Avoiding Common Prehospital Errors

Autor: Benjamin Lawner
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1451177747
File Size: 37,83 MB
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Avoiding Common Prehospital Errors, will help you develop the deep understanding of common patient presentations necessary to prevent diagnostic and treatment errors and to improve outcomes. Providing effective emergency care in the field is among the most challenging tasks in medicine. You must be able to make clinically vital decisions quickly, and perform a wide range of procedures, often under volatile conditions. Written specifically for the prehospital emergency team, this essential volume in the Avoiding Common Errors Series combines evidence-based practice with well-earned experience and best practices opinion to help you avoid common errors of prehospital care. Look inside and discover... • Concise descriptions of each error are followed by insightful analysis of the “hows” and “whys” underlying the mistake, and clear descriptions of ways to avoid such errors in the future. • “Pearls” highlighted in the text offer quick vital tips on error avoidance based on years of clinical and field experience. • Focused content emphasizes "high impact" areas of prehospital medicine, including airway management, cardiac arrest, and respiratory and traumatic emergencies.

Avoiding Common Prehospital Errors

Autor: Corey M. Slovis
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1451131593
File Size: 11,71 MB
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Avoiding Common Prehospital Errors, will help you develop the deep understanding of common patient presentations necessary to prevent diagnostic and treatment errors and to improve outcomes. Providing effective emergency care in the field is among the most challenging tasks in medicine. You must be able to make clinically vital decisions quickly, and perform a wide range of procedures, often under volatile conditions.Written specifically for the prehospital emergency team, this essential volume in the Avoiding Common Errors Series combines evidence-based practice with well-earned experience and best practices opinion to help you avoid common errors of prehospital care.Look inside and discover...* Concise descriptions of each error are followed by insightful analysis of the "hows" and "whys" underlying the mistake, and clear descriptions of ways to avoid such errors in the future.* "Pearls" highlighted in the text offer quick vital tips on error avoidance based on years of clinical and field experience.* Focused content emphasizes "high impact" areas of prehospital medicine, including airway management, cardiac arrest, and respiratory and traumatic emergencies.

Avoiding Common Nursing Errors

Autor: Betsy H. Allbee
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1451153244
File Size: 22,23 MB
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This handbook succinctly describes over 500 common errors made by nurses and offers practical, easy-to-remember tips for avoiding these errors. Coverage includes the entire scope of nursing practice—administration, medications, process of care, behavioral and psychiatric, cardiology, critical care, endocrine, gastroenterology and nutrition, hematology-oncology, infectious diseases, nephrology, neurology, pulmonary, preoperative, operative, and postoperative care, emergency nursing, obstetrics and gynecology, and pediatric nursing. The book can easily be read immediately before the start of a rotation or used for quick reference. Each error is described in a quick-reading one-page entry that includes a brief clinical scenario and tips on how to avoid or resolve the problem. Illustrations are included where appropriate.

Avoiding Common Icu Errors

Autor: Lisa Marcucci
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1451178816
File Size: 22,96 MB
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This pocket book succinctly describes 318 errors commonly made by attendings, residents, interns, nurses, and nurse-anesthetists in the intensive care unit, and gives practical, easy-to-remember tips for avoiding these errors. The book can easily be read immediately before the start of a rotation or used for quick reference on call. Each error is described in a short, clinically relevant vignette, followed by a list of things that should always or never be done in that context and tips on how to avoid or ameliorate problems. Coverage includes all areas of ICU practice except the pediatric intensive care unit.

Avoiding Common Errors In The Emergency Department

Autor: Amal Mattu
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1496380312
File Size: 45,36 MB
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In a conversational, easy-to-read style, Avoiding Common Errors in the Emergency Department, 2nd Edition, discusses 365 errors commonly made in the practice of emergency medicine and gives practical, easy-to-remember tips for avoiding these pitfalls. Chapters are brief, approachable, and evidence-based, suitable for reading immediately before the start of a rotation, used for quick reference on call, or read daily over the course of one year for personal assessment and review.

Avoiding Common Anesthesia Errors

Autor: Catherine Marcucci
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1451178697
File Size: 54,49 MB
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This pocket book succinctly describes 215 common, serious errors made by attendings, residents, fellows, CRNAs, and practicing anesthesiologists in the practice of anesthesia and offers practical, easy-to-remember tips for avoiding these errors. The book can easily be read immediately before the start of a rotation or used for quick reference. Each error is described in a quick-reading one-page entry that includes a brief clinical scenario, a short review of the relevant physiology and/or pharmacology, and tips on how to avoid or resolve the problem. Illustrations are included where appropriate. The book also includes important chapters on human factors, legal issues, CPT coding, and how to select a practice.

Emergency Pathophysiology

Autor: Samuel M. Galvagno
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1591610079
File Size: 57,63 MB
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This core textbook defines the pathophysiologic mechanisms underlying the disease states commonly encountered by pre-hospital care providers. The chapters are short, clinically focused and specific to the diseases, disorders, and traumatic conditions of critical interest to the EMT and pre-hospital environment. Each chapter identifies the appropriate drugs and management guidelines to be used. Designed to bridge the gap between EMT and the Physician in all emergent or acute conditions, the book includes management cautions and tips are highlighted throughout the presentation. The book is tailored specifically to the curriculum for EMT training.

Paramedic Survival Guide

Autor: DiPrima Jr.
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071770070
File Size: 34,36 MB
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The book every paramedic needs to enhance their career and job performance Paramedic Survival Guide offers both novice and experienced paramedics a unique blend of case studies, testimonials, and advice from veterans to help them succeed on their jobs and advance their career. The book also offers advice on how to pick the correct EMT job, the recruitment and interview process, and various career paths and options open to paramedics. Valuable features include "Taking it to the Street" boxes detailing must-know on-the-job information.

Cqi For Ems

Autor: Joseph Hayes III, NREMT-P
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1462026192
File Size: 23,36 MB
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CQI for EMS is not just another long winded, academic dissertation which drones on about abstract theories borrowed from quality control of industry, rather it is a quick and easy read specifically designed for the beleaguered, time and resource challenged EMS quality coordinator. CQI for EMS is ten chapters of tried and proven initiatives which you can literally read one day and put into effect at your agency the next.

Ems And The Law

Autor: Jacob Hafter
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763720681
File Size: 30,74 MB
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EMS and the Law is a primer about the American legal system as is applies to EMS providers, offering a basic overview of laws and rights with a detailed description of how they effect EMS. Topics covered in the text include duty to partners and patients, ethical responsibilities, patient and provider rights, negligence, processes and procedures, and what to do if you are named in a lawsuit.As an EMS provider, you know that your education does not stop when you finish your initial training. The things you learn in the field and in continuing education classes give you the extra skills and knowledge to make you the best provider you can be. The EMS Continuing Education Series was created to help you take that extra step toward not just being a great provider, but an outstanding one. ACLS for EMT-Basics, Intravenous Therapy for Prehospital Providers, Managing Stress in Emergency Medical Services, Sick Not Sick: A Guide to Rapid Patient Assessment, Spanish for EMS, and When Violence Erupts are also part of this series.