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Lifestyle Medicine : A Manual for Clinical Practice

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Jeffrey I. Mechanick, Robert F. Kushner, editors. (1st ed.) Springer , c2016.
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Lifestyle--the manner in which people live--is fundamental to health, wellness, and prevention of disease. It follows that attention to lifestyle is critically important to effective and successful health care. But here's the challenge: health care professionals receive very little, if any, formal training about lifestyle counseling and therefore are ill equipped to incorporate lifestyle issues into clinical practice. In response, "Lifestyle Medicine" is evolving as a means to fill this knowled…
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Kushner, Robert F
Mechanick, Jeffrey I
Responsibility
Jeffrey I. Mechanick, Robert F. Kushner, editors
Edition
1st ed.
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date Published
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvi, 363 p. : 40 illus., 20 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319246857 (print ed.)
9783319246871
Subjects (MeSH)
Attitude to health
Health behavior
Health Promotion
Life style
Primary prevention
Risk Factors
Other Subjects
; Medicine & Public Health
Diabetes
Endocrinology
General Practice / Family Medicine
Primary Care Medicine
Abstract
Lifestyle--the manner in which people live--is fundamental to health, wellness, and prevention of disease. It follows that attention to lifestyle is critically important to effective and successful health care. But here's the challenge: health care professionals receive very little, if any, formal training about lifestyle counseling and therefore are ill equipped to incorporate lifestyle issues into clinical practice. In response, "Lifestyle Medicine" is evolving as a means to fill this knowledge gap. Lifestyle medicine approaches health and wellness by harnessing the power of lifestyle-related behaviors and influencing the environment we live in. It is a formal approach that promises to enhance and strengthen a re-invigorated health care system that is still outpaced by the epidemic proportions and complexity of chronic diseases like obesity, diabetes, depression, hypertension, and cancer, among others. Lifestyle Medicine: A Manual for Clinical Practice presents this formal approach in a pragmatic context. This unique and practical manual provides clear and succinct guidance on nearly all aspects of lifestyle medicine. The approach is both explanatory and pragmatic, providing case studies and bulleted translation of academic information into clinical practice recommendations. There is an emphasis on scientific evidence wherever possible as well as opinions by the expert chapter authors who practice lifestyle medicine. There is a "how-to" rationality to the book, consistent with a premise that any and all health care professionals should, and perhaps must, incorporate lifestyle medicine. A valuable checklist is included at the close of the book that summarizes key points and provides a practical tool for routine patient encounters.
Contents
Why Lifestyle Medicine? -- The importance of Healthy Living and Defining Lifestyle Medicine -- Communication and Behavioral Change Tools: A Primer for Lifestyle Medicine Counseling -- Paradigms of Lifestyle Medicine and Wellness -- Composite Risk Scores -- Clinical Assessment of Lifestyle and Behavioral Factors During Weight Loss Treatment -- Anthropometrics and Body Composition -- Physical Activity Measures -- Metabolic Profiles - Based on the 2013 Prevention Guidelines -- The Chronic Care Model and the Transformation of Primary Care -- Guidelines for Healthy Eating -- A Review of Commercial and Proprietary Weight Loss Programs -- Physical Activity Programs -- Behavior Modification and Cognitive Therapy -- Treating Tobacco Use in Clinical Practice -- Alcohol Use and Management -- Sleep Management -- Integrative Medicine -- Transcultural Applications to Lifestyle Medicine -- Community Engagement and Networks: Leveraging Partnerships to Improve Lifestyle -- Lifestyle Therapy as Medicine for the Treatment of Obesity -- Lifestyle Therapy for Diabetes Mellitus -- Lifestyle Therapy in the Management of Cardiometabolic Risk: Diabetes Prevention, Hypertension, and Dyslipidemia -- Cancer -- Lifestyle Medicine for the Prevention and Treatment of Depression -- Promoting Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors in Patients with Persistent Pain -- Forestalling Age-Related Brain Disorders -- Chronic Kidney Disease -- Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Steatohepatitis -- Gastroenterology Disease and Lifestyle Medicine -- Lifestyle Medicine and Chronic Pulmonary Disease -- Lifestyle Medicine and HIV-infected patients.
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Small doses of the future : a collection of medical science fiction stories

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Brad Aiken. Springer , c2014.
