Authorship from the Emergency Nurses Association ensures this book contains the best practices in emergency nursing. Quick-reference format uses a consistent layout to help you find information quickly and easily.
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Thoroughly revised and featuring a more efficient and streamlined design, the new 7th edition of Sheehy's trusted emergency care resource offers complete, up-to-date coverage of the essentials emergency nurses need to know. Each condition commonly seen in the emergency setting is thoroughly addressed, from signs and symptoms, to diagnosis, treatment, developmental considerations, patient education, and more. Updated material and easy-to-reference contents make this resource a must-have for current practice. Comprehensive content presents thorough discussion of signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, age/developmental considerations, and patient/family education for each condition. Authorship from the Emergency Nurses Association ensures this book contains the best practices in emergency nursing. Quick-reference format uses a consistent layout to help you find information quickly and easily. NEW! 2-column format features new Tricks of the Trade boxes to give you a professional's perspective on common issues in emergency nursing. NEW! Fully revised content from the ENA and a broad panel of expert contributors includes up-to-date, practical information on topics such as critical care in the ED, time management, the morbidly obese patient, electronic medical records, disaster nursing, forensic nursing, and workplace violence.
The new 6th edition of Sheehy's trusted emergency care resource - now developed in conjunction with the Emergency Nurses Association - features complete coverage of the essentials emergency nurses need to know.
Author: Susan Budassi Sheehy
The new 6th edition of Sheehy's trusted emergency care resource - now developed in conjunction with the Emergency Nurses Association - features complete coverage of the essentials emergency nurses need to know. Important discussions focus on basic and advanced life support, intravenous therapy, medical emergencies, trauma emergencies, and emergency care for special populations. Each condition commonly seen in the emergency setting is thoroughly addressed, from signs and symptoms, to diagnosis, treatment, developmental considerations, patient education, and more. New chapters and updated material make this resource a must-have for current practice. Complete, up-to-date, practical information is essential for both clinical practitioners and nursing students. Thorough discussions of each condition include signs and symptoms, diagnosis/diagnostic testing, treatment/interventions, age/developmental considerations, and patient/family education/discharge instructions. Compact, portable size makes it ideal for on-the-spot reference in any setting. Developed in conjunction with the Emergency Nurses Association, featuring expert contributions from respected emergency personnel. 13 new chapters cover: Communication in the Emergency Department Cultural Diversity Intrafacility and Interfacility Patient Transport Emergency Operations Preparedness Triage Patient Assessment Weapons of Mass Destruction Pain Management End of Life Issues for the Emergency Nurse Complementary and Alternative Therapies Airway Emergencies Elder Trauma Substance Abuse Emergencies Updated content includes decontamination and conscious sedation procedures. An updated list of website references now includes pertinent resources for emergency personnel. Consistent format makes it easy to quickly retrieve information in an emergency setting - each chapter discussion includes a list of conditions and procedures, brief introductory statements, discussion of each condition, key procedures, and references. Over 400 updated photos and illustrations clarify important concepts.
Written by emergency nurses for emergency nurses, this comprehensive "Bible" presents both basic information for students and detailed information for practicing emergency nurses.
Author: Susan Budassi Sheehy
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
Written by emergency nurses for emergency nurses, this comprehensive "Bible" presents both basic information for students and detailed information for practicing emergency nurses. New developments and changes in clinical practice have been incorporated throughout, including updated information on cardiac drugs, tissue adhesives, epidemiological statistics, and application of stents. A new chapter on Weapons of Mass Destruction helps prepare nurses for any possible acts of terrorism. Coverage has been expanded on EMTALA regulations and the HCFA, triage, wound cleaning, and wound management of pediatric patients. Written by 51 contributors from rural, suburban, and urban areas and representing a broad range of clinical positions: staff nurses, clinical specialists, nurse managers, and nursing instructors. Chapters grouped into six sections for easy access to important content: Foundations, Professional Practice, Clinical Foundations, Trauma, Med-Surg, and Special Populations. Tables and boxes highlight and summarize critical and essential information; over 500 illustrations help the nurse quickly identify and treat frequently encountered conditions. Overview of anatomy and physiology for each clinical chapter facilitates understanding of clinical material and provides basis for patient assessment. A separate unit on special patient populations covers topics such as child abuse, elder abuse, intimate partner violence, sexual assault, substance abuse and behavioral/pediatric/obstetrical emergencies. Highlights priority nursing diagnoses to help nurses focus on the most serious problems.
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Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Written by emergency nurses for emergency nurses, this comprehensive, evidence-based resource covers the issues and procedures that are often unique to the emergency department. New developments and changes in clinical practice are incorporated throughout. The user-friendly format features more than 350 high-quality illustrations and 150 tables that highlight essential concepts and offer quick access to vital information. Key coverage includes clinical fundamentals, treatment for trauma and medical-surgical emergencies, the foundations of emergency nursing practice, and special populations. 58 contributors offer valuable insights from a broad range of clinical positions in rural, suburban, and urban areas. High-quality radiographs and other diagnostic images help you learn to identify common conditions — especially head trauma, fractures, and dislocations. Logically organized, chapters are grouped into six sections for quick access to important content: Foundations of Emergency Nursing, Professional Practice, Clinical Foundations of Emergency Nursing, Major Trauma Emergencies, Medical and Surgical Emergencies, and Special Patient Populations. Tables and boxes highlight and summarize critical information for at-a-glance reference. A separate unit on special patient populations covers topics such as child abuse, elder abuse, intimate partner violence, sexual assault, substance abuse and behavioral/pediatric/obstetrical emergencies. Priority nursing diagnoses are highlighted in a quick-reference appendix to help you focus on the most serious problems. Five new chapters bring you the most reliable, up-to-date information on these key topics: Management of the Critical Care Patient in the Emergency Department Family Presence During Resuscitation Forensic Nursing Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Agents of Mass Destruction Influenza: Seasonal, Avian, and Pandemic Expanded coverage of shock and sepsis provides essential information on pathophysiology and diagnosis, with valuable guidelines for managing these patients. A detailed discussion of various types of triage systems and triage acuity ratings examines valid and reliable methods for differentiating between patients who require immediate treatment and those who can wait. Additional coverage of behavioral health emergencies includes new information on agitation, substance abuse, and suicide prevention.
Author: Kate Curtis (Trauma clinical nurse consultant)Publish On: 2019-08-07
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Endorsed by the College of Emergency Nursing Australasia CENA is the peak professional association representing emergency nurses and has endorsed this text in recognition of the relevance it has to emergency nursing across Australasia. Led by an expanded editorial team of internationally recognised clinicians, researchers and leaders in emergency care, the 3rd edition of Emergency and Trauma Care for Nurses and Paramedics continues to be the foremost resource for students preparing to enter the emergency environment and for clinicians seeking a greater understanding of multidisciplinary emergency care. The text provides nursing and paramedicine students and clinicians with the opportunity to understand the best available evidence behind the treatment that is provided throughout the emergency care trajectory. This unique approach ultimately seeks to strengthen multidisciplinary care and equip readers with the knowledge and skills to provide safe, quality, emergency care. The 3rd edition builds on the strengths of previous editions and follows a patient journey and body systems approach, spanning the pre-hospital and hospital environments. Expanded editorial team, all internationally recognised researchers and leaders in Emergency Care Chapter 6 Patient safety and quality care in emergency All chapters revised to reflect the most up-to-date evidence-based research and practice Case studies and practice tips highlight cultural considerations and communication issues Aligns to NSQHSS 2e, NMBA and PBA Standards An eBook included in all print purchases
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Author: Janice Selekman
Publisher: F.A. Davis
Produced in cooperation with the National Association of School Nurses, this text includes comprehensive coverage of the multiple facets of school nursing—from the foundations of practice and the roles and functions of a school nurse through episodic and chronic illness and behavioral issues, to legal issues and leading and managing within school settings. Written and edited by school nurses and pediatric experts, it features real-world-tested, best practices based on evidence and experience. There’s content here that you won’t find in other books, such as health assessments, individualized health plan development, mental health conditions including adolescent depression, contemporary legal issues, and current policy statements essential to school nursing.
