Nursing: The Ultimate Study Guide

Editor/Author Singh, Nadia R.
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Single-User Purchase Price: $39.99
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $59.98
ISBN: 978-0-82-613022-8
Category: Health & Medicine - Nursing
Image Count: 22
Book Status: Available
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This is the ultimate, all-in-one study guide to the core information nursing students need for success in all of their foundational courses. This guide is also a great tool for new nurse graduates. Presented in a well-organized and easy-to-read style, it contains everything a nursing student needs to know from the first nursing course through the last.

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Table of Contents

  • About the Author
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. Fundamentals of Nursing
  • History of Nursing
  • Therapeutic Communication
  • The Nursing Process (Nursing Care Plans)
  • Patient Education
  • Functional Health Patterns
  • Cultural Differences
  • Nutrition
  • Urinary and Bowel Function
  • Vital Signs
  • Skin Integrity and Immobility
  • Oxygenation
  • Acid–Base Imbalances
  • Fluids and Electrolytes
  • Intravenous Fluids
  • Intravenous Sites
  • Medication Administration
  • Infection Control and Prevention
  • The Surgical Experience
  • Blood Transfusions
  • See You Later Fundamentals!
  • 2. Health Assessment
  • Skin, Hair, and Nails
  • Head, Ears, and Nose
  • Mouth and Lips
  • Neck and Nodes Assessment
  • Neurological System and Cranial Nerves
  • Thorax and Lungs
  • Heart and Peripheral Vascular Assessment
  • Musculoskeletal Assessment
  • Breast Assessment
  • Abdominal Assessment
  • 3. Medical–Surgical Nursing
  • Important Lab Values
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders (GI)
  • Genitourinary Disorders (GU)
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Integumentary Disorders
  • Immunological Disorders
  • Oncological Disorders
  • Hematological Disorders
  • 4. Emergency Nursing
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Septic Shock
  • Hypertensive Crisis
  • Perforated Bowel
  • Gastrointestinal Bleed
  • Ileus
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Respiratory Failure
  • 5. Pharmacology
  • A Little Pharmacology Advice
  • Safe Medication Administration
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Pharmacodynamics
  • Cardiovascular Medications
  • Respiratory Medications
  • Neurological Medications
  • Endocrine Medications
  • Gastrointestinal Medications
  • Genitourinary Medications
  • Musculoskeletal Medications
  • Integumentary Medications
  • Immunological Medications
  • Pain Management
  • 6. Pediatric Nursing
  • Pediatric Physical Assessment
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Genitourinary Disorders
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Hematological Disorders
  • Pediatric Cancers
  • Ear, Eye, and Throat Disorders
  • Infectious Disorders
  • Immunizations
  • 7. Women's Health
  • Fetal Development
  • The Prenatal Experience
  • Labor and Delivery
  • The Postpartum Experience
  • The Newborn Assessment
  • Maternity Pharmacology
  • 8. Psychiatric Nursing
  • Disorders in the Elderly Population
  • Psychiatric Medications
  • 9. Decreasing Test Anxiety
  • 10. What to Expect in Nursing School
  • 11. NCLEX Tips
  • 12. Conclusion
  • Appendix A: Abbreviations
  • Appendix B: NCLEX Question Formats
  • Appendix C: Basic EKG Rhythm Examples
  • Bibliography