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

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This is a necessary addition to the library of any healthcare provider performing common procedures in the emergency room, urgent care, or primary care setting. This resource has been extensively researched to provide the most up-to-date, evidence-based information. It will be a valuable asset for practitioners performing common procedures. Score: 100, 5 stars

--Doody's

This user-friendly, easy to understand, procedurally focused resource ...

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

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Overview

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This is a necessary addition to the library of any healthcare provider performing common procedures in the emergency room, urgent care, or primary care setting. This resource has been extensively researched to provide the most up-to-date, evidence-based information. It will be a valuable asset for practitioners performing common procedures. Score: 100, 5 stars

--Doody's

This user-friendly, easy to understand, procedurally focused resource offers the necessary background information, illustrations, and step-by-step instructions for providing safe and efficient treatment to patients in these care settings to not only the novice but to experts in emergent and urgent care.

K. Sue Hoyt, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CEN, FAEN, FAANP
St. Mary Medical Center, Long Beach, CA
Elda G. Ramirez, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, FAANP
University of Texas Health Center Houston
(From the Foreword)

This companion is a highly accessible and comprehensive clinical guide to performing procedures in the office, urgent, and emergency 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 original photos, line drawings, and tables to highlight the written content and provide clear directions regarding exactly how to perform each procedure.

Chapters include:

  • Background of the procedure
  • Patient preparation
  • Treatment options
  • Contraindications
  • Special considerations
  • Procedure preparation, including patient preparation and equipment
  • Step-by-step instruction for procedure
  • Post procedure considerations
  • Education points
  • Complications
  • Author's Pearls
  • Resources .
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Editorial Reviews

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Reviewer: Kathleen M. Woodruff, RN, MS, CRNP(Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing)
Description: This wonderful, user-friendly reference provides detailed up-to-date, evidence-based descriptions of commonly performed procedures using a clear and systematic format.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide practitioners with current, evidence-based information about common procedures in a concise and systematic framework. The book is intended as a clinical companion for healthcare providers.
Audience: The audience includes students and current practitioners, both advanced practice nurses and physician assistants. The contributors are clinical experts with multiple years of experience.
Features: The book is divided into 14 sections on specific topics that together cover the spectrum of commonly preformed procedures by practitioners in emergency, urgent care, and primary care settings. Chapters are organized into the format of: background pathophysiology, details of the disease processes, and clearly described procedures. Each topic includes essential information on preparation, the procedure, postprocedure care, and patient education. Chapters also include a section of the author's pearls. The pictures and diagrams are extremely useful.
Assessment: This is a necessary addition to the library of any healthcare provider performing common procedures in the emergency room, urgent care, or primary care setting. This resource has been extensively researched to provide the most up-to-date, evidence-based information. It will be a valuable asset for practitioners performing common procedures.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826118790
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/25/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 328
  • Sales rank: 1,353,092
  • File size: 10 MB

Meet the Author

Theresa M Campo DNP, APRN, NP-C is a nurse practitioner in the Quick Care Center of the Emergency Department in Southern New Jersey and is owner and primary lecturer of Farfalla Education LLC. She is an adjunct professor at Case Western Reserve University and The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey. Theresa has over 16 years experience in emergency medicine as a Registered Professional Nurse and Advanced Practice Nurse.

Theresa has lectured nationally and internationally as well as authored articles in peer reviewed journals.

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Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface Elda G. Ramirez Ramirez, Elda G.

I. Introduction Elda G. Ramirez Ramirez, Elda G.

1 The Basics of Patient Procedures: Universal Precautions, Infection Control, Patient Preparation, and Education Elda G. Ramirez Ramirez, Elda G. 1

