ISBN: 9781416040989
Page Count: 976
Imprint: Saunders
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Emergency Nursing Procedures, 4th Edition

by Jean A. Proehl, RN, MN, CEN, CCRN, FAEN
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ISBN: 9781416040989
Page Count: 976
Imprint: Saunders
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Written by expert emergency nurses across the country, EMERGENCY NURSING PROCEDURES, 4th Edition includes 193 step-by-step emergency procedures, including four new procedures — umbilical vessel cannulation, pelvic splinting, peripheral nerve stimulator (twitch monitoring), and methotrexate for ectopic pregnancy. Detailed illustrations visually reinforce techniques and clearly show steps to procedures — making this handbook an essential and comprehensive resource for any emergency professional.
    • Includes pediatric and geriatric information, with procedures when appropriate, to help you treat these specialized patient populations.
    • Consistent format and handy, portable size make this handbook ideal for everyday quick reference.
    • Emphasis on research-based practice helps you provide the best care possible according to the latest evidence.
    • Focused on the most essential, practical information, this handbook provides all the information you’ll need on a day-to-day basis.
    • Introduction includes The Joint Commission’s latest patient safety requirements related to emergency procedures.
    • Thoroughly updated content reflects changes in practice to keep you up-to-date on emergency care guidelines.
    • Four procedures have been added: umbilical vessel cannulation, pelvic splinting, peripheral nerve stimulator (twitch monitoring), and methotrexate for ectopic pregnancy.
    • Redesigned index allows for easy access and retrieval of information — perfect for the fast-paced emergency environment.
  • Section One: Assessment Procedures

    1. Primary Survey
    2. Secondary Survey

    Section Two: Airway Procedures

    3. Airway Positioning
    4. Airway Foreign Object Removal
    5. Oral Airway Insertion
    6. Nasal Airway Insertion
    7. Laryngeal Mask Airway
    8. General Principles of Endotracheal Intubation
    9. Rapid Sequence Intubation
    10. Oral Endotracheal Intubation
    11. Nasotracheal Intubation
    12. Retrograde Intubation
    13. Extubation
    14. Combitube Airway
    15. Crichothyrotomy
    16. Percutaneous Transtracheal Ventilation
    17. Tracheostomy

    Section Three: Breathing Procedures

    18. Positioning the Dyspneic Patient
    19. Drawing Arterial Blood Gases
    20. Capillary Blood Gases
    21. Pulse Oximetry / Carbon Monoxide Oximetry
    22. Assessing Pulsus Paradoxus
    23. Peak Expiratory Flow Measurement
    24. End Tidal Carbon Dioxide Detection/Monitoring

    Section Four: Oxygen Therapy

    25. General Principles of Oxygen Therapy and Oxygen Delivery Devices
    26. Application and Removal of Oxygen Tank Regulators
    27. Non-Invasive Assisted Ventilation
    28. T-piece

    Section Five: Suctioning

    29. Pharyngeal Suctioning
    30. Nasotracheal Suctioning
    31. Endotracheal/Tracheostomy Suctioning

    Section Six: Ventilation

    32. Mouth-to-Mask Ventilation
    33. Bag-Mask Ventilation
    34. Anesthesia Bag Ventilation
    35. Mechanical Ventilators

    Section Seven: Inhalation Therapy

    36. Nebulizer Therapy
    37. Metered Dose Inhaler

    Section Eight: Pleural Decompression

    38. Emergency Needle Thoracentesis
    39. Chest Tube Insertion
    40. Management of Chest Drainage Systems
    41. One-Way Valve
    42. Chest Drainage Bottles
    43. Chest Drainage Devices: Emerson
    44. Chest Drainage Devices: Pleur-Evac®
    45. Chest Drainage Devices: Argyle®
    46. Chest Drainage Devices: Atrium®
    47. Thoracentesis

    Section Nine: Circulation Procedures

    48. Positioning the Hypotensive Patient
    49. Doppler BP and Pulses
    50. Measuring Postural Vital Signs
    51. Pneumatic Antishock Garment
    52. Therapeutic Phlebotomy
    53. Pericardiocentesis
    54. Emergency Thoracotomy and Internal Defibrillation
    55. Electrocardiographic Monitoring
    56. 12-, 15-, and 18-Lead Electrocardiogram
    57. Continuous ST Segment Monitoring
    58. Phlebotomy for Labatory Specimens
    59. Blood Glucose Monitoring

    Section Ten: Vascular Access

    60. Peripheral Intravenous Cannulation
    61. Rapid Infusion Catheter Exchange
    62. External Jugular Venous Access
    63. Subclavian Venous Access
    64. Internal Jugular Venous Access
    65. Femoral Venous Access
    66. Venous Cutdown
    67. Intraosseous Access
    68. Umbilical Vessel Cannulation
    69. Accessing Preexisting Central Venous Catheters
    70. Accessing Implanted Vascular Port Devices

    Section Eleven: Blood Product Administration

    71. Declotting Central Venous Access Devices
    72. Administration of Blood Products
    73. Blood Filters
    74. Massive Transfusion
    75. Blood and Fluid Warmers
    76. Blood and Fluid Pressure Infusers
    77. General Principles of Autotransfusion
    78. Autotransfusion Devices: Pleur-Evac®
    79. Autotransfusion Devices: Argyle®
    80. Autotransfusion Devices: Atrium®

    Section Twelve: Electrical Therapy

    81. Defibrillation
    82. Synchronized Cardioversion
    83. Automatic External Defibrillation
    84. Emergency Management of the Patient with an ICD

    Section Thirteen: Cardiac Pacing

    85. Transcutaneous Cardiac Pacing
    86. Temporary Transvenous Pacemaker Insertion

    Section Fourteen: Invasive Hemodynamic Monito
  • Jean A. Proehl, RN, MN, CEN, CCRN, FAEN, Emergency Clinical Nurse Specialist, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
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