Urinary incontinence is an underdiagnosed and underreported condition with major economic and psychosocial effects on society. Women are more likely to experience it due to issues with the pelvic floor brought on by pregnancy and menopause. The Bathroom Key is a treatment plan for women to cure their own incontinence issues. It also allows women to identify with other women through the anecdotal stories that echo their feelings of isolation and embarrassment. Written in easy-to-understand language, the book is a genuine teaching tool, guiding the reader to a better understanding of her body and effective remedies.
Whereas in recent years some mention of the Kegel muscles and exercises have become common knowledge, this book is much more than just Kegels. By incorporating key elements of the physical therapy approach in this book, the reader will be encouraged to self-assess, modify behaviors, re-train her bladder, alter dietary habits, and practice a variety of exercises to self-treat and cure her incontinence. In most cases urinary incontinence is completely treatable with physical therapy. Women can regain bladder control, not have to take medications, throw away pads and regain their dignity.The Bathroom Key Is: Written in a ìfriend to friendî style that reveals the secrecy around urinary incontinence through real life stories of women dealing with the embarrassing and life-altering symptoms Advocates for PT as something that can radically help the problem Lists a variety of behavioral and practical exercises and allow people to self-treat at home ( and also tells them when they need to see a physical therapist) "
ABSITE Slayer is a rigorous, high-yield review that focuses specifically on the American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination. Designed to reduce pre-test anxiety and help you achieve the highest score possible, this powerful study aid provides a complete framework for your exam preparation and is also the most efficient last-minute review available. You will find everything you need to ace the exam in one comprehensive package--from Q&A and full-color illustrations to "make or break" tips--from expert authors who know exactly what it takes to excel.
Here's why this is the best ABSITE review:More than 300 multiple-choice questions and more than 1,000 quick-hit single answer questions Test-taking tips that may spell the difference between success and failure on the exam Numerous full-color illustrations of must-know anatomy Valuable clinical pearls Easy-to-retain concise text Logical organ-based organization, that also includes chapters on pharmacology, anesthesia, cell biology, and fluids/electrolytes/nutrition
Vascular Technology Examination PREP is packed with everything you need to know to ace the ARDMS® Vascular Technology registry exam. Covering all aspects of vascular disease and testing, this unparalleled review book combines a rigorous grounding in vascular principles with high-yield review questions that boost comprehension and retention. Major sections of the book survey each vascular region, including cerebrovascular, venous, peripheral arterial, and abdominal/visceral, while every chapter contains a full list of questions with answers and explanations.
To further reinforce core concepts, Vascular Technology Examination PREP features full color illustrations, tables, and sonographic images throughout every chapter. Also included is a chapter covering the latest perspectives in quality assurance, with detailed information on patient and practitioner safety guidelines. Whether you are a seasoned or beginning sonographer, you can count on this indispensable, all-in-one learning tool to help you thoroughly understand the role and specific duties of a vascular technologist—and gear up for success on exam day.
Features of Vascular Technology Examination PREP
· The most in-depth review for the Vascular Technology boards available—also ideal as a clinical point-of-reference for practitioners
· Vascular region sections follow the outline of the registry exam, which covers hemodynamics and vascular anatomy, pathology, patient assessment and integration of data, protocols, interpretation of results, treatments, and related vascular system testing
· Enhanced by more than 500 illustrations and sonographic images
· Includes 600 chapter review questions with detailed answer explanations and a 120-question practice test at the end of the book
· Essential for Vascular Technology certification or recertification
Over 80 of the most common internal medicine problems. Thoroughly revised to reflect current practices and treatment options.
This powerful, results-oriented study guide delivers everything you need to improve knowledge, confidence, and recall. Featuring a rigorous quick-hit Q&A presentation consisting of short clinical questions with concise answers, this is truly your most effective weapon when preparing for plastic and reconstructive surgery in-training and board exams.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Board Review: Pearls of Wisdom delivers more than 90 chapters covering the most commonly tested topics on exams. A team of renowned contributors provides you with the most up-to-date content across a variety of plastic and reconstructive topics. By reviewing one topic at a time, you can quickly and easily identify your areas of strength and weakness. The quick-hit format distills key facts and clinical pearls which are essential to exam success. This high-yield review is the perfect complement to larger texts and delivers an intense streamlined review in the days and weeks prior to the exam.
· 6,400+ rapid-fire questions cover the core competencies on the plastic surgery board exam
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· NEW FULL-COLOR INSERT containing thirty images
· Chapters thoroughly revised to reflect the latest breakthroughs and advances
· Completely updated to include high-yield topics found on the in-training examination and written boards
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For more than half-a-century, Zollinger’s Atlas of Surgical Operations has been the gold-standard reference for learning howto perform the most common surgical procedures using safe, well-established techniques. The tenth edition continues this tradition of excellence. The atlas covers gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, pancreatic, vascular, gynecologic, and additional procedures, including hernia repair, vascular access, breast procedures, sentinel lymph node biopsy,thyroidectomy, and many more. The illustrations in this atlas have withstood the test of time. They allow you to visualize both the anatomy and the operation, making the book useful as a refresher or for learning the steps of a particular procedure.
The tenth edition of Zollinger’s Atlas of Surgical Operations expands the content to include 19 new operations. Each chapter contains beautifully rendered line drawings with color highlights that depict every important action you must consider while performing the operation. Each chapter also includes consistently formatted coverage of indications,preoperative preparation, anesthesia, position, operative preparation, incision and exposure, procedure, closure, and postoperative care.
The Tenth Edition of Schwartz's Principles of Surgery maintains the book's unmatched coverage of the foundations of surgery while bringing into sharper focus new and emerging technologies. We have entered a new era of surgery in which minimally invasive surgery, robotic surgery, and the use of computers and genomic information have improved the outcomes and quality of life for patients. With these advances in mind, all chapters have been updated with an emphasis on evidence-based, state-of-the-art surgical care. An exciting new chapter, "Fundamental Principles of Leadership Training in Surgery," expands the scope of the book beyond the operating room to encompass the actual development of surgeons. This edition is also enriched by an increased number of international chapter authors and a new chapter on Global Surgery. More than ever, Schwartz's Principles of Surgery is international in scope--a compendium of the knowledge and technique of the world's leading surgeons.
FeaturesMore clinically relevant than ever, with emphasis on high-yield discussion of diagnosis and treatment of surgical disease, arranged by organ system and surgical specialty Content is supported by boxed key points, detailed anatomical figures, diagnostic and management algorithms, and key references Beautiful full-color design
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Hailed by readers and reviewers for its expert authorship and high-yield clinical content, Trauma is unquestionably the field’s definitive text. Enhanced by a full-color design and a high-quality atlas of anatomic drawings and surgical approaches, this trusted classic takes readers through the full range of injuries the trauma surgeon is likely to encounter.
Supported by numerous x-rays, CT scans, plus tables throughout, Trauma begins with an informative look at kinematics and the mechanisms of trauma injury. Subsequent chapters provide useful background information on the epidemiology of trauma; injury prevention; the basics of trauma systems, triage, and transport; and much more. The next section meticulously reviews generalized approaches to the trauma patient, from pre-hospital care and managing shock, to emergency department thoracotomy and the management of infections. Trauma then delivers a clear organ-by-organ survey of treatment protocols designed to help clinicians respond to any critical care situation with confidence, no matter what body system is involved. The remaining sections of the book will help readers successfully handle specific challenges in trauma―including alcohol and drug abuse, and combat-related wounds―in addition to post-traumatic complications such as multiple organ failure.
• Media download with high-quality procedural videos
• Increased number of algorithms and illustrations
• More international authors
• Expanded Trauma Atlas contains precise, full-color anatomical illustrations and proven surgical techniques
• High-yield section on specific approaches to the trauma patient prepares readers for the complete spectrum of cases in trauma/critical surgery care they will face in real-world practice
• A-to-Z overview of the management of specific traumatic injuries
• Detailed discussion of the management of complications
Posterior Abdominal Wall
Describe the lumbodorsal fascia
- surrounds sacrospinalis & quadratus lumborum muscles, making posterior abdominal wall
- originates from spinous processes of lumbar vertebrae & extends anteriorly and cranially
- separates into 3 layers:
1) posterior posterior covering of sacrospinalis & origin of latissimus dorsi
2) middle b/w sacrospinalis posteriorly & quadratus lumborum anteriorly
3) anterior anterior covering of quadratus lumborum and forms posterior margin of
- 3 layers connect laterally with transversus abdominis muscle
What is the significance of the dorsal lumbotomy incision?
- vertical incision lateral to border of sacrospinalis & quadratus lumborum } Petit’s triangle
sacrospinalis is middle layer
- allows entrance to retroperitoneum without violation of musculature } no muscles are cut
What are the muscles of the lateral flank?
- External oblique from lower ribs, moving lateral to medial going caudally
attaches to iliac crest caudally and rectus sheath anteriorly
- Internal oblique from lower ribs, moving medial to lateral going caudally
attaches to iliac crest caudally and lumbodorsal fascia posteriorly
- Transversus abdominis from lumbodorsal fascia, running directly transversely
attaches anteriorly and medially to rectus sheath
- transversalis fascia lies directly beneath transversus abdominis m. and above retroperitoneum
Describe the Psoas and Iliacus muscles
- Psoas originates from T12 to L5 and is covered by the psoas fascia
50% have psoas minor, which sits medial to psoas major
- Iliacus attaches to the inner aspect of the iliac wing (lateral to psoas)
- psoas & iliacus join caudally to form iliopsoas muscle, which inserts into lesser trochanter
What are the limits of the pleura?
- anteriorly 8th rib
- midaxillary line 10th rib
- posteriorly 12th rib
Includes DVD with video of key techniques
Surgical and Interventional Ultrasound offers a thorough survey of image-guided treatments in the OR, in the endoscopy suite, and at the bedside. This one-stop clinical companion spans virtually every kind of surgical and interventional specialty that utilizes ultrasound and delivers high-yield perspectives on using these techniques to ensure accurate clinical decision making.
FEATURES:An all-in-one primer for ultrasound--packed with valuable how-to's and insights that take you through the basic exam and the full scope of interventions Essential content for residents that supplements training in surgery residency programs--from the Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma (FAST) exam, to intraoperative ultrasound and ultrasound-guided procedures such as breast biopsy or radiofrequency ablation Up-to-date, multidisciplinary focus on surgical and interventional ultrasound covers the array of procedures for which ultrasound is increasingly utilized Full-color illustrations with hundreds of ultrasound images Valuable opening chapter on the physics of ultrasound, which enables better quality images and a better understanding of image interpretation Important chapter on advanced technologies highlights 3D ultrasound imaging and contrast ultrasound, drawing attention to their safe and effective implementation in surgical practice Emphasis on ultrasound-guided anesthesia explains how ultrasound can enhance the precision of regional anesthetic procedures Instructive companion DVD features clips of key diagnostic and interventional techniques
The book covers anorectal anatomy, physiology, and embryology as a foundation to a detailed description of preoperative, intraoperative, and post-operative patient management. All surgical procedures are shown in step-by-step detail by leading surgeons and gastroenterologists.
This book will be relevant to general, colon, and rectal surgeons in training and practice, gastroenterologists, and other practitioners with an interest in anorectal diseases.
Atlas of Minimally Invasive Surgical Operations delivers easy-to-follow, step-by-step procedural guidance accompanied by more than 800 high-quality illustrations designed to teach readers minimally invasive surgery techniques.
Following the proven effective model of the acclaimed Zollinger’s Atlas of Surgical Operations, each procedure is fully explained with text and accompanying illustrations. The beautifully rendered line drawings depict every important action a surgeon must consider while performing the operation. The text includes consistently formatted coverage of indications, preoperative preparation, anesthesia, position, operative preparation, incision and exposure, procedure, closure, and postoperative care.
· Illustrations were created by professors of medical illustration at Johns Hopkins University
· Companion DVD shows the actual procedures in real time
As a concise yet comprehensive summary of the current status of the field, Management of Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer serves as a very useful resource for physicians and researchers dealing with this challenging malignancy.
Building on basic science, the book provides an overview of clinical approaches to assist the medical student or junior doctor on rotation, as well as looking at practical procedures and specific details of the most commonly encountered urological disorders.
Vibrantly illustrated and containing common clinical scenarios, Urology at a Glance provides all the information and latest guidelines needed for a medical student or junior doctor to excel in this field.
The Concept has been endorsed by the American Society Of Cytopathology, and the International Academy of Cytology.
In this concise, clearly written, and sympathetic new book, Elizabeth Kavaler suggests that a new approach to UT disorders is long overdue. One of the surprisingly small number of female urologists practicing in the U.S., Dr. Kavaler explains what these diseases are and what patients can do to get themselves diagnosed and treated properly. But more than that, she extends an expert, sympathetic, and skilled hand to those who’ve been distressed, isolated, and embarrassed for too long.
The book begins with chapters on evaluating the patient and general principles of pediatric urology, including the use of advanced diagnostic imaging techniques and the increasing importance of minimally invasive surgical techniques. It then proceeds through the entire urinary tract from adrenal gland to external genitalia, discussing anatomy, normal and abnormal development, anomalies and diseases and their treatment.
Written by experts in the field, Minimally Invasive Therapy for Urinary Incontinence and Pelvic Organ Prolapse is a comprehensive resource designed for both the urologist and urogynecologist treating patients with urinary disorders and pelvic organ prolapsed, as well as for residents in training.
Men are notoriously reluctant to see a doctor. Only three in five men report going for an annual physical, and over 40 percent only ever visit the clinic when their symptoms become unbearable. Many know little or nothing about their bodies, with dire consequences for their well-being.
In Happy Down Below, men’s health specialist Dr. Oliver Gralla provides a clever and highly entertaining remedy to that situation. Packed with colorful anecdotes and quirky illustrations, this cheeky guidebook offers practical tips and clear, accessible explanations for helping men (and women) better understand the male body, learn to care for it, and become more comfortable speaking about it with their doctors when things go wrong. With plenty of relatable metaphors and a light, conversational tone, Dr. Gralla provides simple, research-based answers to questions such as: Do male enhancement pills actually work? Why does erectile dysfunction happen and how is it treated? What is a “normal” penis—and how big is it really? And much, much more.
This exhaustive and complex reference work will be particularly valuable to urologists, nephrologists and non-medical scientists.
This powerful, results-oriented study guide delivers everything you need to improve knowledge, confidence, and recall. Featuring a rigorous quick-hit Q&A format consisting of short clinical questions with brief answers, this is truly your most effective weapon when preparing for the physician assistant certification and recertification exam.
The format of Physician Assistant Exam Review eliminates the guesswork associated with traditional multiple-choice Q&A reviews and reinforces only the answers you need to know. With content following the physician assistant exam blueprint, emphasis is placed on the key facts and clinical pearls that are essential for success. This high-yield review is the perfect complement to larger texts, and it delivers the intense, streamlined study you want in the days and weeks before the exam.4,000+ rapid-fire questions cover all the core competencies on the NCCPA exam blueprint Completely updated content reflects the latest PANCE and PANRE blueprints Every chapter thoroughly updated by a nationwide team of PA-Cs
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NO CONFUSING WRONG ANSWERS to clutter your memory
Whether you want to (1) relieve the excruciating pain, (2) discover a treatment that works, or (3) prevent a recurrence of kidney stones, this book will teach you everything you need to know.
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Androgen Deficiency and Testosterone Replacement: Current Controversies and Strategies will be of great value to all physicians and physician extenders who deliver health care to men of all ages.
With broad contributions by international authorities in reconstructive urologic surgery, Advanced Male Urethral and Genital Reconstructive Surgery, Second Edition is a valuable resource for all urologists, from residents to reconstructive surgeons.
Conceived and edited by a leading authority, with contributions from renowned experts in the field, MRI of the Prostate: A Practical Approach is the first book to tackle this important topic. It provides an overview of the fundamentals of prostate MRI acquisition, interpretation, and reporting. Readers will benefit from a wide range of insightful perspectives gleaned from years of hands-on experience.
Key HighlightsProstate Imaging Reporting and Data System (PI-RADS) for prostate MRI interpretation and cancer risk scoringClinical pearls on the optimization and application of prostate MRI for risk assessment, disease staging, MRI-targeted biopsy, recurrent disease, and active surveillanceThe emerging utilization of PET and PET/MRI for primary prostate cancer evaluationMore than 700 illustrations with one entirely image-based chapter featuring educational case studies
Radiologists will learn how to optimally perform and interpret prostate MRI, and referring physicians will learn to integrate it into day-to-day practice. This book is an essential resource for radiologists and radiology residents, as well as urologists, oncologists, MRI technicians, and other medical practitioners who treat patients with genitourinary disorders.
The book is organised in themed parts, starting from embryology and normal anatomy and examining anomalies for each anatomical part: prepuce, penis, urinary meatus, penile urethra with a final part of acquired penile diseases with congenital background. With clear illustrations in each chapter to explain each condition in detail, online animations for the difficult and complex cases are also provided.
Practitioners in the field of pediatric urology and surgery will find this highly readable book particularly valuable. The author is a pioneer pediatric surgeon with over 30 years’ experience in the field of genitourinary anomalies.
Written entirely by experts in their fields, Practical Pelvic Floor Ultrasonography: A Multicompartmental Approach to 2D/3D/4D Ultrasonography of Pelvic Floor is a comprehensive resource that will be of great value to urogynecologists, colorectal surgeons, obstetrician and gynecologists, female urologists, ultrasonographers, radiologists, physiotherapists, as well as fellows in urogynecology and colorectal surgery.
The book provides a succinct update on epidemiology and briefly covers lower urinary tract anatomy and physiology. This is followed by a discussion on the pathophysiology of various types of dysfunctions and a clinical section that focuses on evaluation and treatment.
Different types of treatments from behavioral to surgical are reviewed, including the most recent and sophisticated pharmacotherapy and tissue engineering approaches. A special section is devoted to myelomeningocele, a congenital condition with lifelong repercussions on voiding.
Other topics such as complications, sexual function, fertility, maternity aspects, and prognostic factors round off the book. Each topic is covered in detail by several authors for a better overall understanding. A selection of reports and guidelines in relation to neurogenic bladder dysfunction is also included.
This revised edition builds on the strong reputation of its predecessors. It is an essential reference tool for urologists, nurses, and technicians involved in the care of patients with neurogenic bladder dysfunction.
Urinary Stones: Medical and Surgical Management provides urologists, nephrologists and surgeons with a practical, accessible guide to the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of urinary stone disease.
Divided into 2 parts – covering both medical and surgical management - leading experts discuss the key issues and examine how to deliver best practice in the clinical care of your patients.
Topics covered include:Evaluation and management of stones in children Renal colic and medical expulsive therapy Imaging in stone disease: sonography, contrast based fluoroscopy, computed tomography and magnetic resonance urography Multimodality therapy: mixing and matching techniques to improve outcome Complications of stone disease Interpretation of 24 hour urine chemistry Prevention of recurrent calcium, uric acid, struvite and cystine stones The different surgical techniques, including: ureteroscopy, shockwave lithotripsy, ureteroscopic lithotripsy and percutaneous nephrostolithotomy
Packed with high-quality figures, key points, and management algorithms, easy to follow, clear clinical guidance is supported by the very latest in management guidelines from the AUA and EAU.
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