Oxford Handbook of Perioperative Practice

Author: Suzanne J. Hughes,Andy Mardell

Publisher: Oxford Handbooks in Nursing

ISBN: 0199239649

Category: Medical

Page: 618

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The Oxford Handbook of Perioperative Practice offers readers practical, easily accessible, concise, and up-to-date evidence-based information on the essential elements of perioperative practice. It provides a thorough introduction to the principles and practice of anaesthetics, intraoperative care, and recovery nursing, focusing on the patient's journey, before, during, and after surgery. Containing many helpful illustrations and diagrams to guide the reader, along with references to national and international guidelines, the Oxford Handbook of Perioperative Practice assists practitioners in meeting the individual needs of surgical patients while ensuring safe and efficient care delivery. It enables readers to easily locate information about essential skills, patients' medical conditions, and perioperative and surgical patient management. It covers all setps of the perioperative process, and also contains an extensive section on pharmacology, as well as a section on perioperative emergencies. The book is clearly laid out and written in an easily readable note-based style. Blank pages are included for the reader, so that notes, observations, and local protocols can be included, thereby individualizing the handbook. Written by teaching staff and clinicians from the fields of nursing, operating department practice and pharmacy, the OXford Handbook of Perioperative Practice offers an interdisciplinary and interprofessional approach to perioperative practice for those studying the subject and those practicing within the perioperative environment.
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Oxford Handbook of Adult Nursing

Author: George Castledine,Ann Close

Publisher: Oxford Handbooks in Nursing

ISBN: 0199231354

Category: Medical

Page: 1252

View: 3111

This work gives expert and practical advice on all aspects of the nurse's role. It provides a complete picture of the care of adults with chronic and acute illness, and covers the role of the nurse as manager and co-ordinator of care. It is written by practising nurses and is an invaluable companion.
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Oxford Handbook of Surgical Nursing

Author: Divisional Director of Nursing (Surgery) Visiting Professor of Nursing Mark Radford,Senior Lecturer & Head of Department Adult & Critical Care Nursing Maria Kisiel,Alison Smith

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199642664

Category:

Page: 752

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Concise, practical, and packed full of clinical information, the Oxford Handbook of Surgical Nursing is the essential resource for all those working in nursing practice surgery and its sub-specialties. Easily-accessible, this handbook provides all of the information and practical advice needed to care effectively and professionally for surgical patients This handbook provides a thorough introduction to the principles and practice of the care of patients undergoing the range of surgical procedures. It covers all of the core elements of surgical care from point of diagnosis, through to discharge and rehabilitation. The Oxford Handbook of Surgical Nursing provides clinical knowledge and skills for managing complex cases in the hospital or clinic. This guide will assist the reader in understanding the core role of the surgical nurse within the modern surgical team, to plan, implement and evaluate patient care delivery, and to manage complications arising from surgery. Evidence-based, and following the latest national guidelines, you can be sure this will be an indispensable companion, for all nurses, whether new to the specialty, or more experienced in surgical care.
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Oxford Handbook of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing

Author: Rebecca Jester,Julie Santy,Jean Rogers

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199569800

Category: Medical

Page: 458

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Providing nursing students with a clear overview of the field and busy practitioners with the information they need to deliver care, the Oxford Handbook of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing is an easily accessible, practical, and comprehensive guide to all aspects of practice. Orthopaedics and trauma is a major sector of acute hospital and community care, and one in which nurses and AHPs play a pivotal role, covering the continuum from birth to death and managing everything from emergency care to rehabilitation and discharge. The Oxford Handbook of Orthopaedics and Trauma Nursing is the ideal companion for these practitioners, presenting the spectrum of care and treatment across trauma and orthopaedics and providing an evidence-based synopsis of contemporary care and treatment as well as an applied assessment framework for those wishing to advance their practice. Clearly laid-out, well-illustrated and written in readable, note-based style, the Oxford Handbook of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing brings together the authors' many years of collective experience in one easy-to-use format the student and practitioner won't want to be without.
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Oxford Handbook of Cardiac Nursing

