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Practical Management of Pediatric and Adult Brachial Plexus Palsies covers in-depth surgical techniques for managing disorders of this crucial nerve complex so that you can most effectively treat injuries in patients of any age. Drs. Kevin Chung, Lynda Yan, and John McGillicuddy present a multidisciplinary approach to pediatric brachial plexus injury treatment and rehabilitation, obstetric considerations, and other hot topics in the field. With access to the full text and surgical videos online at expertconsult.com, you’ll have the dynamic, visual guidance you need to manage injuries to the brachial plexus. Access the fully searchable text online at www.expertconsult.com, along with surgical videos demonstrating how to perform key procedures. See cases as they present in practice through color illustrations, photos, and diagrams that highlight key anatomical structures and relationships. Apply multidisciplinary best practices with advice from internationally respected authorities in neurosurgery, orthopaedics, plastic surgery, and other relevant fields. Hone your technique with coverage that emphasizes optimizing outcomes with pearls and discussions of common pitfalls. Prepare for collaborating with other physicians thanks to a multidisciplinary approach that covers medical and legal aspects in addition to surgery. Find information quickly and easily with a full-color layout.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Kevin C. Chung
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release: 2011-08-22
File: 408 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781437736236

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MRI contrast agents improve visibility of internal body structures. This issue offers a complete, practically focused review of the use of a variety of contrast agents for MR Imaging. A contrast agent not only must be safe, but also efficacious and cost-effective, and the articles in this issue address all three of these concerns and the uses of contrast agents for a variety of applications.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Marco Essig
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release: 2012-11-14
File: 223 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781455749782

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The #1 maternity book in the market is getting even better. Maternity and Women's Health Care, 11th Edition provides evidence-based coverage of everything you need to know about caring for women of childbearing age. Not only does this text emphasize childbearing concerns like newborn care, it also addresses wellness promotion and management of women's health problems. In describing the continuum of care, it integrates the importance of understanding family, culture, and community-based care. Boasting new medication alerts and updated content throughout, this edition covers the new maternal levels of care, and the revised AAP policy on breastfeeding and infant sleep. Expert authors of the market-leading maternity nursing textbook deliver the most accurate, up-to-date content. Clinical reasoning case studies provide you with opportunities to test and develop your analytical skills and to apply knowledge in various settings. Community Activity boxes focus on maternal and newborn activities that can be pursued in local community settings and illustrate nursing care in a variety of settings. Cultural Considerations stress the importance of considering the beliefs and health practices of patients from various cultures when providing care. Emergency boxes provide information about various emergency situations and offer a quick reference in critical situations. Family-Centered Care boxes highlight the needs and concerns of families that you should consider to provide family-centered care. Medication guides provide an important reference of drugs and their interactions. Nursing care plans include rationales for interventions and provide you with an overview of, and specific guidelines for, delivering effective nursing care. Safety alerts highlighted and integrated within the content draw attention to developing competencies related to safe nursing practice. Signs of potential complications highlight vital concerns, alerting you to signs and symptoms of complications and the immediate interventions to provide. Teaching for Self-Management boxes highlight important information that nurses need to communicate to patients and families for follow-up care.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release: 2014-12-18
File: 1000 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780323390194

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Arranged by anatomic region, Atlas of Interventional Pain Management provides pain medicine specialists in practice and in training with the most up-to-date and practical guide to over 160 interventional pain management techniques. High-quality photographs, procedural videos, and 19 brand-new chapters combine to offer the detailed guidance you need to implement safe, effective treatments and achieve the best possible outcomes in Pain Medicine. Maximize your success rate and reduce complications with CPT codes for each procedure, as well as indications, relevant anatomy, technique, side effects and complications, and clinical pearls. Integrate interventional techniques into your practice with lavish, detailed illustrations that highlight the key steps in each procedure. View line drawings paired with CT, MR and/or radiographic images to illustrate relevant points in the text. Stay current on the latest injection techniques with 19 brand-new chapters including: Brachial Plexus Block - Infraclavicular Approach; Transverse Abdominis Plane Block; Anterior Cutaneous Nerve Block; Lumbar Grey Ramus Communicans Block; Lumbar Grey Ramus Communicans Block - Radiofrequency Lesioning; and more. Expand the breadth of procedures you perform by focusing on the "how" rather than the "why" of various pain-relieving techniques. Increase needle-placement precision and find the exact location to deliver the nerve block with significantly expanded fluoroscopy- and ultrasound-guided content. Visualize proper needle placement with help from an increased number of high-quality photographs. Understand how techniques are performed by watching procedural videos that cover Cervical Translaminar Epidural Block; Cervical Paravertebral Medical Branch Block; Percutaneous Facet Fusion; Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Clock; and more. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Steven D. Waldman
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release: 2014-09-30
File: 768 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780323321969

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Easy to read and easy to use, Pain Review, 2nd Edition provides you with the most up-to-date, comprehensive review of pain medicine available. Written by Steven Waldman, MD, a leading author in the specialty of pain medicine, this book gives you exactly what you need – an easily understandable, targeted review of the essential basic science; beautifully illustrated, full-color anatomic figures; and a comprehensive review of common and uncommon pain syndromes, as well as how-to-do-it explanations of all of the pain management injection and nerve block techniques that every practitioner needs to know. Pain Review, 2nd Edition is an excellent tool for reviewing the specialty and for preparing for your pain medicine board review, recertification, or for the practice of pain medicine. Provides the reader with clearly written review of the signs, symptoms and physical findings of 95 defined pain syndromes classified by body region. Presents an easy-to-follow, generously illustrated, step-by step roadmap of how to perform 113 individual nerve blocks and injection techniques, as well as a review of associated pitfalls and complications. Follows an easy-to-read templated format throughout for quick mastery and retrieval of information, closely matching the format and content of the American Board of Anesthesiology pain medicine board certification exam. Maintains a consistent approach and editorial style as a single-authored text by noted authority Steven D. Waldman, MD. NEW! Conceptual illustrations are now in full color to help you better visualize injection techniques. Hundreds of NEW full color tables and figures simplify learning. NEW, updated design offers visual appeal and ease of use. Updated references throughout direct you to the most up-to-date source material.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Steven D. Waldman
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release: 2016-09-22
File: 765 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780323481656

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Get the accurate, practical information you need to succeed in the classroom, the clinical setting, and on the NCLEX-RN(R) examination. Written by the foremost experts in maternity and pediatric nursing, the user-friendly Maternal Child Nursing Care, 6th Edition provides both instructors and students with just the right amount of maternity and pediatric content. This new edition includes updated case studies within Nursing Care Plans, as well as a new chapter on pediatric cancer. Focus on the family throughout emphasizes the influence of the entire family in health and illness. Focus on the family throughout emphasizes the influence of the entire family in health and illness. Expert authors of the market-leading maternity and pediatric nursing textbooks combine to ensure delivery of the most accurate, up-to-date content. Critical thinking case studies offer you opportunities to test and develop your analytical skills and apply knowledge in various settings. Nursing Care Plans include rationales for interventions and provide you with an overview and specific guidelines for delivering effective nursing care. Nursing Alerts highlight critical information that you need to know when treating patients. Guidelines boxes outline nursing procedures in an easy-to-follow format. Emergency boxes in the maternity unit guide you through step-by-step emergency procedures. Home Care boxes detail important information that you need to deliver care to patients and families in the home setting. Atraumatic Care boxes in the pediatric unit teach you how to provide competent and effective care to pediatric patients with the least amount of physical or psychological stress. Community Focus boxes emphasize community issues, provide resources and guidance, and illustrate nursing care in a variety of settings. Patient Teaching boxes in the maternity unit highlight important information nurses need to communicate to patients and families. Cultural Competence boxes equip you with the knowledge you need to deliver culturally competent care.\ Family-Centered Care boxes draw attention to the needs or concerns of families that you should consider to provide family-centered care. Medication Guides serve as an important reference of drugs and their interactions.

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Genre: Maternity nursing
Author: Shannon E. Perry
Publisher: Mosby
Release: 2017-09-09
File: 1568 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780323479219

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Campbell's Operative Orthopaedics, by Drs. S. Terry Canale and James H. Beaty, continues to define your specialty, guiding you through when and how to perform every state-of-the-art procedure that's worth using. With hundreds of new procedures, over 7,000 new illustrations, a vastly expanded video collection, and new evidence-based criteria throughout, it takes excellence to a new level...because that is what your practice is all about. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader with intuitive search tools and adjustable font sizes. Elsevier eBooks provide instant portable access to your entire library, no matter what device you're using or where you're located. Achieve optimal outcomes with step-by-step guidance on today's full range of procedures from Campbell’s Operative Orthopaedics - the most trusted and widely used resource in orthopedic surgery - authored by Drs. S. Terry Canale, James H. Beaty, and 42 other authorities from the world-renowned Campbell Clinic. Access the complete contents online with regular updates, view all the videos, and download all the illustrations at www.expertconsult.com. See how to proceed better than ever before with 45 surgical videos demonstrating hip revision, patellar tendon allograft preparation, open reduction internal fixation clavicle fracture, total shoulder arthroplasty, total elbow arthroplasty, and more - plus over 7,000 completely new step-by-step illustrations and photos commissioned especially for this edition. Make informed clinical choices for each patient, from diagnosis and treatment selection through post-treatment strategies and management of complications, with new evidence-based criteria throughout. Utilize the very latest approaches in hip surgery including hip resurfacing, hip preservation surgery, and treatment of hip pain in the young adult; and get the latest information on metal-on-metal hips so you can better manage patients with these devices. Improve your total joint arthroplasty outcomes by reviewing the long-term data for each procedure; and consider the pros and cons of new developments in joint implant technology, including "customized" implants and their effect on patient outcomes. Implement new practices for efficient patient management so you can accommodate the increasing need for high-quality orthopaedic care in our aging population.

