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Critical Care Nursing: Learning from Practice takes a unique approach to critical care. Based around case scenarios that have the patient as the central focus, each chapter is constructed around an example of a critically ill patient with specific care needs. The chapters then go on to critically explore the knowledge and skills required to deliver expert care. This book looks at a range of critical care scenarios, including:The patient with acute lung injuryThe patient with feverThe patient with an acute kidney injuryThe patient with long term needsThe patient with increased intra-abdominal pressureThe Patient following cardiac surgery. Each chapter develops knowledge of the related physiology/pathophysiology, appropriate nursing interventions that are research/evidence based, technical skills, data interpretation and critical appraisal skills, enabling the reader to apply fundamental knowledge to more complex patient problems. Critical Care Nursing: Learning from Practice is an essential resource for practitioners faced with complex and challenging patient cases.

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Author(s)Bench
PublisherJohn Wiley
ISBN9781405169950
Pages304
BindingPaper Back
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2011