LYMPHEDEMA AND LIPEDEMA NUTRITION GUIDE

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Nord Guide To Rare Disorders

Author : National Organization for Rare Disorders
ISBN : 0781730635
Genre : Medical
File Size : 88.82 MB
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NORD Guide to Rare Disorders is a comprehensive, practical, authoritative guide to the diagnosis and management of more than 800 rare diseases. The diseases are discussed in a uniform, easy-to-follow format--a brief description, signs and symptoms, etiology, related disorders, epidemiology, standard treatment, investigational treatment, resources, and references.The book includes a complete directory of orphan drugs, a full-color atlas of visual diagnostic signs, and a Master Resource List of support groups and helpful organizations. An index of symptoms and key words offers physicians valuable assistance in finding the information they need quickly.
Category: Medical

Clinical Guide To Skin And Wound Care

Author : Cathy Thomas Hess
ISBN : 9781609136796
Genre : Medical
File Size : 36.98 MB
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Accelerate your skin and wound care with the Clinical Guide to Skin and Wound Care, Seventh Edition. This compact and sensibly organized guide is vital to providing optimal care. Look forward to: * Updated advice on skin care products helps you make the right choices. * Current documentation regulations, so that you can properly illustrate wound healing. * New chapters on lymphedema and best practices. * Profiles of more than 300 products, in A to Z organization for easy identification. * Benchmark outcomes help you take your care to the next level... and more. You'll accurately assess, plan, and monitor wound care using the most current, best nursing practices. This useful resource will help both clinicians and institutions deliver wound care that's both appropriate for patient needs and cost-effective for the institution. Featuring important new information on documentation regulations, including helpful checklists, and offering take-away highlights in every chapter, this useful resource also provides new content on lymphedema management guidelines, negative pressure wound therapy, and capturing data using today's media capabilities. Part 1 covers the fundamentals of skin and wound care, including assessment, treatment, prevention, nutrition, and documentation. From identifying patients at risk for wounds to achieving compliance for self-care, this is the companion you'll rely on day after day. You'll gain a deeper understanding of chronic wounds, accurately interpret lab values and adapt your care, develop a proper skin and wound care formulary, expertly manage tissue load, and understand and apply the wound care regulatory process. Part 2 offers profiles and photos of hundreds of skin and wound care products, all categorized and alphabetized for easy reference. You'll find a wealth of NEW advice on the skin care products you use most, including cleansers, moisture barriers, antifungal and antimicrobial treatments, therapeutic moisturizers, liquid skin protectants, and others. The Seventh edition of Clinical Guide to Skin and Wound Care also includes a full-color wound photo section, wound checklists, and much more.
Category: Medical

Lymphedema Caregiver S Guide

Author : Mary Kathleen Kearse
ISBN : 0976480670
Genre : Medical
File Size : 20.59 MB
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This resource provides detailed instructions for caregivers on all aspects of lymphedema home care including physical care, communications skills and emotional support, and activities of daily living.
Category: Medical

The Lymphatic Friendly Diet

Author : Kristin Osborn
ISBN : 9781504303576
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 85.76 MB
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Kristin Osborn spent years as a sickly child before becoming an overweight adult beset by health problems. She thought she was cursed until she discovered she suffered from a lymphatic condition, which is the largest system in the body providing waste removal and immunity. Kristin, now a certified lymphoedema therapist, overcame many of her problems by discovering the foods that work best with the lymphatic system, easing digestion, increasing waste removal, and building immunity. As a result, she lost thirty kilograms and has not been sick in years. Shes eating as much food as she wants, and shes kept the weight off. In this self-help book for others battling a lymphatic conditionmany who dont even know itshe shares the recipes that have helped her become healthier and happier. If youre often ill, cant seem to lose weight, retain water, and/or swell up when flying on a plane, you could be suffering from a lymphatic condition, too. But you can revitalize your mind, body, and spirit with this book, which includes one hundred easy recipes, a lymphatic food pyramid, and a seven-day eating guide.
Category: Health & Fitness

Pathology E Book

Author : Catherine C. Goodman
ISBN : 9780323291224
Genre : Medical
File Size : 57.89 MB
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Understand how a patient’s conditions might affect physical therapy and outcomes so that you can design safe and effective interventions. The only pathology textbook written specifically for physical therapists, Pathology: Implications for the Physical Therapist, Third Edition, offers guidelines, precautions, and contraindications for interventions with patients who have musculoskeletal or neuromuscular problems as well as other conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, or pancreatitis. Learn about the cause of these conditions, the pathogenesis, medical diagnosis and treatment, and most importantly, the special implications for the therapist. In addition to addressing specific diseases and conditions, this text emphasizes health promotion and disease prevention strategies and covers issues with implications for physical therapy management, such as injury, inflammation, and healing; the lymphatic system; and biopsychosocial–spiritual impacts on health care. With this practical and evidence-based text, now enhanced with full-color illustrations and the latest research, you’ll know what to factor into your clinical decisions to achieve the best outcomes for your patients. Incorporates the Medical Model, the Disablement Model, and the ICF Model Incorporates Preferred Practice Patterns from the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Second Edition throughout the text Presents key information in at-a-glance format that is organized by body system for easy reference Provides the basic science information and the clinical implications of disease within the rehabilitation process, covering common illnesses and diseases, adverse effects of drugs, organ transplantation, laboratory values, and much more Focuses on health promotion and disease prevention throughout “Special Implications for the Therapist sections present the most likely practice patterns associated with each disease or disorder and address precautions, contraindications, and considerations specific to PTs. Current information on conditions, medical testing and treatment, and practice models keeps you up-to-date on the latest research findings and recent changes in the field. Companion Evolve site provides easy access to articles referenced in the text with links to Medline. Tables and text boxes throughout the text summarize important information and highlight key points.
Category: Medical

Lymphedem

Author : Phillip J. Pollot
ISBN : 9781608445578
Genre : Medical
File Size : 61.55 MB
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If you wake up each day to the constant companion of lymphedema, you need to read this book. There are many things you can do to prevent or manage lymphedema, and educating yourself about your condition is the first step. This book will teach you about what lymphedema is, what causes it, and how you can take action to reduce and even eliminate your symptoms. It will provide you with the tools you need to manage what is, for many, a life-long condition. Written primarily for women who developed lymphedema as a result of treatment for breast cancer, the methods can be useful for anyone who suffers from this condition. Empower yourself to build new habits so that you can enjoy the best possible quality of life! Breast cancer's life saving surgery is the number one cause of lymphedema in the U.S. With approximately 240,000 cases of breast cancer diagnosed each year (2007 American Cancer Society), this one year of cases would form a line about 90 miles long. Yes, an hour and a half driving at 60 miles per hour! As we drive along this line there may be as many as thirty-five percent that will develop lymphedema. Educating yourself is critical to take yourself to a management level with lymphedema. Don't know what lymphedema is? Think of your arm or leg as a water balloon filled with a protein rich fluid. Now you know! The information in this book will give you down to earth common sense things you can do which may prevent or manage lymphedema. You will learn the chemistry of foods, and make choices which are friendly to the body. You will discover a simple way of eating to allow more peristaltic action of your lymphatic vessels. Fix your sights on management - not maintenance. In order to exercise self-responsibility you must have tools, acting with knowledge will eliminate the frustration of leaving all your lymphedema care to others. You will have a life time risk for lymphedema with lymph node removal, now is the time to be empowered in building new habits to assure the best possible quality of life.
Category: Medical

Living Well With Lymphedema 2e

Author : Ann B. Ehrlich
ISBN : 0976480697
Genre : Medical
File Size : 21.50 MB
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Eat to starve lymphedema and lipedema by having foods that fight these conditions and avoiding foods that contribute to symptoms or related conditions. Learn how food choices affect both conditions and how better nutrition can improve symptoms (including pain) and delay changes associated with progression to more advanced stages. Intended for anyone with, or at risk for, lymphedema or lipedema, caregivers, lymphedema therapists, and other health care providers.
Category: Medical

Essentials Of Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy E Book

Author : Ellen Hillegass
ISBN : 9781437703832
Genre : Medical
File Size : 34.88 MB
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Based on best practices prescribed in The Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Essentials of Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy, 3rd Edition provides comprehensive coverage of anatomy and physiology, assessment, and aspects of the cardiopulmonary systems, with a focus on their interaction. The disablement model is used in describing the eight cardiopulmonary practice patterns. Expert author Ellen Hillegass also discusses pathophysiology, pharmacology, and interventions in the outpatient setting. Incorporating Guide language, her practical approach progresses logically from basic sciences through intervention, and emphasizes lifespan considerations. Material follows The Guide to Physical Therapist Practice 2nd Edition, reflecting best practices as defined by the American Physical Therapy Association. Evidence-based content is based on the latest research in the field. Case studies show the application of concepts with real-world examples. Pharmacology chapters reflect both the rehabilitation background of physical therapists and the pharmaceutical expertise of a pharmacist. A focus on wellness follows the disablement model. Information on geriatric and pediatric cardiopulmonary physical therapy is easy to apply to patient situations. Testing for both cardiac and pulmonary dysfunction is conveniently located in a single chapter. Cardiovascular medication information covers the latest drugs used in cardiopulmonary physical therapy. Information on thoracic organ transplantation simplifies and explains these complex procedures. NEW chapters cover the lymphatic system and pediatrics. Revised chapters on cardiopulmonary anatomy and physiology differentiate between information that is need to know and that is nice to know. An Evolve companion website includes medical animations to illustrate concepts, along with a glossary, glossary exercises, and reference lists from the book linked to MEDLINE abstracts.
Category: Medical

Quick Access Professional Guide To Conditions Herbs Supplements

Author : Integrative Medicine Communications
ISBN : 0967077257
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 47.59 MB
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This volume provides data on the uses, dosages, safety and efficacy of 36 of the most popular herbals, including: constituent/composition; medicinal use/indications; pharmacology; dosage ranges; side effects; contraindications; and interactions. It also provides pertinent clinical information on 44 vitamins, minerals, trace elements, amino acids and nutritional supplements. In addition, the book offers practical guidelines on both conventional and complementary treatments for 100 common ailments, including signs and symptoms, differential diagnoses, diagnostic procedures, treatment options and references. Multiple indexes enable readers to access the information they need.
Category: Health & Fitness

Wound Care

Author : Carrie Sussman
ISBN : 0781774446
Genre : Medical
File Size : 66.51 MB
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Designed for health care professionals in multiple disciplines and clinical settings, this comprehensive, evidence-based wound care text provides basic and advanced information on wound healing and therapies and emphasizes clinical decision-making. The text integrates the latest scientific findings with principles of good wound care and provides a complete set of current, evidence-based practices. This edition features a new chapter on wound pain management and a chapter showing how to use negative pressure therapy on many types of hard-to-heal wounds. Technological advances covered include ultrasound for wound debridement, laser treatments, and a single-patient-use disposable device for delivering pulsed radio frequency.
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