This issue has contributions from a wide variety of specialists including gastro surgeons, colorectal surgeons, surgical oncologists, laparoscopic surgeons, pediatric surgeons, and pathologists. The collection not only highlights what is a relatively ignored topic but also sounds a cautionary note against trivialization of appendicular disease and appendectomy.
This edition focuses mainly on
Etiopathogenesis of gallbladder cancer
Management of gallbladder carcinoma
Diagnosis and treatment outcomes
Aggressive surgical management Molecular biology and pathogenesis of gallbladder cancer
Michael Pollan’s widely discussed New York Times article, “Some of My Best Friends Are Germs,” was just the tip of the iceberg. The microbiome—the collective name for the trillions of bacteria that live in our gut—is today’s hottest medical news topic. Synthesizing the latest findings, Dr. Robynne Chutkan explains how the standard Western diet and lifestyle are starving our microbiome, depleting the “good bugs” that keep us healthy and encouraging overgrowth of exactly the wrong type of bacteria. The resulting imbalance makes us more prone to disease and obesity and negatively affects our metabolism, our hormones, our cravings, our immunity, and even our genes. But beyond the science, what sets this book apart is Dr. Chutkan’s powerful three-level program for optimizing your gut bacteria for good health.
Dr. Chutkan shares:
Why hand-sanitizing gels and antibiotics are stripping our bodies of their natural protective systemsEssential prebiotics and probioticsRecipes with ingredients that replenish the microbiome for each rehab levelCutting-edge research on the connection between the microbiome and the brainAn intro to the stool transplant, the superfix for a severely troubled microbiome
Dr. Chutkan is one of the most recognizable gastroenterologists working in America today, and this is the first book to distill the research into a practical, effective plan for replenishing our microbiomes. The Microbiome Solution will bring welcome relief to the millions who want to grow a good “gut garden”—and enjoy healthier, happier lives.
The Complete Low-FODMAP Diet (cowritten by Sue Shepherd) introduced this revolutionary treatment, which is rapidly becoming the first-line recommendation by doctors and dietitians worldwide. FODMAP is an acronym that stands for a group of difficult-to-digest carbohydrates found in foods such as wheat, milk, beans, soy, and some fruits, vegetables, nuts, and sweeteners. More than three quarters of adults with IBS who reduce their intake of these foods gain relief.
Now, this follow-up cookbook brings you 150 simple, delicious, and brand-new recipes that are full of flavor but low in FODMAPs. The mix includes:breakfasts to start the day off right (Blueberry Pancakes; Banana-Chocolate Chip Muffins)starters and sides for every occasion (Spring Rolls; Chicken, Bacon, and Pesto Mini Pizzas; Stuffed Roasted Bell Peppers)soups and salads full of flavor (Vietnamese Beef Noodle Salad; Creamy Seafood Soup)entrées that make you feel good (Chicken and Vegetable Curry; Speedy Spaghetti Bolognese; Beef Satay Stir-Fry with Peanut Sauce)desserts that satisfy (Flourless Chocolate Cake; Almond Cookies; Baked Blueberry Cheesecakes).The low-FODMAP diet puts an end to suffering in silence, fearing the possible consequences of every meal, or confining yourself to a handful of bland, “safe” foods. The only thing missing from this comprehensive collection is the FODMAPs—and you’d never know it!
The liver is the seat of our overall health and wellness and the health of nearly every organ is intimately connected with our liver. A healthy liver is essential to a fully functioning body, but our modern sedentary lifestyle and unhealthy eating habits can truly damage the liver--and damage our health overall.
A silent health crisis is impacting one-third of the American population---nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Because its symptoms often don't manifest until the liver is seriously compromised, many people are not aware that they are at risk. Did you know that if you have fatty liver disease, you are more likely to develop cardiovascular disease (heart attack and stroke), and potentially several devastating conditions such as liver cirrhosis and liver cancer? Did you know that fat is as dangerous as alcohol to the liver?
Award-winning dietitian Kristin Kirkpatrick and hepatologist Dr. Ibrahim Hanouneh have teamed up for a life-changing program that will help you achieve optimal health. Skinny Liver's four-week program shares the steps you can take to get your liver health back on track, with everything from exercise to healthy eating and other lifestyle changes--along with delicious liver-friendly recipes.
