Presents a compact medical reference of diagnostic tests, reference values, and medical notes.
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NPpocket contains day-to-day medical information used by healthcare professionals (nurses, nursing assistants, nurse practitioners, certified nursing and medical assistants). You'll find medical information on catheter selection, diets, fluids, insulin, mental status exams, injections and much more. The tabbed index of medical information makes this pocket guide a great resource for all who care it. Add extra notes or pocket pages to carry lists, phones, pager or other small documents.
Grasp and retain the fundamentals of medical terminology quickly and easily Don't know a carcinoma from a hematoma? This friendly guide explains how the easiest way to remember unfamiliar, often-tongue-twisting words is to learn their parts: the prefix, root, and suffix. Medical Terminology For Dummies breaks down the words you'll encounter in your medical terminology course and gives you plain-English explanations and examples to help you master definitions, pronunciations, and applications across all medical fields. For many, the language of medicine and healthcare can be confusing, and frequently presents the greatest challenge to students – this guide was designed to help you overcome this problem with ease! Packed with ideas, study materials, quizzes, mind maps, and games to help you retain the information, Medical Terminology For Dummies quickly gets you up to speed on medical prefixes, suffixes, and root words so you'll approach even unfamiliar medical terms with confidence and ease. Bone up on words that describe and are related to the body's systems Correctly pronounce and understand the meanings of medical terms Find tricks and study tips for memorizing words Build your knowledge with helpful word-building activities If you're working toward a certification or degree in a medical or healthcare field, or if you're already on the job, Medical Terminology For Dummies is the fast and easy way to learn the lingo.
The Outpatient/Clinical Physician Assistant guide from MDpocket contains detailed pocket medical information for PAs working in clinics or outpatient settings. This compact pocket-size reference has information on writing and performing Physical Exams, assessing cardiac murmurs, cranial and peripheral nerves, strength testing, dermatome areas, EKG and CXR interpretation, stress testing, evaluating acute coronary syndromes, hypertension treatment, statin therapy, diabetes management and much more. This pocket reference provides over 100 pages of vital day-to-day medical treatments, management and workup specifically for a Physician Assistant or Physician Assistant Students.
The Medical Spanish pocketcard Set represents a vital communication tool for anyone working with Spanish-speaking patients. It is the perfect supplement to our Medical Spanish pocket. Numerous ready-to-use words and phrases including greetings, common commands and questions, body parts, medical terms, physical exam terms, and much more. With its clearly organized structure, the Medical Spanish pocketcard set is an ideal companion in the doctor's office, on hospital rounds, and during consultations. With these pocketcards, language should never be a barrier to communicating with Spanish-speaking patients. For students, residents, nurses and all other healthcare professionals.
Choose the drug handbook trusted for nearly 30 years! From the leading name in nursing, Mosby’s 2018 Nursing Drug Reference is a full-color portable nursing drug handbook that makes it easy to find the most vital information on the drugs that nurses administer most frequently. More than 5,000 drugs are profiled ― including 20-30 new entries for drugs recently approved by the FDA. . No other drug guide places a higher emphasis on patient safety, with Black Box Warnings for dangerous adverse reactions, Safety Alerts for situations requiring special attention, and a focus on both common and life-threatening side effects. Backed with practical online resources, Mosby’s Nursing Drug Reference proves there is a difference in drug guides. It’s Mosby’s bestselling drug reference for nurses!Black Box Warnings provide alerts to FDA warnings of dangerous or life-threatening drug reactions.Safety Alert icon highlights the most critical drug interactions and side effects.Common and life-threatening side effects are organized by body system, showing signs to watch for during assessments.Coverage of IV drug administration highlights dosage and IV administration instructions, including safety considerations and Y-site, syringe, and additive compatibilities.Alphabetical organization by generic name provides quick and easy access to specific drugs, and a full-color design highlights important information.Nursing Process steps are used as the framework for organizing all nursing care information.Overview of drug categories explains the safe administration of common classes of drugs, as well as their common side effects and interactions.Cross-references indicate drug information that may be found in the appendices.Complete pharmacokinetic information includes the mechanism and absorption of the drug as well as its action, duration, and excretion. NEW! 20-30 added monographs provide up-to-date content on newly released drugs. NEW! BEERS indications included for selected monographs. NEW! Drugs with genetic indications identifiable by easy to spot icon.
America's #1 Medical Authority on Call at your Fingertips When you need the absolute best in health care, John Hopkins is the institute ranked #1 year after year. And when you want answers fast, turn to the Johns Hopkins Family Health Book for the knowledge you need from a name you know. Developed in consultation with an advisory board of more than 100 Johns Hopkins physicians, nurses, and health professionals, this indispensable home and medical resource covers a broad range of family health issues and focuses on maintaining good health and preventing diseases. Read "How to Use this Book" first to learn how the book is organized and to find out where to look for information you need, whether you are trying to interpret symptoms, wish to know more about a medication, or are looking for general health and nutrition facts. Part 1. Staying Healthy provides the underpinnings of a healthy lifestyle, including recommendations on nutrition, exercise, everyday safety, smoking, alcohol, and addiction. Part 2. Health Over the Life Course details what you need to know about genetics and your family health history, and the special health concerns of pregnancy and childbirth, infancy, the preschool to preteen years, the teen years, adulthood, and the senior years. Part 3. First Aid and Emergency Care gives you the tools to evaluate health emergencies, from everyday cuts and bruises to life-threatening crises. Part 4. Body Systems and Disorders describes the functions of the body systems from head to toe and the most common problems related to them. You will learn what your symptoms mean, what signs a doctor looks for and the tests used during diagnosis, how a problem develops, and what can be done to treat or prevent it. Each chapter also discusses self-care measures and advises you on when to call a doctor.Part 5. Becoming a Partner in Your Health Care offers strategies for negotiating today's difficult health care environment, including finding the right doctor and health care plan. The Appendices include a comprehensive directory of the 80 most prescribed medications; glossary; growth chart; living wills and advance directives; measurement conversions and laboratory tests. Designed for instant access, the index highlights symptoms in red and primary entries in bold. A 48-page full-color insert of anatomy, disorders, and diseases, over 500 black-and-white and two-color illustrations, and endpapers featuring emergency first aid procedures--prepared by Johns Hopkins' renowned Art as Applied to Medicine department--complete this invaluable family reference.