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The newly updatedNursing Facts Made Incredibly Quick! (R), 3rd Edition is the essential take-along pocket guide, offering instant access to the everyday clinical tools and information required of nurses in all specialty areas. Supporting you like a friendly, experienced coworker, this enjoyable guide explains the vital nursing terms, concepts, and methods, with easy-to-remember how-tos on essential protocols, treatment algorithms, and technical skills.
This must-have resource delivers on-the-spot confidence and information needed for successful classroom and clinical knowledge. Get the know-how you need to succeed, with this colorful in-your-pocket guide, featuring: NEW and updated content on all the basic, vital nursing skillsSpiral-bound format to easily fit in your pocket for quick at-a-glance answersLaminated, wipe-clean pages, perfect for notetaking and revisingClear, concise text backed by dozens of color photos, tables, drawings, and diagramsClear directions on performing assessments, including:Cardiovascular, respiratory, neurologic, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, integumentary, and endocrine body systemsGeriatric, pediatric, and psychiatric patient assessmentsPain assessmentsColor-coded tabs, providing quick access to information on a broad range of skills, with illustrated quick techniques, data, and information on areas such as: Administering and monitoring medications and IV therapy, including dosage informationEmergency careNutrition - troubleshooting tube-feeding problems, evaluating nutritional disorders, nutritional guidelinesVital-sign ranges by age groupSuicide interventionsCPR algorithms and ECG quick-referenceQuick-scan charts - lab valuesInfusion ratesTeaching aidsImportant on-the-job resources:Evidence-based nursing practicesConversion charts for weight, body temperature, liquids, and solidsCDC infection control guidelinesPatient safety and identification guidelinesCultural considerations in patient careDangerous abbreviations to avoid in clinical documentationEnglish-Spanish quick-reference guide and dictionary Clinical Editor Tracy Taylor, MSN, RN, is an Associate Professor in the Division of Nursing at Kettering College in Kettering, Ohio.