ACTION STAT: Fracture in the field
Michael W. Day RN, CCRN, MSN

June 2008 
Volume 38  Number 6
Pages 72 - 72
  PDF Version Available!


Day, Michael W. RN, CCRN, MSN

Issue: Volume 38(6), June 2008, p 72 Publication Type: [Feature: ACTION STAT] Publisher: © 2008 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc. Institution(s): Trauma Nurse-Coordinator Sacred Heart Medical Center • Spokane, Wash.

YOU'RE TAKING AN EARLY-MORNING bicycle ride on a paved bike trail when you come across an older man lying in the middle of the trail under his fallen bicycle. You stop, dismount, and remove the bicycle from on top of the man, who's cradling his left elbow with his right hand and complaining of left midupper arm pain. You identify yourself as a nurse and obtain his permission to help him. When you examine his left upper arm, you see swelling midshaft and some deformity.

What's the situation?

The cyclist, Jim, tells you he swerved and crashed when he tried to avoid a deer that jumped in front of him. He's been lyingon ...

Purchase Now !

To purchase this item, follow the instructions below. If you’re not already logged in, be sure to enter your login information below to ensure that your item is saved to your File Drawer after you purchase it.

Not a member? Join now for Free!

1) If you're not already logged in, enter your information below to save this item in your File Drawer for future viewing.

User name:


Forgot your user name or password?
2)  If you have a coupon or promotional code, enter it
here.(If not, just click Continue.

Digital Coupon: (optional)

3)  Click Continue to go to the next screen, where
you'll enter your payment details.

jQuery UI Accordion - Default functionality

For life-long learning and continuing professional development, come to Lippincott's NursingCenter.

Nursing Jobs Plus
Featured Jobs
Recommended CE Articles Recommended Nursing Articles Evidence Based Practice Skin Care Network NursingCenter Quick Links What’s Trending Events