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Critical care nursing : diagnosis and management / Linda D. Urden, Kathleen M. Stacy, Mary E. Lough.

Urden, Linda Diann (Author). Stacy, Kathleen M. (author). Lough, Mary E. (author).
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Location: IAHS STACKS RT120.I5 C752 2014
Barcode: 30731101101065
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780323091787
  • ISBN: 0323091784
  • Physical Description: xxiii, 1207 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm.
  • Edition: Seventh edition.
  • Publisher: St. Louis, Missouri. : Elsevier/Mosby, c2014.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
unit I. Foundations of critical care nursing -- unit II. Cardiovascular alterations -- unit III. Pulmonary alterations -- unit IV. Neurologic alterations -- unit V. Kidney alterations -- unit VI. Gastrointestinal alterations -- unit VII. Endocrine alterations -- unit VIII. Multisystem alterations -- unit IX. Special populations.
Summary, etc.:
Nine sections highlight the alterations seen in critical care and make it easy to understand the unique challenges of critical care nursing. An abundance of learning tools such as Patient Safety Alerts, Evidence-Based Practice boxes, NIC interventions, case studies, Pharmacologic Management boxes, and more give you a better understanding of clinical practice and help you reference vital information quickly and easily. New to this edition: Combined chapter on shock, sepsis and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome makes understanding similar physiologic processes easier. Chapter summaries provide quick study guides by organizing key information in the chapter. New! 6-second, standard ECG strips help you learn to identify wave forms and accurately reflect what you'll use in practice. New equipment information and photos accurately depicts what you'll encounter in a modern critical care unit.
Subject: Intensive care nursing.
Emergency nursing.
Critical Care.
Nursing Care.
Emergency Nursing > methods.
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