Fundamental Aspects of Nursing the Acutely Ill Adult (Fundamental Aspects of Nursing)

Fundamental Aspects of Nursing the Acutely Ill Adult (Fundamental Aspects of Nursing)

By: Pauleen Pratt (author)Paperback

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This simple, concise book covers: why physiological factors change and how actions by the ward nurse can improve patient outcomes; sepsis; shock; pain management; tracheostomy care, central line management; cardiac monitoring; and patient assessment. Using diagrams and flow charts as well as highlighted learning points, it provides a simple and concise approach that offers readers an opportunity to put theory into practice and directly improve outcome in the critically ill adult.

About Author

Pauleen Pratt is a Consultant Nurse in Critical Care at the University Hospital of Leicester.


List of figures. List of tables. Contributors. Acknowledgements. Preface. Chapter 1 - Patient assessment Pauleen Pratt. Chapter 2 - Respiratory care Pauleen Pratt and Alison Bricknell. Chapter 3 - Cardiovascular care Pauleen Pratt. Chapter 4 Nrurological care Pauleen Pratt. Chapter 5 - Renal care Pauleen Pratt. Chapter 6 - Gastrointestinal care Pauleen Pratt. Chapter 7 - Nutrition John Kennedy. Chapter 8 - Pain management Susan Daykin. Chapter 9 - Transfer of the acutely ill adult Caroline Barclay. Bibliography. Apendixes. Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781856422703
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 213
  • ID: 9781856422703
  • weight: 342
  • ISBN10: 1856422704

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