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Understanding the Essentials of Critical Care Nursing

Understanding the Essentials of Critical Care Nursing

  • Author: Kathleen Perrin,Carrie Ed MacLeod
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • ISBN: 9780134146348
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 640
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This title is appropriate for all baccalaureate-level courses in critical care and advanced adult or medical surgical nursing, as well as for hospital orientation programs for beginning critical care nurses. An introduction to critical care that helps nurses deliver safe, effective care that optimizes patients' outcome Understanding the Essentials of Critical Care Nursing provides novice critical care nurses with a firm foundation so that they are able to understand the complexities of care; deliver safe, effective care; and begin their transition to expert nurses. It identifies concepts and techniques that are unique to critical care nursing and focuses on the essentials of providing care to patients with disorders that are commonly seen in critical care settings. Evidence-based practices, safety initiatives, commonly used medications, and leading technologies for providing better care are highlighted throughout the book. The Third Edition includes current recommendations for practice as well as new NCLEX�-style questions and analytical Why/Why Not features that spark critical thinking and test readers' understanding. By concentrating on the problems that the new critical care nurse is most likely to encounter, the text establishes the groundwork students need to become increasingly effective nurses capable of offering advanced care.

Understanding the Essentials of Critical Care Nursing

Understanding the Essentials of Critical Care Nursing

  • Author: Kathleen Ouimet Perrin
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • ISBN: 9780131722101
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 543
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An introduction to critical care, this book is focused on elements that are essential for the novice critical care nurse to understand. Safe practice is a recurrent theme and essential safety initiatives are in highlighted boxes with specific issues related to the content in each chapter. Included are the purpose, the rationale, and highlighted recommendations, with a Media Link for more information. NANDA Nursing Diagnoses are also suggested for the disorders and diseases presented to help the reader categorize the nursing problems that may accompany the medical diagnoses. An essential reference for the Critical Care Nurse

AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing, Second Edition

AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing, Second Edition

  • Author: Marianne Chulay,Suzanne Burns,American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
  • ISBN: 0071702725
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 569
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The authoritative, evidence-based coverage you need to safely and competently care for adult, critically ill patients and their families – or prepare for the critical care nursing certification exam Endorsed by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses and written by top clinical experts in acute care nursing, this textbook thoroughly covers all the need-to-know details on the care of adult, critically ill patients and their families. Supported by helpful tables and algorithms, the book’s practical, building-block organization starts with the basics before proceeding to more complex concepts, paralleling the blueprint for the critical care nursing CCRN certification examination. AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing is divided into four logical sections, which, taken as a whole, will give you complete understanding of this challenging area of nursing practice: The Essentials – provides fundamental information that new clinicians must understand to provide safe, competent nursing care to all critically ill patients, regardless of their underlying medical diagnosis. Pathological Conditions – covers pathologic conditions and management strategies commonly encountered in all adult critical care units. Advanced Concepts in Caring for the Critically Ill Patient – presents advanced critical care concepts or pathologic conditions that are less common or more specialized than those generally found in adult critical care units. Key Reference Information – includes reference information that you will find helpful in a clinical environment, such as normal laboratory and diagnostic values, algorithms for advanced cardiac life support, and summary tables of critical care drugs and cardiac rhythms Each chapter begins with Knowledge Competencies that can be used to gauge your progress. This edition is compatible with ECCO (Essentials of Critical Care Orientation), the online program offered by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.

AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing, Third Edition

AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing, Third Edition

  • Author: Suzanne M. Burns
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
  • ISBN: 0071825533
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 601
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Concise yet thorough guidance on how to safely and competently care for adult, critically ill patients and their families A Doody's Core Title for 2017! Endorsed by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) and written by top clinical experts in critical care nursing, this textbook covers all the must-know details on the care of adult, critically ill patients and their families. Supported by helpful tables and algorithms, the book’s practical, building-block organization starts with the basics before proceeding to more complex concepts. AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing includes essential content found in ECCO (Essentials of Critical Care Orientation, an online program offered by AACN), key information necessary to successfully prepare for CCRN certification in critical care nursing, and much more. AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing is divided into four sections: THE ESSENTIALS -- presents core information that new clinicians must understand to provide safe, competent nursing care to all critically ill patients, regardless of their underlying medical diagnoses PATHOLOGICAL CONDITIONS -- covers pathologic conditions and management strategies commonly encountered among adult critical care patients ADVANCED CONCEPTS IN CARING FOR THE CRITICALLY ILL PATIENT -- moves beyond the essentials and presents advanced critical care concepts or pathologic conditions that are less common or more specialized than expected in critical care practice KEY REFERENCE INFORMATION -- features normal laboratory and diagnostic values, algorithms for advanced cardiac life support, troubleshooting guides for hemodynamic monitoring, summary tables of critical care drugs, and cardiac rhythms and treatment guides Learning aids include Knowledge Competencies that can be used to gauge progress and "Essential Content" case studies with questions and answers to further reinforce your knowledge.

