Alexander s Care of the Patient in Surgery

Author: Jane C. Rothrock
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: 0323039278
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Medical

Extensively updated to reflect new concepts in perioperative nursing practice and increased sophistication and complexity of surgical procedures.

Alexander s Care of the Patient in Surgery E Book

Author: Jane C. Rothrock
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323189064
Release Date: 2014-03-25
Genre: Medical

Alexander’s Care of the Patient in Surgery is the most dependable source for comprehensive perioperative information. Well-known author and educator, Jane C. Rothrock, continues to provide step-by-step instructions for over 400 surgical procedures, including many minimally invasive methods, all backed by the latest research. More than 1,000 full-color illustrations and photos depict current techniques, as well as surgical anatomy and instrumentation. This edition adds cutting-edge information to reflect new concepts for both invasive and non-invasive surgical procedures, whether the location is in a hospital, outpatient clinic, or doctor’s office.

Alexander s Care of the Patient in Surgery

Author:
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780323016223
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Surgical nursing

For almost 60 years, this comprehensive reference has been considered the "standard" in perioperative nursing. Developed to assist perioperative personnel to meet the individual needs of surgical patients, it delivers state-of-the-art information that reflects quality contemporary practice. This new 12th edition continues this tradition with up-to-the-minute information to help readers provide safe, cost-effective, and efficient patient care. Completely updated chapters furnish readers with the latest advances in perioperative care. Information is provided on basic principles and patient care requisites essential to the care of all recipients of perioperative patient care. Sample Care Plans included throughout assist readers in linking their interventions to clearly identified outcomes for quality patient care. The Surgical Modalities chapter provides key content on technological advancements in endoscopic surgery, lasers, electrosurgical modalities, cryosurgery, and telesurgery. Research Highlights reflect the increase in the research relevant to perioperative patient care. Patient and family education and discharge planning is incorporated throughout, both as a special heading in each chapter, and in its own chapter to emphasize the importance of continuity of care from the surgical facility to the home. Unit 2, Surgical Interventions, includes step-by-step procedures for more than 400 contemporary and traditional specialty surgical interventions, as well as numerous minimally invasive surgical procedures that have been recently developed. Unit 3 discusses the unique needs of ambulatory, pediatric, geriatric, and trauma surgery patients. Internet Connection sections at the end of every chapter provide important links to additional information for practice. Best Practices boxes are integrated throughout to focus on best practices in the operating room as they pertain to the application of current research. A new chapter on Complementary Therapies (Chapter 32) addresses care from a holistic perspective and helps the reader understand the availability of alternative techniques in caring for the surgical patient. History boxes are integrated throughout to provide interesting side notes about the changes in perioperative practice.

Alexander s Care of the Patient in Surgery

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 9781497039575
Release Date: 2017-10-24
Genre: Education

Facts101 is your complete guide to Alexander's Care of the Patient in Surgery. In this book, you will learn topics such as Workplace Issues and Staff Safety,, Infection Prevention and Control,, Anesthesia,, and Positioning the Patient for Surgery, plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Blick in die Ewigkeit

Author: Eben Alexander
Publisher: Integral
ISBN: 9783641095918
Release Date: 2013-03-04
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

Eine spektakuläre Reise in das Leben nach dem Tod Was geschieht, wenn wir sterben? Gibt es ein Leben nach dem Tod? Fragen, die jeden Menschen berühren und die in diesem Buch auf revolutionäre Weise neu beantwortet werden. Mit 54 Jahren erkrankt der renommierte Neurochirurg und Harvard-Dozent Eben Alexander an einer extrem seltenen Form der Hirnhautentzündung. Er fällt ins Koma. Die Ärzte stellen fest, dass sein Gehirn irreparabel geschädigt ist, und prognostizieren sein baldiges Ende. Doch Eben Alexander kehrt ins Leben zurück – und gesundet innerhalb kurzer Zeit. Minutiös berichtet der Gehirnforscher, was er während des Komas durchlebte: Begleitet von einem Engelwesen taucht er ein in eine Welt ohne Zeit und Raum, in der sich ihm die göttliche Quelle allen Seins offenbart. Hier erfährt er: Wir alle sind Teil eines universalen, unsterblichen Bewusstseins.

