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Nurse to Nurse Trauma Care

 
 
 
 
Nurse to Nurse Trauma Care
Author: Donna Nayduch
ISBN 13: 9780071596770
ISBN 10: 71596771
Edition: 1
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical
Publication Date: 2009-07-22
Format: Paperback
Pages: 622
List Price: $34.00
 
 

A trauma nurse of more than 26 years shares her wisdom and experience

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4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW!

"This book covers trauma assessment and injuries in depth, empowering trauma nurses to provide the highest quality care....Based on over 26 years of trauma nursing experience, the author writes a book for other trauma nurses that will sharpen their assessment skills as well as their delivery of care to trauma patients....This insightful book is extremely easy to navigate from and a valuable resource for trauma nurses."—Doody's Review Service

This instant-access point-of-care manual is like having an experienced peer carefully explain everything you must know and do in order to assure the best outcomes for your trauma patients. You'll find insights and learning aids that help you manage even the most difficult trauma situations

Numerous boxes, tables, illustrations, and algorithms help you understand:

  • Mechanisms of injury
  • Trauma resuscitation and stabilization
  • Trauma systems
  • Regional injuries including external, head, spine and spinal cord, face and neck, thoracic, abdominal, orthopedic, and burn
  • Trauma in women and specialty populations
  • Trauma critical care
  • Environmental and mass casualty injury

Doody Review Services

Reviewer:Angela K Sullivan, ADN(University of Arkansas of Little Rock)
Description:Trauma nurses must approach the assessment of a trauma patient in a methodical fashion to prevent missing fatal injuries. This book covers trauma assessment and injuries in depth, empowering trauma nurses to provide the highest quality care.
Purpose:The goal is to present the information needed by trauma nurses to provide optimal care to trauma patients.
Audience:Based on over 26 years of trauma nursing experience, the author writes a book for other trauma nurses that will sharpen their assessment skills as well as their delivery of care to trauma patients.
Features:The book covers mechanisms of injury, trauma resuscitation and stabilization, trauma systems, special trauma populations, and trauma critical care, as well as environmental and mass casualty incidents. In particular, the signs and symptoms table and the critical life savers table deliver a wealth of easily accessible information. Numerous informative boxes, tables, illustrations, and algorithms deliver the information in an easy to read fashion.
Assessment:This insightful book is extremely easy to navigate from and a valuable resource for trauma nurses.