Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice Series: Alarming Signs and Symptoms

Publication Year: 2006

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: Springhouse

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-1-58-255624-6

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 83

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Description

This full-color handbook is a quick-reference guide to identification, interpretation, and intervention for more than 100 signs and symptoms that indicate urgent, life-threatening, or limb-threatening situations.

Each entry concisely describes a sign or symptom and presents succinct, bulleted information on each possible urgent medical cause—typical history and physical exam findings, associated signs and symptoms, emergency interventions, nursing considerations, and follow-up. Recurring icons include Alert, Clinical Picture (charts visually comparing clusters of abnormal findings), and Act Now (specific immediate interventions needed). Appendices cover toxic drug-drug interactions, dangerous drug-herb interactions, and potential agents of bioterrorism.

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Springhouse
ISBN: 978-1-58-255624-6
Specialty:
References
Nursing Assessment
Dictionaries & Word References
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 352
Illustrations: 100
Year: 2006
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 83

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