Trauma Nursing

Author: Barbara Knezevich
Publisher: Appleton & Lange
ISBN: UOM:39015011474833
Release Date: 1986
Genre: Medical


Principles and Practice of Trauma Nursing

Author: Rose Ann O'Shea
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780443064050
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical

This unique, authoritative book explores the spectrum of trauma care provided in the UK, discussing procedures for specific trauma presentations as well as the nurse's role in providing care in the emergency setting. Chapters on the relevant biosciences are included, which serve as an excellent source of review or instruction for nurses of all levels. In addition to the basic science dimensions of trauma nursing, the book also addresses clinical, psychosocial, and psychological aspects of care. Its structured approach to patient management presents information in an easy-to-follow format. Research evidence is used throughout to support the text, laying the foundation for expert nursing practice. Multidisciplinary approach makes the book relevant to current practice. Key learning points are highlighted with the text to help direct the reader's attention and encourage learning. A wide range of expert contributors makes the book a credible and authoritative source. Easy-to-understand chapters on fundamental biosciences expand readers' knowledge. Extensive illustrations, line drawings, and easy-to-read tables provide clear, visual explanations of important material. Appropriate references and recommended sources for further reading help readers develop knowledge and insight. Structured textbook format facilitates learning, enables information to be found quickly, and makes the book more user-friendly. The section on pre-hospital care presents a key piece of the trauma care spectrum, rather than focusing solely on the nurse's role in in-hospital care.

Sheehy s Emergency Nursing

Author: Emergency Nurses Association
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323074025
Release Date: 2009-06-30
Genre: Medical

Written by emergency nurses for emergency nurses, this comprehensive, evidence-based resource covers the issues and procedures that are often unique to the emergency department. New developments and changes in clinical practice are incorporated throughout. The user-friendly format features more than 350 high-quality illustrations and 150 tables that highlight essential concepts and offer quick access to vital information. Key coverage includes clinical fundamentals, treatment for trauma and medical-surgical emergencies, the foundations of emergency nursing practice, and special populations. 58 contributors offer valuable insights from a broad range of clinical positions in rural, suburban, and urban areas. High-quality radiographs and other diagnostic images help you learn to identify common conditions — especially head trauma, fractures, and dislocations. Logically organized, chapters are grouped into six sections for quick access to important content: Foundations of Emergency Nursing, Professional Practice, Clinical Foundations of Emergency Nursing, Major Trauma Emergencies, Medical and Surgical Emergencies, and Special Patient Populations. Tables and boxes highlight and summarize critical information for at-a-glance reference. A separate unit on special patient populations covers topics such as child abuse, elder abuse, intimate partner violence, sexual assault, substance abuse and behavioral/pediatric/obstetrical emergencies. Priority nursing diagnoses are highlighted in a quick-reference appendix to help you focus on the most serious problems. Five new chapters bring you the most reliable, up-to-date information on these key topics: Management of the Critical Care Patient in the Emergency Department Family Presence During Resuscitation Forensic Nursing Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Agents of Mass Destruction Influenza: Seasonal, Avian, and Pandemic Expanded coverage of shock and sepsis provides essential information on pathophysiology and diagnosis, with valuable guidelines for managing these patients. A detailed discussion of various types of triage systems and triage acuity ratings examines valid and reliable methods for differentiating between patients who require immediate treatment and those who can wait. Additional coverage of behavioral health emergencies includes new information on agitation, substance abuse, and suicide prevention.

Emergency Nursing Care

Author: Gary Jones
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521702542
Release Date: 2002-11-01
Genre: Medical

This comprehensive textbook is aimed at both the qualified or trainee nurse in accident and emergency care.

Nursing Patients with Cancer

Author: Nora Kearney
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780443072888
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Medical

"Nursing Patients with Cancer: Principles and Practice is a major new text: a comprehensive evidence-based source book that provides a detailed foundation for adult cancer nursing. It explains the essential social and scientific basis of modern cancer management, and equips nurses with the key skills and knowledge required to work in cancer care teams. The content is based upon assessment and intervention of patient and family needs, and aims to prepare nurses to work with cancer patients and their families across a range of settings." -back cover.

