Schwartz's Clinical Handbook of Pediatrics

Author: Leslie J. Raffini

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1608315789

Category: Medical

Page: 984

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Organized by chief complaint, this comprehensive, pocket-sized handbook for medical students and early residents covers the diagnosis and management of more than 80 common problems found in children, focusing on symptoms, differential diagnosis, laboratory assessment, and various treatment options for each problem. Customers & reviewers note that the major strengths of this book are its readability and ease of use. It contains the perfect amount of detail and emphasizes high-yield topics that appear on end-of-rotation and in-service exams and really helps direct one's thinking process.

Handbook of Pediatric Neuropsychology

Author: Andrew S. Davis, PhD,Rik Carl D'Amato

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826157379

Category: Psychology

Page: 1400

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ìBy far, the most comprehensive and detailed coverage of pediatric neuropsychology available in a single book today, Davis provides coverage of basic principles of pediatric neuropsychology, but overall the work highlights applications to daily practice and special problems encountered by the pediatric neuropsychologist.î Cecil R. Reynolds, PhD Texas A&M University "The breadth and depth of this body of work is impressive. Chapters written by some of the best researchers and authors in the field of pediatric neuropsychology address every possible perspective on brain-behavior relationships culminating in an encyclopedic textÖ. This [book] reflects how far and wide pediatric neuropsychology has come in the past 20 years and the promise of how far it will go in the next." Elaine Fletcher-Janzen, EdD, NCSP, ABPdN The Chicago School of Professional Psychology "...it would be hard to imagine a clinical situation in pediatric neuropsychology in whichthis book would fail as a valuable resource."--Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology "I believe there is much to recommend this hefty volume. It is a solid reference that I can see appreciating as a resource as I update my training bibliography."--Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society This landmark reference covers all aspects of pediatric neuropsychology from a research-based perspective, while presenting an applied focus with practical suggestions and guidelines for clinical practice. Useful both as a training manual for graduate students and as a comprehensive reference for experienced practitioners, it is an essential resource for those dealing with a pediatric population. This handbook provides an extensive overview of the most common medical conditions that neuropsychologists encounter while dealing with pediatric populations. It also discusses school-based issues such as special education law, consulting with school staff, and reintegrating children back into mainstream schools. It contains over 100 well-respected authors who are leading researchers in their respective fields. Additionally, each of the 95 chapters includes an up-to-date review of available research, resulting in the most comprehensive text on pediatric neuropsychology available in a single volume. Key Features: Provides thorough information on understanding functional neuroanatomy and development, and on using functional neuroimaging Highlights clinical practice issues, such as legal and ethical decision-making, dealing with child abuse and neglect, and working with school staff Describes a variety of professional issues that neuropsychologists must confront during their daily practice, such as ethics, multiculturalism, child abuse, forensics, and psychopharmacology

International Handbook of Behavior Modification and Therapy

Author: Alan S. Bellack,Michel Hersen,Alan E. Kazdin

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461572754

Category: Psychology

Page: 1052

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The rapid growth of behavior therapy over the past 20 years has been well doc umented. Yet the geometric expansion of the field has been so great that it deserves to be recounted. We all received our graduate training in the mid to late 1960s. Courses in behavior therapy were then a rarity. Behavioral training was based more on informal tutorials than on systematic programs of study. The behavioral literature was so circumscribed that it could be easily mastered in a few months of study. A mere half-dozen books (by Wolpe, Lazarus, Eysenck, Ullmann, and Krasner) more-or-Iess comprised the behavioral library in the mid- 1960s. Semirial works by Ayllon and Azrin, Bandura, Franks, and Kanfer in 1968 and 1969 made it only slightly more difficult to survey the field. Keeping abreast of new developments was not very difficult, as Behaviour Research and Therapy and the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis were the only regular outlets for behavioral articles until the end of the decade, when Behavior Therapy and Be havior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry first appeared. We are too young to be maudlin, but "Oh for the good old days!" One of us did a quick survey of his bookshelves and stopped counting books with behavior or behavioral in the titles when he reached 100. There were at least half again as many behavioral books without those words in the title.

