From the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series comes a comprehensive yet accessible overview of all the fundamental elements of acute and critical care nursing.
Acute and Critical Care Nursing at a Glance provides an introduction to the key knowledge and skills for patient assessment and problem identification, as well as how to plan, implement and evaluate care management strategies. It also explores clinical decision-making processes and their impact on care delivery, as well as key psychosocial issues, pain management, and safe transfer. All information is presented in a clear, double-page spread with key information accompanied by tables, illustrations, photographs and diagrams.
Superbly illustrated, with full colour illustrations throughout
An accessible, evidence-based, introduction to a complex topic
Presents information structured according to the Resuscitation Council s systematic ABCDE framework for ease of understanding
Accompanied by patient case studies to help apply theory to practice
Acute and Critical Care Nursing at a Glance is ideal for nursing students, healthcare assistants, and registered nurses working within the acute and critical care setting.
Jacqui Finch is a Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing at the University of West London, UK
Helen Dutton is a Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing at the University of West London, UK