CTG Made Easy E-Book

Author: Susan Gauge

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702046779

Category: Medical

Page: 208

View: 9645

This title is now available under ISBN 9780702052149. CTG Made Easy 4th edition continues the successful format of previous editions, offering a practical guide to all health professionals involved in monitoring the fetal heart rate during labour, and specifically in the interpretation of CTG traces. The workbook approach remains, with many new and updated case histories and CTGs, all using current terminology and a recommended proforma for interpretation. The book will aid health professionals to acquire competence and confidence in all aspects of fetal heart rate monitoring during labour, improving the care offered to women and babies. In-depth debate on choice of intermittent or continuous electronic fetal heart rate monitoring enables correct identification of the appropriate method Updated references and recommendations from latest national guidelines ensure readers have access to current research-based evidence and expert opinion Clear explanation of the physiology of baseline and periodic abnormalities provides vital information for interpretation and assessment of fetal compromise CTG features are described following up-to-date recommendations from NICE Charts describe the classification of CTGs and illustrations describe variable decelerations to aid understanding Discussion of current adjuncts to electronic fetal heart rate monitoring give the reader insight into current developments and possible future practice RCOG and NICE proforma and classifications aid consistency in interpretation and use of terminology Recent cases of litigation are used to demonstrate the difficulties encountered with monitoring techniques and interpretation of the data, giving the reader an insight into cases that proceed to litigation New to this edition Evidence relating to fetal monitoring in labour updated to current national guidance Expanded section debating the issues surrounding intermittent auscultation versus continuous electronic fetal heart rate monitoring Expanded section on the physiological control of the fetal heart rate, fetal blood sampling and acid base balance. Risk management updated, including risks and benefits of current methods of fetal heart rate monitoring, future developments, and legal issues References comprehensively reviewed, including NICE and RCOG clinical guidelines New online resources 20 additional CTGs and case histories are available online

Handbook of CTG Interpretation

From Patterns to Physiology

Author: Edwin Chandraharan

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107485509

Category: Medical

Page: 258

View: 2167

This practical manual promotes an evidence-based paradigm of fetal heart rate monitoring during labour, moving away from the traditional 'pattern-based' interpretation to physiology-based interpretation. Aimed at obstetricians and midwives, it is useful to all those involved in multiprofessional intrapartum care.

Rebhun's Diseases of Dairy Cattle

Author: Thomas J. Divers,Simon Francis Peek

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1416031375

Category: Medical

Page: 686

View: 3756

With thorough coverage of differential diagnosis methods, surgical and therapeutic treatment options, and prevention strategies, this all-in-one guide provides the vital information you need to battle bovine diseases in both dairy and non-dairy cattle.--COVER.

Medical-Surgical Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: LWW

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496324862

Category: Medical

Page: 1000

View: 9430

The easy-to-relate-to guide that every medical-surgical nursing student and novice needs! Perform safe, accurate, up-to-date nursing protocols with this expert, colorfully-illustrated guidance Expert Data + Wise Insights, this essential, fully-updated book is your personal guide to assessing and treating the common disorders of each body system, with current best practices on: Understanding anatomy, etiology, and pathophysiology Taking health histories Doing physical assessments Diagnostic testing, including patient preparation and monitoring Current NANDA International nursing diagnosis guidelines Full-color visuals + real-world guidance with colorfully illustrated, quick-read content offering step-by-step protocols for areas such as: Cancer, gerontology, and end-of-life care Administering fluids and electrolytes; maintaining acid-base balance Pain management Blood transfusion reactions Use of CT scans, MRIs, and x-rays for each body system Preoperative care Surgical processes Classifying and treating heart failure Treating acute and chronic renal failure Easy-to-follow = Easy-to-remember with clinical tips and nuggets in each chapter offering real-world support: A closer look – Illustrations and charts that explain anatomy, physiology, and complex pathways Education edge – Practical tips for patient teaching Just the facts – Brief outline of content at the start of every chapter What do I do? – Steps to take in emergency situations Weighing the evidence – Current evidence-based practice pointers Memory jogger – Memory tricks that help you remember vital concepts and key treatments Quick quiz – End-of-chapter riddles and multiple-choice questions to help you retain vital content

Fetal Monitoring in Practice E-Book

Author: Donald Gibb,Sabaratnam Arulkumaran

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702046817

Category: Medical

Page: 272

View: 7126

The new edition of this steady seller will be in a larger format, to make it easier to read, and with online illustrations annotated to clarify what is shown in CTGs and interactive self-testing questions to improve student knowledge of CTG interpretation. Simple, direct and practical, this popular book has been comprehensively updated to cover recent guidelines and procedures. It offers a practical and accessible approach to fetal monitoring, to ensure both safe delivery and recognising the emotional needs of the mother and family. Essential concepts are presented in an accessible manner, well illustrated with real case histories and heart-rate patterns. Accessible, straightforward style Real case histories and fetal heart-rate patterns Recording of maternal heart rate Fetal ECG waveform analysis Basic pathophysiology Annotated illustrations – online Self-testing interactive questions on CTG interpretation

Microbiology and Infection Prevention and Control for Nursing Students

Author: Deborah Ward

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1473967732

Category: Medical

Page: 200

View: 5618

Preventing and controlling infection has long been an on going challenge for all healthcare workers at every level. High profile examples like the Ebola outbreak in West Africa or the prevalence of ‘super bugs’ like MRSA demonstrate that this challenge is not going to go away. As a nurse you have a responsibility to protect your patients from harm and preventing and controlling infection is a crucial component of this. By introducing the unpinning microbiology to explain how infection occurs and spreads and the practical steps and precautions that you need to follow, this book will equip you with the knowledge and information necessary to play your part in preventing and controlling infection. Key features: · Written specifically for pre-registration nursing students providing the core, evidence-based knowledge that you need to know · Breaks the science down using easy-to-follow language, practical examples and case studies · Applies microbiology to practice introducing practical steps, precautions and strategies that will benefit you as soon as you get onto your placements · Includes multiple-choice questions to test your understanding and activities to help you engage with wider issues around infection prevention and control. About the author Deborah Ward is a lecturer at the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, Manchester University.

Small Animal Medical Differential Diagnosis E-Book

A Book of Lists

Author: Mark Thompson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455744522

Category: Medical

Page: 384

View: 9913

Small Animal Medical Differential Diagnosis, 2nd Edition is a practical, concise guide to the differential diagnosis, etiology, laboratory abnormalities, and classification of clinical signs and medical disorders in dogs and cats. By covering nearly every possible sign and clinical disorder relevant to small animal medical practice, this pocket-sized, rapid reference helps you make more reliable on-the-scene decisions. More than 400 lists bring the most important medical diagnostic information from multiple resources into a single rapid reference. An organized presentation of differential diagnoses by sign and symptom, disorder, and body system, facilitates quick and flexible access to information at many stages of the diagnostic work-up. Alphabetical listing of all relevant laboratory tests makes information easy to find for students and experienced practitioners alike. Easily identify the likeliest diagnosis by reviewing the possibilities listed in order of incidence. Pocket-sized for portability, practicality, and quick reference. NEW! Coverage of new disorders and syndromes expands the span of differential diagnoses to help you effectively evaluate more signs and symptoms. NEW! Addition of new and more widely used diagnostic and laboratory tests keeps you up-to-date as lab tests become more specialized and sophisticated.

