Author: American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
View: 384Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals (PEPP), United Kingdom Revised Third Edition represents a comprehensive source of prehospital medical information for the emergency care of infants and children. PEPP is designed to give prehospital professionals the education, skills, and confidence they need to effectively treat pediatric patients. Developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics, PEPP specifically teaches prehospital professionals how to better assess and manage ill or injured children. PEPP combines comprehensive medical content with dynamic features and an interactive course to fully prepare prehospital professionals to care for children in the field. New to the Revised Third Edition: Meets 2015 CPR and ECC Guidelines The textbook content addresses every pediatric-specific competency statement in the National EMS Education Standards Shock and resuscitation content is covered in two separate chapters, placing more emphasis on these critical topics A top-flight EMS author team working in conjunction with AAP physician reviewers ensures exceptional medical content with a "street" focus A free eBook is included with every printed copy of the Revised Third Edition Features include: The Pediatric Assessment Triangle (PAT) represents the essence of the PEPP patient assessment method, which includes assessing appearance, work of breathing, and circulation to the skin The Patient Assessment Flowchart provides students with an easy-to-understand reference of the pediatric patient assessment process Case Studies provide an opportunity for critical thinking and encourage students to consider how they would treat a similar case in the field Procedures provide written step-by-step explanations and visual summaries of important BLS and ALS pediatric skills Interactive Course and Flexible Course Options: PEPP Course Coordinators now have the option of offering onsite or hybrid courses The hybrid course includes engaging, interactive online modules that students complete before attending the onsite portion of the course for scenarios and hands-on skill stations The onsite course includes case-based lectures, live-action video, small group scenarios, and hands-on skill stations A new renewal course for providers to keep up-to-date with their skills The BLS course is geared toward Emergency Medical Responders and EMTs, while the ALS course is ideal for AEMTs and Paramedics. Learn more about the PEPP course at www.PEPPsite.com. *Note: Access to the online modules can be purchased separately. Select the Student Resources tab above to purchase, or click the links below: BLS Pretest Access ALS Pretest Access BLS Hybrid Access ALS Hybrid Access *PEPP Precourse Module access codes are not available in the eBook version.
Author: Frances Griffiths
Category: Social Science
View: 9163Many health professionals want to investigate their health care practice and how it could be improved to benefit their patients. This book introduces the range of research approaches available, and explains what can be achieved with different methods and how they can compliment each other. Research Methods for Health Care Practice guides the researcher through their journey, giving detailed, step-by-step advice on planning and carrying out each stage of the research. Useful examples from health care research are included throughout to illustrate the application of the techniques and methods discussed. The book provides discussion of all the key issues and stages of research, including: - user involvement in research - research ethics - deciding on a research approach - data collection and analysis methods Research Methods for Health Care Practice is ideal for professionals wanting to undertake research in their own health care setting, and will be of use to any students undertaking a research project as part of their course in health and related fields.
Level 3 : Advanced Modern Apprenticeship
Author: Yvonne Nolan
Category: Allied health personnel
View: 4773This textbook is a perfect match with the City & Guilds Certificate in Supporting Care Practice. Provides comprehensive coverage for the Technical Certificates for Advanced Modern Apprenticeships (Level 3). A perfect match with the City & Guilds specification, giving students exactly what they need. Based on Yvonne Nolan's popular S/NVQ Level 3 Care Candidate Handbook - the perfect accompaniment to this book. Key Skills opportunities based on the Certificate Outcomes are flagged throughout, so you can be sure students understand this key aspect of the Modern Apprentice Framework.
Author: Kiaras Gharabaghi
View: 8590This book provides an overview of the core professional issues in the field of child and youth care practice. The author explores themes ranging from relationships and the exploration of Self to career building and field-specific approaches to management. The book is written from a pragmatic perspective, and serves both to advance current thinking in the field about professional issues as well as to provide the student of child and youth care practice and practitioners with practical and accessible approaches to developing a strong and sustainable professional identity. All of the themes in this book are explored within a context of ethical decision-making and practice approaches informed by a commitment to children’s rights and empowerment. Throughout the discussions, concepts and themes are considered in relation to four specific lenses: the power lens, the diversity lens, the language lens and the transitioning from theory to practice lens. These lenses serve to ensure that the reader adopts a critical understanding of the professional issues in the field and is able to develop his or her own professional identity while mitigating the power and identity issues necessarily associated with being a practitioner in a helping profession. This book was published as a special issue of Child and Youth Services.
