Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Provider Handbook

Author: Karl Disque

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780997795783

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The Save a Life Initiative has just released its newest course: Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). This manual is based on the 2015-2020 Advanced Cardiac Life Support guidelines published by the American Heart Association. The Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Provider Handbook is a comprehensive resource intended for health care professionals currently enrolled in an Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification or Recertification Course. It serves as the primary training material for ACLS Certification and Recertification courses. Although it is primarily intended for use during their courses, the handbook was also created to serve as daily reference material for health care professionals. Information covered in the handbook includes ACLS instruction for adults and children through multiple case scenarios. Case scenarios include, but are not limited to, respiratory arrest, ventricular fibrillation and bradycardia. Specific ACLS Algorithms and more are also included within the handbook. All material included in this handbook is delivered in a manner meant to enhance learning in the most comprehensive and convenient way possible.
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ACLS Provider Manual

Study Guide for Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support

Author: Jane John-nwankwo,Msn Jane John-Nwankwo Rn

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781522854883

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Page: 110

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What you will learn from this book: - Team Resuscitation Concepts - What Actually Happens in Mega Codes - BLS & ACLS Surveys - Acute Coronary Syndrome Management - Stroke Management - Recognition of Basic Dysrhythmias - Plus 160 Review Questions
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Alpin- und Höhenmedizin

Author: Franz Berghold,Hermann Brugger,Martin Burtscher,Wolfgang Domej,Bruno Durrer,Rainald Fischer,Peter Paal,Wolfgang Schaffert,Wolfgang Schobersberger,Günther Sumann

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3709118336

Category: Medical

Page: 485

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Namhafte Alpinexperten aus dem deutschen Sprachraum (Schweiz, Deutschland, Österreich, Südtirol) geben mit diesem Buch einen umfassenden Überblick über die Sport- und Unfallmedizin im Gebirge sowie zur Höhenmedizin. Unter anderem beleuchten sie Themen wie Training, Ernährung, Steigtaktik, Kinder, Schwangere und chronisch Kranke am Berg. Die moderne Rettung aus Bergnot wird ebenso behandelt, wie der Aufstieg in die großen und extremen Hochgebirge bis hin zum Gipfel des Mount Everest. Das Fachbuch wendet sich an Sportmediziner, Notfallmediziner, Ersthelfer und andere Ärzte und Interessierte - die eines gemeinsam haben: die Liebe zur Welt der Berge.
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Neuro-Kardiologie

Herz und Hirn in der klinischen Praxis

Author: Jens Litmathe

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783662576434

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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Das interdisziplinäre Buch wendet sich an alle Neurologen und Kardiologen sowie Allgemein-Internisten, die mit den Berührungspunkten zwischen Kardiologie und Neurologie konfrontiert sind. 30-40% der Schlaganfälle haben eine kardiogene Ursache. Liegt diese zum Beispiel in einem erstmalig entdeckten Vorhofflimmern, stellt sich Frage, was bei dessen Behandlung zu beachten ist. Welche weitere kardiologische Diagnostik benötigt der Patient und welche Antikoagulation? Diese und andere Fragen zu den vielfältigen Schnittpunkten zwischen Kardiologie und Neurologie beantwortet dieses Buch. Es schärft das Verständnis sowohl für kardiologische Aspekte neurologischer Erkrankungen als auch für neurologische Komorbiditäten kardiologischer Syndrome.
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TCRN Certification Review

Author: Brorsen

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 1284116301

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Secrets

Author: A. Omar Abubaker,Din Lam,Kenneth J. Benson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323294308

