The thoroughly revised and updated edition of this classic provides a comprehensive, modern discussion of critical care nursing. Thelan's opening chapters address trends, pressing issues, and recent advances affecting the critical care student and nurse from ethics to pain management to caring for special populations. The remaining clinical units address alterations in the body's systems. Every body system unit covers Anatomy and Physiology, Clinical Assessment, Diagnostic Procedures, Disorders, and Therapeutic Management. Important updates include a new unit of prepared, detailed care plans; an updated pain management chapter; Nursing Diagnoses boxes featuring at-a-glance NANDA-approved diagnoses, and a new MERLIN website with online Study Guide and useful links for further study.
(Includes a FREE online Study Guide and MERLIN website.)
(PREVIOUS EDITION AVAILABLE IN SPANISH:8481745537)
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Book Description Mosby, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110323014615