Statement on the scope and standards of advanced practice nursing in oncology

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Antle, Emily. Oncology Nursing Society. (3rd ed.) --Pittsburgh, PA: Oncology Nursing Society , 2003.
Call Number
WY 156 O58s 2003a
Location
Dickson Building
Call Number
WY 156 O58s 2003a
Author
Antle, Emily
Corporate Author
Oncology Nursing Society
Other Authors
Haas, Marilyn L
Lester, Joanne L
Edition
3rd ed.
Place of Publication
Pittsburgh, PA
Publisher
Oncology Nursing Society
Date of Publication
2003
Physical Description
22 p.
ISBN
1890504343
Subjects (MeSH)
Oncology Nursing - standards
Format
Book
Location
Dickson Building
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3 weeks
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An introduction to clinical emergency medicine

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[edited by] Swaminatha V. Mahadevan, Gus M. Garmel. --Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press , 2005.
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Mahadevan, Swaminatha V
Other Authors
Garmel, Gus. M
Responsibility
[edited by] Swaminatha V. Mahadevan, Gus M. Garmel
Place of Publication
Cambridge, UK
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Date of Publication
2005
Physical Description
xix, 798 p.
ISBN
6610303169 (electronic bk.)
9786610303168 (electronic bk.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Emergency Medicine
Contents
Cover -- Half-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- List of contributors -- Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Dedication -- Section 1 Principles of Emergency Medicine -- 1 Approach to the emergency patient -- Scope of the problem -- Clinical scope of the problem -- Anatomic essentials -- History -- Physical examination -- Differential diagnosis -- Diagnostic testing -- General treatment principles -- Special patients -- Disposition -- Pearls, pitfalls, and myths -- References -- 2 Airway management -- Scope of the problem -- Anatomic essentials -- Initial airway assessment -- Noninvasive airway management -- Indications for definitive airway management -- Definitive airway management -- The difficult airway -- The failed airway -- Devices and techniques for the difficult or failed intubation -- Surgical airways -- Special patients -- Pearls, pitfalls, and myths -- References -- 3 Cardiopulmonary and cerebral resuscitation -- Introduction -- Pathophysiology -- The primary survey -- The secondary survey -- History -- Physical examination -- Diagnostic studies -- Post-resuscitation care -- Termination of efforts -- Special patients -- Pearls and summary points -- References -- 4 Cardiac dysrhythmias -- Scope of the problem -- Anatomic essentials -- History -- Physical examination -- Diagnostic testing -- Management of bradydysrhythmias -- Management of tachydysrhythmias -- Pearls, pitfall and myths -- References -- 5 Shock -- Scope of the problem -- Classification -- General approach to the patient in shock -- History -- Physical examination -- Differential diagnosis -- Diagnostic testing -- General treatment principles -- Pitfalls -- References -- 6 Traumatic injuries -- Scope of the problem -- Peaks of death -- Primary survey -- Secondary survey -- History -- Differential diagnosis -- Diagnostic testing -- Additional therapies -- Special patients -- Disposition -- Pearls, pitfalls, and myths -- References -- 7 Prehospital care and emergency medical services -- History of emergency medical services -- Prehospital systems -- EMS personnel and qualifications -- EMS response -- Clinical capabilities of EMS -- Mass casualty incidents/disaster -- Medical direction -- Patient transport -- Special considerations in air transport -- References -- 8 Pain management -- Scope of the problem -- Assessment and measurement of pain -- Treatment of pain -- Pharmacologic therapy -- Special patients -- Pearls and pitfalls -- References -- Section 2 Primary Complaints -- 9 Abdominal pain -- Scope of the problem -- Anatomic essentials -- History -- Physical examination -- Differential diagnosis -- Diagnostic testing -- General treatment principles -- Special patients -- Disposition -- Pearls, pitfalls
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Managing Care : A Shared Responsibility

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by L. Joseph Verheijde. --Dordrecht: Springer , c2006.
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The effective management of appropriate health care should be able to contain medical care costs and improve accessibility while addressing rationing concerns. However, managed care in the United States has not lived up to the expectations set for it. Managed care quickly gained popularity among employers and public policy makers as a mechanism for curbing the excessive growth of health care insurance costs. Nonetheless, since its introduction, the system of largely for-profit managed care has …
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Verheijde, L. Joseph
Responsibility
by L. Joseph Verheijde
Place of Publication
Dordrecht
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2006
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 229 p.)
Series Vol.
v. 22
Series Title
Issues in Business Ethics
ISBN
9781402041853
9781402041846 (print ed.)
ISSN
0925-6733
Subjects (MeSH)
Bioethical Issues
Health Care Rationing - ethics
Health Services Administration - ethics
Managed Care Programs - ethics
Social Responsibility
Other Subjects
United States
Abstract
The effective management of appropriate health care should be able to contain medical care costs and improve accessibility while addressing rationing concerns. However, managed care in the United States has not lived up to the expectations set for it. Managed care quickly gained popularity among employers and public policy makers as a mechanism for curbing the excessive growth of health care insurance costs. Nonetheless, since its introduction, the system of largely for-profit managed care has been the subject of much public and political debate. The change from a fee-for-service system toward a system in which the health care insurance component is combined with the delivery of a broad range of integrated health care services for populations of plan enrollees that are financed prospectively from a limited budget has been widely criticized and has even been called repugnant. Instead of placing the blame on managed care organizations, however, we need to keep in mind that such organizations operate without societal agreement on critical issues such as a workable definition of health, an authoritative standard for defining the scope of entitlements, and on the distribution of labor between public and private sector entities. The health care system in the United States is also characterized by decentralization as well as the absence of a comprehensive health care planning or budgeting system, substantive access rules, and agreed-upon minimum health care benefit package. Therefore, managed care organizations only have limited responsibilities. The nonexistence of a shared, unifying paradigm of responsibility has been called the leading cause of the inability to manage health care appropriately. The stakeholders in health care operate on a set of widely varying interpretations of the notion of responsibility. The concept of genuine responsibility, recognizing the complexity of health care and the need for stakeholder-specific interpretations of responsibility, proposes as the underlying premise of responsibility (at least in regard to health care) the social agreement that distributive choices should be made on the basis of the premise of deliberate reciprocity. When all parties share the same foundation on which the notion of responsibility is built the resulting trust and cooperation among stakeholders enables them to find morally appropriate solutions in reforming health care.
Contents
Chapter 1. Health Care Costs and Scarcity of Health Care Resources -- Introduction -- Development of Managed Care -- Rationing: A Dilemma for Ethicists -- Responsibility -- Chapter 2. The Concept of Managed Care and its Practical Implications -- Introduction -- Quality of Care in Managed Care -- History of Managed Care -- Where Does Managed Care Find its Market -- Definition of Managed Care -- Managed Care as Unknown Territory -- Methodological Concerns Regarding Data Collection -- Population-Based Distribution and Individual Autonomy -- Balancing Responsibilities -- Changes in Managed Care -- Chapter 3. Ideology: The Silent Partner -- Introduction -- The Concept of Ideology -- Ideology In Medicine -- The Context of Scarcity and its Ideological Impact on Health Care -- Conclusion -- Chapter 4. Concept of Genuine Responsibility -- Introduction -- Changing the Focus In Health Care Distribution -- The Notion of Responsibility -- Justice And Health Care -- Key Presumptions -- Chapter 5: Revising The Template For Modeling Health Care -- Introduction -- Necessity For Change -- Defining Health And Health Care -- The Main Parties Involved -- Chapter 6: Theoretical Reflections -- Introduction -- Managed Care -- The Problem: Who Is Responsible For What? -- Justice As Appropriation -- A Template For Responsible Healthcare Distribution -- Chapter 7: Implementation In U.S. Health Care System: Challenges And Opportunities -- Introduction -- Changing The Views on Business And Profits -- Individual Entitlement And Social Justice -- The Role of Government -- Health Care Planning -- Health Care Budgeting -- Special Interest Groups And Policy Making -- The Minimum Health Care Benefit Package -- The Contribution of Evidence-Based Medicine.
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Clinical decision support : the road ahead

