Start here to master the concepts, technology, and procedures of critical care nursing! Introduction to Critical Care Nursing, 8th Edition prepares you to provide safe, effective, patient-centered care in a variety of high-acuity, progressive, and critical care settings. Evidence-based coverage includes realistic case studies and incorporates the latest advances in critical care. Disorders are conveniently organized by body system or special situation, and nursing management chapters include quick-reference nursing care plans. This clear, concise textbook will help you develop the knowledge and clinical reasoning skills needed for success in today's highly complex critical care environments. New to this edition • NEW! Study Break questions in multiple-choice format break up the chapters into easy-to-read content "chunks" and make it easy to check your understanding, with answers and rationales in the back of the book. • NEW! Transplant Considerations boxes highlight essential information related to patient care in preparation for organ transplantation, managing complications, and preventing rejection; coverage of palliative care supports the text’s strong focus on end-of-life care; and the revised Organ Donation chapter focuses on a practical evaluation of dying patients for organ donation and preservation. • UPDATED! Illustrations include photos of state-of-the art equipment to familiarize you with the modern, high-tech critical care environment. • NEW! Emphasis on patient problems (in lieu of NANDA diagnoses) promotes interprofessional collaborative practice by using terms that are easily understood by various members of the healthcare team. • NEW! Enhanced, application-level questions on the companion Evolve website emphasize prompt recognition of changing trends in patient parameters. • UPDATED! Lifespan Considerations boxes now include information on older adults, addressing the "graying of our population," and pregnant women. • UPDATED! Genetics boxes feature a new Genetic Concepts box.
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Titolo: Introduction to Critical Care Nursing
Autori: Sole - Klein - Moseley
Editore: Elsevier - Saunders
Edizione: VIII 2020
Finitura: Copertina flessibile
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