Abc Of Kidney Disease

Author: David Goldsmith
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118493737
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The ABC of Kidney Disease, Second Edition is a practical guide to the most common renal diseases to help healthcare professionals screen, identify, treat and refer renal patients appropriately and to provide the best possible care. Covering the common renal presentations in primary care this highly illustrated guide provides guidance on symptoms, signs and treatments, which tests to use, measures to prevent progression, and when and how to refer. Fully revised in accordance with current guidelines, it also includes organizational aspects of renal disease management, dialysis and transplantation. The appendices contain an explanatory glossary of renal terms, guidance on anaemia management and information on drug prescribing and interactions. The ABC of Kidney Disease, Second Edition is an ideal practical reference for GPs, GP registrars, junior doctors, medical students and for anyone working with patients with renal related conditions.

Abc Of Hiv And Aids

Author: Michael W. Adler
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1405157003
Size: 17,32 MB
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An authoritative guide to the epidemiology, incidence, testing and diagnosis and management of HIV and AIDS. From an international expert editor and contributor team, this new sixth edition includes expanded coverage of HIV testing, assessment and routine follow up and new chapters outlining problematic conditions associated with HIV and AIDS. Prevention strategies, early diagnosis and antiretroviral drugs and pharmacotherapy are covered in detail as well as children and women with HIV. It also addresses key psychological and mental health issues, patient perspectives and the role of patient engagement. As knowledge into the illness grows and major advances in HIV therapy see more people living with HIV in the community, the ABC of HIV and AIDS, 6e provides clear practical guidance for general practitioners, hospital doctors, nurses, medical students, counsellors, allied health workers and anyone working and caring for patients with HIV and AIDS.

Abc Of Hypertension

Author: D. Gareth Beevers
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1405171359
Size: 16,31 MB
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Hypertension is a condition which affects millions of peopleworldwide and its treatment greatly reduces the risk of strokes andheart attacks. This fully revised and updated edition of the ABCof Hypertension is an established guide providing all thenon-specialist needs to know about the measurement of bloodpressure and the investigation and management of hypertensivepatients. This new edition provides comprehensively updated andrevised information on how and whom to treat. The ABC of Hypertension will prove invaluable to generalpractitioners who may be screening large numbers of patients forhypertension, as well as nurse practitioners, midwives and otherhealthcare professionals.

Abc Of Clinical Electrocardiography

Author: Francis Morris
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444312499
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Electrocardiography is an essential tool in diagnosing cardiacdisorders. This second edition of the ABC of ClinicalElectrocardiography allows readers to become familiar with the widerange of patterns seen in the electrocardiogram in clinicalpractice and covers the fundamentals of ECG interpretation andanalysis. Fully revised and updated, this edition includes a self-assessmentsection to aid revision and check comprehension, clear anatomicaldiagrams to illustrate key points and a larger format to show12-lead ECGs clearly and without truncation. Edited and written by leading experts, the ABC of ClinicalElectrocardiography is a valuable text for anyone managing patientswith heart disorders, both in general practice and in hospitals.Junior doctors and nurses, especially those working in cardiologyand emergency departments, as well as medical students, will findthis a vaulable introduction to the understanding of this keyclinical tool.

Abc Of One To Seven

Author: Bernard Valman
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1405181052
Size: 18,33 MB
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This title provides a guide to the diseases, developmental disorders and emotional problems of early childhood. Each chapter contains concise advice on the child health problems most frequently encountered by primary health care workers.

Abc Of Rheumatology

Author: Ade Adebajo
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 144435731X
Size: 17,53 MB
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Musculoskeletal diseases are the most widespread chronic illness in the UK and one of the top 3 reasons why the over 45s visit their GP. The ABC of Rheumatology is a practical, introductory guide to the diagnosis, management and treatment of rheumatology and rheumatic diseases for the non-specialist. Providing detailed overviews of all major areas of rheumatology this fully revised fourth edition includes updated information on new treatments, therapies, evidence and guidelines. An informative and practical source of knowledge, with highly illustrated chapters including boxed summaries, links to further information, reading and resources, this well established ABC title is an accessible reference for all primary care health professionals, GPs, junior doctors, medical students and nurses.

Abc Of Intensive Care

Author: Graham R. Nimmo
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444345206
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This new and updated edition is a practical guide to intensive care for the non-specialist, providing the core knowledge and principles of intensive care patient management. From general principles through to critical care outreach and end of life care, it covers best practice management in the intensive care unit. It includes the key organ system support as well as monitoring, sepsis, brain-stem death, and nutrition in intensive care. There is also full coverage of organ donation. This invaluable resource is highly illustrated in colour throughout with new images, references to key evidence, and further reading and resources in each chapter. It is ideal for junior doctors, medical students and specialist nurses working in an acute hospital setting and the ICU and neonatal ICU, and for anyone involved in the management and care of intensive care patients. Endorsed by the Intensive Care Society (UK) and the Scottish Intensive Care Society. This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from Google Play or the MedHand Store.

Abc Of Urology

Author: Chris Dawson
Editor: BMJ Books
ISBN: 0470657170
Size: 20,61 MB
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The ABC of Urology provides a comprehensive review ofcurrent practice in urology and is a structured and practical guideto the diagnosis, treatment and management of the most commonurological conditions. This new third edition has been fullyrevised and expanded with additional chapters and improved coverageof renal and testis cancer, management of haematuria, laparoscopy,trauma and new urological advances. Prostate, bladder, renaland penile cancers are also covered in detail and new techniquesand procedures for safer and effective treatment options arefeatured. The ABC of Urology is the ideal reference for generalpractitioners and general practitioner trainees, junior doctors andpractice nurses, medical students and all primary health careprofessionals working to provide the best possible care forpatients with urological conditions.

Abc Of Sepsis

Author: Ron Daniels
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444316650
Size: 14,50 MB
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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.

Abc Of Geriatric Medicine

Author: Nicola Cooper
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118702379
Size: 15,73 MB
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Demographic trends confirm what clinicians already know - they are spending increasing amounts of time dealing with older people. This new ABC provides an introduction to the new and increasing challenges of treating older patients in a variety of settings. ABC of Geriatric Medicine provides an overview of geriatric medicine in practice. Chapters are written by experts, and are based on the specialty geriatric medicine curriculum in the UK. ABC of Geriatric Medicine is a highly illustrated, informative, and practical source of knowledge, with links to further information and resources. It is an essential guide where management of the ageing population is a major health issue - for hospital and family doctors, students, nurses and other members of the multi-disciplinary team.