Portable field guide packed with how-to step-by-step explanations and the latest practical advice on diagnosis and treatment of numerous medical situations that can occur in non-traditional settings - emphasizing ways of improvising care when necessary with materials at hand (from back cover).
This book offers a practical, systematic approach to care for a wide range of trauma presentations. It encompasses the whole range of trauma care (including pre-hospital care) and the nurse's contribution. Chapters are included on the relevant biosciences which are easy to understand and will appeal to all levels of nurse who want to expand their underpinning knowledge. As well as the basic sciences dimensions of trauma nursing, it also addresses the clinical and psychological elements and offers a structured approach to the management of those who have fallen victim to trauma.