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Priorities in Critical Care Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 6th Edition

by Linda D. Urden, DNSc, RN, CNS, NE-BC, FAAN, Kathleen M. Stacy, PhD, RN, CNS, CCRN, PCCN, CCNS and Mary E. Lough, PhD, RN, CCRN, CNRN, CCNS, FCCM
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ISBN: 9780323074605
Page Count: 672
Imprint: Mosby
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Priorities in Critical Care Nursing, 6th Edition is the perfect companion to any critical care course with its succinct coverage of all core critical care nursing topics. Using the latest, most authoritative research, this evidence-based resource helps you identify priorities to accurately and effectively manage patient care. Updated content spans the areas of medication, patient safety, patient education, nursing diagnosis, and collaborative management to fully prepare you for success in all aspects of critical care nursing.

    • Evidence-based approach offers the most accurate and timely patient care recommendations based on the latest and most authoritative research, meta-analyses, and systematic reviews available.
    • Patient Safety Priorities boxes in each therapeutic management chapter highlight important patient safety considerations.
    • UNIQUE! Nursing Diagnosis Priorities boxes list the most urgent potential nursing diagnoses, with a page reference to the corresponding Nursing Management Plan.
    • Nursing Management Plans provide you with a complete care plan for every Priority Diagnosis that includes the diagnosis, definition, defining characteristics, outcome criteria, nursing interventions, and rationales.
    • Evidence-Based Collaborative Practice boxes summarize evidence-based recommendations for a variety of therapies.
    • Collaborative Management boxes guide you through the management of a wide variety of disorders.
    • Patient Education boxes list the concepts that must be taught to the patient and the family before discharge from the ICU.
    • Concept maps help you understand common critical health conditions, including acute coronary syndrome, acute renal failure, ischemic stroke, and shock.
    • NEW! Case studies with critical thinking questions test your understanding of key concepts and their practical applications.
    • NEW! Priority Medication boxes give you a foundation in the pharmacology used most in critical care.
    • UPDATED! New information on the management of the alcoholic patient and disorders resulting from alcoholism is added to chapter nine.
  • UNIT ONE: FOUNDATIONS OF CRITICAL CARE NURSING PRACTICE

    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, Delirium, and Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome: Assessment and 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: NEUROLOGIC ALTERATIONS

    17. Neurological Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures

    18. Neurological Disorders and Therapeutic Management

    UNIT SIX: RENAL ALTERATIONS

    19. Renal Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures

    20. Renal 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

    APPENDIXES

    A. Nursing Management Plans of Care

    B. Physiological Formulas for Critical Care

  • Linda D. Urden, DNSc, RN, CNS, NE-BC, FAAN, Professor and Director, Master’s, Healthcare Informatics and International Nursing Programs, Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science, Beyster Institute for Nursing Research, Advanced Practice and Simulation, University of San Diego, San Diego, California, Kathleen M. Stacy, PhD, RN, CNS, CCRN, PCCN, CCNS, Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist, Clinical Associate Professor, Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science, Beyster Institute for Nursing Research, Advanced Practice and Simulation, University of San Diego, San Diego, California and Mary E. Lough, PhD, RN, CCRN, CNRN, CCNS, FCCM, Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist, Stanford Health Care, Clinical Assistant Professor, Stanford University, Stanford, California
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