Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office E Book

Author: Stanley F. Malamed
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323171250
Release Date: 2014-10-27
Genre: Medical

Be prepared to handle life-threatening dental emergencies! Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office, 7th Edition helps you learn the skills needed to manage medical emergencies in the dental office or clinic. It describes how to recognize and manage medical emergencies promptly and proactively, and details the resources that must be on hand to deal effectively with these situations. This edition includes new guidelines for drug-related emergencies, cardiac arrest, and more. Written by respected educator Dr. Stanley Malamed, this expert resource provides dental professionals with the tools for implementing a basic action plan for managing medical emergencies. "It successfully fulfils its aim of stimulating all members of the dental team to improve and maintain their skills in the effective prevention, recognition and management of medical emergencies." Reviewed by European Journal of Orthodontics, March 2015 "...very easy to read and provides a very comprehensive reference for a variety of medical emergencies." Reviewed by S.McKernon on behalf of British Dental Journal, July 2015 A logical format reflects the way emergencies are encountered in a dental practice, with chapters organized by commonly seen clinical signs and symptoms, such as unconsciousness or altered consciousness, respiratory distress, seizures, drug-related emergencies, chest pain, and cardiac arrest. Step-by-step procedures include detailed, numbered instructions for stabilizing and treating victims (PCABD) in common medical emergencies. Full-color illustrations demonstrate emergency techniques in realistic clarity. Summary tables and boxes make it easy to find essential concepts and information. Quick-reference algorithms in the appendix include step-by-step diagrams showing the decision-making process in common emergency situations. A differential diagnosis chapter ends each of the book’s parts on common emergencies. UPDATED content includes the most current guidelines for drug-related emergencies, unconsciousness, altered consciousness, and cardiac arrest as well as protocols for obstructed airway management. UPDATED PCABD boxes reflect the American Heart Association’s new sequence of steps for stabilizing and treating victims with an easy-to-remember acronym: Positioning, Circulation, Airway, Breathing, and Definitive Management. UPDATED! Emergency drug and equipment kit instructions help you assemble emergency kits and ensure that your dental office has safe, current materials on hand.

Medical Surgical Nursing

Author: Sharon L. Lewis
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323371438
Release Date: 2016-09-08
Genre: Medical

Learn how to become an exceptional caregiver in today’s evolving healthcare environment! Written by a dedicated team of expert authors led by Sharon Lewis, Medical-Surgical Nursing, 10th Edition offers up-to-date coverage of the latest trends, hot topics, and clinical developments in the field. Completely revised and updated content explores patient care in various clinical settings and focuses on key topics such as patient safety, NCLEX exam preparation, evidence-based practice, and teamwork. A variety of helpful boxes and tables make it easy for you to find essential information and the accessible writing style and building-block approach make even the most complex concepts easy to grasp. Best of all — a complete collection of learning and study resources helps you learn more effectively and offers valuable, real-world preparation for clinical practice. Highly readable format offers you a strong foundation in medical-surgical nursing. Content written and reviewed by leading experts in the field ensures that information is comprehensive, current, and clinically accurate. Informatics boxes discuss how technology is used by nurses and patients in healthcare settings. Expanded coverage of evidence-based practice helps you understand how to apply the latest research to real-life patient care. Expanded Safety Alerts throughout the book highlight patient safety issues and focus on the latest National Patient Safety Goals. UNIQUE! "Levels of Care" approach explains how nursing care varies for different levels of health and illness. Bridge to NCLEX Examination review questions at the end of each chapter reinforce key content while helping you prepare for the NCLEX examination with both standard and alternate item format questions. Unfolding case studies included throughout each assessment chapter help you apply concepts and procedures to real-life patient care. Managing Care of Multiple Patients case studies at the end of each section help you apply your knowledge of various disorders and prioritize and delegate patient care. Separate chapter on genetics focuses on the practical application to nursing care of patients. Genetics in Clinical Practice boxes address key topics such as genetic testing, Alzheimer’s disease, sickle cell disease, and genetics-related ethical issues. Genetic Risk Alerts and Genetic Link headings highlight specific genetic issues related to body system assessments and disorders. NEW! Interprofessional Care tables emphasize the importance of total patient care and outline the role of each provider in managing disorders. NEW! Teamwork & Collaboration boxes highlight your role in working with members of the interprofessional team. NEW! Check Your Practice boxes challenge you to think critically and interact with patient data. NEW! Becoming a Nurse Leader boxes introduce you to concepts related to being a responsible team member and leader. NEW! Patient and Caregiver Teaching chapter includes a stronger focus on informatics to reflect the current use of technology as it relates to patient self-management. NEW! Core clinical content focuses on highlighting and incorporating QSEN competencies.

