Cardiac Surgery Essentials For Critical Care Nursing

Author: Sonya R. Hardin
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1284068323
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Cardiac Surgery Essentials for Critical Care Nursing, Second Edition is designed for certified nurses who work in cardiovascular surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, or postanesthesia care units caring for patients in the first 48 hours postoperatively. An ideal foundation for nurses beginning to care for cardiac surgery patients, it also provides advanced knowledge for nurses who have mastered the basic skills necessary to care for this patient population.Completely updated and revised, it addresses significant changes in cardiac surgery, the nursing responsibilities needed to meet the needs of acutely ill patients, and strategies to optimize patient outcomes in this dynamic field. New to this edition is additional information on pulmonary, renal, and diabetic issues related to cardiac surgery, a new chapter on minimally invasive surgery utilizing robotics, updated case studies, current references, and enhanced evidence-based practice guidelines.An ideal resource for those preparing for the AACN's Cardiac Surgery Certification, it features critical thinking questions, multiple choice self-assessment questions, web resources, clinical inquiry boxes, and case studies. Included with each new print book is an Access Code for Navigate TestPrep, a dynamic and fully hosted online assessment tool offering the book's questions and robust reporting.

Cardiac Surgery Essentials For Critical Care Nursing

Author: East Carolina University Greenville North Carolina Sonya R Hardin
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1284068404
Size: 28.73 MB
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Cardiac Surgery Essentials for Critical Care Nursing, Second Edition is an indispensable reference for new and experienced nurses caring for patients in intensive care units immediately following cardiac surgery. Completely updated and revised, it addresses significant changes in cardiac surgery, the nursing responsibilities necessary to meet the needs of acutely ill patients, and strategies to optimize patient outcomes in this dynamic field. The Second Edition features additional information on pulmonary, renal, and diabetic issues related to cardiac surgery, a new chapter on minimally invasive surgery utilizing robotics, updated case studies, current references, and enhanced evidence-based practice guidelines. An ideal resource to help prepare for the Cardiac Surgery Certification subspecialty exam offered by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, it features critical thinking questions, multiple choice self-assessment questions, web resources, clinical inquiry boxes, an

Understanding The Essentials Of Critical Care Nursing

Author: Kathleen Perrin
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134146348
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This title is appropriate for all baccalaureate-level courses in critical care and advanced adult or medical surgical nursing, as well as for hospital orientation programs for beginning critical care nurses. An introduction to critical care that helps nurses deliver safe, effective care that optimizes patients' outcome Understanding the Essentials of Critical Care Nursing provides novice critical care nurses with a firm foundation so that they are able to understand the complexities of care; deliver safe, effective care; and begin their transition to expert nurses. It identifies concepts and techniques that are unique to critical care nursing and focuses on the essentials of providing care to patients with disorders that are commonly seen in critical care settings. Evidence-based practices, safety initiatives, commonly used medications, and leading technologies for providing better care are highlighted throughout the book. The Third Edition includes current recommendations for practice as well as new NCLEX�-style questions and analytical Why/Why Not features that spark critical thinking and test readers' understanding. By concentrating on the problems that the new critical care nurse is most likely to encounter, the text establishes the groundwork students need to become increasingly effective nurses capable of offering advanced care.

Fast Facts For The Cardiac Surgery Nurse

Author: Tanya Hodge, MS, RN, CNS, CCRN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826108326
Size: 14.45 MB
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A succinct yet comprehensive reference tool for cardiac surgery nurses, this new addition to the Fast Facts series provides quick access to frequently used information regarding the care of cardiac surgery patients. It encompasses the timeline from pre-op to recovery period, with a special focus on the prevention and management of commonly seen post-op complications. The book addresses surgical treatments for coronary artery disease, valve disease, descending aortic aneurysms, and congenital heart disease in adults, and covers patient presentation and diagnostic tests, immediate and extended post-operative period care, cardiac rehabilitation programs, and patient education. Intended for daily use, this reference not only contains important guidelines for all nurses caring for cardiac surgery patients, but reinforces highly specialized skills and supports the development of new skills. It will be highly valuable to new graduates and nurses who are considering a switch to cardiac care, as well as seasoned practitioners. Key Features: Provides a handy pocket reference for new and experienced cardiac care nurses Clearly organized for easy reference to equipment, procedures, and pre- and post-op specialty care Includes ìFast Facts in a Nutshellî feature to help guide the new nurse Pays special attention to the differences between CHD and manifestations of other heart disease states Pinpoints sensitive nursing indicators and ways to improve patient care

