Pediatric Nursing Test Success

Pediatric Nursing Test Success Author Susan Parnell Scholtz, PhD, RN
ISBN-10 9780826171375
Release 2014-08-13
Pages 344
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This novel resource for course content review of pediatric nursing and NCLEX-RN preparation features a potent learning techniqueóthe use of unfolding case studiesóto enhance critical thinking skills and enable students to think like a practicing nurse. Covering both basic and advanced nursing concepts of caring for children and families, this format embeds required content into compelling, real-life scenarios that evolve over time. These unfolding case studies are of particular value because they closely mimic real-life situations in nursing and provide situational mental models that assist students with problem-solving and critical thinking techniques. All content areas required for NCLEX-RN success are interwoven in an enjoyable format that dispels the drudgery of straightforward memorization. A variety of NCLEX-style questions are used throughout the book to familiarize students with the exam format and to help them assess their own learning. The book includes engaging eResources for enriched learning experiences. It will also be of value to faculty as a make-up guide for students who miss clinical hours, and as a reference for scenarios with standardized patients or role-play situations. Key Features: Uses unique unfolding case study method that embeds basic and advanced pediatric nursing care concepts Promotes active learning and knowledge retention Helps to foster problem-solving and critical thinking techniques Provides all types of NCLEX-style questions for exam preparation Includes eResources throughout for enhanced learning opportunities



Pediatric Nursing Care Plans

Pediatric Nursing Care Plans Author Sharon Ennis Axton
ISBN-10 013098969X
Release 2003
Pages 371
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The goal ofPediatric Care Plansis to assist practicing nurses, nurse educators, and students in implementing the nursing process for pediatric patients. This book provides a quick reference for correlating frequently encountered pediatric medical diagnoses with nursing diagnoses. Most of the nursing diagnoses are those accepted by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association (NANDA). On a few occasions, it was necessary to use nursing diagnoses that are not on the NANDA list. These are identified by asterisks. A special feature of this book is the discharge planning incorporated into each care plan, identified by the house logo. Each diagnostic entry has a standard set of components: MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS. PATHOPHYSIOLOGY.This is a basic and brief overview of the pathophysiology of the medical diagnosis. PRIMARY NURSING DIAGNOSIS.This can be stated as either actual or at risk for occurring. The nurse writing the care plan makes the determination. DEFINITION.This refers only to the nursing diagnosis and not to the medical diagnosis. POSSIBLY RELATED TO.The rationale for the selection of each nursing diagnosis is inherent in this statement. CHARACTERISTICS.These are of the selected nursing diagnosis and of the identified medical diagnosis. The list presents possible signs and symptoms specific to the identified nursing and medical diagnoses. EXPECTED OUTCOMES.Listing expected outcomes is the next step in the nursing process after identification of the nursing diagnosis. Expected outcomes may be listed on a nursing care plan as patient goals or objectives. Outcomes are written as specifically as possible so that they can be measured and easily evaluated. Directions are sometimes included to help individualize the expected outcomes for each infant/child. For example, Expected Outcomes might read as follows: Child will have adequate cardiac output as evidenced by heart rate within acceptable range (state specific highest and lowest rates for each child). To individualize this statement, the nurse needs to include the highest and lowest acceptable heart rates for each child. The range will vary depending upon the child's age and disease state. The expected outcome for a 1-month-old infant with normal cardiac function would read: Infant will have adequate cardiac output as evidenced by heart rate of 100 to 160 beats/minute. POSSIBLE NURSING INTERVENTIONS.These are ways in which the nurse can assist the infant/child and/or family to achieve the expected outcomes. Some of these interventions areindependentnursing actions, whereas others arecollaborative(the nurse implements the physician's orders). For example, a nursing intervention to "elevate head of bed at 30° angle" could be instituted for an infant or child with increased intracranial pressure without a specific order from the physician. This would be an independent nursing intervention. A nursing intervention to "administer antibiotic on schedule" depends upon the physician's order. EVALUATION FOR CHARTING.This section, which deals with the final step in the nursing process, evaluates the expected outcomes and, to some extent, the identified nursing interventions. Statements made here direct the reader to describe or state results. For example, the reader may be directed to "describe breath sounds." This would be correlated with the expected outcome "infant/child will have clear and equal breath sounds" and with a nursing intervention such as "assess and record breath sounds every 4 hours and PM." Evaluation is an ongoing process; the evaluation statement may need to be changed frequently. For this reason, the nurse may wish to include this part of the nursing process in the daily charting, noting on the nursing care plan under the evaluation column "see nurses' notes," stating the date and time, and initialing the note. This section includes documentation for all appropriate forms, such as flowsheets, graphic sheets, or nurses' notes. NURSING DIAGNOSES.Following the primary nursing diagnosis are one to two associated nursing diagnoses that are prioritized and carried through the nursing process. The nurse writing the care plan decides if these are actual nursing diagnoses or if the patient is at risk for the selected nursing diagnoses. RELATED NURSING DIAGNOSES.These are nursing diagnoses that are most likely to be included in a nursing care plan for an infant or child with the stated medical diagnosis. Many of these nursing diagnoses are actual; the patient is at risk for others. The nurse determines which. The related nursing diagnoses are in priority order for an infant/child with the stated medical diagnosis. However, the needs and condition of the infant or child will determine whether the nurse must reorder the priorities. All related nursing diagnoses are completely developed through the nursing process and can be found in the text; refer to the index for location. To use this book most efficiently, scan the Table of Contents for the applicable medical diagnosis. After finding it in the text, review the accompanying nursing care plan and related nursing diagnoses and select the appropriate expected outcomes and nursing interventions. Write those on the nursing care plan and then implement them. Later, at intervals that you designate when writing the care plan, evaluate the infant's or child's response to your nursing interventions and record your findings.