Category: Face

Page: 537

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Written in the proven Secrets? question-and-answer format, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Secrets, 3rd Edition is an authoritative source for the effective and safe practice of oral and maxillofacial surgery (OMS) - and the ideal preparation tool for clinical rotations, exams, and board certification in OMS. Thoroughly revised and updated with the most current clinical information, this new edition provides dental students, OMS residents, and clinicians with practical tips, answers, and secrets from OMS experts. Best of all, it fits in your lab coat pocket so you can consult it wherever you go! Over 2,300 questions and answers offer valuable pearls, tips, memory aids, and secrets from oral and maxillofacial surgery experts in a concise, easy-to-read format. Popular and trusted Secrets? question-and-answer format helps you better understand the questions you are asked and provides you with perspective for the questions you ask yourself. Edited by two highly respected leaders in oral and maxillofacial surgery (OMS), with chapters written by internationally recognized experts in the field, making this an authoritative resource for the safe and effective practice of OMS. Convenient pocket size means you can consult this book wherever you go and carry it in your lab coat. NEW! 13 all-new chapters bring you the most current clinical information on recent advances in the science and practice of oral and maxillofacial surgery. NEW! Cosmetic Surgery section covers the evaluation of the aging face, forehead/belpharoplasty, facelift/neck, rhinoplasty, and non-invasive cosmetic procedures. NEW! Updated Secrets? two-color design highlights questions, tables, boxes, and bulleted lists so you can find information more easily.
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Decision Making in Anesthesiology

An Algorithmic Approach

Author: Lois L. Bready,Dawn Dillman,Susan Helene Noorily

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323039383

Category: Medical

Page: 638

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Examines vital topics in pre-anesthesia assessment, pre-operative problems, resuscitation, specialty anesthesia, post-operative management, and more. Its unique algorithmic approach helps you find the information you need quickly--and gives you insights into the problem-solving techniques of experienced anesthesiologists.
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AACN Procedure Manual for High Acuity, Progressive, and Critical Care

Author: AACN

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323376630

Category: Medical

Page: 1312

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The AACN Procedure Manual for High Acuity, Progressive, and Critical Care, 7th Edition, authored by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, is the authoritative reference to procedures performed in high acuity, progressive, and critical care settings. It visually guides you through procedures unique to the adult critical care environment, including those performed by advanced practice nurses, in an illustrated, step-by-step format. This edition features 17 new procedures, new illustrations, and updated content throughout, reflecting the latest evidence-based guidelines and national and international protocols. Authored by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, the foremost authority in critical care nursing, the AACN Procedure Manual is the most authoritative reference to procedures performed by nurses in high acuity, progressive, and critical care settings. Comprehensive coverage includes all procedures commonly performed by nurses in high acuity, progressive, and critical care settings, including those performed by advanced practice nurses (indicated by an AP icon). A straightforward step-by-step organization uses consistent headings to make following a procedure (and finding the various supporting elements) quick and easy. Rationales for all interventions in patient and family education, assessment, patient preparation, procedure, and monitoring help you understand the reason for every step. The level of evidence is provided when an evidence base exists to substantiate an intervention, giving insight into the strength of information available. Advanced practice procedures are clearly identified with an AP icon so you can judge whether a procedure is within your scope of practice. Alphabetical Procedure Index inside the front cover provides quick access to the procedures. Written by more than 100 expert critical care nurses and extensively reviewed by more than 100 experts in critical care nursing to ensure the accuracy and currency of each procedure. Bulleted lists, tables, and detailed illustrations throughout ensure that content is easy to reference and digest. NEW! Updated content throughout reflects the latest evidence-based guidelines and national and international protocols. NEW! 17 new procedures reflect major additions to nursing practice in high acuity, progressive, and critical care settings. NEW! Engaging new illustrations of procedures, equipment, and techniques are integrated throughout.
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EACLS

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Course Manual

Author: Stephen J. Rahm,American College of Emergency Physicians

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 9781449641856

Category: Medical

Page: 93

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Rev. ed. of: eACLS study guide. 2nd ed. 2007.
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Nurse Anesthesia E-Book