Author: Kate Olson

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191039446

Category: Medical

Page: 416

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Fully revised and updated for the second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Cardiac Nursing is the ultimate companion for all those caring for cardiac patients. Systematically covering all the main areas of cardiac nursing, it is packed full of clinical information and practical advice. This new edition now includes expanded information on prevention of cardiovascular disease and heart disease in pregnancy, as well as the latest resuscitation guidelines, protocols, and clinical information. The handbook covers assessment, investigation, treatment, rehabilitation, and pharmacological interventions, and new illustrations and diagrams have been added throughout to aid clarity of information. Although a large part of the handbook focuses on caring for patients with coronary heart disease, many other cardiovascular problems such as valvular heart disease, congenital heart disease, and cardiomyopathies are covered. Designed to be used on the ward, in the community, and for studying and revision, it contains expert guidance, written by experienced nurses and teachers. The book is specifically laid out to enable quick access to precise, targeted information, and covers the vast majority of clinical scenarios. Unique and indispensable, the Oxford Handbook of Cardiac Nursing offers a wealth of information at your fingertips.
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Clinical Surgery E-Book

With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

Author: Michael M. Henry,Jeremy N. Thompson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702051217

Category: Medical

Page: 768

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The previous edition won first Prize (Surgery category) at the BMA Awards 2005. The judges' comment: 'A comprehensive and attractively presented 4-colour textbook of surgery aimed primarily at medical students but also of use to junior doctors and surgical technicians. The book has two key features: firstly, it provides students with coverage of every aspect of surgery; secondly, it has been designed and written to be the 'surgical companion' to Kumar & Clark's Clinical Medicine. This new edition will also offer an online version to all purchasers of the book - the first surgical textbook in the UK to make an electronic version available.' A comprehensive account of surgery - students only need to buy one text Covers general issues such as wound healing and pain control in the first section. By grouping these issues into one section at the beginning, students are immediately given an overview of what makes surgery different A regional approach is adopted for the largest section - section 2 - this reflects the way in which surgeons talk about surgery to each other The third section covers surgical specialities - paediatrics, endocrinology, urology - and also includes specialities such as ophthalmology, ENT and orthopaedics. These are often omitted from competing books to save space The logical arrangement of the three sections makes the book easy to use and refer to in clinical practice The arrangement of contents is straightforward and easily understood Text boxes are used throughout to highlight and isolate important information Includes over 350 four-colour images and line drawings original to this book and greatly praised by students Also includes over 100 black and white and approximately 50 full-colour clinical photographs, X-rays and scans Designed to complement Kumar and Clark's highly successful Clinical Medicine textbook so that students can have 'matching' texts in these complementary areas Written by an expert team of contributors Your purchase of this book entitles you to online access to the text at no extra charge. This innovative web site offers you... Access to the complete text and illustrations of this book. Integration links to bonus content in other Elsevier online titles. Content clipping for your handheld. An interactive community center with a wealth of additional resources. The more Elsevier titles you buy, the more resources you can access online! New edition of a prize-winning textbook. Completely revised throughout to reflect recent changes in surgical practice. New chapter on bariatric surgery for the treatment of morbidly obese patients. Covers the increasing use of minimally invasive surgical techniques, including robotic surgery. Emphasises the increasing impact of multimodality therapy, in particular for the treatment of cancer. Covers improvements in imaging technology and impact on surgical decision making.
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Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills for Children's and Young People's Nursing

Author: Paula Dawson,Louise Cook,Laura-Jane Holliday

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199593469

Category: Medical

Page: 625

View: 7737

The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills for Children's and Young People's Nursing provides a concise, current, and evidence-based practical guide to all clinical skills relating to the care of children and young people.
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The Oxford Handbook of U.S. Healthcare Law

Author: I. Glenn Cohen

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199366527

Category: Medical care

Page: 1216

View: 9516

The Oxford Handbook of U.S. Health Law covers the breadth and depth of health law, with contributions from the most eminent scholars in the field. The Handbook paints with broad thematic strokes the major features of American healthcare law and policy, its recent reforms including the Affordable Care Act, its relationship to medical ethics and constitutional principles, and how it compares to the experience of other countries. It explores the legal framework for the patient experience, from access through treatment, to recourse (if treatment fails), and examines emerging issues involving healthcare information, the changing nature of healthcare regulation, immigration, globalization, aging, and the social determinants of health. This Handbook provides valuable content, accessible to readers new to the subject, as well as to those who write, teach, practice, or make policy in health law.
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Oxford Handbook of Ophthalmology

Author: Alastair K. O. Denniston,Philip I. Murray

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199552649

Category: Medical

Page: 930

View: 8586

Every day ophthalmologists and other health professions in ophthalmology tackle a huge range of eye conditions ranging from the trivial to the sight-threatening. Ensuring that one has the most up-to-date information in an easily accessible format is essential in order to provide the best evidence-based care for your patients. This second edition of the highly successful Oxford Handbook of Ophthalmology will be useful to all health professionals working inophthalmology whether they are an ophthalmologist, optometrist, orthoptist, ophthalmic nurse or technician. Building on the strengths of the first edition, it is now broader in scope and will be equally useful in casualty, clinic, theatre, or on the wards. It retains its consistent style and clear layout,providing rapid access to the critical information needed to manage patients with eye disease. It will also continue to be an unparalleled revision aid for those preparing for postgraduate examinations.
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Oxford Handbook of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Author: Luke Cascarini,Clare Schilling,Ben Gurney,Peter Brennan