ASTNA Patient Transport E Book

Author: ASTNA
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323066136
Release Date: 2009-09-10
Genre: Medical

Whether you’re caring for patients on the ground or in the air, this trusted, one-of-a-kind resource is an essential tool for your success in transport nursing. The 4th edition has been extensively revised to keep you up to date with the latest technological advances and help you meet the ever-changing needs of this critical nursing field. Comprehensive overviews familiarize you with the most common diseases and injuries encountered in practice, accompanied by important management considerations to help you ensure the most effective communication and the safest patient care in all transport settings. Case studies presented at the end of each clinical chapter demonstrate how to apply concepts to scenarios similar to those you’ll encounter in practice. Special Populations Unit helps you meet the unique care needs of pregnant, neonatal, pediatric, and military patients. Competencies listed at the beginning of each chapter help you identify key components of effective patient care. Collaborative, multidisciplinary focus meets the educational and reference needs of all transport health care providers and emphasizes the importance of teamwork in ensuring successful patient outcomes. 3 new chapters highlight emerging trends in transport care: The Use of Technology During Transport, including ventricular assist devices, a chapter devoted to Mechanical Ventilation, and Military Transport with EnRoute care. Updated content throughout provides a balance of ground and air coverage and reflects the recently published Flight and Ground Transport Nursing Core Curriculum to help you prepare for the CTRN or CFRN examination. Expanded disaster management coverage addresses front-line response to major disasters. Expanded disaster management coverage addresses important concerns for improving front-line response to major disasters. Additional pathophysiology content helps you better understand the effects of diseases and injuries on the body’s normal physiologic processes. Clear instructions for reading radiographs and CT scans simplify the use of these diagnostic tools and help you improve related outcomes. Information based on the latest updates from the Federal Aviation Association and the National Transportation Safety Board alerts you to important safety regulations. Obesity considerations included in the Patient Assessment and Preparation for Transport chapter outline special challenges and possible solutions for the care of obese patients.

Emergency nursing

Author: Susan Budassi Sheehy
Publisher: C.V. Mosby
ISBN: UOM:39015024785845
Release Date: 1992-01-01
Genre: Medical


Accident Emergency

Author: Brian Dolan
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702026843
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Medical

This book shows nurses why they are doing what they do rather than just how for a wide range of A&E conditions. It features special sections that cover potential problem areas such as paediatrics and treating the mentally ill A&E patient. It has an A&P section so even the most experienced nurse can refresh their knowledge. Along with all the latest legislation and changing care provisions this book is a must have for the busy A&E Nurse

Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing

Author: Sonya Clarke
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118438848
Release Date: 2014-07-11
Genre: Medical

Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing provides practitioners working in orthopaedic and musculoskeletal trauma settings with the essential evidence, guidance and knowledge required to underpin effective practice. This comprehensive and contemporary textbook explores the variety of adult and paediatric clinical settings where orthopaedic and trauma practitioners work, including acute wards, clinics, community hospitals, nursing homes and patients' homes. Divided into 5 sections, this book looks at: key issues in orthopaedic and musculoskeletal trauma care; specialist practice issues; common orthopaedic conditions and their care and management; musculoskeletal trauma care; and care of children and young people. Suitable for students at degree level as well as those clinicians practicing in more advanced orthopaedic and trauma care roles, Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing is a foremost authority on orthopaedic and musculoskeletal practice for both students and practitioners. Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing: Is strongly supported by the latest evidence, with chapters summarizing evidence, with reference to relevant and seminal research Offers practical guidance based on the relevant evidence Focuses on the perspective of the patient with patient narrative and case studies throughout Includes a section specifically dealing with children and young people

Sheehy s Emergency Nursing

Author: Lorene Newberry
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 0323016847
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Medical

