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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: 9781605475189
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 12/1/2008
  • Edition description: Ninth Edition
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 1408
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 2.10 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Critical care nursing practice : an integration of caring, competence, and commitment to excellence 3
2 The patient's experience with critical illness 12
3 The family's experience with critical illness 27
4 Impact of the critical care environment on the patient 36
5 Relieving pain and providing comfort 46
6 Patient and family education in critical care 62
7 Ethical issues in critical care nursing 77
8 Legal issues in critical care nursing 89
9 Genetic issues in critical care nursing 100
10 Building a professional practice model for excellence in critical care nursing 114
11 The critically ill pediatric patient 127
12 The critically ill pregnant woman 138
13 The critically ill older patient 150
14 The postanesthesia patient 175
15 Interfacility transport of the critically ill patient 189
16 Anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system 199
17 Patient assessment : cardiovascular system 211
18 Patient management : cardiovascular system 292
19 Common cardiovascular disorders 378
20 Heart failure 393
21 Acute myocardial infarction 422
22 Cardiac surgery 448
23 Anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system 477
24 Patient assessment : respiratory system 492
25 Patient management : respiratory system 517
26 Common respiratory disorders 566
27 Acute respiratory distress syndrome 608
28 Anatomy and physiology of the renal system 629
29 Patient assessment : renal system 640
30 Patient management : renal system 658
31 Renal failure 688
32 Anatomy and physiology of the nervous system 717
33 Patient assessment : nervous system 750
34 Patient management : nervous system 775
35 Common neurosurgical and neurological disorders 796
36 Head injury 839
37 Spinal cord injury 861
38 Anatomy and physiology of the gastrointestinal system 893
39 Patient assessment : gastrointestinal system 911
40 Patient management : gastrointestinal system 932
41 Common gastrointestinal disorders 953
42 Anatomy and physiology of the endocrine system 995
43 Patient assessment : endocrine system 1013
44 Common endocrine disorders 1026
45 Anatomy and physiology of the hematological and immune systems 1061
46 Patient assessment : hematological and immune systems 1074
47 Organ and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation 1088
48 Common immunological disorders 1136
49 Common hematological disorders 1174
50 Anatomy and physiology of the integumentary system 1195
51 Patient assessment : integumentary system 1200
52 Patient management : integumentary system 1211
53 Burns 1226
54 Shock, systemic inflammatory response syndrome, and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome 1251
55 Trauma 1277
56 Drug overdose and poisoning 1301
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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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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 18, 2004

    Outstanding

    One of the best nursing books out there.

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