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AACN advanced critical care nursing / [edited by] Karen K. Carlson.



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St. Louis, Mo. : Saunders/Elsevier, [2009]
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xxxiv, 1597 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
"American Association of Critical-Care Nurses."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. Practice in today's critical care environment. The critical care environment / Vicki S. Good -- Alternative settings for critical care / Margaret M. Ecklund and Lori A. Dambaugh -- Comorbid conditions / Denise Buonocore and Polly Sather -- Pain and sedation / Sandra L. Siedlecki -- 2. Elements of care. Symptom management / Mary Beth Flynn Makic and Karen K. Carlson -- Nutrition / Molly Clark -- Thermoregulation / Richard Henker -- Families in critical care / Nancy C. Molter -- Improving outcomes through prophylaxis / Denise M. Lawrence, Vicki S. Good, and Karen K. Carlson -- 3. Cardiac. Advanced dysrhythmias / Kristine J. Peterson -- Acute coronary syndromes / Nancy Munro -- Heart failure / Debra K. Moser, Barbara Riegel, Sara Paul, Terry A. Lennie, and Peggy L. Kirkwood -- Heart disease in women / Peggy L. Kirkwood -- Cardiac surgery / Joni L. Dirks -- Valvular disease and surgery / Barbara Leeper -- Vascular emergencies / Joni L. Dirks and June Howland-Gradman -- Cardiomyopathy / Nancy Albert -- Heart and lung transplantation / Julie A. Stanik-Hutt, Debra J. Carter and Diane Vail Skojec -- 4. Pulmonary. Acute respiratory failure and acute lung injury / Laurie Baumgartner -- Mechanical ventilation and weaning / Suzanne M. Burns -- Thoracic surgery / Jo Ann Brooks -- 5. Nervous system. Head injury and dysfunction / Jan Powers and Christine Smith-Schulman -- Cerebrovascular disorders / Patricia Ann Blissitt -- Spinal cord injury / Patricia Ann Blissitt -- Special neurologic patient populations / Jeannette Richardson -- 6. Gastrointestinal. Gastrointestinal bleeding / Michael W. Day -- Liver dysfunction and failure / Rhonda K. Martin and Tarek Hassanein -- Pancreatitis / Eleanor Fitzpatrick -- The gut in critical illness / Andrea P. Marshall -- Liver, kidney, and pancreas transplantation / Patricia Radovich --
7. Renal. Electrolyte emergencies / Michael W. Day and Rhonda S. Milam -- Complex acid-base disorders and associated electrolyte imbalances / Kathleen H. Toto -- Acute renal failure / Robert Rothwell and Karen K. Carlson -- 8. Endocrine. Glycemic control / Carol S. Manchester and Mary Fran Tracy -- Pituitary, thyroid, and adrenal disorders / Diane Byrum and Peggy L. Kirkwood -- 9. Hematologic. Blood conservation and blood component replacement / Dana M. Kyles -- Coagulopathies / Diane K. Dressler -- 10. Critical care immunology. Caring for the immunocompromised patient / Brenda K. Shelton -- Bone marrow transplantation / Carol E. Jacoby and Christine Smith Schulman -- 11. Multisystem disorders. Shock and end points of resuscitation / John J. Gallagher -- Optimizing hemodynamics: strategies for fluid and medication titration in shock / Deborah Tuggle -- Trauma / Christine Smith Schulman -- Systemic inflammatory response syndrome and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome / Dennis J. Cheek, Sophia Chu Rodgers, and Christine Smith Schulman -- Burns / Louis R. Stout -- Mass-casualty competencies / Michael L. Schlicher -- 12. Special patient populations. Caring for the patient in the immediate postoperative period / Denise O'Brien and Sharon Dickinson -- Caring for the critically ill pregnant patient / Julene B. Kruithof -- Caring for the pediatric patient in an adult critical care unit / Mary Frances D. Pate -- Caring for the critically ill elderly patient / Laura M. Criddle -- Caring for the critically ill patient with a neuropsychiatric disorder / Charles A. Walker and Kathleen M. Baldwin -- Caring for the bariatric patient / Sandra L. Schutz -- Oncologic emergencies / Roberta Kaplow -- Chemical dependency / Sandra L. Schutz -- End-of-life care / Debra J. Lynn-McHale Wiegand and Laura D. Williams -- Appendix A : Answers to decision point questions.
Intensive care nursing.
Critical Care -- methods.
Critical Illness -- nursing.
Added Author
Carlson, Karen K.
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.
Added Title
Advanced critical care nursing
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Online version: AACN advanced critical care nursing. St. Louis, Mo. : Saunders/Elsevier, c2009 (OCoLC)609267577
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