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Common Pitfalls In Sleep Medicine

Author : Ronald D. Chervin
ISBN : 9781107611535
Genre : Medical
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Unrecognized sleep disorders can shorten lives, promote hypertension, augment risk for diabetes, exacerbate metabolic syndrome, increase overall medical care costs, impair cognition, cause motor vehicle crashes, reduce workplace productivity, and greatly diminish quality of life. Sleep problems are among the most common complaints that patients bring to their clinicians, but little medical training is devoted to the field and so sleep disorders tend to remain undiagnosed for many years. The case-based chapters in this book highlight key points and pitfalls in a readable, easily assimilated, and memorable format that should improve a clinician's ability to address, investigate, and manage common sleep disorders. The cases illustrate how clinical skill and occasional wisdom can complement data obtained from laboratory testing. Common Pitfalls in Sleep Medicine will be of particular interest to clinicians and trainees in sleep medicine, neurology, internal medicine, family medicine, pulmonary medicine, otolaryngology, psychiatry, and psychology.

Common Pitfalls In Epilepsy

Author : Dieter Schmidt
ISBN : 9781316409718
Genre : Medical
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Epilepsy is amongst the most frequently encountered of neurological disorders, yet its diagnosis and management is fraught with pitfalls. Issues surrounding differential diagnosis, seizure type, underlying causes, EEG interpretations, treatment options and prognoses can often trip-up clinicians. Common Epilepsy Pitfalls: Case-Based Learning, is a comprehensive guide to anticipating and managing the pitfalls in the diagnosis and management of epilepsy. Real-life cases are presented along with pragmatic recommendations for courses of action that guide the reader through accurate and effective epilepsy diagnosis and treatment. Cases have been chosen to answer key questions such as: the first seizure – is it epilepsy? Which drug? When should stopping treatment be considered? What to do in an epileptic emergency? Containing detailed coverage of psychiatric, social and family issues – and authored by world experts in epilepsy management – this text is invaluable for neurologists, internists, family practitioners and advanced medical students.

Review Of Sleep Medicine E Book

Author : Alon Y. Avidan
ISBN : 9780323473491
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Successfully review sleep medicine whether you plan to improve your sleep medicine competency skills or prepare for the Sleep Medicine Certification Exam with this expanded review-and-test workbook that includes more than 1,400 interactive questions and answers. Now in full color throughout, Review of Sleep Medicine, 4th Edition, by Dr. Alon Y. Avidan, features a new, high-yield format designed to help you make the most of your study time, using figures, polysomnography tracings, EEG illustrations, sleep actigraphy and sleep diaries, tables, algorithms, and key points to explain challenging topics. Includes concise summaries of all aspects of sleep medicine clinical summaries from epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical features, diagnostic techniques, treatment strategies and prognostic implications. Provides a library of assessment questions with comprehensive explanations to help you identify the reasoning behind each answer and think logically about the problems. Offers the expertise of a multidisciplinary global team of experts including sleep researchers, multispecialty sleep clinicians, and educators. The unique strength of this educational resource is its inclusion of all sleep subspecialties from neurology to pulmonary medicine, psychiatry, internal medicine, clinical psychology, and Registered Polysomnographic Technologists. Perfect for sleep medicine practitioners, sleep medicine fellows and trainees, allied health professionals, nurse practitioners, sleep technologists, and other health care providers as review tool, quick reference manual, and day-to-day resource on key topics in sleep medicine. Provides a highly effective review with a newly condensed, outline format that utilizes full-color tables, figures, diagrams, and charts to facilitate quick recall of information. Includes new and emerging data on the function and theories for why we sleep, quality assessment in sleep medicine, and benefits and risks of sleep-inducing medications. Contains new chapters on sleep stage scoring, sleep phylogenic evolution and ontogeny, geriatric sleep disorders and quality measures in sleep medicine.

Common Pitfalls In Cerebrovascular Disease

Author : José Biller
ISBN : 9781316351727
Genre : Medical
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Clinical case studies have long been recognized as a useful adjunct to problem-based learning and continuing professional development. They emphasize the need for clinical reasoning, integrative thinking, problem-solving, communication, teamwork and self-directed learning – all desirable generic skills for health care professionals. This book is a teaching tool that bridges the gap between textbook information and everyday experience of clinicians 'in the trenches'. Leading practitioners bring a practical approach to these complex conditions, highlighting specific areas of diagnostic uncertainty in evaluation and treatment. Each case is taken from real-world clinical practice and reviews the diagnostic and treatment process in a systematic manner, identifying common challenges and potential pitfalls. This concise and useful guide in the Common Pitfalls series provides a step-by-step guide for everyday clinical practice, invaluable to anyone dealing with cerebrovascular disease on a front-line basis. The intended readership is trainees and non-specialist practitioners in neurology, stroke medicine, and neurosurgery.

Common Pitfalls In The Evaluation And Management Of Headache

Author : Elizabeth W. Loder
ISBN : 9781107636101
Genre : Medical
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Discussing real-world cases, this practical guide highlights areas of diagnostic uncertainty and shows common pitfalls in headache diagnosis and treatment.

Atlas Of Clinical Sleep Medicine E Book

Author : Meir H. Kryger
ISBN : 9780323289177
Genre : Medical
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2014 BMA Medical Book Awards Highly Commended in Internal Medicine category! Accurately diagnose and treat adult and pediatric sleep disorders with exceptional visual guidance from world-renowned sleep expert Dr. Meir H. Kryger. Atlas of Clinical Sleep Medicine is an easy-to-read, highly illustrated atlas that details the physiologic, clinical, morphologic, and investigational aspects of the full range of sleep disorders you encounter in everyday practice -- and helps you interpret the visual manifestations of your patients sleep disorders so you can manage them most effectively. ".. a nice addition to your library and a powerful teaching tool in a training program." Reviewed by Sleep Breath, Oct 2014 "As a regular teacher on the same range of sleep disorders, one of its best features is excellent online access (to all the pictures, graphs, polysomnography traces and patient videos)." Reviewed by Advances in Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation (ANCR), Jan 2015 Visually grasp how sleep affects each body system thanks to a full-color compendium that correlates the physiology of sleep with the relevant findings. Determine the best and most up-to-date drug therapy with information about the latest drugs available as well as those in clinical trials. Compare your patients’ polysomnograms to a wealth of high-quality recordings taken from the latest machines used by institutions around the world. Score, interpret, and diagnose sleep disorders employing the scoring rules from the latest AASM scoring manual. Stay current with the latest on sleep and psychiatric disease, circadian desynchrony, dreaming, insomnia, home sleep testing, new sleep apnea treatments, and more. Understand the correlation between sleep and other health issues – such as stroke and heart failure. Find diagnostic and treatment information quickly and easily thanks to a highly illustrated, easy-to-read format that highlights key details. Access the fully searchable text as well as all of the book’s illustrations, more than 20 patient interview videos, over 40 sleep lab videos, and 200-plus polysomnogram fragments at Expert Consult.

Common Epilepsy Pitfalls

Author : Dieter Schmidt
ISBN : 9780521279710
Genre : Medical
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Epilepsy is amongst the most frequently encountered of neurological disorders, yet issues surrounding differential diagnosis, underlying causes, seizures, EEGs, treatment options and prognoses can often trip clinicians. Common Epilepsy Pitfalls is a comprehensive guide to anticipating and managing the pitfalls in the diagnosis and management of epilepsy.

Strong Medicine

Author : Arthur Hailey
ISBN : 9781504022200
Genre : Fiction
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Master storyteller Arthur Hailey’s New York Times–bestselling novel takes readers behind the scenes of the billion-dollar pharmaceutical drug industry It starts as a routine case: Mary Rowe contracts hepatitis from unclean drinking water, and the infection should work its way out of her system in a few days. But when the illness worsens and she slips into a coma, Dr. Andrew Jordan is forced to tell Rowe’s husband that his wife is dying. It’s 1957 and there simply isn’t a drug that can save her. Pharmaceutical saleswoman Celia de Grey then offers Dr. Jordan a sample of an experimental drug that cures the dying woman overnight. This marks the beginning of an epic journey—and a great romance—for a dedicated internist and an idealistic, ambitious woman. The miracle cure establishes de Grey as a rising star within the industry. But as the years pass, she and her husband, Dr. Jordan, begin to realize that her bosses are driven not by the desire to eradicate disease, but by greed. Millions can be made in matters of life and death—for those who don’t mind getting blood on their hands.

Medical Nutrition And Disease

Author : Lisa Hark
ISBN : 9781118652435
Genre : Medical
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Medical Nutrition and Disease: A Case-Based Approach is an ideal way for medical students, physician assistant students, dietetic students, dietetic interns and medical residents to advance their nutrition knowledge and skills. Dietitians in clinical practice and dietetic educators will also benefit from the updated nutrition concepts and case-based approach. The 5th edition of this best-selling text has been fully updated and includes 13 chapters and 29 cases, with 6 brand new cases covering many of the scenarios faced in everyday clinicians practice. The text is a practical guide to the role that nutrition plays in disease prevention, treatment and management and also provides 48 self-study continuing education credits for dietitians. Medical Nutrition and Disease: • Features learning objectives and current references in every chapter and case. • Teaches you how to diagnose and manage nutritional problems, integrate nutrition into clinical practice, and answer your patients' most common questions. • Includes nutritional advice for specific patient groups, such as children, teenagers, pregnant women, and older adults. • Includes contributions from nationally recognized nutritionists and physicians who teach nutrition in medical schools, and undergraduate and graduate dietetic programs. Registered dietitians can earn 48 C.E. credits from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics by successfully completing the updated multiple choice questions included in the book. Everything has been pre-approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration and there are no additional fees.

Common Movement Disorders Pitfalls

Author : Alberto J. Espay
ISBN : 9780521147965
Genre : Medical
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The many powerful lessons in this case-based book convey clinical pearls on diagnostic or therapeutic issues in movement disorders.

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