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cover image - Critical Care Nursing,5th Edition
ISBN: 9780729544467
Page Count: 1136
Imprint: Elsevier
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Critical Care Nursing, 5th Edition

by Leanne Aitken, RN, PhD, GCertMgt, GDipScMed(ClinEpi), GCertAcadPrac, BHSc(Nurs)Hons, FACCCN, FACN, FAAN, Life Member – ACCCN, Andrea Marshall, RN, PhD, MN(Research), Grad Cert Ed Studies (Higher Ed), BN, IC Cert, FACCCN, FACN, Life Member – ACCCN and Thomas Buckley, RN, PhD, GradCertHPol, MN(Research), BSc(Health)Hons, Cert(ICU), Member ACCCN

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The internationally acclaimed text Critical Care Nursing is designed to support undergraduate and postgraduate students and critical care nurses in practice to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver high quality patient care to contribute to improved patient outcomes.

The fifth edition has been fully updated with the latest evidence, resources and tools designed to help you master a range of competencies, from patient monitoring to delivering multidimensional interventions, using complex lifesaving equipment, and managing the deteriorating patient. There is a focus on the scope and principles of practice, quality and safety standards, ethical considerations, and increased support for nurses.

Highly regarded by clinicians and students around the world, this book will encourage and challenge you to develop world-class practice and ensure the delivery of the higest quality care.
    • Latest research, technologies and care considerations collated by an internationally respected team of editors and contributors
    • Case studies, research vignettes and learning activities to support further learning
    • Practice tips, case studies and learning activities link theory to practice
    • Endorsed by the Australian College of Critical Care Nurses (ACCCN), the peak professional organisation representing critical care nurses in Australia
    • Accompanying adaptive quizzing to support students with assessment preparation
    Instructor resources on Evolve:
    • Case Study suggested responses
    • Learning Activity suggested responses
    • Additional Case Study answers
    • Image, Table, Box collection
    Student and Instructor resources on Evolve:
    • Additional Case Studies
    • Fully updated with the most recent research, data, procedures and guidelines from expert international critical care nursing clinicians and academics
    • Increased focus on pandemic-related considerations, including COVID-19, woven throughout all chapters
  • SECTION 1: SCOPE OF CRITICAL CARE

    1. Scope of critical care practice (p.3)
    2. Systems and resources (p.18)
    3. Quality and safety (p.47)
    4. Ethical issues in critical care (p.78)

    SECTION 2: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF CRITICAL CARE

    5. Essential nursing care of the critically ill patient (p.105)
    6. Patient comfort and psychological care (p.147)
    7. Family and cultural care of the critically ill patient (p.180)
    8. Recovery and rehabilitation (p.217)
    9. Cardiovascular assessment and monitoring (p.249)
    10. Cardiovascular alterations and management (p.288)
    11. Cardiac rhythm assessment and management (p.332)
    12. Cardiac surgery and transplantation (p.391)
    13. Respiratory assessment and monitoring (p. 439)
    14. Respiratory alterations and management (p.477)
    15. Ventilation and oxygenation management (p.521)
    16. Neurological assessment and monitoring (p.567)
    17. Neurological alterations and management (p.605)
    18. Support of renal function (p.644)
    19. Nutrition assessment and therapeutic management (p.681)
    20. Gastrointestinal, metabolic and liver alterations (p.715)
    21. Pathophysiology and management of shock (p.759)
    22. Multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (p.801)

    SECTION 3: SPECIALTY PRACTICE

    23. Emergency presentations (p.827)
    24. Trauma management (p.883)
    25. Resucitation (p.926)
    26. Postanesthesia recovery (p.953)
    27. Paediatric considerations in critical care (p.983)
    28. Pregnancy and postpartum considerations (p.1024)
    29. Organ donation and transplantation (p.1072)
  • Leanne Aitken, RN, PhD, GCertMgt, GDipScMed(ClinEpi), GCertAcadPrac, BHSc(Nurs)Hons, FACCCN, FACN, FAAN, Life Member – ACCCN, Professor of Critical Care, School of Health Sciences, City, University of London, UK ; Professor of Critical Care Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, and Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Griffith University, Qld, Australia, Andrea Marshall, RN, PhD, MN(Research), Grad Cert Ed Studies (Higher Ed), BN, IC Cert, FACCCN, FACN, Life Member – ACCCN, Professor of Intensive Care Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery and Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Griffith University, QLD, Australia and Thomas Buckley, RN, PhD, GradCertHPol, MN(Research), BSc(Health)Hons, Cert(ICU), Member ACCCN, Associate Professor Acute and Critical Care Nursing, and Deputy Head of School, Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Sydney, Australia

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