Acute and Critical Care in Adult Nursing PDF ePub eBook

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Acute and Critical Care in Adult Nursing free pdf The assessment and management of patients who are critically or acutely ill, or showing signs of clinical deterioration, is a crucial nursing skill. This book will help adult nursing students to competently manage care of critically and acutely ill patients, and to recognise and deal with the early signs of deterioration. The book takes a practical real-life approach to care, with each chapter focussing on patients with specific problems, then interweaving the knowledge and skills needed to care for that patient, including the nurse's role and responsibilities, assessment, diagnosis, planning, management, related pathophysiology and collaborative team working.

About Desiree Tait

Desi Tait is senior lecturer and Year leader for BSc Nursing in the Faculty for Health and Social Care at Bournemouth University. Desi has over 30 years experience in the practice, theory and education of adult acute and critical care nursing and facilitates critical care education at both undergraduate and post graduate levels. She has a particular interest in the use of blended learning strategies in critical care undergraduate education and is involved in developing and evaluating innovative ways to facilitate student learning by adopting a practice based approach to education. Desi completed her doctorate in the study of nurses' experience of recognizing and managing clinical deterioration in patients in hospital in 2009 and this continues to be an area of clinical interest. Jane James is a Senior Lecturer, module leader for acute care and Admissions Tutor in Adult Nursing at the College of Human and Health Sciences, Swansea University. Jane's nursing career began in 1980, working in critical care and medical nursing. Her main role as a nurse tutor is in pre-registration nursing, supporting students throughout the adult programme. She has a particular involvement in clinical skills, with an emphasis on simulation and practical scenarios, and she is also module leader for specialised adult practice. She is also involved in post-registration teaching in critical care and discharge planning- and acts as admissions tutor for the pre-registration adult nursing programme. Catherine Williams is the programme Director for undergraduate nursing at the College of Human and Health Sciences, and has over 14 years' experience in the practice, theory and education of postgraduate and undergraduate level. David Barton is now retired and was formerly Associate Professor and Academic Lead in the Department of Nursing, School of Human

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Author : Desiree Tait
Publisher : Learning Matters Ltd
Data Published : 17 May 2012
ISBN : 0857256459
EAN : 9780857256454
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 232 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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