Emergency & Critical Care Pocket Guide


Author: Informed,,Paula Derr,Jon Tardiff,Mike McEvoy
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284213358
Category: Medical
Page: 240
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The most popular pocket reference in emergency nursing - now in a new edition! The Emergency & Critical Care Pocket Guide has been an essential resource for physicians, paramedics, and nurses for over a decade. The Pocket Guide consolidates critical information found in desk references into a convenient 3"x5" pocket-size format that is handy enough to take with you anywhere.

Porter's Pocket Guide to Emergency and Critical Care


Author: William Porter,Dawn Phipps
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763745158
Category: Medical
Page: 172
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Packed with vital, practical facts -- Health Professionals Rely on Porter’s Pocket Guides for Fast, Accurate Clinical Information! Porter’s Pocket Guide to Emergency & Critical Care is a quick reference for emergency and critical care nurses and other healthcare professionals containing all of the key clinical information they need at their fingertips. This pocket guide covers emergency and critical care related to cardiology, neurology and pediatrics. Key Features: ACLS guidelines Quick reference to ER and ICU nurses 52 critical medications, dosage charts for critical drips Automatically interprets ABG results Instant EKG interpretation: identify interior wall MI’s from anterior, posterior and lateral wall MIs Cover neurology, cardiology, pediatrics With nearly 500,000 copies in print, the Porter’s Pocket Guide Series is well-known in the nursing field and includes Porter’s Pocket Guide to Nursing, Porter’s Pocket Guide to Pediatrics, and Porter’s Pocket Guide to Emergency & Critical Care. Each title is a succinct portrait of the key clinical information nurses and health professionals need. Porter’s Pocket Guides have been an indispensable reference to healthcare professionals and institutions for over 15 years.

Critical Care Notes

Clinical Pocket Guide
Author: Janice Jones,Brenda Fix
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803644841
Category: Medical
Page: 288
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Completely revised and updated, the 2nd Edition offers even more of what you need at a moment’s notice, including coverage of rebreathing masks, cardiac surgeries, traumatic brain and head injuries, MRSA prevention and treatment guidelines, and much more!

Pocket Guide to Critical Care Pharmacotherapy


Author: John Papadopoulos
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781597454889
Category: Medical
Page: 208
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This book serves as a pocket bedside medical reference, providing the unique element of supplying a step-by-step design that will guide clinicians in giving their patient optimal, evidence-based care. The book provides practical points based on both real patient-care experience and review of current medical literature with the aim of providing guidance to all critical care clinicians. The book covers the most common ailments observed in critically ill medical patients. It uses an algorithmic, easy-to-follow, step-by-step approach. Clinicians with varying degrees of training will be able to follow its format.

Critical Care Transport Field Guide


Author: Michael Czarnecki,Roger Stone (M.D.),Kevin Seaman
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763715809
Category: Medical
Page: 121
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This guide is designed with the special needs of field practitioners in mind. This useful, quick reference guide helps speed recognition of lab values, 12 lead ECG interpretation, fibrinolytics agents, hemodynamic monmitoring, IABP's, rapid sequence intubation, chest tubes, and therapeutic medications and toxology for the critial care transport provider.

Visual Diagnosis in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine


Author: Christopher P. Holstege,Alexander B. Baer,Jesse M. Pines,William J. Brady
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444398008
Category: Medical
Page: 204
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Improve your skills in visual diagnosis Speed and accuracy of diagnosis is the key to saving lives in emergency and critical care medicine. Careful visual inspection of the patient, the data (radiography, electrocardiogram), and related clues can often help providers choose the right diagnosis and ultimately the best treatment – but this knowledge comes with experience. This book provides 110 randomly presented visual diagnosis cases for self-testing, imitating real-life situations found in the emergency department setting. Written by distinguished emergency and critical care physicians, and thoroughly revised and updated throughout, this second edition includes 25% new cases and is an ideal aid for trainees preparing for Board examinations as well as an invaluable ‘refresher’ for qualified emergency and critical care providers. This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from Google Play or the MedHand Store.

Concise Review of Critical Care, Trauma and Emergency Medicine

A Quick Reference Guide of ICU and ER Topics
Author: Asif Anwar
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781478716082
Category: Medical
Page: 219
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Concise yet uptodate review of the most commonly encountered topics reated to the critical care, taruama and emergency arena. All facets of medical profession may benefit, including doctors, nurses, pharmacists, respiratory therapist, physical, occupational, speech/lahnguage therapist. Emergency medical techs will also find it very useful in the field.

