Part of the nursing Secrets Series®, Emergency Nursing Secrets, 2nd Edition is written in a question-and-answer format, providing concise information in an easy-to-use layout. This comprehensive resource is designed for both new and experienced emergency nurses and provides a wealth of helpful "pearls" or "secrets" of practice. Logically organized for quick access to key information, this book is divided into four main sections: Practice Topics, Chief Complaints, Trauma Care, and Special Populations.
Four new chapters on Resuscitation Issues, Endocrine Emergencies, Hematologic Emergencies, and Drug and Alcohol Impaired Patients
Expanded coverage of bioterrorism and weapons of mass destruction in the Emergency Preparedness chapter
Written by experts in the field of emergency nursing
The 100 Top Secrets are listed in the front of book for quick reference
Key Points boxes in each chapter outline important information for at-a-glance access
Internet Resources boxes offer readers additional information via the Internet
By Kathleen S. Oman, RN, PhD, CNS, Research Nurse Scientist, University of Colorado Hospital, Denver, Colorado; and Jane Koziol-McLain, PhD, RN, CRN, Associate Professor, School of Nursing, Auckland University of Technology, Private Bag 92006, Auckland, New Zealand
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