Essential Procedures for Emergency Urgent and Primary Care Settings Second Edition

Author: Theresa M. Campo, DNP, RN, FNP-C, ENP-BC, FAANP
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 082617177X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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“It is a friendly, procedurally-focused resource that offers the necessary background information, illustrations, and step-by-step instructions for providing the safe and efficient treatment to patients in these care settings, to not only the novice but to experts in emergent and urgent care. This new edition will also offer ultrasound and videos.” -Sue Hoyt, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CEN, FAEN, FAANP, FAAN Emergency Nurse Practitioner, St. Mary Medical Center, Long Beach, California and Co-Owner, EmergeED, Education and Consultation, San Diego, California -Elda G. Ramirez, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, FAANP Associate Professor Clinical Nursing, Director of Simulation and Clinical Performance Lab and Emergency Concentration, University of Texas Health Science Center Houston From the Foreword Praise for the First Edition: "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...[It] 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 is a concise, easy-to-use guide to executing more than 60 commonly performed clinical procedures, including sonography, in emergent, urgent, and ambulatory care settings. The procedures are consistently formatted, presented in detail, and organized into system-specific categories for easy access to information. The second edition is the only such resource to include two new chapters completely devoted to bedside ultrasound and how it is used as a tool to enhance the accuracy of numerous procedures. Grounded in fundamental sonography physics, these chapters provide readers with a clear foundational understanding of how to perform ultrasound with confidence. Additionally, eight chapters describe the use of ultrasound to increase the accuracy and efficiency of specific procedures such as locating a foreign body in the eye or soft body tissues, among other applications. The second edition also describes 13 new procedures and reflects the latest guidelines and evidence-based practice used for promotion of safely performed procedures. Each procedure is presented using a concise and consistent format that includes background considerations, indication for performing the procedure, how to perform it safely and correctly, contraindications, required documentation, complications, post-procedure considerations, and education points. Original photos, actual sonographic footage, line drawings, and tables reinforce the written content and provide clear directions regarding exactly how to perform each procedure. Author’s pearls and extensive references at the end of each chapter further enhance the book’s utility. New to the Second Edition: New chapters devoted to sonography and how it is used to enhance the accuracy of many procedures Describes the use of sonography to increase the accuracy and efficiency of eight specific procedures Includes 10 new procedures Offers ultrasound and videos Reflects latest guidelines and evidence-based practice Key Features: Provides step-by-step illustrated guidance for performing 60 frequently used procedures in urgent care, ambulatory, clinic, and office settings Four-color photos clearly illustrate each step in the procedure Body system organization supports quick access to needed procedural information Introduces sonography as a tool used to enhance accuracy of procedures and promote patient safety Includes actual sonographic footage demonstrating how sonography is used in various procedures About the Authors: Teresa M. Campo, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, ENP-BC, received a Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH and a Master of Science in Nursing Degree from Widener University in Chester PA. Theresa has over 16 years experience in emergency medicine as a Registered Professional Nurse and Advanced Practice Nurse. She is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as a Family Nurse Practitioner and The American Nurses Credentialing Center as an Emergency Nurse Practitioner. Currently Dr. Campo works clinically as 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. Theresa has lectured nationally and internationally as well as authored articles in peer reviewed journals. Dr Campo is the column editor – “Cases of Note” column for the Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal. Theresa lives in southern New Jersey with her husband, Jonathan, and their two dogs Brandy and Buck. Keith A. Lafferty, MD, received his B.A. in Biology cum laude from Holy Family University in 1989 and his M.D. from the Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1994. At the completion of his training his colleagues bestowed him with the “Senior Resident Teaching” award. Following his residency in emergency medicine and a fellowship in critical care, he spent six years in full academics as a medical student and a critical care director. Dr. Lafferty is currently the Student Clerkship Director at Gulf Coast Medical Center, adjunct assistant professor of emergency medicine at Temple University and board member of the Holy Family University Pre-Medical Committee. As a physician, Dr. Lafferty focuses on the critical care of emergency medicine and practices in both Philadelphia and Florida. As an author, he has written numerous chapters and manuscripts, mostly having to do with critical care procedures of emergency medicine, with an emphasis on the airway. He has presented many of his research papers at the local and national levels. Dr. Lafferty has traveled to Haiti, participating in mission expeditions after its devastating earthquake and continues to work and educate Haitian physicians. Those experiences are reminiscent of his own humbled beginnings, growing up with his mother and sister in a Philadelphia housing project. Providing medical care for the most indigent and teaching evidence-based medicine are the essence of his vocation. Dr. Lafferty and his wife, Cathy, have two daughters, Karli and Koko, and a son Kory. They reside in Cape May, New Jersey.

Essential Procedures for Practitioners in Emergency Urgent and Primary Care Settings

Author: Theresa M. Campo, DNP, RN, FNP-C, ENP-BC, FAANP
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826118790
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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.

