The Oxford Handbook of Emergency Nursing is a comprehensive text for nursing and allied health professionals who are providing emergency and urgent care in a variety of settings. It is a quick reference text that can be consulted easily, whilst providing care for the whole range of adult and child presentations. Each chapter covers a distinct physiological system and its associated emergency presentations. Other chapters cover specific issues in the emergency care of patients, e.g. major trauma. A detailed skills chapter provides an overview of the many clinical skills required when caring for patients with acute illness or injuries.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 General principles of emergency nursing Chapter 2 First principles Chapter 3 Investigations Chapter 4 Emergency care of the infant and child Chapter 5 Obstetric emergencies Chapter 6 Neurological emergencies Chapter 7 Respiratory emergencies Chapter 8 Cardiovascular emergencies Chapter 9 Musculoskeletal injuries Chapter 10 Gastrointestinal emergencies Chapter 11 Genitourinary emergencies Chapter 12 Skin emergencies Chapter 13 Ophthalmological emergencies Chapter 14 ENT emergencies Chapter 15 Major trauma Chapter 16 Endocrine and metabolic emergencies Chapter 17 Haematological emergencies Chapter 18 Overdose and poisoning Chapter 19 Mental health emergencies Chapter 20 Emergencies in older patients Chapter 21 Skills reminder