Description : Rehearse for life in clinical practice with this easy-to-use andunique series, which combines cases drawn from real-lifeexperiences with a refreshing approach to presentations as youwould see them in day-to-day situations. Get the most from clinical practice, with Clinical CasesUncovered With more than 30 cases to work through, General Practice:Clinical Cases Uncovered is perfect for medical students andjunior doctors to get to grips with what to expect from PrimaryCare in the UK. Presented in a narrative style with questions andpatient background, everything from a chest infection to panicattacks can be investigated in these real-life situations. This is the ideal resource for exam preparation or attachmentsand provides up-to-date and concise information when students needit most. For further information, visitwww.clinicalcasesuncovered.com
Description : Rehearse for life in clinical practice with this easy-to-use and unique series, which combines cases drawn from real-life experiences with a refreshing approach to presentations as you would see them in day-to-day situations. Get the most from clinical practice, with Clinical Cases Uncovered This essential title in the Clinical Cases Uncovered series includes many important scenarios in respiratory medicine that feature in real-life clinical practice. Everything is covered, from respiratory arrest and asthma to environmental effects and abnormal chest X-rays. Anatomy, physiology and the relevant pathological background feature in the basic science section, with important advice on the approach to the patient. The self-assessment section at the end is crucial to testing your understanding, giving you the best possible preparation. For further information, visit www.clinicalcasesuncovered.com
Description : Written by and for nurse practitioners, and also suitable for physician’s assistants, Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider, 4th Edition focuses on what you need to know to safely and effectively prescribe drugs for primary care. An emphasis on patient teaching helps you gain patient adherence to prescribed drug regimens, and guidelines for health promotion help in maintaining and improving your patients’ health. Now in full color, this edition expands the book's emphasis on the QSEN priorities of safety and evidence-based practice, and adds coverage of new drugs, new drug classes, and new therapeutic drug uses. Written by leading nurse practitioner authorities Marilyn Winterton Edmunds and Maren Stewart Mayhew, Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider teaches principles of pharmacotherapeutics using today’s most commonly used drugs. A Key Drugs focus highlights the most commonly used and most representative drugs of each major drug class — with particular emphasis on the top 100 most commonly prescribed drugs. Emphasis on patient teaching helps you communicate with patients and family caregivers to promote adherence to the drug regimen. Emphasis on health promotion describes how to help patients stay well and improve their health, including coverage of immunizations and biologicals, vitamins, weight management, and smoking cessation. Evidence-Based Decision-Making and Treatment Guidelines chapter (11) provides practical guidelines for using the best current research evidence to make decisions about the care of individual patients. Extensive coverage of drug therapy for special populations such as geriatric and pediatric patients includes considerations related to age, pregnancy, race, and other factors. UNIQUE! Coverage of prescriptive practice includes topics such as prescriptive authority, role implementation, and the role of nurses (NPs, CNMs, CRNAs, and CNSs) and physician assistants in writing prescriptions. NEW! Full-color design and illustrations highlight the most important content. DRUG UPDATES reflect the latest FDA-approved drugs, drug classes, and therapeutic uses. Expanded emphasis on the QSEN priorities of safety and evidence-based practice helps you eliminate drug prescribing errors with color-highlighted Safety Alerts! and NEW Clinical Practice Alerts! NEW section on male hormone replacement therapies adds coverage of men to that for women. Updated evidence-based prescribing information reflects the latest national clinical practice guidelines and evidence-based treatment guidelines, including the latest clinical treatment guidelines for diabetes. NEW! Complementary and Alternative Products tables highlight interactions with drugs, and are emphasized with a distinctive icon. Updated Drug Overview tables are enhanced with color as well as Top 100 icons that highlight the most commonly prescribed drugs.
Description : The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine, a peerless classic in the field, returns for a ninth edition. Thoroughly updated in line with current guidelines, this pocket-friendly book is the ultimate guide to the practice and philosophy of medicine.
Description : Rehearse for life in clinical practice with this easy-to-use andunique series, which combines cases drawn from real-lifeexperiences with a refreshing approach to presentations as youwould see them in day-to-day situations. Get the most from clinical practice, with ClinicalCases Uncovered Psychiatry is one of the most interesting and challenging areasof study in medicine and Clinical Cases Uncovered is yourguide through. With presentations ranging from psychosis to memory loss andfrom insomnia to self-harm, you tackle each problem as it arises ineveryday settings. Tips and key features are highlighted throughoutso you can refer back to each case for exam revision and well intoyour career. For further information, visitwww.clinicalcasesuncovered.com
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Description : Nephrology is an important speciality; patients with acute orchronic kidney failure are encountered in every medical andsurgical speciality, as well as in general practice. On mostgeneral medical rotations and on most surgical wards there arepatients with renal problems. Renal medicine is taught on rotationduring degree courses, and Foundation training programmesfrequently include attachments in nephrology, urology, and renaltransplantation. Nephrology: Clinical Cases Uncoveredcontains clinical presentations with real-life patient cases andoutcomes as seen on the wards and in exams, and leads studentsthrough a practical approach to diagnosis and management of kidneydisease. Following a question-answer approach, including self-assessmentmaterial and a ‘refresher’ section on the basic scienceof this clinical area, Nephrology: Clinical Cases Uncoveredfeatures investigations and the treatment options available forpatients with renal disease, including those requiring renalreplacement therapy with dialysis and transplantation. Difficultconcepts are clarified, using simple diagrams to explain the linkbetween pathology and clinical presentation. Nephrology: Clinical Cases Uncovered is ideal for medicalstudents, junior doctors on the Foundation Programme, GP trainees,and specialist nurses and nurse practitioners. This book is also auseful refresher for nephrology trainees at the beginning of theirspecialist training programme.
Description : From choosing the relevant investigation through to interpretation and its effects on patient management, Radiology: Clinical Cases Uncovered provides an overview of the modern imaging department, including radiation and safety considerations, putting radiology in its clinical context. The cases, covering a broad spectrum of disease processes in all body systems, are illustrated with over 250 high–quality images, while the extensive self–assessment section and accompanying explanatory notes consolidates learning and provides invaluable examination practice. Radiology: Clinical Cases Uncovered is perfect for medical students, Foundation doctors and radiographers.
Description : The market-leader in medical terminology, Chabner’s popular, proven The Language of Medicine brings medical language to life and helps you develop the understanding to communicate fluently in the healthcare setting. Terms and complex medical processes are accessible and easy to understand at all learning levels with an approach that explains terms in the context of anatomy and physiology, as well as how the body works in health and disease. Organized by body system, this combined text/workbook details additional key areas of health care, such as cancer and psychiatry, and is accompanied by full-color illustrations, exercises, and unique supplemental resources that reinforce your comprehension and help you establish the practical foundation for a successful career in healthcare. Clear, straightforward approach makes content easy to understand without any previous medical or scientific background. Text/workbook combination facilitates valuable independent study opportunities through labeling exercises, pronunciation tests, and review sheets. Practical case studies, vignettes, and exercises familiarize you with real-life applications of terminology. Full-color images reinforce anatomical and pathophysiological terms. Pronunciation of Terms list at the end of each chapter breaks down terms phonetically to help you master proper pronunciations. Medical report exercises in each chapter utilize chart notes, histories, and reports to give you practice working with realistic documents. Additional pathology photos clarify terminology and help you identify medical conditions you may encounter in practice. Updated content reflects the latest advances in digestive system operative procedures, the human genome project, normal values for tests in practical applications, and muscle function. The companion CD tests your ability to identify terms by their pronunciation and provides a fun, engaging way to review terms through games, study tips, photographs, video clips, and animations. A companion Evolve website enables you to assess your understanding with quizzes for each chapter that provide immediate feedback to help you identify specific areas for review.
Description : The authors of this book draw on research evidence and years of experience to provide practical information and guidance for health care practitioners, especially behavioral health care providers who wish to work more effectively in this fast-paced setting. Interwoven through each chapter are practical tips for success and traps to avoid. The book includes a rich array of reproducible assessment questions, patient handouts, and sample scripts. All of these help the clinician alter his or her assessment and intervention skills in a manner that leads to focused interactions that work well within the fast pace of primary care.