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Clinician's guide to PTSD : a cognitive-behavioral approach
Taylor, Steven, 1960- author
New York : The Guilford Press, 
Conceptual and empirical foundations. Clinical features of PTSD -- Cognitive-behavioral features of PTSD: what the research tells us -- Cognitive-behavioral theories -- Neurobiology for the cognitive-behavioral therapist -- Treatments: a review of the research -- Treatment methods and protocols. Assessment for treatment planning and evaluation -- Cognitive-behavioral therapy: an overview -- Developing a case formulation and treatment plan -- Psychoeducation, treatment engagement, and emotion regulation strategies -- Cognitive interventions I: general considerations and approaches -- Coginitive interventions II: methods for specific types of beliefs -- Exposure exercises I: imaginal and interoceptive exposure -- Exposure exercises II: situational exposure -- Adjunctive methods and relapse prevention -- Combining cognitive-behavioral therapy with pharmacotherapy.
This leading practitioner's guide, now thoroughly updated, examines the nature of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and provides a complete framework for planning and implementing cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Steven Taylor addresses the complexities of treating people who have experienced different types of trauma and shows how to adapt empirically supported protocols to each client's needs. Rich case examples illustrate the nuts and bolts of cognitive interventions, exposure exercises, and adjunctive methods. --
Matthews Fuller RC552.P67 T39 2017
Cultural diversity in health and illness
Spector, Rachel E., 1940- author
New York, NY : Pearson, 
Unit I: Cultural foundations -- Building cultural and linguistic competence -- Cultural heritage and history -- Diversity -- Health and illness -- Unit II: Health domains -- Health traditions -- Healing traditions -- Familial health traditions -- Health and illness in modern healthcare -- Unit III: Health and illness panoramas -- Health and illness in the American Indian and Alaska Native population -- Health and illness in the Asian population -- Health and illness in the Black population -- Health and illness in the Hispanic populations -- Health and illness in the White populations -- Cultural competency -- Appendix A: Selected key terms related to cultural diversity in health and illness -- Appendix B: Cultural care assessments -- Appendix C: Calendar: cultural and religious holidays that change dates -- Appendix D: Selected data resources.
For courses in Community/Public Health Nursing, Transcultural Nursing, and CEUs. Promotes an awareness of the dimensions and complexities involved in caring for people from diverse cultural backgrounds The ninth edition of " Cultural Diversity in Health and Wellness "examines the differences existing within North America by probing the health care system, consumers, and examples of traditional health beliefs and practices among selected populations. An essential for any health-care professional, this book sets the standard for cultural perspectives and more importantly HEALTH the balance of the person, both within one's being physical, mental, and spiritual and in the outside world natural, communal, and metaphysical. (Terms such as HEALTH are written this way to emphasize holistic meaning.) An emphasis on the influences of recent social, political, and demographic changes helps to explore the issues and perceptions of health and illness today, while introductory and capstone chapters help place material within perspective. -- Provided by publisher.
Matthews Fuller RA418.5.T73 S64 2017
Models of obesity : from ecology to complexity in science and policy
Ulijaszek, Stanley J., author
Cambridge, United Kingdom ; Cambridge University Press, 2017
Rationalities and models of obesity -- Energy balance, genetics and obesogenic environments -- Governance through measurement -- Inequalities -- Food and eating -- Global transformations of diet -- Obesity science and policy -- Complexity -- Systems and rationalities.
Baker Berry RA645.O23 U45 2017
Traditional Chinese medicine : heritage and adaptation
Unschuld, Paul U. 1943- author
New York : Columbia University Press, 
Origins and characteristics of Chinese medicine -- The lack of existential autonomy -- The longing for existential autonomy -- Quotations from the medical classics -- The banality of violence -- The Mawangdui texts -- Anatomy, physiology, and pathology in the new medicine -- Deficiencies in the credibility of the new medicine -- The alternative model : the view from illness -- Radical healing : life as a form of disease -- Between antiquity and the modern age -- Two medical authors of the Ming and Qing dynasties : Wan Quan and Xu Dachun -- The confrontation with the western way of life -- The persuasiveness of Chinese medicine -- The opinions of intellectuals and politicians -- The selection -- The surprise -- The creative reception of Chinese medicine in the west -- The objectification of the discussion : opportunity and challenge.
