Medical

300 QUESTION AND ANSWERS IN SURGICAL NURSING

$44.95
* The titles in this series provide the student with a collection of new questions and answers in individual subject areas so that the student can concentrate on specific areas of weakness * This new Series of Multiple Choice Questions provides the veterinary nurse student with additional opportunities for both self-assessment and examination practice. * The selected subject areas have been grouped according to the requirements of S/NVQ levels 2 and 3 veterinary nursing examinations, enabling the student to purchase only those books relevant to their year of study. Compiled by a leading training centre, these questions are representative of the type of question likely to appear in the examination paper. By using these revision guides you will not only increase your understanding of the subject but also increase your chances of achieving success in the examination.
ISBN/SKU: 
0750646985

ACUTE MEDICAL EMERGENCIES

$49.95
This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It is an essential pocket guide for nurses coping with patients with acute medical conditions. It focuses on events within the first critical twenty-four hours of admission and provides an up-to-date, evidence-based guide to the management of these patients. The most common emergency medical conditions are described and explained in terms of the underlying disease mechanisms. The book also describes the assessment, observations and management in relation to disease processes and in line with the latest guidelines and protocols. Nursing care is related to the underlying disease.
ISBN/SKU: 
0443100489

ADDICTED TO LAUGHTER: HUMOR IN HOSPITALS BY PATIENTS AND STAFF

$19.95

Medical science has advanced over the years through the use of humor laboratories encountered during military conflicts and beyond. As time marches on, these experiments have contributed to a continuous progress in our medical care from Florence Nightingale in the Crimean War up to the recent Gulf War. These advances come in many forms, including new antibiotics, anesthesiology, medical treatments, medicines, surgical procedures, anesthetics, psychiatry practices, pharmacology, and titanium arms, legs, and other prosthetic devices. The credit for these advancements goes to military personnel, the Department of Defense, and other dedicated physicians, nurses, and ancillary personnel who have combined humor, caring, and expertise to bring excellence to our medical field. In this book, you will find:

  • Historical examples of leadership and supervision of successful and unsuccessful medical techniques
  • Information on veteran benefits and a guide to 2009 Veterans Affairs authorized services
  • Humorous tales from the author's Irish wit, along with numerous other celebrities', on real-life situations in the medical field
  • Various solutions to the current health-care reform debate from all political parties and independent voters based upon the local, state, and national media coverage
  • Priceless photos of senators, presidents, military generals, colonels, and other dignitaries

About the Author

Col. Mel A. Gores was promoted to the senior executive service in 1979 and appointed to the 1,000-bed facility at Brockton, Massachusetts, a division of the VA Boston Healthcare System. He retired from federal government service at the age of fifty-five and spent the next ten years with the County Board of Supervisors, overseeing election and voting operations. He remained active and in reserve military positions from the age of seventeen until age sixty, receiving several high-level awards.

ISBN/SKU: 
1604943297

ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY MADE INCREDIBLY EASY (P)

$39.95

This Second Edition is fully updated to deliver the latest information on anatomy and physiology in an easy-to-understand, enjoyable style. Abundant quick-scan tables, illustrations, and flowcharts help the reader focus on key information, while memory joggers and Incredibly Easy! quick quizzes aid recall and help gauge progress.

Contents include an overview of cell structure and function and an in-depth exploration of the individual systems of the human body. Sixteen pages of full-color, detailed anatomical illustrations are included. Special chapters cover nutrition and metabolism; fluids, electrolytes, acids, and bases; and genetics.

