Critical Care Nursing: A Holistic Approach / Edition 8

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Overview

A classic in its field, this popular text provides clinical coverage of critical care nursing, with an emphasis on holism in practice to provide students with a solid grasp of the scientific and clinical knowledge they need to deliver safe and effective care. Beginning with the psychosocial concepts of care, the text progresses through assessment and management of a variety of disorders. Its comprehensive yet concise writing offers students a wealth of information and can be used as a future reference.

Now under the head authorship of Tricia Morton, Critical Care Nursing maintains its popular holistic approach to the complexities of adult health and critical care. The Eighth Edition is now in full-color, and has been thoroughly updated to reflect recent changes and advances in critical care nursing.

A CD-ROM in the back of this edition has common Critical Care Drug Monographs, Crisis Values of Lab Tests, Critical Care Nursing Procedures, Animations, and comprehensive critical care exams.

A classic in its field, this popular text provides clinical coverage of critical care nursing, with an emphasis on holism in practice to provide students with a solid grasp of the scientific and clinical knowledge they need to deliver safe and effective care. Beginning with the psychosocial concepts of care, the text progresses through assessment and management of a variety of disorders. Its comprehensive yet concise writing offers students a wealth of information and can be used as a future reference. Now under the head authorship of Tricia Morton, Critical Care Nursing maintains its popular holistic approach to the complexities of adult health and critical care. The Eighth Edition is now in full-color, and has been thoroughly updated to reflect recent changes and advances in critical care nursing. A CD-ROM in the back of this edition has common Critical Care Drug Monographs, Crisis Values of Lab Tests, Critical Care Nursing Procedures, Animations, and comprehensive critical care exams.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781727594
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 12/7/2004
  • Edition description: Eighth Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 1408
  • Product dimensions: 7.96 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.95 (d)

Table of Contents

  1. PART I: THE CONCEPT OF HOLISM APPLIED TO CRITICAL CARE NURSING PRACTICE

  2. Critical Care Nursing Practice: An Integration of Caring, Competence, and Commitment to Excellence
  3. The Patient's Experience With Critical Illness
  4. The Family's Experience With Critical Illness
  5. Impact of the Critical Care Environment on the Patient
  6. Relieving Pain and Providing Comfort
  7. Patient and Family Education

    PART II: PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE ISSUES IN CRITICAL CARE

  8. Ethical Issues in Critical Care
  9. Legal Issues in Critical Care
  10. Genetic Issues in Critical Care
  11. Building a Professional Practice Model for Critical Care Nursing Excellence

    PART III: SPECIAL POPULATIONS IN CRITICAL CARE

  12. The Critically Ill Pediatric Patient
  13. The Critically Ill Pregnant Woman
  14. The Critically Ill Older Patient
  15. The Postanesthesia Patient
  16. Interfacility Transport of the Critically Ill Patient

    PART IV: CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

  17. Anatomy and Physiology of the Cardiovascular System
  18. Patient Assessment: Cardiovascular System
  19. Patient Management: Cardiovascular System
  20. Common Cardiovascular Disorders
  21. Heart Failure
  22. Acute Myocardial Infarction
  23. Cardiac Surgery

    PART V: RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

  24. Anatomy and Physiology of the Respiratory System
  25. Patient Assessment: Respiratory System
  26. Patient Management: Respiratory System
  27. Common Respiratory Disorders
  28. Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome

    PART VI: RENAL SYSTEM

  29. Anatomy and Physiology of the Renal System
  30. Patient Assessment: Renal System
  31. Patient Management: Renal System
  32. Common Renal Disorders

    PART VII: NERVOUS SYSTEM

  33. Anatomy and Physiology of the Nervous System
  34. Patient Assessment: Nervous System
  35. Patient Management: Nervous System
  36. Common Neurological Disorders
  37. Head Injury
  38. Spinal Cord Injury

    PART VIII: GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM

  39. Anatomy and Physiology of the Gastrointestinal System
  40. Patient Assessment: Gastrointestinal System
  41. Patient Management: Gastrointestinal System
  42. Common Gastrointestinal Disorders

    PART IX: ENDOCRINE SYSTEM

  43. Anatomy and Physiology of the Endocrine System
  44. Patient Assessment: Endocrine System
  45. Common Endocrine Disorders

    PART X: HEMATOLOGICAL AND IMMUNE SYSTEMS

  46. Anatomy and Physiology of the Hematological and Immune Systems
  47. Patient Assessment: Hematological and Immune Systems
  48. Organ and Hemopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
  49. Common Immunological Disorders
  50. Common Hematological Disorders

    PART XI: INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM

  51. Anatomy and Physiology of the Integumentary System
  52. Patient Assessment: Integumentary System
  53. Patient Management: Integumentary System
  54. Burns

    PART XII: MULTISYSTEM DYSFUNCTION

  55. Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome, and Shock
  56. Trauma
  57. Drug Overdose and Poisoning

    Appendix 1: ACLS Guidelines
    Appendix 2: Clinical Applicability Challenges: Answer Key to Study Questions, with Rationales

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 21, 2009

    good book

    The material in this book is really well written and organized. It has A&P, assessment, and the patho of diseases. The diagrams and tables make the information easier to understand.

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    Posted December 18, 2004

    Outstanding

    One of the best nursing books out there.

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