Mosby's Critical Care Nursing Consultant

Mosby's Critical Care Nursing Consultant

by Janet Hicks Keen
     
 

MOSBY'S CRITICAL CARE NURSING CONSULTANT provides a useful, fingertip-essential reference that affords the critical care nurse a resource for accessing information about multiple disorders, modalities, and other short topics. It is the easiest, hands-on access to information on how to manage the critically ill patient, primarily in the hospital setting. Organized

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MOSBY'S CRITICAL CARE NURSING CONSULTANT provides a useful, fingertip-essential reference that affords the critical care nurse a resource for accessing information about multiple disorders, modalities, and other short topics. It is the easiest, hands-on access to information on how to manage the critically ill patient, primarily in the hospital setting. Organized alphabetically, with over 200 disorders and topical references, each disorder is presented in a highly visual two-page columnar spread. Each column is easily identifiable by an icon that will draw the reader's eye to thestandard placement of the information contained therein-overview, diagnosis, collaborative management, nursing diagnosis/interventions, and miscellaneous.

* Key information is presented in a brief, easy-to-grasp format.
• Each topic includes: clinical presentation, vital signs, lab studies, patient/family teaching, desired outcomes, when to consult the physician, and more.
• A-Z organization and logical columnar format help you find what you need fast.

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Reviewer: Charlene A. Winters, MS, RN, CS,CCRN(Montana State University)
Description: This is a uniquely designed quick reference for more than 200 topics of interest to critical care practitioners. Information is provided in a two-page chart-like format, making it easy to read and very accessible.
Purpose: The book's purpose is to provide a quick reference on more than 200 topics common to critical care nursing.
Audience: The book is written for critical care nurses, educators, and nursing students who have previous knowledge of pathophysiology, physical assessment, and critical care nursing techniques.
Features: The alphabetized format makes it ideal for use by busy clinicians. The format covers major aspects of more than 200 conditions or procedures. Each section contains a "Miscellanea" column of findings that suggest the need for immediate physician consultation.
Assessment: The book is intended as a quick reference for busy critical care nurses, educators, and nursing students with previous knowledge of pathology, physical assessment, and critical care nursing techniques. The alphabetized format and two-page presentations provide easy access to information on topics that apply to many critical conditions. This is a welcome addition to the host of references available to critical care practitioners.
3 Stars from Doody
Charlene A. Winters
This is a uniquely designed quick reference for morethan 200 topics of interest to critical care practitioners. Information is provided in a two-page chart-like format, making it easyto read and very accessible. The book's purpose is to provide a quickreference on more than 200 topics common to critical carenursing. The book is written for critical care nurses, educators, andnursing students who have previous knowledge of pathophysiology,physical assessment, and critical care nursing techniques. Thealphabetized format makes it ideal for use by busy clinicians. Theformat covers major aspects of more than 200 conditions or procedures. Each section contains a ""Miscellanea"" column of findings that suggestthe need for immediate physician consultation. The book is intendedas a quick reference for busy critical care nurses, educators, andnursing students with previous knowledge of pathology, physicalassessment, and critical care nursing techniques. The alphabetizedformat and two-page presentations provide easy access to information ontopics that apply to many critical conditions. This is a welcomeaddition to the host of references available to critical carepractitioners.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815131786
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
04/01/1997
Pages:
510
Product dimensions:
8.66(w) x 11.18(h) x 1.25(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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