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Practical Medical Procedures at a Glance covers all the practical procedures required of UK medical students, Foundation Doctors, and other medical students worldwide, and provides a vital introduction and quick reference to support clinical skills sessions and ward placements. Providing clear explanations of each skill so that they can be efficiently learned, and ultimately, safely practiced, this guide is the perfect companion to clinical practice. Practical Medical Procedures at a Glance: * Provides broad topic coverage based on the GMC guidelines as listed in Tomorrow's Doctors, with…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Practical Medical Procedures at a Glance covers all the practical procedures required of UK medical students, Foundation Doctors, and other medical students worldwide, and provides a vital introduction and quick reference to support clinical skills sessions and ward placements. Providing clear explanations of each skill so that they can be efficiently learned, and ultimately, safely practiced, this guide is the perfect companion to clinical practice. Practical Medical Procedures at a Glance: * Provides broad topic coverage based on the GMC guidelines as listed in Tomorrow's Doctors, with concise and accessible explanation of the reasoning behind the skills * Includes aide-memoires, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and checklists for self-evaluation * Uses large, clear photographs and diagrams in a 'step-by-step' approach to each procedure and skill * Features valuable 'contraindications' that show when it's inappropriate to carry out certain procedures * Includes a companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/practicalmedprocedures featuring interactive multiple choice questions and videos demonstrating practical techniques Beginning with basic procedures and progressing to more complex skills, Practical Medical Procedures at a Glance builds confidence and provides an invaluable overview of the skills needed throughout medical school and beyond, regardless of specialty.
  • Produktdetails
  • At a Glance
  • Verlag: John Wiley & Sons / PAPERBACKSHOP UK IMPORT
  • Seitenzahl: 136
  • Erscheinungstermin: 27. April 2015
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 269mm x 211mm x 8mm
  • Gewicht: 386g
  • ISBN-13: 9781118632857
  • ISBN-10: 1118632850
  • Artikelnr.: 41748521
Autorenporträt
Rachel K. Thomas BM, BCh, BEng (Hons), BSc South Thames Foundation programme, Croydon Hospital, London
Inhaltsangabe
Preface vii Acknowledgements viii About the companion website ix How to use your textbook x Part 1 Introduction 1 1 Overview of practical procedures 2 2 Non
technical skills 4 3 Waste, sharps disposal and injuries 6 Part 2 Common preliminary components 9 4 Identifying a patient 10 5 Consent, capacity and documentation 12 6 Hand hygiene and personal protective equipment 14 7 Scrubbing in 16 8 Asepsis 18 Part 3 Common non
invasive ward procedures 21 9 Measuring vital signs 22 10 Writing a safe prescription 24 Part 4 Common invasive ward procedures 27 11 Performing venepuncture 28 12 Taking blood cultures 30 13 Inserting a cannula in a peripheral vein 32 14 Measuring blood glucose 34 15 Suturing 36 Part 5 Administering medications 39 16 Administering intravenous infusions 40 17 Administering intravenous infusions of blood and blood products 42 18 Administering parenteral medications 44 19 Administering injections 46 Part 6 Common procedures
respiratory 49 20 Measuring arterial blood gas 50 21 Administering oxygen therapy 52 22 Using inhalers and nebulisers 54 23 Assessing respiratory function 56 24 Using airway manoeuvres and simple adjuncts 58 25 Ventilating with a bag valve mask device 60 Part 7 Common procedures
cardiology 63 26 Recording a 12
lead electrocardiogram 64 27 Performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation 66 Part 8 Common procedures
gastroenterology 69 28 Inserting a nasogastric tube 70 29 Performing a digital rectal examination 72 Part 9 Common procedures
urology 75 30 Performing urinalysis 76 31 Inserting a bladder catheter 78 Part 10 Common procedures
otolaryngology 81 32 Performing otoscopy 82 Part 11 Common procedures
ophthalmology 85 33 Performing ophthalmoscopy 86 Part 12 Common procedures
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life care 89 34 Confirming and certifying death 90 Part 13 Supplementary resources 93 Multiple choice questions 94 Answers to multiple choice questions 104 Further reading and references 114 Index 117