Key Features

  • This is the only certification review resource for pediatric critical care.
  • Endorsed by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), the largest nursing specialty association in the world.
  • Case studies provide further review of selected patient problems.
  • Provides thorough coverage of multisystem problems, such as multiple trauma, toxicology, septic shock, and burns.
  • Disease discussions include essential pathophysiology, etiology and risk factors, signs and symptoms, nursing and collaborative management, and complications.
  • Content is divided by body systems for quick reference and investigates developmental anatomy and physiology, clinical assessment, pharmacology, diagnostic tests, and therapeutic procedures.

Table of Contents

1. Caring for the Critically Ill Children and Their Families

2. Pulmonary System

3. Cardiovascular System

4. Neurologic System

5. Renal System

6. Endocrine System

7. Gastrointestinal System

8. Hematology and Immunology

9. Multisystem Issues

Multiple Trauma
Toxicology
Septic Shock
Burns
Bioterrorism NEW!
Stabilization of the Critically Ill Neonate and Child for Transport NEW!

Appendix: Case Studies

Details

No. of pages:
912
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9781416001577
Electronic ISBN:
9781455753147