The Essentials

Author: Robert Fletcher,Robert Fletcher, MD, Msc,Suzanne W. Fletcher

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1469826259

Category: Medical

Page: 272

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Now in its Fifth Edition, Clinical Epidemiology: The Essentials is a comprehensive, concise, and clinically oriented introduction to the subject of epidemiology. Written by expert educators, this text introduces students to the principles of evidence-based medicine that will help them develop and apply methods of clinical observation in order to form accurate conclusions. The Fifth Edition includes more complete coverage of systematic reviews and knowledge management, as well as other key topics such as abnormality, diagnosis, frequency and risk, prognosis, treatment, prevention, chance, studying cases and cause.
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Author: Leon Gordis

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783932091636

Category: Epidemiology

Page: 365

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Wie die Spanische Grippe die Gesellschaft veränderte

Author: Laura Spinney

Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG

ISBN: 3446259589

Category: History

Page: 384

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Der Erste Weltkrieg geht zu Ende, und eine weitere Katastrophe fordert viele Millionen Tote: die Spanische Grippe. Binnen weniger Wochen erkrankt ein Drittel der Weltbevölkerung. Trotzdem sind die Auswirkungen auf Gesellschaft, Politik und Kultur weitgehend unbekannt. Ob in Europa, Asien oder Afrika, an vielen Orten brachte die Grippe die Machtverhältnisse ins Wanken, womöglich beeinflusste sie die Verhandlung des Versailler Vertrags und verursachte Modernisierungsbewegungen. Anhand von Schicksalen auf der ganzen Welt öffnet Laura Spinney das Panorama dieser Epoche. Sie füllt eine klaffende Lücke in der Geschichtsschreibung und erlaubt einen völlig neuen Blick auf das Schicksalsjahr 1918.
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Author: Jeanne Daly

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520931442

Category: Medical

Page: 290

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Patient management is the central clinical task of medical care. Until the 1970s, there was no generally accepted method of ensuring a scientific, critical approach to clinical decision making. And while traditional clinical authority was under attack, there was increasing concern about the way in which doctors made decisions about patient care. In this book, Jeanne Daly traces the origins, essential features, and achievements of evidence-based medicine and clinical epidemiology over the past few decades. Drawing largely on interviews with key players, she offers unique insights into the ways that practitioners of evidence-based medicine set out to generate scientific knowledge about patient care and how, in the process, they reshaped the way medicine is practiced and administered.
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Using Clinical Epidemiology

Author: Suhail Doi

Publisher: Palgrave

ISBN: 9781420256697

Category: Medical

Page: 217

View: 9993

Understanding Evidence in Health Care delivers the essentials of clinical epidemiology for health practitioners, enabling them to practise evidence-based health care. Divided into two parts, Understanding Evidence in Health Care explains both the key concepts behind research output and how to interpret and apply the research. It teaches health care professionals how to: how to have an effective understanding of published reports, interact with hard-to-find and hard-to-understand terminology, and get real understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of scientific information in their field. Understanding Evidence in Health Care develops the reader's skills in a logical flow of background principles, useful data examples, clearly explained tables and figures, and end-of-chapter readings and exercises, thus offering invaluable guidance to doctors, nurses and health professionals in all fields.
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Author: Roger P. Smith,Paul J. Turek

Publisher: Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag

ISBN: 3437596586

Category: Medical

Page: 336

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Hier sind Wissenschaft und Ästhetik aufs Beste vereint! Der Anatomie-Atlas der Extraklasse: aktuell, verlässlich und effektiv. Ideal für Sammler und Liebhaber und für alle, die sich für Kunst und Medizin interessieren! Dr. Frank H. Netter, dem einzigartigen Arzt, Künstler und Lehrer gelang es, seine drei Berufe so optimal zu vereinen, dass daraus die berühmte „Netter Collection of Medical Illustrations“ entstand.Als erster Band der Gesamtreihe erscheint jetzt das Reproduktionssystem in deutscher Sprache. Die von Frank H. Netter erstellten Abbildungen wurden in einen modernen Kontext gestellt – mit neuen ergänzenden Zeichnungen und Abbildungen der modernen Bildgebung (CT, MRT usw.).
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Epidemiology, Medicine, and the Public’s Health

