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Nursing know-how. Evaluating signs & symptoms [electronic resource].
imprint
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2009.
description
v, 442 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0781792053 (alk. paper), 9780781792059 (alk. paper)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2009.
isbn
0781792053 (alk. paper)
9780781792059 (alk. paper)
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
catalogue key
8012704
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 432-433) and index.
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Doody's Reviews, April 2009
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Summaries
Main Description
This volume of the new Nursing Know-Howseries offers how-to guidance on the latest techniques for evaluating over 250 important signs and symptoms. Each sign or symptom is presented on a page or two-page spread in bulleted format. Numerous illustrations and flow charts complement the text. Know-How Nuggeticons offer expert tips for eliciting or assessing a sign or symptom. Case Clipicons present real-life responses to an urgent sign or symptomthe nurse's assessment findings and the rapid response team's interventions. Quick Action!icons present urgent responses to an alarming sign or symptom and interventions for avoiding a life-threatening emergency.
Bowker Data Service Summary
This volume offers how-to guidance on techniques for evaluating over 250 important signs and symptoms. Each sign or symptom is presented on one page or two-page spreads in bulleted format. 'Quick Action!' icons are also used to indicate urgent responses to an alarming sign or symptom.
Main Description
This volume of the new Nursing Know-How series offers how-to guidance on the latest techniques for evaluating over 250 important signs and symptoms. Each sign or symptom is presented on a page or two-page spread in bulleted format. Numerous illustrations and flow charts complement the text. Know-How Nugget icons offer expert tips for eliciting or assessing a sign or symptom. Case Clip icons present real-life responses to an urgent sign or symptom--the nurse's assessment findings and the rapid response team's interventions. Quick Action! icons present urgent responses to an alarming sign or symptom and interventions for avoiding a life-threatening emergency.
Table of Contents
Contributors and consultants
Signs & symptoms (alphabetical)
Selected references
Index
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