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A Nurse's Survival Guide to Acute Medical Emergencies E-Book, 3rd Edition

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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.

Key Features

    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

Author Information

    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

Customer Reviews

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  • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
  • Copyright: 2011