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Emergency department case management : the compendium of best practice

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat26463
Kathleen Walsh, Karen Zander, authors ; contributors, Christina Boyd ... [et al.]. (2nd ed.) --Danvers, MA: HCPro , c2014.
Call Number
WX 162 W223 2014
Location
Halifax Infirmary
From defining goals, clarifying roles, and understanding the necessary knowledge and skills required, Emergency Department Case Management: The Compendium of Best Practices, Second Edition will ensure that ED case management staff have a solid and sustainable foundation in place. After exploring models and reviewing emergency department infrastructure, this compendium will help readers outline key partnerships, present multiple options for case finding, tackle observation status accurately, ad…
Call Number
WX 162 W223 2014
Author
Walsh, Kathleen
Other Authors
Zander, Karen
Responsibility
Kathleen Walsh, Karen Zander, authors ; contributors, Christina Boyd ... [et al.]
Edition
2nd ed.
Place of Publication
Danvers, MA
Publisher
HCPro
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
208 p.
ISBN
9781615693801
Subjects (MeSH)
Case Management
Emergency Service, Hospital
Patient Care Planning - organization & administration
Program Development - methods
Notes
Preceded by Emergency department case management / [edited by] Kathleen Walsh, Karen Zander, 2007.
Abstract
From defining goals, clarifying roles, and understanding the necessary knowledge and skills required, Emergency Department Case Management: The Compendium of Best Practices, Second Edition will ensure that ED case management staff have a solid and sustainable foundation in place. After exploring models and reviewing emergency department infrastructure, this compendium will help readers outline key partnerships, present multiple options for case finding, tackle observation status accurately, address quality and evaluation issues, and identify ways ED RN case managers and social workers coordinate care for complex cases, such as pediatric, psychiatric, homeless, and uninsured populations. In addition to many new tools, this book is also packed with more than 20 detailed spotlights and case studies discussing ED case management strategies, best practices, and experiences of ED professionals from across the country.
Contents
Chapter 1: ED Case Management: The Heart of Access and Hub of the Community -- Chapter 2: Strategies for Creating a Successful ED CM Program -- Chapter 3: Quality and EDs -- Chapter 4: CM for Short Stay/Observation Patients -- Chapter 5: Case-Managing Challenging ED Patients in General EDs -- Chapter 6: Special EDs for Special Populations -- Appendix A: EMTALA: The Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act -- Appendix B: ED Case Manager Competencies and Guidelines for Use -- Appendix C: What Every Inpatient and Family Should Receive From CM and Social Work Services -- Appendix D: CM and MSW Caseloads by CMI and Payer Framework to Plan, Evaluate, and Benchmark Staffing -- Appendix E: Patient Progress Record: Care Coordination Assessment -- Appendix F: CM Initial Assessment for Discharge Planning Appendix G: ED References.
Format
Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Copies
1
Loan Period
3 weeks
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Intubating the Critically Ill Patient : A Step-by-Step Guide for Success in the ED and ICU

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat46426
Rachel Garvin, editor. --Cham: Springer , c2021.
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Access
NEW Springer 2021
Location
Online
Intubating critically ill patients is a process that requires a well-thought-out, step-by-step plan, specific to each patient. This book teaches the steps necessary to predict, prepare, perform, and provide pre and post-intubation care. The focus of the book is not on how to intubate, but rather all the steps leading up to and after the tube goes in. From the EMS stretcher to the ICU bed, this book has easily accessible, practical information for these tenuous patients, and answers the who, wha…
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Other Authors
Garvin, Rachel
Responsibility
Rachel Garvin, editor
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2021
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 133 p.) : 7 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030568139
9783030568122 (Print ed.)
9783030568146 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Airway Management
Critical Care - methods
Emergency Medicine - methods
Intensive Care Units
Intubation, Intratracheal
Specialty
Critical Care
Emergency Medicine
Abstract
Intubating critically ill patients is a process that requires a well-thought-out, step-by-step plan, specific to each patient. This book teaches the steps necessary to predict, prepare, perform, and provide pre and post-intubation care. The focus of the book is not on how to intubate, but rather all the steps leading up to and after the tube goes in. From the EMS stretcher to the ICU bed, this book has easily accessible, practical information for these tenuous patients, and answers the who, what, where, when and how of airway management. Included are specific chapters on special patient populations outlining the process of intubating patients with neurologic injury, cardiovascular compromise, sepsis, trauma and those with obesity Intubating the Critically Ill Patient: A Step-by-Step Guide for Success in the ED and ICU is an essential resource for physicians, medical students, and allied health professionals in emergency medicine and intensive care settings.
Contents
1. Who Needs Intubation? -- 2. When to Pull the Trigger? -- 3. Preparing Yourself for Intubation -- 4. Preparing the Patient -- 5. Preparing Your Team -- 6. The RSI Potpourri -- 7. Should you RSI? -- 8. Now the Tube Is In: Post-Intubation Sedation -- 9. The Cardiac Patient -- 10. The Obese Patient -- 11. Intubating the Neurologically Injured Patient -- 12. Intubating the Septic Patient: Avoiding the Crash and Burn.
Access
NEW Springer 2021
Format
e-Book
Location
Online
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