Medical-Surgical Nursing at a Glance

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Author: Ian Peate

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118902750

Category: Medical

Page: 184

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Medical-Surgical Nursing at a Glance is the perfect companion for study and revision for nursing and healthcare students from the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series. This easy-to-read, accessible guide brings together all the key principles of caring for patients with medical and surgical needs. Highly visual, each topic is covered in one two-page spread, making it easy to quickly read up on key information and grasp the essentials of the key aspects of caring for the adult patient. A clear and accessible foundation of the need to know aspects of medicine and surgery for nurses Takes a systems approach exploring nursing care of key medical and surgical conditions and disorders Covers assessment, nutrition, pain, infection control Supported by a companion website with over 300 interactive multiple choice questions Provides need-to-know information in a quick-reference format Written from a UK perspective, with application to clinical practice A companion website is available at www.ataglanceseries.com/nursing/medsurg featuring interactive multiple choice questions Medical-Surgical Nursing at a Glance is ideal for nursing students looking for a clear and visual summary of care of the adult patient.

Respiratory Nursing at a Glance

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Author: Wendy Preston

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119048303

Category: Medical

Page: 152

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From the publishers of the market leading at a Glance series, and in collaboration with the Association of Respiratory Nurses (ARNS), comes this easy-to-read, highly visual guide bringing together key principles of Respiratory Nursing. Highly visual, each topic is covered in a two-page spread, making it easy to quickly read up on key information and grasp the essentials of respiratory care, as well as a focus on preventative measures to prevent, minimise and control respiratory disease. Covers a wide range of topics, including assessment and diagnosis, respiratory health, medication, communication, models and management of care, acute and chronic care, and common respiratory diseases Takes a unique, holistic approach to care across the life course – from childhood to end of life care. Provides need-to-know information in a highly visual, evidence-based, quick-reference format. Respiratory Nursing at a Glance is ideal for nurses and health care students and practitioners at all levels involved in respiratory care.

Pathophysiology for Nurses at a Glance

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Author: Muralitharan Nair,Ian Peate

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118746066

Category: HEALTH & FITNESS

Page: 208

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"Exploring a range of key diseases and conditions, each chapter in this book provides an overview of the related anatomy and physiology, signs and symptoms, investigations, management, and treatment."--From back cover.

Perioperative Practice at a Glance

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Author: Paul Wicker

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118842154

Category: Medical

Page: 160

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From the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series comes this new title on all aspects of caring for patients in the perioperative environment. From pre-operative care, through the anaesthetic and surgical phases to post-operation and recovery, this easy-to-read, quick-reference resource uses the unique at a Glance format to quickly convey need-to-know information in both images and text, allowing vital knowledge to be revised promptly and efficiently. Brings together all aspects of perioperative practice in one easy-to-read book Moves through the patient journey, providing support to perioperative practitioners in all aspects of their role Covers key information on perioperative emergencies Includes material on advanced skills to support Advanced Practitioners Each topic is covered in two pages, allowing for easy revision and reference This is a must-have resource for operating department practitioners and students, theatre nurses and nursing students, and trainee surgeons and anaesthetists.

Acute and Critical Care Nursing at a Glance

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Author: Helen Dutton,Jacqui Finch

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118815173

Category: Medical

Page: 168

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37 Acute circulatory failure 5: heart failure -- 38 Principles of cardiac surgery -- 39 Physiology of the gastrointestinal system -- 40 Acute medical and surgical gastrointestinal problems -- 41 Physiology of the renal system -- 42 Acute kidney injury -- 43 Burns: immediate care -- 44 Major trauma -- 45 Resuscitation -- Part 5 Disability: patients with neurological impairment -- 46 Physiology of the brain -- 47 Neurological assessment -- 48 Neurological impairment -- 49 Drug overdose and poisoning -- 50 Acute endocrine problems -- Part 6 Exposure -- 51 Skin integrity -- 52 Nutritional assessment and support -- Part 7 Decision making in acute and critical care -- 53 Summary of decision making -- 54 Professional, legal and ethical considerations -- 55 Mental health concerns -- 56 Last days of life -- Appendix -- References and further reading -- Glossary -- Index -- EULA

Emergency Nursing at a Glance

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Author: Natalie Holbery,Paul Newcombe

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111886767X

Category: Medical

Page: 184

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From the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series comes a wide-ranging and succinct overview of the key concepts of emergency care. Emergency Nursing at a Glance uses the unique and highly visual at a Glance format to convey vital information quickly and efficiently, ensuring that nursing students have access to all the important topics they need for an emergency care placement. This highly visual, easy-to-read guide is the ideal companion for anyone entering fields involving urgent or unscheduled care. •Includes all aspects of emergency care, including trauma, minor injury, triage processes, patient assessment, common emergency presentations, as well as legal, ethical and professional issues. •Covers care of adults, children, and those with learning disabilities and mental health conditions •Presented in the bestselling at a Glance format, with superb illustrations and a concise approach Emergency Nursing at a Glance is an invaluable resource for nursing students, newly qualified nurses and other healthcare professionals working in emergency departments, urgent care centres, minor injury units and walk-in centres.

