Publication Year: 2005
Edition: 1st Ed.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 74
Designed for quick reference in the hospital hallway or at the nurses' station, this handbook presents succinct, bulleted, up-to-the-minute information on over 300 common signs and symptoms.
It provides a rapid refresher on the key facts a nurse needs to understand: the variations, possible causes, and clinical significance of a sign or symptom.
Signs and symptoms are alphabetically organized and each is presented on an easy-to-scan two-page spread. Numerous illustrations and tables are included. Special logos highlight emergency interventions for life-threatening signs and symptoms and techniques to help pinpoint or further characterize a particular finding.
Nurse's Quick Check: Signs & Symptoms