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Manual of Clinical Trauma Care: The First Hour
Manual of Clinical Trauma Care: The First Hour Susan Budassi Sheehy RN MSN CEN FAAN, Joseph S. Blansfield RN MS CS CEN NP, Dianne M. Danis RN MS CEN, Alice A. Gervasini PhD RN, Joseph Blansfield, Dianne Danis, Alice Gervasini 0323003052 9780323003056
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Manual of Clinical Trauma Care: The First Hour by Susan Budassi Sheehy RN MSN CEN FAAN, Joseph S. Blansfield RN MS CS CEN NP, Dianne M. Danis RN MS CEN, Alice A. Gervasini PhD RN, Joseph Blansfield, Dianne Danis, Alice Gervasini

MANUAL OF CLINICAL TRAUMA CARE: THE FIRST HOUR focuses on improving emergency assessment and intervention for the immediate care of trauma patients, which is critical to the patients survival. This volume is designed to build specialized assessment skills emphasizing physiology and pathophysiology, mechanisms of injury and history procurement, with information presented in a practical, quick-reference format. The third edition has been thoroughly updated to include new technologies and current trauma statistics and to focus attention on new issues like shifting hospital systems and community education and prevention. New chapters cover the model trauma system, hospital systems of care, and interpersonal violence. Uses the team approach to promote cooperation among physicians, paramedics, nurses, radiology technicians, respiratory therapists, surgeons, and other trauma team members Gives trauma care providers a broader knowledge of the causes of disease, as well as greater understanding of the body in motion Focuses on the physiology and pathophysiology of injury to encourage critical thinking Serves as a quick-and-ready reference for specific trauma care skills such as interosseous infusion and emergency thoracotomy, and revises trauma management Includes numerous tables, boxes, and mnemonic devices to improve retention NEW FEATURES: Provides a timely new chapter on interpersonal violence that helps emergency personnel confidently and appropriately identify and assess at-risk patients, plan for the patients safety, provide resources and referrals, and when necessary, begin a legal intervention process Includes a new chapter that gives an historical overview of the beginning and continual evolution of emergency care. Provides new triage guidelines to help practitioners determine which patients need the most immediate care Offers a new chapter on hospital systems that clearly explains the difference between trauma centers and specialty trauma centers and dispenses key information on documentation, qualifications, stress management, and quality improvement Provides an expanded Mechanism of Injury chapter that addresses a wider audience of health care providers, helping those who are not the first responders to know precisely what questions to ask of the initial care team

Author: Susan Budassi Sheehy RN MSN CEN FAAN, Joseph S. Bl

Language: English

Edition: 3

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 430

Publisher: Mosby

Publication Date: 1999-01-15

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ISBN: 0323003052


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