The Massachusetts General Hospital McLean Hospital Residency Handbook of Psychiatry Book

The Massachusetts General Hospital McLean Hospital Residency Handbook of Psychiatry


  • Author : Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital Residents and Faculties
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release Date : 2011-11-29
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9781451165890

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Prepared by the residents and faculties of the renowned Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital, this pocket handbook is packed with succinct, practical, accessible information on the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders. Major sections include psychiatric emergencies, symptom-based diagnosis and treatment, special populations, and treatment approaches including psychopharmacology. The book is written in a quick-scanning outline format with boxes, tables, and lists to provide high-yield information at a glance.

Massachusetts General Hospital Comprehensive Clinical Psychiatry Book

Massachusetts General Hospital Comprehensive Clinical Psychiatry


  • Author : Theodore A. Stern
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2008-04-18
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 4458
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323076913

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The Massachusetts General Hospital is widely respected as one of the world's premier psychiatric institutions. Now, preeminent authorities from MGH present a reference that is carefully designed to simplify your access to the current clinical knowledge you need! A remarkably user-friendly organization - with abundant boxed summaries, bullet points, case histories, and algorithms - speeds you to the answers you need. In short, this brand-new reference delivers all the authoritative answers you need to overcome any clinical challenge, in a format that's easier to consult than any other source! Peerless, hands-on advice from members of the esteemed MGH Department of Psychiatry helps you put today's best approaches to work for your patients. The book's highly templated format - with abundant boxed overviews, bulleted points, case histories, algorithms, references, and suggested readings - enables you to locate essential information quickly.

The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Book

The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy


  • Author : Timothy J. Petersen
  • Publisher : Humana Press
  • Release Date : 2015-09-29
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 327
  • ISBN 10 : 9781493926053

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) has a growing evidence base that supports its efficacy in treating a wide range of psychiatric disorders and has been adapted for use with more complicated patient populations and for different stages of psychiatric illness. As the first Massachusetts General Hospital-branded text on the subject, this is a cutting-edge tool that is unlike any current book on CBT. The authors for this handbook are among the world’s foremost experts in their specialty area and are actively engaged in dynamic research evaluating the efficacy of CBT as well as identifying mechanisms of action for this treatment. This title provides in-depth coverage of the historical background of the development of CBT, a comprehensive review of relevant outcomes data, a survey of mechanisms by which CBT exerts its effect, and, most importantly, a take away “tool box” of CBT strategies and techniques that can be immediately implemented in clinicians’ practices. The Massachussetts General Hospital Handbook of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy reaches and improves the clinical practices of a broad base of front line mental health practitioners, including psychiatrists and therapists.

The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Neurology Book

The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Neurology


  • Author : Alice W. Flaherty
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release Date : 2011-12-26
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9781451178630

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Now in its revised, updated Second Edition, this pocket-sized handbook is a practical quick-reference guide to the diagnosis and management of neurologic diseases. It presents specific management recommendations in a succinct outline format and includes protocols, step-by-step tests and procedures, and treatment algorithms. This handbook is unique in its inclusion of material from related disciplines such as general medicine, cardiology, psychiatry, neurosurgery, neuroanatomy, and radiology. The authors offer guidance in using contemporary neuroimaging techniques in diagnosis.

The Massachusetts General Hospital Textbook on Diversity and Cultural Sensitivity in Mental Health Book

The Massachusetts General Hospital Textbook on Diversity and Cultural Sensitivity in Mental Health


  • Author : Ranna Parekh
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-08-16
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 282
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030201746

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This edition is updated to include new research and clinical material for practitioners working with mental health patients of diverse backgrounds. Written by experts in cultural sensitivity, the text begins by establishing innovative approaches to understanding diversity, tools for diversity educational training for health care providers, clinical interviewing techniques and effective strategies in having difficult conversations. Indirect approaches to understanding diversity and mental health come from unique chapters that range from the ways that journalists process and discuss mental health competency to the business model for cultural competency in health care. The second section of the book moves from the broader subjects to the needs of specific populations, including Native Americans, Latinos, Asians, African American, Middle Eastern, Refugee and LGBQT communities. The discussion includes understanding the complexities of making mental health diagnoses and the various meanings these diagnoses have for the socio-cultural group described. Each chapter also details biopsychosocial treatment options and challenges. The Massachusetts General Hospital Textbook on Diversity and Cultural Sensitivity in Mental Health, Second Edition, is an excellent resource for all clinicians working with diverse populations, including psychiatrists, primary care physicians, emergency room physicians, early career physicians and trainees, psychologists, nurses, social workers, researchers, and medical educators.

Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of General Hospital Psychiatry E Book Book

Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of General Hospital Psychiatry E Book


  • Author : Theodore A. Stern
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2017-08-09
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 752
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323496438

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For generations of practitioners, the Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of General Hospital Psychiatry has been and is the "gold standard" guide to consultation-liaison psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine. The fully updated 7th Edition, by Drs. Theodore A. Stern, Oliver Freudenreich, Felicia A. Smith, Gregory L. Fricchione, and Jerrold F. Rosenbaum, provides an authoritative, easy-to-understand review of the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of psychiatric problems experienced by adults and children with medical and surgical conditions. Covers the psychological impact of chronic medical problems and life-threatening diseases, somatic symptom disorders, organ donors and recipients, pain, substance abuse, and polypharmacy, including a thorough review of drug actions and interactions, metabolism, and elimination. Features DSM-5 updates throughout, as well as case studies in every chapter. Contains practical tips on how to implement the most current and effective pharmacological therapies as well as cognitive-behavioral approaches.

The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Pain Management Book

The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Pain Management


  • Author : Gary Brenner
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release Date : 2020-08-20
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 664
  • ISBN 10 : 9781496347763

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Offering expert guidance from seasoned clinicians at Massachusetts General Hospital, this bestselling handbook provides accurate, clinically essential information in a portable, quick-reference format. Broad-based, multidisciplinary coverage draws from the disciplines of anesthesiology, neurology, behavioral medicine, nursing, psychiatry, and physical therapy to provide practical, evidence-based information for sound therapeutic choices. Now in full color for the first time, The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Pain Management, Fourth Edition, contains numerous new chapters, new illustrations, and other features that keep you up to date with today’s latest approaches to pain management.

The Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Update and Board Preparation Book

The Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Update and Board Preparation


  • Author : Theodore A. Stern
  • Publisher : Mgh Psychiatry Academy
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Psychiatry
  • Pages : 666
  • ISBN 10 : 0985531800

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From Massachusetts General Hospital - ranked #1 Department of Psychiatry, for 16 consecutive years, and one of the world's leading centers for psychiatry education, research, and treatment - comes this unrivaled, complete overview of the field of psychiatry. This remarkable text is designed as a study aid for excelling on shelf exams, board certification and re-certification exams. The Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Update & Board, 3rd edition can be used for CME credits, or as a clinical refresher; it combines review material with a Q&A format (geared to each chapter) - and gives you the latest information in the field, using the most recent DSM-IV terminology. 250 board-style questions with annotated answers. With in-depth coverage that ranges from neuroanatomy and psychopathology to therapeutics, to group therapy and imaging, the book is designed to meet the curriculum requirements of the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology. It considers the full spectrum of both psychiatric and neurological disorders including: - Neuromuscular disease - Seizures - Stroke and TIA - Dementia - Sleep Disorders - Mental Retardation - Eating Disorders - Disturbances of Mood and Anxiety - Behavioral Disturbances - Neuropsychiatric Disturbances - And many others This unique skill-and-knowledge-building tool gives you a thorough look at topics of special interest, such as medico-legal issues in medical practice, the violent patient, HIV disease, psychosexual disorders, suicide, substance use and abuse, mood/mental disorders and the reproductive cycle, child and geriatric psychiatry, and end-of-life care. What's more, it also provides step-by-step guidelines for the administration of psychopharmacologic drugs and the management of their reactions.

The Massachusetts General Hospital Guide to Medical Care in Patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder Book

The Massachusetts General Hospital Guide to Medical Care in Patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder


  • Author : Eric P. Hazen
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-12-28
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 246
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319944586

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This book provides an understanding of the challenges that individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) face in receiving medical care and helps equip medical professionals to overcome these challenges to provide high quality, compassionate medical care to this population. The book is divided into two sections. The first provides a broad perspective, providing background about the health care needs of patients with ASD and potential barriers to care that they may experience, as well as an overview of general principles in the delivery of care for patients with ASD. In the second section, the text focuses on specific medical issues and specialties, taking a systems-based approach to cover every major area of medical care. Each of these chapters discusses the problems in that area of medicine that are commonly encountered in the ASD population and the best approaches to managing these issues. The Massachusetts General Hospital Guide to Medical Care in Patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder is the ultimate resource for all physicians, allied health care professionals, medical students, residents, primary care providers, and specialists who treat patients with ASD.

Critical Care Handbook of the Massachusetts General Hospital Book

Critical Care Handbook of the Massachusetts General Hospital


  • Author : Jeanine P. Wiener-Kronish
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release Date : 2015-10-13
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 656
  • ISBN 10 : 9781496330697

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Now reflecting a greater focus on today’s multidisciplinary approach to care, Critical Care Handbook of the Massachusetts General Hospital, 6th Edition, remains your go-to guide for practical, complete, and current information on medical and surgical critical care. The user-friendly, outline format is designed for rapid reference, providing reliable, hospital-tested protocols that reflect today's most advanced critical care practices.

Emergency Psychiatry  Principles and Practice Book

Emergency Psychiatry Principles and Practice


  • Author : Rachel Lipson Glick
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release Date : 2019-10-29
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 809
  • ISBN 10 : 9781975113698

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The field of emergency psychiatry is complex and varied, encompassing elements of general medicine, emergency medicine, trauma, acute care, the legal system, politics and bureaucracy, mental illness, substance abuse and addiction, current social issues, and more. In one comprehensive, highly regarded volume, Emergency Psychiatry: Principles and Practice brings together key principles from psychiatric subspecialties as well as from emergency medicine, psychology, law, medical ethics, and public health policy. Leading emergency psychiatrists write from their extensive clinical experience, providing evidence-based information, expert opinions, American Psychiatric Association guidelines, and case studies throughout the text. This fully up-to-date second edition covers all of the important issues facing psychiatry residents and practitioners working in today’s emergency settings, or who encounter psychiatric emergencies in other medical settings.

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Principles of Inpatient Psychiatry


  • Author : Fred Ovsiew
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release Date : 2008-11-01
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 402
  • ISBN 10 : 0781772141

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Principles of Inpatient Psychiatry is geared to psychiatrists working in inpatient settings: residents, psychiatrists who occasionally provide inpatient care, and psychiatric "hospitalists" who specialize in the inpatient arena. Inpatient settings contain the sickest psychiatric patients, such as those with a high risk of suicide, agitation requiring emergency management, or treatment-resistant psychosis and depression, all topics discussed in the book. Co-morbid general-medical illness is common, and the book focuses attention, supported by case examples, on medical and neuropsychiatric as well as general-psychiatric evaluation and management. Chapters address special clinical problems, including first-episode psychosis, substance abuse, eating disorders, and legal issues on the inpatient service. The editors bring expertise to bear on a wide range of treatments, including psychopharmacologic, psychodynamic, and milieu approaches.

The Massachusetts General Hospital Guide to Learning Disabilities Book

The Massachusetts General Hospital Guide to Learning Disabilities


  • Author : H. Kent Wilson
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-12-13
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 267
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319986432

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This book connects experts in the field of child assessment to provide child psychiatrists with knowledge in evaluation and educational programming. The book provides a review of the latest science behind: common learning disabilities, including etiology and guidelines for assessment/diagnosis; neurodevelopmental disorders, like learning disabilities, ADHD; psychiatric disorders in childhood such as mood and anxiety disorders; and impact learning and development protocols. The Massachusetts General Hospital Guide to Learning Disabilities evaluates the interventions that are effective in addressing these learning challenges in the context of multiple factors in a way that no other current text does. Special topics such as special education law and managing the needs of transitional age youth allow psychiatrists to support their patients’ and their families as they navigate the system. By offering a better understanding the learning needs of their patients, this texts gives readers the tools to consult with families and educators regarding how to address the learning needs of their patients at school and in other settings. The Massachusetts General Hospital Guide to Learning Disabilities is a vital took for child psychiatrists, students, assessment professionals, and other professionals studying or working with children suffering from learning disabilities.

Pocket Medicine Book

Pocket Medicine


  • Author : Marc S Sabatine
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release Date : 2013-10-07
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 281
  • ISBN 10 : 9781451193787

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Prepared by residents and attending physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital, this pocket-sized looseleaf is one of the best-selling references for medical students, interns, and residents on the wards and candidates reviewing for internal medicine board exams. In bulleted lists, tables, and algorithms, Pocket Medicine provides key clinical information about common problems in internal medicine, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, gastroenterology, nephrology, hematology-oncology, infectious diseases, endocrinology, and rheumatology. This Fifth Edition is fully updated and includes a sixteen-page color insert with key and classic abnormal images. If you purchased a copy of Sabatine: Pocket Medicine 5e, ISBN 978-1-4511-8237-8, please make note of the following important correction on page 1-36: Oral anticoagulation (Chest 2012;141:e531S; EHJ 2012;33:2719; Circ 2013;127:1916) · All valvular AF as stroke risk very high · Nonvalv. AF: stroke risk ~4.5%/y; anticoag ® 68% ¯ stroke; use a risk score to guide Rx: CHADS2: CHF (1 point), HTN (1), Age =75 y (1), DM (1), prior Stroke/TIA (2) CHA2DS2-VASc: adds 65–74 y (1) =75 y (2), vasc dis. [MI, Ao plaque, or PAD (1)]; ? (1) score ³2 ® anticoag; score 1 ® consider anticoag or ASA (? latter reasonable if risk factor age 65-74 y, vasc dis. or ?); antithrombotic Rx even if rhythm control [SCORE CORRECTED] · Rx options: factor Xa or direct thrombin inhib (non-valv only; no monitoring required) or warfarin (INR 2-3; w/ UFH bridge if high risk of stroke); if Pt refuses anticoag, consider ASA + clopi or, even less effective, ASA alone (NEJM 2009;360:2066) Please make note of this correction in your copy of Sabatine: Pocket Medicine 5e immediately and contact LWW's Customer Service Department at 1.800.638.3030 or 1.301.223.2300 so that you may be issued a corrected page 1-36. You may also download a PDF of page 1-36 by clicking HERE. All copies of Pocket Medicine, 5e with the ISBN: 978-1-4511-9378-7 include this correction.