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199583293

Category: Medical

Page: 273

View: 6103

A quick-reference, introductory guide to the essential information which a practitioner needs to know and understand when working in oral and maxillofacial medicine. Practical and concise, this handbook is the definitive guide to all common complaints and presentations.
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Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia

Author: Keith Allman,Iain Wilson

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199584044

Category: Medical

Page: 1309

View: 2058

The bestselling Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia continues to provide state-of-the-art information on anaesthetic practice. This third edition includes new topics on regional anaesthesia, minimally invasive procedures, breast surgery, blood salvage, interventional radiology, complementary medicines and anaesthesia, and more.
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Kanski's Klinische Ophthalmologie

Eins systematischer Ansatz

Author: Brad Bowling

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 3437171712

Category: Medical

Page: 896

View: 7485

Ob Diagnostik oder Therapie – KANSKIs Klinische Ophthalmologie stellt die verschiedenen Augenerkrankungen klar und praxisgerecht dar und vermittelt Ihnen das gesamte Know-how. Seit rund 30 Jahren ein weltweiter Bestseller! Anatomisch gegliedert und systematisch strukturiert, mit hochwertigen klinischen Fotos und Zeichnungen in Kombination mit prägnanten Texten und detaillierten Schemazeichnungen zu Anatomie und Physiologie – „der Kanski" ist das DAS Standardwerk der Augenheilkunde. Das Besondere am Kanski ist auch seine Didaktik – schnell erfassbare Texte plus die dazu passenden Abbildungen helfen Ihnen beim Verstehen und Einprägen der Inhalte. Neu in der 8. Auflage: Rund 900 neue Abbildungen Beschreibung neuer Therapieansätze, z.B. bei Katarakten Aufnahme neuer Behandlungsmethoden, z.B. Laser, Kryotherapie Aktualisierte Nomenklatur der Krankheitsbilder Ob erfahrender Augenarzt oder Arzt in der Weiterbildung - mit KANSKIs Klinische Ophthalmologie sind Sie auf der sicheren Seite!
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Oxford Handbook of Geriatric Medicine 3e

Author: Lesley K. Bowker,James D. Price,Sarah C. Smith,Kunal S. Shah

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198738382

Category: Medical

Page: 752

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This new edition of the Oxford Handbook in Geriatric Medicine has been expanded and updated to reflect the substantial changes in clinical practice since the previous edition, including the Francis report and the impact on care for the older patient, the National Dementia Strategy and screening, and the evolution of the role of Geriatricians in other specialities. It includes new material on risk scoring management of TIA, and a new chapter on the older surgical patient. With an ageing population, geriatric medicine is increasingly central to emergency and internal medicine in hospital settings and in general practice. Diseases are more common in the older person, and can be particularly difficult to assess and to treat effectively in a field that has limited evidence, yet makes up a substantial proportion of the work of most clinicians. Using clinical vignettes and how-to boxes to provide practical advice on common problems, this is a practical, accessible, and essential handbook for all medical staff who manage older patients.
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Oxford Handbook of Ophthalmology

Author: Alastair Denniston,Philip Murray

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191057029

Category: Medical

Page: 1104

View: 1241

Fully revised for its third edition, the Oxford Handbook of Ophthalmology is a concise, systematic guide to all aspects of diagnosis, assessment, and ongoing management of ophthalmic diseases and conditions. Closely aligned with the curriculum for the ophthalmic postgraduate exams, and containing the most up-to-date clinical guidance, and practical advice, this is the essential resource for all those caring for ophthalmic patients. Covering the key information for both trainees and specialists; from clinical methods and the use of ophthalmic instruments, to basic perioperative care and advanced life support protocols. It includes new chapters covering laser procedures and theatre notes, as well as new sections on emerging technologies such as adaptive optics and gene therapy for retinal diseases. With expert advice, the latest clinical guidance, and its easy-reference format, this unique resource provides immediate access to the information you need, when you need it.
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Oxford American Handbook of Geriatric Medicine

