Harrisons Manual of Medicine 18th Edition

Author: Dan Longo
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071808309
Release Date: 2012-09-21
Genre: Medical

The authority of Harrison’s in a concise, carry-anywhere text Drawn from the eighteenth edition of Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, this handy reference covers key aspects of the diagnosis, clinical manifestations, and treatment of the major diseases that are likely to be encountered in medical practice. Presented in full color and completely updated to reflect all the major advances and clinical developments, Harrison’s Manual of Medicine, 18e offers high-yield coverage of: Etiology and Epidemiology Clinically Relevant Pathophysiology Signs & Symptoms Differential Diagnosis Physical and Laboratory Findings Therapeutics Practice Guidelines Utilizing an effective mix of succinct text, bullet points, algorithms, and tables, Harrison’s Manual of Medicine, 18e covers every area of clinical medicine – as only Harrison’s can.

Harrisons Manual of Medicine 19th Edition

Author: Dennis L. Kasper
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071828543
Release Date: 2016-05-22
Genre: Medical

Essential Clinical Information Drawn From Harrison’s Harrison’s Manual of Medicine is a concise, bedside resource derived from content found in Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, Nineteenth Edition. Perfect for use at the point of care, the Manual presents clinical information covering key aspects of the diagnosis, clinical manifestations, and treatment of the major diseases that are likely to be encountered in medical practice. Presented in full color and incorporating an efficient blend of succinct text, bullet points, algorithms, and tables Harrison’s Manual of Medicine, Nineteenth Edition covers every area of clinical medicine, including: · Etiology and Epidemiology · Clinically Relevant Pathophysiology · Signs and Symptoms · Differential Diagnosis · Physical and Laboratory Findings · Therapeutics · Practice Guidelines

Harrison s Manual of Medicine

Author: Anne S Kasper, Ph.D.
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
ISBN: 0071411372
Release Date: 2002-02-01
Genre: Computers

SAVE 20%! This value pack consists of the print and PDA versions of Harrison's Manual of Medicine, 15/e. Referenced to the world's best-selling internal medicine textbook, the Harrison's Manual of Medicine provides on-the-spot answers to the problems you face daily. Now this invaluable manual, powered by Unbound, is available for your Palm OS handheld device via a deliverable CD-ROM. Edited by the foremost practitioners in internal medicine the Harrison's Manual of Medicine features cutting edge technology and high-end medical content available within only two taps of your stylus. QUICK ANSWERS TO CLINICAL QUESTIONS! Load the Harrison's Manual of Medicine from the CD-ROM directly to your handheld. Easy instructions are included. Features Include: QUICK ANSWER TECHNOLOGY- Get to the information you need with as little as 2 taps. COMPREHENSIVE CONTENT- Hundreds of diseases/conditions are organized alphabetically using a convenient topic guide. NAVIGATE TO TREATMENT and more- Using alphabetic topic guide, link from hundreds of disease to: *treatment summaries *differential diagnosis *clinical manifestations *practice guidelines *signs and symptoms *pathophysiology *lab findings SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS *A handheld device with Palm OS 3.x or later with 1.2 MB of free memory *A PC with Windows 95, 98, NT 4.0, ME, 2000, or XP *HotSync Manager (or equivalent), version 3.01 or above *Connection to the Internet

Quality Patient Care Making Evidence Based High Value Choices An Issue of Medical Clinics of North America

Author: Marc Shalaby
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323462815
Release Date: 2016-08-24
Genre: Medical

This issue of Medical Clinics, guest edited by Drs. Marc Shalaby and Edward Bollard, is devoted to Quality Patient Care: Making Evidence-Based, High Value Choices. Articles in this issue include: Cardiovascular testing in asymptomatic patients: carotid duplex, cardiac stress testing, screen for PVD; Utility of echocardiogram in the evaluation of heart murmurs; Evidenced-based recommendations for the evaluation of palpitations in the primary care setting; Radiologic evaluation of common orthopedic complaints: low back pain, non-traumatic knee/shoulder/hip pain, and ankle injuries; Indications and usefulness of common injections for non-traumatic orthopedic complaints – shoulder, trochanteric bursa, epidural injections, tennis elbow, and knee; The evidence-based evaluation of chronic cough; Evaluation of uncomplicated headache; Evaluation of syncope; Pre-operative assessment: Cataract surgery, pre-operative EKG testing, screening for cardiopulmonary disease, urinalysis, coagulation studies, other lab assessments; The approach to occult GI bleed; The role of EGD surveillance for patients with Barrett’s esophagus; The evidence-based evaluation of iron deficiency anemia; Cancer screening in the elderly; Utilization and safety of common over the counter dietary/nutritional supplements, herbal agents and homeopathic compounds for disease prevention; Utilization of oxygen for the patient with dyspnea; IV fluids, enteral or parenteral nutrition; and Symptom control at the end of life.

