The ABCs of group visits : an implementation manual for your practice

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Edward B. Noffsinger, author. --New York, NY: Springer , c2013.
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Properly run group visit programs offer patient-centered care that can improve access, quality, outcomes, productivity, revenues, and both patient and physician satisfaction. The ABCs of Group Visits is a concise implementation manual that guides readers through a 10-week pipeline to design and launch a successful customized group visit program in any practice, large or small. The group visit model is highly adaptable and has been used to great success for follow-up visits, physical examinatio…
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Noffsinger, Edward B
Responsibility
Edward B. Noffsinger, author
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource, 333 p.
ISBN
9781461435266
Subjects (MeSH)
Appointments and Schedules
Family Practice - methods
Group Processes
Practice Management, Medical - organization & administration
Subjects (LCSH)
Family medicine
Emergency medicine
Abstract
Properly run group visit programs offer patient-centered care that can improve access, quality, outcomes, productivity, revenues, and both patient and physician satisfaction. The ABCs of Group Visits is a concise implementation manual that guides readers through a 10-week pipeline to design and launch a successful customized group visit program in any practice, large or small. The group visit model is highly adaptable and has been used to great success for follow-up visits, physical examinations, new patient intakes, and chronic disease management (among other applications) and can offer hope to beleaguered primary and specialty care physicians, Medicare, and Medicaid. Ideal for physicians, healthcare administrators and executive leaders alike, The ABCs of Group Visits contains all the vital information to help solve many of the problems facing busy, backlogged physicians and bring joy back into the practice of medicine. "Group visits are just the type of 'win-win' innovation that healthcare needs today'improving outcomes, enhancing service, and at their best, reducing costs and burden on both clinicians and those they serve."á Don Berwick, MD, former President and CEO of IHI "Group visits offer an innovation to healthcare that can drive improvements to quality, outcomes, service, and productivity in all spheres in medicine'plus, as demonstrated in our substantial experience with them at Cleveland Clinic, yield high levels of patient and physician satisfaction in a wide variety of specialties." David L. Bronson, MD, FACP, President and CEO, Cleveland Clinic Regional Hospitals; Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine.
Contents
Why try group visits in your practice? -- Today's three major group visit models -- Twelve key first steps -- Weeks 10 and 9 prior to launching your group visit -- Weeks 8, 7, and 6 prior to launch -- Weeks 5, 4, and 3 prior to launch -- Weeks 2 and 1 prior to launch -- The launch of your new group visit and thereafter -- Index.
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Advanced Concepts in Lumbar Degenerative Disk Disease

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João Luiz Pinheiro-Franco, Alexander R. Vaccaro, Edward C. Benzel, H. Michael Mayer, editors. (1st ed.) --Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer , c2016.
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In this book, leading international specialists in the field join forces to discuss topics, issues, and approaches that are of key importance in the optimal treatment of lumbar degenerative disk disease. The coverage is wide ranging, from current understanding of physiopathology and genetics and modern imaging techniques through to the diverse minimally invasive, non-fusion, and fusion surgical techniques. Detailed attention is drawn to the most important aspects to be considered when approachi…
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Pinheiro-Franco, João Luiz
Vaccaro, Alexander R
Benzel, Edward C
Mayer, H. Michael
Responsibility
João Luiz Pinheiro-Franco, Alexander R. Vaccaro, Edward C. Benzel, H. Michael Mayer, editors
Edition
1st ed.
Place of Publication
Berlin, Heidelberg
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxv, 833 p. : 342 illus., 183 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783662477564
9783662477557 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Intervertebral Disc Degeneration
Intervertebral Disc - pathology
Lumbar Vertebrae
Abstract
In this book, leading international specialists in the field join forces to discuss topics, issues, and approaches that are of key importance in the optimal treatment of lumbar degenerative disk disease. The coverage is wide ranging, from current understanding of physiopathology and genetics and modern imaging techniques through to the diverse minimally invasive, non-fusion, and fusion surgical techniques. Detailed attention is drawn to the most important aspects to be considered when approaching the patient and making treatment decisions. The role of conservative management is appraised, and surgical techniques and their indications are carefully described. Emphasis is placed on the importance of sagittal balance for treatment success. Among the various other subjects covered are psychosocial issues, legal aspects, outcome evaluation, and the relative merits of evidence-based medicine and individual experience. In the concluding section, some of the top specialists from across the world reflect on the lessons that they have learned during lifetimes in spinal surgery. Advanced Concepts in Lumbar Degenerative Disk Disease is intended as the definitive book on this important subject. It will be an instructive and fascinating source of information for all spine surgeons and other spine care providers.
Contents
Essentials in Lumbar Degenerative Disk Disease -- Imaging -- General Important Aspects When Treating Symptomatic Lumbar Degenerative Disk Disease -- Lumbar Disk Herniations -- Surgical Treatment of Lumbar Degenerative Disk Disease: Doubts, Decisions, and Techniques -- Minimally Invasive Techniques -- Nonfusion Technologies -- DDD and Spine Deformity and Sagittal Balance -- Lessons from a Life.
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Advances in Geroscience

