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Brief Interventions for Psychosis : A Clinical Compendium

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Basant Pradhan, Narsimha Pinninti, Shanaya Rathod, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2016.
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This book offers a clinical guide that brings together a broad range of brief interventions and their applications in treating psychosis. It describes two core approaches that can narrow the current, substantial gap between the need for psychotherapeutic interventions for all individuals suffering from psychosis, and the limited mental health resources available. The first approach involves utilizing the standard therapeutic modalities in the context of routine clinical interactions after adapt…
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Pradhan, Basant
Pinninti, Narsimha
Rathod, Shanaya
Responsibility
Basant Pradhan, Narsimha Pinninti, Shanaya Rathod, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xviii, 221 p. : 9 illus., 7 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319305219
9783319305196 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Psychotherapy - methods
Psychotherapy, Brief
Psychotic Disorders - therapy
Abstract
This book offers a clinical guide that brings together a broad range of brief interventions and their applications in treating psychosis. It describes two core approaches that can narrow the current, substantial gap between the need for psychotherapeutic interventions for all individuals suffering from psychosis, and the limited mental health resources available. The first approach involves utilizing the standard therapeutic modalities in the context of routine clinical interactions after adapting them into brief and effective formats. To that end, the book brings in experts on various psychotherapeutic modalities, who discuss how their particular modality could be adapted to more effectively fit into the existing system of care delivery. The second approach, addressed in detail, is to extend the availability of these brief interventions by utilizing the circle of providers as well as the social circle of the clients so that these interventions can be provided in a coordinated and complementary manner by psychiatrists, psychologists, clinical social workers, case managers, peer support specialists and other providers on the one hand, and by family members, friends, social and religious institutions on the other.
Contents
Brief Interventions for Psychosis: Overview and Future Directions -- Integrated Pathways of Care for Psychosis: An Overview -- Brief Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Psychosis -- AVATAR Therapy for Rrefractory Auditory Hallucinations -- Yoga and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy for Psychosis (Y- MBCTp): A Pilot Study on its Efficacy as Brief Therapy -- Brief Treatment of Psychosis from a Developmentally Informed Psychoanalytic Perspective -- Application of Motivational Interviewing in Working with Psychotic Disorders -- Brief Family nterventions in Psychosis: A Collaborative, Resource-Oriented Approach to Working with Families and Wider Support Networks -- Recovery Related Brief Interventions for Psychosis -- Employment support for people with psychosis -- Cultural Factors in the Treatment of Psychosis -- Brief Intervention Models in Psychosis for Developing Countries (Asia & Africa) -- Policy Implications in Psychosis.
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Brief cognitive-behavioral therapy for suicide prevention

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Craig J. Bryan, M. David Rudd. --New York, NY: The Guilford Press , c2018.
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An innovative treatment approach with a strong empirical evidence base, brief cognitive-behavioral therapy for suicide prevention (BCBT) is presented in step-by-step detail in this authoritative manual. Leading treatment developers show how to establish a strong collaborative relationship with a suicidal patient, assess risk, and immediately work to establish safety.
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Bryan, Craig J.
Responsibility
Craig J. Bryan, M. David Rudd
Alternate Title
Brief cognitive-behavioural therapy for suicide prevention
Brief CBT for suicide prevention
BCBT for suicide prevention
Cognitive-behavioral therapy for suicide prevention
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
The Guilford Press
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource, 294 p.
ISBN
9781462536672
Subjects (MeSH)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Psychotherapy, Brief
Suicide - prevention and control
Specialty
Psychotherapy
Abstract
An innovative treatment approach with a strong empirical evidence base, brief cognitive-behavioral therapy for suicide prevention (BCBT) is presented in step-by-step detail in this authoritative manual. Leading treatment developers show how to establish a strong collaborative relationship with a suicidal patient, assess risk, and immediately work to establish safety.
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The art and science of brief psychotherapies : an illustrated guide

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Dewan, Mantosh J. (2nd ed.) --Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Pub , c2012.
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Dewan, Mantosh J
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Steenbarger, Brett N
Greenberg, Roger P
Edition
2nd ed.
Place of Publication
Washington, DC
Publisher
American Psychiatric Pub
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
350 p.
Series Title
Core competencies in psychotherapy
ISBN
9781585623969
Subjects (MeSH)
Psychotherapy, Brief - methods
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Animal-assisted brief therapy : a solution-focused approach

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Teri Pichot. (2nd ed.) --New York, NY: Routledge , c2012.
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"This book provides a comprehensive look at AAA/T and is perfect for therapists struggling to find new and effective ways to work with clients; therapists trying to utilize this approach in their practice; administrators and clinical supervisors wanting to implement AAA/T at their agency; educators; and students".
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Pichot, Teri
Responsibility
Teri Pichot
Edition
2nd ed.
Alternate Title
Animal assisted brief therapy
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Routledge
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxiv, 288 p.)
ISBN
9781136825033
Subjects (MeSH)
Animal Assisted Therapy - methods
Psychotherapy, Brief - methods
Bonding, Human-Pet
Mental Disorders - therapy
Pets
Abstract
"This book provides a comprehensive look at AAA/T and is perfect for therapists struggling to find new and effective ways to work with clients; therapists trying to utilize this approach in their practice; administrators and clinical supervisors wanting to implement AAA/T at their agency; educators; and students".
Contents
Basics of animal-assisted activities/therapy (AAA/T) -- Solution-focused basics -- What every therapist needs to know about dogs before partnering with one in AAA/T -- How to create a successful AAA/T program for your setting -- Using AAA in solution-focused treatment settings -- Using a therapy dog in solution-focused therapy treatment sessions -- Applying AAA/T to special populations -- Using animal-assisted activities with employees and agencies -- Gift of the imperfect dog -- Unexpected lessons learned.
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Solution focused brief therapy : 100 key points and techniques

