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Trauma Nursing Secrets

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.

Audience
Critical Care Nurses, Cardiac/Emergency Nurses

Paperback, 179 Pages

Published: August 2002

Imprint: Hanley And Belfus Medical Publishers

ISBN: 978-1-56053-518-8

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

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