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Felipe Sierra, Ronald Kohanski, editors. (1st ed.) --Cham: Springer , c2016.
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This book provides the first comprehensive overview of a new scientific discipline termed Geroscience. Geroscience examines the molecular and cellular mechanisms that might explain why aging is the main risk factor for most chronic diseases affecting the elderly population. Over the past few decades, researchers have made impressive progress in understanding the genetics, biology and physiology of aging. This book presents vital research that can help readers to better understand how aging is a…
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Sierra, Felipe
Kohanski, Ronald
Responsibility
Felipe Sierra, Ronald Kohanski, editors
Edition
1st ed.
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxiii, 622 p. : 39 illus.)
ISBN
9783319232461
9783319232454 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Aging - physiology
Chronic Disease
Geriatrics
Risk Factors
Abstract
This book provides the first comprehensive overview of a new scientific discipline termed Geroscience. Geroscience examines the molecular and cellular mechanisms that might explain why aging is the main risk factor for most chronic diseases affecting the elderly population. Over the past few decades, researchers have made impressive progress in understanding the genetics, biology and physiology of aging. This book presents vital research that can help readers to better understand how aging is a critical malleable risk factor in most chronic diseases, which, in turn, could lead to interventions that can help increase a healthy lifespan, or "healthspan". The book begins with an analysis of the Geroscience hypothesis, as well as the epidemiological underpinnings that define aging as a candidate main risk factor for most chronic diseases. Next, each chapter focuses on one particular disease, or group of diseases, with an emphasis on how basic molecular and cellular biology might explain why aging is a major risk factor for it. Coverage in the book includes: cancer, cardiovascular disease, dementias, stroke, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases, osteoporosis, arthritis, diabetes asthma, emphysema, kidney disease, vision impairment, and AIDS/HIV. It finishes with a chapter on pain in the elderly and an overview of future steps needed to bring the newly acquired knowledge into the clinic and the public at large.
Contents
The Geroscience Hypothesis: Is It Possible to Change the Rate of Aging? / Steven N. Austad -- Etiological Role of Aging in Chronic Diseases: From Epidemiological Evidence to the New Geroscience / Linda P. Fried and Luigi Ferrucci -- The Impact of Aging on Cancer Progression and Treatment / Shenghui He and Norman E. Sharpless -- The Impact of Cancer Treatments on Aging / Changhan Lee and Valter Longo -- Cardiovascular Disease and Aging / Ying Ann Chiao, Edward Lakatta, Zoltan Ungvari, Dao-Fu Dai and Peter Rabinovitch -- The Impact of Aging on Ischemic Stroke / Farida Sohrabji -- Parkinson's Disease and Aging / Julie K. Andersen -- The Role of Aging in Alzheimer's Disease / Geoffrey A. Kerchner and Tony Wyss-Coray -- Aging and the Bone-Muscle Interface / Simon Melov and Clifford J. Rosen -- Osteoporosis and Mechanisms of Skeletal Aging / Julie Glowacki and Tamara Vokes -- Osteoarthritis in the Elderly / Richard F. Loeser and Martin Lotz -- Diabetes and Aging / Nicolas Musi and Andrzej Bartke -- Renal Aging and Transplantation / John P. Higgins and Stuart K. Kim -- Asthma and Aging / Nicola A. Hanania and Paula Busse -- Aging in COPD and Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis / Cecilia Sanchez -- Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Vision Impairment / Jayakrishna Ambati and Charles Wright -- HIV and Aging: Parallels and Synergistic Mechanisms Leading to Premature Disease and Functional Decline / Anna Hearps, Katherine Schafer, Kevin High and Alan Landay -- Pain in the Elderly / Roger B. Fillingim, Dennis C. Turk and Robert P. Yezierski -- The Way Forward / translation: James L. Kirkland.
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Advancing the Science of Cancer in Latinos

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Amelie G. Ramirez, Edward J. Trapido, editors. --Cham: SpringerOpen , c2020.
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This open access book gives an overview of the sessions, panel discussions, and outcomes of the Advancing the Science of Cancer in Latinos conference, held in February 2018 in San Antonio, Texas, USA, and hosted by the Mays Cancer Center and the Institute for Health Promotion Research at UT Health San Antonio. Latinos – the largest, youngest, and fastest-growing minority group in the United States – are expected to face a 142% rise in cancer cases in coming years. Although there has been substa…
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Trapido, Edward J.
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Amelie G. Ramirez, Edward J. Trapido, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
SpringerOpen
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvii, 329 p.) : 18 illus., 13 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030292867
9783030292850 (Print ed.)
9783030292874 (Print ed.)
9783030292881 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Health Policy
Health Promotion
Health Status Disparities
Hispanic Americans
Minority Health
Neoplasms - ethnology
Subjects (LCSH)
Health promotion
Oncology  
Social structure
Social inequality
Cancer research
Other Subjects
United States
Specialty
Population Health
Abstract
This open access book gives an overview of the sessions, panel discussions, and outcomes of the Advancing the Science of Cancer in Latinos conference, held in February 2018 in San Antonio, Texas, USA, and hosted by the Mays Cancer Center and the Institute for Health Promotion Research at UT Health San Antonio. Latinos – the largest, youngest, and fastest-growing minority group in the United States – are expected to face a 142% rise in cancer cases in coming years. Although there has been substantial advancement in cancer prevention, screening, diagnosis, and treatment over the past few decades, addressing Latino cancer health disparities has not nearly kept pace with progress. The diverse and dynamic group of speakers and panelists brought together at the Advancing the Science of Cancer in Latinos conference provided in-depth insights as well as progress and actionable goals for Latino-focused basic science research, clinical best practices, community interventions, and what can be done by way of prevention, screening, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer in Latinos. These insights have been translated into the chapters included in this compendium. The chapters summarize the presentations and include current knowledge in the specific topic areas, identified gaps, and top priority areas for future cancer research in Latinos. Advancing the Science of Cancer in Latinos proves to be an indispensable resource offering key insights into actionable targets for basic science research, suggestions for clinical best practices and community interventions, and novel strategies and advocacy opportunities to reduce health disparities in Latino communities. It will find an engaged audience among researchers, academics, physicians and other healthcare professionals, patient advocates, students, and others with an interest in the broad field of Latino cancer.
Contents
Part I. Introduction -- 1. Advancing the Science of Cancer in Latinos -- Part II. Genetics, Environment, Lifestyle, and Cancer -- 2. Disaggregated Hispanic Groups and Cancer: Importance, Methodology and Current Knowledge -- 3. Colorectal Cancer Disparities in Latinos: Genes vs. Environment -- Part III. Cancer Risk, Prevention, and Screening -- 4. Breast Cancer Risk and Mortality in Women of Latin American Origin -- 5. Prostate Cancer in U.S. Latinos: What Have We Learned and Where Should We Focus Our Attention -- 6. Differential Cancer Risk in Latinos: The Role of Diet -- Part IV. The Biology of Cancer Health Disparities -- 7. Biomarkers of Gastric Pre-Malignant Lesions -- 8. Molecular Subtypes and Driver Mutations in Latinos with Gastric Cancer: Implications for Etiological and Translational Research -- 9. The Biology of Breast Cancer Disparities in Hispanics: Current Knowledge, Gaps and Research Opportunities -- 10. Molecular Profiles of Breast Cancer in Hispanic/Latina -- Part V. Advances in Cancer Therapy and Clinical Trials -- 11. Biomarkers and Precision Medicine in Oncology Practice and Clinical Trials -- 12. Overcoming Barriers for Latinos on Cancer Clinical Trials -- Part VI. Cancer in the Era of Precision Medicine -- 13. Breast Cancer Precision Medicine in Hispanics/Latinas: Focus on Luminal B Tumors -- 14. Is Precision Medicine Widening Cancer Care Disparities in Latino Populations? The Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Experience -- Part VII. Cancer Outcomes and Survivorship in Latinos -- 15. A Vision for Improving Quality of Life Among Spanish-Speaking Latina Breast Cancer Survivors -- 16. Research Democracy in a Randomized Controlled Trial: Engaging Multiple Stakeholders in Patient-Centered Outcomes Research -- Part VIII. Engaging Latinos in Cancer Research -- 17. Es Tiempo: Engaging Latinas in Cervical Cancer Research -- 18. Reaching Latinos Through Social Media and SMS for Smoking Cessation -- 19. The Need for a Holistic Approach to Prevent Reproductive Cancers among US Latinas: The Potential Impact of Normalizing Sexuality and Improving Communication -- 20. Critical Steps for Engaging Hispanics in Cancer Research: Building Capacity to Enhance Participation in Biospecimen Donation with Hispanic Communities -- Part IX Charting the Future of Cancer Health Disparities Research in Latinos -- 21. Emerging Policies in US Health Care -- 22. A Way Forward: The Future of Cancer Health Disparities Research in Latinos.
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A. Edward Maumenee, MD : the Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute at the Johns Hopkins University and the Stanford Medical School

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conducted by Sally Smith Hughes. --San Francisco, CA: Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology , 1994.
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WW 11.1 M621 1994
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Call Number
WW 11.1 M621 1994
Author
Hughes, Sally Smith
Responsibility
conducted by Sally Smith Hughes
Place of Publication
San Francisco, CA
Publisher
Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
Date of Publication
1994
Physical Description
267 p. : ill.
Series Title
Ophthalmology oral history series
ISBN
1560550686
Subjects (MeSH)
Ophthalmology - history
Format
Book
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
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An atlas of the clinical microbiology of infectious diseases. Vol. 1, Bacterial agents

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Bottone, Edward J. --Boca Raton, FL: Parthenon Publishing , 2006.
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WC 17 B751a 2006 v. 1 REF
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WC 17 B751a 2006 v. 1 REF
Author
Bottone, Edward J
Place of Publication
Boca Raton, FL
Publisher
Parthenon Publishing
Date of Publication
2006
Physical Description
160 p.
Series Title
Encyclopedia of visual medicine series
ISBN
1842142194
9781842142196
Subjects (MeSH)
Communicable Diseases - microbiology - Atlases
Bacterial Infections - microbiology - Atlases
Format
Book
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Dickson Building
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An atlas of the clinical microbiology of infectious diseases. Vol. 2, Viral, fungal and parasitic agents

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Bottone, Edward J. --Abingdon, England: Taylor and Francis , 2006.
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WC 17 B751a 2006 v. 2 REF
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Call Number
WC 17 B751a 2006 v. 2 REF
Author
Bottone, Edward J
Place of Publication
Abingdon, England
Publisher
Taylor and Francis
Date of Publication
2006
Physical Description
240 p.
ISBN
1842142402
9781842142400
Subjects (MeSH)
Communicable Diseases - microbiology - Atlases
Mycoses - microbiology - atlases
Parasitic Diseases - microbiology - Atlases
Virus Diseases - microbiology - Atlases
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Book
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Dickson Building
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Assisted ventilation of the neonate : An evidence-based approach to newborn respiratory care

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[edited by] Jay P. Goldsmith, Edward H. Karotkin ; illustrations by Barbara L. Siede. (6th ed.) --Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier , c2017.
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Extensively updated and featuring a new editorial team, the 6th Edition of Assisted Ventilation of the Neonate, by Drs. Jay P. Goldsmith, Edward Karotkin, Gautham Suresh, and Martin Keszler, continues to be a must-have reference for the entire NICU. Still the only fully comprehensive guide in this fast-changing area, it provides expert guidance on contemporary management of neonatal respiratory diseases, with an emphasis on evidence-based pharmacologic and technologic advances to improve outco…
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Goldsmith, Jay P
Karotkin, Edward H
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[edited by] Jay P. Goldsmith, Edward H. Karotkin ; illustrations by Barbara L. Siede
Edition
6th ed.
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Elsevier
Date of Publication
c2017
Physical Description
1 online resource, 640 p.
ISBN
9780323390064
Subjects (MeSH)
Infant, Newborn, Diseases - therapy
Infant, Newborn
Respiration, Artificial - methods
Subjects (LCSH)
Respiratory therapy for newborn infants
Artificial respiration
Infant, Newborn, Diseases - therapy
Infant, Newborn
Respiration, Artificial - methods
Abstract
Extensively updated and featuring a new editorial team, the 6th Edition of Assisted Ventilation of the Neonate, by Drs. Jay P. Goldsmith, Edward Karotkin, Gautham Suresh, and Martin Keszler, continues to be a must-have reference for the entire NICU. Still the only fully comprehensive guide in this fast-changing area, it provides expert guidance on contemporary management of neonatal respiratory diseases, with an emphasis on evidence-based pharmacologic and technologic advances to improve outcomes and quality of life in newborns. A new full-color design and chapter layout combine for quick and easy reference.
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Atlas of 3D echocardiography

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[edited by] Edward A. Gill. --Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders , c2013.
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Gill, Edward A
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[edited by] Edward A. Gill
Alternate Title
3D echocardiography
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Elsevier Saunders
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 375 p.)
ISBN
9781455742387
Subjects (MeSH)
Echocardiography, Three-Dimensional - methods
Cardiovascular Diseases - diagnostic imaging
Ultrasonography
Subjects (LCSH)
Echocardiography - Atlases
Heart - Diseases - Diagnosis - Atlases
Echocardiography, Three-Dimensional - methods - Atlases
Cardiovascular Diseases - ultrasonography - Atlases
Contents
Historical perspective on three-dimensional echocardiography / Edward Gill, Berthold Klas -- Practical integration of 3D echo in the workflow of the echo lab / Lynn Weinert, Lissa Sugeng -- 3D transesophageal echocardiographic systems / Ivan S. Salgo -- Evaluation of the aortic valve by real-time three-dimensional echocardiography / Edward A. Gill -- Real time 3D echocardiography highlights : normal valve anatomy and measurements / Ernesto Salcedo and Jennifer Dorosz -- Mitral stenosis / Edward A. Gill -- Mitral regurgitation, mitral valve repair / Judy Hung and Gary Mak -- Prosthetic mitral valve evaluation / Burkhard Mackensen -- Tricuspid valve / Alicia A. Bourne and Edward A. Gill -- Pulmonary valve in health and disease by 3D echo / Edward A. Gill -- Three dimensional echo for volumetric assessment / Carly Jenkins -- Evaluation of left ventricular disynchrony by 3D echo / Cliona Kenny -- Right ventricular function assessment by 3D echo / Florence Sheehan and Mary-Pierre Waiss -- Real-time 3-dimensional echocardiographic guidance of catheter-based cardiac interventions / Nicole M. Bhave and Roberto Lang -- Three-dimensional echocardiography in congenital heart disease / Tara Bharucha and Luc Mertens -- Real-time 3D echocardiography evaluation of intracardiac masses / Elisa Zaragosa-Macias and Edward A. Gill -- Using the cropping tool to show valvular structures, the superior vena cava, atrial septal defect, and an RV pacemaker lead / Alicia Bourne ... [et al.].
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Atlas of 3D echocardiography

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Gill, Edward A. --Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders , 2013.
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Gill, Edward A.
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Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Elsevier Saunders
Date of Publication
2013
ISBN
9781437726992
Subjects (MeSH)
Echocardiography, Three-Dimensional - methods
Cardiovascular Diseases - ultrasonography
Ultrasonography
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Atlas of geriatric dermatology

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Robert A. Norman, Edward M. Young, Jr. --London: Springer , c2014.
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This is a comprehensive, practical, densely illustrated diagnostic and therapeutic guide for all geriatric dermatology providers. The book comprises 50 chapters and over 600 color photographson topics ranging from common conditions such as basal cell carcinoma, rosacea, and seborrheic dermatitis to unusual conditions such as angiosarcoma, dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, and porphyria cutanea tarda. Sections include: - Inflammatory conditions (including contact dermatitis, alopecia, erythema mu…
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Young, Edward M
Responsibility
Robert A. Norman, Edward M. Young, Jr.
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxiv, 347 pages)
ISBN
9781447145790 (electronic bk.)
9781447145783
Subjects (MeSH)
Geriatrics
Skin Diseases - Atlases
Subjects (LCSH)
Dermatology - Atlases
Geriatrics
Geriatric dermatology - Atlases
Abstract
This is a comprehensive, practical, densely illustrated diagnostic and therapeutic guide for all geriatric dermatology providers. The book comprises 50 chapters and over 600 color photographson topics ranging from common conditions such as basal cell carcinoma, rosacea, and seborrheic dermatitis to unusual conditions such as angiosarcoma, dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, and porphyria cutanea tarda. Sections include: - Inflammatory conditions (including contact dermatitis, alopecia, erythema multiforme, pemphigus, bullous pemphigoid, porphyria, pruritus, psoriasis, rosacea, seborrhea, urticaria, xerosis, and more) - Infections (fungus, herpes simplex and zoster, scabies, lice, and warts) - Skin signs in systemic disease (skin tags, cutaneous metastases, xanthomas) - Regional dermatoses (intertrigo, leg ulcers, pressure sores) - Benign tumors (chondrodermatitis, cysts, ganglion, fibrous papule, seborrheic keratoses, lentigines, and benign vascular lesions) - Pre-malignant and malignant tumors (actinic keratoses, angiosarcoma, basal cell carcinoma, dermatofibroma and dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, intraepidermal neoplasia, Kaposi's sarcoma, keratoacanthoma, lentigo maligna, cutaneous lymphoma, Mycosis fiungoides, melanoma, nevi and moles, and squamous cell carcinoma).
Contents
Part I: Introduction to Geriatric Dermatology -- Geriatric Dermatology: Overview -- Part II: Inflammatory Conditions -- Contact Dermatitis -- Androgenetic Alopecia -- Bullous Pemphigoid -- Dermatitis Herpetiformis -- Erythema Multiforme -- Grover's Disease -- Pemphigus -- Perioral Dermatitis -- Porphyria Cutanea Tarda -- Pruritus -- Psoriasis -- Psychocutaneous Disorders -- Rosacea -- Rhinophyma -- Seborrheic Dermatitis -- Solar Elastotic Syndromes -- Urticaria -- Xerosis -- Part III: Infections -- Superficial Fungal Infections -- Herpes Simplex -- Herpes Zoster -- Scabies and Lice -- Warts -- Part IV: Skin Signs in Systemic Disease -- Acrochordons -- Cutaneous Metastases -- Xanthomas and Xanthelasma -- Part V: Regional Dermatoses -- Intertrigo -- Leg Ulcers -- Pressure Ulcers -- Part VI: Benign Tumors -- Chondrodermatitis -- Cysts -- Digital Myxoid Cyst and Ganglion -- Fibrous Papule -- Seborrheic Keratoses -- Lentigines -- Benign Vascular Lesions -- Part VII: Premalignant and Malignant Tumors -- Actinic Keratoses -- Angiosarcoma -- Basal Cell Carcinoma -- Dermatofi broma and Dermatofi brosarcoma Protuberans -- Intraepidermal Neoplasia -- Kaposi's Sarcoma -- Keratoacanthoma -- Lentigo Maligna -- Cutaneous Lymphoma (Excluding Mycosis Fungoides) and Pseudolymphoma -- Mycosis Fungoides (Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma) -- Melanoma -- Nevi -- Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
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Atlas of Sellar and Parasellar Lesions : Clinical, Radiologic, and Pathologic Correlations

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Gabriel Zada, M. Beatriz S. Lopes, Srinivasan Mukundan Jr., Edward R. Laws Jr., editors. --Cham: Springer , c2016.
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This book presents, in a stepwise and interactive fashion, approximately 75 clinical-pathological entities that reflect the wide spectrum of pathology encountered in the sellar and parasellar region and have been gathered over a period of decades by the authors. Multiple examples of high-quality radiologic and histopathologic images depicting the differentiating features of the varying lesions are presented, and key operative and clinical management pearls are briefly reviewed in a concise, bul…
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Lopes, M. Beatriz S
Mukundan Jr., Srinivasan
Laws Jr., Edward R
Responsibility
Gabriel Zada, M. Beatriz S. Lopes, Srinivasan Mukundan Jr., Edward R. Laws Jr., editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xviii, 546 p. : 326 illus., 84 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319228556
9783319228549 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Adenoma - pathology
Adenoma - surgery
Pituitary Neoplasms - pathology
Pituitary Neoplasms - surgery
Sella Turcica - pathology
Sella Turcica - surgery
Abstract
This book presents, in a stepwise and interactive fashion, approximately 75 clinical-pathological entities that reflect the wide spectrum of pathology encountered in the sellar and parasellar region and have been gathered over a period of decades by the authors. Multiple examples of high-quality radiologic and histopathologic images depicting the differentiating features of the varying lesions are presented, and key operative and clinical management pearls are briefly reviewed in a concise, bullet point format. The interdisciplinary nature of this easy-to-use color atlas and textbook reflects the fact that the management of patients with sellar and parasellar lesions is itself often interdisciplinary, making this atlas a useful resource for any practitioner or trainee who cares for patients with pituitary disease and anterior skull base pathology. The format is unique in that no similar interdisciplinary book is dedicated specifically to the comprehensive catalogue of lesions in this intricate region of the brain and skull base. Atlas of Sellar and Parasellar Lesions: Clinical, Imaging, and Pathologic Correlations is of great value for practitioners and trainees in a range of medical specialties, including radiology, neurology, endocriniology, pathology, oncology, radiation oncology, and neurosurgery.
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Anatomy of the Sellar and Parasellar Region -- Imaging of the Sellar Region -- Pituitary Physiology and Endocrinology -- Pathology and Molecular Biology of the Pituitary Region -- The Direct Endoscopic Endonasal Transsphenoidal Approach to the Pituitary Gland -- Transcranial and Skull Base Surgical Approaches to the Sellar and Parasellar Region -- Radiosurgery of the Sellar and Parasellar Region -- The Normal Pituitary Gland -- Pituitary Hyperplasia -- Nonfunctioning Pituitary Adenomas -- Prolactinomas -- Somatotroph (GH) Adenomas -- Corticotroph (ACTH) Adenomas -- Silent Corticotroph (ACTH) Adenomas -- Thyrotroph (TSH) Adenomas -- Gonadotroph Adenomas -- Pituitary Apoplexy -- Atypical Pituitary Adenomas -- Pituitary Carcinoma -- Ectopic Pituitary Adenomas -- Craniopharyngioma -- Rathke Cleft Cyst -- Xanthogranuloma of the Sellar Region -- Petrous Apex Cholesterol Granuloma -- Sellar Region Arachnoid Cyst -- Sellar Region Epidermoid and Dermoid Cysts -- Colloid Cyst of the Sellar Region -- Meningioma -- Hemangiopericytoma -- Schwannomas of the Sellar and Parasellar Region -- Chordoma and Chondrosarcoma -- Hemangioblastoma -- Cavernous Sinus Cavernous Hemangioma -- Optic Pathway (Opticochiasmatic) and Hypothalamic Gliomas -- Pituicytomas and Sellar Ependymomas -- Granular Cell Tumor -- Germ Cell Tumor -- Olfactory Neuroblastoma and Sellar Neuroblastoma -- Hypothalamic Hamartoma -- Plasmacytoma -- Lymphoma -- Gangliocytoma and Ganglioglioma -- Spindle Cell Oncocytoma -- Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma and Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Paranasal Sinuses -- Sinonasal Melanoma -- Sinonasal Adenocarcinoma -- Sinonasal Undifferentiated Carcinoma (SNUC) -- Fibrosarcoma of the Sellar Region -- Juvenile Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma (JNA) -- Metastatic Tumors to the Pituitary Gland -- Spontaneous Abscess of the Sellar Region -- Invasive Fungal Sinusitis and Fungal Abscess of the Sella -- Mucocele and Mucopyocele -- Sellar Tuberculosis -- Neurocysticercosis of the Sellar Region -- Granulomatous Conditions -- Inflammatory Hypophysitis -- Demyelinating Diseases: Multiple Sclerosis and Neuromyelitis Optica -- Cerebral Aneurysms with Intrasellar Extension -- Arteriovenous Malformations -- Cavernous Malformations (Angiomas) of the Sellar and Suprasellar Region -- Vascular Fistulas of the Sellar and Parasellar Region -- Carotid Artery Dolichoectasia and Kissing Internal Carotid Arteries -- Sheehan's Pituitary Infarction -- Persistent Trigeminal Artery of the Sellar Region -- Meningoceles and Encephaloceles -- Empty Sella Syndrome -- Pituitary Hypoplasia and Other Midline Developmental Anomalies -- Duplication of the Pituitary Gland -- Fibrous Dysplasia -- Basilar Impression and Invagination -- Traumatic Injury, Pituitary Stalk Disruption, and Posttraumatic Anosmia -- Spontaneous, Traumatic, and Postoperative CSF Rhinorrhea -- Pseudoaneurysms of the Internal Carotid Artery in the Sellar Region -- Iatrogenic Pituitary Abscess.
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Before head and neck radiation treatment begins

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cancer Care Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
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This pamphlet explains what to expect before you begin head and neck radiation treatment. Topic include your radiation healthcare team and markings appointment. A list of frequently asked questions is included.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cancer Care Program
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Halifax, NS
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Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
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Pamphlet
Language
English
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1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Head and Neck Neoplasms - radiotherapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Head--Cancer--Radiotherapy
Neck--Cancer--Radiotherapy
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This pamphlet explains what to expect before you begin head and neck radiation treatment. Topic include your radiation healthcare team and markings appointment. A list of frequently asked questions is included.
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Benzel's spine surgery : techniques, complication avoidance, and management

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editors Michael P. Steinmetz, Sigurd H. Berven, Edward C. Benzel. (5th ed.) --Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier , c2022.
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Written and edited by world-renowned experts in the field, Benzel’s Spine Surgery: techniques, complication avoidance and management, 5th edition, provides expert, step-by-step guidance on the evaluation and management of disorders of the spine. This definitive, two-volume work explores the full spectrum of techniques used in spine surgery, giving you the tools you need to hone your skills and increase your knowledge in this challenging area. Clearly organized and extensively revised throughou…
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editors Michael P. Steinmetz, Sigurd H. Berven, Edward C. Benzel
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5th ed.
Alternate Title
Spine surgery
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Elsevier
Date of Publication
c2022
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1 online resource, 1736 p.
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9780323636681
Subjects (MeSH)
Spinal Diseases - surgery
Intraoperative Complications - prevention & control
Spine - surgery
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Spine - Surgery
Spine - Wounds and injuries - Treatment
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Written and edited by world-renowned experts in the field, Benzel’s Spine Surgery: techniques, complication avoidance and management, 5th edition, provides expert, step-by-step guidance on the evaluation and management of disorders of the spine. This definitive, two-volume work explores the full spectrum of techniques used in spine surgery, giving you the tools you need to hone your skills and increase your knowledge in this challenging area. Clearly organized and extensively revised throughout, it features contributions from both neurosurgeons and orthopaedic surgeons to present a truly comprehensive approach to spine disease.
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Best evidence for spine surgery : 20 cardinal cases

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editors, Rahul Jandial, Steven R. Garfin ; associate editors, Christopher Ames ... [et al.]. --Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders , c2012.
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Best Evidence for Spine Surgery provides representative cases that help you determine the optimal surgical interventions for your patients. Drs. Rahul Jandial and Steven R. Garfin, and a balanced team of prominent neurosurgeons and orthopaedists, address the trend toward a more collaborative approach between spine and orthopaedic surgery. This easy-to-read, evidence-based resource also features "Tips from the masters" for a quick review of important elements of diagnosis and treatment and onlin…
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Jandial, Rahul
Garfin, Steven R
Ames, Christopher P
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editors, Rahul Jandial, Steven R. Garfin ; associate editors, Christopher Ames ... [et al.]
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Elsevier Saunders
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (261 p.)
ISBN
9781455723256 (electronic bk.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Spine - surgery - Case Reports
Evidence-Based Medicine - Case Reports
Orthopedic Procedures - methods - Case Reports
Spinal Diseases - surgery - Case Reports
Subjects (LCSH)
Spine - Surgery - Case studies
Evidence-based medicine - Case studies
Spine - Diseases - Case studies
Spine - surgery - Case Reports
Evidence-Based Medicine - Case Reports
Orthopedic Procedures - methods - Case Reports
Spinal Diseases - surgery - Case Reports
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Best Evidence for Spine Surgery provides representative cases that help you determine the optimal surgical interventions for your patients. Drs. Rahul Jandial and Steven R. Garfin, and a balanced team of prominent neurosurgeons and orthopaedists, address the trend toward a more collaborative approach between spine and orthopaedic surgery. This easy-to-read, evidence-based resource also features "Tips from the masters" for a quick review of important elements of diagnosis and treatment and online access at www.expertconsult.com with fully searchable text and downloadable images. Choose the best options for your patients using evidence that supports the optimal surgical intervention for each case. Access the fully searchable text online at www.expertconsult.com, along with a downloadable image gallery and a video library demonstrating nuances of key techniques. Apply a multi-disciplinary approach through coverage that reflects the changing nature of the specialty with chapters written by neurosurgeons and orthopaedists. Quickly review the most important elements of diagnosis through "Tips from the masters." Easily find the information you need with a consistent, case-based format that clearly presents evidence and techniques.
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Cervical disk herniation : anterior cervical diskectomy and fusion versus arthroplasty / Mir H. Ali, Frank M. Phillips -- Multilevel anterior cervical diskectomy and fusion : bone-grafting options / Sheeraz A. Qureshi, Andrew C. Hecht, Scott D. Boden -- Ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament : anterior versus posterior approach / Garrick W. Cason, Edward R. Anderson III, Harry N. Herkowitz -- Minimally invasive approaches to thoracic disk herniations / Alfred T. Ogden, Michael G. Kaiser, Richard G. Fessler -- Lumbar disk herniation with mild neurological deficit : microdiskectomy versus conservative treatment / Kelli L. Crabtree, Paul M. Arnold -- Cervical spondylosis-spinal stenosis : laminoplasty versus laminectomy and fusion / Yu-Po Lee, Niraj Patel, Steven R. Garfin -- Lumbar degenerative disk disease : fusion versus artificial disk / Michael F. Duffy, Jack E. Zigler -- Degenerative spondylolisthesis with radicular pain : decompression only versus decompression and fusion / Tuan V. Nguyen, Robert A. McGuire Jr. -- Asymptomatic intradural Schwannoma : surgery versus radiosurgery versus observation / Christopher E. Mandigo, Paul C. McCormick -- Pseudotumor : transoral versus posterior fusion / Daniel M. Sciubba ... [et al.] -- Odontoid fracture in the elderly : odontoid screws versus posterior fusion / Harvey E. Smith, Scott D. Daffner, Alexander R. Vaccaro -- C1-C2 fusion : transarticular screws versus Harms procedure / Thomas J. Kesman, Bradford L. Currier -- Multilevel cervical corpectomy : anterior-only versus circumferential instrumentation / Andrew J. Schoenfeld, Christopher M. Bono -- Cervical jumped facets and incomplete neurological deficit : closed reduction versus urgent surgery / Michael A. Finn, Paul A. Anderson -- Laminectomy across cervico thoracic junction : fusion versus non fusion / Timothy E. Link, Rahul Jandial, Volker K.H. Sonntag -- Vertebral metastases : ventral and dorsal approach versus lateral -- Extracavitary transpedicular approach / John H. Shin, Edward C. Benzel -- Degenerative scoliosis: anterior and posterior fusion versus posterior fusion / Krishna Gumidyala, Sigurd Berven -- Sagittal imbalance: multiple Smith-Petersen osteotomies versus pedicle substraction osteotomies / Jamal McClendon ... [et al.] -- L1-S1 fusion: extending to T12 and pelvis and when to include L5-S1 anterior grafting / Steven Mardjetko -- High-grade spondylolisthesis : reduction and fusion versus in situ fusion / Matthew B. Maserati, Christopher I. Shaffrey, Adam S. Kanter.
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Biomedical Informatics

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Edward H. Shortliffe, James J. Cimino. (Fifth edition) Springer , 2021.
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Edward H. Shortliffe, James J. Cimino
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Fifth edition
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2021
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1 online resource (xliii, 1152 pages) : illustrations
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9783030587215
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Medical Informatics
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Biomedical informatics : computer applications in health care and biomedicine

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Edward H. Shortliffe, James J. Cimino, editors. (Fourth edition) --London: Springer , c2014.
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Biomedical Informatics: Computer Applications in Health Care and Biomedicine meets the growing demand of practitioners, researchers, educators, and students for a comprehensive introduction to key topics in the field and the underlying scientific issues that sit at the intersection of biomedical science, patient care, public health, and information technology (IT). This 4th edition reflects the remarkable changes in both computing and health care that continue to occur and the exploding interes…
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Shortliffe, Edward Hance
Cimino, James J
Responsibility
Edward H. Shortliffe, James J. Cimino, editors
Edition
Fourth edition
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxvi, 965 pages)
ISBN
9781447144748 (electronic bk.)
9781447144731
Subjects (MeSH)
Medical Informatics
Subjects (LCSH)
Bioinformatics
Biomedical engineering
Medical informatics
Médecine
Notes
Previous edition: 2006.
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Biomedical Informatics: Computer Applications in Health Care and Biomedicine meets the growing demand of practitioners, researchers, educators, and students for a comprehensive introduction to key topics in the field and the underlying scientific issues that sit at the intersection of biomedical science, patient care, public health, and information technology (IT). This 4th edition reflects the remarkable changes in both computing and health care that continue to occur and the exploding interest in the role that IT must play in care coordination and the melding of genomics with innovations in clinical practice and treatment. New chapters have been introduced on the health information infrastructure, consumer health informatics, telemedicine, translational bioinformatics, clinical research informatics, and health IT policy, while the others have all undergone extensive revisions, in many cases with new authors. The organization and philosophy are unchanged, focusing on the science of information and knowledge management and the role of computers and communications in modern biomedical research, health, and health care. Emphasizing the conceptual basis of the field rather than technical details, it provides an introduction and extensive bibliography so that readers can comprehend, assess, and utilize biomedical informatics and health IT. The volume focuses on easy-to-understand examples, a guide to additional literature, chapter summaries, and a comprehensive glossary with concise definitions of recurring terms for self-study or classroom use.
Contents
Biomedical Informatics: The Science and the Pragmatics -- Biomedical Data: Their Acquisition, Storage, and Use -- Biomedical Decision Making: Probabilistic Clinical Reasoning -- Cognitive Science and Biomedical Informatics -- Computer Architectures for Health Care and Biomedicine -- Software Engineering for Health Care and Biomedicine -- Standards in Biomedical Informatics -- Natural Language Processing in Health Care and Biomedicine -- Biomedical Imaging Informatics -- Ethics and Biomedical and Health Informatics: Users, Standards, and Outcomes -- Evaluation of Biomedical and Health Information Resources -- Electronic Health Record Systems -- The Health Information Infrastructure -- Management of Information in Health Care Organizations -- Patient-Centered Care Systems -- Public Health Informatics -- Consumer Health Informatics and Personal Health Records -- Telehealth -- Patient Monitoring Systems -- Imaging Systems in Radiology -- Information Retrieval and Digital Libraries -- Clinical Decision-Support Systems -- Computers in Health Care Education -- Bioinformatics -- Translational Bioinformatics -- Clinical Research Informatics -- Health Information Technology Policy -- The Future of Informatics in Biomedicine.
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Blood pressure and arterial wall mechanics in cardiovascular diseases

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Michel E. Safar, Michael F. O'Rourke, Edward D. Frohlich, editors. --London: Springer , c2014.
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In cardiovascular prevention, therehastraditionallybeena small number of cardiovascular risk factors to evaluate and manage, such as hypertension, diabetes,hyperlipidemiaand smoking. Recently, it has been recognized that new mechanical factors should be identified, andspecificallyinvolves pulsatile arterial hemodynamic parameters, such asarterial stiffness, pulse pressure and, to a lesser extent, augmentation index and pulse pressure amplification. Blood Pressure and Arterial Wall Mechanics in …
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Frohlich, Edward D.
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Michel E. Safar, Michael F. O'Rourke, Edward D. Frohlich, editors
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xx, 567 pages)
ISBN
9781447151982 (electronic bk.)
9781447151975
Subjects (MeSH)
Blood Pressure
Vascular Stiffness - physiology
Subjects (LCSH)
Cardiology
Cardiovascular system - Diseases
Blood pressure
Arteries - Physiology
Abstract
In cardiovascular prevention, therehastraditionallybeena small number of cardiovascular risk factors to evaluate and manage, such as hypertension, diabetes,hyperlipidemiaand smoking. Recently, it has been recognized that new mechanical factors should be identified, andspecificallyinvolves pulsatile arterial hemodynamic parameters, such asarterial stiffness, pulse pressure and, to a lesser extent, augmentation index and pulse pressure amplification. Blood Pressure and Arterial Wall Mechanics in Cardiovascular Diseaseshas been written to facilitate understanding of these new concepts regarding bleed pressure and cardiac risk, and prepare the reader for the considerable evolution of the topic in the years to come. Much has been learned already regarding the management of these patients, and this book presents extensive data on the techniques needed to maximize their outcomes.
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Part I. Blood Pressure: Basic Concepts of Steady and Pulsatile Arterial Hemodynamics -- 1. Arterial Stiffness, Wave Reflection, Wave Amplification: Basic Concepts, Principles of Measurement and Analysis in Humans -- 2. Large Arteries, Microcirculation, and Mechanisms of Hypertension -- 3. Direct Measurement of Local Arterial Stiffness and Pulse Pressure -- 4. Ventricular-Arterial Coupling and Mechanism of Wave Reflections -- 5. Determination of Systemic and Regional Arterial Structure and Function -- 6. Animal Models for Studies of Arterial Stiffness -- 7. Elastin, Calcium and Age-Related Stiffening of the Arterial Wall -- 8. Genetic and Cellular Aspects of Arterial Stiffness -- Part II. Blood Pressure and Sodium Balance: Pathophysiological Mechanisms and Cardiovascular Risk -- 9. Mechanical Stress and the Arterial Wall -- 10. Pulsatile Stress, Arterial Stiffness, and Endothelial Function -- 11. Hypoxia, Arterial Blood Pressure, and Microcirculation -- 12. The Reality of Aging Viewed from the Arterial Wall -- 13. Emerging Aspects of Angiotensin Biology and Their Potential Role in the Vasculature -- 14. Arterial Stiffness and the Sympathetic Nervous System -- 15. Oxidative Stress and Hypertension -- 16. Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction -- 17. Structural Alterations in Arterial Stiffness: Role of Arterial Fibrosis -- 18. Salt and Multiorgan Damage in Hypertension: Vascular Stiffening and Cardiorenal Structural Dysfunction Responses -- 19. Preventive Lessons from Hypertension and Myocardial Infarction: Treating Asymptomatic Individuals to Lower the Risk for Subsequent Cardiovascular Events -- Part III. Hypertension: Evaluation of Cardiovascular Risk and Organ Damage -- 20. Value of Brachial and Central Blood Pressure for Predicting Cardiovascular Events -- 21. Predictive Value of Arterial Stiffness for Cardiovascular Events -- 22. Heart Rate, Synchrony and Arterial Hemodynamics -- 23. Pulse Pressure Amplification and Arterial Stiffness in Middle Age -- 24. Arterial Stiffness, Central Blood Pressure and Cardiac Remodelling: From Cardiac Hypertrophy to Heart Failure -- 25. The Relationship Between Aortic Stiffness, Microvascular Disease in the Brain and Cognitive Decline: Insights into the Emerging Epidemic of Alzheimer’s Disease -- 26. Arterial Stiffness and Risk in Various Cardiovascular Diseases -- 27. Large Artery Remodeling and Chronic Kidney Disease -- 28. Arterial Changes in Renal Transplantation -- 29. Arterial Stiffness, Central Blood Pressure and Coronary Heart Disease -- Part IV. Clinical Involvement: Role of Age, Sex, Inflammatory and Metabolic Alterations -- 30. Modifications of Blood Pressure Profiles in the Very Old: Role of Frailty and Comorbidities -- 31. Arterial Stiffness and Amplification in the Very Old -- 32. Hypertension in Men and Women: Is It Different? -- 33. Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome, Diabetes and Smoking -- 34. Glucose, Insulin and Potential Strategies of Vascular Stiffening -- 35. Arterial Stiffness in Chronic Inflammation -- Part V. Stratifications of Cardiovascular Risk and Therapeutic Consequences on Arterial Stiffness and Wave Reflections -- 36. Outcome-Driven Thresholds for Pulse Pressure on Office and Out-of-the-Office Blood Pressure Measurement -- 37. Properties of Central Arteries in Populations of Different Ethnicity: Ethnicity and Central Arteries -- 38. Changing Concepts on the Role of Blood Pressure Reduction in Stroke Prevention with the Focus on ß-Blocking Agents -- 39. Decreasing Arterial Stiffness and/or Wave Reflections Independently of Mean Arterial Pressure: Effect of Antihypertensive Drugs (Part 1) -- 40. Decreasing Arterial Stiffness and/or Wave Reflections Independently of Mean Arterial Pressure: Effect of Non-antihypertensive Drugs (Part 2) -- 41. Blood Pressure Variability: Measurements, Influential Factors, Prognosis and Therapy -- 42. Nitrate: The Ideal Drug Action for Isolated Systolic Hypertension in Elderly? -- 43. De-stiffening Strategy, Sodium Balance, and Blockade of the Renin–Angiotensin System -- 44. Long-Term Effects of Calcium Channel Blockers on Central and Peripheral Arteries -- 45. Exercise Training for the Modification of Arterial Stiffness and Wave Reflections.
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Brain tumors : an encyclopedic approach

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[edited by] Andrew H. Kaye, Edward R. Laws, Jr. (3rd ed.) --Edinburgh ; New York: Saunders/Elsevier , c2012.
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"Meet the increasing need for effective brain tumor management with the highly anticipated revision of Brain Tumors by Drs. Andrew H. Kaye and Edward R. Laws. Over the past decade, enormous advances have been made in both the diagnosis and the surgical and radiotherapeutic management of brain tumors. This new edition guides you through the latest developments in the field, including hot topics like malignant gliomas, functional brain mapping, neurogenetics and the molecular biology of brain tum…
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Kaye, Andrew H
Laws, Edward R
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[edited by] Andrew H. Kaye, Edward R. Laws, Jr
Edition
3rd ed.
Place of Publication
Edinburgh ; New York
Publisher
Saunders/Elsevier
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 916 p.)
ISBN
9780702048180 (electronic bk.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Brain neoplasms
Subjects (LCSH)
Brain--Tumors
Brain Neoplasms
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"Meet the increasing need for effective brain tumor management with the highly anticipated revision of Brain Tumors by Drs. Andrew H. Kaye and Edward R. Laws. Over the past decade, enormous advances have been made in both the diagnosis and the surgical and radiotherapeutic management of brain tumors. This new edition guides you through the latest developments in the field, including hot topics like malignant gliomas, functional brain mapping, neurogenetics and the molecular biology of brain tumors, and biologic and gene therapy. You'll also have easy access to the complete contents online, with links to PubMed and a downloadable image library, at www.expertconsult.com. "--Publisher's website
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Historical perspective -- Stem cells and progenitor cell lineages in the central nervous system -- Classification and pathogenesis of brain tumors -- Epidemiology of brain tumors -- Neurogenetics and the molecular biology of human brain tumors -- Biologic therapy for malignant glioma -- Gene therapy for human brain tumors -- Immunology of brain tumors and implications for immunotherapy -- Histopathology of brain tumors -- Advanced imaging of brain tumors -- Neuro-ophthalmology of brain tumors -- Epilepsy associated with brain tumors -- Anesthesia and intensive care management of patients with brain tumors -- Surgical principles in the management of brain tumors -- Radiosurgery and radiotherapy for brain tumors -- Clinical trials and chemotherapy -- Mouse models for brain tumor therapy -- Management of brain tumors in the pediatric patient -- Management of recurrent gliomas and meningiomas -- Low-grade astrocytomas -- Glioblastoma and malignant astrocytoma -- Oligodendroglioma -- Brainstem tumors -- Intracranial ependymomas -- Choroid plexus tumors -- Uncommon glial tumors -- Medulloblastoma and primitive neuroectodermal tumors -- Acoustic neurinoma (vestibular schwannoma) -- Other schwannomas of cranial nerves -- Brain tumors associated with neurofibromatosis -- Meningiomas -- Meningeal hemangiopericytomas -- Meningeal sarcomas -- Pineal cell and germ cell tumors -- Non-functional pituitary tumors -- Diagnostic considerations and surgical results for hyperfunctioning pituitary adenomas -- Chordomas and chondrosarcomas of the skull base -- Glomus jugulare tumors -- Carcinoma of the paranasal sinuses -- Esthesioneuroblastoma: management and outcome -- Primary central nervous system lymphoma -- Craniopharyngiomas -- Dermoid, epidermoid, and neurenteric cysts -- Colloid cysts -- Metastatic brain tumors
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Breast and gynecological cancers : an integrated approach for screening and early diagnosis in developing countries

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Mahesh K. Shetty, editor ; foreword by Edward L. Trimble. --New York, NY: Springer , c2013.
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Women in developing nations experience higher incidence rates and higher mortality rates of breast and gynecological cancers, creating a critical need for cancer control programs that can use available, often scant, resources to match the existing disease burden. This book promotes integrating screening and early detection of breast and gynecological cancers through cost effective modalities like single visit screening and diagnosis, well woman clinics, and mobile clinics. International expert…
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Shetty, Mahesh K
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Mahesh K. Shetty, editor ; foreword by Edward L. Trimble
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xv, 360 p. : 107 ill., 82 ill. in color)
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9781461418764
Subjects (MeSH)
Breast Neoplasms - diagnosis
Urogenital Neoplasms - diagnosis
Early Detection of Cancer
Subjects (LCSH)
Medicine
Gynecology
Public health
Radiology, Medical
Oncology
Abstract
Women in developing nations experience higher incidence rates and higher mortality rates of breast and gynecological cancers, creating a critical need for cancer control programs that can use available, often scant, resources to match the existing disease burden. This book promotes integrating screening and early detection of breast and gynecological cancers through cost effective modalities like single visit screening and diagnosis, well woman clinics, and mobile clinics. International experts in the field weigh in on tested and proven methods for screening, early diagnosis, and prevention of these cancers in both rural and urban settings with varying levels of funding. Case studies from Brazil, Peru, the Middle East and Africa are included to illustrate particular aspects of screening, treatment, and funding. Breast and Gynecological Cancers: An Integrated Approach for Screening and Early Diagnosis in Developing Countries is a crucial compendium of information for all those concerned with the wellness of women worldwide.
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Burden of breast and gynecological cancers in low-resource communities -- Breast cancer: pathology, cytology, and core needle biopsy methods for diagnosis -- Gynecological cancers: pathology and cytological methods for diagnosis of gynecological cancers -- Screening and early diagnosis of breast cancer: proven methodology and an optimized strategy for developing countries -- HPV and cervical cancer -- Screening for cervical cancer in low-resource communities -- Ovarian cancer screening and early detection in low- and middle-income countries -- Endometrial cancer: risk factors and early diagnosis in low-resource countries -- Breast and gynecologic cancer prevention in low-resource countries -- Combined screening for breast and gynecological cancers using mobile clinics: the Barretos experience (Brazil) -- Cost effectiveness of screening for and early diagnosis of breast and gynecological cancers in low-income countries -- Challenges for breast and gynecological cancer control by early detection in less-developed countries -- Funding for global health care intervention: initiatives aimed at controlling cancer in women in low-resource countries -- Coordinated training on early detection and diagnosis of breast cancer across different levels of health workers: an example from Peru -- Telemedicine in cancer control programs in developing countries. Breast cancer screening and cervical cancer prevention in developing countries: strategies for the future -- Well woman clinic concept: an integrated approach for screening and early diagnosis of breast and gynecological cancers in developing countries -- Index.
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