Palpation is a crucial part of the four physical examinations, but many practitioners have not been adequately trained in this important diagnostic pillar. This DVD introduces diagnostic methods of palpation of the head and neck, chest and rig-sides, abdomen, muscles, skin, extremities and Acupoint. After mastering the techniques in this video, practitioners will greatly expand their ability to use palpation as an integral aspect of diagnosis. Features include: - Careful explanations and distinctions are made for the various palpation methods: touching, rubbing, pressing and tapping. - Realistic cases which comprehensively present all aspects of palpation, including objectives, methods and contraindications.
Americans have always thought their healthcare system was the best in the world. But starting in the late 1990s, shocking reports emerged that showed this was far from the truth. Treatment-related deaths or “complications” were found to be the fifth lead cause of death for Americans, and hundreds of thousands of patients were being harmed by botched medical procedures. Spurred by the quality crisis, a group of visionary physicians led by Donald Berwick and Paul Batalden embarked on a study of industrial ality improvement” techniques, daring to apply them to the practice of medicine despite resistance from the medical community. The Best Practice tells the story of this burgeoning movement, and of how the medical landscape is being radically transformeda?r the better.
Award-winning pediatrician Dr. Brian G. Orr offers compelling evidence, gained through firsthand professional experience, that the health care system in the United States is broken and in need of change. His real-life stories of everyday families spanning the globe from Honduran villages to suburban Boston offers specific help and guidelines to getting the best medical care for your children in spite of the system in place. Practical and timely, this insider's expos?e gives savvy parents the tools they need to take charge of their children's health.
Ernst and Johanna Lehner. Medicinal and Food Plants : With 200 Illustrations for Artists and CraftspeoplePublisher:
Book Description This fascinating reference offers a crisp pictorial record of foods found on our tables today that emerged thousands of years ago in faraway lands. Scores of rare woodcuts enhance intriguing anecdotes about the origins of grains and coffee, the odysseys of pineapples and peanuts, and the mysteries behind breadfruit, pomegranates, poppies, and other exotic plants. An invaluable resource of royalty-free images for commercial artists and hobbyists; delightful reading for anyone interested in the legendary and symbolic properties of food and medicinal plants. 200 black-and-white illustrations.
The giant panda is one of the world's most recognized animals, but until now the biology of this threatened species has been a mystery. This is the first book of its kind to summarize the present state of knowledge about panda biology, encompassing topics such as reproduction, behaviour, nutrition, ...
Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science - Sports Therapy Services: Organization and Operations (Olympic Handbook Of Sports Medicine)
Handbook of Sports Therapy Services: Organization and Operations is a practical guide, appropriate for each member of the multi-disciplinary “Sports Therapy” team, to establishing and effectively delivering the diverse therapy services required for athletes at international, national, and regional ...
Reluctant to resort to conventional medicine when there may be an effective complementary treatment with no side effects? Then this guide is for you. From headaches and acne to cancer and heart disease discover the best integrated holistic treatments for over 115 ailments. At-a-glance health ...
Palpation is a crucial part of the four physical examinations, but many practitioners have not been adequately trained in this important diagnostic pillar. This DVD introduces diagnostic methods of palpation of the head and neck, chest and rig-sides, abdomen, muscles, skin, extremities and ...
Americans have always thought their healthcare system was the best in the world. But starting in the late 1990s, shocking reports emerged that showed this was far from the truth. Treatment-related deaths or “complications” were found to be the fifth lead cause of death for Americans, and hundreds ...
David Otanez. Medicine Men of Business: The Missed Opportunity Factor-Learn How to Capitalize on What Others Don't See
The cumulative wisdom of a team of business experts is distilled in these practical principles for evaluating and correcting unsound business behaviors before they adversely affect profitability. Business leaders with a broad spectrum of sales and marketig credentials in small and large companies ...
Mary-Ann Fitzcharles. Pain Mechanisms and Management in the Rheumatic Diseases, An Issue of Rheumatic Disease Clinics (The Clinics: Internal Medicine)
Helping patients with chronic pain is one of the greatest and most common challenges the rheumatologists face. Many strides have been made in pain management in recent years, and this issue of the Rheumatic Disease Clinics of North America provides the most up-to-date information essential ...
Stanley Jablonski. Jablonski's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms and Abbreviations with CD-ROM (Dictionary of Medical Acronyms and Abbreviations (Jablonski))
Medical acronyms and abbreviations offer convenience, but can often be confusing and difficult to decode. This handy, portable new 6th edition features thousands of new terms from across all medical specialties. Its alphabetical arrangement makes reference a snap, and expanded coverage of symbols ...
Florence Nightingale, Judith A. Burckhardt. Notes on Nursing: And Other Writings (Kaplan Classics of Medicine)
Orignally published in 1860, Notes on Nursing was written by Florence Nightingale as a manual to aspiring nurses. Still relevant today with commonsense advice for all caregivers charged with looking after the sick and injured, the book also offers a revealing look into the history of the nursing ...
More than half of the elderly have insomnia, and most times this affliction goes overlooked and untreated. Sleep disorders do not have to be an inevitable part of the aging process, and with correct diagnosis and treatment, sleep disorders are highly manageable. Basing its information on the ...