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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Skeletal muscle makes a significant contribution to the rise in whole - body
protein breakdown . The rate of muscle protein breakdown increases to a greater
degree than that of the whole body , with the contribution of muscle proteolysis to
In summary , carbohydrates , fats , and proteins are used as energy substrates . ...
In contrast , only a small percentage of protein is used for energy . ... General
signs of protein deficiency include hair loss , loss of muscle mass , and edema .
Urea is the end product of protein metabolism : The more protein catabolized ,
the more urea produced and the greater the risk ... Therefore catabolic patients
who are losing skeletal muscle proteins , which are degraded to urea , are at risk
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