Mosby s Drug Guide for Nursing Students with 2014 Update

Author: Linda Skidmore-Roth
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323222684
Format: PDF
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No nursing student should leave home without this book! Mosby's Drug Guide for Nursing Students, 10th Edition offers the most reliable information, now presented in full color. With an A to Z organization, you have quick access to information on 50 drug classifications and more than 4,000 individual generic and trade name drugs. The newest NANDA-I nursing diagnoses help you write care plans, and data on interactions and therapeutic outcomes help you prevent errors. Detailed illustrations show how drugs work at the cellular level, and a photo atlas depicts physical landmarks and techniques for safe and effective drug administration. Known for its focus on drug safety, this handbook is compiled by Linda Skidmore-Roth, a well-known expert in nursing pharmacology, which means you will ALWAYS find the latest and most trustworthy drug information. An Evolve companion website includes profiles of several drugs commonly encountered in clinicals, vibrant animations of drug actions, comprehensive list of combination products, patient-teaching guides, clinical calculators, and more! 2014 Update includes 23 recently approved drugs.

Mosby s Drug Guide for Nursing Students with 2019 Update

Author: Linda Skidmore-Roth
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: 9780323532822
Format: PDF
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From the most-trusted name in nursing comes the drug handbook designed especially for students. Mosby's Drug Guide for Nursing Students, 13th Edition provides you with the latest information on more than 4,000 generic and trade name drugs - including 42 new FDA-approved drugs. Drug monographs are arranged alphabetically, and each includes clear dosing, administration, and nursing process information, so you are ready for clinicals. In fact, what sets this handbook apart is its detailed coverage of rationales and explanations, drug-specific nursing diagnoses, IV drugs, and medication safety which help you understand how families of drugs work. From nursing pharmacology expert Linda Skidmore-Roth, this full-color guide also includes a companion website with additional monographs, recently approved drugs, and Canadian resources!! More than 4,000 generic and trade-name drugs are profiled, covering almost every drug you will administer in practice or in clinicals. Black Box Warnings provide alerts to FDA warnings of dangerous or life-threatening drug reactions. Alert icon highlights the most critical drug interactions and side effects. Bold headings in coverage of IV drug administration highlights dosage and IV administration instructions, including safety considerations and Y-site, syringe, and additive compatibilities. Common and life-threatening side effects are logically organized by body system, showing signs to watch for during assessments. Nursing Process steps are used as the framework for organizing all nursing care information. Alphabetical organization by generic name provides quick and easy access to specific drugs, and a full-color design highlights important information. Complete pharmacokinetic information includes the mechanism and absorption of the drug as well as its action, duration, and excretion. Cross-references indicate drug information that may be found in the appendixes. NEW! 42 monographs on newly released, FDA-approved drugs provide up-to-date content on the latest drug therapies. NEW! The most up-to-date information on drug dosage, warnings, and patient information ensures you understand the safe administration of common classes of drugs, as well as their common side effects and interactions. NEW! eBook version available with additional Evolve-only drug monographs incorporated into the book.

