Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing, Hardback Book

Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing Hardback


Building on the success of the first edition, this edition brings together pertinent issues related to orthopaedic and trauma nursing, exploring the implications for practice and the evidence basis for clinical decisions.This text, compiled by a team of lecturers and experienced practitioners within the field, reflects the variety of adult and paediatric clinical settings where orthopaedic and trauma nurses work, including acute wards, clinics, community hospitals, nursing homes and patients' homesThis book provides a comprehensive reference text aimed atorthopaedic and trauma practitionersthose in or developing specialist roles in orthopaedics and traumaundergraduate students on orthopaedic related coursesAddresses the rationales and evidence for nursing practice, provides a sound basis for clinical decision-making based on current knowledge and understandingAn essential text focusing on nursing care and patient management, which reflects current practice at national and local levelsComprehensive reference lists and additional reading lists provide valuable resources for readersThe addition of musculoskeletal trauma enhances the orthopaedic nursing focusNew chapters on nutrition, skeletal infections, patient admission, children and adolescent care, osteoporosis, spinal cord injuries, nerve injuries, pelvic injuries, sports injuries and over use injuriesConcentration throughout the text on orthopaedics across the life-span (1E was adults only)New diagrams to add to the excellent ones found in 1E


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 552 pages
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
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  • Category: Surgical nursing
  • ISBN: 9780443061820



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