Orthopedic Nursing Secrets

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Elsevier Health Sciences, 2003 - Medical - 282 pages
Orthopedic Nursing Secrets provides pearls of knowledge, or nursing secrets to nurses who provide care to patients with musculoskeletal disorders. Not only is this a useful reference for orthopedic nurses, but also for nurses who provide care to orthopedic patients in a variety of settings including the ER, OR, ICU, Med/Surg units, outpatient clinics, etc. This book provides essential nursing considerations from a wide variety of orthopedic nursing topic areas. Each chapter has been developed upon thought-provoking questions and straightforward answers.

- Engaging, interactive Q & A format
- Concise answers with valuable pearls, tips, memory aids, and secrets
- 18 succinct chapters written for quick review
- All the most important, need-to-know questions and answers in the proven format of the highly acclaimed Secret Series
- Thorough, highly detailed index

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Contents

Diagnostic Tests Modalities and Procedures
17
Inflammatory Diseases
43
Metabolic Bone Disease
59
Orthopedic Trauma
85
Sports Medicine
105
Spine Disorders
129
Neuromuscular Disorders
143
Pediatric Orthopedic Conditions
165
Operative Orthopedics
179
Immobilization
197
Orthopedic Complications
209
Pain Assessment and Management
225
Rehabilitation
247
INDEX
261
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