Introductory Mental Health Nursing

Author: Donna Womble
Publisher: Lww
ISBN: 9781451147148
Size: 41.41 MB
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Written specifically for the LPN/LVN student, Introductory Mental Health Nursing, 3e, provides clear, direct, and clinically relevant information on mental health nursing in an easy-to-follow, student-friendly manner. This proven book is known for its case applications that apply concepts to real world situations, built-in student workbook that promotes recall and retention, striking full color design, and wide range of innovative features that help students master concepts and prepare for the NCLEX. The Third Edition provides a summarized overview of the theories integral to current treatment modalities, along with practical coverage of the practice setting, psychopharmacologic agents, and the nursing process as it relates to administration of drug therapy. In addition, you ll find up-to-date coverage of specific psychiatric disorders, as well as treatment methods for each category of disorder. Updated to reflect the DSM-V and featuring new and expanded content throughout, the Third Edition includes a robust array of online resources to help students master the material, including "Watch & Learn Video Clips" on cognitive function; "Practice & Learn Activities" related to therapeutic communication, antidepressants, and dementia; and "Movie Viewing Guides" that give students an opportunity to approach nursing care related to mental illness in a novel way."

Introductory Maternity And Pediatric Nursing

Author: Nancy T. Hatfield
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1469838672
Size: 58.56 MB
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Written specifically for the LPN/LVN student, this Third Edition of Introductory Maternity and Pediatric Nursing provides clear, well-illustrated, and clinically relevant coverage of pregnancy, birth, and pediatrics to help student’s master key clinical and critical thinking skills and prepare for the NCLEX® exam and successful practice. This Third Edition is enhanced by new care plans in the clinical chapters, new case studies, a new art program, a new pronunciation guide, and more. Online video clips of live births, Cesarean delivery, breastfeeding, pediatric milestones, the well child, and the hospitalized child bring concepts to life in dynamic full color. To ensure student mastery of key topics, an integrated workbook at the end of each chapter includes NCLEX-style questions (many NEW to this edition), study activities, and critical thinking: "What Would You Do?" exercises.

Textbook Of Basic Nursing

Author: Caroline Bunker Rosdahl
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781765213
Size: 69.23 MB
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Now in its Ninth Edition, this comprehensive all-in-one textbook covers the basic LPN/LVN curriculum and all content areas of the NCLEX-PN®. Coverage includes anatomy and physiology, nursing process, growth and development, nursing skills, and pharmacology, as well as medical-surgical, maternal-neonatal, pediatric, and psychiatric-mental health nursing. The book is written in a student-friendly style and has an attractive full-color design, with numerous illustrations, tables, and boxes. Bound-in multimedia CD-ROMs include audio pronunciations, clinical simulations, videos, animations, and a simulated NCLEX-PN® exam. This edition's comprehensive ancillary package includes curriculum materials, PowerPoint slides, lesson plans, and a test generator of NCLEX-PN®-style questions.

Introductory Medical Surgical Nursing

Author: Barbara K. Timby
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1469831872
Size: 54.12 MB
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This 11th Edition of Timby and Smith’s popular text equips LPN/LVN students with the practical knowledge and skills necessary to provide safe and effective nursing care to today's medical-surgical clients. Now enhanced with new research, techniques, and clinical competencies, exciting new concept maps that help students focus and think critically about their clients, a new art program featuring hundreds of illustrations and photographs, new evidence-based practice boxes, and new NCLEX-PN questions, the 11th edition prepares students to manage nursing care of clients in today's changing healthcare environments and eases the transition from classroom to clinical practice.

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Author: Sheila L. Videbeck
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781760331
Size: 32.83 MB
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"The revised and updated Third Edition of this popular text explores the full psychiatric nursing care continuum - from the fundamentals of sound nursing theory to therapeutic applications and clinical modalities for the major DSM-IV-TR disorders. Using the nursing process as its framework, the text emphasizes assessment, therapeutic communication, neurobiology, and psychopharmacologic intervention - all in a reader-friendly format that promotes self-awareness, effective communication, and the use of family and community resources."--BOOK JACKET.

Basic Concepts Of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Author: Louise Rebraca Shives
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781797078
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This seventh edition includes new chapters and maintains popular features from previous editions such as self awareness prompts while adding research boxes and student worksheets at the end of each chapter.

Contemporary Practical Vocational Nursing

Author: Corrine R. Kurzen
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780781782692
Size: 11.93 MB
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Now in its Sixth Edition, this text offers LPN/LVN students a basic introduction to the nursing profession. Unit 1, Getting Started, helps students adjust to the student nurse role, maintain a healthy personal life, communicate effectively, and recognize that NCLEX-PN® preparation begins the first day of class. Unit 2, Understanding Your Profession, summarizes the history of nursing and the roles and responsibilities of nurses. Unit 3, Preparing for Successful Practice, addresses ethical and legal issues and leadership and management skills. Unit 4, Moving Forward, discusses career planning and issues that confront nurses as they begin a career. Highlights of the Sixth Edition include additional leadership and management information, new case studies, enhanced NCLEX® information, material for non-traditional students, and interactive Assess Yourself boxes. Watch and Learn icons direct students to video clips on a companion Website.

Lippincott S Primary Care Psychiatry

Author: Robert M. McCarron
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1451152876
Size: 48.47 MB
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This book helps family practitioners, internists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and mental health practitioners understand, diagnose, and effectively treat the most common psychiatric problems seen in the primary care office setting. The introductory chapter addresses the primary care psychiatric interview. Subsequent chapters cover specific disorders and follow a consistent format: Introductory Case; Clinical Highlights; Clinical Significance; Diagnosis; Differential Diagnosis, including "Not to Be Missed" points; Biopsychosocial Treatment, including "When to Refer"; Practice Pointers case studies; ICD-9 codes; and Practical Resources. Appendices include time-saving strategies and medication tables. An anatomical wall chart for the office is also included. A companion Website includes fully searchable text and patient handouts for various psychiatric disorders.

Introduction To Medical Surgical Nursing

Author: Adrianne Dill Linton
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455776416
Size: 61.35 MB
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The leading medical-surgical text for LPN/LVN students, Linton''s Introduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing, 6th Edition offers just the right level of information to equip today''s students to effectively care for adults and older adults. Covering both medical-surgical and psychiatric mental health conditions and disorders, this comprehensive text addresses the LPN/LVN''s role in a variety of care settings, including acute care and long-term care, with a special emphasis on assignment and supervision responsibilities. It also emphasizes culturally competent care and holistic nursing, while thoroughly covering all relevant NCLEX-PN test plan content No other resource offers the breadth of topics at a level that is so perfectly tailored to the LPN/LVN student. Foundational units on basic concepts related to the health care system, care settings, the nursing process, leadership, nutrition, the older adult, growth and nutrition, legal/ethical considerations, evidence-based nursing care, and many more essential topics, avoid repetition later in the text and create a foundation to build your understanding of disorders by body system. Safety alerts are highlighted throughout the text with a Safety Considerations icon. A separate unit on psychiatric mental health nursing covers psychosocial responses to illness, psychiatric disorders, and substance abuse - eliminating the need for a separate psychiatric mental health nursing text. Content related to the NCLEX-PN test plan is emphasized throughout the text, including health promotion, nutrition, legal/ethical issues, HIPAA, and prevention of medication/medical errors. Separate chapters on common, high-profile disorders (including hypertension, diabetes, and shock), provide an in-depth understanding for patient care. Focus on assignment and supervision helps you assign tasks to nurse assistants, patient care techs, and unlicensed assistive personnel, and makes sure they understand the difference between delegation, management, supervision, and assignment of tasks on the health care team. UNIQUE! In-depth pharmacology coverage includes: the Pharmacology Tutorial covering drug classifications, how drugs work, and nursing responsibilities; Pharmacology Capsules boxes providing medication information, precautions for use, interactions, and side/adverse effects; and Pharmacology and Medications tables including classification, use/action, side/adverse effects, and nursing interventions. A separate unit on gerontologic nursing provides comprehensive coverage of the care of the older adult and related disorders. No other LPN/LVN med-surg text offers as much coverage of this primary patient group. Diagnostic Tests and Procedures tables offer quick reference to MRI, CT, Doppler flow, lumbar puncture tests for neurologic disorders, and much more. Health Promotion Considerations boxes highlight timely wellness and disease prevention topics. Patient Teaching Plans provide bulleted lists of nursing instructions for patients, stressing the role and responsibility of the LPN/LVN to reinforce patient education. Nutrition Considerations boxes are spotlighted at appropriate points throughout the text to emphasize the role that nutrition plays in disease and nursing care. Nursing care plans reinforce the nursing process and focus on critical thinking. Cultural Considerations boxes discuss the importance of providing culturally-competent care related to various clinical situations. Put on Your Thinking Cap boxes allow you to pause and consider the practical implications of what you have just read. Get Ready for the NCLEX-PN Examination! sections at the end of chapters include key points, review questions, and case studies that address the various NCLEX Client Needs categories. NEW! Continued emphasis on evidence-based practice and the most current research findings include specific examples of how scientific evidence can justify and support patient care. NEW! Updated nursing diagnoses all reflect the most current NANDA listings for NCLEX compliance.

Psychiatric Nursing Made Incredibly Easy

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1469888491
Size: 17.82 MB
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Written in the award-winning Incredibly Easy style, this invaluable reference is packed with the most up-to-date information on more than 70 psychiatric disorders. Clear language and a simple organization keep information concise and easy to find. The reference is organized by disorders and includes an overview of psychiatric nursing. Numerous icons provide the reader with tips on caring for psychiatric patients from experts, the latest research, cultural considerations, and the latest news in psychopharmacology. Memory joggers and quick quizzes reinforce learning. An appendix of Web resources is included for further study.