Exercise Prescription for Medical Conditions

Exercise Prescription for Medical Conditions

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 […]

The Dentist's Quick Guide to Medical Conditions

The Dentist’s Quick Guide to Medical Conditions

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 […]

The ADA Practical Guide to Patients with Medical Conditions

The ADA Practical Guide to Patients with Medical Conditions

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 […]

Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk: Suicide and Renal Disease

Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk: Suicide and Renal Disease

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. […]

Living a Healthy Life With Chronic Conditions

Living a Healthy Life With Chronic Conditions

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 […]