Category: Medicine

A Dictionary of Hallucinations

By Jan Dirk Blom

A Dictionary of Hallucinations is designed to function a reference guide for neuroscientists, psychiatrists, psychiatric citizens, psychologists, neurologists, historians of psychiatry, basic practitioners, and lecturers dealing professionally with innovations of hallucinations and different sensory deceptions.

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Atlas of Human Anatomy

Anatomy atlas via the past due physician-illustrator. This paintings has develop into the top-selling anatomical atlas on the planet. contains distinctive, full-color illustrations and a few new plates within the Netter type by means of Carlos Machado. earlier version: c1989. Hardcover, additionally to be had in softcover. DNLM: Anatomy--atlases.

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Clinicians Pocket Drug Reference 2014

UP-TO-THE-MINUTE assurance OF greater than 1,400 OF the medicine ordinarilly utilized in medical PRACTICE!


Organized alphabetically by way of prevalent drug identify

  • Common makes use of, mechanisms of motion, dosages (adult and pediatric), warnings/precautions, shape provided, and notes/common uncomfortable side effects
  • Summaries of FDA "Black field" precautions and contraindications
  • Includes an inventory of the medicinal drugs prepared by way of drug type
  • Covers typical and natural brokers
  • Updated to mirror new medicinal drugs, elimination of substances taken off the marketplace, new formulations, and alterations in licensed use of latest medications

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Killer Care: How Medical Error Became America's Third Largest Cause of Death, and What Can Be Done About It

By James B. Lieber

“A succinct, traumatic record at the incidence of malpractice in smooth drugs. ….An critical research that begs for dialogue by means of watchdogs and shoppers alike.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Brilliant...scholarly. A analyzing of Killer Care makes an instantaneous own funding in our personal more secure patient-centered care logical and worthy. ...Killer Care is strongly advised.”
—T. Michael White, M.D., former vice chairman and scientific professor of medication,
college of Pittsburgh scientific middle; writer, Unsafe to Safe

“In Killer Care, James Lieber uncovers systemic mess ups and shortage of safeguards in sufferer defense. His serious warning call not just informs, yet presents particular and actionable options for sufferers and their households. His research additionally issues to method fixes that may make being a sufferer more secure for all of us.”
—Barbara Mittleman, M.D.; former director, software on Private-Public Partnerships,
workplace of technological know-how coverage, nationwide institutes of wellbeing and fitness (2006-2012)

Each 12 months within the united states, 1 / 4 of one million deaths are caused by scientific mistakes. If the quantity shocks, on a few point you already knew it used to be so. we all know someone—perhaps it was once yourself—who has suffered depressing remedy in American hospitals, a part of the main problematic, such a lot vast and dear future health care procedure on the planet. however it may be the main inefficient.

Misdiagnoses, mistaken prescriptions, working at the improper sufferer, even working at the mistaken limb (and amputating it): those are the implications of rampant carelessness, overwork, lack of know-how, and hospitals attempting to get the main out in their caregivers and the main funds out in their patients.

What are we to do? Killer Care lays out the very actual possibility each one people faces every time we input a medical institution. yet greater than that, it spells out what we will be able to do to mitigate that danger. The booklet is additionally the tale of the amazing heroes combating this plague of clinical errors—patients and their households, but additionally medical professionals and nurses. beginning approximately 20 years in the past, a couple of sufferers or even a few perpetrators of those error started a social flow that gives us very important protections after we are so much weak: they've got started a cultural shift that's reworking each part of wellbeing and fitness care.

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Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End

By Atul Gawande

In Being Mortal, bestselling writer Atul Gawande tackles the toughest problem of his occupation: how medication cannot in simple terms increase lifestyles but additionally the method of its ending

Medicine has triumphed nowa days, remodeling beginning, harm, and infectious disorder from harrowing to plausible. yet within the inevitable situation of getting older and demise, the pursuits of medication appear too usually to run counter to the curiosity of the human spirit. Nursing houses, preoccupied with defense, pin sufferers into railed beds and wheelchairs. Hospitals isolate the demise, checking for important symptoms lengthy after the pursuits of remedy became moot. medical professionals, devoted to extending existence, proceed to hold out devastating methods that during the top expand suffering.

Gawande, a training health practitioner, addresses his profession's final predicament, arguing that caliber of lifestyles is the specified target for sufferers and households. Gawande deals examples of freer, extra socially pleasant types for aiding the infirm and established aged, and he explores the different types of hospice care to illustrate person's final weeks or months can be wealthy and dignified.

Full of eye-opening learn and riveting storytelling, Being Mortal asserts that medication can convenience and increase our event even to the top, delivering not just a great lifestyles but additionally an exceptional end.

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Turmeric: The genus Curcuma (Medicinal and Aromatic Plants - Industrial Profiles)

For the final 6000 years turmeric has been utilized in Ayurvedic drugs to relieve soreness, stability digestion, purify physique and brain, transparent pores and skin illnesses, expel phlegm, and invigorate the blood. these days, this plant has obtained nice significance with its anti-aging, anti-cancer, anti-Altzheimer, antioxidant, and various different medicinal houses. the necessity of the hour is to ensure and validate the normal makes use of through subjecting them to right experimental stories. to do that successfully there should be a unmarried entire resource of the information thus far.

