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Critical care nursing : monitoring and treatment for advanced nursing practice
    Booker, Kathy J.,
Publisher: Wiley Blackwell,
Pub date: 2015.
Pages: xvii, 272 p. ;
ISBN: 9780470958568
Item info: 2 copies available.
2 copies total in all locations. 
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Title: Critical care nursing : monitoring and treatment for advanced nursing practice / edited by Kathy J. Booker.
Publication info: Ames, Iowa : Wiley Blackwell, 2015.
Physical descrip: xvii, 272 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents Note: Philosophy and treatment in US critical care units -- Vital measurements and shock syndromes in critically ill adults -- Monitoring for respiratory dysfunction -- Electrocardiographic monitoring for cardiovascular dysfunction -- Hemodynamic monitoring in critical care -- Monitoring for neurologic dysfunction -- Monitoring for renal dysfunction -- Monitoring for blood glucose dysfunction in the intensive care unit -- Monitoring for hepatic and GI dysfunction -- Traumatic injuries: Special considerations -- Oncologic emergencies in critical care -- End-of-life concerns -- Monitoring for overdoses
Summary: Providing an easy-to-use reference, Critical Care Nursing outlines best practice for the assessment, monitoring and treatment of critically ill adult patients. Each chapter includes research and evidence-based strategies for treating commonly-seen conditions. Initial chapters introduce ICU set-up and operation, the rapid response team, vitals measurement and shock management strategies. Subsequent chapters, structured by organ system, focus on care relating to specific organ function and dysfunction, including the respiratory, cardiovascular, neurologic, renal and gastrointestinal systems. Key information on monitoring for overdoses, special considerations in traumatic injury and end-of-life concerns is also included. Critical Care Nursing is a comprehensive and informative resource for experienced staff nurses and advanced practice nurses working with critically ill patients on ICUs, PCUs, transitional care units and within emergency care departments.
Subject term: Critical Care
Subject term: Nursing care.
Added author: Booker, Kathy J.,
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