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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 examination…
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Noffsinger, Edward B
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Edward B. Noffsinger, author
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxxv, 333 p. : 12 ill.)
ISBN
9781461435266
Subects (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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Accident & emergency radiology : a survival guide

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editors Nigel Raby, Laurence Berman, Simon Morley. (3rd ed.) --Edinburgh, UK: Elsevier , c2015.
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Since it was first published, Accident and Emergency Radiology: A Survival Guide has become the classic in-my-pocket-reference and an indispensable aid to all those who work in the Emergency Department. The core and substantial value lies in the step-by-step analytical approaches which help you to answer this question: "These images look normal to me, but . . . how can I be sure that I am not missing a subtle but important abnormality?" Ensure accuracy in reading and interpretation of any give…
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Raby, Nigel
Berman, Laurence
Morley, Simon
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editors Nigel Raby, Laurence Berman, Simon Morley
Edition
3rd ed.
Alternate Title
Accident and emergency radiology
Place of Publication
Edinburgh, UK
Publisher
Elsevier
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource
ISBN
9780702042324
Subects (MeSH)
Accidents
Emergencies
Radiography
Subjects (LCSH)
Radiology, Medical
Emergency medicine
Diagnosis, Radioscopic - Handbooks, manuals, etc
Medical emergencies - Handbooks, manuals, etc
Diagnostic Imaging - Handbooks
Emergencies - Handbooks
Radiography - Handbooks
Abstract
Since it was first published, Accident and Emergency Radiology: A Survival Guide has become the classic in-my-pocket-reference and an indispensable aid to all those who work in the Emergency Department. The core and substantial value lies in the step-by-step analytical approaches which help you to answer this question: "These images look normal to me, but . . . how can I be sure that I am not missing a subtle but important abnormality?" Ensure accuracy in reading and interpretation of any given image. Common sources of error and diagnostic difficulty are highlighted. Prevent mistakes. Pitfalls and associated abnormalities are emphasized throughout. Avoid misdiagnoses. Normal anatomy is outlined alongside schemes for detecting variants of the norm. Each chapter concludes with a summary of key points. Will provide a useful overview of the most important features in diagnosis and interpretation.Easily grasp difficult anatomical concepts. Radiographs accompanied by clear, explanatory line-drawings.
Contents
Key principles -- Particular paediatric points -- Paediatric skull-suspected NAI -- Adult skull -- Face -- Shoulder -- Paediatric elbow -- Adult elbow -- Wrist & distal forearm -- Hand & fingers -- Cervical spine -- Thoracic & lumbar spine -- Pelvis -- Hip & proximal femur -- Knee -- Ankle & hindfoot -- Midfoot & forefoot -- Chest -- Abdominal pain & abdominal trauma -- Penetrating foreign bodies -- Swallowed foreign bodies -- Test yourself -- Test Yourself-answers.
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ADHD in Adults : A Practical Guide to Evaluation and Management

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Craig B.H. Surman, editor. --Totowa, NJ: Humana Press , c2013.
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ADHD in Adults: A Practical Guide to Evaluation and Management is the product of a unique collaboration of international specialists. This volume offers easy-to-read guidance, and includes checklists, rating scales and treatment planning tools. It was designed for a broad audience of caregivers working in diverse settings, including psychiatrists, social workers, primary care physicians, nurse specialists and psychologists. The authors are highly acclaimed clinicians, investigators and educato…
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Surman, Craig B.H.
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Craig B.H. Surman, editor
Place of Publication
Totowa, NJ
Publisher
Humana Press
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 227 p. : 94 ill., 21 ill. in color)
Series Title
Current clinical psychiatry
ISBN
9781627032483
Subects (MeSH)
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity - diagnosis
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity - therapy
Adult
Subjects (LCSH)
Family medicine
Internal medicine
Emergency medicine
Psychiatry
Abstract
ADHD in Adults: A Practical Guide to Evaluation and Management is the product of a unique collaboration of international specialists. This volume offers easy-to-read guidance, and includes checklists, rating scales and treatment planning tools. It was designed for a broad audience of caregivers working in diverse settings, including psychiatrists, social workers, primary care physicians, nurse specialists and psychologists. The authors are highly acclaimed clinicians, investigators and educators. They offer step-by-step guidance for implementation of best practices, drawing from clinical research and their experience treating thousands of patients. They cover diagnosis, treatment planning, and state-of-the-art application of pharmacology, psychotherapy, skill-building, family system and environmental interventions for both simple and complex cases. The scales and worksheets in this Guide were developed to efficiently facilitate assessment and management. The Editor is an international leader in the field from the Clinical and Research Program in Adult ADHD at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Harvard Medical School, which has made pioneering and highly cited contributions to the understanding of ADHD. This Guide is a definitive, indispensable resource for all health providers who wish to optimize their approach to adult patients with ADHD.
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ADHD in adults: a clinical concern -- Clinical Assessment of ADHD in Adults -- Treatment Planning for Adults with ADHD -- Neuropsychological Assessment of ADHD and Executive Function Deficits in Adults -- Stimulant Pharmacotherapy for Adults with ADHD -- Non-Stimulant Drug Treatments for Adults with ADHD -- Psychosocial Treatment for Adult ADHD -- Managing ADHD in Adults with Common Comorbidities -- Managing ADHD in Adolescence and Young Adulthood: Emerging comorbidities, and tailored treatment -- ADHD in Families -- Clinical Dilemmas in the Assessment and Management of ADHD in Adults: A Psychiatrist’s View from an Urban Hospital Clinic.
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Alcohol, nutrition, and health consequences

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Ronald Ross Watson, Victor R. Preedy, Sherma Zibadi, editors. --New York, NY: Humana Press , c2013.
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Alcohol, Nutrition, and Health Consequences provides practical, data-driven resources to help the reader understand the basics, treatments and preventive strategies that are involved in the understanding of how alcohol may affect healthy individuals as well as those with chronic alcohol use with or without relevant infectious diseases, obesity, diabetes and/or neurocognitive declines. It will also help the clinician define the causes and types of nutritional changes due to alcohol use and also …
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Watson, Ronald Ross
Preedy, Victor R
Zibadi, Sherma
Responsibility
Ronald Ross Watson, Victor R. Preedy, Sherma Zibadi, editors
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Humana Press
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxi, 578 p. : 70 ill., 8 ill. in color)
Series Title
Nutrition and health (Totowa, N.J.)
ISBN
9781627030472
Subects (MeSH)
Alcohol-Related Disorders - complications
Ethanol - adverse effects
Ethanol - metabolism
Nutrition Disorders - etiology
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
Subjects (LCSH)
Nutrition
Personal health and hygiene
Emergency medicine
Abstract
Alcohol, Nutrition, and Health Consequences provides practical, data-driven resources to help the reader understand the basics, treatments and preventive strategies that are involved in the understanding of how alcohol may affect healthy individuals as well as those with chronic alcohol use with or without relevant infectious diseases, obesity, diabetes and/or neurocognitive declines. It will also help the clinician define the causes and types of nutritional changes due to alcohol use and also explain how nutrition can be used to ameliorate its consequences. Chapters present the application of current nutritional knowledge by physicians and dietitians. Specific areas involving alcohol-related damage due to nutritional changes are reviewed, including heart disease, obesity, digestive tract cancers, lactation, brain function, and liver disease. In addition, alcohol's effects on absorption of minerals and nutrients, a key role in causing damage are treated. The importance of diet in modifying alcohol and its metabolite damage is also explained. Alcohol, Nutrition, and Health Consequences is essential reading for alcohol therapists and researchers as well as primary care physicians and dietitians and is an easy reference to help the clinician, student, and dietitian comprehend the complex changes caused by direct and indirect effects of ethanol at the cellular level via its nutritional modification.
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Alcoholic and Nutrition: an Overview -- Genetics of alcohol metabolism -- Laboratory models available to study alcohol and nutrition -- Ethanol-induced lipid peroxidation and apoptosis in embryopathy -- Alcohol Use During Lactation: Effects on the Mother Infant Dyad -- Moderate alcohol administration: oxidative stress and nutritional status -- Alcohol use and abuse: Effects on Body Weight and body composition -- Alcohol Nutrition and health inequalities -- The effect of diet on protein modification by ethanol metabolites -- Vitamin B12 deficiency in alcoholics -- Alcohol American Indians/Alaskan Natives and Alcohol: Biology, Nutrition and Positive Programs -- Metabolism of Ethanol to Acetaldehyde in the Rat Mammary Tissue. Inhibitory Effects of Plant Polyphenols and Folic Acid -- Dietary zinc supplementation and prenatal ethanol exposure -- Tocotrienol and cognitive dysfunction induced by alcohol -- Soy Products Affecting Alcohol Absorption and Metabolism -- Oats supplementation and alcohol-induced oxidative tissue damage -- Fish oil n-3 fatty acids to prevent hippocampus and cognitive dysfunction in experimental alcoholism -- Alcohol in HIV and possible interactions with antiretroviral medications -- Popular energy drinks and alcohol -- The psychological synergistic effects of alcohol and caffeine -- Alcohol and Smoking: A correlation of use in youth? -- Are there Physiological Correlations between alcohol and tobacco use in adults? -- Alcohol, HIV/AIDS and Liver Disease -- Nutritional status, socioeconomic factors, alcohol and cataracts -- Alcohol Intake and High Blood Pressure -- Alcohol and dyslipidemia -- Dietary antioxidants in chronic alcoholic pancreatitis -- Alcohol consumption, lifestyle factors and risk of type 2 diabetes -- Alcohol, overweight, and obesity -- Nutrition alcohol and anorectic and bulimic adolescents -- Viral infections and cancer during alcohol use -- Ethanol and hepatocarcinogenesis -- Alcohol, diet and their interaction in colorectal and urinary tract tumors -- Alcohol, acetaldehyde and digestive tract cancer -- Alcohol Intake and Esophageal Cancer: Epidemiologic Evidence -- A Nutritional approach to prevent alcoholic liver disease -- Nutraceutical potential of indigenous plant foods and herbs for treatment of alcohol related Liver damage -- Alcohol and nutrition as risk factors for chronic liver disease -- Alcohol-related liver disease: Roles of insulin resistance, lipotoxic ceramide accumulation and endoplasmic reticulum stress -- Nutrition and alcoholic and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: The significance of cholesterol -- Dietary fatty acids and alcoholic liver disease -- Nutrition in alcoholic steatohepatitis -- Alcoholic and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and vitamin A.
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Anaesthesia, pain, intensive care and emergency A.P.I.C.E. : proceedings of the 20th postgraduate course in critical care medicine Trieste, Italy : November 18-21, 2005

