Quick Reference To Critical Care

Author: Nancy H. Diepenbrock
Editor: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1608314642
Size: 12,28 MB
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What began as a compilation of author notes from a real critical care hospital practice setting is now a pocket-sized powerhouse for critical care nurses and students! Quick Reference to Critical Care, 4th edition, provides thoroughly updated critical care content and updated cross-references with page numbers for even quicker reference and ease of use. Information is organized by body system, with each part presented alphabetically for fast, easy access. Full of fast facts, mnemonics, and over 200 images and tables!

Quick Reference To Critical Care

Author: Nancy Diepenbrock
Editor: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1496328426
Size: 15,62 MB
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The fifth edition of this pocket-sized reference guide to procedures, treatments, and stabilization techniques for disorders, injuries, and patient situations commonly seen in the critical care setting. It features extensive cross referencing to prevent discrepancy between terms. The text is “to the point” and is comprised of easy-to-understand terms. The layout features bullets to highlight specific information, provides “Remember” notations to emphasize important facts, and incorporates sun rhymes to help with reader retention.

Quick Reference To Respiratory Critical Care Nursing

Author: Nancy L. Kranzley
Editor: Aspen Pub
ISBN: 9780834202054
Size: 18,76 MB
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A valuable, easy-to-use, hands-on, crucial resource for nurses who provide care for patients with critical respiratory problemsespecially those who have artificial airways and who may be assisted by mechanical ventilation. Chapters on assessment and nursing interventions provide accurate, current information to assist the nurse in making sound clinical judgments. The specific diseases discussed are usually seen in patients in the critical care areas; however, The book will also be helpful to nurses who care for patients with respiratory disorders admitted to general medical-surgical units or extended care facilities, As well as those receiving care in the home.

Quick Reference To Critical Care

Author: Nancy H Diepenbrock, RN, Ccrn
Editor: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781469880761
Size: 12,89 MB
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The fourth edition of this pocket-sized reference guide to procedures, treatments, and stabilization techniques for disorders, injuries, and patient situations commonly seen in the critical care setting is now updated for use by nursing students as well practicing critical care nurses. Featuring new information on new drugs, defibrillators and EECP therapy, this useful reference offers two sections providing quick access to need-to-know information. The first section is organized by body system, with problems of each system alphabetized. The second section contains essential information on drugs, dosing, conversions, calculations, compatibilities, laboratory tests, and more. This edition features over 200 images and tables, as well as Fast Facts and mnemonics to foster knowledge retention. Cross-references include page numbers, which provides quick access to information without the need to search the index.

Quick Reference To Critical Care Nursing

Author: Beverly A. Means
Editor: Aspen Pub
ISBN: 9780871893543
Size: 19,21 MB
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Manual Of Critical Care Nursing

Author: Marianne Saunorus Baird
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323187927
Size: 12,25 MB
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The compact, yet comprehensive, Manual of Critical Care Nursing: Nursing Interventions and Collaborative Management, 7th Edition is your students’a go-to reference forto help you provide safe, high-quality nursing care in the clinicalcritical care settings. Written in an abbreviated outline format, this easy-to-use Manual presents essential information on more than 75 disorders and conditions, as well as concepts relevant to caring for all critically ill patients and functioning in the critical care environment. Award-winning clinical nurse specialist Marianne Baird separates the content first by body system and then by disorder, with each disorder including a brief description of pathophysiology, assessment, diagnostic testing, collaborative management, nursing diagnoses, desired outcomes, nursing interventions, and patient teaching and rehabilitation. With the latest NANDA-I nursing diagnoses and new sections on Bariatric Considerations and Caring for the Elderly, this practical manual is designed to help critical care nurses and nursing students better care for any critically ill patient. Coverage of more than 75 disorders most commonly seen in critical care units. Consistent, easy-to-use format facilitates quick reference so you can find information exactly where you expect it to be. Portable size makes it ideal for use in the unit or bedside, and is also easy to carry on campus. Research Briefs boxes present abstracts of selected research studies and emphasize the use of evidence to guide care recommendations. NANDA-approved diagnoses are marked with an icon to familiarize you with NANDA terminology. Chapters mirror a practicing nurse’s approach to patient care, making it quicker and easier to find information. Diagnostic Tests tables highlight the definition, purpose, and abnormal findings for each test. Collaborative Management tables concisely summarize relevant performance measures while incorporating the best available patient care guidelines. Safety Alert! and High Alert! icons call attention to issues important to a patient’s safety. Chapter outlines display major heads, care plans, and their respective page numbers - and provide easy access to disorders. NEW! Bariatric Considerations section added to assessment sections to help you assess, and prevent complications and improve care in, overweight and obese patients. NEW! Section on Caring for the Elderly added to assessment sections to provide you with tips and guidelines unique to elderly patients, including recognizing differences in measuring pain, providing appropriate nutritional support, improving communication, and preventing infection. NEW! Updated content throughout keeps you current in the field of critical care nursing. NEW! Geriatric icon highlights considerations relating to the care of older adults. NEW! The latest NANDA-I nursing diagnoses ensure you stay up-to-date.

