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The intent of the book is to provide readers with a summary of the obesity problem with specific focus on the metabolic health issues (ie, diabetes mellitus), obstructive sleep apnea, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and the psychological effects of obesity. This will provide readers with an understanding of the commonly performed operations for obesity along with evidence-based outcomes, nutritional issues, and metabolic consequences.
This is the first truly foundational, introductory text designed to help novice practitioners master the fundamentals of musculoskeletal ultrasound. For the new practitioner who has yet to hold a transducer, Dr. Strakowski makes beginning easy and presents detailed step-by-step instructions for operating the equipment, obtaining good images, and successfully interpreting sonograms. Organized for maximum learning value, the book is packed with high-quality color images, tables, and tips to enhance understanding of proper technique and proficiency in musculoskeletal ultrasound.
Including over 250 radiographic images and a question-and-answer format, this book is primarily aimed at students approaching the film-viewing session of the final Fellowship of The Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR) examination. It is also valuable, however, as a general self-assessment text for Members of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) and Fellows of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) for whom radiology plays an increasingly important role. The format parallels the final FRCR examination, with mock papers of eight cases representing all forms of imaging and pathologies.
Commencing with the Reed Review, this book is about policy and strategy developments, and the implementation of the ensuing chages by forensic mental health nurses. Services and units around the country are at different stages of development, which is reflected in this work.
Based on the research of the Bristol Language Development Scales (BLADES), Chataway is a structured programme of work designed to help children develop speaking skills. hataway is based around conversational skills, allowing children to prepare for social challenges as well as academic workthe programme is written in a clear and straightforward way, with progress easy to monitorcan be used with all children – those with average range skills and those with special needsgroup work focusextra training for staff not required.F
This up-to-date digest of current medical problems will aid the reader in interpretation of investigations, which are increasingly requested. It provides guidance for the first line of management of patients. It is written primarily by an experienced geriatrician, informed by an old-age psychiatrist; a unique combination of author perspectives that results in a valuable and insightful text.
This timely source comprehensively examines the reconstructive issues faced in the treatment of burn survivors and thoroughly reviews key principles in the care of thermal, chemical, and electrical injuries – clearly demonstrating new and effective techniques for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of burn patients.
Authors: Salvetti, MassimoPresents cases involving the forms of both truly resistant and pseudo-resistant hypertensionDescribes clinical scenarios frequently encountered in clinical practice, rather than rare presentationsHelps in transferring general recommendations from guidelines to daily clinical practiceAids patient-specific selection of diagnostic approach and treatmentThis book is designed to assist physicians in the everyday management of hypertensive patients, with a particular focus on difficult-to-treat and resistant hypertension.
This eighth edition includes full colour illustrations and clinical photographs throughout.
This is a 3-in-1 reference book. It gives a complete medical dictionary covering hundreds of terms and expressions relating to bupropion. It also gives extensive lists of bibliographic citations. Finally, it provides information to users on how to update their knowledge using various Internet resources.
This is a 3-in-1 reference book. It gives a complete medical dictionary covering hundreds of terms and expressions relating to cardiomyopathy. It also gives extensive lists of bibliographic citations. Finally, it provides information to users on how to update their knowledge using various Internet resources.
Written and edited by the foremost practitioners of neurolysis, this completely revised and updated second edition assembles the current methods of neurolytic procedures into a single volume. The book explains in great detail trigeminal and radiofrequency techniques, facet joint denervation, cryoneurolysis and lumbosacral, thoracic and cervial neuroplasty. The new concept of the scarring triangle and treatment that may prevent surgical failures is proposed. Neuroaugmentation and complimentary procedures are also covered.
Since the last edition of this book, there have been a number of advances in the fields of glaucoma, corneal disease, medical retina and genetics. This new edition discusses these developments while also providing an introduction to the specialty of clinical ophthalmology for medical students, trainee ophthalmologists, optometrists, general practitioners, and anyone with a special interest in the subject.Each chapter contains a brief introduction and an outline of the anatomy of the eye and orbit, and utilises an “answering problems” format.
