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ACLS Review Made Incredibly Easy : Incredibly Easy! Series(r) - Lww

ACLS Review Made Incredibly Easy

Incredibly Easy! Series(r)

By: Lww

Paperback Published: 10th March 2017
ISBN: 9781496354990
Number Of Pages: 352

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ACLS Review Made Incredibly Easy! ® gives you the confidence you need to pass the ACLS certification exam as well as the knowledge and skills needed to perform advanced cardiac life support.

Packed with easy-to-remember definitions and step-by-step directions on the latest treatment algorithms, this enjoyable review text tackles required ACLS course and exam content. It is also the perfect on-the-spot clinical reference&;for nurses, students, and all healthcare professionals.

Be expertly guided through the latest ACLS training and exam preparation with:

  • NEW and updated content in quick-read, bulleted format, based on current American Heart Association guidelines
  • NEW
  • and updated cardiovascular pharmacology content
  • NEW and updated interventions
  • Explains ACLS course and exam components and requirements
  • Proven study strategies, end-of-chapter quick quizzes, and an end-of-book practice test
  • Explanations of complex concepts
      &;easy-to-retain guidance on how to recognize and treat cardiac arrhythmias, including:
  • Classifications of interventions, including basic life support skills, adult cardiac arrest algorithm, and defibrillation
  • Step-by-step how-tos for current treatment algorithms
    • Managing specific rhythms&;hypovolemia, hypoxia, acidosis, hypothermia, cardiac tamponade, tension pneumothorax, pulmonary coronary thrombosis, and more
    • Dozens of colorful diagrams and illustrations outline the core concepts and skills needed for ACLS certification, including:
  • CPR &; when and how to use it
  • Devices and procedures skills &; safe ventilation techniques, including endotracheal intubation and supraglottic devices, as well as defibrillators, pacemakers, and more
    • Early management &; managing the first 30 minutes of cardiac emergencies
  • Emergency conditions &; which cardiac rhythms may require ACLS treatment
  • IV and invasive techniques &; such as peripheral and central IV line insertion
    • Pharmacology &; knowing the action, indication, dosages, and precautions for the major drugs used during ACLS
  • Special features that include:
    • Just the facts
        &; quick summary of each chapter&;s content
    o &;Nurse Joy&; and &;Nurse Jake&; &; expert insights on interventions and problem-solving
    • Quick quiz &; multiple-choice questions after each chapter to help you retain knowledge
    o Now I get it! &; real-life patient scenarios illustrating correct ACLS interventions
    o What to look for &; tips on identifying and interpreting arrhythmias.

    About the Clinical Editor

    Kate Stout, RN, MSN, is a Critical Care Charge RN at Southern Hills Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • ISBN: 9781496354990
    ISBN-10: 1496354990
    Series: Incredibly Easy! Series(r)
    Audience: Professional
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 352
    Published: 10th March 2017
    Country of Publication: US
    Dimensions (cm): 22.61 x 17.78  x 1.27
    Weight (kg): 0.45
    Edition Number: 3
    Edition Type: Revised

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