Rapid Access Guide for Triage and Emergency Nurses: Chief Complaints with High Risk Presentations (Spiral)

Rapid Access Guide for Triage and Emergency Nurses: Chief Complaints with High Risk Presentations By Lynn Sayre Visser, Anna Sivo Montejano Cover Image

Rapid Access Guide for Triage and Emergency Nurses: Chief Complaints with High Risk Presentations (Spiral)

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From the award-winning authors of Fast Facts for the Triage Nurse

The vital information you need to quickly identify acutely ill or injured patients.

Rapid Access Guide for Triage and Emergency Nurses: Chief Complaints With High-Risk Presentations is the first pocket-sized clinical manual focusing on patient-driven chief complaints. Designed to assist in rapidly recognizing potential life-threatening or life-altering conditions, this guide can be used in a variety of healthcare settings.

Content covers each body system and its most common chief complaints along with first-line questions, assessments, and interventions to prompt the user. Red flag findings, easily identified by the flag icon, denote critical signs and symptoms, while a light bulb icon helps the user locate key tips.

The guide includes evidence-based practice guidelines, reference tables, and checklists for at-a-glance retrieval of information. Most chapters contain space for taking notes, inscribing important phone numbers, or pasting facility specific policies and procedures.

Key Features:

  • Common chief complaints with essential tips
  • Unique patient presentations
  • Triage processes, clinical red flags, screening tools
  • Pediatric and older adult considerations
  • Disaster response
  • Active shooter or violent situation action steps
Product Details ISBN: 9780826196279
ISBN-10: 0826196276
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publication Date: July 30th, 2018
Pages: 397
Language: English