Oct 192021
 

Pocket EMG is ultimately another bow in the quiver of references available to Clinical Neurophysiology laboratories. The primary benefit is one of size and is the smallest, most portable EMG reference I have handled… There is certainly no extraneous or unnecessary information clogging up the text, and the table of contents and index are well organized, making it very easy to quickly find the information needed.–Eliot Dimberg, MD, Mayo Clinic, Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology

Get immediate access to crucial information about the most common EMG studies.

This handy, practical resource designed for quick reference at the point of care covers a wide spectrum of electrodiagnostic tests. Written for both novice and experienced electromyographers, this at-a-glance guide is concise enough to fit in a pocket, yet replete with essential technical detail, pearls, and clinical photos to illustrate proper study set-ups.

Pocket EMG covers what you need to know to successfully perform nerve conduction and needle EMG studies in a fast-paced clinical environment. It also includes helpful protocols for specific clinical problems.

The first section is devoted to nerve conduction studies and covers sensory and motor studies of the upper and lower extremities, late responses, and other tests including facial motor nerves, blink reflex, and repetitive nerve stimulation. Section two covers needle electromyography and catalogs set-ups for upper and lower extremity tests, paraspinals, and facial muscles. The final two sections contain study protocols for presenting chief complaints or suspected diagnoses, normal values, and high-yield tables and lists. Each test includes a photograph of the proper set-up, indications for performing the test, technical pointers, and physiological considerations.

Key Features:

Organized consistently and pocket-sized for quick reference in the EMG lab
Includes a photo of the proper set-up for each test, indications for performing the test, and clinical pearls and pointers to enhance skills
Contains study protocols for common complaints, normal value ranges for individual tests, and high-yield tables and lists

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Textbook of Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) 7th Edition

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Oct 012021
 

New 7th Edition!
Powerful resource for interactive, simulation-based teaching and learning!
The Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) is an educational program jointly sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Heart Association (AHA). The course is designed to teach an evidence-based approach to resuscitation of the newborn to hospital staff who care for newborns at the time of delivery.

New in the 7th edition!
Text updated to reflect the 2015 AAP/AHA Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care of the Neonate
Two new chapters added covering post-resuscitation care and preparing for resuscitation
140+ new full-color photographs replacing most line drawings

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Medical Terminology: An Illustrated Guide 9th Edition

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Sep 292021
 

Medical Terminology: An Illustrated Guide, Ninth Edition helps readers develop a fundamental knowledge of the medical terminology necessary for a career in any healthcare setting. The text opens with a general introduction to word parts and the human body as a whole, followed by an overview of diseases and treatments. Each subsequent chapter on the individual body systems begins with an illustrated overview of the system with definitions of key terms relevant to that system. Tables of word parts and exercises on using them follow. The sequence of the systems chapters follows the same order as that found in a tradition A&P courses.Turning to the abnormal, a section on diseases and treatments is included, followed by definitions of related key terms.

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Handbook of PTSD, Third Edition: Science and Practice Third Edition

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Sep 282021
 

Now in an extensively revised third edition with 65% new material, this is the authoritative reference on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Contributors examine the breadth of current knowledge on the mechanisms by which stressful events can alter psychological processes, brain function, and individual behavior. Risk and protective factors across development and in specific populations are explored. Reviewing the state of the science of assessment and treatment, the volume covers early intervention and evidence-based individual, couple/family, and group therapies. Conceptual and diagnostic issues are addressed and key questions for the next generation of researchers are identified.  New to This Edition *Thoroughly revised to reflect the accelerating pace of scientific and clinical progress; includes a range of new authors. *Chapters on new topics: treatment of PTSD with comorbid disorders, and postmortem brain banking. *New chapters on previously covered topics, including DSM-5 and ICD-11 diagnostic criteria, the psychoneurobiology of resilience, and challenges in implementing clinical best practices. *New or updated discussions of such timely issues as treatment of refugees, telemental health, and technology-based interventions.

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Fast Facts: Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Sep 282021
 

This thoroughly updated second edition of Fast Facts: Rheumatoid Arthritis provides an easy-to-read overview of how the condition is thought to develop and how it is diagnosed, monitored and treated.

Written by two leading UK and US rheumatologists, it covers the many recent developments in this field, including:

– Recently published classification criteria
– The emerging role of anti-CCP autoantibodies
– The latest developments in ultrasound and MRI
– The association between RA and cardiovascular disease and lung disease
– New concepts of undifferentiated arthritis and treatment to remission
– The importance of early referral and new biological therapies

Fast Facts: Rheumatoid Arthritis provides a well-referenced international perspective on this condition. It is a ‘must read’ for all healthcare professionals caring for patients with this debilitating inflammatory joint disease.

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Fast Facts: Multiple Sclerosis, second edition 2nd Edition

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Sep 272021
 

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is the most common non-traumatic, disabling neurological disease among young adults. However, new diagnostic techniques and advances in treatment have greatly improved early detection and long-term management of this disease. A multidisciplinary team approach to the patient is essential for the provision of the best possible treatment, so Fast Facts: Multiple Sclerosis, in this new edition, is directed to all healthcare professionals working with patients who have this complex disease. Includes the revised set of diagnostic criteria as laid down by the International Panel on the Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis Reviews new pharmacological approaches to treatment with benefits and risks Includes an updated overview of Immunomodulatory drugs Covers the current use of steroid therapy for acute attacks and the range of treatment options available to manage symptoms associated with the disease Includes the latest information on pain management and the use of cannabinoids Case histories explore lessons to be learned through patient experience Contents: Epidemiology, pathology and pathophysiology; Classification and early presentation; The established condition; Diagnosis; Treatment of acute attacks and symptoms; Treatment with immunomodulators; The role of paramedical staff and support groups; Future trends

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Smoking Cessation (Fast Facts)

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Sep 272021
 

Cigarette smoking is the single largest preventable cause of death and illness in the industrial world, and accounts for 4.9 million deaths worldwide every year. “Fast Facts – Smoking Cessation” gives plenty of practical advice in a clear and eloquent style, along with current information about the effects of smoking on the body, of smoking cessation and the myths about smoking and quitting. The authors, both acknowledged experts in the field, have produced a concise and fascinating handbook that will prove invaluable to anyone who ever records smoking as a vital sign.

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Fast Facts: Obesity 2nd Edition

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Sep 272021
 

“Not to broach the subject of excess weight with a patient is a dereliction of duty as a healthcare professional,” say the authors of Fast Facts: Obesity. “Patients who smoke are rapidly identified for intervention, and the same should be true of anyone who is obese”

Every consultation is an opportunity to educate and encourage patients to pursue better health. Fast Facts: Obesity is packed with practical advice on how best to support patients to improve their nutrition and levels of physical activity, and change their habits, with simple and achievable goals tailored to individual needs and concerns.

This highly readable handbook also provides a comprehensive overview of:
•the causes and consequences of obesity
•the latest information on pharmacological and surgical options
•the issues specific to the management of obesity in children, pregnant women and the elderly.

The authors say: “The opportunity to educate others and exert influence can be leveraged at many levels, even with limited amounts of time.” Reading Fast Facts: Obesity is an excellent starting point for any healthcare professional who wants to understand this major threat to human health and ultimately improve outcomes.

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Fast Facts: Lymphoma

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Sep 262021
 

Lymphomas arise from a single abnormal lymphocyte, yet many different subtypes of lymphoma occur. Recent advances in cellular and molecular techniques have revolutionized physicians’ understanding of this malignancy, and there have been dramatic developments in diagnosis and treatment.

Fast Facts: Lymphoma gives a comprehensive and up-to-date perspective on this challenging disease written by three experts in the field. Starting with a clear outline of the nature of lymphoma, its diagnosis, staging and management, this concise handbook goes on to provide specific details of individual lymphoma entities and treatment modalities.

Fast Facts: Lymphoma is a valuable handbook for training doctors and specialist nurses working in the field of hemato-oncology, and will be of interest to the inquiring patient or carer who wishes to know more about lymphoma.

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Fast Facts: Low Back Pain 2nd Edition

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Sep 262021
 

Low back pain is one of the most common presenting complaints, can be extremely debilitating and carries enormous economic costs. In 70% of cases, however, no obvious cause is apparent. This makes a thorough history and skilled physical examination essential toidentifying the cause of symptoms and developing an effective therapeutic plan.

This fully revised second edition of Fast Facts: Low Back Pain is the work of two leading experts. It equips the general healthcare professional with the knowledge and skill required to accurately assess each individual patient and offer the appropriate therapeutic choices for maximum pain relief.

– Detailed exploration of the clinical assessment, including history taking, the ‘red flags’ to watch out for, physical observations and gait assessment, psychological considerations, palpation, and neurological and muscle testing.
– Expert guidance on the appropriate therapeutic approach for optimal pain relief, covering conservative management, injections and surgical options.
– Therapeutic exercises for pain relief and progressive restoration of function.
– Maintenance exercises for posture correction, overall stretching and conditioning, andthe avoidance of back strain.

All healthcare professionals who evaluate patients with back pain, or who have back pain themselves, will benefit from the thoughtful information and excellent illustrations presented in this comprehensive handbook.

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