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Contrast Media : Safety Issues and ESUR Guidelines

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H.S. Thomsen (ed.). Springer , 2006.
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In 1994 the European Society of Urogenital Radiology (ESUR) set up a committee to consider the safety of the contrast media used for diagnostic imaging. Since then, the committee has questioned members, reviewed the literature, proposed guidelines, and discussed these proposals with participants at the annual symposia on urogenital radiology. This book represents the end result of this work. Each topic has been updated by individual members of the committee. The many different safety issues rel…
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European Society of Urogenital Radiology
Thomsen, Henrik S
Responsibility
H.S. Thomsen (ed.)
Place of Publication
Berlin, Heidelberg
Publisher
Springer
Date Published
2006
Physical Description
1 online resource (x, 167 p. : 2 illus.)
Series
Medical Radiology. Diagnostic Imaging
Series Title
Medical radiology (Series)
ISBN
9783540204480 (print ed.)
9783540277422
ISSN
0942-5373
Subjects (MeSH)
Contrast media
Safety Management - standards
Other Subjects
; Medicine & Public Health
Cardiology
Diagnostic Radiology
Imaging / Radiology
Nephrology
Pharmacy
Abstract
In 1994 the European Society of Urogenital Radiology (ESUR) set up a committee to consider the safety of the contrast media used for diagnostic imaging. Since then, the committee has questioned members, reviewed the literature, proposed guidelines, and discussed these proposals with participants at the annual symposia on urogenital radiology. This book represents the end result of this work. Each topic has been updated by individual members of the committee. The many different safety issues relating to the diverse contrast media: iodinated contrast media, barium contrast media, MR contrast media (both gadolinium-based extracellular and organ-specific) and ultrasound contrast media are comprehensively covered. The text includes chapters on the prevention and treatment of both acute and delayed non-renal adverse reactions as well as renal adverse reactions. Finally the official ESUR guidelines agreed upon by the whole committee are included. The book offers an invaluable, unique and unparalleled resource for safety issues related to contrast media.
Contents
Classification and Terminology -- Off-Label Use: Legal Aspects -- Section I. General Adverse Reactions -- Prevention of Acute Reactions -- Management of Acute Adverse Reactions to Contrast Media -- Late Adverse Reactions to Intravascular Iodinated Contrast Media -- Section II. Renal Adverse Effects -- Reducing the Risk of Contrast Medium Induced Nephropathy -- Dialysis and Contrast Media -- Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes and Contrast Media -- Section III. Other Adverse Effects -- Iodinated and Gadolinium Contrast Media During Pregnancy and Lactation -- Effects on the Blood and Endothelium -- Effect of Iodinated Contrast Media on Thyroid Function -- Pulmonary Effects of Radiographic Contrast Media -- Phaeochromocytoma -- Contrast Media: Interactions with Other Drugs and Clinical Tests -- Contrast Medium Extravasation Injury -- Section IV. MR Contrast Media -- Non-tissue Specific Extracellular MR Contrast Media -- Gadolinium Contrast Media for Radiographic Examinations -- Safety of MR Liver Specific Contrast Media -- Section V. Ultrasonographic Contrast Media -- Safety Issues -- Section VI. Barium Preparations -- Safety Issues -- Appendix. ESUR Guidelines on Contrast Media prepared by the Contrast Media Safety Committee of the European Society of Urogenital Radiology.
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Individualized Medicine : Ethical, Economical and Historical Perspectives

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Tobias Fischer, Martin Langanke, Paul Marschall, Susanne Michl, editors. Springer , 2015.