Kanski's Klinische Ophthalmologie

Eins systematischer Ansatz

Author: Brad Bowling

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 3437171712

Category: Medical

Page: 896

View: 1981

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Ob Diagnostik oder Therapie – KANSKIs Klinische Ophthalmologie stellt die verschiedenen Augenerkrankungen klar und praxisgerecht dar und vermittelt Ihnen das gesamte Know-how. Seit rund 30 Jahren ein weltweiter Bestseller! Anatomisch gegliedert und systematisch strukturiert, mit hochwertigen klinischen Fotos und Zeichnungen in Kombination mit prägnanten Texten und detaillierten Schemazeichnungen zu Anatomie und Physiologie – „der Kanski" ist das DAS Standardwerk der Augenheilkunde. Das Besondere am Kanski ist auch seine Didaktik – schnell erfassbare Texte plus die dazu passenden Abbildungen helfen Ihnen beim Verstehen und Einprägen der Inhalte. Neu in der 8. Auflage: Rund 900 neue Abbildungen Beschreibung neuer Therapieansätze, z.B. bei Katarakten Aufnahme neuer Behandlungsmethoden, z.B. Laser, Kryotherapie Aktualisierte Nomenklatur der Krankheitsbilder Ob erfahrender Augenarzt oder Arzt in der Weiterbildung - mit KANSKIs Klinische Ophthalmologie sind Sie auf der sicheren Seite!

The Harriet Lane Handbook of Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy E-Book

Mobile Medicine Series

Author: Julia McMillan,Carlton K. Lee,George K. Siberry,Karen Carroll

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323112641

Category: Medical

Page: 640

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From the experts at Johns Hopkins University who bring you the bestselling Harriet Lane Handbook, the Harriet Lane Handbook of Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy delivers quick, dependable answers to help you effectively treat a broad spectrum of pediatric infectious diseases. This highly regarded medical reference book is your pocket-sized source for all of the evidence-based recommendations you need to provide the best possible care to your young patients. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Get all of the information you need to prescribe the correct drug and the appropriate dose through a detailed drug formulary, expanded from the popular Harriet Lane Handbook. Better manage persistent, hard-to-fight pediatric infections with a section on adverse effects and drug resistance. Make the best clinical decisions with up-to-date practice guidelines from the AAP, CDC, and other authoritative pediatric and infectious disease sources. Stay on top of the most effective treatments with leading-edge coverage of antiretroviral drugs for HIV and hepatitis; antimicrobial pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamics (PK/PD) information; the latest Vancomycin therapeutic drug-monitoring recommendations; antimicrobial desensitization; pediatric developmental effects of antimicrobials approved in adults but not children; and much more. Depend on the professional wisdom of an expert author team, combined with the front-line input of current pediatric infectious disease fellows.

Symptom-Based Diagnosis in Pediatrics (CHOP Morning Report)

