Critical Care Examination Review

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Author: Laura Gasparis Vonfrolio,Joanne Noone

Publisher: Education Enterprises

ISBN: 9780962724695

Category: Critical care medicine

Page: 412

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Critical Care Examination Review

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Author: Laura Gasparis,Laura Gasparis Vonfrolio,Joanne Noone

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780874340006

Category: Critical care medicine

Page: 307

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PASS CCRN®! - E-Book

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Author: Robin Donohoe Dennison

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323077293

Category: Medical

Page: 928

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Fully updated to mirror the latest CCRN-Adult test plan, PASS CCRN®!, 4th Edition is well known for its innovative learning strategies, targeted-yet-comprehensive coverage, and meticulous accuracy. Each section of the exam is addressed in detail, with review content presented in logical outline format and accompanied by a wealth of illustrations, tables, and algorithms. Learning activities in the book, as well as more than 1,000 review questions on the companion Evolve website, offer valuable practice and test-taking experience. *The practice tests on the CD-ROM referenced on page 9 are now found on the accompanying website for the book. The website can be accessed by using the pincode found in the front matter of the book and following the prompts.* Completely updated content follows the latest CCRN Test Plan to ensure you have the most current information for exam preparation. Easy-to-follow outline format quickly and clearly presents the information you must know to pass the CCRN exam. Engaging learning activities provide fun and stimulating ways to learn critical concepts. Helpful appendices offer quick access to common abbreviations, laboratory values, and formulas essential to providing effective critical nursing care. NEW! Behavioral/Psychosocial chapter reflects the latest CCRN test plan, addressing behavioral and psychosocial issues that affect the care of the critically ill. More than 1,000 multiple-choice review questions on the new companion Evolve website offer convenient electronic access and can be answered in Study Mode or Exam Mode. Nearly 45% of the art is new or updated, including completely new algorithms based on the latest core protocols from the AHA, to help clarify complex concepts. Pharmacology boxes in each chapter highlight pharmacology as it pertains to each body system.

Revision Notes in Intensive Care Medicine

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Author: Stuart Gillon,Chris Wright,Cameron Knott,Mark McPhail,Luigi Camporota

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0191069647

Category: Medical

Page: 432

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Revision Notes in Intensive Care Medicine is a key resource for candidates preparing for postgraduate intensive care examinations. Mapped to the FFICM, EDIC and FCICM syllabuses, this title ensures candidates have all the information needed to prepare for their examinations. Information is presented in concise note form and bullet points with visually memorable tools, such as tables and diagrams, making revising and retaining key facts easier. Chapters are arranged into physiological systems, such as 'Respiratory Intensive Care' and 'Obstetric Intensive Care', and are subdivided into major clinical issues within each chapter so specific areas of further study can be found easily. Drawing from the authors' experiences as successful candidates, and carefully reviewed by consultants, Revision Notes in Intensive Care Medicine provides the foundation for postgraduate intensive care exam revision.

Cracking the Intercollegiate General Surgery FRCS Viva

A Revision Guide

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Author: Elizabeth Ball,Stewart Walsh,Tjun Tang

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1444184733

Category: Medical

Page: 399

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The FRCS examination is the last hurdle on the road to independent practice as a consultant surgeon in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The voce viva portion of the exam can be particularly challenging for candidates who must demonstrate not only their knowledge of various surgical topics, but also their reasoning and decision-making abilities. Cracking the Intercollegiate General Surgery FRCS Viva: A Revision Guide provides the framework and knowledge to pass the non-subspecialty sections of the FRCS (General Surgery) viva and clinical examination. This comprehensive revision text covers all essential topics in critical care, emergency and general surgery as well as critical appraisal of research papers, basic statistics and data manipulation for the academic section. Highlights: Layout: A unique approach recreates the structure and content of each individual viva Past questions: Actual viva questions pooled from successful FRCS candidates are included so you know what worked Contributors: Insight from experienced clinicians who have trained in the UK higher surgical training system This essential revision guide provides you with the vital points for each topic, presented in a concise, structured manner and referenced where appropriate. It is essential reading for anyone preparing for the FRCS General Surgery exam.