Author: Kerr L. White

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461231647

Category: Medical

Page: 278

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My conviction is that the matters addressed in this volume are of transcendental importance if we are to face up to the challenges of the 1990s and beyond. How, for instance, are we to cope with a truly ecological approach to public health and all its concomitant changes of risk groups worldwide unless there is a full appre ciation of the popUlation perspective throughout the health establishment? The global village has achieved a measure of interdependence requiring recognition by all concerned with the health of both individuals and communities that there is an urgent need to share our knowledge and deploy our resources in the best interests of people everywhere. The history of public health initiatives, the origins of epidemiology, and the tragic separation-virtually a divorce--of public health from medicine recounted in the chapters that follow argue strongly for an early rapprochement. Health professionals who complement each other's knowledge and skills can be reunited through their common reliance on epidemiology as a major fundamental science for the entire health enterprise. Henceforth, epidemiology should be ranked in importance with cellular and molecular biology, immunology, and the social and systems sciences; all are essential if we are to cope with the vast array of diseases and disorders that face us in both the developed and developing worlds. We need more first-rate laboratory scientists, clinicians, nurses, aides, village health work ers, and managers committed to serving the public.
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Grundlagen, Methoden und klinische Anwendungen der Durchflusszytometrie ; 163 Tabellen

Author: Ulrich Sack,A. Tarnok,G. Rothe

Publisher: Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers

ISBN: 3805579284

Category: Medical

Page: 1111

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Das vorliegende Buch ist die einzige umfassende, deutschsprachige Darstellung der Durchflusszytometrie und ihrer Anwendungen. Während einige Techniken der Immunphänotypisierung mit der Durchflusszytometrie bereits zu Routineverfahren in der Laboratoriumsmedizin geworden sind, beginnen sich neue Methoden der funktionellen Charakterisierung von Zellen, der Analyse seltener Zellen und der Diagnostik aus komplexen Materialien erst zu etablieren. Durch neue Ansätze wie die objektträgergebundene Zytometrie wird der Einsatz dieser Verfahren weiter zunehmen. Multiparameteranalysen und Miniaturisierung sind weitere Schritte zur Verbesserung der Analytik. Das Buch bietet eine umfassende, fundierte und detaillierte Zusammenstellung aller Aspekte der Durchflusszytometrie in Forschung und Klinik. Neueinsteigern gibt es eine fundierte Einführung, fortgeschrittenen Anwendern spezielle Protokolle und Interpretationshilfen.
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Author: Miquel Porta

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199390053

Category: Medical

Page: 352

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This sixth edition of A Dictionary of Epidemiology -- the most updated since its inception -- reflects the profound substantive and methodological changes that have come to characterize epidemiology and its associated disciplines. Sponsored by the International Epidemiological Association, this book remains the essential reference for anyone studying or working in epidemiology, biostatistics, public health, medicine, or the growing number health sciences in which epidemiologic competency is now required. More than just a dictionary, this text is an essential guidebook to the state of the science. It offers the most current, authoritative definitions of terms central to biomedical and public health literature -- everything from confounding and incidence rate to epigenetic inheritance and Number Needed to Treat. As epidemiology continues to change and grow, A Dictionary of Epidemiology will remain its book of record.
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Author: Sebastien Buczinski,Jean-Michel Vandeweerd

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455743232

Category: Medical

Page: 164

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A comprehensive review of evidence-based medicine for the food animal practitioner! Topics include: evidence-based veterinary medicine: principles, applications and perceptions in veterinary medicine, systemic review in the evidence-based veterinary medicine: material and methods, evidence related to the use of ancillary drugs in bovine respiratory disease (anti-inflammatory and others: are they justified or not?, evidence-based use of prokinetic drugs for abomasal disorders in calves and cows, what is the best therapeutic option between intramammary and systemic antibiotic treatment and between intramammary antibiotics?, evidence-based management of infectious certifiable diseases, evidence-based veterinary medicine concerning vaccinal efficiency against clostridial diseases in calves, evidence based therapeutical options for hepatic lipidosis in dairy cows : dextrose, insulin, and others?, and evidence based effectiveness concerning vaccination against mannheimia haemolytica, pasteurella multocida and histophilus somni in feedlot cattle, and much more!
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Author: J. Candell-Riera,D. Ortega-Alcalde

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9401119848

Category: Medical

Page: 401

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The most salient feature of the infor last four chapters of the book evaluate the mation provided by nuclear medicine is its information from an analytical and pathophysiological and functional charac statistical point of view. This approach is ter. For adequate experimental or clinical required for correct decision-making. interpretation, such information should This book is therefore the result of necessarily be interpreted alongside the accumulated experience in nuclear cardiology views of the clinical cardiologist, who is with the invaluable cooperation of medical able to apply it to the individual patient. statisticians. It is directed to physicians This approach, which is routine in every with an interest in nuclear cardiology, to day clinical practice, reaches its plenitude nuclear medicine specialists wishing to when the whole process is completed and learn the uses and limitations of these an intimate cooperation is established procedures in everyday clinical cardiology, between the nuclear medicine specialist and to cardiologists who feel the need to and the clinical cardiologist. In such understand the rationale and methodology instances, each one of these professionals of the studies which benefit their patients. understands the needs, limits and possi We understand that the ultimate reason bilities of the other. for any scientific book is the transmission The present book is the fruit of such of knowledge, and we are fully conscious cooperation. In our hospital, an efficient of the enthusiasm of the authors of the nuclear cardiology team has been made up present text to achieve that aim.
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Theory & Multidisciplinary Practice

Author: Ardene Robinson Vollman,Elizabeth T. Anderson,Judith M. McFarlane

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781784269

Category: Medical

Page: 554

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This is the Canadian adaptation of the Fifth Edition of the AJN award-winning Community as Partner text. Focusing on public health promotion practices in Canada, this text examines the contemporary public health nurse's role as a hands-on caregiver, community detective, and epidemiologist. Part One provides a Canadian perspective on community nursing practice and legal, ethical, and sociocultural considerations. Part Two presents the Community as Partner Model, and Part Three contains case studies with Canadian examples. This edition places more emphasis on supportive environments for health, the five strategies of the Ottawa Charter, primary health care, and rural communities.
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Praktische Intensivmedizin

Author: Paul L. Marino,Götz Geldner,Tilmann Müller-Wolff

Publisher: "Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag"

ISBN: 3437170325

Category: Medical

Page: 912

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Ob Weiterbildungsassistent auf der Intensivstation oder erfahrener Arzt: das ICU-Buch - Praktische Intensivmedizin macht es Ihnen leicht, die oft sehr komplexen Vorgänge bei z.T. multimorbiden Patienten zu verstehen, die richtigen Prioritäten zu setzen und begründete diagnostische und therapeutische Entscheidungen zu treffen. Das Buch spannt den Bogen von der Physiologie über gebräuchliche Arbeitstechniken bis hin zu konkreten und klinisch begründeten Behandlungskonzepten bei speziellen Erkrankungen. Detaillierte Diagnostik und differenzierte Therapie werden problemorientiert dargestellt Die Interdisziplinäre Herangehensweise wird den oft vielschichtigen Erkrankungen gerecht Neu in der 5. Auflage: Komplett überarbeitet und aktualisiert unter Betonung neu erschienener Übersichtsartikel und klinischer Leitlinien 5 zusätzliche Kapitel: Gefäßkatheter, Berufsbedingte Expositionen, Alternative Beatmungsverfahren, Pankreatitis und Leberinsuffizienz sowie Nichtmedikamentöse Toxidrome Komplett in Farbe - das macht das Buch maximal lesefreundlich „Resümee" für die Praxis am Kapitelende unterstützt Sie bei der Umsetzung im Klinikalltag 246 neue Abbildungen und 199 neue Tabellen visualisieren die Inhalte und zeigen Ihnen alles Wichtige auf einen Blick Inhalte adaptiert entsprechend deutscher und europäischer Leitlinien/Empfehlungen sowie gesetzlicher Vorgaben
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Author: Benjamin Lahey

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461398207

Category: Psychology

Page: 326

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A decade ago, Advances in Clinical Child Psychology was conceived to provide approximately annual updates on the forward edge of research and practice in this rapidly growing field. A look back at the 56 chapters published in previous volumes provides a broad overview of the direc tion of advancement in clinical child psychology, at least as viewed by one collection of editors, consulting editors, and authors. The trends are clear: There have been decreasing numbers of advances in modes and methods of therapy, an increasing emphasis on the family, a renewed interest in experimental psychopathology (studies of classification, etiol ogy, and prognosis), a growing rapprochement between biological and psychological perspectives, and continued strong interest in cognition and social relationships. The current volume clearly shows these directions in the growth of the field. One chapter discusses etiology, four are concerned with the psychopathology of specific diagnostic categories, one takes an ex panded cognitive approach to social competence, and two look at the family system by examining the effects of male parents and children on other members of the family. A final chapter opens discussion on the important topic of the nature of excellence in the training of clinical child psychologists. It is hoped that this chapter will initiate a national di alogue on this multifaceted and often neglected topic.
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Author: Richard B. Birrer

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461246245

Category: Medical

Page: 1300

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Now, more than ever, Family Medicine is alive and well in the United States. The base of this medical specialty has traditionally been in the smaller cities, suburban communities, and rural areas of this country. Over the past decade, however, there has been a resurgence of interest in primary care in our major metropolitan areas as a solution to the high tech subspecialty pace of the tertiary care environment. A rebirth of urban family medicine has accompanied these pioneering efforts. To date, the accomplishments are substantial and the prospects are bright. There is still a long way to go and there are a significant number of hurdles to cross. Although diseases are generally the same wherever you are, their effects as illness on the individual and the family are strongly influenced by the environment and social milieu. Urban families have distinctive and diverse problems-cultural, economic, and ethnic. Training pro grams situated in the large cities must recognize these issues and include special emphasis on the situations that the family physician is likely to encounter during and after his training. There is very little research literature on the background and nature of special urban problems and these areas are the subject of several chapters of this long overdue volume devoted specifically to urban family medicine. Dr. Birrer has persuaded true experts to share their knowledge with the reader.
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Author: Frank H. Netter,Thorleif Etgen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783131239723

Category: Neurology

Page: 535

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Strategies for Surgical Investigators

Author: H. Troidl,W.O. Spitzer,B. McPeek,david mulder,Martin F. Bach

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642969429

Category: Medical

Page: 381

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emerging on the surgical scene to challenge or For some readers, the title of this book will im thodoxy. Although these innovations are often mediately raise the question, what exactly is greeted with great optimism, a factual basis for meant by surgical research? In the very broadest that enthusiasm is sometimes far from secure sense the term can be taken to include all en and much further work is frequently required to deavors, however elementary or limited in discover whether we are dealing with genuine scope, to advance surgical knowledge. Ideally, advances or not. it refers to well-organized attempts to establish The most exciting and attractive scenario for on a proper scientific basis, i. e. , to place beyond surgical research is unquestionably one that de reasonable doubt, the truth or otherwise of any picts a successful attempt by a researcher to es concepts, old or new, within the ambit of sur gery, and, of course, anaesthesia. tablish the accuracy of some bold innovation for which he himself is responsible. Joseph Lister, The methods used to achieve that end vary demonstrating by clinical trial that wound sup enormously, depending on the issue being in vestigated.
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Author: Stephen B. Hulley,Steven R. Cummings,Warren S. Browner,Deborah G. Grady,Thomas B. Newman

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451165854

Category: Medical

Page: 384

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Designing Clinical Research sets the standard for providing a practical guide to planning, tabulating, formulating, and implementing clinical research, with an easy-to-read, uncomplicated presentation. This edition incorporates current research methodology—including molecular and genetic clinical research—and offers an updated syllabus for conducting a clinical research workshop. Emphasis is on common sense as the main ingredient of good science. The book explains how to choose well-focused research questions and details the steps through all the elements of study design, data collection, quality assurance, and basic grant-writing. All chapters have been thoroughly revised, updated, and made more user-friendly.
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