The field of Pain Medicine has evolved over the last 20 years to include an
increasing array of sophisticated and technologically complex diagnostic and therapeutic
procedures. Concurrent to this advancement has been the development of a
battery of pharmacological options to treat pain, from extended-release formulations
of analgesics to antidepressants and anticonvulsants designed to treat specific types of
Trauma to the Cervical Spine
Trauma to the cervical spine (fractures, subluxation) places the spinal cord at risk for compression. Motor vehicle accidents, violent crimes, or falls account for 87% of spinal cord injuries (Chap. 372). Immediate immobilization of the neck is essential to minimize further spinal cord injury from movement of unstable cervical spine segments. A CT scan is the diagnostic procedure of choice for detection of acute fractures.
n a nutshell, EFT is an emotional version of acupuncture, except we don't use
needles. Instead, we stimulate the acupuncture meridians by tapping on them with our
fingertips. This often brings forth astonishing results that are likely beyond your
expectations. The procedure is easy to learn, easy to use, and easy to share with
others. You will learn the basics and more in this book.
EFT is good for everything. While this book focuses on
Procedural sedation and analgesia represents one of the great advances in the maturation
of emergencymedicine as a discrete specialtywithinmedicine.Once the exclusive domain
of the anesthesiologist, sedation and painmanagement procedures are nowa routine part
of all emergency department practices.
Emergency Sedation and Pain Management is a comprehensive medical text
addressing emergency sedation and analgesia with specific emphasis on treatment of
the emergency department patient.
Anesthesia is used during operations and other medical procedures to block pain signals from traveling
through the nervous system. The kind of anesthesia that patients receive depends on their condition and
the kind of procedure they need.
This Guide is designed for use by recipients of LSC funds. The Guide sets forth financial accounting and
reporting standards for recipients of LSC funds, and describes the accounting policies, records, and internal
control procedures to be maintained by recipients to ensure the integrity of accounting, reporting and financial
systems. In addition, the Guide includes illustrative appendices which describe accounting practices and
procedures (such as the illustrative financial statements and chart of accounts) acceptable to LSC.
The lives of humans and animals have been intertwined since the beginning of civilization.
Early humans learned to raise animals for food as well as to live alongside them as companions.
Humans and animals develop strong interactions and lasting bonds to their
mutual benefit. It is because of our close ties with animals that many people have mixed feelings
about the use of animals in biomedical research—even scientists. In an ideal world, scientists would
never need to use animals as research subjects.
In the wake of the EU’s greatest enlargement, this book explores the
adaptation of the constitutions of Central and Eastern Europe for membership
in the European Union. In response to the painful past, these new
constitutions were notably closed to the transfer of powers to international
organisations, and accorded a prominent status to sovereignty and independence.
A little more than a decade later, the process of amending these
provisions in view of the transfer of sovereign powers to a supranational
organisation has proved a sensitive and controversial exercise....
Dentistry is a relatively new and expanding area for vets. For many years it has been overlooked or inadequately taught at veterinary colleges, leaving students and vets with little or no training in this discipline. Now the interest in this area has increased and dentistry has become an important part of everyday veterinary practice. Designed to be a 'how-to-do' book, this practical manual guides the reader through all the routine dentistry procedures carried out in general practices.
The audit procedure illustrated here should guarantee consistent, high quality IS audits and the
ability to compare the results of audits. In all steps, the audit procedure is to be documented by the
IS audit team in an orderly and understandable manner.
All working documents created to perform an IS audit for a Federal Agency are to be classified as
”VS – Nur für den Dienstgebrauch” (RESTRICTED). The individual classification is with the
office head and the affected assistant advisors, and possibly in co-operation with the Data
In July 2005, we reported on our first review of NOP.16 Overall, we concluded that AMS needed to strengthen its management controls for administering NOP. For example, AMS did not establish procedures for receiving, reviewing, or implementing Board recommendations for adding materials to the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances. We also found that AMS needed to develop and implement protocols for evaluating and resolving complaints.
The results of the IS audit are reported to the management of the organisation, the person
responsible for IS audits, and the IT Security Officer (see section 4.9) and integrated into the ISMS
process. A clearly defined procedure should be available for this purpose that is stated in a guideline
for examining and improving the security process (see [BSI2]). Requirements for eliminating
deficiencies and improving quality are the result of the evaluation of the IS audit report. The IT
Security Officer derives the corresponding follow-up activities from these requirements.
Calculating and Expressing Valuation. It can be dif-
ﬁcult for a user to accurately value their ideal resource
bundles. There needs to be a simple and effective way
for people to express their resource need and calculate
its value. To stress this point, imagine a market inter-
face that asked the user for their valuation, one ques-
tion at a time, over the entire space of good combina-
tions. This painful approach would require the user to
think about their valuation for a whole slew of bundles,
a time-consuming and sometimes difﬁcult task.
Tuyển tập báo cáo các nghiên cứu khoa học quốc tế ngành y học dành cho các bạn tham khảo đề tài: Pain management procedures used by dental and maxillofacial surgeons: an investigation with special regard to odontalgia
Recent advances in the understanding of the genetics and basic mechanisms of
neuromuscular diseases have been both rapid and spectacular. Furthermore, these
advances have resulted in an expansion of the methods used for diagnosis—from
routine clinical histologic and electrophysiologic tests to more specific techniques,
such as biochemical and Western Blot analysis, and, most important, molecular genetic
testing. These modern techniques have begun to replace more costly and painful
procedures for some patients....
Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu về y học được đăng trên tạp chí y học Critical Care giúp cho các bạn có thêm kiến thức về ngành y học đề tài: Systematic review of clinical trials of cervical manipulation: control group procedures and pain outcomes...
Funny turns and chest pain – funny turns are an unusual presentation for
cardiac disease in children, much more commonly associated with simple
faints, or neurological disease such as epilepsy. Sudden collapse may be due to
arrhythmias, and collapse with exercise is a very worrying sign in a child with
significant left ventricular outflow tract obstruction such as aortic stenosis.
Most chest pain in children is due to musculoskeletal problems, especially in
older children. Coronary artery abnormalities, and hence chest pain due to
angina, is rare.
This first guide, entitled Key Steps, provides an overview of the outcome management
process, identifying specific steps and providing suggestions for examining
and using the outcome information.
Other volumes in the guidebook series examine specific tasks in more detail. For
example, one provides information on surveying clients to obtain feedback on the
quality of the service received and changes in the clients’ lives—probably the major
source of outcome information for many nonprofit organizations.
Ditch Medicine describes advanced medical procedures in a field setting. Should the Pre-Hospital Care Provider (PHCP) find himself in the middle of a medical disaster, his ability to use the procedures in this book can mean the difference between life and death.
There is ample evidence concerning the burden of anxiety disorders. We clinicians
know the personal distress of those suffering with panic attacks, severe phobias or
obsessive–compulsive disorder, not to mention people living with stigmas of traumatic
experiences. In addition to psychic pain, pathological anxiety severely affects
the patient’s existence, causing a state of dependence which most often starts in early
adulthood and has long-standing consequences, disrupting both family life and