AACN essentials of critical care nursing
- AACN essentials of critical care nursing / [edited by] Suzanne M. Burns, Sarah A. Delgado.
- 4th ed.
- American Association of Critical-Care Nurses essentials of critical care nursing
Essentials of critical care nursing
- New York : McGraw Hill Education, c2019.
- xxii, 618 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Planning care for critically ill patients and their families / Mary Fran Tracy
Interpretation and management of basic cardiac rhythm / Carol Jacobson
Hemodynamic monitoring / Leanna R. Miller
Airway and ventilatory management / Robert E. St. John and Maureen A. Seckel
Pain, sedation, and neuromuscular blockade management / Yvonne D'Arcy and Sara Knippa
Pharmacology / Ernest Alexander
Ethical and legal considerations / Sarah A. Delgado. Section II: Pathologic conditions. Cardiovascular system / Barbara Leeper
Respiratory system / Maureen A. Seckel
Multisystem problems / Julie Grishaw
Neurologic system / John C. Bazil and Daiwai Olson
Hematologic and immune systems / Diane K. Dressler
Gastrointestinal system / Beth Quatra
Renal system / Jie Chen
Endocrine system / Mary E. Lough
Trauma / Alan C. Wolfe Jr. and Benjamin W. Hughes. Section III: Advanced concepts. Advanced ECG concepts / Carol Jacobson
Advanced cardiovascular concepts / Barbara Leeper
Advanced neurologic concepts / John C. Bazil and Daiwai Olson. Section IV: Key reference information. Normal laboratory reference values / Suzanne M. Burns and Sarah A. Delgado
Pharmacology tables / Earnest Alexander
Hemodynamic monitoring troubleshooting guide / Leanna R. Miller
Cardiac rhythms, ECG characteristics, and treatment guide / Carol Jacobson.