AACN Essentials of Progressive Care Nursing, 5th Ed.

AACN Essentials of Progressive Care Nursing, 5th Ed.

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Book, 573 pages, 2023
9781264269419

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AACN Essentials of Progressive Care Nursing, 5th Ed.

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Written by top clinical experts, “AACN Essentials of Progressive Care Nursing,” 5th Ed. offers succinct, comprehensive guidance for delivering the most current treatments in the care of critically ill adult patients and their families.

This engaging, evidence-based guide features everything nurses and students need to know to provide safe and effective progressive care. Endorsed by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), this peer-reviewed resource covers the essentials for the care of progressive care adult patients and their families.

The book features helpful tables and algorithms as well as a practical, building-block organization that begins with the basics before logically proceeding to more complex concepts. Whether you’re going through orientation on the hospital floor or you’re enrolled in critical care courses, “AACN Essentials of Progressive Care Nursing” helps you care for every patient across the spectrum of progressive and critical care.

“AACN Essentials of Progressive Care Nursing,” 5th Ed. is divided into four sections:

  • The Essentials: Presents information you need to provide safe, competent nursing care to the majority of progressive care adult patients, with a wide range of underlying diagnoses
  • Pathological Conditions: Covers pathologic conditions and management strategies commonly encountered among progressive care adult patients
  • Advanced Concepts: Offers advanced progressive care concepts to support the delivery of specialized care
  • Key Reference Information: Features normal laboratory and diagnostic values, summary tables of cardiac rhythms, ECG characteristics and treatment guides, and new crisis standards of care content

Table of Contents:

Section I. The Essentials

1. Assessment of Progressive Care Patients and Their Families
2. Planning Care for Progressive Care Patients and Their Families
3. Interpretation and Management of Basic Cardiac Rhythms
4. Hemodynamic Monitoring
5. Airway and Ventilatory Management
6. Pain, Sedation and Neuromuscular Blockade Management
7. Pharmacology
8. Ethical and Legal Considerations

Section II. Pathologic Conditions

9. Cardiovascular System
10. Respiratory System
11. Multisystem Problems
12. Neurologic System
13. Hematologic and Immune Systems
14. Gastrointestinal System
15. Renal System
16. Endocrine System
17. Trauma

Section III. Advanced Concepts

18. Advanced ECG Concepts
19. Advanced Cardiovascular Concepts
20. Advanced Neurologic Concepts

Section IV: Key Reference Information

21. Normal Laboratory Reference Values
22. Implementing Crisis Standards of Care
22. Advanced Cardiac Life Support Algorithms
23. Cardiac Rhythms, ECG Characteristics, and Treatment Guide
24. Cardiac Rhythms, ECG Characteristics, and Treatment Guide

ISBN #: 9781264269419

Editor: S. Delgado