Acls Cpr And Pals

Author: Shirley A Jones
Editor: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803643845
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Here’s all the information you need to respond to cardiac emergencies in one pocket-sized book! This quick-reference guide provides easy-to-access coverage of all three levels of care—infant, child, and adult—plus listings for all drugs required for ACLS and PALS in both adult and pediatric dosages.

Pop Display Acls Cpr Pals Bakers Dozen

Author: Shirley A. Jones
Editor: F A Davis Company
ISBN: 9780803642324
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Rnotes Nurse S Clinical Pocket Guide

Author: Ehren Myers
Editor: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803689705
File Size: 63,47 MB
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Access the clinically oriented content you need to deliver safe and effective health care in hospital and home settings for all of your patients. Its handy pocket size and waterproof pages are great for students and educators on the go, while NCLEX tips, highlighted throughout, make it perfect for those preparing for the licensure exam.

Fast Facts For The Operating Room Nurse

Author: Theresa Criscitelli, EdD, RN, CNOR
Editor: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826123686
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"The concise, easy-to-access resource is aimed at nurses who are new to the operating room and the experienced nurses who guide them... The $30 book contains a wealth of current, evidence-based clinical practice information that perioperative nurses need daily." --Dan O'Connor, Outpatient Surgery Magazine "This pocket-size book offers concise information for rapid reference, step-by-step instructions for perioperative practices, and evidence-based content based on current perioperative standards and recommended practices. …Novice nurses, students, and seasoned preceptors will be delighted to learn how easily this go-to guide will provide immediate reference to perioperative practices and information, all while fitting into a pocket for easy retrieval." —Kay Ball, PhD, RN, CNOR, FAAN Associate Professor, Nursing, Otterbein University, Westerville, Ohio Past President, Association of periOperative Registered Nurses From the Foreword This is a concise, easy-to-access resource for nurses who are new to the operating room (OR) and the experienced nurses who guide them. Condensing volumes of OR content into one pithy, pocket-size book, it contains a wealth of current, evidence-based clinical practice information perioperative nurses need daily. Based on current standards and recommended practices, it is organized to provide speedy access to critical information. Its lucid, step-by-step format helps new nurses to better understand the complex skills and techniques required in the OR. Focusing on safety and specific patient interventions, orientation information including supplies needed and important protocols is covered. It addresses personal and patient preparation, environmental concerns, and documentation requirements, and describes the wide range of specific technical skills needed by both circulating and scrub nurses. Each chapter introduces concepts and sets clear learning objectives. Also included is an overview of the most common surgical procedures. New perioperative nurses in orientation and their preceptors will find this book to be a welcome addition to the learning process. Key Features: Provides must-have OR orientation information for new nurses and their preceptors Contains key information on patient preparation, aseptic technique, surgical procedures, anesthesia considerations, and documentation Based on the most up-to-date evidence in the literature Includes Fast Facts in a Nutshell feature to reinforce important information

Easy Acls Pocket Guide

Author: Andrew D. Weinberg
Editor: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780867209419
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Author: Ruth McCaffrey
Editor:
ISBN: 9781719644488
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A wealth of screening tools, including DHHS Health Screening Guidelines for Men & Women - Medicare Preventative Services - Guidelines for Cholesterol Management - CAGE - RAFFT Questionnaire - and more! American Heart Association's 2020 CPR, ACLS, and PALS guidelines Coverage of 42 commonly encountered disorders Clinical assessment pearls. Differential diagnosis charts for the most common disorders seen in clinical practice. Coverage of complementary and alternative therapies. Billing and coding information, including CPT codes, ICD-10 codes, and more.

