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Introduction to critical care nursing / editors Mary Lou Sole, Deborah G. Klein, Marthe J. Moseley.

Other author/creatorSole, Mary Lou, editor.
Other author/creatorKlein, Deborah G., editor.
Other author/creatorMoseley, Marthe J., editor.
Format Book and Print
Edition8th edition.
Publication Info St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier, [2021]
Copyright Notice ©2021
Descriptionxv, 646 pages : colored illustrations ; 28 cm
Variant title Critical care nursing
Contents Part I. Fundamental concepts -- Chapter 1. Overview of critical care nursing -- Chapter 2. Patient and family response to the critical care experience -- Chapter 3. Ethical and legal issues in critical care nursing -- Chapter 4. Palliative and end-of-life care -- Chapter 5. Organ donation -- Chapter 6. Comfort and sedation -- Part II. Tools for the critical care nurse -- Chapter 7. Nutritional therapy -- Chapter 8. Dysrhythmia interpretation and management -- Chapter 9. Hemodynamic monitoring -- Chapter 10. Ventilatory assistance -- Chapter 11. Rapid response teams and code management -- Part III. Nursing care during critical illness -- Chapter 12. Shock, sepsis, and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome -- Chapter 13. Cardiovascular alterations -- Chapter 14. Nervous system alterations -- Chapter 15. Acute respiratory failure -- Chapter 16. Acute kidney injury -- Chapter 17. Hematological and immune disorders -- Chapter 18. Gastrointestinal alterations -- Chapter 19. Endocrine alterations -- Chapter 20. Trauma and surgical management -- Chapter 21. Burns -- Answer key.
Abstract "Start here to master the concepts, technology, and procedures of critical care nursing! Introduction to Critical Care Nursing, 8th Edition prepares you to provide safe, effective, patient-centered care in a variety of high-acuity, progressive, and critical care settings. Evidence-based coverage includes realistic case studies and incorporates the latest advances in critical care. Disorders are conveniently organized by body system or special situation, and nursing management chapters include quick-reference nursing care plans. This clear, concise textbook will help you develop the knowledge and clinical reasoning skills needed for success in today's highly complex critical care environments. Key features include : Critical Reasoning Activities are included throughout the text, promoting development of clinical nursing judgment to help you prepare for the Next-Generation NCLEX-RN® Exam ; emphasis on QSEN competencies enables you to gain the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to provide safe, high-quality health care in a variety of high acuity, progressive, and critical care settings ; Evidence-Based Practice boxes illustrate how research evidence is used to address problems in patient care and includes nursing implications plus AACN's new system for Levels of Evidence: A, B, C, D, E, and M ; Universal Collaborative Plan of Care for the Critically Ill Patient addresses key aspects of collaborative/interprofessional care that apply to virtually all critically ill patients ; individual Plans of Care prepare you for clinical practice by describing patient problems, patient outcomes, and nursing assessments and interventions with rationales ; case studies challenge you to apply concepts to the real world, testing your clinical nursing judgment by asking questions about patient-specific cases with lab results ; Clinical Alerts highlight potential problems and concerns to improve patient safety and clinical care ; Laboratory Alerts emphasize the importance of laboratory test results to critical care nursing ; medication tables show the actions/usages, indications, dosages/routes, side effects, and nursing implications of medications commonly used in critical care settings ; coverage of cardiac assistive devices includes the ECMO device for extracorporeal life support, as well as other small, portable, bedside cardiac-assistive devices ; hemodynamic monitoring content now emphasizes the noninvasive methods of hemodynamic monitoring that are becoming more prominent ; coverage of infection control addresses the QSEN safety competency and helps provide patient protection against the growing threat of drug-resistant infections ; nearly 300 full-color photographs and drawings visually clarify key concepts and equipment for better understanding of today's complex critical care environment. "--taken from publisher's description.
General noteRevised edition of: Introduction to critical care nursing / [edited by] Mary Lou Sole, Deborah G. Klein, Marthe J. Moseley. 7th edition. [2017].
General noteSpecial features: Case studies -- Clinical alerts -- Critical reasoning activities -- Evidence-based practice boxes -- Genetics boxes -- Lifespan considerations -- Pharmacology boxes -- Plans of care -- QSEN Exemplars -- Transplant considerations.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN9780323641937 paperback
ISBN0323641938 paperback

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