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A trauma nurse of more than 26 years shares her wisdom and experienceIncludes Full-Text Download!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 ServiceThis 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 injuryTrauma resuscitation and stabilizationTrauma systemsRegional injuries including external, head, spine and spinal cord, face and neck, thoracic, abdominal, orthopedic, and burnTrauma in women and specialty populationsTrauma critical careEnvironmental and mass casualty injury