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Like many fields of science, the future of medicine is frequently predicted by the science fiction writers of today, very much as many of today's medical advances were presaged by science fiction stories of the past. In this book, physician and science fiction author Brad Aiken conveys his own speculations about our medical future through nine highly entertaining and thought-provoking short stories. Touching upon a great variety of themes, including but not limited to telemedicine and remote su…
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Aiken, Brad
Responsibility
Brad Aiken
Place of Publication
Cham, Switzerland
Publisher
Springer
Date Published
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 193 pages)
Series Title
Science and fiction (Springer (Firm))
ISBN
9783319042527
9783319042534 (electronic bk.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Medicine - trends - Fictional Works
Technology - trends - Fictional Works
Subjects (LCSH)
Medical fiction
Popular Science in Medicine and Health
Science fiction, American
Abstract
Like many fields of science, the future of medicine is frequently predicted by the science fiction writers of today, very much as many of today's medical advances were presaged by science fiction stories of the past. In this book, physician and science fiction author Brad Aiken conveys his own speculations about our medical future through nine highly entertaining and thought-provoking short stories. Touching upon a great variety of themes, including but not limited to telemedicine and remote surgery, vaccination strategies against unknown deathly pathogens, nanomedicine to cure diseases and retard ageing, bionics, cloning and euthanasia, we get a glimpse of what might be awaiting humanity. Yet, in these stories it is always the protagonists, humans after all, who remain at the center stage, not the new technologies. This provides the fictional material with a unique blend of science fiction and social fantasy. It also warns us to be wary of the pitfalls of too much reliance on dehumanizing technology and to make sure it remains our helper, not our master. Last but not least, an extensive scientific essay investigates the interplay between science fiction and both past and current advances in medical sciences and technology, making the link to the fictional material in the book as well as to the relevant scientific literature.
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Part I. Short Stories -- Locked In -- Questioning the Tree -- Freudian Slipstream -- Done That, Never Been There -- Hiding from Nobel -- The Last Clone -- If He Only Had a Brain -- Once, On a Blue Moon -- A Time to Every Purpose -- Part II. The Science behind the Fiction: The Invasion of Modern Medicine by Science Fiction.
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Bringing leadership to life in health : LEADS in a caring environment : a new perspective

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Graham Dickson, Bill Tholl. Springer , c2014.
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.Like other international jurisdictions, the Canadian health sector faces significant demands for change and improvement to meet the needs of the 21st Century. To achieve that goal, highly sophisticated and capable leaders are required across all dimensions of the health system. Bringing Leadership to Life in Health: LEADS in a Caring Environment examines the essence of leadership itself and what it means to be a leader in today's world. The authors describe key challenges that demand reform in…
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Dickson, Graham
Other Authors
Tholl, Bill
Responsibility
Graham Dickson, Bill Tholl
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Springer
Date Published
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xviii, 190 pages)
ISBN
9781447148746
9781447148753 (electronic bk.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Health services administration - Canada
Leadership
Subjects (LCSH)
Administration, Organization and Leadership
Health Administration
Health services administration - Canada
Leadership
Lifelong Learning/Adult Education
Public health administration - Canada
Abstract
.Like other international jurisdictions, the Canadian health sector faces significant demands for change and improvement to meet the needs of the 21st Century. To achieve that goal, highly sophisticated and capable leaders are required across all dimensions of the health system. Bringing Leadership to Life in Health: LEADS in a Caring Environment examines the essence of leadership itself and what it means to be a leader in today's world. The authors describe key challenges that demand reform in the health sector, examine why better leadership is the source code for better system performance, and look at the issues that stand in the way of getting that leadership. This book describes the five domains of the Caring Environment capabilities framework: Lead Self, Engage Others, Achieve Results, Develop Coalitions, and Systems Transformation. Bringing Leadership to Life in Health: LEADS in a Caring Environment is a simple, easily accessible, and research informed book which will explain the LEADS in a Caring Environment capabilities framework that has been adopted across Canada as the foundation for health leadership talent management. This book will illustrate this framework through supportive research, relevant stories solicited from health leaders at all levels as well as the inclusion of "learning moments" to help the readers reflect on their own experiences.
Contents
1. LEADS: A New Perspective on Leadership in Health -- 2. Putting LEADS in Context -- 3. The LEADS in a Caring Environment Capabilities Framework: The Source Code for Health Leadership -- 4. Learning LEADS: A Lifelong Journey -- 5. The LEADS in a Caring Environment framework: Lead Self -- 6. The LEADS in a Caring Environment framework: Engage Others -- 7. The LEADS in a Caring Environment framework :Achieve Results -- 8. The LEADS in a Caring Environment framework: Develop Coalitions -- 9. The LEADS in a Caring Environment framework: Systems Transformation -- 10. The LEADS in a Caring Environment framework as an operating system for change -- 11. LEADS Learning: Epilogue.
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Tumors of the Central Nervous System. Volume 11, Pineal, Pituitary, and Spinal Tumors

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M.A. Hayat, editor. Springer Netherlands , c2014.
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Like the ten preceding volumes in the series Tumors of the Central Nervous System, this book is distinguished for its comprehensive approach, its distinguished roster of some 93 contributors representing 8 different countries and its embrace of leading-edge technology and methods. Volume 11: Pineal, Pituitary, and Spinal Tumors concentrates on the diagnosis, prognosis and therapy of four types of tumors, namely Glioblastoma, Meningioma, Schwannoma and Spinal Tumors. The book offers an in-depth …
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Hayat, M.A
Responsibility
M.A. Hayat, editor
Place of Publication
Dordrecht
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Date Published
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xlv, 371 p. : 56 illus., 37 illus. in color)
Series Vol.
v. 11
Series Title
Tumors of the central nervous system
ISBN
9789400770362 (print ed.)
9789400770379
ISSN
2215-096X
Subjects (MeSH)
Brain neoplasms
Central nervous system neoplasms
Glioblastoma
Meningioma
Neurilemmoma
Radiosurgery
Spinal cord neoplasms
Other Subjects
; Biomedicine
Biomedicine general
Cancer Research
Oncology
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Like the ten preceding volumes in the series Tumors of the Central Nervous System, this book is distinguished for its comprehensive approach, its distinguished roster of some 93 contributors representing 8 different countries and its embrace of leading-edge technology and methods. Volume 11: Pineal, Pituitary, and Spinal Tumors concentrates on the diagnosis, prognosis and therapy of four types of tumors, namely Glioblastoma, Meningioma, Schwannoma and Spinal Tumors. The book offers an in-depth survey of a range of new technologies and their applications to tumor diagnosis, treatment and therapy assessment. The contributors explain in thorough detail a range of current and newly developed imaging methods, including molecular imaging and PET scan. Also covered is molecular profiling of brain tumors to select therapy in clinical trials of brain tumors. Discussion includes a review of such surgical treatments as resection and the application of non-invasive stereotactic radiosurgery for treating high-risk patients with brain metastasis. Additional discussion is devoted to tumor seeding.
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Part I. Imaging -- An introduction to brain tumor imaging -- Molecular imaging of brain tumors -- Use of 11c-4dst-pet for imaging of human brain tumors -- Part II. Glioma and glioblastoma -- Diffusion tensor magnetic resonance imaging-based tractography for glioma surgery -- Angiocentric glioma, pilomyxoid astrocytoma, and Pituicytoma: new entities in the World Health Organization classification -- Diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas in children: treatment (an Update) -- Gliomatosis cerebri: implications of genetic findings -- Impact of bevacizumab chemotherapy on glioblastomas -- Glioblastoma microvesicles transport rna and proteins Promoting tumor growth -- Microrna in the pathophysiology of glioblastoma -- Surgical management of incidental low-grade gliomas -- Part III. Stereotactic radiosurgery -- Stereotactic radiosurgery for the treatment of brain metastases -- Local control of low-volume brain metastases using stereotactic radiosurgery -- Tumor seeding after stereotactic brain biopsy -- Intracranial stereotactic radiosurgery in high risk patients with metastases from radioresistant primary tumors -- Brain metastases: treatment with stereotactic iodine-125 brachytherapy -- Stereotactic radiosurgery for skull base meningiomas -- Part IV. Spinal cord tumors -- Pediatric spinal cord tumors -- Radiosurgery for intramedullary spinal cord tumors -- Novalis spinal radiosurgery -- Etiology and outcomes of pediatric spinal cord tumors -- Part V. Meningioma -- Selection of elderly meningioma patients for surgery using a Clinical-radiological grading system as a predictor of outcome -- Cranial meningioma in neurofibromatosis type 2 patients: role of mutations -- Classification of meningioma using immunogenic antigens -- Treatment of benign meningiomas using radiosurgery -- Necrotic rhabdoid meningiomas: histopathological diagnosis -- Part VI. Schwannomas -- Multiple schwannomas: diagnosis and treatment -- Treatment of patients with vestibular schwanommas using gamma knife radiosurgery -- Schwannomas in the craniocervical region: complete surgical removal -- Cranial base surgery of hypoglossal schwannomas.
