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Discription: Part of the acclaimed McGraw-Hill Education Specialty Board Review series, this well-illustrated review is essential for pulmonary medicine physicians preparing for board certification or recertification. The coverage mirrors the board exam outline of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), focusing specifically on the most commonly tested topics in obstructive lung disease, critical care, diffuse parenchymal lung disease, sleep medicine, infections, and neoplasms.

Offering more illustrations than similar reviews, Pulmonary Disease Examination and Board Review delivers authoritative coverage of the key concepts tested on the certification exam, including: making a diagnosis, test ordering and interpretation, treatment recommendations, understanding epidemiologic studies, understanding pathophysiology, and applying basic science knowledge to clinical situations.

  • Case-based presentation mirrors the exam format
  • Includes numerous high-quality images, including: x-rays, CT scans, and electrocardiograms
  • Excellent as clinical refresher in pulmonary medicine

Discription: Get the essential tools you need to make an accurate diagnosis with Nuclear Medicine: The Requisites! The newest edition of his bestselling volume by Drs. Harvey Ziessman, Janis O'Malley, and James Thrall delivers the conceptual, factual, and interpretive information you need for effective clinical practice in nuclear medicine imaging, as well as for certification and recertification review.

  • Prepare for the written board exam and for clinical practice with critical information on nuclear medicine physics, detection and instrumentation, SPECT and PET imaging, and clinical nuclear medicine imaging.
  • Get the best results from today's most technologically advanced approaches, including hybrid imaging, PET/CT, and SPECT/CT, as well as recent developments in instrumentation, radiopharmaceuticals, and molecular imaging.
  • Clearly visualize the findings you're likely to see in practice and on exams with nearly 200 vibrant new full-color images.
  • Access the fully searchable text and downloadable images online at www.expertconsult.com.

Discription: The latest edition of the acclaimed, comprehensive postgraduate textbook in paediatric emergency medicine, giving clear and concise coverage of all the major topics that present in this field. A standard text for trainees and residents but also an invaluable, up-to-date resource for all those involved in the provision of emergency care to children.

Discription: Rang & Dale's Pharmacology provides you with all the knowledge you need to get through your pharmacology course and beyond. Drs. Humphrey P. Rang, Maureen M. Dale, James M. Ritter, Rod Flower, and Graeme Henderson present a clear and accessible approach to the analysis of therapeutic agents at the cellular and molecular level through detailed diagrams, full-color illustrations, and pedagogical features. Plus, USMLE-style review questions and additional learning tools online at studentconsult.com make this the perfect resource to turn to for a full understanding of key concepts in pharmacology.

Discription: Textbook of Pediatric Hematology & Hemato-Oncology is a highly illustrated, comprehensive guide to diseases and cancers of the blood in paediatrics. Fifty chapters by internationally recognised paediatric haematologists and haemato-oncologists are grouped into seven sections, covering physiology, neonatal haematology, red blood cell and white blood cell disorders, bleeding disorders, transfusion medicine, haemato-oncology and other general topics. The haemato-oncology section covers cancers of the blood and includes lymphoblastic leukaemia, myeloid leukaemia (chronic and acute), juvenile myelomonocytic leukaemia, and bone marrow transplantation. The final 'general' section features discussion on gene therapy, monoclonal antibodies and biological response modifiers. Each chapter is peer-reviewed, with a list of references ensuring authoritative content, and the book is further enhanced by nearly 200 images and illustrations. Textbook of Pediatric Hematology & Hemato-Oncology is an indispensable resource for paediatricians, practitioners and trainees. Key Points * Comprehensive guide to paediatric diseases and cancers of the blood *50 peer reviewed chapters with references *198 images and illustrations

Discription: This new edition has been fully revised to provide the most up to date information in the field of immunology. Beginning with a brief history of the subject, the following chapters cover all aspects of immunology, from basic immunity and antigens, to immunodeficiency disorders including HIV, tumour immunology, and transplantation immunology. This concise second edition is highly illustrated with detailed graphics, colour diagrams, charts and tables, and each chapter features study questions and suggestions for further reading. Key points * Fully revised, second edition, providing latest information on complete field of immunology * Highly illustrated with graphics, diagrams, charts and tables * Study questions and further reading suggestions included in each chapter * Previous edition published in 2007

Discription:  The Comprehensive Atlas of 3D Echocardiography takes full advantage of today’s innovative multimedia technology. To help the reader understand the unique dynamic nature of a comprehensive 3D echocardiographic examination, the printed pages are supplemented with a companion website; this Atlas introduces the use of anatomy specimens, videos, unique imaging windows, and novel displays obtained with cropping tools.  This approach offers a clear picture of how the diagnostic and monitoring capabilities of 3D echocardiography can benefit patients with a wide range of cardiovascular pathology, including congenital heart disease.

By showing a large number and variety of case studies, this Atlas demonstrates how 3D echocardiography can greatly enhance the diagnosis and clinical decision-making, especially when compared to two-dimensional techniques.


Whether you’re a Cardiologist, Sonographer, Anesthesiologist, Intensivist, Cardiac Surgeon, Researcher or any other Cardiovascular Medicine Professional, you’ll find this new Comprehensive Atlas of 3D Echocardiography is a must have reference book.
 

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• Companion website includes more than 350 videos and 400 still images

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• Emphasizes real-time 3D TEE technology

• Comparisons with anatomic specimens and 2D echocardiographic images provided, where helpful, to aid in the understanding of how 3D     views and measurements relate to standard 2D techniques

Discription: This book provides high quality and challenging case histories aimed at candidates preparing for the MRCP examination. It is designed in particular for the written element of Part 2, adopting the extended grey case style of the new format examination in which cases can each feature some or all of the following elements: case histories, data interpretation, picture testing. The book will be useful both as a revision guide and an aid to further study. All questions are presented in the form of 'best of five', 'pick 'n' from many' and 'multiple matching'. In-depth explanations are provided to accompany all answers. New to this second edition is the introduction of full colour sections, ensuring that the illustrated cases mimic exactly those questions that the candidate will encounter in the exam setting.

Discription: This succinct, expert authored guide clearly, systematically reviews more than 100 of the most common and challenging skin disorders. Featuring an easy-to-follow, full-color presentation, it clarifies diagnosis and treatment, giving you a solid grasp of the latest clinical protocols.

Highlights:

  • More than 250 full-color illustrations
  • Cohesive three section organization:
    Section 1 reviews the principles of diagnosis and management as well as office-based procedures
    Section 2 covers common and critical dermatologic conditions
    Section 3 teaches the differential diagnosis of skin diseases in specific body regions based on morphology and other clinical findings
  • Includes access to online learning center where videos of the skin exam and office procedures as well as lectures and additional images increase your understanding
  • Consistent presentation for disease-based chapters provides a cohesive framework for understanding the material
  • Evidence-based reviews and international guidelines
  • Learning aids throughout the book include text boxes, concept clarifying figures and photographs, and insightful clinical “Pearls” and “Pitfalls”

Discription: This text offers medical students a case-based approach to learning the mechanisms of renal disease. Each chapter covers a disease, beginning with a patient case and followed by a discussion of the pathophysiology of the disease. Issues of differential diagnosis and therapy are linked to pathophysiologic mechanisms. Short questions interspersed throughout the text require students to apply their knowledge. Detailed answers to the questions are included.

 

New to this edition:
  • Full-color artwork and design
  • New color photomicrographs of clinical conditions
  • Additional end-of-chapter summaries
  • Up-to-date information based on new medical findings

Discription: Help each student think like a nurse using a clear, consistent approach
Consistency and accessibility are essential to student success in the Fundamentals of Nursing course. With its clear, approachable, writing style, Kozier & Erb’s Fundamentals of Nursing sets the foundation for nursing excellence. Coverage of the key concepts of contemporary nursing, as well as the latest nursing evidence, standards, and competencies, helps prepare readers to become effective nurses. To help students develop their clinical-reasoning abilities, new QSEN features draw connections to actual nursing practice. All basic and fundamental skills for the registered nurse are described within the nursing process. Students will learn to think like nurses as they see how the material they are reading is applied in nursing practice.

Also available with MyNursingLab®
This title is also available with MyNursingLab—an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to engage students in the Fundamentals of Nursing course and improve results. Its guided learning path is proven to help students think like a nurse as they move beyond memorization to true understanding through application.

NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyNursingLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyNursingLab, search the Pearson website.

MyNursingLab should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyNursingLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.

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Because the Berman textbook and Skills books are written by the same author team, fundamentals students experience a seamless presentation, style, and experience throughout. Contact your Pearson representative to package Kozier & Erb’s Fundamentals of Nursing, Tenth Edition with the authors’ Skills in Clinical Nursing, Eighth Edition ISBN: 013399743X.

