Portable LPN: The All-in-one Reference for Practical Nurses

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005 - Medical - 602 pages
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A compact powerhouse of clinical information, Portable LPN is the practical nurse's all-in-one pocket guide to every aspect of day-to-day patient care. Coverage includes assessment techniques and findings, laboratory tests, common procedures, infection control, drug administration, dosage calculation, drug precautions, alternative and complementary therapies, documenting care, home care issues, cultural considerations, pain management, end-of-life care, pressure ulcer and traumatic wound care, and much more.

The user-friendly, concise presentation features dozens of bulleted lists, charts, and illustrations. Icons include Alert, which highlights potential dangers; Age Alert, which highlights pediatric and geriatric considerations; and Patient Teaching Tips that ensure learning and compliance. SI units are included for lab tests.

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