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Blueprints Clinical Procedures
Sixth edition
by Laurie L. Marbas

Blueprints Clinical Procedures combines almost 300 color photos with clear, step–by–step instructions for nearly 100 commonly performed procedures.

Whether performing a procedure for the very first time, or polishing your technique, Blueprints Clinical Procedures provides the vital content you need to be accurate and safe. A must–have for all health care professionals who perform procedures and an invaluable resource to use while in school and later in residency.

Contents

Sterile Technique

  • Scrubbing
  • Donning a Surgical Gown
  • Donning Surgical Gloves
  • Final Gown Tie
  • Disrobing

Skin

  1. Skin Biopsy
  2. Suturing
  3. Cyst Removal
  4. Incision and Drainage of Abscesses
  5. Removal of Ingrown Nail

Head and Neck

  1. Ear Wax Removal
  2. Removal of a Foreign Body from Eye — Conjunctival
  3. Removal of a Foreign Body from the Eye — Corneal
  4. Removal of a Foreign Body from the Ear
  5. Removal of a Foreign Body from the Nose
  6. Nasogastric Insertion
  7. Orogastric Insertion
  8. Endotracheal Intubation

Chest and Lungs

  1. Central Lines (Venous Access Devices)
  2. Swan-Ganz (Pulmonary Artery) Catheter Placement
  3. Chest Tube Placement
  4. Thoracentesis
  5. Rapid Reduction of Tension Pneumothorax (Needle Decompresion)

Heart and Peripheral Vasculature

  1. Electrocardiogram
  2. Pericardiocentesis
  3. Stress Testing
  4. Venipuncture
  5. Starting an IV
  6. Aterial Puncture
  7. Arterial Line Placement
  8. Blood Pressure Measurement
  9. Doppler Blood Pressure
  10. Blood Culture
  11. Glucose Monitoring

Abdomen

  1. Paracentesis

Back

  1. Lumbar Puncture
  2. Epidural and Spinal Block

Breast

  1. Breast Biopsy — Fine Needle Aspiration

Female Genitourinary

  1. Pap Smear
  2. Wet Prep
  3. Whiff Test
  4. KOH Slide
  5. Testing for pH
  6. Collection of GC and Chlamydia Cultures
  7. Herpes Culture
  8. Colposcopy
  9. Cryotherapy
  10. Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP)
  11. Urinary Catheter Insertion
  12. Urinalysis
  13. Fecal Occult Blood Test
  14. Contraception

Male Genitourinary

  1. Reduction of Testicular Torsion
  2. Inguinal Hernia Reduction
  3. Foley Catheter Insertion
  4. Collection of GC and Chlamydia Cultures

Musculoskeletal

  1. Arthrocentesis
  2. Shoulder Reduction
  3. Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy

Nerves

  1. Electroencephalogram (EEG)
  2. Electromyography (EMG)
  3. Nerve Condition Studies (NCS)

The Pregnant Patient

  1. Fundal Height Measurement
  2. Doppler Placement for Assessing Fetal Heart Sounds
  3. Amniotic Fluid Fern (Arborization) Test
  4. Internal Fetal Scalp Monitoring
  5. Intrauterine Pressure Catheter (IUPC) Placement

Infants and Children

  1. Giving Injections
  2. Rectal Temperature
  3. Throat Swab
  4. Heelstick
  5. Intraosseous Infusion
  6. Lumbar Puncture in Infants and Small Children
  7. Umbilical Vein Cathetization
  8. Nursemaid's Elbow Reduction
  9. Male Circumcision

How to Interpret
Appendices
Index

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Blueprints Clinical Procedures
Sixth edition
by Laurie L. Marbas

2008 • 227 pages • $44.95 + shipping
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