Portable RN

Portable RN

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Publication Date: 2010
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ISBN/ISSN: 9781605479743

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A compact powerhouse of clinical information, Portable RN, Fourth Edition, is an all-in-one pocket guide to every aspect of day-to-day patient care. Coverage includes assessment techniques and findings, ECG and lab test interpretation, preoperative and postoperative care, nursing procedures, contagious disease precautions, drug administration, wound care, end-of-life care, pain management, documenting care, and more.
This edition includes new information on the latest ventilator modes, current AHA CPR and obstructed airway guidelines, new medication and general patient safety features, and more disease information including VRE infection, MRSA infection, and metabolic syndrome. The thoroughly updated content incorporates current Infusion Nurses Society standards of practice and Joint Commission guidelines.
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--NEW: Addition of information on latest ventilator modes
--NEW: Addition of more disease information including VRE infection, MRSA infection, and metabolic syndrome
--NEW: Current AHA CPR and obstructed airway guidelines
--NEW: Incorporation of the current Infusion Nurses Society standards of practice and Joint Commission guidelines
--NEW: Medication and general patient safety features
--NEW: Review and update of all content
--All-in-one portable nursing guide that covers assessment, disorders, diagnostic tests, procedures, wound care, end-of-life care, pain management, and much more
--Icons:
-- Age Alert
-- Patient Teaching Tips

Edition: 4
ISBN/ISSN: 9781605479743
Product Format: Flexible Binding
Trim Size: 5 x 8
Pages: 704
Pub Date: 2010
Weight: 1.3

Contributors and consultants

  • 1 Assessment:Reviewing the techniques
  • 2 Assessment findings:Distinguishing health from disease
  • 3 ECGs:Interpreting them with ease and accuracy
  • 4 Common laboratory tests:Giving care and interpreting results
  • 5 Common disorders:Treating and preventing diseases
  • 6 Common procedures:Performing them safely and accurately
  • 7 Surgical patient care:Reviewing the techniques
  • 8 Pain management:Assessing pain and using medications
  • 9 Pressure ulcers andtraumatic wound care:Preventing, staging, and treating wounds
  • 10 Precautions:Preventing the spread of infection
  • 11 Troubleshooting:Spotting and correcting equipment problems
  • 12 Drug administration:Reviewing the methods
  • 13 Dosage calculation:Ensuring effective therapy
  • 14 Drug hazards:Recognizing and responding to them
  • 15 Complications:Spotting and correcting life-threatening conditions
  • 16 End-of-life care:Caring for the dying patient and his family
  • 17 Documentation systems:Completing forms fully and concisely
  • Appendices

  • Cultural considerations in patient care
  • Potential agents of bioterrorism
  • Web sites of selected organizations
  • Dangerous abbreviations
  • Selected references
  • Index

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