Fast Facts for the ER Nurse: Emergency Room Orientation in a Nutshell

Fast Facts for the ER Nurse: Emergency Room Orientation in a Nutshell

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by Jennifer Buettner
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0826105211

ISBN-13: 9780826105219

Pub. Date: 09/10/2009

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

The book is clearly written and concise and uses sidebars to highlight core concepts." Score: 90, 4 stars

--Doody's

Because ER nurses need to think fast and act fast...

Fast Facts for the ER Nurse is an orientation guide and reference, designed specifically for new ER nurses and the preceptors responsible for their

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The book is clearly written and concise and uses sidebars to highlight core concepts." Score: 90, 4 stars

--Doody's

Because ER nurses need to think fast and act fast...

Fast Facts for the ER Nurse is an orientation guide and reference, designed specifically for new ER nurses and the preceptors responsible for their orientation. The chapters provide a brief overview of equipment, treatments, and drugs used to manage common disorders and conditions frequently seen in the ER. Critical information presented in each chapter includes disorder definitions, signs and symptoms, interventions, and critical thinking questions.

With this guide, nurses can get the information they need fast in bullet-point lists. Each chapter is conveniently organized alphabetically by disease and disorder for quick access. The book serves as an organized, reliable, and thorough ER guide, ensuring a structured approach to orientation. All new ER nurses and their preceptors will find this book to be a reference they cannot do without.

Key topics covered include:

  • Cardiovascular Emergencies
  • Disaster Response Emergencies
  • Infectious Disease Emergencies
  • Mental Health Emergencies
  • Shock and Multisystem Trauma Emergencies
  • Substance Abuse and Toxicologic Emergencies
  • And many more!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826105219
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
09/10/2009
Series:
Fast Facts Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Tips on surviving ER Nursing

Chapter 2 Acid-Base Imbalances

Chapter 3 Cardiovascular Emergencies

Chapter 4 Disaster Response Emergencies

Chapter 5 Ear Nose and Throat Emergencies

Chapter 6 Fluid & Electrolyte Imbalances

Chapter 7 Gastrointestinal Emergencies

Chapter 8 Genitourinary Emergencies

Chapter 9 Geriatric Emergencies

Chapter 10 Infectious Disease Emergencies

Chapter 11 Mental Health Emergencies

Chapter 12 Neurological Emergencies

Chapter 13 OB GYN Emergencies

Chapter 14 Ocular Emergencies

Chapter 15 Orthopedic and Wound Care Emergencies

Chapter 16 Pediatric Emergencies

Chapter 17 Respiratory Emergencies

Chapter 18 Shock and Multisystem Trauma Emergencies

Chapter 19 Substance Abuse and Toxicologic Emergencies

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