This is an indispensable pocket guide for nurses caring for patients with acute medical conditions.
New to This Edition
Access information on SARS, avian influenza and bio-terrorism
Improved sections on Acute Coronary Syndromes, non-invasive ventilation, acute stroke care, acute kidney injury and emergency oxygen treatment.
This book will help you to:
Care for patients within the critical first 24 hours of admission
Manage patients using the most up-to-date, evidence-based approach
Understand the most-common emergency medical conditions and their underlying disease mechanisms
Handle the patient's assessment, understand the observations and manage their disease
Easily obtain practical advice in a clear style
Explains 'what to tell the patient and relatives' in jargon-free language
By Richard N. Harrison, MD FRCP, Consultant Physician, The University Hospital of North Tees,
Stockton on Tees, UK
and Lynda Daly, RN RM RHV, Community Practitioner, Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland Community Trust, Guisborough, UK
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