Nursing Facts Made Incredibly Quick! / Edition 2

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Overview

Now in its Second Edition, Nursing Facts Made Incredibly Quick! is the point-of-care reference that every nurse in every specialty needs. This pocket-sized book of clinical tools provides instant access to information that nurses need quickly every day. The wipeable page surface allows nurses to make notes and remove them easily. Coverage includes assessment, lab test interpretation, dosage calculations, common medications, IV infusion,and emergency and critical care fast facts such as ECG interpretation, CPR, ACLS algorithms, lead placement, and hemodynamic monitoring. Dozens of charts and illustrations are included. Tabs or distinctive colors identify each section. This edition includes evidence-based nursing guidelines; new information on patient safety; an expanded ECG section that includes treatments; an expanded medications and IV section; new information on safe drug administration; updated IV information per the latest INS standards; pressure ulcer stages; and an expanded English-Spanish picture dictionary.

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Reviewer: Janice K. Warrington, MSNEd, RN (Delaware Technical & Community College)
Description: This handy, pocket-sized reference presents basic nursing information in a compact, spiral-bound format with waterproof write-on/wipe-off pages.
Purpose: It is intended to provide nurses a guide to everything from assessments to a Spanish dictionary for common terms that is easy to use and can fit in a pocket.
Audience: The book is compiled with nurses at all levels of practice in mind. It is full of tips, charts, hints, and pictures.
Features: Among the many areas the book covers are easy assessment tools, laboratory values, IV information, emergency care, ECGs, teaching, and evidence-based practice resources — all the most current and up-to-date information in an easy to read format with tabbed pages for quick reference. The illustrations are brightly colored, sharp, and easy to see.
Assessment: As an educator, I think this book is a wonderful addition to the clinical tools available for nursing students as well as nurses in the clinical area, no matter what their expertise.
From The Critics
Reviewer: Janice K. Warrington, MSNEd, RN(Delaware Technical & Community College)
Description: "This handy, pocket-sized reference presents basic nursing information in a compact, spiral-bound format with waterproof write-on/wipe-off pages. "
Purpose: It is intended to provide nurses a guide to everything from assessments to a Spanish dictionary for common terms that is easy to use and can fit in a pocket.
Audience: The book is compiled with nurses at all levels of practice in mind. It is full of tips, charts, hints, and pictures.
Features: Among the many areas the book covers are easy assessment tools, laboratory values, IV information, emergency care, ECGs, teaching, and evidence-based practice resources — all the most current and up-to-date information in an easy to read format with tabbed pages for quick reference. The illustrations are brightly colored, sharp, and easy to see.
Assessment: "As an educator, I think this book is a wonderful addition to the clinical tools available for nursing students as well as nurses in the clinical area, no matter what their expertise. "
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781605474724
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 9/25/2009
  • Series: Incredibly Easy! Series
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Edition description: Second
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 188
  • Sales rank: 263,805
  • Product dimensions: 2.90 (w) x 5.40 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Tab 1: Assessment

Tab 2: Labs

Tab 3: Meds/IV

Tab 4: Emergency

Tab 5: ECG

Tab 6: Teaching

Tab 7: Resources

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