Core Curriculum for Pediatric Critical Care Nursing / Edition 1

Core Curriculum for Pediatric Critical Care Nursing / Edition 1

by AACN, Margaret C. Slota
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721661149

ISBN-13: 9780721661148

Pub. Date: 10/16/1997

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

"Completely updated to reflect the current state of pediatric critical care nursing practice, the second edition of the AACN Core Curriculum for Pediatric Care Nursing contains comprehensive guidelines for providing quality nursing care to critically ill and injured children." "The second edition features a wealth of new and updated information, including: a…  See more details below

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"Completely updated to reflect the current state of pediatric critical care nursing practice, the second edition of the AACN Core Curriculum for Pediatric Care Nursing contains comprehensive guidelines for providing quality nursing care to critically ill and injured children." "The second edition features a wealth of new and updated information, including: a discussion of the evolution of the AACN Synergy Model for Patient Care and a description of its applicability in the pediatric intensive care setting; new coverage of disaster preparedness with a focus on bioterrorism and other terror threats; a new section on Stabilization of the Critically Ill Neonate and Child for Transport; an in-depth look at sepsis and infectious diseases, their prevalence in the ICU, and appropriate antibiotic treatment, with information on resistant infections such as MRSA and VRE; the latest pediatric drug information; coverage of conscious/deep IV sedation in the PICU; and updated case studies with accompanying questions and answers for review." AACN Core Curriculum for Pediatric Critical Care Nursing, Second Edition, is ideal for critical care courses and continuing education, and is a practical reference and resource for nurses preparing for the pediatric CCRN certification exam.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721661148
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
10/16/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
749
Product dimensions:
7.23(w) x 10.17(h) x 1.21(d)

Table of Contents

Developmental Physiology in Pediatric Critical Care. Psychosocial and Cognitive Development in Pediatric Critical Care. Pulmonary Dysfunction. Cardiovascular Dysfunction. Neurologic Dysfunction. Renal Dysfunction. Endocrine Dysfunction. Gastrointestinal Dysfunction. Hematologic/Oncologic/Immunologic Dysfunction. Multisystem Patient Care Problems. Management of Psychosocial Issues. Review Questions.

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