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Harvey Ratner, Evan George, and Chris Iveson. --London, UK: Taylor and Francis , c2012.
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Solution Focused Brief Therapy: 100 Key Points and Techniques provides a concise and jargon-free guide to the thinking and practice of this exciting approach, which enables people to make changes in their lives quickly and effectively. It covers:The history and background to solution focused practice, The philosophical underpinnings of the approach, Techniques and practices, Specific applications to work with children and adolescents, (including schools-based work) families, and adults, How to…
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Ratner, Harvey
Other Authors
George, Evan
Iveson, Chris
Responsibility
Harvey Ratner, Evan George, and Chris Iveson
Alternate Title
one hundred key points and techniques
Place of Publication
London, UK
Publisher
Taylor and Francis
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource, 273 p.
Series Title
100 key points
ISBN
9781136299612
Subjects (MeSH)
Mental Health Services
Professional-Patient Relations
Psychotherapy, Brief - methods
Abstract
Solution Focused Brief Therapy: 100 Key Points and Techniques provides a concise and jargon-free guide to the thinking and practice of this exciting approach, which enables people to make changes in their lives quickly and effectively. It covers:The history and background to solution focused practice, The philosophical underpinnings of the approach, Techniques and practices, Specific applications to work with children and adolescents, (including schools-based work) families, and adults, How to deal with difficult situations, Organisational applications including supervision and coaching.
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Part 1 BACKGROUND; 1 What is Solution Focused Brief Therapy?; 2 The origins of Solution Focused Brief Therapy (1): Milton Erickson; 3 Origins (2): family therapy and the Brief Therapy Center at the Mental Research Institute in Palo Alto; 4 Origins (3): the Brief Family Therapy Center in Milwaukee and the birth of a new approach; 5 The Brief Family Therapy Center: the first phase; 6 The Brief Family Therapy Center: the second phase; 7 Solution Focused Brief Therapy today; 8 Philosophical underpinnings: constructivism -- 9 Philosophical underpinnings: Wittgenstein, language, and social constructionism10 Assumptions in Solution Focused Brief Therapy; 11 The client-therapist relationship; 12 The evidence that Solution Focused Brief Therapy works; 13 How brief is brief'?; 14 Summary: the structure of solution focused sessions; Part 2 FEATURES OF SOLUTION FOCUSED INTERVIEWING; 15 Ideas about therapeutic conversation; 16 Choosing the next question; 17 Acknowledgement and possibility; 18 Compliments; 19 Deciding who to meet with; Part 3 GETTING STARTED; 20 Problem-free talk; 21 Identifying resources -- 22 Listening with a constructive ear: what the client can do, not what they cannot do23 Constructive histories; 24 Pre-meeting change; Part 4 ESTABLISHING A CONTRACT; 25 Finding out the client's best hopes from the work; 26 The 'contract': a joint project; 27 The difference between outcome and process; 28 The 'Great Instead'; 29 When the client's hope is beyond the therapist's remit; 30 When the client has been sent; 31 Building a contract with young people; 32 When the client says 'don't know'; 33 When the client's hopes appear to be unrealistic; 34 What if there is a situation of risk? -- 35 When the practitioner is a gatekeeper to a resource36 What if we fail to develop a joint project?; Part 5 THE CLIENT'S PREFERRED FUTURE; 37 Preferred futures: the 'Tomorrow Question'; 38 Distant futures; 39 The qualities of well-described preferred futures: the client's perspective; 40 The qualities of well-described preferred futures: other person perspectives; 41 Broadening and detailing; Part 6 WHEN HAS IT ALREADY HAPPENED? INSTANCES OF SUCCESS; 42 Exceptions; 43 Instances of the future already happening; 44 Lists; 45 No instances, no exceptions -- Part 7 MEASURING PROGRESS: USING SCALE QUESTIONS 46 Scale questions: the evaluation of progress; 47 Designating the '0' on the scale; 48 Different scales; 49 Successes in the past; 50 What is good enough?; 51 Moving up the scale; 52 Signs or steps; 53 What if the client says they are at '0'?; 54 When the client's rating seems unrealistic; Part 8 COPING QUESTIONS: WHEN TIMES ARE TOUGH; 55 Handling difficult situations, including bereavement; 56 Stopping things from getting worse; Part 9 ENDING SESSIONS; 57 Thinking pause; 58 Acknowledgement and appreciation; 59 Making suggestions.
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Therapy skills for healthcare : an introduction to brief psychological techniques

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Caroline Forrest ; illustrations by Caroline Firenza. --Keswick, UK: M & K Update , 2011.
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Forrest, Caroline
Responsibility
Caroline Forrest ; illustrations by Caroline Firenza
Place of Publication
Keswick, UK
Publisher
M & K Update
Date of Publication
2011
Physical Description
1 online resource (x, 76 p.)
ISBN
9781907830587
Subjects (MeSH)
Counseling - methods
Mental Disorders - therapy
Patient-Centered Care - methods
Psychological Techniques
Contents
Cover -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- About the Author -- Foreword -- Chapter 1 Introductory Comments -- Chapter 2 Building Rapport -- Chapter 3 Gathering Information -- Chapter 4 Formulating Goals -- Chapter 5 Understanding Depression -- Chapter 6 Managing Anxiety -- Chapter 7 Promoting Behaviour Change -- Chapter 8 Concluding Comments -- References.
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Hope in action : solution-focused conversations about suicide

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Fiske, Heather. --Hoboken, NJ: Taylor and Francis , 2012.
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Respectful and effective solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT) for suicidal clients Few tasks are more important--and daunting--than to help someone who is suicidal to go beyond the darkness of hopelessness to the light of hope. Hope in Action: Solution-Focused Conversations About Suicide is a unique resource providing fresh approaches to treating individuals and families where suicide is an issue. This comprehensive book provides a thorough grounding in using a solution-focused therapy approac…
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Fiske, Heather
Place of Publication
Hoboken, NJ
Publisher
Taylor and Francis
Date of Publication
2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (369 p.)
ISBN
9781136915642
Subjects (MeSH)
Suicide - prevention & control
Psychotherapy, Brief
Subjects (LCSH)
Suicidal behavior -- Prevention
Suicide -- Prevention
Solution-focused brief therapy
Abstract
Respectful and effective solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT) for suicidal clients Few tasks are more important--and daunting--than to help someone who is suicidal to go beyond the darkness of hopelessness to the light of hope. Hope in Action: Solution-Focused Conversations About Suicide is a unique resource providing fresh approaches to treating individuals and families where suicide is an issue. This comprehensive book provides a thorough grounding in using a solution-focused therapy approach to elicit and reinforce hope and reasons for living. Strategies are demonstrated with stories, case v.
Contents
Introduction: How to Use This Book -- PART I: FOUNDATIONS -- Chapter 1. What Works? Building on What We Know to Develop Practice Principles; UTILIZE WHAT THE CLIENT BRINGS; FOCUS ON REASONS FOR LIVING; MAKE EVERY ENCOUNTER THERAPEUTIC; CONTAIN CRISIS; HELP THE CLIENT SET CONSTRUCTIVE GOALS; TAP INTO HOPE; BE MINDFUL; WATCH YOUR LANGUAGE!; WORK WITH SYSTEMS; COLLABORATE WITH CLIENTS; COLLABORATE WITH COLLEAGUES; EVALUATE EFFECTIVENESS; DO WHAT YOU CAN DO -- Chapter 2. Putting Principles into Practice: Asking Useful Questions; BEGINNINGS; BALANCING ACKNOWLEDGMENT AND POSSIBILITY; EXPANDING POSSIBILITIES FOR CHANGE; A BETTER FUTURE: THE MIRACLE QUESTION ("YOU ASK THEM WHAT?"); GOALS; "MAKING NUMBERS TALK"; COMPLIMENTS; MESSAGES: THERAPIST-TO-CLIENT FEEDBACK; SAFETY PLANNING; EVALUATIONS: CLIENT-TO-THERAPIST FEEDBACK; CONTINUING: A FOCUS ON PROGRESS AND CHANGE; TERMINATION; PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER: THOUGHTS ON "FLOW"; EXAMPLES OF POSSIBLE QUESTION SEQUENCES; CONCLUSION: VOICE OF EXPERIENCE -- PART II: APPLICATIONS -- Chapter 3. Three Conversations About Dying and Living; TALKING WITH GEORGE; TALKING WITH LAURA; TALKING WITH MARCO -- Chapter 4. Solution-Focused Approaches to Crisis; CRISIS INTERVENTION AT FIRST CONTACT; CRISIS INTERVENTION IN THE CONTEXT OF ONGOING RELATIONSHIP; CONCLUSION -- Chapter 5. Befriending the Black Dog: Solutions for Depression; HELPFUL APPROACHES; FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQS); CONCLUSION -- Chapter 6. Chronic Attempts at Solution: Working with People Who Have Made Repeated Suicide Attempts; THE TEACHER; RESPECTING WHAT WORKS I: WATCHING MY LANGUAGE -- RESPECTING WHAT WORKS II: CLIENT VIEWS AND RESOURCESRESPECTING WHAT WORKS III: THERAPIST CONTRIBUTIONS; WHEN SUICIDAL CRISES OCCUR IN THE COURSE OF TREATMENT; NOTES ON THE R-WORD; NOTES ON DEALING WITH SELF-MUTILATION; THE TEACHER REVISITED -- Chapter 7. Even the Children: Preventing Suicide Among Young People; HELPING YOUNG CHILDREN WITH SUICIDAL THOUGHTS AND ACTIONS; ADDITIONAL SAFETY ISSUES; MAKING OUR METHODS CHILD-FRIENDLY -- Chapter 8. Hope and Energy: Preventing Adolescent Suicide; SUSAN'S MIRACLE; WORKING WITH "ANGRY YOUNG MEN"; WHEN THE ANSWER IS "I DON'T KNOW" -- RELATIONSHIPS AND RELATIONSHIP QUESTIONS -- Chapter 9. Teamwork with Natural Systems I: Collaborating with Clients' Parents and Peers; PARENTS HELPING/HELPING PARENTS; FRIENDS; OTHER APPROACHES TO TEAM-BUILDING -- Chapter 10. Teamwork with Natural Systems II: Family and Couple Therapy; SUICIDE PREVENTION IN FAMILIES; SUICIDE PREVENTION WITH COUPLES -- Chapter 11. Teamwork with Unnatural Systems: Collaborating with Our Colleagues; ALL MY RELATIONS; THE CHALLENGE OF COLLABORATION; MEETING THE CHALLENGE; BORROWING A FRAMEWORK; APPLYING THE FRAMEWORK: QUESTIONS AND EXAMPLES; CONCLUSION
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Short-Term Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

