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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Spinal cord injuries can occur while participating in gymnastics or playing football
. Head injuries can occur while playing football or while horseback riding . Skiing
can ... Injury occurs when the force deforms tissues beyond their failure limits .
Once a neuron has been injured , distinct morphologic changes occur throughout
the cell in reaction to the injury . Proximal to the site of injury , the cell body
undergoes chromatolysis . Chromatolytic changes result in cessation or
In a partial laceration or transection , hematoma formation may occur , stopping
further bleeding or leading to a false aneurysm that may rupture at a ... Avulsion
injury usually occurs with a deceleration event that pulls the artery from its base .
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