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Introduction to acute care 

Introduction to acute care
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Introduction to acute care
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Fiona Creed

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199564385.003.001
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date: 23 September 2020

Chapter 1 discusses the introduction to acute care, the background, policy drivers, and classifications of acute care; the effects on care/suboptimal ward care; contemporary guidance on delivery of acute care; the drive for assessment of competence in acute care delivery; and how this book may help the acute care nurse.

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