Clinical Cardiology Made Ridiculously Simple

Clinical Cardiology Made Ridiculously Simple Author Michael Alton Chizner
ISBN-10 1935660047
Release 2011-06-01
Pages 354
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Completely revised and updated, this book is a clear, concise, highly practical and enjoyable overview of all of clinically relevant cardiology. History, physical, ECG (ECG interpretation taught in just 40 pages), radiology, noninvasive and invasive diagnostic tests, and therapy (both pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic). This fourth edition includes an interactive CD-ROM (Win/Mac) with heart sounds, ECG interpretation, chest x-rays, echocardiography, CT and angiographic imaging, and quiz. Numerous new illustrations, cartoons, and images are also included. For medical students, house officers, cardiac fellows, practicing physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals involved in cardiac patient care.



USMLE Step 2 Made Ridiculously Simple

USMLE Step 2 Made Ridiculously Simple Author Andreas Carl
ISBN-10 0940780720
Release 2006-01-01
Pages 365
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Review for Usmle Step 2 Board exam. Includes tutorial and information for the clinical skills section of the Step 2 exam. Includes 1000+ question interaction CD.



Clinical Exercise Electrocardiography

Clinical Exercise Electrocardiography Author University of North Carolina John Anderson, Dr
ISBN-10 9781449647476
Release 2015-01-01
Pages 400
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Written for the Exercise Physiologist, Clinical Exercise Electrocardiography address the needs of Exercise Physiologists working in a clinical setting and addresses static interpretation of rhythm strips and 12-leads. It concentrates on the physiology and etiology of arrhythmia, as well as the treatment of arrhythmia. It includes not only the traditional basic ECG, arrhythmia, myocardial infarction and pacemaker chapters but goes on to provide easy to read chapters on Cardiac Pathophysiology, Cardiovascular testing procedures, Cardiac Pharmacology and Structural Health Disease, and Inflammatory Processes. The authors explore differences in ECG interpretation in women, children, and athletes, and look at the use of ECG s in exercise stress testing situations."



Nursing the Cardiac Patient

Nursing the Cardiac Patient Author Melanie Humphreys
ISBN-10 9781444346138
Release 2011-08-04
Pages 280
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Nursing the Cardiac Patient is a practical guide that addresses the management of cardiac patients across the spectrum of health care settings. It assists nurses in developing a complete understanding of the current evidence-based practice and principles underlying the care and management of the cardiac patient. It combines theoretical and practical components of cardiac care in an accessible and user-friendly format, with case studies and practical examples throughout.



USMLE Step 3

USMLE Step 3 Author Andreas Carl
ISBN-10 0940780739
Release 2006-01-01
Pages 293
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Same chart format as Dr. Carl's USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 books, but focuses on material emphasized on Step 3 of the National Medical Boards.



Cardiology An Issue of Physician Assistant Clinics E Book

Cardiology  An Issue of Physician Assistant Clinics  E Book Author Daniel T. Thibodeau
ISBN-10 9780323546836
Release 2017-09-14
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This issue of Physician Assistant Clinics, guest edited by Daniel Thibodeau MHP, PA-C, DFAAPA, is devoted to Cardiology. Articles in this issue include: Hypertension: Evaluation, Management and Keeping Patients in the Safe Zone; Cardiovascular Risk and Assessment: Impact of Comorbidities to the Cardiovascular System; Arrhythmia Detection and Management; Anticoagulation: The Successes and Pitfalls of Long-term Management; Dyslipidemia: Long-term Management and Other Uses of Statins for Cardiac Disease; Acute Coronary Syndrome: Care After a Patient Event and Strategies to Improve Adherence; Evaluation of Chest Pain in the Primary Care Setting; Ischemic Heart Disease; Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy; Pulmonary Hypertension and Thromboembolism: Long-term Management and Chronic Oral Anticoagulation; Approaches to Valvular Disease in the Primary Care Setting; and Syncope: Initial Evaluation and Workup in the Primary Care Office.