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Greenes, Robert A. --Burlington, MA: Elsevier/Academic Press , 2007.
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Author
Greenes, Robert A
Place of Publication
Burlington, MA
Publisher
Elsevier/Academic Press
Date of Publication
2007
Physical Description
581 p.
ISBN
9786610746880
Subjects (MeSH)
Decision Support Systems, Clinical - trends
Electronic Health Records
Medical Informatics Applications
Contents
Cover -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Contributors -- Preface -- PART I COMPUTER-BASED CLINICAL DECISION SUPPORT: CONCEPTS AND ORIGINS -- Chapter 1 DEFINITION, SCOPE, AND CHALLENGES -- 1.1 INTRODUCTION -- 1.2 DEFINITION OF COMPUTER-BASED CLINICAL DECISION SUPPORT -- 1.3 FEATURES OF CDS -- 1.4 THE TALE OF A RELATIONSHIP -- 1.5 SCOPE AND PLAN OF THIS BOOK -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 2 A BRIEF HISTORY OF CLINICAL DECISION SUPPORT: TECHNICAL, SOCIAL, CULTURAL, ECONOMIC, AND GOVERNMENTAL PERSPECTIVES -- 2.1 PRIMARY RESEARCH METHODOLOGIES THAT HAVE BEEN PURSUED AND EXTENDED -- 2.2 DRIVING FORCES FOR CDS -- 2.3 CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 3 FEATURES OF COMPUTER-BASED CLINICAL DECISION SUPPORT -- 3.1 CDS AND THE HUMAN -- 3.2 DESIGN AND STRUCTURE OF CDS -- 3.3 OTHER CONSIDERATIONS -- REFERENCES -- PART II CASE STUDIES AND CURRENT STATUS -- Chapter 4 REGENSTRIEF MEDICAL INFORMATICS: EXPERIENCES WITH CLINICAL DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS -- 4.1 INTRODUCTION -- 4.2 HISTORY -- 4.3 CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 5 PATIENTS, DOCTORS, AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: CLINICAL DECISION SUPPORT AT BRIGHAM AND WOMEN'S HOSPITAL AND PARTNERS HEALTHCARE -- 5.1 HISTORY -- 5.2 CLINICAL DECISION SUPPORT AND INPATIENT CPOE AT BWH -- 5.3 DECISION SUPPORT DELIVERED USING THE OUTPATIENT ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD -- 5.4 OVERARCHING STUDIES -- 5.5 OVERARCHING LESSONS -- 5.6 FUTURE DIRECTIONS -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 6 CASE STUDIES IN CLINICAL DECISION SUPPORT: LDS HOSPITAL EXPERIENCE -- 6.1 INTRODUCTION -- 6.2 TOOLS FOR INFORMATION MANAGEMENT -- 6.3 TOOLS FOR FOCUSING ATTENTION -- 6.4 TOOLS FOR PATIENT-SPECIFIC CONSULTATION -- 6.5 CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 7 PENETRATION AND AVAILABILITY OF CLINICAL DECISION SUPPORT IN COMMERCIAL SYSTEMS -- 7.1 INTRODUCTION -- 7.2 CDS PENETRATION AND AVAILABILITY IN COMMERCIAL SYSTEMS -- 7.3 CLINICAL ALERTING IN 2002 -- 7.4 OBSTACLES TO CDS IN 2002 -- 7.5 WHAT CHANGED SINCE EARLY 2002? -- 7.6 HOW FAR ALONG ARE CDS VENDORS IN 2005? -- 7.7 SELF-REPORTED VENDOR DATA AS OF FEBRUARY 2005 -- 7.8 CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- VENDOR WEB SITE REFERENCES -- Chapter 8 LESSONS LEARNED -- 8.1 ACADEMIC PROTOTYPES -- 8.2 STANDARDS AND SHARING OF INTEROPERABLE CONTENT AND TOOLS -- 8.3 USERS -- 8.4 OTHER CONSIDERATIONS -- REFERENCES -- PART III GENERATION AND FORMULATION OF KNOWLEDGE -- Chapter 9 HUMAN-INTENSIVE TECHNIQUES -- 9.1 INTRODUCTION -- 9.2 THEORETICAL BASIS FOR KNOWLEDGE ACQUISITION -- 9.3 COGNITIVE TASK ANALYSIS -- 9.4 COMPUTER-BASED KNOWLEDGE ACQUISITION -- 9.5 CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 10 GENERATION OF KNOWLEDGE FOR CLINICAL DECISION SUPPORT: STATISTICAL AND MACHINE LEARNING TECHNIQUES -- 10.1 INTRODUCTION -- 10.2 LEARNING FROM DATA -- 10.3 OVERVIEW OF LOGISTIC REGRESSION -- 10.4 OVERVIEW OF SOME MACHINE LEARNING MODELS -- 10.5 PREDICTION MODELS IN MEDICINE -- 10.6 CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 11 EVIDENCE-BASED MEDICINE AND META-ANALYSIS: GETTING MORE OUT OF THE LITERATURE -- 11.1 SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS AND META-ANALYSES -- 11.2 METHODOLOGIES OF SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS -- 11.3 DEVELOPING A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW PR
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Drugs and the future : brain science, addiction and society

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scientific coordinators, David Nutt ... [et al.]. --Burlington, MA: Academic Press , c2007.
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Nutt, David J
Responsibility
scientific coordinators, David Nutt ... [et al.]
Place of Publication
Burlington, MA
Publisher
Academic Press
Date of Publication
c2007
Physical Description
xiii, 598 p.
ISBN
661074694X (electronic bk.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Psychotropic Drugs
Brain - drug effects
Substance-Related Disorders - prevention & control
Behavior, Addictive
Drug and Narcotic Control
Contents
Cover -- Copyright page -- Table of contents -- Contributors -- Foreword Drugs and the Future -- Introduction -- Acknowledgements -- Chapter 1. Drugs Futures 2025 -- Chapter 2. Foresight -- 1 INTRODUCTION -- 2 WHAT IS FORESIGHT? -- 3 WHAT APPROACH DID WE USE TO EXPLORE THE FUTURE OF DRUG USE? -- 4 WHAT HAPPENS NEXT? -- Chapter 3. Neuroscience of Drugs and Addiction -- 1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY -- 2 INTRODUCTION -- 3 NEUROPSYCHOLOGY OF REINFORCEMENT LEARNING AND ADDICTION -- 4 THE NEURAL SYSTEM BASIS OF REINFORCEMENT LEARNING: RELEVANCE TO NATURAL MOTIVATION AND DRUG ADDICTION -- 5 NEUROBIOLOGY OF RELAPSE -- 6 NEUROADAPTATIONS - INTRACELLULAR CASCADES -- 7 VULNERABILITY TO ADDICTION -- 8 HARMS CAUSED BY DRUGS OF ABUSE -- 9 DRUG ADDICTION: A SOCIAL COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE PERSPECTIVE -- 10 THE MIND/BRAIN INTERFACE: NEUROBEHAVIOURAL ECONOMICS OF ADDICTION -- 11 FUTURE IMPLICATIONS: NEW DRUGS, THEIR IMPACT AND MANAGEMENT -- Chapter 4. Genomics -- 1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY -- 2 GENES IN ACTION -- 3 GENETIC ANALYSIS -- 4 CURRENT STATE OF PLAY -- 5 FUTURE DIRECTIONS IN RESEARCH -- 6 THE IMPLICATIONS OF DEFINING GENETIC INFLUENCES IN DRUG USE FOR THE INDIVIDUAL AND SOCIETY -- 7 THE BRAIN SCIENCE, ADDICTION AND DRUGS PROJECT QUESTIONS -- 8 CONCLUSIONS -- Chapter 5. Experimental Psychology and Research into Brain Science, Addiction and Drugs -- 1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY -- 2 INTRODUCTION -- 3 SCIENTIFIC BASIS OF DRUG ADDICTION -- 4 CURRENT PSYCHOACTIVE SUBSTANCES - EFFECTS AND HARMS -- 5 INTERVENTIONS AND MANAGEMENT -- 6 VISIONS FOR THE FUTURE - FUTURE CAPABILITIES AND APPLICATIONS -- 7 CONCLUSIONS -- Chapter 6. Pharmacology and Treatments -- 1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY -- 2 DEFINITIONS AND SCOPE OF REVIEW -- 3 BACKGROUND -- 4 CURRENT PSYCHOACTIVE DRUGS -- 5 DRUG TREATMENTS FOR SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS -- 6 FUTURE PSYCHOACTIVE SUBSTANCES -- 7 FUTURE THERAPEUTICS -- 8 CONTEXT OF FUTURE TREATMENTS -- 9 PROSPECTS -- 10 APPENDIX: ACRONYMS -- Chapter 7. Psychological Treatments of Substance Misuse and Dependence -- 1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY -- 2 INTRODUCTION -- 3 WHERE ARE WE NOW? THE CURRENT EVIDENCE BASE ON PSYCHOLOGICAL TREATMENTS -- 4 PSYCHOLOGICAL TREATMENTS OF SUBSTANCE MISUSE AND DEPENDENCE: THE FUTURE? -- 5 WHAT WILL BE THE DRUGS OF THE FUTURE? -- 6 PSYCHOSOCIAL TREATMENTS OF THE FUTURE -- 7 PREVENTION STRATEGIES IN THE FUTURE? -- 8 CONCLUSIONS -- Chapter 8. Cognition Enhancers -- 1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY -- 2 DEFINITIONS AND SCOPE OF REVIEW -- 3 BACKGROUND -- 4 BASIS OF LEARNING AND MEMORY -- 5 CURRENT COGNITION ENHANCERS -- 6 COGNITION ENHANCERS IN DEVELOPMENT -- 7 FUTURE COGNITION ENHANCERS -- 8 IMPLICATIONS -- 9 CONCLUSIONS -- Chapter 9. Neuroimaging -- 1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY -- 2 FUNCTIONAL NEUROIMAGING IN THE STUDY OF DRUG ADDICTION: DEFINING PHARMACOLOGY AND CRAVING -- 3 FUNCTIONAL NEUROIMAGING IN THE STUDY OF DRUG ADDICTION -- 4 FUNCTIONAL NEUROIMAGING IN PRECLINICAL MODELS OF ADDICTION -- 5 MOLECULAR IMAGING AND THE ROLE OF PET -- 6 ADVANCES IN MRI/S TECHNOLOGY -- 7 TRANSCRANIAL MAGNETIC STIMULATION -- 8 FURTHER DEVELOPMENTS -- Chapter 10. Drug Testing -- 1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY -- 2 INTRODUCTION -- 3 TEST MATRICES -- 4 ANALYTICAL METHODS -- 5 EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES -- 6 THE FUTURE OF DRUG TESTING -- 7 CONCLUSIONS --T$746
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Genetic Democracy : Philosophical Perspectives

