Provides updated information about both surgical and minimally-invasive procedures used to enhance appearance.
"Provides basic consumer health information about common surgical procedures, potential risks and complications, pain control options, and recovery issues. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources"--Provided by publisher.
Offers a history of plastic surgery, goes over the different types of procedures, and helps readers determine if plastic surgery is the right choice
This book has been created for patients who have decided to make education and research an integral part of the treatment process. Although it also gives information useful to doctors, caregivers and other health professionals, it tells patients where and how to look for information covering virtually all topics related to lasik surgery (also Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis; LASIK eye surgery), from the essentials to the most advanced areas of research. The title of this book includes the word official. This reflects the fact that the sourcebook draws from public, academic, government, and peer-reviewed research. Selected readings from various agencies are reproduced to give you some of the latest official information available to date on lasik surgery. Given patients' increasing sophistication in using the Internet, abundant references to reliable Internet-based resources are provided throughout this sourcebook. Where possible, guidance is provided on how to obtain free-of-charge, primary research results as well as more detailed information via the Internet. E-book and electronic versions of this sourcebook are fully interactive with each of the Internet sites mentioned (clicking on a hyperlink automatically opens your browser to the site indicated). Hard-copy users of this sourcebook can type cited Web addresses directly into their browsers to obtain access to the corresponding sites. In addition to extensive references accessible via the Internet, ch
Over 200 discrete topics, covering the full spectrum of general surgery and the surgical sub-specialties. Each topic will be presented in a bulleted, outline-oriented format. Extensive coverage of pathophysiology, especially the molecular and genetic underpinnings of disease states and their progression, will be included. Examples of new laparoscopic and other minimally invasive surgical techniques will also be illustrated and described throughout(see GI, GYN, and vascular chapters.)
Provides updated information about stroke, its causes, risk factors, diagnosis, acute and long-term treatment, and recent innovations in poststroke care.
"Provides basic consumer health information about causes, triggers, treatment, and management of asthma. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources"--Provided by publisher.
Presents information on the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of mood, anxiety, compulsive, impulsive, behavioral, personality, and psychotic disorders; discusses related topics including self-esteem, stress, exercise, grief, genetics, and chemical dependency; and provides directories of related organizations, hot lines, free medication programs, and other resources.
"Provides basic consumer health information about risk factors, recovery from, and prevention and treatment of various eating disorders. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources"--Provided by publisher.
Basic Consumer Health Information about Dental Care, Including Oral Hygiene, Dental Visits, Pain Management, Cavities, Crowns, Bridges, Dental Implants, and Fillings, and Other Oral Health Concerns, Such as Gum Disease, Bad Breath, Dry Mouth, Genetic and Developmental Abnormalities, Oral Cancers, Orthodontics, and Temporomandibular Disorders Along with Updates on Current Research in Oral Health, a Glossary, a Directory of Dental and Oral Health Organizations, and Resources for People with Dental and Oral Health Disorders.
With information collected from a range of government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and periodicals, this volume supplies information about heart health, including basic information about the anatomy of the human heart and how it works, information and tips on disease prevention, facts about common heart disorders, and treatment options. Includes statistical data, reports on current research initiatives, a glossary of cardiovascular terms, and a resource directory. Includes a booklet listing the contents of the full series. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Presents consumer health information--gathered from sources including government reports, medical publications, and patient organizations--to help readers understand the basic causes, treatments, and health care currently available for many kinds of genetic disorders. Includes information on screening tests, lifestyle expectations, and optimal disease management through medications, diets, and physical therapy. Concludes with a directory of resources, advice about caring for children with chronic illness, and a glossary of genetic terminology. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Experts from academia, clinical settings, and the business world pool their knowledge about work injury prevention and management in the new Sourcebook of Occupational Rehabilitation. The 22 contributions in this wide-ranging reference address aspects of the three primary areas of service delivery: prevention, assessment, and rehabilitation. The text takes a multidisciplinary viewpoint toward its subject in order to shed light on the mechanisms and management of work-related disorders. It boasts a wealth of current and in-depth information, and takes a practical `applications approach' to rehabilitation
Presents a wealth of information on alcohol use and abuse and its effects on the body and mind, treatment, and prevention. Separate sections focus on use and abuse, physical effects, alcohol and pregnancy, alcohol and the brain, treatment and recovery, and prevention. A final section offers a glossary, a list of resources for people seeking help wi
SAGE Sourcebook of Modern Biomedical Devices: Business Markets in the Global Environment is the first accessible, broadly available source of information that presents and quantifies the commercial success of numerous types of biomedical devices available in the global market. It is of great importance, for both the research and the business communities, to identify specific biomedical device types, per major therapeutic areas, most commercially successful in today’s global economic markets, such as in the biggest market (U.S.), in the Pacific Rim, and in the newly expanded European Union. Currently, such vital information is not available anywhere else, definitely not in a unified source and not in a detailed, well-substantiated, reliable, and easy-to-read form.
Basic Consumer Health Information about Type 1 Diabetes (Insulin-Dependent or Juvenile-Onset Diabetes), Type 2 Diabetes (Non-insulin-Dependent or Adult-Onset Diabetes), Gestational Diabetes, Impaired Glucose Tolerance (IGT), and Related Complications, Such as Amputation, Eye Disease, Gum Disease, Nerve Damage, and End-Stage Renal Disease, Including Facts about Insulin, Oral Diabetes Medications, Blood Sugar Testing, and the Role of Exercise and Nutrition in the Control of Diabetes Along with a Glossary and Resources for Further Help and Information.