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Cambridge University Press
Emergency Nursing Care: Principles and Practice

Emergency Nursing Care: Principles and Practice


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The field of accident and emergency nursing is a fast moving one. This comprehensive textbook is aimed at both the qualified or trainee nurse who has specialised, or is thinking of specialising, in accident and emergency care. The authors and editors are all experienced nurses and nurse-educators who aim to provide easy to read, and easy to find information about procedures, conditions and nursing skills that a newcomer to the field may not be familiar with, or with which he or she has only a superficial knowledge. Throughout the text, much use is made of illustrations, tables and boxes of key information, and a comprehensive list of references is included at the end of each chapter.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521702546
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/01/2002
Pages: 196
Product dimensions: 7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.43(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors; Preface; 1. The nature of emergency nursing Ruth Endacott; 2. Care of the emergency patient - frameworks for nursing assessment and management Gary Jones; 3. Emergency care of the child and adolescent Suzanne Knight and Robert Crouch; 4. Emergency care of the adult Ruth Endacott; 5. Emergency care of the older person Robert Crouch; 6. Mental health Elizabeth Whelan; 7. Major trauma management Maureen O'Reilly; 8. Emergency care of the person with minor injury and minor illness Gary Jones; 9. Major disasters and major incidents Mike Hayward; Index.

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