Medical-Surgical Nursing at a Glance

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Author: Ian Peate

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118902750

Category: Medical

Page: 184

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Medical-Surgical Nursing at a Glance is the perfect companion for study and revision for nursing and healthcare students from the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series. This easy-to-read, accessible guide brings together all the key principles of caring for patients with medical and surgical needs. Highly visual, each topic is covered in one two-page spread, making it easy to quickly read up on key information and grasp the essentials of the key aspects of caring for the adult patient. A clear and accessible foundation of the need to know aspects of medicine and surgery for nurses Takes a systems approach exploring nursing care of key medical and surgical conditions and disorders Covers assessment, nutrition, pain, infection control Supported by a companion website with over 300 interactive multiple choice questions Provides need-to-know information in a quick-reference format Written from a UK perspective, with application to clinical practice A companion website is available at www.ataglanceseries.com/nursing/medsurg featuring interactive multiple choice questions Medical-Surgical Nursing at a Glance is ideal for nursing students looking for a clear and visual summary of care of the adult patient.

Respiratory Nursing at a Glance

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Author: Wendy Preston

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119048303

Category: Medical

Page: 152

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From the publishers of the market leading at a Glance series, and in collaboration with the Association of Respiratory Nurses (ARNS), comes this easy-to-read, highly visual guide bringing together key principles of Respiratory Nursing. Highly visual, each topic is covered in a two-page spread, making it easy to quickly read up on key information and grasp the essentials of respiratory care, as well as a focus on preventative measures to prevent, minimise and control respiratory disease. Covers a wide range of topics, including assessment and diagnosis, respiratory health, medication, communication, models and management of care, acute and chronic care, and common respiratory diseases Takes a unique, holistic approach to care across the life course – from childhood to end of life care. Provides need-to-know information in a highly visual, evidence-based, quick-reference format. Respiratory Nursing at a Glance is ideal for nurses and health care students and practitioners at all levels involved in respiratory care.

Acute and Critical Care Nursing at a Glance

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Author: Helen Dutton,Jacqui Finch

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118815173

Category: Medical

Page: 168

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37 Acute circulatory failure 5: heart failure -- 38 Principles of cardiac surgery -- 39 Physiology of the gastrointestinal system -- 40 Acute medical and surgical gastrointestinal problems -- 41 Physiology of the renal system -- 42 Acute kidney injury -- 43 Burns: immediate care -- 44 Major trauma -- 45 Resuscitation -- Part 5 Disability: patients with neurological impairment -- 46 Physiology of the brain -- 47 Neurological assessment -- 48 Neurological impairment -- 49 Drug overdose and poisoning -- 50 Acute endocrine problems -- Part 6 Exposure -- 51 Skin integrity -- 52 Nutritional assessment and support -- Part 7 Decision making in acute and critical care -- 53 Summary of decision making -- 54 Professional, legal and ethical considerations -- 55 Mental health concerns -- 56 Last days of life -- Appendix -- References and further reading -- Glossary -- Index -- EULA

Pathophysiology for Nurses at a Glance

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Author: Muralitharan Nair,Ian Peate

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118746066

Category: HEALTH & FITNESS

Page: 208

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"Exploring a range of key diseases and conditions, each chapter in this book provides an overview of the related anatomy and physiology, signs and symptoms, investigations, management, and treatment."--From back cover.

Perioperative Practice at a Glance

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Author: Paul Wicker

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118842162

Category: Medical

Page: 160

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From the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series comes this new title on all aspects of caring for patients in the perioperative environment. From pre-operative care, through the anaesthetic and surgical phases to post-operation and recovery, this easy-to-read, quick-reference resource uses the unique at a Glance format to quickly convey need-to-know information in both images and text, allowing vital knowledge to be revised promptly and efficiently. Brings together all aspects of perioperative practice in one easy-to-read book Moves through the patient journey, providing support to perioperative practitioners in all aspects of their role Covers key information on perioperative emergencies Includes material on advanced skills to support Advanced Practitioners Each topic is covered in two pages, allowing for easy revision and reference This is a must-have resource for operating department practitioners and students, theatre nurses and nursing students, and trainee surgeons and anaesthetists.

Critical Care Medicine at a Glance

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Author: Richard M. Leach

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118302761

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, and now in full-colour, Acute Medicine at a Glance is an accessible introduction and revision text for medical students. Fully revised and updated to reflect changes to the content and assessment methods used by medical schools, this at a Glance provides a user-friendly overview of Acute Medicine to encapsulate all that the student needs to know. This new edition of Acute Medicine at a Glance: Fully revised and updated to increase coverage of acute medicine - a rapidly expanding area of medicine Provides a simple and straightforward, yet rapid, introduction to the care of the acutely ill Provides a new feature - 'Pearls of Wisdom' to aid learning and understanding Increased coverage of neurological emergencies, acute and abdominal emergencies, arrhythmias, imaging and fluid management Ideal for medical students, junior doctors and nurses as they are increasingly required to acquire skills in managing acutely-ill patients

Anatomy at a Glance

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Author: Omar Faiz,Simon Blackburn,David Moffat

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118297105

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, and in full-colour, this new edition provides an accessible introduction and revision aid for medical, nursing and all health sciences students. Thoroughly updated and now fully supported by a set of web-based flashcards, Anatomy at a Glance provides a user-friendly overview of anatomy to encapsulate all that the student needs to know. Anatomy at a Glance: Addresses the basic concepts of anatomy in an highly visual, easy-to-remember way Features two new chapters outlining anatomical terminology and basic embryology Includes more coverage of imaging techniques such as CT and MRI Offers free online flashcards for self-assessment and revision at www.wiley.com/go/anatomyataglance This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from Google Play or the MedHand Store. To find out more about the at a Glance series, please visit www.ataglanceseries.com

Transplantation at a Glance

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Author: Menna Clatworthy,Christopher Watson,Michael Allison,John Dark

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118308549

Category: Medical

Page: 104

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The first basic overview of all aspects of transplantation with a clarity not to be found in more inaccessible textbooks. This brand new title provides a succinct overview of both the scientific and clinical principles of organ transplantation and the types of organ transplant, featuring highly-illustrated information covering core topics in transplantation including: Organ donors Organ preservation Assessment of transplant recipients Indications for transplantation Immunology of transplantation Immunosuppression and its complications Overviews of thoracic and abdominal organ transplantation, including the kidneys, liver, heart and lungs Transplantation at a Glance is the ideal introduction for medical students, junior doctors, surgical trainees, immunology students, pharmacists, and nurses on transplant wards.

Infection Prevention and Control at a Glance

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Author: Debbie Weston,Alison Burgess,Sue Roberts

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118973550

Category: Medical

Page: 144

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Infection Prevention and Control at a Glance is the perfect companion for study and revision for pre-registration nursing and healthcare students, as well as qualified nurses and medical students. Infection prevention and control is one of the key five ‘essential skills clusters’ that is incorporated into all pre-registration nursing programmes. This highly visual and dynamic book is a thorough resource for nurses wanting to consolidate and expand their knowledge of this important part of nursing. Written by experienced infection prevention and control specialist nurses, it provides a concise and simple approach to a vast and complex subject, and equips the reader with key information in relation to various aspects of infection prevention and control practice. Provides a snap-shot of the application of infection prevention and control in practice and the key infections affecting patients in both acute and primary care A uniquely visual and accessible overview of a topic of relevance to all nursing staff Includes key points for clinical practice, patient management, and signposting of key national guidance documents and websites Available in a wide-range of digital formats - perfect for 'on the go' study and revision

Wound Care at a Glance

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Author: Ian Peate,Wyn Glencross

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118684672

Category: Medical

Page: 128

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Wound Care at a Glance combines superb illustrations with accessible and informative text to make the key concepts of wound care easy to understand. Providing practical guidance for all healthcare professionals who care for people with wounds, or who have an interest in this complex area of healthcare, it succinctly addresses a wide range of issues including relevant anatomy and physiology, psychological issues, physical care considerations, patient safety issues, legal and ethical issues, and various treatment and management options.

