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Acute Heart Failure : Putting the Puzzle of Pathophysiology and Evidence Together in Daily Practice

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Wolfgang Krüger. (Second edition) --Cham: Springer , 2017.
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This new and revised edition of this definitive text on this topic provides extensive comprehensive guidance on the management of acute heart failure, the potentially life-threatening situation where correct, rapid therapy can save lives. It presents the latest research and studies and combines this latest understanding of the pathophysiology with a practical guide to diagnosis and management using a thoroughly evidence-based approach. Always keeping the underlying pathophysiology at the forefr…
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Krüger, Wolfgang
Responsibility
Wolfgang Krüger
Edition
Second edition
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvi, 406 pages) : 34 illus., 19 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319549736
9783319549712 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Heart Failure - physiopathology
Abstract
This new and revised edition of this definitive text on this topic provides extensive comprehensive guidance on the management of acute heart failure, the potentially life-threatening situation where correct, rapid therapy can save lives. It presents the latest research and studies and combines this latest understanding of the pathophysiology with a practical guide to diagnosis and management using a thoroughly evidence-based approach. Always keeping the underlying pathophysiology at the forefront of the discussion, Acute Heart Failure encourages readers to understand the underlying pathogenesis and pathobiology of the acute situation and how to direct management in order to address the abnormal physiology. This revision to a seminal text includes new and substantial insights gained over the last few years and represents a valuable source to any practitioner who treats patients with acute heart failure who wants a comprehensive and deeper understanding of the condition, as well as expanding their capacities for an individualized approach to each patient.
Contents
1. Cardiac physiology of acute heart failure syndromes -- 2. Acute heart failure syndromes -- 3. Cardiogenic shock -- 4. Acute right heart failure -- 5. Heart failure with normal left ventricular ejection fraction (HFNEF) -- 6. Pulmonary hypertension in left heart disease -- 7. Cardiorenal syndrome (CRS).
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AIDS Activism, Science and Community Across Three Continents

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Robert Lorway. --Cham: Springer , 2017.
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This book critically examines the many complex entanglements between AIDS activism and HIV science. It takes readers on a medical anthropological expedition across time and space that highlights the stakes from the perspective of those most affected by the epidemic. Author Robert Lorway reveals how early in the HIV epidemic, amid inadequate government leadership, communities of people living with and directly affected by HIV and AIDS rose to become a vital force at the forefront of prevention r…
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Lorway, Robert
Responsibility
Robert Lorway
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxiv, 153 pages) : 14 illus.
Series Title
Social aspects of HIV
ISBN
9783319421995
9783319421971 (print ed.)
ISSN
2509-6559
Subjects (MeSH)
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome - psychology
Community Health Services
HIV infections - psychology
Patient Advocacy
Sociological Factors
Abstract
This book critically examines the many complex entanglements between AIDS activism and HIV science. It takes readers on a medical anthropological expedition across time and space that highlights the stakes from the perspective of those most affected by the epidemic. Author Robert Lorway reveals how early in the HIV epidemic, amid inadequate government leadership, communities of people living with and directly affected by HIV and AIDS rose to become a vital force at the forefront of prevention responses. Yet now, more than three decades later, HIV prevention and treatment is increasingly being placed under the jurisdiction of clinical, epidemiological, and management scientific expertise. In this kind of context, where does activism figure into the possibility of more democratized collaborations between affected communities, scientists, and policy makers? Coverage draws upon the findings from an array of community research projects conducted in Canada, India, and Kenya over a 22-year period. It weaves together rich, original data sources that range from in-depth qualitative interviews, field notes, and primary and secondary archival document retrievals in these three regions. Offering a rich diversity in perspectives, this book tackles the broader themes related to global health policy, science, and transnational activism at the same time as it highlights the experiences and local arenas where debates about activism and science play out. In the end, Lorway questions the growing expectation for affected communities themselves to produce sound evidence to legitimize their advocacy projects. He calls for the planners and implementers of biomedically oriented HIV research and interventions to more meaningfully engage with communities in ways that de-monopolize decision making as a matter of ethics and improved scientific practice.
Contents
Introduction -- Section I. Canada: Professionalization -- 1. A Vital Response -- 2. Treatment Rebellions -- Section II. India: Techno-Bureaucratization -- 3. Geographies of Intervention -- 4. Documenting Sovereignty -- III. Kenya: Bioexperimentalization -- 5. A South-to-South Collaboration -- 6. The Logic of Verification -- Conclusion.
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Artificial Vision : A Clinical Guide

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Veit Peter Gabel, editor. --Cham: Springer , 2017.
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This book presents and analyses the most recent research dedicated to restoring vision in individuals who are severely impaired or blind from retinal disease or injury. It is written by the leading groups worldwide who are at the forefront of developing artificial vision. The book begins by discussing the difficulties in comparing and interpreting functional results in the area of very low vision and the principal prospects and limitations of spatial resolution with artificial tools. Further on…
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Gabel, Veit Peter
Responsibility
Veit Peter Gabel, editor
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvii, 232 pages) : 73 illus., 61 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319418766
9783319418742 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Electric Stimulation
Electrodes, Implanted
Vision Disorders - rehabilitation
Vision, Ocular - physiology
Visual Prosthesis
Abstract
This book presents and analyses the most recent research dedicated to restoring vision in individuals who are severely impaired or blind from retinal disease or injury. It is written by the leading groups worldwide who are at the forefront of developing artificial vision. The book begins by discussing the difficulties in comparing and interpreting functional results in the area of very low vision and the principal prospects and limitations of spatial resolution with artificial tools. Further on, chapters are included by researchers who stimulate the surface or the pigment epithelial side of the retina and by experts who work on stimulating the optic nerve, the lateral geniculate body and the superficial layers of the visual cortex. Artificial Vision: A Clinical Guide collates the most recent work of key artificial vision research groups to explain in a comparable and stringent order their varying approaches, the clinical or preclinical outcomes and their achievements during the last years. Senior ophthalmic fellows and academic practitioners will find this guide to be an indispensable resource for understanding the current status of artificial vision.
Contents
Assessing Patient Suitability and Outcome Measures in Vision Restoration Trials -- Functional assessment of artificial vision -- Patient-Reported Outcomes (PRO) for Prosthetic Vision -- Prospects and limitations of spatial resolution -- Argus’ II Retinal Prosthesis System -- The Subretinal Implant ALPHA: Implantation and Functional Results -- The Boston Retinal Implant -- Pixium Vision: First Clinical Results and Innovative Developments -- High Resolution Photovoltaic Subretinal Prosthesis for Restoration of Sight -- Suprachoroidal Retinal Prostheses -- Retinal Prosthesis by Suprachoroidal-Transretinal Stimulation (STS), Japanese Approach -- A Fully Intraocular Approach for a Bi-Directional Retinal Prosthesis -- Penetrative Optic Nerve-based Visual Prosthesis Research -- Thalamic Visual Prosthesis Project -- CORTIVIS approach for an intracortical visual prostheses -- The Intracortical Visual Prosthesis Project -- Monash Vision Group's Gennaris Cortical Implant for Vision Restoration.
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Atlas and Anatomy of PET/MRI, PET/CT and SPECT/CT

