Medical-Surgical Nursing at a Glance
Medical-Surgical Nursing at a Glance is the perfect companion for study and revision for nursing and healthcare students from the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series. This easy-to-read, accessible guide brings together all the key principles of caring for patients with medical and surgical needs. Highly visual, each topic is covered in one two-page spread, making it easy to quickly read up on key information and grasp the essentials of the key aspects of caring for the adult patient.
Medical-Surgical Nursing at a Glance is ideal for nursing students looking for a clear and visual summary of care of the adult patient.
... prevent illness and care for those who are ill or disabled and people who are dying. Central to the nurse's role is ... preventing illness and injury, and relief from suffering. Nurses do this through diagnosis and treatment of the human ...
... © John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Published 2016 by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 7 Preventing falls Nutrition and hydration Prevention of pressure ulcers. Companion website: www.ataglanceseries.com/nursing/medsurg 6 3 Accountability and Responsibility.
Ian Peate. 7 Preventing falls Nutrition and hydration Prevention of pressure ulcers Infection. flux and because of this the nurse must be acutely aware of responsibility and accountability. The two concepts of responsibility and ...
Ian Peate. Preventing falls Nutrition and hydration Prevention of pressure ulcers Infection prevention and control. 4. Risk. and. Safety. Table 4.1 Resources available to help nurses manage risk and enhance patient safety Clinical Practice ...
... prevent a deterioration in the patient's condition. Other examples of risk assessment tools include those for malnutrition, suicide and falls. Regardless of the risk assessment tool being used, these are only as good as the nurse ...
Part 2 General care
Part 3 Medical nursing
Part 4 Surgical nursing
Glossary of Terms