Each chapter is designed to describe a different stage in the process and to support you throughout your journey. The entire book is written through a collaboration of 70+ medical students from all 17 medical schools across Canada.
This book is written in a manner to walk you through the steps necessary to get into medical school, including: 1. Deciding if medicine is right for you 2. What you need to do in your undergraduate studies 3. What’s needed for the application 4. What to consider when accepting an offer of admission.
Contents: Part 1: Foundations 1. Dysphagia unplugged Part 2: Dysphagia in adults 2. Normal swallowing in adults 3. Adult neurologic disorders 4. Dysphagia & head & neck cancer 5. Esophageal disorders 6. Respiratory and iatrogenic disorders 7. Clinical evaluation of adults 8. Imaging swallowing examinations: videofluoroscopy & endoscopy 9. Treatment considerations, options & decisions 10. Treatment for adults 11. Ethical considerations. Part 3: Dysphagia in infants and children 12. Typical feeding and swallowing development in infants and children 13. Disorders affecting feeding and swallowing 14. Evaluating feeding and swallowing 15. Treatment of feeding and swallowing difficulties
Contents: Unit I. Foundations for medical-surgical nursing II. Principles of emergency care and disaster preparedness III. Interprofesional collaboration for patients with problems of fluid, electrolyte and acid-base balance IV. Perioperative patients V. Patients with problems of immunity VI. Patients with problems of the skin, hair and nails VII. Patients with problems of the respiratory system VIII. Patients with problems of the cardiovascular system IX. Patients with problems of the hematologic system X. Patients with problems of the nervous system XI. Patients with problems of the sensory system XII. Patients with problems of the musculoskeletal system XIII. Problems of the gastrointestinal system XIV. Patients with problems of the endocrine system XV. Patients with problems of the renal / urinary system. XVI. Patients with problems of the reproductive system.
Contents: Introduction; Professional Practice Committee ; Summary of Revisions; Position Statements: 1. Improving Care and Promoting Health in Populations 2. Classification and Diagnosis of Diabetes 3. Prevention or Delay of Type 2 Diabetes 4. Comprehensive Medical Evaluation and Assessment of Comorbidities 5. Facilitating Behavior Change and Well-being to Improve Health Outcomes 6. Glycemic Targets 7. Diabetes Technology 8. Obesity Management for the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes 9. Pharmacologic Approaches to Glycemic Treatment 10. Cardiovascular Disease and Risk Management 11. Microvascular Complications and Foot Care 12. Older Adults 13. Children and Adolescents 14. Management of Diabetes in Pregnancy 15. Diabetes Care in the Hospital 16. Diabetes Advocacy.
1. Introduction 2. Methods 3. Definition, Classification and Diagnosis of Diabetes, Prediabetes and Metabolic Syndrome 4. Screening for Diabetes in Adults 5. Reducing the Risk of Developing Diabetes 6. Organization of Diabetes Care 7. Self-Management Education and Support 8. Targets for Glycemic Control 9. Monitoring Glycemic Control 10. Physical Activity and Diabetes 11. Nutrition Therapy 12. Glycemic Management in Adults with Type 1 Diabetes 13. Pharmacologic Glycemic Management of Type 2 Diabetes in Adults 14. Hypoglycemia 15. Hyperglycemic Emergencies in Adults 16. In-hospital Management of Diabetes 17. Weight Management in Diabetes 18. Diabetes and Mental Health 19. Influenza, Pneumococcal, Hepatitis B and Herpes Zoster Vaccinations 20. Diabetes & Transplantation 21. Diabetes & Driving 22. Complementary & Alternative Medicine for Diabetes 23. Cardiovascular Protection in People with Diabetes 24. Screening for Presence of Cardiovascular Disease 25. Dyslipidemia 26. Treatment for Hypertension 27. Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes 28. Treatment of Diabetes in People with Heart Failure 29. Chronic Kidney Disease in Diabetes 30. Retinopathy 31. Neuropathy 32. Foot Care 33. Sexual Dysfunction and Hypogonadism in Men with Diabetes 34. Type 1 Diabetes in Children and Adolescents 35. Type 2 Diabetes in Children and Adolescents 36. Diabetes and Pregnancy 37. Diabetes in Older People 38. Type 2 Diabetes and Indigenous Peoples
Cite as: Diabetes Canada Clinical Practice Guidelines Expert Committee. Diabetes Canada 2018 Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Diabetes in Canada. Can J Diabetes. 2018;42(Suppl 1):S1-S325.