Publication Year: 2013
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Goldsworthy, Sandra; Graham, Leslie
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 97
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