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edited by Veikko Launis and Juha Räikkä. --Dordrecht: Springer , c2008.
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GENETIC DEMOCRACY involves an in-depth analysis of the ethical, social and philosophical issues related to modern genetic research and gene technology. The aim of the book is to introduce systematic research on the social and ethical impacts of the use and development of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) as well as the acquisition, use and storage of human genetic information (HGI). The book contributes into enhancing public discussion and reaching fair and democratic decision-making practi…
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Räikkä, Juha
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edited by Veikko Launis and Juha Räikkä
Place of Publication
Dordrecht
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2008
Physical Description
1 online resource (x, 146 p.)
Series Vol.
v. 37
Series Title
International library of ethics, law, and the new medicine
ISBN
9781402062124
9781402062056 (print ed.)
ISSN
1567-8008
Subjects (MeSH)
Bioethical Issues
Genetic Engineering - ethics
Genetic Research - ethics
Philosophy, Medical
Notes
The majority of the papers were originally presented as part of the Genetic Democracy Authors' Meeting held in Turku, Finland, in August 2006. -- P. v.
Abstract
GENETIC DEMOCRACY involves an in-depth analysis of the ethical, social and philosophical issues related to modern genetic research and gene technology. The aim of the book is to introduce systematic research on the social and ethical impacts of the use and development of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) as well as the acquisition, use and storage of human genetic information (HGI). The book contributes into enhancing public discussion and reaching fair and democratic decision-making practices in GMO and HGI use and development both on local and global level. There are currently few European texts which address the issues involved in a theoretical and systematical manner. GENETIC DEMOCRACY have been written from the viewpoint of social and political philosophy rather than that of traditional bioethics. There is a clear need for a throughout and authoritative philosophical and ethical analysis of the issues involved in genetic research and gene technology. The book will appeal to philosophers, social scientists, genetics professionals, policy makers, academics, industrial organisations and human rights organisations as well as university students and legal scholars. The book will have a broad appeal across Europe, Asia and America since many states are currently considering policy responses to many of the practices discussed in the books (e.g., human biobanks).
Contents
Introduction: The Scope and Importance of Genetic Democracy -- The Prerequisites for Genetic Democracy -- Ethical Expertise in Democratic Societies -- Towards Global Bioethics: The UNESCO Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights -- Autonomy and Genetic Privacy -- Values, Rights and GMO: Against Radicalism -- The Precautionary Principle and the Risks of Modern Agri-Biotechnology -- Population Databanks and Democracy in Light of the Icelandic Experience -- Equality and Community in Public Deliberation: Genetic Democracy in Taiwan -- Genetic Resources, Genetic Democracy and Genetic Equity -- Moral Constraints on Permissible Genetic Design.
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AACN scope and standards for acute and critical care nursing practice

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Bell, Linda. American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. --Aliso Viejo, CA: American Association of Critical-Care Nurses , 2008.
Call Number
WY 154 A512 2008
Location
Dickson Building
Halifax Infirmary
Call Number
WY 154 A512 2008
Author
Bell, Linda
Corporate Author
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
Place of Publication
Aliso Viejo, CA
Publisher
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
Date of Publication
2008
Physical Description
46 p.
ISBN
1929209223
Subjects (MeSH)
Acute Disease - nursing
Critical Illness - nursing
Critical Care - standards
Format
Book
Location
Dickson Building
Halifax Infirmary
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2
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Psychiatric ethics

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edited by Sidney Bloch, Stephen A. Green. (4th ed.) --Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2009.
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This text covers complex ethical dilemmas which face clinicians & researchers. The editors have observed several emerging aspects of psychiatric practice and have added chapters on psychiatric genetics & boundary violations.
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Bloch, Sidney
Green, Stephen A, 1945
Responsibility
edited by Sidney Bloch, Stephen A. Green
Edition
4th ed.
Place of Publication
Oxford
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Date of Publication
2009
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 538 p.)
ISBN
9780191754548 (eISBN)
9780199234318
Subjects (MeSH)
Psychiatry - ethics
Ethics, Clinical
Subjects (LCSH)
Psychiatry - Moral and ethical aspects
Abstract
This text covers complex ethical dilemmas which face clinicians & researchers. The editors have observed several emerging aspects of psychiatric practice and have added chapters on psychiatric genetics & boundary violations.
Contents
The scope of psychiatric ethics / Sidney Bloch & Stephen A. Green -- A historical perspective / David F. Musto -- The philosophical basis of psychiatric ethics / Tom L. Beauchamp -- Narrative ethics / Richard Martinez -- Values, science, and psychiatry / K.W.M. (Bill) Fulford -- The nature of professions : implications for psychiatry / Margaret Coady -- The abuse of psychiatry / Paul Chodoff -- Allocation of mental health resources / James E. Sabin & Norman Daniels -- The psychiatrist and the pharmaceutical industry / Stephen A. Green -- Codes of ethics / Sidney Bloch & Russell Pargiter -- Confidentiality / David I. Joseph, Joseph Onek & Melissa M. Goldstein -- Involuntary hospitalization and deinstitutionalisation / Roger Peele & Paul Chodoff -- Suicide / Sidney Bloch & David Heyd -- Boundary violations / Glen O. Gabbard -- Psychiatric research / Franklin G. Miller & Donald L. Rosenstein -- Ethics and psychiatric genetics / Anne Farmer, Charlotte Allan & Peter McGuffin -- Neuroethics / Stephen J. Morse -- Ethical aspects of drug treatment / Linda Kader & Christos Pantelis -- Ethical aspects of the psychotherapies / Jeremy Holmes & Gwen Adshead -- Ethics and child and adolescent psychiatry / Adrian Sondheimer & Peter Jensen -- Ethics in old age psychiatry / Catherine Oppenheimer -- Ethics and forensic psychiatry / Thomas G. Gutheil -- Ethics in community psychiatry / George Szmukler -- Trauma and post traumatic stress disorder / Michael Robertson & Garry Walter -- Consultation-liaison psychiatry / Marguerite S. Lederberg & Tomer T. Levin.
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Skin Cancer after Organ Transplantation

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edited by Eggert Stockfleth, Claas Ulrich. --Boston, MA: Springer US , c2009.
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Stockfleth, Eggert
Corporate Author
SCOPE Collaborative Group
Other Authors
Ulrich, Claas
Responsibility
edited by Eggert Stockfleth, Claas Ulrich
Place of Publication
Boston, MA
Publisher
Springer US
Date of Publication
c2009
Series Vol.
146
Series Title
Cancer treatment and research
ISBN
9780387785745
Subjects (MeSH)
Skin Neoplasms - etiology
Organ Transplantation - adverse effects
Subjects (LCSH)
Dermatology
Oncology
Transplantation of organs tissues etc
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Essentials of Orthopedic Surgery

