Trauma Nursing Secrets

By

  • Sharon Cohen, RN, MSN, CEN, CCRN, Trauma Clinical Nurse Specialist, North Broward Hospital District, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

The dynamic field of trauma nursing has emerged into a specialty that demands a Nursing Secrets book of its own. Trauma Nursing Secrets covers trauma nursing from the pre-hospital phase to the trauma resuscitation area, and follow the patient into the Intensive Care Unit and then into rehabilitation. Specific issues covered include forensics, trauma prevention, system injuries, toxicology in the trauma patient, organ procurement, skin, wounds, and ostomies, and evidenced-based practice.
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Audience

Critical Care Nurses, Cardiac/Emergency Nurses

 

Book information

  • Published: August 2002
  • Imprint: HANLEY AND BELFUS MEDICAL PUBLISHERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-56053-518-8


Table of Contents

I CLINICAL MANAGEMENT IN TRAUMA NURSING
1. Trauma Systems: an Organized Approach
2. Biomechanics and Mechanism of Injury
3. Stabilization, Transfer, and Transport

II CLINICAL APPLICATIONS IN TRAUMA NURSING CARE
4. Weapons of Mass Destruction
5. Forensics in Trauma
6. Injury Prevention

III SYSTEM INJURIES
7. Neurologic and Facial Trauma
8. Thoracic Trauma
9. Abdominal and Genitourinary Trauma
10. Musculoskeletal Trauma
11. Skin Wound and Ostomy in the Trauma Patient
12. Shock

IV SPECIAL POPULATIONS
13. Burn Trauma
14. Trauma During Pregnancy
15. Pediatric Trauma
16. Geriatric Trauma
17. Domestic Violence and Abuse
18. Toxicology
19. Organ Donation and Organ Procurement
14. Trauma Nursing Documentation
15. Organ Procurement
16. Evidenced-Based Practice