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Fast Facts for the Radiology Nurse: An Orientation and Nursing Care Guide in a Nutshell

by Valerie Aarne Grossman Springer Publishing Company
Pub Date:
06/2014
ISBN:
9780826129369
Format:
Pbk 302 pages
Price:
AU$59.99 NZ$63.47
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'It covers many topics essential to the success of the nurse working in an imaging setting The handbook's size make it easily portable as a bedside reference would be a welcome addition to any radiology nursing unit's resources and would be a useful handbook in the emergency and critical care units' libraries as well.' -Kathleen A. Gross, MSN, RN-BC, CRN From the Foreword
This portable guide to radiology nursing provides comprehensive information about this emerging specialty in a concise format designed for speedy information retrieval. Written for both practicing nurses and new orientees, it outlines general procedures and protocols, along with requisite information for patient care in specialized areas of radiology. It discusses care for all patient populations including morbidly obese, pediatric, geriatric, and oncology and addresses vascular access, infection control, teamwork, and sterile technique in the radiology setting. The book encompasses over 50 different IR procedures, and also describes emergency situations in radiology and how to respond to them. With an emphasis on inter-professional care, the book demystifies complex procedures and includes clinical 'pearls' from seasoned experts in radiology nursing. The book's 'Fast Facts' format features consistently organized chapters, bulleted information 'at a glance,' an introduction, objectives, and summary in each chapter, and case studies to reinforce radiological interventions. The guide will be a welcome addition to the arsenal of radiology, emergency, and clinical care nurses as well as new orientees. Key Features: Serves as an accessible, easy-to use, reference for practicing radiology nurses and new orienteesDescribes numerous essential procedures and protocols in reader-friendly 'Fast Facts' styleAddresses patient care in all areas of radiology and with specific patient populationsIncludes coverage of vascular access issues and emergency situationsDelivers the accumulated wisdom of seasoned inter-professional practitioners


Contents



Contributors



Reviewers



Foreword



Preface



Acknowledgments



Part I: Radiology Foundation



1. Introduction to Radiology Nursing and Safety



Valerie Aarne Grossman



2. Essentials of Teamwork



Polly Gerber Zimmermann



Part II: Nursing Essentials



3. Vascular Access and Infection Prevention



Valerie Aarne Grossman



4. ECG Basics



Andrew Mangiacapre



5. ECG Rhythm Strips



Andrew Mangiacapre



6. Sedation and Monitoring



Lora K. Ott



7. Documentation



Brooke Grandusky-Green



Part III: Radiologic Imaging Modalities: CT and MRI



8. Computed Axial Tomography Basics



Valerie Aarne Grossman



9. Iodinated Contrast (CT) Media Basics



Valerie Aarne Grossman



10. Iodinated Contrast (CT) Adverse Events



Valerie Aarne Grossman



11. MRI Basics and Magnet Safety



Valerie Aarne Grossman



12. MRI Contrast Media



Valerie Aarne Grossman



Part IV: Interventional Radiology



13. Neuro-Interventional Radiology Overview



Susan Deveikis and John P. Deveikis



14. Neuro-Interventional Procedures



John P. Deveikis and Susan Deveikis



15. Neuro-Interventional Embolizations



John P. Deveikis and Susan Deveikis



16. Basic (Body) Interventional Radiology Principles



Ayman Sawas and Ashwani Kumar Sharma



17. Interventions for Varicose Veins



Ayman Sawas and Ashwani Kumar Sharma



18. Central Venous Catheters



Ayman Sawas and Ashwani Kumar Sharma



19. Dialysis Access



Ayman Sawas and Ashwani Kumar Sharma



20. Aortic Interventions and Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt



Ayman Sawas and Ashwani Kumar Sharma



21. Thoracentesis, Fallopian Tube Recanalization, Vertebroplasty, and Kyphoplasty



Ayman Sawas and Ashwani Kumar Sharma



22. Embolization Procedures: General, Hepatic, Pulmonary, and Uterine Artery



Ayman Sawas and Ashwani Kumar Sharma



23. Embolization Procedures: Chemoembolization, Gastrointestinal Bleeding, and Varicocele



Mohammed Mohsin Khadir and Labib H. Syed



24. Biliary Procedures



Labib H. Syed and Mohammed Mohsin Khadir



25. Abscess Drainage, Percutaneous Biopsies, and Nephrostomy Tube



Mohammed Mohsin Khadir and Labib H. Syed



26. Paracentesis and Gastrostomy Tube



Mohammed Mohsin Khadir and Labib H. Syed



27. Ablation and Peripheral Arterial Disease



Mohammed Mohsin Khadir and Labib H. Syed



28. Filters and Foreign Bodies



Ayman Sawas and Ashwani Kumar Sharma



Part V: Diagnostic and Other Imaging Modalities



29. X-Ray, Mammography, Nuclear Medicine, and Ultrasound



Valerie Aarne Grossman



Part VI: Special Issues in Radiology Nursing



30. Fragile and High-Risk Populations



Valerie Aarne Grossman



31. Current Trends in Nursing Care



Polly Gerber Zimmermann



32. Communication Essentials Between the Emergency Department and Radiology



Anna C. Montejano and Lynn Sayre Visser



33. Preparing Emergency Department Patients for Radiologic Procedures



Lynn Sayre Visser and Anna C. Montejano



Part VII: Emerging Areas of Radiology Nursing



34. Orientation, Certification, and Point-of-Care Testing



Valerie Aarne Grossman



Abbreviations



Bibliography



Index

Valerie Aarne Grossman, MALS, BSN, is Nurse Manager of Medical Imaging at Highland Hospital, an affiliate of the University of Rochester Medical Center. She has more than three decades of diverse nursing experience including direct patient care, hospital leadership, and professional service. Ms. Grossman co-authored the 5 Tier Triage Protocol book and authored the Quick Reference to Triage book. She has published and contributed to numerous journal articles, and is currently serving on the Board of The Journal of Radiology Nursing for which she is also Column Editor for Hot Topics. Her article for this column, Get Them In, Get Them Out, and Keep Them Happy and Safe While You Do It was ranked within the top 10 Editorial page views for 2011 for this journal. She is on the Editorial Board of the Emergency Department Compliance Manual, 2014 Edition, and is a manuscript reviewer for a number of international publishers.