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Advice to the healer : on the art of caring

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Richard Colgan, author. (2nd ed.) --New York, NY: Springer , c2013.
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Clinicians--physicians, nurses, dentists, pharmacists, social workers, psychologists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and others--share the unique responsibility of patient care and the limitless fulfillment this calling can provide.The healing professions have an ancient and venerable tradition of service, honor, and humanism that is often communicated from teacher to student in anecdotes and bits of wisdom told quickly in passing. Gathering together this type of valuable informatio…
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Colgan, Richard
Responsibility
Richard Colgan, author
Edition
2nd ed.
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvi, 181 p. : 19 ill.)
ISBN
9781461451709
Subjects (MeSH)
Patient Care
Philosophy, Medical
Physician's Role - psychology
Physician-Patient Relations
Subjects (LCSH)
Family medicine
Abstract
Clinicians--physicians, nurses, dentists, pharmacists, social workers, psychologists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and others--share the unique responsibility of patient care and the limitless fulfillment this calling can provide.The healing professions have an ancient and venerable tradition of service, honor, and humanism that is often communicated from teacher to student in anecdotes and bits of wisdom told quickly in passing. Gathering together this type of valuable information in one place, Advice to the Healer: On the Art of Caring, Second Edition, includes biographies of historical luminaries in medicine, tales from everyday practice, inspirational quotes and artwork, and advice for new and veteran healers alike. "Today, when medical education short-changes basic clinical skills in favor of technology, when many young clinicians seem to view medicine as a trade instead of a calling, and when we see practicing physicians hawking their services on roadside billboards, it is refreshing to read a book that extols medicine's rich history and traditional values." --Robert B. Taylor, MD, Professor Emeritus of Family Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University.
Contents
Part I. Inspirational Perspectives from History -- -- Introduction -- Ancient times -- Chinese and medieval medicine -- The twentieth century -- Modern masters -- -- Part II. Practical Advice for the Modern-Day Healer -- -- Survival tips for the younger clinician -- Civility -- Lessons learned from private practice -- A doctor's journal -- Heal thyself -- The healer.
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Cannabis dependence : its nature, consequences, and treatment

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edited by Roger A. Roffman, Robert S. Stephens ; foreword by G. Alan Marlatt. --Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press , 2006.
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Roffman, Roger A
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Stephens, Robert S
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edited by Roger A. Roffman, Robert S. Stephens ; foreword by G. Alan Marlatt
Place of Publication
Cambridge, UK
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Date of Publication
2006
Physical Description
371 p.
Series Title
International research monographs in the addictions
ISBN
6610414408
Subjects (MeSH)
Marijuana abuse
Contents
Cover -- Contents -- Contributors -- Acknowledgments -- Executive Summary -- Part I: The Nature of Cannabis Dependence -- The Adverse Health and Psychological Consequences of Cannabis Dependence -- Part II: Interventions with Cannabis-Dependent Adults -- Part III: Interventions with Cannabis-Dependent Adolescents and Young Adults -- Part IV: Policy -- The Policy Implications of Cannabis Dependence -- Part V: Conclusion -- Foreword -- Part I The Nature of Cannabis Dependence -- 1 Themes in the History of Cannabis Dependence -- Diversity of Cannabis Preparations -- The Influence of Tales, Legend, Myth, and Lore -- Memoirs and Writings of Key Literary Figures and Artists -- Commissions of Inquiry Concerning Cannabis Dependence -- Understanding Cannabis Dependence and Withdrawal by Studying Cannabinoid Neurochemistry -- Specifying Cannabis Dependence through Classi.cation and Diagnosis -- Determining the Prevalence of Cannabis Dependence through Epidemiological Research -- Addressing the Need for Cannabis Dependence Interventions -- A Closing Note -- References -- 2 The Diagnosis of Cannabis Dependence -- Introduction -- Nature of the Syndrome -- Classification -- Diagnosis -- Evidence for Cannabis Dependence, Including Tolerance and Withdrawal -- Etiology, Course and Natural History -- Measurement of Cannabis Dependence -- Conclusion -- References -- 3 