Essential Clinical Procedures

Essential Clinical Procedures Author Richard W. Dehn
ISBN-10 9781455723065
Year 2013-02-08
Pages 464
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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Written by foremost experts in the field, the 3rd Edition of Essential Clinical Procedures presents the latest common diagnostic and treatment-related procedures that you need to know as a physician assistant! Clear and concise, this medical reference book leads you step-by-step through over 70 techniques commonly seen in primary care and specialist settings, equipping you to deliver the best and safest care to your patients. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Visualize procedures and other important concepts clearly through over 300 high-quality illustrations. Ensure the safe execution of procedures with a focus on patient preparation and the proper use of instruments, as well as highlighted warnings to alert you to potential dangers that can occur when performing various treatments. Be fully prepared for any situation with guidance on the possible complications, rationales, and precautions behind many common procedures. Understand the ins and outs of nonprocedural issues, including informed consent, standard precautions, patient education, and procedure documentation. Get all the hands-on guidance you need to provide safe and effective care to your patients with Essential Clinical Procedures! Understand the "must-know" aspects of the most commonly seen conditions with a systematic presentation featuring consistent headings and supporting color images. Quickly access core information through high-yield margin notes and consistent formatting across all chapters. Stay abreast of the latest procedures with a brand-new chapter and images on Reduction of the Shoulder/Finger Subluxations, plus many other updates throughout.

Wounds and Lacerations

Wounds and Lacerations Author Alexander Trott
ISBN-10 9780323074186
Year 2012
Pages 315
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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With Wounds and Lacerations: Emergency Care and Closure, you'll get clear, concise guidance on the latest techniques and strategies for treating lacerations, wounds, and burns. This medical reference book will help you optimize every aspect of patient care based on current literature and guidelines. Expedite review and reference with a bulleted "Key Practice Points" section at the beginning of each chapter. Quickly reference the latest recommendations for tetanus and rabies prophylaxis. Implement the latest approaches for the use of ultrasound in foreign-body detection and removal; use of absorbable sutures on the face and hand; approaching complicated infections such as MRSA; managing chronic wounds seen in elderly and diabetic patients; applying new suture techniques and materials for pediatric patients; and updated recommendations for tetanus and rabies prophylaxis. Get step-by-step visual guidance on all aspects of wound care through more than 300 detailed line drawings and photographs showing techniques for wound assessment, irrigation, closure, wound dressing, foreign body removal, administration of local anesthesia, and follow-up care. Quickly find all the relevant information necessary to treat patients with material that focuses only on injuries that are handled by emergency physicians. On the scene or at the hospital, search the complete contents online at expertconsult.com. Master the art of healing wounds and lacerations with clear, concise guidance on everything from the patient's arrival in the ED to discharge and follow-up care.

Medical Ethics and Humanities

Medical Ethics and Humanities Author Frederick Adolf Paola
ISBN-10 9781449662790
Year 2010-03-09
Pages 454
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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Medical Ethics and Humanities is a survey of medical ethics and humanities geared toward physician assistants, analyzing important ethics, humanities, and law topics. The book explains the various approaches to ethical analysis and illustrates their application through the use of cases.

Human Behavior

Human Behavior Author Alan Stoudemire
ISBN-10 039758461X
Year 1998
Pages 532
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Now in its revised, updated Third Edition, Dr. Stoudemire's introduction to behavioral science remains the ideal text for the human behavior course taken by first-year and second-year medical students. The book emphasizes a biopsychosocial model that enables students to fully understand behavior in health and illness. Over half of the chapters have been completely rewritten for this edition. This text is an excellent companion to the Third Edition of Stoudemire's Clinical Psychiatry for Medical Students.

