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PeriAnesthesia Nursing

A Critical Care Approach

Inbunden Engelska, 2003-03-01


This highly regarded resource is the only book available to provide comprehensive clinical content tailored specifically to perianesthesia nurses. The new fourth edition of this standard text carefully integrates nursing and pharmacologic interventions with detailed pathophysiology. Focusing on research, documentation, and psychosocial considerations, it provides a complete resource for practice and serves as outstanding preparation for ASPAN certification.
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Section I. The Postanesthesia Care Unit
1. Space Planning and Basic Equipment Systems
2. Perianesthesia Nursing as a Specialty
3. Management and Policies
NEW 4. Crisis Resource Management in the PACU
NEW 5. Managed Care and Its Impact on the PACU
NEW 6. Legal Issues in the PACU
NEW 7. Ethics of Health Care in the PACU

Section II. Physiological Considerations in the PACU
8. The Nervous System
9. The Cardiovascular System
10. The Respiratory System
11. The Renal System
NEW 12. Fluid and Electrolytes
13. The Endocrine System
14. The Hepatobiliary and Gastrointestinal System
15. The Integumentary System
16. The Immune System

Section III. Concepts in Anesthetic Agents
17. Basic Principles of Pharmacology
18. Inhalation Anesthesia
19. Nonopioid Intravenous Anesthetics
20. Opioid Intravenous Anesthetics
21. Muscle Relaxants
22. Local Anesthetics
23. Regional Anesthesia

Section IV. Nursing Care in the PACU
NEW 24. Transition from the Operating Room to the PACU
25. Assessment and Monitoring of the Perianesthesia Patient
26. Care of the Perianesthesia Patient
27. Assessment and Management of the Airway
28. Pain Management in the PACU
29. Care of the Ear, Nose, Throat, Neck, and Maxillofacial Surgical Patient
30. Care of the Ophthalmic Surgical Patient
31. Care of the Thoracic Surgical Patient
32. Care of the Cardiac Surgical Patient
33. Care of the Vascular Surgical Patient
34. Care of the Orthopedic Surgical Patient
35. Care of the Neurosurgical Patient
36. Care of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgical Patient
37. Care of the Gastrointestinal, Abdominal, and Anorectal Surgical Patient
38. Care of the Genitourinary Surgical Patient
39. Care of the Obstetric and Gynecologic Surgical Patient
40. Care of the Breast Surgical Patient
41. Care of the Plastic Surgical Patient
42. Care of the Thermally Injured Patient
43. Care of the Ambulatory Surgical Patient
NEW 44. Care of the Laser/Laparoscopic Surgical Patient

Section V. Special Considerations
45. Care of the Patient with Chronic Disorders
46. Care of the Pediatric Patient
47. Care of the Geriatric Patient
48. Care of the Pregnant Patient
49. Care of the Substance Abuser
50. Care of the Patient with Thermal Imbalance
51. Care of the Shock Trauma Patient
NEW 52. Bioterrorism and Its impact on the PACU
53. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in the PACU