Discription: Seeing is believing with the Atlas of Normal Roentgen Variants That May Simulate Disease, edited by the late Theodore Keats and Mark W. Anderson. Now streamlined into a more concise, portable print format, with a wealth of additional content online, this medical reference book's thousands of images capture the roentgenographic presentation of a full range of normal variants and pseudo-lesions that may resemble pathologic conditions, helping you avoid false positives. You'd be hard pressed to find a comparable image collection in any one place online.

Discription:  The book follows a pattern of showing a case with description and almost complete information about that specific topic and follows with an extra or couple extra cases of the same topic to reinforce the acquired knowledge. Really nice idea, works great for me, clear explanations, good quality pictures. Wont part with this book.

Discription: The 5 Minute Pediatric Consult provides immediate, practical advice on problems seen in infants, children, and adolescents. More than 450 diseases and conditions are covered in the fast-access two-page outline format that makes The 5-Minute Consult Series titles so popular among busy clinicians. Other features include a Chief Complaints section addressing the workup and treatment of 50 signs and symptoms, plus a medication index, syndromes glossary, surgical glossary, laboratory values, and tables all for quick reference saving you time and helping to treat your patients more efficiently.


In this sixth edition, the 5 Minute Pediatric Consult also offers free 30 day access to the 5minuteconsult Pediatric website -- a clinical decision support tool -- that can be accessed by the health care providers to address questions on-the-go via website or mobile.

New Features:
  • New topics for this edition include: Amenorrhea, Asberger Syndrome, Dental Trauma, Head banging, Mental Retardation, Narcolepsy, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Separation Anxiety and  Social Anxiety
  • Free 30 Day Access to the 5minuteconsult Pediatric Website Includes - 
    • More than 450 diseases and conditions to support your patient care decisions
    • Patient education handouts from AAP to help educate your patients
    • Hundreds of Images from Chung's "Visual Diagnosis and Treatment in Pediatrics" and other reputable sources to provide you with quick  visual guidance
    • Immunization schedules and charts at your fingertips to save you time from searching 
    • Content is optimized for handheld devices so you have access to the content anytime, anywhere
    • Updates to content made on a regular basis to keep you abreast of the latest content

    Visit 5minuteconsult.com and click on the "go to pediatric consult tab" to learn more about your free access and begin using today!

Discription: Updated to reflect the newest changes in genetics, Thompson & Thompson's Genetics in Medicine returns as one of the most favored texts in this fascinating and rapidly evolving field. By integrating the classic principles of human genetics with modern molecular genetics, this medical reference book utilizes a variety of learning tools to help you understand a wide range of genetic disorders.

  • Acquire the state-of-the-art knowledge you need on the latest advances in molecular diagnostics, the Human Genome Project, pharmacogenetics, and bio-informatics.
  • Better understand the relationship between basic genetics and clinical medicine with a variety of clinical case studies. 
  • Recognize a wide range of genetic disorders with visual guidance from more than 240 dynamic illustrations and high-quality photos.
  • Immerse yourself in updated graphics, full-color text, illustrations, line diagrams, and clinical photos of genetic diseases.
  • Explore the latest genetic content available in order to remain up to date on the most current trends in the field.
  • Take advantage of a double-page clinical case study section that demonstrates and reinforces general principles of disease inheritance, pathogenesis, diagnosis, management, and counseling.
  • Enhance your critical thinking skills and better retain information. Each chapter ends with up to 5 quick genetic "problems" related to what has just been reviewed, with answers provided in the back of the book.
  • Student Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices. You'll also access USMLE-style and multiple choice questions

Discription:  This 8th Edition of Moss and Adams' Heart Disease in Infants, Children, and Adolescents: Including the Fetus and Young Adult, provides updated and useful information from leading experts in pediatric cardiology. Added chapters and a companion web site that includes the full text with bonus question and answer sections make this Moss and Adams’ edition a valuable resource for those who care for infants, children, adolescents, young adults, and fetuses with heart disease.

Features:

  • Access to online questions similar to those on the pediatric cardiology board examination to prepare you for certification or recertification
  • Leading international experts provide state-of-the-art diagnostic and interventional techniques to keep you abreast of the latest advances in treatment of young patients
  • Chapters on quality of life, quality and safety, pharmacology, and research design add to this well-respected text

Discription: Includes nearly 2,500 case-based questions and answer rationales, newly updated to reflect the most current developments in practice.

  • Chapter Summaries offer a quick review of the concepts—great for last-minute exam preparation.
  • Open-ended Clinical Case Management Problems in each chapter provide additional opportunities for articulating your understanding of key topics.
  • Features the most current information on concussion management, palliative care, pain management, and more.
  • Allows you to earn up to 75 CME Credits online through Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

Discription: Local and Regional Flaps in Head & Neck Reconstruction: A Practical Approach provides comprehensive, step–by–step instruction for flap raising and insetting for the head and neck region. Ideal for oral and maxillofacial surgeons, facial plastic surgeons, and head and neck surgeons, the book serves as a useful guide to planning reconstructive cases and an easily accessible reference prior to operation.

Local and Regional Flaps in Head & Neck Reconstruction
is logically organized into 24 chapters, each focusing on a local or regional flap, or a special site reconstruction. Chapters focused on a particular flap will begin with a detailed description of the relevant anatomy and discuss potential applications of the flap before moving into a detailed step–by–step description of how to elevated and transfer the flap to the defect site. Potential complications will also be addressed.

Well–illustrated with more than 800 clinical photographs and with a website featuring surgical procedures, this book is an ideal reference for those new to practice and experts alike.

Discription: Part of the Essential Emergency Medicine Series, this book offers emergency department staff a one-stop shop for information about all aspects of imaging.  With the demand for cost-effective treatment, and the plethora of imaging options, the emergency physician needs to know which test will provide the best information with the least impact on the patient.  The authors present information in a systematic, user-friendly approach.  Beginning with the suspected diagnosis, the clinician reviews a brief overview of the condition, usual findings, and possible lab tests. "Bedside Pearls" reflect usual findings; classic images with more pearls about the specific technique follow.  Each chapter ends with the advantages and disadvantages of the various imaging modalities.

Discription: Acclaimed for its clear, friendly style, excellent illustrations, leading author team, and compelling theme of exploration, Neuroscience: Exploring the Brain, 4e takes a fresh, contemporary approach to the study of neuroscience, emphasizing the biological basis of behavior. The authors’ passion for the dynamic field of neuroscience is evident on every page, engaging students and helping them master the material.
 
In just a few years, the field of neuroscience has been transformed by exciting new technologies and an explosion of knowledge about the brain.  The human genome has been sequenced, sophisticated new methods have been developed for genetic engineering, and new methods have been introduced to enable visualization and stimulation of specific types of nerve cells and connections in the brain.  The new Fourth Edition has been fully updated to reflect these and other rapid advances in the field, while honoring its commitment to be student-friendly with striking new illustrations, additional animations, and an unparalleled array of online resources.

Description: Structural and functional abnormalities of arteries and veins manifest clinically in a broad spectrum of disorders, including aneurysmal disease, atherosclerosis, vasculitis, venous insufficiency, microvascular complications, thrombo-embolism and lower limb ulceration. Many of these are common and/or chronic conditions which present for initial assessment by primary health care workers. This new edition is a practical guide to the most commonly presenting disorders, and provides a structured approach to clinical assessment, investigations and management. The last few years have seen major changes in the use of non-invasive or minimally-invasive techniques, e.g wider use of CT and MR angiography, and increasing use of percutaneous interventions for carotid, lower limb and reno-vascular disease. The ABC of Arterial and Venous Disease (Second Edition) explains the underlying technology and the applications of new minimally-invasive methods, especially CT and MRI, and provides an up-dated, evidence-based guide to the modern day management of patients with common, life-threatening diseases involving different parts of the circulation. This authoritative, full-colour, illustrated ABC is an ideal reference for the primary care, non-specialist practitioner to base effective management and prevention programmes.

Description: What Every Pathologist Needs to Know About Technical Immunohistochemistry.

Description: The brand new author team of Prescott, Harley and Klein's Microbiology continues the tradition of past editions by providing a balanced, comprehensive introduction to all major areas of microbiology. Because of this balance, the Seventh Edition of Microbiology is appropriate for microbiology majors and mixed majors courses. The new authors have focused on readability, artwork, and the integration of several key themes (including evolution, ecology and diversity) throughout the text, making an already superior text even better.

