A Textbook of Perioperative Care

Author: Kate Woodhead,Paul Wicker

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 044307285X

Category: Medical

Page: 401

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Woodhead and Wicker's new text will be the foremost reference source for all perioperative practitioners. The content mirrors the dynamics of modern perioperative practice by focusing on surgical interventions in all the environments in which it is currently practised, including A&E departments, general practice clinics, intensive care units, and at the site of serious accidents. Theatre practice is becoming increasingly specialist; this book does not attempt to to reflect the needs of all specialties, but instead concentrates on the principles of practice, applicable to any setting and any specialty. It has a very practical focus - it aims to be the book that nurses and ODPs reach for in order to answer their practical questions - but is not be procedure-driven. Instead, it sets out the principles of perioperative practice, from which practitioners will be able to develop their own practice techniques. Reflects principles of practice, applicable to any perioperative environment Strong practical focus Edited by two of the biggest 'names' in the international perioperative nursing sphere, with contributions from other well-known and authoritative sources Excellent opportunities to develop links with the National Association of Theatre Nurses and the European Operating Room Association The team of contributors are experienced practitioners working directly with perioperative patients or in perioperative education An original model for ethical practice is proposed: the Reid model is the first such ethical model to be proposed for the perioperative environment Includes one of the only chapters in any perioperative book which specifically focuses on the care of the elderly. The research chapter encourages the use of evidence based practice and the development of perioperative research The unique chapter on care of the mentally ill will support practitioners who are not qualified in psychiatry to care for mentally ill patients. This is an area where there is a great information deficit Key points listed for each chapter Sections have been completely revised from previous edition - key subject areas now stand-alone chapters rather than sections within much larger chapters - creates ease of access for user Change of editorship Recognises the diversity of perioperative environments much more explicitly than previous edition
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Fundamentals of Operating Department Practice

Author: Ann Davey,Colin S. Ince

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781900151184

Category: Medical

Page: 341

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Fundamentals of Operating Department Practice seeks to embrace the knowledge needed for the generic theatre worker, be they nurse or anaesthetic assistant, as envisaged in the Bevan Report. It clarifies the underlying principles needed for an understanding of anaesthetic and surgical practice. It both defines the level of knowledge required for the ODP Level III qualification and covers the practical aspects of operating department practice, wherever relevant. The book also serves as a comprehensive reference to the principles and practice of modern operating department practice and is essential reading for anyone involved in care of the patient in the operating department environment, both in training and in practice.
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Manual of Perioperative Care

An Essential Guide

Author: Kate Woodhead,Lesley Fudge

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118302354

Category: Medical

Page: 344

View: 3198

Manual of Perioperative Care is a comprehensive manual of principles of care designed to support the clinical practice of perioperative practitioners, whether they are nurses or operating department practitioners. This book meets the needs of those studying perioperative practice as well as those who would like an up-to-date comprehensive reference on their bookshelf. It covers the fundamentals of perioperative practice, placing them within the wider context of modern surgical care. With a practical, accessible focus, aided by full colour illustrations, this book follows the journey that the patient makes through their surgical care, with sections on: The foundation for safe and effective perioperative care Infection prevention and control Patient safety and managing risks Different patient care groups Approaches to surgery This book is essential reading for all students on perioperative courses, as well as newly qualified perioperative nurses and operating department practitioners.
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The Perioperative Medicine Consult Handbook

Author: Molly Blackley Jackson,Somnath Mookherjee,Nason P. Hamlin

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319093665

Category: Medical

Page: 318

View: 5075

Patients with a range of medical conditions undergo surgeries of varying levels of risk, and the evolving field of consult medicine aims to address their needs, whether pre- or post-surgery. This new edition of The Perioperative Medicine Consult Handbook provides useful information, advice, and guidelines based on a combination of clinical experience and evidence-based medicine. It covers topics in many major clinical areas (anesthesiology, cardiology, pulmonology, gastroenterology, rheumatology, endocrinology, and many others) and puts critical surgery information at a consult physician's fingertips. New to this edition are chapters on thyroid disease, restrictive lung disease, sickle cell disease, inflammatory bowel disease, nutrition, and perioperative care of elderly patients. The entire volume has been streamlined for a more precise presentation of essential perioperative management guidelines. Originally created by the Medicine Consult Service team at the University of Washington Medical Center, and now fully updated into a comprehensive second edition, this quick reference is sure to be indispensable for residents and consult physicians alike.
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Fundamentals of Nursing

