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Managing Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drug Problems

Managing Alcohol  Tobacco and Other Drug Problems Author Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
ISBN-10 0888684134
Release 2002
Pages 248
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Advice and treatment by physicians and nurses can substantially reduce substance use and its associated disease and health care costs, yet physicians are often hampered by lack of training and knowledge in this area. Managing Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Problems: A Pocket Guide for Physicians and Nurses is a quick reference for the busy physician or nurse. It summarizes the simplest, most effective and best researched protocols for identifying and treating substance use and its complications. The Pocket Guide helps medical and nursing students, physicians and nurses recognize that substance use problems are medically treatable. This guide will not only demistify the treatment of patients with substance use issues, but will also lead to better treatment outcomes. The Pocket Guide is an invaluable, practical resource with answers for most substance use problems.

Treating the Trauma Survivor

Treating the Trauma Survivor Author Carrie Clark
ISBN-10 9781135092078
Release 2014-10-09
Pages 166
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Treating the Trauma Survivor is a practical guide to assist mental health, health care, and social service providers in providing trauma-informed care. This resource provides essential information in order to understand the impacts of trauma by summarizing key literature in an easily accessible and user-friendly format. Providers will be able to identify common pitfalls and avoid re- traumatizing survivors during interactions. Based on the authors’ extensive experience and interactions with trauma survivors, the book provides a trauma-informed framework and offers practical tools to enhance collaboration with survivors and promote a safer helping environment. Mental health providers in health care, community, and addictions settings as well as health care providers and community workers will find the framework and the practical suggestions in this book informative and useful.

2012 Essential Med Notes

2012 Essential Med Notes Author Jesse M. Klostranec
ISBN-10 9780980939798
Release 2012
Pages 1400
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This text presents the most comprehensive resource available that focuses on exam preparation for the MCCQE Part 1 and the USMLE Step 2. Written in a concise, easy-to-read style, this annually revised text includes relevant clinical information on 29 medical subspecialties.

Mosby s Family Practice Sourcebook

Mosby s Family Practice Sourcebook Author Michael Evans
ISBN-10 0779699068
Release 2006
Pages 590
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An evidence-based approach to family practice care, Mosby's Family Practice Sourcebook: An Evidence-Based Approach to Care, Fourth Edition is a quick reference tool for residents and general practitioners. It covers the latest evidence-based approaches and controversies in the prevention and treatment of a wide variety of clinical problems encountered in office practice. The book is organized by conditions seen or treated by the typical family practitioner. Coordinated by the University of Toronto's Department of Family and Community Medicine, each topic area is developed by a variety of experts (over 170 in total) to provide the latest evidence-based practice. "The perfect mix of the evidence with the practical!" Each topic covers the latest evidence, discussing the pros and cons of each issue. The coverage is presented as briefly as possible, providing evidence-based citations from trials, journals and web sites. Now divided by medical subspecialty, with additional sections entitled Family Practice and Approaches To (covering commonly encountered problems in family practice like dizziness, fatigue, pain). Each topic has been updated, with new topics added where necessary.


Neonatology Author Giuseppe Buonocore
ISBN-10 9788847014053
Release 2012-01-28
Pages 1350
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This new textbook wants to offer to neonatologists and pediatricians a modern and complete view of the various problems and aspects of neonatology, currently one of the most complex and advanced fields of pediatrics. The first chapters will be dedicated to the epidemiology of neonatal mortality and morbidity and to the conditions responsible for neonatal risk. A section will be devoted to organizational problems of hospitals and home services for efficient modern neonatal and infant care. Particular attention will be paid to neonatal care, medico-legal questions, examination of newborns and current availability of laboratory facilities and instrumentation for identification of perinatal abnormalities. Neonatal nutritional problems will also be examined, outlining current knowledge of the needs of sick and healthy babies. Conditions jeopardizing fetal health such as diabetes, maternal drug abuse and smoking will be discussed. New advances in neonatal pharmacology will be extensively examined. Various diseases of the neonate involving lungs, heart, gastrointestinal tract, blood, immune system, endocrine system and kidneys will be also expounded in special chapters. Fetal and neonatal infections will be extensively discussed. Fetal and neonatal neurological abnormalities will be discussed by highly specialized authors. There will be chapters on neonatal ophthalmology, dermatology and orthopedics. Each chapter has beeb written by a well recognized international expert in his or her field. As the opinion leader in their field, the Author is responsible for giving the most up-to-date information in terms of what is known, what is still being researched, and what has become evidence based medicine. Underlying causes and mechanisms of neonatal diseases will be presented in an immediate form. The use of summaries, tables, and accurately selected guidelines or recommendations that will accompany the text will supply quick references and instant solutions to the concerned neonatologists during their daily practice.

The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association

The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association Author
ISBN-10 UCLA:L0098927460
Release 2008
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The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association book for free.

Psychiatric Clinical Skills

Psychiatric Clinical Skills Author David S. Goldbloom
ISBN-10 0323031234
Release 2006
Pages 387
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Here's a succinct, hands-on guide to interviewing and assessing people with psychiatric disorders! Written by practicing psychiatrists, it clearly explains how to gather clinical data while empowering patients and gaining their trust. Consistently organized chapters and step-by-step guidance make it easy for readers to conduct successful psychiatric interviews, make definitive diagnoses, and establish therapeutic alliances with their patients. Focuses on the practical skills readers need most - "what to ask" and "how to ask it". Provides diagnostic criteria from the DSM-IV-TR when relevant. Explains how to apply ratings scales for both diagnosis and symptom severity to clinical practice. Discusses psychiatric interviews in the full range of settings: clinic, inpatient unit, emergency room, and home. Helps readers interview patients of diverse cultural, ethnic, and linguistic backgrounds. Integrates the knowledge and experience of a respected team of senior academic subspecialty clinicians. Presents a wealth of reader-friendly features, including clinical vignettes, chapter overviews, key-point boxes, and an informal writing style. Includes selected references and suggested readings in each chapter.


Annales Author
ISBN-10 UCLA:L0084410869
Release 2002
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Annales has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Annales also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Annales book for free.

2017 Nurse s Drug Handbook

2017 Nurse s Drug Handbook Author Jones & Bartlett Learning,
ISBN-10 9781284130089
Release 2016-11-04
Pages 1400
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Jones & Bartlett Learning 2017 Nurse’s Drug Handbook is the most up-to-date, practical, and easy-to-use nursing drug reference. Updated annually, it provides accurate and timely facts on hundreds of drugs from A-Z. Written in a no-nonsense style that speaks your language in terms you use every day, it offers concise and consistently formatted drug entries organized alphabetically. Please Note: Mobile App access must be purchased separately and access is not included within the eBook.

Exposure to Psychotropic Medications and Other Substances During Pregnancy and Lactation

Exposure to Psychotropic Medications and Other Substances During Pregnancy and Lactation Author Camh
ISBN-10 0888686013
Release 2007-11
Pages 126
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A great deal of misinformation exists about women's use of substances during pregnancy and lactation. A health care provider's challenge is to know the true risks and bene ts, both to the mother and to her fetus or baby, of taking versus stopping the use of a medication or other substance. Yet the average provider is not well equipped to give the best advice to women who are pregnant or breastfeeding and exposed to psychotropics. -"Is it ever safe to drink alcohol when breastfeeding?" -"What are the risks to the baby if the mother uses cannabis while pregnant or breastfeeding?" -"Are the effects of smoking different during pregnancy versus during breastfeeding?" -"Can a woman safely breastfeed her baby when taking codeine?" Exposure to Psychotropic Medications and Other Substances during Pregnancy and Lactation: A Handbook for Health Care Providers is a convenient source of evidence-based information and recommendations on these and many other questions for primary care physicians, psychiatrists, pharmacists, obstetricians, midwives, public health nurses and nurse practitioners. The handbook: -details the properties and effects of many psychotropic medications and other substances, and provides recommendations for how to advise women using these substances -dispels common myths about drug exposure during pregnancy and lactation -discusses key principles for clinical approaches to working with pregnant or breastfeeding women who use psychotropic medications or other substances -covers screening best practices and provides screening tools -explores the critical therapeutic role that all health professionals can play in helping women move toward better health outcomes for themselves and their babies. The production of this handbook has been made possible through a nancial contribution from Health Canada.

