A Guide to Mastery in Clinical Nursing

Author: Dr. Joyce Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN, FNAP
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826132444
Release Date: 2017-12-28
Genre: Medical

Designed for both new registered nurses and nurses transitioning to a new clinical area, this extensive clinical reference is the only resource to provide essential information on more than 300 topics from 11 specialty areas. Concise and practical entries provide fundamental coverage of the most common clinical problems and issues encountered in nursing practice today. Key leaders in clinical content areas authored content on emergency and critical care, geriatric nursing, health systems and health promotion, medical surgical nursing, neonatal nursing, nurse anesthesia, obstetrics and women’s health, palliative care, perioperative nursing, pediatric nursing, and psychiatric mental health nursing. Alphabetized for easy access, each entry includes a definition and description of the clinical problem, etiology, nursing assessment, related problems, interventions, nursing management and evaluation, and safety considerations. The Considerations section of each topic focuses on the role of the nurse throughout the treatment process, and discusses the role of other health care providers with a focus on multidisciplinary treatment. Intended primarily for university and hospital libraries, A Guide to Mastery in Clinical Nursing will also be of value to nursing faculty, undergraduate and graduate-level nurses and nursing students at all levels. Key Features: Provides essential information on over 300 clinical topics from 11 specialty areas Offers key knowledge for nurses new to practice or working in an unfamiliar nursing area Presented in a consistent format for ease of use Includes an overview of each specialty area Focuses on the role of the nurse throughout the treatment process Written and edited by expert clinicians and educators in each clinical area

AAGBI Core Topics in Anaesthesia 2012

Author: Ian Johnston
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118228005
Release Date: 2011-10-05
Genre: Medical

Based on the Association of Anesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland's (AAGBI) continuing education lecture series, this clinical-oriented book covers the latest developments in research and the clinical application to anesthesia and pain control.

Basic Anesthesiology Examination Review

Author: George W. Williams
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199381623
Release Date: 2016-02-03
Genre:

Basic Anesthesiology Examination Review is a high-yield, streamlined study aid specifically designed for Anesthesiology residents preparing for the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA) Basic Anesthesiology Exam. Chapters deliver succinct and efficiently communicated summaries of all content listed in the ABA exam outline, plus highlighted key facts, mneomnics, and relevant images and diagrams. Chapters conclude with board-style practice questions and annotated answers, followed by key references and further reading. With this book as a guide, readers will be able to efficiently prepare for the Basic Anesthesiology Examination and master the key facts and concepts that provide the scientific roundation for the practice of Anesthesiology.

Core Topics in Cardiac Anesthesia

Author: Jonathan H. Mackay
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521196857
Release Date: 2012-03-15
Genre: Medical

Since the publication of the first edition of Core Topics in Cardiac Anesthesia, the clinical landscape has undergone significant change. Recent developments include the increased use of electrophysiology, the resurgence of primary percutaneous intervention in acute coronary syndromes, the use of percutaneous devices in patients previously considered inoperable, and the withdrawal of aprotinin. Against this landscape, this invaluable resource has been fully updated. New chapters are dedicated to right heart valves, pulmonary vascular disease, cardiac tumours and cardiac trauma. All other chapters have been updated according to the latest international guidelines. Written and edited by an international author team with a wealth of expertise in all aspects of the perioperative care of cardiac patients, topics are presented in an easy to digest and a readily accessible manner. Core Topics in Cardiac Anesthesia, Second Edition is essential reading for residents and fellows in anesthesia and cardiac surgery and clinical perfusionists.

Quality of Anesthesia Care An Issue of Anesthesiology Clinics E Book

Author: Mark Neuman
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455709076
Release Date: 2011-03-14
Genre: Medical

This issue on sex and gender comes at an opportune time, as the DSM-IV is being revised, and in particular sex and gender issues are being reconsidered. This issue focuses on research in the area of gender variant children and transgender adolescents, assessment of several scenarios and clear information on practice parameters. Therapy for gender variant children and transgender adolescents is discussed in detail, as well as parents' perspectives, ethical legal, and non-discrimination issues, and education on these subjects. International standards of care are also discussed.

