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Handbook of Clinical Trauma Care: The First Hour
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 032303232X, Spiral-bound)Handbook of Clinical Trauma Care: The First Hour is an easy-to-use pocket manual that provides emergency nurses and other trauma care providers with a wealth of practical information for managing trauma patients during the critical first hour of care. The content has been thoroughly updated and includes current topics in trauma care, clinical concepts, specific clinical practice issues and skills, and insight into special populations and their unique care needs. The handbook's user-friendly outline and bulleted format make the information easy to retrieve, which is essential for practitioners in the fast-paced trauma care environment. A new, smaller trim size and spiral binding make this a more portable and practical clinical reference that easily fits in a pocket.Comprehensive focus on emergency assessment and intervention.Details immediate care of trauma patients across the lifespan.Quick reference, outline and bullet format facilitates rapid retrieval of information.Content is presented in a practical, concise, and clinically-focused manner.A focus on the physiology and pathophysiology of injury encourages critical thinking in a logical manner.New chapters include Forensics and Legal Aspects of Trauma, Pain and Pain Management, The Obese Trauma Patient, The Agitated Trauma Patient, and Diagnostic Data.Updated coverage of mass casualty and disaster preparedness to address real-world threats, including weapons of mass destruction and terrorist events.Broadened crisis intervention coverage includes the provision of patient and family support, how to deliver bad news, and how to manage the family's presence during trauma care.New information helps clinicians differentiate intentional versus unintentional trauma events.Content coverage includes the most cutting-edge technological advances in trauma management to keep clinicians at the forefront of trauma care.Thoroughly updated material reflects changes in clinical practice.
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