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There are many biochemistry textbooks in the market. Some of them are purely basic while others are applied, and there are very few books which cover both these aspects together. For this reason, the students learning biochemistry in their undergraduate courses have to depend on multiple books to acquire a sound knowledge of the subject.
This book, ‘Biochemistry’ is unique with a simultaneous and equal emphasis on basic and applied aspects of biochemistry. This textbook offers an integration of medical and pure sciences, comprehensively written to meet the curriculum requirements of undergraduate courses in medical, dental, pharmacy, life-sciences and other categories (agriculture, veterinary, etc.).
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It is the first text book on Biochemistry in English with multi-colour illustrations by an author from Asia. The use of multicolours is for a clearer understanding of the complicated biochemical reactions.
It is written in a lucid style with the subject being presented as an engaging story growing from elementary information to the most recent advances, and with theoretical discussions being supplemented with illustrations, flowcharts, and tables for easy understanding of Biochemistry.
It has each chapter beginning with a four-line verse followed by the text, biomedical concepts, a summary, and self-assessment exercises. The lively illustrations and text with appropriate headings and sub-headings in bold type faces facilitate reading path clarity and quick recall.
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Includes all 5 modules (some are optional depending on your school)
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Please note that HESI is a registered trademark of the Health Education Systems Inc., which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.
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The more questions you see, the more likely you are to pass the test. And between our study guide and practice tests, you’ll have over 400 practice questions that cover every category. You can fine-tune your knowledge in areas where you feel comfortable and be more efficient in improving your problem areas.
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Inside you'll find:8 practice tests in the book Skill-building drills with hundreds of practice questions Strategies to help you master every question type Scientific illustrations to clarify important concepts Review of all subjects featured on the exams Career and educational guidance from a nursing professional
* The NLN PAX-RN is produced by the National League for Nursing. The TEAS is produced by the Assessment Technologies Institute LLC. The PSB Nursing School Aptitude Examination (RN) is produced by the Psychological Services Bureau. The Evolve Reach Admission Assessment Exam (HESI) is a registered trademark of Elsevier, Inc. These organizations were not involved in the production of, and do not endorse, this product.
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"..certainly a great resource for use in any healthcare setting." Reviewed by Anne Duell on behalf of Nursing Times, September 2015UNIQUE! Emphasis on the NCLEX Examination’s management-of-care focus addresses the heavy emphasis on prioritization, delegation, and patient assignment in the current NCLEX Examination (17–23% of the 2013 NCLEX-RN Exam).UNIQUE! Three-part organization establishes foundational knowledge and then provides exercises of increasing difficulty to help you build confidence in your prioritization, delegation, and patient assignment skills.Answer key at the back of the book offers a detailed rationale and an indication of the focus of the question to encourage formative assessment.Introduction chapter by delegation expert Ruth Hansten provides guidelines for prioritization, delegation, and patient assignment decisions as well as a concise, practical foundation on which Parts 2 and 3 build.Part 2: Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment in Common Health Scenarios give you practice in applying the principles from Part 1 with straightforward NCLEX-style multiple-choice, multiple-select, ordering, and short-answer questions to help you develop and build confidence in prioritization, delegation, and patient assignment skills while working within the confines of relatively simple health scenarios.Part 3: Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment in Complex Health Scenarios utilizes unfolding cases that build on the skills learned in Part 2 to equip you to make sound decisions in realistic, complex health scenarios involving complicated health problems and/or challenging patient assignment decisions and help you learn to "think like nurses" by developing what Benner (2010) calls "clinical imagination."
Drawing on his decades of experience training marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, and pastoral counselors, he answers that question in the updated edition of his landmark book: Basic Counseling Techniques.
He provides practical suggestions for setting up the therapy room, using audiovisual recording equipment, and conducting those first critical interviews. You'll learn how to:
apply nine different sets of clinical tools; select the appropriate tool for the appropriate clinical situation; and improve how you carry out the clinical thinking process.
Each chapter concludes with a "Living into the Lesson" section that allows you to participate in experiential exercises to master what you've learned.