Essentials of Critical Care Nursing

Essentials of Critical Care Nursing

A Holistic Approach

  • Author: Patricia Gonce Morton,Dorrie K. Fontaine
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN: 9781609136932
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 509
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Related work: Critical care nursing / [edited by] Patricia Gonce Morton, Dorrie K. Fontaine. 9th ed. c2009.

Introduction to Critical Care Nursing6

Introduction to Critical Care Nursing6

Introduction to Critical Care Nursing

  • Author: Mary Lou Sole,Deborah G. Klein,Marthe J. Moseley
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0323088481
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 740
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Covers essential critical care concepts, technology, and procedures. This title addresses the advances in high-acuity care and emphasizes patient safety and optimum patient outcomes.

AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing, Fourth Edition

AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing, Fourth Edition

  • Author: Suzanne M. Burns,Sarah A. Delgado
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
  • ISBN: 126011676X
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 640
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Succinct, complete guidance on how to safely and competently care for adult, critically ill patients and their families – written by top clinical experts Endorsed by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), this acclaimed textbook sets the standard for critical care nursing education. Recognizing the learner’s need to assimilate foundational knowledge before attempting to master more complex critical care nursing concepts, the book features a practical building-block organization that starts with the basics and logically progresses to advanced topics. Bolstered by helpful tables and essential content cases, AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing is an essential tool for clinicians at the point of care, and those preparing for CCRN® certification in critical care nursing. AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing, Fourth Edition is presented in four sections: •The Essentials presents core information that new clinicians must understand to provide safe, competent nursing care to all critically ill patients, regardless of their underlying medical diagnoses.•Pathologic Conditions covers pathologic conditions and management strategies commonly encountered among adult critical care patients.•Advanced Concepts in Caring for the Critically Ill Patient moves beyond the essentials and includes information about specific pathologic conditions that require specialized critical care management. •Key Reference Information features normal laboratory and diagnostic values, troubleshooting guides for hemodynamic monitoring, summary tables of critical care drugs, and cardiac rhythms and treatment guides. Learning aids include Knowledge Competencies that can be used to gauge progress, Priniciples of Management to summarize key concepts and “Essential Content” case studies with questions and answers to further reinforce the learners’ knowledge.

AACN Essentials of Progressive Care Nursing, Second Edition

AACN Essentials of Progressive Care Nursing, Second Edition

  • Author: Marianne Chulay,Suzanne M. Burns
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
  • ISBN: 0071702717
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 516
  • View: 1866
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The authoritative, evidence-based coverage you need to safely and competently care for adult, critically ill patients and their families – or prepare for the critical care nursing certification exam Endorsed by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses and written by top clinical experts in acute care nursing, this textbook thoroughly covers all the need-to-know details on the care of adult, critically ill patients and their families. Supported by helpful tables and algorithms, the book’s practical, building-block organization starts with the basics before proceeding to more complex concepts, paralleling the blueprint for the critical care nursing CCRN certification examination. AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing is divided into four logical sections, which, taken as a whole, will give you complete understanding of this challenging area of nursing practice: The Essentials – provides fundamental information that new clinicians must understand to provide safe, competent nursing care to all critically ill patients, regardless of their underlying medical diagnosis. Pathological Conditions – covers pathologic conditions and management strategies commonly encountered in all adult critical care units Advanced Concepts in Caring for the Critically Ill Patient – presents advanced critical care concepts or pathologic conditions that are less common or more specialized than those generally found in adult critical care units Key Reference Information – includes reference information that you will find helpful in a clinical environment, such as normal laboratory and diagnostic values, algorithms for advanced cardiac life support, and summary tables of critical care drugs and cardiac rhythms Each chapter begins with Knowledge Competencies that can be used to gauge your progress. This edition is compatible with ECCO (Essentials of Critical Care Orientation), the online program offered by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.

Clinical Simulations for Nursing Education - Learner Volume

Clinical Simulations for Nursing Education - Learner Volume

  • Author: Marcia L Gasper,Patricia M Dillon
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis
  • ISBN: 0803632169
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 432
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Develop the critical assessment, clinical reasoning, and nursing care skills they need to deliver and practice safe and effective patient care. Each realistic, patient-care simulation focuses on a defined clinical domain, critical knowledge and skills, levels of competency, evidenced-based practice guidelines, National Patient Safety Goals, and research-based design characteristics.

