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.

Respiratory Care

Author: Vanessa Gibson,David Waters

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1482248735

Category: Medical

Page: 296

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Respiratory conditions are a leading cause of death and disability and account for a massive proportion of hospital admissions. This comprehensive text provides a detailed overview and discussion of respiratory care, with chapters on assessment, investigations, treatments and a wide range of conditions, as well as anatomy and physiology. Taking an inter-professional and patient-focused approach, Respiratory Care is evidence-based and linked to key practice guidelines to enable postgraduate students and professionals to provide the most effective care. Each chapter includes learning outcomes and makes use of case studies to provide an explicit and practical application of the topic to patient care. Respiratory Care is essential reading for all nurses and healthcare professionals in respiratory care in hospital or community settings. Vanessa Gibson is a Teaching Fellow, and Learning and Teaching Lead at the Department of Healthcare at Northumbria University, UK. David Waters is Head of Academic Department, Faculty of Society and Health, Buckinghamshire New University, UK.

Essentials of Nursing Adults

Author: Karen Elcock,Wendy Wright,Paul Newcombe,Fiona Everett

Publisher: SAGE Publications Limited

ISBN: 1526453835

Category: Medical

Page: 792

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Drawing together the best of text, video and interactive material for the definite guide to adult nursing. This one-stop-shop will enable students to understand the core aspects of care, learn the essential nursing skills and knowledge that underpin practice, deal with the complexities of the role and apply their learning to common conditions and patient groups. It has been developed in line with the 2018 NMC standards to provide a complete learning resource for adult nursing students. Key features Blends the best of print and online learning with a companion website for further study and 12 months free access to an electronic version of the book further bringing the material to life. Uses patient centred care and evidence-based practice as guiding principles throughout Clear and engaging features help students to understand the core theory and knowledge, apply it nursing practice, go further in their independent study and revise for assessments and exams. Designed to make learning flexible and fun leaving students better prepared for practice and ready to thrive in their future careers.

Oxford Handbook of Critical Care Nursing

Author: Fiona Creed,Jessica Hargreaves

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0191059331

Category: Medical

Page: 560

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The second edition of the Oxford Handbook of Critical Care Nursing has been fully revised to reflect a more systematic approach to care delivery and to follow the patient pathway. Focused on the practical issues of nursing care and nursing procedures, this handbook has been written by nurses, for nurses. Reflecting current best practice, the Oxford Handbook of Critical Care Nursing is an easily accessible and evidence-based guide for all levels of nursing staff working in critical care environments. It provides the nurse at the bedside with the answers to day-to-day problems experienced when caring for critically ill patients, and is also a guide to some of the less commonly encountered issues. The new edition of this handbook will continue to help support novice and experienced staff in critical care environments. Now including more detail on the psychological issues facing critically ill patients, and more information on the intricacies of receiving a critically ill patient and transferring from a critical care environment, this handbook is a concise, practical, and comprehensive resource.

Das ICU-Buch

Praktische Intensivmedizin

Author: Paul L. Marino,Götz Geldner,Tilmann Müller-Wolff

Publisher: "Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag"

ISBN: 3437170325

Category: Medical

Page: 912

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Ob Weiterbildungsassistent auf der Intensivstation oder erfahrener Arzt: das ICU-Buch - Praktische Intensivmedizin macht es Ihnen leicht, die oft sehr komplexen Vorgänge bei z.T. multimorbiden Patienten zu verstehen, die richtigen Prioritäten zu setzen und begründete diagnostische und therapeutische Entscheidungen zu treffen. Das Buch spannt den Bogen von der Physiologie über gebräuchliche Arbeitstechniken bis hin zu konkreten und klinisch begründeten Behandlungskonzepten bei speziellen Erkrankungen. Detaillierte Diagnostik und differenzierte Therapie werden problemorientiert dargestellt Die Interdisziplinäre Herangehensweise wird den oft vielschichtigen Erkrankungen gerecht Neu in der 5. Auflage: Komplett überarbeitet und aktualisiert unter Betonung neu erschienener Übersichtsartikel und klinischer Leitlinien 5 zusätzliche Kapitel: Gefäßkatheter, Berufsbedingte Expositionen, Alternative Beatmungsverfahren, Pankreatitis und Leberinsuffizienz sowie Nichtmedikamentöse Toxidrome Komplett in Farbe - das macht das Buch maximal lesefreundlich „Resümee" für die Praxis am Kapitelende unterstützt Sie bei der Umsetzung im Klinikalltag 246 neue Abbildungen und 199 neue Tabellen visualisieren die Inhalte und zeigen Ihnen alles Wichtige auf einen Blick Inhalte adaptiert entsprechend deutscher und europäischer Leitlinien/Empfehlungen sowie gesetzlicher Vorgaben