Medical Conditions in the Athlete 3rd Edition

Author: Walsh Flanagan, Katie
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9781492533504
Release Date: 2017-03-06
Genre: Medical

Medical Conditions in the Athlete, Third Edition, equips health care providers with the information they need to develop a framework for decision making when working with injured and recovering athletes and active populations.

Harrison s Principles of Internal Medicine

Author: Dan L. Longo
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
ISBN:
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Medical

The most trusted textbook in medicine -- featuring the acclaimed "Harrison's" DVD with 57 additional chapters and exclusive video and tutorials "Now presented in TWO VOLUMES" Extensively revised and expanded by the world's leading physicians, "Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 18e" continues to set the standard as the pinnacle of current medical knowledge and practice, offering the definitive review of disease mechanisms and management. CURRENT All chapters have been completely updated to reflect the latest knowledge and evidence, and important new chapters have been added, including: "Systems Biology in Health and Disease," "The Human Microbiome," "The Biology of Aging," and "Neuropsychiatric Illnesses in War Veterans." CONNECTED "Harrison's" covers more global aspects of medicine than any other textbook, and features such chapters as "Global Issues in Medicine," by Jim Yong Kim, Paul Farmer, and Joseph Rhatigan, and new to the 18th edition, "Primary Care in Low and Middle Income Countries." COMPREHENSIVE No other resource delivers coverage of disease mechanisms and management like "Harrison's," including world-renowned chapters on HIV/AIDS, STEMI and non-STEMI myocardial infarction, cancer biology, multiple sclerosis, and diabetes. The "Harrison's" Multi-Media DVD-- Better Than Ever The "Harrison's" DVD has been expanded to include an extensive video demonstration of the neurological physical examination, and video tutorials on how to perform essential clinical procedures, including: Thoracentesis Abdominal Paracentesis Endotracheal Intubation Central Venous Catheter Placement 57 additional chapters and more than 2,000 images make the companion DVD an essential part of every physician's education, practice, and lifelong learning.The DVD also features PowerPoint presentations from fifty chapters to facilitate classroom lectures, and a free trial subscription to AccessMedicine.com (including Harrison's Online). "Harrison's 18e" is proud to present a tribute to longtime editor, Eugene Braunwald, MD for his outstanding and continuing contributions to medical knowledge and practice.

Clinical Guidelines for Advanced Practice Nursing

Author: Collins-Bride
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781284093131
Release Date: 2016-03-17
Genre: Medical

Clinical Guidelines for Advanced Practice Nursing: An Interdisciplinary Approach, Third Edition is an accessible and practical reference designed to help nurses and students with daily clinical decision making. Written in collaboration with certified nurse midwives, clinical nurse specialists, nurse practitioners, nutritionists, pharmacists, and physicians, it fosters a team approach to health care. Divided into four areas—Pediatrics, Gynecology, Obstetrics, and, Adult General Medicine—and following a lifespan approach, it utilizes the S-O-A-P (Subjective-Objective-Assessment-Plan) format. Additionally, the authors explore complex chronic disease management, health promotion across the lifespan, and professional and legal issues such as reimbursement, billing, and the legal scope of practice. The Third Edition has a keen focus on gerontology to accommodate the AGNP specialty and to better assist the student or clinician in caring for the aging population. The authors follow the across the life span approach and focus on common complete disorders. Certain chapters have been revised and new chapters have been added which include:Health Maintenance for Older Adults; Frailty; Common Gerontology Syndromes; Cancer Survivorship; Lipid Disorders; Acne (pediatrics section). Please note that the 2016 CDC Guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic pain in the United States were not yet available at the time the authors were updating the Third Edition. See the Instructor Resources tab to read a note from the authors about their recommendations for resources around these guidelines.

Physician Assistant Review

Author: Patrick C. Auth
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451171297
Release Date: 2012-07-30
Genre: Medical

Physician Assistant Review, 4th Edition prepares students and practicing physician assistants for the certification (PANCE) and recertification (PANRE) examinations. This comprehensive text includes a review of the required primary care medical knowledge, while providing test taking and study strategies in a highly-organized format. Each section, organized by body system, describes common diseases while covering etiology, pathology, clinical features, diagnostic studies and management. The text’s companion website provides 1,000 board format questions to ensure your comprehension of the material. Complete explanations of your correct and incorrect answers help you better understand which areas to focus on while studying. New to this edition: · New chapter on preventive medicine with a special focus on public health · A component of emergency medicine is threaded throughout the book · The latest standards of care and revisions based on our readers’ feedback will keep you up-to-date · An expanded, online test bank of one exam with 360-questions includes correct and incorrect answer rationales to focus your study · Expanded surgery chapter (skin, endocrine, disorders of the breast, vascular disorders, gastrointestinal, genitourinary tract, disorders of bone, trauma, and nutrition disorders) to reflect NCCPA specialty examinations

