Quick Reference to Critical Care / Edition 4

Quick Reference to Critical Care / Edition 4

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by Nancy H. Diepenbrock
     
 

The fourth edition of this pocket-sized reference guide to procedures, treatments, and stabilization techniques for disorders, injuries, and patient situations commonly seen in the critical care setting is now updated for use by nursing students as well practicing critical care nurses.  Featuring new  information on new drugs, defibrillators and EECP

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Overview

The fourth edition of this pocket-sized reference guide to procedures, treatments, and stabilization techniques for disorders, injuries, and patient situations commonly seen in the critical care setting is now updated for use by nursing students as well practicing critical care nurses.  Featuring new  information on new drugs, defibrillators and EECP therapy, this useful reference offers two sections providing quick access to need-to-know information. The first section is organized by body system, with problems of each system alphabetized. The second section contains essential information on drugs, dosing, conversions, calculations, compatibilities, laboratory tests, and more.

This edition features over 200 images and tables, as well as Fast Facts and mnemonics to foster knowledge retention. Cross-references include page numbers, which provides quick access to information without the need to search the index. 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781608314645
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
03/08/2011
Edition description:
Fourth
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
242,677
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Neurologic System 1

Part 2 Cardiovascular System 67

Part 3 Pulmonary System 167

Part 4 Gastrointestinal and Urinary Systems 216

Part 5 Renal System 247

Part 6 Endocrine System 263

Part 7 Hematologic and Immune Systems 276

Part 8 Drugs, Doses, Tables 297

Past 9 Labs 340

Part 10 Imaging 360

Part 11 Miscellaneous 368

Index 395

Abbreviations Key 405

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