Avoiding Common Nursing Errors

Avoiding Common Nursing Errors

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This handbook succinctly describes over 500 common errors made by nurses and offers practical, easy-to-remember tips for avoiding these errors. Coverage includes the entire scope of nursing practicea€”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. The book can easily be read immediately before the start of a rotation or used for quick reference. 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.Healthcare equipment alarms and their effectiveness have been the focus of many research studies. The issue is of such interest and significance ... of alarms in the clinical setting (Philips and Barnsteiner, 2005). There have been a number ofanbsp;...

Title:Avoiding Common Nursing Errors
Author:Betsy H. Allbee, Lisa Marcucci, Jeannie S. Garber, Monty Gross, Sheila Lambert, Ricky J. McCraw, Anthony D. Slonim, Teresa A. Slonim
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2012-03-28


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