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Overview

Every LPN/LVN nurse and nursing student has vital reference information that they carry along with them into the clinical setting. This pocket-sized handy reference has quick facts about vital signs and pain, drugs, geriatrics, pediatrics, patient teaching, obstetrics, patient assessment, and procedures. In addition, there is a special section containing formulas, conversion tables, abbreviations, calculators, and more.

• Pocket size makes it handy to carry around and spiral binding allows booklet to lay flat for easy reference.

• 10 easy-to-find tabbed sections make it easy to gain rapid access to hundreds of essential facts, formulas, lab values, procedures, English-to-Spanish translations, and more.

• Each section divider features a rapid-reference table of contents so users can quickly locate the information they need within each section.

• Geriatrics section contains handy information on medication, pressure ulcers, procedural changes when working with the elderly, proper use of restraints, and learning needs of older adults.

• Includes a 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.

• Includes metric measurements for PNs practicing in settings where SI units are used.

• Special paper is water resistant and reusable - great for rugged clinical use.

• Ten sections: Procedures, Vital Signs/Pain, Assessment, Meds/IV, Labs, Geriatrics, Obstetrics, Pediatrics, Patient Teaching, and Facts.

Pocket-sized for portability, these new quick-reference resources provide quick, easy access to the information you need to know! Water- and stain-resistant pages stand up to the daily wear-and-tear of the clinical setting.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323032919
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 8/2/2004
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Edition description: Spiral-bound
  • Pages: 212
  • Product dimensions: 3.76 (w) x 5.42 (h) x 0.78 (d)

Table of Contents

Procedures

Infection Control
Standard Precautions Transmission-Based Precautions
Specimen Collection
Venipuncture for Blood Specimen Collection Common Blood Collection Tubes
Blood Administration
Monitoring Blood Transfusions
Types of Blood Products Transfusion Reactions
Gastrointestinal
Insertion of a Nasogastric Tube (NG) Administration of Enteral Nutrition (Tube
Feeding)
Genitourinary
Insertion of a Urinary Catheter
Respiratory Management Oxygen Delivery Devices Artificial Airway Suctioning Assessment of a Patient with a Chest Tube Pulse Oximetry: Interpretation and Action
Respiratory
Relief of Foreign-Body Airway Obstruction
Neurologic
Care of the Patient During a Seizure
Cardiac Intervention
Cardiac Life Support Primary Survey: ABCD
Basic Life Support (BLS) Guidelines for
Cardiopulmonary Arrest
Wounds
Performing a Dressing Change

Vital Signs/Pain

Pain Assessment
Pain Rating Scales
Pain Assessment Factors
Acute and Chronic Pain Comparison
Pain Management
Factors that Influence Vital Signs
Normal Ranges for Vital Signs
Accurate Reading Times by Thermometer Types
Respiration
Assessment
Blood Pressure
Classification of Blood Pressure
Common Mistakes in Blood Pressure
Measurement
Pulse
Scale for Measuring Pulse Strength
Pulse Points

Assessment

Health History
Basic Principles for Taking a Health History
Components of a Symptom Analysis
Components of a Health History
Components of a Basic Examination
Mental Status Assessment
Six-Item Cognitive Impairment Test
Substance Abuse Screening: CAGE
Lobes of the Cerebral Cortex
Nutritional Status
Determination of Body Mass Index
Integument System
Common Communicable Disease of the Skin
Pressure Sites
Head/Neck
Characteristics of Headaches
Respiratory System
Patterns of Respiration
Lung Conditions and Expected Sounds
Cardiac Assessment
Understanding the Cardiac Cycle
Cardiovascular System
Areas of Auscultation of the Heart
PQRST Mnemonic for Chest Pain Assessment
Assessment Scale for Pitting Edema
Neurologic System
Glasgow Coma Scale
Pupillary Size in Millimeters
Cranial Nerves Functions
Cranial Nerve Locations
Trauma
Primary and Secondary Assessment of the
Trauma Patient
Trauma Score
Musculoskeletal System
Musculoskeletal Functional Assessment

Fluid/Electrolyte and Acid Base Problems
Clinical Manifestations of Electrolyte Imbalance
Acid Base Imbalances
Endocrine Problems
Clinical Manifestations of Thyroid Gland
Dysfunction
Clinical Comparisons of Hyperglycemia and
Hypoglycemia
Reproductive Problems
Signs and Symptoms of Prostate Enlargement or
Cancer
Common Symptoms of Sexually Transmitted
Infection

