Compact Clinical Guide to Acute Pain Management

"This book is a comprehensive, very specific, clinical guide for health care providers.

Author: Yvonne M D'Arcy, MS, CRNP, CNS

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826105505

Category: Medical

Page: 344

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"This book is a comprehensive, very specific, clinical guide for health care providers..."--Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing "This well-written and well-organized book is a much needed 'middle ground' resource between oversimplified introductions to pain management and a thick textbook."--Clinical Nurse Specialist "The Compact Clinical Guide to Acute Pain Management provides an excellent overview of the processof pain management for adult patients in any setting."--Critical Care Nurse This book provides much-needed guidelines that are presented in an easy-to-use, systematic format for quick access to core concepts on acute pain management. It is designed to help busy practitioners accurately assess pain in a variety of patient populations, and select patient-appropriate medications and interventions to achieve optimal pain management for adult patients. Intended for use in primary care, internal medicine, and acute- and long-term care settings, this book covers the topics of acute pain assessment, both pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment options, current information from national guidelines, along with regional anesthesia techniques, patient-controlled analgesia, and epidural pain management. Key Features: Offers important new perspective on combination use of pain scales to accurately predict individual pain management needs for more customized and effective management Delivers information on how to treat acute pain in hospitalized patients who also suffer from chronic pain and substance abuse Offers new information on opioid polymorphisms and their surprising effect on pain medication effectiveness Includes a special chapter on managing pain in difficult-to-treat patient populations This is an essential reference for primary care providers in clinics, hospitals, specialty care, and critical care to assess pain in general populations and provide tips for performing pain assessment on patients with acute pain.

Compact Clinical Guide to Critical Care Trauma and Emergency Pain Management

"This is an excellent resource for nurses practicing in critical care units, emergency departments, and trauma units, as well as for midlevel providers who manage these patients.

Author: Yvonne M D'Arcy, MS, CRNP, CNS

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826108081

Category: Medical

Page: 376

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"This is an excellent resource for nurses practicing in critical care units, emergency departments, and trauma units, as well as for midlevel providers who manage these patients.--Doody's Medical Reviews "Compact ClinicalGuide to Critical Care,Trauma, and EmergencyPain Management is aconcise, easy-to-readresource for nurses whowant to reinforce theirfoundational knowledgein this area."--Critical Care Nurse This addition to Springer Publishingís Compact Clinical Guide to Pain Management Series presents evidence-based national guidelines and treatment algorithms for managing pain in patients in the critical care, trauma, and emergency room settings. Such patients often present with co-morbid and complex conditions which often make accurate pain assessment and treatment a challenge. In an easy-to-use, bulleted format, the book provides the most current information on assessing and managing pain in a variety of critical conditions. Both pharmacological management therapies and non-pharmacologic interventions are included along with information about pain assessment screening tools for special populations. Topics covered include the basics of pain physiology in critical, emergency, and operative care patients, assessing pain in the critically ill, medications and advanced pain management techniques useful with this population, and commonly occurring conditions in the various care environments. Also addressed are the management of particularly challenging patients (elderly, obese) and conditions (chronic pain, renal failure, chemically dependent patients, and burn patients). The book contains tables that efficiently summarize information and figures to illustrate key concepts. Pain rating scales and a helpful equi-analgesic conversion table are included in the Appendix. Key Features: Provides evidence-based information on treating pain in critical care, trauma, and emergency room patients for all practice levels Organized for quick access to pertinent clinical information on treatment options and pain types Provides cross-referenced indexing and easy-to-use assessment and screening tools Includes information for treating especially challenging and difficult to manage patient pain scenarios

Compact Clinical Guide to Geriatric Pain Management

This is one of the specialty references to accompany the keystone titles (chronic & acute pain) in a series of pain management references for use by primary care providers (NPs, PAs, CNSs) in clinics, hospitals, palliative care settings and ...

Author: Ann Quinlan-Colwell

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826107305

Category: Medical

Page: 444

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This is one of the specialty references to accompany the keystone titles (chronic & acute pain) in a series of pain management references for use by primary care providers (NPs, PAs, CNSs) in clinics, hospitals, palliative care settings and in specialty care courses and for clinical nurses (RNs) in specialty settings such as critical care. The concise, portable, clinically oriented book provides quick access to needed pain management guidelines presented in a consistent format. It is designed to help guide practitioners assess pain in the geriatric patient population. This book will cover the experience of pain in the elderly, what impact it has on an individual's lifestyle, pain assessment in older patients, medication options for treatment, reconditioning and complementary methods for controlling pain. The bulleted text with highlights and the inclusion of tools for assessment and standardized treatment order sets will provide a wealth of information for the busy practitioner.

Compact Clinical Guide to Infant and Child Pain Management

This book provides a comprehensive review of medications for infants and children as well as nonpharmacological interventions to achieve optimal pain management for young patients undergoing needle-related procedures as well as painful ...

Author: Linda L. Oakes, MSN, RN-BC, CCN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826106188

Category: Medical

Page: 368

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Named a 2013 Doody's Core Title! "I would recommend this great little book for nurses who wish to carry a book with them in their clinical practice. Itís a great addition to the growing list of books addressing pain in pediatrics."--Pediatric Pain Letter "[This book] is a practical guide to pediatric pain assessment and management for the advanced practice nurse and primary caregivers who are interested in caring for patients with pain, but whose care specialty is not pain management. For the nurses whose specialty is pain management, this text provides a quick pediatric reference of our knowledge and tools of our trade. Even though it is a 'compact guide,' this text is well referenced with current key position statements, clinical practice guidelines, and primary references of the latest pediatric pain management research."--Pain Management Nursing Presented in a concise, systematic format, this clinically oriented book provides nurses and physicians quick access to up-to-date information on how to assess and manage pain in infants and children, including adolescents who suffer from acute and chronic pain conditions. This book provides a comprehensive review of medications for infants and children as well as nonpharmacological interventions to achieve optimal pain management for young patients undergoing needle-related procedures as well as painful conditions related to surgery, trauma, cancer, sickle cell disease, and chronic pain. Key Features: Describes the consequences of untreated pain on development of children Summarizes pain assessment tools recommended for verbal and preverbal patients as well as those who are critically or terminally ill Provides general principles and specific dosing recommendations for non-opioids, opioids, and coanalgesics for optimal safety and effective reduction in pain Describes the indications, medications, and ongoing care and monitoring related to the increasing use of epidural and continuous peripheral nerve block infusions for pediatric patients Provides information on how to use age-appropriate strategies for cognitive, cognitive-behavioral, and physical approaches to reduce pain Includes useful resources, such as websites, and other tools, such as pain diaries and patient education information, to support multidisciplinary teams and parents who care for children with acute and chronic pain

Compact Clinical Guide to Cancer Pain Management

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Author: Pamela Stitzlein Davies

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826109736

Category: Medical

Page: 382

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" This concise, comprehensive, evidence-based guide to managing cancer pain will enable nurses on the front lines of pain management to incorporate effective strategies into their daily practice. It is designed to facilitate quick information retrieval. This book focuses on all aspects of cancer pain, including assessment and screening tools, pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment options, current national guidelines for pain management, regional anesthesia techniques, patient-controlled anesthesia, and epidural pain management. It also includes updated information on the effect of opioid polymorphisms, cancer pain emergencies, myofascial pain, chronic pain in cancer survivors, and much more. It serves as an important review for the ONS and HPNA Certification exam. "

Compact Clinical Guide to Geriatric Pain Management

Ann Quinlan-Colwell, PhD, RNC, AHNBC, DAAPM works as Pain Management Clinical Nurse Specialist at New Hanover Regional ... for Nursing Professionals, Compact Clinical Guide to Chronic Pain, and Compact Clinical Guide to Acute Pain.

Author: Patricia Bruckenthal, RN, PhD, APRN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826107312

