ABC of Oral Health


Author: Crispian Scully
Publisher: BMJ Books
ISBN: 9780727915511
Category: Medical
Page: 41
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For patients with oral health problems or dental emergencies, the GP or primary health care worker is often the first port of call. This ABC covers all the most common oral conditions encountered in primary care. It gives clear concise guidance on the management and prevention of oral health problems with the aid of high quality clinical photographs. Advice is given on which conditions are minor, and which could signify more serious underlying disease. The ABC of Oral Health will be an invaluable reference for GPs, practice nurses, and all those involved in oral health care.

ABC of Interventional Cardiology


Author: Ever D. Grech
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0727915460
Category: Medical
Page: 51
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Coronary artery disease (CAD) causes severe disability and more death than any other disease in affluent societies, including cancer. The medical conditions associated with it are angina, ischaemia, unstable angina, myocardial infarction, arrhythmias, heart failure and sudden death. Choosing the appropriate investigation to confirm a diagnosis helps to assess risk and determine the correct treatment path. GPs also need to know the effective life-style and risk-factor modifications in addition to advocating the best medical therapy.

Helping the Patient with Advanced Disease

A Workbook
Author: Claud F. B. Regnard
Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing
ISBN: 9781857759648
Category: Medical
Page: 241
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Helping others to learn about caring for people with advanced disease has always been a fundamental part of effective palliative care. This flexible learning material, formally evaluated by the Open University, is based on the Current Learning in Palliative Care (CLIP) worksheets to cover all aspects of palliative care. Easy to use, with activities throughout, they can be reproduced as handouts when presenting to a group, or used individually alongside a tutor, or within a group setting. Each worksheet is carefully structured and assigned a learning level from introductory to advanced, to give the reader an indication of how much experience or knowledge is needed to carry out the exercise. This book provides an essential resource to arm health professionals, carers and teams with the knowledge and skills needed in their daily work.

Annual Reports and Resolutions


Author: American Dental Association
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Dentistry
Page: N.A
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Includes minutes of the association's Board of Trustees.

UCSF General Catalog


Author: University of California, San Francisco
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: N.A
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Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series

1973: January-June
Author: Library of Congress. Copyright Office
Publisher: Copyright Office, Library of Congress
ISBN: N.A
Category: Copyright
Page: 1862
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Health Assessment and Physical Examination

Australian and New Zealand Edition with Student Resource Access 24 Months
Author: Mary Ellen Zator Estes,Pauline Calleja,Karen Theobald,Theresa Harvey
Publisher: Cengage AU
ISBN: 0170354849
Category: Nursing assessment
Page: 865
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Health Assessment and Physical Examination is designed to teach students to assess a patient s physical, psychological, cultural and emotional dimensions of health as a foundation of nursing care. The skills of interviewing, inspection, percussion, palpation, auscultation, and documentation are refined to help students to make clinical judgements and promote healthy patient outcomes. A strong emphasis on science encompasses all the technical aspects of anatomy, physiology, and assessment, while highlighting clinically relevant information. Emphasis on caring is displayed through themes of assessment of the whole person, which also encourages nurses to think about care for themselves as well as patients.

