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Sheehy’s Manual of Emergency Care, 7th Edition

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Sheehy’s Manual of Emergency Care, 7th Edition

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Thoroughly revised and featuring a more efficient and streamlined design, the new 7th edition of Sheehy's trusted emergency care resource offers complete, up-to-date coverage of the essentials emergency nurses need to know. Each condition commonly seen in the emergency setting is thoroughly addressed, from signs and symptoms, to diagnosis, treatment, developmental considerations, patient education, and more. Updated material and easy-to-reference contents make this resource a must-have for current practice.

  • Comprehensive content presents thorough discussion of signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, age/developmental considerations, and patient/family education for each condition.

  • Authorship from the Emergency Nurses Association ensures this book contains the best practices in emergency nursing.

  • Quick-reference format uses a consistent layout to help you find information quickly and easily.
  • NEW! 2-column format features new Tricks of the Trade boxes to give you a professional's perspective on common issues in emergency nursing.

  • NEW! Fully revised content from the ENA and a broad panel of expert contributors includes up-to-date, practical information on topics such as critical care in the ED, time management, the morbidly obese patient, electronic medical records, disaster nursing, forensic nursing, and workplace violence.

Part I: BASIC EMERGENCY ISSUES

1. Legal Issues for Emergency Nurses

2. Workplace Violence and Disruptive Behaviors

3. Mass Casualty Incidents

4. Patient Safety in the Emergency Department

5. Ethical Dilemmas in Emergency Nursing

6. Forensics

Part II: BASIC CLINICAL ISSUES

    7. Triage

    8. Airway Management

    9. Cardiopulmonary Arrest

    10. Intravenous Therapy

    11. Care of the Patient with Pain

    12. Substance Abuse

    13. Alcohol Abuse

    14. Wound Management

    15. Procedural Sedation

    16. Laboratory Specimens and Radiologic Examinations

    17. End-of-Life Issues for Emergency Nurses

    Part III: Common Non-Traumatic Emergencies

    18. Respiratory Emergencies

    19. Cardiovascular Emergencies

    20. Shock

    21. SIRS/Sepsis

    22. Infectious Diseases

    23. Hematologic and Immunologic Emergencies

    24. Stroke

    25. Neurologic Emergencies

    26. Facial, ENT, and Dental Emergencies

    27. Ocular Emergencies

    28. Abdominal Pain

    29. Metabolic Emergencies

    30. Toxicology Emergencies

    31. Environmental Emergencies

    32. Bite and Sting Emergencies

    33. Genitourinary Emergencies

    34. Sexually Transmitted Infections

    Part IV: Trauma

    35. Assessment and Stabilization of the Trauma Patient

    36. Head Trauma

    37. Spinal Cord/Neck Trauma

    38. Chest Trauma

    39. Abdominal Trauma

    40. Musculoskeletal Injuries

    41. Facial, Ocular, ENT, and Dental Trauma

    42. Burns

    43. Obstetrical Trauma

    44. Pediatric Trauma

    45. Geriatric Trauma

    Part V: Special Populations

    46. Obstetric Emergencies

    47. Gynecologic Emergencies

    48. Mental Health Emergencies

    49. Abuse and Neglect

    50. Intimate Partner Violence

    51. Sexual Assault

    52. Pediatric Considerations in Emergency Nursing

    53. Geriatric Considerations in Emergency Nursing

    54. Considerations for Patient with Morbid Obesity

    ENA, Belinda B Hammond and Polly Gerber Zimmermann, RN, MS, MBA, CEN, Associate Professor, Department of Nursing, Harry S. Truman College, Chicago, IL

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