Invasive Cardiology A Manual for Cath Lab Personnel

Invasive Cardiology  A Manual for Cath Lab Personnel Author Sandy Watson
ISBN-10 9781449671716
Release 2010-10-15
Pages 646
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Invasive Cardiology: A Manual for Cath Lab Personnel, Third Edition was recently honored with 4 Stars from Doody's Book Review! Completely revised and updated, the Third Edition of Invasive Cardiology: A Manual for Cath Lab Personnel, is written specifically for nurses, technologists, and allied health personnel working in the catheterization laboratory. Topics cover all aspects of the catheterization laboratory including cardiovascular anatomy, radiography, angiography, technical duties of the staff, right and left heart catheterization, PCI, invasive ultrasound, valvuloplasty, hemostasis, pediatric interventions, pharmacology, emergency procedures, and many others.



Clinical Pathology for Athletic Trainers

Clinical Pathology for Athletic Trainers Author Daniel P. O'Connor
ISBN-10 1556427700
Release 2008
Pages 438
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Written specifically for athletic trainers, the updated second edition of Clinical Pathology for Athletic Trainers: Recognizing Systemic Disease emphasizes practical knowledge; development of clinical skills, including evaluation and treatment; and development of clinical decision-making abilities. Inside Clinical Pathology for Athletic Trainers, Second Edition, you will find an expanded discussion of the pathophysiology associated with general medical conditions, as well as case studies which facilitate the student's ability to formulate a differential diagnosis and make clinical decisions. Dr. Daniel P. O'Connor and Dr. A. Louise Fincher have incorporated all of the didactic and psychomotor competencies listed within the General Medical Conditions and Pathology of Injuries and Illness domains from the Fourth Edition of the NATA Educational Competencies into this unique text. Competencies that are addressed throughout the text are conveniently listed at the beginning of each chapter in which they are referenced. Individual lab activities are included within some chapters to aid in the development of the psychomotor skills related to evaluating general medical illnesses. Instructors will enjoy new ancillary materials such as test bank questions and PowerPoint slides. What's New in the Second Edition: • New chapters on pharmacology; dermatology; and eyes, ears, nose, throat, and mouth • Integration of NATA Position Statements and Consensus Statements • Expanded discussion on the physical exam, including detailed instructions for evaluation procedures • New illustrations and a color atlas • New icons throughout the text to represent action to be taken by the athletic trainer during an evaluation, such as physician referral or activation of emergency action plan Lab Activities Inside the Second Edition: • Use of Pharmacology Resources • Assessment of Temperature • Assessment of Vital Signs (heart rate, blood pressure, and respiration rate) • Cardiac Auscultation • Pulmonary Auscultation and Percussion • Peak Flow Expiratory Rate • Abdominal Auscultation, Percussion, and Palpation • Urinalysis • Assessment of Blood Glucose Levels • Use of the Otoscope • Use of the Ophthalmoscope • Sensory Function • Motor Function • Reflex Function • Cranial Nerve Assessment With expanded discussions and case studies, new chapters and lab activities, and an emphasis on the development of clinical skills, the Second Edition of Clinical Pathology for Athletic Trainers: Recognizing Systemic Disease is a must-have for today's athletic training students and clinicians.



Medical Surgical Nursing

Medical Surgical Nursing Author Sharon L. Lewis
ISBN-10 9780323290340
Release 2014-03-14
Pages 1824
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Over the past three decades, more and more nursing educators have turned to Lewis: Medical-Surgical Nursing for its accurate and up-to-date coverage of the latest trends, hot topics, and clinical developments in the field of medical-surgical nursing — and the new ninth edition is no exception! Written by a dedicated team of expert authors led by Sharon Lewis, Medical-Surgical Nursing, 9th Edition offers the same easy-to-read style that students have come to love, along with the timely and thoroughly accurate content that educators have come to trust. Completely revised and updated content explores patient care in various clinical settings and focuses on key topics such as prioritization, critical thinking, patient safety, and NCLEX® exam preparation. Best of all — a complete collection of interactive student resources creates a more engaging learning environment to prepare you for clinical practice. Highly readable format gives you a strong foundation in medical-surgical nursing. Content written and reviewed by leading experts in the field ensures that the information is comprehensive, current, and clinically accurate. Bridge to NCLEX Examination review questions at the end of each chapter reinforce key content while helping you prepare for the NCLEX examination with both standard and alternate item format questions. UNIQUE! "Levels of Care" approach explains how nursing care varies for different levels of health and illness. More than 50 comprehensive nursing care plans in the book and online incorporate NIC, NOC, and current NANDA diagnoses, defining characteristics, expected outcomes, specific nursing interventions with rationales, evaluation criteria, and collaborative problems. Over 800 full-color illustrations and photographs clearly demonstrate disease processes and related anatomy and physiology. NEW! Unfolding case studies included throughout each assessment chapter help you apply important concepts and procedures to real-life patient care. NEW! Managing Multiple Patients case studies at the end of each section give you practice applying your knowledge of various disorders and help you prioritize and delegate patient care. NEW! Informatics boxes discuss how technology is used by nurses and patients in health care settings. NEW! Expanded coverage of evidence-based practice helps you understand how to apply the latest research to real-life patient care. NEW! Expanded Safety Alerts throughout the book cover surveillance for high-risk situations. NEW! Separate chapter on genetics expands on this key topic that impacts nearly every condition with a focus on the practical application to nursing care of patients. NEW! Expanded coverage of delegation includes additional Delegation Decisions boxes covering issues such as hypertension and postoperative patient care. NEW! Genetic Risk Alerts and Genetic Link headings highlight specific genetic issues related to body system assessments and disorders. NEW! Revised art program enhances the book’s visual appeal and lends a more contemporary look throughout.



Medical Surgical Nursing

Medical Surgical Nursing Author Sharon L. Lewis
ISBN-10 9780323086783
Release 2013-12-02
Pages 1824
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Preceded by: Medical-surgical nursing: assessment and management of clinical problems / Sharon L. Lewis ... [et al.]. 8th ed. c2011.



Fundamentals of Musculoskeletal Imaging

Fundamentals of Musculoskeletal Imaging Author Lynn N McKinnis
ISBN-10 9780803641075
Release 2013-12-26
Pages 714
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Here’s everything Physical Therapists need to know about medical imaging. This comprehensive guide helps you develop the skills and knowledge you need to accurately interpret imaging studies and understand written reports. Lynn McKinnis, 2009 winner of APTA’s Helen J. Hislop Award for Outstanding Contributions to Professional Literature, guides you every step of the way. Begin with a basic introduction to radiology; then progress to evaluating radiographs and advanced imaging from head to toe. Imaging for commonly seen traumas and pathologies, as well as case studies prepare you to meet the most common to complex challenges in clinical and practice.



Occupational Therapy for Stroke Rehabilitation

Occupational Therapy for Stroke Rehabilitation Author Simon B. N. Thompson
ISBN-10 9781489930835
Release 2013-12-20
Pages 214
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This book is both an introductory text to the rehabilitation of stroke for student therapists and a reference text for qualified therapists. The layout of the book reflects these needs with Chapters 1-4 assuming a minimal level of understanding of the material. These chapters provide an introduction to the condition of stroke itself, the problern therapists face in assessing and treating stroke patients and therapeutic approaches in occu pational therapy. Prognosis of stroke is also discussed which is an issue taken up in later chapters concemed with expert systems. The use of microcomputers in occupational therapy is discussed throughout the book with particular reference to their direct role during therapy. Chapters 5-7 assume a higher level of understand ing from the reader although students will find the material useful as an insight into the work of the modern-day therapist. Chapter 5 addresses the work carried out in the area of biofeedback; Chapter 6 introduces the concept and uses of databases, and Chapter 7 discusses the versatility of microcomputers, especially in the provision of expert systems for the prognosis of stroke.



The Ophthalmic Assistant

The Ophthalmic Assistant Author Harold A. Stein
ISBN-10 9781455733460
Release 2012-08-15
Pages 928
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Excel in your clinical responsibilities with The Ophthalmic Assistant. Whether you work in an ophthalmology, optometry, or opticianry setting, this best-selling reference delivers expert practical, up-to-date guidance on ocular diseases, surgical procedures, medications, and equipment as well as paramedical procedures and office management - providing all the knowledge and skills you need to be a valuable asset to your team. A real "how-to" textbook. Consult this full-color visual guide for identification of ophthalmic disorders, explanations of difficult concepts, and depictions of the newest equipment used in ophthalmology and optometry – with over 1,000 illustrations. Refer to the practical appendices for quick-reference information on hospital/practice forms for more efficient patient record keeping, conversion tables, numerous language translations, ocular emergencies, pharmaceuticals, and more. Update your practical knowledge of ophthalmic tests and procedures. Confidently prepare for certification or recertification exams with comprehensive and practical information on the exam process for ophthalmic and optometric assistants. Optimize your results with OCT imaging and other innovative technologies used in today’s ophthalmic offices, clinics, and hospitals. Stay up to date with new drugs being used to treat a diverse range of eye diseases and disorders. Learn how to assist the newest refractive cataract surgery procedures. Update your knowledge of CPR procedures.



Differential Diagnosis and Management for Chiropractors

Differential Diagnosis and Management for Chiropractors Author Thomas A. Souza
ISBN-10 9781449699567
Release 2014-10-01
Pages 1200
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The Fifth Edition of this best-selling reference is a compendium of evidence-based approaches to the most common presenting complaints. Covering both musculoskeletal and visceral complaints, this text is intended to direct the chiropractor toward an appropriate plan of approach in both diagnostic evaluation and care. Highlighting these approaches are flowcharts (algorithms), relevant historical questioning, and summaries of common conditions related to the presenting complaint. What s New in the 5th Edition? Additional disorders added to Selected Causes at the conclusion of chapters Addition of Likelihood Ratio graphics Addition of approximately 500 new references New Appendix: Evidence Based Approach to the Literature Expanded Appendix: Pharmacology for the Chiropractor includes newer drugs and further explains the classifications of medications mechanisms Translation into Practice Summary (TIPS) for most of the orthopedic chapters Updated Algorith"



Therapeutic Massage in Athletics

Therapeutic Massage in Athletics Author Patricia A. Archer
ISBN-10 0781742692
Release 2007
Pages 312
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This textbook on sports massage was created specifically for massage therapists, certified athletic trainers, and physical therapists who work with athletes. The author is an experienced massage therapy and athletic training educator and practitioner, and provides instruction on how to apply clinical massage techniques to athletes. The text is uniquely focused on the use and integration of basic sports massage, myofascial, neuromuscular, and lymphatic facilitation to enhance an athlete's performance potential and treat common athletic injuries and conditions. The book includes numerous diagrams and pictures of techniques to help readers visualize specific concepts and procedures. From the Field Boxes contain quotes from professionals who practice sports massage. Case Studies present common athletic injury scenarios and descriptions of treatment protocols.



Concepts of Chemical Dependency

Concepts of Chemical Dependency Author Harold Doweiko
ISBN-10 9780840033901
Release 2011-01-01
Pages 640
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Completely rewritten from cover to cover, the contemporary new 8th edition of CONCEPTS OF CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY provides comprehensive coverage and the latest information on a full spectrum of substance use disorders and the compounds commonly abused. Topics include: the abuse of and addiction to alcohol; how the active agent in marijuana, THC, affects neural growth and development; the emerging body of evidence suggesting a relationship between marijuana abuse and psychotic disorders; the emerging body of evidence suggesting that marijuana is not as benign as it was thought to be even a few years ago; and updated information on the abuse of cough syrups, a trend that has evolved in adolescent substance abusers in the past decade. Adding to the book’s usefulness and relevance, Doweiko also covers topics not usually discussed in other substance abuse texts, including: abuse of anabolic steroids; inhalants; many of the forms of infectious disease associated with substance abuse; how the war on drugs has actually contributed to the problem of substance abuse/addiction in this country; the relationship between substance abuse and many infectious diseases; and the latest information on the medical marijuana debate. Providing a comprehensive overview of the problems of substance abuse and addiction, students report that they appreciate the author’s balanced approach in contrast to a tendency to preach to the reader that drugs are bad for you. Student feedback indicates that they value the clear and detailed information provided, allowing the student to form their own opinion about the compound(s) being discussed in each chapter. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Medical and Health Care Books and Serials in Print 1993

Medical and Health Care Books and Serials in Print  1993 Author Bowker Editorial Staff
ISBN-10 0835233375
Release 1993-03
Pages 2800
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