Publication Year: 2009
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Garber, Jeannie Scruggs; Gross, Monty; Slonim, Anthony D.; Marcucci, Lisa
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
This handbook succinctly describes over 500 common errors made by nurses and offers practical, easy-to-remember tips for avoiding these errors
Coverage in this quick-reference handbook includes the entire scope of nursing practice—administration, medications, process of care, behavioral and psychiatric, cardiology, critical care, endocrine, gastroenterology and nutrition, hematology-oncology, infectious diseases, nephrology, neurology, pulmonary, preoperative, operative, and postoperative care, emergency nursing, obstetrics and gynecology, and pediatric nursing.
Each error is described in a quick-reading one-page entry that includes a brief clinical scenario and tips on how to avoid or resolve the problem. Illustrations are included where appropriate.