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Sam W. Wiesel, John N. Delahay, editors. (4th ed.) --New York, NY: Springer , c2010.
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Wiesel and Delahay's Essentials of Orthopedic Surgery, now in its fourth edition, is an ideal reference for students of the musculoskeletal system. Through its many photographs and illustrations, concise text, consistent format and breadth of scope, this book guides its readers through the basics of orthopedic surgery and common orthopedic disorders in adults and children. This edition has been completely updated with current clinical information and each chapter is focused on decision making, …
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Wiesel, Sam W
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Delahay, John N
Responsibility
Sam W. Wiesel, John N. Delahay, editors
Edition
4th ed.
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2010
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 522 p. : 161 illus., 32 illus. in color)
ISBN
9781441913890
9781441913883 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Musculoskeletal System - surgery
Orthopedic Procedures
Subjects (LCSH)
Orthopedic surgery
Abstract
Wiesel and Delahay's Essentials of Orthopedic Surgery, now in its fourth edition, is an ideal reference for students of the musculoskeletal system. Through its many photographs and illustrations, concise text, consistent format and breadth of scope, this book guides its readers through the basics of orthopedic surgery and common orthopedic disorders in adults and children. This edition has been completely updated with current clinical information and each chapter is focused on decision making, including algorithms based on standards and guidelines to help readers formulate both diagnostic and treatment plans. Essentials of Orthopedic Surgery, Fourth Edition is a perfect book for young surgeons, residents, students, nurses, and physician assistants to learn or review key topics in orthopedic surgery.
Contents
Basic Science of Bone and Cartilage Metabolism -- Skeletal Trauma -- Orthopedic Infections -- Tumors of the Musculoskeletal System -- Children's Orthopedics -- Sports Medicine -- The Spine -- The Shoulder -- The Elbow -- The Hand -- The Hip and Femur -- The Knee -- The Foot and Ankle -- Case Studies -- Glossary.
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Breastfeeding and human lactation

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Riordan, Jan. (4th ed.) --Boston, MA: Jones and Bartlett , 2010.
Call Number
WS 125 B851 2010
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Call Number
WS 125 B851 2010
Author
Riordan, Jan
Other Authors
Wambach, Karen
Edition
4th ed.
Place of Publication
Boston, MA
Publisher
Jones and Bartlett
Date of Publication
2010
Physical Description
912 p. : ill.
ISBN
9.78E+12
Subjects (MeSH)
Breast Feeding
Lactation
Milk, Human
Lactation Disorders
Infant Nutrition
Notes
The most recent edition of this book is available online at:
Http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=2251809&authtype=ip,uid&custid=s1115037
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Fractures of the proximal femur : improving outcomes

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[edited by] James P. Waddell. --Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders , c2011.
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Waddell, J. P
Responsibility
[edited by] James P. Waddell
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Publisher
Elsevier Saunders
Date of Publication
c2011
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 302 p.)
ISBN
9781437736311 (electronic bk.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Femoral Fractures
Fractures, Bone - prevention & control
Fractures, Bone - therapy
Fractures, bone - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Femoral Fractures - surgery
Hip Fractures - surgery
Femur - Fractures
Sports medicine
Notes
"Expert consult"--Cover
Contents
Epidemiology/population studies : scope of the problem / Michael G. Walsh and Joseph D. Zuckerman -- Skeletal assessment of fractures of the proximal femur / Dawn Pearce -- General assessment and optimization for surgery / Mirek Otremba -- Regional vs. general anaesthesia for fractures of the proximal femur / Tania Di Renna and Aaron Hong -- Improving pain management and patient outcomes associated with proximal femur fractures / Peter Leung and Bokman Chan -- Femoral neck fractures : reduction and fixation / Patrick Platzer, Gerhild Thalhammer, and Florian Kutscha-Lissberg -- Femoral neck fractures : arthroplasty / Keith Winters and James P. Waddell -- Combined fractures of the hip and femoral shaft / Gordon A Higgins, Paul R.T. Kuzyk, and Emil H. Schemitsch -- Femoral neck fractures : treatment of nonunion / Paul R.T. Kuzyk and James P. Waddell -- Trochanteric fractures : sliding hip screw / Jan Bartonicek -- Trochanteric fractures : intramedullary devices / Andreas H. Ruecker -- Complications in trochanteric fractures / Jan Bartonicek -- Subtrochanteric fractures: intramedullary fixation / Pavel Dousa -- Subtrochanteric fractures : plate fixation / Peter Biberthaler -- Deep vein thrombosis and thromboembolism : prevention and treatment in hip fracture patients / David Warwick -- Investigation and management of postoperative delirium / Camilla L. Wong -- Rehabilitation : improving outcomes for patients following fractures of the proximal femur / Janet E. Legge McMullan and Rhona McGlasson -- Preventing the second hip fracture : addressing osteoporosis in hip fracture patients / Earl R. Bogoch ... [et al.] -- Best surgical practices / Hans J. Kreder -- Best rehabilitation practices / John Flannery and Judy David.
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Nephrology nursing scope and standards of practice

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Gomez, Norma J. American Nephrology Nurses Association. (7th ed.) --Pitman, NJ: American Nephrology Nurses Association , c2011.
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WY 164 G633n 2011
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Halifax Infirmary
Call Number
WY 164 G633n 2011
Author
Gomez, Norma J
Corporate Author
American Nephrology Nurses Association
Edition
7th ed.
Place of Publication
Pitman, NJ
Publisher
American Nephrology Nurses Association
Date of Publication
c2011
Physical Description
263 p.
ISBN
9780981937946
Subjects (MeSH)
Kidney Diseases - nursing
Nephrology Nursing - standards
Nursing Care - standards
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Book
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Dickson Building
Halifax Infirmary
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Rheumatoid Arthritis and Proteus

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Alan Ebringer. --London: Springer , c2012.
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Rheumatoid Arthritis and Proteus explores the idea that Rheumatoid arthritis is caused by a urinary tract infection as a result of Proteus bacteria. Rheumatoid arthritis is a severe, painful and crippling disease affecting millions of people throughout the world, especially women. Genetic studies over the last 30 years have shown that individuals who possess the white cell blood groups HLA-DR1/4 carry a susceptibility sequence and are more likely to develop the disease. This book uses the met…
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Responsibility
Alan Ebringer
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (x, 233 p. : 53 ill., 2 ill. in color)
ISBN
9780857299505
Subjects (MeSH)
Arthritis, Rheumatoid - etiology
Arthritis, Rheumatoid - microbiology
Proteus Infections - complications
Proteus - pathogenicity
Subjects (LCSH)
Rheumatology
Epidemiology
Infectious diseases
Abstract
Rheumatoid Arthritis and Proteus explores the idea that Rheumatoid arthritis is caused by a urinary tract infection as a result of Proteus bacteria. Rheumatoid arthritis is a severe, painful and crippling disease affecting millions of people throughout the world, especially women. Genetic studies over the last 30 years have shown that individuals who possess the white cell blood groups HLA-DR1/4 carry a susceptibility sequence and are more likely to develop the disease. This book uses the methods of Sir Karl Popper, the philosopher of science, to present 12 "Popper sequences" which have been identified to indicate that Proteus is the causative agent of Rheumatoid Arthritis. Rheumatoid Arthritis and Proteus proposes that Anti-Proteus therapies should be followed as early as possible to prevent the crippling and irreversible joint deformities that occur in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Contents
Scope and distribution of the RA problem -- History of the attempts to find the cause of RA -- HLA-DR1/4 and antibodies to Proteus in London -- Antibodies to Proteus in Irish patients with rheumatoid arthritis -- Antibodies to Proteus in rheumatoid arthritis patients from Bermuda and from Hertfordshire in England -- Antibodies to Proteus in rheumatoid arthritis patients from Brest and Toulouse in France -- Dutch patients with rheumatoid arthritis have antibodies to Proteus -- Anti-Proteus antibodies in Norwegian rheumatoid arthritis patients following a lactovegetarian diet -- Antibodies to Proteus in rheumatoid arthritis patients from Norway, Spain and England -- Antibodies to Proteus in rheumatoid arthritis patients from southern Japan -- Urine cultures and correlation -- Molecular similarity between the "shared epitope" of rheumatoid arthritis and bacteria -- The "shared epitope", Proteus haemolysin, XI collagen and rheumatoid arthritis -- Gram-negative bacteria possess sequences which resemble the "shared epitope" but only Proteus infect rheumatoid arthritis patients -- Immune responses to Proteus in rheumatoid arthritis patients from Finland and Japan -- Molecular similarity between the rheumatoid arthritis associated motif EQKRAA and structurally related sequences of Proteus -- Rheumatoid arthritis sera are cytotoxic to cells bearing HLA and collagen susceptibility sequences -- The scientific method of Sir Karl Popper -- Rheumatoid arthritis and "Popper sequences".
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Encyclopedia of Immigrant Health

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Sana Loue and Martha Sajatovic (eds.). --New York, NY: Springer , c2012.
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There is increasing interest in the scientific literature on immigrant health and its impact on disease transmission, disease prevention, health promotion, well-being on an individual and population level, health policy, and the cost of managing all these issues on an individual, institutional, national, and global level. The need for accurate and up-to-date information is particularly acute due to the increasing numbers of immigrants and refugees worldwide as the result of natural disasters, p…
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Loue, Sana
Sajatovic, Martha
Responsibility
Sana Loue and Martha Sajatovic (eds.)
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxxvi, 1516 p.)
Series Title
Springer reference
ISBN
9781441956590
9781441956552 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Emigration and Immigration
Public Health
Abstract
There is increasing interest in the scientific literature on immigrant health and its impact on disease transmission, disease prevention, health promotion, well-being on an individual and population level, health policy, and the cost of managing all these issues on an individual, institutional, national, and global level. The need for accurate and up-to-date information is particularly acute due to the increasing numbers of immigrants and refugees worldwide as the result of natural disasters, political turmoil, the growing numbers of immigrants to magnet countries, and the increasing costs of associated health care that are being felt by governments around the world. Format and Scope: The first portion of the encyclopedia contains chapters that are approximately 25 to 40 manuscript pages in length. Each overview chapter includes a list of references and suggested readings for cross referencing within the encyclopedia. The opening chapters are: Immigration in the Global Context, Immigration Processes and Health in the U.S.: A Brief History, Alternative and Complementary Medicine, Culture-Specific Diagnoses, Health Determinants, Occupational and Environmental Health, Methodological Issues in Immigrant Health Research, Ethical Issues in Research with Immigrants and Refugees, Ethical Issues in the Clinical Context. The second portion of the book consists of alphabetical entries that relate to the health of immigrants. Entries are interdisciplinary and are drawn from the following fields of study: anthropology, demographics, history, law, linguistics, medicine, population studies, psychology, religion, and sociology. Each entry is followed by a listing of suggested readings and suggested resources, and also links to related terms within the whole book. Outstanding Features: The book adopts a biopsychosocial-historical approach to the topics covered in the chapters and the entries. Each entry includes suggested readings and suggested resources. The chapters and entries are written graduate level that is accessible to all academics, researchers, and professionals from diverse backgrounds. We consider the audience for the entries to be well educated, but a non expert in this area. The primary focus of the book is on the immigrant populations in and immigration to magnet countries. References are made to worldwide trends and issues arising globally. In addition to the comprehensive subject coverage the text also offers diverse perspectives. The editors themselves reflect the multidisciplinary nature of the topics, with expertise in psychiatry, law, epidemiology, anthropology, and social work. Authors similarly reflect diverse disciplines.
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Critical Issues for the Development of Sustainable E-health Solutions

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Nilmini Wickramasinghe ... [et al.], editors. --New York, NY: Springer , c2012.
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Health care companies want to deliver their services with greater efficiency and cost-effectiveness. Consumers want services that are effective, responsive, convenient, and worth the cost. In response to these demands, web-based and other electronic technologies are revolutionizing health care services. Critical Issues for the Development of Sustainable E-Health Solutions surveys this rapid transformation as it is occurring worldwide. Focusing on new applications in consumer-centered health ca…
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Wickramasinghe, Nilmini
Responsibility
Nilmini Wickramasinghe ... [et al.], editors
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxxiii, 385 p. : 78 ill.)
Series Title
Healthcare delivery in the information age
ISBN
9781461415367
Subjects (MeSH)
Electronic Health Records
Health Care Sector - trends
Medical Informatics
Telemedicine
Subjects (LCSH)
Medical records - Data processing
Abstract
Health care companies want to deliver their services with greater efficiency and cost-effectiveness. Consumers want services that are effective, responsive, convenient, and worth the cost. In response to these demands, web-based and other electronic technologies are revolutionizing health care services. Critical Issues for the Development of Sustainable E-Health Solutions surveys this rapid transformation as it is occurring worldwide. Focusing on new applications in consumer-centered health care in North America, Europe, and Asia, the book demonstrates how electronic innovations can balance business objectives (e.g., low cost, improved performance management) while attending to consumer needs (e.g., access, quality, and value). Keeping technical jargon to a minimum, chapter authors dissect the impact of e-solutions on both sides of the health care system, and the keys to successful adaptation and sustainability. Facilitators and obstacles to IT changeovers based on economic, cultural, and other factors are identified in detail. And the book warns realistically against the pitfalls of designing and implementing tech-based platforms in systems not yet ready to make such changes. A sampling of topics covered: A strategic model for health care IS design; Online discussion forums as a means of peer support; Improving web accessibility for disabled people; Knowledge management: often neglected yet crucial to e-health; Business models for electronic health care services: examples from Germany; A comprehensive approach to the IT-clinical practice interface. With its wide scope of innovative ideas, Critical Issues for the Development of Sustainable E-Health Solutions is a path-breaking text for health care administrators and researchers in health care management, health policy, and health services.
Contents
Foreword -- Part I Innovation & Process -- Chapter 1. Improving e-performance management in healthcare using intelligent IT solutions -- Chapter 2. An intelligence e- risk detection model to improve decision efficiency in the context of the orthopaedic operating room -- Chapter 3. Healthcare Information Systems Design: Using a Strategic Improvisation Model -- Chapter 4. Assimilation Of Healthcare Information Systems (HIS): An Analysis And Critique -- Chapter 5. e-Health in China: an evaluation -- Chapter 6. Improving The Process Of Healthcare Delivery in An Outpatient Environment: The Case of a Urology Department -- Chapter 7. Adaptations For E-Kiosk Systems In Germany To Develop Barrier-Free Terminals For Handicapped Persons -- Part II Design & Organisation -- Chapter 8. Collaborative Approach For Sustainable Citizen-Centered Health Care -- Chapter 9. Strategies and Solutions in eHealth: A Literature Review -- Chapter 10. Online Discussion Forum as a Means of Peer Support -- Chapter 11. Designing Persuasive Health Behavior Change Interventions -- Chapter 12. Accessibility In The Web For Disabled People -- Part III People -- Chapter 13. Knowledge Management: often neglected but crucial to eHealth -- Chapter 14. Patient Empowerment: A Two Way Road -- Chapter 15. Citizen ePOWERment -- Chapter 16. E-health: Focusing On People-Ceintric Dimensions.- Chapter 17. A Model of Estimating the Direct Benefits of Implementing Electronic data exchange of EMRs and State Immunization Information Systems -- Part IV IS/IT -- Chapter 18. Business Models for Electronic Healthcare Services in Germany -- Chapter 19. Smart Objects in Healthcare: Impact on Clinical Logistics -- Chapter 20. Agency Theory in E-Healthcare and Telemedicine: A Literature Study -- Chapter 21. Cost Accounting and Decision Support for Healthcare Institutions -- Chapter 22. A Comprehensive Approach to the IT-Clinical Practice Interface -- Epilogue.
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The SAGES Manual. Vol. 1, Basic Laparoscopy and Endoscopy

