Core Curriculum for Pediatric Critical Care Nursing

ISBN-10: 1416001573
ISBN-13: 9781416001577
Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)
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Description: Written by experts at the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), this is a resource on administering nursing care to critically ill paediatric patients. It explores the anatomical, physiological, and cognitive/psychosocial changes that  More...

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List price: $91.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 4/26/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 912
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.542
Language: English

Written by experts at the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), this is a resource on administering nursing care to critically ill paediatric patients. It explores the anatomical, physiological, and cognitive/psychosocial changes that occur, and identifies the ways in which they are affected by specific health problems.

Caring for Critically Ill Children and Their Families
The Synergy Model for Patient Care
Childhood Development: Psychosocial, Emotional, Cognitive
Developmentally Appropriate Assessment of Children
Stress Responses and Coping Behaviors
Issues Related to Hospitalization
Issues Related to Critical Care Units
Developmentally Appropriate Interventions
Psychosocial Needs of Families
Interventions for Dying Children
Pulmonary System
Developmental Anatomy of the Respiratory System
Developmental Physiology of the Respiratory System
Clinical Assessment of Pulmonary Function
Invasive and Noninvasive Diagnostic Studies
Respiratory Monitoring
Pulmonary Pharmacology
Acute Respiratory Failure
Acute Epiglottitis
Acute Laryngotracheobronchitis
Pneumonia
Bronchiolitis
Aspiration Pneumonitis
Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Asthma
Pulmonary Hemorrhage
Pulmonary Hypertension
Thoracic Trauma
Foreign-Body Aspiration
Air-Leak Syndromes
Chronic Lung Disease or Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
Physiologic Principles of Mechanical Ventilation
Patient Care Management and Monitoring of the Child on Mechanical Ventilation
Lung Transplantation
Cardiovascular System
Developmental Anatomy and Physiology
Anatomy of the Cardiac Conduction System
Electrophysiology
Clinical Assessment of Cardiovascular Function
Invasive and Noninvasive Diagnostic Studies
Cardiovascular Monitoring and Instrumentation
Pharmacology
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Extracorporeal Life Support
Congestive Heart Failure
Shock
Arrhythmias and Myocardial Conduction System Defects
Pacemakers and Internal Cardiovertor Defibrillators for Treatment of Conduction Disorders
Congenital Heart Disease
Hypertensive Crisis
Cardiomyopathy
Acute Inflammatory Diseases
Cardiac Transplantation
Cardiac Trauma
Neurologic System
Central Nervous System
Peripheral Nervous System
Clinical Assessment of Neuromuscular Function
Neurodiagnostic Monitoring
Intracranial Devices
Intracranial Hypertension
Seizures
Intracranial Hemorrhage
Central Nervous System Infections
Space-Occupying Lesions (Tumors)
Hydrocephalus
Traumatic Brain Injury
Encephalopathy
Spinal Cord Injury
Scoliosis and Spinal Fusions
Congenital Neurologic Abnormalities
Renal System
Essential Developmental Anatomy
Physical Assessment
Essential Physiology and Clinical Assessment of Kidney Function
Acute Renal Failure
Renal Replacement Therapies
Renal Transplantation
Renal Trauma
Endocrine System
Endocrinology Concepts
Developmental Anatomy and Physiology
Clinical Assessment of Endocrine Function
Diabetes Mellitus
Hyperglycemic, Hyperosmolar, Nonketotic Syndrome
Acute Hypoglycemia
Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone (SIADH)
Diabetes Insipidus
Gastrointestinal System
Developmental Anatomy and Physiology
Anatomy and Physiology
Clinical Assessment
Invasive and Noninvasive Diagnostic Studies
Pharmacology
Acute Abdominal Trauma
Acute GI Tract Hemorrhage
GI Tract Abnormalities
Bowel Infarction, Obstruction, and Perforation
Necrotizing Enterocolitis
Hyperbilirubinemia
Hepatic Failure
Liver Transplantation
Intestine Transplantation
Hematology and Immunology
Developmental Anatomy and Physiology
Function and Physiologic Mechanisms
Clinical Assessment
Noninvasive and Invasive Diagnostic Tests
Relevant Pharmacology
Blood Component Therapy
Implications of System Dysfunction
Red Blood Cell Disorders: Sickle Cell Disease
White Blood Cell Disorders
Coagulopathies and Platelet Disorders
Plasma Clotting-Factor Disorder: Hemophilia
Stem Cell (Blood or Bone Marrow) Transplantation
Multisystem Issues
Multiple Trauma
Epidemiology and Incidence
Injury Prevention and Family Education
Mechanisms of Injury
History
Initial Assessment
Initial Treatment
Additional Interventions
Specific Injuries
Dangerous Complications of Multitrauma
Child Maltreatment
Toxicology
Definitions
Role of the Poison Center
Epidemiology and Etiology
Management of Patients with Poison Exposures
Poisonings by Pharmaceutical Agents
Poisoning by Nonpharmaceutical Agents
Psychosocial Considerations
Septic Shock
Clinical Assessment
Complications of Septic Shock
Burns
Mechanisms of Injury
Emergent Phase: Initial Assessment and Management
Acute Phase: Assessment and Management
Disaster Preparedness
Pediatric Preparedness
Types of Terrorism
Psychological Effects
Conclusion
Initial Stabilization and Transport
Initial Stabilization of the Neonatal or Pediatric Patient
Conclusion
Case Studies

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