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Rapid Access Guide for Triage and Emergency Nurses: Chief Complaints with High Risk Presentations

Publication Year:
2018
Edition:
1st Ed.
Author:
Visser, Lynn Sayre; Montejano, Anna Sivo
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
ISBN:
978-0-82-619627-9
Doody's Star Rating®:
Score:
81
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Description
The vital information you need to quickly identify acutely ill or injured patients.

This clinical manual focuses on patient-driven chief complaints. Designed to assist in rapidly recognizing potential life-threatening or life-altering conditions, it can be used in a variety of healthcare settings.

Content covers each body system and its most common chief complaints along with first-line questions, assessments, and interventions to prompt the user. Red flag findings, easily identified by the flag icon, denote critical signs and symptoms, while a light bulb icon helps the user locate key tips.

The guide includes evidence-based practice guidelines, reference tables, and checklists for at-a-glance retrieval of information.

Key Features:

  • Common chief complaints with essential tips
  • Unique patient presentations
  • Triage processes, clinical red flags, screening tools
  • Pediatric and older adult considerations
  • Disaster response
  • Active shooter or violent situation action steps
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Platform:
OvidSP
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Product Type:
Book
Author:
Visser, Lynn Sayre; Montejano, Anna Sivo
ISBN:
978-0-82-619627-9
Specialty:
  • Critical Care
  • Emergency Medicine & Trauma
  • Nursing Process & Diagnosis
Language:
English
Edition:
1st Ed.
Pages:
397
Publication Year:
2018
Doody's Star Rating®:
Score:
81

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