Case Studies of Near Misses in Clinical Anesthesia

All anesthesiologists finally face the phobia of a “near miss,” while a patient’s existence has been positioned at risk.  studying from the event is essential to professionalism and the continuing improvement of workmanship. Drawing on forty-plus years of perform in significant metropolitan hospitals within the usa, Norway, and South Africa, John Brock-Utne, MD provides eighty rigorously chosen instances that supply the root for classes and how one can hinder strength catastrophe.  The circumstances emphasize problem-centered studying and span a large diversity of topics―from a virus of working room an infection (could or not it's the anesthesia equipment?),  complications of fiberoptic intubations,  and issues of epidural drug pumps, to appearing an pressing tracheostomy for the 1st time, operating with an competitive medical professional, and what to do whilst a sufferer falls off  the working desk in the course of surgery.  80 true-story scientific “near misses” by no means sooner than released, perfect for problem-centered studying, suggestions, references, and discussions accompany such a lot instances, wealthy foundation for instructing discussions either in or out of the working room, settings comprise subtle in addition to rudimentary anesthetic environments, enhances the author’s different case publication, Clinical Anesthesia: close to Misses and classes Learned (Springer, 2008).

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Improvised Medicine: Providing Care in Extreme Environments

Deliver caliber healthcare within the so much not easy box conditions

"Dr Iserson has given us a so much impressive publication. Many readers might be accustomed to David Werner's lay healthworker ebook, Where there's no Doctor; this new quantity should be titled Where there's a Doctor–But No Stuff. Drawing from his adventure supplying care in foreign, desert, and catastrophe settings, he has compiled a magnificent choice of bare-bones gear and work-around concepts to supply the very best care in resource-poor settings. whereas proposing many inventive examples, the aim of the publication isn't really to provide an exhaustive record of strategies to lacking source demanding situations yet to motivate creativity in readers who might locate themselves wanting to improvise." -- Family Medicine

Full of useful scientific pearls and confirmed innovations, this indispensible consultant indicates you ways to function outdoors your convenience quarter and devise powerful therapy options whilst the normal instruments (medications, apparatus, and employees) are unavailable―or should you have to supply care outdoors of your strong point. Improvised Medicine is a needs to for somebody who plans to paintings in international, catastrophe, or different resource-poor settings.

FEATURES:

  • Simple-to-follow instructions, diagrams, and illustrations describe useful recommendations and the improvised gear essential to supply caliber care in the course of crises.
  • Contains improvisations in anesthesia and airway administration, dentistry, gynecology/obstetrics, infectious disease/laboratory prognosis, inner medication, otolaryngology, pediatrics and malnutrition, orthopedics, psychiatry, and surgical procedure.
  • Also comprises simple catastrophe communique options, post-disaster forensics, a version clinic catastrophe plan, and leading edge patient-transport methods.

LEARN HOW TO:

  • Make an endotracheal tube in seconds
  • Perform digital-oral and blind-nasotracheal intubations
  • Make plaster bandages for splints/casts
  • Give open-drop ether, ketamine drips, and halothane
  • Use subcutaneous/intraperitoneal rehydration/transfusion
  • Make ORS and conventional foodstuff formulation
  • Clean, disinfect, and sterilize gear for reuse
  • Warm blood devices in seconds inexpensively
  • Take/view stereoscopic x-rays with typical apparatus
  • Quickly and simply cease postpartum hemorrhage
  • Fashion surgical apparatus from universal goods
  • Evacuate sufferers simply for high-rise hospitals
  • Make esophageal and precordial stethoscopes
  • Quickly improvise a saline lock
  • Make ECG electrode/defibrillator pads and ultrasound gel

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To Die Well: Your Right to Comfort, Calm, and Choice in the Last Days of Life

Knowing our rights to refuse therapy, and how you can convey loss of life prior if soreness or misery can't be alleviated, will spare us the scary helplessness that may rob our final days of that means and private connection. Drs. Wanzer and Glenmullen make clear what sufferers may still insist in their medical professionals, together with the proper to adequate ache medicine whether it shortens lifestyles. everybody wishes their clever and comforting advice.

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Greenspan's Basic and Clinical Endocrinology, Ninth Edition (LANGE Clinical Medicine)

The well known one-stop advisor to the full box of medical endocrinology and its clinical underpinnings – now in complete color

270+ full-color images and illustrations!

A Doody's middle identify for 2015!

4 megastar DOODY'S REVIEW!
"This is a wonderful assessment of the fundamental body structure and medical elements of endocrinology for trainees. the dimensions of the e-book and the well-written textual content, supported by way of visible aids, make this a handy booklet to learn and strengthen a starting beginning in endocrinology."--Doody's evaluation Service

Greenspan’s easy & medical Endocrinology, 9e can provide a succinct, modern evaluate of the underlying molecular biology of the endocrine method and the newest views at the prognosis and therapy of particular illnesses and problems. that includes an improved layout that incorporates hundreds of thousands of full-color illustrations and medical images, Greenspan’s is a real must-have in the course of conventional or built-in classes in endocrinology, endocrinology rotation, or for examination prep in inner drugs and endocrinology.

Greenspan’s offers clinically appropriate insurance of metabolic bone ailment, pancreatic hormones and diabetes mellitus, hypoglycemia, weight problems, geriatric endocrinology, and plenty of different illnesses and problems. assisting this crucial fabric is a convenient appendix of ordinary hormone reference ranges.