Nunn's Applied Respiratory Physiology

Author: Andrew B. Lumb

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 070205416X

Category: Medical

Page: 568

View: 2396

Nunn's Applied Respiratory Physiology, Seventh Edition covers all aspects of respiratory physiology in health, disease, and altered conditions and environments, from basic science to clinical applications. Includes functional anatomy, mechanics, control of breathing, ventilation, circulation, ventilation-perfusion matching, diffusion, carbon dioxide and oxygen, and non-respiratory functions of the lung. Discusses the effects of pregnancy, exercise, sleep, altitude, pressure, drowning, smoking, anaesthesia, hypocapnia, hypercarbia, hypoxia, hyperoxia, and anaemia on respiratory physiology. Explores specific clinical disorders such as ventilatory failure, airways disease, pulmonary vascular disease, parenchymal lung disease, and acute lung injury, as well as the physiological basis of current therapies, including artificial ventilation, extrapulmonary gas exchange, and lung transplantation. Chapter on Parenchymal Lung Disease has been specifically expanded to include the physiology and pathology of the pleural space and lung cancer. Contains a new chapter on Pulmonary Surgery, covering a wide range of surgical interventions from bronchoscopy to lung resection. Includes almost 500 new references to the literature. The result is an invaluable source for those preparing for examinations in anaesthesia and intensive care, as well as an essential purchase for practitioners who want quick reference to current knowledge. Describes respiration in health and disease and in normal and abnormal situations, to help readers manage all conditions they see in their practices. Examines the respiratory effects of exercise, sleep, smoking, anaesthesia, drowning, anaemia, pregnancy, and other events as well as environmental factors such as altitude, flying, high pressure, closed environments, and air pollution on respiration. Maintains the clarity of style and single-author approach of previous editions through the close collaboration of Andrew Lumb and John Nunn. Makes difficult concepts easy to understand and apply with nearly 300 illustrations. A new chapter on the History of Respiratory Physiology. More coverage of pathophysiology and even more applications of respiratory physiology to clinical practice. A more consistent organization, a revised page design that aids readability, and an art program featuring new and newly redrawn illustrations.

Surgery of the Skin E-Book

Procedural Dermatology

Author: June K. Robinson,C. William Hanke,Daniel Mark Siegel,Alina Fratila,Ashish C Bhatia,Thomas E. Rohrer

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323260284

Category: Medical

Page: 880

View: 7821

Master the latest medical and cosmetic procedures with Surgery of the Skin, the most comprehensive dermatological surgery resource available. Written from the surgeon’s perspective, this medical reference book features step-by-step guidance on performing the most updated developments and cutting edge approaches across the entire spectrum of dermatologic surgery. Improve surgical results and avoid pitfalls with expert, evidence-based guidance. Stay on the cutting edge with in-depth step-by-step descriptions of tumescent vertical vector facelifts, blepharoplasty, composite grafts, Botox treatments, soft tissue augmentation, management of dysplastic nevi and melanoma, and more. View immersive videos from an expanded library with more than 130 clips totaling over six hour's footage. Explore brand-new chapters on rejuvenation of the female external genitalia; hidradenitis suppurativa; and photoaging-related mottled pigmentation. Improve treatment outcomes for patients with skin of color and gain a truly global perspective of dermatologic surgery through an expanded contributor group of leading international experts. Master how to perform cutting-edge techniques across the entire spectrum of dermatologic surgery, including botulinum toxins; fillers; cryosurgery; flaps; grafting; scar revisions; lasers; face-lift techniques; blepharoplasty techniques; Mohs surgery; and more. Effectively manage a full range of complex disorders, such as vitiligo surgery, keloids, and leg ulcers, with a unique section devoted to these special procedures. Easily visualize complex procedures and concepts with more than 1,000 illustrations, photos, and graphics. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability.

Black Privilege

Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It

Author: Charlamagne Tha God

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501145320

Category: Self-Help

Page: 320

View: 8290

An instant New York Times bestseller! Charlamagne Tha God—the self-proclaimed “Prince of Pissing People Off,” cohost of Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club, and “the most important voice in hip-hop”—shares his eight principles for unlocking your God-given privilege. In Black Privilege, Charlamagne presents his often controversial and always brutally honest insights on how living an authentic life is the quickest path to success. This journey to truth begins in the small town of Moncks Corner, South Carolina, and leads to New York and headline-grabbing interviews and insights from celebrities like Kanye West, Kevin Hart, Malcolm Gladwell, Lena Dunham, Jay Z, and Hillary Clinton. Black Privilege lays out all the great wisdom Charlamagne’s been given from many mentors, and tells the uncensored story of how he turned around his troubled early life by owning his (many) mistakes and refusing to give up on his dreams, even after his controversial opinions got him fired from several on-air jobs. These life-learned principles include: -There are no losses in life, only lessons -Give people the credit they deserve for being stupid—starting with yourself -It’s not the size of the pond but the hustle in the fish -When you live your truth, no one can use it against you -We all have privilege, we just need to access it By combining his own story with bold advice and his signature commitment to honesty no matter the cost, Charlamagne hopes Black Privilege will empower you to live your own truth.

