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    Manual of Critical Care Nursing Nursing Interventions and Collaborative Management

    ISBN-10: 0323063764
    ISBN-13: 9780323063760
    Author(s): Marianne Saunorus Baird, Susan Bethel
    Description: It's the ideal go-to reference for the clinical setting! Compact and easy to use, Manual of Critical Care Nursing, 6th Edition presents essential information on approximately 80 disorders and conditions, as well as concepts relevant to caring for  More...
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    Edition: 6th
    Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
    Binding: Hardcover
    Pages: 1008
    Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
    Weight: 2.310
    Language: English

    It's the ideal go-to reference for the clinical setting! Compact and easy to use, Manual of Critical Care Nursing, 6th Edition presents essential information on approximately 80 disorders and conditions, as well as concepts relevant to caring for all critically ill patients and functioning in the critical care environment. Award-winning clinical nurse specialists Marianne Baird and Sue Bethel separate the content first by body system and then by disorder, with each disorder including a brief description of pathophysiology, assessment, diagnostic testing, collaborative management, nursing diagnoses, desired outcomes, nursing interventions, patient teaching, and rehabilitation. A concise, consistent format presents the material in a way that reflects a practicing nurse's thought processes. Coverage of approximately 80 critical care conditions/disorders includes those most commonly seen in critical care units.Chapter outlines provide easy reference to care plans and other key information.A portable size makes it ideal for use in the unit or bedside, and is also easy to carry on campus.Unique! Gerontology icons and boxes highlight considerations relating to the care of older adults.Unique! Research briefs in special boxes discuss selected research studies for evidence-based patient care.Unique! The latest NANDA-approved nursing diagnoses are marked with an icon, and provide familiarity with NANDA terminology.Appendixes provide quick reference to information needed in the critical care setting. Revised format mirrors a practicing nurse's approach to patient care, and makes it easier to find information.Unique! Quality Indicators and Measures tables summarize performance measures and highlight interventions associated with the best available patient care guidelines.Unique! Diagnostic Tests tables highlight the definition, purpose, and abnormal findings for each test.Newly formatted care plans incorporate diagnoses, interventions, and desired outcomes in a consistent, logical organizationCollaborative management tables concisely summarize key points while incorporating nationally recognized guidelines.Patient safety alerts and high alerts call attention to issues important to a patient's safety.Colored tabs mark the location of each body system, making topics easier to find.Smaller trim size increases portability for use in the unit or bedside, while enhancing readability.

    General Concepts in Caring for the Critically Ill
    Acid-Base Imbalances
    Alterations in Consciousness
    Fluid and Electrolyte Disturbances
    Hemodynamic Monitoring
    Mechanical Ventilation
    Nutritional Support
    Pain
    Prolonged Immobility
    Sedation and Neuromuscular Blockade
    Wound and Skin Care
    Managing the Critical Care Environment
    Bioterrorism
    Emerging Infections
    Emotional and Spiritual Support of the Patient and Significant Others
    Ethical Considerations in Critical Care
    Patient Safety NEW!
    Multisystem Trauma
    Major Trauma
    Abdominal Trauma
    Acute Cardiac Tamponade
    Acute Spinal Cord Injury
    Burns
    Compartment Syndrome/Ischemic Myositis
    Drowning
    Pelvic Fractures
    Renal and Lower Urinary Tract Trauma
    Traumatic Brain Injury
    Thoracic Trauma
    Respiratory Dysfunctions
    Respiratory Assessment: General
    Acute Asthma Exacerbation
    Acute Lung Injury and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
    Acute Pneumonia
    Acute Respiratory Failure
    Pneumothorax
    Pulmonary Embolus (PE)
    Pulmonary Hypertension
    Cardiovascular Dysfunctions
    Cardiovascular Assessment: General
    Heart Failure
    Acute Coronary Syndromes/Coronary Artery Thrombolysis
    Acute Infective Endocarditis
    Acute Pericarditis
    Aortic Aneurysm/Dissection
    Cardiogenic Shock
    Cardiomyopathy
    Dysrhythmias and Conduction Disturbances
    Hypertensive Emergencies
    Peripheral Vascular Disease NEW!
    Valvular Heart Disease
    Renal Failure
    Renal Assessment: General
    Acute Renal Failure/Acute Kidney Injury
    Continuous Renal Replacement Therapies NEW!
    Neurologic Dysfunctions
    Neurologic Assessment: General
    Brain Death
    Cerebral Aneurysm and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
    Care of the Patient after Intracranial Surgery
    Meningitis
    Neurodegenerative and Neuromuscular Disorders
    Status Epilepticus
    Stroke: Ischemic and Hemorrhagic
    Endocrinologic Dysfunctions
    Endocrinologic Assessment: General
    Acute Adrenal Insufficiency (Adrenal Crisis)
    Diabetes Insipidus
    Hyperglycemia, Ketoacidosis, and Hyperosmolar Syndrome NEW!
    Myxedema Coma
    Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone
    Thyrotoxic Crisis (Thyroid Storm)
    Gastrointestinal Dysfunctions
    Gastrointestinal Assessment: General
    Acute Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    Acute Pancreatitis
    Enterocutaneous Fistulas
    Hepatic Failure
    Peritonitis
    Hematologic/Immunologic Dysfunctions
    Hematologic Assessment: General
    Anaphylactic Shock
    Profound Anemias/Hemolytic Crisis
    Bleeding and Thrombotic Disorders
    Multisystem Stressors
    Abdominal Hypertension and Compartment Syndrome
    Drug Overdose
    High-Risk Obstetrics
    Oncologic Emergencies NEW!
    Organ Transplantation NEW!
    Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS), Sepsis, Septic Shock, and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome (MODS)
    Appendixes
    Heart and Breath Sounds
    Glasgow Coma Scale
    Cranial Nerves: Assessment and Dysfunctions
    Major Deep Tendon (Muscle-Stretch) Reflexes
    Major Superficial (Cutaneous) Reflexes
    Inotropic and Vasoactive Medication Infusions
    Sample Relaxation Technique
    Abbreviations Used in this Manual

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