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Fast Facts for the Cardiac Surgery Nurse Third Edition by Tanya Hodge, MS, RN, CNS, CCRN

Title Fast Facts for the Cardiac Surgery Nurse Third Edition
Author Tanya Hodge, MS, RN, CNS, CCRN
Publisher Springer Publishing Company
Release 2019-08-13
Category Medical
Total Pages 260
ISBN 0826136524
Language English, Spanish, and French
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A quick-access format delivers the “big picture” from pre-op to extended recovery This concise clinical guide provides cardiac care nurses with speedy access to information and guidelines they use daily. Heavily updated with the newest clinical practice information, the third edition emphasizes postoperative complications and the nursing interventions designed to prevent and treat them. It includes updated coverage of risk factors for stroke and congenital heart disease and discusses new antithrombotics and antiplatelet medications. Bulleted information, brief paragraphs, boxed indicators highlighting key information, and Fast Facts “Pearls” are included in each chapter. The book’s consistent organization facilitates quick access to information on equipment, procedures, and pre- and post-op specialty care. Ideal for new graduates and nurses considering a switch to cardiac or critical care, this resource reinforces existing knowledge and provides a foundation for developing additional skills. New to the Third Edition: Encompasses the latest research and guidelines Emphasizes postoperative complications and care Discusses diagnostic testing, patient preparation for cardiac surgery, initial post-op complications, extended recovery complications, and stroke care Updated rehabilitation chapter includes important patient education content Educates readers about new antithrombotics and antiplatelet medications Offers new guidelines for use of ventricular assist devices Key Features: A handy pocket reference for new and experienced cardiac care nurses Organized for easy access to equipment, procedures, and pre- and post-op specialty care An overall focus on patient safety

Title Fast Facts for Cardiac Surgery
Author Kathy White
Publisher
Release 2008-01
Category
Total Pages 32
ISBN 9780981887531
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Title Fast Facts for Cardiac Surgery Care
Author Kathy White
Publisher
Release 2011-03-01
Category
Total Pages 34
ISBN 9780981887586
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Title Fast Facts for Cardiac Surgery 2014
Author Kathleen White
Publisher
Release 2014-02-01
Category
Total Pages 34
ISBN 9780983575061
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Title Fast Facts for the Cardiac Surgery Nurse
Author Tanya Hodge
Publisher Springer Publishing Company
Release 2011-06-20
Category Medical
Total Pages 216
ISBN 0826108318
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Title Fast Facts for the Cardiac Surgery Nurse Second Edition
Author Tanya Hodge, MS, RN, CNS, CCRN
Publisher Springer Publishing Company
Release 2015-10-14
Category Medical
Total Pages 200
ISBN 082612786X
Language English, Spanish, and French
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This handy clinical guide provides speedy access to information and guidelines cardiac surgery nurses need to know and use daily. It covers all aspects of care from preoperative to recovery, with an emphasis on prevention and management of postoperative complications—an area where nurses can really make a difference and improve care. The second edition is completely revised and updated, with such highlights as new coverage of risk factors for stroke, thoracic aortic aneurysms, and congenital heart disease, and updates on new surgical techniques and devices. New illustrations help to clarify crucial information and tables are reorganized to emphasize commonly used medications. The second edition retains all of the expedient features of the Fast Facts guides, including Fast Facts in a Nutshell boxes delineating especially important content, chapter introductions and objectives, short, easy-to-read chapters, and a convenient pocket size. The heart of the book focuses on post-op complications and nursing interventions to prevent and treat them. The book’s five sections are comprised of the Preoperative Period, the Intraoperative Period, the Immediate Postoperative Period, the Extended Postoperative Period, and the Recovery Period, including discharge and long-term rehabilitation. Each section includes nursing considerations and patient education topics. Nurse-sensitive indicators and strategies for improving nursing care are featured throughout. The resource will be highly valuable to new graduates and nurses who are considering a switch to cardiac care, and will reinforce the knowledge of seasoned practitioners. New to the Second Edition: Updates including new surgical techniques and devices Additional graphics to increase reader comprehension Modifications to tables for ease of access to information New sections on thoracic aortic aneurysms and congenital heart disease New chapter on stroke with a focus on postoperative treatment options Key Features: Delivers a handy pocket reference for new and experienced cardiac care nurses Organized for easy access to equipment, procedures, and pre- and post-op specialty care Includes Fast Facts in a Nutshell delivery of timely content Formatted in short paragraphs packed with timely and accessible information

Title Fast Facts for the Cardiac Surgery Nurse
Author Tanya Hodge
Publisher
Release 2016
Category Electronic books
Total Pages
ISBN 9781786840349
Language English, Spanish, and French
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This handy clinical guide provides speedy access to information and guidelines cardiac surgery nurses need to know and use daily. It covers all aspects of care from preoperative to recovery, with an emphasis on prevention and management of postoperative complications--an area where nurses can really make a difference and improve care. The second edition is completely revised and updated, with such highlights as new coverage of risk factors for stroke, thoracic aortic aneurysms, and congenital heart disease, and updates on new surgical techniques and devices.

