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Covers advanced nursing procedures and concepts associated with over 65 urgent and common medical-surgical conditions. Uses a systems approach, organized by symptom and medical diagnosis. Addresses the clinical picture, immediate interventions, focused assessment, stabilizing and monitoring, and follow-up assessment and interventions. Includes an A&P snapshot of the associated system in each section-7 in all. Provides a focused assessment tool for each body system and each clinical problem. Reviews IV therapy, including indications for crystalloids, colloids, or blood Products administration.
Covers the entire scope of pain management with evidence-based guidance.Written specifically for APRNs and PAs, this evidence-based text delivers practical guidance on how to assess, treat, and manage patients with pain in the primary care and family practice setting. Written by pain management experts well versed in both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies, the text encompasses the entire scope of pain management. Following an overview of the sources and physiology of pain, Pain Management in Primary Care delineates a multidimensional assessment approach and guides readers in developing a patient care plan. With an emphasis on strategies for safe prescribing, an extensive portion of the book addresses regulatory considerations, special populations, and thorough coverage of how to safely prescribe opioids. This includes risk screening, proper management, and identification and treatment of withdrawal. Woven throughout is a focus on the importance of interprofessional communication and collaboration in effective pain management. The text also provides concise, easy-to-reference information about medications, supplements, and non-opioid therapeutics. Abundant case scenarios and clinical pearls help readers apply knowledge to their own practice. Key Features: Covers the entire scope of pain management with evidence-based guidance on assessment, treatment, and pain management Emphasizes strategies for safely prescribing medications Includes detailed information on non-opioid and over-the counter-medications, opioids, and interventional pain management options Provides risk-screening tools and tips for proper selection, titration, and tapering of medications Describes how to identify and treat opioid withdrawal Illustrates application of knowledge to practice with case scenarios and clinical pearls Purchase includes access to the eBook for use on most mobile devices or computers
The first resource of its kind, this authoritative handbook holistically addresses the multidimensional aspects of perinatal and neonatal palliative care. Written by an interprofessional team of renowned specialists, it is both a text and evidence-based reference for all members of the palliative care team. The book helps individual team members forge interdisciplinary approaches to care, assess current programs, improve the quality of care, and tailor new models of care.Encompassing the perspectives of neonatologists, maternal-fetal medicine and other physicians, neonatal and perinatal nurse practitioners, midwives, nurses in all sectors of perinatal care, and child life specialists, chaplains, social workers, genetic counselors, lactation consultants, and others, the book underscores the unique aspects of perinatal and neonatal palliative care, with a focus on improving quality of life, as well as comfort at the end of life. It describes healthcare for neonates and pregnant mothers, care and support of the family, planning and decision making, and effective support for grief and bereavement. It addresses all palliative and neonatal palliative care settings, including home care, and covers elements of comfort care, such as pain medication and oxygen. Other chapters focus on the prenatal period after diagnosis of the expected baby's life-threatening condition. These include such topics as care of the mother, delivering devastating news, and advance care planning. Each chapter contains photos, figures, and/or tables and case studies with clinical implications and critical thinking-focused questions. Some chapters also include supportive online materials, such as video clips of interactions between healthcare professionals and the family, demonstrating family support and clinician skills. Also included is an extensive listing of relevant palliative care organizations. Paintings and poetry provide an artistic backdrop to the authors' inspiring words. Key Features: Comprehensive and authoritative knowledge from recognized leaders in the field Addresses a growing need for specific provider resources in neonatal palliative care Covers the clinical and emotional aspects of palliative care for babies and their families Abundant resources for effective and compassionate family-centered care Case studies with critical thinking questions Accompanying video clips of healthcare and family interactions
This new edition contains up-to-date information on this dynamic specialty that applies a holistic approach employing biological, psychological, social, and spiritual factors to provide treatment to patients who are affected by alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use and persistent and recurrent maladaptive behaviours and addictive disorders. Much of the addictions nurse's job involves teaching patients about the dangers of substance abuse and possible treatment options. Since addiction is both a mental and physical disease, these nurses are trained in both general medicine and mental health. This go-to guide contains the most up-to-date information on this practice specialty. It specifies the who, what, where, when, why, and how of addictions nursing practice. The 16 standards are those by which all RNs in addictions nursing are held accountable for in their practice. Each standard is measurable by a set of specific competencies that serve as evidence of minimal compliance with that standard. This is a must-have book for clinicians, educators, students, and other healthcare works directly involved in this area of practice. Co-published with the International Nurses Society on Addictions and ANA.