Manual of Clinical Paramedic Procedures

Author: Pete Gregory,Ian Mursell

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118687086

Category: Medical

Page: 392

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'I can enthusiastically recommend the Manual of ClinicalParamedic Procedures as the book that I wish had been availableto me when I was studying to become a paramedic.' From the foreword by Professor Malcolm Woollard, Chair, Collegeof Paramedics; Professor in Pre-hospital and Emergency Care &Director, Pre-hospital, Emergency & Cardiovascular Care AppliedResearch Group, Coventry University Clinical procedures are a fundamental aspect of care forpractitioners working in pre-hospital settings. The Manual ofClinical Paramedic Procedures is written specifically tosupport the practice of paramedics, ambulance technicians, firstresponders and volunteer ambulance personnel. It presentsup-to-date, evidence-based expert knowledge, enabling paramedics todeliver effective, patient-focused care. This accessible handbook provides a comprehensive exploration ofcore competencies and skills, looking at topics including AsepticTechnique, Airway Management, Assisted Ventilation, CardiopulmonaryResuscitation, Defibrillation and External Cardiac Pacing,Observations, Pain Assessment & Management, RespiratoryTherapy, Spinal Management and Venepuncture. Each chapterprovides the relevant anatomy & physiology, evidence-basedrationales for each procedure, and contraindications of use. Key features: The first UK text to explore clinical procedures forparamedics With further reading and illustrations throughout All procedures include the rationale for the actionrecommended Guides paramedics in the clinical application of evidence-basedprocedures

EKG auf einen Blick

Author: John R. Hampton

Publisher: Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag

ISBN: 9783437410925

Category:

Page: 137

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EKG auf einen Blick (vorher "EKG leicht gemacht") bietet eine schnelle Einführung in die EKG-Befundung. Viele Abbildungen und knapper, prägnanter Text zeigen die Entstehung von normalem EKG sowie häufigen und wichtigen pathologischen Veränderungen und wie man sie erkennt. Wichtige Inhalte sind in Merke-Kästen hervorgehoben. Zahlreiche Beispiel- und Übungs-EKGs mit ausführlicher Befundung verdeutlichen die Inhalte und dienen zur Lernkontrolle. Übersicht der wichtigen Parameter in eigenem Kapitel.

Respiratory Care Clinical Competency Lab Manual

Author: Sandra T Hinski

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323292445

Category: Medical

Page: 720

View: 9979

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Respiratory Care Clinical Competency Lab Manual provides the practical skills needed to apply classroom theory to clinical practice. This text has the flexibility to be used in conjunction with all other respiratory care titles, as well as in other disciplines that require competencies in respiratory therapy. With detailed, step-by-step procedures, supporting procedural illustrations, hands-on lab exercises, case studies, and critical thinking questions, this text helps you understand and apply theoretical knowledge by demonstrating specific skills. Procedural competency evaluation forms help you to assess your progress and performance of specific procedures. Detailed, structured lab activities provide hands-on opportunities to assess psychomotor and patient communication skills in a controlled environment. Content correlation to NBRC combined CRT/RRT exam content outlines helps you better prepare for credentialing exams. Step-by-step procedural competencies prepare you for the RT competency areas established by the American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC) and meet the national practice standards for patient care. Up-to-date coverage of current technology, equipment, Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs), CPR guidelines, and CDC recommendations, and mass casualty/disaster management equips you with the most state-of-the-art training for respiratory care. Integration of case-based questions within the lab activities helps you develop and promote your critical thinking abilities. UNIQUE! Coverage of polysomnography addresses clinical evaluation in this expanding specialty area. Over 200 images provide visual guidance on how to perform procedures. UNIQUE! Reality Check boxes arm you with practical knowledge on real-world application of various procedures. UNIQUE! Tip boxes supply you with helpful pointers for the clinical arena. Glossary of terms offers quick reference to terms presented in the text.

