The Patient Room Book

The Patient Room


  • Author : Wolfgang Sunder
  • Publisher : Birkhäuser
  • Release Date : 2020-12-07
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN 10 : 9783035617528

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The Patient Room Excerpt :

The patient room is the smallest cell of the hospital organism. Its layout determines the structure of the ward and is therefore a decisive factor for the entire building. Many requirements have to be met. The patient's sense of well-being can be positively influenced by the design: homely materials, an attractive view and sufficient privacy are important objectives. Equally important are the working conditions for the staff, especially short distances and an efficient care routine. Finally, even the risk of infection can be reduced by a conscientiously planned room layout. This publication provides a systematic overview of the design task patient room and shows exemplary solutions: both typologically and in selected case studies.

Comprehensive Clinical Plasma Medicine Book

Comprehensive Clinical Plasma Medicine


  • Author : Hans-Robert Metelmann
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-05-04
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 526
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319676272

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Comprehensive Clinical Plasma Medicine Excerpt :

This book presents the state of the art in clinical plasma medicine and outlines translational research strategies. Written by an international group of authors, it is divided into four parts. Part I is a detailed introduction and includes basic and recent research information on plasma sciences, plasma devices and mechanisms of biological plasma effects. Parts II and III provide valuable clinical insights f.e. into the treatment of superficial contaminations, ulcerations, wounds, treatment of cells in cancer, special indications like in heart surgery, dentistry, palliative treatment in head and neck cancer or the use of plasma in hygiene. Part IV offers information on how and where to qualify in plasma medicine and which companies produce and supply medical devices and is thus of particular interest to medical practitioners. This comprehensive book offers a sciences based practical to the clinical use of plasma and includes an extended selection of scientific medical data and translational literature.

Antiseptic Prophylaxis and Therapy in Ocular Infections Book

Antiseptic Prophylaxis and Therapy in Ocular Infections


  • Author : Axel Kramer
  • Publisher : Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers
  • Release Date : 2002-01-01
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 390
  • ISBN 10 : 9783805573160

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Antiseptic Prophylaxis and Therapy in Ocular Infections Excerpt :

This volume collects for the first time interdisciplinary findings in ophthalmology concerning effectiveness and indications of antiseptics for the prophylaxis and therapy of infections. The first part discusses the use of various antiseptics against colonization, contamination and infection of the eye caused by viruses, bacteria, fungus and protozoa in comparison to topical antibiotics. The spectrum of action, the risk of resistance of only microbiostatic active agents and the galenic requirements of antiseptics are included as well as the local and systemic tolerance. New data to iodophors, polyhexanide and magnesium monoperphthalate are presented, and, for the first time, microbiologic requirements of ocular antiseptics are defined. In the second part the current scientific knowledge of prophylaxis and therapeutic antisepsis is presented including Credé's prophylaxis and requirements in cornea banks. The final part is reserved for additional topics such as isolation techniques, hand hygiene, hygiene of contact lenses and microbiological diagnostics. To ophthalmologists, optometrists and opticians this book will give indispensable information on latest clinical and experimental findings in the field. It will also be essential reading to hygienists, microbiologists, infectionists, pharmacologists, pharmacists, and pediatricians interested in ophthalmologic issues.

Point of care testing Book

Point of care testing


  • Author : Peter Luppa
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-07-18
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 445
  • ISBN 10 : 9783662544976

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Point of care testing Excerpt :

The underlying technology and the range of test parameters available are evolving rapidly. The primary advantage of POCT is the convenience of performing the test close to the patient and the speed at which test results can be obtained, compared to sending a sample to a laboratory and waiting for results to be returned. Thus, a series of clinical applications are possible that can shorten the time for clinical decision-making about additional testing or therapy, as delays are no longer caused by preparation of clinical samples, transport, and central laboratory analysis. Tests in a POC format can now be found for many medical disciplines including endocrinology/diabetes, cardiology, nephrology, critical care, fertility, hematology/coagulation, infectious disease and microbiology, and general health screening. Point-of-care testing (POCT) enables health care personnel to perform clinical laboratory testing near the patient. The idea of conventional and POCT laboratory services presiding within a hospital seems contradictory; yet, they are, in fact, complementary: together POCT and central laboratory are important for the optimal functioning of diagnostic processes. They complement each other, provided that a dedicated POCT coordination integrates the quality assurance of POCT into the overall quality management system of the central laboratory. The motivation of the third edition of the POCT book from Luppa/Junker, which is now also available in English, is to explore and describe clinically relevant analytical techniques, organizational concepts for application and future perspectives of POCT. From descriptions of the opportunities that POCT can provide to the limitations that clinician’s must be cautioned about, this book provides an overview of the many aspects that challenge those who choose to implement POCT. Technologies, clinical applications, networking issues and quality regulations are described as well as a survey of future technologies that are on the f

Practical Strategies in Pediatric Diagnosis and Therapy Book

Practical Strategies in Pediatric Diagnosis and Therapy


  • Author : Robert Kliegman
  • Publisher : Saunders
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 1182
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015059188477

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Practical Strategies in Pediatric Diagnosis and Therapy Excerpt :

Approaches diagnosis and treatment the way clinicians do, by symptom rather than disease entity. It combines clinical experience and evidence-based strategies to guide clinicians through differential diagnoses and then to a specific diagnosis, then to appropriate therapy for common pediatric aliments. A user-friendly, well-tabulated, and illustrated format assists the reader in identifying the many disease states causing a common chief complaint.

Dental echo Book

Dental echo


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1987
  • Genre: Dentistry
  • Pages : 702
  • ISBN 10 : UCAL:B4002411

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Physical Agents Theory and Practice Book

Physical Agents Theory and Practice


  • Author : Barbara J Behrens
  • Publisher : F.A. Davis
  • Release Date : 2014-08-06
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 472
  • ISBN 10 : 9780803640801

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Physical Agents Theory and Practice Excerpt :

Develop the clinical decision-making skills you need to be a successful PTA. This easy-to-follow approach helps you learn how to successfully relate thermal, mechanical, and electrical modalities with specific therapeutic goals while understanding all of the physiologic ramifications