Trauma Nursing: From Resuscitation Through Rehabilitation, Volume 777
Saunders, 2002 - 881 pages
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.
-- New chapter on performance improvement in trauma car
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36 altered by the tissue damage and the inflammatory response . ... ( a - toxin ) ,
hemolysins , enterotoxins , coagulases , and hyaluronidases destroy cellular
membranes , alter vascular endothelial permeability , and induce tissue necrosis
Other causes of altered level of consciousness need to be ruled out . Drug
intoxication , shock , epilepsy , metabolic imbalances , infection , cerebral
hypoxia , preexisting brain disease , and psychiatric disorders may alter the
patient's level of ...
Referral to a psychiatric liaison or crisis counselor may assist the patient in
coping with the injury and altered body image . Refer to Chapter 18 for more
information on the psychologic impact of trauma and appropriate nursing
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