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Critical Care Nursing

Diagnosis and Management

Adaptable to any nursing framework, this classic resource provides clear, comprehensive coverage of every aspect of critical care nursing practice. It’s organized in nine units around alterations in body systems, with a focus on evidence-based practice, collaborative management, and patient safety. The depth and scope of this textbook make it a long-lasting value that you will rely on throughout nursing school and well into clinical practice.

Book,

Published: September 2009

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-09455-9

Contents

  • UNIT I. FOUNDATIONS OF CRITICAL CARE NURSING

    1. Critical Care Nursing Practice
    2. Ethical Issues
    3. Legal Issues
    4. Genetics in Critical Care NEW!
    5. Patient and Family Education
    6. Psychosocial Alterations
    7. Sleep Alterations and Management
    8. Nutrition Alterations and Management
    9. Pain and Pain Management
    10. Sedation, Agitation, Delirium: Assessment and Management
    11. End-of-Life Issues
    12. UNIT II. SPECIAL POPULATIONS

    13. The Pediatric Patient in the Adult Critical Care Unit
    14. High-Risk and Critical Care in Obstetric Issues
    15. Gerontologic Alterations and Management
    16. Perianesthesia Management
    17. UNIT III. CARDIOVASCULAR ALTERATIONS

    18. Cardiovascular Anatomy and Physiology
    19. Cardiovascular Clinical Assessment
    20. Cardiovascular Diagnostic Procedures
    21. Cardiovascular Disorders
    22. Cardiovascular Therapeutic Management
    23. UNIT IV. PULMONARY ALTERATIONS

    24. Pulmonary Anatomy and Physiology
    25. Pulmonary Clinical Assessment
    26. Pulmonary Diagnostic Procedures
    27. Pulmonary Disorders
    28. Pulmonary Therapeutic Management
    29. UNIT V. NEUROLOGIC ALTERATIONS

    30. Neurologic Anatomy and Physiology
    31. Neurologic Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures
    32. Neurologic Disorders and Therapeutic Management
    33. UNIT VI. RENAL ALTERATIONS

    34. Renal Anatomy and Physiology
    35. Renal Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures
    36. Renal Disorders and Therapeutic Management
    37. UNIT VII. GASTROINTESTINAL ALTERATIONS

    38. Gastronintestinal Anatomy and Physiology
    39. Gastronintestinal Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures
    40. Gastronintestinal Disorders and Therapeutic Management
    41. UNIT VIII. ENDOCRINE ALTERATIONS

    42. Endocrine Anatomy and Physiology
    43. Endocrine Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures
    44. Endocrine Disorders and Therapeutic Management
    45. UNIT IX. MULTISYSTEM ALTERATIONS

    46. Trauma
    47. Shock
    48. Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome
    49. Burns
    50. Organ Donation and Transplantation
    51. Hematologic Disorders and Oncologic Emergencies

     

      APPENDIX A: Nursing Management Plans of Care

      APPENDIX B: Physiologic Formulas for Critical Care

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