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ISBN: 9781292073415
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Edición: 6
Copyright: 2015
Páginas: 560

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High-Acuity Nursing: Global Edition (ebook)

By Kathleen Dorman Wagner RN, MSN, CS, Karen Johnson


For courses on high-acuity nursing intended to serve undergraduate nursing students, novice nurses, novice critical-care nurses, and home-health nurses. The most focused, up-to-date, easy-to-understand guide to high-acuity nursing in all care settings. High-Acuity Nursing brings together the knowledge needed to care for adult patients with complex conditions and unpredictable outcomes, across settings ranging from critical care to high-skill long-term facilities. It makes critical pathophysiological concepts clinically applicable to high-acuity patients; enhances students’ clinical decision-making skills; provides extensive and immediate feedback; and supports self-paced learning. This tightly focused guide has been substantially reorganised to reflect faculty and student feedback. This edition adds bulleted chapter summaries; NCLEX-style posttest items; updated Emerging Evidence boxes; coverage of oncological emergencies, hypertensive crises, and acute aortic problems; adult doses in Related Pharmacotherapy boxes; and a brand-new chapter on complications associated with metabolic stress response. This book is designed to help learners rapidly gain mastery and confidence. It provides:  Focused coverage of topics specifically related to high-acuity nursing: Helps learners gain command of crucial content without ever feeling overwhelmed by its volume and complexity Links pathophysiological principles and clinical care: Helps learners translate pathophysiological principles into care decisions, and understand the rationale for those decisions Learner-focused “active learning” with strong pedagogical support: “Chunks” complex information into small, discrete sections, provides quizzes after each section to ensure mastery, and offers extensive pedagogical support for more effective study The full text downloaded to your computer   With eBooks you can: search for key concepts, words and phrases make highlights and notes as you study share your notes with friends eBooks are downloaded to your computer and accessible either offline through the Bookshelf (available as a free download), available online and also via the iPad and Android apps. Upon purchase, you'll gain instant access to this eBook. Time limit The eBooks products do not have an expiry date. You will continue to access your digital ebook products whilst you have your Bookshelf installed.

Chapter 1 High-Acuity Nursing
Chapter 2 Holistic Care of the Patient and Family
Chapter 3 The Older Adult High-Acuity Patient
Chapter 4 Acute Pain Management
Chapter 5 Nutrition Support
Chapter 6 Mechanical Ventilation
Chapter 7 Introduction to Hemodynamic Monitoring
Chapter 8 Basic Cardiac Rhythm Interpretation
Chapter 9 Complex Wound Management
Chapter 10 Determinants and Assessment of Pulmonary Function
Chapter 11 Alterations in Pulmonary Function
Chapter 12 Determinants and Assessment of Cardiac Function
Chapter 13 Alterations in Cardiac Function
Chapter 14 Alterations in Myocardial Tissue Perfusion
Chapter 15 Determinants and Assessment of Cerebral Perfusion
Chapter 16 Mentation and Sensory Motor Complications of Acute Illness
Chapter 17 Acute Stroke Injury
Chapter 18 Traumatic Brain Injury
Chapter 19 Acute Spinal Cord Injury
Chapter 20 Determinants and Assessment of Gastrointestinal Function
Chapter 21 Alterations in Gastrointestinal Function
Chapter 22 Alterations in Liver Function
Chapter 23 Alterations in Pancreatic Function
Chapter 24 Determinants and Assessment of Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
Chapter 25 Alterations in Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
Chapter 26 Acute Kidney Injury
Chapter 27 Determinants and Assessment of Hematologic Function
Chapter 28 Alterations in Red Blood Cell Function and Hemostasis
Chapter 29 Alterations in White Blood Cell Function and Oncologic Emergencies
Chapter 30 Determinants and Assessment of Nutrition and Metabolic Function
Chapter 31 Metabolic Response to Stress
Chapter 33 Determinants and Assessment of Oxygenation
Chapter 34 Multiple Trauma
Chapter 35 Acute Burn Injury
Chapter 36 Shock States
Chapter 37 Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome
Chapter 38 Solid Organ and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation