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cover image - Buddy Nurse - Vital Source E-Book,1st Edition
ISBN: 9780729588621
Copyright: 2020
Publication Date: 04-12-2021
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $28.99

Buddy Nurse - Vital Source E-Book, 1st Edition

by Yangama Jokwiro, MPH, MSc, BNursing

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Buddy Nurse - Vital Source E-Book,1st Edition
ISBN: 9780729588621
Copyright: 2020
Publication Date: 04-12-2021
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $28.99
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    • Eight modules
    • Embedded videos to explain key concepts
    • Practical skills demonstrations
    • Multiple choice questions to check your understanding
    • Printable templates and checklists
    • Available through ClinicalKey Student and Elsevier’s eCommerce site
  • Introduction

    1. Preparation for the first clinical placementKey skills for the first placementTop ten tips for the first placementEnvironmental knowledgeClient assessmentUrinalysisBlood glucose monitoringBasic wound careBasic life supportRisk assessmentsInfection controlVital signs and health assessmentAdmitting a client to a nursing unitWorking within your scope of practiceCritical thinking exercise

    2. Preparation for an acute placementAcute placement expectationsOxygen therapyResponding to clinical emergenciesMedication calculation and administrationBlood results analysisElectrocardiogram (ECG) recordingVenipunctureComprehensive medical and surgical careTime planner

    3. Preparation for a consolidation placementChecklist of final placement skillsResponding to clinical emergenciesElectrocardiography (ECG) analysisBlood gas analysis

    4. Pathophysiology and pharmacologyPain managementManagement of hypertensionManagement of congestive heart failureManagement of diabetes mellitusManagement of embolismManagement of asthmaManagement of COPDManagement of strokeManagement of heart diseaseManagement of cancerManagement of arthritisManagement of acute renal failureMicrobiology and antibioticsPharmacology questionsPathophysiology questions

    5. 100 common medicationsAcetylcysteine AcyclovirAllopurinolAmiodaroneAmoxycillin AspirinAtenololAtorvastatinCarbamazepineCephalexinCitalopramClonazepamClopidogrelColoxyl with SennaDabigatranDiazepamDigoxinDomperidoneDuloxetineEnoxaparin sodiumEsomeprazoleExenatide FlucloxacillinFrusemideGabapentinGliclazideGlyceryl trinitrate (GTN)HaloperidolHeparinHydrochlorothiazide (HCT)HydrocortisoneHyoscineIbuprofenIpratropium bromideIrbesartanKetamine hydrochloride KetorolacLantusLoperamideMacrogol (Movicol)Metformin hydrochlorideMetoclopramide hydrochlorideMetoprololMetronidazoleMixtard (insulin neutral; insulin isophane)Morphine sulphateMylanta/GavisconNicorandilNSAIDsOlanzapineOmeprazoleOndansetronOstelin Oxycodone hydrochloridePantoprazoleParacetamolPerindoprilPhenytoinPhytomenadionePiperacillin/tazobactamPrednisolonePregabalinProchlorperazinePromethazineProtaphane (insulin isophane)QuetiapineRamiprilRanitidineRisperidoneRivaroxabanSalbutamolSertralineSimvastatinSodium valproateSotalolSpironolactoneTapentadolTarginTemazepamThyroxine sodiumTicarcillin/clavulanic acidTramadolTrimethoprimVancomycinVerapamilWarfarinZolpidem

    Antihypertensive drugs summaryAsthma/COPD treatment summaryEquianalgesic dosesHeart failure pharmacological treatment summaryAntihyperglycaemic therapy summaryInsulin therapy summary

    6. Common abbreviationsLatin abbreviationsMiscellaneous abbreviations

    7. Academic writingThe academic essayResponding to a case studyCompiling an annotated bibliographyWriting a research proposalLiterature review and PICO studiesPICO questionsTypes of research papersExample of a research essay

    8. Applying for jobsGraduate programsLearning about your future organisationDeveloping a relationshipTailoring your training and compiling a portfolioCover letter and résuméNursing behavioural job interview questionsInternational students and part-time work

  • Yangama Jokwiro, MPH, MSc, BNursing, Senior Lecturer, Rural Nursing and Midwifery, La Trobe Rural Health School, La Trobe University, Australia
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