Pathophysiology

The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children

Author: Kathryn L. McCance,Sue E. Huether

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323088546

Category: Medical

Page: 1840

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Preceded by Pathophysiology: the biologic basis for disease in adults and children / [edited by] Kathryn L. McCance, Sue E. Huether. 6th ed. c2010.
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Study Guide for Pathophysiology - E-Book

The Biological Basis for Disease in Adults and Children

Author: Kathryn L McCance, RN PhD,Sue E Huether, RN PhD

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323413048

Category:

Page: 325

View: 5360

Learn, understand, and master pathophysiology! Corresponding to the chapters in Pathophysiology: The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children, 8th Edition, this study guide offers practical activities to help you review and remember basic pathophysiology. Interactive questions provide you with a working knowledge of disease etiology and disease processes - giving you practice applying what you've learned to clinical practice. Practice exams provide immediate feedback by helping you understand the rationale behind each answer. More than 1,200 questions cover all areas of pathophysiology. Over 40 case scenarios provide real-world examples of how pathophysiology is used in the clinical setting, helping you apply and integrate knowledge. Concise chapter summaries highlight need-to-know information and help you to quickly review content. Answer key found in the back of the study guide, allows you to check answers and evaluate your progress. Memory Check! Boxes help you understand content - not just memorize key facts. Featured Learning Objectives keeps you focused on essential information from the text. NEW! More than 20 new illustrations appear in active learning activities to engage visual learners NEW! Thoroughly revised and updated information mirrors content from the 8th edition of the Pathophysiology textbook.
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Understanding Pathophysiology - E-Book

Author: Sue E. Huether,Kathryn L. McCance

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323370527

Category: Medical

Page: 1160

View: 7378

Master the important pathophysiology concepts you need to know with the most engaging and reader-friendly text available. Filled with vibrant illustrations and complemented by online resources that bring pathophysiology concepts to life, Understanding Pathophysiology, 6th Edition continues its tradition of delivering the most accurate information on treatments, manifestations, and mechanisms of disease across the lifespan, giving you the fundamental knowledge needed to move forward in your nursing education and career. New additions include a new chapter on epigenetics, new content on rare diseases, a separate chapter for male and female reproductive alterations, streamlined features, simplified language, and fully updated information throughout. Introduction to Pathophysiology in the front matter section provides intro to the subject of pathophysiology and explains why it is important. Consistent presentation helps readers better distinguish pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and evaluation and treatment for each disease. More than 1,000 high-quality illustrations vividly depict clinical manifestations and cellular mechanisms underlying diseases. Lifespan coverage details age-specific conditions affecting pediatric, adult, and aging patients in depth. Algorithms throughout the text clarify disease progression. Risk Factor boxes alert readers to important safety considerations associated with specific diseases. Health Alert boxes highlight new developments in biologic research, diagnostic studies, preventive care, treatments, and more. Quick Check boxes test readers’ retention of important chapter concepts. Geriatric Considerations boxes and Pediatric Considerations boxes highlight key considerations for these demographics in relevant chapters. Did You Understand? sections provide a fast and efficient review of chapter content. Chapter outlines help readers find specific information with ease. Chapter introductions explain why chapter content is important and how it fits into a broader health care context. Key terms are bolded throughout the text for fast, easy reference. Glossary of selected terms familiarizes readers with the most difficult or important terminology. Additional online resources on Evolve companion website offers access to animations, review questions, key terms matching exercises, and more.
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Pathophysiology - E-Book

The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children

Author: Kathryn L. McCance,Sue E. Huether

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323293751

Category: Medical

Page: 1840

View: 4917

With easy-to-read, in-depth descriptions of disease, disease etiology, and disease processes, Pathophysiology: The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children, 7th Edition helps you understand the most important and the most complex pathophysiology concepts. More than 1,200 full-color illustrations and photographs make it easier to identify normal anatomy and physiology, as well as alterations of function. This edition includes a NEW Epigenetics and Disease chapter along with additional What’s New boxes highlighting the latest advances in pathophysiology. Written by well-known educators Kathryn McCance and Sue Huether, and joined by a team of expert contributors, this resource is the most comprehensive and authoritative pathophysiology text available! Over 1,200 full-color illustrations and photographs depict the clinical manifestations of disease and disease processes — more than in any other pathophysiology text. A fully updated glossary includes 1,000 terms, and makes lookup easier by grouping together similar topics and terms. Outstanding authors Kathryn McCance and Sue Huether have extensive backgrounds as researchers and instructors, and utilize expert contributors, consultants, and reviewers in developing this edition. Chapter summary reviews provide concise synopses of the main points of each chapter. Consistent presentation of diseases includes pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and evaluation and treatment. Lifespan content includes ten separate pediatric chapters and special sections with aging and pediatrics content. Algorithms and flowcharts of diseases and disorders make it easy to follow the sequential progression of disease processes. Nutrition and Disease boxes explain the link between concepts of health promotion and disease. EXTENSIVELY Updated content reflects advances in pathophysiology including tumor biology invasion and metastases, the epidemiology of cancer, diabetes mellitus, insulin resistance, thyroid and adrenal gland disorders, female reproductive disorders including benign breast diseases and breast cancer, and a separate chapter on male reproductive disorders and cancer. NEW! Chapter on epigenetics and disease. Additional What’s New boxes highlight the most current research and clinical development.
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Fundamentals of Applied Pathophysiology

An Essential Guide for Nursing and Healthcare Students

Author: Ian Peate

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119219493

Category: Medical

Page: 624

View: 2788

Fundamentals of Applied Pathophysiology continues to be an accessible and comprehensive introductory text to pathophysiology, written specifically for nursing and healthcare students to assist in the understanding of human anatomy, and the complex disease patterns that affect normal physiology. Thoroughly updated, and with full-colour illustrations throughout, this new edition incorporates additional learning features including reflective questions at the end of each chapter, investigation boxes, medication alerts, red flags to indicate essential information to be aware of when providing care, vital signs boxes relating to physiological measurements as well as inclusion of the National Early Warning Score. With emphasis placed on a multidisciplinary approach, Fundamentals of Applied Pathophysiology highlights the importance of contemporary, safe, and effective practice in an environment in which the delivery of care is constantly evolving.
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Genomic Essentials for Graduate Level Nurses

Author: Diane C. Seibert,Quannetta T. Edwards,Ann H. Maradiegue,Susan T. Tinley

Publisher: DEStech Publications, Inc

ISBN: 1605950947

Category: Medical

Page: 454

View: 3953

Presents genetics and genomic essentials specifically for graduate-level nursesPrenatal care, cardiology, cancer and other disease systems covered in depth by chapter expertsKey chapter devoted to ethical and legal issues and to future technology Designed as both a nursing reference and course text, this book presents genetics and genomic essentials specifically for graduate-level nurses. Preliminary chapters cover the basics of genetics, risk assessment and genetic testing. With chapter contributions by topic experts, the remainder of the book is organized by disease system and covers genetics and genomics in prenatal care, neurology, cancer, respiratory function, cardiology, pharmacogenomics, hematology and others. Key chapters on ethical and legal issues and future technology are also included. This volume is well-suited for nursing faculty, nursing students, nurse leaders, and other nursing professionals with a need for further information on genetics and genomics in a nursing role and across a variety of specialties.
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Career Success Strategies for Nurse Educators

Author: Joyce J. Fitzpatrick,Kristen S. Montgomery

Publisher: F A Davis Company

ISBN: 9780803614024

Category: Medical

Page: 212

View: 412

With each passing year more and more nursing educators retire, and larger numbers of retirees are expected in the coming years. Using their own experience and the knowledge gained from their work, our authors have written this unique and timely book that strives to fill the needs of new and forthcoming nursing faculty. Career Success Strategies for Nurse Educators is an essential book for graduate students, advanced practice nurses, and new graduates seeking faculty positions as they embrace a new role as nursing educator.
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Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Nursing Practice

Author: Tammie Lee Demler,Jacqueline Rhoads

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 1284143678

Category: Medical

Page: 772

View: 1951

Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics focuses on the critical information necessary for prescribing drugs for common diseases and disorders.
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Forensic Nursing

Scope and Standards of Practice

Author: International Association of Forensic Nurses,American Nurses Association

Publisher: Amer Nurses Assn

ISBN: 9781558102651

Category: Medical

Page: 107

View: 5549

Forensic Nursing
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This Is Your Brain on Parasites

How Tiny Creatures Manipulate Our Behavior and Shape Society

Author: Kathleen McAuliffe

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0544193229

Category: Science

Page: 272

View: 3254

“Engrossing … [An] expedition through the hidden and sometimes horrifying microbial domain.” —Wall Street Journal “Fascinating—and full of the kind of factoids you can't wait to share.” —Scientific American Parasites can live only inside another animal and, as Kathleen McAuliffe reveals, these tiny organisms have many evolutionary motives for manipulating the behavior of their hosts. With astonishing precision, parasites can coax rats to approach cats, spiders to transform the patterns of their webs, and fish to draw the attention of birds that then swoop down to feast on them. We humans are hardly immune to their influence. Organisms we pick up from our own pets are strongly suspected of changing our personality traits and contributing to recklessness and impulsivity—even suicide. Germs that cause colds and the flu may alter our behavior even before symptoms become apparent. Parasites influence our species on the cultural level, too. Drawing on a huge body of research, McAuliffe argues that our dread of contamination is an evolved defense against parasites. The horror and revulsion we are programmed to feel when we come in contact with people who appear diseased or dirty helped pave the way for civilization, but may also be the basis for major divisions in societies that persist to this day. This Is Your Brain on Parasites is both a journey into cutting-edge science and a revelatory examination of what it means to be human. “If you’ve ever doubted the power of microbes to shape society and offer us a grander view of life, read on and find yourself duly impressed.” —Heather Havrilesky, Bookforum
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Principles and Practice of Pediatric Oncology

Author: Philip A. Pizzo,David G. Poplack

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496318765

Category: Medical

Page: 1344

View: 6112

Now thoroughly updated to include new advances in the field,and with regular content updates to the eBook, Principles and Practice of Pediatric Oncology, 7th Edition remains the gold standard text for the care and research of children with cancer. This authoritative reference is the single most comprehensive resource on the biology and genetics of childhood cancer and the diagnosis, multimodal treatment, and long-term management of young patients with cancer. Also addressed are a broad array of topics on the supportive and psychosocial aspects of care of children and families. Covering virtually every aspect of the breadth and depth of childhood cancer, this 7th Edition provides expert guidance on state-of-the-art, multidisciplinary care for children and families. Stay up to date with the most recent advances in the field with the contributions by new and returning contributors, including the perspective from patients and parents in the chapter titled “The Other Side of the Bed.” Reference your eBook version for key updates in the field during the life of the edition! Chapters included on palliative care and education. Supportive care is covered broadly and specifically – in contexts such as emergencies, infectious disease, and nutrition. The most updated and authoritative information is provided by the leading experts in the field. Gain a thorough understanding of every aspect of pediatric oncology, with comprehensive information regarding basic science, diagnostic tools, principles of treatment, and clinical trials, as well as highly detailed, definitive coverage of each pediatric malignancy. Collaborate more effectively with others on the cancer care team to enhance quality-of-life issues for patients and families. Understand the cooperative nature of pediatric oncology as a model for cancer research with information from cooperative clinical trial groups and consortia.
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Mosby's Guide to Physical Examination

Author: Henry M. Seidel

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323055702

Category: Medical

Page: 883

View: 6961

With a strong patient-centered approach to care and an author team comprised of nurses and physicians, Seidel's Guide to Physical Examination, 8th Edition, addresses teaching and learning health assessment in nursing, medical, and a wide variety of other health-care programs, at both undergraduate and graduate levels. This new edition offers an increased focus on evidence-based practice and improved readability, along with integrated lifespan content and numerous special features such as Clinical Pearls and Physical Variations, Functional Assessment, and Staying Well boxes. Evidence-Based Practice in Physical Examination boxes supply you with current data on the most effective techniques for delivering quality patient care. Clinical Pearls lend insights and clinical expertise to help you develop clinical judgment skills. Functional Assessment boxes present a more holistic approach to patient care that extends beyond the physical exam to patients' functional ability. Staying Well boxes focus you on patient wellness and health promotion. Risk Factor boxes provide opportunities for patient teaching or genetic testing for a variety of conditions. Differential diagnosis content offers you an understanding of how disease presentations vary and specific information for how to make diagnoses from similar abnormal findings. Abnormal Findings tables equip you with a quick, illustrated reference that allows for comparisons of various abnormalities along with key symptoms and underlying pathophysiology. Sample Documentation boxes clarify appropriate professional language for the process of recording patient assessment data. NEW! Advance Practice Skills highlighted throughout text makes identification and reference easier for students. NEW! Updated content throughout provides you with cutting-edge research and a strong evidence-based approach to care. NEW! Vital Signs and Pain Assessment Chapter groups important, foundational tasks together for easy reference in one location. NEW! Improve readability ensures content remains clear, straightforward, and easy to understand. NEW! Updated illustrations and photographs enhances visual appeal and clarifies anatomic concepts and exam techniques.
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Pathophysiology Online

