manual of obstetrics

by arthur t. evans, arthur t. evans (editor), emily defranco (editor)

easily manage the care, assessments and complications of your pregnant patients, in addition to the newly classified individual fetal patients.

the updated and revised eighth edition of the popular manual of obstetrics skillfully addresses the care, assessment, and complications, as well as other emerging issues handled daily by obstetric providers.

top-rated among obstetrics manuals, this practical, authoritative text is both an excellent desk reference and on-the-spot guide. essential data and commentary are provided on all the major areas of obstetric care, obstetric complications, maternal complications, fetal assessment, fetal complications, and neonatal care.

this edition also includes new information on fetal intervention issues and on endocrine disorders. a new chapter on fetal therapy addresses the rising consensus that the fetus should be considered an individual patient

features:

  • bulleted formatted text to aid quick-reference
  • chapter sections address background, evaluation, differential diagnosis, lab tests, diagnosis and treatment
  • numerous tables, algorithms and line drawings illuminate complex concepts
  • new chapter on fetal therapy

now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive ebook edition, offering tablet, smartphone, or online access to:

  • complete content with enhanced navigation
  • a powerful search tool that pulls results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web
  • cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation
  • highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text
  • ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues
  • quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use

 

the book contains black-and-white illustrations.

handbook of adolescent health care

by lippincott williams & wilkins, catherine m gordon (editor), debra k katzman (editor), david s rosen (editor), elizabeth r woods (editor)

handbook of adolescent health care is a condensed, portable version of dr. neinstein’s best-selling clinical reference, adolescent health care: a practical guide, fifth edition. in easy-to-scan outline format with numerous tables and treatment algorithms, the handbook presents the most essential clinical information from the larger text. the 84 chapters cover all the key developmental, medical, reproductive, mental health, substance abuse, and sti issues that occur in adolescents, as well as nutrition and complementary/alternative medicine. this handbook is ideal for pediatric and family practitioners who do not specialize in adolescent medicine and can be used by specialists as a quick reference in the clinical setting.

nursing procedures edition 3

by springhouse publishing, springhouse
this newly revised third edition of nursing procedures contains clearly written, easy-to-use instructions on how to perform virtually every nursing procedure from the most basic to those using the latest technology such as transcranial doppler monitoring. among the key topics you’ll find are signal-averaged ecg, automated external defibrillation, vascular access devices, piccs, chemotherapeutic drug preparation and handling, retrograde intubation, latex allergy protocols, and functional assessment of elderly patients.” “illustrated with more than 500 illustrations, photographs, and charts enhance your understanding of the life procedures. and logos call your attention to important cautions, emergency procedures, home care tips, and variations in care for pediatric and elderly patients.

the book contains predominantly black-and-white illustrations, with some two-color illustrations.

pediatric and adolescent gynecology 2nd edition

pediatric and adolescent gynecology 2nd editionby sue ellen koehler carpenter (author), john a. rock jr. md (author)

now in its thoroughly revised, updated second edition, this volume offers comprehensive guidance for gynecologists evaluating and managing problems in infants, prepubertal children, and adolescents. this edition features more than 100 new illustrations, expanded coverage of sexually transmitted diseases, and an up-to-date chapter on birth control for adolescents.coverage includes detailed instructions for examining pediatric patients and practical advice on diagnosis and treatment of clinical problems, including endocrine disorders, menstrual abnormalities, and infectious diseases. close attention is given to psychosexual issues such as adolescent sexuality, sexual abuse, and gynecological care for the mentally handicapped.

pediatric and adolescent gynecology 5th edition

ediatric and adolescent gynecologyby marc r. laufer (editor), donald p. goldstein (editor) s. jean emans (editor) (author)

this unique 2-in-1 reference presents vital information on pathophysiology in two helpful ways on every page. the wide inner column contains detailed narrative text; the narrow outer column contains brief bulleted summaries of the same information. this format enables nurses to quickly scan the bulleted points and jump to in-depth information as needed without turning the page.

organized by body system, the book covers 220 diseases and disorders. two 8-page full-color inserts illustrate selected disorders. illustrations and flowcharts demonstrate abnormal structures and pathophysiologic processes. icons highlight complications, life-threatening disorders, emergency interventions, and effects of treatment on disease processes.

weiner levitts pediatric neurology edition 4

by patricia k. duffner

part of the house officer series, weiner & levitt’s pediatric neurology, fourth edition has been extensively reorganized, thoroughly updated, and includes many algorithms and tables. the new structure presents the book in six sections, and is consistent with the ways in which clinicians approach their patients. the first section offers introductory chapters under the heading of evaluation, and includes neurologic history, neuro exam, and localization. the bulk of the material is in two sections and covers common complaints and specific diseases, while the remaining sections cover drugs and diagnostic and neuropsychological tests.

adolescent medicine a handbook for primary care

by robert t. brown, paula k. braverman, peter d. rogers, cynthia m. holland-hall, susan m. coupey

designed for quick reference in a busy office, this handbook is a concise, practical guide to everyday clinical problems in adolescent medicine. this ready-reference manual is written by noted experts to provide immediate, authoritative answers to questions about common medical and behavioral problems in teenagers. numerous tables, bulleted lists, and charts help practitioners find information quickly, and a formulary offers guidance in prescribing for teenagers.

coverage includes every important topic in adolescent gynecology and up-to-date strategies for evaluating and treating obese teenagers. other key concerns addressed include sports medicine, substance abuse, and adolescent violence and suicide.

designed for quick reference in a busy office, this handbook is a concise, practical guide to everyday clinical problems in adolescent medicine. this ready-reference manual is written by noted experts to provide immediate, authoritative answers to questions about common medical and behavioral problems in teenagers. numerous tables, bulleted lists, and charts help practitioners find information quickly, and a formulary offers guidance in prescribing for teenagers. coverage includes every important topic in adolescent gynecology and up-to-date strategies for evaluating and treating obese teenagers. other key concerns addressed include sports medicine, substance abuse, and adolescent violence and suicide.

bioethics a nursing perspective edition 5

by megan-jane johnstone

the 5th edition of bioethics provides nursing students with the necessary knowledge and understanding of the ethical issues effecting nursing practice. groundbreaking in its first edition, bioethics continues its role as a vital component of nursing education and provides a framework for students to understand the obligations, responsibilities and ethical challenges they will be presented with throughout their careers. this latest edition responds to new and emerging developments in the field and marks a significant turning point in nursing ethics in that it serves not only to inform but also to revitalise and progress debate on the issues presented.

broad overview incl. definitions, how theory in- forms conduct, competing theories, diversity, moral problems

child and adolescent psychiatry

by david coghill, sally bonnar, sandra duke, sarah seth, johnny graham

child and adolescent psychiatry is a compact and easy to read book that brings together up-to-date and evidence-based information for child and adolescent psychiatrists, psychiatric trainees, specialist nursing staff and others interested in psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents.

the authors have extensive experience in research, teaching, service design, clinical assessments and evidence-based pharmacological and psychological treatments. they have published work in various areas of child and adolescent psychiatry and have considerable experience in provision of teaching at all levels including local, national and international.the book is evidence-based, reflecting up to-date-guidelines and algorithms, but also includes clinical scenarios and management guides reflecting the reality of everyday practice. it is designed to cover the current training needs of specialist child and adolescent trainees and is structured to reflect the curriculum requirements of this group.

this is the first concise text specifically tailored to the needs of child and adolescent psychiatric trainees. however, as it comprehensively covers the speciality, the handbook also offers a useful and rapidly accessible aid to groups such as undergraduates, general psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatric nursing staff, pediatricians and general practitioners.

atlas of pediatric and adolescent gynecology

atlas of pediatric and adolescent gynecologyby

  • corazon yabes-almirante md msc phd fpogs fpcs fifepag, center chief, perinatal-neonatology-pediatric gynecology center, philippine children’s medical center, founding head, pediatric and adolescent gynecology unit, philippine children’s medical center, department of health, republic of the philippines, founding president, pediatric and adolescent gynecology society of the philippines (pagsphil), founding president, philippine society of ultrasound in , clinical medicine (psucmi) under afsumb and wfumb, philippines
  • franklin p atencio md fpogs fpcs, founding president, philippine society of pelvic surgeons, founding vice-president, pediatric and adolescent, gynecology society of the philippines (pagsphil), fellow, international gynecologic cancer society, project director, advanced pelvic surgery, east avenue medical center, philippines
  • blanca c de guia md msc fpogs fpsrei fpsge fpsuog fifepag, professor, section of reproductive endocrinology and infertility, department of obstetrics and gynecology, university of the philippines college of medicine and the philippine general hospital, head, pediatric and adolescent gynecology unit, philippine children’s medical center, philippines

this book received the outstanding book of the year award 2010 from the national academy of science and technology, philippines based on the criteria of quality, originality of content, contribution to science and technology and the thoroughness of documentation. contains 350 photographs, 70% in color of diseases, anomalies, tumors of female children’s genital tract; 90 ultrasound pictures in 2d and 3d correlated with histopathological examination of specimens removed at surgery, done through different routes (transabdominal, transrectal, transperineal and transvaginal) to get the best view of the patient’s condition or anomaly. this book contains 27 illustrations of anomalies, of procedures done to correct anomalies for easier comprehension and easier interpretation of the pictures taken during surgery and clearer understanding of the anomaly. the contents of the book are about the specific gynecological problems of children, completely different from adults. it is presented in a readily understandable, easily comprehensible manner so much so that the first edition was bought not only by the specialists in pediatric gynecology but also by pediatricians, general medical practitioners, allied specialties, academe and the peripheral sectors dealing with the social problems of children. the chapters were written by 16 authors who are highly specialized; the guardians of the subspecialty of pediatric gynecology composed of pediatric gynecologists, endocrinologists, geneticists, urologists, oncologists and adolescent specialists.

adolescent medicine the requisites

adolescent medicineby

  • gail b. slap, md, ms, rauh professor of pediatrics and internal medicine, director, division of adolescent medicine, cincinnati children’s hospital

this concise, evidence-based resource covers all of today’s need-to-know information to quickly and effectively diagnose and manage common adolescent conditions…in an exceptionally user-friendly format. because it’s so compact, clinically oriented, and easy to read, adolescent medicine: the requisites in pediatrics is an ideal study tool as well as a convenient reference for practice.

key features

  • includes detailed discussions on special health issues, common medical problems, sexual and reproductive health, behavioral problems, and the transition to adult health care to help you gain a better understanding of the unique needs of the adolescent patient.
  • features a logical, consistent chapter format that helps you find the guidance you need quickly.
  • presents abundant tables, differential diagnoses, lab values/radiologic studies, treatment/therapy recommendations, and guidance on when to refer to a specialist equipping you for every clinical challenge.
  • discusses controversies concerning the standard of care with the aid of thought-provoking clinical scenarios to help you to determine the best course of action in difficult situations.
  • provides highlighted boxes that emphasize relevant case studies, key points of each section, and other important information making you aware of considerations that impact today’s practice.
  • uses a wealth of illustrations so you can see details more clearly.