Category: Medical

Page: 460

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"The care of older adults suffering with pain is a difficult task that calls for understanding as well as compassion. Dr. Quinlan-Colwell has written an excellent book that deals with every facet of the problems that are encountered by caregivers....[This book] provides the reader with valuable knowledge that will diminish suffering and enrich the lives of people confronting new, often frightening, problems." From the Foreword by Ronald Melzack, PhD, FRSC Professor Emeritus McGill University "This is a well-written and concise book....Nurses and other healthcare professionals will certainly find this book a useful resource for understanding and managing geriatric pain."--Clinical Nurse Specialist Older adults can be especially susceptible to the debilitating effects of chronic pain, yet there are often barriers to successfully alleviating pain on the part of elderly patients and the health care professionals who treat them. This comprehensive guide to geriatric pain management provides the most current information available on assessment and treatment of pain in older adults. In a concise, reader-friendly format, the book provides techniques, tips, and tools for assessing pain and examines barriers to appropriate treatment. It addresses the physiological and psychosocial factors underlying the process and occurrence of pain and helps nurses to develop a comprehensive multimodal approach to pain management that includes pharmacological and nonpharmacological interventions. The guide provides detailed coverage of medications commonly used for pain management, including all contraindications and side effects, so that nurses will be able to evaluate the best use of a medication in the context of comorbidities and sensitivities of each individual. Also addressed are chronic illnesses common to the elderly population, palliative and hospice care, treatment of concurrent depression and anxiety, treatment of cognitively impaired elderly, and techniques for assessment and intervention in cases of substance abuse. Key Features: Provides concise yet comprehensive information on assessment and treatment of geriatric pain Includes detailed coverage of a great variety of pain medications, including contraindications and side effects Explores barriers to appropriate treatment Covers chronic diseases of the elderly, palliative and hospice care, depression and anxiety, substance abuse, and treatment of cognitively impaired elderly Written by a highly respected practitioner and educator in geriatric pain management Includes case studies, handy tables, questions for reflection, and references for additional study

Compact Clinical Guide to Chronic Pain Management

Yvonne D'Arcy, MS, CRNP, CNS, is an expert pain management and palliative care nurse practitioner who has received ... CHRONIC PAIN MANAGEMENT An Evidence-Based Approach Compact Clinical Guide to Chronic Pain Management: About the Author.

Author: Yvonne M D'Arcy, MS, CRNP, CNS

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826105483

Category: Medical

Page: 368

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Designated a Doody's Core Title! "This is an excellent resource that is essential for all primary care providers." Score: 100, 5 Stars.--Doody's Medical Reviews "[P]ractitioners who oversee the treatmentof chronic pain in the adult population will likely find thisnew reference an invaluable addition to their bookshelf."--Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing "This book is highly recommended; it will be an indispensable addition to the professional library of every nurse practitioner who manages patients with chronic, persistent pain." Margaret H. Granitto, RN, MSN, CRNP Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies Presented in a clear, systematic format, this clinically oriented book provides nurses and physicians with quick access to much-needed pain management guidelines. With a unique focus on treatment options for patients with chronic persistent pain, this guide provides critical guidance on managing difficult conditions such as fibromyalgia and neuropathic pain. The text expertly assists practitioners in assessing pain in a variety of patient populations and provides professional insight on selecting patient-appropriate medications and interventions to achieve optimal pain management for adult patients. Key Features: Contains the newest guidelines on how to use a combination of pain screening tools to accurately assess the nature, intensity, and occurrence of patient pain Provides information on new medications and combinations of medications to use for chronic pain Presents essential information on safe prescribing and screening tools such as the Opioid Risk Tool (ORT) and screening tools for aberrant behaviors Provides strategies for utilizing nontraditional treatment options such as acupuncture, energy therapies, and psychological and coping strategies

Compact Clinical Guide to Cancer Pain Management

Ms. D'Arcy has significant experience in pain management, having worked as pain service coordinator at Johns Hopkins Oncology Center, pain clinic supervisor and acute pain service coordinator at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, ...

