Orthopedic Nursing Secrets provides pearls of knowledge, or "nursing secrets" to nurses who provide care to patients with musculoskeletal disorders. Not only is this a useful reference for orthopedic nurses, but also for nurses who provide care to orthopedic patients in a variety of settings including the ER, OR, ICU, Med/Surg units, outpatient clinics, etc. This book provides essential nursing considerations from a wide variety of orthopedic nursing topic areas. Each chapter has been developed upon thought-provoking questions and straightforward answers.
Physical Assessment. Diagnostic Modalities, Tests, and Procedures. Degenerative. Diseases. Inflammatory Diseases. Metabolic Bone Diseases. Infectious Conditions. Trauma. Sports Injuries. Spinal Disorders. Neuromuscular Disorders. Oncology. Congenital Orthopedic Problems. Operative Orthopedics. Immobilization. Orthopedic Complications. Assessment of Pain and Management. Orthopedic Pharmacology. Rehabilitation