Quick Reference To Critical Care

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Item#: 9781451194265
Edition 05
Author Diepenbrock, Nancy
Cover Paperback
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Publisher's Note:Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.Sharpen your critical care skills, with the fully updatedQuick Reference to Critical Care, fifth 5th edition. This well-illustrated pocket guide covers the full range of critical care scenarios, listing each disorder, medication, test, or device alphabetically by body system. Each entry supports the latest evidence-based nursing procedures and stabilization practices, all formatted in a convenient quick-read outline. Get immediate on-the-job answers to your critical care questions, with this comprehensive quick-use guide.Get on-the-spot, critical care direction and data .../B>·NEWneurological content: Salt table on sodium imbalances, table on intercranial hypertension treatments, lumbar puncture, the Ommaya reservoir, stroke, and more·NEWcardiovascular content: cardiomyopathy, cardiac surgery, new closure devices, EKGs, endovascular embolization, intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation, shock topics, transcatheter aortic valve replacement, ventricular assist device, hypothermia, and more·NEWpulmonary content: capnography, oxyhemoglobin dissociation curve, Severe Acute Respiratory syndrome (SARS), and more·NEWGI/GU content: intra-abdominal pressure management, lab abnormalities in acute liver failure, table for calculating body mass, and more·NEWrenal content: the Quinton catheter in hemodialysis and new CDC guidelines·NEWendocrine content: metabolic syndrome·NEWhematologic content: clotting cascade and clotting factor, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), Ebola virus, AIDS treatments, plasmaphoresis, thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, and more·NEWcontent on drugs, labs, and imaging; dressing options for wound care·NEWupdated hotline phone numbers·More than 350 illustrations- Figures, algorithms, photos, drawings, and tables·Get vital information fast with the quick reference format that ICU nurses have relied on for decades:·Read-at-a-glance bulleted outline formatenables quick comprehension·Extensive cross-referencingfor additional, related information·Chapters for each body systemwith disorders and injuries listed in alpha order·Tables and chartswith vital info on medication, dosing, conversions, compatibilities, lab tests, and more·Rememberfeature notes important points to aid easy recall

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Publisher's Note:Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.The fifth edition of this pocket-sized reference guide to procedures, treatments, and stabilization techniques for disorders, injuries, and patient situations commonly seen in the critical care setting.It features extensive cross referencing to prevent discrepancy between terms. The text is “to the point and is comprised of easy-to-understand terms. The layout features bullets to highlight specific information, provides “Remember notations to emphasize important facts, and incorporates sun rhymes to help with reader retention.