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Case Presentations in Arterial Disease

Case Presentations in Arterial Disease Author David Bouchier-Hayes
ISBN-10 9781483183909
Release 2013-10-22
Pages 148
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Case Presentations in Arterial Disease provides a compilation of various case studies concerning arterial diseases. This book covers vascular trauma and miscellany, upper limb symptoms, chronic pain in the foot, and abdominal presentations. Organized into 10 chapters, this book begins with an overview of case studies concerning intermittent claudication in the calf. This text then examines a case study of a patient with a history of recurrent severe thigh claudication after undergoing an aortobifemoral bypass for occlusive aorta-iliac disease. Other chapters consider the case study of acute pain associated with coldness, discoloration, and numbness in the leg. This book discusses as well various case studies concerning abdominal aortic aneurysm. The final chapter deals with case studies involving hepatic artery aneurysm. This book is a valuable resource for vascular surgeons and clinical researchers.

Case Presentations in Heart Disease

Case Presentations in Heart Disease Author Alan Mackintosh
ISBN-10 9781483183879
Release 2013-10-22
Pages 206
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Case Presentations in Heart Disease: Second Edition presents cases dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of patients with a heart related problem. This book addresses the need for a sample of real life cardiologic problems. Some of the topics covered in the book are the case of the 63-year-old brewery worker with severe pain between the shoulder blades; a case of a 54 years old woman with pain in her right loin; a case of a man applying for insurance; and a case of a married man who experienced loss of consciousness lasting 5 minutes. Other topics discussed include the causes of dissecting aortic aneurysm, the diagnosis made on the female with pain in her right loin, and the development of atrial myxomas. The acute phase of a myocardial infarction is presented. The concluding part is devoted to the analysis of a case of coughing symptom with no smoking history. The book can provide useful information to doctors, cardiologists, students, and researchers.

Case Presentations in Chemical Pathology

Case Presentations in Chemical Pathology Author Martin Crook
ISBN-10 9781483183824
Release 2013-09-03
Pages 170
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Case Presentations in Chemical Pathology is a compilation of medical records with clinical history, diagnosis, and recommended treatment. It discusses the symptoms and causes of the disease being investigated. It provides sample of laboratory results that is correlated to a possible malady. Some of the topics covered in the book are the ethanol-related liver problem; definition of hyperprolactinaemia; explanation of abnormal plasma magnesium presence in the blood; enzyme defect in acute intermittent porphyria; causes of elevated ketones in a patient’s blood and urine; and description of androgen insensitivity syndrome. The classification and clinical diagnoses of hypercalcaemia are fully covered. The definition and symptoms of Conn’s syndrome are discussed in detail. The text describes in depth the causes of euthyroid hyperthyroxinaemia. The causes of hypermagnesaemia are completely presented. A chapter is devoted to the origins of respiratory alkalosis and hyponatraemia. The book can provide useful information to doctors, students, and researchers.

Case Presentations in Neurology

Case Presentations in Neurology Author G. S. Venables
ISBN-10 9781483141305
Release 2013-10-22
Pages 252
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Case Presentations in Neurology presents a selection of case histories demonstrating how patients with often quite simple problems may present and to bring out aspects of their diagnosis and management. All the patients presented to the Department of Neurology including those with more obscure diagnoses. The book consists of 12 exercises, each of six cases broadly corresponding to the style of the MRCP (UK) written case history papers. Each case is set out with the history and physical findings given first. There follows either a series of questions or true/false statements on one side of the page which the reader should attempt before continuing on to the answer section on the other side. There then follows a short discussion about each case and a single reference. This book is intended for those doctors studying for higher professional qualifications such as the MRCP, although it may be of interest and use to medical students approaching their final examinations.

Clinical Cases in Anesthesia E Book

Clinical Cases in Anesthesia E Book Author Allan P. Reed
ISBN-10 9780323186544
Release 2013-12-02
Pages 512
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Prepare for the oral boards with the thoroughly updated Clinical Cases in Anesthesia. This comprehensive and current anesthesia review tool presents case studies representing today's most commonly encountered clinical situations, equipping you to master the latest anesthesia treatment protocols and practice guidelines and achieve your very best score. Learn the most practical solutions to contemporary problems, and understand the relevant scientific and clinical principles, through actual case studies presented in a helpful Q&A format.

Vascular Diagnosis with Ultrasound

Vascular Diagnosis with Ultrasound Author Michael Hennerici
ISBN-10 3131038322
Release 2005
Pages 366
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The critically acclaimed Vascular Diagnosis of Ultrasound returns in a new two-volume second edition, offering the most comprehensive information available on the broad spectrum of vascular ultrasound applications. Volume 1:Cerebral and Peripheral Vessels retains the accessible design and structure of the first edition to discuss the available ultrasound technologies, including continuous and pulsed-wave Doppler mode, b-mode, and conventional and color-coded duplex analysis in frequency and amplitude power modes. This text covers anatomy, physiology, normal and abnormal findings, test accuracy and sensitivity, providing the reader with the information essential to managing common clinical situations. Highlights: Provides comprehensive coverage of vascular ultrasonography in the arteries and veins of the cerebral circulation and the peripheral upper and lower limb circulation Compares other diagnostic methods used in each region, such as conventional and noninvasive MR angiography Assesses recent developments in ultrasound technology, including tissue perfusion studies, 3D and 4D imaging, contrast enhancement and microbubble applications, and their diagnostic, technological, and therapeutic implications Cchallenging case studies for both the novice and the expert to review With contributions from experts in the field and more than 500 line drawings and images, this text is an indispensable reference for radiologists, vascular surgeons, and residents and students in these specialties.

Case Studies in Cardiovascular Critical Care Nursing

Case Studies in Cardiovascular Critical Care Nursing Author Mickie D. Welsh
ISBN-10 UOM:39015017750301
Release 1990
Pages 291
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Detailed clinical case study presentations of adult and pediatric patients with medical and surgical cardiovascular problems are provided. Cases emphasize independent nursing decision making and practical clinical intervention. Nursing care plans are included with each case, and special assessment tools are discussed.

Case Studies in Dementia

Case Studies in Dementia Author Serge Gauthier
ISBN-10 9781139497930
Release 2011-04-21
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Dementia is amongst the greatest challenges facing the medical profession as the population ages. Accurate diagnosis is essential as many rarer forms of the disease are treatable if recognized early. This collection of case studies from around the world illustrates both common and unusual causes of dementia, emphasizing clinical reasoning, integrative thinking and problem-solving skills. Each case consists of a clinical history, examination findings and special investigations, followed by diagnosis and discussion. The aim is to reinforce diagnostic skills through careful analysis of individual presenting patterns, and to guide treatment decisions, using state-of-the-art diagnostic classification and tools. The reader will be able to distinguish patients who need reassurance, closer follow-up or immediate referral to specialized services. Written and edited by internationally recognized experts in dementia, these case studies will inform and challenge clinicians at all stages of their careers.

Case Studies in Lipid Management

Case Studies in Lipid Management Author D. John Betteridge
ISBN-10 0203641345
Release 2006-12-06
Pages 194
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John Betteridge, Professor of Medicine at the Middlesex Hospital in London is one of the world's leading lipidologists and diabetologists. Professor Betteridge has bought together a definitive collection of 35 study cases written by opinion leaders in the field of lipid management. Each case is a highly informative study based on each contributor's own personal experiences within the discipline of l ipids. 'Case Studies in Lipid Management' presents topics of current interest ranging from diet to the latest pharmaceutical therapies. It will provide a practically and useful resource for common clinical situations and is an essential text for practitioners in the field and those in related professions.

Atlas of Vascular Medicine

Atlas of Vascular Medicine Author Harold Litt, MD, PhD
ISBN-10 9781617050596
Release 2011-12-16
Pages 208
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Atlas of Vascular Medicine provides concise overviews of current management of vascular diseases utilizing a case-based format. A wide range of cases is presented encompassing arterial, venous, and lymphatic diseases. The atlas covers the major areas of vascular medicine in eight sections. Each section includes a concise overview of the area, followed by discussions of the major disease entities within that area. Each disease entity is introduced by an illustrative case presentation and is followed by a detailed topic review including clinical features, laboratory and imaging workup, treatment and prognosis, clinical pearls, discussion of differential diagnoses, and review questions. The presentations are well illustrated to provide a visual, user-friendly approach. Each case presentation has been selected to provide representative examples of the most likely presentation in clinical practice, with complications and variants discussed in the management summary concluding the case. Atlas of Vascular Medicine Features: Comprehensive coverage of major entities in vascular medicine Concise summaries of management principles Case approach showing application of principles in clinical practice Highly illustrated with high-quality images from frequently encountered modalities Clinical Pearls, Differential Diagnoses, and Questions and Answers conclude each case Expert faculty contributors

Murray Nadel s Image Guided Thoracic Case Studies with Video

Murray   Nadel   s Image Guided Thoracic Case Studies with Video Author Robert J. Mason
ISBN-10 9781455774777
Release 2015-08-19
Pages 279
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Master pulmonary procedures with Murray & Nadel’s Image-Guided Thoracic Case Studies eBook - the first-ever eBook derived from the highly popular, preeminently authoritative Murray and Nadel's Textbook of Respiratory Medicine, 5th Edition. Because this pulmonology reference was "born digital" rather than being adapted from a printed version, its content is optimized for e-reader functionality. Consistently formatted cases present information in a way that’s designed for learning, so every page offers maximum reader experience. Over 800 images take visual learning to an entirely new level. Reinforce your understanding of pulmonary procedures with this heavily illustrated, case-oriented approach. Take advantage of the knowledge of leading respiratory medicine experts, who provide important insights on recent advances in lung cancer, pleural disease, and other hot topics. Visualize procedures more clearly than ever with over 800 images.

Case Studies in Systemic Sclerosis

Case Studies in Systemic Sclerosis Author RICHARD SILVER
ISBN-10 0857296418
Release 2011-08-14
Pages 355
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Case Studies in Systemic Sclerosis deals specifically with Systemic Sclerosis in a case study format. Each case presentation includes illustrative figures, a discussion of the pathophysiology relevant to the case, a discussion of management that is both evidence-based and expert opinion-based and several key references for further reading. With its easy-to-use format, this book presents multiple different manifestations of Systemic Sclerosis to a wide range of readers. Because this disease has a broad range of systemic features, Case Studies in Systemic Sclerosis is a valuable reference tool not only to the community of rheumatologists (trainees, academic and private practice rheumatologists) and dermatologists, but also potentially to internists, gastroenterologists, pulmonologists, cardiologists and nephrologists.

Community Pharmacy Practice Case Studies

Community Pharmacy Practice Case Studies Author Jean-Venable "Kelly" R. Goode
ISBN-10 1582121052
Release 2008-12-01
Pages 316
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Community Pharmacy Practice Case Studies is designed to provide the teaching tools necessary to train current and future community pharmacists to succeed in implementing innovative patient care services in this dynamic and challenging environment. Key Features: 82 case studies focused on community pharmacy practice. Unique teaching points about medication management, drug therapy selection, and opportunities and challenges unique to community pharmacy practice. Learning objectives, questions, and additional activities. Incorporation of MTM Core Elements in many cases. Instructor answer key.

Case Studies in Pain Management

Case Studies in Pain Management Author Rinoo V. Shah
ISBN-10 9781107682894
Release 2014-10-16
Pages 545
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Edited by internationally recognized pain experts, this book offers 73 clinically relevant cases, accompanied by discussion in a question-and-answer format.

Case Studies in Infectious Disease

Case Studies in Infectious Disease Author Peter Lydyard
ISBN-10 9780203856871
Release 2010-01-01
Pages 609
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Case Studies in Infectious Disease presents forty case studies featuring the most important human infectious diseases worldwide. Written for students of microbiology and medicine this book describes the natural history of infection from point of entry of the pathogen through pathogenesis, followed by clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment. Five core sets of questions are posed in each case. What is the nature of the infectious agent, how does it gain access to the body, what cells are infected, and how does the organism spread? What are the host defense mechanisms against the agent and how is the disease caused? What are the typical manifestations of the infection and the complications that can occur? How is the infection diagnosed and what is the differential diagnosis? How is the infection managed, and what preventative measures can be taken to avoid infection? This standardized approach provides the reader with a logical basis for understanding these diverse and medically important organisms, fully integrating microbiology and immunology throughout.

Case Studies in Infectious Disease Staphylococcus Aureus

Case Studies in Infectious Disease  Staphylococcus Aureus Author Peter Lydyard
ISBN-10 9781136985713
Release 2009-12-01
Pages 608
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Case Studies in Infectious Disease: Staphylococcus aureus presents the natural history of this infection from point of entry of the pathogen through pathogenesis, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment. A set of core questions explores the nature, causation, host response, manifestations, and management of this infectious process. This case also includes summary bullet points, questions and answers, and references.

Case Studies Through the Healthcare Continuum

Case Studies Through the Healthcare Continuum Author Patricia Halloran
ISBN-10 1556424051
Release 2000-01-01
Pages 323
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This phenomenal new text focuses on assisting students in learning that there can be many possible choices in the clinical decision making process, and that these different choices can lead to many equally successful outcomes. Case Studies Through the Health Care Continuum: A Workbook for the Occupational Therapy Student is an entire book of case studies of adults with physical and psychological deficits. Each case study is followed by questions, organized around performance areas and performance components, treatment planning and discharge planning areas. The questions are designed to encourage clinical thinking about the cases. The cases encompass a variety of diagnoses and take place in a variety of health care arenas. By using case studies, students will begin to, and advance, their thinking process before directly dealing with clients. The cases are comprehensive and well thought out, and the questions provide a good starting point for processing and guiding critical thinking. This exceptional text can be used in almost every course in the curriculum!