Описание: Now in its Third Edition, this practical guide successfully meets the needs of pulmonary physicians, respiratory therapists, and nurses. Filled with tables, graphs,
and illustrative cases, this book helps readers fully understand the clinical utility of pulmonary function tests. This edition includes new information on the forced oscillation technique for
measuring respiratory system resistance.
Also included in this title is a discussion of measurement of exhaled nitric oxide, which is becoming useful in the study of asthma.
Other highlights include nearly fifty new illustrative cases and current American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society Task Force guidelines on standardization of pulmonary
function testing and interpretation.
Описание: Clinical Cardiology: Current Practice Guidelines is an essential tool for the busy clinician, providing succinct yet detailed access to the most recent trial and guideline data supporting practice and patient management in cardiology. ESC and ACC/AHA guidelines are continually being updated and often overlap in their advice, making it difficult for the cardiologist to obtain a clear picture of the right way to diagnose and treat disease according to the latest evidence base. Written by leading authorities in the field, this book, together with its twice yearly-updated online version, provides a solution. The authors have scrutinized all available guidelines and research, collating the results into over 600 easily-accessible tables which provide the most recent recommendation by both ACC/AHA and the ESC on every clinical issue. These recommendations are considered in the context of the latest research and evolving evidence most relevant to the clinician, to give detailed insights into how best to proceed with treatment. This is discussed as part of 84 comprehensive chapters on pathophysiology, diagnosis and management. Each chapter offers concise information on definition, epidemiology, and pathophysiology of the disease, reflecting the latest published research. Following this is clear and instructive discussion of possible presentations and all clinical investigations that may be necessary. The authors have rigorously examined the implications of published guidance, and where appropriate considered new evidence that questions the validity of specific recommendations, as well as the opinion of established experts and other data such as FDA alerts. This guidance is supported by over 140 full-colour images, which reinforce key points and clarify difficult concepts. The online version is updated twice a year to ensure a continuously up-to-date reference source over time, which will establish itself as an essential part of everyday practi
Автор: Romeo Vecht; Michael A. Gatzoulis; Nicholas Peters Название: ECG Diagnosis in Clinical Practice ISBN: 1848003110 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781848003118 Издательство: Springer Рейтинг: Цена: 13974 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Over the last century the ECG has been used by clinicians to make major clinical decisions with regard to electric pacing, the use of thrombolytic drugs in acute myocardial infarction and the timing of surgery. On occasion the interpretation of the ECG has been related to complex explanations of the shapes of the electrical signals.
Описание: Intensive Care Medicine (or Critical Care, the terms are used interchangeably) is an evolving specialty both within the UK and worldwide. It has recently been established as a UK speciality in it’s own right, and is at the centre of the modern acute hospital, responsible for managing the sickest and most complex patients.
There is a growing cadre of critical care specialists in the UK, underpinned by a large number of doctors in training within the specialty. Management of patients with severe traumatic injury is provided by intensive care specialists, often in conjunction with a range of other professionals such as surgeons and interventional radiologists.
The management of these patients, who have competing complex injuries can be challenging. Traumatic injury is recognised as a significant cause of preventable mortality and such patients are now clustered within Major Trauma Centres across the UK.
The Defence Medical Services of the UK have spent the last 10 years managing patients with very severe traumatic injuries, first in Iraq and most recently in Afghanistan. The lessons learnt from this experience has filtered through to the NHS, resulting in many changes to established practice.
Whilst several books have been published based on this experience, none have focused on the intensive care management of such patients, which represents a vital link in the chain of survival from injury to recovery.
Описание: Urological Emergencies in Clinical Practice summarizes adult and pediatric urological emergencies and their management, diagnosis and treatment, in a concise, relevant and readily available form. Signs and symptoms are listed and specific treatments explained. This is a simple yet practical guide to the management of urological emergencies with an emphasis on common urological emergencies seen in everyday practice. Any clinician without previous urological knowledge will be able to make an accurate diagnosis and have a treatment plan to follow. A user-friendly pocketbook, this is easy to refer to in an emergency situation. Each chapter is clearly marked, separated and organized into sections with heading of Signs, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Management placed in a numbered fashion similar to an objective structured clinical examination. Some sections also have useful hints and tips. Aimed at residents in urology, it will also be useful to accident and emergency doctors and primary care physicians.
Описание: Stay current with the latest information on the diagnosis and management of pulmonary disorders with Manual of Clinical Problems in Pulmonary Medicine, 7e . Drawing on the expertise of a stellar team of renowned experts in the field, this updated pocket reference provides concise coverage of all aspects of pulmonary disorders, including pathophysiology, differential diagnoses, and the latest evidence-based treatments for pulmonary illness. Featuring a spiral binding, compact size, and concise entries, this reference is ideal for bedside use and is portable enough to take along as you move between home, clinic, and hospital. “Well worth reading cover to cover and will serve as an excellent reference resource in the field of pulmonary medicine.” K. P. Ravikrishnan, FRCP(C), FACP (William Beaumont Hospitals), reviewing previous edition Key features of Manual of Clinical Problems in Pulmonary Medicine include: Highlights of pulmonary and critical care medicine processes and resources available to help you prevent, diagnose, and treat respiratory diseases. Up-to-date information on presentations that are typical for common and otherwise important respiratory disorders. Updated traditional, disease-based chapters so you can refresh your knowledge. NEW sections on Presentation of Respiratory Disorders and Pulmonary Resources and Procedures help you clearly identify and treat your patients. Uniform chapters that highlight key characteristics, including definition, etiology, incidence, diagnostic work up, management and outcomes. Annotated bibliography presents the best evidence for you to apply in practice Whether you are a busy practitioner in pulmonary medicine, a pulmonary specialist, or a resident in pulmonary medicine, internal medicine, or general surgery, you’ll find this authoritative reference a “must-have” for your practice.
Описание: This clinically focused pocket guide offers a concise yet complete overview of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, covering the most recent information on aspects such as pathophysiology, management, treatment, and clinical trials. The text is easily accessible and offers pulmonologists and other health care professionals with an excellent quick reference tool. Full color images and figures enhance and summarize key aspects of the text.
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is a condition that affects the alveoli and leads to serious lung damage, and the idiopathic nature of this disease means that the origin or cause is unknown. This disease is relatively rare, affecting 3 in 10,000 people, but it is becoming more common. Physicians should be aware of the early stages and symptoms of this disease so management strategies can be implemented quickly, and the best treatment can be administered.
Описание: This book provides easy-to-access information that offers practical help in the clinical management of breathlessness. It will help readers manage breathlessness in their day-to-day clinical practice as well as set up their own breathlessness service.
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