Ch 26: Pelvic Injuries

About This Chapter

If you need to improve your understanding of pelvic injuries for professional training or skill development reasons, this chapter is for you. The chapter includes simple lessons and self-assessments that can help you boost your knowledge of basic pelvic injury treatments.

Pelvic Injuries - Chapter Summary

Study this chapter at your own pace to improve your understanding of pelvic injuries. Our expert instructors can show you the causes, symptoms, side effects and treatment options for pelvic injuries and fractures. You'll also examine the tile classification of pelvic injuries.

Each lesson comes with a short quiz to help you reinforce your understanding of pelvic injury terms and treatment methods. You can submit questions to our instructors if you need any clarification on the lesson topics. The chapter is also accessible on any Internet-connected device, which helps you study at home, at work or wherever you happen to be.

How It Helps

Healthcare professionals, such as critical care nurses, must have a thorough understanding of pelvic injury diagnosis and treatment. If you need to develop your pelvic injury knowledge and skills, you can access these lessons at any time that's convenient. The chapter can be used for both training and continuing education purposes.

Skills Covered

By the end of this chapter, you'll be able to:

  • Understand the pelvic injury tile classification
  • Evaluate pelvic injury symptoms and side effects
  • List pelvic injury treatments and rehabilitation options
  • Recognize different types of pelvic fractures
  • Identify the causes and symptoms of pelvic fractures
  • Assess pelvic fracture complications, treatments and recovery periods

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