AAGBI Core Topics in Anaesthesia 2015

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Author: William Harrop-Griffiths,Richard Griffiths,Felicity Plaat

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118780868

Category: Medical

Page: 160

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Based on the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain & Ireland's (AAGBI) continuing education lecture series, this clinically-oriented book covers the latest developments in research and the clinical application of anesthesia and pain control. Reviews latest developments in research and practice Clinically-oriented but rooted in basic science Concise and informative articles on key topics Road-tested through CPD roadshows Designed specifically for continuing medical education

Pain Medicine

A Comprehensive Review

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Author: P. Prithvi Raj

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 430

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Here's a quick, focused review of all of the core knowledge in pain medicine. Based upon Dr. Raj's PRACTICAL MANAGEMENT OF PAIN, 3rd Edition, it presents concise outline summaries of the most important concepts in the field, including anatomy and physiology · symptoms · acute and chronic pain syndromes · evaluation and investigation of pain patients · treatment modalities · special situations · and more. Board-style review questions, with answers, test readers' mastery of the material in each chapter. And, a new, comprehensive exam at the end of the book enables readers to assess their overall grasp of the subject matter. Features contributions from many new authors, presenting fresh perspectives on every area of pain management. Covers hot topics such as acute pain · trauma pain · cancer pain · interventional techniques · diagnostic tools for pain management · palliative care · and economics of pain medicine. Encompasses all of the content covered in the pain management certification and recertification exams. Offers new suggested reading lists for more in-depth study.

A Guide to Mastery in Clinical Nursing

The Comprehensive Reference

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Author: Dr. Joyce Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN, FNAP,Celeste M. Alfes, DNP, MSN, RN,Ronald Hickman, PhD, ACNP-BC, FNAP, FAAN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826132448

Category: Medical

Page: 900

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Designed for both new registered nurses and nurses transitioning to a new clinical area, this extensive clinical reference is the only resource to provide essential information on more than 300 topics from 11 specialty areas. Concise and practical entries provide fundamental coverage of the most common clinical problems and issues encountered in nursing practice today. Key leaders in clinical content areas authored content on emergency and critical care, geriatric nursing, health systems and health promotion, medical surgical nursing, neonatal nursing, nurse anesthesia, obstetrics and women’s health, palliative care, perioperative nursing, pediatric nursing, and psychiatric mental health nursing. Alphabetized for easy access, each entry includes a definition and description of the clinical problem, etiology, nursing assessment, related problems, interventions, nursing management and evaluation, and safety considerations. The Considerations section of each topic focuses on the role of the nurse throughout the treatment process, and discusses the role of other health care providers with a focus on multidisciplinary treatment. Intended primarily for university and hospital libraries, A Guide to Mastery in Clinical Nursing will also be of value to nursing faculty, undergraduate and graduate-level nurses and nursing students at all levels. Key Features: Provides essential information on over 300 clinical topics from 11 specialty areas Offers key knowledge for nurses new to practice or working in an unfamiliar nursing area Presented in a consistent format for ease of use Includes an overview of each specialty area Focuses on the role of the nurse throughout the treatment process Written and edited by expert clinicians and educators in each clinical area

Core Topics in Neuroanaesthesia and Neurointensive Care

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Author: Basil F. Matta,David K. Menon,Martin Smith

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139499858

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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Core Topics in Neuroanesthesia and Neurointensive Care is an authoritative and practical clinical text that offers clear diagnostic and management guidance for a wide range of neuroanesthesia and neurocritical care problems. With coverage of every aspect of the discipline by outstanding world experts, this should be the first book to which practitioners turn for easily accessible and definitive advice. Initial sections cover relevant anatomy, physiology and pharmacology, intraoperative and critical care monitoring and neuroimaging. These are followed by detailed sections covering all aspects of neuroanesthesia and neurointensive care in both adult and pediatric patients. The final chapter discusses ethical and legal issues. Each chapter delivers a state-of-the art review of clinical practice, including outcome data when available. Enhanced throughout with numerous clinical photographs and line drawings, this practical and accessible text is key reading for trainee and consultant anesthetists and critical care specialists.

Repetitorium Notfallmedizin

Zur Vorbereitung auf die Prüfung "Notfallmedizin"

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Author: Jörg Brokmann,Rolf Rossaint

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3642049605

Category: Medical

Page: 394

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Das Repetitorium bietet alle wesentlichen Informationen zur Notfallmedizin und orientiert sich am Kursbuch der Bundesärztekammer sowie an internationalen Leitlinien (ERC/ILCOR). Die Inhalte sind strukturiert, übersichtlich und zum besseren Verständnis im (patho-)physiologischen Zusammenhängen dargestellt sowie mit Hinweisen auf Gefahrensituationen und Fallstricke in der Praxis versehen. Die 2. Auflage wurde komplett aktualisiert und trägt den neuesten Entwicklungen auf dem Gebiet der Notfallmedizin Rechnung.