Perioperative Nursing E Book

Author: Lois Hamlin
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780729578875
Release Date: 2011-12-01
Genre: Medical

This new text discusses the roles and responsibilities of those working within the perioperative environment in Australia and New Zealand. It highlights the changing face of perioperative nursing and gives an overview of key concepts including anaesthetic, intraoperative and postanaesthesia recovery care; day surgery and endoscopy. Professional development and medico-legal aspects are also discussed. This is an introductory text which will appeal to a broad market from trainee enrolled nurses; to undergraduate nursing students doing a perioperative clinical placement; to postgraduate students of perioperative nursing. Registered nurses working within or preparing to work within this area, as well as other operating room staff such as anaesthetic technicians will also find this text invaluable.

Nursing Interventions Clinical Skills

Author: Anne Griffin Perry
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323241151
Release Date: 2015-01-08
Genre: Medical

Master nursing skills with this guide from the respected Perry, Potter & Ostendorf author team! The concise coverage in Nursing Interventions & Clinical Skills, 6th Edition makes it easy to master the clinical skills required in everyday nursing practice. Clear guidelines address 159 basic, intermediate, and advanced skills — from measuring body temperature to insertion of a peripheral intravenous device — and step-by-step instructions emphasize the use of evidence-based concepts to improve patient safety and outcomes. Its friendly, easy-to-read writing style includes a streamlined format and an Evolve companion website with review questions and handy checklists for each skill. Coverage of 159 skills and interventions addresses basic, intermediate, and advanced skills you'll use every day in practice. UNIQUE! Using Evidence in Nursing Practice chapter provides the information needed to use evidence-based practice to solve clinical problems. Safe Patient Care Alerts highlight unusual risks in performing skills, so you can plan ahead at each step of nursing care. Delegation & Collaboration guidelines help you make decisions in whether to delegate a skill to unlicensed assistive personnel, and indicates what key information must be shared. Special Considerations indicate additional risks or accommodations you may face when caring for pediatric or geriatric patients, and patients in home care settings. Documentation guidelines include samples of nurses’ notes showing what should be reported and recorded after performing skills. A consistent format for nursing skills makes it easier to perform skills, always including Assessment, Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation. A Glove icon identifies procedures in which clean gloves should be worn or gloves should be changed in order to minimize the risk of infection. Media resources include skills performance checklists on the Evolve companion website and related lessons, videos, and interactive exercises on Nursing Skills Online. NEW coverage of evidence-based techniques to improve patient safety and outcomes includes the concept of care bundles, structured practices that have been proven to improve the quality of care, and teach-back, a new step that shows how you can evaluate your success in patient teaching. NEW! Coverage of HCAHPS (Hospital Care Quality Information from the Consumer Perspective) introduces a concept now widely used to evaluate hospitals across the country. NEW! Teach-Back step shows how to evaluate the success of patient teaching, so you can be sure that the patient has mastered a task or consider trying additional teaching methods. NEW! Updated 2012 Infusion Nurses Society standards are incorporated for administering IVs, as well as other changes in evidence-based practice. NEW topics include communication with cognitively impaired patients, discharge planning and transitional care, and compassion fatigue for professional and family caregivers.

Handbuch Klinisches Risikomanagement

Author: Alexander Euteneier
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 9783662451502
Release Date: 2015-11-01
Genre: Medical

