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  • IN THIS DAY and age of professionalism, many careers that years ago didn’t require much expertise now require not only formal training, but also some type of recognized certification. This is particularly true for many healthcare professions, including nursing assistant/nurse aide (NA). Prior to 1987, there were no standards in nursing homes and the quality of care was in question.As the public began to hear horrible stories in the media of the abuse and mistreatment of residents in nursing homes, the government decided to step in and take action.

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  • Health care is changing like never before. Every day there are new technologies, new treatments, and new pressures. Changes in response to social, political, and economic factors are challenging and changing everything— including nursing. This text addresses these changes by recognizing that students, now and in the future, will have less clinical experience in acute care settings and more exposure to alternate settings, such as skilled nursing units, home health, and outpatient clinics, for clinical learning experiences.

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  • Making vocational degree qualifications comparable and easily readable is at the heart of the Bologna Process. Methods of achieving this based purely on duration of study are fallible and give little information as to how graduates will perform in the workplace. A more robust outcome-based approach was developed by the Tuning Project (http://tuning.unideusto.org/tuningeu), a sector-wide project to agree learning outcomes/competences for all disciplines in Higher Education in Europe.

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  • Understanding the basics of pharmacology is an essential nursing responsibility. Pharmacology is the science that deals with the physical and chemical properties, and biochemical and physiologic effects, of drugs. It includes the areas of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, pharmacotherapeutics, pharmacognosy, and toxicodynamics.

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  • Acknowledging the tremendous changes in the health care system, this book offers a current and fresh perspective on nursing in the 21st century. A departure from the "medical model", its emphasis on client education, shifting delivery of care, and a collaborative approach fosters a practical view of the challenges the student will encounter in the workplace. Core content areas are covered in detail, including pathophysiology, normal and high-risk pregnancy, and women's health across the life-span.

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  • A manicure is a cosmetic beauty treatment for the fingernails and hands enjoyed by both sexes. A manicure can treat just the hands, just the nails, or both. A standard manicure usually includes filing and shaping of the nails and the application of polish. Some speciality manicures, such as the French Manicure, may also be offered. Treatments for hands usually include soaking in a softening substance and application of hand lotion. A similar treatment performed on the feet is a pedicure. The word "manicure" comes from the Latin manus, meaning "hand," and cura meaning "care"....

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  • Chapter 123. Clostridium difficile–Associated Disease, Including Pseudomembranous Colitis (Part 1) Harrison's Internal Medicine Chapter 123. Clostridium difficile– Associated Disease, Including Pseudomembranous Colitis Etiology and Epidemiology C. difficile is an obligately anaerobic, gram-positive, spore-forming bacillus whose spores are found widely in nature, particularly in the environment of hospitals and chronic-care facilities. CDAD occurs most frequently in hospitals and nursing homes where the level of antimicrobial use is high and the environment is contaminated by C.

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  • Being able to look at clients and families with a “genetic eye” has become critical for all nurses. Advances from genetic and genomic research have influenced all areas of health care and cross all periods of the life cycle. Genetic factors are responsible in some way for both indirect and direct disease causation; for variation that determines predisposition, susceptibility, and resistance to disease; and for response to treatment.

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  • Acknowledging the tremendous changes in the health care system, this book offers a current and fresh perspective on nursing in the 21st century. A departure from the "medical model", its emphasis on client education, shifting delivery of care, and a collaborative approach fosters a practical view of the challenges the student will encounter in the workplace. Core content areas are covered in detail, including pathophysiology, normal and high-risk pregnancy, and women's health across the life-span.

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  • The purpose of this manual is to provide the definitive textbook for equine veterinary nurses. It will also be useful to all those involved in the care and management of the sick horse. There are a multitude of excellent books available on managing the well horse. For this reason, the basics of equine management such as routine bandaging techniques are not included here, since they are well explained elsewhere. Instead the aim of this book is to provide new information on the care and consideration, as well as the art and science involved in looking after any sick horse or pony....

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  • Since 1997, ophthalmic nursing and ophthalmic care practices have moved on in leaps and bounds. There have been several reasons for this including the government targets to bring down hospital waiting times, new approaches to patient management with a move away from inpatient care to mainly day case management and primary care settings. Ophthalmic nursing has been transformed by the involvement of others in ophthalmic nursing care such as clinical support workers, assistant practitioners and surgical care assistants.

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  • The day-to-day responsibility for wound management is usually undertaken by nurses. It includes assessing the wound, selecting an appropriate treatment and evaluating the patient’s progress. To do this effectively the nurse needs to understand the healing process, recognise factors that may delay wound healing, understand how wound healing can be optimised, know how to recognise complications if they arise and know how to treat them.

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  • This second edition of Internet Resources for Nurses is expanded in scope and depth; it includes more content headings and additional features. Since the publication of the first edition in 2000, there has been a substantial increase in the information available to nurses through the Internet. We can expect that this trend will continue and that the number, depth, and scope of health care Web sites will increase dramatically as health care organizations more fully embrace the information resources available.

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  • The information nurses need when, where, and how they need it! Here s the information nurses and nursing students need to know about laboratory and diagnostic tests! This nursing-focused, easy-to-read handbook provides all of the information you need to understand how tests work, interpret their results, and provide quality patient care pre-test, intra-test, and post-test. Tests and procedures are listed in alphabetical order by their complete name for quick reference.

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  • The skill and care of the women of the Allied military nursing services was remembered gratefully by hundreds of thousands of wounded servicemen of World War II (1939-1945). The small peacetime services increased rapidly by enrolling reservists and volunteers; the great majority of the nurses who cared for Allied casualties were 'civilians in uniform', who worked tirelessly under difficult conditions and - in tented hospitals close to the front lines - in real danger; many nurses paid for their devotion with their lives.

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  • Chapter 6 - The renal system. This chapter discusses the renal, or urinary, system, which is a multifaceted, complex and vital structure. Diseases affecting this system are common, particularly infections, although failure of the system does not necessarily need to include an underlying infection as complete failure can result from many origins.

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  • Chapter 15 - First aid knowledge and skills. After studying this chapter you will be able: Gain knowledge and insight into common injuries that would benefit from immediate first aid intervention, gain understanding of the professional issues involved in attending accidents, gain insight into several commonly used first aid techniques including dressings and bandages,...

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  • (BQ) This comprehensive reference takes the incredibly easy approach to one of the most demanding and complex areas of nursing. It also includes a quick reference comparing the types of shock, as well as access to online case studies to improve critical thinking skills, an NCLEX tutorial, test-taking strategies, and over 1,000 NCLEX-style questions.

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  • A Flexibook for both the specialist and non-specialist, the new book offers accessible information on hematology in a succinct format. In addition to providing basic methodology, the book utilizes more than 260 color illustrations to detail the most up-to-date clinical procedures. Numerous tables and flow charts are included to assist in differential diagnosis, making this a valuable didactic reference for nurses, practicing physicians and residents preparing for board examinations.

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  • This book is intended for students who are preparing for careers in health fields such as nursing, physical therapy, podiatry, medical technology, agricultural science, public health, and nutrition. The chemistry courses taken by these students typically include material covered in general chemistry, organic chemistry, and biochemistry, compressed into a 1-year period. Because of this broad requirement, many students feel overwhelmed. To help them understand and assimilate so much diverse material, we offer the outline of these topics presented in the text that follows.

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