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/ns2004.06.18.41.45.c3635
Published in print: 23 June 2004Peer review
This article has been subject to double blind peer review