Adult Ccrn Certification Review

Author: Coo and Director of Clinical Applications Menifee California Ann J Brorsen
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 144969487X
Size: 78.23 MB
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Adult CCRN Certification Review, Second Edition is the perfect study guide for nurses preparing to take the Adult CCRN exam administered by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN). First introduced in 1976, CCRN certification reflects expertise for nurses providing care to acutely or critically ill adults and their families in areas such as intensive and cardiac care units, trauma units, or critical care transport. Completely updated and revised, Adult CCRN Certification Review, Second Edition contains more than 1,200 questions with comprehensive rationales on a broad range of topics divided into sections similar to those found on the Adult CCRN Test Plan. New to this edition are sections on behavioral/psychosocial issues and special populations in critical care. Included with each new print book is an online Access Code for Navigate TestPrep, a dynamic and fully hosted online assessment tool designed to help nurses prepare for certification examinations by offering the book s questions, detailed rationales, and reporting. * Randomized questions from the book create new exams on each attempt * Monitors results on practice examinations with score and time tracking * Reporting tools evaluate progress and results

Aacn Certification And Core Review For High Acuity And Critical Care E Book

Author: Lisa M. Stone
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437725589
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The new 6th edition of Core Review for Critical Care Nursing helps readers assess and build their knowledge of critical care nursing as they prepare for the certification exam. The book consists of three 200-question sample examinations that provide extensive practice and review key content. An in-depth rationale, complete with references, is included for each question. Written under the authority of the American Association for Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), this book is an ideal study tool to facilitate preparation for critical care nursing certification. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Based on Core Curriculum for Critical Care Nursing, 6th Edition, the review is designed to follow along with the core text. Three separate sample examinations each address the complete range of important areas in critical care nursing and challenge readers' mastery of the essential knowledge base in the specialty. Answers are provided for each question, accompanied by rationales and references, to assist readers in building their knowledge. Each examination mirrors the certification examination content, multiple-choice question format, and content distribution, giving readers realistic practice for the examination. Contains a review of the synergy model, including Professional Care and Ethical Practice. Contains a review of the AHRQ and JCAHO evidence-based practice guidelines that are incorporated in Core Curriculum for Critical Care Nursing, 6th Ed.

Cardiac Review An Issue Of Critical Care Nursing Clinics E Book

Author: Bobbie Leeper
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455709115
Size: 43.34 MB
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This issue of Critical Care Nursing Clinics, Guest Edited by Bobbi Leeper, MN, RN, CNS M-S, CCRN, at Baylor University Medical Center, provides review of Cardiac topics for the practicing nurse. Article topics include: Spectrum of Acute Coronary Syndromes; Mechanical Complications of AMI; Glucose Control in the Cardiovascular Patient; Pulmonary Hypertension; Pulmonary Problems in the Patient with Cardiovascular Disease; Stroke Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery; Surgery on Thoracic Aorta; Heart Valve Surgery; Complications of Cardiac Surgery; Electrolyte Disorders in the Cardiac Patient; and Cardiogenic Shock.

Essentials Of Cardiac Anesthesia E Book

Author: Joel A. Kaplan
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437711030
Size: 35.65 MB
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Authored by the same stellar editors and contributors responsible for Kaplan's Cardiac Anesthesia, this title presents today's most essential clinical knowledge in cardiac anesthesia in a practical, user-friendly format. A manageable size and affordable price makes this an ideal purchase for every clinician who would like an economical yet dependable resource in cardiac anesthesia. Provides the key cardiac anesthesia information you need to know by authorities you trust. Uses a concise, user-friendly format that helps you locate the answers you need quickly. Features key points boxes in each chapter to help you quickly access the most crucial information. Includes annotated references that guide you to the most practical additional resources. Features a portable size and clinical emphasis that facilitates and enhances bedside patient care. Contains the authoritative guidance of larger reference books without the expense.

Critical Care Nursing Certification Preparation Review And Practice Exams Seventh Edition

Author: Alexander Johnson
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 007182670X
Size: 25.30 MB
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The best review available for the Critical Care Nursing Certification Exam! Critical Care Nursing Certification: Preparation, Review, and Practice Exams, Seventh Edition is a complete, step-by-step study package that covers everything nurses need to know to pass the examination administered by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN). Following the CCRN blueprint, coverage of each subject is weighted to reflect its level of importance on the actual exam. Presented in concise, easy-to-read chapters, the book includes subject-specific practice exams, allowing readers to identify and focus on their weak areas. In addition, the handy “Editor’s Note” feature explains changes to the exam, highlights what is important, and alerts readers to the number of questions they should expect on a given topic. New to this edition is remediation to answers in the practice exams that include rationales, test-taking tips, and strategies