An Uncertain Safety: Integrative Health Care for the 21st Century Refugees 1st ed

An Uncertain Safety: Integrative Health Care for the 21st Century Refugees 1st ed

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This book addresses the psychosocial and medical issues of forced migration due to war, major disasters and political as well as climate changes. The topics are discussed in the context of public health and linked to organizational, legal and practical strategies that can offer guidance to professionals, as well as governmental and non-governmental organizations. Both internal and international displacement present substantial challenges that require new solutions and integrated approaches.

Issues covered include an overview of current health challenges in the new refugee crises: medicine and mental health in disaster areas, long-term displacement and mental health, integration of legal, medical, social and health economic issues, children and unaccompanied minors, ethical challenges in service provision, short and long-term issues in host countries, models of crises intervention, critical issues, such as suicide prevention, new basic and “minimal” intervention models adapted to limited resources in psychosocial and mental health care, rebuilding of health care in post-disaster/conflict countries, training and burn-out prevention.

The book was developed in collaboration with the World Psychiatric Association, and is endorsed by Fabio Grandi (UN High Commissioner for Refugees), Manfred Nowak (former UN Special Rapporteur for Torture), and Jorge Aroche (President of IRCT).

The Easy Guide to OSCEs for Specialties: A Step-by-Step Guide to Success, Second Edition 2nd Edition

The Easy Guide to OSCEs for Specialties: A Step-by-Step Guide to Success, Second Edition 2nd Edition

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This second edition of the highly successful Easy Guide to OSCEs for Clinical Specialties provides a comprehensive yet succinct resource to get you through each clinical rotation, as well as the Final exam. Compiled by recently qualified doctors who have experienced the new OSCE system first hand, the book covers over 80 OSCE examination stations in a wide range of different subjects.

Brand new to this edition are chapters on Psychiatry, non-accidental injury in children, and an ‘On the Wards’ section covering both Anaesthetics and Palliative Care. All management suggestions are updated in line with NICE guidance and evidence-base, and new time-saving, student friendly mnemonics have been added to make the book even more user-friendly.

This book will ease the already burdensome workload of medical students, and help them pass their OSCEs to become junior doctors competent in a wide range of different skills in medical fields.

Diagnostic Dilemmas: Images In Endocrinology Volume 2 by The Endocrine Society

Diagnostic Dilemmas: Images In Endocrinology Volume 2 by The Endocrine Society

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In this, the totally new second volume of Diagnostic Dilemmas from The Endocrine Society, previously published cases from the “Images in Endocrinology” series of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, have been updated and reformatted to challenge and test the reader’s knowledge and ability to reach a diagnosis, in some instances of rare disorders or of unusual presentations of common endocrine disorders. Each chapter is written to stand alone, and the chapters can be read at any time and in any sequence. This book will never go out of date – you will be able to come back to the cases or “diagnostic dilemmas” again and again to re-test your diagnostic approach and the lessons learned. The patient presentations have been revised and updated by the original authors, and reflect rare disorders, unusual presentations of common disorders, and fascinating images. (Earn up to 20.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits)

Integrative Pathways: Navigating Chronic Illness with a Mind-Body-Spirit Approach

Integrative Pathways: Navigating Chronic Illness with a Mind-Body-Spirit Approach

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This expansive text offers a comprehensive mind/body/spirit framework for relieving individual patients of the debilitating effects of long-term disease while reducing the public burden of chronic illness. It introduces the patient-centered Pathways Model, featuring a robust scientific base for psychotherapy, complementary and alternative modalities, and a religious/spiritual element, in progressive levels of treatment from self-help to professional help. Chapters spotlight component skills of the model, including treatment planning, patient rapport, and choosing therapies for optimal well-being. The authors advocate for interventions ranging from lifestyle change to mindfulness, and biofeedback to pastoral counseling. In addition, in-depth case studies detail memorable patient journeys from diagnosis and referral to assessment, engagement in treatment and outcome.

Among the topics covered:

 

·         Mind, body, and spirit in chronic illness.

·         The need for an integrative model to support comprehensive health-supportive change.

·         Chronic disease from a functional medicine perspective.

·         Mechanisms by which religious engagement and religion-based variables affect health.

·         Complementary and integrative medicine for the Pathways Model.

·         PLUS: Pathways approaches to chronic pain, caregiver stress, diabetes, mood disorders, PTSD, brain injury, heart disease, cancer, and            more.

Emphasizing patient individuality and clinician creativity, Integrative Pathways models a compassionate approach to lessening persistent suffering for use by health psychologists, physicians, counselors, health coaches, and other practitioners involved in complementary and integrative medicine, pain medicine, and rehabilitation.

“The Pathway Model addresses what clinical researchers in the field have been calling for, a research-based approach to health and wellness that clearly explains important concepts and provides an optimal foundation from which to approach health interventions.”

The Essential Guide to Becoming a Doctor 3rd Edition

The Essential Guide to Becoming a Doctor 3rd Edition

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All you need to know about becoming a doctor in the UK

This book contains all the help you need to become a doctor.From applying to medical school through to choosing your specialty,you can find out:

  • How to choose a medical school
  • How to get into medical school
  • How to survive as a medical student
  • All about electives
  • What life is like as a doctor

As well as easy to follow information on choosing, getting into- and surviving – medical school, junior doctors in differentspecialties provide unique insight with firsthand accounts of whatthe job is like in real life, to help you plan and decide yourfuture career path.

Included in this fully updated third edition is the latestinformation on admission tests, an admission table with practicaldetails about each medical school (as well as greater coverage ofgraduate medical schools), making this now even more comprehensivefor everyone planning a career in medicine.

International Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders (Autism and Child Psychopathology Series)

International Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders (Autism and Child Psychopathology Series)

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Since the early 1940s, when first identified as childhood psychosis and autistic psychopathy, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has continued to burgeon into a major focus of inquiry and interest among researchers, practitioners, and the public alike. With each passing decade, the number of scholarly articles addressing ASD and related disabilities continues to soar. Today, thousands of papers on autism are published annually across various disciplines and journals, making it challenging – if not impossible – to keep pace with, let alone synthesize, all the latest developments.

Based on a solid historical foundation of autism theory and research, the International Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders integrates the broad scholarly base of literature with a trenchant analysis of the state of the field in nosology, etiology, assessment, and treatment. Its expert contributors examine recent findings and controversies (e.g., how prevalent autism actually is), along with longstanding topics of interest as well as emerging issues.

Coverage includes:

  • A survey of diagnostic criteria and assessment strategies.
  • Genetic, behavioral, biopsychosocial, and cognitive models.
  • Psychiatric disorders in persons with ASD.
  • Theory of mind and facial recognition.
  • Diagnostic instruments for assessing core features and challenging behaviors.
  • Evidence-based psychosocial, pharmacological, and integrative treatments.
  • Interventions specifically for adults with ASD.
  • Training issues for professionals and parents.
  • A review of findings of successful and promising therapies, coupled with guidance on how to distinguish between dubious and effective treatments.

The International Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders is an indispensable resource for researchers, professors, graduate students, and allied practitioners in clinical child and school psychology, child and adolescent psychiatry, education, social work, rehabilitation, pediatric medicine, and developmental psychology.

Get Through Final FRCR 2A: SBAs 1st Edition

Get Through Final FRCR 2A: SBAs 1st Edition

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This is the first revision guide to map directly to the new structure of the FRCR Final Part A examination (CR2A). Spanning a broad range of topics, the book follows the core clinical radiology curriculum, covering all modalities. It is divided into 7 test papers, consisting of 120 mixed SBA-type questions with detailed answers in sequential order. Every answer is followed by a short explanation and relevant discussion around the topic with appropriate references. Each paper should take three hours to complete.

Delivering over 20 hours of focused exam practice, this guide is a sound investment for trainee radiologists preparing for their Final Part A exam.

Evidence-Based Medicine: How to Practice and Teach EBM 5th Edition

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Now in its fifth edition, this classic introduction to the practice and teaching of evidence-based medicine is written for busy clinicians at any stage of their career who want to learn how to practise and teach evidence-based medicine (EBM). It is short and practical, emphasizing direct clinical application of EBM and tactics to practise and teach EBM in real-time.

The online toolkit includes Critical appraisal worksheets, Educational prescription, Pocket Cards, EBM calculators, Educational Prescriptions, Clinical Questions log, Self evaluations.

  • Thoroughly updated with examples from latest evidence/studies.
  • Revised electronic ancillaries, now available online
  • Expanded coverage of audit and measuring quality improvement.
  • Teaching moments now indexed for easy reference.
  • New contributing authors Reena Pattani and Areti Angeliki Veroniki

Multidisciplinary Management of Eating Disorders 1st ed. 2018 Edition

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This Handbook is an indispensable guide for the multidisciplinary management of eating disorders. It discusses a broad range of issues: managing high-risk patients, the challenges of inserting feeding tubes, addressing nutritional aspects and dealing with additional disorders which might complicate matters, such as diabetes, coeliac disease and cystic fibrosis. It discusses fertility, pregnancy, and eating disorders in children and adolescents, as well as addressing the needs of families.

Chapters contain key checklists and flow diagrams.  Abundant pictures and conversations, coloured diagrams, charts, maps and boxes, support readers’ varying learning styles and assist retention of key points. Vignettes taken from real (but strenuously anonymised) cases appeal to clinicians’ preference for case-based learning. The book also functions as a practical manual of ‘What to do – and what NOT to do’ with practical scenarios.

In the acute situation, clinicians will be able to go directly to the relevant chapter to guide the team through the ‘when, where, how, why and with whom’ of assessing and managing patients with eating disorders. The book is primarily aimed at postgraduate physicians managing patients with Eating disorders on Gastrointestinal, Endocrine or general medical wards, and those who seek to deepen their expertise as they sit higher professional examinations. It is of interest to both medical and psychiatric clinicians, as well as useful to nursing and multidisciplinary staff who want to develop a compassionate understanding of the true pain driving their patients’ behaviours.

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