Why do my jeans fit only in the morning? Why am I always guzzling Pepto-Bismol before a big meeting? Could my PMS cramps mean something serious?
Here, finally, are the answers to these questions, and hundreds more, about the nagging stomach problems that plague so many women. In this reassuring guide, Dr. Jacqueline L. Wolf, a leading expert in the field of gastrointestinal health, explains the causes and cures for women's most common digestive ailments (including bloating, constipation, diarrhea, acid reflux, IBS) and more serious, life-altering conditions like Crohn's disease and endometriosis. This candid book deals with sensitive issues in a down-to-earth way and eradicates once and for all the secrecy and shame surrounding these urgent problems.
“A must-have survival guide” —Gerard E. Mullin, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of Integrative GI Nutrition Services at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
“What can I do to feel better?” For years, millions of adults who suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) have asked this question, often to be met with scientifically unfounded or inadequate advice.
The low-FODMAP diet is the long-awaited answer. In clinical trials, over three quarters of people with chronic digestive symptoms gain significant relief by reducing their intake of FODMAPs—difficult-to-digest carbs found in foods such as wheat, milk, beans, soy, and certain fruits, vegetables, nuts, and sweeteners.
In The Complete Low-FODMAP Diet, Sue Shepherd and Peter Gibson explain what causes digestive distress, how the low-FODMAP diet helps, and how to:
• Identify and avoid foods high in FODMAPs
• Develop a personalized and sustainable low-FODMAP diet
• Shop, menu plan, entertain, travel, and eat out with peace of mind
• Follow the program if you have IBS, celiac disease, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, or diabetes, and if you eat a vegetarian, vegan, low-fat, or dairy-free diet.
And, with 80 delicious low-FODMAP, gluten-free recipes, you can manage your symptoms, feel great, and eat well—for life.
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If you suffer from a digestive disorder, you’re likely familiar with a long list of unknowns: I don’t look sick, so what’s wrong with me? What can I do to feel better? What foods exactly are causing me discomfort?
Now, The 2-Step Low-FODMAP Eating Plan is here to answer those questions, provide delicious food that feels good to eat, and help pinpoint specific intolerances in less than eight weeks. Listen to your gut and go low-FODMAP—already proven the most effective dietary treatment worldwide for irritable bowel syndrome and other dietary conditions (including gluten, lactose, and fructose intolerances).
Dr. Sue Shepherd’s all-new 2-step plan presents a reliable approach to identify what foods you can enjoy, and eliminate only those that cause symptoms (and that doesn’t necessarily mean gluten!):
First: Restrict FODMAPs (certain poorly absorbed carbs) to discover a new baseline of health.Next: Slowly reintroduce them, step-by-step, to learn which FODMAPs are tolerable, and in what amounts.The Result: A custom-made eating plan with delicious food that will make you happy and healthier!
With menu plans for adults, kids, vegetarians and vegans, anyone can do it. Dr. Shepherd also delivers a guide to shopping and how to approach food labels, travel information and tips for eating out, and over 80 crave-worthy recipes. Stop guessing what foods cause distress and start living symptom-free today!
With 80 gut-friendly recipes full of flavor and low in FODMAPs!
Breakfast: Pecan and Cinnamon Carrot Muffins
Light Meals: Roasted Squash and Ginger Soup
Main Meals: Moroccan Lamb with Lemon Spinach
Vegetarian: Four-Cheese Risotto
For Kids: Chicken Drumsticks; Lasagne
Desserts: Chili Chocolate Cheesecake
Now, in this accessible, comprehensive guide, one of the country’s leading
gastroenterologists, Dr. Cynthia Yoshida, provides the answers every woman needs, starting with a tour of the female GI system and the profound role sex hormones play. Brought to you by the American Gastroenterological Association, the book features the newest breakthrough medical treatments, plus advice on diet and gentle natural therapies that really work. No More Digestive Problems includes:
• Handling the effects of PMS, pregnancy, and menopause
• The surprising influence of weight on digestion—with vital information
on eating disorders
• Combating common ills from bloating, belching, and heartburn
to the runs and constipation
• Meeting the challenges of reflux (GERD), food intolerances, irritable bowel
syndrome (IBS), and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
• The crucial facts about women and colon cancer—and how to reduce your risk
Filled with revealing patient anecdotes, self-help tips, information on standard tests, and important questions you may want to ask your physician, here is an invaluable—and potentially lifesaving—resource for women of all ages.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
Unlike books about C. diff that are written by non-experts who have no experience treating patients, C. Diff In 30 Minutes: A Guide To Clostridium Difficile For Patients And Families, is written by author, doctor, and Harvard Medical School Professor J. Thomas Lamont, M.D. Dr. Lamont uses plain-English explanations and case studies to describe this unpleasant bacterial infection and how it can be successfully treated. One of the world's top experts on C. diff, Dr. Lamont has conducted ground-breaking research on the bacterium and has helped thousands of patients struggling with C. diff.
Clostridium difficile, or C. diff, is one of the most common hospital-acquired infections in the United States. In a recent study at a major Boston teaching hospital, nearly 1/3 of inpatients who were given antibiotics were infected with C. diff. More than half of these patients suffered from diarrhea and other symptoms. C. Diff In 30 Minutes covers:
* The origins of C. diff
* Cdiff symptoms
* Four C. diff cases, from infection to cure
* Antibiotics that can lead to C. diff infections
* Treatment options, including antibiotics and cutting-edge procedures such as stool transfers (also known as fecal transplants)
* How to limit the spread of C. diff
* Recurring C. diff: What causes it, and special treatments
* A glossary of medical terms
* Online resources
The book also references C. diff’s association with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), colitis, cancer, diabetes, kidney failure, strokes, and failure of the immune system resulting from lymphoma, leukemia, and chemotherapy.
C. Diff In 30 Minutes is not a DIY guide -- a doctor is needed to diagnose and treat C. diff. However, this guide can help you understand what your doctor is recommending and why. If you or a loved one has C. diff, C. Diff In 30 Minutes can be an invaluable and expert resource to understand and deal with the infection.
• Clear, succinct, but most sought-after information on various aspects of cancer in women
• Special emphasis on the general patient's concerns/queries
• Covers recent advances related to cancer in women
If you’re bloated and looking for relief, you’ve come to the right place. In her medical practice The Digestive Center for Women, Dr. Robynne Chutkan has helped thousands of women get back into their skinny jeans, and she can do the same for you. Understanding what’s behind your suffering is the key to deflating for good. The Bloat Cure helps you identify the root cause of your bloat, whether it’s the artificial sweeteners in your sports drink, the cough medicine you’re taking, an undetected thyroid problem, or one of the other 101 common causes.
Once you pinpoint your condition, Dr. Chutkan offers a clear plan of action to stop whatever’s triggering it, rehabilitate your system, and get your GI tract running like a well-oiled machine. Get ready for immediate relief -- and start feeling like yourself again!
From the Hardcover edition.
The Manual has been split into two volumes for better portability. Volume I, Basic Laparoscopy and Endoscopy covers the fundamentals and procedures performed during surgical residency. Volume I will be the first volume used by students, residents, and allied healthcare professional trainees. Material has been added to these fundamentals and procedures that will also be of interest to experienced surgeons.
Volume II, Advanced Laparoscopy and Endoscopy covers more advanced procedures, generally taught during fellowship.
All of the sections have been reorganized with a critical eye to the needs of the modern minimal access surgeon. Two new editors have been added. Chapters have been revised by both new authors as well as many stalwart authors from previous editions.
These portable handbooks cover all of the major laparoscopic and flexible endoscopic procedures in easy-to-read format. Indications, patient preparation, operative techniques, and strategies for avoiding and managing complications are included for the complete spectrum of both “gold standard” and emerging procedures in diagnostic and therapeutic laparoscopy, thoracoscopy, and endoscopy.
The scope, detail, and quality of the contributions confirm and demonstrate the SAGES commitment to surgical education. This manual is sure to find a home in the pocket, locker or briefcase of all gastrointestinal endoscopic surgeons and residents.
Drawing on his many years of experience treating people who have symptoms of IBS, Dr. Brian E. Lacy explains normal digestion, the causes of IBS, how IBS is diagnosed, and what to expect with treatment. He also explores special topics such as IBS in children and psychological, hypnotherapeutic, and psychiatric therapies. Important new information in the second edition includes• The roles of fiber, gluten, lactose, and fructose in the development and treatment of IBS• The use of probiotics and antibiotics to treat IBS• Similarities and differences between IBS and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)• The relationship between small intestine bacterial overgrowth and IBS• How to make the most of your visits to a gastroenterologist• Lifestyle modifications that can improve symptoms of IBS
Making Sense of IBS is an essential resource for anyone who has symptoms or a diagnosis of IBS as well as for health professionals who treat people with this complex disorder.-- Ibadete Fetahu
Make optimal use of genetic testing to assess your patients’ risk of metabolic liver disease and to personalize treatment regimens for chronic hepatitis C.Offer your liver transplantation patients the best prognosis and follow-up with the latest information on outcomes and the management of complications.
Use blood test panels and noninvasive imaging techniques to evaluate the degree of liver fibrosis.
Make informed treatment decisions with the latest clinical trial results for portal hypertension, autoimmune liver diseases, acute liver failure, and hepatic infections.
Search the complete text online, download all the images, and test your knowledge with 200 board-style review questions at www.expertconsult.com.
Over the past twenty years, thousands of physicians have come todepend on Yamada’s Textbook of Gastroenterology. Itsencyclopaedic discussion of the basic science underlyinggastrointestinal and liver diseases as well as the many diagnosticand therapeutic modalities available to the patients who sufferfrom them was—and still is—beyond compare. This newtextbook, Principles of Clinical Gastroenterology, isdesigned to inform practitioners on the features of the majorclinical disorders in gastroenterology and hepatology from thepoint of view of the clinician observing signs and symptoms of apatient under care and management.
It is a practical guide to diagnosis and decision making inclinical practice and provides a rich source of information ondiseases of the gastrointestinal tract and liver. Covering the fullrange of examinations in gastroenterology and hepatology, withextremely timely chapters on patients with dyspepsia, eatingdisorders, jaundice, hepatitis, cirrhosis, and on screening,Principles of Clinical Gastroenterology gives you easyaccess to approaches that a clinician might take to common symptomsand signs presented by patients with such disorders. The chaptersinclude the epidemiology, history, signs and symptoms, diagnosis,treatment, and prognosis of the most commonly encountered disordersin gastroenterology and hepatology.
This textbook will be an invaluable resource whether you are agastroenterologist, internist, surgeon, or other clinician who seespatients with gastrointestinal and liver disorders. It should bekept close at hand for frequent consultation.
Characterize abdominal masses and adenopathywith the aid of diffusion-weighted MR imaging.
See how gastrointestinal conditions presentwith more than 2,500 multi-modality, high-quality digital images that mirror the findings you're likely to encounter in practice. Make optimal use of the latest abdominal and gastrointestinal imaging techniques with new chapters on diffusion weighted MRI, perfusion MDCT and MRI, CT colonography, CT enterography and MR enterography—sophisticated cross-sectional imaging techniques that have dramatically improved the utility of CT and MR for detecting a host of pathologic conditions in the gastrointestinal tract.
Expert guidanceis right at your fingertips. Now optimized for use on mobile devices, this edition is perfect as an on-the-go resource for all abdominal imaging needs.
Effectively apply MR and CT perfusion, diffusion weighted imaging, PET/CT and PET/MRin evaluating tumor response to therapy.
Operative Dictations in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery will serve as a very useful resource for physicians dealing with, and interested in the field of plastic surgery. It will also provide the related data for the newly minted practicing plastic surgeons. All chapters are written by authorities in their fields and include the most up-to-date scientific and clinical information.
Unfortunately, the complexity of the methods, the instruments used and the data supplied has progressively distanced anorectal manometric study from clinical practice and reality, reducing both its effective use and the real utility.
Clinical Anorectal Manometry represents a true innovation in the panorama of diagnostics of the pelvic floor. The simplicity of use and the immediate interpretation of the results make it the only instrument able to provide the fundamentally available data during the patient's examination in the clinic, enabling the clinical operator to make a rapid analysis and suggest the most appropriate treatment.
The present manual provides the interpretative basis for clinical anorectal manometry and is a practical guide to the understanding of the pressure values that correspond to the fundamental activity of the sphincter muscle group and the pelvic floor.
In this groundbreaking new book, Professor John Hunter reveals how you can solve the causes of your IBS. Using his carefully-constructed questionnaire, find out the reasons for your symptoms then turn to the appropriate chapter to learn how to treat them. Irritable Bowel Solutions also answers all the other questions that might be causing concern, such as:
-What if I don't fit any of the types described?
-What do probiotics really do and are they helpful?
-Will my disease always affect me or can I manage it effectively?
Nearly 100 succinct chapters, just 3 or 4 pages each, written by leading experts in colorectal surgery.
Five chapters devoted exclusively to different aspects of rectal cancer.
Other key topics include minimally invasive surgery, reparative surgery, maturing outcomes, and managing surgical risk.New chapters focus on hot topics such as intestinal transplants, enhanced recovery programs, and the management of peristomal hernias.
Updated information on the molecular biology of colorectal cancer and its implications for therapy.
This book has been designed to update the readers on the important aspects of ALD and is a step forward to enable the society in combating the social and economic losses that occur as a result of alcohol abuse. The book has stressed upon various aspects of ALD like the role of nutrition, epidemiology and pathogenesis, and the possible therapeutic strategies involved. Supportive case scenarios have also been incorporated with relevance to the topics covered under the book. Overall, the book presents to the readers an excellent compilation of clinically applicable literature sourced from the most acclaimed physicians in the country.
Manual of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques for Disorders of Deglutition brings together up-to-date information on state-of-the–art diagnostic and therapeutic modalities form disciplines of gastroenterology, speech language pathology, otolaryngology and radiology through contributions of 28 innovators, and master clinicians for the benefit of patients and providers alike. It concisely organizes the wealth of knowledge that exists in each of the contributing disciplines into one comprehensive information platform.Manual of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques for Disorders of Deglutition provides a one-stop destination for members of all specialties to obtain state-of-the-knowledge information on advanced diagnostic modalities and management. It is an essential reference for all deglutologists.
Striking the perfect balance between comprehensiveness and ease of use, this popular entry in the CURRENT series delivers high-yield coverage of the entire spectrum of gastroenterology and hepatology in a streamlined, consistent presentation. Edited by three expert physicians from Harvard Medical School, the third edition has been updated to include coverage of the latest clinical issues, advances, and developments in the field, and is enhanced by an important new chapter on C. difficile bacterial infections.
CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Endoscopy features bulleted lists that deliver instant guidance on identifying and treating both common and rare digestive disorders, numerous tables that encapsulate must-know information, and more than 60-full-color radiographic and endoscopic images of GI disorders. This trusted text is known world-wide for its thorough coverage of procedures and techniques in endoscopy and treating various liver disorders.Market: Internal medicine residents (23,000), general internists (77,000), family medicine residents (8,000), gastroenterologists (12,000/USA), international gastroenterologists, and physician assistants (50,000) Includes key information from related fields, including GI surgery, liver transplantation, bariatric surgery, inflammatory bowel disease, and motility disorder
Norton J. Greenberger, MD (Boston, MA) is a Senior Attending Physician and Clinical Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Greenberger is a past President of the American Gastroenterological Association, the American College of Physicians, the Central Society for Clinical Research and the Association of Professors of Medicine. He is the author or co-author of more than 230 publications including chapters in major medical texts.
Richard S. Blumberg, MD (Boston, MA) is Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy at Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Robert Burakoff, MD, MPH (Boston, MA) is Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School Clinical Chief of Gastroenterology, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy at Brigham and Women's Hospital.
It's key strength and reason for its popularity is itsstep-by-step, practical approach, especially with the use ofoutstanding colour artwork to illustrate the right and wrong waysto perform endoscopy. Add to this the weight and expertise of itsauthor team, led by Peter Cotton and Christopher Williams, and thefinal result is an essential tool for all gastroenterologistsand endoscopists, particularly trainees looking to improvetheir endoscopic technique.
Joining Peter Cotton, Christopher Williams and BrianSaunders in the seventh edition are two exciting stars inUK and US endoscopy, Adam Haycock and Jonathan Cohen. New tothis edition are:
Cotton and Williams' Practical Gastrointestinal Endoscopy,seventh edition is fully modernised, masterful as ever,and once again, the number one endoscopy manual for a wholenew generation of gastroenterologists and endoscopists.
Includes Key Points and memory aids in each chapter that make it perfect for board review or clinical reference.
Covers all of today's most common GI and liver disorders and their management.Features the new "Secrets PLUS" format - with an expanded size and layout, more information, and more visual elements - for easier review and an overall enhanced reference experience.
Contains new images and illustrations to provide more detail and offer a clearer picture of what is seen in practice.
Incorporates revisions throughout to provide you with an up-to-date overview of gastroenterology and hepatology, including new chapters on Esophageal and Stomach Pathology, Pathology of the Lower GI Tract, Gastroesophageal Reflux and Esophageal Hernias, and Surgery of Achalasia and Esophageal Cancer.
Offers reorganized and expanded sections covering the bowels and colon for more specific and easier reference: Small and Large Bowel Disorders; Colon Disorders; and General Symptoms and Conditions.
Brought to you by many of the world's leading GI drug experts, Pocket Guide to Gastrointestinal Drugs provides comprehensive guidance to the pharmacological properties of drugs used to treat gastrointestinal conditions, including mechanisms of action, appropriate administration, and potential adverse effects associated with their use.
Organized by class of drug and ranging from PPIs to immunosupressants, each chapter first examines the specific agents within that class and then their appropriate and judicious use across a range of specific GI disorders.
Key features include:Introduction of drug classBasic pharmacology, including mechanism of action, bioavailability, metabolism, interactions, adverse effects, toxicity, and special considerationsDosing information for each GI condition and on- and off-label useConsistent use of both generic and trade names throughoutSpecific reference to drug use in pediatric patients and during pregnancy
Perfect for quick consultation on the wards and in the office, Pocket Guide to Gastrointestinal Drugs is the ideal tool for all those managing patients with GI conditions, including gastroenterologists, GI trainees, emergency physicians, GI specialist nurses, primary care physicians and residents, intensivists and pharmacists.
Whether it's constipation, diarrhea, gas, hemorrhoids, ulcers, heartburn, colitis, gallstones, or one of the many other digestive tract problems, Dr. Steven Peikin's self-help nutritional program will help keep you out of the doctor's office—and feeling great.
Based on the latest research and his own clinical experience, Dr. Peikin prescribes a healthy diet high in fiber and low in fat, spices, lactose, and caffeine. He provides a detailed list of "flag foods" to avoid in the case of specific problems; shows you how to use exercise, over-the-counter drugs, prescription drugs, and stress management to complement the program; and offers advice for coordinating the program with weight loss (or weight gain), working with medical professionals, and measuring progress.
"Highly recommended for its thorough coverage, sound advice, and healthy suggestions,"* Gastrointestinal Health—now revised and updated with the latest information on new drugs and research—is everything you need to know to find fast relief from a wide range of gastrointestinal difficulties.
Advanced Digestive Endoscopy: Practice &Safety provides a practical manual on how to performtechniques safely and effectively in order to maximise value, andto reduce risks. Clearly structured, it covers training, endoscopyand imaging equipment, infection control, patient preparation andmonitoring, complications and how to avoid and deal with them.Expanding on the content of Peter Cotton’s best-sellingPractical Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, this instructivevolume contains information and guidelines on all aspects of thepractice of endoscopy, and is an ideal companion for both thetrainee and the experienced endoscopist.
Key features include:
Written by the leading international names in endoscopy
Text has been expertly edited by Peter Cotton into a succinctand instructive format
Presented in short paragraphs structured with headings,subheadings and bullet points
Richly illustrated throughout with full-color photographs
The Overactive Pelvic Floor serves physicians in the fields of urology, urogynecology and gastroenterology as well as psychotherapists, sex therapists and physical therapists.