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Manual of Critical Care Nursing E Book

Author : Marianne Saunorus Baird
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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.

Manual of Critical Care Nursing

Author : Marianne Saunorus Baird
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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, patient teaching, and rehabilitation. A concise, consistent 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 reference to care plans and other key information. A portable size makes it ideal for use in the unit or bedside, and is also easy to carry on campus. Unique! Gerontology icons and boxes highlight 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 are marked with an icon, and provide 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, and makes it easier to find information. Unique! Quality Indicators and Measures tables summarize performance measures and highlight interventions associated with the best available patient care guidelines. Unique! Diagnostic Tests tables highlight the definition, purpose, and abnormal findings for each test. Newly formatted care plans incorporate diagnoses, interventions, and desired outcomes in a consistent, logical organization Collaborative management tables concisely summarize key points while incorporating nationally recognized guidelines. Patient safety alerts and high alerts call attention to issues important to a patient's safety. 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.

AACN Procedure Manual for Critical Care

Author : American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
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Turn here for comprehensive coverage of procedures commonly performed in the critical care environment. Each procedure is detailed step by step with the very latest informaiton, a strong research base, and rationales for each step. The fourth edition features new advanced practice procedures that are noted with special icons. Also inlcudes new procedures for cardiac arrest devices, continuous venovenous hemofiltration, and more. Research-based data has been added to strengthen recommendations for each procedure. Comprehensive in scope, this book offers procedures commonly performed by all nurses in critical care, including those performed by advanced practice nurses in critical care Each procedure is organized in a consistent, step-by-step format Advanced practice procedures have been added, and are noted with a special icon to indicate that performance of these procedures should be done only by qualified nurses Research based data has been included to further strengthen the recommendations for each procedure Procedures new to this edition include cardiac assist devices, continuous venovenous hemofiltration, and jugular bulb mixed venous oxygen saturation monitoring

Work Manual for Critical Care Nursing

Author : Carolyn M. Hudak
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Manual of Critical Care Nursing

Author : Jennifer Hebra
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This manual of critical care nursing is designed for nurses in both training and practice. Topics covered by the manual include infection control on the critical care unit, psychosocial issues in critical care, and the trauma patient in critical care.

Simulation Simplified

Author : Sandra Goldsworthy
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This Student Lab Manual includes 10 clinical scenarios to accompany simulations encountered within the simulation lab, and activities to measure success along the way. Each lesson includes suggested pre-reading to prepare students prior to the simulation. In addition, a series of critical thinking and reflection questions help students to apply critical care theory to clinical practice, and evaluate their understanding of the scenario after the simulation. Students also have access to 10 videos of the scenarios being performed that they can locate through thePoint.

AACN Procedure Manual for Pediatric Acute and Critical Care

Author : Judy Trivits Verger
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Using detailed, step-by-step guidelines, this comprehensive book covers procedures commonly performed by all nurses in pediatric critical care. Following the successful format of the AACN Procedure Manual for Critical Care, 5th edition, this new resource focuses on the unique aspects of caring for infants and children. This easy-to-use guide includes the latest information, a strong evidence base, and a supporting rationale for each step of each procedure. Advanced Practice Skills are included throughout the text and are marked with a special AP icon indicating that these procedures should only be performed by qualified personnel. Evidence-based practice and research-based data are used to support the recommendations for each procedure. Each procedure follows a consistent, step-by-step format with rationales. Developmental differences are highlighted in special Procedure tables. This valuable, everyday resource is sponsored by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. Each procedure is covered in a consistent structure: Purpose Prerequisite knowledge Child and family assessment Child and family education Equipment Procedure (with steps, rationale, and considerations) Expected and unexpected outcomes Monitoring and care of the child (with activities and interventions, rationale, and reportable conditions) Documentation

AACN Procedure Manual for Critical Care

Author : Debra J. Lynn-McHale Wiegand
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AACN Procedure Manual for Critical Care offers comprehensive coverage of procedures unique to the critical care environment. This edition is thoroughly revised, updated, and expanded to reflect the current state of critical care nursing practice. Information is presented in a highly illustrated step-by-step format with supporting rationales for each step of every procedure. This resource also emphasizes evidence-based practice and provides complete coverage of the latest clinical studies. Each procedure is organized in a consistent, step-by-step format with categories that include: prerequisite nursing knowledge, equipment, patient and family education, patient assessment and preparation, procedure, expected outcomes, unexpected outcomes, patient monitoring and care, and documentation. Each procedure is supported by research-based data. Advanced practice procedures are noted with a special AP icon indicating that these procedures should be done only by qualified personnel. 19 new procedures discuss topics such as combitube insertion and removal, transesophageal echocardiography, and patient controlled analgesia. A new Quick Tips feature - located in the Special Considerations column for quick reference - highlights key words and key concepts for each procedure. A new web-enhanced feature at the beginning and end of each procedure directs readers to online supplement materials such as additional art and photographs. Web links connect users to hundreds of continually updated web sites that contain information relevant to critical care nursing practice. 200 new line drawings clearly illustrate important techniques and bring key procedures to life.

