Emergency and Trauma Care for Nurses and Paramedics

1st Edition


  • Clair Ramsden
  • Kate Curtis
    • Electronic ISBN 9780729579827
    • Electronic ISBN

    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


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