Priorities in Critical Care Nursing / Edition 6

Priorities in Critical Care Nursing / Edition 6

by Linda D. Urden
     
 

This unique resource takes you beyond the traditional physiologic focus of critical care by incorporating information on nursing process, ethical and legal issues, patient and family education, psychosocial alterations, sleep alterations, nutritional alterations, and gerontologic considerations. See more details below

Overview

This unique resource takes you beyond the traditional physiologic focus of critical care by incorporating information on nursing process, ethical and legal issues, patient and family education, psychosocial alterations, sleep alterations, nutritional alterations, and gerontologic considerations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323074612
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/02/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Unit 1Foundations of Critical Care Nursing Practice
1Caring for the Critically Ill Patient3
2Ethical and Legal Issues11
3Patient and Family Education23
Unit 2Common Problems in Critical Care
4Psychosocial Alterations33
5Sleep Alterations43
6Nutritional Alterations51
7Gerontologic Alterations65
8Pain Management79
9Sedation Assessment and Management93
Unit 3Cardiovascular Alterations
10Cardiovascular Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures105
11Cardiovascular Disorders153
12Cardiovascular Therapeutic Management181
Unit 4Pulmonary Alterations
13Pulmonary Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures213
14Pulmonary Disorders227
15Pulmonary Therapeutic Management253
Unit 5Neurologic Alterations
16Neurologic Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures275
17Neurologic Disorders289
18Neurologic Therapeutic Management311
Unit 6Renal Alterations
19Renal Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures323
20Renal Disorders and Therapeutic Management333
Unit 7Gastrointestinal Alterations
21Gastrointestinal Assessment ad Diagnostic Procedures357
22Gastrointestinal Disorders and Therapeutic Management367
Unit 8Endocrine Alterations
23Endocrine Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures385
24Endocrine Disorders and Therapeutic Management391
Unit 9Multisystem Alterations
25Trauma419
26Shock and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome439
Unit 10Nursing Management Plans of Care
AppPhysiologic Formulas for Critical Care507

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