Acutely ill adults present in a variety of settings and caring for them is a key part of the nursing associate role. This book equips you with the skills and knowledge to assess the acutely ill adult and manage their care. Each chapter follows a case study of a patient presenting with an acute illness, working step by step through their assessment and care while drawing on relevant pathophysiology, pharmacology and evidence-based practice. Written in clear language specifically for the nursing associate, this is you prefect introduction to the world of acute care.
- Fully mapped to the NMC Standards of Proficiency for Nursing Associates (2018)
- Introduces a range of commonly encountered acute illnesses across different body systems
- A unique case study approach makes understanding complex theory, pathophysiology and pharmacology much easier through the lens real-world practice scenarios
- Focussed specifically on the requirements of the nursing associate role, helping you to develop into a confident professional practitioner