Understanding the Pharmacology and Physiology of Cannabis Dependence -- Basic Neuropharmacology of Cannabis Effects and the Existence of an Endocannabinoid System -- Characterization of Cannabis Dependence -- Neurochemical Mechanisms Underlying Cannabis Dependence -- Reciprocal Roles of the Cannabinoid and Opioid Systems in Dependence -- Implications of Animal Studies for Understanding Human Dependence -- References -- 4 The Epidemiology of Cannabis Dependence -- Introduction -- Epidemiology's Contribution to Nosological Studies of Cannabis Dependence -- How Many Are Becoming Affected, with Focus on the USA? -- Where Are We More or Less Likely to Find Cases of Cannabis Dependence? -- Why Do Some People Become Cannabis Dependent When Others Do Not? -- Mechanisms: Pathogenesis, Natural History, and Consequences of Cannabis Dependence -- Prevention, Intervention, Amelioration, and Control -- Future Directions -- References -- 5 The Adverse Health and Psychological Consequences of Cannabis Dependence -- Assessing Health Effects of Chronic Cannabis Use -- The Respiratory Risks of Cannabis Smoking -- Chronic Cannabis Use and Brain Function -- Chronic Cannabis Use and Cognitive Impairment -- Accidental Injury and Chronic Cannabis Use -- Cardiovascular Effects -- Special Populations of Cannabis-Dependent Persons -- Conclusions -- References -- Part II Interventions with Cannabis-Dependent Adults -- 6 Cognitive-Behavioral and Motivational Enhancement Treatments for Cannabis Dependence -- MET Principles and Techniques -- CBT Principles and Techniques -- Combining MET and CBT Approaches -- Group versus Individual Treatment -- Issues in the Treatment of Cannabis Dependence -- Review of Treatment-Outcome Studies -- Mechanisms of Change -- Summary and Future Directions -- References -- 7 Conti
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Fish tales : real-life stories to help you transform your workplace and your life

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Lundin, Stephen C. --New York, NY: Hyperion , 2002.
Call Number
HF 5549.5 .M6 L962f 2002
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Call Number
HF 5549.5 .M6 L962f 2002
Author
Lundin, Stephen C
Other Authors
Christensen, John
Paul, Harry
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Hyperion
Date of Publication
2002
Physical Description
176 p.
ISBN
9780786868681
Subjects (MeSH)
Workplace - psychology
Achievement
Personal Satisfaction
Format
Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
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2
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Gastrointestinal physiology : a clinical approach

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Eugene Trowers, Marc Tischler. --Cham, Switzerland: Springer , c2014.
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This volume provides a practical hands on guide to gastrointestinal physiology. The book emphasizes an appreciation of basic physiological concepts and their application to novel clinical situations. It exposes the physician-in-training to fundamental principles that are useful in treating patients and lays the groundwork for more advanced study in the future. The authors present relevant cases which incorporate newer adult learning strategies in medical education. These cases provide a forum i…
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Trowers, Eugene
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Tischler, Marc E.
Responsibility
Eugene Trowers, Marc Tischler
Place of Publication
Cham, Switzerland
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (vii, 199 pages)
ISBN
9783319071640 (electronic bk.)
9783319071633
Subjects (MeSH)
Gastrointestinal Tract - physiology
Subjects (LCSH)
Gastroenterology
Gastrointestinal system - Physiology
Digestion
Abstract
This volume provides a practical hands on guide to gastrointestinal physiology. The book emphasizes an appreciation of basic physiological concepts and their application to novel clinical situations. It exposes the physician-in-training to fundamental principles that are useful in treating patients and lays the groundwork for more advanced study in the future. The authors present relevant cases which incorporate newer adult learning strategies in medical education. These cases provide a forum in which the student can apply acquired knowledge, skills and attitudes. Connections are made to reader's life, whether in the classroom, on the wards or out and about town. Designed for medical students who are studying gastrointestinal physiology for the first time, Gastrointestinal Physiology: A Clinical Approach provides a superb review for upper level medical students and house officers. Nursing and allied health professions students will also find this text to be a useful guide. GI fellows and attending physicians in need of a concise review of fundamental GI physiology principles will also benefit from reading this book.
Contents
Clinical Gastrointestinal Physiology: A Systems Approach -- Form and Function: The Physiological Implications of the Anatomy of the Gastrointestinal System -- Brain-Gut Axis and Regional Gastrointestinal Tract Motility -- Gastrointestinal Secretion: Aids in Digestion and Absorption -- Physiology of the Liver, Gallbladder and Pancreas: "Getting By" with Some Help from Your Friends -- Nutrient Exchange: Matching Digestion and Absorption -- Salt and Water: Intestinal Water and Electrolyte Transport -- Gastrointestinal Manometry: Tales of the Intrepid Transducer.
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Handbook of systems and complexity in health

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Joachim P. Sturmberg, Carmel M. Martin, editors. --New York, NY: Springer , c2013.
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Systems and complexity theory plays critical roles in such varied fields as computer science, the physical sciences, meteorology, and economics--and yet health care has yet to take full advantage of what it has to offer. What the theory offers is on rich display as the Handbook of Systems and Complexity in Health presents a revolutionary approach to reforming basic practice and large-scale care delivery, based on the concept of health care as a complex, self-organized, and self-interactive syst…
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Sturmberg, Joachim P
Martin, Carmel M
Responsibility
Joachim P. Sturmberg, Carmel M. Martin, editors
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxii, 954 p. : 269 ill., 165 ill. in color)
ISBN
9781461449980
Subjects (MeSH)
Quality Improvement
Systems Analysis
Subjects (LCSH)
Practice of medicine
Physics
Engineering
Abstract
Systems and complexity theory plays critical roles in such varied fields as computer science, the physical sciences, meteorology, and economics--and yet health care has yet to take full advantage of what it has to offer. What the theory offers is on rich display as the Handbook of Systems and Complexity in Health presents a revolutionary approach to reforming basic practice and large-scale care delivery, based on the concept of health care as a complex, self-organized, and self-interactive system. The book's opening section provides readers with a thorough grounding in systems and complexity theory from scientific, historical, epistemological, and technical perspectives, complete with the principles and mathematics behind it. From there, contributors offer models of innovation and improvement in service delivery, disease prevention and health promotion, cost-effectiveness, communication, quality control--in short, a more efficient and equitable future for health care. And one particularly intriguing chapter suggests opportunities for complexity theory in refining the drug prescription process. A sampling of the coverage: Understanding health and illness from a complexity perspective. A methodology for analyzing medical data. Modeling illness and recovery with nonlinear dynamics. Clinical applications: inflammation, diabetes, panic disorder, pain, domestic violence, cardiovascular disorders, and the art of the consultation. Complexity science at the bedside: continuous multiorgan variability monitoring in critically ill patients. Primary care as a complex adaptive system. Researchers in health services research, health policy, and health administration will find in the Handbook of Systems and Complexity in Health a new way of viewing health and illness, and potentially a new way to organize health care delivery.
Contents
1. Complexity in Health - An Introduction -- 2. Complexity, uncertainty and mess as the links between science and the humanities in healthcare -- Part 1 - Complexity Theory and Methods -- 3. Understanding Complex Systems -- 4. The Complex Nature of Knowledge -- 5. Mathematical Principles: Tales of Tails -- 6. Modelling -- 7. A methodology for the analysis of medical data -- 8. Psychological Rhythmicities -- 9. Modeling Illness and Recovery with Nonlinear Dynamics -- Part 2 - Dynamics in Human Health -- 10. Homeostasis: The Dynamic Self-regulatory Process that Maintains Health and Buffers against Disease -- 11. Fractals in Physiology & Medicine -- 12. Bio-complexity: challenging reductionism -- Part 3 - Concepts of Health -- 13. Trying to Make Sense of Health -- 14. Picture Health -- 15. Health - A personal complex-adaptive state -- 16. Understanding Health By Building Better Bio-Medical Models -- 17. Health a systems and complexity based definition -- Part 4 Clinical Application -- 18. Complexities of the Consultation -- 19. Inflammation through a Psychoneuroimmunological Lens -- 20. Diabetes control: insights from complexity science -- 21. Complexity and the onset of psychosis -- 22. Understanding intimate partner violence through its dynamics -- 23. Multi-level interdependencies