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Geriatric Clinical Advisor

Geriatric Clinical Advisor Book
Author : Tom J. Wachtel
Publisher : Mosby Incorporated
Release : 2007
ISBN : 9780323041959
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Based on the popular format of Ferri's CLINICAL ADVISOR, this text provides a comprehensive, quick reference for the examination and care of geriatric patients. Five separate sections - covering everything from diseases and disorders to prevention guidelines - focus on the special considerations presented by this growing segment of the patient population. Three appendices provide critical, at-your-fingertip information for evaluating and managing the geriatric patient. Includes online content that is fully searchable with links to relevant drug resources and journals. Provides essential and practical targeted information on addressing the unique needs of the older patient population. Offers five separate sections that cover Diseases and Disorders · Differential Diagnosis · Clinical Algorithms · Laboratory Evaluation · and Prevention Guidelines. Includes Assessment Tools which provide key information about assessing and helping maintain healthy function and quality of life. Highlights "must-know" information about the many geriatric care systems and settings for a clinician when making decisions about a patient's best care and educating their patients and family.

Post acute and Long Term Geriatric Care Clinical Advisor

Post acute and Long Term Geriatric Care Clinical Advisor Book
Author : Jochanan E. Naschitz
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2016-05-01
ISBN : 9781634850766
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Changing demographics have resulted in the elderly constituting a more significant proportion of the population. Many older people will develop functional impairment and disability, necessitating either support at home or admission to long-term care facilities, rehabilitation centers, psychiatric institutions and hospices. Guidance in the clinical challenges that face the staff of such institutions is essential. Clinical practice guidelines dealing with many of the prevalent conditions in long-term care facilities have been published by the American Medical Directors Association; these aim to educate staff, improve patient outcomes, decrease avoidable transfers and reduce costs. Yet, guidelines do not cater methodically to problems resulting from the complex situations seen in older patients with multiple comorbidities. Textbooks are also often deficient in providing a focused approach to conditions and issues that are of importance in geriatric long-term care. The present manuscript (Volumes I and II) focuses on case management in geriatric long-term care. Concise recommendations are provided, addressing diagnostic issues and management strategies. We have adopted an approach of dividing recommendations into do and do not categories in order to guide physicians and nurses in their approach to conditions encountered frequently, to help them recognize red flag signals, and to highlight significant unusual situations. When fine-tuning of management is indicated, the text goes into specifics, such as details on nutrition, pharmacology, medication dosing, therapeutic procedures, and the recognition of adverse events. Recent progress, shifting evidence, controversial issues and uncertainties are pinpointed. Expert advice is provided. It is hoped that this book might prove to be a worthy contribution to the medical field, enriching doctors and nurses committed to long-term geriatric care.

Ferri s Clinical Advisor 2016 E Book

Ferri s Clinical Advisor 2016 E Book Book
Author : Fred F. Ferri
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2015-05-28
ISBN : 0323378226
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Ferri’s Clinical Advisor 2016 is simply the fastest, most effective way to access up-to-date diagnostic and treatment information on more than 700 common medical conditions. The popular "5 books in 1" format provides quick guidance on diseases and disorders, differential diagnoses, medical algorithms, laboratory tests, and clinical practice guidelines. An easy-to-use format with cross-references, outlines, bullets, tables, boxes, and algorithms to expedite your search More than 200 lab tests help hone your skills in reviewing normal values and interpreting results Electronic access to additional algorithms, new images and tables, EBM boxes, patient teaching guides, and extra topics. Links between each section allow you to navigate easily from a selected topic to relevant associated material and back again

