Summary: Now in its Ninth Edition, this classic text and reference maintains its popular holistic approach to the complexities of critical care nursing. The book's comprehensive coverage begins with the psychosocial concepts of care and progresses through assessment and management of a variety of disorders. The Ninth Edition has additional full-color art and has been thoroughly updated. Highlights include new chapters on disaster management and end-of-life care; expanded coverage of evidence-
based practice, ethics, and computerized charting; new information on bariatric surgery; and discussions of pediatric considerations. This edition also includes NCLEX-style questions.
Summary: Now in its Ninth Edition, this classic text and reference maintains its popular holistic approach to the complexities of critical care nursing. The book's comprehensive coverage begins with the psychosocial concepts of care and progresses through assessment and management of a variety of disorders. The Ninth Edition has additional full-color art and has been thoroughly updated. Highlights include new chapters on disaster management and end-of-life care; expanded coverage of evidence-based practice, ethics, and computerized charting; new information on bariatric surgery; and discussions of pediatric considerations. This edition also includes NCLEX-style questions. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:9TH 09 Cover: Hardback Publisher:Lippincott-Raven Publishers Year Published: 2009 International: No
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Part I: THE CONCEPT OF HOLISM APPLIED TO CRITICAL CARE NURSING PRACTICE1: Critical Care Nursing Practice: An Integration of Caring, Competence, and Commitment to Excellence 2: The Patient's Experience with Critical Illness 3: The Family's Experience with Critical Illness 4: Patient and Family Education in Critical Care 5: Relieving Pain and Providing Comfort 6: End-of-Life Issues in Critical Care Part II: PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE ISSUES IN CRITICAL CARE7: Ethical Issues in Critical Care Nursing 8: Legal Issues in Critical Care Nursing 9: Building a Professional Practice Model for Critical Care Nursing Excellence Part III: SPECIAL POPULATIONS IN CRITICAL CARE10: The Critically Ill Pediatric Patient 11: The Critically Ill Pregnant Woman 12: The Critically Ill Older Patient 13: The Postanesthesia Patient Part IV: SPECIAL SITUATIONS IN CRITICAL CARE14: Rapid Response Teams and Transport of the Critically Ill Patient 15: Disaster Management Part V: CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM16: Anatomy and Physiology of the Cardiovascular System 17: Patient Assessment: Cardiovascular System 18: Patient Management: Cardiovascular System 19: Common Cardiovascular Disorders 20: Heart Failure 21: Acute Myocardial Infarction 22: Cardiac Surgery Part VI: RESPIRATORY SYSTEM23: Anatomy and Physiology of the Respiratory System 24: Patient Assessment: Respiratory System 25: Patient Management: Respiratory System 26: Common Respiratory Disorders 27: Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome Part VII: RENAL SYSTEM28: Anatomy and Physiology of the Renal System 29: Patient Assessment: Renal System 30: Patient Management: Renal System 31: Common Renal Disorders Part VIII: NERVOUS SYSTEM32: Anatomy and Physiology of the Nervous System 33: Patient Assessment: Nervous System 34: Patient Management: Nervous System 35: Common Neurosurgical and Neurological Disorders 36: Head Injury 37: Spinal Cord Injury Part IX: GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM38: Anatomy and Physiology of the Gastrointestinal System 39: Patient Assessment: Gastrointestinal System 40: Patient Management: Gastrointestinal System 41: Common Gastrointestinal Disorders Part X: ENDOCRINE SYSTEM42: Anatomy and Physiology of the Endocrine System 43: Patient Assessment: Endocrine System 44: Common Endocrine Disorders Part XI: HEMATOLOGICAL AND IMMUNE SYSTEMS45: Anatomy and Physiology of the Hematological and Immune Systems 46: Patient Assessment: Hematological and Immune Systems 47: Organ and Hemopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation 48: Common Immunological Disorders 49: Common Hematological Disorders Part XII: INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM50: Anatomy and Physiology of the Integumentary System 51: Patient Assessment: Integumentary System 52: Patient Management: Integumentary System 53: Burns and Common Integumentary Disorders Part XIII: MULTISYSTEM DYSFUNCTION54: Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome, and Shock 55: Trauma 56: Drug Overdose and Poisoning
Appendix 1: ACLS Guidelines
Appendix 2: Clinical Applicability Challenges: Answer Key to Study Questions, with Rationales
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