A Nurse

A Nurse's Survival Guide to Acute Medical Emergencies

Are you working in an acute or emergency unit?

This is an indispensable pocket guide to caring for patients with acute medical conditions.

Paperback, 452 Pages

Published: May 2011

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-7020-4044-3


  • 1. Introduction: Immediate assessment of the critically ill

    2. Cardiology

    3. Respiratory medicine

    4. Acute neurological problems

    5. Gastroenterology

    6. Diabetic complications

    7. Thromboembolic disease

    8. Deliberate self-harm, alcohol and substance abuse

    9. The ‘social admission’

    10. Multisystem failure

    11. Emerging problems: outbreaks and deliberate releases - SARS, toxins and biological agents


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