Emergency Nursing Secrets, 2nd Edition

Emergency Nursing Secrets

2nd Edition

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


I. Practice Topics

1. Triage

2. Emergency Preparedness

3. Pain Management

4. Death and Dying

5. Self Care for Caregiver

6. Keeping Safe

7. Case Management

8. Risk Management


II. Chief Complaints

9. Resuscitation Issues NEW!

10. Headache

11. Seizures

12. Stroke

13. Eye Problems

14. Chest Pain

15. Respiratory Distress

16. Abdominal Pain

17. Environmental Emergencies

18. Ingestions and Poisonings

19. Psychiatric Emergencies

20. Endocrine Emergencies NEW!

21. Hematologic Emergencies NEW!

22. Non-Urgent Problems


III. Trauma Care

23. Mechanism of Injury

24. Shock

25. Head and Face Trauma

26. Thoracic and Neck Trauma

27. Abdominal Trauma

28. Spinal Cord and Vertebral Trauma

29. Musculoskeletal Trauma

30. Burns

31. Trauma During Pregnancy

32. Pediatric Trauma

33. Psychosocial Aspects of Trauma


IV. Special Populations

34. Pregnant Women

35. Seniors

36. Infants and Children

37. Underserved Patients

38. Abused and Neglected Patients

39. Drug and Alcohol Impaired Patients NEW!