Clinical Practical Procedures for Junior Doctors

1st Edition

(Edited by M. Palazzo)

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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
Electronic ISBN:
9780702050831
Print ISBN:
9780443068065

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