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|Critical Care Notes: Clinical Pocket Guide
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Author: Janice Jones
A DAVIS NOTES BOOK! This pocket-sized quick reference is your go-to guide for the clinical information you need to care for adult patients safely and effectively.
|Fishman's Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders (2-Volume Set)
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Author: Alfred Fishman
A complete guide to the entire field of respiratory medicine--with all-new content and a streamlined new design
A Doody's Core Title for 2011!
First published in 1980, Fishman's Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders is the classic reference through which pulmonary physicians have gained a commanding look at the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary diseases and disorders. Edited by the world's foremost authorities, Fishman's Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders covers exactly what you need to know about lung diseases and their management, including sleep-disordered breathing, COPD, emphysema, and lung cancer, as well as new technological advances and imaging techniques.
This unparalleled two-volume resource begins with a compelling overview of up-to-date clinical perspectives, along with the scientific basis of lung function in health and disease. It then provides turnkey information on everything from respiratory disease signs and symptoms, to obstructive lung diseases, occupational and environmental disorders, and specific respiratory conditions such as infectious diseases of the lungs and acute respiratory failure.
New to the Fourth Edition:
- Information on recent advancements in many clinically relevant areas of pulmonary medicine
- Update to the infectious diseases chapters that reflect current practice guidelines and recent antimicrobial developments
- Clearer connection between fundamental science concepts and clinical applications, which reflect current scientific research
- Latest information on sleep disorders
- Review of recent recommendations of the American Thoracic Society and European Respiratory Society for the accurate interpretation of pulmonary function tests
- Appendices that include a respiratory questionnaire, normal values, and commonly used terms & symbols
|Blueprints Pocket Pediatric ICU (Blueprints Pockets)
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Author: Adam Schwarz
Blueprints Pocket Pediatric ICU is designed as a quick read for students on rotation and others who want to know more about the specialty. Pocket-sized and practical, the text covers the clinical topics a student would most likely encounter during an elective rotation and also provides the basic knowledge needed before USMLE Steps 2 and 3 in an organized, easy-to-read outline format. The book also features appendices on opportunities in pediatric critical care, a question and answer review, and suggested additional reading.
Blueprints Pocket Pediatric ICU is perfect for medical students. Physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and related health professionals will also find the book valuable.
|Infectious Diseases in Critical Care Medicine (Infectious Disease and Therapy)
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A clinically focused overview of infectious disease and critical care medicine.
The Third Edition of Infectious Disease in Critical Care Medicine presents clear diagnostic methods, strategies, and knowledge on antimicrobials crucial to avoiding complications and ensuring patient recovery in the CCU.
Comprehensive yet succinct, this source discusses all clinical infectious diseases from pneumonia and empyema to central nervous system and antibiotic-related infections.
- the latest research on MRSA and VRE
- 100 high quality illustrations
- four new chapters on:
- military TB
- infections related to immunosuppressive immunomodulating agents
- therapy for MRSA and VRE
- therapy for MDR klebsiella, pseudomonas, and aceinetobacter
|Trauma: Critical Care
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Compiled by internationally recognized experts in trauma critical care,this sourcediscusses the entire gamut of critical care management of the trauma patient and covers several common complications and conditions treated in surgical intensive care units that are not specifically related to trauma. Utilizing evidence-based guidelines where they exist, this all-encompassing source expertly analyzes procedures in analgesia and sedation, patient monitoring, infection control, nutritional evaluation, psychological support, and end-of-life care.
|Counseling the Terminally Ill: Sharing the Journey (Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement)
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Author: George S. Lair
Placing a focus on the spiritual needs of death and dying, the theme of this book is that the focus of counselling with people who are dying should be on the psychospiritual aspects of death and dying.
It is based on two assumptions - that death and anxiety, not pain, are the most critical issues for the dying, and that the time of dying is an opportunity for growth and transformation.
The author believes that it is imperative for counselling professionals to realize that at this time understanding and caring are primary.
|Pediatric Acute Care (Core Handbook Series in Pediatrics)
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Now in its Second Edition, this best-selling handbook is an ideal pocket reference for managing acutely ill pediatric patients. This handy guide provides quick access to relevant information with the use of algorithms, tables, and charts. This new edition includes twenty new topics and provides the latest information on all disorders and drugs.
|Clinical Electrocardiography: PreTest? Self-Assessment and Review
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Author: Franklin H. Zimmerman
Electrocardiograms are read by many health professionals, but it is critical that they be interpreted and understood by cardiologists. A four-hour session of the cardiology board exam is devoted to interpreting ECGs, and they are featured extensively in the anaesthesiology and critical care boards as well. In November 1993, the American College of Cardiology (ACC) begins recertification exams for its members. The ability to interpret ECGs is seen as being so crucial that the ACC has begun to offer review courses on the subject. This text consists of 200, high quality, three channel electrocardiograms, ranging from simple to complex, accompanied by a complete narrative history and usual interpretations. Readers can make their own diagnoses before turning the page to read the answer.
|Social Work Theory and Practice with the Terminally Ill
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Author: Joan K. Parry
Social Work Theory and Practice with the Terminally Ill, second edition, takes a compassionate look at ways that social workers can help dying people and their families. The social workers who work most effectively with terminally ill patients and their families are the ones who best understand the multifaceted nature of the dying process and its impact on the the patient, the family, and even on the health care professionals who work with patients at the end of life. Dr. Parry--who specializes in dying and bereavement--offers astute observations on the stages of dealing with the diagnosis of a terminal illness and the impending death that patients and their families confront. This updated second edition provides valuable new information on ways that social workers can help those with AIDS and their families, on traumatic death from any cause, and on the grieving processes of parents.Social Work Theory and Practice with the Terminally Ill, second edition, also includes stimulating discussions on:
In touching case studies, this volume illustrates the particular needs and concerns of the terminally ill and their families--impending losses, financial worries, job concerns, pain, unfinished business, and spiritual needs--and reviews successful interventions used by social workers to help patients and their families work through the dying process.
- the interdisciplinary health team
- the grieving process
- professional burnout
- how social workers adapt to working with dying patients
- euthanasia and physician-assisted dying
- living wills and patients’rights
|Nurturing the Premature Infant: Developmental Intervention in the Neonatal Intensive Care Nursery
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Traditionally, non-medical, developmental intervention with premature infants has been a controversial topic in neonatal intensive care units (NICU). However, a small but growing band of researchers have been pushing for the acceptance of alternative interventions, such as kangaroo care and massage therapy, that do not resort to surgical or other medical practices. Edward Goldson, a pediatrician at Children's Hospital in Colorado, has assembled the top researchers in the field to contribute to this comprehensive volume that deals with non-medical intervention with premature infants. Nurturing the Premature Infant is the first to combine the innovative research in this growing area and present it in a single volume. Not only will it be indispensable to professionals in the field, but it will also be of interest to parents of premature infants.
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