Oxford Handbook of Genitourinary Medicine, HIV, and Sexual Health


Author: Richard Pattman,Nathan Sankar,Babiker Elawad,Pauline Handy,David Ashley Price
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191043680
Category: Medical
Page: 656
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The new edition of this successful handbook provides a balance of evidence-based information on Genitourinary Medicine (GUM), including HIV/AIDS. It provides high quality, digestible clinical detail and also practical information on the ever-increasing medico-legal, ethical, and procedural issues of growing importance when dealing with these complex topics. Designed primarily for the trainee in GUM, it is also a valuable reference and resource for the specialist physician, nurse, and other professionals working in the field of sexual health. The new edition remains relevant to those working in this field and features practical enhanced sections on contraception and genital dermatology written by specialist contributors, and information for general practitioners in order to provide services for STIs. The book consists of three easy-to-follow sections. The first section deals with routine management within GUM; medico-legal and ethical issues, the standard patient, special situations, and routine clinical and laboratory processes that include simple flow chart guidance on common clinical presentations. The second section details GUM conditions in a disease-orientated style, including STIs and also other genitourinary problems that may present. The third section on HIV provides a contemporary epidemiological overview of this infection, basic viral biology and pathogenesis, a disease-orientated description of conditions both directly related and opportunistic, and their management and data on special situations such as pregnancy. Finally guidance on commonly used abbreviations is shown together with a useful resource directory for staff. In essence this handbook provides a wealth of simple and easy to follow information on STIs and the principles of providing a service including administrative and medico-legal issues that are sometimes difficult to locate. This book will be of global use to all those with an interest in sexual health whatever their level of expertise and wherever they may practice.

ABC of Palliative Care


Author: Marie Fallon,Geoffrey Hanks
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118697618
Category: Medical
Page: 96
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This brand new edition pulls together the most up-to-date information on this complex, multidisciplinary area in a practical, user-friendly manner. It deals with the important social and psychological aspects for palliative care of people with incurable diseases including quality of life, communication and bereavement issues.

ABC of Hypertension


Author: D. Gareth Beevers,Gregory Y. H. Lip,Eoin T. O'Brien
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118592565
Category: Medical
Page: 128
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High blood pressure is a common chronic medical problem encountered in primary care, yet it is commonly under diagnosed. ABC of Hypertension is a long established, practical guide to the investigation, treatment and management of hypertensive patients. This sixth edition: Provides practical guidance on measurement of blood pressure and the investigation and management of hypertensive patients Explains new developments in measurement and automated measurement of blood pressure and Updates coverage on treatment of the elderly and explains of the implications of recent trials Incorporates current British Hypertension Society and NICE guidelines

ABC of the First Year


Author: Bernard Valman,Roslyn Thomas
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 144431243X
Category: Medical
Page: 136
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This well-established book gives clear guidance on normal development and how to diagnose and manage illness in newborn infants and babies. The sixth edition of the ABC of the First Year has been fully revised and updated to reflect the introduction of National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence guidelines, the reduction in universal screening and the increasing care of the newborn provided by family practitioners and midwives. There are new sections on the recognition and prevention of obesity, which is an increasing problem. The reduction in universal screening has resulted in parents requesting advice about their child's development at a variety of ages. A Development Chart shows the age-related normal range in different abilities and activities and will enable family doctors, at a glance, to determine whether a parent should be reassured that an infant is normal or needs further assessment. The inclusion of useful links and addresses of resources and organisations helps make the new edition of the ABC of the First Year an invaluable resource for GPs, midwives, paediatric nurses, health visitors and medical students, and an ideal companion to Bernard Valman's ABC of One to Seven.

Clinical Orthodontics: Current Concepts, Goals and Mechanics - E-Book


Author: Ashok Karad
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 8131231682
Category: Medical
Page: 498
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This book is targeted for every Orthodontic professional – postgraduate students (residents), practicing orthodontists and academicians and is a contemporary reference for all undergraduate level dentistry students. The contents of the book have been based on its theme: Current concepts: dealing with the unique approach to diagnosis, treatment planning, treatment sequencing and execution of treatment in diverse clinical situations Goals: redefining orthodontic treatment goals in accordance with the current understanding of the science Mechanics: highlighting newer methods, unbiased treatment approach, and refined mechanics to produce high-quality results • Most comprehensive reference book covering a wide array of clinical concepts • Covers numerous well-documented clinical cases along with illustrations providing an excellent tool for the orthodontists to serve their patients better • Includes unique chapters like Digital imaging in orthodontics, Interdisciplinary orthodontics, Excellence in finishing, Functional goals in orthodontics, and Managing an orthodontic practice • Truly international standard book with a dynamic group of leading world-class clinicians, researchers, teachers and authors delivering cutting-edge information • Includes more the 2000 high-quality illustrations

ABC of Dermatology


Author: Rachael Morris-Jones
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118520130
Category: Medical
Page: 240
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With over 450 full colour images, ABC of Dermatology is a practical guide to identification, recognition, treatment and management of common dermatological conditions encountered within primary care, walk-in centres, and the emergency room and within patients admitted to hospital with medical/surgical conditions. Fully updated with new developments and treatments, this sixth edition provides expanded coverage of psoriasis, eczema, inflammatory dermatoses and drug photosensitivity. It also includes improved coverage of the management of onychomycosis, scabies and lice, and hair and scalp, and new content on biological treatments, lymphoedema, community acquired MRSA, pityriasis rosea, immune reconstitution syndrome and antifungal drugs. ABC of Dermatology is the ideal learning partner and resource for GPs, family physicians, junior doctors, medical students and primary care health professionals.

The Rise of Viagra

How the Little Blue Pill Changed Sex in America
Author: Meika Loe
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814744990
Category: Social Science
Page: 288
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Since its introduction in 1998, Viagra has launched a new kind of sexual revolution. Quickly becoming one of the most sought after drugs in history, the little blue pill created a sea change within the pharmaceutical industry—from how drugs could be marketed to the types of drugs put into development—as well as the culture at large. Impotency is no longer an embarrassing male secret; now it is called “erectile dysfunction,” and is simply something to “ask your doctor” about. And over 16 million men have. The Rise of Viagra is the first book to detail the history and the vast social implications of the Viagra phenomenon. Meika Loe argues that Viagra has changed what qualifies as normal sex in America. In the quick-fix, pill-for-everything culture that Viagra helped to create, erections can now be had by popping a pill, making sex on demand, regardless of age or infirmity, and, potentially, for the rest of one's life. Drawing on interviews with men who take the drug, their wives, doctors and pharmacists as well as scientists and researchers in the field, this fascinating account provides an intimate history of the drug's effect on America. Loe also examines the quest for the female Viagra, the impact of the drug around the world, the introduction of new erection drugs, like Levitra and Cialis, and the rapid growth of the multi-billion dollar pharmaceutical industry. This wide-ranging book explains how this medical breakthrough and cultural phenomenon have forever changed the meaning of sex in America.

The Dental Assistant


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Dental assistants
Page: N.A
View: 1745
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Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series

1951
Author: N.A
Publisher: Copyright Office, Library of Congress
ISBN: N.A
Category: Copyright
Page: 1543
View: 4164
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Includes Part 1A: Books and Part 1B: Pamphlets, Serials and Contributions to Periodicals

Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology Series: Photodynamic Therapy E-Book


Author: Mitchel P. Goldman
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 143772096X
Category: Medical
Page: 176
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This title in the PROCEDURES IN COSMETIC DERMATOLOGY SERIES presents up-to-the-minute, practical guidance on the hottest photodynamic therapy techniques shaping today's practice. Succinctly written and lavishly illustrated, it focuses on procedural how-to's and offer step-by-step advice on proper techniques, pitfalls, and tricks of the trade—so you can refine and hone your skills...and expand your surgical repertoire. You'll find current, to-the-point guidance on the cosmetic use of PDT—edited by a pioneer in the field, Dr. Mitchel P. Goldman. Implement the newest procedures into your practice immediately and confidently—with the outstanding guidance you'll find in this volume of the PROCEDURES IN COSMETIC DERMATOLOGY SERIES. Get the best results when performing PDT for skin diseases, skin cancer and HPV, and skin rejuvenation, especially in aging and sun-damaged skin —all in one concise, accessible volume. Visualize techniques clearly with a wealth of color illustrations and photographs that depict cases as they appear in practice. Know the costs for each light source, and get recommendations from the experts on which light source is best for your practice. Ensure the safety of your clients with post-photodynamic therapy care information sheets for patients. Implement the latest techniques for topical PDT for acne * photorejuvenation * fluorescence diagnosis * and medical uses of PDT.

Oral Radiology - E-Book

Principles and Interpretation
Author: Stuart C. White,Michael J. Pharoah
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323075924
Category: Medical
Page: 656
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With more than 1,000 high-quality radiographs and illustrations, this bestselling book visually demonstrates the basic principles of oral and maxillofacial radiology as well as effective clinical application. You’ll be able to diagnose and treat patients effectively with the coverage of imaging techniques, including specialized techniques such as MRI and CT, and the comprehensive discussion of the radiographic interpretation of pathology. The book also covers radiation physics, radiation biology, and radiation safety and protection — helping you provide state-of-the-art care! A consistent format makes it easy to follow and comprehend clinical material on each pathologic condition, including a definition, synonyms, clinical features, radiographic features, differential diagnosis, and management/treatment. Updated photos show new equipment and radiographs in the areas of intraoral radiographs, normal radiographic anatomy, panoramic imaging, and advanced imaging. Updated Digital Imaging chapter expands coverage of PSP plates and its use in cephalometric and panoramic imaging, examining the larger latitudes of photostimulable phosphor receptors and their linear response to the five orders of magnitude of x-ray exposure. Updated Guidelines for Prescribing Dental Radiographs chapter includes the latest ADA guidelines, and also discusses the European Guidelines. Updated information on radiographic manifestations of diseases in the orofacial region includes the latest data on etiology and diagnosis, with an emphasis on advanced imaging. Expert contributors include many authors with worldwide reputations. Cone Beam Computed Tomography chapter covers machines, the imaging process, and typical clinical applications of cone-beam imaging, with examples of examinations made from scans. Evolve website adds more coverage of cases, with more examples of specific issues.

ABC of COPD


Author: Graeme P. Currie
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119212855
Category: Medical
Page: 136
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Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Contributors -- Foreword -- Chapter 1 Definition, Epidemiology and Risk Factors -- Definition -- Epidemiology -- Prevalence -- Mortality -- Morbidity and economic impact -- Risk factors -- Smoking -- Other factors -- Air pollution -- Occupation -- [alpha]1-Antitrypsin deficiency -- Further reading -- Chapter 2 Pathology and Pathogenesis -- Introduction -- Pathology -- Pathogenesis -- Exposure to cigarette smoking, fumes, gases and particles -- Genetics -- Lung growth -- Asthma/bronchial hyperreactivity -- Chronic bronchitis -- Innate and adaptive immune inflammatory responses -- Inflammatory cells -- Inflammatory mediators -- Protease/antiprotease imbalance -- Oxidative stress -- Lung microbiome -- Pathogenesis of emphysema -- Pathophysiology -- Mucous hypersecretion and ciliary dysfunction -- Airflow limitation and hyperinflation/air trapping -- Gas exchange abnormalities -- Pulmonary hypertension -- Systemic effects -- Pathology, pathogenesis and pathophysiology of exacerbations -- Further reading -- Chapter 3 Diagnosis -- Clinical features -- Typical presenting symptoms -- Other features in the history -- Assessing the impact of COPD -- Smoking history -- Signs -- Differential diagnosis -- Investigations -- Lung function testing -- Imaging -- Other investigations -- Further reading -- Chapter 4 Spirometry -- Introduction -- What is spirometry? -- Why perform spirometry? -- Types of spirometer -- How to perform spirometry -- Spirometric indices -- Other measurements -- Forced expiratory volume in 6 seconds (FEV6) -- Slow vital capacity (SVC) (also known as relaxed VC (RVC) or VC) -- Inspired vital capacity (IVC) -- Forced midexpiratory flow (FEF25-75) -- Interpretation and classification of spirograms -- Bronchodilator reversibility testing -- Severity of airflow obstruction in COPD