Mosby's Nursing PDQ for Critical Care

ISBN-10: 0323034284

ISBN-13: 9780323034289

Edition: 2005

Authors: Susan B. Stillwell

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This convenient quick-reference guide offers complete coverage of topics related to the acute care management of patients in the critical care setting. The spiral-bound format provides quick, easy access to information on disorders, treatment, assessment, monitoring, and drug therapy. It also features helpful formulas, laboratory values, and scoring tools. The spiral binding and handy pocket size make it an ideal clinical companion Water- and stain-resistant pages stand up to daily wear and tear Features colored tabs that take you directly to key content areas Includes a comprehensive collection of commonly used, but rarely memorized, clinical information, such as charts, graphs, formulas, conversions, and lab values Coverage includes: pain/vital signs, cardiovascular, ECG, hemodynamic monitoring, pulmonary, neuro, gi/gu/endo, pediatrics, obstetrics, and lab values Pocket-sized for portability, these new quick-reference resources provide quick, easy access to the information you need to know! Water- and stain-resistant pages stand up to the daily wear-and-tear of the clinical setting.
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Book details

List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 3/15/2005
Binding: Comb Bound 
Pages: 192
Size: 4.00" wide x 5.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

Pain/Vital Signs
Pain Harmful effects of unrelieved pain
Pain Assessment Factors Pain Rating Scales Pediatric Pain
Assessment Wong-Baker
Faces Pain Rating Scale
Flacc Scale Vital Signs
Temperature Conversion
First Line of Defense to Infection
Pediatric Vital Signs
Estimation of Systolic
Blood Pressure and Diastolic
Blood Pressure in the Pediatric Patient
Pulse Respirations
Blood Pressure
Auscultatory Gap Pulsus Paradoxus
Pulse Pressure
Mean Arterial Pressure
Cultural and Developmental Aspects
Cultural Assessment Ericksons
Stages of Life Cycle
Cardiovascular Pulse
Classification of Pulse
Strength Variations in Arterial
Pulse Cardiac Auscultatory sites
Heart Sounds
Heart Sounds in Relation to the ECG
Scale for Pitting
Edema Variations in Arterial
Pulse Cardiac Auscultatory Sites
Differentiating Heart Sounds
Murmur Grading Scale
Characteristics of Heart Murmurs
Defibrillation Versus
Cardioversion Defibrillation
Cardioversion Postprocedure
Monitoring Intra-Aortic Balloon
Effects of Counterpulsation
Inflation and Deflation of Intraaortic
Balloon Pump Postinsertion Complications Pacemaker Code
Pacemaker Code Temporary Pacemakers
Classification of Hemorrhage
Effect of Cardiovascular
Drugs on Hemodynamics ECG
ECG Paper Electrocardiograph Lead Placement Lead II
Lead MCL1 Five-Lead System
Right Chest Leads
Location of Left and Right Precordial Leads
Lead Uses Monitoring Ischemia, Injury, and Infarction
Rhythm Strip Determination Rhythm
Determination Heart Rate
Intervals and Rates Components of Normal
Normal Sinus Rhythm
Dysrhythmias Sinus Bradycardia Sinus
Tachycardia Sinus Arrhythmia
Premature Atrial Complex
Atrial Tachycardia Atrial Flutter
Atrial Fibrillation Paroxysmal Supraventricular
Tachycardia Junctional Rhythm
Premature Ventricular Complex Compensatory
Pause Accelerated Idioventricular Rhythm
Ventricular Tachycardia Ventricular fibrillation
Torsade de Pointes First-Degree AV block
Second-Degree AV block (Type I)
Second-Degree AV block (Type II)
Third-Degree heart block
Emergency Cardiac Drugs
Hexaxial Reference System Wellen's Syndrome
Differentiating Bundle
Branch Block Wide QRS
Tachycardia ECG
Changes and Complications
Associated with Myocardial
Hemodynamic Monitoring
Pulmonary Artery Pressure
Monitoring Normal
Values Complications
Related to PA
Catheter Level the Transducer Zero the Transducer
Fast Flush Test Procedure
Square Wave Test
Possible Causes of Overdamping
Possible Causes of Underdamping
Pressure Waveforms
Obtaining PA
Pressure Readings
Supine Side-lying PA pressures PAWP Svo2
Monitoring Normal
Significant value
Factors affecting oxygen supply and demand
Invasive Hemodynamic
Monitoring Lines
Radial Arterial Line
Respiratory Patterns
Location of Lobes of the Lung
Location of Normal Breath Sounds
Lung Conditions and
Expected Sounds
Respiratory Patterns
Auscultate all Lung Fields
Breath Sounds and Adventitious Sounds
Blood Gases Adult Pediatric Normal
Values for Arterial
Blood Gases Capillary
Sampling for Blood Gas
Analysis in Infants Acid
Base Imbalances Oxygen
Delivery Devices Chest
Radiograph Location of Structures on a Posterior-Anterior
Chest Radiograph Location of Structures on a Lateral
View Chest Radiograph
Chest Radiograph with Pulmonary
Artery Catheter, Endotracheal Tube
Right Chest Tube
Left Chest Tube
Mediastinal Tube, and Nasogastric
Tube Normal Findings on Chest
Radiograph Abnormal
Radiographic Findings Gas
Exchange Process
Factors Affecting
Oxygen Delivery and Cons
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