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Posted By : konarskos | Date : 17 Sep 2021 18:02:15 | Comments : 0 |

Ruben Alvero, William D. Schlaff - Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility: The Requisites in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Mosby | ISBN: 0323040543 | 2021-10-10 | PDF | 400 pages | 6.70 Mb

During the last decade, health care providers have made great strides in the diagnosis and treatment of infertility-a condition that affects 50-80 million people worldwide. This first volume in the new Requisites in Obstetrics and Gynecology Series thoroughly examines every aspect of reproductive endocrinology and infertility from normal menstrual cycle and pubertal development, through to management of a full range of common pathologic conditions and the role of human sexuality in infertility management. Given its importance in modern treatment, assisted reproductive technologies are also addressed. This text, while comprehensive in its scope, is also succinct and user-friendly in format, making it an ideal choice for those who need concise, authoritative guidance at their fingertips.
Posted By : konarskos | Date : 17 Sep 2021 17:55:16 | Comments : 0 |

Michele G. Curtis, Shelley Overholt, Michael P. Hopkins - Glass' Office Gynecology
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins | ISBN: 0781742501 | 2021-10-03 | CHM | 704 pages | 14.20 Mb

Completely updated and reformatted for greater practicality, Glass' Office Gynecology, Sixth Edition guides practitioners through the full range of clinical problems in the ambulatory care of women. It offers tips for examination, laboratory testing, diagnostic procedures, treatment, counseling, and follow-up and addresses specific concerns in the care of pediatric, adolescent, perimenopausal, and postmenopausal patients.
This edition has new chapters on surgical and medical abortion, lifestyle modification counseling, primary management of common psychiatric disorders, and complementary and alternative medicine. Treatment algorithms have been added to every chapter. Where appropriate, end-of-chapter appendices provide forms for office use, phone numbers, and procedure instructions.
Posted By : konarskos | Date : 17 Sep 2021 17:23:27 | Comments : 0 |

Vincenzo Berghella - Preterm Birth: Prevention and Management
Wiley-Blackwell | ISBN: 1405192909 | 2022-05-03 | PDF | 304 pages | 1.91 Mb

As we begin to understand what contributes to the likelihood of preterm birth, obstetricians and gynecologists can advise mothers and aspiring mothers on how to minimize the risks. Doctors can also monitor those patients who are likely to be at risk to increase the chances of preventing or effectively managing preterm labor.
This practical book provides a clinically focused approach to the prevention and management of premature births, using the best available evidence to provide clear guidance to obstetricians, gynecologists, nurse midwives and family practitioners. Written for an international audience, the author addresses the special issues affecting patients in the developing world, including infectious- and poverty-related preterm birth.
Posted By : konarskos | Date : 16 Sep 2021 19:32:12 | Comments : 1 |

David Negus, Philip D. Coleridge Smith, John J. Bergan M.D. - Leg Ulcers: Diagnosis and Management
A Hodder Arnold Publication | ISBN: 0340810130 | 2021-12-29 | PDF | 262 pages | 8.79 Mb

The first edition of Leg Ulcers by David Negus was published in 1991. Since then, developments in the management of venous disorders and, in particular, of venous ulceration, have continued apace. Prominent among these has been the development of duplex ultrasound scanning, which now enables the diagnosis and treatment of venous ulceration to be undertaken with a sound knowledge of the underlying anatomy. Treatment options now include PIN stripping of the long saphenous vein, endoscopic perforating vein interruption and ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy. All of these developments, and more, are covered in this comprehensive guide to the management of this unpleasant and often socially unacceptable disorder. The book covers a wide diversity of subjects with authority and detail, including the relationship between venous ulcers and primary venous insufficiency as well as post-thrombotic syndrome, risk factors for deep vein thrombosis, recent advances in wound healing and microcirculatory changes in venous ulceration. Written by a team of internationally recognised experts, this third edition of Leg Ulcers contains comprehensive reviews of the relevant literature and provides advice for those faced with difficult diagnostic and therapeutic problems, whatever their clinical setting.
Posted By : konarskos | Date : 09 Sep 2021 08:16:34 | Comments : 0 |

Elie Wiesel - Elie Wiesel's Night, New Edition
Chelsea House Publications | ISBN: 160413867X | 2010-05 | PDF | 198 pages | 1.77 Mb

Night, a memoir by concentration camp survivor and Nobel Peace Prize-winner Elie Wiesel, is a key work of Holocaust literature. It bears witness to the horrors endured by a teenage boy whose freedom and family are taken from him. This invaluable new study guide contains a selection of the finest contemporary criticism on Night, plus a bibliography, a chronology of Wiesel's life, an index, and an introduction by revered scholar Harold Bloom.
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Posted By : konarskos | Date : 08 Sep 2021 12:34:18 | Comments : 0 |

Roger Webber - Communicable Disease Epidemiology and Control: A Global Perspective
CABI | ISBN: 0851999026 | 2022-03-17 | PDF | 328 pages | 2.36 Mb

Communicable diseases are community problems, which can devastate whole populations, in both developing and developed countries. Epidemiology is the science of communities that looks at many individuals to try and discover common features in them. From this analysis the cause and characteristcics of a disease can be worked out. The first chapters of this book look at communicable disease theory and formulating common principles in both epidemiology and control. Since the first edition a new section on climate change due to global warming and its effect on disease as been added. Later chapters cover various criteria of communicable diseases including more recent outbreaks that have emerged since the first edition and others which many become important in the future. This book will prove an essential tool for doctors, epidemiologists and those working in the control of communicable disease, as well as providing a clear introduction for medical students, public health specialists and those involved in disease control.
Posted By : konarskos | Date : 08 Sep 2021 12:24:03 | Comments : 0 |

Robert J. Latino - Patient Safety: The PROACT Root Cause Analysis Approach
CRC Press | ISBN: 1420087274 | 2021-10-14 | PDF | 192 pages | 4.33 Mb

Written by a reliability expert, this book provides a perspective on patient care from outside the healthcare industry and culture. Challenging perceptions about Root Cause Analysis (RCA), it provides a new approach that includes tools such as Basic Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) and Opportunity Analysis (OA) which help quantify and prioritize events which deserve the attention of true RCA. The authors begin by defining the events that require RCA to maximize the effect on the patient. They address not only the proactive methodologies but also the organizational paradigms that must change in order to support and sustain such activities in the interest of patient safety.
Posted By : konarskos | Date : 08 Sep 2021 12:01:39 | Comments : 0 |

Alison Brettle - Finding the Evidence for Practice: A Workbook for Health Professionals
Churchill Livingstone | ISBN: 044307450X | 2022-02-13 | PDF | 192 pages | 12.50 Mb

Practical and easy-to-use, this text effectively introduces different sources of information and how to use them. Its unique format is meant to increase the user's awareness of available health-related references and to help the user understand techniques involved in undertaking a literature search. Such knowledge aids in demystifying the jargon associated with computer-based research and helps readers carry out searches efficiently and effectively.
Posted By : konarskos | Date : 08 Sep 2021 11:36:30 | Comments : 1 |

Judith Healy, Paul Dugdale - Patient Safety First: Responsive Regulation in Health Care
Allen & Unwin | ISBN: 1742370586 | 2022-04-01 | PDF | 336 pages | 1.31 Mb

This title presents a much needed systematic analysis of the current issues, challenges, and outcomes surrounding patient safety in health care. It features dedicated mailing and e-mail campaign to healthcare related media & organisations. Each year more people die in health care accidents than in road accidents. Increasingly complex medical treatments and overstretched health systems create more opportunities for things to go wrong, and they do. Patient safety is now a major regulatory issue around the world, and Australia has been at its leading edge. Self-regulation by professional and industry groups is now widely regarded as insufficient, and government is stepping in. In "Patient Safety First", leading experts survey the governance of clinical care.
Posted By : konarskos | Date : 08 Sep 2021 11:28:30 | Comments : 0 |

Grant T. Savage, Myron Fottler - Biennial Review of Health Care Management: Meso Perspectives
Emerald Group Publishing Limited | ISBN: 1848556721 | 2021-08-07 | PDF | 210 pages | 1.19 Mb

