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Table Of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Tips on Surviving ER Nursing
Acid-Base Imbalances
Cardiovascular Emergencies
Disaster Response Emergencies
Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) Emergencies
Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances
Gastrointestinal Emergencies
Genitourinary Emergencies
Geriatric Emergencies
Infectious Disease Emergencies
Mental Health Emergencies
Neurological Emergencies
OB/GYN Emergencies
Ocular Emergencies
Orthopedic and Wound Care Emergencies
Pediatric Emergencies
Respiratory Emergencies
Shock and Multisystem Trauma Emergencies
Substance Abuse and Toxicologic Emergencies
Appendices
Common Emergency Room Lab Values
Everyday Emergency Room Medications*
List of Important ER Medications
Abbreviations
Skills Check-Off Sheets
References
Index
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Fast Facts for the ER Nurse

Fast Facts for the ER Nurse

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"The book is clearly written and concise and uses sidebars to highlight core concepts." Score: 90, 4 stars

--Doody's

Because ER nurses need to think fast and act fast...

Fast Facts for the ER Nurse is an orientation guide and reference, designed specifically for new ER nurses and the preceptors responsible for their orientation. The chapters provide a brief overview of equipment, treatments, and drugs used to manage common disorders and conditions frequently seen in the ER. Critical information presented in each chapter includes disorder definitions, signs and symptoms, interventions, and critical thinking questions.

With this guide, nurses can get the information they need fast in bullet-point lists. Each chapter is conveniently organized alphabetically by disease and disorder for quick access. The book serves as an organized, reliable, and thorough ER guide, ensuring a structured approach to orientation. All new ER nurses and their preceptors will find this book to be a reference they cannot do without.

Key topics covered include:

Cardiovascular Emergencies Disaster Response Emergencies Infectious Disease Emergencies Mental Health Emergencies Shock and Multisystem Trauma Emergencies Substance Abuse and Toxicologic Emergencies And many more!

"The book is clearly written and concise and uses sidebars to highlight core concepts." Score: 90, 4 stars

--Doody's

Because ER nurses need to think fast and act fast...

Fast Facts for the ER Nurse is an orientation guide and reference, designed specifically for new ER nurses and the preceptors responsible for their orientation. The chapters provide a brief overview of equipment, treatments, and drugs used to manage common disorders and conditions frequently seen in the ER. Critical information presented in each chapter includes disorder definitions, signs and symptoms, interventions, and critical thinking questions.

With this guide, nurses can get the information they need fast in bullet-point lists. Each chapter is conveniently organized alphabetically by disease and disorder for quick access. The book serves as an organized, reliable, and thorough ER guide, ensuring a structured approach to orientation. All new ER nurses and their preceptors will find this book to be a reference they cannot do without.

Key topics covered include:

Cardiovascular Emergencies Disaster Response Emergencies Infectious Disease Emergencies Mental Health Emergencies Shock and Multisystem Trauma Emergencies Substance Abuse and Toxicologic Emergencies And many more!

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Publish date: May 2009
Added to Scribd: Oct 20, 2009
Copyright:Traditional Copyright: All rights reservedISBN:9780826105219
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