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#1
Russell D MacDonald
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2016: Air Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27745052/how-to-manage-a-choking-adult
#2
Elizabeth Simpson
Rationale and key points Choking, or foreign body airway obstruction, is a common, yet treatable, cause of accidental death. This article aims to provide an overview of the skills required when faced with this emergency in adults, including how to recognise this emergency, the immediate management and treatment required, and the necessary aftercare. » Choking usually occurs when a person is eating or drinking. » An obstruction may classified as mild or severe. » For a severe obstruction in a conscious person, it may be necessary to administer back blows and/or abdominal thrusts to remove the obstruction from the airway...
September 14, 2016: Nursing Standard
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27637436/articles-that-may-change-your-practice-reversal-of-direct-oral-anticoagulant-agents
#3
Russell D MacDonald
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2016: Air Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27393752/articles-that-may-change-your-practice-infection-prevention-and%C3%A2-control
#4
Russell D MacDonald, Valerie F Krym
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
July 2016: Air Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27255870/articles-that-may-change-your-practice-video-laryngoscopy
#5
Russell D MacDonald
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 2016: Air Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27191450/how-to-insert-a-nasogastric-tube-and-check-gastric-position-at-the-bedside
#6
Carolyn Best
Rationale and key points A nasogastric tube (NG tube) can be used to aspirate stomach contents or to administer feed, medication or fluid into the stomach. ▶ A blind technique is used to insert the NG tube through the nostril, along the nasopharynx, through the oesophagus and into the stomach. ▶ It is important for nurses to be able to recognise problems that may arise when inserting a NG tube blindly, and to know what actions to take if it is suspected that the distal tip of the NG tube is not sitting in the stomach, or they are unable to identify its location...
May 18, 2016: Nursing Standard
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27021669/articles-that-may-change-your-practice-crew-resource-management
#7
Russell D MacDonald
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 2016: Air Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26959470/how-to-suction-via-a-tracheostomy
#8
Nicola Credland
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 9, 2016: Nursing Standard
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26860175/how-to-perform-an-episiotomy
#9
Mary Steen, Bernie Cummins
RATIONALE AND KEY POINTS: An episiotomy may be necessary to assist some women to give birth. An episiotomy is a surgical incision intentionally made to increase the diameter of the vulval outlet to enable childbirth. ▶ Midwives and doctors should use their clinical judgement and skills to assess when to perform an episiotomy. ▶ An episiotomy should not be performed routinely; its use should be restricted to certain indications. ▶ Adequate pain relief should be provided before performing an episiotomy...
February 10, 2016: Nursing Standard
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26856655/articles-that-may-change-your-practice-fatigue-health-and-well-being
#10
REVIEW
Russell D MacDonald
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2016: Air Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26790493/the-preparation-practice-gap-an-integrative-literature-review
#11
Kirsten A Hickerson, Laura A Taylor, Mary F Terhaar
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this integrative literature review was to evaluate and synthesize the evidence regarding the existence, extent, and significance of a preparation-practice gap-namely, the deficits in knowledge and skills that novice nurses may demonstrate on entry into the clinical setting and the identified best practices to narrow this gap. METHOD: An integrative literature review was performed. RESULTS: A final set of 50 articles were included in the review...
January 2016: Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26786460/how-to-measure-blood-pressure-manually
#12
Melanie Rushton, Joyce Smith
Rationale and key points This article aims to help nurses to measure blood pressure (BP) manually using an aneroid sphygmomanometer. ▶ BP measurement is an essential clinical skill, and nurses must be competent in performing this procedure and taking accurate readings. ▶ Nurses should be aware of manual BP measurement techniques and understand the patient and environmental factors that may result in inaccurate readings that could compromise patient care. ▶ Nurses should regularly undertake manual BP measurement to ensure they remain competent to perform the procedure...
January 20, 2016: Nursing Standard
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26639732/evidence-based-medicine-training-kazakhstan-experience
#13
G Kamalbekova, M Kalieva
BACKGROUND: Understanding principles of evidence-based medicine is of vital importance for improving quality of care, promoting public health and health system development. Understanding principles of evidence-based medicine allows using the most powerful information source, which have ever existed in medicine. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effectiveness of teaching Evidence-Based Medicine, including long-term outcomes of training. METHODS: The study was conducted at the Medical University of Astana, where the Scientific and Educational Center of Evidence-Based Medicine was established in 2010 with the help of the corresponding project of the World Bank...
2015: International Journal of Risk & Safety in Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26611215/articles-that-may-change-your-practice-prehospital-blood-products
#14
REVIEW
Russell D MacDonald
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2015: Air Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26355136/clinician-and-staff-perspectives-on-participating-in-practice-based-research-pbr-a-report-from-the-wisconsin-research-and-education-network-wren
#15
MULTICENTER STUDY
Amanda E Hoffmann, Erin K Leege, Mary Beth Plane, Katherine A Judge, Amy L Irwin, Regina M Vidaver, David L Hahn
BACKGROUND: The success of practice-based research (PBR) depends on the willingness of clinicians and staff to incorporate meaningful and useful research protocols into already demanding clinic schedules. The impact of participation on those who implement multiple projects and how to address the issues that arise during this complex process remain incompletely described. This article reports a qualitative evaluation of the experiences of primary care clinicians and clinic staff who participated in multiple PBR projects with the Wisconsin Research and Education Network (WREN)...
September 2015: Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine: JABFM
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26354298/articles-that-may-change-your-practice-intubation-and-ventilation
#16
REVIEW
Russell D MacDonald, Marietjie Slabbert
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2015: Air Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26206540/articles-that-may-change-your-practice-tranexamic-acid
#17
REVIEW
Russell D MacDonald, Maxwell Osei-Ampofo
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
July 2015: Air Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25934237/articles-that-may-change-your-practice-the-benefits-of-helicopter-emergency-medical-services-in-trauma
#18
REVIEW
Russell D MacDonald, Maxwell Osei-Ampofo
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 2015: Air Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25856412/acr-dir-a-user-s-guide-for-cardiothoracic-radiologists-part-2-how-to-interpret-your-dir-report
#19
REVIEW
Venkatesh A Murugan, Mythreyi B Chatfield, Madan Rehani, Mannudeep K Kalra
In the initial installment of this 3-part article, we reviewed the role and logistics of the American College of Radiology (ACR) Dose Index Registry (DIR). In this second installment, we review the essential components of ACR DIR and describe how users can interpret their biannual dose reports by benchmarking them against regional or national levels. Understanding these reports can help participating institutions to identify specific protocols or practices that may benefit from changes in order to minimize patient dose while maintaining diagnostic quality examinations...
November 2015: Journal of Thoracic Imaging
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25816427/best-practice-at-your-fingertips-the-wishes-school-nurse-procedure-website
#20
Teresa A DuChateau, Sarah Beversdorf, Marie Wolff
School nurses are responsible for providing and supervising school nursing services for children with complex health concerns. Given that school nurses frequently practice in isolation and may have limited access to clinical practice changes, they can benefit from up-to-date, evidence-based resources. Additionally, the resources must account for the fact that the nursing procedures will be performed in the unique setting of a school building and, in many cases, will be performed by school personnel who have limited formal education in health care...
May 2015: NASN School Nurse
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