AACN PROTOCOLS FOR PRACTICE

Author: Suzanne Burns,RN, MSN, RRT, ACNP, CCRN, FAAN, FCCM, FAANP
Affiliation: University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication Date: 2006
ISBN 10: 0763738255
ISBN 13: 9780763738259
Edition: 2nd

Description:

AACN Protocols for Practice: Noninvasive Monitoring delineates the evidence for using devices for noninvasive patient monitoring of blood pressure, heart rhythms, pulse oximetry, end-tidal carbon dioxide, and respiratory waveforms. These protocols guide clinicians in the appropriate selection of patients for use of the device, application of the device, initial and ongoing monitoring, device removal, and selected aspects of quality control.

Table of Contents

Front Matter

  • ABOUT
  • About the Protocols
  • Acknowledgments
  • Contributors

Bedside Cardiac Monitoring

  • CASE STUDY 1
  • CASE STUDY 2
  • GENERAL DESCRIPTION
  • ACCURACY
  • COMPETENCY
  • OCCUPATIONAL HAZARDS
  • SUMMARY OF CURRENT RESEARCH
  • FUTURE RESEARCH
  • REFERENCES
  • CLINICAL RECOMMENDATIONS
  • ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • OTHER REFERENCES

Respiratory Waveforms Monitoring

  • CASE STUDY
  • CASE DISCUSSION
  • GENERAL DESCRIPTION
  • ACCURACY
  • COMPETENCY
  • FUTURE RESEARCH
  • CLINICAL RECOMMENDATIONS
  • ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY

End-Tidal Carbon Dioxide Monitoring

  • CASE STUDY
  • GENERAL DESCRIPTION
  • ACCURACY
  • COMPETENCY
  • FUTURE RESEARCH
  • SUGGESTED READINGS
  • CLINICAL RECOMMENDATIONS
  • ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • OTHER REFERENCES

Noninvasive Blood Pressure Monitoring

  • CASE STUDY
  • GENERAL DESCRIPTION
  • PRECISION AND ACCURACY
  • COMPETENCY
  • FUTURE RESEARCH
  • SUGGESTED READINGS
  • CLINICAL RECOMMENDATIONS
  • ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • OTHER REFERENCES

Pulse Oximetry Monitoring

  • CASE STUDY
  • GENERAL DESCRIPTION
  • ACCURACY
  • COMPETENCY
  • ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS
  • OCCUPATIONAL HAZARDS
  • FUTURE RESEARCH
  • SUGGESTED READINGS
  • CLINICAL RECOMMENDATIONS
  • ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • OTHER REFERENCES