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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19 Encourage the patient to point to the region of pain or use a body diagram to
locate pain . Obvious injuries may not be the source of pain ; for example , nasal
drainage tubes can cause more distress than surgical incisions . Further explore
TABLE 17-17 Descriptions of Chronic Pain Syndromes and Definitions of Pain
Terms Allodynia : pain from a source that normally does not provoke pain .
Causalgia : a cluster of symptoms resulting from a traumatic nerve lesion ( e.g. ,
SUMMARY Cost - effective protocol- and pathway - driven pain and sedation
management must become standard in the current climate of health care cost
containment . Consistent monitoring for appropriate response and side effects
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