Thursday, December 16, 2010

Nurse to Nurse Trauma Care

Paperback: 640 pages
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional; 1 edition (July 22, 2009)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0071596771
ISBN-13: 978-0071596770

"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

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