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Sheehy's Emergency Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 6th Edition

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New to This Edition

    • Five new chapters bring you the most reliable, up-to-date information on these key topics:
      • Management of the Critical Care Patient in the Emergency Department
      • Family Presence During Resuscitation
      • Forensic Nursing
      • Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Agents of Mass Destruction
      • Influenza: Seasonal, Avian, and Pandemic
    • Expanded coverage of shock and sepsis provides essential information on pathophysiology and diagnosis, with valuable guidelines for managing these patients.
    • A detailed discussion of various types of triage systems and triage acuity ratings examines valid and reliable methods for differentiating between patients who require immediate treatment and those who can wait.
    • Additional coverage of behavioral health emergencies includes new information on agitation, substance abuse, and suicide prevention.

Key Features

    • 58 contributors offer valuable insights from a broad range of clinical positions in rural, suburban, and urban areas.
    • High-quality radiographs and other diagnostic images help you learn to identify common conditions - especially head trauma, fractures, and dislocations.
    • Logically organized, chapters are grouped into six sections for quick access to important content: Foundations of Emergency Nursing, Professional Practice, Clinical Foundations of Emergency Nursing, Major Trauma Emergencies, Medical and Surgical Emergencies, and Special Patient Populations.
    • Tables and boxes highlight and summarize critical information for at-a-glance reference.
    • A separate unit on special patient populations covers topics such as child abuse, elder abuse, intimate partner violence, sexual assault, substance abuse and behavioral/pediatric/obstetrical emergencies.
    • Priority nursing diagnoses are highlighted in a quick-reference appendix to help you focus on the most serious problems.

Author Information

    By ENA; Lorene Newberry, RN, MS, CEN, Clinical Nurse Specialist Emergency Services; WellStar Health System Marietta, GA and ENA

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  • Imprint: Mosby
  • Copyright: 2010