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Publication Date: 2006
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
These DVDs combine realistic patient scenarios, live-action video, and state-of-the-art animations to help you visualize whats happening inside the body and help simplify difficult concepts. Each DVD shows how to perform a procedure and what happens inside the body during the procedure! Using realistic, live-action footage, each DVD dramatically presents a patients case history and sets the stage for the procedures that follow. Next, the DVDs demonstrate key steps in the procedure, from patient preparation through completion of the procedure. This section highlights collaborative practice, while showing the nurses role in the procedure. Animated graphics help explain the rationales for and effects of the key steps in the procedure. The DVDs also cover related patient care, showing how to prevent complications and demonstrating how to perform follow-up nursing interventions. For each DVD, these logos appear at critical points: Clinical Alert identifies the signs and symptoms of an actual or impending complication and describes how to intervene. Troubleshooting explains how to prevent or correct common problems related to equipment. Critical Thinking highlights background information that's crucial to understanding how a procedure produces its effects or how it provides vital patient information. Pathophysiology explores the physical changes in the body that are measured or managed by the procedure. Key Point emphasizes an essential step or gating factor related to a procedure.Mosby Staff is the author of 'Mosby's Medical-surgical Nursing Procedures Basic Code Management', published 2006 under ISBN 9780323045605 and ISBN 032304560X.