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A Nurse's Survival Guide to Critical Care By Sharon L. Edwards, MSC

A Nurse's Survival Guide to Critical Care by Sharon L. Edwards, MSC

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Summary

Presents an introduction to aspects of care and management in critical care. This book contains information on patient assessment, ventilation, haemodynamic monitoring, emergencies, critical care interventions, common conditions and pharmacology, relating to critical care.

A Nurse's Survival Guide to Critical Care Summary

A Nurse's Survival Guide to Critical Care by Sharon L. Edwards, MSC

This small, pocket-sized book provides a solid introduction to aspects of care and management in critical care. The book contains not only information on patient assessment, ventilation, haemodynamic monitoring, emergencies, critical care interventions, common conditions and pharmacology, all clearly relating to critical care, but also psychological, professional practice issues, palliative care and caring for relatives. It provides the factual information needed to assist nurses in providing holistic care in the critical care environment, in an accessible format.

Table of Contents

SECTION 1 General principles of critical care 1.1 Introduction 2 1.2 Emergencies and life-threatening complications SECTION 2 Patient assessment and investigations 2.1 Identification of patient needs/problems 2.2 Assessment 2.3 Haemodynamic monitoring 2.4 Diagnostic procedures SECTION 3 Critical care interventions 3.1 Medium-technology life-support interventions 3.2 High-technology life-support interventions 3.3 Caring for a critical care patient 3.4 Intubation and ventilation 3.5 Transfer of critical care patients SECTION 4 Common conditions/reasons for admission 4.1 Principles of cellular death, injury and repair 4.2 Neurological 4.3 Endocrine disorders 4.4 Respiratory 4.5 Cardiovascular 4.6 Renal 4.7 Gastrointestinal (GIT) 4.8 Immunological 4.9 Surgery 4.10 Burns 4.11 Poisoning/overdose SECTION 5 Psychological and ethical care 5.1 Mental effects of critical care 5.2 Palliative care in critical care 5.3 Professional practice issues SECTION 6 Pharmacology 6.1 Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics 6.2 Classification of drugs used in critical care 6.3 Drug calculations 6.4 Nurse prescribing Conclusion References Further reading Appendix 1 Units of measurement Appendix 2 Normal values Appendix 3 Drug measurement and calculations Glossary Index

Additional information

GOR005910431
9780443104176
0443104174
A Nurse's Survival Guide to Critical Care by Sharon L. Edwards, MSC
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Elsevier Health Sciences
2009-09-24
476
N/A
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