Neurology and neurosurgery illustrated

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Author: Kenneth W. Lindsay,Ian Bone

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780443050619

Category: Medical

Page: 573

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A comprehensively illustrated textbook combining neurology and neurosurgey written by two experienced teachers, one a neurologist and one a surgeon. The content concentrates on common problems likely to be encountered in clinical practice. MRI halftones are included for the first time and information is presented in single page units, making the book easy to learn from and ideal to use for revisions.

Neurology and Neurosurgery Illustrated

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Author: Kenneth W. Lindsay,Ian Bone (FRCP.)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780443070563

Category: Medical

Page: 598

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New edition of a highly successful illustrated guide to neurology and neurosurgery for medical students and junior doctors. Covers both neurology and neurosurgery in a single source. Examines localized as well as multifocal neurological diseases and their diagnosis and management. Includes over 950 outstanding illustrations and line diagrams to clarify every concept. Reflects the latest developments in molecular diagnosis and genetics. Presents state-of-the-art coverage of interventional radiology. Discusses the newest approaches to tumor imaging.

Neurology and Neurosurgery Illustrated E-Book

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Author: Kenneth W. Lindsay,Ian Bone,Geraint Fuller

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702049174

Category: Medical

Page: 612

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New edition of a highly successful illustrated guide to neurology and neurosurgery for medical students and junior doctors. • Comprehensive guide to neurology and neurosurgery for medical students and junior doctors – competing books do not cover both areas. • Graphic approach to the subject – concise text is arranged around clear and memorable line diagrams. Readers find this approach accessible and easy to learn form. • Clarifies a subject area which students tend to find difficult and forbidding. Updated and revised in all areas where there have been developments in understanding of neurological disease and in neurological and neurosurgical management. This revision has also incorporated current guidelines, particularly recommendations from National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE).

Oxford Textbook of Neurological Surgery

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Author: Ramez Kirollos,Adel Helmy,Simon Thomson,Peter Hutchinson

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0191063649

Category: Medical

Page: 1360

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Neurosurgery is a rapidly developing and technically demanding branch of surgery that requires a detailed knowledge of the basic neuro-sciences and a thorough clinical approach. The Oxford Textbook of Neurological Surgery is an up-to-date, objective and readable text that covers the full scope of neurosurgical practice. It is part of the Oxford Textbooks in Surgery series, edited by Professor Sir Peter Morris. The book is split into 20 overarching sections (Principles of Neurosurgery, Neuro-oncology of Intrinsic Tumours; Extra-axial Tumours and Skull Lesions; Cerebro-Pontine Angle Tumours; Sellar and Supra-Sellar Tumours; Posterior Fossa Tumours; Pineal tumours; Uncommon Tumours and Tumour Syndromes; Neurotrauma and Intensive Care; Vascular Neurosurgery; Principles of Spinal Surgery; Spinal Pathology; Spinal Trauma; Peripheral Nerve Surgery; Functional Neurosurgery; Epilepsy; Paediatric Neurosurgery; Neurosurgery for Cerebrospinal Fluid Disorders and Neurosurgical Infection). Each section takes a dual approach with, 'Generic Surgical Management' chapters that focus on specific clinical problems facing the neurosurgeon (e.g. sellar/supra-sellar tumour, Intradural Spina Tumours etc.) and 'Pathology-Specific' chapters (e.g. Glioma, Meningeal Tumours, Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity, Aneurysm etc.). Where appropriate, this division provides the reader with easily accessible information for both clinical problems which present in a regional fashion and specific pathologies. The generic chapters cover aspects such as operative approaches, neuroanatomy and nuances. Specifically each chapter in the book incorporates several strands. Firstly the fundamental neuroscience (anatomy, pathology, genetics etc.) that underlies the clinical practice. Secondly, a review of the requisite clinical investigations (e.g. angiography, electrodiagnostics, radiology). Thirdly, a thorough evidence based review of clinical practice. Following this a consideration of the key debates and controversies in the field with 'pro-' and 'con-' sections (e.g. minimally invasive spine surgery, microsurgical treatment of aneurysms) is provided. A summary of the key papers and clinical scales relevant to neurosurgery form the concluding part. The book is a 'one-stop' text for trainees and consultants in neurosurgery, residents, those preparing for sub-specialty exams and other professionals allied to surgery who need to gain an understanding of the field. It acts as both a point of reference to provide a focussed refresher for the experienced neurosurgeon as well as a trusted training resource.

