Critically ill patients may require investigations and procedures that cannot be performed within the intensive care unit, thus necessitating intrahospital transfer. (2-4) The decision to transfer a critically ill patient needs to be carefully balanced between the benefit of the diagnostic or interventional procedure and the risks associated with the transfer. (4) Adverse physiological changes […]
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 […]
The author has taken his previously written medical books and incorporated them into a single book, The Patients Guide to All Things Medical, which includes information on the following: The Prevention of Medical Errors The Complete Medical Examination: Medical History, Physical Exam, and Lab Data Case Reports Risk Factor Analysis and Health Screening Summary and […]
Le syndrome d’apnées du sommeil est une maladie très fréquente et trop souvent méconnue. Elle expose à de graves complications. Chacun devrait pouvoir alerter son médecin si des signes mêmes minimes (ronflements, fatigue matinale, assoupissement…) surviennent. Ce livre donne à chacun les informations nécessaires pour évoquer ce diagnostic.
Patients Beyond Borders is pleased to announce the release of FOCUS ON: Kameda Medical Center (KMC), profiling one of Japan’s leading private healthcare facilities. FOCUS ON: KMC addresses Kameda’s implementation of global trends, its Say Yes” concierge services, and its top specialties: oncology, Breast Center, sports medicine, cardiology, interventional neuroradiology, spine surgery, and second-opinion services. […]
A number of the Iranian patients use substances such as opium and tobacco for therapeutic purposes. Opium was known to the ancient Persians and has been traditionally used for relieving pain, treating diseases and also for enjoyment. Drug abuse remains a crime in Iran, but the authorities are now willing for substance dependence to be […]
This volume focuses on understanding the impact of age-related decline in cognitive abilities on medical decisions and compliance with medical instructions. It examines how medical information and the medical environment can be restructured to accommodate the decreased cognitive function associated with aging. Although the issues discussed in this book are of critical importance in providing […]