The Merck Manual of Patient Symptoms

A Concise, Practical Guide to Etiology, Evaluation, and Treatment

Author: Robert S. Porter

Publisher: Merck

ISBN: 9780911910117

Category: Medical

Page: 670

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This compact, convenient and thorough reference guide, created in the great tradition of so many other Merck Manuals, enables users to quickly find information they need to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients. Professionals will appreciate its conciseness, reliability, and portability, and students will love how it helps them make the transition from textbook knowledge to practical experience. It's published in a handy, durable paperback format, presented in 2-color for clarity and attractiveness, pocket-sized at 4 3/4 inches by 7 1/2 inches.

Pediatric Nursing Test Success

An Unfolding Case Study Review

Author: Susan Parnell Scholtz, PhD, RN,Vicki Martin, MSN, RN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826171370

Category: Medical

Page: 344

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This novel resource for course content review of pediatric nursing and NCLEX-RN preparation features a potent learning techniqueóthe use of unfolding case studiesóto enhance critical thinking skills and enable students to think like a practicing nurse. Covering both basic and advanced nursing concepts of caring for children and families, this format embeds required content into compelling, real-life scenarios that evolve over time. These unfolding case studies are of particular value because they closely mimic real-life situations in nursing and provide situational mental models that assist students with problem-solving and critical thinking techniques. All content areas required for NCLEX-RN success are interwoven in an enjoyable format that dispels the drudgery of straightforward memorization. A variety of NCLEX-style questions are used throughout the book to familiarize students with the exam format and to help them assess their own learning. The book includes engaging eResources for enriched learning experiences. It will also be of value to faculty as a make-up guide for students who miss clinical hours, and as a reference for scenarios with standardized patients or role-play situations. Key Features: Uses unique unfolding case study method that embeds basic and advanced pediatric nursing care concepts Promotes active learning and knowledge retention Helps to foster problem-solving and critical thinking techniques Provides all types of NCLEX-style questions for exam preparation Includes eResources throughout for enhanced learning opportunities

Migraine: Identify Your Triggers, Break Your Dependence on Medication, Take Back Your Life

An Integrative Self-Care Plan for Wellness

Author: Sharron E. Murray

Publisher: Conari Press

ISBN: 157324595X

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 208

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"Sharon Murray ... meticulously researched and explored various treatments before coming to the conclusion that what migraine sufferers really need is a wellness plan unique to their specific ailments. Migraine helps you create just such a plan"--Page [4] of cover.

Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing

An Interpersonal Approach

Author: Dr. Jeffrey Jones,Dr. Joyce Fitzpatrick,Vickie L. Rogers

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826105637

Category: Medical

Page: 674

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Klinische Ophthalmologie

Author: Jack J. Kanski

Publisher: "Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag"

ISBN: 3437171321

Category: Medical

Page: 928

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Der Bestseller im Fachgebiet Augenheilkunde Den kennt jeder, den will jeder haben: Die Klinische Ophthalmologie von Kanski ist seit 25 Jahren der Bestseller weltweit! Denn in diesem Standardwerk finden Sie die gesamte Augenheilkunde so, wie Sie sie brauchen: aktuell, praxisnah und perfekt erklärt. - über 2700 hervorragende Fotos und erklärende Zeichnungen mit gut verständlichem Lehrbuchtext - geschrieben von einem der renommiertesten Experten der Augenheilkunde - Alles über Augenerkrankungen- und störungen finden Sie hier! Die gesamte Augenheilkunde - prägnant geschrieben und brillant illustriert! Seit über 25 Jahren ist Kanskis Klinische Ophthalmologie ein weltweiter Bestseller. Das Werk ist Atlas und Augenheilkunde-Lehrbuch zugleich: kurze und praxisnahe Texte, kombiniert mit über 2700 hochwertigen klinischen Fotos und detaillierten Schemazeichnungen verdeutlichen sowohl bewährte als auch innovative Verfahren zur Diagnostik und Therapie der Augenerkrankungen und sorgen für maximale Verständlichkeit. Neu in der 7. Auflage: - Alle Inhalte vollständig überarbeitet und aktualisiert - Über 2700 hochwertige Abbildungen, davon 1000 erstmals in dieser Auflage - Aktuelles Management der altersabhängigen Makuladegeneration inkl. VEGF-Inhibitoren-Therapie - Neueste Entwicklungen in der Untersuchung (z. B. OCT) und Behandlung von Netzhaut und Sehnervenerkrankungen - Update der Pharmakotherapie z.B. bei Augeninfektionen und Glaukom - Bewährte und innovative chirurgische Methoden - Kosmetische Chirurgie - Diagnostik und Illustration systemischer Begleiterkrankungen - Zusätzliches Kapitel: Okulare Nebenwirkungen systemischer Medikamente Sowohl für Ärzte in der Ausbildung als auch für praktizierende Ophthalmologen ist dieses Standardwerk ein absolutes Muss!

