Emergency Nursing Made Incredibly Easy! by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

By Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Completely revised and up-to-date to mirror the most recent guidance and innovation, Emergency Nursing Made particularly Easy!, moment Edition, bargains crucial info on emergency, trauma, and demanding care. provided within the easy-to-learn and relaxing Incredibly Easy! layout, it covers emergency care fundamentals, together with sufferer evaluation and triage, trauma, affliction crises, and sufferer and family members communique. It additionally addresses felony matters corresponding to dealing with proof and documentation, and holistic concerns similar to soreness and end-of-life care. Chapters aspect emergency nursing via physique approach and canopy surprise, multi-system traumas, environmental emergencies, catastrophe preparedness, communicable illnesses, and obstetric and pediatric emergencies. The presentation gains light-hearted cartoons and humor, "Memory Joggers" and different icons, and end-of-chapter evaluation questions.

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The 12 cranial nerves form the juncture between the brain (the CNS) and the head and neck (the peripheral nervous system). ) Under pressure Because of their location, some cranial nerves are more vulnerable to the effects of increasing intracranial pressure (ICP). Therefore, a neurologic screening assessment of the CNS focuses on these key nerves: • oculomotor (III) • abducens (VI). (c) 2015 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Ages and stages Depression and elderly patients Symptoms of depression in older adults may be different from those found in other patients.

Identifying problems in the emergency environment isn’t difficult. An example of such a problem is maintaining body temperature in a trauma patient. 2. Conduct a literature review. The goal of this step is to see what has been published about the identified problem. 3. Formulate a research question or hypothesis. ” 4. Design a study. The study may be experimental or nonexperimental. The nurse must decide what data should be collected and how to collect that data. 5. Obtain consent. The nurse must obtain consent to conduct research from the study participants.

The nurse analyzes the data and states the conclusions derived from the analysis. 8. Share the information. Lastly, the researcher shares the collected information with other nurses through publications and presentations. (c) 2015 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. SELECTED REFERENCES An evidence-based example Research results may provide insight into the treatment of a patient who, for example, doesn’t respond to a medication or treatment that seemed effective for other patients. In this example, you may believe that a certain drug should be effective for pain relief based on previous experience with that drug.

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