While designed for counselors and therapists in the beginning of their careers, even veterans in the field will find value in this updated edition.
With a foreword by Chair of the Admissions Committee at Dartmouth Medical School Harold M. Friedman, M.D., Med School Confidential provides what no other book currently does: a comprehensive, chronological account of the full medical school experience.
Becoming a doctor is so much more than acing your MCATs, living through med school, then getting the perfect residency. It is a career that demands long hours on little to no sleep, constant continuing education, and a tough decision about which of the many types of medicine you want to practice. But with the right guide, you can make the right choices each step of the way.
On Becoming a Doctor calmly and thoroughly walks you through each academic, physical, and emotional step you'll take on your way to a successful career in medicine, and it includes interviews with many different specialists to help you choose a medical path.
This Essential Insider Advice Will Show You:Financing all of the costs of medical school The ups and downs of working with insurance companies Perspectives on a variety of medical fields The educational, physical, and emotional realities of the journey Interviews with doctors in many different specialties Working with other doctors and the administration
On Becoming a Doctor covers everything you need to know about medical school, residency, specialization, and practice.
This mega-review covers test taking tips using Leik's unique "question dissection" technique, relevant content review, extensive practice questions, and detailed, current exam information in a "fast facts" style, saving you study time while providing comprehensive preparation. This book is also a great companion to the FNP Certification Review app, coming soon for your iPhone or iPad!
Pass your Family Nurse Practitioner ANCC or AANP exam, prepare for tests in school, or improve in the last semester of your program with:
Photos of diseases and physical exam maneuvers that promote visualization and clarify techniquesOrgan system reviews divided into four parts; descriptions of emergent conditions, high-yield normal physical exam findings, maneuvers, and applicable benign variantsTables on orthopedic maneuvers, immunizations, STDs, lab tests, skins rashes, and more to help you organize and recall procedures
"I took this class in 2003 and I did pass my Adult NP ANCC exam soon after. Ms. Leik's class gave practical information, essential concepts for studying, and core topics on which to focus. I would recommend this class to others as an essential component in ensuring success in passing the certification exam." - Cynthia Milich, CNP
Why the Leik Technique?
Maria T. Codina Leik has been a leading provider of exam preparation education and counseling for almost 20 years. Her company National ARNP Services, Inc. has helped thousands of nurses pass their certification exams nationwide.
See our entry for Maria Leik's companion volume, Adult Nurse Practitioner Certification. A third volume, on Pediatric Nurse Certification, is forthcoming.
Please note: An analogous volume to Maria Leik's series, Gerontological Nurse Certification Review is due in June from Meredith Wallace and Sheila Grossman.
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The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS Test) is a standardized, multiple choice exam for students entering into nursing school. It is often used to determine the ability of potential students to adjust to a nursing program. Includes new exam changes.
Includes instruction on all required sections:
Science, Anatomy and physiology, biology, and chemistry; Vocabulary and general knowledge; Detailed Grammar, language use, sentence structure; Basic math skills, algebra, calculations, mixing, common formulas
This pocket-sized review for prospective nurses gives you the focused, key information you need to know about medications commonly seen on the test. Kaplan's NCLEX-RN Drug Guide includes:
Generic names, brand names, phonetic pronunciations, and drug families for 300 frequently tested medicationsConcise nursing considerations and must-know side effects for each medicationNEW! Expert guidance for studying drugs effectivelyPregnancy risk category and controlled substance schedule for every drugCommon medical abbreviations you'll use on the jobAbbreviations to avoid when recording medication orders
Terms are grouped by medication category, and each page features two terms with the complete explanations. With Kaplan's NCLEX-RN Drug Guide, you know you are getting the most up-to-date, expert information available to prepare for the exam!
Over 250 full-color figures depicting anatomy and physiology, exam procedures, and normal and abnormal findings offer a visual guide to performing exams.
Documentation examples promote concise yet thorough patient charting for each system exam.
Aids to Differential Diagnosis Tables summarize distinguishing characteristics of abnormalities, making it easier to identify patients’ symptoms.