Neurologie

Author: Heinrich Mattle,Marco Mumenthaler

Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag

ISBN: 3131577738

Category: Medical

Page: 768

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Viel Klinik - Viel Therapie - Viel Praxisnähe - Grundlagen und klinische Informationen, in die Jahrzehnte klinische Erfahrungen einfließen - Antwort auf alle Fragen der neurologischen Praxis - Das gesamte neurologische Wissen - komprimiert auf hohem Niveau - Hilfreiche Hinweise und Fehlerquellen Neu in der 13. Auflage: - Alle Kapitel wurden vollständig überarbeitet und auf den neuesten Stand der Wissenschaft gebracht Ob im Staatsexamen, im PJ oder in der Weiterbildung - der kompetente Begleiter für den klinischen Alltag!

Codex Alera 5

Die Befreier von Canea

Author: Jim Butcher

Publisher: Blanvalet Taschenbuch Verlag

ISBN: 3641057922

Category: Fiction

Page: 608

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Die schrecklichen Vord haben die Canim aus ihrer Heimat Canea vertrieben und so die Invasion Aleras durch die Wolfsähnlichen erzwungen. Doch Tavi von Calderon, dem frisch ernannten Erben des Throns, gelingt es, die Canim zu einem unsicheren Frieden zu bewegen. Aber das Abkommen hat einen hohen Preis. Er muss ein Menschenheer übers Meer in die Heimat der Canim führen und ihnen gegen die Vord beistehen. Und während Tavi und seine Soldaten einen fernen Krieg kämpfen, erreichen die Vord bereits seine Heimat ...

The Merck manual of diagnosis and therapy

Author: Merck & Co,Merck Sharp & Dohme

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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Presents treatment options for a broad spectrum of medical disorders. Discussions include etiology, epidemiology, and pathogenesis, symptoms and signs, laboratory findings, diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment.

Die Narben der Gewalt

Traumatische Erfahrungen verstehen und überwinden

Author: Judith Herman

Publisher: Junfermann Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3955717631

Category: Psychology

Page: 352

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Dieses Buch ist das Ergebnis jahrzehntelanger Forschung und praktischer Arbeit mit Opfern sexueller und häuslicher Gewalt. Es spiegelt zudem die vielfältigen Erfahrungen der Autorin mit zahlreichen anderen traumatisierten Patienten wider, vor allem mit Kriegsveteranen und Terroropfern. 2015 fasste Judith Herman die neuesten Forschungen und Entwicklungen zusammen und ergänzte somit ihren Klassiker, der nie an Aktualität verloren hat. "Das Buch von Judith Herman ist eines der wichtigsten und gleichzeitig lesbarsten Bücher der modernen Traumaforschung. Es sollte in allen universitären Seminaren zum Thema psychische Traumatisierungen zur Pflichtlektüre gehören." - Dr. Arne Hofmann

General Medical Conditions in the Athlete - E-Book

Author: Micki Cuppett,Katie Walsh

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323291058

Category: Medical

Page: 512

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A one-stop reference for the diagnosis and treatment of athletic injuries and illnesses, General Medical Conditions in the Athlete, 2nd Edition provides in-depth coverage of all the aspects of non-orthopedic pathology that can occur within athletes. Full-color photos enhance comprehension of the material, which is logically organized into 19 chapters. The beginning chapters cover fundamental areas such as the medical examination, equipment, diagnostic imaging and testing, and pharmacology. Later chapters, organized by body systems, cover the actual medical conditions and include all educational competencies mandated by the National Athletic Trainers' Association for program accreditation. The last two chapters cover psychosocial and substance abuse disorders and working with special populations. Experienced authors Micki Cuppett and Katie Walsh provide unrivaled online resources, including nearly one hour of video showing examples of patient evaluation procedures. Unique one-stop reference is the most comprehensive of its kind, with 19 chapters covering all aspects of non-orthopedic pathology plus a full complement of online resources. Unique Key Points boxes highlight expert advice and guidance for practice. Unique Red Flags boxes call attention to important and often life-threatening information concerning a variety of medical conditions. NATA competencies are incorporated throughout, covering all the content mandated by the National Athletic Trainers' Association for program accreditation. More than 400 illustrations, most in full color, include both anatomical and clinical images. A consistent format in body systems chapters makes information easy to find, first outlining the condition's signs and symptoms and then detailing the appropriate referral and diagnostic tests, the differential diagnosis, the treatment, the prognosis, and the return to athletic participation. Learning Objectives begin each chapter, outlining what you should know after studying the material. Key terms are bolded on first reference within a chapter, and defined in a back-of-book glossary. Expert author team offers authoritative content based on nearly 50 years of combined experience in athletic training education. Unique full-color illustrations aid comprehension of the anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology of the medical conditions discussed. Unique Common Procedures in the Athletic Training Clinic chapter discusses the expanding role of the athletic trainer, who in many states is allowed perform a variety of basic medical procedures, such as suturing or starting IV fluids. NEW Diagnostic Testing and Imaging chapter meets the need for mandated content included in the 2008 revised NATA educational competencies. An improved logical organization makes this book an ideal clinical reference, beginning with foundational content followed by chapters discussing medical conditions by body system, then detailing psychosocial and substance abuse disorders and working with special populations in the last two chapters. The expanded companion Evolve website includes nearly one hour of video clips with examples of patient evaluation procedures.

Papyros Ebers

Das älteste Buch über Heilkunde

Author: H. Joachim

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3111521761

Category: History

Page: 234

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Cardiac Review, An Issue of Critical Care Nursing Clinics - E-Book

Author: Bobbie Leeper

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455709115

Category: Medical

Page: 161

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This issue of Critical Care Nursing Clinics, Guest Edited by Bobbi Leeper, MN, RN, CNS M-S, CCRN, at Baylor University Medical Center, provides review of Cardiac topics for the practicing nurse. Article topics include: Spectrum of Acute Coronary Syndromes; Mechanical Complications of AMI; Glucose Control in the Cardiovascular Patient; Pulmonary Hypertension; Pulmonary Problems in the Patient with Cardiovascular Disease; Stroke Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery; Surgery on Thoracic Aorta; Heart Valve Surgery; Complications of Cardiac Surgery; Electrolyte Disorders in the Cardiac Patient; and Cardiogenic Shock.

The Encyclopedia of Neuropsychological Disorders

Author: Arthur MacNeill Horton, Jr., EdD, ABPP, ABPN,Chad A. Noggle, PhD, ABN,Raymond S. Dean, PhD, ABPP, ABN, ABPdN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826198554

Category: Psychology

Page: 830

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"I am pleased to include this text in my library, and I am confident that it will serve as an excellent resource for years to come."--PsycCRITIQUES This book serves as an A-Z reference that addresses the neuropsychological aspects of 300 neurological, neuropsychiatric, and neuromedical disorders. Each entry follows a 5 section structure that will cover (1) essential features of the disorder (2) physiological basis of the disorder (3) neuropsychological and other clinical presentation (4) assessment and diagnostic practices (5) evidence-based treatments and interventions. This book is written for clinical professionals and students in training to aid in clinical awareness, diagnostic accuracy, and intervention successfulness. The text goes beyond the emotional and behavioral aspects of each disorder and views the broader impacts of the symptoms. This approach emphasizes the importance of looking at the other functional impacts of these manifestations (e.g. cognitive deficits secondary to depression, orthodopaedic ambulation issues). The emphasis on neuropsychological sequelae, physiological basis, and means of diagnosing and treating of 300 conditions across the lifespan make this the most comprehensive resource available to professionals in and around neuropsychology, neuropsychiatry and the behavioral neurosciences. Key Features: Presents 300 highly-structured entries providing disorder features, pathology and physiology, clinical representation, assessment and diagnosis, and evidence-based treatments and interventions Covers neurological, neuropsychiatric, and neuromedical disorders across the lifespan (pediatric, adult, and geriatric populations) Includes interventions and methods of treatment for the outcomes patients may experience

Manual of Critical Care Nursing - E-Book

Nursing Interventions and Collaborative Management

Author: Marianne Saunorus Baird,Susan Bethel

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323065929

Category: Medical

Page: 1008

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It's the ideal go-to reference for the clinical setting! Compact and easy to use, Manual of Critical Care Nursing, 6th Edition presents essential information on approximately 80 disorders and conditions, as well as concepts relevant to caring for all critically ill patients and functioning in the critical care environment. Award-winning clinical nurse specialists Marianne Baird and Sue Bethel separate the content first by body system and then by disorder, with each disorder including a brief description of pathophysiology, assessment, diagnostic testing, collaborative management, nursing diagnoses, desired outcomes, nursing interventions, and patient teaching and rehabilitation. A concise format presents the material in a way that reflects a practicing nurse's thought processes. Coverage of approximately 80 critical care conditions/disorders includes those most commonly seen in critical care units. Chapter outlines provide easy access to disorders. A portable size makes it ideal for use in the unit or bedside, and is also easy to carry on campus. Unique! Gerontology icon highlights considerations relating to the care of older adults. Unique! Research briefs in special boxes discuss selected research studies for evidence-based patient care. Unique! The latest NANDA-approved nursing diagnoses increase familiarity with NANDA terminology. Appendixes provide quick reference to information needed in the critical care setting. Revised format mirrors a practicing nurse's approach to patient care, making it easier to find information. Newly formatted care plans incorporate diagnoses, interventions, and desired outcomes in a consistent, logical organization. Patient safety alerts and high alerts call attention to issues important to a patient’s safety. Unique! Diagnostic Tests tables highlight the definition, purpose, and abnormal findings for each test. Unique! Collaborative Management tables concisely summarize key points while incorporating nationally recognized guidelines. Colored tabs mark the location of each body system, making topics easier to find. Smaller trim size increases portability for use in the unit or bedside, while enhancing readability.

Illustrated Orthopedic Physical Assessment - E-Book

Author: Ronald C. Evans

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323062989

Category: Medical

Page: 1208

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Logically organized with comprehensive coverage, this newly revised third edition prepares you to choose the right orthopedic tests, accurately assess any patient, and arrive at a clear diagnosis. Trusted for both its depth of coverage and its accessible, accurate information, it features gamuts, clinical pearls, and cross-reference tables for quick and easy reference. Now in brilliant full color, with all new photos of every test, it’s even more visually appealing, and illustrates common conditions and procedural tests more effectively than ever before. This edition offers a fresh look at testing for orthopedic conditions, with detailed text that explains the key moves of each test, its alternate names, and the appropriate reporting statement. Extensive cross-referencing ensures that you can easily find the right test for efficient and effective practice, and protocol charts guide you through the examination process step by step. Chapters are logically organized by region, and tests within each chapter are arranged alphabetically, so you can find the information you need in seconds! Each test begins with a brief discussion of basic anatomy, then moves into a description of the actual procedure and ends with next-step directives. Critical Thinking questions at the end of each chapter help you apply what you’ve learned to clinical practice. Orthopedic Gamuts provide summaries of key points in a concise list – numerous gamuts within each chapter help you master material quickly and easily. Clinical Pearls share the author’s knowledge gained through years of clinical experience, helping you avoid common misdiagnoses. Cross-reference tables offer at-a-glance guidance on which tests should be used to diagnose particular diseases, for maximum accuracy and efficiency in practice. Each chapter begins with an index of tests for easy reference, and axioms that remind you of elemental information, such as how painful certain maneuvers may be or the extent of some body parts’ range. Contains a chapter on malingering (non-organically-based complaints), helping you investigate and determine the root cause of complaint, whether due to injury, for psychological reasons, or an attempt to feign injury for various purposes, such as for improper receipt of worker’s compensation. Companion DVD contains video footage of Dr. Evans performing and explaining each assessment test in the book. Full-color photographs demonstrate how to perform 237 orthopedic tests! At the Viewbox feature contains high-quality radiographs that depict various pathologies, as well as musculature and other anatomy that can’t be shown photographically.

Brocklehurst's Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology E-Book

Author: Howard M. Fillit,Kenneth Rockwood,Kenneth Woodhouse

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437720757

Category: Medical

Page: 1152

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Popular with generations of practitioners, Brocklehurst's Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology has been the definitive reference of choice in the field of geriatric care. The new 7th Edition, by Howard M. Fillit, MD, Kenneth Rockwood, MD, and Kenneth Woodhouse, carries on this tradition with an increased clinical focus and updated coverage to help you meet the unique challenges posed by this growing patient population. Consistent discussions of clinical manifestations, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and more make reference quick and easy, while over 255 illustrations compliment the text to help you find what you need on a given condition. Examples of the latest imaging studies depict the effects of aging on the brain, and new algorithms further streamline decision making. Emphasizes the clinical relevance of the latest scientific findings to help you easily apply the material to everyday practice. Features consistent discussions of clinical manifestations, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and more that make reference quick and easy. Includes over 255 illustrations—including algorithms, photographs, and tables—that compliment the text to help you find what you need on a given condition. Provides summary boxes at the end of each chapter that highlight important points. Features the work of an expert author team, now led by Dr. Howard M. Fillit who provides an American perspective to complement the book’s traditional wealth of British expertise. Includes an expanded use of algorithms to streamline decision making. Presents more color images in the section on aging skin, offering a real-life perspective of conditions for enhanced diagnostic accuracy. Includes examples of the latest imaging studies to help you detect and classify changes to the brain during aging. Offers Grade A evidence-based references keyed to the relevant text.