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Long-term oxygen therapy : new insights and perspectives

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Roberto Walter Dal Negro, Richard Hodder, editors ; forewords by Marc Miravitlles and Dario Olivieri. --Milan: Springer , c2012.
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Long-term oxygen therapy (LTOT) usually represents the final step in the management of severe chronic respiratory diseases: a large proportion of patients suffering from these conditions is involved and the corresponding impact for the Health Institutions and the Society is dramatically increasing. Although LTOT is well known and widely used since long ago in most modern countries, it still represents a challenging topic due to the huge amount of variables which can affect both its efficacy and…
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Dal Negro, Roberto Walter
Hodder, Richard
Responsibility
Roberto Walter Dal Negro, Richard Hodder, editors ; forewords by Marc Miravitlles and Dario Olivieri
Place of Publication
Milan
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (xv, 235 p.)
ISBN
9788847025806
Subjects (MeSH)
Anoxia - therapy
Long-Term Care
Oxygen Inhalation Therapy
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive - therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency medicine
Internal medicine
Pneumology
Abstract
Long-term oxygen therapy (LTOT) usually represents the final step in the management of severe chronic respiratory diseases: a large proportion of patients suffering from these conditions is involved and the corresponding impact for the Health Institutions and the Society is dramatically increasing. Although LTOT is well known and widely used since long ago in most modern countries, it still represents a challenging topic due to the huge amount of variables which can affect both its efficacy and effectiveness. Unfortunately, patients, doctors, care-givers, together with health institutions and political decision makers frequently have different visions on LTOT, thus highly contributing to obtain uneven results and changing outcomes. The focus of this volume is on new insights and novel perspectives of LTOT. Starting from consolidated experiences, it's aim is also to emphasize the strategic value of developing technologies and innovative organizational models uniquely to find out even more opportunities and advantages for the management of chronic respiratory patients needing long-term oxygen treatment.
Contents
The patient candidate for LTOT -- The multidimensional evaluation of patients -- The cooperating roles -- Models for LTOT Management -- The outcomes -- Index.
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e-Book
Location
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Professional practice in paramedic, emergency and urgent care

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edited by Val Nixon. --Chichester, West Sussex, UK: Wiley Blackwell , c2013.
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WX 215 P964p 2013
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Professional Practice in Paramedic, Emergency and Urgent Care explores a range of contemporary relevant topics fundamental to professional practice. Written for both pre- and post-registration paramedic students, it is also ideal for existing practitioners looking to develop their CPD skills as well as nursing and other health professionals working in emergency and urgent care settings. Each chapter includes examples, practical exercises and clinical scenarios, helping the reader relate theory…
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WX 215 P964p 2013
Other Authors
Nixon, Val
Responsibility
edited by Val Nixon
Alternate Title
Professional practice in paramedic, emergency & urgent care
Place of Publication
Chichester, West Sussex, UK
Publisher
Wiley Blackwell
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
228 p.
ISBN
9780470656150
Subjects (MeSH)
Allied Health Personnel
Ambulatory Care
Clinical Competence
Emergency Medical Services
Great Britain
Nurses
Abstract
Professional Practice in Paramedic, Emergency and Urgent Care explores a range of contemporary relevant topics fundamental to professional practice. Written for both pre- and post-registration paramedic students, it is also ideal for existing practitioners looking to develop their CPD skills as well as nursing and other health professionals working in emergency and urgent care settings. Each chapter includes examples, practical exercises and clinical scenarios, helping the reader relate theory to practice and develop critical thinking skills; Covers not only acute patient management but also a range of additional topics to provide a holistic approach to out-of-hospital care; Completion of the material in the book can be used as evidence in professional portfolios as required by the Health and Care Professions Council. Professional Practice in Paramedic, Emergency and Urgent Care is a comprehensive, theoretical underpinning to professional practice at all levels of paramedic and out-of-hospital care.
Contents
History taking / Val Nixon -- Consultation and communication skills / Karen Gubbins and Val Nixon -- Clinical decision making / Jacqui Mason and Val Nixon -- Evidence based practice / Louise Perkinton and Val Nixon -- Reflection and reflective practice / Kay Norman and Val Nixon -- Professional and legal issues / Karen Latcham -- Anti-discriminatory practice / Matt Capsey -- Medicines management / Lorna McInulty -- Continuous professional development and portfolio development / Val Nixon.
Format
Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
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1
Loan Period
3 weeks
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Urgent care medicine secrets

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat41125
[edited by] Robert Olympia, Rory O'Neill, Matthew Silvis. --Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier , c2018.
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For more than 30 years, the highly regarded Secrets Series® has provided students and practitioners in all areas of health care with concise, focused, and engaging resources for quick reference and exam review. Urgent Care Secrets, a new volume in this bestselling series, features the Secrets’ popular question-and-answer format that also includes lists, tables, and an easy-to-read style - making reference and review quick, easy, and enjoyable.
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Olympia, Robert
Responsibility
[edited by] Robert Olympia, Rory O'Neill, Matthew Silvis
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Elsevier
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource, 282 p.
ISBN
9780323462150
Subjects (MeSH)
Ambulatory Care
Evidence-Based Medicine
Specialty
Clinical Medicine
Emergency Medicine
Abstract
For more than 30 years, the highly regarded Secrets Series® has provided students and practitioners in all areas of health care with concise, focused, and engaging resources for quick reference and exam review. Urgent Care Secrets, a new volume in this bestselling series, features the Secrets’ popular question-and-answer format that also includes lists, tables, and an easy-to-read style - making reference and review quick, easy, and enjoyable.
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e-Book
Publication Type
Study Guide
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