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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Works: 1,008 works in 2,147 publications in 1 language and 85,793 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Outlines and syllabi  Study guides  Terminology  Examinations  Dictionaries 
Roles: Publisher, Editor, Producer, Other
Classifications: RT51, 610.73
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Most widely held works by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Professional guide to signs & symptoms( Book )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The only reference you'll need to identfy and interpret every sign & symptom your patients are likely to present
The Lippincott manual of nursing practice by Lillian Sholtis Brunner( Book )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Synopsis: In addition to comprehensive coverage of the four areas of nursing: medical/surgical, maternal/newborn, pediatrics, and psychiatric, the Ninth Edition of this classic reference book features a variety of useful updates. New to this edition is an appendix of vitamins and herbs, necessary for dealing with patients who treat themselves with popular dietary supplements. Also unique to this edition are an increased emphasis on home care and geriatrics, Drug Alerts, Standards of Care, and additional patient teaching information that includes complementary therapies. Popular features, including Procedure Guidelines, Nursing Alerts, and Gerontologic Alerts have been expanded. New illustrations appear throughout. Features: Written in outline format, organized with subheads for ease of finding information.; - Each disorder entry is designed to highlight nursing care by grouping nursing management material together.; -- Contains extensive procedure guidelines - many hospitals, etc. use this as a procedure and policy manual.; - Includes Nursing Alerts, Drug Alerts, Gerontologic Alerts that highlight critical information. New to this Edition: Has 2 new chapters: "Standards of Care of Legal Issues" and "Geriatrics and Health Applications." Home care section added to Chapter 1.; - Herbal and complementary therapy information is incorporated throughout text and appendix.; - New information regarding problems of infants added to Chapter 38
ECG interpretation made incredibly easy!( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"ECG Interpretation Made Incredibly Easy, Fifth Edition makes learning to read and interpret rhythm strips easy and fun. This practical and entertaining reference uses a unique, light-hearted writing style that makes learning this complex information non-threatening and highly enjoyable. The book reviews fundamental cardiac anatomy and physiology, explains how to obtain and interpret a rhythm strip, and teaches the reader how to recognize and treat sinus, atrial, and ventricular arrhythmias as well as heart blocks. In addition, the book explains how to obtain and interpret 12-lead ECGs. Special elements found throughout the reference make it easy to remember key points. Each chapter features: A summary of key points; clear, simple explanations of problems; definitions of key terms; illustrations that clearly explain key concepts; bullets, ballot boxes, and checklists that make it easy to spot important points at a glance; sidebars that highlights key facts about ECG interpretation; quick quizzes to test knowledge"--Provided by publisher
Professional guide to diseases by Lippincott( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a good introduction to the study of diseasees. Each major entry includes information on the causes, signs and symptoms, diagnosis and treatments of various diseases
Anatomy & physiology made incredibly easy!( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text reviews the core concepts of anatomy and physiology and offers detailed coverage of every major body system, along with nutrition, fluids and electrolytes, reproduction and lactation, and genetics. The "Practice Makes Perfect" section showcases NCLEX-style questions, and the book also includes pocket-sized study cards. A companion website offers student and instructor resources, including study cards, physiology animations, PowerPoint presentations, a test generator, teaching tips, and practice exercises/activities
Diagnostic tests( Book )

27 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nurses's 5-Minute Clinical Consult: Procedures includes: current facts on more than 300 nursing procedures, from fundamental skills and physical treatments to drug administration, I.V. therapy, and much more; A-to-Z organization for fast access to procedures; equipment and preparation, essential steps, special considerations, contraindications, potential complications, patient teaching, documentation, and home care, supporting references for each procedure; and clinical alerts plus pediatric and geriatric concerns."--Jacket
Medical-surgical nursing made incredibly easy!( Book )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medical-Surgical Nursing Made Incredibly Easy! Third Edition provides nurses and nursing students with the information they need to confidently provide optimal patient care. Written in the award-winning Incredibly Easy! style, which makes complex medical-surgical nursing concepts easy to understand, it is perfect for those entering or needing a refresher in medical-surgical nursing. The updated text covers nearly 300 disorders, treatments and nursing interventions across 13 body system-oriented chapters, with additional overview chapters on the nursing process and perioperative care, end-of-life care, and obesity. Each chapter includes a summary of key points and features headings and illustrations to enhance learning. Consistently formatted chapters and disorder entries make information easy to find. Key terms, bullets, checklists, and graphics focus attention on important information. In addition, online components, including case studies and NCLEX®-style questions, provide readers with additional learning tools. Features include: NEW: Complete coverage of blood transfusion reactions, including transfusion-related acute lung injury; NEW: Current NANDA nursing diagnoses; NEW: Information on the evidence-based nursing process and steps; NEW: New tests and treatments; NEW: Online: Activities to improve study techniques and test-taking skills; NEW: Online: Clinical simulation case studies to enhance critical thinking skills; NEW: Online: NCLEX® tutorial; NEW: Online: Over 1,000 NCLEX®-style questions, including traditional and all 7 types of alternate-format questions; NEW: Replacement of all "Weighing the Evidence" pieces to reflect current evidence-based nursing practice; Coverage of collaborative management practices; Glossary of terms
Nursing pharmacology made incredibly easy!( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nursing Pharmacology Made Incredibly Easy, Third Edition, doses out pharmacology facts in an easy, reader-friendly style. You'll learn and readily recall such key information as: Pharmacology fundamentals, including where drugs come from and how they're administered and used by the body; Therapeutic classes of drugs to treat all body systems, plus commonly prescribed pain medications, anti-infectives, antineoplastics, and more; Nursing process steps for each drug class; And adverse reactions and potentially dangerous drug interactions
Assessment made incredibly easy! by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Assessment Made Incredibly Easy, 5e presents nursing assessment skills in the reader-friendly Incredibly Easy! format that makes learning fun. With an appealing 4-color interior and light-hearted humor throughout, the text provides the know-how nurses need to obtain pertinent health histories, perform physical examinations, and recognize normal and abnormal findings. Abundant full-color illustrations, charts, memory joggers, and other special features help nurses master assessment techniques and remember key information. The Practice Makes Perfect self-test includes updated NCLEX(r)-style questions with rationales for correct and incorrect answers. A companion Website offers ancillary materials, including an image bank, printable study cards, and numerous games newly added for this 5th edition"--Résumé de l'éditeur
Understanding diseases by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins( Book )

