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Handhelds in Medicine: A Practical Guide for Clinicians

Handhelds in Medicine: A Practical Guide for Clinicians

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Author: Handhelds in Medicine
pages: 468 pages
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0387403299

Summary:
Handheld Computers in Medicine is an essential volume of information needed for all physicians, especially those in the primary care specialties. It is in the tradition of Mark Ebell’s recent successful Springer book and CD-ROM, Evidence-Based Diagnosis: Handbook of Clinical Prediction Rules. (This enables the clinician to make an automatic calculation of risk assessment based on the patient’s presenting symptoms, which are fed into the program. By working with the CD-ROM, a risk calculation can be made in seconds, all within the time period of a standard office visit.) Ebell is a renowned family physician and educator who has devoted his career to assessing and processing clinical information, which is to be used in making an accurate diagnosis and prescribing the correct therapeutics in the shortest time period. If this is to be done correctly, the physician must be able to implement a variety of electronic information bases effectively, and during the time period of a standard office visit. Nothing accomplishes this goal as efficiently as handheld PCs and Palm Pilots. This allows the physician to engage the patient, take a case history, perform a physical examination, access patient records, complete the diagnosis and prescribe the necessary therapeutics and process the bill coding, all without leaving the patient’s side. Depending on the physician’s degree of ‘tech-savvy’ skills, this can be an exhausting and intimidating process. It can be especially complicated to convert an entire office practice, then conform to a particular healthcare organization’s plan of operation. Ebell’s book and CD-ROM set operates as a concise guide to enable any physician and healthcare professional to implement the use of handheld computers into their practice. It is important to note that the spirit of this publication’s goal is to eliminate error and thus raise the level of quality in all aspects of patient care.

Heart Attack!: Advice for Patients by Patients

Heart Attack!: Advice for Patients by Patients

Heart Attack!: Advice for Patients by Patients

By Kathleen Berra, Gerald W. Friedland M.D., Christopher Gardner, Francis H. Koch, Donna Louie, Nancy Houston Miller, Robin Wedell, Barton Thurber

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Publisher: Yale University Press

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Number Of Pages: 232

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Publication Date: 2001-12-01

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ISBN-10 / ASIN: 0300089805

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ISBN-13 / EAN: 9780300089806

Product Description:

Pocket-sized consumer text includes risk factors, diets, diagnosis and treatment, ways to prevent angina from becoming a heart attack, strategies for reversing coronary artery disease, guidelines for choosing a cardiac rehabilitation program, and a description of cardiac rehabilitation in action. Hardcover, softcover also available.

Cardiovascular MRI: 150 Multiple-Choice Questions and Answers

Cardiovascular MRI: 150 Multiple-Choice Questions and Answers

Cardiovascular MRI: 150 Multiple-Choice Questions and Answers (Contemporary Cardiology)
By Peter G. Danias
Humana Press | 2008 | ISBN: 1934115592 | 192 pages | PDF | 72 MB

Product Description:

Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging (CMR) has become an essential part of noninvasive diagnostic cardiac imaging. A Practical Guide for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging provides a comprehensive and reader-friendly educational tool for physicians starting to work with CMR and cardiology and radiology trainees preparing for the Board certification examination. Appealing to trainees, this text conveys teaching points with multiple choice questions that are supported by concise comments, providing a complete explanation of the correct answer and pertinent up-to-date bibliography. Cases address a broad spectrum of clinical problems, including ischemic, valvular, myopathic, pericardial, aortic and congenital heart diseases

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Mechanical Circulatory Support

Mechanical Circulatory Support

This book is a concise, portable handbook that focuses on the clinical use of mechanical blood pumps. All aspects of mechanical circulatory support are addressed, including patient selection, preoperative preparation, operative management, anesthetic considerations and conduct of cardiopulmonary bypass, postop management including complications associated with blood pump use and long-term care and rehabilitation.

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Electrocardiography for the Family Physician: The Essentials

Electrocardiography for the Family Physician: The Essentials

Publisher: Brown Walker Press (FL)
Number Of Pages: 128
Publication Date: 2005-09-30
ISBN-10 / ASIN: 1581124414
ISBN-13 / EAN: 9781581124415
Binding: Paperback

Product Description:
Family physicians are often the first, and sometimes the only, point of contact for many patients within the health care system. The standard 12-lead electrocardiogram is one of the most common tests obtained and interpreted by the family physician, with most of the physicians reading their own recordings and basing clinical decisions on their findings. It has been shown that family physicians can achieve proficiency in the interpretation of over 95 percent of all electrocardiogram findings seen in the primary care setting.

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Critical Heart Disease in Infants and Children

Critical Heart Disease in Infants and Children

Critical Heart Disease in Infants and Children

Publisher:Mosby | Pages:1040 | 2006-07-07 | ISBN:0323012817 | CHM | 30.6 MB

Pediatric intensivists, cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, and anesthesiologists from the leading centers around the world present the collaborative perspectives, concepts, and state-of-the-art knowledge required to care for children with congenital and acquired heart disease in the ICU. Their multidisciplinary approach encompasses every aspect of the relevant basic scientific principles, medical and pharmacologic treatments, and surgical techniques and equipment. From the extracardiac Fontan procedure, and the Ross procedure through new pharmacologic agents and the treatment of pulmonary hypertension to mechanical assist devices, heart and lung transplantation, and interventional cardiac catheterization-all of the developments that are affecting this rapidly advancing field are covered in depth.

* Employs well-documented tables, text boxes, and algorithms to make clinical information easy to access.

* Features chapters each written and reviewed by intensivists, surgeons, and cardiologists.

* Integrates the authors’ extensive experiences with state-of-the-art knowledge from the literature.

* Offers four completely new chapters: Cardiac Trauma, Congenital Heart Disease in the Adult, Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries, and Outcome Evaluation.

* Describes the basic pharmacology and clinical applications of all of the new pharmacologic agents.

* Details important refinements and developments in surgical techniques, including the Ross pulmonary autograft replacement of the aortic valve, video-assisted fluoroscopy, and the extracardiac Fontan connection, and discusses their indications and potential complications.

* Explores the latest advances in the treatment of pulmonary hypertension, new developments in mechanical assist devices, heart and lung transplantation, and interventional cardiac catheterization.

* Examines issues affecting adults with congenital heart disease.

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