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Vital signs for nurses : an introduction to clinical observations

Smith, J; Roberts, R


R Roberts


Accurate clinical observations are the key to good patient care and fundamental to nursing practice. Vital Signs for Nurses will support anyone in care delivery to enhance their skills, reflect upon their own practice and assist in their continuing professional development. This practical introductory text explores how to make assessments of heart rate, blood pressure, temperature, pain and nutrition. It also looks at issues of infection control, record-keeping and legal and ethical considerations. With case studies and examples throughout, this text will be invaluable to all healthcare assistants, student nurses, Trainee Assistant Practitioners and students on foundation degrees.


Smith, J., & Roberts, R. (2011). Vital signs for nurses : an introduction to clinical observations. Wiley-Blackwell.

Book Type Authored Book
Online Publication Date Apr 17, 2015
Publication Date Jun 1, 2011
Deposit Date Jul 31, 2015
ISBN 9781405190381
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