Orthopedic Nursing Secrets
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.
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