Urinary & Fecal Incontinence

Current Management Concepts

Author: Dorothy Beckley Doughty

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323031356

Category: Medical

Page: 633

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Completely updated to reflect current practice, the 3rd edition of this comprehensive resource provides a multi-disciplinary, in-depth review of the physiology of continence, the pathologic mechanisms producing incontinence, and current treatment options for the various types of incontinence. Assessment, behavioral therapies, and multidisciplinary care are emphasized as key elements in the treatment and management of incontinence. In addition to the life-span content discussed throughout the book, an entire chapter is devoted to bowel and bladder management in children. Authored and contributed by leaders in the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN). Provides an in-depth review of the physiology of continence, the pathologic mechanisms producing incontinence, and current treatment options to facilitate optimal assessment and care. Features detailed assessment guidelines to help clinicians accurately identify causative and contributing factors, and implement of a comprehensive management plan. Discusses urinary incontinence and fecal incontinence in separate sections to address the special considerations for each in an organized, focused, easy-to-use format. Features individual, complete chapters for each of the following types of incontinence: stress, functional, reflex (neurogenic bladder), and overactive bladder (urge incontinence). Devotes separate chapters to Pathology & Management of Postprostatectomy Incontinence and Bowel and Bladder Management in Children to ensure comprehensive coverage of these topics. Offers life-span content to help clinicians provide appropriate care for patients in every stage of life. Includes self-assessment questions with answers and rationales for review and self-testing. Integrates multidisciplinary care throughout to highlight its importance in successful treatment. Features a new chapter on Pathology & Management of Postprostatectomy Incontinence that provides detailed information on this increasingly important aspect of incontinence. Includes content on the impact of spinal cord injury on bladder and bowel function.
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Urinary & Fecal Incontinence

Current Management Concepts

Author: Dorothy B. Doughty

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323113575

Category: Medical

Page: 656

View: 7265

Completely updated to reflect current practice, the 3rd edition of this comprehensive resource provides a multi-disciplinary, in-depth review of the physiology of continence, the pathologic mechanisms producing incontinence, and current treatment options for the various types of incontinence. Assessment, behavioral therapies, and multidisciplinary care are emphasized as key elements in the treatment and management of incontinence. In addition to the life-span content discussed throughout the book, an entire chapter is devoted to bowel and bladder management in children. Authored and contributed by leaders in the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN). Provides an in-depth review of the physiology of continence, the pathologic mechanisms producing incontinence, and current treatment options to facilitate optimal assessment and care. Features detailed assessment guidelines to help clinicians accurately identify causative and contributing factors, and implement of a comprehensive management plan. Discusses urinary incontinence and fecal incontinence in separate sections to address the special considerations for each in an organized, focused, easy-to-use format. Features individual, complete chapters for each of the following types of incontinence: stress, functional, reflex (neurogenic bladder), and overactive bladder (urge incontinence). Devotes separate chapters to Pathology & Management of Postprostatectomy Incontinence and Bowel and Bladder Management in Children to ensure comprehensive coverage of these topics. Offers life-span content to help clinicians provide appropriate care for patients in every stage of life. Includes self-assessment questions with answers and rationales for review and self-testing. Integrates multidisciplinary care throughout to highlight its importance in successful treatment. Features a new chapter on Pathology & Management of Postprostatectomy Incontinence that provides detailed information on this increasingly important aspect of incontinence. Includes content on the impact of spinal cord injury on bladder and bowel function.
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Acute & Chronic Wounds

Current Management Concepts

Author: Ruth A. Bryant,Denise P. Nix

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323316212

Category: Patient care planning

Page: 648

View: 9928

Preceded by Acute & chronic wounds / [edited by] Ruth A. Bryant, Denise P. Nix. c2012.
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Female Urology

Author: Shlomo Raz

Publisher: W.B. Saunders Company

ISBN: 9780721667232

Category: Medical

Page: 683

View: 4758

The 2nd Edition of this essential text covers all aspects of female urology. Includes chapters on the anatomy of continence and pelvic support, retrocele repair, enterocele repair, hysterectomy, perineal repair, vaginal vault prolapse, sacrospinalis fixation, and continent pouches. Other material focuses on the treatment of urinary incontinence using functional electrical stimulation, needle urethral-vesicle suspension procedures, retropubic operative procedures for stress urinary incontinence, surgical treatment of detrusor hyperreflexia, gynecologic injuries to the ureter, bladder, and urethra, and vaginal flap technique.
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Donald School Textbook of Transvaginal Sonography