Anatomy at a Glance

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Author: Omar Faiz,Simon Blackburn,David Moffat

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118297105

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, and in full-colour, this new edition provides an accessible introduction and revision aid for medical, nursing and all health sciences students. Thoroughly updated and now fully supported by a set of web-based flashcards, Anatomy at a Glance provides a user-friendly overview of anatomy to encapsulate all that the student needs to know. Anatomy at a Glance: Addresses the basic concepts of anatomy in an highly visual, easy-to-remember way Features two new chapters outlining anatomical terminology and basic embryology Includes more coverage of imaging techniques such as CT and MRI Offers free online flashcards for self-assessment and revision at www.wiley.com/go/anatomyataglance This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from Google Play or the MedHand Store. To find out more about the at a Glance series, please visit www.ataglanceseries.com

Critical Care Medicine at a Glance

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Author: Richard M. Leach

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118302761

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, and now in full-colour, Acute Medicine at a Glance is an accessible introduction and revision text for medical students. Fully revised and updated to reflect changes to the content and assessment methods used by medical schools, this at a Glance provides a user-friendly overview of Acute Medicine to encapsulate all that the student needs to know. This new edition of Acute Medicine at a Glance: Fully revised and updated to increase coverage of acute medicine - a rapidly expanding area of medicine Provides a simple and straightforward, yet rapid, introduction to the care of the acutely ill Provides a new feature - 'Pearls of Wisdom' to aid learning and understanding Increased coverage of neurological emergencies, acute and abdominal emergencies, arrhythmias, imaging and fluid management Ideal for medical students, junior doctors and nurses as they are increasingly required to acquire skills in managing acutely-ill patients

Transplantation at a Glance

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Author: Menna Clatworthy,Christopher Watson,Michael Allison,John Dark

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118308549

Category: Medical

Page: 104

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The first basic overview of all aspects of transplantationwith a clarity not to be found in more inaccessibletextbooks. This brand new title provides a succinct overview of both thescientific and clinical principles of organ transplantation and thetypes of organ transplant, featuring highly-illustrated informationcovering core topics in transplantation including: Organ donors Organ preservation Assessment of transplant recipients Indications for transplantation Immunology of transplantation Immunosuppression and its complications Overviews of thoracic and abdominal organ transplantation,including the kidneys, liver, heart and lungs Transplantation at a Glance is the idealintroduction for medical students, junior doctors, surgicaltrainees, immunology students, pharmacists, and nurses ontransplant wards.

Wound Care at a Glance

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Author: Ian Peate,Wyn Glencross

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118684672

Category: Medical

Page: 128

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Wound Care at a Glance combines superb illustrations with accessible and informative text to make the key concepts of wound care easy to understand. Providing practical guidance for all healthcare professionals who care for people with wounds, or who have an interest in this complex area of healthcare, it succinctly addresses a wide range of issues including relevant anatomy and physiology, psychological issues, physical care considerations, patient safety issues, legal and ethical issues, and various treatment and management options.

Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at a Glance

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Author: Morgan McMonagle,Matthew Stephenson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118496035

Category: Medical

Page: 160

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Following the popular and accessible at a Glance format, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at a Glance demystifies the important concepts of vascular disease and vascular surgery. Featuring in-depth details of common vascular topics, to rarer presentations, this is an ideal guide for those interested in a variety of subjects relating to this rapidly expanding area. This is a must-read for any specialist at all levels who has an on-going commitment to vascular disease management and medical education. Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at a Glance: Comprehensively covers the key concepts and core practical procedures with superb illustrations Is a brilliant companion to the emerging curriculum for specialist vascular training Is an excellent source of information and management guidelines for interdisciplinary specialties Includes a companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/vascular featuring a wide range of interactive multiple choice questions This title forms a succinct overview of vascular disease management, giving salient points relevant to general surgery examinations, for those requiring an in-depth yet manageable introduction to vascular diseases, and for those entering this prevalent field as a stand-alone specialty.

Measurement in Nursing and Health Research

Fourth Edition

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Author: Dr. Carolyn F. Waltz, PhD, RN, FAAN,Dr. Ora Lea Strickland, PhD, RN, FAAN,Dr. Elizabeth R. Lenz, PhD, RN, FAAN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826105080

Category: Medical

Page: 504

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Designated a Doody's Core Title! "This is a valuable resource for readers seeking basic to advanced information on measurement. It should be on the bookshelf of all researchers, and a requirement for graduate nursing students."Score: 100, 5 stars--Doody's Medical Reviews "...this book is a wonderful shelf reference for nurse researcher mentors and investigators who may need to explore content or use content to design, test, select, and evaluate instruments and methods used in measuring nurse concepts and outcomes."--Clinical Nurse Specialist This fourth edition presents everything nurses and health researchers need to know about designing, testing, selecting, and evaluating instruments and methods for measuring in nursing. Thoroughly updated, this fourth edition now contains only the latest, most cutting-edge measurement instruments that have direct applicability for nurses and health researchers in a variety of roles, including students, clinicians, educators, researchers, administrators, and consultants. Using clear and accessible language, the authors explain in detail, and illustrate by example, how to conduct sound measurement practices that have been adequately tested for reliability and validity. This edition is enriched with topics on the leading edge of nursing and health care research, such as measurement in the digital world, biomedical instrumentation, new clinical data collection methods, and methods for measuring quality of care. Key features: Provides new and emerging strategies for testing the validity of specific measures Discusses computer-based testing: the use of Internet research and data collection Investigates methods for measuring physiological variables using biomedical instrumentation Includes information on measurement practices in clinical research, focusing on clinical data collection methods, such as clinimetrics Identifies the challenges of measuring quality of care and how to address them

Infection Prevention and Control at a Glance

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Author: Debbie Weston,Alison Burgess,Sue Roberts

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118973550

Category: Medical

Page: 144

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Infection Prevention and Control at a Glance is the perfect companion for study and revision for pre-registration nursing and healthcare students, as well as qualified nurses and medical students. Infection prevention and control is one of the key five ‘essential skills clusters’ that is incorporated into all pre-registration nursing programmes. This highly visual and dynamic book is a thorough resource for nurses wanting to consolidate and expand their knowledge of this important part of nursing. Written by experienced infection prevention and control specialist nurses, it provides a concise and simple approach to a vast and complex subject, and equips the reader with key information in relation to various aspects of infection prevention and control practice. Provides a snap-shot of the application of infection prevention and control in practice and the key infections affecting patients in both acute and primary care A uniquely visual and accessible overview of a topic of relevance to all nursing staff Includes key points for clinical practice, patient management, and signposting of key national guidance documents and websites Available in a wide-range of digital formats - perfect for 'on the go' study and revision

Sexual and Reproductive Health at a Glance

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Author: Catriona Melville

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118460723

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 128

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Sexual and Reproductive Health at a Glance provides a highly-illustrated, visual introduction to all aspects of sexual and reproductive health, from basic clinical examination skills to the management of acute Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and unplanned pregnancy. Covering topics which are often difficult to access as an undergraduate or junior doctor, Sexual and Reproductive Health at a Glance focuses on the fundamental principles in delivering effective contraception and sexual health care. It features high-yield information on the essential clinical topics covered in the Community Sexual and Reproductive Health (CSRH) curriculum. Presented in the familiar, easy-to-use, at a Glance format, Sexual and Reproductive Health at a Glance: • Provides a quick revision of basic anatomy, physiology and clinical skills • Offers balanced coverage of both male and female GU pathology, STIs and contraception • Includes material on practical gynaecological procedures performed in the out-patient setting • Presents a holistic approach to issues dealt with in this specialty • Takes a global perspective by addressing SRH issues in different cultures and resource-limited settings • Includes a companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/sexualhealth featuring a selection of case scenarios and interactive flashcards for self-test This brand new title will provide an invaluable resource for medical and healthcare students, junior doctors, SRH trainees and busy clinicians working in other specialties.

Smart Nursing

Nurse Retention & Patient Safety Improvement Strategies, Second Edition

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Author: June Fabre MBA, RNC

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826125859

Category: Medical

Page: 232

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CE credit available through the No Dakota Nurses Association "Smoothly written and effectively blending hard facts and personal observations, the book is peppered with inspiring success stories about "what works" in terms of improving morale and the quality of nursing practice." Sean Clarke, RN, PhD, CRNP University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing "[Fabre's] not afraid to tackle the tough issues .Implementing Smart Nursing concepts will result in energy enhancing experiences for your nurses and better care for your patients." --Susan Keane Baker, MHA Author, Managing Patient Expectations Too many health care organizations are using short-term fixes to patient health care delivery problems. Patients, however, require long-term solutions that treat the whole person, not just their particular ailment. What the profession needs is Smart Nursing. Smart Nursing provides practical guidance on patient care that every nurse, manager, and health care facility can use to restore patient safety, generate revenue, reduce nurse turnover, and stimulate realistic health care solutions. In this new edition, Fabre presents the recently updated Smart Nursing model. This practical model uses seven basic elements to deliver improved results, improved patient care, and increased employee job satisfaction. These simple yet critical building blocks- caring, respect, simplicity, flexibility, integrity, communication, and professional culture-allow nurses to create a positive work environment, and provide holistic care to patients. Special Features: Provides practical, cost-effective solutions to business and management problems, such as strategies for improved staffing and retention Includes guidance on leadership and mentoring, building high-performance teams, and accelerating professional development Presents strategies and recommendations for developing strong relationships with staff for increased communication and efficiency

