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ABC of Colorectal Cancer

Author: Annie M. Young,Richard Hobbs,David J. Kerr

Publisher: John Wiley and Sons

ISBN: 1444346431

Category: Medical

Page: 80

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Colorectal cancer is a common cause of morbidity and mortality inwhich prevention, screening and early detection are vital.Beginning with the patient perspective and following the patientpathway, this new second edition covers epidemiology andprevention, screening programmes, decision support networks, therole of primary care, and supportive care for patients withcolorectal cancer. The ABC of Colorectal Cancer provides the core knowledgeon clinical genetics, diagnosis, imaging, therapy and surgeryoptions and the latest evidence based guidelines for treating andmanaging colorectal cancer patients within the multidisciplinaryteam. Highly illustrated and accessible, it covers the fullspectrum of the disease to provide the basis to make a realdifference to clinical management. This is an invaluable practical guide for the non-specialist onall aspects of colorectal cancer, and is ideal for generalpractitioners, junior doctors, nurses and allied healthprofessionals.

ABC of Hypertension

Author: D. Gareth Beevers,Gregory Y. H. Lip,Eoin T. O'Brien

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111859259X

Category: Medical

Page: 128

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High blood pressure is a common chronic medical problem encountered in primary care, yet it is commonly under diagnosed. ABC of Hypertension is a long established, practical guide to the investigation, treatment and management of hypertensive patients. This sixth edition: Provides practical guidance on measurement of blood pressure and the investigation and management of hypertensive patients Explains new developments in measurement and automated measurement of blood pressure and Updates coverage on treatment of the elderly and explains of the implications of recent trials Incorporates current British Hypertension Society and NICE guidelines

ABC of Interventional Cardiology

Author: Ever D. Grech

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0727915460

Category: Medical

Page: 51

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Coronary artery disease (CAD) causes severe disability and more death than any other disease in affluent societies, including cancer. The medical conditions associated with it are angina, ischaemia, unstable angina, myocardial infarction, arrhythmias, heart failure and sudden death. Choosing the appropriate investigation to confirm a diagnosis helps to assess risk and determine the correct treatment path. GPs also need to know the effective life-style and risk-factor modifications in addition to advocating the best medical therapy.

Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer Series: Colorectal Cancer E-Book

Expert Consult

Author: Susan Gearhart,Nita Ahuja

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437735649

Category: Medical

Page: 272

View: 6586

Each volume in the Early Detection and Treatment of Cancer Series is packed with practical, authoritative information designed to cover the full range of diagnostic procedures, including pathologic, radiologic, bronchoscopic, and surgical aspects. You’ll be able to determine the safest, shortest, least invasive way to reach an accurate diagnosis; stage the disease; and choose the best initial treatment for early stages. Based on current evidence in the literature, authors provide clinical, hands-on tools to help you make informed decisions on precisely what tests and imaging studies are needed to diagnose and stage each type of cancer. Practical, authoritative, and highly-illustrated, this volume in the brand new Early Detection and Treatment of Cancer series covers current protocols and the latest advances in diagnostic imaging and molecular and serologic markers for colon cancer. Apply expert advice on the best “next-step plan for different presentations and tips for less invasive protocols. Get clinical, hands-on tools to help you make informed decisions on precisely what tests and imaging studies are needed for accurate diagnosis and staging. Clear figures, tables, and boxes illustrate step-by-step care of the full range of problems encountered. The small size and convenient format make this an ideal purchase for diagnostic reference. Outlines the steps after diagnosis to guide you through formulating a treatment or patient care plan. Emphasizes important points—such as risk-adjusted screening for staging and the use of promising new gene therapies—with “key points boxes at the beginning of each chapter and pedagogic features throughout. Summarizes the process of accurately diagnosing and staging cancer in a logical, almost algorithmic, approach for easy reference. Complements the procedures outlined in the text with full-color photographs and line drawings to reinforce your understanding of the material.

