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Nurse'S Fast Facts - Brenda Walters Holloway

Paperback Published: 1st April 2004
ISBN: 9780803611610
Number Of Pages: 672

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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-Surgical
  • Gerontological Care
  • Maternal-Infant
  • Pediatric
  • Mental Health
  • Emergency and Critical Care
  • Long-Term Care
  • Home Health Care
  • Nutrition

"We have used 'Fast Facts' for two years and are extremely pleased withit. Our students carry it in their pockets from freshmen through seniorlevel and find it very useful." -- Pamela Cone, RN, MSN, CNS, Azusa Pacific University School of Nursing, Azusa, California

"FastFacts is just that, an easy to use reference for clinical decisions andbehaviors. This book is written for students and practitioners atseveral levels of expertise. Most attractive features of the book arethe attention to all the likely elements of nursing practice ininstitutions, with some also relevant to community nursing. I am achart/table type of reference seeker and this book has many well orderedfact arrangements to keep me content." Faith H. Howarth, MSN, EdM, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore Maryland

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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ISBN: 9780803611610
ISBN-10: 0803611617
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 672
Published: 1st April 2004
Publisher: F.A. Davis Company
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 19.68 x 11.43  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: Revised

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