Emergency Nursing Secrets / Edition 2

Emergency Nursing Secrets / Edition 2

by Kathleen S. Oman, Jane Koziol-McLain
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323040322

ISBN-13: 9780323040327

Pub. Date: 08/15/2006

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Using the popular question-and-answer format of The Secret Series(R), this helpful resource offers practical tips, answers, and secrets from expert emergency nurses. Chapters include concepts that inform emergency nursing practice, including patient advocacy, family involvement, collaborative practice, patient teaching, ethical decision-making, and evidence-based…  See more details below

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Using the popular question-and-answer format of The Secret Series(R), this helpful resource offers practical tips, answers, and secrets from expert emergency nurses. Chapters include concepts that inform emergency nursing practice, including patient advocacy, family involvement, collaborative practice, patient teaching, ethical decision-making, and evidence-based practice. The nuts and bolts of emergency nursing are addressed in 35 chapters on topics such as triage, disaster management, abdominal pain, respiratory distress, shock, spinal cord injury, and burns - to name just a few. From caring for a woman who suffers a miscarriage to balancing the competing priorities during the trauma resuscitation to making changes that better the plight of the undeserved, these nurses have captured the knowledge, enthusiasm, and heart of what emergency nursing is all about.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323040327
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
08/15/2006
Series:
Secrets Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
544
Sales rank:
1,359,860
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

IPractice topics1
1Triage3
2Emergency preparedness17
3Pain management29
4Death and dying51
5Self-care for the caregiver61
6Keeping safe66
7Case management74
8Risk management82
IIChief complaints97
9Resuscitation issues99
10Headache107
11Seizures116
12Stroke125
13Eye problems134
14Chest pain147
15Respiratory distress155
16Abdominal pain168
17Environmental emergencies177
18Ingestions and poisonings206
19Psychiatric emergencies220
20Endocrine emergencies234
21Hematological emergencies243
22Nonurgent problems256
IIITrauma care267
23Mechanism of injury269
24Shock278
25Head and face trauma288
26Thoracic and neck trauma299
27Abdominal trauma315
28Spinal trauma336
29Musculoskeletal trauma345
30Burn injury357
31Trauma during pregnancy373
32Pediatric trauma391
33Psychosocial aspects of trauma403
IVSpecial populations409
34Pregnant women411
35Seniors423
36Infants and children432
37Underserved patients445
38Abused and neglected patients451
39Drug- and alcohol-impaired patients468

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