GATE 2017: MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Author: D.P. SHARMA

Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

ISBN: 8120352718

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 640

View: 1536

GATE Mechanical Engineering is designed for candidates preparing for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE). This examination is conducted across the country by the IITs and IISc and it focuses on engineering and science subjects. On the basis of the GATE Score, the higher educational institutes offer admission for M.Tech and Ph.D. programs. The GATE Score is also used by Public Sector units like ONGC, NTPC, ISRO, BHEL, DRDO, IOCL, NHPC and others to recruit entry-level engineers. The book is a valuable resource for the students who wish to achieve success in the GATE, and want to succeed in academic and employment pursuits. This book is based on the latest syllabus of GATE. It is divided into 17 chapters and each chapter contains key concepts and formulas, solved examples, previous years’ GATE questions, and practice paper with solution.KEY FEATURES • Key concepts and formulas to facilitate quick revision of the important points of the chapter. • Practice papers to self-assess and prepare for the latest GATE pattern. • More than 1800 problems with solutions to develop problem-solving skills. • More than 1200 diagrams for easy understanding of the concepts which make the reading more fruitful. • Most of the questions are from previous years’ GATE and IES exam papers. • Multiple choice questions help students to assess their learning. • Lucid presentation of solutions of practice papers to improve on the areas that need improvements.

Paediatrics

Author: Angela Evans

Publisher: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 9780702030314

Category: Medical

Page: 315

View: 7928

Pocket Podiatry gives you all the essentials of examination and diagnosis in a convenient, user-friendly format. With the emphasis on practical, step-by-step guidance, this handy volume includes helpful diagrams, full colour photographs, tables, tips and summary boxes to give you quick access to key information with the minimum of fuss. Relevant - focuses on key information Convenient - handy sized volumes can easily be carried in coat pocket Practical - a minimum of theory and a maximum of clinical emphasis Accessible - user-friendly format with summaries and helpful tips Specialist - written by podiatrists for podiatrists Clear - full colour design and colour photographs throughout

Essentials Of Orthopaedics & Applied Physiotherapy

Author: Jayant Joshi

Publisher: Elsevier India

ISBN: 9788181472151

Category:

Page: 592

View: 6577

Orthopaedic Physiotherapy is one of the major specialties of the art and the science of physiotherapy. It plays a vital role in the rehabilitation of the physically handicapped. There are a large number of books on orthopaedics and physiotherapy, but they all deal with these subjects as a separate entity. There is not even a single book that provides the overall picture of the total therapeutic management. This book, the first of its kind, fills the gap. About the Author : - Vijaya D. Joshi, (MD) Professor & Head, Terna Medical College, Nerul, Navi Mumbai, Formerely, Professor of Physiology, Seth G. S. Medical College, Parel , Mumbai, India.

The Interventional Cardiac Catheterization Handbook E-Book

Author: Morton J. Kern

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 145574042X

Category: Medical

Page: 464

View: 1739

The newly updated Interventional Cardiac Catheterization Handbook helps you to effectively perform common therapeutic interventions. This convenient handbook provides full-color illustrations and videos showcasing up-to-date, step-by-step methods for the most widely practiced interventional cardiology procedures! Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Compatible with Kindle®, nook®, and other popular devices. Review traditional procedures as well as more specialized interventions, including laser angioplasty, atherectomy, and stent implantation. Quickly access the information you need with the help of an easy-to-read outline format, which includes helpful tables and boldfaced key terms. An excellent complement to the 5th Edition of Kern's Cardiac Catheterization Handbook, the Interventional Cardiac Catheterization Handbook is also an ideal review tool for the boards. Make optimal use of the latest techniques with coverage of coronary interventions using radial access; advances in femoral closure devices; avoidance of restenosis; interventions for peripheral vascular disease; LV support devices for high-risk PCI; indications and potential pitfalls of new stents and approach to failing dialysis shunts. Effectively evaluate coronary and peripheral vascular disease with full coverage of non-angiographic imaging techniques including FFR, OCT, IVUS and the new tools to assess intravascular plaque composition. View online videos demonstrating Radial Access, Tandem Heart for High-Risk PCI, FFR for Serial Lesions, Thromboaspiration for STEMI, Management of Coronary Perforation, and more at www.expertconsult.com!

