Avoiding Common ICU Errors

Avoiding Common ICU Errors

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by Lisa Marcucci, Elizabeth A. Martinez, Elliott R. Haut, Anthony D. Slonim
     
 

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This pocket book succinctly describes 318 errors commonly made by attendings, residents, interns, nurses, and nurse-anesthetists in the intensive care unit, and gives practical, easy-to-remember tips for avoiding these errors. The book can easily be read immediately before the start of a rotation or used for quick reference on call. Each error is described in a short,… See more details below

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This pocket book succinctly describes 318 errors commonly made by attendings, residents, interns, nurses, and nurse-anesthetists in the intensive care unit, and gives practical, easy-to-remember tips for avoiding these errors. The book can easily be read immediately before the start of a rotation or used for quick reference on call. Each error is described in a short, clinically relevant vignette, followed by a list of things that should always or never be done in that context and tips on how to avoid or ameliorate problems. Coverage includes all areas of ICU practice except the pediatric intensive care unit.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781451178814
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Health
Publication date:
01/03/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
896
File size:
4 MB

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