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Manual of Critical Care Nursing

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ISBN: 9780323755627

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Manual of Critical Care Nursing , 8th Edition

Interprofessional Collaborative Management

By Marianne Saunorus Baird, RN, MN

1072 pages
Copyright 2023
$96.99, Paperback, Reference

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Compact, yet comprehensive, Manual of Critical Care Nursing: Interprofessional Collaborative Management, 8th Edition is the go-to reference for helping you provide safe, high-quality nursing care in critical care settings. Written in an abbreviated outline format, it presents essential information on more than 75 disorders and conditions, as well as concepts relevant to caring for critically ill patients and functioning in the critical care environment. Award-winning clinical nurse specialist Marianne Baird separates the content first by body system and then by disorder, with each disorder including a brief description of pathophysiology, assessment, diagnostic testing, collaborative management, nursing diagnoses, desired outcomes, nursing interventions, and patient teaching and rehabilitation.

Key Features

  • Coverage of more than 75 disorders most commonly seen in progressive and critical care settings equips you with all the content needed to handle problems in critical care nursing.
  • Consistent, easy-to-use format mirrors a practicing nurse's approach to patient care and facilitates quick reference to vital information.
  • Diagnostic Tests tables highlight the definition, purpose, and abnormal findings for each test.
  • Gerontologic considerations and bariatric considerations are highlighted throughout to direct attention to patients with unique needs in critical care settings.
  • NOC outcomes and NIC interventions apply standardized nursing taxonomies to the disorders and conditions most commonly encountered in progressive and critical care settings.
  • Portable size makes it ideal for use on the unit or at the bedside.
  • Safety Alert! and High Alert! boxes call attention to issues vital to patient safety.

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By Marianne Saunorus Baird, RN, MN, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Acute Care; Magnet Program Coordinator, Center for Nursing Excellence, Saint Joseph's Hospital, Atlanta, GA

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