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Clinical Procedures for Health Professionals

$95.95

© 2017

 

196 pages

Description

Clinical Procedures for Health Professions is the ideal multi-professional learning resource covering basic and advanced clinical procedures commonly encountered by practitioners and suited for both students and clinicians. Each procedure is discussed in terms of rationales, evidence-based indications, contraindications, potential complications, special considerations, and step-by-step procedural instructions. The format is clear and organized, allowing students to fully grasp the most important elements of each procedure.

Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook with 50 video tutorials, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools.

  • Featured procedures include aseptic technique, nasogastric tube placement, urinary bladder catheterization, IV insertion, arterial puncture, and so much more!
  • Each topic is comprehensively broken down into sections including:
    • Rationales
    • Evidence-based Indications
    • Contraindications
    • Potential Complications
    • Special Considerations
    • Step-by-step Procedural Instructions
  • 50 videos presenting more than 34 clinical procedures

Clinical Procedures for Health Professionals

Appropriate Courses

  • Clinical Procedures
  • Clinical Skills
  • Health Care Skills
  • Clinical Medicine

Contents

  • Unit  I  Core Procedures
  •   Chapter_1  Aseptic Technique
  •   Chapter_2  Nasogastric Tube Placement
  •   Chapter_3  Urinary Bladder Catheterization
  •   Chapter_4  IV Insertion
  •   Chapter_5  Arterial Blood Gas
  •   Chapter_6  Injections
  •   Chapter_7  Venipuncture
  •   Chapter_8  Blood Cultures
  •   Chapter_9  Electrocardiogram Tracing
  •   Chapter_10  Pulmonary Function Testing
  •   Chapter_11  Wound Closure and Management
  •   Chapter_12  Casting and Splinting
  •   Chapter_13  Local Anesthesia
  •   Chapter_14  Dermatologic Procedures
  •   Chapter_15  GYN Procedures
  • Unit  II  Advanced Procedures
  •   Chapter  16  Chest Tube Insertion and Removal
  •   Chapter_17  Arterial Line Insertion and Removal
  •   Chapter_18  Central Line Insertion and Removal
  •   Chapter_9  Lumbar Puncture
  •   Chapter_20  Swan Ganz Line Insertion and Removal
  •   Chapter_21  Endotracheal Intubation
  •   Chapter_22  Ventilator Management

About the Author

Nina Multak, MPAS, PA-C is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Drexel University-CNHP, Physician Assistant Program, and a Doctoral Student at Drexel University, College of Information Science & Technology. She has held faculty appointments at the University of Florida College of Medicine, Nova Southeastern University, and the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Nina Multak maintains professional affiliations with the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Pennsylvania Academy of Physician Assistants, Physician Assistant Education Association, and the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. She has lectured at the local, state, and national levels. Additionally, she has published journal articles on the utilization of patient simulators and standardized patients in physician assistant training programs.

 

 

Additional information

Weight0.6875 lbs
Dimensions6.9 × 0.7 × 8.9 in