Principles of Perioperative Practice

Author: Martin Hind,Paul Wicker

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780443062513

Category: Medical

Page: 237

View: 2613

(Churchill Livingstone) Bournemouth Univ., UK. Practical look at the role of the perioperative nurse. Discusses risk assessment and health and safety, ethics, quality, and new technology. Focuses on the multi-disciplinary team. For practitioners, students, and managements. British-oriented. Softcover.

Perioperative Practice

Fundamentals of Homeostasis

Author: Nicola Baird,John Clancy,Andrew McVicar

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113457018X

Category: Medical

Page: 306

View: 5625

Written by experienced nurse lecturers and a theatre nurse, Perioperative Practice highlights and explains the biological processes which can be disrupted by a major surgical procedure. Using the concept of homeostasis as a framework, the authors look at issues common to all surgical procedures such as the influence of anaesthesia on the nervous system or perioperative pain management. Individual chapters cover: the human body and principles of homeostasis the surgical approach and endoscopic procedures perioperative influences on body fluid homeostasis perioperative influences on immunological homeostasis and wound healing perioperative influences on cardiovascular homeostasis perioperative influences on respiratory homeostasis anaesthesia, stress and surgery pain and pain relief in the perioperative patient. Generously illustrated in colour and black and white, the text features further learning activities and useful summaries of key points. It provides an important resource and supporting text for all nurses undertaking courses in theatre work or related areas or already working in such areas.

A Textbook of Perioperative Care

Author: Kate Woodhead,Paul Wicker

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 044307285X

Category: Medical

Page: 401

View: 5546

Woodhead and Wicker's new text will be the foremost reference source for all perioperative practitioners. The content mirrors the dynamics of modern perioperative practice by focusing on surgical interventions in all the environments in which it is currently practised, including A&E departments, general practice clinics, intensive care units, and at the site of serious accidents. Theatre practice is becoming increasingly specialist; this book does not attempt to to reflect the needs of all specialties, but instead concentrates on the principles of practice, applicable to any setting and any specialty. It has a very practical focus - it aims to be the book that nurses and ODPs reach for in order to answer their practical questions - but is not be procedure-driven. Instead, it sets out the principles of perioperative practice, from which practitioners will be able to develop their own practice techniques. Reflects principles of practice, applicable to any perioperative environment Strong practical focus Edited by two of the biggest 'names' in the international perioperative nursing sphere, with contributions from other well-known and authoritative sources Excellent opportunities to develop links with the National Association of Theatre Nurses and the European Operating Room Association The team of contributors are experienced practitioners working directly with perioperative patients or in perioperative education An original model for ethical practice is proposed: the Reid model is the first such ethical model to be proposed for the perioperative environment Includes one of the only chapters in any perioperative book which specifically focuses on the care of the elderly. The research chapter encourages the use of evidence based practice and the development of perioperative research The unique chapter on care of the mentally ill will support practitioners who are not qualified in psychiatry to care for mentally ill patients. This is an area where there is a great information deficit Key points listed for each chapter Sections have been completely revised from previous edition - key subject areas now stand-alone chapters rather than sections within much larger chapters - creates ease of access for user Change of editorship Recognises the diversity of perioperative environments much more explicitly than previous edition

Perioperative Practice at a Glance

Author: Paul Wicker

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118842162

Category: Medical

Page: 160

View: 7656

From the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series comes this new title on all aspects of caring for patients in the perioperative environment. From pre-operative care, through the anaesthetic and surgical phases to post-operation and recovery, this easy-to-read, quick-reference resource uses the unique at a Glance format to quickly convey need-to-know information in both images and text, allowing vital knowledge to be revised promptly and efficiently. Brings together all aspects of perioperative practice in one easy-to-read book Moves through the patient journey, providing support to perioperative practitioners in all aspects of their role Covers key information on perioperative emergencies Includes material on advanced skills to support Advanced Practitioners Each topic is covered in two pages, allowing for easy revision and reference This is a must-have resource for operating department practitioners and students, theatre nurses and nursing students, and trainee surgeons and anaesthetists.

