- Paperback: 332 pages
- Publisher: Springer Publishing Company; 1 edition (October 25, 2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 082611878X
- ISBN-13: 978-0826118783
- Product Dimensions: 7 x 0.7 x 10 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 18 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #172,581 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Essential Procedures for Practitioners in Emergency, Urgent, and Primary Care Settings: A Clinical Companion 1st Edition
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From the Back Cover
"""This is a necessary addition to the library of any healthcare provider performing common procedures in the emergency room, urgent care, or primary care setting. This resource has been extensively researched to provide the most up-to-date, evidence-based information. It will be a valuable asset for practitioners performing common procedures."" "Score: 100, 5 stars
"""This user-friendly, easy to understand, procedurally focused resource offers the necessary background information, illustrations, and step-by-step instructions for providing safe and efficient treatment to patients in these care settings to not only the novice but to experts in emergent and urgent care."" " K. Sue Hoyt, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CEN, FAEN, FAANP
St. Mary Medical Center, Long Beach, CA
Elda G. Ramirez, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, FAANP
University of Texas Health Center Houston
(From the Foreword)
This companion is a highly accessible and comprehensive clinical guide to performing procedures in the office, urgent, and emergency care settings. Designed as an easy-to-use reference, it is the only volume to address procedures for all three specialty settings.
This book presents 72 of the most commonly performed procedures used in these settings and organizes them into system-specific categories. Each procedure is presented using a concise format and includes original photos, line drawings, and tables to highlight the written content and provide clear directions regarding exactly how to perform each procedure. Chapters include:
Background of the procedure Patient preparation Treatment options Contraindications Special considerations Procedure preparation, including patient preparation and equipment Step-by-step instruction for procedure Post procedure considerations Education points Complications Author's Pearls Resources . "
About the Author
Theresa M. Campo, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, ENP-BC, FAANP, received a doctor of nursing practice degree from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, and a master's of science in nursing degree from Widener University in Chester, Pennsylvania. Theresa has over 23 years experience in emergency medicine as a registered professional nurse and advanced practice nurse. She is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as a family nurse practitioner and the American Nurses Credentialing Center as an emergency nurse practitioner.
Dr. Campo is the co-director of the Family Nurse Practitioner track and associate clinical professor for the College of Nursing and Health Professions at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She works clinically as an emergency nurse practitioner in the emergency department at Atlanticare Regional Medical Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and is an adjunct professor at Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Campo has lectured nationally and internationally, as well as authored articles in peer-reviewed scholarly journals and is on the editorial board for the Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal.