The new edition of this highly popular book is an indispensable guide to daily procedures and problems for nurses starting work on the ward or returning to practice. It provides guidance in a variety of areas including: how to organise your job and yourself; how to assess patients; clinical information on a wide range of conditions; important principles, procedures and investigations; how to administer drugs safely; and what to do in an emergency. As well as information on how to do the job, the importance of communication and nursing care issues is emphasised. Background information is also given on underlying legal, health and safety issues. This book will help you with Organising your job and yourself Assessing patients Getting clinical information on a wide range of conditions Important principles, procedures and investigations Administering drugs safely What to do in an emergency Communication, legal health and safety issues A new section on professional practice relates current issues to nursing practice Updated drug section provides essential understanding of common drug classes New resuscitation guidelines
The 'Nurses' Survival Guide to Drugs in Practice' is a handy pocketbook designed to provide succinct information on a wide variety of drugs that nurses need to look up quickly. It provides an understandable and detailed account of common drugs and their actions. The level is suitable for all nurses in practice, including qualified and student nurses, as well as those taking Supplementary Prescribing Courses and will also be useful to other healthcare professionals . Pocket sized and easily transportable, it will become a constant companion both in ward and community environments. As well as the more routine use of drugs in clinical practice it covers emergency situations, such as cardiac arrest and anaphylaxis. . Comprehensive coverage of drugs in use to offer security in any clinical setting . Succinct and clear information in boxes, lists etc to facilitate assimilation of information 'on the spot' . Attractive page design and well signposted layout to enable quick access to the right information . Flexicover to maintain quality in a clinical setting and when frequently used . Covers basic pharmacology including drug absorption and metabolism as well as explaining how drugs actually work . Fully up to date with government guidelines e,g, from NICE, the Resuscitation Council and the British Thoracic Society etc. . Additional sections on the legal aspects of administering and prescribing drugs, drug calculations and paediatric doses
In Collaboration with Consulting Editor, Dr. Jan Foster, Drs. Martin and Badeaux have created an issue where top authors in critical care nursing provide current updates on sepsis care and management. Authors have written clinical reviews on the following topics: International Sepsis Guidelines 2016; Pros and Cons of Early Administration of Intravenous Fluids; PTSD After ICU Stay; Role of Vitamin C and Carbon Monoxide in Sepsis; Neonatal Sepsis; Use of Etomidate in the Septic Patient; Simulation to Manage the Septic Patient in the ICU; Cardiogenic Shock Complicating Sepsis management; Hospital Costs associated with Sepsis Compared to other Medical Conditions; Special Considerations for the Septic Patient Going to the Operating Room; Management of the Septic Patient in the Emergency Room; and Management of Sepsis in the Obstetrical Patient. Reader will come away with the information they need to improve patient outcomes.
The Complete List of All Books Published in the United Kingdom in the Years 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, and 1943, Giving in One Alphabetical List Details as to Author, Title, Sub-title, Size, Number of Pages, Price, Date, Classification and Publisher of Every Book