Active Learning for Collaborative Practice

Author: Barbara L Yoost,Lynne R Crawford

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323296890

Category: Medical

Page: 1216

View: 2047

There’s a new fundamentals text in town. One that centers on simple language, active learning, and a fresh new way to help you truly understand, apply, and retain important nursing information and concepts. Introducing the brand new Fundamentals of Nursing text from Yoost and Crawford. Written in a warm and conversational style, this innovative text starts by guiding you towards a basic understanding of the nursing profession and then logically progresses through the nursing process and into the safe and systematic methods of applying care. Each chapter features realistic case studies and critical thinking exercises woven throughout the content to help you continually apply what you’ve learned to actual patient care. Conceptual care maps further your ability to make clinical judgments and synthesize knowledge as you develop plans of care after analyzing and clustering related patient assessment data. All of this paired with a wealth of student-friendly learning features and clinically-focused content offers up a fundamentally different — and quite effective — way for you to easily master the fundamentals of nursing. UNIQUE! Active learning approach centers on case studies and critical thinking exercises that are woven throughout each chapter to ensure readers are able to apply chapter content to broader nursing concepts and realistic patient scenarios. UNIQUE! Simple to complex progression of information starts by guiding readers towards a basic understanding of the nursing profession and then logically progressing through the nursing process and into the safe and systematic methods of applying care. UNIQUE! Warm, conversational style devoid of repetitive discussions and unnecessary information slows down the pace of information to give readers time to critically think and master all fundamental concepts and skills. UNIQUE! Conceptual care maps require readers to develop a plan of care after analyzing and clustering related patient assessment data. This unique learning tool assists readers in recognizing the importance of each type of assessment data and furthers your ability to make clinical judgments and synthesize knowledge about the whole patient. Learning objectives carried throughout the chapter features the objective being showcased at the start of the chapter, tied to headings throughout the chapter, and once again reinforced at the close of the chapter. Nursing Skills sections provide information on the purpose, procedures, evidence-based practice, special circumstances, and more for a variety of important nursing skills — all supported by rationales, photos, and illustrations. Nursing Care Guidelines highlight information (including background, procedural concerns, documentation concerns, and evidence-based practice) and resources to reduce risk and ensure safety for the patient and nurse. Diverse mix of clinically focused boxes are incorporated throughout each chapter.
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Perioperative Nursing - EBook-epub

An Introduction

Author: Lois Hamlin,Menna Davies,Marilyn Richardson-Tench,Sally Sutherland-Fraser

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729585506

Category: Medical

Page: 384

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Perioperative Nursing 2e has been written by local leaders in perioperative nursing and continues to deliver a contemporary, practical text for Australian and New Zealand perioperative nurses. Appropriate for nursing students and graduates entering the perioperative environment, Perioperative Nursing, 2e offers a sound foundational knowledge base to underpin a perioperative nursing career. This unique text will also be of value to those undertaking postgraduate perioperative studies, as well as to more experienced perioperative nurses seeking to refresh their knowledge or expand their nursing practice. This essential title examines the roles and responsibilities of nurses working within a perioperative environment, providing an overview of key concepts in perioperative care. The scope of this book addresses anaesthetic, intraoperative and postanaesthetic recovery care, as well as day surgery and evolving perioperative practices and environments. Research boxes where appropriate Feature boxes on special populations, such as paediatric, geriatric and bariatric patients Emphasis is placed on the concept of the patient journey, working within interprofessional teams, communication, teamwork, patient and staff safety, risk management strategies and medico-legal considerations. Now endorsed by ACORN Aligns with the 2016 ACORN and PNC NZNO Standards Reflects the latest national and international standards, including the NSQHS Standards, the new NMBA Standards for Practice for Registered and Enrolled Nurses and the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist Includes two new chapters: The perioperative team and interdisciplinary collaboration and Perioperative patient safety Supporting online resources are available on evolve.
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Alexander's Surgical Procedures - E-Book

