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Title Critical care nursing : a holistic approach / [edited by] Patricia Gonce Morton ... [and others]
Edition Eighth edition
Published Philadelphia, Penn. : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, [2005]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 WATERFT HEALTH  610.7361 Hud/Ccn 2005  AVAILABLE
 W'BOOL  610.7361 Hud/Ccn 2005  AVAILABLE
Description xxxii, 1376 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Contents Critical care nursing practice -- The patient's experience with critical illness -- The family's experience with critical illness -- Impact of the critical care environment on the patient -- Relieving pain and providing comfort -- Patient and family education in critical care -- Ethical issues in critical care nursing -- Legal issues in critical care nursing -- Genetic 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 -- Collaboration between the anesthesia provider and nurse -- Interfacility transport of the critically ill patient -- Anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular 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 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 -- Head 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 -- Shock, systemic inflammatory response syndrome, and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome -- Trauma -- Drug overdose and poisoning.00000000 00000000000000
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Intensive care nursing.
Holistic nursing.
Critical Care.
Holistic Nursing.
Author Morton, Patricia Gonce, 1952-
LC no. 2004018659
ISBN 0781727596
0781727596 hardback
0781756375 CD-ROM
Other Titles Student resource CD-ROM to accompany Critical care nursing