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Burn Resuscitation An Issue Of Critical Care Clinics

Author : Kevin N. Foster
ISBN : 9780323463058
Genre : Medical
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This issue of Critical Care Clinics focuses on Burn Resuscitation in the ICU. Articles include: The Physiologic Basis of Burn Shock and the Need for Aggressive Fluid Resuscitation; The Use of Colloid in Burn Resuscitation; Monitoring and Endpoints of Burn Resuscitation; Vitamin C in Burn Resuscitation; Pediatric Burn Resuscitation; Burn resuscitation in the Austere Environment; Failed Burn resuscitation; and more!

Burn Resuscitation An Issue Of Critical Care Clinics

Author : Kevin N. Foster
ISBN : 0323463045
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This issue of Critical Care Clinics focuses on Burn Resuscitation in the ICU. Articles include: The Physiologic Basis of Burn Shock and the Need for Aggressive Fluid Resuscitation; The Use of Colloid in Burn Resuscitation; Monitoring and Endpoints of Burn Resuscitation; Vitamin C in Burn Resuscitation; Pediatric Burn Resuscitation; Burn resuscitation in the Austere Environment; Failed Burn resuscitation; and more!

Clinical Pain Management Second Edition Acute Pain

Author : Pamela Macintyre
ISBN : 9780340940099
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Acute Pain brings coverage of this diverse area together in a single comprehensive clinical reference, from the basic mechanisms underlying the development of acute pain, to the various treatments that can be applied to control it in different clinical settings. Much expanded in this second edition, the volume reflects the huge advances that continue to be made in acute pain management. Part One examines the basic aspects of acute pain and its management, including applied physiology and development neurobiology, the drugs commonly used in therapy, assessment, measurement and history-taking, post-operative pain management and its relationship to outcome, and preventive analgesia. Part Two reviews the techniques used for the management of acute pain. Methods of drug delivery and non-pharmacological treatments including psychological therapies in adults and children and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation are considered here. Part Three looks at the many clinical situations in which acute pain can arise, and the methods of treatment that may be suitable in each circumstance, whether the patient is young or old, has pain due to surgery, trauma, medical illness or childbirth, or is undergoing rehabilitation. Issues specific to the management of acute pain in the developing world are also covered here.

Perianesthesia Nursing Care

Author : Daphne Stannard
ISBN : 9781284108392
Genre : Medical
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Perianesthesia Nursing Care: A Bedside Guide for Safe Recovery, Second Edition is an essential reference for clinicians caring for perianesthesia patients in a variety of situations, such as in a preop and postanesthesia care unit (PACU), an intensive care unit (ICU), a procedural recovery area, or on a labor and delivery unit. Ideal for perianesthesia nursing orientation and perioperative cross-training programs, it is also a valuable tool for nursing students preparing to sit for the Certified Post Anesthesia Nursing (CPAN) and Certified Ambulatory Perianesthesia Nurse (CAPA) certification examinations. With contributions from leading experts, this reference addresses common clinical issues, population specific knowledge, and surgery specific knowledge. The Second Edition includes a new chapter on trauma, an increased emphasis on non-OR areas, and an extended focus on pediatric patients.

Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery

Author : Ross Farhadieh
ISBN : 9781118655399
Genre : Medical
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Plastic and reconstructive surgery continues to evolve as new techniques open up new possibilities for the surgeon. In this groundbreaking textbook, contemporary approaches are explained and demonstrated to allow trainee and experienced surgeons alike to understand and assimilate best practice. Containing over 300 outstanding color figures demonstrating surgical practice, an international cast of leading surgeons show the paths to effective plastic surgery technique and outcomes. They cover all the major bases including: Integument Pediatric Plastic Surgery Head and Neck Reconstruction The Breast Trunk, Lower Limb and Sarcomas Upper Limb and Hand Surgery Aesthetic Surgery Comprehensive in scope, practical in nature, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is your one-stop guide to successful surgical management of your patients. "This textbook is aimed at the trainee and young plastic surgeon, but it is extremely comprehensive and sufficiently detailed for any practitioner. The information is succinct, yet complete and up to date. . . . For a single-volume book, the detailed knowledge presented is impressive. . . . I think this is a great book. It is packed with good and up-to-date information, and I think it will be an invaluable resource for trainees but also for all plastic surgeons. The editors are to be congratulated on achieving a very difficult task with such success." - from a review by Peter C. Neligan, MB, in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery “This is exactly what the editors of Plastic and reconstructive surgery: Approaches and Techniques set out to achieve in producing this excellent textbook. . . . It is truly an international effort at all levels, as the editors, from Australia (Ross D. Farhadieh), the UK (Neil W. Bulstrode) and Canada (Sabrina Cugno), have joined forces to recruit over 130 international contributors and produce a resource of over 1100 pages that provides a well-organized and thorough, yet succinct, text of the essentials of current plastic surgery. . . .Many of the contributors are world-renowned experts; however, there is also a new generation of young rising stars whose contributions are equally good, providing a new, fresh and contemporary feel.” - from the Foreword by Julian J. Pribaz, Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School "The authors here have concentrated all this useful information into their chapters in a quite outstanding manner. Any plastic surgeon of whatever maturity will find this an excellent purchase which he/she will have no reason to regret." - from a review by Douglas H. Harrison in Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

