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 AHCPR recommends the Braden and Norton scales , which incorporate the
following categories for assessment of skin breakdown risk : level of
consciousness ( sensory perception ) , moisture , mobility ( activity ) , nutrition ,
friction , and ...
with a hypermetabolic trauma state increases the risk for complications . Adults
are considered nutritionally at risk if they have any of the following
characteristics30 : 1. Body weight change of 10 % or more within the past 6
months , a change of ...
The high rate of recidivism in trauma care has prompted researchers to attempt to
identify social and psychologic factors that increase the risk for traumatic injury .
Poole and colleagues attempted to identify the relationship between specific ...
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