Tag Archive | MANAGEMENT

1 PAIN AND ITS MANAGEMENT

1 PAIN AND ITS MANAGEMENT Harrison’s Manual of Medicine 1 PAIN AND ITS MANAGEMENT Organization of Pain Pathways Evaluation Chronic Pain Bibliography Pain is the most common symptom of disease. Management depends on determining its cause and alleviating triggering and potentiating factors. Organization of Pain Pathways (See HPIM-15, Fig. 12-1.) Pain-producing (nociceptive) sensory stimuli in […]

CHAPTER 23 NEUROSURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF PITUITARY-HYPOTHALAMIC NEOPLASMS

CHAPTER 23 NEUROSURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF PITUITARY-HYPOTHALAMIC NEOPLASMS Principles and Practice of Endocrinology and Metabolism CHAPTER 23 NEUROSURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF PITUITARY-HYPOTHALAMIC NEOPLASMS DAVID S. BASKIN Pituitary Tumors Classification Radiologic Evaluation Surgical Approaches Prolactin-Secreting Adenomas Clinical Manifestations Laboratory Evaluation Surgical Decision Making Vision Compromise in Prolactinoma Prolactin-Producing Macroadenomas Prolactin-Producing Microadenomas Surgical Results Acromegaly Endocrine Evaluation Surgical Decision […]

7.7 Management and public health

7.7 Management and public health Oxford Textbook of Public Health 7.7 Management and public health David J. Hunter Management and the management process What is management? The culture of management Management structure Management techniques Setting Models of management The managerial role Summary The new rationalism and health Management: science or liberal art? Planning for health […]

5.1 The application of information science, technology, and management to public health

5.1 The application of information science, technology, and management to public health Oxford Textbook of Public Health 5.1 The application of information science, technology, and management to public health Denis J. Protti Introduction Information science Information Information theory Information science Medical informatics Health information science Information technology The evolution of information technology Technology and society […]

Chapter 243 – Complications of Glaucoma Surgery and Their Management

Chapter 243 – Complications of Glaucoma Surgery and Their Management   J. WILLIAM DOYLE M. FRAN SMITH   INTRODUCTION In the ideal world, surgery proceeds smoothly and outcomes are uncomplicated. Unfortunately, in the real world, despite a surgeon’s best efforts, complications may occur. This is especially true in the field of glaucoma—glaucoma surgery, unlike many […]

Chapter 233 – Current Medical Management of Glaucoma

Chapter 233 – Current Medical Management of Glaucoma   RONALD L. GROSS   INTRODUCTION The armamentarium for the medical treatment of glaucoma recently experienced an unprecedented expansion of available agents. Years ago, the choice was limited to miotics, epinephrine (adrenaline), and oral carbonic anhydrase inhibitors. The introduction of topical ß-blockers in the 1970s was a […]

Chapter 80 – Forms of Nonsurgical Strabismus Management

Chapter 80 – Forms of Nonsurgical Strabismus Management   GARY R. DIAMOND           DEFINITION • Sector occlusion: occlusion of a portion of a spectacle lens with translucent adhesive paper to treat strabismus or amblyopia. • Orthoptics: a wide range of techniques used to expand fusional vergence amplitudes and permit improved single […]

Chapter 22 – Management of LASIK Complications

Chapter 22 – Management of LASIK Complications SAMIR G. FARAH DIMITRI T. AZAR DEFINITION • The management of LASIK complications involves an appreciation of specific pathogenetic mechanisms, knowledge of appropriate interventional measures, and careful observation of surgical outcomes. KEY FEATURES • Serious microkeratome-related complications often require repositioning of the flap and postponing laser ablation. • […]

Radiation Exposure

Radiation Exposure Exposure Levels Exposure Risks Management Specimen Collection Decontamination Exposure Levels 1. Rad (radiation absorbed dose): special unit of absorbed dose 2. Rem (roetgen equivalent man): Biologic effect of radiation Unit of radiation dose equivalent Equal to absorbed dose in rads x relative biologic effectiveness of radiation in question 3. Gy: measures absorbed dose […]

MANAGEMENT OF THE PATIENT WITH SUSPECTED b-LACTAM ALLERGY

MANAGEMENT OF THE PATIENT WITH SUSPECTED b-LACTAM ALLERGY Bibliography Despite more than 40 years of clinical use, penicillin remains an important agent for many types of infection. Currently, parenteral b-lactam antibiotics (penicillins, cephalosporins, cephamycins, carbapenems, and monobactams) comprise the largest group of parenteral antimicrobials administered to hospitalized patients. Similarly, oral b-lactams are frequently used for […]