Critical Care Nursing Diagnosis and Management 7

Author: Linda Diann Urden
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323091784
Format: PDF, ePub
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Nine sections highlight the alterations seen in critical care and make it easy to understand the unique challenges of critical care nursing. An abundance of learning tools such as Patient Safety Alerts, Evidence-Based Practice boxes, NIC interventions, case studies, Pharmacologic Management boxes, and more give you a better understanding of clinical practice and help you reference vital information quickly and easily. New to this edition: Combined chapter on shock, sepsis and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome makes understanding similar physiologic processes easier. Chapter summaries provide quick study guides by organizing key information in the chapter. New! 6-second, standard ECG strips help you learn to identify wave forms and accurately reflect what you'll use in practice. New equipment information and photos accurately depicts what you'll encounter in a modern critical care unit.

Priorities in Critical Care Nursing

Author: Linda D. Urden
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323320856
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Unit One: FOUNDATIONS IN CRITICAL CARE NURSING 1. Caring for the Critically Ill Patient 2. Ethical and Legal Issues 3. Patient and Family Education Unit Two: COMMON PROBLEMS IN CRITICAL CARE 4. Psychosocial Alterations 5. Sleep Alterations 6. Nutritional Alterations 7. Gerontological Alterations 8. Pain and Pain Management 9. Sedation and Delirium Management 10. End-of-Life Care Unit Three: CARDIOVASCULAR ALTERATIONS 11. Cardiovascular Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures 12. Cardiovascular Disorders 13. Cardiovascular Therapeutic Management Unit Four: PULMONARY ALTERATIONS 14. Pulmonary Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures 15. Pulmonary Disorders 16. Pulmonary Therapeutic Management Unit Five NEUROLOGICAL ALTERATIONS 17. Neurological Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures 18. Neurologic Disorders and Therapeutic Management Unit Six: KIDNEY ALTERATIONS 19. Kidney Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures 20. Kidney Disorders and Therapeutic Management Unit Seven: GASTROINTESTINAL ALTERATIONS 21. Gastrointestinal Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures 22. Gastrointestinal Disorders and Therapeutic Management Unit Eight: ENDOCRINE ALTERATIONS 23. Endocrine Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures 24. Endocrine Disorders and Therapeutic Management Unit Nine: MULTISYSTEM ALTERATIONS 25. Trauma 26. Shock, Sepsis, and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome 27. Hematological Disorders and Oncological Emergencies Appendix A. Nursing Management Plans of Care Appendix B. Physiologic Formulas for Critical Care.

Mastering ACLS

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Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781582553634
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Mastering ACLS, Second Edition will help health care professionals successfully complete the American Heart Association's Advanced Cardiac Life Support course and certification exam. This quick-review outline-format study guide covers the core knowledge and skills needed for ACLS—including detailed, illustrated life support techniques, core case studies, arrhythmias, defibrillation procedures, I.V. techniques, cardiovascular pharmacology, myocardial infarction, and special resuscitation situations. Now in full color, this edition features 200 illustrations and algorithms, expanded chapter quizzes, a comprehensive test, expanded information on automated external defibrillators, and additional case scenarios in the Megacode and other chapters. A new appendix reviews Basic Cardiac Life Support guidelines.

Critical Care Challenges

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781582552415
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Critical Care Challenges provides comprehensive, up-to-date information to help nurses keep pace with the latest technological advances, newest treatments, most current diagnostic tests, proven standards of care, and evidence-based nursing interventions. Useful to nurses new to critical care as well as experienced critical care nurses who need more in-depth information, the book covers pathophysiology, clinical assessment, diagnosis, medical treatments, procedures, and nursing interventions. Body-system organization and repetitive entry formats make locating essential information fast and easy. The book contains entries on more than 125 disorders, treatments, and procedures. It includes flowcharts that provide a quick reference to disease development and disorder management, including the AHA ACLS treatment algorithms and AHCPR guidelines. Icons within the text include “Multisystem disorder” (identifies disorder entries that commonly involve problems in multiple body systems), “Alert” (highlights cautions and warnings), and “Age-related concerns.”

Case Studies in Critical Care Nursing

Author: Sheila Drake Melander
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
ISBN: 9780721603445
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Containing detailed and up-to-date case studies on critical care conditions with accompanying questions and answers for applied learning of the practice of critical care nursing, this resource allows the reader to hone vital skills that are necessary in a critical care environment.

Community Health Nursing

Author: Judith Ann Allender
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780781721226
Format: PDF, Kindle
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he Fifth Edition of this comprehensive text has been thoroughly revised to present an increased emphasis on self care. New to this edition are: enhanced appendices and reference tools; Web sites/phone numbers of pertinent health care agencies; critical thinking exercises that require Internet searches; and additional photos and tables. Ten chapters have been updated with state-of-the-art information about environmental health and safety; issues of working with populations and groups; prevention of and intervention in community crises; family health assessment/practice; and more

AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing Pocket Handbook Second Edition

Author: Marianne Chulay
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071702733
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Essential Data Critical Care Nurses Must Know Endorsed by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, this go-anywhere handbook features tables and figures that encapsulate all the information required to give safe and effective care to critically ill patients. Contents include: Critical Care Drug Tables • Normal Values for Laboratory Tests and Physiologic Parameters • Lists of Assessment Components • Cardiac Rhythms: ECG Characteristics and Treatment Guides, Including Sample Rhythm Strips • 12-Lead ECG Changes in Acute Myocardial Ischemia and Infarct • Troubleshooting Guide for Hemodynamic Monitoring Equipment • Indications for Mechanical Ventilation • Weaning Assessment Tool • ACLS Algorithms.

Hemodynamic Monitoring E Book

Author: Mary E. Lough
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323293670
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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An evidence-based guide to hemodynamic monitoring procedures and patient care, Hemodynamic Monitoring: Evolving Technologies & Clinical Practice describes invasive, non-invasive, and minimally invasive techniques in monitoring blood pressure and oxygen levels within the circulatory system. It provides a clear, illustrated discussion of the anatomy and physiology related to hemodynamics, explains the technologies involved in each measurement, and includes quick-reference tables of normal and abnormal values. Written by cardiovascular nursing expert Mary E. Lough, Hemodynamic Monitoring is a detailed, comprehensive text designed for critical care nurses and respiratory therapists. Case Studies in each clinical chapter include a patient scenario with assessment details, allowing you to envision real-life patient care and prepare for adverse outcomes or complications. Coverage of patient safety includes a discussion of important measures that will help you provide safe and effective patient-centered care. UNIQUE! Coverage of patient comfort includes a discussion of methods to increase patient comfort during invasive procedures. Clinical Reasoning Pearls provide practical advice from experts and describe how to implement a procedure or improve patient care. A table of Important Values and Formulas is located inside the back cover for quick and easy reference.