What's Wrong With Me?

The Easy Way to Identify Medical Problems
Author: DK
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 0241345189
Category: Medical
Page: 256
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An invaluable health and symptoms reference guide for anyone looking to identify a medical problem quickly. This simple, visual symptom checker helps you check out any health problem and directs you to what it might be and what you should do. Whether it's a symptom you have been ignoring for a while or something like a sudden pain after a fall, BMA What's Wrong With Me? tells you what it could be and what action to take. A series of head-to-toe visual diagnostic guides help you identify suspected conditions or injuries and once you've narrowed it down, a cross-reference takes you to easy-to-follow descriptions of the condition at the back. Potentially life-threatening situations and ailments that need urgent medical advice are clearly flagged. BMA What's Wrong With Me? is the perfect resource for identifying what might wrong and what you should do next.

Dinosaurier und andere Tiere der Urzeit

Aussehen, Merkmale, Biologie, Verbreitung
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783405167653
Category:
Page: 223
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In übersichtlicher Form werden über 200 Dinosaurier und andere Tiere der Urzeit bis zum Pleistozän in Wort und Bild vorgestellt.

Praktische Augenheilkunde

der Survival-Guide
Author: Anthony Pane,Peter Simcock
Publisher: Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag
ISBN: 9783437415210
Category:
Page: 254
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Greenberg's Text-atlas of Emergency Medicine


Author: Michael I. Greenberg
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781745864
Category: Medical
Page: 1074
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Featuring more than 1,100 full-color illustrations, this atlas is a visual guide to the diagnosis and management of medical and surgical emergencies. Emergency medicine depends on fast, accurate interpretation of visual cues, making this atlas an invaluable tool. The book is divided into sections on prehospital management and resuscitation, organ system emergencies, and multisystem emergencies. For each specific emergency, the authors present both clinical photographs and illustrations of significant diagnostic test findings such as specimens, radiographs, endoscopic images, and ECGs. The succinct text accompanying the illustrations covers patient presentation, diagnosis, and clinical management.

The Early Identification of Autism Spectrum Disorders

A Visual Guide
Author: Patricia O'Brien Towle
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 0857006835
Category: Psychology
Page: 160
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Identifying Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) as early as possible can have a significant, positive impact on the child's journey to adaptation and independence. Yet too few diagnoses take place at an early, developmentally crucial stage. This unique visual guide aims to equip readers with the skills to recognise ASD in very young children. The book provides a systematic framework for understanding the complex nature of ASD. From social interaction to communication to restricted and repetitive behaviors, each chapter focuses on key symptoms and uses photographs to illustrate and enhance understanding of presenting or absent behaviors. It is written in an accessible style and covers all of the core aspects of ASD, giving readers everything they need to be able to successfully identify the behavioral indicators of autism. A final chapter provides an overview of assessment options for young children being evaluated for possible ASD. Taking a visual approach to identifying ASD in very young children, this book will be a valuable resource for early intervention professionals and students, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, psychologists, paediatricians, teachers as well as parents of children pre- and post-diagnosis.

Oral Medicine & Pathology: A Guide to Diagnosis and Management


Author: Saman Warnakulasuriya,WM Tilakaratna
Publisher: JP Medical Ltd
ISBN: 935025221X
Category: Medical
Page: 563
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This book is a comprehensive guide to diagnosis and management in oral medicine and pathology, with each chapter covering a different condition. Presented in an easy to read format, each topic begins with an outline of the disease, classification and a review of the etiology and clinical features, radiological and histological features, investigation methods and management. The pathology sections provide detailed explanations of pathogenesis, supported by numerous illustrations and photomicrographs. Emphasis is placed on developing clinical diagnostic skills, the role of haematological and immunological tests, biopsy and histopathology, imaging and other investigative techniques. ‘Key features’ boxes are included for every topic, as well as self assessment questions and suggestions for further reading. Key points Comprehensive guide to diagnosis and management in oral medicine and pathology Emphasis placed on diagnostic skills and investigative techniques Self assessment questions and ‘key features’ boxes included for each topic More than 1300 photographs, diagrams, graphs and tables

Atlas of Pediatric Emergency Medicine


Author: Gary Robert Fleisher,Stephen Ludwig,Marc N. Baskin
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781739184
Category: Medical
Page: 478
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Featuring over 400 full-color photographs, this atlas is a visual guide to the diagnosis and management of pediatric emergencies and acute conditions. It’s an indispensable reference in the emergency department, or in the pediatric clinic where rapid diagnosis depends on accurate physical observations. Sections organized by body region/system cover acute medical problems, medical and surgical emergencies, and trauma, including child abuse. Each chapter begins with a brief overview of the type of emergency, presenting signs and symptoms, and differential diagnosis. Photographs showing specific emergencies comprise the bulk of each chapter and are accompanied by discussions of patient presentation, diagnostic studies, and management.

The Mental Health Diagnostic Desk Reference

Visual Guides and More for Learning to Use the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-IV-TR), Second
Author: Carlton Munson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317825659
Category: Psychology
Page: 396
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Make the DSM-IV-TR user-friendly with this powerful learning tool! This expanded and updated edition of Dr. Munson's highly acclaimed book is the indispensable companion volume and guide to Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition-Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR), published by the American Psychiatric Association. The only study guide currently available for the DSM-IV-TR, The Mental Health Diagnostic Desk Reference, Second Edition, provides clear, cogent expositions of every disorder in the manual. All the information in this edition has been updated to reflect the new thinking and the current criteria. Easy to use in a consistent, all-inclusive format, The Mental Health Diagnostic Desk Reference, Second Edition, offers a detailed explanation of every part of the DSM-IV-TR, from its multi-axial classification system to the criteria for diagnosing individual disorders. It offers guidelines of diagnosis, examples of treatment planning, and 81 helpful illustrations, including color-coded supplemental visuals highlighting the diagnostic criteria for disorders most frequently encountered in clinical practice. It even features a thorough review of the 26 syndromes considered for inclusion in the DSM-IV-TR that did not reach the research criteria for a full-scale disorder. In addition, The Mental Health Diagnostic Desk Reference, Second Edition, is the only guide to applying the new culture-bound syndromes. It even includes a detailed case example of preparing a cultural formulation. References are provided at the end of each chapter, and a master reference list is printed at the end of the book, which enhances ease of use. Summaries for each class of disorders include: a listing of codes and disorders a fundamental features section describing core aspects of disorders brief tips to highlight significant information and helpful diagnostic techniques differential diagnosis strategies and tips standardized measures and scales recommended for their effectiveness, ease of use, brevity of administration, and cost recommended reading Written by nationally respected clinician, supervisor, and educator Dr. Carlton Munson, The Mental Health Diagnostic Desk Reference, Second Edition, will help end clinical gridlock and enable you to improve services to your clients within the context of managed care.

Aussetzer

wie wir vergessen und uns erinnern
Author: Daniel L. Schacter
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783404605781
Category:
Page: 382
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When Psychological Problems Mask Medical Disorders, Second Edition

A Guide for Psychotherapists
Author: James Morrison
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462521770
Category: Psychology
Page: 247
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Widely regarded as a standard clinical resource, this book helps practitioners think outside the mental health box and recognize when a client may need a medical evaluation. Part I provides an accessible overview of symptoms that can be observed in a standard mental status examination and may point to medical illness. Engaging case vignettes and interviewing pointers help readers hone their diagnostic skills. Part II presents concise facts--including basic medical information and physical and mental symptoms--on more than 60 diseases and syndromes. An easy-to-read chart in Part III cross-tabulates all of the disorders and symptoms for quick reference and comparison. ÿ New to This Edition *Reflects more than 15 years of advances in medical and mental health knowledge.ÿ *Updated throughout for DSM-5. *Additional medical disorders: celiac disease, traumatic brain injury, heavy-metal toxicity, and others. *Updated links to further reading on each health condition. Winner (First Place)--American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award, Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Category