This title concerns biological processes which can be disrupted by a major surgical procedure. Using the concept of homeostasis as a framework, the authors look at issues common to all surgical procedures such as the influence of anaesthesia on the nervous system or perioperative pain management.
* New edition of a successful text for perioperative practitioners and students * Emphasises holistic patient centred care * Focused on key skills and knowledge required by practitioners * Explores the evidence-base for safe and effective practice .
Manual of Perioperative Care is a comprehensive manual of principles of care designed to support the clinical practice of perioperative practitioners, whether they are nurses or operating department practitioners.
This work covers the full range of clinical practice, from anaesthetic equipment and pre-operative assessment through to post-operative care, local anaesthesia, anaesthesia for individual specialities, intensive care and management of chronic pain.
Provides an introduction to the scientific principles and clinical practice of working in an operating department. This book covers the basic sciences, physics, electronics and clinical practice in anaesthesia, recovery, and surgery. It covers acid-base and electrolyte balance, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and the management of chronic pain.
Focuses on the principles of perioperative care in a variety of different surgical environments. The content mirrors the dynamics of modern perioperative practice by focusing on surgical interventions in various environments in which it is practised, including A&E departments, clinics, intensive care units, and at the site of serious accidents.
Clinical psychologists and counsellors increasingly work with doctors, nurses, and medical therapists to implement psychological measures that increase the effectiveness, or mediate the ill effects, of medical treatment. This is a clear and concise guide to the body of knowledge in this field and to best practice in the clinical context.
The care a patient receives immediately after surgery is crucial to minimizing the risk of complications and maximising a safe recovery. Now in its fifth edition, this popular book has established itself as the definitive guide on how to set up, equip, staff, and administer an acute care unit and how to cope to any situation or emergency.