High Acuity Nursing / Edition 5

High Acuity Nursing / Edition 5

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by Kathleen Dorman Wagner
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0135049261

ISBN-13: 2900135049265

Pub. Date: 08/24/2009

Publisher: Prentice Hall

The Fifth Edition of High Acuity Nursing delivers essential understanding of complex patients and instructs both students and nurses on how to provide nursing care in varied clinical settings. Broken down into a series of learner-focused modules, High Acuity Nursing takes complex information and presents it in smaller

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The Fifth Edition of High Acuity Nursing delivers essential understanding of complex patients and instructs both students and nurses on how to provide nursing care in varied clinical settings. Broken down into a series of learner-focused modules, High Acuity Nursing takes complex information and presents it in smaller, more accessible chunks that promote easier mastery by readers.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900135049265
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
08/24/2009
Series:
MyNursingKit Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
960

Table of Contents

Part I Special Topics

Module 1 High Acuity Nursing

Module 2 Holistic Care of the High Acuity Patient and Family (NEW)

Module 3 The Older Adult High Acuity Patient (NEW)

Module 4 Acute Pain in the High Acuity Patient

Part II Hematologic (Cellular Function)

Module 5 Determinants and Assessment of Hematologic Function (NEW)

Module 6 Alterations in Red Blood Cell Function and Hemostasis (NEW)

Module 7 Alterations in White Blood Cell Function (NEW)

Module 8 Alteration in Immune Response: Solid Organ and Hematopoietic Stem-Cell Transplantation

Part III Pulmonary Gas Exchange

Module 9 Determinants and Assessment of Pulmonary Gas Exchange

Module 10 Alterations in Pulmonary Gas Exchange

Module 11 Supporting Pulmonary Gas Exchange: Mechanical Ventilation

Part IV Cardiac Output

Module 12 Determinants and Assessment of Cardiac Output

Module 13 Assessment of Hemodynamic Status: Hemodynamic Monitoring

Module 14 Assessment of Cardiac Rhythm: Basic Electrocardiographic Rhythm Interpretation

Module 15 Alterations in Cardiac Output

Module 16 Alterations in Myocardial Tissue Perfusion

Part V Tissue Perfusion

Module 17 Determinants and Assessment of Oxygen Delivery and Oxygen Consumption

Module 18 Alterations in Oxygen Delivery and Consumption: Shock States

Module 19 Alterations in Tissue Perfusion: Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome

Part VI Sensory Motor

Module 20 Determinants and Assessment of Cerebral Tissue Perfusion

Module 21 Alteration in Cerebral Tissue Perfusion: Acute Brain Attack

Module 22 Alteration in Sensory Perceptual Disorders: Acute Head Injury

Module 23 Alteration in Sensory Perceptual Function: Acute Spinal Cord Injury

Module 24 Sensory Motor Complications of Acute Illness (NEW)

Part VII Fluid and Electrolyte Balance

Module 25 Determinants and Assessment of Fluid and Electrolyte Balance (NEW)

Module 26 Alterations in Fluid and Electrolyte Balance

Module 27 Alteration in Renal Function: Renal Failure

Part VIII Metabolic: Regulation of Internal Environment

Module 28 Determinants and Assessment of Gastrointestinal, Hepatic, and Pancreatic Function (NEW)

Module 29 Alterations in Gastrointestinal Function

Module 30 Alterations in Hepatic Function

Module 31 Alterations in Pancreatic Function

Part IX Metabolic: Nutrition

Module 32 Determinants and Assessment of Nutrition and Metabolic Function (NEW)

Module 33 Alterations in Metabolism

Module 34 Alterations in Glucose Metabolism

Module 35 Determinants and Assessment of Injury (NEW)

Module 36 Alterations in Skin Integrity: Complex Wound Management

Module 37 Alteration in Skin Integrity: Acute Burn Injury

Module 38 Alteration in Multisystem Function: Multiple Trauma

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is amazing for any nursing student in an advanced med/surg class. The way it reads is a blessing - it's not BORING. Organized well and critical thinking questions really let you see if you understand the material.