Author: Asim Kurjak,Jose Bajo Arenas

Publisher: JP Medical Ltd

ISBN: 935090473X

Category: Medical

Page: 478

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Transvaginal sonography, or ultrasound, is a test used to look at a woman's reproductive organs, including the uterus, ovaries and cervix. The second edition of this textbook brings clinicians and trainees fully up to date with the latest developments in transvaginal sonography. Divided into five sections, the book begins with an introduction to general aspects of the procedure, followed by discussion on its uses in obstetrics and gynaecology and infertility. The final two sections examine Doppler sonography and 3D and 4D transvaginal sonography. This new edition has been fully revised to present practitioners with the latest procedures and diagnostic guidelines for the use of sonography in obstetrics and gynaecology. With contributions from recognised experts in Europe, the USA and Asia, this invaluable book includes more than 750 original ultrasound pictures, diagrams and photographs. Key points Fully revised new edition presenting latest developments in transvaginal sonography Recognised author and editor team from Europe, USA and Asia Includes more than 750 original ultrasound pictures, diagrams and photographs Previous edition published in 2011
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Newborn Surgery 3E

Author: Prem Puri

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1444149490

Category: Medical

Page: 1048

View: 783

Newborn Surgery, Third Edition provides a comprehensive compendium of the pathophysiology, investigation and management of neonatal disorders. Areas covered include in this new edition include: Preoperative assessment Anesthesia Postoperative management Nutrition Ethical considerations in newborn surgery Head, neck, and chest surgery Esophagus and gastrointestinal tract surgery Liver and biliary tract surgery Anterior abdominal wall defects Tumors Spina bifida and hydrocephalus Genitourinary issues Long-term outcomes in newborn surgery With its uniquely comprehensive coverage of neonatal surgical specialties, this book is the first stop for anyone looking to supplement their knowledge in this broad and increasingly disparate field, including pediatric surgeons, general surgeons with pediatric practice, neonatologists, pediatricians, and pediatric radiologists.
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Cases and Concepts

Pathophysiology review. Step 1

Author: Aaron B. Caughey

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780781782548

Category: Medical

Page: 360

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Cases & Concepts Step 1: Pathophysiology Review helps medical students prepare for USMLE Step 1 by combining basic science topics with clinical data. Working through 88 clinical cases, the reader gains experience analyzing cases, learns classic presentations of common diseases and syndromes, and integrates basic science concepts with clinical applications. Sections cover cardiovascular, pulmonary, renal, gastrointestinal, hematology, oncology, endocrinology, rheumatology, reproduction, and neuroscience. Cases are followed by USMLE-style questions with answers and rationales. Thumbnail and Key Concept boxes highlight key facts. A companion website offers fully searchable text online.
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Therapeutic Management of Incontinence and Pelvic Pain

Pelvic Organ Disorders

Author: J. Haslam,J. Laycock

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1846287561

Category: Medical

Page: 301

View: 5019

This 2nd revised edition covers management and treatment of bladder and bowel dysfunctions in men and women, pelvic organ prolapse, issues concerning the elderly, neurologically impaired patients and those with pelvic pain. New chapters cover quality of life, treatment of bladder and bowel dysfunction in children, the history of pelvic floor muscle exercise and manual therapy. The use of real-time ultrasound to evaluate pelvic floor muscle contractility is discussed, and a new section covers ethical issues in the management of incontinence. This is a useful reference and practical guide for health professionals dealing with incontinence and pelvic floor disorders.
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Alzheimer's Disease

A Handbook for Caregivers

Author: R. C. Hamdy

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780815126065

Category: Medical

Page: 451

View: 7323

This text meets the needs of physicians, nurses, therapists, caregivers, and family members. It contains a wealth of practical information about the effects of Alzheimer's on the patient's day-to-day life, and offers detailed descriptions of the stages of the disease, the options for treatment, and the effects of other mental and physical characteristics upon the expression of Alzheimer's. Additionally, it offers valuable suggestions for approaching issues such as nutrition, sleep habits, safety, caregiver stress, and therapy. The book is a perfect bridge between an interdisciplinary panel of expert contributors who know most about the disease and those who know most about the patient. * Takes a reader-friendly look at the structure and function of the normal brain, along with the higher brain functions, providing the proper background needed to study the various types of dementia. * Explores the neuropsychological assessment of dementia as well as the tools, such as brain imaging, used in the process to lay a clinical foundation for the student. * Examines current concepts in the etiology and pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease, as well as the pathology, clinical presentation, and clinical diagnosis of the disease to bring the reader up to speed on new and established research. * Compares and contrasts Alzheimer's disease with other forms of dementias so that the properties unique to Alzheimer's are well understood. * Presents the general principles of management of Alzheimer's along with ways to manage the difficult behaviors that accompany it. * Provides valuable information for dealing with everything from fecal and urinary incontinence to preventing accidents in the home to managing daily care and planning activities. * Analyzes ethical and legal issues involved in caregiving, an area that continues to grow in complexity. * Details the many avenues of community support, from social services to the Alzheimer's Association. * Provides a glossary so that the reader has quick access to the definitions of important terms.
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Practical Nuclear Medicine

