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Introduction to Critical Care Nursing. Edition No. 8

  • ID: 5008047
  • Book
  • October 2020
  • Elsevier Health Science
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Start here to master the concepts, technology, and procedures of critical care nursing! Introduction to Critical Care Nursing, 8th Edition prepares you to provide safe, effective, patient-centered care in a variety of high-acuity, progressive, and critical care settings. Evidence-based coverage includes realistic case studies and incorporates the latest advances in critical care. Disorders are conveniently organized by body system or special situation, and nursing management chapters include quick-reference nursing care plans. This clear, concise textbook will help you develop the knowledge and clinical reasoning skills needed for success in today's highly complex critical care environments.

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PART I: FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS
1. Overview of Critical Care Nursing
2. Patient and Family Response to the Critical Care Experience
3. Ethical and Legal Issues in Critical Care Nursing
4. Palliative and End-of-Life Care
5. Organ Donation
PART II: TOOLS FOR THE CRITICAL CARE NURSE
6. Comfort and Sedation
7. Nutritional Therapy
8. Dysrhythmia Interpretation and Management
9. Hemodynamic Monitoring
10. Ventilatory Assistance
11. Rapid Response Teams and Code Management
PART III: NURSING CARE DURING CRITICAL ILLNESS
12. Shock, Sepsis, and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome
13. Cardiovascular Alterations
14. Nervous System Alterations
15. Acute Respiratory Failure
16. Acute Kidney Injury
17. Hematological and Immune Disorders
18. Gastrointestinal Alterations
19. Endocrine Alterations
20. Trauma and Surgical Management
21. Burns
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Sole, Mary Lou Dean and Professor, Orlando Health Endowed Chair in Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Central Florida; Nurse Scientist, Orlando Health, Orlando, Florida.

Klein, Deborah Goldenberg Clinical Nurse Specialist, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Coronary ICU, Heart Failure ICU, and Cardiac Short Stay/PACU/CARU, Cleveland Clinic; Clinical Preceptor, Francis Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio; Adjunct Faculty, College of Nursing, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio.

Moseley, Marthe J. Director, Inpatient Evaluation Center (IPEC), Office of Reporting, Analytics, Performance, Improvement and Deployment (RAPID), Veterans Health Administration, Washington, DC.
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