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E. Edmund Kim, Hyung-jun Im, Dong Soo Lee, Keon Wook Kang. --Cham: Springer , c2016.
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This atlas showcases cross-sectional anatomy for the proper interpretation of images generated from PET/MRI, PET/CT, and SPECT/CT applications. Hybrid imaging is at the forefront of nuclear and molecular imaging and enhances data acquisition for the purposes of diagnosis and treatment. Simultaneous evaluation of anatomic and metabolic information about normal and abnormal processes addresses complex clinical questions and raises the level of confidence of the scan interpretation. Extensively il…
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Kim, E. Edmund
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Im, Hyung-jun
Lee, Dong Soo
Kang, Keon Wook
Responsibility
E. Edmund Kim, Hyung-jun Im, Dong Soo Lee, Keon Wook Kang
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 594 p. : 582 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319286525
9783319286501 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Anatomy
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Multimodal Imaging
Positron-Emission Tomography
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Abstract
This atlas showcases cross-sectional anatomy for the proper interpretation of images generated from PET/MRI, PET/CT, and SPECT/CT applications. Hybrid imaging is at the forefront of nuclear and molecular imaging and enhances data acquisition for the purposes of diagnosis and treatment. Simultaneous evaluation of anatomic and metabolic information about normal and abnormal processes addresses complex clinical questions and raises the level of confidence of the scan interpretation. Extensively illustrated with high-resolution PET/MRI, PET/CT and SPECT/CT images, this atlas provides precise morphologic information for the whole body as well as for specific regions such as the head and neck, abdomen, and musculoskeletal system. Atlas and Anatomy of PET/MRI, PET/CT, AND SPECT/CT is a unique resource for physicians and residents in nuclear medicine, radiology, oncology, neurology, and cardiology.
Contents
Atlas and Anatomy of PET/MR -- Atlas and Anatomy of PET/CT -- Atlas and Anatomy of SPECT/CT.
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Chorea : causes and management

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Federico E. Micheli, Peter A. LeWitt, editors. --London: Springer , c2014.
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Chorea: Causes and Management provides a comprehensive and timely update for the wide variety of neurological conditions, both inherited and acquired, which result in this common hyperkinetic movement disorder. This book describes in detail the latest clinical and etiological information regarding chorea. Management strategies, pathophysiology, and associated medical and psychiatric problems associated with chorea are also addressed. The nineteen chapters are contributed by internationally-reco…
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Micheli, Federico E.
LeWitt, Peter
Responsibility
Federico E. Micheli, Peter A. LeWitt, editors
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xv, 372 pages)
ISBN
9781447164555 (electronic bk.)
9781447164548
Subjects (MeSH)
Chorea - etiology
Chorea - therapy
Huntington Disease
Subjects (LCSH)
Chorea
Chorea - Treatment
Neurology
Psychiatry
Neuropsychology
Neurosciences
Abstract
Chorea: Causes and Management provides a comprehensive and timely update for the wide variety of neurological conditions, both inherited and acquired, which result in this common hyperkinetic movement disorder. This book describes in detail the latest clinical and etiological information regarding chorea. Management strategies, pathophysiology, and associated medical and psychiatric problems associated with chorea are also addressed. The nineteen chapters are contributed by internationally-recognized authors working at the forefront of research in the specific disorders linked to chorea. Chorea: Causes and Management is aimed at an audience of neurologists, psychiatrists, neuropsychologists, specialists in medical genetics, clinical and basic researchers in neurosciences, and generalist clinical physicians with an interest in movement disorders.
Contents
A Clinician's Approach to Chorea -- Benign Hereditary Chorea -- Chorea-Acanthocytosis -- Sydenham's Chorea -- Huntington's Disease: Clinical Phenotypes and Therapeutics -- Huntington's Disease: Molecular Pathogenesis and New Therapeutic Perspectives -- Huntington Disease and Huntington Disease-Like Syndromes: An Overview -- McLeod Syndrome -- Neuroferritinopathy -- Neurodegeneration with Brain Iron Accumulation -- Aceruloplasminemia -- Chorea in Inherited Ataxias -- Chorea in Prion Diseases -- Inherited Metabolic Disorders Causing Chorea -- Drug-Induced Chorea -- Structural Causes of Chorea -- Chorea: A Surgical Approach -- Chorea in Childhood -- Psychogenic Chorea.
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Clinical cases in geriatric dermatology