Thelan's Critical Care Nursing

Thelan's Critical Care Nursing

Diagnosis and Management

  • Author: Linda Diann Urden,Kathleen M. Stacy,Mary E. Lough
  • Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
  • ISBN: 9780323014618
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 1133
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The thoroughly revised and updated edition of this classic provides a comprehensive, modern discussion of critical care nursing. Thelan's opening chapters address trends, pressing issues, and recent advances affecting the critical care student and nurse from ethics to pain management to caring for special populations. The remaining clinical units address alterations in the body's systems. Every body system unit covers Anatomy and Physiology, Clinical Assessment, Diagnostic Procedures, Disorders, and Therapeutic Management. Important updates include a new unit of prepared, detailed care plans; an updated pain management chapter; Nursing Diagnoses boxes featuring at-a-glance NANDA-approved diagnoses, and a new MERLIN website with online Study Guide and useful links for further study. (Includes a FREE online Study Guide and MERLIN website.) (PREVIOUS EDITION AVAILABLE IN SPANISH:8481745537)

AACN Certification and Core Review for High Acuity and Critical Care - E-Book

AACN Certification and Core Review for High Acuity and Critical Care - E-Book

  • Author: Lisa M. Stone,AACN
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 1437725589
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 192
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The new 6th edition of Core Review for Critical Care Nursing helps readers assess and build their knowledge of critical care nursing as they prepare for the certification exam. The book consists of three 200-question sample examinations that provide extensive practice and review key content. An in-depth rationale, complete with references, is included for each question. Written under the authority of the American Association for Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), this book is an ideal study tool to facilitate preparation for critical care nursing certification. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Based on Core Curriculum for Critical Care Nursing, 6th Edition, the review is designed to follow along with the core text. Three separate sample examinations each address the complete range of important areas in critical care nursing and challenge readers' mastery of the essential knowledge base in the specialty. Answers are provided for each question, accompanied by rationales and references, to assist readers in building their knowledge. Each examination mirrors the certification examination content, multiple-choice question format, and content distribution, giving readers realistic practice for the examination. Contains a review of the synergy model, including Professional Care and Ethical Practice. Contains a review of the AHRQ and JCAHO evidence-based practice guidelines that are incorporated in Core Curriculum for Critical Care Nursing, 6th Ed.

Critical Care Nursing

Critical Care Nursing

Diagnosis and Management

  • Author: Linda Diann Urden,Kathleen M. Stacy,Mary E. Lough
  • Publisher: Mosby
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 1206
  • View: 6138
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Focusing on critical care nursing, this full-color text provides an examination of the important aspects of critical care nursing. It is organized in ten units around alterations in body systems.

Essentials of Gerontological Nursing

Essentials of Gerontological Nursing

  • Author: Meredith Wallace, PhD, ARPN-BC
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • ISBN: 9780826120533
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 352
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Essentials of Gerontological Nursing presents the best practices needed to care for older adults. Its brief, yet comprehensive, grasp of issues in elder care is a refreshing addition to the current literature, which is more commonly focused on theory than on clinical practice. Designed primarily for students in gerontological nursing courses in BSN and graduate programs, the book provides: Essential clinical information and "best practices" needed to care for older adults Current research and new patient approaches in gerontological nursing Overviews of rarely discussed issues, such as elder abuse, cultural considerations, and restraint alternatives Clinical specifications and practical applications Content designed to fit into a one-semester course Essentials of Gerontological Nursing is everything the nursing student needs to know when caring for older adults.

Essentials of Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy - E-Book

Essentials of Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy - E-Book

  • Author: Ellen Hillegass,H. Steven Sadowsky
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 1437703836
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 784
  • View: 1866
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Based on best practices prescribed in The Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Essentials of Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy, 3rd Edition provides comprehensive coverage of anatomy and physiology, assessment, and aspects of the cardiopulmonary systems, with a focus on their interaction. The disablement model is used in describing the eight cardiopulmonary practice patterns. Expert author Ellen Hillegass also discusses pathophysiology, pharmacology, and interventions in the outpatient setting. Incorporating Guide language, her practical approach progresses logically from basic sciences through intervention, and emphasizes lifespan considerations. Material follows The Guide to Physical Therapist Practice 2nd Edition, reflecting best practices as defined by the American Physical Therapy Association. Evidence-based content is based on the latest research in the field. Case studies show the application of concepts with real-world examples. Pharmacology chapters reflect both the rehabilitation background of physical therapists and the pharmaceutical expertise of a pharmacist. A focus on wellness follows the disablement model. Information on geriatric and pediatric cardiopulmonary physical therapy is easy to apply to patient situations. Testing for both cardiac and pulmonary dysfunction is conveniently located in a single chapter. Cardiovascular medication information covers the latest drugs used in cardiopulmonary physical therapy. Information on thoracic organ transplantation simplifies and explains these complex procedures. NEW chapters cover the lymphatic system and pediatrics. Revised chapters on cardiopulmonary anatomy and physiology differentiate between information that is need to know and that is nice to know. An Evolve companion website includes medical animations to illustrate concepts, along with a glossary, glossary exercises, and reference lists from the book linked to MEDLINE abstracts.