Author: Jane C. Rothrock,Sherri Alexander

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323292704

Category: Medical

Page: 944

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Developed specifically for surgical technologists, Alexander's Surgical Procedures provides proven, step-by-step coverage of essential surgical procedures from one of the most trusted sources in surgical technology. Building on the renowned content of Alexander's Care of the Surgical Patient, 14th Edition, respected authorities Jane Rothrock and Sherri Alexander (AST president 2007 - 2011) guide you through the pre-op set up, procedure pathology/steps, and post-op considerations for all required procedures. This approachable, easy-to-use resource complements the fundamental coverage in your other surgical technology textbooks, and detailed procedure videos on a companion Evolve website help you ensure success from the classroom to the OR. Content adapted from Alexander's Care of the Surgical Patient, 14th Edition provides comprehensive procedural coverage optimized for your specific needs as a surgical technologist. Surgical Technologist Considerations boxes detail practical strategies for applying chapter content to specialty procedures. Complete pre-op set up, draping, and other instructions for each procedure equip you to confidently perform all of the duties of surgical technologist in the OR setting. Chapter Outlines, Learning Objectives, and Chapter Summaries help you study chapter content more effectively. Review questions in the text and case studies on Evolve reinforce key concepts and encourage critical thinking. OR Live links on Evolve direct you to step-by-step procedure videos for commonly performed procedures. More than 700 full-color illustrations clarify surgical anatomy, instrumentation, procedures, and methods. Surgical Pharmacology tables provide quick, convenient access to generic/trade names, purpose/description, and pharmacokinetics for drugs most commonly associated with each specific surgical procedure. Cutting-edge content reflects the latest interventions and patient care techniques in surgical practice. Geriatric Consideration boxes help you manage surgical challenges unique to geriatric patients. Patient Safety boxes alert you to recent Joint Commission safety initiatives to ensure safe performance of key tasks. History boxes present chapter content in a broader context to enhance your understanding and retention. Ambulatory Surgical Considerations boxes highlight important changes to patient care within appropriate procedures. Risk Reduction Strategies boxes provide specific steps you can take to improve patient safety.
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Transitions Theory

Middle Range and Situation Specific Theories in Nursing Research and Practice

Author: Afaf I. Meleis, PhD, DrPS (hon), FAAN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826105356

Category: Medical

Page: 664

View: 9218

"It is very exciting to see all of these studies compiled in one book. It can be read sequentially or just for certain transitions. It also can be used as a template for compilation of other concepts central to nursing and can serve as a resource for further studies in transitions. It is an excellent addition to the nursing literature." Score: 95, 4 Stars. --Doody's "Understanding and recognizing transitions are at the heart of health care reform and this current edition, with its numerous clinical examples and descriptions of nursing interventions, provides important lessons that can and should be incorporated into health policy. It is a brilliant book and an important contribution to nursing theory." Kathleen Dracup, RN, DNSc Dean and Professor, School of Nursing University of California San Francisco Afaf Meleis, the dean of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, presents for the first time in a single volume her original "transitions theory" that integrates middle-range theory to assist nurses in facilitating positive transitions for patients, families, and communities. Nurses are consistently relied on to coach and support patients going through major life transitions, such as illness, recovery, pregnancy, old age, and many more. A collection of over 50 articles published from 1975 through 2007 and five newly commissioned articles, Transitions Theory covers developmental, situational, health and illness, organizational, and therapeutic transitions. Each section includes an introduction written by Dr. Meleis in which she offers her historical and practical perspective on transitions. Many of the articles consider the transitional experiences of ethnically diverse patients, women, the elderly, and other minority populations. Key Topics Discussed: Situational transitions, including discharge and relocation transitions (hospital to home, stroke recovery) and immigration transitions (psychological adaptation and impact of migration on family health) Educational transitions, including professional transitions (from RN to BSN and student to professional) Health and illness transitions, including self-care post heart failure, living with chronic illness, living with early dementia, and accepting palliative care Organization transitions, including role transitions from acute care to collaborative practice, and hospital to community practice Nursing therapeutics models of transition, including role supplementation models and debriefing models
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Small Animal Surgery Secrets