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Robert A. Norman, Justin Endo, authors. --London: Springer , c2013.
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The demographic imperative has reached the shores of dermatology. By 2020 those aged 65 years and older will comprise a quarter of the US population, and this percentage will be even more significant in less developed countries. As a specialty, dermatology needs to respond to this unprecedented demographic shift. Over the last few decades dermatology has enjoyed a sustained improvement in understanding of the basic science of skin biology and an increase in proven effectiveness of clinical inte…
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Norman, Robert A
Other Authors
Endo, Justin
Responsibility
Robert A. Norman, Justin Endo, authors
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 159 p. : 44 ill., 43 ill. in color)
Series Title
Clinical cases in dermatology
ISBN
9781447141358
Subjects (MeSH)
Geriatrics - Case Reports
Skin Diseases - diagnosis
Subjects (LCSH)
Dermatology
Geriatrics
Abstract
The demographic imperative has reached the shores of dermatology. By 2020 those aged 65 years and older will comprise a quarter of the US population, and this percentage will be even more significant in less developed countries. As a specialty, dermatology needs to respond to this unprecedented demographic shift. Over the last few decades dermatology has enjoyed a sustained improvement in understanding of the basic science of skin biology and an increase in proven effectiveness of clinical interventions. As dermatologists, leadership must be in place to provide specialized care for older adults; dermatology should be at the forefront of prevention and treatment of skin diseases and be able to recognize the dermatologic signs of chronic systemic disease so often noted in our elderly. Clinical Cases in Geriatric Dermatology represents a practical tool in understanding the skin of older people and includes chapters on the common presentations of dermatologic disease in the elderly population. It presents practical information to assist in making the correct clinical decision. The concise case-based organization of this book will help those in dermatology training programs, but will also be a welcome revision tool for qualified and recertifying dermatologists.
Contents
Autoimmune Disorders -- Infestations -- Premalignant and Malignant Lesions & Neoplasms -- Inflammatory Disorders -- Drug Eruptions -- Ulcers -- Hair and Nails -- Index.
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Comprehensive guide to education in anesthesia

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Elizabeth A.M. Frost, editor. --New York: Springer , c2014.
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Comprehensive Guide to Education in Anesthesia is the first single-source volume on the current practice of teaching and learning in this specialty which has long been at the forefront of innovation in medical education. It is edited by one of the great anesthesiology educators in the United States and brings together contributions from leading educators from across the US covering all aspects of anesthesiology education, from medical school and post-graduate training to board certification and…
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Frost, Elizabeth A. M
Responsibility
Elizabeth A.M. Frost, editor
Place of Publication
New York
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xv, 248 pages)
ISBN
9781461489542 (electronic bk.)
9781461489535
Subjects (MeSH)
Anesthesiology - education
Education, Medical - methods
Teaching - methods
Subjects (LCSH)
Anesthesiology - Study and teaching
Anesthesiology - education
Anesthesiology
Abstract
Comprehensive Guide to Education in Anesthesia is the first single-source volume on the current practice of teaching and learning in this specialty which has long been at the forefront of innovation in medical education. It is edited by one of the great anesthesiology educators in the United States and brings together contributions from leading educators from across the US covering all aspects of anesthesiology education, from medical school and post-graduate training to board certification and continuing medical education. Topics include best educational practices, closed claim analysis, giving feedback to superiors, residency and fellowship training and requirements, maintenance of certification, the role of simulation, interacting with other specialties, community and global outreach, and more. The book conveys the unique nature of the specialty and is aimed at medical students contemplating a career in anesthesiology, residents and fellows, educators, and administrators.
Contents
1. Introduction and Historical Accounting -- 2. Teaching by Example: Best Practices for Education in the Operating Room and the Lecture Hall -- 3. Learning From Incident Reporting And Closed Claims Analyses -- 4. Residency Training -- 5. Requirements for a Fellowship -- 6. Teaching Clinical Science to Medical Students -- 7. Mentorship in Anesthesia -- 8. The Process of Board Certification -- 9. Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program -- 10. Evaluation of Anesthesiology Residents -- 11. Giving Feedback to Superiors-Attending Evaluation -- 12. The Place For Simulation Teaching -- 13. The Role of Continuing Medical Education -- 14. Multidisciplinary Teaching: the Interaction of the Specialties -- 15. Research in Education -- 16. The Place of Global Education in Anesthesia -- 17. Community Outreach -- 18. Substance Abuse Recognition and Prevention through Education.
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Cytopathology in oncology

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Ritu Nayar, editor. --Heidelberg: Springer , c2014.
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In recent decades, cytopathology has assumed an increasing role in the primary diagnosis of mass lesions owing to its ability to provide rapid, non-invasive, and timely information. With cytopathology at the forefront of diagnosis and prognostication of neoplastic lesions, it is essential that physicians involved in the diagnosis and treatment of precancerous lesions and cancer have a clear understanding of specimen collection techniques, terminology for reporting, and outcomes in various diagn…
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Nayar, Ritu
Responsibility
Ritu Nayar, editor
Place of Publication
Heidelberg
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 282 pages)
Series Vol.
v. 160
Series Title
Cancer treatment and research
ISBN
9783642388507 (electronic bk.)
9783642388491
Subjects (MeSH)
Neoplasms - diagnosis
Neoplasms - pathology
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer - Cytopathology
Neoplasms - pathology
Oncology
Pathology
Abstract
In recent decades, cytopathology has assumed an increasing role in the primary diagnosis of mass lesions owing to its ability to provide rapid, non-invasive, and timely information. With cytopathology at the forefront of diagnosis and prognostication of neoplastic lesions, it is essential that physicians involved in the diagnosis and treatment of precancerous lesions and cancer have a clear understanding of specimen collection techniques, terminology for reporting, and outcomes in various diagnostic categories. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the role of cytology at various body sites. The diagnostic details covered are abbreviated in comparison with those in pathology texts. Instead, a more clinical approach is taken, with the focus on the advantages and limitations of techniques and the key features of entities that are important to clinicians. Pathological clinical correlation is highlighted throughout the book, ensuring that it will be highly relevant for clinicians. In particular, physicians who deal with oncology patients will find it to be a rich source of guidance on how to use and understand cytopathology in the diagnosis and exclusion of malignancy.
Contents
1. Overview of Cytopathology Procedures and Techniques -- 2. Ancillary Studies on Neoplastic Cytologic Specimens -- 3. Head and Neck -- 4. Cytology of the Lung -- 5. Liver Cytology -- 6. Esophagus, Stomach, and Pancreas -- 7. Genitourinary Cytopathology (Kidney and Urinary Tract) -- 8. Body Cavity Fluids -- 9. Cytopathology in the Diagnosis of Lymphoma -- 10. Female Genital Tract -- 11. Beyond the Standard of Care: The Role of Cytopathology in Molecular Testing of Cancer.
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Disorders of the Hand. Volume 1, Hand Injuries

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Ian A. Trail, Andrew N.M. Fleming, editors. --London: Springer , c2015.
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This book comes at a time when significant advances in the understanding of hand disorders have resulted in vast improvements in the quality of life for patients. It describes the techniques and practices for the diagnosis and treatment of various disorders of the hand and wrist. Each condition is discussed in detail and illustrated with images, radiographs and line drawings. Clinical pearls are provided for every chapter to provide practical guidance on surgical procedures. Disorders of the Ha…
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Trail, Ian A
Fleming, Andrew N.M
Responsibility
Ian A. Trail, Andrew N.M. Fleming, editors
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 474 p. : 301 illus., 165 illus. in color)
ISBN
9781447165545
9781447165538 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Hand Deformities - surgery
Hand Injuries - surgery
Hand - surgery
Abstract
This book comes at a time when significant advances in the understanding of hand disorders have resulted in vast improvements in the quality of life for patients. It describes the techniques and practices for the diagnosis and treatment of various disorders of the hand and wrist. Each condition is discussed in detail and illustrated with images, radiographs and line drawings. Clinical pearls are provided for every chapter to provide practical guidance on surgical procedures. Disorders of the Hand contains contributions from many of the hand surgeons who are at the forefront of this evolving area in the management of both elective and trauma hand surgery. This volume and its three sister volumes aim to improve care for current patients with hand and wrist complaints, while inspiring surgeons to think in greater detail about treatment options that will provide even better care in the future.
Contents
Blood Vessels -- Nerve Injury -- Tendon: Flexor -- Tendon: Extensor -- General principles of skin cover and flaps to the elbow, forearm, wrist and hand -- Soft tissue cover of the hand -- Distal Interphalangeal Joints and Fractures of the Distal Phalanx -- Proximal Interphalangeal Joint Injuries -- Fractures of the Proximal Phalanx and those involving the Metacarpo-Phalangeal Joint -- Injury-Fractures-carpo-metacarpal joint and metacarpal -- Fractures of carpal bones other than the scaphoid -- Acute Scaphoid Fractures -- Fractures of the distal radius and distal radioulnar joint -- Hand injuries in children -- Acute Thumb and Finger Instability -- Acute Carpal Instability. Acute DRUJ Instability -- Massive Upper Limb Trauma -- Hand Infection -- Pain Management in Disorders of the Hand.
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Disorders of the Hand. Volume 2, Hand Reconstruction and Nerve Compression

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Ian A. Trail, Andrew N.M. Fleming. --London: Springer , c2015.
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This book comes at a time when significant advances in the understanding of hand disorders have resulted in vast improvements in the quality of life for patients. It describes the techniques and practices for the diagnosis and treatment of various disorders of the hand and wrist. Each condition is discussed in detail and illustrated with images, radiographs and line drawings. Clinical pearls are provided for every chapter to provide practical guidance on surgical procedures. Disorders of the Ha…
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Trail, Ian A
Fleming, Andrew N.M
Responsibility
Ian A. Trail, Andrew N.M. Fleming
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 304 p. : 170 illus., 108 illus. in color)
ISBN
9781447165606
9781447165590 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Hand Deformities - surgery
Hand Injuries - surgery
Hand - surgery
Abstract
This book comes at a time when significant advances in the understanding of hand disorders have resulted in vast improvements in the quality of life for patients. It describes the techniques and practices for the diagnosis and treatment of various disorders of the hand and wrist. Each condition is discussed in detail and illustrated with images, radiographs and line drawings. Clinical pearls are provided for every chapter to provide practical guidance on surgical procedures. Disorders of the Hand contains contributions from many of the hand surgeons who are at the forefront of this evolving area in the management of both elective and trauma hand surgery. This volume and its three sister volumes aim to improve care for current patients with hand and wrist complaints, while inspiring surgeons to think in greater detail about treatment options that will provide even better care in the future.
Contents
Nerve Reconstruction -- Tendon Transfers -- Extensor Tendon Reconstruction -- Flexor Tendon Reconstruction -- Malunion/Nonunion Of The Digits -- Scaphoid non union -- Distal Radius Malunion -- Local Vascular Bone Graft Reconstruction -- Chronic Instability of the Fingers and Thumb -- Chronic Carpal Instability -- Chronic Distal Radio-ulna Instability -- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome -- Median Nerve Entrapment in the Forearm -- Ulnar Nerve of the Elbow -- Ulnar Tunnel Syndrome -- Compressive Neuropathies of The Radial Nerve.
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Disorders of the Hand. Volume 3, Inflammation, Arthritis and Contractures

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Ian A. Trail, Andrew N.M. Fleming, editors. --London: Springer , c2015.
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This book comes at a time when significant advances in the understanding of hand disorders have resulted in vast improvements in the quality of life for patients. It describes the techniques and practices for the diagnosis and treatment of various disorders of the hand and wrist. Each condition is discussed in detail and illustrated with images, radiographs and line drawings. Clinical pearls are provided for every chapter to provide practical guidance on surgical procedures. Disorders of the Ha…
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Trail, Ian A
Fleming, Andrew N.M
Responsibility
Ian A. Trail, Andrew N.M. Fleming, editors
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 261 p. : 142 illus., 79 illus. in color)
ISBN
9781447165576
9781447165569 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Hand Deformities - surgery
Hand Injuries - surgery
Hand - surgery
Abstract
This book comes at a time when significant advances in the understanding of hand disorders have resulted in vast improvements in the quality of life for patients. It describes the techniques and practices for the diagnosis and treatment of various disorders of the hand and wrist. Each condition is discussed in detail and illustrated with images, radiographs and line drawings. Clinical pearls are provided for every chapter to provide practical guidance on surgical procedures. Disorders of the Hand contains contributions from many of the hand surgeons who are at the forefront of this evolving area in the management of both elective and trauma hand surgery. This volume and its three sister volumes aim to improve care for current patients with hand and wrist complaints, while inspiring surgeons to think in greater detail about treatment options that will provide even better care in the future.
Contents
Tendonopathy at the wrist -- Tendon conditions in the thumb -- Tendon inflammation of the fingers including trigger finger -- Osteoarthritis of the Wrist and DRUJ -- Osteoarthritis of the Thumb -- Osteoarthritis of the Fingers -- Rheumatoid Hand and Wrist Problems -- Crystalline and Other Arthritides -- Kienbock's Disease and Other Avascular Necrosis -- Dupuytren's Disease -- The Burned Hand -- Post-Traumatic Contracture -- Neurological contractures: the spastic upper limb.
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Disorders of the Hand. Volume 4, Swelling, Tumours, Congenital Hand Defects and Surgical Techniques

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Ian A. Trail, Andrew N.M. Fleming, editors. --London: Springer , c2015.
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This book comes at a time when significant advances in the understanding of hand disorders have resulted in vast improvements in the quality of life for patients. It describes the techniques and practices for the diagnosis and treatment of various disorders of the hand and wrist. Each condition is discussed in detail and illustrated with images, radiographs and line drawings. Clinical pearls are provided for every chapter to provide practical guidance on surgical procedures. Disorders of the Ha…
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Trail, Ian A
Fleming, Andrew N.M
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Ian A. Trail, Andrew N.M. Fleming, editors
Alternate Title
Swelling, tumors, congenital hand defects and surgical techniques
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 280 p. : 181 illus., 113 illus. in color)
ISBN
9781447165637
9781447165620 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Hand Deformities - surgery
Hand Injuries - surgery
Hand - surgery
Abstract
This book comes at a time when significant advances in the understanding of hand disorders have resulted in vast improvements in the quality of life for patients. It describes the techniques and practices for the diagnosis and treatment of various disorders of the hand and wrist. Each condition is discussed in detail and illustrated with images, radiographs and line drawings. Clinical pearls are provided for every chapter to provide practical guidance on surgical procedures. Disorders of the Hand contains contributions from many of the hand surgeons who are at the forefront of this evolving area in the management of both elective and trauma hand surgery. This volume and its three sister volumes aim to improve care for current patients with hand and wrist complaints, while inspiring surgeons to think in greater detail about treatment options that will provide even better care in the future.
Contents
Ganglia of the Hand and Wrist -- Pigmented villonodular synovitis in the hand -- Vascular Anomalies of the Upper Limb -- Glomus Tumour -- Tumours of the Hand -- Failure of Formation of Parts Transverse and Longitudinal -- Failure of Differentiation of Parts -- Polydactyly -- Upper Limb Overgrowth -- Undergrowth -- Constriction Ring Syndrome -- Congenital Anomalies of the Hand -- Wrist arthroscopy: Diagnosis & Therapeutic -- PIPJ Replacement -- MCP Arthroplasty -- Total and Partial Wrist Implant Arthroplasty -- DRUJ Replacement Arthroplasty.
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Gay Mental Healthcare Providers and Patients in the Military : Personal Experiences and Clinical Care

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edited by Elspeth Cameron Ritchie, Joseph E. Wise, Bryan Pyle. --Cham: Springer , c2018.
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This volume tells the history of homosexuality in the United States military beginning in 1986, when the issue first came to the forefront of social consciousness. Each chapter is written through the eyes of gay mental healthcare providers, covering how to steadily adapt and learn to treat veterans struggling with the traumas associated with the stigma of homosexuality in service. Topics include the "Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell" (DADT) policy, its repeal in 2011, and addresses the current trends and c…
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Ritchie, Elspeth Cameron
Wise, Joseph E.
Pyle, Bryan
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edited by Elspeth Cameron Ritchie, Joseph E. Wise, Bryan Pyle
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 169 p.) : 2 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319660264
9783319660257 (print ed.)
9783319660271 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Homosexuality - psychology
Mental Health Services
Military Personnel
Other Subjects
United States
Specialty
Mental Health Services
Military Medicine
Minority Health
Abstract
This volume tells the history of homosexuality in the United States military beginning in 1986, when the issue first came to the forefront of social consciousness. Each chapter is written through the eyes of gay mental healthcare providers, covering how to steadily adapt and learn to treat veterans struggling with the traumas associated with the stigma of homosexuality in service. Topics include the "Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell" (DADT) policy, its repeal in 2011, and addresses the current trends and challenges. Unlike any other professional book, this text includes the personal stories of gay military mental healthcare providers, as well as gay civilian clinicians who have worked with the military population in various segments in history. These accounts offer invaluable support for medical professionals working with this demographic. Chapters cover the various psychological damage service personnel encounter as it uniquely pertains to those struggling with the stigma of LGBTQ rights. Chapters include clinical pearls for particular psychiatric concerns, lessons learned for the future, and hard-earned successes as stigmas and perceptions evolved over time. Gay Mental Healthcare Providers and Patients in the Military is an excellent resource for psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, policymakers, and all professionals who are interested in LGBTQ rights in the context of veteran psychiatry.
Contents
Introduction -- Risk and Resilience: A Review of the Health Literature of Veterans Who Identify as LGBT -- "I Can Finally Be MeÇŒWhy Did It Take So Long?" A History of U.S. Military Policy Regarding Sexual and Gender Minority Service -- The Reservist Perspective: Service Before and During "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" -- Being Discharged Under Don't Ask, Don't Tell -- A Gay Psychologist's Account of Serving in the Army Reserves and National Guard During Don't Ask, Don't Tell -- Does Anybody Have Anything They Want to Say? -- Family -- Here/Queer/Used to It: An Account of a Post-Don't Ask, Don't Tell Mental Health Provider -- Ward 52: A Haven for HIV Positive Military Personnel -- Creating Safe Spaces: Best Practices for Clinicians Working with Sexual and Gender -- Military Service Members and Veterans -- Treating LGBT Veterans with Substance Use Disorders' A Gay Psychiatrist's Experience -- "At Least Shipmate' is a Gender-Neutral Insult" A Military Psychiatrist's Introduction to Transgender Military Service -- Ethical Issues Regarding LGBT and Intersex Service Members.
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Innovations for Next-Generation Antibody-Drug Conjugates

