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.
 

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Contents

Diagnostic Tests Modalities and Procedures
21
Inflammatory Diseases
43
Metabolic Bone Disease
59
Orthopedic Trauma
85
Sports Medicine
126
Orthopedic Complications
152
Orthopedic Oncology
153
Pediatric Orthopedic Conditions
177
Immobilization
197
Pain Assessment and Management
225
Rehabilitation
247
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