Mosby s Drug Guide for Nursing Students

Author: Linda Skidmore-Roth
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323228542
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This portable, student-friendly reference provides information on 50 drug classifications and more than 4,000 individual generic and trade name drugs — including 20 new FDA-approved drugs. Drug monographs are organized alphabetically for quick reference, and important data on interactions and therapeutic outcomes is also included to help prevent errors. In all, this full-color reference equips you with all the information you could possibly need to master safe drug administration in a wide variety of scenarios. Monographs organized alphabetically by name allow fast retrieval of important information. Comprehensive drug monographs throughout the text contain: Generic names Rx or OTC designations Pronunciations U.S. and Canadian trade names Functional and chemical classifications Pregnancy category Controlled-substance schedule Do-not-confuse drugs Actions Therapeutic outcomes Uses Unlabeled uses Dosages and routes Available forms Adverse effects Contraindications Precautions Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics Drug/herb, drug/food, and lab test interactions Nursing considerations Treatment of overdose Concise, practice-oriented nursing considerations include assessment, implementation, patient/family education, and evaluation. IV drug information is highlighted in one easy-to-find place, under the Implementation heading, and includes special considerations, Y-site, syringe, and additive compatibilities. High alerts drugs are identified by those that pose the greatest risk for patient harm if administered incorrectly. Canadian brand names are designated by a maple leaf icon. Nursing alert icons identify considerations that require special attention. Common and life-threatening side effects are highlighted for easy identification. Do Not Confuse headings help you avoid administering the wrong drugs. Tall Man lettering is applied to easily confused drug names, as recommended by the FDA. Therapeutic Outcome headings in monographs encourage critical thinking and provide a focus for the plan of care. Extensive interactions information including lab test interferences is included. Flexible, water-resistant cover provides durability in the clinical setting. Safe Medication Administration Guide in the back of the book includes a nomogram for calculation of body surface area. Drug Categories section features nursing diagnoses, generic drugs, and highlighted key drugs in each category. 13 illustrations and an atlas of medication administration show mechanisms or sites of action for select drug classes. Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics in chart form offer easy access to information. NEW! 20 of the latest FDA-approved drugs have been added. NEW! Common drugs seen on the NCLEX Exam have been highlighted to help in review. UPDATED! Black Box Warnings include alerts to dangerous and/or life-threatening adverse effects. NEW! Thousands of new and updated drug facts cover the areas of doses, side effects, pharmacokinetics, interactions, and nursing considerations.

Mosby s Drug Guide for Nursing Students with 2019 Update E Book

Author: Linda Skidmore-Roth
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323532845
Format: PDF, Kindle
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From the most-trusted name in nursing comes the handbook designed to help you understand common drug families and interactions. Mosby’s Drug Guide for Nursing Students with 2020 Update provides you with the latest information on more than 4,000 generic and trade name drugs, along with a 2020 update to the latest FDA-approved medications. Side-effects are organized by body system and identified as common or life threatening, informing you what signs to watch for during assessments. In addition, drug monographs are arranged alphabetically, and each includes clear dosing, administration, and nursing process information, so you are ready for clinicals. In fact, what sets this handbook apart is its detailed coverage of rationales and explanations, drug-specific nursing diagnoses, administration of IV drugs, and medication safety - helping you to understand how families of drugs work together. More than 4,000 generic and trade-name drugs are profiled, covering almost every drug you will administer in practice or in clinicals. Black Box Warnings provide alerts to FDA warnings of dangerous or life-threatening drug reactions. Safety Alert icon highlights the most critical drug interactions and side effects. Bold headings in coverage of IV drug administration highlights dosage and IV administration instructions, including safety considerations, syringe, and additive compatibilities. Logical organization of side effects information show you what signs to watch for during assessments. Nursing Process steps are used as the framework for organizing all nursing care information. Alphabetical organization by generic name provides quick and easy access to specific drugs, and a full-color design highlights important information. Complete pharmacokinetic information includes the mechanism and absorption of the drug as well as its action, duration, and excretion. Cross-references indicate drug information that may be found in the appendixes. NEW! The most up-to-date information on drug dosage, warnings, and patient information ensures you understand the safe administration of common classes of drugs, as well as their common side effects and interactions.

Study Guide for Basic Pharmacology for Nurses

Author: Bruce D. Clayton
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323293107
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Master nursing pharmacology with this helpful study tool! Designed to accompany Clayton and Willihnganz’s Basic Pharmacology for Nurses, 16th Edition, this study guide assists you in understanding and applying material from each chapter in the text. More than 1,000 review questions grouped by textbook chapter objective. Includes alternate format question types such as multiple response and priority order to give you practice with new question types found on the NCLEX-PN exam Clinical patient scenarios help you understand drug classifications and actions for selected disease states.

