What began as a compilation of author notes from a real critical care hospital practice setting is now a pocket-sized powerhouse for critical care nurses and students! Quick Reference to Critical Care, 4th edition, provides thoroughly updated critical care content and updated cross-references with page numbers for even quicker reference and ease of use. Information is organized by body system, with each part presented alphabetically for fast, easy access. Full of fast facts, mnemonics, and over 200 images and tables!
The fifth edition of this pocket-sized reference guide to procedures, treatments, and stabilization techniques for disorders, injuries, and patient situations commonly seen in the critical care setting. It features extensive cross referencing to prevent discrepancy between terms. The text is “to the point” and is comprised of easy-to-understand terms. The layout features bullets to highlight specific information, provides “Remember” notations to emphasize important facts, and incorporates sun rhymes to help with reader retention.
This invaluable guide is a down-to-earth basic reference that offers quick, easy-to-access information for all critical care professionals. Information is presented by organ system and arranged alphabetically within each category; the book also includes a comprehensive table of contents. Originally compiled as a little black book for use by Nancy Diepenbrock, her students, and colleagues, this reference includes blank space so that it can continue to be customised by its readers. More than 200 images, including line drawings and photos, and 40 tables help readers to quickly understand information
Release on 2015-04-27 | by Nancy H Diepenbrock, RN, Ccrn
Author: Nancy H Diepenbrock, RN, Ccrn
Pubpsher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Category: Critical care medicine
The fourth edition of this pocket-sized reference guide to procedures, treatments, and stabilization techniques for disorders, injuries, and patient situations commonly seen in the critical care setting is now updated for use by nursing students as well practicing critical care nurses. Featuring new information on new drugs, defibrillators and EECP therapy, this useful reference offers two sections providing quick access to need-to-know information. The first section is organized by body system, with problems of each system alphabetized. The second section contains essential information on drugs, dosing, conversions, calculations, compatibilities, laboratory tests, and more. This edition features over 200 images and tables, as well as Fast Facts and mnemonics to foster knowledge retention. Cross-references include page numbers, which provides quick access to information without the need to search the index.
Release on 2006-12-01 | by William Porter,Dawn Phipps
Author: William Porter,Dawn Phipps
Pubpsher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Packed with vital, practical facts -- Health Professionals Rely on Porter’s Pocket Guides for Fast, Accurate Clinical Information! Porter’s Pocket Guide to Emergency & Critical Care is a quick reference for emergency and critical care nurses and other healthcare professionals containing all of the key clinical information they need at their fingertips. This pocket guide covers emergency and critical care related to cardiology, neurology and pediatrics. Key Features: ACLS guidelines Quick reference to ER and ICU nurses 52 critical medications, dosage charts for critical drips Automatically interprets ABG results Instant EKG interpretation: identify interior wall MI’s from anterior, posterior and lateral wall MIs Cover neurology, cardiology, pediatrics With nearly 500,000 copies in print, the Porter’s Pocket Guide Series is well-known in the nursing field and includes Porter’s Pocket Guide to Nursing, Porter’s Pocket Guide to Pediatrics, and Porter’s Pocket Guide to Emergency & Critical Care. Each title is a succinct portrait of the key clinical information nurses and health professionals need. Porter’s Pocket Guides have been an indispensable reference to healthcare professionals and institutions for over 15 years.
Release on 2010-11-30 | by Marianne Saunorus Baird,Susan Bethel
Nursing Interventions and Collaborative Management
Author: Marianne Saunorus Baird,Susan Bethel
Pubpsher: Elsevier Health Sciences
It's the ideal go-to reference for the clinical setting! Compact and easy to use, Manual of Critical Care Nursing, 6th Edition presents essential information on approximately 80 disorders and conditions, as well as concepts relevant to caring for all critically ill patients and functioning in the critical care environment. Award-winning clinical nurse specialists Marianne Baird and Sue Bethel separate the content first by body system and then by disorder, with each disorder including a brief description of pathophysiology, assessment, diagnostic testing, collaborative management, nursing diagnoses, desired outcomes, nursing interventions, and patient teaching and rehabilitation. A concise format presents the material in a way that reflects a practicing nurse's thought processes. Coverage of approximately 80 critical care conditions/disorders includes those most commonly seen in critical care units. Chapter outlines provide easy access to disorders. A portable size makes it ideal for use in the unit or bedside, and is also easy to carry on campus. Unique! Gerontology icon highlights considerations relating to the care of older adults. Unique! Research briefs in special boxes discuss selected research studies for evidence-based patient care. Unique! The latest NANDA-approved nursing diagnoses increase familiarity with NANDA terminology. Appendixes provide quick reference to information needed in the critical care setting. Revised format mirrors a practicing nurse's approach to patient care, making it easier to find information. Newly formatted care plans incorporate diagnoses, interventions, and desired outcomes in a consistent, logical organization. Patient safety alerts and high alerts call attention to issues important to a patient’s safety. Unique! Diagnostic Tests tables highlight the definition, purpose, and abnormal findings for each test. Unique! Collaborative Management tables concisely summarize key points while incorporating nationally recognized guidelines. Colored tabs mark the location of each body system, making topics easier to find. Smaller trim size increases portability for use in the unit or bedside, while enhancing readability.
A DAVIS'S NOTES BOOK! Meet the challenges of the CCU! This pocket-sized quick reference is your go-to guide for the clinical information you need to care for adult patients safely and effectively. From disease process and their underlying pathology through nursing and medical management, you'll find the answers to the questions that arise everyday organized under 11 convenient tabs. Handy, write-on/wipe-off pages make it even more helpful.Describes the basic concepts applicable to a wide range of clinical situations, with cross-references where appropriate.- Uses a body system organization that encompasses 95 diseases and conditions, addressing Definition of Disease or Condition Underlying Pathophysiology Clinical Presentation Diagnostic Tests and Arrhythmia Strips (where applicable), and Management of the Clinical Condition.- Covers 26 medications specific to Critical Care.- Offers tools, a guide to abbreviations, and an index for quick reference.