ISBN: 9781455758685
Page Count: 1312
Imprint: Saunders
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AACN Procedure Manual for Critical Care - Elsevier eBook on Intel Education Study (Retail Access Card), 6th Edition

by AACN and Debra L. Wiegand, PhD, RN, CCRN, FAAN
Elsevier eBook on Intel Education Study - Access Card
ISBN: 9781455758685
Page Count: 1312
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $124.00
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The AACN Procedure Manual for Critical Care, 6th Edition presents procedures for the critical care environment in an illustrated, consistent, and step-by-step format. The Procedures and Patient Monitoring sections are presented in a tabular format that includes special considerations and rationales for each intervention. References have been meticulously reviewed to ensure that the most authoritative and timely standards of practice are used. Additionally, the references supporting care recommendations are identified according to the latest AACN Evidence Leveling System to ensure that you have a complete understanding of the strength of the evidence base.

    • UNIQUE! AACN-sponsored content ensures the highest standards of practice
    • Comprehensive, clear, easy-to-use format allows you to quickly find and review the exact content you need
    • Rationales provide complete information on every procedure
    • Identified AP procedures help you judge whether a procedure is in your scope of practice
    • Patient safety highlighted with new icons for patient identification and time-out Joint Commission Universal Protocols
    • CDC Standard Precautions for hand washing and applying protective clothing and equipment highlighted with new icons
    • UNIQUE! Clarity of Evidence Leveling helps you quickly grasp the strength of the evidence supporting the care recommendations
    • Reviewed and Updated References comply with the highest standards of critical care practice
    • Alphabetical procedures index inside the front cover provides easy access
    • Reader-friendly design changes make it easier to identify and utilize special features
  • UNIT I Pulmonary System

    Section One

    Airway Management: Michael W. Day

    1. Combitube Insertion and Removal AP

    2. Endotracheal Intubation (Perform) AP

    3. Endotracheal Intubation (Assist)

    4. Endotracheal Tube and Oral Care

    5. Extubation/Decannulation (Perform) AP

    6. Extubation/Decannulation (Assist)

    7. Laryngeal Mask Airway AP

    8. Emergency Cricothyroidotomy (Perform) NEW!

    9. Emergency Cricothyroidotomy (Assist) NEW!

    10. Nasopharyngeal Airway Insertion

    11. Oropharyngeal Airway Insertion

    12. Suctioning: Endotracheal or Tracheostomy Tube

    13. Tracheal Tube Cuff Care

    14. Tracheostomy Tube Care

    Section Two

    Special Pulmonary Procedures: Michael W. Day

    15. Continuous End-Tidal Carbon Dioxide Monitoring

    16. Continuous Venous Oxygen Saturation Monitoring

    17. Oxygen Saturation Monitoring by Pulse Oximetry

    18. Pronation Therapy

    Section Three

    Thoracic Cavity Management: Michael W. Day

    19. Autotransfusion

    20. Chest Tube Placement (Perform) AP

    21. Chest Tube Placement (Assist)

    22. Chest Tube Removal (Perform) AP

    23. Chest Tube Removal (Assist)

    24. Closed Chest Drainage System

    25. Needle Thoracostomy (Perform) AP

    26. Thoracentesis (Perform) AP

    27. Thoracentesis (Assist)

    Section Four

    Ventilatory Management: Michael W. Day

    28. Noninvasive Ventilation (CPAP and BiPAP Masks) NEW!

    29. Arterial-Venous Oxygen Content Difference (a-v DO2) and Oxygen Transport (Delivery) and Consumption Calculations

    30. Auto-PEEP Calculation

    31. Compliance and Resistance Measurement

    32. Manual Self-Inflating Resuscitation Bag

    33. Indices of Oxygenation

    34. Shunt Calculation

    35. Invasive Mechanical Ventilation (Through an Artificial Airway)---Volume and Pressure Modes36. Standard Weaning Criteria—Negative Inspiratory Pressure, Positive End-Expiratory Pressure, Spontaneous Tidal Volume, Vital Capacity, and Rapid Shallow Breathing Index

    37. Weaning Process

    38. Peripheral Nerve Stimulators

    UNIT II Cardiovascular System

    Section Five

    Cardiac Emergencies: Debra Wiegand

    39. Automated External Defibrillation

    40. Cardioversion

    41. Defibrillation (External)

    42. Defibrillation (Internal) AP

    43. Emergent Open Sternotomy (Perform) AP

    44. Emergent Open Sternotomy (Assist)

    45. Pericardiocentesis (Perform) AP

    46. Pericardiocentesis (Assist)

    Section Six

    Cardiac Pacemakers: Debra Wiegand

    47. Atrial Electrogram

    48. Atrial Overdrive Pacing (Perform) AP

    49. Epicardial Pacing Wire Removal AP

    50. Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator

    51. Permanent Pacemaker (Assessing Function)

    52. Temporary Transcutanous (External) Pacing

    53. Temporary Transvenous Pacemaker Insertion (Perform) AP

    54. Temporary Transvenous and Epicardial Pacing

    Section Seven

    Circulatory Assist Devices: Debra Wiegand

    55. Intraaortic Balloon Pump Management

    56. Ventricular Assist Devices

    Section Eight

    Electrocardiographic Leads and Cardiac Monitoring: Debra Wiegand

    57. Electrophysiologic Leads and Cardiac Monitoring

    58. Extra Electrocardiographic Leads: Right Precordial and Left Posterior Leads

    59. Continuous ST-Segment Monitoring

    60. Twelve-Lead Electrocardiogram

    Section Nine

    Hemodynamic Monitoring: Debra Wiegand

    61. Arterial Catheter Insertion (Perform) AP

    62. Arterial Catheter Insertion (Assist), Care and Removal

    63, Arterial Pressure-Based Cardiac Output Monitoring

    6. Blood Sampling From an Arterial Catheter

    65, Blood Sampling from a Central Venous Catheter

    66. Blood Sampling From a Pulmonary Artery Catheter

    67. Cardiac Output Measureme

  • AACN and Debra L. Wiegand, PhD, RN, CCRN, FAAN, Assistant Professor, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland;
    Staff Nurse, Surgical Cardiac Care Unit, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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