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M.D. Alexander B. Levitov; M.D. Paul H. Mayo; M.D. Anthony D. Slonim
>The premier training guide for the use of ultrasound in the intensive care unit
Includes online access to interactive cases and more than 180 videos
“” . . . the authors have succeeded in providing a reference standard to support bedside critical care providers to understand the context for their personal sonographically guided decision-making processes.”” — “Critical Care Medicine” reviewing previous edition
“Critical Care Ultrasonography” is a complete, hands-on guide to successful image acquisition and interpretation at the bedside. It delivers an all-inclusive, yet concise review of the optimal use and interpretation of ultrasonographic images in everyday practice. With this how-to guide, you’ll learn how to systematically apply diagnostic ultrasound as part of an augmented physical examination in an array of therapeutic areas, from emergency medicine to the inpatient ward and intensive care unit.
The book begins with a high-yield overview of the basic principles and physics of ultrasound, while subsequent chapters cover its use in evaluating the organs of the head and neck; the chest, abdomen, and pelvis; and the limbs and musculoskeletal system. A final section considers the use and application of ultrasound to improve the safety and performance of common, invasive procedures.
Features: A pioneering, top-to-bottom examination of all the major technical concepts that physicians must know to use ultrasound in everyday clinical practice Valuable coverage of clinical algorithms and how to incorporate them into the clinical decision-making process, the formulation of differential diagnosis, and therapeutic recommendations Includes online access to more than 180 videos that illustrate the ultrasonographic appearance of normal and abnormal anatomic structures and function Color illustrations that depict the use of color in ultrasound images An A-to-Z glossary of technical and clinical terms in ultrasonographyDownload
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Richard Riegelman, MD, MPH, PhD-Professor of Epidemiology-Biostatistics, Medicine, and Health Policy, and Founding Dean, The George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, Washington, Washington D.C.Richard K. Riegelman, MD, MPH, PhD is Professor of Epidemiology-Biostatistics, Medicine, and Health Policy, and Founding Dean of the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health in Washington, DC. His education includes an M.D. from the University of Wisconsin plus a M.P.H. and Ph.D. in Epidemiology from Johns Hopkins. Dr. Riegelman practiced primary care internal medicine for over 20 years.
Dr. Riegelman has over 70 publications including 6 books for students and practitioners of medicine and public health. He is currently editor of the Jones and Bartlett book series Essential Public Health. The series provides books and ancillary materials for the full spectrum of curricula for undergraduate public health as well as the core and cross-cutting competencies covered by the Certification in Public Health examination of the National Board of Public Health Examiners. He has taken a lead role in developing the Educated Citizen and Public Health initiative which has brought together arts and sciences and public health education associations to implement the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies recommendation that “…all undergraduates should have access to education in public health.”. Dr. Riegelman also led the development of George Washington’s undergraduate major and minor and currently teaches “Public Health 101” and “Epidemiology 101” to undergraduates.Additional Titles by this Author2015 Annual Health Reform UpdateISBN-13: 9781284057607Navigate 2 Advantage Access for Public Health 101ISBN-13: 9781284074628
Each new print copy of Public Health 101, Enhanced Second Edition also includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a complete eBook, Study Center, homework and Assessment Center, and a dashboard that reports actionable data.
From clean drinking water, to seat belts, to immunizations, the impact of public health on every individual is undeniable. For undergraduates, an understanding of the foundations of public health is an essential step toward becoming an educated citizen.
Public Health 101: Healthy People––Healthy Populations, Second Edition provides a big-picture, population perspective on the determinants of health and disease and the tools available to protect and promote health. It examines the full range of options for intervention including use of the healthcare system, the public health system, and society-wide systems such as laws and taxation.
Through case studies, vignettes, and extensive examples, readers will come away with a clear understanding of how public health affects them in their everyday lives. They will learn and apply frameworks for thinking about the issues of public health and gain a deeper understanding about the health news they are exposed to each day.
With approximately 100 additional pages, the Second Edition is a thorough update that offers multiple new cases, boxes, and tables in each section. Two new chapters expand Section V on Public Health Institutions and Systems including a chapter on Food and Drugs as Public Health Issues and Systems Thinking and the Future of Population Health.
The new edition maintains the same successful format and organization as the first edition, including use of introductory vignettes, a question/answer format, boxes for more information and in-depth examples, and case study exercises as the end of each section.
The new edition also continues to fulfill the curriculum framework, learning objectives and “enduring understandings” of undergraduate public health education as recommended by the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), and the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR).
* To learn more about the AAC&U initiative, The Educated Citizen and Public Health, or to download the curriculum guide, log on to: www.aacu.org/public_health.
Looking for more real-life evidence? Check out Essential Case Studies in Public Health, Putting Public Health into Practice.
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Chiedza G. Jokonya, MD, DTM&H-Faculty, Maine Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency Program, Augusta, MaineBorn in Chivu, Zimbabwe, Africa, Dr. Jokonya grew up in England. She has practiced both pediatric and adult medicine in different cities in Africa and in England. In addition, she has worked as a director for a clinic specializing in family practice for the diplomatic, international and expatriate community in Malawi. Chi has received a Diploma of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK and a Certificate of Tropical Epidemiology from the Swiss Tropical Institute, Basle, Switzerland. Her volunteer activities are international in scope, including relief work in Haiti, as well as founding a trust to support a variety of social and economic development programs in her home district, Chikomba.
Chi joined the faculty of MDFMR in Augusta in 2007 and is currently coordinator of the Pediatric Curriculum at the residency.
The Little Black Book of Pediatrics provides comprehensive, concise, evidence-based information on the diagnosis and treatment of children and adolescents. This book features a simple, accessible template for each subject, and quick and easy references to the relevant literature, including up-to-date pediatric journals. This pocket guide is a convenient resource offering instant access to vital information.
The Little Black Book of Pediatrics is a great, quick reference for everything from well-child visits to pressing pediatric problems on the ward or in the clinic.
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