Critical Care Nursing of Infants and Children / Edition 2

Critical Care Nursing of Infants and Children / Edition 2

by Martha A. Q. Curley, Pat (Eds.) Moloney-Harmon, Patricia A. Moloney-Harmon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721690319

ISBN-13: 9780721690315

Pub. Date: 03/07/2001

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

The new second edition of this valuable resource was written for clinicians by experts in the field. It addresses the increase of pediatric patients in adult ICUs and inpatient pediatric acuity. Two unique approaches are used: the Phenomena of Concern section addresses nursing care issues common to all critically ill pediatric patients; and Final Common

Overview

The new second edition of this valuable resource was written for clinicians by experts in the field. It addresses the increase of pediatric patients in adult ICUs and inpatient pediatric acuity. Two unique approaches are used: the Phenomena of Concern section addresses nursing care issues common to all critically ill pediatric patients; and Final Common Pathways cover patient problems related to specific disorders. This edition includes a new chapter on Clinical Pharmacology. SCCM admission guidelines have also been added to the practice guidelines section.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721690315
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/07/2001
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
1128
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.30(h) x 1.74(d)

Table of Contents

HOLISTIC PEDIATRIC CRITICAL CARE NURSING · The Essence of Pediatric Critical Care Nursing · Caring Practices: Providing Developmentally Supportive Care · The Impact of the Critical Care Experience on the Family · THE PRACTICE ENVIRONMENT · Leadership in Pediatric Critical Care · Professional Growth and Development · Advocacy/Moral Agency: in the Best Interests of the Child · PHENOMENA OF CONCERN · Tissue Perfusion · Oxygenation/Ventilation · Acid Base Balance · Intracranial Dynamics · Fluid and Electrolyte Regulation · Nutrition · Clinical Pharmacology (new) · Thermal Regulation · Host Defenses · Skin Integrity · Comfort · FINAL COMMON PATHWAYS · Cardiovascular Critical Care Problems · Pulmonary Critical Care Problems · Neurologic Critical Care Problems · Renal Critical Care Problems · Gastrointestinal Critical Care Problems · Endocrine/Metabolic Critical Care Problems · Hematologic Critical Care Problems · MULTISYSTEM PATIENT PROBLEMS · Oncologic Critical Care Problems · Organ Transplantation · Shock · Trauma · Thermal Injury · Toxic Ingestions · Resuscitation and Transport of Infants and Children · Clinical Pathways · Practice Guidelines · Standards of Care · SCCM Admission and Discharge Criteria · Appendix

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