This comprehensive text, written by practising A&E nurses, seeks to provide the nurse with a professional overview of current A&E good practice.
Divided into two sections the book covers all the common situations that may occur in an A&E department.
Section one concerns itself with the various conditions that are presented and examines the clinical, practical aspects of those conditions.
The second section discusses the professional issues involved in A&E nursing such as triage, the role of the Nurse Practitioner, violence and innappropriate attendance. Contents Section 1* Trauma Resuscitation (ATLS)* Cardiac Conditions* Respiratory Conditions* Surgical Conditions* Gynaecological Conditions* Unconsciousness* Neurological Conditions* Psychological Conditions* Orthopaedic Injuries* Burns* Paediatric Conditions* Soft Tissue Injuries* Opthalmic Conditions* E.N.T.
Conditions Section 2* Perceived Innappropriate Attendance* Triage* Role of the ENP* Telephone Triage* Health Education* Staff Support/Bereavement* Violence and Aggression* Major Accident Plannin
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 502 pages, Illustrations
- Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Publication Date: 15/10/2001
- Category: Accident & emergency nursing
- ISBN: 9781861561909