Introduction to Critical Care Nursing - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 6th Edition

Introduction to Critical Care Nursing - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card)

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 ONE: FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS

1. Overview of Critical Care Nursing

2. The Critical Care Experience

3. Ethical and Legal Issues in Critical Care Nursing

4. End-of-Life Care in the Critical Care Unit


PART TWO: TOOLS FOR THE CRITICAL CARE NURSE

5. Comfort and Sedation

6. Nutritional Support

7. Dysrhythmia Interpretation and Management

8. Hemodynamic Monitoring

9. Ventilatory Assistance

10. Code Management


PART THREE: NURSING CARE DURING CRITICAL ILLNESS

11. Shock, Sepsis, and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome

12. Cardiovascular Alterations

13. Nervous System Alterations

14. Acute Respiratory Failure

15. Acute Renal Failure

16. Hematological and Immune Disorders

17. Gastrointestinal Alterations

18. Endocrine Alterations

19. Trauma and Surgical Management

20. Burns