Fast Facts for the Critical Care Nurse by Michele Angell Angell Landrum, ADN, RN, CCRN

Title Fast Facts for the Critical Care Nurse
Author Michele Angell Angell Landrum, ADN, RN, CCRN
Publisher Springer Publishing Company
Release 2011-07-27
Category Medical
Total Pages 256
ISBN 082610729X
Language English, Spanish, and French
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This pocket-sized reference for new and seasoned intensive care unit (ICU) nurses contains critical knowledge presented in the clear, precise, "Fact Facts" format. It provides quick access to a broad array of guidelines, procedures, and equipment used by ICU nurses daily as well as on a less frequent basis. The book covers assessment and procedural skills, medications, intravenous (IV) therapy, nutrition, wound care, sterile field setup, and patient preparation. It facilitates equipment mastery for respiratory and cardiac care along with troubleshooting tips for monitoring and mechanical devices. Also included is information on specific types of critical care units, such as cardiac, surgical, neuro, and the burn unit. Documentation, advance directives, organ donations, palliative and end-of-life care are also discussed. The resource addresses the requirements of The Joint Commission and recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, such as isolation precautions and use of personal protective equipment. Other important information is provided such as normal hemodynamic measurements, basic electrocardiographic (EKG) rhythms, 12-lead EKG electrode placement, and a "Do Not Use" abbreviation list in the appendix that will help prevent medication errors. Key Features: Provides quick access to information needed on a daily basis Covers equipment, medications, procedures, and specialty care Includes reliable data for basic EKG rhythms, IV therapy, expected treatments and patient care, abbreviation list, and troubleshooting tips Targeted to new ICU nurses, and experienced critical care nurses alike Helps nurses quickly access information with the "Fast Facts in a Nutshell" feature

Title Fast Facts for the Medical Surgical Nurse
Author Margaret Curry Ciocco
Publisher Springer Publishing Company
Release 2014-08-26
Category Medical
Total Pages 184
ISBN 0826119891
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Written for registered nurses in orientation, this concise, user-friendly resource provides a complete picture of all components of excellent patient care on a busy medical-surgical nursing unit. It covers assessment, key clinical skills/procedures, and documentation of care in an easily digestible, bulleted format. Time-tested guidance about new nurse orientation to professional practice includes “proven pearls for success.” Content is current and evidence-based, and reinforces previously mastered skills in “key points to remember” sections. The theme of “the big picture” of patient care is a consistent thread throughout. Clinical chapters—organized by body system for easy reference--present common conditions seen in medical-surgical nursing and unit emergencies, along with focused assessments, lab work overview, related procedures and skills, a documentation guide, and common medications including those for pain management. Chapters also cover pre-operative and post-operative care for all conditions. Several “must-have sections” include an orientation guide describing what new nurses can expect as they embrace their new role. This section addresses co-workers and supervisors, finding a mentor, hourly rounding, HIPAA reminders, and telephone skills/customer relations. Another section is devoted to all aspects of infection control, and an appendix provides a wealth of resources and supporting information of particular value to the new nurse. Key Features: Provides concise, user-friendly, evidence-based guidance about the “whole picture” of nursing on a medical-surgical or sub-acute unit Presents a unique orientation section offering “proven pearls for success” Contains focused assessment guides, skills overview, documentation tips, and medications for common medical-surgical conditions and emergencies Addresses pre- and post-operative care and pain control Covers important protocols regarding infection control

Fast Facts for the Operating Room Nurse by Theresa Criscitelli, EdD, RN, CNOR

Title Fast Facts for the Operating Room Nurse
Author Theresa Criscitelli, EdD, RN, CNOR
Publisher Springer Publishing Company
Release 2014-12-05
Category Medical
Total Pages 224
ISBN 0826123694
Language English, Spanish, and French
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"The concise, easy-to-access resource is aimed at nurses who are new to the operating room and the experienced nurses who guide them... The $30 book contains a wealth of current, evidence-based clinical practice information that perioperative nurses need daily." --Dan O'Connor, Outpatient Surgery Magazine "This pocket-size book offers concise information for rapid reference, step-by-step instructions for perioperative practices, and evidence-based content based on current perioperative standards and recommended practices. ÖNovice nurses, students, and seasoned preceptors will be delighted to learn how easily this go-to guide will provide immediate reference to perioperative practices and information, all while fitting into a pocket for easy retrieval." óKay Ball, PhD, RN, CNOR, FAAN Associate Professor, Nursing, Otterbein University, Westerville, Ohio Past President, Association of periOperative Registered Nurses From the Foreword This is a concise, easy-to-access resource for nurses who are new to the operating room (OR) and the experienced nurses who guide them. Condensing volumes of OR content into one pithy, pocket-size book, it contains a wealth of current, evidence-based clinical practice information perioperative nurses need daily. Based on current standards and recommended practices, it is organized to provide speedy access to critical information. Its lucid, step-by-step format helps new nurses to better understand the complex skills and techniques required in the OR. Focusing on safety and specific patient interventions, orientation information including supplies needed and important protocols is covered. It addresses personal and patient preparation, environmental concerns, and documentation requirements, and describes the wide range of specific technical skills needed by both circulating and scrub nurses. Each chapter introduces concepts and sets clear learning objectives. Also included is an overview of the most common surgical procedures. New perioperative nurses in orientation and their preceptors will find this book to be a welcome addition to the learning process. Key Features: Provides must-have OR orientation information for new nurses and their preceptors Contains key information on patient preparation, aseptic technique, surgical procedures, anesthesia considerations, and documentation Based on the most up-to-date evidence in the literature Includes Fast Facts in a Nutshell feature to reinforce important information