Critical Care Nursing: Diagnosis and Management, Seventh Edition
Linda D. Urden, DNSc, RN, CNS, NE-BC, FAAN, et al,
Expiration Date: 12/31/2018
CCRNs: This course is eligible for new synergy model Category A.
Please note that the book for the seventh edition is now out of print. The eighth edition book is currently in print. Our quizzes that will accompany this edition will be available in January 2019.
Critical Care Nursing: Diagnosis and Management provides comprehensive coverage and clear organization to make it easy to understand the unique challenges of critical care nursing.
• Consistent organization within each body system allows you to use this book 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.
• 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.
• Highlighted Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) content makes it easy to identify QSEN competencies as they relate to critical care nursing.
Comments from pilot study nurses:
•“This book is a wonderful, comprehensive, resource ... The tables and boxes are extremly useful for finding quick succinct information. I am recommending this text to all of my nursing fellows. It would be a great asset to have on the unit for looking up conditions, treatments, etc.”
•“Well written, pertinent and informative ... ”
•“I love this book. It has become my professional bible. I am referring to it over and over as I precept new orientees and nursing students.”
•“I thought this was one of the most well put together pilot tests I have participated in. It was as if the authors were reading my thought about ‘that would be a good one’ (to include in the test).”
•“I think it’s a very good course for the experienced critical care nurse, for review, and presentation of newer material such as studies.”