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In 2009 the University Medicine Greifswald launched the "Greifswald Approach to Individualized Medicine" (GANI_MED) to implement biomarker-based individualized diagnostic and therapeutic strategies in clinical settings. Individualized Medicine (IM) has led not only to controversies about its potentials, but also about its societal, ethical and health economic implications. This anthology focusses on these areas and includes--next to clinical examples illustrating how the integrated analysis of …
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Fischer, Tobias
Langanke, Martin
Marschall, Paul
Michl, Susanne
Responsibility
Tobias Fischer, Martin Langanke, Paul Marschall, Susanne Michl, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date Published
2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvi, 323 p., 24 illus., 18 illus. in color)
Series Vol.
v. 7
Series Title
Advances in predictive, preventive and personalised medicine
ISBN
9783319117188 (print ed.)
9783319117195
ISSN
2211-3495
Subjects (MeSH)
Precision Medicine
Other Subjects
; Biomedicine
Biomedicine general
Business and Management, general
Ethics
History, general
Theory of Medicine/Bioethics
Abstract
In 2009 the University Medicine Greifswald launched the "Greifswald Approach to Individualized Medicine" (GANI_MED) to implement biomarker-based individualized diagnostic and therapeutic strategies in clinical settings. Individualized Medicine (IM) has led not only to controversies about its potentials, but also about its societal, ethical and health economic implications. This anthology focusses on these areas and includes--next to clinical examples illustrating how the integrated analysis of biomarkers leads to significant improvement of therapeutic outcomes for a subgroup of patients--chapters about the definition, history and epistemology of IM. Additionally there is a focus on conceptual philosophical questions as well as challenges for applied research ethics (informed consent process, the IT-based consent management and the handling of incidental findings). Finally it pays attention to health economic aspects. The possibilities of IM to initiate a paradigm shift in the German health care provision are investigated. Furthermore, it is asked whether the G-DRG system is ready for the implementation of such approaches into clinical routine.
Contents
1. Introduction -- Part I. Definition and Concept of Individualized Medicine -- 2. The Meaning of “Individualized Medicine”: A Terminological Adjustment of a Perplexing Term -- 3. Individualized Medicine Within the GANI_MED Project -- Part II. Perspectives of Socio-Cultural and Historical Studies 4. Inventing Traditions, Raising Expectations. Recent Debates on “Personalized Medicine" -- 5. The Epistemics of “Personalized Medicine”. Rebranding Pharmacogenetics -- Part III. Medical Perspectives -- 6. Use of Biomarkers for the Prediction of Treatment Response: Immunoadsorption in Dilated Cardiomyopathy as a Clinical Example -- 7. The Role of Pharmacogenomics in Individualized Medicine -- Part IV. Concept-Based Ethical Questions -- 8. On a Philosophy of Individualized Medicine: Conceptual and Ethical Questions -- 9. The Concept of Disease in the Era of Prediction -- Part V. Applied Research Ethics -- 10. Informed Consent in GANI_MED—A Sectional Design for Clinical Epidemiological Studies Within Individualized Medicine -- 11. Ethics Meets IT: Aspects and Elements of Computer-based Informed Consent Processing -- 12. Handling Incidental Findings from Imaging Within IM Related Research—Results from an Empirical-Ethical Study -- Part VI. Health Economic Assessment of Individualized Medicine -- 13 Individualized Medicine: From Potential to Macro-Innovation -- 14. Assessing Individualized Medicine—The Example of Immunoadsorption -- 15. How Individualized is Medicine Today? -- 16. Conclusions and Recommendations.
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Surgical Oncology Manual

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Frances C. Wright, Jaime Escallon, Moises Cukier, Melanie E. Tsang, Usmaan Hameed, editors. (2nd ed.) Springer , 2016.
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In 2011, the General Surgical Oncology Fellowship Program at the University of Toronto sought to develop a practical approach to common oncology problems faced by general surgeons in a collaboration between current and previous fellows, as well as staff at the University of Toronto, including experts from Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Odette Cancer Centre (at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre), Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto General Hospital, St. Michael's Hospital, and St. Joseph's Hospital.…
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Cukier, Moises
Escallon, Jaime
Hameed, Usmaan
Tsang, Melanie E
Wright, Frances C
Responsibility
Frances C. Wright, Jaime Escallon, Moises Cukier, Melanie E. Tsang, Usmaan Hameed, editors
Edition
2nd ed.
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date Published
2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xv, 341 p., 4 illus., 2 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319262741 (print ed.)
9783319262765
Subjects (MeSH)
Neoplasms - surgery
Other Subjects
; Medicine & Public Health
General Surgery
Surgical Oncology
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Originally published by the Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Canada, March 25, 2013.
Abstract
In 2011, the General Surgical Oncology Fellowship Program at the University of Toronto sought to develop a practical approach to common oncology problems faced by general surgeons in a collaboration between current and previous fellows, as well as staff at the University of Toronto, including experts from Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Odette Cancer Centre (at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre), Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto General Hospital, St. Michael's Hospital, and St. Joseph's Hospital. This effort culminated in the publication of the Surgical Oncology Manual in March, 2012. The first edition received excellent feedback on its utility from both trainees and practicing surgeons alike. With the ever-changing landscape of surgical oncology, this edition is updated with new evidence and topics in the field, providing a succinct review of surgical oncology with a summary of key evidence in the work-up, treatment, and follow-up for each cancer site as well as a section of "Pearls", derived from the wide breadth of experience, skills, and abilities of the contributors. A clear, concise format has proven invaluable to the intended audience: surgical oncology fellows, practicing general surgeons, general surgery residents, and medical students.
Contents
1. Tumours of the Adrenal Gland -- 2. Ampullary Cancer -- 3. Anal Cancer -- 4. Breast Cancer -- 5. Cholangiocarcinoma -- 6. Colon Cancer -- 7. Colorectal Liver Metastases -- 8. Gallbladder Cancer -- 9. Desmoid Fibromatosis and Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans -- 10. Gastric Adenocarcinoma -- 11. Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumours -- 12. Hepatocellular Carcinoma -- 13. Melanoma -- 14. Merkel Cell Carcinoma -- 15. Multidisciplinary Cancer Conferences -- 16. Neuroendocrine Tumours (GastroEnteroPancreatic) -- 17. Non-melanoma Skin Cancer -- 18. Palliative Surgical Care -- 19. Adenocarcinoma of the Pancreas -- 20. Peritoneal Surface Malignancies -- 21. Rectal Cancer -- 22. Retroperitoneal and Extremity Soft Tissue Sarcomas -- 23. Thyroid Cancer.
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Making the DSM-5 : Concepts and Controversies

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Joel Paris, James Phillips, editors. Springer , 2013.
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In 2013, the American Psychiatric Association published the 5th edition of its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5). Often referred to as the "bible" of psychiatry, the manual only classifies mental disorders and does not explain them or guide their treatment. While science should be the basis of any diagnostic system, to date, there is no knowledge on whether most conditions listed in the manual are true diseases. Moreover, in DSM-5 the overall definition of mental dis…
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Paris, Joel
Phillips, James
Responsibility
Joel Paris, James Phillips, editors
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date Published
2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (ix, 180 p. : ill.)
ISBN
9781461465034 (print ed.)
9781461465041
Subjects (MeSH)
Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders. 5th ed.
Mental Disorders - classification
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; Medicine & Public Health
Behavioral Therapy
Psychiatry
Psychopharmacology
Abstract
In 2013, the American Psychiatric Association published the 5th edition of its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5). Often referred to as the "bible" of psychiatry, the manual only classifies mental disorders and does not explain them or guide their treatment. While science should be the basis of any diagnostic system, to date, there is no knowledge on whether most conditions listed in the manual are true diseases. Moreover, in DSM-5 the overall definition of mental disorder is weak, failing to distinguish psychopathology from normality. In spite of all the progress that has been made in neuroscience over the last few decades, the psychiatric community is no closer to understanding the etiology and pathogenesis of mental disorders than it was fifty years ago. In Making the DSM-5, prominent experts delve into the debate about psychiatric nosology and examine the conceptual and pragmatic issues underlying the new manual. While retracing the historic controversy over DSM, considering the political context and economic impact of the manual, and focusing on what was revised or left unchanged in the new edition, this timely volume addresses the main concerns of the future of psychiatry and questions whether the DSM legacy can truly improve the specialty and advance its goals.
