Porter's Pocket Guide to Nursing / Edition 2

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Bend, OR 2002 Softcover (Spiral Bound) 2nd Edition New Condition Text is clean, The cover is in very nice condition. The spiral has been bent a small amount. Quantity Available: ... 1. Category: Medicine & Health; Nursing; ISBN: 1882740262. ISBN/EAN: 9781882740260. Inventory No: 1560745685. Read more Show Less

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Porter's Pocket Guide to Nursing is unique in the Nursing genre. It is lightweight and is honestly a pocket guide (3 1/2 X 5 1/2" spiral) so it can actually be carried by the practitioner. It covers a wide array of topics ideal for the hospital nurse, home health nurse, nurse practitioner, and student nurse. Much of its success is that it functions as a "brain-book", allowing you to add your personal notes to it. It is concise while covering a wide array of topics.

"...highlights ACLS algorithms; 50 crucial medications; the correct spelling, classification, and trade names for over 1,200 generic drugs; antiobiotic infusion rates; drug compatiblility; instant blood gas interpretation; & more."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781882740260
  • Publisher: Porter & Associates
  • Publication date: 1/21/2002
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 141
  • Product dimensions: 3.40 (w) x 5.60 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Medications     1
Cardiology     35
Neurology     43
Pediatrics     49
Appendix     55
IV Antibiotic and IV Solution Compatibility     56
IV Antibiotic and IV Drug (Y-Site) Compatibility Chart     57
IV Antibiotic Storing and Infusion Rates     58
Drug Compatibility     60
Arterial Blood Gas Interpretation     64
Blood Gases: Normal Values     66
Metric Conversions     67
Normal Laboratory Values     68
Formulas     70
Cerebrospinal Fluid: Differential Diagnosis     72
Eye Chart     73
Electrolyte Imbalance     75
Organ Donation     76
Generic and Brand Name Index     77
ACLS     132
Abbreviations     140
Notes     143
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