Critical Care Nursing Skills-CDs (2) / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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Prentice Hall's Real Nursing Skills series offers users the complete foundation for competency in performing clinical nursing skills. This is the only skills series designed to help users visualize how to perform clinical nursing skills and understanding the concepts and rationales for each skill. This series is also endorsed by INACSL - The Board of the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulations and Learning has been involved in focus groups and reviewing the videos of these skills throughout the development of this series. The volumes in this series consist of interactive CD-ROMs with comprehensive procedures and rationales demonstrated in hundreds of realistic video clips, animations, illustrations, and photographs. For each skill, users will review: Purpose
• Expected Outcomes
• and Variation (if applicable). Throughout the videos, users will experience the real-life aspects of: therapeutic communication between the nurse and the client, the client's reaction to invasive skills, and cultural, gender, and age diversity among nurses and clients. Covers over 35 critical care nursing skills-Skills sets include Crisis Management, Elimination Management, Respiratory Management, Neurological Management, and Tissue Perfusion Management on interactive CD-ROM (total 2-3 CD-ROMs). Nursing Students and Nursing Professionals.
Table of Contents
Basic Code Management.
Checking the Emergency Crash Cart.
Performing a Peritoneal Dialysis.
Measuring Intracranial Pressure Monitoring (ICP).
VARIATION: Care of ventriculostomy drain.
Assisting with Insertion and Management of Closed Chest Drain.
Changing a Disposable Chest Tube System.
Assisting with Discontinuation of a Chest Tube.
Suctioning a Mechanically Ventilated Client.
VARIATION: In-Line Suction
Setting Up and Assisting with Intubation.
Nursing Care of the Client with an Endotracheal Tube.
Checking Cuff Pressure.
Tissue Perfusion Management.
Removing a Femoral Sheath.
Performing an Allen's test.
Withdrawing arterial blood samples.
Removing an arterial line.
Performing a central line set up and insertion.
Electrode placement for ECG and cardiac monitor.
VARIATION: Three Lead Electrode Placement for ECG and Cardiac Monitoring.
Performing Cardioversion with Paddles.
Performing Automatic electric defibrillation.
Assisting with Insertion of transvenous pacing.
Performing Transcutaneous pacing.
Nurse's Role in Pulmonary Artery (PA) catheter insertion.
Setting Up, Attaching, and Performing Hemodynamic Monitoring on a Client.
Checking Cardiac output.