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Rapid Response to Everyday Emergencies: A Nurse's Guide

ISBN13: 9781582554303
ISBN: 1582554307
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $51.95
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Published Date:
Edition 1
Pages: 480
Average Goodreads rating: 4.00/5 (1 ratings)

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.