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Critical Care Nursing: Learning from Practice takes a uniqueapproach to critical care. Based around case scenarios that havethe patient as the central focus, each chapter is constructedaround an example of a critically ill patient with specific careneeds. The chapters then go on to critically explore the knowledgeand skills required to deliver expert care. This book looks at arange of critical care scenarios, including:

  • The patient with acute lung injury
  • The patient with fever
  • The patient with an acute kidney injury
  • The patient with long term needs
  • The patient with increased intra-abdominal pressure
  • The Patient following cardiac surgery

    Each chapter develops knowledge of the relatedphysiology/pathophysiology, appropriate nursing interventions thatare research/evidence based, technical skills, data interpretationand critical appraisal skills, enabling the reader to applyfundamental knowledge to more complex patient problems. Critical Care Nursing: Learning from Practice is an essentialresource for practitioners faced with complex and challengingpatient cases.

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