Lists of the equipment required in preparation for each system exam facilitate efficiency in the practice setting.
Color-coded tables highlight pediatric variations and provide quick-reference coverage of developmental considerations specific to pediatric patients.Updates throughout reflect the latest research and evidence-based practice findings on all aspects of the physical exam.
New content on electronic charting reflects the shift to electronic medical records in clinical practice and offers a current resource on what and how to chart.
An updated drug table provides a list of physical findings potentially related to common classes of drugs.
If you're looking for a fun, fast review that boils pathophysiology down to its most essential, must-know points, your search ends here! Pathophysiology of Nursing Demystified is a complete yet concise overview of diseases and how they affect various body systems. You will also learn about symptoms and signs as well as critical diagnostic tests so you have the knowledge to help your patients as a student and as a nurse once you start your career.
Studying is easy and effective with key objectives, important terms, brief overviews, tables and diagrams, and, NCLEX-style questions throughout the book. At the end is a comprehensive final exam that covers all the content found in Pathophysiology of Nursing Demystified.
This fast and easy guide offers:Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter Coverage of diagnostic tests and treatment options A final exam at the end of the book A time-saving approach to performing better on an exam or at work
Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Pathophysiology of Nursing DeMYSTiFieD is your shortcut to mastering this essential nursing topic.
"This is a well written, comprehensive review aimed at preparing readers for successfully completing a board certification exam. ...This is a wonderful comprehensive review in a concise study guide format." (5 Stars)--Doody's Book Review Service
This mega-review, the second of Maria Codina Leik's "trilogy" of NP Certification guides (Family was published in July and Pediatric is due in 2008) covers test taking tips using Leik's unique "question dissection" technique, relevant content review, extensive practice questions, and detailed, current exam information in a "fast facts" style, saving the student valuable study time while providing comprehensive preparation. This book is also a great companion to the ANP Certification Review app, coming soon for your iPhone or iPad!
Pass your Adult Nurse Practitioner ANCC or AANP exam, prepare for tests in school, or improve in the last semester of your program with:
Photos and physical exam maneuvers that promote visualization and clarify techniques Organ system reviews divided into four parts; descriptions of emergent conditions, high-yield normal physical exam findings, maneuvers, and applicable benign variants Tables on orthopedic maneuvers, immunizations, STDs, lab tests, skins rashes, and more to help you organize and recall procedures
Differentiation between Family and Adult Practice with inclusion of geriatric procedures and specifications
Students say:"I took this class in 2003 and I did pass my Adult NP ANCC exam soon after. Ms. Leik's class gave practical information, essential concepts for studying, and core topics on which to focus. I would recommend this class to others as an essential component in ensuring success in passing the certification exam." - Cynthia Milich, CNP
Why the Leik Technique?
Maria T. Codina Leik has been a leading provider of exam preparation education and counseling for almost 20 years. Her company, National ARNP Services, Inc., has helped thousands of nurses pass their certification exams nationwide
Please note: An analogous volume to Maria Leik's series, Gerontological Nurse Certificaiton Review is due in June from Meredith Wallace and Sheila Grossman.
This book of clinical pharmacology covers the science of drugs or pharmaceutical including their origin, composition, pharmacokinetics, mechanism of action, therapeutic use, side effects and toxicology with specific description of drugs followed by short headings makes it easy to understand and point-wise explanation of information. This clinical pharmacology book will be helpful for the medical students and practicing doctors.
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Provides comprehensive coverage of more than 700 diagnostic and laboratory tests routinely performed today.
UNIQUE! Test Results and Clinical Significance sections explain pathophysiology and how test results may indicate certain disease processes.
Color-coded thumb-tabs, alphabetically organized chapters, and two appendixes that list all tests — one in alphabetical order and the other organized by body system — make every test easy to find.
Critical Values alert you to situations requiring immediate intervention.
UNIQUE! Related Tests sections list tests that provide similar information or are used to evaluate the same body system, disease process, or symptom.
UNIQUE! Clinical Priorities boxes emphasize information that must be kept in mind when preparing a patient for testing, performing a test, and evaluating results.