Critical Care Manual of Clinical Procedures and Competencies

Author : Jane Mallett
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This manual is aimed at all healthcare practitioners, from novice to expert, who care for the critically ill patient, recognising that different disciplines contribute to the provision of effective care and that essential knowledge and skills are shared by all practitioners. It provides evidence-based guidelines on core critical care procedures and includes a comprehensive competency framework and specific competencies to enable practitioners to assess their abilities and expertise. Each chapter provides a comprehensive overview, beginning with basic principles and progressing to more complex ideas, to support practitioners to develop their knowledge, skills and competencies in critical care.

AACN Procedure Manual for Critical Care

Author : Rochelle Logston Boggs
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This revised 3rd edition has been reformatted for easier reference and access to information. The new edition reflects the latest technologies and care modalities essential to an adult critical care nursing practice. The text uses the nursing process as a framework for each skill presented, and should work well for staff development personnel as it can be easily integrated into critical care orientation programs. Each chapter includes behavioural objectives, key terms, general assessment guidelines and a detailed reference/bibliography listing. Consistent with JCAHO's new emphasis on continuous quality improvement, this manual sets the standard against which all critical care procedures will be judged.

Exam Prep Flash Cards for Manual of Critical Care Nursing

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Methods in Critical Care

Author : American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
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Mosby s Manual of Critical Care

Author : Linda Feiwell Abels
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Priorities in Critical Care Nursing

Author : Linda D. Urden
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AACN Procedure Manual for High Acuity Progressive and Critical Care E Book

Author : AACN
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The AACN Procedure Manual for High Acuity, Progressive, and Critical Care, 7th Edition, authored by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, is the authoritative reference to procedures performed in high acuity, progressive, and critical care settings. It visually guides you through procedures unique to the adult critical care environment, including those performed by advanced practice nurses, in an illustrated, step-by-step format. This edition features 17 new procedures, new illustrations, and updated content throughout, reflecting the latest evidence-based guidelines and national and international protocols. Authored by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, the foremost authority in critical care nursing, the AACN Procedure Manual is the most authoritative reference to procedures performed by nurses in high acuity, progressive, and critical care settings. Comprehensive coverage includes all procedures commonly performed by nurses in high acuity, progressive, and critical care settings, including those performed by advanced practice nurses (indicated by an AP icon). A straightforward step-by-step organization uses consistent headings to make following a procedure (and finding the various supporting elements) quick and easy. Rationales for all interventions in patient and family education, assessment, patient preparation, procedure, and monitoring help you understand the reason for every step. The level of evidence is provided when an evidence base exists to substantiate an intervention, giving insight into the strength of information available. Advanced practice procedures are clearly identified with an AP icon so you can judge whether a procedure is within your scope of practice. Alphabetical Procedure Index inside the front cover provides quick access to the procedures. Written by more than 100 expert critical care nurses and extensively reviewed by more than 100 experts in critical care nursing to ensure the accuracy and currency of each procedure. Bulleted lists, tables, and detailed illustrations throughout ensure that content is easy to reference and digest. NEW! Updated content throughout reflects the latest evidence-based guidelines and national and international protocols. NEW! 17 new procedures reflect major additions to nursing practice in high acuity, progressive, and critical care settings. NEW! Engaging new illustrations of procedures, equipment, and techniques are integrated throughout.

Manual of Pediatric Critical Care

Author : Mary Fran Hazinski
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"This manual developed as a condensed revision of the second edition of Nursing care of the critically ill child"--Preface.

Manual of Critical Care Nursing

Author : Marianne Saunorus Baird
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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 Nursing Procedures

Author : Sherry L. Kinkade
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Two practising critical care nurses present a step-by-step review of all critical care nursing procedures in this manual. Designed for quick access, the text uses an outline format with a number of tables, charts and illustrations.

AACN Procedure Manual for Critical Care E Book

Author : AACN
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The AACN Procedure Manual for Critical Care, 6th Edition presents procedures for the critical care environment in an illustrated, consistent, and step-by-step format. The Procedures and Patient Monitoring sections are presented in a tabular format that includes special considerations and rationales for each intervention. References have been meticulously reviewed to ensure that the most authoritative and timely standards of practice are used. Additionally, the references supporting care recommendations are identified according to the latest AACN Evidence Leveling System to ensure that you have a complete understanding of the strength of the evidence base. UNIQUE! AACN-sponsored content ensures the highest standards of practice Comprehensive, clear, easy-to-use format allows you to quickly find and review the exact content you need Rationales provide complete information on every procedure Identified AP procedures help you judge whether a procedure is in your scope of practice Patient safety highlighted with new icons for patient identification and time-out Joint Commission Universal Protocols CDC Standard Precautions for hand washing and applying protective clothing and equipment highlighted with new icons UNIQUE! Clarity of Evidence Leveling helps you quickly grasp the strength of the evidence supporting the care recommendations Reviewed and Updated References comply with the highest standards of critical care practice Alphabetical procedures index inside the front cover provides easy access Reader-friendly design changes make it easier to identify and utilize special features

Aacn Procedure Manual for High Acuity Progressive and Critical Care

Author : Aacn
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Preceded by: AACN procedure manual for critical care / edited by Debra Lynn-McHale Wiegand. 6th ed. c2011.