ISBN/SKU: 
1582553017

ANATOMY COLOR-IN FLASH CARDS: ULTIMATE 2-IN-1 LEARNING TOOL

$28.99
Student nurses and other students preparing for careers in the various medical professions will find this set of flash cards an invaluable learning tool to help them prepare for anatomy exams. Each card presents an anatomically accurate line illustration that shows a human body part or system. Students will find that memorization is made easier yet, as they are instructed to to shade each card's bone, muscle, or organ, using the enclosed set of colored pencils. Color each part is an effective method for imprinting its shape in students' memories, which will make later visualization and recognition that much easier. Each flash card is labeled on its reverse side with the part's anatomical name and its location in the human body.
ISBN/SKU: 
0764196774

ANATOMY COLORING BOOK

$22.00

For over 23 years, The Anatomy Coloring Book has been the leading human anatomy coloring book, offering concisely written text and precise, extraordinary hand-drawn figures. Organized according to body systems, each of the 170 plates featured in this book includes an ingenious color-key system anatomical terminology is linked to detail illustration of the structures of the body.

ISBN/SKU: 
0805350861

ANATOMY COLORING WORKBOOK

$19.99
An Easier and Better Way to Learn Anatomy.

The human body is wondrously complex, with 700 muscles, 206 bones, and countless cells and tissues ... but studying and remembering all of them can be overwhelming!

Instead of rote memorization, the Anatomy Coloring Workbook, 3rd Edition helps you take an interactive approach to learning anatomy through coloring. Not only can this take less time than memorizing from textbooks and flashcards, but the process thoroughly fixes anatomical concepts in your mind for easier visual recall later.

The Anatomy Coloring Workbook includes:

   •  126 coloring plates, each with one or more easy-to-follow diagrams showing sharp, precise renderings of anatomical structures
   •  Full-length explanations of the pictured structures and anatomical concepts to accompany each coloring lesson 
   •  An introductory section on terminology to get you started and coloring suggestions to assist you
   •  A glossary of common anatomical terms for quick reference

The 126 plates in the book are organized into the following sections:

   •  Introduction to Anatomy & the Ingumentary System (6 plates)
   •  The Skeletal System (19 plates)
   •  The Muscular System (19 plates)
   •  The Nervous System (26 plates)
   •  The Endocrine System (7 plates)
   •  The Circulatory System (17 plates)
   •  The Lymphatic System (5 plates)
   •  The Digestive System (9 plates)
   •  The Respiratory System (5 plates)
   •  The Urinary System (4 plates)
   •  The Reproductive System (9 plates)

An invaluable resource for students of anatomy, physiology, biology, psychology, nursing, medical technology, health administration, fitness education, nutrition, art, and others, the Anatomy Coloring Workbook will help make your studies a cinch.
ISBN/SKU: 
0375762892

ANATOMY FLASH CARDS

$24.95
300 full-color cards on 14 human-body systems, with images on one side and label text on the other so that students can test themselves easily. There is nothing else that compares in quality, # of cards and price!
ISBN/SKU: 
1423204239

ANATOMY OF A JOB SEARCH (P)

$11.98
This guide seeks to provide the information that nurses and nursing students need in order to locate - and land - the most rewarding jobs available. Written by a national nurse recruiter and Certified Personnel Consultant, it takes the reader step-by-step through the job search process, from preparing a professional resume to making a winning impression during the all-important interview and beyond.
ISBN/SKU: 
0874349508

ANATOMY STUDENT'S SELF-TEST VISUAL DICTIONARY (P)

$24.99
Condition: New
Students preparing for careers in various medical professions will value this highly detailed and profusely illustrated reference guide. Fourteen chapters show, label, and define all human body regions and parts and describe physiological processes. The chapter titles are--
* Body Overview * Cells and Tissues * The Skeletal System * The Muscular System * The Nervous System * Special Sense Organs * The Lymphatic System * The Circulatory System * The Respiratory System * The Digestive System * The Urinary System * The Endocrine System * The Reproductive System
The book's fifteenth and final chapter provides students with a workbook that presents labeled line illustrations of the human body's muscle and skeletal systems. Students are encouraged to color in individual muscles and bones as an effective aid to memorizing the names and locations of each part. More than 500 color illustrations.
ISBN/SKU: 
9780764147241
Publication Date: 
2011-10-01

ANATOMY STUDENTS SELF-TEST COLORING BOOK (P)

