Emergency Nursing Secrets / Edition 1

Emergency Nursing Secrets / Edition 1

by Kathleen S. Oman, Linda J. Scheetz, Jane Koziol-McLain
     
 

Using the popular question-and-answer format of The Secrets Series®, 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

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Using the popular question-and-answer format of The Secrets Series®, 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 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:
9781560534501
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
08/14/2000
Series:
Secrets Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.92(w) x 8.56(h) x 0.59(d)

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Table of Contents

I. Practice Topics - 1. Triage; 2. Disaster Management; 3. Pain Management; 4. Death and Dying in the Emergency Department; 5. Self-Care for the Caregiver; 6. Keeping Safe; 7. Case Management; 8. Risk Management II. Chief Complaints - 9. Headache; 10. Seizures; 11. Stroke; 12.Eye Problems; 13. Chest Pain; 14. Respiratory Distress; 15. Abdominal Pain; 16. Environmental Emergencies; 17. Ingestions and Poisonings; 18. Psychiatric Emergencies; 19. Non-urgent Problems III. Trauma Care -20.Mechanism of Injury; 21. Shock; 22. Head and Face Trauma; 23. Thoracic & Neck Trauma; 24. Abdominal Trauma; 25. Spinal Trauma; 26. Musculoskeletal Trauma; 27. Burns; 28. Trauma During Pregnancy; 29. Pediatric Trauma; 30. Psychosocial Aspects of Trauma IV. Special Populations - 31. Pregnant Women; 32. Seniors; 33. Infants and Children; 34. Underserved Patients; 35. Abused and Neglected Patients

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