Medical

Alarm Bells in Medicine

Author: Nadeem Ali

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 192

View: 483

What's your worst nightmare as a doctor? Missing a life-threatening condition must be among the biggest fears for health professionals. But sometimes the clue to the diagnosis lies in just a single symptom. Alarm Bells in Medicine brings you up to speed on recognising the symptoms of serious illnesses. Internationally renowned authors list the most crucial presenting symptoms in their own specialties that should ring the alarm bells for you. They provide clear information on diagnosis and action. Organised under the relevant specialties, the information is quick and easy to find. Since patients disclose alarm symptoms in all clinical settings, this book is as relevant for consultants as it is for GPs, as useful for junior doctors as it is for medical students. Special Features of this book: Answers the express need of doctors to avoid making diagnostic errors Each chapter is written by a leading expert in the field Concise and easy to use

Red Flags and Alarm Bells in Medicine

Author: Amir Ahmad

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 104

View: 610

This book gives alarm bells and red flags to recognise life diseases and rule them out safely without being defensive or dismissive.
Medical

Medical Wisdom and Doctoring

Author: Robert Taylor

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 366

View: 578

Medical Wisdom and Doctoring aims to fill a need in the current medical literature for a resource that presents some of the classic wisdom of medicine, presented in a manner that can help today's physicians achieve their full potential. This book details the lessons every physician should have learned in medical school but often didn't, as well as classic insights and examples from current clinical literature, medical history, and anecdotes from the author's long and distinguished career in medicine. Medical Wisdom and Doctoring: the Art of 21st Century Practice presents lessons a physician may otherwise need to learn from experience or error, and is sure to become a must-have for medical students, residents and young practitioners.
Medical

The Complementary Therapist's Guide to Red Flags and Referrals E-Book

Author: Clare Stephenson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 272

View: 196

Unique ready reference for all complementary medicine, massage therapy and manual therapy practitioners and students alerting them to ‘red flag’ symptoms which should be referred for Western medical investigation or emergency medical treatment. When can a patient be safely reassured and when do they need further investigation or treatment? ‘Red flags’ are clinical signs that suggest a patient needs prompt investigation and treatment for a potentially dangerous situation. Therapists increasingly find themselves working alongside conventionally trained doctors and nurses and it is vital for them to understand conventional medical diagnoses, symptoms and treatments and, crucially, to recognise warning signs of serious disease. This is essential in order to be a safe practitioner. Clare Stephenson’s The Complementary Therapist’s Guide to Red Flags and Referrals meets this need by providing an easily accessible reference to ‘red flag’ symptoms, designed especially for therapists. It offers guidance on how best to respond to those symptoms and signs of disease which can be readily discerned through routine history taking and basic examination of the body. The guidance is in language which is accessible to therapists, and clear advice is offered on when to refer patients to conventional medicine practitioners and how to communicate with doctors when making a referral. Clinical syndromes which merit rapid response are summarised for ease of reference.
Health & Fitness

A Doctor in Orthomolecular Medicine

Author: Chris Reading

Publisher: Enhancement Books

ISBN:

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 220

View: 370

This dynamic collection of unpublished articles, reports, published and private letters, nutritional charts and diagrams, and selected treatment protocols serves as a reminder of Dr. Reading’s importance within his profession, his community of patients, and the international audience he reached through his books and other writings. Always original and innovative in his thinking and methods, Dr. Reading’s work offers an inspirational perspective on past, present, and future directions in Orthomolecular Medicine.
Health & Fitness

Food Is Better Medicine Than Drugs

Author: Patrick Holford

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN:

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 480

View: 722

FOOD IS BETTER MEDICINE THAN DRUGS is an important and potentially controversial book from top nutritionist Patrick Holford and leading health journalist Jerome Burne. Brilliantly researched and based on solid scientific trials and illuminating case histories, Food is Better Medicine than Drugs will revolutionise the way you think about your health and put you back in charge. The authors reveal how modern medicine has become distorted and is now, for reasons largely to do with profit and power, heavily dependent on prescription drugs. They look at common health problems (pain/arthritis, heart, depression, diabetes, memory, hormones, digestion, breathing, infections etc) and compare the effectiveness of nutrition-based approaches with today's potentially harmful commonly used medicines.
Health & Fitness

Cry for Health, Volume 1, Health

Author: Jesse Sleeman

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN:

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 360

View: 328

Since the 1950s the prevalence of the so-called 'diseases of civilisation' has continued to skyrocket in Western countries. Today, as the same story is beginning to be repeated in newly industrialised nations, modern diseases are reaching pandemic proportions. Why has this happened? The medical profession's spin is that the culprit is the aging of the population. But, as Cry for Health (Vol 1) reveals, there is overwhelming evidence for why our populations are ailing, evidence health authorities and governments have chosen to ignore, or have refused to acknowledge, or have kept hidden from the public to keep them clueless to the real culprits: many modern technologies and our modern lifestyles.
Medical

Infections and Tropical Medicine

Author: Derek G. Waller

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page:

View: 149

Infections and Tropical Medicine is a new e-book in a collection of subject-themed e-books containing relevant key articles from Medicine. The e-books provide a perfect source of revision for post-graduate exams in clinical medicine and portfolio material for life-long learning. As well as mapping to the UK Core Medical Training curriculum, these e-books also enable anyone with a short-term interest in a specific area to buy individual articles at a price-point that will give affordable access to all readers (from medical students to GPs and practitioners in related areas). The quality of user experience on mobiles, tablets and laptops will be an added bonus for learning on the move. The whole board has been involved in the creation of this content and are therefore listed as authors on all the e-books. In addition we extend our warm thanks for their contribution to these e-books to the past Chairman Allister Vale (who stepped down from the board in 2015) and to John Mucklow, who stepped down in 2016. Derek Waller, on behalf of the Editorial Board About the journal The parent journal (www.medicinejournal.co.uk) is a rolling, continuously updated review of clinical medicine over a 4-year cycle covering all the important topics for core medical training. Its Editorial Board comprises some of Europe’s most influential specialists. The journal’s articles are refreshed, updated, augmented or replaced as appropriate each time the subject is due for revision to provide a concise overview of knowledge and practice core to the curriculum. Each article is written by invited experts and overseen by the relevant subject specialist on the Board. A trainee representative on the Board ensures relevance and accessibility for exam candidates. About the Medicine journal e-books Infections and Tropical Medicine is a new e-book in a collection of subject-themed e-books containing relevant key articles from Medicine. The e-books provide a perfect source of revision for post-graduate exams in clinical medicine and portfolio material for life-long learning. As well as mapping to the UK Core Medical Training curriculum, these e-books also enable anyone with a short-term interest in a specific area to buy individual articles at a price-point that will give affordable access to all readers (from medical students to GPs and practitioners in related areas). The quality of user experience on mobiles, tablets and laptops will be an added bonus for learning on the move. The whole board has been involved in the creation of this content and are therefore listed as authors on all the e-books. In addition we extend our warm thanks for their contribution to these e-books to the past Chairman Allister Vale (who stepped down from the board in 2015) and to John Mucklow, who stepped down in 2016. Derek Waller, on behalf of the Editorial Board About the journal The parent journal (www.medicinejournal.co.uk) is a rolling, continuously updated review of clinical medicine over a 4-year cycle covering all the important topics for core medical training. Its Editorial Board comprises some of Europe’s most influential specialists. The journal’s articles are refreshed, updated, augmented or replaced as appropriate each time the subject is due for revision to provide a concise overview of knowledge and practice core to the curriculum. Each article is written by invited experts and overseen by the relevant subject specialist on the Board. A trainee representative on the Board ensures relevance and accessibility for exam candidates.
Medical

The Role of Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Author: Daniel Callahan

Publisher: Georgetown University Press

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 224

View: 877

At the center of the debate over complementary and alternative medicine—from acupuncture and chiropractic treatments to homeopathy and nutritional supplements—is how to scientifically measure the effectiveness of a particular treatment. Fourteen scholars from the fields of medicine, philosophy, sociology, and cultural and folklore studies examine that debate, and the clash between growing public support and the often hostile stance of clinicians and medical researchers. Proponents and critics have different methodologies and standards of evidence—raising the question of how much pluralism is acceptable in a medical context—particularly in light of differing worldviews and the struggle to define medicine in the modern world. The contributors address both the methodological problems of assessment and the conflicting cultural perspectives at work in a patient's choice of treatment. Sympathetic to CAM, the contributors nonetheless offer careful critiques of its claims, and suggest a variety of ways it can be taken seriously, yet subject to careful scrutiny.
History

Doing Medicine Together

Author: Susan Gross Solomon

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 533

View: 209

Analyzes aspects of the German-Russian collaboration often overlooked by students of cross-national science, including the choice of 'friends' across borders, the activities of scientific entrepreneurs, the tensions between bi-lateral and international science, and the migration of scientists.. - Of the many interwar connections between Germany and Russia, one of the most unusual - and least explored - is medicine and public health. Between 1922 and 1932, with high-level political support and government funding, Soviet and German physicians and public health specialists collaborated in joint research expeditions, published joint articles, launched a bi-lingual journal, and established joint research institutions. Surprisingly, students of Soviet-German relations have all but ignored this medical collaboration; while historians of science have treated it as political history, an exercise in cultural diplomacy designed to mitigate the impact of the post-war exclusion of both nations from the international science. The contributors to this volume, who come from Germany, Russia, Britain, the United States and Canada, depart from the traditional approach to the subject. Drawing on previously inaccessible archival materials, the authors move beyond politics to examine the impact of this collaboration on scientific activity