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Published: 27 February 2014

592 Pages


ISBN: 9780199666041

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Chapter 1

The Complete Recovery Room Book

Fifth Edition

Anthea Hatfield

  • The definitive guide to establishing and running an acute care unit
  • Designed to help those working in the recovery room manage problems on a day-to-day basis, and to make difficult decisions
  • A glossary makes all terms employed in the recovery room accessible to both experienced and novice practitioners _
  • Written so each chapter can stand alone, this book can be dipped into and read in sections as needed
  • Short aphorisms are scattered throughout the text to help retain information
  • Includes 20 invaluable Golden Rules that all those working in the recovery room should follow

New to this Edition:

  • New drugs and techniques for monitoring are described
  • A new section looks ahead to the future development and design of recovery rooms
  • Each chapter has been updated in light of the most recent literature

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