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Becoming a consummate clinician : what every student, house officer, and hospital practitioner needs to know

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Ary L. Goldberger, Zachary D. Goldberger. --Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley-Blackwell , c2012.
Call Number
WB 102 G618b 2012
Location
Dickson Building
"The Consummate Clinician offers hospital-based physicians an organizing framework for coping with daily challenges both in patient care and in teaching. The book describes in a highly formatted, easily accessible way exactly how physicians and physicians-in-training can think critically and act decisively in this age of medical information overload. Special emphasis is on (1) error avoidance and reduction - a topic that has long been championed by hospitalists, (2) efficient practice manageme…
Call Number
WB 102 G618b 2012
Author
Goldberger, Ary L
Other Authors
Goldberger, Zachary D
Other Authors
Society for Hospital Medicine
Responsibility
Ary L. Goldberger, Zachary D. Goldberger
Place of Publication
Hoboken, N.J.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
xii, 210 p.
Series Vol.
3
Series Title
Hospital medicine, current concepts
ISBN
9781118011430
Subjects (MeSH)
Clinical Competence
Clinical Medicine
Evidence-Based Medicine
Interprofessional Relations
Medical Errors - prevention & control
Teaching Rounds - methods
Abstract
"The Consummate Clinician offers hospital-based physicians an organizing framework for coping with daily challenges both in patient care and in teaching. The book describes in a highly formatted, easily accessible way exactly how physicians and physicians-in-training can think critically and act decisively in this age of medical information overload. Special emphasis is on (1) error avoidance and reduction - a topic that has long been championed by hospitalists, (2) efficient practice management for best patient outcomes and improved cost control, (3) the use of evidence-based medicine, and (4) improving communication among and between physicians and other staff in the hospital setting. Using real-world clinical examples and scenarios, the book focuses on essential topics, many of which tend to fall between the cracks of print and electronic resources. Pearls and pitfalls of gathering, processing, and communicating medical information are presented, but more than these, this book is meant as a kind of clinical GPS--a way of helping hospital-based physicians find their clinical coordinates and keep their bearings in the face of new challenges and uncertainties. In addition to the clinical scenarios featured throughout, additional mini-cases are collected at the end of the book. The over-arching goal of this new resource is to enrich the way hospital-based physicians think about diagnosis, therapy, and prognosis, especially at the warp-speed of "ward world," which increasingly lurches between the frazzled and the frantic"--Provided by publisher.
Contents
Introduction: Surviving and Thriving in Ward World -- Part 1. Medical Musts and Must-Nots: Six Essentials of Ward World. -- 1. How (Not) to Present a Patient History -- 2. Reexamining the Physical Exam -- 3. How (Not) to Order and Present Lab Tests -- 4. Seeing is (Almost) Believing: The Importance of Reviewing Data -- 5. 'Worsts First': How to Frame a Differential Diagnosis -- 6. Clinical Queries: Asking the 3 1/2 Key Questions -- Part 2. Medical Masteries -- 7. Error Reduction Equals Motivation Times Communication to the Power of 3 -- 8. Evidence-Based Medicine: What and Where is the Evidence? -- 9. Caution! Dangerous Biomedical Semantics at Work -- 10. Some Second Opinions: Outliers, Hoofbeats, and Sutton's (Flawed) Law -- 11. A Sixfold Path: From Data to Knowledge to Understanding -- 12. What is Disease? What is Health?
Format
Book
Location
Dickson Building
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Cognitive Informatics in Health and Biomedicine : Understanding and Modeling Health Behaviors

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Vimla L. Patel, Jose F. Arocha, Jessica S. Ancker, editors. --Cham: Springer , 2017.
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As health care is moving toward a team effort with patients as partners, this book provides guidance on the optimized use of health information and supporting technologies, and how people think and make decisions that affect their health and wellbeing. It focuses on investigations of how general public understand health information, assess risky behaviors, make healthcare decisions, and how they use health information technologies. e-health technologies have opened up new horizons for promoting…
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Patel, Vimla L
Arocha, Jose F
Ancker, Jessica S
Responsibility
Vimla L. Patel, Jose F. Arocha, Jessica S. Ancker, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxiii, 383 pages) : 51 illus., 40 illus. in color
Series Title
Health informatics
ISBN
9783319517322
9783319517315 (print ed.)
ISSN
1431-1917
Subjects (MeSH)
Behavioral Medicine - methods
Health Behavior
Medical Informatics
Abstract
As health care is moving toward a team effort with patients as partners, this book provides guidance on the optimized use of health information and supporting technologies, and how people think and make decisions that affect their health and wellbeing. It focuses on investigations of how general public understand health information, assess risky behaviors, make healthcare decisions, and how they use health information technologies. e-health technologies have opened up new horizons for promoting increased self-reliance in patients. Although information technologies are now in widespread use, there is often a disparity between the scientific and technological knowledge underlying health care practices and the cultural beliefs, mental models, and cognitive representations of illness and disease. Misconceptions based on inaccurate perceptions and mental models, and flawed prior beliefs could lead to miscommunication as well as to erroneous decisions about individuals' own health or the health of their family members. Cognitive Informatics in Health and Biomedicine: Understanding and Modeling Health Behaviors presents state of the art research in cognitive informatics for assessing the impact of patient behavior. It is designed to assist all involved at the intersection of the health care institution and the patient and covers contributions from recognized researchers and leaders in the field.
Contents
Section I. Introduction to the Role of Cognitive Issues in Health Behaviors and the Design of Interventions -- 1. Cognitive Informatics and Behavior Change in Health Care Domain -- 2. Design and Implementation of Behavioral Informatics Interventions -- Section II. Understanding Public Health Beliefs -- 3. Making Sense of Health Problems: Folk Cognition and Healthcare Decisions -- 4. Toward a Framework for Understanding Embodied Health Literacy -- 5. Models of Health Beliefs in South India: Impact on Managing Childhood Nutritional Illnesses -- Section III. Cognition and Health Behaviors -- 6. Health Information Literacy as a Tool for Addressing Adolescent Behaviors, Knowledge, Skills, and Academic Trajectories -- 7. Using Behavior Measurement to Estimate Cognitive Function based on Computational Models -- 8. The Slippery Slope of Sexual Decision-Making in Young Adults: The Role of Social and Cognitive Factors -- 9. Numeracy and Older Immigrants' Health: Exploring the Role of Language -- 10. Culturally Appropriate Behavioral Change in Maternal Health: Role of Mobile and Online Technologies Over Time -- Section IV. Information Technology and Cognitive Support -- 11. Addressing Health Literacy and Numeracy Through Systems Approaches -- 12. Aging, Cognition and Technology Systems -- 13. eHealth Literacy as a Mediator of Health Behaviors -- Section V. Behavioral Measures and Interventions -- 14. From Personal Informatics to Personal Analytics: Investigating How Clinicians and Experts Reason about Personal Data Generated with Self-Monitoring in Diabetes -- 15. Leveraging Social Media for Health Promotion and Behavior Change: Methods of Analysis and Opportunities for Intervention -- 16. Game Based Behavior Change Methods in Healthcare: The Case of Obesity -- Section VI. Future Directions -- 17. Cognitive Informatics and Health Behaviors: The Road Ahead.
Format
e-Book
Location
Online
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Genital Cutting : Protecting Children from Medical, Cultural, and Religious Infringements

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George C. Denniston, Frederick M. Hodges, Marilyn Fayre Milos, editors. --Dordrecht: Springer , c2013.
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Every year, across the globe, an estimated 13.3 million boys and 2 million girls are involuntarily subjected to genital cutting. Both male and female genital cutting persist, generating a multi-billion-dollar-a-year industry that is defended by its proponents with dubious studies, manipulated statistics, and an appeal to "custom". Physicians and parents alike have been misled into believing that these mutilations are beneficial, necessary, and harmless. Today, flawed studies have allowed the pr…
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Other Authors
International Symposium on Circumcision and Human Rights (11th : 2010 : University of California-Berkeley)
Other Authors
Denniston, George C
Hodges, Frederick M
Milos, Marilyn Fayre
Responsibility
George C. Denniston, Frederick M. Hodges, Marilyn Fayre Milos, editors
Place of Publication
Dordrecht
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 337 p. : ill.)
ISBN
9789400764071
9789400764064 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Child Advocacy
Child Welfare
Circumcision, Female
Circumcision, Male
Notes
Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Circumcision, Genital Integrity, and Human Rights, 29-31 July 2010, University of California-Berkeley.
Abstract
Every year, across the globe, an estimated 13.3 million boys and 2 million girls are involuntarily subjected to genital cutting. Both male and female genital cutting persist, generating a multi-billion-dollar-a-year industry that is defended by its proponents with dubious studies, manipulated statistics, and an appeal to "custom". Physicians and parents alike have been misled into believing that these mutilations are beneficial, necessary, and harmless. Today, flawed studies have allowed the promotion of circumcision as a way of combating HIV/AIDS in Africa, an experiment that failed in the USA, where a half-million circumcised males have succumbed to AIDS. These facts notwithstanding, the public and legal outcry against these abuses is increasing. For instance, the high court in Cologne, Germany ruled in 2012 that circumcision harms the child, that the harm is irreversible, that it denies the child the right to his own body, and that circumcision denies the individual the right to choose his own religion. Thus, the issue of circumcision has expanded beyond the arena of medicine and is firmly established as a human rights and legal problem. The contributors to this volume, an international panel of experts in the fields of medicine, law, ethics, anthropology, sociology, history, religion, and politics, thoroughly examine and elucidate this violation of human rights.
Contents
Tortured Bodies, Tortured Doctrines: Informed Consent as a Legal Fiction Inapplicable to Male Circumcision -- Routine Infant Circumcision: Vital Issues Circumcision Proponents May Be Overlooking -- The Smart Penis -- The Harm of Circumcision -- Evolution of Circumcision Methods: Not "Just a Snip" -- Penile Wounding: The Spectrum of Complications of Routine Male Circumcision as Seen in a Typical American Family Medical Practice -- Male Circumcision and the Potential for Unexplained Male Adolescent Suicide in Northern Ireland -- Healing the Harms of Circumcision: A Nursing Case Study -- Ten Years of Training: Family Medicine Residents as Conscientious Objectors to Circumcision -- Intersex Surgeries, Circumcision, and the Making of "Normal" -- Intersex Genital Autonomy: A Rights-Based Framework for Medical Intervention with Intersex Infants -- The Sar/Rohan (The Possession): A Response of Somali Women To Pharaonic Circumcision/Infibulation (PhC) -- Genital Stretching Among the Venda Ethnic Group (South Africa) -- Male Circumcision Among the Venda of Limpopo (South Africa) -- Critique of African Circumcision and HIV RCTs, A Poster Presentation -- Randomized Controlled Trials for HIV/AIDS Prevention Among Men in Africa: Untraced Infections, Unasked Questions, and Unreported Data -- Dangerous Myths and Tragic Misconceptions: Fighting HIV and AIDS Cases in Africa with Male Circumcision Strategies -- Defying the Enlightenment: Jewish Ethnicity and Ethnic Circumcision -- Circumcision: Gender and Power -- Reclaiming Circumcision: Armenian Stories -- Self-made Intactivism in the Middle East -- Genital Autonomy: A New Approach.
Format
e-Book
Publication Type
Congress
Location
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Rethinking Rhinoplasty and Facial Surgery : A Structural Anatomic Re-Analysis of the Face and Nose and Their Role in Aesthetics, Airway, and Sleep

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Howard D. Stupak. --Cham: Springer , c2020.
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This volume presents a novel logic-based, simplified understanding and approach to the external nose and face for aesthetics, airway, and sleep treatments that have mostly been under-recognized in the past. Key features of the text include an engineer’s approach to simple rhinoplasty, (Release, Resize, Reposition, Reinforce) instead of the typical step-wise procedure algorithm. It also includes a logical explanation of how facial skeletal anatomy is the true cause of sleep apnea and aesthetic d…
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Author
Stupak, Howard D.
Responsibility
Howard D. Stupak
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 236 p.) : 151 illus., 143 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030446741
9783030446734 (Print ed.)
9783030446758 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Airway Remodeling
Face - anatomy & histology
Rhinoplasty - methods
Specialty
Anatomy
Cosmetic Techniques
Surgery, Plastic
Abstract
This volume presents a novel logic-based, simplified understanding and approach to the external nose and face for aesthetics, airway, and sleep treatments that have mostly been under-recognized in the past. Key features of the text include an engineer’s approach to simple rhinoplasty, (Release, Resize, Reposition, Reinforce) instead of the typical step-wise procedure algorithm. It also includes a logical explanation of how facial skeletal anatomy is the true cause of sleep apnea and aesthetic deformity with the physics and evidence of how this works, and a review of conventional rhinoplasty/facial structural treatments, with an analysis of why these are flawed and need improvement. Finally, rhinoplasty surgical strategy is discussed using a Rhinoplasty Compass(TM) diagram. Rethinking Rhinoplasty and Facial Surgery appeals to the surgeon who has grown frustrated with the aesthetic and breathing results of the conventional treatment paradigm. It also appeals to the otolaryngologist, plastic or oral surgeon who avoids working on the external nose and nasal valve because of the perceived complexity of graft-style rhinoplasty or oversimplicity and limitations of basic septoplasty and turbinate reduction. This book provides a hybrid approach to the nose and face that provides more reliable and straightforward outcomes via an understanding of framework.
Contents
Part I. Toward an understanding of structure/function interaction -- 1. The problem we face: The “compartmentalized” conventional view of facial/nasal anatomy -- 2. The invisible forces in our nasal airway: Air flow and cavity negative pressure -- 3. Nasal function and sleep disorders -- 4. The human facial skeleton: influence on the airway and aesthetics? -- Part II. Rhinoplasty strategy and tactics -- 5. A structural model to systematically understand nasal framework: the Rhinoplasty Compass -- 6. Modeling to evaluate conventional procedures -- 7. Rhinoplasty strategy and tactics using the Rhinoplasty Compass -- 8. Complementary procedures to the framework strategy (the canopy layer) -- 9. Strategies for addressing mouth-breathing treatment with an “adequate” nose -- 10. Breaking the barriers between specialties: toward a universal understanding of anatomy and function.
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e-Book
Location
Online
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