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ISBN-10 0135035597ISBN-13 9780135035597
ISBN-10 0131722107ISBN-13 9780131722101
Author(s): Kathleen Ouimet Perrin
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2009 Pages: 576

An introduction to critical care, this book is focused on elements that are essential for the novice critical care nurse to understand. Safe practice is a recurrent theme and essential safety initiatives are in highlighted boxes with specific issues related to the content in each chapter. Included are the purpose, the rationale, and highlighted recommendations, with a Media Link for more information. NANDA Nursing Diagnoses are also suggested for the disorders and diseases presented to help the reader categorize the nursing problems that may accompany the medical diagnoses.