Publication Year: 2010
Edition: 4th Ed.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
A compact powerhouse of clinical information, Portable RN, fourth edition is an all-in-one pocket guide to every aspect of day-to-day patient care.
Coverage includes assessment techniques and findings, ECG and lab test interpretation, preoperative and postoperative care, nursing procedures, contagious disease precautions, drug administration, wound care, end-of-life care, pain management, documenting care, and more.
This edition includes new information on the latest ventilator modes, current AHA CPR and obstructed airway guidelines, new medication and general patient safety features, and more disease information including VRE infection, MRSA infection, and metabolic syndrome. The thoroughly updated content incorporates current Infusion Nurses Society standards of practice and Joint Commission guidelines.