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--Milan: Springer-Verlag Italia , c2006.
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Gullo, Antonino
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Anesthesia, Pain, Intensive Care and Emergency A.P.I.C.E.
APICE 20
Place of Publication
Milan
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Italia
Date of Publication
c2006
ISBN
9788847004078
Subects (MeSH)
Anesthesia - methods
Critical Care - methods
Pain - drug therapy
Critical Care
Emergency Medicine
Critical Care - Congresses
Subjects (LCSH)
Anesthesiology
Pain Medicine
Critical care medicine
Emergency medicine
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Anaesthesia, pain, intensive care and emergency A.P.I.C.E. : proceedings of the 21st postgraduate course in critical care medicine Venice-Mestre, Italy : November 10-13, 2006

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--Milan: Springer-Verlag Italia , c2007.
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Gullo, Antonino
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Anesthesia, Pain, Intensive Care and Emergency A.P.I.C.E.
APICE 21
Place of Publication
Milan
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Italia
Date of Publication
c2007
ISBN
9788847005716
Subects (MeSH)
Anesthesia - methods
Critical Care - methods
Pain - drug therapy
Critical Care
Emergency Medicine
Critical Care - Congresses
Subjects (LCSH)
Anesthesiology
Pain Medicine
Critical care medicine
Emergency medicine
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Anaesthesia, pain, intensive care and emergency A.P.I.C.E. : proceedings of the 22nd postgraduate course in critical care medicine Venice-Mestre, Italy : November 9-11, 2007

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--Milan: Springer-Verlag Italia , c2008.
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Gullo, Antonino
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Anesthesia, Pain, Intensive Care and Emergency A.P.I.C.E.
APICE 22
Place of Publication
Milan
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Italia
Date of Publication
c2008
ISBN
9788847007734
Subects (MeSH)
Anesthesia - methods
Critical Care - methods
Pain - drug therapy
Critical Care
Emergency Medicine
Critical Care - Congresses
Subjects (LCSH)
Anesthesiology
Pain Medicine
Critical care medicine
Emergency medicine
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Anaesthesia, pain, intensive care and emergency medicine A.P.I.C.E. : proceedings of the 19th postgraduate course in critical care medicine Trieste, Italy : November 12-15, 2004

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat28116
--Milan: Springer-Verlag Italia , c2005.
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Gullo, Antonino
Alternate Title
Anesthesia, Pain, Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine A.P.I.C.E.
APICE 19
Place of Publication
Milan
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Italia
Date of Publication
c2005
ISBN
9788847003514
Subects (MeSH)
Anesthesia - methods
Critical Care - methods
Pain - drug therapy
Critical Care
Emergency Medicine
Critical Care - Congresses
Subjects (LCSH)
Anesthesiology
Pain Medicine
Critical care medicine
Emergency medicine
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Annual update in intensive care and emergency medicine 2011

