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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 Issues||p. 1|
|Legal Issues for Emergency Nurses||p. 3|
|Workplace Violence and Disruptive Behavior||p. 11|
|Mass Casualty Incidents||p. 19|
|Patient Safety in the Emergency Department||p. 37|
|Ethical Dilemmas in Emergency Nursing||p. 43|
|Basic Clinical Issues||p. 59|
|Airway Management||p. 77|
|Cardiopulmonary Arrest||p. 89|
|Intravenous Therapy||p. 97|
|Care of the Patient with Pain||p. 121|
|Substance Abuse||p. 131|
|Alcohol Abuse||p. 137|
|Wound Management||p. 147|
|Procedural Sedation||p. 161|
|Laboratory Specimens||p. 167|
|End-of-Life Issues for Emergency Nurses||p. 175|
|Common Non-Traumatic Emergencies||p. 183|
|Respiratory Emergencies||p. 185|
|Cardiovascular Emergencies||p. 201|
|Infectious Diseases||p. 233|
|Hematologic and Immunologic Emergencies||p. 245|
|Neurologic Emergencies||p. 265|
|Facial, ENT, and Dental Emergencies||p. 275|
|Ocular Emergencies||p. 285|
|Abdominal Pain and Emergencies||p. 291|
|Metabolic Emergencies||p. 303|
|Environmental Emergencies||p. 333|
|Bite and Sting Emergencies||p. 345|
|Genitourinary Emergencies||p. 353|
|Sexually Transmitted Infections||p. 361|
|Assessment and Stabilization of the Trauma Patient||p. 369|
|Head Trauma||p. 379|
|Spinal Cord and Neck Trauma||p. 395|
|Chest Trauma||p. 407|
|Abdominal Trauma||p. 419|
|Musculoskeletal Trauma||p. 427|
|Facial, Ocular, ENT, and Dental Trauma||p. 439|
|Obstetric Trauma||p. 463|
|Pediatric Trauma||p. 469|
|Geriatric Trauma||p. 475|
|Special Populations||p. 481|
|Obstetric Emergencies||p. 483|
|Gynecologic Emergencies||p. 497|
|Mental Health Emergencies||p. 505|
|Abuse and Neglect||p. 521|
|Intimate Partner Violence||p. 531|
|Sexual Assault||p. 537|
|Pediatric Considerations in Emergency Nursing||p. 547|
|Geriatric Considerations in Emergency Nursing||p. 571|
|Considerations for the Patient with Morbid Obesity||p. 593|
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