Mosby's Emergency Nursing Reference, 3rd Edition

Mosby's Emergency Nursing Reference

3rd Edition

By Julia Fultz, RN, BSN, CEN, CFRN, Flight Nurse, University of Kentucky Air Medical Service, Lexington, Kentucky; and Patty Ann Sturt, RN, MSN, CEN, Staff Development Specialist, Department of Nursing Staff Development, University of Kentucky Hospital, Lexington, Kentucky


I. Reference Guides
1. AHA resuscitation Algorithms Guidelines: Adult and Pediatric
2. Arterial Blood Gas Interpretation
3. Blood Component Administration Guidelines: Adults and Children
4. Blood Transfusion Reactions
5. Calculations and Conversions
6. Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA): Adult
7. Electrocardiogram (EKG) Changes and Cardiac Markers in Myocardial Infarction
8. Fluid Resuscitation Summary
9. Formulas Used in Fluid Administration
10. Glasgow Coma Scale: Adult
11. Hemodynamic Formula Values
12. Ischemic Chest Pain Alogorithm
13. Organ Tissue Donation: Care of the Patient
14. Oxygen Delivery Devices
15. Pain Scales
16. Pediatric and Infant Coma Scale
17. Pediatric Trauma Score
18. Pediatric Tube Sizes
19. Pediatric Vital Signs and Weights: Normal
20. Safety in the Emergency Department - NEW!
21. Skin Rash Diseases
22. Algorithm for Suspected Stroke
23. Tetanus Immunization Guidelines
24. Revised Trauma Scores (RTS): Adult
25. Ventilator Alarms Troubleshooting
26. Ventilator Modes
27. Triage ? NEW!

II. Patient Conditions
28. Abdominal Conditions
29. Abuse
30. Behavioral Conditions
31. Burns
32. Cardiovascular Conditions
33. Communicable Diseases
34. Ear, Nose, Throat and Facial/Dental Conditions
35. Endocrine Conditions
36. Environmental Conditions
37. Exposures: Chemical, Radiation, Biologic ? NEW!
38. Extremity Trauma
39. Eye conditions
40. Genitourinary and Renal Conditions
41. Hematologic and Oncologic Conditions
42. Neurologic Conditions
43. Obstetric and Gynecologic Conditions
44. Respiratory Conditions
45. Sexually Transmitted Infections
46. Surface Trauma
47. Toxicologic Conditions
48. Trauma
49. Unresponsive Patient

III. Procedures
50. Advanced Airway Management ? NEW!
51. Airway Suctioning ? NEW!
52. Arterial Blood Gas Sampling
53. Arterial Line Insertion and Monitoring
54. Burn Dressing
55. Capillary Blood Sampling ? NEW!
56. Central Venous Pressure Measurement
57. Chest Tube Management and Autotransfusion
58. Crutch Walking
59. Decontamination of a patient ? NEW!
60. Defibrillation
61. Diagnostic Peritoneal Lavage
62. Ear Irrigation
63. ECG: 12, 15, & 18 Lead ECG Monitoring
64. Emergency Thoracotomy
65. External Jugular Intravenous Access ? NEW!
66. Eye Irrigation
67. Fluid Administration
68. Gastric Tube Insertion & Lavage
69. Intracranial Pressure Monitoring
70. Intraosseous Infusion
71. Lumbar Puncture
72. Medicolegal Evidence
73. Hand Held Nebulizer Treatment ? NEW!
74. Pediatric Intramuscular Injection ? NEW!
75. Pericardiocentesis
76. Preparation for Interfacility Patient Transport
77. Pulmonary Arterial Catheter Insertion and Monitoring
78. Rehydration
79. Sedation for Procedures ? NEW!
80. Sexual Assault Evidence Collection
81. Splint Application
82. Suture and staple Removal
83. Thoracentesis and Paracentesis
84. Vascular Device Access
85. Visual Acuity ? NEW!
86. Wound Care