The Ketogenic Diet For Type 1 Diabetes

Author: Ellen Davis
Publisher: Ellen Davis
ISBN: 9781943721054
Size: 60.78 MB
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As a treatment for diabetes, the current American Diabetes Association guidelines are a disaster for Type 1 diabetics. The ADA recommendations actually make blood sugar control much harder and increase the danger of hypoglycemic episodes. The Ketogenic Diet for Type 1 Diabetes eBook provides the practical information to implement a ketogenic diet in the context of managing insulin needs. Coauthored with Dr. Keith Runyan, a physician who treats his own type 1 diabetes with a ketogenic diet (with the result of an HbA1c of 5.0) the book contains over 300 pages of referenced, applicable information on getting off the blood sugar roller coaster, avoiding hypoglycemia, lowering HbA1c test results and avoiding diabetic complications.

Paces For The Mrcp

Author: Tim Hall
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702054666
Size: 29.75 MB
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The 3rd edition of PACES for the MRCP has been fully revised and updated throughout to retain its pole position as the textbook to accompany core medical training (CMT) and prepare candidates for success in the Practical Assessment of Clinical Examination Skills and a future specialty career. Features Fully revised for the new Station 5 and completely updated throughout. Promotes understanding and deeper learning of modern medicine applicable to PACES and the specialist registrar. Emphasis on clinical assessment – history-taking, examination and communication skills – equipping candidates with appropriate differential diagnoses from which to develop the right diagnosis. Encourages candidates to question why a diagnosis has arisen and consider its consequences. For example, ‘Heat failure’ is a not a diagnosis until a candidate has considered the differential diagnoses of breathlessness and decided why heart failure is most likely, and then considered its cause (not always ischaemic heart disease), its presentation (acute, chronic, left or right ventricular or both) and, most importantly, the effects of it and its treatments on a patient’s life. This 3rd edition of PACES for the MRCP continues to provide fully revised, up-to-date, evidence-based coverage of investigations and treatments. Whilst the emphasis of PACES is on clinical skills, candidates who understand when, for example, a patient with rheumatoid arthritis might benefit from a biologic agent and how this will influence inflammatory disease, is better equipped for success. A one-volume text giving candidates complete preparation for the PACES exam within one portable volume 250 cases organised into the 5 stations of the PACES exam – respiratory and abdominal system, history taking, cardiovascular and nervous system, communication and ethics and skin, locomotion, eyes and endocrine systems Engaging question-and-answer approach at the end of each case – excellent preparation for the exam Boxed tips highlight vital information – helps identify what is most important to remember Produced in full colour throughout Colour coding for each station Many more illustrations added - now over 300 clinical photographs and line drawings in colour Many more cases added, bringing the number up to 250 - 50 per station History-taking and communication skills stations now revised so that they exactly mimic the requirements of the exam

Medical Biochemistry E Book

Author: John W Baynes
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455745812
Size: 24.90 MB
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Brought to you in a thorough yet accessible manner, the new edition of Medical Biochemistry gives access to all of the latest information on basic and clinically focused genetic and molecular biology. Featuring a team of contributors that includes investigators involved in cutting-edge research as well as experienced clinicians, this updated medical textbook offers a unique combination of both research and practice that's ideal for today's problem-based integrated courses. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Relate biochemistry to everyday practice with the help of Clinical Boxes integrated into the text, and access in-depth coverage of important topics - including recent research in biochemistry - through Advanced Concept Boxes. Test your knowledge and improve retention with Active Learning Boxes at the conclusion of each chapter, and quickly review the most common lab tests performed with convenient Clinical Test Boxes. Effectively study the most updated information in biochemistry with the help of a dynamic, full-color design. Better understand the relationship between science and clinical practice with material organized by organ rather than system. Gain a thorough understanding of biomarkers and their uses with brand-new information on the subject. Access today's most recent research regarding Gene Therapy, Proteomics and Recombinant DNA Techniques, Role of Kidney in Metabolism, and Neurochemistry.

Porth Pathophysiology

Author: Charlotte Pooler
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1605477818
Size: 63.68 MB
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The well respected textbook Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States has now been fully adapted for Canadian undergraduate nursing and health professions students. Like the original text, this Canadian edition includes a review of anatomy and physiology and treatment information for commonly occurring disease states. Pediatric, geriatric, and pregnancy deviations are integrated throughout and highlighted with icons for easy identification. Canadian content includes Canadian healthcare statistics regarding incidence; cultural variations, with a focus on native population and largest immigrant populations; Canadian research and researchers; Canadian treatment protocols and guidelines; and commonly occurring disease concerns based on Canadian statistics.

Obstetrics Gynaecology

Author: David M. Luesley
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1482233835
Size: 28.16 MB
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Modelled after the current MRCOG curriculum, the new edition of this bestselling book provides all the information a specialist registrar in obstetrics and gynaecology or senior house officer needs during training or when preparing for the MRCOG examination. Obstetrics & Gynaecology: An Evidence-based Text for MRCOG covers the latest professional guidelines and developments in obstetrics and gynaecology and continues to provide an easily accessible source of information for those practising as specialists. The book’s subsections within obstetrics and gynaecology are divided in line with the RCOG trainee logbook. The text is consistently structured throughout to ensure ease of reference with standardized headings including definitions, incidence, aetiology, investigations and management. Focusing on standards and an evidence-based approach, each chapter includes material on MRCOG standards in an easy-to-consult format. Information on evidence-based medicine is also included to provide a rapid summary of the evidence relating to the interventions and treatments discussed. This text will continue to be an invaluable companion to the higher training of obstetricians and gynaecologists and a useful ready reference for those in established practice.

Practical General Practice

Author: Alex Khot
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702049093
Size: 49.61 MB
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Practical General Practice is a highly practical manual, specifically designed for use during the consultation process. Containing over 1000 conditions, the unique underlying structure of the book allows the GP to see immediately what treatment is recommended and why. All recommendations are highly specific - giving a firm guide to the GP during the consultation process rather than a list of possibilities that the GP might wish to consider. Bullet points for action which give the GP an immediate summary of the issues that must be covered in the consultation. Bullet points of the key evidence which justifies those recommendations. All chapters thoroughly revised, to reflect changes in the evidence, and in major guidelines, since the last edition. NNT values provided when available

Tintinalli S Emergency Medicine 7th Ed Mcgraw Hill 2011

Author: Judith E. Tinitinallis
Publisher: Bukupedia
ISBN:
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The 7th edition comes 32 years after the publication of the first Study Guide by American College of Emergency Physicians in 1978! The textbook changes over the years have mirrored the complexity and expansion of the practice of emergency medicine. Emergency physicians are specialists in time-focused treatments such as trauma, stroke, shock, and heart attack, and the 7th edition provides the most contemporary information as possible for acute conditions. Emergency Medicine is the only population-based specialty and is the only specialty that serves as the safety net for those with illnesses, injuries, socioeconomic barriers to care, and conditions that require the mobilization of resources for care on a 24/7 basis. We have expanded the scope of the book to represent all those conditions for which patients seek ED care, and to include recommendations for transitions of care to inpatient and outpatient services. We have tried to construct the book so it is a primary resource for ED conditions from A to Z—well, almost A to Z—Air Transport to Xanthines. As a primary resource, the 7th edition has expanded procedure content and provides a series of procedure videos to accompany this text. The full collection of videos is available on AccessEmergencyMedicine.com, and the collection will continue to expand. The video collection with this text is aimed at both learner and teacher, to learn and teach the precise steps and potential errors with each procedure. Emergency Medicine is a global specialty and is officially recognized as a specialty in nearly 50 countries around the world. The problems, challenges, and practices of emergency are globally similar. The 7th edition is notable for contributions by emergency physicians from 17 countries. The editors of the 7th edition are all actively practicing emergency physicians, and their guidance, insight, and careful attention have been invaluable in its preparation. Thank you Steve, John, David, Rita, and Garth. Barbara Steckler, BS, EMT-P, has served as our managing editor in Chapel Hill and has been invaluable in managing the manuscripts for us. Many of our medical illustrations have been drawn by Cinnamon Larson, PhD. We have been fortunate to work with Anne Sydor, PhD, as our McGraw-Hill Medical Editor. Anne has special gifts in project organization and management, as well as an in-depth knowledge of medical science. Anne’s commitment to this project has been exemplary, and I can honestly say that her energy and perseverance have enabled us to produce the best edition ever. Judith E. Tintinalli, MD, MS Editor-in-Chief Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Creasy And Resnik S Maternal Fetal Medicine Principles And Practice E Book

Author: Michael F Greene
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437721354
Size: 78.41 MB
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In your practice, you require advanced knowledge of the obstetrical, medical, genetic and surgical complications of pregnancy and their effects on the mother and fetus. With both basic science and clinical information, six new chapters, and an updated color design, you need look no further than the 6th edition of this long-time best seller. Includes both basic science and clinical information to give you comprehensive knowledge of the biology of pregnancy. Acts as an excellent resource for OB/GYNs studying for their Maternal-Fetal Medicine boards — and for practitioners who need quick access to practical information. Provides an updated and focused reference list to keep you up to date on the standards of care in maternal-fetal medicine today. Keeps you current with a new section: Disorders at the Maternal-Fetal Interface...and 6 new chapters: Biology of Parturition, Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, Intrapartum Assessment of Fetal Health, Pathogenesis of Pre-term Birth, Maternal and Fetal Infectious Disorders, and Benign Gynecological Conditions of Pregnancy. Features over 50% new authorship with increased focus on international perspectives. Includes the following hot topics in Maternal-Fetal Medicine: o Biology of Parturition o Fetal Growth o Prenatal Genetic Screening and Diagnosis o Fetal Cardiac Malformations and Arrhythmias o Thyroid Disease and Pregnancy o Management of Depression and Psychoses during Pregnancy and the Puerperium Focuses on evidence based medicine, the current best practice in MFM for diagnosing and treating high risk pregnancies. Includes new illustrations and an updated, color design.

Mayes Midwifery E Book

Author: Sue Macdonald
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702045969
Size: 35.74 MB
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Mayes’ Midwifery, an established key textbook for students and qualified midwives, contains essential knowledge for professional practice. For this 14th edition, each section and chapter has been fully updated and enhanced by leading authors to ensure the text complies with contemporary practice and current guidelines. Added benefits are the availability of a variety of additional online resources for each chapter, including case studies, video and website links, and a bank of multiple-choice questions to test knowledge. With a strong emphasis on normal birth, the book covers the spectrum of midwifery-related topics applied to practice, providing a foundation of knowledge, and encouraging independent thought through the use of reflective exercises in each chapter and online. The book provides midwives with material that meets individual ways of learning and supports current modes of midwifery education. Mayes’ Midwifery is the text for initial preparation and for ongoing midwifery practice. New chapters on essential contemporary issues: Vulnerable women Perspectives on the future of midwifery, in a global context Evidence-based information to guide best practice Learning outcomes and Key Points in all chapters Reflective activities Now with an integrated website offering additional resources and material including: Multiple-choice questions for self-testing Case studies Reflective activities to consolidate your professional development Useful additional reading, resources and weblinks Expanded topics Downloadable materials including illustrations

Tintinalli S Emergency Medicine A Comprehensive Study Guide Seventh Edition

Author: Judith Tintinalli
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071770062
Size: 41.29 MB
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The landmark emergency medicine text is now in full color 17 additional chapters available for download With 418 contributors representing over 120 medical centers around the world, Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine is the most practical and clinically rigorous reference of its kind. It covers everything from prehospital care, disaster preparedness, and basic resuscitative techniques, to all the major diseases requiring emergency treatment, such as pulmonary emergencies, renal and GU disorders, and hemophilia. This authoritative, in-depth coverage makes this classic text indispensible not only in emergency departments, but also for residents and practitioners when studying or preparing for any exam they may face. While continuing to provide the most current information for acute conditions, the seventh edition of Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine has been substantially revised and updated to cover all of the conditions for which patients seek emergency department care in a concise and easy-to-read-manner. NEW Features Full-color design with more figures and tables than ever Reader-friendly chapter presentation makes it easy to find important material Updated tables covering drugs and important clinical information Patient safety considerations and injury prevention are integrated into chapters, as appropriate Total revision of the dermatology section enables diagnosis by lesion description and body area affected, and provides current treatment Organ systems sections reorganized to reflect considerations for actual clinical practice. New chapters: New adult chapters include Natural Disasters, Aneurysms of the Aorta and Major Arteries; Hip and Knee Pain, Aortic Dissection; Acute Urinary Retention; Subarachnoid Hemorrhage and Intracranial Bleeding; Clotting Disorders; Community–acquired Pneumonia and Noninfectious Pulmonary Infiltrates; Type I Diabetes; Type II Diabetes; Anemia; Tests of Hemostasis; Clotting Disorders; Head Injury in Adults and Children; the Transplant Patient; Grief, Death and Dying; and Legal Issues in Emergency Medicine. Twelve new pediatric chapters including The Diabetic Child, Hematologic-Oncologic Emergencies, Ear and Mastoids, Eye Problems in Infants and Children, Neck Masses, GI Bleeding, Nose and Sinuses, Urologic and Gynecologic Procedures in children, Renal emergencies in children, Behavioral and Psychiatric Disorders in children, Pediatric Procedures, Pediatric ECG Interpretation Greater coverage of procedures throughout for the most common conditions seen in the emergency department. Available content for download includes an additional 17 chapters, such as Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Principles of Imaging, Prison Medicine, Military Medicine, The Violent Patient, Forensics, Wound Ballistics, and Drug Interactions. Free downloads also feature videos and animations for teaching and learning performance of important procedures, especially Ultrasound-Guided Procedures