Drain's PeriAnesthesia Nursing A Critical Care Approach

ISBN-10: 1437718949
ISBN-13: 9781437718942
Edition: 6th 2012
Authors: Jan Odom-Forren
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Description: As the touchstone for practicing perianesthesia nurses for 25 years, PeriAnesthesia Nursing: A Critical Care Approach, 5th Edition is the only book on the market that provides comprehensive clinical content specifically tailored to perianesthesia  More...

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Book details

List price: $102.00
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 6/22/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 880
Size: 7.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.850
Language: English

As the touchstone for practicing perianesthesia nurses for 25 years, PeriAnesthesia Nursing: A Critical Care Approach, 5th Edition is the only book on the market that provides comprehensive clinical content specifically tailored to perianesthesia nurses. The book integrates nursing and pharmacologic interventions with detailed pathophysiology. Focusing on research, documentation, and psychosocial considerations, PeriAnesthesia Nursing: A Critical Care Approach is your complete resource for preparation for ASPAN certification and clinical practice.Includes the latest important information on the current policies and issues in the perianesthesia nursing field, including bioterrorism, managed care implications, and legal and ethical issues.Nursing and pharmacologic interventions integrated with in-depth coverage of pathophysiology provide a more comprehensive look at disease and treatment.Detailed discussions of the many types of anesthetic agents, including regional anesthesia agents, cover the physiology of action and the appropriate nursing interventions to be anticipated in the PACU keep you fully prepared for any situation.Coverage of special considerations for patients with conditions such as malignant hyperthermia, substance abuse, sickle cell anemia, and cardiac arrest help you provide better care for patients with these conditions.Editor of the Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing and author of Practical Guide to Moderate Sedation/Analgesia, Jan Odom-Forren teams with Cecil B. Drain to provide an even deeper look into perianesthesia nursing.Five distinct and comprehensive sections -- concept overview, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, nursing care, and special considerations -- make this text 5 books in 1.Four new chapters on Infection Control in the PACU, Research, Postanesthesia Care Complications, and Care for the Intensive Care Patient in the PACU cover the latest hot topics in perianesthesia nursing.Expanded chapters now cover patient safety using simulations, blood component therapy, guidelines for patient education and discharge planning, and continuous epidurals for even more information on topics you need to know.Over 100 illustrations and vibrant two-color design portray key perianesthesia techniques and principles, plus relevant anatomy and physiology.Each chapter now includes a chapter overview, glossary of key terms with definitions, a chapter summary, and a references/bibliography section.

The Postanesthesia Care Unit
Space Planning and Basic Equipment Systems
Perianesthesia Nursing as a Specialty
Management and Policies
Crisis Resource Management in the PACU
Infection Prevention and Control in the PACU
The Changing Health Care System and Its Implications for the PACU
Patient Safety and Legal Issues in the PACU
Ethics in Perianesthesia Nursing
Evidence-Based Practice and Research
Physiologic Considerations in the Pacu
The Nervous System
The Cardiovascular System
The Respiratory System
The Renal System
Fluids and Electrolytes
The Endocrine System
The Hepatobiliary and Gastrointestinal System
The Integumentary System
The Immune System
Concepts in Anesthetic Agents
Basic Principles of Pharmacology
Inhalation Anesthesia
Nonopioid Intravenous Anesthetics
Opioid Intravenous Anesthetics
Neuromuscular Blocking Agents
Local Anesthetics
Regional Anesthesia
Nursing Care in the Pacu
Transition from the Operating Room to the PACU
Assessment and Monitoring of the Perianesthesia Patient
Batient Education and Care of the Perianesthesia Patient
Postanesthesia Care Complications
Assessment and Management of the Airway
Pain Management
Care of the Ear, Nose, Throat, Neck, and Maxillofacial Surgical Patient
Care of the Ophthalmic Surgical Patient
Care of the Thoracic Surgical Patient
Care of the Cardiac Surgical Patient
Care of the Vascular Surgical Patient
Care of the Orthopedic Surgical Patient
Care of the Neurosurgical Patient
Care of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgical Patient
Care of the Gastrointestinal, Abdominal, and Anorectal Surgical Patient
Care of the Genitourinary Surgical Patient
Care of the Obstetric and Gynecologic Surgical Patient
Care of the Breast Surgical Patient
Care of the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Patient
Care of the Obese Patient Undergoing Bariatric Surgery
Care of the Ambulatory Surgical Patient
Care of the Laser/Laparoscopic Surgical Patient
Special Considerations
Care of the Patient with Chronic Disorders
Care of the Pediatric Patient
Care of the Older Patient
Care of the Pregnant Patient
Care of the Substance-Using Patient
Care of the Patient with Thermal Imbalance
Care of the Shock Trauma Patient
Care of the Intensive Care Unit Patient in the PACU
Bioterrorism and Its Impact on the PACU
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in the PACU

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