Quick Reference to Critical Care

Publication Year: 2015

Edition: 5th Ed.

Authors/Editor: Diepenbrock, Nancy

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-1-45-119426-5

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 100

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Description

This well-illustrated pocket guide covers the full range of critical care scenarios, listing each disorder, medication, test, or device alphabetically by body system. Each entry supports the latest evidence-based nursing procedures and stabilization practices, all formatted in a convenient quick-read outline. Get immediate on-the-job answers to your critical care questions, with this comprehensive quick-use guide.

- NEW neurological content: Salt table on sodium imbalances, table on intercranial hypertension treatments, lumbar puncture, the Ommaya reservoir, stroke, and more
- NEW cardiovascular content: cardiomyopathy, cardiac surgery, new closure devices, EKGs, endovascular embolization, intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation, shock topics, transcatheter aortic valve replacement, ventricular assist device, hypothermia, and more
- NEW pulmonary content: capnography, oxyhemoglobin dissociation curve, Severe Acute Respiratory syndrome (SARS), and more
- NEW GI/GU content: intra-abdominal pressure management, lab abnormalities in acute liver failure, table for calculating body mass, and more
- NEW renal content: the Quinton catheter in hemodialysis and new CDC guidelines
- NEW endocrine content: metabolic syndrome
- NEW hematologic content: clotting cascade and clotting factor, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), Ebola virus, AIDS treatments, plasmaphoresis, thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, and more
- NEW content on drugs, labs, and imaging; dressing options for wound care
- NEW updated hotline phone numbers
- Get vital information fast with the quick reference format that ICU nurses have relied on for decades
- Read-at-a-glance bulleted outline format enables quick comprehension
- Extensive cross-referencing for additional, related information
- Chapters for each body system with disorders and injuries listed in alpha order
- Tables and charts with vital info on medication, dosing, conversions, compatibilities, lab tests, and more

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Diepenbrock, Nancy
ISBN: 978-1-45-119426-5
Specialty:
Medical/Surgical Nursing
Skills & Procedures
Pathophysiology
Language: English
Edition: 5th Ed.
Pages: 456
Illustrations: 350
Year: 2015
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 100

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