Essential Procedures for Practitioners in Emergency, Urgent, and Primary Care Settings: A Clinical Companion

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2010-10-01
  • Publisher: SPRINGER PUB CO INC
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This companion is a highly accessible and comprehensive clinical guide to performing procedures in the emergency, urgent, and primary care settings. Designed as an easy-to-use reference, it is the only volume to address procedures for all three specialty settings.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. xv
Prefacep. xvii
The Basics of Patient Procedures: Universal Precautions, Infection Control, Patient Preparation, and Educationp. 1
Consentp. 7
Procedures for Airway Management
Procedures for Basic Airway Managementp. 13
Airway Foreign Body Removalp. 21
Managing Pain Using Injectable Anesthetics
Anesthetic Agents and Procedures for Local and Field Infiltrationp. 29
Procedures for Performing Regional Anesthesiap. 37
Procedure for Performing Digital Anesthesiap. 47
Procedure for Performing Beir Anesthesiap. 51
Procedure for Performing Auricular Anesthesiap. 55
Skin and Wound Management Procedures
Overview of Wound Healing: Anatomy and Physiologyp. 59
Procedure for Managing Puncture Woundsp. 67
Procedures for Removing a Soft Tissue Foreign Bodyp. 71
Managing Animal and Human Bitesp. 81
Wound Closure Proceduresp. 87
Managing Minor Burnsp. 105
Procedures for the Management of Nail and Nailbed Injuries
Procedure for Managing Ingrown Toe Nailsp. 111
Procedures for Treating Subungual Hematomap. 119
Procedures for Managing Paronychiap. 123
Procedures for Treating Felonsp. 129
Incision and Drainage Procedures
Abscess Overviewp. 135
Procedure for Incision and Drainage of Subcutaneous Abscessp. 139
Procedure for Managing Pilonidal Cyst/Abscessp. 147
Procedure for Managing Bartholin Abscessp. 153
Procedures for Examination and Treatment of Common Eye Injuries
Eye Examinationp. 159
Managing Eye Injuriesp. 165
Procedures for Managing Common Nose Conditions
Procedures for Controlling Epistaxisp. 171
Procedure for Nasal Foreign Body Removalp. 175
Procedures for Managing Common Ear Injuries
Procedure for Cerumen Removalp. 179
Procedure for Foreign Body Removal From the Ear Canal and Lobep. 185
Procedure for Managing an Auricular Hematomap. 191
Procedures for Examination and Management of Common Dental Injuries
Dental Anatomy, Examination, and Anestheticsp. 197
Procedures for Managing Dental Injuriesp. 207
Procedures for Managing Common Musculoskeletal Conditions and Injuries
Procedure for Arthrocentesisp. 219
Procedure for Therapeutic Joint Injectionp. 225
Procedure for Shoulder Dislocationp. 231
Procedure for Patella Dislocationp. 239
Procedure for Digit Dislocationp. 243
Procedure for Managing Nurse Maid's Elbowp. 249
Procedure for Splinting of Extremitiesp. 253
Procedures for Managing Common Gastrointestinal Conditions
Procedure for Managing a Thrombosed Hemorrhoidp. 263
Procedures for Managing Common Genitourinary Conditions
Procedure for Treating a Hair Tourniquetp. 271
Procedures for Treating Phimosis and Paraphimosisp. 277
Suprapubic Catheter Care and Troubleshootingp. 285
Procedure for Removal of Vaginal Foreign Bodyp. 291
Procedures for Performing Skin Biopsy
Procedures for Performing Skin Biopsyp. 295
Appendix-Drug Namesp. 301
Indexp. 305
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