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AACN Procedure Manual for Progressive and Critical Care, 8th Edition

ISBN: 9780323793810
ISBN: 9780323793810
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Edited by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses and written by more than 100 critical care experts under the direction of Karen L. Johnson, PhD, RN, FAAN, this definitive reference represents the gold standard of care for procedures performed in progressive and critical care settings. It guides you through procedures common to the adult critical care environment, including those performed by advanced practice nurses, in an illustrated, step-by-step format. This edition — now in in full color — features new procedures, new and updated illustrations, and updated content throughout, reflecting the latest evidence-based guidelines and national and international protocols. Quick-reference tabs make it easier than ever to locate content quickly. This new edition integrates key AACN initiatives, such as Practice Alerts, and coordinates closely with the AACN Core Curriculum for Progressive and Critical Care Nursing, 8th Edition. Chapter-specific quick-links employ QR codes for instant access to high-quality online references.

New to this edition


  • NEW! Additional procedures, new and updated illustrations, and updated content throughout reflect the latest evidence-based guidelines and national and international protocols.
  • NEW! Full-color design with color reference tabs enhances navigation, plus full-color illustrations reinforce understanding.
  • UPDATED! Key AACN initiatives, such as Practice Alerts, are integrated throughout, and content coordinates with the AACN Core Curriculum for Progressive and Critical Care Nursing, 8th Edition.
  • NEW! Chapter-specific quick-links via QR codes provide quick access to online references, which have been updated and limited to the highest-value sources.
Key Features
    • Edited by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, written by more than 100 expert critical care clinicians under the direction of Karen L. Johnson, PhD, RN, FAAN, and extensively reviewed by more than 100 additional critical care experts to ensure the accuracy and currency.
    • Comprehensive coverage includes all procedures commonly performed in progressive and critical care settings, including those performed by advanced practice nurses (indicated by an AP icon).
    • Straightforward, step-by-step organization uses consistent headings to make following a procedure (and finding the various supporting elements) quick and easy, with bulleted lists, tables, and detailed illustrations throughout to ensure that content is easy to reference and follow.
    • Rationales for all interventions in patient and family education, assessment, patient preparation, procedure, and monitoring help students understand the rationale for every step, and a level of evidence is provided when a research base exists to substantiate an intervention, giving insight into the strength of recommendations.


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Section One: Airway Management

1. Endotracheal Intubation (Perform) AP2. Endotracheal Intubation (Assist)

3. Endotracheal Tube Care and Oral Care Practices for Ventilated and Non-Ventilated Patients

4. Extubation/Decannulation (Perform) AP

5. Extubation/Decannulation (Assist)

6. Laryngeal Mask Airway

7. Nasopharyngeal and Oral Airway Insertion

8. Suctioning: Endotracheal or Tracheostomy Tube

9. Surgical Cricothyrotomy (Perform) AP

10. Surgical Cricothyrotomy (Assist)

11. Tracheostomy Cuff and Tube Care
Section Two: Special Pulmonary Procedures

12. Continuous End-Tidal Carbon Dioxide Monitoring

13. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)

14. Oxygen Saturation Monitoring with Pulse Oximetry

15. Prone Positioning for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) Patients
Section Three: Thoracic Cavity Management

16. Autotransfusion

17. Chest Tube Placement (Perform) AP

18. Chest Tube Placement (Assist)

19. Chest Tube Removal (Perform)

20. Chest Tube Removal (Assist)

21. Closed Chest Drainage System

22. Needle Thoracostomy (Perform) AP

23. Thoracentesis (Perform) AP

24. Thoracentesis (Assist)

25. Bronchoscopy (Perform) AP

26. Bronchoscopy (Assist)
Section Four: Ventilatory Management

27. Invasive Mechanical Ventilation (Through Artificial Airway): Volume and Pressure Modes

28. Noninvasive Ventilation

29. Manual Self-Inflating Resuscitation Bag-Valve Device

30. Weaning Mechanical Ventilation
Section Five: Cardiac Emergencies

31. Automated External Defibrillation

32. Cardioversion

33. Defibrillation (External)

34. Emergent Open Sternotomy (Perform) AP and Defibrillation (Internal) (Perform) AP

35. Emergent Open Sternotomy (Assist) and Defibrillation (Internal) Assist

36. External Wearable Cardioverter-Defibrillator

37. Pericardiocentesis (Perform) AP

38. Pericardiocentesis (Assist)
Section Six: Cardiac Pacemakers

39. Atrial Electrogram

40. Atrial Overdrive Pacing (Perform) AP

41. Temporary Epicardial Pacing Wire Removal (Perform) AP

42. Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator: Post-Insertion Care

