Total Burn Care

Total Burn Care
Author: David N. Herndon
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 812
Release: 2017-11-28
ISBN: 9780323476614
Category: Burns and scalds
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Total Burn Care Book Excerpt:

Recent advances in research have resulted in tremendous changes in burn management. Stay fully up to date with the new edition of Total Burn Care, by leading authority Dr. David N. Herndon. Detailed procedural guidelines and video clips walk you through every step of the process, from resuscitation through reconstruction and rehabilitation. Everyone on the burn care team, including general and plastic surgeons, intensivists, anesthestists, and nurses, will benefit from this integrated, multidisciplinary guide to safe and effective burn management. Discusses infection control, early burn coverage, occupational physical exercise, respiratory therapy, and ventilator management. Summarizes key points at the beginning of each chapter for quick reference. Uses an integrated, team approach to help you meet the clinical, physical, psychological, and social needs of every patient. Offers expert guidance on early reconstructive surgery and rehabilitation, with new content on improved surgical techniques. Provides access to 15+ procedural operative videos and PowerPoint presentations on topics ranging from alopecia and anesthesia to radiation and treatment of infection - ideal for teaching and presenting. Covers special populations such as elderly and pediatric patients, and includes a new chapter on burns in pregnancy. Expert ConsultT eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Total Burn Care

Total Burn Care
Author: David N. Herndon
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 808
Release: 2012-06-15
ISBN: 1455737976
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Total Burn Care Book Excerpt:

Total Burn Care guides you in providing optimal burn care and maximizing recovery, from resuscitation through reconstruction to rehabilitation! Using an integrated, "team" approach, leading authority David N. Herndon, MD, FACS helps you meet the clinical, physical, psychological, and social needs of every patient. With Total Burn Care, you'll offer effective burn management every step of the way! Effectively manage burn patients from their initial presentation through long-term rehabilitation. Devise successful integrated treatment programs for different groups of patients, such as elderly and pediatric patients. Browse the complete contents of Total Burn Care online and download images, tables, figures, PowerPoint presentations, procedural videos, and more at www.expertconsult.com! Decrease mortality from massive burns by applying the latest advances in resuscitation, infection control, early coverage of the burn, and management of smoke inhalation and injury. Enhance burn patients' reintegration into society through expanded sections on reconstructive surgery (with an emphasis on early reconstruction), rehabilitation, occupational and physical therapy, respiratory therapy, and ventilator management.

Total Burn Care

Total Burn Care
Author: David N. Herndon
Publsiher: W B Saunders Company
Total Pages: 817
Release: 2002
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Total Burn Care Book Excerpt:

This text considers the complex management of burned patients from injury through to rehabilitation. This second edition covers the advances in the treatment of burns as well as the clinical, physical, psychological and social needs of the burn patient.

Pediatric Life Care Planning and Case Management Second Edition

Pediatric Life Care Planning and Case Management  Second Edition
Author: Susan Riddick-Grisham,Laura Deming
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 1051
Release: 2011-04-26
ISBN: 1439803587
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pediatric Life Care Planning and Case Management Second Edition Book Excerpt:

Pediatric Life Care Planning and Case Management provides a comprehensive and unique reference that goes beyond the clinical discussion to include legal and financial aspects, life expectancy data, and assistive technology. It also includes case samples of actual plans related to specific conditions. The book is divided into five parts: Normal Growth and Development of Children describes the normal growth and development and the cognitive and psychosocial development of children. The Roles of the Life Care Plan Team details the roles of members of a life care plan team, from the pediatric care manager and life care planner to the vocational rehabilitation consultant, among others. Chronic Conditions and Disability States offers guidelines for life care planning for children with a wide range of chronic health conditions and disabilities, including traumatic injuries and organ transplants. Forensic Considerations examines life care planning in legal cases, life expectancy issues, and life care plan foundation strategies and requirements. Special Issues discusses assistive technology, medical homes, funding sources, and ethical issues in caring for children with special needs—including a mother’s perspective on caring for her son. With contributions from highly respected professionals, this text provides a guide for life care planners, health-care professionals, education specialists, insurance decision makers, attorneys, and families who work with children with special health-care needs.

AACN Core Curriculum for Pediatric High Acuity Progressive and Critical Care Nursing Third Edition

AACN Core Curriculum for Pediatric High Acuity  Progressive  and Critical Care Nursing  Third Edition
Author: AACN,Margaret Slota, DNP, RN, FAAN
Publsiher: Springer Publishing Company
Total Pages: 968
Release: 2018-07-28
ISBN: 0826133037
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

AACN Core Curriculum for Pediatric High Acuity Progressive and Critical Care Nursing Third Edition Book Excerpt:

AACN Core Curriculum for Pediatric High Acuity, Progressive, and Critical Care, Third Edition, provides content required to deliver the best care for critically ill or injured children. As acuity increases in all inpatient departments and the practice of pediatric critical care expands beyond the acute phase of illness or injury, knowledge of pediatric critical care is more essential than ever. Pediatric acute and critical care nurses find themselves handling not only their patients, but care of their families and management of an interprofessional team of caregivers. With emphasis on evidence-based care and professionalism, this essential resource captures the professional role of the pediatric critical care nurse and the nurse’s contributions to the process of continuous quality improvement. Ideal for pediatric critical care and acute care nurses, high acuity/critical care courses, and continuing education, AACN Core Curriculum for Pediatric High Acuity, Progressive, and Critical Care, Third Edition, contains core AACN guidelines for the highest quality nursing practice. The text covers anatomic, physiologic, cognitive, and psychosocial changes that occur throughout the pediatric lifespan. Chapters are systems focused and review developmental anatomy and physiology, clinical assessment, pharmacology, diagnostic tests, and therapeutic procedures. For each type of disease and injury, information is provided on pathophysiology, etiology, risk factors, signs and symptoms, nursing and collaborative interprofessional management, and complications. New to the Third Edition: Updated to include current patient management and the latest pediatric drug information Contains a completely new chapter on professional nursing issues, including quality, safety, communications, teamwork, work environment, and personal wellness Provides revised case studies and review questions/answers reflecting the latest version of the CCRN® Pediatric exam Key Features: Delivers comprehensive, current information for nursing students and those preparing for the CCRN® Pediatric exam Content is based on the most current standards of care, scope of practice, national guidelines, key AACN initiatives, and the AACN Certification Corporation Pediatric CCRN® Test Plan Presented in easy-to-read outline format for quick access to information Written and endorsed by AACN and AACN-affiliated subject matter experts Provides case studies to illustrate patient scenarios Discusses the application of AACN’s Synergy Model for Patient Care in pediatric high acuity and critical care nursing practice Includes in-depth coverage of multisystem problems such as multiple trauma, toxicology, septic shock, and burns

Emergency and Trauma Care for Nurses and Paramedics

Emergency and Trauma Care for Nurses and Paramedics
Author: Kate Curtis,Clair Ramsden
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 1494
Release: 2011-08-15
ISBN: 0729579824
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Emergency and Trauma Care for Nurses and Paramedics Book Excerpt:

Emergency and Trauma Care is written for Australian emergency care providers including paramedics, emergency nurses, pre-hospital care providers, nurse practitioners, general practice nurses and allied health practitioners including occupational therapists and physiotherapists who are caring for trauma patients. This book follows the patient journey from pre-hospital to definitive care. Using a body systems approach, each chapter provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of adult and paediatric emergencies. Implications for clinical practice is supported by chapters of professional practice, clinical skills, research, evidence-based practice, and legal, ethical and cultural issues. Clinical assessment, physiology, management and rationale for intervention of common and not so common emergency presentations are provided, with each chapter providing clear and relevant examples for both Paramedics and Nurses. Emergency and Trauma Care brings together a team of highly respected clinical practitioners and academics to deliver the most up-to-date text dealing with the practical procedures and evidence experienced by emergency and trauma care providers every day. Chapter 2 Pre-hospital care overview in Australia and NZ Chapter 10 Scene assessment, management and rescue Chapter 11 Pre-Hospital Clinical Reasoning, Triage and Communication Pre-hospital and emergency nursing considerations included in all relevant chapters Chapter 5 Cultural Considerations in Emergency Care addresses cultural diversity, beliefs and values and focuses on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and Maori health Chapter 19 Resuscitation includes advanced life support, airway management and incorporates the 2010 Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines Chapter 37 People with disabilities provides assessment, examination and communication strategies for working with clients with intellectual and physical disabilities Section 5 focuses on examination and communication strategies for working with unique population groups, including the elderly, disabled, obstetric and paediatric patients Section 6 details major trauma assessment and management, blast injury, and trauma to specific body regions Essentials outline the main points addressed in each chapter Practice tips assist with communication skills, procedures and assessment Case studies supported by questions throughout Summaries and Key points, review questions, web links and references provide for consolidation and further research. Evolve resources include Power point slides, 30 additional Case studies, image bank, web links Three paramedic specific chapters (including scene assessment and management)

