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Intensive care nursing : a framework for practice

Author: Philip Woodrow
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Written by a practice development nurse, this book is useful for nurses and health professionals working with high dependency patients. It covers: patient-focused issues of bedside nursing; the  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Woodrow
ISBN: 0415373220 9780415373227 0415373239 9780415373234
OCLC Number: 156779308
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Contents: List of Illustrations Preface Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations Part 1: Contexts of Care 1. Nursing Perspectives 2. Humanism 3. Psychological Care Part 2: Fundamental Aspects 4. Artificial Ventilation 5. Airway Management 6. Sedation 7. Pain Management 8. Pyrexia and Temperature Control 9. Nutrition and Bowel Care 10. Mouthcare 11. Eyecare 12. Skincare 13. Children in Adult ICUs 14. Older Patients in ICU 15. Infection Control 16. Ethics Part 3: Monitoring 17. Respiratory Monitoring 18. Gas Carriage 19. Acid/Base Balance and Arterial Blood Gas Analysis 20. Haemodynamic Monitoring 21. Blood Results 22. ECGs and Dysrhythmias 23. Neurological Monitoring Part 4: Micropathologies 24. Cellular Pathology 25. Immunity 26. DIC Part 5: Respiratory 27. ARDS 28. SARS and Legionella 29. Alternative Ventilatory Modes Part 6: Cardiovascular 30. Acute Coronary Syndromes 31. Cardiac Surgery 32. Shock 33. Sepsis, SIRS and MODS 34. Fluid Management 35. Inotropes and Vasopressors 36. Vascular Surgery Part 7: Neurological 37. Central Nervous System Injury 38. Peripheral Neurological Pathologies Part 8: Abdominal 39. Acute Renal Failure 40. Haemofiltration 41. Gastrointestinal Bleeds 42. Hepatic Failure 43. Obstetric Emergencies in ICU 44. Transplants Part 9: Metabolic 45. Pancreatitis 46. Diabetic Crises 47. Overdoses Part 10: Professional 48. Professionalism 49. Managing the ICU 50. Cost of Intensive Care Glossary References Index
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'This is the bible of all qualified nurses and those undertaking intensive care courses.' - Nursing Standard'Will continue to be a market leader for registered nurses with 6-12 months ICU experience. Read more...

 
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