The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults & Children

Author: Kathryn L. McCance,Sue E. Huether

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780323187084

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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Pathophysiology Online is a collection of over 20 online modules developed by learning experts to boost your understanding of the most important and challenging concepts in pathophysiology. Designed to complement the McCance Pathophysiology 7th edition textbook, this unique course uses animations, interactive activities, case studies, alogrithms, and more to enhance your comprehension of pathophysiology. Enhances and supplements the textbook with online activities showing processes and concepts using animation, sound, and more. Incorporates easy access to .PDF downloads of textbook pages for reading assignments. NEW! A reorganized module that covers the Biology of Cancer and Tumor Spread in a condensed, easier to follow format. Provides faculty with complete, professionally prepared, easy-to-use lessons ready for immediate use, saving valuable preparation time. Includes hundreds of engaging activities and exercises to challenge students to think critically about key aspects of pathophysiology while making learning entertaining. Includes over 80 specially created, narrated animations to help students visualize some of the most complex pathophysiologic processes. Incorporates over 850 high-quality figures to illustrate tough concepts and key clinical presentations of disease processes for all body systems. Features case studies throughout to encourage development of critical thinking skills and application of knowledge to real-world situations. Provides a pre-test for every major body system to help students test their knowledge of normal structure and function before alterations in function are introduced. Includes a comprehensive exam for every module that can be used as a self-assessment tool to help students prepare for in-class exams or can be reserved by instructors as graded assessments. Provides rationales for both correct and incorrect responses to help students not only know when an answer is correct or incorrect, but why. Gives students immediate feedback on all activities and assessments throughout, reinforcing learning and encouraging subject mastery. Provides a glossary to give students quick, easy access to definitions of new and unfamiliar terms. Provides carefully reviewed core topic resources, including websites, for further exploration, so students can focus on learning information, not searching for it. Supports diverse learning styles with activities and content that use both voice-overs, narrations, on-screen text, and visual cues.
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Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach, Tenth Edition

Author: Gary C. Yee,Robert L. Talbert,Gary R. Matzke,Joseph T. DiPiro,Barbara G. Wells,L. Michael Posey

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical

ISBN: 9781259587481

Category: Medical

Page: 2800

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The most comprehensive text available on the use of evidence-based medication therapies for optimal patient outcomes – updated with the latest breakthroughs and guidelines Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach is written to help you advance the quality of patient care through evidence-based medication therapy derived from sound pharmacotherapeutic principles. The scope of this trusted classic goes beyond drug indications and dosages to include the initial selection, proper administration, and monitoring of drugs. You will find everything you need to provide safe, effective drug therapy across the full range of therapeutic categories. Presented in full-color, the Tenth Edition is enriched by more than 300 expert contributors, and every chapter has been updated to reflect the latest in evidence-based information and recommendations. This sweeping updates include tables, charts, algorithms, and practice guidelines. This edition is also enhanced by a timely all-new chapter on Travel Health. Here’s why this is the perfect learning tool for students, patient-focused pharmacists, and other health care providers: • All chapters have been updated to provide the most current, reliable, and relevant information possible • Key Concepts at the beginning of each chapter • Clinical Presentation Tables summarize disease signs and symptoms • Clinical Controversies Boxes examine the complicated issues faced by students and clinicians in providing drug therapy • Color coded diagnostic flow diagram, treatment algorithms, dosing recommendations, and monitoring approaches clearly distinguish treatment pathways • Most disease-oriented chapters include updated evidence-based treatment guidelines that often include ratings of the level of evidence to support the key therapeutic approaches Edition after trusted edition, Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach has been unmatched in its ability to clearly and impartially impart core pathophysiological and therapeutic elements that students and practitioners must be familiar with.
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Biochemistry

Author: Denise R. Ferrier

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451175620

Category: Medical

Page: 552

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Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews: Biochemistry is the long-established first-and best resource for the essentials of biochemistry. Students rely on this text to help them quicklyreview, assimilate, and integrate large amounts of critical and complex information. For more than two decades, faculty and students have praisedLIR Biochemistry's matchless illustrations that make concepts come to life.NEW! extensive revisions and updated content integrative and chapter-based cases new and updated figures new questions bonus online chapter on Blood Clotting Plus all the hallmark features you count on from Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews: Outline format – perfect for both concise review and foundational learning Annotated, full-color illustrations – visually explain complex biochemical processes Chapter overviews and summaries – reinforce your study time Clinical boxes – take students quickly from the classroom to the patient, associating key concepts with real-world scenarios More than 200 review questions in the book FREE with purchase! A comprehensive online exam featuring 500+ practice questions, plus fully searchable eBook
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Pathophysiology

