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Strengthen your emergency nursing know-how, with the newly updated ER Facts Made Incredibly Quick! (R), 2nd edition, the indispensable pocket guide that offers on-the-go clarity on ER care essentials.
Thumb quickly to the right topic with the help of brightly colored tabs, then scan the easy-read bulleted text for crucial how-to's on trauma assessments, CPR, medications and IV, and treating multiple trauma, breathing difficulties, and gunshot wounds, and more. This is vital clinical support for, nurses and all ER healthcare professionals.
Be expertly guided through ER assessments, devices, and treatment with ...
NEW and updated quick-read, bulleted content, tables, and colorful images
NEW and updated tables, photos, drawings, and diagrams
Laminated pages are wipeable for easy notetaking and erasing
Pocket-sized, spiral-bound format offering on-the-spot access to expert guidance
Dozens of colorful diagrams, charts, and images supporting guidance on areas such as:
Vital signs chart - neonates to older adults
Advanced cardiac life support algorithms
8-step method for rhythm strip analysis
Hands-free electrode placement for defibrillation
CPR and choking interventions, by age group
Assessment skills and flow charts for assessing individual body systems
Step-by-step direction on triage methods-assessments, procedures, and monitoring, including:
Triage criteria for critical trauma assessment
Primary and secondary assessment - parameters, questions to ask patients, interventions
Emergency Nurses Association and Academy of Emergency Physicians five-level triage scale to determine patient acuity
Assessing child and elder abuse and neglect
Maternal/neonatal charts - assessing gestational age, maternal hypotension, true versus false labor, fetal distress, preeclampsia, and more
Newborn assessment charts and graphs - neonatal resuscitation, APGAR scoring system, pediatric vital sign normal ranges, pediatric trauma score, and more
Assessment charts and pain measurement scale for scoring pain acuteness, symptoms, and appearance
Disaster and mass casualty triage protocols
Treating special triage populations - pediatric, geriatric, pregnant, LGBTQ patients
Cultural considerations in patient care
Evidence collection kit materials
Practical guide to patient teaching
About the Clinical Editor
Joyce Foresman-Capuzzi, MSN, APRN, CCNS, is a Clinical Nurse Educator at Lankenau Medical Center at the Crozer Keystone Health System in Chester, Pennsylvania.