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Focus On: Trauma - Fall 2010

Trauma nursing encompasses the skills and knowledge associated with critical care, emergency care, medical-surgical nursing, psychiatry, and sometimes even obstetrics and pediatrics. Explore this collection of articles – review some of the basics, go over management recommendations, fine tune your knowledge of specific injuries, examine prevention methods and programs, and understand associated psychosocial issues. Leave us a comment – about an article, or about yourself or your experiences – we'd like to hear from you!


Lisa M. Bonsall, MSN, RN, CRNP

GENERAL

MANAGEMENT OF TRAUMA PATIENTS

SPECIFIC INJURIES

PREVENTION

PSYCHOSOCIAL ISSUES

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  Focus On: Trauma Collection- Fall 2010
 
GENERAL
Refresh your knowledge of trauma nursing.

  Dyspnea in the Thoracic Trauma Patient: A Human Response to Illness
Journal of Trauma Nursing
January/March 2010   

  The Role of the Trauma Nurse Leader in a Pediatric Trauma Center
Journal of Trauma Nursing
July/September 2009   

  Cost-effectiveness of Trauma Diagnostic Screenings
Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal
July/September 2009   

  CLINICAL PRACTICE: Utilizing Trauma Nurse Practitioners to Decrease Length of Stay
Journal of Trauma Nursing
April/June 2009   

  ETHICAL ISSUES: Are Brain Dead Patients Really Dead?
Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation
March/April 2009   

  Changing Physiological Status Predicts Severe Injury and Need for Specialized Trauma Center Resources
Journal of Trauma Nursing
January/March 2009   

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MANAGEMENT OF TRAUMA PATIENTS
Review recommended treatments.

  Handle older trauma patients with care
Nursing2010
August2010   

  Trauma VAP SWAT Team: A Rapid Response to Infection Prevention
Critical Care Nursing Quarterly
April/June 2010   

  Responding to Trauma: Your Priorities in the First Hour
Nursing2009 Critical Care
January 2009   
PowerPoint Presentation: Responding to trauma: Your priorities in the first hour  

  Take5 - Trauma: The Primary and Secondary Survey

  Therapeutic Hypothermia in the Postresuscitation Patient: The Development and Implementation of an Evidence-Based Protocol for the Emergency Department
Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal
October/December 2008  

  Temporal Artery Scanning Falls Short as a Secondary, Noninvasive Thermometry Method for Trauma Patients
Journal of Trauma Nursing
January/March 2009   

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SPECIFIC INJURIES
Looking for information regarding a particular injury?

  CLINICAL RESEARCH: Cervical Spine Clearance in the Nonalert, Noncommunicative, or Unreliable Pediatric Blunt Trauma Patient
Journal of Trauma Nursing
July/September 2009   

  CASE STUDY: Management of Embedded Foreign Body: Penetrating Stab Wound to the Head
Journal of Trauma Nursing
April/June 2009   

  Traumatic Bladder Laceration in the Absence of Pelvic Fracture
Journal of Trauma Nursing
January/March 2009   

  Stable Patients With Blunt Liver Injury: Observe, Do Not Operate!
Critical Care Nursing Quarterly
January/March 2009  

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PREVENTION
Stop trauma before it occurs.

  A Multidisciplinary Motorcycle Safety Initiative
Journal of Trauma Nursing
October/December 2009   

  Sustainability of an In-Home Fire Prevention Intervention
Journal of Trauma Nursing
October/December 2009   

  Personal Viewpoint: Fifteen Tips for Success in Injury Prevention
Journal of Trauma Nursing
October/December 2009   

  Sharing Our Best: High-Risk Adolescent Injury Prevention: The First Program of Its Kind
Journal of Trauma Nursing
October/December 2009   

  Clinical Care: Including Fall Prevention for Older Adults in Your Trauma Injury Prevention Program—Introducing Farewell to Falls
Journal of Trauma Nursing
October/December 2009   

  CLINICAL RESEARCH: Senior Lifestyles and Injury Prevention: Evaluating the Effectiveness of an Injury Prevention Program for Older Adults
Journal of Trauma Nursing
April/June 2009   

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PSYCHOSOCIAL ISSUES
Be prepared to intervene when psychosocial issues arise.

  RESEARCH: Effects of Family-Witnessed Resuscitation After Trauma Prior to Hospitalization
Journal of Trauma Nursing
January/March 2010   

  CLINICAL CARE: Beyond the Physical Injuries: Child and Parent Coping With Medical Traumatic Stress After Pediatric Trauma
Journal of Trauma Nursing
January/March 2010   

  PTSD: Know the warning signs
The Nurse Practitioner: The American Journal of Primary Health Care
July 2009   

  RESEARCH REVIEW: Suicidal Behavior After a Traumatic Event
Journal of Trauma Nursing
April/June 2009   

  Loss and Depression After Traumatic Injury: The Importance of Case Management in the Recovery Process
Professional Case Management
March/April 2009  

  Care of the Trauma Patient Beyond the Emergency Department: A Patient Care Standard to Guide Bedside Nurses
Journal of Trauma Nursing
January/March 2009   

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