Just 3"x5" -- fits in the palm of your hand!
Packed with vital, practical facts --
Health Professionals Rely on Porter’s Pocket Guides for Fast, Accurate Clinical Information!
Porter’s Pocket Guide to Emergency & Critical Care is a quick reference for emergency and critical care nurses and other healthcare professionals containing all of the key clinical information they need at their fingertips. This pocket guide covers emergency and critical care related to cardiology, neurology and pediatrics.
Quick reference to ER and ICU nurses
52 critical medications, dosage charts for critical drips
Automatically interprets ABG results
Instant EKG interpretation: identify interior wall MI’s from anterior, posterior and lateral wall MIs
Cover neurology, cardiology, pediatrics
With nearly 500,000 copies in print, the Porter’s Pocket Guide Series is well-known in the nursing field and includes Porter’s Pocket Guide to Nursing, Porter’s Pocket Guide to Pediatrics, and Porter’s Pocket Guide to Emergency & Critical Care. Each title is a succinct portrait of the key clinical information nurses and health professionals need. Porter’s Pocket Guides have been an indispensable reference to healthcare professionals and institutions for over 15 years.
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Features & Benefits
New ACLS and PALS guidelines
Detailed coverage of 56 critical medications highlighting: dose, indications, side effects, contraindications, nursing implications, and administration
Easy-to-read Arterial Blood Gas Interpretation
Quick and easy 12-lead ECG interpretation
Treatment protocols for Hypothermia, Burn Management, Acute MI, Rapid Sequence Intubation, Hyperkalemia, Organ Donation
Extensive cross reference of brand and generic drug names, provides classifications/indications for over 1,800 drugs
Packed with memory aids and extra space for note taking
William Porter, RN, CFRN, EMT-P
William Porter began his career as a medic in the pre-hospital setting; he then became an RN and was working in the ICU and ER soon after. Mr. Porter now cares for patients as a flight nurse at Air Life of Oregon. He currently resides in Bend, Oregon.
Additional Titles by this Author
- ISBN-13: 9780763751340
- ISBN-13: 9780763754563
- ISBN-13: 9780763752927