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HCPro, Inc. has furthered its expansion into the nursing information delivery sector by acquiring Orlando-based Bandido Books, a publisher of clinical and non-clinical nursing information. HCPro will still be offering many of Bandido's books. For a complete list, please see the list of products below.

For more information, call HCPro's Customer Service at 800/650-6787 or e-mail at customerservice@hcpro.com. You may also visit HCPro's Web site at www.hcpro.com.

Quick-E Series

Quick-E: Charting: Documentation & Medical Terminology $39.95
(56 pages, graphics and charts). Learn how to speak Nursenese! The pocket reference of choice to help clinicians master the lingo of documentation. Quick reference to subjects like why chart, legal issues in charting, what not to chart, and potential errors to avoid. Includes a thorough Terminology section with abbreviations, suffixes and prefixes; plus illustrations of medical terminology including anatomical charts, patient positions, body movements and more!

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Quick-E: Pediatric Clinical Reference $29.95
(54 pages, graphics and charts). For the kiddies and those who care for them. This one is just for you. Includes a new safety section, plus nutrition section as well as the latest PALS algorithms and tons more.

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Quick-E: Medical-Surgical Clinical Reference 2nd Ed $29.95
(40 pages, graphics and charts). Updated & revised. Designed for the nurse-generalist. Includes laboratory values, assessment guide, IV therapy, nutrition and hormone sections, BLS and more. Also includes the 2002 NANDA diagnoses classifications.

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Quick-E: Critical Care Reference 2nd Ed $29.95
(62 pages, graphics and charts). Updated & revised. ICU, CCU, MSICU, Intermediate Care and all Critical Care Areas, this is for you. Includes the latest ACLS algorithms, quick infusion rate charts and tons more

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Quick-E: E.R. Clinical Reference 2nd Ed $29.95
(62 pages, graphics and charts). Updated & revised. Better than TV baby; this is the real thing! Includes Household Poison Toxicity and Treatment Guide.

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Quick-E: Spanish Guide Clinical Nursing Reference 2nd Ed $29.95
(38 pages, graphics and charts). Expanded second edition. Communicate effectively with your non-English speaking Hispanic client. Includes an extensive English/Spanish clinical dictionary, as well as common assessment and interview phrases in both languages (with special pediatrics and OB/GYN sections included) and a new "Bedside Talk" section.

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Quick-E: Assessment & Physical Exam $29.95
(44 pages, graphics and charts) Author: Mary Jo Goolsby APRN-C, MSN, EdD "Head-to-Toe" format to aid in collecting key clinical information. Graphic guides to help differentiate signs and symptoms, assess health risks, identify characteristics of common disorders and more!

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Quick-E: Obstetric Clinical Reference $29.95
(62 pages, graphics and charts). Labor and delivery guide including prenatal and postpartum management. Includes uterine contraction monitoring and interventions, L&D analgesic/anesthetic guide, neonatal resuscitation and obstetric emergencies.

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Quick-E: Intravenous Clinical Reference $29.95
(52 pages, graphics and charts). Concise "hands-on" guide to starting and managing intravenous therapy. Includes IV med/fluid compatibility guide and plenty of helpful illustrations.

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Dysrhythmia: Interpreting Cardiac Rhythms $29.95
(42 pages, graphics and charts). Author: Kevin Wilks RN, MSN Finally, a cardiac rhythm interpretation book for the bedside! Easy to use and carry with over 20 strips and a friendly method to quickly identify rhythms in the clinical setting.

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Stressed Out Series

Stressed Out About Nursing School! An Insider's Guide to Success $29.95
(160 pages).

The authoritative student guide to one of the fastest growing, most in demand professions today! Loaded with resources and written from a student's perspective.

This title guides the student through:

  • The rigors of making it into nursing school (applications, interviews, types of programs, is nursing for you? and more).
  • Surviving nursing school (what to expect, study tips, time management, the truth on clinicals, working and going to school plus tons more).
  • Life after school (acing the NCLEX, getting your dream job, what is nursing really like, salaries, specialization, grad school and much, much more!).
  • Helpful icons guide you through a myriad of resources and present expert advice on everything you ever wanted to know about nursing school. The lighthearted manner makes it a joy to read.

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Stressed Out About Drug Math! Mastering Nursing Concepts $29.95
(160 pages).

Tackling drug dosage and calculation like you've never seen it before! Includes a math review as well as advanced skills for measuring and administering medicines and intravenous solutions.

This title guides the student and clinician through:

  • A basic math review including working with decimals and fractions.
  • Setting up equations and finding your method to solving medication problems.
  • Measuring systems, conversions, and drug administration (IVs, liquids, tablets, suppositories, injectables and more!).
  • Solutions, dilutions, complex IV drug orders and other advanced topics.

Let's face it, lots of us struggle with drug math. This book, through a friendly approach uses icons, examples (that "walk you through" a problem), and practice exercises to help you master drug math once and for all! Filled with tips and expert advice to help protect you and your patients!

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The Art of Becoming a Nurse Healer $29.95
by Beverly A. Hall PhD, RN, FAAN (112 pages)

Come and rediscover the nature of caring in everyday practice. The author, a psychiatric nurse and medical sociologist, shares her experiences as a clinician, a teacher and a patient; and tackles timely issues in nursing with a practical wisdom that is sure to enhance the practice as well as touch the life of the reader with sensible advice on communication and interpersonal relations.

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Rescue! Clinical Clipboard

Another winning clinical tool from the folks that brought you charlie brown Nursing Clipboard. Designed for a broad range of professional applications, Rescue! Clinical Clipboard has the ACLS information you need with10 rhythm-specific algorithms, intubation guidelines and more!

  • Patented design
  • Dual power (solar/battery) Calculator
  • Large BIG DIGIT display
  • Side ruler, built-in penholder

Plus our famous Quick-E clinical reference format, including:

  • The latest ACLS algorithms including V.Tach, SVT, Asystole, Atiral and Ventricular Fibrillation, Synchronized Cardioversion, Bradycardia, Pulsless Electrical Activity (PEA), and more!
  • Includes notes and emergency drug guidelines
  • Tracheal intubation guidelines including tube sizes and cuff pressures
  • ABG norms, primary and secondary surveys and more!

Front and back! Ideal clinical tool for Nurses, Physicians, Respiratory Therapists, Paramedics and their students.

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