On Call Principles and Protocols
Edition: 5th 2011
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Description: Portable and extremely practical, On Call Principles and Protocols, 5th Edition, by Drs. Marshall and Ruedy, is the bestselling handbook you can trust to guide you quickly and confidently through virtually any on-call situation. This new edition takes you step by step through the most common on-call problems and approaches, giving you up-to-date information and clear protocols on what to do and how to do it quickly, from phone calls to "elevator thoughts" to patients' bedsides. You'll gain speed, skill, and knowledge with every call - from diagnosing a difficult or life-threatening situation to prescribing the right medication. Effectively manage calls in the hospital with coverage of topics such as Approach to Diagnosis and Management of On-Call Problems; Documentation; Assessment and Management of Volume Status; and AIDS, HBV, HCV, Influenza, and the House Officer.Access key information on the most common on-call problems and approaches with consistent, templated coverage of what to do from the initial phone call, "Elevator Thoughts," how to immediately identify major threats to life, and what to do at the bedside.Learn the questions you should ask to assess the urgency of each situation, and master the ideal approach to diagnose and manage patients, communicate with colleagues and families, and avoid common mistakes for every call.Understand the major threats to life you must consider before arriving at bedside.Find information quickly with an easy-to-read format, color highlighting of medications and other critical information, and a unique layout designed for fast reference.Keep this portable guide right where you need it - in your pocket when you're on call.Confidently assess and manage common on-call problems with comprehensive updates throughout this edition.Learn how best to handle life-threatening issues regarding stroke in a brand-new chapter.Quickly access a detailed, updated and expanded formulary of commonly used medications.Be prepared when on call with quick and concise answers to common clinical issues
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List price: $41.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 12/21/2010
Size: 4.50" wide x 7.25" long x 1.00" tall
John Ruedy is Emeritus Professor of History at Georgetown University. He has served most recently as the North Africa editor for the Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa.
|Approach to the Diagnosis and Management of On-Call Problems|
|Documentation of On-Call Problems|
|Assessment and Management of Volume Status|
|AIDS, HBV, HCV, Influenza, and the House Officer|
|Patient -Related Problems: The Common Calls|
|Combativeness: The Out-of-Control Patient|
|Confusion/Decreased Level of Consciousness|
|Decreased Urine Output|
|Fall Out of bed|
|Heart Rate and Rhythm Disorders|
|High Blood Pressure|
|Hypnotics, Laxatives, Analgesics, and Antipyretics|
|Hypotension and Shock|
|Lines, Tubes, and Drains|
|Polyuria, Frequency, and Incontinence|
|Shortness of Breath|
|Skin Rashes and Urticaria|
|Laboratory-Related Problems: The Common Calls|
|Adult Emergency Cardiac Care Algorithms|
|Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Drugs and Electrical Therapy|
|SI Units Conversion table|
|The On-Call Formulary|