The Consultation in Phytotherapy E-Book

The Herbal Practitioner's Approach to the Patient

Author: Peter Conway

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455725277

Category: Medical

Page: 424

View: 8418

The Consultation in Phytotherapy considers the means by which the herbal practitioner can seek to appreciate the patient's predicament. Written for both herbal medicine students and practitioners, the book takes a radical approach, challenging readers to reflect on the nature, scope and methods of the consultation in herbal practice. The author asserts that the effective consultation represents a therapeutic act in and of itself, and proposes strategies for maximising and realising this therapeutic potential. The book provides both a complement to, and a critique of, mainstream texts on clinical diagnosis and case management. It contrasts the herbal consultation with that occurring in conventional medicine and offers rationales, arguments and tools aimed at developing an enhanced capacity to achieve profound results in the herbal clinical encounter. About the Author Peter Conway is a practising medical herbalist and has been involved in developing and teaching on several BSc and MSc courses in herbal medicine. He is the President of the College of Practitioners of Phytotherapy and a Director of the European Herbal and Traditional medicine Practitioners Association. Peter helped draft the National Professional Standards for Herbal Medicine and sat on the Department of Health Steering Group on the Statutory Regulation of Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine. Key features Provides a context for understanding and appreciating what is meant by "phytotherapy" Explores the notion of the therapeutic relationship in herbal practice and how this can practically be facilitated Considers all aspects pertaining to the aims and structure of the herbal consultation, including history taking, physical examination, investigation, concluding the consultation and providing ongoing care Examines and integrates a broad range of perspectives including those connected with: placebo and the meaning response; complexity and chaos theories; psychoneuroimmunology; evidence- and narrative-based medicine; and phenomenological and traditional medicine approaches.

Dewhurst's Textbook of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Author: Keith Edmonds

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470654570

Category: Medical

Page: 852

View: 9346

THE guide to women's reproductive health The knowledge needed for careful and effective practice of obstetrics & gynaecology continues to grow. Dewhurst's Textbook of Obstetrics & Gynaecology distils evidence and experience into a straightforward, practice-based guide to women's reproductive health. This 8th edition has been comprehensively updated to reflect modern clinical needs. Summary boxes throughout enable rapid assimilation of key information for effective clinical practice. The two main parts, obstetrics and gynaecology, have been further divided into thematic sections: The basics of obstetrics and of gynaecology The phases of pregnancy from preconception to postnatal care Maternal medicine and fetal medicine Menstruation Infertility Urogynaecology Gynaecologic oncology Designed for trainees and to support experienced practitioners, Dewhurst's Textbook of Obstetrics & Gynaecology is your ideal clinical companion.

PROMPT Course Manual

Author: PROMPT Maternity Foundation

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107660521

Category: Education

Page: 253

View: 7373

The PROMPT (PRactical Obstetric Multi-Professional Training) course covers the management of obstetric emergency situations. This second edition of the Manual has been comprehensively updated to reflect current clinical practice. Four new modules have been added, broadening the scope of the book. Essential reading for all those attending a PROMPT course.

Labour Ward Manual

Author: D T Y Liu,D V I Fairweather

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483141241

Category: Medical

Page: 142

View: 3944

Labour Ward Manual, Second Edition provides guidelines for the application of obstetric knowledge to the labor ward environment. The practice of obstetrics is still an art and as such encompasses alternative approaches to achieve the same welcome end, the safety and wellbeing of both mother and child throughout labor and after delivery. The steps suggested for patient management and presentation concentrate on safety and simplicity. Throughout this book, it is stressed that the laboring woman and the fetus are the most important persons in the labor ward. This book clearly documents the emphasis on the atmosphere of ready redress by litigation; approach to women with individual needs; special care in the sensitive issue of induction; fetal monitoring; fluid replacement together with a clear protocol for management of fetal and maternal mishaps; and problems and hazards of women in the labor ward of hepatitis B or human immunodeficiency virus (AIDS) infection. This edition provides a clear concise guidance for all those involved in child birth.

Obstetric and Intrapartum Emergencies

A Practical Guide to Management

Author: Edwin Chandraharan,Sabaratnam Arulkumaran

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521268273

Category: Medical

Page: 292

View: 3430

Obstetric and Intrapartum Emergencies provides a comprehensive guide to treating perinatal emergencies before it is too late.