Guide to Clinical Preventive Services: Report of the U S Preventive Services Task Force

Guide to Clinical Preventive Services: Report of the U S Preventive Services Task Force

This text, written by the US Preventive Services Task Force, provides a guide to public health preventive medicine.

Hormone Optimization in Preventive/Regenerative Medicine--Second Edition

Hormone Optimization in Preventive/Regenerative Medicine--Second Edition

Hormone Optimization in Preventive/ Regenerative Medicine- a Nuts and Bolts Approach to Management was written to educate physicians about hormone optimization and to be a reference and a companion guide. We realize that there is a large amount of information to absorb in this book. Practicing good medicine requires state of the art scientific information, clinical experience and judgment. What we hope to provide here is showing you our approach to managing our patients and providing you with peer review literature to support our management style. There are many aspects of this field of medicine that are controversial and even lead to emotional arguments. Conventional wisdom is often supported by myths not evidence. Because of these controversies we have provided the full abstracts of the medical literature we cite. In this way the reader can get a deeper understanding of the scientific information that is the basis of hormone optimization. Note to Patients- This is not a guide to self-treatment. Please discuss this with your physician and hand her the book if you wish.

The Recognition and Management of Early Psychosis: A Preventive Approach (Cambridge Medicine (Paperback))

The Recognition and Management of Early Psychosis: A Preventive Approach (Cambridge Medicine (Paperback))

Psychotic illness is managed and treated with best results when it is recognized at the earliest stages of a person developing the disorder, or when that person is identified as being at high risk of doing so. Describing a stage-specific model highlighting the risk, the clinical and biological factors present during the development of the illness, and the best treatments available for each of these stages, this new edition will guide practitioners and researchers in the adoption of carefully planned management strategies fully integrating treatment with prevention. Issues such as resistance to drugs and vocational recovery are covered, with related topics such as service organization and community education. This will be essential reading for all those involved in the care of people with early psychotic illness, or those responsible for the organization of services.

Home Made Health: A Family Guide to Nutrition, Exercise, Stress Control, and Preventive Medicine

Home Made Health: A Family Guide to Nutrition, Exercise, Stress Control, and Preventive Medicine

Argues that the Bible stresses the importance of maintaining one's health, and discusses nutrition, rest, recreation, temperance, child rearing, and weight control

50 Studies Every Internist Should Know (Fifty Studies Every Doctor Should Know)

50 Studies Every Internist Should Know (Fifty Studies Every Doctor Should Know)

50 Studies Every Internist Should Know presents key studies that shape today's practice of internal medicine. Selected using a rigorous methodology, the studies cover topics including: preventative medicine, endocrinology, hematology and oncology, musculoskeletal diseases, nephrology, gastroenterology, infectious diseases, cardiology, pulmonology, geriatrics and palliative care, and mental health. For each study, a concise summary is presented with an emphasis on the results and limitations of the study, and its implications for practice. An illustrative clinical case concludes each review, followed by brief information on other relevant studies. This book is a must-read for health care professionals and anyone who wants to learn more about the data behind clinical practice.

EAT HOT...LOOK HOT: The Starter Cookbook: The Beginner’s Guide with 60 Delicious Recipes, Shopping Guides, and Tips for Easy Weight Loss The Hot Way! (EAT HOT, LOOK HOT Book 2)

EAT HOT...LOOK HOT: The Starter Cookbook: The Beginner’s Guide with 60 Delicious Recipes, Shopping Guides, and Tips for Easy Weight Loss The Hot Way! (EAT HOT, LOOK HOT Book 2)

Want to lose weight without sacrificing taste or the foods you love? It's time to replace your cravings and look hot with a spicy new cookbook. Do you struggle to lose weight? Are you tired of falling off one failed diet to another? Do your food cravings stand in the way of your fitness goals? Culinary expert and journalist Alessandra Solis spent three years perfecting her nutrition program that supercharges metabolism without sacrificing taste. And now she’s here to share her scientifically-crafted meal plans so you can cook your way to a slimmer tomorrow. EAT HOT...LOOK HOT™: The Starter Cookbook contains exclusive recipes designed to get your metabolic furnaces roaring in four distinct phases. With simple step-by-step instructions, you’ll learn to combine everyday ingredients with Solis’s customized fat-burning spice blends. From full meals to savory snacks and decadent desserts, you’ll add a world of new flavors to your kitchen while shaving inches off your waistline. In EAT HOT...LOOK HOT™: The Starter Cookbook, you’ll discover:60 easy recipes containing the natural foods and spices you need to achieve rapid, sustainable weight lossThe fundamentals of the Four Phase Induction Plan to help jumpstart your metabolism Strategies for tweaking each meal to burn off excess fat and curb your hunger The common Asian root you can sprinkle on any dish to shed more pounds Lushly colorful photographs of mouthwatering dishes including Spicy and Succulent Apricot Chicken, Ginger Teriyaki Salmon Dipped in Spicy Sauce, Jalapeño-Spiced French Fries, and much, much more!EAT HOT...LOOK HOT™: The Starter Cookbook is the must-have companion to Alessandra Solis’s weight-loss bestseller. If you like easy-to-prepare recipes, time-saving meal plans, and thoroughly researched methodologies, then you’ll love Alessandra Solis’s spicy formula for slimming down. Buy this spicy new cookbook to turn up the heat on your weight loss today!

Applied Kinesiology: Muscle Response in Diagnosis, Therapy, and Preventive Medicine (Thorson's Inside Health Series)

Applied Kinesiology: Muscle Response in Diagnosis, Therapy, and Preventive Medicine (Thorson's Inside Health Series)

A practical and reliable diagnostic tool that has emerged over the past twenty-five years, kinesiology is the study of the mechanics of bodily motion, especially muscle movements and their relationship to our body systems. Viewing the body as a balanced triad of structure, chemistry, and mentality, applied kinesiology gauges muscle response to pinpoint underlying physical problems. Within 30 minutes, a competent kinesiologist can evaluate bodily functions and provide a readout on the workings of the glands, organs, lymphatic system, circulatory and nervous systems, circulation, and muscle-bone structure. Applied Kinesiology demonstrates how this technique can be of practical use for everyone.

Rose's Strategy of Preventive Medicine Updated Edition by Rose, Geoffrey, Khaw, Kay-Tee, Marmot, Michael published by Oxford University Press, USA (2008)

Rose's Strategy of Preventive Medicine Updated Edition by Rose, Geoffrey, Khaw, Kay-Tee, Marmot, Michael published by Oxford University Press, USA (2008)

Rose's Strategy of Preventive Medicine Updated Edition by Rose, Geoffrey, Khaw, Kay-Tee, Marmot, Michael published by Oxford University Press, USA (2008)...

Less Medicine, More Health: 7 Assumptions That Drive Too Much Medical Care

Less Medicine, More Health: 7 Assumptions That Drive Too Much Medical Care

The author of the highly acclaimed Overdiagnosed describes seven widespread assumptions that encourage excessive, often ineffective, and sometimes harmful medical care.  You might think the biggest problem in medical care is that it costs too much. Or that health insurance is too expensive, too uneven, too complicated—and gives you too many forms to fill out. But the central problem is that too much medical care has too little value. Dr. H. Gilbert Welch is worried about too much medical care. It’s not to deny that some people get too little medical care, rather that the conventional concern about “too little” needs to be balanced with a concern about “too much”: too many people being made to worry about diseases they don’t have—and are at only average risk to get; too many people being tested and exposed to the harmful effects of the testing process; too many people being subjected to treatments they don’t need—or can’t benefit from. The American public has been sold the idea that seeking medical care is one of the most important steps to maintain wellness. Surprisingly, medical care is not, in fact, well correlated with good health. So more medicine does not equal more health; in reality the opposite may be true. The general public harbors assumptions about medical care that encourage overuse, assumptions like it’s always better to fix the problem, sooner (or newer) is always better, or it never hurts to get more information. Less Medicine, More Health pushes against established wisdom and suggests that medical care can be too aggressive. Drawing on his twenty-five years of medical practice and research, Dr. Welch notes that while economics and lawyers contribute to the excesses of American medicine, the problem is essentially created when the general public clings to these powerful assumptions about the value of tests and treatments—a number of which are just plain wrong. By telling fascinating (and occasionally amusing) stories backed by reliable data, Dr. Welch challenges patients and the health-care establishment to rethink some very fundamental practices. His provocative prescriptions hold the potential to save money and, more important, improve health outcomes for us all.


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