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Nathaniel J. Soper, Carol E.H. Scott-Conner, editors. (3rd ed.) --New York, NY: Springer , c2012.
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The much-anticipated revision of the second edition of The SAGES Manual: Fundamentals of Laparoscopy, Thoracoscopy, and GI Endoscopy, has been completely restructured, reorganized, and revised. The Manual has been split into two volumes for better portability. Volume I, Basic Laparoscopy and Endoscopy covers the fundamentals and procedures performed during surgical residency. Volume I will be the first volume used by students, residents, and allied healthcare professional trainees. Material ha…
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Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
Other Authors
Soper, Nathaniel J
Scott-Conner, Carol E.H
Responsibility
Nathaniel J. Soper, Carol E.H. Scott-Conner, editors
Edition
3rd ed.
Former Title
SAGES Manual: Fundamentals of Laparoscopy, Thoracoscopy, and GI Endoscopy
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (xx, 650 p. : 220 ill., 56 ill. in color)
ISBN
9781461423447
Subjects (MeSH)
Endoscopy - Handbooks
Laparoscopy - handbooks
Subjects (LCSH)
Abdomen - surgery
Endoscopic surgery
Gastroenterology
Abstract
The much-anticipated revision of the second edition of The SAGES Manual: Fundamentals of Laparoscopy, Thoracoscopy, and GI Endoscopy, has been completely restructured, reorganized, and revised. The Manual has been split into two volumes for better portability. Volume I, Basic Laparoscopy and Endoscopy covers the fundamentals and procedures performed during surgical residency. Volume I will be the first volume used by students, residents, and allied healthcare professional trainees. Material has been added to these fundamentals and procedures that will also be of interest to experienced surgeons. Volume II, Advanced Laparoscopy and Endoscopy covers more advanced procedures, generally taught during fellowship. All of the sections have been reorganized with a critical eye to the needs of the modern minimal access surgeon. Two new editors have been added. Chapters have been revised by both new authors as well as many stalwart authors from previous editions. These portable handbooks cover all of the major laparoscopic and flexible endoscopic procedures in easy-to-read format. Indications, patient preparation, operative techniques, and strategies for avoiding and managing complications are included for the complete spectrum of both "gold standard" and emerging procedures in diagnostic and therapeutic laparoscopy, thoracoscopy, and endoscopy. The scope, detail, and quality of the contributions confirm and demonstrate the SAGES commitment to surgical education. This manual is sure to find a home in the pocket, locker or briefcase of all gastrointestinal endoscopic surgeons and residents.
Contents
Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS) -- Maintenance of Certification (MOC) -- Equipment Setup and Troubleshooting -- Ergonomics in Operating Room Design -- Access to Abdomen -- Generation of Working Space: Extraperitoneal Approaches -- Single-Site Access Surgery -- Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic Surgery -- Laparoscopic Hemostasis: Energy Sources -- Laparoscopic Hemostasis: Hemostatic Products and Adjuncts -- Principles of Tissue Approximation: Suturing -- Other Devices for Tissue Approximation -- Documentation -- Laparoscopic During Pregnancy -- Previous Abdominal Surgery -- Robotics in Laparoscopic and Thoracoscopic Surgery -- Emergency Laparoscopy -- Elective Diagnostic Laparoscopy and Cancer Staging -- Lymph Node Biopsy, Dissection, Staging Laparoscopy -- Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy -- Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: Avoiding Complications -- Cholangiography -- Laparoscopic Ultrasound of Biliary Tree -- Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration: Trancystic Duct Approach -- Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration (LCBDE) via Choledochotomy -- Laparoscopic Gastrostomy -- Laparoscopic Plication of Perforated Ulcer -- Small Bowel Resection, Enterolysis and Enteroenterostomy -- Placement of Jejunostomy Tube -- Laparoscopic Appendectomy -- Laparoscopic Colostomy -- Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair: Transabdominal Preperitoneal (TAPP) and Totally Extraperitoneal (TEP) -- Laparoscopic Repair of Ventral Hernia -- Pediatric Minimally Invasive Surgery: General Considerations -- Pediatric Laparoscopy: Specific Surgical Procedures -- Complications in Pediatric MIS -- Flexible Endoscopes: Characteristics, Troubleshooting, Equipment Care -- Endoscopy Handling -- Monitoring, Sedation, and Recovery -- Flexible Endoscopy: Principles of Documentation -- Diagnostic Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy -- Percutaneous Endoscopic Feeding Tube Placement -- Capsule Enteroscopy -- Flexible Sigmoidoscopy -- Diagnostic Colonoscopy -- Therapeutic Colonoscopy and Its Complications.
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The SAGES Manual. Vol. 2, Advanced Laparoscopy and Endoscopy

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Ninh T. Nguyen, Carol E.H. Scott-Conner, editors. (3rd ed.) --New York, NY: Springer , c2012.
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The much-anticipated revision of the second edition of The SAGES Manual: Fundamentals of Laparoscopy, Thoracoscopy, and GI Endoscopy, has been completely restructured, reorganized, and revised. The Manual has been split into two volumes for better portability. Volume I, Basic Laparoscopy and Endoscopy covers the fundamentals and procedures performed during surgical residency. Volume I will be the first volume used by students, residents, and allied healthcare professional trainees. Material ha…
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Other Authors
Nguyen, Ninh T
Scott-Conner, Carol E.H
Responsibility
Ninh T. Nguyen, Carol E.H. Scott-Conner, editors
Edition
3rd ed.
Former Title
SAGES Manual: Fundamentals of Laparoscopy, Thoracoscopy, and GI Endoscopy
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (xix, 602 p. : 211 ill., 76 ill. in color)
ISBN
9781461423478
Subjects (MeSH)
Endoscopy - Handbooks
Laparoscopy - handbooks
Subjects (LCSH)
Abdomen - surgery
Endoscopic surgery
Gastroenterology
Abstract
The much-anticipated revision of the second edition of The SAGES Manual: Fundamentals of Laparoscopy, Thoracoscopy, and GI Endoscopy, has been completely restructured, reorganized, and revised. The Manual has been split into two volumes for better portability. Volume I, Basic Laparoscopy and Endoscopy covers the fundamentals and procedures performed during surgical residency. Volume I will be the first volume used by students, residents, and allied healthcare professional trainees. Material has been added to these fundamentals and procedures that will also be of interest to experienced surgeons. Volume II, Advanced Laparoscopy and Endoscopy covers more advanced procedures, generally taught during fellowship. All of the sections have been reorganized with a critical eye to the needs of the modern minimal access surgeon. Two new editors have been added. Chapters have been revised by both new authors as well as many stalwart authors from previous editions. These portable handbooks cover all of the major laparoscopic and flexible endoscopic procedures in easy-to-read format. Indications, patient preparation, operative techniques, and strategies for avoiding and managing complications are included for the complete spectrum of both "gold standard" and emerging procedures in diagnostic and therapeutic laparoscopy, thoracoscopy, and endoscopy. The scope, detail, and quality of the contributions confirm and demonstrate the SAGES commitment to surgical education. This manual is sure to find a home in the pocket, locker or briefcase of all gastrointestinal endoscopic surgeons and residents.
Contents
Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery: Principles of Patient Selection and Choice of Operation -- Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: Technique and Outcomes -- Laparoscopic Gastric Banding: Technique and Outcomes -- Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy -- Metabolic Effects of Bariatric Surgery -- Requirements and Accreditation for a Bariatric Program -- The Role of Endoscopy in Bariatric Surgery -- Novel Endoscopic Approaches to Obesity -- Single Incision Bariatric Surgery: Principles and Techniques -- Laparoscopic Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Associated Sliding Hiatal Hernia -- Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy and Partial Fundoplication for Esophageal Achalasia -- Laparoscopic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair -- Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy -- Robotics in Esophageal Surgery -- Laparoscopic or Endoscopic Management of Esophageal Diverticulum -- Endoluminal Approaches to Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) -- Endoscopic Resection for Barrett's Esophagus with Dysplasia -- Endoscopic Ablative Therapy -- Laparoscopic Distal and Subtotal Gastrectomy -- Laparoscopic Total Gastrectomy for Cancer -- Laparoscopic Resection of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors -- Laparoscopic Distal Pancreatectomy -- Laparoscopic Whipple -- Laparoscopic Liver Resection -- Laparoscopic Palliation for Pancreatic Cancer -- Laparoscopic Splenectomy -- Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy -- Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP): General Principles -- Therapeutic Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) -- Complications of Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) -- Laparoscopic Ileocecectomy, Small Bowel Resection and Strictureplasty for Crohn's Disease -- Laparoscopic Segmental Colectomy -- Laparoscopic Low Anterior Resection -- Laparoscopic-Assisted Proctocolectomy with Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis -- Laparoscopy for Crohn's Colitis -- Single Site Laparoscopic Colectomy -- Colonoscopic Stenting: Indications and Technique -- Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic Live Donor Nephrectomy -- Adolescent Bariatric Surgery.
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Reflectance Confocal Microscopy for Skin Diseases

