Oxford Handbook Of Orthopaedic And Trauma Nursing

Paperback | May 7, 2011

byRebecca Jester, Julie Santy, Jean Rogers

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Providing busy practitioners with the information they need to deliver care, and nursing students with a clear overview of the field, the Oxford Handbook of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing is an easily accessible, practical, and comprehensive guide to all aspects of practice. Orthopaedics andtrauma is a major sector of acute hospital and community care, and one in which nurses and Allied Health Professionals play a pivotal role, covering the continuum from birth to death and managing everything from emergency care to rehabilitation and discharge. This handbook is the ideal companion,presenting a broad spectrum of care and treatment across trauma and orthopaedics. It provides an evidence-based synopsis of contemporary care and treatment as well as an applied assessment framework for those wishing to advance their practice. Clearly laid-out, well-illustrated and written in a readable, note-based style, the Oxford Handbook of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing brings together the authors' many years of collective experience in one easy-to-use format which the practitioner and student won't want to be without.

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Providing busy practitioners with the information they need to deliver care, and nursing students with a clear overview of the field, the Oxford Handbook of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing is an easily accessible, practical, and comprehensive guide to all aspects of practice. Orthopaedics andtrauma is a major sector of acute hospital an...

Professor Jester completed the orthopaedic nursing certificate in 1982 prior to undertaking her general nurse training. She has gained nearly 30 years experience in trauma and orthopaedic nursing in the UK and Sweden. Rebecca completed her PhD in Health Sciences at the University of Birmingham in 2001 supported by a national Smith and...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0.01 inPublished:May 7, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199569800

ISBN - 13:9780199569809

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Musculoskeletal anatomy and physiology3. Assessment of the musculoskeletal system4. General Principles of Care5. Complications6. Musculoskeletal conditions7. Elective Interventions8. Musculoskeletal Trauma Care9. Injury Management10. Regional musculoskeletal injuries