Exploring Medical Language Flash Cards by Myrna LaFleur Brooks; Danielle LaFleur BrooksMaster the medical terminology you'll need for success with this easy-to-use, objective-based approach! Focused on medical terminology and vocabulary, Exploring Medical Language: A Student-Directed Approach, 8th Edition helps you understand complex medical terms using a proven step-by-step strategy, building each term from its foundation. With a logical, body-systems organization and engaging terminology exercises throughout, it's your key to communicating confidently and effectively with other health care professionals. Systematic approach to terminology equips you to recognize and define new terms as you encounter them and to build the medical vocabulary you'll need in the health care setting. Pronunciation key provides quick access to frequently referenced material. Case studies encourage critical thinking and challenge you to apply what you've learned to realistic scenarios. Complementary and Alternative Medicine boxes highlight words and phrases associated with this increasingly popular discipline. Terminology flash cards (409 cards) included with every book provide valuable review and self-assessment tools you can take anywhere for study on the go. Audio CDs, available at an additional charge and packaged either separately or with the book, help you perfect your pronunciation of difficult terms. Engaging study tools on a companion Evolve website reinforce your understanding through interactive exercises, the Body Spectrum A&P review program, and a 5,000-term English/Spanish glossary. Medical Terminology Online, available at an additional charge, gives you an enhanced learning experience with fully integrated online lessons, animations, slide shows, quizzes, exams, and more. Anatomy and physiology "boosters" on the companion Evolve website strengthen your understanding of important A&P concepts. Updated terms and abbreviations throughout the text keep you current with the latest advances in technology and changes in the health care industry. New illustrations clarify complex physiological processes and familiarize you with equipment you may encounter on the job.
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Publication Date: 2011
LPN Facts: Made Incredibly Quick! by Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Staff (Prepared for Publication by); Springhouse Publishing Company StaffLPN Facts Made Incredibly Quick! Second Edition is the point-of-care reference that every LPN needs. Incorporating popular features of the Incredibly Easy! Series® , this pocket-sized book provides instant access to information nurses need quickly every day. The wipeable page surface allows nurses to make notes and remove them easily. Tabbed and color-coded sections and an easy-to-use index facilitate quick reference. Coverage includes weight and temperature conversion charts; infection control measures; assessment, illustrations of key landmarks; quick-scan charts of laboratory test results; medication administration via different routes IV infusions and calculating drip rates; geriatric care; emergency basics such as infant, child, and adult CPR, cardiac arrest algorithm, and interventions for choking; fall precautions; English-Spanish guides; and treatment for biological weapons exposure. This edition includes safe drug administration guidelines; evidence-based nursing guidelines; more geriatric information; more nursing skills; new patient safety information; updated CPR guidelines; pressure ulcer stages; and an expanded Spanish picture dictionary.
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Publication Date: 2009
Pediatric Facts: Made Incredibly Quick! by Springhouse Publishing Company Staff; Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Staff (Prepared for Publication by)Pediatric Facts Made Incredibly Quick, 2e is the quick reference every nurse wants and needs. The soft, protective spiral-top binding permits quick access to information and a flat surface for reading. The wipeable surface allows the nurse to make notes on any page and remove them with an alcohol wipe. Pediatric Facts MIQ, 2e, covers topics every pediatric nurse uses every day and needs quickly for safe care, including age-related developmental milestones; adaptations in assessment techniques for pediatric patients; normal assessment findings for each age-group; abuse assessment; pediatric vital signs; pain assessment; immunization schedules; laboratory test results; conversions, calculations, injection sites, I.V. therapy, and infusion rates for pediatric patients; poison and falls prevention; emergency measures, including CPR and pediatric advanced life support (PALS); and basics such as temperature and weight conversion charts, nutritional guidelines, common terms, an English-Spanish quick reference guide, and an easy, quick-to-use index.