Turmeric: the genus Curcuma is the 1st complete monographic therapy on turmeric. It covers all features of turmeric together with botany, genetic assets, crop development, processing, biotechnology, pharmacology, medicinal and conventional makes use of, and its use as a spice and flavoring. Bringing jointly the foremost specialists within the box from India, Japan, united kingdom, and united states, this ebook deals the main thorough exam of the cultivation, marketplace developments, processing, and items in addition to pharmacokinetic and medicinal houses of this very hot spice. whereas Ayurveda has recognized for millennia that turmeric cleanses the physique, sleek technology has now found that it produces glutathione-s-transferase that detoxifies the physique and for that reason strengthens the liver, center, and immune process. via evaluating conventional makes use of with smooth clinical discoveries, the textual content offers a whole view of the medicinal price and well-being merits of turmeric. seriously referenced with an exhaustive bibliography on the finish of every bankruptcy, the e-book collects and collates the at present to be had facts on turmeric.

Covering every thing from cultivation to medication, Turmeric: the Genus Curcuma serves as a useful reference for these concerned with agriculture, advertising and marketing, processing or product improvement, and will functionality as a catalyst for destiny study into the health and wellbeing advantages and purposes of turmeric.

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Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Diseases: Expert Consult - Online and Print, 4e

In print, on-line, or in your cellular equipment, Principles and perform of Pediatric Infectious Disease offers the great and actionable assurance you must comprehend, diagnose, and deal with the ever-changing, high-risk medical difficulties because of infectious illnesses in young ones and kids. With new chapters, extended and up to date assurance, and elevated around the world views, this authoritative scientific reference deals the newest need-to-know details in an easily-accessible, high-yield structure for speedy solutions and quickly, powerful intervention!

  • Spend much less time searching due to a constant, easily-accessible layout that includes revised high-yield info containers, highlighted key issues, and an abundance of precise illustrations and at-a-glance tables.
  • Be ready for the unexpected! A veritable "who's who" of worldwide professionals offers sensible wisdom to successfully diagnose and deal with virtually any infectious sickness you could encounter.
  • Quickly lookup the solutions you need by means of scientific presentation, pathogen, or kind of host.
  • Get elevated insurance for all sorts of infectious diseases together with new chapters on an infection on the topic of pets and unique animals, and tickborne infections.
  • Apply the most recent innovations and coverings for emerging and re-emerging diseases together with the H1N1 virus.
  • Access details at the move out of your desktop or cellular device through, that includes a downloadable photograph gallery, totally searchable textual content, and hyperlinks to PubMed.

Battle the prime explanation for dying in childrens with the high-yield rules and perform of Pediatric Infectious Disease.

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Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Guide, 1e

Simply obtainable and seriously illustrated, this entire consultant to prognosis in chinese language drugs locations an emphasis on "real international" matters. targeting transparent interpretations of symptoms, it addresses the perform past the idea and leads readers via either uncomplicated and complicated degrees of diagnostic interpretation. for the reason that chinese language medication prognosis is determined by a refined appraisal of a patient's disharmony, many elements past conventional Western indicators are thought of, together with a patient's voice, the absence of thirst, feeling scorching or chilly, the patient's odor, tone of voice, and glitter of eyes. This sensible source is helping readers rigorously interpret of quite a number nuances.

  • Provides a medical realizing of conventional chinese language Medicine
  • Offers an unheard of intensity of knowledge that's meticulously cross-referenced
  • Includes the entire symptoms, in spite of the fact that refined, smooth sufferer may perhaps found in the clinic
  • Provides scientific adventure and knowing from a pace-setter within the box of chinese language medicine
  • Clearly outlines the decision-making ideas in key events to assist readers during the so much tough topics
  • Logically prepared so readers can fast locate the data they want in scientific situations

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Thai Herbal Medicine: Traditional Recipes for Health and Harmony

By Nephyr Jacobsen, C Pierce Salguero

Thai herbs are a part of a colourful tradition of therapeutic that has been practiced and preserved over the centuries in conventional drugs colleges, Buddhist monasteries, and village houses everywhere Thailand. Many particularly old natural traditions remain practiced all through Thailand to today, and a few of those have now been well-known by way of the Ministry of Public wellbeing and fitness as a major aspect of the country’s nationwide healthcare approach. This revised and up-to-date variation presents an outline of conventional Thai medicine—including either the idea and the sensible software of Thai food, bodywork, and natural drugs. Of curiosity to herbalist, therapeutic massage therapists, and practitioners of alternative replacement healthcare structures, the e-book introduces the fundamental rules of Thai natural therapeutic in easy and transparent phrases, and it contains a specific compendium of person herbs. better of all, this ebook is enjoyable, providing effortless recipes for domestic treatments, healthcare items, and delicacies that would make the realm of Thai culture come alive on your home.

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Preventing Hospital Infections: Real-World Problems, Realistic Solutions

By Sanjay Saint, Robert W. Stock

Approximately 2 million americans enhance a healthcare-associated an infection every year, and a few 100,000 of them die for that reason. Such infections are hugely preventable, quite throughout the adoption and implementation of evidence-based equipment for decreasing sufferer an infection on the aspect of care. In situations the place hospitals fall wanting their ambitions for making improvements to an infection prevention, their disasters are frequently rooted in a low price of employees adherence to the recent prevention policies.

In easy-to-read, simple language, Preventing health facility Infections leads readers via a step by step description of a high quality development intervention because it may spread in a version sanatorium, pinpointing the most likely hindrances and delivering sensible suggestions for a way to beat them. The textual content attracts at the broad own scientific event of the authors, together with examples, anecdotes, and down-to-earth, sensible guidance.

Whereas so much books specialize in the technical points of healthcare-associated infections, this publication bargains the 1st guide for effecting actual, useful switch. no matter if resistance comes from physicians who mistrust switch, nurses who are looking to safeguard their turf, or an infection preventionists who keep away from the wards, Preventing sanatorium Infections bargains an leading edge and available strategy that specializes in navigating the human aspect in a sanatorium caliber development initiative.

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