Author: Anne Alonso
Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
Release Date: 1993
In this era of rising health care costs, the economy of group therapy has sparked a renewed interest among mental health professionals. Beginning with a review of group therapy's roots in psychoanalysis, Group Therapy in Clinical Practice moves on to discuss how modern group therapy can be successfully employed in a variety of hospital and medical settings. It includes the needs of special populations such as adolescents, elderly patients, HIV-positive and AIDS patients, patients who abuse substances, and trauma patients. In Group Therapy in Clinical Practice, 38 experts explore how this treatment modality can be used to its greatest effect in today's clinical setting and in the decade ahead.
Author: Debra G.B. Leonard
Release Date: 2016-02-02
This authoritative textbook offers in-depth coverage of all aspects of molecular pathology practice and embodies the current standard in molecular testing. Since the successful first edition, new sections have been added on pharmacogenetics and genomics, while other sections have been revised and updated to reflect the rapid advances in the field. The result is a superb reference that encompasses molecular biology basics, genetics, inherited cancers, solid tumors, neoplastic hematopathology, infectious diseases, identity testing, HLA typing, laboratory management, genomics and proteomics. Throughout the text, emphasis is placed on the molecular variations being detected, the clinical usefulness of the tests and important clinical and laboratory issues. The second edition of Molecular Pathology in Clinical Practice will be an invaluable source of information for all practicing molecular pathologists and will also be of utility for other pathologists, clinical colleagues and trainees.
Author: Jon G. Allen
Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
Release Date: 2008
This timely and ambitious book helps clarify the meaning and clinical applications of the mentalization construct. The authors propose that mentalizing is the central corrective process of all psychotherapies.
Author: Judith Ahronheim
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release Date: 2005
Ethics in Clinical Practice, Second Edition continues to focus on multidisciplinary medicine and how ethical dilemmas affect not only doctors and patients, but also nurses, social workers, members of ethics committees, hospital attorneys, administrators, and others. Greater attention is given to care in a variety of settings and across settings. Cases reflect the managed care phenomenon and cost containment, demographic changes, the electronic revolution, and the ethical dilemmas resulting from this new climate. The revised edition discusses advances in palliative medicine and its availability, and includes new data regarding attitudes and prevalence of physician-assisted suicide. Attention is given to how issues of cost containment might directly or indirectly influence patients' end-of-life treatment options. Cases are updated to include pertinent information about medical advances and legal developments, and how ethical analysis reflects these new developments.
Author: Jack H. Mydlo
Publisher: Academic Press
Release Date: 2003-07-11
An important translational book bridging the gap between science and clinical medicine, Prostate Cancer reviews the biological processes that can be implicated in the disease, reviews current treatments, highlighting the pitfalls where relevant and examines the scientific developments that might result in novel treatments in the future. Key Features * Provides a translational resource for scientists and clinicians working on prostate cancer * Reviews current surgical interventions and highlights their related pitfalls * Presents the latest laparoscopic techniques with figures and illustrations of step-by-step procedures * Offers insight into the potential for novel approaches to treatment in the future * Includes personal perspectives from patients
Author: E. Sebastian Debus
Release Date: 2017-04-26
In dem Buch werden Zielparameter definiert, die im Rahmen eines Qualitätsmanagementsystems unter optimalen Bedingungen erreichbar sind, sowie Strukturen und Prozesse dargestellt, die der Patientensicherheit dienen. Die Ergebnisqualität wird beispielhaft anhand der drei häufigsten im Krankenhaus behandelten gefäßchirurgischen Erkrankungen (extrakranielle Karotisstenose, abdominelles Aortenaneurysma, periphere arterielle Verschlusskrankheit) analysiert. Die Kapitel zur Prozess- und Strukturqualität sowie zur Patientensicherheit sind für alle chirurgischen Fächer in gleicher Weise relevant und berücksichtigen zum Beispiel die Handhabung von Ablaufpfaden und Checklisten, den Personalschlüssel auf Station, die Organisation der Intensivstation oder das Fehlermanagement.
Author: Nell L. Tharpe
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release Date: 2016-05-20
Clinical Practice Guidelines for Midwifery & Women's Health, Fifth Edition is an accessible and easy-to-use quick reference guide for midwives and women’s healthcare providers. Completely updated and revised to reflect the changing clinical environment, it offers current evidence-based practice, updated approaches, and opportunities for midwifery leadership in every practice setting. Also included are integrative, alternative, and complementary therapies. The Fifth Edition examines the transition to the use of ICD-10 codes, women’s health policy and advocacy, risk assessment and decision-making in practice, and inspiring trust in midwifery care. New clinical practice guidelines include health promotion and primary care practice, such as promoting restorative sleep, optimizing oral health, promoting a healthy weight, and caring for the woman with a substance abuse disorder.
Author: Thorsten Johnson
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date: 2011-01-18
Dual-energy CT is a novel, rapidly emerging imaging technique which offers important new functional and specific information. In this book, physicists and specialists from different CT manufacturers provide an insight into the technological basis of, and the different approaches to, dual-energy CT. Renowned medical scientists in the field explain the pathophysiological and molecular background of the technique, discuss its applications, provide detailed advice on how to obtain optimal results, and offer hints regarding clinical interpretation. The main focus is on the use of dual-energy CT in daily clinical practice, and individual sections are devoted to imaging of the vascular system, the thorax, the abdomen, and the extremities. Evaluations and recommendations are based on personal experience and peer-reviewed literature. Plenty of carefully chosen high-quality images are included to illustrate the clinical benefits of the technique.
Author: Maurice Barry
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date: 2011-06-28
The assessment and management of rheumatic diseases is challenging and many doctors are not confident of their abilities in this area. Those who want to rapidly learn the essentials of modern clinical rheumatology will find all the practical advice and information they need in this text. Written for senior house officers and residents in general (internal) medicine, health professionals in rheumatology, primary care doctors and medical students will also find it useful: Up-to-date information about new therapies Essentials of common and uncommon rheumatic diseases listed Practical advice on selecting appropriate tests, drug prescribing and patient information Patient-centred approach to management Useful rheumatology websites listed All you need in one handy pocket-sized resource
Author: Fawzy G. Estafanous
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2001
The thoroughly updated Second Edition of this highly acclaimed text provides a concise yet comprehensive reference on the clinical and scientific principles of cardiovascular and thoracic anesthesia. The foremost authorities in cardiac anesthesia cover topics particular to this specialized field, such as extracorporeal circulation, transesophageal echocardiography, the physiology and pharmacology of anticoagulation, cardiac catheterization, invasive cardiology, and congenital heart disease. Ideal for residents, fellows, and practicing anesthesiologists, this important text provides comprehensive, practical guidance for all aspects of cardiac anesthesia.