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edited by J.-L. Vincent. --Heidelberg: Springer , c2011.
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Vincent, Jean-Louis
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edited by J.-L. Vincent
Continues
Yearbook of intensive care medicine
Intensive care medicine : annual update
Place of Publication
Heidelberg
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2011
Series Vol.
2011
Series Title
Annual update in intensive care and emergency medicine
ISBN
9783642180811
Subects (MeSH)
Critical Care
Emergency Medicine
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency medicine
Critical care medicine
Contents
Mechanisms of Sepsis and Multiple Organ Failure -- Coagulation System -- Acute Respiratory Failure -- Endotracheal Intubation -- Ventilator Issues -- Cardiac Crises -- Renal Aspects -- Fluids -- The Microcirculation -- Cardiovascular Monitoring -- Perioperative Medicine -- Infection and Sepsis -- Liver Failure -- Trauma and Emergency Medicine -- Neurological Aspects -- Metabolic Disorders and Nutrition -- ICU Organization and Management -- The Future.
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Annual Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 2012

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edited by J.-L. Vincent. --Heidelberg: Springer , c2012.
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The Yearbook compiles the most recent developments in experimental and clinical research and practice in one comprehensive reference book. The chapters are written by well recognized experts in the field of intensive care and emergency medicine. It is addressed to everyone involved in internal medicine, anesthesia, surgery, pediatrics, intensive care and emergency medicine
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edited by J.-L. Vincent
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Yearbook of intensive care medicine
Intensive care medicine : annual update
Place of Publication
Heidelberg
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxvii, 845 p.)
Series Vol.
2012
Series Title
Annual update in intensive care and emergency medicine
ISBN
9783642257162
Subects (MeSH)
Critical Care
Emergency Medicine
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency medicine
Critical care medicine
Abstract
The Yearbook compiles the most recent developments in experimental and clinical research and practice in one comprehensive reference book. The chapters are written by well recognized experts in the field of intensive care and emergency medicine. It is addressed to everyone involved in internal medicine, anesthesia, surgery, pediatrics, intensive care and emergency medicine
Contents
Mechanisms of Multiple Organ Failure -- Coagulation System -- Acute Respiratory Failure -- Endotracheal Intubation -- Ventilator Issues -- Cardiac Crises -- Renal Aspects -- Fluids -- The Microcirculation -- Cardiovascular Monitoring -- Perioperative Medicine -- Infection and Sepsis -- Liver Failure -- Trauma and Emergency Medicine -- Neurological -- Metabolic Disorders and Nutrition -- ICU Organization and Management -- The Future.
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Annual update in intensive care and emergency medicine 2013

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Jean-Louis Vincent, editor. --Heidelberg: Springer , c2013.
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The Yearbook compiles the most recent developments in experimental andclinical research and practice in one comprehensive reference book. The chapters are written by well recognized experts in the field of intensive care and emergency medicine. It is addressed to everyone involved in internal medicine, anesthesia, surgery, pediatrics, intensive care and emergency medicine.
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Vincent, Jean-Louis
Responsibility
Jean-Louis Vincent, editor
Continues
Yearbook of intensive care medicine
Intensive care medicine : annual update
Place of Publication
Heidelberg
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 905 p. : 115 ill.)
Series Vol.
2013
Series Title
Annual update in intensive care and emergency medicine
ISBN
9783642351099
Subects (MeSH)
Critical Care
Emergency Medicine
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency medicine
Critical care medicine
Abstract
The Yearbook compiles the most recent developments in experimental andclinical research and practice in one comprehensive reference book. The chapters are written by well recognized experts in the field of intensive care and emergency medicine. It is addressed to everyone involved in internal medicine, anesthesia, surgery, pediatrics, intensive care and emergency medicine.
Contents
Emergencies -- Infections -- Antimicrobials -- Sepsis mechanisms and therapies -- Adjunct therapies -- Hemodynamic optimization -- The peripheral circulation -- Cardiac arrest -- Monitoring -- Transthoracic monitoring -- Lung cells -- Intravenous fluids -- Perioperative problems -- Mechanical ventilation -- Renal failure -- Renal replacement therapies -- Neurological issues -- Physiotherapy and ICU weakness -- Organization and outcomes.
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Annual update in intensive care and emergency medicine 2014

