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Critical care nursing : a holistic approach

Author: Patricia Gonce Morton; Dorrie K Fontaine
Publisher: Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 10th edView all editions and formats
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Fully revised and streamlined to include the most recent information, Critical Care Nursing: A Holistic Approach, 10e provides students with the theory and application knowledge necessary to fully prepare them for the highly specialized and complicated technical world of critical care nursing. These specially designed features assist students in providing competent adn compassionate care to critically ill patients  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Gonce Morton; Dorrie K Fontaine
ISBN: 9781609137496 1609137493 9781451146271 1451146272
OCLC Number: 780228891
Description: xxx, 1321 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Critical care nursing practice : promoting excellence through caring, collaboration, and evidence --
The patient's experience with critical illness --
The family's experience with critical illness --
Patient and family education in critical care --
Relieving pain and providing comfort --
Palliative care and end-of-life issues in critical care --
Ethical issues in critical care nursing --
Legal issues in critical care nursing --
Building a professional practice model for excellence in critical care nursing --
The critically ill pediatric patient --
The critically ill pregnant woman --
The critically ill older patient --
The postanesthesia patient --
Rapid response teams and transport of the critically ill patient --
Disaster management : implications for the critical care nurse --
Anatomy and physiology of the cardiovasular system --
Patient assessment : cardiovascular system --
Patient management : cardiovascular system --
Common cardiovascular disorders --
Heart failure --
Acute myocardial infarction --
Cardiac surgery --
Anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system --
Patient assessment : respiratory system --
Patient management : respiratory system --
Common respiratory disorders --
Acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome --
Anatomy and physiology of the renal system --
Patient assessment : renal system --
Patient management : renal system --
Renal failure --
Anatomy and physiology of the nervous system --
Patient assessment : nervous system --
Patient management : nervous system --
Common neurosurgical and neurological disorders --
Traumatic brain injury --
Spinal cord injury --
Anatomy and physiology of the gastrointestinal system --
Patient assessment : gastrointestinal system --
Patient management : gastrointestinal system --
Common gastrointestinal disorders --
Anatomy and physiology of the endocrine system --
Patient assessment : endocrine system --
Common endocrine disorders --
Anatomy and physiology of the hematological and immune systems --
Patient assessment : hematological and immune systems --
Organ and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation --
Common immunological disorders --
Common hematological disorders --
Anatomy and physiology of the integumentary system --
Patient assessment : integumentary system --
Patient management : integumentary system --
Burns and common integumentary disorders --
Shock, systemic inflammatory response syndrome, and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome --
Trauma --
Drug overdose and poisoning.
Responsibility: [edited by] Patricia Gonce Morton, Dorrie K. Fontaine.

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Provides students with the theory and application knowledge necessary to prepare them for the highly specialized and complicated technical world of critical care nursing.  Read more...

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