Saturday, October 30, 2010

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Provider Manual

Publisher: American Heart Association; 1 edition
Paperback: 141 pages

ISBN-10: 0874934966
ISBN-13: 978-0874934960

1. ACLS provider manual (ACLS supplementary) 
2. ACLS Core Drugs 
3. Precourse Self Assessment 
4. Training Video 

    1-Rescuer CPR Demo 2-CPR and AED Demo 2-Rescuer CPR Demo 2-Rescuer CPR with Advanced Airway ACLS Science Overview Adult Rescue with or without Bag Mask

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Diseases And Disorders A Nursing Therapeutics Manual

Publisher: F A Davis Co
3rd edition - September 12, 2006

Paperback: 979 pages 
ISBN-10: 0803613377 
ISBN-13: 978-0803613379 

Everything students need to know about caring for patients is in this one portable reference. "Diseases and Disorders: A Nursing Therapeutics Manual", an essential reference for every nurse, contains complete information on 270 disorders. This handbook will allow student nurses to quickly find - and understand - information on disorders so they can effectively plan nursing care. It is an excellent reference for students transitioning from classroom to clinical settings, as well as experienced nurses. 


Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Trauma, Critical Care and Surgical Emergencies

Publisher: Informa Healthcare

1st edition - January 26, 2010
Hardcover: 568 pages
ISBN-10: 0849398959
ISBN-13: 978-0849398957

This book provides a comprehensive and contemporary discussion about the three key areas of acute care surgery; trauma, surgical critical care, and surgical emergencies. The 65 chapters are arranged by organ, anatomical site and injury type, and each includes a case study with evidence-based analysis of diagnosis, management, and outcomes. Unless stated otherwise, the authors used the GRADE evidence classification system established the American College of Chest Physicians. 

Trauma, Critical Care and Surgical Emergencies is essential reading for all surgeons, fellows, residents and students, especially those working in trauma, emergency, and critical care environments.

Monday, October 25, 2010

Nursing Management of Hypertension

These best practice guidelines are related only to nursing practice and not intended to take into account fiscal efficiencies. These guidelines are not binding for nurses and their use should be flexible to accommodate client/family wishes and local circumstances. They neither constitute a liability or discharge from liability.

While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the contents at the time of publication, neither the authors nor the HSFO or RNAO give any guarantee as to the accuracy of the information contained in them nor accept any liability, with respect to loss, damage, injury or expense arising from any such errors or 
omission in the contents of this work. The views expressed in this guideline do not necessarily reflect those of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. Any reference throughout the document to specific pharmaceutical products as examples does not imply endorsement of any of these products. 


AACN Essentials of Critical-Care Nursing Pocket Handbook

By Marianne Chulay, Suzanne M. Burns
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses AACN
195 pages
ISBN 0071664084 

Essential Data Critical Care Nurses Must KnowEndorsed by the American association of Critical-Care Nurses, this go-anywhere handbook features tables and figures that encapsulate all the information required to give safe and effective care to critically ill patients.Contents include:Critical Care Drug Tables Normal Values for Laboratory Tests and Physiologic Parameters Lists of Assessment Components Cardiac Rhythms: ECG Characteristics and Treatment Guides, Including Sample Rhythm Strips 12-Lead ECG Changes in Acute Myocardial Ischemia and Infarct Troubleshooting Guide for Hemodynamic Monitoring Equipment Indications for Mechanical Ventilation… 


Competencies for Advanced Nursing Practice

Sue Hinchliff, Rosemary Rogers
Publisher: Oxford University Press 2008
448 Pages

ISBN: 0340927682 - PDF 

Competencies for Advanced Nursing Practice is the first and definitive book to deliver guidance for practitioners working to be recognized by the NMC for their advanced nursing practice.

Written by experiences academics and advanced nurse practitioners from a variety of clinical backgrounds, this handbook will support nurses on their journey towards advanced nursing practice and provide detailed information on achieving the competencies within each of the seven domains outlines in the NMC's Standards of Proficiency for Advanced Nurse Practitioners: assessment and management of patient health/illness status, the nurse-patient relationship, teaching-coaching function, professional role, managing and negotiating health care delivery systems, monitoring and ensuring the quality of health care practice and respecting cultural competence.

The text concludes with a section on how practitioners can collect and record evidence for accreditation of their advanced nursing practice. 
Aimed at the professional nurse working towards an advanced level of practice, as well as the nurse already practicing at this level and wishing to seek accreditation and also thte student and newly qualified nurse giving early consideration to their future career, this book offers clear and user-friendly guidance for anybody wishing to undertake this standard of nursing practice.