High-acuity nursing / Kathleen Dorman Wagner, EdD, MSN, RN, Faculty Emerita, University of Kentucky College of Nursing, Lexington, Kentucky, Melanie G. Hardin-Pierce, DNP, RN, APRN, ACNP-BC, Associate Professor of Nursing, University of Kentucky College of Nursing, Lexington, Kentucky, Darlene Welsh, PhD, MSN, RN, Associate Professor of Nursing, University of Kentucky College of Nursing, Lexington, Kentucky.Publisher: NY, NY : Pearson, Edition: Seventh editionDescription: xxiv, 1056 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780134459295; 0134459296Subject(s): Intensive care nursingLOC classification: RT120 .I5 | K53 2018NLM classification: 2018 D-430 | WY 154
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Revision of: High acuity nursing / Pamela Stinson Kidd, Kathleen Dorman Wagner.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Part 1: Introduction to high-acuity nursing. High-acuity nursing -- Holistic care of the patient and family -- Palliative and end-of-life care -- The older adult high-acuity patient -- Part 2: Therapeutic support of the high-acuity patient. Acute pain management -- Nutrition support -- Mechanical ventilation -- Basic hemodynamic monitoring -- Basic cardiac rhythm monitoring -- Complex wound management -- Part 3: Pulmonary. Determinants and assessment of pulmonary function -- Alterations in pulmonary function -- Part 4: Cardiovascular. Determinants and assessment of cardiac function -- Alterations in cardiac function -- Alterations in myocardial tissue perfusion -- Part 5: Neurologic. Determinants and assessment of cerebral function -- Mentation and sensory motor complications of acute illness -- Acute stroke injury -- Traumatic brain injury -- Acute spinal cord injury -- Part 6: Gastrointestinal. Determinants and assessment of gastrointestinal function -- Alterations in gastrointestinal function -- Alterations in liver function -- Alterations in pancreatic function -- Part 7: Fluid and electrolytes. Determinants and assessment of fluid and electrolyte balance -- Alterations of fluid and electrolyte balance -- Alterations in kidney function -- Part 8: Hematologic. Determinants and assessment of hematologic function -- Alterations in red blood cell function and hemostasis -- Alterations in white blood cell function and oncologic emergencies -- Part 9: Nutrition and metabolism. Determinants and assessment of nutrition and metabolic function -- Metabolic response to stress -- Diabetic crises -- Part 10: Multisystem dysfunction. Determinants and assessment of oxygenation -- Multiple trauma -- Acute burn injury -- Shock states -- Multiple organ dysfunction syndrome -- Solid organ and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.
"Delivers critical information focusing on the adult patient, using learner-focused, active learning principles, with concise language and a user-friendly format. The book's design breaks down complex information into small, discrete chunks to assist learners in mastering the material. Self-testing is provided throughout the text, with short section quizzes and chapter post-tests"-- Preface, page ix.