Emergency & Trauma Nursing,
Edition 1
By Clair Ramsden, RN, GradCertCardiol, MHealthcareEthics, MHlthServMgt, Clair Ramsden, RN, GradCertCardiol, MHealthcareEthics, MHlthServMgt and Julie Friendship

Publication Date: 15 Jun 2007
Emergency and Trauma Nursing is based on the structure of the US book, Sheehy’s Emergency Nursing and is the first text to focus on the needs of Australian and New Zealand emergency nursing students and practitioners. Endorsed by the College of Emergency Nurses Australasia (CENA), this new book will be the text of choice for all those undertaking Emergency and Trauma nursing training in this region.

Using a body systems approach, it provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of adult and paediatric emergency presentations, post resuscitation trauma management, professional practice, universal and practical procedures, , research and evidence based practice, legal, ethical and cultural dimensions and stabilisation and flight transfer considerations. This text will also be a valuable resource for ambulance and paramedic students and professionals throughout Australia and New Zealand.

Key Features

  • Written by an interdisciplinary team of nurses, clinicians, academics, clinical nurse consultants, nurse lawyers, nurse practitioners and researchers
  • First comprehensive emergency and trauma nursing text written for our region
  • Uses body systems approach providing rationale for any nursing intervention
  • Physiologic explanations are included for each type of presentation, plus interventions
  • Detailed coverage of:
    • Professional practice
    • All aspects of adult and paediatric emergency presentations
    • Blast injury and post resuscitation trauma management
    • Stabilization and flight transfer considerations
    • Patient assessment; pain management; and mass casualty
    • Research and evidence-based practice
    • Legal, ethical and cultural dimensions
About the author
By Clair Ramsden, RN, GradCertCardiol, MHealthcareEthics, MHlthServMgt, Associate Professor, University of Technology Sydney, NSW, Australia ; Executive Director Operations, Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District, NSW, Australia; Clair Ramsden, RN, GradCertCardiol, MHealthcareEthics, MHlthServMgt, Associate Professor, University of Technology Sydney, NSW, Australia ; Executive Director Operations, Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District, NSW, Australia and Julie Friendship, Emergency Nurse Educator, College of Nursing, NSW, Australia
Table of Contents
Part A Foundations of emergency nursing

1 Overview of emergency nursing in Australia and New Zealand, Margaret Fry

2 Nursing and clinical ethics, Sarah Winch

3 Nursing and the law, Ruth Townsend

4 Cultural dimensions, Drew Burgess

5 Management and leadership, Lorraine Ferguson

Part B Professional practice

6 Patient education, Judy Mullan

7 Research for emergency nurses, Judith Donoghue

8 Professional development, Amber van Dreven

Part C Clinical concepts, practices and systems

9 Triage, Margaret Fry

10 Patient assessment and essential nursing care, Lucy Farnsworth, Kate Curtis

11 Stabilisation and transfer, Kevin Holliday, Andrew Pearce

12 Vascular access and fluid replacement, Jacqueline Jones, Catherine Ruff, Shelley Beech

13 Laboratory, imaging, investigations and analysis, Carolyn Keane

14 Wound management, Ron Wilson

15 Pain management Bill Lord, Clair Ramsden

16 Organ and tissue donation. Jane Trellogan

17 Death and dying in the emergency department, Kerri Holzhauser, Julie Finucane

18 Major incident preparedness management, David Koop, Martin Ward

19 Physiology for emergency care, Adrian Verrinder, Leigh Kinsman

Part D Medical and surgical emergencies

20 Respiratory emergencies, Sarah Louise Power

21 Cardiovascular emergencies, Sarah Louise Power

22 Neurologic emergencies, Julie Considine

23 Gastrointestinal emergencies, Ron Wilson

24 Renal and genitourinary emergencies, Ann Bonner

25 Endocrine emergencies, Tracy Lees, Clair Ramsden

26 Infectious and communicable diseases, Kerrie Doolan

27 Environmental emergencies, Jane Mateer

28 Envenomation, Mark Monaghan, Sarah Parkinson, Jason Armstrong, Michael Cadogan

29 Haematological emergencies, Ruth Dunleavey

30 Toxicological emergencies. Mark Monaghan, Sarah Parkinson, Jason Armstrong, Michael Cadogan

31 Gynaecological emergencies, Caroline Homer, Margaret Fry

32 Dental, ear, nose and throat emergencies, Lucy Farnsworth

33 Ocular emergencies. Clair Ramsden, Kate Curtis, Julie Seggie, Libby Braybrooks

Part E Unique population groups

34 Obstetric emergencies, Sarah Parkinson

35 Paediatric emergencies, Ella Scott, Clair Ramsden

36 Violence, abuse, assault, Marie Frances Gerdtz

37 The elderly, David Foley

38 Mental health emergencies, Nicholas G Procter

39 Alcohol, tobacco and other drug use, Charlotte De Crespigny, Stephen Farquhar

Part F Major trauma

40 An overview of trauma. Nathan Farrow, Erica Caldwell, Kate Curtis

41 Mechanisms of injury, Jacinta Stewart, Patricia Allen

42 Emergency department trauma management. Kellie Gumm

43 Traumatic brain injury, Louise E Niggemeyer, Michelle Srage, Jacqui Morarty

44 Faciomaxillary trauma, Jennifer Leslie, Tony Skapetis

45 Spinal trauma, Jonathan Magill, Kirsten Kennedy

46 Thoracic and neck trauma, Caesar Ursic, Kate Curtis

47 Abdominal and genitourinary trauma, Alastair Simpson, Kate Curtis, Ann Bonner, Adam Brooks

48 Orthopaedic and neurovascular trauma, Celine Hill

49 Burns trauma, Sarah McRae

50 Blast injury, Jane Mateer
Book details
ISBN: 9780729537698
Page Count: 928
Retail Price : £100.00