Brain Tumors: An Encyclopedic Approach, Expert Consult - Online and Print, 3e

Meet the expanding want for powerful mind tumor administration with the hugely expected revision of mind Tumors by means of Drs. Andrew H. Kaye and Edward R. legislation. over the last decade, huge, immense advances were made in either the analysis and the surgical and radiotherapeutic administration of mind tumors. This new version publications you thru the most recent advancements within the box, together with sizzling themes like malignant gliomas, practical mind mapping, neurogenetics and the molecular biology of mind tumors, and biologic and gene remedy. You’ll even have quick access to the entire contents on-line, with hyperlinks to PubMed and a downloadable photograph library, at www.expertconsult.com.

  • Benefit from the information and adventure of Drs. Andrew H. Kaye and Edward R. legislation, globally famous specialists within the box of neurosurgery, in addition to many different global authorities.
  • Access the total searchable contents on-line at www.expertconsult.com, with hyperlinks to PubMed and a downloadable snapshot library.
  • Stay brand new with the most recent advancements within the box, together with administration of

malignant gliomas; practical mind mapping; neurogenetics and the molecular biology of mind tumors; biologic and gene treatments; and lots more and plenty more.

Apply the expert’s top practices with their key issues .

The specialist counsel of Drs. Kaye and legislation permits you to successfully take care of the expanding prevalence of mind tumors, from prognosis to surgical and radiotherapeutic management.

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The Gift of Healing Herbs: Plant Medicines and Home Remedies for a Vibrantly Healthy Life

By Robin Rose Bennett

Herbalists, naturopaths, plantspeople, witches, and usual healers will love the empowering details, attractive tales, and heartfelt meditations and rituals of common natural drugs during this ebook. Nominated as a natural ebook of the yr by way of the foreign Herb organization, The present of therapeutic Herbs through well-respected city herbalist Robin Rose Bennett deals readers who are looking to take cost in their health and wellbeing an immersion right into a myriad how you can use plant-based treatments to deal with themselves and others on actual, emotional, and non secular levels.

With greater than a hundred and eighty easy-to-follow recipes educated by way of the knowledge that actual and non secular therapeutic are inextricably intertwined, The reward of therapeutic Herbs explores herbology because the "people's medicine", freely on hand to all, and as a strong but mild solution to heal physique, brain, middle, and soul. The booklet is split into 3 elements: the 1st half examines healthiness and the factors of sickness; the second one half contains a reference of all of the actual structures of the physique and the typical and not-so-common herbs for tonifying them; and the 3rd half includes recipes for teas, brews, and directions for incorporating herbs into our day-by-day lives. the masses of recipes for natural arrangements during this book—accompanied by way of prayers, meditations, and rituals—offer religious and actual insights into the connection among our physique platforms and the weather, Earth, Air, hearth and Water, therefore aiding the reader discover and adventure the interconnection of all issues within the internet of life.

Filled with own tales, case histories, and parts of non-public memoir, The present of therapeutic Herbs is equivalent components thought and guide drawn from the author's lifestyles and a long time spent educating and practising natural drugs in a non secular, earth-based, nondogmatic variety. the writer explores how one's own tale becomes one's embodied physicality and finally finds person distinct paths of therapeutic for every reader.

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Recovery's Edge: An Ethnography of Mental Health Care and Moral Agency

By Neely Laurenzo Myers

In 2003 the Bush Administration’s New Freedom fee requested psychological well-being carrier prone to start selling “recovery” instead of churning out long term, “chronic” psychological future health carrier clients. Recovery’s Edge sends us to city the USA to view the internal workings of a psychological health and wellbeing medical institution run, partly, via those who find themselves themselves “in restoration” from psychological illness.

In this provocative narrative, Neely Myers sweeps us up in her personal trip via 3 years of ethnographic examine at this strange web site, offering a nuanced account of alternative methods to psychological healthiness care. Recovery’s Edge significantly examines the excessive bar we set for individuals in restoration via intimate tales of individuals suffering to discover significant paintings, pleasing relationships, and self reliant living.

This ebook is a recipient of the Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Prize from Vanderbilt college Press for the easiest booklet within the zone of medicine.

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Evidence-Based Management in Healthcare

Research what evidence-based administration (EB administration) is and the way it might concentration pondering and make clear the problems surrounding a choice. The publication offers a simple method for asking the precise questions, amassing helping details from a number of resources, comparing the knowledge, and employing it to unravel administration demanding situations. quite a few real-life examples illustrate how the EB administration method is utilized in various events, from inpatient mattress making plans to working room scheduling to management improvement. those examples additionally display the capability bills and merits of EB administration.

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Mechanical Blood Trauma in Circulatory-Assist Devices

By Timothy M. Maul, Marina V. Kameneva, Peter D. Wearden

Mechanical cardiovascular support units has to be appropriately designed to prevent harm to the blood they touch. the standards that impact the hemocompatibility of a cardiovascular help equipment comprise 3 significant non-physiological elements - the fabric, fluid circulation paths, and movement comparable stresses, - in addition to the gadget interplay with the local vasculature. in addition, the interplay of the equipment with the blood isn't really static. international surfaces turn on blood parts together with platelets, leukocytes and the coagulation cascade. Thrombus formation at the floor of the machine can modify the fluid dynamics in a fashion that motives erythrocyte harm starting from major hemolysis to sub-lethal trauma which could take many days to weeks to become an important medical challenge. This sub-lethal blood trauma isn't really simply detectable with out distinctive apparatus, that is regularly unavailable in regimen scientific perform. Surveillance for blood harm is usually sub-optimal within the medical atmosphere, yet as soon as clinically suitable hemolysis happens, an important judgements - gadget elimination, alternative, or extra scientific cures together with surgical procedure or plasmapheresis - that bear in mind the risk/benefit of intervention has to be speedy evaluated. some of the preclinical designs and trying out, surgical issues, to be had surveillance concepts, and scientific results should be mentioned utilizing contemporary and historic case studies to focus on key issues.

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Unhinged: The Trouble with Psychiatry - A Doctor's Revelations about a Profession in Crisis

IN THIS STIRRING and wonderfully WRITTEN take-heed call, psychiatrist Daniel Carlat exposes deeply worrying difficulties plaguing his occupation, revealing the methods it has deserted its crucial objective: to appreciate the brain, in order that psychiatrists can heal psychological affliction and never simply deal with signs. As he did in his hard-hitting and greatly learn New York occasions journal article "Dr. Drug Rep," and as he maintains to do in his renowned watchdog publication, The Carlat Psychiatry Report, he writes with bracing honesty approximately how psychiatry has so mostly forsaken the perform of speak remedy for the seductive—and extra lucrative—practice of easily prescribing medications, with a number of deeply troubling outcomes.

Psychiatrists have settled for treating signs instead of motives, embracing the obvious clinical rigor of DSM diagnoses and prescription in preference to studying the tougher craft of healing counseling, gaining simply restricted figuring out in their sufferers’ lives. speak remedy takes time, while the fifteen-minute "med cost" makes it possible for extra sufferers and extra assurance corporation compensation. but DSM diagnoses, he exhibits, are premised on a whole lot much less technological know-how than we might imagine.

Writing from an insider’s point of view, with clean forthrightness approximately his personal day-by-day struggles as a practitioner, Dr. Carlat stocks a wealth of reports from his personal perform and people of others that display the obvious shortcomings of the traditional fifteen-minute sufferer stopover at. He additionally finds the risks of rampant diagnoses of bipolar illness, ADHD, and different "popular" psychiatric problems, and exposes the dangers of the cocktails of medicines such a lot of sufferers are wear. specially stressful are the negative results of overprescription of substances to young children of ever more youthful a long time. Taking us on a journey of the area of pharmaceutical advertising, he additionally finds the internal workings of collusion among psychiatrists and drug businesses.

Concluding with a street map for precisely how the occupation might be reformed, Unhinged is very important studying for all these in remedy or contemplating it, in addition to a stirring name to motion for the massive group of psychiatrists themselves. As physicians and drug businesses proceed to interact in disquieting and destructive methods, and as diagnoses—and misdiagnoses—of psychological problems skyrocket, it’s crucial that Dr. Carlat’s daring demand reform is heeded.

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Breastfeeding A Guide for the Medical Professional (8th Edition)

By Ruth A. Lawrence, Robert M. Lawrence

The main authoritative, depended on consultant to breastfeeding for the clinical profession

Stay expert on each element of breastfeeding, from easy facts at the anatomical, physiological, biochemical, dietary, immunological, and mental facets of human lactation, to the issues of medical administration of breastfeeding.

Learn from the award-winning writer and co-founder of the Academy of Breastfeeding medication, Dr. Ruth Lawrence, and her son, Dr. Rob Lawrence.

Make acceptable drug suggestions, together with licensed drugs, over the counter drugs, and natural remedies.

Provide considerate counsel to the breastfeeding mom in accordance with her situations, difficulties, and way of life from built-in assurance of evidence-based info and useful experience.

Find what you wish fast with a brand new, streamlined strategy that strikes huge tables and key references online.

Treat stipulations linked to breastfeeding and successfully deal with using drugs in the course of lactation because of large, up to date, evidence-based details.

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Atlas of Osteopathic Techniques

This distinct reference is perfect for examination education and scientific rotations, in addition to a very good refresher for daily scientific perform. Get step by step, full-color suggestions on manipulative tools in most cases taught and utilized in osteopathic clinical schooling and perform. greater than 1,000 vivid pictures and illustrations spotlight concise, readable text—all at the related or adjoining web page for fast and simple reference. The 3rd version comprises vast additions to the bankruptcy on cranial strategies, in addition to considerably revised overviews of high-velocity, low-amplitude ideas, muscle power recommendations, and counterstrain techniques.
 

 

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Somatic Dysfunction in Osteopathic Family Medicine

Prepare for powerful perform with the patient-oriented strategy of Somatic disorder in Osteopathic relations drugs, moment Edition. This useful publication covers diagnostic work-up, the medical reason for osteopathic handbook thoughts (OMT) for particular illnesses and prerequisites, manipulative options for a number of sufferer kinds (psychiatric, pediatric, obstetric, geriatric, and more), and methods for universal stipulations encountered in relations practice.

  • Access professional, up to date info with the confirmed source recommended by way of the yankee university of Osteopathic kinfolk Physicians (ACOFP) and indexed as a main reference for try query writing via the nationwide Board of Osteopathic scientific Examiners.
  • Broaden your realizing with professional assurance of the philosophy and ideas of osteopathic sufferer care—including sufferer empowerment, diagnosing somatic disorder, the manipulative prescription, viscerosomatic and somatovisceral reflexes, and psychoneuroimmunology.
  • Take your studying past the booklet with video clips to be had online.
  • Prepare to paintings with quite a lot of particular sufferer populations—psychiatric, pediatric, and obstetric sufferers in addition to athletes, surgical sufferers, and sufferers on the finish of life.
  • Master approaches for treating stipulations in most cases encountered in relatives practice—otitis media, temporomandibular joint discomfort and disorder, top respiration an infection, reduce breathing tract an infection, high blood pressure, congestive center failure, gastrointestinal difficulties, thyroid sickness, Parkinson affliction, Larson syndrome (functional vasomotor hemiparesthesia syndrome), fibromyalgia/chronic fatigue syndrome, power ache and headache, again soreness from brief leg syndrome and postural imbalance, again ache from postural decompensation within the sagittal aircraft, and scoliosis.
  • Access functional info on place of work set-up, growth notes and coding, and the standardized scientific record.

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Essentials of Evidence-Based Clinical Practice (3rd Edition) (Users' Guides to the Medical Literature)

By Gordon Guyatt, Drummond Rennie, Maureen O. Meade, Deborah J. Cook

The streamlined better half to the vintage Users' publications to the scientific Literature--fully up to date and revised

This compact advisor condenses the main clinically correct content material of the landmark Users' publications to the clinical Literature that can assist you comprise evidence-based medication into your practice.

You will examine the rules of evidence-based drugs, how your perform can enjoy the consistent flow of latest clinical literature, and the way to tell apart reliable clinical facts from that that's insufficient or misleading.

This variation contains a variety of updates, numerous new chapters, and a better emphasis at the function of sufferer personal tastes and preappraised assets.

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