1.General Concepts in Caring for the Critically Ill
2.Managing the Critical Care Environment
5.Cardiac and Vascular Disorders
11.Complex Special Situations
Compact, yet comprehensive, Manual of Critical Care Nursing: Interprofessional Collaborative Management, 8th Edition is the go-to reference for helping you provide safe, high-quality nursing care in critical care settings. Written in an abbreviated outline format, it presents essential information on more than 75 disorders and conditions, as well as concepts relevant to caring for critically ill patients and functioning in the critical care environment. Award-winning clinical nurse specialist Marianne Baird separates the content first by body system and then by disorder, with each disorder including a brief description of pathophysiology, assessment, diagnostic testing, collaborative management, nursing diagnoses, desired outcomes, nursing interventions, and patient teaching and rehabilitation.
- NEW! Focused content and a more streamlined, quick-reference format emphasize generic "patient problems" language in lieu of nursing-specific diagnoses to promote interprofessional collaboration and improved communication facilitated by a shared language.
- UPDATED! Comprehensive coverage reflects the latest evidence-based practice and national and international treatment guidelines.
- NEW and UNIQUE! Coverage of interprofessional collaborative management includes Interprofessional Collaborative Management headings and tables that concisely summarize relevant performance measures while incorporating the best available patient care guidelines.
- NEW! Enhanced focus on need-to-know content facilitates quicker information retrieval in time-sensitive high acuity, progressive, and critical care settings.
By Marianne Saunorus Baird, RN, MN, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Acute Care; Magnet Program Coordinator, Center for Nursing Excellence, Saint Joseph's Hospital, Atlanta, GA.