Consisting of over 80 questions and answers from 19 different specialists, the 2nd edition of the "Staff Nurse Survival Guide" covers all the common situations that a newly qualified nurse might encounter. This second edition adopts the same easy to read question and answer format that made the first edition so successful with student nurses, qualified nurses and healthcare assistants. This handy reference guide contains ideas, principles and guidelines for a number of common and sometimes unexpected situations that newly qualified nurses are likely to encounter. Designed to be a quick reference for everyday use, this book provides readers with key information to tackle daily tasks at work with confidence. The new edition covers topics such as: dealing with complaints, mental health, clinical supervision, aggression, bereavement, central venous pressure monitoring, mentoring a student and much more. The questions are divided into five chapters: dealing with the unexpected, clinical nursing skills, dealing with bereavement and palliative care, principles of medication and the role of the staff nurse, allowing for quick and easy referral.It is an extremely useful pocket resource for all nurses.