Evidence-Based Practice Recommendations for Working with Individuals with Dementia: Simulated Presence Therapy (Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences Bulletin Board) (Clinical Report)

The Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences (ANCDS), the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), its Special Interest Division 2 (SID-2: Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders) and the Veterans Administration (VA) collaborated to establish evidence-based practice guidelines for...

Iron Disorders

This issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics, guest edited by Drs. Matthew Heeney and Alan Cohen, is devoted to Iron Disorders.  Articles in this issue include: Hereditary Hemochromatosis (HFE and Non-HFE); Iron Refractory Iron Deficiency Anemia (IRIDA); Sideroblastic Anemia; Anemia of...

Electronic Educational Products for Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Report)

This issue includes reviews of two products available to assist dysphagia clinicians as they educate patients about swallowing and swallowing disorders. The first review is of the 3D Swallow a DVD with sections explicitly developed for patients and professionals,...

Disorders of the Platelets

This issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics is guest edited by Dr. A. Koneti Rao and focuses on Disorder of the Platelets. Article titles include: Mechanisms of Platelet Activation and Inhibition, Testing Platelet Function,Clinical Implications of Platelet Genomics and Proteomics, Congenital...

Congenital and Acquired Disorders of Macrophages and Histiocytes, An Issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America, E-Book

This issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America is devoted to Congenital and Acquired Disorders of Macrophages and Histiocytes.  Guest Editors Nancy Berliner, MD and Barrett Rollins, MD have assembled a group of expert authors to review the following...

Rare Vascular Disorders

In this era of evidence-based medicine, clinicians treat common conditions according to guidelines and protocols derived from the results of randomised clinical trials. This book will help vascular specialists when they have to treat a patient with an unusual...

The Use of Imaging in Inflammatory Joint and Vascular Disorders

This issue of Rheumatic Disease Clinics teaches you the latest best practices for using musculoskeletal ultrasound to diagnose and monitor the progression of rheumatoid arthritis, vasculitis, and other rheumatic and soft tissue disorders.

Making Sense of Autistic Spectrum Disorders

In this authoritative and empowering book, one of the world’s leading experts on early child development gives caregivers of children on the autistic spectrum the knowledge they need to navigate the complex maze of symptoms, diagnoses, tests, and treatment...

Practice Guidelines for Standardized Assessment for Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury (Ancds Bulletin Board) (Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences)

This article is one of a series of publications by the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences (ANCDS) working groups on evidence-based clinical practice (EBP) in neurologic communication disorders. The EPB project was initiated in 1997, when ANCDS...

Talking to Eating Disorders

When a friend or family member shows signs of an eating disorder, the first impulse is to charge in, give advice, and fix what is wrong. But these tactics-however well-intentioned-can backfire. This compassionate guide offers ways to tackle the...

Teaching Social Behavior to Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders Using Social Stories[Tm]: Implications for School-Based Practice (Report)

Introduction Autism spectrum disorders (ASD), which include autism, Asperger’s Syndrome (AS), and pervasive developmental disorder-not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS), are a group of disorders characterized by a host of difficulties with social interactions, communication, and repetitive behaviors or interests (American...

Comparative Survey of Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (Wrmds) Prevalence and Related Factors in Iranian Welders (Report)

Byline: Ebrahimi Hossein, Kazemi Reza and Mohammadbeigi Abolfazl – E-mail: [email protected] ABSTRACT

The South African Stress and Health (SASH) Study: 12-Month and Lifetime Prevalence of Common Mental Disorders (Original Articles) (Clinical Report)

At the end of the apartheid era, the African National Congress (ANC) formulated a broad policy framework that forms the basis for the current enabling health care legislation in South Africa. The ANC government developed a health care delivery...

Clinical Evaluation of a Herbal Formulation in Liver Disorders (Global Dispensary) (Report)

Introduction The liver is the largest gland in the human body and performs a number of functions including glycogen storage, plasma protein synthesis and detoxification. Exposure to a wide variety of insults such as alcohol, drugs, chemicals, viruses and...

Mental Health Service Use Among South Africans for Mood, Anxiety and Substance Use Disorders (Original Articles) (Survey)

Of the national burden of disease, neuropsychiatric disorders are third only to HIV/AIDS and infectious disease, according to revised DALY (disability-adjusted life-years) estimates for the year 2000. (1,2) Yet mental health services are grossly under-resourced and there are many...

Perpetration of Gross Human Rights Violations in South Africa: Association with Psychiatric Disorders (Original Articles) (Report)

South Africa provides a unique laboratory for studying the perpetration of different forms of violence. During apartheid a range of acts of racial violence were perpetrated, including gross human rights violations (HRVs). However, both before and after apartheid there...

Speech and Language Disorders Associated with Corticobasal Degeneration.

Corticobasal degeneration (CBD) is a neurodegenerative disease characterized by asymmetric cortical and extrapyramidal signs including progressive asymmetric limb rigidity and apraxia. Other commonly occurring signs include alien limb phenomena, frontal release signs, postural instability, cognitive and/or memory deficits, aphasia,...

TMJ Disorders and Orofacial Pain

The treatment of temporomandibular disorders requires a multidisciplinary approach, involving the participation of dentists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, radiologists, and others. This lavishly illustrated text/atlas provides a wealth of valuable information for specialists who need to enhance their understanding...

Profile of Non Traumatic Surgical Disorders Found in the Pilgrims/ Trekkers Travelling to Shri Amarnath Ji Cave (Report)

Background & objectives: The “Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra” is an annual congregation in which the devotees trek a difficult route of around 40 km to reach to a cave at a height of approximately 14,000 feet at Pahalgam in...

Management of Children with Disorders of Sexual Development (DSD): A Retrospective Analysis (Report)

Byline: Iftikhar Ahmad Jan, Hazratullah Orakzai, Shahbaz Hanif and Farhat Masood Mirza Abstract