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Advances in communication research to reduce childhood obesity

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Jerome D. Williams, Keryn E. Pasch, Chiquita A. Collins, editors. Springer , c2013.
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Limited-edition flavor promotions. Pop-ups on the Net. Junk food blogs. Cereal ads in cartoon shows. Between traditional and emerging media, today's youth are exposed to more advertisements for food and beverages than ever--and, unfortunately, the rising number of overweight and obese children and teenagers reflects this, as do the alarming rates of weight-related disease among young people. Advances in Communication Research to Reduce Childhood Obesity focuses not only on the power of media in…
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Collins, Chiquita A
Pasch, Keryn E
Williams, Jerome D
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Jerome D. Williams, Keryn E. Pasch, Chiquita A. Collins, editors
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date Published
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxxii, 544 p. : 79 ill.)
ISBN
9781461455110
Subjects (MeSH)
Adolescent
Child
Health communication
Obesity - prevention and control
Subjects (LCSH)
Medicine
Abstract
Limited-edition flavor promotions. Pop-ups on the Net. Junk food blogs. Cereal ads in cartoon shows. Between traditional and emerging media, today's youth are exposed to more advertisements for food and beverages than ever--and, unfortunately, the rising number of overweight and obese children and teenagers reflects this, as do the alarming rates of weight-related disease among young people. Advances in Communication Research to Reduce Childhood Obesity focuses not only on the power of media in driving food choices in youth, but how these same media may be harnessed in reversing the obesity epidemic. Spanning psychology, marketing, and policy, the book explores the range of advertising strategies targeting young people, salient technological innovations, food industry responses to recent policy initiatives, and issues concerning groups who are at greater risk such as minors from lower-income households who are often faced with food insecurity and poor nutrition, which typically impact communities of color, and pre-teens. Its focus on the multiple levels of communication across these concerns offers readers important insights into both the scope of the problem and the opportunities for solutions. Included in the coverage:the strategic nature of marketing to children and adolescents by food and beverage companies.The role of schools in food and beverage marketing.A multi-method study of how youth perceive and evaluate food advertising. First Amendment implications for combating obesity through regulation of advertising.Targeted marketing of junk food to minority youth: communities fight back.Leveraging industry efforts to fight childhood obesity. Advances in Communication Research to Reduce Childhood Obesity is thought- and action-provoking reading for applied researchers in public health, health promotion, health psychology, maternal and child health, obesity epidemiology, health marketing, and health education.
Contents
Overview, The IOM Report, and Integrated Marketing Communications. Introduction: Childhood Obesity: Media, Advertising, Community, and Advocacy / Chiquita A. Collins, Sara E. Champlin, Keryn E. Pasch, Jerome D. Williams -- Progress on Public Policy: The Aftermath of the 2005 Institute of Medicine Report on Food Marketing and the Diets of Children and Youth / Ellen Wartella, Vivica Kraak, Mary Story, Jaya Ginter, Elizabeth A. Vandewater -- Integrated Marketing Communications and Power Imbalance: The Strategic Nature of Marketing to Children and Adolescents by Food and Beverage Companies / Paul Harrison, Michaela Jackson.
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Lip cancer : treatment and reconstruction

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Antonia Kolokythas, editor. Springer , c2014.
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The lip is the most common site of malignancy in the head and neck region. Although high cure rates can be achieved by early treatment, a significant percentage of lip cancers demonstrate aggressive behaviour, posing management difficulties. Given the aesthetic and functional significance of the lip, reconstruction post surgery is also extremely important, yet this, too, can be challenging. This textbook is intended as a comprehensive reference that will provide easy-to-follow and well-organize…
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Kolokythas, Antonia
Responsibility
Antonia Kolokythas, editor
Place of Publication
Heidelberg
Publisher
Springer
Date Published
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (viii, 163 pages)
ISBN
9783642381799
9783642381805 (electronic bk.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Lip - anatomy & histology
Lip - pathology
Lip Neoplasms
Reconstructive Surgical Procedures
Subjects (LCSH)
Lip Neoplasms
Lips - Cancer
Abstract
The lip is the most common site of malignancy in the head and neck region. Although high cure rates can be achieved by early treatment, a significant percentage of lip cancers demonstrate aggressive behaviour, posing management difficulties. Given the aesthetic and functional significance of the lip, reconstruction post surgery is also extremely important, yet this, too, can be challenging. This textbook is intended as a comprehensive reference that will provide easy-to-follow and well-organized guidance on the management of lip cancer, from diagnosis to treatment and reconstruction. After discussion of anatomy and premalignant conditions, detailed attention is paid to squamous cell carcinoma of the lip. Surgical management is explained, and the roles of radiation therapy and chemotherapy, discussed. Reconstruction techniques following ablative surgery are then described in depth, with reference to defect size and complexity. In addition, the potential complications of treatment and reconstruction are presented, with advice on their management. The closing chapter considers other malignant lesions of the lip. The informative text is complemented by high-quality illustrations and clinical and radiographic material. The contributors all have extensive experience and in-depth knowledge of the topics they address.
