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Emergency and Trauma Care for Nurses and Paramedics

Emergency and Trauma Care for Nurses and Paramedics

  • Author: Kate Curtis,Clair Ramsden
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0729579824
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 1494
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Emergency and Trauma Care is written for Australian emergency care providers including paramedics, emergency nurses, pre-hospital care providers, nurse practitioners, general practice nurses and allied health practitioners including occupational therapists and physiotherapists who are caring for trauma patients. This book follows the patient journey from pre-hospital to definitive care. Using a body systems approach, each chapter provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of adult and paediatric emergencies. Implications for clinical practice is supported by chapters of professional practice, clinical skills, research, evidence-based practice, and legal, ethical and cultural issues. Clinical assessment, physiology, management and rationale for intervention of common and not so common emergency presentations are provided, with each chapter providing clear and relevant examples for both Paramedics and Nurses. Emergency and Trauma Care brings together a team of highly respected clinical practitioners and academics to deliver the most up-to-date text dealing with the practical procedures and evidence experienced by emergency and trauma care providers every day. Chapter 2 Pre-hospital care overview in Australia and NZ Chapter 10 Scene assessment, management and rescue Chapter 11 Pre-Hospital Clinical Reasoning, Triage and Communication Pre-hospital and emergency nursing considerations included in all relevant chapters Chapter 5 Cultural Considerations in Emergency Care addresses cultural diversity, beliefs and values and focuses on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and Maori health Chapter 19 Resuscitation includes advanced life support, airway management and incorporates the 2010 Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines Chapter 37 People with disabilities provides assessment, examination and communication strategies for working with clients with intellectual and physical disabilities Section 5 focuses on examination and communication strategies for working with unique population groups, including the elderly, disabled, obstetric and paediatric patients Section 6 details major trauma assessment and management, blast injury, and trauma to specific body regions Essentials outline the main points addressed in each chapter Practice tips assist with communication skills, procedures and assessment Case studies supported by questions throughout Summaries and Key points, review questions, web links and references provide for consolidation and further research. Evolve resources include Power point slides, 30 additional Case studies, image bank, web links Three paramedic specific chapters (including scene assessment and management)

Prehospital Trauma Care

Prehospital Trauma Care

  • Author: Eldar Soreide,Christopher M. Grande
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 9780824741785
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 816
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Comprehensive in scope and content, Prehospital Trauma Care (PTC) covers all aspects of emergency medicine-triage assessment and treatment, anesthesia, intensive care, psychiatry, health and military disasters, burns, shock, and surgery. Written by over 70 distinguished international experts representing Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Japan, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK, and the USA. Considering geographic and cultural perspectives in trauma care, Prehospital Trauma Care explores demographics and mechanisms of injury in PTC organization of PTC in developed countries worldwide the hierarchy of the prehospital trauma team and crew-resource management features of initial patient care from advanced airway management to state-of-the-art fluid resuscitation and prevention of hypothermia, including provision of adequate analgesia specialized approaches to blunt and penetrating trauma treating special groups such as the traumatized child and the entrapped patient, as well as specific situations, including chemical injuries and hypothermia transport and extraordinary challenges such as rural areas, mass attendance events, terrorism, and VIP protection and much more. Promoting an efficient trauma chain of survival and a secure continuum of care, Prehospital Trauma Care is essential reading for emergency medicine and critical care physicians, anesthesiologists, surgeons, pediatricians, sports medicine specialists, air and ground transport nurses, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, and all related medical specialists with an interest in trauma care.

Principles of Advanced Trauma Care

Principles of Advanced Trauma Care

  • Author: Michael W. Hubble,Johnsie Page Hubble
  • Publisher: Delmar Pub
  • ISBN: 9780766819870
  • Category: Study Aids
  • Page: 717
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Students in EMT-Paramedic courses need to know the most recent developments in trauma care. This book provides you with an excellent overview on the principles of trauma care, followed by field techniques for assessment and triage of the patient. Specific trauma injuries are detailed. Treatment methods are covered for the field, emergency department, and special situations material on new procedures, techniques and equipment will add to readers' skills in advanced life support systems. Chapters include field case studies and references to current literature sources in trauma management.Key features:* Addresses the causes of specific injuries* Includes review and study questions* Meets 1999 DOT national Standard Curriculum for the EMT-paramedic* Offers scenarios that apply concepts to patient situations(EMS, emergency care, EMT, trauma care, EMT-Paramedic, nursing, emergency medical services, trauma, triage, paramedic)

Principles and Practice of Trauma Nursing

Principles and Practice of Trauma Nursing

  • Author: Rose Ann O'Shea
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0443064059
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 735
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This unique, authoritative book explores the spectrum of trauma care provided in the UK, discussing procedures for specific trauma presentations as well as the nurse's role in providing care in the emergency setting. Chapters on the relevant biosciences are included, which serve as an excellent source of review or instruction for nurses of all levels. In addition to the basic science dimensions of trauma nursing, the book also addresses clinical, psychosocial, and psychological aspects of care. Its structured approach to patient management presents information in an easy-to-follow format. Research evidence is used throughout to support the text, laying the foundation for expert nursing practice. Multidisciplinary approach makes the book relevant to current practice. Key learning points are highlighted with the text to help direct the reader's attention and encourage learning. A wide range of expert contributors makes the book a credible and authoritative source. Easy-to-understand chapters on fundamental biosciences expand readers' knowledge. Extensive illustrations, line drawings, and easy-to-read tables provide clear, visual explanations of important material. Appropriate references and recommended sources for further reading help readers develop knowledge and insight. Structured textbook format facilitates learning, enables information to be found quickly, and makes the book more user-friendly. The section on pre-hospital care presents a key piece of the trauma care spectrum, rather than focusing solely on the nurse's role in in-hospital care.

