Clinical Compendium - 2007 for Pocket PCA medical reference text with detailed step-by-step procedures, work-ups and treatments.
Clinical Compendium - 2007 by: Pacific Primary Care, last updated: 29/04/2006
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About Clinical Compendium - 2007Ethics, Alternative Medicine, Medical Genetics, Preventative Medicine and Pharmacotherapy. Many books in one.
Topics include: all the inside information on the practice of medicine. Detailed P-450 drug interactions, pharmacotherapy, evidence-based medicine & statistics, medical ethics, medical genetics, medical malpractice, the placebo response and much more. Features: ***Tons of pearls in dealing with difficult physician-patient communication situations and the art of medicine. Also includes a detailed review of complementary and alternative medicine, including common herbal remedies, dietary supplements, dangerous herbs and integrative medicine.
Four texts in one handy easy to navigate file. Edited by a multiple physicians with >70 yrs of clinical experience.
This text contains numerous illustrations and is fully referenced. This file NEVER expires.
Principles of Ethics: Links: Basic Definitions | Professionalism and Oaths | Confidentiality | Competency | Futile Care | Emergency Procedures | Refusal of Care / AMA | Impaired Physicians | Advanced Care Planning | Informed Consent |
The Art of Medicine: Links: The Basics | Expectations | Step #1 (Trust) | Step #2 (Helping) | Step #3 (Rapport) | Step #4 (Compliance) | Step #5 (Counseling) | E-mail | BATHE | Empathy | Pt’s with Lists | End the Visit | Demanding Pt’s | Changing Pt’s Behavior | Mentally Retarded Pt | Pt Stutters | Deaf Pt | Language Barriers & Cultural Competence | Angry Pt | Disabled Pt | Demented / Rambling Pt | Aphasic Pt | Medically Unexplained Sx’s | Challenging / Difficult / Problem Person | Violent Pt’s | Spirituality | Documentation & Email | Bad News |
Malpractice: Links: Definitions | Expert Witness | Why pt Sues | Bad Outcomes | Keys to Avoiding | Documentation | Informed Consent | Notification, Depositions & Guidelines | Impaired Physicians | Doctor-Patient Relationships |
Evidence Based Medicine (EBM): Links: Steps | Well-Balanced Questions | Factors Affecting Diagnosis | Hierarchy of Strength | Web Searching Tips | Evaluating an Article and Types of Studies | **Medical STATISTICS** | Effects of Interventions | Cost Analysis | Pseudo-disease | Medline/ PubMed |
Statistics: Links: Prevalence / Incidence | Sens / Spec | 2X2 Table | PPV | NPV | Likelihood Ratio | Mortality | Null | P-value | Normal Distribution | Validity | Confounders & Other | Effects of Interventions (risks, odds, NNT) | Cost Analysis | Pseudo-disease | Evidence-Based Medicine | Types of Studies |
Pharmacotherapy: Links: Adverse Drug Reactions | Pharmacokinetics | Pharmacogenetics | Chronotherapeutics | Cytochrome P-450 System | Generics | Off-Label Drug Use | Do not Crush | Tablet Splitting | Sound-alike Drugs and Abbreviations to Avoid | Medication Compliance | Geriatric |
Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM): Links: Definitions | Background | Natural = Safe? | Physicians advice | Q’s Pt’s should ask | *Common Types of Integrative Medicine | Quackery | Nutriceutical (Herbal) Agents | Commonly Used Herbs | Common Dietary Supplements |
Integrative Medicine: Links: Bio-Psychosocial-Mind-Body (mediation, yoga, stress reduction, hypnosis) | Bio-Mechanical (Chiropractor, massage) | Bio-Pharmacologic (Diet, aromatherapy, probiotics, antioxidants) | Bio-Energetics (Homeopathic, acupuncture, healing touch, magnets) | Other Therapies |
Commonly Prescribed Herb’s: Links: Other | Aloe Vera | Black Cohosh | Camellia sinensis (Green tea) | Capsaicin | Chamomile | Chaste Tree Berry | Chondroitin Sulfate | Cranberry | Cynara-SL | Dong quai & DMSO | Echinacea spp | Escin (Horse-Chestnut) | Evening Primrose Oil | Feverfew | Garlic | Ginkgo biloba | Ginger | Ginseng | Glucosamine | Gugulipid | Hawthorne | Huperzine A | Iberogast | Kava-kava | Melatonin | Milk Thistle & Mistletoe | PC SPES | Peppermint | Psyllium | Pygeum Africanum & Co Q-10 | Red Clover | Red Rice Yeast | SAMe (S-adenosylmethionine) | Saw Palmetto | Soy | St. Johns Wort (Hypericum) | Tannins | Tea Tree Oil | Valerian | Willow Tree Bark | Zinc Lozenges | *Hazardous- Toxic Herbs |
Common Dietary Supplements: Links: Antioxidants | Omega-3 Fatty Acids | Caffeine | Coenzyme Q10 (Ubiquinol) | Creatine | Lutein | L-Carnitine (Levocarnitine) | Performance Fuel | Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) | Androstenedione | Chromium | Soy | Zinc Gluconate or Acetate | Garlic | SAMe (S-adenosylmethionine) | Nutriceutical (Herbal) Agents | Special diets | Ergogenic Aids | Tea |