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    Orthopedic rehabilitation –See, Understand, Apply 

    This practical guide tells you everything you need to know about interdisciplinary aftercare and rehabilitation following orthopedic operations in the area of the extremities and the spine: concise information about surgical procedures, medical aftercare guidelines and physiotherapeutic treatment concepts for all stages of rehabilitation, based on the many years of interdisciplinary experience of physiotherapists and specialists in sports orthopedics.  

     

    Table of Contents:

     

    Introduction

    Pages 1-10

    Imhoff, Andreas B., M.D. (et al.)

     

    Shoulder: Surgical procedure/aftercare

    Pages 13-26

    Imhoff, Andreas B., M.D. (et al.)

     

    Shoulder: Rehabilitation

    Pages 27-60

    Imhoff, Andreas B., M.D. (et al.)

     

    Elbow: Surgical procedure/aftercare

    Pages 61-64

    Imhoff, Andreas B., M.D. (et al.)

     

    Elbow: Rehabilitation

    Pages 65-85

    Imhoff, Andreas B., M.D. (et al.)

     

    Hip: Surgical procedure/aftercare

    Pages 89-93

    Imhoff, Andreas B., M.D. (et al.)

     

    Hip: Surgical procedure/aftercare

    Pages 95-113

    Imhoff, Andreas B., M.D. (et al.)

     

    Thigh: Surgical procedure/aftercare

    Pages 115-118

    Imhoff, Andreas, M.D. (et al.)

     

    Thigh: Rehabilitation

    Pages 119-124

    Imhoff, Andreas, M.D. (et al.)

     

    Knee: Surgical procedure/aftercare

    Pages 125-136

    Imhoff, Andreas, M.D. (et al.)

     

    Knee: Rehabilitation

    Pages 137-169

    Imhoff, Andreas, M.D. (et al.)

     

    Cartilage treatment on the knee joint: Surgical procedure/aftercare

    Pages 171-176

    Imhoff, Andreas B., M.D. (et al.)

     

    Cartilage treatment on the knee joint: Rehabilitation

    Pages 177-188

    Imhoff, Andreas B., M.D. (et al.)

     

    Ankle joint: Surgical procedure/aftercare

    Pages 189-195

    Imhoff, Andreas, M.D. (et al.)

     

    Ankle joint: Rehabilitation

    Pages 197-221

    Imhoff, Andreas B., M.D. (et al.)

     

    Cervical spine: Surgical procedure/aftercare

    Pages 225-227

    Imhoff, Andreas, M.D. (et al.)

     

    Cervical spine: Rehabilitation

    Pages 229-245

    Imhoff, Andreas, M.D. (et al.)

     

    Thoracic/lumbar spine: Surgical procedure/aftercare

    Pages 247-250

    Imhoff, Andreas, M.D. (et al.)

     

    Thoracic/lumbar spine: Rehabilitation

    Pages 251-271

    Imhoff, Andreas B., M.D. (et al.)

     

    Rehab training in water

    Pages 273-284

    Imhoff, Andreas B., M.D. (et al.)

     

     

  • 56200lei 500.00 lei

     

    This book aims to address a number of controversies concerning the use of testosterone treatment. It explains topics that clinicians regularly encounter such as whether to use free or total testosterone in the evaluation of the patient with testosterone deficiency; what factors actually impact testosterone levels, polycythemia, gynecomastia, bone density, and hyperprolactinemia in the testosterone deficient patient; critical analysis of the numerous questionnaires that are available to clinicians; and the impact of testosterone therapy on male fertility, cardiovascular disease, and prostate events including prostate cancer. Guiding the reader in both evaluation and management, the book also illuminates novel concepts in the T space such as testosterone use in the transgender population, T therapy as an endothelial modulator, bipolar testosterone therapy in the patient with advanced prostate cancer, and testosterone therapy as a performance enhancer.

    Controversies in Testosterone Deficiency is intended for any clinician involved in the care of patients with testosterone deficiency, exploring hot topics and correcting existent misinformation in the routine care of patients.

     

    Table of Contents:

     

    What to Measure: Testosterone or Free Testosterone?

    Pages 1-13

    Wang, Christina (et al.)

     

    Erythrocytosis in Patients on Testosterone Therapy

    Pages 15-21

    Desai, Aakash P. (et al.)

     

    Role of Gonadotropins in Adult-Onset Functional Hypogonadism

    Pages 23-34

    Huhtaniemi, Ilpo

     

    Hyperprolactinemia in Men with Testosterone Deficiency

    Pages 35-43

    Trost, Landon

     

    Testosterone and Disordered Sleep

    Pages 45-56

    Yuen, Fiona (et al.)

    Testosterone Therapy and Male Fertility

    Pages 57-70

    Brannigan, Robert E.

     

    Testosterone and Prostate Effects

    Pages 71-79

    Salter, Carolyn A. (et al.)

     

    Testosterone in Females

    Pages 81-105

    Cipriani, Sarah (et al.)

     

    Testosterone in Transgender Population

    Pages 107-121

    Cocchetti, Carlotta (et al.)

     

    Testosterone as a Performance Enhancer

    Pages 123-138

    Hasan, O. (et al.)

     

  • 67400lei 610.00 lei

     

    Description:

     

    This text provides a comprehensive and contemporary discussion of current indications, techniques, technology, and results in ureteroscopy from the world leaders who perform this procedure.  It provides not only the latest literature and data regarding URS but also tips and tricks for the reader when performing various URS procedures.   Historical prospective will link the reader with the past and provide insight as to why we have evolved into a minimally invasive specialty. Technological advancements of both flexible and rigid ureteroscopic procedures are included to provide the reader with many practical considerations when choosing this modality for their patients. Renowned experts in the field discuss the myriad of supplemental devices that accompany URS and how best to utilize them in one’s practice. Unique to this predominantly clinical text, are sections on simulation and the socioeconomics of URS that demonstrate how the student can learn and acquire techniques and skills of their own.  Ureteroscopy: A Comprehensive Contemporary Guide provides its readers with a thorough and complete representation of the current state of URS and its applications and guide those interested in improving their techniques, armamentarium and horizons in this ever-changing world of minimally invasive urology. 

     

    Table of Contents:

     

    1. The History of the Development of Ureteral Endoscopy

    2. Indications for Ureteroscopy: Guidelines

    3. Flexible Ureteroscope Technology

    4. Radiation Safety During Surgery for Urolithiasis

    5. Safety and Care of Ureteroscopic Instruments

    6. Single-Use Flexible Ureteroscopes

    7. Devices for Stone Management

    8. Ho:YAG Laser Lithotripsy

    9. Ureteral Access Sheaths and Irrigation Devices

    10. Quality of Life After Ureteroscopy

    11. Postoperative Care of the Ureteroscopy Patient

    12. Complications of Ureteroscopy

    13. Management of Urolithiasis in Pregnancy

    14. Pediatric Ureteroscopy

    15. Ureteroscopic Management of Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma

    16. Simulation and Ureteroscopy (URS)

    17. Robotics and Ureteroscopy

     

  • 73000lei 670.00 lei

     

    Description:

     

    This book describes basic urological conditions and their management, with flowcharts to illustrate each step of patient treatment. Topics related to the upper and lower tract, urological infections, trauma, incontinence, andrology, and uro-oncology are all covered. The management of each condition is explained through point by point analysis that details patient pathways. Basic Urological Management aims to aid management decision making within urology and at specific points within patient pathways.

     

    Table of Contents:

     

    1. Visible Haematuria

    2. Diagnostic Pathway for Haematuria

    3. Non-Visible Haematuria

    4. Management Pathway for Bladder Tumour

    5. Elevated PSA/Abnormal DRE

    6. Diagnostic Pathway for Prostate Cancer

    7. Management Pathway for Prostate Cancer in Younger Patients

    8. Management Pathway for Older Patients with Prostate Cancer

    9. Management of TRUS Biopsy Sepsis

    10. Haematospermia

    11. Diagnostic and Management Pathway for Haematospermia

    12.  Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

    13. Diagnostic Pathway for LUTS

    14. Management Pathway for LUTS-Benign Prostatic Enlargement

    15.  Acute Urinary Retention

    16. Diagnostic Pathway for Acute Urinary Retention

    17. Management Pathway for Acute Urinary Retention

    18. Difficult Catheters

    19. Management Pathway for Difficult Catheters

    20.  Chronic Retention

    21. Diagnostic Pathway for Chronic Retention

    22. Management Pathway for Chronic Retention

    23. Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression

    24. Diagnostic Pathway for Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression

    25. Management Pathway for Metstatic Spinal Cord Compression

    26. Urethral Strictures

    27. Diagnostic Pathway for Urethral Strictures

    28. Management of Urethral Strictures

    29. Nocturnal Polyuria

    30. Diagnostic Pathway for Nocturnal Polyuria

    31. Management Pathway for Nocturnal Polyuria

    32.  Dysuria

    33. Diagnostic Pathway for Dysuria

    34. Management Pathways for Dysuria: Recurrent UTIS

    35.  Sepsis

    36. Diagnostic and Management Pathway for Sepsis

    37. Acute Pyelonephritis

    38. Chronic Pyelonephritis

    39. Diagnostic Pathway for Pyelonephritis

    40. Management Pathway for Pyelonephritis

    41. Cystitis

    42. Diagnostic Pathway for Cystitis

    43. Management Pathway for Cystitis

    44. Pyonephrosis

    45. Diagnosis of Pyonephrosis

    46. Management Pathway for Pyonephrosis

    47. Perinephric Abcess

    48. Diagnostic Pathway for Perinephric Abcess

    49. Management Pathway for Perinephric Abcess

    50. Necrotising Fasciitis

    51. Diagnostic Pathway for Necrotising Fasciitis

    52. Management Pathway for Necrotising Fasciitis

    53.  Scrotal Abscess

    54. Diagnostic Pathway for Scrotal Abcess

    55. Management Pathway for Scrotal Abcess

    56. Epididymitis/Orchitis

    57. Diagnostic Pathway for Epididymo-Orchitis

    58. Management Pathway for Epididymo-Orchtis

    59.  Prostatitis

    60. Diagnostic Pathway for Prostatitis

    61. Management Pathway for Prostatitis

    62. Renal/Ureteric Colic

    63. Diagnostic Pathway for Stones

    64. Management Pathway for Renal Stones

    65. Management Pathway for Ureteric Stones

    66.  Ureteral Clot Colic

    67. Diagnosis of Ureteral Clot Colic

    68. Management of Ureteral Clot Colic

    69. Pelvi-Ureteric Junction Obstruction

    70. Diagnosis of PUJO

    71. Management of PUJO

    72.  Hydronephrosis

    73. Diagnosis of Hydronephrosis

    74. Management of Hydronephrosis

    75. Renal Trauma

    76. Grading of Renal Trauma

    77. Diagnostic Pathway for Renal Trauma

    78. Management Pathway for Renal Trauma

    79. Ureteric Trauma

    80. Ureteric Injury Severity Scale

    81. Diagnostic Pathway for Ureteric Trauma

    82. Management of Ureteric Injury

    83. Bladder Trauma

    84. Injury Severity Scale, Bladder Trauma

    85. Diagnosis of Bladder Trauma

    86. Management of Bladder Trauma

    87. Urethral Trauma

    88. Urethral Injury Severity Scoring

    89. Diagnosis of Urethral Trauma

    90. Management Urethral Trauma

    91. Testicular Trauma

    92. Testicular Trauma Injury Scale

    93. Diagnosis of Testicular Trauma

    94. Management of Testicular Trauma

    95. Overactive Bladder

    96. Diagnosis of Overactive Bladder

    97. Management of Overactive Bladder

    98. Urinary Incontinence

    99. Diagnosis of Incontinence

    100. Management of Incontinence

    101. Priapism

    102. Diagnosis of Priapism

    103. Management of Priapism

    104. Penile Fracture

    105. Diagnosis of Penile Fracture

    106. Management of Penile Fracture

    107. Phimosis

    108. Diagnosis and Management of Phimosis

    109. Paraphimosis

    110. Management of Paraphimosis

    111. Erectile Dysfunction

    112. Diagnosis and Management of ED

    113. Penile Cancer

    114. Diagnosis of Penile Cancer

    115. Management of Penile Cancer

    116. A Renal Mass

    117. Management Pathway for Renal Mass

    118. A Painful Scrotum

    119. Diagnostic Pathway: A Painful Scrotum

    120. Management Pathway: A Painful Scrotum

    121. Scrotal Lesions

    122. Diagnostic and Management Pathways: Scrotal Lesions

    Back Matter

     

  • 89900lei 765.00 lei

     

    Description:

     

    Practical Urological Ultrasound has become a primary reference for urologists and sonographers performing urologic ultrasound examinations. This third edition is comprised of twenty-two chapters including newly added chapters on technical advancements in ultrasound, male reproduction ultrasound, point-of-care ultrasound, quality assessment and implementation for urologic practices, and sonographers in the urologic practice. All chapters are fully updated and expanded, covering additional literature on further elucidation of Doppler ultrasound principles, sonoelastography, quantitative evaluation of the clinical causes of ED, evaluations of the pelvic mesh implant and its complications, developments in multiparametic ultrasound of the prostate, and updated protocols in POCUS. Written by experts in the field of urology, Practical Urological Ultrasound, Third Edition continues to serve as an important resource for the novice and a comprehensive reference for the advanced sonographer.

     

    Table of Contents:

     

    1. History of Ultrasound

    2. Physical Principles of Ultrasound

    3. Bioeffects and Safety

    4. Maximizing Image Quality: User-Dependent Variables

    5. Renal Ultrasound

    6. Scrotal Ultrasound

    7. Penile Ultrasound

    8. Transabdominal Pelvic Ultrasound

    9. Pelvic Floor Ultrasound

    10. Transrectal Ultrasound

    11. Ultrasound for Prostate Biopsy

    12. Pediatric Urologic Ultrasound

    13. Applications of Urologic Ultrasound During Pregnancy

    14. Application of Urologic Ultrasound in Pelvic and Transplant Kidneys

    15. Intraoperative Urologic Ultrasound

    16. Male Reproductive Ultrasound

    17. Point-of-Care Ultrasound in Urology

    18. Urologic Ultrasound Protocols

    19. Quality Assessment and Initiatives for Urologic Ultrasound Practices

    20. Urology Ultrasound Practice Accreditation

    21. Sonographers in a Urologic Practice

    22. Technological Advancements in Ultrasound

     

  • Clinical Regenerative Medicine in Urology
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    89900lei 810.00 lei

     

    Description:

    This multidisciplinary book provides up-to-date information on clinical approaches that combine stem or progenitor cells, biomaterials and scaffolds, growth factors, and other bioactive agents in order to offer improved treatment of urologic disorders including lower urinary tract dysfunction, urinary incontinence, neurogenic bladder, and erectile dysfunction. In providing clinicians and researchers with a broad perspective on the development of regenerative medicine technologies, it will assist in the dissemination of both regenerative medicine principles and a variety of exciting therapeutic options. After an opening section addressing current developments and future perspectives in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, fundamentals such as cell technologies, biomaterials, bioreactors, bioprinting, and decellularization are covered in detail. The remainder of the book is devoted to the description and evaluation of a range of cell and tissue applications, with individual chapters focusing on the kidney, bladder, urethra, urethral sphincter, and penis and testis.

     

    Table of Contents:

     

    Part I: Introduction

    1: Current Developments and Future Perspectives of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

    1.1 Introduction

    1.2 Current Developments in TERM

    1.2.1 Cell Source

    1.2.2 Biomaterials

    1.2.3 Vascularization

    1.2.4 Bioreactors

    1.2.5 New and Innovative Technologies for TERM Applications

    1.3 Challenges and Future Perspectives

    References

    Part II: Fundamentals of Regenerative Medicine

    2: Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering

    2.1 Introduction

    2.2 Types of Biomaterials

    2.2.1 Natural Polymers

    2.2.2 Acellular Tissue Matrices

    2.2.3 Synthetic Biodegradable Polymers

    2.3 Basic Requirements of Biomaterials in Tissue Engineering

    2.3.1 Scaffolding System: Template

    2.3.2 Biodegradability/Bioabsorbability

    2.4 Advanced Biomaterial Systems in Tissue Engineering

    2.4.1 Surface Modification

    2.4.2 Drug Delivery System

    2.4.3 ECM-Mimetic Biomaterials

    2.4.4 Biophysical Signals

    2.5 Scaffold Fabrication Technologies

    2.5.1 Hydrogels

    2.5.2 Electrospinning

    2.5.3 Computer-Aided Scaffold Fabrication

    2.6 Tissue Engineering Applications

    2.6.1 Bulking Agents for Urinary Incontinence and Vesicoureteral Reflux

    2.6.2 Injection Therapy Using Muscle Progenitor Cells

    2.6.3 Endocrine Replacement

    2.6.4 Urethral Tissue

    2.6.5 Bladder

    2.6.6 Male and Female Reproductive Organs

    2.6.7 Kidney

    2.6.8 Blood Vessels

    2.6.9 Skeletal Muscle and Innervation

    2.7 Vascularization of Engineered Tissues

    2.7.1 Angiogenic Factor Delivery

    2.7.2 Incorporation of Endothelial Cells

    2.8 Conclusions and Future Directions

    References

    3: Cell Technologies

    3.1 Available Stem Cell Types for Urology Field

    3.1.1 Overview

    3.1.2 Stem Cell Properties

    3.1.3 Similarities and Differences Between Embryonic and Adult Stem Cells

    3.1.3.1 Embryonic Stem Cells, ES Cells

    Pluripotency

    ES Cell Markers

    Proliferation and Differentiation

    Stemness Maintenances

    Potential Clinical use

    Application to Genetic Disorders

    Repair of DNA Damage

    Preparation Method for hES Cells

    Difficulties

    3.1.3.2 Reprogrammed Stem Cells

    Cell Sources for Reprogramming

    Classification by Potency

    iPSC Strategy

    Reprogramming Factors

    Rejuvenation Mechanism

    Immune Response

    Teratoma Formation Mechanism

    3.1.3.3 Reprogramming Methods

    Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer

    Induced Totipotent Cells without SCNT

    Reprogramming with Reagents

    Single Transcription Factor

    CRISPR-Mediated Activator

    Antibody-Based Reprogramming

    Conditionally Reprogrammed Cells

    Lineage-Specific Enhancers

    Indirect Lineage Conversion

    Outer Membrane Glycoprotein

    Physical Approach

    3.1.3.4 iPSCs Generate Systems

    Viral System

    miRNA System

    Chemical Compound System

    Kinase Inhibitor System

    Plasmid System

    Episome System

    Lipofectamine System

    3.1.3.5 Mesenchymal Stem Cells, MSCs

    Morphology

    Cell Sources

    Identification Markers

    Differentiation Capacity

    Immunomodulatory Effects

    Homogenous Isolation

    3.1.3.6 Cord Blood and Amniotic Fluid-Derived Stem Cells

    Cord Blood Stem Cells

    Amniotic Stem Cells [48]

    3.2 Applications

    3.2.1 Stem Cell Culture

    3.2.1.1 Human Embryonic Stem Cell Culture Protocol

    Isolation of Primary Mouse Embryo Fibroblasts

    Preparation of MEF-Conditioned Medium, MEF-CM

    Microdissection Passaging of hESCs

    3.2.1.2 Human-Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Generation Protocol

    Preparation of Fibroblasts

    Lentivirus Production

    Lentiviral Infection

    Preparation of SNL Feeder Cells

    Preparation of Plat-E Cells

    Generation of iPS Cells

    3.2.1.3 Mesenchymal Stem Cell Culture Protocol

    Mesenchymal Stem Cell Isolation from Human Amniotic Membrane

    Mesenchymal Stem Cell Isolation from Adipose Tissue

    Mesenchymal Stem Cell Isolation from Cord Blood

    Mesenchymal Stem Cell Isolation from Amniotic Fluid

    Mesenchymal Stem Cell Isolation from Mouse Bone Marrow

    Mesenchymal Stem Cells Isolated from Peripheral Blood

    3.2.2 Stem Cell Characteristic Analysis Methods

    3.2.2.1 Culture-Related Factors

    Possible Changes

    Colony-Forming Unit-Fibroblastic (CFU-F)

    Karyotyping

    Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH)

    Comparative Genomic Hybridization

    SNP Analysis

    Epigenetic Profiling

    Flow Cytometry

    Immunocytochemistry and Immunohistochemistry

    RT-PCR, RT-qPCR, and Digital PCR

    Western Blotting

    Biomarker Analysis

    Embryoid Body and Teratoma Formation

    3.2.3 Cellular Differentiation Mechanisms

    3.2.3.1 Epigenetics in Stem Cell Differentiation

    Epigenetic Control

    Mechanisms of Epigenetic Regulation

    Cell Signaling in Epigenetic Control

    Matrix Elasticity Effect on Differentiation

    3.2.4 Stem Cell Therapy and Research

    3.2.4.1 Transplantation of Stem Cells

    3.2.4.2 For Research

    3.2.4.3 For Disease

    3.2.4.4 For Drug Discovery

    3.2.4.5 Clinical Translation

    3.2.4.6 Challenges

    3.2.4.7 Conservation

    References

    4: Bioreactors for Regenerative Medicine in Urology

    4.1 Introduction

    4.2 Fundamental Design and Types of Bioreactor Systems

    4.2.1 Spinner Flask Bioreactor System

    4.2.2 Rotating Wall Vessel (RWV) Bioreactor System

    4.2.3 Hollow Fiber System

    4.2.4 Hollow Fiber-Incorporated Perfusion Bioreactor

    4.3 Application of Bioreactors for the Engineering of Urogenital Constructs

    4.3.1 Bladder

    4.3.2 Urethra and Ureter

    4.3.3 Kidney

    4.4 Future Perspectives

    References

    5: 3D Bioprinting for Tissue Engineering

    5.1 Introduction

    5.2 Bioprinting Techniques

    5.2.1 Jetting-Based Bioprinting

    5.2.2 Extrusion-Based Bioprinting

    5.2.3 Laser-Based Bioprinting (LBB)

    5.2.3.1 Stereolithography (SLA)

    5.2.3.2 Laser-Assisted Bioprinting (LAB)

    5.3 Applications

    5.3.1 Tissue Engineering

    5.3.1.1 Blood Vessels

    5.3.1.2 Bone and Cartilage

    5.3.1.3 Other Organs

    5.3.2 Bio-Chip

    5.3.2.1 Body-on-a-Chip

    5.3.2.2 Biosensor

    5.3.3 Drug Delivery System

    References

    6: Decellularization

    6.1 Introduction

    6.2 Rationale for Decellularization

    6.3 Decellularization Protocols

    6.3.1 Physical Methods

    6.3.1.1 Temperature

    6.3.1.2 Force and Pressure

    6.3.2 Chemical Methods

    6.3.2.1 Acids and Bases

    6.3.2.2 Hypotonic and Hypertonic Solutions

    6.3.2.3 Detergents

    6.3.2.4 Alcohols

    6.3.3 Biologic Agents

    6.3.3.1 Enzymes

    6.3.3.2 Nonenzymatic Agents

    6.4 Changes in the Mechanical Properties of Decellularized ECM During Constructive Remodeling

    6.5 Sterilization of Decellularized Scaffolds

    6.5.1 Ethylene Oxide Exposure

    6.5.2 Gamma Irradiation Exposure

    6.5.3 Supercritical Carbon Dioxide

    6.6 Effects and Evaluation of Decellularized Scaffolds

    6.7 Removal of Residual Chemicals

    6.8 Eight Decellularized Scaffolds as a Platform for Bioengineered Organs

    6.8.1 Liver

    6.8.2 Heart

    6.8.3 Lung

    6.8.4 Kidney

    6.8.5 Pancreas

    6.8.6 Spinal Cord and Brain

    6.8.7 Visceral Organs

    6.8.8 Skin

    References

    Part III: Cell and Tissue Applications

    7: Kidney

    7.1 Introduction

    7.2 Mechanisms of Kidney Regeneration

    7.2.1 Cells Involved in Kidney Repair

    7.2.1.1 Renal Progenitor Cells

    7.2.1.2 Proliferation of Mature Renal Epithelial Cells

    7.2.1.3 Mesenchymal Stem Cells

    7.2.2 Renotropic Factors

    7.2.3 Macrophage

    7.2.4 Signaling Pathways in Mediating the Regenerative Process

    7.2.4.1 PI3K/AKT/mTOR Pathway

    7.2.4.2 Wnt/GSK3/β-Catenin Pathway

    7.2.4.3 JAK/STAT Pathway

    7.2.4.4 MAPK/ERK Pathway

    7.3 Improving Renal Function After Kidney Injury

    7.3.1 Cell-Based Approach

    7.3.2 Developmental Biology

    7.4 De Novo Organ Regeneration

    7.4.1 Artificial Scaffold

    7.4.1.1 Bioengineered Scaffold

    7.4.1.2 Decellularized Cadaveric Scaffold

    7.4.2 Isolation of Cells

    7.4.2.1 Label-Retaining Cells

    7.4.2.2 Side Population Cells

    7.4.2.3 Cell Surface Markers

    7.4.2.4 Cell Culture

    7.4.2.5 Parietal Epithelial Cells

    7.4.3 Potential Cell Sources for Renal Regeneration

    7.4.3.1 Kidney Tissue-Derived Cells

    Primary Kidney Cells

    Renal Stem/Progenitor Cells

    7.4.3.2 Mesenchymal Stem Cells

    Bone Marrow-Derived Stem Cells

    Adipose Tissue-Derived Stem Cells

    Umbilical Cord Blood-Derived Stem Cells

    Amniotic Fluid Stem Cells

    Endothelial Progenitor Cells

    7.4.3.3 Pluripotent Stem Cell

    Embryonic Stem Cell

    Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell

    7.4.4 In Vitro Kidney Regeneration Without Scaffolds

    7.4.5 Blastocyst Complementation

    7.4.6 Embryonic Organ Transplantation

    7.4.7 Renal Tissue Regeneration Using Metanephric Progenitor Cells

    7.4.8 Kidney Regeneration Using Xenoembryos

    7.5 Bioartificial Kidney

    7.5.1 Renal Tubule Assist Device

    7.5.2 Bioartificial Renal Epithelial Cell System

    7.5.3 Wearable or Implantable Bioartificial Kidney

    7.6 Future Perspectives

    References

    8: Bladder

    8.1 Introduction

    8.2 The Use of Matrices for Bladder Regeneration

    8.2.1 Naturally Derived Matrices

    8.2.2 Synthetic Matrices

    8.2.3 Acellular Tissue Matrices

    8.2.4 Hybrid or Composite Scaffolds

    8.3 Bladder Regeneration Using Cell Transplantation

    8.3.1 Mesenchymal Stem Cell

    8.3.2 Embryonic Stem Cell

    8.3.3 Urine-Derived Stem Cell

    8.3.4 Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell

    8.4 Tissue Engineering Approach for Bladder Regeneration

    8.4.1 Animal Models

    8.4.2 Human Models

    8.4.3 Neo-urinary Conduits

    8.4.4 Kyungpook National University Experiences

    8.4.5 Whole Bladder Reconstruction

    8.5 Conclusions and Perspectives

    References

    9: Urethra

    9.1 Introduction

    9.2 Tissue Engineering for Urethroplasty to Treat Urethral Lesions

    9.2.1 Natural Materials

    9.2.2 Synthetic Polymers

    9.2.3 Hybrid or Composite Scaffolds

    9.2.3.1 Acellular Matrices Utilized in Animal Models

    9.2.3.2 Acellular Matrices Utilized in Human Models

    9.2.3.3 Cellularized Matrices Utilized in Animal Models (Monoculture)

    9.2.3.4 Cellularized Matrices Utilized in Human Models (Monoculture)

    9.2.3.5 Recellularized Matrices Utilized in Animal Models (Co-Culture)

    9.2.3.6 Recellularized Matrices Utilized in Human Models (Co-Culture)

    9.3 Current Challenges and Future Perspectives

    References

    10: Urethral Sphincter: Stress Urinary Incontinence

    10.1 Introduction

    10.1.1 Stress Urinary Incontinence

    10.1.1.1 Introduction of Stress Urinary Incontinence Including Symptoms

    10.1.1.2 Definition of Stress Urinary Incontinence

    10.1.1.3 Prevalence of Stress Urinary Incontinence

    10.1.1.4 Etiology of Stress Urinary Incontinence

    Male

    Female

    10.1.1.5 Mechanism of Stress Urinary Incontinence

    10.1.1.6 Current Clinical Management of Stress Urinary Incontinence

    Male

    Female

    10.1.1.7 Limitation of Current Therapy

    10.1.2 Regenerative Medicine for Stress Urinary Incontinence

    10.1.2.1 Purpose of Regenerative Medicine

    10.1.2.2 Application of Regenerative Medicine for Stress Urinary Incontinence

    10.1.2.3 Purpose of This Chapter

    10.2 Body

    10.2.1 Regenerative Therapy of Stress Urinary Incontinence As Alternative Approach

    10.2.1.1 Overview of Cell Therapy for Stress Urinary Incontinence

    10.2.1.2 Source of Stem Cells for Stress Urinary Incontinence Therapy

    Embryonic Stem Cells

    Amniotic Fluid Stem Cells

    Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells

    Adult Stem Cells

    Mesenchymal Stem Cells

    Urine-Derived Stem Cells

    10.2.1.3 Stem Cell Procurement

    10.2.1.4 Stem Cell Homing

    10.2.1.5 Stem Cell Differentiation

    10.2.1.6 Bioactive Effects of Stem Cells

    10.2.2 Experimental Trials

    10.2.2.1 Animal Model

    10.2.2.2 Pathophysiological Animal Models of Reversible Incontinence

    Vaginal Distension Model

    Murine Vaginal Distension Model

    Cell Therapy in Vaginal Distension Murine Model

    Cell Therapy in Vaginal Distension Larger Animal Model

    Pudendal Nerve Crush

    Pudendal Nerve Crush Model Introduction

    Fecal Incontinence

    Vaginal Distension Combined with Pudendal Nerve Crush Model

    Conclusion of Reversible Incontinence Model

    10.2.2.3 Pathophysiological Animal Models of Durable Incontinence

    Durable Animal Model

    Urethrolysis

    First Study of Urethrolysis and Method Including Durability

    Limitation of Urethrolysis

    Enhanced Model of Urethrolysis (Urethrolysis with Cardiotoxin Injection)

    Electrocauterization

    Method of Electrocauterization and Durability

    Limitation of Electrocauterization

    Electrocauterization Studies

    Urethral Sphincterotomy

    Method of Sphincterotomy and Durability

    Limitation of Sphincterotomy

    Pubourethral Ligament and Pudendal Nerve Transection

    Durability of Pubourethral Ligament and Pudendal Nerve Transection

    Bilateral Pudendal Nerve Transection (Transection of the Pudendal Nerve)

    Durability of Bilateral Transection of the Pudendal Nerve

    Advantage of Transection of the Pudendal Nerve

    Limitation of Transection of the Pudendal Nerve

    10.2.2.4 Regeneration of the Urethral Sphincter Using Cell Therapy in Animal Models

    Mesenchymal Stem Cell-Based Study

    Mesenchymal Stem Cell Homing Study

    Mesenchymal Stem Cells + Periurethral Injection

    Amniotic Fluid Stem Cells

    Limitation

    Adipose-Derived Stem Cell-Based Study

    Adipose-Derived Stem Cell Introduction (Advantage and Disadvantage)

    Adipose-Derived Stem Cell Several Studies

    Innervation Comment

    Muscle-Derived Cells and Muscle-Derived Stem Cell-Based Study

    MDS Researches

    Muscular Precursor Cell-Based Study

    Myoblast Researches

    Muscle Precursor Cell Researches

    Human Cell-Based Study

    Human Muscle Precursor Cell Studies

    Human-Human Umbilical Cord Blood Studies

    Human Amniotic Fluid Stem Cell Studies

    Human Myoblast Studies

    10.2.3 Clinical Trials

    10.2.3.1 Overview of Clinical Trials

    Cell Type on Clinical Trials

    Cell Status (Number, Injection Routes, Duration) on Clinical Trials

    Overall Outcomes Including Efficacy and Safety on Clinical Trials

    Regarding Usage of Bulking Agents

    10.2.3.2 First Clinical Trial Using Myoblast and Fibroblast

    10.2.3.3 Muscle-Derived Stem Cells and Muscle-Derived Cell Clinical Trial

    Muscle-Derived Stem Cell Trials

    Limitation of Muscle-Derived Stem Cell Trial

    Muscle-Derived Cell Trial and Limitation

    Myoblast Trial

    Minced Skeletal Muscle Tissue (MSMT)

    10.2.3.4 Adipose-Derived Stem Cell Trial

    10.2.3.5 Umbilical Cord Blood Mononuclear Cell Trial

    10.2.3.6 Total Nucleated Cells with Platelet-Rich Plasma Trial

    10.2.3.7 Analysis of Clinical Outcomes and Adverse Events of Cell-Based Therapy in Urinary Inco

    Summary and Limitation of Clinical Trials

    Discussion/Approach of Clinical Trials

    Limitations of (Pre-) Clinical Trials

    Limitations of Mesenchymal Stem Cells

    10.3 Conclusion

    10.3.1 Summary

    10.3.2 Future Perspectives

    10.3.2.1 Optimization of In Vivo Animal Models

    Outline of Animal Models for Cell Therapy

    Various Animal Models and Limitation of Small or Large Animal Model

    Canine Model

    Pig Model

    Monkey Model

    10.3.2.2 The Adequate Cell Type Needed for Regeneration of Tissue

    10.3.2.3 Subtyping the Stress Urinary Incontinence Population

    10.3.2.4 Are There Alternatives to Cells?

    References

    11: Penis and Testis

    11.1 Penis

    11.1.1 Introduction

    11.1.2 Anatomy

    11.1.3 Hemodynamics and Mechanism of Erection and Detumescence

    11.1.4 Penile Reconstruction

    11.1.4.1 Penile Enhancement

    11.1.4.2 Tunica Albuginea Reconstruction

    11.2 Testis

    11.2.1 Introduction

    11.2.2 Anatomy

    11.2.3 Transplantation of Testicular Tissue

    11.2.4 Testosterone Delivery System

     

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    This updated volume provides a concise guide to the pathogenic, therapeutic, and preventative roles of bacteria in urology. New chapters discussing the involvement of the microbiome in the areas of recurrent kidney stone disease, female urology, and prostate cancer are included. The treatment of urosepsis, stone management, genitourinary malignancy, stone sequencing, and the role of microbiome and virome in urology are also covered.

    The Role of Bacteria in Urology is relevant to both clinicians and scientists interested in the infection of the genitourinary system.

     

    Table of Contents:

     

    Bacteria in the Genitourinary Tract: The Microbiota and Efforts to Address Infection

    Tina Gao, Kymora B. Scotland

    Pages 1-7

    Overview of Urinary Tract Infections

    Justin Y. H. Chan, Kymora B. Scotland, Dirk Lange

    Pages 9-22

    Pathogenic Mechanisms of Uropathogens

    Kaylen O’Rourke, Peter A. Cadieux

    Pages 23-39

    Urosepsis: Pathogenesis and Treatment

    Samir Bidnur, Kymora B. Scotland

    Pages 41-50

    The Microbiome in the Testis: Epididymitis and Orchitis

    Benjamin Shiff, Ryan Flannigan

    Pages 51-60

    Struvite Stone Formation by Ureolytic Biofilms

    Erika J. Espinosa-Ortiz, Robin Gerlach

    Pages 61-70

    Management of Infection Stones

    Tim Large, Amy E. Krambeck

    Pages 71-78

    The Use of Probiotics and Other Microbiota Therapies to Mitigate Recurrent Calcium Oxalate Stone Formation

    Liam Brennan, Kaitlin F. Al, Jennifer Bjazevic, Hassan Razvi, Jeremy P. Burton

    Pages 79-93

    Role of Oxalobacter formigenes Colonization in Calcium Oxalate Kidney Stone Disease

    John Knight, Ross P. Holmes

    Pages 95-102

    BCG for the Treatment of Non-muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer

    Roland Seiler, Peter C. Black

    Pages 103-118

    The Microbiome in Female Urology

    Whitney Smith, Alana Murphy

    Pages 119-124

    The Microbiome in the Prostate: Prostatitis and Prostate Cancer

    Claudia Chavez-Munoz, Bhavish Kowlessur, Alan So

    Pages 125-135

    Beyond Bacteria: The Mycobiome and Virome in Urology

    Louisa Ho, Simran Parmar, Kymora B. Scotland

    Pages 137-146

    Metagenomics and the Microbiome

    Victor Wong, Dirk Lange

    Pages 147-157

    Urologic Devices: Infection and Encrustation

    Colin Lundeen, Kymora B. Scotland

    Pages 159-168

    The Role of Bacteria in Non-infection Stone Formation

    Ryan Dornbier, Petar Bajic, Andrew Schwaderer, Alan J. Wolfe

    Pages 169-178

    The Role of the Intestinal Microbiome in Oxalate Homeostasis

    Aaron W. Miller

    Pages 179-186

    Back Matter

    Pages 187-193

     

     

    Noodle vita

  • 56200lei 505.00 lei

    This new edition provides updated procedural recommendations and outcomes in all areas of endoscopic, robotic, and laparoscopic urology.  New chapters cover alternative minimally invasive techniques for the management of benign prostatic hyperplasia, as well as an in-depth review of instrumentation for stone surgery. All chapters contain new or revised “equipment lists” and tips and tricks for the practicing urologist, covering a broad spectrum of urologic diseases. Authored by a wide array of leaders in the field known for both their clinical prowess and commitment to education, the second edition of Minimally Invasive Urology: An Essential Clinical Guide to Endourology, Laparoscopy, LESS and Robotics provides a critical resource for clinicians, surgeons, operating room technicians, operating room managers and hospital administration.

     

    Table of Contents:

     

    Laparoscopic and Robotic Access

    Andrew Bergersen, Benjamin R. Lee

    Pages 1-11

    Laparoscopic Renal Extirpative Surgery

    David Mikhail, Jessica Kreshover, Lee Richstone

    Pages 13-26

    Laparoscopic and Robotic Reconstruction of the Upper Genitourinary Tract

    Ryan L. Steinberg, Jeffrey C. Gahan

    Pages 27-42

    Laparoscopic and Robot-Assisted Adrenalectomy

    Ravi Munver, Johnson F. Tsui

    Pages 43-61

    Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy

    Bernardo Rocco, Rafael Ferreira Coelho, Ahmed Eissa, Maria Chiara Sighinolfi, Ahmed Elsherbiny, Ahmed Zoeir et al.

    Pages 63-91

    Robot-Assisted Partial Nephrectomy

    Nathan A. Brooks, Chad R. Tracy

    Pages 93-107

    Robotic-Assisted Radical Cystectomy

    Granville L. Lloyd, Janet E. Baack Kukreja

    Pages 109-128

    Robotic Pyeloplasty

    Naveen Kachroo, Sri Sivalingam, Sara L. Best

    Pages 129-143

    Robotic Abdominal Sacrocolpopexy

    Sarah McAchran, Courtenay K. Moore

    Pages 145-156

    Standard and Robot-Assisted Laparoendoscopic Single-Site Urologic Surgery

    Riccardo Bertolo, Rair José Valero Carrion, Jihad H. Kaouk

    Pages 157-168

    Instrumentation for Stone Disease

    Bodo E. Knudsen

    Pages 169-193

    Percutaneous Management of Large Renal Calculi (Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy)

    Karen L. Stern, Shubha De, Manoj Monga

    Pages 195-203

    Ureteroscopy for Treatment of Calculi

    John Roger Bell, Necole M. Streeper

    Pages 205-221

    Endoscopic Incisions

    Jennifer Bjazevic, Philippe D. Violette, Hassan Razvi

    Pages 223-240

    Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP)

    Tim Large, Amy E. Krambeck

    Pages 241-252

    Photoselective Vaporization of the Prostate

    David R. Paolone, Daniel H. Williams IV

    Pages 253-268

    Nonlaser Transurethral Resection of the Prostate

    Alexis E. Te, Dominique Thomas, Bilal I. Chughtai

    Pages 269-282

    New Alternative Treatments for Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Secondary to Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

    Joseph T. Mahon, Kevin T. McVary

    Pages 283-305

    Back Matter

    Pages 307-317

     


  • 336.00 lei

     

    This book discusses the management of various aspects of the professional life of newly qualified urologists as well as more experienced urologists. It features clear, easy-to-read chapters covering various topics, including clinical and surgical patient care, administrative duties, and research despite the increasing constraints on time and resources in today's hectic practice environment. 

    Navigating Organized Urology: A Practical Guide systematically presents a range of practical strategies for a successful transition from trainee to practising urologist, while also offering more experienced urologists a fresh perspective on efficient management and successful adaptation of their practices for the modern age.

     

    Table of Contents:

     

    Knowing Yourself

    Stephen Y. Nakada

    Pages 1-7

    Finding the Right Job

    E. Jason Abel

    Pages 9-15

    The Role of the Educator

    Byron D. Joyner

    Pages 17-25

    The Urologist as an Effective Administrative Leader

    Salimah Velji, James M. McKiernan

    Pages 27-34

    The Urologist as Researcher

    Wade Bushman

    Pages 35-43

    Academic Roles: Inventor

    Ryan L. Steinberg, Brett A. Johnson, Jeffrey A. Cadeddu

    Pages 45-53

    Academic Research Collaboration

    Kristina L. Penniston

    Pages 55-70

    Patient Satisfaction

    Sarah E. Tevis, Nizar N. Jarjour

    Pages 71-79

    Managing the Operating Room: A Urologist’s Guide to Enhancing Efficiency and Quality

    David F. Jarrard

    Pages 81-86

    Enhancing and Promoting Your Office Urology Practice

    David Mobley, Neil Baum

    Pages 87-94

    The Importance of Coding and Billing

    David Paolone

    Pages 95-103

    Time Management

    Aaron A. Laviana, Sam S. Chang

    Pages 105-114

    Media and Social Media

    Stacy Loeb

    Pages 115-122

    Burnout, Happiness, and Work–Life Harmony

    Granville L. Lloyd, Sarah E. McAchran

    Pages 123-134

    The Power of History and Leveraging Past Institutional Success

    Sutchin R. Patel

    Pages 135-144

    Re-Evaluating Yourself

    Stephen Y. Nakada

    Pages 145-151

    Back Matter

    Pages 153-154

     

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    Description:

     

    Dramatic improvement in imaging techniques (3D ultrasonography, dynamic magnetic resonance) allows greater insight into the complex anatomy of the pelvic floor and its pathological modifications.Obstetrical events leading to fecal and urinary incontinence in women, the development of pelvic organ prolapse, and mechanism of voiding dysfunction and obstructed defecation can now be accurately assessed, which is fundamental for appropriate treatment decision making. This book is written for gynecologists, colorectal surgeons, urologists, radiologists, and gastroenterologists with a special interest in this field of medicine. It is also relevant to everyone who aspires to improve their understanding of the fundamental principles of pelvic floor disorders.

     

    Table of Contents:

     

    Part I. State of the Art Pelvic Floor Anatomy

    1. Pelvic Floor Anatomy

    2. Biochemical Properties and Hormonal Receptors of Pelvic Floor Tissues

    3. The Integral System of Pelvic Floor Function and Dysfunction

    4. The Pelvic Floor: Neurocontrol and Functional Concepts

    Part II. Pelvic Floor Imaging

    5. Principles and Technical Aspects of Integrated Pelvic Floor Ultrasound

    6. Transperineal Ultrasonography: Methodology and Normal Pelvic Floor Anatomy

    7. Endovaginal Ultrasonography: Methodology and Normal Pelvic Floor Anatomy

    8. Endoanal and Endorectal Ultrasonography: Methodology and Normal Anorectal Anatomy

    9. Technical Innovations in Pelvic Floor Ultrasonography

    10. Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Methodology and Normal Pelvic Floor Anatomy

    11. Dynamic Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Pelvic Floor: Technique and Methodology

    Part III. Obstetric Pelvic Floor and Anal Sphincter Trauma

    12. Mechanisms of Pelvic Floor Trauma During Vaginal Delivery

    13. Posterior Compartment Trauma and Management of Acute Obstetric Anal Sphincter Injuries

    14. Neurogenic Trauma During Delivery

    15. Prevention of Perineal Trauma

    Part IV. Urinary Incontinence and Voiding Dysfunction

    16. Overview: Epidemiology and Etiology of Urinary Incontinence and Voiding Dysfunction

    17. Urinary Incontinence and Voiding Dysfunction: Patient-Reported Outcome Assessment

    18. Urodynamics Techniques and Clinical Applications

    19. Ultrasonographic Techniques and Clinical Applications

    20. Biofeedback

    21. Selection of Midurethral Slings for Women with Stress Urinary Incontinence

    22. Tape Positioning: Does It Matter?

    23. Colposuspension and Fascial Sling

    24. Injectable Biomaterials

    25. Artificial Urinary Sphincter in Women

    26. Pharmacological Treatment of Urinary Incontinence and Overactive Bladder: The Evidence

    27. Intravesical Botulinum Toxin for the Treatment of Overactive Bladder

    28. Sacral Nerve Stimulation for Overactive Bladder and Voiding Dysfunction

    Part V. Anal Incontinence

    29. Overview: Epidemiology and Aetiology of Anal Incontinence

    30. Patient-Reported Outcome Assessment in Anal Incontinence

    31. Anorectal Manometry

    32. Endoanal Ultrasonography in Anal Incontinence

    33. Transperineal Ultrasonography in the Assessment of Anal Incontinence and Obstetric Anal Sphincter Injuries

    34. Magnetic Resonance Imaging

    35. Neurophysiological Evaluation: Techniques and Clinical Evaluation

    36. Behavioral Therapies and Biofeedback for Anal Incontinence

    37. Sphincter Repair and Postanal Repair

    38. Dynamic Graciloplasty

    39. Injectable and Implantable Biomaterials for Anal Incontinence

    40. Sacral Neuromodulation for Fecal Incontinence

    41. Posterior Tibial Nerve Stimulation for Faecal Incontinence

    42. Radiofrequency

    43. Other Surgical Options for Anal Incontinence: From End Stoma to Stem Cell

    44. Treatment of Anal Incontinence: Which Outcome Should We Measure?

    Part VI. Pelvic Organ Prolapse

    45. Epidemiology and Etiology of Pelvic Organ Prolapse

    46. Patient-Reported Outcomes and Pelvic Organ Prolapse

    47. Integrated Imaging Approach to Pelvic Organ Prolapse

    48. Transperineal Ultrasound: Practical Applications

    49. Three-Dimensional and Dynamic Endovaginal Ultrasonography for Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Levator Ani Damage

    50. Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Levator Ani Damage, and Pelvic Organ Prolapse

    51. Dynamic Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Pelvic Floor Pathologies

    52. Pelvic Floor Muscle Training in Prevention and Treatment of Pelvic Organ Prolapse

    53. Use of Pessaries for Pelvic Organ Prolapse

    54. Anterior and Posterior Colporrhaphy: Native Tissue Versus Mesh

    55. Apical Prolapse Surgery

    56. Laparoscopic Pelvic Floor Surgery

    57. The Robotic Approach to Urogenital Prolapse

    58. Concurrent Prolapse and Incontinence Surgery

    59. Management of Pelvic Organ Prolapse: A Unitary or Multidisciplinary Approach?

    Part VII. Constipation and Obstructed Defecation

    60. Epidemiology and Etiology of Constipation and Obstructed Defecation: An Overview

    61. Patient-Reported Outcome Assessment in Constipation and Obstructed Defecation

    62. Anorectal Manometry, Rectal Sensory Testing and Evacuation Tests

    63. Ultrasonography in the Assessment of Obstructive Defecation Syndrome

    64. Echodefecography: Technique and Clinical Application

    65. Evacuation Proctography

    66. The Abdominal Approach to Rectal Prolapse

    67. The Perineal Approach to Rectal Prolapse

    68. The Laparoscopic Approach to Rectal Prolapse

    69. The Role of Robotic Surgery in Rectal Prolapse

    70. Sacral Neuromodulation for Constipation

    Part VIII. Pelvic Pain and Sexual Dysfunction

    71. Bladder Pain Syndrome/Interstitial Cystitis

    72. Pelvic Pain Associated with a Gynecologic Etiology

    73. Chronic Idiopathic Anorectal Pain Disorders

    74. Female Sexual Dysfunction

    75. A Myofascial Perspective on Chronic Urogenital Pain in Women

    76. Pharmacological Treatment of Chronic Pelvic Pain

    77. Idiopathic Chronic Pelvic Pain: A Different Perspective

    Part IX. Fistulae

    78. Urogenital Fistulae

    79. Rectovaginal Fistulae

    80. Emerging Concepts in Classification of Anal Fistulae

    81. Ultrasonographic Assessment of Anorectal Fistulae

    82. MR Imaging of Fistula-in-Ano

    83. Surgical Treatment of Anorectal Sepsis

    84. Management of Anorectal Fistulae in Crohn’s Disease

    Part X. Failure or Recurrence After Surgical Treatment: What to Do When It All Goes Wrong

    85. Imaging and Management of Complications of Urogynecologic Surgery

    86. Surgical Management of Complications After Urogynaecological Surgery

    87. Endosonographic Investigation of Anorectal Surgery Complications

    88. Investigation and Management of Complications After Coloproctological Surgery

    Part XI. Miscellaneous

    89. Congenital Abnormalities of the Pelvic Floor: Assessment and Management

    90. Male Urinary Incontinence: Assessment and Management

    Back Matter

     

  • 350.00 lei

     

    Book Description:

     

    Genital prolapse, or pelvic organ prolapse, occurs when the structures of the pelvis protrude into the outside vaginal canal. Genital Prolapse and Urinary Incontinence is the first book of its kind dedicated specifically to genital prolapse and is filled with every different type of prolapse, including the bladder, uterus, rectum, and the mucosal fold containing the intestine. Covering all aspects of this defect while emphasizing the managed care of genital prolapse, this text also explores both surgical and non-surgical treatments, which include methods for the diagnosis and treatment of all abnormalities.

    This source examines:

     

    Table of Contents:

     

    Dynamic anatomy of the pelvic floor.  History and clinical investigations: patient complaints in perspective.  Cytodefecography.  Urodynamic investigations: do they make a difference in the outcome?  Endoscopic treatment: the Burch procedure.  Surgical techniques for synthetic suburethral sling placement: TVT and TOT.  Evidence-based medicine on the surgical treatment of urinary stress incontinence and genital prolapse.  Para-urethral injections and other options.  Computer-based electronic artificial sphincters.  Does the way hysterectomy is performed make a difference? How to prevent prolapse at the time of hysterectomy.  Vaginal vault prolapse: treatment of posterior IVS.  Vaginal vault prolapse: sacrofixation.  Vaginal vault prolapse: lateral fixation.  Lateral sidewall defects: diagnosis and treatment.  The classical techniques for rectocele repair: complications and outcome.  Endoscopic treatment of elytrocele.

     

  • 145.00 lei

     

    Book Description:

     

    As a junior doctor starting a surgery or urology rotation, you are expected to take charge of referrals from - and give specialist advice to - A&E, GPs and other specialties. Often you will have had very limited surgical experience and only an off-site registrar for support. This pocket-sized book provides a quick, reliable reference guide for the initial management of the common surgical referrals, with guidance as to what complaints require admission and which can be sent home for outpatient or GP follow-up. It will  help relieve the stressful experience of being on-call, alleviating some of the anxiety and making shifts more bearable.

     

    Table of Contents:

     

    Preface

    Abbreviations

    Contributors

    PART I. ABDOMINAL EXAMINATION

    1. Abdominal examination and surgical scars

    Jason Hol-Ming Wong

    2. Stomas

    Ian Robertson

    PART II. GASTROINTESTINAL (GI) TRACT

    3. Lower gastrointestinal bleeding

    Elizabeth Yang

    4. Bowel obstruction

    Bibek Das

    5. Acute diverticulitis

    Christopher F. Brewer, Alexander E. J. Trevatt and Richard Boulton

    6. Management of colorectal cancer

    Oliver J. Smith

    7. Perianal disease

    Prashant Singh

    8. Upper gastrointestinal emergencies

    Suroosh Madanipour

    9. Acute appendicitis

    Amelia Davidson

    10. Hernias

    Jason Hol-Ming Wong

    11. Bowel perforation

    Tom Pampiglione

    12. Acute mesenteric ischaemia

    Urpinder S. Grewal

    PART III. ABDOMINAL VISCERA

    13. Gallstone disease

    Amelia Davidson

    14. Acute pancreatitis

    Robert Adams and Christopher Limb

    15. Hepatobiliary and pancreatic emergencies

    Thomas Clifford

    16. Endocrine surgery

    Ross M. Warner and Richard Boulton

    17. Vascular emergencies

    Stevan Jordan

    PART IV. POST-OPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS

    18. Wound infections and dehiscence

    Deniz Hassan

    19. Management of an anastomotic leak

    Ross M. Warner

    PART V. TRAUMA

    20. Trauma principles

    Stevan Jordan

    21. Burns

    Stevan Jordan

    22. Head injuries

    Humza T. Osmani

    PART VI. SKIN VII

    23. Necrotising fasciitis and Fournier’s gangrene

    Alexander Martin

    24. Breast lump assessment

    Jason Hol-Ming Wong

    PART VII. UROLOGICAL DISORDERS

    25. Testicular lumps

    Davoud Khodatars and Sarah Y. W. Tang

    26. Genitourinary malignancies

    Davoud Khodatars and Sarah Y. W. Tang

    27. Urinary calculus disease

    Christopher Bastianpillai

    28. Catheter management

    Tom Bracewell, Thomas Maggs, David Manson-Bahr, and Sarah Y. W. Tang

    29. Benign prostatic hyperplasia

    Sarah Y. W. Tang

    30. Haematuria

    Christopher Bastianpillai

    31. Urinary retention

    Christopher Bastianpillai

    32. Testicular torsion

    Amelia Davidson

    33. Obstructive uropathy

    Rohit Srinivasan

    Index

     

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    Book Description:

     

    This book summarises the entire field of adult neuro-urology in a concise, well-illustrated, and practical style.

    Contents include epidemiology, lower urinary tract anatomy and physiology. This is followed by coverage of the pathophysiology of various types of voiding dysfunctions and a clinical section focusing on practical evaluation and treatment. A range of treatments from behavioral, pharmacological, intra vesical, tissue engineering and surgical are explained and reviewed. Other topics such as complications, sexual function, fertility, maternity aspects, and prognostic factors round off the book.

    *Each topic is covered in detail and well illustrated.

    *The reader will gain a full understanding of every aspect of adult neuro-urology.

    *Facilitates improved clinical knowledge and practice.

    Provides an essential and complete reference tool for students and established urologists, neurologists, physiotherapists and nurses, and technicians involved in the care of patients with neurogenic bladder dysfunction.


    Table of Contents:

     

    Foreword

    Contributors

    Introduction

    PART I. EPIDEMIOLOGY AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF NEUROGENIC BLADDERS

    1. Epidemiology of Neurogenic Bladder

    Janine L. Oliver and Evgeniy I. Kreydin

    2. Pathophysiology of Detrusor Overactivity

    Sachin Malde and Jalesh N. Panicker

    3. Pathophysiology of Detrusor Underactivity/ Acontractile Detrusor

    Juan José Andino and John T. Stoffel

    4. Pathophysiology of the Low Compliant Bladder

    W. Blair Townsend and Michael J. Kennelly

    5. Pathophysiology and Prevalence of Detrusor-Sphincter Dyssynergia

    Marcio Augusto Averbeck and Helmut Madersbacher

    6. Pathophysiology of Autonomic Dysreflexia

    Anne Cameron

    7. Pathophysiology of Spinal Shock

    Siobhán M. Hartigan, Elizabeth A. Rourke, and Roger R. Dmochowski

    PART II. NEUROLOGIC PATHOLOGIES RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE NEUROGENIC BLADDER

    SECTION A: PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHIES

    8. Systemic Illnesses (Diabetes Mellitus, Sarcoidosis, Alcoholism, and Porphyrias)

    Stephanie Kielb and Jeremy Lai

    9. Peripheral Neuropathies of the Lower Urinary Tract Following Pelvic Surgery and Radiation Therapy

    David Ginsberg and Temitope Rude

    SECTION B: HEREDITARY AND DEGENERATIVE DISEASES

    10. Dementia and Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction

    Ryuji Sakakibara

    11. Pathologies of the Basal Ganglia, Such as Parkinson’s and Huntington’s Diseases

    Teruyuki Ogawa and Naoki Yoshimura

    SECTION C: DEMYELINATING NEUROPATHIES

    12. Multiple Sclerosis, Transverse Myelitis, Tropical Spastic Paraparesis, Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy, Lyme Disease

    Michele Fascelli and Howard B. Goldman

    SECTION D: VASCULAR PATHOLOGIES AND TUMORS OF THE BRAIN PRESENTS

    13. Cerebrovascular Accidents, Intracranial Tumors, and Voiding Dysfunction

    Ahmed Ibrahim and Roger R. Dmochowski

    SECTION E: DISK PROLAPSE AND TUMORS OF THE SPINAL CORD

    14. Tumors of the Spine, Intervertebral Disk Prolapse, the Cauda Equina Syndrome

    Patrick J. Shenot and M. Louis Moy

    15. Tethered Cord Syndrome

    Nishant Garg and Yahir Santiago-Lastra

    SECTION F: TRAUMATIC INJURIES OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM

    16. Spinal Cord Injury and Cerebral Trauma

    Thomas M. Kessler

    SECTION G: OTHER NEUROLOGIC PATHOLOGIES RESPONSIBLE FOR NEUROGENIC BLADDER DYSFUNCTION

    17. Cerebral Palsy, Cerebellar Ataxia, Aids, Phacomatosis, Neuromuscular Disorders, and Epilepsy

    Ali Alsulihem and Jacques Corcos

    18. Syringomyelia and Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction

    Jairam R. Eswara

    PART III. EVALUATION OF NEUROGENIC BLADDER DYSFUNCTION

    19. Considerations for the Focused Neuro-Urologic History and Physical Exam

    Laura L. Giusto, Patricia M. Zahner, and Howard B. Goldman

    20. Patient-Reported Outcome Measures in Neurogenic Bladder

    Blayne Welk

    21. Endoscopic Evaluation of Neurogenic Bladder

    Romain Caremel and Jacques Corcos

    22. Evaluation of Neurogenic Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction: Urodynamics

    Frank C. Lin and Victor W. Nitti

    23. Electrophysiologic Evaluation: Basic Principles and Clinical Applications

    Melita Rotar and David B. Vodušek

    24. Neuroimaging in the Evaluation of Neurogenic Bladder Dysfunction

    Ulrich Mehnert

    25. Practical Guide to Diagnosis and Follow-Up of Patients with Neurogenic Bladder Dysfunction

    Jacques Corcos

    PART IV. CLASSIFICATION

    26. Classification of Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction

    Jan Groen and Bertil F.M. Blok

    PART V. TREATMENT

    27. Conservative Treatment

    Samer Shamout and Lysanne Campeau

    28. Systemic, Intrathecal, and Intravesical Pharmacologic Treatment of Neurogenic Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction

    Christopher S. Elliott

    29. Management of Autonomic Dysreflexia

    François Hervé, Christina W. Agudelo, and Karel Everaert

    30. Peripheral and Intravesical Electrical Stimulation of the Bladder to Restore Bladder Function

    Karl-Dietrich Sievert

    31. Surgery to Improve Reservoir Function

    John P. Lavelle

    32. Surgery to Improve Bladder Outlet Function

    Dayron Rodríguez and Philippe E. Zimmern

    33. Urinary Diversion

    Véronique Phé and Gilles Karsenty

    34. Transappendicular Continent Cystostomy Technique (Mitrofanoff Principle)

    Ali Alsulihem and Jacques Corcos

    35. Tissue Engineering and Cell Therapies for Neurogenic Bladder Augmentation and Urinary Continence Restoration

    René Yiou

    36. Neuroprotection and Repair After Spinal Cord Injury

    Jehane H. Dagher

    37. Neural Rerouting in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury

    Chuan-Guo Xiao and Kenneth I. Glassberg

    PART VI. SYNTHESIS OF TREATMENT

    38. An Overview of Treatment Alternatives for Different Types of Neurogenic Bladder Dysfunction in Adults

    Jacques Corcos

    PART VII. COMPLICATIONS

    39. Complications Related to Neurogenic Bladder Dysfunction I: Infection, Lithiasis, and Neoplasia

    Gamal Ghoniem

    40. Complications Related to Neurogenic Bladder Dysfunction II: Upper Urinary Tract

    Claire C. Yang

    41. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Men with Neurogenic Bladder

    Jeffrey Thavaseelan and Akhlil Hamid

    PART VIII. SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION AND REPRODUCTION IN NEUROLOGIC DISORDERS

    42. Pathophysiology of Male Sexual Dysfunction after Spinal Cord Injury

    Pierre Denys and Charles Joussain

    43. Treatment Modalities for Erectile Dysfunction in Neurologic Patients

    Jean-Jacques Wyndaele

    44. Fertility Issues in Men with Spinal Cord Injury

    Jeanne Perrin

    45. Pregnancy in Spinal Cord Injury

    Carlotte Kiekens

    PART IX. PROGNOSIS AND FOLLOW-UP

    46. Prognosis of Neurogenic Bladders

    Ali Alsulihem and Jacques Corcos

    PART X. NEUROGENIC BLADDERS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

    47. Challenges of Management of Neurogenic Bladder in the Developing World

    Fernando Segura and Reynaldo G. Gomez

    PART XI. REFERENCES FOR REPORTS AND GUIDELINES

    48. Reports and Guidelines in Relation to Neurogenic Bladder Dysfunction: A Selection

    Floriane Michel and Gilles Karsenty

    Index

     

  • Clinical Oncology: Basic Principles and Practice
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    Book Description:

     

    This popular textbook provides a clear and comprehensive introduction to the principles and practice of clinical oncology. Ideal for medical undergraduates, clinicians and other health professionals who want to increase their understanding of the challenges of managing patients with cancer, the book enables readers to learn and then test themselves on all aspects of cancer medicine, from epidemiology, aetiology, pathogenesis and presentation, through to diagnosis, staging, management and prognosis.

     

    Table of Contents:

     

    List of abbreviations

    Preface

    Acknowledgement

    1. Pathogenesis of cancer

    2. Principles of cancer diagnosis and staging

    3. Decision-making and communication

    4. Principles of surgical oncology

    5. Principles of radiotherapy

    6. Principles of systemic treatment

    7. Lung cancer and mesothelioma

    8. Breast cancer

    9. Gastrointestinal cancer

    10. Urological cancer

    11. Gynaecological cancer

    12. CNS tumours

    13. Head and neck cancer

    14. Endocrine tumours

    15. Sarcomas

    16. Lymphoma

    17. Haematological malignancy

    18. Paediatric cancer

    19. Skin cancer

    20. Carcinoma of unknown primary

    21. Oncological emergencies

    22. Palliative care

    Appendix 1: Worldwide cancer burden – males and females

    Appendix 2: Worldwide cancer burden – males

    Appendix 3: Worldwide cancer burden – females

    Appendix 4: Answers to self-assessment questions

    Index

     

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    Book Description:

    Bringing together conventional contrast media studies, computed tomography, ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging, radionuclide imaging including hybrid imaging using SPECT-CT and PET-CT, DXA studies and digital interventional procedures into one volume, this definitive book is the essential source of information on the use and application of these imaging modalities in radiography.

    Taking a systemic anatomical approach, carefully designed to be clear and consistent throughout and mirroring that in the popular and established textbook Clark’s Positioning in Radiography, each chapter is highly illustrated and contains sections detailing anatomy, pathologic considerations, procedure methodology, and an evaluation of recommended imaging modalities.

    Reflecting the latest clinical imaging pathways and referral guidelines including IR(ME)R 2017, the Map of Medicine and RCR iRefer (8E), Clark’s Diagnostic Imaging Procedures will quickly become established as the standard textbook for students of radiography and radiographer assistant trainees and an invaluable desk reference for practising radiologists.

     

    Table of Contents:

    Preface

    Authors and contributors

    Acknowledgements

    Origin of Clark’s textbooks

    Abbreviations

    Chapter 1 Introduction

    Chapter 2 Contrast enhancement agents and radiopharmaceuticals

    Chapter 3 Musculoskeletal system

    Chapter 4 Respiratory system

    Chapter 5 Gastrointestinal tract and salivary glands

    Chapter 6 Liver and biliary system, pancreas and spleen

    Chapter 7 Urinary system

    Chapter 8 Reproductive system

    Chapter 9 Cardiovascular system

    Chapter 10 Endocrine system

    Chapter 11 Central nervous system

    Chapter 12 Breast imaging

    Chapter 13 Miscellaneous procedures

    Index

     

     

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    Book Description:

    Point of Care Ultrasound Made Easy (POCUSME) is an exciting and innovative book that aims to teach all healthcare professionals how to do simple and clinically relevant ultrasound scanning at the point of care. This book will help you solve clinical problems at the bedside across a range of specialty areas, including: trauma, emergency medicine, respiratory medicine, cardiology, general surgery, otolaryngology and vascular surgery. Straightforward and practical, and designed for clinicians who are generally unfamiliar with ultrasound scanning, it will make a positive difference to your clinical practice, and help improve the delivery of optimised patient care. So read the book, grab an ultrasound machine, and please embrace the Point of Care Ultrasound movement!

    Table of Contents:

    PART 1- BACKGROUND TO POCUSME

    CHAPTER 1 - HOW DOES ULTRASOUND WORK?

    CHAPTER 2 – POINT OF CARE ULTRASOUND (POCUS)

    PART 2 – ULTRASOUND ASSESSMENTS BY BODY SYSTEM

    CHAPTER 3 – NECK

    CHAPTER 4 – THORACIC

    CHAPTER 5 – CARDIAC

    CHAPTER 6 – ABDOMINOPELVIC

    CHAPTER 7- MUSCULOSKELETAL

    CHAPTER 8 –ARTERIAL

    CHAPTER 9- VENOUS

    PART 3 – ASSESSMENT

    CHAPTER 10 – SINGLE BEST ANSWER (SBA) ASSESSMENT

    Index

     

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    DESCRIPTION:

    Stroke Nursing is the leading guide for optimal stroke care, facilitating the provision of evidence-based practice across the stroke journey, and covering the sixteen elements of care outlined in the UK's Stroke-Specific Education Framework (SSEF).

    Drawing from years of clinical and research experience, the authors provide practical guidance on the essential areas of stroke nursing, including stroke classification, stabilisation, thrombolysis and thrombectomy, rehabilitation and recovery, nutrition and oral care, palliative and long-term care, physical impairment management, and more.

    Now in its second edition, this indispensable guide helps practitioners expand their knowledge, skills and competence in all areas of stroke nursing services.

    ·         Adopts a practical and evidence-based approach to stroke management, exploring UK and international perspectives

    ·         Authored by expert clinicians and leaders in the field of nursing pr...

    TABLE OF CONTENTS:

    Editors and Contributors ix

    Foreword: Stroke Nursing xiii

    Foreword: Stroke Services In Australia xv

    Foreword: Stroke Care In Hong Kong xix

    Acknowledgements xxiii

    1 Setting the Scene 1
    Caroline Watkins and Dominique Cadilhac

    1.1 Introduction 1

    1.2 Stroke Epidemiology 2

    1.3 Cost Burden 3

    1.4 Stroke Policy 4

    1.5 Stroke Management Strategies 8

    1.6 Research and Education 11

    1.7 Conclusion 13

    References 13

    2 What Is a Stroke? 19
    Anne W. Alexandrov

    2.1 Introduction 19

    2.2 Stroke Classification 20

    2.3 Risk Factors for Stroke 22

    2.4 Anatomy, Physiology, and Related Stroke Clinical Findings 23

    2.5 Standardised Instruments for Acute Neurological Assessment 41

    2.6 Conclusion 44

    References 50

    3 Reducing the Risk of Stroke 53
    Josephine Gibson and Stephanie Jones

    3.1 Introduction 54

    3.2 Primary Prevention 55

    3.3 Primary Prevention – Medical Considerations 56

    3.4 Secondary Medical Prevention After TIA or Stroke 59

    3.5 Interventions for Secondary Prevention After TIA or Recovered Stroke 63

    3.6 Conclusion 68

    References 68

    4 Acute Stroke Nursing Management 75
    Anne W. Alexandrov

    4.1 Introduction 76

    4.2 Priorities in Acute Stroke Management 76

    4.3 Hyper-acute Stroke Management 77

    4.4 Hyper-acute Treatment of Haemorrhagic Stroke 90

    4.5 Acute Stroke Management 93

    4.6 Conclusion 96

    References 96

    5 Nutritional Aspects of Stroke Care 103
    Lin Perry and Elizabeth Boaden

    5.1 Introduction 104

    5.2 Do Stroke Patients Experience Nutritional Problems Pre-Stroke? 106

    5.3 How Does Stroke Affect Dietary Intake? 107

    5.4 How Can Stroke Patients Be Helped to Maintain Adequate Dietary Intake? 119

    5.5 Conclusion 132

    References 133

    6 Oral Care After Stroke 143
    Mary Lyons

    6.1 Introduction 144

    6.2 Oral Assessment 145

    6.3 Management and Care 146

    6.4 Patient and Carer Perspective 147

    6.5 Conclusion 148

    References 148

    7 Communication 153
    Jane Marshall, Katerina Hilari, Madeline Cruice, and Kirsty Harrison

    7.1 Introduction 154

    7.2 Aphasia 155

    7.3 Dysarthria and Apraxia of Speech 160

    7.4 Right-Hemisphere Damage (RHD) Communication Deficit 163

    7.5 Language Minorities 165

    7.6 What Can SLTs Contribute in Acute Stroke Care? 166

    7.7 Psychological Issues and Quality of Life 169

    7.8 Conclusion 171

    References 171

    8 Management of Physical Impairments Post-Stroke 177
    Cherry Kilbride, Rosie Kneafsey, and Vicky Kean

    8.1 Introduction 178

    8.2 Movement 179

    8.3 Promoting Physical Activity and Movement After Stroke 180

    8.4 Promoting Early Rehabilitation 184

    8.5 Re-education of Movement 188

    8.6 Management of the Upper Limb 192

    8.7 Patients’ Perspectives on Early Physical Rehabilitation 195

    8.8 Conclusion 195

    References 196

    9 Rehabilitation and Recovery Processes 203
    Jane Williams and Julie Pryor

    9.1 Introduction 204

    9.2 Understanding Rehabilitation 204

    9.3 Initiation of Rehabilitation 207

    9.4 Nursing’s Rehabilitation Role 208

    9.5 Outcomes of Rehabilitation 210

    9.6 Goal–Directed Rehabilitation 210

    9.7 Recovery Processes 212

    9.8 Transfer to Rehabilitation 214

    9.9 Rehabilitation Provision 216

    9.10 Length of Rehabilitation 219

    9.11 Adjustment to Life After Stroke 220

    9.12 Conclusion 221

    References 222

    10 Promoting Continence 229
    Kathryn Getliffe and Lois Thomas

    10.1 Introduction 230

    10.2 Prevalence and Causes of Continence Problems Post-Stroke 230

    10.3 Importance of Continence Care 231

    10.4 Bladder Function and Dysfunction 233

    10.5 Main Types of UI 234

    10.6 Transient Causes of UI 236

    10.7 Assessment of UI and Bladder Dysfunction 236

    10.8 Treatment Strategies and Care Planning for UI 242

    10.9 Management and Containment of Incontinence 247

    10.10 Bowel Problems and Care 249

    10.11 Conclusion 254

    References 255

    11 Emotional and Cognitive Changes Following a Stroke 259
    Peter Knapp and Elizabeth Lightbody

    11.1 Introduction 260

    11.2 Psychological Reactions to the Onset of Stroke 260

    11.3 Coping with Stroke 261

    11.4 Depression 261

    11.5 Conclusion 274

    References 274

    12 Stroke and Palliative Care 281
    Clare Thetford, Munirah Bangee, Elizabeth Lightbody, and Caroline Watkins

    12.1 Introduction 282

    12.2 Specific Challenges in Stroke 283

    12.3 Tools to Support Palliative Care 286

    12.4 Case Studies 291

    12.5 Discussion 294

    12.6 Conclusion 296

    References 296

    13 Minimally Responsive Stroke Patients 301
    Elaine Pierce

    13.1 Introduction 302

    13.2 Definitions 302

    13.3 Assessment and Diagnosis 303

    13.4 Management and Care 308

    13.5 Locked-In Syndrome 314

    13.6 Conclusion 318

    References 319

    14 Longer-Term Support for Survivors of Stroke and Their Carers 323
    Judith Redfern, Clare Gordon, and Dominique Cadilhac

    14.1 Introduction 324

    14.2 Longer-Term Consequences of Stroke, Informal Care and Costs 325

    14.3 The Need for Support 325

    14.4 Responsibilities of Health and Social Care Professionals 330

    14.5 Identifying Those at Risk 331

    14.6 Interventions to Support Stroke Survivors and Carers 334

    14.7 Supporting Working-Age Survivors of Stroke 338

    14.8 Conclusion 339

    References 340

    Appendix A: The stroke-specific education framework (ssef) 347

    Index 349

     

  • Epilepsy
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    DESCRIPTION:

    Designed to provide a comprehensive but accessible introduction to epilepsy and seizure disorders, Epilepsy, 2nd edition provides state-of-the-art information in a concise format useful to a wide audience, from neurology residents to epilepsy fellows and practitioners. This illustrated guide to the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of epilepsy is a valuable resource enabling clinicians to stay on top of the latest recommendations for best practice.

    TABLE OF CONTENTS:

    Preface xxiii

    Foreword xxv

    List of Contributors xxvii

    Section I Epilepsy: Epidemiology, Diagnostic Evaluation and Co-Morbidities 1

    1 Introduction and Epidemiology 3
    Joseph I. Sirven and Gregory D. Cascino

    2 Classification of Seizures and the Epilepsies 11
    Elaine C. Wirrell

    3 Etiology and Pathology of Epilepsy 23
    Katherine C. Nickels and Katherine Noe

    4 Genetics of Epilepsy 37
    Anthony L. Fine, Lily C. Wong-Kisiel and Raj D. Sheth

    5 Burden of Epilepsy 63
    J. Layne Moore, Amy Z. Crepeau and Gregory D. Cascino

    6 EEG and Epilepsy 77
    Anteneh M. Feyissa, Gregory A. Worrell and Terrence D. Lagerlund

    7 Neuroimaging in Epilepsy 99
    Benjamin H. Brinkmann, Elson L. So, Robert E. Watson and Amy L. Kotsenas

    8 The Evaluation of Nonepileptic Paroxysmal Events 117
    Sara Dawit and Joseph F. Drazkowski

    9 Sleep, Sleep Disorders, and Epilepsy 133
    Diego Z. Carvalho, J. Layne Moore and Erik K. St. Louis

    Epilepsy Journey: Identification of a Genetic Etiology for Epilepsy 147
    Anthony L. Fine, Lily C. Wong-Kisiel and Raj D. Sheth

    Epilepsy Journey 2: Evaluation of Spells in Adults 153
    David B. Burkholder

    Epilepsy Journey 3: The Pediatric Patient with Spells: Recommendations for Evaluation 157
    Katherine C. Nickels and Elaine C. Wirrell

    Epilepsy Journey 4: Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Epilepsy Clinic 165
    Gregory D. Cascino, Katherine C. Nickels and Elaine C. Wirrell

    Section II Epilepsy: Treatment of Epilepsy: Non-Surgical Therapy 169

    10 First Seizure 171
    Scott Spritzer and Omar Danoun

    11 Antiseizure Medication Therapy 179
    Kiran M. Kanth, Sarah Clark and Jeffrey W. Britton

    12 Epilepsy in Women 217
    Katherine Noe

    13 Treating Children with Epilepsy: Antiepileptic Medications (AEDs) 229
    Raj D. Sheth

    14 Dietary Therapy in Epilepsy 239
    Katherine C. Nickels and Elaine C. Wirrell

    15 Autoimmune Epilepsy Disorders 249
    Jeffrey W. Britton, Eoin P. Flanagan, Andrew McKeon and Sean J. Pittock

    16 Discontinuation of Antiseizure Medication 275
    Jamal F. Khattak and Jeffrey W. Britton

    17 Investigational Therapy and Drug Approval Process within the US and Cannabidiol 287
    Gregory Sprout, Joseph I. Sirven and Gregory D. Cascino

    18 Devices to Monitor and Track Your Epilepsy 301
    Nicholas M. Gregg and Amy Z. Crepeau

    Epilepsy Journey 5: Seizure Emergencies (Include status Epilepticus, Fires, Norse, Seizure First Aid, and Seizure Clusters) 313
    Anteneh M. Feyissa, Matthew T. Hoerth and Eric T. Payne

    Epilepsy Journey 6: The First seizure -- How to Evaluate: Pediatric 315
    Korwyn Williams

    Epilepsy Journey 7: The First Seizure -- How to Evaluate: Adult 317
    Paul M. Magtibay and Joseph I. Sirven

    Epilepsy Journey 8: Treating Epilepsy Second Seizure and beyond: How to Choose a Drug -- An Algorithm 321
    Amy Z. Crepeau

    Epilepsy Journey 9: Treating Status Epilepticus: An Algorithm 325
    Sara E. Hocker and Eric T. Payne

    Epilepsy Journey 10: Withdrawal of ASDs in Adults: An Algorithm 331
    Sarah A. Merrill, Kent R. Richter and Joseph I. Sirven

    Epilepsy Journey 11: Withdrawal of ASDs in Seizure-Free Patients Children: The Pediatric
    Neurologist’s Perspective 335
    Elaine C. Wirrell

    Epilepsy Journey 12: Withdrawing ASDs in Adults after Epilepsy Surgery 339
    Christian Rosenow, Luca Farrugia, Andrew Pines and Joseph I. Sirven

    Epilepsy Journey 13: The Pregnant Patient with Epilepsy: An Algorithm 343
    Katherine Noe

    Section III Epilepsy: Treatment of Epilepsy: Surgical Management 345

    19 Pre-surgical Evaluation 347
    David B. Burkholder, Anthony L. Ritaccio and Cheolsu Shin

    20 Minimally Invasive Epilepsy Surgery 367
    Sanjeet S. Grewal, Robert E. Wharen Jr. and William O. Tatum

    21 Intracranial EEG Monitoring 381
    Jamie J. Van Gompel, Katherine Noe and Richard S. Zimmerman

    22 Surgical Strategies (Include Cortical Resection, Lesionectomy, Cortical Stimulation and Functional Mapping, Hemispherotomy) 401
    Angela Bohnen, W. Richard Marsh, Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa and Kaisorn L. Chaichana

    23 Corpus Callosotomy 413
    Elaine C. Wirrell, Lily C. Wong-Kisiel and Kai J. Miller

    24 Neuromodulation for Epilepsy 431
    Brian N. Lundstrom, Robert E. Wharen, Jr and William O. Tatum

    25 Emerging Treatments for Epilepsy 441
    Gregory A. Worrell, Benjamin H. Brinkmann, Brian N. Lundstrom and Matt Stead

    26 Seizure Forecasting in Epilepsy: From Computation to Clinical Practice 451
    Benjamin H. Brinkmann, Nicholas M. Gregg and Gregory A. Worrell

    Epilepsy Journey 14: The Drug-Resistant Patient: Pre-surgical Evaluation and Surgery-Approach to the "Skip" Candidate 463
    Anteneh M. Feyissa and David B. Burkholder

    Epilepsy Journey 15: The Drug-Resistant Patient and Discordant Pre-surgical Evaluation 469
    Lily C. Wong-Kisiel, Elson L. So and Richard S. Zimmerman

    Epilepsy Journey 16: The Drug-Resistant Patient who is not a Candidate for Resective Surgery: An Approach to Neuromodulation 477
    Anthony L. Ritaccio and William O. Tatum

    Epilepsy Journey 17: Epilepsy Surgery in Pediatric Patients 483
    Raj D. Sheth, Kai J. Miller and Elaine C. Wirrell

    References 489

    Index 491

     


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    DESCRIPTION

    The authoritative clinical handbook promoting excellence and best practice

    Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation in Practice is a comprehensive, practitioner-focused clinical handbook which provides internationally applicable evidence-based standards of good practice. Edited and written by a multidisciplinary team of experts from the British Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (BACPR), this book is invaluable for practitioners helping people with heart disease return to health. The text provides an overview of research findings, examines the core components of cardiac rehabilitation, and discusses how to support healthier lifestyles and reduce the risks of recurrence.

    Now in its second edition, this textbook has been fully revised to incorporate recent clinical evidence and align with current national and international guidelines. Increased emphasis is placed on an integrated approach to cardiac rehabilitation programmes, whilst six specified standards and six core components are presented to promote sustainable health outcomes.

    ·         Describes how cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation programmes can be delivered to meet standards of good practice

    ·         Covers a broad range of topics including: promoting health behaviour change to improve lifestyle risk factors, supporting psycho-social health, managing medical risk factors, and how to develop long-term health strategies

    ·         Emphasises the importance of early programme commencement with assessment and reassessment of patient goals and outcomes, and gives examples of strategies to achieve these

    ·         Discusses the role of programme audit and certification of meeting minimum standards of practice

    ·         Looks to the future and how delivery of cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation programmes internationally will need to meet common challenges

    Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation in Practice is an indispensable resource for all health professionals involved in cardiac rehabilitation and cardiovascular disease prevention.

     

    TABLE OF CONTENTS:

     

    Foreword vii

    List of Contributors ix

    Preface xiii

    Chapter 1 Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Rehabilitation 1
    Jennifer Jones, Gill Furze, and John Buckley

    Chapter 2 Standards and Core Components in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Rehabilitation 21
    BACPR Standards Writing Group

    Chapter 3 Delivering Quality Standards 47
    Kathryn Carver

    Chapter 4 Health Behaviour Change and Education 67
    Linda Speck, Gill Furze, and Nick Brace

    Chapter 5 Lifestyle Risk Factor Management 99
    Jennifer Jones, John Buckley, and Gill Furze

    Chapter 5A Achieving Longterm Abstinence from Tobacco Use in Patients in a Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation Setting 101
    Catriona Jennings and Robert West

    Chapter 5B Diet and Weight Management 127
    Alison Atrey and Rachel Vine

    Chapter 5C Physical Activity and Exercise 151
    John Buckley, Tim Grove, Sally Turner, and Samantha Breen

    Chapter 6 Psychosocial Health 193
    Linda Speck, Nick Brace, and Molly Byrne

    Chapter 7 Medical Risk Management 227
    Joe Mills, Susan Connolly, Barbara Conway, Marie-Kristelle Ross, Samantha Breen, and Dorothy J. Frizelle

    Chapter 8 Longterm Management 271
    Sally Hinton, Ann Marie Johnson, and Gail Sheppard

    Chapter 9 Audit and Evaluation 285
    Patrick Doherty, Alex Harrison, Corinna Petre, and Nerina Onion

    Chapter 10 Future Prospects and International Perspectives 305
    Joe Mills, Sherry L. Grace, Marie
    Kristelle Ross, Caroline Chessex, Robyn Gallagher, Cate Ferry, and Vicki Wade

    Index 313

     

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    DESCRIPTION

    Now in its sixth edition, Robert M. Bojar's Manual of Perioperative Care in Adult Cardiac Surgery remains the go-to practical guide for all of those involved in the care of the cardiac surgery patient. Written in outline format, it provides a comprehensive, detailed, and clearly explained review of cardiac surgical disease and perioperative management that is of value to practicing cardiac surgeons as well as to cardiologists, residents, fellows, advanced practice providers, critical care and floor nurses, perfusionists, and medical students.

    Extensively rewritten with updated references to incorporate the latest concepts, guidelines, protocols, and medications used in cardiac surgical practice, this classic text retains the pragmatic features that have made it the gold standard reference that clinicians have used worldwide for the past 30 years.

    Highlights include:

    ·         Full coverage of cardiac surgical diseases, including pathophysiology, indications for surgery per guidelines, and figures of operative procedures and diagnostic techniques, with a panoply of examples

    ·         Chronologic evaluation of patients from preoperative assessment to intraoperative considerations to postoperative care for each procedure

    ·         Extensive chapters discussing organ system management in the ICU, followed by a discussion of later postoperative management and problems

    ·         Incorporation of newer techniques (TAVR, Mitraclip, etc.) within the chronologic format

    ·         Easy access to information using an outline format, markers on the free edges to identify chapters, synopsis pages at the beginning of each chapter, and a comprehensive index to provide easy referencing within the text

    ·         Updated references throughout that are available from on-line resources

    ·         21 appendices summarizing order sheets, protocols, commonly used drug doses, body mass index, and other important information

    Praise for the fifth edition:

    "Surgeons are frequently asked to recommend a text that can be used to guide the care of their patients. This comprehensive text is the standard by which any other text should be judged."
    Critical Care Medicine

    "It remains a classic and a must have for anyone involved in cardiac surgery."
    Perfusion.com

    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    Robert M. Bojar, MD, Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Saint Vincent Hospital, Worcester, MA, USA

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    TABLE OF CONTENTS

    Preface ix

    Acknowledgments xi

    1. Synopsis of Adult Cardiac Surgical Disease 1

    2. Diagnostic Techniques in Cardiac Surgery 121

    3. General Preoperative Considerations and Preparation of the Patient for Surgery 173

    4. Cardiac Anesthesia 217

    5. Cardiopulmonary Bypass 283

    6. Myocardial Protection 323

    7. Admission to the ICU and Monitoring Techniques 341

    8. Early Postoperative Care 363

    9. Mediastinal Bleeding 417

    10. Respiratory Management 457

    11. Cardiovascular Management 513

    12. Fluid Management, Renal, Metabolic, and Endocrine Problems 673

    13. Post-ICU Care and Other Complications 737

    Appendices 843

    Appendix 1A American College of Cardiology Classes of Recommendation and Levels of Evidence 845

    Appendix 1B New York Heart Association Functional Classification 845

    Appendix 1C The Canadian Cardiovascular Society Classification for Grading of Angina 846

    Appendix 1D Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support (INTERMACS) Profiles of Advanced Heart Failure 847

    Appendix 2 Typical Preoperative Order Sheet 848

    Appendix 3 Cardiac Surgery Preoperative Assessment Checklist 850

    Appendix 4 Typical Orders for Admission to the ICU 851

    Appendix 5 Typical Transfer Orders from the ICU 854

    Appendix 6 Hyperglycemia Protocol for Cardiac Surgery Patients 857

    Appendix 7 Heparinization Protocol for Cardiac Surgery Patients 859

    Appendix 8 Protocol for Initiating Warfarin 860

    Appendix 9 INR Reversal Protocol 861

    Appendix 10A The CHA2DS2-VASc Score 862

    Appendix 10B The HAS-BLED Score 863

    Appendix 11 Drug, Food, and Dietary Supplement Interactions with Warfarin 864

    Appendix 12 Doses of Parenteral Medications Commonly Used in the ICU and Their Modifications in Renal Failure 865

    Appendix 13 Doses of Nonparenteral Drugs Commonly Used After Heart Surgery and Their Modifications in Renal Failure 868

    Appendix 14 Definitions from the STS Data Specifications (Version 4.20 2020) 874

    Appendix 15 Body Surface Area Nomogram 879

    Appendix 16 Body Mass Index Chart 880

    Appendix 17 Aortic Size Index for Thoracic Aneurysms 881

    Appendix 18 Aortic Height Index for Thoracic Aneurysms 882

    Appendix 19 Aortic Height and Length Index for Thoracic Aneurysms 883

    Appendix 20 Technique of Thoracentesis 884

    Appendix 21 Technique for Tube Thoracostomy 885

    Index 887

     

  • 99000lei 792.00 lei

     

    Provides a comprehensive reference for scholars, educators, stakeholders, and the general public on matters influencing and directly affecting education in today’s schools across the globe

    This enlightening handbook offers current, international perspectives on the conditions in communities, contemporary practices in schooling, relevant research on teaching and learning, and implications for the future of education. It contains diverse conceptual frameworks for analyzing existing issues in education, including but not limited to characteristics of today’s students, assessment of student learning, evaluation of teachers, trends in teacher education programs, technological advances in content delivery, the important role for school leaders, and innovative instructional practices to increase student learning.

    The Wiley Handbook of Teaching and Learning promotes new, global approaches to studying the process of education, demonstrates the diversity among the constituents of schooling, recognizes the need for and presents a variety of approaches to teaching and learning, and details exemplary practices in education. Divided into four sections focused on general topics—context and schooling; learners and learning; teachers and teaching; and educators as learners and leaders—and with all-new essays that look at what has been, what is, and what could be, this book is destined to inspire thoughtful contemplation from readers about what it means to teach and learn.

    ·         Examines teaching, learners, and learning from a contemporary, international perspective, presenting alternative views and approaches

    ·         Provides a single reference source for teachers, education leaders, and agency administrators

    ·         Summarizes recent research and theory

    ·         Offers evidence-based recommendations for practice

    ·         Includes essays from established and emerging U.S. and international scholars

    ·         Each chapter includes a section encouraging readers to think ahead and imagine what education might be in the future

    Scholars from around the world provide a range of evidence-based ideas for improving and modifying current educational practices, making The Wiley Handbook of Teaching and Learning an important book for the global education community and those planning on entering into it.

     

  • Accessibility or Reinventing Education
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    78000lei 624.00 lei

     

    The accessibility requirement of educational policies is a reinvention of schools beyond the education of students with disabilities.

    Accessibility or Reinventing Education studies the changes that have redefined the roles and missions of schools, by asking them to consider the obstacles to learning imposed on students – regardless of their particular characteristics – in order to make themselves accessible to the greatest number.

    This book examines the ways in which school stakeholders are addressing the need for accessibility to bring its principles to life on a daily basis. Particular attention is given to the strategies developed by teachers for creating accessible school environments, the conditions for mobilizing digital technologies, and the redefinition of relationships between teachers and their specialist counterparts. Finally, the new figures of "ineducablility", established because of the accessibility imperative, are considered, and a grammar of accessibility is proposed, setting the stage for accessibility in school environments and the implementation of inclusive policies.

     

  • 16500lei 132.00 lei

     

    Working away from trends in government policy, this book takes a future-oriented re-imagining of schools with a focus on four innate human capacities: collaboration, critical reflection, communication and creativity. Miranda Jefferson and Michael Anderson draw together examples of practice from around the world, including Australia, France, New Zealand and Spain, to provide a reimagining of education. They show how our schools can be sustainably transformed to be places of support, challenge and joy in learning, responding to student’s needs and the needs in our workplaces and wider society. Readers are empowered to use knowledge and experience to build the reality they would like to see in their school, building engaged, innovative and active learning, pedagogy curriculum and leadership. Key ideas are summarised at the end of each chapter along with an extensive referencing and bibliography, and a supporting glossary.

  • 20000lei 160.00 lei

     

    The post-secondary educational system has undergone dramatic changes and experienced immense stress in the past two decades. Once regarded as the logical next step toward career opportunities and financial security, higher education is a subject of growing uncertainty for millions of people across the United States. It is more common than ever to question the return on investment, skyrocketing cost, and student debt burden of going to college. Prospective students, and many employers, increasingly view attending institutions of higher learning as inadequate preparation for entering the 21st century workforce. High-profile scandals—financial impropriety, sexual abuse, restrictions of free speech, among others—have further eroded public trust. In response to these and other challenges, leading voices are demanding strengthened accountability and measurable change.

     

    Higher Education's Road to Relevance illustrates why change is needed in post-secondary education and offers practical solutions to pressing concerns. The authors, internationally recognized experts in college-level teaching and learning innovation, draw heavily from contemporary research to provide an integrative approach for post-secondary faculty, staff, and administrators of all levels. This timely book helps readers identify the need for leadership in developing new networks and ecosystems of learning and workforce development. This valuable book will help readers:

    ·         Understand the forces driving change in higher education

    ·         Develop multiple pathways to create and credential self-directed learners

    ·         Promote access to flexible, cost-effective, and relevant learning

    ·         Adapt structures and pedagogies to address issues and overcome challenges

    ·         Use an inclusive approach that extends to employers, K-12 educators, post-secondary educators, and policy-makers, among others

    Higher Education's Road to Relevance is a much-needed resource for college and university administrators, academic researchers, instructors and other faculty, and staff who support and interact with students.

     

  • 15000lei 120.00 lei

     

    Find out how to apply learning science in online classes

    The concept of small teaching is simple: small and strategic changes have enormous power to improve student learning. Instructors face unique and specific challenges when teaching an online course. This book offers small teaching strategies that will positively impact the online classroom.

    This book outlines practical and feasible applications of theoretical principles to help your online students learn. It includes current best practices around educational technologies, strategies to build community and collaboration, and minor changes you can make in your online teaching practice, small but impactful adjustments that result in significant learning gains.

    ·         Explains how you can support your online students

    ·         Helps your students find success in this non-traditional learning environment

    ·         Covers online and blended learning

    ·         Addresses specific challenges that online instructors face in higher education

    Small Teaching Online presents research-based teaching techniques from an online instructional design expert and the bestselling author of Small Teaching.

     

  • 20000lei 160.00 lei

     

    For most academic libraries, archives and museums, digital content management is increasingly occurring on a holistic enterprise level. As most institutions contemplate an enterprise digital content strategy for a growing number of digitized surrogates and born-digital assets, libraries, archives, and museums understand that these expanding needs can only be met by more flexible approaches offered by a multicomponent digital asset management ecosystem (DAME).

    Increasingly, librarians, archivists, and curators are managing an integrated digital ecosystem by coordinating and complementing a number of existing and emerging initiatives. This guide provides a high-level overview and offers a conceptual framework for understanding a digital asset management ecosystem with discussions on digital collection typologies and assessment, planning and prioritization, the importance of a community of practice through associated workflows, and an understanding of the critical role that foresight planning plays in balancing an evolving infrastructure and expanding digital content with creative cost modeling and sustainability strategies.

    Borrowing from the principles of data curation, integrative collection building requires an understanding of the library’s “digital ecosystem” of licensed content, digitized material, and born-digital content in order to ensure strategic growth of institutional collections in the context of long-term holistic collection management plans.

    Key elements discussed in this book include:

    ·         the importance of digital collection assessment, analysis, and prioritization,

    ·         the realignment of accession and appraisal methodologies for efficient digital content acquisition,

    ·         the need to think holistically relating to tool selection and infrastructure development to ensure interoperability, scalability, and sustainability of a universe of digital assets,

    ·         the creation of cross-functional workflows in accordance with policies and plans,

    ·         the importance of advocating for growing resources needed for managing, descriptive, administrative, technical, rights and preservation metadata across the institution, and

    ·         the significance of distributed digital preservation models with a growing array of associated options for cloud storage.

     

  • 36000lei 288.00 lei

     

    Senior citizens (frequently referred to by the more inclusive term "older adults") are one of the largest and fastest growing demographics in the world. Public libraries have a duty to serve these individuals with the same level of care and opportunity for participation that is afforded to younger generations. This book explores older adults' values and needs and describes the many ways libraries can serve them in effective ways. Senior Services Today: A Practical Guide for Librarians is a comprehensive guide to library services for this important community.

    Chapters cover these critical areas:

     ·Engaging Older Adults in Library Programs and Services

     ·Understanding Demographic Differences

    ·Marketing to Older Adults: Strategies

    ·Programming Ideas for Older Adults in the Modern Age

    ·Enhancing Technology Accessibility for Older Adults

     ·Community Outreach: Serving Outside the Library

    ·Specialty Collections Items

     ·Continuing the Library's Relationship with an Aging Population

    While many times libraries tend to allocate budget and funding to flashier, brighter programs aimed at a more youthful audiences, this book shows how and why that same enthusiasm should be applied to crafting an engaging senior services plan. Gone are the conventional days of bingo and knitting circles; while those programs certainly have their place, this books aims to show that seniors also crave fun experiences alongside opportunities to make their own lives easier and more stress free-- and to illuminates how libraries can strike this balance by offering an enriching senior services roster.

  • 36000lei 288.00 lei

     

    While librarians and information professional are experts at providing resources to users, managing their own internal working knowledge and information can be a challenge. As information environments continue to become more complex, librarians and other information professionals must build on the existing expertise and skills within their organizations to keep them relevant to the information needs of their patrons and communities. Knowledge management (KM) is an intentional set of strategies intended to capture, preserve, and use human knowledge from employees to further the goals of an organization. Knowledge Management: A Practical Guide for Librarians will help librarians recognize, organize, communicate, and leverage both the tacit and explicit knowledge already in their organizations for the benefit of themselves and their users. Topics covered include: ·Why knowledge management is important in libraries and information organizations ·The knowledge management lifecycle: capturing, organizing, storing, sharing, and updating knowledge ·Capturing tacit and explicit knowledge and getting staff buy-in ·Tools and methods for recording and developing organizational information flow ·Facilitating the transfer of organizational knowledge and expertise ·Promoting knowledge innovation and learning Knowledge Management is intended to help individual librarians and library managers in all library settings (academic, public, school, special, etc.) to think critically about their existing knowledge management environments with an eye toward improving existing procedures or implementing a KM program. This guide will provide readers with basic background information and useful, targeted exercises and examples to help them develop knowledge management programs in their own organizations.

  • 41800lei 380.00 lei

     

    DESCRIPTION:

     

    Physical Rehabilitation for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses provides a comprehensive, illustrated guide to all practical aspects of veterinary physical rehabilitation for veterinary technicians and nurses.

    ·         Provides a comprehensive introduction to physical rehabilitation for veterinary technicians and nurses

    ·         Offers a thorough grounding in the knowledge and skills needed to become a valued member of a veterinary rehabilitation team

    ·         Features contributions from leading practitioners from across the United States sharing their knowledge and expertise on all aspects of veterinary physical rehabilitation

    ·         Presents practical tips, tricks and advice to meet common challenges faced by rehabilitation technicians

    ·         Covers pain management, hands-on therapy, therapeutic exercises, patient motivation, troubleshooting, and more 

     

    TABLE OF CONTENTS:

     

    List of Contributors vii

    1 Introduction to Physical Rehabilitation for Veterinary Technicians/Nurses 1
    Mary Ellen Goldberg

    2 Joining a Rehabilitation Team 11
    Julia E. Tomlinson

    3 The Veterinary Technician and Rehabilitation Pain Management 26
    Mary Ellen Goldberg

    4 Communicating the Treatment Plan 49
    Tracy A. Darling and Cynthia M. Otto

    5 Manual Therapy Treatment 59
    Judy Coates

    6 Home Exercises 79
    Abby Rafferty and Jacqueline R. Davidson

    7 Supporting the Client and Patient 95
    Robin Downing and Mary Ellen Goldberg

    8 Nutritional Counseling 109
    Kara M. Burns

    9 Motivating Your Patient 127
    Megan Nelson and Julia E. Tomlinson

    10 The Disabled Patient Part 1: Assistive Devices and Technology 145
    Mary Ellen Goldberg and Julia E. Tomlinson

    11 The Disabled Patient Part 2: The Neurological Patient 163
    Stephanie Kube and Mary Ellen Goldberg

    12 The Disabled Patient Part 3: Special Considerations for Geriatrics 187
    Mary Ellen Goldberg and Julia E. Tomlinson

    13 The Disabled Patient Part 4: Home Nursing Care 205
    Julia E. Tomlinson and Elizabeth E. Waalk

    14 Modalities Part 1: Thermotherapy 218
    Julia E. Tomlinson and Mary Ellen Goldberg

    15 Modalities Part 2: Laser Therapy 231
    Kristin Kirkby Sha and Liz Brown

    16 Modalities Part 3: Electrotherapy and Electromagnetic Therapy 241
    Shari Sprague and Mary Ellen Goldberg

    17 Modalities Part 4: Therapeutic Ultrasound 262
    Carolina Medina and Wendy Davies

    18 Modalities Part 5: Shockwave Therapy 273
    Douglas Stramel and Angela Stramel

    19 Therapeutic Exercises Part 1: Land Exercises 286
    Janice L. Huntingford and Jessy Bale

    20 Therapeutic Exercises Part 2: Hydrotherapy (Aquatic Therapy) 308
    Pádraig Egan and Noel Fitzpatrick

    21 Troubleshooting as a Team 329
    Amie Hesbach, Julia E. Tomlinson, and Erin White

    22 Equine Rehabilitation 347
    Steve Adair and Dawn Phillips

    23 Adjunctive Therapies Part 1: Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine 377
    Carolina Medina and Mary Ellen Goldberg

    24 Adjunctive Therapies Part 2: Veterinary Chiropractic 390
    Robin Downing

    25 Adjunctive Therapies Part 3: Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy 398
    Douglas Stramel

    Index 408

     

  • Textbook of Remedial Massage
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    48000lei 450.00 lei

     

    Description:

    Textbook of Remedial Massage 2e is a comprehensive and practical book for students and practitioners of remedial massage.

    Written by Sandra Grace and Jane Graves, the text provides expert instruction in commonly used and highly valued remedial massage techniques, including trigger points, muscle stretching and myofascial release. Each technique is accompanied by:

    • step-by-step illustrations and photographs
    • physiological principles
    • current evidence of efficacy
    • contraindications and precautions



    Table Of Contents:



    1.Remedial massage in Australian healthcare
    2.Assessment procedures for remedial massage: an evidence-based approach
    3.Planning remedial massage therapy
    4.Remedial massage techniques for muscles
    5.Muscle stretching
    6.Myofascial trigger points
    7.Joint articulation
    8.Myofascial release
    9.Lymphatic drainage massage
    10.The low back and pelvis
    11.The thoracic region
    12.The cervical region
    13.The head and face
    14.The chest
    15.The shoulder region
    16.The elbow region
    17.The wrist and hand
    18.The hip region
    19.The knee
    20.The leg, ankle and foot
    21.Specific client groups
    22.Answers to Review Questions

       

     

  • 10000lei 90.00 lei

     

    The Short Story of Architecture is a new and innovative guide to the subject of architecture that explores 50 key buildings, from the Great Pyramids to high-tech, sustainable skyscrapers. Accessible and concise, the book links the 50 key works to the most important architectural materials, elements and styles, giving readers all the tools they need to understand and appreciate the built world.

  • 100 Ideas that Changed Architecture
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    10000lei 90.00 lei

     

    100 Ideas that Changed Architecture chronicles the most influential ideas that have shaped architecture. Entertainingly written by an expert on architecture, it provides a concise history of the subject, and offers a fascinating resource to dip into for the general reader.

    Starting with the basic building 'components' of door, window, column and beam and the Classical orders, this inspiring book goes on to explore historical architectural movements such as the Picturesque and Beaux-Arts, innovative materials such as steel and reinforced concrete, technical innovations, such as the lift and electric lighting, through to modern movements such as Universal Design and Deconstruction.

    Arranged in a broadly chronological order, these architectural ideas are presented through informative text and arresting visuals, exploring when each idea first evolved and the subsequent impact it has had up to the present day.

  • 41000lei 369.00 lei

     

    First published in 2007, The Architecture of Yemen was the first book to offer an in-depth investigation into the characteristic architecture of country and the the result of nearly two decades of research. This new, revised edition includes drawings, documentation and information on the building and reconstruction projects carried out from 2008 to 2014 at locations in Hadrumat and Dawan. Moving beyond the major cities, Salma Samar Damluji explores the architecture of regions that could be said to be the last strongholds of traditional Arab architecture.

    The Architecture of Yemen and its Reconstruction features a wealth of insights from both the master builders and home owners and contains photographs and surveyed drawings of many locations that are now extremely difficult to visit. It also examines in detail building techniques and methods little known outside of Yemen and includes well-known UNESCO World Heritage Sites as well as remarkable buildings from less-visited areas.

    Praise for The Architecture of Yemen:
    "Historians, planners and architects will find much useful detail in The Architecture of Yemen and the general reader much charm in the beguiling photos. In addition, those concerned by the rash of more recent and hasty development will find some hope for the inspiration of a new generation of master builders in Yemen and the Gulf." - Current World Archaeology

  • 88000lei 792.00 lei

     

    This book develops a model to evaluate and assess life-cycle greenhouse gas emissions based on typical Australian commercial building design options. It also draws comparisons between some of the many green building rating tools that have been developed worldwide to support sustainable development. These include: Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM) by the Building Research Establishment, Comprehensive Assessment System for Building Environmental Efficiency (CASBEE) by the Japanese Sustainable Building Consortium, and Green Star Environmental Rating System by the Green Building Council of Australia.

    Life-cycle assessment (LCA), life-cycle energy consumption, and life-cycle greenhouse gas emissions form the three pillars of life-cycle studies, which have been used to evaluate environmental impacts of building construction. Assessment of the life-cycle greenhouse gas emissions of buildings is one of the significant obstacles in evaluating green building performance. This book explains the methodology for achieving points for the categories associated with reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in the Australian Green Star rating system. The model for the assessment uses GaBi 8.7 platform along with Visual Basic in Microsoft Excel and shows the relationship between the building’s energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions released during the lifetime of the building. The data gathered in the book also illustrates that the green building design and specifications are becoming more popular and are being increasingly utilized in Australia. This book is important reading for anyone interested in sustainable construction, green design and buildings and LCA tools.

     

  • Building Regulations Pocket Book
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    14000lei 126.00 lei

     

    This handy guide provides you with all the information you need to comply with the UK Building Regulations and Approved Documents. On site, in the van, in the office, wherever you are, this is the book you’ll refer to time and time again to double check the regulations on your current job.

    The Building Regulations Pocket Book is the must have reliable and portable guide to compliance with the Building Regulations.

    ·         Part 1 provides an overview of the Building Act

    ·         Part 2 offers a handy guide to the dos and don’ts of gaining the Local Council’s approval for Planning Permission and Building Regulations Approval

    ·         Part 3 presents an overview of the requirements of the Approved Documents associated with the Building Regulations

    ·         Part 4 is an easy to read explanation of the essential requirements of the Building Regulations that any architect, builder or DIYer needs to know to keep their work safe and compliant on both domestic or non-domestic jobs

    This book is essential reading for all building contractors and sub-contractors, site engineers, building engineers, building control officers, building surveyors, architects, construction site managers and DIYers. Homeowners will also find it useful to understand what they are responsible for when they have work done on their home (ignorance of the regulations is no defence when it comes to compliance!).

     

  • Guide to Successful Brickwork
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    21000lei 189.00 lei

     

    The BDA Guide to Successful Brickwork is the definitive practical guide to obtaining successful results in brickwork construction. Written by a team of experts from the Brick Development Association, the representative group in industry for brickwork construction, this best-selling text has now been brought fully in line with the latest site practice, innovations, British and European Standards, to ensure readers are receiving the most up-to-date and accurate information available in the field.

    Based on actual teaching practice, the book is highly illustrated throughout to increase accessibility of the text for the reader in their exploration of the practical aspects of brickwork. It also includes an extensive glossary of brickwork terms for ease of reference. This edition contains new material detailing recent innovations in brickwork, in the areas of components and façade performance requirements.

    Students in full-time education and following apprenticeship routes will find this book to be an invaluable source of information which will accompany them throughout their studies. Building professionals concerned with the design, detailing and specification of brickwork will also find the BDA Guide to be an essential reference.

     

  • Construction Project Manager’s Pocket Book
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    17000lei 153.00 lei

     

    The second edition of the Construction Project Manager’s Pocket Book maintains its coverage of a broad range of project management skills, from technical expertise to leadership, negotiation, team building and communication. However, this new edition has been updated to include:

    ·         revisions to the CDM regulations,

    ·         changes to the standard forms of contract and other documentation used by the project manager,

    ·         the impact of BIM and emerging technologies,

    ·         implications of Brexit on EU public procurement,

    ·         other new procurement trends, and

    ·         ethics and the project manager.

    Construction project management activities are tackled in the order they occur on real projects, with reference made to the RIBA Plan of Work throughout. This is the ideal concise reference which no project manager, construction manager, architect or quantity surveyor should be without.

     

  • New Museum Design
    La comanda in aproximativ 4 saptamani
    25000lei 225.00 lei

     

    New Museum Design provides a critical and compelling selective survey of contemporary international museum design since 2010. It provides an accessible and analytic review of the architectural landscape of museum and gallery design in the 2010s.

    The book comprises twelve case study museum and gallery projects from across Europe, Asia, North America, Africa, the Middle East and Australia. Each built example is interrogated through an essay and a series of beautiful supporting illustrations and drawings. Where appropriate architectural analysis is cross-scale, extending from consideration of the artefact’s encounter with museum space at the most intimate scale, through detailed architectural readings, to the wider perspective of urban/landscape response. Similarly, the book is not confined in its thematic or architectural ‘typological’ scope, including museums and art galleries, as well as remodellings, extensions and new build examples.

    New Museum Design provides a critical snapshot of contemporary international museum architecture, in order to: better understand reasons for the state of current practice; reveal and explore on-going themes and approaches in the field; and to point towards seminal future design directions. This book is essential reading for any student or professional interested in museum design.

     

  • Modern Theatres 1950–2020
    La comanda in aproximativ 4 saptamani
    38000lei 342.00 lei

     

    The book explores in detail 30 of the most significant theatres, concert halls, opera houses and dance spaces that opened between 1950 and 2010. Each theatre is reviewed and assessed by experts in theatre buildings, such as architects, acousticians, consultants and theatre practitioners, and illustrated with full-colour photographs and comparative plans and sections. A further 20 theatres that opened from 2009 to 2020 are concisely reviewed and illustrated.

    An excellent resource for students of theatre planning, theatre architecture and architectural design, Modern Theatres 1950 – 2020 discusses the role of performing arts buildings in cities, explores their public and performances spaces and examines the acoustics and technologies needed in a great building. This beautifully illustrated book is also a must-read for architects, theater designers, theatre historians, and theatre practitioners.

     

  • 28000lei 252.00 lei

     

    Providing critical insight into the globalization of product conception, production, marketing and distribution, this Handbook comprehensively explores the functioning of global value chains (GVCs) and how they shape the global economy. It provides theoretical, analytical and empirically based policy-relevant tools to understand international production and trade in the modern global economy.

    Written by a multidisciplinary group of leading scholars, this Handbook offers expert guidance on GVC analysis and the relationship between GVCs and governance, power relations, gender, upgrading and international development. The contributors also provide insight into strategy, innovation and learning, highlighting the dynamism and resilience of GVCs, and critically reflect on how GVCs affect inequality and the nature of work and production.

    Comprising empirically rich and innovative research, this Handbook will be critical reading for advanced undergraduate and master's level students interested in international business, global industries, sustainable development and the governance of global production systems. Academics researching and teaching in these fields will also benefit from this book's broad and comprehensive approach to GVC analysis.

     

  • 15000lei 135.00 lei

     

    Complete your leadership toolkit with this inside look at high-level, executive positions 

    Hidden Truths: What Leaders Need to Hear But Are Rarely Told delivers profound and rarely discussed insights about C-suite jobs that provide aspiring leaders with practical, new skills that will equip them for the immense challenges of their desired jobs. Through 14 illuminating chapters, accomplished Harvard Business School faculty member and former Senior Partner of McKinsey & Company sets out the essential habits that help leaders create success, time and time again. 

    You’ll learn: 

    ·         How to recognize the limits of monetary incentives for employees and colleagues 

    ·         To manage your relationships with members of the Board of Directors 

    ·         How to value and realize true diversity 

    ·         How to manage mergers and acquisitions properly, one of the most difficult parts of business leadership 

    Perfect for managers, executives, and other business leaders with an eye on the C-suite, Hidden Truths also belongs on the bookshelves of people who already find themselves in a C-level position and wish to learn how to better manage the stresses and challenges of the job. 

     

  • 15000lei 120.00 lei

     

    The all-inclusive guide to exceptional project management that is trusted by hundreds of thousands of readers—now updated and revised  

    The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management: The Comprehensive, Easy to Read Handbook for Beginners and Pros, 6th Edition is a comprehensive guide to real-world project management methods, tools, and techniques. Practical, easy-to-use, and deeply thorough, this book gives you the answers you need now. You'll find cutting-edge ideas and hard-won wisdom of one of the field's leading experts, delivered in short, lively segments that address common management issues. Brief descriptions of important concepts, tips on real-world applications, and compact case studies illustrate the most sought-after skills and pitfalls you should watch out for. This sixth edition now includes:  

    ·         A brand-new chapter on project quality 

    ·         A new chapter on managing media, entertainment, and creative projects

    ·         A new chapter on the project manager’s #1 priority: leadership 

    ·         A new chapter with the most current practices in Change Management 

    ·         Current PMP certification study tips  

    Readers of The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management also receive access to new video resources available at the author’s website.  

    The book teaches readers how to manage and deliver projects on-time and on-budget by applying the practical strategies and concrete solutions found within. Whether the challenge is finding the right project sponsor, clarifying project objectives, or setting realistic schedules and budget projections, The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management shows you what you need to know, the best way to do it, and what to watch out for along the way.  

     

  • 10000lei 90.00 lei

     

    The Complete and Comprehensive Guide to Business Transformation 

    As digital technologies and consumer expectations continue to disrupt almost every industry sector, companies are placing greater emphasis on developing and implementing transformation programs. Changing the Game offers the practical knowledge required to create a dramatic step-change in company performance. Designed for executives and managers responsible for a transformation in any type of company and situation, this comprehensive real-world playbook covers the change process from start to finish — from assessing the situation and determining strategic priorities, to developing a roadmap, establishing the governance structure, managing initiative delivery, and evaluating the impact of the transformation.  

    Adopting a robust and pragmatic approach to every stage of business transformation, this authoritative volume explains where to start, identifies key areas of focus, and describes the strategies, decisions, and actions necessary for achieving results. Throughout the text, case studies of leading organizations highlight essential tools and approaches, examine key challenges, and evaluate their impact. A wealth of practical tools help readers build a foundation for change in their organization, define a clear path forward, mobilize teams, assign responsibilities, execute initiatives, track progress, sustain momentum, and more.  

    ·         Provides detailed guidance on envisioning, designing, managing, and delivering a successful company, function or team transformation 

    ·         Enables readers to create a dramatic change in company performance with a results-focused approach based on leading management practices 

    ·         Contains more than 20 in-depth sections representing the entire transformation journey 

    ·         Includes numerous ready-to-use tools and templates, including 50 exhibits, that can be adopted in any organization to accelerate results 

    ·         Features tips and advice from top-level executives at leading companies and government organizations 

    Changing the Game: The Playbook for Leading Business Transformation is an invaluable step-by-step blueprint for executives, managers, teams, and consultants involved in devising and executing transformation programs. 

     

  • 20000lei 150.00 lei

     

    Ron Dimon’s thought-leading second edition of the book originally entitled Enterprise Performance Management Done Right, published in 2012, is a practical roadmap for using Connected Planning to develop an agile organization and to navigate the complex Enterprise Performance Management landscape.

    According to esteemed author, researcher, and Management professor Dr. Christopher Neck, “In the same way that one needs to be self-leading to finish a grueling marathon, an organization must be self-leading in order to execute on its plans in an efficient and effective manner. What drives self-leadership at all levels in an organization? The people within the organization of course—and those people must be involved in the planning occurring in an organization. Without a plan, an organization has no direction.”

    Since 2012, much has changed in the world of connecting strategy with improved performance: new, cloud-based, in-memory technologies have been adopted by the largest organizations in the world. This book is for CFOs, CIOs, their direct reports, and any organizational visionary or aspiring leader who wants to ‘‘bring it all together’’ and create an actionable vision and plan for improving readiness, resilience, and performance.

     

  • 10000lei 90.00 lei

     

    Discover how to launch a profitable online course from scratch 

    In Million Dollar Micro Business: How To Turn Your Expertise Into A Digital Online Course, entrepreneur and author Tina Tower delivers a new and smarter way to do business that avoids huge overheads and large capital investments. Fueled by recent innovations in technology and shifts in consumer behavior, the accomplished author shows you a new way to have a big impact with few resources. 

    You’ll learn how to create a digital course based on expertise you’ve gained through your life, business, academic work, and career. The book is a practical and tangible guide to getting started and offers a proven framework and case studies of people who have scaled courses into seven-figure ventures. 

    This important book teaches you: 

    ·         How to turn your passion and expertise into profit, using what you know to create a global, online course 

    ·         Why bigger is not always better, and how less overhead and investment is often a good thing for a scalable business 

    ·         An alternative to the 9-5 hustle and grind of a traditional workplace 

    ·         Real-life case studies from people who have been on this journey before 

    Perfect for entrepreneurs, seasoned professionals, educated experts, and anyone else interested in sharing their knowledge with the world around them, Million Dollar Micro Business is an indispensable guide to creating a lucrative online course from scratch. 

     

  • Kusama: The Graphic Novel
    La comanda in aproximativ 4 saptamani
    10000lei 90.00 lei

     

    From rural Japan to international icon - Yayoi Kusama has spent her remarkable life immersed in her art.

    Follow her incredible journey in this vivid graphic biography which details her bold departure from Japan as a young artist, her embrace of the buzzing New York art scene in the 1960s, and her eventual return home and rise to twenty-first-century super-fame.

  • 10000lei 90.00 lei

     

    The Short Story of Women Artists tells the full history - from the breakthroughs that women have made in pushing for parity with male artists, to the important contributions made to otherwise male-dominated artistic movements, and the forgotten and obscured artists who are now being rediscovered and reassessed.

    Accessible, concise and richly illustrated, the book reveals the connections between different periods, artists and styles, giving readers a thorough understanding and broad enjoyment of the full achievements that female artists have made.

  • Frida Kahlo (Lives of the Artists)
    La comanda in aproximativ 4 saptamani
    8000lei 72.00 lei

     

    Step into the world of Frida Kahlo: behind the portraits and the surrealist art discover the fascinating woman who has transfixed the world.

    Fridamania has made Frida Kahlo's image ubiquitous: she has been reborn as a Halloween costume, Barbie doll, children's book character, textile print, phone cover and the inspiration for everything from cocktails to fashion shoots. But it is more difficult to get a clear vision of this bold and brilliant, foul-mouthed, heavy-drinking, hard-smoking, husband-stealing, occasionally bisexual, often bed-bound, wheelchair-using, needy, forthright and passionate woman. Hettie Judah sets out to correct that with this superb biography of one of the most charismatic artists of the last hundred years.

    Follow Frida's life through tumultuous love and life-altering accidents, towards recognition in the art world from the likes of André Breton and Marcel Duchamp, to becoming the first Mexican artist held at the Louvre. Judah delves into Kahlo's experiences and how these came together to inspire the art that has been described as an uncompromising depiction of the female experience and form. From an early battle with Polio, to a debilitating bus accident at 18, through love and heart ache, the life of Frida Kahlo was one of pain but a pain that bore great beauty.

    Hettie Judah is a contributing writer for publications including the GuardianVogueThe New York TimesFrieze and Art Quarterly.

    Lives of the Artists is a new series by Laurence King. Concise, highly readable biographies of some of the world's greatest artists written by authoritative and respected names from the world of art. Learn about the artist behind the masterpieces.

    Currently available: Andy Warhol and Artemisia Gentileschi

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