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    New Interactive eBook Enhances the Teaching and Learning Experience in Nursing Courses

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 10, 2012 10:26:38 AM

    Jones & Bartlett Learning now offers Navigate eFolio: Pathophysiology, an easy-to-use interactive eBook that combines authoritative content with interactive learning activities and reporting tools that enable instructors to track real-time student progress. By offering exciting animations and activities that engage students, and providing assessment tools that save instructors time, Navigate eFolio: Pathophysiology is the easiest and most exciting way to learn and teach pathophysiology. Watch a short 60 second video to learn more, or request your free demo today!

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    Topics: New Edition, nursing, Pathophysiology, Preview, Recently Published, Technology

    Mobile App: Nurse Anesthesia Pocket Guide

    Posted by admin on Oct 3, 2011 9:04:50 AM

    Nurse Anesthesia Pocket Guide: PDA, Powered by Skyscape, Inc
    Lynn Fitzgerald Macksey, RN, MSN, CRNA
    ISBN-13: 9780763752910  |  © 2007

    All of the vital information in the Nurse Anesthesia Pocket Guide is now available in PDA format!

    Keep up to date with information on:

    • The anesthesia machine, CO2 absorption, capnography, BIS and TOF monitoring and positioning/nerve damage information
    • Jet ventilation, double-lumen endobronchial tubes, difficult airway algorhythm, blood and IVF; formulas and conversion charts (temperature, kg, BMI) with IV and drug calculations (easy conversions of ratio to mg/ml, % to mg/ml, % solution in dilution)
    • All anesthesia agents: MAC chart with volatile agents and physiologic response listed per system; induction, sedation, narcotic, muscle relaxants and all reversal information (with analgesia/amnesia/histamine response); antiemetics, alpha-beta agonists and antagonists, common adrenergic, antihypertensive and antiarrhythmic agents, including common antibiotic regiments and herbals
    • Pediatric inhalation, anesthetic, IVF/Blood charts along with general and code guidelines; obstetrical L&D drugs and OB disease states; Ester and Amide local anesthetic charts; Spinal, Epidural and Caudal procedures and drugs; common Peripheral Nerve Block procedures and drugs; 2005 AHA code guidelines, heart valve disorders with volume and BP treatments; arterial, PA, CVP insertion and waveform; heart chamber info; subclavian/external jugular insertion info; and Pulmonary topics such as Gas embolism diagnosis and treatment, V-Q ratios, PFT’s, respiratory formulas.
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    Topics: Android, app, iPod, nursing, nursing practice, Medication, Nurse Practitioner, anesthesia, Health care, PDA, pocket guide, Preview, skyscape, Technology

    Mobile app: Porter's Pocket Guide to Emergency & Critical Care

    Posted by admin on Oct 3, 2011 8:54:59 AM

    Porter's Pocket Guide to Emergency and Critical Care: PDA, Powered by Skyscape, Inc
    William Porter, RN, CFRN, EMT-P
    ISBN-13: 9780763752880  |  © 2007

    All of the vital information in Porter Pocket Guide to Emergency and Critical Care in now available in PDA format!

    Keep up-to-date with information on:

    • New ACLS and PALS guidelines
    • Detailed coverage of 56 critical medications highlighting: dose, indications, side effects, contraindications, nursing implications, and administration
    • Dosage charts
    • Easy-to-understand Arterial Blood Gas Interpretation
    • Quick and easy 12-lead ECG interpretation
    • Treatment protocols for Hypothermia, Burn Management, Acute MI, Rapid Sequence Intubation, Hyperkalemia, Organ Donation
    • Extensive cross reference of brand and generic drug names, provides classifications/indications for over 1,800 drugs
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    Topics: app, Mobile, nursing, nursing practice, course, medications, Nurse Practitioner, ACLS, critical, critical care, emergency, Health care, PALS, PDA, pocket guide, porter, Preview, skyscape

    Review: Integrating Technology in Nursing Education

    Posted by admin on Aug 24, 2011 10:10:25 AM

    Integrating Technology in Nursing Education: Tools for the Knowledge Era

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    Topics: New Text, nursing, nursing practice, Review, review, National League of Nursing, Nursing Education Perspectives, nursing care, nursing practice, Preview, research journal, Technology

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