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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.
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 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.
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.
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
Susan Miller, author of two foundational works on shame (The Shame Experience [TAP, 1985/1993pbk]; Shame in Context [TAP, 1996]), now turns to disgust, an intriguing emotion that has received little attention in the professional literature. For Miller, the psychological study of disgust revolves around boundary issues: We tend to feel disgusted about things (from bodily processes to decaying organic matter to ethnic attributes of "foreign" people) that lie on the border between our sense of self and nonself or between our sense of "good self" and "bad self.&
Ambition, genius, thought, imagination, love, hate, greed and, above all, consciousness ourselves as alive and as part of our world -all this is somehow enabled by the brain. The brain is the person, and if it goes wrong, a person is ruined. This book is about part of what the brain does – a role of which many of us are hardly aware, but one that has ensured, the survival of mankind. Despite famine, drought, wars, cold, infections and hostile environments, we survive as a species – though not always as individuals.
Exceptional liver disease treatment starts with Biopsy Interpretation of the Liver. A tried-and-true guide for physicians, surgeons, and clinicians, this bench reference promises to keep you informed, skilled, and on the forefront of liver biopsy. Go beyond the superficial, framing each diagnosis in its most common clinical context, alongside clinical recommendations. Don’t fall behind in your understanding of biopsy; equip your practice with the tools to effectively diagnose and offer the highest in patient care.
Part of the comprehensive Biopsy Interpretation Series, the second edition of Biopsy Interpretation of the Uterine Cervix and Corpus provides an easy-to-follow, practical approach to normal histology, non-neoplastic conditions, and neoplasia of the cervix and uterine body. Focusing on the most common biopsies, this up-to-date bench reference emphasizes morphologic features and immunohistochemistry in the diagnostic material, with close attention paid to differential diagnosis, including benign mimics of tumors.K
Succeed on internal medicine board certification and recertification exams with Cleveland Clinic Intensive Board Review of Internal Medicine, 6e! The new edition contains ancillary and online exclusive content, drawing from the expertise of the distinguished Cleveland Clinic faculty. Taking a more clinical approach than other review texts, this practical resource includes a unique and well-structured set of exercises that offer a challenge at the end of each chapter. · Master essential concepts of the major subspecialty areas in internal medicine with expert information, clinical vignettes, and coverage of crucial clinical points in each chapter.·
Thoroughly updated for its Fourth Edition, this award-winning handbook gives mental health professionals authoritative guidance on how the law affects their clinical practice. Each chapter presents case examples of legal issues that arise in practice, clearly explains the governing legal rules, their rationale, and their clinical impact, and offers concrete action guides to navigating clinico-legal dilemmas. This edition addresses crucial recent developments including new federal rules protecting patients’ privacy, regulations minimizing use of seclusion and restraint, liability risks associated with newer psychiatric medications, malpractice risks in forensic psychiatry, and new structured assessment tools for violence risk, suicidality, and decisional capacity.
Thoroughly updated and greatly expanded for its Second Edition, this highly acclaimed atlas is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art reference on all aspects of transesophageal echocardiography (TEE). It features more than 2,300 illustrations-over 1,100 in full color-that demonstrate the full spectrum of findings observed in acquired and congenital cardiac diseases.This edition has two new chapters on transpharyngeal ultrasound and three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography.
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