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Gain the knowledge and skills you need to give medication with this new easy-to-read textbook. Thorough and complete, this text covers all of the basic principles and techniques of medication administration. It also provides an overview of common drugs, their effects and side effects, and key safety issues that include medication interactions, common errors, over-the-counter medications, and medication use in older adults.
  • Clear, easy-to-read writing style makes it easy to understand what you've read.
  • Attractive, full-color presentation keeps your interest.
  • Hundreds of full-color drawings and photos illustrate key techniques and concepts.
  • Focus on Communication boxes show you how to clearly communicate with patients and residents and avoid comments that might make them uncomfortable.
  • Focus on Older Persons boxes prepare you to address the special needs, considerations, and circumstances of older patients.
  • Promoting Safety and Comfort boxes explain measures and cautions you can use to improve patient safety and comfort.
  • Procedures are divided into manageable segments with step-by-step instructions to follow for each skill.
  • Delegation Guidelines prepare you for the responsibilities of specific delegated tasks.
  • Arithmetic Review in the Appendix reviews the basic math skills you need for calculating and checking medication dosages.
  • UNIQUE! Key Abbreviations and Acronyms at the beginning of each chapter familiarize you with commonly used abbreviations.
  • Key Terms defined at the beginning of each chapter prepare you to better understand chapter content.
  • Chapter Review Questions at the end of each chapter help you evaluate your learning.
  • Workbook available separately contains a wide variety of exercises and activities to enhance and evaluate your learning.
  • Moving the Earth 7th edt.

    Moving the Earth 7th edt.

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    Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.

    The industry-standard guide to earthmoving and machines―thoroughly revised to cover the latest advances

    This fully updated resource covers every aspect of site preparation and management, and details the machines and vehicles needed to perform each task. Written by a team of excavation experts, the book helps you choose the right approach for any job, select appropriate equipment, and understand the related safety requirements. You will get clear explanations of the different types of excavation methods, including compaction, grading, blasting, structural excavation, and aggregate production. The text also provides examples of how to calculate machine production.

    Moving the Earth: Excavation Equipment, Methods, Safety, and Cost, Seventh Edition, covers:

    - Cost estimation and planning
    - Soil and rock
    - Machine fundamentals
    - Dozers
    - Land clearing
    - Excavators and loaders
    - Trucks and trailers
    - Scrapers
    - Structural excavation
    - Trenching and trenchless technologies
    - Compaction, stabilization, and finishing
    - Compressors and drills
    - Blasting
    - Aggregate processing

    Murach's Python Programming

    Murach's Python Programming

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    If you want to learn how to program but don't know where to start, this is the right book and the right language for you. From the first page, our self-paced approach will help you build competence and confidence in your programming skills. And Python is the best language ever for learning how to program because of its simplicity and breadth...two features that are hard to find in a single language.

    But this isn't just a book for beginners! Our self-paced approach also works for experienced programmers, helping you learn Python faster and better than you've ever learned a language before. By the time you're through, you will have mastered the key Python skills that are needed on the job, including those for object-oriented, database, and GUI programming.

    To make all of this possible, section 1 presents an 8-chapter course that will get anyone off to a great start with Python. Section 2 builds on that base by presenting the other essential skills that every Python programmer should have. Section 3 shows you how to develop object-oriented programs, a critical skillset in today's world. And section 4 shows you how to apply all of the skills that you've already learned as you build database and GUI programs for the real world.



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    Norton Field Guide to Writing w/ Readings & Handbook Etext

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    Nurse's Pocket Guide

    Nurse's Pocket Guide

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    The perfect pocket guide makes care planning easier.
    This quick-reference tool has exactly what you need to select the appropriate diagnoses to plan your patients' care effectively. The 16th Edition features all the latest nursing diagnoses and updated interventions from NANDA-I 2021-2023.

