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cover image - Sheehy's Manual of Emergency Care - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),8th Edition
ISBN: 9780323710633
Publication Date: 03-06-2023
Page Count: 576
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $69.99

Sheehy's Manual of Emergency Care - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 8th Edition

by ENA, Belinda B Hammond and Polly Zimmerman

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource - Access Card

cover image - Sheehy's Manual of Emergency Care - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),8th Edition
ISBN: 9780323710633
Publication Date: 03-06-2023
Page Count: 576
Imprint: Mosby
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Sheehy's Manual of Emergency Care, 8th Edition offers complete, up-to-date coverage of the essentials emergency nursing students 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.

    • Quick-reference format is ideal for updating emergency nursing knowledge and improving patient care.
    • Detailed discussions for each condition include signs and symptoms, diagnosis/diagnostic testing, treatment/interventions, age/developmental considerations, and patient/family education/discharge instructions.
    • Authorship from the Emergency Nurses Association for more than 30 years ensures this book is a mainstay for best practices in emergency nursing.
    • Content presented in a bulleted format provides quick and easy access to vital information.
    • Practice points highlighted in special boxes offer quick reference to important content.
    • NEW! Restructured table of contents presents anatomically related medical and trauma chapters sequentially for quick reference.
    • NEW! Considerations for critical care in the ED.
    • NEW! Considerations for the transgender patient.
    • NEW! Section on human trafficking in the Interpersonal Violence and Abuse chapter.
    • NEW! Section on violent risk assessment in the Workplace Violence chapter.
    • NEW! Color photos insert visually highlights and clarifies key content.
    • EXPANDED! Substance Abuse and Addiction Emergencies chapter covers methamphetamines, bath salts, marijuana edibles, opioid abuse/prescription drug abuse, heroin/Narcan, and substance abuse disorder.
    • EXPANDED! Chapter on end-of-life includes information on palliative care considerations.
    • UPDATED! Infectious Diseases chapter addresses coronavirus 19 (COVID-19), Ebola, and vector-borne malaria.
  • SECTION 1 Basic Emergency Issues
    1 Legal Considerations
    2 Ethical Considerations
    3 Workplace Violence
    4 Patient Safety
    5 Disaster Considerations
    6 Infectious Diseases
    7 Triage
    8 Care of the Patient With Pain
    9 Forensic Considerations
    10 Patient Care Management
    SECTION 2 Medical and Traumatic Emergencies
    11 Respiratory Emergencies
    12 Cardiovascular Emergencies
    13 Cardiopulmonary Arrest
    14 Chest Trauma
    15 Shock Emergencies
    16 Neurologic Emergencies
    17 Head, Neck, and Vertebral Column Trauma
    18 Facial, Ocular, ENT, and Dental Emergencies
    19 Facial, Ocular, ENT, and Dental Trauma
    20 Abdominal and Genitourinary Emergencies
    21 Abdominal and Genitourinary Trauma
    22 Obstetric and Gynecologic Emergencies
    23 Obstetric and Gynecologic Trauma
    24 Sexually Transmitted Infections
    25 Musculoskeletal Trauma
    26 Wound Management
    27 Burn Trauma
    28 Interpersonal Violence and Abuse
    29 Sexual Assault
    30 Environmental Emergencies
    31 Bite and Sting Emergencies
    32 Metabolic Emergencies
    33 Hematologic, Oncologic, and Immunologic Emergencies
    34 Toxicologic Emergencies
    35 Substance Abuse and Addiction Emergencies
    SECTION 3 Special Population Considerations
    36 Critical Care in the Emergency Department
    37 Palliative Care and End-of-Life Considerations
    38 Pediatric Emergency and Trauma Considerations
    39 Mental Health Emergencies
    40 Considerations for the Patient With Morbid Obesity
    41 Considerations for the Gender-Diverse Patient
    42 Geriatric Emergency and Trauma Considerations
  • ENA, Belinda B Hammond and Polly Zimmerman
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