Sheehy's Manual Of Emergency Care

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Item#: 9780323078276
Edition 07
Author Hammond & Zimmerman
Cover Paperback
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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.

Table of Contents
Part I: BASIC EMERGENCY ISSUES 1. Legal Issues for Emergency Nurses2. Workplace Violence and Disruptive Behaviors3. Mass Casualty Incidents4. Patient Safety in the Emergency Department5. Ethical Dilemmas in Emergency Nursing6. ForensicsPart II: BASIC CLINICAL ISSUES 7. Triage8. Airway Management9. Cardiopulmonary Arrest10. Intravenous Therapy11. Care of the Patient with Pain12. Substance Abuse13. Alcohol Abuse14. Wound Management15. Procedural Sedation16. Laboratory Specimens and Radiologic Examinations17. End-of-Life Issues for Emergency NursesPart III: Common Non-Traumatic Emergencies 18. Respiratory Emergencies19. Cardiovascular Emergencies20. Shock21. SIRS/Sepsis22. Infectious Diseases23. Hematologic and Immunologic Emergencies24. Stroke25. Neurologic Emergencies26. Facial, ENT, and Dental Emergencies27. Ocular Emergencies28. Abdominal Pain29. Metabolic Emergencies30. Toxicology Emergencies31. Environmental Emergencies32. Bite and Sting Emergencies33. Genitourinary Emergencies34. Sexually Transmitted InfectionsPart IV: Trauma 35. Assessment and Stabilization of the Trauma Patient36. Head Trauma37. Spinal Cord/Neck Trauma38. Chest Trauma39. Abdominal Trauma40. Musculoskeletal Injuries41. Facial, Ocular, ENT, and Dental Trauma42. Burns43. Obstetrical Trauma44. Pediatric Trauma45. Geriatric TraumaPart V: Special Populations 46. Obstetric Emergencies47. Gynecologic Emergencies48. Mental Health Emergencies49. Abuse and Neglect50. Intimate Partner Violence51. Sexual Assault52. Pediatric Considerations in Emergency Nursing53. Geriatric Considerations in Emergency Nursing54. Considerations for Patient with Morbid Obesity