28 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This professional handbook for nursing features: critical facts on nearly 500 diseases - at your fingertips; etiology, history and assessment findings, results of diagnostic tests and procedures, treatment options, and nursing care; and clinical alerts, drug therapy tips, key reminders, and emergency interventions."--Jacket
NCLEX-RN review made incredibly easy!( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study guide makes NCLEX review more interesting, enjoyable, and concise. Every area of nursing is completely reviewed, including adult care, pediatric care, and professional issues. The accompanying e-learning download offers 3,250 additional practice questions
Critical care nursing made incredibly easy!( Book )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Critical Care Nursing Made Incredibly Easy offers up-to-date information on nearly 100 critical care disorders. Each chapter in this informative and entertaining reference includes: a review of anatomy and physiology; a review of key care concepts, in which crucial topics related to each body system are covered - for example, a description of gas exchange in the chapter on the respiratory system; and an alphabetical presentation of disorders, including causes, pathophysiology, assessment, diagnostic test results, treatment, and nursing interventions."--Jacket
Charting made incredibly easy!( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A charting reference that's authoritative and enjoyable. Helps you document patient care with incredible skill and confidence
I.V. therapy made incredibly easy!( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fourth edition of this practical reference provides current, comprehensive information on I.V. therapy in a clear, concise, and entertaining manner. The book reviews the basics of I.V. therapy such as purpose, delivery methods, flow rates, legal issues, profession standards, and documentation; discusses the necessary components of peripheral and central venous therapy, including access sites, equipment, preparation, maintenance, and discontinuation of therapy; and, describes administration of I.V. medications, including special considerations for the pediatric, elderly, and home care patient. Coverage includes transfusion therapy, chemotherapy, and parenteral nutrition. This edition includes new geriatrics and pediatrics chapters, new information on home care throughout, and updated Infusion Nurses Society standards
Stedman's abbrev. : abbreviations, acronyms, & symbols by Thomas Lathrop Stedman( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For the medical language specialist working in any aspect of medical documentation, this new edition provides a complete guide to quick verification of spelling and meanings of abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols used in all specialties. Over 70,000 Entries."--Jacket
Nursing care planning made incredibly easy by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins( Book )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This new edition incorporates the latest nursing classification systems and walks you, step-by-step, through the entire nursing process to help you build sound, effective care plans."--Page 4 of cover
Medical terminology made incredibly easy!( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now in its third edition, Medical Terminology Made Incredibly Easy! contains everything nurses and other health care practitioners need to promote real understanding and retention of "must-know" medical terminology. Building in a logical sequence that promotes retention, the first chapter focuses on key concepts of medical terminology, including a detailed look at word components that are common in medical terminology. Subsequent chapters focus on individual body systems, providing in-depth definitions that help connect words to their meanings. The book tackles the subject matter in the award-winning, light-hearted Incredibly Easy! style that makes intimidating concepts thoroughly approachable. Includes two 8-page, full-color inserts that offer an even closer look at anatomical terminology and a variety of new features, including online electronic ancillaries. ... Publisher description
Dosage calculations made incredibly easy!( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reviews the basic math needed to perform dosage calculation. It walks readers through the interpretation of hundreds of examples of drug orders and the performance of hundreds of complex dosage calculations
Lippincott's nursing procedures( Book )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The newly revised and updated Fifth Edition of this popular and widely used reference is a start-to-finish guide for more than 400 basic to advanced nursing procedures. It provides step-by-step instructions for each procedure, explains how to use and troubleshoot equipment, and presents key information on rationales, cautions, complications, patient teaching, and documentation. The user-friendly format includes checklists, quick-scanning tables, logos that flag essential information, and more than 500 illustrations and photographs of equipment and techniques. This edition features a new full-color design, scores of new illustrations, 26 important new procedures,new to the book, evidence-based information, and reference citations for every procedure."-- Résumé de l'éditeur
Nurse's quick check( Book )

30 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed for quick reference in the hospital hallway or at the nurses' station, this handbook presents succinct, bulleted, up-to-the-minute information on fluid and electrolyte homeostasis and common fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base imbalances. Part 1 provides a rapid refresher on key facts nurses need to evaluate assessment findings related to fluid and electrolyte homeostasis. Part 2 contains entries on imbalances, which are are alphabetically organized and presented on easy-to-scan two-page spreads. Numerous tables and illustrations are included. Logos highlight potentially dangerous situa
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Professional guide to diseases
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Journal of Hypertension

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The Lippincott manual of nursing practiceECG interpretation made incredibly easy!Professional guide to diseasesAnatomy & physiology made incredibly easy!Diagnostic testsMedical-surgical nursing made incredibly easy!Nursing pharmacology made incredibly easy!Assessment made incredibly easy!