Description: THE CLINICAL USE OF BLOOD HANDBOOK provides a handy guide to the appropriate use of blood and blood products for prescribers of blood at all levels of the healthcare system. It is designed to provide a quick reference to transfusion, particularly when an urgent clinical decision is required. It summarizes key information from a more extensive module of learning material: The clinical Use of Blood Manual. The handbook introduces the principles of the appropriate use of blood and blood products and outlines the characteristics and indications for use of intravenous replacement fluids, whole blood, blood components and plasma derivatives. It provides a detailed guide to clinical transfusion procedures and the recognition and management of transfusion reactions. Comprehensive guidance is given on transfusion and alternatives to transfusion in the areas of general medicine, obstetrics, paediatrics and neonatology, surgery and anaesthesia, trauma and acute surgery, and burns. Key points, tables and algorithms are highlighted for easy reference and a comprehensive index is included.

Description: Immunoassays is the first practical volume designed to help any biologist develop an immunoassay of any common format for any suitable analyte. The basic principles are described and the choices of assay types and formats listed. Methods for raising and for characterizing antibodies, for preparing radioactive, enzymatic, fluorescent and other labels, are described. Solid-phase reagents, standards and immunogens are explained, with procedures for their preparation. But most components can be obtained commercially and comprehensive lists of suppliers are given. Approaches to combining the reagents and optimizing the required assay are described, including how to eliminate common interferences, and thorough validation procedures are given. Manual and computer methods for the calculation of concentrations are explained. Since only assays that are within control give valid results, a graded and comprehensive approach to internal and external quality assurance methods is detailed, including how to prepare control samples.

Description: REAL-LIFE CASES FOR THE SURGERY CLERKSHIP You need exposure to high-yield cases to excel in the surgery clerkship and on the shelf exam. Case Files: Surgery presents 56 real-life cases that illustrate essential concepts in surgery. Each case includes a complete discussion, clinical pearls, references, definitions of key terms, and USMLE-style review questions. With this system, you'll learn in the context of real patients, rather then merely memorize facts. 56 high-yield cases, each with USMLE-style questions, help you master core competencies to excel on the clerkship and ace the shelf exam Clinical pearls highlight key concepts Primer teaches you how to approach clinical problems Proven learning system maximizes your shelf exam scores

Description: This revised fifth edition is an excellent pathology review for students preparing for the USMLE Step 1 and course examinations. Written in the popular Board Review Series outline format, this text covers general and basic pathology, major concepts of disease processes, and systemic pathology that surveys the principal disorders of each organ system through concise descriptions and full-color illustrations. USMLE-style questions at the end of each chapter emphasize board-relevant information and allow for self-testing to confirm strengths and uncover areas of weakness. Plus, the comprehensive exam at the end of the book is a great prep tool for the actual exam!

Description: Monoclonal Antibodies: A Practical Approach covers the preparation, testing, derivation, and applications of monoclonal antibodies. New immunological techniques incorporating tried and tested methodologies are described, making the book of interest to established and inexperienced immunologists. Both the standard somatic hybridization technique and recombinant techniques, including the use of phage libraries, for the preparation of rodent and human monoclonal antibodies are described. Protocols for both the small and large scale production are detailed, as well as purification and labelling (with both radioisotopes and non-radioisotopes) methods. The applications of monoclonal antibodies in immunoblotting, enzyme linked immunoassays, immunofluorescence, and FACS analysis are all covered in detail. Finally protocols are given for the use of monoclonal antibodies in rheumatoid arthritis, tissue typing, detecting DNA modified during chemotherapy, and in the clinical analysis of transplantation samples for malignancy. This book will therefore be an invaluable laboratory companion to anyone using monoclonal antibodies in their research.

Description: Biomedical scientists are the foundation of modern healthcare, from cancer screening to diagnosing HIV, from blood transfusion for surgery to food poisoning and infection control. Without biomedical scientists, the diagnosis of disease, the evaluation of the effectiveness of treatment, and research into the causes and cures of disease would not be possible. The Fundamentals of Biomedical Science series is written to reflect the challenges of practicing biomedical science today. It draws together essential basic science with insights into laboratory practice to show how an understanding of the biology of disease is coupled to the analytical approaches that lead to diagnosis. Assuming only a minimum of prior knowledge, the series reviews the full range of disciplines to which a Biomedical Scientist may be exposed - from microbiology to cytopathology to transfusion science. Alongside volumes exploring specific biomedical themes and related laboratory diagnosis, an overarching Biomedical Science Practice volume gives a grounding in the professional and experimental skills with which any Biomedical Scientist must be equipped.

Description: Flow cytometry is a complex field that draws people from diverse scientific backgrounds. Whether you’re an immunologist or aquatic ecologist, researcher or clinician, we hope this guidebook will help you in your journey of discovering the powerful technology and applications of flow cytometry.

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