Griffith's Instructions for Patients / Edition 7
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Griffith's Instructions for Patients / Edition 7

by Stephen W. Moore
     
 

ISBN-10: 1416000364

ISBN-13: 9781416000365

Pub. Date: 09/09/2004

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

The new edition of this popular patient teaching tool improves compliance, speeds recovery, and increases understanding. Over 500 patient instruction fact sheets on topics from acne to zinc deficiency help patients understand what their illness is, how it will affect their regular routine, and when to call a doctor. Specially perforated, three-hole-punched pages

Overview

The new edition of this popular patient teaching tool improves compliance, speeds recovery, and increases understanding. Over 500 patient instruction fact sheets on topics from acne to zinc deficiency help patients understand what their illness is, how it will affect their regular routine, and when to call a doctor. Specially perforated, three-hole-punched pages can be stored and reused again and again for photocopying and distribution to patients when discussing follow-up care. An accompanying FREE CD-ROM lets readers customize and print out the instruction sheets from their computers in Latin American Spanish and English. A bonus Latin American Spanish and English audio pronunciation guide is included on the CD-ROM.

• Includes descriptions of each illness, including frequent signs and symptoms, possible causes, risks, preventive measures, expected outcomes, possible complications, and treatments.
• Covers over 500 topics on problems both small (indigestion) and large (congestive heart failure).
• Features an organization by topic for ease of use.
• Includes a FREE Windows® and Macintosh® compatible CD-ROM - now featuring Latin American Spanish and English instructions - lets you personalize or customize instruction sheets on your computer and print them out. It also contains a bonus audio Latin American Spanish and English pronunciation guide.

• Provides instructions for 43 new topics, with revisions and updates to all other over 450 patient instruction sheets, reflecting the latest therapeutic information.
• Includes extra space on each sheet that allows users to tailor instructions to each patient's needs.
• Five all-new appendices bring you the latest information on dietary supplements · buying prescription drugs online · safe use of prescription drugs · adult screening tests and immunizations · and Walking exercise and fitness.
• Provides instructions for 43 new topics, with revisions and updates to all other over 450 patient instruction sheets, reflecting the latest therapeutic information.
• A Windows® and Macintosh® compatible CD-ROM - now featuring Latin American Spanish and English instructions - lets you personalize or customize instruction sheets on your computer and print them out

BONUS CD-ROM offers customizable Instruction sheets!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781416000365
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
09/09/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
656
Product dimensions:
8.48(w) x 10.84(h) x 1.39(d)

Table of Contents

Medical Topics

- Abruptio Placentae
- Acne
- Acne Rosacea
- Addison’s Disease
- Adjustment Disorders
- Alcoholism
- Allergy, Food
- Alopecia Areata
- Alzheimer’s Disease
- Amebiasis
- Amenorrhea, Primary
- Amenorrhea, Secondary
- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
- Anal Fissure
- Anal Fistula
- Anaphylaxis
- Anemia During Pregnancy
- Anemia, Folic-Acid Deficiency
- Anemia, Hemolytic
- Anemia, Iron Deficiency
- Anemia, Pernicious
- Aneurysm
- Angina Pectoris
- Animal Bites
- Anorectal Abscess
- Anorexia Nervosa
- Anxiety
- Appendicitis
- Arthritis, Infectious
- Arthritis, Juvenile Rheumatoid
- Arthritis, Rheumatoid
- Asbestosis
- Asthma
- Atelectasis
- Atherosclerosis
- Athlete’s Foot
- Atrial Fibrillation
- Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
- Back Pain, Low
- Balanitis
- Baldness, Pattern
- Barotitis Media
- Bed-Wetting
- Bell’s Palsy
- Bipolar Disorder
- Bladder Infection, Female
- Bladder Infection, Male
- Bladder or Urethra Injury
- Bladder Tumor
- Blastomycosis
- Blepharitis
- Blood Poisoning
- Blood-Transfusion Reaction
- Boils
- Bone Fracture
- Botulism
- Brain or Epidural Abscess
- Brain Tumor
- Breast Abscess
- Breast Cancer
- Bronchiectasis
- Bronchiolitis
- Bronchitis, Acute
- Bronchitis, Chronic
- Brucellosis
- Buerger’s Disease
- Bulimia
- Bunion
- Burns
- Bursitis
- Calcium Imbalance
- Candidiasis of Skin
- Canker Sores
- Carcinoid Syndrome
- Cardiac Arrest
- Cardiomyopathy
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Cataract
- Celiac Disease
- Cellulitis
- Cerebral Palsy
- Cervical Cancer
- Cervical Dysplasia
- Cervical Erosion
- Cervical Polyps
- Cervical Spondylosis
- Cervicitis
- Chalazion
- Chickenpox
- Chlamydia Infection
- Cholecystitis or Cholangitis
- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
- Cirrhosis of the Liver
- Claudication
- Cold, Common
- Cold Sore
- Colic in Infants
- Colitis, Ulcerative
- Congestive Heart Failure
- Conjunctivitis
- Constipation
- Convulsion, Febrile
- Cor Pulmonale
- Corn or Callus
- Corneal Abrasion and Ulcer
- Coronary Artery Disease
- Costochondritis
- Crohn’s Disease
- Croup
- Cryptococcosis
- Cushing’s Syndrome
- Cystic Fibrosis
- Decompression Sickness
- Dehydration
- Dementia
- Depression
- Dermatitis, Atopic
- Dermatitis, Contact
- Dermatitis Herpetiformis
- Dermatitis, Seborrheic
- Diabetes Feet and Skin Problems
- Diabetes Hypoglycemia
- Diabetes Insipidus
- Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent
- Diabetes Mellitus, Non-Insulin Dependent
- Diaper Rash
- Diarrhea, Acute
- Diarrhea, Chronic, Non-Specific of Childhood
- Diphtheria
- Disk, Ruptured
- Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
- Diverticular Disease
- Domestic Violence
- Down syndrome
- Drowning, Near
- Drug Abuse and Addiction
- Drug Hypersensitivity
- Dumping Syndrome
- Dysentery, Bacillary
- Dyshidrosis
- Dysmenorrhea
- Dyspareunia
- Dysphagia
- Dysthymia
- Ear Infection, Middle
- Ear Infection, Outer
- Eardrum, Ruptured
- Earwax Blockage
- Ectopic Pregnancy
- Edtropion
- Eczema
- Emphysema
- Empyema
- Encephalitis, Viral
- Encopresis
- Endocarditis
- Endometrial Hyperplasia
- Endometriosis
- Entropion
- Epididymitis
- Epiglottitis
- Epilepsy
- Erythema Multiforme
- Erythema Nodosum
- Esophageal Stricture or Corrosive Esophagitis
- Esophagus Cancer
- Extradural Hemorrhage
- Eye Contusion or Laceration
- Eye, Foreign Body In
- Failure to Thrive
- Fainting
- Fecal Impaction
- Fertility Problems in Men
- Fertility Problems in Women
- Fever of Unknown Origin
- Fibrocystic Breast Disease
- Fibroid Tumors of the Uterus
- Fibrositis
- Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders
- Folliculitis, Bacterial
- Folliculitis, Fungal
- Food Poisoning
- Frostbite
- Gallstones
- Gangrene
- Gastric Erosion
- Gastritis
- Gastroenteritis
- Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
- Giardiasis
- Gilbert’s Disease
- Gingivitis
- Glaucoma, Chronic Open-Angle
- Glaucoma, Primary Closed-Angle
- Glomerulonephritis
- Gonorrhea
- Gout
- Granuloma Annulare
- Granuloma, Pyogenic
- Grief
- Guillain-Barré Syndrome
- Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
- Hay Fever
- Head Injury
- Headache, Cluster
- Headache, Migraine
- Headache, Tension or Vascular
- Hearing Impairment or Loss
- Heart Attack
- Heart Block
- Heart Rhythm Irregularity
- Heart Valve Disease
- Heartbeat, Rapid
- Heartburn
- Heartburn During Pregnancy
- Heatstroke or Heat Exhaustion
- Heel Spur
- Hemophilia
- Hemorrhoids
- Hepatitis Viral
- Hepatoma
- Hernia
- Herpangina
- Herpes, Genital
- Herpes Zoster
- Hiatal Hernia
- Hiccup
- Hidradenitis Suppurativa
- Hip Fracture
- Hirsutism
- Histoplasmosis
- HIV and AIDS
- Hives
- Hodgkin’s Disease
- Hyperaldosternonism
- Hyperemesis Gravidarum
- Hyperhidrosis
- Hyperlipidemia
- Hypernephroma
- Hyperparathyroidism
- Hypertension
- Hyperthyroidism
- Hyperventilation
- Hypochondriasis
- Hypoglycemia, Functional
- Hypoparathyroidism
- Hypothermia
- ID Reaction
- Idiopathic Hypertrophic Subaortic Stenosis
- Immunodeficiency Diseases
- Impetigo
- Impotence, Male Sexual
- Incontinence Functional
- Incontinence, Stress
- Incontinence, Urge
- Indigestion
- Influenza
- Insect Bites and Stings
- Insomnia
- Interstitial Cystitis
- Intussusception
- Iritis
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Kaposi’s Sarcoma
- Keloids
- Keratitis
- Keratoses, Seborrheic
- Keratosis, Actinic
- Keratosis Pilaris
- Kidney Infection, Acute
- Kidney Infection, Chronic
- Kidney, Polycystic
- Kidney Stones
- Labyrinthitis
- Lactose Intolerance
- Large-Intestine Cancer
- Large Intestine Polyp
- Larva Migrans, Cutaneous
- Laryngitis
- Larynx Cancer
- Lead poisoning
- Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease
- Legionnaire’s Disease
- Leukemia, Acute
- Leukemia, Chronic Lymphocytic
- Leukoplakia
- Lice
- Lichen Planus
- Lipomas
- Liver Cancer
- Lung Abscess
- Lung Cancer
- Lupus Erythematosus, Discoid
- Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic
- Lyme disease
- Lymphogranuloma Venereum
- Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin’s
- Malabsorption
- Malaria
- Marfan Syndrome
- Mastitis
- Measles
- Melanoma
- Meniere’s Disease
- Meningitis, Aseptic
- Meningitis, Bacterial
- Menopause
- Menorrhagia
- Mental Retardation
- Miscarriage
- Mitral Valve Prolapse
- Molluscum Contagiosum
- Mononucleosis
- Mornign Sickness During Pregnancy
- Motion Sickness
- Mouth or Tongue Tumor, Benign
- Multiple Myeloma
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Mumps
- Muscular Dystrophy
- Myasthenia Gravis
- Myocarditis
- Nails, Ringworm Infection Of
- Narcolepsy
- Nephrotic Syndrome
- Nevi, Dysplastic
- Nose Fracture
- Nosebleed
- Obesity
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
- Oral Cancer
- Osgood-Schlatter Disease
- Osteoarthritis
- Osteomyelitis
- Osteoporosis
- Otosclerosis
- Ovarian Cancer
- Ovarian Tumor, Benign
- Paget’s Disease of the Bone
- Pancreatic Cancer
- Pancreatitis
- Panic Disorder
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Paronychia
- Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
- Penis Cancer
- Pericarditis, Acute
- Periodontitis
- Peripheral Neuropathy
- Peritonitis
- Personality Disorders
- Pharyngitis
- Pheochromocytoma
- Phobias
- Pica
- Pilonidal Cyst
- Pinworms
- Pituitary Gland, Underactive
- Pituitary Tumor
- Pityriasis Alba
- Pityriasis Rosea
- Placenta Previa
- Pleurisy
- Pneumoconiosis
- Pneumonia, Bacterial
- Pneumonia, Mycoplasma
- Pneumonia, Pneumocystis Carinii
- Pneumonia, Viral
- Pneumothorax
- Polyarteritis Nodosa
- Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
- Polycythemia
- Polymyalgia Rheumatica or Temporal Arteritis
- Polymyositis and Dermatomyositis
- Porphyria
- Postpartum Depression
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Potassium Imbalance
- Preeclampsia and Eclampsia
- Premature Ejaculation
- Premature Labor
- Premenstrual Syndrome
- Priapism
- Prickly Heat
- Proctitis
- Prostate Cancer
- Prostate, Enclarged
- Prostatitis
- Pruritus Ani
- Pruritus Vulvae
- Pseudogout
- Pseudomembranous Enterocolitis
- Psittacosis
- Psoriasis
- Psoriatic Arthritis
- Puerperal Infection
- Pulmonary Edema
- Pulmonary Embolism
- Purpura, Allergic
- Pyloric Stenosis, Congenital
- Rabies
- Radiation Sickness
- Rape Crisis Syndrome
- Raynaud’s Disease and Phenomenon
- Rectal Prolapse
- Reiter’s Syndrome
- Renal Failure, Acute
- Renal Failure, Chronic
- Retinal Detachment
- Reye’s Syndrome
- RH Incompatibility
- Rheumatic Fever
- Ringworm
- Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
- Roseola Infantum
- Roundworms
- Rubella
- Salivary Gland Infection
- Salivary Gland Tumor
- Salmonella Infections
- Scabies
- Scarlet Fever
- Schizophrenia Disorders
- Scleroderma
- Scoliosis
- Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
- Sebaceous Cyst
- Sexual Dysfunction, Female
- Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
- Shock
- Shoulder, Frozen
- Sickle-Cell Anemia and Sickle-Cell Trait
- Silicosis
- Sinus Infection
- Sjögren’s Syndrome
- Skin Cancer, Basal Cell
- Skin Cancer, Squamous Cell
- Skin Lesions, Benign
- Sleep Apnea
- Sleep Disorders
- Smoking
- Snakebite
- Sodium Imbalance
- Sores, Pressure
- Spinal Cord Tumor
- Spondylitis, Ankylosing
- Sporotrichosis
- Sprains and Strains
- Stomach Cancer
- Stomatitis
- Strabismus
- Strep Throat
- Stress
- Stroke
- Stye
- Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
- Subconjunctival Hemorrhage
- Subdural Hemorrhage and Hematoma
- Substance Abuse and Addiction
- Sun Poisoning
- Sunburn
- Surgical Wound Infection
- Syphilis
- Tapeworm
- Tay-Sachs Disease
- Tear Duct Infection or Blockage
- Teething
- Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome
- Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
- Tennis Elbow
- Testes, Undescended
- Testicular Torsion
- Testicular Cancer
- Tetanus
- Thoracic-Outlet-Obstruction Syndrome
- Thrombocytopenia
- Thrombophlebitis, Superficial
- Thrombosis, Deep Vein
- Thrombosis and Embolus, Arterial
- Thrush
- Thumb Sucking
- Thyroid Nodule
- Thyroiditis
- Tinea Cruris
- Tinea Versicolor
- Tinnitus
- Toenail, Ingrown
- Tongue Inflammation
- Tonsillitis
- Tooth Grinding
- Torticollis
- Toxemia of Pregnancy
- Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS)
- Toxoplasmosis
- Transient Ischemic Attack
- Trench Mouth
- Trichinosis
- Trigeminal Neuralgia
- Tuberculosis (TB)
- Typhoid Fever
- Ulcer, Peptic
- Urethritis
- Uterine Bleeding, Dysfunctional
- Uterine Bleeding, Postmenopausal
- Uterine Cancer
- Uterine Prolapse
- Vagina or Vulva, Cancer of
- Vaginismus
- Vaginitis, Bacterial
- Vaginitis, Candidal
- Vaginitis, Monilial
- Vaginitis, Postmenopausal
- Vaginitis, Trichomonal
- Valley Fever
- Varicose Veins
- Vitiligo
- Vocal Cord Nodules
- Vulvovaginitis Before Puberty
- Warts
- Warts, Venereal
- Whiplash
- Whooping Cough
- Wilms’ Tumor
- Winter Itch
- Zinc Deficiency

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