The dynamic field of trauma nursing has emerged into a specialty that demands a Nursing Secrets book of its own. Trauma Nursing Secrets covers trauma nursing from the pre-hospital phase to the trauma resuscitation area, and follow the patient into the Intensive Care Unit and then into rehabilitation. Specific issues covered include forensics, trauma prevention, system injuries, toxicology in the trauma patient, organ procurement, skin, wounds, and ostomies, and evidenced-based practice.
Engaging, interactive Q & A format
Concise answers with valuable pearls, tips, memory aids, and "secrets"
17 succinct chapters written for quick review
All the most important, "need-to-know" questions and answers in the proven format of the highly acclaimed Secret Series®
I CLINICAL MANAGEMENT IN TRAUMA NURSING 1. Trauma Systems: an Organized Approach 2. Biomechanics and Mechanism of Injury 3. Stabilization, Transfer, and Transport
II CLINICAL APPLICATIONS IN TRAUMA NURSING CARE 4. Weapons of Mass Destruction 5. Forensics in Trauma 6. Injury Prevention
III SYSTEM INJURIES 7. Neurologic and Facial Trauma 8. Thoracic Trauma 9. Abdominal and Genitourinary Trauma 10. Musculoskeletal Trauma 11. Skin Wound and Ostomy in the Trauma Patient 12. Shock
IV SPECIAL POPULATIONS 13. Burn Trauma 14. Trauma During Pregnancy 15. Pediatric Trauma 16. Geriatric Trauma 17. Domestic Violence and Abuse 18. Toxicology 19. Organ Donation and Organ Procurement 14. Trauma Nursing Documentation 15. Organ Procurement 16. Evidenced-Based Practice
By Sharon Saunderson Cohen, RN, MSN, CEN, CCRN, Trauma Clinical Nurse Specialist, North Broward Hospital District, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida