Procedure Manual for Critical Care / Edition 3

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780721630731
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 4/28/1993
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 984
  • Product dimensions: 8.56 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.64 (d)

Table of Contents

Unit I The Pulmonary System
1 Airway Management 1
2 Oxygen Therapy 66
2-1 Nasal Cannula Application 67
2-2 Oxygen Mask Application 70
2-3 Portable Oxygen Tank Preparation and Setup 77
2-4 Incentive Spirometry Treatments 79
2-5 Intermittent Positive-Pressure Breathing Treatment 82
3 Chest Physiotherapy 87
4 Ventilatory Management 96
5 Thoracic Cavity Management 165
6 Special Pulmonary Procedures 199
6-1 Oxygen Saturation Monitoring by Pulse Oximetry 200
6-2 Continuous End-Tidal Carbon Dioxide Monitoring 206
6-3 Continuous Mixed Venous Oxygen Saturation Monitoring 212
6-4 Assisting with Bronchoscopy 219
6-5 Preparation for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy 224
Unit II The Cardiovascular System
7 Electrocardiographic Monitoring 232
8 Precordial Shock 251
9 Invasive Vascular Techniques 267
9-1 Venipuncture 267
9-2 Arterial Puncture 274
10 Hemodynamic Monitoring 281
11 Artificial Cardiac Pacemakers 368
11-1 Emergency Application of Temporary External Chest Pacing 369
11-2 Initiating Temporary Pacing 374
11-3 Overdrive Atrial Pacing 391
11-4 Atrial Electrograms 395
11-5 Permanent Pacing: Assessing the Modes 402
12 Circulatory Assist Devices: Control Techniques 409
12-1 Intraaortic Balloon Pump Management 409
12-2 External Counterpressure with Pneumatic Antishock Garments 424
12-3 Rotating Tourniquets 429
13 Lifesaving Techniques 434
Unit III The Neurologic System
14 Temperature Regulating Devices 438
15 Traction Devices 454
16 Intracranial Pressure Monitoring 475
17 Special Neurologic Procedures 505
Unit IV The Gastrointestinal System
18 Management of Gastrointestinal Disorders 518
19 Special Procedures Used in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Gastrointestinal Problems 549
20 Stoma/Fistula Management 564
Unit V The Renal System
21 Acute Hemodialysis 579
22 Peritoneal Dialysis 609
Unit VI The Musculoskeletal System
23 Pressure-Relieving and Pressure-Reducing Devices 624
24 Immobilization Casts 644
25 Traction 662
26 Intercompartmental Pressure Monitoring 680
Unit VII The Hematologic System
27 Hematologic Management 691
Unit VIII The Integumentary System
28 Wound Management 718
29 Management of Pressure Sores 738
30 Burn Wound Management 750
Unit IX Nutritional Support
31 Total Parenteral Nutrition 771
31-1 Assisting with Insertion of a Percutaneous Central Venous Catheter 772
31-2 Insertion of a Peripheral Central Venous Catheter 782
31-3 Assisting with Exchange of a Percutaneously Place Central Venous Catheter 790
31-4 Central Venous Catheter Site Care 796
31-5 Infusion, Care, and Monitoring of a Total Parenteral Nutrition System 800
31-6 Removal of a Percutaneously Placed Central Venous Catheter 808
32 Enteral Nutrition 813
Unit X Pharmacotherapeutics
33 Infusion Devices and Techniques for Administration 835
34 Long-Term Venous Access Devices 855
Unit X Safety
35 Infection Prevention and Control in the Critical Care Unit 881
36 Electrical Safety 898
37 Radiation Safety 905
Unit XII Organ Procurement
38 Organ Donation 911
Glossary 925
Index 945
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