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Resuscitation room organization

Ashis Banerjee and Chris Hargreaves

in A Resuscitation Room Guide

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199298075
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191730702 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199298075.003.0001

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Resuscitation room organization

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Introduction - Initial triage - Immediate priorities - Note keeping/documentation - Ongoing care - Is the patient adequately resuscitated? - Is the patient ready to leave the resuscitation room? - Where is the appropriate place for the patient to go to from the resuscitation room? - Universal precautions - Infection control procedures - Do not attempt resuscitation policy - Safe inter-hospital transfer - Breaking bad news - Care of the dying

Chapter.  5561 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Emergency Medicine ; Anaesthetics

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