Drain's Perianesthesia Nursing: A Critical Care Approach, Sixth Edition
Jan Odom-Forren, PhD, RN, CPAN, FAAN
819 plus index
Expiration Date: 12/31/2018
CCRNs: This course is eligible for new synergy model Category A.
Please note: This edition of Drain's (the sixth edition) is now out of print. For those of you who have access to the book through a friend or co-worker, you can still order the quizzes (below).
If you really need the sixth edition, you might try to find a used book on the internet. At this moment, as we post this message, there are very few available and they are expensive.
Drain's Perianesthesia Nursing: A Critical Care Approach, Sixth Edition, is the most comprehensive book on the market specifically tailored to perianesthesia nurses. Written by Jan Odom-Forren, an expert in the anesthesia and postoperative fields, it is also an excellent study tool for ASPAN certification.
New to this edition:
- New Evidence-Based Research boxes are added to all the chapters in Sections IV and V
- New "Care of the Obese Patient Undergoing Bariatric Surgery" discusses the challenges that weight-loss surgery presents
- Updated "The Changing Health Care System and Its Implications for the PACU" chapter includes content on healthcare reform
- Expanded "Evidence-Based Practice and Research" and "Bioterrorism and Its Impact on the PACU" chapters include coverage of new developments and practices
Section I: The Postanesthesia Care Unit
Space Planning and Basic Equipment Systems, Perianesthesia Nursing as a Specialty, Management and Policies, Crisis Resource Management in the PACU, Infection Prevention and Control in the PACU, The Changing Health Care Suystem and Its Implications for the PACU, Patient Safety and Legal Issues in the PACU, Ethics in Perianesthesia Nursing, Evidence-Based Practice and Research
Section II: Physiologic Considerations in the PACU
The Nervous System, The Cardiovascular System, The Respiratory System, The Renal System, Fluids and Electrolytes, The Endocrine System, The Hepatobiliary and Gastrointestinal System, The Integumentary System, The Immune System
Section III: Concepts in Anesthetic Agents
Basic Principles of Pharmacology, Inhalation Anesthesia, Nonopioid Intravenous Anesthetics, Opioid Intravenous Anesthetics, Neuromuscular Blocking Agents, Local Anesthetics, Regional Anesthesia
Section IV: Nursing Care in the PACU
Transition from the OR to the PACU; Assessment and Monitoring of the Perianesthesia Patient; Patient Education and Care of the Perianesthesia Patient; Postanesthesia Care Complications; [Note: here's where the Section B quiz begins] Assessment and Management of the Airway; Pain Management; Care of the Ear, Nose, Throat, Neck, and Maxillofacial Surgical Patient; Care of the Ophthalmic Surgical Patient; Care of the Thoracic Surgical Patient; Care of the Cardiac Surgical Patient; Care of the Vascular Surgical Patient; Care of the Orthopedic Surgical Patient; Care of the Neurosurgical Patient; Care of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgical Patient; Care of the Gastrointestinal, Abdominal, and Anorectal Surgical Patient; Care of the Genitourinary Surgical Patient; Care of the Obstetric and Gynecologic Surgical Patient; Care of the Breast Surgical Patient; Care of the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Patient; Care of the Obese Patient Undergoing Bariatric Surgery; Care of the Ambulatory Surgical Patient; Care of the Laser/Laparoscopic Surgical Patient
Section V: Special Considerations
Care of the Patient with Chronic Disorders, Care of the Pediatric Patient, Care of the Older Patient, Care of the Pregnant Patient, Care of the Substance-Using Patient, Care of the Patient with Thermal Imbalance, Care of the Shock Trauma Patient, Care of the Intensive Care Unit Patient in the PACU, Bioterrorism and Its Impact on the PACU, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in the PACU