Master the Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology with This Concise Learning Guide This book adopts a layered approach to learning anatomy and physiology. It begins with an introduction to anatomical terms of location and orientation, before looking at the basic structural and functional unit of the life: the cell. In the fourth section, the structural organization of the human body and essential medical terminology are covered. This will equip you with the fundamental knowledge you need to embark upon your voyage around the human body. What follows is a thematic presentation of the essential body systems of the human body and their structural and functional significance. Covered in the Anatomy and Physiology Made Easy guide are the following areas: - Anatomic Terms of the Human Body - Cells, DNA and Tissues - Structural Organization and Essential Medical Terminology - Musculoskeletal System - Neurosensory System and the Sense Organs - Integumentary System - Endocrine System - Cardiovascular System - Hematologic System - Lymphatic System and Immunity - Respiratory System - Gastrointestinal System - Urinary System - Reproductive System - Fluids, Electrolytes, and Acid-Base Balance - Nutrition and Metabolism Kickstart Your Anatomy & Physiology Mastery Now!
Yoost and Crawford’s Fundamentals of Nursing is back for a second-edition encore! The text that made its name by focusing on simple language and active learning continues its focus on helping you truly understand, apply, and retain important nursing information and concepts. Using a warm and conversational style, this new second edition guides you towards a basic understanding of the nursing profession and then logically progresses through the nursing process and into the safe and systematic methods of applying care. Each chapter features realistic and complex case studies and critical thinking exercises woven throughout the content to help you continually apply what you've learned to actual patient care. A conceptual care mapping approach — created by Yoost and Crawford themselves — further your ability to make clinical judgments and synthesize knowledge as you develop plans of care after analyzing and clustering related patient assessment data. All of this paired with a wealth of student-friendly learning features and clinically-focused content offers up a fundamentally different — and effective — way for you to easily master the fundamentals of nursing. UNIQUE! Warm, friendly writing style slows down the pace of information to give readers time to critically think and master all fundamental concepts and skills. UNIQUE! Building block approach groups topics and concepts together thematically, in the order needed for readers to build their knowledge. UNIQUE! Objective-driven approach presents clearly defined, numbered objectives that coordinate with all content and then wrap up with Objective Summaries. UNIQUE! Active learning activities are incorporated throughout every chapter to help readers learn to apply chapter content to broader nursing concepts and realistic patient scenarios. UNIQUE! Conceptual care mapping is taught and used throughout the text in conjunction with the Conceptual Care Map Creator. UNIQUE! Emphasis on QSEN reinforces the Quality and Safety Education for Nurses competencies, including: patient-centered care, teamwork and collaboration, evidence-based practice, quality improvement, safety, and informatics. Special feature boxes cover the areas of: diversity consideration, evidence-based practice, informatics, patient education, healthy literacy, health assessment questions, interprofessional collaboration and delegation, ethical and legal practice, home care considerations, safe practice alerts, QSEN, critical thinking exercises, and nursing care guidelines. NEW! Interprofessional collaboration and delegation content appears throughout the text along with new IPE activities that are integrated into the Evolve resources. NEW & UNIQUE! Review and exam questions tied to learning objectives use a building-block style approach that starts at lower Bloom’s taxonomy levels in early chapters and builds to more complex levels as readers acquire more knowledge. NEW! Emphasis on assignment and delegation covers the differences between them and how and when they’re appropriate for an RN. NEW! Content on complementary therapies has been integrated throughout the text to reflect the changes to the NCLEX exam. NEW! Additional information has been added in the areas of HCAHPS, Health Literacy, Patient Education, Drugs of Abuse, Zika, Ebola, and more.
