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Author: Nancy Bergstrom
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: practice, guideline, clinical, ulcers, pressure, treatment
Number of Pages: 164
Published: 2004-08-30
ISBN-10: 0788124188
ISBN-13: 9780788124181

Offers a comprehensive program for treating adults with pressure ulcers. Intended for clinicians who examine & treat individuals in all health care settings. This guideline was developed by a panel of experts & is based on the best available scientific evidence & clinical expertise. The recommended treatment program focuses on assessment of the patient & the pressure ulcer: tissue load management; ulcer care; management of bacterial colonization & infection; operative repair in selected patients with Stage III & IV pressure ulcers, & education & quality improvement.

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: cimetidine, peptic, ulcer, disease, case, interventions, cost, analysis, medical, benefit
Number of Pages: 72
ISBN-10: 1428924396
ISBN-13: 9781428924390

Author: James E. Everhart
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: epidemiology, impact, states, united, diseases, digestive
Number of Pages: 810
Published: 1994-11
ISBN-10: 0788126040
ISBN-13: 9780788126048

A compendium of descriptive statistics on digestive diseases in the U.S. Each chapter provides analyses of primary data from recent, large U.S. surveys as well as interpretative review of the known epidemiology of each disease or condition. Covers: infectious diarrheas; viral hepatitis; esophageal, colorectal, liver & pancreatic cancer; hemorrhoids; peptic ulcer; constipation; gallstones; inflammatory bowel diseases; pancreatitis; & many more. Also discusses cost of digestive diseases in the U.S.; ICD-9-CM & ICD-10 Digestive Disease Codes.

Author: World Health Organization
Publisher: World Health Organization
Keywords: tests, syphilis, rapid
Number of Pages: 27
Published: 2007-01-01
ISBN-10: 9241547197
ISBN-13: 9789241547192

Syphilis is a curable infection caused by a bacterium called Treponema pallidum. This infection is sexually transmitted and can also be passed on from a mother to her fetus during pregnancy. As a cause of genital ulcer disease syphilis has been associated with an increased risk of HIV transmission and acquisition. Most persons with syphilis tend to be unaware of their infection and they can transmit the infection to their sexual contacts or in the case of a pregnant woman to her unborn child. If left untreated syphilis can cause serious consequences such as stillbirth, prematurity and neonatal

Author: World Health Organization
Publisher: World Health Organization
Keywords: plants, medicinal, selected, monographs
Number of Pages: 304
Published: 1999-01-01
ISBN-10: 9241545178
ISBN-13: 9789241545174

A collection of 28 monographs covering the quality control and traditional and clinical uses of selected medicinal plants. Plants were selected for inclusion on the basis of their widespread use, particularly in countries that rely heavily on medicinal plants to meet primary health care needs. Monographs are provided for a number of phytomedicines traditionally used to treat such common complaints as diarrhoea, constipation, headache, appetite loss, sleep disorders, fatigue, and mild respiratory, gastrointestinal, and skin disorders. Additional medical applications assessed range from the lipi
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