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Procedures 

Procedures
Chapter:
Procedures
Author(s):

Tim Raine

, George Collins

, Catriona Hall

, Nina Hjelde

, James Dawson

, Stephan Sanders

, and Simon Eccles

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198813538.003.0017
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date: 24 August 2019

This chapter explores procedures, including practical procedures, laboratories, achievement of core foundation skills, blood and injections, taking blood (venepuncture), femoral stab, blood tubes, IV cannulation, taking blood in children, arterial blood gas (ABG), SC/IM injections, IV injections, cardiology, ECGs and cardiac monitors, exercise tolerance test, chemical cardioversion (adenosine), cardioversion and defibrillation, central lines, thrombolysis, respiratory, pleural tap, chest drain (Seldinger method), endotracheal intubation (adult), laryngeal mask airway (LMA), urology, urethral catheterization, replacing a suprapubic catheter, gastroenterology, replacing a PEG feeding tube, nasogastric (NG) tubes, ascitic tap (abdominal paracentesis), neurology, lumbar puncture (LP), normal vaginal delivery, joint aspiration and injection, local anaesthetic (LA), suturing, and reduction of fractures and dislocations.

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