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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TABLE 13-2 Estimated Fluids and Blood Losses Based on Patient's Initial
Presentation 750-1500 15 % -30 % > 100 Normal Decreased 20-30 20-30 Mildly
anxious Crystalloid Modified with permission from American College of Surgeons
It is difficult to quantitate blood at the scene , but the prehospital care providers
will be the best gauge as to whether there was substantial external blood loss in
the field . It is important to remember that even major vascular injury or significant
The reinfusion of blood aspirated from the chest as a thoracic trauma
management method was reported by military surgeons as early as 1916.27 A
variety of techniques and commercially available autotransfusion devices are
available for ...
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