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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The common denominator is a decreased utilization of oxygen by the tissues .
Prolonged deficits in oxygen utilization lead to tissue injury and organ
dysfunction syndrome , which may progress to multiple organ failure and , if left
Hypotension and shock may follow the fall in cardiac index that accompanies the
decrease in venous return . ... Signs of neurogenic shock include hypotension ,
decreased SVR , bradycardia , decreased SVI , decreased UO , and decreased ...
The carotid artery chemoreceptors respond to decreases in the blood pH and a
rise in Pco , and the metabolic acid H * . ... When more than 10 % to 15 % of the
total blood volume is lost , cardiac index diminishes as a result of decreased ...
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