Editors: Landoni, G., Pisano, A., Zangrillo, A., Bellomo, R. (Eds.)Discusses the techniques, strategies, and drugs reported to influence survival in patients with or at risk for acute kidney injuryAddresses a wide range of interventions and settingsIncludes helpful "how to do" sections and "key point" boxesThis book describes the techniques, strategies, and drugs that have been demonstrated by at least one paper published in a peer-reviewed journal to significantly influence survival in patients with or at risk for acute kidney injury.
Statistical methods are a key ingredient in providing data–based guidance to research and development as well as to manufacturing. Understanding the concepts and specific steps involved in each statistical method is critical for achieving consistent and on–target performance.
This is a 3-in-1 reference book. It gives a complete medical dictionary covering hundreds of terms and expressions relating to brain injuries. It also gives extensive lists of bibliographic citations. Finally, it provides information to users on how to update their knowledge using various Internet resources.
This is a 3-in-1 reference book. It gives a complete medical dictionary covering hundreds of terms and expressions relating to Buerger’s disease. It also gives extensive lists of bibliographic citations. Finally, it provides information to users on how to update their knowledge using various Internet resources.
This is a 3-in-1 reference book. It gives a complete medical dictionary covering hundreds of terms and expressions relating to Botox. It also gives extensive lists of bibliographic citations. Finally, it provides information to users on how to update their knowledge using various Internet resources.
A clear guide to one of todays most popular treatment modalities, this volume explores why the narrative metaphor is important in the therapeutic relationship, and how to incorporate narrative techniques into social work practice.
Reduced production of DHEA associated with the diseases that accompany aging has led to its use as a nutritional supplement for antiaging, metabolic support, and other purposes. While animal studies have clearly shown substantial benefits of DHEA in combating various disease states, the effect of low levels of DHEA in humans is less established, and the mechanisms of action and potential involvement in illnesses remain unclear. DHEA in Human Health and Aging reviews the past ten years of research into this hormone and explores its potential for future study.
by Sheila A Moats , Julia Hoglund , Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Food and Nutrition Board , Language: English
This report examines nutrition-related issues of concern experienced by older adults in the community including nutrition screening, food insecurity, sarcopenic obesity, dietary patterns for older adults, and economic issues. This report explores transitional care as individuals move from acute, subacute, or chronic care settings to the community, and provides models of transitional care in the community. This report also provides examples of successful intervention models in the community setting, and covers the discussion of research gaps in knowledge about nutrition interventions and services for older adults in the community.C
Written in response to reader requests for a short, “to the point” text that clearly summarizes the most important chemical elements of therapeutically relevant drug classes, Essentials of Foye’s Principles of Medicinal Chemistry is a concise, quick-reference source of reliable information in the field. Derived from the highly regarded Foye’s Principles of Medicinal Chemistry, this focused text provides an essential understanding of drug action and demonstrates its practical application to today’s pharmacy practice.H
In treatment, the psychotherapist is in a position of power. Often, this power is unintentionally abused. While trying to embody a compassionate concern for patients, therapists use accepted techniques that can inadvertently lead to control, indoctrination, and therapeutic failure. Contrary to the stated tradition and values of psychotherapy, they subtly coerce patients rather than respect and genuinely help them. The more gross kinds of patient abuse, deliberate ones such as sexual and financial exploitation, are expressly forbidden by professional organizations.
James M. Herzog’s Father Hunger: Explorations with Adults and Children will quickly take its place both as a landmark contribution to developmental psychology and as an enduring classic in the clinical literature of psychoanalysis. We live in an era when a great many children grow up without a father, or, worse still, with fathers who traumatically abuse them. Yet, society continues to ignore the emotional price that children pay, and often continue to pay throughout their lives, for this tragic state of affairs.
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