Acute Care: Clinical Assessment and Treatment of Acutely Ill Patients

Acute Care: Clinical Assessment and Treatment of Acutely Ill Patients

by Busi Bhengu, Marilou Carr, Cheryl Carter
     
 

Invaluable for any type of nurse, this informative handbook explains how to identify early signs of health deterioration in at-risk patients and confidently intervene to avoid or lessen the changes of organ damage and death. Appropriate interventions are outlined, ensuring that patients will receive optimal care prior to being transferred to an intensive care unit

Overview


Invaluable for any type of nurse, this informative handbook explains how to identify early signs of health deterioration in at-risk patients and confidently intervene to avoid or lessen the changes of organ damage and death. Appropriate interventions are outlined, ensuring that patients will receive optimal care prior to being transferred to an intensive care unit or will avoid admission altogether.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780702180309
Publisher:
Juta Academic
Publication date:
06/01/2009
Series:
Professional Nurse SeriesSeries Series
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author


Busi Bhengu is an associate professor of nursing at the University of Limpop–Medunsa and a critical-care nurse with 20 years of experience. Marilou Carr has been a registered nurse and midwife for more than 24 years. Cheryl Carter is a nurse with 22 years of experience in the critical-care field and a former public sector unit manager.

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