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Everyday Resources for Nurses


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In order to provide the best patient care, nurses need fast, clear information at their fingertips. Our everyday resources for nurses include pocket guides and titles in our "Incredibly Easy" series including Nursing Pharmacology, Clinical Pharmacology and Dosage Calculations. In this presentation, we provide an overview of the everyday resources for nurses available through LWW.

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Everyday Resources for Nurses

  1. 1. On Your Toes:Everyday Resources for Nurses
  2. 2. Resources for Busy NursesNurses rarely get a moment’s rest. Between coordinating tests, administering medications and seeing to patient care, nurses need resources that provide clear information — fast.LWW’s nursing resources and pocket guides put the information nurses need at their fingertips. In this presentation, we’ll look at some of our most popular resources for nurses on the go. 2
  3. 3. Nursing Diagnosis Pocket GuideSparks and Taylors Nursing Diagnosis Pocket Guide provides comprehensive care plans for various clinical settings in alphabetized, full-color, two- page spreads. This includes: Nursing care plans for the 21 newest nursing diagnoses Updated information for the 9 revised nursing diagnoses Linkages between NANDA-I, NIC and NOC labels 3
  4. 4. Dosage Calculations Made EasySpringhouses’s Dosage Calculations Made Incredibly Easy provides quick reference and instruction for nurses handling both simple and complex dosage calculations. This simple guide includes: Reviews of basic math, including fractions, decimals, percentages, ratios, and proportions Illustrations of difficult concepts Examples of drug orders Information about deciphering difficult abbreviations Tips on dealing with unclear handwriting Tips on selecting administration equipment 4
  5. 5. Nursing Pharmacology Made EasyAnother guide in the popular “Incredibly Easy” series, Lippincott’s Nursing Pharmacology Made Incredibly Easy provides information about how drugs act in the body, and against specific ailments. This helpful guide: Reviews drugs by pharmacologic class Reviews nursing processes for each drug category Highlights potentially dangerous interactions, including herbal interactions Highlights adverse reactions Provides at-a-glance information via tables, illustrations, and flow charts 5
  6. 6. Clinical Pharmacology Made EasyCreated especially for nurses in a clinical setting, Clinical Pharmacology Made Incredibly Easy provides focused information about how drugs act within the body with a focus medications for pain, psychiatric disorders, infection, electrolyte imbalances, and cancer. This “incredibly easy” guide provides: Information on drugs in each pharmacologic class Information regarding potentially dangerous drug interactions Information regarding vaccines, treatments, and antidotes for biological and chemical weapons exposure New appendix on common herbal preparations and drug interactions 6
  7. 7. Nursing ResourcesFor more information about all of LWW’s nursing texts and journals, visit, follow us on social media. 7
  8. 8. About Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) is a leading international publisher of trusted content delivered in innovative ways to practitioners, professionals and students to learn new skills, stay current on their practice, and make important decisions to improve patient care and clinical outcomes. LWW is part of Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information, business intelligence and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry. Wolters Kluwer Health is part of  Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company with 2011 annual revenues of €3.4 billion ($4.7 billion).Source: Trebuchet 10pt regular, left-aligned with slide title 8