9780838510544

High Acuity Nursing: Preparing for Practice in Today's Health Care Settings

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  • ISBN13:

    9780838510544

  • ISBN10:

    083851054X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/1/1992
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Table of Contents

Contributors
Reviewers
Preface
Acknowledgments
Ventilation
Respiratory Processp. 3
Gas Exchange and Blood Gas Analysisp. 29
Mechanical Ventilationp. 49
Nursing Care of the Patient with Altered Respiratory Functionp. 79
Perfusion
Perfusionp. 107
Hemodynamic Monitoringp. 119
Cardiac Monitoring and Related Interventionsp. 141
Shock Statesp. 175
Nursing Care of the Patient with Altered Tissue Perfusionp. 197
Trauma
Trauma Assessment and Resuscitationp. 225
Wound Managementp. 253
Responsivenessp. 277
Impaired Physical Mobilityp. 299
Nursing Care of the Patient with Multiple Injuriesp. 321
Metabolism
Altered Glucose Metabolismp. 359
Nutritionp. 385
Immunocompetencep. 403
Acute Renal Failurep. 431
Fluid and Electrolyte Balancep. 457
Nursing Care of the Patient with Altered Metabolismp. 481
Psychosocial Concepts
Caring for the Critically Ill Patient: Patient, Family and Nursing Considerationsp. 507
Caring for Special Patients
Nursing Care of the Acutely Ill Obstetric Patientp. 531
Nursing Care of the Acutely Ill Pediatric Patientp. 563
Clinical Simulations
A Ventilation and Perfusion Simulationp. 613
A Trauma Simulationp. 623
A Metabolism Simulationp. 633
Indexp. 641
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