Skills for Critical Care

ISBN-10: 0135073669

ISBN-13: 9780135073667

Edition: 2nd 2011

List price: $84.20
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Prentice Hall's Real Nursing Skillsseries continues to offer nurses the complete foundation for competency in performing clinical nursing skills. The volumes in this series consist of interactive DVD-ROMs with comprehensive procedures and rationales demonstrated in hundreds of realistic video clips, animations, illustrations, and photographs. For each skill, students will review: Purpose * Equipment * Preparation * Procedure * Post-Procedure * Expected Outcomes * Documentation * and Variation (if applicable). This is theonlyskills series designed to help students visualize how to perform clinical nursing skills and understanding the concepts and rationales for each skill. Throughout the videos, viewers will experience the real-life aspects of: therapeutic communication between the nurse and the client, the client's reaction to invasive skills, and cultural, gender, and age diversity among nurses and clients. Skills sets include Crisis Management, Elimination Management, Respiratory Management, Neurological Management, and Tissue Perfusion Management. An excellent reference for professional nurses or anyone studying to become a Nurse
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List price: $84.20
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 4/8/2010
Binding: CD-ROM 
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.242
Language: English

Cr> Basic Code Management
Checking the Emergency Crash Cart
Elimination Management
Performing a Peritoneal Dialysis
Neurological Management
Measuring Intracranial Pressure Monitoring (ICP)
Variation: Care of ventriculostomy drain
Respiratory Management
Assisting with Insertion and Management of Closed Chest Drain
Changing a Disposable Chest Tube System
Assisting with Discontinuation of a Chest Tube
Suctioning a Mechanically Ventilated Client
Variation: In-Line Suction Setting Up and Assisting with Intubation
Nursing Care of the Client with an Endotracheal Tube
Checking Cuff Pressure
Tissue Perfusion Management
Removing a Femoral Sheath
Performing an Allen's test
Withdrawing arterial blood samples
Removing an arterial line
Performing a central line set up and insertion
Electrode placement for ECG and cardiac monitor
Variation: Three Lead Electrode Placement for ECG and Cardiac Monitoring
Performing Defibrillation
Performing Cardioversion with Paddles
Performing Automatic electric defibrillation
Assisting with Insertion of transvenous pacing
Performing Transcutaneous pacing
Nurse's Role in Pulmonary Artery (PA) catheter insertion
Setting Up, Attaching, and Performing Hemodynamic Monitoring on a Client
Checking Cardiac output
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