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Air Medical Journal is published bi-monthly and focuses on research and scientific reports, industry news, how-to articles, health care reform, reimbursement, safety and operations. www.airmedicaljournal.com

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ASTNA Patient Transport, 4th Edition - Principles and Practice

By Renee S. Holleran, RN, PhD, CEN, CCRN, CFRN, CTRN, FAEN

Approx. 784 pages
Trim size 7 1/2 X 9 1/4 in
Copyright 2010

The official publication of the Air & Surface Transport Nurses Association, this comprehensive and timely text is the standard reference for flight nurses and other health professionals involved in medical transportation.

Whether you’re caring for patients on the ground or in the air, this trusted, one-of-a-kind resource is an essential tool for your success in transport nursing. The 4th edition has been extensively revised to keep you up to date with the latest technological advances and help you meet the ever-changing needs of this critical nursing field. Comprehensive overviews familiarize you with the most common diseases and injuries encountered in practice, accompanied by important management considerations to help you ensure the most effective communication and the safest patient care in all transport settings

NEW TO THIS EDITION

  • 3 new chapters highlight emerging trends in transport care: The Use of Technology During Transport, including ventricular assist devices, a chapter devoted to Mechanical Ventilation, and Military Transport with EnRoute care.
  • Updated content throughout provides a balance of ground and air coverage and reflects the recently published Flight and Ground Transport Nursing Core Curriculum to help you prepare for the CTRN or CFRN examination. Expanded disaster management coverage addresses front-line response to major disasters.
  • Expanded disaster management coverage addresses important concerns for improving front-line response to major disasters.
  • Additional pathophysiology content helps you better understand the effects of diseases and injuries on the body’s normal physiologic processes.
  • Clear instructions for reading radiographs and CT scans simplify the use of these diagnostic tools and help you improve related outcomes.
  • Information based on the latest updates from the Federal Aviation Association and the National Transportation Safety Board alerts you to important safety regulations.

Obesity considerations included in the Patient Assessment and Preparation for Transport chapter outline special challenges and possible solutions for the care of obese patients.

 

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**CFRN/CTRN Study Guide

 

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