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    editors, Vicki S. Good, DNP, RN, CENP, CPPS, System Director Clinical Quality/Safety, CoxHealth, ... Show More Springfield, Missouri, Peggy L. Kirkwood, MSN, RN, ACNPC, CHFN, AACC, Cardiovascular and Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner, Mission Hospital, Mission Viejo, California.
    Summary: Learn to effectively address life-threatening and potentially life-threatening patient conditions, with Advanced Critical Care Nursing, 2nd Edition. Endorsed by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), this comprehensive, nursing-focused text centers on the clinical reasoning process as it helps you comprehend, analyse, synthesize, and apply advanced critical care knowledge and concepts. The book is organized within the structure of body systems along with synthesis chapters that address patient conditions involving multiple body systems. Numerous illustrations and graphs plus unfolding case studies further aid your understanding and help you apply text content. In all, Advanced Critical Care Nursing is the must-have resource dedicated to helping you oversee or care for critical care patients in any practice setting. -- Provided by publisher.

    The Evolving Critical Care Environment
    Advanced Dysrhythmias
    Acute Coronary Syndromes
    Heart Failure
    Cardiac Surgery
    Valvular Disease and Surgery
    Vascular Emergencies
    Heart and Lung Transplantation
    Acute Respiratory Failure and Acute Lung Injury
    Mechanical Ventilation and Weaning
    Thoracic Surgery
    Head Injury and Dysfunction
    Cerebrovascular Disorders
    Spinal Cord Injury
    Special Neurologic Patient Populations
    Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    Liver Dysfunction and Failure
    The Gut in Critical Illness
    Liver, Kidney, and/or Pancreas Transplantation
    Electrolyte Emergencies
    Complex Acid-Base Disorders and Associated Electrolyte Imbalances
    Acute Renal Failure
    Glycemic Control
    Pituitary, Thyroid, and Adrenal Disorders
    Blood Conservation / Blood Component Replacement
    Shock and End Points of Resuscitation
    Optimizing Hemodynamics: Strategies for Fluid and Medication Titration in Shock
    Trauma and Mass-Casualty Competencies
    Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome
    Caring for the Immunocompromised Patient
    Caring for the Patient in the Immediate Postoperative Period
    Caring for the Critically Ill Pregnant Patient
    Caring for the Pediatric Patient in an Adult Critical Care Unit
    Caring for the Critically Ill Elderly Patient
    Caring for the Critically Ill Patient with a Neuropsychiatric Disorder
    Caring for the Bariatric Patient
    Pain and Sedation
    Comorbid Conditions
    Oncologic Emergencies
    Chemical Dependency
    End-of-Life Care
    Appendix A: Answers to Decision Point Questions.
    Digital Access ClinicalKey Nursing 2018