Written by emergency nurses for emergency nurses, this comprehensive "Bible" presents both basic information for students and detailed information for practicing emergency nurses. New developments and changes in clinical practice have been incorporated throughout, including updated information on cardiac drugs, tissue adhesives, epidemiological statistics, and application of stents. A new chapter on Weapons of Mass Destruction helps prepare nurses for any possible acts of terrorism. Coverage has been expanded on EMTALA regulations and the HCFA, triage, wound cleaning, and wound management of pediatric patients. Written by 51 contributors from rural, suburban, and urban areas and representing a broad range of clinical positions: staff nurses, clinical specialists, nurse managers, and nursing instructors. Chapters grouped into six sections for easy access to important content: Foundations, Professional Practice, Clinical Foundations, Trauma, Med-Surg, and Special Populations. Tables and boxes highlight and summarize critical and essential information; over 500 illustrations help the nurse quickly identify and treat frequently encountered conditions. Overview of anatomy and physiology for each clinical chapter facilitates understanding of clinical material and provides basis for patient assessment. A separate unit on special patient populations covers topics such as child abuse, elder abuse, intimate partner violence, sexual assault, substance abuse and behavioral/pediatric/obstetrical emergencies. Highlights priority nursing diagnoses to help nurses focus on the most serious problems.

Trauma Nursing

Author: Karen A. McQuillan
Publisher: Saunders
ISBN: 1416037721
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Medical

Based on the best available evidence, this classic text has been thoroughly updated and now includes chapters on Mass Casualty and Rural Trauma/Telemedicine. It utilizes the unique cycles of trauma framework to describe the science, current issues, trends, and controversies of trauma care.

Acute Care Surgery

Author: LD Britt
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451153934
Release Date: 2012-10-16
Genre: Medical

Acute Care Surgery is a comprehensive textbook covering the related fields of trauma, critical care, and emergency general surgery. The full spectrum of Acute Care Surgery is expertly addressed, with each chapter highlighting cutting-edge advances in the field and underscoring state-of-the-art management paradigms. In an effort to create the most definitive reference on Acute Care Surgery, an evidence-based approach is emphasized for all content included. Also, notable controversies are discussed in detail often accompanied by data-driven resolutions.

Air and Surface Patient Transport

Author: Reneé Semonin Holleran
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: UOM:39015055915162
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Medical

The official publication of the Air & Surface Transport Nurses Association, this comprehensive and timely text is the standard reference for flight nurses and other health professionals involved in medical transportation. Each clinical chapter covers epidemiology, anatomy and physiology and/or pathophysiology, and specific conditions.

ACCCN s Critical Care Nursing

Author: Leanne Aitken
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780729542005
Release Date: 2016-01-04
Genre: Critical care nursing

With each edition, ACCCN's Critical Care Nursing has built on its highly respected reputation. Its contributors aim to encourage and challenge practising critical care nurses and students to develop world-class critical care nursing skills in order to ensure delivery of the highest quality care. Endorsed by the Australian College of Critical Care Nurses (ACCCN), this 3rd edition presents the expertise of foremost critical care leaders and features the most recent evidence-based research and up-to-date advances in clinical practice, technology, procedures and standards. Expanded to reflect the universal core elements of critical care nursing practice authors, Aitken, Marshall and Chaboyer, have retained the specific information that captures the unique elements of contemporary critical care nursing in Australia, New Zealand and other similar practice environments. Structured in three sections, ACCCN's Critical Care Nursing, 3rd Edition addresses all aspects of critical care nursing, including patient care and organisational issues, while highlighting some of the unique and complex aspects of specialty critical care nursing practice, such as paediatric considerations, trauma management and organ donation. Presented in three sections: - Scope of Critical Care - Principles and Practice of Critical Care - Speciality Practice Focus on concepts that underpin practice - essential physical, psychological, social and cultural care New case studies elaborate on relevant care topics Research vignettes explore a range of topics Practice tips highlight areas of care particularly relevant to daily clinical practice Learning activities support knowledge, reflective learning and understanding Additional case studies with answers available on evolve NEW chapter on Postanaesthesia recovery Revised coverage of metabolic and nutritional considerations for the critically ill patient Aligned with the NEW ACCCN Standards for Practice

Brain Injury Medicine 2nd Edition

Author: Nathan D. Zasler, MD
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN: 9781936287277
Release Date: 2012-08-27
Genre: Medical

With 25 new chapters, Brain Injury Medicine: Principles and Practice, 2nd Edition is a clear and comprehensive guide to all aspects of the management of traumatic brain injury.