Critical Care Nursing in Resource Limited Environments

1st Edition

Chris Carter

May 14, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 240 Pages
ISBN 9781138093515 - CAT# Y335639

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This book provides guidance on the unique challenges for nurses working in these challenging environments, while considering ethical decision making, providing appropriate services, and the types of patients admitted. Topics covered include:

  • Working in a resource limited environment
  • Cultural awareness and International agendas
  • Provision and access to health care services
  • Ethical considerations in the context of resource limited environments
  • Best practice and knowledge regarding rehabilitation, pain management, managing a major incident
  • Relevant research and evidence concerning critical care nursing in resource limited environments

Critical Care Nursing in Resource Limited Environments prepares readers to consider how best to utilize their skills and deliver safe patient care within a resource limited context. Each easy-to-read chapter provides core knowledge and relevant research, as well as useful ideas and solutions, with further reading sections to signpost readers to key international resources. Compiled by nursing practitioners with extensive knowledge of the field, this text provides practical ideas for nurses working in critical care and defense nursing, and acute areas in resource limited environments. It can also be used to support educational courses and pre-deployment training for nurses hoping to work in the Global South.


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