Monitoring the Critically Ill Patient is an invaluable, accessible guide to caring for critically ill patients on the general ward. Now fully updated and improved throughout, this well-established and handy reference guide text assumes no prior knowledge and equips students and newly-qualified staff with the clinical skills and knowledge they need to confidently monitor patients at risk, identify key priorities, and provide prompt and effective care.
This new edition includes the followingfive new chapters:
- Monitoring the critically ill child
- Monitoring the critically ill pregnant patient
- Monitoring the patient with infection and related systemic inflammatory response
- Monitoring a patient receiving a blood transfusion
- Monitoring pain
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