Working in the Operating Department

Author: Bakul Kumar

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780443055737

Category: Medical

Page: 317

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A straightforward primer on theatre work and basic anesthetics for personnel working in the operating theatre, including theatre, anaesthetic and recovery nurses, and operating department assistants. It covers standard principles in anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and microbiology, and gives a brief introduction to physics and electronics. It also covers fundamentals of clinical practice in anaesthesia, surgery, recovery, and intensive care.
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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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Clinical Surgery E-Book

With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

Author: Michael M. Henry,Jeremy N. Thompson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702051217

Category: Medical

Page: 768

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The previous edition won first Prize (Surgery category) at the BMA Awards 2005. The judges' comment: 'A comprehensive and attractively presented 4-colour textbook of surgery aimed primarily at medical students but also of use to junior doctors and surgical technicians. The book has two key features: firstly, it provides students with coverage of every aspect of surgery; secondly, it has been designed and written to be the 'surgical companion' to Kumar & Clark's Clinical Medicine. This new edition will also offer an online version to all purchasers of the book - the first surgical textbook in the UK to make an electronic version available.' A comprehensive account of surgery - students only need to buy one text Covers general issues such as wound healing and pain control in the first section. By grouping these issues into one section at the beginning, students are immediately given an overview of what makes surgery different A regional approach is adopted for the largest section - section 2 - this reflects the way in which surgeons talk about surgery to each other The third section covers surgical specialities - paediatrics, endocrinology, urology - and also includes specialities such as ophthalmology, ENT and orthopaedics. These are often omitted from competing books to save space The logical arrangement of the three sections makes the book easy to use and refer to in clinical practice The arrangement of contents is straightforward and easily understood Text boxes are used throughout to highlight and isolate important information Includes over 350 four-colour images and line drawings original to this book and greatly praised by students Also includes over 100 black and white and approximately 50 full-colour clinical photographs, X-rays and scans Designed to complement Kumar and Clark's highly successful Clinical Medicine textbook so that students can have 'matching' texts in these complementary areas Written by an expert team of contributors Your purchase of this book entitles you to online access to the text at no extra charge. This innovative web site offers you... Access to the complete text and illustrations of this book. Integration links to bonus content in other Elsevier online titles. Content clipping for your handheld. An interactive community center with a wealth of additional resources. The more Elsevier titles you buy, the more resources you can access online! New edition of a prize-winning textbook. Completely revised throughout to reflect recent changes in surgical practice. New chapter on bariatric surgery for the treatment of morbidly obese patients. Covers the increasing use of minimally invasive surgical techniques, including robotic surgery. Emphasises the increasing impact of multimodality therapy, in particular for the treatment of cancer. Covers improvements in imaging technology and impact on surgical decision making.
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Dictionary of Medicine

Author: P.H. Collin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113592841X

Category: Medical

Page: 394

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First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Legal Aspects of Health and Safety

Author: Bridgit Dimond

Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

ISBN: 1856424642

Category: Law

Page: 336

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Presented in a clear and concise format that makes for easy reference and understanding, this revised and updated edition covers issues that are becoming increasingly important to health professionals, managers and educators, including proposed changes to the law since Lord Young’s 2010 report Common Sense, Common Safety. Topics include cross infection and the spread of MRSA, greater regulation of health and safety standards, stress and bullying and the laws relating to notifiable diseases such as HIV/AIDS. Illustrated with case studies throughout, this book is designed to provide a clear introduction to the laws relating to health and safety, case law and statute law, so that the health professional has a sound understanding of the law.
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Managing a Quality Service

Author: Linda Nazarko

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN: 9780435401276

Category: Older people

Page: 262

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Written by well-known social care expert Linda Nazarko, Managing a Quality Service covers the knowledge and understanding required to deliver a quality service to the service user. It provides the structure and processes required to achieve a positive report from the National Standards Commission, including chapers on: Enabling and developing staff Partners in care Managing expectations and planning for the future
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