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Nursing Care of the Critically Ill Child

Now completely up to date to meet the needs of today's pediatric nurses, Mary Fran Hazinski's Nursing Care of the Critically Ill Child, 3rd Edition, remains the foundational text of pediatric critical care nursing. Known for its outstanding organization and clear descriptions, this comprehensive reference details the unique care required for critically ill children with thorough discussions of physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, collaborative management, and nursing management. Ten new chapters, new advanced practice content, and new nurse contributors and reviewers ensure that this classic text continues to be the essential resource for the care of critically ill children.

Audience
Critical Care and Pediatric Nurses

Hardbound, 1168 Pages

Published: May 2012

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-02040-4

Contents

    1. Children Are Different
    2. Psychological Aspects of Pediatric Critical Care 
    3. Care of the Child with Life-Limiting Conditions and the Child's Family in the Pediatric Critical Care Unit
    4. Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics NEW!
    5. Analgesia, Sedation, and Neuromuscular Blockade
    6. Shock, Cardiac Arrest, and Resuscitation NEW!
    7. Mechanical Support of Cardiopulmonary Function: Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation, Ventricular Assist Devices, and the Intraaortic Balloon Pump Fluids NEW!
    8. Cardiovascular Disorders
    9. Pulmonary Disorders
    10. Chest X-Ray Interpretation
    11. Neurologic Disorders
    12. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Endocrine Problems NEW!
    13. Renal Disorders
    14. Gastrointestinal and Nutritional Disorders
    15. Hematologic and Oncologic Emergencies Requiring Critical Care
    16. Immunology and Infectious Disorders NEW!
    17. Overview of Solid Organ Transplantation NEW!
    18. Toxicology and Poisonings NEW!
    19. Pediatric Trauma
    20. Care of the Child with Burns
    21. Bioinstrumentation: Principles and Techniques
    22. Fundamentals of Patient Safety and Quality Improvement NEW!
    23. Clinical Informatics NEW!
    24. Ethical Issues in Pediatric Critical Care NEW!

    Appendices

      A. Continuous Infusion Dose Charts ("Drip Charts")

        B. Conversion Factors to Systeme International (SI) Units

          C. Pediatric Weight Conversions

          D. Conversion of Fahrenheit Temperatures to Celsius

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