Critical Care Placements

Critical Care Placements

A Pocket Guide

Rachel Dodd, Rachel Parkinson, Ruth Magowan


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Critical care placements can be daunting – you’ll be working in a demanding setting and caring for people when they are critically ill and at their most vulnerable. There is a large amount of new information to take in, and newly learned nursing theory to put into practice. This pocket guide is designed to make your placement a less stressful and more rewarding learning experience.

From advanced life support to urinalysis, via myocardial infarction, it’s full of practical detail, hints and tips.

·         Written by current nursing students and edited by a senior lecturer – this guidance is really produced with you in mind.

·         Pocket-sized format – carry it with you at all times.

·         Space to make your own notes – be it new information, unfamiliar terminology, or just the names of your new colleagues!

Reduce your stress and make the most of your placement by having this book to hand from the start.

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