Ferri s Clinical Advisor 2017 E Book

Ferri s Clinical Advisor 2017 E Book Book
Author : Fred F. Ferri
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2016-05-27
ISBN : 0323448380
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Access up-to-date diagnostic and treatment information on more than 700 common medical conditions with Ferri’s Clinical Advisor 2017, which boasts the popular "5 books in 1" format! Published annually and now in its 19th year, it provides quick guidance on diseases and disorders, differential diagnoses, medical algorithms, laboratory tests, and clinical practice guidelines, while additional electronic content equips you with e-only topics, images, tables, and much more. Updated content by experts in key clinical fields helps you keep pace with the speed of modern medicine. Popular "5 books in 1" format includes cross-references, outlines, bullets, tables, boxes, and algorithms to help expedite search. Diseases and Disorders section features more than 300 new figures and tables, as well as 20 new topics including: cyclic vomiting syndrome, traveler’s diarrhea, chronic pruritus, post-herpetic neuralgia, enteropathic arthritis, and hoarding disorder. Differential Diagnosis section highlights 50 new topics, including: alcohol-related seizures, dysentery and inflammatory enterocolitis, hair loss, cystic and solid pancreatic lesions, and COPD decompensation. New algorithms offer important diagnostic information on 19 added conditions, including allergic reaction to vaccines, cardiac arrest, occupational asthma, urinary tract infection, and vertigo and dizziness. Current ICD-10 insurance billing codes help expedite insurance reimbursements.

Ferri s Clinical Advisor 2012

Ferri s Clinical Advisor 2012 Book
Author : Fred F. Ferri
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2011-05-04
ISBN : 0323081061
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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With the 2012 edition of Ferri’s Clinical Advisor, you can access current diagnostic and therapeutic information on more than 700 common medical conditions faster and more effectively than ever before. Dr. Fred F. Ferri’s popular "5 books in 1" format provides quick guidance on Acute Coronary Syndromes, Biceps Tendonitis, H1N1 Influenza, Infertility, Metastic Brain Tumors, Postpartum Follow-up, Small Bowel Obstruction, Social Anxiety Disorder, Stuttering and much more. At www.expertconsult.com, you can search the complete contents and download patient education guides in both English and Spanish. Rapidly find the answers you need with separate sections on diseases and disorders, differential diagnosis, clinical algorithms, laboratory results, and clinical preventive services, plus an at-a-glance format that uses cross-references, outlines, bullets, tables, boxes, and algorithms to expedite reference. Review normal values and interpret results for more than 200 lab tests. Confidently perform more than 60 procedures using step-by-step, how-to instructions covering ICD-9 and CPT codes, indications, contraindications, and complications. Get the billing codes you need, including ICD-9-CM codes, to expedite insurance reimbursements. Improve your practice’s efficiency with cost-effective referral and consultation guidelines. Make informed clinical decisions with updated evidence-based medicine references. Identify and treat a broader range of disorders with coverage of 24 new topics, 75 new tables, and 60 new algorithms as well as 7 new Laboratory Tests and 2 new Clinical Practice Guidelines tables. Ensure the best patient encounters and outcomes with 86 new downloadable Patient Teaching Guides online covering Acute Coronary Syndrome, Diabetes Insipidus, Electrical Injury, Pulmonary Hypertension and more! Improve your interpretation of presenting symptoms with 97 new topics in the Differential Diagnosis section including Amnionic Fluid Alpha-Fetoprotein Elevation, Back Pain, Bone Mass, Calcifications, Delirium, Gastric Dilation, Heart Failure, Muscle Disease, Sore Throat, Urinary Retention, Valvular Heart Disease and Vegetative State. Access the complete text online with additional algorithms, suggested reading, links to PubMed, and more at expertconsult.com

Ferri s Clinical Advisor 2021 E Book

Ferri s Clinical Advisor 2021 E Book Book
Author : Fred F. Ferri
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2020-06-10
ISBN : 0323713343
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Find fast answers to inform your daily diagnosis and treatment decisions! Ferri’s Clinical Advisor 2021 uses the popular "5 books in 1" format to deliver vast amounts of information in a clinically relevant, user-friendly manner. This bestselling reference has been significantly updated to provide you with easy access to answers on 1,000 common medical conditions, including diseases and disorders, differential diagnoses, clinical algorithms, laboratory tests, and clinical practice guidelines—all carefully reviewed by experts in key clinical fields. Extensive algorithms, along with hundreds of new figures and tables, ensure that you stay current with today's medical practice. Contains significant updates throughout, covering all aspects of current diagnosis and treatment. Features 27 all-new topics including chronic rhinosinusitis, subclinical brain infarction, reflux-cough syndrome, radiation pneumonitis, catatonia, end-stage renal disease, and genitourinary syndrome of menopause, among others. Includes new appendices covering common herbs in integrated medicine and herbal activities against pain and chronic diseases; palliative care; and preoperative evaluation. Offers online access to Patient Teaching Guides in both English and Spanish.

