Fast Facts for the L & D Nurse: Labor & Delivery Orientation in a Nutshell (Paperback)Cassie Giles Groll (author)
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Nurses who are new to the labour and delivery (L&D) environment will welcome this succinct, easy-to-use reference orientation guide for everyday labour and birth management practices. Novices will no longer have to question co-workers and superiors during emergent situations because this reference will provide the answers they need in a format they want! It is designed for speedy access to fundamental information about the most common practices in the L&D unit and encourages the development of independence and confidence for new RNs orienting to this practice environment.
This well-formatted reference covers the more commonly occurring L&D situations, terminology, equipment, labs, medications, complications, and algorithms to help foster critical thinking and establish a concrete obstetric knowledge base. A wealth of clearly rendered illustrations are included to aid learning. The book also provides space for nurses to enter personal notes and protocol observed in their particular hospital.Key Features:Provides an easy-access reference to everyday labour and birth management practicesIncludes common obstetrical abbreviations, terminology, equipment needed, labs, and algorithmsHighlights potential complications in red to indicate emergent topicIntegrates multiple illustrations to enhance learningAnswers basic questions so new nurses can pursue higher-level learning
NOTE: This title is not for sale in the UK
Publisher: Springer Publishing Co Inc
Number of pages: 180
Weight: 159 g
Dimensions: 203 x 127 x 10 mm
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