Sheehy's Emergency Nursing, Principles and Practice, 6th Edition

Sheehy's Emergency Nursing

6th Edition Principles and Practice

By Emergency Nurses Association


Unit I: Foundations of Emergency Nursing

1. Emergency Nursing: An Historical Perspective

2. Emergency Nursing Practice

3. Legal and Regulatory Constructs

4. Cultural Dimensions


Unit II: Professional Practice

5. Evidence-Based Practice

6. Research


Unit III: Clinical Foundations of Emergency Nursing

7. Triage

8. Patient Assessment

9. Air and Surface Patient Transport

10. Vascular Access and Fluid Replacement

11. Wound Management

12. Pain

13. Family Presence During Resuscitation - NEW!

14. Organ and Tissue Donation

15. Palliative and End of Life in the Emergency Department

16. Forensic Nursing in the Emergency Department - NEW!

17. Emergency Operations Preparedness

18. Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Agents of Mass Destruction - NEW!

19. Management of the Critical Care Patient in the Emergency Department - NEW!


Unit IV: Major Trauma Emergencies

20. Epidemiology of Trauma

21. Head Trauma

22. Spinal Trauma

23. Thoracic Trauma

24. Abdominal and Genitourinary Trauma

25. Orthopedic and Neurovascular Trauma

26. Burns

27. Maxillofacial Trauma

28. Pediatric Trauma

29. Obstetric Trauma


Unit V: Medical and Surgical Emergencies

30. Respiratory Emergencies

31. Cardiovascular Emergencies

32. Shock Emergencies

33. Neurologic Emergencies

34. Gastrointestinal Emergencies

35. Renal and Genitourinary Emergencies

36. Fluids and Electrolytes

37. Endocrine Emergencies

38. Infections and Communicable Diseases

39. Influenza: Seasonal, Avian, and Pandemic - NEW!

40. Environmental Emergencies

41. Hematologic and Oncologic Emergencies

42. Toxicologic Emergencies

43. Gynecologic Emergencies

44. Dental, Ear, Nose, Throat, and Facial Emergencies

45. Ocular Emergencies


Unit VI: Special Patient Populations

46. Obstetric Emergencies

47. Pediatric Emergencies

48. Child Abuse and Neglect

49. Intimate Partner Violence

50. Elder Abuse and Neglect

51. Behavioral Health Emergencies

52. Substance Abuse

53. Sexual Assault