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Published: 25 March 2010

576 Pages | 71 black-and-white line drawings, 6 black-and-white halftones


ISBN: 9780199564385

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Care of the Acutely Ill Adult

An essential guide for nurses

Edited by Fiona Creed and Christine Spiers

  • Covers all aspects of care that a nurse will be required to know, especially details relating to patient assessment and delivery of effective patient care
  • Every clinical chapter is written by a nurse with expertise in their field
  • Examples of patients' conditions and patient care are included in every chapter and are linked to current national guidelines
  • Each chapter incorporates learning outcomes, anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, nursing management, and skills assessment
  • Each chapter concludes with a competency assessment framework based on Department of Health guidelines, which may be used in practice to assess clinical knowledge and skills

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