Advanced Assessment and Treatment of Trauma

Advanced Assessment and Treatment of Trauma

  • Author: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS),
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • ISBN: 1449658229
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 426
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Assessment and Treatment of Trauma (ATT) presents the state-of-the-art prehospital trauma assessment and management. Based on the most current medical information and best practices, this concise and highly interactive continuing education course covers the critical knowledge and skills necessary to rapidly evaluate, stabilize, and transport the trauma patient. The ATT textbook is the core of the ATT Course and is designed to give ALS-level prehospital providers the tools to effectively assess and treat trauma patients. ATT motivates and engages the student. It encourages solution-driven thinking through: Pictorial case studies, Controversy essays, Procedures. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.

Emergency Care

Emergency Care

A Textbook for Paramedics

  • Author: Ian Greaves,Keith Porter,Tim J. Hodgetts,Malcolm Woollard
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0702025860
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 660
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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It is a unique, comprehensive text for paramedics in the UK covers all areas of knowledge that paramedics are expected to be familiar with and the wide range of situations they will face. Each chapter is written by an expert practicing in the field. The book is designed to be as accessible as possible with important points highlighted in tinted panels, lists, tables, flow charts and mnemonics. It is highly illustrated to aid comprehension. the comprehensive coverage of UK paramedic practice makes this the only book with all the core information that UK paramedics need to know the highly structured presentation (lists, tables, important points highlighted in tinted panels, flow charts, mnemonics) assists learning and revision over 350 high-quality line diagrams and photographs clearly illustrate complex procedures, relevant anatomy and give examples of equipment the text will be fully updated in line with changes to training for paramedics, paramedic protocols, technological developments etc the design and layout will be improved to make the text easier to use

Strengthening Care for the Injured

Strengthening Care for the Injured

Success Stories and Lessons Learned from Around the World

  • Author: World Health Organization
  • Publisher: World Health Organization
  • ISBN: 9241563966
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 62
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"Injury accounts for a significant proportion of the world's burden of disease. Each year 5.8 million people die from injury and millions more are disabled. The response to this global health problem needs to include a range of activities, from better surveillance to more in-depth research, and primary prevention. Also needed are efforts to strengthen care of the injured. The World Health Organization (WHO) has responded to this need with a variety of actions. ... WHO collected this set of case studies, documenting success stories and lessons learned from several countries. Through this publication, WHO seeks to increase communication ... among those working in the field of trauma care in different countries worldwide."--p. iii.

Professional Paramedic, Volume I: Foundations of Paramedic Care

Professional Paramedic, Volume I: Foundations of Paramedic Care

  • Author: Richard Beebe,Jeff Myers
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 1428323457
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 800
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Meet and exceed educational requirements and expectations for Paramedic training with The Professional Paramedic Series. Based on the new National EMS Education Standards, this economical three-volume series equips you and your learners with the resources necessary for both paramedic certification and re-certification. Comprehensive, using a case-based methodology, while remaining street-friendly, each volume in the series walks learners through the skills and concepts critical to the job of a Paramedic. The framework of each book is practical in approach: introducing principles, skills and terminology; presenting a typical case; walking through critical response steps; and again reviewing key concepts to ensure understanding for successful application on the job. Begin with the basics in Volume I: Foundations of Paramedic Care, which provides a solid base of fundamental information about the paramedic profession. This volume covers topics such as the law and EMS, public health, basics of assessment, clinical essentials, and more. After completion of this text, move on to application of skills in emergency situations in Volume II: Medical Emergencies, Maternal Health & Pediatrics, and finish with special response considerations in Volume III: Trauma Care & EMS Operations. Practical and reader-friendly, each volume includes a full color design with detailed photos, graphics and step-by-step skill sequences to ensure your learners are fully prepared for the responsibilities, adventures, and challenges of the paramedic profession. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Emergency Nursing Core Curriculum E-Book

Emergency Nursing Core Curriculum E-Book

  • Author: ENA
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 1437726569
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 1152
  • View: 7677
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Whether you are a new or an experienced emergency nurse, you'll find that the Emergency Nursing Core Curriculum, 6th Edition is an essential tool for your practice. Authored by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), this highly-respected resource will help you build and verify your knowledge, develop practice standards, improve quality of care, and educate nursing staff as well as patients and families. The Emergency Nursing Core Curriculum, 6th Edition is also the ideal resource to help you prepare for the Certification for Emergency Nurses (CEN) exam. Authored by ENA, you can rely on this text to be the most authoritative and up-to-date resource available. The text's outline format and alphabetical listing of the Clinical Emergencies chapters mean you can find the information you need - fast! The most recent CEN examination content is included to ensure that you're prepared and confident. Nine new chapters incorporate the latest information about: Triage Complementary and Alternative Therapies Cultural Dimensions and Emergency Nursing End-of-Life Issues in the Emergency Department Hemodynamic Monitoring Hematologic/Oncologic Emergencies Mechanism of Injury Weapons of Mass Destruction Forensic Nursing Practice A new unit on trauma emergencies reorganizes information from the previous edition to help you more easily find the facts you need. More illustrations and tables are included to enhance your understanding of key information.

Manual of Clinical Trauma Care

Manual of Clinical Trauma Care

The First Hour

  • Author: Susan Budassi Sheehy
  • Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 430
  • View: 7040
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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 patient's 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 patient's 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