The 101 Most Unusual Diseases and Disorders

Author: Evelyn B. Kelly

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 161069676X

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 287

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This book explores serious diseases and disorders that most readers have never heard of, ranging from genetic, infectious, and environmental diseases to autoimmune, idiopathic, and mental disorders. • Provides readers with interesting facts and insights into unusual or rarely seen diseases and disorders from the perspective of an experienced medical writer • Supplies accessible information for students and general readers and serves as a jumping-off point for further research into an unusual topic or disorder • Addresses a topic of high interest due to recent media attention on deadly contagious diseases such as Ebola as well as popular television shows that focus on uncommon and interesting medical conditions like House and Mystery Diagnosis • Includes case studies that serve to "personalize" the content by highlighting the experiences of individuals affected by a particular disease
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Obesity, 2nd Edition

Author: Evelyn B. Kelly

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440858829

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 258

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This book explores what obesity is, its causes and implications for health, and the many issues and controversies surrounding it, both in the medical community and within society as a whole. • Offers additional and updated information since the first edition, including expanded coverage of popularly contested topics such as weight loss medications and genetic contributors to obesity • Examines key issues related to obesity, such as whether or not someone can be healthy and obese • Highlights key ideas and debates discussed in the book through illuminating case studies that use engaging real-world scenarios • Provides readers with a helpful Directory of Resources to guide their search for additional information
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The Medical Times and Gazette0

A Journal of Medical Science, Literature, Criticism, and News

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

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Unusual Diseases with Common Symptoms

A Clinical Casebook

Author: Anthony M Szema

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319589520

Category: Medical

Page: 238

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This book presents detailed case reports of unusual diseases with common symptoms, many of which have emerged in the past decade as a result of nature, advances in medical treatment, and increasing recognition of specific underpinnings of human biology and immunology. These rare diseases must now be considered when the mundane diagnoses do not exactly fit the patient’s clinical history or treatment fails. Some of these diseases include: eosinophilic esophagitis, blastocystis hominis infection, and paromyces allergic fungal sinusitis. Chapters provide in depth clinical examples of a wide range of diseases affecting multiple organ systems. Each case is structured by: a vignette of the case, background / salient features of the case, diagnosis, treatment, key points, and questions to aid in critical thinking. Unusual Diseases with Common Symptoms: A Clinical Casebook is of great interest to practicing physicians and as a teaching resource for students and residents who will one day encounter conditions more complex than they initially appear.
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Future of Health Technology

Author: Renata Glowacka Bushko

Publisher: IOS Press

ISBN: 9781586030919

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 285

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This volume helps to develop a clear vision of the future of health technology and it assists in planning of investments in health technology for those involved in setting health systems strategy for the 21st century. Itprovides a comprehensive vision of the future of health technology by looking at the ways to advance medical technologies, health information infrastructure and intellectual leadership.
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Therapy of Renal Diseases and Related Disorders

Author: Wadi N. Suki,Shaul G. Massry

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461338077

Category: Medical

Page: 750

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'Where are all these kidney patients coming from? A Atchley and others studied the effects of hypertension, endocarditis, and circulatory diseases on the kidney and few years ago we never heard of kidney disease and now you are speaking of patients in the hundreds of thou spawned successive generations of alert clinical investi sands and indeed potentially millions'. My reply, not gators who began to chronicle the natural histories of a meant to be grim, was 'From the cemetery, Sir'. This is wide variety of kidney diseases. Quantitative studies of a summary of some Congressional testimony I once renal function flourished under a school headed by Homer Smith, and surprisingly precise techniques were gave on behalf of extending kidney disease under Medi care. Where indeed were all the patients with kidney developed for studying a whole range of explicit nephron disease in the United States before World War II? They functions. Imagine the joy with the advent of catheteri were certainly not under the care of Nephrologists! zation to be able to apply extraction ratios and the Fick Nephrology was not listed in the questionnaires for any principle in a precise way to an organ such as the kidney State or the American Medical Association as a subspe by sampling arterial blood, venous blood and the output of the urine! One had a quantitative handle on the entire cialty or even as a special interest.
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Tropical Infectious Diseases

Principles, Pathogens and Practice (Expert Consult - Online and Print)

Author: Richard L. Guerrant,David H. Walker,Peter F. Weller

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437737773

Category: Medical

Page: 1156

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Tropical Infectious Diseases: Principles, Pathogens and Practice, by Drs. Richard L. Guerrant, David H. Walker, and Peter F. Weller, delivers the expert, encyclopedic guidance you need to overcome the toughest clinical challenges in diagnosing and treating diseases caused by infectious agents from tropical regions. Sweeping updates to this 3rd edition include vaccines, SARS, hepatitis A-E, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus, tick-borne encephalitis and Omsk hemorrhagic fever, human papilloma virus, and mucormycosis. New full-color images throughout allow you to more accurately view the clinical manifestations of each disease and better visualize the life cycles of infectious agents. Definitive, state-of-the-art coverage of pathophysiology as well as clinical management makes this the reference you’ll want to consult whenever you are confronted with tropical infections, whether familiar or unfamiliar! Obtain complete and trustworthy advice from hundreds of the leading experts on tropical diseases worldwide, including cutting-edge summaries of pathophysiology and epidemiology as well as clinical management. Get the latest answers on vaccines, SARS, hepatitis A-E, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus, tick-borne encephalitis and Omsk hemorrhagic fever, human papilloma virus, mucormycosis, and much more. Implement best practices from all over the world with guidance from almost twice as many international authors - over 100 representing more than 35 countries. Accurately view the clinical manifestations of each disease and visualize the life cycles of infectious agents with new full-color images throughout.
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The 101 best web sites

for business executives and more!

Author: Mike Johnson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780615112589

Category: Business

Page: 101

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AIDS

Principles, Practices, and Politics

Author: Inge B. Corless,Mary Pittman Lindeman

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1317823729

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 270

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First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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