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The Definitive Guide to the OSCE

The Objective Structured Clinical Examination as a Performance Assessment

Madalena Patricio, Pat Lilley
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editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 384

This book highlights the basic concepts underpinning the OSCE, its development and implementation in practice. Practical guidelines and tips are provided based on the authors' extensive experience gained over 40 years. Case studies are included to illustrate the OSCE's use in a wide range of settings and professions to assess the expected learning outcomes. The text is supplemented with personal accounts and anecdotes. Used globally in all phases of education in the different healthcare professions, the OSCE was first described by the lead author, Harden, in 1975 and it is now the gold standard for performance assessment.
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The Foundations of Chinese Medicine

A Comprehensive Text

Giovanni Maciocia

editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 1320

The latest edition of this hugely popular volume continues to provide readers in the West with a clear explanation of the theory and practice of Chinese medicine. Richly illustrated and fully updated throughout, Foundations of Chinese Medicine 3e retains its careful structure to present the subject in a systemized manner which ranges from first principles to the diagnosis and management of a wide range of disease states. NOW WITH AN ACCOMPANYING WEBSITE containing an extensive bank of review and test material, the latest edition of this important volume has been redesigned to provide a more accessible, up-to-date feel to the content to enhance the reader's learning experience. Offering a unique combination of rigorous scholarship together with a wealth of clinical experience, Maciocia's Foundations of Chinese Medicine 3e will be ideal for all students of Chinese medicine, acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine as well as qualified practitioners needing to stay up-to-date with changes in the field.
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Grieve's Modern Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy

Vertebral Column and Peripheral Joints

Ann P. Moore, Chris McCarthy
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editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 672

Since the third edition of Grieve's Modern Manual Therapy was published in 2005, the original concepts of manipulative therapy have grown to embrace new research-generated knowledge. Expansions in practice have adopted new evidence which include consideration of psychological or social moderators. The original manual therapy or manipulative therapy approaches have transformed into musculoskeletal physiotherapy and this is recognized by the change in title for the new fourth edition - Grieve's Modern Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. Grieve's Modern Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy continues to bring together the latest state-of-the-art research, from both clinical practice and the related basic sciences, which is most relevant to practitioners. The topics addressed and the contributing authors reflect the best and most clinically relevant contemporary work within the field of musculoskeletal physiotherapy. With this as its foundation and a new six-strong editorial team at its helm, the fourth edition now expands its focus from the vertebral column to the entire musculoskeletal system. For the first time both the spine and extremities are covered, capturing the key advances in science and practices relevant to musculoskeletal physiotherapy. The book is divided into five parts containing multiple sections and chapters. The first part of the book looks at advances in the sciences underpinning musculoskeletal physiotherapy practice. Here there is commentary on topics such as movement, the interaction between pain and motor control as well as neuromuscular adaptations to exercise. Applied anatomical structure is covered in addition to the challenges of lifestyle and ageing. A new section highlights the important area of measurement and presents the scope of current and emerging measurements for investigating central and peripheral aspects relating to pain, function and morphological change. Another section discusses some contemporary research approaches such as quantitative and qualitative methods as well as translational research. Part III contains sections on the principles of and broader aspects of management which are applicable to musculoskeletal disorders of both the spine and periphery. Topics include models for management prescription, communication and pain management and contemporary principles of management for the articular, nervous and sensorimotor systems. In recognition of the patient centred and inclusive nature of contemporary musculoskeletal practice, there is also discussion about how physiotherapists may use cognitive behavioural therapies when treating people with chronic musculoskeletal disorders. The final part of the book focuses on selected contemporary issues in clinical practice for a particular region, condition or the most topical approaches to the diagnosis and management of a region. A critical review of the evidence (or developing evidence) for approaches is given and areas for future work are highlighted.
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Manual Therapy for Musculoskeletal Pain Syndromes

An Evidence- and Clinical-Informed Approach

Cesar Fernandez-de-las-Penas, Jan Dommerholt
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editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 848

A pioneering, one-stop manual which harvests the best proven approaches from physiotherapy research and practice to assist the busy clinician in real-life screening, diagnosis and management of patients with musculoskeletal pain across the whole body. Led by an experienced editorial team, the chapter authors have integrated both their clinical experience and expertise with reasoning based on a neurophysiologic rationale with the most updated evidence. The textbook is divided into eleven sections, covering the top evidence-informed techniques in massage, trigger points, neural muscle energy, manipulations, dry needling, myofascial release, therapeutic exercise and psychological approaches. In the General Introduction, several authors review the epidemiology of upper and lower extremity pain syndromes and the process of taking a comprehensive history in patients affected by pain. In Chapter 5, the basic principles of the physical examination are covered, while Chapter 6 places the field of manual therapy within the context of contemporary pain neurosciences and therapeutic neuroscience education. For the remaining sections, the textbook alternates the upper and lower quadrants. Sections 2 and 3 provide state-of-the-art updates on mechanical neck pain, whiplash, thoracic outlet syndrome, myelopathy, radiculopathy, peri-partum pelvic pain, joint mobilizations and manipulations and therapeutic exercises, among others. Sections 4 to 9 review pertinent and updated aspects of the shoulder, hip, elbow, knee, the wrist and hand, and finally the ankle and foot. The last two sections of the book are devoted to muscle referred pain and neurodynamics.
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Macleod's Clinical Osces

Alexandra Evans, Meriel Tolhurst-Cleaver
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editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 352

This new book for medical students contains over 60 of the most commonly encountered OSCE stations in medicine and surgery. The OSCEs are arranged according to type of skill; for example history-taking, ethics and communication, physical examination. This is an accessible book for students under pressure who are revising for a clinical OSCE. It provides simple advice, tips about preparation, and will be easily understood. It provides sample OSCE station questions and simulated patient scripts (with answers) for practice at home.
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Obstetric & Gynaecological Ultrasound

How, Why and When

Alison Smith, Sonia Cumming
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editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 512

Obstetric and Gynaecological Ultrasound is a highly illustrated manual ideal for both the trainee and experienced sonographer that covers the full range of obstetric and gynaecological ultrasound examinations undertaken within a secondary referral setting. It combines the practicalities of how to perform these examinations with the information needed to interpret the findings and construct a clinically useful report. The new edition of this well-established book expands its scope to provide an understanding of ultrasound imaging within the clinical management of the gynaecological patient. Elsewhere, its obstetric content has been fully updated with the latest technological, clinical and medico-legal information relevant to routine practice. Furthermore, its experienced sonographer authors continue to advise on the practical aspects of scanning as well as the role, value and limitations of ultrasound in the diagnosis of different diseases thus providing firm foundations in both obstetric and gynaecological imaging.
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The Clinical Placement

An Essential Guide for Nursing Students

Sharon Bourgeois, Tracy Levett-Jones

editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 200

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Herbs and Natural Supplements

An Evidence-Based Guide

Lesley Braun, Marc Cohen

editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 236

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Functional Atlas of the Human Fascial System

Carla Stecco

editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 384

Principally based on dissections of hundreds of un-embalmed human cadavers over the past decade, Functional Atlas of the Human Fascial System presents a new vision of the human fascial system using anatomical and histological photographs along with microscopic analysis and biomechanical evaluation. Prof. Carla Stecco - orthopaedic surgeon and professor of anatomy and sport activities - brings together the research of a multi-specialist team of researchers and clinicians consisting of anatomists, biomechanical engineers, physiotherapists, osteopaths and plastic surgeons. In this Atlas Prof. Stecco presents for the first time a global view of fasciae and the actual connections that describe the myofascial kinetic chains. These descriptions help to explain how fascia plays a part in myofascial dysfunction and disease as well as how it may alter muscle function and disturb proprioceptive input. Prof. Stecco also highlights the continuity of the fascial planes, explaining the function of the fasciae and their connection between muscles, nerves and blood vessels. This understanding will help guide the practitioner in selecting the proper technique for a specific fascial problem with a view to enhancing manual therapy methods. Functional Atlas of the Human Fascial System opens with the first chapter classifying connective tissue and explaining its composition in terms of percentages of fibres, cells and extracellular matrix. The second chapter goes on to describe the general characteristics of the superficial fascia from a macroscopic and microscopic point of view; while the third analyzes the deep fascia in the same manner. The subsequent five chapters describe the fasciae from a topographical perspective. In this part of the Atlas, common anatomical terminology is used throughout to refer to the various fasciae but it also stresses the continuity of fasciae between the different bodily regions.
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Evidence-Based Physical Therapy for the Pelvic Floor

Bridging Science and Clinical Practice

Bary Berghmans, Kari Bo
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editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 446

Bridging the gap between evidence-based research and clinical practice, Physical Therapy for the Pelvic Floor has become an invaluable resource to practitioners treating patients with disorders of the pelvic floor. The second edition is now presented in a full colour, hardback format, encompassing the wealth of new research in this area which has emerged in recent years. Kari Bo and her team focus on the evidence, from basic studies (theories or rationales for treatment) and RCTs (appraisal of effectiveness) to the implications of these for clinical practice, while also covering pelvic floor dysfunction in specific groups, including men, children, elite athletes, the elderly, pregnant women and those with neurological diseases. Crucially, recommendations on how to start, continue and progress treatment are also given with detailed treatment strategies around pelvic floor muscle training, biofeedback and electrical stimulation.
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Constitutional facial acupuncture

Mary Elizabeth Wakefield

editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 356

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Twining's Textbook of Fetal Abnormalities

Anne Marie Coady, Sarah Bower

editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 632

Access practical guidance on the radiologic detection, interpretation, and diagnosis of fetal anomalies with Twining's Textbook of Fetal Abnormalities. With fetal scanning being increasingly done by obstetricians, this updated medical reference book features a brand-new editorial team of radiologist Anne Marie Coady and fetal medicine specialist Sarah Bower; these authorities, together with contributions from many other experts, provide practical, step-by-step guidance on everything from detection and interpretation to successful management approaches. Twining's Textbook of Fetal Abnormalities is a resource you'll turn to time and again!
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GUA SHA

TRADITIONAL TECHNIQUES FOR MODERN PRACTICE

NIELSEN A.

editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 154

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Management of Chronic Conditions in the Foot and Lower Leg

Keith Rome, Peter McNair

editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 272

Bridging the gap between undergraduate and postgraduate knowledge and experience, this new full colour resource uses an interdisciplinary approach to help manage chronic conditions - osteoarthritis, Achilles tendinopathy, gout, rheumatic diseases, forefoot/rearfoot entities, stress fractures/reactions, cerebral palsy - in the lower limb and foot. Each chapter includes sections on predisposing factors, diagnosis, impairments, function, quality of life and management strategies while highlighting any complex features of a condition which may present. The latest advances are discussed with suggestions for new paths of research - 'future directions'. The text is further supported by additional commentaries from internationally renowned researchers who highlight the key elements of the work and provide a supplementary perspective of the particular clinical condition. A general view of the patient's needs is offered throughout, connecting clinical realities to real-world patient experiences. Management of Chronic Conditions in the Foot and Lower Leg is a comprehensive, practical tool that can be used to inform daily decision making in practice as well as to support those who build policy and management strategies in the clinical areas covered.
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A Comprehensive Guide to Geriatric Rehabilitation

[Previously Entitled Geriatric Rehabilitation Manual]

John O. Barr, Michael L. Moran
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editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 624

Now in its third edition, this trusted clinical guide enables both the busy practitioner and student to review or to learn about a range of pathologies, conditions, examinations, diagnostic procedures, and interventions that can be effectively used in the physical rehabilitation of older people. It presents a broad overview of age-related physiological changes as well as specific professional discipline perspectives. Organized into eleven distinct and interrelated units, the first unit begins with key anatomical and physiological considerations seen with aging which have significant impact on the older person. The second and third units go on to review important aging-related conditions and disorders of the musculoskeletal and neuromuscular/neurological systems respectively. Neoplasms commonly encountered in older people are the focus of the fourth unit; while aging-related conditions of the cardiovascular, pulmonary, integumentary and sensory systems are presented in units five through seven. Unit eight highlights a range of specific clinical problems and conditions commonly encountered with older patients. Critically, all of these units emphasize important examination and diagnostic procedures needed for a thorough evaluation and stress interventions that can be of significant benefit to the older patient. The ninth unit presents select physical therapeutic interventions that are especially important in managing rehabilitative care. Key societal issues related to aging are discussed in the tenth unit. Finally, the concluding eleventh unit focuses on the successful rehabilitation team that includes both professional and non-professional caregiver members.
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Clinical Naturopathy

Jerome Sarris, Jon Wardle

editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 923

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Traditional Chinese Medicine Cupping Therapy

Ilkay Z. Chirali

editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 372

Traditional Chinese Medicine Cupping Therapy 3e provides a clear and detailed set of practical guidelines for the application of techniques of cupping in the context of TCM theory. Exploring the role of cupping in a variety of clinical contexts - which range from the treatment of children to the effective management of sports injuries and myofascial pain - this well-established, highly successful volume retains its useful step-by-step approach to the effective application of traditional cupping techniques with special emphasis on issues of safety, expectation and theoretical principles of action. Richly illustrated throughout, the latest edition of Traditional Chinese Medicine Cupping Therapy has been broadened to include discussion of the role of cupping in the management of an expanded range of pathological disorders and includes new chapters on Cupping Therapy Evidence-Based Research,Cupping's Folk Heritage, Cupping in Buddhist Medicine, Cosmetic Cupping Techniques and Cupping in Thailand's Traditional Lanna Medicine . Retaining the clear, accessible writing style that so readily characterised the success of earlier editions, Traditional Chinese Medicine Cupping Therapy 3e now comes with a website which contains a selection of practical videos showing the techniques explored and a fully downloadable image bank.
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Grainger & Allison's Diagnostic Radiology

A Textbook of Medical Imaging

Adrian K. Dixon, Andy Adam
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editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 2016

Long recognized as the standard general reference in the field, this completely revised edition of Grainger and Allison's Diagnostic Radiology provides all the information that a trainee needs to master to successfully take their professional certification examinations as well as providing the practicing radiologist with a refresher on topics that may have been forgotten. Organized along an organ and systems basis, this resource covers all diagnostic imaging modalities in an integrated, correlative fashion and focuses on those topics that really matter to a trainee radiologist in the initial years of training.
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Disaster and Development

An Occupational Perspective

Kerry Thomas, Nancy Rushford

editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 296

Disasters are confronting communities across the globe on a scale and intensity not previously witnessed. Following devastating earthquakes in Japan, New Zealand, Haiti, China, Indonesia and Pakistan, hurricanes in the Philippines and USA, floods in Bangladesh, the Balkans and Canada, famine and droughts in Africa and Australia, and ferocious wildfires in Europe, USA and Australia, to epidemics, conflicts and terrorism unleashing indiscriminate suffering across all continents...NO ONE IS IMMUNE...BUT SOME ARE MORE VULNERABLE THAN OTHERS. Allied health workers, including occupational therapists, are seeking ways to engage in a meaningful way...as professionals...individuals...and global citizens. Disaster and Development is a ground breaking book that crosses cultures and contexts to provide a foundation for critical reflection on the role of occupation in disaster and development. Drawing upon the experiences of survivors, and of practitioners, personnel from local and international organizations, researchers and academics, an occupational perspective is illuminated with implications for policy, practice and education. ENDORSEMENTS: WFOT - World Federation of Occupational Therapists "Timely, accessible, and reflecting the real life experiences of people who survive disaster and those that endeavour to help. At last, a unique resource that occupational therapists and others can count on in bringing about survivor-led recovery and resilience." Frank Kronenberg (co-editor, 'Occupational Therapy without Borders') "For students and practitioners this innovative book provides practical insights and guidance to assist individuals, families and communities affected by disaster and provides an important resource for this emerging area of practice."
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Scully's Medical Problems in Dentistry

Crispian Scully

editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 832

Advances in surgical and medical interventions and therapeutics continue apace and raise issues in relation to their appreciation, including their respective advantages and disadvantages, within the context of modern dentistry. The aim of this book is to provide a basis for the understanding of modern medicine and surgery on oral health and oral health care, and to help dental health workers deliver safe care within a framework of informed consent. In this 7th edition, many new topics have been added, which range from the additional of new medical disorders, relevant developments in pharmacology, including the use of biological therapies, social issues such as elder maltreatment and care of other vulnerable patients, and new national and international guidelines. "This remains an excellent comprehensive textbook bringing together relevant information into one place. It is a book to use for reference, rather than an end-to-end read, but it continues to fulfil its function amply in the increasingly complex world of the medical-dental interface." Reviewed by: Dental Update Date: Sept 2014
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