Roberts and Hedges' clinical procedures in emergency medicine and acute care / editor-in-chief, James R. Roberts ; senior editor, Catherine B. Custalow ; illustration editor, Todd W. Thomsen.
Contributor(s): Roberts, James R [editor.] | Custalow, Catherine B [editor.] | Thomsen, Todd W [editor.]Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier, Copyright date: �2019Edition: Seventh editionDescription: 1 online resource (xxx, 1541 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780323547949; 032354794X; 9780323547956; 0323547958; 9780323354783; 0323354785Other title: Clinical procedures in emergency medicine and acute careUniform titles: Clinical procedures in emergency medicine. | Roberts and Hedges' clinical procedures in emergency medicine. Sixth edition. 2014. Subject(s): Emergency medicine | Emergency medicine | Emergencies | Emergency Medicine -- methods | Emergency Treatment -- methodsGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Roberts and Hedges' clinical procedures in emergency medicine and acute care.DDC classification: 616.02/5 LOC classification: RC86.7Online resources: Click here for the e-copy
Revised edition of: Roberts and Hedges' clinical procedures in emergency medicine / editor-in-chief, James R. Roberts ; senior editor, Catherine B. Custalow, illustration editor, Todd W. Thomsen ; editor emeritus Jerris R. Hedges. Sixth edition. 2014.
Includes bibliographical references.
Section I: Vital signs and patient monitoring techniques. Vital sign measurement -- Devices for assessing oxygenation and ventilation -- Section II: Respiratory procedures. Basic airway management and decision making -- Tracheal intubation -- Pharmacologic adjuncts to intubation -- Cricothyrotomy and percutaneous translaryngeal ventilation -- Tracheostomy care -- Mechanical ventilation -- Thoracentesis -- Tube thoracostomy -- Section III: Cardiac procedures. Techniques for supraventricular tachycardias -- Defibrillation and cardioversion -- Assessment of implantable devices -- Basic electrocardiograph techniques -- Emergency cardiac pacing -- Pericardiocentesis -- CPR and artificial perfusion during cardiac arrest -- Resuscitative thoracotomy -- Section IV: Vascular techniques and volume support. Pediatric vascular access and blood sampling techniques -- Arterial puncture and cannulation -- Peripheral intravenous access -- Central venous catheterization and central venous pressure monitoring -- Venous cutdown -- Indwelling vascular devices: emergency access and management -- Intraosseous infusion -- Alternative methods of drug administration -- Autotransfusion -- Transfusion therapy: blood and blood products -- Section V: Anesthetic and analgesic techniques. Local and topical anesthesia -- Regional anesthesia of the head and neck -- Regional anesthesia of the thorax and extremities -- Intravenous regional anesthesia -- Systemic analgesia and sedation for procedures -- Section VI: Soft tissue procedures. Principles of wound management -- Methods of wound closure -- Foreign body removal -- Incision and drainage -- Burn care procedures -- Section VII: gastrointestinal procedures. Esophageal foreign bodies -- Nasogastric and feeding tube placement -- Balloon tamponade of gastroesophageal varices -- Decontamination of the poisoned patient -- Peritoneal procedures -- Abdominal hernia reduction -- Anorectal procedures -- Section VIII: Musculoskeletal procedures. Prehospital immobilzation -- Management of amputations -- Extensor and flexor tendon injuries in the hand, wrist, and foot -- Management of common dislocations -- Splinting techniques -- Podiatric procedures -- Treatment of bursitis, tendinitis, and trigger points -- Arthrocentesis -- Compartment syndrome evaluation -- Section IX: Genitourinary obstetric, and gynecologic procedures. Urologic procedures -- Emergency childbirth -- Gynecologic procedures -- Examination of the sexual assault victim -- Section X: Neurologic procedures. Management of increased intracranial pressure and intracranial shunts -- Spinal puncture and cerebrospinal fluid examination -- Special neurologic tests and procedures -- Section XI: Ophthalmologic, otolaryngologic, and dental procedures. Ophthalmologic procedures -- Ototlaryngologic procedures -- Emergency dental procedures -- Section XII: Special procedures. Procedures pertaining to hypothermia and hyperthermia -- Ultrasound -- Bedside laboratory and microbiologic procedures -- Standard precautions and infectious exposure management -- Physical and chemical restraint -- Noncardiac implantable devices -- Radiation in pregnancy and clinical issues of radiocontrast agents -- Procedures in the setting of anticoagulation -- Appendix. Commonly used formulas and calculations.
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Comprehensive, detailed, and up to date, Roberts and & Hedges' Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine and Acute Care, 7th Edition, provides highly visual coverage of both common and uncommon procedures encountered in emergency medicine and acute care practice. It clearly describes the ins and outs of every procedure you're likely to consider, such as how, why, when to, and when not to perform them, and recommends other emergency or acute care procedures that may be an option. Thoroughly revised and updated throughout, the 7th Edition remains the most well-known and trusted procedures manual in its field.
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