‘Bladder disorders’ is an inclusive term that encompasses a number of lower urinary tract dysfunctions and abnormalities, which affect a significant number of individuals. These disorders can have a substantial negative effect on quality of life, and some can cause considerable morbidity and even mortality. This book was written with the non-specialist healthcare in mind, to provide the ‘fundamentals’ related to a number of these disorders – enough to recognize the symptoms and signs, understand the basic pathophysiology and institute initial evaluation and, where appropriate initial treatment.
"Eating Disorders For Dummies" serves as a comprehensive, practical guide for sufferers and their loved ones covering anorexia, bulimia, and other disorders/syndromes such as binging and night eating syndrome. It shows readers how to access the latest treatment techniques, deal with eating and exercise in and out of the home, find a good therapist, and take charge of ensuring recovery. It also explores issues like depression and anxiety and includes questionnaires, checklists for ongoing evaluation, and charts for monitoring and developing positive eating patterns.
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American Medical Association Guide to Preventing and Treating Heart Disease: Essential Information You and Your Family Need to Know about Having a Healthy HeartDecember 12 , 2012
From the leading group of medical experts in America, this is an authoritative guide to preventing and treating heart disease. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death of men and women in the United States. Now, with this comprehensive guide, readers will learn what risks they face and how to protect themselves and their loved ones from heart disease of all kinds. Written in user-friendly language, it provides up-to-the-minute information on the causes and treatment of common heart problems, from prehypertension, high blood pressure, and heart attack to stroke and congestive heart failure. It features practical strategies for lifestyle changes, advice about warning signs to tell a doctor about right away, guidance on heart-healthy ways to exercise, and an extensive section on women and heart disease. The American Medical Association has been the leading group of medical experts in the United States and one of the most respected health-related organizations in the world for more than 150 years. Martin S. Lipsky, MD (Rockford, IL) is Regional Dean at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford.; Marla Mendelson, MD (Chicago, IL) is Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at the Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago.
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Nursing Resource Center is a new online resource designed to support nursing programs at two-year community colleges, four-year colleges and vocational education high schools, as well as at public libraries supporting these schools nationwide. This resource offers premier supplemental reference material geared to the education and research needs of nursing students, providing relevant, easy-to-understand information on nursing topics that is presented in an intuitive interface. Nursing students can search through millions of pages of content from the top reference and textbook publications in the field, as well as animated depictions of human anatomy.
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Salem Health brings online access to Salem Press’ award-winning health reference works. The collection is made up of seven titles listed below:
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