Nursing Care of the Critically Ill Child by Mary Fran Hazinski

Nursing Care of the Critically Ill Child

byMary Fran HazinskiEditorMary Fran Hazinski

Hardcover | May 8, 2012

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Now completely up to date to meet the needs of today's pediatric nurses, Mary Fran Hazinski'sNursing Care of the Critically Ill Child, 3rdEdition, remains the foundational text of pediatric critical care nursing. Known for its outstanding organization and clear descriptions, this comprehensive reference details the unique care required for critically ill children with thorough discussions of physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, collaborative management, and nursing management. Ten new chapters, new advanced practice content, and new nurse contributors and reviewers ensure that this classic text continues to be the essential resource for the care of critically ill children.

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Title:Nursing Care of the Critically Ill ChildFormat:HardcoverDimensions:1168 pages, 10.88 × 8.5 × 0.98 inPublished:May 8, 2012Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323020402

ISBN - 13:9780323020404

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Table of Contents

  1. Children Are Different
  2. Psychological Aspects of Pediatric Critical Care
  3. Care of the Child with Life-Limiting Conditions and the Child's Family in the Pediatric Critical Care Unit
  4. Pharmacokinetics and PharmacodynamicsNEW!
  5. Analgesia, Sedation, and Neuromuscular Blockade
  6. Shock, Cardiac Arrest, and ResuscitationNEW!
  7. Mechanical Support of Cardiopulmonary Function: Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation, Ventricular Assist Devices, and the Intraaortic Balloon Pump FluidsNEW!
  8. Cardiovascular Disorders
  9. Pulmonary Disorders
  10. Chest X-Ray Interpretation
  11. Neurologic Disorders
  12. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Endocrine ProblemsNEW!
  13. Renal Disorders
  14. Gastrointestinal and Nutritional Disorders
  15. Hematologic and Oncologic Emergencies Requiring Critical Care
  16. Immunology and Infectious DisordersNEW!
  17. Overview of Solid Organ TransplantationNEW!
  18. Toxicology and PoisoningsNEW!
  19. Pediatric Trauma
  20. Care of the Child with Burns
  21. Bioinstrumentation: Principles and Techniques
  22. Fundamentals of Patient Safety and Quality ImprovementNEW!
  23. Clinical InformaticsNEW!
  24. Ethical Issues in Pediatric Critical CareNEW!

Appendices

    A. Continuous Infusion Dose Charts ("Drip Charts")

      B. Conversion Factors to Systeme International (SI) Units

        C. Pediatric Weight Conversions

        D. Conversion of Fahrenheit Temperatures to Celsius