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Rainer Hofmann-Wellenhof ... [et al.], editors. --Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer , c2012.
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In recent years the relevance of non-invasive bioimaging techniques in the field of melanoma screening has steadily increased. In the new era of "clinicoimaging" diagnosis, reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM) will have a major impact on the diagnosis and management of neoplastic and inflammatory skin diseases. This book focuses on the use and significance of in vivo RCM for non-invasive high-resolution imaging of the skin. All of the chapters in this hands-on guide are generously illustrated…
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Responsibility
Rainer Hofmann-Wellenhof ... [et al.], editors
Place of Publication
Berlin, Heidelberg
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (ix, 500 p. : 507 ill., 485 ill. in color)
ISBN
9783642219979
Subjects (MeSH)
Microscopy, Confocal
Skin Diseases - diagnosis
Skin Diseases - pathology
Skin Neoplasms - diagnosis
Skin Neoplasms - pathology
Subjects (LCSH)
Dermatology
Abstract
In recent years the relevance of non-invasive bioimaging techniques in the field of melanoma screening has steadily increased. In the new era of "clinicoimaging" diagnosis, reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM) will have a major impact on the diagnosis and management of neoplastic and inflammatory skin diseases. This book focuses on the use and significance of in vivo RCM for non-invasive high-resolution imaging of the skin. All of the chapters in this hands-on guide are generously illustrated with numerous confocal images and structured in a reader-friendly way. The contents include: a detailed information on the most relevant and up-to-date aspects of RCM, schematic drawings summarizing and explaining the most important RCM criteria, and a chapter specifically devoted to bridging the gap between dermoscopy, RCM, and histopathology. At the end of each chapter, core messages recapitulate the most pertinent aspects. Reflectance Confocal Microscopy for Skin Diseases will be a valuable resource for all physicians involved in the diagnosis and treatment of neoplastic and inflammatory skin diseases.
Contents
[Machine generated contents note] Part I. Confocal Reflectance Microscopy: The Essentials -- 1. Confocal Story / Hans Peter Soyer -- 2. How Reflectance Confocal Microscopy Works / Ralph P. Braun -- 3. Hands-on Guide to Confocal Imaging / Verena Ahlgrimm-Siess -- Part II. Normal Skin -- 4. Epidermis, Dermis and Epidermal Appendages / Joanne Rocha-Portela -- 5. Acral Volar Skin, Facial Skin and Mucous Membrane / Myrna Hanke-Martinez -- Part III. Melanocytic Lesions -- 6. Semeiology and Pattern Analysis in Melanocytic Lesions / Giovanni Pellacani -- 7. Dermoscopic and Histopathologic Correlations / Giovanni Pellacani -- Part IV. Melanocytic Lesions: Nevi -- 8. Common Nevi / Giovanni Pellacani -- 9. Atypical/Dysplastic Nevi / Melissa Gill -- 10. Spitz Nevi / Giovanni Pellacani -- 11. In Vivo Confocal Reflectance Microscopy of Congenital Melanocytic Nevi / Alon Scope -- 12. Many Faces of Nevi: Blue, "Black" and Recurrent Nevi / Alon Scope -- Part V. Melanocytic Lesions: Melanoma -- 13. Superficial Spreading Melanoma / Giovanni Pellacani -- 14. Melanoma Progression / Giovanni Pellacani -- 15. Nodular Melanoma / Sonia Segura -- 16. Lentigo Maligna / Pascale Guitera -- 17. Amelanotic Melanoma / Pascale Guitera -- Part VI. Nonmelanocytic Skin Lesions -- 18. Semiology and Pattern Analysis in Nonmelanocytic Lesions / Susana Puig -- 19. Dermoscopic and Histopathologic Correlations / Susana Puig -- 20. Solar Lentigo, Seborrheic Keratosis and Lichen Planus-Like Keratosis / Rainer Hofmann-Wellenhof -- 21. Basal Cell Carcinoma / Alon Scope -- 22. Actinic Keratosis / Susanne Astner -- 23. Squamous Cell Carcinoma / Harold S. Rabinovitz -- 24. Cutaneous Lymphoma / Rainer Hofmann-Wellenhof -- 25. Potpourri of Nonmelanocytic Skin Lesions / Giuseppe Argenziano -- Part VII. Inflammatory Skin Diseases -- 26. Semiology and Patterns of Inflammatory Skin Conditions / Marina Agozzino -- 27. Hyperkeratotic Dermatitis / Marco Ardigo -- 28. Spongiotic Dermatitis / Martina Ulrich -- 29. Interface Dermatitis / Marco Ardigo -- 30. Pigmentary Skin Disorders / Marco Ardigo -- Part VIII. Monitoring of Skin Lesions and Therapy Control -- 31. Follow-up of Nevi / Verena Ahlgrimm-Siess -- 32. Monitoring of Nonsurgical Treatment of Skin Tumors / Verena Ahlgrimm-Siess -- 33. Confocal Mosaicing Microscopy in Skin Excisions: Feasibility of Cancer Margin Screening at the Bedside to Guide Mohs Surgery / Milind Rajadhyaksha -- 34. Reflectance Confocal Microscopy Applications in Cosmetology / Marco Ardigo -- Part IX. Future Aspects -- 35. Tele-Reflectance Confocal Microscopy / Giovanni Pellacani -- 36. Automated Diagnosis and Reflectance Confocal Microscopy / Marco Wiltgen -- 37. Experimental Applications and Future Directions / James M. Zavislan -- Part X. Glossary -- 38. Reflectance Confocal Microscopy Imaging: A Glossary of Terminology / Alon Scope.
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Herbal Drugs and Fingerprints : Evidence Based Herbal Drugs