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Part I. Historical/Ideological Perspectives -- The History of DSM -- Considering the Economy of DSM Alternatives -- The Ideology behind DSM-5 -- Part II. Ideological and Conceptual Perspectives -- The Biopolitics of Defining "Mental Disorder" -- Establishing Normative Validity for Scientific Psychiatric Nosology: The Significance of Integrating Patient Perspectives -- The Paradox of Professional Success: Grand Ambition, Furious Resistance, and the Derailment of the DSM-5 Revision -- Part III. Conceptual Perspectives -- DSM in Philosophyland: Curiouser and Curiouser -- Overdiagnosis, Underdiagnosis, Synthesis: A Dialectic for Psychiatry and the DSM -- What does Phenomenology Contribute to the Debate about DSM-5 -- The Conceptual Status of DSM-5 Diagnoses -- Conclusion.
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A Case-Based Guide to Clinical Endocrinology

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Terry F. Davies, editor. (Second edition) Springer , 2015.
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In A Case-Based Guide to Clinical Endocrinology, Second Edition, a renowned group of distinguished clinicians once again provides stimulating instruction and insights into a wide variety of endocrine topics, teaching readers modern management of the conditions described andáoffering targeted entry into the literature. Importantly, many of the important elements in the current curriculum for clinical endocrine training as recommended by the Association of Program Directors in Clinical Endocrinol…
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Davies, Terry F
Responsibility
Terry F. Davies, editor
Edition
Second edition
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date Published
2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvii, 453 p., 31 illus., 18 illus. in color)
ISBN
9781493920587 (print ed.)
9781493920594
Subjects (MeSH)
Endocrine System - pathology
Endocrine System Diseases
Other Subjects
; Medicine & Public Health
Diabetes
Endocrinology
General Practice / Family Medicine
Abstract
In A Case-Based Guide to Clinical Endocrinology, Second Edition, a renowned group of distinguished clinicians once again provides stimulating instruction and insights into a wide variety of endocrine topics, teaching readers modern management of the conditions described andáoffering targeted entry into the literature. Importantly, many of the important elements in the current curriculum for clinical endocrine training as recommended by the Association of Program Directors in Clinical Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism are covered in this text. Thoroughly updated, this new edition not only covers new treatment approaches but also emphasizes the latest investigative advances in both imaging and molecular diagnostics. To reinforce learning and retention of knowledge, a question-based approach is used in many of the case studies. Students, residents, fellows, and practitioners will find this reference to be an efficient way to review their understanding and increase their skills and abilities in patient investigation and management. An invaluable contribution to the field, A Case-Based Guide to Clinical Endocrinology, Second Edition, offers the same comprehensive volume of thought-provoking case-studies that made the first edition of significant importance to all clinicians who treat patients with endocrine disorders.
