Oxford handbook of critical care nursing / Sheila K. Adam, Sue Osborne.
By: Adam, Sheila K.
Contributor(s): Osborne, Sue.Material type: BookSeries: Oxford handbooks in nursing.Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2014Edition: 1st ed., Reprinted ed.Description: xxvi, 557 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.ISBN: 9780199215904.Other title: Critical care nursing.Subject(s): Intensive care nursing | | Nursing October2018DDC classification: 616.028
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
The critical care continuum -- The critical care environment -- The patient in the critical care environment -- Nursing skills to support critical care patients -- Cardiovascular monitoring --
Respiratory monitoring -- Neurological monitoring -- Laboratory monitoring -- Miscellaneous monitoring -- Respiratory support: mechanical ventilation -- Caring for the patient on intermittent positive pressure ventilation -- Cardiac disorders --
Neurological care -- Renal disorders -- Gastrointestinal dysfunction and nutrition -- SIRS, sepsis, and multiple organ dysfunction -- Trauma -- The major incident and critical care --
Haematology -- Immunological disorders -- Metabolic disorders -- Obstetric emergencies -- Poisoning -- Evaluating the effects of critical care.
This title provides nurses working in Critical Care (including intensive and high dependency care) with an easily accessible guide to the knowledge and nursing care skills needed in critical care. Patient-centred, this is the essential practical resource for all nurses working in critical care.