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Published: 28 January 2016

576 Pages


ISBN: 9780198701071

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Oxford Handbook of Critical Care Nursing

Second Edition

Edited by Heather Baid, Fiona Creed, and Jessica Hargreaves

Oxford Handbooks in Nursing

  • Written by experienced clinical nurses to provide the diverse knowledge and skills required by critical care healthcare professionals
  • Provides a systematic approach and to the assessment of the critically ill patient
  • Practical, evidence-based, with a clear layout to allow quick reference for the busy nurse
  • Covers all aspects of critical care delivery, the critical care environment, and systems-based care delivery

New to this Edition:

  • Revised layout to reflect a more systematic approach to critical care delivery and to follow the patient pathway
  • Inclusion of rationale alongside guidance enables practitioners to understand why guidance should be followed in practice
  • Provides more detail on the psychological issues that affect critically ill patients
  • Covers the procedure for receiving a critically ill patient into a critical care area and for transferring a patient from a critical care area

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