Publication Year: 2009
Authors/Editor: Porter, William
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Critical Care Nursing Handbook offers clinicians quick access to the latest treatment guidelines for the specific diseases and conditions most commonly found in the ER or ICU so they can treat the most vulnerable patients effectively and efficiently.
This text includes such topics as pathophysiology, treatment guidelines, rationales to help clinicians quickly identify an illmess and treat a patient; IV infusion rates for the most common IV push medications; and a list of brand and generic names for over 1,600 prescription and over-the-counter medications.
Diseases covered include:
* diabetic ketoacidosis
* Acute myocardial infarction