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Marc Damelin, editor. --Cham: Humana Press , c2018.
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Antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) stand at the verge of a transformation. Scores of clinical programs have yielded only a few regulatory approvals, but a wave of technological innovation now empowers us to overcome past technical challenges. This volume focuses on the next generation of ADCs and the innovations that will enable them. The book inspires the future by integrating the field's history with novel strategies and cutting-edge technologies. While the book primarily addresses ADCs for soli…
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Damelin, Marc
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Marc Damelin, editor
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Humana Press
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (viii, 357 p.) : 70 illus., 52 illus. in color
Series Title
Cancer drug discovery and development
ISBN
9783319781549
9783319781532 (print ed.)
9783319781556 (print ed.)
ISSN
2196-9906
Subjects (MeSH)
Antineoplastic Agents - pharmacology
Drug Design
Immunoconjugates
Molecular Targeted Therapy
Neoplasms - drug therapy
Specialty
Medical Oncology
Pharmacology
Abstract
Antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) stand at the verge of a transformation. Scores of clinical programs have yielded only a few regulatory approvals, but a wave of technological innovation now empowers us to overcome past technical challenges. This volume focuses on the next generation of ADCs and the innovations that will enable them. The book inspires the future by integrating the field's history with novel strategies and cutting-edge technologies. While the book primarily addresses ADCs for solid tumors, the last chapter explores the emerging interest in using ADCs to treat other diseases. The therapeutic rationale of ADCs is strong: to direct small molecules to the desired site of action (and away from normal tissues) by conjugation to antibodies or other targeting moieties. However, the combination of small and large molecules imposes deep complexity to lead optimization, pharmacokinetics, toxicology, analytics and manufacturing. The field has made significant advances in all of these areas by improving target selection, ADC design, manufacturing methods and clinical strategies. These innovations will inspire and educate scientists who are designing next-generation ADCs with the potential to transform the lives of patients.
Contents
1. Introduction: Motivations for Next-Generation ADCs -- 2. Combining ADCs with Immuno-oncology Agents -- 3. Improving the Safety Profile of ADCs -- 4. Utility of PK-PD Modeling and Simulation to Improve Decision Making for Antibody-Drug Conjugate Development -- 5. Regulatory Considerations and Companion Diagnostics -- 6. ADC Process Development and Manufacturing -- 7. HER2-Targeted ADCs: At the Forefront of ADC Technology Development -- 8. Next Generation Payloads for ADCs -- 9. Delivering More Payload: High DAR ADCs -- 10. Site-Specific Antibody Drug Conjugates -- 11. Bispecific and Biparatopic Antibody-Drug Conjugates -- 12. Drug Conjugates to the Tumor Microenvironment: Probody Drug Conjugates -- 13. Antibody-Drug Conjugates: Targeting the Tumor Microenvironment -- 14. Next Horizons: ADCs Beyond Oncology.
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Neuroimaging : Anatomy Meets Function

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Nivedita Agarwal, John D. Port, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2018.
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This book combines classic MR anatomy with current understanding of human brain function. Recent advances in neuroscience have highlighted the importance of correlating brain anatomy with underlying brain function, since the brain contains a highly sophisticated organization of anatomical and functional relationships that are not readily "visible" with standard imaging. The use of magnetic resonance imaging is rapidly increasing in the field of neuroscience, and remains at the forefront for off…
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Agarwal, Nivedita
Port, John D.
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Nivedita Agarwal, John D. Port, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xx, 275 p.) : 173 illus., 71 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319574271
9783319574264 (print ed.)
9783319574288 (print ed.)
9783319861593 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Brain - anatomy & histology
Brain - physiopathology
Functional Neuroimaging
Specialty
Diagnostic Imaging
Neuroanatomy
Abstract
This book combines classic MR anatomy with current understanding of human brain function. Recent advances in neuroscience have highlighted the importance of correlating brain anatomy with underlying brain function, since the brain contains a highly sophisticated organization of anatomical and functional relationships that are not readily "visible" with standard imaging. The use of magnetic resonance imaging is rapidly increasing in the field of neuroscience, and remains at the forefront for offering insights into the normal and pathologic structure and function of the human brain. The relatively recent concepts of structural and functional connectivity make it even more important to visualize the brain as a whole rather than looking at its individual parts. This holistic approach is vital in understanding concepts such as neuroplasticity that are currently incorporated into physical and cognitive rehabilitation programs for patients with stroke or neurodegenerative diseases. Ultimately this combined approach may reduce both overdiagnosis and misdiagnosis when integrated into routine clinical routine. This book will be of interest to neuroradiologists, general radiologists and neurologists alike, as well as medical students, residents and fellows.
Contents
Part I. Cerebrum -- 1. Structural Anatomy -- 2. White Matter Anatomy -- 3. Supratentorial Vascular Anatomy -- 4. Detailed Anatomy at 7T -- 5. Functional Anatomy of the Major Lobes -- 6. Functional Anatomy of the Major Tracts -- Part II. Cerebellum and Brainstem -- 7. Structural Anatomy -- 8. White Matter Anatomy -- 9. Infratentorial Vascular Anatomy -- 10. Detailed Anatomy at 7T -- 11. Functional Anatomy of the Cerebellum and Brainstem -- Part III. Cranial Nerves -- 12. Cranial Nerve I: Olfactory -- 13. Cranial Nerve II: Optic -- 14. Cranial Nerve III: Oculomotor -- 15. Cranial Nerve IV: Trochlear -- 16. Cranial Nerve V: Trigeminal -- 17. Cranial Nerve VI: Abducens -- 18. Cranial Nerve VII: Facial -- 19. Cranial Nerve VIII: Vestibulocochlear -- 20. Cranial Nerve IX: Glossopharyngeal -- 21. Cranial Nerve X: Vagus -- 22. Cranial Nerve XI: Spinal Accessory -- 23. Cranial Nerve XII: Hypoglossal -- Part IV. Surgical and Endoscopic Illustrative Anatomy -- 24. Sellar Region -- 25. Pineal Region -- 26. Cerebellopontine Angle -- 27. Hydrocephalus -- 28. Orbit -- 29. Vascular Surgery.
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Neuropsychological Assessments of Dementia in Down Syndrome and Intellectual Disabilities

