Monitoring the Critically Ill Patient, 3rd Edition

  • Philip Jevon
  • Beverley Ewens
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  • ISBN-10: 1118276140
  • ISBN-13: 9781118276143
  • DDC: 616.02
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 372 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released June 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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"This book is invaluable for students going into their acute placements and for newly qualified nurses on the wards...a conveniently sized and inclusive guide." Nursing Standard "This whistle-stop guide would provide a great addition to any junior nurses' book collection .A short well-constructed introduction to monitoring critically ill patients." Journal of Perioperative Practice Monitoring the Critically Ill Patient is an essential, accessible guide to caring for critically ill patients on the general ward. Now fully updated and improved throughout, this well established and handy referenced text assumes no prior knowledge and equips students and newly-qualified staff with the clinical skills and knowledge they need to confidently monitor patients at risk, identify key priorities, and provide prompt and effective care.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Recognition and Management of the Deteriorating Patient.
2: Assessment of the Critically Ill Patient.
3: Monitoring Respiratory Function.
4: Monitoring Cardiovascular Function 1: ECG Monitoring.
5: Monitoring Cardiovascular Function 2: Haemodynamic Monitoring.
6: Monitoring Neurological Function.
7: Monitoring Renal Function.
8: Monitoring Gastrointestinal Function.
9: Monitoring Hepatic Function.
10: Monitoring Endocrine Function.
11: Monitoring Nutritional Status.
12: Monitoring Temperature.
13: Monitoring Pain.
14: Monitoring a Patient Receiving a Blood Transfusion.
15: Monitoring the Patient with Infection and Related Systemic Inflammatory Response.
16: Monitoring the Critically Ill, Pregnant Patient.
17: Monitoring the Critically Ill Child.
18: Monitoring During Transport.
19: Record Keeping.