While high dependency care may be delivered in designated high dependency units, it also occurs in many other clinical environments. This book provides information for nurses working in acute hospital wards and departments including recovery units, high dependency units, acute surgical or medical wards, and accident and emergency units.
Level 2 (highly dependent) patients are nursed in a variety of clinical areas. This textbook covers the context of care with chapters on fundamental aspects, such as sleep, nutrition, pain management, and stress. It covers the key areas of knowledge needed. It includes learning outcomes, introductions, and time out exercises.
Written by educators and renal nurses with extensive experience of clinical practice the Oxford Handbook of Renal Nursing is a concise, current and evidence-based guide to the care of patients with renal disease.