Written by emergency nurses for emergency nurses, Sheehy's Emergency Nursing: Principles and Practice, 7th Edition covers the issues and procedures unique to the emergency department. This comprehensive, evidence-based resource is written by the Emergency Nurses Association and includes developments and changes in clinical practice that are incorporated throughout the text. Considered the go-to guide for issues and procedures unique to the emergency department, the user-friendly format features more than 150 high-quality illustrations and tables that highlight essential concepts and offer quick access to vital information. New to this edition is updated key coverage including clinical fundamentals, treatment for trauma and medical-surgical emergencies, the foundations of emergency nursing practice, special populations, and more!
Unit I: Foundations of Emergency Nursing 1. Emergency Nursing Practice 2. Legal and Regulatory Considerations 3. Approaching Diversity
Unit II: Professional Practice 4. Evidence-Based Practice 5. Research 6. Ethical Considerations 7. Workplace Violence Unit III: Clinical Foundations of Emergency Nursing 8. Triage 9. Patient Assessment 10. Pain 11. Wound Management 12. Family Presence During Resuscitation 13. Management of the Critical Care Patient in the Emergency Department 14. Palliative and End-of-Life Care in the Emergency Department 15. Organ and Tissue Donation 16. Air and Surface Patient Transport 17. Emergency Preparedness 18. Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) Threats
Unit IV: Medical and Surgical Emergencies 19. Communicable Diseases 20. Fluids and Electrolytes 21. Shock Emergencies 22. Respiratory Emergencies 23. Cardiovascular Emergencies 24. Neurologic Emergencies 25. Gastrointestinal Emergencies 26. Renal and Genitourinary Emergencies 27. Gynecologic Emergencies 28. Endocrine Emergencies 29. Hematologic and Oncologic Emergencies 30. Environmental Emergencies 31. Toxicologic Emergencies 32. Dental, Ear, Nose, Throat, and Facial Emergencies 33. Ocular Emergencies Unit V: Trauma Emergencies 34. Epidemiology and Mechanisms of Injury 35. Head Trauma 36. Maxillofacial Trauma 37. Spinal Trauma 38. Thoracic Trauma 39. Abdominal and Genitourinary Trauma 40. Orthopedic and Neurovascular Trauma 41. Burn Trauma 42. Pediatric Trauma 43. Obstetric Trauma 44. Geriatric Trauma Unit VI: Special Populations 45. Pediatric Emergencies 46. Geriatric Emergencies 47. Behavioral Health Emergencies 48. Emergency Forensic Considerations 49. Abuse and Neglect 50. Substance Abuse 51. Sexual Assault