Manual of Critical Care Nursing - E-Book

Nursing Interventions and Collaborative Management

Author: Marianne Saunorus Baird,Susan Bethel

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323065929

Category: Medical

Page: 1008

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It's the ideal go-to reference for the clinical setting! Compact and easy to use, Manual of Critical Care Nursing, 6th Edition presents essential information on approximately 80 disorders and conditions, as well as concepts relevant to caring for all critically ill patients and functioning in the critical care environment. Award-winning clinical nurse specialists Marianne Baird and Sue Bethel separate the content first by body system and then by disorder, with each disorder including a brief description of pathophysiology, assessment, diagnostic testing, collaborative management, nursing diagnoses, desired outcomes, nursing interventions, and patient teaching and rehabilitation. A concise format presents the material in a way that reflects a practicing nurse's thought processes. Coverage of approximately 80 critical care conditions/disorders includes those most commonly seen in critical care units. Chapter outlines provide easy access to disorders. A portable size makes it ideal for use in the unit or bedside, and is also easy to carry on campus. Unique! Gerontology icon highlights considerations relating to the care of older adults. Unique! Research briefs in special boxes discuss selected research studies for evidence-based patient care. Unique! The latest NANDA-approved nursing diagnoses increase familiarity with NANDA terminology. Appendixes provide quick reference to information needed in the critical care setting. Revised format mirrors a practicing nurse's approach to patient care, making it easier to find information. Newly formatted care plans incorporate diagnoses, interventions, and desired outcomes in a consistent, logical organization. Patient safety alerts and high alerts call attention to issues important to a patient’s safety. Unique! Diagnostic Tests tables highlight the definition, purpose, and abnormal findings for each test. Unique! Collaborative Management tables concisely summarize key points while incorporating nationally recognized guidelines. Colored tabs mark the location of each body system, making topics easier to find. Smaller trim size increases portability for use in the unit or bedside, while enhancing readability.

Advanced nursing practice (ANP)

Author: Madrean Schober,Fadwa Affara

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783456845456

Category:

Page: 328

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"Advanced Nursing Practice" (ANP) beleuchtet das Thema der fortgeschrittenen Pflegepraxis und Expertise international aus der Perspektive der Praxis, Ausbildung, Regulierung, Forschung und Rollen-/Praxisentwicklung in der Pflege. Die Expertinnen des ICN zeigen warum ANP wichtig ist und wie ANP entwickelt, eingeführt, erhalten und unterstützt werden kann.

Sheehy’s Manual of Emergency Care

Author: ENA

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323171109

Category: Medical

Page: 656

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Thoroughly revised and featuring a more efficient and streamlined design, the new 7th edition of Sheehy's trusted emergency care resource offers complete, up-to-date coverage of the essentials emergency nurses need to know. Each condition commonly seen in the emergency setting is thoroughly addressed, from signs and symptoms, to diagnosis, treatment, developmental considerations, patient education, and more. Updated material and easy-to-reference contents make this resource a must-have for current practice. Comprehensive content presents thorough discussion of signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, age/developmental considerations, and patient/family education for each condition. Authorship from the Emergency Nurses Association ensures this book contains the best practices in emergency nursing. Quick-reference format uses a consistent layout to help you find information quickly and easily. NEW! 2-column format features new Tricks of the Trade boxes to give you a professional's perspective on common issues in emergency nursing. NEW! Fully revised content from the ENA and a broad panel of expert contributors includes up-to-date, practical information on topics such as critical care in the ED, time management, the morbidly obese patient, electronic medical records, disaster nursing, forensic nursing, and workplace violence.

AACN Procedure Manual for Critical Care - E-Book

Author: AACN

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455776904

Category: Medical

Page: 1312

View: 383

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The AACN Procedure Manual for Critical Care, 6th Edition presents procedures for the critical care environment in an illustrated, consistent, and step-by-step format. The Procedures and Patient Monitoring sections are presented in a tabular format that includes special considerations and rationales for each intervention. References have been meticulously reviewed to ensure that the most authoritative and timely standards of practice are used. Additionally, the references supporting care recommendations are identified according to the latest AACN Evidence Leveling System to ensure that you have a complete understanding of the strength of the evidence base. UNIQUE! AACN-sponsored content ensures the highest standards of practice Comprehensive, clear, easy-to-use format allows you to quickly find and review the exact content you need Rationales provide complete information on every procedure Identified AP procedures help you judge whether a procedure is in your scope of practice Patient safety highlighted with new icons for patient identification and time-out Joint Commission Universal Protocols CDC Standard Precautions for hand washing and applying protective clothing and equipment highlighted with new icons UNIQUE! Clarity of Evidence Leveling helps you quickly grasp the strength of the evidence supporting the care recommendations Reviewed and Updated References comply with the highest standards of critical care practice Alphabetical procedures index inside the front cover provides easy access Reader-friendly design changes make it easier to identify and utilize special features

Manuelle Muskeltests

Untersuchungstechniken nach Daniels und Worthingham

Author: Helen J. Hislop,Jacqueline Montgomery

Publisher: Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag

ISBN: 9783437456916

Category:

Page: 288

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Analgesie und Sedierung in der Intensivmedizin

