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Are you working in an acute or emergency unit?

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

This book will help you to:

  • Care for patients within the critical first 24 hours of admission
  • Manage patients using the most up-to-date, evidence-based approach
  • Understand the most-common emergency medical conditions and their underlying disease mechanisms
  • Handle the patient’s assessment, understand the observations and manage their disease
  • Easily obtain practical advice in a clear style
  • Explains ‘what to tell the patient and relatives’ in jargon-free language
  • Access information on SARS, avian influenza and bio-terrorism
  • Improved sections on Acute Coronary Syndromes, non-invasive ventilation, acute stroke care, acute kidney injury and emergency oxygen treatment.
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