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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.
Table of Contents
Basic Emergency Issues
Legal Issues for Emergency Nurses
Workplace Violence and Disruptive Behavior
Mass Casualty Incidents
Patient Safety in the Emergency Department
Ethical Dilemmas in Emergency Nursing
Basic Clinical Issues
Care of the Patient with Pain
End-of-Life Issues for Emergency Nurses
Common Non-Traumatic Emergencies
Hematologic and Immunologic Emergencies
Facial, ENT, and Dental Emergencies
Abdominal Pain and Emergencies
Bite and Sting Emergencies
Sexually Transmitted Infections
Assessment and Stabilization of the Trauma Patient
Spinal Cord and Neck Trauma
Facial, Ocular, ENT, and Dental Trauma
Mental Health Emergencies
Abuse and Neglect
Intimate Partner Violence
Pediatric Considerations in Emergency Nursing
Geriatric Considerations in Emergency Nursing
Considerations for the Patient with Morbid Obesity
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