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Fast facts for the ER nurse : emergency department orientation in a nutshell

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Kirtland Community College Library RT 120 .E4 B84 2017 30775305532047 General Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780826118592
  • ISBN: 0826118593
  • ISBN: 9780826118646
  • ISBN: 082611864X
  • ISBN: 9780826119797
  • ISBN: 0826119794
  • ISBN: 9780829119858
  • Physical Description: print
    xvi, 299 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
  • Edition: Third edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Springer Publishing Company, [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Tips on surviving ED nursing -- Acid-base imbalances -- Cardiovascular emergencies -- Dental, ear, nose, and throat emergencies -- Disaster response emergencies -- Endocrine emergencies -- Environmental emergencies -- Fluid and electrolyte imbalances -- Gastrointestinal emergencies -- Genitourinary emergencies -- Geriatric emergencies -- Infectious disease emergencies -- Mental health emergencies -- Neurological emergencies -- OB/GYN emergencies -- Ocular emergencies -- Orthopedic and wound care emergencies -- Pediatric emergencies -- Respiratory emergencies -- Shock and multisystem trauma emergencies -- Substance abuse and toxicologic emergencies -- Triage.
Summary, etc.: "The newly revised third edition of the bestselling orientation guide for novice ER nurses delivers important clinical updates across body systems in an easy-to-read on the move bullet-point format. Including a new chapter on hematologic emergencies with evidence-based practice for sickle cell care management, all sections of this new edition have been thoroughly updated to supplement the ER nurse's busy day-to-day orientation process. The only book of its kind, this quick-access guide prepares ER nurses for the most common illnesses they will encounter by alphabetically organizing diseases and disorders within each body system. All chapters, written in short paragraphs with at-a-glance bulleted information, list relevant materials, equipment, and drugs. Each possible diagnosis comes with a definition, causes, signs and symptoms, and interventions. The popular "Fast Facts in a Nutshell" feature consists of succinct key points and questions and answers for review. Culminating in appendices that include a list of abbreviations, common lab values, EKG rhythms, and frequently used ER medications, this quick reference addresses the ER nurse's needs at a glance. Skills check-off sheets provide crucial self-checks for efficient and confident care in the ER."--Publisher's description.
Subject: Emergency nursing Methods
Catastrophic illness Nursing
Emergencies Nursing
Emergencies nursing
Emergency Nursing methods
Critical Illness nursing
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