Mosby s Pediatric Nursing Reference E Book

Author: Cecily Lynn Betz
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323059430
Format: PDF
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Provide the best possible nursing care to children and their families, no matter what their condition. This one-of-a-kind resource equips you with detailed information on commonly encountered pediatric diseases, medical and surgical conditions, and disorders, with separate sections devoted to diagnostic tests, outpatient procedures, and surgeries. Its compact, A-to-Z format is designed for ease of use in busy settings - perfect for quick reference when working with patients! Portable size and straightforward, alphabetical organization are designed for quick, convenient, on-the-spot reference. Consistent format throughout lets you easily locate necessary information, including pathophysiology, incidence, clinical manifestations, complications, laboratory and diagnostic tests, medical or surgical management, nursing assessment, diagnoses, and interventions, discharge planning and home care instructions, client outcomes, and references. The book is divided into three main parts covering 87 medical and surgical conditions, 12 topics related to diagnosis and procedures, and 16 helpful appendices. New chapters address autism spectrum disorders, chronic lung disease of infancy, Type 2 Diabetes, Down Syndrome, Fragile X Syndrome, overweight and childhood obesity, and Turner Syndrome. New appendices offer helpful information on mental health, non-accidental trauma, and palliative care. Updated charts and references in the appendices - specifically growth charts and immunization information - reflect current practice. Expanded content is provided on community resources.

Mosby s Pocket Dictionary of Medicine Nursing Health Professions E Book

Author: Mosby
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323066046
Format: PDF, ePub
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This convenient, concise version of the best-selling Mosby’s Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Health Professions provides condensed definitions to incorporate only the most essential information. Mosby’s Pocket Dictionary includes all of the information you need, including content on diseases, procedures, equipment, drugs, and so much more. Screened thumb tabs make it easy to locate definitions quickly, and a list of common medical abbreviations printed in the front and back covers make this a perfect reference for clinical practice. UNIQUE! Emphasis on nursing and health science terminology makes this the most useful pocket dictionary for students and practitioners in nursing and health professions. Its small size makes it easy to transport, and the sturdy, flexible cover increases the durability. The practical, straightforward alphabetical organization with no subentries and easy-to-use thumb tabs make it easy to find and understand information. UNIQUE! A section on nursing diagnoses with entries for all NANDA-approved nursing diagnoses prepares you for real-world practice. British spellings for selected entries help you recognize alternate spellings. Etymologies aid your understanding of medical terminology and help you develop a professional vocabulary. Pronunciations provided for key entries help you use terminology correctly in everyday practice. Includes 38,700 definitions, with over 5,000 new and 25,000 revised definitions, to reflect the latest information in all areas of nursing, medicine, and health professions. UNIQUE! Current definitions for all NANDA nursing diagnoses, NIC (Nursing Interventions Classifications) and NOC (Nursing Outcomes Classifications) ensure you have the most up-to-date information for clinical documentation, communication, and care evaluation.

