Manual of Critical Care Nursing: Nursing Interventions and Collaborative Management / Edition 6

Manual of Critical Care Nursing: Nursing Interventions and Collaborative Management / Edition 6

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by Marianne Saunorus Baird
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0323063764

ISBN-13: 2900323063769

Pub. Date: 12/14/2010

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

The new fifth edition of Manual of Critical Care Nursing provides both novice and experienced nurses with a comprehensive, yet concise and easy-to-use manual to effectively plan and implement critical nursing care. Using the latest NANDA international nursing diagnoses (2003-2004), it provides quick and comprehensive information on more than 75 common critical care

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The new fifth edition of Manual of Critical Care Nursing provides both novice and experienced nurses with a comprehensive, yet concise and easy-to-use manual to effectively plan and implement critical nursing care. Using the latest NANDA international nursing diagnoses (2003-2004), it provides quick and comprehensive information on more than 75 common critical care phenomena.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900323063769
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/14/2010
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1008

Table of Contents

1 General Concepts in Caring for the Critically III 1

Nutritional Support Karen Goff 1

Mechanical Ventilation Theresa Murray Dan Kidwell 14

Hemodynamic Monitoring Laura D. Williams 23

Sedating and Paralytic Agents Laura D. Williams 32

Alterations in Consciousness Alice E. Davis 38

Wound and Skin Care Nancy Stotts 45

Pain Laura D. Williams 51

Prolonged Immobility Linda S. Baas 61

Psychosocial Support Laura D. Williams 68

Psychosocial Support for the Patient's Family and Significant Others Laura D. Williams 78

Ethical Considerations in Critical Care Jenni Jordan Abel 80

2 Multisystem Trauma 89

Major Trauma Cheryl McKay 89

Traumatic Brain Injury Alice E. Davis 98

Chest Trauma Catherine Osika Landreth 110

Near Drowning Catherine Osika Landreth 112

Cardiac Trauma Catherine Osika Landreth 115

Acute Cardiac Tamponade Cheryl L. Bittel 118

Renal and Lower Urinary Tract Trauma Catherine Osika Landreth 122

Pelvic Fractures Catherine Osika Landreth 128

Compartment Syndrome (Ischemic Myositis) Catherine Osika Landreth 132

Acute Spinal Cord Injury Charlotte Harrison Mackey 136

Abdominal Trauma Barbara McLean 149

Burns Gretchen J. Carrougher Shari Honari 159

3 Respiratory Dysfunctions 175

Status Asthmaticus: Refractory Severe Asthma Theresa Murray Dan Kidwell 175

Acute Pneumonia Theresa Murray Dan Kidwell 180

Pulmonary Hypertension Lynda Liles 187

Acute Lung and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Theresa Murray Dan Kidwell 189

Pulmonary Embolus (PE) Theresa Murray Dan Kidwell 192

Pneumothorax Theresa Murray Dan Kidwell 198

Acute Respiratory Failure Theresa Murray Dan Kidwell 201

4 Cardiovascular Dysfunctions 205

Acute CoronarySyndromes: Chest Pain-Angina Pectoris and Myocardial Infarction Marianne Saunorus Baird 205

Heart Failure/Pulmonary Edema Lynda Liles 220

Cardiomyopathy Marguerite J. Murphy 226

Dysrhythmias and Conduction Disturbances Marianne Saunorus Baird 231

Valvular Heart Disease Linda S. Baas 261

Acute Infective Endocarditis Linda S. Baas 269

Acute Pericarditis Linda S. Baas 275

Hypertensive Emergencies Linda S. Baas 277

Aortic Aneurysm/Dissection Linda S. Baas 288

Cardiogenic Shock Linda S. Baas 290

Cardiac Transplantation Cheryl L. Bittel 299

Caring for Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Thrombolysis Lynda Liles 304

5 Renal-Urinary Dysfunctions Patricia D. Weiskittel 315

Acute Renal Failure 315

Renal Transplantation 329

Renal Replacement Therapies 334

6 Neurologic Dysfunctions 347

Myasthenia Gravis Susan Bethel 347

Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) Susan Bethel 353

Cerebral Aneurysm and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Susan Bethel 358

Care of the Patient After Intracranial Surgery Susan Bethel 365

Status Epilepticus Mimi Callanan 369

Stroke: Ischemic (Acute Ischemic Stroke) and Hemorrhagic (Intracerebral Hematoma) Carol A. Barch 373

Meningitis Alice E. Davis 384

7 Endocrinologic Dysfunctions Marianne Saunorus Baird 393

Diabetic Ketoacidosis 393

Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Nonketotic Syndrome 398

Diabetes inspidius 400

Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone 404

Acute Adrenal Insufficiency (Adrenal Crisis) 406

Thyrotoxic Crisis (Thyroid Storm) 409

Myxedema Coma 412

8 Gastrointestinal Dysfunctions 417

Gastroesophageal Varices Patrice C. Al-Saden 417

Hepatic Failure Patrice C. Al-Saden 427

Acute Pancreatitis Beverly George-Gay 447

Peritonitis Beverly George-Gay 454

Acute Gastrointestinal Bleeding Beverly George-Gay 459

Enterocutaneous Fistulas Beverly George-Gay 465

9 Hematologic Dysfunctions Marianne Saunorus Baird 473

Profound Anemias/Hemolytic Crisis 473

Bleeding and Thrombotic Disorders 480

10 Multisystem Stressors 501

Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS), Sepsis, and Septic Shock Barbara McLean 501

Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome (MODS) Barbara McLean 510

Anaphylactic Shock Marguerite J. Murphy 513

Organ Rejection Patricia D. Weiskittel 520

Drug Overdose Paul Schmidt 526

Fluid and Electrolyte Disturbances Barbara McLean 538

Acid-Base Imbalances Barbara McLean 566

High-Risk Obstetrics Marianne Saunorus Baird Andrea Lipsmeyer 581

Emerging Infections Thomas K. Weichart 588

Bioterrorism Catherine Osika Landreth 594

Appendixes 605

1 The American Heart Association's Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Algorithms 605

2 Heart and Breath Sounds 635

3 Glasgow Coma Scale 643

4 Cranial Nerves: Functions and Dysfunctions 645

5 Major Deep Tendon (Muscle-Stretch) Reflexes 649

6 Major Superficial (Cutaneous) Reflexes 651

7 Inotropic and Vasoactive Agents 653

8 Infection Prevention and Control Marguerite McMillan Jackson 657

9 Sample Relaxation Technique 667

10 Abbreviations Used in this Manual 669

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