Medical Management on the Bayou: One Year After Katrina (Hurricane Katrina 2005)

Medical Management on the Bayou: One Year After Katrina (Hurricane Katrina 2005)

Steven Deitelzweig’s home was not destroyed in Hurricane Katrina, but his willingness to drive a long commute to work was. The president of the medical staff at Ochsner Health System in New Orleans, Deitelzweig, an MD, lived at the hospital for three weeks after the August 2005 hurricane. The experience revealed the strengths and weaknesses […]

Medical and Surgical Management of Ocular Surface Disease in Exotic Animals, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice, Ebook

Medical and Surgical Management of Ocular Surface Disease in Exotic Animals, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice, Ebook

This issue of Veterinary Clinics: Exotic Animal Practice, Guest Edited by Dr. Sarah Czerwinski, is devoted to the Medical and Surgical Management of Ocular Surface Disease in Exotic Animals. Dr. Czerwinski has assembled a list of articles that covers ocular surface disease in a wide range of animals, including: Rabbits; Rodents (Guinea pigs, mice, rats, and chinchillas); […]

Management of Medical Technology

Management of Medical Technology

Management of Medical Technology: A Primer for Clinical Engineers introduces and examines the functions and activities of clinical engineering within the medical environment of the modern hospital. The book provides insight into the role that clinical engineers play in the management of medical technology. Topics covered include the history, job functions, and the professionalization of […]

Medical Management of Pregnancy Complicated by Diabetes

Medical Management of Pregnancy Complicated by Diabetes

Pregnancy complicated by preexisting diabetes can be managed through expert protocols and patient partnerships. Based on the new American Diabetes Association recommendations, this revised edition widely expands on the fourth edition. Topics include: pre-pregnancy counseling, contraception, psychological impact, morning sickness, nutritional management, insulin, diagnostic testing and surveillance, gestational diabetes, neonatal care of infants, and postpartum […]

Culture As a Management Tool for Medical Groups (Group Practice Management)

Culture As a Management Tool for Medical Groups (Group Practice Management)

Yet surprisingly little is known about these cultures and how they influence physician behavior. There are several reasons for this disparity. First, while culture as a social construct has a rich heritage in anthropology and sociology, the concept of organizational cultures is less well articulated and the application to medical practices is just starting to […]

Anticipate and Communicate: Ethical Management of Incidental and Secondary Findings in the Clinical, Research, and Direct-to-Consumer Contexts - Medical Tests, CT Scans, MRI

Anticipate and Communicate: Ethical Management of Incidental and Secondary Findings in the Clinical, Research, and Direct-to-Consumer Contexts – Medical Tests, CT Scans, MRI

This report, released in December 2013 by the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, focuses on the distinct ethical issues concerning the management of incidental and secondary findings that arise from clinical, research, and direct-to-consumer testing. Incidental findings traditionally are defined as results that arise that are outside the original purpose for which […]

Saunders Medical Office Management

Saunders Medical Office Management

With proven techniques and professional insight, this one-of-a-kind resource is your complete guide to ensuring both effective patient care and sound business practices in the medical facility. From the front office to financial management, each detailed chapter addresses the interpersonal and administrative concerns you’ll face in the management of a medical office, accompanied by realistic […]