Critical Care Skills A Clinical Handbook

ISBN-10: 0721600859

ISBN-13: 9780721600857

Edition: 2nd 2003 (Revised)

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The 2nd edition of Critical Care Skills builds on its solid reputation as a superior clinical handbook and bedside reference that presents techniques based on the realities of clinical practice. This manual is comprised of varying technical skills and methods detailing procedures in the following areas: pulmonary care, cardiovascular, intravenous therapy, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, wound management, special procedures, and specimen collection. Its small size and spiral binding offer easy access and transport for practicing nurses, educators, and students alike. Pearls are technical tips for the user to apply to each procedure from an advanced, experienced point of view. Note call-outs provide a wide array of information relative to each procedure and its value, purpose, and equipment used. Caution call-outs alert the user to sensitive issues and possible adverse effects of a procedure. The Cardiovascular section of the book contains 60 illustrations of waveforms and ECGs. Each of the eight sections of the book contain multiple detailed illustrations of equipment and step-by-step procedures Features 10 new procedures, including: Noninvasive Ventilation ST Segment Monitoring Intra-abdominal Pressure Monitoring Intracerebral Oxygen Saturation Monitoring BiPAP Partial Non-Rebreathing Mask Tracheostomy Collar Continuous Venovenous Hemofiltration Dialysis Electrolyte Administration Chart Baseline Assessment Chart References to Parkland Memorial Hospital are minimized
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Book details

List price: $63.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 12/11/2003
Binding: Comb Bound 
Pages: 800
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Pulmonary
Chest Tubes
Endotracheal Tube
Mechanical Ventilation
Neuromuscular Blockade in the Ventilated Patient
Noninvasive Ventilation
Oropharyngeal Airway
Oxygen Delivery Devices
Peripheral Nerve Stimulator
Pulse Oximetry
Tracheostomy Care
Cardiovascular
Arterial Pressure Monitoring
Cardiac Monitoring
Cardiac Output (Bolus Thermodilution Method)
Central Venous Catheter
Defibrillation and Synchronized Cardioversion
Doppler
Intra-aortic Balloon Counterpulsation
Fluid Filled Monitoring Systems
Pulmonary Artery Pressure Monitoring
Continuous Cardiac Output and Svo2 Monitoring
ST Segment Monitoring
Temporary Epicardial Pacing
Temporary Transvenous Pacing
Transcutaneous Pacing
Intravenous Therapy
Administration of Blood and Blood Components
Administration of Albumin/Plasma Protein Fraction
Dosage Calculation of Intravenous Drug Infusions
Nursing Management of Intravenous Catheters
Intravenous Push Medication Administration
Administration of Parenteral Nutrition
Gastrointestinal
Enteral Nutrition
Nasogastric Tube
Small-Bore Feeding Tube
Musculoskeletal
Cervical Immobilization
Skeletal Traction
Wound Management
Burn Wound Management
Escharotomy/Fasciotomy
Wound Drainage Systems
Special Procedures
Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
Epidural Analgesia
Intra-abdominal Pressure Monitoring
Intracerebral Oxygen Saturation Monitoring
Intracranial Pressure Monitoring
Specimen Collection
Culture Specimen Collection
Obtaining an Arterial Blood Gas Specimen: Radial Artery and Dorsalis Pedis Artery Puncture
Obtaining Blood for Type and Crossmatch
Laboratory Values
Clinical Calculations
Electrolyte Administration Chart indicates new to this edition
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