Priorities In Critical Care Nursing

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Item#: 9780323531993
Edition 08
Author Urden, Et Al.
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Stay on top of the most important issues in high acuity, progressive, and critical care settings withPriorities in Critical Care Nursing, 8th Edition . Perfect for both practicing nurses and critical care nurses reviewing for CCRN® certification alike, this evidence-based textbook uses the latest, most authoritative research to help you identify patient priorities in order to safely and expertly manage patient care. Succinct coverage of all core critical care nursing topics includes medications, patient safety, patient education, problem identification, and interprofessional collaborative management. You'll learn how to integrate the technology of critical care with the physiological needs and psychosocial concerns of patients and families to provide the highest-quality care. Additionally, this new edition places a unique focus on interprofessional patient problems to help you learn to speak a consistent language of patient problems and work successfully as part of an interprofessional team.

Table of Contents
UNIT ONE: FOUNDATIONS IN CRITICAL CARE NURSING 1. Caring for the Critically Ill Patient 2. Ethical and Legal Issues 3. Patient and Family EducationUNIT TWO: COMMON PROBLEMS IN CRITICAL CARE 4. Psychosocial Alterations 5. Sleep Alterations 6. Nutritional Alterations 7. Gerontological Alterations 8. Pain and Pain Management 9. Sedation and Delirium Management 10. End-of-Life CareUNIT THREE: CARDIOVASCULAR ALTERATIONS 11. Cardiovascular Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures 12. Cardiovascular Disorders 13. Cardiovascular Therapeutic ManagementUNIT FOUR: PULMONARY ALTERATIONS 14. Pulmonary Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures 15. Pulmonary Disorders 16. Pulmonary Therapeutic ManagementUNIT FIVE: NEUROLOGICAL ALTERATIONS 17. Neurological Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures 18. Neurologic Disorders and Therapeutic ManagementUNIT SIX: KIDNEY ALTERATIONS 19. Kidney Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures 20. Kidney Disorders and Therapeutic ManagementUNIT SEVEN: GASTROINTESTINAL ALTERATIONS 21. Gastrointestinal Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures 22. Gastrointestinal Disorders and Therapeutic ManagementUNIT EIGHT: ENDOCRINE ALTERATIONS 23. Endocrine Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures 24. Endocrine Disorders and Therapeutic ManagementUNIT NINE: MULTISYSTEM ALTERATIONS 25. Trauma 26. Shock, Sepsis, and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome 27. Hematological Disorders and Oncological Emergencies Appendix A. Nursing Management Plans of Care Appendix B. Physiologic Formulas for Critical CareIndex