Ophthalmic Nursing

Author: Mary E. Shaw,Agnes Lee

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1482249790

Category: Medical

Page: 376

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Ophthalmic Nursing provides an overview for those just setting out in a role within ophthalmic nursing. It includes basic and comprehensible anatomy and physiology – the foundations for understanding how the eye functions and why and how problems occur – and relates them to the care and needs of the patient. This accessible text includes evidence-based procedure guidelines and the inclusion of reflective activities in most chapters allows readers to apply their knowledge to the realities of the care setting. Also covered are the most recent National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines for glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration. Since the publication of the fourth edition, there have been many advances in the care and management of the ophthalmic patient. The authors have updated the chapters accordingly and included new colour images and diagrams. References, further reading and websites have also been updated to reflect current trends. A valuable resource for nurses in practice and training, this book continues to be the ‘go-to’ source for those caring for the ophthalmic patient.


Ophthalmic Nursing Second Edition

Author: Rosalind Stollery

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9780632039968

Category: Medical

Page: 278

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The 2nd edition of Ophthalmic Nursing incorporates recent changes and developments within opthalmic nursing practice. Now that there seems to be less time in which to assess patients pre-operatively, it is even more important to have and use the succinct assessment skills illustrated in this thoroughly revised text. Reflecting progress not only within the ophthalmic setting but also in the context of nursing practice, this book provides the nurse with a sound knowledge base from which to practice high-quality care. Trauma is highlighted in a new key chapter, and nursing procedures are expanded to include contemporary skills needed for professional practice. This book will be an essential reference for research, reflective practice and standard-setting for students, graduates and practising nurses.


Clinical Teaching Strategies in Nursing, Fifth Edition

Author: Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN,Teresa Shellenbarger, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF,Kathleen Gaberson, PhD, RN, CNOR, CNE, ANEF

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826140033

Category: Medical

Page: 320

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Designated a 2013 "Core Title" and "Essential Purchase" by Doody's! This highly acclaimed text provides a comprehensive framework for planning, guiding, and evaluating learning activities for undergraduate and graduate nursing students in a wide variety of clinical settings. The fifth edition updates this unequalled source of essential information for all faculty members—full time, part time, adjunct, and preceptors—responsible for clinical teaching. It encompasses current trends in health care and nursing education with expanded content on ways to maximize the clinical learning experiences of nursing students, use new technologies in clinical teaching, teach and evaluate student performance, and address ethical and legal issues in clinical teaching. Included is new content on establishing and using dedicated education units, integrating simulation with clinical education, using new technologies for clinical learning, teaching and evaluating performance in distance education, promoting interprofessional education in clinical settings, integrating Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) in clinical courses, using standardized patients, and developing partnerships with clinical sites. Special features include guidelines for developing clinical sites, planning learning activities and assignments, observing and evaluating students in clinical practice, and using preceptors. With an arsenal of practical and creative tools to help both experienced and novice nurse educators, the text is also a valuable resource for individuals preparing to take the clinical nurse educator (CNE) exam. New to the Fifth Edition: Updated with current trends in health care and nursing education New chapter on interprofessional education and clinical teaching from a noted expert Expanded content on maximizing the clinical learning experiences of nursing students Clinical teaching and evaluating students at a distance Use of social media and new technologies for clinical teaching Ethical and legal issues in clinical teaching New content on using dedicated education units Developing partnerships with clinical staff and sites Challenges of student access to electronic health records and electronic documentation of care Strategies to promote student learning about QSEN Use of simulations and integration of simulation with clinical education Latest revisions of the CNE test plan Recommendations for service learning and international clinical learning sites Key Features: Delivers a scholarly, in-depth examination of current trends and issues in clinical education Provides evidence-based methods for clinical teaching in nursing education Includes practical exhibits illustrating best practices in clinical teaching and evaluation Highlights content in each chapter related to CNE exam blueprint Offers a vast toolkit for teaching and learning including Instructor’s Manual and PowerPoint presentation

Comprehensive Neonatal Nursing Care

Fifth Edition

Author: Carole Kenner, PhD, NNP, RN, FAAN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826109764

Category: Medical

Page: 1026

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"This book provides a complete look at neonatal healthcare delivery. This edition includes discussions of contemporary topics of interest, such as informatics, genetics, global health, and family-centered care, which are vital to providers caring for neonates today. The case studies and the evidence-based practice dialogues at the end of each chapter provide great opportunities for further reflection. The book is useful to a wide audience in nursing, including undergraduate and graduate nursing students, practicing neonatal and pediatric nurses, and advanced practice nurses who care for neonates." Score: 92, 4 Stars.--Doody's Medical Reviews This 'classic' has been thoroughly updated to incorporate the most up-to-date research findings and strategies for providing cost-effective and evidence-based care. New chapters address emerging infections, the late preterm infant, and neonatal care from a global perspective. Included are updated neonatal care protocols and procedures, neuroprotective risk factors, new treatments, and new trends in developmental care. Text integrates the Institute of Medicine's (10M) five competencies, reflects the Affordable Healthcare Act and the Robert Wood Johnson and 10M report "The Future of Nursing." The text continues to provide neonatal care from a physiologic and pathophysiologic approach, with a major emphasis on nursing management at the bedside and advanced practice level. Each neonatal body system is presented, along with E-B interventions to assist in understanding the 'why' behind what is seen in the clinical area. Integrative management is threaded through the text along with extensive research findings to support practice strategies and rationales for sound clinical decision-making. Topics of recent interest include iatrogenic complications, neonatal pain, use of computers or other technology in neonatal care, and neonatal AIDS. Case studies enhance understanding of both common and rare neonatal conditions. New to the Fifth Edition: New chapters: emerging infections, the late preterm infant, and neonatal care from a global perspective Updated neonatal care protocols and procedures, neuroprotective factors, new treatment modalities and new trends in developmental care Tackles the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Addresses the expansion of the nurse's role in the US and worldwide Provides case studies that lead the reader through the identification, diagnosis, treatment, and evaluation of common and rare neonatal conditions

Eye Diseases in Hot Climates

Author: Saul N Rajak,John Sandford-Smith

Publisher: JP Medical Ltd

ISBN: 1909836222

Category: Medical

Page: 400

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This well-established clinical textbook covers the spectrum of eye disorders but with a focus on the major preventable and treatable causes of blindness in developing countries. Written specifically to address the information needs of doctors, nurses and medical assistants involved in managing eye patients in tropical and developing nations, the book’s practical approach is designed to support those working with limited specialist supervision and equipment. Introductory chapters on anatomy and physiology of the eye and clinical skills are followed by chapters devoted to specific conditions such as xerophthalmia, onchocerciasis, leprosy and HIV. Also included are chapters on paediatric eye disease and visual impairment, and a practical guide to the diagnosis of common eye disorders. Thoroughly revised and updated both in terms of text and illustration, Eye Diseases in Hot Climates Fifth Edition continues to provide relevant, practical advice for health care providers caring for eye patients in nations where blindness and visual impairment remain prevalent. Major rewrite of all chapters, incorporating many new treatments that are increasingly accessible in poorer countries, particularly for retinal disease, trachoma and HIV Thorough update on current epidemiology of worldwide visual impairment and blindness Major overhaul of photographs and illustrations: almost all replaced with new, high quality images



Health Assessment in Nursing

Author: Janet R. Weber,Jane H. Kelley

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1469832224

Category: Medical

Page: 912

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Innovative, systematic, and user-friendly, Health Assessment in Nursing has been acclaimed through four previous editions for the way it successfully helps RN-level students develop the comprehensive knowledge base and expert nursing assessment skills necessary for accurate collection of client data. Maintaining the text’s hallmarks—in-depth, accurate information, a compelling Continuing Case Study, and practical tools that help students develop the skills they need to collect both subjective and objective data—the Fifth Edition now features an exciting array of new chapters, a greater focus on diversity and health assessment through the lifespan, over 150 new illustrations, more than 300 new photos of actual registered nurses and nurse pratitioners performing assessments, and an expanded array of teaching and learning tools.

Study Guide Whaley & Wong's Essentials of Pediatric Nursing, Fifth Edition

Author: Angela Ciolfi Murphy

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: 9780815174707

Category: Medical

Page: 316

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The new edition of this very popular Study Guide retains the same basic organization as the previous edition. The two major sections are Review of Content and Clinical Application. The Review of Content includes a variety of types of questions for the review of key concepts, especially content areas found to be difficult for students. The questions follow the order of content in the Essentials textbook and are grouped by topic. The Clinical Application section includes questions that require critical thinking on the part of the student. The questions pertain to experiential exercises and clinical situations. Answers to all questions appear in the back of the Study Guide. A new section has been added on the Whaley & Wong Pediatric Nursing Video Series. Questions are included related to review of video content and testing students' understanding of content.


Verbrennungen

Diagnose, Therapie und Rehabilitation des thermischen Traumas

Author: Lars-Peter Kamolz,David N. Herndon,Marc G. Jeschke

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 321179896X

Category: Medical

Page: 251

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Verbrennungen kommen häufig vor, meist als Folge eines Unfalls. Manche Wunden heilen spontan, andere müssen in einem Brandverletzten-Zentrum versorgt werden. Dieses Kompendium bietet einen schnellen Überblick über den aktuellen Wissensstand zur Diagnose und Therapie von Verbrennungen. Erstversorgung, Flächen- und Tiefenbestimmung, chirurgische Versorgung, Haut und Hautersatz sind nur eine kleine Auswahl der behandelten Themen. Das Buch richtet sich an alle Berufsgruppen, die Verbrennungen behandeln, ob als Notarzt, Chirurg oder Pflegekraft.

Taschenatlas Pharmakologie

Author: Lutz Hein,Heinz Lüllmann,Klaus Mohr

Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag

ISBN: 3131516577

Category: Medical

Page: 416

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Wirkt sofort! Dieser Taschenatlas hilft. Beschwerden der Verwirrung und Überforderung werden sofort gemildert und weichen dem Gefühl des Verstehens und Begreifens. Die Wirkstoffe Visualisierung und Kompaktheit sind in großen Mengen aktiv. - Über 170 brillante Infografiken illustrieren die Pharmakologie und erleichtern dir den Zugang zu pharmakologischen Sachverhalten. Die kompakten Lerneinheiten eignen sich als Ergänzung zu einem Lehrbuch, zum Vertiefen und Wiederholen. Alle relevanten Informationen zu Wirkstoffgruppen kannst du rasch und gut verständlich nachlesen. Das sinnvolle arzneimitteltherapeutische Vorgehen bei wichtigen Erkrankungen kompakt und auf dem aktuellen Stand. Arzneimittel-Konvertierungslisten helfen dir auf der Suche nach dem Wirkstoff- oder Handelsnamen. Dank Daumenregister und Farbleitsystem kannst du dich schnell orientieren. Du verstehst Zusammenhänge und schaust über den ein oder anderen Tellerrand.

Adult Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide

Author: Sally K. Miller

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 0763775355

Category: Medical

Page: 316

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Developed especially for practicing nurses preparing for the certification examination offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), Adult Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide, Fifth Edition provides a succinct, yet comprehensive review of the core material. Intended to serve as an introduction to the testing arena, it has been organized to provide test taking strategies, techniques, and sample test questions. Completely updated and revised with enhanced bibliographies, this new edition is perfect for student nurse practitioners as they progress through their academic programs and practicing clinicians preparing for certification examinations. Included with the print book is an online Access Code for Navigate TestPrep, a dynamic and fully hosted online assessment tool designed to help nurses prepare for certification examinations by offering case-based questions, detailed rationales, and robust reporting. Navigate TestPrep: Adult Nurse Practitioner Review also sold separately. * Randomized questions create new exams on each attempt * Monitors results on practice examinations with score tracking and time on each task * Reporting tools evaluate progress and results on each attempt Don’t forget to visit our nursing certification website: www.NursingCertificationSuccess.com

Careers in Health Care, Fifth Edition

Author: Barbara Swanson

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071466533

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 192

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Careers in Health Care details the responsibilities, education and training required, and employment outlooks for the health care field.

Kanski's Klinische Ophthalmologie

Eins systematischer Ansatz

Author: Brad Bowling

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 3437171712

Category: Medical

Page: 896

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Ob Diagnostik oder Therapie – KANSKIs Klinische Ophthalmologie stellt die verschiedenen Augenerkrankungen klar und praxisgerecht dar und vermittelt Ihnen das gesamte Know-how. Seit rund 30 Jahren ein weltweiter Bestseller! Anatomisch gegliedert und systematisch strukturiert, mit hochwertigen klinischen Fotos und Zeichnungen in Kombination mit prägnanten Texten und detaillierten Schemazeichnungen zu Anatomie und Physiologie – „der Kanski" ist das DAS Standardwerk der Augenheilkunde. Das Besondere am Kanski ist auch seine Didaktik – schnell erfassbare Texte plus die dazu passenden Abbildungen helfen Ihnen beim Verstehen und Einprägen der Inhalte. Neu in der 8. Auflage: Rund 900 neue Abbildungen Beschreibung neuer Therapieansätze, z.B. bei Katarakten Aufnahme neuer Behandlungsmethoden, z.B. Laser, Kryotherapie Aktualisierte Nomenklatur der Krankheitsbilder Ob erfahrender Augenarzt oder Arzt in der Weiterbildung - mit KANSKIs Klinische Ophthalmologie sind Sie auf der sicheren Seite!

Fundamentals of Nursing

Author: Patricia Ann Potter

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780323011419

Category: Medical

Page: 1785

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A nursing fundamentals text with a focus on Australian practice.