Manual of Critical Care Nursing: Nursing Interventions and Collaborative Management
Marianne Saunorus Baird, Janet Hicks Keen, Pamela L. Swearingen
Elsevier Mosby, 2005 - Medical - 708 pages
This essential resource provides quick access to the latest information for more than 75 clinical phenomena seen in critical care and is ideal for use in the clinical setting to plan nursing care. Each disorder includes a brief description of pathophysiology, assessment, diagnostic testing, collaborative management, nursing diagnoses, nursing interventions specific to those diagnoses, and patient teaching and rehabilitation. Its convenient outline format and portable size make it the perfect clinical companion.
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General Concepts in Caring for the Critically Ill
Sedating and Paralytic Agents
Alterations in Consciousness
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abdominal acid acidosis activity acute Administer airway analgesics artery Assess atrial beats/min bleeding blood bowel breathing breaths/min calcium capillary refill cardiac output catheter cause cells cerebral chest chronic clinical COLLABORATIVE MANAGEMENT Consult physician decreased deficit Desired outcome DIAGNOSES AND INTERVENTIONS disease diuretics dose drainage drug dyspnea dysrhythmias edema electrolyte elevated eupnea Evaluate evidenced function gastric heart failure Hemodynamic hemorrhage heparin hepatic hyperglycemia hypertension hypomagnesemia hyponatremia hypophosphatemia hypotension hypovolemia hypoxemia impaired increased indicators infection infusion initial injury intake ischemia levels liver lung mechanical ventilation medications mEq/L metabolic mg/dl ml/kg/hr Monitor muscle myocardial neurologic normal NURSING DIAGNOSES nutrition occur oral oxygen pain PAWP perfusion peripheral platelet potassium prescribed pressure prevent protein Psychosocial Support pulmonary pulse renal failure respiratory result risk secondary sepsis serum shock signs skin sodium symptoms syndrome systolic tachycardia tachypnea Teach patient therapy tissue trauma treatment tube urinary vascular vasodilation vasopressors venous ventricular wound