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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Adjusted body weight is a combination of the ideal body weight ( IBW ) plus an
estimate of the metabolically active weight of overweight . Adjusted weight = [ (
Preadmission weight – IBW ) x 0.25 ] + IBW 3. Hamwi equation for ideal body ...
Nitrogen balance is positive during anabolism when the body accumulates new
tissue , such as during pregnancy or during growth in children . Nitrogen balance
is negative when the body loses muscle mass , such as during weight loss .
Hemorrhage from soft tissue disruption may also cause significant depletion of
intravascular volume , leading to impaired circulation . is affected , body
temperature may drop . Systemic hypothermia in turn causes vasoconstriction in
an attempt ...
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