Fundamentals of Nursing

Active Learning for Collaborative Practice

Author: Barbara L Yoost,Lynne R Crawford

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323296890

Category: Medical

Page: 1216

View: 3129

There’s a new fundamentals text in town. One that centers on simple language, active learning, and a fresh new way to help you truly understand, apply, and retain important nursing information and concepts. Introducing the brand new Fundamentals of Nursing text from Yoost and Crawford. Written in a warm and conversational style, this innovative text starts by guiding you towards a basic understanding of the nursing profession and then logically progresses through the nursing process and into the safe and systematic methods of applying care. Each chapter features realistic case studies and critical thinking exercises woven throughout the content to help you continually apply what you’ve learned to actual patient care. Conceptual care maps further your ability to make clinical judgments and synthesize knowledge as you develop plans of care after analyzing and clustering related patient assessment data. All of this paired with a wealth of student-friendly learning features and clinically-focused content offers up a fundamentally different — and quite effective — way for you to easily master the fundamentals of nursing. UNIQUE! Active learning approach centers on case studies and critical thinking exercises that are woven throughout each chapter to ensure readers are able to apply chapter content to broader nursing concepts and realistic patient scenarios. UNIQUE! Simple to complex progression of information starts by guiding readers towards a basic understanding of the nursing profession and then logically progressing through the nursing process and into the safe and systematic methods of applying care. UNIQUE! Warm, conversational style devoid of repetitive discussions and unnecessary information slows down the pace of information to give readers time to critically think and master all fundamental concepts and skills. UNIQUE! Conceptual care maps require readers to develop a plan of care after analyzing and clustering related patient assessment data. This unique learning tool assists readers in recognizing the importance of each type of assessment data and furthers your ability to make clinical judgments and synthesize knowledge about the whole patient. Learning objectives carried throughout the chapter features the objective being showcased at the start of the chapter, tied to headings throughout the chapter, and once again reinforced at the close of the chapter. Nursing Skills sections provide information on the purpose, procedures, evidence-based practice, special circumstances, and more for a variety of important nursing skills — all supported by rationales, photos, and illustrations. Nursing Care Guidelines highlight information (including background, procedural concerns, documentation concerns, and evidence-based practice) and resources to reduce risk and ensure safety for the patient and nurse. Diverse mix of clinically focused boxes are incorporated throughout each chapter.

Perioperative Nursing - EBook-epub

An Introduction

Author: Lois Hamlin,Menna Davies,Marilyn Richardson-Tench,Sally Sutherland-Fraser

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729585506

Category: Medical

Page: 384

View: 5781

Perioperative Nursing 2e has been written by local leaders in perioperative nursing and continues to deliver a contemporary, practical text for Australian and New Zealand perioperative nurses. Appropriate for nursing students and graduates entering the perioperative environment, Perioperative Nursing, 2e offers a sound foundational knowledge base to underpin a perioperative nursing career. This unique text will also be of value to those undertaking postgraduate perioperative studies, as well as to more experienced perioperative nurses seeking to refresh their knowledge or expand their nursing practice. This essential title examines the roles and responsibilities of nurses working within a perioperative environment, providing an overview of key concepts in perioperative care. The scope of this book addresses anaesthetic, intraoperative and postanaesthetic recovery care, as well as day surgery and evolving perioperative practices and environments. Research boxes where appropriate Feature boxes on special populations, such as paediatric, geriatric and bariatric patients Emphasis is placed on the concept of the patient journey, working within interprofessional teams, communication, teamwork, patient and staff safety, risk management strategies and medico-legal considerations. Now endorsed by ACORN Aligns with the 2016 ACORN and PNC NZNO Standards Reflects the latest national and international standards, including the NSQHS Standards, the new NMBA Standards for Practice for Registered and Enrolled Nurses and the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist Includes two new chapters: The perioperative team and interdisciplinary collaboration and Perioperative patient safety Supporting online resources are available on evolve.

