Assessment and management of the trauma patient
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Assessment and management of the trauma patient

Elaine Cole Lecturer practitioner, Accident and Emergency/trauma, City University, St Bartholomew’s School of Nursing and Midwifery, London

Emergency nurses need to be able to assess and manage trauma patients wherever they work and regardless of the number of staff working with them. This article describes systematic nursing assessment of patients who have sustained traumatic injuries.

Nursing Standard. 18, 41, 45-51. doi: 10.7748/ns2004.


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