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Priorities in Critical Care Nursing

Ensure you are up to date on all the common and urgent issues in the critical care unit with Priorities in Critical Care Nursing, 7th Edition! With its succinct coverage of all core critical care nursing topics, this evidence-based text is the perfect resource for both practicing nurses and nursing students alike. Using the latest, most authoritative research, this book will help you identify priorities to accurately and effectively manage patient care. Content spans the areas of medication, patient safety, patient education, nursing diagnosis, and collaborative management and much more to equip you for success in all aspects of critical care nursing. This new edition also features new case studies, new QSEN-focused call-out boxes throughout the text, a complete digital glossary, and revised chapter summaries.

Paperback, 664 Pages

Published: February 2015

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-32085-6

Contents

  • Unit One: FOUNDATIONS IN CRITICAL CARE NURSING
    1. Caring for the Critically Ill Patient
    2. Ethical and Legal Issues
    3. Patient and Family Education
    Unit Two: COMMON PROBLEMS IN CRITICAL CARE
    4. Psychosocial Alterations
    5. Sleep Alterations
    6. Nutritional Alterations
    7. Gerontological Alterations
    8. Pain and Pain Management
    9. Sedation and Delirium Management
    10. End-of-Life Care
    Unit Three: CARDIOVASCULAR ALTERATIONS
    11. Cardiovascular Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures
    12. Cardiovascular Disorders
    13. Cardiovascular Therapeutic Management
    Unit Four: PULMONARY ALTERATIONS
    14. Pulmonary Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures
    15. Pulmonary Disorders
    16. Pulmonary Therapeutic Management
    Unit Five
    NEUROLOGICAL ALTERATIONS
    17. Neurological Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures
    18. Neurologic Disorders and Therapeutic Management
    Unit Six: KIDNEY ALTERATIONS
    19. Kidney Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures
    20. Kidney Disorders and Therapeutic Management
    Unit Seven: GASTROINTESTINAL ALTERATIONS
    21. Gastrointestinal Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures
    22. Gastrointestinal Disorders and Therapeutic Management
    Unit Eight: ENDOCRINE ALTERATIONS
    23. Endocrine Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures
    24. Endocrine Disorders and Therapeutic Management
    Unit Nine: MULTISYSTEM ALTERATIONS
    25. Trauma
    26. Shock, Sepsis, and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome
    27. Hematological Disorders and Oncological Emergencies
    Appendix A. Nursing Management Plans of Care
    Appendix B. Physiologic Formulas for Critical Care

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