Post Anesthesia Nursing Practice: Core Curriculum

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  • ISBN-13: 9780721650517
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 10/1/1994
  • Edition description: 3rd ed
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 690

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Evolution of Post Anesthesia Care 3
Ch. 2 Nursing Practice, Nursing Standards, and Nursing Process 8
Ch. 3 Nursing Research 15
Ch. 4 Legal Issues in Post Anesthesia Care Nursing 25
Ch. 5 PACU Management 34
Ch. 6 The Adult Patient 47
Ch. 7 The Elderly Patient 52
Ch. 8 The Pediatric Patient 62
Ch. 9 Anesthetic Agents and Adjuncts 81
Ch. 10 Post Anesthesia Respiratory Care 129
Ch. 11 Interpretation of Acid-Base Balance 144
Ch. 12 Fluid and Electrolyte Balance 156
Ch. 13 The Hematologic System 176
Ch. 14 Post Anesthesia Complications: Respiratory, Cardiac, and Neurologic 202
Ch. 15 Basic and Advanced Cardiac Life Support 212
Ch. 16 Malignant Hyperthermia 233
Ch. 17 The Cardiac Surgical Patient 243
Ch. 18 The Peripheral Vascular Surgical Patient 279
Ch. 19 The Pulmonary Surgical Patient 307
Ch. 20 The Neurosurgical Patient 332
Ch. 21 The Urologic Surgical Patient 396
Ch. 22 The Gastrointestinal Surgical Patient 440
Ch. 23 The Gynecologic Surgical Patient 459
Ch. 24 The Obstetric Surgical Patient 473
Ch. 25 The Orthopedic Surgical Patient 512
Ch. 26 The Endocrine Surgical Patient 536
Ch. 27 The Otorhinolaryngologic and Head and Neck Surgical Patient 560
Ch. 28 The Ophthalmic Surgical Patient 590
Ch. 29 The Plastic Surgery and Burn Patient 602
Ch. 30 The Surgical Patient in the Ambulatory or Short-Stay Setting 623
Ch. 31 Pain Assessment and Management 645
Ch. 32 Hemodynamic Monitoring 658
Ch. 33 Test-Taking Techniques 672
Index 681
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