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"This book should be considered for reading in any nursing environment, incorporating hospital and community homes where an individual is cared for by a range of health care staff. It should be read by learning and development departments where they support nursing staff with clinical decision making." Reviewed by Anne Duell on behalf of Nursing Times, September 2015

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 214 x 272 x 12mm | 539.99g
  • Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
  • Mosby
  • St Louis, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0323113435
  • 9780323113434
  • 194,243

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" "This book should be considered for reading in any nursing environment, incorporating hospital and community homes where an individual is cared for by a range of health care staff. It should be read by learning and development departments where they support nursing staff with clinical decision making." "Reviewed by Anne Duell on behalf of Nursing Times, September 2015

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Table of contents

PART ONE: INTRODUCTION Guidelines for Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment Decisions PART TWO: PRIORITIZATION, DELEGATION, AND ASSIGNMENT IN COMMON HEALTH SCENARIOS 1. Pain 2. Cancer 3. Immunologic Problems 4. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance Problems 5. Safety and Infection Control EXPANDED! 6. Respiratory Problems 7. Cardiovascular Problems 8. Hematologic Problems 9. Neurologic Problems 10. Visual and Auditory Problems 11. Musculoskeletal Problems 12. Gastrointestinal and Nutritional Problems 13. Diabetes Mellitus Now covered in a separate chapter! 14. Other Endocrine Problems 15. Integumentary Problems 16. Renal and Urinary Problems 17. Reproductive Problems 18. Problems in Pregnancy and Childbearing 19. Pediatric Problems NEW! 20. Emergencies and Disasters 21. Psychiatric-Mental Health Problems NEW! PART THREE: PRIORITIZATION, DELEGATION, AND ASSIGNMENT IN COMPLEX HEALTH SCENARIOS Case Study 1 - Chest Pressure, Indigestion, Nausea, and Vomiting Case Study 2 - Dyspnea and Shortness of Breath Case Study 3 - Multiple Clients on a Medical-Surgical Unit Case Study 4 - Shortness of Breath, Edema, and Decreased Urine Output Case Study 5 - Diabetic Ketoacidosis Case Study 6 - Home Health Case Study 7 - Spinal Cord Injury Case Study 8 - Multiple Patients with Adrenal Gland Disorders Case Study 9 - Multiple Clients with Gastrointestinal Problems Case Study 10 - Multiple Patients with Pain Case Study 11 - Multiple Clients with Cancer Case Study 12 - Gastrointestinal Bleeding Case Study 13 - Head and Leg Trauma and Shock Case Study 14 - Septic Shock Case Study 15 - Heart Failure Case Study 16 - Multiple Patients with Peripheral Vascular Disease Case Study 17 - Respiratory Difficulty after Surgery Case Study 18 - Long-Term Care Case Study 19 - Multiple Pediatric Clients in a Clinic Setting Case Study 20 - Multiple Patients with Mental Health Disorders Case Study 21 - Childbearing Answer Key

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