2005 Portable RN: The All-in-One Nursing Reference / Edition 2

2005 Portable RN: The All-in-One Nursing Reference / Edition 2

by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 1582553521

ISBN-13: 9781582553528

Pub. Date: 09/01/2004

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

A compact powerhouse of clinical information, the 2005 Portable RN is an all-in-one pocket guide to every aspect of day-to-day patient care, including assessment, ECG and lab test interpretation, preoperative and postoperative care, nursing procedures, contagious disease precautions, drug administration, and more. The user-friendly, concise presentation

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Overview

A compact powerhouse of clinical information, the 2005 Portable RN is an all-in-one pocket guide to every aspect of day-to-day patient care, including assessment, ECG and lab test interpretation, preoperative and postoperative care, nursing procedures, contagious disease precautions, drug administration, and more. The user-friendly, concise presentation features dozens of bulleted lists, charts, and illustrations.

This edition has new chapters on pain management, end-of-life care, and wound care and new appendices on dangerous abbreviations, potential agents of bioterrorism, and Websites of disease support groups. Other new features include SI units for lab tests, more illustrations of procedures, and more quick-reference charts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582553528
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
09/01/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
736
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1Assessment1
2Assessment findings63
3ECGs104
4Common laboratory tests146
5Common disorders200
6Common procedures263
7Surgical patient care396
8Pain management425
9Pressure ulcers and traumatic wound care438
10Precautions450
11Troubleshooting459
12Drug administration495
13Dosage calculation528
14Drug hazards543
15Complications625
16Alternative and complementary therapies646
17End-of-life care668
18Documentation systems673
AppCultural considerations in patient care690
AppPotential agents of bioterrorism694
AppDangerous abbreviations697
AppOutcomes and interventions for common nursing diagnoses698

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