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Porter's Pocket Guide to Emergency and Critical Care, Ninth Edition

Author(s): William Porter, RN, CFRN, EMT-P
  • ISBN-13: 9780763745158
  • ISBN-10:0763745154
  • Spiral/paperback    174 pages      © 2007
Price: $55.95 US List
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Just 3"x5" -- fits in the palm of your hand!

Packed with vital, practical facts --

Health Professionals Rely on Porter’s Pocket Guides for Fast, Accurate Clinical Information!

Porter’s Pocket Guide to Emergency & Critical Care is a quick reference for emergency and critical care nurses and other healthcare professionals containing all of the key clinical information they need at their fingertips. This pocket guide covers emergency and critical care related to cardiology, neurology and pediatrics.

Key Features:

  • ACLS guidelines
  • Quick reference to ER and ICU nurses
  • 52 critical medications, dosage charts for critical drips
  • Automatically interprets ABG results
  • Instant EKG interpretation: identify interior wall MI’s from anterior, posterior and lateral wall MIs
  • Cover neurology, cardiology, pediatrics

With nearly 500,000 copies in print, the Porter’s Pocket Guide Series is well-known in the nursing field and includes Porter’s Pocket Guide to Nursing, Porter’s Pocket Guide to Pediatrics, and Porter’s Pocket Guide to Emergency & Critical Care. Each title is a succinct portrait of the key clinical information nurses and health professionals need. Porter’s Pocket Guides have been an indispensable reference to healthcare professionals and institutions for over 15 years.

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Features & Benefits

New ACLS and PALS guidelines

Detailed coverage of 56 critical medications highlighting: dose, indications, side effects, contraindications, nursing implications, and administration

Dosage charts

Easy-to-read Arterial Blood Gas Interpretation

Quick and easy 12-lead ECG interpretation

Treatment protocols for Hypothermia, Burn Management, Acute MI, Rapid Sequence Intubation, Hyperkalemia, Organ Donation

Extensive cross reference of brand and generic drug names, provides classifications/indications for over 1,800 drugs

Packed with memory aids and extra space for note taking

Table of Contents

    • Eye Chart
    • Drug Compatibility
    • ABG Interpretation
    • Rapid Sequence Intubation
    • Electrolytes
    • Hyperkalemia
    • Burns
    • Trauma
    • Hypothermia
    • Formulas
    • Lab Values
    • Body Surface Area
    • Metric Conversions
    • Organ Donation
    • Brand/Generic Drug List
    • ACLS
    • Notes
    • Telephone Numbers

William Porter, RN, CFRN, EMT-P

William Porter began his career as a medic in the pre-hospital setting; he then became an RN and was working in the ICU and ER soon after. Mr. Porter now cares for patients as a flight nurse at Air Life of Oregon. He currently resides in Bend, Oregon.

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