Critical Care Nursing. A Holistic Approach 11th Ed.

76,95 €
Patricia Gonce Morton, Dorrie K. Fontaine
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Fecha Publicacion
7 mar. 2017
Prepare your students for successful critical care nursing practice! Focusing on preparing students to provide optimal care for critically ill patients and their families, this updated 11th Edition of Morton’s classic text integrates the latest research in health care and nursing education, while providing clear, concise writing; outstandingphotographs and illustrations; and a holistic approach to the complexities of critical care nursing. By presenting theory and principles within the context of practical application, the authors promote critical thinking and clinical decision-making in every chapter and emphasizethe patient as the center of the health care team’s efforts. Key Features NEW! QSEN icons signal pertinent content within the text. Updated Spotlight on Genetics boxes include important genetic information and summaries of selected genetic disorders. Updated Case Studies with Critical Thinking Questions guide students on the journey from knowledge to practical application. Updated Evidence-Based Practice boxes include excerpts from the latest AACN practice alerts and published research, helping readers understand the importance of research-based practice. Considerations for Older Patients boxes highlight the special needs of the fastest growing segment of our population. Patient Safety boxes guide safe and effective practice by alerting the critical care nurse to risk factors, signs and symptoms, side effects, and complications. Health History boxes summarize key areas to cover and relevant information that may be revealed during the health history. Collaborative Care Guides incorporate nursing diagnoses and emphasize outcomes and interventions based on teamwork and collaboration. Online student resources include short videos, animations, review questions, and much more. Lippincott DocuCare, a web-based educational EHR simulation software, available for purchase, further supports your students’ readiness for practice.  Dorrie K Fontaine RN, PhD, FAAN President of AACN; Associate Dean for Academic Programs, University of California, San Francisco, School of Nursing, San Francisco, CA Patricia G Morton RN, PhD, ACNP-BC, FAAN Professor and Assistant Dean for Master's Studies, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD Features The features of the 11th edition of Critical Care Nursing: A Holistic Approach have been designed to assist readers with practice as well as learning. Practice-Oriented Features Considerations for the Older Patient boxes highlight the special needs of this patient population that constitutes the largest numbers of critically ill patients. Health History boxes summarize key areas that should be covered and relevant information that may be revealed during the health history. Teaching Guides help the nurse to prepare patients and family members for procedures, assist patients and family members with understanding the illness they are dealing with, and explain postprocedure or postoperative activities. Pedagogical Features Learning Objectives, at the beginning of each chapter, help focus the reader's attention on important topics. Clinical Applicability Challenges, at the conclusion of each chapter, consists of three to five short-answer questions or a case study followed by three to five short-answer questions.  New to This Edition New case study/short-answer questions in every chapter guide the reader from knowledge to application. Discussion points for these questions are available on thePoint at Updated Evidence-Based Practice Highlights help the reader to understand the importance of research-based practice and include excerpts from the latest AACN practice alerts as well as from recently published research. New Spotlight on Genetics boxes appear in selected chapters and include important genetic information and summaries of selected genetic disorders. These disorders may be the result of random genetic mutations, genetic mutations caused by environmentalinfluences, or inherited mutated genes. Because the Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) competencies have become such an important part of every nursing curriculum, a new QSEN icon has been added to pertinent features to highlight this essential content: Patient Safety boxes alert readers to risk factors, signs and symptoms, side effects, and complications that the critical care nurse must anticipate and continuously monitor. Collaborative Care Guides describe how the health care team works together to manage a patient’s illness and minimize complications. The information incorporates nursing diagnoses and emphasizes outcomes and interventions. Evidence-Based Practice Highlights help the reader to understand the importance of research-based practice Contents Part 1  The Concept of Holism Applied to Critical Care Nursing Practice  1      Critical Care Nursing Practice: Promoting Excellence Through Caring, Collaboration, and Evidence 2      The Patient’s Experience With Critical Illness 3      The Family’s Experience With Critical Illness 4      Patient and Family Education in Critical Care 5      Relieving Pain and Providing Comfort 6      Palliative Care and End-of-Life Issues in Critical Care  Part 2  Professional Practice Issues in Critical Care  7      Ethical Issues in Critical Care Nursing 8      Legal Issues in Critical Care Nursing 9      Building a Professional Practice Model for Excellence in Critical Care Nursing  Part 3  Special Populations in Critical Care  10   The Critically Ill Pediatric Patient 11   The Critically Ill Pregnant Woman 12   The Critically Ill Older Patient 13   The Postanesthesia Patient  Part 4 Special Situations in Critical Care  14   Rapid Response Teams and Transport of the Critically Ill Patient 15   Disaster Management: Implications for the Critical Care Nurse  Part 5 Cardiovascular System  16   Anatomy and Physiology of the Cardiovascular System 17   Patient Assessment: Cardiovascular System 18   Patient Management: Cardiovascular System 19   Common Cardiovascular Disorders 20   Heart Failure 21   Acute Myocardial Infarction 22   Cardiac Surgery  Part 6 Respiratory System  23   Anatomy and Physiology of the Respiratory System 24   Patient Assessment: Respiratory System 25   Patient Management: Respiratory System 26   Common Respiratory Disorders 27    Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome  Part 7 Renal System  28   Anatomy and Physiology of the Renal System 29   Patient Assessment: Renal System 30   Patient Management: Renal System 31   Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease  Part 8 Nervous System  32   Anatomy and Physiology of the Nervous System 33   Patient Assessment: Nervous System 34   Patient Management: Nervous System 35   Common Neurosurgical and Neurological Disorders 36   Traumatic Brain Injury 37   Spinal Cord Injury  Part 9 Gastrointestinal System  38   Anatomy and Physiology of the Gastrointestinal System 39   Patient Assessment: Gastrointestinal System 40   Patient Management: Gastrointestinal System 41   Common Gastrointestinal Disorders  Part 10 Endocrine System  42   Anatomy and Physiology of the Endocrine System 43   Patient Assessment: Endocrine System 44   Common Endocrine Disorders  Part 11 Hematological and Immune Systems  45   Anatomy and Physiology of the Hematological and Immune Systems 46   Patient Assessment: Hematological and Immune Systems 47   Organ and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation 48   Common Immunological Disorders 49   Common Hematological Disorders  Part 12 Integumentary System  50   Anatomy and Physiology of the Integumentary System 51   Patient Assessment: Integumentary System 52   Patient Management: Integumentary System 53   Burns and Common Integumentary Disorders  Part 13 Multisystem Dysfunction  54   Shock, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome 55   Trauma 56   Drug Overdose and Poisoning
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