Chronic Disease Management

Chronic Disease Management Author Jim Nuovo
ISBN-10 0387493697
Release 2010-05-05
Pages 374
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This book focuses on optimizing management and outcomes rather than on routine diagnosis of chronic disease. The reader learns proven methods for treating the most common chronic conditions that they see in daily practice. Chapters are structured to help physicians adopt evidence-based management techniques specific for each condition. Special emphasis is placed on the use of action plans and educational resources for promoting patient self-management.



Return on Investment in Disease Management A Review

Return on Investment in Disease Management  A Review Author Linda F. Woolf
ISBN-10 9781437905519
Release 2008-10
Pages 116
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Contents: Return on Investment in Disease Management: A Review; Voluntary Partial Capitation: The Community Nursing Organization Medicare Demonstration; Estimating Payment Error for Medicare Acute Care Inpatient Services; Evaluating the Effect of Translation on Spanish Speakers¿ Ratings of Medicare; Budget Impact of Medicaid Section 1115 Demonstrations for Early HIV Treatment; Low-Income Children¿s Preventive Services Use: Implications of Parents¿ Medicaid Status; Children¿s Service Use During the Transition to PCCM in Two States; and Medicaid Highlights: 2003 Medicaid Versus Commercial Beneficiary Experience with Care. Illustrations.



Postharvest Pathogens and Disease Management

Postharvest Pathogens and Disease Management Author P. Narayanasamy
ISBN-10 9780471751977
Release 2005-11-28
Pages 672
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POSTHARVEST PATHOGENS AND DISEASE MANAGEMENT Postharvest diseases caused by microbial pathogens account for millions of dollars in losses of both durable and perishable produce products every year. Moreover, with consumers increasingly demanding minimally processed vegetables and fruits--which can be invaded by human pathogens--there is an imperative need for suitable protective measures to provide pathogen-free commodities that are free from, or contain only acceptable levels of, chemical residues. Providing details of both conventional and modern molecular techniques applicable for the detection, identification, and differentiation of field and storage microbial pathogens, Postharvest Pathogens and Disease Management: * Discusses diseases of both durables and perishables during transit and storage * Provides a basic understanding of the effects of handling and storage practices as well as field conditions and product susceptibility on the development of postharvest diseases * Reveals, as a cautionary note, the potential hazards of mycotoxins with carcinogenic properties that can contaminate fruits and vegetables * Contains detailed information derived from elucidative evidence and disease data in order to explain the infection process and subsequent stages of disease development * Helps readers to avoid conditions that favor disease incidence and spread * Includes real life examples of disease management strategies to help readers develop effective disease management systems suitable for different ecosystems * Emphasizes the importance of integrating several different effective methods in tandem, including the development of cultivars with resistance to postharvest diseases; the selection of suitable analytical methods; and the effective use of biocontrol agents and chemicals * Presents protocols for numerous techniques and basic methods, making the book a distinctive and highly useful teaching and research tool Postharvest Pathogens and Disease Management offers readers insight into the principles and methods of avoiding and managing postharvest diseases of fruit and vegetable products in an efficient, economical, and environmentally feasible manner, allowing producers to sell safer, higher-quality produce to the public and prevent the losses associated with postharvest disease.



Practical Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Practical Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Author Zab Mosenifar
ISBN-10 0849374472
Release 2006-01-20
Pages 680
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Including previously unpublished guidelines and recent care descriptions not available in any other text, this reference provides illustrative chapters on the identification, diagnosis, and management of commonly encountered diseases and conditions in the care of the critically-ill patient. Researching the most recent clinical trials and supplying a extensive amount of tables, references, and figures, this guide examines issues significantly affecting the efficacy of care in the ICU, such as nutritional formulations, sedation methods, pain control, life-support technology, and the electronic health record.



Chronic Disease Management in Primary Care

Chronic Disease Management in Primary Care Author Gill Wakley
ISBN-10 9781138030459
Release 2016-07-12
Pages 160
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Domiciliary care is a sensitive and complex subject. Can I obtain suitable care workers? Which organisations can I call on for support? What are the obligations placed on homeowners? If a relative wishes to remain at home do you know what to do? These are questions often asked by health professionals social workers and service users. This book answers such questions gives choices and shows how to implement decisions. It is essential reading for the new primary care organisations community practitioners primary healthcare teams practitioners in palliative care and geriatrics charities and volunteer groups.



Chronic Disease Management

Chronic Disease Management Author Sara N. Di Lima
ISBN-10 UOM:49015002660000
Release 1997
Pages 500
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Chronic Disease Management: Clinical Pathways and Guidelines is a companion volume to another Aspen manual, Chronic Disease Patient Education Manual. This manual provides clinicians with clinical pathways and guidelines that span the continuum of care for the five chronic disease states. In addition, it addresses the essentials of administering a disease management program, with information on developing and implementing clinical guidelines/pathways; measuring and managing outcomes; and monitoring and improving patient satisfaction. Chronic Disease Management with its pathways and guidelines covering the entire health care continuum is an ideal resource for providers and payers struggling to render seamless, cost-effective, and outcome-oriented care.



Chronic Disease Management An Issue of Primary Care Clinics in Office Practice

Chronic Disease Management  An Issue of Primary Care Clinics in Office Practice Author Brooke Salzman
ISBN-10 9781455744336
Release 2012-06-28
Pages 264
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This issue covers topics central to the management of the patient with a chronic disease by taking a comprehenisve look at: Successful/Innovative Models in Chronic Disease Management, The Patient-Centered Medical Home, Self-Management Education and Support, Major Pharmacologic Issues in Chronic Disease Management, Health Information Technology, Community-Based Partnerships for Improving Chronic Disease Management, and Effective Strategies for Behavioral Change, Diabetes Management, CHF Management, Asthma Management, and Depression Management.



Disease Management for Nurse Practitioners

Disease Management for Nurse Practitioners Author
ISBN-10 1582550697
Release 2002
Pages 887
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This definitive reference has everything nurse practitioners need to manage diseases confidently. Organized by body system or disease category, the book covers more than 300 disorders, from coronary artery disease to latex allergy to thyroid cancer. For each condition, the text reviews causes, incidence, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnostic tests, differential diagnosis, treatment guidelines (for drug therapy, surgery, diet, pain control, and behavior modification), patient teaching, and more. "Healthy Living" covers lifestyle behaviors. "Clinical Caution" highlights complications related to disease management. "Age Alert" showcases age-specific considerations for young and older patients. Hundreds of illustrations and charts throughout clarify key topics.



Textbook of Therapeutics

Textbook of Therapeutics Author Richard A. Helms
ISBN-10 9780781757348
Release 2006
Pages 2780
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The contributors to this volume deliver information on latest drug treatments and therapeutic approaches for a wide range of diseases and conditions. Coverage includes discussion of racial, ethnic, and gender differences in response to drugs and to biotechnical, pediatric and neonatal therapies.



Exercise and Disease Management Second Edition

Exercise and Disease Management  Second Edition Author Brian C. Leutholtz
ISBN-10 9781439827598
Release 2011-04-25
Pages 256
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Exercise and Disease Management is designed to help managed care physicians, their patients, other health care professionals, and interested readers integrate current exercise guidelines into their practices. This extraordinary book is accompanied by a series of 11 workbooks, each one for a chronic disease, designed specifically for physicians to give to their patients. These workbooks make it convenient for physicians to prescribe physical activity to their patients in a ready-to-use format. Each book chapter and workbook contains a section on the background, medical management, and exercise guidelines, accompanied by self-care instructions for patients, encouraging them to take a proactive role in their health and disease management. New and Updated in the Second Edition: A ready-to-use "Exercise Prescription Page," which follows each chapter on a specific disease, enables health care professionals, especially physicians in managed care, to prescribe exercise quickly to clients with specific medical conditions The "Rate Pressure Product" method for prescribing exercise helps health care providers individualize exercise prescriptions for patients with heart disease by accounting for the amount of oxygen the heart uses Individual companion workbooks on CD provide patient health maintenance information about diabetes, AIDS, obesity, golden years (age 65 and older), heart, kidney, peripheral arterial, and lung disease. Workbooks for physical inactivity, osteoporosis, arthritis and high blood pressure also are included on the CD Common question-and-answer sections that help patients understand the diseases from which they suffer and encourages them to take responsibility for their health Exercise and Disease Management, Second Edition consolidates the current knowledge base on exercise and chronic disease, providing a ready-made format for health care providers to use when prescribing exercise programs for their clients. Using guidelines set forth by the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, this book helps physicians, other health care providers, and health enthusiasts respond to the challenge to keep patients healthier and active and reduce recurrent hospitalizations and health care costs.



Infectious Disease Management in Animal Shelters

Infectious Disease Management in Animal Shelters Author Lila Miller
ISBN-10 9781119949459
Release 2011-11-16
Pages 400
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Infectious Disease Management in Animal Shelters is a comprehensive guide to preventing, managing, and treating disease outbreaks in shelters. Emphasizing strategies for the prevention of illness and mitigation of disease, this book provides detailed, practical information regarding fundamental principles of disease control and specific management of important diseases affecting dogs and cats in group living environments. Taking an in-depth, population health approach, the text presents information to aid in the fight against the most significant and costly health issues in shelter care facilities.



Rust Diseases of Wheat

Rust Diseases of Wheat Author Alan P. Roelfs
ISBN-10 968612747X
Release 1992
Pages 81
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Rust Diseases of Wheat has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Rust Diseases of Wheat also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Rust Diseases of Wheat book for free.



Disease Management

Disease Management Author Diane Huber
ISBN-10 0721639119
Release 2005
Pages 287
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Written specifically for case managers, this innovative reference presents a practical integration of disease management and case management to ensure comprehensive coverage of these two rapidly evolving and expanding fields. It explains and clarifies these two areas with in-depth expert commentary that offers a fresh, contemporary approach and captures both provider and payor perspectives. Its strong emphasis on evidence-based practice helps ensure that disease managers are using the best evidence to formulate the best results. Comprehensive, targeted content makes it one of the only resources available for practicing disease managers Wide variety of coverage includes chronic illnesses such as congestive heart failure, as well as management of those conditions such as pregnancy that do not indicate an unhealthy or diseased state Expert author contributions offer practical guidance and interdisciplinary perspectives Chapters provide case studies or case scenarios to demonstrate the ways in which case managers nationwide have responded to treatment challenges with success Emphasis on preventive care stresses the most practical and cost-effective solution to today's rising health care costs Authors detail specific tips, tools, and techniques that managers can put to use in practice Chapters are organized into three separate parts to present the information logically



Biotechnology and Plant Disease Management

Biotechnology and Plant Disease Management Author Zamir K. Punja
ISBN-10 9781845933104
Release 2007-01-01
Pages 574
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As agricultural production increases to meet the demands of a growing world population, so has the pace of biotechnology research to combat plant disease. Diseases can be caused by a variety of complex plant pathogens including fungi, bacteria, viruses and nematodes, and their management requires the use of techniques in transgenic technology, biochemistry and genetics. While texts exist on specific pathogens or management practices, a comprehensive review is needed of recent developments in modern techniques and the understanding of how pathogens cause disease. This collection of studies discusses the key approaches to managing each group of pathogens within the context of recent developments in biotechnology. Broad themes include microbe-plant interactions, molecular diagnostics of plant pathogens and enhancing the resistance of plants.



Food and Nutrients in Disease Management

Food and Nutrients in Disease Management Author Ingrid Kohlstadt
ISBN-10 9781439879344
Release 2011-06-03
Pages 740
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Food and nutrients are the original medicine and the shoulders on which modern medicine stands. But in recent decades, food and medicine have taken divergent paths and the natural healing properties of food have been diminished in the wake of modern technical progress. With contributions from highly regarded experts who work on the frontlines of disease management, Food and Nutrients in Disease Management effectively brings food back into the clinical arena and helps physicians put food and nutrients back on the prescription pad. Under the editorial guidance of Dr. Ingrid Kohlstadt, physician nutrition specialist, this authoritative reference equips clinicians with the information they need to fully utilize nutritional medicine by enabling them to adjust medication dosage with diet, diagnose and correct nutrient deficiencies, and counsel patients on food selection. An emerging recommendation may soon be, "take 2 cups of kale, and call me in the morning."



Plant Disease Management

Plant Disease Management Author R. S. Singh
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105110184632
Release 2001-01-01
Pages 238
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After introducing general principles, this book presents information on the management of plant diseases through cultural practices, biological control, host-resistance and direct use of chemicals. The author emphasizes the use of well-balanced techniques.



Nutrition and Disease Management for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Nutrition and Disease Management for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses Author Ann Wortinger
ISBN-10 9781118811085
Release 2015-06-11
Pages 272
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Nutrition and Disease Management for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses, Second Edition offers a thorough update and significant expansion of this easy-to-use introduction to veterinary nutrition and diet, with broader species coverage, a new section on nutritional management of disease, and many new chapters. • Provides a complete reference to veterinary nutrition, from the fundamentals to feeding companion animals of any age and health status • Adds information on nutrition in birds, small mammals, and horses to the existing dog and cat coverage • • Presents a new section on managing disease through nutrition, with 10 new disease chapters • Offers additional new chapters on nutritional calculations, types of pet foods, raw food diets, additives and preservatives, nutrition myths, nutritional support, and assisted feeding • Includes access to a companion website with case studies, review questions and answers, and the figures from the book in PowerPoint