2 Consent Theresa M. Campo Campo, Theresa M. 7

II. Procedures For Airway Management Theresa M. Campo Campo, Theresa M.

3 Procedures for Basic Airway Management Theresa M. Campo Campo, Theresa M. 13

4 Airway Foreign Body Removal Keith A. Lafferty Lafferty, Keith A. 21

III. Managing Pain Using Injectable Anesthetics Keith A. Lafferty Lafferty, Keith A.

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

6 Procedures for Performing Regional Anesthesia Keith A. Lafferty Lafferty, Keith A. 37

7 Procedure for Performing Digital Anesthesia Keith A. Lafferty Lafferty, Keith A. 47

8 Procedure for Performing Beir Anesthesia Keith A. Lafferty Lafferty, Keith A. 51

9 Procedure for Performing Auricular Anesthesia Keith A. Lafferty Lafferty, Keith A. 55

IV. Skin And Wound Management Procedures Theresa M. Campo Campo, Theresa M.

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

11 Procedure for Managing Puncture Wounds Theresa M. Campo Campo, Theresa M. 67

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

13 Managing Animal and Human Bites Theresa M. Campo Campo, Theresa M. 81

14 Wound Closure Procedures Theresa M. Campo Campo, Theresa M. 87

15 Managing Minor Burns Theresa M. Campo Campo, Theresa M. 105

V. Procedures For The Management Of Nail And Nailbed Injuries Theresa M. Campo Campo, Theresa M.

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

17 Procedures for Treating Subungual Hematoma Theresa M. Campo Campo, Theresa M. 119

18 Procedures for Managing Paronychia Theresa M. Campo Campo, Theresa M. 123

19 Procedures for Treating Felons Theresa M. Campo Campo, Theresa M. 129

VI. Incision And Drainage Procedures Theresa M. Campo Campo, Theresa M.

20 Abscess Overview Theresa M. Campo Campo, Theresa M. 135

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

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

23 Procedure for Managing Bartholin Abscess Theresa M. Campo Campo, Theresa M. 153

VII. Procedures For Examination And Treatment Of Common Eye Injuries Teresa M. Campo Campo, Teresa M.

24 Eye Examination Teresa M. Campo Campo, Teresa M. 159

25 Managing Eye Injuries Larry Isaacs Isaacs, Larry 165

VIII. Procedures For Managing Common Nose Conditions Larry Isaacs Isaacs, Larry

26 Procedures for Controlling Epistaxis Larry Isaacs Isaacs, Larry 171

27 Procedure for Nasal Foreign Body Removal Larry Isaacs Isaacs, Larry 175

IX. Procedures For Managing Common Ear Injuries Larry Isaacs Isaacs, Larry

28 Procedure for Cerumen Removal Larry Isaacs Isaacs, Larry 179

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

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

X. Procedures For Examination And Management Of Common Dental Injuries Theresa M. Campo Campo, Theresa M.

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

32 Procedures for Managing Dental Injuries Theresa M. Campo Campo, Theresa M. 207

XI. Procedures For Managing Common Musculoskeletal Conditions And Injuries Theresa M. Campo Campo, Theresa M.

33 Procedure for Arthrocentesis Theresa M. Campo Campo, Theresa M. 219

34 Procedure for Therapeutic Joint Injection Keith A. Lafferty Lafferty, Keith A. 225

35 Procedure for Shoulder Dislocation Keith A. Lafferty Lafferty, Keith A. 231

36 Procedure for Patella Dislocation Keith A. Lafferty Lafferty, Keith A. 239

37 Procedure for Digit Dislocation Keith A. Lafferty Lafferty, Keith A. 243

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

39 Procedure for Splinting of Extremities Keith A. Lafferty Lafferty, Keith A. 253

XII. Procedures For Managing Common Gastrointestinal Conditions Keith A. Lafferty Lafferty, Keith A.

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

XIII. Procedures For Managing Common Genitourinary Conditions Keith A. Lafferty Lafferty, Keith A.

41 Procedure for Treating a Hair Tourniquet Keith A. Lafferty Lafferty, Keith A. 271

42 Procedures for Treating Phimosis and Paraphimosis Lee Ann Boyd Boyd, Lee Ann 277

43 Suprapubic Catheter Care and Troubleshooting Lee Ann Boyd Boyd, Lee Ann 285

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

XIV. Procedures For Performing Skin Biopsy Lee Ann Boyd Boyd, Lee Ann

45 Procedures for Performing Skin Biopsy Lee Ann Boyd Boyd, Lee Ann 295

Appendix Drug Names Joseph Hong Hong, Joseph 301

Index Joseph Hong Hong, Joseph 305

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