The Johns Hopkins Manual for GI Endoscopic Nurses, Third Edition outlines nursing care before, during, and after endoscopic procedures. Written with both the novice and experienced nurse in mind, this third edition provides practical tips for all basic and advanced endoscopic procedures.
Dr. Anthony Kalloo is joined by Mouen Khashab and Toshunia Robinson on the third edition of this popular manual. It features up-to-date guides to new endoscopic procedures and techniques, such as fiducial placement, balloon-assisted enteroscopy, Barrett's ablation, Spyglass cholangioscopy, and pancreatoscopy. Additional chapters cover sedation, antibiotic prophylaxis, disinfection, and the management of patients on anticoagulation medication.
General guidelines for moderate sedation, equipment disinfection, and sterilisation are also discussed, as well as special considerations for patients with specific medical conditions who are undergoing endoscopy.
Endoscopy nurses, gastroenterology fellows, and gastroenterology practitioners alike can use The Johns Hopkins Manual for GI Endoscopic Nurses, Third Edition's endoscopic preparation regimens to facilitate the correct instruction of patients, reducing the likelihood of unsuccessful procedures. This spiral-bound resource also includes the definitions and indications for both common and advanced endoscopic procedures along with listings of necessary equipment.
The Johns Hopkins Manual for GI Endoscopic Nurses, Third Edition is easy to read and comprehend, with photographs and illustrations replacing cumbersome long descriptions, making this the ideal reference for a nurse on the go.