Priorities in Critical Care Nursing / Edition 2

Priorities in Critical Care Nursing / Edition 2

by Linda D. Urden, Kathleen M. Stacy
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0815189478

ISBN-13: 9780815189473

Pub. Date: 12/11/1995

Publisher: Mosby, Incorporated

PRIORITIES IN CRITICAL CARE NURSING, Third Edition succinctly addresses all the topics crucial to students or beginning critical care nurses. Designed for 9-13 week critical care classes, this new edition prepares the reader to integrate the technology of critical care with psychosocial concerns in order to provide high-quality nursing care.

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PRIORITIES IN CRITICAL CARE NURSING, Third Edition succinctly addresses all the topics crucial to students or beginning critical care nurses. Designed for 9-13 week critical care classes, this new edition prepares the reader to integrate the technology of critical care with psychosocial concerns in order to provide high-quality nursing care.

Discussions of pathophysiology, disorders, medical, and nursing management are research-based. Covering everything from the foundations of critical care nursing practice to nursing management, the reader will easily identify essential information with the help of special call out boxes throughout the text. Each nursing management plan incorporates nursing diagnosis, etiologic or related factors, clinical manifestations, and interventions with rationales. They are also liberally cross-referenced throughout the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815189473
Publisher:
Mosby, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/11/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
548
Product dimensions:
8.78(w) x 11.19(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Unit One: FOUNDATIONS IN CRITICAL CARE NURSING
1. Caring for the Critically Ill Patient
2. Ethical and Legal Issues
3. Patient and Family Education
Unit Two: COMMON PROBLEMS IN CRITICAL CARE
4. Psychosocial Alterations
5. Sleep Alterations
6. Nutritional Alterations
7. Gerontological Alterations
8. Pain and Pain Management
9. Sedation and Delirium Management
10. End-of-Life Care
Unit Three: CARDIOVASCULAR ALTERATIONS
11. Cardiovascular Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures
12. Cardiovascular Disorders
13. Cardiovascular Therapeutic Management
Unit Four: PULMONARY ALTERATIONS
14. Pulmonary Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures
15. Pulmonary Disorders
16. Pulmonary Therapeutic Management
Unit Five
NEUROLOGICAL ALTERATIONS
17. Neurological Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures
18. Neurologic Disorders and Therapeutic Management
Unit Six: KIDNEY ALTERATIONS
19. Kidney Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures
20. Kidney Disorders and Therapeutic Management
Unit Seven: GASTROINTESTINAL ALTERATIONS
21. Gastrointestinal Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures
22. Gastrointestinal Disorders and Therapeutic Management
Unit Eight: ENDOCRINE ALTERATIONS
23. Endocrine Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures
24. Endocrine Disorders and Therapeutic Management
Unit Nine: MULTISYSTEM ALTERATIONS
25. Trauma
26. Shock, Sepsis, and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome
27. Hematological Disorders and Oncological Emergencies
Appendix A. Nursing Management Plans of Care
Appendix B. Physiologic Formulas for Critical Care

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