Completely updated to reflect current practice, the 3rd edition of this comprehensive resource provides a multi-disciplinary, in-depth review of the physiology of continence, the pathologic mechanisms producing incontinence, and current treatment options for the various types of incontinence. Assessment, behavioral therapies, and multidisciplinary care are emphasized as key elements in the treatment and management of incontinence. In addition to the life-span content discussed throughout the book, an entire chapter is devoted to bowel and bladder management in children. Authored and contributed by leaders in the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN). Provides an in-depth review of the physiology of continence, the pathologic mechanisms producing incontinence, and current treatment options to facilitate optimal assessment and care. Features detailed assessment guidelines to help clinicians accurately identify causative and contributing factors, and implement of a comprehensive management plan. Discusses urinary incontinence and fecal incontinence in separate sections to address the special considerations for each in an organized, focused, easy-to-use format. Features individual, complete chapters for each of the following types of incontinence: stress, functional, reflex (neurogenic bladder), and overactive bladder (urge incontinence). Devotes separate chapters to Pathology & Management of Postprostatectomy Incontinence and Bowel and Bladder Management in Children to ensure comprehensive coverage of these topics. Offers life-span content to help clinicians provide appropriate care for patients in every stage of life. Includes self-assessment questions with answers and rationales for review and self-testing. Integrates multidisciplinary care throughout to highlight its importance in successful treatment. Features a new chapter on Pathology & Management of Postprostatectomy Incontinence that provides detailed information on this increasingly important aspect of incontinence. Includes content on the impact of spinal cord injury on bladder and bowel function.
Completely updated to reflect current practice, the 3rd edition of this comprehensive resource provides a multi-disciplinary, in-depth review of the physiology of continence, the pathologic mechanisms producing incontinence, and current treatment options for the various types of incontinence. Assessment, behavioral therapies, and multidisciplinary care are emphasized as key elements in the treatment and management of incontinence. In addition to the life-span content discussed throughout the book, an entire chapter is devoted to bowel and bladder management in children. Authored and contributed by leaders in the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN). Provides an in-depth review of the physiology of continence, the pathologic mechanisms producing incontinence, and current treatment options to facilitate optimal assessment and care. Features detailed assessment guidelines to help clinicians accurately identify causative and contributing factors, and implement of a comprehensive management plan. Discusses urinary incontinence and fecal incontinence in separate sections to address the special considerations for each in an organized, focused, easy-to-use format. Features individual, complete chapters for each of the following types of incontinence: stress, functional, reflex (neurogenic bladder), and overactive bladder (urge incontinence). Devotes separate chapters to Pathology & Management of Postprostatectomy Incontinence and Bowel and Bladder Management in Children to ensure comprehensive coverage of these topics. Offers life-span content to help clinicians provide appropriate care for patients in every stage of life. Includes self-assessment questions with answers and rationales for review and self-testing. Integrates multidisciplinary care throughout to highlight its importance in successful treatment. Features a new chapter on Pathology & Management of Postprostatectomy Incontinence that provides detailed information on this increasingly important aspect of incontinence. Includes content on the impact of spinal cord injury on bladder and bowel function.
Transvaginal sonography, or ultrasound, is a test used to look at a woman's reproductive organs, including the uterus, ovaries and cervix. The second edition of this textbook brings clinicians and trainees fully up to date with the latest developments in transvaginal sonography. Divided into five sections, the book begins with an introduction to general aspects of the procedure, followed by discussion on its uses in obstetrics and gynaecology and infertility. The final two sections examine Doppler sonography and 3D and 4D transvaginal sonography. This new edition has been fully revised to present practitioners with the latest procedures and diagnostic guidelines for the use of sonography in obstetrics and gynaecology. With contributions from recognised experts in Europe, the USA and Asia, this invaluable book includes more than 750 original ultrasound pictures, diagrams and photographs. Key points Fully revised new edition presenting latest developments in transvaginal sonography Recognised author and editor team from Europe, USA and Asia Includes more than 750 original ultrasound pictures, diagrams and photographs Previous edition published in 2011
Newborn Surgery, Third Edition provides a comprehensive compendium of the pathophysiology, investigation and management of neonatal disorders. Areas covered include in this new edition include: Preoperative assessment Anesthesia Postoperative management Nutrition Ethical considerations in newborn surgery Head, neck, and chest surgery Esophagus and gastrointestinal tract surgery Liver and biliary tract surgery Anterior abdominal wall defects Tumors Spina bifida and hydrocephalus Genitourinary issues Long-term outcomes in newborn surgery With its uniquely comprehensive coverage of neonatal surgical specialties, this book is the first stop for anyone looking to supplement their knowledge in this broad and increasingly disparate field, including pediatric surgeons, general surgeons with pediatric practice, neonatologists, pediatricians, and pediatric radiologists.
The elderly represent the fastest growing segment of the population in developed countries, reflected in the patient population presenting to EDs and hospitals. These patients more often than not have greater co-morbidities, more complicated workups and utilize more laboratory and radiologic services. This text is designed to teach emergency physicians how best to care for this specific demographic of patients. It addresses physiologic changes, high-risk conditions, and atypical presentations associated with elderly patients in the ED that result in frequent misdiagnosis or delays in diagnosis. It instructs the readers how best to care for elderly patients in order to minimize morbidity and mortality, addressing some of the difficult psychosocial issues that confront health care providers that care for elderly patients, such as psychiatric disease and end-of-life care. The utility of this text is not limited to emergency physicians, but it should be useful to all health care providers involved in the treatment of elderly patients with acute medical or surgical conditions.
Cases & Concepts Step 1: Pathophysiology Review helps medical students prepare for USMLE Step 1 by combining basic science topics with clinical data. Working through 88 clinical cases, the reader gains experience analyzing cases, learns classic presentations of common diseases and syndromes, and integrates basic science concepts with clinical applications. Sections cover cardiovascular, pulmonary, renal, gastrointestinal, hematology, oncology, endocrinology, rheumatology, reproduction, and neuroscience. Cases are followed by USMLE-style questions with answers and rationales. Thumbnail and Key Concept boxes highlight key facts. A companion website offers fully searchable text online.
Die Analfissur wird basierend auf der internationalen Literatur und eigener jahrzehntelanger Erfahrungen der Autoren dargestellt. Ziel des Buches ist es, Proktologen, Chirurgen, Gastroenterologen, Allgemeinärzten, Dermatologen, Urologen und Gynäkologen die wissenschaftlichen Erkenntnisse gebündelt zu vermitteln. Besonderer Wert wurde auf die Darstellung der unterschiedlichen Methoden der konservativen und operativen Therapie gelegt. Jedes einzelne Verfahren wird ausführlich besprochen und, wenn möglich, auch evaluiert.
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