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AACN Procedure Manual for Critical Care

ISBN-10: 1416062181
ISBN-13: 9781416062189
Edition: 6th 2010
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Description: The AACN Procedure Manual for Critical Care, 6th Edition presents procedures for the critical care environment in an illustrated, consistent, and step-by-step format. The Procedures and Patient Monitoring sections are presented in a tabular format  More...

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List price: $124.00
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 8/4/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1312
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 5.720
Language: English

The AACN Procedure Manual for Critical Care, 6th Edition presents procedures for the critical care environment in an illustrated, consistent, and step-by-step format. The Procedures and Patient Monitoring sections are presented in a tabular format that includes special considerations and rationales for each intervention. References have been meticulously reviewed to ensure that the most authoritative and timely standards of practice are used. Additionally, the references supporting care recommendations are identified according to the latest AACN Evidence Leveling System to ensure that you have a complete understanding of the strength of the evidence base. UNIQUE! AACN-sponsored content ensures the highest standards of practiceComprehensive, clear, easy-to-use format allows you to quickly find and review the exact content you needRationales provide complete information on every procedureIdentified AP procedures help you judge whether a procedure is in your scope of practicePatient safety highlighted with new icons for patient identification and time-out Joint Commission Universal ProtocolsCDC Standard Precautions for hand washing and applying protective clothing and equipment highlighted with new iconsUNIQUE! Clarity of Evidence Leveling helps you quickly grasp the strength of the evidence supporting the care recommendationsReviewed and Updated References comply with the highest standards of critical care practiceAlphabetical procedures index inside the front cover provides easy accessReader-friendly design changes make it easier to identify and utilize special features

