Publication Year: 2008
Edition: 1st Ed.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 87
This volume of the new Nursing Know-How series offers how-to guidance on the latest techniques for evaluating over 250 important signs and symptoms. Each sign or symptom is presented on a page or two-page spread in bulleted format. Numerous illustrations and flow charts complement the text.
Know-How Nugget icons offer expert tips for eliciting or assessing a sign or symptom. Case Clip icons present real-life responses to an urgent sign or symptom—the nurse's assessment findings and the rapid response team's interventions. Quick Action! icons present urgent responses to an alarming sign or symptom and interventions for avoiding a life-threatening emergency.
Nursing Know-How: Evaluating Signs & Symptoms