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Monitors and drains in trauma patients

Greta L. Piper and Lewis J. Kaplan.

in Trauma Intensive Care

May 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Nursing Skills. 6400 words.

Monitors are essential for assessment of the critically ill patient. It is necessaryto understand the basics, as well as the intricacies, of when and why touse certain monitors, as well as...

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Neurological care

Fiona Creed.

in Care of the Acutely Ill Adult

March 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Nursing Skills; Neurology. 14325 words.

Chapter 4 discusses neurological acute care, and includes discussion of normal physiology, physiological changes following illness and injury, the physiology of raised intracranial ...

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Nursing Considerations

Susan DeRubis, Kate Foryte, Kristy Bayer and Tracy Grogan.

in ICU Care of Abdominal Organ Transplant Patients

January 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Critical Care; Nursing Skills. 1934 words.

High-quality nursing care is an essential component of transplantation success. Transplant procedures are often lengthy, placing a high degree of physiological stress on the patient. It is...

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Organ Donation and Transplantation after Cardiac Death

Edited by David Talbot and Anthony D'Alessandro.

March 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Medical Ethics; History of Medicine; Peri-operative Care; Haematology; Critical Care; Histopathology; Surgical Skills. 336 pages.

Written by international experts, this resource lays out the moral, legal and ethical restraints to using donors after cardiac death for organ transplant, together with the techniques that...

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OSH Cardiothoracic Surgery

Joanna Chikwe, David Cooke and Aaron Weiss.

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Anaesthetics; Peri-operative Care; Preclinical Medicine; Operating Department Practice; Critical Care; Cardiovascular Medicine; Surgical Skills; Reproduction, Growth and Development; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery. 856 pages.

This handbook covers all areas of adult and paediatric, cardiac and thoracic surgery, and intensive care, providing rapid, on-the-spot access to practical management advice and succinct...

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Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills for Children's and Young People's Nursing

Edited by Paula Dawson, Louise Cook, Laura-Jane Holliday and Helen Reddy.

July 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Clinical Skills; Paediatrics; Communication Skills; Infectious Diseases; Pharmacology; Emergency Medicine; Critical Care; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Neurology; Gastroenterology; Genito-urinary Medicine; Rheumatology; Otolaryngology (ENT); Ophthalmology; Dermatology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Haematology. 648 pages.

The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills for Children's and Young People's Nursing provides a concise, current, and evidence-based practical guide to all clinical skills relating to the care...

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Oxford Handbook of Critical Care Nursing

Sheila K Adam and Sue Osborne.

October 2009; p ublished online August 2010 .

Book. Subjects: Critical Care; Nursing Skills; Cardiovascular Medicine; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Neurology. 592 pages.

The Oxford Handbook of Critical Care Nursing provides nurses working in critical care with an easily accessible guide to the knowledge and nursing care skills needed in critical care....

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Oxford Textbook of Palliative Care for Children

Ann Goldman, Richard Hain and Stephen Liben.

May 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Paediatrics; Palliative Medicine; Public Health and Epidemiology; Communication Skills; Medical Ethics; Pharmacology; Pain Medicine; Critical Care. 520 pages.

Comprehensive in scope and definitive in authority, this second edition has been thoroughly updated to cover new practices, current epidemiological data and the evolving models that support...

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Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine

Edited by Geoffrey Hanks, Nathan I. Cherny, Nicholas A. Christakis, Marie Fallon, Stein Kaasa and Russell K. Portenoy.

P ublished online March 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; History of Medicine; Pharmacology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Infectious Diseases; Epidemiology; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Medical Oncology; Medical Ethics; Nursing Skills; Occupational Therapy; Arts Therapies; Dietetics; Physiotherapy; Speech and Language Therapy; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Paediatrics; Communication Skills; Clinical Science; Pain Medicine; Clinical Radiology; Interventional Radiology; Psychiatry; Gastroenterology; Dermatology; Genito-urinary Medicine; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Neurology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Nephrology; Critical Care; Geriatric Medicine; Rehabilitation Medicine; Professional Development in Medicine. 1704 pages.

The Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine is the definitive textbook on the subject. The book is used across the world by the wide range of health care professionals involved in the care...

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Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

Edited by Christopher Bulstrode, James Wilson-MacDonald, Deborah M. Eastwood, John McMaster, Jeremy Fairbank, Parminder J. Singh, Sandeep Bawa, Panagoitis D. Gikas, Tim Bunker, Grey Giddins, Mark Blyth, David Stanley, Paul H. Cooke, Richard Carrington, Peter Calder, Paul Wordsworth and Tim Briggs.

August 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Anatomy; Haematology; Anaesthetics; Pain Medicine; Clinical Radiology; Neurology; Histopathology; Surgical Oncology; Rheumatology; Reproduction, Growth and Development; Paediatrics; Infectious Diseases; Surgical Skills; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Communication Skills; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Critical Care; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Vascular Surgery; Sports and Exercise Medicine; Rehabilitation Medicine; Neonatology. 1,800 pages.

The Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics provides comprehensive coverage of the relevant background science, theory, practice, decision-making skills and operative techniques required...

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