Fast Facts for the ER Nurse: Emergency Room Orientation in a Nutshell
Publication date: September 2009
Digital Book format: PDF (Adobe DRM)
Because ER nurses need to think fast and act fast
Fast Facts for the ER Nurse is an 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. Critical information presented in each chapter includes disorder definitions, signs and symptoms, interventions, and critical thinking questions.
With this guide, nurses can get the information they need fast in bullet-point lists. Each chapter is conveniently organized alphabetically by disease and disorder for quick access. The book serves as an organized, reliable, and thorough ER guide, ensuring a structured approach to orientation. All new ER nurses and their preceptors will find this book to be a reference they cannot do without.
Key topics covered include:
- Cardiovascular Emergencies
- Disaster Response Emergencies
- Infectious Disease Emergencies
- Mental Health Emergencies
- Shock and Multisystem Trauma Emergencies
- Substance Abuse and Toxicologic Emergencies
- And many more!