By Suzanne M. Burns (Author)
This concise, comprehensive book presents the most current techniques for managing adult, critically ill patients and their families. It is the standard-bearer of critical care nursing guides.
This entertaining, evidence-based guide teaches nurses and students all they need to know to offer safe, effective progressive care. This peer-reviewed guide, endorsed by the American Association of Critical management Nurses (AACN) and prepared by top specialists in the field, contains all the crucial details on the management of adult progressive care patients and their families.
The book’s practical, building-block organization begins with the basics and progresses to more advanced concepts, aided with helpful tables and algorithms. Whether you’re going through hospital floor orientation or taking critical care courses, AACN Essentials of Progressive Care Nursing will assist you care for every progressive care patient.
Fifth Edition of the AACN Essentials of Progressive Care Nursing It is separated into four parts:
The Essentials provides you with the knowledge you need to deliver safe, effective nursing care to the vast majority of progressive care patients with a variety of underlying conditions.
Pathologic Conditions addresses pathologic conditions and therapeutic options that are typically encountered in adult patients receiving progressive care.
Advanced Concepts provides advanced progressive care concepts to assist in the provision of specialized care.
Normal laboratory and diagnostic results are featured, as well as summary tables of heart rhythms, ECG characteristics, and treatment guidelines, as well as new crisis standards of care content.