The book aims to provide both comprehensive reviews of the classical methods and an introduction to new developments in medical statistics. The topics range from meta analysis, clinical trial design, causal inference, personalized medicine to machine learning and next generation sequence analysis. The new edition has been divided into four sections, including, Statistical Methods in Medicine and Epidemiology, Statistical Methods in Clinical Trials, Statistical Genetics, and General Methods.
This book helps trainee and practicing doctors to develop a broader understanding of supervision. It gives the reader the means to enable, structure and develop their reflective practice. It provides practical tools to engage positively with regulatory challenges, increase satisfaction at work and improve quality of care.
This book provides a comprehensive review, with illustrations and guidelines, of bed side procedures performed in critical care units. Critical care procedures are included in a step by step manner. They are easy to review and help perform procedures confidently at the bed side with minimal complications. It is a great review book of procedures for the board exams, and gives an excellent review of intensive care unit procedures for clinicians and trainees. This book includes neuro-critical care, cardiothoracic and medical surgical intensive care unit procedures.
Only a few decades ago, we were ready to declare victory over infectious diseases. Today, infectious diseases are responsible for significant morbidity and mortality throughout the world. This book examines the epidemiology and social impact of past and present infectious disease epidemics in the developing and developed world. A readable guide to specific diseases, richly contextualized in environment and geography, this book will be used by health professionals in all disciplines interested in global health and its history and as a textbook in university courses on global health.
Written for registered nurses in orientation, this concise, user-friendly resource provides a complete picture of all components of excellent patient care on a busy medical-surgical nursing unit. It covers assessment, key clinical skills/procedures, and documentation of care in an easily digestible, bulleted format. Time-tested guidance about new nurse orientation to professional practice includes "proven pearls for success.
Where should physicians get their ethics? Professional codes such as the Hippocratic Oath claim moral authority for those in a particular field, yet according to medical ethicist Robert Veatch, these codes have little or nothing to do with how members of a guild should understand morality or make ethical decisions. While the Hippocratic Oath continues to be cited by a wide array of professional associations, scholars, and medical students, Veatch contends that the pledge is such an offensive code of ethics that it should be summarily excised from the profession.
This book shows with real cases from health care and beyond that most errors come from flaws in the system. It also shows why they don't get reported and how medical error disclosure around the world is shifting away from blaming people to a?no-fault? model. The book will examine issues that stymie efforts made to reduce preventable adverse events and medical errors, and will moreover highlight their impact on clinical laboratories and other areas. It identifies possible intelligent system approaches that can be adopted to help control and eliminate these errors.
Nurses Test Yourself in Non-medical Prescribing is the essential self-test resource for nurses studying a prescribing qualification and preparing for exams. The book includes over 450 questions including full answers and explanations. Full glossary of terms Topics covered in this book include: Pharmacology Legal and ethical issues Therapeutic decision making Consultation skills Principles of safe prescribing Adverse drug reactions Drug licensing and handling Drug calculations.
Up-to-date information on medical licensure requirements and statistics in the United States Providing complete, authoritative, state-by-state licensure information in one convenient volume, this resource is essential for allopathic and osteopathic physicians, recruiters, employers, and consultants. The unique combination of data and articles makes this book helpful for personal reference, research, and credentialing.