Mosby s 2012 Nursing Drug Reference

Author: Linda Skidmore-Roth
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 032308558X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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If you are going to buy one drug handbook -- this should be the one. No other drug handbook enables you to access reliable drug information quicker. With an A-Z organization, each drug is easy to find. But what's even better is the fact that Mosby's Nursing Drug Reference gives you the most complete drug information for each drug, including uses, side effects, and interactions. Key nursing considerations are identified to help you assess, administer, evaluate, and teach your patients. Instructions for giving drugs by various routes (e.g., PO, IM, IV) are also included. You will ALWAYS find the latest and most trustworthy drug information in Mosby's Nursing Drug Reference by Linda Skidmore-Roth, a well-known expert in nursing pharmacology. There is a difference in drug handbooks -- put your trust in Mosby, the leading name in nursing publishing. Presents comprehensive coverage of more than 1,300 generic and 4,500 trade-name drugs. Organizes monographs alphabetically by generic drug name to allow for fast retrieval of needed information. Includes comprehensive drug monographs containing generic names, Rx or OTC designations, pronunciation, U.S. and Canadian trade names, functional and chemical classification, controlled-substance schedule, do-not-confuse drugs, action, uses, unlabeled uses, dosages and routes, available forms, side effects, contraindications, precautions, pharmacokinetics, interactions (including drug/herb, drug/food and drug lab test), nursing considerations, and treatment of overdose. Provides concise, practice-oriented nursing considerations: assess, administer, perform/provide, evaluate, and teach patient/family. Highlights IV drug information in one easy-to-find place, under the Administer heading, including special considerations and Y-site, syringe, and additive compatibilities. Identifies high alert drugs that pose the greatest risk for patient harm if administered incorrectly. Features a nursing alert icon identifying considerations that require special attention. Highlights common and life-threatening side effects for easy identification. Features over 400 potential interactions between drugs and herbal products. Includes lifespan and disorder-related dosages for newborns, children, adolescents, adults, and geriatric, hepatic, and renal patients. Provides special Do Not Confuse headings so you can avoid administering the wrong drug. Includes Tall Man lettering as recommended by the FDA to distinguish easily confused drug names. Features 16 full-color illustrations that show mechanisms or sites of action for select drug classes such as antidepressants, antiinfectives and antiretroviral agents. Features boldface route subheadings -- such as PO, IV, and IM -- under the Dosage and Routes and Administer headings to help in finding information quickly. Includes several detailed multi-product monographs that group all chemically similar forms of insulins, cephalosporins (1st-, 2nd-, 3rd-generation), contraceptives, and penicillins together into single monographs, with cross-references to the individual forms of these drugs. Includes a Drug Categories section with nursing considerations and a list of common generic drugs for each category. Offers a Combination Products appendix covering the forms and uses of more than 500 products. Provides Black Box Warnings with alerts to dangerous and/or life-threatening adverse effects. Designates Canadian brand names with a maple leaf. Offers a flexible, water-resistant cover for durability in the clinical setting. Includes free online updates with the latest FDA drug alerts, new drug monographs, tables of recently released drugs in the U.S., a listing of high-alert Canadian medications and controlled substances, links to useful drug-related websites, information on selected prescription drugs with potential for abuse, an extensive table of orphan drugs, a detailed table of AHA drug dosing guidelines, names and uses of commonly used herbal products, medications that may be inappropriate for geriatric patients, drugs metabolized by known P450s, a comprehensive Drug Name Safety reference, and patient teaching guidelines. Includes monographs of 25 new drugs recently approved by the FDA. Presents thousands of new and updated drug facts, including doses, side effects, pharmacokinetics, interactions, and nursing considerations.

Medical Terminology Anatomy for ICD 10 Coding

Author: Betsy J. Shiland
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323290787
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Medical Terminology and Anatomy for ICD-10 Coding integrates expanded anatomy, physiology, and pharmacology coverage with the latest medical terminology you need to correctly code in ICD-10. The ICD-10-CM classification system serves as the structure for organizing diseases and disorders, with carefully drawn, well-labeled illustrations to help you visualize the associated anatomy. ICD-10 coding guidelines and notes, along with electronic medical records and integrated exercises are interspersed throughout the text. A robust Evolve site includes games, activities, and animations to reinforce learning. Medical terminology specifically tailored to ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS guidelines supply you with an excellent foundation for learning the medical terminology related to ICD-10-CM. Learn all the anatomy and physiology necessary to be able to understand medical reports and code accurately in ICD-10-CM/PCS. Pathology terms organized by ICD-10 disease and disorder categories let you learn terms in the same order they are presented in the coding manual. Guideline Alert! boxes highlight ICD-10-PCS coding information when relevant to medical terminology. Special Notes boxes present ICD-10 features that affect your understanding of the terminology presented. Root operation tables illustrate the root operations in PCS and their associated suffixes. Body Part key provides a complete list of body parts and how they should be coded in ICD-10. Pathology and procedure terminology tables list the word parts for each term, along with the definition so you become familiar with prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms. Exercises interspersed throughout the text encourage you to practice and learn as you move through the material. Be Careful! boxes warn you about similar and potentially confusing word parts and medical terms. Games and activities on accompanying Evolve website offer an easily accessible source for extra interactive practice and learning. Electronic medical record format illustrates the appearance of electronic records now being used in many healthcare settings. NEW! Pharmacology in each body system and a Pharmacology Basics appendix help you recognize drugs and medications in medical reports. NEW! More than 50 new images bring terminology to life. NEW! Additional procedural terms supply a more complete picture of the number and kind of procedures you will encounter on medical reports. NEW! Normal Lab Values appendix familiarizes you with normal and abnormal lab values so you know when to search a medical record for possible additional diagnoses. NEW! Tablet and mobile-optimized Evolve activities offer an easily accessible source for extra interactive practice and learning.

