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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TABLE 12-1 Hemodynamic Parameters Parameter Formula CO Heart rate x
stroke volume CI CO / Body surface area SVI CI / Heart rate RAP Direct
measurement PAOP Direct measurement Stroke volume RVEDVI RV ejection
fraction ( MAP ...
Blood Volume ( > 10 % ) Arterial Pressure Left Atrial Pressure - Volume High
Pressure Receptor Firing Rate ( Baroreceptors ) + Low Pressure Receptor Firing
Rate Inhibitory Effect on Medulla Effect on Pituitary via Hypothalamus Firing Rate
Mechanisms to compensate for increased intracranial volume include
cerebrovascular vasoconstriction , compression of the venous system , reduced
CSF production , and movement of CSF to the more dispensable spinal
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