ABC of Practical Procedures

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John Wiley & Sons, Sep 22, 2009 - Medical - 144 pages
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The ABC of Practical Procedures is a fully illustrated guide to the core skills and procedures all those at the frontline of care need to know.

With over 280 full colour illustrations, every stage of each procedure is illustrated with colour step-by-step photographs as it is being performed. Covering key competencies such local anaesthesia, blood taking, and thoracic drain and central venous catheter insertions, each practical procedure is accompanied with useful hints and tips for key learning.

This new ABC provides a guide to performing the most common practical procedures undertaken by healthcare professionals including junior doctors, nurses and paramedics. It is also ideal for the needs of the Foundation Programme, for all trainee doctors and medical students.

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Contents

Ch01 Introduction
1
Ch02 Consent and Documentation
3
Ch03 Universal Precautions and Infection Control
6
Ch04 Local Anaesthesia and Safe Sedation
11
Ch05 Sampling BloodTaking and Cultures
18
Ch06 Sampling Arterial Blood Gases
23
Ch07 Sampling Lumbar Puncture
29
Ch08 Sampling Ascitic Tap
35
Ch14 Therapeutic Airway Insertion of Laryngeal Mask Airway
70
Ch15 Therapeutic Endotracheal Intubation
73
Ch16 Therapeutic Ascitic Drain
80
Ch17 Therapeutic Chest Drain
84
Ch18 Monitoring Urinary Catheterisation
91
Ch19 Monitoring Central Line
97
Ch20 Monitoring Arterial Line
101
Ch21 Specials Suturing and Joint Aspiration
107

Ch09 Sampling Pleural Aspiration
39
Ch10 Access Intravenous Cannulation
44
Ch11 Access Central Venous
50
Ch12 Access Emergency Intraosseous Access and Venous Cutdown
57
Ch13 Therapeutic Airway Basic Airway Manoeuvres and Adjuncts
65
Ch22 Specials Paediatric Procedures
114
Ch23 Specials Obstetrics and Gynaecology
120
Index
125
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Tim Nutbeam MB ChB - Department of Emergency Medicine, Good Hope Hospital, Sutton Coldfied, UK

Ron Daniels - Critical Care and Anaesthetic Consultant, Good Hope Hospital, Heart of England Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK 

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