Cousins and Bridenbaugh's Neural Blockade in Clinical Anesthesia and Pain Medicine

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Author: Michael J. Cousins,Phillip O. Bridenbaugh,Daniel B. Carr,Terese T. Horlocker

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781773881

Category: Medical

Page: 1306

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Presents the scientific foundations and clinical practice of neural blockade in both regional anesthesia and the management of pain. This title includes chapters on topics including neurologic complications, neural blockade for surgery, treatment of pain in older people, and complications in pain medicine.

Year Book of Anesthesiology and Pain Management 2012 - E-Book

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Author: David H. Chestnut

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323089569

Category: Medical

Page: 448

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The Year Book of Anesthesiology and Pain Management brings you abstracts of the articles that reported the year's breakthrough developments in anesthesiology, carefully selected from more than 500 journals worldwide. Expert commentaries evaluate the clinical importance of each article and discuss its application to your practice. Topics included are: Anesthesia-Related Pharmacology and Toxicology, Anesthesia Techniques and Monitors, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia, Pediatric Anesthesia, Obstetric Anesthesia, Pain Management, and Geriatric Medicine. The Year Book of Anesthesiology and Pain Management is published annually in June.

Anaesthesia, Pain, Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine - A.P.I.C.E.

Proceedings of the 19 th Postgraduate Course in Critical Care Medicine. Trieste, Italy - November 12-15, 2004

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Author: A. Gullo

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 8847003512

Category: Medical

Page: 760

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In modern medicine the most functional methodologies are taking an increasing importance in spreading informations, rendering it credible while at the same time using reliable data to focus interaction between basic science and clinical medicine. Critical care medicine embraces these needs and more than any other discipline thrives and develops thanks to interdisciplinary contact. APICE 2004 has been organised to provide precise answers to these issues. In particular, considerable emphasis has been given to the reviews regarding the most important aspects - or the most significant clinical developments - in the sectors involving variety of functions: neurological, respiratory and cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, metabolism and perfusion; trauma infections, sepsis and organ failure; perioperative medicine and life support techniques; information technology dedicated to clinical medicine, but also as a means of information and education. The contributing authors are all part of leading research groups at the international level in the various sectors presented in the volume.

Core Topics in Cardiac Anesthesia

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Author: Jonathan H. Mackay,Joseph E. Arrowsmith

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 052119685X

Category: Medical

Page: 492

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Since the publication of the first edition of Core Topics in Cardiac Anesthesia, the clinical landscape has undergone significant change. Recent developments include the increased use of electrophysiology, the resurgence of primary percutaneous intervention in acute coronary syndromes, the use of percutaneous devices in patients previously considered inoperable, and the withdrawal of aprotinin. Against this landscape, this invaluable resource has been fully updated. New chapters are dedicated to right heart valves, pulmonary vascular disease, cardiac tumours and cardiac trauma. All other chapters have been updated according to the latest international guidelines. Written and edited by an international author team with a wealth of expertise in all aspects of the perioperative care of cardiac patients, topics are presented in an easy to digest and a readily accessible manner. Core Topics in Cardiac Anesthesia, Second Edition is essential reading for residents and fellows in anesthesia and cardiac surgery and clinical perfusionists.

Atlas der Regionalanästhesie

Teillieferung 3: Folienbilder 43–62

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Author: P. Prithri Raj,Hans Nolte,Michael Stanton-Hicks

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3642613853

Category: Medical

Page: 151

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Principles & Practice of Pain Medicine: Second Edition

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Author: Carol Warfield,Zahid Bajwa

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 938

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The leading textbook on pain management! A Doody's Core Title! 4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! "This is an extraordinarily well-written and comprehensive book. It expands considerably on the first edition, and with its multifaceted and multidisciplinary perspective, it should be an invaluable addition to the library of any practitioner of pain medicine."--Doody's Review Service This comprehensive resource covers every aspect of diagnosing and treating specific pain conditions and syndromes. Features a concise introduction to basic concepts in pain management, plus an expanded section on evaluation and assessment techniques.

