Ward Procedures - 6th Edition - ISBN: 9788131234402

Ward Procedures

6th Edition

Authors: M B Patel
Paperback ISBN: 9788131234402
Imprint: Elsevier India
Published Date: 10th August 2012
Page Count: 474

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Key Features

First published in 1989, this book has become the standard text on the subject. It is a work manual, which explains the various pre- and postoperative procedures and the related diagnostic and therapeutic processes. The book also describes the basics of handling and correctly using medical/surgical appliances. It highlights their working principles as well. The text, presented in a simple, clear and succinct manner, makes the subject easily comprehensible for readers. The previous editions of the book have had several reprints owing to its huge popularity.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Sterilization and Surgical Drapes

Chapter 2. Antiseptic Solutions

Chapter 3. Suture Materials and Surgical Needles

Chapter 4. Preoperative and Postoperative Care

Chapter 5. Traction, Tourniquets, and Prosthesis

Chapter 6. Oxygen Therapy

Chapter 7. Drains

Chapter 8. Emergency Drugs

Chapter 9. Local Anesthesia

Chapter 10. Imaging

Chapter 11. Catheters

Chapter 12 Gastric Aspiration Tubes

Chapter 13 Enemas and Suppositories

Chapter 14 Dressings

Chapter 15 General Care of the Patients

Chapter 16 Radiography

Chapter 17 Blood Transfusion

Chapter 18 Ward Instruments

Chapter 19 Knives and Scalpels

Chapter 20 Syringes and Needles

Chapter 21 Routes of Injection

Chapter 22 Venous Access

Chapter 23 Venepuncture

Chapter 24 Intravenous Infusions

Chapter 25 Central Venous Pressure

Chapter 26 Lumbar Puncture

Chapter 27 Thoracocentesis (Pleural Fluid Aspiration)

Chapter 28 Liver Abscess Aspiration

Chapter 29 Peritoneal Lavage and Dialysis

Chapter 30 Abdominal Paracentesis and Suprapubic Puncture

Chapter 31 Tracheostomy and Endotracheal Intubation

Chapter 32 Biopsy

Chapter 33 Collection of Specimens

Chapter 34 Ophthalmological Procedures

Chapter 35 Endoscopies



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M B Patel