The goal of Vignettes in Patient Safety is to illustrate and
discuss, in a clinically relevant format, examples in which evidence-based
approaches to patient care, using established methodologies to develop highly
functional multidisciplinary teams, can help foster an institutional culture of
patient safety and high-quality care delivery.
Author(s): Michael S. Firstenberg and Stanislaw
This note covers
the following topics: Approach to Patient with Fever and Rash, Description of
Rash, Associated Signs and Symptoms, Exposures, Toxic Shock Syndrome, Measles ,
MMR recommendations for travelers, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, Scarlet Fever, Hand
Foot and Mouth.
This note emphasizes the biology of
malaria parasites and factors affecting their transmission to humans by
anopheline vectors. Topics include host-parasite-vector relationships;
diagnostics; parasite biology; vector biology; epidemiology; host immunity; risk
factors associated with infection, human behavior, chemotherapy, and drug
resistances; anti-vector measures; vaccine development; and management and
Shiff, Nirbhay Kumar and David Sullivan
To indicate the practical usefulness of psychotherapeutic principles in their
application to the work of the general practitioner is the object of this book.
The author simply states his experiences in support of his conviction of the
broad scope and usefulness of psychotherapeutic procedures, and endeavors to
show how their application is upheld by the theories advanced by the leaders of
the present-day conception of psychotherapeutic principles, and describes the
technic of their application.
This note explains the following
topics: Breast Exam, History of Present, The Rest of the History, Review of
Systems, Illness Male Genital or Rectal Exam, The Oral Presentation, The Upper
Extremities, Outpatient Clinics, The Lower Extremities, Inpatient Medicine,
Vital Signs, Musculo-Skeletal Exam, The Eye Exam, The Mental Status Exam, Head
and Neck Exam, The Neurological Exam, The Lung Exam, Cardiovascular Exam and
Commonly Used Abbreviations.