Priorities in Critical Care Nursing
Edition: 5th 2008
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Description: In this essentials version of the bestselling critical care nursing textbook (Thelan's Critical Care Nursing: Diagnosis and Management, 5th Edition), Priorities in Critical Care Nursing, 5th Edition concisely addresses all of the core critical care nursing topics and helps you identify priorities to effectively manage patient care. Priorities in Critical Care Nursing also covers ethical and legal issues, patient and family education, psychosocial alterations, sleep alterations, nutritional alterations, gerontologic considerations, and end-of-life care. UNIQUE! Determining your diagnosis priorities is simple with Nursing Diagnosis Priorities boxes accompanying each medical disorder and major medical treatment discussion. UNIQUE! Patient Safety Priorities boxes included in each therapeutic management chapter highlight important patient safety considerations. Collaborative Management boxes guide you through management of a wide variety of disorders. Full-color design and illustrations throughout give you a real-life look at critical care. End-of-Life Care chapter discusses advance directives, palliative care, withdrawal of mechanical ventilation, and organ donation. Hematologic and Oncologic Issues chapter in the "Multisystem Alterations" unit addresses issues related to immunosuppression oncology and hematologic oncology, including disseminated intravascular coagulation, heparin-induced thrombocytopenia, and tumor lysis syndrome. Evidence-Based Collaborative Practice features summarize evidence-based recommendations for a variety of therapies. Patient Education features guide you in patient education for disorders including stroke, craniotomy, and Guillain-Barr syndrome. Common critical conditions are easily understandable with Concept Maps on conditions including intracranial hypertension, acute respiratory failure, acute gastrointestinal hemorrhage, myocardial infarction, acute respiratory distress syndrome, diabetes mellitus, and septic shock.
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List price: $86.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 10/15/2007
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
|Foundations Of Critical Care Nursing Practice|
|Caring for the Critically Ill Patient|
|Ethical and Legal Issues|
|Patient and Family Education|
|Common Problems In Critical Care|
|Pain and Pain Management|
|Sedation, Agitation, and Delirium Management|
|Cardiovascular Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures|
|Cardiovascular Therapeutic Management|
|Pulmonary Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures|
|Pulmonary Therapeutic Management|
|Neurologic Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures|
|Neurologic Disorders and Therapeutic Management|
|Renal Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures|
|Renal Disorders and Therapeutic Management|
|Gastrointestinal Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures|
|Gastrointestinal Disorders and Therapeutic Management|
|Endocrine Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures|
|Endocrine Disorders and Therapeutic Management|
|Shock and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome|
|Hematologic and Oncologic Issues|
|Nursing Management Plans Of Care|