Porter S Pocket Guide To Emergency And Critical Care

Author: William Porter
Editor: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763745158
Size: 19,14 MB
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Packed with vital, practical facts -- Health Professionals Rely on Porter’s Pocket Guides for Fast, Accurate Clinical Information! Porter’s Pocket Guide to Emergency & Critical Care is a quick reference for emergency and critical care nurses and other healthcare professionals containing all of the key clinical information they need at their fingertips. This pocket guide covers emergency and critical care related to cardiology, neurology and pediatrics. Key Features: ACLS guidelines Quick reference to ER and ICU nurses 52 critical medications, dosage charts for critical drips Automatically interprets ABG results Instant EKG interpretation: identify interior wall MI’s from anterior, posterior and lateral wall MIs Cover neurology, cardiology, pediatrics With nearly 500,000 copies in print, the Porter’s Pocket Guide Series is well-known in the nursing field and includes Porter’s Pocket Guide to Nursing, Porter’s Pocket Guide to Pediatrics, and Porter’s Pocket Guide to Emergency & Critical Care. Each title is a succinct portrait of the key clinical information nurses and health professionals need. Porter’s Pocket Guides have been an indispensable reference to healthcare professionals and institutions for over 15 years.

Manual Of Pediatric Critical Care

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Editor: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 9780815142300
Size: 11,75 MB
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The MANUAL OF PEDIATRIC CRITICAL CARE provides a quick reference to pertinent clinical information needed in Pediatric Intensive Care Units (PICU). Filled with the most up-to-date policies, practices, and procedures, the manual makes extensive use of illustrations, tables and boxes for quick review of essential critical care. It provides nursing interventions for the critically ill child, content on psychosocial issues and family needs, and PICU instrumentation. Authored by an international expert in pediatric critical care who has incorporated the most up to-date policies, practices, and procedures into the text. Provides manageable summaries so that clinical information needed in PICU's can be quickly referenced. Contains more than 300 illustrations, tables, and boxes to aid in quick referencing of essential critical care information. Provides anatomy and physiology reviews to ensure complete understanding. Contains up-to-date information on nursing interventions that aids in the formulation of appropriate policy and accurate decision-making. Has many updated drug tables for the most current pharmacotherapy interventions. Includes content on psychosocial issues, family needs, and PICU instrumentation to prepare the nurse for the realities of working in a pediatric critical care unit. Features a chapter on burns to assist the pediatric critical care nurse in the care of a child with severe burns. Suggested resource lists provide a practical reference supplement for more detailed conditions.

Manual Of Critical Care Nursing

Author: Marianne Saunorus Baird
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 032318779X
Size: 19,82 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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It's the ideal go-to reference for the clinical setting! Compact and easy to use,Manual of Critical Care Nursing, 6th Edition presents essential information on approximately 80 disorders and conditions, as well as concepts relevant to caring for all critically ill patients and functioning in the critical care environment. Award-winning clinical nurse specialists Marianne Baird and Sue Bethel separate the content first by body system and then by disorder, with each disorder including a brief description of pathophysiology, assessment, diagnostic testing, collaborative management, nursing diagnoses, desired outcomes, nursing interventions, and patient teaching and rehabilitation. A concise format presents the material in a way that reflects a practicing nurse's thought processes. Coverage of approximately 80 critical care conditions/disorders includes those most commonly seen in critical care units. Chapter outlines provide easy access to disorders. A portable size makes it ideal for use in the unit or bedside, and is also easy to carry on campus. Unique! Gerontology icon highlights considerations relating to the care of older adults. Unique! Research briefs in special boxes discuss selected research studies for evidence-based patient care. Unique! The latest NANDA-approved nursing diagnoses increase familiarity with NANDA terminology. Appendixes provide quick reference to information needed in the critical care setting. Revised format mirrors a practicing nurse's approach to patient care, making it easier to find information. Newly formatted care plans incorporate diagnoses, interventions, and desired outcomes in a consistent, logical organization. Patient safety alerts and high alerts call attention to issues important to a patient's safety. Unique! Diagnostic Tests tables highlight the definition, purpose, and abnormal findings for each test. Unique! Collaborative Management tables concisely summarize key points while incorporating nationally recognized guidelines. Colored tabs mark the location of each body system, making topics easier to find. Smaller trim size increases portability for use in the unit or bedside, while enhancing readability.

Critical Care Notes

Author: Janice Jones
Editor: F A Davis Company
ISBN: 9780803620841
Size: 17,71 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A DAVIS'S NOTES BOOK! Meet the challenges of the CCU! This pocket-sized quick reference is your go-to guide for the clinical information you need to care for adult patients safely and effectively. From disease process and their underlying pathology through nursing and medical management, you'll find the answers to the questions that arise everyday organized under 11 convenient tabs. Handy, write-on/wipe-off pages make it even more helpful.Describes the basic concepts applicable to a wide range of clinical situations, with cross-references where appropriate.- Uses a body system organization that encompasses 95 diseases and conditions, addressing Definition of Disease or Condition Underlying Pathophysiology Clinical Presentation Diagnostic Tests and Arrhythmia Strips (where applicable), and Management of the Clinical Condition.- Covers 26 medications specific to Critical Care.- Offers tools, a guide to abbreviations, and an index for quick reference.