Oxford Handbook of Critical Care Nursing by Heather BaidOxford Handbook of Critical Care Nursing by Heather Baid

Oxford Handbook of Critical Care Nursing

EditorHeather Baid, Fiona Creed, Jessica Hargreaves

Paperback | March 1, 2016

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The second edition of the Oxford Handbook of Critical Care Nursing has been fully revised to reflect a more systematic approach to care delivery and to follow the patient pathway. Focused on the practical issues of nursing care and nursing procedures, this handbook has been written by nurses,for nurses.Reflecting current best practice, the Oxford Handbook of Critical Care Nursing is an easily accessible and evidence-based guide for all levels of nursing staff working in critical care environments. It provides the nurse at the bedside with the answers to day-to-day problems experienced when caringfor critically ill patients, and is also a guide to some of the less commonly encountered issues. The new edition of this handbook will continue to help support novice and experienced staff in critical care environments.Now including more detail on the psychological issues facing critically ill patients, and more information on the intricacies of receiving a critically ill patient and transferring from a critical care environment, this handbook is a concise, practical, and comprehensive resource.
Fiona Creed has worked as an editor on two other OUP nursing titles (Care of the Acutely Ill Adult and Nursing OSCEs) as well as holding a position as Senior Lecturer at the University of Brighton Heather Baid is currently Senior Lecturer and Intensive Care Pathway Leader at the University of Brighton, and Intensive Care Unit Bank Nurs...
Title:Oxford Handbook of Critical Care NursingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:560 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0.03 inPublished:March 1, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198701071

ISBN - 13:9780198701071

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Table of Contents

1. Prevention of admission / admission to critical care2. Systematic assessment3. Generic care of the critically ill patient4. Respiratory5. Respiratory support6. Cardiovascular7. Cardiovascular support8. Neurological care9. Renal10. Gastrointestinal11. Sepsis12. Metabolic disorders13. Immunology14. Haematology15. Managing emergencies16. Obstetric emergencies17. Poisoning18. Trauma19. End of life20. Transfer of the critical care patient21. Rehabilitation and discharge

Editorial Reviews

Review from previous edition: "This is the only book of its kind and at least one copy should be available on each intensive care unit." --Nursing Standard May 2010