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Introduction to Critical Care Nursing

Introduction to Critical Care Nursing - 5th edition

Introduction to Critical Care Nursing - 5th edition

ISBN13: 9781416056560

ISBN10: 1416056564

Introduction to Critical Care Nursing by Mary Lou Sole - ISBN 9781416056560
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 5TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
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Introduction to Critical Care Nursing by Mary Lou Sole - ISBN 9781416056560

ISBN13: 9781416056560

ISBN10: 1416056564

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 5TH 09
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Intended for nurses who are new to critical care, INTRODUCTION TO CRITICAL CARE NURSING offers a solid foundation both in the concepts of critical care nursing and in the assessment and technical skills associated with management of critically ill patients. This purpose is reflected in the three-part organization of the text: Part I, Fundamental Concepts; Part II, Tools for the Critical Care Nurse; and Part III, Nursing Care During Critical Illness.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Overview of Critical Care Nursing
2. The Critical Care Experience
3. Ethical and Legal Issues in Critical Care Nursing
4. End-of-Life Care in the Critical Care Unit

5. Comfort and Sedation
6. Nutritional Support
7. Dysrhythmia Interpretation and Management
8. Hemodynamic Monitoring
9. Ventilatory Assistance
10. Code Management

11. Shock, Sepsis, and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome
12. Cardiovascular Alterations
13. Nervous System Alterations
14. Acute Respiratory Failure
15. Acute Renal Failure
16. Hematological and Immune Disorders
17. Gastrointestinal Alterations
18. Endocrine Alterations
19. Trauma and Surgical Management
20. Burns

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