|Author||: Georges Férard,René Dybkaer,Xavier Fuentes-Arderiu|
|Publisher||: Royal Society of Chemistry|
|Release Date||: 2016-11-18|
|ISBN 10||: 1782621075|
|Pages||: 182 pages|
There has been significant expansion and development in clinical laboratory sciences and, in particular, metrological concepts, definitions and terms since the previous edition of this book was published in 1995. It is of prime importance to standardize laboratory reports for reliable exchange of patient examination data without loss of meaning or accuracy. New disciplines have appeared and the interrelationships between different disciplines within clinical laboratory sciences demand a common structure and language for data exchange, in the laboratory and with the clinicians, necessitating additional coverage in this book. These new sections will be based upon recommendations published by various national, regional, and international bodies especially IUPAC and IFCC. This book groups and updates the recommendations and will be appropriate for laboratory scientists, medical professionals and students in this area.
|Author||: P. -Kanagasabapathy A. -Reinauer H. C-Home Heuck,Hans Reinauer,P.-Kanagasabapathy Heuck (A.-Reinauer, H., C-Home),World Health Organization|
|Release Date||: 2003-01-01|
|ISBN 10||: 9789241590488|
|Pages||: 27 pages|
This paper discusses the essential role of the laboratory in the diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus.
Penning one of the first books to offer a systematic assessment of computer graphics, the authors provide detailed accounts of today's major non-photorealistic algorithms, along with the background information and implementation advice users need to put them to productive use.
|Author||: Peter J. Davis,Franklyn P. Cladis|
|Publisher||: Elsevier Health Sciences|
|Release Date||: 2016-10-15|
|ISBN 10||: 0323388698|
|Pages||: 1408 pages|
Now thoroughly up to date with new chapters, Smith’s Anesthesia for Infants and Children, 9th Edition, by Drs. Peter Davis and Franklyn Cladis, covers the information you need to provide effective perioperative care for any type of pediatric surgery. Leading experts in pediatric anesthesia bring you up to date with every aspect of both basic science and clinical practice, helping you incorporate the latest clinical guidelines and innovations in your practice. Quick-reference appendices: drug dosages, growth curves, normal values for pulmonary function tests, and a listing of common and uncommon syndromes. Outstanding visual guidance in full color throughout the book. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. More than 100 video demonstrations, including new regional anesthesia videos, echocardiograms of congenital heart lesions, anatomic dissections of various congenital heart specimens with audio explanations, various pediatric surgical operative procedures, airway management, and much more. Table of Contents has been reorganized and new chapters added on statistics, sedation, pediatric obesity, and cardiac critical care pediatrics. A new chapter on regional anesthesia for pediatrics, including video and ultrasound demonstrations online. A new chapter on dermatology, specifically for the anesthesiologist, with more than 100 photos. A new chapter on medical missions to third-world countries, including what you should know before you go. A new Questions chapter provides opportunities for self-assessment. New coverage includes cardiac anesthesia for congenital heart disease, anesthesia outside the operating room, and a new neonatology primer for the pediatric anesthesiologist.
Rapid Adult Nursing is an essential read for all adult nursing students, as well as a refresher for qualified adult nurses, and a ‘dip into text’ for other healthcare professionals. Designed for quick reference, it maps on to the essential clinical skills and knowledge required for pre-registration adult nurses, and captures the essentials of adult nursing care in an easy to read, and highly accessible format. Covering all the key topics in adult nursing, this concise and easy-to-read title is the perfect quick-reference book for student adult nurses.
Now in its Fifth Edition, this best-selling text presents a step-by-step approach to critical and efficient reading of the medical literature. Health care professionals will learn how to evaluate clinical studies, identify flaws in study design, interpret statistics, and apply evidence from clinical research in practice. This edition's new section, Guide to the Guidelines, reflects the growing use and importance of clinical guidelines. The outcomes research chapter includes concepts of safety and effects of interactions on outcomes. This edition also presents statistics more graphically. Unique learning aids include question checklists, scenarios illustrating study design, and flaw-catching exercises, plus a StudyingaStudy.com Website providing interactive materials.
This book addresses key concerns about the nature and site of care and care-giving. It utilizes geographical perspectives to present a comprehensive analysis of how the intersection of informal care-giving within domestic and residential care homes can create complex landscapes and organizational spatialities of care.
|Author||: Andrew King,Evangelos Himonides,S. Alex Ruthmann|
|Publisher||: Taylor & Francis|
|Release Date||: 2017-01-20|
|ISBN 10||: 1317415132|
|Pages||: 452 pages|
The Routledge Companion to Music, Technology, and Education is a comprehensive resource that draws together burgeoning research on the use of technology in music education around the world. Rather than following a procedural how-to approach, this companion considers technology, musicianship, and pedagogy from a philosophical, theoretical, and empirically-driven perspective, offering an essential overview of current scholarship while providing support for future research. The 37 chapters in this volume consider the major aspects of the use of technology in music education: Part I. Contexts. Examines the historical and philosophical contexts of technology in music. This section addresses themes such as special education, cognition, experimentation, audience engagement, gender, and information and communication technologies. Part II. Real Worlds. Discusses real world scenarios that relate to music, technology, and education. Topics such as computers, composition, performance, and the curriculum are covered here. Part III. Virtual Worlds. Explores the virtual world of learning through our understanding of media, video games, and online collaboration. Part IV. Developing and Supporting Musicianship. Highlights the framework for providing support and development for teachers, using technology to understand and develop musical understanding. The Routledge Companion to Music, Technology, and Education will appeal to undergraduate and post-graduate students, music educators, teacher training specialists, and music education researchers. It serves as an ideal introduction to the issues surrounding technology in music education.
|Author||: G. Michael Felker,Douglas L. Mann|
|Publisher||: Elsevier Health Sciences|
|Release Date||: 2019-02-06|
|ISBN 10||: 0323609880|
|Pages||: 784 pages|
Up-to-date, authoritative and comprehensive, Heart Failure, 4th Edition, provides the clinically relevant information you need to effectively manage and treat patients with this complex cardiovascular problem. This fully revised companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease helps you make the most of new drug therapies such as angiotensin receptor neprilysin inhibitors (ARNIs), recently improved implantable devices, and innovative patient management strategies. Led by internationally recognized heart failure experts Dr. G. Michael Felker and Dr. Douglas Mann, this outstanding reference gives health care providers the knowledge to improve clinical outcomes in heart failure patients. Focuses on a clinical approach to treating heart failure, resulting from a broad variety of cardiovascular problems. Covers the most recent guidelines and protocols, including significant new updates to ACC, AHA, and HFSA guidelines. Covers key topics such as biomarkers and precision medicine in heart failure and new data on angiotensin receptor neprilysin inhibitors (ARNIs). Contains four new chapters: Natriuretic Peptides in Heart Failure; Amyloidosis as a Cause of Heart Failure; HIV and Heart Failure; and Neuromodulation in Heart Failure. Covers the pathophysiological basis for the development and progression of heart failure. Serves as a definitive resource to prepare for the ABIM’s Heart Failure board exam. 2016 British Medical Association Award: First Prize, Cardiology (3rd Edition).
Not sure how to interpret the wealth of data in front of you? Do you lack confidence in applying the results of investigations to your clinical decision making? Then this pocket-sized, quick reference guide to data interpretation may be just right for you. The Hands-on Guide to Data Interpretation is the perfect companion for students, doctors, nurses and other health care professionals who need a reference guide on the ward or when preparing for exams. It focuses on the most common investigations and tests encountered in clinical practice, providing concise summaries of how to confidently interpret investigative findings and, most importantly, how to apply this to clinical decision making. The benefits of this book include: An overview of the normal ranges of test results, followed by a consideration of the differential diagnoses suggested by variance from these values Arranged by system to allow quick access to the key investigations encountered in different specialties A summary ‘patient data’ chapter to bring the different specialties together, providing an overview to completing investigation documentation and charts Summary table and bullet point format, with a full index, to aid rapid retrieval of information Each chapter reviewed by a specialist to ensure an accurate, practical approach to data interpretation Take the stress out of data interpretation with The Hands-on Guide!
Guangdong, a province of over 93 million residents, is located on the southern coast of China, boarding with Hong Kong, China. As China s powerhouse for economic growth and a pioneer of reform and opening up, Guangdong has maintained an annual average GDP growth rate of 13.7 percent over the past three decades. Its historical achievements notwithstanding, Guangdong witnessed increased inequality and regional disparity. To assist the authority in developing a strategy for the new phase of reforms that promotes more inclusive and sustainable growth, Reducing Inequality for Shared Growth in Guangdong Province recommends a three-pillar approach: eliminating absolute poverty, reducing inequality in opportunities, and containing inequality in outcomes. The book also proposes a range of policy actions in these three broad areas. First, to further develop the social assistance program (i.e. the minimum living allowance program ) to address the issue of absolute poverty; Second, to improve income opportunities of the rural poor by better facilitating rural labor migration to non-farming jobs and urban labor markets, deepening rural finance reform, and providing better protection of their rights over land. Third, to invest in people through more equitable access to and financing of social services such as basic education, skills development, and health care. Further reform of the intergovernmental fiscal system is essential to the success of these efforts. This report will be of interest to central and sub-national policy makers, policy implementing agencies, researchers, development partners, and others working on economic and social development in China and in other countries. Guangdong s experience will offer great value to the rest of China and to other countries that are grappling with similar development challenges.
Looking for social studies adventures to help students find connections to democratic citizenship? Look no further! The Field Trip Book: Study Travel Experiences in Social Studies provides just the answer teachers need for engaging students in field trips as researching learners with emphasis on interdisciplinary social studies plus skills in collecting and reporting data gathered from field explorations. This is the book for those educators who want to make social studies field experiences real and meaningful for their students. These realworld social studies experiences are teacher tested and focus on anthropology, civics, economics, geography, history, and sociology. The Field Trip Book: Study Travel Experiences in Social Studies makes social studies exciting for elementary and middle school students, by introducing them to content in the world around them. This book is perfect for the elementary or middle school teacher, museum educator, or parent looking forward to increasing interaction between students and learning sites.