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Author Abranches, Carlos Alberto Dunshee de, 1913-1983.

Title Medical assessment units : the initial management of acute medical patients / edited by Ian Wood, Michelle Rhodes
Published London ; Philadelphia : Whurr, [2003]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  610.7361 Woo/Mau  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 322 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Ch. 1. Service organisation in Medical Assessment Units / Ian Wood -- Ch. 2. Initial assessment of the acute medical patient / Michelle Davies, Judith Morgan and Ian Wood -- Ch. 3. Vulnerable groups / Linda Miller, Michael Gibbs, Judi Thorley and Elizabeth Whelan -- Ch. 4. Sudden death / Sue Read and Jane Jervis -- Ch. 5. Cardiac arrest / Carole Donaldson, Ian Wood and Michelle Rhodes -- Ch. 6. Shock / Judith Morgan -- Ch. 7. Altered consciousness / Brendan Davies, Michelle Davies, Lorraine Taylor and Ian Wood -- Ch. 8. Shortness of breath / Susan Hope, Jacqueline Mitchell, Michelle Rhodes, Helen Whitehouse and Ian Wood -- Ch. 9. Chest pain / Michelle Rhodes -- Ch. 10. Abdominal pain and upper gastrointestinal bleeding / Ruth Harris and Terry Wardle -- Ch. 11. Extremity pain and swelling / Ian Wood
Summary "Medical Assessment Units: The Initial Management of Acute Medical Patients is written predominantly by nurses for nurses, and provides the practitioner with a comprehensive, reader-friendly guide. It is intended for nurses working in Medical Assessment Units, but will be a valuable source of information to nurses in any clinical area accommodating acute medical patients."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Intensive care nursing.
Medical emergencies.
Emergency medicine -- Diagnosis.
Author Wood, Ian, 1962-
Garner, Michelle.
LC no. 78219078
ISBN 1861563256 paperback