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Vee P. Prasher, editor. (Second edition) --Cham: Springer , c2018.
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This fully updated and expanded second edition of a successful book reviews the most important neuropsychological measures currently used in the assessment of dementia by the principal clinicians and researchers associated with the tests. Several clinicians and research workers, who have been at the forefront in developing the tests in question, provide clear practical guidance on the scope of each test, use in research, as well as an analysis of their accuracy and limitations. The internationa…
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Prasher, Vee P.
Responsibility
Vee P. Prasher, editor
Edition
Second edition
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvii, 311 p.) : 22 illus., 20 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319617206
9783319617190 (print ed.)
9783319617213 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Dementia - diagnosis
Down Syndrome - psychology
Mentally Disabled Persons - psychology
Neuropsychological Tests
Specialty
Neurology
Psychology, Clinical
Abstract
This fully updated and expanded second edition of a successful book reviews the most important neuropsychological measures currently used in the assessment of dementia by the principal clinicians and researchers associated with the tests. Several clinicians and research workers, who have been at the forefront in developing the tests in question, provide clear practical guidance on the scope of each test, use in research, as well as an analysis of their accuracy and limitations. The international contributors have brought together a concise and practical guide on the role of neuropsychological testing to support the dementia assessment. Neuropsychological Assessments of Dementia in Down Syndrome and Intellectual Disabilities, Second Edition is an essential reference for all those working in the field of dementia and intellectual disabilities.
Contents
1. Overview of the Diagnostic Instruments for Dementia in People with Intellectual Disability -- 2. Issues in Dementia Assessment Methods -- 3. The Dementia Questionnaire for People with Learning Disabilities -- 4. Gedye Dementia Scale for Down Syndrome -- 5. The Dyspraxia Scale for Adults with Down Syndrome -- 6. Adaptive Behavior Change, Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia in Down Syndrome: Case Classification Using the Adaptive Behavior Scale -- 7. The Cambridge Examination for Mental Disorders of Older People with Down’s Syndrome and Others with Intellectual Disabilities (CAMDEX-DS) -- 8. The Test for Severe Impairment -- 9. The Cued Recall Test: Detection of Memory Impairment -- 10. The Adaptive Behavior Dementia Questionnaire (ABDQ) -- 11. National Task Group Early Detection Screen for Dementia (NTG-EDSD) -- 12. The Rapid Assessment for Developmental Disabilities -- 13. The Severe Impairment Battery -- 14. Strengths of Previous Work and Future Challenges -- Appendix A: Questions on Clinical Usefulness of Scales, Tests, and Techniques -- Appendix B: Dementia Questionnaire for People with Intellectual Disabilities -- Appendix C: Scoring Sheet for the Dyspraxia Scale for Adults with Down Syndrome -- Appendix D: Part One Domain I. Independent Functioning -- Appendix E: Memory and Orientation -- Appendix F: Case Studies -- Appendix G: Test for Severe Impairment -- Appendix H: The Adaptive Behavior Dementia Questionnaire (ABDQ) -- Appendix I: NTG-EDSD.
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Nursing Management of Women’s Health : A Guide for Nurse Specialists and Practitioners

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Debra Holloway, editor. --Cham: Springer , c2019.
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This book covers all the gynecological areas where nurses undertake a key role in managing and leading the care of women. With the constant evolving role of nurses, many of them have been at the forefront of changing practice and breaking through boundaries in areas traditionally carried on by medics. This volume guides those nurses in enhancing their role and moving the practice forward. Paramount within this care is the desire to ensure that women are treated by the right person with the righ…
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Holloway, Debra
Responsibility
Debra Holloway, editor
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2019
Physical Description
1 online resource (vii, 284 p.) : 42 illus., 35 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030161156
9783030161149 (Print ed.)
9783030161163 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Nurse's Role
Genital Diseases, Female - nursing
Women's Health
Women's Health Services
Specialty
Nursing
Women's Health
Abstract
This book covers all the gynecological areas where nurses undertake a key role in managing and leading the care of women. With the constant evolving role of nurses, many of them have been at the forefront of changing practice and breaking through boundaries in areas traditionally carried on by medics. This volume guides those nurses in enhancing their role and moving the practice forward. Paramount within this care is the desire to ensure that women are treated by the right person with the right skills and with dignity to manage intimate and personal issues that have a great effect on quality of life. This book offers best practice guidelines and references to underpin practice and practical tips and hints. It examines many aspects of women’s health, from menstrual dysfunction and bleeding, specific adolescent issues, fertility and infertilty, to early pregnancy problems, management of pregnancy’s termination, urogynecological issues, ambulatory and outpatient procedures and menopause. This volume provides readers with a guide to care for women from the nurse specialist expertise. Many different subspecialties exist in gynecology, and nurses have to take the lead in caring for women, especially for those looked after within the outpatient setting. In addition to the nursing management of these women, some nurses undertake procedures as hysteroscopy and move the care of these women from surgery to an ambulatory setting. This work is written by and dedicated to specialist and practitioners nurses.
Contents
Chapter 1: The Role of the Specialist Nurse Within Gynecology -- Chapter 2: Menstrual and Hormonal Dysfunction -- Chapter 3: Colposcopy and Cervical Problems -- Chapter 4: Adolescent Gynecology -- Chapter 5: Pain and Endometriosis -- Chapter 6: Fertility -- Chapter 7: Complications in Early Pregnancy -- Chapter 8: Abortion -- Chapter 9: Effects of Cancer Treatments -- Chapter 10: Menopause -- Chapter 11: Urogynecology -- Chapter 12: Ambulatory and Outpatient Procedures -- Chapter 13: Nursing in Sexual Health and Contraception -- Chapter 14: Insurance, Autonomy, Training and Accountability.
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Obstetric imaging : fetal diagnosis and care

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[edited by] Joshua A. Copel, Mary E. D'alton ... [et. al.]. (2nd ed.) --Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier , c2018.
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Richly illustrated and comprehensive in scope, Obstetric Imaging, 2nd Edition, provides up-to-date, authoritative guidelines for more than 200 obstetric conditions and procedures, keeping you at the forefront of this fast-changing field. This highly regarded reference covers the extensive and ongoing advances in maternal and fetal imaging in a concise, newly streamlined format for quicker access to common and uncommon findings. Detailed, expert guidance, accompanied by superb, high-quality ima…
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Copel, Joshua A
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[edited by] Joshua A. Copel, Mary E. D'alton ... [et. al.]
Edition
2nd ed.
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Elsevier
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource, 750 p.
ISBN
9780323445481
Subjects (MeSH)
Congenital Abnormalities - diagnostic imaging
Fetus - abnormalities
Prenatal Diagnosis
Specialty
Diagnostic Imaging
Obstetrics
Abstract
Richly illustrated and comprehensive in scope, Obstetric Imaging, 2nd Edition, provides up-to-date, authoritative guidelines for more than 200 obstetric conditions and procedures, keeping you at the forefront of this fast-changing field. This highly regarded reference covers the extensive and ongoing advances in maternal and fetal imaging in a concise, newly streamlined format for quicker access to common and uncommon findings. Detailed, expert guidance, accompanied by superb, high-quality images, helps you make the most of new technologies and advances in obstetric imaging.
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Oral Mucosa in Health and Disease : A Concise Handbook

