Critical Care Nursing, 5th Edition

Includes Elsevier Adaptive Quizzing for Critical Care Nursing
Authors :
Leanne Aitken & Andrea Marshall & Thomas Buckley
The internationally acclaimed text Critical Care Nursing is designed to support undergraduate and postgraduate students and critical care nurses in practice to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver high quality patient care to contrib ...view more
The internationally acclaimed text Critical Care Nursing is designed to support undergraduate and postgraduate students and critical care nurses in practice to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver high quality patient care to contribute to improved patient outcomes.

The fifth edition has been fully updated with the latest evidence, resources and tools designed to help you master a range of competencies, from patient monitoring to delivering multidimensional interventions, using complex lifesaving equipment, and managing the deteriorating patient. There is a focus on the scope and principles of practice, quality and safety standards, ethical considerations, and increased support for nurses.

Highly regarded by clinicians and students around the world, this book will encourage and challenge you to develop world-class practice and ensure the delivery of the highest quality care.
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The internationally acclaimed text Critical Care Nursing is designed to support undergraduate and postgraduate students and critical care nurses in practice to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver high quality patient care to contribute to improved patient outcomes.

The fifth edition has been fully updated with the latest evidence, resources and tools designed to help you master a range of competencies, from patient monitoring to delivering multidimensional interventions, using complex lifesaving equipment, and managing the deteriorating patient. There is a focus on the scope and principles of practice, quality and safety standards, ethical considerations, and increased support for nurses.

Highly regarded by clinicians and students around the world, this book will encourage and challenge you to develop world-class practice and ensure the delivery of the highest quality care.

New to this edition
  • Fully updated with the most recent research, data, procedures and guidelines from expert international critical care nursing clinicians and academics
  • Increased focus on pandemic-related considerations, including COVID-19, woven throughout all chapters

Key Features
  • Latest research, technologies and care considerations collated by an internationally respected team of editors and contributors
  • Case studies, research vignettes and learning activities to support further learning
  • Practice tips, case studies and learning activities link theory to practice
  • Endorsed by the Australian College of Critical Care Nurses (ACCCN), the peak professional organisation representing critical care nurses in Australia
  • Accompanying adaptive quizzing to support students with assessment preparation
Instructor resources on Evolve:
  • Case Study suggested responses
  • Learning Activity suggested responses
  • Additional Case Study answers
  • Image, Table, Box collection
Student and Instructor resources on Evolve:
  • Additional Case Studies

Author Information
By Leanne Aitken, RN, PhD, GCertMgt, GDipScMed(ClinEpi), GCertAcadPrac, BHSc(Nurs)Hons, FACCCN, FACN, FAAN, Life Member – ACCCN, Professor of Critical Care, School of Health Sciences, City, University of London, UK ; Professor of Critical Care Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, and Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Griffith University, Qld, Australia; Andrea Marshall, RN, PhD, MN(Research), Grad Cert Ed Studies (Higher Ed), BN, IC Cert, FACCCN, FACN, Life Member – ACCCN, Professor of Intensive Care Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery and Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Griffith University, QLD, Australia and Thomas Buckley, RN, PhD, GradCertHPol, MN(Research), BSc(Health)Hons, Cert(ICU), Member ACCCN, Associate Professor Acute and Critical Care Nursing, and Deputy Head of School, Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Sydney, Australia