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1. Lip Cancer: General Considerations -- 2. Anatomic Considerations of the Lips -- 3. Premalignant Conditions of the Lip Actinic Cheilitis -- 4. Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lip -- 5. Surgical Management of Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lip -- 6. Radiotherapy for Cancers of the Lip -- 7. Chemotherapy for Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lip -- 8. Reconstruction Considerations Based on Size of Defect -- 9. Reconstruction of Complex Lip Defects -- 10. Microvascular Lip Reconstruction -- 11. Complications Associated with Treatment of Lip Cancer -- 12. Complications Associated with Reconstruction of Lip Defects -- 13. Complications Associated with Radiotherapy -- 14. Non-epidermoid Malignancies of the Lips.
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Textbook of Neurointensive Care

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edited by A Joseph Layon, Andrea Gabrielli, William A. Friedman. (Second edition) Springer , c2013.
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Listening to an injured brain is not easy. It takes knowledge, dedication, and understanding of the critically ill patient and their family. It takes an appreciation of the logistics of care in these difficult times of imbalance between more and sicker patients and fewer medical specialists. The impact of the right personnel, whose interest and training is in neurocritical care, has shown promise, both in terms of improving patient outcome and quality. The editors have updated this second editi…
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Friedman, William A
Gabrielli, Andrea
Layon, A Joseph
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edited by A Joseph Layon, Andrea Gabrielli, William A. Friedman
Edition
Second edition
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Springer
Date Published
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxii, 988 p. : 281 illus., 128 illus. in color)
ISBN
9781447152255 (print ed.)
9781447152262
Subjects (MeSH)
Brain injuries
Central nervous system diseases
Critical Care
Perioperative care
Other Subjects
; Medicine & Public Health
Emergency Medicine
Imaging / Radiology
Intensive / Critical Care Medicine
Neurology
Neuroradiology
Neurosurgery
Abstract
Listening to an injured brain is not easy. It takes knowledge, dedication, and understanding of the critically ill patient and their family. It takes an appreciation of the logistics of care in these difficult times of imbalance between more and sicker patients and fewer medical specialists. The impact of the right personnel, whose interest and training is in neurocritical care, has shown promise, both in terms of improving patient outcome and quality. The editors have updated this second edition with the latest knowledge and trends. Gathering together a group of international experts who champions the three characteristics--Patient and Family Centered High Quality Care, Education, and Discovery--needed in our Neuro-ICUs, the editors present to the reader a comprehensive textbook of neurocritical care, incorporating best practice/evidence-based medicine and performance improvement. This book is not an effort to embellish the shelf of a medical library; it is a practical bedside friend to be used to improve the neurological outcomes of those for whom we are honored to care: our patients.
