ACCCN's Critical Care Nursing - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780729542005, 9780729583367

ACCCN's Critical Care Nursing

3rd Edition

Authors: Leanne Aitken Andrea Marshall Wendy Chaboyer
eBook ISBN: 9780729583367
Paperback ISBN: 9780729542005
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 23rd September 2015
Page Count: 1048
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Description

With each edition, ACCCN’s Critical Care Nursing has built on its highly respected reputation. Its contributors aim to encourage and challenge practising critical care nurses and students to develop world-class critical care nursing skills in order to ensure delivery of the highest quality care.

Endorsed by the Australian College of Critical Care Nurses (ACCCN), this 3rd edition presents the expertise of foremost critical care leaders and features the most recent evidence-based research and up-to-date advances in clinical practice, technology, procedures and standards. 

Expanded to reflect the universal core elements of critical care nursing practice authors, Aitken, Marshall and Chaboyer, have retained the specific information that captures the unique elements of contemporary critical care nursing in Australia, New Zealand and other similar practice environments.

Structured in three sections, ACCCN’s Critical Care Nursing, 3rd Edition addresses all aspects of critical care nursing, including patient care and organisational issues, while highlighting some of the unique and complex aspects of specialty critical care nursing practice, such as paediatric considerations, trauma management and organ donation.

Key Features

  • Presented in three sections:
    -
    Scope of Critical Care
    - Principles and Practice of Critical Care
    - Speciality Practice
  • Focus on concepts that underpin practice - essential physical, psychological, social and cultural care
  • New case studies elaborate on relevant care topics
  • Research vignettes explore a range of topics
  • Practice tips highlight areas of care particularly relevant to daily clinical practice
  •  Learning activities support knowledge, reflective learning and understanding
  • Additional case studies with answers available on evolve

Details

No. of pages:
1048
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2016
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780729583367
Paperback ISBN:
9780729542005

About the Author

Leanne Aitken

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Critical Care Nursing, School of Nursing & Midwifery & NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Nursing (NCREN), Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Griffith University; Intensive Care Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital; Professor of Nursing, School of Health Sciences, City University London, UK

Andrea Marshall

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Acute and Complex Care Nursing, School of Nursing & Midwifery & NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Nursing (NCREN) Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Griffith University Intensive Care Unit, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service

Wendy Chaboyer

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor & Director NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Nursing (NCREN), Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Griffith University; Professor, Institute of Health and Care Sciences, University of Gothenburg, Sweden