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Title Critical care nursing of older adults : best practices / editors, Marquis D. Foreman, Koen Milisen, Terry T. Fulmer.

Imprint New York : Springer Pub. Co., c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  618.970231 C869c 2010    ---  Available
Edition 3rd ed.
Description xvii, 611 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Note Rev. ed. of: Critical care nursing of the elderly / Terry T. Fulmer, Marquis D. Foreman, Mary Walker, editors. 2nd ed. c2001.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents I. The context for critical care nursing of older adults -- ch. 1. Introduction and overview / Marquis D. Foreman, Kown Milisen, and Terry T. Fulmer -- ch. 2. Standards of practice for gerontological and critical care nursing / Ruth M. Kleinpell -- ch. 3. The critical care environment / Dorothy F. Tullmann, Polly Beckwith Hawkes, and Elizabeth H. Enfield -- ch. 4. Patient safety for older patients in the intensive care setting / Judy Dillworth and Terry T. Fulmer -- II. Social aspects of critical care nursing of older adults -- ch. 5. Ethical decision making / Ethel L. Mitty -- ch. 6. Continuity of care / Kathleen M. McCauley -- ch. 7. Family responses to critical care of the older adult / Jane S. Leske -- ch. 8. End-of-life care and decisions about life-sustaining treatments / Karen Kehl and Karin T. Kirchoff -- ch.9. Becoming frail / Graham J. McDougall, Jr., and Carol L. Delville -- ch.10 The chronically critically ill / Clareen Wiencek and Ronald Hickman, Jr. -- . ch. 11. Function of older adults in acute care: optimizing an opportunity / Barbara Resnick -- III. Foundations for clinical care of critically ill older adults -- ch. 12. Physiology of aging -- Impact on critical illness and treatment / Alexandra J. Brock and Rita A. Jablonski -- ch.13. Pharmacotherapy / J. Mark Ruscin -- ch. 14. Nutrition and hydration / Kathryn A. Wilt and Donna M. Fick -- . 15. Physical restraints in critical care: Practice issues and future directions / Lorraine C. Mion and Cheryl M. Bradas -- ch. 16. Infection, sepsis, and immune function / Matthew R. Sorenson -- ch. 17. Understanding and managing sleep disorders in older adult patients in the intensive care unit / Elisabeth Marie, NIrav Patel, and Nalaka S. Goonratne -- ch. 18. Pain in the critically ill older adult / Celine Gelinas and Keela Herr -- IV Approaches to complex clinical issues in critically ill older adults -- ch. 19. Pressure ulcer prevention and management / Tom Defloor, Katrien Vanderwee, and Carol Dealey -- ch. 20. Wound healing in the elderly / Courtney H. Lyder -- ch. 21. Substance abuse and withdrawal / Marc Sabbe and Joris Vandenberghe -- ch. 22. Urinary incontinence in critically ill older adults / Mary H. Palmer -- ch. 23. Heart failure in the critically ill older patient / Debra K. Moser and Michael W. Rich -- ch. 24. Perioprative care of the elderly / Jeffrey H. Silverstein -- . ch. 25. Acute respiratory failure and mechanical ventilation in the elderly / Jill Kamen -- . ch. 26. Delirium in critical illness / Marquis D. Foreman, Marieke Schuurmans, and Koen Milisen.
Subject Geriatric nursing.
Intensive care nursing.
Critical Care.
Added Author Foreman, Marquis D.
Milisen, Koen.
Fulmer, Terry T.
Added Title Critical care nursing of the elderly.
ISBN 9780826110961 (alk. paper)
0826110967 (alk. paper)
9780826110978 (ebook)
0826110975 (ebook)

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