Essentials of Critical Care Nursing
Marianne Chulay, Suzanne M. Burns
McGraw-Hill, Medical Pub. Division, 2005 - Medical - 210 pages
Features • Ideal for critical care and progressive care orientation programs • Incorporates AACN Protocols for Practice • Builds on essential knowledge to more advanced concepts • Provides excellent foundation for CCRN certification exam • Includes ACLS™ algorithms, critical care drug tables, cardiac rhythm characteristics and treatment guides, troubleshooting guides for hemodynamic monitoring and ventilator management, as well as other useful critical care protocols and guidelines.• Endorsed by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.
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1uration Administration Guidelines continued airway pressure Amiodarone arrhythmias Assessment atrial fibrillation atrial flutter balloon beats/min blood Bolus Bolus dose Infusion bradycardia breathing bundle branch cardiac output Cardiac Rhythms cardioversion chest cimetidine ciprofloxacin Conduction decreased digoxin dobutamine dose Infusion dose Drug interactions ECG Characteristics Treatment effect of neuromuscular electrode endotracheal tube erythromycin ft ft ft heart rate Hemodynamic heparin I1 1ose Range Infuse over 15-30 Infuse over 60 infusion rate Infusion Times/Comments/1rug Interactions Inject over 60 Intravenous Medication Administration Intubating Intubating dose ischemia Loading dose mcg/kg/min Medication Administration Guidelines metabolism inhibited mg I1 mg in 15W mg/h mg/kg mg/kg/h mg/min Monitoring Myocardial neuromuscular blocking agents oxygen Paco2 Pao2 PEEP PR interval Problem/Causes Management procainamide Pulmonary Artery Catheters QRS complex Quinidine re2uired Rhythm ECG Characteristics sec Continuous infusion ss necessary stopcocks suctioning tachycardia theophylline transducer Treatment Guide continued Troubleshooting Guide continued Usual I1 1ose Usually normal Ventilatory Troubleshooting Guide ventricles ventricular rate waves