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Adolescent Gynecology : A Clinical Casebook

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Hina J. Talib, editor. --Cham: Springer , c2018.
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This book offers a comprehensive and clinically relevant survey of adolescent gynecology. Adolescent Gynecology: A Clinical Casebook addresses the many intersecting considerations of gynecologic and reproductive health care for this population using a concise, case-based format. Organized in four sections, the first introduces chapters on adolescent confidentiality, puberty, and well care. Section II covers varied menstrual disorders, while Section III highlights issues in reproductive health c…
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Talib, Hina J.
Responsibility
Hina J. Talib, editor
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxv, 275 p.) : 25 illus., 14 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319669786
9783319669779 (print ed.)
9783319669793 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Adolescent
Genital Diseases, Female
Gynecology - methods
Specialty
Adolescent Medicine
Gynecology
Abstract
This book offers a comprehensive and clinically relevant survey of adolescent gynecology. Adolescent Gynecology: A Clinical Casebook addresses the many intersecting considerations of gynecologic and reproductive health care for this population using a concise, case-based format. Organized in four sections, the first introduces chapters on adolescent confidentiality, puberty, and well care. Section II covers varied menstrual disorders, while Section III highlights issues in reproductive health care including sexually transmitted infection and adolescent pregnancy. Finally, Section IV addresses special populations of adolescents, including chapters on girls who have sex with girls, girls who are victims of abuse and girls with special health care needs and chronic health conditions. In each section common gynecologic health issues are discussed in the context of these clinical cases, provide the knowledge needed to further improve comprehensive care of adolescent patients. Adolescent Gynecology: A Clinical Casebook is a unique resource that delivers essential clinical information for Adolescent Medicine and Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology fellowship trainees, as well as for medical students, resident trainees, and primary care practitioners who are the front-line caregivers for adolescent girls.
Contents
Part I: General and Developmental Approach to Adolescents -- 1. Case of a Girl with a Secret -- 2. Case of a Girl Due for HPV Immunization -- 3. Case of a Girl with Delayed Puberty and Inflammatory Bowel Disease -- 4. Case of a Girl with Vulvar Swelling -- 5. Case of a Girl with an Ovarian Cyst and Abdominal Pain -- Part II: Menstrual Disorders -- 6. Case of a Girl with Irregular Periods, Acne and Hirsutism -- 7. Case of a Girl with Painful Periods, Pain with Bowel Movements and Dyspareunia -- 8. Case of a girl with heavy, prolonged periods and anemia -- 9. Case of a girl with irritability and mood swings with her periods -- 10. Case of a girl with secondary amenorrhea and an eating disorder -- 11. Case of a Girl with Primary Amenorrhea, Cyclic Pelvic Pain, and Absent Vagina -- 12. Case of a Girl with Primary Amenorrhea, Delayed Puberty and High Gonadotropin levels -- Part III: Sexually Active Adolescents -- 13. Case of a Girl with Vaginal Discharge Who Has Sex with Boys -- 14. Case of a Girl with Vaginal Discharge Who Has Sex with Girls -- 15. Case of a Girl with Lower Abdominal Pain -- 16. Case of a Girl with Vulvar Ulcers -- 17. Case of a Girl with a Positive Pregnancy Test -- 18. Case of a Girl Seeking Birth Control -- 19. Case of a Girl with Condom Failure -- 20. Case of a Girl with Obesity Seeking Birth Control -- 21. Case of a Girl on Psychotropic Medications Seeking Birth Control -- Part IV: Special Populations of Adolescents -- 22. Case of a Sexually Active Girl with Immune Compromise on Teratogenic Medications -- 23. Case of a Girl Seeking Fertility Counseling -- 24. Case of Girl with Special Needs Seeking Menstrual Management -- 25. Case of a Girl with Chronic Abdominal Pain, Frequent Emergency Room Visits and Opioid Abuse.
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Advances in Geriatric Dermatology

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Anne Lynn S. Chang, editor. --Cham: Springer , c2015.
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This concise, easy-to-read book summarizes the current clinical evidence and basic science relating to aging and the skin, assisting the clinician in addressing skin problems in older dermatologic patients. Each chapter focuses on a particular area in which new knowledge has rapidly emerged over the past 5 years, ensuring that the book is completely up-to-date. Recent insights into aging skin from basic and translational science are first discussed, covering the underlying genetics and the pote…
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Chang, Anne Lynn S
Responsibility
Anne Lynn S. Chang, editor
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 109 p. : 8 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319183800
9783319183794 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Skin Aging
Skin Diseases
Skin Manifestations
Abstract
This concise, easy-to-read book summarizes the current clinical evidence and basic science relating to aging and the skin, assisting the clinician in addressing skin problems in older dermatologic patients. Each chapter focuses on a particular area in which new knowledge has rapidly emerged over the past 5 years, ensuring that the book is completely up-to-date. Recent insights into aging skin from basic and translational science are first discussed, covering the underlying genetics and the potential role of topical agents and procedures in reversing the aging process. Evidence-based prescribing in older patients is then explained, and the evidence relating to treatments for psoriasis, reviewed. Further chapters in Geriatric Dermatology address non-surgical treatment options for basal cell carcinoma, the increase in and management of sexually transmitted diseases in older dermatology patients, and cutaneous signs of elder mistreatment. Case vignettes and informative illustrations assist the reader in quickly grasping the connection between an age-related process and its clinical impact. Geriatric Dermatology is written for dermatologists, research scientists with translational interest, geriatricians, and gerontologists.
Contents
Dermato-pharmacology in Older Patients -- Pruritus in Older Patients -- Aged-Related Changes in the Nails -- Hormonal Regulation and Systemic Signals of Skin Aging -- Psoriasis Therapy in the Geriatric Population -- Supportive Skin Care in Older Patients -- Long-Term Care Dermatology -- Evidence-Based Treatment of Actinic Keratoses in Older Adults -- Recent Advances in Skin Cancer Treatment in Older Adults.
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Antibiotic and Antifungal Therapies in Dermatology

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Jón Hjaltalín Ólafsson, Roderick James Hay, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2016.
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This book is an up-to-date practical guide to the treatment of both common and unusual bacterial, fungal, and protozoal skin infections. Antibiotics and other treatment options for common skin diseases such as acne, rosacea, erysipelas, and impetigo are extensively discussed, and a thorough update is provided on therapies for fungal infections in the nails, hair, and skin. Current treatments for skin symptoms associated with sexually transmitted diseases are also explored in detail. As the sulf…
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Olafsson, Jon H
Hay, Roderick James
Responsibility
Jón Hjaltalín Ólafsson, Roderick James Hay, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (vii, 345 p. : 101 illus., 100 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319394244
9783319394220 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Anti-Bacterial Agents - therapeutic use
Antifungal Agents - therapeutic use
Skin Diseases - drug therapy
Skin Diseases, Infectious - drug therapy
Abstract
This book is an up-to-date practical guide to the treatment of both common and unusual bacterial, fungal, and protozoal skin infections. Antibiotics and other treatment options for common skin diseases such as acne, rosacea, erysipelas, and impetigo are extensively discussed, and a thorough update is provided on therapies for fungal infections in the nails, hair, and skin. Current treatments for skin symptoms associated with sexually transmitted diseases are also explored in detail. As the sulfonamides and tetracyclines have long held a special status in dermatology and venereology, an individual chapter focuses on these drugs and their potential side-effects. A range of mycobacterial infections are discussed, and a further chapter considers the treatment of protozoal infections, including leishmaniasis, which are often unfamiliar to practitioners in the Western world. This handy book, with its helpful graphics and clear lists of symptoms, treatments, and practical tips, will be an ideal quick reference for the busy practitioner.
Contents
Fungal Infections in Skin -- Fungal Infections in Hair -- Fungal Infections in Nails -- Antibiotics in the Management of Acne -- Rosacea -- Venereal Diseases I: (Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis) -- Venereal Diseases II: (Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis) -- Common Bacterial Skin Infections (Erysipelas, Impetigo) -- Tuberculosis, Leprosy, Buruli Ulcer and "Atypical" Mycobacteria -- Treatment of Protozoan Parasites of the Skin (Leishmaniasis) -- The Use of Sulfonamides, Dapsone and Tetracyclines in Dermatology.
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The ASCRS manual of colon and rectal surgery

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David E. Beck [and others], editors. (Second edition) --New York: Springer , c2014.
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The ASCRS Manual of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Second Edition is designed to provide a rapid access pocket reference for residents, fellows, private clinicians, and allied health professionals caring for patients with colorectal surgical diseases. The Manual, abstracted from the ASCRS Textbook of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Second Edition, is intended to impart succinct, clinically relevant information for daily patient care. The chapters take an evidence-based approach and many provide ASCRS prac…
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American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Other Authors
Beck, David E
Responsibility
David E. Beck [and others], editors
Edition
Second edition
Alternate Title
Manual of colon and rectal surgery
Place of Publication
New York
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvii, 1005 pages)
ISBN
9781461484509 (electronic bk.)
9781461484493
Subjects (MeSH)
Colonic Diseases - surgery
Colorectal Surgery - Handbooks
Rectal Diseases - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Colon (Anatomy) - Surgery
Rectum—Surgery
Colorectal Surgery - methods
Colonic Diseases - surgery
Rectal Diseases - surgery
Abstract
The ASCRS Manual of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Second Edition is designed to provide a rapid access pocket reference for residents, fellows, private clinicians, and allied health professionals caring for patients with colorectal surgical diseases. The Manual, abstracted from the ASCRS Textbook of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Second Edition, is intended to impart succinct, clinically relevant information for daily patient care. The chapters take an evidence-based approach and many provide ASCRS practice parameters. The contents are presented consistently, with concise overviews of the most clinically relevant topics. The disease chapters discuss etiology, anatomic considerations, patient evaluation, lab results, imaging, diagnosis and treatment. The surgical chapters address these same issues, in addition to discussion of minimally invasive versus open techniques, possible complications, and perioperative care. The Manual also includes anatomical and technique drawings, operative photos and algorithms. Concise yet comprehensive, The ASCRS Manual of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Second Edition is very useful for physicians and researchers dealing with diseases of the colon and rectum.
Contents
Anatomy and Embryology of the Colon, Rectum, and Anus -- Colonic Physiology -- Anorectal Physiology -- Physiologic Testing -- Endoscopy -- Radiology -- Endoluminal Ultrasound -- Preoperative Management -- Postoperative Management -- Postoperative Complications -- Hemorrhoids -- Anal Fissure -- Anorectal Abscess and Fistula -- Benign Anovaginal and Rectovaginal Fistulas -- Pilonidal Disease and Hidradenitis Suppurativa -- Dermatology and Pruritus Ani -- Sexually Transmitted Diseases -- Fecal Incontinence -- Pelvic Floor Disorders -- Anal Cancer -- Presacral Tumors -- Diverticular Disease -- Colonic Volvulus -- Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage -- Endometriosis -- Trauma of the Colon and Rectum -- IBD: Diagnosis and Evaluation -- IBD: Medical Management -- Ulcerative Colitis: Surgical Management -- Crohns Disease: Surgical Management -- Intestinal Stomas -- Constipation and Functional Bowel Disorders -- Rectal Prolapse -- Other Benign Colorectal Disorders -- Advanced Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery -- Polyps -- Hereditary Colorectal Cancer -- Colorectal Cancer: Epidemiology, Etiology, and Molecular Basis -- Colorectal Cancer Screening -- Colon Cancer Evaluation and Staging -- Surgical Management of Colon Cancer -- The Preoperative Staging of Rectal Cancer -- Local Excision of Rectal Cancer -- Surgical Treatment of Rectal Cancer -- Rectal Cancer: Locally Advanced and Recurrent -- Colorectal Cancer: Adjuvant Therapy -- Colorectal Cancer: Metastatic (Palliation) -- Colorectal Cancer: Surveillance -- Miscellaneous Neoplasms -- Pediatric Colorectal Disorders -- Health Care Economics -- Ethical and Legal Considerations -- Medical Legal Considerations -- Surgical Education -- Continuing Medical Education -- Quality.
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The ASCRS Manual of Colon and Rectal Surgery

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Scott R. Steele, Tracy L. Hull, Neil Hyman, Justin A. Maykel, Thomas E. Read, Charles B. Whitlow, editors. (Third edition) --Cham: Springer , 2019.
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This book provides a valuable resource for surgeons and health care providers who care for patients with colorectal disease at all stages of their careers. In line with previous editions, it aims to build upon the collective experience and expertise from national and international experts in the field, providing a completely revamped, up-to-date tome covering the wide breadth of colorectal disease organized around the “pillars” of colorectal surgery including perioperative care (including endos…
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Steele, Scott R.
Hull, Tracy L.
Hyman, Neil
Maykel, Justin A.
Read, Thomas E.
Whitlow, Charles B.
Other Authors
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Responsibility
Scott R. Steele, Tracy L. Hull, Neil Hyman, Justin A. Maykel, Thomas E. Read, Charles B. Whitlow, editors
Edition
Third edition
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2019
Physical Description
1 online resource (xx, 908 p.) : 579 illus., 461 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030011659
9783030011642 (Print ed.)
9783030011666 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Colonic Diseases - surgery
Colorectal Surgery - methods
Rectal Diseases - surgery
Specialty
Colorectal Surgery
Abstract
This book provides a valuable resource for surgeons and health care providers who care for patients with colorectal disease at all stages of their careers. In line with previous editions, it aims to build upon the collective experience and expertise from national and international experts in the field, providing a completely revamped, up-to-date tome covering the wide breadth of colorectal disease organized around the “pillars” of colorectal surgery including perioperative care (including endoscopy); anorectal disease; benign disease (including inflammatory bowel disease); malignancy; pelvic floor disorders; and a “miscellaneous” section that covers aspects both inside and beyond the operating room that are pertinent to providers at every level. In addition, each chapter contains several Key Concepts that succinctly depict the major learning objectives for individual sections and are in line with the Core Curriculum for Colon and Rectal Surgery provided by Association of Program Directors in Colon and Rectal Surgery and the key topics used by the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery. The ASCRS Manual of Colon and Rectal Surgery 3rd Edition serves as a relevant and practical tool to provide information, recommendations, and ultimately help improve the care and outcome for our patients.
Contents
Part I. Perioperative/ Endoscopy -- Anatomy and Embryology of the Colon, Rectum & Anus -- Colonic Physiology -- Anal Physiology: The Physiology of Continence and Defecation -- Endoscopy -- Endoscopic Management of Polyps, Polypectomy and Combined Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery -- Preoperative Assessment of Colorectal Patients -- Optimizing Outcomes with Enhanced Recovery -- Postoperative Complications -- Anastomotic Construction -- Anastomotic Complications -- Part II. Anorectal Disease -- Approach to Anal Pain -- Hemorrhoids -- Anal Fissure -- Anorectal Abscess and Fistula -- Complex anorectal fistulas -- Rectovaginal Fistula -- Pilonidal Disease and Hidradenitis Suppurativa -- Dermatology and Pruritus Ani -- Sexually Transmitted Infections -- Anal Intraepithelial Neoplasia -- Part III. Malignant Disease -- Anal Cancer -- Presacral Tumors -- Molecular Basis of Colorectal Cancer and Overview of Inherited Colorectal Cancer Syndromes -- Colorectal Neoplasms: Screening and Surveillance after Polypectomy -- Colon Cancer: Preoperative Evaluation and Staging -- The Surgical Management of Colon Cancer -- Rectal Cancer: Preoperative Evaluation & Staging -- Rectal Cancer: Neoadjuvant Therapy -- Local excision of rectal neoplasia -- Rectal Cancer: Watch and Wait -- Proctectomy -- Rectal Cancer Decision Making -- Colorectal Cancer: Postoperative Adjuvant Therapy -- Colorectal Cancer: Surveillance after Curative-Intent Therapy -- Colorectal Cancer: Management of Local Recurrence -- Colorectal Cancer: Management of Stage IV Disease -- Appendiceal Neoplasms -- Carcinoids, GISTs and Lymphomas of Colon and Rectum -- Diverticular Disease -- Large Bowel Obstruction -- Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage -- Endometriosis -- Trauma of the Colon, Rectum, and Anus -- Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Pathobiology -- IBD Diagnosis and Evaluation -- Medical Management of Chronic Ulcerative Colitis -- Medical Management of Crohn’s Disease -- Anorectal Crohn's disease -- Crohn’s Disease: Surgical Management -- Ulcerative Colitis – Surgical Management -- Complications of the Ileal Pouch -- Infectious Colitides -- Clostridium difficile Infection -- Radiation, microscopic, ischemic colitis -- Intestinal Stoma -- Functional Complications After Colon and Rectal Surgery -- Common Tests for the Pelvic Floor -- Evaluation of Constipation and Treatment of Abdominal Constipation -- Obstructed Defecation -- Rectal Prolapse -- Evaluation and Treatment of FI -- Functional Bowel Disorders for the Colorectal Surgeons -- Middle and Anterior Compartment: Issues for the Colorectal Surgeon -- Part IV. Miscellaneous -- Pediatric Colorectal Disorders -- Considerations for Geriatric Patients Undergoing Colorectal Surgery -- Health Care Economics -- Ethical Issues in Colorectal Surgery -- Welcome to Litigation -- Surgical Education -- Maintenance of Certification: Current Status and Future Considerations -- Quality and Safety in Colon & Rectal Surgery -- Practice Management.
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The ASCRS Textbook of Colon and Rectal Surgery

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Scott R. Steele, Tracy L. Hull, Thomas E. Read, Theodore J. Saclarides, Anthony J. Senagore, Charles B. Whitlow, editors. (3rd ed.) --Cham: Springer , c2016.
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This third edition text provides a completely revised and updated new version of this unique, modern, practical text that covers the strategic evaluation, specific approaches, and detailed management techniques utilized by expert colorectal surgeons caring for patients with complex problems--whether they result from underlying colorectal disease or from complications arising from previous surgical therapy. The format follows that of both a "how to" manual as well as an algorithm-based guide to …
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Steele, Scott R
Hull, Tracy L
Read, Thomas E
Saclarides, Theodore J
Senagore, Anthony J
Whitlow, Charles B
Responsibility
Scott R. Steele, Tracy L. Hull, Thomas E. Read, Theodore J. Saclarides, Anthony J. Senagore, Charles B. Whitlow, editors
Edition
3rd ed.
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxiii, 1292 p. : 1089 illus., 555 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319259703
9783319259680 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Colonic Diseases - surgery
Colorectal Surgery - methods
Rectal Diseases - surgery
Abstract
This third edition text provides a completely revised and updated new version of this unique, modern, practical text that covers the strategic evaluation, specific approaches, and detailed management techniques utilized by expert colorectal surgeons caring for patients with complex problems--whether they result from underlying colorectal disease or from complications arising from previous surgical therapy. The format follows that of both a "how to" manual as well as an algorithm-based guide to allow the reader to understand the thought process behind the proposed treatment strategy. By making use of evidence-based recommendations, each chapter includes not only background information and diagnostic/therapeutic guidelines, but also provides a narrative by the author on his/her operative technical details and perioperative "tips and tricks" that they utilize in the management of these complex surgical challenges. Distinctive to this book, is the reliance on experts in the field including past presidents of the ASCRS, as well as multiple other national and internationally recognized surgeons, to lend their personal insight into situations where data may be more sparse, but individual and collective experience is paramount to making sound decisions and thereby optimizing patient outcomes. The text includes chapters on the assessment of risk and methods utilized to minimize perioperative complications. In addition, it incorporates sections covering the medical and surgical therapies for abdominal, pelvic and anorectal disease. Moreover, the technical challenges of managing complications resulting from the original or subsequent operations is addressed. The underlying focus throughout the text is on providing pragmatic and understandable solutions that can be readily implemented by surgeons of varying experience to successfully treat complex colorectal problems. However, it also goes beyond the technical aspects of colorectal surgery and includes special sections highlighting the essence of a surgeon; covering aspects involving the medical-legal, ethical, and economic challenges confronting surgeons. Throughout the text, each author provides an ongoing narrative of his/her individual surgical techniques along with illustrations and diagrams to "personally" take the reader through the crucial steps of the procedure, and key points of patient care inherent to that topic. Additionally, where appropriate, links to online videos give the reader an up-front look into technical aspects of colorectal surgery.
Contents
Anatomy and Embryology of the Colon, Rectum & Anus -- Colonic Physiology -- Anal Physiology: The physiology of continence and defecation -- Endoscopy -- Endoscopic management of polyps, polypectomy and combined endoscopic and laparoscopic surgery -- Preoperative assessment of colorectal patients -- Optimizing Outcomes with Enhanced Recovery -- Postoperative Complications -- Anastomotic Construction -- Anastomotic complications -- Approach to Anal Pain -- Hemorrhoids -- Anal Fissure -- Anorectal Abscess and Fistula -- Complex Anorectal Fistulas -- Rectovaginal Fistula -- Pilonidal Disease and Hidradenitis Suppurativa -- Dermatology and Pruritus Ani -- Sexually Transmitted Infections -- Anal Intraepithelial Neoplasia -- Anal Cancer -- Presacral Tumors -- Molecular Basis of Colorectal Cancer and Overview of Inherited Colorectal Cancer Syndromes -- Colorectal Neoplasms: Screening and Surveillance after Polypectomy -- Colon Cancer: Preoperative Evaluation and Staging -- The Surgical Management of Colon Cancer -- Rectal Cancer: Preoperative Evaluation and Staging -- Rectal Cancer: Neoadjuvant Therapy -- Local excision of rectal neoplasia -- Rectal Cancer:á Watch and Wait -- Proctectomy -- Rectal Cancer Decision Making -- Colorectal Cancer:á Postoperative Adjuvant Therapy -- Colorectal Cancer: Surveillance after Curative-Intent Therapy -- Colorectal Cancer:á Management of Local Recurrence -- Colorectal Cancer: Management of Stage IV Disease -- Appendiceal Neoplasms -- Carcinoids, GISTs and Lymphomas of Colon and Rectum -- Diverticular Disease -- Large Bowel Obstruction -- Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage -- Endometriosis -- Trauma of the Colon, Rectum, and Anus -- Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Pathobiology -- IBD Diagnosis and Evaluation -- Medical Management of Chronic Ulcerative Colitis -- Medical Management of Crohn's Disease -- Anorectal Crohn's disease -- Crohn's Disease: Surgical Management -- Ulcerative Colitis: Surgical Management -- Complications of the Ileal Pouch -- Infectious Colitides -- Clostridium difficile Infection -- Radiation, microscopic, ischemic colitis -- Intestinal Stomas -- Functional complications after colon and rectal surgery -- Common Tests for the Pelvic Floor -- Evaluation of Constipation and Treatment of Abdominal Constipation -- Obstructed Defecation -- Rectal Prolapse -- Evaluation and Treatment of FI -- Functional Bowel Disorders for the Colorectal Surgeon -- Middle and Anterior Compartment: Issues for the Colorectal Surgeon -- Pediatric Colorectal Disorders -- Considerations for Geriatric Patients Undergoing Colorectal Surgery -- Health Care Economics -- Ethical Issues in Colorectal Surgery -- Welcome to Litigation -- Surgical Education -- Maintenance of Certification: Current Status and Future Considerations -- Quality & Safety in Colon & Rectal Surgery -- Practice Management.
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Atlas of Dermatoses in Pigmented Skin

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Ranthilaka R. Ranawaka, Ajith P. Kannangara, Ajith Karawita, editors. --Singapore: Springer , c2021.
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This book focuses on the representation of dermatological diseases in pigmented skin, fills an important gap in the literature, and facilitates better dermatological diagnosis when dealing with patients of various ethnicities. It discusses over 400 diseases and their representations with the help of over 2000 high-quality images and illustrations. This book elaborates on each single disease using easy-to-follow schematics and a focused approach to facilitate reader learning. Pursuing a comprehe…
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Ranawaka, Ranthilaka R.
Kannangara, Ajith P.
Karawita, Ajith
Responsibility
Ranthilaka R. Ranawaka, Ajith P. Kannangara, Ajith Karawita, editors
Place of Publication
Singapore
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2021
Physical Description
1 online resource (xviii, 1066 p.) : 2238 illus., 2227 illus. in color
ISBN
9789811554834
9789811554827 (Print ed.)
9789811554841 (Print ed.)
9789811554858 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Skin Pigmentation
Skin Diseases
Specialty
Dermatology
Abstract
This book focuses on the representation of dermatological diseases in pigmented skin, fills an important gap in the literature, and facilitates better dermatological diagnosis when dealing with patients of various ethnicities. It discusses over 400 diseases and their representations with the help of over 2000 high-quality images and illustrations. This book elaborates on each single disease using easy-to-follow schematics and a focused approach to facilitate reader learning. Pursuing a comprehensive, the book covers not only common skin diseases such as psoriasis, lichen planus, eczema, erythrasma, cutaneous tuberculosis, leprosy, leishmaniasis and oral submucous fibrosis, but also rare tropical diseases such as sporotrichosis, mycetoma, rhinosporodiosis, lobomycosis, mucormycosis and subcutaneous zygomycosis. It also addresses aesthetic concerns by covering hypopigmented and hyperpigmented disorders in pigmented skin such as guttate hypomelanosis, vitiligo, progressive macular hypomelanosis, chemical or physical induced depigmentation, melasma, sebo-melanosis, lichen and macular amyloidosis. Offering comprehensive coverage of dermatological disorders and diseases in pigmented skin, the book is a must-have resource for dermatology trainees and practitioners who treat or care for pigmented skin patients.
Contents
Part I. Neonatal and Paediatric Dermatoses -- Dermatoses of the Neonate and Infancy -- Congenital Naevi and Melanocytic Naevi -- Vascular Tumours and Malformations -- Neurocutaneous Syndromes -- Part II. Inflammatory Dermatoses -- Psoriasis -- Eczematous Disorders -- Disorders of Keratinisation -- Allergic and Irritant Contact Dermatitis -- Occupational dermAtoses -- Photodermatosis -- Cutaneous Reactions -- Neutrophilic Dermatoses -- Part III. Infections And Infestations. Cutaneous Tuberculosis -- Mycobacterial Infections in Sri Lanka -- Leprosy -- Virus Infections -- Superficial Fungal Infections -- Subcutaneous and Systemic Mycoses -- Onychomycosis -- Diseases Caused by Arthropods and Parasites -- Leishmaniasis in Sri Lanka -- Sexually Transmitted Infections -- Part IV. Systemic Dermatoses -- Sarcoidosis -- Autoimmune Blistering Diseases -- Lichen Planus and Lichenoid Disorder.-Acne -- Rosacea -- Disorders of Connective Tissue -- Leg Ulcers -- Cutaneous Vasculitis -- Autoimmune Connective Tissue Diseases -- Part V. The Skin and the Organs -- Benign Lesions in the Oral Cavity -- The External Ear and Skin -- Psychocutaneous Disorders -- Disorders of Hair -- Trichoscopy - Dermoscopy Hair -- Disorders of nails -- Genital Dermatoses -- Part VI. Pigmentary and Cosmetic Dermatoses -- Cultural Dermatoses -- Facial Melanosis -- Vitiligo -- Hypopigmentary Disorders -- Hyperpigmentary Disorders -- Part VII. Benign and Malignant Skin Tumours -- Oral Potentially Malignant Disorders (OPMDs) -- Oral Cancer -- Hypopigmented Mycosis Fungoides -- Tumours of the Skin Appendages -- Benign Skin Proliferations -- Precursors of Skin Carcinoma -- Skin Carcinomas -- Part VIII.Therapy and Complications -- Cutaneous Adverse Reactions to Drugs -- Part IX: Invited Chapters -- Dermatoses from Brazil.
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Atlas of Human Semen Examination

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Donatella Paoli, Francesco Lombardo, Andrea Lenzi. --Cham: Springer , c2020.
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This atlas provides valuable information on crucial aspects of sperm examination as well numerous meaningful color illustrations. It discusses successful evaluation of the sperm morphology and the cellular elements other than spermatozoa, enabling readers to unambiguously interpret seminal cytologic images and compare reports for diagnostic, therapeutic and prognostic purposes. With its extensive collection of colored images, the book is intended as a reference resource for students and technic…
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Paoli, Donatella
Other Authors
Lombardo, Francesco
Lenzi, Andrea
Responsibility
Donatella Paoli, Francesco Lombardo, Andrea Lenzi
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (vii, 106 p.) : 172 illus. in color
Series Title
Trends in andrology and sexual medicine
ISBN
9783030399986
9783030399979 (Print ed.)
9783030399993 (Print ed.)
9783030400002 (Print ed.)
ISSN
2367-0088
Subjects (MeSH)
Cytodiagnosis
Cytological Techniques
Microscopy - methods
Spermatozoa - ultrastructure
Specialty
Men's Health
Microscopy
Reproductive Medicine
Abstract
This atlas provides valuable information on crucial aspects of sperm examination as well numerous meaningful color illustrations. It discusses successful evaluation of the sperm morphology and the cellular elements other than spermatozoa, enabling readers to unambiguously interpret seminal cytologic images and compare reports for diagnostic, therapeutic and prognostic purposes. With its extensive collection of colored images, the book is intended as a reference resource for students and technicians in the field of andrology as well as practitioners and clinicians in andrology, urology, pathology, IVF and other ART programs.
Contents
Introduction -- Human Semen Examination -- 1. Notes on Human Spermatogenesis -- 2. Morphological Structure of the Spermatozoon -- 3. Non-sperm Cellular Components of the Seminal Fluid -- 3.1 Elements from the Spermatogenesis Process -- 4. Morphological Study of the Seminal Fluid -- 4.1 Preparation of Semen Smears -- 4.2 Staining Techniques -- 5. Chromatin Aspect -- 5.1 Chromatin Organization in Human Sperm -- Further Reading -- Image Gallery: Sperm Morphology -- Image Gallery: Non-Sperm Cellular Components -- Image Gallery: Chromatin Integrity -- Image Gallery: Morphological Evaluation of Sperm Heads with Fragmented DNA, Using Both Transmitted (Bright Field) and Reflected (Dark Field) Light; Every Picture is Shown in Three Different Light Condition.
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Atlas of Male Genital Disorders : A Useful Aid for Clinical Diagnosis

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat40821
Giuseppe Micali, Marco Cusini, Pompeo Donofrio, Franco Dinotta. --Milan: Springer , c2013.
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Male genital disorders represent a common issue in medical practice, especially in the dermatological setting. Correct clinical evaluation of these disorders is essential when addressing the diagnosis, which in some cases may require histopathological confirmation. Depending on the disease, early diagnosis may be not only lifesaving, but also of fundamental importance to the planning of successful treatment. This atlas introduces the most common penile diseases, along with more rarely encounter…
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Micali, Giuseppe
Other Authors
Cusini, Marco
Donofrio, Pompeo
Dinotta, Franco
Responsibility
Giuseppe Micali, Marco Cusini, Pompeo Donofrio, Franco Dinotta
Place of Publication
Milan
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 181 p. : ill.)
ISBN
9788847027879
9788847027862 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Genital Diseases, Male - diagnosis
Genital Diseases, Male - pathology
Genitalia, Male - pathology
Abstract
Male genital disorders represent a common issue in medical practice, especially in the dermatological setting. Correct clinical evaluation of these disorders is essential when addressing the diagnosis, which in some cases may require histopathological confirmation. Depending on the disease, early diagnosis may be not only lifesaving, but also of fundamental importance to the planning of successful treatment. This atlas introduces the most common penile diseases, along with more rarely encountered ones. It provides invaluable guidance on clinical diagnosis by highlighting prominent clinical features and presenting particular videodermatoscopy findings when these are indicative of the diagnosis. In addition, for each condition the most appropriate treatment is proposed, taking into account recent therapeutic advances of proven benefit.
Contents
Anatomy of Male Genitalia -- Infections -- Infestations -- Sexually Transmitted Diseases -- Inflammatory Disorders -- Pigmentation Disorders -- Benign Neoplastic Disorders -- Malignant Neoplastic Disorders -- Dysembrioplastic Disorders -- Miscellaneous Disorders.
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e-Book
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Atlas
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Atlas of sexually transmitted diseases and AIDS

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Morse, Stephen A. (3rd ed.) --Edinburgh, Scotland: Mosby , 2003.
Call Number
WC 17 A881 2003
Location
Dickson Building
Call Number
WC 17 A881 2003
Author
Morse, Stephen A
Edition
3rd ed.
Place of Publication
Edinburgh, Scotland
Publisher
Mosby
Date of Publication
2003
Physical Description
408 p.
ISBN
0723432279
Subjects (MeSH)
Sexually Transmitted Diseases - Atlases
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome - Atlases
Format
Book
Location
Dickson Building
Loan Period
3 weeks
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Atlas of Sexually Transmitted Diseases : Clinical Aspects and Differential Diagnosis

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Mauro Romero Leal Passos, editor-in-chief. --Cham: Springer , c2018.
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The Atlas of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Differential Diagnosis is a complete course through the most important sexual diseases. Counting with about 1000 figures, this atlas focuses on the peculiar characteristics of each of these diseases and in the relevant aspects for a proper differential diagnosis. It is authored by MDs with a deep knowledge in the field, providing a very comprehensive casuistry. Throughout the book the reader will have access to hundreds of pictures discussing about…
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Passos, Mauro Romero Leal
Responsibility
Mauro Romero Leal Passos, editor-in-chief
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvii, 464 p.) : 994 illus., 979 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319574707
9783319574684 (print ed.)
9783319574691 (print ed.)
9783319861708 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Diagnosis, Differential
Sexually Transmitted Diseases - diagnosis
Specialty
Infectious Disease Medicine
Sexual Health
Abstract
The Atlas of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Differential Diagnosis is a complete course through the most important sexual diseases. Counting with about 1000 figures, this atlas focuses on the peculiar characteristics of each of these diseases and in the relevant aspects for a proper differential diagnosis. It is authored by MDs with a deep knowledge in the field, providing a very comprehensive casuistry. Throughout the book the reader will have access to hundreds of pictures discussing about the most important sexually transmitted diseases. Each chapter will approach a different disease, providing a broad sort of images, since a microscopic perspective until the most classical genital lesions and characteristics, considering also systemic manifestations. Every figure is presented with a descriptive and instructive legend, providing the reader with all possible related information. Additionally, every chapter begins with an explanatory and introductory text disclosing about key aspects of the disease, such as etiopathogenesis; clinical manifestation; clinical, laboratorial and differential diagnosis; treatment and prevention.
Contents
1. Syphilis -- 2. Genital Herpes,- 3. Chancroid -- 4. Lymphogranuloma Venereum -- 5. Donovanosis -- 6. Infection by Gonococcus and Clamydia -- 7. Vulvovaginitis -- 8. Condyloma and Infection by HPV -- 9. HIV/AIDS -- 10. Differential Diagnosis.
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e-Book
Publication Type
Atlas
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Basic science for anaesthetists

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by Sylva Dolenska. (2nd ed.) --Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press , 2006.
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Author
Dolenska, Sylva
Responsibility
by Sylva Dolenska
Edition
2nd ed.
Alternate Title
Basic science for anesthetists
Place of Publication
Cambridge, UK
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Date of Publication
2006
Physical Description
199 p.
ISBN
6610567573
Subjects (MeSH)
Anesthesia
Contents
Cover -- Half-Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- CONTENTS -- ABBREVIATIONS and SYMBOLS -- FIGURE CAPTIONS -- FOREWORDS -- PREFACE -- PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION -- Part 1 Physics, mathematics, statistics, anaesthetic apparatus -- Gas compression, relationship of volume, pressure and temperature -- Real gas compression -- Isothermic compression - decompression -- Adiabatic compression - decompression -- Flow and resistance -- Laminar flow -- Turbulent flow -- Heat, vaporization and humidification -- Vaporization -- Simple mechanics 1: mass, force, pressure -- Simple mechanics 2: work and power -- Mathematical concepts -- The linear relationship -- Rectangular hyperbola -- Parabola -- Sinusoid waveform -- Exponentials 1: the curves -- Exponential growth (e.g. chain reaction, growth of bacteria) -- Exponential decay (e.g. drug elimination, decrease of transmitted light intensity with distance) -- Saturation exponential (e.g. pumping up a tyre, or intermittent positive pressure ventilation with a ventilator that generates constant pressure) -- Logarithm -- Exponentials 2: Properties of exponential decay curve -- Half-life, time constant and 'time to finish' -- Descriptive statistics -- Mode of distribution -- Measures of central tendency -- Presentation of data -- Diagrams -- Receiver operating characteristic curve -- Gas supply and pressure -- Pressure conversion -- The circle system -- Performance of the circle system under low fresh gas flow conditions -- The Mapleson A (Magill) breating system -- T-pieces -- Lung filling with automatic lung ventilators -- Constant pressure generator -- Constant flow generator -- Part 2 Clinical measurement -- Basic measurement concepts -- Electromanometers, frequency response and damping -- Frequency response -- Damping -- Pulse oximeter principle -- Pulse oximeter components and method of measurement -- Oxygen content and oxygen tension measurement -- Definitions -- Oxygen content measurement -- Capnography -- Waveform analysis (5 mm s-1) -- Trend analysis (display at 25 mm min-1) -- Uses of capnography -- [H+], pH and its measurement -- Basics of acid-base balance -- pH meter (Figure 75) -- Principles of measurement of flow in gases and liquids -- Cardiac output measurement by thermal dilution technique -- Measurement of the mechanical properties of the chest -- Static compliance (C = V/ p) -- Airways resistance (R = p/Q = palv - pmouth Q) -- Lung volumes and their measurement -- Functional residual capacity (FRC) -- Dead space volume, closing volume (single breath analysis of expired nitrogen) -- Part 3a Physiology: the cardiovascular system -- The cardiac cycle and the intravascular pressure waveforms -- Cardiovascular effects of intermittent positive pressure ventilation -- Control of cardiac output, regulation of cardiac function -- Cardi
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Behavioral Interventions for Prevention and Control of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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edited by Sevgi O. Aral, John M. Douglas. --New York, NY: Springer , c2007.
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Author
Aral, Sevgi O
Other Authors
Douglas, John M
Responsibility
edited by Sevgi O. Aral, John M. Douglas
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2007
ISBN
9780387487403
Subjects (MeSH)
Health Behavior
Public Health - methods
Sexually Transmitted Diseases - prevention & control
Behavioral Medicine - methods
Subjects (LCSH)
Public health
Infectious diseases
Epidemiology
Sexual behavior
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e-Book
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Berek and Novak's gynecology

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[edited by] Jonathan S. Berek ; editorial assistant & design, Deborah L. Berek ; illustrations by Timothy C. Hengst, George Barile. (15th ed.) --Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins , c2012.
Call Number
WP 100 B487 2012
Location
Cape Breton Regional
"Berek and Novak's Gynecology is the gold standard text in general gynecology serving both as a comprehensive reference and a practical, clinically-oriented text. This reference is not only a must-have product for residents in training, but it offers information for the practicing physician. The book covers the entire spectrum of women's healthcare by offering guidance for the management of specific gynecologic conditions in eight sections. The first two sections cover principles of practice an…
Call Number
WP 100 B487 2012
Other Authors
Berek, Jonathan S.
Novak, Emil, 1883-1957
Responsibility
[edited by] Jonathan S. Berek ; editorial assistant & design, Deborah L. Berek ; illustrations by Timothy C. Hengst, George Barile.
Edition
15th ed.
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
xix, 1539 p.
ISBN
9781451114331
1451114338
Subjects (MeSH)
Genital Diseases, Female
Gynecology - methods
Pregnancy Complications
Population
Female
Abstract
"Berek and Novak's Gynecology is the gold standard text in general gynecology serving both as a comprehensive reference and a practical, clinically-oriented text. This reference is not only a must-have product for residents in training, but it offers information for the practicing physician. The book covers the entire spectrum of women's healthcare by offering guidance for the management of specific gynecologic conditions in eight sections. The first two sections cover principles of practice and initial assessment and the relevant basic science. The third section is on preventive and primary care for women, and the remaining five sections are directed at methods of diagnosis and management in general gynecology, operative general gynecology, urogynecology and pelvic reconstructive surgery, reproductive endocrinology, and gynecologic oncology"--Provided by publisher.
Contents
Initial assessment and communication -- Principles of patient care -- Safety and quality -- Clinical research -- Anatomy and embryology -- Molecular biology and genetics -- Reproductive physiology -- Preventive health care and screening -- Primary care -- Family planning -- Sexuality, sexual dysfunction, and sexual assault -- Common psychiatric problems -- Complementary therapy -- Benign diseases of the female reproductive tract -- Uterine fibroids -- Pelvic pain and dysmenorrhea -- Endometriosis -- Genitourinary infections and sexually transmitted diseases -- Intraepithelial disease of the cervix, vagina, and vulva -- Early pregnancy loss and ectopic pregnancy -- Benign breast disease -- Preoperative evaluation and postoperative management -- Gynecologic endoscopy -- Hysterectomy -- Robotic operations -- Lower urinary tract disorders -- Pelvic organ prolapse -- Anorectal dysfunction -- Puberty -- Amenorrhea -- Endocrine disorders -- Infertility and assisted reproductive technology -- Recurrent pregnancy loss -- Menopause -- Uterine cancer -- Cervical and vaginal cancer -- Ovarian, fallopian tube, and peritoneal cancer -- Vulvar cancer -- Gestational trophoblastic disease -- Breast cancer.
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Book
Location
Cape Breton Regional
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Birth control patch

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Women's Choice Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0255
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The birth control patch is a patch that you place on your skin once a week. It has 2 hormones, estrogen and progesterone, which are absorbed (taken in) through the skin. It is used to prevent pregnancy. This pamphlet explains how the patch works, how well it works, pros and cons, possible side effects (as well as serious ones to be aware of), who should not use it, how to use it, and where to put it on your body. Instructions for what to do if you forget to start or change a patch, or if it fal…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Women's Choice Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Transdermal Patch
Ovulation Inhibition
Contraception - methods
Subjects (LCSH)
Transdermal medication
Contraception
Abstract
The birth control patch is a patch that you place on your skin once a week. It has 2 hormones, estrogen and progesterone, which are absorbed (taken in) through the skin. It is used to prevent pregnancy. This pamphlet explains how the patch works, how well it works, pros and cons, possible side effects (as well as serious ones to be aware of), who should not use it, how to use it, and where to put it on your body. Instructions for what to do if you forget to start or change a patch, or if it falls off (partly or completely) is given. A list of what can make it less effective is provided. The patch is not prescribed to women over 35 who smoke due to the risks involved. The patch will not protect you against sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The French version of this pamphlet 2026, "Le timbre contraceptif", is also available.
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Prepared by: Nova Scotia Women's Choice Clinic
Pamphlet Number
0255
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Birth control pills

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36525
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Women's Choice Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0171
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Birth control pills work to prevent pregnancy by stopping you from ovulating, thickening the mucus made by your cervix, and changing the lining of your uterus. This pamphlet explains how well the pill works, when it starts working, pros and cons, how to take it, what can change how well it works, instructions for missed pills, and possible side effects (as well as serious ones to be aware of). The pill is not prescribed to women over 35 who smoke due to the risks involved. The pill will not pro…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Women's Choice Clinic
Alternate Title
The pill
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Ovulation Inhibition
Contraception - methods
Subjects (LCSH)
Oral contraceptives
Contraception
Abstract
Birth control pills work to prevent pregnancy by stopping you from ovulating, thickening the mucus made by your cervix, and changing the lining of your uterus. This pamphlet explains how well the pill works, when it starts working, pros and cons, how to take it, what can change how well it works, instructions for missed pills, and possible side effects (as well as serious ones to be aware of). The pill is not prescribed to women over 35 who smoke due to the risks involved. The pill will not protect you against sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The French version of this pamphlet 2027, "La pilule contraceptive", is also available.
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Prepared by: Nova Scotia Women's Choice Clinic
Pamphlet Number
0171
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Braun-Falco´s Dermatology

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat44923
Gerd Plewig, Lars French, Thomas Ruzicka, Roland Kaufmann, Michael Hertl, editors. (4th edition) --Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer , c2020.
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The skin classic in a completely updated new edition. Braun-Falco´s Dermatology has been extensively revised for the 4th edition and offers an impressive overview of the complete specialist field for the clinically active dermatologist . With an internationally renowned team of authors, the editors have succeeded in presenting dermatology in its clinical breadth and groundbreaking further developments in a comprehensive, precise and practical manner. The unique wealth of excellent illustration…
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Plewig, Gerd
French, Lars
Ruzicka, Thomas
Kaufmann, Roland
Hertl, Michael
Responsibility
Gerd Plewig, Lars French, Thomas Ruzicka, Roland Kaufmann, Michael Hertl, editors
Edition
4th edition
Place of Publication
Berlin, Heidelberg
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource
Series Title
Springer reference
ISBN
9783662587133
Subjects (MeSH)
Dermatology - methods
Skin Diseases
Specialty
Dermatology
Notes
"Living reference work."
Abstract
The skin classic in a completely updated new edition. Braun-Falco´s Dermatology has been extensively revised for the 4th edition and offers an impressive overview of the complete specialist field for the clinically active dermatologist . With an internationally renowned team of authors, the editors have succeeded in presenting dermatology in its clinical breadth and groundbreaking further developments in a comprehensive, precise and practical manner. The unique wealth of excellent illustrations and the clear, concise structure of the chapters are particularly noteworthy. In addition to the printed version, the new edition is also available for the first time in an electronic, continuously updated version. New in the 4th edition: - Current clinical classifications, guidelines and therapeutic concepts for inflammatory dermatoses and skin tumours This book is a must-read for dermatologists, doctors in continuing education and clinicians in general.
Contents
Acquired Disorders of Collagen and Elastin -- Adnexal Tumors -- Aquatic Dermatology: Venomous Animals -- Benign Epithelial Tumors -- Cancer-Associated Genodermatoses -- Connective Tissue Diseases: Introduction -- Cutaneous Aspects of Leukemia -- Cutaneous Calcification -- Cutaneous Lymphomas -- Diseases Caused by Ionizing Radiation -- Diseases Caused by Worms -- Diseases of Lymphatics -- Diseases of the Veins -- Disorders Caused by Physical and Chemical Damage -- Disorders of Purine, Sphingolipid, and Amino Acid Metabolism -- Epidermolysis Bullosa -- Gammopathies -- Genetics -- Hereditary Disorders of Collagen and Elastic Fibers -- Histiocytoses -- Human Herpes Viruses -- Human Papilloma Virus Infections -- Immediate-Type Allergy: Rhinoconjunctivitis, Asthma, Anaphylaxis -- Introduction to the Skin and Dermatology -- Malignant Epithelial Tumors -- Mastocytoses -- Melanoma -- Melanotic Spots and Melanocytic Nevi -- Nutritional Diseases -- Occupational Dermatoses -- Other Bacterial Infections of the Skin -- Other Venereal Infections -- Paraneoplastic Disorders -- Peripheral Occlusive Arterial Disease -- Pruritus and Prurigo -- Scleroderma -- Severe Cutaneous Adverse Drug Reactions -- Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Introduction -- Skin Changes Induced by Alcohol, Drug-Dependency, and Smoking -- Therapy with Ionizing Radiation -- Urticaria and Angioedema.
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e-Book
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Clinical Care for Homeless, Runaway and Refugee Youth : Intervention Approaches, Education and Research Directions

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Curren Warf, Grant Charles, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2020.
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Adolescent homelessness is a growing problem that results in a variety of health challenges. This text is a practical resource designed to promote effective interdisciplinary health and social care interventions targeting adolescents who are homeless or at risk for homelessness. It is based on extensive interdisciplinary experience, reviews of pertinent research and insights and contributions of leading professionals who are directly involved in the care of these young people. Divided into four…
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Warf, Curren
Charles, Grant
Responsibility
Curren Warf, Grant Charles, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxi, 443 p.) : 44 illus., 42 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030406752
9783030406745 (Print ed.)
9783030406769 (Print ed.)
9783030406776 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Adolescent Health Services
Homeless Youth
Specialty
Adolescent Health
Health Services Administration
Minority Health
Social Medicine
Social Work
Abstract
Adolescent homelessness is a growing problem that results in a variety of health challenges. This text is a practical resource designed to promote effective interdisciplinary health and social care interventions targeting adolescents who are homeless or at risk for homelessness. It is based on extensive interdisciplinary experience, reviews of pertinent research and insights and contributions of leading professionals who are directly involved in the care of these young people. Divided into four main sections, Section 1: (Chapters 1-7) section one is a review of the structure and professional involvement of program models targeting youth experiencing or at risk for homelessness to encourage broader understanding and utilization of principles and practices underlying effective programs and identify replicable components. Section 2: (Chapters 8-16) Section two is clinically focused with recommendations for working with adolescents and youth experiencing homelessness and interventions for common and significant medical and mental health conditions, and substance use disorders. Section 3: (Chapter 17) Reviews international agreements regarding stabilization and care of refugee youth and families, description of experiences of refugee children and youth in developed countries, and an outline of conditions from which refugee youth and families have left. Section 4: (Chapters 18 and 19) Engagement of homeless youth in research and future research directions to address needs of youth experiencing homelessness. Written by experts from a variety of disciplines, Clinical Care for Homeless, Runaway and Refugee Youth is a first of its kind text for physicians, social workers, public health workers and any other individual that works directly with these vulnerable populations.
Contents
1. The Prevalence of Youth Homelessness in the United States -- 2. Youth Homelessness in Canada: An Overview -- 3. Interviewing Homeless Adolescents in the Context of Clinical Care: Creating Connections, Building on Strengths, Fostering Resilience, and Improving Outcomes -- 4. Homeless Adolescents: Identification, Outreach, Engagement, Housing, and Stabilization -- 5. Youth in Care: A Very High-Risk Population for Homelessness -- 6. Refugee and Migrant Youth in Canada and the United States: Special Challenges and Healthcare Issues -- 7. Social Pediatrics: A Model to Confront Family Poverty, Adversity, and Housing Instability and Foster Healthy Child and Adolescent Development and Resilience -- 8. Substance Use Among Young People Experiencing Homelessness: A Brief Motivational Enhancement Approach -- 9. Building an Effective System of Care for Adolescents Following Opiate Overdose: Stabilization Care, Residential Secure Care, Family and Community Engagement, and Ethical Concerns -- 10. Providing Clinical Care to Youth Experiencing Homelessness -- 11. Contraception -- 12. Sexually Transmitted Infections and Sexual Healthcare of Homeless and Street-Involved Youth -- 13. Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- 14. Medical Care of Youth After Acute Sexual Assault -- 15. Suicide Risk and Intervention Among Homeless and Precariously Housed Youth -- 16. Common Dermatology Problems Among Youth Experiencing Homelessness -- 17. Challenges Faced by International Migrants and Refugees to the Health, Development, and Well-Being of Adolescents and Youth -- 18. Meaningfully Engaging Homeless Youth in Research -- 19. Conclusion: Next Steps for Investigation and Research.
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e-Book
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Contemporary Coloproctology

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Steven R. Brown ... [et al.], editors. --London: Springer , c2012.
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Contemporary Coloproctology covers colorectal surgery, as practicedátoday, in an easily accessible format with emphasis on bringing key facts rapidly into focus. It is ideal reading both for the medical trainee and the practicing colorectal surgeon. As well as a succinct presentation of the current colorectal knowledge base, each chapter contains practical advice and pearls of wisdom from established practicing clinicians. A unique feature of the format is the identification of key references …
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Brown, Steven R
Responsibility
Steven R. Brown ... [et al.], editors
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 659 p. : 94 ill., 53 ill. in color)
ISBN
9780857298898
Subjects (MeSH)
Colon - surgery
Colonic Diseases - surgery
Colorectal Surgery - methods
Rectal Diseases - surgery
Rectum - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Colon (Anatomy) - Surgery
Abstract
Contemporary Coloproctology covers colorectal surgery, as practicedátoday, in an easily accessible format with emphasis on bringing key facts rapidly into focus. It is ideal reading both for the medical trainee and the practicing colorectal surgeon. As well as a succinct presentation of the current colorectal knowledge base, each chapter contains practical advice and pearls of wisdom from established practicing clinicians. A unique feature of the format is the identification of key references and questions and scenarios that present real life decisions in colorectal surgery. Edited and authored by outstanding surgeons in their fields, this book brings the reader expertise in surgery and management across the various conditions encountered in coloproctology.
Contents
Introduction: Colorectal Surgery: The Specialty -- Haemorrhoids -- Anal Fissure and its Management -- Anorectal Fistula -- The Management of Pilonidal Sinus Disease -- Hidradenitis suppurativa -- Pruritus Ani -- Anorectal Sexually Transmitted Infections -- Colorectal Cancer Screening And Surveillance -- Imaging In Colorectal Cancer -- Early Colorectal Cancer Management -- Colon Cancer: Advantages of the Laparoscopic Approach and the Principles of Enhanced Recovery -- Evidence Based Management of Rectal Cancer -- Chemotherapy and Biomarkers - Biomarkers in Colorectal Cancer: Present And Future -- Colorectal Liver Metastases -- Anal Cancer -- Medical Management of Ulcerative Colitis -- Surgical Options in Ulcerative Colitis -- Surgery for fulminant colitis -- Failing Pouch -- Surgery for Small Bowel Crohn's Disease -- Perianal Crohn's Disease -- Surgical Nutrition -- Diverticular Disease -- Assessment and Investigation of Faecal Incontinence and Constipation -- Interventions for faecal incontinence -- The Management of Constipation -- Solitary Rectal Ulcer Syndrome and Pelvic Pain -- Rectal prolapse -- Acute colonic pseudo-obstruction -- Colonic Volvulus -- Rectovaginal Endometriosis -- Stomas -- Intensive Care: The Basics -- Critical Care Scoring Systems -- Surgical Fluid Management -- Colonic Bleeding -- Faecal Peritonitis -- Large bowel obstruction -- Miscellaneous (non-IBD) Colitides -- Colon and Rectal Trauma -- Postoperative Complications
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e-Book
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Women's Choice Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0112
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Depo-Provera is an injectable (given by needle) form of hormones similar to the natural progesterone made by your ovaries each month. It is used to prevent pregnancy. This pamphlet explains how Depo-Provera works, how well it works, how to get it, when it starts working, pros and cons, who should not take it, and certain things to remember when taking it. Depo-Provera will not protect you against sexually transmitted infections (STIs). A list of resources is provided if you have any questions. …
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Women's Choice Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Medroxyprogesterone Acetate
Contraception - methods
Subjects (LCSH)
Medroxyprogesterone
Contraception
Abstract
Depo-Provera is an injectable (given by needle) form of hormones similar to the natural progesterone made by your ovaries each month. It is used to prevent pregnancy. This pamphlet explains how Depo-Provera works, how well it works, how to get it, when it starts working, pros and cons, who should not take it, and certain things to remember when taking it. Depo-Provera will not protect you against sexually transmitted infections (STIs). A list of resources is provided if you have any questions. The French version of this pamphlet 2016, "Depo-Provera", is also available.
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Prepared by: Nova Scotia Women's Choice Clinic
Pamphlet Number
0112
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