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Emergency and Trauma Care for Nurses and Paramedics : 2nd Edition - Curtis

Emergency and Trauma Care for Nurses and Paramedics

2nd Edition

Paperback Published: 15th September 2015
ISBN: 9780729542050
Number Of Pages: 1454

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The second edition of Emergency and Trauma Care for Nurses and Paramedics provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of clinical procedures and issues encountered in contemporary emergency care in Australia and New Zealand.

Written by leading academics and clinicians, this fully revised and updated edition follows the patient's journey from pre-hospital retrieval to definitive care. With a strong focus on multidisciplinary care, this evidence-based emergency and trauma resource will appeal to pre-hospital care providers, rural, remote and urban emergency nurses and allied health professionals, as well as disaster management and interfacility transport staff.

Essential concepts are covered in a logical order, commencing with:

  • An introduction to emergency professions and professional issues
  • Clinical and health systems
  • Patient presentations ordered by body system as well as toxicology, envenomation, ocular, environmental emergencies and unique population groups
  • Major trauma assessment and management and end-of-life care information and considerations.
Emergency and Trauma Care for Nurses and Paramedics 2e continues to be the pre-eminent resource for students preparing to enter the emergency environment and for clinicians seeking a greater understanding of multidisciplinary care from retrieval through to rehabilitation.

Key Features
  • A cultural safety approach is included throughout - addressing cultural diversity, beliefs and values and focusing on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and Mãori health
  • Essentials outline the main points addressed in each chapter
  • Practice tips throughout assist with communication skills, procedures and assessment
  • Case studies are supported by questions and answers to encourage active learning
  • New online resources available on Evolve, including over 30 new case studies with paramedic-specific questions.
New to this Edition
  • Highlighted skills - cross references to the Clinical Skills chapter throughout text
  • Over 30 new case studies
  • Patient journey from pre-hospital and emergency-specific case studies
  • Critical thinking questions at the end of chapters
  • Chapter 35 Obstetric emergencies now includes 'Supporting a normal birth'.

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I found this book very informative and in a couple of other sections - disappointing. Needs more information on pregnancy and abruptions, also elderly trauma.

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This Text book is a must for Advanced Paramedical Courses. It is a good reference to use and look back in. So glad I purchased this Text Book.

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Emergency nursing and the practice environment
Pre-hospital care overview in Australia and New Zealand
Clinical ethics for emergency healthcare
Emergency care and the law
Cultural considerations in emergency care
Management and leadership
Professional development
Research for emergency care
Patient education
Scene assessment, management and rescue
Pre-hospital clinical reasoning, triage and communication
Major incident preparedness management
Emergency nursing triage
Patient assessment and essentials of care
Resuscitation
Stabilisation and transfer
Clinical skills
Minor injury and management
Pain management
Physiology for emergency care
Respiratory emergencies
Cardiovascular emergencies
Neurological emergencies
Gastrointestinal emergencies
Renal and genitourinary emergencies
Endocrine emergencies
Infectious and communicable diseases
Pandemics and Environmental emergencies
Haematological emergencies
Toxicological emergencies
Envenomation
Dental, ear, nose and throat emergencies
Ocular emergencies and trauma
Gynaecological emergencies
Obstetric emergencies
Paediatric emergencies
Mental health emergencies
People with disabilities
The older person
Violence, abuse and assault
Alcohol, tobacco and other drug use
An overview of trauma
Mechanisms of injury
Major trauma initial assessment and management
Traumatic brain injury
Faciomaxillary trauma
Thoracic and neck trauma
Abdominal and genitourinary trauma
Spinal trauma
Major orthopaedic and neurovascular trauma
Blast injury
Burns trauma
Death and dying
Organ and tissue donation

ISBN: 9780729542050
ISBN-10: 072954205X
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 1454
Published: 15th September 2015
Publisher: Elsevier Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 27.5 x 21.5  x 5.6
Weight (kg): 3.54
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

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