1 Your job and its organization
2 Principles of adult nursing
3 Identification of patient problems
4 Fundamental procedures
5 A systems approach
Appendix 1 Units of measurement
Appendix 2 Normal values
Appendix 3 Drug measurement and calculations
Further to the success of the previous editions, A Nurse's survival guide to The Ward continues to be the indispensable guide to all the procedures and problems faced by nurses and healthcare professionals every day.
Whether you are a clinical practicing student or a qualified nurse, this book is the perfect straightforward reference for every doubts you might have about emergency situations, as well as assessments, clinical procedures and much more.
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- Expansions of areas such as oxygen administration, fluid and electrolyte balance and nutrition
By Ann Richards, BA(HONS), MSC, RGN, DIPN(LON), RNT, Senior Lecturer, Department of Nursing & Paramedic Sciences, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK and Sharon L. Edwards, MSc DIPN(LON) PGCEA RGN , Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Society and Health, Buckinghamshire New University, Uxbridge, UK