Vital Signs for Nurses
An Introduction to Clinical Observations
Joyce Smith, Rachel Roberts
Enhance your nursing skills and improve patient care with Vital Signs for Nurses. This practical guide delves into the importance of accurate clinical observations and how to make assessments of vital signs such as heart rate, blood pressure, temperature, pain, and nutrition. It also covers topics like infection control, record-keeping, and legal and ethical considerations. With case studies and examples throughout, this introductory text is perfect for healthcare assistants, student nurses, Trainee Assistant Practitioners, and students on foundation degrees.