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Priorities in Critical Care Nursing. Edition No. 8

  • ID: 4622111
  • Book
  • March 2019
  • 594 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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Get a firm understanding and mastery of the unique issues and procedures involved in critical care nursing with Critical Care Nursing: Diagnosis and Management, 8th Edition. Praised for its comprehensive coverage and clear organization, this market-leading text offers a great foundation in the realities and challenges of today's critical care unit that's perfect for both nursing students and practicing nurses alike. This new edition also features enhanced integration of QSEN and interprofessional collaborative practice, plus expanded coverage of leadership, post-ICU outcomes and highly contagious infections. Revamped case studies, Patient Teaching boxes, Evidence-Based Practice boxes, Patient Safety Alerts, and other learning tools further develop your critical thinking skills and prepare you for success in high-acuity, progressive, and critical care settings.

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Unit 1: Foundations of Critical Care Nursing

1. Critical Care Nursing Practice

2. Ethical Issues

3. Legal Issues

4. Genetic Issues

5. Patient and Family Education

6. Psychosocial Alterations and Management

7. Nutrition Alterations and Management

8. Pain and Pain Management

9. Sedation, Agitation, and Delirium Management

10. End-of-Life Care

Unit 2: Cardiovascular Alterations

11. Cardiovascular Anatomy and Physiology

12. Cardiovascular Clinical Assessment

13. Cardiovascular Diagnostic Procedures

14. Cardiovascular Disorders

15. Cardiovascular Therapeutic Management

Unit 3: Pulmonary Alterations

16. Pulmonary Anatomy and Physiology

17. Pulmonary Clinical Assessment

18. Pulmonary Diagnostic Procedures

19. Pulmonary Disorders

20. Pulmonary Therapeutic Management

Unit 4: Neurologic Alterations

21. Neurologic Anatomy and Physiology

22. Neurologic Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures

23. Neurologic Disorders and Therapeutic Management

Unit 5: Kidney Alterations

24. Kidney Anatomy and Physiology

25. Kidney Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures

26. Kidney Disorders and Therapeutic Management

Unit 6: Gastrointestinal Alterations

27. Gastrointestinal Anatomy and Physiology

28. Gastrointestinal Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures

29. Gastrointestinal Disorders and Therapeutic Management

Unit 7: Endocrine Alterations

30. Endocrine Anatomy and Physiology

31. Endocrine Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures

32. Endocrine Disorders and Therapeutic Management

Unit 8: Multisystem Alterations

33. Trauma

34. Shock, Sepsis, and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome

35. Burns

36. Organ Donation and Transplantation

37. Hematologic and Oncologic Emergencies

Unit 9: Special Populations

38. The Obstetric Patient

39. The Pediatric Patient

40. The Older Adult Patient

41. The Perianesthesia Patient

Appendix A. Nursing Management Plans

Appendix B. Physiologic Formulas for Critical Care
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Urden, Linda D. Professor and Director, Master's, Healthcare Informatics and International Nursing Programs, Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science, Beyster Institute for Nursing Research, Advanced Practice and Simulation, University of San Diego, San Diego, California.

Stacy, Kathleen M. Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist, Clinical Associate Professor, Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science, Beyster Institute for Nursing Research, Advanced Practice and Simulation, University of San Diego, San Diego, California.

Lough, Mary E. Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist, Stanford Health Care, Clinical Assistant Professor, Stanford University, Stanford, California.
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