Intrahospital Transfer of Critically Ill Patients; A Prospective Audit Within Flinders Medical Centre (Audit) (Report)

Intrahospital Transfer of Critically Ill Patients; A Prospective Audit Within Flinders Medical Centre (Audit) (Report)

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 […]

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 […]

Guide médical pratique à l'usage des patients souffrant d'apnées du sommeil (t. 1)

Guide médical pratique à l’usage des patients souffrant d’apnées du sommeil (t. 1)

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 Focus On: Kameda Medical Center

Patients Beyond Borders Focus On: Kameda Medical Center

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. […]

Substance Use in a Sample of Medical Patients (Short Communication) (Report)

Substance Use in a Sample of Medical Patients (Short Communication) (Report)

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 […]

Processing of Medical information in Aging Patients

Processing of Medical information in Aging Patients

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 […]