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Emergency Nursing Procedures, 4th Edition

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Written by expert emergency nurses across the country, EMERGENCY NURSING PROCEDURES, 4th Edition includes 193 step-by-step emergency procedures, including four new procedures — umbilical vessel cannulation, pelvic splinting, peripheral nerve stimulator (twitch monitoring), and methotrexate for ectopic pregnancy. Detailed illustrations visually reinforce techniques and clearly show steps to procedures — making this handbook an essential and comprehensive resource for any emergency professional.

Table of Contents

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New to This Edition

    • Introduction includes The Joint Commission’s latest patient safety requirements related to emergency procedures.
    • Thoroughly updated content reflects changes in practice to keep you up-to-date on emergency care guidelines.
    • Four procedures have been added: umbilical vessel cannulation, pelvic splinting, peripheral nerve stimulator (twitch monitoring), and methotrexate for ectopic pregnancy.
    • Redesigned index allows for easy access and retrieval of information — perfect for the fast-paced emergency environment.

Key Features

    • Includes pediatric and geriatric information, with procedures when appropriate, to help you treat these specialized patient populations.
    • Consistent format and handy, portable size make this handbook ideal for everyday quick reference.
    • Emphasis on research-based practice helps you provide the best care possible according to the latest evidence.
    • Focused on the most essential, practical information, this handbook provides all the information you’ll need on a day-to-day basis.

Author Information

    By Jean A. Proehl, RN, MN, CEN, CCRN, FAEN, Emergency Clinical Nurse Specialist, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA

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Emergency Nursing Procedures, 4th Edition
  • Paperback
  • Reference
  • 976 Pages
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-4098-9
  • Copyright: 2009