RNotes: Nurse's Clinical Pocket Guide / Edition 2

RNotes: Nurse's Clinical Pocket Guide / Edition 2

by Ehren Myers
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803613350

ISBN-13: 9780803613355

Pub. Date: 04/28/2006

Publisher: F. A. Davis Company

This quick, portable, and indispensable reference will help your students quickly access information relating to basic nursing tasks and concepts. When they draw a blank on the information they need – like calculating common medication formulas, coagulation values, or remembering the normal ranges of vital signs – they will be able to refer to this guide, which can be

Overview

This quick, portable, and indispensable reference will help your students quickly access information relating to basic nursing tasks and concepts. When they draw a blank on the information they need – like calculating common medication formulas, coagulation values, or remembering the normal ranges of vital signs – they will be able to refer to this guide, which can be neatly tucked inside their scrub pockets. It even has pages that can be written on and erased for further use.

KEY FEATURES

  • Only 3.25 X 6 inches! -- Easily portable enough to fit into scrub pocket
  • 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
  • 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
  • Post-it page option allows students to insert 3 x 5 post-it notes
  • Eight sections cover:
    BASIC -- formulas and conversion tables
    LABS -- common lab values
    ASSESS -- assessment charts and tables such as Vital Signs, Glasgow Coma Scale, Pain Assessment
    OB/GYN -- pregnancy terms, fetal development timetable, complications of pregnancy, fetal monitoring, APGAR Score
    EMERG/ICU -- ACLS Guidelines, Rule of Nines, Signs and Symptoms of Shock, Stages of Cancer, Aldrete Score
    ECG -- basic ECG interpretation
    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:
9780803613355
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Publication date:
04/28/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
225
Product dimensions:
3.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.13(d)

Table of Contents

BASICS-- formulas and conversion tables
LABS -- common lab values
ASSESS -- assessment charts and tables such as Vital Signs, Glasgow Coma Scale, Pain Assessment
OB/GYN -- pregnancy terms, fetal development timetable, complications of pregnancy, fetal monitoring, APGAR Score
EMERG/ICU -- ACLS Guidelines, Rule of Nines, Signs and Symptoms of Shock, Stages of Cancer, Aldrete Score
ECG -- basic ECG interpretation
MEDS/IV -- commonly prescribed drugs, emergency drugs, medication administration
TOOLS -- frequently used phone numbers, schedule planner, symbols, abbreviations, terminology, English/Spanish translator

Selected References
Illustration Credits
Antidotes
Index [BACK COVER]

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