Author: Peter F. Sharp,Howard G. Gemmell,Alison D. Murray

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1846280184

Category: Medical

Page: 382

View: 950

This book is an essential guide for all practitioners. The emphasis throughout is on the practice of nuclear medicine. Primarily aimed at the radiologist, physician, physicist or technologist starting in nuclear medicine, it will also appeal to more experienced practitioners who are keen to stay up-to-date. The practical approach with tables as "recipes" for acquisition protocols means it is essential for any departmental shelf. 3rd edition expanded - now covering areas of development in nuclear medicine, such as PET and other methods of tumour imaging, data processing. All illustrations are up-to-date to reflect current standards of image quality.
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CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Endoscopy

Author: Norton Greenberger,Richard Blumberg,Robert Burakoff

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071714731

Category: Medical

Page: 580

View: 5796

The most practical, authoritative guide to managing digestive and liver diseases A Doody's Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE! Authored by expert physicians at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment: Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Endoscopy offers a streamlined, templated presentation that simplifies the diagnosis and medical management of digestive and liver diseases. Clinically relevant, up-to-date coverage of digestive and liver disorders, and related medical and surgical procedures, including endoscopy: High-yield coverage of the entire spectrum of gastroenterology and hepatology, from stomach and esophageal to pancreatic and liver disorders Complete review of advances in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy “Essentials of Diagnosis” bulleted lists deliver instant guidance on identifying both common and rare digestive disorders Over 90 full-color endoscopic and other images of GI disorders Over 50 radiographic images clarify the use of the many currently available imaging techniques Key information from related fields, including GI surgery, and subspecialities such as liver transplantation, bariatric surgery, inflammatory bowel disease, and motility disorder
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Clinical Skills for Pharmacists - E-Book

A Patient-Focused Approach

Author: Karen J. Tietze

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032308222X

Category: Medical

Page: 214

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Covering the skills needed for pharmaceutical care in a patient-centered pharmacy setting, Clinical Skills for Pharmacists: A Patient-Focused Approach, 3rd Edition describes fundamental skills such as communication, physical assessment, and laboratory and diagnostic information, as well as patient case presentation, therapeutic planning, and monitoring of drug intake. Numerous case examples show how skills are applied in clinical situations. Now in full color, this edition adds more illustrations and new coverage on taking a medication history, physical assessment, biomarkers, and drug information. Expert author Karen J. Tietze provides unique, pharmacy-specific coverage that helps you prepare for the NAPLEX and feel confident during patient encounters. Coverage of clinical skills prepares you to be more involved with patients and for greater physical assessment and counselling responsibilities, with discussions of communication, taking a medical history, physical assessment, reviewing lab and diagnostic tests, and monitoring drug therapies. A logical organization promotes skill building, with the development of each new skill building upon prior skills. Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter highlight important topics. Self-assessment questions at the end of each chapter help in measuring your comprehension of learning objectives. Professional codes of ethics are described in the Ethics in Pharmacy and Health Care chapter, including confidentiality, HIPAA, research ethics, ethics and the promotion of drugs, and the use of advance directives in end-of-life decisions. Numerous tables summarize key and routinely needed information. Downloadable, customizable forms on the companion Evolve website make it easier to perform tasks such as monitoring drug intake and for power of attorney.
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Nursing

A Concept-Based Approach to Learning

Author: Pearson Education, Inc.

