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cover image - Patient Transport:Principles and Practice - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,6th Edition
ISBN: 9780443106231
Publication Date: 02-14-2024
Page Count: 400
Imprint: Elsevier
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Patient Transport:Principles and Practice - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 6th Edition

by Air & Surface Transport Nurses Associati, Allen Wolfe, Michael Frakes and Danny Nayman

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Patient Transport:Principles and Practice - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,6th Edition
ISBN: 9780443106231
Publication Date: 02-14-2024
Page Count: 400
Imprint: Elsevier


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Prepare for certification as a flight and ground transport nurse! ASTNA: Patient Transport: Principles & Practice, 6th Edition addresses the scenarios and injuries commonly encountered in transport nursing, and provides a comprehensive, one-of-a-kind study tool for taking certification exams including the CFRN®, CTRN®, FP-C®, and CCP-C®. Coverage includes the role of air and ground transport personnel, along with topics such as transport physiology, communications, teamwork, safety, airway management, shock, and the different types of trauma. New to this edition is an Aviation for Medical Personnel chapter. Written by the Air & Surface Transport Nurses Association, this resource helps you gain the knowledge and skills you need to succeed on your exam and to transport patients safely.
    • In-depth coverage of expert care delivery in transport meets the needs of all healthcare providers including registered nurses, paramedics, physicians, respiratory therapists, pilots, mechanics, and communication specialists.
    • Real-life scenarios demonstrate how to apply concepts to situations similar to those seen in practice.
    • Information on important safety regulations is based on the latest updates from the Federal Aviation Association and the National Transportation Safety Board.
    • Coverage of injuries commonly encountered in flight and ground nursing includes discussions of pathophysiology, assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation.
    • Detailed coverage of management issues include scene management, communication, safety, disaster management/triage, quality management, and marketing/public relations.
    • Focus on interprofessionalism and collaboration emphasizes the importance of teamwork in ensuring successful patient outcomes.
    • Evolve website includes 350 questions and answers mapped to the CRFN®/CTRN® exams for additional preparation.
    • NEW! New Aviation for Medical Personnel chapter is written from the perspective of a veteran transport pilot, and provides valuable information on the idiosyncrasies, tips, and tricks about transport aircraft transport.
    • NEW! Updated and new content on diversity and inclusion covers this timely issue — both among colleagues and patients.
    • NEW! Additional information on technology used in transport nursing/critical care includes topics such as point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS).
    • NEW! Content on COVID-19 as it relates to trauma transport is included.
    • NEW! More philosophical, psychological, and wellness-associated content is added.
  • Section I: History and the Current Role of Air and Ground Transport Personnel
    1. History of Patient Transport
    2. Members of the Transport Team and Preparation for Practice
    3. Aviation for Medical Personnel NEW!
    4. Military Patient Transport
    Section II: General Principles of Practice
    5. Transport Physiology
    6. Scene Operations and Safety
    7. Communications
    8. Teamwork and Human Performance
    9. Patient Safety
    10. Operational Safety and Survival
    Section III: Patient Care Principles
    11. Patient Assessment
    12. Airway Management
    13. Mechanical Ventilation
    14. Shock
    Section IV: Trauma
    15. General Principles of Trauma Management
    16. Neurologic Trauma
    17. Thoracoabdominal Trauma
    18. Musculoskeletal and Soft Tissue Trauma
    19. Burn Trauma
    20. Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS)
    Section V: Professional Issues
    21. Legal and Professional Issues in Critical Care Transport
    22. Quality
    23. Accreditation for Air and Ground Medical Transport
    24. Mental Health and Wellness for the Provider
    Post-Accident Resource Document
  • Air & Surface Transport Nurses Associati, Allen Wolfe, Michael Frakes and Danny Nayman


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