Symposium am 04. und 05. November 1988, Klinikum Steglitz der FU Berlin

Author: Jürgen Link,Klaus Eyrich

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3642750818

Category: Medical

Page: 227

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Anerkannte Experten stellen ihre Konzepte und Untersuchungsergebnisse zur Analgesie und Sedierung des Intensivpatienten vor. Es ist zu wünschen, daß dadurch dem klinisch tätigen Arzt Entscheidungshilfen für sein Vorgehen an die Hand gegeben werden, denn es ist nicht zu übersehen, daß ein allgemein akzeptiertes Konzept für die Analgosedierung schwerstkranker Patienten nicht existiert. In einigen Beiträgen wird über die postoperative Analgesie des nichtintensivtherapiepflichtigen Patienten berichtet, weil gerade auch bei diesen Patienten die Schmerztherapie verbessert werden kann. Darüber hinaus werden die Patho- physiologie des Schmerzes und Fragen der Pharmakologie und Pharmakokinetik behandelt. Das Buch ist bestens geeignet, schnell über die heute gebräuchlichen Methoden zur Analgesie und Sedierung sowie deren Wirkungen und Nebenwirkungen zu informieren.

Das Unerwartete managen

wie Unternehmen aus Extremsituationen lernen

Author: Karl E. Weick,Kathleen M. Sutcliffe

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783791029689

Category: Crisis management

Page: 201

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Wie können Unternehmen mit unerwarteten Situationen umgehen? Um diese Frage zu beantworten, untersuchen die Autoren sogenannte High Reliability Organizations (HROs) - Organisationen, die absolut zuverlässig arbeiten müssen, wie z. B. Fluglotsen oder Feuerwehrmannschaften. An ihren spezifischen Handlungsabläufen kann sich jede Organisation orientieren, um unerwartete Ereignisse und Entwicklungen besser zu verstehen und zu bewältigen. Wie die Methoden der HROs sich in der Unternehmenspraxis umsetzen lassen, zeigt der lösungsorientierte Managementansatz.

Kanski's Klinische Ophthalmologie

Eins systematischer Ansatz

Author: Brad Bowling

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 3437171712

Category: Medical

Page: 896

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Ob Diagnostik oder Therapie – KANSKIs Klinische Ophthalmologie stellt die verschiedenen Augenerkrankungen klar und praxisgerecht dar und vermittelt Ihnen das gesamte Know-how. Seit rund 30 Jahren ein weltweiter Bestseller! Anatomisch gegliedert und systematisch strukturiert, mit hochwertigen klinischen Fotos und Zeichnungen in Kombination mit prägnanten Texten und detaillierten Schemazeichnungen zu Anatomie und Physiologie – „der Kanski" ist das DAS Standardwerk der Augenheilkunde. Das Besondere am Kanski ist auch seine Didaktik – schnell erfassbare Texte plus die dazu passenden Abbildungen helfen Ihnen beim Verstehen und Einprägen der Inhalte. Neu in der 8. Auflage: Rund 900 neue Abbildungen Beschreibung neuer Therapieansätze, z.B. bei Katarakten Aufnahme neuer Behandlungsmethoden, z.B. Laser, Kryotherapie Aktualisierte Nomenklatur der Krankheitsbilder Ob erfahrender Augenarzt oder Arzt in der Weiterbildung - mit KANSKIs Klinische Ophthalmologie sind Sie auf der sicheren Seite!

Virtual Medical Office for Clinical Procedures for Medical Assistants

Author: Kathy Bonewit-West

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: 9781437723991

Category: Medical

Page: 320

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Gain realistic experience in a physician's office without leaving the classroom! By using Elsevier's Virtual Medical Office learning system - an Elsevier textbook, a study guide, and interactive software - students develop critical thinking and decision-making skills they'll need in their externships and on the job. In Virtual Medical Office, students experience patient care from check-in through check-out, exploring all national curriculum competencies. It shows how to manage different patients - and why. Each study guide lesson directs the student through the textbook and software and presents exercises focused on one or two medical assisting competencies. Realistic software simulations such as handling a difficult patient, setting up the exam room, and more, help students learn to apply concepts and learn from mistakes in a safe environment. 15 unique cases promote understanding of how the competencies established by ABHES (Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools) and CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs) come into play in the workplace. More than two hours of video clips highlight the communication and professionalism competencies of patient care. Realistic information resources are shown, such as medical records for each case, an office policy manual, a fee schedule, and a daysheet. Performance summaries allow students to compare their decisions for each case to those of an expert and evaluate any differences between the two. A study guide: Complements textbook content through lessons that correlate reading assignments with patients in the virtual practice. Focuses on one or two competencies in each lesson, to create brief, manageable learning experiences. Promotes active learning as students collect information from a variety of sources to make patient care decisions. Encourages critical thinking through discussion and critique of the performance of the medical assistants in the videos. Augments knowledge of HIPPA by directing students to compare the policy manual, the contents of each case's medical record, and what actually happens in the videos. Makes lessons available online, allowing students to complete their assignments and submit them electronically to their instructor. Fully updated to work with the core textbook.