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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.

Problem Solving in Acute Oncology

Author: Edited By Ernie Marshall, Md, Mrcp(uk), Mbchb, Macmillian Consultant In Medical Oncology, Clatterbridge Cancer Centre, Merseyside, Uk, Alison Young, Md, Mrcp(uk), Mbchb, Consultant Medical Oncologist, St James`s Institute Of Oncology, St James`s University Hospital, Leeds, Uk, Peter I. Clark, Ma, Md, Frcp, Professor Of Medical Oncology, Clatterbridge Cancer Centre, Merseyside, Uk, Chair Of NHS England Chemotherapy Clinical Reference Group, Peter Selby, Cbe, Dsc, Md, Frcp, Frcr, Fmedsci, Professor Of Cancer Medicine, St James`s Institute Of Oncology, St James`s University Hospital And University Of Leeds, Leeds, Uk, President Of The Association Of Cancer Physicians. Pages: 268 Size: 16.92 MB Format: PDF Publisher: Atlas Medical Publishing
Published: 03 November, 2013
eISBN-13: 978184692649

In the United Kingdom there has been increasing attention paid to the needs of patients who present acutely with problems related to the diagnosis and management of cancer, complications of their cancer, complications of their treatment or who require appropriate symptom control or palliative care. These issues are being considered carefully by a wide range of professionals working in oncology, the Departments of Health and other bodies. There is now a substantial service development to ensure that Acute Oncology is appropriately provided in order to improve outcomes and wellbeing of patients. This book uses the Problem Solving format to produce a text which will be of value to everyone involved in planning and delivery of acute oncology care throughout the UK. The issues raised here will be equally valuable in an international context. The book is formally supported by the Association of Cancer Physicians (ACP).

Minor Injuries: A clinical guide

Author: Dennis Purcell ;foreword By Mark Cooper. Pages: 320 Size: 8.27 MB Format: PDF Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
Published: 13 August, 2016
eISBN-13: 9780702066726

The latest edition of this popular textbook continues to offer accessible, practical and clinically relevant information on the management of minor injuries. Reflecting the author’s long experience as a practitioner and teacher, the volume covers anatomy, examination and specific injuries in the depth that the specialty requires. Injuries to all parts of the body are included. Richly illustrated throughout – with many original images based on the author’s own designs – the volume is also accompanied by online videos where the author demonstrates the limb examinations which are described in the text. The new edition has expanded to survey the law and the basic principles for X-ray requesting and interpretation in minor injury areas. The volume also offers more detailed guidance on the specific X-rays which are required for each of the limb joints. This material is intended to satisfy the legal training requirements for new practitioners to request X-rays as non-medical referrers. Fully updated to include the latest guidelines and current practice on minor injuries of every kind, the third edition now offers a more comprehensive structure for the specialty of minor injuries, based on injuries to the limb and to the midline. Within the different topics under these broad headings, advice is given on the care of children, adults and the elderly. Minor Injuries: A Clinical Guide, third edition, will be indispensable to every trainee, from nursing and from other professions, and to those who are already qualified and who wish to expand or update their practice. The volume also aims to equip practitioners to work in stand-alone units, seeing every patient who presents, and as such is ideal for those undertaking Advanced Practice training. The book also offers teachers of minor injuries a rationale for their sessions and a framework for designing their courses.

Lecture Notes on Ophthalmology

Author: Bruce James, Chris Chew, Anthony J. Bron Pages: 238 Size: 4.47 MB Format: PDF Publisher: Blackwell Publishing
Published: 01 September, 2003
eISBN-13: 9781405144896

Beautifully illustrated throughout, this new edition of Lecture Notes on Ophthalmology concentrates on the most common eye problems that medical students and doctors are expected to diagnose and manage. The book begins with a brief introduction to the structure and function of the eye and then focuses on core conditions in ophthalmology. The highly structured text is designed to facilitate easy access to information, making the book an ideal resource for revision. New additions include the introduction of a chapter on presenting complaints in the form of clinical cases and an increased emphasis on learning objectives. The book is also thoroughly updated to include material on recent advances in the treatment of diseases such as glaucoma and macular degeneration.

The result is a book that remains the most compact yet comprehensive guide to ophthalmology. It will appeal to medical students, junior doctors, optometry students, practising opticians, general practitioners, and ophthalmic nurses who want a concise introduction to the subject or an ideal revision companion.

Essentials of Dementia: Everything You Really Need to Know for Working in Dementia Care

Author: Shibley Rahman, Robert Howard ; Foreword By Karen Harrison Dening. Pages: 242 Size: 1.01 MB Format: PDF Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Published: 18 January, 2018
eISBN-13: 9781784507541

To provide high quality dementia care, professionals need to be both knowledgeable about dementia and skilled in the provision of care. This book is an introductory reference guide that will help students, professionals and practitioners develop their skills and expertise to better respond to the needs of people with dementia. It sets out information and advice on essential topics, research and evidence-based practice within dementia care in a clear, sensible way.

Based on the standard course structure for higher and further dementia education, this wide-ranging textbook covers topics including dementia diagnosis, person-centred care and law, ethics and safeguarding. The new go-to book for the dementia curriculum, it is an invaluable tool for anyone wishing to improve the required core skills and values needed to care for those affected by dementia.

Differential Diagnosis for Physical Therapists 6th ed.

Author: Goodman, Catherine C.; Heick, John; Lazaro, Rolando T. Pages: 865 Size: 20.63 MB Format: PDF Publisher: Saunders
Published: 29 April, 2017
eISBN-13: 9780323478489

Learn how to screen for red flags and when to refer clients to a medical specialist! Differential Diagnosis for Physical Therapists: Screening for Referral, 6th Edition provides a step-by-step approach to screening for systemic disease and medical conditions that can mimic neuromuscular and musculoskeletal problems. It describes both red flags and yellow flags, so you can recognize the signs and symptoms for conditions outside the scope of physical therapy practice. This edition includes new information on women’s health issues. Written by experienced PT practitioner Catherine Cavallaro Goodman, this book helps you determine whether a client’s symptoms require physical therapy or physician referral!

Dacie and Lewis Practical Haematology

Author: Barbara J. Bain Bain, Barbara J., Imelda Bates Bates, Imelda, Michael A. Laffan Laffan, Michael A., S. M. Lewis Lewis, S. M., John V. Dacie Dacie, John V. Pages: 599 Size: 21.15 MB Format: PDF Publisher: Elsevier
Published: 11 August, 2016
eISBN-13: 9780702069253

For more than 65 years, this best-selling text by Drs. Barbara J. Bain, Imelda Bates, and Mike A. Laffan has been the worldwide standard in laboratory haematology. The 12th Edition of Dacie and Lewis Practical Haematology continues the tradition of excellence with thorough coverage of all of the techniques used in the investigation of patients with blood disorders, including the latest technologies as well as traditional manual methods of measurement. You’ll find expert discussions of the principles of each test, possible causes of error, and the interpretation and clinical significance of the findings.

  • A unique section on haematology in under-resourced laboratories.
  • Ideal as a laboratory reference or as a comprehensive exam study tool.
  • diagnosis, molecular testing, blood transfusion- and much more.
  • An expanded section on coagulation now covers testing for new anticoagulants and includes clinical applications of the tests.