Trauma Nursing. From Resuscitation Through Rehabilitation. Edition No. 4

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  • 992 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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Using the unique cycles of trauma framework, the 4th edition of this classic and highly acclaimed resource is thoroughly updated to bring you comprehensive coverage of cutting-edge research findings and current issues, trends, and controversies in trauma nursing. Detailed information guides you through all phases of care - from preventive care and the time of injury to the resuscitative, operative, critical, intermediate, and rehabilitative stages. Timely discussions on emerging topics such as mass casualty and rural trauma/telemedicine keep you up to date with the latest developments in the field. This practical, evidence-based reference is the most complete resource available for both novice and experienced trauma nurses working in a variety of care settings.

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PART I: General Concepts in Trauma Nursing

1. Evolution of the Trauma Cycle

2. Economic and Administrative Issues in Trauma Care

3. Performance Improvement and Patient Safety in Trauma Care

4. Ethics in Trauma Nursing

5. Legal Concerns in Trauma Nursing

6. Injury Prevention

7. Prehospital Care of the Trauma Patient

8. Trauma in Rural Areas

9. Mass Casualty Incidents

10. Nursing Practice Through the Cycle of Trauma

11. Rehabilitation of the Trauma Patient

PART II: Clinical Management Concepts

12. Mechanism of Injury

13. Shock and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome

14. Initial Management of Traumatic Shock

15. Infection and Infection Control

16. Wound Healing and Soft Tissue Injuries

17. Metabolic and Nutritional Management of the Trauma Patient

18. Analgesia, Sedation, and Neuromuscular Blockade in the Trauma Patient

19. Psychosocial Impact of Trauma

PART III: Single System Injuries

20. Traumatic Brain Injuries

21. Maxillofacial Injuries

22. Ocular Injuries

23. Spinal Cord Injuries

24. Thoracic Injuries

25. Abdominal Injuries

26. Genitourinary Injuries and Renal Management

27. Musculoskeletal Injuries

PART IV: Unique Patient Populations

28. The Pregnant Trauma Patient

29. Pediatric Trauma

30. Trauma in the Elderly

31. Trauma in the Bariatric Patient

32. Burn Injuries

33. Substance Abuse and Trauma Care

34. The Organ and Tissue Donor
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McQuillan, Karen A. Clinical Nurse Specialist, R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD.

Flynn Makic, Mary Beth Research Nurse Specialist/Educator, Assistant Professor, Adjoint, University of Colorado Hospital and University of Colorado at Denver, College of Nursing, Aurora, CO.

Whalen, Eileen Vice President, Trauma, Emergency and Perioperative Services, University Medical Center, Tucson, AZ.
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