Acute and critical care in adult nursing
Part of the Transforming Nursing Practice Series series
This book develops your ability to manage the care of critically and acutely ill patients, and recognise and deal with the early signs of deterioration.
Taking a practical real-life approach to care, each chapter focuses on a patient with a particular issue, from chest pain to sepsis, considering the primary symptoms before working through the knowledge and skills needed to care for that patient.
The book focuses on developing clinical assessment and decision-making skills, leaving you confident and competent in caring for patients who are unstable, deteriorating or critically ill. Key featuresEach chapter is mapped to the 2018 NMC StandardsPacked with engaging real-life practice examples and activitiesProvides robust evidence-based tools and frameworks to use in practice, such as ABCDE assessments