9780803611610

Nurse's Fast Facts Your Quick Source for Core Clinical Content

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  • ISBN13:

    9780803611610

  • ISBN10:

    0803611617

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-04-12
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis Company

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Nurse's Fast Facts is a compilation of all of those hard-to-remember procedures, calculations, lab values, and interactions in a lightweight, easy-to-carry package. This essential handbook offers the most important but difficult to remember clinical information for nine nursing content areas as well as age-specific guidelines for assessing health problems and interpreting lab values. Reference tabs provide speedy access to information by specialty, and the many charts, graphs, illustrations, and a new two-color design make locating facts even easier! Topics include:Medical-SurgicalGerontological CareMaternal-InfantPediatricMental HealthEmergency and Critical CareLong-Term CareHome Health CareNutrition "We have used 'Fast Facts' for two years and are extremely pleased with it. Our students carry it in their pockets from freshmen through senior level and find it very useful." -- Pamela Cone, RN, MSN, CNS, Azusa Pacific University School of Nursing, Azusa, California "Fast Facts is just that, an easy to use reference for cliical decisions and behaviors. This book is written for students and practitioners at several levels of expertise. Most attractive features of the book are the attention to all the likely elements of nursing practice in intitutions, with some also relevant to community nursing. I am a chart/table type of reference seeker and this book has many well ordered fact arrangements to keep me content." Faith H. Howarth, MSN, EdM, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore Maryland

Table of Contents

Medical-Surgical Fast Factsp. 1
The Human Bodyp. 3
Terminology and Symbolsp. 29
NANDA Nursing Diagnosesp. 57
Documentation and Reportingp. 69
Calculation and Medication Administrationp. 83
Proceduresp. 123
Laboratory Testsp. 171
Health Assessment and Health Problems Across the Lifespanp. 213
Pathologic Conditionsp. 279
Maternal-Infant Fast Factsp. 305
Pediatric Fast Factsp. 353
Mental Health Fast Factsp. 407
Emergency and Critical Care Fast Factsp. 433
Gerontological Fast Factsp. 505
Long-Term Care Fast Factsp. 537
Home Health Fast Factsp. 547
Nutrition Fast Factsp. 563
Indexp. 611
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