Modified to conform to the current curriculum, Schaum's Outline of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests for Nursing complements these courses in scope and sequence to help you understand its basic concepts. The book offers extra practice on topics such as guidelines for proper test preparation and performance, stool tests, urine studies, x-ray studies, manometric studies, ultrasound studies, etc. You’ll also get coverage of electrodiagnostic tests, blood studies, nuclear scanning, fluid analysis studies, microscopic studies, and endoscopic studies. Appropriate for the following course: nursing diagnosis.
Topics include: Hematology Tests, Electrolytes, Arterial Blood Gases Test, Liver Tests, Cardiac Enzymes and Markers Tests, Serologic Tests, Endocrine Tests, Glucose Tests, Tumor Markers, Pregnancy and Genetic Tests, Infection Tests, Renal Function Tests, Pancreas and Lipid Metabolism Tests, Diagnostic Radiologic Tests, Computed Tomography (CT) Scan, Ultrasound Scan, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Positron Emission Tomography (PET) SCAN, Biopsy, Cardiovascular Tests and Procedure, Lungs Tests and Procedures, Women Tests and Procedures, Maternity Tests, Chest, Abdominal, Urinary Tract Tests, Bones Muscles Tests, Men Tests, Feet Tests, Skin Tests, Sinus, Ears, Nose, Throat (ENT) Tests and Sinus, Vision Tests and Procedures
More than 40 million students have trusted Schaum’s Outlines for their expert knowledge and helpful solved problems. Written by renowned experts in their respective fields, Schaum’s Outlines cover everything from math to science, nursing to language. The main feature for all these books is the solved problems. Step-by-step, authors walk readers through coming up with solutions to exercises in their topic of choice.Comprehensive explanations of the various topics covered in medical terminology courses designed for nursing and allied health students Relevant examples and extensive end-of-chapter review questions motivate students to understand new material and reinforce acquired skills Nursing and other allied health professions are becoming increasingly popular as nurse practitioners and other healthcare workers continue to expand their realm of patient care tasks in the medical profession Detailed explanations and review questions in the different areas of medical terminology Comprehensive review of specialized terms for describing and dealing with disease and injury, surgical techniques, drugs and other therapies Descriptions of prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms; medical abbreviations; symbols; Latin and Greek nomenclature, and a brief glossary of Spanish terminology
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If you’re looking for a fun, fast review that boils pediatric nursing down to its most essential, must-know points your search ends here! Pediatric Nursing Demystified is a complete yet concise overview of all the important pediatric nursing concepts and the disorders that most often afflict infants to adolescents. You’ll also learn how to apply those principles to real-life clinical situations.
In order to make the learning process as easy and effective as possible, you’ll find learning aids such as chapter objectives, key terms, a brief overview of each topic, content summaries, chapter-ending questions, numerous tables and diagrams, and a comprehensive final exam that includes NCLEX-style questions covering all the content found in the book.
Great for course exams and as an NCLEX review!
Whether you're a student seeking to excel in a course or a professional nurse transitioning into care of cardiovascular patients, this is the book you need to quickly and easily understand the key concepts and advanced protocols in cardiovascular nursing – and how to apply them in real world situations.
Cardiovascular Nursing DeMYSTiFieD is your step-by-step guide to learn how to successfully identify patients’ signs and symptoms, accurately interpret medical test results and perform the nursing interventions that will assist in restoring your patients to good cardiovascular health.
In order to make the learning process as effective as possible, each concise chapter features learning objectives, key terms, brief overview of topics, content summaries, chapter-ending review questions, and explanatory tables and diagrams. The book concludes with a comprehensive final exam comprised of NCLEX®-style questions.
This self-teaching guide offers:
· A roadmap to the cardiovascular system and its diseases and disorders
· An organized, outline-based approach to learning
· Insights into the vital role nurses play in the treatment process
· “What Went Wrong?” sections that present brief descriptions of how the body is affected by particular diseases or disorder
· Hallmark signs and symptoms
· Crucial diagnostic tests and how to interpret results
· Treatment options
Simple enough for a student but comprehensive enough for a professional, Cardiovascular Nursing DeMYSTiFieD is your shortcut to mastering this complex field.
Finally! A pharmacology primer written for nursing (and other allied health) majors rather than pharmacy students. You might be apprehensive learning pharmacology, especially if you have little, if any, experience with drugs. Pharmacology can by mystifying. However, it becomes demystified as you read this innovative text, because your knowledge of basic science is used as the foundation to learn pharmacology. All you need is a working knowledge of basic science – and Pharmacology Demystified – and you’re well on your way to mastering this challenging topic.
Pharmacology Demystified starts you off by fully explaining must-know concepts and practices in easily understood everyday language. Then, this unique guide leads you forward – at your own pace – to master the more complex aspects of pharmacology. Summations of key points, background information, quizzes at the end of each chapter, and a “final exam” reinforce learning every step of the way.