Quality of Anesthesia Care, An Issue of Anesthesiology Clinics - E-Book

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Author: Mark Neuman,Elizabeth Martinez

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455709077

Category: Medical

Page: 200

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This issue on sex and gender comes at an opportune time, as the DSM-IV is being revised, and in particular sex and gender issues are being reconsidered. This issue focuses on research in the area of gender variant children and transgender adolescents, assessment of several scenarios and clear information on practice parameters. Therapy for gender variant children and transgender adolescents is discussed in detail, as well as parents' perspectives, ethical legal, and non-discrimination issues, and education on these subjects. International standards of care are also discussed.

Anesthesiology

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Author: David E. Longnecker,David L. Brown,Mark F. Newman,Warren M. Zapol

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071593330

Category: Medical

Page: 2560

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The new gold-standard in anesthesiology Written and edited by an internationally known team of experts, Anesthesiology gives you a 360-degree view of the field, covering all of the anesthetic considerations, preparations, and procedures for the surgical patient, the pain patient or the critical care patient. You'll find a unique balance between clinical information, practical clinical procedures, and the molecular and basic scientific underpinnings of anesthesiology practice. Anesthesiology delivers a multi-perspective, wide-ranging view of anesthetic drugs, procedures, co-morbid diseases, and need-to-know postoperative pain management strategies. This essential guide not only focuses on general anesthesia, but also is the first to feature a detailed look at the subspecialty of regional anesthesia. Features: Top-to-bottom coverage of the entire field-from preoperative evaluation and intraoperative anesthesia care to care of the critically ill or chronic pain patient Emphasis on safety, quality and patient-centered care, with an entire section on risk reduction A focus on the clinical applications of anesthesiology Complex concepts explained by graphics and illustrations, not equations and formulas Full-color format and illustrations Specific drug and interventional guidelines for the clinical management of every OR/post-OR scenario in the anesthesiology field Key points and key references presented in each chapter CD that allows you to download illustrations and images to your PowerPoint presentations

Certification and Core Review for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing - E-Book

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Author: AACN,NANN,AWHONN

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 145570413X

Category: Medical

Page: 168

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The only exam review for the two leading neonatal critical-care nursing certification examinations, Certification and Core Review for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 4th Edition prepares you for your exam with realistic questions and test simulation. Based on the blueprints of the AACN's CCRN-Neonatal exam and the NCC's Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing (RNC-NIC) exam, review questions cover the information in Core Curriculum for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 3rd Edition, and reflect essential knowledge, the latest evidence, and best practices. A total of 600 questions and answers with rationales are provided. Developed by the AACN, AWHONN, and NANN, this powerful review tool offers excellent preparation for your certification exam! This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Endorsed by the three most authoritative associations in neonatal intensive care nursing: the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN); the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN); and the National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN). Answers are provided for each question, accompanied by rationales and references, to enhance your understanding of the material. Realistic exam practice is offered through questions that mirror the certification exam content, the multiple-choice question format, and the distribution of content. Updated questions reflect the information in Core Curriculum for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 4th Edition, and the latest test plans by both AACN and NCC. Complete remediation includes rationales for both correct and incorrect answers. A compact, portable size makes the book easier to study anytime, anywhere.

Core Topics in Vascular Anaesthesia

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Author: Carl Moores,Alastair F. Nimmo

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107001811

Category: Medical

Page: 206

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Vascular surgery and anaesthesia have changed considerably in recent years and have become recognised sub-specialties, while non-specialist anaesthetists continue to provide much of the care for emergency vascular surgical patients. Core Topics in Vascular Anaesthesia brings together the clinical expertise of global leaders in the field in a comprehensive review of contemporary practice. Core Topics in Vascular Anaesthesia is essential reading for anaesthetists, intensive care physicians and vascular surgeons.

Compact Clinical Guide to Geriatric Pain Management

An Evidence-Based Approach for Nurses

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Author: Patricia Bruckenthal, RN, PhD, APRN,Ann Quinlan-Colwell, PhD, RNC, AHNBC, FAAPM

