- Format: Hardback
- Number of Pages: 704 pages
- Dimensions: 129.54 x 203.2 x 35.56mm
- Weight: 657.71g
- Publication date: 01 Mar 2010
- Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
A compact powerhouse of clinical information, "Portable RN, Fourth Edition," is an all-in-one pocket guide to every aspect of day-to-day patient care. Coverage includes assessment techniques and findings, ECG and lab test interpretation, preoperative and postoperative care, nursing procedures, contagious disease precautions, drug administration, wound care, end-of-life care, pain management, documenting care, and more. This edition includes new information on the latest ventilator modes, current AHA CPR and obstructed airway guidelines, new medication and general patient safety features, and more disease information including VRE infection, MRSA infection, and metabolic syndrome. It includes thoroughly updated content that incorporates current Infusion Nurses Society standards of practice and Joint Commission guidelines.