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Trauma care evaluation: Emergency department and intensive care unit

William Sacco

Trauma care evaluation: Emergency department and intensive care unit

implementing the evaluation program

by William Sacco

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Published by University Park Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Critical care medicine,
  • Evaluation,
  • Intensive care units,
  • Wounds and injuries

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11521118M
    ISBN 100839120184
    ISBN 109780839120186
    OCLC/WorldCa12877948

    An intensive care unit (ICU), also known as an intensive therapy unit or intensive treatment unit (ITU) or critical care unit (CCU), is a special department of a hospital or health care facility that provides intensive treatment medicine.. Intensive care units cater to patients with severe or life-threatening illnesses and injuries, which require constant care, close supervision from life. A trauma center (or trauma centre) is a hospital equipped and staffed to provide care for patients suffering from major traumatic injuries such as falls, motor vehicle collisions, or gunshot wounds.A trauma center may also refer to an emergency department (also known as a "casualty department" or "accident and emergency") without the presence of specialized services to care for victims of.

    Title:Point of Care Cardiac Ultrasound Applications in the Emergency Department and Intensive Care Unit - A Review VOLUME: 8 ISSUE: 2 Author(s):Robert T. Arntfield and Scott J. Millington Affiliation:Division of Critical Care, Western University, Commissioners Rd East, London, Ontario, Canada, N6A 5W9. Keywords:Echocardiography, emergency department, ICU, point of care, Cited by: Critical Thinking in the Intensive Care Unit © HCPro, Inc. xi Back to basics After being an intensive care unit (ICU) nurse for quite a while, you get to know how other ICU nurses think. Your first thought may just be to flip directly to the tools and forms in this book— but don’t go there yet.

    Pediatric Emergency Trauma Care: Current Topics And Controversies, Volume I (Trauma CME) About This Resource. Pediatric Emergency Trauma Care: Current Topics and Controversies includes evidence-based guidelines and best practices on pediatric trauma topics, including. Blunt Chest Trauma. Patient Care Services, Shock-Trauma Intensive Care Unit. Departmental Purpose: The STU is a part of the Level I Trauma Center, designated by the Department of Human Resources of the State of Georgia. The STU is a twelve-bed (bed) intensive care unit that provides adolescent, adult and geriatric surgical, patient care.


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