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Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing

Orthopaedic nursing focuses on the prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders and associated traumatic conditions. Use this guide to find information resources related to orthopaedic and trauma nursing including books, reports and journal articles.

Last updated: 17/11/2020

Key Resources

Royal College of Nursing (2019) Competences: a competence framework for orthopaedic and trauma practitioners, London: RCN. Royal College of Nursing (2019) Competences: a competence framework for orthopaedic and trauma practitioners, London: RCN.
We would like to thank the RCN Orthopaedics and Trauma Nursing member community for their input into the development of this subject guide.

Books

Bradley D (2014) Managing minor musculoskeletal injuries and conditions, Chichester: John Wiley & Sons. Bradley D (2014) Managing minor musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons.
Clark S and Santy Tomlinson J (2014) Orthopaedic and trauma nursing: an evidence-based approach to musculoskeletal care, Chichester: John Wiley & Sons. Clark S and Santy Tomlinson J (eds.) (2014) Orthopaedic and trauma nursing: an evidence-based approach to musculoskeletal care. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons.
Daniels J M (ed.) (2015) Common musculoskeletal problems: a handbook. 2nd edn. Cham: Springer. Daniels J M (ed.) (2015) Common musculoskeletal problems: a handbook. 2nd edn. Cham: Springer.
Dawson-Bowling S, Achan P, Briggs T and Ramachandran M (eds) (2015) Orthopaedic trauma: the Stanmore and Royal London guide. Boca Raton: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group. Dawson-Bowling S, Achan P, Briggs T and Ramachandran M (eds.) (2015) Orthopaedic trauma: the Stanmore and Royal London guide. Boca Raton: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.
Gross J (2015) Musculoskeletal examination, Chichester: John Wiley & Sons. Gross J, Fetto J and Rosen E (2015) Musculoskeletal examination. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons.
Hak D (2013) Rapid reference review in orthopaedic trauma: pivotal papers revealed, Thorofare: Slack Hak D (2013) Rapid reference review in orthopaedic trauma: pivotal papers revealed. Thorofare: Slack.
Jester R (2011) Oxford handbook of orthopaedic and trauma nursing, Oxford: Oxford University Press Jester R, Santy J and Rogers J (eds.) (2011) Oxford handbook of orthopaedic and trauma nursing. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Blue cover with white text saying: The orthopedic consult survival guide' with a red border on the left and a red geometric pattern above the text. Hodax J, Eltorai A and Daniels A (eds.) (2017) The orthopedic consult survival guide. Cham: Springer Verlag.
MacKenzie C (2014) Perioperative care of the orthopedic patient, New York: Springer. MacKenzie C, Cornell C and Memtsoudis S (eds.) (2014) Perioperative care of the orthopedic patient. New York: Springer.
Makhni M, Makhni E, Swart E and Day C (eds.) (2017) Orthopedic emergencies. Cham: Springer Verlag. Makhni M, Makhni E, Swart E and Day C (eds.) (2017) Orthopedic emergencies. Cham: Springer Verlag.
McQuillan K A and Makic M B F (eds.) (2020) Trauma nursing: from resuscitation through rehabilitation. 5th edn. Missouri: Elsevier. McQuillan K A and Makic M B F (eds.) (2020) Trauma nursing: from resuscitation through rehabilitation. 5th edn. Missouri: Elsevier.
Myrick - Orthopedic and sports medicine case studies for advanced practice nurses, New York: Springer. Myrick K (ed.) (2017) Orthopedic and sports medicine case studies for advanced practice nurses. New York: Springer.
Namdari S (2015) Orthopedic secrets, Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders. Namdari S, Pill S and Mehta S (eds.) (2015) Orthopedic secrets. 4th edn. Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders.
Oliver S M (2020) Oxford handbook of musculoskeletal nursing. 2nd edn. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Oliver S M (2020) Oxford handbook of musculoskeletal nursing. 2nd edn. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Price J (editor) Essentials of nursing children and young people, London: Sage. Price J and McAlinden O (eds.) (2018) Essentials of nursing children and young people. London: Sage.
Staheli L (2016) Fundamentals of pediatric orthopedics (5th edition), Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer. Staheli L (2016) Fundamentals of pediatric orthopedics. 5th edn. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer.
Wilmot H (2015) Trauma and orthopaedics at a glance, Chichester: Wiley Blackwell. Wilmot H (2015) Trauma and orthopaedics at a glance. Chichester: Wiley Blackwell.

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