Assistance of Nurse in Emergency Trauma Victims: Integrative Review
INTRODUCTION: The nurse is considered active participant along with the team taking responsibility for assistance in caring for victims in emergency situations. One of its tasks is to define protocols for specific calls for each emergency situation anticipating the needs of victims. The trauma care is part of the daily routine of the emergency services of hospitals throughout Brazil.
OBJECTIVE: To analyze the role of the nurse in the emergency room and the importance of care in trauma victims.
METHODOLOGY: This is a research of literature review, through which it was carried out a scientific production survey related to nursing actions in care for victims of trauma, in the database SCIELO, LILACS and MEDLINE referring to the period of 2004 to 2014, using the descriptors: nursing care; nursing assistance; trauma.
RESULTS: the productions studied possible to identify considerations and presentations of results about the vocational training, the nurse assignments and the difficulties faced, needing to have agility, knowledge and special care.
CONCLUSION: the participation of the nurse is referred to as being of great relevance to the developed treatment and academic training, and is composed of key competences and skills to act in the face of situations of emergency.
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