Ferri s Clinical Advisor 2014 E Book

Ferri s Clinical Advisor 2014 E Book Book
Author : Fred F. Ferri
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2013-06-19
ISBN : 0323084311
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Ferri's Clinical Advisor is the fastest, most effective way to access current diagnostic and therapeutic information on more than 700 common medical conditions. Dr. Fred Ferri’s popular "5 books in 1" format provides quick guidance on menorrhagia, Failure to Thrive (FTT), Cogan’s syndrome, and much more. Now featuring expanded online components, it makes the answers you need for your family practice even easier to find - anytime, anywhere. Rapidly find the answers you need with separate sections on diseases and disorders, differential diagnosis, clinical algorithms, laboratory results, and clinical preventive services, plus an at-a-glance format that uses cross-references, outlines, bullets, tables, boxes, and algorithms to expedite reference. Review normal values and interpret results for more than 200 lab tests. Get the insurance billing codes you require, including ICD-9-CM codes, to expedite insurance reimbursements. Improve your family healthcare practice’s efficiency with cost-effective referral and consultation guidelines. Identify and treat a broader range of disorders, including renal and epidural abscess and cardio-renal syndrome, with 23 new topics in the Diseases & Disorders section. Improve your interpretation of presenting symptoms with 39 new topics in the Differential Diagnosis section, and optimize patient care with 12 new tables in the Clinical Practice Guidelines section. Rapidly find the answers you need with separate sections on diseases and disorders, differential diagnosis, clinical algorithms, laboratory results, and clinical preventive services, plus an at-a-glance format that uses cross-references, outlines, bullets, tables, boxes, and algorithms to expedite reference. Get the insurance billing codes you require for your family healthcare practice with ICD-9-CM codes, to expedite insurance reimbursements. Access full-color images and 65 online-only topics at Expert Consult, as well as online-only contents including EBMs, Suggested Reading, Patient Teaching Guides, and additional algorithms.

Ferri s Clinical Advisor 2015 E Book

Ferri s Clinical Advisor 2015 E Book Book
Author : Fred F. Ferri
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2014-07-26
ISBN : 0323084303
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Ferri’s Clinical Advisor 2015 is the fastest, most effective way to access current diagnostic and therapeutic information on more than 700 common medical conditions. Dr. Ferri’s popular "5 books in 1" format provides quick guidance on short QT syndrome, microscopic polyangiitis, fungal meningitis, and much more. This medical reference makes the answers you need even easier to find - anytime, anywhere. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Review normal values and interpret results for more than 200 lab tests. Improve your family healthcare practice’s efficiency with cost-effective referral and consultation guidelines. Identify and treat a broader range of disorders, including diabetic foot infections, hypergonadism, and acute liver failure, with 22 new topics in the Diseases & Disorders section. Improve your interpretation of presenting symptoms with 38 new topics and 40 new images in the Differential Diagnosis section, and optimize patient care with more than 250 new figures and tables. Rapidly find the answers you need with separate sections on diseases and disorders, differential diagnosis, clinical algorithms, laboratory results, and clinical preventive services, plus an at-a-glance format that uses cross-references, outlines, bullets, tables, boxes, and algorithms to expedite your search. Expedite insurance reimbursements with current ICD-9 and future ICD-10 insurance billing codes. Access full-color images and more than 90 online-only topics at Expert Consult, as well as EBMs, Suggested Reading, Patient Teaching Guides, and additional algorithms.

Ferri s Clinical Advisor

Ferri s Clinical Advisor Book
Author : Fred F. Ferri
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2001
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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FERRI'S CLINICAL ADVISOR is a fast, efficient way to access important diagnostic and therapeutic information. Five distinct sections offer key information on differential diagnosis, preventive medicine, patient and disease management, and laboratory and diagnostic tests. Covering more than 1000 current topics, FERRI'S CLINICAL ADVISOR is an all-in-one clinical resource.

Oxford Case Histories in Geriatric Medicine

Oxford Case Histories in Geriatric Medicine Book
Author : Sanja Thompson,Nicola Lovett,John Grimley Evans,Sarah Pendlebury
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2015-11-19
ISBN : 0199699267
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Based around the core curriculum for specialist trainees and consultants, Oxford Case Histories in Geriatric Medicine is a valuable reference and teaching tool, which provides an opportunity for case-based learning across a rapidly growing field. This book uses well-structured and concise cases from the Oxford hospitals. Each case has associated questions on the differential diagnosis and aspects of management providing interactive learning material. Cases were chosen to illustrate specific issues of particular relevance to geratology, emphasizing the unusual or occult presentation of disease, the presence of multiple interactingpathologies, possibility for rapid deterioration, high incidence of complications of treatment, including adverse drug reactions and a need at times for difficult clinical decisions. Part of the Oxford Case Histories series, this book will be valuable reading for postgraduate trainees and consultants, and will be an essential resource for those preparing for exit examinations and revalidation. It is also the ideal tool for those who wish to improve their skillsin diagnosis and management of a broad range of geriatric disorders.

Ferri s Clinical Advisor

Ferri s Clinical Advisor Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Mosby Incorporated
Release : 2003
ISBN : 9780323026680
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Comprehensively updated annually, Ferri's Clinical Advisor covers more than 1000 current topics in 5 handy sections. It's the fast, efficient way to access the important diagnostic and therapeutic information you need every day! Divided into five distinct sections dealing with over 1000 topics, this book offers basic information on over 600 disorders organized into easy-to-use lists, enhanced with ICD-9CM codes, clinical pearls, and illustrations, tables, and boxes highlighting important considerations. Almost 500 signs and symptoms and 200 clinical algorithms assist in diagnosis and expediting patient workup and therapy. Two additional sections of the book offer over 200 laboratory tests with interpretation of results, as well as extensive information on clinical preventive services and patient care guidelines from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. A must-have for every primary care healthcare provider.

Orthopedic Rehabilitation Clinical Advisor E Book

Orthopedic Rehabilitation Clinical Advisor   E Book Book
Author : Derrick Sueki,Jacklyn Brechter
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2009-10-27
ISBN : 0323072526
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Access the information you need to confidently diagnose and treat musculoskeletal disorders at a glance! With a "5-books-in-1" approach, this essential clinical reference provides up-to-date diagnostic and therapeutic information on over 200 orthopedic conditions in a bulleted, quick-reference format ideal for both students and practitioners. Content is written entirely by orthopedic physical therapists and is logically organized to promote accurate, efficient differential diagnosis and intervention. '5-books-in-1' format combines essential content on foundational knowledge, clinical reasoning, orthopedic pathologies, common clinical questions, and pharmacology all in one place for fast, efficient reference. UNIQUE: Expert insight and decision-making strategies for the rehabilitation of musculoskeletal pathologies help you apply sound clinical reasoning to determine the needs of patients with musculoskeletal disorders. UNIQUE: Succinct, bulleted text organizes information consistently for easy access. Clinician-oriented profiles cover 200 orthopedic pathologies with considerations specific to your needs in orthopedic rehabilitation practice. 51 drug class monographs detail indications, dosages, contraindications and physical therapy implications to help you better understand drug interactions and more effectively manage patients.

Dental Clinical Advisor E Book

Dental Clinical Advisor   E Book Book
Author : James R. Hupp,Thomas P. Williams,F. John Firriolo
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2006-03-06
ISBN : 0323079008
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Do you know what impact a patient's condition or medication could have on dental treatment? Always be certain with this chairside resource designed to alert you to the dental significance or implications of medical conditions, drugs, emergencies, and more. Clinical algorithms expedite decision making, and a CD-ROM lets you search the text and print hundreds of patient education handouts provided in both English and Spanish. Information is specifically tailored to dentistry by pointing out the dental significance or implications of each subject, including how conditions, medications, emergencies, and more can affect dental treatment. Consistent concise organization makes it easy to locate key information. Covers over 300 topics from simple pharmacologic information to rare medical diseases. Includes ICD-9 CM and CPT diagnostic/treatment codes for insurance records and categorization with outside agencies to help professionals and staff understand how particular conditions fit into insurance continuums and facilitate better communication with outside groups. Discusses when a treatment should/can be referred to other health care providers. Appendices present facts and tips related to a variety of more common conditions in one location for easier treatment planning Clinical algorithms chart possible paths for managing common conditions to expedite decision making. Reference listings suggest reliable sources for more in-depth reading on each topic. CD-ROM contains 950 patient education handouts in English and Spanish to enhance communication between practitioners and their patients.

Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment

Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment Book
Author : Alberto Pilotto,Finbarr C. Martin
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2017-12-29
ISBN : 3319625039
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book offers an up-to-date review on the principles and practice of multidimensional assessment and management of the older individual, which represents the cornerstone of modern clinical practice in the elderly. The early chapters cover the main elements and scope of the comprehensive geriatric approach and explain the pathways of care from screening and case finding through to in-depth assessment and treatment planning. Subsequent chapters review the evidence of how best to apply the multidimensional assessment and management approach in defined healthcare settings and within specific clinical areas, such as cancer and surgery. Finally, the education and training challenges are reviewed and the prospects for future clinical service and research in this important field are examined. The book is very timely given the recent advances in application of this approach, which reflect the growing international realization that older people are “core business” in many clinical areas where the role of specialist geriatric medicine has hitherto been limited. Accordingly, the book will be relevant to a wide range of clinicians. The authorship comprises many of the best known and widely published experts in their respective fields.

Medical Implications of Elder Abuse and Neglect An Issue of Clinics in Geratric Medicine

Medical Implications of Elder Abuse and Neglect  An Issue of Clinics in Geratric Medicine  Book
Author : Lisa Gibbs
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2014-11-07
ISBN : 032332374X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, devoted to Medical Implications of Elder Abuse and Neglect, is edited by Drs. Lisa Gibbs and Laura Mosqueda. Articles in this issue include: Physiology of Aging; Understanding the Medical Markers of Elder Abuse and Neglect: Physical Exam Findings; Medical Markers of Elder Abuse and Neglect: Laboratory Findings; Common Presentations of Elder Abuse in Healthcare Settings; Physical Abuse; Elder Abuse and Neglect by Others; Geriatric Sexual Abuse; Emotional Abuse in Geriatrics; Self- Neglect in Geriatrics; Capacity Assessment in Elder Abuse and Neglect; Geriatric Dementia and Abuse; Mental Health/ Psychiatric Issues in Elder Abuse and Neglect; Care of the Victim in Elder Abuse and Neglect; Prevention and Early Identification of Elder Abuse and Neglect; and Doctors Roles and Relationships with other Agencies in Elder Abuse and Neglect.

Physical Change and Aging Sixth Edition

Physical Change and Aging  Sixth Edition Book
Author : Sue V. Saxon, PhD,Mary Jean Etten, EdD, GNP, FT,,Dr. Elizabeth A. Perkins, PhD, RNMH
Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
Release : 2014-08-27
ISBN : 0826198651
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"[This book] has been honed into an elegant compendium. This outstanding work should be widely read ñ it is perhaps the best example of an integrative approach to gerontology." Score: 94, 4 stars ñ Doody's "Phyisical Change & Aging has been a well-respected resource for caregivers ever since it was published in 1978. This updated version carries on the tradition of providing valuable information on the aging process and age-related health issues." ñ Former First Lady Mrs. Rosalynn Carter This sixth edition of a classic multidisciplinary text for students of gerontology continues to offer practical, reader-friendly information about the physical changes and common pathologies associated with the aging process. It places special emphasis on the psychological and social implications of these changes in the lives of older adults. The book is distinguished by its thorough focus on anatomy and physiology and common health problems pertaining to each body system. It emphasizes the positive aspects of aging and demonstrates how the elderly population can gain greater personal control, through lifestyle changes and preventive health strategies, toward the goal of optimal aging. This sixth edition has been thoroughly updated to present new research findings that differentiate "normal" aging from actual pathology and includes substantially updated information on diagnosis and treatment. It incorporates new data from healthy older adults demonstrating that the aging process is not necessarily as devastating as earlier research had indicated. The book provides new data and guidelines on risk factors, nutrition, preventive measures, interventions, and commonly prescribed medications, and includes expanded treatment of complementary and alternative therapies. Also included is an updated discussion of grief, ethical issues, and funeral options. The book reinforces information with practical applications of aging data. Written for students of gerontology, social work, human services, nursing, medicine, occupational and physical therapy, counseling, and elder law, it presents information that is clearly understandable for those without an extensive background in biology or medicine. Additionally, the book is a useful practitioner's guide and an easily understandable book for family caregivers. THIS SIXTH EDITION INCLUDES NEW INFORMATION ON: Diagnosis and treatment Behaviors and interventions that promote more control over an individual's aging process Genetic/DNA theories Dementia and Parkinson's disease Immunotherapy Lifelong health disparities Animal-assisted therapy Prayer and meditation Pharmacogenetics Geragogy (self-directed learning) Caregiver health as a public health issue Natural funerals (biodegradable caskets, burial urns, dying at home)

Evidence Based Geriatric Nursing Protocols for Best Practice

Evidence Based Geriatric Nursing Protocols for Best Practice Book
Author : Elizabeth Capezuti, PhD, RN, FAAN,DeAnne Zwicker, DrNP, APRN, BC,Mathy Mezey, EdD, RN, FAAN,Terry T. Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN,Deanna Gray-Miceli, DSNSc, APRN, FAANP
Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
Release : 2007-11-16
ISBN : 9780826111050
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Designated a Doody's Core Title! "As a gerontological clinical educator/research nurse, I will often use this as a reference. The format and the content are good, and the explanations of how to best use the evidence simplify the process of sifting through mountains of information to figure the best practice." Score: 97, 5 stars --Doody's "This third edition holds the promise of bringing yet another level of depth and sophistication to understanding the best practices for assessment, interventions, and anticipated outcomes in our care of older adultsÖ. Evidence-Based Geriatric Nursing Protocols for Best Practice is intended to bring the most current, evidence-based protocols known to experts in geriatric nursing to the audience of students, both graduate and undergraduate, practitioners at the staff level from novice to expert, clinicians in specialty roles (educators, care managers, and advanced practice nurses), and nursing leaders of all levelsÖ.We owe a debt of gratitude to the many authors and the editors for bringing this work to us."--from the preface by Susan Bowar-Ferres, PhD, RN, CNAA-BC, Senior Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer, New York University Hospitals Center "The greatest beneficiaries of these new practice protocols, however, will be the older adults and their family members who stand to benefit from the greater consistency in care and improved outcomes from care based on the best evidence that is tempered with the expertise of advanced clinician-scholars."--from the foreword by Eleanor S. McConnell, RN, PhD, APRN, BC, Associate Professor and Director, Gerontological Nursing Specialty; Clinical Nurse Specialist, Durham Veterans Administration Medical Center; Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center This is the third, thoroughly revised and updated edition of the book formerly entitled Geriatric Nursing Protocols for Best Practice. The protocols address key clinical conditions and circumstances likely to be encountered by a hospital nurse caring for older adults. They represent "best practices" for acute care of the elderly as developed by nursing experts around the country as part of the Hartford Foundation's Nurses Improving Care to the Hospitalized Elderly project (NICHE). This third edition includes 17 revised and updated chapters and more than 15 new topics including critical care, diabetes, hydration, oral health care, palliative care, and substance abuse. Each chapter includes educational objectives, assessment of the problem, nursing intervention or care strategies, and references; most chapters have case studies.

Clinical Veterinary Advisor E Book

Clinical Veterinary Advisor   E Book Book
Author : Etienne Cote
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2010-12-17
ISBN : 0323068766
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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No other quick reference comes close in covering the diagnosis and treatment of hundreds of diseases in dogs and cats. Etienne Cote's Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Dogs and Cats, 2nd Edition is like six books in one -- with concise topics within sections on diseases and disorders, procedures and techniques, differential diagnosis, laboratory tests, clinical algorithms, and a drug formulary. Revised from cover to cover, this edition includes dozens of new topics. It also includes free access to a fully searchable companion website featuring an electronic version of the text, all of the book's images, a searchable drug formulary, and 150 Client Education Sheets in both English and Spanish. Section I: Diseases and Disorders provides at-a-glance coverage of nearly 800 common medical problems, arranged alphabetically for immediate access. Entries include a definition, synonyms, epidemiology, clinical presentation, etiology and pathophysiology, differential diagnosis, workup, treatment, prognosis and outcome, plus pearls and considerations. Concise descriptions simplify diagnosis and treatment. Section II: Procedures and Techniques offers illustrated, step-by-step instructions for understanding and performing 111 important clinical procedures. Section III: Differential Diagnosis displays nearly every possible cause for 260 different clinical disorders. Section IV: Laboratory Tests summarizes essential information needed for interpreting more than 150 lab tests. Section V: Clinical Algorithms provides decision trees for the diagnostic and therapeutic decision-making processes involved in managing 91 of the most common clinical conditions/disorders. Section VI: Drug Formulary is a compilation of dosages and other relevant information for more than 300 new and current medications. 410 illustrations and photographs depict disease processes and related concepts. A companion website includes the complete text of the book in a fully searchable format, allowing quick access to information, and all of the book's images. It also includes 150 Client Education Sheets, each available in both English and Spanish. Clinical guidance added to diseases and disorders chapters helps you select appropriate tests and treatments for each case. 50 new client "how-to" handouts are added for a total of 150 client education sheets, helping to improve outcomes by informing clients. Technician Tips are inserted throughout nearly 800 diseases and disorders, providing specialized information for veterinary technicians. Enhanced electronic image collection on the companion website includes color images and additional figures not found in the text.

Pathy s Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicine

Pathy s Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicine Book
Author : Alan J. Sinclair,John E. Morley,Bruno Vellas
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2012-03-13
ISBN : 1119954142
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This new edition of the comprehensive and renowned textbook Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicine offers a fully revised and updated review of geriatric medicine. It covers the full spectrum of the subject, features 41 new chapters, and provides up-to-date, evidence-based, and practical information about the varied medical problems of ageing citizens. The three editors, from UK, USA and France, have ensured that updated chapters provide a global perspective of geriatric medicine, as well as reflect the changes in treatment options and medical conditions which have emerged since publication of the 4th edition in 2006. The book includes expanded sections on acute stroke, dementia, cardiovascular disease, and respiratory diseases, and features a new section on end-of-life care. In the tradition of previous editions, this all-encompassing text continues to be a must-have text for all clinicians who deal with older people, particularly geriatric medical specialists, gerontologists, researchers, and general practitioners. This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from Google Play or the MedHand Store. Praise for the 4th edition: "...an excellent reference for learners at all clinical and preclinical levels and a useful contribution to the geriatric medical literature." —Journal of the American Medical Association, November 2006 5th edition selected for 2012 Edition of Doody's Core TitlesTM

Pediatric Clinical Advisor

Pediatric Clinical Advisor Book
Author : Lynn C. Garfunkel,Jeffrey Kaczorowski,Cynthia Christy
Publisher : Mosby
Release : 2007
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A comprehensive and easy-access reference providing all the information you need to manage hundreds of pediatric disorders. Pediatric Clinical Advisor is divided into 5 distinct sections and extensively cross-referenced for efficient use. Section 1, Diseases and Disorders, covers over 400 common pediatric disorders outlining epidemiology, etiology, clinical findings, laboratory work-up, differential diagnoses, treatment options, suggested patient follow-up, and up-to-date references. Sections 2 and 3, Differential Diagnosis and Clinical Algorithms, list more than 100 common signs and symptoms