Quick Reference to Critical Care

Quick Reference to Critical Care
Author : DIEPENBROCK
Publisher : LWW
Total Pages : 504
Release : 2020-11-10
ISBN 10 : 1975136837
ISBN 13 : 9781975136833
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Quick Reference to Critical Care Book Description:

Sharpen your critical care skills, with the fully updated Quick Reference to Critical Care, fifth 5th edition . 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. Get on-the-spot, critical care direction and data ... - 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 - More than 350 illustrations - Figures, algorithms, photos, drawings, and tables - 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 - Remember feature notes important points to aid easy recall


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