clinical assessment

The Unofficial Guide to Radiology: 100 Practice Chest X-Rays, with Full Colour Annotations and Full X-Ray Reports (Unofficial Guides to Medicine)

Author: Rodrigues, Mark;qureshi, Zeshan;aktar, Mohammed Rashid;ahmed, Na’Eem;khan, Nihad Pages: 345 Size: 169.53 MB Format: EPUB Publisher: Unofficial Guide To Medicine
Published: 01 February, 2017
eISBN-13: 9781910399095

“The Unofficial Guide to Radiology: 100 Practice Chest X Rays” is the sequel to the Unofficial Guide to Radiology, which has sold 1500 copies in just eight months. This book teaches systematic analysis of Chest X Rays. The layout is designed to make the book as relevant to clinical practice as possible; the X-rays are presented in the context of a real life scenario. The reader is asked to interpret the X-ray before turning over the page to reveal a model report accompanied by a fully colour annotated version of the X-ray. Uniquely, all cases provide realistic high quality X Ray images, are annotated in full colour, and are fully reported, following international radiology reporting guidelines. This means the X Rays are explained comprehensively, but with clear annotation so that a complete beginner can follow the thinking of the expert. This book has relevance beyond examinations, for post graduate further education and as a day-to-day reference for professionals.

Best of Five MCQs for the Acute Medicine SCE

Author: Edited By Nigel Lane, Louise Powter, Samir Patel. Pages: 455 Size: 7.67 MB Format: PDF Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 17 March, 2016
eISBN-13: 9780191669682

Best of Five MCQs for the Acute Medicine SCE is a new revision resource designed specifically for this high-stakes exam. Containing over 350 Best of Five multiple choice questions, this dedicated guide will help candidates to prepare successfully. The content mirrors the SCE in Acute Medicine Blueprint to ensure candidates are fully prepared for all the topics that may appear in the exam. Topics range from how to manage acute problems in cardiology or neurology to managing acute conditions such as poisoning. All answers have full explanations and further reading to ensure high quality self-assessment and quick recognition of areas that require further study.

Clinical Procedures in Primary Eye Care

Author: Edited By David B. Elliott. Pages: 331 Size: 10.84 MB Format: PDF Publisher: Saunders
Published: 13 August, 2013
eISBN-13: 978070205284

Clinical Procedures in Primary Eye Care helps you master all of the knowledge you need to support today`s growing optometric patient population. Ideal for students and practitioners alike, this well-organised, accessibly written optometry reference takes a simple, step-by-step approach to describing the commonly used primary eye care procedures you`ll encounter.

A Practical Approach to Musculoskeletal Medicine: Assessment, Diagnosis, Treatment, 4th ed.

Author: By Elaine Atkins, Jill Kerr, Emily Goodlad ; Foreword By Oliver Cyriax. Pages: 572 Size: 23.33 MB Format: PDF Publisher: Elsevier
Published: 11 August, 2015
eISBN-13: 978070205740

This refreshing fourth edition of the established evidence-based textbook by Elaine Atkins, Jill Kerr and Emily Goodlad continues to uphold the Cyriax approach to clinical reasoning, assessment, diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions. Renamed A Practical Approach to Musculoskeletal Medicine, to reflect globally understood terminology, it focuses on the principles and practice of musculoskeletal medicine, providing practical guidance and tips for clinical practice based on extensive clinical experience and evidence. The book is split into three sections.

  • Section 1 presents the theory underpinning musculoskeletal medicine. The histology and behaviour of the soft tissues follow, with a review of the healing process, to enhance understanding of the effects of injury on the soft tissues. The first section ends with the principles of treatment as applied in musculoskeletal medicine and discusses the techniques of mobilization and injection, aims and application, and indications for use.
  • Section 2 adopts a regional approach. Anatomy is presented, including useful tips on surface marking to locate commonly injured anatomical structures. Assessment, lesions and treatment techniques are discussed for each region as appropriate for the stage in the healing process.
  • Section 3 provides resources to support the recording of assessment and to ensure safety, especially whilst learning the musculoskeletal medicine approach.

A Practical Approach to Musculoskeletal Medicine comprehensively and critically discusses current literature. It is a complete reference source for students and postgraduate medical practitioners, physiotherapists, osteopaths and other allied health professionals, including occupational therapists and podiatrists. It is essential reading.

Primary Care for Older Adults

Pages: 235 Size: 2.57 MB Format: PDF Publisher: Springer Verlag
Published: 01 January, 2018
eISBN-13: 9783319613291

This book provides a comprehensive and systematic state-of-the science review of major primary care delivery models, how they address specific needs of older adults, and available evidence for their efficacy. Written by experts in the field, this book explores the patient-centered medical home model (PCMH) in depth and dives into the complexities of the “medical neighborhood”. It describes and analyzes primary care specifically directed toward special, complex populations, such as the Health Home for safety net patients with mental health needs, and intensive primary care for older adults. It reviews an array of primary care models related to dual eligible patients including the GRACE primary care consultation model and PACE models. It describes primary care with Advanced Practice Nurses and Physician Assistants and explores in-depth the massive effort within the VA to develop the Patient Activated Care Team (PACT), a VA form of the PCMH that also has several offshoots that address complex older veterans and veterans with severe mental illness. Finally, it illuminates rarely discussed primary care that occurs within the home and within long-term care. Throughout the entire book, experts navigate the workforce, care quality, and financing challenges of primary care for older adults. Primary Care for Older Adults is a valuable resource for clinicians, researchers, patients, caregivers and their advocates, and policy makers who have an interest in designing, promoting, and implementing high quality primary care for older adults.

