Critical Care Nursing: A Holistic Approach / Edition 9

Critical Care Nursing: A Holistic Approach / Edition 9

by Patricia Gonce Morton, Dorrie Fontaine
     
 

ISBN-10: 1605475181

ISBN-13: 9781605475189

Pub. Date: 12/01/2008

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

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

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781605475189
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
12/01/2008
Edition description:
Ninth Edition
Pages:
1408
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.90(h) x 2.10(d)

Table of Contents

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

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

    PART II: PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE ISSUES IN CRITICAL CARE

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

    PART III: SPECIAL POPULATIONS IN CRITICAL CARE

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

    PART IV: CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

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

    PART V: RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

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

    PART VI: RENAL SYSTEM

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

    PART VII: NERVOUS SYSTEM

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

    PART VIII: GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM

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

    PART IX: ENDOCRINE SYSTEM

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

    PART X: HEMATOLOGICAL AND IMMUNE SYSTEMS

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

    PART XI: INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM

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

    PART XII: MULTISYSTEM DYSFUNCTION

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

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

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