Critical Care Nursing Certification: Preparation, Review, and Practice Exams, Sixth Edition

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Author: Thomas Ahrens,Donna Prentice,Ruth Kleinpell

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071701923

Category: Medical

Page: 701

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The best review available for Critical Care certification A Doody's Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE for 2011! Critical Care Nursing Certification is a complete step-by-step guide that thoroughly covers everything you need to know to pass the examination administered by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN). Presented in short, easy-to-read chapters, the book includes subject-specific practice exams, allowing you to target your study and quickly identify weak areas. In addition, the handy "Editor's Note" feature explains changes to the exam, highlights what's important, and alerts you to the number of questions you should expect on a given topic. Everything you need to pass the Critical Care certification exam: NEW! Companion CD-ROM containing two complete practice exams NEW! A section on behavioral and psychological factors in critical care NEW! Expanded neurology section Valuable test-taking tips to help you perform your best on the exam A practice exam at the end of each part of the book Content that includes every topic you will see on the exam: Cardiovascular; Pulmonary; Endocrine; Immunology and Hematology; Neurology; Gastroenterology; Renal; Multiorgan Problems; Synergy; Behavior

Pediatric CCRN Certification Review

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Author: Ann J. Brorsen,Keri R. Rogelet

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449615791

Category: Medical

Page: 432

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Pediatric CCRN Certification Review is an essential guide for critical care nurses preparing for the Pediatric CCRN exam. Containing more than 1,200 practice questions with rationales representative of those found on the Pediatric CCRN exam, it offers a succinct, yet comprehensive review of the core material. Organized to provide essential test taking strategies and techniques for passing the exam, Pediatric CCRN Certification Review explores the Synergy Model, cardiovascular and pulmonary systems, neurology, renal, gastrointestinal, hematology, immunology, endocrine, multisystem, and behavioral issues. Included with the book is an online access code for JB TestPrep, our online interactive testing program, to help you pass the exam. Don’t forget to visit our new nursing certification website: www.NursingCertificationSuccess.com

Critical Care Notes

Clinical Pocket Guide

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Author: Janice Jones,Brenda Fix

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803644841

Category: Medical

Page: 288

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Completely revised and updated, the 2nd Edition offers even more of what you need at a moment’s notice, including coverage of rebreathing masks, cardiac surgeries, traumatic brain and head injuries, MRSA prevention and treatment guidelines, and much more!

Surgical Critical Care Vivas

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Author: Mazyar Kanani

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521681537

Category: Medical

Page: 244

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Gives candidates a means of practising some common questions that they will be asked in their viva examinations.

Priorities in Critical Care Nursing

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Author: Linda D. Urden,Kathleen M. Stacy,Mary E. Lough

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323320864

Category: Medical

Page: 664

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Ensure you are up to date on all the common and urgent issues in the critical care unit with Priorities in Critical Care Nursing, 7th Edition! With its succinct coverage of all core critical care nursing topics, this evidence-based text is the perfect resource for both practicing nurses and nursing students alike. Using the latest, most authoritative research, this book will help you identify priorities to accurately and effectively manage patient care. Content spans the areas of medication, patient safety, patient education, nursing diagnosis, and collaborative management and much more to equip you for success in all aspects of critical care nursing. This new edition also features new case studies, new QSEN-focused call-out boxes throughout the text, a complete digital glossary, and revised chapter summaries. Evidence-based approach offers the most accurate and timely patient care recommendations based on the latest and most authoritative research, meta-analyses, and systematic reviews available. UNIQUE! Nursing Diagnosis Priorities boxes list the most urgent potential nursing diagnoses, with a page reference to the corresponding Nursing Management Plan. Nursing Management Plans provide a complete care plan for every Priority Diagnosis that includes the diagnosis, definition, defining characteristics, outcome criteria, nursing interventions, and rationales. Case studies with critical thinking questions test your understanding of key concepts and their practical applications. Concept maps help students understand common critical health conditions, including acute coronary syndrome, acute renal failure, ischemic stroke, and shock. Collaborative Management boxes guide you through the management of a wide variety of disorders. Patient Education boxes list the concepts that must be taught to the patient and the family before discharge from the ICU. Priority Medication boxes offer a foundation in the pharmacology used most in critical care. NEW! QSEN Evidence-Based Practice boxes use the PICOT framework to cover a timely topic and the research that underlies current patient care. NEW! TEACH for Nurses manual includes unique case studies, outlines, instructor resources, student resources, answer keys, and more. NEW! PowerPoint slides with unfolding case studies have been updated to include interactive questions and sample handoff information in the ISBARR format for appropriate chapters. NEW! Cultural Competency boxes provide information on basic cultural topics, including what cues to watch for and how to better provide culturally competent care. NEW! QSEN Teamwork and Collaboration boxes offer concise guidelines for effective handoffs, assessments, and communications between nurses and other hospital staff. NEW! QSEN Patient Safety Alert boxes highlight important guidelines and tips to ensure patient safety. NEW! QSEN Internet Resources boxes identify key organizations and websites for both general critical care practice and for each specific body system. NEW! Key points at the end of each chapter offer a quick study tool for students. NEW! More-detailed objectives now include every disorder covered in the chapter. NEW! Digital glossary on the Evolve companion site help to increase students’ critical care nursing vocabulary.

