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Pain Management in Primary Care Essential Knowledge for APRNs and PAs

Pain Management in Primary Care Essential Knowledge for APRNs and PAs

Author: Yvonne D'Arcy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/01/2020

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

Handbook of Perinatal and Neonatal Palliative Care A Guide for Nurses, Physicians, and Other Health Professionals

Handbook of Perinatal and Neonatal Palliative Care A Guide for Nurses, Physicians, and Other Health Professionals

Author: Rana Limbo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/12/2019

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

Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse (CHPN) Exam Review A Study Guide with Review Questions

Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse (CHPN) Exam Review A Study Guide with Review Questions

Author: Patricia Moyle Wright Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/10/2019

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

Obstetrical Nursing and Gynecology Procedure Manual

Obstetrical Nursing and Gynecology Procedure Manual

Author: L. Podder Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/10/2019

Addictions Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice

Addictions Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice

Author: American Nurses Association Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/10/2019

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.

Procedure Manual for Obstetric & Gynecological Nursing

Procedure Manual for Obstetric & Gynecological Nursing

Author: Shweta Naik, Roseline D. Hannah Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/10/2019

Comprehensive Neonatal Nursing Care

Comprehensive Neonatal Nursing Care

Author: Carole Kenner Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/10/2019

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

Maternity and Women's Health Care

Maternity and Women's Health Care

Author: Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk, Shannon E. Perry, Mary Catherine Cashion, Kathryn Rhodes Alden Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/10/2019

Stay up-to-date with the latest in women's health! Maternity and Women's Health Care, 12th Edition provides evidence-based coverage of everything you need to know about caring for women of childbearing age. The new edition is thoroughly updated and consistent with the NCLEX test plan, focusing on prioritization of care and how best to work among interprofessional teams. As in previous editions, this text emphasizes childbearing concerns like newborn care, wellness promotion and the management of women's health problems. The 12th edition integrates the continuum of care throughout, focusing on the importance of understanding family, culture, and community-based care along with new medication alerts, future trends in contraception, human trafficking, the zika virus, and more! Content on many high-risk conditions has been updated to reflect newly published guidelines. Expert authors of the market-leading maternity nursing textbook deliver the most accurate, up-to-date content. Clinical Reasoning Case Studies provide you with opportunities to critically analyze a client situation and utilize clinical reasoning skills to identify priorities in care. Community Activity boxes focus on maternal and new born activities that can be pursued in local community settings and online and illustrate nursing care in a variety of settings including assisting clients locating resources. Cultural Considerations stress the importance of considering the beliefs and health practices of clients and their families from various cultures when providing care. Emergency boxes provide information about various emergency situations and offer a quick reference in critical situations. Medication Guides provide key information about commonly used medications with specific nursing implications. Nursing Care Plans identify priority client problems and concerns along with appropriate interventions and rationale. Highlighted Safety alerts integrated within the content draw attention to developing competencies related to safe nursing practice. Signs of potential complications highlight vital concerns, alerting you to signs and symptoms of complications and the immediate interventions to provide. Teaching for Self-Management boxes highlight important information that you need to communicate to patients and families for follow-up care. Medication Alerts highlighted and integrated within the content alert you to critical drug information that must be considered to provide safe client care. NEW! Enhanced focus on prioritization of care in clinical reasoning case studies and nursing care plans is consistent with NCLEX updates. NEW! Recognition of the importance of interprofessional care covers the roles of the various members of the interprofessional healthcare team. UPDATED! Content on many high-risk conditions updated to reflect newly published guidelines. NEW! Information about the Zika virus gives you the most current practice guidelines to help you provide quality care. NEW! Coverage of future trends in contraception help increase your awareness of developing ideas in pregnancy prevention. Content on gestational diabetes and breast cancer screening cover newly published guidelines. NEW! Added content on human trafficking provides you with examples and ideas on how to counsel victims and their families.

Drain's PeriAnesthesia Nursing A Critical Care Approach

Drain's PeriAnesthesia Nursing A Critical Care Approach

Author: Jan Odom-Forren Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/10/2019

Trusted for 30 years, Drain's PeriAnesthesia Nursing, A Critical Care Approach, 7th Edition is the only book on the market that provides comprehensive clinical content tailored specifically for perianesthesia nurses. An easy-to-use format with five distinct sections - covering the PACU, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, nursing care, and special considerations - means you get five books in one. Nursing and pharmacologic interventions are integrated with in-depth coverage of pathophysiology, and updated content includes the latest standards and current issues affecting perianesthesia nursing practice. Focusing on research, documentation, and psychosocial considerations, this is the one book that can take you all the way from being a novice nurse in the PACU to preparing for your CPAN or CAPA certification! Updated Evidence-based Research boxes in sections IV and V provide the latest standards of care. Five separate sections?provide comprehensive coverage, including: the PACU, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, nursing care, and special considerations. Addresses current policies and issues?affecting perianesthesia nursing practice such as patient safety, infection control, managed care implications, pain management, and bioterrorism. Special Considerations section details the care of patients with conditions such as malignant hyperthermia, substance abuse, sickle cell anemia, and cardiac arrest. Comprehensively covers the various types of anesthetic agents to be anticipated in the PACU. In-depth coverage of pathophysiology for all body systems integrated with nursing and pharmacologic interventions. Streamlined format?includes an overview,?definitions, summary, and references for each chapter. NEW and EXPANDED! Updated content covers the latest evidence and standards, including new sedation and pain guidelines, new information on older patients, implications of new surgical techniques, and more bariatric implications. NEW and UPDATED! New illustrations and thoroughly updated references throughout.

Pass CNOR !

Pass CNOR !

Author: Phillips Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/09/2019

Master the CNOR certification exam with this robust resource! Modeled after Elsevier's popular Pass! series of certification review books, PASS CNOR !, 1st Edition delivers the best practice results with innovative learning strategies, targeted, comprehensive coverage, and meticulous accuracy. This invaluable resource presents content in a logical outline format accompanied by helpful illustrations and tables. Fun, engaging learning activities are featured throughout the book, and a companion website features a 325-question practice exam offering you a variety of opportunities to gain valuable test-taking practice! CNOR is a registered certification mark of the Competency & Credentialing Institute ( CCI ), and CNOR certification is offered exclusively by CCI. This publication is prepared by Elsevier, Inc., and neither this publication nor Elsevier Inc. is in any way affiliated with or endorsed by CCI. NEW! Easy-to-follow outline format quickly and clearly presents the information you must know to pass the CNOR exam. NEW! Engaging learning activities provide fun and stimulating ways to learn critical concepts. NEW! 325 practice exam questions provide valuable test-taking practice.

Women's Health A Primary Care Clinical Guide

Women's Health A Primary Care Clinical Guide

Author: Diane Schadewald, Ursula A. Pritham, Ellis Youngkin, Marcia Szmania Davis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/08/2019

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.