Contents
Part I. Introduction -- 1. Neurocritical Care Organization -- 2. Quality Improvement and Neurocritical Care -- 3. Neurointensive Care Medicine as an Emerging ICU Subspecialty -- Part II. Neuroanatomy and Pathophysiology -- 4. Basic Neuroanatomy for the Neurointensivist -- 5. The Functional Organization of the Nervous System -- 6. Introduction to Basic Neuropathology -- Part III. Neuromonitoring -- 7. Noninvasive Monitoring in the Neurointensive Care Unit: EEG, Oximetry, TCD -- 8. Invasive Neurological and Multimodality Monitoring in the NeuroICU -- Part IV. The Neuroinjured Patient and Critical Care Medicine -- 9. Prehospital Care of the Neurologically Injured Patient -- 10. Airway Management in the Neurointensive Care Unit -- 11. Neurologic Injury and Mechanical Ventilation -- 12. Blood Pressure Management After Central Nervous System Injury -- 13. Cardiac Implications of Neurological Disease -- 14. Sedation and Analgesia in Neurointensive Care -- 15. Endocrine Issues in Neurocritical Care -- 16. Hematologic and Coagulation Implications of Neurologic Disease -- 17. Venous Thromboembolism in the Neurologic Intensive Care Unit -- 18. Water and Electrolyte Management in Neurological Disease -- 19 Acute Kidney Injury and Renal Replacement Therapy in the Neurologically Injured Patient -- 20. Nutrition in the Neurointensive Care Unit -- 21. Neurologic Implications of Critical Illness and Organ Dysfunction -- 22. Central Nervous System Infections -- Part V. Special Situations -- 23. Diagnosis and Treatment of Altered Mental Status -- 24. Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Evidence-Based Medicine, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Complications -- 25. Intracerebral Hemorrhage: Evidence- Based Medicine, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Complications -- 26. Arteriovenous Malformations: Evidence-Based Medicine, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Complications -- 27. Traumatic Brain Injury: Evidence- Based Medicine, Diagnosis, Treatment -- 28. Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury: Evidence-Based Medicine, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Complications -- 29. Spinal Cord Injury: Evidence-Based Medicine, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Complications -- 30. Complex Spine Surgery -- 31. Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation and the ICU -- 32. Special Issues in Pediatric Neurocritical Care After Neurosurgery -- 33. Acute Ischemic Stroke: Therapy and Guidelines -- 34. Central Nervous System Neoplasia: Evidence-Based Medicine, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Complications -- 35. Elevated Intracranial Pressure -- 36. Therapeutic Hypothermia in Neurocritical Care -- 37. Cerebral Resuscitation from Cardiac Arrest -- 38. Neuromuscular Disorders in the ICU -- 39. Seizures -- Part VI. Situations of Special Interest -- 40. Neuroradiological Imaging -- 41. Intraoperative Neuroanesthesia -- 42. Postoperative Neurosurgical Care: Recovery Room Misadventures and Immediate Concerns -- 43. Neurorehabilitation -- 44. Brain Death and Management of the Potential Organ Donor -- 45. Ethical Issues in the Neurointensive Care Unit -- 46. Pharmacotherapy in the Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit.
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ALERT – adverse late effects of cancer treatment. Volume 1, General concepts and specific precepts

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Philip Rubin, Louis S. Constine, Lawrence B. Marks, editors. Springer , c2014.
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The literature on the late effects of cancer treatment is widely scattered in different journals since all major organ systems are affected and management is based on a variety of medical and surgical treatments. The aim of ALERT Adverse Late Effects of Cancer Treatment is to offer a coherent multidisciplinary approach to the care of cancer survivors. The central paradigm is that cytotoxic multimodal therapy results in a perpetual cascade of events that affects each major organ system different…
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Constine, Louis S
Marks, Lawrence B
Rubin, Philip
Responsibility
Philip Rubin, Louis S. Constine, Lawrence B. Marks, editors
Alternate Title
Adverse late effects of cancer treatment
Place of Publication
Heidelberg
Publisher
Springer
Date Published
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxiv, 311 pages)
Series Title
Medical radiology (Series)
Medical Radiology. Radiation oncology
ISBN
9783540723134
9783540723141 (electronic bk.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Antineoplastic agents - adverse effects
Radiation injuries
Radiotherapy - adverse effects
Subjects (LCSH)
Antineoplastic Agents - adverse effects
Cancer - Treatment - Complications
Radiotherapy - adverse effects
Abstract
The literature on the late effects of cancer treatment is widely scattered in different journals since all major organ systems are affected and management is based on a variety of medical and surgical treatments. The aim of ALERT Adverse Late Effects of Cancer Treatment is to offer a coherent multidisciplinary approach to the care of cancer survivors. The central paradigm is that cytotoxic multimodal therapy results in a perpetual cascade of events that affects each major organ system differently and is expressed continually over time. Essentially, radiation and chemotherapy are intense biologic modifiers that allow for cancer cure and cancer survivorship but accelerate senescence of normal tissues and increase the incidence of age-related diseases and second malignant tumors. Volume 1 of this two-volume work focuses on the general concepts and principles relevant to late effects and on the dynamic interplay of molecular, cytologic and histopathologic events that lead to altered physiologic and metabolic functions and their clinical manifestations. Chapters are also included on legal issues, economic aspects, nursing, psychological issues and quality of life.
