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Avoiding Common Nursing Errors

Publication Year:
2009
Edition:
1st
Author:
Garber, Jeannie Scruggs; Gross, Monty; Slonim, Anthony D.; Marcucci, Lisa
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN:
978-1-60-547087-0
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Description
Succinctly describes over 500 common errors made by nurses and offers practical, easy-to-remember tips for avoiding these errors.

Coverage in this quick-reference handbook includes the entire scope of nursing practice—administration, medications, process of care, behavioral and psychiatric, cardiology, critical care, endocrine, gastroenterology and nutrition, hematology-oncology, infectious diseases, nephrology, neurology, pulmonary, preoperative, operative, and postoperative care, emergency nursing, obstetrics and gynecology, and pediatric nursing.

Each error is described in a quick-reading one-page entry that includes a brief clinical scenario and tips on how to avoid or resolve the problem. Illustrations are included where appropriate.
  • Covers all aspects of nursing
  • Emphasis on HIPAA regulations, case management, wound care, patient advocacy, nurse-doctor interactions
  • Succinct, clinical advice on what to avoid, and what to do
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Platform:
OvidSP
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type:
Book
Author:
Garber, Jeannie Scruggs; Gross, Monty; Slonim, Anthony D.; Marcucci, Lisa
ISBN:
978-1-60-547087-0
Specialty:
  • General Interest Nursing
  • References
Language:
English
Edition:
1st
Pages:
576
Publication Year:
2009

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