Year Book of Anesthesiology and Pain Management 2012 E Book

Author: David H. Chestnut
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323089562
Release Date: 2012-06-06
Genre: Medical

The Year Book of Anesthesiology and Pain Management brings you abstracts of the articles that reported the year's breakthrough developments in anesthesiology, carefully selected from more than 500 journals worldwide. Expert commentaries evaluate the clinical importance of each article and discuss its application to your practice. Topics included are: Anesthesia-Related Pharmacology and Toxicology, Anesthesia Techniques and Monitors, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia, Pediatric Anesthesia, Obstetric Anesthesia, Pain Management, and Geriatric Medicine. The Year Book of Anesthesiology and Pain Management is published annually in June.

Pain Medicine

Author: P. Prithvi Raj
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: UOM:39015056658357
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Medical

Here's a quick, focused review of all of the core knowledge in pain medicine. Based upon Dr. Raj's PRACTICAL MANAGEMENT OF PAIN, 3rd Edition, it presents concise outline summaries of the most important concepts in the field, including anatomy and physiology · symptoms · acute and chronic pain syndromes · evaluation and investigation of pain patients · treatment modalities · special situations · and more. Board-style review questions, with answers, test readers' mastery of the material in each chapter. And, a new, comprehensive exam at the end of the book enables readers to assess their overall grasp of the subject matter. Features contributions from many new authors, presenting fresh perspectives on every area of pain management. Covers hot topics such as acute pain · trauma pain · cancer pain · interventional techniques · diagnostic tools for pain management · palliative care · and economics of pain medicine. Encompasses all of the content covered in the pain management certification and recertification exams. Offers new suggested reading lists for more in-depth study.

Morgan and Mikhail s Clinical Anesthesiology 6th edition

Author: John F. Butterworth
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
ISBN: 1259834425
Release Date: 2018-08-21
Genre: Medical

The most engagingly written, clinically relevant overview of the practice of anesthesiology IN FULL COLOR! Hailed as the best primer on the topic, Morgan & Mikhail’s Clinical Anesthesiology has remained true to its stated goal: “to provide a concise, consistent presentation of the basic principles essential to the modern practice of anesthesia.” This trusted classic delivers comprehensive coverage of the field’s must-know basic science and clinical topics in a clear, easy-to-understand presentation. At the same time it has retained its value for coursework, review, or as a clinical refresher. This Sixth Edition has been extensively revised to reflect a greater emphasis on critical care medicine, enhanced recovery, and ultrasound in anesthesia practice. Key features that make it easier to understand complex topics:•Rich full-color art work combined with a modern, user-friendly design make information easy to find and remember•Case discussions promote application of concepts in real-world clinical practice•Boxed Key Concepts at the beginning of each chapter identify important issues and facts that underlie the specialty •Numerous tables and figures encapsulate important information and facilitate recall•Up-to-date discussion of all relevant areas of anesthesiology, including equipment and monitors, pharmacology, pathophysiology, regional anesthesia, pain management, and critical care•URLs for societies, guidelines, and practice advisories

Surgical Palliative Care and Pain Management An Issue of Anesthesiology Clinics E Book

Author: Geoffrey Dunn
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455742660
Release Date: 2012-03-28
Genre: Medical

This issue of Anesthesiology Clinics brings the reader up to date on the most important advances in surgical palliative care for anesthesiology intensivists. Topics covered include recent trends and developments, palliative care of patients on high doses of narcotics, trauma in the surgical ICU, care of family in the surgical ICU, communication skills in palliative surgery, surgical palliative care in Haiti, and much more.

Certification and Core Review for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing E Book

Author: AACN
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455704132
Release Date: 2012-09-06
Genre: Medical

The only exam review for the two leading neonatal critical-care nursing certification examinations, Certification and Core Review for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 4th Edition prepares you for your exam with realistic questions and test simulation. Based on the blueprints of the AACN's CCRN-Neonatal exam and the NCC's Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing (RNC-NIC) exam, review questions cover the information in Core Curriculum for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 3rd Edition, and reflect essential knowledge, the latest evidence, and best practices. A total of 600 questions and answers with rationales are provided. Developed by the AACN, AWHONN, and NANN, this powerful review tool offers excellent preparation for your certification exam! This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Endorsed by the three most authoritative associations in neonatal intensive care nursing: the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN); the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN); and the National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN). Answers are provided for each question, accompanied by rationales and references, to enhance your understanding of the material. Realistic exam practice is offered through questions that mirror the certification exam content, the multiple-choice question format, and the distribution of content. Updated questions reflect the information in Core Curriculum for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 4th Edition, and the latest test plans by both AACN and NCC. Complete remediation includes rationales for both correct and incorrect answers. A compact, portable size makes the book easier to study anytime, anywhere.

