Nurse to Nurse: Trauma Care / Edition 1

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Overview

A trauma nurse of more than 26 years shares her wisdom and experience

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4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW!

"This book covers trauma assessment and injuries in depth, empowering trauma nurses to provide the highest quality care....Based on over 26 years of trauma nursing experience, the author writes a book for other trauma nurses that will sharpen their assessment skills as well as their delivery of care to trauma patients....This insightful book is extremely easy to navigate from and a valuable resource for trauma nurses."—Doody's Review Service

This instant-access point-of-care manual is like having an experienced peer carefully explain everything you must know and do in order to assure the best outcomes for your trauma patients. You'll find insights and learning aids that help you manage even the most difficult trauma situations

Numerous boxes, tables, illustrations, and algorithms help you understand:

  • Mechanisms of injury
  • Trauma resuscitation and stabilization
  • Trauma systems
  • Regional injuries including external, head, spine and spinal cord, face and neck, thoracic, abdominal, orthopedic, and burn
  • Trauma in women and specialty populations
  • Trauma critical care
  • Environmental and mass casualty injury
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Editorial Reviews

Doody's Review Service
Reviewer: Angela K Sullivan, ADN (University of Arkansas of Little Rock)
Description: Trauma nurses must approach the assessment of a trauma patient in a methodical fashion to prevent missing fatal injuries. This book covers trauma assessment and injuries in depth, empowering trauma nurses to provide the highest quality care.
Purpose: The goal is to present the information needed by trauma nurses to provide optimal care to trauma patients.
Audience: Based on over 26 years of trauma nursing experience, the author writes a book for other trauma nurses that will sharpen their assessment skills as well as their delivery of care to trauma patients.
Features: The book covers mechanisms of injury, trauma resuscitation and stabilization, trauma systems, special trauma populations, and trauma critical care, as well as environmental and mass casualty incidents. In particular, the signs and symptoms table and the critical life savers table deliver a wealth of easily accessible information. Numerous informative boxes, tables, illustrations, and algorithms deliver the information in an easy to read fashion.
Assessment: This insightful book is extremely easy to navigate from and a valuable resource for trauma nurses.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071596770
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/22/2009
  • Series: Nurse to Nurse Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 640
  • Sales rank: 806,985
  • Product dimensions: 7.10 (w) x 4.80 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Donna Nayduch RN, MSN, ACNP, CAISS

Trauma Consultant

Evans, CO

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Table of Contents

Nurse's Pocket Guide to Trauma CareChapter 1 Mechanisms of Injury
Chapter 2 Trauma Resuscitation and Stabilization
Chapter 3 Trauma Systems
Chapter 4 Head Injury
Chapter 5 Spine and Spinal Cord Injury
Chapter 6 Face and Neck Injury
Chapter 7 Thoracic Injury
Chapter 8 Abdominal Injury
Chapter 9 Orthopaedic Injury
Chapter 10 Burn and External Injury
Chapter 11 Trauma in Women
Chapter 12 Specialty Populations
Chapter 13 Critical Care
Chapter 14 Environmental Injury
Chapter 15 Mass Casualty Incidents
Index

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