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826107311

Category: Medical

Page: 460

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"The care of older adults suffering with pain is a difficult task that calls for understanding as well as compassion. Dr. Quinlan-Colwell has written an excellent book that deals with every facet of the problems that are encountered by caregivers....[This book] provides the reader with valuable knowledge that will diminish suffering and enrich the lives of people confronting new, often frightening, problems." From the Foreword by Ronald Melzack, PhD, FRSC Professor Emeritus McGill University "This is a well-written and concise book....Nurses and other healthcare professionals will certainly find this book a useful resource for understanding and managing geriatric pain."--Clinical Nurse Specialist Older adults can be especially susceptible to the debilitating effects of chronic pain, yet there are often barriers to successfully alleviating pain on the part of elderly patients and the health care professionals who treat them. This comprehensive guide to geriatric pain management provides the most current information available on assessment and treatment of pain in older adults. In a concise, reader-friendly format, the book provides techniques, tips, and tools for assessing pain and examines barriers to appropriate treatment. It addresses the physiological and psychosocial factors underlying the process and occurrence of pain and helps nurses to develop a comprehensive multimodal approach to pain management that includes pharmacological and nonpharmacological interventions. The guide provides detailed coverage of medications commonly used for pain management, including all contraindications and side effects, so that nurses will be able to evaluate the best use of a medication in the context of comorbidities and sensitivities of each individual. Also addressed are chronic illnesses common to the elderly population, palliative and hospice care, treatment of concurrent depression and anxiety, treatment of cognitively impaired elderly, and techniques for assessment and intervention in cases of substance abuse. Key Features: Provides concise yet comprehensive information on assessment and treatment of geriatric pain Includes detailed coverage of a great variety of pain medications, including contraindications and side effects Explores barriers to appropriate treatment Covers chronic diseases of the elderly, palliative and hospice care, depression and anxiety, substance abuse, and treatment of cognitively impaired elderly Written by a highly respected practitioner and educator in geriatric pain management Includes case studies, handy tables, questions for reflection, and references for additional study

Evidence-Based Practice of Anesthesiology E-Book

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Author: Lee A Fleisher

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455740381

Category: Medical

Page: 612

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Make informed clinical decisions with reliable, up-to-date guidance from Evidence-Based Practice of Anesthesia, 3rd Edition! Leading authority Lee A. Fleisher, MD expertly explores the full range of important issues in perioperative management, discussing the available options, examining the relevant research, and presenting practical recommendations. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader with intuitive search tools and adjustable font sizes. Elsevier eBooks provide instant portable access to your entire library, no matter what device you're using or where you're located. Make sound, evidence-based decisions on every aspect of patient care: preoperative assessment, monitoring and administration of anesthesia during surgery, postoperative intensive care management, and postoperative pain management. Master the current best practices you need to know for day-to-day practice and oral board review. Confidently navigate the latest issues thanks to new chapters on optimal airway management in GI endoscopy, the role of Ketamine for perioperative management, fast-track surgery, and hypothermia after intraoperative cardiac arrest, plus many other vital updates. Efficiently translate evidence into practice with numerous quick-reference tables and short, well-organized chapters that promote fast and effective decision making. Get practical decision-making tools you can use in both routine care and complicated or special situations.

Pain Medicine and Management

Just the Facts

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Author: Mark S. Wallace,Peter Staats

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071442197

Category: Medical

Page: 379

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A quick reference to the management of pain for specialists as well as general medical practitioners and residents. Written in a concise bulleted format, the content is limited to only the essential facts necessary for assessment and treatment of common pain conditions and presentations. A perfect review tool for both the anesthesia and pain medicine board exams.

Beyond Anesthesia

A Comprehensive Anesthesia Board Review Book for the Written and Oral Examinations

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Author: Thomas Moshiri, M.d.

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 9781441482068

Category: Medical

Page: 298

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Beyond Anesthesia is a detailed and intensive review of the core knowledge needed to pass the Anesthesia Board Certification Examination. It contains all the essential information that you need to know in order to master the information tested by the ABA. This book should be utilized for the written and the oral board certification examination as well as the MOCA re-certification cognitive exam. The contents of this review book were written with the intention of assuring complete and utter success by the anesthesia practitioner who truly dedicates the time needed to pass the dreaded boards.

Sabiston Textbook of Surgery E-Book

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Author: Courtney M. Townsend,R. Daniel Beauchamp,B. Mark Evers,Kenneth L. Mattox

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455738085

Category: Medical

Page: 2152

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Sabiston Textbook of Surgery is your ultimate foundation for confident surgical decision making. Covering the very latest science and data affecting your treatment planning, this esteemed medical reference helps you make the most informed choices so you can ensure the best outcome for every patient. Consult it on the go with online access at expertconsult.com, and get regular updates on timely new findings and advances. Overcome tough challenges, manage unusual situations, and avoid complications with the most trusted advice in your field. Prepare for tests and exams with review questions and answers online. Keep up with the very latest developments concerning abdominal wall reconstruction, tumor immunology and immunotherapy, peripheral vascular disease, regenerative medicine, liver transplantation, kidney and pancreas transplantation, small bowel transplantation, the continually expanding role of minimally invasive and robotic surgery, and many other rapidly evolving areas. Weigh your options by reviewing the most recent outcomes data and references to the most current literature.