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Jean-Louis Vincent, editor. --Cham, Switzerland: Springer , c2014.
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The Yearbook compiles the most recent developments in experimental and clinical research and practice in one comprehensive reference book. The chapters are written by well recognized experts in the field of intensive care and emergency medicine. It is addressed to everyone involved in internal medicine, anesthesia, surgery, pediatrics, intensive care and emergency medicine.
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Vincent, J. L.
Responsibility
Jean-Louis Vincent, editor
Continues
Yearbook of intensive care medicine
Intensive care medicine : annual update
Place of Publication
Cham, Switzerland
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 796 pages)
Series Vol.
2014
Series Title
Annual update in intensive care and emergency medicine
ISBN
9783319037462 (electronic bk.)
9783319037455
Subects (MeSH)
Critical Care
Emergency Medicine
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency medicine
Critical care medicine
Abstract
The Yearbook compiles the most recent developments in experimental and clinical research and practice in one comprehensive reference book. The chapters are written by well recognized experts in the field of intensive care and emergency medicine. It is addressed to everyone involved in internal medicine, anesthesia, surgery, pediatrics, intensive care and emergency medicine.
Contents
Infections and sepsis -- Optimal oxygen therapy -- Mechanical ventilation -- Lung protective strategies -- Acute respiratory distress syndrome -- Pulmonary edema -- Fluid therapy -- Early goal-directed therapy and hemodynamic optimization -- Monitoring -- Cardiac concerns -- Ischemic brain damage -- Gastrointestinal problems -- Renal issues -- Coagulation and bleeding -- Sedation -- Metabolic disorders and nutrition -- ICU organization and quality issues -- Moving forward.
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Annual Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 2015

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Jean-Louis Vincent, editor. --Cham: Springer , c2015.
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The Yearbook compiles the most recent developments in experimental and clinical research and practice in one comprehensive reference book. The chapters are written by well recognized experts in the field of intensive care and emergency medicine. It is addressed to everyone involved in internal medicine, anesthesia, surgery, pediatrics, intensive care and emergency medicine.
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Vincent, Jean-Louis
Responsibility
Jean-Louis Vincent, editor
Continues
Yearbook of intensive care medicine
Intensive care medicine : annual update
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 602 p. : 75 illus.)
Series Vol.
2015
Series Title
Annual update in intensive care and emergency medicine
ISBN
9783319137612
9783319137605 (print ed.)
ISSN
2191-5709
Subects (MeSH)
Critical Care
Emergency Medicine
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency medicine
Critical care medicine
Abstract
The Yearbook compiles the most recent developments in experimental and clinical research and practice in one comprehensive reference book. The chapters are written by well recognized experts in the field of intensive care and emergency medicine. It is addressed to everyone involved in internal medicine, anesthesia, surgery, pediatrics, intensive care and emergency medicine.
Contents
Infections -- Antimicrobials and Resistance -- Sepsis -- Oxygenation and Respiratory Failure -- Monitoring -- Cardiac Arrest -- Fluids -- Renal Injury -- Hepatic and Abdominal Issues -- Nutrition -- Trauma and Massive Bleeding -- Neuromuscular Considerations -- Rapid Response Teams -- Data Management.
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Annual Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 2016

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Jean-Louis Vincent, editor. --Cham: Springer , c2016.
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The Annual Update compiles the most recent developments in experimental and clinical research and practice in one comprehensive reference book. The chapters are written by well recognized experts in the field of intensive care and emergency medicine. It is addressed to everyone involved in internal medicine, anesthesia, surgery, pediatrics, intensive care and emergency medicine.
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Responsibility
Jean-Louis Vincent, editor
Continues
Yearbook of intensive care medicine
Intensive care medicine : annual update
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 502 p. : 68 illus.)
Series Title
Annual update in intensive care and emergency medicine
ISBN
9783319273495
9783319273488 (print ed.)
ISSN
2191-5709
Subects (MeSH)
Critical Care
Emergency Medicine
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency medicine
Critical care medicine
Abstract
The Annual Update compiles the most recent developments in experimental and clinical research and practice in one comprehensive reference book. The chapters are written by well recognized experts in the field of intensive care and emergency medicine. It is addressed to everyone involved in internal medicine, anesthesia, surgery, pediatrics, intensive care and emergency medicine.
Contents
Part I. Infections and antibiotics -- Interpreting Procalcitonin at the Bedside -- Reducing Antibiotic Use in the ICU: A Time-based Approach to Rational Antimicrobial Use -- Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cells in Severe Influenza Infection -- Critically Ill Patients with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Infection -- Part II. Sepsis -- Immunomodulation: The Future for Sepsis? -- Norepinephrine in Septic Shock: Five Reasons to Initiate it Early -- Myths and Facts Regarding Lactate in Sepsis -- Part III. Renal issues -- Creatinine-based Definitions: From Baseline Creatinine to Serum Creatinine Correction in Intensive Care -- The Detrimental Cross-talk between Sepsis and AKI: New Pathogenic Mechanisms, Early Biomarkers and Targeted Therapies -- Timing of Acute Renal Replacement Therapy -- (Multiple) Organ Support Therapy beyond AKI -- Part IV. Fluid therapy -- Crystalloid Fluid Therapy -- Balanced Crystalloids for Septic Shock Resuscitation -- Part V. Bleeding -- Emergency Reversal Strategies for Anticoagulants and Anti-platelet Agents -- Part VI. Cardiovascular system -- Bedside Myocardial Perfusion Assessment with Echocardiography Contrast -- Pathophysiological Determinants of Cardiovascular Dysfunction in Septic Shock -- Cardiovascular Response to ECMO -- Mechanical Circulatory Support in the New Era: An Overview -- Part VII. Cardiac arrest -- Cardiac arrest in the Elderly: Epidemiology and Outcome -- Regional Systems of Care: The Final Link in the "Chain of Survival" Concept for Out-of-hospital Cardiac Arrest -- Cardiac Arrest Centers -- Part VIII. Oxygenation and respiratory failure -- High-flow Nasal Cannula Oxygen Therapy: Physiological Effects and Clinical Data -- The Potential Value of Monitoring the Oxygen Reserve Index in Patients Receiving Oxygen -- Variable Ventilation from Bench to Bedside -- Monitoring Respiratory Effort by Means of the Electrical Activity of the Diaphragm -- Dissipated Energy is a Key Mediator of VILI: Rationale for using Low Driving Pressures -- Corticosteroids as Adjunctive Therapy in Severe Community-acquired Pneumonia -- Part IX. Abdominal issues -- The Neglected Role of Abdominal Compliance in Organ-organ Interactions -- Part X Metabolic support -- Metabonomics and Intensive Care -- The Rationale for Permissive Hyperglycemia in Critically Ill Patients with Diabetes -- Indirect Calorimetry in Critically Ill Patients. Concept, Current Use, and Future Challenges -- Part XI. Ethical issues -- Managing Intensive Care Supply-demand Imbalance -- Advances in the Management of the Potential Organ Donor after Neurologic Determination of Death -- Humanizing Intensive Care: Theory, Evidence and Possibilities -- Part XII. Applying new technology -- Ultrasound Simulation Education for Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine -- Virtual Patients and Virtual Cohorts: A New Way to Think about the Design and Implementation of Personalized ICU Treatments -- Part XIII. Intensive care unit trajectories: The bigger picture -- Predicting Cardiorespiratory Instability -- Long-term Outcomes after Critical Illness Relevant to Randomized Clinical Trials -- Long-term Consequences of Acute Inflammation in the Surgical Patient: New Findings and Perspectives -- Kairotropy: Discovering Critical Illness Trajectories using Clinical Phenotypes with Big Data.
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Annual Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 2017

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Jean-Louis Vincent, editor. --Cham: Springer , 2017.
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The Annual Update compiles reviews of the most recent developments in experimental and clinical intensive care and emergency medicine research and practice in one comprehensive reference book. The chapters are written by well recognized experts in these fields. The book is addressed to everyone involved in internal medicine, anesthesia, surgery, pediatrics, intensive care and emergency medicine.
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Jean-Louis Vincent, editor
Continues
Yearbook of intensive care medicine
Intensive care medicine : annual update
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 545 pages) : 55 illus.
Series Title
Annual update in intensive care and emergency medicine
ISBN
9783319519081
9783319519074 (print ed.)
ISSN
2191-5709
Subects (MeSH)
Critical Care
Emergency Medicine
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency medicine
Critical care medicine
Abstract
The Annual Update compiles reviews of the most recent developments in experimental and clinical intensive care and emergency medicine research and practice in one comprehensive reference book. The chapters are written by well recognized experts in these fields. The book is addressed to everyone involved in internal medicine, anesthesia, surgery, pediatrics, intensive care and emergency medicine.
Contents
Common Abbreviations -- Part I. Infections -- Part II. Sepsis -- Part III. Fluids -- Part IV. Renal Issues -- Part V. Metabolic Support -- Part VI. Cardiac Conditions -- Part VII. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation -- Part VIII. Oxygenation and Respiratory Failure -- Part IX. Neurological Conditions -- Part X. Burn Patients -- Part XI. Drug Development and Pharmaceutical Issues -- Part XII. The Extremes of Age -- Part XIII. Simulation -- Part XIV. Organization and Quality of Care.
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e-Book
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Armed conflict injuries to the extremities : a treatment manual

