9780781791953

Critical Care Nursing

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  • ISBN13:

    9780781791953

  • ISBN10:

    0781791952

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1998-01-01
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Summary

This classic text/clinical guide is equally useful to both nursing students and practicing critical care nurses. Two new units: Special Populations in Critical Care and Hematological and Immune were added to this edition and 13 new chapters provide the latest information on the most essential topics; Displays to highlight/summarize/synthesize information, including Clinical Terminology, Diagnostic Studies, Red Flag Situations, and more; Critical Thinking Challenges in every chapter; Additional Patient Care Studies and Collaborative Care Guides reflecting a multidisciplinary approach; and improved pedagogical tools including chapter outlines and learning objectives, chapter conclusions and more. A Brandon-Hill Recommended Title.

Table of Contents

PART I THE CONCEPTS OF HOLISM APPLIED TO CRITICAL CARE NURSING PRACTICE 1(68)
1 Caring and Critical Thinking Within a Holistic Framework
3(6)
2 The Patient's Experience With Critical Illness
9(12)
3 The Family's Experience With Critical Illness
21(10)
4 Impact of the Critical Care Environment on the Patient
31(10)
5 Relieving Pain and Providing Comfort
41(18)
6 Patient and Family Education in a Changing Health Care Environment
59(10)
PART II PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE ISSUES IN CRITICAL CARE 69(34)
7 Ethical Issues in Critical Care
71(12)
8 Legal Issues in Critical Care
83(10)
9 Rewards and Challenges of Critical Care Nursing
93(10)
PART III SPECIAL POPULATIONS IN CRITICAL CARE 103(56)
10 The Critically Ill Pediatric Patient
105(8)
11 The Critically Ill Pregnant Woman
113(8)
12 The Critically Ill Older Patient
121(16)
13 The Postanesthesia Patient
137(14)
14 Interfacility Transport of the Critically Ill Patient
151(8)
PART IV CRITICAL CARE NURSING: ALTERATIONS IN BODY SYSTEMS 159(792)
Unit I: Cardiovascular System 160(267)
15 Anatomy and Physiology of the Cardiovascular System
161(12)
16 Patient Assessment: Cardiovascular System
173(76)
17 Patient Management: Cardiovascular System
249(88)
18 Common Cardiovascular Disorders
337(12)
19 Heart Failure
349(18)
20 Acute Myocardial Infarction
367(26)
21 Cardiac Surgery
393(34)
Unit II: Respiratory System 427(98)
22 Anatomy and Physiology of the Respiratory System
429(14)
23 Patient Assessment: Respiratory System
443(14)
24 Patient Management: Respiratory System
457(38)
25 Common Respiratory Disorders
495(18)
26 Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome
513(12)
Unit III: Renal System 525(66)
27 Anatomy and Physiology of the Renal System
527(8)
28 Patient Assessment: Renal System
535(14)
29 Patient Management: Renal System
549(20)
30 Common Renal Disorders
569(22)
Unit IV: Nervous System 591(150)
31 Anatomy and Physiology of the Nervous System
593(20)
32 Patient Assessment: Nervous System
613(24)
33 Patient Management: Nervous System
637(28)
34 Head Injury
665(20)
35 Common Neurological Disorders
685(38)
36 Spinal Cord Injury
723(18)
Unit V: Gastrointestinal System 741(64)
37 Anatomy and Physiology of the Gastrointestinal System
743(16)
38 Patient Assessment: Gastrointestinal System
759(8)
39 Patient Management: Gastrointestinal System
767(12)
40 Common Gastrointestinal Disorders
779(26)
Unit VI: Endocrine System 805(46)
41 Anatomy and Physiology of the Endocrine System
807(16)
42 Patient Assessment: Endocrine System
823(6)
43 Common Endocrine Disorders
829(22)
Unit VII: Hematological and Immune Systems 851(100)
44 Anatomy and Physiology of the Hematological and Immune Systems
853(14)
45 Patient Assessment: Hematological and Immune Systems
867(12)
46 Organ and Hemopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
879(30)
47 Common Immunological Disorders
909(24)
48 Common Hematological Disorders
933(18)
PART V MULTISYSTEM DYSFUNCTION 951(80)
49 Hypoperfusion States
953(20)
50 Trauma
973(18)
51 Burns
991(22)
52 Drug Overdose and Poisoning
1013(18)
Appendix 1: ACLS Guidelines 1031(12)
Appendix 2: Clinical Applicability Challenges: Answer Key to Study Questions With Rationale 1043(10)
Index 1053

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