Walking wounded: if they can still walk, are they really wounded?

@article{Robinson2010WalkingWI,
  title={Walking wounded: if they can still walk, are they really wounded?},
  author={L. Robinson},
  journal={Journal of emergency nursing: JEN : official publication of the Emergency Department Nurses Association},
  year={2010},
  volume={36 5},
  pages={
          510-1
        }
}
  • L. Robinson
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of emergency nursing: JEN : official publication of the Emergency Department Nurses Association
  • One evening when I was working as the initial triage nurse, a 21-year-old ambulatory man presented to triage, stating, “I got stabbed,” and pointed to his left lateral lower rib area. His mother stated, “He just needs a few stitches.” The patient was shirtless and had a normal respiratory rate, work of breathing, gait, and skin color. He was not splinting or wincing when he spoke or moved. The stab wound was covered with a four-inch square gauze secured with roller gauze that was wrapped around… CONTINUE READING