ISBN-10:
0135073669
ISBN-13:
9780135073667
Pub. Date:
04/22/2010
Publisher:
Pearson
Real Nursing Skills 2.0: Skills for Critical Care / Edition 2

Real Nursing Skills 2.0: Skills for Critical Care / Edition 2

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ISBN-13: 9780135073667
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 04/22/2010
Series: Real Nursing Skills 2.0 Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 9998
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Basic Code Management.

Checking the Emergency Crash Cart.

Elimination Management.

Performing a Peritoneal Dialysis.

Neurological Management.

Measuring Intracranial Pressure Monitoring (ICP).
VARIATION: Care of ventriculostomy drain.

Respiratory Management.

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 Defibrillation.

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.

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