Health Assessment in Nursing

Health Assessment in Nursing Author Janet R. Weber
ISBN-10 9781469832227
Release 2013-11-14
Pages 912
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Innovative, systematic, and user-friendly, Health Assessment in Nursing has been acclaimed through four previous editions for the way it successfully helps RN-level students develop the comprehensive knowledge base and expert nursing assessment skills necessary for accurate collection of client data. Maintaining the text’s hallmarks—in-depth, accurate information, a compelling Continuing Case Study, and practical tools that help students develop the skills they need to collect both subjective and objective data—the Fifth Edition now features an exciting array of new chapters, a greater focus on diversity and health assessment through the lifespan, over 150 new illustrations, more than 300 new photos of actual registered nurses and nurse pratitioners performing assessments, and an expanded array of teaching and learning tools.



Pediatric Drug Guide

Pediatric Drug Guide Author Linda Berner Howry
ISBN-10 UOM:39015059146889
Release 2005
Pages 1356
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This easy-to-use reference focuses exclusively on pediatric medications and offers a complete discussion of physiological and developmental considerations and techniques of administration. A portable guide to safe and effective drug administration for all who prescribe or use pediatric medications, it presents a full array of relevant information on each medication to ease discussions with patients and families.



Kozier Erb s Fundamentals of Nursing Australian Edition

Kozier   Erb s Fundamentals of Nursing Australian Edition Author Audry Berman
ISBN-10 9781486011452
Release 2014-12-01
Pages 1745
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Kozier and Erb’s Fundamentals of Nursing prepares students for practice in a range of diverse clinical settings and help them understand what it means to be a competent professional nurse in the twenty-first century. This third Australian edition has once again undergone a rigorous review and writing process. Contemporary changes in the regulation of nursing are reflected in the chapters and the third edition continues to focus on the three core philosophies: Person-centred care, critical thinking and clinical reasoning and cultural safety. Students will develop the knowledge, critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills to deliver care for their patients in ways that signify respect, acceptance, empathy, connectedness, cultural sensitivity and genuine concern.



Medical Surgical Nursing An Integrated Approach

Medical Surgical Nursing  An Integrated Approach Author Lois White
ISBN-10 9781435488021
Release 2012-02-15
Pages 1184
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MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING: AN INTEGRATED APPROACH 3E is a comprehensive, reader friendly resource for the practical/vocational nursing student. The 3rd Edition has been completely reinvisioned and thoroughly updated in all aspects of its coverage, with chapters now broken out into smaller, more manageable portions. In addition to rich coverage of all body systems with anatomy & physiology, data collection, disease information, and a strong focus on the nursing process, exciting new chapters on family processes and issues, psychobiological issues, bioterrorism and more have been added. Engaging features including case studies, critical thinking exercises, evidence-based practice boxes, informatics boxes, memory tricks, and more support student learning and retention throughout the text. NCLEX style questions and Theory to Practice activities provide opportunities to test understanding and apply concepts. This is the ideal choice for instructors looking for depth of coverage and student-focused features. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Das Mind Map Buch

Das Mind Map Buch Author Tony Buzan
ISBN-10 9783864155277
Release 2013-08-09
Pages 304
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Mit der Mind-Map-Methode® halten Sie den Schlüssel zu einem einzigartigen Denkwerkzeug in den Händen, mit dem Sie mühelos und effizient Ihr Gedächtnis, Ihre Kreativität, Ihre Konzentration, Ihre Kommunikationsfähigkeit, Ihre allgemeine Intelligenz und Ihre mentale Schnelligkeit verbessern können. Angewandt auf jedwede Herausforderung oder Zielsetzung, werden Ihnen Mind-Maps dabei helfen, - klar, kreativ und originell zu denken, - Probleme zu lösen und fundierte Entscheidungen zu treffen, - zu planen und zu verhandeln, - Ihre Gedächtnisleistung zu maximieren, - Ihr Leben erfolgreich zu strukturieren. Ihr Gehirn ist dazu imstande, Großartiges zu leisten – lernen Sie mithilfe des Mind-Map- Buchs, Ihr Potenzial auszuschöpfen!



