Jevon, Philip.

Monitoring the critically ill patient / Philip Jevon and Beverley Ewens ; consulting editor, Jagtar Singh Pooni. - 3rd ed. - Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012. - 1 online resource. - Essential clinical skills for nurses . - Essential clinical skills for nurses. .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Recognition & management of the deteriorating patient -- Assessment of the critically ill patient -- Monitoring respiratory function -- Monitoring cardiovascular function 1 : ECG monitoring -- Monitoring cardiovascular function 2 haemodynamic monitoring -- Monitoring neurological function -- Monitoring renal function -- Monitoring gastrointestinal function -- Monitoring hepatic function -- Monitoring endocrine function -- Monitoring nutritional status -- Monitoring temperature -- Monitoring pain -- Monitoring a patient receiving a blood transfusion -- Monitoring the patient with infection and related systemic inflammatory response -- Monitoring the critically ill, pregnant patient -- Monitoring the critically ill child -- Monitoring during transport -- Record keeping.

This 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.

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Patient monitoring.
Critical care medicine.

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