Multidisciplinary Management of Rectal Cancer

Questions and Answers

Author: Vincenzo Valentini,Hans-Joachim Schmoll,Cornelis J. H. van de Velde

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319432176

Category: Medical

Page: 634

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In this book, a distinguished group of clinicians provide straightforward, focused answers to the questions most commonly confronted by a multidisciplinary team when caring for patients with rectal cancer. The format of the book is designed to aid optimal decision making in a multidisciplinary setting with respect to key issues in imaging, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, and surgery, all of which are considered in detail. Helpful guidance is also offered on risk factor identification, pathology procedures and their prognostic value, and multidisciplinary team management. The authors have been carefully selected for their expertise, and most have been involved in the management of the more significant trials published in Europe during the past decade. In an era in which all patients are entitled to access healthcare systems that deliver the highest quality of treatment within a safe environment, together with appropriate advice, support, and long-term follow-up, the multidisciplinary team is of central importance. This successful book, in its revised and updated second edition, is designed to provide all the guidance likely to be required by members of the multidisciplinary team at various stages of the pathway of care for patients with rectal cancer.

ABC of Medically Unexplained Symptoms

Author: Christopher Burton

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118495306

Category: Medical

Page: 88

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This brand new title addresses the complex issues faced by primary health care practitioners in treating and managing patients with ‘medically unexplained symptoms'. It aims to develop guidelines and principles to help identify patients with medically unexplained symptoms, as they are typically underdiagnosed, and to manage symptoms more effectively with active patient involvement. This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from iTunes, Google Play or the MedHand Store.

ABC of Cancer Care

Author: Carlo Palmieri,Esther Bird,Richard Simcock

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118526856

Category: Medical

Page: 104

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ABC of Cancer Care is a practical primary care guide to help health professionals better inform their patients, manage and recognize the common complications of cancers and their treatment, and understand the rationale and implications of decisions made in secondary and tertiary care. It provides coverage of the diagnosis, management, treatment and on-going surveillance of common cancers within the multidisciplinary context of primary care. Individual chapters assess the different treatment options, including surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy, and examine their possible side effects. The contribution of clinical trials and new advances in cancer treatment including biological and targeted therapies, robotic surgery and advanced radiotherapy techniques are all described. Other aspects of cancer care, from nursing support and nutrition to psychological care and survivorship, are also covered. Edited by a specialist and general practitioner team, with multidisciplinary contributors, ABC of Cancer Care is ideal for general practitioners, practice nurses, cancer care nurses, medical students, and all healthcare professionals treating and supporting cancer patients. This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from iTunes, Google Play or the MedHand Store.

Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology E-Book

A Volume in the Series: Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology

Author: Christine A. Iacobuzio-Donahue,Elizabeth A Montgomery

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455711934

Category: Medical

Page: 736

View: 6752

Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology, a title in the Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology series, provides all the most essential information on the pathological entities encountered in practice in an easy-to-use format. Drs. Christine A. Iacobuzio-Donahue and Elizabeth Montgomery examine the full scope of neoplastic and non-neoplastic disorders of the gastrointestinal tract--, including disorders of the tubular gastrointestinal tract, pancreatobiliary tree, and liver—from clinical features and ancillary studies to differential diagnoses and prognostic and therapeutic considerations. The consistent, practical format with a wealth of illustrations, boxes, and tables make this title ideal for quick reference for both novices and experienced pathologists. Get the full range of coverage on neoplastic and non-neoplastic gastrointestinal/liver conditions in a consistent, user-friendly format. Catch all the nuances of how pathological entities present through over 850 full-color illustrations. Reference key information quickly and easily thanks to at-a-glance boxes and tables throughout the text. Stay current with the latest in molecular diagnostic techniques through a new chapter on this increasingly important topic. Find information on lymphoid neoplasms of the GI tract more easily with coverage consolidated into a new, focused chapter. Easily identify newly described entities highlighted in updated images and references. Enhance your visual understanding from 100 new clinical and photomicroscopic images. Gain increased at-a-glance reference thanks to more fact sheets and pathologic features boxes.

Biliary Tract and Gallbladder Cancer

Diagnosis and Therapy

Author: Clifton D. Fuller, MD,Charles R. Thomas, MD

Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing

ISBN: 9781935281238

Category: Medical

Page: 518

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Biliary Tract and Gallbladder Cancer: Diagnosis and Therapy is a comprehensive and definitive discussion of all aspects of the treatment of malignant tumors of the gallbladder and biliary tract. This is the first book to examine these cancers in such depth, as rapid advances in surgical oncology and radiotherapeutic approaches have demanded the full coverage this text provides. The book progresses logically, with early chapters presenting the epidemiologic, pathologic, and pathogenetic characteristics of BT and GB lesions, followed by excellent discussions of clinical and radiologic diagnosis and staging. Finally, the full arsenal of therapeutic approaches is presented, from the local to systemic, established to experimental. Segments throughout detail the most current cutting-edge therapies, making the latest information readily available across a number of subdisciplines. Features of this unique textbook include: An exclusive and comprehensive focus on neoplasms of the gallbladder and biliary tract A multidisciplinary focus, with contributions from medical, surgical, and radiation oncology, pathology, and imaging, and a clear emphasis on team-based approaches to oncologic care The latest clinical research and treatment discussions from international experts Biliary Tract and Gallbladder Cancer serves as the single-source knowledge base for multidisciplinary biliary tract cancer management. It is comprehensive enough to demonstrate new treatments of biliary tract cancer to experienced practitioners, yet concise enough to serve as an introduction to novices in the field.

ABC of Sepsis

Author: Ron Daniels,Tim Nutbeam

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781444316650

Category: Medical

Page: 104

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The importance of early prevention and treatment of sepsis hasnever been greater. In the UK alone sepsis contributes to moredeaths than lung cancer, from bowel cancer and breast cancercombined, and approximately one third of patients who suffer fromsevere sepsis die. The ABC of Sepsis provides a much neededintroduction and an invaluable aid in the increasing efforts toreduce hospital infection and improve patient safety. As growing numbers of junior medical staff experience emergencymedicine, critical care and acute medicine as part of theFoundation Programme, there is an increasing need to develop theskills required to treat severe sepsis. The editors are involvedwith the Survive Sepsis campaign - developed to improve therecognition, diagnosis and treatment of sepsis - and are perfectlyplaced to guide junior medics, GPs, specialist nurses, criticalcare nurses and primary care staff through this core aspect ofacute medicine.

Recent Progress in Colorectal Cancer

Biology and Management of High Risk Groups : Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Colorectal Cancer : Biology and Management of High Risk Groups, Torino, 24-26 September 1991

Author: Francesco Paolo Rossini,Henry T. Lynch

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780444893109

Category: Medical

Page: 347

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Iss Fett, werde schlank

Warum wir Fett essen müssen, um abzunehmen und gesund zu bleiben

Author: Mark Hyman

Publisher: Riva Verlag

ISBN: 3959714459

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 384

View: 6813

Endlich dürfen wir wieder fett essen – und nehmen dabei sogar ab! Lange wurde uns erzählt, dass Fett dick macht, Herz-Kreislauf-Krankheiten hervorruft und unserer Gesundheit schadet. Doch die wissenschaftliche Studienlage zeigt inzwischen sehr deutlich, dass genau das Gegenteil der Fall ist: Eine Ernährung, die reich ist an hochwertigen Fettsäuren, wie sie zum Beispiel in Fisch, Eiern, Nüssen, Olivenöl oder Avocado enthalten sind, bringt enorme gesundheitliche Vorteile und hilft sogar beim Abnehmen. In seinem neuen Buch präsentiert der Arzt und neunfache New York Times-Bestsellerautor Mark Hyman ein innovatives Konzept, um abzunehmen und langfristig gesund zu bleiben. Iss Fett, werde schlank basiert auf aktuellen Forschungsergebnissen und erklärt, wie man sich ernähren muss, um optimale Gesundheit zu erlangen und überflüssige Pfunde loszuwerden. Auf Genuss muss man trotzdem nicht verzichten, denn wie wir wissen, schmeckt mit einer Portion Fett alles gleich viel besser. Mit vielen praktischen Tipps, Menüplänen, Rezepten und Einkaufslisten weist dieser umfassende Abnehmratgeber den Weg in ein schlankeres, gesünderes Leben mit mehr Lebensfreude, Energie und Wohlbefinden.

ABC of Emergency Radiology

Author: Otto Chan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118495179

Category: Medical

Page: 200

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Rapid acquisition and interpretation of radiographs, portable ultrasound (US) and computed tomography (CT) are now the mainstay of initial successful management of sick and traumatized patients presenting to Accident and Emergency Departments. The ABC of Emergency Radiology is a simple and logical step-by-step guide on how to interpret radiographs, US and CT. It incorporates all the latest technological advances, including replacing plain radiographs with digital radiographs, changes in imaging protocols and the role of portable US and multidetector CT. With over 400 illustrations and annotated radiographs, this thoroughly revised third edition provides more images, new illustrations, and new chapters on emergency US and CT that reflect current practice. Each chapter starts with radiological anatomy, standard and then additional views, a systematic approach to interpretation (ABC approach) and followed by a review of common abnormalities. The ABC of Emergency Radiology is an invaluable resource for accident and emergency staff, trainee radiologists, medical students, nurses, radiographers and all medical personnel involved in the immediate care of trauma patients. This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from iTunes, Google Play or the MedHand Store.

Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medicine, Military

Page: N.A

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ABC of COPD

Author: Graeme P. Currie

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781444329483

Category: Medical

Page: 88

View: 9301

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive, largely irreversible lung condition characterised by airflow obstruction. Although cigarette smoking is the single most important risk factor in its development, other associations and risk factors are thought to have increasing relevance throughout the world. COPD is usually managed in primary care, although it is commonly under-diagnosed, and is one of the most common medical conditions necessitating admission to hospital. The second edition of the ABC of COPD provides the entire multidisciplinary team with a reliable, up-to-date and accessible account of COPD. Extensively updated by experienced clinicians - including new chapters on spirometry, inhalers, oxygen, death, dying and end of life issues - this ABC is an authoritative and practical guide for general practitioners, practice nurses, specialist nurses, medical students, paramedical staff, junior doctors, non-specialist doctors and all other health professionals working in both primary and secondary care.

Chirurgische Proktologie

Author: Bernward Mölle,Andreas Ommer,Jochen Lange,Josef Girona

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3662546825

Category: Medical

Page: 482

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Zum Arbeitsgebiet des Proktologen gehören eine Vielfalt von Erkrankungen und zahlreiche konservative und operative Therapieverfahren. In dem Buch wird das gesamte Spektrum fundiert und detailliert dargestellt – mit Schwerpunkt auf den operativen Behandlungsmöglichkeiten. Komplexe oder spezielle Verfahren sind mit mehr als 400 farbigen Zeichnungen illustriert. Die 2. Auflage wurde aktualisiert und um neu entwickelte Therapieverfahren sowie einige Kapitel ergänzt u. a. zu analem Pruritus, zum Pudenduskompressionssyndrom und zur Kinderproktologie.

Rosai and Ackerman's Surgical Pathology E-Book

Author: Juan Rosai

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032308804X

Category: Medical

Page: 2892

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Rosai and Ackerman’s Surgical Pathology delivers the authoritative guidance you need to overcome virtually any challenge in surgical pathology. Recognized globally for his unmatched expertise, preeminent specialist Juan Rosai, MD brings you state-of-the-art coverage of the latest advancements in immunohistochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, prognostic/predictive markers, and much more - equipping you to effectively and efficiently diagnose the complete range of neoplastic and non-neoplastic entities. Efficiently review the clinical presentation, gross and microscopic features, ultrastructural and immunohistochemical findings, differential diagnosis, therapy, and prognosis for virtually every pathologic entity. Compare your findings to more than 3,300 outstanding illustrations that capture the characteristic presentation of every type of lesion. Avoid diagnostic pitfalls using Dr. Rosai's expert observations on what to look for, what to be careful about, and which presentations can be misleading. Find quick answers on tumor staging, quality control procedures, and the handling of gross specimens through valuable appendices. Make optimal use of all the very latest advances including our increased understanding of the genetic basis of inherited and acquired disease, the newest molecular genetic and immunohistochemical techniques, and the most recent WHO disease classification schemes.