The first study guide for the CHPN (R) certification exam! This must-have study guide for nurses seeking to obtain Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse (CHPN (R)) status provides state-of-the-art information about all aspects of this specialty. It features 300 carefully selected Q&As that offer a detailed rationale for each question, along with tips and strategies to promote exam mastery and frequently asked questions about the exam. Additional questions are arranged in chapters mirroring the exam blueprint and the number of questions for each category correlates with the exam matrix. Case-based scenarios embodied within the questions facilitate the application of knowledge in a problem-solving format. A complete practice exam is included as well. Brief topical reviews address hospice and palliative care nursing practice in all of its dimensions, including physical, spiritual, and psychosocial. The resource highlights information that forms the basis of end-of-life care, such as communication and family-centered care. Additionally, high-level skills used by hospice and palliative care nurses, such as drug and dosage conversion and the use of infusion therapy, are covered as well. Key Features: Delivers the first study guide for hospice and palliative nurses seeking CHPN (R) certification Provides concise, up-to-date knowledge on all aspects of the specialty Includes information about the exam, answers to commonly asked questions, and tips and strategies for exam mastery Includes practice questions and answers following each chapter Provides a final comprehensive practice exam that offers 300 Q&As with detailed answer rationales that mirror the exam format Presents case-based scenarios within the questions that facilitate the application of knowledge
The sixth edition of this acclaimed neonatal nursing text is completely updated to encompass the most current research findings and strategies for providing cost-effective and evidence-based care. It continues to address neonatal care from a physiologic and pathophysiologic perspective, with a major emphasis on nursing management at the bedside and advanced practice level. It examines each neonatal body system and describes evidence-based interventions that assist in understanding the 'why' behind various clinical presentations. Integrative management is threaded throughout the text along with extensive research findings to support practice strategies and rationales for sound clinical decision-making. Case studies, evidence-based practice boxes, QSEN competencies, and online resources help to amplify and reinforce content.New to the Sixth Edition: New technologies including neonatal health care simulation Trauma-Informed Care Substantial revisions to the Neonatal Resuscitation Program Updates in Continuous Quality Improvement Emphasis on neuroprotective factors Emerging global trends Genomics and its relationship to precision health prevention of diseases Maternal-Fetal Units Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and maternal drug use Leadership and cost management of the NICU Updates on neonatal care protocols and procedures, new treatments, and new trends in family-centered integrative developmental care New palliative care protocols Video clips regarding parental caregiving Parent perspectives on care Podcasts from experts in the field Highlighted callouts for Emergency Alert, Quality and Safety Issues, and Family Concerns Key Features: Complete physiologic and embryologic foundation of each neonatal body system The relevance of various diagnostic tests Integrates quality and safety as per QSEN competencies Case studies, evidence-based practice boxes, parent handouts, and online resources Authored by internationally reputed mother of neonatal nursing Parent Voices provide new perspective on neonatal care
For women's health and nurse practitioner courses. An accessible handbook for women's health, for both students and primary health care providers Building on the success of the previous edition, Women's Health: A Primary Care Clinical Guide is an easy-to-reference resource meeting the needs of providers who offer women more than basic reproductive health care. It covers traditional reproductive and gynecologic topics, as well as health issues in general medical, psychosocial, developmental, and political realms. Updated with the latest practice standards, the 5th edition has a new chapter on substance use disorders and expanded coverage of complementary therapies and issues affecting lesbian, bisexual, and transgender populations.
Corresponding to the chapters in the 12th edition of Lowdermilk's market-leading Maternity & Women's Health Care, this study guide offers a complete review of content and a wide range of activities to help you understand key nursing concepts and apply your knowledge. It includes critical thinking exercises, multiple-choice and matching questions, and more; answers are included in the back of the book. Chapter review activities assess your understanding of the content with fill-in-the-blank, matching, multiple choice, and short answer questions. Critical thinking case studies require you to apply the concepts found in the text chapters to solve problems, make decisions concerning care management, and provide responses to patient questions and concerns. Answer key contains answers to all questions and is located at the end of the book. NEW! Chapter organization and content updated and revised to match changes to main text.