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Alan Eppel. --Cham: Springer , c2018.
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This book is an easy-to-use guide to short-term psychodynamic psychotherapy for early career practitioners and students of mental health. Written by an expert psychiatric educator, this book is meticulously designed to emphasize clarity and succinctness to facilitate quality training and practice. Developed in a reader-friendly voice, the text begins by introducing the theoretical underpinnings of psychodynamic psychotherapy. Topics include the principles of attachment theory, the dual system t…
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Eppel, Alan
Responsibility
Alan Eppel
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xviii, 211 p.) : 29 illus., 27 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319749952
9783319749945 (print ed.)
9783319749969 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Psychotherapy, Brief - methods
Psychotherapy, Psychodynamic - methods
Specialty
Psychotherapy
Abstract
This book is an easy-to-use guide to short-term psychodynamic psychotherapy for early career practitioners and students of mental health. Written by an expert psychiatric educator, this book is meticulously designed to emphasize clarity and succinctness to facilitate quality training and practice. Developed in a reader-friendly voice, the text begins by introducing the theoretical underpinnings of psychodynamic psychotherapy. Topics include the principles of attachment theory, the dual system theory of emotion processing, decision theory, choice point analysis and a critical review of the research literature. The book then shifts its focus to a description in a manualized format of the objectives and tasks of each phase of therapy within the framework of the engagement, emotion-processing and termination phases. The book concludes with a chapter on psychodynamically informed clinical practice for non-psychotherapists. Short-Term Psychodynamic Psychotherapy is the ultimate tool for the education of students, residents, trainees, and fellows in psychiatry, psychology, counseling, social work, and all other clinical mental health professions.
Contents
The Emergence of Short-Term Psychodynamic Psychotherapy -- The Application of Attachment Theory to Short-Term Psychodynamic Psychotherapy -- Understanding and Recognizing Emotion -- A Critical Review of Psychotherapy Research -- Updating the Language of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy -- Choice Point Analysis and Action Altrnatives -- A Manual for Short-Term Psychodynamic Psychotherapy -- Supervision: Applying Action Alternatives -- Psychodynamically Informed Clinical Practice For Non-Psychotherapists.
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Addressing Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Primary Care

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Richard Saitz, editor. --New York, NY: Springer , c2013.
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While there is a wealth of published information on addiction medicine, the psychological aspects of alcohol abuse, and behavioral medicine with regard to addiction, virtually none of the existing resources were written with the primary care provider in mind. Addressing Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Primary Care is a handy reference for primary care clinicians who are confronted by patients with these problems daily, and who wish to successfully address these issues in their practice. Focusing on th…
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Saitz, Richard
Responsibility
Richard Saitz, editor
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 253 p. : 10 illus.)
ISBN
9781461447795
9781461447788 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Alcoholism - psychology
Alcoholism - therapy
Primary Health Care
Abstract
While there is a wealth of published information on addiction medicine, the psychological aspects of alcohol abuse, and behavioral medicine with regard to addiction, virtually none of the existing resources were written with the primary care provider in mind. Addressing Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Primary Care is a handy reference for primary care clinicians who are confronted by patients with these problems daily, and who wish to successfully address these issues in their practice. Focusing on the literature and science relevant to practicing providers, this book covers the range of interventions appropriate for this setting. Topics include assessment, brief counseling interventions, pharmacotherapy, referrals to both specialty care and Alcoholics Anonymous (and other self-help programs), psychiatric comorbidity and other drug use, and other information specific to the needs of the primary care clinician. The vast majority of people with health risks and consequences related to alcohol use receive little to no attention from healthcare, despite the fact that alcohol is a leading cause of early preventable death. This book is a guide to identifying and addressing unhealthy alcohol use in hopes of improving the lives of patients.
Contents
1. Unhealthy Alcohol Use: What is it? What Can and Should We be Doing About it in Primary Care Settings? -- 2. Screening for Unhealthy Alcohol Use -- 3. Assessment of Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Primary Care -- 4. Brief Intervention for Unhealthy Alcohol Use -- 5. Alcohol Pharmacotherapies -- 6. Making Effective Referrals to Specialty Care -- 7. Making Effective Referrals to Alcoholics Anonymous and Other 12-step Programs -- 8. Management of Patients with Alcohol Dependence in Recovery: Options for Maintenance and Anticipating and Managing Relapse in Primary Care -- 9. Managing Pain in the Context of Unhealthy Alcohol Use -- 10. Medical Consequences of Unhealthy Alcohol -- 11. Psychiatric Comorbidity -- 12. Other Drug Use -- 13. To Drink or Not to Drink? “Moderate” Alcohol Consumption in a Clinical Context -- 14. Electronic and Other Self-Help Materials for Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Primary Care -- 15. Screening and Brief Intervention Practice Systems and Implementation -- 16. Confidentiality -- 17. Choices for Patients and Clinicians: Ethics and Legal Issues -- 18. Hospital Management -- 19. Perioperative Management -- 20. Physicians with Unhealthy Alcohol Use -- Appendix A: Instruments for substance use assessment -- Appendix B: Useful tools and online materials.
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Neurosurgery for spasticity : a practical guide for treating children and adults

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Marc Sindou, George Georgoulis, Patrick Mertens. --Wien: Springer , c2014.
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The book is devoted to the neurosurgical management of spasticity. Starting with a chapter on the anatomical and physiological foundations of spasticity and a short history of its neurosurgical treatment, it describes the neurosurgical methods currently available. As management differs between adults and children, the book is also structured accordingly, including evaluation, decision-making, Intrathecal Baclofen Therapy (ITB), botulinum toxin therapy and surgery. Beyond ITB, the neurosurgical …
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Sindou, Marc
Other Authors
Georgoulis, George
Mertens, Patrick
Responsibility
Marc Sindou, George Georgoulis, Patrick Mertens
Place of Publication
Wien
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 266 pages)
ISBN
9783709117712 (electronic bk.)
9783709117705
Subjects (MeSH)
Adult
Muscle Spasticity - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Spasticity - Surgery
Nervous system - Surgery
Neurosurgery
Neurology
Abstract
The book is devoted to the neurosurgical management of spasticity. Starting with a chapter on the anatomical and physiological foundations of spasticity and a short history of its neurosurgical treatment, it describes the neurosurgical methods currently available. As management differs between adults and children, the book is also structured accordingly, including evaluation, decision-making, Intrathecal Baclofen Therapy (ITB), botulinum toxin therapy and surgery. Beyond ITB, the neurosurgical options covered include procedures focusing on the peripheral nerves, dorsal roots, dorsal root entry.
Contents
Introduction -- Part I. General Information -- History of Neurosurgical Treatment for Spasticity -- Anatomical and Physiological Bases of Motricity Applied to the Study of Spasticity -- Part II. Adults -- Evaluation of Spasticity in Adults -- Decision-Making for Treatment of Adults with Disabling Spasticity -- Intrathecal Baclofen Therapy -- Botulinum Toxin Injections for Spasticity -- Peripheral Neurotomies -- Surgery in Dorsal Root Entry Zone -- Part III. Children -- Spasticity in Cerebral Palsy -- Assessment of Spasticity in Pediatric Patients -- Decision-Making for Treatment of Children with Disabling Spasticity -- Dorsal Rhizotomies for Children with Cerebral Palsy -- Part IV. Complementary Treatments and Brief on Decision-Making for Neurosurgery -- Orthopedic Surgery for Correction of Spastic Disorders -- Management of Hyperactive Bladder -- Brief on Decision-Making for Neurosurgery of Adults and Children -- Appendix.
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Pharmaceutical Competitive Intelligence for the Regulatory Affairs Professional

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Raymond A. Huml. --New York, NY: Springer , c2012.
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This Brief defines competitive intelligence (CI) as a tool for making investment decisions within the pharmaceutical industry.It provides an overview of processes that the regulatory affairs professional must take into account when evaluating data impacting product-based risk evaluations. These apply particularly to evaluations that focus on outputs such as regulatory approval, or the commercial impact of product labeling on the sales forecast over a limited timeframe. The Brief also provides a…
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Huml, Raymond A
Responsibility
Raymond A. Huml
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (xv, 82 p. : 4 ill., 3 ill. in color)
Series Title
SpringerBriefs in pharmaceutical science & drug development
ISBN
9781461436829
Subjects (MeSH)
Drug Approval - United States
Drug Industry - legislation & jurisprudence - United States
Economic Competition
Pharmacovigilance
Subjects (LCSH)
Pharmaceutical technology
Abstract
This Brief defines competitive intelligence (CI) as a tool for making investment decisions within the pharmaceutical industry.It provides an overview of processes that the regulatory affairs professional must take into account when evaluating data impacting product-based risk evaluations. These apply particularly to evaluations that focus on outputs such as regulatory approval, or the commercial impact of product labeling on the sales forecast over a limited timeframe. The Brief also provides an overview of intellectual property assessment that can impact a product's lifespan on the market due to patent protection itself (or loss of patent protection) or via regulatory exclusivity. Case examples are discussed to illustrate the importance of keeping up with the ever-changing regulations, and how to interpret them in the context of CI. In addition, there is a section on virtual data rooms (VDRs) which currently function as the cornerstone of due diligence investigations. While aimed primarily at regulatory affairs professionals in the United States, this publication provides a useful adjunct for other pharmaceutical executives, especially those new to product-based investments, and regulatory affairs professionals in other regions.
Contents
Introduction to Competitive Intelligence -- Overall Perspective of Due Diligence Investigations and Processes -- The Regulatory Functional Review: Primary Roles -- The On-Site Due Diligence/Data Room Meeting and Interactions with other Functional Area Experts -- Intellectual Property -- The Final Report -- Competitive Intelligence Summary.
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Recent advances in pediatric medicine : volume 1 - synopsis of current general pediatrics practice

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editor Seckin Ulualp. --Sharjah, UAE: Bentham Science Publisher , c2016.
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This textbook provides a brief review of pediatric medicine practice. This book covers the diseases and disorders commonly seen in routine practice. The chapters cover pediatric disorders such as obesity, gastroesophageal reflux, asthma, bronchiolitis, pneumonia, allergy, sinusitis, diabetes, thyroid disorder, epistaxis, otitis media, hearing loss, laryngomalacia, obstructive sleep apnea, central sleep apnea, laryngomalacia, stridor, tonsillitis, haemophilia, autism, and anxiety.
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Ulualp, Seckin
Responsibility
editor Seckin Ulualp
Alternate Title
Recent advances in paediatric medicine
Vol. 1 - synopsis of current general paediatrics practice
Synopsis of general pediatric practice
ynopsis of general paediatric practice
Place of Publication
Sharjah, UAE
Publisher
Bentham Science Publisher
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource
ISBN
9781681085203 (e-book)
Subjects (MeSH)
Pediatrics
Abstract
This textbook provides a brief review of pediatric medicine practice. This book covers the diseases and disorders commonly seen in routine practice. The chapters cover pediatric disorders such as obesity, gastroesophageal reflux, asthma, bronchiolitis, pneumonia, allergy, sinusitis, diabetes, thyroid disorder, epistaxis, otitis media, hearing loss, laryngomalacia, obstructive sleep apnea, central sleep apnea, laryngomalacia, stridor, tonsillitis, haemophilia, autism, and anxiety.
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Common Eye Diseases and their Management

