Download the Free Fishpond App!
Download on the App Store

Android App on Google play
Treating the Critically Ill Patient (Essential Clinical Skills for Nurses)

Already own it?

Sell Yours
Home » Books » Science » Medicine » Nursing » General

Treating the Critically Ill Patient

Essential Clinical Skills for Nurses

By Philip Jevon

RRP $85.99 $63.53   Save $22.46 (26%)
Price includes NZ wide delivery!
Ships from UK
Order now for Christmas delivery
Rating:
 
Register or sign-in to rate and get recommendations.
Format: Paperback, 280 pages
Published In: United Kingdom, 21 September 2007
Treating the Critically Ill Patient is a practical guide to recognising and treating acutely ill patients at risk of further deterioration. It includes early warning scoring systems to identify patients at risk on the ward, identifies the key priorities for care, and equips students and newly qualified staff with the clinical skills necessary to prevent further deterioration and to provide prompt and effective care. Each chapter follows a standard layout, and includes bullet points and illustrations making this book an accessible and practical guide to critical care. Treating the Critically Ill Patient provides an essential companion to Monitoring the Critically Ill Patient. â Evidence-based guide to care of the critically ill patient â Includes step-by-step clinical guidelines and real-life scenarios â Identifies the key priorities for care

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Overview of treating the critically ill patient. Chapter 2 Treating a patient with airway obstruction. Chapter 3 Treating a patient with compromised breathing. Chapter 4 Treating a patient with hypotension. Chapter 5 Treating a patient with a bradycardia or tachycardia. Chapter 6 Treating a patient with altered conscious level. Chapter 7 Treating a patient with oliguria. Chapter 8 Treating a patient with an abnormal temperature. Chapter 9 Pain management in the critically ill patient. Chapter 10 Introduction to ethical issues in critical care. Chapter 11 Principles of good record keeping

About the Author

Philip Jevon is a Resuscitation Council UK ALS Instructor at Manor Hospital, Walsall.

Reviews

"An excellent book...a handy guide to ward staff who do not deal with the acutely ill patient consistently." Science Direct

EAN: 9781405141727
ISBN: 1405141727
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Dimensions: 18.7 x 12.6 x 1.4 centimetres (0.22 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
Tell a friend

Their Email:

Sell Yours

Already own this item?
Sell Yours and earn some cash. It's fast and free to list! (Learn More.)

Review this Product

BAD GOOD
 

Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners

You can earn a 5% commission by selling Treating the Critically Ill Patient (Essential Clinical Skills for Nurses) on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep!

 

Authors/Publishers

Are you the Author/Publisher? Improve sales by submitting additional information on this title.

 

This item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.