Launch your Medical Assisting career with Kinn’s Medical Assisting Fundamentals: Administrative and Clinical Competencies with Anatomy & Physiology! This practical, hands-on text features an easy-to-understand writing style and detailed visuals designed to help you master all the Medical Assisting knowledge, procedures, and skills needed for career success. Based on trusted content from the bestselling Kinn’s product suite, this brand-new text and its accompanying resources incorporate the latest standards and competencies throughout, as well as approachable coverage of math, medical terminology, soft skills, and anatomy and physiology. Easy-to-grasp writing style is appropriate for all levels of learners in all types of Medical Assisting programs. Trusted Kinn’s content supports the following exam plans: CMA from the American Association of Medical Assistants; RMA and CMAS from American Medical Technologist; CCMA and CMAA from the National Healthcareer Association; NCMA from the National Center for Competency Testing; and CMAC from the American Medical Certification Association. Emphasis on anatomy and physiology — along with pathology, signs/symptoms, diagnostic procedures, and treatments — enables you to meet key competencies. Strong focus on medical terminology includes feature boxes that highlight chapter-related medical terminology to help you learn word parts, pronunciation, and definitions. Math exercises embedded throughout the text challenge you to sharpen your math skills. Procedures are mapped to CAAHEP and ABHES accreditation standards down to the step, offer rationales for each step, and can be conveniently performed in the classroom. Customer Service boxes in appropriate chapters help you develop the soft skills that employers seek when hiring Medical Assistants. Applied learning approach introduces a case scenario at the beginning of each chapter and then revisits it throughout the chapter to help you understand new concepts as they are presented. Chapter learning tools include vocabulary with definitions, critical thinking applications, and content that ties directly to the order of learning objectives. Pharmacology glossary of the top 100-150 most common over-the-counter and prescription medications gives you quick access to pronunciation guides, generic and trade names, and drug classification.
This edition of this study of anatomy and physiology offers the maximum flexibility in the choice of topics. It features an art programme combined with a pedagogy and accurate scientific exposition. Illustrations, and boxes showing applications help students understand the relation of anatomy and physiology to everyday life.
Time to master the complexities of respiratory care. The newly updated Respiratory Care Made Incredibly Easy!®, 3rd Edition, explains the essentials with humor, expert guidance, and numerous colorful images. Offering the essential terms, skills, and equipment how-to's you need to successfully treat the most common respiratory disorders, this down-to-earth guide helps you grasp respiratory physiology, pathophysiology, and pharmacology in clear and simple language. Prepare for success in the classroom and on the job, with this enjoyable guide to creating positive respiratory outcomes. Grasp the fundamental concepts, skills, and processes of respiratory care ... NEW content on the latest respiratory modalities and updated nursing guidelines Dozens of colorful charts, drawings, and diagrams that make complex respiratory care concepts clear and easy-to-remember Perfect for visual learners--visually demonstrates anatomy and physiology, the components of treatments and when and how to apply them, and the causes, symptoms, and treatment of obstructive, restrictive, vascular, and neoplastic lung disorders Ideal reference and review for nursing students, new nurses, and respiratory therapists, with clear, concise direction on areas such as: Respiratory assessment techniques Diagnostic procedures Airway maintenance Oxygen delivery Chest drainage Suctioning Ventilatory support Treating infection and inflammation Assessing and treating traumatic injuries and other respiratory emergencies Care of patients receiving extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) and end-tidal CO2 monitoring Recognizing an asthma attack Preoperative and postoperative care for patients having a thoracotomy or lung transplant Computed tomography (CT) and x-ray imaging Chapter features that provide learning aids and on-the-unit support: Just the facts--quick summary of chapter content Kids' korner--seasoned guidance on caring for pediatric patients Clinical pearls--clear-cut explanations of symptoms and disorders, backed by direction and advice on treatment Advice from the experts--expert input on respiratory care Home care--helpful guidance on teaching patient self-care Breath sounds-- online access to breath sounds Nurses Joy and Jake--Practical advice and experienced insights offered throughout Memory jogger--simple techniques for remembering vital information About the Clinical Editor Rose Knapp, DNP, RN, APN-BC, is an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and Associate Graduate Faculty MSN Program Director and APN Program Coordinator at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey.