By Suzanne Burns
Concise but thorough counsel on easy methods to correctly and accurately take care of grownup innovative care sufferers and their households
Endorsed by way of the yankee organization of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) and written by means of best medical specialists in acute and revolutionary care nursing, this textbook covers the entire must-know information at the care of grownup innovative care sufferers and their households. Supported by way of beneficial tables and algorithms, the book's useful, building-block association starts off with the fundamentals sooner than continuing to extra complicated strategies.
The AACN necessities of revolutionary Care Nursing comprises crucial info to effectively arrange for PCCN certification in innovative care and masses extra! The AACN necessities of revolutionary Care Nursing is split into 4 sections:
THE ESSENTIALS — offers info that clinicians needs to comprehend to supply secure, useful nursing care to nearly all of innovative care sufferers, despite their underlying clinical diagnoses
PATHOLOGICAL CONDITIONS — covers pathologic stipulations and administration innovations usually encountered between grownup, revolutionary care sufferers
ADVANCED innovations IN taking care of THE innovative CARE PATIENT — offers complex innovative care thoughts or pathologic stipulations which are much less universal or extra really good than anticipated in grownup innovative care
KEY REFERENCE INFORMATION — positive aspects basic laboratory and diagnostic values; pharmacology tables; algorithms for complex cardiac lifestyles help; and precis tables of cardiac rhythms, ECG features, and therapy guides
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AACN Essentials of Progressive Care Nursing (3rd Edition) by Suzanne Burns