Understanding the Essentials of Critical Care Nursing

ISBN-10: 0131722107

ISBN-13: 9780131722101

Edition: 2009

Authors: Kathleen Ouimet Perrin, Kathleen Ouimet Perrin

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An introduction to critical care, this book is focused on elements that are essential for the novice critical care nurse to understand. Safe practice is a recurrent theme and essential safety initiatives are in highlighted boxes with specific issues related to the content in each chapter. Included are the purpose, the rationale, and highlighted recommendations, with a Media Link for more information. NANDA Nursing Diagnoses are also suggested for the disorders and diseases presented to help the reader categorize the nursing problems that may accompany the medical diagnoses.An essential reference for the Critical Care Nurse
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List price: $122.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 8/18/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.574

What Is Critical Care?
Care of the Critically Ill Patient
Care of the Patient with Respiratory Failure
Interpretation and Management of Basic Dysrhythmias
Cardiodynamics and Hemodynamics Regulation
Care of the Patient Experiencing Shock or Heart Failure
Care of the Patient with Acute Coronary Syndrome
Care of the Patient Following a Traumatic Injury
Care of the Patient Experiencing an Intracranial Dysfunction
Care of the Patient with a Cerebral or Cerebrovascular Disorder
Care of the Critically Ill Patient Experiencing Alcohol Withdrawal and/or Liver Failure
Care of the Patient with an Acute Gastrointestinal Bleed or Pancreatitis
Care of the Patient with Endocrine Disorders
Care of the Patient with Acute Renal Failure
Care of the Organ Donor and Transplant Recipient
Care of the Acutely Ill Burn Patient
Care of the Patient with Sepsis
Caring for the ICU Patient at the End of Life
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