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists E Book

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists E Book
Author: Jaime C. Paz,Michele P. West
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 560
Release: 2019-10-12
ISBN: 0323639267
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists E Book Book Excerpt:

Get all the essential information you need to effectively treat and manage patients in a complex acute care setting with Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists, 5th Edition. This easy-to-follow guide is the perfect resource to help any rehabilitation professional better understand and interpret hospital protocol, safety, medical-surgical "lingo," and the many aspects of patient care in the hospital setting — from the emergency department to the intensive care unit to the general ward. And with extensively updated content reflecting the latest evidence-based information, this new fifth edition contains everything you need to succeed in today’s fast-paced acute care environment. Evidenced-based information is woven throughout the guide to ensure you are equipped with the proven knowledge needed to manage the acuity of patients in the hospital environment. Up-to-date content on medications, laboratory tests, diagnostics, and intervention methods that is relevant to patients in the acute care environment helps you gain insight on how these aspects are affected by the acute care setting. Easy-to-read algorithms, tables, boxes, and clinical tips highlight key information and makes finding and understanding information easier. NEW! Revised content throughout the text reflects the latest information on the complex and fast-paced acute care setting. NEW! Expanded chapters on outcome measures, mechanical circulatory support, and chest pain. NEW! Redesigned airway clearance chapter. NEW! Reformatted nervous system chapter to enhance clinical integration of content. NEW! Enhanced access to information on lines and tubes.

Wong s Nursing Care of Infants and Children E Book

Wong s Nursing Care of Infants and Children   E Book
Author: Marilyn J. Hockenberry,David Wilson
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2018-10-01
ISBN: 0323485375
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Wong s Nursing Care of Infants and Children E Book Book Excerpt:

Wong's Nursing Care of Infants and Children - E-Book

Fundamentals of Hand Therapy E Book

Fundamentals of Hand Therapy   E Book
Author: Cynthia Cooper
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 608
Release: 2014-03-12
ISBN: 0323291031
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fundamentals of Hand Therapy E Book Book Excerpt:

Perfect for hand therapy specialists, hand therapy students, and any other professional who encounters clients with upper extremity issues, Fundamentals of Hand Therapy, 2nd Edition contains everything you need to make sound therapy decisions. Coverage includes hand anatomy, the evaluation process, and diagnosis-specific information. Expert tips, treatment guidelines, and case studies round out this comprehensive text designed to help you think critically about each client’s individual needs. "Overall, a very clear readable style is adopted throughout, with theory supported by various anecdotal case studies. Excellent use is made of illustrations, and many chapters contain the helpful addition of ‘clinical pearls’ or ‘tips from the field’, which are an attempt to make transparent the links between theory and practice. In conclusion, this is an excellent core text for reference purposes." Reviewed by: British Journal of Occupational Therapy Date: Aug 2014 Clinical Pearls and Precautions highlight relevant information learned by the experienced author and contributors that you can apply to clinical practice. Case examples included in the diagnoses chapters in Part Three demonstrate the use of clinical reasoning and a humanistic approach in treating the client. Diagnosis-specific information in the final section of the book is well-organized to give you quick access to the information you need. Special features sections such as Questions to Discuss with the Physician, What to Say to Clients, Tips from the Field, and more help readers find their own clinical voices. Online sample exercises give you a pool to pull from during professional practice. NEW! Chapters on yoga and pilates provide guidance into new ways to treat upper extremity problems. NEW! Chapter on wound care gives you a thorough foundation on how wounds impact therapeutic outcomes. NEW! Chapter on orthotics has been added to cover basic splinting patterns. NEW! Online resources help assess your understanding and retention of the material.

Physical Rehabilitation

Physical Rehabilitation
Author: Susan B O'Sullivan,Thomas J Schmitz,George Fulk
Publsiher: F.A. Davis
Total Pages: 1504
Release: 2019-01-25
ISBN: 0803694644
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Physical Rehabilitation Book Excerpt:

Rely on this comprehensive, curriculum-spanning text and reference now and throughout your career! You’ll find everything you need to know about the rehabilitation management of adult patients… from integrating basic surgical, medical, and therapeutic interventions to how to select the most appropriate evaluation procedures, develop rehabilitation goals, and implement a treatment plan. Online you’ll find narrated, full-color video clips of patients in treatment, including the initial examination, interventions, and outcomes for a variety of the conditions commonly seen in rehabilitation settings.

Trauma Nursing E Book

Trauma Nursing E Book
Author: Karen A. McQuillan,Mary Beth Makic,Eileen Whalen
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 992
Release: 2008-08-28
ISBN: 1437726577
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Trauma Nursing E Book Book Excerpt:

Using the unique cycles of trauma framework, the 4th edition of this classic and highly acclaimed resource is thoroughly updated to bring you comprehensive coverage of cutting-edge research findings and current issues, trends, and controversies in trauma nursing. Detailed information guides you through all phases of care – from preventive care and the time of injury to the resuscitative, operative, critical, intermediate, and rehabilitative stages. Timely discussions on emerging topics such as mass casualty and rural trauma/telemedicine keep you up to date with the latest developments in the field. This practical, evidence-based reference is the most complete resource available for both novice and experienced trauma nurses working in a variety of care settings. Comprehensive coverage includes practical, clinically relevant trauma information for nurses at all levels of knowledge and experience working in a variety of settings. Evidence-based content ensures that you are using the latest and most reliable information available to provide state-of-the-art care for trauma patients. A user-friendly format, logical organization, and helpful tables and illustrations help you find information quickly and clarify key concepts and procedures. Detailed information guides you through all phases of care – from preventive care and the time of injury to the resuscitative, operative, critical, intermediate, and rehabilitative stages. Special populations coverage prepares you to meet the unique needs of pregnant, pediatric, and elderly patients, as well as bariatric patients, burn victims, patients with substance abuse issues, and organ and tissue donors. A section on Clinical Management Concepts gives you a solid understanding of key issues affecting all patients regardless of their injury, including mechanism of injury, traumatic shock, patient/family psychosocial responses to trauma, pain management, wound healing, and nutrition. A new Mass Casualty chapter prepares you to act quickly and confidently in the event of a disaster, with guidelines for initial response and sustained response, lessons learned from recent disasters, government involvement, and hazmat, bioterrorism, and nuclear-radiological preparedness. A new chapter on Rural Trauma/Telemedicine focuses on the unique nature of rural trauma care and offers strategies to help you improve healthcare delivery in this challenging environment. A new Trauma in the Bariatric Patient chapter provides the specialized information you need to meet the challenges and needs of this growing patient population.

Medical Surgical Nursing

Medical Surgical Nursing
Author: Priscilla LeMone,Karen Burke,Trudy Dwyer,Tracy Levett-Jones,Lorna Moxham,Kerry Reid-Searl
Publsiher: Pearson Higher Education AU
Total Pages: 2091
Release: 2015-05-20
ISBN: 1486014402
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Medical Surgical Nursing Book Excerpt:

The focus of this product package is to provide students with a strong knowledge base, an understanding of contemporary practice issues in Australia and the capacity for sound clinical reasoning. You will use these professional attributes in order to provide safe and effective nursing care. This easily understood, straightforward Australian edition integrates the following concepts: epidemiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, legal and ethical issues, therapeutic communication, interprofessional communication and cultural safety.

Pathophysiology E Book

Pathophysiology E Book
Author: Kathryn L. McCance,Sue E. Huether
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 1864
Release: 2014-01-30
ISBN: 0323316077
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pathophysiology E Book Book Excerpt:

Well-known for its authoritative and comprehensive coverage, complete treatment of pediatric pathophysiology, and the most extensive illustration program in its field, this textbook features expert content on everything from the general principles of pathophysiology to detailed discussions of genetics and specific diseases. Chapters on alteration present the pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and evaluation and treatment of each disease to help you learn to identify normal anatomy and physiology, as well as alterations of function in adults and in children. Unparalleled coverage of disease processes makes this text the most comprehensive pathophysiology text available. The largest full-color art program in the field illustrates the clinical manifestations of diseases and disease processes Consistent presentations of each disease with pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and evaluation and treatment help you find the information you need quickly and easily. Ten separate pediatric chapters cover the pathophysiologic effects on children. Aging content is highlighted throughout the text. An Introduction to Pathophysiology section at the beginning of the text provides a solid start to the basics of the study of disease. Algorithms and flowcharts of diseases and disorders illustrate the disease process in an easy-to-understand format. Nutrition and Disease boxes present evidence-based information on the relationship between health promotion through diet and disease. Updated content on leukocytes in pain modulation, seizure disorders, brain injuries and disorders, acute encephalopathies, reproductive disorders, and much more keep you at the cutting edge of this constantly changing field. What’s New? boxes highlight the most current research and findings to ensure you have the most up-to-date information. New animations, review questions, Key Points, and an audio glossary have been added to the Evolve companion website to strengthen your understanding of key concepts. Media Resources Lists encourage you to develop a study plan to master the important content in each chapter.

