Critical Care Nursing Certification: Preparation, Review, and Practice Exams, Sixth Edition (Critical Care Certification (Ahrens))

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The best review available for Critical Care certification

A Doody's Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE for 2011!

Critical Care Nursing Certification is a complete step-by-step guide that thoroughly covers everything you need to know to pass the examination administered by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN).

Presented in short, easy-to-read chapters, the book includes subject-specific practice exams, allowing you to target your study and quickly identify weak areas. In addition, the handy "Editor's Note" feature explains changes to the exam, highlights what's important, and alerts you to the number of questions you should expect on a given topic.

Everything you need to pass the Critical Care certification exam:

  • NEW! Companion CD-ROM containing two complete practice exams
  • NEW! A section on behavioral and psychological factors in critical care
  • NEW! Expanded neurology section
  • Valuable test-taking tips to help you perform your best on the exam
  • A practice exam at the end of each part of the book

Content that includes every topic you will see on the exam:
Cardiovascular; Pulmonary; Endocrine; Immunology and Hematology; Neurology; Gastroenterology; Renal; Multiorgan Problems; Synergy; Behavior

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About the Author:

Thomas S. Ahrens, DNS, RN, CS, FAAN
Research Scientist
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis, MO
Donna Prentice, RN, APRN, BC, CCRN
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis, MO
Ruth M. Kleinpell, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAANP, FCCM
Director, Center for Clinical Research and Scholarship
Rush University Medical Center
Professor
Rush University College of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, Our Lady of the Resurrection
Medical Center
Chicago, IL

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Book Description McGraw-Hill Medical/Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers, 2010. Softcover. Condition: New. 5th or later edition. The best review available for Critical Care certification--updated to reflect the latest changes in the CCRN exam A Doody`s Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE for 2011! Critical Care Nursing Certification is a complete step-by-step guide that thoroughly covers everything you need to know to pass the examination administered by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN). Following the CCRN blueprint, coverage of each subject has been carefully updated to reflect its level of importance on the actual exam. Presented in short, easy-to-read chapters, the book includes subject-specific practice exams, allowing you to target your study and quickly identify weak areas. In addition, the handy "Editor`s Note" feature explains changes to the exam, highlights what`s important, and alerts you to the number of questions you should expect on a given topic. Everything you need to pass the Critical Care certification exam: NEW! Companion CD-ROM containing two complete practice exams NEW! A section on behavioral and psychological factors in critical care NEW! Expanded neurology section Valuable test-taking tips to help you perform your best ont he exam A practice exam at the end of each part of the book Content that includes every topic you will see on the exam: Cardiovascular; Pulmonary; Endocrine; Immunology and Hematology; Neurology; Gastroenterology; Renal; Multiorgan Problems; Synergy; Behavior Table of contents PART I. CARDIOVASCULAR 1.Cardiovascular Anatomy and Physiology 2.Diagnosis and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disorders 3.The Normal ECG 4.The 12-Lead ECG 5.Hemodynamic Monitoring 6.Acute Coronary Syndrome (Angina Pectoris and Myocardial Infarction) 7.Conduction Blocks 8.Congestive Heart Failure, Pulmonary Edema, and Hypertensive Crisis 9.Cardiogenic Shock 10.Hemorrhagic (Hypovolemic) Shock 11.Interpreting Dysrhythmias 12.Cardiomyopathies and Pericarditis 13.Treatment of Cardiac, Valvular, and Vascular Insufficiency, and Trauma Cardiovascular Practice Exam PART II. PULMONARY 14. Pulmonary Anatomy and Physiology 15. Diagnosis and Treatment of Pulmonary Disorders 16. Alternative Methods of Ventilatory Support 17. Acute Respiratory Dysfunction 18. Acute Pulmonary Embolism and Aspiration 19. Thoracic Trauma and Air Leak Syndromes Pulmonary Practice Exam PART III. ENDOCRINE 20. Introduction to the Endocrine System 21. Anatomy, Physiology, and Dysfunction of the Pituitary Gland 22. Anatomy, Physiology, and Dysfunction of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands 23. Anatomy, Physiology, and Dysfunction of the Pancreas 24. Anatomy, Physiology, and Dysfunction of the Adrenal Glands Endocrine Practice Exam PART IV. IMMUNOLOGY AND HEMATOLOGY 25. Physiology of the Immunologic and Hematologic Systems 26. Diagnosis and Treatment of Immunologic and Hematologic Problems 27. Hematologic and Immunologic Failure and Its Effects on Other Organ Systems 28. Organ Transplantation 29. Life-Threatening Coagulopathies Immunology and Hematology Practice Exam PART V. NEUROLOGY 30. Anatomy and Physiology of the Nervous System 31. Intracranial Pressure 32. Acute Head Injuries and Craniotomies 33. Stroke 34. The Vertebrae and Spinal Cord 35. Encephalopathies, Coma, and Brain Herniation 36. Meningitis, Guillain-BarrĂ , Muscular Dystrophy,and Myasthenia Gravis 37. Seizures and Status Epilepticus Neurology Practice Exam PART VI. GASTROENTEROLOGY 38. Anatomy and Physiology of the Gastrointestinal System 39. Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage and Esophageal Varices 40. Hepatitis, Cirrhosis, Hepatic Failure, and Acute Pancreatitis 41. Intestinal Infarction, Obstruction, Perforation, and Trauma 42. Management of the Patient with a Gastrointestinal Disturbance Gastroenterology Practice Exam PART VII. RENAL 43. Anatomy and Physiology of the Renal Syste Printed Pages: 701. Seller Inventory # 46187

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