Nursing Care in Severe Malaria by Suparp Vannaphan, RN, BSc Nursing.

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Summary of Book
Book Description
Find out why every nurse who cares for malaria patients should have this book. It is written by a nurse for nurses. The author has years of experiences and gives tips found no where else on the care of patients with severe malaria.
Product Description
Malaria effects an estimated 500 million people worldwide every year. Approximately I million die from this disease. Much is known about how to treat this disease. This book puts that knowledge in your hands.
Chapters included
Chapter 1 : The Pathophysiology of Malaria
Chapter 2 : The Progress and Diagnosis of Malaria
Chapter 3 : Anti – Malaria Drugs in Cerebral Malaria
Chapter 4 : Nursing Care in Different Medical Conditions
  General Nursing Care
  Dissesminated Intravascular Coagulation
  Metabolic Acidosis
  Pulmonary Edema
  Renal Failure
Chapter 5 : Nursing Care in Acute Renal Failure and Haemodialysis
Chapter 6 : Education and Follow – up of the Patient
Summary :  
Appendix A : Evaluation of the Resistance to Anti – Malarial Drugs
Appendix B : Complications of Severe Malaria – Table
Appendix C : Causes of death among patients with severe malaria
Appendix D : Management and Special Equipment in the Intensive Care unit
Product Details
Pagebook : 98 pages, with black and white illustrations and photos.
Language : English
Author : Suparp Vannaphan. Nursing supervisor for the Bangkok Hospitalfor Tropical Diseases, Mahidol University.
Last updated: January 19, 2011