Alexander's Surgical Procedures - E-Book

Author: Jane C. Rothrock,Sherri Alexander

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323292704

Category: Medical

Page: 944

View: 4931

Developed specifically for surgical technologists, Alexander's Surgical Procedures provides proven, step-by-step coverage of essential surgical procedures from one of the most trusted sources in surgical technology. Building on the renowned content of Alexander's Care of the Surgical Patient, 14th Edition, respected authorities Jane Rothrock and Sherri Alexander (AST president 2007 - 2011) guide you through the pre-op set up, procedure pathology/steps, and post-op considerations for all required procedures. This approachable, easy-to-use resource complements the fundamental coverage in your other surgical technology textbooks, and detailed procedure videos on a companion Evolve website help you ensure success from the classroom to the OR. Content adapted from Alexander's Care of the Surgical Patient, 14th Edition provides comprehensive procedural coverage optimized for your specific needs as a surgical technologist. Surgical Technologist Considerations boxes detail practical strategies for applying chapter content to specialty procedures. Complete pre-op set up, draping, and other instructions for each procedure equip you to confidently perform all of the duties of surgical technologist in the OR setting. Chapter Outlines, Learning Objectives, and Chapter Summaries help you study chapter content more effectively. Review questions in the text and case studies on Evolve reinforce key concepts and encourage critical thinking. OR Live links on Evolve direct you to step-by-step procedure videos for commonly performed procedures. More than 700 full-color illustrations clarify surgical anatomy, instrumentation, procedures, and methods. Surgical Pharmacology tables provide quick, convenient access to generic/trade names, purpose/description, and pharmacokinetics for drugs most commonly associated with each specific surgical procedure. Cutting-edge content reflects the latest interventions and patient care techniques in surgical practice. Geriatric Consideration boxes help you manage surgical challenges unique to geriatric patients. Patient Safety boxes alert you to recent Joint Commission safety initiatives to ensure safe performance of key tasks. History boxes present chapter content in a broader context to enhance your understanding and retention. Ambulatory Surgical Considerations boxes highlight important changes to patient care within appropriate procedures. Risk Reduction Strategies boxes provide specific steps you can take to improve patient safety.

Carpentier's Reconstructive Valve Surgery E-Book

Author: Alain Carpentier,David H. Adams,Farzan Filsoufi

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455710776

Category: Medical

Page: 368

View: 7834

Carpentier’s Reconstructive Valve Surgery presents you with authoritative guidance on reconstructive techniques for degenerative mitral valve disease. Alain Carpentier, MD, PhD—who pioneered the field—David H. Adams, MD; and Farzan Filsoufi, MD provide step-by-step instructions for each procedure and over 200 detailed anatomic drawings so that you can effectively apply the techniques of a master. Apply the techniques and procedures of Dr. Alain Carpentier—pioneer of mitral valve reconstruction—to your practice. View more than 200 detailed anatomic drawings that depict reconstruction procedures clearly. Master each procedure using step-by-step instructions and a consistent chapter format. Grasp the nuances of procedures thanks to "tips from the Master" and a section of questions and answers. Tap into the knowledge and experience of leaders in the field of mitral valve repair and reconstruction.

Gupta and Gelb's Essentials of Neuroanesthesia and Neurointensive Care

Author: Ram Adapa,Derek Duane,Arun Gupta,Adrian Gelb

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1316602524

Category: Medical

Page: 350

View: 2462

This second edition presents core clinical neuroanesthesia and neurointensive care knowledge in a practical, user-friendly format.

Small Animal Surgery Secrets

Author: Joseph Harari

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1560535792

Category: MEDICAL

Page: 431

View: 6750

Focused and concise, yet comprehensive in scope, this text provides essential, practical information for solving surgical problems commonly encountered on rounds, in clinical situations, and in surgery. In more than 100 chapters, the expert contributors propose key questions and provide answers to solve these situations that confront practicing small animal veterinarians every day. The text begins with general concepts of surgery, including anesthesia, minimally invasive surgery, and wound management, followed by sections devoted to soft tissue, orthopedic, neurologic, oncologic, and oral surgery written by a diverse group of expert contributors from academic, private, and industrial practice. Concise answers with valuable pearls, tips, memory aids, and "secrets" 105 succinct chapters in surgery by nationally recognized experts Bulleted lists and tables for quick review Thorough, highly detailed index

Manual of ICU Procedures

Author: Mohan Gurjar

Publisher: JP Medical Ltd

ISBN: 9351524221

Category: Medical

Page: 738

View: 1237

Manual of ICU Procedures is a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to intensive care procedures. The book is divided into four anatomical sections, and a final miscellaneous section. Section one covers airway and respiratory, followed by; vascular and cardiac; neurological; gastrointestinal, abdominal, and genitourinary procedures. Each section covers an extensive range of procedures, and each chapter begins with basic principles before describing the procedure step-by-step. Enhanced by 428 colour images and illustrations, Manual of ICU Procedures is an ideal resource for all critical care professionals. Key Points Step-by-step guide to a range of intensive care procedures Covers respiratory, cardiovascular, neurological, gastrointestinal, genitourinary and miscellaneous procedures 428 colour images