43. Permanent Pacemaker (Assessing Function)

44. Temporary Transcutaneous (External) Pacing

45. Temporary Transvenous Pacemaker Insertion (Perform) AP

46. Temporary Transvenous and Epicardial Pacing
Section Seven: Mechanical Circulatory Assist Devices

47. Intraaortic Balloon Pump Management

48. Ventricular Assist Devices (AP)
Section Eight: Electrocardiographic Leads and Cardiac Monitoring

49. Electrocardiographic Leads and Cardiac Monitoring

50. ST-Segment Monitoring (Continuous)

51. Twelve-Lead Electrocardiogram
Section Nine: Hemodynamic Monitoring

52. Arterial Catheter Insertion (Perform) AP

53. Arterial Catheter Insertion (Assist), Care and Removal

54. Blood Sampling from Arterial Catheter

55. Arterial Pressure Based Cardiac Output Monitoring

56. Central Venous/Right Atrial Pressure Monitoring

57. Blood Sampling from Central Venous Catheter

58. Pulmonary Artery Catheter Insertion (Perform) AP

59. Pulmonary Artery Catheter Insertion (Assist) and Pressure Monitoring

60. Single Pressure and Multiple Pressure Transducer Systems

61. Pulmonary Artery Catheter and Pressure Lines, Troubleshooting

62. Blood Sampling from a Pulmonary Artery Catheter

63. Continuous Venous Oxygen Saturation Monitoring

64. Pulmonary Artery Catheter Removal

65. Cardiac Output Measurement Techniques (Invasive)

66. Non-invasive Cardiac Monitoring

67. Esophageal Cardiac Output Monitoring (Perform) AP

68. Esophageal Cardiac Output Monitoring (Assist), Nursing Care and Removal
Section Ten: Special Cardiac Procedures

69. Femoral Arterial and Venous Sheath Removal

70. Radial Arterial Sheath Removal

71. Pericardial Catheter Management

72. Transesophageal Echocardiography (Assist)
Section Eleven: Vascular Access and Fluid Management

73. Arterial Puncture

74. Central Venous Catheter Insertion (Perform) AP

75. Central Venous Catheter Insertion (Assist), Nursing Care and Removal

76. Implantable Venous Access Device: Access, Deaccess and Care (AP)

77. Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters (AP)

78. Use of a Massive Infusion Device and a Pressure Infusor Bag

79. Intraosseous Devices
Section Twelve: Neurologic Monitoring

80. Peripheral Nerve Stimulation: Train-of-Four Monitoring

81. Non-Invasive Brain Tissue Monitoring: Near-Infrared Cerebral Spectroscopy

82. EEG Monitoring (Assist) and Nursing Care

83. Signal Processed EEG

84. Brain Tissue Oxygen Monitoring: Insertion (Assist), Nursing Care and Troubleshooting

85. Cerebral Blood Flow Monitoring

86. Cerebral Microdialysis

87. Intracranial Pressure Monitoring, Nursing Care, Troubleshooting and Removal
Section Thirteen: Special Neurologic Procedures

88. Lumbar Puncture (Perform) AP

89. Lumbar Puncture (Assist) and Nursing Care

90. Pupillometer
Section Fourteen: Traction Management

91. Cervical Traction and Stabilization: Assist and Nursing Care

92. Pin Site and Vest Care
Section Fifteen: Pain Management

93. Epidural Catheters: Insertion (Assist) and Pain Management

94. Patient-Controlled Analgesia
Section Sixteen: Special Gastrointestinal Procedures

95. Esophagogastric Tamponade Tube

96. Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma (Perform) AP

97. Gastric Lavage in Hemorrhage and Overdose

98. Endoscopic Therapy

99. Intraabdominal Pressure Monitoring

100. Nasogastric and Orogastric Tube Insertion, Nursing Care and Removal

101. Fecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT) (Perform)

102. Molecular Adsorbent Recirculating System (MARS)

103. Paracentesis (Perform) AP

104. Paracentesis (Assist)
Section Seventeen: Renal Replacement

105. Continuous Renal Replacement Therapies

106. Hemodialysis

107. Peritoneal Dialysis
Section Eighteen: Special Hematologic Procedures

108. Apheresis and Therapeutic Plasma Exchange (Assist)

109. Bone Marrow Biopsy and Aspiration (Perform) AP

110. Bone Marrow Biopsy and Aspiration (Assist)
Section Nineteen: Burn Wound Management

111. Burn Wound Care

112. Donor-Site Care

113. Skin Graft Care
Section Twenty: Special Integumentary Procedures

114. Intracompartmental Pressures

115. Wound Closure (Perform) AP
Section Twenty-One: Wound Management

116. Cleaning, Irrigating, Culturing and Dressing an Open Wound

117. Debridement: Pressure Ulcers, Burns and Wounds (Perform) AP

118. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

119. Wound Management with Excessive Drainage

120. Fecal Containment Devices and Bowel Management Systems

121. Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG), Gastrostomy and Jejunostomy Tube Care

122. Small Bore Feeding Tube Insertion and Nursing Care

123. Small Bore Feeding Tube Insertion Using Guidance Systems

124. Thermoregulation: Heating, Cooling and Targeted Temperature Management

125. Prevention of Immobility Related Complications: CLRT Rotorest: Ambulation of Critically Ill Patients

126. Intrahospital Transport of Critically Ill Patients