Measurement in Nursing and Health Research, Fifth Edition

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Author: Dr. Carolyn F. Waltz, PhD, RN, FAAN,Dr. Ora Lea Strickland, PhD, RN, FAAN,Dr. Elizabeth R. Lenz, PhD, RN, FAAN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826170625

Category: Medical

Page: 632

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Praise for the previous Edition: "This is a valuable resource for readers seeking basic to advanced information on measurement. It should be on the bookshelf of all researchers, and a requirement for graduate nursing students." Score: 100, 5 stars -- Doody's Medical Reviews "...this book is a wonderful shelf reference for nurse researcher mentors and investigators who may need to explore content or use content to design, test, select, and evaluate instruments and methods used in measuring nurse concepts and outcomes." --Clinical Nurse Specialist “Presents clearly the methodological principles for research planning in nursing with examples that facilitate the understanding of them. Excellent.” 5.0 out of 5 stars --Nursing Research This highly popular resource—written in an easy-to-read style and format-- delivers everything nurses and other health researchers need to know about designing, testing, selecting, and evaluating instruments and methods for measurement in nursing. The Fifth Edition features the most current content, strategies, and procedures available with direct applicability to nurses and health researchers engaging in interprofessional research, collaboration, education, and evidence-based practice. Five new chapters focus on challenges to using big data, evaluation and measurement in interprofessional practice and education, metrics and benchmarking in health professions education and practice, and measurement issues in translational science. The book gives particular attention to measurement issues resulting from changes in nursing, health research, and the increased emphasis on and undertaking of interprofessional research and evaluation. Presenting the material in step-by-step format, the book is designed for readers with little or no experience in measurement, statistics, or interprofessional issues. It focuses on increasing the reader’s ability to use measures that are operationalized within the context of theories and conceptual frameworks, derived from sound measurement principles and practices and adequately tested for reliability and validity. Additionally, the text provides a pragmatic account of the processes involved in all aspects of measurement. Studies conducted by nurses and researchers in varied settings illustrate the measurement processes. New to the Fifth Edition: Thoroughly updated and revised Delivers new and emerging strategies Reflects recent changes to nursing, health research, and emphasis on interprofessional research Includes five completely new chapters addressing challenges to using big data, evaluation and measurement in interprofessional practice and education, metrics and benchmarking in health professions education and practice, and measurement issues in translational science Key Features: Easy-to-read content and format Assumes no prior knowledge of measurement, statistics, or interprofessional issues Provides studies conducted by nurses and researchers in varied settings Offers a pragmatic account of the processes involved inn all aspects of measurement

Patient Safety and Healthcare Improvement at a Glance

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Author: Sukhmeet Panesar,Andrew Carson-Stevens,Sarah Salvilla,Aziz Sheikh

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118361350

Category: Medical

Page: 144

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Patient Safety and Healthcare Improvement at a Glance is a timely and thorough overview of healthcare quality written specifically for students and junior doctors and healthcare professionals. It bridges the gap between the practical and the theoretical to ensure the safety and wellbeing of patients. Featuring essential step-by-step guides to interpreting and managing risk, quality improvement within clinical specialties, and practice development, this highly visual textbook offers the best preparation for the increased emphasis on patient safety and quality-driven focus in today’s healthcare environment. Healthcare Improvement and Safety at a Glance: • Maps out and follows the World Health Organization Patient Safety curriculum • Draws upon the quality improvement work of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement This practical guide, covering a vital topic of increasing importance in healthcare, provides the first genuine introduction to patient safety and quality improvement grounded in clinical practice.

Pre-hospital Emergency Medicine at a Glance

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Author: William H. Seligman,Sameer Ganatra,Timothy Parker,Syed Masud

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118829964

Category: Medical

Page: 104

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Pre-hospital Emergency Medicine at a Glance offers healthcare students and trainees the essential theoretical knowledge and practical skills relevant to the provision of immediate care outside of the hospital. This concise text provides information on the principles of managing acutely unwell patients with life-threatening injuries at the scene of their accident, all in highly-illustrated double-page spreads to help explain key messages. This brand new title: Looks at the ways in which pre-hospital care is organised and delivered in the United Kingdom Explores some of the most common incidents that pre-hospital care teams attend to, including major trauma as well as cardiac arrests Includes an illustrated introduction to some of the many practical procedures pre-hospital care teams must be able to perform including resuscitative thoracotomy and rapid sequence induction of anaesthesia Takes into account the multi-disciplinary nature of the specialty Features a section on careers within pre-hospital care for doctors and paramedics Pre-hospital Emergency Medicine at a Glance is the perfect companion for medical students and junior doctors interested in learning more about pre-hospital care, as well as for paramedic students and paramedics who practise in the pre-hospital environment every day.