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Part I. Pituitary -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Acromegaly, Awareness Is Paramount for Early Diagnosis: Highlights of Diagnosis and Treatment Challenges -- 3 A Nontraumatic Hip Fracture in a Young Woman: Cushing’s Disease—Consequences of a Late Diagnosis and Treatment Highlights -- 4 Idiopathic Granulomatous Hypophysitis Masquerading as a Pituitary Adenoma: Are There Reliable Diagnostic Criteria? -- Part II. Thyroid Overactivity -- 5 Introduction -- 6 TSH-Secreting Pituitary Adenoma -- 7 Struma Ovarii -- 8 Exogenous Thyrotoxicosis -- Part III. Thyroid Underactivity -- 9 Introduction -- 10 Central Hypothyroidism -- 11 Treatment of Hypothyroidism: Utility of Adding T3 (Liothyronine) -- 12 Hypothyroidism in Pregnancy -- 13 Hypothyroid Myopathy and Thelogen Effluvium -- Part IV. Thyroid Cancer -- 14 Introduction -- 15 Approach to the Patient with an Incidentally Discovered Thyroid Nodule -- 16 Papillary Thyroid Cancer -- 17 Metastatic Papillary Thyroid Cancer -- 18 Management of Metastatic Medullary Thyroid Cancer -- 19 Thyroid Cancer and Bone Metastases -- Part V. Adrenal -- 20 Introduction -- 21 Primary Aldosteronism -- 22 Adrenal Incidentaloma and Subclinical Hypercortisolism -- 23 A Case of Pheochromocytoma -- Part VI. Hyperparathyroidism -- 24 Introduction -- 25 Complex Primary Hyperparathyroidism -- 26 Differential Diagnosis of Hypocalcemia - 27 Management of Hypoparathyroidism -- 28 Osteomalacia and Primary Hyperparathyroidism -- Part VII. Metabolic Bone Diseases -- 29 Introduction -- 30 Multiple Risk Factors for Osteoporosis and Fracture -- 31 Delayed Diagnosis of Osteoporosis -- 32 Misdiagnosis of Atypical Femur Fractures -- Part VIII. Endocrine Disorders of Men -- 33 Introduction -- 34 Congenital Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism -- 35 Klinefelter Syndrome -- 36 Low Testosterone and the Metabolic Syndrome -- Part IX. Pregnancy -- 37 Introduction -- 38 Getting Pregnant with PCOS -- 39 Thyrotoxicosis in Pregnancy -- 40 Gestational Diabetes -- Part X. Diabetes -- 41 Introduction: Type-2 Diabetes -- 42 Evaluation and Management of the Newly Diagnosed Patient with Type-2 Diabetes -- 43 Transition to Insulin in Patients with Type-2 Diabetes -- 44 Inpatient Management of Type 2 Diabetes -- Part XI. Lipid Abnormalities -- 45 Introduction -- 46 LDL-Apheresis Therapy for Refractory Familial Hypercholesterolemia -- 47 Familial Type III Hyperlipoproteinemia (Familial Dysbetalipoproteinemia) -- 48 Severe Hypertriglyceridemia -- Part XII. Obesity -- 49 Introduction -- 50 Metabolic Syndrome Case -- 51 The Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) -- 52 Bariatric Surgery.
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Handbook of Practical Immunohistochemistry : Frequently Asked Questions

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Fan Lin, Jeffrey Prichard, editors. (2nd ed.) Springer , 2015.
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In a conceptually current, quick-reference, Question & Answer format, the second edition of Handbook of Practical Immunohistochemistry: Frequently Asked Questions continues to provide a comprehensive and yet concise state-of-the-art overview of the major issues specific to the field of immunohistochemistry. With links to the authors Immunohistochemical Laboratory website, this volume creates a current and up-to-date information system on immunohistochemistry. This includes access to tissue micr…
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Lin, Fan
Prichard, Jeffrey
Responsibility
Fan Lin, Jeffrey Prichard, editors
Edition
2nd ed.
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date Published
2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xv, 764 p., 465 illus., 461 illus. in color)
ISBN
9781493915774 (print ed.)