and constraints in panic disorder: Many triggers, few responses -- 24. Nonlinear Relations of Cardiovascular Risk Factors to Neuropsychological Function and Dementia -- 25. Pain and Complex Adaptive System Theory -- 26. Complexity in Movement Disorders: A Systems Approach to Intervention -- 27. Avoidable hospitalizations in older adults -- 28. Continuous Multiorgan Variability Monitoring in Critically Ill Patients Complexity Science at the Bedside -- Part 5 - Health Services -- 29. An overview of complexity theory: understanding primary care as a complex adaptive system -- 30. Real-time Analytics and Quality of Care -- 31. Medical Sociology and Case-Based Complexity Science: A User's Guide -- 32. The Drug Prescription Process: a Network Medicine Approach -- 33. Applications of Complex Dynamics, an Approach to Refractory Health Policy Interventions -- 34. Designing for Health Promotion, Social Innovation and Complexity: The CoNEKTR Model for Wicked Problems -- 35. The Dynamical Behaviours of Diseases in Africa -- Part 6 - Health System -- 36. Health Transition Funds Initiatives: Implications for Health System Reform and Evaluation -- 37. Putting complexity to work - supporting practitioners in health systems -- 38. Implementing Adaptive Health Practice ' A Complexity-Based Philosophy of Health Care -- 39. Mayo Clinic: Making Complex Healthcare Simpler -- 40. Embracing Uncertainty: Complexity Inspired Innovations at Billings Clinic -- 41. A Complexity Science Perspective of Organizational Behavior in Clinical Microsystems -- 42. Reverse the Epidemic Tides of Unhealthy Habits: Personal, Professional and Leadership Challenges -- 43. Health Professions Education: Complexity, Teaching and Learning -- 44. Understanding Clinical Complexity through conversational learning in medical social networks: Implementing User Driven Health care -- Part 7 The Future of Healthcare -- 45. Making sense from complex systems theories, models and analytics to adapting actions and practices in health and health care -- 46. Modeling the Paradox of Primary Care -- 47. Health Care Reform the need for a complex adaptive systems approach -- 48. A Complexity Science Approach to Healthcare Costs and Quality -- 49. Opportunities in Delivery of Preventive Services in Retail Settings -- 50. Complexity Science in the Future of Behavioral Medicine -- 51. Systems Medicine A New Model for Healthcare -- Epilogue -- References -- Index.
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Liquid Biopsies in Solid Tumors

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Massimo Cristofanilli, editor. --Cham: Humana Press , 2017.
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This volume, with chapters written by experts in the field of cancerous tumors, details the key factors associated with liquid biopsies in solid tumors: blood-based diagnostics; circulating tumor cells; enumeration and molecular analysis (association with breast cancer); epithelialmesenchymal transition; detection and monitoring; circulating-free tumor DNA; CTCs and ctDNA; and the exosome. The field of blood-based diagnostics is rapidly evolving demonstrating the possibility of real-time molecu…
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Cristofanilli, Massimo
Responsibility
Massimo Cristofanilli, editor
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Humana Press
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (x, 161 pages) : 14 illus., 12 illus. in color
Series Title
Cancer drug discovery and development
ISBN
9783319509563
9783319509556 (print ed.)
ISSN
2196-9906
Subjects (MeSH)
Biopsy - methods
DNA, Neoplasm - blood
Neoplasms - diagnosis
Neoplastic Cells, Circulating - pathology
Abstract
This volume, with chapters written by experts in the field of cancerous tumors, details the key factors associated with liquid biopsies in solid tumors: blood-based diagnostics; circulating tumor cells; enumeration and molecular analysis (association with breast cancer); epithelialmesenchymal transition; detection and monitoring; circulating-free tumor DNA; CTCs and ctDNA; and the exosome. The field of blood-based diagnostics is rapidly evolving demonstrating the possibility of real-time molecular analysis of cancer cells and their phenotype and genotype. Circulating Tumor Cell (CTCs) have demonstrated prognostic and predictive value in advanced cancer and represents a source of tumor cells for transcriptome and genomic analysis. Most recently, the detection of genomic abnormalities in the peripheral blood by sensitive and selective PCR methods (liquid biopsy) opened to the option of a comprehensive blood-based tumor analysis. Similar information can be obtained by analysis of exosome, a natural packaging and messaging system being explored in advanced malignancies. The final frontier is the evaluation of immune cells determinant of innate and adaptive immunity.
Contents
1. Blood-based diagnostics in solid tumors: an overview -- 2. Circulating tumor cells (CTCs) in primary disease: the seed for metastasis -- 3. Enumeration and molecular analysis of CTCs in metastatic disease: The breast cancer model -- 4. Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition (EMT) and cancer stem cells (CSCs): The traveling metastasis -- 5. Detection and monitoring of circulating immune cells in solid tumors: shifting priorities -- 6. Circulating-free tumor DNA (ctDNA): the real-time liquid biopsy -- 7. CTCs and ctDNA: two tales of a complex biology -- 8. Exosome: decoding the messaging system.
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Love's executioner & other tales of psychotherapy

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Irvin D. Yalom. --New York, NY: Harper Perennial , 1989.
Call Number
WM 420 Y191 1989
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Call Number
WM 420 Y191 1989
Author
Yalom, Irvin D.
Responsibility
Irvin D. Yalom
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Harper Perennial
Date of Publication
1989
ISBN
6097334
Subjects (MeSH)
Psychotherapy
Format
Book
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
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1
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On the Shoulders of Medicine's Giants : What Today's Clinicians Can Learn from Yesterday's Wisdom

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Robert B. Taylor. --New York, NY: Springer , c2015.
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Medical history offers us many wise thoughts, a few misguided notions, and a host of intriguing back-stories. On the Shoulders of Medicine's Giants presents a selection of these, and tells how the words of medicine's "giants"--such as Hippocrates, Sir William Osler, Francis Weld Peabody, and Elizabeth Kubler-Ross--are relevant to medical science and practice in the 21st century. Which physician was the inspiration for the fictional character Sherlock Holmes, and what did he identify as the real…
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Taylor, Robert B
Responsibility
Robert B. Taylor
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 251 p. : 100 illus., 48 illus. in color)
ISBN
9781493913350
9781493913343 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Ethics, Medical
History of Medicine
Philosophy, Medical - history
Physicians - history
Abstract
Medical history offers us many wise thoughts, a few misguided notions, and a host of intriguing back-stories. On the Shoulders of Medicine's Giants presents a selection of these, and tells how the words of medicine's "giants"--such as Hippocrates, Sir William Osler, Francis Weld Peabody, and Elizabeth Kubler-Ross--are relevant to medical science and practice in the 21st century. Which physician was the inspiration for the fictional character Sherlock Holmes, and what did he identify as the real essential factor in all successful medical diagnoses? What did Sigmund Freud describe as his "tyrant" and what might this mean for doctors today? Do you know the attributed source of the well-known aphorism about horses and zebras, and what we believe this physician actually said? This book answers these questions and more, while also providing fascinating tales about each individual quoted. On the Shoulders of Medicine's Giants is recommended for practicing physicians, students, and residents, as well as nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and anyone involved in patient care who wants to understand the historical and epistemological foundations of what we do each day in practice. Robert B. Taylor, MD is the author and editor of more than 30 medical books and several hundred published articles, as well as a veteran of rural private practice and chairmanship of a major medical school department.
Contents
The Profession and Professionalism -- Being a Physician -- The Art and Science of Doctoring -- Health, Disease, Illness, and Death -- Disease Detection and Diagnosis -- Therapy and Healing -- Learning and Teaching Medicine -- Medical Experience, Knowledge, and Wisdom -- Errors, Uncertainty, and Ethical Issues -- Current Issues and Future Practice.
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Partnerships for Mental Health : Narratives of Community and Academic Collaboration

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Laura Weiss Roberts, Daryn Reicherter, Steven Adelsheim, Shashank V. Joshi, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2015.
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This unique title richly tells the stories of partnership and collaboration. The narrative voice of each chapter derives from the people who tell their story -- immigrants, survivors of torture, mental health experts, urban people, rural people, teachers, doctors, attorneys, students, and international leaders. These authors provide emotionally powerful tales that move, affect, and encourage readers. The collection of narratives is inspired by these individuals, who believe that collaboration c…
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Roberts, Laura Weiss
Reicherter, Daryn
Adelsheim, Steven
Joshi, Shashank V
Responsibility
Laura Weiss Roberts, Daryn Reicherter, Steven Adelsheim, Shashank V. Joshi, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxviii, 210 p. : 6 illus., 5 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319188843
9783319188836 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Academic Medical Centers
Community Health Planning
Community Mental Health Services
Models, Organizational
Abstract
This unique title richly tells the stories of partnership and collaboration. The narrative voice of each chapter derives from the people who tell their story -- immigrants, survivors of torture, mental health experts, urban people, rural people, teachers, doctors, attorneys, students, and international leaders. These authors provide emotionally powerful tales that move, affect, and encourage readers. The collection of narratives is inspired by these individuals, who believe that collaboration can bring authentic mutualism, promise-keeping, and innovation to address the hardest problems we face as a world community. Partnerships for Mental Health: Narratives of Community and Academic Collaboration is about the stories of innovation and collaboration occurring between community and academic partners who have undertaken among the very hardest of problems, such as the care of veterans with ravaging posttraumatic stress disorder; the care of homeless individuals with HIV, addiction, and mental illness; the care of caregivers for Hispanic family members with Alzheimer's disease; the prevention of illness in impoverished vulnerable youth; and the rescue of profoundly mentally ill earthquake survivors. In addition, this title not only also tells the story of identity formation of early-career physicians with a calling to work with distinct populations for whom suffering and stigma are immense, but also the stories of the special bonds that develop and are strengthened between community members and academic colleagues and, ultimately, between friends. A truly indispensable contribution to the literature, this captivating and novel title illustrates and inspires collaboration in order to bring about better health outcomes for people affected by mental health issues in communities throughout the world.
Contents
Acknowledgements -- Dedications -- Foreword. Partnerships Between Academic Medical Centers and Community-Based Organizations Enhance the Mission and Impact of Each -- Preface -- Introduction. Beginning with a Single Step -- Narrative 1. The Stanford-Santa Clara County Methamphetamine Task Force -- Narrative 2. Building Relationships with At-Risk Populations: A Community Engagement Approach for Longitudinal Research -- Narrative 3. The Center for Youth Wellness: A Community-based Approach to Holistic Health Care in San Francisco -- Narrative 4. The Cambodian Lotus Thrives under a California Sun: How a Mental Health Clinic Partnered with a Khmer Buddhist Temple to Reach Killing Fields Refugees Living in California -- Narrative 5. Kombis, Brothels and Violence Against Women: Building Global Health Partnerships to Address Women's Health and Empowerment -- Narrative 6. Creating a National Native Telebehavioral Health Network: The IHS Telebehavioral Health Center of Excellence -- Narrative 7. The Program of Assertive Community Treatment and the University of Wisconsin Psychiatry Residency -- Narrative 8. Laughing at the Rain -- Narrative 9. From the Ivory Tower to the Real World: Translating an Evidence-Based Intervention for Latino Dementia Family Caregivers into a Community Setting -- Narrative 10. Implementing a Peer Support Program for Veterans: Seeking new models for the provision of community based outpatient services for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Substance Use Disorders -- Narrative 11. A Journey of Mutual Growth: Mental Health Awareness in the Muslim Community -- Narrative 12. The Intercultural Psychiatric Program at Oregon Health and Science University -- Narrative 13. Shared Learning in Community-Academic Partnerships: Addressing the Needs of Schools -- Narrative 14. The Earthquake -- Narrative 15. Voices of Experience: Questions and Answers.
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Patients are a virtue : clinical tales in the art of medicine

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Maurer, Brian T. --[n.p.]: Lulu , 2006.
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WZ 305 M453 2006
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Call Number
WZ 305 M453 2006
Author
Maurer, Brian T.
Place of Publication
[n.p.]
Publisher
Lulu
Date of Publication
2006
Physical Description
223 p.
Subjects (MeSH)
Family Practice
Medicine in Literature
Format
Book
Publication Type
Anecdotes
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IWK Health Sciences Library
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Telemedicine, Telehealth and Telepresence : Principles, Strategies, Applications, and New Directions

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Rifat Latifi, Charles R. Doarn, Ronald C. Merrell, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2021.
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Telemedicine and telehealth have consistently been shown to be effective for remote areas or limited-resource locations, regular medical and surgical practice, primary care, second opinion, extreme conditions, major crises, and disaster management. The aim of this book is to bring all aspects of telemedicine and e-health to the reader, in a simple, make-sense approach, in one tome. The book is structured in four parts with 29 chapters written by the best experts in the field from around the wor…
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Latifi, Rifat
Doarn, Charles R.
Merrell, Ronald C.
Responsibility
Rifat Latifi, Charles R. Doarn, Ronald C. Merrell, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2021
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxi, 493 p.) : 136 illus., 128 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030569174
9783030569167 (Print ed.)
9783030569181 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Telemedicine - trends
Specialty
Telemedicine
Abstract
Telemedicine and telehealth have consistently been shown to be effective for remote areas or limited-resource locations, regular medical and surgical practice, primary care, second opinion, extreme conditions, major crises, and disaster management. The aim of this book is to bring all aspects of telemedicine and e-health to the reader, in a simple, make-sense approach, in one tome. The book is structured in four parts with 29 chapters written by the best experts in the field from around the world, including clinicians, scientists, and administrators of telemedicine programs. Part I deals with basic principles of telemedicine and telepresence. Historical journeys of telemedicine and strategies, building sustainable telemedicine and telehealth programs in the United States and in the Balkans, as well as incorporation of telemedicine in the current ongoing pandemic COVID-19 are well described and are must read. Current technological developments, rules and regulations, legal and business aspects and consent are also addressed. Part II describes strategies for building sustainable telemedicine and telehealth programs. Telehealth patient portals and public-private partnership modes of technology, as well the role of international telemedicine and how to make it work, are valuable chapters of great significance. Part III describes outcomes-based evidence clinical applications of telemedicine in trauma, burns, intensive care, pediatric care, psychiatry, and stroke. Finally, one important chapter for the readers is the telemedicine for prison and jail population. The final part, Part IV depicts surgical telementoring and teleproctoring, a chapter written by 18 various surgical experts, a true gem for the readers. The book ends with promises and hurdles of telemedicine in austere conditions. Telemedicine, Telehealth and Telepresence serves as a valuable resource that focuses on providing patients care from a distance using store and forward technology to live actual performance of operations at a distance.
Contents
Part I. Principles of Telemedicine and Telehealth -- First Trainees. The Golden Anniversary of the Early History of Telemedicine Education at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard (1968-1970) -- Initiate-Build-Operate-Transfer (IBOT) Strategy Twenty-years Later: Tales from the Balkans and Africa -- Clinical Telemedicine Practice: From Ad Hoc Medicine to Modus Operandi -- Incorporation of Telemedicine in Disaster Management: Beyond The Era of COVID-19 Pandemic -- Telemedicine and Health Information Exchange: An Opportunity for Integration -- Telehealth Dissemination and Implementation (D&I) Research: Analysis of the PCORI Telehealth-Related Research Portfolio -- Standards and Guidelines in Telehealth: Creating a Compliance and Evidence-based Telehealth Practice -- Federal and State Policies on Telehealth Reimbursement -- Legal and Regulatory Implications of Telemedicine -- Business Aspects of Telemedicine -- Advancing Telehealth to Improve Access to Health in Rural America -- Part II. Strategies for Building Sustainable Telemedicine and Telehealth Programs -- Innovative Governance Model for a Sustainable State-Wide University-Based Telemedicine Program -- Telehealth Patient Portal: Opportunities and Reality -- Technology Enabled Remote Health Care in Public Private Partnership Mode: A Story From India -- International and Global Telemedicine: Making it Work -- Technological Advances Making Telemedicine and Telepresence Possible -- Part III. Outcomes Based Evidence Clinical Applications of Telemedicine -- Survey of the Direct-to-Hospital (DTH) Telemedicine and Telehealth Services Industry (2014-2018) -- Telemedicine for Trauma and Emergency Care Management -- Telemedicine for Burn Care: The Commonsense Telemedicine -- Telemedicine for Intensive Care -- Telehealth in Pediatric Care -- Overview of Child Telebehavioral Interventions Using Real-Time Videoconferencing -- Telemedicine for Psychiatry and Mental Health -- Telecardiology -- Telestroke and Teleneurology -- Telemedicine for Prisons and Jail Population: A Solution to Increase Access to Care -- Part IV. The Next Generation of Telemedicine and Telepresence -- Surgical Telementoring and Teleproctoring -- The Promise and Hurdles of Telemedicine in Diabetes Foot Care Delivery -- Telemedicine in Austere Conditions.
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Vancomycin : biosynthesis, clinical uses and adverse effects

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edited by Abu Gafar Hossion. --New York, NY: Nova Biomedical , c2013.
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There have been news reports with the tales of many community acquired bacterial infections that lead to serious hospitalization. The last resort drug for these infections is vancomycin; an FDA approved glycopeptide antibiotic for the treatment of several bacterial infections, including infections caused by susceptible staphylococcus, streptococcus, enterococcus, and diphtheroid organisms. Around the world in 1997, initial reports of reduced vancomycin susceptibility in clinical isolates of sta…
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Hossion, Abu Gafar
Responsibility
edited by Abu Gafar Hossion
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Nova Biomedical
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
162 p.
Series Title
Pharmacology - research, safety testing and regulation
ISBN
9781629485706
Subjects (MeSH)
Infection control
Vancomycin Resistance
Abstract
There have been news reports with the tales of many community acquired bacterial infections that lead to serious hospitalization. The last resort drug for these infections is vancomycin; an FDA approved glycopeptide antibiotic for the treatment of several bacterial infections, including infections caused by susceptible staphylococcus, streptococcus, enterococcus, and diphtheroid organisms. Around the world in 1997, initial reports of reduced vancomycin susceptibility in clinical isolates of staphylococcus aureus generated significant concern in the medical community. There has been uncertainty regarding optimal laboratory tests and the clinical relevance of reduced vancomycin susceptibility in S. aureus; changes in the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) breakpoints for vancomycin against S. aureus; and increasing concern regarding the efficacy of vancomycin for the treatment of infection due to gram-positive bacteria, such as S. aureous. Vancomycin can be administered either intravenously or orally, but in order to treat systemic infections, vancomycin must be administered intravenously. Identifying the changes in genome content or expression, which are associated with the acquisition of the different types of vancomycin resistance, is an important step in the process of understanding the molecular basis of resistance with the potential to provide leads both for new drug targets and diagnostic biomarkers. However, considering that vancomycin has a slow bactericidal activity, clinicians have to adequately prescribe vancomycin to avoid the acquisition of resistance under therapy and to facilitate the cure.
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White Coat Tales : Medicine's Heroes, Heritage, and Misadventures

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Robert B Taylor. (2nd ed.) --Cham: Springer , c2016.
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This new edition of White Coat Tales presents intriguing stories that give historical context to what we do in medicine today--the body's "holy bone" and how it got its name, a surprising reason why gout seemed to be so prevalent several centuries ago, and the therapeutic misadventure that shortened the life of Eleanor Roosevelt. In addition to many new tales, this revised edition contains 128 illustrations, such as images of Baron von M√ľnchhausen aloft with cannonballs and Vincent van Gogh's p…
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Taylor, Robert B
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Robert B Taylor
Edition
2nd ed.
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxix, 328 p. : 129 illus., 91 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319290553
9783319290539 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
History of Medicine
Abstract
This new edition of White Coat Tales presents intriguing stories that give historical context to what we do in medicine today--the body's "holy bone" and how it got its name, a surprising reason why gout seemed to be so prevalent several centuries ago, and the therapeutic misadventure that shortened the life of Eleanor Roosevelt. In addition to many new tales, this revised edition contains 128 illustrations, such as images of Baron von Münchhausen aloft with cannonballs and Vincent van Gogh's portrait of his doctor showing a clue to the painter's health. Read about legendary medical innovators, diseases that changed history, illnesses of famous persons, and some epic blunders of physicians and scientists. The author is Robert B. Taylor, MD, Emeritus Professor, Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine, and Professor, Eastern Virginia Medical School. Dr. Taylor is the author and editor of more than 33 medical books.
Contents
Part One: Heroes, Diseases and Remedies -- Heroes in Medical History -- Diseases that Shaped History -- Drugs and Other Remedies -- Part Two: The Heritage and Culture of Medicine -- Medical Words and Phrases -- Whose Syndrome? Stories of Medical Eponyms -- Medical Abbreviations, Acronyms, Euphemisms, Jargon and Slang -- Medical Aphorisms -- Memorable Medical Quotations -- Part Three: Clinical Notes and Medical Misadventures -- Famous Persons as Patients -- Short Tales of Serendipity, Curiosities, Medical Trivia, Authorship and Speculation -- Medical Myths, Misinformation, Blunders and Wrongdoing -- Now and Future Practice.
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