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Prologue: Surviving Cancer: SEER Statistics -- Biocontinuum of the Pathophysiology Paradigm -- Biophysiopathology of the Microvasculature and Microcirculation -- Molecular Mechanisms of Radiation Induced Injury -- Biodetection and Biointervention: Cytokine Pathways as a Rationale for Anti-Cytokine Interventions Post-Radiation -- Quantitative/Objective Analyses of RT-Induced Late Normal Tissue Injury Using Functional Imaging -- Biograding of Normal Tissue TNM Toxicity Taxonomy: Scoring the Adverse Effects of Cancer Treatment -- Understanding and Predicting Radiation-Associated Normal Tissue Injury: A Global and Historical Perspective -- Biotoxicity of Chemotherapy -- BioSurveillance and Longitudinal Lifelong Guidelines -- BioPediatric Complexities of Growth and Development -- BioGenetic and Host Implications -- Bioengineering of Irradiated Normal Tissues by Bone Marrow Stem Cells -- Radiotherapy-Induced Carcinogenesis and Leukemogenesis: Mechanisms and Quantitative Modeling -- The Bioepidemiology of MultiplePrimary Cancers -- Radiation-Related Second Primary Cancers: Clinical Perspectives -- The Psychosocial and Functional Impact of Radiation Therapy -- Nursing -- Economic Consequences of Late Effects -- Radiological and Nuclear Terrorism: Relevance to the Radiation Oncology and Biology Communities.
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ALERT – adverse late effects of cancer treatment. Volume 2, Normal tissue specific sites and systems

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Philip Rubin, Louis S. Constine, Lawrence B. Marks, editors. Springer , c2014.
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The literature on the late effects of cancer treatment is widely scattered in different journals since all major organ systems are affected and management is based on a variety of medical and surgical treatments. The aim of ALERT Adverse Late Effects of Cancer Treatment is to offer a coherent multidisciplinary approach to the care of cancer survivors. The central paradigm is that cytotoxic multimodal therapy results in a perpetual cascade of events that affects each major organ system different…
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Constine, Louis S
Marks, Lawrence B
Rubin, Philip
Responsibility
Philip Rubin, Louis S. Constine, Lawrence B. Marks, editors
Alternate Title
Adverse late effects of cancer treatment
Place of Publication
Heidelberg
Publisher
Springer
Date Published
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xx, 700 pages)
Series Title
Medical radiology (Series)
Medical Radiology. Radiation oncology
ISBN
9783540758624
9783540758631 (electronic bk.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Antineoplastic agents - adverse effects
Radiation injuries
Radiotherapy - adverse effects
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer - Treatment - Complications
Neoplasms - therapy - complications
Abstract
The literature on the late effects of cancer treatment is widely scattered in different journals since all major organ systems are affected and management is based on a variety of medical and surgical treatments. The aim of ALERT Adverse Late Effects of Cancer Treatment is to offer a coherent multidisciplinary approach to the care of cancer survivors. The central paradigm is that cytotoxic multimodal therapy results in a perpetual cascade of events that affects each major organ system differently and is expressed continually over time. Essentially, radiation and chemotherapy are intense biologic modifiers that allow for cancer cure and cancer survivorship but accelerate senescence of normal tissues and increase the incidence of age-related diseases and second malignant tumors. Volume 2 of this two-volume work comprehensively documents potential late effects in all the normal tissue anatomic sites in the human body. The detection, diagnosis, management and prevention of effects are all considered in detail, and prognostic outcomes are discussed. Radiation risk factors and interactions with chemotherapy effects are clearly presented. The text is accompanied by numerous supportive illustrations and tables.
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Brain and Cranial Nerves -- Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nervous System -- Neuroendocrine Complications of Radiation and Cancer Therapy -- Eye and Orbit -- Radiation-Induced Ototoxicity -- Late Oral Adverse Effects of Cancer Treatments -- Upper Respiratory and Digestive System: Pharynx, Larynx, and Xerostomia -- Thyroid -- Skin Surface, Dermis, and Wound Healing -- Breast Cancer -- Lung -- Heart, Coronary Arteries, Aorta and Great Vessels, Arteries and Veins, Microcirculation -- Esophagus -- Stomach, Small and Large Intestines -- Liver -- Adverse Late Effects of Radiation Treatment in the Pancreas -- Kidney and Ureter -- Urinary Bladder -- Prostate, Seminal Vesicle, Penis, and Urethra -- The Testes -- Ovary, Uterus (Fallopian Tube, Cervix), Vagina, and Vulva -- Radiation Induced Rectal Toxicity -- Musculoskeletal System: Growing Endochondral Bone, Mature Osseous, Muscle (Striated), and Soft Tissue Mesenchyme -- Hematopoietic System -- Late Effects of Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Including Total Body Irradiation -- Lymph Nodes, Thymus, Spleen, and Lymphatics.
