Critical Care Nursing Secrets

ISBN-10: 0323041787

ISBN-13: 9780323041782

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

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Part of the Nursing Secrets Series, Critical Care Nursing Secrets is designed to be helpful for both new and experienced critical care nurses. New graduates, novice nurses, or those nurses returning to work in the field will find the book especially helpful in learning the pearls or secrets of practice. Written in a question-and-answer format, each of the 79 chapters has helpful features such as key points and Internet resources. Written by experts in the field. Question-and-answer format for concise reading. Designed for both the experienced and new nurse. Top secrets listed in the front of book give readers the top 50 key points they should know about critical care nursing. Key Points boxes in each chapter outlines important points to the reader. Internet Resources boxes offer readers additional information via the web. Effective two-color design allows reader to easily find answers. Updated content throughout. 9 new chapters: Heart Failure; Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection; Thrombocytopenia: HIT, ITP, TTP; Coagulopathy and Transfusion; Liver, Pancreas, and Renal Transplantation; Rhabdomyolysis; Hyperglycemia and Diabetes Mellitus; Endocrine Disorders; and Skin and Soft Tissue Infections.
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Book details

List price: $55.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 5/3/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 848
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

Cardiovascular Assessment
Basic Cardiac Monitoring
Temporary Pacing
Blood Pressure Monitoring: Invasive and Noninvasive
Hemodynamic Monitoring
Cardiac Output Monitoring
Acute Coronary Syndromes
Heart Failure
Pulmonary Hypertension
Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection
Postoperative Management of the Cardiac Surgery Patient
Heart and Lung Transplantation
Intraaortic Balloon Pump Therapy
Ventricular Assist Devices
Defibrillation and Cardioversion
Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism
Vasoactive Medications
Central Venous Catheters
Tissue Oxygenation and Acid-Base
SvO[subscript 2], ScvO[subscript 2], and AvDO[subscript 2] Monitoring
Intraabdominal Compartment Syndrome
Acid-Base Disorders and Arterial Blood Gas Interpretation
Respiratory Assessment
Airway Management
Acute Respiratory Failure
Status Asthmaticus
Acute Lung Injury and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Pulse Oximetry and Capnography
Oxygen Delivery Systems
Noninvasive Positive-Pressure Ventilation
Endotracheal and Tracheostomy Tube Management
Mechanical Ventilation and Weaning
Positioning for Optimal Pulmonary Function
Chest Tube Management
Extracorporeal Life Support and Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Infection Control, Hematology, Oncology, and Immunology
Sepsis and Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
Infection Control
Infectious Disease and Antibiotics
Oncologic Emergencies
Leukemias and Bone Marrow Transplantation
Thrombocytopenia: HIT, ITP, and TTP
Coagulopathy and Transfusion
Noninvasive Neurologic Monitoring
Invasive Neurologic Monitoring
Stroke Monitoring and Management
Seizure Assessment and Management
Neuromuscular Disorders: Guillain-Barre Syndrome and Myasthenia Gravis
Gastroenterology and Renal
Nutrition Assessment and Management
Feeding Tubes: Placement and Management
Acute Pancreatitis
Liver Dysfunction and Failure
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Acute Renal Failure
Continuous Renal Replacement Therapies
Liver, Pancreas, and Renal Transplantation
Metabolic and Endocrine
Hyperglycemia and Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar State
Endocrine Disorders
Electrolyte Disturbances
Pain, Sedation and Neuromuscular Blockade
Pain Management
Epidural Analgesia
Neuromuscular Blocking Agents
Drugs and Alcohol
Drug Overdoses
Alcohol Withdrawal
Skin, Wound Care, and Physical Therapy
Skin and Wound Assessment and Management
Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
Pressure Ulcer Assessment and Management
Physical Therapy
Family and End-of-Life Issues
Family Care
End-of-Life Care
Brain Death and Organ Procurement
Critically Ill Obstetric Patients
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