Ophthalmology at a Glance

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Author: Jane Olver,Lorraine Cassidy,Gurjeet Jutley,Laura Crawley

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111879723X

Category: Medical

Page: 144

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Ophthalmology at a Glance provides a concise overview of the specialty, with clear and simple diagrams illustrating the essential information required for students, trainee optometrists, opticians and specialty nurses. It includes details on history and examination, before moving through specific conditions and their treatment. Closely tracking the undergraduate ophthalmology curriculum, this new edition is fully updated to reflect new developments in the field. Ophthalmology at a Glance: • Features tip boxes to give further insight into topics, warning boxes to indicate cautionary advice, help with exam technique, further reading, and key point boxes which summarize each chapter • Includes new chapters on tropical ophthalmology, ocular oncology and giant cell arteritis • Features expanded material on red eye and painful loss of vision, and discussion of new scientific evidence for the existence of a sixth layer of the cornea (Dua’s layer) • Includes a companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/ophthal featuring clinical case studies, all the clinical images from the book as PowerPoint slides, and interactive flashcards for self-test

Comfort Theory and Practice

A Vision for Holistic Health Care and Research

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Author: Katharine Kolcaba, PhD, RN, C,Katharine Kolcaba

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826116338

Category: Medical

Page: 264

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I am most excited and impressed with the scope and focus of this work. As I began to read it, I had trouble putting it down. It is highly readable, engaging, all-inclusive, and most informative. Jean Watson, RN, PhD, HNC, FAAN I am honored and delighted to recommend this text for all nurses who cared for and care about patients. from the Foreword by May Wykle, RN, PhD, FAAN This book places comfort at the forefront of nursing care, by presenting a carefully researched theory of comfort that nurses can use as a framework for practice. Engagingly written, the book combines a first-person account of the development of the theory with supporting research, and practical information for its application. Kolcaba analyzes the concept of comfort; describes its physical, psychospiritual, environmental and sociocultural components; evaluates its meaning in the many different contexts in which health care occurs; and describes how it can be measured. The appendix includes comfort care questionnaires that can be used with patients in many settings, and a comfort scale that can be used with patients for a quick assessment of comfort. Clinicians, researchers, educators, and students will find this holistic approach helpful in setting priorities and parameters for patient care.

Neonatology at a Glance

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Author: Tom Lissauer,Avroy A. Fanaroff

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118293886

Category: Medical

Page: 200

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The at a Glance series is popular among medical students, residents, junior doctors and health professionals for its concise and clear approach and excellent illustrations. Each topic is concisely covered in a double-page spread with color summary diagrams accompanied by explanatory text. Covering a wide range of topics, books in the at a Glance series are ideal as introductory subject texts or for revision purposes, and are useful throughout medical and nursing training and beyond. Everything you need to know about Neonatology... at a Glance! Written by leading international experts, this accessible overview provides need-to-know information on perinatal medicine, the normal newborn infant, preterm infants and neonatal problems encountered in Intensive Care Units, and their management. Neonatology at a Glance: Provides coverage of the important conditions you will encounter Addresses ethical issues, the death of an infant, quality assurance and evidence-based medicine Includes invaluable advice on practical procedures, in text and diagrammatic form Has been updated to reflect current practice in both the UK and US Neonatology at a Glance is the perfect guide for all health professionals looking after newborn infants, including paediatric trainees, medical students, neonatal nurse practitioners and neonatal nurses, therapists and midwives. For neonatologists, pediatricians and nurse tutors it is a valuable resource to assist with teaching.