Acls Study Guide E Book

Author: Barbara J Aehlert
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323084516
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Reflecting the 2010 Emergency Cardiovascular Care guidelines, ACLS Study Guide, 4th Edition offers a complete, full-color overview of advanced cardiovascular life support. An easy-to-read approach covers everything from airway management and rhythms and their management to electrical therapy, acute coronary syndromes, and acute stroke. In addition to the latest ACLS treatment algorithms, this edition includes new case studies, new photos and illustrations, a heart rate ruler, and a handy ACLS quick-reference card for use in the field. Written by Barbara Aehlert, ACLS Study Guide is the official textbook for the American Safety & Health Institute ACLS certification course. A pretest and posttest -- each containing 50 questions with answers and rationales -- allow you to check your knowledge prior to and after your study. Chapter objectives preview the main points in each chapter. Stop and Review sections at the end of the chapters help you remember the most important information. ACLS Pearls boxes offer key points and useful tips for clinical practice. Keeping it Simple boxes provide essential information in a clear and concise manner. Ten case studies present real-life clinical situations, allowing you to make decisions based on information in the Preparatory section. Consistent format of case studies includes Objective, Skills to Master, Rhythms to Master, Medications to Master, Related Text Chapters, Essential Actions, and Unacceptable Actions. A heart rate ruler is included to help you interpret ECGs. 4 x 6 pocket-size quick-reference card contains key ACLS algorithms for field use. 100 new and updated photos and illustrations show key ACLS procedures and equipment. Pharmacological interventions are integrated into the chapters for a more cohesive learning experience. New streamlined approach reduces the number of pages and simplifies the information you need to know.

Emergency Medical Services

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Pediatric Allergy Principles And Practice E Book

Author: Donald Y. M. Leung
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437737781
File Size: 49,24 MB
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Pediatric Allergy supplies the comprehensive guidance you need to diagnose, manage, and treat virtually any type of allergy seen in children. Drs. Leung, Sampson, Geha, and Szefler present the new full-color second edition, with coverage of the diagnosis and management of anaphylaxis, the immune mechanisms underlying allergic disease, the latest diagnostic tests, and more. Treat the full range of pediatric allergic and immunologic diseases through clinically focused coverage relevant to both allergists and pediatricians. Understand the care and treatment of pediatric patients thanks to clinical pearls discussing the best approaches. Easily refer to appendices that list common food allergies and autoantibodies in autoimmune diseases. Apply the newest diagnostic tests available—for asthma, upper respiratory allergy, and more—and know their benefits and contraindications. Treat the allergy at its source rather than the resulting reactions through an understanding of the immune mechanisms underlying allergic diseases. Get coverage of new research that affects methods of patient treatment and discusses potential reasons for increased allergies in some individuals. Better manage potential anaphylaxis cases through analysis of contributing facts and progression of allergic disease. Effectively control asthma and monitor its progression using the new step-by-step approach. Eliminate difficulty in prescribing antibiotics thanks to coverage of drug allergies and cross-reactivity.

The Comprehensive Respiratory Therapist Exam Review E Book

Author: James R. Sills
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323073646
File Size: 30,60 MB
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Prepare for success on respiratory therapy credentialing exams! Updated to reflect the 2009 National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) content outlines, Sills' The Comprehensive Respiratory Therapist's Exam Review, 5th Edition helps you review for both entry and advanced level credentialing exams. It covers every testable subject, providing content review, self-assessment questions, and study hints. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Unique! Exam Hint boxes point out subjects that are frequently tested, helping you study, plan your time, and improve your test-taking skills. Self-study questions are included at the end of each chapter, accompanied by answers and rationales in the back of the book. Complexity level codes (recall, application, and analysis) help you prepare for questions in the way that is most appropriate (e.g., memorization for recall or synthesis for analysis). NBRC content outline coding provides a code for each topic so you can be sure that you have covered every topic that might appear on the exam. CRT and RRT level codes speed your review by identifying the individual topics for the CRT and RRT exams, as well as topics for both. One text now covers both the entry and advanced levels of Respiratory Therapists credentialing exams, so you need only one book to prepare for CRT and RRT credentials. Updated content reflects the NBRC's new examination content outlines, so you get an accurate, current review. New coverage includes subject areas such as CPAP/BiPAP titration during sleep, hemodynamic monitoring, hyperinflation therapy, laryngeal mask airway, high frequency ventilation, oxygen titration, thoracentesis, ultrasound, and ventilator-associated pneumonia protocols.

