Priorities in Critical Care Nursing

Published on Jan 1, 1996
Linda D. Urden12
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Kathleen M. Stacy6
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Mary E. Lough9
Estimated H-index: 9
UNIT ONE: FOUNDATIONS OF CRITICAL CARE NURSING PRACTICE 1. Caring for the Critically Ill Patient 2. Ethical and Legal Issues 3. Patient and Family Education UNIT TWO: COMMON PROBLEMS IN CRITICAL CARE 4. Psychosocial Alterations 5. Sleep Alterations 6. Nutritional Alterations 7. Gerontological Alterations 8. Pain and Pain Management 9. Sedation, Delirium, and Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome: Assessment and Management 10. End-of-Life Care UNIT THREE: CARDIOVASCULAR ALTERATIONS 11. Cardiovascular Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures 12. Cardiovascular Disorders 13. Cardiovascular Therapeutic Management UNIT FOUR: PULMONARY ALTERATIONS 14. Pulmonary Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures 15. Pulmonary Disorders 16. Pulmonary Therapeutic Management UNIT FIVE: NEUROLOGIC ALTERATIONS 17. Neurological Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures 18. Neurological Disorders and Therapeutic Management UNIT SIX: RENAL ALTERATIONS 19. Renal Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures 20. Renal Disorders and Therapeutic Management UNIT SEVEN: GASTROINTESTINAL ALTERATIONS 21. Gastrointestinal Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures 22. Gastrointestinal Disorders and Therapeutic Management UNIT EIGHT: ENDOCRINE ALTERATIONS 23. Endocrine Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures 24. Endocrine Disorders and Therapeutic Management UNIT NINE: MULTISYSTEM ALTERATIONS 25. Trauma 26. Shock, Sepsis, and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome 27. Hematological Disorders and Oncological Emergencies APPENDIXES A. Nursing Management Plans of Care B. Physiological Formulas for Critical Care
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