9781493915781
Subjects (MeSH)
Immunohistochemistry - methods
Other Subjects
Medicine & Public Health
Pathology
Abstract
In a conceptually current, quick-reference, Question & Answer format, the second edition of Handbook of Practical Immunohistochemistry: Frequently Asked Questions continues to provide a comprehensive and yet concise state-of-the-art overview of the major issues specific to the field of immunohistochemistry. With links to the authors Immunohistochemical Laboratory website, this volume creates a current and up-to-date information system on immunohistochemistry. This includes access to tissue microarrays (TMA) of over 10,000 tumors and normal tissue to validate common diagnostic panels and provide the best reproducible data for diagnostic purposes. Fully revised and updated from the first edition, the new features of the second edition include over 200 additional questions or revised questions with an IHC panel to answer each question; over 250 new color photos and illustrations; over 20 new useful biomarkers; hundreds of new references; several new chapters to cover phosphoproteins, rabbit monoclonal antibodies, multiplex IHC stains, overview of predictive biomarkers, and integration of IHC into molecular pathology; many new coauthors who are international experts in a related field; many updated IHC panels using Geisinger IHC data collected from over 10,000 tumors and normal tissues; and updated appendices containing detailed antibody information for both manual and automated staining procedures. Comprehensive yet practical and concise, the Handbook of Practical Immunohistochemistry: Frequently Asked Questions, Second Edition will be of great value for surgical pathologists, pathology residents and fellows, cytopathologists, and cytotechnologists.
Contents
Immunohistochemistry Quality Management and Regulation -- Standardization of Diagnostic Immunohistochemistry -- Automated Immunohistochemistry Overview -- Geisinger Immunohistochemical Antibodies and Staining Protocols -- Immunohistochemistry: A Dako Perspective -- Immunohistochemistry: Ventana Perspective -- Rabbit Monoclonal Antibodies -- Immunohistochemical Detection of Phosphoproteins and Cancer Pathways -- Overview of Predictive Biomarkers and Integration of IHC into Molecular Pathology -- Tissue Microarray -- Unknown Primary/Undifferentiated Neoplasm -- Exfoliative Cytology and Effusions -- Breast -- Predictive Biomarkers in Breast Cancer: ER, PR and Her-2/neu -- Central Nerve System -- Thyroid, Parathyroid and Adrenal Glands -- Salivary Glands and Head and Neck -- Pleuropulmonary and Mediastinal Neoplasms -- Uterus -- Ovary -- Prostate Gland -- Urinary Bladder and Urachus -- Kidney -- Testis and Paratesticular Tissues -- Pancreas and Ampulla -- Liver, Bile Ducts and Gallbladder -- Upper Gastrointestinal Tract -- Lower Gastrointestinal Tract -- Soft Tissue and Bone Tumors -- Lymph Node -- Bone Marrow -- Infectious Diseases -- Skin -- Application of Direct Immunofluorescence for Skin and Mucosal Biopsies: A Practical Review -- Application of Fluorescent in Situ Hybridization (FISH) in Surgical and Cytologic Specimens (Solid Tumors, Hematopoietic Tumors, Urine, Bile Duct Brushing and Bronchoscopy).
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Negotiating public health in a globalized world : global health diplomacy in action

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David Fairman ... [et al.]. Springer , c2012.
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In a new era of global health diplomacy, the most important tool for decision-making is negotiation. Globalization is binding countries, issues and people together as never before. In the domain of public health, traditional international concerns like the spread of infectious diseases have been joined by new concerns and challenges in managing the health impacts of trade and intellectual property rights, and by new opportunities to create effective global public health agreements and programs.…
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Fairman, David
Responsibility
David Fairman ... [et al.]
Place of Publication
Dordrecht
Publisher
Springer
Date Published
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 186 p. : 11 ill.)
Series Title
SpringerBriefs in public health
ISBN
9789400727809
Subjects (MeSH)
Global Health
Health policy
International cooperation
Negotiating - methods
Subjects (LCSH)
Public Health
Abstract
In a new era of global health diplomacy, the most important tool for decision-making is negotiation. Globalization is binding countries, issues and people together as never before. In the domain of public health, traditional international concerns like the spread of infectious diseases have been joined by new concerns and challenges in managing the health impacts of trade and intellectual property rights, and by new opportunities to create effective global public health agreements and programs. To address the major health crises of today and to prevent or mitigate them in the future, countries must seek collective agreement and action within and across their borders. However, the world of international negotiation is not the world in which health decision-makers reside or are most comfortable. The goal of this guide is to provide health policy-makers with practical information and negotiation tools, to help them create better international health agreements and programs.This is the best book I know to help health professionals develop the negotiation skills necessary to meet the challenges of global health diplomacy. It is filled with wise advice and invaluable tools for success." Professor Jeswald W. Salacuse, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.
