Compact Clinical Guide to Mechanical Ventilation: Foundations of Practice for Critical Care Nurses

Publication Year: 2013

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: Goldsworthy, Sandra; Graham, Leslie

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 978-0-82-619806-8

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 97

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The only book written about mechanical ventilation by nurses for nurses, this text fills a void in addressing high-level patient care and management specific to critical care nurses.

Emphasizing the nurse's role in mechanical ventilation, the book offers many features that facilitate in-depth learning. These include bulleted points to simplify complex ideas, learning objectives, key points summarized for speedy reference, learning activities, a case study in each chapter with questions for reflection, clinical "pearls," references for additional study, and a glossary.

•Written by nurses for nurses
•Provides theoretical and practical, step-by-step information about mechanical ventilation for practicing nurses, students, and educators
•Comprises a valuable resources for the orientation of nurses new to critical care
•Contains chapters on international perspectives in critical care and pharmacology protocols for the mechanically ventilated patient


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Goldsworthy, Sandra; Graham, Leslie
ISBN: 978-0-82-619806-8
Medical/Surgical Nursing
Nursing Process & Diagnosis
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 176
Year: 2013
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 97