Critical Care Nursing: A Holistic Approach
|Author||Morton & Fontaine|
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.Prepare your students for successful critical care nursing practice!Focusing on preparing students to provide optimal care for critically ill patients and their families, this updated 11th Edition of Morton's classic text integrates the latest research in health care and nursing education, while providing clear, concise writing; outstanding photographs and illustrations; and a holistic approach to the complexities of critical care nursing. By presenting theory and principles within the context of practical application, the authors promote critical thinking and clinical decision-making in every chapter and emphasize the patient as the center of the health care team's efforts.KEY FEATURESNEW! QSEN iconssignal pertinent content within the text.Updated Spotlight on Genetics boxesinclude important genetic information and summaries of selected genetic disorders.Updated Case Studies with Critical Thinking Questionsguide students on the journey from knowledge to practical application.Updated Evidence-Based Practice boxesinclude excerpts from the latest AACN practice alerts and published research, helping readers understand the importance of research-based practice.Considerations for Older Patientsboxeshighlight the special needs of the fastest growing segment of our population.Patient Safety boxesguide safe and effective practice by alerting the critical care nurse to risk factors, signs and symptoms, side effects, and complications.Health History boxessummarize key areas to cover and relevant information that may be revealed during the health history.Collaborative Care Guidesincorporate nursing diagnoses and emphasize outcomes and interventions based on teamwork and collaboration.Online student resourcesinclude short videos, animations, review questions, and much more.Lippincott DocuCare, a web-based educational EHR simulation software, available for purchase, further supports your students' readiness for practice.