Textbook Of Critical Care

Author : Jean-Louis Vincent
ISBN : 9781437715682
Genre : Medical
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Textbook of Critical Care, by Drs. Jean-Louis Vincent, Edward Abraham, Frederick A. Moore, Patrick Kochanek, and Mitchell P. Fink, remains your best source on effective management of critically ill patients. This trusted reference - acclaimed for its success in bridging the gap between medical and surgical critical care - now features an even stronger focus on patient outcomes, equipping you with the proven, evidence-based guidance you need to successfully overcome a full range of practice challenges. Inside, you’ll find totally updated coverage of vital topics, such as coagulation and apoptosis in certain critical care illnesses, such as acute lung injury and adult respiratory distress syndrome; sepsis and other serious infectious diseases; specific organ dysfunction and failure; and many other vital topics. At www.expertconsult.com you can access the complete contents of the book online, rapidly searchable, with regular updates plus new videos that demonstrate how to perform key critical care procedures. The result is an even more indispensable reference for every ICU. Access the complete contents of the book online at www.expertconsult.com, rapidly searchable, and stay current for years to come with regular online updates. Practice with confidence by consulting with a "who’s who" of global experts on every facet of critical care medicine. Implement today’s most promising, evidence-based care strategies with an enhanced focus on patient outcomes. Effectively apply the latest techniques and approaches with totally updated coverage of the importance of coagulation and apoptosis in certain critical care illnesses, such as acute lung injury and adult respiratory distress syndrome; sepsis and other serious infectious diseases; specific organ dysfunction and failure; and many other vital topics. See how to perform key critical care procedures by watching a wealth of new videos online. Focus on the practical guidance you need with the aid of a new, more templated format in which basic science content has been integrated within clinical chapters, and all procedural content has been streamlined for online presentation and paired with videos.

Fluids And Electrolytes With Clinical Applications

Author : Joyce LeFever Kee
ISBN : 9781111783976
Genre : Medical
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Fluids and Electrolytes with Clinical Applications: A Programmed Approach puts you in control of your learning experience. The self-paced, programmed approach makes learning and mastering difficult concepts simple and straightforward. The eighth edition provides a comprehensive survey of fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base imbalance concepts from the functions and movement of body fluids to intravenous solutions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Handbook Of Fluids Electroyles And Acid Base Imbalances

Author : Joyce LeFever Kee
ISBN : 9781111783983
Genre : Medical
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With a clear, comprehensive approach, this quick-reference handbook on the basic principles of fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balances, imbalances, and related disorders is a must-have for all nursing students. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Ethical Challenges In Health Care

Author : Vicki D. Lachman, PhD, MBE, APRN
ISBN : 0826110908
Genre : Medical
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Designated a Doody's Core Title! Lachman successfully addresses the most important topics in health care ethics in this volume...The 20 chapters are divided logically and proceed onward from those dealing with the evolution of the philosophical basis for personal and organizational ethics...This text would be a highly useful resource for both undergraduate- and graduate-level health care ethics courses... Summing Up: Recommended. --Choice This book is written for 'all healthcare professionals,' from those providing healthcare services to those administrating healthcare organizations. [It] offers a detailed account of the concept of moral courage within the context of healthcare delivery?.[and] offers clarity and advice on numerous ethical problems. --Doody's Stand up for what you believe in, even if it means standing alone. -Nelson Mandela As a health professional or health care leader, have you ever: Had to address the problem of uninsured patients in your hospital? Had to deliver bad news to patients and families? Wanted to report an unethical colleague? If so, you need this book on your bookshelf. Health care managers and professionals face serious ethical dilemmas like these every day. This book provides the knowledge, insight, strategies, and encouragement necessary for developing moral courage in health care practice, even in the face of adversity. Lachman outlines both personal and organizational strategies to help nurses, physicians, physical therapists, and health care leaders develop moral courage, and face difficult ethical challenges in health care practice and management head-on. Lachman presents numerous, real-life case examples to illustrate skills and opportunities for developing moral courage in the workplace. Also included are tips for executives on how to develop their ethical leadership skills. Key Features: Presents guidelines for developing moral courage for organization leaders as well as for individual practitioners Discusses topics of critical concern to nurses and physicians, including patient autonomy, informed consent, and the importance of truth-telling Highlights pressing issues for health care leaders, including the uninsured in America, managing disruptive practitioners, and promoting patient safety Includes guidelines for standing up and speaking out against unethical practices Reiterates Key Points to Remember at the end of each chapter

End Of Life Issues Grief And Bereavement

Author : Sara Honn Qualls
ISBN : 0470881135
Genre : Psychology
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A practical overview of clinical issues related to end-of-life care, including grief and bereavement The needs of individuals with life-limiting or terminal illness and those caring for them are well documented. However, meeting these needs can be challenging, particularly in the absence of a well-established evidence base about how best to help. In this informative guide, editors Sara Qualls and Julia Kasl-Godley have brought together a notable team of international contributors to produce a clear structure offering mental health professionals a framework for developing the competencies needed to work with end-of-life care issues, challenges, concerns, and opportunities. Part of the Wiley Series in Clinical Geropsychology, this thorough and up-to-date guide answers complex questions often asked by patients, their families and caregivers, and helping professionals as well, including: How does dying occur, and how does it vary across illnesses? What are the spiritual issues that are visible in end-of-life care? How are families engaged in end-of-life care, and what services and support can mental health clinicians provide them? How should providers address mental disorders that appear at the end of life? What are the tools and strategies involved in advanced care planning, and how do they play out during end-of-life care? Sensitively addressing the issues that arise in the clinical care of the actively dying, this timely book is filled with clinical illustrations, guidance, tips for practice, and encouragement. Written to equip mental health professionals with the information they need to guide families and others caring for the needs of individuals with life-threatening and terminal illnesses, End-of-Life Issues, Grief, and Bereavement presents a rich resource for caregivers for the psychological, sociocultural, interpersonal, and spiritual aspects of care at the end of life. Also in the Wiley Series in Clinical Geropsychology Psychotherapy for Depression in Older Adults Changes in Decision-Making Capacity in Older Adults: Assessment and Intervention Aging Families and Caregiving

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