Critical Care Nursing

Science and Practice

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Author: Sheila Adam,Clinical Nurse Specialist Department of Intensive Care Sheila Adam,Independent Nurse Consultant in Critical Care Sue Osborne,John Welch

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199696268

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Page: 608

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The third edition of the best-selling Critical Care Nursing offers readers a fully up-to-date, evidence-based guide to the science and practice of nursing the critically ill patient. Organised into 16 chapters, this edition covers all essential aspects of critical care nursing, from how to manage and monitor specific problems within organ systems, to how to provide sympathetic and compassionate care. A new chapter on 'Managing major incidents and preparing for pandemics' has been introduced with an insight to this crucial aspect of contemporary global healthcare. Written by a team of experienced nurses, this textbook supports staff working across the continuum of critical care to deliver safe, knowledgeable care that is rooted in a strong clinical, evidence base.

Physical Management for Neurological Conditions E-Book

[Formerly Physical Management in Neurological Rehabilitation E-Book]

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Author: Maria Stokes,Emma Stack

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702047120

Category: Medical

Page: 448

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The third edition of this popular textbook - formerly Physical Management in Neurological Rehabilitation and now renamed Physical Management for Neurological Conditions - maintains its scientific and research base with extensive use of references and case studies. It is the only book for physiotherapists that offers a comprehensive overview of the basic principles of neurological rehabilitation, specific neurological / neuromuscular conditions and the related physiotherapy treatment approaches used. Important areas which feature throughout are discussed in relation to the different neurological conditions and include: a non-prescriptive, multidisciplinary, problem-solving approach to patient management involvement of the patient and carer in goal-setting and decision-making (client-centred practice) use of outcome measures to evaluate the effects of treatment in everyday practice use of case studies to illustrate clinical practice scientific evidence of treatment effectiveness Additional specialist editor – Dr Emma Stack Refined content but with the inclusion of 4 brand new chapters: an introductory chapter on rehabilitation in practice one on respiratory management and two covering self management and falls under the section entitled Skill Acquisition and Learning 11 new expert contributors join the reduced contributor team of 31

Pathology for the Physical Therapist Assistant - E-Book

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Author: Catherine C. Goodman,Kenda S. Fuller

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437708935

Category: Medical

Page: 960

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No other textbook provides coverage of the essential concepts of disease processes and disorders with the specific needs of the physical therapy assistant in mind. Pathology for the Physical Therapist Assistant provides coverage of disease processes and systemic disorders as well as guidelines, precautions, and contraindications for physical therapy interventions. Catherine Goodman, Kenda Fuller, and Robbie O’Shea share their expertise in a consistent, well-organized approach that defines each disorder, describes the appropriate physical therapy assessment and intervention, and rounds out the discussion with relevant case study examples based on established practice patterns. Chapters follow a consistent organization, first defining a disorder and then describing the appropriate physical therapy assessment and intervention. Full-color art throughout clearly depicts pathologies and interventions. Case studies provide examples of physical therapy applications to help you connect theory and practice and build strong clinical reasoning skills. Special boxes highlight Clinical Signs, Interventions, and Case Studies to alert you to important information within the text. Terminology and language from the Guide to Physical Therapy Practice is used throughout to familiarize you with standardized terminology used in practice. A companion Evolve website provides additional online learning activities including online chapters, references linked to Medline, case studies, and self-test questions.

