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The Resource Fast Facts for the Medical- Surgical Nurse : Clinical Orientation in a Nutshell, (electronic resource)

Fast Facts for the Medical- Surgical Nurse : Clinical Orientation in a Nutshell, (electronic resource)

Label
Fast Facts for the Medical- Surgical Nurse : Clinical Orientation in a Nutshell
Title
Fast Facts for the Medical- Surgical Nurse
Title remainder
Clinical Orientation in a Nutshell
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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 car
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ciocco, Margaret Curry
Dewey number
617.0231
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Fast Facts
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nursing
  • Operating room nursing
  • Surgical nursing
Label
Fast Facts for the Medical- Surgical Nurse : Clinical Orientation in a Nutshell, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Description based upon print version of record
  • Part III: Must-Have Resources for the Medical-Surgical Nurse
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; Share Fast Facts for the Medical-Surgical Nurce; Part I: Overview of the Medical-Surgical Nursing Orientation; 1. Orientation: Welcome to Your New Role as a Medical-Surgical Nurse; "A Good Nurse Knows What She Does Not Know"; Medical-Surgical Nursing; Orientation Tips; A Preceptor Checklist; Finding a Mentor; Taking Responsibility for Your Orientation; 2. Patient Safety: From Preventing Adverse Drug Events to Infection Control; The Partnership for Patients; ADEs and How to Prevent Them; The Rights of Medication Administration
  • Medication ReconciliationHigh-Alert Medications; Unit Safety; Infection Control; 3. Nursing Assessment Basics: Focused Assessment and the PQRST System; Initial Assessment; A Focused Assessment; The PQRST System; Assessment Tips for the Beginning of Your Shift; Communication Among Health Care Professionals; Phone Skills; Part II: Common Medical-Surgical Conditions and Emergencies; 4. Neurological Deficits in the Medical-Surgical Patient: Altered Mental Status Can Occur in Any Patient; Neurological Assessment Background; A Focused Neurological Assessment
  • Common Neurological Disorders Seen on the Medical-Surgical Unit5. Assessment Skills to Differentiate Signs and Symptoms of a Cardiac Event From Other Possible Conditions; Cardiac Assessment Background; A Focused Cardiac Assessment; Common Cardiovascular Disorders Seen on the Medical-Surgical Unit; 6. Common Respiratory Conditions and Emergencies; Respiratory Assessment Background; A Focused Respiratory Assessment; Common Respiratory Disorders Seen on the Medical-Surgical Unit; Methods of Oxygen Delivery; 7. The Treatment of Common Gastrointestinal Conditions
  • Gastrointestinal Assessment BackgroundA Focused Gastrointestinal Assessment; Common Gastrointestinal Conditions Seen on the Medical-Surgical Unit; NGT User Hints; Care of Patients with NGTs; 8. Promoting Safety and Preventing Infection in Patients With Genitourinary Alterations; Genitourinary Assessment Background; A Focused Genitourinary Assessment; Risk Factors for Genitourinary Disorders; Common Genitourinary Disorders Seen on the Medical-Surgical Unit; Prevention of Catheter-Associated UTI; 9. Promoting Healing, Preventing Altered Skin Integrity, and Preventing Wound Infection
  • Integumentary Assessment BackgroundA Focused Integumentary Assessment; Common Integumentary Disorders Seen on the Medical-Surgical Unit; 10. Prevention and Treatment of Hip Fracture Along With Orthopedic Surgery Postoperative Care Tips; Musculoskeletal Assessment Background; A Focused Musculoskeletal Assessment; Common Musculoskeletal Conditions Seen on the Medical-Surgical Unit; 11. Commonly Seen Endocrine Disorders and Care Tips; Endocrine System Assessment Background; A Focused Endocrine System Assessment; Common Endocrine System Conditions Seen on the Medical-Surgical Unit
Control code
ocn889676686
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (186 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780826119889
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)889676686
Label
Fast Facts for the Medical- Surgical Nurse : Clinical Orientation in a Nutshell, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Description based upon print version of record
  • Part III: Must-Have Resources for the Medical-Surgical Nurse
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; Share Fast Facts for the Medical-Surgical Nurce; Part I: Overview of the Medical-Surgical Nursing Orientation; 1. Orientation: Welcome to Your New Role as a Medical-Surgical Nurse; "A Good Nurse Knows What She Does Not Know"; Medical-Surgical Nursing; Orientation Tips; A Preceptor Checklist; Finding a Mentor; Taking Responsibility for Your Orientation; 2. Patient Safety: From Preventing Adverse Drug Events to Infection Control; The Partnership for Patients; ADEs and How to Prevent Them; The Rights of Medication Administration
  • Medication ReconciliationHigh-Alert Medications; Unit Safety; Infection Control; 3. Nursing Assessment Basics: Focused Assessment and the PQRST System; Initial Assessment; A Focused Assessment; The PQRST System; Assessment Tips for the Beginning of Your Shift; Communication Among Health Care Professionals; Phone Skills; Part II: Common Medical-Surgical Conditions and Emergencies; 4. Neurological Deficits in the Medical-Surgical Patient: Altered Mental Status Can Occur in Any Patient; Neurological Assessment Background; A Focused Neurological Assessment
  • Common Neurological Disorders Seen on the Medical-Surgical Unit5. Assessment Skills to Differentiate Signs and Symptoms of a Cardiac Event From Other Possible Conditions; Cardiac Assessment Background; A Focused Cardiac Assessment; Common Cardiovascular Disorders Seen on the Medical-Surgical Unit; 6. Common Respiratory Conditions and Emergencies; Respiratory Assessment Background; A Focused Respiratory Assessment; Common Respiratory Disorders Seen on the Medical-Surgical Unit; Methods of Oxygen Delivery; 7. The Treatment of Common Gastrointestinal Conditions
  • Gastrointestinal Assessment BackgroundA Focused Gastrointestinal Assessment; Common Gastrointestinal Conditions Seen on the Medical-Surgical Unit; NGT User Hints; Care of Patients with NGTs; 8. Promoting Safety and Preventing Infection in Patients With Genitourinary Alterations; Genitourinary Assessment Background; A Focused Genitourinary Assessment; Risk Factors for Genitourinary Disorders; Common Genitourinary Disorders Seen on the Medical-Surgical Unit; Prevention of Catheter-Associated UTI; 9. Promoting Healing, Preventing Altered Skin Integrity, and Preventing Wound Infection
  • Integumentary Assessment BackgroundA Focused Integumentary Assessment; Common Integumentary Disorders Seen on the Medical-Surgical Unit; 10. Prevention and Treatment of Hip Fracture Along With Orthopedic Surgery Postoperative Care Tips; Musculoskeletal Assessment Background; A Focused Musculoskeletal Assessment; Common Musculoskeletal Conditions Seen on the Medical-Surgical Unit; 11. Commonly Seen Endocrine Disorders and Care Tips; Endocrine System Assessment Background; A Focused Endocrine System Assessment; Common Endocrine System Conditions Seen on the Medical-Surgical Unit
Control code
ocn889676686
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (186 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780826119889
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)889676686

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