Author: Joseph Harari

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1560535792

Category: MEDICAL

Page: 431

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Focused and concise, yet comprehensive in scope, this text provides essential, practical information for solving surgical problems commonly encountered on rounds, in clinical situations, and in surgery. In more than 100 chapters, the expert contributors propose key questions and provide answers to solve these situations that confront practicing small animal veterinarians every day. The text begins with general concepts of surgery, including anesthesia, minimally invasive surgery, and wound management, followed by sections devoted to soft tissue, orthopedic, neurologic, oncologic, and oral surgery written by a diverse group of expert contributors from academic, private, and industrial practice. Concise answers with valuable pearls, tips, memory aids, and "secrets" 105 succinct chapters in surgery by nationally recognized experts Bulleted lists and tables for quick review Thorough, highly detailed index
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Neurocritical Care Management of the Neurosurgical Patient

Author: Monisha Kumar,Joshua Levine,James Schuster,W. Andrew Kofke

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323322220

Category: Medical

Page: 500

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Kumar and colleagues’ Neurocritical Care Management of the Neurosurgical Patient provides the reader with thorough coverage of neuroanatomical structures, operative surgical approaches, anesthetic considerations, as well as the full range of known complications relating to elective and non-elective neurosurgical procedures. Drawing upon the expertise of an interdisciplinary team of physicians from neurosurgery, neurology, anesthesiology, critical care, and nursing backgrounds, the text covers all aspects intensivists need to be aware of in order to provide optimal patient care. Over 100 world-renowned authors from multispecialty backgrounds (neurosurgeons, neuro-interventionalists, and neurointensivists) and top institutions contribute their unique perspectives to this challenging field. Six sections cover topics such as intraoperative monitoring, craniotomy procedures, neuroanesthesiology principles, spine and endovascular neurosurgery, and additional specialty procedures. Includes 300 tables and boxes, 70 line artworks, and 350 photographic images. Clinical pearls pulled out of the main text offer easy reference.
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Elsevier's Surgical Technology Exam Review

Author: Anbalagan George,Joseph E Charleman

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323414885

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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The all-in-one surgical technology review you’ve been waiting for is finally here! Elsevier's Surgical Technology Exam Review combines comprehensive content review, worktext practice, and customizable simulated testing options to give you the 360-degree preparation needed for success on the CST exam. Content chapters offer a thorough review of the CST exam focus areas - including medical terminology, basic science, asepsis, surgical technique, and surgical procedures - all in a helpful outline format. Each chapter also features full-color images and illustrations, review questions with rationales, and surgical concept maps., A sample exam at the end of the book provides a simulated test-day experience. The realistic preparation continues online with a testing engine that lets you access exam questions by category or create custom-generated exams that match the format of the CST exam. If you’re looking to pass the CST and be fully prepared for clinical practice, this is the one Surgical Technology review book that you can’t afford to be without! UNIQUE! All-in-one resource incorporates content discussions, worktext practice, review questions, and six full practice exams to fully prepare users for the certification exam. UNIQUE! Surgical concept maps in the worktext help emphasize the critical thinking skills needed for clinical success by combining relevant medical terminology, anatomy, pathophysiology, microbiology, and pharmacology for each surgical procedure and helping users learn how to apply that foundational knowledge to the operating room. Content chapters offer a thorough review of the CST exam focus areas - including medical terminology, basic science, asepsis, surgical technique, and surgical procedures - all in an outline format. National Board format utilizes the exam blueprint for the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting’s CST exam to organize content and practice exams. Six practice exams (each with 175 questions) help users improve familiarity with answering exam-style questions and build test-taking confidence. Realistic testing experience utilizes an online, computer-based testing environment and timing function to mimic the actual testing experience. Practice exam customization enables users to practice specific CST blueprint categories in practice mode or use an auto-generator for full CST-style tests in exam mode. Answer keys and rationales for each chapter review question and practice test question help users fully comprehend the information being asked and why a specific choice is best. UNIQUE! Full-color photos and illustrations offer vivid images of instruments, equipment, clinical situations, concept maps, and basic science to help improve comprehension. Chapter review questions allow users to test their level of comprehension before moving onto the next chapter and provide practice for the simulated exams.
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Cardiac Anesthesia and Transesophageal Echocardiography

Author: John Wasnick,Zak Hillel,David Kramer,Sanford Littwin,Alina Nicoara

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071639802

Category: Medical

Page: 332

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A must-have guide for anesthesiologists new to the cardiac operating room DVD with 90+ narrated TEE clips "Overall this book is a nice guide and the quickest way to review cardiac anesthesia. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service Cardiac Anesthesia and Transesophageal Echocardiography is a fast, efficient way for anesthesiology trainees to acquire the essential skills and knowledge necessary to successfully navigate the cardiac operating room. This unique guide imparts the basic principles of both cardiac anesthesia and echocardiography in a way that reflects the realities of clinical anesthesia practice. The companion DVD contains nearly 100 narrated, labeled TEE clips that illustrate normal and abnormal echocardiographic views. Each clip is keyed to a specific passage in the text, which provides the reader with a true multimedia learning experience. Whether you’re looking for a concise, easy-to-read introduction to cardiac anesthesiology or a primer on incorporating the basic principles of cardiac anesthesiology and perioperative echocardiography into real-world practice, Cardiac Anesthesia and Transesophageal Echocardiography is your one-stop guide to mastery of these two critical topics.
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Nurse Anesthesia Secrets

Author: Mary Karlet

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323031448

Category: Medical

Page: 569

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Nurse Anesthesia Secrets, part of the Nursing Secrets series, provides certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs) and nurse anesthesia students with a comprehensive review of topics relevant to nurse anesthesia practice. Organized in an easily accessible question & answer format, the text includes clinically relevant topics, such as equipment, anesthetic management for patients with specific disorders, pharmacology, anesthetic considerations for specific surgical procedures and many more. This format also provides an easy-to-use and comprehensive reference that helps everyone from the busy practitioner researching a case management issue to the student researching and preparing a plan of care. Lists 50 Top Secrets of nurse anesthesia practice in the front matter for quick reference. Features Key Points boxes to emphasize the most important material in the chapter. Provides Internet Resources in each chapter for further studying and reference. Uses an effective two-color layout to provide answers to the most commonly asked questions regarding nurse anesthesia practice. Designed for nurse anesthesia students and CRNA practitioners. Highlights intraopertive monitoring, anesthesia techniques, anesthesia implications of specific disorders, and anesthetic management for specific surgeries. Section I. Anesthesia Equipment and Monitors describes important concepts for safe monitoring and patient positioning during anesthesia. Section II. Clinical Pharmacology describes common medications used or encountered in the perioperative period. Indications, mechanisms of action, and side effects are highlighted. Section III. Disorders and Disease States describes physiologic principles and anesthesia principles associated with specific systems. The anesthetic management of patients with specific disorders is also covered. Section IV. Surgical Procedures describes common surgical procedures and their anesthetic management. Section V. Special Patient Populations describes important anesthetic management concepts for selected patient groups, including geriatric, obese, and pediatric patients. Section VI. Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management describes commonly used regional anesthesia techniques and key concepts regarding pain management. Section VII. Special Considerations describes miscellaneous concepts that are relevant to nurse anesthesia practice, including professional structure, legal terminology, and latex allergy.
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Medical-Surgical Nursing