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat28585
--Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag , c2011.
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Online
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Other Authors
Lerner, Alexander
Soudry, Michael
Place of Publication
Berlin, Heidelberg
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Date of Publication
c2011
ISBN
9783642161551
Subects (MeSH)
Extremities - injuries
Wounds and Injuries - therapy
Traumatology - Handbooks
Military Medicine - methods
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency medicine
Trauma
Format
e-Book
Location
Online
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Ballistic Trauma : A Practical Guide

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edited by Peter F. Mahoney, James M. Ryan, Adam J. Brooks, C. William Schwab. (2nd ed.) --London: Springer-Verlag , c2005.
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Online
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Author
Mahoney, Peter F
Other Authors
Ryan, James M
Brooks, Adam J
William Schwab, C
Responsibility
edited by Peter F. Mahoney, James M. Ryan, Adam J. Brooks, C. William Schwab
Edition
2nd ed.
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Date of Publication
c2005
ISBN
9781846280603
Subects (MeSH)
Wounds, Gunshot - therapy
Traumatology - methods
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency medicine
Trauma
Format
e-Book
Location
Online
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Bedside Procedures in the ICU

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat30877
Florian Falter, editor. --London: Springer , c2012.
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Online
At often critical times, ICU staff require immediate access to information regarding the management of patients in terms of procedures, drugs or any other aspect of treatment. Written by experts in the field of ICU, Bedside Procedures in the ICU facilitates rapid acquiring of clinical knowledge in a concise and didactic format. Focusing on the most commonly performed procedures in the Intensive Care Unit, this book examines 20 procedures all the way from indication to the management of possible…
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Falter, Florian
Responsibility
Florian Falter, editor
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 210 p. : 89 ill., 66 ill. in color)
ISBN
9781447122593
Subects (MeSH)
Critical Care - methods - Handbooks
Intensive Care Units - Handbooks
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency medicine
Critical care medicine
Abstract
At often critical times, ICU staff require immediate access to information regarding the management of patients in terms of procedures, drugs or any other aspect of treatment. Written by experts in the field of ICU, Bedside Procedures in the ICU facilitates rapid acquiring of clinical knowledge in a concise and didactic format. Focusing on the most commonly performed procedures in the Intensive Care Unit, this book examines 20 procedures all the way from indication to the management of possible complications. This easy to follow guide provides practical advice and essential background for every member of the multi-disciplinary team caring for critically ill patients, from the senior practitioner who has not performed a procedure for some time, to the junior doctor in need of step by step guidance.
Contents
Sedation and analgesia -- Airway Management and Intubation -- Bronchoscopy -- Percutaneous Dilatational Tracheostomy -- Arterial and Venous Catheter Insertion -- Advanced Non-Invasive Hemodynamic Monitoring -- Temporary cardiac pacing -- DC Cardioversion -- Pericardiocentesis -- Intercostal chest drain insertion -- Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tube Placement -- Gastroesophageal Balloon Tube Tamponade -- Acute Compartment Syndrome -- Abdominal Compartment Syndrome -- Ultrasound Guided Procedures -- Renal Replacement Therapy -- Lumbar Puncture -- External Ventricular Drain Insertion -- Intracranial Pressure Measurement.
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e-Book
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Bronchial Asthma : A Guide for Practical Understanding and Treatment

