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The must-have guide to acing the Progressive Care Nursing certification exam - based on the actual exam blueprint!

Progressive Care Nursing Certification, Second Edition is a complete, step-by-step guide that thoroughly covers everything you must know to excel on the examination administered by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN). Following the PCCN blueprint, the book reflects the latest changes to the test plan - so you know you are studying he most relevant, up-to-date material possible.

Everything you need to succeed!

Presented in short, easy-to-read chapters, Progressive Care Nursing Certification includes ten subject-specific practice exams, allowing you to target your study and quickly identify your weak areas. This edition is enhanced by the addition of detailed answer explanations to the practice exam questions.

You will also find valuable test-taking tips, summaries at the end of each chapter (also new to this edition), and the acclaimed "Editor Note" feature that highlights what important and gives you an idea of the number of questions you should expect on a given topic.

If you are looking for a well-illustrated, time-tested review for the Progressive Care Nursing certification exam - complete with practice tests and special learning features - your search ends here.


Contents:

Preface
Test-Taking Tips

PART I: CARDIOVASCULAR

1. Cardiovascular Anatomy and Physiology

2. Diagnosis and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disorders

3. The Normal ECG

4. The 12-Lead ECG

5. Hemodynamic Monitoring

6. Acute Coronary Syndrome (Angina Pectoris and Myocardial Infarction)

7. Conduction Blocks

8. Congestive Heart Failure, Pulmonary Edema, and Hypertensive Crisis

9. Cardiogenic Shock

10. Hemorrhagic (Hypovolemic) Shock

11. Interpreting Dysrhythmias

12. Cardiomyopathies and Pericarditis

13. Treatment of Cardiac, Valvular, and Vascular Insufficiency, and Trauma

PART I: Cardiovascular Practice Exam

PART II: PULMONARY

14. Pulmonary Anatomy and Physiology

15. Diagnosis and Treatment of Pulmonary Disorders

16. Alternative Methods of Ventilatory Support

17. Acute Respiratory Dysfunction

18. Acute Pulmonary Embolism and Aspiration

19. Thoracic Trauma and Air-Leak Syndromes

PART II: Pulmonary Practice Exam

PART III: ENDOCRINE

20. Introduction to the Endocrine System

21. Anatomy, Physiology, and Dysfunction of the Pituitary Gland

22. Anatomy, Physiology, and Dysfunction of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands

23. Anatomy, Physiology, and Dysfunction of the Pancreas

24. Anatomy, Physiology, and Dysfunction of the Adrenal Glands

PART III: Endocrine Practice Exam

PART IV: IMMUNOLOGY AND HEMATOLOGY

25. Physiology of the Immunologic and Hematologic Systems

26. Diagnosis and Treatment of Immunologic and Hematologic Problems

27. Hematologic and Immunologic Failure and Its Effects on Other Organ Systems

28. Organ Transplantation

29. Life-Threatening Coagulopathies

PART IV: Immunology and Hematology Practice Exam

PART V: NEUROLOGY

30. Anatomy and Physiology of the Nervous System

31. Intracranial Pressure

32. Acute Head Injuries and Craniotomies

33. Stroke

34. The Vertebrae and Spinal Cord

35. Encephalopathies and Coma

36. Meningitis, Muscular Dystrophy, and Myasthenia Gravis

37. Seizures and Status Epilepticus

PART V: Neurology Practice Exam

PART VI: GASTROENTEROLOGY

38. Anatomy and Physiology of the Gastrointestinal System

39. Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage and Esophageal Varices

40. Hepatitis, Cirrhosis, Hepatic Failure, and Acute Pancreatitis

41. Intestinal Infarction, Obstruction, Perforation, and Trauma

42. Management of the Patient with a Gastrointestinal Disturbance

PART VI: Gastroenterology Practice Exam

PART VII: RENAL

43. Anatomy and Physiology of the Renal System

44. Renal Regulation of Electrolytes

45. Diagnosis and Treatment of Renal Failure

PART VII: Renal Practice Exam

PART VIII: MULTIORGAN PROBLEMS

46. Sepsis and Multiorgan Syndrome

47. Toxic Emergencies

48. Airway Obstruction

49. Burns

PART VIII:

Multiorgan Problems Practice Exam

PART IX: SYNERGY

50. Professional Caring and Ethical Practice

PART IX: Synergy Practice Exam

PART X: BEHAVIOR

51. Behavioral and Psychological Factors in Critical Care

PART X: Behavior Practice Exam

Index

On CD:

COMPREHENSIVE PRACTICE EXAM-I

COMPREHENSIVE PRACTICE EXAM-II


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9780071826846
Publisher: McGraw-Hill (McGraw-Hill Medical)
Publication date: April, 2018
Pages: 656
Weight: 1291g
Availability: Contact supplier
Subcategories: Midwifery

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