Monitoring the Critically Ill Patient is an invaluable, accessible guide to caring for critically ill patients on the general ward. Now fully updated and improved throughout, this well-established and handy reference guide text assumes no prior knowledge and equips students and newly-qualified staff with the clinical skills and knowledge they need to confidently monitor patients at risk, identify key priorities, and provide prompt and effective care.
This new edition includes the following five new chapters:
Monitoring the critically ill child
Monitoring the critically ill pregnant patient
Monitoring the patient with infection and related systemic inflammatory response
Monitoring a patient receiving a blood transfusion