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Medicine: general issues

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Beneath the White Coat

Beneath the White Coat

This timely book offers a balanced and thoughtful review of the current mental health emergency and its impact upon and among medical professionals, supported by the best available evidence and illustrated through real-life cases. Recognising the increasing stressors in the role including the impact of the environment in which doctors work, the book examines some of the key emotional drivers for this unhappiness among doctors at work - shame, stigma, suffering and sacrifice - and offers practical steps to emotional and physical recovery. Despite the obvious challenges and stresses of the role, with the right support in place the vast majority of doctors can thrive in their jobs. In reading this book, policy makers, politicians, educators, hospital managers will be reminded of the ethical duty to ensure that doctors are cared for and have access to the time, people and spaces to remain psychological healthy, while doctors will learn to recognize and seek actively the help that they need, and to support and guide one another.

Beneath the White Coat

Beneath the White Coat

This timely book offers a balanced and thoughtful review of the current mental health emergency and its impact upon and among medical professionals, supported by the best available evidence and illustrated through real-life cases. Recognising the increasing stressors in the role including the impact of the environment in which doctors work, the book examines some of the key emotional drivers for this unhappiness among doctors at work - shame, stigma, suffering and sacrifice - and offers practical steps to emotional and physical recovery. Despite the obvious challenges and stresses of the role, with the right support in place the vast majority of doctors can thrive in their jobs. In reading this book, policy makers, politicians, educators, hospital managers will be reminded of the ethical duty to ensure that doctors are cared for and have access to the time, people and spaces to remain psychological healthy, while doctors will learn to recognize and seek actively the help that they need, and to support and guide one another.

McGraw-Hill Education ACT ELITE 2021

McGraw-Hill Education ACT ELITE 2021

Author: Steven Dulan, Amy Dulan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/08/2020

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Dramatically raise your ACT score with this go-to-study guide filled with test-taking tips, practice tests, and more! Achieve your highest score on the ACT with this total multimedia package! McGraw-Hill Education's ACT Elite Edition 2021 combines print and online practice-everything you need to study more effectively and do your best on exam day. This complete test-prep program covers all four achievement tests: English, reading, math, and science. You'll find proven study techniques, tips on avoiding common mistakes and traps, and expert advice on how to raise your score. Specially created by the experts at a major Midwest test-prep school, this updated Elite edition of the annual guide includes five full-length practice tests in the book, online access to a complete ACT course with additional three tests, as well as a wealth of exercises and test-prep instructions from leading ACT coaches. A bonus section provides 215 extra challenging ACT questions with expanded explanations for even more study materials and opportunities for practice. This essential study guide features: * 8 full-length practice exams (5 in the book and 3 online) * New: improved and updated bonus section 215 Extra Challenging ACT Questions, covering the most difficult exam problems * Classroom-tested tips and strategies for mastering every question type * Realistic practice questions-just like the ones on the real ACT-with through answer explanations * Index of all question types * Expanded explanations across all question types * A complete online ACT course with daily progress reports, flashcards, games, and more * Student-tested strategies by expert authors

Core Conditions for Medical and Surgical Finals

Core Conditions for Medical and Surgical Finals

This concise revision guide delivers the must-know facts and associations for the common conditions that are most likely to be tested during medical school finals across medicine, surgery and the specialties. Presented in a convenient double-page spread format and systematically structured throughout it is ideal for rapid reference.

Core Conditions for Medical and Surgical Finals

Core Conditions for Medical and Surgical Finals

This concise revision guide delivers the must-know facts and associations for the common conditions that are most likely to be tested during medical school finals across medicine, surgery and the specialties. Presented in a convenient double-page spread format and systematically structured throughout it is ideal for rapid reference.

Explaining Parkinson's

Explaining Parkinson's

Author: Doreen Jarrett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/08/2020

Neuroanatomy Text and Atlas, Fifth Edition

Neuroanatomy Text and Atlas, Fifth Edition

Author: John D. (UNIV OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN) Martin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/08/2020

A regional and functional approach to learning human neuroanatomy - enhanced by additional full-color illustrations and a new online learning center Neuroanatomy:Text and Atlas covers neuroanatomy from both a functional and regional perspective to provide an understanding of how the components of the central nervous system work together to sense the world around us, regulate body systems, and produce behavior. This trusted text thoroughly covers the sensory, motor, and integrative skills of the brains and presents an overview of the function in relation to structure and the locations of the major pathways and neuronal integrative regions. Neuroanatomy:Text and Atlas also teaches readers how to interpret the new wealth of human brain images by developing an understanding of the anatomical localization of brain function. The authoritative core content of myelin-stained histological sections is enhanced by informative line illustrations, angiography, and brain views produced by MRI, and other imaging technologies. *Revised and updated to reflect advances in clinical neuroanatomy and neural science*Full-color illustrations enrich the text, including many new to this edition*Chapters begin with a clinical case to illustrate the connections and functions of the key material *Chapters end with a series of multiple-choice review questions*NEW Online learning center will display brain views produced by MRI and PET*Increases knowledge of the regional and functional organization of the spinal cord and brain, one system at a time*Provides thorough coverage of the sensory, motor, and integrative systems of the brain, together with cerebral vasculature*Promotes understanding of the complex details of neuroanatomy needed for accurate interpretation of radiological image*Comprehensive atlas provides key views of the surface anatomy of the central nervous systems and photographs of myelin-stained sections in three anatomical planes*Includes learning aids such as clinical topics, boxes, chapter summaries, and a Glossary of key terms and structures

Applied Anatomy for the FRCA

Applied Anatomy for the FRCA

Author: Bobby Krishnachetty Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/08/2020

This book covers the anatomical knowledge that trainee anaesthetists who are revising for the Primary and Final FRCA exams will need. The topics covered are derived from the FRCA curriculum and include the most up to date version of past exam questions, in order to ensure targeted and successful exam revision. The content, illustrations and overall layout of this book ensure that common gaps in anatomical knowledge encountered by FRCA trainees are included. The book is divided into sections pertaining to anatomical regions; head and neck, thorax, abdomen, spine, upper and lower limbs. The topics of importance to anaesthetists are presented under 'structures', 'circulation' and 'nervous system' (with relevance to regional anaesthesia). Each topic is extensively researched and presented in a simple format for maximum retention. This book makes learning and remembering applied anatomy as straightforward as possible. It also supplements the knowledge required by trainee anaesthetists appearing for the FRCA exams. Clinical educators will also find it useful in teaching. It serves as a practical reference for anatomical knowledge at any point in an anaesthetist's career. About the Editors Dr Bobby Krishnachetty Has been a Consultant Anaesthetist at Southend University Hospital since 2010. College tutor for 6 years Completed diploma in medical education Author of the 'The Final FRCA Structured Oral Examination: A Complete Guide' Organiser of the regional teaching for Core trainees in the East of England school of anaesthesia Founder of the 'Southend Viva Club' Primary and Final FRCA SOE revision courses for more than 9 years. Cofounder of MRCS OSCE webinars. Mr Abdul Syed has been a Consultant Surgeon Southend University Hospital since 2015 Lead for postgraduate teaching of surgical trainees Cofounder of MRCS OSCE webinars Conducts core surgical trainee interview skills courses Assessor for medical school interviews Active participant in QI projects and research

Applied Anatomy for the FRCA

Applied Anatomy for the FRCA

Author: Bobby Krishnachetty Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/08/2020

This book covers the anatomical knowledge that trainee anaesthetists who are revising for the Primary and Final FRCA exams will need. The topics covered are derived from the FRCA curriculum and include the most up to date version of past exam questions, in order to ensure targeted and successful exam revision. The content, illustrations and overall layout of this book ensure that common gaps in anatomical knowledge encountered by FRCA trainees are included. The book is divided into sections pertaining to anatomical regions; head and neck, thorax, abdomen, spine, upper and lower limbs. The topics of importance to anaesthetists are presented under 'structures', 'circulation' and 'nervous system' (with relevance to regional anaesthesia). Each topic is extensively researched and presented in a simple format for maximum retention. This book makes learning and remembering applied anatomy as straightforward as possible. It also supplements the knowledge required by trainee anaesthetists appearing for the FRCA exams. Clinical educators will also find it useful in teaching. It serves as a practical reference for anatomical knowledge at any point in an anaesthetist's career. About the Editors Dr Bobby Krishnachetty Has been a Consultant Anaesthetist at Southend University Hospital since 2010. College tutor for 6 years Completed diploma in medical education Author of the 'The Final FRCA Structured Oral Examination: A Complete Guide' Organiser of the regional teaching for Core trainees in the East of England school of anaesthesia Founder of the 'Southend Viva Club' Primary and Final FRCA SOE revision courses for more than 9 years. Cofounder of MRCS OSCE webinars. Mr Abdul Syed has been a Consultant Surgeon Southend University Hospital since 2015 Lead for postgraduate teaching of surgical trainees Cofounder of MRCS OSCE webinars Conducts core surgical trainee interview skills courses Assessor for medical school interviews Active participant in QI projects and research

Berry & Kohn's Operating Room Technique

Berry & Kohn's Operating Room Technique

Author: Nancymarie Phillips, Anita, BS, RN, CST, CNOR Hornacky Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/08/2020

Easily learn how to apply basic surgical principles and techniques with Berry & Kohn's Operating Room Technique, 14th Edition. For over 50 years, this highly readable text has been trusted to clearly cover the nuts and bolts of surgical techniques in a step-by-step format. Expert authors Nancymarie Phillips and Anita Hornacky emphasize the importance of teamwork throughout, with practical strategies and examples of how cooperation among perioperative caregivers contributes to positive patient care outcomes. With a strong focus on the physiologic, psychologic, and spiritual considerations of perioperative patients, this extensively updated new edition gives you the knowledge you need to plan and implement comprehensive, individualized care. Detailed information on the fundamentals of perioperative nursing and surgical technology roles enhance students' understanding of basic surgical principles and techniques. Emphasis on teamwork among perioperative caregivers encourages cooperation in attaining positive patient care outcomes. In-depth discussions of patients with special needs related to age or health status help students learn how to develop a plan of care tailored to the unique care needs of all patients. Focus on the physiologic, psychologic and spiritual considerations of patients gives students the knowledge they need to plan and implement comprehensive, individualized care. Vivid high-quality illustrations reflect the latest in perioperative procedures and provide key safety information. Coverage of both inpatient and ambulatory procedures highlights key considerations for each settings as well as for individual surgical procedures. Chapter outlines with page numbers, chapter objectives, and key terms and definitions help students quickly find important information and focus study time. Enhanced TEACH manual and extensive Evolve resources maximize classroom learning. Step-by-step coverage of the foundations of surgical techniques enables students to effectively apply basic principles to practice. Updated tables and boxes call attention to the most important concepts from the text. References highlight the evidence-based practice approach used throughout the text. NEW! Updated evidence-based content reflects the 2019 AORN Guidelines for Perioperative Practice and covers: recommendations for attire; revisions in sterilization and instrument processing; FDA standards, recalls, and approvals; CDC updated screening data; current technology and instrumentation; prevention and treatment of surgical infection; recommendations for perioperative patient care, documentation, and hand-over; updated surgical facility requirements; and more. NEW! Current recommendations for the comprehensive surgical checklist have also been incorporated in the text. NEW! Updated practice examination has been added to the perioperative education and learning activities. NEW! Explanation of PNDS provides students with a solid understanding of the Perioperative Nursing Data Set. NEW! Legal and ethical implications for practice ground students in the importance of proper skill performance and thoughtful decision-making.

Molecular Neuropharmacology: A Foundation for Clinical Neuroscience, Fourth Edition

Molecular Neuropharmacology: A Foundation for Clinical Neuroscience, Fourth Edition

Author: Eric Nestler, Steven Hyman, Robert Malenka Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/08/2020

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. This popular primer provides a solid understanding of the nervous system, neurologic disorders, and treatments with drugs and other substances Nestler, Hyman, and Malenka's Molecular Neuropharmacology, Fourth Edition covers everything you need to know about molecular neuroscience. This meticulously detailed guide provides a deep dive into the pathophysiology of neurologic and psychiatric disorders by describing neuropharmacological fundamentals of the nervous system. Packed with tables, diagrams, and figures making the intricacies of neurochemistry easy to understand, it builds a solid understanding of major disease mechanisms by reviewing the effects of drug actions (organized by drug category), and it explains the neuropharmacology of specific neural and psychiatric disorders. Concise overviews of the effects of drugs and neurologically active substances appear before the descriptions of the minute details that lead to these effects-a format designed to boost understanding and knowledge retention of critical concepts.

Venous Insufficiency

Venous Insufficiency

Author: Phillips Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/08/2020