Translates difficult concepts into easy-to-master competencies. This is a user-friendly, step-by-step approach to the challenging clinical topic of Arrhythmia and 12-lead EKG interpretation in the Critical Care and Acute Care settings. Thoroughly researched and authored by nurses for nurses, the guide provides detailed and comprehensive concepts of Arrhythmia and 12-lead EKG interpretation with an emphasis on the nurse's role.
ECG Interpretation Made Incredibly Easy makes learning to read and interpret rhythm strips simple. 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. 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; and quick quizzes to test knowledge
The newbie : mistreatment of new nurses -- The know-it-all/criticism queen -- Gossip and trash talk -- Cliques, campaigns, and high-school drama -- Incivility -- Competition and credit -- Personal issues -- The murse -- Better than you -- Generations at work -- Minimizing the value of colleagues -- Politics and CYA -- Nurse managers as the problem -- Patients as victims -- On the battlefield : nurses under attack -- Toxic culture/environment.
The Transdiagnostic Road Map to Case Formulation and Treatment Planning is the first book to provide an empirically-based method for identifying specific psychological mechanisms underlying clients'presenting problems and symptoms and linking them to clinical interventions that comprise individualized treatment plans. The transdiagnostic approach outlined in this book signals a revolutionary departure from traditional treatments relying on DSM categorization and gives mental health professionals an essential resource for treating a broad range of patient problems. It builds on existing case formulation approaches by bridging research on psychological mechanisms with a practical guide to assessment and treatment.