Comprehensive Lactation Consultant Exam Review

Comprehensive Lactation Consultant Exam Review

Comprehensive Lactation Consultant Exam Review, Fourth Edition is an ideal reference to help prepare for the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) certification examination. Completely updated and revised, the Fourth Edition follows the latest IBLCE Detailed Content Outline, contains more than 950 practice exam questions and answer rationales, more than 300 photos, and 20 actual clinical case studies. Organized around the mother-baby dyad’s development, it poses questions unique to each particular stage. This review guide is perfect for beginning lactation consultants and those re-certifying, as well as dietitians, childbirth educators, nurses, and breastfeeding counselors.

Comprehensive Lactation Consultant Exam Review

Comprehensive Lactation Consultant Exam Review

A new and updated version of this best-selling resource! Jones and Bartlett Publisher's 2011 Nurse's Drug Handbook is the most up-to-date, practical, and easy-to-use nursing drug reference! It provides: Accurate, timely facts on hundreds of drugs from abacavir sulfate to Zyvox; Concise, consistently formatted drug entries organized alphabetically; No-nonsense writing style that speaks your language in terms you use everyday; Index of all generic, trade, and alternate drug names for quick reference. It has all the vital information you need at your fingertips: Chemical and therapeutic classes, FDA pregnancy risk category and controlled substance schedule; Indications and dosages, as well as route, onset, peak, and duration information; Incompatibilities, contraindications; interactions with drugs, food, and activities, and adverse reactions; Nursing considerations, including key patient-teaching points; Vital features include mechanism-of-action illustrations showing how drugs at the cellular, tissue, or organ levels and dosage adjustments help individualize care for elderly patients, patients with renal impairment, and others with special needs; Warnings and precautions that keep you informed and alert.

Comprehensive Lactation Consultant Exam Review

Comprehensive Lactation Consultant Exam Review

Consistent with the direction being followed by the IBLCE exam board, The Third Edition of Linda J. Smith’s highly successful Comprehensive Lactation Consultant Exam Review is organized around the chronological stages of the mother-baby dyad’s development. With over 800 questions and over 30 new clinical pictures, the Third Edition encourages an in-depth exploration of each stage of the mother-baby dyad’s development, and poses questions that are often unique to that particular stage. It contains two complete Practice Exams and presents thirteen actual Clinical Case Studies, each asking several questions about the case. This review guide is perfect for beginning lactation consultants and those re-certifying, as well as dietitians, childbirth educators, nurses, and breastfeeding counselors! This new edition offers: • Information organized by Chronological Stages versus by Disciplines • Over 100 more questions than the Second Edition, and over 30 new clinical pictures • Practice Exams that follow the 2010 IBLCE exam format by having 175 multiple-choice questions, of which, 100 questions have clinical pictures The companion online image gallery contains full color clinical pictures to help you learn!

Book Only

Comprehensive Lactation Consultant Exam Review

Book Only

Consistent with the direction being followed by the IBLCE exam board, The Third Edition of Linda J. Smith’s highly successful Comprehensive Lactation Consultant Exam Review is organized around the chronological stages of the mother-baby dyad’s development. With over 800 questions and over 30 new clinical pictures, the Third Edition encourages an in-depth exploration of each stage of the mother-baby dyad’s development, and poses questions that are often unique to that particular stage. It contains two complete Practice Exams and presents thirteen actual Clinical Case Studies, each asking several questions about the case. This review guide is perfect for beginning lactation consultants and those re-certifying, as well as dietitians, childbirth educators, nurses, and breastfeeding counselors! This new edition offers: • Information organized by Chronological Stages versus by Disciplines • Over 100 more questions than the Second Edition, and over 30 new clinical pictures • Practice Exams that follow the 2010 IBLCE exam format by having 175 multiple-choice questions, of which, 100 questions have clinical pictures The companion online image gallary contains full color clinical pictures to help you learn!