Ophthalmology at a Glance

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Author: Jane Olver,Lorraine Cassidy,Gurjeet Jutley,Laura Crawley

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405184736

Category: Medical

Page: 144

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Ophthalmology at a Glance provides a concise overview of the specialty, with clear and simple diagrams illustrating the essential information required for students, trainee optometrists, opticians and specialty nurses. It includes details on history and examination, before moving through specific conditions and their treatment. Closely tracking the undergraduate ophthalmology curriculum, this new edition is fully updated to reflect new developments in the field. Ophthalmology at a Glance: • Features tip boxes to give further insight into topics, warning boxes to indicate cautionary advice, help with exam technique, further reading, and key point boxes which summarize each chapter • Includes new chapters on tropical ophthalmology, ocular oncology and giant cell arteritis • Features expanded material on red eye and painful loss of vision, and discussion of new scientific evidence for the existence of a sixth layer of the cornea (Dua’s layer) • Includes a companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/ophthal featuring clinical case studies, all the clinical images from the book as PowerPoint slides, and interactive flashcards for self-test

Oncology at a Glance

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Author: Graham G. Dark

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118369718

Category: Medical

Page: 136

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This brand new title in the market-leading at a Glance series brings together fundamental information on cancer biology and treatment to provide a holistic understanding of oncology. It explores both relevant scientific content and key human issues, including communication and palliative care. Oncology at a Glance: • Provides an accessible overview of the scientific foundation of cancer medicine • Covers the common cancers as well as key information on presentation and approaches to investigation and management • Includes young adult oncology, the multidisciplinary team, clinical trials in oncology, approach to treatment and response assessment, management of nausea, and end-of-life care • Was developed with students for students, to ensure it contains exactly what students need to know Oncology at a Glance is an ideal guide for medical students and foundation-year doctors as well as any other healthcare professionals looking to consolidate their knowledge of oncology. This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from Google Play or the MedHand Store.

Public Health and Epidemiology at a Glance

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Author: Margaret Somerville,K. Kumaran,Rob Anderson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118999320

Category: Medical

Page: 128

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Public Health and Epidemiology at a Glance is a highly visual introduction to the key concepts and major themes of population health. With comprehensive coverage of all the core topics covered at medical school, it helps students understand the determinants of health and their study, from personal lifestyle choices and behaviour, to environmental, social and economic factors. This fully updated new edition features: • More coverage of audit and quality improvement techniques • Brand new sections on maternal and child health, and health of older people • New chapters on social determinants of health and guideline development • Expanded self-assessment material This accessible guide is an invaluable resource for medical and healthcare students, junior doctors, and those preparing for a career in epidemiology and public health.

Health at a Glance 2003 OECD Indicators

OECD Indicators

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Author: OECD

Publisher: OECD Publishing

ISBN: 9264104062

Category:

Page: 152

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Brings together the latest comparable data and trends concerning health status and risks, the activity and resources of health care systems, as well as health expenditure and financing across the 30 OECD countries. It contains a larger set of indicators than the previous edition.

Embryology at a Glance

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Author: Samuel Webster,Rhiannon de Wreede

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118286545

Category: Medical

Page: 120

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This brand new title provides a highly illustrated introduction to key embryological concepts, with concise, memorable descriptions of major embryological developments. Embryology at a Glance introduces the basic principles of human development, from mitosis and meiosis, and walks you through the primary formation of each body system, with coverage of the continued development of the respiratory and vascular systems during the foetal and neonatal periods. Fully geared towards the medical school curriculum, the coverage of major steps in human development allows a better understanding of adult anatomy, development-associated conditions, congenital abnormalities and their treatments. Embryology at a Glance: Features full colour photographs and illustrations, including 3-dimensional illustrations where appropriate, and full labels Offers ‘one-stop’ coverage of the skeletal, muscular, circulatory, respiratory, nervous, reproductive, urinary, endocrine and digestive systems Highlights clinical correlations throughout Includes timelines so you won’t lose sight of the temporal aspect of embryology Includes Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and Extended Matching questions (EMQs) for revision and review A companion website with links to the Dr Webster’s embryological and anatomical podcasts is available at: www.wiley.com/go/embryology The clear, descriptive diagrams characteristic of the at a Glance series will help all medical students and health professionals develop an understanding of human development and its implications for clinical practice.