Introduction to Research and Medical Literature for Health Professionals

Introduction to Research and Medical Literature for Health Professionals Author J. Dennis Blessing
ISBN-10 9781449604813
Year 2012-01-27
Pages 302
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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Recipient of the 2012 School of Health Professions Outstanding Publication Award from UT Health Science Center at San Antonio Introduction to Research and Medical Literature for Health Professionals is an essential resource to help students, faculty, and practitioners understand the research process, interpret data, comprehend the results and incorporate the findings into practice. From choosing a research project, acquiring grant funding, and developing the research process design, to the systematic gathering of information, analysis, interpretation of data, differentiation between conflicting results, and finally understanding the overall evaluation - Introduction to Research and Medical Literature for Health Professionals will ease any fears and help students and practitioners to incorporate what is useful and best for their patients. Instructor Resources include: Sample Syllabus, Transition Guide, Instructor's Manual, PowerPoint Presentations, Image Bank, and Discussion Questions, Essay Questions, and Student Activities. Student Companion Website: http://healthprofessions.jbpub.com/blessing • Companion site with: o Interactive flashcards o Glossary o Crossword Puzzles o Matching Exercises o Weblinks Looking for additional Statistics coverage? Purchase Medical and Health Science Statistics Made Easy, Second Edition along with Introduction to Research and Medical Literature for Health Professions. Order Bundle ISBN-13: 9781449675806, at $85.95 List Price. Contact your Account Specialist to order ISBN-13: 9781449675806, at $85.95 List Price for both texts, and save! Or call 1-800-832-0034.

Essentials of Musculoskeletal Care

Essentials of Musculoskeletal Care Author Letha Y. Griffin
ISBN-10 0892033525
Year 2005-01-01
Pages 1053
Language en
Publisher Amer Academy of Orthopaedic
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Essentials of Musculoskeletal Care helps primary care physicians diagnose and manage 300+ musculoskeletal conditions and identify cases that should be referred to an orthopaedic surgeon. Residents, nurses, physician assistants, and physical therapists can learn to perform examinations, injections, and other non-surgical procedures.

Behavioral Science in Medicine

Behavioral Science in Medicine Author
ISBN-10 9781609136642
Year 2012-03-08
Pages 528
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Behavioral Science in Medicine introduces medical students to the science of human behavior. Organized to mirror the behavioral science/psychiatry course taught in the first two years, this text effectively teaches the major concepts of this complex subject and prepares students for board exams. The Second Edition is appropriate for courses in Behavioral Science alone but also for courses that merge Behavioral Science and Neuroscience. The increased depth of coverage of psychiatric illness, substance abuse, and pediatric psychiatry, also makes the Second Edition appropriate for use in Clinical Psychiatry courses in the third and fourth year.

Practical Radiology

Practical Radiology Author Edward C Weber
ISBN-10 9780803637115
Year 2013-01-08
Pages 259
Language en
Publisher F.A. Davis
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Rely on this practical guide to the role of medical imaging in the diagnosis and treatment of common diseases and disorders. Follow its symptoms-based approach to learn when medical imaging is appropriate, what the ideal study may be for a specific clinical problem, how to interpret an official report on a radiologic study, what the possible appropriate next steps are, and how radiologic results may (or may not) alter clinical management of your patient.

Lookingbill and Marks Principles of Dermatology

Lookingbill and Marks  Principles of Dermatology Author James G. Marks Jr.
ISBN-10 9781455750139
Year 2013-04-11
Pages 308
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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This book meets your needs for an affordable, well-structured, user-friendly guide to dermatological diagnosis and treatment. It begins with principles of diagnosis and therapy before going on to discuss the major groups of skin diseases. Each skin disorder is illustrated with a color clinical photograph as well as a line drawing showing you exactly what the entity looks like. The logical organization of the chapters guides you towards an accurate diagnosis with therapy options in highlighted boxes. Tables in each chapter rank diseases according to frequency of incidence and highlights clinical features to assist you in making a differential diagnosis. Clinical examples of unusual presentations or unusual cases test your understanding and ability to apply key principles discussed in the text. Places cross-sectional line diagrams alongside color clinical photographs to show you what each syndrome looks like and provide schematic representation of the cause and condition. Uses tables to summarize main characteristics of major groups of skin conditions. Summarizes key information for easy comparison of variations of different skin diseases in same group. Presents a consistent format to help you find information in a systematic way. Includes color clinical photos to facilitate diagnosis. Features self-assessment tests to polish your understanding of principles discussed. Adds extra content at the end of each chapter with photos of more uncommon presentations to encourage you to think about non-obvious solutions. Uses full-color histopathology illustrations for additional clarity.

