ISBN: 9780323093897
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Priorities in Critical Care Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 5th 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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In this essentials version of the bestselling critical care nursing textbook (Thelan's Critical Care Nursing: Diagnosis and Management, 5th Edition), Priorities in Critical Care Nursing, 5th Edition concisely addresses all of the core critical care nursing topics and helps you identify priorities to effectively manage patient care. Priorities in Critical Care Nursing also covers ethical and legal issues, patient and family education, psychosocial alterations, sleep alterations, nutritional alterations, gerontologic considerations, and end-of-life care.
    • UNIQUE! Determining your diagnosis priorities is simple with Nursing Diagnosis Priorities boxes accompanying each medical disorder and major medical treatment discussion.
    • UNIQUE! Patient Safety Priorities boxes included in each therapeutic management chapter highlight important patient safety considerations.
    • Collaborative Management boxes guide you through management of a wide variety of disorders.
    • Full-color design and illustrations throughout give you a real-life look at critical care.
    • End-of-Life Care chapter discusses advance directives, palliative care, withdrawal of mechanical ventilation, and organ donation.
    • Hematologic and Oncologic Issues chapter in the "Multisystem Alterations" unit addresses issues related to immunosuppression oncology and hematologic oncology, including disseminated intravascular coagulation, heparin-induced thrombocytopenia, and tumor lysis syndrome.
    • Evidence-Based Collaborative Practice features summarize evidence-based recommendations for a variety of therapies.
    • Patient Education features guide you in patient education for disorders including stroke, craniotomy, and Guillain-Barré syndrome.
    • Common critical conditions are easily understandable with Concept Maps on conditions including intracranial hypertension, acute respiratory failure, acute gastrointestinal hemorrhage, myocardial infarction, acute respiratory distress syndrome, diabetes mellitus, and septic shock.
  • 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. Gerontologic Alterations

    8. Pain and Pain Management

    9. Sedation, Agitation, and Delirium Management

    10. End-of-Life Care

    Unit Three: CARDIOVASCULAR ALTERATIONS

    11. Cardiovascular Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures

    12. Cardiovascular Disorders

    13. Cardiovascular Therapeutic Management

    Unit Four: PULMONARY ALTERATIONS

    14. Pulmonary Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures

    15. Pulmonary Disorders

    16. Pulmonary Therapeutic Management

    Unit Five: NEUROLOGIC ALTERATIONS

    17. Neurologic Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures

    18. Neurologic Disorders and Therapeutic Management

    Unit Six: RENAL ALTERATIONS

    19. Renal Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures

    20. Renal Disorders and Therapeutic Management

    Unit Seven: GASTROINTESTINAL ALTERATIONS

    21. Gastrointestinal Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures

    22. Gastrointestinal Disorders and Therapeutic Management

    Unit Eight: ENDOCRINE ALTERATIONS

    23. Endocrine Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures

    24. Endocrine Disorders and Therapeutic Management

    Unit Nine: MULTISYSTEM ALTERATIONS

    25. Trauma

    26. Shock and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome

    27. Hematologic and Oncologic Issues

    Unit Ten: NURSING MANAGEMENT PLANS OF CARE

    APPENDIX
  • 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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