A highly successful volume which explores the nurse-led management of minor injuries complete with online training videos. The latest edition reflects the difference in approach between midline injuries and limb injuries, explores the differences between the management of children and adults, and presents key information on X-ray interpretation.
Knowledge of the principles of intensive care is essential in making correct spur of the moment decisions. Consisting of 80 illustrations and tables, this book includes commonly performed procedures, management approaches and frequently encountered diseases in a multi-disciplinary ICU. It is useful for the ICU professionals and trainees.
Ecompasses the knowledge, skills, and expertise required when nursing a critically ill patient. This work highlights priorities of care and principles of management in a range of problems common in the ICU. It aims to benefit the readers with strong clinical foundation and high levels of expertise, with a strong nursing emphasis.
The Oxford Handbook of Critical Care Nursing provides nurses working in Critical Care (including intensive and high dependency care) with an easily accessible guide to the knowledge and nursing care skills needed in critical care. Patient-centred, this is the essential practical resource for all nurses working in critical care.
A fourth edition of this very successful title details drugs in anaesthesia and intensive care in an A to Z format. This new edition includes a complete revision of all the featured drugs, the addition of key new drugs, and the removal of obsolete drugs.
Provides information on 75 clinical phenomena seen in critical care. This book includes a brief description of pathophysiology, assessment, diagnostic testing, collaborative management, nursing diagnoses, nursing interventions specific to those diagnoses, and patient teaching and rehabilitation.
Provides a multidisciplinary approach to neonatal intensive care and a real-world perspective. This title focuses on evidenced-based practice, with clinical directions in color for easy retrieval and review.
Written by a practice development nurse, this book is useful for nurses and health professionals working with high dependency patients. It covers: patient-focused issues of bedside nursing; the technical knowledge necessary to care safely for ICU patients; the more common and specialized disease processes and treatments encountered; and more.
Following the publication of the department of health document - Comprehensive Critical Care (2000), the majority of hospitals in England have set up Critical Care Outreach Teams. The Government provided a significant sum of money for hospitals to set up outreach services. There are now calls for an evaluation of their impact.
A guide to procedures, treatments, and stabilization techniques for disorders, injuries, and patient situations commonly seen in the critical care setting. It features over 200 images and tables, as well as fast facts and mnemonics to foster knowledge retention.
Assessing and managing the acutely ill adult surgical patient focuses on major surgical conditions and interventions commonly encountered in District General Hospitals which potentially require intensive monitoring and intervention.
Patient-centred and practical, the Oxford Handbook of Critical Care third edition serves the consultant, trainee, nurse, and other allied health professionals as both a reference and aide memoir. This is the indispensable Oxford Handbook for all those working within critical care.
The complexity of caring for patients who become acutely ill or have deteriorated can be a daunting challenge for nurses. This book contains 17 in-depth case studies relating to care of the acutely ill adult. It includes cases that combine pathophysiology, pharmacology and nursing care in realistic clinical settings.
Using a system- and case-based approach, this book equips nurses in more general wards with the knowledge and skills to care appropriately for the deteriorating patient in the clinical environment. These skills are recommended by NICE as essential for every nurse caring for acutely ill patients, and key to successful practice.
Focuses on use of acute care Nurse Practitioners in neuroscience critical care; Post-graduate advances practice neurovascular fellowship education and training; NET SMART; management of Traumatic Brain Injury; management of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage; and management of Hyperacute Ischemic Stroke.
This handbook provides practical, accessible guidelines on a huge range of situations that present to the emergency department. Deliberately precise and prescriptive, it gives up-to-date step-by-step advice on presentation, investigation, diagnosis, emergency treatment and further referral for adult and paediatric patients.
Schaum's is the key to faster learning and higher grades in every subject. This title includes hundreds of examples, solved problems, and practice exercises to test your skills. It features: detailed explanations and practice problems in the different areas of critical care nursing; support for all the major textbooks for critical nursing courses.
Suitable for nurses entering or needing a refresher in critical care nursing, this book presents the information on more than 100 critical care disorders, with humour, memory joggers, recurring icons to emphasize key points, and numerous quick-scan tables, illustrations, and flow charts.
Suitable for emergency nurses, covering the range of emergency care issues, including trauma management and trauma care, the lifespan, psychological issues, physiology for practice, practice and professional issues, this book is about more than what a nurse should do; it is about why it should be done, leading to sustainable and safer practice.
* In 'Essential Clinical Skills' for Nurses series * Accessible and reader friendly * Integrates theory with practice * Adopts an evidence based approach * Includes chapter objectives, 'best practice' boxes and case studies * Refers to National guidelines and key initiatives e.g.
This comprehensive book provides an understanding of the common symptoms related to serious illness in adults. It integrates anatomy with pathophysiology and encourages developmental, critical thinking. Using an in-depth case study approach and including two brand new chapters, this new edition is a must-read for all students of adult nursing.
Focuses on the most common disorders and technologies encountered by a critical care nurse today. This title assists students in understanding the pathophysiological basis for illness and the strategies the critical care nurse uses in assessing and managing patients. Each chapter contains learning objectives to help focus the reader.
A clear, accessible, student friendly textbook with a variety of practice questions and diagrams to assist learning. The book covers common situations but also offers a fresh approach to acute illness for nursing students