Emergency Nursing Core Curriculum - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 7th Edition
Emergency Nursing Core Curriculum, 7th Edition, presents a clear, concise, and thorough overview of emergency nursing. Authored by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), this new edition includes updated information on cancer guidelines, diabetes, HIPAA information and more! Building upon the strengths of previous editions, new photographs and illustrations make content more accessible, bringing essential concepts to life This edition provides nurses with an invaluable resource for certification review. Used by practicing emergency nurses at all levels, this highly-respected resource is essential for gaining knowledge, developing practice standards, and improving quality of care.
- Authored by ENA, you can rely on this text to be the most authoritative and up-to-date resource available.
- The text's outline format and alphabetical listing of the Clinical Emergencies chapters mean you can find the information you need - fast!
- NEW! Updated content incorporates the latest information about:
- New types of insulin
- Cancer statistics
- Stroke guidelines
- HIPAA information
- Healthy People 2020
- Sepsis protocols
- Forensic Aspects of Emergency Nursing
- Violence in the ED
- Palliative care
- ENA-authored ensures text is the most authoritative and up-to-date resource available.
- NEW! Reorganized unit on trauma emergencies makes facts more easy to find.
- Updated outline and alphabetical listing of the Clinical Emergencies chapters makes information quickly accessible.
- NEW! Additional illustrations and tables enhance your understanding of key information.
Part One: Clinical Foundations
1. Nursing Assessment and Resuscitation 2. Triage 3. Abuse and Neglect 4. Complementary/Alternative Therapies 5. Palliative and End of Life Care 6. Invasive Hemodynamic Monitoring 7. Organ and Tissue Donation 8. Pain Management 9. Isolation and Personal Protective Equipment 10. Children with Special Health Needs (CSHN)
Part Two: Clinical Emergencies
11. Abdominal Emergencies 12. Cardiovascular Emergencies 13. Dental, Ear, Nose, and Throat Emergencies 14. Endocrine Emergencies 15. Environmental Emergencies 16. Facial and Ocular Emergencies 17. Fluid and Electrolyte Abnormalities 18. Genitourinary Emergencies 19. Hematologic/Oncologic Emergencies 20. Communicable and Infectious Disease Emergencies 21. Medical Emergencies 22. Neurologic Emergencies 23. Obstetric and Gynecologic Emergencies 24. Orthopedic Emergencies 25. Pre-and Post-Transplant Emergencies 26. Toxicologic Emergencies 27. Psychiatric/Psychosocial Emergencies 28. Respiratory Emergencies 29. Shock Emergencies 30. Wounds and Wound Management
Part Three: Trauma Emergencies
31. Mechanism of Injury 32. Nursing Assessment and Trauma Resuscitation 33. Abdominal and Urologic Trauma 34. Burn Trauma 35. Neurologic Trauma 36. Ocular and Maxillofacial Trauma 37. Obstetric Trauma 38. Orthopedic Trauma 39. Thoracic Trauma 40. Sexual Assault
Part Four: Professional Components
41. Disaster Preparedness and Response 42. Education; Professional, Patient, and Community 43. Emergency Patient Transfer and Transport 44. Forensic Aspects of Emergency Nursing 45. Legal and Regulatory Issues 46. Professionalism and Leadership 47. Research and Evidence-Based Practice 48. Violence in the Emergency Care Setting
Appendices A. Coma Scales B. Age-Specific Vital Signs C. Infant Pain Scales D. Revised Trauma Score