Pulmonary System
Airway Management
Combitube Insertion and Removal AP
Endotracheal Intubation (Perform) AP
Endotracheal Intubation (Assist)
Endotracheal Tube and Oral Care
Extubation/Decannulation (Perform) AP
Extubation/Decannulation (Assist)
Laryngeal Mask Airway AP
Emergency Cricothyroidotomy (Perform) NEW!
Emergency Cricothyroidotomy (Assist) NEW!
Nasopharyngeal Airway Insertion
Oropharyngeal Airway Insertion
Suctioning: Endotracheal or Tracheostomy Tube
Tracheal Tube Cuff Care
Tracheostomy Tube Care
Special Pulmonary Procedures
Continuous End-Tidal Carbon Dioxide Monitoring
Continuous Venous Oxygen Saturation Monitoring
Oxygen Saturation Monitoring by Pulse Oximetry
Pronation Therapy
Thoracic Cavity Management
Autotransfusion
Chest Tube Placement (Perform) AP
Chest Tube Placement (Assist)
Chest Tube Removal (Perform) AP
Chest Tube Removal (Assist)
Closed Chest Drainage System
Needle Thoracostomy (Perform) AP
Thoracentesis (Perform) AP
Thoracentesis (Assist)
Ventilatory Management
Noninvasive Ventilation (CPAP and BiPAP Masks) NEW!
Arterial-Venous Oxygen Content Difference (a-v DO2) and Oxygen Transport (Delivery) and Consumption Calculations
Auto-PEEP Calculation
Compliance and Resistance Measurement
Manual Self-Inflating Resuscitation Bag
Indices of Oxygenation
Shunt Calculation
Invasive Mechanical Ventilation (Through an Artificial Airway)---Volume and Pressure Modes36. Standard Weaning Criteria-Negative Inspiratory Pressure, Positive End-Expiratory Pressure, Spontaneous Tidal Volume, Vital Capacity, and Rapid Shallow Breathing Index
Weaning Process
Peripheral Nerve Stimulators
Cardiovascular System
Cardiac Emergencies
Automated External Defibrillation
Cardioversion
Defibrillation (External)
Defibrillation (Internal) AP
Emergent Open Sternotomy (Perform) AP
Emergent Open Sternotomy (Assist)
Pericardiocentesis (Perform) AP
Pericardiocentesis (Assist)
Cardiac Pacemakers
Atrial Electrogram
Atrial Overdrive Pacing (Perform) AP
Epicardial Pacing Wire Removal AP
Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator
Permanent Pacemaker (Assessing Function)
Temporary Transcutanous (External) Pacing
Temporary Transvenous Pacemaker Insertion (Perform) AP
Temporary Transvenous and Epicardial Pacing
Circulatory Assist Devices
Intraaortic Balloon Pump Management
Ventricular Assist Devices
Electrocardiographic Leads and Cardiac Monitoring
Electrophysiologic Leads and Cardiac Monitoring
Extra Electrocardiographic Leads: Right Precordial and Left Posterior Leads
Continuous ST-Segment Monitoring
Twelve-Lead Electrocardiogram
Hemodynamic Monitoring
Arterial Catheter Insertion (Perform) AP
Arterial Catheter Insertion (Assist), Care and Removal
Arterial Pressure-Based Cardiac Output Monitoring
Blood Sampling From an Arterial Catheter
Blood Sampling from a Central Venous Catheter
Blood Sampling From a Pulmonary Artery Catheter
Cardiac Output Measurement Techniques (Invasive)
Central Venous Catheter Removal
Central Venous Catheter Site Care
Central Venous/Right Atrial Pressure Monitoring
Left Atrial Catheter: Care and Assisting With Removal
Pulmonary Artery Catheter Insertion (Perform) AP
Pulmonary Artery Catheter Insertion (Assist) and Pressure Monitoring
Pulmonary Artery Catheter Removal
Pulmonary Artery Catheter and Pressure Lines, Troubleshooting
Single- and Multiple-Pressure Transducer Systems
Special Cardiac Procedures
Arterial and Venous Sheath Removal AP
Pericardial Catheter Management
Transesophageal Echocardiography (Assist)
Vascular Access
Arterial Puncture AP
Central Venous Catheter Insertion (Perform) AP
Central Venous Catheter Insertion (Assist)
Implantable Venous Access Device: Access, Deaccess, and Care AP
Intraosseous Devices
Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter AP
Neurologic System
Neurologic Monitoring
Bispectral Index Monitoring
Brain Tissue Oxygenation Monitoring: Insertion (Assist), Care, and Troubleshooting
Intracranial Bolt and Fiberoptic Catheter Insertion (Assist), Intracranial Pressure Monitoring, Care, Troubleshooting, and Removal
Combination Intraventricular/Fiberoptic Catheter Insertion (Assist) and Monitoring
Jugular Venous Oxygen Saturation Monitoring: Insertion (Assist), Care, Troubleshooting, and Removal
Lumbar Subarachnoid Catheter Insertion (Assist) for Cerebral Spinal Fluid Pressure Monitoring and Drainage
Intraventricular Catheter with External Transducer for Cerebrospinal Fluid Drainage and Intracranial Pressure Monitoring93. Transcranial Doppler Monitoring AP
Special Neurologic Procedures
External and Intravascular Warming/Cooling Devices
Lumbar Puncture (Perform) AP
Lumbar Puncture (Assist)
Traction Management
Application of Tongs or Halo Ring for Use in Cervical Traction
Halo Ring and Vest Care
Pin Site Care: Cervical Tongs and Halo Pins
Cervical Traction Maintenance
Pain Management
Epidural Catheters: Assisting with Insertion and Pain Management
Patient-Controlled Analgesia
Peripheral Nerve Blocks: Assisting with Insertion and Pain Management
Gastrointestinal System
Special Gastrointestinal Procedures
Esophagogastric Tamponade Tube
Gastric Lavage in Hemorrhage and Overdose
Intraabdominal Pressure Monitoring
Paracentesis (Perform) AP
Paracentesis (Assist)
Peritoneal Lavage (Perform) AP
Peritoneal Lavage (Assist)
Endoscopic Therapy
Renal System
Renal Replacement
Continuous Renal Replacement Therapies
Hemodialysis
Peritoneal Dialysis
Hematologic System
Fluid Management
Use of a Massive Transfusion Device and a Pressure Infusor BagSection NineteenSpecial Hematologic Procedures: Teresa Preuss
Apheresis and Therapeutic Plasma Exchange (Assist)
Bone Marrow Biopsy and Aspiration (Perform) AP
Bone Marrow Biopsy and Aspiration (Assist)
Integumentary System
Burn Wound Management
Donor Site Care
Burn Wound Care
Skin Graft Care
Special Integumentary Procedures
Intracompartmental Pressure Monitoring AP
Pressure Redistribution Surfaces: Continual Lateral Rotation Therapy and Rotorest Lateral Rotation Surface
Wound Closure AP
Suture and Staple Removal
Wound Management
Cleaning, Irrigating, Culturing, and Dressing an Open Wound
D�bridement: Pressure Ulcers, Burns, and Wounds AP
Wound Management with Excessive Drainage
Drain Removal
Fecal Containment Devices and Bowel Management System NEW!
Negative-Pressure WoundTherapy
Nutrition
Small-Bore Feeding Tube Insertion Using an Electromagnetic Guidance System (CORTRAK�) NEW!
Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG), Gastrostomy, or Jejunostomy Tube Care
Small-Bore Feeding Tube Insertion and Care
End of Life
Determination of Death in Adult Patients AP
Organ Donation: Identification of Potential Organ Donors, Request for Organ Donation, and Care of the Organ Donor
Cardiac Donation
Withholding and Withdrawing Life-Sustaining Therapy
Calculating Medication Doses
Calculating Doses, Flow Rates, and Administration of Continuous Intravenous Infusions

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