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Cardiovascular emergencies

Edited by Robert Crouch, Alan Charters, Mary Dawood and Paula Bennett.

in Oxford Handbook of Emergency Nursing

October 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nursing Studies; Emergency Medicine. 11442 words.

Chest pain is a common presentation in emergency and urgent care settings. Differentiating between conditions that require immediate intervention and those that are more benign can be...

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Emergencies in older patients

Edited by Robert Crouch, Alan Charters, Mary Dawood and Paula Bennett.

in Oxford Handbook of Emergency Nursing

October 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nursing Studies; Emergency Medicine. 2282 words.

The increasingly older population has seen a change in the demographics of patients attending urgent and emergency care services over the last 10 to 20 years. It is not unusual for a...

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Emergency care of the infant and child

Edited by Robert Crouch, Alan Charters, Mary Dawood and Paula Bennett.

in Oxford Handbook of Emergency Nursing

October 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nursing Studies; Emergency Medicine. 15433 words.

Caring for ill and injured children can be a daunting experience for many staff in emergency and urgent care settings. Children differ from adults anatomically, physiologically, and...

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Endocrine and metabolic emergencies

Edited by Robert Crouch, Alan Charters, Mary Dawood and Paula Bennett.

in Oxford Handbook of Emergency Nursing

October 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nursing Studies; Emergency Medicine. 7540 words.

This chapter covers common metabolic disorders, principally disorders of glucose control, acid–base balance, and electrolyte balance. The nursing assessment and management of thyroid and...

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ENT emergencies

Edited by Robert Crouch, Alan Charters, Mary Dawood and Paula Bennett.

in Oxford Handbook of Emergency Nursing

October 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nursing Studies; Emergency Medicine. 6011 words.

Ear, nose, and throat emergencies are either a result of an infection or injury, and are particularly common in children. This chapter covers the nursing assessment and management of common...

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First principles

Edited by Robert Crouch, Alan Charters, Mary Dawood and Paula Bennett.

in Oxford Handbook of Emergency Nursing

October 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nursing Studies; Emergency Medicine. 10030 words.

This chapter provides an overview of basic nursing practice as it relates to emergency nursing, including: teamwork, health promotion, injury prevention, infection prevention, dealing with...

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Gastrointestinal emergencies

Edited by Robert Crouch, Alan Charters, Mary Dawood and Paula Bennett.

in Oxford Handbook of Emergency Nursing

October 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nursing Studies; Emergency Medicine. 6802 words.

Problems relating to the gastrointestinal system are frequently seen in emergency and urgent care settings. Gastrointestinal signs and symptoms may relate directing to a problem in the...

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General principles of emergency nursing

Edited by Robert Crouch, Alan Charters, Mary Dawood and Paula Bennett.

in Oxford Handbook of Emergency Nursing

October 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nursing Studies; Emergency Medicine. 493 words.

Emergency nursing is one of the most challenging specialties in nursing. It requires nurses to manage ambiguity and rapid changes in pace and intensity of work, and to have a knowledge of a...

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Genitourinary emergencies

Edited by Robert Crouch, Alan Charters, Mary Dawood and Paula Bennett.

in Oxford Handbook of Emergency Nursing

October 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nursing Studies; Emergency Medicine. 5028 words.

Genitourinary problems may be a result of infection, injury, and structural problems within the genitourinary tract or following a sexual assault. Patients may also present as an emergency...

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Haematological emergencies

Edited by Robert Crouch, Alan Charters, Mary Dawood and Paula Bennett.

in Oxford Handbook of Emergency Nursing

October 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nursing Studies; Emergency Medicine. 1467 words.

Increasing numbers of patients with haematological problems present to emergency departments as an emergency. Disorders of the blood may be caused by disease processes or as a consequence...

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