Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease: A Guide to Clinical Management

Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease: A Guide to Clinical Management

This book provides a practical hands-on approach to the management of patients with diabetes and cardiovascular disease, with original and up-to-date coverage of a variety of aspects of emerging clinical importance. Practical advice is offered on diagnosis, risk stratification, management of cardiovascular risk factors and available drug therapies. Appropriate myocardial revascularization strategies are explained and the current state of knowledge is documented regarding target-led multifactorial treatment and the management of […]

Vitamin D in Chronic Kidney Disease 1st ed. 2016 Edition

Vitamin D in Chronic Kidney Disease 1st ed. 2016 Edition

Vitamin D deficiency, circulating levels lower than 15 ng/ml, is an epidemic disease worldwide with  more than a billion people suffering of it in the beginning of the 21-century. Besides its impact on mineral and bone metabolism, these low vitamin D levels are also associated with a diversity of non-skeletal complications, among them cardiovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, multiple sclerosis, cancer, tuberculosis, and immune system dysfunction. Chronic Kidney Disease is also […]

Managing Segmental Renal Diseases 1st ed. 2018 Edition

Managing Segmental Renal Diseases 1st ed. 2018 Edition

This volume focuses on those rare congenital or acquired kidney pathologies that are localized in only one part of the organ, while the rest of the organ remains unaffected. It helps readers identify the segmentary stage of the disease and discusses in-depth possible conservative surgical approaches: partial nephrectomy, calicectomy and lobectomy. It is a valuable resource for urologists, nephrologists and surgeons as well as researchers and practitioners involved in the […]

Diseases of the Abdomen and Pelvis 2018-2021: Diagnostic Imaging – IDKD Book (IDKD Springer Series)

Diseases of the Abdomen and Pelvis 2018-2021: Diagnostic Imaging – IDKD Book (IDKD Springer Series)

This open access book deals with imaging of the abdomen and pelvis, an area that has seen considerable advances over the past several years, driven by clinical as well as technological developments. The respective chapters, written by internationally respected experts in their fields, focus on imaging diagnosis and interventional therapies in abdominal and pelvic disease; they cover all relevant imaging modalities, including magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography, and positron emission […]

Handbook of Evidence-Based Interventions for Children and Adolescents 1st Edition

Handbook of Evidence-Based Interventions for Children and Adolescents 1st Edition

This comprehensive handbook for evidence-based mental health and learning interventions with children and adolescents is distinguished by its explicit yet concise guidance on implementation in practice. With a compendium of proven strategies for resolving more than 40 of the most pressing and prevalent issues facing young people, the book provides immediate guidance and uniform step-by-step instructions for resolving issues ranging from psychopathological disorders to academic problems. Busy academics, practitioners, and […]

Asthma: Targeted Biological Therapies 1st ed

This book focuses on the fundamentals of the use of biologics in asthma, describing the rationale, principles, mechanisms of action, and indications. It offers an excellent balance between basic science and the analysis of clinical trials, updating readers with new developments that are changing the global scenario for targeted biological anti-asthma therapies, especially with regard to more severe disease. A range of therapies are considered, from the humanized monoclonal anti-IgE […]

Greenman’s Principles of Manual Medicine (Point (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins)) Fourth Edition

Greenman’s Principles of Manual Medicine has been fully updated and expanded for its Fourth Edition. This practical guide covers the foundations of manual medicine as well as specific techniques for diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal pain. More than 1,000 photographs combined with detailed instructions for each technique make this an invaluable clinical reference. Practitioners can keep up to date with expanded chapters on increasingly popular soft tissue techniques and new techniques for […]

Hospital Medicine: Perspectives, Practices and Professional Development 1st ed

​This practical resource provides hospitalists of all levels a comprehensive foundation for understanding the critical elements of hospital medicine.  Beginning with an overview of the healthcare system, chapters provide relevant insights on management, regulations, evidence-based approaches, an awareness of safety and economic concerns and professional development skills.  Perspectives on how hospitalist and hospital medicine teams can effectively engage this system to provide cost-effective, high-quality care are offered throughout this volume. […]

Multiple Choice Questions in Pain Management 1st ed. 2018 Edition

This book presents current clinical knowledge relating to key topics in acute and chronic pain in a multiple choice question (MCQ) format. Individual chapters are devoted to subjects such as the anatomy of pain pathways, pain processing, evaluation of pain, different pain syndromes and pain involving different regions of the body, pharmacologic and physical pain management, neural blockade, and special procedures. Each of the MCQs has four or five answer […]

Essentials of Interventional Techniques in Managing Chronic Pain 1st ed. 2018 Edition

This comprehensive review covers the full and latest array of interventional techniques for managing chronic pain.  Chapters are grouped by specific treatment modalities that include spinal interventional techniques, nonspinal and peripheral nerve blocks, sympathetic interventional techniques, soft tissue and joint injections, and implantables.  Practical step-by-step and evidence-based guidance is given to each approach in order to improve the clinician’s understanding.  Innovative and timely, Essentials of Interventional Techniques in Managing Chronic Pain is […]