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Care of the Acutely Ill Adult: An Essential Guide for Nurses
Aimed at all nurses, this key textbook equips them with the knowledge and skills required to care for the deteriorating patient in the clinical environment. The assessment, recognition and rapid escalation of the deteriorating patient is emphasized throughout the book. Using a unique system-based approach, each chapter contains structured learning outcomes and concludes ...more
Paperback, 558 pages
Published May 13th 2010 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published March 25th 2010)
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Not a book to read cover to cover, but a fantastic learning resource to look up specific patient scenarios. I have always found physiology more difficult than anatomy to get to grips with, and many of the chapters have a unique way of describing the clinical intervention in a way that makes the physiological effect absolutely clear! I was lucky enough to attend a cardiology lecture by Christine Spiers (one of the contributors) and her skill at imparting knowledge comes across equally well in ...more