Medical Surgical Nursing E Book

Author: Donna D. Ignatavicius
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323392695
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Using a unique collaborative care approach to adult health nursing, Medical-Surgical Nursing: Patient-Centered Collaborative Care, 8th Edition covers the essential knowledge you need to succeed at the RN level of practice. Easy-to-read content includes evidence-based treatment guidelines, an enhanced focus on QSEN competencies, and an emphasis on developing clinical judgment skills. This edition continues the book’s trendsetting tradition with increased LGBTQ content and a new Care of Transgender Patients chapter. Written by nursing education experts Donna Ignatavicius and M. Linda Workman, this bestselling text also features NCLEX® Exam-style challenge questions to prepare you for success on the NCLEX Exam. Cutting-edge coverage of the latest trends in nursing practice and nursing education prepares you not just for today’s nursing practice but also for tomorrow’s. UNIQUE! Collaborative care approach organizes all medical, surgical, nursing, and other interventions within the framework of the nursing process, mirroring the nurse’s role in the coordination/management of care in the real world of medical-surgical nursing. UNIQUE! A focus on nursing concepts relates concepts learned in Nursing Fundamentals with the disorders you will study in Medical-Surgical Nursing. Easy to read, direct-address writing style makes this one of the most readable medical-surgical nursing textbooks available. UNIQUE! A focus on QSEN emphasizes patient safety and evidence-based practice with Nursing Safety Priority boxes including Drug Alerts, Critical Rescues, and Action Alerts. UNIQUE! Emphasis on clinical judgment teaches you to develop skills in clinical reasoning and clinical decision-making when applying concepts to clinical situations, with Clinical Judgment Challenge questions throughout the chapters. An emphasis on prioritization stresses the most important patient problems and nursing interventions, with patient problems presented in a single prioritized list of nursing diagnoses and collaborative problems. UNIQUE! NCLEX preparation tools include chapter-opening Learning Outcomes and chapter-ending Get Ready for the NCLEX Examination! sections organized by NCLEX® Client Needs Categories, plus NCLEX Examination Challenge questions, with an answer key in the back of the book and on the Evolve companion website. Practical learning aids include NCLEX Examination Challenges, Clinical Judgment Challenges, Best Practice for Patient Safety & Quality Care charts, common examples of drug therapy, concept maps, laboratory profiles, and more. A clear alignment with the language of clinical practice reflects the real world of nursing practice with NANDA diagnostic labels where they make sense, and non-NANDA diagnostic labels when these are more common descriptions of patient problems. Student Resources on an Evolve companion website help you prepare for class, clinicals, or lab with video and audio clips, animations, case studies, a concept map creator, NCLEX exam-style review questions, and more. UNIQUE! Concentration on essential knowledge for the RN level of medical-surgical nursing practice focuses your attention on need-to-know content to pass the NCLEX Examination and practice safety as a beginning nurse.