Manual of Peritoneal Dialysis: Practical Procedures for by G.A. Coles

By G.A. Coles

Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is in frequent use for the remedy of acute and persistent renal failure. a large amount of wisdom in regards to the quite a few approaches and difficulties linked to this manner of remedy has collected over fresh years, really because the advent of constant ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD). notwithstanding up to now the knowledge in regards to the extra technical or functional elements of PD has been principally scattered in a number of books and journals. There seems to be no easy textual content fascinated by those issues compatible for recommending to junior medical professionals or nurses facing sufferers receiving this treatment. even though in-house-training is of substantial worth it takes time and i've spotted that on a few events in our personal unit, technical issues of PD haven't been handled quick due to lack of know-how within the employees on responsibility. There hence seemed to me to be a necessity for a brief publication giving company recommendation on easy methods to practice a number of the strategies and the way to accommodate difficulties as they arose. This handbook is an try to fulfil that target. in the beginning it used to be attempted and proven at the renal unit within the Cardiff Royal Infirmary for three years. sooner than publishing it's been largely revised and updated.

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Investing in Maternal Health in Malaysia and Sri Lanka by Indra Padmanathan, Jerker Liljestrand, Jo. M. Martins,

By Indra Padmanathan, Jerker Liljestrand, Jo. M. Martins, Lalini C. Rajapaksa, Craig Lissner, Amala de Silva, Swarna Selvaraju, Prabha Joginder Singh

The variation among maternal mortality within the industrialized and constructing global is larger than the other improvement indicator. the plain loss of development during this quarter has generated a feeling of hopelessness. Malaysia and Sri Lanka are of the only a few constructing nations that experience succeeded in decreasing maternal mortality to degrees reminiscent of many industrialized international locations. This research presents the 1st accomplished, in-depth research of the criteria that contributed to maternal mortality decline in Malaysia and Sri Lanka during the last 50-60 years. It considers coverage matters, future health approach advancements, health and wellbeing method bills in maternal healthiness, and the use in either international locations, of professionally knowledgeable midwives.

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ABC of Kidney Disease by David Goldsmith, Satish Jayawardene, Penny Ackland

By David Goldsmith, Satish Jayawardene, Penny Ackland

The ABC of Kidney ailment, moment variation is a realistic advisor to the most typical renal illnesses to assist healthcare pros display, determine, deal with and refer renal sufferers properly and to supply the absolute best care.

Covering the typical renal shows in basic care this hugely illustrated consultant offers assistance on signs, symptoms and coverings, which exams to exploit, measures to avoid development, and whilst and the way to refer. absolutely revised according to present directions, it's also organizational facets of renal sickness administration, dialysis and transplantation. The appendices comprise an explanatory thesaurus of renal phrases, information on anaemia administration and knowledge on drug prescribing and interactions.

The ABC of Kidney disorder, moment Edition is a perfect functional reference for GPs, GP registrars, junior medical professionals, scientific scholars and for someone operating with sufferers with renal comparable conditions.

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Pocket ECGs for Nurses by Andrew R. Houghton

By Andrew R. Houghton

The ECG is likely one of the most ordinarily used investigations in modern medication. Interpretation of the ECG can seem daunting, however it is really rather simple so long as a scientific procedure is taken.

Pocket ECGs for Nurses

assists with this job via offering a close but readable creation to ECG interpretation, supplemented through scientific information regarding tips on how to act in response to its findings.

The e-book starts by way of protecting the fundamentals of cardiac anatomy and body structure and the way those relate to the ECG. It then courses nurses on easy methods to practice a fantastic ECG recording, interpret it and make feel of universal ECG abnormalities. The publication additionally encompasses a consultant to ambulatory and bedside tracking in addition to precious bankruptcy summaries.

This pocketbook is a necessary reference for the non-specialist who has to be in a position to checklist and practice a simple and secure interpretation of an ECG. Written in undeniable language with transparent causes, bullet lists and summaries all through, this convenient consultant will profit nurses in addition to paramedics and different allied well-being execs in recording and studying ECGs.

