Perioperative Medicine

Author: Joanna Chikwe

Publisher: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

ISBN: 9780199533350

Category: Medical

Page: 433

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This concise, practical guide is essential reading for anyone who needs to deal with common, important and occasionally life-threatening medical problems in surgical patients early in pre-assessment clinic, the night before surgery and out-of-hours on the wards post-operatively.
Practical Guide to the Care of the Surgical Patient E-Book

Author: Tom C. Nguyen

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323078559

Category: Medical

Page: 304

View: 554

If you need a practical, portable resource to get you through the day-to-day management of surgical patients, this new title in the Practical Guide series is the answer! Written by residents with practice-proven guidance and input from attending surgeons, this “Pocket Scalpel zeroes in on the differential diagnoses, clinical findings, lab values, and treatment guidelines you need...all in an intuitive and user-friendly format that fits comfortably in your scrubs or white coat pocket. Offers current clinical information on all facets of surgical patient management—from bedside procedures and operation guidelines to the latest drug therapies and lab tests—to promote effective, state-of-the-art care. Provides diagrams, algorithms, comparative tables, lists, key images—and more—to facilitate quick and rapid review of high-yield information. Features a chapter of “Skeletons that provides convenient access to guidance on commonly used patient care management protocols—from admit and transfer orders, history and physical examination, and intensive care unit progress and discharge summaries. Includes a section on pharmacotherapy for addressing specific antimicrobial conditions, enabling you to choose the most effective treatment options. Covers medical terms in Spanish, equipping you to handle an increasingly diverse patient population. Uses a convenient spiral binding so the book lays flat for easy reference and at-a-glance searching.
Perioperative Medicine for the Junior Clinician

Author: Joel Symons

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118779163

Category: Medical

Page: 552

View: 209

Perioperative Medicine for the Junior Clinician is the first easy-to-read resource, featuring a digital component, on how to manage a diverse range of patients in the perioperative period, providing up-to-date practical knowledge and advice from a broad range of medical specialists caring for surgical patients. Perioperative Medicine for the Junior Clinician provides a guide to perioperative care, covering principles and practices of care; risk assessment; laboratory investigations; medication management; specific medical conditions and complications; postoperative care and pain management. It also features bite-size videos explaining the key concepts, as well as case studies, investigations and quizzes. Ideal for final year medical students and junior clinicians, this digital and print resource will be an invaluable tool when working in this multidisciplinary, team-based specialty. Perioperative Medicine for the Junior Clinician: Is based on a sell-out course run at the Alfred Hospital and Monash University in Melbourne, Australia Is a practical resource available in a flexible and portable content Features bite-size videos which further explain concepts in the written text, and clinically relevant case studies, all found on the companion website Is structured around guidelines and protocols The video materials, case studies, self-assessment quizzes and fully explained answers can be viewed on the companion website at
The Physician's Survival Guide for the Hospital

Author: Samuel Steinberg

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9780595378746

Category: Medical

Page: 94

View: 335

Doctors need hospitals and hospitals need doctors. Then why do they continue to communicate their needs to each other so badly? Why all the animosity, conflict, and mistrust? In The Physician's Survival Guide for the Hospital, Dr. Samuel H. Steinberg, an experienced hospital administrator, solves this problem by revealing the information needed for each of these groups to be successful in the hospital environment. Practice administrators will learn skills and information to help them improve their job performance and enhance their standing with their colleagues. Hospital administrators will learn what physicians need to take care of their patients. Physicians, those just starting their practice as well as the more seasoned, will learn the best and most efficient ways to get their hospital work accomplished. They will also become skilled at managing their hospital practice, thus making it a more enjoyable and rewarding experience. Step-by-step, The Physician's Survival Guide for the Hospital takes you through all of the issues of the physician-hospital practice in order to generate better teamwork, avoid common pitfalls and mistakes, and provide a road map to make the hospital a better place for patients and staff.
Perioperative Medicine

Author: Amir K. Jaffer

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 0470627514

Category: Medical

Page: 600

View: 516

Provides a comprehensive evidence-based guide to the management of the growing population of patients who require perioperative care Perioperative Medicine: Medical Consultation and Co-Management is the first comprehensive reference text developed specifically for hospitalists but envisioned also to help internists, anesthesiologists, allied health professionals, fellows, residents, and medical students manage various aspects of the medical care of the surgical patient. The book features both the preoperative and postoperative medical management of the surgical patient. It focuses on systems, operations, quality of perioperative care, and preoperative assessment of the patient, all in consideration with system-specific risk and evidence-based strategies that minimize risk. It places special emphasis on care of the older hospitalized surgical patient and offers a thorough discussion of post-operative conditions and their management. Chapters cover vital topics such as: Hospitalist as a Medical Consultant Co-Management of the Surgical Patient Preoperative Evaluation Improving the Quality and Outcomes of Perioperative Care Developing, Implementing, and Operating a Preoperative Clinic Assessing and Managing Risk of Major Organ Systems Assessing and Managing Disorders for Surgery Postoperative Care and Co-Management by Surgery Type Managing Common Postoperative Conditions With the core responsibilities of perioperative care falling more and more on the shoulders of hospitalists, internists, and allied health professionals, Perioperative Medicine is a much-needed guide for managing the clinical and operational issues associated with caring for hospitalized surgical patients.
Patients Beyond Borders

Author: Josef Woodman

Publisher: Healthy Travel Media

ISBN: 9780990315407

Category: Travel

Page: 246

View: 576

More than ten million patients now travel abroad every year for affordable, high-quality healthcare. From Thailand's American-accredited Bumrungrad International Hospital to Eric Clapton's Crossroads Center in Antigua to Johns Hopkins International Medical Center in Singapore, health travelers now have access to a full array of the world's safest, best choices in healthcare facilities and physicians. Now in its third edition, Patients Beyond Borders remains the best-read, most comprehensive, easy-to-understand guide to medical tourism, written by the world's leading spokesperson on international health travel. This new edition of Patients Beyond Borders lists the 25 top medical travel destinations, where patients can choose from hundreds of hospitals and save 30-80 percent on medical procedures, ranging from a comprehensive health check-up to heart work, orthopedics, dental and cosmetic surgery, in vitro fertilization and more.
Assessing and Managing the Acutely Ill Adult Surgical Patient

Author: Fiona McArthur-Rouse

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470691243

Category: Medical

Page: 272

View: 593

Assessing and managing the acutely ill adult surgical patient focuses on major surgical conditions and interventions commonly encountered in District General Hospitals which potentially require intensive monitoring and intervention. It emphasizes the importance of thorough assessment and interpretation of clinical data, and provides the necessary knowledge to help nurses make sense of their findings and to integrate theory and practice in relation to surgical care. Part one addresses principles of surgical care for all patients undergoing surgery — including pre-operative assessment and preparation, the peri-operative period and post-operative recovery, post-operative pain management and psychosocial aspects of surgery — which underpin the knowledge and rationale for practice. Part two considers specific surgical conditions and interventions, organised according to surgical specialities. Each chapter considers the underlying patho-physiology, investigation and diagnosis, assessment, monitoring and management of common acute surgical conditions within that specialty.