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Esophageal Motility Disorder, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,090. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / gastrointestinal, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Esophageal Motility Disorder, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Esophageal motility disorder causes difficulty in swallowing, regurgitation of food and a spasm-type pain caused by allergic reaction to certain foods Distal esophageal spasm and nutcracker esophagus are linked to GERD. Diagnosis: Manometry Endoscopy Treatment: Balloon dilatation of LES Treat GERD Botox
Proteinuria, (Protein in Urine) A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,100. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Proteinuria, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Proteinuria indicates the leakage of protein in the urine in excess of 300 mg per day Proteinuria is linked with cardiovascular and renal disease Diagnosis: Albumin-creatinine ratio Renal biopsy/ultrasound Treatment: Proteinuria is not a specific disease ACE inhibitors/ARBs help in high blood pressure and kidney disease
Barrett’s Esophagus, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,240. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / gastrointestinal, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Barrett’s Esophagus, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Barrett’s Esophagus is a esophagus lining that is injured by stomach acid (GERD) Diagnosis: Endoscopy to look for cell alteration Treatment: Reduce acid reflux symptoms Antacids PPI and H2 antagonist Endoscopic ablation or mucosal resection Photodynamic therapy Lifestyle changes -no smoke/alcohol/small meals
Legionellosis, (Legionnaire Disease) A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,760. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / respiratory, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Legionnaire Disease, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Legionellosis is an infection of the lungs and airways spread by breathing in infected mist Legionella bacteria It can pollute hot water tanks and cooling towers of large air conditioners Symptoms Worse during the first 4-6 days Dry cough Fever Diagnosis: CXR pneumonia Blood culture Treatment: Antibiotics Oxygen
Arthritis of the Wrist, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,580. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / musculoskeletal, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Wrist Arthritis, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Arthritis of the Wrist involves inflammation of one or more of the joints. Arthritis injures the cartilage of joint The bones rub against each other leading to joint injury Pain and stiffness are symptoms X-rays confirm arthritis Treatment Immobilization Medicines Steroid injection Surgery: Wrist fusion/replacement
Superior Vena Cava Syndrome, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / heart, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Superior Vena Cava Syndrome, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases SVC syndrome is a constriction or obstruction of the superior vena cava blocking the blood flow from upper body to heart Cause: Cancer Symptom: Breathlessness Swelling of head Dilated veins Diagnosis: CT scan-mass on right side of the chest Treatment: Diuretic Steroids Cancer treatment Angioplasty Stent
Unstable Angina, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,090. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / heart, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Unstable Angina, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Unstable angina indicates the intermediate state between myocardial infarction and chronic stable angina Cause: Coronary artery disease from atherosclerosis Symptoms: Chest pain Short of breath Sweating Diagnosis: ECG-raised ST Stress test Treatment: Blood thinner Nitroglycerin ACEI Angioplasty Stent Bypass surgery
Dilated Cardiomyopathy, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,900. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / heart, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Dilated Cardiomyopathy, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Dilated cardiomyopathy occurs when the heart muscle becomes weakened and dilated reducing blood flow to the body Causes: Coronary heart disease Hypertension Symptoms: Heart failure Chest pain Diagnosis: MRI heart Heart biopsy Treatment: Nitrate ACE & ARBs Pacemaker Bypass surgery Angioplasty Heart transplant
The Sarcoid Disease, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment (Updated) And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / immune system, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Sarcoid Disease, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Sarcoid disease is a disease of inflammation that happens in the lymph nodes, lungs, liver, eyes, skin or other tissues Granulomas cause bumps all over the body mainly the lungs (90%) Diagnosis: Biopsy using bronchoscopy Treatment: Spontaneous recovery Steroids Immunosuppressant Hydroxychloroquine TNF-alpha inhibitor
Amyloid Disease, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,650. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Amyloid Disease, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Amyloid Disease is a progressive disease with the tissue infiltrates of insoluble amyloid proteins leading to poor function of organs 90% of deposits comprise amyloid fibrils caused by cluster of misfolded proteins Diagnosis: Biopsy of an affected organ Treatment: Infection Myeloma Stem cells Chemotherapy Transplant
Hypopituitarism, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,370. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the Hypopituitarism, Diagnosis, Treatment and Related diseases Hypopituitarism is an inadequate production of hypothalamic-releasing hormones In hypopituitarism, there is a decrease of one or more pituitary hormones Causes: Stroke Trauma Surgery Tumor Diagnosis: ACTH TSH LH FSH IGH-1 Cortisol Sex hormones MRI scan Treatment: Resuscitation Replace hormone Remove Tumor IV glucose
High Platelets, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,440. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the High Platelets, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases High platelets (thrombocytosis) means the body is making too many platelets Primary thrombocytosis is by excess production in bone marrow Secondary is due to a cause (infection) Diagnosis: Platelets >450,000/µL Bone marrow biopsy Treatment: Reduce platelets: Hydroxyurea Anagrelide IFN-α Prevent clotting: Aspirin
Pacemaker Syndrome, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,730. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / heart, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Pacemaker Syndrome, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Pacemaker syndrome is defined: Loss of AV synchrony. Retrograde VA conduction. Absence of rate response Symptom: Neck pulsation Syncope Palpitations Diagnosis: ECG CXR Pacemaker assessment-magnet and telemetry Treatment: Reprogramming of AV delay Sensing level Pacing threshold voltage Medicines Replace pacemaker
Torsade De Pointes, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,040. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / heart, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Torsade de pointes, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Torsades de pointes is a life threatening ventricular tachycardia with differing QRS amplitude and twisted QRS complexes at the baseline Cause: Long QT syndrome Heart attack Drugs Electrolyte imbalance Diagnosis: Distinct ECG Treatment: Resuscitation Cardioversion IV magnesium Isoprenaline Betablocker Pacing ICD
Inflamed Aorta, (Aortitis) A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,930. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / heart, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Aortitis, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Aortitis is the inflammation of the aorta wall Causes: Large vessel vasculitides, Giant cell arteritis Takayasu arteritis Infection Symptoms: Back or abdominal pain Fever Diagnosis: CT MRI scan Ultrasound PET scan Treatment: Antibiotics Steroids Immunosuppressant Open aortic aneurysm surgery Endovascular stent Bypass graft
Inflamed Heart, (Myocarditis) A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,400. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / heart, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Inflamed Heart (Myocarditis), Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Myocarditis is the inflammation of the heart muscle Causes: Infection e.g., Coxsackievirus Autoimmune Reactions to medicine Toxins Chemotherapy Symptoms: Fatigue Chest pain Fever Diagnosis: CXR ECG Heart biopsy Treatment: Antibiotics Steroids Diuretic Antirhythmic Anticlotting Pacemaker Heart transplant
Holiday Heart Syndrome, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,160. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / heart, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Holiday Heart Syndrome, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Holiday Heart Syndrome is an anomaly in the rate and rhythm of the heart (atrial fibrillation) occurring during the holiday season when people over-indulge taking large amounts of food, alcohol, salt, and caffeine and from stress Diagnosis: ECG Treatment: The heart normally resolves within 24 hours Diltiazem
Metabolic Syndrome, (Syndrome X) A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,500. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
This book describes Metabolic Syndrome, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Metabolic syndrome (syndrome X) indicates a link between heart disease and metabolic disorders: Hypertension >130/85 Diabetes >100 mg/dl Obesity >40in male >35in female High cholesterol >150 mg/dL Treatment: 1.Weight loss -DASH diet, exercise control 2.Diabetes 3.High blood 4.Cholesterol stop 5.Smoking 6.Alcohol
Asystole, (Flatliner) A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,260. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / heart, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Asystole (Flatliner), Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Asystole is a critical cardiac arrest in which the heart stops beating and there is no electrical activity in the heart Cardiac arrest is caused by irregular beating of the heart that stop it supplying blood flow to the brain. Asystolic is seen as a flat line on the ECG. Asystole is treated by CPR and adrenaline
Cardiac Tamponade, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,760. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / heart, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Cardiac Tamponade, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Cardiac tamponade is a constant pressure on the heart when too much blood or fluid collects in the pericardial space This prevents proper filling of heart or stops the heart. Symptoms: Fast breathing Fainting Chest pain Diagnosis: Transthoracic echocardiogram Treatment: Drainage with shunt/balloon IV fluid Oxygen

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