Part of the "Lecture Notes" series, this book aims to introduce anaesthesia in a very basic and practical way. It describes the role of anaesthesia in medical practice, and considers the multi-faceted role of the anaesthetist. Throughout the book, each subject is described in a didactic manner.
Describes the use of inspiratory and expiratory muscle aids to prevent the pulmonary complications of lung disease and conditions with muscle weakness. This book also describes treatment and rehabilitation interventions, specific for patients with these conditions. It presents the use of non-invasive management to eliminate and avoid diseases.
Aimed at health science students requiring an introductory guide to the clinical specialties. These books present material in double page spreads, and have a synoptic structured text. They are useful for quick preparation before ward rounds. They also include self-assessment material, suitable for preparation of examinations.
This work contains useful information on approximately 100 carefully selected topics pertinent to modern practice in clinical general surgery. Wherever possible the information is presented in a uniform manner, with the focus on diagnosis and management.
Offers an integrated explanation of the common problems faced both by students during exams and clinicians in daily practice. This book illustrates that medical and surgical treatment options are actually part of a continuum in the management of disease.
Each year, hundreds of thousands of nursing students must pass a series of grueling "Med-Surg" courses, and then are required to take the NCLEX exam, which contains a lot of Medical Surgical Nursing questions. This DeMYSTiFied title helps readers get through both the course and the exam the fast and easy way.
For thousands of years the human heart remained the deepest of mysteries; both home to the soul and an organ too complex to touch, let alone operate on. The following decades saw the mysteries of the heart exposed. In eleven landmark operations, the author shows us the heart's inner workings and failings.
Explores the nature of surgical nursing in all its guises, addressing issues and measuring outcomes. This book explains the principles, which underlie the nursing care of patients throughout their surgical journey. The text will help nurses develop their role and their philosophy of care in the improvement of patient management.
Contains a wealth of essential wound care information for nurses. This title focuses on the needs of nurses who are new to wound care practice, covering all the fundamentals of wound care including wound healing, wound assessment, cleansing and dressing selection and adjunctive therapies.
This is a unique, truly portable, and comprehensive handbook of ENT aimed at medical students and junior doctors. The detailed management plans and rationale for treatments, along with their advantages and disadvantages are useful for anyone managing patients with ENT and head and neck disorders.
This bestselling handbook provides an accessible overview of key surgical principles, techniques and procedures. Fully revised to include new chapters on Paediatric orthopaedics and Surgical procedures, it covers core anatomy and physiology and information on emergencies with increased focus on evidence-based practice.
Provides a look at the multifaceted role of the perioperative nurse. This book presents the main issues influencing perioperative practice. Ranging from risk assessment and health and safety to ethics, quality and new technology, it helps capture the essence of the challenges of working in the high impact environment of the perioperative field.
Offers an overview of the major body systems and the diseases and disorders that can affect them. This book helps you learn about hallmark signs and symptoms, treatment, and nursing intervention so you have the knowledge to help your patients as a student and as a nurse once you start your career.
Covering the equipment and training requirements, this illustrated guide provides an introduction to anaesthetic equipment and its use in clinical practice. It is useful as a resource for those working with anaesthetic equipment, including anaesthetists studying for the FRCA examinations, nurses and operating department practitioners.