World Clinics: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine: Respiratory Critical Care

Volume 4, Number 1
Author: Surinder K Jindal,Randeep Guleria
Publisher: JP Medical Ltd
ISBN: 9385999613
Category: Medical
Page: 202
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Latest issue in World Clinics: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine presenting overview of latest advances in respiratory critical care medicine. Each article concludes with comments by the editor.

World Clinics: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease


Author: Surinder K Jindal,Vannan K Vijayan
Publisher: JP Medical Ltd
ISBN: 9350903539
Category: Medical
Page: 233
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Part of the World Clinics series, this book is the second volume of the pulmonary and critical care medicine manuals and focuses on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The book begins with the epidemiology and pathophysiology of COPD, followed by chapters covering topics in the diagnosis and management of the disease, including acute exacerbations, imaging, biomarkers, oxygen therapy and vascular dysfunction. The final sections present a complete review of pulmonary disease and rehabilitation. This new volume includes numerous images, illustrations and tables to enhance the text. The previous volume in this series, Pneumonias, published in 2012. Key points Second volume covering chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) Part of the World Clinics: Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine series Includes nearly 100 images, illustrations and tables Volume One published in 2012

World Clinics: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

Pneumonias
Author: Surinder K Jindal,Randeep Guleria
Publisher: JP Medical Ltd
ISBN: 9350901765
Category: Medical
Page: 221
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The World Clinics: Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine series brings pulmonary specialists fully up to date with the latest developments in different branches of respiratory medicine. This first manual focuses on pneumonias. Beginning with an introduction to the epidemiology and risk factors of pneumonia the following chapters discuss diagnosis and treatment of different strains of pneumonia in adults and children. Pneumonia in immune-suppressed patients, community acquired and zoonotic (transferrable between species) pneumonias are also covered. More than 80 full colour images and illustrations are included to enhance learning. Key points Brings pulmonary specialists up to date with latest developments in diagnosis and treatment of pneumonias Discusses different strains in both adults and children Covers pneumonia in immune-suppressed patients, community acquired and zoonotic pneumonias Includes more than 80 full colour images and illustrations

World Clinics: Anesthesia, Critical Care & Pain - Pediatric Anesthesia-I, Volume 2, Number 2


Author: Dwarkadas K Baheti,H Snehalata Dhayagude,K Jayant Deshpande,Menon Ramesh
Publisher: JP Medical Ltd
ISBN: 935152602X
Category: Medical
Page: 190
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World Clinics: Anesthesia, Critical Care & Pain - Pediatric Anesthesia-I, Volume 1, Number 2 presents evidence-based reviews of each topic, focused on providing an up to date understanding of the subject. This book begins with a discussion on the preoperative evaluation of the paediatric patient and is followed by detailed discussion on postoperative management. Discussion on airway management in children provides invaluable insights for the anaesthetist. Adequate pain relief is an important aspect of perioperative patient care and is discussed in detail. Articles by internationally renowned contributors, well known for their clinical and research expertise, make this an essential resource for physicians, anaesthetists, paediatricians, internists, students and teachers. This book is the first of two issues in the World Clinics: Anesthesia, Critical Care & Pain series, covering the subject of paediatric anaesthesia. Key Points International editorial team, consisting of experts from the US, New Zealand and India Part of the World Clinics: Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain series Other topics in the series include pain management and analgesia and anaesthesia in labour and delivery

World Clinics Anesthesia, Critical Care & Pain: Pediatric Anesthesia-II

Volume 3, Number 1
Author: K Dwarkadas Baheti,H Snehalata Dhayagude,K Jayant Deshpande,Ramesh Menon
Publisher: JP Medical Ltd
ISBN: 9351529843
Category: Medical
Page: 168
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Part of the World Clinics: Anesthesia, Critical Care & Pain - Pediatric Anesthesia series, this book presents evidence-based reviews on topics in paediatric anaesthesia, to provide practitioners and trainees with an up to date understanding of the subject. Beginning with articles on anaesthesia used for different surgical procedures, the following sections discuss challenges in anaesthesia for thoracic surgery in infants and perioperative care for neonatal emergencies. Further topics include perioperative complications of anaesthesia in children, neurotoxicity of anaesthesia on the developing brain, and ethical issues. Each article is supplemented by editors’ comments highlighting their own personal, clinical experience. Key points Part of the World Clinics: Anesthesia, Critical Care & Pain – Pediatric Anesthesia series Presents evidence-based reviews of latest advances and thinking in the field Each article supplemented by editors’ comments based on clinical experience

World Clinics: Anesthesia, Critical Care & Pain - Analgesia & Anesthesia in Labor and Delivery - 1


Author: D K Baheti,Ketan Parikh,Bhavani Shankar Kodali,Sunil T Pandya
Publisher: JP Medical Ltd
ISBN: 9350909669
Category: Medical
Page: 178
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Part of the World Clinics: Anesthesia, Critical Care & Pain series, this book presents evidence-based reviews of current protocols in the management of labour and delivery using analgesia and/or anaesthesia.

World Clinics: Diabetology - Complications of Diabetes, Volume 2, Number 1


Author: Viswanathan Mohan,Ranjit Unnikrishnan
Publisher: JP Medical Ltd
ISBN: 9352501640
Category: Medical
Page: 240
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World Clinics: Diabetology - Complications of Diabetes, Volume 2, Number 1 is the latest issue in the World Clinics Diabetology series, covering recent advances in the understanding of aetiopathogenesis, evaluation, and management of diabetic complications. This issue is divided into fourteen articles, covering a wide range of topics including diabetes and tuberculosis, diabetic retinopathy, kidney disease, sexual dysfunction, diabetic foot, coronary artery disease, and hypoglycaemia. The final article on diabetic foot provides information on assessment and classification on this particular complication of the disease. World Clinics: Diabetology - Complications of Diabetes, Volume 2, Number 1 is enhanced by 110 images and illustrations, and each article is followed by a comment from the editors making this an authoritative and up-to-date review of these areas of diabetology. Key Points Latest issue in the World Clinics Diabetology series Series also includes Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (9789351520016) Fourteen articles on current important topics in diabetology Each article is followed by comment from the editors, highlighting important issues 110 images and illustrations

Volume 4, Issue 3, An Issue of Hospital Medicine Clinics,


Author: Mark Thoelke
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323396828
Category: Medical
Page: N.A
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This online Clinics series provides evidence-based answers to clinical questions that practicing hospitalists face daily. This issue of Hospital Medicine Clinics is Guest Editored by Dr. Mark Thoelke. Dr. Thoelke has assembled a group of expert authors to review the following topics: Diastolic Dysfunction; Acute Bronchospasm and Asthma; Fungemia in the Hospitalized Patient; Renal-Obsructive Uropathy; Diagnosis and Management of Cholecystitis, Choledocholithiasis, and Other Bililary Disorders; Reservible Posterior Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome; Paraneoplastic Disorders; All You Need to Know About Prescribing Methadone; Caring for the Actively Dying; and When the patient wants to leave against medical advice: Considerations for the hospitalist and the patient.

Lung Cancer, An Issue of Clinics in Chest Medicine - E-Book


Author: Lynn T. Tanoue,Richard A. Matthay
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455709719
Category: Medical
Page: 311
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Carcinoma of the lung is one of the most prevalent and aggressive types of cancer, and rates of lung cancer are on the rise. This issue gives a comprehensive review of the most recent advances in Lung Cancer. Epidemiology, etiology, and prevention of lung cancer is first discussed, followed by articles on pre-invasive evaluation and management, screening, pathology and molecular biology. There is an article on the approach to the ground glass nodule. Of great importance is the revised staging classification of Lung Cancer, which is discussed here in detail. Articles on PET imaging, interventional pulmonary, and functional evaluation before Lung Resection are also included. The issue then focuses on advances in treatment for early stage lung cancer, high risk patients with early stage lung cancer, advances in the treatment of Advanced Stage Lung Cancer, Small Cell Lung Cancer, and gene therapy for lung neoplasms.

Harrison's Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine


Author: Joseph Loscalzo
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071663380
Category: Medical
Page: 592
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Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine--with all the authority of HARRISON'S Featuring the chapters on pulmonary and critical care medicine that appear in Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17e, this compact clinical companion delivers the latest knowledge in the field, backed by the scientific rigor and reliability that have defined Harrison's. Inside you'll find coverage that reflects the expertise of renowned editors and contributors--presented in a carry-anywhere format that makes it ideal for the classroom, the wards, or exam/certification preparation. Features: Current, complete coverage of need-to-know pulmonary and critical care medicine topics, including diagnosis of respiratory disorders, diseases of the respiratory system, and common critical illnesses and syndromes Integration of pathophysiology with clinical management topics in each of the disease-oriented topics 114 high-yield questions and answers drawn from Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine Self-Assessment and Board Review, 17e A complete chapter in print form from the acclaimed Harrison's DVD 45 chapters written by physicians who have made seminal contributions to the body of knowledge in their areas of expertise References updated since the publication of Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17e Helpful appendix of laboratory values of clinical importance The Harrison's specialty series is written by the world-renowned author team who brought you Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine 17e: Anthony S. Fauci, MD Eugene Braunwald, MD Dennis L. Kasper, MD Stephen L. Hauser, MD Dan L. Longo, MD J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD Joseph Loscalzo, MD, PhD

Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, An Issue of Clinics in Chest Medicine,


Author: Terence K. Trow
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323277934
Category: Medical
Page: 886
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Guest editor Terence K. Trow has assembled an expert team of authors on the topic of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Articles include: Epidemiology of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, Pathology of Pulmonary Hypertension, Genetics of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, Diagnosis of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, Pulmonary Hypertension Owing to Left Heart Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension due to Lung Disease and/or Hypoxia, Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Associated with Congenital Heart Disease, World Health Organization Group 5 Pulmonary Hypertension, and more!

Critical Care Emergencies, An Issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America,


Author: Evie Marcolini
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323323707
Category: Medical
Page: N.A
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Drs. Evie Marcolini and Haney Mallemat have assembled an expert panel of authors focusing on: Sepsis, Shock, Assessment and Treatment of the Trauma Patient in Shock, Coagulopathy and Hemorrhage, Vasopressors & Inotropes, Assessing Volume Status, Neurotrauma, Mechanical Circulatory Support, End of life, and more!

COPD, An Issue of Medical Clinics - E-Book


Author: Stephen I. Rennard,Bartolome R. Celli
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455742937
Category: Medical
Page: 223
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This issue of Medical Clinics of North America provides the latest essential updates on COPD. The following topics are covered: pathobiological mechanisms; genes and the disease (alpha-l-antitrypsin); the environment, phenotype, and comorbidity; the role and potential of imaging; pulmonary function and its importance; exercise in testing and therapy; patients’ perception and quality of life; exacerbations, causes, prevention, and treatment; an integrated approach to the medical treatment; meducal pneumoplasty, surgical resection, or lung transplant; and smoking cessation and environmental hygiene.

Cough: An Interdisciplinary Problem, An Issue of Otolaryngologic Clinics - E-Book


Author: Kenneth W. Altman,Richard S. Irwin
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455700517
Category: Medical
Page: 237
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Both acute and chronic cough are responsible for a significant number of ambulatory medical visits annually. The recent comprehensive understanding that “cough is a reflection of underlying disease pays tribute to the multifactorial causes, as well recognition of the respiratory and upper digestive tract as a “physiologic unit. This publication highlights the advances made in managing cough and brings these to otolaryngology practitioners in a concise forum, as well as presenting issues of special interest to laryngologists such as paradoxical vocal fold motion, disordered breathing, irritable larynx, evolution of the vagus as a protective circuit, the importance of cough in deglutition, and surgical interventions. Some of the topics include: The cough reflex, sensory receptors, and neurogenic mediators; Mucus and mucins; Cough and Swallowing dysfunction; Cough due to asthma, cough-variant asthma, and nonasthmatic eosinophilic bronchitis; Occupational, environmental, and irritant induced cough; Pharmacologic management; Unexplained cough; Cough in the pediatric population; and Rhinogenic laryngitis, cough and the unified airway; among others.

World Clinics: Obstetrics & Gynecology: Postpartum Hemorrhage


Author: Mala Arora,Rajalaxmi Walavalkar
Publisher: JP Medical Ltd
ISBN: 9350904241
Category: Medical
Page: 242
View: 1984

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Postpartum haemorrhage is excessive bleeding after childbirth. The most common cause is the separation of the placenta from the uterus, but other causes include cervical lacerations, a large episiotomy or a ruptured uterus. Part of the World Clinics: Obstetrics & Gynecology series, this new volume is a comprehensive guide to postpartum haemorrhage. Beginning with a list of useful abbreviations, the book covers both primary and secondary causes of the condition, describing both surgical and non-surgical management techniques. With contributions from many UK-based specialists, this manual includes WHO (World Health Organisation) and FIGO (International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics) protocols and recommendations. Key points New volume in World Clinics: Obstetics & Gynecology series Covers surgical and non-surgical treatment of primary and secondary causes of postpartum haemorrhage Includes WHO and FIGO protocols and recommendations Many UK-based contributors

Manual for Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine E-Book


Author: Judd Landsberg
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323480551
Category: Medical
Page: 416
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Clinical Practice Manual for Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, by Judd W. Landsberg, MD, is a unique point-of-care manual that provides essential information on managing inpatients and outpatients with common, serious respiratory and internal medicine presentation and problems. Easy-to-follow diagnostic and therapeutic algorithms are accompanied by case-based illustrations encountered on a daily basis by attendings, fellows, residents, and students. The bulleted format, concise approach, and familiar examples provide a framework for effective teaching, learning, and patient care. Identifies common but important misconceptions that are regularly encountered in pulmonary and critical care training. Uses a concise, bulleted format throughout, helping you find key information quickly. Illustrates cases with primary data such as x-rays, monitor strips, ventilator wave forms, and other familiar documentation. Helps you develop your ability to effectively explain your thought process in the clinical setting to other practitioners at the bedside. Serves as a ‘teachers guide’ for clinician educators, organizing topics in an easy to teach fashion, amenable to ‘chalk talks’ and bedside didactics Provides focused discussions of basic physiology and pathophysiology related to pulmonary and critical care medicine.

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, An Issue of Clinics in Chest Medicine,


Author: Lorraine B. Ware
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323326439
Category: Medical
Page: 249
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This issue of Clinics in Chest Medicine focuses on Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome and covers topics such as: Epidemiology and Definitions of ARDS and Early Acute Lung Injury, Environmental Risk Factors for ARDS, Clinical and Biological Heterogeneity in ARDS: Direct vs. Indirect Lung Injury,Obesity and Nutrition, Important Immunomodulators in ARDS?, Beyond SNPs—Genetics, Genomics and Other Omic Approaches to ARDS, Clinical Approach to the Patient with ARDS, The Immunocompromised Patient with ARDS: Role of Invasive Diagnostic Strategies, Clinical Trial Design in Prevention and Treatment of ARDS, Beyond Low Tidal Volume—Ventilating the Patient with ARDS, Prone Positioning in ARDS, and more!

Pulmonary Infections, An Issue of Sleep Medicine Clinics - E-Book


Author: Michael Niederman
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455711985
Category: Medical
Page: 205
View: 9718

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This issue provides fully updated information on respiratory infections, including healthcare associated pneumonia, new diagnostic tests for pneumonia, epidemic viral pneumonia and other emerging pathogens, biomarkers to optimize antibiotic therapy for pneumonia, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics to improve management of penumonia. Nosocomial tracheobronchitis and bronchiectasis are also discussed. Articles on CAP and VAP, including an examination of the impact of guidelines on outcomes, de-escalation therapy, inhaled antibiotic therapy and prevention of VAP are also included.