Making Connections to Practice

Author: Janice Hoffman,Nancy Sullivan

Publisher: F A Davis Company

ISBN: 9780803644175

Category: Medical

Page: 1728

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Davis Advantage for Medical-Surgical Nursing www.DavisAdvantage.com Instant Access: 978-0-8036-6037-3 Access Card: 978-0-8036-6038-0 Learn - Apply - Assess Davis Advantage Med-Surg is a comprehensive curriculum solution that creates a seamless learning experience across the Learn-Apply-Assess continuum. It combines an innovative text, Medical-Surgical Nursing: Making Connections to Practice, with two online programs, Personalized Learning Plans and Davis Edge for Med-Surg. Together, they create an immersive, multimedia experience that tracks each student's progress and assesses their knowledge until they have mastered the concepts and are ready to apply them in class, clinical, and practice. LEARN The Textbook Medical-Surgical Nursing: Making Connections to Practice Janice Hoffman, PhD, RN, ANEF, Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing, Columbia, MO Nancy Sullivan, DNP, RN, Assistant Professor/Simulations Director, Acute and Chronic Care, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing This student-focused text connects the concepts students are learning in class to the real world in which they will practice. A consistent, streamlined organization and a wealth of pedagogical features promote critical thinking and clinical decision making by emphasizing the patient-centered role of the nurse and the hows and whys of clinical presentation and treatment plans for their patients. APPLY Personalized Online Learning Plans Personalized Learning Plans offer multiple paths to learning success. Students are assessed on their comprehension of key topics and then are given a plan to work through based on their strengths and weaknesses. Interactive case studies, animations and dynamic activities engage students and bring the concepts to life to help drive mastery. ASSESS Personalized Online Quizzing Davis Edge Med-Surg Davis Edge Med-Surg is the adaptive quizzing platform that uses NCLEX(R)-style questions for assessment and remediation. Its interactive, question-based format provides the practice students need to master course content and improve their scores on classroom exams through a series of personalized quizzes based on each student's performance. A special code in the front of the book unlocks Personalized Learning Plan and Davis Edge for students, including an interactive ebook version of the text. See what instructors are saying... "Davis Advantage was easy to access, with pertinent information. Having students prep before class is essential to learning ... [Davis Advantage is] concise and easy to read without going through paragraphs to obtain the information needed to understand the nursing process for a particular disease. Plus, rationales are included for improved understanding! Students want to know what is necessary to know. A clear, consistent format is helpful for them." - Suzanne Carlson, RN, MSN, Instructor at Southwestern Community College "What I loved about Davis Advantage was the online supportive learning. The short video was packed with valuable information that appealed to the visual learner. The Q&A was great to validate key concepts; then there was the Personalized Teaching Plans for faculty that were an excellent source of an alternative classroom strategy. Loved the set-up!" - Frances Rice-Farrand DNP, APRN, CNS, CNE, Instructor at California State University Also Available: Diseases and Disorders: A Nursing Therapeutics Manual, 5th Edition
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Crisis Management in Anesthesiology E-Book

Author: David M. Gaba,Kevin J. Fish,Steven K. Howard,Amanda Burden

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455738093

Category: Medical

Page: 400

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The fully updated Crisis Management in Anesthesiology continues to provide updated insights on the latest theories, principles, and practices in anesthesiology. From anesthesiologists and nurse anesthetists to emergency physicians and residents, this medical reference book will effectively prepare you to handle any critical incident during anesthesia. Identify and respond to a broad range of life-threatening situations with the updated Catalog of Critical Incidents, which outlines what may happen during surgery and details the steps necessary to respond to and resolve the crisis. React quickly to a range of potential threats with an added emphasis on simulation of managing critical incidents. Useful review for all anesthesia professionals of the core knowledge of diagnosis and management of many critical events. Explore new topics in the ever-expanding anesthesia practice environment with a detailed chapter on debriefing. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability.
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Manual of ICU Procedures

Author: Mohan Gurjar

Publisher: JP Medical Ltd

ISBN: 9351524221

Category: Medical

Page: 738

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Manual of ICU Procedures is a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to intensive care procedures. The book is divided into four anatomical sections, and a final miscellaneous section. Section one covers airway and respiratory, followed by; vascular and cardiac; neurological; gastrointestinal, abdominal, and genitourinary procedures. Each section covers an extensive range of procedures, and each chapter begins with basic principles before describing the procedure step-by-step. Enhanced by 428 colour images and illustrations, Manual of ICU Procedures is an ideal resource for all critical care professionals. Key Points Step-by-step guide to a range of intensive care procedures Covers respiratory, cardiovascular, neurological, gastrointestinal, genitourinary and miscellaneous procedures 428 colour images
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Critical Care Manual of Clinical Procedures and Competencies

Author: Jane Mallett,John Albarran,Annette Richardson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118496132

Category: Medical

Page: 592

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This manual is aimed at all healthcare practitioners, from novice to expert, who care for the critically ill patient, recognising that different disciplines contribute to the provision of effective care and that essential knowledge and skills are shared by all practitioners. It provides evidence-based guidelines on core critical care procedures and includes a comprehensive competency framework and specific competencies to enable practitioners to assess their abilities and expertise. Each chapter provides a comprehensive overview, beginning with basic principles and progressing to more complex ideas, to support practitioners to develop their knowledge, skills and competencies in critical care.
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