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Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, Self-Assessment by Charles Wiener

By Charles Wiener

The final learn associate, according to the vintage content material of Harrison's rules of inner medication, 17e

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"As Harrison's is without doubt one of the all-time entire texts of inner drugs, this publication is going a ways in delineating what crucial evidence needs to be mastered. The editors have assembled the specialists in medication, which makes this publication relatively useful....The questions are posed, besides important portraits, in a manner you can count on them at the exam. the reasons are direct from the guardian textual content and comprehensive.... this is often one of many higher board experiences on hand. it really is entire and to the purpose. it's a worthwhile device for an individual getting ready for the inner medication certification examination." -- Doody's overview Service

When it involves getting ready for IM Board certification or recertification/maintenance of certification, there isn't any higher examine device than the person who bears the Harrison's identify: Harrison's rules of inner drugs, Self-Assessment and Board Review.

Reflecting the entire authority and accuracy of Harrison's seventeenth edition content material, this guidebook beneficial properties greater than 1000 evaluation questions, besides whole solutions and motives derived from--and cross-referenced to--the mum or dad textual content. additionally incorporated are references to contemporary magazine articles that solidify your figuring out of key information.

Features:

  • content material that heavily follows the association and assurance of the seventeenth version of Harrison's ideas of inner Medicine
  • greater than one thousand revised and up to date questions simulate these at the fundamental certification exam in inner drugs
  • High-yield content material displays the weighting of material incorporated at the inner drugs exam Blueprint
  • assurance spans the full spectrum of inner medication
  • NEW! improved colour Atlas insert

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Harrisons Principles of Internal Medicine Self-Assessment by Charles Wiener

By Charles Wiener

Add the unrivaled authority of Harrison’s for your board evaluation or try out preparation

1,100 overview questions!

Based at the content material of Harrison’s rules of inner drugs, 18e, this robust research software is vital for inner drugs Board certification or recertification/maintenance of certification, or as a refresher for any inner drugs examination.

Reflecting the accuracy and timeliness of Harrison’s, this entire assessment of inner medication positive factors greater than 1,100 evaluation questions, a lot of which make the most of practical sufferer situations, together with radiographic or pathologic pictures. every one query is followed by way of an entire resolution and clarification derived from – and cross-referenced to – Harrison’s ideas of inner drugs, 18e. those questions are designed to reinforce your figuring out of pathophysiology, epidemiology, differential analysis, medical choice making, and therapeutics.

Features

  • content material that heavily follows the association and assurance of the 18th version of Harrison’s rules of inner Medicine
  • greater than 1,100 Q&As that simulate these at the fundamental certification exam in inner medication
  • special solutions motives for every query
  • insurance that spans the full spectrum of inner medication
  • Full-color atlas
  • each one subject is roofed in percentage to its point of significance at the inner medication exam Blueprint

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Handbook of Kidney Transplantation by Gabriel M. Danovitch MD

By Gabriel M. Danovitch MD

This well known instruction manual is a pragmatic consultant for physicians, surgeons, nurses, and different execs who deal with kidney transplant sufferers. it's concise, readable, and well-illustrated. Chapters define the key matters surrounding renal transplantation and the main profitable methods to difficulties bobbing up in momentary and long term sufferer care.

Chapter issues contain immunobiology and immunosuppression, in addition to chapters on surgical procedure, histocompatibility, and the 1st 3 months post-transplant surgical procedure. This completely up-to-date 5th version contains new info on ideas for sufferers with end-stage renal disorder, immunosuppressive drugs and protocols for kidney transplantation, and the 1st months following transplant.

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Oxford handbook of reproductive medicine and family planning by Enda McVeigh, John Guillebaud, Roy Homburg

By Enda McVeigh, John Guillebaud, Roy Homburg

The Oxford instruction manual of Reproductive medication and relations making plans, moment variation presents crucial sensible details within the care of the adolescent and reproductive age ladies and men. Evidence-based and concise, this guide is the must-have source for all practitioners, trainees, and scholars in sexual and reproductive healthcare. totally up-to-date for the second one variation, this guide now contains  Read more...

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Differential Diagnosis in Internal Medicine: From Symptom to by Walter Siegenthaler

By Walter Siegenthaler

A practical method of differential prognosis offers swift, trustworthy solutions to those questions: Which illnesses are most likely? What explanations them? What are the common features of those issues? Do they correspond with the indicators in query? How can the initial analysis be proven? Siegenthaler's new Differential analysis in inner drugs publications the reader in the course of the demanding situations of differential prognosis around the spectrum of inner medication.

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