Introduction to Critical Care Nursing
Mary Lou Sole, Marilyn Lamborn, Jeanette Hartshorn
W.B. Saunders, 2001 - Medical - 665 pages
The new third edition offers a wealth of revised and expanded content that reflects the latest changes in critical care nursing. This edition retains its easy-to-read format and continues to present concise nursing care plans. Research Applications boxes throughout focus on current issues in critical care nursing. An expanded number of Pathophysiology Flow Charts reinforce difficult concepts. New information on Geriatric Considerations is highlighted throughout and Clinical Alerts call attention to concerns from a variety of clinical settings. New Internet Resources are found in each chapter for further research on related topics.
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BRIEF CONTENTS Part One Fundamental Concepts
Overview of Critical Care Nursing
Individual and Family Response to the Critical Care Experience
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