Certification Review for PeriAnesthesia Nursing

Author: ASPAN
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455749829
Release Date: 2012-04-04
Genre: Medical

The only question-based CAPA and CPAN exam review available, Certification Review for PeriAnesthesia Nursing, 3rd Edition is written by the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses (ASPAN) -- the leading organization for perianesthesia nursing education, practice, standards and research. A total of 600 multiple-choice review questions includes case study and clinical application questions, answers, comprehensive rationales, and references to current research. Questions are updated to reflect the latest standards of practice and ABPANC's examination blueprints. From Barbara Putrycus and Jacqueline Ross, this ASPAN practice tool helps you review the core knowledge and essential skills you need for in-hospital or ambulatory certification. It has come to our attention that that there are errors in the 3rd edition of ASPAN/Putrycus/Ross: Certification Review for Perianesthesia Nursing. Those errors have now been corrected. Please contact Customer Service at 1-800-545-2522 and mention part number 9996090566 to receive the corrections. We sincerely apologize for any problems this may have caused. UNIQUE! Review is based on the latest CPAN and CAPA examination blueprints, preparing you for the four core areas of knowledge tested: physiological, behavioral and cognitive, safety, and patient advocacy. Essential core concepts and cross references to ASPAN's PeriAnesthesia Nursing Core Curriculum, 2nd Edition, are listed in the beginning of each chapter. Case study and clinical application questions include answers, correct answer rationales, and individual rationale references for each question. Chapters are broken into sets, with at least 20 multiple-choice questions included in each set. Convenient index is organized by question number rather than page number. Questions are revised or completely new to reflect the latest standards of practice and ABPANC's examination blueprints. Updated rationales and references are provided. New format features answers and rationales after each set of questions and also provides an answer key for all chapters at the end of the book. A chapter outline is included at the beginning of every chapter, and thumb tabs help you navigate more easily through the book.

Clinical Companion to Medical Surgical Nursing

Author: Sharon L. Lewis
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323371506
Release Date: 2016-09-01
Genre: Medical

Get instant access to all the information you need for more than 200 medical-surgical conditions and procedures with the Clinical Companion to Medical-Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems. Designed to accompany the 10th Edition of the Lewis main text, this portable reference has been completely updated throughout to reflect current practice. The Clinical Companion is organized alphabetically for quick reference and includes a variety of full-color illustrations and summary tables to help you digest information quickly. Disorders section covers commonly encountered medical-surgical conditions in a consistent, clinically-relevant format that includes: Definition/Description Pathophysiology Clinical Manifestations Complications Diagnostic Studies Interprofessional Care (including Drug Therapy, where relevant) Nursing Management Treatments and Procedures section summarizes the need-to-know content about common medical-surgical treatments and procedures such as basic life support, enteral nutrition, and artificial airway management. Cross-references to Lewis: Medical-Surgical Nursing, 10th Edition, make it easy to locate more in-depth information. Patient and caregiver teaching content highlighted with a special icon, identifying information to share with patients and caregivers. Reference Appendix contains information commonly used in nursing practice, such as abbreviations, laboratory values, and commonly used formulas. NEW! Attractive full-color design ties the Clinical Companion to the textbook.

ACLS CPR And PALS

Author: Shirley A Jones
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 9780803643840
Release Date: 2014-03-24
Genre: Medical

Here’s all the information you need to respond to cardiac emergencies in one pocket-sized book! This quick-reference guide provides easy-to-access coverage of all three levels of care—infant, child, and adult—plus listings for all drugs required for ACLS and PALS in both adult and pediatric dosages.

Mosby s Comprehensive Review of Dental Hygiene E Book

Author: Michele Leonardi Darby
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323291064
Release Date: 2013-11-30
Genre: Medical

Your one-stop review for the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE), Mosby's Comprehensive Review of Dental Hygiene, 7th Edition is the most trusted review and study tool on the market. A total of 2,500 review questions including four online timed practice exams -- all with answers and rationales for remediation -- make this book stand out as a student favorite. Already known for its in-depth coverage, an easy-to-use outline format, and expert authorship, this review parallels the NBDHE with case studies, the "testlet" format for community health and research content, an emphasis on computer-based testing, and coverage of dynamic areas such as infection control and local anesthesia administration. Expert author Michele Darby provides the NBDHE review tool you cannot afford to be without! A comprehensive review includes all the necessary content for the NBDHE, with 2,500 review questions including four simulated exams. A logical organization covers the three main areas of the NBDHE: (1) the scientific basis for dental hygiene practice, (2) the provision of clinical dental hygiene services, and (3) community health and research principles. NBDHE-style review questions offer practice and self-assessment relating to key content. A new 350-question examination complete with Components A and B mimics the format of the NBDHE and is included in the back of the book and on the companion Evolve website; it provides answers, rationales, and a timer function. Three additional timed simulated practice examinations are provided on the companion website for additional test-taking experience. Case-based questions prepare you for the case studies and scenarios emphasized on the NBDHE. An outline format allows for easy review and study. Illustrations, diagrams, clinical photographs, and radiographs help in recognizing suspected pathologic processes and interpreting radiographs. Tables and boxes summarize concepts and procedures. Unique! Website tables in each chapter provide a quick reference to key sites for further research and study. Expert authors are leading educators, researchers, and practitioners, each of whom has an in-depth knowledge of what it takes to succeed on the NBDHE. 1,450 NEW practice questions are added to this edition for a more complete review. Updated content reflects changes and advances in areas such as infection control, pharmacology, digital imaging, and local anesthesia administration. Expanded case studies promote critical thinking and provide practice with the complex cases that make up Component B of the examination. NEW full-color photographs, illustrations, and radiographs accurately represent dental conditions. Labeling and identification exercises are included, with electronic flashcards for added vocabulary practice.