Medical Imaging for the Health Care Provider

Author: Theresa M. Campo, DNP, FNP-C, ENP-BC, FAANP
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826131271
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The only text to integrate the basics of radiology, characteristics and differences of testing modalities, and interpretation skills This unique book fills a void in radiology interpretation texts by encompassing the foundational tools and concepts of the full range of medical imaging, including radiology, the basics of interpretation of plain radiographs, comparison with other testing modalities, the rationale for which to select as the first diagnostic step, and exploration and interpretation of chest, abdomen, extremity, and spinal radiographs. A concise, easy-to-use reference, it includes written descriptions enhanced with figures, tables, and actual patient films to demonstrate concepts, and discusses—in easily accessible language--differences in testing modalities and interpretation of radiographs. The text features a step-by-step guide to interpretation. The resource describes and compares available diagnostic modalities, including plain radiograph, CT Scan, Nuclear Imaging, MRI, and Ultrasound. It discusses pediatric considerations and includes separate chapters for the chest, abdomen, upper and lower extremities, cervical spine, thoracic, and lumbar spine. The book will be an asset to nurse practitioners and Physician Assistants working in all Emergency, Urgent, Intensive, and Primary Care Settings. It will also benefit medical students and graduate students in acute care, family, adult/gerontology, and emergency nurse practitioner programs, as well as emergency/trauma clinical nurse specialists, and hospitalists and intensivist nurse practitioners. Key Features: Integrates the basics of radiology, CT Scans, Nuclear Imaging, MRIs, and Ultrasound, their characteristics and differences among testing modalities, and basic step-by-step interpretation skills Relevant to a wide range of nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other mid-level providers in multiple settings Includes a step-by-step guide to the interpretation of the radiographs Delivers an easy-to-understand approach to selecting diagnostic imaging tests Presents actual images and figures to demonstrate concepts

Fundamentals of U S Health Care

Author: Jahangir Moini
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317216768
Format: PDF, Kindle
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All health care students must be familiar with the basic concepts of health care in the United States. This introductory textbook presents vital information on health care careers and legal, ethical, financial, and policy issues that will help their future practice. It includes chapters on: careers in the health care profession; the complexity of health care; the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; professionalism in health; health care for special populations; the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards; research and advancements in health care; the future of health care. Fundamentals of U.S. Health Care is unique in the way it highlights the important elements of each health career, including job requirements, length of study, and salaries. With the student in mind, this book is accompanied by a website that features detailed PowerPoints and test banks with more than 1,000 review questions. Well-organized and easily understood, this overview provides a reliable, relevant resource and up-to-date reference. It is essential reading for all allied health students, including nurses, surgical technicians, dental hygienists, radiology technicians, medical assistants, pharmacy technicians, physician assistants, and more.

The Essential Guide to Primary Care Procedures

Author: E. J. Mayeaux
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1496318714
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Perform today’s essential office procedures with confidence! Packed with more than 1,500 full-color illustrations, The Essential Guide to Primary Care Procedures, 2nd Edition, is your go-to guide to more than 125 of the key medical procedures commonly performed in an office setting. This hands-on manual provides step-by-step, illustrated instructions for each procedure, as well as indications, contraindications, CPT codes, average U.S. charges for each procedure, and more. From the basic (cerumen removal and simple interrupted sutures) to the complex (colonoscopy and chest tube placement), this atlas covers the vast majority of skills you’ll use in your day-to-day practice. Stay up to date with new procedures and equipment, including dorsal penile block, peripheral nerve blocks, topical anesthesia, hand-held ultrasound, electrodessication and curettage, dermoscopy, aesthetic procedures, Wood's slide examination, and more. Perform procedures more effectively and avoid common mistakes with popular “pearls and pitfalls” sections. Go beyond the basics with coverage of complications, post-procedures and pediatric considerations, and evidence-based references in each chapter. Get complete, practical coverage in every chapter, including background information on each procedure; indications and contraindications; sequential instructions, pictures and illustrations of the procedure; bulleted pitfalls and pearls; suggested CPT codes and average charges; and references. More evidence based medicine, with referencing throughout the chapters and appendices. View handy compilations of information applicable to many procedures, recommendations, and other practical information in the appendices. A great reference for the novice proceduralist who is learning procedures, or for the establish clinician who wishes to update or brush up on their knowledge.

Emergency Medical Services

Author: David Cone
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118990803
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Emergency Medical Services: Clinical Practice and Systems Oversight is the official textbook of the National Association of EMS Physicians™ (NAEMSP™) National EMS Medical Directors Course and Practicum™. Now paired with a companion website featuring self-assessment exercises, audio and video clips of EMS best practices in action, and more, this essential study aid guides students through the core knowledge they need to successfully complete their training and begin their careers as EMS physicians. Emergency Medical Services: Clinical Practice and Systems Oversight consists of: Volume 1: Clinical Aspects of EMS Volume 2: Medical Oversight of EMS Companion website featuring supportive self-assessment exercises, audio and video clips