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Author Thomas, Rachel K
Title Practical Medical Procedures at a Glance : Practical Medical Procedures at a Glance
Imprint Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2015
book jacket
Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (135 pages)
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At a Glance Ser
Note Intro -- Practical Medical Procedures at a Glance -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- About the companion website -- How to use your textbook -- Part 1 Introduction -- 1 Overview of practical procedures -- What are practical procedures? -- Why are they important? -- Using this resource -- General advice -- 2 Non-technical skills -- What are non-technical skills? -- Why are they important? -- Aspects of verbal communication -- Aspects of non-verbal communication -- Aspects of written communication -- Aspects of non-technical skills -- 3 Waste, sharps disposal and injuries -- What is waste and sharps disposal? -- Why is waste and sharps disposal important? -- What is a sharps injury? -- What should you do if a sharps injury occurs? -- Part 2 Common preliminary components -- 4 Identifying a patient -- What is patient identification? -- Why is identifying a patient important? -- Different types of identification -- Aspects of identification -- Procedure -- 5 Consent, capacity and documentation -- What is consent? -- What is capacity? -- Why are consent and capacity important? -- What is documentation, and why is it important? -- 6 Hand hygiene and personal protective equipment -- What is hand hygiene? -- What is personal protective equipment? -- Why are hand hygiene and PPE important? -- Procedure -- 7 Scrubbing in -- What is scrubbing in? -- Why is scrubbing in important? -- Aspects of scrubbing in? -- Procedure -- 8 Asepsis -- What is aseptic technique? -- Why do it? -- Procedure -- Aspects of ANTT -- Part 3 Common non-invasive ward procedures -- 9 Measuring vital signs -- What are vital signs? -- Why are vital signs important? -- Procedure -- Aspects of vital signs -- 10 Writing a safe prescription -- What is a safe prescription? -- Why is a safe prescription important? -- Prescribing intravenous fluid infusions
Prescribing blood and blood product infusions -- Prescribing oxygen -- Prescribing syringe drivers and patient-controlled analgesia -- Part 4 Common invasive ward procedures -- 11 Performing venepuncture -- What is venepuncture? -- Why is venepuncture important? -- Aspects of vein selection -- Procedure -- 12 Taking blood cultures -- What are blood cultures? -- Why are blood cultures important? -- Procedure -- 13 Inserting a cannula in a peripheral vein -- What is a cannula? -- Why is cannulation important? -- Procedure -- 14 Measuring blood glucose -- What is blood glucose measurement? -- Why are blood glucose measurements important? -- Procedure -- 15 Suturing -- What are sutures? -- Why is suturing important? -- Procedure -- Part 5 Administering medications -- 16 Administering intravenous infusions -- What is an intravenous infusion? -- Why are intravenous infusions important? -- Procedure -- 17 Administering intravenous infusions of 17 blood and blood products -- What is an intravenous infusion of blood or blood products? -- Why are blood and blood product infusions important? -- Procedure -- 18 Administering parenteral medications -- What is parenteral administration? -- Why are parenteral medications important? -- Procedure -- 19 Administering injections -- What are the types of injections? -- Why are the types of injections important? -- Procedure -- Aspects of injecting -- Part 6 Common procedures - respiratory -- 20 Measuring arterial blood gas -- What is an arterial blood gas? -- Why is an ABG important? -- Procedure -- Aspects of blood gases -- 21 Administering oxygen therapy -- What is oxygen therapy? -- Why is oxygen therapy important? -- Procedure -- Aspects of oxygen therapy -- 22 Using inhalers and nebulisers -- What are inhalers and nebulisers? -- Why are inhalers and nebulisers important? -- Procedure
23 Assessing respiratory function -- What are respiratory function tests? -- Why are respiratory functiontests important? -- Procedure -- 24 Using airway manoeuvres and simple adjuncts -- What are airway manoeuvres and simple adjuncts? -- Why are airway manoeuvres and adjuncts important? -- Procedure -- 25 Ventilating with a bag valve mask device -- What is a bag valve mask device? -- Why is a bag valve mask device important? -- Procedure -- Part 7 Common procedures - cardiology -- 26 Recording a 12-lead electrocardiogram -- What is an electrocardiogram? -- Why is an electrocardiogram important? -- Procedure -- 27 Performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation -- What is cardiopulmonary resuscitation? -- Why is cardiopulmonary resuscitation important? -- Procedure -- Part 8 Common procedures - gastroenterology -- 28 Inserting a nasogastric tube -- What is a nasogastric tube? -- Why is a nasogastric tube important? -- Procedure -- Aspects of feeding -- 29 Performing a digital rectal examination -- What is a digital rectal exam? -- Why are digital rectal examinations important? -- Procedure -- Aspects of digital rectal examinations -- Part 9 Common procedures - urology -- 30 Performing urinalysis -- What is urinalysis? -- Why is urinalysis important? -- Procedure -- Aspects of urinalysis -- 31 Inserting a bladder catheter -- What is bladder catheterisation? -- Why is bladder catheterisation important? -- Procedure -- Part 10 Common procedures - otolaryngology -- 32 Performing otoscopy -- What is otoscopy? -- Why is otoscopy important? -- Procedure -- Aspects of otoscopy -- Part 11 Common procedures - ophthalmology -- 33 Performing ophthalmoscopy -- What is ophthalmoscopy? -- Why is ophthalmoscopy important? -- Procedure -- Aspects of ophthalmoscopy -- Part 12 Common procedures - end-of-life care -- 34 Confirming and certifying death
What is confirming and certifying death? -- Why is confirming and certifying death important? -- Procedure -- Aspects of confirming and certifying death -- Part 13 Supplementary resources -- Multiple choice questions -- Multiple choice answers -- Further reading and references -- Index -- EULA
British Medical Association Book Awards winner - Young Author's Award 2016 Practical Medical Procedures at a Glance covers all the practical procedures required of UK medical students, Foundation Doctors, and other medical students worldwide, and provides a vital introduction and quick reference to support clinical skills sessions and ward placements. Providing clear explanations of each skill so that they can be efficiently learned, and ultimately, safely practiced, this guide is the perfect companion to clinical practice. Practical Medical Procedures at a Glance: Provides broad topic coverage based on the GMC guidelines as listed in Tomorrow's Doctors, with concise and accessible explanation of the reasoning behind the skills Includes aide-memoires, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and checklists for self-evaluation Uses large, clear photographs and diagrams in a 'step-by-step' approach to each procedure and skill Features valuable "contraindications" that show when it's inappropriate to carry out certain procedures Includes a companion website at featuring interactive multiple choice questions and videos demonstrating practical techniques Beginning with basic procedures and progressing to more complex skills, Practical Medical Procedures at a Glance builds confidence and provides an invaluable overview of the skills needed throughout medical school and beyond, regardless of specialty
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Thomas, Rachel K. Practical Medical Procedures at a Glance : Practical Medical Procedures at a Glance Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2015 9781118632857
Subject Clinical medicine.;Clinical competence -- Standards
Electronic books
Alt Author Richards, Elize
Taylor, Cathy
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