$24.99
Learning and naming the many parts and systems of the human body can be a daunting task for student nurses, as well as for other students preparing for careers in the various scientific and medical professions. This highly original book helps make learning a great deal easier. Hundreds of anatomically accurate line illustrations show human body parts and readers are encouraged to shade them in with colored pencils. It's a simple physical task intended to imprint on students' memories the shape and location of each body part, making later visualization and memory retention much easier. The book has a spiral binding hidden beneath the cover's spine so that pages lie flat for easy coloring. Other features include--

  • Tabbed chapter openers for quick reference
  • Extra-heavy paper that minimizes show-through
  • Every body system and part is presented
  • All parts labeled with correct anatomical names

    An extra feature is a set of eight transparent overlays illustrating the human body. They simulate the peeling away of layers of tissue to reveal anatomical features, such as muscles, bones, organs, and circulatory system. The overlays are bound into the book with "scissor-perf" lines that show students where to cut. The Anatomy Student's Self-Test Coloring Book is a must-have learning tool for all students and practitioners who require detailed anatomical knowledge. In addition to a substantial and instructive text, it features 144 two-color pages and 32 additional pages in full color.
  • ISBN/SKU: 
    0764137778

    ASSESSMENT MADE INCREDIBLY EASY (P)

    $39.95

    Completely updated for its Third Edition, this book presents assessment skills in the Incredibly Easy! format that makes learning fun. Using light-hearted humor, the text provides the know-how nurses need to interview patients, obtain complete health histories, perform physical examinations, and interpret findings. Reader-friendly features include abundant photographs, illustrations, cartoons, checklists, and chapter summaries.

    This edition's expanded Practice Makes Perfect section includes NCLEX®-style questions and answers. New charts at the end of each body system chapter review abnormal findings and what conditions those findings might indicate. This edition also provides more information on age-related assessment differences.

    ISBN/SKU: 
    1582553912

    ATLAS OF HUMAN ANATOMY

    $24.95

    This full-color, 222-page anatomy atlas features all of the award-winning anatomical illustrations from Vincent Perez in one book. It is a must for medical students, health-care professionals, allied health-services professionals and anyone interested in his/her body.


    • Detailed, labeled illustrations by Vincent Perez
    • Color-coded chapters provide easy reference corresponding to the table of contents
    • Comprehensive index, including a page-by-page reference for every anatomical feature
    • Abbreviation key included for every chapter
    • Multiple illustrations for 15 different human body systems

    ISBN/SKU: 
    1423201728

    Barrons Dictionary of Medical Terms

    $14.99
    Although written primarily as a home reference guide, Barron's " Dictionary of Medical Terms " has been valued, used, and highly praised by medical instructors, student nurses, and others in the healthcare professions. This expanded and updated edition clearly and concisely describes medical terms in language that the layman can understand. Thousands of terms and definitions cover--
  • Descriptions of diseases and their symptoms
  • First-aid procedures
  • Human anatomy and body parts
  • Dentistry
  • Medications and their applications
  • Instructive tables covering important elements, vitamins, trade and generic names of commonly prescribed drugs, and much more
    Many terms are supplemented with instructive line illustrations. Readers are also guided by extensive cross references.
  • ISBN/SKU: 
    9780764147586
    Publication Date: 
    2012-11-01

    BRYAN EDWARDS CHEMISTRY FLASH CARDS

    $11.95
    The Chemistry study tool is made up of three parts: a 119-page spiral bound periodic table, 100 flash cards, and a corresponding 21-page exercise manual. The periodic table explains the oxidation states, isotop ic abundance, source, properties, and configuration of each element. The flash cards are designed to help students understand the basic conc epts of chemistry through the use of vocabulary, visual images, and concepts. The exercise manual has 35 exercises that challenge the student to put into practice the concepts of chemistry through basic application.
    ISBN/SKU: 
    1878576127