UNIQUE! An icon for drug-related Interfering Factors alerts you to the effects of pharmacologic agents on tests.
A patient teaching icon indicates information that should be shared with patients and their families.
Home Care Responsibilities boxes provide important patient teaching guidelines and instructions for patients outside the acute care setting.
UNIQUE! Age-Related Concerns boxes address the special needs of pediatric and geriatric patients and critical age-related variations in values.
SI units are included in the Normal Findings section of appropriate tests.
Convenient lists of disease and organ panels, test abbreviations, and tests by body system offer quick access to frequently referenced information. A comprehensive index includes the names of all tests and their synonyms, as well as other relevant terms found within test entries for quick access in the clinical setting.Completely updated content with 30 new tests, including ductoscopy, thyroglobulin, lactoferrin, and human papillomavirus. New full-color photographs and enhanced illustrations clarify key concepts and demonstrate testing techniques.
Students who just aced the USMLE Step 1 reveal what it takes to excel!
"This book was excellent, and well organized. The 'make the diagnosis' section was great--lengthy and thorough--just like Step 1. It was nice because it was compact enough that you could fit it in your bag and review it anywhere. Great!" -- Sarah Fabiano, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Class of 2010
"I like the fact that embryology for each system is given at the beginning of each chapter. This series is a wonderful compendium throughout the medical college years, particularly preclinical years to prepare for Step 1." -- Ali Rizvi, MPH, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Class of 2010
Deja Reveiw: USMLE Step 1 boils down your coursework to just the critical concepts you need to know for exam success. This unbeatable guide features a quick-read, two-column "flashcard" Q&A format--specifically designed to help you remember a large amount of pertinent information in the least amount of time possible. The format allows you to zero in on only the correct answers to promote memory retention and get the most out of your study time. Great for last-minute review of high-yield facts, Deja Review provides a straightforward way for you to assess your strengths and weaknesses for USMLE Step 1 success.
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Get ready to ace the exam by quickly reviewing all the important facts that you need to know.
From quick facts to mnemonics and everything in between is included in this NCLEX Study Review Notes Mega Pack (400+ pages)
UNIQUE! Each test entry begins on a new page, making tests easy to find.
Normal findings for adult (male and female), elderly, and pediatric patients are included where applicable to provide complete clinical data.
Possible critical values are highlighted to alert you to situations requiring immediate intervention.
Symbol next to drug-related interfering factors alerts you to the effects of pharmacologic agents on tests.
Increased and decreased abnormal findings are highlighted with directional arrows.
Icon for patient teaching-related care indicates information to share with patients and their families.
UNIQUE! Each test concludes with a Notes section where you can add your own information.
User's Guide to Test Preparation and Performance provides an overview and guidelines for each type of laboratory test and diagnostic procedure to ensure safety and accuracy.
Lists of tests by body system and test type allow you to quickly locate related studies.
Abbreviations for tests are listed inside the front and back covers, and symbols and units of measurement are listed in an appendix.
UNIQUE! Durable cover with round edges helps prevent the book from being damaged and makes it easier to handle.
32 NEW tests, including age-related macular degeneration risk analysis, cell culture drug resistance testing, flourescein angiography, HIV drug resistance testing, urea breath test, virus testing, and Vitamin D testing, present the latest information on diagnostic and laboratory testing.
Nursing Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests Demystified offers a clear, step-by-step blueprint to understanding the laboratory and diagnostic tests most often performed by nurses. You will learn what each test is, why it is ordered, how it is performed, how patients should prepare, how long it takes to get the results, how to interpret the results, and what the nursing implications are. Topics are presented in a logical learn-as-you-go sequence, building on what you’ve learned, and you’ll be able to test your knowledge with chapter-ending questions and a final exam.
Nursing Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests Demystified is the fastest, easiest, and most enjoyable way to get up to speed on the medical tests nurses must be proficient at.