Substance Abuse

Substance Abuse Author Alan David Kaye
ISBN-10 9781493919512
Release 2014-12-01
Pages 658
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This book is written for any clinician who encounters substance abuse in a patient and wonders what to do. Experts from a cross-section of specialties and health professions provide up-to-date, evidence-based guidance on how non-expert clinicians can recognize, understand, and approach the management of substance abuse in their patients. They detail the range of treatments available and whether and how they work. The central importance of using a carefully selected multimodal approach that is tailored to the individual patient is emphasized throughout and illustrated in case scenarios from actual clinical practice.

The Laryngectomee Guide

The Laryngectomee Guide Author Itzhak Brook, M.D.
ISBN-10 148392694X
Release 2013-07-29
Pages 170
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"The Laryngectomee Guide" provides practical information that can assist laryngectomees and their caregivers in dealing with medical, dental and psychological issues. It contains information about the diagnosis and treatment of laryngeal and throat cancer; the side effects of radiation therapy and chemotherapy; the methods of speaking after laryngectomy; airway and stoma care, and voice prosthesis. In addition it addresses eating and swallowing issues, medical, dental and psychological concerns, preventive care, respiration and anesthesia, and travelling as a laryngectomee. This practical guide was written by Dr. Itzhak Brook, a physician and a laryngectomee. The Guide was endorsed by the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

PainEDU Org Manual

PainEDU  Org Manual Author Kevin L. Zacharoff
ISBN-10 0974009350
Release 2010-10-01
Pages 265
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PainEDU Org Manual has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from PainEDU Org Manual also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full PainEDU Org Manual book for free.

A Pocket Guide to Managing Contraception

A Pocket Guide to Managing Contraception Author
ISBN-10 0963887572
Release 2005
Pages 171
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A Pocket Guide to Managing Contraception has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from A Pocket Guide to Managing Contraception also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full A Pocket Guide to Managing Contraception book for free.

Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease

Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Author World Health Organization
ISBN-10 9241547170
Release 2007-01-01
Pages 86
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This publication provides guidance on reducing disability and premature deaths from coronary heart disease, cerebrovascular disease and peripheral vascular disease in people at high risk who have not yet experienced a cardiovascular event. People with established cardiovascular disease are at very high risk of recurrent events and are not the subject of these guidelines. They have been addressed in previous WHO guidelines. The risk prediction charts that accompany these guidelines allow treatment to be targeted according to simple predictions of absolute cardiovascular risk. Recommendations are made for management of major cardiovascular risk factors through changes in lifestyle and prophylactic drug therapies. The guidelines provide a framework for the development of national guidance on prevention of cardiovascular disease that takes into account the particular political economic social and medical circumstances.

CURRENT Geriatric Diagnosis and Treatment

CURRENT Geriatric Diagnosis and Treatment Author C. Seth Landefeld
ISBN-10 9780071811613
Release 2012-09-01
Pages 600
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The most up-to-date source of clinically focused information on the medical care of the increasing elderly population. This text features relevant diagnostic and treatment content needed by every provider of healthcare to older adults. The text covers the major diseases and disorders of the elderly with particular attention to the care of the elderly.

Nurse s Pocket Guide

Nurse s Pocket Guide Author Marilynn E Doenges
ISBN-10 9780803644779
Release 2016-01-13
Pages 1186
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This quick-reference tool has what you need to select the appropriate diagnosis to plan your patients’ care effectively. The 14th Edition features all the latest nursing diagnoses and updated interventions.