"ICU/ER Facts Made Incredibly Quick!" is the point-of-care reference every nurse in the emergency department or critical care unit needs. This pocket-sized book of clinical tools provides instant access to essential information ICU/ER nurses need quickly. The wipeable page surface allows nurses to make notes and remove them easily. Coverage includes significant abnormal assessment findings; laboratory values, including critical values; complications of diseases and procedures; I.V. infusion rates; ACLS algorithms; BLS review; ECG interpretation; hemodynamic monitoring; intra-aortic balloon pump waveforms; SVO2 monitoring; troubleshooting ventilator problems; triage guidelines; managing multiple trauma; and, cultural considerations. Dozens of illustrations and charts are included.
Table of Contents
Assessment * Triage, Neuro, Pain, Respiratory, Cardiovascular, GI/GU, Musculoskeletal, Integumentary, Mental health, Suicide, Older adult, Vital signs, Temperature conversion LABS * Chem, Tumor, Hematology, Antibiotic levels, Urine test, Cardiac markers, Crisis, ABGs, CSF MEDS/IV * Calculations/Conversions, BSA, Transfusion, Infusion rates, Analgesics, CVAD, Ports,Therapeutic monitoring, Antidotes ABC's * CPR, ACLS, Defibrillation, Cardioversion, Pacemakers, Conduction, Heart rate, Rhythm interpretation MONITOR * Ventilators, Leads, A-lines, PA lines, IABP, SvO2,ICP, BIS, Train-of-four, PAR score, Moderate sedation, Intra-abdominal pressure CARE/TX * Head trauma, Spinal cord injury, Stroke, Thrombolytic therapy,Seizures, Respiratory disorders, Chest pain, Abdominal pain, Heart failure, Shock, Burns, Fractures, Transfusions, HHNS/DKA, Psychiatric emergencies SPECIAL * Older adult, Pediatrics, Mat/Neo, Cultural considerations, Spanish dictionary,Brain death, Bioterrorism