Journals Higher Education



Published: 11 August 2005

552 Pages | numerous black and white line illustrations, tables diagrams and 1 half tone


ISBN: 9780198525875

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Critical Care Nursing

Science and practice

Second Edition

Sheila K. Adam and Sue Osborne

  • Includes all the essential information required for general intensive care nursing courses
  • All chapters relate theoretical concepts directly to practice, integrating physiology with practical skills
  • Covers all commonly encountered critical illnesses such as ARDS and acute renal failure

New to this Edition:

  • New chapters on critical care outreach and immunocompromised patients
  • Includes a revised obstetric section, and material on resuscitation and weaning protocols
  • Covers new techniques in managing sepsis and a completely re-written neurological chapter with new algorithms on seizure management

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