Author: Michael Mandelstam
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
View: 6318This short guide cuts through the confusing mass of legislation to provide a concise and jargon-free explanation of current care practice and the law. It explains the legislation relevant to practitioners, including rules about how people in need get an assessment from local authorities, the assessment of need and charging for services.
Category: Labor laws and legislation
Author: Valerie Nixon
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
View: 9001Professional Practice in Paramedic, Emergency and Urgent Care explores a range of contemporary relevant topics fundamental to professional practice. Written for both pre- and post-registration paramedic students, it is also ideal for existing practitioners looking to develop their CPD skills as well as nursing and other health professionals working in emergency and urgent care settings. Each chapter includes examples, practical exercises and clinical scenarios, helping the reader relate theory to practice and develop critical thinking skills Covers not only acute patient management but also a range of additional topics to provide a holistic approach to out-of-hospital care Completion of the material in the book can be used as evidence in professional portfolios as required by the Health and Care Professions Council Professional Practice in Paramedic, Emergency and Urgent Care is a comprehensive, theoretical underpinning to professional practice at all levels of paramedic and out-of-hospital care.
Author: Thoreya Swage
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann Medical
View: 9881* Explains exactly what clinical governance means to the health care professions * Gives clinical examples from different areas of practice, showing how the principles of clinical governance can be applied in practice * Draws on national policies and initiatives to explain the theoretical structure underpinning clinical initiatives * Applicable to all sectors of the health service
Author: Robert J. Cipolle,Linda Strand,Peter Morley
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
View: 9609Pharmaceutical Care Practice, 3e provides the basic information necessary to establish, support, deliver, and maintain medication management services. This trusted text explains how a practitioner delivers pharmaceutical care services and provides a vision of how these services fit into the evolving healthcare structure. Whether you are a student or a practicing pharmacist seeking to improve your patient-care skills, Pharmaceutical Care Practice, 3e provides the step-by-step implementation strategies necessary to practice in this patient-centered environment. This practical guide to providing pharmaceutical care helps you to: Understand your growing role in drug therapy assessment and delivery Learn an effective process for applying your pharmacotherapeutic knowledge to identify and prevent or resolve drug therapy problems Establish a strong therapeutic relationship with your patients Optimize your patients’ well-being by achieving therapeutic goals Improve your follow-up evaluation abilities Documents your pharmaceutical care and obtain reimbursement Work collaboratively with other patient care providers The patient-centered approach advocated by the authors, combined with an orderly, logical, rational decision-making process assessing the indication, effectiveness, safety, and convenience of all patient drug therapies will have a measurable positive impact on the outcomes of drug therapy.
Author: Sir Thomas Longmore
Category: Ambulance service
View: 9139This pre-WWI era manual directs its readers in ambulance care?primarily through the history of the practice and the various types of equipment and forms of transportation they may have to utilize in the field.
A Systems Approach
Author: Sam Willis,Roger Dalrymple
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
View: 1824An essential text for the aspiring student paramedic,Fundamentals of Paramedic Practice makes paramedic scienceand pre-hospital care accessible, straightforward andexciting. It assumes no prior knowledge of the subject,presenting the must-have information that students needabout both the theory and practice of what it means to be aparamedic. With extensive full-colour illustrations throughout, aswell as activities and scenarios, this user-friendly textbook willsupport paramedic students throughout their course.
Author: John W. Hoyt,Alan S. Tonnesen,Steven J. Allen
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
View: 3977This informative text, sponsored by the American Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists, discusses procedure and performance in care and intensive care units. It covers basic acute care, such as assessment, stabilization, preliminary monitoring, and data management and life support. It includes information on specific organ system failures, plus the pathology and therapy of common ICU problems. It also provides coverage of imaging, outcome, pain management, complication prevention, transport, laboratory support, ethical and legal considerations, and administration.
