Nurses in all areas of clinical practice must be able to recognise, assess and manage changes to a patient s condition With a strong focus on pathophysiology, the comprehensive new edition of this essential textbook retains the case study approach that made the first edition so popular with students and educators alike Offering further reading resources and definitions of key terms to aid learning it develops nurses key skills such as identifying and explaining the pathophysiology of sepsis recognising and managing hypovolaemic shock assessment and management of cardiovascular, neurological and traumatic injury and understanding priorities in initial stroke assessment and management, including nursing care following administration of a thrombolytic drug Written by contributors from a range of clinical and academic backgrounds, Nursing the Acutely Ill Adult is essential reading for all students within the adult branch of nursing, a comprehensive book guide to understanding the common signs and symptoms related to serious acute illness in adults.

8 thoughts on “Nursing the Acutely Ill Adult

  1. Customer Customer says:

    Very helpful in studying for exams and a great breakdown of ABC assessment Scenarios worked through for each condition.

  2. Sonia Sparks Sonia Sparks says:

    Bought for a family member who has an important in exam in a few weeks time Book Gad arrived today and the front corner and several other pages are damaged folded over.Now have the inconvenience of having to send this one back and wait for the repalcement

  3. natalie alexander natalie alexander says:

    Brilliant for helping with nursing studies

  4. Customer Customer says:

    This book is essential for any nursing student It describes complex physiology and anatomy of the human body in simple terms in relation to given disease, ie AKI Certainly worth the money.

  5. joelcummins joelcummins says:

    Good book, very well written and easy to understand and manageable in order for my nursing exam Really allowed my to apply theory to practice

  6. maharlene maharlene says:

    Perfect very informative

  7. Mindy Mindy says:

    It is a must for nursing student Very well structured.

  8. Lizzy Lizzy says:

    Doesn t contain most information.