THE MOST CLEAR, COMPLETE, AND EASY-TO-UNDERSTAND REVIEW OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE PROCEDURES AVAILABLEA Doody's Core Title for 2015.Going far beyond the scope of most other texts, this lavishly illustrated, expert-authored reference helps you master the clinical and technical skills required to perform the full range of procedures in an emergency or acute care setting. The techniques presented in these pages will dramatically expand your understanding of emergency medicine procedures and--most importantly--your ability to deliver positive patient outcomes.
Over 1,700 original, precise illustrationsSections organized by procedures for each body regionEach chapter focuses on a single procedure and oftenincludes several proven methods for performing itChapters include:
Relevant anatomy and pathophysiologyIndications and contraindications for the procedurePreparation of the patient, including consent,anesthesia, and analgesiaStep-by-step description of the procedureCautions that indicate common problemsAlternative techniques and helpful hintsAftercare and follow-upPotential complicationsSummary of critical information
Includes both common procedures and infrequently encountered proceduresImportant evidence-based recommendations throughoutHelpful pedagogy--includes key information, cautions, and important facts highlighted in boldCompanion DVD with animations of the 20 most common or difficult procedures, and complete references for each chapter