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Sheehy’s Manual of Emergency Care

Thoroughly revised and featuring a more efficient and streamlined design, the new 7th edition of Sheehy's trusted emergency care resource offers complete, up-to-date coverage of the essentials emergency nurses need to know. Each condition commonly seen in the emergency setting is thoroughly addressed, from signs and symptoms, to diagnosis, treatment, developmental considerations, patient education, and more. Updated material and easy-to-reference contents make this resource a must-have for current practice.

Paperback, 656 Pages

Published: January 2012

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-07827-6



    1. Legal Issues for Emergency Nurses

    2. Workplace Violence and Disruptive Behaviors

    3. Mass Casualty Incidents

    4. Patient Safety in the Emergency Department

    5. Ethical Dilemmas in Emergency Nursing

    6. Forensics


      7. Triage

      8. Airway Management

      9. Cardiopulmonary Arrest

      10. Intravenous Therapy

      11. Care of the Patient with Pain

      12. Substance Abuse

      13. Alcohol Abuse

      14. Wound Management

      15. Procedural Sedation

      16. Laboratory Specimens and Radiologic Examinations

      17. End-of-Life Issues for Emergency Nurses

      Part III: Common Non-Traumatic Emergencies

      18. Respiratory Emergencies

      19. Cardiovascular Emergencies

      20. Shock

      21. SIRS/Sepsis

      22. Infectious Diseases

      23. Hematologic and Immunologic Emergencies

      24. Stroke

      25. Neurologic Emergencies

      26. Facial, ENT, and Dental Emergencies

      27. Ocular Emergencies

      28. Abdominal Pain

      29. Metabolic Emergencies

      30. Toxicology Emergencies

      31. Environmental Emergencies

      32. Bite and Sting Emergencies

      33. Genitourinary Emergencies

      34. Sexually Transmitted Infections

      Part IV: Trauma

      35. Assessment and Stabilization of the Trauma Patient

      36. Head Trauma

      37. Spinal Cord/Neck Trauma

      38. Chest Trauma

      39. Abdominal Trauma

      40. Musculoskeletal Injuries

      41. Facial, Ocular, ENT, and Dental Trauma

      42. Burns

      43. Obstetrical Trauma

      44. Pediatric Trauma

      45. Geriatric Trauma

      Part V: Special Populations

      46. Obstetric Emergencies

      47. Gynecologic Emergencies

      48. Mental Health Emergencies

      49. Abuse and Neglect

      50. Intimate Partner Violence

      51. Sexual Assault

      52. Pediatric Considerations in Emergency Nursing

      53. Geriatric Considerations in Emergency Nursing

      54. Considerations for Patient with Morbid Obesity


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