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Nicholas R. Galloway, Winfried M. K. Amoaku, Peter H. Galloway, Andrew C Browning. (4th ed.) --Cham: Springer , c2016.
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Since the last edition of this book, there have been a number of advances in the fields of glaucoma, corneal disease, medical retina and genetics. This new edition discusses these developments while also providing an introduction to the specialty of clinical ophthalmology for medical students, trainee ophthalmologists, optometrists, general practitioners, and anyone with a special interest in the subject. Each chapter contains a brief introduction and an outline of the anatomy of the eye and or…
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Galloway, Nicholas R
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Amoaku, Winfried M. K
Galloway, Peter H
Browning, Andrew C
Responsibility
Nicholas R. Galloway, Winfried M. K. Amoaku, Peter H. Galloway, Andrew C Browning
Edition
4th ed.
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xx, 270 p. : 143 illus., 80 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319328690
9783319328676 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Eye Diseases - therapy
Abstract
Since the last edition of this book, there have been a number of advances in the fields of glaucoma, corneal disease, medical retina and genetics. This new edition discusses these developments while also providing an introduction to the specialty of clinical ophthalmology for medical students, trainee ophthalmologists, optometrists, general practitioners, and anyone with a special interest in the subject. Each chapter contains a brief introduction and an outline of the anatomy of the eye and orbit, and utilises an "answering problems" format. Emphasis is placed on the efficacy of modern treatments in ophthalmology and brief historical information is provided where needed. Most chapters remain in the original format of keeping a dialogue to maintain interest rather than a purely didactic approach with bullet points. References are deliberately kept to a minimum and the chapters end with a concise summary to assist the reader with remembering the key points for each topic.
Contents
Part I. Introducing the Eye -- The Scope of Ophthalmology -- Basic Anatomy and Physiology of the Eye -- Examination of the Eye -- Part II. Primary Eye Care Problems -- Long Sight, Short Sight -- Common Disease of the Eyelids -- Common Diseases of the Conjunctiva and Cornea -- The Red Eye -- Failing Vision -- Headache -- Contact Lenses -- Part III. Problems of the Eye Surgeon -- Cataract -- Glaucoma -- Retinal Detachment -- Squint -- Tumours of the Eye and Adnexae -- Ocular Trauma -- Part IV. Problems of the Medical Ophthalmologist -- Testing Visual Acuity -- The Inflamed Eye -- The Ageing Eye -- The Child's Eye -- Systemic Disease and the Eye -- Neuro-ophthalmology -- Genetics and the Eye -- Drugs and the Eye -- Part V. Visual Handicap -- Blindness -- Further Reading.
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Repair of blocked tear duct

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0176
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This surgery makes a new path so tears can drain directly into your nose. A plastic tube may be put in during surgery and taken out 6 weeks to 12 months later, depending on your eye surgeon. A brief description of getting ready for surgery, during surgery, and care after is listed. Symptoms that need medical attention are noted. The French version of this pamphlet 2097, "Intervention pour débloquer les canaux lacrymaux", is also available.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures
Subjects (LCSH)
Eye--Surgery
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Abstract
This surgery makes a new path so tears can drain directly into your nose. A plastic tube may be put in during surgery and taken out 6 weeks to 12 months later, depending on your eye surgeon. A brief description of getting ready for surgery, during surgery, and care after is listed. Symptoms that need medical attention are noted. The French version of this pamphlet 2097, "Intervention pour débloquer les canaux lacrymaux", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
0176
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Peer Review, Peer Education, and Modeling in the Practice of Clinical Ethics Consultation : The Zadeh Project

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Stuart G. Finder, Mark J. Bliton, editors. --Cham: SpringerOpen , c2018.
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This open access book about the Zadeh Project demonstrates and explores a core question in clinical ethics: how can ethics consultants be accountable in the face of a robust plurality of ethical standpoints, especially those that underwrite practices and methods for doing ethics consultation as well as those viewpoints and values encountered in daily clinical ethics practice? Underscoring this question is the recognition that the field of clinical ethics consultation has arrived at a crucial po…
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Finder, Stuart G.
Bliton, Mark J.
Responsibility
Stuart G. Finder, Mark J. Bliton, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
SpringerOpen
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 228 p.) : 2 illus.
ISBN
9783319909554
9783319909530 (Print ed.)
9783319909547 (Print ed.)
9783030081409 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Ethics, Clinical
Ethics Consultation
Ethics Committees, Clinical
Peer Review, Health Care
Specialty
Ethics
Abstract
This open access book about the Zadeh Project demonstrates and explores a core question in clinical ethics: how can ethics consultants be accountable in the face of a robust plurality of ethical standpoints, especially those that underwrite practices and methods for doing ethics consultation as well as those viewpoints and values encountered in daily clinical ethics practice? Underscoring this question is the recognition that the field of clinical ethics consultation has arrived at a crucial point in its maturation. Many efforts are underway to more formally “professionalize” the field, with most aimed toward stabilizing a specific set of institutional considerations. Stretched between these institutional and practical initiatives resides a crucial set of of ethical considerations, chief among them the meaning and scope of responsibility for clinical ethics consultants. Developed around a long-form case scenario, the Zadeh Project provides a multi-layered series of “peer-reviews”: critique of the actions of the case scenario’s ethics consultant; reflection on clinical ethics method; examination of the many ways that commitments to method and practice can, and do, intersect, overlap, and alter one another. The design and format of this book thus models a key element for clinical ethics practice: the need and ability to provide careful and thoughtful explanation of core moral considerations that emerge among diverse standpoints. Specifically designed for those studying to become and those who are ethics consultants, this book, with its innovative and multi-layered approach, allows readers to share a peer-review-like experience that shows accountability to be what it is, an ethical, not merely procedural or administrative, undertaking.
Contents
INTRODUCTION -- The Zadeh Project – A Frame for Understanding the Generative Ideas, Formation, and Design -- PART ONE. A CLINICAL ETHICS CONSULTATION NARRATIVE -- The Zadeh Scenario -- PART TWO. CRITICAL RESPONSE TO THE ZADEH SCENARIO -- Brief Summary of the Essays in Part Two -- Critical Self-Reflection as Moral Practice: A Collaborative Meditation on Peer Review in Ethics Consultation -- Telling About Engagement Is Not Enough: Seeking the “Ethics” of Ethics Consultation in Clinical Ethics Case Reports -- Ethics Consultation for Mrs. Hamadani – A Focus on Process -- Ethics Consultation, Professional Praxis, and What it Means to Be a “Consultant" -- This May, or May Not, Be an Ethics Consultation -- PART THREE. REFLECTIONS ON METHOD IN RESPONSE TO THE ZADEH SCENARIO AND PART TWO -- Brief Summary of the Essays in Part Three -- Not Principlism nor Casuistry, Not Narrative Ethics nor Clinical Pragmatism: A Case for Proceduralism -- (Meta-) Methodological Lessons for Ethics Consultation -- Narrative and Method in Ethics Consultation -- Standardizing the Case Narrative -- PART FOUR. CRITICAL INQUIRY INTO PARTS ONE, TWO, AND THREE (ON THE WAY TOWARDS PEER REVIEW) -- Brief Summary of the Essays in Part Four -- Evaluating Clinical Ethics Support: On What Grounds Do We Make Judgments About Reports of Ethics Consultation? -- Doing Well or Doing Good in Ethics Consultation -- Peer Review and Beyond: Towards a Dialogical Approach of Quality in Ethics Support -- PART FIVE. REFLECTIVE SUMMARY AND RESPONSE -- Peer Review and Responsibility in/as/for/to Practice.
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The neuro-ophthalmology survival guide

