This study is concerned not with famous doctors and their discoveries, but with the rank and file practitioners: the surgeon-apothecaries of the 18th century and the general practitioners of the 19th. Some common assumptions about the history of the medical profession are challenged in this book, based largely on manuscript sources.
Palliative medicine - General Practice: The Integrative Approach. Palliative care, at its best, is provided by a team of individuals working towards common goals for a particular patient. The team may include doctors, nurses, allied healthcare staff, counsellors and family members. Symptom control, achievement of optimal quality of life and assistance with decision-making are all components of palliative care that can be provided by the general practitioner (GP). The critical role of the GP in the coordination of patient care is particularly pronounced for patients with advanced disease. Furthermore, a GP who has known a patient for much of their life is likely to have worthwhile insight into their values and wishes, and is well placed to assist them in negotiating difficult transitions.
The authors are highly respected professionals in the UK. It is a short, highly readable and well illustrated book on general and systematic pathology, approached from the point of view of what medical students need to know in order to understand the clinical work they will eventually be doing. Includes a great variety of self-assessment, to reinforce the messages and to test understanding – and to help students prepare for exams. Concise synoptic (not telegraphic text). Appropriate self-assessment material. Only covers core, so student knows the whole book is essential. Includes key objectives. Contains simple and memorable diagrams for reproduction in exams. Ideal for learning as well as...
Travel Medicine - General Practice: The Integrative Approach. Travel medicine is a new multidisciplinary specialty area that has emerged in response to the growing needs of the travelling population worldwide. Nearly all general practitioners (GPs) will need a basic knowledge of travel medicine, some GPs will make it an area of special interest and there are medical specialists whose whole practice is travel medicine. This chapter defines travel medicine, covers the pre-travel and post-travel health consultation, establishes the risks, developments in travel medicine, vector-borne diseases, non-infectious hazards of travel, travel advisories and travel insurance.
Mind Body Medicine - General Practice: The Integrative Approach Series. The main premise of MBM is that the mind (intelligence) governs or regulates the body. Although mind is non-physical—and therefore MBM is in essence a metaphysical explanation for physical phenomena—mind uses the body to execute its purposes. More particularly, the mind, powered by consciousness, thinks and feels through the agency of the brain. Mind, brain and body are inseparable. Mind and intelligence make themselves evident by observable results in the physical world. A practical way of expressing this principle is to say that psychological states such as chronic stress, depression, anxiety and fear produce profo...
Sports Medicine - General Practice: The Integrative Approach. Most initial presentations for sports injuries will be to a hospital accident and emergency department or to the general practitioner. Referral to a sports medicine practitioner, rheumatologist, physiotherapist, chiropractor, orthopaedic surgeon, sports psychologist, exercise physiologist or other healthcare practitioner may be necessary as part of a management plan for acute care or rehabilitation. This chapter covers ankle sprain, knee injuries, tendon injuries, drugs in sport and sports psychology.
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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Belize City Hospital, Belmopan Hospital, Belize Medical Associates, Karl Huesner Memorial Hospital, Orange Walk Hospital, San Ignacio Hospital, Punta Gorda Hospital, Dangriga Hospital, Corozal Hospital. Excerpt: Belize City Hospital is a hospital, located on Eyre Street in Belize City, Belize. The hospital treated many affected by Hurricane Dean. Antoni Gociski worked as a surgeon at the hospital from 1949. ... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=23398087