Baker Berry R127.1 .U57 2018
First aid for the USMLE step 1, 2018
Le, Tao, author
New York : McGraw-Hill Education, 
On Reserve at Dana R834.5 .F57 2018
Feedback-informed treatment in clinical practice : reaching for excellence
edited by David S. Prescott, Cynthia L. Maeschalck, Scott D. Miller
Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, 
Feedback informed treatment : historical and empirical foundations / Eeuwe Schuckard, Scott D. Miller, Mark A. Hubble -- Feedback-informed treatment : an overview of the basics and core competencies / David S. Prescott -- Using client feedback to inform treatment / Cynthia Maeschalck and Leslie Barfknecht -- Achieving excellence through feedback informed supervision / Susanne Bargmann -- Implementing FIT : challenges and solutions / Randy K. Moss and Vanessa Mousavizadeh -- FIT in a private practice setting : personal advice and professional experience / Jason A. Seidel -- Feedback-informed group treatment (FIGT) : application of the OQ®-45 and Group Questionnaire (GQ) / Robert l. Gleave [and five others] -- FIT in agency and clinic settings / Robbie Babins-Wagner -- Feedback-informed treatment in an agency serving children, youth, and families : all together now / Bob Bertolino -- Feedback informed treatment with couples / Bill Robinson -- Feedback informed treatment in an addiction treatment agency / Julie Seitz and David Mee-Lee -- Feedback-informed treatment with LGBTQ clients : social justice and evidence based practice / Brittney Chesworth [and five others] -- Feedback-informed treatment with clients in the criminal justice system : the time is now / David S. Prescott -- Feedback-informed treatment for adolescents and young adults with early onset psychotic disorders : developmentally appropriate mental health services and the need for relevant outcome measures / Ryan Melton & Elinor Taylor -- Facilitating the therapeutic alliance between pharmacists and patients to improve medication adherence / Janice Pringle and Jaime Fawcett -- The practice and the practical : pushing your clinical performance to the next level / Daryl Chow.
Matthews Fuller RC455.2.E94 F44 2017
Hippocrates' oath and Asclepius' snake : the birth of a medical profession
Cavanaugh, T. A., author
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 
Baker Berry R724.5 .C38 2018
Understanding West Africa's Ebola epidemic : towards a political economy
edited by Ibrahim Abdullah and Ismail Rashid
London : Zed Books Ltd, 2017
A comprehensive critique of the socio-economic issues revealed by the world's deadliest outbreak of the Ebola virus.
Baker Berry RC140.5 .U53 2017
Investigating the body in the Victorian asylum : doctors, patients, and practices
Cham : Palgrave Macmillan, 2017
Baker Berry RC438 .W35 2017
CCRN review book : CNRN study guide and practice test questions for the Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse Exam
[Houston, TX] : Trivium Test Prep, ©2016
Matthews Fuller RC350.5 .C375 2016
Borderline personality disorder
edited by Barbara Stanley, Antonia S. New
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 
Machine generated contents note: -- 1. A History of Borderline Personality Disorder / Antonia S. New and Joseph Triebwasser -- 2. Diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder / Barbara Stanley and Tanya Singh -- 3. Onset, Course, and Prognosis for Borderline Personality Disorder / Mary C. Zanarini and Lindsey C. Conkey -- 4. Clinical Phenomenology of Borderline Personality Disorder / Larry Siever -- 5. The Relationship Between Childhood Adversity and Borderline Personality Disorder / Joel Paris -- 6. Neurobiology of Borderline Personality Disorder / Annegret Krause-Utz, Inga Niedtfeld, Julia Knauber, and Christian Schmal -- 7. Genetic Influences on Borderline Personality Disorder / Marijn A. Distel, Marleen H.M. de Moor -- 8. Suicidal and Non-Suicidal Self-Injury in Borderline Personality Disorder / Margaret S. Andover, Heather T. Schatten, and Blair W. Morris -- 9. Substance Use Disorder in Borderline Personality Disorder / Beth S. Brodsky and Linda Dimeff -- 10. Eating Disorders in Borderline Personality Disorder / Eugene Chen -- 11. Borderline Personality Disorder and Mood Disorders / Eric A. Fertuck, Megan S. Chesin, and Brian Johnston -- 12. Aggressive Behavior and Interpersonal Difficulties in Borderline Personality Disorder / Lori N. Scott and Paul A. Pilkonis -- 13. Pharmacological Interventions for Borderline Personality Disorder / Kenneth R. Silk -- 14. Mentalization Based Treatment / Lois W. Choi-Kain -- 15. Transference Focused Psychotherapy : A Psychodynamic Treatment of Personality Disorders / Frank E. Yeomans and Jill C. Delaney -- 16. Dialectical Behavior Therapy / Shireen L. Rizvi and Kristen M. Roman -- 17. Cognitive Therapy for Personality Disorders / Kate M. Davidson -- 18. Supportive Psychotherapy Case Management / David J. Hellerstein and Ron B. Aviram -- 19. Family Psychoeducation Approaches for Borderline Personality Disorder / Valerie Porr -- 20. Meeting the Clinical Challenges of Managing Borderline Personality Disorder / Beth S. Brodsky -- 21. Assessing, Managing, and Resolving Suicide Risk in Borderline Personality Disorder / Adam Carmel, Jeffrey Sung, and Katherine Anne Comtois -- 22. Forensic Issues in Borderline Personality Disorder / Alexander L. Chapman and André Ivanoff -- 23. Borderline Personality Disorder and Advocacy : Individuals and Family Members Speaking Out for Change / Paula Tusiani-Eng and Bea Tusiani.
"Over the past decade, there has been a burgeoning of interest in understanding and treating borderline personality disorder, a disorder characterized by extreme emotional reactivity, impulsivity and serious interpersonal difficulties resulting in frequent loss of relationships. Individuals with borderline personality disorder comprise a substantial proportion of the psychiatric outpatient population, are often seen in emergency rooms and have major functional impairment (e.g. unemployment). Suicide occurs in 3-9% of the population. Furthermore, non-suicidal self injury (e.g. cutting without the intent to die), eating disorders and substance abuse are frequently seen in the context of borderline personality disorder. Not only do the individuals with the disorder suffer, their family members also experience distress and can feel burdened and overwhelmed. Once thought to be nonexistent or a 'grab bag' diagnosis, borderline personality disorder is now understood as a significant emotional disorder with its own neurobiological and psychosocial correlates. At the same time, the disorder is still poorly understood and stigmatized with limited resources available to the novice clinician and mental health professional trainees (e.g. psychiatry residents, psychology doctoral students, social work students). The aim of this primer on borderline personality disorder is to fill this void and provide an accessible, easy-to-use, clinically-oriented, evidenced-based guide for early stage clinicians. We present the most up to data about borderline personality disorder by leading experts in the field in a format accessible to trainees and professionals working with individuals with borderline personality disorder and their family members. The volume is comprehensive and covers the etiology of BPD, its clinical presentation and co-morbid disorders, genetics and neurobiology of BPD, effective treatment of BPD, the role of advocacy and special subpopulations (e.g.forensic)in the clinical management of BPD"--Provided by publisher.
Matthews Fuller RC569.5.B67 2018
Case files. Neurology
Toy, Eugene C., author
New York : McGraw-Hill Education, 
Matthews Fuller RC359 .T69 2018
The butchering art : Joseph Lister's quest to transform the grisly world of Victorian medicine
Fitzharris, Lindsey, 1982- author
New York : Scientific American/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017
Prologue : the age of agony -- Through the lens -- Houses of death -- The sutured gut -- The altar of science -- The Napoleon of surgery -- The frog's legs -- Cleanliness and cold water -- They're all dead -- The storm -- The glass garden -- The queen's abscess -- Epilogue : the dark curtain, raised.
A dramatic account of how 19th-century Quaker surgeon Joseph Lister developed an antiseptic method that indelibly changed medicine, describes the practices and risks of early operating theaters as well as the belief systems of Lister's contemporaries.
Baker Berry RD27.35.L57 F58 2017
Melanie Klein : the basics
Hinshelwood, R. D., author
Abingdon, Oxon ; Routledge, 2018
Baker Berry RC438.6.K58 H58 2018
Practical cardiovascular medicine
Hanna, Elias B., author
Chichester, West Sussex ; John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2017
Matthews Fuller RC667 .H366 2017
Grave and learned men : the physicians, 1518-1660
Vaughan, Louella Kate, 1969- author
Great Britain : Little, Brown, 2017
Baker Berry R773.R73 V38 2017
Faculty of color in the health professions : stories of survival and success
Hassouneh, Dena, author
Hanover, New Hampshire : Dartmouth College Press, 
Swimming upstream : exclusion and control of faculty of color -- Institutional climate -- Mentors and leaders : keys to change -- Strategies for thriving in health professions academe -- Working toward equity -- Group differences -- Conclusion : voices of change : lessons learned from the experiences of faculty of color in the health professions.
"Based on personal stories, explores challenges faced by minority faculty members in the health professions"--Provided by publisher.
Matthews Fuller R693 .H37 2018
The fibromanual : a complete fibromyalgia treatment guide for you and your doctor
Liptan, Ginevra, author
New York : Ballantine Books, 
Introduction: the F-word -- Figuring out fibromyalgia for myself -- What fibromyalgia is, and isn't -- The chain reaction that causes fibromyalgia -- Blocking the fibromyalgia chain reaction -- Helping your doctor help you -- The four R's of fibromyalgia treatment -- Rest: taming the hyperactive stress response -- Rest: fixing fibromyalgia sleep -- Rest: medications to increase deep sleep -- Repair: digestion -- Repair: therapeutic movement -- Repair: unsticking the fascia -- Rebalance: energy production -- Rebalance: inflammation -- Rebalance: adrenal hormones -- Rebalance: thyroid and sex hormones -- Rebalance: mood -- Reduce: fatigue and fibrofog -- Reduce: pain hypersensitivity -- Reduce: opiates for pain relief -- Reduce: medical marijuana for pain relief -- Reduce: pain from other sources -- Reduce: chronic fatigue syndrome -- Acknowledgments -- Appendix: a health care provider guide to fibromyalgia management.
"The most up-to-date, comprehensive treatment guide to fibromyalgia, by a renowned physician who herself has the condition If you suffer from fibromyalgia and are struggling to get help from your doctor, you're far from alone. Ten million Americans experience the widespread muscle pain, profound fatigue, and fuzzy brain ("fibrofog") that have long frustrated both patients and doctors. In this unique resource, Ginevra Liptan, M.D., shares a cutting-edge new approach that goes far beyond mainstream medical knowledge to produce dramatic symptom improvement. Dr. Liptan's program incorporates clinically proven therapies from both alternative and conventional medicine, along with the latest research on experimental options like medical marijuana. Since many health care providers have limited fibromyalgia expertise, The FibroManual includes a thoroughly sourced "health care provider guide" that enables readers to help their doctors help them. Alleviate fibromyalgia symptoms in four simple steps (Rest, Repair, Rebalance, and Reduce) and you will restore deep, restful sleep achieve long-lasting pain relief optimize hormone and energy balance reduce fatigue This accessible and empowering resource provides essential information about understanding and treating fibromyalgia from a physician who, as both patient and provider, understands the illness from the inside"--
Matthews Full Consumer He RC927.3 .L57 2016
Beyond addiction : how science and kindness help people change
Jeffrey Foote, Ph. D., Carrie Wilkens, Ph. D., and Nicole Kosanke, Ph. D ; with Stephanie Higgs
New York : Scribner, 
Where to start. Hope in hell -- What to know. What is addiction? ; Motivation : why do people change? ; Change : how do people change? -- How to cope. Start where you are ; Self-care I : damage control ; Have your limits -- How to help. Start where they are ; Goals (and problems) ; Positive communication ; Reinforcement : the driver of change ; Consequences ; Treatment options ; Suggesting treatment ; During treatment -- Live your life. Self-care II : building a life -- Appendix. When is it an emergency?
"The most innovative leaders in progressive addiction treatment in the US offer a groundbreaking, science-based guide to helping loved ones overcome addiction problems and compulsive behaviors. The New Road to Recovery eschews the theatrics of interventions and tough love to show family and friends how they can use kindness, positive reinforcement, and motivational and behavioral strategies to help their loved ones change. Drawing on forty collective years of research and decades of clinical experience, the authors present the best practical advice science has to offer. Delivered with warmth, optimism, and humor, The New Road to Recovery defines a new, empowered role for friends and family and a paradigm shift for the field. Learn how to tap the transformative power of relationships for positive change, guided by exercises and examples. Practice what really works in therapy and in everyday life and discover many different treatment options along with tips for navigating the system. And have hope: this guide is designed not only to help someone change, but to help someone want to change"--
Matthews Full Consumer He RC564 .B488 2014
USMLE step 1 qbook
New York : Kaplan Publishing, 
Test-taking and study strategies guide -- Qbook practice tests -- Anatomy -- Physiology -- Biochemistry -- Microbiology/immunology -- Pathology and pathophysiology -- Pharmacology -- Behavioral science and biostatistics - -Standard reference laboratory values.
"Kaplan Medical's USMLE Step 1 Qbook provides high-yield, exam-style practice and expert test-taking strategies to help you master all Step 1 topics. Our experts regularly review content to make sure you have the most up-to-date prep, realistic practice materials, and current test information so you can face the USMLE with confidence." --
On Reserve at Dana R834.5 .U8625 2017
Total recovery : solving the mystery of chronic pain and depression : how we get sick, how we stay sick, how we can recover
Kaplan, Gary, 1953- author
New York, NY : Rodale, 
pt. 1: Asking new questions. The one-two punch : what if assaults are cumulative? ; Listening for clues : what if physical traumas build up? ; The canary in the coal mine : what if pain and emotion are signs of the same thing? -- pt. 2: Solving the mystery. Eureka! : discovering the single point of origin ; Hidden connections : how allergies and malnutrition created panic attacks ; Conflicting truths : how food, malaria, and a fender bender led to fibromyalgia ; Unsuspected impact : how childhood abuse and infection caused chronic pain -- pt. 3: The path to total recovery. Stacking the deck in your favor : what you can do ; Conclusion: A game-changing insight : what it all means.
Chronic pain has always been a mystery. For the more than 100 million Americans who suffer from it, chronic pain often returns at the slightest provocation, even when doctors can't find anything wrong. Conventional treatments focus on symptoms, not causes, and can leave patients locked into a lifetime of suffering. Here, Dr. Gary Kaplan argues that we've been thinking about the nature of pain all wrong. Drawing on patient stories and cutting-edge research, Dr. Kaplan concludes that chronic physical and emotional pain are two sides of the same coin. Whether pain is traumatic or slight, physical or emotional, our brains register all pain as the same thing, and these signals can keep firing in the nervous system for years. Moreover, Dr. Kaplan asserts, disease is not the result of a single event, but an accumulation of traumas. Every injury, every infection, every toxin, and every emotional blow generates the same reaction: inflammation, activated by tiny cells in the brain called microglia. Turned on from too many assaults, their stimulation can have a devastating cumulative effect. Dr. Kaplan's unified theory of chronic pain and depression helps us understand not only the causes but also the issues we must address to create a pathway to healing. With this revolutionary new framework in place, we have been given the keys to recover.--From publisher description.
Matthews Full Consumer He RB127 .K27 2014
Cambridge, Massachusetts ; Harvard University Press, 2018
I. Hygiene. Books 1-4 -- II. Hygiene. Books 5-6 ; Thrasybulus (On whether hygiene belongs to medicine or gymnastics) ; On exercise with a small ball.
Baker Berry R126 .G54 2018
Promoting health : the primary health care approach
Talbot, Lyn, author
Chatswood, N.S.W. Elsevier Australia (a division of Reed International Books Australia Pty Ltd), 
Matthews Fuller RA427.8 .T35 2018
Pathology in practice : diseases and dissections in early modern Europe
edited by Silvia De Renzi, Marco Bresadola, and Maria Conforti
New York : Routledge, 2018
Pathological dissections in early modern Europe : practice and knowledge / Silvia De Renzi, Marco Bresadola and Maria Conforti -- Humanist post-mortems : philology and therapy / Gionata Liboni -- Organising pathological knowledge : Théophile Bonet's sepulchretum and the making of a tradition / Massimo Rinaldi -- The problems of anatomia practica and how to solve them : pathological dissection around 1700 / Marco Bresadola -- Post-mortems, anatomical dissections and humoural pathology in the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries / Michael Stolberg -- Seats and series : dissecting diseases in the seventeenth century / Silvia De Renzi -- Visible signs, invisible processes : explaining poison in the late seventeenth century / Maria Conforti -- Frederik Ruysch, surgical anatomy and the Amsterdam Republic of medicine / Rina Knoeff -- Pre- and post-mortem inquiries : assessing poisoning in the law courts of sixteenth-century Rome / Elisa Andretta -- Dissecting pain : patients, families and medical expertise in early modern Germany / Annemarie Kinzelbach -- Therapeutic post-mortems in and around eighteenth-century Geneva / Philip Rieder.
Baker Berry RB15 .P38 2018
Manual of molecular and clinical laboratory immunology
edited by Barbara Detrick, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, John L. Schmitz, University of North Carolina, School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and Robert G. Hamilton, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
Washington, DC : ASM Press, 
Matthews Fuller RB46.5 .M36 2016
Writing the NIH grant proposal : a step-by-step guide
Gerin, William, author
Thousand Oaks, California : SAGE Publications, Inc., 
Matthews Fuller RA11.D6 G47 2018
Spatial health inequalities : adapting GIS tools and data analysis
Ozdenerol, Esra, author
Boca Raton : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 
Baker Berry R858 .O93 2017
El modo de usar el palo de la India Occidental, saludable remedio contra toda llaga y mal incurable
Delicado, Francisco, active 16th century
Jaén [Spain] : Universidad de Jaén, 2009
Baker Berry RC200.2 .D45 2009
The breast test book : a woman's guide to mammography and beyond
Jones, Connie 1965- author
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 
Part I: First Things First. Breast Imaging: Until There's a Cure: The Unknown Frontier in Women's Health ; The Screening Mammogram Guidelines Controversy: What You Absolutely Must Know: Addressing the Elephant in the Room, and the Case for Tomosynthesis -- The Who. You! How You Impact Your Care: Your Responsibilities and Information You Need to Know ; The Breast Imaging Team: Radiologist, Technologists, and Navigator ; The Rulers of Mammoland: MQSA, ACR, SBI, and the Other ABCs of Imaging ; Your Referring Doctor: The Delicate Balance of the Referral-Consult Relationship -- The What. The Tools of Breast Imaging: A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words -- The Why. How It All Works: An Overview: A Bird's-Eye View of the Whole Process ; How It All Works: The Screening Evaluation: Screening the Asymptomatic Population and Saving Lives ; How It All Works: The Diagnostic Evaluation: Symptomatic Patients and the Journey to the Correct Diagnosis ; Breast Urgent-cies: The Cannot Wait Until Tomorrow! ; You Need a Biopsy-Don't Panic!: Image-Guided Needle Biopsy: A Remarkable Advance in Technology and Patient Care ; You Don't Have Breast Cancer: The Value of a Benign Evaluation ; You Have Been Diagnosed with Breast Cancer: The Critical Role of Radiology in Treatment Planning and Follow-up -- Other Considerations. Special Cases: Pregnancy, Lactation, Breast Implants, Lymphoproliferative Disorders and Male Breast Cancer ; How Does Your Report Get to You and To Your Doctor?: No News Is Not Necessarily Good News ; Patients' Questions About the Imaging Evaluation: Leaving More Can Save Your Life -- Breast Imaging Meets the Outside World. Medicolegal Issues and Liability: Can Breast Imaging Survive the Liability Crisis? ; Safety Issues in Mammography and Breast Imaging: Assessing the Risk-Benefit Ratio ; The Breast Density Discussion: Information versus Notification.
"Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed malignancy in women and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in American women. Although cardiovascular-related deaths significantly outnumber breast cancer deaths, breast cancer is arguably the most feared diagnosis among American women. Great strides have been made to heighten public awareness of breast cancer, with particular emphasis on early detection with mammography. Breast radiologists regularly witness the extreme anxiety that just the thought of being diagnosed with breast cancer can cause a patient. This anxious anticipation is often heightened by a lack of knowledge about what to expect from the process of breast imaging evaluation, which is frustrating for both patient and practitioner and can negatively affect the experience. Physicians often encounter patients who have little or no understanding of the reasoning behind the examination or procedure about to be performed-sometimes even up to the day of their breast cancer surgery. Furthermore, most women who undergo breast evaluations will not be diagnosed with cancer. The incidence of breast cancer is only 125.3 per 100,000 women (or 3-6 in every 1,000 screenings), however, symptoms of benign breast abnormalities are quite common and impact many more lives. Accurately diagnosing these non-cancerous conditions can alleviate much anxiety, in addition to helping patients towards a correct treatment plan. The Breast Test Book is a straightforward guide to the process of radiologic breast evaluations. Based on the most current scientific research and best standards of clinical practice, it will help debunk myths, shed light on misinformation, and provide clear facts about what women should expect from these screenings. This improved understanding will ultimately allow patients to play more active roles in their own care and, in the event that a diagnosis is made, give them confidence in their treatment. "--
Matthews Full Consumer He RC280.B8 J66 2017
I found my tribe
Fitzmaurice, Ruth, author
London : Chatto & Windus, 2017
"Ruth's tribe are her lively children and her filmmaker husband, Simon, who has Motor Neurone Disease and can only communicate with his eyes. Ruth's other 'tribe' are the friends who gather at the cove in Greystones, Co Wicklow, and regularly throw themselves into the freezing cold water, just for kicks. 'The Tragic Wives' Swimming Club', as they jokingly call themselves, meet to cope with the extreme challenges life puts in their way, not to mention the monster waves rolling over the horizon. Swimming is just one of the daily coping strategies amidst the school run, and getting food on the table - as Ruth fights to preserve the strong but now silent connection with a husband who is slipping away. As she tells the story of their marriage, via diagnosis to their current precarious situation, Ruth also charts her passion for sea swimming - culminating in a midnight swim under the full moon on her wedding anniversary. An invocation to all of us to love as hard as we can, and live even harder, I Found My Tribe is an urgent and uplifting letter to a husband, family, friends, the natural world and the brightness of life."--Publisher's description.
Baker Berry RC406.A24 F579 2017