SAUNDERS NURSING SURVIVAL GUIDE: CRITICAL CARE & EMERGENCY NURSING

Author: Lori Schumacher, PhD, RN, CCRN, Cynthia Chernecky, PhD, RN, CNS, AOCN, FAAN
Affiliation: Medical College of Georgia, Agusta
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication Date: 2010
ISBN 10: 141606169X
ISBN 13: 9781416061694
Edition: 2nd

Description:

Part of the popular Saunders Nursing Survival Guide series, this book prepares you to manage the most common health care problems you'll see in critical care, trauma, or emergency settings. Each chapter is organized from the most immediate and life-threatening conditions to less emergent critical care conditions. Its lighthearted, cartoon-filled approach simplifies difficult concepts, covering each body system in terms of current practice standards.

Table of Contents

Front Matter

  • ABOUT
  • How to Use this Saunders Nursing Survival Guide
  • Preface
  • Notice
  • About The Authors
  • Contributors to the First Edition
  • Contributors
  • Faculty and Practitioner Reviewers
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments

Review of Hemodynamics

  • What You WILL LEARN
  • What IS Hemodynamics?
  • What IS the Circulatory System?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • What IS Blood Pressure?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What IS Cardiac Output?
  • What IS Stroke Volume?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • What IS Hemodynamic Monitoring?
  • What You DO
  • References
  • NCLEX® Review
  • NCLEX® Review Answers

Shock Trauma

  • What You WILL LEARN
  • What IS Anaphylaxis and Anaphylactic Shock?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What You DO
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • What IS Cardiogenic Shock?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What You DO
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • What IS Hypovolemic Shock?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What You DO
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • What IS Septic Shock?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What You DO
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • References
  • NCLEX® Review
  • NCLEX® Review Answers

Trauma and Emergency Care

  • What You WILL LEARN
  • What IS Rapid Sequence Intubation?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What You DO
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • What IS Increased Intracranial Pressure?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What You DO
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • What IS Traumatic Brain Injury?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What You DO
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • What IS Acute Hemorrhage Related to Gunshot Wound?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What You DO
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • What IS Cardiac Tamponade?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What You DO
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • What IS Hypothermia?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What You DO
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • What IS Overdose?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What You DO
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • What IS a Disaster?
  • What ARE the Stages of Disaster Response?
  • What IS Triage?
  • References
  • NCLEX® Review
  • NCLEX® Review Answers

Cardiovascular System

  • What You WILL LEARN
  • What IS Acute Coronary Syndrome?
  • What IS Acute Myocardial Infarction?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What You DO
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • What IS Heart Failure?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What You DO
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • References
  • NCLEX ® Review
  • NCLEX® Review Answers

Respiratory System

  • What You WILL LEARN
  • What IS Mechanical Ventilation?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What IS Pulmonary Embolus?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What You DO
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • What IS Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What You DO
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • References
  • NCLEX® Review
  • NCLEX® Review Answers

Nervous System

  • What You WILL LEARN
  • What IS a Seizure?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What You DO
  • What IS Status Epilepticus?
  • What You DO
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • What IS Meningitis?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • Haemophilus Meningitis
  • What You DO
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • What IS Spinal Cord Injury?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What You DO
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • References
  • NCLEX® Review
  • NCLEX® Review Answers

Gastrointestinal System

  • What You WILL LEARN
  • What IS Gastrointestinal Bleeding?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What You DO
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • What IS Pancreatitis?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What You DO
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • What IS Liver Failure?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What You DO
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • References
  • NCLEX® Review
  • NCLEX ® Review Answers

Renal System

  • What You WILL LEARN
  • What IS Acute Tubular Necrosis?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What You DO
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • What IS Chronic Renal Failure?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What You DO
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • What IS Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What You DO
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • References
  • NCLEX® Review
  • NCLEX ® Review Answers

Endocrine System

  • What You WILL LEARN
  • What IS Diabetes Mellitus?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What IS Diabetic Ketoacidosis?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What You DO
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • What IS Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar State?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What You DO
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • What IS Hypoglycemia?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What You DO
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • What IS Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What You DO
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • What IS Diabetes Insipidus?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What You DO
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • References
  • NCLEX® Review
  • NCLEX® Review Answers

Hematologic System

  • What You WILL LEARN
  • What IS Thrombocytopenia?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What You DO
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • What IS Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What You DO
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • References
  • NCLEX® Review
  • NCLEX® Review Answers

Integumentary System

  • What You WILL LEARN
  • What IS a Burn?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What You DO
  • What IS Inhalation Injury?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What You DO
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • References
  • NCLEX® Review
  • NCLEX® Review Answers

Multisystem

  • What You WILL LEARN
  • What IS Code Management?
  • What IS an Advanced Directive?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What You DO
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • What ARE the Advanced Cardiac Life Support Guidelines?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • What IS Respiratory Arrest?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What You DO
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • What IS a Cardiac Arrest?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What You DO
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • What IS Multiorgan Dysfunction Syndrome?
  • What You NEED TO KNOW
  • What You DO
  • Do You UNDERSTAND?
  • References
  • NCLEX® Review
  • NCLEX® Review Answers

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