This proposed volume will provide state-of-the art reviews of health care management, linking concerns about health care workforce management with health care organization management issues. This meso perspective, linking micro and macro organizational processes, should appeal to health care management researchers and doctoral students. Review articles in this volume will orient new and established scholars about current themes within health care management, as well as emerging themes and divergent views. The authors evaluate these future directions and offer their perspective on the direction or directions that would help build theory and improve the practice of health care management. Specifically, the volume will focus both on health care workforce management issues, including allied health professionals, nurses, and physicians, and on health care organization management issues, ranging from organizational governance and strategy to the globalization of health care organizations.
Posted By : konarskos | Date : 08 Sep 2021 11:19:29 | Comments : 1 |

Anthony R. Kovner, Ann S. McAlearney, Duncan Neuhauser - Health Services Management: Readings, Cases and Commentary (9th Editon)
Health Administration Press | ISBN: 1567933246 | 2021-08-31 | PDF | 485 pages | 3.59 Mb

Extensively revised! Features new readings and more than 30 new cases! The ninth edition includes new literature that explains the role of the health services manager, including building relationships, managing change, controlling performance, and accepting accountability. This edition also includes more than 30 new cases that take place in a variety of settings. Uses a three-pronged approach to examine the skills and experience health services managers need to succeed Commentaries introduce the topic and provide the context for the readings and cases that follow. Readings bring fresh voices to the topic and provide evidence and timely examples. Cases give students practice in making managerial decisions in a wide variety of settings and situations.
Posted By : konarskos | Date : 08 Sep 2021 11:04:50 | Comments : 0 |

Carl I. Fertman, Diane D. Allensworth - Health Promotion Programs: From Theory to Practice
Jossey-Bass | ISBN: 0470241551 | 2022-04-19 | PDF | 480 pages | 4.30 Mb

Health Promotion Programs introduces the theory of health promotion and presents an overview of current best practices from a wide variety of settings that include schools, health care organizations, workplace, and community. The 43 contributors to Health Promotion Programs focus on students and professionals interested in planning, implementing, and evaluating programs that promote health equity.
Posted By : konarskos | Date : 08 Sep 2021 10:45:06 | Comments : 0 |

Laurie C. Doering - Protocols for Neural Cell Culture (Fourth Edition)
Humana Press | ISBN: 1607612917 | 2021-10-29 | PDF | 385 pages | 5.69 Mb

Since the conception of this acclaimed series of volumes examining neural tissue culture, the expansion of neuroscience has continued to produce vital discoveries that utilize tissue culture methodologies. The expert contributors to the fourth edition of Protocols for Neural Cell Culture refine existing protocols and present the emerging new techniques and culture media formulations linked with the many advances in neuroscience. While highlighting updated experimental procedures for many of the classical neural tissue culture preps, the volume addresses topics such as regenerative medicine and the methods to grow and expand embryonic and adult neural stem cells. Essential techniques for the isolation, expansion, and cryopreservation of neural tissue from mouse, rat, and human sources are covered, as well as methods to assess aspects of cell function (calcium imaging) and cell death. With its detailed, step-by-step laboratory protocols, this volume provides the kind of detailed description and implementation advice that is crucial for getting optimal results.
Posted By : konarskos | Date : 08 Sep 2021 10:39:08 | Comments : 0 |

Apic Text of Infection Control And Epidemiology (2nd Edition)
Association for Professionals in Infection | ISBN: 1933013001 | 2005-01 | PDF | 1562 pages | 18.10 Mb

The APIC Text of Infection Control and Epidemiology is an infection control professional’s best tool for lifelong learning. The APIC Text is a dynamic document, under constant review and revision to ensure that it contains the most up-todate practice standards for professionals across the spectrum of healthcare settings.
Posted By : konarskos | Date : 08 Sep 2021 10:23:58 | Comments : 0 |

Jing-hsuin James Ou, T. S. Benedict Yen - Human Oncogenic Viruses (2nd Edition)
World Scientific Publishing Company | ISBN: 9812833463 | 2021-12-21 | PDF | 352 pages | 7.17 Mb

Viruses are the causes of approximately 25 per cent of human cancers. Due to their importance in carcinogenesis, there is a desperate need for a book that discusses these viruses. This book is therefore timely, providing a comprehensive review of the molecular biology of oncogenic viruses and the cancers they cause. Viruses that are discussed in the individual chapters include hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, human papilloma viruses, Epstein-Barr virus, Kaposi's sarcoma virus and human T-cell leukemia virus type 1. This book provides up-to-date information for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, medical students, physicians and non-experts who are interested in learning more about the oncogenic viruses and how they cause human cancers.