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Author Morton, Patricia Gonce, 1952-

Title Critical care nursing : a holistic approach / [edited by] Patricia Gonce Morton, Dorrie Fontaine
Edition Ninth edition
Published Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, [2009]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  610.7361 Hud/Ccn 2009  AVAILABLE
 WATERFT HEALTH  610.7361 Hud/Ccn 2009  AVAILABLE
Description xxxiii, 1502 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm + 1 CD-ROM
4 3/4 in
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1.Critical Care Nursing Practice: Promoting Excellence Through Caring, Competence, and Commitment -- 2.The Patient's Experience with Critical Illness -- 3.The Family's Experience with Critical Illness -- 4.Patient and Family Education in Critical Care -- 5.Relieving Pain and Providing Comfort -- 6.End-of-Life Issues in Critical Care -- 7.Ethical Issues in Critical Care Nursing -- 8.Legal Issues in Critical Care Nursing -- 9.Building a Professional Practice Model for Excellence in Critical Care Nursing -- 10.The Critically Ill Pediatric Patient -- 11.The Critically Ill Pregnant Woman -- 12.The Critically Ill Older Patient -- 13.The Postanesthesia Patient -- 14.Rapid Response Teams and Transport of the Critically Ill Patient -- 15.Disaster Management: Implications for the Critical Care Nurse -- 16.Anatomy and Physiology of the Cardiovascular System -- 17.Patient Assessment: Cardiovascular System -- 18.Patient Management: Cardiovascular System --
Contents note continued: 19.Common Cardiovascular Disorders -- 20.Heart Failure -- 21.Acute Myocardial Infarction -- 22.Cardiac Surgery -- 23.Anatomy and Physiology of the Respiratory System -- 24.Patient Assessment: Respiratory System -- 25.Patient Management: Respiratory System -- 26.Common Respiratory Disorders -- 27.Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome -- 28.Anatomy and Physiology of the Renal System -- 29.Patient Assessment: Renal System -- 30.Patient Management: Renal System -- 31.Renal Failure -- 32.Anatomy and Physiology of the Nervous System -- 33.Patient Assessment: Nervous System -- 34.Patient Management: Nervous System -- 35.Common Neurosurgical and Neurological Disorders -- 36.Traumatic Brain Injury -- 37.Spinal Cord Injury -- 38.Anatomy and Physiology of the Gastrointestinal System -- 39.Patient Assessment: Gastrointestinal System -- 40.Patient Management: Gastrointestinal System -- 41.Common Gastrointestinal Disorders --
Contents note continued: 42.Anatomy and Physiology of the Endocrine System -- 43.Patient Assessment: Endocrine System -- 44.Common Endocrine Disorders -- 45.Anatomy and Physiology of the Hematological and Immune Systems -- 46.Patient Assessment: Hematological and Immune Systems -- 47.Organ and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation -- 48.Common Immunological Disorders -- 49.Common Hematological Disorders -- 50.Anatomy and Physiology of the Integumentary System -- 51.Patient Assessment: Integumentary System -- 52.Patient Management: Integumentary System -- 53.Burns and Common Integumentary Disorders -- 54.Shock, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome -- 55.Trauma -- 56.Drug Overdose and Poisoning -- App. 1 ACLS Guidelines
Summary This text provides students with a unique body of knowledge that will prepare them for the highly specialized and complicated technical environment of critical care. Presenting both theory and principles within the context of practical application, this text will continue to serve as a valuable resource and reference after students have entered the professional nursing world
Notes CD-ROM contains student resource to accompany book
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Intensive care nursing.
Holistic nursing.
Critical Care.
Holistic Nursing.
Author Morton, Patricia Gonce, 1952-
Fontaine, Dorrie
LC no. 2008031747
ISBN 9781605475189 hardback
1605475181 hardback
9780781768290 cloth alkaline paper
Other Titles Critical care nursing : a holistic approach (Hudak : 9th ed.)