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Essential clinical procedures [electronic resource]

  • Dehn, Richard W. , Asprey, David P.
  • Elsevier
  • 2020
Essential clinical procedures [electronic resource]

Table of Content

1. Anoscopy
2. Arterial Puncture
3. Blood Pressure Measurement
4. Casting and Splinting
5. Cryosurgery
6. Dermatologic Procedures
7. Draining/Evacuation of Subungual Hematomas
8. Endometrial Biopsy
9. Endotracheal Intubation
10. Epistaxis and Nasal Foreign Body Removal
11. Foot Examination of the Patient With Diabetes
12. Incision and Drainage of an Abscess
13. Injections
14. Inserting Intravenous Catheters
15. Joint and Bursal Aspiration
16. Local Anesthesia
17. Lumbar Puncture
18. Nasogastric Tube Placement
19. Obtaining Blood Cultures
20. Office Pulmonary Function Testing
21. Introduction to Point-of-Care Ultrasonography (POCUS)
22. Procedural Sedation
23. Recording an Electrocardiogram
24. Reduction of the Shoulder/Finger Subluxations
25. Removal of Cerumen and Foreign Bodies From the Ear
26. Ring Removal
27. The Pelvic Examination and Obtaining a Routine Papanicolaou Smear
28. Trauma-Oriented Ocular Examination, Corneal Abrasion, and Ocular Foreign Body Removal
29. Treating Ingrown Toenails
30. Urinary Bladder Catheterization
31. Venipuncture
32. Wound Closure
33. Wound Dressing Techniques
34. Informed Consent
35. Standard Precautions
36. Sterile Technique
37. Patient Education Concepts
38. Outpatient Coding for Medical Services
39. Procedural Notes and Documentation
40. Giving Sad and Bad News