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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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"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,

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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.

Editorial Reviews

Doody's Review Service
Reviewer: Kathleen M. Woodruff, DNP, RN, ANP-BC(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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826118790
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
10/25/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
332
Sales rank:
1,125,377
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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