Ecg Notes

Author: Shirley A Jones
Editor: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803624778
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A quick look-up reference for ECG interpretation and management! This indispensable guide presents the basics (anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system, electrical conduction system of the heart, basic ECG concepts and components,) ACLS and CPR algorithms, emergency medications, and comprehensive information on monitoring leads and interpretation of over 100 ECG strips, including 12-lead and pacemaker rhythms.

Medical Emergencies In The Dental Office E Book

Author: Stanley F. Malamed
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323171257
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Be prepared to handle life-threatening dental emergencies! Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office, 7th Edition helps you learn the skills needed to manage medical emergencies in the dental office or clinic. It describes how to recognize and manage medical emergencies promptly and proactively, and details the resources that must be on hand to deal effectively with these situations. This edition includes new guidelines for drug-related emergencies, cardiac arrest, and more. Written by respected educator Dr. Stanley Malamed, this expert resource provides dental professionals with the tools for implementing a basic action plan for managing medical emergencies. "It successfully fulfils its aim of stimulating all members of the dental team to improve and maintain their skills in the effective prevention, recognition and management of medical emergencies." Reviewed by European Journal of Orthodontics, March 2015 "...very easy to read and provides a very comprehensive reference for a variety of medical emergencies." Reviewed by S.McKernon on behalf of British Dental Journal, July 2015 A logical format reflects the way emergencies are encountered in a dental practice, with chapters organized by commonly seen clinical signs and symptoms, such as unconsciousness or altered consciousness, respiratory distress, seizures, drug-related emergencies, chest pain, and cardiac arrest. Step-by-step procedures include detailed, numbered instructions for stabilizing and treating victims (PCABD) in common medical emergencies. Full-color illustrations demonstrate emergency techniques in realistic clarity. Summary tables and boxes make it easy to find essential concepts and information. Quick-reference algorithms in the appendix include step-by-step diagrams showing the decision-making process in common emergency situations. A differential diagnosis chapter ends each of the book’s parts on common emergencies. UPDATED content includes the most current guidelines for drug-related emergencies, unconsciousness, altered consciousness, and cardiac arrest as well as protocols for obstructed airway management. UPDATED PCABD boxes reflect the American Heart Association’s new sequence of steps for stabilizing and treating victims with an easy-to-remember acronym: Positioning, Circulation, Airway, Breathing, and Definitive Management. UPDATED! Emergency drug and equipment kit instructions help you assemble emergency kits and ensure that your dental office has safe, current materials on hand.

Information Technology Applied To Anesthesiology An Issue Of Anesthesiology Clinics E Book

Author: Kevin K. Tremper
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455712388
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This cutting-edge issue of Anesthesiology Clinics is divided into two sections. The first covers topics in perioperative clinical information systems (IS), including the following. The anatomy of an anesthesia information management system; vendor and market landscape; impact of lexicons on adoption of an IS; clinical research using an IS, real-time alerts and reminders using an IS; shortcomings and challenges of IS adoption; creating a real return-on-investment for IS implementation (life after HITECH); Quality improvement using automated data sources and reporting; and opportunities and challenges of implementing an enterprise IS in the OR. Section 2 is devoted to computers and covers the following topics. Advanced integrated real-time clinical displays; enhancing point-of-care vigilance using computers; and computers in perioperative simulation and education.

Fast Facts For The Er Nurse

Author: Jennifer R. Buettner, RN, CEN
Editor: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 082611864X
File Size: 69,45 MB
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The Second Edition received 21 five-star reviews on Amazon! The newly revised third edition of the bestselling orientation guide for novice ER nurses delivers important clinical updates across body systems in an easy-to-read on the move bullet-point format. Including a new chapter on hematologic emergencies with evidence-based practice for sickle cell care management, all sections of this new edition have been thoroughly updated to supplement the ER nurse's busy day-to-day orientation process. The only book of its kind, this quick-access guide prepares ER nurses for the most common illnesses they will encounter by alphabetically organizing diseases and disorders within each body system. All chapters, written in short paragraphs with at-a-glance bulleted information, list relevant materials, equipment, and drugs. Each possible diagnosis comes with a definition, causes, signs and symptoms, and interventions. The popular "Fast Facts in a Nutshell" feature consists of succinct key points and questions and answers for review. Culminating in appendices that include a list of abbreviations, common lab values, EKG rhythms, and frequently used ER medications, this quick reference addresses the ER nurse’s needs at a glance. Skills check-off sheets provide crucial self-checks for efficient and confident care in the ER. New to the Third Edition: New documentation tips throughout and updated illustrations Updated American Heart Association Guidelines included Stroke updates with TPA inclusion and exclusion criteria and administration tips Disaster response updates including highly infectious diseases and mass casualties Updates on increased opioid-induced cardiac arrests, toxicological emergencies, and substance abuse (includes synthetic and designer drugs) Updated information on respiratory emergencies Reorganized shock information Key Features: Written by an expert ER nurse for novice ER nurses and preceptors Handy pocket size Provides easy referral to equipment, medications, procedures, and specialty care Includes practical tips, tricks of the trade, and critical thinking questions Audio book format available for the ER nurse on the go Instructor's resources available

