Priorities in Critical Care Nursing / Edition 4

Priorities in Critical Care Nursing / Edition 4

by Linda D. Urden, Mary E. Lough, Kathleen M. Stacy, Mary E. Lough
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323024815

ISBN-13: 9780323024815

Pub. Date: 10/27/2003

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This book gives a thorough overview of the pathophysiological and psychological alterations frequently encountered in critical care patients. Emphasis is on clinical and nursing priorities, nursing diagnoses, and state-of-the-art therapeutic management. The user-friendly format provides a variety of learning tools and enhancements for the reader.

Overview

This book gives a thorough overview of the pathophysiological and psychological alterations frequently encountered in critical care patients. Emphasis is on clinical and nursing priorities, nursing diagnoses, and state-of-the-art therapeutic management. The user-friendly format provides a variety of learning tools and enhancements for the reader.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323024815
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
10/27/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
8.02(w) x 11.14(h) x 0.78(d)

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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