Critical Care Nursing

Diagnosis and Management

By

  • Linda Urden, DNSc, RN, CNS, NE-BC, FAAN, Professor and Coordinator, Executive Nurse Leader Graduate Program. University of San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
  • Kathleen Stacy, PhD, RN, CNS, CCRN, PCCN, CCNS, Clinical Nurse Specialist--Intermediate Care Unit, Palomar Medical Center, Escondido, CA; Adjunct Faculty Member, School of Nursing, College of Health and Human Services, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
  • Mary Lough, PhD, RN, CNS, CCRN, CNRN, CCNS, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Medical/Surgical/Neuroscience/Trauma ICU, Stanford University Hospital and Clinics, Stanford, CA; Clinical Professor, Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA

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.
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Book information

  • Published: September 2009
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-09455-9


Table of 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