Ecgs Made Easy E Book

Author: Barbara J Aehlert
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323391508
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Now it’s easier than ever to understand and interpret basic dysrhythmias! Barbara J. Aehlert’s ECGs Made Easy, 5th Edition uses a clear, conversational approach and plenty of practice exercises to help you learn ECG recognition. Add the practice rhythm strips in the book with those on the Evolve companion website, and you have more than 500 practice strips for ECG interpretation. Each ECG rhythm includes a sample rhythm strip and a discussion of possible patient symptoms and general treatment guidelines. Also included are ECG Pearls with insights based on real-world experience, Drug Pearls highlighting medications used to treat dysrhythmias, and a handy plastic heart rate calculator ruler for fast interpretation of rhythms. Clear ECG discussions highlight what you need to know about ECG mechanisms, rhythms, and heart blocks, such as: How Do I Recognize It? What Causes It? What Do I Do About It? ECG Pearl boxes offer useful hints for interpreting ECGs, such as the importance of the escape pacemaker. Drug Pearl boxes highlight various medications used to treat dysrhythmias. Introduction to the 12-Lead ECG chapter provides all the basics for this advanced skill, including determining electrical axis, ECG changes associated with myocardial ischemia and infarction, bundle branch block, and other conditions. A comprehensive post-test at the end of the book measures your understanding. A heart rate calculator ruler is included with each textbook, so you can measure heart rates while practicing ECG recognition. Chapter objectives and key terms focus your attention on the most important information. Updated content includes 25 new photos and drawings, for a total of almost 500 illustrations — all in full color. NEW! 10 practice rhythm strips and 65 replacement rhythms are added to the Stop and Review chapter quizzes for a total of 215 practice strips in the book. NEW Animation boxes indicate when you can view animations of key material on the Evolve companion website. NEW! 20 replacement rhythm strips are added to the Evolve site for a total of 100 practice strips online — together with the book, there are now 315 workable practice strips available.

Sedation E Book

Author: Stanley F. Malamed
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323075967
File Size: 78,54 MB
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Combining essential theory with “how-to technical instruction, this concise guide is the leading reference for basic techniques in sedation and anxiety control in the dental office. The latest guidelines from the ADA and the American Society of Anesthesiologists keep you up-to-date with the latest medical standards. Content on patient management for pediatric, geriatric, physically compromised, and medically compromised patients helps you successfully treat any patient population. In-depth discussions of the pharmacology of commonly used sedative agents allow you to fully understand properties and characteristics of drugs used. Combines all aspects of sedation with essential theory and instruction Boxes and tables highlight key information and make it easy to find important content. Chapter 40-Legal Considerations includes the current liability standards for patient treatment to help you protect yourself and your patients. Chapter 41-The Controversial Development of Anesthesiology in Dentistry focuses on the growing controversies, legal and otherwise, from both without and within the profession. Updated patient management procedures provide the most current guidelines on everything from AHA CPR standards to the safest sedative procedures. Full-color art program shows anatomy and other important concepts in vibrant detail. Photos of the newest sedation and emergency equipment ensure you have the latest information on developments in the field.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support Study Guide

