Essential Procedures for Practitioners in Emergency, Urgent, and Primary Care Settings: A Clinical Companion

Essential Procedures for Practitioners in Emergency, Urgent, and Primary Care Settings: A Clinical Companion

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by Theresa M. Campo
     
 

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ISBN-10: 082611878X

ISBN-13: 9780826118783

Pub. Date: 10/25/2010

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

This companion is a highly accessible and comprehensive clinical guide to performing procedures in the emergency, urgent, and primary care settings. Designed as an easy-to-use reference, it is the only volume to address procedures for all three specialty settings.

This book presents 72 of the most commonly performed procedures used in these settings and organizes

Overview

This companion is a highly accessible and comprehensive clinical guide to performing procedures in the emergency, urgent, and primary care settings. Designed as an easy-to-use reference, it is the only volume to address procedures for all three specialty settings.

This book presents 72 of the most commonly performed procedures used in these settings and organizes them into system-specific categories. Each procedure is presented using a concise format and includes 168 original photos and line drawings to highlight the written content and provide clear directions regarding exactly how to perform each procedure.

Background of the procedure

Patient presentation

Treatment options

Contraindications

Special considerations

Procedure preparation, including patient preparation and equipment

Step-by-step instruction for the procedure

Postprocedure considerations

Educational points

Complications

Author Pearls

Resources

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826118783
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
10/25/2010
Pages:
328
Sales rank:
353,776
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword K. Sue Hoyt Elda G. Ramirez xv

Preface xvii

I Introduction

1 The Basics of Patient Procedures: Universal Precautions, Infection Control, Patient Preparation, and Education Theresa M. Campo 1

2 Consent Theresa M. Campo 7

II Procedures for Airway Management

3 Procedures for Basic Airway Management Keith A. Lafferty 13

4 Airway Foreign Body Removal Keith A. Lafferty 21

III Managing Pain Using Injectable Anesthetics

5 Anesthetic Agents and Procedures for Local and Field Infiltration Keith A. Lafferty 29

6 Procedures for Performing Regional Anesthesia Keith A. Lafferty 37

7 Procedure for Performing Digital Anesthesia Keith A. Lafferty 47

8 Procedure for Performing Beir Anesthesia Keith A. Lafferty 51

9 Procedure for Performing Auricular Anesthesia Theresa M. Campo 55

IV Skin and Wound Management Procedures

10 Overview of Wound Healing: Anatomy and Physiology Theresa M. Campo 59

11 Procedure for Managing Puncture Wounds Theresa M. Campo 67

12 Procedures for Removing a Soft Tissue Foreign Body Theresa M. Campo 71

13 Managing Animal and Human Bites Theresa M. Campo 81

14 Wound Closure Procedures Theresa M. Campo 87

15 Managing Minor Burns Theresa M. Campo 105

V Procedures for the Management of Nail and Nailbed Injuries

16 Procedure for Managing Ingrown Toe Nails Theresa M. Campo 111

17 Procedures for Treating Subungual Hematoma Theresa M. Campo 119

18 Procedures for Managing Paronychia Theresa M. Campo 123

19 Procedures for Treating Felons Theresa M. Campo 129

VI Incision and Drainage Procedures

20 Abscess Overview Theresa M. Campo 135

21 Procedure for Incision and Drainage of Subcutaneous Abscess Theresa M. Campo 139

22 Procedure for Managing Pilonidal Cyst/Abscess Theresa M. Campo 147

23 Procedure for Managing Bartholin Abscess Theresa M. Campo 153

VII Procedures for Examination and Treatment of Common Eye Injuries

24 Eye Examination Larry Isaacs 159

25 Managing Eye Injuries Larry Isaacs 165

VIII Procedures for Managing Common Nose Conditions

26 Procedures for Controlling Epistaxis Larry Isaacs 171

27 Procedure for Nasal Foreign Body Removal Larry Isaacs 175

IX Procedures for Managing Common Ear Injuries

28 Procedure for Cerumen Removal Theresa M. Campo 179

29 Procedure for Foreign Body Removal From the Ear Canal and Lobe Theresa M. Campo 185

30 Procedure for Managing an Auricular Hematoma Theresa M. Campo 191

X Procedures for Examination and Management of Common Dental Injuries

31 Dental Anatomy, Examination, and Anesthetics Theresa M. Campo 197

32 Procedures for Managing Dental Injuries Theresa M. Campo 207

XI Procedures for Managing Common Musculoskeletal Conditions and Injuries

33 Procedure for Arthrocentesis Keith A. Lafferty 219

34 Procedure for Therapeutic Joint Injection Keith A. Lafferty 225

35 Procedure for Shoulder Dislocation Keith A. Lafferty 231

36 Procedure for Patella Dislocation Keith A. Lafferty 239

37 Procedure for Digit Dislocation Keith A. Lafferty 243

38 Procedure for Managing Nurse Maid's Elbow Keith A. Lafferty 249

39 Procedure for Splinting of Extremities Keith A. Lafferty 253

XII Procedures for Managing Common Gastrointestinal Conditions

40 Procedure for Managing a Thrombosed Hemorrhoid Keith A. Lafferty 263

XIII Procedures for Managing Common Genitourinary Conditions

41 Procedure for Treating a Hair Tourniquet Lee Ann Boyd 271

42 Procedures for Treating Phimosis and Paraphimosis Lee Ann Boyd 277

43 Suprapubic Catheter Care and Troubleshooting Lee Ann Boyd 285

44 Procedure for Removal of Vaginal Foreign Body Lee Ann Boyd 291

XIV Procedures for Performing Skin Biopsy

45 Procedures for Performing Skin Biopsy Joseph Hong 295

Appendix-Drug Names 301

Index 305

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