Risiken lassen sich nicht ausschließen – aber minimieren Klinisches Risikomanagement ist wesentlicher Bestandteil ärztlichen und pflegerischen Handelns. 35 Experten erläutern aus ihrer Fachperspektive Grundlagen und Konzepte, zeigen praktische Lösungen auf und stellen notwendige Werkzeuge, u.a. Checklisten, Standard Operating Procedures, Critical Incident Reporting-Systeme, Mortalitäts- & Morbiditäts-Konferenzen, Peer Reviews, Ursachenanalysen, Qualitäts- und Patientensicherheitsindikatoren sowie Methoden der Risikoerfassung und Bewertung vor. Risikorelevantes Managementwissen und Erkenntnisse aus der Human Factor Forschung fließen in die Themen wie Führung, Teamentwicklung, Schulungen und Trainings, Mitarbeitermotivation, Patientensicherheit und Entwicklung einer Sicherheitskultur ein. Das zentrale Anliegen dieses Handbuchs ist es, die wesentlichen Elemente des klinischen Risikomanagement umfassend und aus verschiedenen Blickwinkeln darzustellen. Es werden sowohl medizinische, managementbezogene, ökonomische als auch juristische Themen angesprochen, um dem Leser alles an die Hand zu geben, ein effizientes Risikomanagement - am eigenen Bedarf orientiert - zu implementieren. Die Zielgruppe dieses Buches sind dementsprechend Entscheidungsträger und Führungskräfte, sowie die vielen Umsetzer vor Ort, wie Geschäftsführer, Ärztliche Direktoren, Pflegedirektoren, Chefärzte, Oberärzte in Führungspositionen, Pflegedienstleitungen, Stationsleitungen, Risikomanager, Qualitätsmanager- und Beauftragte, Personalmanager, Hygienemanager- und Beauftragte, IT-Führungskräfte, Apotheker, Medizintechniker, Krisenmanager und Juristen.

Operationsatlas Chirurgie

Author: Volker Schumpelick
Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag
ISBN: 9783131537348
Release Date: 2013-03-20
Genre: Medical

Der wertvolle Begleiter durch die chirurgische Weiterbildung! - Konsequent strukturierter Text zu jedem Eingriff vermittelt klare und rasche Orientierung - Atlasteil erläutert die chirurgische Anatomie in detailreichen Bildern mit ausführlichen Legenden - Präzise Zeichnungen veranschaulichen das praktische, schrittweise Vorgehen - Zuordnung der Bilder zu den OP-Meilensteinen erleichtert das Erlernen - Einprägsame Darstellung der aktuellen chirurgischen Praxis - Hervorragende Grundlage zum Assistieren und als Anleitung zur selbstständigen Durchführung

Vermessung der Ewigkeit

Author: Eben Alexander
Publisher: Ansata
ISBN: 9783641157692
Release Date: 2015-05-11
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

Neue Antworten auf die großen Fragen des Lebens Die Nahtoderfahrung, von der Dr. Eben Alexander in seinem SPIEGEL-Bestseller Blick in die Ewigkeit berichtete, berührte Millionen von Menschen weltweit. Für den Neurochirurgen war sie der Anlass für eine weitaus umfassendere Erforschung dessen, was nach dem Tod geschieht: In seinem neuen Buch setzt er sein eigenes Nahtoderlebnis in Beziehung zu modernsten Wissenschaften, zu spirituellen und philosophischen Weisheitslehren sowie Aufsehen erregenden Erfahrungsberichten anderer Menschen. In Form von sieben fundamentalen Erkenntnissen über das Leben nach dem Tod lädt er zu einer spannenden Reise auf die »andere Seite« ein und führt vor Augen: Unser jetziges Leben ist nur ein kleines Kapitel in einer viel größeren Geschichte – der spirituellen Entwicklung des Universums. Und unsere unsterbliche Seele ist jederzeit Teil dieser Entwicklung ...

All In One Care Planning Resource

Author: Pamela L. Swearingen
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323392440
Release Date: 2015-02-02
Genre: Medical