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Author: Di Brown
Lewis's Medical-Surgical Nursing ANZ 5th edition continues as the most comprehensive, go-to reference for developing the core aspects of professional nursing care in Australia and New Zealand. With a clear framework of person-centred care, critical thinking, clinical reasoning and evidence-based practice underpinning the assessment and management of adults with complex, acute and chronic healthcare issues, the 5th edition provides nursing students with the foundations for developing expert clinical practice. Thoroughly revised, the new edition responds to key health priorities, providing an innovative approach to addressing Indigenous health in Australia and New Zealand. Greater emphasis is also given to the issues of: self-care; examination of the nurse's role within an interprofessional team; and management of the deteriorating patient, to reflect the changing nature of nursing practice in the contemporary healthcare environment. Additional resources on Evolve eBook on VitalSource Student and Instructor Resources Review Questions Conceptual Care Map creator Student Case studies Fluids and Electrolytes tutorial Nursing Care Plans Instructor Resources Test Bank PowerPoint slides Image bank Now available in either hard cover or 2-volume set paperback formats New chapters: Chapter 3: Stress and coping. This chapter explores theoretical models of stress, the impact of stress on human functioning, and strategies for coping with stress in the context of nursing practice and healthcare delivery Chapter 5: Working with Indigenous peoples of Australia and New Zealand. Co-authored by highly respected Indigenous and non-Indigenous academics from Australia and New Zealand, the chapter role-models Indigenous and non-Indigenous health professionals working alongside each other to improve health outcomes, and the practical role that nurses can play to improve the healthcare experiences of Indigenous people. Chapter 69: Recognising and responding to the deteriorating patient. Authored by one of Australia's leaders in emergency response education, this chapter is designed to develop capability in relation to the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards 2017, specifically Standard 8: Recognising and responding to acute deterioration. Chapter 70: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation: basic and advanced life support. Based on the Australian and New Zealand Committee on Resuscitation (ANZCOR) guidelines, this chapter promotes a problem-solving approach to the management of a patient in cardiac arrest by providing the science behind the techniques and interventions used to treat a patient in cardiac arrest.
In the unique vignette format of the Pearls SeriesÂ®, this book presents a variety of problems that challenge emergency physicians in everyday practice.
Author: Elizabeth Alpern
In the unique vignette format of the Pearls SeriesÂ®, this book presents a variety of problems that challenge emergency physicians in everyday practice. For each patient, the authors present the case scenario, physical findings, lab data, and a clinical photo, and the reader is challenged to formulate a diagnosis and a treatment strategy. The next page reveals the diagnosis, discusses the condition, and leaves the reader with several "pearls of wisdom" distilled from the case. Actual real-life case studies are presented. Efficient problem-solving, self-study approach is ideal for board review Important points (pearls) are distilled from the case presentation Key references offer readers additional resources to consult
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Author: Susan Budassi Sheehy
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
An excellent, comprehensive clinical reference thoughtfully revised to address new challenges facing emergency nurses, emergency medical technicians and paramedics. MANUAL OF EMERGENCY CARE details the basic principles of emergency care; includes up-to-the-minute advances in emergency care, medical, trauma, and special case emergencies; contains four entirely new chapters devoted to patient education, allergies, forensic nursing and legal issues; and offers thoroughly revised, more detailed chapters on sexual assault, wound care, and domestic violence. * Includes complete, up-to-date and practical information for clinical practitioners and nursing students. * Presents a team approach to problem solving, reflecting actual practices in emergency departments. * Covers assessment parameters, diagnostic tests, therapeutic interventions and other information pertinent to disorders and conditions NEW TO THIS EDITION: * Includes new chapter on forensic nursing thoroughly explaining the role of forensic nurses and the collection of forensic data. * Offers a new chapter on patient and family education, stressing the growing importance of providing supports to help patients and their families continue recovery once they leave emergency care. * Presents basic legal issues for emergency nurses in a new chapter addressing hot legal topics including legal consent, proper treatment of psychiatric patients, appropriate handling of forensic issues, and terms of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA). * Provides a new chapter on allergies with detailed descriptions of reactions and the associated signs and symptoms, interventions, diagnostic tests, latex allergies, and patient education and support. * Contains an updated, extensively detailed chapter on sexual assault listing proper procedures for collecting, securing and transferring evidence, following up, documenting the assault and testifying in court, all in a bulleted, easy-to-follow format. * Offers newly revised wound management chapter with more detailed definitions and descriptions of wounds and wound care. * Includes separate chapters on intravenous therapy and laboratory specimens. New chapter providing specialty information about forensic nursing (Chapter 40) thoroughly explains the role