Critical Care Nursing - Diagnosis and Management

Author(s): Linda D. Urden; Kathleen M. Stacy; Mary E. Lough

Medical & Nursing


  • Consistent organization within each body-system unit allows you to use this book as a one-stop resource for your critical care nursing education, as well as a reference for the relevant assessment techniques, lab values, and patient management principles needed by practicing nurses.

  • Evidence-Based Practice boxes reinforce practice guidelines for both collaborative and nursing care.

  • Case studies in each chapter help you internalize and apply chapter content to clinical situations.

  • Pharmacologic Management tables offer quick summaries of the drugs most often used in critical care.

  • Patient Safety Alerts provide key information for special safety issues to keep safety in the forefront of your mind.

  • Nursing Management Plans of Care appendix provides detailed, clinically-relevant care plans tied to 35 different NANDA nursing diagnoses.

  • Highlighted QSEN content makes it easy to identify QSEN competencies as they relate to critical care nursing.

  • Internet Resources box provides a list of key websites from leading organizations in critical care.



  • Combined chapter on shock, sepsis and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome makes understanding similar physiologic processes easier.

  • Chapter summaries provide quick study guides by organizing key information in the chapter.

  • New! 6-second, standard ECG strips help you learn to identify wave forms and accurately reflect what you'll use in practice.

  • New equipment information and photos accurately depicts what you'll encounter in a modern critical care unit.

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Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780323447522
  • : Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
  • : Mosby
  • : February 2017
  • : ---length:- '10.875'width:- '8.5'units:- Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 1112
  • : Linda D. Urden; Kathleen M. Stacy; Mary E. Lough
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 616.02/8