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Nursing patients with orthopaedic and musculoskeletal trauma problems

Edited by George Castledine and Ann Close

in Oxford Handbook of Adult Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199231355
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597987 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199231355.003.0017

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

 							Nursing patients with orthopaedic and musculoskeletal trauma problems

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Overall aims of nursing care - Nursing assessment of patients with orthopaedic and musculoskeletal trauma problems - Common orthopaedic and trauma nursing problems - Diagnostic tests - Musculoskeletal trauma: principles - Musculoskeletal trauma: care – traction and casts - Musculoskeletal trauma: care – fixation - Specific musculoskeletal injuries: limb fractures - Specific musculoskeletal injuries: spinal, muscular, and neurovascular - Orthopaedic complications - Orthopaedic conditions - Amputation - Other orthopaedic bone disorders - Common drugs used in musculoskeletal disorders

Chapter.  7345 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Nursing Skills

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