Clinical Practical Procedures for Junior Doctors

1st Edition

(Edited by M. Palazzo)

Editors:

  • Nisha Patel
  • Daniel Knight
  • Table of Contents

    Airway care with simple devices. Peak expiratory flow rate measurement and spirometry. Pleural aspiration (of fluid or air). Chest drain insertion and management. Percutaneous pleural biopsy. Venepuncture (peripheral and femoral). Blood cultures. Peripheral venous cannulation. Preparing and setting up intravenous medications. Intravenous fluids and commonly prescribed infusions. Central venous catheter insertion. Arterial blood gas sampling. Arterial cannulation. Performing an electrocardiogram (ECG). Nasogastric tube placement. Abdominal paracentesis and ascitic drain insertion. Rigid sigmoidoscopy. Urethral catheterisation. Lumbar puncture. Arthrocentesis of the knee. Subcutaneous and intramuscular injections. Local anaesthetics. Suturing.

    Details

    No. of pages:
    215
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2009
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780443068065
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702050831

    About the editors

    Nisha Patel

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Specialist Registrar in Gastroenterology, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK

    Daniel Knight

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Specialist Registrar in Cardiology, Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust, London, UK