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Aacn Essentials Of Critical Care Nursing - Burns

Aacn Essentials Of Critical Care Nursing

By: Burns

Paperback Published: 11th October 2018
ISBN: 9781260116755
Number Of Pages: 640

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Succinct, complete guidance on how to safely and competently care for adult, critically ill patients and their families - written by top clinical experts 

A Doody's Core Title for 2019! 


Endorsed by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), this acclaimed textbook sets the standard for critical care nursing education. Recognizing the learner's need to assimilate foundational knowledge before attempting to master more complex critical care nursing concepts, the book features a practical building-block organization that starts with the basics and logically progresses to advanced topics. 


Bolstered by helpful tables and essential content cases,  AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing is an essential tool for clinicians at the point of care, and those preparing for CCRN® certification in critical care nursing.


AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing, Fourth Edition is presented in four sections: 


?The Essentials presents core information that new clinicians must understand to provide safe, competent nursing care to all critically ill patients, regardless of their underlying medical diagnoses.
?Pathologic Conditions covers pathologic conditions and management strategies commonly encountered among adult critical care patients.
?Advanced Concepts in Caring for the Critically Ill Patient moves beyond the essentials and includes information about specific pathologic conditions that require specialized critical care management. 
?Key Reference Information features normal laboratory and diagnostic values, troubleshooting guides for hemodynamic monitoring, summary tables of critical care drugs, and cardiac rhythms and treatment guides. 


Learning aids include Knowledge Competencies that can be used to gauge progress, Priniciples of Management to summarize key concepts and "Essential Content" case studies with questions and answers to further reinforce the learners' knowledge. 








Section I. The Essentials

1. Assessment of Critically Ill Patients and Their Families

2. Planning Care for Critically Ill Patients and Their Families

3. Interpretation and Management of Basic Cardiac Rhythms

 4. Hemodynamic Monitoring

5. Airway and Ventilatory Management

 6. Pain, Sedation, and Neuromuscular Blockade Management

7. Pharmacology

8. Ethical and Legal Considerations

 Section II. Pathologic Conditions

9. Cardiovascular System

 10. Respiratory System

 11. Multisystem Problems

12. Neurologic System

13. Hematologic and Immune Systems

 14. Gastrointestinal System

 15. Renal System

16. Endocrine System

 17. Trauma

 Section III. Advanced Concepts in Caring for the Critically Ill Patient

18. Advanced ECG Concepts

 19. Advanced Cardiovascular Concepts

 20. Advanced Respiratory Concepts: Modes of Ventilation

 21. Advanced Neurologic Concepts

 Section IV. Key Reference Information

22. Normal Values Table

23. Pharmacology Tables

24. Advanced Cardiac Life Support Algorithms

25. Hemodynamic Troubleshooting Guide

 26. Cardiac Rhythms, ECG Characteristics, and Treatment Guide

ISBN: 9781260116755
ISBN-10: 1260116751
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 640
Published: 11th October 2018
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.3 x 21.5  x 2.3
Weight (kg): 1.23
Edition Number: 4

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