Cardiac Surgery Essentials For Critical Care Nursing

Author: Sonya R. Hardin
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763757625
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Cardiac Surgery Essentials for Critical Care Nursing is an evidence-based foundation for care of the patient during the vulnerable period immediately following cardiac surgery. A comprehensive resource, this text serves as a foundation for nurses beginning to care for cardiac surgery patients, as well as a source of advanced knowledge for nurses who have mastered the essential basic skills necessary to care for this patient population. It addresses significant changes in cardiac surgery and the nursing responsibilities to meet the needs of these acutely ill patients, as well as advances and strategies to optimize patient outcomes in this dynamic field. The perfect study aid for those readers preparing for the AACN's Cardiac Surgery Certification, this book features critical thinking questions, multiple choice self-assessment questions, web resources, clinical inquiry boxes, and case studies.

Cardiac Surgery Essentials For Critical Care Nursing

Author: East Carolina University Greenville North Carolina Sonya R Hardin
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1284068404
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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
Size: 69.88 MB
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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: 36.15 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

Aacn Essentials Of Critical Care Nursing Second Edition

Author: Marianne Chulay
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071702725
Size: 80.78 MB
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The authoritative, evidence-based coverage you need to safely and competently care for adult, critically ill patients and their families – or prepare for the critical care nursing certification exam Endorsed by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses and written by top clinical experts in acute care nursing, this textbook thoroughly covers all the need-to-know details on the care of adult, critically ill patients and their families. Supported by helpful tables and algorithms, the book’s practical, building-block organization starts with the basics before proceeding to more complex concepts, paralleling the blueprint for the critical care nursing CCRN certification examination. AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing is divided into four logical sections, which, taken as a whole, will give you complete understanding of this challenging area of nursing practice: The Essentials – provides fundamental information that new clinicians must understand to provide safe, competent nursing care to all critically ill patients, regardless of their underlying medical diagnosis. Pathological Conditions – covers pathologic conditions and management strategies commonly encountered in all adult critical care units. Advanced Concepts in Caring for the Critically Ill Patient – presents advanced critical care concepts or pathologic conditions that are less common or more specialized than those generally found in adult critical care units. Key Reference Information – includes reference information that you will find helpful in a clinical environment, such as normal laboratory and diagnostic values, algorithms for advanced cardiac life support, and summary tables of critical care drugs and cardiac rhythms Each chapter begins with Knowledge Competencies that can be used to gauge your progress. This edition is compatible with ECCO (Essentials of Critical Care Orientation), the online program offered by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.

Cardiac Review An Issue Of Critical Care Nursing Clinics E Book

Author: Bobbie Leeper
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455709115
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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.

Adult Ccrn Certification Review

Author: Coo and Director of Clinical Applications Menifee California Ann J Brorsen
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 144969487X
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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
Size: 44.76 MB
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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.

Tratamientos Regenerativos En Medicina Del Deporte Y Traumatolog A

Author: Gerard A. Malanga
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 8491134026
Size: 70.82 MB
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La medicina regenerativa ofrece a los especialistas nuevas herramientas para ayudar a reparar el daño de los tejidos, aliviar el dolor, acelerar los procesos de curación y mejorar la función normal para pacientes con enfermedades degenerativas o lesiones deportivas. Esta obra es uno de los primeros libros dirigido al tratamiento ortobiológico para patologías de origen traumatológico. Avalada por expertos en medicina regenerativa, esta guía basada en la evidencia y en la experiencia está redactada para especialistas que buscan entender mejor e implementar de manera efectiva estos tratamientos. Este título presenta una cobertura amplia y basada en fundamentos científico sobre asuntos legislativos, recomendaciones nutricionales y estrategias de rehabilitación e intervenciones regenerativas indicadas para problemas específicos. Texto que pretende ser una referencia para restaurar la función de los atletas u otros pacientes con patologías musculoesquelética.