Drain's Perianesthesia Nursing: A Critical Care Approach

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  • Edition: 6th
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  • Copyright: 2012-06-01
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As the touchstone for practicing perianesthesia nurses for 25 years, PeriAnesthesia Nursing: A Critical Care Approach, 5th Edition is the only book on the market that provides comprehensive clinical content specifically tailored to perianesthesia nurses. The book integrates nursing and pharmacologic interventions with detailed pathophysiology. Focusing on research, documentation, and psychosocial considerations, PeriAnesthesia Nursing: A Critical Care Approach is your complete resource for preparation for ASPAN certification and clinical practice. Includes the latest important information on the current policies and issues in the perianesthesia nursing field, including bioterrorism, managed care implications, and legal and ethical issues. Nursing and pharmacologic interventions integrated with in-depth coverage of pathophysiology provide a more comprehensive look at disease and treatment. Detailed discussions of the many types of anesthetic agents, including regional anesthesia agents, cover the physiology of action and the appropriate nursing interventions to be anticipated in the PACU keep you fully prepared for any situation. Coverage of special considerations for patients with conditions such as malignant hyperthermia, substance abuse, sickle cell anemia, and cardiac arrest help you provide better care for patients with these conditions. Editor of the Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing and author of Practical Guide to Moderate Sedation/Analgesia, Jan Odom-Forren teams with Cecil B. Drain to provide an even deeper look into perianesthesia nursing. Five distinct and comprehensive sections -- concept overview, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, nursing care, and special considerations -- make this text 5 books in 1. Four new chapters on Infection Control in the PACU, Research, Postanesthesia Care Complications, and Care for the Intensive Care Patient in the PACU cover the latest hot topics in perianesthesia nursing. Expanded chapters now cover patient safety using simulations, blood component therapy, guidelines for patient education and discharge planning, and continuous epidurals for even more information on topics you need to know. Over 100 illustrations and vibrant two-color design portray key perianesthesia techniques and principles, plus relevant anatomy and physiology. Each chapter now includes a chapter overview, glossary of key terms with definitions, a chapter summary, and a references/bibliography section.

Table of Contents

The Postanesthesia Care Unitp. 1
Space Planning and Basic Equipment Systemsp. 1
Perianesthesia Nursing as a Specialtyp. 9
Management and Policiesp. 18
Crisis Resource Management in the PACUp. 33
Infection Prevention and Control in the PACUp. 42
The Changing Health Care System and Its Implications for the PACUp. 56
Patient Safety and Legal Issues in the PACUp. 70
Ethics in Perianesthesia Nursingp. 83
Evidence-Based Practice and Researchp. 97
Physiologic Considerations in the Pacup. 105
The Nervous Systemp. 105
The Cardiovascular Systemp. 128
The Respiratory Systemp. 150
The Renal Systemp. 184
Fluids and Electrolytesp. 194
The Endocrine Systemp. 207
The Hepatobiliary and Gastrointestinal Systemp. 214
The Integumentary Systemp. 222
The Immune Systemp. 227
Concepts in Anesthetic Agentsp. 236
Basic Principles of Pharmacologyp. 236
Inhalation Anesthesiap. 253
Nonopioid Intravenous Anestheticsp. 265
Opioid Intravenous Anestheticsp. 278
Neuromuscular Blocking Agentsp. 291
Local Anestheticsp. 311
Regional Anesthesiap. 325
Nursing Care in the Pacup. 342
Transition from the Operating Room to the PACUp. 342
Assessment and Monitoring of the Perianesthesia Patientp. 352
Batient Education and Care of the Perianesthesia Patientp. 381
Postanesthesia Care Complicationsp. 394
Assessment and Management of the Airwayp. 415
Pain Managementp. 427
Care of the Ear, Nose, Throat, Neck, and Maxillofacial Surgical Patientp. 450
Care of the Ophthalmic Surgical Patientp. 468
Care of the Thoracic Surgical Patientp. 477
Care of the Cardiac Surgical Patientp. 489
Care of the Vascular Surgical Patientp. 526
Care of the Orthopedic Surgical Patientp. 540
Care of the Neurosurgical Patientp. 554
Care of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgical Patientp. 577
Care of the Gastrointestinal, Abdominal, and Anorectal Surgical Patientp. 582
Care of the Genitourinary Surgical Patientp. 594
Care of the Obstetric and Gynecologic Surgical Patientp. 610
Care of the Breast Surgical Patientp. 620
Care of the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Patientp. 631
Care of the Obese Patient Undergoing Bariatric Surgeryp. 639
Care of the Ambulatory Surgical Patientp. 646
Care of the Laser/Laparoscopic Surgical Patientp. 660
Special Considerationsp. 674
Care of the Patient with Chronic Disordersp. 674
Care of the Pediatric Patientp. 690
Care of the Older Patientp. 711
Care of the Pregnant Patientp. 721
Care of the Substance-Using Patientp. 730
Care of the Patient with Thermal Imbalancep. 740
Care of the Shock Trauma Patientp. 751
Care of the Intensive Care Unit Patient in the PACUp. 776
Bioterrorism and Its Impact on the PACUp. 798
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in the PACUp. 807
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