Oral Medicine and Pathology at a Glance

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Author: Pedro Diz Dios,Crispian Scully,Oslei Paes de Almeida,José V. Bagán,Adalberto Mosqueda Taylor

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119121361

Category: Medical

Page: 144

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Oral Medicine and Pathology at a Glance, 2nd Edition offers a comprehensive overview of essential aspects of oral medicine and pathology, with an emphasis on oral health care provision in general practice. Updated new edition, covering the most important conditions and commonly encountered oral pathologies and their clinical management Presented in the popular, highly-illustrated At a Glance style with clinical photographs throughout Written by an international author team Includes a companion website with self-assessment MCQs, further reading and downloadable images

Acute and Critical Care Medicine at a Glance

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Author: Richard M. Leach

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444327224

Category: Medical

Page: 144

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The at a Glance series is popular among medical students and junior doctors for its concise and simple approach and excellent illustrations. Each bite-sized chapter is covered in a double-page spread with colour summary diagrams on the left page and explanatory text on the right. Covering a wide range of topics, books in the at a Glance series are ideal as introductory subject texts or for revision purposes, and are useful throughout medical school and beyond. Everything you need to know about Acute and Critical Care Medicine...at a Glance! Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, and now in full-colour, Acute and Critical Care Medicine at a Glance is an accessible introduction and revision text for medical students. Fully revised and updated to reflect changes to the content and assessment methods used by medical schools, this at a Glance provides a user-friendly overview of Acute and Critical Care Medicine to encapsulate all that the student needs to know. This new edition of Acute and Critical Care Medicine at a Glance: Provides a brief and straightforward, yet rapid, introduction to care of the critically ill that can be easily assimilated prior to starting a new job or clinical attachment Encompasses the clinical, diagnostic and therapeutic skills required to manage acutely ill patients in a variety of settings Includes assessment of the acutely unwell patient, monitoring, emergency resuscitation, oxygenation, circulatory support, methods of ventilation and management of a wide variety of medical and surgical emergencies Includes new chapters on fluid management, oxygenation, non-invasive ventilation, recognition of the seriously ill patient and hospital-acquired infections This book is an invaluable resource for all undergraduates in medicine, as well as clinical medical students, junior doctors, nurses caring for acutely-ill patients and paramedics. Pre-publication reviews: "The material forms an excellent basis for junior doctors in critical care and anaesthesia to get a good grounding in the subject, without appearing too scary." –Senior House Officer "The system-based approach...provides excellent reference material when studying a particular subject, allowing the reader to easily delve into the book when necessary, without having to read from cover-to-cover. It is an excellent revision aid.... Much time has gone into eliminating superfluous data so maximal essential information can be conveyed quickly." –UCL student

Anaesthesia at a Glance

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Author: Julian Stone,William Fawcett

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405187565

Category: Medical

Page: 88

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Anaesthesia at a Glance is a brand new title that provides a concise and visually-orientated summary of a comprehensive lecture course in anaesthesia. Ideal for clinical undergraduate medical students and Foundation Programme doctors undertaking anaesthesia attachments, it gives a systematic, broad view of anaesthesia in various specialties, taking the reader through preparation, management and the pharmacology behind anaesthetic medicine. Anaesthesia at a Glance is supported by a companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/anaesthesia containing interactive multiple-choice questions and answers together with a selection of interactive cases – perfect for study and revision. Whether you want to refresh your knowledge or need a thorough overview of the specialty, Anaesthesia at a Glance presents all the vital clinical information you need.

Ear, Nose and Throat at a Glance

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Author: Nazia Munir,Ray Clarke

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111846799X

Category: Medical

Page: 96

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Ear, Nose and Throat at a Glance provides a highly-illustrated, accessible introduction to this practical but complex topic, which is increasingly encountered in every-day outpatient settings, as well as surgical departments. Each double-page spread diagrammatically summarises the basic science relating to each anatomical area, outlines practical guidelines on the examination of patients, and provides an overview of the most common disorders and diseases. This brand new title in the best-selling at a Glance series features high-yield information on all the topics covered at medical school, and includes: Advice on clinical skills, practical examinations and procedures, such as otoscopic examinations, and tuning fork tests Comprehensive illustrations showing anatomy and mechanisms of hearing Assessment, management and treatment of both chronic and acute conditions ENT trauma and emergencies Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and Extended Matching Questions (EMQs) to help test learning Ear, Nose and Throat at a Glance is the ideal companion for anyone about to start the ENT attachment, or ‘special senses’ rotation, and will appeal to medical students and junior doctors, as well as nurses, audiologists and other health professionals.