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780134616803

Category: Nursing

Page: 1776

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For courses in concept-based nursing. #1 curriculum choice for concept-based schools of nursing Nursing: A Concept-Based Approach to Learning provides all of the core content and materials needed to deliver an effective concept-based program that develops practice-ready nurses. This three-volume series is the only concepts curriculum developed from the ground up as a cohesive, comprehensive learning system. An intentional instructional design and learning pattern fosters connections between concepts and a deep level of comprehension that can be applied broadly. Volume I focuses on 21 crucial biophysical concepts, including their normal function, interrelationships, and alterations across the lifespan. The 3rd edition is a significant revision that brings the text in line with new evidence-based practice, care, and safety guidelines. Also available with MyLab Nursing MyLab(TM) is the teaching and learning platform that empowers you to reach every student. By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student. MyLab Nursing helps students master key concepts, prepare for success on the NCLEX-RN(R) exam, and develop clinical reasoning skills. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab Nursing does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab Nursing, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab Nursing, search for: 0134879112 / 9780134879116 Nursing: A Concept-Based Approach to Learning, Volumes I, II & III Plus MyLab Nursing with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 3/e Package consists of: 0134616804 / 9780134616803 Nursing: A Concept-Based Approach to Learning, Volume I, 3/e 0134616812 / 9780134616810 Nursing: A Concept-Based Approach to Learning, Volume II, 3/e 0134616839 / 9780134616834 Clinical Nursing Skills: A Concept-Based Approach, Volume III, 3/e 0134869745 / 9780134869742 MyLab Nursing with Pearson eText -- Access Code -- for Nursing: A Concept-Based Approach to Learning, Volumes I and II, 3/e
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Laboratory Biosafety Manual

Author: World Health Organization

Publisher: World Health Organization

ISBN: 9789241546508

Category: Medical

Page: 178

View: 2354

This is the third edition of this manual which contains updated practical guidance on biosafety techniques in laboratories at all levels. It is organised into nine sections and issues covered include: microbiological risk assessment; lab design and facilities; biosecurity concepts; safety equipment; contingency planning; disinfection and sterilisation; the transport of infectious substances; biosafety and the safe use of recombinant DNA technology; chemical, fire and electrical safety aspects; safety organisation and training programmes; and the safety checklist.
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Taylor's Clinical Nursing Skills

A Nursing Process Approach

Author: Pamela Lynn

Publisher: Lww

ISBN: 9781451192711

Category: Medical

Page: 1116

View: 4615

Includes unexpected situations that you may encounter, along with related interventions for how to respond to these unexpected situations.
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Oxford Textbook of Geriatric Medicine

Author: Jean-Pierre Michel,Jeremy D. Walston

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198701594

Category:

Page: 1432

View: 1891

Over the past two decades there has been a marked change in global age demographics, with the number of over-60s increasing by 82% and the number of centenarians by 715%. This new-found longevity is testament to the success of recent advances in medicine, but poses significant challenges to multiple areas of health care concerning older patients. Building upon its predecessor's reputation as the definitive resource on the subject, this new edition of the Oxford Textbook of Geriatric Medicine offers a comprehensive and multinational examination of the field. Fully revised to reflect the current state of geriatric medicine, it examines the medical and scientific basis of clinical issues, as well as the ethical, legal, and socio-economic concerns for healthcare policy and systems. Over 170 chapters are broken up into 16 key sections, covering topics ranging from policy and key concepts through to infection, cancer, palliative medicine, and healthy ageing. New material includes focus on the evolving concepts of malnutrition, sarcopenia, frailty, and related geriatric syndromes and integration of geriatric principles from public health, primary and specialized care, and transitional stages from home to emergency, medicine and surgery, rehabilitation, and long term care. The Oxford Textbook of Geriatric Medicine brings together specialists from across the globe to provide every physician involved in the care of older patients with a comprehensive resource on all the clinical problems they are likely to encounter, as well as on related psychological, philosophical, and social issues.
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NCLEX-RN Exam Cram

Author: Wilda Rinehart,Diann Sloan,Clara Hurd

Publisher: Pearson IT Certification

ISBN: 0134493206

Category: Medical

Page: 672

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This is the eBook version of the print title. The eBook edition does not provide access to the test engine and practice test that accompanies the print book. "The book offers a quick ‘cram’ approach to the NCLEX that is very user-friendly and not time-intensive. The overall approach is very learner-centered and the content is well-paced.”–Catherine Dearman, R.N., Ph.D. Covers exactly what you need to know to score higher on your NCLEX-RN® exam Sample test questions help you gain confidence and decide when you’re ready to take the actual exam Includes the popular Cram Sheet tearcard to help you remember key concepts and do extra last-minute studying Exam Alerts identify important information found on the exam Simplifies key medication aide concepts and techniques for easy learning Covers the critical information you’ll need to know to score higher on your NCLEX-RN exam! Discover how the NCLEX-RN exam works, and how best to prepare for it Understand essential disease processes, treatments, and diagnostic studies Care for clients with respiratory, genitourinary, hematopoietic, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, endocrine, cardiovascular, neurological, and many other disorders Serve maternal, infant, and pediatric clients Provide compassionate and effective emergency and psychiatric care Consider cultural, religious, and legal concerns associated with client care Review all stages of the nursing process: assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation Address client needs for a safe, effective-care environment; health promotion and maintenance; and psychosocial and physiological integrity
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