Author: Pamela Stitzlein Davies, MS, ARNP

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826109743

Category: Medical

Page: 400

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Awarded second place in the 2013 AJN Book of the Year Awards in the Palliative Care and Hospice category "This book provides many options for pain management in cancer patients, including pharmacological and nonpharmacological options,...[and] is well organized and easy to navigate." Score: 92, 4 Stars.--Doody's Medical Reviews "Overall, [this book] is a comprehensive and wide-ranging text that, as proclaimed on the cover, is evidence-based and fully referenced. Practitioners and students alike will find it useful, and it deserves a place on the library shelf where people from a wide range of backgrounds can gain access."--International Journal of Palliative Nursing ì[This] text is full of ëclinical pearlsí based on [the authorsí] extensive clinical experience with effective and ineffective pain management interventionsÖThe scope of the content in this text is extremely comprehensiveÖnewer content on the effect of opioid polymorphisms, cancer pain emergencies, myofascial pain, and chronic pain in cancer survivors places this text at the forefront in terms of cutting-edge issues in cancer pain management.î Christine Miaskowski, RN, PhD, FAAN Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs American Cancer Society Clinical Research Professor Sharon A. Lamb Endowed Chair in Symptom Management Research Department of Physiological Nursing University of California, San Francisco, CA From the Foreword Although the prevalence of uncontrolled cancer pain remains unnecessarily high, research has indicated that 90% of cancer patients with pain can be successfully treated with standard therapies. This concise yet extremely comprehensive guide to managing cancer pain will enable nurses on the front lines of pain assessment and management to incorporate effective strategies into their daily practice. It offers quick access to current evidence-based guidelines for busy nurses and nurse practitioners working in all oncology care settings. To facilitate quick information retrieval, the text is designed in a consistently organized, bulleted format with highlighted key information and tools for assessment and standardized treatment. It also serves as an important review for the ONS and HPNA certification exam. This book focuses on all aspects of cancer pain, including assessment and screening tools, pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment options, current national guidelines for pain management, regional anesthesia techniques, patient-controlled anesthesia, and epidural pain management. It also includes updated information on the effect of opioid polymorphisms, cancer pain emergencies, myofascial pain, and chronic pain in cancer survivors. The book covers palliative care and end-of-life pain management, especially for patients who have symptoms that are not managed. Information on chronic pain conditions such as neuropathic pain in cancer and the use of adjuvant medications for pain control are included, along with special treatment options for addiction and substance abuse in the cancer population. The text additionally provides information on managing pain with difficult-to-treat populations. Key Features: Provides current, evidence-based information on all aspects of cancer pain management Includes important new guidelines on using a combination of pain management scales for optimal pain assessment and management Describes interventional techniques for managing severe pain situations Organized for speedy information retrieval

Pain Management in Small Animals

This book also examines current evidence for effective pain management, including how research findings can be translated into everyday practice. Emphasizes the nursing aspects of pain management in small animal practice.

Author: Debbie Doyle (nee Grant)

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780702032530

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It explores the vital role the veterinary nurse plays in achieving pain-free recovery for sick or injured small animals and exotic pets. It provides in-depth coverage of both the physical and psychological effects of pain and focuses on the ethical obligation to maximize quality of life through pain management. This book also examines current evidence for effective pain management, including how research findings can be translated into everyday practice. Emphasizes the nursing aspects of pain management in small animal practice. Covers the entire range of analgesic drugs available, with details on mechanisms of action, contraindications, and complications. Provides guidelines on how to accurately assess pain in animals and gauge the effectiveness of treatment. Complex topics such as physiology, anatomy, and pharmacology are discussed in clear, accessible language with accompanying figures, tables, and charts that clarify key concepts.

Pain Management

This authoritative reference, the Sixth Edition of an internationally acclaimed bestseller, offers the most up-to-date information available on multidisciplinary pain diagnosis, treatment, and management.

Author: Richard S. Weiner

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780849309267

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 1168

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This authoritative reference, the Sixth Edition of an internationally acclaimed bestseller, offers the most up-to-date information available on multidisciplinary pain diagnosis, treatment, and management. Pain Management: A Practical Guide for Clinicians is a compilation of literature written by members of The American Academy of Pain Management, the largest multidisciplinary society of pain management professionals in North America and the largest physician-based pain society in the United States. This unique reference covers both traditional and alternative approaches and discusses the pain of children as well as adult and geriatric patients. It includes approximately 60 new chapters and each chapter is written to allow the reader to read independently topics of interest and thus may be viewed as a self-contained study module. The collection of chapters allows an authoritative self-study on many of the pressing issues faced by pain practitioners. Regardless of your specialty or medical training or whether you are in a large hospital or a small clinic, if you work with patients in need of pain management, this complete reference is for you.

The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures Student Edition

Dansie, E.J. & Turk, D.C. (2013) Assessment of patients with chronic pain. British Journal of Anaesthesia, 111(1), 19–25. D'Arcy, Y. (2011) Compact Clinical Guide to Acute Pain Management: An Evidence-Based Approach. New York: Springer.

Author: Sara Lister

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119532989

Category: Medical

Page: 1152

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The student edition of The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures has been the definitive, market-leading textbook of clinical nursing skills for fifteen years. This internationally best-selling title sets the gold standard for nursing care, providing the procedures, rationale, and guidance required by pre-registration students to deliver clinically effective, patient-focused care with expertise and confidence. With over two-hundred detailed procedures which reflect the skills required to meet The Standards of Proficiency for Registered Nurses (NMC 2019), this comprehensive manual presents the evidence and underlying theory alongside full-colour illustrations and a range of learning activities designed to support student nurses in clinical practice. Loved and trusted by millions, The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures, Student Edition continues to be a truly indispensable textbook for students, and includes coverage of patient assessment and discharge planning, communication, infection prevention and control, perioperative care, wound management, nutrition, diagnostic testing, medicines management, and much more. Learning features in this revised tenth edition include: Learning outcomes – summarise the focus of the information in each chapter Learning in practice – asks you to consider issues within your practice environment Case studies – provide learning around a particular patient scenario Clinical applications – ask you to consider how you would apply your knowledge to a clinical situation Stretch activities – challenge you with more nuanced, advanced issues to reflect upon Many of the features in the book are relevant to trainee nursing associates, especially when used in conjunction with supervision from academic and clinical teachers. A companion website to this title is available at www.royalmarsdenmanual.com/student10e

PeriAnesthesia Nursing Core Curriculum E Book

Ballantyne J: The Massachusetts General Hospital handbook of pain management, Philadelphia, 2005, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. D'Arcy Y: Compact clinical guide to acute pain management: an evidence-based approach for nurses, New York, ...

Author: ASPAN

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323356176

Category: Medical

Page: 1400

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Prepare to succeed on the CPAN® and CAPA® exams with this authoritative guide from ASPAN! PeriAnesthesia Nursing Core Curriculum, 3rd Edition is a comprehensive reference that helps you care for patients before and after anesthesia in all types of settings. There’s no other review like it. Coverage of the full scope of perianesthesia nursing makes it an ideal resource for both in-hospital and ambulatory care. And to keep you current, this edition also describes the newest advances in interventional radiology, robotics, and endoscopy procedures. Written by the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses and edited by respected perianesthesia nurses Lois Schick and Pam Windle, this book will help you develop the skills and expertise you need to excel on your certification exam and in practice. Authoritative ASPAN authors cover the core content necessary to demonstrate competency as a perianesthesia nurse, including ASPAN’s full scope of practice for the CPAN® and CAPA® certifications. Six sections cover required competencies in these key areas of perianesthesia nursing: professional issues, preoperative assessment, patient care across the life span, perianesthesia, body systems, and education and discharge. Easy-to-use outline format provides a quick review of the fundamentals and standards of practice for patient assessment and care. Objectives at the beginning of each chapter help you focus on and learn key content. Numerous boxes, tables, and illustrations highlight important information and make the book a valuable reference. Preoperative Assessment Competencies section addresses all aspects of the complete assessment of the patient and family, including areas such as transcultural nursing and alternative therapies as well as the mentally and physically challenged patient. Life Span Considerations section prepares you for the care of patients of all ages with chapters on pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. Useful appendixes cover the CPAN and CAPA certification programs and provide test-taking strategies, helping you to prepare for and pass your exam. A bibliography at the end of every chapter lists additional research resources. NEW content covers interventional radiology, robotics, endoscopy procedures, and the latest technology as it impacts perianesthesia nurses. NEW! Streamlined chapters provide a more concise book. UPDATED Professional Competencies section includes the latest safety, regulatory, and healthcare policies. UPDATED Education and Discharge Competencies section addresses the changes in ambulatory settings and patient discharges.

Chronic Pain

Clinic-friendly instructional sheets (questionnaires, diaries, and chart documentation tools) can be copied directly from the book and used for both education and the monitoring of therapeutic compliance and response.

Author: Dawn Marcus

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781592598823

Category: Medical

Page: 352

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Patients with chronic pain present a unique set of challenges to the primary care clinician. In Chronic Pain: A Primary Care Guide to Practical Management, leading pain specialist Dawn A. Marcus, MD, offers practical, clear, and succinct evidence-based approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of the myriad of painful conditions clinicians see in their offices every day, such as headache, back pain, arthritis, fibromyalgia, and abdominal pain. Using an engaging case-based approach, the author simplifies the often complex care of patients with chronic pain by providing practical strategies for targeting important symptoms, establishing realistic treatment goals, and efficiently and effectively managing patients. Clinic-friendly instructional sheets (questionnaires, diaries, and chart documentation tools) can be copied directly from the book and used for both education and the monitoring of therapeutic compliance and response. Importantly, Dr. Marcus offers all of these practical applications in the context of the busy office practice. The author also presents invaluable guidelines for prescribing medications and nonmedicative therapies, and provides descriptions, illustrations, and diagnostic criteria to help identify specific, commonly occurring syndromes that produce chronic pain. Additional features include sections on opioid therapy and on chronic pain in special patient groups such as children and adolescents, pregnant women, and geriatrics. Also included is a value-added compact disk containing a companion ebook version of the book for downloading and use in the reader's computer or PDA, and continuing medical education (CME) questions that provide the opportunity to acquire 5 AMA/PRA category 1 CME credits from the American Society of Contemporary Medicine and Surgery. Comprehensive and case-oriented, Chronic Pain: A Primary Care Guide to Practical Management offers busy health care providers a practice-friendly approach to assessing and managing the often complex and time-consuming problems of chronic pain.

BSAVA Guide to Pain Management in Small Animal Practice

The BSAVA Guide to Pain Management in Small Animal Practice is an essential reference guide for use in daily practice by all members of the veterinary team.

Author: Ian Self

Publisher: BSAVA

ISBN: 191044300X

Category: Medical

Page: 216

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The BSAVA Guide to Pain Management in Small Animal Practice is an essential reference guide for use in daily practice by all members of the veterinary team. Presented in an easy-to-read instructional format, this guide is intended to give practitioners practical information on pain management for small animals, including cats and dogs, birds, rabbits and exotic pets, with an emphasis on patient welfare and evidence-based medicine. The early chapters lay the foundations of pain management, including the physiology of pain, acute and chronic pain, pharmacological treatment and physical treatment. The following chapters focus on particular pain scenarios, such as dental pain and cancer pain, using authors’ perspectives and case examples to enhance guidelines.

Feline Anesthesia and Pain Management

The only book offering detailed practical information on anesthesia and pain management in cats, one of the world’s most popular pets World renowned author team Quick reference format with full color illustrations Offers detailed ...

Author: Paulo Steagall

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119167846

Category: Medical

Page: 312

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Feline Anesthesia and Pain Management offers a definitive and practical guide to feline anesthesia and pain management. The only book offering detailed practical information on anesthesia and pain management in cats, one of the world’s most popular petsWorld renowned author teamQuick reference format with full color illustrations Offers detailed practical information on anesthesia and pain management tailored to the unique needs of cats Includes a team of world-renowned authors who are experts in veterinary anesthesia and analgesia Uses a quick reference format that makes the information easy to find and follow Presents full color images to illustrate concepts

Compact Clinical Guide to Mechanical Ventilation

analgesic-first approach, for pain management, 109–110 anaphylaxis, and lung compliance, 6 anatomic dead space, 5, ... for pain management, 111 antagonists, 120 anticholinergics, 122 for asthma, 32 anxiety, 67t and acute respiratory ...

Author: Sandra Goldsworthy, RN, MSc, PhD(c), CNCC(C), CMSN(C)

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826198075

Category: Medical

Page: 176

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"[This book] offers easy-to-use, quick tips that will benefit a great number of nurses. Critical care nurses often need help with ventilator modes and types of usage and this book is a great resource."Score: 96, 4 Stars.--Doody's Medical Reviews The only book written about mechanical ventilation by nurses for nurses, this text fills a void in addressing high-level patient care and management specific to critical care nurses. Designed for use by practicing nurses, nursing students, and nursing educators, it provides a detailed, step-by-step approach to developing expertise in this challenging area of practice. The guide is grounded in evidence-based research and explains complex concepts in a user-friendly format along with useful tips for daily practice. It has been written based on the authors' many years of teaching students at all levels of critical care as well as their experience in mentoring novice and experienced nurses in the critical care arena. Emphasizing the nurse's role in mechanical ventilation, the book offers many features that facilitate in-depth learning. These include bulleted points to simplify complex ideas, learning objectives, key points summarized for speedy reference, learning activities, a case study in each chapter with questions for reflection, clinical "pearls," references for additional study, and a glossary. A digital companion includes cue cards summarizing challenging practice concepts and how-to procedural videos. The book addresses the needs of both adult critical care patients and geriatric critical care patients. A chapter on International Perspectives addresses the similarities and differences in critical care throughout the globe. Also covered are pharmacology protocols for the mechanically ventilated patient. Additionally, the book serves as a valuable resource for nurses preparing for national certification in critical care. Key Features: Written by nurses for nurses Provides theoretical and practical, step-by-step information about mechanical ventilation for practicing nurses, students, and educators Comprises a valuable resources for the orientation of nurses new to critical care Contains chapters on international perspectives in critical care and pharmacology protocols for the mechanically ventilated patient

Core Curriculum for Pain Management Nursing E Book

Clinical experience with capnography monitoring for PCA patients. ... Self-directed learning program: epidural analgesia for acute pain management in adults. ... Compact clinical guide to geriatric pain management. New York: Springer.

Author: ASPMN

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323461979

Category: Medical

Page: 656

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Learn how to successfully work with patients in pain with The Core Curriculum for Pain Management Nursing, 3rd Edition. Written by the American Society for Pain Management Nursing (the primary nursing organization in pain management), this easy-to-read text covers the entire scope of pain management in a very user-friendly outline format. This new edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect the latest standards and scope of practice put forth by the ASPMN. Yet, it still retains its strong nursing focus as it explores the nurse’s role as a patient advocate in pain management and how that role changes from a Registered Nurse to a Clinical Nurse Specialist to a Nurse Practitioner. Both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic methods of pain management are discussed, as is a wide variety of patient subsets beyond the traditional pediatric, adult, and geriatric patient. If you’re looking to pass the ASPMN credentialing exam and work successfully with all types of patients in pain, then this is the perfect text for you! Content written by the ASPMN (American Society for Pain Management Nursing), the primary nursing organization in pain management, ensures the material is authoritative and timely. UNIQUE! Expansive patient coverage addresses not only adults, pediatric and geriatric patients, but also key subsets of patients — such as those who have concomitant addiction, those who have cancer, those who are under sedation for a procedure, and more. Comprehensive coverage discusses important topics — such as the disparities in pain management, gender differences in pain and analgesia, the effect of depression on pain perception and management, the use of research, various theories of pain management, and more — to fully prepare you for your ASPMN credentialing exam and professional practice. UNIQUE! Strong nursing focus thoroughly explores the nurse’s role as a patient advocate in pain management and how that role changes from a Registered Nurse to a Clinical Nurse Specialist to a Nurse Practitioner. Unique outline format makes the text an accessible and easy-to-read reference. NEW! Coverage of both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic pain interventions has been updated to keep you abreast of the latest methods for both types of pain management. NEW! Thoroughly updated information reflects the latest standards and scope of practice as well as the blueprint for the ASPMN credentialing exam. NEW! Additional information on pain management in bariatric patients highlight important considerations that you need to know when caring for this specific patient population. NEW! Added illustrations and figures throughout the text make difficult concepts easier to understand.

Fundamentals of Nursing

Palliative and end-of-life care: Clinicalpractice guidelines (2nd ed.). ... Acute pain management: A practical guide. ... Compact clinicalguide to infant and child pain management: An evidence-based approach for nurses.

Author: Patricia M Nugent

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 9780803641174

Category: Medical

Page: 913

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Here’s all of the crucial coverage you need to succeed in class and confidently prepare for the NCLEX-RN®. From nursing theory, legal and ethical issues, and leadership and management to psychological support, infection control and medication administration—easy-to-follow outlines in every chapter review exactly what you need to know.

Fundamentals of Children s Applied Pathophysiology

Pain: Clinical Manual, 2nd edn. Mosby, St. Louis. ... Development of the World Health Organization guidelines on cancer pain relief and palliative care in children. ... Compact Clinical Guide to Infant and Child Pain Management.

Author: Elizabeth Gormley-Fleming

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119232674

Category: Medical

Page: 416

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Fundamentals of Children’s Applied Pathophysiology introduces nursing and healthcare students to the pathophysiology of the child, and offers an applied full-colour visual approach throughout. Explaining the anatomy of the human body, and the effects of disease or illness on normal physiology, it enables the reader to develop the understanding, knowledge, and skills required to know how to respond and provide safe and effective high-quality care to children and their families. Key features: Written by an experienced author team Filled with superb full-colour illustrations Packed with learning features, including key words, test-your-knowledge, exercises, further reading, and learning outcomes Includes case studies to help readers understand how to apply the knowledge in clinical practice Contains links to clinical observations, vital signs to look out for, investigations boxes, red flags to indicate essential information to be aware of when providing care, and medication alerts Fundamentals of Children's Applied Pathophysiology is an ideal book for pre-registration nursing students, including child and adult nurses, as well as for all healthcare professionals who come into contact with children and their families.