Critical Care Assessment Handbook / Edition 1

Critical Care Assessment Handbook / Edition 1

by Sharon Smith Murray, Barbara S. White
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721665853

ISBN-13: 9780721665856

Pub. Date: 05/25/1999

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This portable handbook applies physical assessment techniques to the care of the critically ill patient. Pocket-sized forclinical use, it explains when and why to use a specific technique, which techniques deliver the most accurate data, and how to effectively correlate clinical findings with a disease process.  See more details below

Overview

This portable handbook applies physical assessment techniques to the care of the critically ill patient. Pocket-sized forclinical use, it explains when and why to use a specific technique, which techniques deliver the most accurate data, and how to effectively correlate clinical findings with a disease process.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721665856
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
05/25/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
799
Product dimensions:
4.70(w) x 7.50(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

TECHNIQUES AND TYPES OF ASSESSMENT · Techniques of Assessment · Types of Assessment · The Critically Ill Geriatric Patient · FOCUSED ASSESSMENT: TECHNIQUES AND SYSTEM DISORDERS · Respiratory Assessment· Cardiovascular Assessment · Neuromuscular Assessment · Gastrointestinal Assessment · Renal Assessment · Endocrine Assessment · Hematologic Assessment · Immunologic Assessment · Multisystem Disorders · COMMON LABORATORY STUDIES AND BEDSIDE MONITORING · Common Laboratory Studies · Bedside Monitoring Techniques · References · Bibliography · Index

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