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
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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.

Ambulatory Care Procedures for the Nurse Practitioner

Author: Margaret R Colyar
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803629869
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Here is a collection of the procedures most commonly performed by adult and family nurse practitioners in the ambulatory care setting. Written in an easy-to-understand style, it offers step-by-step instructions with rationales, illustrations, and clinical tips. A handy reference tool for the student, novice, or experienced nurse practitioner in any clinical setting - See more at: http://www.fadavis.com/product/nursing-nurse-practitioner-advanced-ambulatory-care-procedures-colyar-ehrhardt#sthash.ryTaL3R4.dpuf

Basic Steps in Planning Nursing Research

Author: Marilynn J. Wood
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449611478
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Basic Steps in Planning Nursing Research: From Question to Proposal is the perfect introduction to the research process. It details the development of an effective research plan, and guides readers through all stages of the process from finding a research topic, to the final written proposal. It takes an in-depth focus on the planning process which makes it an excellent tool for beginners while still being relevant to people at all levels of study who need to develop a research plan. The Seventh Edition continues to teach readers how to prepare an appropriate question and topic and the steps it takes formulate a conclusion. All of the chapters have been updated with new references and current information including a renewed focus on evidence-based practice and an expansion of research ethics. Proposals are included at the end of the text to help students learn.

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Clinical Practice

Author: Steven H. Woolf
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781775991
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Incorporating the latest guidelines from major organizations, including the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, this book offers clinicians a complete overview of how to help patients adopt healthy behaviors and to deliver recommended screening tests and immunizations. Chapters provide practical guidance on counseling patients about exercise, nutrition, tobacco use, substance use, sexually transmitted infections, and depression and on gathering information from the patient, ordering evidence-based screening tests, designing a personalized health maintenance plan, facilitating behavior change, and the work-up of abnormal results from screening tests. This new edition includes updated chapters on practice redesign, the use of electronic medical records, and reimbursement; updated patient resource materials and instructions; and new authors with deep expertise on the topics. A companion Website (www.healthpromodisprev.com) features fully searchable text online.

Atlas of Essential Procedures

Author: Michael Tuggy
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437714994
Format: PDF, Mobi
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See what to do step by step with the aid of plentiful full-color illustrations accompanied by clear, practical captions. --

Family Practice Guidelines Fourth Edition

Author: Jill C. Cash, MSN, APN, FNP-BC
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826177123
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This bible of family practice for primary care students and clinicians provides current national practice guidelines for professional standards of care across the life span. Concise and clearly organized, the resource features detailed, step-by-step instructions for physical examinations and diagnostic testing in the outpatient setting, information on health promotion, care guidelines, dietary information, information on culturally responsive care, patient resources, and abundant patient education handouts. This fourth edition is updated to include new evidence-based guidelines for rheumatology, public health (featuring updated information on substance abuse, violence, obesity, homelessness, and lesbian health), the sports physical exam and interventions, endocrinology, new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations for health maintenance, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) assessment and management, restless legs syndrome, sexual dysfunction treatment, and psychiatric disorders. Several new and updated Patient Teaching Guides--with printable education points--add to the book's outstanding utility as a thorough and reliable clinical resource. Each of the 268 diagnoses includes definition, incidence, pathogenesis, predisposing factors, common complaints, signs/symptoms, subjective data, physical exam and diagnostic tests, differential diagnosis, and a care plan. New to the Fourth Edition: New and updated guidelines for: -Rheumatology: polymyalgia rheumatica, Sjogren's syndrome, psoriatic arthropathy, pseudogout (calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate), ankylosing spondylitis, reactive arthritis, Raynaud's syndrome -Public Health: substance abuse, violence, obesity, homelessness, lesbian health -Sports Exam: assessment and treatment -CDC recommendations: vaccine and cancer screening -Endocrinology: diabetes management and new Food and Drug Administration--approved medications -The latest ACC & AHA Guidelines for Hypertension (2017) -Neurology: PTSD and restless legs syndrome management -Sexual dysfunction -Bipolar and other behavioral health disorders New and updated Patient Teaching Guides Key Features: Presents information for 268 disorders in consistent format for ease of use Highlights key considerations with Practice Pointers Provides individual care points for pediatric, pregnant, and geriatric patients Includes 138 printable Patient Teaching Guides Offers 18 procedure guidelines and routine health maintenance guidelines

Skin and Soft Tissue Injuries and Infections

Author: Adam J. Singer
Publisher: PMPH-USA
ISBN: 1607950294
Format: PDF, Kindle
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These types of infections and lacerations are among the most common injuries seen in emergency rooms. This book provides all the must know information for the treatment and management of these daily seen infections.

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

Manual of Emergency Airway Management

Author: Ron M. Walls
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1451144911
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Manual of Emergency Airway Management, now in its 4th edition, is a practical guide to emergency airway management in any adult or pediatric patient and offers step-by-step instructions on techniques, drug administration, and prevention and management of complications.The book may be used in conjunction with the Difficult Airway CourseTM, or on its own. The text has been reorganized to reflect the decision-making process of emergency care providers treating the patient in distress. Features include: Completely reorganized chapters into cohesive sections Expanded discussion of videolaryngoscopes, including newer, low-cost alternatives More illustrations, with expanded "how to" descriptions Revised and updated airway algorithms