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Author Morton, Patricia Gonce, 1952-

Title Critical care nursing : a holistic approach / [edited by] Patricia Gonce Morton, Dorrie K. Fontaine
Edition Tenth edition
Published Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, [2013]
Philadelphia, Pa. : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, [2013]


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Description xxx, 1321 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents Critical care nursing practice : promoting excellence through caring, collaboration, and evidence -- The patient's experience with critical illness -- The family's experience with critical illness -- Patient and family education in critical care -- Relieving pain and providing comfort -- Palliative care and end-of-life issues in critical care -- Ethical issues in critical care nursing -- Legal issues in critical care nursing -- Building a professional practice model for excellence in critical care nursing -- The critically ill pediatric patient -- The critically ill pregnant woman -- The critically ill older patient -- The postanesthesia patient -- Rapid response teams and transport of the critically ill patient -- Disaster management : implications for the critical care nurse -- Anatomy and physiology of the cardiovasular system -- Patient assessment : cardiovascular system -- Patient management : cardiovascular system -- Common cardiovascular disorders -- Heart failure -- Acute myocardial infarction -- Cardiac surgery -- Anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system -- Patient assessment : respiratory system -- Patient management : respiratory system -- Common respiratory disorders -- Acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome -- Anatomy and physiology of the renal system -- Patient assessment : renal system -- Patient management : renal system -- Renal failure -- Anatomy and physiology of the nervous system -- Patient assessment : nervous system -- Patient management : nervous system -- Common neurosurgical and neurological disorders -- Traumatic brain injury -- Spinal cord injury -- Anatomy and physiology of the gastrointestinal system -- Patient assessment : gastrointestinal system -- Patient management : gastrointestinal system -- Common gastrointestinal disorders -- Anatomy and physiology of the endocrine system -- Patient assessment : endocrine system -- Common endocrine disorders -- Anatomy and physiology of the hematological and immune systems -- Patient assessment : hematological and immune systems -- Organ and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation -- Common immunological disorders -- Common hematological disorders -- Anatomy and physiology of the integumentary system -- Patient assessment : integumentary system -- Patient management : integumentary system -- Burns and common integumentary disorders -- Shock, systemic inflammatory response syndrome, and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome -- Trauma -- Drug overdose and poisoning
Summary Fully revised and streamlined to include the most recent information, Critical Care Nursing: A Holistic Approach, 10e provides students with the theory and application knowledge necessary to fully prepare them for the highly specialized and complicated technical world of critical care nursing. These specially designed features assist students in providing competent adn compassionate care to critically ill patients and their families: New evidence based practice highlights focus attention on the importance of research-based practice and include significant excerpts from AACN practice alerts as well as guidelines from other irrelevant organizations; New icons to identify drug therapy tables as well as laboratory and diagnostic tables focus attention on significant information; New spotlight on genetics box, appearing in selected chapters, is key to understanding how genetic factors influence disorders; New patient safety boxes guide safe and effective practice by alerting the critical care nurse of risk factors, signs and symptoms, side effects, adn complications; Considerations for the older patient boxes highlight the special needs of the fastest growing part of our population-older patients; Health history boxes summarize key areas that should be covered adn relevant information that may be revealed during the health history; Collaborative care guides, presented in a tabular format containing outcomes and interventions, describe how the health care team works together to manage a patient's illness and minimize complications; Teaching guides help the critical care nurse to prepare and family members for procedures, assist patients and family members with understanding the illness they are dealing with, explain post-procedure or postoperative activities, or prepare a patient for discharge from the hospital; Nursing diagnoses boxes use current NANDA terminology to summarize common nursing diagnoses for particular conditions; and nursing interventions tables and boxes highlight key information for the critical care nurse
Notes Previous ed.: 2009
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Critical care medicine.
Holistic nursing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Holistic nursing.
Intensive care nursing.
Critical Care.
Holistic Nursing.
Holistic Nursing.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Author Fontaine, Dorrie K.
Morton, Patricia Gonce, 1952-
LC no. 2012010189
ISBN 1451146272