    BRYAN EDWARDS THE ULTIMATE ANATOMY FLASH CARDS

    $29.99
    Our newest product is a comprehensive set that includes the Muscles, Head & Neck Muscles, Bones, and Joints & Ligaments Flash Cards. Each muscle, bone, and joint is individually highlighted on its own card, complete with a detailed colored illustration on one side and all the relating pertinent information on the reverse. New images of the Nerves and Arteries for every muscle group are included.
    ISBN/SKU: 
    1878576488

    CASE STUDIES IN CRITICAL CARE NURSING (P)

    $73.30
    $55.00
    $55.00 - $73.30
    Condition: Used
    Case Studies in Critical Care Nursing contains detailed and up-to-date case studies on critical care conditions with accompanying questions and answers for applied learning of the practice of critical care nursing. The organization of the book has been changed to mirror that of Thelan's Critical Care Nursing, 4th Edition; the chapters in this 3rd edition are grouped according to body systems. This book allows the reader to hone vital skills necessary in a critical care environment, such as assessment, critical thinking, decision-making, and judgment. Additionally, this text provides an excellent resource to those practitioners who want to update themselves on current critical care practice prior to taking the CCRN examination.
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9780721603445
    Publication Date: 
    2004-02-19
    Publisher: 

    Cat Owners Home Veterinary Handbook

    $29.95
    The classic bestseller--expanded and updated

    For years, many veterinary treatments for cats were based on research conducted with dogs because it was wrongly assumed that cats were very similar. Recently, there have been giant strides in feline veterinary research. This classic reference is fully updated and revised to reflect these advances and gives you the most up-to-date guidance on cat health and cat care. It includes: An index of signs and symptoms to help you find information fastClearly written, step-by-step directions for handling common feline ailments and problemsHundreds of photos, drawings, and tables that illustrate what to look for and how to provide the best care for your catsAll new anatomical drawings and diagramsNew information on genetics, geriatrics, drug sensitivities, raw diets, arthritis medications, dental disease, and moreInformation on supplements, nutraceuticals, and holistic treatments that have proven beneficialInteresting findings on cat behavior

    Whether you have a kitten or a senior cat, this resource helps you quickly identify potential problems, take proper steps in emergency situations, better understand diagnoses and treatment options, and communicate more effectively with your veterinarian. This is the hands-on reference you'll trust again and again.

    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781630262969
    Publication Date: 
    2007-12-01
    Author: 
    Publisher: 

    CONCEPTS MAPPING CRIT THI

    $16.86

    Provide your students with a clear, visual and systematic way of thinking about, identifying, and devising a plan of care. 

    Your resource for nursing diagnosis, care planning and concept maps, concept map generator, care plan template, interactive and printable assessment tool, and more!

    Your resource for nursing diagnosis, care planning and concept maps, concept map generator, care plan template, interactive and printable assessment tool, and more!

    ISBN/SKU: 
    0803615671

    DIAGNOSTIC TEST

    $44.95

    Nurse's 5-Minute Clinical Consult: Diagnostic Tests covers over 500 diagnostic studies—from arthrocentesis to zinc blood levels—with step-by-step procedure guidelines, normal findings, and abnormal results in a quick-scanning format. Tests are arranged alphabetically, and each is presented on one page with consistent headings, including description, purpose, patient preparation, teaching points, key steps, postprocedure care, precautions, complications, normal findings, and abnormal results.

    Recurring icons highlight warnings and interfering factors. Illustrated, reproducible patient-teaching aids are included where appropriate. Hundreds of illustrations, photos, charts, and tables complement the text.

