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Written by a multidisciplinary group of psychiatrists, endocrinologists, pharmacists, and dietitians, this handbook is a practical guide to the prevention and management of diabetes in patients with mental illnesses. Chapters examine the prevalence of diabetes in patients with various mental illnesses. Close attention is given to the link between psychotropic medications—including antidepressants, mood stabilizers, and second-generation antipsychotics—and the development of obesity, diabetes, lipid abnormalities, and other metabolic disorders.
Procedural sedation is commonly utilized in the emergency department (ED) for patients undergoing painful procedures. It is a critical interprofessional skill set required to allow the delivery of painful procedures such as fracture reduction or electrical cardioversion. Essential Emergency Procedural Sedation and Pain Management is a unique interprofessional handbook designed for staff physicians, residents, nurses, professionals, and allied health workers. Although procedural sedation is commonly employed and recognized as a required skill set for emergency physicians, there are barriers to its effective implementation in the ED.
Part of the Essential Emergency Medicine Series, this book offers emergency department staff a one-stop shop for information about all aspects of imaging. With the demand for cost-effective treatment, and the plethora of imaging options, the emergency physician needs to know which test will provide the best information with the least impact on the patient. The authors present information in a systematic, user-friendly approach. Beginning with the suspected diagnosis, the clinician reviews a brief overview of the condition, usual findings, and possible lab tests.
Editors: Kostrzewa, Richard M., Archer, Trevor (Eds.)Highlights the major perinatal insults in animals that model human disordersDescribes actions and outcomes of notable neuroteratogens/neurotoxins that alter neuronal ontogeny Provides a perspective towards experimental approaches in behavioral teratologyThis book is authored by leading experts who made major discoveries in neuroteratology research focused on modeling human neural developmental disorders. Individual chapters address ADHD (attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder), Lesch-Nyhan disease, psychoses and schizophrenia, autism, and models of Parkinson’s Disease and tardive dyskinesia.
Chronic pain is a significant health problem for many children and adolescents, with studies suggesting that as many as 15% to 40% of children suffer from chronic pain. Chronic pain is puzzling for parents to understand because there is often not a clear diagnosis or treatment plan. Unfortunately, many families cannot get the help they need because they live too far from children’s hospitals with pediatric pain clinics, where most healthcare providers in this specialized area are based.
Managing Your Child’s Chronic Pain is a resource for parents to learn how to help their children and families cope with persisting pain using cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), an effective intervention to treat children with chronic pain.
This is a 3-in-1 reference book. It gives a complete medical dictionary covering hundreds of terms and expressions relating to atherosclerosis. t also gives extensive lists of bibliographic citations. Finally, it provides information to users on how to update their knowledge using various Internet resources. The book is designed for physicians, medical students preparing for Board examinations, medical researchers, and patients who want to become familiar with research dedicated to atherosclerosis.
Presenting examples that highlight the efficacy of the dimensional approach in autism spectrum research, this reference analyzes the three core symptom domains: social, communication, and repetitive/compulsive behavior, to determine the neurobiology, pathophysiology and treatment of specific autistic components and improve assessment and intervention regimens for a wide range of pervasive developmental disorders.
This new edition is an integral source of information on Atherosclerosis. It covers topics such as newer coronary risk factors, high-density lipoprotein metabolism, lipid-lowering drugs, endothelium and thrombosis in atherogenesis, and contributing risk factors. With over 500 exceptional photographs, diagrams, and charts, each chapter illustrates an important facet of diagnosing and treating this common and often fatal disease.
For an undergraduate introductory level course in social psychology. Research made relevant through a storytelling approach. This renowned text maintains its acclaimed storytelling approach to convey the science of social psychology while making research relevant to students. The authors bring the material under study to life through real-world examples that capture students’ attention and motivate further exploration. Paying particular attention to the classic research that has driven the field and introducing cutting-edge research that is the future of Social Psychology, Aronson/Wilson/Akert provide a firm foundation for students to build their understanding of this rigorous science in a way that engages and fascinates.
Vaccine-A uncovers a story of betrayal – the betrayal of the men and women who serve in the armed forces, the betrayal of medical ethics, and the betrayal of the American people by military and civilian leaders sworn to defend and protect. Veteran journalist Gary Matsumoto shows that the worst friendly-fire incident in military history came from something no soldier had any reason to think would harm him: a vaccine administered by the military’s own medics. When troops went to the Middle East to fight the Gulf War in 1991 and the Iraq War in 2003, many – perhaps thousands – received an experimental anthrax vaccine instead of the FDA-approved vaccine.
This unique book is the only comprehensive guide to both surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic treatment of patients with darker skin pigmentation, including patients of African, Asian, and Latin descent. It is authored by a wide range of international experts in this field from all continents and edited by a world-renowned researcher and academician on the topic of pigmentation disorders.Practical, concise chapters cover all common surgical and nonsurgical treatment approaches and address the broad range of cosmetic issues facing patients with darker skin pigmentation.
The field of sports medicine is evolving, accelerated by emerging technologies and changing health care policies. To stay up to speed and ace the Boards, you need a resource that moves at your pace. Sanctioned by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), this handy review addresses all areas of the sports medicine subspecialty board examination—with coverage that spans the full spectrum of sports medicine, from medical to skeletal conditions related to the athlete. The editors and authors include orthopedic surgeons, family physicians, pediatricians, internal medicine specialists, physiatrists, certified athletic trainers, physical therapists, psychologists, nutritionists, exercise physiologists and more, ensuring that you’ll benefit from the broad spectrum of expertise embraced by the specialty.