Critical Care MCQs

A Companion for Intensive Care Exams

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Author: Steven Lobaz,Mika Hamilton,Alastair J. Glossop,Ajay H. Raithatha

Publisher: tfm Publishing Limited

ISBN: 1910079154

Category: Medical

Page: 512

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Critical Care MCQs is the perfect companion for anyone sitting exams in intensive care, as a training resource or just wanting to improve their knowledge in this constantly developing area of medical practice. Written by critical care doctors with experience of UK and European examination formats, this book leads the reader through 450 true/false questions with referenced explanations, covering core syllabus topics and key influential papers to date. A detailed list of further resources and recommendations relevant to critical care revision is also provided to enable readers to further their knowledge and understanding. It is hoped that this book will prove invaluable for preparation and success in upcoming intensive care exams for both candidates and trainers. This book would be useful for not only candidates sitting the UK Final Fellowship of Intensive Care Medicine (FFICM) and European Diploma of Intensive Care (EDIC) exams, but also the Indian Diploma in Critical Care Medicine (IDCCM), the Diploma of the Irish Board of Intensive Care Medicine (DIBICM), the Australia and New Zealand Fellowship of the College of Intensive Care Medicine (CICM), American Board and any other country-related intensive care exams.

AACN Core Curriculum for High Acuity, Progressive and Critical Care Nursing - E-Book

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Author: AACN

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323429327

Category: Medical

Page: 864

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From the experts at the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) comes the definitive resource for critical care certification and clinical practice. This new seventh edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect the current state of high acuity, progressive, and critical care nursing practice and includes expanded coverage of pain management, palliative care, and end-of-life care; transplantation; and key AACN initiatives. It also reflects the most current literature, national and international guidelines, clinical studies, and of course, the newest content on the CCRN® exam. Authored by the experts at the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), this is the definitive guide to critical care nursing certification and clinical practice. NEW! Significantly updated content corresponds to the most recent CCRN® examination blueprint and reflects the most current literature, national and international guidelines, clinical studies, AACN/ANA scope of practice, and ECCO 3.0. NEW! Expanded coverage of key content reflects the healthcare needs of today’s patients, including pain management, palliative care, and end-of-life care; nutritional support; transplantation; and key AACN initiatives. Concise outline format is organized by body system to make information easy to digest. NEW! Clinical Pearls and Key Concepts boxes highlight key content and serve as a convenient quick reference. NEW! Improved navigation includes printed index tabs to help distinguish chapters and find information fast. Basic to advanced levels of coverage, with an emphasis on clinical nursing practice, prepare you for the full range of knowledge you will encounter on the CCRN exam and in practice. Coverage of the AACN Synergy Model is featured in the new opening chapter. Professional Care and Ethical Practice is integrated into the Core Curriculum series framework. A new chapter on Critical Care Patients with Special Needs includes bariatric and geriatric patients in critical care, as well as high-risk obstetric patients. Features new content on chest tubes, liver transplantation for acute liver failure, spirituality, and spiritual aspects of care. Integrates pain as the 5th vital sign and includes JCAHO, HCFA, and AHCPR guidelines relating to pain management. Features AHRQ evidence-based practice guidelines as reference sources for practice interventions. New organization for Patient Care presents patient problems, needs, etc. in order of clinical priority. Expanded Nursing Interventions includes considerations related to patient/family education, patient transfer, and discharge planning. Web-based resources for CDC, AHA, NINR, National Guideline Clearinghouse, NIH Consensus Conference Proceedings, ADA.

Mosby's Paramedic Refresher and Review

A Case Studies Approach

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Author: Alice Dalton,Richard A. Walker

Publisher: Jems Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780323047524

Category: Medical

Page: 465

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This revised reprint is now updated to reflect the new 2005 emergency cardiac care guidelines. Using a case-based approach, it offers the most realistic view of prehospital emergency care. This unique text is the only case-based text available covering all of the information needed for paramedic refresher and certification preparation and review. In a concise, user-friendly format, the text features basic concepts of patient assessment and treatment, incorporating anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology in the context of actual patient encounters. Each chapter presents several real-life emergency scenarios. Questions and answers follow for immediate feedback. Unique! The only case-based text on the market today for paramedics who are recertifying or taking the National Registry exam for the first time. The case-based approach uses actual patient encounters for realistic learning and increased retention to make information more easily applicable in the field. The text relates anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology to patient signs and symptoms to promote understanding at the most basic levels, which means a more thorough grasp of the topic and better performance in the field. Content overviews! Each chapter provides a brief summary of the subject matter and integrates the content into patient scenarios to maximize comprehension. Each case includes the final diagnosis and outcomes based on actual patient situations. Questions, Answers, and Outcomes in each chapter encourage critical thinking skills and help the reader appreciate the consequences of decisions. A concise, one-column design provides a user-friendly format. Updated to reflect the new 2005 emergency cardiac care guidelines. Two new chapters - Scene Management and Weapons of Mass Destruction. Updated throughout to reflect the most current research, updated pharmacologic interventions, and new treatment standards. Chapters have been organized in the order of the National Standard Curriculum (NSC).

