It is a mistake to think that all personal experiences with cancer are the same. For certain, all cancer patients do confront the possibility of an early death and the prospect of pain and suffering due to the tumor and its treatment. But the specific emotional issues differ with each patient and each family, and the responses to these issues take many forms. In an eloquent and moving film, "Cancer: A Personal Journey. Notes from the Edge.," we are given the privilege of accompanying a remarkable young physician, Peter J. Morgan, on his journey with cancer, a two and one-half year journey that ended with his death at age 31. At age 29, Dr. Morgan, an internist-in-training who intended to pursue a career in hematology and oncology, noted a mass on his leg. Tragically, metastasis to the lungs had already taken place at the time of diagnosis of a synovial sarcoma. There followed the all-too-familiar story of chemotherapy and experimental treatments, pain, debilitation, and ultimately demise, and in itself this experience would move us with the sorrow of a precious life lost. What makes this particular story so remarkable are the insights of this young physician and the struggle for survival of a spirit that would not succumb to the "chaos" of cancer. In the two-year period of his life as a cancer patient, Peter Morgan kept a diary that records his thoughts, his emotional turmoil, and his reflections on life and an untimely death. In particular, we are able to understand the need for his spiritual self to remain alive and to grow despite the deterioration of his physical being. And we see that spiritual triumph in his compelling relationships with his family and his colleagues, in his reflections on art and music and nature, and most of all in his writings and his appreciation of the immense possibilities for joy in life. This is not an easy journey to watch.
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Treating acute pain requires a foundation of basic and clinical sciences, and Management of Pain and Anxiety in the Dental Office presents all the scientific and technical aspects of pain and anxiety control that are useful in dentistry. In this practical resource, leading authorities explain the principles of pharmacology and physiology required to properly assess the patient's medical status and monitor vital physiologic functions during sedation and anesthesia. It identifies the principles of pain and anxiety, examines the pharmacologic considerations of working with patients who are anxious or in acute pain, and discusses the intraoperative management of pain and anxiety, as well as addressing the diagnosis and management of chronic orofacial pain. Separate chapters are devoted to pediatric patients, the developmentally disabled, TMD, and many other timely topics. Wide varieties of anaesthetic and sedative techniques are presented.Comprehensive coverage of local anaesthetic principles.Summary boxes follow discussion of key concepts.Experts in each sub-discipline assure that each topic has been thoroughly researched and reflects the most up-to-date science.Information is organised from the basic principles used in any kind of clinical practice to specific case-by-case applications.Effective use of diagrams and photographs to illustrate key concepts.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “As sweet and funny and sad and true and heartfelt a memoir as one could find.” —from the foreword by Augusten Burroughs Ever since he was young, John Robison longed to connect with other people, but by the time he was a teenager, his odd habits—an inclination to blurt out non sequiturs, avoid eye contact, dismantle radios, and dig five-foot holes (and stick his younger brother, Augusten Burroughs, in them)—had earned him the label “social deviant.” It was not until he was forty that he was diagnosed with a form of autism called Asperger’s syndrome. That understanding transformed the way he saw himself—and the world. A born storyteller, Robison has written a moving, darkly funny memoir about a life that has taken him from developing exploding guitars for KISS to building a family of his own. It’s a strange, sly, indelible account—sometimes alien yet always deeply human.
Dottie 'Doc' McStuffins, a six year old girl, 'fixes' toys, with a little help from her stuffed animal friends, Stuffy, Hallie, Lambie and Chilly. Doc McStuffins is all set to help the pets as she has just expanded her practice with her Pet Vet Clinic! Doc has an all new vet outfit and new pet friends. Help Doc cure her pet pals' boo-boos and she will have them back on their paws again. A caring vet makes happy pets! She is the best Pet Vet in town! Write all about your patients Boo Boos in Doc's Magnetic Boo Boo Book. Use the attached pen to record your diagnoses or alternatively why not draw a picture of Doc and her new friends? When you have finished simply erase it to start again! Suitable for ages 3 and above.
Includes the most extensive array of care plans found in any nursing care planning book, with 68 nursing diagnosis care plans and 143 disease/disorder/procedure care plans, for a total of 211.An introductory chapter explains essential concepts such as the components of a care plan, NIC and NOC classification systems, and how to create a care plan.Pre-formatted nursing diagnosis care plans include a NANDA definition, a brief explanation of the diagnosis, related NOC outcomes and NIC interventions, related factors, defining characteristics, expected outcomes, ongoing assessment, and therapeutic interventions.Pre-formatted disorders care plans include synonyms for the disorder (for ease in cross referencing), a clear and succinct definition of the disorder, related factors, defining characteristics, expected outcomes, NIC interventions and NOC outcomes, ongoing assessment, and therapeutic interventions for each relevant nursing diagnosis.Eye-catching icons differentiate between dependent and independent interventions to help you better understand how to function in collaboration with the healthcare team.An Online Care Plan Constructor on the companion Evolve website includes all 68 nursing diagnoses care plans in the text, enabling you to customize care plans for an individual patient. In addition, 25 pre-formatted bonus medical-surgical care plans are provided for viewing online or printing.Updated content incorporates the latest evidence-based data and best practice guidelines to help you provide the highest quality nursing care.Revised and expanded rationales include explanations for nursing interventions to help you understand what the nurse does and why.Expanded and more specific outcome statements for each nursing diagnosis help you develop measurable patient outcomes. New content on patient safety and preventable complications addresses national initiatives and discusses the nurse's responsibility in preventing complications such as falls, pressure ulcers, infections, etc. QSEN competencies are integrated throughout.11 new disorder care plans include: Pulmonary HypertensionCystic FibrosisCarpal Tunnel SyndromePeptic UlcerFibromyalgiaSolid Organ TransplantHemodialysisBreast ReductionPelvic Relaxation DisorderHyperthyroidismPsoriasis6 new nursing diagnoses care plans include: Impaired DentitionDisturbed Energy FieldReadiness for Enhanced ImmunizationSedentary LifestylePost-Trauma SyndromeRelocation Stress Syndrome
This is a concise, easy-to-read prescribing reference for advanced health care providers involved in the primary care management of patients with acute, episodic, and chronic health problems. Organized alphabetically by clinical diagnosis for quick access in all clinical settings, the guide encompasses CDC- and FDA-approved pharmacotherapy regimens for more than 500 clinical diagnoses along with clinically useful information in a convenient, quick-access format. Another outstanding feature is the inclusion of Comments throughout the guide highlighting such clinically important information as laboratory values to be monitored, precautions and contraindications, patient teaching points, pediatric usage and dosages, and safety information.Each diagnosis includes appropriate drug choices listed alphabetically by generic name and trade name, FDA pregnancy category, drug availability in generic or over-the-counter forms, adult and pediatric dosing regimens, dosage forms, drug additives, and more. An alphabetical cross-reference index of drugs by generic and trade name, with FDA pregnancy category and controlled drug schedule, facilitates quick identification of drugs by alternate names and relative safety during pregnancy.KEY FEATURES:Facilitates speedy drug information retrieval for primary care providers in all settingsOrganizes over 500 diagnoses alphabetically by alternate names for ease of useHighlights clinically important information such as lab values to monitor, patient education points, and safety informationIncludes an appendix of 30 tables for quick access to key drug classifications, FDA pregnancy categories, Schedule of Controlled Substances, Childhood and Adult Immunization Schedules, and moreProvides generic/trade name cross referencesIncludes a free e-book and quarterly electronic updates