Priorities in Critical Care Nursing - E-Book

7th Edition

Linda D. Urden; Kathleen M. Stacy; Mary E. Lough
eISBN-13: 9780323320863

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Ensure you are up to date on all the common and urgent issues in the critical care unit with Priorities in Critical Care Nursing, 7th Edition! With its succinct coverage of all core critical care nursing topics, this evidence-based text is the perfect resource for both practicing nurses and nursing students alike. Using the latest, most authoritative research, this book will help you identify priorities to accurately and effectively manage patient care. Content spans the areas of medication, patient safety, patient education, nursing diagnosis, and collaborative management and much more to equip you for success in all aspects of critical care nursing. This new edition also features new case studies, new QSEN-focused call-out boxes throughout the text, a complete digital glossary, and revised chapter summaries.Evidence-based approach offers the most accurate and timely patient care recommendations based on the latest and most authoritative research, meta-analyses, and systematic reviews available. UNIQUE! Nursing Diagnosis Priorities boxes list the most urgent potential nursing diagnoses, with a page reference to the corresponding Nursing Management Plan. Nursing Management Plans provide a complete care plan for every Priority Diagnosis that includes the diagnosis, definition, defining characteristics, outcome criteria, nursing interventions, and rationales. Case studies with critical thinking questions test your understanding of key concepts and their practical applications. Concept maps help students understand common critical health conditions, including acute coronary syndrome, acute renal failure, ischemic stroke, and shock.Collaborative Management boxes guide you through the management of a wide variety of disorders.Patient Education boxes list the concepts that must be taught to the patient and the family before discharge from the ICU.Priority Medication boxes offer a foundation in the pharmacology used most in critical care.

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ISBNs 9780323320856, 9780323320856, 0323320864, 9780323320863
Language English
Number of Pages 659
Edition 7th