9780323024815

Priorities in Critical Care Nursing

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  • ISBN13:

    9780323024815

  • ISBN10:

    0323024815

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-10-27
  • Publisher: ELSEVIE

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Priorities in Critical Care Nursing succinctly addresses all the topics crucial to students or beginning critical care nurses. Designed for 9-13 week critical care classes, this new edition prepares readers to integrate the technology of critical care with psychosocial concerns in order to provide high-quality nursing care. Discussions of medical and nursing management are evidence-based wherever possible, incorporating the most recent references. Covering everything from the foundations of critical care nursing practice to nursing management, the text helps readers easily identify essential information with the help of special callout boxes. Each nursing management plan incorporates nursing diagnosis, etiologic or related factors, clinical manifestations, and interventions with rationales, all liberally cross-referenced throughout the book. Instructor resources are available; please contact your Elsevier sales representative for details. Organized into four units: Foundations, Common Problems, Body Systems, and Nursing Management Plans of Care. Features Nursing Diagnosis Priorities Boxes. Diagnostic Tables accompany each diagnostic procedure discussion. Includes average length of stay (LOS) for each disorder. Unique! Includes Collaborative Management Priorities boxes in nursing management sections. Web-active review questions for each chapter focus on key concepts and nursing priorities. Features separate chapter on sedation (Chapter 9). Contains end-of-life content in the legal/ethical chapter as well as in each nursing management section. Boxes on the neutropenic patient, the immunocompromised patient, smallpox, and anthrax appear in appropriate sections of the text. Features information on safe medical devices act and safety initiatives in the legal/ethical chapter as well as new boxes on patient safety priorities in each therapeutic management chapter.

Table of Contents

Unit One FOUNDATIONS OF CRITICAL CARE NURSING PRACTICE
1 Caring for the Critically III Patient,
3(8)
Linda D. Urden
2 Ethical and Legal Issues,
11(12)
Linda D. Urden
3 Patient and Family Education,
23(10)
Kim Blount
Unit Two COMMON PROBLEMS 1N CRITICAL CARE
4 Psychosocial Alterations,
33(10)
Ruth N. Grendell
5 Sleep Alterations,
43(8)
Sheila Cox Sullivan, Kathy C. Richards
6 Nutritional Alterations,
51(14)
Mary Courtney Moore
7 Gerontologic Alterations,
65(14)
Barbara J. Draude
8 Pain Management,
79(14)
Lynne Jett
9 Sedation Assessment and Management,
93(12)
Mary E. Lough
Unit Three CARDIOVASCULAR ALTERATIONS
10 Cardiovascular Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures,
105(48)
Mary E. Lough
11 Cardiovascular Disorders,
153(28)
Mary E. Lough
12 Cardiovascular Therapeutic Management,
181(32)
Joni Dirks
Unit Four PULMONARY ALTERATIONS
13 Pulmonary Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures,
213(14)
Kathleen M. Stacy, Jeanne M. Maiden
14 Pulmonary Disorders,
227(26)
Kathleen M. Stacy
15 Pulmonary Therapeutic Management,
253(22)
Kathleen M. Stacy
Unit Five NEUROLOGIC ALTERATIONS
16 Neurologic Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures,
275(14)
Beverly Carlson
17 Neurologic Disorders,
289(22)
Beverly Carlson
18 Neurologic Therapeutic Management,
311(12)
Kathleen A. Mendez
Unit Six RENAL ALTERATIONS
19 Renal Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures,
323(10)
Mary Schira
20 Renal Disorders and Therapeutic Management,
333(24)
Judith K. G1ann Mitchell
Unit Seven GASTROINTESTINAL ALTERATIONS
21 Gastrointestinal Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures,
357(10)
Kathleen M. Stacy
22 Gastrointestinal Disorders and Therapeutic Management,
367(18)
Kathleen M. Stacy
Unit Eight ENDOCRINE ALTERATIONS
23 Endocrine Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures,
385(6)
Joann M. Clark
24 Endocrine Disorders and Therapeutic Management,
391(28)
Joann M. Clark
Unit Nine MULTISYSTEM ALTERATIONS
25 Trauma,
419(20)
Karen L. Johnson
26 Shock and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome,
439(30)
Kathleen M. Stacy, Lorraine Fitzsimmons
Unit Ten NURSING MANAGEMENT PLANS OF CARE
Activity Intolerance,
469(1)
Acute Confusion,
469(4)
Acute Pain,
473(2)
Anxiety,
475(1)
Autonomic Dysreflexia,
476(1)
Compromised Family Coping,
477(1)
Decreased Cardiac output,
478(3)
Decreased Intracranial Adaptive Capacity,
481(1)
Deficient Fluid Volume,
482(1)
Deficient Knowledge,
483(1)
Disturbed Body Image,
484(2)
Disturbed Sleep Pattern,
486(1)
Dysfunctional Ventilatory Weaning Response,
486(2)
Excess Fluid Volume,
488(1)
Hyperthermia,
489(1)
Hypothermia,
489(1)
Imbalanced Nutrition: Less than Body Requirements,
490(1)
Impaired Gas Exchange,
491(1)
Impaired Spontaneous Ventilation,
492(1)
Impaired Swallowing,
492(1)
Impaired Verbal Communication,
493(2)
Ineffective Airway Clearance,
495(1)
Ineffective Breathing Pattern,
496(1)
Ineffective Cardiopulmonary Tissue Perfusion,
497(1)
Ineffective Cerebral Tissue Perfusion,
497(1)
Ineffective Coping,
498(2)
Ineffective Peripheral Tissue Perfusion,
500(1)
Ineffective Renal Tissue Perfusion,
500(1)
Powerlessness,
501(1)
Risk for Aspiration,
502(1)
Risk for Infection,
503(1)
Situational Low Self-Esteem,
504(1)
Unilateral Neglect,
505(2)
APPENDIX
Physiologic Formulas for Critical Care,
507

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