Neurocritical Care Management of the Neurosurgical Patient

Author: Monisha Kumar,Joshua Levine,James Schuster,W. Andrew Kofke

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323322220

Category: Medical

Page: 500

View: 8087

Kumar and colleagues’ Neurocritical Care Management of the Neurosurgical Patient provides the reader with thorough coverage of neuroanatomical structures, operative surgical approaches, anesthetic considerations, as well as the full range of known complications relating to elective and non-elective neurosurgical procedures. Drawing upon the expertise of an interdisciplinary team of physicians from neurosurgery, neurology, anesthesiology, critical care, and nursing backgrounds, the text covers all aspects intensivists need to be aware of in order to provide optimal patient care. Over 100 world-renowned authors from multispecialty backgrounds (neurosurgeons, neuro-interventionalists, and neurointensivists) and top institutions contribute their unique perspectives to this challenging field. Six sections cover topics such as intraoperative monitoring, craniotomy procedures, neuroanesthesiology principles, spine and endovascular neurosurgery, and additional specialty procedures. Includes 300 tables and boxes, 70 line artworks, and 350 photographic images. Clinical pearls pulled out of the main text offer easy reference.

Elsevier's Surgical Technology Exam Review

Author: Anbalagan George,Joseph E Charleman

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323414885

Category: Medical

Page: 192

View: 5436

The all-in-one surgical technology review you’ve been waiting for is finally here! Elsevier's Surgical Technology Exam Review combines comprehensive content review, worktext practice, and customizable simulated testing options to give you the 360-degree preparation needed for success on the CST exam. Content chapters offer a thorough review of the CST exam focus areas - including medical terminology, basic science, asepsis, surgical technique, and surgical procedures - all in a helpful outline format. Each chapter also features full-color images and illustrations, review questions with rationales, and surgical concept maps., A sample exam at the end of the book provides a simulated test-day experience. The realistic preparation continues online with a testing engine that lets you access exam questions by category or create custom-generated exams that match the format of the CST exam. If you’re looking to pass the CST and be fully prepared for clinical practice, this is the one Surgical Technology review book that you can’t afford to be without! UNIQUE! All-in-one resource incorporates content discussions, worktext practice, review questions, and six full practice exams to fully prepare users for the certification exam. UNIQUE! Surgical concept maps in the worktext help emphasize the critical thinking skills needed for clinical success by combining relevant medical terminology, anatomy, pathophysiology, microbiology, and pharmacology for each surgical procedure and helping users learn how to apply that foundational knowledge to the operating room. Content chapters offer a thorough review of the CST exam focus areas - including medical terminology, basic science, asepsis, surgical technique, and surgical procedures - all in an outline format. National Board format utilizes the exam blueprint for the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting’s CST exam to organize content and practice exams. Six practice exams (each with 175 questions) help users improve familiarity with answering exam-style questions and build test-taking confidence. Realistic testing experience utilizes an online, computer-based testing environment and timing function to mimic the actual testing experience. Practice exam customization enables users to practice specific CST blueprint categories in practice mode or use an auto-generator for full CST-style tests in exam mode. Answer keys and rationales for each chapter review question and practice test question help users fully comprehend the information being asked and why a specific choice is best. UNIQUE! Full-color photos and illustrations offer vivid images of instruments, equipment, clinical situations, concept maps, and basic science to help improve comprehension. Chapter review questions allow users to test their level of comprehension before moving onto the next chapter and provide practice for the simulated exams.

Evidence-based Practice of Palliative Medicine

Author: Nathan E. Goldstein,Rolfe Sean Morrison

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 143773796X

Category: Medical

Page: 499

View: 5218

"Evidence-Based Practice of Palliative Medicine" is the only book that uses a practical, question-and-answer approach to address evidence-based decision making in palliative medicine. Dr. Nathan E. Goldstein and Dr. R. Sean Morrison equip you to evaluate the available evidence alongside of current practice guidelines, so you can provide optimal care for patients and families who are dealing with serious illness.