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Anthony Pane, Neil R Miller, Michael Burdon. (2nd ed.) --Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier , c2018.
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This book is a practical, symptom-based, ‘how-to’ guide to neuro-ophthalmology and acquired strabismus for all trainee and practising ophthalmologists and optometrists. Each chapter focusses on a specific clinical symptom and includes an introduction to the clinical assessment of a symptom; an examination checklist; a management flowchart to be followed; clinical diagnostic criteria checklists; and further information on the diseases that can cause the symptom with a brief discussion of approp…
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Pane, Anthony
Other Authors
Miller, Neil R
Burdon, Michael
Responsibility
Anthony Pane, Neil R Miller, Michael Burdon
Edition
2nd ed.
Alternate Title
Neuro-ophthalmology survival guide
Neuro ophthalmology survival guide
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Elsevier
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource, 392 p.
ISBN
9780702072673
Subjects (MeSH)
Eye Diseases - etiology
Nervous System Diseases - complications
Specialty
Neurology
Ophthalmology
Abstract
This book is a practical, symptom-based, ‘how-to’ guide to neuro-ophthalmology and acquired strabismus for all trainee and practising ophthalmologists and optometrists. Each chapter focusses on a specific clinical symptom and includes an introduction to the clinical assessment of a symptom; an examination checklist; a management flowchart to be followed; clinical diagnostic criteria checklists; and further information on the diseases that can cause the symptom with a brief discussion of appropriate management.
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A Dictionary of Neurological Signs

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A.J. Larner. (Fourth edition) --Cham: Springer , c2016.
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This updated and expanded Fourth Edition is an alphabetical listing of commonly presenting neurological signs designed to guide the physician toward the correct clinical diagnosis. The dictionary is focused, problem-based and concise. The structured entries in this practical, clinical resource provide summaries of a wide range of neurological signs. Each entry includes: a definition of the sign; a brief account of the clinical technique required to elicit the sign; a description of the other si…
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Larner, A.J
Responsibility
A.J. Larner
Edition
Fourth edition
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xli, 347 p.)
ISBN
9783319298214
9783319298191 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Neurological Manifestations
Abstract
This updated and expanded Fourth Edition is an alphabetical listing of commonly presenting neurological signs designed to guide the physician toward the correct clinical diagnosis. The dictionary is focused, problem-based and concise. The structured entries in this practical, clinical resource provide summaries of a wide range of neurological signs. Each entry includes: a definition of the sign; a brief account of the clinical technique required to elicit the sign; a description of the other signs which may accompany the index sign; an explanation of pathophysiological and/or pharmacological background; differential diagnosis; brief treatment details; and where known, the neuroanatomical basis of the sign. A Dictionary of Neurological Signs, Fourth Edition, is an indispensable reference for all students, trainees, and clinicians who care for patients with neurological disorders, and could also be used in preparation for exams, since each entry is a snapshot of a specific disorder or disease.
Contents
A: Abadie's Sign to Autotopagnosia -- B: Babinski's Sign to "Butt-First Manoeuvre" -- C: Cacogeusia to Czarnecki's Sign -- D: Dalrymple's Sign to Dystypia -- E: Ear Click to Eyelid Apraxia -- F: "Face-hand Test" to Funnel Vision -- G: Gag Reflex to Gynaecomastia -- H: Habit Spasm to Hypotropia -- I: Ice Pack Test to Itch -- J: Jacksonian March to Junctional Scotoma, Junctional Scotoma of Traquair -- K: Kayser-Fleischer Rings to Kyphoscoliosis -- L: Lagophthalmos to Luria Test -- M: Macrographia to Myotonia -- N: Narcolepsy, Narcoleptic Syndrome to Nystagmus -- O: Obscurations to Overflow -- P: Pagophagia to Pyramidal Signs, Pyramidal Syndrome, Pyramidal Weakness -- Q: Quadrantanopia to Quadrupedalism -- R: Rabbit Syndrome to Rubral Tremor -- S: Saccades to Synkinesia, Synkinesis -- T: "Table Top" Sign to Two-Point Discrimination -- U: Uhthoff's Phenomenon to Utilization Behaviour -- V: Valsalva Manoeuvre to Vulpian's Sign -- W: Waddling Gait to Wry Neck -- X: Xanthopsia to Xerophthalmia, Xerostomia -- Y: Yawning to Yo-yo-ing -- Z: Zeitraffer Phenomenon to Zoom Effect.
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e-Book
Publication Type
Dictionary
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Atlas of Lung Pathology

