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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: 13/07/2017

Key Resources

Benchmarks for children’s orthopaedic nursing care. RCN guidance Royal College of Nursing (2013) Benchmarks for children’s orthopaedic nursing care. RCN guidance, London: RCN.
Competences: a competence framework for orthopaedic and trauma practitioners Royal College of Nursing (2013) Competences: a competence framework for orthopaedic and trauma practitioners, London: RCN.
The peripheral neurovascular observations for acute limb compartment syndrome: RCN consensus guidance Royal College of Nursing and British Orthopaedic Association (2014) The peripheral neurovascular observations for acute limb compartment syndrome: RCN consensus guidance, London: RCN.
Traction: principles and application. RCN guidance Royal College of Nursing (2015) Traction: principles and application. RCN guidance, 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 (2014) Orthopaedic and trauma nursing: an evidence-based approach to musculoskeletal care, Chichester: John Wiley & Sons.
Dawson-Bowling S (2015) Orthopaedic trauma: the Stanmore and Royal London guide, Boca Raton: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group. Dawson-Bowling S (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 (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 (2011) Oxford handbook of orthopaedic and trauma nursing, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
MacKenzie C (2014) Perioperative care of the orthopedic patient, New York: Springer. MacKenzie C (2014) Perioperative care of the orthopedic patient, New York: Springer.
Namdari S (2015) Orthopedic secrets, Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders. Namdari S (2015) Orthopedic secrets, Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders.
Staheli L (2016) Fundamentals of pediatric orthopedics (5th edition), Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer. Staheli L (2016) Fundamentals of pediatric orthopedics (5th edition), Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer.
Staheli L (2007) Pediatric orthopaedic secrets, Philadelphia: Mosby.                        Staheli L (2007) Pediatric orthopaedic secrets, Philadelphia: Mosby.
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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Journals

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