Author: Samuel Durso,Lesley Bowker,James Price,Sarah Smith

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199706518

Category: Medical

Page: 828

View: 7652

Written by leading American practitioners, the Oxford American Handbooks of Medicine each offer a pocket-sized overview of an entire specialty, featuring instant access to guidance on the conditions that are most likely to be encountered. Precise and prescriptive, the handbooks offer up-to-date advice on examination, investigations, common procedures, and in-patient care. These books will be invaluable resources for residents and students, as well as a useful reference for practitioners. The Oxford American Handbook of Geriatric Medicine is the essential ready-reference to effective geriatric practice. Written in a concise, accessible style, the Handbook covers the entire range of diseases and disorders commonly encountered in the care of older adults and offers easily accessible 'how to' information to facilitate basic geriatric care decisions. Guidance is offered concerning both ethical and clinical decision-making along with evidence-based information on key topics as well as insight into balancing competing priorities in the older patient. Tables and algorithms provide step-wise instruction for evaluation and management. This is a must have resource for all clinical settings. Why choose the Oxford American Handbook of Geriatric Medicine? The design.... The Handbook uses a unique flexicover design that's durable and practical. Compact, light, and fits in your pocket! Also has quick reference tabs, four-color presentation, and bookmark ribbons to help provide fast answers. The interior layout.... The Handbook is a quick reference in a small, innovative package. With one to two topics per page, it provides easy access and the emergency sections are in red to stand out. Icons throughout aid quick reference. The information.... The Handbook succinctly covers all the essential topics in a one or two-page spread format with colored headings that break up the text and provide a logical structure for readers of all levels. Common clinical questions are answered clearly and extensively. The history.... Oxford University Press is known around the world for excellence, tradition, and innovation. These handbooks are among the best selling in the world. The price.... You get an extremely useful tool at a great value!
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Leben mit einem großen Penis

Rat und Weisheiten für Männer, die außerordentlich gut ausgestattet sind

Author: Dr. Richard Jacob,Pater Owen Thomas

Publisher: Riva Verlag

ISBN: 3864136008

Category: Fiction

Page: 128

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Endlich gibt es das erste Selbsthilfebuch für Männer, die unter OMG (Opulenten männichen Genitalien) leiden. OMG ist ein genetischer Defekt, bei dem der Penis absurd große Ausmaße annimmt. Jedes Jahr wird bei Tausenden von Männern OMG diagnostiziert. Leider bedeutet diese Diagnose für die meisten ein Leben am Rande der Gesellschaft. Leben mit einem großen Penis verkündet diesen Männern nun erstmals die frohe Botschaft von Hoffnung und Toleranz. Außerdem erhalten sie wichtige und hilfreiche Informationen u.?a. über: > Outing: Wie sagt man es Familie und Freunden? > Geschlechtsverkehr mit einem riesigen Penis > Unerwartete Vorteile eines riesigen Penis Dieser wertvolle Ratgeber enthält Gebete, Gedichte, ein Affirmationstagebuch und gedankenvolle Zitate von Experten, die den Männern helfen werden, OMG für sich zu akzeptieren. Ein Muss für alle, die unter diesem Phänomen leiden.
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Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing

An Evidence-based Approach to Musculoskeletal Care

Author: Sonya Clarke,Julie Santy-Tomlinson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118438841

Category: Medical

Page: 360

View: 9876

Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing provides practitioners working in orthopaedic and musculoskeletal trauma settings with the essential evidence, guidance and knowledge required to underpin effective practice. This comprehensive and contemporary textbook explores the variety of adult and paediatric clinical settings where orthopaedic and trauma practitioners work, including acute wards, clinics, community hospitals, nursing homes and patients' homes. Divided into 5 sections, this book looks at: key issues in orthopaedic and musculoskeletal trauma care; specialist practice issues; common orthopaedic conditions and their care and management; musculoskeletal trauma care; and care of children and young people. Suitable for students at degree level as well as those clinicians practicing in more advanced orthopaedic and trauma care roles, Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing is a foremost authority on orthopaedic and musculoskeletal practice for both students and practitioners. Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing: Is strongly supported by the latest evidence, with chapters summarizing evidence, with reference to relevant and seminal research Offers practical guidance based on the relevant evidence Focuses on the perspective of the patient with patient narrative and case studies throughout Includes a section specifically dealing with children and young people
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Day Case Surgery

Author: Ian Smith,Douglas McWhinnie,Ian Jackson

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199584338

Category: Medical

Page: 414

View: 3118

Over the past decade, the percentage of elective surgical procedures performed on a day case basis has increased from 55% to over 70%. This concise handbook provides the practising day surgery professional with a modern overview of current practice to act as both a reference and a practical guide to everyday challenges.
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