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Chen Zhang, Jeffrey L. Myers, editors. --New York, NY: Springer , c2018.
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This book provides pathologists-in-training as well as experienced practitioners an easy-to-use practical diagnostic guide for lesions involving the lung and pleura. It also serves as a reliable resource for clinicians interested in the histopathologic features that define the entities that afflict their patients. This text covers a breadth of common problems likely to cross your microscope but without a level of detail likely to satisfy a desire for deep knowledge of their biology. The fourtee…
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Zhang, Chen
Myers, Jeffrey L.
Responsibility
Chen Zhang, Jeffrey L. Myers, editors
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (lxxi, 284 p.) : 488 illus., 481 illus. in color
Series Title
Atlas of anatomic pathology
ISBN
9781493986897
9781493986873 (print ed.)
9781493986880 (print ed.)
ISSN
2625-3372
Subjects (MeSH)
Lung Diseases - pathology
Specialty
Pulmonary Medicine
Abstract
This book provides pathologists-in-training as well as experienced practitioners an easy-to-use practical diagnostic guide for lesions involving the lung and pleura. It also serves as a reliable resource for clinicians interested in the histopathologic features that define the entities that afflict their patients. This text covers a breadth of common problems likely to cross your microscope but without a level of detail likely to satisfy a desire for deep knowledge of their biology. The fourteen chapters begin with a brief overview of normal histology before moving on to incidental findings, followed by non-neoplastic and finally neoplastic diseases. Individual diseases include a brief introduction followed by gross photographs for selected entities and multiple photomicrographs at different magnifications with detailed legends describing the findings. The introductory narratives are intentionally concise, including only essential clinical and radiological information and key pathologic features. The emphasis in this book is on the histologic diagnosis of diseases using routinely stained slides as the foundation with a focus on high-quality hematoxylin-eosin stained sections. Gross illustrations are included for those entities in which gross examination may play an important role in diagnosis. Illustrations of immunohistochemical stains are limited to those that are diagnostically relevant and/or necessary for certain tumor categories. The Atlas of Lung Pathology provides a useful resource for pathologists and practitioners at every level of experience in evaluating lung and pleural diseases likely to be encountered in any busy pathology practice.
Contents
Normal Structures and Common Artifacts -- Incidental Findings and Lesions of Limited Clinical Significance -- Pediatric Disorders -- Infectious Diseases -- Diseases of Cartilaginous and Noncartilaginous Airways -- Diffuse Nongranulomatous Lung Disorders -- Noninfectious Diffuse Granulomatous Lung Diseases -- Transplant-Related Disorders -- Pneumoconiosis -- Pulmonary Vascular Diseases -- Pulmonary Lymphoproliferative Diseases -- Benign Lung Neoplasms -- Lung Carcinoma -- Malignant Nonepithelial Lung and Pleural Neoplasms.
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e-Book
Publication Type
Atlas
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Endoscopic Atlas of Pediatric Otolaryngology

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Jeffrey Cheng, John P. Bent, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2016.
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This volume is an invaluable reference for the practicing pediatric otolaryngologist, including pediatric otolaryngology fellows and residents. Organized into primary chapters covering the topics of otology, rhinology, and laryngology/bronchoesophagology, each image is accompanied by a short description and brief overview/review of the pathology. While not meant to be all-encompassing of pediatric otolaryngology pathology encountered in practice, Atlas of Endoscopic Pediatric Otolaryngology is …
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Cheng, Jeffrey
Bent, John P
Responsibility
Jeffrey Cheng, John P. Bent, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 63 p. : 125 illus., 122 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319294711
9783319294698 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Endoscopy
Otorhinolaryngologic Surgical Procedures
Pediatrics
Abstract
This volume is an invaluable reference for the practicing pediatric otolaryngologist, including pediatric otolaryngology fellows and residents. Organized into primary chapters covering the topics of otology, rhinology, and laryngology/bronchoesophagology, each image is accompanied by a short description and brief overview/review of the pathology. While not meant to be all-encompassing of pediatric otolaryngology pathology encountered in practice, Atlas of Endoscopic Pediatric Otolaryngology is an essential tool for office and training programs to help educate the patient and family.
Contents
External and Middle Ear -- Nasal Cavity and Nasopharynx -- Oral Cavity and Oropharynx -- Airway and Aerodigestive Tract.
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e-Book
Publication Type
Atlas
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Handbook of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis

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Richard Warren, Alan Menter, editors. (1st ed.) --Cham: Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Adis , c2016.
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This concise handbook looks at psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis as separate but often related conditions, focusing on a background around the indications, such as disease overview and epidemiology; going on to look at the etiology and immunopathogenesis of each indication; looking at the clinical presentation and diagnosis; before focusing on the current and emerging treatment options, including a brief section on the issues of quality of life and comorbidities associated with these indication…
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Warren, Richard
Menter, Alan
Responsibility
Richard Warren, Alan Menter, editors
Edition
1st ed.
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Adis
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 116 p. : 10 illus., 7 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319182278
9783319182261 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Arthritis, Psoriatic
Psoriasis
Abstract
This concise handbook looks at psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis as separate but often related conditions, focusing on a background around the indications, such as disease overview and epidemiology; going on to look at the etiology and immunopathogenesis of each indication; looking at the clinical presentation and diagnosis; before focusing on the current and emerging treatment options, including a brief section on the issues of quality of life and comorbidities associated with these indications.
Contents
Introduction -- Pathogenesis of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis -- Clinical presentation of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis -- Diagnosis and evaluation of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis -- Treatment of psoriasis -- Treatment of psoriatic arthritis -- Quality of life in psoriasis.
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e-Book
Publication Type
Handbook
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