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Provider Manual

Author: American Heart Association
Publisher: Amer Heart Assn Incorporated
ISBN: UCSD:31822037199049
Release Date: 2006-01
Genre: Medical

This provider manual features case scenarios that help course participants apply new concepts to real-life situations. It includes material such as Effective Resuscitation Team Dynamics and the 10 ACLS Core Cases; a Student CD with video clips, optional material, anatomy/physiology, a quick reference guide, and reminder cards; two ACLS pocket reference cards; and the required ACLS Precourse Checklist. -- [from publisher's website]

Practical Guide to Mechanical Ventilation

Author: J. D. Truwit
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470976647
Release Date: 2011-05-03
Genre: Medical

A new, case-oriented and practical guide to one of the core techniques in respiratory medicine and critical care. Concise, practical reference designed for use in the critical care setting Case-oriented content is organised according to commonly encountered clinical scenarios Flow charts and algorithms delineate appropriate treatment protocols

Health Care Provider CPR

Author: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS),
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781449675554
Release Date: 2011-07-26
Genre: Health & Fitness

This manual is developed for use within health care provider level CPR training courses offered through the Emergency Care & Safety Institute. Based on the 2010 International Consensus Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiac Care (ECC), Health Care Provider CPR, Fourth Edition is ideal for use within courses designed to certify health care providers in CPR and AED. More than a stand-alone text, this student manual is the center of an integrated teaching and learning system that offers many resources to better support instructors and prepare students. This manual includes: Coverage of the 2010 CPR and ECC Guidelines: Clear, concise direction on how to perform CPR and use an AED during an emergency. Skill Drills: Offer step-by-step explanations and visual summaries of important skills. Emergency Care Wrap-Up Tables: Provide a concise summary of what signs first aiders should look for and what treatment steps they should take.

Tratado de Enfermagem M dico Cir rgica

Author: Sharon L. Lewis
Publisher: Elsevier Brasil
ISBN: 9788535268355
Release Date: 2013-08-27
Genre: Medical

Tenha sucesso nas aulas e no ambiente clínico com o conteúdo mais confiável e suas ferramentas pedagógicas interativas! Um bestseller da área, Tratado de Enfermagem Médico-Cirúrgica, 8a edição, discute de modo atualizado e baseado em evidências os últimos avanços clínicos de que você precisa saber para oferecer atendimento excepcional nos ambientes clínicos em rápida mutação em que hoje vivemos. Diversos quadros e tabelas facilitam o encontro de informações essenciais e o estilo simples de escrita faz com que até mesmo os conceitos mais complexos possam ser aprendidos com facilidade. O Tratado de Enfermagem Médico-Cirúrgica é uma obra abrangente e atualizada sobre os temas tratados na assistência de enfermagem ao adulto nas afecções clinicas e cirúrgicas mais comuns da prática da enfermagem. Trata-se de um excelente referencial para o ensino de graduação de enfermagem. Sua revisão e adaptação foram realizadas por enfermeiros e docentes especializados nas diversas áreas de conhecimento. Este trabalho envolveu a adequação à linguagem prática de nossa realidade, bem como aos recursos e condições de atendimento de saúde brasileiros. Determinados aspectos da prática americana foram mantidos a título de conhecimento dos alunos de graduação, porém são apresentados acompanhados de notas de revisão que trazem os esclarecimentos pertinentes à abordagem brasileira. O processo de adaptação foi aprimorado com a padronização dos termos traduzidos e também de siglas e abreviaturas comumente utilizadas em nosso meio. O trabalho da equipe de revisores resultou em uma obra com abordagem compatível com as situações de assistência e ensino de enfermagem em nossa realidade.

Advanced First Aid CPR and AED

Author: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS),
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781449666941
Release Date: 2011-03-25
Genre: Health & Fitness

This manual is developed for use within advanced first aid, CPR, and AED training courses offered through the Emergency Care & Safety Institute. Based on the 2010 International Consensus Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiac Care (ECC), Advanced First Aid, CPR, and AED, Sixth Edition is ideal for use within college-level courses designed to certify individuals in first aid, CPR, and AED. More than a stand-alone text, this student manual is the center of an integrated teaching and learning system that offers many resources to better support instructors and prepare students. This manual includes: Coverage of the 2010 CPR and ECC Guidelines: Clear, concise direction on how to perform CPR and use an AED during an emergency. Current information on injuries and illnesses: Core information for first aiders presented in a clear and straightforward format. Skill Drills: Offer step-by-step explanations and visual summaries of important skills. Emergency Care Wrap-Up Tables: Provide a concise summary of what signs first aiders should look for and what treatment steps they should take.