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Long-term oxygen therapy : new insights and perspectives

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Roberto Walter Dal Negro, Richard Hodder, editors ; forewords by Marc Miravitlles and Dario Olivieri. --Milan: Springer , c2012.
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Long-term oxygen therapy (LTOT) usually represents the final step in the management of severe chronic respiratory diseases: a large proportion of patients suffering from these conditions is involved and the corresponding impact for the Health Institutions and the Society is dramatically increasing. Although LTOT is well known and widely used since long ago in most modern countries, it still represents a challenging topic due to the huge amount of variables which can affect both its efficacy and…
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Dal Negro, Roberto Walter
Hodder, Richard
Responsibility
Roberto Walter Dal Negro, Richard Hodder, editors ; forewords by Marc Miravitlles and Dario Olivieri
Place of Publication
Milan
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (xv, 235 p.)
ISBN
9788847025806
Subjects (MeSH)
Anoxia - therapy
Long-Term Care
Oxygen Inhalation Therapy
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive - therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency medicine
Internal medicine
Pneumology
Abstract
Long-term oxygen therapy (LTOT) usually represents the final step in the management of severe chronic respiratory diseases: a large proportion of patients suffering from these conditions is involved and the corresponding impact for the Health Institutions and the Society is dramatically increasing. Although LTOT is well known and widely used since long ago in most modern countries, it still represents a challenging topic due to the huge amount of variables which can affect both its efficacy and effectiveness. Unfortunately, patients, doctors, care-givers, together with health institutions and political decision makers frequently have different visions on LTOT, thus highly contributing to obtain uneven results and changing outcomes. The focus of this volume is on new insights and novel perspectives of LTOT. Starting from consolidated experiences, it's aim is also to emphasize the strategic value of developing technologies and innovative organizational models uniquely to find out even more opportunities and advantages for the management of chronic respiratory patients needing long-term oxygen treatment.
Contents
The patient candidate for LTOT -- The multidimensional evaluation of patients -- The cooperating roles -- Models for LTOT Management -- The outcomes -- Index.
Format
e-Book
Location
Online
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Pre-hospital emergency care services : report of the sub-committee on Special Services in Hospitals, Health Service Directorate, [and] Health Services Promotion Branch

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Health and Welfare Canada. Federal-Provincial Advisory Committee on Institutional and Medical Services. Sub-Committee on Institutional Program Guidelines. --Ottawa, ON: Health and Welfare Canada , 1985.
Call Number
WX 15 F42 1985
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Call Number
WX 15 F42 1985
Corporate Author
Health and Welfare Canada. Federal-Provincial Advisory Committee on Institutional and Medical Services. Sub-Committee on Institutional Program Guidelines
Place of Publication
Ottawa, ON
Publisher
Health and Welfare Canada
Date of Publication
1985
Physical Description
25 p.
Series Title
Guidelines for establishing standard for special services in hospitals
ISBN
662145879
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitals - standards
Emergency Medical Services - standards
Ambulatory Care - standards
Format
Book
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Copies
1
Loan Period
2 weeks
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Addiction services in hospitals : guidelines

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D.F. Moffatt, chairman. --Ottawa, ON: Health and Welfare Canada , 1981-1987.
Call Number
WX 200 DC2 G95
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Call Number
WX 200 DC2 G95
Author
Moffatt, D.F.
Corporate Author
Health and Welfare Canada
Responsibility
D.F. Moffatt, chairman
Alternate Title
Adult psychiatric services provided by general hospitals
Burn unit
Cardiovascular services in hospitals
Child and adolescent psychiatric services provided by general hospitals
Child and adolescent services in general hospitals
Computed tomography
Day surgery unit
Diabetic day care unit
Diagnostic ultrasound in facilities in hospitals
Emergency units in hospitals
Geriatric units in hospitals, geriatric day hospitals
Hospital day medicine unit
Intensive care unit
Nuclear medicine units in hospitals
Organ and tissue donation services in hospitals
Palliative care services in hospitals
Patient hostel unit
Pulmonary function laboratories
Respiratory therapy service
Place of Publication
Ottawa, ON
Publisher
Health and Welfare Canada
Date of Publication
1981-1987
Physical Description
20 booklets
Series Title
Guidelines for establishing standards for special services in hospitals
ISBN
0662134524
0662113551
0662148274
0662148711
0662114183
0662123719
0662127536
0662124472
0662127501
0662143396
0662127544
066211356X
0662137051
0662114175
0662145860
0662152999
0662127552
no ISBN given
0662124944
0662155343
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospital Units - standards
Hospitals, General - standards
Substance Use Disorders
Behavior, Addictive
Mental Health Services - standards
Psychiatric Department, Hospital - standards
Burn Units - standards
Coronary Care Units - standards
Child Psychiatry
Adolescent Psychiatry
Adolescent Medicine - standards
Pediatrics - standards
Tomography, X-Ray Computed - standards
Diagnostic Services - standards
Day Care - standards
Ambulatory Surgery - standards
Diabetes Mellitus
Ultrasonography - standards
Emergency Medical Services - standards
Geriatrics
Outpatient Clinics, Hospital - standards
Intensive Care Units - standards
Nuclear Medicine Department, Hospital - standards
Organ Procurement - standards
Transplantation - standards
Palliative Treatment - standards
Ambulatory Care Facilities - standards
Ambulatory Care - standards
Lung Volume Measurements - standards
Laboratories - Standards
Respiratory Care Units - standards
Respiratory Therapy Department, Hospital - standards
Canada
Format
Book
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Copies
1 SET (20 BOOKLETS)
Loan Period
2 weeks
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