Author: Aehlert
Editor: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284116476
File Size: 78,34 MB
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Fully revised to meet the 2015 CPR/ECC Guidelines and to prepare students and professionals for PALS certification and recertification, Pediatric Advanced Life Support Study Guide, Fourth Edition, provides a clear and complete approach to managing pediatric emergencies. Designed for use by the spectrum of healthcare professionals, the Fourth Edition provides users with the critical information needed to approach real-life pediatric emergencies. The Fourth Edition includes: End-of-chapter quizzes with answers and objectives, as well as a comprehensive posttest to gauge material comprehension Case studies at the end of appropriate chapters for practice with real-world material application Clear procedural explanations written in descriptive yet accessible language A refined Table of Contents including standalone chapters on cardiac dysrhythmias, for focused learning and study PALS Pearl boxes for text-to-everyday clinical application In-text references for deeper research if desired

Cpr Aed First Aid Provider Handbook

Author: Dr. Karl Disque
Editor: Satori Continuum
ISBN: 3969871840
File Size: 54,74 MB
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The Save a Life Initiative has just released its newest course: CPR, AED, and First Aid. This manual is based on the 2020 CPR, AED, and First Aid guidelines published by the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation and is designed to train people everywhere to respond to everyday emergencies. The course covers First Aid basics, including first aid kits, tooth injuries, bee stings, insect bites, nose bleeds, and other common problems. Advanced topics include heart attack, stroke, asthma emergencies, head injuries, burns, and more. Each topic is broken down into critical decisions to make and steps to take. This book will give you the confidence you need in situations that range from minor to crisis. The book also covers how to provide adult, child, and infant CPR, as well as the use of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs). This course is written by Dr. Karl F. Disque, a board-certified anesthesiologist, and a registered pharmacist. Dr. Disque has certified thousands of healthcare professionals with his courses in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), and Basic Life Support (BLS), and now he brings that same expertise to his first course designed for people in the community. This is one of the most effective and user-friendly training manuals on the market because it was created by a team dedicated to life support education with the goal of training people to help save lives. This manual is the primary training material for CPR, AED, and First Aid certification courses provided by Save A Life by NHCPS (www.savealife.com). While it is originally created for use during certification courses, the handbook is excellent reference material for both anyone to keep their everyday emergency response skills sharp. Available in paper or Kindle editions, this manual can help you study CPR, AED, and First Aid anywhere. Learn how to save a life today with the CPR, AED & First Aid Certification Card and Course by Save A Life by NHCPS.Download our eBooks FREE at https://nhcps.com/free-ebooks-download

Emergency Medical Technician

Author: Barbara Aehlert
Editor: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
ISBN: 9780073382890
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EMTs are often the first licensed EMS personnel to arrive on the scene of an emergency, size up the situation, and provide emergency care and transportation. They practice in a wide diversity of settings—EMTs are everywhere in our community, many of them performing their EMT duties as well as their regular jobs. These providers demonstrate pride and dedication in their role on the frontline of emergency care in this country. Barbara Aehlert wrote this text with great depth and clarity. Her easy-to-read writing style conveys a wealth of information that is essential for the student to grasp key concepts needed to become a competent EMT. Students who use this book can feel confident that they have learned accurate, up-to-date, and complete information so that they can face emergencies and provide essential emergency care in their practice setting, whatever the emergency is and wherever it occurs. Kim McKenna, RN, EMT-P Director of Education St. Charles County Ambulance District St. Peters, MO

Entry Level Exam Review For Respiratory Care

Author: William V. Wojciechowski
Editor: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780766807792
File Size: 33,63 MB
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This examination review book provides a personalized study plan for candidates preparing for the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) Entry-Level Examination. It presents an exhaustive review of the test matrix, including over 850 questions and analyses based on the 1998 NBRC Entry-Level Examination Matrix. A chapter on test-taking strategies is designed to build self-confidence, discusses when and how to guess, and explains how to think "the NBRC way." Each question contains a keyed answer, detailed analysis about the question, and a list of references for further study. Detailed scoring forms are available throughout the book to assist candidates in evaluating strengths and weaknesses, and for assessing progress while working through the book. Each question is also linked to a specific examination matrix item allowing candidates to become familiar with the test matrix. A timetable is also included to help the candidates organize the time and activities.