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ISBN: 9780323100359
Page Count: 1232
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $97.95

Critical Care Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 7th 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, FAAN

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

ISBN: 9780323100359
Page Count: 1232
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $97.95
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Praised for its comprehensive coverage and clear organization, Critical Care Nursing: Diagnosis and Management, 7th Edition is the go-to critical care nursing text for students of all levels to carry into the critical care unit. Nine sections highlight the alterations seen in critical care and make it easy for students to understand the unique challenges of critical care nursing. An abundance of learning tools such as Patient Safety Alerts, Evidence-Based Practice boxes, NIC interventions, case studies, Pharmacologic Management boxes, and more develop students’ critical thinking skills and help them quickly reference vital information.

    • Consistent organization within each body-system unit allows you to use this book as a one-stop resource for your critical care nursing education, as well as a reference for the relevant assessment techniques, lab values, and patient management principles needed by practicing nurses.
    • Evidence-Based Practice boxes reinforce practice guidelines for both collaborative and nursing care.
    • Case studies in each chapter help you internalize and apply chapter content to clinical situations.
    • Pharmacologic Management tables offer quick summaries of the drugs most often used in critical care.
    • Patient Safety Alerts provide key information for special safety issues to keep safety in the forefront of your mind.
    • Nursing Management Plans of Care appendix provides detailed, clinically-relevant care plans tied to 35 different NANDA nursing diagnoses.
    • Highlighted QSEN content makes it easy to identify QSEN competencies as they relate to critical care nursing.
    • Internet Resources box provides a list of key websites from leading organizations in critical care.
    • Combined chapter on shock, sepsis and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome makes understanding similar physiologic processes easier.
    • Chapter summaries provide quick study guides by organizing key information in the chapter.
    • New! 6-second, standard ECG strips help you learn to identify wave forms and accurately reflect what you’ll use in practice.
    • New equipment information and photos accurately depicts what you’ll encounter in a modern critical care unit.
  • Unit 1: Foundations of Critical Care Nursing

    1. Critical Care Nursing Practice

    2. Ethical Issues

    3. Legal Issues

    4. Genetics and Genomics in Critical Care

    5. Patient and Family Education

    6. Psychosocial and Spiritual Alterations and Management

    7. Sleep Alterations and Management

    8. Nutrition Alterations and Management

    9. Pain and Pain Management

    10. Sedation and Delirium Management

    11. End-of-Life Issues

    Unit 2: Cardiovascular Alterations

    12. Cardiovascular Anatomy and Physiology

    13. Cardiovascular Clinical Assessment

    14. Cardiovascular Diagnostic Procedures

    15. Cardiovascular Disorders

    16. Cardiovascular Therapeutic Management

    Unit 3: Pulmonary Alterations

    17. Pulmonary Anatomy and Physiology

    18. Pulmonary Clinical Assessment

    19. Pulmonary Diagnostic Procedures

    20. Pulmonary Disorders

    21. Pulmonary Therapeutic Management

    Unit 4: Neurologic Alterations

    22. Neurologic Anatomy and Physiology

    23. Neurologic Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures

    24. Neurologic Disorders and Therapeutic Management

    Unit 5: Kidney Alterations

    25. Kidney Anatomy and Physiology

    26. Kidney Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures

    27. Kidney Disorders and Therapeutic Management

    Unit 6: Gastrointestinal Alterations

    28. Gastrointestinal Anatomy and Physiology

    29. Gastrointestinal Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures

    30. Gastrointestinal Disorders and Therapeutic Management

    Unit 7: Endocrine Alterations

    31. Endocrine Anatomy and Physiology

    32. Endocrine Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures

    33. Endocrine Disorders and Therapeutic Management

    Unit 8: Multisystem Alterations

    34. Trauma

    35. Shock, Sepsis, and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome

    36. Burns

    37. Organ Donation and Transplantation

    38. Hematologic and Oncologic Emergencies

    Unit 9: Special Populations

    39. The Obstetric Patient

    40. The Pediatric Patient

    41. The Older Adult Patient

    42. The Perianesthesia Patient

    Appendix A: Nursing Management Plans

    Appendix B: Physiologic 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, FAAN, Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist, Stanford Health Care, Clinical Assistant Professor, Stanford University, Stanford, California
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