This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content may not be included.Coverage of detailed critical thinking methods offer valuable clues to help you analyze and uncover the correct answer option for all question types, including multiple-choice, true-or-false, and alternate item-format questionsChapters on specific question content, such as prioritization, pharmacology, management, and delegation, provide numerous examples to prepare you for higher cognitive level questionsA fun, two-color design features cartoons and bold designs to help visual learners become better overall test-takers.Linda Silvestri’s hallmark Pyramid Points in the margins highlight the most important concepts you need to learn for exam success.Refocused content emphasizes comprehensive test preparation to help you develop, refine, and apply the reasoning skills you need to succeed throughout nursing school and on the NCLEX® examination.A new chapter on reducing test anxiety offers simple strategies you can use to control test-induced stress and gain the confidence you need to pass exams.A new chapter on developing a structured study plan provides helpful tips for improving time management for more efficient exam preparation.
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* Review of exam content and structure
* Review of alternate question types
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With challenging practice questions and a bold, user-friendly design, Kaplan's NCLEX-RN 2015-2016 Strategies, Practice, and Review with Practice Test will make you assured and confident on test day.
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Practice tests are a critical self-assessment tool that reveals your strengths and weaknesses, familiarize you with the exam format and types of questions, build your self confidence, and practice your exam time management. All of these can make a huge difference in your score! Practice Tests also reduce Test Anxiety, one of the main reasons for low marks on an exam.
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Written by an EMS Program Director and NREMT paramedic with first-hand experience and classroom instruction, our targeted review chapters in outline style cover all the official test categories found on the EMT exam: airway and breathing, cardiology, medical, obstetrics and pediatrics, and trauma. The author explains the structure of the exam and shows you how to answer questions quickly and correctly.Expert Test-taking Strategies
Our author explains the structure of the NREMT Certification Exam, so you know what to expect on test day. He also shares question-level strategies and shows you the best way to answer questions. By following our expert tips and advice, you can score higher on the exam. Must-know Key Terms
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After studying, go online and test what you’ve learned. Our practice exam features timed testing, diagnostic feedback, detailed answers, and automatic scoring. The exam is balanced to include every topic and type of question found on the actual EMT exam, so you know you’re studying the smart way.No matter how or when you prepare for the EMT exam, REA’s EMT Crash Course will show you how to study efficiently and strategically, so you can get a great score.
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"I really enjoyed 'pimping' friends with questions from this book as a review for Step 1." -- Pete Pelletier, Third Year Medical Student, University of Utah School of Medicine
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Deja Review: Microbiology and Immunology boils down your coursework to just the critical concepts you need to know for exam success. This unbeatable guide features a quick-read, two-column "flashcard" Q&A format--specifically designed to help you remember a large amount of pertinent information in the least amount of time possible. The format allows you to zero-in on only the correct answers to promote memory retention and get the most out of your study time. Great for last minute review of high-yield facts, Deja Review provides a straightforward way for you to assess your strengths and weaknesses so you can excel on your course exams and the USMLE Step 1.Active recall questions allow you to understand, not just memorize, the content Clinical vignettes at the end of chapters prepare you for board-style questions Portable size for study on the go--fits in your white coat pocket Bookmark included to guide you through easy-to-use flashcard presentation
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Wilda Rinehart has R.N., B.S.N., M.S.N., F.N.C., and F.P.N.P. degrees. Her experience includes staff nurse in surgery, labor, and delivery;
public-health nurse; and family-planning nurse practitioner. She also was an instructor of surgical and obstetrical nursing.
Diann Sloan has R.N., B.S.N., M.S.N., F.N.C., as well as MS. Ed. and Ph.D. in Education degrees. She has worked as a staff nurse in surgical nursing, pediatrics, and neonatal intensive care and as a pediatric nurse clinician. She has also been an instructor of pediatric and psychiatric nursing.
Clara Hurd has R.N., B.S.N., M.S.N., and G.N.C. degrees. She is currently serving as an item-writing consultant with Prentice Hall Publishing. She has 31 years of experience and has worked as a staff nurse in medical-surgical nursing and the surgical intensive care unit. Ms. Hurd has taught in associate and baccalaureate nursing programs.
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