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Sheehy's Manual of Emergency Care



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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.

Table of Contents

Basic Emergency Issuesp. 1
Legal Issues for Emergency Nursesp. 3
Workplace Violence and Disruptive Behaviorp. 11
Mass Casualty Incidentsp. 19
Patient Safety in the Emergency Departmentp. 37
Ethical Dilemmas in Emergency Nursingp. 43
Forensicsp. 49
Basic Clinical Issuesp. 59
Triagep. 61
Airway Managementp. 77
Cardiopulmonary Arrestp. 89
Intravenous Therapyp. 97
Care of the Patient with Painp. 121
Substance Abusep. 131
Alcohol Abusep. 137
Wound Managementp. 147
Procedural Sedationp. 161
Laboratory Specimensp. 167
End-of-Life Issues for Emergency Nursesp. 175
Common Non-Traumatic Emergenciesp. 183
Respiratory Emergenciesp. 185
Cardiovascular Emergenciesp. 201
Shockp. 213
Sepsisp. 223
Infectious Diseasesp. 233
Hematologic and Immunologic Emergenciesp. 245
Strokep. 255
Neurologic Emergenciesp. 265
Facial, ENT, and Dental Emergenciesp. 275
Ocular Emergenciesp. 285
Abdominal Pain and Emergenciesp. 291
Metabolic Emergenciesp. 303
Toxicologic Emergencies
Environmental Emergenciesp. 333
Bite and Sting Emergenciesp. 345
Genitourinary Emergenciesp. 353
Sexually Transmitted Infectionsp. 361
Tramuap. 367
Assessment and Stabilization of the Trauma Patientp. 369
Head Traumap. 379
Spinal Cord and Neck Traumap. 395
Chest Traumap. 407
Abdominal Traumap. 419
Musculoskeletal Traumap. 427
Facial, Ocular, ENT, and Dental Traumap. 439
Burnsp. 453
Obstetric Traumap. 463
Pediatric Traumap. 469
Geriatric Traumap. 475
Special Populationsp. 481
Obstetric Emergenciesp. 483
Gynecologic Emergenciesp. 497
Mental Health Emergenciesp. 505
Abuse and Neglectp. 521
Intimate Partner Violencep. 531
Sexual Assaultp. 537
Pediatric Considerations in Emergency Nursingp. 547
Geriatric Considerations in Emergency Nursingp. 571
Considerations for the Patient with Morbid Obesityp. 593
p. 601
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