Evidence Based Practice of Anesthesiology E Book

Author: Lee A Fleisher
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455740383
Release Date: 2013-01-15
Genre: Medical

Make informed clinical decisions with reliable, up-to-date guidance from Evidence-Based Practice of Anesthesia, 3rd Edition! Leading authority Lee A. Fleisher, MD expertly explores the full range of important issues in perioperative management, discussing the available options, examining the relevant research, and presenting practical recommendations. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader with intuitive search tools and adjustable font sizes. Elsevier eBooks provide instant portable access to your entire library, no matter what device you're using or where you're located. Make sound, evidence-based decisions on every aspect of patient care: preoperative assessment, monitoring and administration of anesthesia during surgery, postoperative intensive care management, and postoperative pain management. Master the current best practices you need to know for day-to-day practice and oral board review. Confidently navigate the latest issues thanks to new chapters on optimal airway management in GI endoscopy, the role of Ketamine for perioperative management, fast-track surgery, and hypothermia after intraoperative cardiac arrest, plus many other vital updates. Efficiently translate evidence into practice with numerous quick-reference tables and short, well-organized chapters that promote fast and effective decision making. Get practical decision-making tools you can use in both routine care and complicated or special situations.

Clinical Anaesthesia

Author: Carl L. Gwinnutt
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 1405115521
Release Date: 2004-10-11
Genre: Medical

Lecture Notes: Clinical Anaesthesia introduces students, junior doctors, general practitioners and allied health professionals to the modern principles and practices of clinical anaesthesia. Diagrams, photographs and key fact boxes support easy understanding of key information. The content is divided into: Anaesthetic Assessment and preparation for surgery Anaesthesia Postanaesthesia care Management of perioperative emergencies and cardiac arrest Recognition and management of teh critically ill patient Anaesthetists and chronic pain Additional sections also introduce Intensive Care, Pain Management and Resuscitation. Lecture Notes: Clinical Anaesthesia is written specifically for medical students, junior doctors, anaesthetic nurses, emergency physicians and operating department practitioners. This text can be used as a core text or as a supplementary revision resource. Review quotes from the Previous Edition “The book provides much more than a taste of anaesthesia. With the use of clear diagrams, photographs, and key facts boxes many areas relevant to the clinical medical student and house officer are demystified.” SpR in Anaesthesia, Bristol in Anaesthesia Points West, September 1999 "This short, yet comprehensive Lecture Notes clearly takes the reader through the basis of anaesthesia. It is clearly illustrated with summary boxes and diagrams and the text is formatted with bullet points." Black Bag, november 1997

Core Topics in Neuroanaesthesia and Neurointensive Care

Author: Basil F. Matta
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139499859
Release Date: 2011-10-13
Genre: Medical

Core Topics in Neuroanesthesia and Neurointensive Care is an authoritative and practical clinical text that offers clear diagnostic and management guidance for a wide range of neuroanesthesia and neurocritical care problems. With coverage of every aspect of the discipline by outstanding world experts, this should be the first book to which practitioners turn for easily accessible and definitive advice. Initial sections cover relevant anatomy, physiology and pharmacology, intraoperative and critical care monitoring and neuroimaging. These are followed by detailed sections covering all aspects of neuroanesthesia and neurointensive care in both adult and pediatric patients. The final chapter discusses ethical and legal issues. Each chapter delivers a state-of-the art review of clinical practice, including outcome data when available. Enhanced throughout with numerous clinical photographs and line drawings, this practical and accessible text is key reading for trainee and consultant anesthetists and critical care specialists.

Anaesthesia Pain Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine A P I C E

Author: A. Gullo
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9788847003514
Release Date: 2007-02-19
Genre: Medical

In modern medicine the most functional methodologies are taking an increasing importance in spreading informations, rendering it credible while at the same time using reliable data to focus interaction between basic science and clinical medicine. Critical care medicine embraces these needs and more than any other discipline thrives and develops thanks to interdisciplinary contact. APICE 2004 has been organised to provide precise answers to these issues. In particular, considerable emphasis has been given to the reviews regarding the most important aspects - or the most significant clinical developments - in the sectors involving variety of functions: neurological, respiratory and cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, metabolism and perfusion; trauma infections, sepsis and organ failure; perioperative medicine and life support techniques; information technology dedicated to clinical medicine, but also as a means of information and education. The contributing authors are all part of leading research groups at the international level in the various sectors presented in the volume.