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Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice Series: Alarming Signs and Symptoms
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Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice Series: Alarming Signs and Symptoms

Publication Year: 2006
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Springhouse
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-1-582-55624-6
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 83
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This full-color handbook is a quick-reference guide to identification, interpretation, and intervention for more than 100 signs and symptoms that indicate urgent, life-threatening, or limb-threatening situations.

Each entry concisely describes a sign or symptom and presents succinct, bulleted information on each possible urgent medical cause—typical history and physical exam findings, associated signs and symptoms, emergency interventions, nursing considerations, and follow-up. Recurring icons include Alert, Clinical Picture (charts visually comparing clusters of abnormal findings), and Act Now (specific immediate interventions needed). Appendices cover toxic drug-drug interactions, dangerous drug-herb interactions, and potential agents of bioterrorism.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Springhouse
  • ISBN: 978-1-582-55624-6
  • Specialty:
    Dictionaries & Word References
    Nursing Assessment
    References
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st Ed.
  • Pages: 352
  • Illustrations: 100
  • Year: 2006
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 83

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