Intensive Care Nursing -A Framework for Practice
Author: Philip Woodrow
Master eBook ISBN10 : 0203808126
Master eBook ISBN13 : 978-0-203-80812-2
No of pages : 608
eBook Price : $59.95
Originally Published : Aug 18, 2011
the technical knowledge necessary to care safely for ICU patientsthe more common and specialized disease processes and treatments encounteredhow nurses can use their knowledge and skills to develop their own and others practice.
This new edition of Woodrow's Intensive Care Nursing will be warmly welcomed. Especially written for qualified nurses working in intensive care nursing units, this comprehensive text has been developed to be as accessible as possible. Including new chapters on planning for pandemics and transferring patients, it has been revised throughout to ensure the evidence-base is completely up-to-date and the content reflects contemporary best practice.
Intensive Care Nursing is structured in user-friendly sections. Each chapter contains 'fundamental knowledge' needed to understand the chapter, an introduction, 'implications for practice', a chapter summary, completely updated further reading, 'time out' sections for revision and a clinical scenario with questions included. Reviewed throughout by experienced practitioners and teachers, it covers:
- patient-focused issues of bedside nursing
Written by a practice development nurse with a strong clinical background in intensive care nursing and experience of teaching nursing, Intensive Care Nursing is essential reading for nurses and health professionals working with high dependency patients, particularly those undertaking further training in the area.