    ISBN/SKU: 
    1582555141

    DSM-IV-TR HANDBOOK OF DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS (P)

    $72.00
    An invaluable addition to the DSM-IV-TR Library, DSM-IV-TRA? Handbook of Differential Diagnosis is a succinct reference to help ensure that you consider all the important diagnoses that need to be ruled out during a clinical evaluation. It is a great convenience for busy practitioners and a valuable overview for trainees. The Handbook provides -The six crucial steps in differential diagnosis that must be considered for each and every patient -27 decision trees that teach you how to go from the most common presenting symptoms to a final diagnosis -62 differential diagnosis tables, each of which provides a head-to-head comparison of a disorder with its differential diagnostic contenders -A unique symptom index for DSM-IV-TR that lists in a convenient form those disorders that you should consider when formulating a differential diagnosis given a particular symptom in the patient's presentation The information provided in the decision trees, the differential diagnosis tables, and the symptom index is rich with information, each format with its own strengths, depending on the needs of a particular clinical situation. By presenting the problem from a number of different perspectives, this Handbook should improve your skill in formulating a comprehensive differential diagnosis.
    ISBN/SKU: 
    1585620548

    EXAMINATION OF THE SHOULDER

    $125.98
    The complex structure of the shoulder, with its variable pathological conditions of rotator cuff disease, degenerative joint disease, and Type II SLAP lesions, makes clinical examination and assessment difficult. With this text you will gain a full understanding of shoulder anatomy, the principles of physical shoulder examination, and the processes causing shoulder pain. This text discusses range of motion measurements, laxity testing, shoulder instability and presents critical analysis of the usefulness and accuracy of examination practices. An accompanying DVD contains narrated footage of the examination techniques described in the text for easy comprehension and review. You will also find examples of abnormal findings and biomechanical models demonstrating the complexity of shoulder motion. No orthopaedic surgeon, orthopaedic resident, physical therapist or athletic trainer should be without this outstanding text and DVD. Foreword by Frank W. Jobe (UCLA).
    ISBN/SKU: 
    3131410914

    FERRI'S BEST TEST

    $67.95
    Condition: New
    Written by Fred F. Ferri, MD, FACP, author of many best-selling books for primary care practice, Ferri's Best Test, 2nd Edition, equips you to quickly choose the most efficient and cost-effective diagnostic approach, including imaging or lab tests. Updates throughout, including more than 180 new tests...additional diagnostic modalities...and new algorithms...make this unique and user-friendly reference a must for determining which diagnostic tests to order. A portable, pocket-sized format allows for convenient consultation anytime, anywhere.
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9780323057592
    Publication Date: 
    2009-04-01
    Author: 
    Publisher: 

    FIRE AND RESCUE FIELD GUIDE

    $21.95
    The new 7th edition Fire & Rescue Field Guide® includes new national ICS profiles, updated AHA guidelines, updated fire strategy and tactics, enhanced WMD and HazMat response and improved operations center guidelines.

    This guide makes it easy for firefighters, command officers and volunteers to coordinate fire attack, incident command, tactics, look up LELs, UELs and friction loss. Now 7-color, this pocket-sized field reference is still only 3" x 5", has color-coded tabs, and is waterproof, alcohol-fast, durable and “street-tough”.

    ISBN/SKU: 
    1890495352

    FLUIDS & ELECTROLYTES DEMYSTIFIED (P)

    $24.95
    The balanced way to learn about fluids and electrolytes

    Need a solid foundation in fluids and electrolytes but finding this complex subject difficult to permeate? Here's the solution! Fluids and Electrolytes Demystified makes everything so easy to understand, you'll feel like you're learning through osmosis.

    Written by a nursing professor, this accessible guide explains, clearly and concisely, the key elements underlying fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance and imbalances. You will learn about the various health conditions related to imbalances and get details on diagnostic testing, regulators, and treatment options. Useful charts and key terms throughout help you to remember important concepts. Complete with end-of-chapter quizzes to test your knowledge, this book will teach you the fundamentals of fluids and electrolytes in no time at all.

    Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Fluids and Electrolytes Demystified is your shortcut to mastering this essential nursing topic.

    This fast and easy guide offers:

    • Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter
    • An NCLEX-style quiz at the end of each chapter to reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknesses
    • Causes and symptoms of fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base imbalance-related conditions
    • Coverage of diagnostic tests and treatment options
    • A time-saving approach to performing better on an exam or at work

    ISBN/SKU: 
    0071496246