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Clinical Wisdom and Interventions in Acute and Critical Care A Thinking-In-Action Approach

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ISBN-10: 0826105734

ISBN-13: 9780826105738

Edition: 2nd 2011

Authors: Patricia E. Benner, Patricia Lee Hooper-Kyriakidis, Daphne Stannard

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Based on descriptive interviews and observational studies the authors examine how expert critical care nurses use scientific knowledge, professional experience, and a careful attention to each patient's changing condition to provide the best care.
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Book details

List price: $65.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Springer
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 588
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.332
Language: English

Foreword II
Thinking-in-Action and Reasoning-in-Transition: An Overview
Clinical Grasp and Clinical Inquiry: Problem Identification and Clinical Problem Solving
Clinical Imagination and Clinical Forethought: Anticipating and Preventing Potential Problems
Diagnosing and Managing Life-Sustaining Physiologic Functions in Acutely Ill and Unstable Patients
The Skilled Know-How of Managing a Crisis
Providing Comfort Measures for the Critically and Acutely Ill
Caring for Patients' Families
Preventing Hazards in a Technological Environment
Facing Death: End-of-Life Care and Decision Making
Making a Case: Communicating Clinical Assessments and Improving Teamwork
Patient Safety: Monitoring Quality, Preventing and Managing Practice Breakdown
The Skilled Know-How of Clinical and Moral Leadership and the Coaching and Mentoring of Others
Educational Strategies and Implications