Introduction to Critical Care Nursing, Volume 1
Elsevier Saunders, 2005 - Medical - 751 pages
The 4th edition provides a solid foundation in the concepts, assessment, and technical skills of critical care nursing. It includes an entire section focusing on skills that every critical care nurse needs to use, such as ventilatory assistance and hemodynamic monitoring. The text also provides real-life case studies to help readers understand how concepts apply to critical care practice. New chapters on the hot areas of Nutrition and Comfort and Sedation reflect the real-world challenges of the critical care nurse. Introduction to Critical Care Nursing, 4th Edition also comes with a companion website with self-study exercises. Ideal for students as well as experienced nurses new to critical care. Instructor resources available; contact your sales representative for details.
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