Author: John J. Nagelhout,Karen Plaus

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323081010

Category: Medical

Page: 1408

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Long respected as the most comprehensive nurse anesthesia resource available, this new edition continues the tradition of bringing together leading experts to create a balanced reference that applies scientific principles to today’s clinical anesthesia practice. Inside you’ll find a solid introduction to the equipment and patient care techniques unique to nurse anesthesia side-by-side with the cutting-edge research and application of evidence necessary to prepare you for tomorrow. Over 700 tables and boxes highlight the most essential information in a quick, easy-to-reference format. An easy-to-use organization with basic principles covered first, followed by individual chapters for each surgical specialty, ensures you have the information you need to build your knowledge. Over 650 figures of anatomy, nurse anesthesia procedures, and equipment enhance your understanding of complex information. Expert CRNA authors provide the most up-to-date and relevant clinical information you’ll use in daily practice. The latest pharmacology information on pharmacokinetics, drug delivery systems, opiate antagonists, and key induction drugs to keep you up-to-date. Thoroughly updated references make finding the latest and most important research in the field quick and simple. New chapters address legal issues, neonatal anesthesia, anesthesia education, clinical monitoring, regional anesthesia, unexpected complications, and more. Expanded coverage of chemistry and physics as well as immunology makes these difficult fundamental topics easier to understand and apply to everyday practice. Over 100 new images enhance your understanding of difficult anesthesia concepts.
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Einstellungen und Verhalten in der empirischen Sozialforschung

Analytische Konzepte, Anwendungen und Analyseverfahren

Author: Jochen Mayerl,Thomas Krause,Andreas Wahl,Marius Wuketich

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3658163488

Category: Social Science

Page: 470

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Aus verschiedenen Perspektiven wird in dieser Festschrift zu Ehren von Prof. Dr. Dieter Urban das thematische Feld der Einstellung-Verhaltens-Forschung beleuchtet. Dies umfasst sowohl neuere theoretisch-analytische Zugänge als auch aktuelle methodisch-statistische Entwicklungen sowie methodologische Überlegungen zur Analyse von Einstellungen und sozialem Verhalten in der empirischen Sozialforschung. Der Band unterteilt sich in die Bereiche Theorie, Methodik, Analysestrategien und Längsschnittanalysen in unterschiedlichen inhaltlichen Anwendungsfeldern und deckt damit eine große Bandbreite der sozialwissenschaftlichen Einstellungs-Verhaltens-Forschung ab. Der Inhalt Perspektiven zur empirisch-analytischen Soziologie • Theorien und Konzeptionen der Einstellungs- und Verhaltensforschung • Einstellungen und Verhalten in der Forschungspraxis: Erhebungsmethoden und Analyseverfahren • Längsschnittliche Analyseverfahren der Einstellungs- und Verhaltensforschung Die Herausgeber Dr. Jochen Mayerl ist Juniorprofessor am Fachbereich Sozialwissenschaften der TU Kaiserslautern. Thomas Krause und Andreas Wahl sind Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiter am Institut für Sozialwissenschaften der Universität Stuttgart. Marius Wuketich ist Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter an der Forschungsstelle Glücksspiel an der Universität Hohenheim.
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Oral and Maxillofacial Trauma - E-Book

Author: Raymond J. Fonseca,H. Dexter Barber,Michael P. Powers,David E. Frost

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323242030

Category: Medical

Page: 912

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Describing the diagnosis and management of maxillofacial and associated traumatic injuries step by step, Oral and Maxillofacial Trauma, 4th Edition takes you beyond the surgical management of head and neck trauma to cover the general management of traumatic injuries, systemic evaluation of the trauma patient, and special considerations associated with maxillofacial trauma patient care. New to this edition are over 700 full-color illustrations showing details of traumatic injuries and their treatment. Edited by head and neck trauma expert Dr. Raymond J. Fonseca, along with over 80 highly respected contributors, this comprehensive reference provides all of the information you need to offer the best care possible to maxillofacial trauma patients. One-of-a-kind, comprehensive chapters cover current research literature with topics including advances in maxillofacial trauma surgery, nonpenetrating chest trauma, metabolic response to trauma, maxillofacial prosthetics, and the societal impact of maxillofacial trauma. Coverage of emerging topics includes firearm injuries, neurologic injuries (the leading cause of death from trauma), wound healing, airway management, shock, and nasal fractures, so you can work confidently with team members from other disciplines such as neurologists, anesthesiologists, and orthopedists. Over 80 expert contributors represent the specialties of oral and maxillofacial surgery, anesthesiology, and otolaryngology. UPDATED content reflects current thinking and the latest techniques in the management of traumatic injuries. NEW full-color illustrations and design highlight clinical areas and show details of injuries and their treatment. NEW! Streamlined, single-volume format makes information easier to access and the book easier to carry.
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Critical Care Intravenous Infusion Drug Handbook - E-Book

Author: Gary J. Algozzine,Deborah J. Lilly,Robert Algozzine

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323086055

Category: Medical

Page: 360

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Compact and easy to use, this handy reference focuses on the information you need to administer intravenous medications in critical care and emergency environments. Essential coverage of 48 of the most common and complex IV drugs, including drip rate calculation charts, drug calculation formulae, and much more help you safely and efficiently administer IV drugs. Fully updated coverage includes the newest IV treatments with magnesium, conivaptan, potassium, and nicardipine, helping you provide the most effective care possible. Current drug dosing charts for 48 of the most common, and most difficult to administer, intravenous infusion critical care drugs ensure that the information you need is readily available. Quick reference drug compatibility charts provide instant access to this crucial information. Drip Rates and Dosing information are arranged in tabular manner for each drug referenced in the text, allowing you to quickly prepare drugs in critical situations. A Drug Calculation Formulae section includes a list of the formulae most useful in determining IV drug concentration, doses, and infusion rates, helping you to eliminate memorization errors when calculating these important parameters. Calculation factors based on patient weight enable you to quickly change a patient’s infusion dose and titrate the drug to reduce the chance of medication errors. Nursing Considerations in each drug monograph offer practical information on administration and monitoring. Trade and generic drug name indexes help you find information quickly no matter what name is used. A handy reference to ACLS guidelines allows you to quickly see how infusion therapy fits into the ACLS protocol.
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Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office - E-Book

Author: Stanley F. Malamed

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323075940

Category: Medical

Page: 568

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This full-color text prepares dental professionals to promptly and proactively recognize and manage medical emergencies that may occur in the dental office. It details how to anticipate potential emergencies and what resources must be on hand to deal effectively with these situations. The book is arranged in eight sections concentrating on topics such as prevention of emergencies through patient evaluation (medical history) and specific types of more common emergencies that practitioners may encounter. Algorithms located in the appendices provide step-by-step diagrams showing the decision-making process in each of several common emergency situations. PABCD boxes throughout text remind the reader of American Heart Association guidelines on Positioning, Airway, Breathing, Circulation, and Definitive management and explain the relevance of these guidelines to the topic being discussed. Chapters are organized into sections based upon types of common emergency situations. Chapter on Preparation includes an updated emergency drug and equipment kit to reflect materials that are safe and currently available on the market. Full-color drawings and updated photographs add realism to situations and equipment. Information on AEDs (Automated Electronic Defibrillators) explains why these should be mandatory in every dental practice and describes how to use these devices properly. A Pediatric Considerations chapter covers pediatric CPR and guidelines for basic life support. A Medicolegal Considerations chapter discusses topics such as theories of liability, definitions of emergencies and standards, and limitations and requirements of the doctor-patient relationship. An Evolve® website contains the Instructor's Resource Manual, an electronic image collection, and an ExamView® test bank.
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Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider Manual

Author: Chan

Publisher: Current Clinical Strategies Publishing

ISBN: 9781934323335

Category: Medical

Page: 133

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Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider Manual provides the most recent AHA Guidelines needed by paramedics, EMTs, nurses, medical students, and physicians. This student manual for the classroom- based PALS course is an essential resource for training physicians, nurses, and emergency medical care providers in PALS. PALS Provider manual is based on the 2010-2014 American Heart Association Guidelines for CPR and emergency cardiac care.
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