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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.

Pearson EText Understanding the Essentials of Critical Care Nursing -- Access Card

Pearson EText Understanding the Essentials of Critical Care Nursing -- Access Card

  • Author: Kathleen Perrin,Carrie Ed MacLeod
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • ISBN: 9780134873572
  • Category:
  • Page: 640
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This title is appropriate for all associate and 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' outcomes 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 3rd 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. Pearson eText offers an affordable, simple-to-use, mobile reading experience that lets instructors and students extend learning beyond class time. Students can study, highlight, and take notes in their Pearson eText on Android and iPhone mobile phones and tablets -- even when they are offline. Educators can also add their own notes and highlights directly in the eTextbook so that students see what is important for their particular course. NOTE: Pearson eText is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content. This ISBN is for the Pearson eText access card. In addition to your purchase, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson eText.

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.

Das ICU-Buch

Das ICU-Buch

Praktische Intensivmedizin

  • Author: Paul L. Marino,Götz Geldner,Tilmann Müller-Wolff
  • Publisher: "Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag"
  • ISBN: 3437170325
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 912
  • View: 3104
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Ob Weiterbildungsassistent auf der Intensivstation oder erfahrener Arzt: das ICU-Buch - Praktische Intensivmedizin macht es Ihnen leicht, die oft sehr komplexen Vorgänge bei z.T. multimorbiden Patienten zu verstehen, die richtigen Prioritäten zu setzen und begründete diagnostische und therapeutische Entscheidungen zu treffen. Das Buch spannt den Bogen von der Physiologie über gebräuchliche Arbeitstechniken bis hin zu konkreten und klinisch begründeten Behandlungskonzepten bei speziellen Erkrankungen. Detaillierte Diagnostik und differenzierte Therapie werden problemorientiert dargestellt Die Interdisziplinäre Herangehensweise wird den oft vielschichtigen Erkrankungen gerecht Neu in der 5. Auflage: Komplett überarbeitet und aktualisiert unter Betonung neu erschienener Übersichtsartikel und klinischer Leitlinien 5 zusätzliche Kapitel: Gefäßkatheter, Berufsbedingte Expositionen, Alternative Beatmungsverfahren, Pankreatitis und Leberinsuffizienz sowie Nichtmedikamentöse Toxidrome Komplett in Farbe - das macht das Buch maximal lesefreundlich „Resümee" für die Praxis am Kapitelende unterstützt Sie bei der Umsetzung im Klinikalltag 246 neue Abbildungen und 199 neue Tabellen visualisieren die Inhalte und zeigen Ihnen alles Wichtige auf einen Blick Inhalte adaptiert entsprechend deutscher und europäischer Leitlinien/Empfehlungen sowie gesetzlicher Vorgaben

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 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: 6871
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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, Fourth Edition

AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing, Fourth Edition

  • Author: Suzanne M. Burns
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
  • ISBN: 9781260116755
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 640
  • View: 5182
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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, Fourth Edition

AACN Essentials of Progressive Care Nursing, Fourth Edition

  • Author: Suzanne M. Burns
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
  • ISBN: 9781260116731
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 576
  • View: 3664
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Succinct, complete guidance on how to safely and competently care for adult progressive care 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 progressive care nursing education. Recognizing the learner’s need to assimilate foundational knowledge before attempting to master more complex progressive care nursing concepts, the book features a practical building-block organization that starts with the basics and logically moves on to advanced topics. Bolstered by helpful tables and Essential Content cases, AACN Essentials of Progressive Care Nursing, Fourth Edition is an essential tool for clinicians at the point of care, and those preparing for PCCN® certification in progressive care nursing. AACN Essentials of Progressive Care Nursing is divided into four sections: •The Essentials presents essential information that clinicians must understand to provide safe, competent nursing care to progressive care patients, regardless of their underlying medical diagnoses. •Pathologic 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 require more specialized management.•Key Reference Information features normal laboratory and diagnostic values; pharmacology tables; and summary tables of cardiac rhythms, ECG characteristics, and treatment guides. Learning aids include Knowledge Competencies to gauge progress, Principles of Management to summarize key concepts, and “Essential Content” case studies with questions and answers to further reinforce the learners’ knowledge.

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.

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.

Pflegeinterventionsklassifikation (NIC)

Pflegeinterventionsklassifikation (NIC)

  • Author: Joanne McCloskey-Dochterman,Gloria M. Bulecheck
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783456832982
  • Category:
  • Page: 1008
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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
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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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Advanced nursing practice (ANP)

Advanced nursing practice (ANP)

  • Author: Madrean Schober,Fadwa Affara
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783456845456
  • Category:
  • Page: 328
  • View: 1598
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"Advanced Nursing Practice" (ANP) beleuchtet das Thema der fortgeschrittenen Pflegepraxis und Expertise international aus der Perspektive der Praxis, Ausbildung, Regulierung, Forschung und Rollen-/Praxisentwicklung in der Pflege. Die Expertinnen des ICN zeigen warum ANP wichtig ist und wie ANP entwickelt, eingeführt, erhalten und unterstützt werden kann.

EKG auf einen Blick

EKG auf einen Blick

  • Author: John R. Hampton
  • Publisher: Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag
  • ISBN: 9783437410925
  • Category:
  • Page: 137
  • View: 8331
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EKG auf einen Blick (vorher "EKG leicht gemacht") bietet eine schnelle Einführung in die EKG-Befundung. Viele Abbildungen und knapper, prägnanter Text zeigen die Entstehung von normalem EKG sowie häufigen und wichtigen pathologischen Veränderungen und wie man sie erkennt. Wichtige Inhalte sind in Merke-Kästen hervorgehoben. Zahlreiche Beispiel- und Übungs-EKGs mit ausführlicher Befundung verdeutlichen die Inhalte und dienen zur Lernkontrolle. Übersicht der wichtigen Parameter in eigenem Kapitel.