Oral Medicine A Handbook for Physicians An Issue of Medical Clinics

Author: Eric Stoopler
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323323826
Release Date: 2014-11-05
Genre: Medical

This issue of the Medical Clinics of North America, devoted to Oral Medicine, is edited by Drs. Eric T. Stoopler and Thomas P. Sollecito. Articles in this issue include: Anatomical and examination considerations of the oral cavity; Common dental and periodontal diseases; Common dental and orofacial trauma; Normal variations of oral anatomy and common oral soft tissue lesions; Oral cancer; Oral mucosal disorders; Temporomandibular disorders (TMDs); Orofacial pain syndromes; and Salivary gland disorders.

Mosby s Canadian Manual of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests E Book

Author: Kathleen Deska Pagana
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781927406885
Release Date: 2012-09-14
Genre: Medical

The very first resource of its kind, written exclusively for Canada, Mosby’s Canadian Manual of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests provides clear, concise coverage of more than 700 of the most commonly performed tests, with Canadian lab values, SI units, Canadian cultural considerations, and more unique Canadian content. Its many user-friendly features include an easy-to-understand writing style, full-colour illustrations, and a logical organization. Each test entry is presented in a consistent format to provide quick access to information on specimen collection, normal findings, indications, test explanation, procedure and patient care, and test results and clinical significance, as well as any applicable contraindications, potential complications, interfering factors, and related tests. UNIQUE! Test Results and Clinical Significance sections explain pathophysiology and how test results may indicate certain disease processes. Critical values are emphasized to alert you to situations requiring immediate intervention. UNIQUE! Related Tests sections list tests that provide similar information or are used to evaluate the same body system, disease process, or symptom. UNIQUE! SI units in the Normal Findings section of appropriate tests offer quick and easy reference (conventional units also included). UNIQUE! Cultural Considerations boxes highlight important aspects of working with people from the diverse cultural and racial backgrounds of the Canadian population, such as First Nations communities. Includes Canadian generic and trade drug names to comply with Health Canada and the Compendium of Pharmaceuticals and Specialties (CPS). Addresses Canadian privacy laws and legislation (including PHIPA and PIPEDA), the Canadian Labour Code, and policies for DNA collection, reporting of infections such as Chlamydia, and much more. Provides information on Canadian test-tube colouring classifications and guidelines for the correct order and process of collecting blood samples in Canada. Follows Canadian standard precautions and procedures such as those set forth by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, as well as Canadian screening protocols such as those set out in the Canadian Cancer Society Screening Guidelines. Canadian statistics are provided for topics such as STDs and C. difficile. New full-colour photographs and enhanced illustrations clarify key concepts and reflect the latest procedures, equipment, and techniques. Completely updated content covers 30 new tests, including ductoscopy, thyroglobulin, lactoferrin, and human papillomavirus.

Emergency and Trauma Care for Nurses and Paramedics

Author: Kate Curtis
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780729579827
Release Date: 2011-08-15
Genre: Medical

Emergency and Trauma Care is written for Australian emergency care providers including paramedics, emergency nurses, pre-hospital care providers, nurse practitioners, general practice nurses and allied health practitioners including occupational therapists and physiotherapists who are caring for trauma patients. This book follows the patient journey from pre-hospital to definitive care. Using a body systems approach, each chapter provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of adult and paediatric emergencies. Implications for clinical practice is supported by chapters of professional practice, clinical skills, research, evidence-based practice, and legal, ethical and cultural issues. Clinical assessment, physiology, management and rationale for intervention of common and not so common emergency presentations are provided, with each chapter providing clear and relevant examples for both Paramedics and Nurses. Emergency and Trauma Care brings together a team of highly respected clinical practitioners and academics to deliver the most up-to-date text dealing with the practical procedures and evidence experienced by emergency and trauma care providers every day. Chapter 2 Pre-hospital care overview in Australia and NZ Chapter 10 Scene assessment, management and rescue Chapter 11 Pre-Hospital Clinical Reasoning, Triage and Communication Pre-hospital and emergency nursing considerations included in all relevant chapters Chapter 5 Cultural Considerations in Emergency Care addresses cultural diversity, beliefs and values and focuses on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and Maori health Chapter 19 Resuscitation includes advanced life support, airway management and incorporates the 2010 Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines Chapter 37 People with disabilities provides assessment, examination and communication strategies for working with clients with intellectual and physical disabilities Section 5 focuses on examination and communication strategies for working with unique population groups, including the elderly, disabled, obstetric and paediatric patients Section 6 details major trauma assessment and management, blast injury, and trauma to specific body regions Essentials outline the main points addressed in each chapter Practice tips assist with communication skills, procedures and assessment Case studies supported by questions throughout Summaries and Key points, review questions, web links and references provide for consolidation and further research. Evolve resources include Power point slides, 30 additional Case studies, image bank, web links Three paramedic specific chapters (including scene assessment and management)

