TITLE

Nursing the unconscious patient

AUTHOR(S)
Geraghty, Max
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Nursing Standard;9/14/2005, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Unconscious patients are nursed in a variety of clinical settings and therefore it is necessary for all nurses to assess, plan and implement the nursing care of this vulnerable patient group. This article discusses the nursing management of patients who are unconscious and examines the priorities of patient care.
ACCESSION #
18346089

Tags: LOSS of consciousness;  NURSING assessment;  NURSING care plans;  NURSING -- Practice;  NURSE & patient;  MEDICAL care

 

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