Fast Facts for the ER Nurse

Emergency Room Orientation in a Nutshell
Author: Jennifer R. Buettner, RN, CEN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826105226
Category: Medical
Page: 304
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"The book is clearly written and concise and uses sidebars to highlight core concepts." Score: 90, 4 stars --Doody's Because ER nurses need to think fast and act fast... Fast Facts for the ER Nurse is an orientation guide and reference, designed specifically for new ER nurses and the preceptors responsible for their orientation. The chapters provide a brief overview of equipment, treatments, and drugs used to manage common disorders and conditions frequently seen in the ER. Critical information presented in each chapter includes disorder definitions, signs and symptoms, interventions, and critical thinking questions. With this guide, nurses can get the information they need fast in bullet-point lists. Each chapter is conveniently organized alphabetically by disease and disorder for quick access. The book serves as an organized, reliable, and thorough ER guide, ensuring a structured approach to orientation. All new ER nurses and their preceptors will find this book to be a reference they cannot do without. Key topics covered include: Cardiovascular Emergencies Disaster Response Emergencies Infectious Disease Emergencies Mental Health Emergencies Shock and Multisystem Trauma Emergencies Substance Abuse and Toxicologic Emergencies And many more!

Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Procedures


Author: Timothy B. Hackett,Elisa M. Mazzaferro
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118369440
Category: Medical
Page: 288
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Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Procedures, Second Edition is a step-by-step guide to key emergency and critical care procedures encountered in both general and specialty practice. Now in full color, the second edition includes several new procedures, two new chapters covering cardiopulmonary resuscitation and continuous rate infusions, and a companion website offering videos demonstrating most of the procedures featured in the book. Helpful hints have also been added throughout to make the book even more useful in the practice setting. Each procedure includes information on the background, supplies needed, indications, and contraindications, followed by a series of images demonstrating the technique. This practical resource, ideally designed for use in fast-paced emergency situations, is an indispensable reference for any member of the veterinary team.

Critical Care and Emergency Nursing


Author: Lori Schumacher,Cynthia C. Chernecky
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 141606169X
Category: Medical
Page: 377
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Part of the popular Saunders Nursing Survival Guide series, this book prepares you to manage the most common health care problems you'll see in critical care, trauma, or emergency settings. Each chapter is organized from the most immediate and life-threatening conditions to less emergent critical care conditions. Its lighthearted, cartoon-filled approach simplifies difficult concepts, covering each body system in terms of current practice standards. Consistent headings break content into four succinct areas of review: What (subject) IS, What You NEED TO KNOW, What You DO, and Do You UNDERSTAND? Clinical terms and shorthand expressions are highlighted, exposing you to terminology used in the hospital setting. A color insert illustrates concepts and principles of critical care and emergency nursing, including various complications Mnemonic devices aid your memory and interactive activities help you learn, with exercises including fill in the blank, matching, word jumbles, true/false, and crossword puzzles. Special icons help you focus on vital information: Take Home Points help you prepare for clinical rotations. Caution notes alert you to dangerous conditions and how to avoid them. Lifespan notes point out age-related variations in signs and symptoms, nursing interventions, and patient teaching. Culture notes cite possible variations related to a patient's cultural background. Web links direct you to Internet resources for additional research and study. What You WILL LEARN learning objectives help you identify quickly the content covered and goals for each chapter. NCLEX"¥ examination-style review questions at the end of each chapter allow you to test your understanding of content and practice for the Boards. Cartoon characters with brief captions help to better explain difficult concepts. Margin notes are streamlined for ease of use and effectiveness. Content updates reflect current practice and emergent situations, including increased focus on disaster preparedness, code management, updated ACLS guidelines, and hypertension.

AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing Pocket Handbook, Second Edition


Author: Marianne Chulay,Suzanne Burns,American Association of Critical-Care Nurses AACN
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071702733
Category: Medical
Page: 195
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Essential Data Critical Care Nurses Must Know Endorsed by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, this go-anywhere handbook features tables and figures that encapsulate all the information required to give safe and effective care to critically ill patients. Contents include: Critical Care Drug Tables • Normal Values for Laboratory Tests and Physiologic Parameters • Lists of Assessment Components • Cardiac Rhythms: ECG Characteristics and Treatment Guides, Including Sample Rhythm Strips • 12-Lead ECG Changes in Acute Myocardial Ischemia and Infarct • Troubleshooting Guide for Hemodynamic Monitoring Equipment • Indications for Mechanical Ventilation • Weaning Assessment Tool • ACLS Algorithms.

Pocket Guide to Critical Care Assessment


Author: Laura Talbot,Mary Meyers-Marquardt
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 9780815156086
Category: Medical
Page: 387
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Mosby's Pocket Guide to Critical Care Assessment is designed for the nurse who needs quick access to pertinent information at the bedside. Organized by body system, and in an outline format, this guide provides detailed information on critical care assessment. Each chapter presents the major components of a complete physical assessment. Disease processes specific to the body system are discussed relative to their assessment findings. Assessment parameters for special needs patients also are given. Included are ACLS algorithms, a nomogram for calculation of body surface area, rapid assessment guidelines and recommendations for their implementation.

The Practice of Emergency and Critical Care Neurology


Author: Eelco F. M. Wijdicks
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190259558
Category: Neurologic manifestations of general diseases
Page: 936
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Companion to: Neurologic complications of critical illness / Eelco F.M. Wijdicks. 3rd ed. 2009.

Pocket Emergency Medicine


Author: Richard D. Zane,Joshua M. Kosowsky
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1496372832
Category: Medical
Page: 334
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Pocket Emergency Medicine, Fourth Edition, provides accurate, actionable, and easily accessible information for clinicians on the front lines of emergency care. Designed to be used at the bedside, it’s an outstanding go-to source for the essential information you need to care for patients in life-threatening situations. This volume in the popular Pocket Notebook series provides a concise and focused review of the entire field of emergency medicine — from history and physical exam to differential diagnosis testing to therapeutics to disposition – all in one easy-to-navigate looseleaf notebook.

Jems EMS Pocket Guide


Author: Charly D. Miller
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 9780815172833
Category: Medical
Page: 152
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This handy pocket guide is small enough to literally carry in a pocket at 3-1/4" x 5-1/4". Waterproof pages for all kinds of weather, heavy spiral binding allows the book to pay flat, and thumb tabs help locate information. Specifically designed pediatric drug-dosage charts are organized by patient weight for easier application. Common infusion drugs are listed on "mathless" IV infusion drip charts to save time. The most complete, and up-to-date drug section available is provided within.

ACLS, CPR, And PALS

Clinical Pocket Guide
Author: Shirley A Jones
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803643845
Category: Medical
Page: 229
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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.

Cardiothoracic Critical Care


Author: Robyn Smith,Mike Higgins (Hospital administrator),Alistair Macfie
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199692955
Category: Medical
Page: 379
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An indispensible pocket reference for critical care trainees, consultants and intensive care nurses, this new Oxford Specialist Handbook provides an evidence-based approach to all aspects of patient care in cardiothoracic intensive care. Written in the Oxford Handbook format, each section is comprised of short topics ideal for quick reference. Portable, accessible, and reliable, the book equips the clinician with the basic scientific and clinical knowledge to safely assist in formulating management plans, based on current best practice. Cardiothoracic Critical Care addresses major recent developments in cardiothoracic critical care, such as cardiovascular support, mechanical support (IABP, VADS, and ECMO), and drug therapies such as nitric oxide and other new inotropic agents. The management of postoperative bleeding is covered in detail, as it increasingly involves updated fluid and blood-product therapies including blood preservation techniques such as cell salvage.

Decision Making in Emergency Critical Care

An Evidence-Based Handbook
Author: John E. Arbo,Stephen J. Ruoss,Geoffrey K. Lighthall,Michael P. Jones
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1469884992
Category: Medical
Page: 832
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Looking for a brief but authoritative resource to help you manage the types of complex cardiac, pulmonary, and neurological emergencies you encounter as a resident or attending emergency room physician? Look no further than Decision Making in Emergency Critical Care: An Evidence-Based Handbook. This portable guide to rational clinical decision-making in the challenging – and changing – world of emergency critical care provides in every chapter a streamlined review of a common problem in critical care medicine, along with evidence-based guidelines and summary tables of landmark literature. Features Prepare for effective critical care practice in the emergency room’s often chaotic and resource-limited environment with expert guidance from fellows and attending physicians in the fields of emergency medicine, pulmonary and critical care medicine, cardiology, gastroenterology, and neurocritical care. Master critical care fundamentals as experts guide you through the initial resuscitation and the continued management of critical care patients during their first 24 hours of intensive care. Confidently make sustained, data-driven decisions for the critically ill patient using expert information on everything from hemodynamic monitoring and critical care ultrasonography to sepsis and septic shock to the ED-ICU transfer of care.