Critical Care Nursing in a Flash

Publication Year: 2008

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: Springhouse

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-0-78-179284-4

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Description

Filled with checklists, illustrations, diagrams, flowcharts, and tables, this handy pocket reference gives nurses instant access to essential clinical facts in critical care nursing.

The contents are organized into tabbed sections: Assessment, Disorders, Diagnostic Tests, Skills, Medications & I.V.s., and Patient Teaching.

Coverage includes: laboratory values, troubleshooting equipment, drug dosages, ventilator weaning parameters, equivalent measures, controlled drug schedules, infection control precautions, emergency cardiac drug administration, conversion formulas, I.V. flow rates, estimating burn surface area, respiratory patterns, evaluating level of consciousness, ECG rhythm interpretation, and much more.

Graphic icons: Alert (clinical cautions, warnings, and important facts) and Snapshot (explanations of pathophysiology).

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Springhouse
ISBN: 978-0-78-179284-4
Specialty:
Critical Care
Critical Care Medicine
Dictionaries & Word References
References
Skills & Procedures
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 416
Year: 2008

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