forensic nursing plays; situations calling for collection of forensic data; how to take forensic photography; how to collect, track, and document physical evidence appropriately; and treatment of and concerns surrounding special situations (e.g., gun shot wounds, stab wounds, suicides/accidents). A new chapter about patient and family education (Chapter 3) stresses the growing importance of providing the patient and family with the information they need as they continue through the healing process. This chapter helps emergency personnel identify learning needs, assess the learner, establish learning goals, select and use appropriate teaching methods, evaluate the effectiveness, and document. Examples of discharge instructions for common ailments (e.g., nosebleed, wound care/burn care, sore throat/cold) are also included. New chapter on basic legal issues for emergency nurses (Chapter 8) addresses yet another hot topic by describing terms for legal consent (e.g., patient age, patient competency, reportable conditions/situations), proper treatment of psychiatric patients, appropriate handling of forensic issues, and terms of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA). A new chapter about allergies (Chapter 20) clearly and completely gives information about allergic reactions by providing definitions, describing types of reactions and the associated signs and symptoms and therapeutic interventions, listing diagnostic tests for allergies, explaining latex allergy, and giving information about education and support. Radically revised chapter on sexual assault (Chapter 31)that gives more in depth details about sexual assauRevision of wound management chapter (Chapter 21) to include more complete definitions and descriptions of wounds and wound care. Individual chapters for intravenous therapy (Chapter 6) and laboratory specimens (Chapter 7) to provide more specific and complete coverage of these important topics.
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Author: Jayne McGrath
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
The most thorough and up-to-date review available for the Certified Emergency Nurse Exam Emergency Nursing Certification is a complete step-by-step guide that thoroughly covers everything you need to know to pass the Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN®) examination. Presented in short, easy-to-read chapters, the book includes subject-specific practice exams, allowing you to target your study and quickly identify weak areas. In addition, the Key Points and Knowledge Competencies features highlight what's important to know for the exam and alerts you to the number of questions you should expect on every given topic. Everything you need to pass the Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN®) exam: Core areas of Emergency Nursing practice arranged by body system Valuable test-taking tips to help you perform your best on the exam Practice questions at the end of each chapter with multiple choice questions and complete answer explanation Content covers every topic you will see on the exam, including: Cardiovascular Emergences; Gastrointestinal Emergencies; Neurologic Emergencies; Maxillofacial and Ocular Emergencies; Orthopedic and Wound Emergencies; Respiratory Emergencies; Medical Emergencies and Communicable Diseases; Professional Issues
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Authored by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), this highly-respected resource will help you build and verify your knowledge, develop practice standards, improve quality of care, and educate nursing staff as well as patients and families.
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This introductory text is designed to be of interest to both undergraduate nursing students and nurses new to critical care and is organized into three sections: fundamental concepts, tools for the critical care nurse and nursing care during critical illness.
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Organized into three units, the first one includes a reference guide comprising the 27 most frequently used tools of the trade, such as quick-reference tables, algorithms and formulas. The second covers need-to-know information on the 21 most common clinical conditions organized alphabetically. The third includes the 32 most common procedures performed in the ED.
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Ace your Pathophysiology course with the help of nursing review pioneer Marlene Hurst Use Marlene's “no cram, pass with what you already know” system to slash your study time in half Based on Marlene Hurst's popular nursing seminars that train over 30,000 students annually, this innovative review is loaded with the author's time-tested strategies - all designed to help you excel in your Pathophysiology course exams. Pathophysiology Review is unlike any other resource as it explains how to apply critical thinking and test-taking skills rather than how to re-learn course content. Marlene shows you how to “think on your feet” in order to succeed on your Pathophysiology exams. Features: A complete Pathophysiology course toolkit - from the world's most sought after speaker on nursing exam preparation Skill-building questions, answers, and explanations at the end of each chapter Concise, easy-to-remember strategies that cut study time in half Eye-catching full-color format Marlene Moments - Marlene's humorous anecdotes of common student mistakes that offer a light-hearted look at how new nurses learn to succeed What the NCLEX Lady Thinks - tips that reveal the rationale behind various NCLEX pathophysiology questions and how to adjust your strategy accordingly
Containing detailed and up-to-date case studies on critical care conditions with accompanying questions and answers for applied learning of the practice of critical care nursing, this resource allows the reader to hone vital skills that are necessary in a critical care environment.
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