Manual of Clinical Trauma Care: The First Hour
Mosby, 1989 - Emergency nursing - 415 pages
MANUAL OF CLINICAL TRAUMA CARE: THE FIRST HOUR focuses on improving emergency assessment and intervention for the immediate care of trauma patients, which is critical to the patient's survival. This volume is designed to build specialized assessment skills emphasizing physiology and pathophysiology, mechanisms of injury and history procurement, with information presented in a practical, quick-reference format. The third edition has been thoroughly updated to include new technologies and current trauma statistics and to focus attention on new issues like shifting hospital systems and community education and prevention. New chapters cover the model trauma system, hospital systems of care, and interpersonal violence.
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abdominal trauma Administer airway and/or antibiotics Assessment autotransfusion bleeding blood pressure blunt trauma bone brain brainstem breathing burn injuries capillary refill cause cervical spine cervical spine injury Check of distal chest tube chest wall Clinical observation Cold pack Consider contusion CV Mosby death Defining Characteristics Deformity Diagnosis dislocation dressing edema endotracheal Evaluation Facial flail chest fluid Foley catheter fracture Figure Glasgow Coma Scale head injury hemorrhage hemothorax herniation hypovolemia hypovolemic shock increase indicated intracranial pressure intubation laceration level of consciousness manual mechanism of injury Monitor muscle nerve neurologic neurovascular status normal Nursing Diagnoses Nursing Interventions occur oxygen pain Palpate PASG patient penetrating trauma pericardial tamponade potential procedure pulse respirations respiratory result rib fracture rupture skin skull splint St Louis suction surgery surgical suture Swelling Tacoma Fire Department tamponade tension pneumothorax tetanus tetanus prophylaxis Therapeutic Intervention thoracic tion traction trauma team urine usually ventilation vital signs wound x-ray