Covid-19: A Critical Care Textbook,
Edition 1
By Chris Carter and Joy Notter, PhD, MSc, RN, RHV, HVT, PGCEA

Publication Date: 20 Aug 2021

With the major redeployment of staff during the Covid-19 pandemic, this authoritative textbook provides a practical resource for healthcare professionals who may be new to acute and critical care settings.

Written by nurses for nurses, the book will help readers master patient assessment, non-invasive ventilation, the use of high flow nasal oxygenation and renal care. You will learn about the challenges of resuscitation, leadership and responding to a public health emergency, and effective personal protection and hygiene practices.

Covid-19: Critical Care textbook has been written by experts with frontline experience of working in hospitals during the pandemic and will remain relevant for those responding to future infectious disease outbreaks or waves of Covid-19.

Key Features

  • Self-assessment quizzes to support ongoing learning
  • Suitable for staff re-deployed and those already working in acute and critical care areas
  • Fully illustrated to demonstrate the use of PPE and coronavirus-specific procedures
  • Contributions from key experts who have dealt directly with the disease provide practical insights
About the author
By Chris Carter, Senior Lecturer, Birmingham City University, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston Birmingham UK and Joy Notter, PhD, MSc, RN, RHV, HVT, PGCEA, Professor of Community Health Care Studies Faculty of Health, Education & Life Sciences Birmingham City University
Table of Contents


COVID-19: a critical care perspectives

COVID-19: Assessment of a Critically Ill Patient

COVID-19: Non-Invasive Ventilation

COVID-19: Invasive Ventilation

COVID-19: Weaning from mechanical ventilation & Tracheostomy Care

COVID-19: Renal Care

COVID-19: Advanced Life Support

Severe COVID-19 disease in pregnancy

COVID-19: Professional and Legal Issues

COVID-19 in a resource limited environment

Severe COVID-19 Case Study

COVID-19 Lessons learnt

Glossary of Terms.

Book Reviews

"The authors emphasize innovative and sustainable commonalities in nursing practice that transcend global borders. This book will help readers understand unique aspects of a global pandemic, the pathophysiology of the disease, and issues in the delivery of care."

-© Doody’s Review Service, 2022, Patricia Gonce Morton, PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, FAAN (University of Utah College of Nursing) Score: 98 - 5 Stars!

Book details
ISBN: 9780702083839
Page Count: 272
Retail Price : £32.99

Experienced critical care nurses and those who have being re-deployed to work in critical care (17,900 critical care nurses in UK at 2018: source CC3N workforce survey report 2018).

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