Publication Year: 2012
Authors/Editor: Wood, Ian; Garner, Michelle
Here's a clinically focused, practical and contemporary guide for assessing and managing patients with acute medical conditions. Suitable for all nurses and healthcare practitioners working in medical assessment units, medical wards, and emergency departments, it presents a structured approach based on common presenting features and focuses on the first 24 hours of the patient’s hospital stay. The book draws on a wide range of supporting evidence and also provides the reader with sources for further reading.