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Title AACN essentials of critical care nursing / [edited by] Marianne Chulay, Suzanne M. Burns
Edition First edition
Published New York : McGraw-Hill, Medical Publishing Division, [2006]


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Description xx, 579 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents Chapter 1. Assessment Of Critically Ill Patients And Families / Mary Fran Tracy -- Chapter 2. Planning Care For Critically Ill Patients And Families / Mary Fran Tracy -- Chapter 3. Interpretation And Management Of Basic Cardiac Rhythms / Carol Jacobson -- Chapter 4. Hemodynamic Monitoring / Leanna R. Miller --Chapter 5. Airway And Ventilatory Management / Robert E. St. John -- Chapter 6. Pain, Sedation, And Neuromuscular Blockade Management / Suzanne M. Burns and Joan Michiko Ching -- Chapter 7. Pharmacology / Ernest Alexander -- Chapter 8. Ethical And Legal Considerations / Juanita Reigle -- Chapter 9. Cardiovascular System / Barbara Leeper -- Chapter 10. Respiratory System / Marianne Chulay -- Chapter 11. Multisystem Problems / Ruth M. Kleinpell --Chapter 12. Neurologic System / Dea Mahanes -- Chapter 13. Hematology And Immunology Systems / Diane K. Dressler -- Chapter 14. Gastrointestinal System / Joanne Krumberger and Carol Reese Parrish -- Chapter 15. Renal System / Carol Hinkle -- Chapter 16. Endocrine System / Joanne Krumberger -- Chapter 17. Trauma / Carol A. Rauen and Jamie B. Sinks
Chapter 18. Advanced ECG Concepts / Carol Jacobson -- Chapter 19. Advanced Cardiovascular Concepts / Barbara Leeper -- Chapter 20. Advanced Respiratory Concepts / Suzanne M. Burns -- Chapter 21. Advanced Neurologic Concepts / Dea Mahanes -- Chapter 22. Normal Value Tables / Marianne Chulay -- Chapter 23. Pharmacology Tables / Ernest Alexander -- Chapter 24. Advanced Cardiac Life Support Algorithms / Marianne Chulay -- Chapter 25. Guidelines for the Transfer of Critically Ill Patients / Marianne Chulay -- Chapter 26. Hemodynamic Monitoring Troubleshooting Guide / Leanna R. Miller -- Chapter 27. Ventilatory Troubleshooting Guide / Robert E. St. John and Suzanne M. Burns -- Chapter 28. Cardiac Rhythms, ECG Characteristics and Treatment Guide / Carol Jacobson
Summary Moving from basic to advanced critical care concepts, this easy-to-use, evidence-based resource provides the essential foundation for the nursing care of critically-ill patients. It is the ideal format for nurses beginning their critical care experience. ECG rhythm interpretation and treatment and pharmacology also make it an excellent resource for progressive care nurses. Ideal for critical care and progressive care orientation programs; Incorporates AACN Protocols for Practice; Builds on essential knowledge to more advanced concepts; Provides excellent foundation for CCRN certification exam; Includes ACLS algorithms, critical care drug tables, cardiac rhythm characteristics and treatment guides, troubleshooting guides for hemodynamic monitoring and ventilator management, as well as other useful critical care protocols and guidelines; Endorsed by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. - Publisher
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Nursing.
Intensive care nursing.
Critical care medicine.
Intensive care nursing -- Outlines, syllabi, etc.
Critical Care.
Critical Illness.
Nursing Care.
Critical Care.
Critical Illness -- nursing.
Nursing Care.
Critical Care.
Nursing Care.
Critical Illness -- nursing.
Genre/Form Outlines and syllabi.
Outlines and syllabi.
Author Chulay, Marianne.
Burns, Suzanne M.
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.
LC no. 2005041551
ISBN 0071447717 paperback alkaline paper
Other Titles Essentials of critical care nursing
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses essentials of critical care nursing