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Advanced Life Support Skills: (Als) Skills Text by Heather Davis
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This highly visual manual guides readers through over 30 practical skills in detail. Step-by-step procedures are shown in full-color and are accompanied by rationales. In addition, each skill includes Key Terms, Objectives, Introduction, Equipment, Assessment, Overview, Problem Solving, Ongoing Assessment, Geriatric/Pediatric Notes, and Case Studies. This accessible, easy-to-follow format helps readers understand what, how, and why each skill is performed and is perfect for initial or refresher training

Table of Contents

CONTENTS Preface xxx Acknowledgements xxx Section 1. Advanced Airway Management Skills Chapter 1 Endotracheal Intubation xxx Chapter 2 Endotracheal Tube Extubation xxx Chapter 3 Pediatric ET Intubation xxx Chapter 4 Suctioning through an Endotracheal Tube xxx Chapter 5 Nasaltracheal Intubation xxx Chapter 6 Laryngoscopy with Magill Forceps xxx Chapter 7 Insertion of the Esophageal Tracheal Combitube xxx Chapter 8 End-Tidal Carbon Dioxide Detection xxx Chapter 9 Use of the Esophageal Detector Device xxx Chapter 10 Pulse Oximetry xxx Chapter 11 CPAP - Continuous Positive Airway Pressure xxx Chapter 12 Needle Cricothyrotomy xxx Chapter 13 Needle Thoracentesis xxx Section 2. Medication Administration Skills Chapter 14 Intravenous Cannulation xxx Chapter 15 Intravenous Bolus Medication Administration xxx Chapter 16 Heparin/Saline Lock xxx Chapter 17 Medication Withdrawal From an Ampule or Vial xxx Chapter 18 Endotracheal Medication Administration xxx Chapter 19 Administration of Nebulized Medication xxx Chapter 20 Intramuscular Medication Administration xxx Chapter 21 Subcutaneous Medication Administration xxx Chapter 22 IV Infusion Medication Administration xxx Chapter 23 Medication Administration Using PVAD xxx Chapter 24 Rectal Medication Administration xxx Chapter 25 Use of Length-based Resuscitation Tape xxx Chapter 26 Intraosseous Infusion xxx Section 3. Cardiac Management Skills Chapter 27 Application of Cardiac Monitor xxx Chapter 28 Manual Defibrillation xxx Chapter 29 Cardioversion xxx Chapter 30 External Cardiac Pacing xxx Chapter 31 Application of a 12-Lead ECG Monitor xxx Glossary xxx Index xxx
Release date NZ
September 5th, 2006
Country of Publication
United States
col. Illustrations
Prentice Hall
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