Oxford Handbook of Surgical Nursing

Author: Divisional Director of Nursing (Surgery) Visiting Professor of Nursing Mark Radford,Senior Lecturer & Head of Department Adult & Critical Care Nursing Maria Kisiel,Alison Smith

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199642664

Category:

Page: 752

View: 876

Concise, practical, and packed full of clinical information, the Oxford Handbook of Surgical Nursing is the essential resource for all those working in nursing practice surgery and its sub-specialties. Easily-accessible, this handbook provides all of the information and practical advice needed to care effectively and professionally for surgical patients This handbook provides a thorough introduction to the principles and practice of the care of patients undergoing the range of surgical procedures. It covers all of the core elements of surgical care from point of diagnosis, through to discharge and rehabilitation. The Oxford Handbook of Surgical Nursing provides clinical knowledge and skills for managing complex cases in the hospital or clinic. This guide will assist the reader in understanding the core role of the surgical nurse within the modern surgical team, to plan, implement and evaluate patient care delivery, and to manage complications arising from surgery. Evidence-based, and following the latest national guidelines, you can be sure this will be an indispensable companion, for all nurses, whether new to the specialty, or more experienced in surgical care.

Medical-Surgical Nursing

Making Connections to Practice

Author: Janice Hoffman,Nancy Sullivan

Publisher: F A Davis Company

ISBN: 9780803644175

Category: Medical

Page: 1728

View: 1637

Davis Advantage for Medical-Surgical Nursing www.DavisAdvantage.com Instant Access: 978-0-8036-6037-3 Access Card: 978-0-8036-6038-0 Learn - Apply - Assess Davis Advantage Med-Surg is a comprehensive curriculum solution that creates a seamless learning experience across the Learn-Apply-Assess continuum. It combines an innovative text, Medical-Surgical Nursing: Making Connections to Practice, with two online programs, Personalized Learning Plans and Davis Edge for Med-Surg. Together, they create an immersive, multimedia experience that tracks each student's progress and assesses their knowledge until they have mastered the concepts and are ready to apply them in class, clinical, and practice. LEARN The Textbook Medical-Surgical Nursing: Making Connections to Practice Janice Hoffman, PhD, RN, ANEF, Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing, Columbia, MO Nancy Sullivan, DNP, RN, Assistant Professor/Simulations Director, Acute and Chronic Care, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing This student-focused text connects the concepts students are learning in class to the real world in which they will practice. A consistent, streamlined organization and a wealth of pedagogical features promote critical thinking and clinical decision making by emphasizing the patient-centered role of the nurse and the hows and whys of clinical presentation and treatment plans for their patients. APPLY Personalized Online Learning Plans Personalized Learning Plans offer multiple paths to learning success. Students are assessed on their comprehension of key topics and then are given a plan to work through based on their strengths and weaknesses. Interactive case studies, animations and dynamic activities engage students and bring the concepts to life to help drive mastery. ASSESS Personalized Online Quizzing Davis Edge Med-Surg Davis Edge Med-Surg is the adaptive quizzing platform that uses NCLEX(R)-style questions for assessment and remediation. Its interactive, question-based format provides the practice students need to master course content and improve their scores on classroom exams through a series of personalized quizzes based on each student's performance. A special code in the front of the book unlocks Personalized Learning Plan and Davis Edge for students, including an interactive ebook version of the text. See what instructors are saying... "Davis Advantage was easy to access, with pertinent information. Having students prep before class is essential to learning ... [Davis Advantage is] concise and easy to read without going through paragraphs to obtain the information needed to understand the nursing process for a particular disease. Plus, rationales are included for improved understanding! Students want to know what is necessary to know. A clear, consistent format is helpful for them." - Suzanne Carlson, RN, MSN, Instructor at Southwestern Community College "What I loved about Davis Advantage was the online supportive learning. The short video was packed with valuable information that appealed to the visual learner. The Q&A was great to validate key concepts; then there was the Personalized Teaching Plans for faculty that were an excellent source of an alternative classroom strategy. Loved the set-up!" - Frances Rice-Farrand DNP, APRN, CNS, CNE, Instructor at California State University Also Available: Diseases and Disorders: A Nursing Therapeutics Manual, 5th Edition

Pocket Guide to the Operating Room

Author: Maxine A Goldman

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803620519

Category: Medical

Page: 1252

View: 783

This pocket guide presents more than 500 surgical procedures! State-of-the-art revisions familiarize the reader with new standards of excellence for care of the surgical patient in the perioperative environment. For each procedure, you’ll find a definition • discussion • description of the surgery • preparation of the patient • skin preparation • draping technique • instrumentation • supplies • and special notes pertinent to that surgery.