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Devi Datt Joshi. --New Delhi: Springer , c2012.
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Evidence based herbal drugs are on high-acceptance day by day due to health friendly nature compared to synthetic drugs. The active ingredients in herbal drugs are different chemical classes, e.g. alkaloids, coumarins, flavonoids, glycosides, phenols, steroids, terpenes etc., are identified at molecular level using current analytical practices, which are unique characteristic, as finger, so known as fingerprints. The fingerprints are used for assessment of quality consistency and stability by v…
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Joshi, Devi Datt
Responsibility
Devi Datt Joshi
Place of Publication
New Delhi
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvi, 252 p. : 108 ill., 42 ill. in color)
ISBN
9788132208044
Subjects (MeSH)
Chemistry Techniques, Analytical - methods
Plant Preparations - analysis
Plant Preparations - pharmacology
Subjects (LCSH)
Chemistry
Pharmacy
Medical laboratories
Abstract
Evidence based herbal drugs are on high-acceptance day by day due to health friendly nature compared to synthetic drugs. The active ingredients in herbal drugs are different chemical classes, e.g. alkaloids, coumarins, flavonoids, glycosides, phenols, steroids, terpenes etc., are identified at molecular level using current analytical practices, which are unique characteristic, as finger, so known as fingerprints. The fingerprints are used for assessment of quality consistency and stability by visible observation and comparison of the standardized fingerprint pattern, have scientific potential to decipher the claims made on these drugs for authenticity and reliability of chemical constituents, with total traceability, which starts from the proper identification, season and area of collection, storage, their processing, stability during processing, and rationalizing the combinational in case of polyherbal drugs. These quality oriented documents have ample scientific logics so well accepted globally by regulatory authorities and industries, to determine intentional/ unintentional contamination, adulteration, pollutants, stability, quality, etc. parameters. Based on geo-climatic factors, a same plant species has different pharmacological properties due to different ingredients; such regional and morphological variations are identified by fingerprints, at the time of collection of the medicinal herb. The chromatographic (TLC, HPTLC, HPLC, GC,) and spectral (UV-Vis., FTIR, MNR, MS, LC-MS, GC-MS etc.) techniques have world-wide strong scientific approval as validated methods to generate the fingerprints of different chemical classes of active ingredients of herbal drugs. Presently there is a need for a book having all the fingerprinting techniques for herbal drugs at a place with theory, case studies and art to discover patentable forms. The present book is a milestone in the subject, to be utilized by Scientists, Medical Doctors, Technicians, Industrialists, Researchers, and Students both in PG and UG levels.
Contents
[Machine generated contents note] Pt. I. Herbal Drugs: A Review on Practices -- 1. Herbal Drugs: A Review on Practices -- Introduction -- Asian Continent and Traditional Herbal Drugs -- China and Japan -- Indian Subcontinent -- Traditional Herbal Drugs in Europe -- Traditional Herbal Drugs in America -- Traditional Herbal Drugs in Australia -- Traditional Herbal Drugs in Africa -- Industrialization of Herbal Drugs and Legislation -- Phytochemical Standardization -- Extraction of Therapeutics -- Analysis for Marker and Chromatographic Fingerprint -- Preparative HPLC to Isolate Therapeutic -- Biochemical Approach -- Reverse Pharmacology -- New Drug Development -- Synthetic Drug Development -- Modern Approach for Drug Development -- Fingerprints of Drugs: Needs and Values -- Multidisciplinary Strategy to Develop Fingerprints -- Modern Chemistry and Pharmacology -- Standardization of Fingerprints -- Pharmacokinetics of Standardized Form -- Case Study -- Commercial Manufacturing and Quality Control -- Regulatory Norms for Herbal Drugs -- Therapeutic Goods Act -- Drug Administration Law -- Ayush -- Ministry of Health and Welfare, Japan -- Ministry of Health, Saudi Arabia -- WHO Guidelines for Assessment of Herbal Drugs -- References -- Bibliography -- Pt. II. Herbal Drugs and Chromatographic Fingerprints -- 2. TLC: Herbal Drugs and Fingerprints -- Thin-Layer Chromatogram -- Preparation of TLC Plate in Laboratory -- Ready-Made TLC Plate -- Selection of Suitable Plate Size -- Spotting -- Preparation of Developing Chamber -- Chromoplate Generation -- Evaluation of TLC Plate -- Retention Factor -- Presentation of TLC Results -- Procedure to Determine R1 Value of Unknown -- Spot Development by Iodine Vapors -- Documentation of Fingerprints -- Two-Dimensional TLC -- TLC Bioautography -- Bioluminescence and TLC Analysis -- Detection of Colorless Compounds -- Combination of TLC with Other Techniques -- Criteria for Selectivity, Reproducibility and Robustness -- Special Hazards -- Troubleshooting in TLC Analysis -- Identification of Marker Compounds in Herbal Drugs -- TLC Analysis for Alkaloids -- TLC Analysis for Phenols -- TLC Analysis for Saponins -- TLC Analysis for Terpenoids -- TLC with DART-MS -- TLC Fingerprints for Batch to Batch Consistency -- References -- Bibliography -- 3. HPTLC: Herbal Drugs and Fingerprints -- Operational Summary of HPTLC -- HPTLC Pre-Coated Plates -- Detection and Visualization -- Nondestructive Techniques -- Nonreversible Reactions -- Destructive Techniques -- Common Visualizing Reagents -- Group-Specific Reaction -- Coupling of HPTLC with Spectrometry -- References -- Bibliography -- 4. HPLC: Herbal Drugs and Fingerprints -- Glance on HPLC Column -- Analytical Mobile Phases and HPLC -- Solvent Changeover in HPLC -- Buffers as Mobile Phase -- Selection of Buffer and Analytical Method Development -- Buffer Concentration -- Buffer Solubility -- Buffer and Its Impact on Detection -- Buffers as Mobile Phase in HPLC -- Detectors in HPLC: Detection, Quantification, and Fingerprints -- HPLC-UV -- HPLC-FD -- HPLC-CL -- HPLC-ECD -- HPLC Detection in Hyphenated System -- HPLC-RID -- HPLC-ELSD -- HPLC-CAD -- HPLC-FID -- HPLC-MS -- HPLC-NMR -- LC-Hyphenation for Online Structural Identification -- HPLC-DAD (Diode-Array Detector) -- HPLC-MS, MS-MS, and MSn -- HPLC-NMR (Nuclear Magnetic Resonance) -- HPLC Biochemical Detection -- HPTLC-HPLC for Quality Assurance -- Case Study -- Different Chemical Classes from Natural Products and LC Fingerprints -- Fingerprints for Flavonoids -- Fingerprints for Terpenoids -- Fingerprints for Alkaloids -- Fingerprints for Coumarins -- Fingerprints for Alkamides -- References -- Bibliography -- 5. GC: Herbal Drugs and Fingerprints -- Instrumentation -- GLC Columns -- Detectors in GLC -- Development of GC Fingerprints and Data Interpretation -- Sample Preparation -- Separation and Detection -- Analytical Results -- Utility of GC Fingerprints in Herbal Drugs -- Contamination/Adulteration -- Traceability -- Qualification and Quantification of Therapeutics -- Nutraceutical Discovery -- New Cosmeceuticals -- In Aromatherapy -- To Decipher Traditional Formulations -- References -- Bibliography -- Pt. III. Herbal Drugs and Spectral Fingerprints -- 6. UV-Vis. Spectroscopy: Herbal Drugs and Fingerprints -- Instrumentation -- UV-Vis. Spectrometry and Herbal Drugs -- To Study the Phenolics and Derivatives -- UV Spectrometry for Different Derivatives -- UV-Vis. Coupled Methods for Analysis -- Preparation of Sunscreens -- Evaluation of Vitamin C Content -- Preparation of Stock Solutions -- Green Synthesis of Nanoparticles -- SNPs from C. tamala Twigs -- Purification of Geometrical Isomers -- Analysis of Ultra-Diluted Drugs -- Identification of Powdered Medicinal Plants -- Biological Assay Using Hyphenated Techniques -- To Differentiate Various Species of a Genus -- References -- Bibliography -- 7. FTIR Spectroscopy: Herbal Drugs and Fingerprints -- Interpretation of IR Spectra -- Authentication of Herbal and Herbal Drugs -- Interpretation of Data -- Identification and Comparison of Biomolecules -- Authenticity of Herbal and Herbal Drugs -- To Distinguish Herb from Its Morphological Fakes -- Standardization of Metal-Based Herbal Drugs -- References -- Bibliography -- 8. Mass Spectroscopy: Herbal Drugs and Fingerprints -- Interpretation of Mass Spectra -- Techniques for Analysis of Ions in MS -- Detection and Recording of Fingerprints -- Electrospray MS for Herbal Fingerprints -- Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization -- Hyphenated Techniques -- References -- Bibliography -- 9. NMR Spectroscopy: Herbal Drugs and Fingerprints -- Metabolic Fingerprints -- Case Study 1 -- 1H-NMR Detection -- 1H-NMR Spectra to Recognize Patterns and Find Discriminating Signals -- 2D-NMR Spectroscopy to Compare Metabolites -- Evaluation of Quality of High Therapeutic-Value Herbals -- Case Study 2 -- Materials and Chemicals -- Molecular Modeling -- Case Study 3 -- To Decipher the Herbal Constituents -- Case Study 4 -- Metabolic Fingerprints to Distinguish Plant Species -- Case Study 5 -- Quality Assurance of Traditional Medicines -- Case Study 6 -- Detection of Contaminations -- References -- Bibliography -- Pt. IV. Pollutants in Herbal Drugs and Fingerprints -- 10. Metals in Herbal Drugs and Fingerprints -- Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy -- Instrumentation in AAS -- Case Study 1 -- Case Study 2 -- Graphite Furnace Atomizer -- Inductively Coupled Plasma -- WDXRF Spectroscopy -- Heavy Metals -- Removal of Heavy Metals from Herbal Drugs -- Case Study 3 -- Bhasmas as Nanoherbal Drugs -- References -- Bibliography -- 11. Pesticide Residues in Herbals and Detection -- Regulatory Norms -- Analysis of Pesticide Residues -- Isolation and Purification Methods -- Hyphenated Techniques for Isolation and Purification -- Contemporary Trends in Pesticide Residue Analysis -- Degree of Uncertainty of Analysis -- Pesticides Residues in Natural Products -- Current Scenario of Pesticides Residues in Herbals -- Pesticide Residues in Dry Fruits -- TLC Fingerprints -- GC Fingerprints -- References -- Bibliography -- 12. Radiation Detection in Herbals -- Microorganisms in Herbals -- Safety and Effectiveness of Irradiation -- Irradiation of Spices and Dried Vegetable Seasonings -- Irradiation Dose for Essential Oils and Organoleptic Characters -- Radiation Quantity and Antioxidant Activity -- Detection of Irradiated Foods and Food Supplements -- Thermoluminescence -- Pulse Photo-Stimulated Luminescence -- Electron Paramagnetic Spin Resonance Spectroscopy -- References -- Bibliography -- Pt. V. DNA Techniques for Evidence-Based Herbals -- 13. Herbal Drugs and DNA Fingerprints -- Authentication of Traditional Formulations -- Experimental Details -- RAPD Reaction -- Identification of Chemotypes, Ecotypes, and Substitutes -- Case Study -- Identification of Adulterants -- DNA Fingerprint Techniques for Identification of Ingredients -- Polymerase Chain Reaction -- Simple Sequence Repeats -- Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphisms -- Amplified Fragment Length Polymorphism -- Random Amplified Polymorphism -- Single-Nucleotide Polymorphism -- Short Tandem Repeat -- DNA Barcode -- Genetic Markers -- Trouble Shooting in DNA Fingerprinting -- Commercial Utility of Genetic Markers in Herbal Technology -- Comparative Genetic Analysis -- Future Scope of Genetic Markers in Herbal Drug Research -- References -- Bibliography.
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