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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Virginia D Cardona
|Description:||xxiii, 920 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm|
|Contents:||Part 1 General concepts in trauma nursing: evolution of the trauma cycle; administrative issues in trauma care; economic issues in trauma care; legal concerns in trauma nursing; ethical issues in trauma care; nursing practice through the trauma cycles. Part 2 Clinical management concepts: mechanism of injury; pathophysiology of traumatic shock; initial management of traumatic shock; psychosocial responses to trauma; family systems adaptation; infection control; wound management; nutritional management; pain management; rehabilitation. Part 3 Single system injuries: closed head injury; spinal cord injury; thoracic injuries; abdominal injuries; musculoskeletal injuries; maxillofacial injuries; ocular injuries; renal trauma. Part 4 Unique patient populations: the pregnant trauma patient; pediatric trauma; trauma in the elderly; thermal injuries; trauma Pt with a pre-existing psychiatric disorder; substance abuse; the organ donor.|
|Responsibility:||[edited by] Virginia Cardona [and others].|