Manual of Critical Care Nursing Nursing Interventions and Collaborative Management

ISBN-10: 0323026575

ISBN-13: 9780323026574

Edition: 5th 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Janet Hicks Keen, Pamela L. Swearingen, Marianne Saunorus Baird

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This essential resource provides quick access to the latest information for more than 75 clinical phenomena seen in critical care and is ideal for use in the clinical setting to plan nursing care. Each disorder includes a brief description of pathophysiology, assessment, diagnostic testing, collaborative management, nursing diagnoses, nursing interventions specific to those diagnoses, and patient teaching and rehabilitation. Its convenient outline format and portable size make it the perfect clinical companion. Features a consistent, easy-to-use outline format Portable size makes it a very practical clinical reference Covers more than 75 critical care conditions/disorders Includes the latest NANDA nursing diagnoses Includes new sections that cover obstetric emergencies, hypothyroidism, bioterrorism, and emerging infections, including CNS infections, such as the SARS, West Nile Virus, and the Avian Flu Contains a new appendix on pharmacology Features the most recent Nursing Intervention Classifications (NICs)
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List price: $55.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 1/19/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 736
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

General Concepts in Caring for the Critically III
Nutritional Support
Mechanical Ventilation
Hemodynamic Monitoring
Sedating and Paralytic Agents
Alterations in Consciousness
Wound and Skin Care
Prolonged Immobility
Psychosocial Support
Psychosocial Support for the Patient's Family and Significant Others
Ethical Considerations in Critical Care
Multisystem Trauma
Major Trauma
Traumatic Brain Injury
Chest Trauma
Near Drowning
Cardiac Trauma
Acute Cardiac Tamponade
Renal and Lower Urinary Tract Trauma
Pelvic Fractures
Compartment Syndrome (Ischemic Myositis)
Acute Spinal Cord Injury
Abdominal Trauma
Respiratory Dysfunctions
Status Asthmaticus: Refractory Severe Asthma
Acute Pneumonia
Pulmonary Hypertension
Acute Lung and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Pulmonary Embolus (PE)
Acute Respiratory Failure
Cardiovascular Dysfunctions
Acute Coronary Syndromes: Chest Pain-Angina Pectoris and Myocardial Infarction
Heart Failure/Pulmonary Edema
Dysrhythmias and Conduction Disturbances
Valvular Heart Disease
Acute Infective Endocarditis
Acute Pericarditis
Hypertensive Emergencies
Aortic Aneurysm/Dissection
Cardiogenic Shock
Cardiac Transplantation
Caring for Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Thrombolysis
Renal-Urinary Dysfunctions
Acute Renal Failure
Renal Transplantation
Renal Replacement Therapies
Neurologic Dysfunctions
Myasthenia Gravis
Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS)
Cerebral Aneurysm and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Care of the Patient After Intracranial Surgery
Status Epilepticus
Stroke: Ischemic (Acute Ischemic Stroke) and Hemorrhagic (Intracerebral Hematoma)
Endocrinologic Dysfunctions
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Nonketotic Syndrome
Diabetes inspidius
Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone
Acute Adrenal Insufficiency (Adrenal Crisis)
Thyrotoxic Crisis (Thyroid Storm)
Myxedema Coma
Gastrointestinal Dysfunctions
Gastroesophageal Varices
Hepatic Failure
Acute Pancreatitis
Acute Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Enterocutaneous Fistulas
Hematologic Dysfunctions
Profound Anemias/Hemolytic Crisis
Bleeding and Thrombotic Disorders
Multisystem Stressors
Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS), Sepsis, and Septic Shock
Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome (MODS)
Anaphylactic Shock
Organ Rejection
Drug Overdose
Fluid and Electrolyte Disturbances
Acid-Base Imbalances
High-Risk Obstetrics
Emerging Infections
The American Heart Association's Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Algorithms
Heart and Breath Sounds
Glasgow Coma Scale
Cranial Nerves: Functions and Dysfunctions
Major Deep Tendon (Muscle-Stretch) Reflexes
Major Superficial (Cutaneous) Reflexes
Inotropic and Vasoactive Agents
Infection Prevention and Control
Sample Relaxation Technique
Abbreviations Used in this Manual
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