Meds/IV

Common Venipuncture Sites
Dose Calculators
Injections
Comparison of Sites, Needle Sizes, and Volume for IM, Sub-Q, ID Injections
Comparison of Insertion Angles for IM, Sub-Q,
and ID Injections
Z-Track Injection
Insertion of a Peripheral IV Catheter (Over the Needle Catheter)
Methods of IV Medication Administration
Five “Rights” for the Administration of Medications
Classification of Fluid Replacement IV Solutions
Common IV Solutions: Indications, Precautions, and
Incompatibilities
IV Delivery Methods – Advantages/Disadvantages
Insulin Administration
Drugs
Common Drugs by Class
Hypoglycemic Agents
Solution Compatibility Chart
Immunizations
Adult Immunization Schedule, United States, 2002-2003

Labs

Routine Blood Chemistry
Complete Blood Count with Differential
Arterial Blood Gases
Cardiac Enzymes
Coagulation Studies
Hepatic Function Panel
Lipid Panel
Thyroid Panel
Therapeutic Medication Levels
Urinalysis
24-hr Urine Chemistry

Geriatrics

Elder Resources
Procedures and the Older Adult
Geriatric Vital Signs
Vital Signs
Pain Facts and Assessment Tidbits
Assessment
Prevention and Screening Recommendations
Assessment of Age-Related Changes in Key
Body Systems
RISK Assessment Tool for Falls
Independence in Activities of Daily Living Scale
Elder Abuse Assessment
Pressure Ulcer Assessment
Pressure Ulcer Stages
Special Issues
Pressure Ulcer Risk Factors
Pressure Ulcer Prevention
Fall Prevention Measures
Use of Restraints
Restraint Alternatives
Medications
Aging Body and Drug Use
Medication Abuse Patterns in the Older Adult
Common Medications Used by the Older Adult
Tips for Administering Medication to the Older
Adult
Patient Teaching
Learning Needs

Obstetrics

Signs of Pregnancy
Delivery Date Calculations
Gravidity/Parity (GTPAL)
Expected Changes
Vital Signs
Body Systems
Lab Values
Fetal Development
Labor/Delivery
Distinguishing True from False Labor
Factors Affecting Labor
Labor Stages
Interventions for Emergencies
Fetal Heart Rate Assessment
Newborn
APGAR Scoring System
Vital Signs (1st 12 hours of life)
Initial Assessment and Stabilization of
Newborns
Gestational Complications
Abruptio Placenta/Placenta Previa Findings
Preeclampsia Distinctions
Gestational Diabetes Definition and Risk
Factors
Gestational Diabetes Screen

Pediatrics

Procedures/Equipment
Airway and Gastric Equipment
Suctioning
Intravenous Access
IM Injection Sites
Preferred Sites for Intravenous Access in
Infants
Oxygen Administration
Vital Signs/Pain
Pediatric Vital Signs
Pediatric Pain Assessment
Quick Formula for Determining Expected BP
Neonatal Pain Response
Blood Gases
Normal Values for Arterial Blood Gases
CIAMPEDS History
Growth and Development
Infant Reflexes
Degree of Dehydration
Breath Sound Abnormalities
Abuse Assessment
Physical Abuse
Physical Neglect
Emotional Abuse/Neglect
Sexual Abuse
Choking – Foreign Body
Pediatric CPR – BLS
Glasgow Coma Score
Drugs
Emergency Drugs
Childhood and Adolescent Immunization
Schedule

Patient Teaching

Teaching Assessment
Enhance Patient Learning
Healthy Eating Habits
Weight Reduction and Gain
Food Guide Pyramid
Vegetarian Food Guide Pyramid
Daily Requirements of Basic Food Groups
Stress Management
Osteoporosis
Urinary Tract Infection
Cardio/Respiratory
Hypertension
Smoking
Hypercholesteremia
Headache
Cancer
ABCD Rule for Early Detection of Melanoma
Cancer Screening Recommendations
Common Cancer Risk Factors and Prevention
Hearing Loss
Low Back Problems

Facts

Measurement
Household
Metric
Height and Weight Conversion
Temperature Conversion
American Sign Language Guide
English-to-Spanish Translation Guide
Nursing Diagnosis
Abbreviations
Prefixes
Suffixes
Common Medical Symbols

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