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Lesley Ann Bergmeier, editor. --Cham: Springer , c2018.
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This book is designed to re-establish the position of the oral cavity and its mucosa at the forefront of defence and maintenance of homeostatic mechanisms that protect against disease not just locally but also systemically. The oral mucosa is a unique collection of tissues that constitutes a highly active environment with its own unique microflora and homeostatic interaction with the innate and adaptive immune responses. As an immune tissue the oral mucosa was somewhat neglected in the past owi…
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Bergmeier, Lesley Ann
Responsibility
Lesley Ann Bergmeier, editor
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 184 p.) : 54 illus., 45 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319560656
9783319560649 (print ed.)
9783319560663 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Mouth Diseases
Mouth Mucosa - immunology
Oral Manifestations
Specialty
Oral Health
Abstract
This book is designed to re-establish the position of the oral cavity and its mucosa at the forefront of defence and maintenance of homeostatic mechanisms that protect against disease not just locally but also systemically. The oral mucosa is a unique collection of tissues that constitutes a highly active environment with its own unique microflora and homeostatic interaction with the innate and adaptive immune responses. As an immune tissue the oral mucosa was somewhat neglected in the past owing to the tendency to assume similarity to the gut mucosa. More recently it has become apparent that the oral mucosa is a complex environment and, like the esophageal mucosa, has more in common with vaginal tissue than with the gut. Furthermore, the ability of the oral mucosa to act as an immune inductive site has made it an attractive area of research in terms of desensitization for allergic reactions and possibly autoimmune responses. In this book, recognized experts in the field provide up-to-date coverage of all aspects of the structure and function of the oral mucosa, reflecting important recent advances in knowledge, including at the molecular level.
Contents
1. Structure and Functions of the Oral Mucosa -- 2. Cell-Cell Interactions in the Oral Mucosa: Tight Junctions and Gap Junctions -- 3. Anchoring Junctions in the Oral Mucosa: Adherens Junctions and Desmosomes -- 4. Immunology of the Oral Mucosa -- 5. Mucosal Homeostasis of the Oral Mucosa -- 6. Wound Healing in the Oral Mucosa -- 7. Saliva and Gingival Crevicular Fluid: Contributions to Mucosal Defense -- 8. Oral Cancer: Recent Developments and Future Challenges -- 9. Epigenetics in the Oral Cavity -- 10. Infections of the Oral Mucosa and Immune Responses -- 11. Non-infectious Diseases of the Oral Mucosa: The Importance of Immune Functions -- 12. Clinical Management of Oral Mucosal Disease: A Literature Review -- 13. Future Directions of Research in the Oral Mucosa.
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Pediatric Psychosocial Oncology: Textbook for Multidisciplinary Care

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Annah N. Abrams, Anna C. Muriel, Lori Wiener, editors. (1st ed.) --Cham: Springer , c2016.
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This textbook walks clinicians through the psychosocial issues and challenges faced by children and adolescents with cancer and their families. Through a developmental lens, the text provides guidance and resources that will enable clinicians to understand the physical and emotional impact of the disease from diagnosis onwards, to work with families in distress, and to diagnose and treat a range of behavioral, psychological, and psychiatric issues. The book also addresses the burgeoning fields …
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Abrams, Annah N
Muriel, Anna C
Wiener, Lori
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Annah N. Abrams, Anna C. Muriel, Lori Wiener, editors
Edition
1st ed.
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xix, 409 p. : 12 illus., 10 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319213743
9783319213736 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Family Relations
Neoplasms - psychology
Social Support
Abstract
This textbook walks clinicians through the psychosocial issues and challenges faced by children and adolescents with cancer and their families. Through a developmental lens, the text provides guidance and resources that will enable clinicians to understand the physical and emotional impact of the disease from diagnosis onwards, to work with families in distress, and to diagnose and treat a range of behavioral, psychological, and psychiatric issues. The book also addresses the burgeoning fields of social media, complementary therapies, palliative care, and survivorship. Among the variety of useful resources supplied are assessment tools, websites, and additional reading materials. The psychosocial issues that arise for children and their families during the course of treatment are an important yet often overlooked aspect of pediatric oncology care. The reader will find that Pediatric Psychosocial Oncology: Textbook for Multidisciplinary Care covers these issues at the forefront of clinical care in a direct and approachable way, integrating research literature with practical clinical guidance.
Contents
1. Pediatric Oncology: Psychosocial Care in Context -- 2. Communication in the Pediatric Oncology Setting -- 3. Physical Impact of Pediatric Cancer and Its Treatment -- 4. Assessing Family Psychosocial Risks in Pediatric Cancer -- 5. Coping and Adaptation in Pediatric Cancer: Current Perspectives -- 6. Psychotherapeutic Modalities for Children with Cancer and Their Families -- 7. Preparation, Education, and Procedural Support in Pediatric Cancer -- 8. Psychiatric Issues in Pediatric Oncology: Diagnosis and Management -- 9. The Impact of Pediatric Cancer on the Family -- 10. Neurocognitive Late Effects in Children with Cancer -- 11. Educational Issues: The Impact of Cancer in the Classroom -- 12. Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer: A Biopsychosocial Approach -- 13. Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: Psychosocial Assessment and Care -- 14. Palliative Care for Children with Cancer and Their Families -- 15. Psychosocial Care for Pediatric Cancer Survivors -- 16. Integrative Care in Pediatric Oncology -- 17. Ethics in Pediatric Oncology -- 18. Spiritual Care in Pediatric Oncology -- 19. Social Media Use in Pediatric Oncology: Tweets, Blogs, and Boundaries -- 20. eHealth and mHealth in Pediatric Oncology -- 21. Self-Care and Sustainability for Pediatric Oncology Providers -- 22. Parents’ Perspective on the Role of Psychosocial Care in Pediatric Oncology -- 23. In Their Own Voices: Experiences of Children and Adolescents with Cancer -- 24. Advocacy: Helping Others Understand What Children with Cancer Need -- 25. Resources Chapter.
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