America's #1 Medical Authority on Call at your Fingertips When you need the absolute best in health care, John Hopkins is the institute ranked #1 year after year. And when you want answers fast, turn to the Johns Hopkins Family Health Book for the knowledge you need from a name you know. Developed in consultation with an advisory board of more than 100 Johns Hopkins physicians, nurses, and health professionals, this indispensable home and medical resource covers a broad range of family health issues and focuses on maintaining good health and preventing diseases. Read "How to Use this Book" first to learn how the book is organized and to find out where to look for information you need, whether you are trying to interpret symptoms, wish to know more about a medication, or are looking for general health and nutrition facts. Part 1. Staying Healthy provides the underpinnings of a healthy lifestyle, including recommendations on nutrition, exercise, everyday safety, smoking, alcohol, and addiction. Part 2. Health Over the Life Course details what you need to know about genetics and your family health history, and the special health concerns of pregnancy and childbirth, infancy, the preschool to preteen years, the teen years, adulthood, and the senior years. Part 3. First Aid and Emergency Care gives you the tools to evaluate health emergencies, from everyday cuts and bruises to life-threatening crises. Part 4. Body Systems and Disorders describes the functions of the body systems from head to toe and the most common problems related to them. You will learn what your symptoms mean, what signs a doctor looks for and the tests used during diagnosis, how a problem develops, and what can be done to treat or prevent it. Each chapter also discusses self-care measures and advises you on when to call a doctor.Part 5. Becoming a Partner in Your Health Care offers strategies for negotiating today's difficult health care environment, including finding the right doctor and health care plan. The Appendices include a comprehensive directory of the 80 most prescribed medications; glossary; growth chart; living wills and advance directives; measurement conversions and laboratory tests. Designed for instant access, the index highlights symptoms in red and primary entries in bold. A 48-page full-color insert of anatomy, disorders, and diseases, over 500 black-and-white and two-color illustrations, and endpapers featuring emergency first aid procedures--prepared by Johns Hopkins' renowned Art as Applied to Medicine department--complete this invaluable family reference.
The ICD-10-PCS Quick Reference Cards are the perfect tool to guide you through the code building process. ICD-10-PCS requires the use of the code tables in the tabular section as well as supplemental tables found in appendixes to the code set. Codes must be built using a number of variables, including body system, root operation, body part, approach, device and qualifier. The values that make up these code components have precise definitions that are provided in the supplementary look-up tables as part of the ICD-10-PCS code set. These essential supplementary tables make up this set of quick reference cards to provide coding assistance at your fingertips. Key Features and Benefits Optum360 Edge Companion resource for ICD-10-PCS compiled in an easy-to-use table format. Use with a code book or coding software. Optum360 Edge Convenient set of cards. These quick reference cards are 8.5" x 11" double-sided sheet. Save time and increase productivity. Important coding reference information is consolidated in one place and includes: Basic PCS Character Definitions Body Systems (Medical/Surgical section) Root Operation Groups (Medical/Surgical section) Root Operation Definitions (Medical/Surgical section) Root Operation Conversion Table Body Part/Approach/Device Definitions Body Part Key Device Key and Device Aggregation Tables Qualifier Definitions for Amputations (detachments) Transplant/Grafting Tissue Type Definitions Administration/Substance Key
The complete texts and illustrations used by Star Fleet personnel. Includes: Vulcan physiology, anatomical drawings of alien life forms, medical time line, schematics and operation of medical equipment, Star Fleet first aid procedures, chart of diseases and drugs; and data on plants, parasites, and alien psychology. Fully illustrated.
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Book annotation not available for this title.Title: Medical Spanish PocketAuthor: Fischaess, Claudia (EDT)/ Lopez-Cubero, Santiago Otero (EDT)/ Morrison, Robert (EDT)/ Lorenz-StruvePublisher: Borm Bruckmeier Pub LlcPublication Date: 2012/06/15Number of Pages: 251Binding Type: PAPERBACKLibrary of Congress: 2012471138
For nearly 25 years, Ferri's concise, pocket-sized resource has served as the go-to reference for practical, clinical information among students, residents, and other medical professionals. Formerly known as Practical Guide to the Care of the Medical Patient, this volume continues to provide a fast, effective, and efficient way to identify the important clinical, laboratory, and diagnostic imaging information you need to get through your internal medicine clerkship or residency. "...informative and detailed ...useful for those planning an elective or clinical work in the USA...". Reviewed by: Jacob F de Wolff, on behalf of British Journal of Hospital Medicine Date: October 2014Benefit from the expert guidance of Dr. Fred Ferri, a leading teacher, clinician, and author.Confidently manage patients with the latest clinical information, drug therapies, and lab tests.Apply the latest knowledge and techniques with this updated and streamlined title, which still stays true to the Ferri name. Quickly find important information with content organized into three major sections: Section I, titled "Surviving the Wards," contains information on charting, laboratory evaluation and formulary; Section II provides the differential diagnosis of common signs and symptoms likely to be encountered in the acute care setting; Section III has been completely revised and subdivided into 11 specialty specific diseases and disorders.Carry just the sections you need, add personalized materials, and keep everything together and safe with an improved ring binder and design.Access the full text and procedural videos online at Expert Consult.Your purchase entitles you to access the web site until the next edition is published, or until the current edition is no longer offered for sale by Elsevier, whichever occurs first. Elsevier reserves the right to offer a suitable replacement product (such as a downloadable or CD-ROM-based electronic version) should access to the web site be discontinued. Registration and use of the web site is subject to the terms of the non-transferable, limited license under which access to the site and its content is granted by Elsevier. Access to the site by individuals is limited to the first retail purchaser and may not be transferred to another party by resale, lending or other means.
DOpocket is a comprehensive pocket medical reference guide specifically designed to meet the demands of all osteopathic students and residents on rotation. This pocket medical reference focuses on osteopathic principles with diagnosis, treatment, and medications guidelines used by today's healthcare students/professionals and is guaranteed to improve your efficiency while taking care of patients. DOpocket merges the MDpocket student and resident books with modifications to fit the needs of all osteopathic students, interns, and residents.
This 6-page chart covers every aspect of the structure of medical terminology related to the body and its use in the field. Chart includes detailed information on these and more: · foundation of medical words · skeletal & nervous system · male & female reproductive system · urinary system · cardiovascular system · gastrointestinal system · endocrine system · integumentary system · respiratory & muscular system · special senses: eye/ear · lymphatic & immune system
Loaded with beautifully illustrated diagrams clearly and concisely labeled for easy identification. Illustrations by award-winning medical illustrator Vincent Perez.