Core Curriculum for Perianesthesia Nursing Practice / Edition 4

Core Curriculum for Perianesthesia Nursing Practice / Edition 4

by ASPAN
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721678963

ISBN-13: 9780721678962

Pub. Date: 11/06/1998

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

The most current information on the post-anesthetic and post-surgical care of PACU/ASU patients has been revised and updated by respected clinical experts. Chapter objectives, an outline format, and review questions with answers all make the information easy to master.  See more details below

Overview

The most current information on the post-anesthetic and post-surgical care of PACU/ASU patients has been revised and updated by respected clinical experts. Chapter objectives, an outline format, and review questions with answers all make the information easy to master.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721678962
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
11/06/1998
Edition description:
4TH UPDTD
Pages:
762
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.50(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

THE PROFESSION OF PERIANESTHESIA CARE NURING · Evolution of Perianesthesia Care · Nursing Practice, Nursing Standards, and Nursing Process · Nursing Research · Legal Issues in Perianesthesia Care Nursing · PACU Management · A Systems Approach to Education of the Surgical Patient · LIFE SPAN CONSIDERATIONS IN PACU PRACTICE · The Elderly Patient · The Pediatric Patient · THE CONCEPTUAL BASIS FOR PACU PRACTICE · Anesthetic Agents and Adjuncts · Conscious Sedation · Postanesthesia Respiratory Care · Interpretation of Acid-Base Balance · Fluid and Electrolyte Balance · The Hematologic System · Postanesthesia Complications: Respiratory, Cardiac, and Neurologic · Basic and Advanced Cardiac Life Support · Malignant Hyperthermia and Related Disorders · SYSTEMS REVIEW · The Cardiac Surgical Patient · The Peripheral Vascular Surgical Patient · The Pulmonary Surgical Patient · The Neurosurgical Patient · The Urologic Surgical Patient · The Gastrointestinal Surgical Patient · The Gynecologic Surgical Patient · The Obstetric Surgical Patient · The Orthopedic Surgical Patient · The Endocrine Surgical Patient · The Otorhinolaryngologic and Head and Neck Surgical Patient · The Ophthalmic Surgical Patient · The Plastic Surgery and Burn Patient · SPECIAL TOPICS · The Surgical Patient in the Ambulatory or Short-Stay Setting · Pain Assessment and Management · Hemodynamic Monitoring · Test-Taking Techniques · Index

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