Consistent with the direction being followed by the IBLCE exam board, The Third Edition of Linda J. Smith’s highly successful Comprehensive Lactation Consultant Exam Review is organized around the chronological stages of the mother-baby dyad’s development. With over 800 questions and over 30 new clinical pictures, the Third Edition encourages an in-depth exploration of each stage of the mother-baby dyad’s development, and poses questions that are often unique to that particular stage. It contains two complete Practice Exams and presents thirteen actual Clinical Case Studies, each asking several questions about the case. This review guide is perfect for beginning lactation consultants and those re-certifying, as well as dietitians, childbirth educators, nurses, and breastfeeding counselors! This new edition offers: • Information organized by Chronological Stages versus by Disciplines • Over 100 more questions than the Second Edition, and over 30 new clinical pictures • Practice Exams that follow the 2010 IBLCE exam format by having 175 multiple-choice questions, of which, 100 questions have clinical pictures The companion online image gallery contains full color clinical pictures to help you learn!

Breastfeeding Special Care Babies

Breastfeeding Special Care Babies

Breastfeeding Special Care Babies is an immensely practical book which will fill a previously alarming gap in breastfeeding literature. It is a comprehensive handbook on all aspects of breastfeeding babies with special care needs, covering everything from the basics of breastfeeding and lactation, positioning and attachment, the milk supply and relactation, expressing and storing breastmilk, breastfeeding and common drugs, to the full range of breast conditions and problems, and how to resolve them. Particular emphasis is given to breastfeeding the vulnerable baby and to alternative methods of feeding and breastfeeding - including the highly acclaimed cup-feeding method. The layout of the text has been specially designed to enhance the practical and functional features of the book, and is complemented by superb drawings and photographs. Well referenced throughout, with very useful guidelines for breastfeeding support - in clinical settings as well as in the community - this unique book will be indispensable to all neonatal nurses, midwives and breastfeeding counsellors.

Core Curriculum for Lactation Consultant Practice

Core Curriculum for Lactation Consultant Practice

Based on the IBLCE exam blueprint, thus updated resource allows aspiring and established lactation consultants to assess their knowledge, experience, and expertise in developing an effective study plan for certification. The Second Edition of this text, contributed to by Rebecca Mannel, Patricia J. Martins, and Marsha Walker, has been updated and is the perfect resource to study for the certification exam.

Immunobiology of Human Milk

How Breastfeeding Protects Babies

Immunobiology of Human Milk

Immunobiology of Human Milk provides a thorough understanding of the wondrous biology of the immune components in human milk and how they protect the breastfed infant. In this book, Dr. Hanson describes the elaborate systems that have developed to protect the infant against infections and to promote the infant's growth and neurodevelopment. Dr. Hanson has been studying the immunobiology of breastmilk since 1955, publishing 650 scientific papers and editing/contributing to 19 books. He is one of the most highly respected immunobiologists/pediatricians in the world. Features included in this book include the bacterial colonization of the newborn, components of host defense, host defense of the growing baby, the pregnant mother's support of host defense in the fetus, the breastfeeding mother's support of host defense, protection against disease provided by breastfeeding, and infectious agents in breastmilk and their impact on breastfeeding.

IBLCE Exam Secrets

IBLCE Test Review for the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) Examination

IBLCE Exam Secrets

***Includes Practice Test Questions*** IBLCE Exam Secrets helps you ace the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) Examination without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive IBLCE Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. IBLCE Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to IBLCE Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive Content review including: Pubertal Development, Adolescence, Breastfed Infant, Post-Lactation, Taurine, Hormonal Regulation, Nucleic Acids, Endocrine Factors, Mammogenesis, Staphylococcal Infections, Human Prolactin, Peptides, Neuroendocrine, Milk Synthesis, Lactation Amenorrhea, Pharmacologic Agents, Nutritional Supplementation, Cross-Nursing, Hepatic Function, Colic, Fat-Soluble Vitamins, Human Milk Banking, Colostrum, Lipids, Cholesterol, Glutamic Acid, Herpes Simplex Viruses, Oligosaccharides, Trace Elements, Electrolytes, Mineral Supplementation, Prostaglandins, Weaning Process, Immunoglobulins, Antibacterial Protection, Tuberculosis, Streptococcal Infections, Botulism, Varicella-Zoster Virus, Chronic Hepatitis, and much more...