Physician Assistant

Physician Assistant Author Ruth Ballweg
ISBN-10 0323401120
Year 2017-05-01
Pages 800
Language en
Publisher Elsevier
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Entering its 6th edition, Physician Assistant: A Guide to Clinical Practice is the only text that covers all aspects of the physician assistant profession, the PA curriculum, and the PA's role in clinical practice. It is designed as a highly visual and practical resource to be used across the spectrum of lifelong learning, enabling students and practicing PAs to thrive in a rapidly changing health care system. Teaches how to prepare for each core clinical rotation and common electives, as well as how to work with atypical patient populations such as homeless patients and patients with disabilities. A succinct, bulleted writing style; convenient tables; practical case studies; and clinical application questions throughout enable you to master key concepts and clinical applications. Helps you master all the core competencies needed for certification or recertification. Addresses all six Physician Assistant Competencies, as well as providing guidance for the newly graduated PA entering practice. Includes quick-use resources, such as objectives and key points sections for each chapter, tip boxes with useful advice, abundant tables and images, and 134 updated case studies. Features chapters for the 7 core clinical rotations and 5 common electives, with key guidance on how to prepare effectively and what to expect. Provides updated health policy information, expanded information about international programs, cultural competencies, and pearls and pitfalls on working internationally as a PA. Outlines the basic principles of Interprofessional Education - an important new trend in medical education nationally. New chapters cover: Maximizing Your Education, Future of the Profession, Principles of PA Education, Managing Stress and Burnout, and many other topics. Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Skin Disease

Skin Disease Author Thomas P. Habif
ISBN-10 9780323081191
Year 2011-06-15
Pages 692
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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Skin Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment, 3rd Edition, by Drs. Thomas P. Habif, James L. Campbell, Jr., M. Shane Chapman, James G. H. Dinulos, and Kathryn A. Zug, is the quick and practical clinical reference you need to help you effectively diagnose and treat 250 common dermatologic diseases. You’ll find succinct, user-friendly chapters arranged by disorder type, updated treatment plans, and hundreds of new images showing diseases in various stages of manifestation, including detailed information and illustrations on tropical dermatology. Perfect for any medical practitioner who’d rather treat than refer patients with skin disease, this full-color resource will also serve you well when prepping for the boards. Gain reliable, practical, and efficient guidance regarding the diagnoses and treatment of the most common 250 dermatologic disorders, along with clinical tips presented by the experts. Accurately identify skin conditions in children with discussions of how they manifest differently than in adults. Quickly access the answers you need with the dermatologic drug formulary, a "differential diagnosis by anatomical region and lesion" guide, and the disorders index. Prescribe effective dermatologic treatment based on the practical diagnostic advice of Dr. Habif and fellow contributors who offer anterior and posterior diagrams of where diseases may be found on the body, classification of primary, secondary, and special lesions, pediatric considerations, clinical pearls to guide decision making, and more. Get and give the most up-to-date therapeutic advice available as every section in the book is revised with current treatment plans. Be prepared for travel-related skin diseases with new, richly illustrated coverage on tropical dermatology. See how skin disorders present at different stages with hundreds of new and often never-before-published images.

An Introduction to Clinical Emergency Medicine

An Introduction to Clinical Emergency Medicine Author S. V. Mahadevan
ISBN-10 9780521747769
Year 2012-04-10
Pages 910
Language en
Publisher Cambridge University Press
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Fully-updated edition of this award-winning textbook, arranged by presenting complaints with full-color images throughout. For students, residents, and emergency physicians.

Classroom to Clinic Study System

Classroom to Clinic Study System Author Mona Sedrak
ISBN-10 9780803629301
Year 2010-12-22
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher F.A. Davis
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Be prepared for classroom, clerkship exams, PANCE, PANRE, and recertification! Are you feeling overwhelmed by the seemingly huge amount of information you need to master? Turn to this integrated learning system designed by PA educators for PA students and practicing PAs.