Iron Disorders An Issue of Hematology Oncology Clinics

Author: Matthew M. Heeney
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323299404
Release Date: 2014-08-13
Genre: Medical

This issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics, guest edited by Drs. Matthew Heeney and Alan Cohen, is devoted to Iron Disorders. Articles in this issue include: Hereditary Hemochromatosis (HFE and Non-HFE); Iron Refractory Iron Deficiency Anemia (IRIDA); Sideroblastic Anemia; Anemia of Chronic Disease/Inflammation; Pathophysiology of Transfusional Iron Overload; Transfusional Iron Overload and Iron Chelation Therapy; Iron Overload and its Management in Non-Transfusion-Dependent Thalassemia; Treatment of Iron Deficiency Anemia; and Iron Overload Assessment.

Havard s Nursing Guide to Drugs

Author: Adriana P. Tiziani
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780729581622
Release Date: 2013-06-01
Genre: Medical

This ninth edition of Havard’s Nursing Guide to Drugs e-book continues to provide reliable, accurate drug information for nursing and midwifery students and practitioners. All content in this must have nursing drug handbook, is tailored for nurses and midwives in Australia and New Zealand. User-friendly and fully up-to-date, this indispensible nursing e-book delivers safe drug administration information regarding form, action, use, dose, adverse effects and interactions in compliance with current pharmaceutical guidelines by the Therapeutic Goods Association (TGA). Each therapeutic drug class features a detailed description, followed by an A-Z of drugs within that class. Important Nursing points and cautions throughout this edition highlight best practice in drug administration. Patient teaching and advice has been included to emphasise an essential part of care within a multidisciplinary team. This e-book edition also features icons that indicate drug cautions during pregnancy and breastfeeding, and another that indicates drug-specific restrictions in sport. A bestselling Elsevier textbook, Havard’s Nursing Guide to Drugs has been the premier drug guide for nurses and midwives since 1983. Havard’s Nursing Guide to Drugs 9th edition will also be available for separate purchase as an app (iOS and android) and provides an easy reference, searchable version of the text in mobile format for students and practitioners to carry with them during clinical practice. Also, available for separate purchase to be used alongside the Havard’s Nursing Guide to Drugs app will be the Tiziani Drug Calculations app. When both apps are purchased the user will be able to share function, content and data between the two applications. This link will provide cross reference from the text to case studies and drug calculation MCQ’s, placing the pharmacology in a clinical context. Havard's Nursing Guide to Drugs 9e app and the Tiziani Drug Calculations app will be available for purchase in December 2013. Drugs listed by therapeutic class and by body system Both trade names and generic drug names provided Each drug entry listed by available forms, action, use, dosage, adverse effects, interactions with other drugs Nursing points and cautions and Patient teaching and advice ensure quality patient care New focus on Patient teaching and advice. All existing drugs reviewed and updated. All new entries checked to ensure form, action, dose, usage, adverse effects, contraindication and precautions comply with current pharmaceutical guidelines. Cautions for drugs used during pregnancy and breastfeeding are highlighted with an icon. Cautions for sports related drugs are also highlighted with an icon.

Textbook of Adult Emergency Medicine

Author: Peter Cameron
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702054389
Release Date: 2014-04-01
Genre: Medical

Now fully revised and updated, Textbook of Adult Emergency Medicine provides clear and consistent coverage of this rapidly evolving specialty. Building on the success of previous editions, it covers all the major topics that present to the trainee doctor in the emergency department. It will also prove invaluable to the range of other professionals working in this setting - including nurse specialists and paramedics - who require concise, highly practical guidance, incorporating latest best practices and current guidelines. For the first time, this edition now comes with access to addtional ancillary meterial, including practical procdure videos and self-assessment material. Updates throughout reflect latest practice developments, curricula requirements and essential guidelines Key point boxes highlight topic ‘essentials’ as well as controversial areas of treatment An expanded list of leading international contributors ensures comprehensive coverage and maximizes worldwide relevance New and enhanced coverage of important and topical areas - including latest imaging in emergency medicine; organ donation; massive transfusion protocols; medico legal issues; patient safety and quality measures All new accompanying electronic ancillariy material, including procedure videos and self-assessment materials to check your understanding and aid exam preparation Expansion of administration section - especially patient safety New and enhanced coverage of important and topical areas - including latest imaging in emergency medicine; organ donation; massive transfusion protocols; medico legal issues; patient safety and quality measures All new accompanying electronic ancillary materials - including practical procedures videos and self-assessment materials