Burn Units Share of Canada s Total Burn Care

Burn Units  Share of Canada s Total Burn Care
Author: Charles F. T. Snelling
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 6
Release: 1995
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Burn Units Share of Canada s Total Burn Care Book Excerpt:

Achauer and Sood s Burn Surgery

Achauer and Sood s Burn Surgery
Author: Rajiv Sood,Bruce M. Achauer
Publsiher: Saunders
Total Pages: 423
Release: 2006
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Achauer and Sood s Burn Surgery Book Excerpt:

This brand-new reference presents the perspectives of a multi-author team examining the entire spectrum of burn reconstruction. Individual chapters cover basic aspects of wound healing · acute care of the burn wound (particularly as it relates to optimizing reconstructive results) · optimizing nutrition (for optimal reconstructive results) · basic concepts of plastic surgery relating to tissue rearrangement · and the use of flaps, as well as the newer use of skin substitutes. The second section of the book provides detailed guidance on anatomic areas of reconstruction, with care being taken to identify individual authors with known expertise in their particular area of burn reconstruction. Incorporates the use of current technology (skin substitutes). Presents the perspective of today's leaders in the field. Features an artwork program designed by a medical illustrator with extensive experience. Offers abundant patient examples and results. Discusses acute burn management as it relates to the reconstructive process. With more than 30 additional contributing experts.

Medical surgical Nursing

Medical surgical Nursing
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 2512
Release: 2005
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: CD-ROMs
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Medical surgical Nursing Book Excerpt:

Medical surgical Nursing

Medical surgical Nursing
Author: Joyce M. Black,Jane Hokanson Hawks
Publsiher: Saunders
Total Pages: 2512
Release: 2005
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Medical surgical Nursing Book Excerpt:

Accompanying CD-ROMs contains open book quizzes that consist of crossword puzzles and multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, and matching questions; Fluid and Electroplate Module; case studies with accompanying discussions, exercises, and nursing care plan; Health Assessment Animations; and discussions to the thinking critically questions.

Burn Care and Therapy

Burn Care and Therapy
Author: Gretchen J. Carrougher
Publsiher: Mosby Incorporated
Total Pages: 556
Release: 1998
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Burn Care and Therapy Book Excerpt:

BURN CARE AND THERAPY provides a comprehensive analysis of the care and treatment of burns. Beginning with Physiologic Response to Cutaneous Burn Injury and ending with Burn Prevention, the book is divided into 21 chapters that chronologically follow the care provided throughout the burn continuum. Authored by burn experts in their areas of specialty, a collaborative approach is used. Nursing care is presented through each phase of care while integrating medical management. The text is heavily illustrated and a color insert is included to accurately showcase the stages of burn care and healing. A quick reference guide highlighting common nursing and medical burn care facts and figures is provided free with the purchase of the book.TOC: * A collaborative approach demonstrates how a burn care team manages burn care and therapy. * Nursing care is included with each phase of burn care. * Each chapter focuses on every phase of burn treatment from transport to discharge. A final chapter addresses prevention and community planning for burn education. * More than 200 illustrations (45 in full color), including a 16-page color insert, assist the burn professional in determining the extent of the burn wound. * An entire chapter dedicated to pain heavily addresses assessment, treatment, and pharmacokinetics to help the burn care team assess the pain agents that most effectively manage pain. * Sample critical paths are provided for each chapter for guidance in developing a collaborative approach to burn care. * Diagnostic findings and patient management as it relates to nursing care is discussed within the context of the burn patient continuum.

AACN Advanced Critical Care Nursing

AACN Advanced Critical Care Nursing
Author: American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
Publsiher: Saunders
Total Pages: 1597
Release: 2009
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

AACN Advanced Critical Care Nursing Book Excerpt:

From AACN experts comes a resource dedicated to helping nurses oversee or care for critical care patients. This comprehensive textbook addresses serious and potentially life-threatening patient conditions with a foundation rooted in the critical thinking process.

Core Curriculum for Pediatric Critical Care Nursing

Core Curriculum for Pediatric Critical Care Nursing
Author: Margaret C. Slota
Publsiher: Saunders
Total Pages: 889
Release: 2006
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Core Curriculum for Pediatric Critical Care Nursing Book Excerpt:

Now updated to reflect the current state of pediatric critical care nursing practice, this guide from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) explores the anatomic, physiologic, and cognitive/psychosocial changes that occur across the lifespan of a child. This resource also serves as an effective study guide for the pediatric CCRN certification examination.