Oxford handbook of critical care nursing / Heather Baid, Fiona Creed, Jessica Hargreaves.

By: Baid, Heather [author.]Contributor(s): Creed, Fiona [author.] | Hargreaves, Jessica [author.]Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Series: Oxford handbooks in nursingPublisher: Oxford, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, United States of America : Oxford University Press, 2016Edition: Second editionDescription: 1 online resource (xiii, 549 pages)ISBN: 9780198701071 (pbk.); 0198701071 (pbk.)Subject(s): Critical Illness -- nursing | Nursing Assessment | Critical Care Nursing | Critical Illness -- nursing | Nursing Assessment | Critical Care NursingGenre/Form: Handbooks | Handbook DDC classification: 616.02/8 LOC classification: RT120.I5 | A36 2016NLM classification: 2017 C-776 | WY 49Online resources: Click here to access this book using your OpenAthens username & password (HSE East only). Other regions please contact your local library.
Contents:
Admission to critical care -- Systematic assessment -- Generic care of the critically ill patient -- Respiratory assessment and monitoring -- Respiratory support -- Cardiovascular assessment and monitoring -- Cardiovascular support -- Neurological care -- Renal care -- Gastrointestinal care -- Sepsis -- Metabolic disorders -- Immunology -- Haematology -- Managing emergencies -- Obstetric ergencies -- Poisoning -- Trauma -- End-of-life care -- Transfer of the critical care patient -- Rehabilitation and discharge.
Summary: The second edition of the Oxford Handbook of Critical Care Nursing has been fully revised to reflect a more systematic approach to care delivery and to follow the patient pathway. Focused on the practical issues of nursing care and nursing procedures, this handbook has been written by nurses, for nurses.Reflecting current best practice, the Oxford Handbook of Critical Care Nursing is an easily accessible and evidence-based guide for all levels of nursing staff working in critical care environments. It provides the nurse at the bedside with the answers to day-to-day problems experienced when caring for critically ill patients, and is also a guide to some of the less commonly encountered issues. The new edition of this handbook will continue to help support novice and experienced staffin critical care environments.Now including more detail on the psychological issues facing critically ill patients, and more information on the intricacies of receiving a critically ill patient and transferring from a critical care environment, this handbook is a concise, practical, and comprehensive resource.
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Preceded by Oxford handbook of critical care nursing / Sheila K. Adam, Sue Osborne. 2009.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Admission to critical care -- Systematic assessment -- Generic care of the critically ill patient -- Respiratory assessment and monitoring -- Respiratory support -- Cardiovascular assessment and monitoring -- Cardiovascular support -- Neurological care -- Renal care -- Gastrointestinal care -- Sepsis -- Metabolic disorders -- Immunology -- Haematology -- Managing emergencies -- Obstetric ergencies -- Poisoning -- Trauma -- End-of-life care -- Transfer of the critical care patient -- Rehabilitation and discharge.

The second edition of the Oxford Handbook of Critical Care Nursing has been fully revised to reflect a more systematic approach to care delivery and to follow the patient pathway. Focused on the practical issues of nursing care and nursing procedures, this handbook has been written by nurses, for nurses.Reflecting current best practice, the Oxford Handbook of Critical Care Nursing is an easily accessible and evidence-based guide for all levels of nursing staff working in critical care environments. It provides the nurse at the bedside with the answers to day-to-day problems experienced when caring for critically ill patients, and is also a guide to some of the less commonly encountered issues. The new edition of this handbook will continue to help support novice and experienced staffin critical care environments.Now including more detail on the psychological issues facing critically ill patients, and more information on the intricacies of receiving a critically ill patient and transferring from a critical care environment, this handbook is a concise, practical, and comprehensive resource.

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