This atlas details the vascular anatomy seen on angiographic images and in the new imaging modalities. The book presents the complete anatomy of the arteries, veins, and lymphatic system by body region. Full-color drawings are correlated with angiographic images to guide evaluation and management of vascular disease and performance of endovascular procedures.For this Second Edition, Dr. Uflacker has added more than 100 pictures and extensively reviewed the anatomical description of the vascular system.
Now in its second edition, Atlas of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology is ideal as a visually-oriented reference and comprehensive tutorial for expanding your knowledge of ultrasound.Developed from one of the best and broadest sonographic collections in the field, this powerful atlas provides images and authoritative commentary covering all aspects of obstetric and gynecologic ultrasound. The text is integrated with over 200 video clips available online to enhance diagnostic skills and learn about ultrasound-guided procedures.W
Written in a user-friendly format and utilizing a case study approach, Acupuncture for Musculoskeletal Medicine describes how acupuncture fits into the treatment paradigm for musculoskeletal complaints. Several different acupuncture treatment styles are presented, and in each example the choice of acupuncture points is explained in detail. These suggested treatments are meant not merely as recipes, but rather as strategies that can be applied to a variety of clinical complaints and conditions.Each case study includes physical examination findings, diagnostic studies, differential diagnosis, and recommendations for standard medical treatments.
All Things Nursing provides quick access to essential information in all areas of nursing. Coverage includes assessment techniques and tips, skills, pain management, drugs, infection control, ECGs, laboratory tests, and disease profiles. The book also provides timely information on legal aspects of nursing, such as liability, organ donation, and documentation, and on career opportunities in nursing, including education, research, and travel nursing. Topics covered include both general nursing and all clinical specialties—emergency, critical care, medical-surgical, maternal-neonatal, and pediatric nursing.
Published in conjunction with the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH), the ASSH Manual of Hand Surgery is a practical, comprehensive manual on the diagnosis and management of hand problems. Each chapter begins with a section on the anatomy of the region in question. Information is presented in easy-to-scan bullet points, with numerous lists and algorithms. Each chapter ends with board-type questions and answers, annotated references, and a list of what junior and senior level residents need to know.
This full-color atlas is a practical, step-by-step guide to the reconstruction of periocular defects following tumor excision or tissue-loss trauma. The book addresses the specific anatomic concerns in each oculofacial sector with tailored surgical principles and techniques designed to improve aesthetic outcomes.Full-color illustrations with detailed explanatory legends depict each step of each surgical technique. Flap design and mobilization are shown directly on surgical photographs, rather than in idealized drawings.
This text/atlas is a unique source of practical information for clinicians who must interpret polysomnography tracings of the neonate, infant, child, and adult. Most atlases show just the images of the various findings. In the Second Edition of the Atlas of Polysomnography (formerly Atlas of Digital Polysomnography), the authors have expanded the captions to include both explanations and helpful hints as well as formal interpretation. The book maintains its emphasis on how to actually interpret and report on the polysomnography findings.
Featuring over 1,500 mammographic images, this atlas is a comprehensive guide to interpreting mammograms. It presents the full spectrum of manifestations of breast diseases, as well as cases involving the postsurgical and augmented breast. Chapters are organized according to the pattern seen on the mammogram to develop readers’ pattern recognition skills and to allow quick and complete definition of etiologies and clinical implications for a particular finding.This edition includes new chapters on the augmented breast, the role of ultrasound and MRI in breast imaging, and imaging-guided breast interventions.
This full-color atlas provides a complete and practical "how-to" guide to planning and performing mitral valve repair surgery for mitral regurgitation. The book reviews the natural history of mitral regurgitation, the functional anatomy of the mitral valve, and the use of echocardiography in preoperative evaluation and surgical planning. Chapters describe and illustrate all techniques currently used for mitral valve repair and discuss results. A bound-in DVD presents narrated video clips of six cases that show the application of specific techniques.
The editors of the Comprehensive Textbook of Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography have created a new product entitled Basic Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography: A Multimedia Review. Consisting of a short, full-color paperback book with a bound-in DVD, this product was developed with the recent endorsement of the ASA of an extensive educational program to train its members as well as creating a certification process with the NBE for its members in basic echocardiography.The book covers the basics—how to set up the machine, how to acquire the different views, relevant cardiac anatomy and pathophysiology, normal and abnormal values, how to perform the TEE exam, as well as basic assessment and interpretation skills.
Keep up with the latest technical advances and clinical applications in echocardiography with this self-paced review! Written by national and international echocardiography experts from the Cleveland Clinic and other leading institutions, Clinical Echocardiography Review: A Self-Assessment Tool uses a reader-friendly question-and-answer format to help trainees and clinicians assess and expand their knowledge and improve comprehension and retention of vital information.Inside, readers will discover 28 state-of-the-art chapters ranging from basics such as the echocardiography examination, physics, and artifacts, to clinically oriented topics such as atrial fibrillation, prosthetic valves, cardiomyopathies, and pericardial diseases, to new technologies such as dyssynchrony assessment, strain, and strain rate.
Accelerate your skin and wound care with the Clinical Guide to Skin and Wound Care, Seventh Edition.This compact and sensibly organized guide is vital to providing optimal care. Look forward to:• Updated advice on skin care products helps you make the right choices.• Current documentation regulations, so that you can properly illustrate wound healing.• New chapters on lymphedema and best practices.• Profiles of more than 300 products, in A to Z organization for easy identification.• Benchmark outcomes help you take your care to the next level… and more.Y
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