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A Nurse's Survival Guide to the Ward - E-Book, 3rd Edition

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The new edition of this highly popular book is an indispensable guide to daily procedures and problems for nurses starting work on the ward or returning to practice. It provides guidance in a variety of areas including:

How to organise your job and yourself
How to assess patients
Clinical information on a wide range of conditions
Important principles, procedures and investigations
How to administer drugs safely
What to do in an emergency

As well as information on how to do the job, the importance of communication and nursing care issues is emphasised. Background information is also given on underlying legal, health and safety issues.

New to This Edition

    • A new section on professional practice relates current issues to nursing practice
    • Updated drug section provides essential understanding of common drug classes
    • New resuscitation guidelines

Key Features

    This book will help you with

    • Organising your job and yourself
    • Assessing patients
    • Getting clinical information on a wide range of conditions
    • Important principles, procedures and investigations
    • Administering drugs safely
    • What to do in an emergency
    • Communication, legal health and safety issues

Author Information

    By Ann Richards, BA(HONS), MSC, RGN, DIPN(LON), RNT, Senior Lecturer, Department of Nursing & Paramedic Sciences, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK and Sharon L. Edwards, MSc DIPN(LON) PGCEA RGN , Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Society and Health, Buckinghamshire New University, Uxbridge, UK

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A Nurse
  • e-Book
  • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
  • Copyright: 2013