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Author Carroll, Patricia, 1958-

Title What nurses know and doctors don't have time to tell you / Patricia Carroll.

Imprint New York : Perigee, c2004.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction    610.73 CAR    Available
 GDL Pacific Park Library Non-Fiction    610.73 CAR    DUE 03-01-21 Billed
Edition Perigee trade pbk. ed.
Description xiii, 322 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [303]-312) and index.
Contents Acknowledgements -- Dedication -- Introduction -- 1. Treating symptoms -- Head cases -- Headaches -- Earaches and hearing loss -- Eye irritation and vision changes -- Toothaches and mouth pain -- Body aches and pains -- Back and neck pain -- Bone, muscle and joint pain -- Chest pain -- Weakness and dizziness -- Rashes and itches -- Cold and fever -- Cough -- Stuffy or runny nose -- Sore throat -- Fever -- Stomach aches -- Heartburn -- Diarrhea and constipation -- Abdominal pain -- 2. Treating and preventing injuries -- Bites and stings -- Cuts and scrapes -- Sprains and strains -- Poison control -- Home safety -- Travel health and safety -- 3. Choosing and using medicines wisely -- What you must know about every prescription -- OTC (nonprescription medications -- Is it a medication allergy or a side effect? -- Antibiotic alert -- Herbal remedies and nutritional supplements -- 4. You and the health care system -- Choosing your primary care provider -- Getting the most from your relationship with your health care providers -- Insurance scrabble : making sense of the letters -- Tips for ER visits -- Tips for hospital stays -- 5. Medical tests and same-day surgery -- Medical tests -- Blood tests -- Medical imaging -- Bowel prep -- Endoscopy -- Same-day surgery -- Postoperative pain -- appendix. Web resources -- Research references -- Index.
Subject Nursing.
Nurse and patient.
Nursing -- Practice.
Nurses -- Attitudes.
Nurse and physician.
ISBN 0399529578 (pbk.)
Standard No. 9780399529573 51495

 
    
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