Critical Care Nursing Secrets

ISBN-10: 1560534540
ISBN-13: 9781560534549
Edition: 2001
List price: $34.95
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Description: Using the popular question-and-answer format of The Secrets Series, this practical resource offers tips, answers, and "secrets" on caring for patients in an ICU or critical care setting. Chapters cover such important areas as arrhythmias, blood  More...

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Book details

List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 11/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Using the popular question-and-answer format of The Secrets Series, this practical resource offers tips, answers, and "secrets" on caring for patients in an ICU or critical care setting. Chapters cover such important areas as arrhythmias, blood pressure monitoring, cardiac output monitoring, cardiac surgery patients, transplant patients, acute myocardial infarction, pulmonary hypertension, airway management, respiratory failure, oncologic emergencies, pain management, and much more.

Cardiovascular System
Cardiac Assessment
Basic Cardiac Monitoring
Arrhythmias
Temporary Pacing
Blood Pressure Monitoring: Invasive and Noninvasive
Hemodynamic Monitoring
Cardiac Output Monitoring
SvO[subscript 2] and AVDO[subscript 2] Monitoring
Postoperative Management of the Cardiac Surgery Patient
Heart and Lung Transplantation
Intraaortic Balloon Pump
Ventricular Assist Devices
Defibrillation and Cardioversion
Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism
Acute Myocardial Infarction
Shock
Vasoactive Drugs
Central Venous Catheters
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Respiratory System
Respiratory Assessment
Airway Management
Acid-Base Disorders and Arterial Blood Gases
Endotracheal and Tracheostomy Tube Management
Suctioning
Status Asthmaticus
Noninvasive Positive-Pressure Ventilation
Oxygen Delivery Systems
Mechanical Ventilation and Weaning
Chest Tube Review and Management
Acute Respiratory Failure
Pulse Oximetry and Capnography
Positioning for Optimal Pulmonary Function
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Extracorporeal Life Support and Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Infection Control, Hematology, Oncology, and Immunology
Infection Control
Changing Ecology of Infections and Antibiotic Use
Fever
Sepsis and Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
Leukemias and Bone Marrow Transplantation
Oncologic Emergencies
Postoperative Care of Liver, Pancreas, and Renal Transplant Patients
Neurology
Neurologic Assessment
Invasive Neurologic Monitoring
Stroke Monitoring and Management
Seizure Assessment and Management
Neuromuscular Disorders: Guillain-Barre Syndrome and Myasthenia Gravis
Gastroenterology and Renal Disease
Nutrition Assessment and Care
Diarrhea
Feeding Tubes: Placement and Care
Acute Pancreatitis
Liver Dysfunction and Failure
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Acute Renal Failure
Continuous Renal Replacement Therapies
Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders
Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Nonketotic Syndrome
Electrolyte Disturbances
Sedation and Pain Management
Agitation and Delirium
Neuromuscular Blocking Agents
Pain Management
Sedation
Epidural Catheter Management
Drugs and Alcohol
Drug Overdoses
Alcohol Withdrawal
Skin, Wound Care, and Physical Therapy
Skin and Wound Assessment and Management
Identification and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers
Physical Therapy
Family and End-of-Life Issues
Family Care
Brain Death and Organ Procurement
End-of-Life Care
Critically Ill Obstetric Patients
Ethics
Index

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