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Liver Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

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Gebhard Wagener, editor. Springer , c2012.
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Liver Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine emphasizes all aspects of this broad and important area and is the definitive textbook for anybody involved in the perioperative care of liver patients. The book is divided into three sections: Physiology and Pathophysiology, Anesthesiology, and Critical Care Medicine. The anesthesiology section contains information about liver transplantation and other liver surgeries and provides detailed practical direction and concise background information of…
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Wagener, Gebhard
Responsibility
Gebhard Wagener, editor
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date Published
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxi, 473 p. : 102 ill., 62 ill. in color)
ISBN
9781461451679
Subjects (MeSH)
Anesthesia
Liver transplantation
Subjects (LCSH)
Anesthesiology
Critical care medicine
Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc
Abstract
Liver Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine emphasizes all aspects of this broad and important area and is the definitive textbook for anybody involved in the perioperative care of liver patients. The book is divided into three sections: Physiology and Pathophysiology, Anesthesiology, and Critical Care Medicine. The anesthesiology section contains information about liver transplantation and other liver surgeries and provides detailed practical direction and concise background information of all aspects of the anesthetic management of these patients based on the most recent evidence. The critical care section describes basic critical care management as it relates to liver surgical patients and addresses specific postoperative issues relevant for liver resection and liver transplant patients. The book combines practical guidance to the perioperative management with extensive background and clinical evidence to allow the reader gain an in-depth understanding of this complex and fascinating topic.
Contents
Part I. Physiology, Pathophysiology and Pharmacology of Liver Disease -- 1. Physiology and Anatomy of the Liver -- 2. Acute hepatic failure -- 3. Drug Metabolism in Liver Failure -- 4. Evaluation of Liver Disease -- Part II. Anesthesiology for Liver Transplantation -- 5. History of Liver Transplantation -- 6. Recipient and Donor Selection and Transplant Logistics: The European Perspective -- 7. Recipient and Donor Selection and Transplant Logistics: The US Perspective -- 8. Surgical Techniques in Liver Transplantation -- 9. Intraoperative Monitoring -- 10. Practice Patterns of Liver Transplant Anesthesiology -- 11. Caval Cross-clamping, Piggyback & Veno-venous Bypass -- 12. Liver Transplantation: Hemodynamic Changes, Cardiac Output Monitoring and Inotropic Support -- 13. Coagulopathy: Pathophysiology, Evaluation, and Treatment -- 14. Physiology, Prevention, and Treatment of Blood Loss During Liver Transplantation -- 15. The Marginal Liver Donor and Organ Preservation Strategies -- 16. Pediatric Liver Transplantation -- 17. Combined Solid Organ Transplantation Involving the Liver -- 18. Liver Transplantation for the Patient with High MELD -- 19. Perioperative Considerations for Transplantation in Acute Liver Failure -- 20. Renal Failure -- 21. The Patient With Severe Co-Morbidities: Cardiac Disease -- 22. Pulmonary Complications of Liver Disease -- 23. Liver Transplantation: The Patient with Severe Co-morbidities, CNS Disease, and Increased Intracranial Pressure -- Part III. Anesthesiology for Liver Surgery -- 24. Hepatobiliary Surgery: Indications, Evaluation, and Outcomes -- 25. Liver Resection Surgery: Anesthetic Management, Monitoring, Fluids and Electrolytes -- 26. Anesthetic Aspects of Living Donor Hepatectomy -- 27. Complications of Liver Surgery -- 28. The Patient with Liver Disease for Non-Hepatic Surgery -- Part IV. Critical Care Medicine for Liver Transplantation -- 29. Routine Postoperative Care After Liver Transplantation -- 30. Immunosuppression -- 31. Acute Kidney Injury after Liver Transplantation -- 32. Early Graft Failure -- 33. Sepsis and Infection -- 34. Respiratory Failure and ARDS -- 35. Pain Management in Liver Transplantation -- Part V. Critical Care Medicine for Liver Surgery -- 36. Post Operative Care Of Living Donor for Liver Transplant -- 37. Liver Surgery: Early Complications–Liver Failure, Bile Leak and Sepsis.
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