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edited by M. Eric Gershwin, Timothy E. Albertson. (6th ed.) --New York, NY: Springer , c2012.
Location
Online
Bronchial Asthma: A Guide for Practical Understanding and Treatment, Sixth Edition, is a fully updated version of a widely respected classic on the diagnosis and management of asthma. Discussing the disorder in all relevant patient groups, including a variety of patient subpopulations, this invaluable title continues to emphasize the definition, medications, and practical use of asthma treatment plans. As in previous editions, the book also continues to define and focus on the special clinical …
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Gershwin, M. Eric
Albertson, Timothy E
Responsibility
edited by M. Eric Gershwin, Timothy E. Albertson
Edition
6th ed.
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 350 p. : 65 ill., 22 ill. in color)
ISBN
9781441968364
Subects (MeSH)
Asthma - diagnosis
Asthma - therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Family medicine
Internal medicine
Pneumology
Emergency medicine
Abstract
Bronchial Asthma: A Guide for Practical Understanding and Treatment, Sixth Edition, is a fully updated version of a widely respected classic on the diagnosis and management of asthma. Discussing the disorder in all relevant patient groups, including a variety of patient subpopulations, this invaluable title continues to emphasize the definition, medications, and practical use of asthma treatment plans. As in previous editions, the book also continues to define and focus on the special clinical problems of the pregnant patient, the patient undergoing emergency treatment, as well as the common day issues of exercise, athletics, recreational drug use and especially self care. Importantly, this comprehensive reference also discusses the common side effects found in the full range of medications used for asthma treatment. Replete with a wide range of tables and charts to again make the book practical and user-friendly, Bronchial Asthma: A Guide for Practical Understanding and Treatment, Sixth Edition, continues its position as a leading text in the field.
Contents
Part I: Clinical Definitions -- The clinical definitions of asthma -- The genetic bases of asthma -- Part II: Diagnosis and Patient Management -- The use of the pulmonary function laboratory in diagnosing asthma -- Diagnosis and management of allergic disease -- The pediatric asthmatic -- The Adult Asthmatic -- The patient with asthma in the emergency department -- The critically ill asthmatic: From ICU to discharge -- Part III: Special Clinical Problems -- Asthma and Pregnancy -- Exercise-induced asthma -- Viral disease, air pollutants, nanoparticles, and asthma -- Occupational asthma -- Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis -- Rhinitis, sinusitis, and asthma -- Anesthesia for patients with asthma -- Asthmatics and adverse reactions to drugs, including recreational drug abuse -- Part IV: Living with Asthma -- The challenge of asthma in minority populations -- Asthma, health care and the law.
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e-Book
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Buka's emergencies in dermatology

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Bobby Buka, Annemarie Uliasz, Karthik Krishnamurthy, editors. --New York, NY: Springer , c2013.
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Online
The term "dermatologic emergency" is rarely used, and a dermatologist is typically not the first physician called when a patient presents to the emergency department. However, largely under-recognized dermatoses can be life-threatening if not diagnosed and treated in a timely fashion.Buka's Emergencies in Dermatology addresses the need for a concise, portable reference that can be used by emergency personnel, dermatologists and resident-physicians.T his text, heavily illustrated with color ima…
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Buka, Bobby
Uliasz, Annemarie
Krishnamurthy, Karthik
Responsibility
Bobby Buka, Annemarie Uliasz, Karthik Krishnamurthy, editors
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 294 p. : 134 ill., 130 ill. in color)
ISBN
9781461450313
Subects (MeSH)
Emergency Medical Services
Emergency Treatment - methods
Skin Diseases
Skin Manifestations
Subjects (LCSH)
Dermatology
Emergency medicine
Public health
Critical care medicine
Nursing
Abstract
The term "dermatologic emergency" is rarely used, and a dermatologist is typically not the first physician called when a patient presents to the emergency department. However, largely under-recognized dermatoses can be life-threatening if not diagnosed and treated in a timely fashion.Buka's Emergencies in Dermatology addresses the need for a concise, portable reference that can be used by emergency personnel, dermatologists and resident-physicians.T his text, heavily illustrated with color images, proves to be especially critical if a community-based hospital does not have a dermatology department and the responsibility for initial diagnosis falls to the emergency room or critical care physician. While the vast majority of cutaneous outbreaks are not life-threatening, those that are can go unrecognized with devastating consequences. Buka's Emergencies in Dermatology addresses this concern and focuses on the most critical issues in cutaneous emergencies, from neonatal and pediatric emergencies, to infectious emergencies and drug eruptions.
Contents
1. Neonatal and Pediatric Emergencies in Dermatology -- 2. Infectious Emergencies in Dermatology -- 3. Drug Eruptions -- 4. Histamine-Mediated Emergencies in Dermatology -- 5. Cutaneous Emergencies in the HIV-Positive Patient -- 6. Graft versus Host Disease -- 7. Erythroderma -- 8. Vesiculobullous Dermatoses -- 9. Vasculitides -- 10. Skin Manifestation of Internal Disease -- 11. Cutaneous Findings of Collagen Vascular Diseaseand Related Emergent Complications -- 12. Burns and Other Exposure Injuries -- 13. Dermatological Emergencies: Skin Manifestations of Abuse -- 14. Dermatologic Surgery Complications -- 15. Bites and Stings -- Index.
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e-Book
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