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cover image - Advanced Critical Care Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),2nd Edition
ISBN: 9780323481458
Copyright: 2018
Publication Date: 03-01-2017
Page Count: 912
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $105.99

Advanced Critical Care Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 2nd Edition

by Vicki S. Good, DNP, RN, CENP, CPPS and Peggy L. Kirkwood, MSN, RN, ACNPC, CHFN, AACC

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource - Access Card

cover image - Advanced Critical Care Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),2nd Edition
ISBN: 9780323481458
Copyright: 2018
Publication Date: 03-01-2017
Page Count: 912
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $105.99
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Awarded third place in the 2017 AJN Book of the Year Awards in the Critical Care- Emergency Nursing category. Help students effectively address life-threatening and potentially life-threatening patient conditions with Advanced Critical Care Nursing, 2nd Edition. This comprehensive, nursing-focused textbook emphasizes clinical reasoning s it helps students comprehend, analyse, synthesize, and apply advanced critical care knowledge and concepts. The book is organized by body system along with "synthesis" chapters that address patient conditions involving multiple body systems. Abundant, full-color illustrations plus case studies aid students in understanding and applying key content. Advanced Critical Care Nursing is a must-have resource dedicated to helping your students provide expert care for critically ill patients in any practice setting.

    • NEW! Updated information throughout reflects the latest evidence-based content as well as the most current national and international treatment guidelines.
    • NEW! Streamlined content places a greater focus on the need-to-know information for today’s high acuity, progressive, and critical care settings.
    • NEW! Expanded coverage of emerging and infectious diseases and multidrug-resistant infections keeps students up to date with the most current outbreaks, such as the Zika virus.
    • NEW! Additional content on alternative settings for critical care now includes the eICU and remote monitoring.
    • Body systems organization emphasizes core systems and advanced concepts.
    • Consistent chapter format features numerous illustrations, charts, and graphs in each chapter to enhance student understanding.
    • Synthesis chapters address patient conditions that involve multiple body systems — a common occurrence in critical care nursing.
    • Case studies with Decision Point questions are included at the end of all disorders chapters to give students opportunities to apply advanced critical care content to realistic scenarios.
    • Full-color design and illustrations clarify important concepts and improve the book's usability.
    • Medication tables incorporate common classifications of critical care drugs for specific disorders, including drugs, actions, and special considerations.
    • NEW! Updated information throughout reflects the latest evidence-based content as well as national and international treatment guidelines.
    • NEW! Streamlined content places a greater focus on the need-to-know information for today’s high acuity, progressive, and critical care settings.
    • NEW! Expanded coverage of emerging and infectious diseases and multidrug-resistant infections keep readers up to date with the most topical diseases, such as the Zika virus.
    • NEW! Additional content on alternative settings for critical care now includes the eICU and remote monitoring.
    • NEW! Full-color design clarifies important concepts and improve the book's usability.
  • UNIT I: INTRODUCTION 1. The Evolving Critical Care Environment

    UNIT II: CARDIAC 2. Advanced Dysrhythmias 3. Acute Coronary Syndromes 4. Heart Failure 5. Cardiac Surgery 6. Valvular Disease and Surgery 7. Vascular Emergencies 8. Heart and Lung Transplantation

    UNIT III: PULMONARY 9. Acute Respiratory Failure and Acute Lung Injury 10. Mechanical Ventilation and Weaning 11. Thoracic Surgery

    UNIT IV: NEUROLOGIC 12. Head Injury and Dysfunction 13. Cerebrovascular Disorders 14. Spinal Cord Injury 15. Special Neurologic Patient Populations

    UNIT V: GASTROINTESTINAL 16. Gastrointestinal Bleeding 17. Liver Dysfunction and Failure 18. Pancreatitis 19. The Gut in Critical Illness 20. Liver, Kidney, and/or Pancreas Transplantation

    UNIT VI: RENAL 21. Electrolyte Emergencies 22. Complex Acid-Base Disorders and Associated Electrolyte Imbalances 23. Acute Renal Failure

    UNIT VII: ENDOCRINE 24. Glycemic Control 25. Pituitary, Thyroid, and Adrenal Disorders

    UNIT VIII: HEMATOLOGIC 26. Blood Conservation / Blood Component Replacement 27. Coagulopathies

    UNIT IX: MULTISYSTEM 28. Shock and End Points of Resuscitation 29. Optimizing Hemodynamics: Strategies for Fluid and Medication Titration in Shock 30. Trauma and Mass-Casualty Competencies 31. Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome

    UNIT X: SPECIAL PATIENT POPULATIONS 32. Caring for the Immunocompromised Patient 33. Caring for the Patient in the Immediate Postoperative Period 34. Caring for the Critically Ill Pregnant Patient 35. Caring for the Pediatric Patient in an Adult Critical Care Unit 36. Caring for the Critically Ill Elderly Patient 37. Caring for the Critically Ill Patient with a Neuropsychiatric Disorder 38. Caring for the Bariatric Patient

    UNIT XI: SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS IN CRITICAL CARE 39. Pain and Sedation 40. Comorbid Conditions 41. Oncologic Emergencies 42. Chemical Dependency 43. End-of-Life Care

    Appendix A: Answers to Decision Point Questions

  • Vicki S. Good, DNP, RN, CENP, CPPS, System Director Clinical Quality/Safety, CoxHealth, Springfield, Missouri and Peggy L. Kirkwood, MSN, RN, ACNPC, CHFN, AACC, Cardiovascular and Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner, Mission Hospital, Mission Viejo, California
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