Contents
1. Introduction -- PART I. A FRAMEWORK FOR ENHANCING LEVERAGE IN NEGOTIATIONS -- 2. Issue Framing: Making Your Concerns a Global Priority -- 3. Managing the Negotiation Process -- 4. Coalition-Building and Process Strategies -- 5. Meeting Implementation Challenges -- 6. Building Institutional Capacity for Effective Negotiation -- PART II. CASE STUDIES -- 7. Case I — Analyzing a Complex Multilateral Negotiation: The TRIPS Public Health Declaration -- 8. Case II — Negotiating Access to HIV/AIDS Medicines: A Study of the Strategies Adopted by Brazil -- 9. 9 Case III — Keeping Your Head Above Water in Climate Change Negotiations: Lessons from Island Nations -- 10. Conclusion: Putting it all together -- Appendix 1: Key Concepts and Framework in Global Public Health Negotiations -- Appendix 2: Tools for Preparing and Conducting Negotiations -- References -- Index.
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Essentials of Pharmacology for Anesthesia, Pain Medicine, and Critical Care

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Alan David Kaye, Adam M. Kaye, Richard D. Urman, editors. Springer , 2015.
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In anesthesiology, pain medicine, and critical care, practitioners at all levels need help to stay current with the continually evolving drug knowledge-base, and trainees need tools to prepare for in-training and board exams that increasingly test their knowledge of pharmacology. This practical book is aimed at both readerships. It features a unique and practical chapter on the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) "black box" warnings that describe what safety precautions should be …
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Kaye, Adam M
Kaye, Alan David
Urman, Richard D
Responsibility
Alan David Kaye, Adam M. Kaye, Richard D. Urman, editors
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date Published
2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxii, 904 p., 221 illus., 36 illus. in color)
ISBN
9781461489474 (print ed.)
9781461489481
Subjects (MeSH)
Analgesics - pharmacology
Anesthetics - pharmacology
Critical Care
Pain - drug therapy
Pharmacology
Other Subjects
; Medicine & Public Health
Anesthesiology
Intensive / Critical Care Medicine
Pain Medicine
Abstract
In anesthesiology, pain medicine, and critical care, practitioners at all levels need help to stay current with the continually evolving drug knowledge-base, and trainees need tools to prepare for in-training and board exams that increasingly test their knowledge of pharmacology. This practical book is aimed at both readerships. It features a unique and practical chapter on the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) "black box" warnings that describe what safety precautions should be taken with commonly used drugs. The editors and contributors are pharmacology experts representing a cross-section of clinical specialties and institutions in the United States and include pharmacologists, pharmacists, as well as physicians.
