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Monitoring the critically ill patient / Philip Jevon and Beverley Ewens ; consulting editor, Jagtar Singh Pooni.

By: Jevon, Philip.
Contributor(s): Ewens, Beverley.
Material type: TextTextSeries: .Essential clinical skills for nurses: Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012Edition: 3rd ed.Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118276143 (electronic bk.); 1118276140 (electronic bk.); 9781118276150 (electronic bk.); 1118276159 (electronic bk.); 9781118702932 (electronic bk.); 111870293X (electronic bk.); 9781280599163 (MyiLibrary); 1280599162 (MyiLibrary).Subject(s): Patient monitoring | Critical care medicineAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Monitoring the critically ill patient.DDC classification: 616.02/8 LOC classification: RT48.55Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
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.
Summary: 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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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.

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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.

Author notes provided by Syndetics

<p>Philip Jevon is Resuscitation Officer/Clinical Skills Lead, Manor Hospital, Walsall. He is Honorary Clinical Lecturer at Birmingham Medical School, and Editor of The British Journal of Resuscitation</p> <p>Beverley Ewens is Nurse Manager in Critical Care at Joondalup Health Campus, Perth, Western Australia. She is an ALS instructor and Course Director for the ALERT course at Walsall.</p>

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