Introduction To Critical Care Nursing

Paperback | September 19, 2016

byMary Lou Sole, Deborah Goldenberg Klein, Marthe J. Moseley

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Find clear, concise coverage of the essential concepts, procedures, and technology of critical care nursing!Introduction to Critical Care Nursing, 7th Edition helps nurses provide safe, effective, patient-centered care in a variety of critical care settings. Evidence-based coverage includes realistic case studies and incorporates the latest advances in critical care. Disorders are conveniently organized by body system or special situation, and nursing management chapters include quick-reference nursing care plans. Designed for one-semester courses, this easy-to-understand textbook will help your students develop clinical reasoning skills and succeed in today's highly complex critical care environments.

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Find clear, concise coverage of the essential concepts, procedures, and technology of critical care nursing!Introduction to Critical Care Nursing, 7th Edition helps nurses provide safe, effective, patient-centered care in a variety of critical care settings. Evidence-based coverage includes realistic case studies and incorporates the l...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:688 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:September 19, 2016Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323377033

ISBN - 13:9780323377034

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Table of Contents

PART I: FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS
1. Overview of Critical Care Nursing
2. Patient and Family Response to the Critical Care Experience
3. Ethical and Legal Issues in Critical Care Nursing
4. Palliative and End-of-Life Care
PART II: TOOLS FOR THE CRITICAL CARE NURSE
5. Comfort and Sedation
6. Nutritional Therapy
7. Dysrhythmia Interpretation and Management
8. Hemodynamic Monitoring
9. Ventilatory Assistance
10. Rapid Response Teams and Code Management
11. Organ Donation
PART III: NURSING CARE DURING CRITICAL ILLNESS
12. Shock, Sepsis, and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome
13. Cardiovascular Alterations
14. Nervous System Alterations
15. Acute Respiratory Failure
16. Acute Kidney Injury
17. Hematological and Immune Disorders
18. Gastrointestinal Alterations
19. Endocrine Alterations
20. Trauma and Surgical Management
21. Burns