Author: Samir Shah,Stephen Ludwig

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071601759

Category: Medical

Page: 550

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A CASE-BASED GUIDE TO PEDIATRIC DIAGNOSIS, CONVENIENTLY ORGANIZED BY PRESENTING SYMPTOMS Symptom-Based Diagnosis in Pediatrics features 19 chapters, each devoted to a common pediatric complaint. Within each chapter, five to eight case presentations teach the diagnostic approach to the symptom. The case presentations follow a consistent outline of History, Physical Examination, and Course of Illness, and are followed by discussion of the Differential Diagnosis, Diagnosis Incidence and Epidemiology, Clinical Manifestations, Diagnostic Approach, and Treatment. Cases are illustrated with vibrant full-color photographs and include numerous tables comparing potential diagnoses. Organized by symptoms--the way patients actually present More than 100 cases teach the diagnostic approach to a symptom Cases illustrate how the same complaint can have a variety of causes Full-color clinical photos and illustrations sharpen your visual diagnosis skills Valuable tables detail the most frequent causes of common symptoms CASE-BASED COVERAGE OF THE SYMPTOMS YOU'RE MOST LIKELY TO ENCOUNTER IN PEDIATRIC PRACTICE Wheezing * Decreased Activity Level * Vomiting * Coughing * Back, Joint, and Extremity Pain * Poor Weight Gain * Abdominal Pain * Altered Mental Status * Rash * Pallor * Fever * Constipation * Neck Swelling * Chest Pain * Jaundice * Abnormal Gait * Diarrhea * Syncope * Seizures Editors Samir S. Shah, MD, MSCE is Director, Division of Hospital Medicine, James M. Ewell Endowed Chair, and Attending Physician in Hospital Medicine & Infectious Diseases at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center; and Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Stephen Ludwig, MD is Chairman of the Graduate Medical Education Committee and Continuing Medical Education Committee and an attending physician in general pediatrics at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; and Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

Handbook of Clinical Behavior Therapy with Adults

Author: Alan S. Bellack,Michel Hersen

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461324270

Category: Psychology

Page: 732

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Despite the occasional outcries to the contrary, the field of behavior therapy is still growing, and the asymptote has not been reached yet. The umbrella of behavior therapy continues to enlarge and still is able to encompass new theories, new con cepts, new research, new data, and new clinical techniques. Although the number of new behavioral journals now has stabilized, we still see a proliferation of books on the subject. In the past few years, however, we have seen considerable specialization within behavior therapy. No longer is it possible to be a generalist and remain fully abreast of all the relevant developments. Thus, we see behavior therapists who deal with adults, those who deal with children, those whose specialty is hospital psychiatry, and those who see themselves as practitioners of behavioral medicine. Even within a subarea such as behavioral medicine, specialization runs supreme to the extent that there are experts in the specific addictions, adult medical problems, and child medical problems. Given the extent of specialization, there are numerous ways "to skin" the pro verbial "cat." We therefore have chosen to look at the contemporary work in behavior therapy that is being carried out with adults, in part, of course, because of our long-standing interest in this area as teachers, researchers, and clinicians. In so doing, we have chosen to highlight the clinical aspects of the endeavor but not at the expense of the rich research heritage for each of the specific adult disorders.

Schnell-Interpretation des EKG

Ein programmierter Kurs

Author: Dale B. Dubin

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3662223937

Category: Medical

Page: 260

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Es gibt verschiedene Wege, sich in die Elektrokardiographie einzuarbeiten. ln diesem Buch wird versucht, mit einfachsten Mitteln, die primitiver erscheinen als sie sind, die Grundlagen der EKG-Diagnostik darzustellen. Ohne spezielle cardiologische Vorkenntnisse ist es daher möglich, sich in das EKG einzulesen und im Verlaufe der Lektüre die wesentlichen diagnostischen Kriterien der Routineelektrokardiographie kennenzulernen. Der sparsame Text mit der Möglichkeit, die jeweiligen Kennt nisse durch Abdeckung der seitlich versetzten Antworten zu überprüfen, ist eine didaktisch einprägsame Ergänzung der Abbildungen. Der deutsche Leser sollte beachten, daß die EKG-Kurven, der üblichen amerikanischen Praxis entsprechend, mit Ein fachschreibern, nie mit Mehrfachschreibern dargestellt werden. Ferner erfolgt die Zeitmarkierung nicht mit der uns gewohnten 0,02/0,1-sec-Unterteilung, sondern mit der amerikanischen 0,04/0,2-sec-Unterteilung. Diese Tatsache muß insbesondere bei der Frequenzberechnung berücksich tigt werden. Dieses Orientierungsbuch will sicher kein Lehrbuch ersetzen, kann aber zur Einarbeitung dem Studenten und gegebenen falls dem auf der Intensivstation tätigen Pflegepersonal und zur Rekapitulation dem praktisch tätigen Arzt empfohlen werden.

Comprehensive Handbook of Psychopathology

Author: Henry E. Adams,Patricia B. Sutker

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0306473771

Category: Psychology

Page: 970

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The purpose of this handbook, originally published in 1984, was to provide a compreh- sive review of current clinical descriptions, research , and theories of psychopathology. Descriptive psychopathology is a ?eld that forms the foundation of clinical practice and research in clinical psychology, psychiatry, psychiatric social work, psychiatric nursing, and allied professions in mental health. Since the 1st edition, the editors have devised and updated a handbook to cover both general and speci?c topics in psychopathology that would be useful to researchers, practitioners, and graduate or other advanced students in the mental health and behavioral medicine professions. To implement this plan, we have very carefully chosen colleagues whom we respect for their expertise in particular ?elds. These authors include both clinicians and researchers who have outstanding national reputations, as well as more junior behavioral scientists and clinicians who, in our opinion, will achieve similar recognition in the future. The excellent chapters in this book lead us to believe that we have chosen wisely. We would like to express our appreciation to these authors for their outstanding contributions and cooperation.

Blickdiagnostik

CompactAtlas der klinischen Inspektion und Differenzialdiagnostik - griffbereit

Author: Tischendorf, Frank W.

Publisher: Schattauer Verlag

ISBN: 3794532554

Category:

Page: 428

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Präziser Befund durch einen geschulten Blick Sichtbare Symptome rasch einordnen und richtig befunden: unverzichtbar in Ihrem ärztlichen Alltag – mit der bewährten Blickdiagnostik in der 5. Auflage. Über 600 klinische Abbildungen zu verbreiteten wie auch zu eher seltenen Diagnosen aus der Inneren Medizin, Dermatologie, Neurologie, Orthopädie und OphthalmologieDurchdachtes Doppelseitenkonzept aus Text und BildHervorhebung differenzialdiagnostischer ErläuterungenRascher Zugriff durch handliches Kitteltaschenformat und integriertes FarbleitsystemNeu: Ergänzung wichtiger proktologischer Krankheitsbilder Griffbereit und kompakt ist die Blickdiagnostik eine unentbehrliche Hilfe – von Beginn der klinischen Ausbildung bis in den Klinik- oder Praxisalltag.

Merenstein & Gardner's Handbook of Neonatal Intensive Care E-Book

Author: Sandra Lee Gardner,Brian S. Carter,Mary I Enzman-Hines,Jacinto A. Hernandez

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323081134

Category: Medical

Page: 1040

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The leading resource for collaborative critical care for newborns, Merenstein & Gardner’s Handbook of Neonatal Intensive Care, 7th Edition provides a multidisciplinary approach and a real-world perspective. It focuses on evidenced-based practice, with clinical directions in color for easy retrieval and review. Special features help you prioritize the steps in initial care, and provide a guide to sharing information with parents. With each chapter written jointly by both physicians and nurses, this book is comprehensive enough to suit the needs of the entire team in your neonatal intensive care unit. Unique! A multidisciplinary perspective is provided by an editorial team of two physicians and two nurses, and each chapter is written and reviewed by a physician and nurse team, so information mirrors the real-world experience in a neonatal intensive care unit. Unique! Clinical content is in color, so you can quickly scan through chapters for information that directly affects patient care. Unique! Parent Teaching boxes highlight the relevant information to be shared with a patient’s caregivers. Critical Findings boxes outline symptoms and diagnostic findings that require immediate attention, helping you prioritize assessment data and steps in initial care. Coverage in clinical chapters includes pathophysiology and etiology, prevention, data collection, treatment, complications, outcomes, prognosis, and parent education. Expanded Neonatal Surgery chapter covers all of the most common procedures in neonatal surgery. Follow-up of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Infant chapter is expanded to include coverage of outcomes management and discharge planning. Streamlined references are updated to include only the most current or classic sources.

Handbook of Psychological Assessment, Case Conceptualization, and Treatment, Volume 1

Adults

Author: Michel Hersen,Johan Rosqvist

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470173565

Category: Psychology

Page: 816

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Edited by recognized experts Michel Hersen and Johan Rosqvist, Handbook of Psychological Assessment, Case Conceptualization, and Treatment, Volume 1, Adults, is a thorough and practical reference for those working with adults. Bringing together the most current theories and evidence-based applications, chapters address issues of importance including ethics, medical issues, panic and agoraphobia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and posttraumatic stress disorder. Each chapter follows a structured format, opening with an overview of assessment, followed by case conceptualization, and, finally, recommended treatment.

Handbook of Social Work Practice with Vulnerable and Resilient Populations

Author: Alex Gitterman

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231537018

Category: Social Science

Page: 896

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When community and family support systems are weak or unavailable, and when internal resources fail, populations that struggle with chronic, persistent, acute, and/or unexpected problems become vulnerable to physical, cognitive, emotional, and social deterioration. Yet despite numerous risk factors, a large number of vulnerable people do live happy and productive lives. This best-selling handbook examines not only risk and vulnerability factors in disadvantaged populations but also resilience and protective strategies for managing and overcoming adversity. This third edition reflects new demographic data, research findings, and theoretical developments and accounts for changing economic and political realities, including immigration and health care policy reforms. Contributors have expanded their essays to include practice with individuals, families, and groups, and new chapters consider working with military members and their families, victims and survivors of terrorism and torture, bullied children, and young men of color.

Handbook of Religion and Health

Author: Harold Koenig,Dana King,Verna B. Carson

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199912718

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 1192

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The Handbook of Religion and Health has become the seminal research text on religion, spirituality, and health, outlining a rational argument for the connection between religion and health. The Second Edition completely revises and updates the first edition. Its authors are physicians: a psychiatrist and geriatrician, a primary care physician, and a professor of nursing and specialist in mental health nursing. The Second Edition surveys the historical connections between religion and health and grapples with the distinction between the terms ''religion'' and ''spirituality'' in research and clinical practice. It reviews research on religion and mental health, as well as extensive research literature on the mind-body relationship, and develops a model to explain how religious involvement may impact physical health through the mind-body mechanisms. It also explores the direct relationships between religion and physical health, covering such topics as immune and endocrine function, heart disease, hypertension and stroke, neurological disorders, cancer, and infectious diseases; and examines the consequences of illness including chronic pain, disability, and quality of life. Finally, the Handbook reviews research methods and addresses applications to clinical practice. Theological perspectives are interwoven throughout the chapters. The Handbook is the most insightful and authoritative resource available to anyone who wants to understand the relationship between religion and health.

Handbook of Diet, Nutrition and the Skin

Author: Victor R. Preedy

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9086867294

Category: HEALTH & FITNESS

Page: 487

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Introduction -- 1. The skin: an introduction -- General aspects of skin, nutrition and diet -- 2. Gut bacteria and skin health -- 3. The fatty acids and the skin: a focus on the n-6 family of unsaturated fatty acids -- 4. Role of vitamin B6 in skin health and diseases -- 5. Antioxidants and skin: an overview -- Micronutrients -- 6. The skin and vitamin D -- 7. Vitamin C, gene expression and skin health -- 8. Strategies for vitamin E transdermal delivery -- 9. Vitamin E chemistry, biological activity and benefits on the skin -- 10. Dietary tocotrienol and UVB-induced skin damage -- 11. Zinc and skin health: an overview -- 12. Iron and skin health: iron stimulates skin function -- Nutraceuticals and skin -- 13. Skin photoprotection and nutraceuticals: an overview -- 14. Effect of flaxseed- and borage oil ingestion on skin conditions -- 15. Dietary red ginseng and skin protection -- 16. Dietary grape seed proanthocyanidins and skin cancer -- 17. Olive oil as a skin protector -- 18. Protec ...