- Author : Pat Moloney-Harmon
- Release Date : 04 December 2021
- Publisher : W B Saunders Company
- Genre : Medical
- Pages : 398 pages
- ISBN 13 : UOM:39015056225876
Download or read book entitled Nursing Care of the Pediatric Trauma Patient by author: Pat Moloney-Harmon which was release on 04 December 2021 and published by W B Saunders Company with total page 398 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Providing the most comprehensive coverage available on nursing care of the pediatric trauma patient, this practical reference discusses pediatric trauma across the continuum of care. Its broad perspective enables the use of a systems approach - consistent with the current health care environment. Four convenient sections provide in-depth, comprehensive coverage of critical information for nurses caring for the pediatric trauma patient. Comprehensive content focuses specifically on nursing care of the pediatric trauma patient. The nurse's role in the continuum of care is consistent with the emphasis of the current healthcare environment. The organizational framework focuses on the systems approach and is divided into four sections. The section on The Scope of Pediatric Trauma covers issues such as epidemiology, prevention, outcomes management, and ethical issues. The Clinical Concepts section addresses mechanism of injury, pre-hospital care, initial resuscitation, rehabilitation, pain management, nutrition, family-centered care, and violence. The section on System Injuries covers specific body system issues. The section on Multisystem Issues covers thermal and submersion injuries as well as the unborn infant as trauma victim and sequellae of trauma. Independent and collaborative nursing interventions are emphasized in the System Injuries section. Timely issues such as outcomes management are discussed. Chapters written by nurses practicing in pediatric trauma ensure clinically relevant, up-to-date content.