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ABC of Diabetes

ABC of Diabetes

  • Author: Tim Holt,Sudhesh Kumar
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118850564
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 136
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ABC of Diabetes provides primary care practitioners with a practical guide to all aspects of diabetes including the aetiology, diagnosis and management of Types 1 and 2 diabetes, detection and prevention, and the organization of care and support. Advances in diabetes care take place at a rapid rate and this new edition is updated throughout to cover the latest evidence-based information for contemporary practice. A new chapter describes the management of severe and complex obesity complicated by diabetes and the management of patients through bariatric surgery. It also covers the growing number of devices and digital technology, including health informatics, that can assist in diabetes care and provides evidence of their benefit. With more links to useful websites and resources online, it is now easier than ever to keep up-to-date with changes. Drawing on the professional and teaching experience of an expert author team, ABC of Diabetes is an essential guide for general practice, primary care practitioners, diabetes specialist nurses, as well as for medical students and those training in diabetes as a specialty.

ABC of Diabetes

ABC of Diabetes

  • Author: Peter J. Watkins
  • Publisher: BMJ Books
  • ISBN: 9780727911896
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 69
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Placement Learning in Medical Nursing,A guide for students in practice,1

Placement Learning in Medical Nursing,A guide for students in practice,1

Placement Learning in Medical Nursing

  • Author: Maggie Maxfield,Michelle Parker
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0702043028
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 336
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Worried about your placement? Will you fit in? Will you have the right skills? What do you need to learn for practice assessments? This book will help you with all these concerns. It will tell you what to expect from the placement, what you can learn, how to link theory and practice, and how to make the most of your learning opportunities. A logical, step-by-step approach to preparing for a medical placement Helps make the most of learning opportunities Explains how to develop medical competencies, mapping specific cancer and palliative care exercises and activities to the NMC competencies Narratives from other students describe what the placement will really be like Honest discussion of the challenges of a medical placement to help avoid problems Advice on possible approaches to situations that may arise Focus on the essential evidence base of cancer and palliative care nursing, linking theory to practice Series features: A unique guide to getting the most from clinical placements What to expect before a placement What you can expect to learn on placement How to consolidate your experience and learning Clear links and examples with NMC proficiencies Guidance on what to use as evidence for portfolios Short case studies to link theory with practice Key points reminder boxes Worried about your next placement? Will you 'fit in'? Will you have the right skills? What do you need to learn to meet practice assessments? This series will help you with all these concerns. It will tell you what to expect from each placement, what you can learn, how to link theory and practice, and how to make the most of your learning opportunities. This is the only series specifically for student nurses undertaking specific practice placements, and will give you all the information you need in a user-friendly format. Each book in the series covers a specific area of practice for a typical placement on a pre-registration nursing course. Each title provides: A unique guide to getting the most from clinical placements How to prepare for your placement What you can expect to learn during a placement Clear links to, and examples of, achieving NMC competencies Guidance on what to use as evidence for your portfolio Case studies that link theory with practice How to consolidate your experience and learn from the placement Tips, activities, further reading suggestions and useful websites. Titles in the Placement Learning series: Surgical nursing Medical nursing Cancer and palliative care nursing Mental health nursing Community care nursing Older people nursing

ABC of Obesity

ABC of Obesity

  • Author: Naveed Sattar,Mike Lean
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1444312707
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 64
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Obesity is a hugely expensive and increasing problem worldwide,leading to disability, reproductive problems, depression andaccelerated metabolic and vascular diseases in a large proportionof men, women and children. The ABC of Obesity is a newguide which will aid its effective management, addressing issuessuch as dieting, exercise, self esteem, drug treatment and surgery.Recent evidence is used to highlight frequent problems, successfultreatment options, and the most common causes. Written by leading experts, this is a widely accessible text andan indispensable guide for all general practitioners, juniordoctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who areinvolved in the treatment and research of this commoncondition.

The Abc's of Diabetes

The Abc's of Diabetes

  • Author: Caryl Dow Jorgensen,John Edwin Lewis
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 305
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ABC of Hypertension

ABC of Hypertension

  • Author: D. Gareth Beevers,Gregory Y. H. Lip,Eoin T. O'Brien
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1405171359
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 88
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Hypertension is a condition which affects millions of peopleworldwide and its treatment greatly reduces the risk of strokes andheart attacks. This fully revised and updated edition of the ABCof Hypertension is an established guide providing all thenon-specialist needs to know about the measurement of bloodpressure and the investigation and management of hypertensivepatients. This new edition provides comprehensively updated andrevised information on how and whom to treat. The ABC of Hypertension will prove invaluable to generalpractitioners who may be screening large numbers of patients forhypertension, as well as nurse practitioners, midwives and otherhealthcare professionals.

ABC of Nutrition

ABC of Nutrition

  • Author: A. Stewart Truswell
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 144431422X
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 152
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This well established ABC has been updated with new charts, illustrations and guidelines on aspects of nutrition which affect heart disease, blood pressure, chronic diseases such as diabetes and some types of cancer. The book also contains the most current nutritional recommendations for pregnancy and infant feeding as well as advice for children and adults young and old. With chapters covering nutritional deficiencies in both developing and affluent countries as well as eating disorders and obesity, this latest edition has worldwide relevance.

ABC of Kidney Disease

ABC of Kidney Disease

  • Author: David Goldsmith,Satish Jayawardene,Penny Ackland
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118493737
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 112
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The ABC of Kidney Disease, Second Edition is a practical guide to the most common renal diseases to help healthcare professionals screen, identify, treat and refer renal patients appropriately and to provide the best possible care. Covering the common renal presentations in primary care this highly illustrated guide provides guidance on symptoms, signs and treatments, which tests to use, measures to prevent progression, and when and how to refer. Fully revised in accordance with current guidelines, it also includes organizational aspects of renal disease management, dialysis and transplantation. The appendices contain an explanatory glossary of renal terms, guidance on anaemia management and information on drug prescribing and interactions. The ABC of Kidney Disease, Second Edition is an ideal practical reference for GPs, GP registrars, junior doctors, medical students and for anyone working with patients with renal related conditions.

Bakerman's ABC's of Interpretive Laboratory Data, Second Printing

Bakerman's ABC's of Interpretive Laboratory Data, Second Printing

  • Author: Seymour Bakerman
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780945577065
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 543
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More than 100,000 copies of the Second Edition of Bakerman's ABCs have been sold. Now we're pleased to announce that our third edition will be available mid-February, 1994. We have been told by many people that it is the most useful, valuable book on Laboratory Data available. In Clinical Chemistry, reviewer Paige Besch says of Dr. Bakerman, "...we will recognize the style of writing that is the condensation of years of gathering references & data & is totally & clearly explained in a manner that can only come from years & years of practice as a lecturer." The format in the text is uniform throughout: name of test, specimen, reference range, method & interpretation. This Practical Pocket Manual is Alphabetically Arranged for quick & easy reference, yet contains 543 pages of information. The strength of this text is interpretation of data.

ABC of Arterial and Venous Disease

ABC of Arterial and Venous Disease

  • Author: Richard Donnelly,Nick J. M. London
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1444312405
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 120
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Structural and functional abnormalities of arteries and veinsmanifest clinically in a broad spectrum of disorders, includinganeurysmal disease, atherosclerosis, vasculitis, venousinsufficiency, microvascular complications, thrombo-embolism andlower limb ulceration. Many of these are common and/orchronic conditions which present for initial assessment by primaryhealth care workers. This new edition is a practical guide to the most commonlypresenting disorders, and provides a structured approach toclinical assessment, investigations and management. The lastfew years have seen major changes in the use of non-invasive orminimally-invasive techniques, e.g wider use of CT and MRangiography, and increasing use of percutaneous interventions forcarotid, lower limb and reno-vascular disease. The ABC of Arterial and Venous Disease (Second Edition)explains the underlying technology and the applications of newminimally-invasive methods, especially CT and MRI, and provides anup-dated, evidence-based guide to the modern day management ofpatients with common, life-threatening diseases involving differentparts of the circulation. This authoritative, full-colour, illustrated ABC is anideal reference for the primary care, non-specialist practitionerto base effective management and prevention programmes.