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists - E-Book

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Author: Jaime C. Paz,Michele P. West

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1416069488

Category: Medical

Page: 624

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Familiarize yourself with the acute care environment and confidently develop patient rehabilitation plans with this essential guide to physical therapy practice in a clinical setting. Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists, Third Edition helps you understand and interpret hospital protocol, medical terminology, and the medical–surgical aspects of acute care. Each chapter focuses on a body system and includes a review of basic structure and function, an overview of a medical–surgical workup, a review of pathophysiology, information on pharmacology, and guidelines for physical therapy intervention. This edition features a larger, slimmer design that highlights clinical tips, decision-making aids, and practice patterns throughout the text so that you can easily locate these tools and apply them to your practice. If you are unfamiliar with the complex acute care environment, this comprehensive resource is just what you need to become more comfortable and better able to manage the specific needs of your patients. Review of body system basics and disease processes in each chapter provides concise information to help you better manage patients in a hospital setting. Familiarizes you with the acute care environment by explaining medical terminology, hospital protocol, and surgical workups Includes updated information on medications, laboratory and diagnostic tests, and surgical and invasive procedures pertinent to physical therapy practice Clinical tips throughout the text show you how to maximize safety, quality, and efficiency of care. Over 350 illustrations, tables, and boxed text highlight essential concepts and procedures for quick reference. Uses terminology consistent with the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Second Edition Focuses on evidence-based practice to help you determine the best interventions including recent literature regarding rehabilitation in the critical care setting. NEW! Pertinent practice patterns from the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Second Edition are included in each chapter. NEW! Additional illustrations to improve comprehension of the material NEW! More pharmacologic implications for physical therapists, specifically concerning side effects and use of combination drugs. NEW! Additional decision-making algorithms facilitate critical thinking in the clinical setting. NEW! Updated surgical and invasive procedures include minimally invasive orthopedic surgery, bariatric procedures, and complete insight into circulatory assist devices. NEW! Expanded neurological chapter including vestibular dysfunction tests and measures, a discussion of dementia, and the latest in stroke evaluation and management. NEW! Revised appendices discuss the latest concepts in documentation standards, palliative care, and patient safety. NEW! Slimmer, larger format allows the book to lie open for easier reading. NEW! Improved design highlighting clinical tips and other key features lets you locate important information quickly in a busy clinical setting.

Cases in Differential Diagnosis for the Physical and Manipulative Therapies

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Author: Robyn Beirman

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729579972

Category: Medical

Page: 796

View: 8164

A must-have physical and manipulative therapy case book to facilitate confident diagnosis Cases in Differential Diagnosis for the Physical and Manipulative Therapies: a Case Based Approach is a high-quality Australian case book ideal for students studying physical and manipulative therapy. This physical and manipulative therapy textbook facilitates development of the skills students and therapists need to reach a final diagnosis or differential diagnosis with confidence. Cases in Differential Diagnosis for the Physical and Manipulative Therapies features more than 225 clinical presentations in differential diagnosis. All cases are presented in four life stages – infancy and childhood, adolescence, the adult years and the later or elderly years – and each life stage covers a broad range of differential clinical topics. With this physical and manipulative therapy text, students will gain valuable insight into scenarios commonly encountered in clinical practice, while developing and refining their diagnostic skills. Cases include unsteadiness and vertigo in the elderly, fever in infancy and childhood, reproductive disturbances in women, and eating disorders, substance abuse and behavioural disturbances in adolescence. Over 35 experts from diverse fields have contributed to Cases in Differential Diagnosis for the Physical and Manipulative Therapies, which also boasts comprehensive appendices featuring abbreviations, orthopaedic tests and extra questions. As physical and manipulative therapists often find themselves in the role of the primary contact practitioner, it is imperative they are trained to identify underlying medical problems that may require referral to a medical practitioner. With this invaluable diagnostic resource they can do just that.