PCCN Certification Review

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Author: Brorsen,Keri R. Rogelet

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1284111180

Category: Medical

Page: 376

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Review Guides/Certification Prep/Pocket Guides

Emergency & Critical Care Pocket Guide

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Author: Informed,,Paula Derr,Jon Tardiff,Mike McEvoy

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 1284213358

Category: Medical

Page: 240

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The most popular pocket reference in emergency nursing - now in a new edition! The Emergency & Critical Care Pocket Guide has been an essential resource for physicians, paramedics, and nurses for over a decade. The Pocket Guide consolidates critical information found in desk references into a convenient 3"x5" pocket-size format that is handy enough to take with you anywhere.

Civetta, Taylor, & Kirby's Critical Care

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Author: Andrea Gabrielli,A. Joseph Layon,Mihae Yu

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 9780781768696

Category: Medical

Page: 2765

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The leading critical care textbook since 1988, Civetta, Taylor and Kirby's Critical Care is now in its Fourth Edition, with a new editorial team, over thirty new chapters, and completely updated information. The book addresses every problem encountered in the intensive care unit and covers surgical critical care more thoroughly than any other text. Each chapter begins with immediate concerns and proceeds to broader-based discussions of relevant pathophysiologic and clinical issues. This edition has new sections on shock states; pharmacology, nutrition, toxicology and the environment; and disaster management. New chapters include bedside ultrasound, point of care testing, neurogenic shock, anaphylactic shock, surgical infections, and acute coronary syndrome. A companion Website will offer instant access to the fully searchable text.

Anaesthesia and Intensive Care A-Z E-Book

An Encyclopaedia of Principles and Practice

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Author: Steven M. Yentis,Nicholas P. Hirsch,James Ip

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702071870

Category: Medical

Page: 640

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For 25 years Anaesthesia, Intensive Care and Perioperative Medicine A-Z has provided a comprehensive resource of the relevant aspects of pharmacology, physiology, anatomy, physics, statistics, medicine, surgery, general anaesthetic practice, intensive care, equipment, and the history of anaesthesia and intensive care. Originally prepared as essential reading for candidates for the Fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists and similar exams, this fully updated edition will also prove as invaluable as ever for all anaesthetists and critical care physicians, as well as operating department practitioners and specialist nurses. The alphabetical arrangement with extensive cross-referencing ensures a full understanding of topics. The succinct and clear text and diagrams make for easy quick reference. The exam preparation checklist is ordered by key topics to facilitate effective revision. The contents are easily accessible with the accompanying ebook. There has been a substantial addition of new entries as well as revision of existing ones. This acknowledges the breadth of information needed to satisfy the range of activities performed by anaesthetic, intensive care, nursing and other colleagues, and also reflects the ever-changing field in which they all work. The consolidation of the role of anaesthetists as ‘perioperative physicians’ is reflected in additional entries of particular relevance and also by the enhanced title of the book. The structured ‘revision checklist’ of entries which is particularly useful to those preparing for examinations has been further developed for this edition.

Med-Surg Success

A Q&A Review Applying Critical Thinking to Test Taking

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Author: Kathryn Cadenhead Colgrove

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803657811

Category: Medical

Page: 801

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Assure your mastery of medical-surgical nursing knowledge while honing your critical thinking and test-taking skills. The 3rd Edition of this popular resource features over 2,300 questions (including 550 alternate-format questions) that reflect the latest advances in medical-surgical nursing and the latest NCLEX-RN® test plan. They organize the seemingly huge volume of information you must master into manageable sections divided by body systems and specific diseases

25 Stupid Things Nurses Do to Self Destruct

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Author: Teresa Allen,Joan Brady,Laura Gasparis Vonfrolio

Publisher: Education Enterprises

ISBN: 9780962724633

Category: Burn out (Psychology)

Page: 157

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The Doctor's Guide to Critical Appraisal

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Author: Narinder Kaur Gosall,Gurpal Singh Gosall

Publisher: PasTest Ltd

ISBN: 1905635818

Category: Evidence-based medicine

Page: 224

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The Doctor's Guide to Critical Appraisal, 3e expands on the best-selling second edition with more facts and tips packed into sixty new and updated chapters whilst keeping the unique structure and easy-to-read format. Every chapter focuses on a single topic, assuming no prior knowledge.