By Marquis D. Foreman PhD RN FAAN,Marquis D. D., PhD, RN, FAAN Foreman,Terry T., PhD, RN, FAAN Fulmer,Koen, Dr., PhD, RN Milisen
2010 AJN ebook of the yr Award Winner in serious Care--Emergency Nursing!
Designated a Doody's center Title!
"This evidence-based e-book is a wonderful reference for making sure top of the range administration of the aged and in their specific wishes within the severe care setting."
"[This] book's contents run the gamut of elder difficulties and care: body structure, pharmacology, foodstuff, restraints, substance abuse....it is a compendium that may be used as a textual content or a resource."
--Claire M. Fagin, PhD, RN, FAAN (From the Foreword)
This e-book is an evidence-based, best-practices consultant that directs the bedside care of severely sick elders. The ebook serves as a reference on significant scientific matters for nurses operating on the vanguard of care-from nurses in severe care and step-down devices to these in trauma and emergency departments. Nurse educators in any respect measure degrees also will locate this publication to be worthy as a textbook and source for college students.
The authors offer evidence-based, useful guidance for either the complicated medical and administration facets of care. The publication bargains accomplished insurance of all of the matters caregivers must be brand new on, together with the factors of perform for geriatric care, new applied sciences, pharmacotherapy, soreness administration matters, moral matters, and lots more and plenty extra.
Key subject matters discussed:
- Strategies for sufferer security for older sufferers within the extensive care atmosphere
- Family responses to serious care of the older grownup
- Infection, sepsis, and immune functionality
- Understanding and coping with sleep problems in older sufferers within the ICU
- Heart failure within the severely in poor health older sufferer
- Substance abuse and withdrawal in aged sufferers