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Principles of phlebotomy and intravenous therapy: Intravenous infusion

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Chapter 48 Principles of phlebotomy and intravenous therapy Intravenous infusion Chapter contents Learning outcomes 358 Definition 359 Indications 359 Equipment 359 Intravenous administration set (‘giving set’) 359 Medical infusion devices 360 Syringe pumps 360 Volumetric pumps 360 Calculating…

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Principles of restricted mobility management: Prevention of venous thromboembolism

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Chapter 54 Principles of restricted mobility management Prevention of venous thromboembolism Chapter contents Learning outcomes 408 Venous thromboembolism 409 Complications of DVT 409 Risk factors 409 Pre-existing factors 409 Obstetric factors 409 New-onset/transient factors 409 Potentially reversible…

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Principles of cardiopulmonary resuscitation: Neonatal resuscitation

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Chapter 56 Principles of cardiopulmonary resuscitation Neonatal resuscitation Chapter contents Learning outcomes 429 Pathophysiology of asphyxia 430 Anticipation 430 Equipment 431 Principles of neonatal resuscitation 431 Assessment of the baby 432 Airway 433 Breathing 434 Circulation 437 Drug therapy 438…

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Principles of intrapartum skills: Perineal repair

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Chapter 34 Principles of intrapartum skills Perineal repair Chapter contents Learning outcomes 267 The pelvic floor 268 Aims of perineal repair 269 Perineal damage 269 To suture or not to suture? 269 Choice of suture…

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Principles of cardiopulmonary resuscitation: Maternal resuscitation

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Chapter 55 Principles of cardiopulmonary resuscitation Maternal resuscitation Chapter contents Learning outcomes 417 Anticipation of collapse 418 Equipment 418 Immediate availability 418 Accessible 418 Initial assessment 419 Assessing responsiveness 419 Calling for help 419 Airway 419 Breathing 420 Circulation 420 Defibrillation 421…

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Principles of drug administration: Injection technique

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Chapter 20 Principles of drug administration Injection technique Chapter contents Learning outcomes 158 Indications 158 Safety considerations 159 Intramuscular injection (I.M.) 159 Choice of site in the adult 159 Recommended sites (adults) 159 Z-track 162 Choice of…

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Principles of hygiene needs: For the baby

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Chapter 13 Principles of hygiene needs For the baby Chapter contents Learning outcomes 103 Newborn skin 103 Skin cleansers/bath additives 105 Baby bathing 106 Keeping the baby warm 106 Security and safety 106 Water temperature 107 Equipment 107…

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Principles of manual handling

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Chapter 50 Principles of manual handling Chapter contents Learning outcomes 373 Anatomy of the spine 374 Considerations for moving and lifting 375 The task 375 The load 375 The working environment 376 The individual 376 Principles of…

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Principles of intrapartum skills: Examination of the placenta

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Chapter 33 Principles of intrapartum skills Examination of the placenta Chapter contents Learning outcomes 260 Appearance and structure 260 Fetal surface of the placenta 261 The umbilical cord 262 The fetal membranes 262 Maternal surface…

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Principles of phlebotomy and intravenous therapy: Intravenous cannulation

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Chapter 47 Principles of phlebotomy and intravenous therapy Intravenous cannulation Chapter contents Learning outcomes 351 Considerations for the childbearing woman 351 Indications 352 Assessment prior to PIC insertion 352 Choice of site 352 Preparation 352 Asepsis…

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