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ER Facts Made Incredibly Quick!

Publication Year:
2018
Edition:
2nd Ed.
Author:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN:
978-1-49-636363-3
Doody's Star Rating®:
Score:
83
Doody Core Title Score:
  • 2.27 (Emergency Care)
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Strengthen your emergency nursing know-how, with the newly updated ER Facts Made Incredibly Quick!® , 2nd edition, the indispensable pocket guide that offers on-the-go clarity on ER care essentials.

Thumb quickly to the right topic with the help of brightly colored tabs, then scan the easy-read bulleted text for crucial how-to’s on trauma assessments, CPR, medications and IV, and treating multiple trauma, breathing difficulties, and gunshot wounds, and more. This is vital clinical support for, nurses and all ER healthcare professionals.
Be expertly guided through ER assessments, devices, and treatment with …
  • NEW and updated quick-read, bulleted content, tables, and colorful images
  • NEW and updated tables, photos, drawings, and diagrams
  • Laminated pages are wipeable for easy notetaking and erasing
  • Pocket-sized, spiral-bound format offering on-the-spot access to expert guidance
  • Dozens of colorful diagrams, charts, and images supporting guidance on areas such as:
    • Vital signs chart – neonates to older adults
    • Advanced cardiac life support algorithms
    • 8-step method for rhythm strip analysis
    • Hands-free electrode placement for defibrillation
    • CPR and choking interventions, by age group
    • Assessment skills and flow charts for assessing individual body systems
    Step-by-step direction on triage methods—assessments, procedures, and monitoring, including:
    • Triage criteria for critical trauma assessment
    • Primary and secondary assessment – parameters, questions to ask patients, interventions
    • Emergency Nurses Association and Academy of Emergency Physicians five-level triage scale to determine patient acuity
    • Assessing child and elder abuse and neglect
    • Maternal/neonatal charts – assessing gestational age, maternal hypotension, true versus false labor, fetal distress, preeclampsia, and more
    • Newborn assessment charts and graphs – neonatal resuscitation, APGAR scoring system, pediatric vital sign normal ranges, pediatric trauma score, and more
    • Assessment charts and pain measurement scale for scoring pain acuteness, symptoms, and appearance
    • Disaster and mass casualty triage protocols
    • Treating special triage populations – pediatric, geriatric, pregnant, LGBTQ patients
    • Cultural considerations in patient care
    • Evidence collection kit materials
    Practical guide to patient teaching
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Platform:
OvidSP
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type:
Book
Author:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN:
978-1-49-636363-3
Specialty:
  • Dictionaries & Word References
  • Emergency Medicine & Trauma
  • References
Language:
English
Edition:
2nd Ed.
Pages:
200
Publication Year:
2018
Doody's Star Rating®:
Score:
83
Doody Core Title Score:
  • 2.27 (Emergency Care)

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