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Academic Global Surgery. by Swaroop, Mamta.; Krishnaswami, Sanjay.;
Intro -- Foreword -- References -- Preface -- Acknowledgment -- Contents -- Contributors -- Part I: General Considerations -- Chapter 1: Global Burden of Surgical Disease and the Role of Academia -- Global Burden of Surgical Disease -- What Is an Academic Global Surgeon? -- The Role of Academic Institutions -- Teaching and Training -- Research -- Service -- Advocacy -- Whom to Partner With -- Benefits of Involvement in Surgical Care in Resource-Poor Settings -- Conclusion -- Suggested Reading -- Chapter 2: Promoting, Developing, and Sustaining Academic Global Surgery Programs -- Introduction -- Promoting and Developing an Academic Global Surgery Program -- Developing Alliances -- Aligning Missions of Global Surgery with the Academic Institution -- Define Academic Global Surgery -- Understand the Scope and Potential for Academic Global Surgery -- Promoting Global Surgery at Academic Institutions -- Demonstrate the Academic Potential of Global Surgery Endeavors -- Underscore the Value of the Program to the Academic Institution -- Expanding the Academic Spectrum and Enhancing Recruitment Opportunities -- Augmenting Economic Investment -- Faculty and Trainee Health Benefits -- Identifying Funding and Ongoing Revenue Support -- Selected Reading -- Chapter 3: Ethics in Global Surgery -- Introduction -- Resource Allocation -- Overall Resources for Surgery -- Surgical Missions -- Public vs. Private Sector Funding -- Sustainability -- Cost-Effectiveness -- Accessibility -- Non-maleficence -- Informed Consent -- Conclusion -- Selected Reading -- Part II: Career -- Chapter 4: Preparing and Sustaining Your Career in Academic Global Surgery -- Introduction -- Getting Started: Ask Yourself the Following Questions -- Considering External Factors -- Mentoring in AGS: How to Find It and How to Give It -- Academic Promotion in Global Surgery.Practicalities of Employment -- Sustainability -- Miscellaneous Advice -- Conclusion -- Suggested Reading -- Chapter 5: Balancing Global Surgery with Traditional Career and Life Demands -- Introduction -- How Does One Achieve Work-Life Balance? -- The Questions -- Family First and the Juggling Act -- Learning to Say No -- Academic Challenges -- Support Systems -- Professional Legitimacy -- Making the Case for Surgery in Public Health Terms -- General Advice -- For Medical Students -- For Residents -- For Junior Faculty -- For Academic Surgeons as a Whole -- For Being Involved in Academic Global Surgery in a Private Practice -- Some Geographic Considerations -- If You Plan to Work Primarily in Another Country -- The Future -- Selected Reading -- Part III: Clinical -- Chapter 6: Guidelines and Parameters for Ideal Short-­Term Interactions: Disaster Relief -- Do No Harm -- Prepare -- If Asked to Go -- What to Bring? -- What to Expect on the Ground -- Quality Control and Metrics -- When Leaving -- On Return -- Conclusions -- Suggested Reading -- Chapter 7: How to Set Up for an Ideal Long Term Clinical Interaction -- Introduction -- Basic Considerations -- Pre-deployment Preparation -- Needs Assessment -- Clear Goals of the Experience -- Building Sustainable Rotations: Role of Medical Students and Surgical Residents -- General Considerations -- RRC and American Board of Surgery (ABS) Requirements -- Potential Pitfalls and Barriers to Success -- Funding and Continuity -- Cultural Issues -- Faith-Based Considerations -- Logistic Support -- Lack of Clear Goals and Objectives -- The Absence of Local 'Buy-In' -- Conclusion -- Suggested Reading -- Web Sites -- Part IV: Research -- Chapter 8: Academic Global Surgery: Current Research Needs and Priorities -- Improved Methodology for Assessing the Public Health Impact of Surgical Care.Better Estimates of Avertable and non-Avertable Burden of Surgically Treatable Conditions in LMICs -- Strategies to Address the Non-avertable Surgical Burden -- Tools for Measuring Surgical Care in Primary Health Care Systems -- Models of Surgical Care Implementation in LMICs -- Estimating the Surgical Workforce Needs in LMICs -- Aligning Surgical Care with Other Global Health Movements -- Dissemination, Marketing, and Advocacy -- Critical Evaluation of Surgical Humanitarian Efforts -- Generators and Users of Research -- Funding Research in Global Surgery -- Conclusion -- Selected Reading -- Chapter 9: Research Methods Appropriate and Applicable to Global Surgery -- Introduction -- Special Considerations for Global Surgery Research -- Patient/Provider Experience -- Partnerships -- Ethics -- Domains of Research -- Epidemiology/Burden of Disease -- Determinants of Disease and Barriers to Care -- Cost and Financing -- Quality and Safety -- Clinical Effectiveness Research -- Care Delivery Innovations -- Education/Training -- Conclusion -- Suggested Reading -- Chapter 10: Funding for Global Surgical Programs -- Introduction -- Basics of Global Health Funding -- Why Global Surgical Funding is Difficult to Obtain -- Tips for Obtaining Global Surgery Funding -- Recommended Reading -- Part V: Education -- Chapter 11: Developing Educational Opportunities for Trainees on Both Sides -- Educational Opportunities for Trainees from HIC -- Educational Opportunities for Trainees from LMIC -- Regulatory Aspects of HIC Global Elective Rotations -- Developing Education Curriculum for LMIC Setting -- Monitoring and Evaluation of the Program -- Conclusions -- Suggested Reading -- Chapter 12: The Role of Educational Research in the Global Setting -- Introduction -- Role and Need for Educational Research -- Types of Educational Research.Tools Needed for Educational Research -- Limitations -- Conclusions -- Suggested Reading -- Part VI: Resources -- Chapter 13: Tools Useful for the Academic Global Surgeon -- General -- Organizations -- International Volunteering Opportunities -- Educational Initiatives Online -- Centers for Global Surgery -- Funding Opportunities -- Blogs -- OnLine Discussion -- Books -- Index.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
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Primary Care and Dementia. by Iliffe, Steve.; Drennan, Vari.; Downs, Murna.;
Primary Care and Dementia -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- List of Boxes -- Foreword -- Preface -- 1 The Clinical Features of Dementia -- 2 Confirming and Conveying the Diagnosis -- 3 The Pathway of Dementia -- 4 Carers of People with Dementia -- 5 Caring for People as the Dementia Progresses -- 6 Good Practice and Service Development -- References -- Subject Index -- Name Index.This practice and training guide is written with the needs of health and social care professionals working with people with dementia in mind. The book is illustrated with case studies and includes a chapter on understanding and responding to the needs of the carer - such as access to information and support - and the effect on their own health.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Primary Care Sleep Medicine : A Practical Guide. by Pagel, James F.; Pandi-Perumal, S. R.;
Preface -- References -- Contents -- Contributors -- 1: The Role for the Primary Care Physician in Sleep Medicine -- The Future of Sleep Medicine -- Sleep Medicine Testing: A History -- Clinical Sleep Medicine: Alternative Models -- Classic Sleep Medicine -- Sleep Medical Practice -- Model 3: The Primary Care Physician as Sleep Physician -- Expanding the Envelope: Future Sleep -- Insomnia -- Sleep Apnea -- Excessive Daytime Sleepiness -- Pediatric and Adolescent Sleep Medicine -- Dreams and Other Parasomnias -- Conclusion -- References -- 2: Sleep Medicine: Evidence-Based Clinical Practice -- Introduction -- Sleep Disorders: The Clinical Spectrum -- The Insomnias -- The Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders -- OSA: Cost and Health Care Utilization -- The Cost-Effectiveness of CPAP Therapy for OSA -- Hypersomnias Not Otherwise Classified -- Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders -- Parasomnias -- Sleep-Related Movement Disorders -- The Diagnostic Evaluation of Sleep Disorders -- Conclusion -- References -- 3: The Sleep History and Physical -- Sleep History -- Chief Complaint -- Nighttime Symptoms -- Daytime and Evening Symptoms -- Medical History -- Psychiatric History -- Medication and Substance-Use Review -- Family History -- Social History -- Physical Exam -- Mental Status Exam -- Sleep Diaries and Logs -- Conclusions -- References -- 4: Polysomnography: An Overview -- The Stages of Sleep -- Stage W -- Stage N1 -- Stage N2 -- Sleep Spindles and K-Complexes -- Stage N3 -- Stage R -- Phasic and Tonic REM -- Overview of Polysomnography -- Parameters to Be Monitored During Overnight Polysomnography -- EEG Recording -- EOG Recording -- EMG Recording -- Electrocardiography -- Respiratory Movement -- Oro-Nasal Thermal Sensor (the Oral/Nasal Thermocouple) -- Pulse Oximetry -- The 10-20 Electrode Placement System -- Diagnostic Value of Polysomnography.Polysomnography Can Also Be Used to Diagnose a Variety of Other Sleep Disorders -- Summary -- Glossary of Sleep Parameters -- 5: Home Sleep Testing for Sleep Disorders -- Introduction -- History -- Rationale -- Test Parameters and Accuracy of Home Sleep Testing -- Guidelines for the Use of Home Sleep Testing -- Billing Codes for Portable Testing for Sleep Apnea -- Pediatric Home Sleep Testing -- Home Testing for Conditions Other Than Obstructive Sleep Apnea -- Summary -- Review Questions -- References -- 6: A Practical Guide to Insomnia Assessment -- The 3-P Model of Insomnia -- Tracking the Sleep/Wake Schedule with the Use of a Sleep Log -- The Importance of Understanding Individual Differences in Sleep Need -- Understanding Sleep Patterns Within the Context of the Two-Process Model of Sleep Regulation -- Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Insomnia -- Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) -- The Relationship Between Mental Illness and Insomnia -- The Effect of Medication on Sleep -- Sleep Disorders Secondary to Medical Conditions -- Sleep Quality and Aging -- References -- 7: Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of Chronic Insomnia -- What Is Insomnia? -- What Causes and Maintains Insomnia? -- Predisposing Factors -- Precipitating Factors -- Perpetuating Factors -- Why Treat Insomnia? -- Insomnia Is a Pervasive Problem That Is Not Likely to Spontaneously Remit -- Insomnia Is a Risk Factor for Medical and Psychiatry Morbidity -- Insomnia Is a Risk Factor for Impaired Work and Social Performance -- Why Treat Insomnia with Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Insomnia? -- Comparative Efficacy -- Durability -- Indication -- What Is CBT-I? -- Sleep Restriction Therapy (SRT) -- Stimulus Control Therapy -- Sleep Hygiene -- Step-by-Step Procedures -- Session 1 (Clinical Evaluation and 1-2-Week Baseline) -- Session 2 (Sleep Restriction and Stimulus Control Therapy).Session 3 (Sleep Hygiene and Sleep Restriction Therapy Adjustments) -- Sessions 4-7 (Sleep Restriction Therapy Adjustments) -- Session 8 (Relapse Prevention) -- Adjunctive Therapies for CBT-I -- Relaxation Training -- Phototherapy -- Cognitive Therapy -- Can Anyone Conduct CBT-I? -- Preparing Patients for CBT-I -- Behavioral Recommendations for Primary Care Patients -- Concluding Remarks -- Review Questions -- References -- Further Reading -- 8: Using Behavioral Therapies in Primary Care -- Introduction -- Brief Sleep Interventions for Primary Care -- Implementation: Barriers and Facilitators -- Models for the Delivery of Behavioral Sleep Interventions in Primary Care -- Summary and Conclusion -- References -- 9: Pharmacological Treatment of Insomnia -- Alternative Sedating Medications -- Medication Effects on Sleep Stages and EEG -- Sleep Diagnosis Specific Medication Effects -- Non-prescription Sedating Agents -- A Clinical Paradigm for Treating Insomnia in Primary Care -- References -- 10: Determinants and Measures of Daytime Sleepiness -- Introduction -- Clinical History -- Sleep Questionnaires and Sleep Logs -- Actigraph -- Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT) -- Maintenance of Wakefulness Test (MWT) -- Polysomnography -- Twenty-Four Hour Continuous Polysomnogram -- Vigilance Testing -- Oxford Sleepiness Resistance Test (OSLeR) [ 33 ] -- Pupillometry -- Summary -- References -- 11: OSA: Epidemiology and Pathogenesis -- Obstructive Sleep Apnea -- Prevalence of Obstructive Sleep Apnea -- Risk Factors -- Gender -- Age -- Obesity -- Genetics/Family History -- Ethnicity -- Pathophysiology -- Airway Size -- Pharyngeal Collapsibility -- Pharyngeal Dilator Muscle Activity -- Lung Volume and Ventilatory Control -- Rostral Shifts -- Sleep Stage Influences -- Screening for Obstructive Sleep Apnea -- Summary -- References.12: Central Sleep Apnea and Obesity Hypoventilation Syndromes -- Introduction -- Pathogenesis -- Control of Breathing -- Peripheral Chemoreceptors -- Central Chemoreceptors -- Cerebral Blood Flow -- Pathogenesis of CSA: General Considerations -- Ventilatory Drive Awake and Asleep -- Control System Instability (CSI) -- Respiratory Mechanics -- Clinical Classification of CSA -- Hypocapnic CSA -- Hypocapnic CSA Associated with Left-­Sided Congestive Heart Failure -- Hypocapnic CSA in Cerebrovascular Disease -- Hypocapnic CSA in Renal Failure -- Hypoxia-Induced Periodic Breathing and High-Altitude Hypocapnic CSA -- CSA Associated with Acromegaly -- Idiopathic CSA (ICSA) -- Hypercapnic CSA -- Hypercapnic CSA Due to Central Nervous System (CNS) Disease -- Hypercapnic CSA Due to Neuromuscular Disease -- Opioid-Induced Central Sleep Apnea -- Other CSA Types -- Clinical Features -- Diagnosis -- Treatment -- Hypocapnic CSA/HCSB -- Hypercapnic CSA -- Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome -- General Considerations -- Pathogenesis -- Prevalence -- Treatment -- Conclusions -- References -- 13: Complex Sleep Apnea (CPAP Emergent Central Apneas), and Apnea Related to Narcotics and to Altitude -- Complex Sleep Apnea -- Definition -- Relevance to the Primary Care Provider -- Incidence -- Physiology -- Treatment -- Summary Regarding Complex Sleep Apnea -- Narcotics: Contributing to Obstructive, Central and Complex Sleep Apnea -- Sleep Apnea and Altitude -- Periodic Breathing at Altitude -- Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients Traveling to Altitude -- Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Residents at Altitude -- References -- 14: Evidence for Mechanisms Linking Obstructive Sleep Apnea to Cardiovascular Disease -- Overview of Obstructive Sleep Apnea -- Metabolic Dysregulation -- Dyslipidemia (Table  14.1) -- Insulin Resistance/Glucose Intolerance (Table  14.2) -- Sympathetic Activity.Systemic Inflammation -- Endothelial Dysfunction -- Oxidative Stress -- Cardiovascular Variability/Autonomic Dysfunction -- Summary -- References -- 15: Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea -- Introduction -- Surgery for OSA -- Patient Selection for Surgery -- Evaluation -- Sleep Endoscopy -- Lateral Cephalometry -- Additional Imaging -- Surgery -- Nasal Surgery -- Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy -- Palatal Surgery -- Hypopharyngeal Surgery -- Maxillomandibular Advancement -- Tracheotomy -- Bariatric Surgery -- Complications of Sleep Surgery -- Advancing Frontiers in OSA Surgery -- Advancing Research Body in Surgery for OSA -- Summary -- Review Questions -- References -- 16: Positive Pressure Therapy for OSA -- Introduction -- CPAP and Bilevel PAP -- Indications -- Finding the Best Pressure -- Split-Night Studies -- Bilevel PAP -- Autotitrating PAP (APAP) -- Interface Selection -- Expiratory Pressure Reduction -- Benefits of PAP Treatment -- Daytime Sleepiness and Cognitive Function -- Mood and Affect -- Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke -- Compliance with CPAP Therapy -- Effects of CPAP Withdrawal -- Summary: A Practical Approach to CPAP Therapy -- References -- 17: Oral Appliances for the Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea -- Introduction -- History and Current Oral Appliance Designs -- Status of Oral Appliances -- How Do Oral Appliances Work -- Qualities of Oral Appliances -- Oral Appliances: Effectiveness and Outcomes -- Available Oral Appliances -- Future Considerations -- Side Effects -- Conclusion -- References -- 18: Effects of Obesity on OSA and Its Treatment -- Introduction -- Obesity as a Risk Factor for OSA -- OSA, Diabetes Mellitus, and Insulin Resistance -- Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis -- Polycystic Ovary Syndrome -- Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (Pseudotumor Cerebri) -- Weight Loss and Its Effect on OSA -- Bariatric Surgery.Pharmacologic Therapy.Primary Care Sleep Medicine - A Practical Guide was among the first books to address sleep medicine for a primary care audience. It remains the primary text oriented to the primary care physician with an interest in sleep disorders medicine. Since this title published, there have been many changes in the sleep field. A new text oriented towards supporting the primary care physician in the practice of sleep medicine is needed; an updated second edition of Primary Care Sleep Medicine - A Practical Guide could fill this knowledge gap. This second edition will include updated information on insomnia medications, post-traumatic stress disorders, home sleep testing protocols, complex sleep apnea and the defined role for primary care physicians in sleep medicine.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Illustrated Chinese Moxibustion Techniques and Methods [electronic resource]. by Chang, Xiaorong.(SAGE)1928877;
Illustrated Chinese Moxibustion Techniques and Methods; Preface; Disclaimer; Synopsis; Part I Foundation of Moxibustion; Chapter 1 Basic Theory of Moxibustion; 1. The Origins and Development of Moxibustion; 1.1 The Origins of Moxibustion; 1.2 The Development of Moxatherapy; 2. The Concept of Moxatherapy; 3. The Basics of Moxatherapy; 4. Specific Characteristics and Range of Application of Moxatherapy; 4.1 Specific Characteristics; 4.2 Range of Application; 5. Contraindications and Cautions; 5.1 Contraindications; 5.2 Cautions; 6. Moxibustion Supplementing and Draining6.1 Moxibustion Supplementing6.2 Moxibustion Draining; 7. Postures and Order of Execution for Moxatherapy; 7.1 Appropriate Posture for Performing Moxibustion; 7.2 The Order of Execution of Moxibustion; 8. Managing Moxa Sores and Post-Moxa Care; 8.1 Managing Moxa Sores; 8.2 Post-Moxa Care; 9. Moxibustion Sensation and Moxibustion Quantification; 9.1 Moxibustion Sensation; 9.2 Moxibustion Quantification; 10. Moxibustion Treatment Principles; 10.1 Root and Branch, Moderate and Acute; 10.2 Supplement Vacuity and Drain Repletion; 10.3 Act According to Time, Place and Person11. Primary Therapeutic Effects of Moxibustion11.1 Course Wind and Resolve the Exterior, Warm and Dissipate Cold Pathogen; 11.2 Warm and Free Channels and Collaterals, Quicken Blood and Expel Impediment; 11.3 Reinforce Yang and Stem Qi Desertion, Lift Yang and Raise Prolapse; 11.4 Disperse Stasis and Dissipate Knots, Draw Out Toxins and Drain Heat; 11.5 Prevent Disease, Improve Health and Prolong Life; 12. Point Selection Principles and Combined Point Prescriptions; 12.1 Point Selection Principles; 12.2 Methods for Point CombinationChapter 2 Location and Indications of Commonly Used Points inMoxibustion1. Points of the 14 Channels; 1.1 Points of the Lung Channel of Hand-Taiyin, LU; 1.2 Points of the Large Intestine Channel of Hand-Yangming, LI; 1.3 Points of the Stomach Channel of Foot-Yangming, ST; 1.4 Points of the Spleen Channel of Foot-Taiyin, SP; 1.5 Points of the Heart Channel of Hand-Shaoyin, HT; 1.6 Points of the Small Intestine Channel of Hand-Taiyang, SI; 1.7 Points of the Bladder Channel of Foot-Taiyang, BL; 1.8 Points of the Kidney Channel of Foot-Shaoyin, KI1.9 Points of the Pericardium Channel of Hand-Jueyin, PC1.10 Points of the Sanjiao Channel of Hand-Shaoyang, SJ; 1.11 Points of the Gallbladder Channel of Foot-Shaoyang, GB; 1.12 Points of the Liver Channel of Foot-Jueyin, LR; 1.13 Points of the Du Channel (Governor Vessel), DU; 1.14 Points of the Ren Channel (Conception Vessel), RN; 2. Commonly Used Extra Points; Chapter 3 Moxibustion and Health Cultivation; 1. Defining Health Cultivation Moxatherapy; 2. The Effects of Health Cultivation Moxatherapy; 2.1 Warm and Open the Channels, Move Qi and Invigorate Blood2.2 Foster and Supplement Original Qi, Protect Against DiseaseThis authoritative text provides a complete overview of Chinese moxibustion techniques and methods, including detailed treatments and contraindications for a wide range of conditions. The authors cover the fundamentals of theory as well as the skills and techniques practitioners will need, and provide a detailed summary of all of the acupoints commonly used in moxatherapy. The book also covers the ways in which moxatherapy can be used to cultivate general health and wellbeing in patients, and explains in detail how to treat a wide range of complaints; for each complaint, descriptions of typica
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Introduction to Healthcare for Japanese-Speaking Interpreters and Translators. by Crezee, Ineke (H M).; Asano, Teruko.;
Intro -- Introduction to Healthcare for Japanese-speaking Interpreters and Translators -- Title page -- LCC data -- Table of contents -- Table of illustrations -- List of tables -- Authors' notes -- Acknowledgments -- Foreword -- Foreword to this edition -- PART I Interpreting -- Chapter 1 -- Introduction -- 1. How to use this book -- 2. Development of the interpreting profession -- 3. The demand for interpreters around the world -- 4. Health interpreting studies -- 5. Teaching healthcare interpreting -- Chapter 2 -- Interpreting in healthcare settings -- 1. Interpreting in healthcare settings -- 2. Different healthcare systems -- 3. Accuracy -- 4. Understanding common responses to bad news -- 5. Culture broker -- 6. Interpreter codes of ethics -- 7. Duty of care -- 8. Triangle of communication -- 9. Note-taking -- 10. Terminology -- Chapter 3 -- The Culture of Japanese Medicine -- Introduction: Culture and Society -- 1. Hierarchy and authority -- 2. Para-linguistics -- 3. Touch and contamination -- 4. Perceptions of pain and its cultural meanings -- 5. Traditional medicine -- 6. Effects of globalization on the Japanese health system -- Chapter 4 -- Medical terminology -- 1. Introduction -- 2. History of medical terminology in the Western world -- 3. Chinese medicine and medical terminology -- 4. Spelling and pronunciation -- 5. Latin and Greek elements in medical terms -- 5.1 Common combinations -- 5.2 Common word roots -- 5.3 Common procedure nouns and verbs -- 5.4 Common prefixes -- 5.5 Suffixes -- PART II. Interpreting in healthcare settings -- Chapter 5 -- Primary care physicians and General Practitioners -- 1. Primary care providers -- 2. History taking -- 3. Pain -- 4. New patients -- 5. Physical examination -- 6. Tests or diagnostic studies -- 7. Immunization schedule -- 8. Health education -- 9. Referrals.10. Some notes for interpreters and translators -- Chapter 6 -- Specialty clinics and Outpatient Clinics -- 1. Specialty clinics -- 2. Staff at specialty clinics -- 3. Procedure at specialty clinics -- 4. Some notes for interpreters and translators -- Chapter 7 -- Hospitals -- 1. The isolation of the sick -- 2. The biomedical approach -- 3. The patient-oriented approach -- 4. Hospital staff -- 5. Nursing staff -- 6. Medical staff -- 7. Specialists -- 8. Other hospital staff -- 9. Other healthcare staff -- 10. Hospital procedures -- 11. Admissions -- 11.1 Types - emergency and scheduled -- 12. Admission process -- 13. Most important rooms (from the patient's perspective) -- 14. Discharge -- 15. Rehabilitation -- 16. Health professionals -- 17. Physical therapy -- 18. Occupational therapy -- 19. Some notes for interpreters and translators -- 20. English - Japanese glossary (no glossary found for this section_Wei Teng) -- Chapter 8 -- Characteristics of the Japanese Healthcare System -- Introduction -- 1. Types of Professions and Qualifications -- 2. Insurance System -- 2.1 Municipality- controlled national health insurance (kokumin kenko hoken) -- 2.2 Japanese health insurance association-administered health insurance (kyokai kenpo) -- 2.3 Association/union-administered health insurance (kumiai kempo) -- 2.4 Mutual aid associations (kyosai kumiai) -- 2.5 Advanced Elderly Medical Service System (koreisha iryo hoken) -- 3. Types and services of medical care -- 3.1 Framework of regional medical care -- 3.1.1 Emergency care system -- 3.1.2 Disaster medical care -- 3.1.3 Medical care in remote areas -- 3.1.4 Perinatal care -- 3.1.5 Pediatric care -- 4. Third Party Accreditation -- 5. Aichi Medical Interpretation System and its Future -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Issues that have previously affected Aichi Prefecture.5.3 The launch of the Aichi Medical Interpretation System -- 5.4 Application and training -- 5.5 Employment rate of medical interpreters post-training -- 5.6 Questionnaire results on future improvements -- 5.6.1 Results: More opportunities for training -- 5.6.2 More information in advance -- 5.6.3 Less psychological burden -- 5.6.4 Better working conditions -- 5.7 Conclusion -- Chapter 9 -- Emergency Departments or ERs -- 1. Emergency Department staff -- 2. Emergency Department areas -- 3. Emergency Department admission -- 4. Some common reasons for admission to ED -- 4.1 Common medical problems -- 4.2 Trauma -- 4.3 Surgical problems -- 5. English-Japanese glossary -- Chapter 10 -- Informed consent -- 1. Issues which might arise for interpreters during the informed consent process -- Chapter 11 -- Pre-operative and post-operative procedures -- 1. Pre- and post-operative procedures -- Pre-operative procedures and questions -- Intra-operative: During surgery and anesthetic -- Post-Anesthetic Care Unit or Recovery Room -- 2. English-Japanese glossary -- Chapter 12 -- Intensive Care -- 1. Staff -- 2. Some notes for interpreters and translators -- 3. English-Chinese glossary -- Chapter 13 -- Obstetrics -- 1. Prenatal care -- 2. Follow-up visits -- 3. Term of pregnancy -- 4. Labor and childbirth -- 5. Common terminology -- 6. Postnatal checks -- 7. Postnatal care -- 8. English-Japanese glossary -- Chapter 14 -- Child health -- 1. Neonatal Care -- 1.1 Levels of Care -- 1.2 Asphyxia -- 1.3 Premature delivery -- 1.4 Problems of prematurity -- 1.5 Admission process -- 1.6 Some common diagnostic tests -- 2. Pediatrics -- 2.1 Child health professionals -- 2.2 Immunization -- 2.3 Possible childhood health problems -- 3. English-Japanese glossary -- Chapter 15 -- Speech-Language Therapy -- 1. Common terminology -- 2. Communication disorders -- 3. Assessment.4. Therapy -- 5. Some notes for interpreters and translators -- 6. English-Japanese glossary -- Chapter 16 -- Mental health -- 1. Terms with Latin and Greek roots -- 2. Briefing and debriefing -- 3. Behaviors and their implications for the interpreter -- 4. Mental health professionals -- 5. Some common therapeutic approaches -- 6. Common reasons for counseling -- 7. Some commonly used pharmaceutical drugs -- 8. Mental illness -- 9. Some mental health disorders -- 10. English-Japanese glossary -- Chapter 17 -- Oncology -- 1. Cancer -- 2. Diagnosis -- 3. Typing and staging -- 4. Treatment -- 5. Common forms of cancer -- 6. Some notes for interpreters and translators -- 7. English-Japanese glossary -- PART III. Healthcare specialties -- Chapter 18 -- Neurology -- 1. Terms with Latin and Greek roots -- 2. Anatomy of the CNS -- 2.1 The brain -- 2.2 The spinal cord -- 3. Function of the CNS -- 4. Health professionals -- 5. Disorders of the nervous system -- 6. Some common medications -- 7. Some common tests -- 8. English-Japanese glossary -- Chapter 19 -- Cardiology -- 1. Terms with Latin and Greek roots -- 2. Anatomy of the heart -- 3. Function of the heart -- 4. Health professionals -- 5. Disorders of the heart -- 6. Some common disorders of the heart -- 7. Some common medications -- 8. Some common tests -- 9. English-Japanese glossary -- Chapter 20 -- Pulmonology -- 1. Terms with Latin and Greek roots -- 2. Other important terms -- 3. Anatomy of the respiratory system -- 4. Function of the respiratory system -- 5. Health professionals -- 6. Disorders of the respiratory system -- 7. Some common medications -- 8. Some common diagnostic tests -- 9. English-Japanese glossary -- Chapter 21 -- Hematology -- 1. Blood -- 1.1 Terms with Latin and Greek roots -- 1.2 Anatomy of blood -- 1.3 Function of blood -- 1.4 Health professionals.1.5 Disorders of the blood -- 1.6 Some common medications -- 1.7 Some common diagnostic tests -- 2. Blood vessels -- 2.1 Terms with Latin and Greek roots -- 2.2 Anatomy of blood vessels -- 2.3 A word about cholesterol -- 2.4 Disorders of the blood vessels -- 3. English-Japanese glossary -- Chapter 22 -- Orthopedics -- 1. Terms with Latin and Greek roots -- 2. Anatomy of the skeletal system -- 2.1 Head -- 2.3 Arms -- 2.4 Legs -- 3. Function of the bones -- 4. Health professionals -- 5. Disorders of the bones and joints -- 6. English-Japanese glossary -- Chapter 23 -- Muscles and the motor system -- 1. Terms with Latin and Greek roots -- 2. General terminology in relation to muscles -- 3. Anatomy of the muscles -- 4. Function of the muscles -- 5. Health professionals -- 6. Disorders of the motor system -- 7. Disorders of the muscles -- 8. Common treatment methods for muscle injuries -- 9. English-Japanese glossary -- Chapter 24 -- The sensory system -- 1. Terms with Latin and Greek roots -- 2. The eye -- 3. Anatomy of the eye -- 4. Different parts of the eye -- 5. Health professionals -- 6. Disorders of the eye -- 7. The ears -- 8. Anatomy of the ear -- 9. Health professionals -- 10. Conditions of the ear and balance organ -- 11. Medications(for eyes and ears) -- 12. Touch -- 13. Disorders of touch -- 14. English-Japanese glossary -- Chapter 25 -- Immunology -- 1. Terms with Latin and Greek roots -- 2. Anatomy of the immune and lymphatic systems -- 3. Lymphatic organs -- 4. Function of the immune and lymphatic systems -- 5. Health professionals -- 6. Disorders of the immune and lymphatic systems -- 7. English-Japanese glossary -- Chapter 26 -- Endocrinology -- 1. Terms with Latin and Greek roots -- 2. Overview of the endocrine system -- 3. Health professionals -- 4. Disorders of the endocrine system -- 5. Pituitary gland -- 6. Thyroid gland.7. Parathyroid gland.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Running Group Visits in Your Practice. by Noffsinger, Edward B.;
Running Group Visits in Your Practice -- Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Disclaimer -- Contents -- Contents of the DVD -- Part I Group Visits: The Next Step in Medical Care -- Introduction to Group Visits -- Three Major Group Visit Models -- Group Visits for Better Managing Busy Practices and Chronic Illnesses -- The Many Benefits of Shared Medical Appointments -- DIGMAs and PSMAs Resemble a Series of Individual Office Visits with Observers -- Cooperative Healthcare Clinics Follow the Same 15-20 Patients Over Time -- Other Applications for Shared Medical Appointments -- Use in Medical and Surgical Subspecialties -- Why Group Visits? -- Improved Access to Care -- Patient Benefits -- Patient Satisfaction -- Shared Medical Appointment Reception in the Popular Press -- Physician Benefits -- Organization Benefits -- Are There Applications in Which DIGMAs and PSMAs Will Not Work? -- Homeless Patients -- Digital Rectal Examinations for Elderly Hermits Living in the Bush of Alaska -- The Ultimate Goal: Precisely Match the Type of Care Offered to the Needs of Patients -- Shared Medical Appointments Must Be Carefully Planned, Adequately Supported, and Properly Run -- Create a Culture of Excellence Around Your Group Visit Program -- Build Excellent Quality and Service into Your Shared Medical Appointment Program -- Focus on Maximizing Long-Term Benefit -- Some Concluding Comments -- Why Not Consider Group Visits as Your Primary Means of Delivering Care? -- References -- The Drop-In Group Medical Appointment Model: A Revolutionary Access Solution for Follow-Up Visits -- Overview of the Drop-In Group Medical Appointment Model -- Drop-In Group Medical Appointments Provide Four Major Benefits -- Basic Parameters of a Drop-In Group Medical Appointment -- Scheduling -- Patients Enter Drop-In Group Medical Appointments in Six Different Ways.The Drop-In Group Medical Appointment Team -- The Behaviorist -- The Nursing Personnel -- The Documenter -- The Champion and Program Coordinator -- The Dedicated Schedulers -- Physician Satisfaction Is High -- Drop-In Group Medical Appointments Are Customized to Each Provider -- Drop-In Group Medical Appointments Can Increase Productivity 200-300% or More -- Design the Drop-In Group Medical Appointment to Triple Productivity -- Increased Productivity Can Improve Access -- Specialists Can Often Increase Productivity Even More Than 300% -- Subtypes of Drop-In Group Medical Appointments and Physicals Shared Medical Appointments -- The Heterogeneous Subtype -- That Heterogeneous DIGMAs Work at All Is Counterintuitive -- In Heterogeneous DIGMAs, Patients Still Share Many Common Issues -- Patients Listen When Others with Different Conditions Are Treated -- Heterogeneous Model in Primary Care and Medical Subspecialties -- Mixed and Homogeneous Groups Often Evolve into Heterogeneous Groups -- Patients Benefit from Seeing Others Perceived as Being Worse Off -- The Heterogeneous Subtype Can Be Less Threatening to Other Patients -- Heterogeneous Drop-In Group Medical Appointments Are Best for Half-Time Physicians -- Operational Advantages of Heterogeneous Drop-In Group Medical Appointments -- The Homogeneous Subtype -- Homogeneous Subtype Has Limitations -- Patient with Different Condition Attending a Homogeneous Group -- Handling Patients Who Bring Lengthy Lists of Health Concerns to a Homogeneous Group -- Homogeneous Drop-In Group Medical Appointments Are Best for Chronic Illness Treatment Programs -- The Mixed Subtype -- Patients Unable to Attend the Most Appropriate Session Can Attend Another -- Example 1: Mixed Endocrinology Drop-In Group Medical Appointments -- Evolution of Mixed to Heterogeneous Drop-In Group Medical Appointments.Preparing Chart Notes in Drop-In Group Medical Appointments -- The Goal: Finish on Time with All Chart Notes Completed -- Use a Documenter Whenever Possible -- Physicians Using Paper Charts -- Physicians Using Electronic Medical Records -- A Documenter Saves Time and Money and Adds Quality -- While Having One Documenter Is Recommended, Having Two Is Not -- The Chart Note Must Support the Bill and Comply with Billing Standards -- Confidentiality in Drop-In Group Medical Appointments -- Step 1: Address Confidentiality in All Promotional Materials -- Step 2: The Physician and Staff Must Be Properly Trained in How to Refer Patients -- Step 3: Have Your Corporate Attorney or Medical Risk Department Draft a Confidentiality Release -- Step 4: All Attendees Must Sign the Confidentiality Release -- Step 5: The Behaviorist Must Discuss Confidentiality in the Introduction -- Step 6: Place the Signed Confidentiality Release in Each Patient's Medical Chart -- Drop-In Group Medical Appointments Are Not Appropriate for All Physicians and Patients -- Physicians for Whom Drop-In Group Medical Appointments Might Not Work -- Physicians with New or Unfilled Practices or with No Access Problems -- Physicians Who Do Not Follow Their Patients over Time -- Physicians Unwilling to Put Time or Energy into Their Shared Medical Appointments -- Physicians Not Willing to Invite All Appropriate Patients During Regular Office Visits -- Part-Time Physicians -- Are There Certain Physician Personalities That Are Unsuitable to Group Visits? -- The Shy, Introverted Physician -- The Physician with Many Worries and Concerns about Starting a Drop-In Group Medical Appointment -- Physicians Perceived as Being Boring, Poor Communicators, or Difficult -- To Be Successful, Physicians Only Need to Be Themselves -- Patients for Whom Drop-In Group Medical Appointments Are and Are Not Appropriate.Patients and Conditions Best Suited to Drop-In Group Medical Appointments -- Drop-In Group Medical Appointments Are Not for All Types of Patients -- Patients Who Do Not Speak the Language -- Patients Too Hearing Impaired or Demented to Benefit -- Patients with Serious Infectious Illnesses -- Patients Having Medical Emergencies -- Patients Needing Complex Medical Procedures or Private Examinations -- Patients Who Opt Not to Attend -- How to DIGMA: The Flow of a Typical Session -- Previsit Work -- Register Patients for the Session -- The Patient Packet -- The Nursing Functions -- Nurses/MAs Stop Calling Patients out When the Behaviorist Gives the Introduction -- Nurse/MA(s) Resume by Next Calling out Any Patients Needing to Leave Early -- Nursing Duties Continue Until All Patients Are Finished, at Which Time the Nurse Returns to Normal Clinic Duties and MA Becomes Care Coordinator -- Approximately 45 Minutes Into the DIGMA Session, the MA Can Become the Care Coordinator -- The Behaviorist's Functions -- Before the Session -- The Behaviorist Starts the Group on Time with an Introduction -- Points Covered in the Behaviorist's Introduction -- Patients Are Encouraged to Return to the DIGMA for Their Next Visit -- The Introduction Ends by Asking If Anyone Needs to Leave Early -- Behaviorist Duties Throughout the Session -- Finish on Time, After Which the Behaviorist Stays Late for a Few Minutes -- The Physician Delivers One Doctor-One Patient Medical Care to Each Patient -- Difficult, Time-Consuming, and Problematic Patients Can Be Handled in Various Ways -- The Physician Completes the Chart Note Immediately After Finishing with Each Patient -- Foster Some Group Interaction, But Not Too Much -- Always Strive to Finish on Time -- Physicians Seldom Need to See More Than One or Two Patients Privately.Once the DIGMA Is over, the Physician Needs to Leave the Group Room Promptly -- Financial Analysis -- Financial Benefits from One Source Alone-Increased Productivity -- Million Dollar Savings from Increased Physician Productivity over Time -- Economic Requirements and Ideal Group Size Coincide -- Consistently Meeting Census Targets Requires Physicians and Support Staff to Personally Invite All Appropriate Patients -- A Fully Used Shared Medical Appointment Group Room Can Create 2.5 Physician Full-Time Equivalents -- Champion Trains Site Champions Throughout the System -- Caution! Caution! Caution! -- Start Your Shared Medical Appointment Program with One of the Established Models -- Drop-In Group Medical Appointments and Physical Shared Medical Appointments Differ Dramatically from Other Group Visit Models -- Do Not Combine Data from Drop-In Group Medical Appointments and Physical Shared Medical Appointments with Other Types of Group Visit Models -- References -- DIGMAs: Strengths, Weaknesses, and Real-Life Examples -- Major Strengths of the Drop-In Group Medical Appointment Model -- DIGMAs Can Be Used Either Alone or in Conjunction with Advanced Clinic Access -- DIGMAs Offer an Efficient Venue for Handling Good Backlog -- Once Achieved, DIGMAs Can Help Maintain Same-Day Access -- DIGMAs Introduce Four Issues with Regard to Advanced Access -- DIGMAs Introduce an Extra Appointment Type -- How Will DIGMAs Be Kept Full Once Open Access Is Achieved? -- DIGMAs Represent a Major Paradigm Shift and Pose Their Own Challenges -- DIGMAs Enable Patients to Be Seen as Often as Needed-i.e., Without Follow-Ups Being Stretched out -- Positive Patient Feedback About Better Access Persuades Even Reluctant Physicians -- Physicians See More Patients and Patients Experience a More Relaxed Pace -- Some Efficiency Gains Come from the Group Milieu Itself.Other DIGMA Efficiency Gains Come from the Physician Delegating to the Team.This book provides the reader with an authoritative reference for today's major group visit models: what they are, their strengths and weaknesses, and how they can best be used together and in combination with traditional individual office visits.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. 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Oncologic Emergencies : by Manzullo, Ellen F.; Gonzalez, Carmen Esther.; Escalante, Carmen P.; Yeung, Sai Ching Jim.; Yeung, Sai-Ching Jim.;
Foreword -- Preface -- Contents -- Contributors -- Chapter 1: Neurologic Emergencies -- Chapter Overview -- Introduction -- Malignant Spinal Cord Compression -- Etiology and Pathophysiologic Mechanisms -- Clinical Manifestations and Findings -- Diagnosis -- Treatment -- Summary -- Seizures in Cancer Patients -- Definitions -- Evaluation of a Cancer Patient with Seizures -- Diagnostic Testing -- Management -- LEV -- Lacosamide -- Alternative Routes of Administration -- NCSE -- Refractory SE -- Conclusion -- Space-Occupying Lesions -- Brain Metastasis -- Diagnostic Work-Up -- Clinical Presentation -- Location-Related Symptoms -- Differential Diagnosis -- Cerebral Edema and Elevated ICP -- Cerebral Herniation Patterns -- Intracranial Hemorrhage -- Blood Pressure Management -- Correction of Coagulopathy -- Central Nervous System Infections -- Conclusion -- Key Practice Points -- Suggested Readings -- Chapter 2: Metabolic and Endocrine Oncologic Emergencies -- Chapter Overview -- Introduction -- Hyponatremia -- Clinical Manifestations -- Approach -- Treatment -- Hypernatremia -- Clinical Manifestations -- Approach -- Treatment -- Hypokalemia -- Clinical Manifestations -- Approach -- Treatment -- Hyperkalemia -- Clinical Manifestations -- Approach -- Treatment -- Hypocalcemia -- Clinical Manifestations -- Approach -- Treatment -- Hypercalcemia -- Clinical Manifestation -- Approach -- Treatment -- Hypomagnesemia -- Clinical Manifestations -- Approach -- Treatment -- Hypermagnesemia -- Clinical Manifestations -- Approach -- Treatment -- Hypophosphatemia -- Clinical Manifestations -- Approach -- Treatment -- Hyperphosphatemia -- Clinical Manifestations -- Approach -- Treatment -- Hyperglycemia -- Clinical Manifestations -- Approach -- Treatment -- Hypoglycemia -- Clinical Manifestations -- Approach -- Treatment -- Adrenal Crisis -- Clinical Manifestations.Approach -- Treatment -- Hypothyroidism -- Clinical Manifestations -- Approach -- Treatment -- Thyrotoxicosis -- Clinical Manifestations -- Approach -- Treatment -- Carcinoid Crisis -- Clinical Manifestations -- Approach -- Treatment -- Key Practice Points -- Suggested Readings -- Chapter 3: Cardiac Emergencies in Cancer Patients -- Chapter Overview -- Introduction -- Cardiac Arrhythmias -- Etiology -- Diagnosis and Management -- Bradycardia -- Etiologies and Mechanisms -- Treatment -- Tachycardia -- Narrow QRS Complex Tachycardia -- Treatment of Regular Narrow QRS Complex Tachycardia -- Treatment of Irregular Narrow QRS Complex Tachycardia -- Wide QRS Complex Tachycardia -- Treatment of Ventricular Tachycardia/Fibrillation -- Treatment of SVT with Aberrancy -- ACS -- Definition -- Pathogenesis -- Diagnosis -- Early Risk Stratification -- Management -- Anti-Ischemic Therapy -- Antiplatelet/Antithrombotic Therapy -- Antiplatelet Therapy -- Aspirin -- Adenosine Diphosphate Receptor Antagonists -- Anticoagulation -- GP IIb/IIIa Inhibitors -- Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia Patients -- Anti-inflammatory Treatment -- Cancer Treatment and ACS -- Conservative Versus Early Invasive Strategy -- Conclusions -- Heart Failure Emergencies in Cancer Patients -- Definition and Classification -- Diagnosis -- Treatment -- Special Considerations in Cancer Patients -- Hypertensive Emergencies in Cancer Patients -- Pericardial Disease-Related Emergencies in Cancer Patients -- Acute Pericarditis -- Pericardial Effusion and Tamponade -- Constrictive Pericarditis -- Key Practice Points -- Suggested Readings -- Chapter 4: Pulmonary and Airway Emergencies -- Chapter Overview -- Introduction -- Pneumothorax -- Pleural Effusion -- Thoracentesis -- Indwelling Tunneled Pleural Catheter -- Pleurodesis with Chest Tube and Thoracoscopic Interventions.Radiation-Induced Lung Injury -- Aspiration Pneumonia -- Hemoptysis -- Malignant Airway Obstruction -- Pulmonary Vascular Disease -- Perioperative Pulmonary Issues -- Pulmonary Complications Associated with Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation -- Diaphragmatic Dysfunction -- Pulmonary Rehabilitation -- Key Practice Points -- Suggested Readings -- Chapter 5: Gastrointestinal Emergencies in the Oncology Patient -- Chapter Overview -- Introduction -- Nausea and Vomiting -- Treatment -- Constipation -- Diarrhea -- Infectious Diarrhea -- Clostridium difficile Infection -- Chemotherapy- and Radiation-Related Diarrhea -- GVHD -- Secretory Diarrhea -- Neuroendocrine Tumors and Diarrhea -- Neutropenic Enterocolitis (Typhlitis) -- Clinical Manifestations -- Treatment -- Esophagitis -- Malignant Gastroparesis -- MBO -- Clinical Diagnosis of MBO -- Causes of Bowel Obstruction in Cancer Patients -- Evaluation -- Management of Bowel Obstruction -- Surgical Management -- Endoscopic Interventions -- GI Bleeding in Cancer Patients -- Etiology and Clinical Manifestations -- Common Causes of UGI Bleeding -- Common Causes of Lower GI Bleeding -- Cancer Patients: Special Situations -- Diagnostic Evaluation and Treatment -- Ascites -- Clinical Manifestations -- Evaluation -- Treatment -- Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis -- Hepatic Encephalopathy -- Pathophysiology -- Clinical Manifestations -- Treatment -- Acute Pancreatitis -- Etiology -- Clinical Presentation -- Diagnosis -- Radiologic Investigations -- Magnetic Resonance Cholangiopancreatography -- Complications -- Treatment -- Acute Cholangitis -- Key Practice Points -- Suggested Readings -- Chapter 6: Nephro-Urologic Emergencies in Patients with Cancer -- Chapter Overview -- Introduction -- Acute Kidney Injury in Cancer Patients -- Multiple Myeloma and AKI -- Electrolyte Abnormalities -- TLS -- Hyponatremia.Hyperkalemia -- Urinary Diversions -- Hematuria -- Hemorrhagic Cystitis -- UTI -- Obstructive Uropathy -- Key Practice Points -- Suggested Readings -- Chapter 7: Rheumatologic/Orthopedic Emergencies -- Chapter Overview -- Introduction -- Arthritis -- Monoarthritis -- Septic Arthritis -- Crystal-Induced Arthritis -- Arthritis Associated with Malignancy -- Diagnosis and Treatment -- Oligoarthritis and Polyarthritis -- Paraneoplastic Syndrome Associated with Polyarthritis -- Myositis -- Pyomyositis -- Pathogenesis -- Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prognosis -- Paraneoplastic Myopathies -- Pathogenesis of Inflammatory Myositis Associated with Cancer -- Emergency Conditions Associated with Inflammatory Myositis -- Treatment and Prognosis -- Skeletal Complications of Cancer and Cancer Treatment -- Primary and Metastatic Musculoskeletal Tumors -- Osteoporosis and Osteoporotic Fractures -- Osteoporotic Fractures -- Avascular Necrosis -- Vasculitis and Vasculitides -- Paraneoplastic Vasculitides -- Raynaud Phenomenon and Digital Ischemia -- Emergency Conditions Associated with Other Co-existing Connective Tissue Diseases -- Conclusion -- Key Practice Points -- Suggested Readings -- Chapter 8: Cancer Care Ethics in the Emergency Center -- Chapter Overview -- Introduction -- Informed Consent and Treatment Refusal -- Case -- Ethical Challenges and Principals -- Cancer Patient with Acute Pain -- Case -- Ethical Challenges and Principles -- Case Continued: The Patient Returns -- Case -- Ethical Challenges and Principles -- Pain, Delirium, and Surrogate Decision-Making -- Case -- Ethical Challenges and Principles -- Resuscitation -- Case -- Ethical Challenges and Principles -- Key Practice Points -- Suggested Readings -- Chapter 9: Emergencies in Infectious Diseases -- Chapter Overview -- Introduction -- Pneumonia in Patients with Cancer -- Epidemiology -- Definitions.Microbiology of Pneumonia in Cancer Patients -- Initial Assessment and Management of Pneumonia in the Cancer Patient -- Diagnostic Testing -- Risk Assessment -- Management -- Neutropenic Fever -- Definitions -- Microbiology -- Risk Assessment -- Evaluation of the Patient with Neutropenic Fever -- Outpatient Treatment of Neutropenic Fever -- Combination Therapy -- Follow-up for the Outpatient with Neutropenic Fever -- Treatment in Neutropenic Febrile Inpatients -- Length of Therapy -- Sepsis -- Definition -- Epidemiology -- Initial Assessment and Management of the Cancer Patient with Sepsis -- Diagnostic Testing -- Interventions/Early Goal-Directed Therapy/Bundles (Application of the 2013 Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines) -- Other Interventions: Supportive Therapy -- Surgical Wound Infections -- Infections Related to Long-Term CVC Use -- Pathophysiology and Etiology -- Diagnosis -- General Management of Catheter-Related Infection -- Key Practice Points -- Suggested Readings -- Chapter 10: Hematologic Emergencies -- Chapter Overview -- Introduction -- Acute Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism -- Clinical Manifestations -- Diagnosis of VTE -- Treatment of Acute VTE -- HVS -- Hyperleukocytosis -- Thrombocytosis -- Anemia -- Hemolytic Anemia -- Decreased Production of RBCs -- Thrombocytopenia -- Acute Hemorrhage -- Overview -- Assessment -- Management -- Blood Transfusion Reactions -- Acute Hemolytic Transfusion Reactions -- TRALI -- Bacterial Contamination -- Severe Allergic (Anaphylactic) Reactions -- Key Practice Points -- Suggested Readings -- Chapter 11: Chemotherapy-Related Emergencies -- Chapter Overview -- Introduction -- Hypersensitivity Reactions -- Clinical Manifestations -- Taxanes -- Platinum-Based Agents -- Asparaginase -- Alkylating Agents -- Anthracyclines -- Antimetabolites -- Topoisomerase Inhibitors.Miscellaneous Chemotherapy.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. 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The SAGES Manual of Groin Pain : by Jacob, Brian P.(DLC)1621093; Chen, David C.; Ramshaw, Bruce.(DLC)1621091; Towfigh, Shirin.;
Intro -- Foreword -- Contents -- Editors and Contributors -- Part I: Primary Groin Pain -- Part II: Secondary Groin Pain -- Part III: Current Debates -- Part IV: Case Reports and Patients' Perspectives -- Index -- 1.: Introduction to Primary and Secondary Groin Pain: What Is Inguinodynia? -- 2.: Groin Pain: A Neurologic and Musculoskeletal Anatomic Review -- 3.: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Types I and II -- 4.: Chief Complaint of Groin Pain: How to Take and Document a Specific Groin Pain History, Exam, and What Studies to Order -- 5.: Groin Pain: An Overview of the Broad Differential Diagnosis -- 6.: Groin Pain Etiology: The Inguinal Hernia, the Occult Inguinal Hernia, and the Lipoma -- 7.: Groin Pain Etiology: Athletic Pubalgia Evaluation and Management -- 8.: Groin Pain Etiology: Hip- Referred Groin Pain -- 9.: Groin Pain Etiology: Spine and Back Causes -- 10.: Groin Pain Etiology: Spermatic Cord and Testicular Causes -- 11.: Groin Pain Etiology: Pudendal Neuralgia -- 12.: Chronic Pelvic Pain in Women -- 13.: Imaging for Evaluation of Groin Pain -- 14.: Perioperative Pain Management: Multi-­modalities to Prevent Postoperative Chronic Pain -- 15.: Chronic Groin Pain Following Anterior Hernia Surgery -- 16.: Chronic Groin Pain Following Posterior Hernia Surgery -- 17.: The Orthopedic Perspective on Groin Pain: The Native and Prosthetic Hip -- 18.: Algorithmic Approach to the Workup and Management of Chronic Postoperative Inguinal Pain -- 19.: Radiologic Evaluation for Postoperative Groin Pain -- 20.: Management of Groin Pain: Interventional and Pharmacologic Approaches -- 21.: Dermatome Mapping: Preoperative and Postoperative Assessment -- 22.: Management of Inguinal Hernia Recurrences (When Pain Is the Primary Symptom) -- 23.: Mesh Removal for Chronic Pain: A Review of Laparoscopic and Open Techniques -- 24.: Open Triple Neurectomy.25.: Laparoscopic Triple Neurectomy -- 26.: Chronic Orchialgia: Workup and Management -- 27.: The Role of Bioactive Prosthetic Material for the Treatment of Sports Hernias -- 28.: Prevention of Pain: Optimizing the Open Primary Inguinal Hernia Repair Technique -- 29.: Prevention of Pain: Optimizing the Laparoscopic TEP and TAPP Techniques -- 30.: Prophylactic Neurectomy Versus Pragmatic Neurectomy -- 31.: Triple Neurectomy Versus Selective Neurectomy -- 32.: Chronic Groin Pain: Mesh or No Mesh -- 33.: Foreign Body Reaction, Fibromyalgia, and Autoimmune Disorders -- 34.: Patient with Groin Pain After an Athletic Event -- 35.: Chronic Post-inguinal Herniorrhaphy Pain: A Patient's Perspective -- 36.: Sports Hernia with Adductor Tendonitis -- 37.: Patient with Groin Pain After a Plug and Patch Hernia Repair -- 38.: Patient with Groin Pain After Open Inguinal Hernia Repair with Mesh -- 39.: Patient with Groin Pain After a Lichtenstein Hernia Repair -- 40.: Patient with Groin Pain After Tissue Repair, Anterior Approach -- 41.: Right Inguinal Hernia with Osteitis Pubis: A Case Report of Osteitis Pubis and Ipsilateral Inguinal Hernia -- 42.: Patient with Chronic Pelvic Pain -- 43.: Thoracolumbar Syndrome -- 44.: Patient with Referred Hip Pain -- 45.: Value-Based Clinical Quality Improvement for Chronic Groin Pain After Inguinal Hernia Repair -- 46.: Patient Care Manager Perspective on Chronic Groin Pain After Hernia Repair -- 47.: Workers' Compensation: An Occupational Perspective on Groin Pain, Including Psychosocial Variables, Causality, and Return to Work -- Boundaries of the Inguinal Canal -- Fascial Layers and the Inguinal Rings -- Anatomical Course and Innervation of the Three Inguinal Nerves -- Anatomy of the Femoral Ring -- Variations in Neuroanatomy and Intraoperative Considerations -- References -- Introduction.Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type I and Type II -- Clinical Management of CRPS -- Pharmacologic Treatment -- Topical Medication -- Intravenous Medications -- Interventional Therapy -- Summary -- References -- Editor's Comment (BPJ) -- Introduction -- History -- Physical Exam -- Radiographic Studies -- Documentation -- Summary -- References -- Introduction -- Inguinal Hernias and Femoral Hernias -- Hip and Groin Pain in the Athlete -- Referred Groin Pain from Lumbar Disc Herniation -- Spermatic Cord and Testicular Causes -- Gynecologic Causes -- Secondary Inguinodynia -- Conclusion -- References -- Inguinal Hernia -- Occult Inguinal Hernia -- Lipoma -- Conclusion -- References -- Introduction -- Occult Hernia -- Osteitis Pubis -- Treatment of Nerve Entrapment Syndromes -- Summary: Putting It All Together -- References -- Introduction -- Anatomy Around the Hip -- Basics of Evaluation -- Groin Pain from the Bone -- Femoroacetabular Impingement -- Labral Tear -- Hip Dysplasia -- Occult Fracture -- Physiological -- Stress Fracture and Pathological Fracture -- Inflammatory Arthritis -- Avascular Necrosis -- Transient Osteoporosis -- Groin Pain from the Soft Tissue -- Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Neuralgia -- Physiological Problems -- Greater Trochanteric and Iliopsoas Bursitis -- Muscle Sprain or Strain -- Sacroiliac Joint Pain -- References -- Introduction -- Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Dysfunction -- Lumbar Disc Degeneration -- Lumbar Stenosis -- Herniated Disc -- Spondylolisthesis -- Neoplasm -- Summary -- References -- Introduction -- Definition -- Epidemiology -- Anatomy -- Acute Groin Pain -- Chronic Groin Pain -- Surgical Management: Chronic Pain -- Conclusion -- References -- Introduction -- Etiology: Types of Pudendal Neuralgia -- Symptoms: What the Patient Experiences -- How to Diagnose Pudendal Neuralgia -- Differential Diagnosis -- Treatment.Surgical Treatment Approach -- Specific Case Discussion: Pudendal Neuralgia as a Complication of Surgical Implantation of Vaginal Mesh -- References -- Introduction -- History and Background -- Endometriosis -- Adenomyosis -- Adhesions -- Myofascial and Musculoskeletal Pain -- Pelvic Congestion Syndrome -- Ovarian Remnant Syndrome -- Pain of Neurosensory Origin -- Vaginal Cuff Pain -- Comorbid Pain Conditions -- Psychological Factors -- Discussion -- Key Points -- References -- Imaging Modalities -- Computed Tomography/Radiography (X-ray) -- Magnetic Resonance -- Ultrasound -- Nuclear -- Imaging Evaluation of Occult Hernias -- References -- Introduction -- Multimodal Pain Therapy -- Multimodal Analgesics for Acute Pain Management -- Perioperative Pain Management Strategies -- Not Routinely Recommended Pre-, Intra-, or Postoperatively -- Summary -- References -- Introduction -- Mesh-Based Repairs -- Complications -- Chronic Post-herniorrhaphy Groin Pain: Definition -- Treatments -- Triple Neurectomy -- Conclusion -- References -- Introduction -- Anatomy -- Differential Diagnosis of Chronic Pain Following Posterior Hernia Repair -- Treatment of Chronic Pain following Posterior Inguinal Hernia Repair -- Preventing Chronic Pain after Posterior Hernia Repair -- References -- Editor's Comment (BPJ) -- Introduction -- Extra-articular Causes of Groin Pain -- Intra-articular Causes of Groin Pain -- Groin Pain after Total Hip Replacement -- Conclusion -- References -- Etiology of CPIP -- Algorithmic Approach -- Timing -- Diagnostics -- Open and Endoscopic Treatment of Neuropathic Pain -- Mesh Removal -- Orchialgia -- Conclusion -- References -- Fluid Collections -- Mesh Complications -- Neurologic Complications -- Other Complications -- References -- Editor's Comment (BPJ) -- Introduction -- Risk Factors -- First-Line Treatments -- Second-Line Treatments.Interventional Targets -- Localizing Options -- Therapeutic Options -- Conclusion -- References -- History -- Introduction -- Technique Description -- Dermatome Mapping Classification -- Clinical Cases -- Conclusion -- References -- Postoperative Pain -- Anterior and Posterior Approach -- Risk Factors -- Evaluation -- Supportive Treatment -- Surgical Options -- Recurrence After Anterior Approach -- Recurrence After Posterior Approach -- Conclusion -- References -- Introduction -- Types of Pain -- Causes of Groin Pain -- Treatment of Chronic Groin Pain After Inguinal Hernia Repair -- Noninvasive Options -- Invasive Nonsurgical Options -- Surgical Options -- Preoperative Management -- Operative Management -- Postoperative Management -- Postoperative Complications -- Prevention of Chronic Groin Pain After Inguinal Hernia Repair -- Incorporating Systems Science Solutions into the Management of Chronic Groin Pain After Inguinal Hernia Repair -- Summary -- References -- Background -- Pain Classification -- Anatomy -- Surgical Management of Neuropathic Pain -- Timing and Patient Selection -- Risks of Surgery -- Technique -- Chronic Pain After Preperitoneal Hernia Repair -- Postherniorrhaphy Orchialgia -- Results -- Conclusion -- References -- Introduction -- Preoperative Workup -- Surgical Approach -- Outcomes -- Discussion -- References -- Introduction -- Anatomy and Function -- Evaluation -- Medical Treatment -- Spermatic Cord Block -- Microsurgical Targeted Denervation of the Spermatic Cord -- Varicocelectomy for Chronic Scrotal Content Pain -- Vasectomy Reversal for Post Vasectomy Pain -- Salvage Interventions Post Targeted Denervation -- Alternative Salvage Interventions -- Summary -- References -- Editor's Comments (ST) -- Introduction -- Basic Differences in Bioactive Prosthetic Materials -- BPM and Inguinal Hernia Repair -- BPM and Sports Hernias.Conclusions.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. 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Liver Disease in Clinical Practice. by Cross, Tim.;
Foreword -- Contents -- Contributors -- Part I: Clinical Manifestations and Approach to Liver Disease -- Chapter 1: Assessment of Liver Function -- Case Study -- Questions -- An Overview of Anatomy and Functions of the Liver -- Metabolic -- Immunologic -- Interpretation of Liver Function Tests -- Tests of Hepatocellular Damage -- Serum Aminotransferases (ALT and AST) [3] -- Alkaline Phosphatase (ALP) [6] -- Isolated GGT Elevation [6] -- Bilirubin -- Test of Liver Synthetic Function -- Prothrombin Time -- Albumin -- Parenchymal Liver Screen -- Liver Fibrosis -- Answer to Question 1 -- Answer to Question 2 -- Answer to Question 3 -- References -- Chapter 2: Liver Decompensation and Acute on Chronic Liver Failure -- Case Study -- Introduction -- ACLF and Prognostication Models -- Pathogenesis of Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure -- "The Gut-Liver Immune Axis" -- Circulatory Dysfunction -- Cardiac Dysfunction (Cirrhotic Cardiomyopathy) -- Renal Failure -- Adrenal Dysfunction (Hepatoadrenal Dysfunction) -- Principles of Management of Liver Decompensation -- General Approach to Management -- Variceal Haemorrhage -- Ascites -- Encephalopathy -- Alcoholic Hepatitis -- Infections and Sepsis -- Renal Failure and Hepatorenal Syndrome -- Adrenal Failure -- Coagulopathy -- Summary -- Case Study Answers -- References -- Chapter 3: Portal Hypertension: Varices -- Case -- Pathophysiology of Portal Hypertension -- Classification of Portal Hypertension -- Portal Hypertension Due to Cirrhosis -- Development of Varices -- Manifestations of Varices -- Diagnosis of Varices -- Surveillance of Varices -- Treatment -- Treatment to Prevent Development of Varices -- Prophylactic Treatment to Prevent First Variceal Haemorrhage -- Treatment of Variceal Haemorrhage -- Medical Therapy -- Endoscopic Variceal Ligation -- Failure of First-Line Therapy -- TIPSS Placement.Secondary Prophylaxis -- Gastric Varices -- Questions -- References -- Chapter 4: Hepatic Encephalopathy -- Case Study -- Introduction -- Definitions and Classification of HE -- Pathophysiology of HE -- Investigations and Diagnosis -- Management of HE -- HE and End-of-Life Care -- Nutrition -- Non-absorbable Disaccharides and Probiotics -- Neomycin and Rifaximin -- Alternative and Novel Therapies -- Answers to Case Study -- Key References -- Chapter 5: Nutritional Management of End-Stage Liver Disease -- Introduction -- Nutritional Assessment Tools -- Contributing Factors to Liver Disease-Related Malnutrition -- Decreased Intake -- Malabsorption -- Metabolic Factors -- Sarcopenia: The Predominant Feature of Malnutrition in Cirrhosis -- Malnutrition and Prognosis -- Nutritional Interventions in Liver Disease -- Oral Diet Recommendations -- Artificial Enteral Nutrition Recommendations -- Parenteral Nutrition Recommendations -- Summary -- References -- Part II: Liver Diseases of Lifestyle, Genes and Metabolism -- Chapter 6: Alcoholic Hepatitis -- Questions on Alcoholic Hepatitis -- Introduction -- Pathophysiology -- Clinical Presentation -- Diagnostic Tests -- Assessing Disease Severity in Alcoholic Hepatitis -- Maddrey's Discriminant Function -- Glasgow Alcoholic Hepatitis Score -- Model of End-Stage Liver Disease (MELD) Score -- Management of Alcoholic Hepatitis -- General Measures -- Alcohol Abstinence -- Prevention and Treatment of Alcohol Withdrawal -- Hydration and Nutritional Support -- Infection Surveillance and Treatment -- Prophylaxis Against Gastric Mucosal Bleeding -- Specific Pharmacological Therapies -- Corticosteroids -- Pentoxifylline -- Other Pharmacological Treatments -- Liver Transplantation -- Conclusion -- Questions on Alcoholic Hepatitis -- References -- Chapter 7: Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease -- Case Study -- Introduction.Pathophysiology -- Natural History -- Making the Diagnosis of NAFLD -- Clinical History and Examination -- Blood Tests -- Imaging -- Non-invasive Markers of Fibrosis in NAFLD -- Scoring Systems -- Transient Elastography -- Non-invasive Markers for NASH -- The Role of Liver Biopsy -- Management -- Weight Loss and Lifestyle Modification -- Interventions for Metabolic Syndrome ± Secondary Benefits on the Liver -- Liver-Specific Agents -- Monitoring Cirrhosis, Liver Transplantation and the Multidisciplinary Approach -- Future Directions -- Answers -- References -- Chapter 8: Genetic Haemochromatosis -- Case Study -- Introduction -- Background -- Iron Pathophysiology -- Disease Expression -- Diagnosis -- Treatment -- Unusual Variants -- Conclusion -- Answers to Case Study -- References -- Chapter 9: The Orphan liver Diseases -- Case -- Questions -- Porphyria -- Overview -- Classification of Porphyrias -- Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Deficiency -- Overview -- Genetics and Epidemiology -- Clinical Presentation -- Diagnosis -- Treatment -- Cystic Fibrosis and Liver Disease -- Overview -- Investigations -- Treatment -- Answers to Case Study Questions -- References -- Part III: Viral Liver Disease -- Chapter 10: Chronic Hepatitis B -- Case Study -- Introduction -- Epidemiology -- Preventative Measures -- Screening -- Immunisation -- Diagnosis and Disease Workup -- Virology -- Structure -- Viral Replication -- Natural History and Immunology -- Acute HBV Infection -- Phases of Chronic HBV Infection -- Management of Chronic Hepatitis B Infection -- Nucleos(t)ide Analogues (NUCs) -- Pegylated-Interferon (Peg-IFN) -- Patient Selection: Who to Treat? -- e-Antigen Positive -- e-Antigen Negative -- Special Populations -- Cirrhotic -- Immunosuppressed -- Pregnancy -- Future Therapies -- Conclusion -- Answers to Case Study -- References -- Chapter 11: Chronic Hepatitis C.Case Study -- Questions -- Background -- Presentation -- Investigation -- Management -- Interferon -- Directly Acting Antiviral Agents (DAAs) -- Answers to Questions -- References -- Part IV: Immune Mediated Liver Disease -- Chapter 12: Autoimmune Hepatitis and Crossover Syndromes -- Case History -- Question 1 -- Question 2 -- Question 3 -- Introduction -- Epidemiology -- Aetiology and Pathogenesis -- Pathology -- Clinical Features -- Differential Diagnosis -- Diagnosis -- Biochemical -- Immunological -- Other Investigations -- Scoring Systems -- Management -- Who Should Be Treated? -- Pharmacological Treatment -- Other Treatment Considerations -- Outcome and Prognosis -- Liver Transplantation -- Special Circumstances -- Pregnancy -- Crossover Syndromes -- PBC-AIH Overlap -- PSC-AIH Overlap -- Summary -- Case history -- Question 1 -- Answer -- Question 2 -- Answer -- Question 3 -- Answer -- Bibliography -- Chapter 13: Primary Biliary Cholangitis -- Questions -- Introduction -- Pathophysiology -- Autoantibodies in PBC -- Natural History of PBC -- AMA-Positive Patients Without Other Features of PBC -- AMA-Negative PBC -- Prognostic Predictors and Prognostic Scoring Systems in PBC -- Clinical Manifestations of PBC -- Fatigue -- Pruritus -- Diagnosis and Histological Staging of PBC -- Treatment of PBC -- Ursodeoxycholic Acid -- Budesonide -- Fibric Acid Derivatives -- Other Treatments for PBC -- Obeticholic Acid -- Other Treatments -- Answers to Questions -- Key References -- Chapter 14: Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis -- Case Study -- Introduction -- Pathogenesis -- Presentation -- Diagnosis -- Investigations -- Bloods -- Imaging -- Biopsy -- Differential Diagnosis -- Management -- Medical Therapy -- Symptom Control -- Complications -- Disease Progression: Prognostic Scores and Stratification -- Transplantation -- Special Situations -- Overlap.Paediatric PSC -- PSC: IBD -- Case and Questions -- References -- Part V: Areas of Special Consideration -- Chapter 15: Pregnancy and Liver Disease -- Case Study -- Questions -- Introduction -- Normal Physiology in Pregnancy -- Pregnancy-Related Liver Diseases -- Hyperemesis Gravidarum -- Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy -- Pre-eclampsia/Eclampsia/HELLP Syndrome -- Acute Fatty Liver of Pregnancy (AFLP) -- Hepatic Haemorrhage and Rupture -- Nonpregnancy-Related Liver Diseases -- Cirrhosis and Portal Hypertension -- Hepatitis B and C Virus Infection and Pregnancy -- Autoimmune Hepatitis and Pregnancy -- Liver Transplantation -- Liver Disease De Novo in Pregnancy -- Acute Viral Infections and Pregnancy -- Pregnancy and Thrombosis -- Gallstones in Pregnancy -- Summary -- Answers to Case Study -- References -- Chapter 16: Diagnosis and Management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma -- Case Study -- Introduction -- Diagnosis of Hepatocellular Carcinoma -- Current Treatment Modalities for Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma -- The Role of HCC Surveillance in at Risk Patients -- The Role of Liver Transplantation in the Management of HCC -- The Role of Downstaging -- Treatment on the Waiting List -- Liver Transplantation as Salvage Therapy -- Delisting HCC Patients -- Improving Existing Therapies -- Future Direction of Systemic Therapy -- Getting More from Sorafenib -- New Drugs and New Targets -- Conclusion -- Answers to Questions -- References -- Chapter 17: Liver Transplantation -- Case Study -- Questions -- Introduction -- Candidates -- Indications for Liver Transplantation -- Prognostic Scoring Systems for End-Stage Liver Disease -- The Model of End-Stage Liver Disease (MELD) -- The United Kingdom Model for End-Stage Liver Disease (UKELD) -- Super-Urgent LT -- Malignant Liver Disease -- Absolute and Relative Contraindications to LT.Pre-transplant Assessment.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. 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Management of Patient Information [electronic resource] : Trends and Challenges in Member States: Based on the Findings of the Second Global Survey on e-Health by Organization, World Health.;
3.7International standards for eHealth; International guidelines documents; Metadata standards; Messaging standards; Medical record standards; Vocabulary standards; 3.8National adoption of standards; Guidelines documents; Standards for indicators used to monitor health and health systems; Standards to identify patients; Individual patient data standards; Vocabulary standards; Messaging standards; Survey metadata standards; 3.9Legal framework and adoption; 3.10Summary of key findings; Conclusions; 4.1Policy and strategy; 4.2Framework for action; References; GlossaryAppendix 1. Methodology of the second global survey on eHealthPurpose; Survey implementation; Survey instrument; Survey development; Data Collector; Preparation to launch the survey; Survey; Limitations; 3.6mHealth and patient information; Data processing; Response rate; Response rate by WHO region; Response rate by World Bank income group; References; Acknowledgments; Executive summary; Introduction; A note on terminology; Patient information systems in the literature; 2.1Maturity and adoption models; Capability Maturity Model; Enterprise ArchitectureAustralian National eHealth Interoperability Maturity ModelInteroperability Maturity Model levels; The HIMSS EMR Adoption Model; 2.2ICT in developing countries; 2.3Benefits of electronic health records; 2.4mHealth; 2.5Interoperability of patient data; 2.6Conclusions drawn from the literature; Analysis of survey results; 3.1Survey methodology; 3.2Collection and use of patient information; Levels of implementation; Format use; 3.3Local health care facilities; Individual patient data; Aggregate patient data; 3.4Regional/District offices; Individual patient data; Aggregate patient data3.5National levelIndividual patient information; Aggregate patient dataEnhancing the competencies of health professionals is only one of the ways health care services can be improved. The management of information in particular has been shown to impact the quality of health care service delivery. A powerful approach is to improve the tools with which health and health-related data and information are collected stored accessed disseminated and used. This publication covers areas related to the management of patient information at three levels (local health care facility regional/district and national). It analyses the trends in the progression from paper-based inf
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