Occupation-centred Practice with Children: A Practical Guide for Occupational Therapists, 2nd ed.

Author: Sylvia Rodger Pages: 410 Size: 3 MB Format: PDF Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Published: 16 March, 2017
eISBN-13: 9781119057758

Occupation–Centred Practice with Children remains the only occupational therapy book which supports the development and implementation of occupation–centred practice with children.  Drawing on the latest occupational therapy theory and research, this new edition has been fully updated throughout, and includes new chapters on occupational transitions for children and young people, assessing children s occupations and participation, intervention within schools, the arts and children s occupational opportunities, as well as using animals to support children s occupational engagement.

Key features:

  • Written by an international expert team of contributors.
  • Each chapter begins with preliminary questions to assist with consideration of current knowledge, and then reflection questions at the conclusion to allow revision of key content in order to support independent learning.
  • Highly practical, with a range of case studies, key point summaries, reflective questions, best practice guidelines, and a range of tools, interventions and techniques to aid applications to practice.
  • A new appendix outlining all the assessments referred to in the book has now been included.

Occupation–Centred Practice with Children is a practical, theoretically grounded and evidence based guide to contemporary occupational therapy practice, and is important reading for all occupational therapy students and therapists wishing to make a real difference to children and their families lives.

The Concise Guide to Physiotherapy

Author: Edited By Tim Ainslie. Pages: 1,531 Size: 11.11 MB Format: EPUB Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
Published: 24 August, 2012
eISBN-13: 9780702053030

Two-volume set contains: “The Concise Guide to Physiotherapy: Volume 1 Assessment” and “The Concise Guide to Physiotherapy: Volume 2 Treatment”. A blend of resources providing an insight into the `non core` areas of practice, enabling the individual to prepare ahead or refresh knowledge in order to feel confident about approaching the assessment of patients in practice areas not previously encountered. Together, both volumes are designed to assist undergraduate physiotherapy students and new graduates in confidently assessing and treating patients in a range of physiotherapy specialties outside of the `core` areas of practice. Areas covered include paediatrics, geriatrics, mental health and rheumatology. Valuable content is easily accessible in a small portable format which will be an invaluable reference during placements or practice. Each chapter provides a concise overview of the philosophy and the specific assessment processes for each of the 17 practice specialties. A wealth of online learning resources are also available with both Volumes, these include access to case studies, multiple-choice questions and a reference list for each chapter. In addition there is a bank of downloadable photographs and line drawings relating to each of the 17 chapters. Both volumes used together will be an indispensable tool for any physiotherapist.

Nursing Key Topics Review: Pediatrics

Author: Elsevier Pages: 467 Size: 5.9 MB Format: PDF Publisher: Elsevier
Published: 07 September, 2016
eISBN-13: 9780323449335

Study efficiently with Nursing Key Topics Review: Pediatrics! This quick review focus’ on the most critical, practical, and relevant maternal nursing information to prepare you for success on course exams. Concise coverage includes topics from physical assessment and family-centered care to laboratory tests, nursing interventions, and care of the child with issues such as respiratory or cardiac problems. Summary tables and quick, bulleted lists make it easier to glance through and remember concepts. Best of all, it’s easy to assess your understanding as you go along – because key pediatric topics are always immediately followed by review questions with correct answers and rationales.

Nursing Key Topics Review: Maternity

Author: Elsevier Pages: 363 Size: 4.2 MB Format: PDF Publisher: Elsevier
Published: 08 September, 2016
eISBN-13: 9780323449281

Study efficiently with Nursing Key Topics Review: Maternity! This quick review and accompanying mobile web app focus on the most critical, practical, and relevant maternal nursing information to prepare you for success on course exams. Concise coverage includes topics from pregnancy, labor, and birth to postpartum and newborn nursing care. Summary tables and quick, bulleted lists make it easier to glance through and remember concepts. Mobile web app audio summaries reinforce content when you are on the go. Best of all, it’s easy to assess your understanding as you go along – because key maternity topics are always immediately followed by review questions with correct answers and rationales.

Myles Pocket Reference for Midwives

Author: Ashwin, Cathy;anderson, Michelle Pages: 103 Size: 1.87 MB Format: PDF Publisher: Elsevier
Published: 29 April, 2017
eISBN-13: 9780702074431

Myles Pocket Reference for Midwives is a brand new resource that offers readers a ready source of up-to-date information at the fingertips!

Well illustrated with over 100 figures, tables and pull-out boxes, this slim pocket guide includes a wealth of information ranging from physical examination to drug calculations, antenatal investigations, screening, infant feeding, medical complications of pregnancy, and birth emergencies.

Myles Pocket Reference for Midwives will be ideal for all midwives – whether qualified or in training.

  • Helpful bullet point style enables rapid access to essential information
  • Rich illustrative programme enables rapid access to key information