Essential Clinical Procedures: Expert Consult - Online and Print / Edition 2

Essential Clinical Procedures: Expert Consult - Online and Print / Edition 2

by Richard W. Dehn
ISBN-10:
1416030018
ISBN-13:
2901416030019
Pub. Date:
12/27/2006
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
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Essential Clinical Procedures: Expert Consult - Online and Print / Edition 2

Written by foremost experts in the field, the 2nd Edition of this concise, well-organized text presents the latest common diagnostic and treatment-related procedures that you need to know. Its clear and concise hands-on guidance takes you step by step through the "how-to's" of more than 70 procedures. You'll also find important information on what needs to be done before and immediately following a procedure. It also provides the background and rationale behind each procedure. A host of supporting information in areas such as patient education, informed consent, billing, and delivering bad news ensures that you have all of the information you need to deliver the best and safest care to your patients.

• Features more than 200 illustrations depicting procedure steps and other important concepts.
• Presents information on patient preparation and the use of instruments and materials to help ensure the safe and effective performance of procedures.
• Highlights warnings to alert you to specific dangers, and points out what not to do when performing a procedure.
• Includes guidance on possible complications, rationales, and precautions to provide an overview of the "why," and not just the "how," of procedures.
• Covers nonprocedural issues including informed consent, standard precautions, patient education, and procedure documentation.

• Offers comprehensive updates throughout to incorporate new procedures and practices.
• Features new chapters on removing Cerumen foreign bodies from the ear
• corneal abrasion and foreign body removal from the eye
• endometrial biopsy
• diabetic foot care
• conscious sedation
• ambulatory care billing and coding
• and delivering bad news

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2901416030019
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 12/27/2006
Edition description: REV
Pages: 580
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Informed Consent

2. Standard Precautions

3. Sterile Technique

4. Blood Pressure Measurement

5. Venipuncture

6. Obtaining Blood Cultures

7. Inserting Intravenous Catheters

8. Arterial Puncture

9. Injections

10. Recording an Electrocardiogram

11. Exercise Stress Testing for the Primary Care Provider

12. Endotracheal Intubation

13. Office Pulmonary Function Testing

14. Nasogastric Tube Placement

15. Lumbar Puncture

16. Urinary Bladder Catheterization

17. Clinical Breast Examination

18. The Pelvic Examination and Obtaining a Routine Papanicolaou’s Smear

19. Examination of the Male Genitalia

20. Joint and Bursal Aspiration

21. Casting and Splinting

22. Local Anesthesia

23. Wound Closure

24. Dermatologic Procedures

25. Incision and Drainage of an Abscess

26. Wound Dressing Techniques

27. Cryosurgery

28. Treating Ingrown Toenails

29. Draining Subungual Hematomas

30. Anoscopy

31. Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

32. Removal of Cerumen and Foreign Bodies from the Ear

33. Corneal Abrasion and Ocular Foreign Body Removal

34. Endometrial Biopsy

35. Foot Examination of the Diabetic Patient

36. Procedural Sedation

37. Patient Education Concepts

38. Outpatient Coding

39. Documentation

40. Giving Sad and Bad News

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