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Author Wyckoff, Mary
Title Critical Care : Concepts, Role, and Practice for the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Imprint New York : Springer Publishing Company, 2009
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (581 pages)
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Contributors -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1 The Acute Care Nurse Practitioner: An Established Role in Acute and Critical Care -- Chapter 2 Legal Issues for Critical Care Advanced Practice Nurses -- Chapter 3 Critical Care Pulmonary Management -- Chapter 4 Cardiac Concepts in Acute Care -- Chapter 5 Neurological Critical Care -- Chapter 6 Managing Liver, Kidney, and Kidney-Pancreas Transplant in the ICU -- Chapter 7 Care of the Critically Injured Patient -- Chapter 8 Burn Management -- Chapter 9 Multisystem Organ Failure -- Chapter 10 Nutrition, Fluids, and Electrolytes in the Critically Ill Patient -- Chapter 11 Endocrine Emergencies -- Chapter 12 Infection and Antibiotic Use in the Critically Ill Patient -- Chapter 13 End-of-Life and Palliative Care -- Chapter 14 Procedures in Critical Care -- Chapter 15 Sedation and Analgesia in the ICU -- Chapter 16 Family-Centered Care -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W
The authors of this text present the first comprehensive guide to NP practice in the acute and intensive care settings. An excellent reference for graduate students and practicing NPs, this comprehensive guidebook clearly delineates the role of the nurse practitioner in the intensive care environment. Critical Care discusses in detail the development and scope of this fast-growing new role for NPs. Significant emphasis is given to the complex pathophysiology and appropriate management of common problems encountered in the critical care environment, including trauma, infections, and disease. One chapter is also dedicated to the medical, legal, and ethical aspects of critical care. Chapter template includes: Introduction and topic-specific issues Diagnostic criteria, clinical manifestationsTreatment, medications, and therapiesRelevant monitoringPrognosis and outcomesSummary and referencesBoxed highlights, evidence-based guidelines, and online resources
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Wyckoff, Mary Critical Care : Concepts, Role, and Practice for the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner New York : Springer Publishing Company,c2009 9780826138262
Subject Intensive care nursing.;Nurse practitioners
Electronic books
Alt Author Houghton, Douglas
LePage, Carolyn Therese
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