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Amputation (0)
Nursing aspects of amputations and prosthetics
OCOSH Code: ON_T_AMP
Anatomy Physiology Pathology (0)
Basic science topics as they relate to orthopaedic nursing
OCOSH Code: ON_T_APP
Back Pain and Spinal Surgery (2)
Nursing aspects of the management of Back Pain and spinal surgery patients
OCOSH Code: ON_T_SS
Braces (0)
Nursing Care of patients in braces
OCOSH Code: ON_T_B
Cast Care in Adults (9)
Nursing aspects of cast care in aduults
OCOSH Code: ON_T_ACC
Cast Care in Children (3)
Nursing Aspects of cast care in paediatiric patients
OCOSH Code: ON_T_PCC
Complications (25)
Nursing Care of Orthopaedic Complications
OCOSH Code: ON_T_C
Discharge Planning (1)
Patient Self-care and Hospital Discharge needs/planning
OCOSH Code: ON_T_DP
Falls Prevention (5)
Nursing aspects of falls prevention
OCOSH Code: ON_T_FP
Infection Control (4)
Infection Control and Wound Management
OCOSH Code: ON_T_IC
Investigations (0)
Investigations of the Orthopaedic Patient - Nursing aspects
OCOSH Code: ON_T_INV
Medications (1)
Nursing Information about Medications commonly used in Orthopaedics
OCOSH Code: ON_T_MED
Musculoskeletal Conditions (6)
Orthopaedic and Musculoskeletal conditions as they relate to nursing care
OCOSH Code: ON_T_MC
Nursing Procedures (4)
Orthopaedic Nursing Procedures
OCOSH Code: ON_T_NP
Oncology (2)
Nursing Aspects of Orthopaedic Oncology - the orthopaedic treatment of musculoskeletal tumours, benign and malignant
OCOSH Code: ON_T_ONC
Osteoporosis (3)
Nursing aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of osterporosis
OCOSH Code: ON_T_OP
Paediatric Orthopaedics (8)
The nursing care of children with orthopaedic conditions
OCOSH Code: ON_T_PO
Pain Management (9)
Resources for Orthopaedic Nurses concerning Pain Management
OCOSH Code: ON_T_PM
Pin Site Care (5)
Nursing information on pin site care
OCOSH Code: ON_T_PS
Problems of Immobility (0)
Nursing problems caused or increased by the patient's immobility
OCOSH Code: ON_T_IMM
Rehabilitation (0)
Nursing aspects of the rehabilitation of orthopaedic patients
OCOSH Code: ON_T_R
Surgical Procedures (5)
Descriptions of orthopaedic surgical procedures from the nursing point of view
OCOSH Code: ON_T_SP
Traction (3)
Resources relating to the nursing care of patients in traction
OCOSH Code: ON_T_TR
Trauma (11)
Nursing considerations of orthopaedic trauma patients
OCOSH Code: ON_T_TR

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Nurse Practitioners and the Primary Care Shortage

Location: http://onlinenursing.regiscollege.edu/resources/mha/infographics/nurse-practitioners-and-the-primary ...

Recent studies have indicated that there has been a steady decrease of primary care physicians across the United States. In fact, many primary care physicians have ceased operations or retired due to the aging population. Similarly, many doctors have stopped practicing due to higher numbers of uninsured Americans across the...
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Patient Information Booklets

Location: http://www.amon-nurse.com/index.php?option=com_docman&task=cat_view&gid=14&Itemid=40

Separate documents cover topics such as joint replacement, joint replacement, scoliosis, prevention of falls, pin site care. Prepared by AMON, Association of Maltese Orthopaedic Nurses, in English and Maltese.
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Preoperative Patient Care in the Ambulatory Surgery Setting

Location: http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0FSL/is_4_81/ai_n13648924/pg_1

AORN Guidance Statement: AORN Journal April 2005 Perioperative nurses have limited contact with patients before surgery, which may lead to an increased risk for adverse patient outcomes. Ambulatory surgery centers must have consistent approaches to preoperative patient care to ensure patient safety. This guidance statement is intended to promote patient safety...
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Search strategy for nursing topics

Location: http://www.google.ca/search?hl=en&q=%28%22nursing+care%22+OR+%22nursing+procedure%22+OR+%22nursing+p ...

This Google search is for the string ("nursing care" OR "nursing procedure" OR "nursing protocol") and returns over 1 million sites. If you add a condition to it eg arthroplasty ("nursing care" OR "nursing procedure" OR "nursing protocol") you get a much smaller and more specific search result with a...
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SIGN Orthopaedic Guidelines

Location: http://www.sign.ac.uk/guidelines/published/index.html#Orthopaedics

Guidelines proposed by the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network on care and management of specific orthopaedic topics.
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