Supportive Oncology E-Book

Author: Mellar P. Davis,Petra Feyer,Petra Ortner,Camilla Zimmermann

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437735940

Category: Medical

Page: 672

View: 6839

Supportive Oncology, by Drs. Davis, Feyer, Ortner, and Zimmermann, is your practical guide to improving your patients‘ quality of life and overall outcomes by integrating palliative care principles into the scope of clinical oncologic practice at all points along their illness trajectories. A multidisciplinary editorial team, representing the dual perspectives of palliative medicine and oncology, offers expert guidance on how to effectively communicate diagnoses and prognoses with cancer patients and their families, set treatment goals, and manage symptoms through pharmacological therapies, as well as non-pharmacological therapies and counselling when appropriate. Integrate complementary palliative principles as early as possible after diagnosis with guidance from a multidisciplinary editorial team whose different perspectives and collaboration provide a well-balanced approach. Effectively communicate diagnoses and prognoses with cancer patients and their families, set treatment goals, and manage symptoms through pharmacological therapies, as well as non-pharmacological therapies and counseling when appropriate. Improve patients’ quality of life with the latest information on pain and symptom management including managing side effects of chemotherapy and radiotherapy, rehabilitating and counselling long-term survivors, and managing tumor-related symptoms and other complications in the palliative care setting. Prescribe the most effective medications, manage toxicities, and deal with high symptom burdens.

Practical Hepatic Pathology: A Diagnostic Approach E-Book

A Volume in the Pattern Recognition Series

Author: Romil Saxena

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455711969

Category: Medical

Page: 728

View: 3072

Practical Hepatic Pathology—a new volume in the new Pattern Recognition series—offers you a practical guide to diagnosing every challenging liver biopsy that you encounter in your daily practice. Dr. Romil Saxena presents diagnoses according to a pattern-based organization that guides you from a histological pattern of injury, through the appropriate work-up, around the pitfalls, and to the best diagnosis. Lavish, full-color images capture key hepatic pathology patterns of injury, pathognomonic features and common variations of all major liver diseases and hepatic neoplasms. No other single source delivers the practical, hands-on information you need to solve even the toughest diagnostic challenges in liver biopsies. Recognize the basic patterns of liver injury through an algorithmic approach and establish diagnosis by a pattern-based visual index present at the beginning of the book. Evaluate and interpret biopsy samples using superb, high-quality, full-color images that illustrate pathognomonic features and common variations. Get comprehensive information on major adult and childhood liver diseases, hepatic neoplasms and pre-neoplastic nodules including clinical features, laboratory tests, imaging findings and differential diagnosis. Understand the pathology and practice of liver transplantation with coverage of the clinical aspects of this procedure.

Abdominal Imaging E-Book

Expert Radiology Series

Author: Dushyant V Sahani,Anthony E Samir

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455740330

Category: Medical

Page: 1600

View: 6644

Abdominal Imaging, a title in the Expert Radiology Series, edited by Drs. Dushyant Sahani and Anthony Samir, is a comprehensive reference that encompasses both GI and GU radiology. It provides richly illustrated, advanced guidance to help you overcome the full range of diagnostic, therapeutic, and interventional challenges in abdominal imaging and combines an image-rich, easy-to-use format with the greater depth that experienced practitioners need. Select the best imaging approaches and effectively interpret your findings by comparing them to thousands of images that represent every modality and every type of abdominal imaging. Find detailed, expert guidance on all diagnostic, therapeutic, and interventional aspects of abdominal imaging in one authoritative source, including challenging topics such as Oncologic Assessment of Tumor Response and How to Scan a Difficult Patient. Efficiently locate the information you need with a highly templated, well-organized, at-a-glance organization.

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