Features

  • Concise, balanced insurance of either clinical and scientific principles
  • The top resource for present thoughts in endocrine pathophysiology to assist scientific selection making
  • Important new methods to the scientific administration of endocrine issues, together with healing recommendations
  • The such a lot useful, present insights into diagnostic testing
  • More than 270 full-color illustrations and scientific photographs

 

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Biopsy Diagnosis of Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral nerve research is a difficult job for pathologists, given the appearance of recent diagnoses and methods of research and the influence of molecular genetics. This e-book provides an easy, logical procedure for developing a differential prognosis in accordance with pathology and medical presentation. It additionally presents suggestion at the number of ancillary molecular, immunohistochemical and genetic strategies to set up a definitive analysis. transparent, authoritative assistance is accessible on prognosis of the complete diversity of neuropathies by using a wealth of top quality colour photomicrographs and electron micrographs. The pathologist will profit vastly from the id of various artifacts and common constructions sometimes encountered in nerve biopsies that have to be exotic from particular pathologic changes. This effortless, functional textual content should be a useful relief in attaining the main particular analysis attainable.

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Renewing the Stuff of Life: Stem Cells, Ethics, and Public Policy

By Cynthia B. Cohen

Stem telephone remedy is ushering in a brand new period of medication within which we can fix human organs and tissue at their so much basic point- that of the telephone. the ability of stem cells to regenerate cells of particular forms, similar to center, liver, and muscle, is exclusive and amazing. In 1998 researchers discovered the best way to isolate and tradition embryonic stem cells, that are in simple terms available in the course of the destruction of human embryos. a moral debate has raged considering that then in regards to the ethics of this learn, often pitting pro-life advocates vs. those that see the nice promise of curing a few of humanity's such a lot continual diseases.

In this e-book Cynthia Cohen has the same opinion that we have to paintings towards a consensus at the factor of ways we deal with the embryo. yet extra commonly she claims that we have to rework and extend the moral and coverage debates on stem cells (adult and embryonic). this significant and much-needed booklet is either a primer and a method during which to appreciate the consequences of this study. Cohen starts off by means of introducing readers to the fundamental technological know-how of stem mobilephone study, and the center moral questions surrounding the embryo. She then expands the scope of the talk, the ethical questions that may crop up down the road, resembling e.g. using healing cloning to beat the body's immune resistance to stem cells; the ethics of utilizing animals to check stem cells; the best way to disentangle federal and country felony and regulatory rules in pursuit of a coherent nationwide coverage; and the way to advance an ethics of stem mobile learn that would accommodate new suggestions and controversies that we won't even foresee now. Her ultimate bankruptcy develops a concrete plan for an oversight method for this research.

This is the 1st single-author e-book that addresses the numerous large moral and felony concerns regarding stem cells, and it may be of significant curiosity to bioethicists, researchers, clinicians, philosophers, theologians, attorneys, coverage makers, and basic readers.

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Everything First Aid Book: How to Handle Falls and Breaks, Choking, Cuts and Scrapes, Insect Bites and Rashes, Burns, Poisoning, and When to Call 911 (Everything Series)

By Nadine Saubers

Would you recognize what to do if . . .
Your baby will get a nosebleed?
An older individual suffers a stroke?
an individual slips and falls on your home?

Doing the appropriate factor in emergencies, huge or small, could make all of the distinction. From minor cuts and scrapes to burns and damaged bones The every thing First reduction Book may also help you to: * practice easy CPR * prepare a good first-aid equipment * come to a decision if it's an emergency and if you would like to name 911 * Make and safe a splint * care for poisoning and choking * layout a house emergency plan * deal with electric accidents, allergy symptoms, and extra choked with step by step directions and a convenient tear-out emergency touch checklist, this worthy guide will make sure that you'll by no means panic in a second of problem back!

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The E-Myth Physician: Why Most Medical Practices Don't Work and What to Do About It

By Michael E. Gerber

Michael E. Gerber, bestselling writer of The E-Myth Revisited stocks his strong insights to steer self sustaining physicians to winning practices and enriched lives.

Michael Gerber has committed a lot of his expert lifestyles to the research of entrepreneurship and enterprise dynamics. His E-Myth Academy is renown within the entrepreneurial global for its enterprise perception and advice in addition to its inspirational advice.

In the E-Myth Physician, bestselling writer Gerber returns to his roots so one can offer vital recommendation to medical professionals who personal and run their very own practices. Gerber presents very good enterprise insights into issues equivalent to streamlining platforms, powerful small-business administration practices, fit sufferer family members and coping with money circulate, all with the aim of liberating physicians from the day-by-day grind of operating a company and major them to a happier and extra efficient lifestyles whereas doing the activity they love - practicing medicine.

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Emergency Medicine: Avoiding the Pitfalls and Improving the Outcomes

Emergency Medicine is a new publication concentrating on the typical pitfalls and errors that may take place while facing high-risk stipulations in the course of typical scientific perform. Concise chapters specialize in medical relevance, addressing the blunders, the results and the data essential to stay away from high-risk blunders. a necessary e-book for all employees facing emergencies.

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Diagnostic Pathology: Hepatobiliary and Pancreas, 2e

The most modern version of Diagnostic Pathology: Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic has been thoroughly up-to-date, boasting new textual content, pictures, and terminology to maintain you present with the newest wisdom within the box. Designed for either training pathologists and pathologists in education, it boasts a concise, geared up layout and various top quality photos that can assist you quickly deal with daily challenges.

  • New classification/terminology
  • for biliary and pancreatic noninvasive intraductal tubular and papillary lesions

  • Updates of editions, immunohistochemical diagnoses, diagnostic standards, and novel molecular points for hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Updates of molecular and immunohistochemical category of a number of entities, together with hepatic adenomas
  • New grading scheme/terminology for pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
  • Immunohistochemical prognosis of focal nodular hyperplasia
  • Templated web page format, bulleted text, and a beneficiant variety of high-quality images for point-of-care medical reference
  • Expert seek advice publication model integrated, which lets you seek all the textual content, figures, and references from the ebook on a number of devices

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