AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing, 5th Ed.

AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing, 5th Ed.

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Book, 635 pages, 2023
9781264269884

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AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing, 5th Ed.

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Written by top clinical experts, “AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing,” 5th Ed. offers succinct, comprehensive guidance for delivering the most current treatments in the care of critically ill adult patients and their families.

This engaging, evidence-based guide features everything nurses and students need to know to offer safe and effective critical care. Endorsed by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), this peer-reviewed resource covers the essential details for the care of critically ill adult patients and their families.

The book features helpful tables and algorithms as well as a practical, building-block organization that begins with the basics before logically proceeding to more complex concepts. “AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing” is an essential tool for clinicians at the point of care and for those preparing for CCRN certification.

“AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing,” 5th Ed. is organized into four sections:

  • The Essentials: Presents core information for providing safe, competent nursing care to critically ill adult patients, regardless of their underlying medical diagnoses
  • Pathologic Conditions: Covers conditions and management strategies commonly encountered among adult critical care patients
  • Advanced Concepts in Caring for the Critically Ill Patient: Describes specific pathologic conditions that require specialized critical care management
  • Key Reference Information: Features normal laboratory and diagnostic values, cardiac rhythms and their treatment, and crisis standards of care

Table of Contents:

Section I. The Essentials

1. Assessment of Critically Ill Patients and Their Families
2. Planning Care for Critically Ill Patients and Their Families
3. Interpretation and Management of Basic Cardiac Rhythms
4. Hemodynamic Monitoring
5. Airway and Ventilatory Management
6. Pain, Sedation and Neuromuscular Blockade Management
7. Pharmacology
8. Ethical and Legal Considerations

Section II. Pathologic Conditions

9. Cardiovascular System
10. Respiratory System
11. Multisystem Problems
12. Neurologic System
13. Hematologic and Immune Systems
14. Gastrointestinal System
15. Renal System
16. Endocrine System
17. Trauma

Section III. Advanced Concepts

18. Advanced ECG Concepts
19. Advanced Cardiovascular Concepts
20. Advanced Respiratory Concepts: Modes of Ventilation
21. Advanced Neurologic Concepts

Section IV. Key Reference Information

22. Normal Laboratory Reference Values Table
23. Implementing Crisis Standards of Care
24. Hemodynamic Monitoring Troubleshooting Guide
25. Cardiac Rhythms, ECG Characteristics and Treatment Guide

ISBN #: 9781264269884

Editor: S. Delgado