LPN Notes: Nurse's Clinical Pocket Guide / Edition 1

LPN Notes: Nurse's Clinical Pocket Guide / Edition 1

by Ehren Myers, Tracey Hopkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803611323

ISBN-13: 9780803611320

Pub. Date: 08/15/2003

Publisher: F. A. Davis Company

 

Educators, students, and nurses will love this portable, quick, and indispensable scrub-pocket-sized tool. Focusing on clinical "need-to-know" information -- how to calculate common medication formulas, signs of

Overview

 

Educators, students, and nurses will love this portable, quick, and indispensable scrub-pocket-sized tool. Focusing on clinical "need-to-know" information -- how to calculate common medication formulas, signs of child abuse, the normal ranges of vital signs -- from the simply "nice-to-know", LPN Notes combines commonly used, but rarely memorized, clinical information with reusable patient assessment tools and worksheets. And it does it all in a colorful, waterproof, and reusable format. (Ballpoint ink wipes off with alcohol.) Students can refer to LPN Notes time and again for the delivery of safe and efficient nursing care.

KEY FEATURES

·        Collection of commonly used but rarely memorized clinical information, such as charts, graphs, formulas, conversions, and lab values -- all necessary to deliver safe and efficient nursing care

·        Quick reference for home care visits as well as hospital work

·        Pages are waterproof and reusable

·        Student can write directly on pages, temporarily recording clinical data that can be wiped clean with alcohol and used again

·        Portable enough to fit into scrub pocket

·        Post-it page option allows students to insert 3 x 5 post-it notes

·        Eight sections cover:

·        BASICS -- formulas and conversion tables; updated NANDA diagnoses

·        LABS -- common lab values

·        ASSESS -- assessment charts and tables such as Vital Signs, Pain Assessment

·        OB/PEDS -- pregnancy terms, fetal development timetable, complications of pregnancy, fetal monitoring, APGAR Score

·        GERI -- covers polypharmacy, skin integrity and pressure ulcers, falls, nutrition, including management of feeding tubes, depression and delirium, urinary tract infections, and respiratory tract infections

·        EMERG -- ACLS Guidelines, Rule of Nines, Signs and Symptoms of Shock, Glasgow Coma Scale, Stages of Cancer, Aldrete Score

·        MEDS/IV -- commonly prescribed drugs, emergency drugs, medication administration

·        TOOLS -- frequently used phone numbers, schedule planner, symbols, abbreviations, terminology, English/Spanish translator

·        Specialized Assessments in mental health, gerontology, and pediatrics

·        Meds contains 100 of the most commonly encountered drugs, listing names by trade, generic, and classification

·        Community Resources includes contact numbers for emotional/physical abuse, battered women, shelters, crises hotlines, and home care concerns

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803611320
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Publication date:
08/15/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
151
Product dimensions:
2.58(w) x 5.72(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

1. BASICS

2. LABS

3. ASSESS

4. OB/PEDS

5. GERIATRICS

6. EMERGENCY

7. MEDS/IV

8. TOOLS

INDEX

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