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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
Cardiac Arrest, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,150. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / heart, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Cardiac Arrest, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Cardiac arrest happens when the heart suddenly stops beating Blood flow to the brain and the body also stops Cause: Ventricular fibrillation Heart block Symptoms: No pulse No breathing Coma Diagnosis: ECG Echocardiogram Cardiac MRI Treatment: CPR Defibrillation Epinephrine Amiodarone Pacemaker ICD Heart transplant
Cardiac Syndrome X, (Coronary Microvascular Disease) A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,000. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / heart, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Cardiac Syndrome X, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases In cardiac syndrome X, the heart's tiny coronary artery blood vessels do not have plaque, but injury to the inner walls of the blood vessels that can result in spasms and reduce blood flow to the heart muscle causing symptoms of angina. Diagnosis: Cardiac MRI Coronary angiography Treatment: Nitrates Beta blockers
Cardioversion, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Types, Treatment of Arrhythmias And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / heart, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Cardioversion, Types and Treatment of Arrhythmias and Related Diseases Cardioversion is a method to return an abnormal heart rhythm back to normal. Cardioversion can be done using an electric shock or with drugs. During cardioversion, electrical current disrupts and stops abnormal rhythm, allowing the sinus node to return to normal Medicines are given to restore the arrhythmia.
Avascular Necrosis, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,080. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Avascular Necrosis, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Avascular necrosis is the death of bone tissue because of a lack of blood supply The blood flow to the bone can be disrupted due to fracture or dislocation Causes: Trauma Use of steroids Symptoms: Pain standing or at rest Limping Diagnosis: Bone scan Treatment: Painkiller Crutch Bone graft Joint replacement Rest
Nail Varnish Poisoning, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,870. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Nail Varnish Poisoning, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Nail Polish Poisoning is the accidental or purposeful ingestion of nail polish. The intake may be through inhalation, skin or eye contact, or after ingestion of the chemical Symptoms: Abdominal pain Breathlessness Eye irritation Diagnosis: CXR ECG Endoscopy Treatment: Airway support IV fluids Gastric lavage
Myelodysplastic Syndrome, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,750. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Myelodysplastic syndrome occurs when the blood cells formed in the bone marrow are immature. The immature blood cells do not work properly Symptoms: Anemia-weakness Low platelets-bleeding Low WBC-infections Diagnosis: FBC-low blood cells Bone marrow biopsy Treatment: Blood transfusions Stem cell transplant
Felty Syndrome, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,140. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / musculoskeletal, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Felty Syndrome, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Felty syndrome is an autoimmune disease that has rheumatoid arthritis, an enlarged spleen, low white blood cell count, and repeated infections Symptoms: Fatigue Joint swelling, stiffness pain Recurrent infections Diagnosis Swollen spleen Painful joints Low WBC Bone biopsy Treatment: Methotrexate Splenectomy Rituximab
Listeria Infection, (Listeriosis) A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Listeria Infection, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Listeria infection is a food borne bacterial illness dangerous for pregnant women and people with reduced immune systems It is contracted by eating badly processed deli meats, contaminated fruits and un-pasteurized milk. Symptoms: Fever Vomiting Diarrhea Encephalitis Diagnosis: Blood cultures Treatment Ampicillin
Breast Abscess, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,110. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Breast Abscess, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases A breast abscess is a collection of pus due to an infection in the tissue of the breast The bacteria enter the breast duct through a break or crack in the skin, on the nipple. The breast abscess is tender, red and hot Ultrasound will show the abscess Antibiotics will treat the abscess incision and drainage may be done
Enfermedades y Secreciones Vaginales
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,590. Language: Spanish. Published: March 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Women's health, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Enfermedades y Secreciones Vaginales es una guía básica y esencial sobre todo lo que necesitas saber para poder identificar, prevenir y manejar problemas de salud sexuales femeninos, escrito de forma clara y resumida para que cualquier persona sin conocimientos de medicina pueda entenderlo rápidamente.