ISBN: 9780721600857
Page Count: 800
Imprint: Saunders
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Critical Care Skills, 2nd Edition

by Barbara Clark Mims, RN, MSN, CCRN, Kathleen H. Toto, RN, MSN, ACNP, Laura E. Luecke, RN, BSN, CCRN, Mary K. Roberts, RN, MSN, ACNP, Jackie Brock Wilmouth, RN, MSN, CCRN and Tracy E. Tyner, RN, BSN, CEN, CCRN
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ISBN: 9780721600857
Page Count: 800
Imprint: Saunders
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The 2nd edition of Critical Care Skills builds on its solid reputation as a superior clinical handbook and bedside reference that presents techniques based on the realities of clinical practice. This manual is comprised of varying technical skills and methods detailing procedures in the following areas: pulmonary care, cardiovascular, intravenous therapy, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, wound management, special procedures, and specimen collection. Its small size and spiral binding offer easy access and transport for practicing nurses, educators, and students alike.
    • Pearls are technical tips for the user to apply to each procedure from an advanced, experienced point of view.
    • Note call-outs provide a wide array of information relative to each procedure and its value, purpose, and equipment used.
    • Caution call-outs alert the user to sensitive issues and possible adverse effects of a procedure.
    • The Cardiovascular section of the book contains 60 illustrations of waveforms and ECGs.
    • Each of the eight sections of the book contain multiple detailed illustrations of equipment and step-by-step procedures
    • Features 10 new procedures, including:
      • Noninvasive Ventilation
      • ST Segment Monitoring
      • Intra-abdominal Pressure Monitoring
      • Intracerebral Oxygen Saturation Monitoring
      • BiPAP
      • Partial Non-Rebreathing Mask
      • Tracheostomy Collar
      • Continuous Venovenous Hemofiltration Dialysis
      • Electrolyte Administration Chart
      • Baseline Assessment Chart
    • References to Parkland Memorial Hospital are minimized
  • Part I: Pulmonary
    1: Chest Tubes
    2: Endotracheal Tube
    3: Mechanical Ventilation
    4: Neuromuscular Blockade in the Ventilated Patient
    5: Noninvasive Ventilation *
    6: Oropharyngeal Airway
    7: Oxygen Delivery Devices
    8: Peripheral Nerve Stimulator
    9: Pulse Oximetry
    10: Tracheostomy Care
    Part II: Cardiovascular
    11: Arterial Pressure Monitoring
    12: Cardiac Monitoring
    13: Cardiac Output (Bolus Thermodilution Method)
    14: Central Venous Catheter
    15: Defibrillation and Synchronized Cardioversion
    16: Doppler
    17: Intra-aortic Balloon Counterpulsation
    18: Fluid Filled Monitoring Systems
    19: Pulmonary Artery Pressure Monitoring
    20: Continuous Cardiac Output and Svo2 Monitoring
    21: ST Segment Monitoring *
    22: Temporary Epicardial Pacing
    23: Temporary Transvenous Pacing
    24: Transcutaneous Pacing
    Part III: Intravenous Therapy
    25: Administration of Blood and Blood Components
    26: Administration of Albumin/Plasma Protein Fraction
    27: Dosage Calculation of Intravenous Drug Infusions
    28: Nursing Management of Intravenous Catheters
    29: Intravenous Push Medication Administration
    30: Administration of Parenteral Nutrition
    Part IV: Gastrointestinal
    31: Enteral Nutrition
    32: Nasogastric Tube
    33: Small-Bore Feeding Tube
    Part V: Musculoskeletal
    34: Cervical Immobilization
    35: Skeletal Traction
    Part VI: Wound Management
    36: Burn Wound Management
    37: Escharotomy/Fasciotomy
    38: Wound Drainage Systems
    Part VII: Special Procedures
    39: Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
    40: Epidural Analgesia
    41: Intra-abdominal Pressure Monitoring *
    42: Intracerebral Oxygen Saturation Monitoring *
    43: Intracranial Pressure Monitoring
    Part VIII: Specimen Collection
    44: Culture Specimen Collection
    45: Obtaining an Arterial Blood Gas Specimen: Radial Artery and Dorsalis Pedis Artery Puncture
    46: Obtaining Blood for Type and Crossmatch
    Appendix A Laboratory Values
    Appendix B Clinical Calculations
    Appendix C Electrolyte Administration Chart *

    * indicates new to this edition.
  • Barbara Clark Mims, RN, MSN, CCRN, Coordinator, Critical Care & Trauma Nurse Internship, Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, TX; Director, Barbara Clark Mims Associates, Lewisville, TX, Kathleen H. Toto, RN, MSN, ACNP, Coordinator, Critical Care & Trauma Nurse Internship, Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, TX, Laura E. Luecke, RN, BSN, CCRN, Instructor, Critical Care & Trauma Nurse Internship, Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, TX, Mary K. Roberts, RN, MSN, ACNP, Instructor, Critical Care & Trauma Nurse Internship, Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, TX, Jackie Brock Wilmouth, RN, MSN, CCRN, Instructor, Critical Care and Trauma Nurse Internship, Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, TX and Tracy E. Tyner, RN, BSN, CEN, CCRN, Instructor, Critical Care and Trauma Nurse Internship, Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, TX
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