    One of the best nursing school tools that I can use beyond graduation! "I only wish I found this book at the beginning of my nursing school experience and not towards the end. Finally a useful book that tells us what to do, what we can do, and prioritizes everything. I think it wouldn't have taken me 6 hours to complete a Care Plan/Map had I found this gem sooner. I'm even going to recommend it to my school to suggest students purchase it."--Angela D., Online Reviewer

    Love this Book!"I'm a nursing student, and for all y'all nursing professions, you need to have some form of this book. In semesters past, a friend of mine had a later edition, and the information was incredible. This book is really a must-have when making care plans or wanting to learn more about what interventions you can do for your patient. Reasonable for price."--Felicia M., Online Reviewer

  • New & Updated! The latest diagnoses and updated interventions from NANDA International Nursing Diagnoses: Definitions and Classification 2021-2023, 12th Edition, including 46 new diagnoses and 67 revised diagnoses, the most current NANDA-I terminology, and labels from NIC and NOC that link content to nursing diagnosis, and statistic data
  • Revised! Streamlined preface that focuses on how to use the book
  • Alphabetized listing of nursing diagnoses from NANDA-I 2021-2023, covering more than 400 diseases/disorders
  • Actions/interventions uniquely organized by priority with selected rationales.
  • Icons within the prioritized interventions for acute care, collaboration, community/home care/cultural considerations, diagnostic studies, medications, and lifespan considerations.
  • NIC and NOC labels at the end of each diagnosis
  • Defining characteristics presented subjectively and objectively.
  • Documentation section that focuses on the other steps of the nursing process, reminding students of the importance and necessity of recording each step.
  • Index with hundreds of diseases/disorders with prioritized associated nursing diagnoses
  • Detachable, laminated, pocket-minder bookmark on the inside back cover
  • Nursing 2023 Drug Handbook

    Nursing 2023 Drug Handbook

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    Selected as a Doody's Core Title for 2022!

    Prevent medication errors and provide optimal patient care with the latest expert advice from the new edition of the best-selling nursing drug guide.  Nursing2023 Drug Handbook(R)delivers evidence-based, nursing-focused drug monographs for nearly 3700 generic, brand-name, and combination drugs. With a tabbed, alphabetical organization and a "New Drugs" section, NDH2023 makes it easy to check drug facts on the spot.

  • All new: 27 monographs of newly-FDA-approved drugs are listed together for easy review.
  • Thoroughly revised with the latest information: 3,691 drug monographs provide dosages, indications, boxed warnings, genetic-related information, adverse reactions, clinical alerts, and patient teaching information. The Guide to Reading Drug Monographs explains and illustrates each section of a monograph.
  • Pill guide insert: Full-color photos distinguish 439 commonly prescribed tablets and capsules
  • Continually updated: Monthly updates on Lippincott(R) NursingCenter(R) deliver the latest FDA information.
  • Nearly 30 appendices cover topics such as serotonin syndrome, pregnancy risk categories, and understanding biosimilar drugs.
  • Four introductory chapters examine drug actions, interactions, and reactions; drug therapy across the lifespan; safe drug administration; and therapeutic drug classifications.
  • Nursing Leadership, Management, and Professional Practice for the LPN/LVN

    Nursing Leadership, Management, and Professional Practice for the LPN/LVN

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    Be prepared for the opportunities that await you!
    In today's healthcare environment, the responsibilities and clinical practice of Licensed Practical Nurses and Licensed Vocational Nurses have expanded far beyond those of traditional settings. Build the knowledge you need to assume the leadership and management roles that you will be asked to fulfill and to confidently navigate the increasingly complex environments in which you will practice.

    "LPN/LVN Connections'" features, design, organization, and easy-to-read writing style guide you every step of the way--helping you successfully transition from student to professional while still focusing on the humanistic aspects of caring.

    Paramedic NAV 2 Flipped Digtal Supplement

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    Pass/School Bus Endorsement Entry-Level Driver Training

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