Core Curriculum for Pediatric Critical Care Nursing / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- Elsevier Health Sciences
- This is the only certification review resource for pediatric critical care.
- Endorsed by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), the largest nursing specialty association in the world.
- Case studies provide further review of selected patient problems.
- Provides thorough coverage of multisystem problems, such as multiple trauma, toxicology, septic shock, and burns.
- Disease discussions include essential pathophysiology, etiology and risk factors, signs and symptoms, nursing and collaborative management, and complications.
- Content is divided by body systems for quick reference and investigates developmental anatomy and physiology, clinical assessment, pharmacology, diagnostic tests, and therapeutic procedures.
- Includes information on the evolution of the AACN's synergy model.
- A new section on Bioterrorism and other terror threats.
- A new section on Stabilization of the Critically Ill Neonate and Child for Transport.
- A new section on infectious diseases and appropriate antibiotic treatment provides content on resistant infections such as MRSA and VRE, as well as their potential for sepsis and prevalence in the PICU.
- A new section on monitoring equipment and principles includes information on proper setup and use of monitoring equipment, and limitations of equipment.
- Incorporates the latest pediatric drug information.
- Covers conscious/deep IV sedation in the PICU.
- Includes HIPPA regulations for bedside nursing care.
- Updated case studies in the Appendix section feature accompanying questions and answers for review.
|Publisher:||Elsevier Health Sciences|
|Edition description:||Older Edition|
|Product dimensions:||7.23(w) x 10.17(h) x 1.21(d)|
Table of Contents
Developmental Physiology in Pediatric Critical Care. Psychosocial and Cognitive Development in Pediatric Critical Care. Pulmonary Dysfunction. Cardiovascular Dysfunction. Neurologic Dysfunction. Renal Dysfunction. Endocrine Dysfunction. Gastrointestinal Dysfunction. Hematologic/Oncologic/Immunologic Dysfunction. Multisystem Patient Care Problems. Management of Psychosocial Issues. Review Questions.