Concepts of Altered Health States

Author: Carol Porth,Glenn Matfin

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781766166

Category: Medical

Page: 1688

View: 9055

This is the Eighth Edition of the comprehensive and well-respected text and reference of pathophysiology. As a nurse-physiologist, Carol Porth uniquely emphasizes "concepts" of altered health states, as opposed to factual descriptions of diseases and disorders. This conceptual model integrates the developmental and preventative aspects of health. By taking this physiologic approach, the author ensures a comprehension of the whole of body function. By integrating all of the aspects of the human body into a total functional whole, the student can grasp both the physical and psychological aspects of altered health. This edition has a completely revamped art program and new displays that showcase pathophysiological processes though detailed visual representation. Other highlights include a greater international focus, expanded content on evidence-based practice and completely revised, updated chapters on genetics, disorders of white blood cells and lymphoid tissues, and innate and acquired immunity. A bound-in CD-ROM and companion Website include Weblinks, an NCLEX® tutorial, a Spanish-English audio glossary, monographs of 100 most commonly prescribed drugs, over 30 Concepts in Action animations, 5 Clinical Simulations, and dosage calculation quizzes. An Instructor's Resource DVD-ROM and online instructor resources are also available.
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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2

Author: Elena Favilli,Francesca Cavallo

Publisher: Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls

ISBN: 9780997895827

Category: JUVENILE NONFICTION

Page: 224

View: 7991

"Good Night Stories For Rebel Girls 2" is the sequel to the sensational New York Times bestseller, and the most crowdfunded book of all times. The authors, Francesca Cavallo and Elena Favilli, will take you and your kids on an empowering journey through 100 new bedtime stories, featuring the adventures of extraordinary women from Nefertiti to Beyoncé. The unique narrative style of "Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls" transforms each biography into a fairy-tale, filling the readers with wonder and with a burning curiosity to know more about each hero. Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2 boasts a brand new graphic design, a glossary and 100 incredible new portraits created by the best female artists of our time. "This amazing book shows girls they can be anything they want." - Melinda Gates "Essential reading for girls and indeed boys; children who read this at bedtime are guaranteed some big and inspirational dreams." - Fiona Noble, The Guardian "The anti-princess book teaching girls to rebel." - Georgina Rannard, BBC News
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Pearson's Federal Taxation 2018 Individuals

Author: Thomas R. Pope,Timothy J. Rupert,Kenneth E. Anderson

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134532608

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 896

View: 3170

For courses in the Principles of Taxation. Assist readers in mastering the principles of taxation with the latest tax regulations The Rupert/Pope/Anderson series is unsurpassed in blending technical aspects of the most recent federal taxation mandates with maximum readability and relevance for readers. Containing strong pedagogical tools that enable individuals to apply tax principles within the text to real-life situations, and tax information from 2016 and early 2017, Pearson's Federal Taxation 2018 Individuals, 31st Edition provides a better teaching and learning experience. Also available with MyLab Accounting MyLab(tm) Accounting is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab, search for: 0134642503 / 9780134642505 Pearson's Federal Taxation 2018 Individuals Plus MyLab Accounting with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 31/e Package consists of: 0134532600 / 9780134532608 Pearson's Federal Taxation 2018 Individuals 0134562690 / 9780134562698 MyLab Accounting with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Pearson's Federal Taxation 2018 Individuals
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Substance Abuse

Inpatient and Outpatient Management for Every Clinician

Author: Alan David Kaye,Nalini Vadivelu,Richard D. Urman

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1493919512

Category: Medical

Page: 658

View: 8100

This book is written for any clinician who encounters substance abuse in a patient and wonders what to do. Experts from a cross-section of specialties and health professions provide up-to-date, evidence-based guidance on how non-expert clinicians can recognize, understand, and approach the management of substance abuse in their patients. They detail the range of treatments available and whether and how they work. The central importance of using a carefully selected multimodal approach that is tailored to the individual patient is emphasized throughout and illustrated in case scenarios from actual clinical practice.
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Anesthesia and Co-Existing Disease

Author: Robert Sladen,Douglas B. Coursin,Jonathan T. Ketzler,Hugh Playford

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139463497

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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Anesthesia and Co-existing Diseases provides a timely, rapid overview of common and uncommon co-morbidities that are encountered in the day-to-day practice of anesthesiology. It provides a guide to the perioperative assessment and anesthetic management of patients with widely prevalent co-morbidities such as hypertension, diabetes, obesity, myocardial ischemia, kidney and liver disease. It concisely outlines priorities for patients with special problems who are undergoing unrelated operative procedures, such as the obstetrical patient, the patient with prior organ transplantation, the adult patient with congenital heart disease, the spinal cord-injured patient, the cancer patient with prior chemotherapy, the critically ill patient or the patient with a psychiatric disorder. It also focuses on specific challenges to the anesthesiologist, such as patients with latex allergy, a history of substance abuse, preoperative use of herbal medications, or who are at risk of malignant hyperthermia.
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