Introduction to Critical Care Nursing, 6th Edition

Introduction to Critical Care Nursing

6th Edition

By Mary Lou Sole, PhD, RN, CCNS, CNL, FAAN, FCCM, Orlando Health Distinguished Professor, College of Nursing, University of Central Florida; Research Scientist, Orlando Health, Orlando, Florida; Deborah Goldenberg Klein, MSN, RN, APRN-BC, CCRN, FAHA, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Coronary ICU and Heart Failure ICU, Cleveland Clinic; Clinical Instructor, Francis Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio; Adjunct Faculty, College of Nursing, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio and Marthe J. Moseley, PhD, RN, CCNS, Associate Director Clinical Practice, Office of Nursing Services, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Critical Care, Veterans Healthcare Administration, Washington, DC; Professor, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, Provo, Utah; Adjunct Professor, University of Texas Health Science Center School of Nursing, San Antonio, Texas


PART I. FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS

  1. Overview of Critical Care Nursing
  2. Patient and Family Response to the Critical Care Experience 
  3. Ethical and Legal Issues in Critical Care Nursing
  4. End-of-Life Care in the Critical Care Unit
  5. PART II. TOOLS FOR THE CRITICAL CARE NURSE

  6. Comfort and Sedation
  7. Nutritional Support
  8. Dysrhythmia Interpretation and Management
  9. Hemodynamic Monitoring
  10. Ventilatory Assistance
  11. Rapid Response Teams and Code Management
  12. PART III. NURSING CARE DURING CRITICAL ILLNESS

  13. Shock, Sepsis, and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome
  14. Cardiovascular Alterations
  15. Nervous System Alterations
  16. Acute Respiratory Failure
  17. Acute Kidney Injury
  18. Hematological and Immune Disorders
  19. Gastrointestinal Alterations
  20. Endocrine Alterations
  21. Trauma and Surgical Management
  22. Burns
  23. Solid Organ Transplantation NEW!