Essentials of Oxygenation

Essentials of Oxygenation

Implication for Clinical Practice

  • Author: Thomas Ahrens,Kim Rutherford,Kimberley A. Rutherford Basham
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • ISBN: 9780867203325
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 194
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The Essentials of Nursing and Healthcare Research

The Essentials of Nursing and Healthcare Research

  • Author: Ruth Taylor
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 1446276430
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 328
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For some students, research can be a daunting and intimidating topic when beginning your degree. This lively book helps you understand why research is important, gives a straightforward account of the essential knowledge that you will need and demystifies the language and process of research. It focuses on the skills you will use throughout your degree, and how research and evidence can make a difference to the world you will encounter in practice. It outlines: · What research is · Qualitative and quantitative approaches · The practicalities of doing research · Using evidence in practice. The chapters are full of practical tools and draw on a range of student experiences, making it the perfect textbook for undergraduates. Ruth Taylor is a Professor of Nursing and Deputy Dean at Anglia Ruskin University.

Future of Advanced Registered Nursing Practice, An Issue of Nursing Clinics - E-Book

Future of Advanced Registered Nursing Practice, An Issue of Nursing Clinics - E-Book

  • Author: Robin Donohoe Dennison
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 1455744190
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 155
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This issue of Nursing Clinics, Guest Edited by Robin Dennison, DNP, MSN, CCNS, RN, will focus on Future of Advanced Nursing Practice with topics including: regulatory procedures for APNs; future of the NP role; future of CNS role; future of nurse midwife role; future of the nurse anesthetist role; impact of LACE in public health; merging roles of the psychiatric mental health CNS and NP; impact of DNP on AP roles; future of reimbursement for APNs; role of APN in EBP; genetics and APNs; APNs in medical home; and executive role of the APN.

AACN Essentials of Progressive Care Nursing, Third Edition

AACN Essentials of Progressive Care Nursing, Third Edition

  • Author: Suzanne M. Burns
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
  • ISBN: 9780071822923
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 560
  • View: 4298
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Concise yet thorough guidance on how to safely and competently care for adult progressive care patients and their families Endorsed by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) and written by top clinical experts in acute and progressive care nursing, this textbook covers all the must-know details on the care of adult progressive care patients and their families. Supported by helpful tables and algorithms, the book's practical, building-block organization starts with the basics before proceeding to more complex concepts. The AACN Essentials of Progressive Care Nursing includes essential information to successfully prepare for PCCN certification in progressive care and much more! The AACN Essentials of Progressive Care Nursing is divided into four sections: THE ESSENTIALS -- presents information that clinicians must understand to provide safe, competent nursing care to the majority of progressive care patients, regardless of their underlying medical diagnoses PATHOLOGICAL CONDITIONS -- covers pathologic conditions and management strategies commonly encountered among adult, progressive care patients ADVANCED CONCEPTS IN CARING FOR THE PROGRESSIVE CARE PATIENT -- presents advanced progressive care concepts or pathologic conditions that are less common or more specialized than expected in adult progressive care KEY REFERENCE INFORMATION -- features normal laboratory and diagnostic values; pharmacology tables; algorithms for advanced cardiac life support; and summary tables of cardiac rhythms, ECG characteristics, and treatment guides

Essentials of Cardiac Anesthesia E-Book

Essentials of Cardiac Anesthesia E-Book

A Volume in Essentials of Anesthesia and Critical Care

  • Author: Joel A. Kaplan
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 1437711030
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 768
  • View: 6416
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Authored by the same stellar editors and contributors responsible for Kaplan's Cardiac Anesthesia, this title presents today's most essential clinical knowledge in cardiac anesthesia in a practical, user-friendly format. A manageable size and affordable price makes this an ideal purchase for every clinician who would like an economical yet dependable resource in cardiac anesthesia. Provides the key cardiac anesthesia information you need to know by authorities you trust. Uses a concise, user-friendly format that helps you locate the answers you need quickly. Features key points boxes in each chapter to help you quickly access the most crucial information. Includes annotated references that guide you to the most practical additional resources. Features a portable size and clinical emphasis that facilitates and enhances bedside patient care. Contains the authoritative guidance of larger reference books without the expense.