Fundamentals of Holistic Care
Author: Chris Brooker,Anne Waugh
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
View: 8845This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It is written specifically to meet the needs of nursing students undertaking the common foundation programme. It aims to explain how and why sensitive, holistic and evidence-based nursing care is carried out. Therefore it is relevant to students who will enter all branches of nursing and includes material that is both common to all and specific to each branch. The book aims to provide all students on foundation nursing and health care programmes with material of sufficient depth/breadth to achieve the NMC outcomes required for entry into the branch programmes. There is an emphasis not only on the theory that underpins nursing practice in the common foundation programme but also on nursing skills which form an increasingly emphasized part of the programme. The chapters have been reviewed by experts from each branch and also clinical skills to ensure the content reflects each branch accurately and appropriately. Emphasis on clinical skills & lifelong learning Realistic scenarios reinforce the need for patient/client-centred care with a holistic approach Activity boxes for all branches and age groups in each chapter ensure relevance to nurses in diverse settings An integrated approach to health promotion with activity boxes emphasises that health maintenance and promotion are central to contemporary nursing practice Reflection, critical thinking and research/appraisal skills are encouraged with a problem centred approach that will help to develop the skills needed to provide sensitive and effective, high quality care and to integrate theory with practice The emphasis on nursing/clinical skills underlines the importance of core skills - an integral part of the patient/client experience Cultural diversity is a core theme throughout The importance of evidence-based practice is highlighted and the text helps readers are assisted to acquire the skills to provide evidence-based care A wide range of general and branch-specific interactive boxes help to develop an understanding of some issues in other branches as well as the core issues that affect all nurses. Self- test questions and answers provide an opportunity for readers to take responsibility for and check their learning. Valuable learning tools are included: glossary of key terms, useful websites and references
Author: Jane N. Zuckerman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
View: 1096This second edition of Principles and Practice of Travel Medicine has been extensively updated to provide a comprehensive description of travel medicine and is an invaluable reference resource to support the clinical practice of travel medicine. This new edition covers the many recent advances in the field, including the development of new and combined vaccines; malaria prophylaxis; emerging new infections; new hazards resulting from travel to long haul destinations; health tourism; and population movements. The chapter on vaccine-preventable diseases includes new developments in licensed vaccines, as well as continent-based recommendations for their administration. There are chapters on the travel health management of high risk travellers, including the diabetic traveller, the immuno-compromised, those with cardiovascular, renal, neurological, gastrointestinal, malignant and other disorders, psychological and psychiatric illnesses, pregnant women, children and the elderly. With increasing numbers of ever more adventurous travellers, there is discussion of travel medicine within extreme environments, whilst the chapter on space tourism may well be considered the future in travel medicine. Principles and Practice of Travel Medicine is an invaluable resource for health care professionals providing advice and clinical care to the traveller.
Author: Kate Curtis,Clair Ramsden
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
View: 4843Emergency 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)
Guidelines for Effective Clinical Management
Author: Alex Khot,Andrew Polmear
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
View: 8009Practical General Practice is a highly practical manual, specifically designed for use during the consultation process. Containing over 1000 conditions, the unique underlying structure of the book allows the GP to see immediately what treatment is recommended and why. All recommendations are highly specific - giving a firm guide to the GP during the consultation process rather than a list of possibilities that the GP might wish to consider. Bullet points for action which give the GP an immediate summary of the issues that must be covered in the consultation. Bullet points of the key evidence which justifies those recommendations. All chapters thoroughly revised, to reflect changes in the evidence, and in major guidelines, since the last edition. NNT values provided when available
Author: Patrick N. Catania,Martin M. Rosner
Category: Political Science
Guidelines and Procedures
Author: Human Sciences Research, Inc
Category: Community health services
A Toolkit for Students and Practitioners
Author: Dawn Brookes,Anne Smith
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Category: Allied health personnel
View: 4198This edited work offers students and practitioners a contemporary insight into non-medical prescribing initiatives in everyday situations. With contributors from nursing, medicine and allied health professions, this practical text examines prescribing as it stands, and looks at how it may develop in the future.