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Psychiatry Algorithms for Primary Care is a practical, quick reference guide to psychiatric assessment and mental healthcare in general practice. Providing algorithms informed by evidence-based guidelines, this easy-to-use resource helps busy medical and healthcare professionals quickly assess mental health problems, make informed treatment decisions, and understand when referrals to specialist mental health services are appropriate. Drawing from their extensive experience in general practice and psychiatry, the authors provide clear and authoritative guidance on a wide range of common psychiatric disorders, complex scenarios, and special considerations. Unique visual management algorithms define assessment, diagnosis, investigations and management for each condition, including Bipolar Affective Disorder, Psychosis, Depression, Dementia, and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Up-to-date information on medication choices and counselling strategies is found throughout the text. Designed for informing swift clinical decisions in demanding primary care settings, this indispensable reference guide: Conforms to the diagnostic criteria in the current edition of the World Health Organization's International Classification of Diseases Contains algorithms informed by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP), Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych), and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines Explores common complaints that can suggest psychological or psychiatric disorders, such as insomnia and fatigue Outlines special mental health considerations related to children, intellectual disability, autism, the elderly, and pregnancy Includes appendices covering commonly prescribed drugs and physical examinations for patients with severe mental illness Features numerous self-assessment questions and links to online reference tools for General Practitioners Psychiatry Algorithms for Primary Care is a much-needed resource for medical students and trainees, physicians and healthcare professionals in general practice, nurse practitioners, and practitioners in other fields such as urgent care and emergency medicine.
How to Promote Wellbeing is a timely resource designed to help all healthcare practitioners promote and protect their own and their patients' wellbeing and mental health. Focusing on practical strategies and guidance, this much-needed book explores approaches for reducing burnout, managing stress, coping with pressure in healthcare settings, recognising signs of impaired decision-making, and much more. Written specifically for busy healthcare practitioners, the book offers focused and succinct chapters on topics ranging from behaviours to improve resilience and mindfulness, to approaches for maintaining work-life balance when confronted with excessive workloads and organisational pressures. Throughout the text, evidence-based tools and techniques are provided to improve the practitioner's health and facilitate the delivery of high-quality care. Covering a wide range of clinical situations and important issues, this book: Examines global, organisational, and individual problem factors affecting mental health and wellbeing Discusses the impacts of chronic stress, burnout, technological and environmental factors, work-associated trauma, and sources of wellbeing strain Identifies factors that negatively affect patients' wellbeing in hospital, clinic, and outpatient settings Offers guidance for emergencies and available resources for those in personal crisis Includes a mental health and wellbeing toolkit, including assessments and strategies How to Promote Wellbeing is indispensable reading for doctors, nurses, dentists, therapists, counsellors, and other clinicians and health professionals.
This issue of Medical Clinics of North America, guest edited by Dr. Lia Logio, is devoted to Common Symptoms in Outpatient Practice. Articles in this issue include: Evaluating and managing the patient with back pain, Update on Indigestion, Approach to the patient with a cough, Diagnosis and Management of Headaches, Current Approach to Constipation, Managing the Forgetful Patient: Best Practice for Cognitive Impairment, Evidence-based Approach to Palpitations, Solving the Problem of Insomnia: Current Practice, Approach to Knee Pain: Diagnosis and Treatment, Approach to Fatigue: Best Practice, Best Practices in the Management of Overweight and Obesity, Best Practice in Approaching Patients with Weight Loss, Common Complaints of the Hands and Feet, A Symptom-Directed Paradigm for the Evaluation and Management of Upper Respiratory Tract Infections, and more.
This issue of Medical Clinics, guest edited by Dr. Robert A. Smith and Dr. Kevin Oeffinger, is devoted to Cancer Screening and Prevention. Articles in this important issue cover the development of cancer screening guidelines, implementing cancer screening in the clinical setting, and screening for colorectal, lung, cervical, prostate, skin, and ovarian cancer.
An in-depth examination of sarcopenia's underexplored yet widespread impact within the field of gerontology Sarcopenia is common in older men and women, and yet awareness of its clinical relevance is still relatively low. Only formally included in the International Classification of Diseases in 2016, the condition may impact societies with serious health-related and financial consequences unless consistent, effective methods of identification and management are adopted. This second edition of Sarcopenia provides geriatricians and other healthcare professionals with a revised and expanded examination of this understudied and underdiagnosed condition. Edited by two leading authorities on the subject, it covers the epidemiology and diagnosis of sarcopenia, as well as treatment options and possible prevention strategies. Eight newly written chapters build upon existing knowledge with fresh data on topics including sarcopenia's biomarkers and its impact on the healthcare economy. This important text: Defines sarcopenia and explains its clinical relevance Covers all recent scientific evidence Outlines treatment options Considers prevention strategies Discusses sarcopenia as a public health priority Features eight new chapters covering topics such as sarcopenia's clinical management, its biomarkers, and its financial impact Containing vital information for clinicians and other professionals working in geriatric care, nursing homes, nutrition, cancer, endocrinology, surgery, sports medicine and many other specialties, Sarcopenia, second edition, is a groundbreaking and essential new resource.