Table of Contents

Section 1 Overview of emergency care

Chapter 1: Emergency nursing and the practice environment

Chapter 2: Pre-hospital care overview in Australia and New Zealand

Section 2 Professional practice

Chapter 3: Clinical ethics for emergency healthcare

Chapter 4: Emergency care and the law

Chapter 5: Cultural considerations in emergency care

Chapter 6: Management and leadership

Section 3 Systems and clinical fundamentals

Chapter 7: Professional development

Chapter 8: Research for emergency care

Chapter 9: Patient education

Chapter 10: Scene assessment, management and rescue

Chapter 11: Pre-hospital clinical reasoning, triage and communication

Chapter 12: Major incident preparedness management

Chapter 13: Emergency nursing triage

Chapter 14: Patient assessment and essentials of care

Chapter 15: Resuscitation

Chapter 16: Stabilisation and transfer

Chapter17: Clinical skills

Chapter18: Minor injury and management

Chapter19: Pain management

Chapter 20:Physiology for emergency care

Section 4 Emergencies

Chapter 21:Respiratory emergencies

Chapter 22: Cardiovascular emergencies

Chapter 23: Neurological emergencies

Chapter 24:Gastrointestinal emergencies

Chapter 25: Renal and genitourinary emergencies

Chapter 26: Endocrine emergencies

Chapter 27: Infectious and communicable diseases

Chapter 28: Pandemics and environmental emergencies

Chapter 29: Haematological emergencies

Chapter 30: Toxicological emergencies

Chapter 31: Envenomation

Chapter 32: Dental, ear, nose and throat emergencies

Chapter 33: Ocular emergencies and trauma

Chapter 34: Gynaecological emergencies

Section 5 Unique populations

Chapter 35: Obstetric emergencies

Chapter 36: Paediatric emergencie

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Mosby Australia
eBook ISBN:
9780729582933
eBook ISBN:
9780729579827

About the authors

Kate Curtis

Affiliations and Expertise

RN BN Grad Dip (Crit Care) MNurs (Hons) PhD, Associate Professor at Sydney Nursing School, University of Sydney, Trauma Clinical Nurse Consultant, St George Hospital, Sydney

Clair Ramsden

Affiliations and Expertise

MA (Health Service Management) MA (Health Care Ethics Area), Executive Director of Nursing and Midwifery, Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District, NSW Health, Sydney, and Associate Professor, Health, University of Technology Sydney, NSW, AUS