Drain's Perianesthesia Nursing: A Critical Care Approach

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Drain's Perianesthesia Nursing: A Critical Care Approach

Format:  Hardcover,

859 pages

Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science div

Publish Date: Jun 2012

ISBN-13: 9781437718942

ISBN-10: 1437718949

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Drain's Perianesthesia Nursing: A Critical Care Approach, 6th Edition is the most comprehensive book on the market specifically tailored to perianesthesia nurses. The book features five distinct sections - the PACU, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, nursing care, and special considerations. Nursing and pharmacologic interventions are integrated with in-depth coverage of pathophysiology. This edition expands coverage of evidence based research and adds a new chapter on care of the obese patient undergoing bariatric surgery. Written by Jan Odom-Forren, an expert in the anesthesia and post-operative fields, Drain's Perianesthesia Nursing is also an excellent study tool for ASPAN certification.


Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science div
Publish Date: Jun 2012
ISBN-13: 9781437718942
ISBN-10: 1437718949
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 859
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 3.65
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 7.75 x 11.0 x 1.5

Chapter outline

The Postanesthesia Care Unitp. 1
Space Planning and Basic Equipment Systemsp. 1
Perianesthesia Nursing as a Specialtyp. 9
Management and Policiesp. 18
Crisis Resource Management in the PACUp. 33
Infection Prevention and Control in the PACUp. 42
The Changing Health Care System and Its Implications for the PACUp. 56
Patient Safety and Legal Issues in the PACUp. 70
Ethics in Perianesthesia Nursingp. 83
Evidence-Based Practice and Researchp. 97
Physiologic Considerations in the Pacup. 105
The Nervous Systemp. 105
The Cardiovascular Systemp. 128
The Respiratory Systemp. 150
The Renal Systemp. 184
Fluids and Electrolytesp. 194
The Endocrine Systemp. 207
The Hepatobiliary and Gastrointestinal Systemp. 214
The Integumentary Systemp. 222
The Immune Systemp. 227
Concepts in Anesthetic Agentsp. 236
Basic Principles of Pharmacologyp. 236
Inhalation Anesthesiap. 253
Nonopioid Intravenous Anestheticsp. 265
Opioid Intravenous Anestheticsp. 278
Neuromuscular Blocking Agentsp. 291
Local Anestheticsp. 311
Regional Anesthesiap. 325
Nursing Care in the Pacup. 342
Transition from the Operating Room to the PACUp. 342
Assessment and Monitoring of the Perianesthesia Patientp. 352
Batient Education and Care of the Perianesthesia Patientp. 381
Postanesthesia Care Complicationsp. 394
Assessment and Management of the Airwayp. 415
Pain Managementp. 427
Care of the Ear, Nose, Throat, Neck, and Maxillofacial Surgical Patientp. 450
Care of the Ophthalmic Surgical Patientp. 468
Care of the Thoracic Surgical Patientp. 477
Care of the Cardiac Surgical Patientp. 489
Care of the Vascular Surgical Patientp. 526
Care of the Orthopedic Surgical Patientp. 540
Care of the Neurosurgical Patientp. 554
Care of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgical Patientp. 577
Care of the Gastrointestinal, Abdominal, and Anorectal Surgical Patientp. 582
Care of the Genitourinary Surgical Patientp. 594
Care of the Obstetric and Gynecologic Surgical Patientp. 610
Care of the Breast Surgical Patientp. 620
Care of the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Patientp. 631
Care of the Obese Patient Undergoing Bariatric Surgeryp. 639
Care of the Ambulatory Surgical Patientp. 646
Care of the Laser/Laparoscopic Surgical Patientp. 660
Special Considerationsp. 674
Care of the Patient with Chronic Disordersp. 674
Care of the Pediatric Patientp. 690
Care of the Older Patientp. 711
Care of the Pregnant Patientp. 721
Care of the Substance-Using Patientp. 730
Care of the Patient with Thermal Imbalancep. 740
Care of the Shock Trauma Patientp. 751
Care of the Intensive Care Unit Patient in the PACUp. 776
Bioterrorism and Its Impact on the PACUp. 798
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in the PACUp. 807

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Rated 1 out of 5★ by Very disappointed with the "new" edition If you want this book, buy it from Walmart. Cheaper here than Amazon for sure. Not criticizing Walmart with this review just VERY disappointed with the content of the book. First thing I looked up was airways and there is a marked difference in how to inset an oral airway from current practice. Really, is everybody wrong but Drain? And do we really need a chart from a 1943 textbook to demonstrate stages of anesthesia we no longer see due to modern anesthesia practices? 09/13/2013
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