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Genre: Medical
Author: S. Terry Canale
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release: 2012-10-29
File: 4166 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780323087186

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Head and Neck Imaging, by Drs. Peter M. Som and Hugh D. Curtin, delivers the encyclopedic and authoritative guidance you’ve come to expect from this book – the expert guidance you need to diagnose the most challenging disorders using today’s most accurate techniques. New state-of-the-art imaging examples throughout help you recognize the imaging presentation of the full range of head and neck disorders using PET, CT, MRI, and ultrasound. Enhanced coverage of the complexities of embryology, anatomy, and physiology, including original color drawings and new color anatomical images from Frank Netter, help you distinguish subtle abnormalities and understand their etiologies. Compare your imaging findings to thousands of crystal-clear examples representing every type of head and neck disorder. Gain an international perspective from global authorities in the field. Find information quickly with a logical organization by anatomic region. Master the latest approaches to image-guided biopsies and treatments. Utilize PET/CT scanning to its fullest potential, including head and neck cancer staging, treatment planning, and follow up to therapy. Visualize head and neck anatomy better than ever before with greatly expanded embryology, physiology and anatomy content, including original drawings and new color anatomical images. Grasp the finer points of head and neck imaging quickly with more images, more detail in the images, and more anatomic atlases with many examples of anatomic variants.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Peter M. Som
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release: 2011-04-12
File: 3080 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780323087926

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This exciting new resource is designed to assist undergraduate physiotherapy students and new graduates in confidently treating patients in a range of physiotherapy areas outside the ‘core’ areas of practice. Areas covered include paediatrics, geriatrics, mental health and rheumatology. Valuable content is easily accessible in a small portable format which will be an invaluable reference during placement or practice. Each chapter provides a concise overview of the philosophy and the specific treatment processes for each of the 17 practice specialties. A wealth of online learning resources are also available with the Guide, these include access to case studies, multiple-choice questions and a reference list for each chapter. In addition there is a bank of downloadable photographs and line drawings relating to each of the 17 chapters. Used along with The Concise Guide to Physiotherapy: Volume 1 Assessment, Volume 2 Treatment will be an indispensable tool for any physiotherapist. A blend of resources providing an insight into the ‘non core’ areas of practice, enabling the individual to prepare ahead or refresh knowledge in order to feel confident about approaching the treatment of patients in practice areas not previously encountered. Easy access to nuggets of information on 17 ‘non core’ speciality areas, including burns and plastics, learning disabilities and rehabilitation A handy quick reference tool for both students and physiotherapists Access to online resources including, reference lists, an image bank, 51 cases studies and over 300 MCQs!

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Genre: Medical
Author: Tim Ainslie
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release: 2012-06-20
File: 470 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780702052903

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Covering the full spectrum of health conditions seen in the primary care of children, Pediatric Primary Care, 5th Edition emphasizes both prevention and management from the unique perspective of the Nurse Practitioner. Written by an expert editor/contributor team, it provides in-depth, evidence-based guidance for assessing and managing health problems in children from infancy through adolescence. Other key topics include developmental theory, the health status of children today, issues of daily living, and cultural considerations. Four-part organization includes an introductory unit, plus units on child development, the health management of children, and diseases and disorders common to childhood. UNIQUE! Functional health patterns framework in Unit Three provides a lens for discussing health promotion through the various components of healthy living. UNIQUE! ICD framework in Unit Four addresses the classification used to code diseases in both hospital and outpatient settings. UNIQUE! Practice management chapter provides need-to-know information on managing a private healthcare practice, including issues of productivity, compliance with applicable laws, quality-of-care indicators, and successful business practices. UNIQUE! Environmental health chapter offers evidence-based content on the effects of environmental toxicants, such as tobacco smoke, heavy metals, and air pollutants. An 8-page color insert presents over 40 photos that visually demonstrate key assessment findings for ear, skin, and other conditions. NEW! Pediatric Pain Management chapter addresses the increased recognition of pain as the "fifth vital sign" with expanded coverage of acute and chronic pain management in children. Extensively revised and updated genetics chapter presents a new paradigm for addressing genetic considerations in clinical practice, including an introduction to epigenetics. Increased emphasis on health disparities explores the growing health disparities among children in the U.S and worldwide and provides strategies to help patients and parents gain accessibility to health care resources. NEW! Content on implementing a "medical home" explores the trend toward family-centered coordinated health care and fosters appropriate treatment for children with chronic disease. NEW! Updated coverage takes a more global approach, exploring the health status of children outside the U.S. Expanded imaging content offers valuable guidance on using various imaging modalities, including how to prepare the child for diagnostics.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Catherine E. Burns
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release: 2012-03-01
File: 1288 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781455742172

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