Fast Facts for the ER Nurse: Emergency Room Orientation in a Nutshell, Second Edition

Fast Facts for the ER Nurse: Emergency Room Orientation in a Nutshell, Second Edition Author Jennifer Buettner RN CEN
ISBN-10 0826199461
ISBN-13 9780826199461
Year 2013-04-16
Pages 312
Language English
Publisher Springer Publishing Company
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Because ER nurses need to think fast and act fast Fast Facts for the ER Nurse is the only 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 The book includes disorder definitions signs and symptoms interventions drugs and critical thinking questions Using a bullet point format each chapter is conveniently organized alphabetically by disease and disorder within each body system for quick access The book serves as an organized reliable and thorough ER guide ensuring a structured approach to orientation The book s Fast Facts in a Nutshell feature provides quick summaries of important points questions and answers at regular intervals throughout Other useful features include a skills checklist coverage of common lab values and medications and EKG rhythms Key Topics Include Cardiovascular Emergencies Disaster Response Emergencies Infectious Disease Emergencies Mental Health Emergencies Shock and Multisystem Trauma Emergencies Substance Abuse and Toxicologic Emergencies New to this Edition Endocrine Emergencies Environmental Emergencies Dental Emergencies Rapid Sequence Intubation Triage Acute Stroke Management Guidelines Sexual Assault Intimate Partner Abuse