Die Weisheit der Vielen

Die Weisheit der Vielen Author James Surowiecki
ISBN-10 9783864705144
Release 2017-09-07
Pages 384
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Publikumsjoker sticht Expertenmeinung. Mit unverstelltem Blick untersucht der amerikanische Autor das Phänomen der Gruppe und ihrer klugen Entscheidungen, wenn die richtigen Voraussetzungen gegeben sind. Eine aufschlussreiche, unterhaltsame Lektüre und zugleich ein kraftvoller Kontrapunkt zur gegenwärtigen Diskussion um Eliten und einzelne Meinungsführer. „Die Weisheit der Vielen" ist faszinierend, es ist eines jener Bücher, die die Welt auf den Kopf stellen.



Im Hier und Jetzt

Im Hier und Jetzt Author Irvin D. Yalom
ISBN-10 9783641154851
Release 2014-10-20
Pages 416
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Im vorliegenden Buch, das erstmals auf Deutsch erscheint, beleuchtet Yalom alle wesentlichen Aspekte der Gruppenpsychotherapie: Wie muss sie beschaffen sein, damit sie funktioniert? Welchen Prinzipien sollte sie folgen? Welcher Art sind die Unterschiede zwischen stationärer und ambulanter Betreuung? Wie könnte ein Modell erfolgreicher Arbeit mit Gruppen aussehen? Ein Buch für die Fachwelt wie den interessierten Laien gleichermaßen.



Wie wir sterben

Wie wir sterben Author Sherwin B. Nuland
ISBN-10 342677237X
Release 1996
Pages 400
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Wie wir sterben has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Wie wir sterben also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Wie wir sterben book for free.



Schwierige Verhandlungen

Schwierige Verhandlungen Author William Ury
ISBN-10 3453087887
Release 1995
Pages 205
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Schwierige Verhandlungen has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Schwierige Verhandlungen also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Schwierige Verhandlungen book for free.



Sleepers

Sleepers Author Lorenzo Carcaterra
ISBN-10 3442433606
Release 1996
Pages 381
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Sleepers has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Sleepers also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Sleepers book for free.



Make Elektronik

Make  Elektronik Author Charles Platt
ISBN-10 9783960880608
Release 2016-11-11
Pages 472
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Möchtest du Elektronik-Grundwissen auf eine unterhaltsame und geschmeidige Weise lernen? Mit diesem Buch tauchst du sofort in die faszinierende Welt der Elektronik ein. Entdecke die Elektronik und verstehe ihre Gesetze durch beeindruckende Experimente: Zuerst baust du etwas zusammen (oder machst etwas absichtlich kaputt) ... dann erst kommt die Theorie! Vom Einfachen zum Komplexen: Du beginnst mit einfachen Anwendungen und gehst dann zügig über zu immer komplexeren Projekten: vom einfachen Stromkreis zum Integrierten Schaltkreis (IC), vom simplen Alarmsignal zum programmierbaren Mikrocontroller. Schritt-für-Schritt-Anleitungen und über 500 farbige Abbildungen und Fotos helfen dir dabei, Elektronik einzusetzen – und zu verstehen. Was auf dich wartet: • Entdecken durch kaputt machen: Experimentiere mit Komponenten und lerne durch Fehler • Schaff dir deine eigene, coole Arbeitsumgebung mit den Werkzeugen, die du wirklich brauchst • Erwirb Wissen über elektronische Bauelemente und ihre Bedeutung für Schaltkreise • Bau eine Alarmanlage, Lichterketten, Elektronik-Schmuck, Audioprozessoren, ein Reflextestgerät und ein Kombinationsschloss • Erhalte klare, leicht verständliche Erklärungen über das, was du tust, und warum du es so machst. Neu in der 2. Auflage: • Komplett neuer Text, mit vielen neuen und überarbeiteten Projekten • Weniger und preiswertere Elektronikkomponenten • Jetzt auch mit Arduino-Experimenten



Essen statt meckern gute Laune am Familientisch

Essen statt meckern   gute Laune am Familientisch Author Elizabeth Pantley
ISBN-10 383046679X
Release 2013
Pages 143
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Der Ausdruck der Gem thsbewegungen bei dem Menschen und den Thieren

Der Ausdruck der Gem  thsbewegungen bei dem Menschen und den Thieren Author Charles Darwin
ISBN-10 HARVARD:HW270K
Release 1874
Pages 384
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Windows 10 f r Dummies

Windows 10 f  r Dummies Author Andy Rathbone
ISBN-10 3527711414
Release 2015-07-29
Pages 416
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Neurosen

Neurosen Author Alfred Adler
ISBN-10 3596267358
Release 1988
Pages 185
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