Organized alphabetically, EXPERT RAPID RESPONSE covers over 100 of the most urgent patient-care situations nurses working in hospitals encounter. Each entry begins with an explanation of how or why the life-threateningcircumstance occurs, and then it tells the nurse: what to look for, what to do immediately, what to do next, how to perform follow-up care, and which special considerations to be aware of.* Strict A-to-Z organization ensures that you'll find the disorder or complication you're looking for in seconds. * Consistent, to-the-point text clearly states actions you need to take. * Covers the most common acute disorders--more than 100 urgent patient care situations in all. * Dozens of illustrations demonstrate how to perform procedures and use equipment.