Publication Year: 2005
Edition: 1st Ed.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 77
Designed for quick reference, this portable handbook provides practical, step-by-step guidance on how to respond to over 170 emergency situations that can arise in every unit of a healthcare facility
Coverage of each emergency begins with bulleted, quick-scanning, action-oriented rapid response instructions and then proceeds to explanations of what caused the emergency and preventive strategies.
Tables and checklists provide vital information at a glance. Numerous sidebars and more than 200 illustrations describe and demonstrate key procedures. Icons highlight complications and potential dangers that can arise during and after the initial response.
Rapid Response to Everyday Emergencies: A Nurse's Guide