Critical Care Nursing A Holistic Approach
- ISBN 13:
- ISBN 10:
- Edition: 10th
- Format: Hardcover
- Copyright: 10/20/2012
- Publisher: LWW
- Newer Edition
Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)
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NEW!! Patient Safety boxes guide safe and effective practice by alerting the critical care nurse of risk factors, signs and symptoms, side effects, and complications.· Considerations for the Older Patient boxes highlight the special needs of the fastest growing part of our population – older patients.· Health History boxes summarize key areas that should be covered and relevant information that may be revealed during the health history.· Collaborative Care Guides, presented in a tabular format containing outcomes and interventions, describe how the health care team works together to manage a patient’s illness and minimize complications.· Teaching Guides help the critical care nurse to prepare patients and family members for procedures, assist patients and family members with understanding the illness they are dealing with, explain post-procedure or postoperative activities, or prepare a patient for discharge from the hospital.· Nursing Diagnoses boxes use current NANDA terminology to summarize common nursing diagnoses for particular conditions.
Nursing Interventions tables and boxes highlight key information for the critical care nurse