x11 + 495 pp, index, numerous illustrations, diagrams, photographs. Corners bumped, minor edge wear, front cover bowed out slightly.
A step-by-step guide for providing care to acutely ill patients. Each procedure includes (1) a thorough description, including why the procedure is performed, (2) a complete list of the equipment needed, (3) step-by-step directions for carrying out the procedure, (4) complications, (5) documentation guidelines. Plus, Nursing Alerts call attention to important directions and safeguards for patient care. More than 350 illustrations and photographs show how to perform key procedural steps and use the latest medical devices.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall