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Critical Care Skills - 2nd edition

by Barbara Clark Mims, Laura Luecke, Mary Roberts and Jackie Wilmouth

Critical Care Skills (ISBN10: 0721600859; ISBN13: 9780721600857)
ISBN13: 978-0721600857
ISBN10: 0721600859

Summary: The 2nd edition of Critical Care Skills builds on its solid reputation as a superior clinical handbook and bedside reference that presents techniques based on the realities of clinical practice. This manual is comprised of varying technical skills and methods detailing procedures in the following areas: pulmonary care, cardiovascular, intravenous therapy, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, wound management, special procedures, and specimen collection. Its small size ...show moreand spiral binding offer easy access and transport for practicing nurses, educators, and students alike.

Key Features

  • Pearls are technical tips for the user to apply to each procedure from an advanced, experienced point of view.
  • Note call-outs provide a wide array of information relative to each procedure and its value, purpose, and equipment used.
  • Caution call-outs alert the user to sensitive issues and possible adverse affects of a procedure.
  • The Cardiovascular section of the book contains 60 illustrations of waveforms and ECGs.
  • Each of the eight sections of the book contain multiple detailed illustrations of equipment and step-by-step procedures
New to this Edition
  • Features 10 new procedures, including:
  • Noninvasive Ventilation
  • ST Segment Monitoring
  • Intra-abdominal Pressure Monitoring
  • Intracerebral Oxygen Saturation Monitoring
  • BiPAP
  • Partial Non-Rebreathing Mask
  • Tracheostomy Collar
  • Continuous Venovenous Hemofiltration Dialysis
  • Electrolyte Administration Chart
  • Baseline Assessment Chart
  • References to Parkland Memorial Hospital are minimized
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Edition/Copyright: 2ND 04
Cover: Other Format
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
Year Published: 2004
International: No

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