Handbook of Clinical Nursing: Critical and Emergency Care Nursing

Editor/Author Fitzpatrick, Joyce, Hickman, Ronald and Alfes, Celeste M.
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Single-User Purchase Price: $50.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $75.00
ISBN: 978-0-8261-3029-7
Category: Health & Medicine - Nursing
Book Status: Available
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Designed for recently graduated RNs and nurses transitioning to a new clinical area, this extensive clinical reference is the best resource to provide essential information on the critical care and emergency care specialty areas. Concise and practical entries provide fundamental coverage of the most common clinical problems and issues encountered in nursing practice today.

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Table of Contents

  • Contributors
  • Preface
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm - Vicki A. Keough
  • Abdominal Pain - Christopher J. Contino
  • Acid–Base Imbalances - Michael D. Gooch
  • Acute Abdomen - Susanna Rudy
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome - Andrea Efre
  • Acute Exacerbation of a Chronic Condition - Brenda L. Douglass
  • Acute Pancreatitis in Adults - Virginia Mangolds
  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome - Kathleen C. Ashton
  • Acute Respiratory Failure - Breanna Hetland
  • Adrenal Insufficiency - Rachel K. Vanek
  • Back Pain - Sharon R. Rainer
  • Burns - Margaret Jean Carman
  • Burns: Classification and Severity - Melanie Gibbons Hallman and Lamon Norton
  • Chest Pain - Sharon R. Rainer
  • Child Abuse and Neglect - Patricia M. Speck, Pamela Harris Bryant, Tedra S. Smith, Sherita K. Etheridge, and Steadman McPeters
  • Clostridium difficile Infection - Sundaresh Anita
  • Continuous Veno-Venous Hemofiltration - Ian N. Saludares
  • Definitions of Emergency and Critical Care Nursing - Nicole M. Hartman and Courtney Vose
  • Dental Emergencies - Melanie Gibbons Hallman and Lamon Norton
  • Disaster Response - Darlie Simerson
  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation - Joyce E. Higgins
  • Domestic Violence - Patricia M. Speck, Diana K. Faugno, Rachell A. Ekroos, Melanie Gibbons Hallman, Gwendolyn D. Childs, Tedra S. Smith, and Stacey A. Mitchell
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat Emergencies - Kathleen Bradbury-Golas
  • Elder Abuse and Neglect - Patricia M. Speck, Richard Taylor, Stacey A. Mitchell, Diana K. Faugno, and Rita A. Jablonski-Jaudon
  • Encephalopathy - Deborah Vinesky
  • Endocrine Emergencies - Diane Fuller Switzer
  • Environmental Emergencies - Brittany Newberry
  • Extracorporeal Life Support - Grant Pignatiello, Katherine Hornack, and Julie E. Herzog
  • Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances - Michael D. Gooch
  • Fluid Resuscitation - Laura Stark Bai
  • Heart Transplantation - S. Brian Widmar
  • Hepatic Failure - Leon Chen and Lim Fidelindo
  • Hepatitis - Ramona A. Sowers and Carson Linda
  • Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia - Laura Stark Bai
  • Hypertensive Crisis and Hypertension - Kathleen Bradbury-Golas
  • Hypothermia - Marian Nowak
  • Integumentary Emergencies - Susanna Rudy
  • Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump - Grant Pignatiello
  • Mental and Behavioral Health Emergencies - Lia V. Ludan
  • Neurotrauma - Anita Sundaresh
  • Obstetrical and Gynecological Emergency Care - Vicki Bacidore
  • Ophthalmic Emergencies - Shannon M. Litten
  • Orthopedic Emergencies in Adults - Cindy Kumar
  • Pediatric Emergencies - Rachel Tkaczyk
  • Psychiatric Disorders: Suicide, Homicide, Psychosis - George Byron Peraza-Smith and Yolanda Bone
  • Respiratory Emergencies - Dustin Spencer
  • Return of Spontaneous Circulation With Hypothermia Initiation - Laura Stark Bai
  • Seizures - Eric Roberts
  • Sepsis - Ronald L. Hickman, Jr.
  • Sexual Assault - Patricia M. Speck, Diana K. Faugno, Rachell A. Ekroos, Melanie Gibbons Hallman, Sallie J. Shipman, Martha B. Dodd, Qiana A. Johnson, and Stacey A. Mitchell
  • Shock and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome - Jennifer Wilbeck
  • Solid Organ Transplantation - Marcia Johansson
  • Spinal Cord Injury - Lamon Norton and Melanie Gibbons Hallman
  • Substance Use Disorders and Toxicological Agents - Al Rundio
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm - Megan M. Shifrin and Ronald L. Hickman, Jr.
  • Thrombocytopenia in Adults - Khoa (Joey) Dang
  • Thyroid Crisis - Cynthia Ann Leaver
  • Traumatic Brain Injury - Elizabeth Wirth-Tomaszewski
  • Traumatic Injury - Dustin Spencer
  • Urologic Emergencies - Kelley Toffoli
  • Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia - Nancy Jaskowak Cresse
  • Ventricular Assist Devices - S. Brian Widmar
  • The Violent Patient - Janet E. Reilly and Michael Wichowski