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The Resource ABC of transfer and retrieval medicine, edited by Adam Low, Jonathan Hulme

ABC of transfer and retrieval medicine, edited by Adam Low, Jonathan Hulme

Label
ABC of transfer and retrieval medicine
Title
ABC of transfer and retrieval medicine
Statement of responsibility
edited by Adam Low, Jonathan Hulme
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
ABC of Transfer and Retrieval Medicine provides the key information required to help health care professionals involved in the movement of critically ill patients to do so safely, correctly and with confidence. Beginning with the practical and clinical considerations to be taken into account during patient transfer and an overview of transfer equipment, it then addresses pharmacological aspects of patient transfer, the roles and responsibilities of the transfer team, and the requirements of neonatal, paediatric and specialist transfers. Mapped against the syllabus for the Diploma of Retrieval a
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
616.02/8
Index
index present
LC call number
RT87.T72
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
WX 218
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1982-
  • 1974-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Low, Adam
  • Hulme, Jonathan
Series statement
ABC series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Transport of sick and wounded
  • Critical care medicine
  • Critical Care
  • Transportation of Patients
  • Monitoring, Physiologic
  • Patient Care Team
  • Patient Transfer
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • Critical care medicine
  • Transport of sick and wounded
Label
ABC of transfer and retrieval medicine, edited by Adam Low, Jonathan Hulme
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Preface; List of Abbreviations; Chapter 1 Introduction; Further reading; Section 1 Physiology of Transfer Medicine; Chapter 2 Acceleration, Deceleration and Vibration; Introduction; Acceleration; Limiting the effects of acceleration; Vibration; Further reading; Chapter 3 Environmental Exposure and Noise; Introduction; Equipment; Noise; Spatial disorientation; Harsh environmental conditions; Weather; Further reading; Chapter 4 Altitude Physiology; Introduction; The atmosphere; Decompression; Decompression sickness
  • Air transport at low altitudeFurther reading; Section 2 Clinical Considerations; Chapter 5 Resuscitation and Stabilisation; Introduction; Handover; Planning ahead; Human factors; Limiting resuscitation; Further reading; Chapter 6 Patient Packaging and Nursing Care; Introduction; Nursing care; Air transfers; Further reading; Chapter 7 Mode of Transport; Introduction; Ground transport; Air transport; Other modes of transport; Summary; Further reading; Chapter 8 International Repatriations; Introduction; Definition; Selecting the mode of transport; Repatriation on commercial airline
  • Repatriation by air ambulanceGround transport; Immigration and other formalities; Professional standards; Arranging international repatriation; Further reading; Chapter 9 Critical Incidents; Introduction; Physiological deteriorations (Table 9.1); Primary equipment failure (Table 9.2); Road traffic collision; Prevention; Debriefing and incident reporting; Conclusion; Further reading; Section 3 Transfer Equipment; Chapter 10 Electrical Supply and Batteries; Introduction; Internal rechargeable batteries; External power supply; Power supply on board; Monitor/defibrillator units; Ventilators
  • Further readingChapter 11 Transport Ventilators and Medical Gas Supply; Introduction; Types of portable ventilator; Relevant physics; Medical gases in practice; Further reading; Chapter 12 Monitoring; Equipment; How and when to monitor patients; Specific issues with monitoring in the transfer and retrieval environment; Further reading; Chapter 13 Drug Delivery; Introduction; Oxygen and inhaled delivery devices; Intravenous delivery; Drug administration; Further reading; Chapter 14 Near Patient Testing and Imaging; Introduction; POCT devices; Non-blood-based tests; Future developments; Imaging
  • Further readingChapter 15 Haemorrhage Control and Splinting; Temperature control; Minimising movement; External haemorrhage control; Splinting; Fluid resuscitation and permissive hypotension; Blood and clotting agents; Further reading; Chapter 16 Stretchers, Incubators and Vacuum Mattresses; Stretchers utilised in transfer; Mattresses; Scoops; Vacuum mattress and splints; Incubators; Further reading; Chapter 17 Personal Protective Equipment; Introduction; Legislation; Identifying risks; Managing risks; PPE; Use, storage and checking of PPE; Conclusion; Further reading
Control code
880929945
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118719633
Lccn
2014021560
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
f4169d19-43a5-4c50-9bc3-30b2f8682419
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)880929945
Label
ABC of transfer and retrieval medicine, edited by Adam Low, Jonathan Hulme
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Preface; List of Abbreviations; Chapter 1 Introduction; Further reading; Section 1 Physiology of Transfer Medicine; Chapter 2 Acceleration, Deceleration and Vibration; Introduction; Acceleration; Limiting the effects of acceleration; Vibration; Further reading; Chapter 3 Environmental Exposure and Noise; Introduction; Equipment; Noise; Spatial disorientation; Harsh environmental conditions; Weather; Further reading; Chapter 4 Altitude Physiology; Introduction; The atmosphere; Decompression; Decompression sickness
  • Air transport at low altitudeFurther reading; Section 2 Clinical Considerations; Chapter 5 Resuscitation and Stabilisation; Introduction; Handover; Planning ahead; Human factors; Limiting resuscitation; Further reading; Chapter 6 Patient Packaging and Nursing Care; Introduction; Nursing care; Air transfers; Further reading; Chapter 7 Mode of Transport; Introduction; Ground transport; Air transport; Other modes of transport; Summary; Further reading; Chapter 8 International Repatriations; Introduction; Definition; Selecting the mode of transport; Repatriation on commercial airline
  • Repatriation by air ambulanceGround transport; Immigration and other formalities; Professional standards; Arranging international repatriation; Further reading; Chapter 9 Critical Incidents; Introduction; Physiological deteriorations (Table 9.1); Primary equipment failure (Table 9.2); Road traffic collision; Prevention; Debriefing and incident reporting; Conclusion; Further reading; Section 3 Transfer Equipment; Chapter 10 Electrical Supply and Batteries; Introduction; Internal rechargeable batteries; External power supply; Power supply on board; Monitor/defibrillator units; Ventilators
  • Further readingChapter 11 Transport Ventilators and Medical Gas Supply; Introduction; Types of portable ventilator; Relevant physics; Medical gases in practice; Further reading; Chapter 12 Monitoring; Equipment; How and when to monitor patients; Specific issues with monitoring in the transfer and retrieval environment; Further reading; Chapter 13 Drug Delivery; Introduction; Oxygen and inhaled delivery devices; Intravenous delivery; Drug administration; Further reading; Chapter 14 Near Patient Testing and Imaging; Introduction; POCT devices; Non-blood-based tests; Future developments; Imaging
  • Further readingChapter 15 Haemorrhage Control and Splinting; Temperature control; Minimising movement; External haemorrhage control; Splinting; Fluid resuscitation and permissive hypotension; Blood and clotting agents; Further reading; Chapter 16 Stretchers, Incubators and Vacuum Mattresses; Stretchers utilised in transfer; Mattresses; Scoops; Vacuum mattress and splints; Incubators; Further reading; Chapter 17 Personal Protective Equipment; Introduction; Legislation; Identifying risks; Managing risks; PPE; Use, storage and checking of PPE; Conclusion; Further reading
Control code
880929945
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118719633
Lccn
2014021560
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
f4169d19-43a5-4c50-9bc3-30b2f8682419
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)880929945

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