What is the best exercise for a client with…cancer… diabetes… heart disease… or a hip replacement along with hypertension? Catherine Goodman, PT, MBA, and Kevin Helgeson, PT, DHSc, built on physical therapists’ extensive knowledge of pathology, physiology, and exercise to develop this evidence-based guide to enhancing their role in prevention and wellness, even for the […]
With increasing numbers of dental patients being elderly or having medical conditions, it is important for the dentist to understand how these conditions may impact dental treatment. The Dentist’s Quick Guide to Medical Conditions presents the relevant information dentists need—symptoms, diagnostic tests, medications prescribed, and dental management—for each disease and condition. Chapters will focus on […]
With new medications, medical therapies, and increasing numbers of older and medically complex patients seeking dental care, all dentists, hygienists, and students must understand the intersection of common diseases, medical management, and dental management to coordinate and deliver safe care. This new second edition updates all of the protocols and guidelines for treatment and medications […]
Congenital Heart Disease is an abnormality or defect in the heart when the baby is born. Congenital Heart Disease is the most common serious birth defect and occurs in 0.7 per cent of children. Who is at risk of having a Congenital Heart Disease? Familial: 1. Poor development of the heart during the first 3 […]
This ebook offers a succinct review of suicide risks associated with renal diseases as supported by research literature. Renal disease encompasses disorders that can increase depression. Clinicians have struggled with the concept of treatment withdrawal and whether it represents suicide; a short discussion of what is known is discussed. Practical recommendations for caregivers are included. […]
Completely redesigned for easy reading and fully updated with the latest research and information on current practice, medication, legal matters, and specific conditions, this new edition of a vital resource is full of tips, suggestions, and strategies to deal with chronic illness and symptoms, such as fatigue, pain, shortness of breath, disability, and depression. It […]
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