The only book featuring nursing care plans for all core clinical areas, Swearingen's All-In-One Nursing Care Planning Resource, 4th Edition provides 100 care plans with the nursing diagnoses and interventions you need to know to care for patients in all settings. It includes care plans for medical-surgical, maternity/OB, pediatrics, and psychiatric-mental health, so you can use just one book throughout your entire nursing curriculum. This edition includes a new care plan addressing normal labor and birth, a new full-color design, new QSEN safety icons, new quick-reference color tabs, and updates reflecting the latest NANDA-I nursing diagnoses and collaborative problems. Edited by nursing expert Pamela L. Swearingen, this book is known for its clear approach, easy-to-use format, and straightforward rationales. NANDA-I nursing diagnoses are incorporated throughout the text to keep you current with NANDA-I terminology and the latest diagnoses. Color-coded sections for medical-surgical, maternity, pediatric, and psychiatric-mental health nursing care plans make it easier to find information quickly. A consistent format for each care plan allows faster lookup of topics, with headings for Overview/Pathophysiology, Health Care Setting, Assessment, Diagnostic Tests, Nursing Diagnoses, Desired Outcomes, Interventions with Rationales, and Patient-Family Teaching and Discharge Planning. Prioritized nursing diagnoses are listed in order of importance and physiologic patient needs. A two-column format for nursing assessments/interventions and rationales makes it easier to scan information. Detailed rationales for each nursing intervention help you to apply concepts to specific patient situations in clinical practice. Outcome criteria with specific timelines help you to set realistic goals for nursing outcomes and provide quality, cost-effective care. NEW! Care plan for normal labor and birth addresses nursing care for the client experiencing normal labor and delivery. UPDATED content is written by practicing clinicians and covers the latest clinical developments, new pharmacologic treatments, patient safety considerations, and evidence-based practice guidelines. NEW full-color design makes the text more user friendly, and includes NEW color-coded tabs and improved cross-referencing and navigation aids for faster lookup of information. NEW! Leaf icon highlights coverage of complementary and alternative therapies including information on over-the-counter herbal and other therapies and how these can interact with conventional medications.

Certification for PeriAnesthesia Nursing E Book

Author: ASPAN
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781437726114
Release Date: 2007-12-27
Genre: Medical

Written by the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses (ASPAN) — the leading organization for perianesthesia nursing education, practice, standards and research — this book is the only question-based CAPA and CPAN exam review available. All 700 questions include comprehensive rationales and are individually referenced to current research. This review/practice tool provides you with the core knowledge, essential skills, and fundamental principles integral to perianesthesia nursing practice. Case study and clinical application questions help you prepare for in-hospital or ambulatory certification. Questions are written at different levels of difficulty throughout, with a strong emphasis on application. Case-based scenarios help you apply your knowledge and challenge your understanding of perianesthesia clinical practice. Detailed rationales are provided for every question, ensuring that you understand why answers are correct or incorrect. Each question is referenced to up-to-date research and key resources, making it easy to locate necessary resources based on your own study plan. UNIQUE! This review is based on the latest CPAN and CAPA examination blueprints, ensuring that you are fully prepared for what you will face on these examinations. All questions are revised or completely new to reflect the latest standards of practice.

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists E Book

Author: Jaime C. Paz
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323227537
Release Date: 2013-12-01
Genre: Medical

Familiarize yourself with the acute care environment with this essential guide to physical therapy practice in an acute care setting. Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists, 4th Edition helps you understand and interpret hospital protocol, safety, medical-surgical ‘lingo’, and the many aspects of patient are from the emergency department to the intensive care unit to the general ward. This restructured new edition streamlines the text into four parts— Introduction, Systems, Diagnoses, and Interventions to make the book even easier to use as a quick reference. Intervention algorithms, updated illustrations, and language consistent with the ICF model all help you digest new information and become familiar with new terminology. This comprehensive resource is just what you need to better manage the specific needs of your patients in the complex acute care environment. Intervention algorithms, tables, boxes, and clinical tips highlight key information about the acute care environment in a format that makes finding and digesting information easy. The major body system chapters provide the evidence-based information you need to understand the complex issues of patients in the acute care environment so you can optimally manage the needs of your patients. Current information on medications, laboratory tests, diagnostics, and intervention methods relevant to patients in the acute care environment illustrates how the acute care environment can impact these elements. Clinical tips highlight key points and provide access to the tips and tricks accumulated over a career by an experienced clinician. Language consistent with the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition offers common linguistic ground through the use of Guide standards. Lay-flat pages and uncluttered design make the book easier to use as a quick reference. NEW! Restructured table of contents helps you quickly locate information. NEW! Language from the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) model adopted by the American Physical Therapy Association increases your familiarity with terminology. NEW! New intervention algorithms along with existing algorithms break clinical decision-making into individual steps and sharpens your on-the-spot critical-thinking skills. NEW! A quick-reference appendix covering abbreviations commonly found in the acute care environment supplies the translation tools you need, while flagging any abbreviations that may be harmful to the patient.