It's a jungle out there-here's your survival guide! Are you a survivor? This Real-World Nursing Survival Guide will ensure that you're prepared for anything. Let this outstanding study and review book be your guide through the nursing school jungle. You'll be more than a survivor - you'll be a success! Hemodynamic Monitoring is part of the Real-World Nursing Survival Guide series. With this tool in your hands, you'll have no trouble mastering complex concepts such as cardiac output, stroke volume, preload, afterload, and contractility. And with a complete chapter devoted to clinical applications that includes case studies, clinical interventions, and exercises, you can be sure this guide will not only have you surviving the nursing school jungle, but also thriving in the "real world!" You can depend on this guide for: * A fun, engaging approach that thoroughly explains the ins and outs of hemodynamic monitoring. * Take Home Points that clue you in to the study tricks of the trade to help you get by in the "real world." * Activities at the end of each chapter, such as fill-in-the-blank, true/false, and matching allow you to practice your study skills. * More than 100 interactive NCLEX-style questions, divided by chapter, that test your knowledge and help you pinpoint areas for further study. * Special icons that alert you to vital facts about Lifespan Considerations, Cultural Implications, Cautions, Monitoring, and Patient Teaching. * Full-color illustrations that demonstrate key concepts and principles of hemodynamic monitoring, including various complications. * Highlighted clinical terms and shorthand expressions that expose you to terminology used in the practice setting. Real-World Nursing Survival Guide: Hemodynamic Monitoring is your key to surviving the "jungle" of nursing school. Consider adding these other Real-World Nursing Survival Guides to fill up your survival backpack: ECGs and The Heart-Can't tell an atrial dysrhythmia from a supraventricular tachycardia? This book will make the difference crystal clear. IV Therapy-Hook up with the ins and outs of IV equipment, infusion devices, techniques, and important considerations for administering IV medications. Fluids and Electrolytes-From acids and bases to homeostasis. Learn the ins and outs of how the body achieves and maintains an electrolyte balance. Critical Care and Emergency Nursing-The latest addition to the Real-World Nursing Survival Guide series will have you managing all of the common health care problems in critical care, trauma, or emergency settings.Hodges, Rebecca K. is the author of 'Hemodynamic Monitoring Real-World Nursing Survival Guide', published 2005 under ISBN 9780721603759 and ISBN 0721603750.