Mosby's Nursing PDQ Practical, Detailed, Quick Reference

ISBN-10: 0323028047

ISBN-13: 9780323028042

Edition: 2004

Authors: Mosby Staff, Jean F. Giddens, Rae W. Langford

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All the essential information you need at the bedside is right here! This rapid access guide with over 500 quick facts is small enough to fit easily in your pocket. It features separate sections on procedures, vital signs, lab values, emergency/ECG, IV meds and many more. With extensive cross referencing and fluid resistant pages, this is a lifesaver for clinicals and a must-have reference for any busy nurse! Pocket size makes it handy to carry around and spiral binding allows booklet to lay flat for easy reference. 10 easy-to-find tabbed sections make it easy to gain rapid access to hundreds of essential facts, formulas, lab values, procedures, ECG info, and more. Each section divider features a rapid-reference table of contents so users can quickly locate the information they need within each section. Includes a collection of commonly used but rarely memorized clinical information, such as charts, graphs, formulas, conversions, and lab values all necessary to deliver safe and efficient nursing care. Pages are coated so they are water resistant great for rugged clinical use. Ten sections: Procedures, Vital Signs/Pain, Assessment, Meds/IV, Labs, Emergency/ECG, Obstetrics, Pediatrics, Patient Teaching, and Facts. Pocket-sized for portability, these new quick-reference resources provide quick, easy access to the information you need to know! Water- and stain-resistant pages stand up to the daily wear-and-tear of the clinical setting.
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List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 11/14/2003
Binding: Comb Bound 
Pages: 210
Size: 4.25" wide x 5.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.660

Infection Control Standard
Precautions Transmission-Based
Precautions Specimen Collection
Venipucture for Blood Specimen Collection
Arterial Puncture for Specimen Collection
Common Blood Collection
Tubes Blood Administration
Administration of a Blood Transfusion Types of Blood Products
Transfusion Reactions Gastrointestinal
Insertion of a Nasogastric (NG) Tube Administration of Enteral Nutrition (Tube Feeding)
Genitourinary Insertion of a Urinary Catheter Respiratory Management
Oxygen Delivery Devices Artificial Airway Suctioning
Assessment of a Patient with a Chest
Tube Pulse Oximetry: Interpretation and Action Safety
Application of Restraints Wounds Performing a Dressing
Pain Assessment
Pain Rating Scales
Pain Assessment Factors
Advantages/Disadvantages of Temperature Measurement
Methods Factors that Influence
Vital Signs Normal Ranges for Vital Signs
Accurate Reading Times by Thermometer Types Respiration
Assessment Blood Pressure Classification of Blood Pressure
Common Mistakes in Blood Pressure
Measurement Pulse Scale for Measuring Pulse
Strength Pulse Points
Health History Basic Principles for Taking a Health History
Components of a Symptom Analysis Components of a Health History
Components of a Basic Examination Mental Status Assessment
Six-Item Cognitive Impairment Test
Substance Abuse Screening: CAGE Lobes of the Cerebral Cortex Nutritional Status Determination of Body Mass
Index Integument System Common
Communicable Disease of the Skin
Pressure Sites Head/Neck Characteristics of Headaches Respiratory System Patterns of Respiration
Lung Conditions and Expected Sounds
Cardiovascular System Areas of Auscultation of the Heart
PQRST Mnemonic for Chest Pain Assessment
Assessment Scale for Pitting Edema
Neurologic System Glasgow Coma Scale
Pupillary Size in Millimeters Cranial Nerves
Functions Cranial Nerve Locations Musculoskeletal System
Muscle Strength
Scale RISK Assessment
Tool for Falls Musculoskeletal Functional
Assessment Fluid/Electrolyte and Acid Base Problems
Clinical Manifestations of Electrolyte Imbalance Acid
Base Imbalances Endocrine Problems Clinical
Comparisons of Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia
Clinical Manifestations of Thyroid Gland
Dysfunction Reproductive Problems
Signs and Symptoms of Prostate Enlargement or Cancer
Common Symptoms of Sexually Transmitted
Infection MEDS/IV Common Venipuncture Sites Dose Calculators
Injections Comparison of Sites, Needle Sizes, and Volume for IM, SC, ID
Injections Comparison of Injection Angles for IM, SC, and ID
Injections Z-Track
Injection Insertion of a Peripheral IV Catheter
Insertion of a Central Line
Catheter Methods of IV Medication Administration
Five "Rights" for the Administration of Medications Classification of Fluid Replacement IV Solutions
Common IV Solutions: Indications, Precautions and Incompatibilities IV Delivery Methods
Advantages/Disadvantages Insulin Administration Drugs Common Drugs by Class
Hypoglycemic Agent Solution Compatibility Chart
Immunizations Adult
Immunization Schedule, United States, 2002-2003
LABS Routine Blood Chemistry Complete Blood Count with Differential
Arterial Blood Gases
Cardiac Enzymes Coagulation
Studies Hepatic Function Panel
Lipid Panel
Thyroid Panel
Therapeutic Medication
Levels Urinalysis 24-hr Urine Chemistry
Trauma Primary and Secondary
Assessment of the Trauma
Patient Trauma Score
Cardiac Assessment
Understanding the Cardiac Cycle Systematic
Evaluation of Cardiac
Rhythms ECG Paper ECG Lead Placement
Interpretation of Common Cardiac Rhythms
Normal Sinus Rhythm Sinus Bradycardia
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