Sheehy's Manual of Emergency Care (7th Revised edition)

Sheehy's Manual of Emergency Care (7th Revised edition)

By: ENA - Emergency Nurses Association (author), Belinda B. Hammond (editor), Polly Gerber Zimmermann (editor)Paperback

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Thoroughly revised and featuring a more efficient and streamlined design, the new 7th edition of Sheehy's trusted emergency care resource offers complete, up-to-date coverage of the essentials emergency nurses need to know. Each condition commonly seen in the emergency setting is thoroughly addressed, from signs and symptoms, to diagnosis, treatment, developmental considerations, patient education, and more. Updated material and easy-to-reference contents make this resource a must-have for current practice. Comprehensive content presents thorough discussion of signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, age/developmental considerations, and patient/family education for each condition. Authorship from the Emergency Nurses Association ensures this book contains the best practices in emergency nursing. Quick-reference format uses a consistent layout to help you find information quickly and easily. NEW! 2-column format features new Tricks of the Trade boxes to give you a professional's perspective on common issues in emergency nursing. NEW! Fully revised content from the ENA and a broad panel of expert contributors includes up-to-date, practical information on topics such as critical care in the ED, time management, the morbidly obese patient, electronic medical records, disaster nursing, forensic nursing, and workplace violence.

Contents

Part I: BASIC EMERGENCY ISSUES 1. Legal Issues for Emergency Nurses 2. Workplace Violence and Disruptive Behaviors 3. Mass Casualty Incidents 4. Patient Safety in the Emergency Department 5. Ethical Dilemmas in Emergency Nursing 6. Forensics Part II: BASIC CLINICAL ISSUES 7. Triage 8. Airway Management 9. Cardiopulmonary Arrest 10. Intravenous Therapy 11. Care of the Patient with Pain 12. Substance Abuse 13. Alcohol Abuse 14. Wound Management 15. Procedural Sedation 16. Laboratory Specimens and Radiologic Examinations 17. End-of-Life Issues for Emergency Nurses Part III: Common Non-Traumatic Emergencies 18. Respiratory Emergencies 19. Cardiovascular Emergencies 20. Shock 21. SIRS/Sepsis 22. Infectious Diseases 23. Hematologic and Immunologic Emergencies 24. Stroke 25. Neurologic Emergencies 26. Facial, ENT, and Dental Emergencies 27. Ocular Emergencies 28. Abdominal Pain 29. Metabolic Emergencies 30. Toxicology Emergencies 31. Environmental Emergencies 32. Bite and Sting Emergencies 33. Genitourinary Emergencies 34. Sexually Transmitted Infections Part IV: Trauma 35. Assessment and Stabilization of the Trauma Patient 36. Head Trauma 37. Spinal Cord/Neck Trauma 38. Chest Trauma 39. Abdominal Trauma 40. Musculoskeletal Injuries 41. Facial, Ocular, ENT, and Dental Trauma 42. Burns 43. Obstetrical Trauma 44. Pediatric Trauma 45. Geriatric Trauma Part V: Special Populations 46. Obstetric Emergencies 47. Gynecologic Emergencies 48. Mental Health Emergencies 49. Abuse and Neglect 50. Intimate Partner Violence 51. Sexual Assault 52. Pediatric Considerations in Emergency Nursing 53. Geriatric Considerations in Emergency Nursing 54. Considerations for Patient with Morbid Obesity

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780323078276
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 656
  • ID: 9780323078276
  • ISBN10: 0323078273
  • edition: 7th Revised edition

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