Contents
Part I. Basic Pharmacologic Principles -- 1. Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Anesthetics -- 2. A Review of Mechanisms of Inhalational Anesthetic Agents -- 3. Pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and physical properties of Inhalational agents -- 4. Principles of Total Intravenous Anesthesia -- 5. Perioperative Considerations in Pharmacology -- Part II. Drug Classes -- 6. Anesthetic Induction Agents -- 7. Analgesics: Opiate agonists, mixed agonist/antagonists and antagonists for acute pain management -- 8. Analgesics: Opioids for chronic pain management and surgical considerations -- 9. Nonopioid Analgesic and Adjunct Drugs -- 10. Benzodiazepines and muscle relaxants -- 11. Pharmacology of Local Anesthetics -- 12. Neuromuscular Blockers -- 13. Reversal agents -- 14. Drugs acting on the autonomic nervous system -- 15. Antihypertensives, diuretics and antidysrhythmics -- 16. Peripheral vasodilators -- 17. Nitric oxide and Pulmonary Vasodilators -- 18. Asthma and COPD agents -- 19. Hormones, Part 1: Thyroid and Corticosteroid Hormones -- 20. Hormones, Part 2: Insulin and Other glucose controlling Medications -- 21. Antacids, Gastrointestinal Prokinetics, And Proton Pump Inhibitors -- 22. Histamine modulators -- 23. Central Nervous System Stimulants -- 24. Anticoagulant drugs -- 25. Hemostatic Agents -- 26. Blood, Blood Products, and Substitutes -- 27. Antipyretics: Acetaminophen, Arachidonic Acid Agents, Cox1 And Cox2 Inhibitors -- 28. Antiemetic Agents -- 29. Antiepileptics agents -- 30. Neuropharmacologic agents for neurologic conditions -- 31. Chemotherapeutic Agents -- 32. Antimicrobial Agents -- 33. Herbals medications and vitamin supplements -- 34. Minerals and electrolytes -- 35. Disinfection agents and antiseptics -- 36. Psychopharmacologic agents and psychiatric drug considerations -- 37. Cocaine, Methamphetamine, MDMA and Heroin -- Part III. Clinical Subspecialties -- 38. Cardiac surgery -- 39. The Intensive Care Unit -- 40. Enteral and parenteral nutrition -- 41. Obstetrics -- 42. Pediatrics -- 43. Neurologic Surgery -- 44. Liver disease and liver transplantation -- Part IV. Special Topics -- 45. Black Box FDA warnings and legal implications -- 46. Drug-Induced QT Prolongation -- 47. Drugs and Cancer Propagation -- 48. Lipid Lowering Agents -- 49. Serotonin Syndrome -- Part V. New Vistas in Pharmacology -- 50. Novel Psychoactive Substances: synthetic cathinones and cannabinoid receptor agonists -- 51. New Vistas in Anesthetics, IV Induction Agents -- 52. New Vistas In Neuromuscular Blockers -- 53. Patient-Controlled Analgesia: The Importance of Effector Site Pharmacokinetics -- 54. Understanding anesthesia-induced memory loss -- 55. Novel Targets of Current Analgesic Drug Development.
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[In ARABIC] The Personal Health Information Act

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IWK Health Centre. IWK , 2013.
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In Arabic. Confidentiality pamphlet. -- At the IWK, we are committed to protecting the privacy of your personal health information. We collect, use and disclose the personal health information you entrust to us for a number of purposes, which are summarized in this pamphlet.
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Strategy and Organizational Performance
Corporate Author
IWK Health Centre (Halifax, N.S.)
Responsibility
IWK Health Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK
Date Published
2013
Physical Description
pamphlet
Pamphlet Number
PL-0807-AR
Language
Arabic
Abstract
In Arabic. Confidentiality pamphlet. -- At the IWK, we are committed to protecting the privacy of your personal health information. We collect, use and disclose the personal health information you entrust to us for a number of purposes, which are summarized in this pamphlet.
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IWK Program. Centre-wide
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[in Arabic] What's in Mom's suitcase? : packing list for when you have a baby at the IWK Health Centre

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IWK Health Centre. IWK , 2015.
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In Arabic: list of articles for expectant women and fathers-to-be to bring with them to the IWK
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Birth pre admission clinic
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IWK Health Centre (Halifax, N.S.)
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IWK Health Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK
Date Published
2015
Physical Description
1 sheet
Pamphlet Number
PL-0341-AR
Subjects (Other)
Childbirth
Hospitals
Language
Arabic
Abstract
In Arabic: list of articles for expectant women and fathers-to-be to bring with them to the IWK
Program
IWK Program. Women's & Newborn Health
Format
Pamphlet
Location
Online

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