Medical Compendium 2008 for Pocket PCA medical reference text
Medical Compendium 2008 by: Pacific Primary Care, last updated: 12/08/2007
Requirements: Read by the iSilo Reader on any Pocket PC or Palm. Or FREE MobiPocket reader via mobipocket.com
About Medical Compendium 2008Ethics, 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.
Can be read on the desktop or laptop as well with the free mobipocket for windows.
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 | Trust | Helping | Rapport | Compliance | 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 |
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