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 whilst drawing on relevant pathophysiology, pharmacology and evidence-based practice. Written in clear language specifically for the nursing associate, this is your perfect 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 uses real-world practice scenarios to make understanding the complex theory, pathophysiology and pharmacology much easier
- Focuses specifically on the requirements of the nursing associate role, helping you to develop into a confident professional practitioner