Color Atlas of Emergency Department Procedures - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780721604473

Color Atlas of Emergency Department Procedures

1st Edition

Author: Catherine Custalow
Hardcover ISBN: 9780721604473
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 1st September 2004
Page Count: 224

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This brand-new book offers virtual hands-on experience to over 65 emergency procedures, allowing readers to rehearse them over again in their mind—then perform them on demand correctly. Inside, they'll find color drawings of each procedure that illuminate relevant anatomical structures and their relationship to each new step paired with full-color photographs that provide a realistic clinical view of the identical anatomy. Plus, each step is accompanied by concise text, allowing the illustrations and photographs to guide clinicians effortlessly through the procedure.

Key Features

  • Presents step-by-step, side-by-side full-color illustrated guidance.
  • Uses a standard chapter organization for quick reference.
  • Offers a brief description of each procedure.
  • Features bulleted lists of clinical indications, oft-overlooked contraindications, and potential complications.
  • Displays the essential equipment needed to perform the procedure.
And more.

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1: Arthrocentesis

A. Arthrocentesis of Knee
B. Arthrocentesis of Ankle
C. Arthrocentesis of Elbow

CHAPTER 2: Central Vein Catheterization

A. Anatomical Approaches for Central Vein Catheterization
1. Subclavian Vein-Infraclavicular Approach
2. Subclavian Vein-Supraclavicular Approach
3. Internal Jugular Vein-Central Approach
4. Internal Jugular Vein-Posterior Approach
5. Femoral Vein Approach
B. The Seldinger technique

CHAPTER 3: Compartment Pressures

A. Stryker Compartment Pressure Monitoring Device Steps
B. Approach for each Anatomical Compartment
1. Forearm Compartments
a. Volar Compartment of Forearm
b. Dorsal Compartment of Forearm
c. Mobile Wad Compartment of Forearm
2. Leg Compartments
a. Anterior Compartment of Leg
b. Deep Posterior Compartment of Leg
c. Superficial Posterior Compartment of Leg
d. Lateral Compartment of Leg

CHAPTER 4: Cricothyroidotomy

CHAPTER 5: Diagnostic Peritoneal Lavage

CHAPTER 6: Intraosseous Line Placement

7-Lateral Canthotomy
8-Lumbar Puncture
9-Nerve Blocks of the Face, Head and Oral Cavity
A. Inferior Alveolar Nerve Block
B. Nerve Blocks of the Palate
1. Anterior Palate
2. Posterior Palate
C. Periapical Nerve Block of the Teeth
D. Supraorbital Nerve Block
E. Infraorbital Nerve Block
1. Extraoral Approach
2. Intraoral Approach
F. Mental Nerve Block
1. Extraoral Approach
2. Intraoral Approach
G. Nerve Blocks of the Ear
H. Nerve Blocks of the Scalp

CHAPTER 10: Nerve Blocks of the Foot

A. Posterior Tibial Nerve Block
B. Sural Nerve Block
C. Peroneal Nerve Block
D. Digital Nerve Block of Toe
1. Lateral Approach
2. Web Space Approach

CHAPTER 11: Nerve Blocks of the Hand

A. Radial Nerve Block
B. Median Nerve Block
C. Ulnar Nerve Block
D. Digital Nerve Block of Finger
1. Lateral Approach
2. Web Space Approach

CHAPTER 12: Ophthalmologic Procedures

A. Shiotz Tonometry
B. Tonopen

CHAPTER 13: Paracentesis

CHAPTER 14: Pericardiocentesis

CHAPTER 15: Radial Artery Line Placement

CHAPTER 16: Raney Clip Application

CHAPTER 17: Suprapubic Bladder Aspiration

CHAPTER 18: Thoracentesis

CHAPTER 19: Thoracotomy

CHAPTER 20: Tube Thoracostomy

CHAPTER 21: Venous Cutdown

CHAPTER 22: Wound Care Procedures

A. Preparing the Skin for Wound Repair
B. Instrument Tie
C. Simple Interrupted Suture
D. Continuous Suture
E. Continouus Locked Suture
F. Horizontal Mattress Suture
G. Vertical Mattress Suture
H. Deep Suture
I. Staple Application
J. Staple Removal
K. Wound Closure Tape Application


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About the Author

Catherine Custalow

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA