Trauma Nursing: From Resuscitation Through Rehabilitation, Volume 777

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Now with updated diagnostic and treatment methods, this book offers more complete and detailed coverage than any other trauma nursing text. Chapters provide detailed instruction on the best ways to respond during all phases of the cycle of trauma from prevention and resuscitation through critical care and rehabilitation. A team of expert contributors guides readers through specific injuries and their treatments. They identify and describe the nursing skills necessary to provide the best care for your clients. Updated content reflects new research-based findings, includes expanded content on pain management, and three new chapters on performance improvement in trauma care, injury prevention, and prehospital care. Critical Care Nursing Quarterly says the new 3rd edition continues to be the comprehensive resource for trauma nursing.

- Comprehensive and in-depth coverage of trauma nursing issues.
- The cycle of trauma provides the format that defines the issues unique to each phase of care - from the time of injury through the resuscitation, operative, critical, intermediate, and rehabilitation phases of care
- Generously illustrated to clarify difficult issues and present information in a clear, concise manner.
- Unique Patient Populations section reviews the special care considerations and needs of unique patient groups including elderly, pediatric, pregnant, substance abusive, burned, and organ donors.
- Separate chapters address specific issues that effect all patients regardless of their injury (e.g. mechanism of injury, traumatic shock, patient/family psychosocial responses to trauma, pain, wound healing, nutrition).

-- New chapter on performance improvement in trauma car
- New chapter on injury prevention
- New chapter focusing on prehospital care of trauma patient
- All content updated to reflect current research-based findings
- Nearly 100 new illustrations

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Contents

TraumaEMS System Development
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Trauma Nursing The Focus of Care
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