Sunday, September 26, 2010

Acute Medicine: A Handbook for Nurse Practitioners

  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
  • 1st edition - 2 Mar 2007
  • Paperback: 280 pages
  • ISBN-10: 0470026820
  • ISBN-13: 978-0470026823

This book provides Nurse Practitioners working in the field of Acute Medicine with an up to date, practical, and comprehensive guide to the management of acute medical patients. It serves as a text from which the busy highly skilled nurse can obtain information on assessment, diagnosis, and management of acute medical conditions. It identifies priorities for treatment and guides the reader through the management of the patient. Wherever possible the latest published guidelines have been included. The final chapter of the book considers the legal, professional and ethical issues faced by nurses working at an advanced level. The issues of role development, the development of protocols and prescribing are considered.


Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Fundamental Nursing Skills

  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
  • 1st Dec 2003
  • Paperback: 240 pages
  • ISBN-10: 1861564163
  •  ISBN-13: 978-1861564160
  • Providing forward-thinking approaches and ideas for nurses of all categories, this reference has been written primarily in response to increasing concerns regarding the perceived lack of ability in both students and newly qualified nurses to perform clinical skills. By outlining the elements of essential nursing procedure in a readily accessible format, including rationale for recommended actions and promoting evidence-based practice, this text encourages the reader to keep a record of achievement in relation to clinical skill competence. The selection of skills included is based on extensive consultation with experienced clinicians, students, clients and teachers of nursing. Each procedure has been carefully researched to provide a contemporary foundation for practice. The text also contains a rapid reference section of common terminology, conversion tables, laboratory results and other useful information.

IV Therapy Notes Nurse's Clinical Pocket Guide

  • Publisher: F.A. Davis Company
  • 1st edition - December 1, 2004
    • Hardcover: 192 pages
  • ISBN-10: 0803612885
  • ISBN-13: 978-0803612884
  • A Davis's Notes book. IV THERAPY NOTES provides essential facts and on-the-spot guidance for nurses delivering and maintaining intravenous fluids with different access devices. With a focus on safe administration of IV therapy, IV Therapy Notes references all types of intravenous fluids and their contents----and the essential rules for calculating infusion rates. With an entire section devoted to fluids and electrolytes, IV Therapy Notes covers it all! To optimize patient safety and provide you with a pocket full of confidence, always keep IV Therapy Notes at your side.