AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing Pocket Handbook, Second Edition by Marianne Chulay

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Essential Data Critical Care Nurses Must Know

Endorsed by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, this go-anywhere handbook features tables and figures that encapsulate all the information required to give safe and effective care to critically ill patients.

Contents include: Critical Care Drug Tables • Normal Values for Laboratory Tests and Physiologic Parameters • Lists of Assessment Components • Cardiac Rhythms: ECG Characteristics and Treatment Guides, Including Sample Rhythm Strips • 12-Lead ECG Changes in Acute Myocardial Ischemia and Infarct • Troubleshooting Guide for Hemodynamic Monitoring Equipment • Indications for Mechanical Ventilation • Weaning Assessment Tool • ACLS Algorithms.

 

About Marianne Chulay

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Marianne Chulay, RN, DNSc, FAAN, is a critical care nursing/clinical research consultant in Chapel Hill, NC. Suzanne Burns, RN, MSN, RRT, ACNP, CCRN, FAAN, FCCM, is a Professor of Nursing, an Advanced Practice Nurse 2 in the MICU, and the Director of the Professional Nursing Staff Organization's Clinical Research Program at the University of Virginia Health Systems in Charlottesville Virginia.
 
Published June 7, 2010 by McGraw-Hill Professional. 196 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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