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Atlas of Oral Microbiology: From Healthy Microflora to Disease 1st Edition

Atlas of Oral Microbiology: From Healthy Microflora to Disease 1st Edition

Atlas of Oral Microbiology provides a complete description of the oral microbial systems, illustrating them with a large variety of bacteria culture images and electron microscopy photos. This work is by far the most thorough and best illustrated oral microbiology atlas available. In addition, it also describes in detail a variety of experimental techniques, including microbiological isolation, culture and identification.

This valuable reference book, with its strong practical function, will serve a broad audience, and meet the needs of researchers, clinicians, teachers and students who major in biology, microbiology, immunology and infectious diseases. This monograph will also facilitate teaching and international academic exchange.

  • Brings together interdisciplinary research on microbiology, oral biology and infectious diseases
  • Collects a large number of oral microbial pictures, providing the most abundantly illustrated oral microbiology atlas available
  • Describes in detail, a variety of experimental techniques, including microbiological isolation, culture and identification
  • Provides a complete update of already existing information, as well as the latest views on oral manifestations of infections

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The MD Anderson Surgical Oncology Handbook 6th Edition

The MD Anderson Surgical Oncology Handbook 6th Edition

Selected as a Doody’s Core Title for 2022!

The sixth edition of the 
MD Anderson Surgical Oncology Handbook focuses on multidisciplinary, cooperative approaches to issues confronting the surgical oncologist. Organized by disease and in full color for the first time, this volume is comprehensive yet concise, and takes into account all of the oncologic issues you need to consider in order to fully understand each disease and its relevant treatments.

  • Written by current and former MD Anderson surgical oncology fellows.
  • Each disease- or system-specific chapter covers epidemiology, pathology, staging, diagnosis, clinical presentation, surgical treatment and targeted therapies, and more.
  • Includes a new chapter on peritoneal malignancies and is updated with the latest staging and protocols.
  • Ideal for surgical residents, medical students facing a surgical/oncology rotation, and practicing surgeons.

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Clinical Arrhythmology and Electrophysiology: A Companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease 3rd Edition

Clinical Arrhythmology and Electrophysiology: A Companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease 3rd Edition

Part of the highly regarded Braunwald’s family of cardiology references, Clinical Arrhythmology and Electrophysiology, 3rd Edition, offers complete coverage of the latest diagnosis and management options for patients with arrhythmias. Expanded clinical content, clear illustrations, and dynamic videos keep you fully abreast of current technologies, new syndromes and diagnostic procedures, new information on molecular genetics, advances in ablation, and much more.

  • Key topics such as inherited channelopathies; atrial fibrillation; ventricular tachycardia; hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy, and congenital heart disease.

  • Dozens of videos depicting key mapping techniques, and fluoroscopy images illustrating techniques for electrophysiologic catheter positioning, atrial septal puncture, and pericardial access, cryoablation, and left atrial appendage exclusion procedures.

  • Grounds clinical techniques in basic science for managing complex patients.
  • Consistent organization, showing every arrhythmia in a similar manner for quick reference.
  • New management options with increased clinical content.

  • Expert 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.

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Chest Imaging Case Atlas 2nd Edition

Chest Imaging Case Atlas 2nd Edition

A comprehensive atlas covering the breadth and depth of chest imaging

Written by renowned experts in chest imaging, Chest Imaging Case Atlas, Second Edition enables radiology residents, fellows, and practitioners to hone their diagnostic skills by teaching them how to interpret a large number of radiologic cases. This atlas contains over 200 cases on conditions ranging from Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma to Wegener Granulomatosis. Each case is supported by a discussion of the disease, its underlying pathology, typical and unusual imaging findings, management, and prognosis, providing a comprehensive overview of each disorder.

Special Features of the Second Edition:

  • Over 1500 high-quality images demonstrating normal and pathologic findings and their variations
  • More multiplanar, CT angiographic (CTA), MRI, and 3D imaging is incorporated into the text, helping readers stay current with this rapidly changing technology
  • 40 new cases and updated images in cases from the previous edition
  • A new post-thoracotomy chest section addresses normal post-operative findings and complications associated with common thoracic interventional procedures
  • The neoplastic diseases section includes the new TNM staging system for lung cancer
  • The adult cardiovascular disease section now contains a discussion on univentricular and biventricular or end-stage heart failure including various ventricular assist devices and the Total Artificial Heart, their imaging features, and complications associated with their use
  • The diffuse lung disease section has been expanded to include an approach to HRCT interpretation
  • Case discussions are based on up-to-datereviews of current literature as well as classic landmark articles
  • Pearls are provided to describe the features that may strongly support a specific diagnosis, enabling readers to sharpen their clinical diagnostic skills

This book is an invaluable illustrated reference that all physicians in radiology and chest imaging in particular, including pulmonary medicine physicians and thoracic surgeons, should have on their bookshelf.

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Color Atlas of Pathophysiology 3rd Edition

Color Atlas of Pathophysiology 3rd Edition

Understanding pathophysiology is the first step toward clinical medicine. This book presents the most important mechanisms of how disease develops in nearly 200 vivid color plates accompanied by clear text. Every double page, with text on the left and pictures on the right, gives a rapid and complete overview of its topic.

The contents are organized systematically and a color-coded thumb index makes it easy to navigate through the book. Where necessary for clarity, the basics of physiology are explained again.

Numerous clinical references illustrate the links between theory and practice. The pocket atlas has been fully revised and updated for the third edition. It now includes detailed information about malaria, energy metabolism, eating disorders, and obesity. Color Atlas of Pathophysiology is the ideal supplement to Color Atlas of Physiology!

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Strauss and Mayer’s Emergency Department Management 1st Edition

Strauss and Mayer’s Emergency Department Management 1st Edition

A Comprehensive, Practical Text on Effectively Running an Emergency Department

Emergency Department Management is a real-world, pragmatic guide designed to help emergency department managers efficiently handle the many complex issues that arise in this challenging clinical environment. Written by professionals who have spent their entire careers in the service of emergency department patients, this unique text delivers practical solutions to virtually any problem that may arise in running an emergency department or acute care center.

COMPLETE, EXPERT COVERAGE OF EVERY IMPORTANT MANAGEMENT TOPIC, INCLUDING:

  • Leadership Principles
  • Operations
  • Informatics
  • Quality and Service
  • Finance
  • Reimbursement
  • Contracts
  • Legal and Regulatory Issues
  • Malpractice
  • Human Resources

    Emergency Department Management offers the guidance and expertise required to deliver consistent, rapid, high-quality care. It is the single-best resource available to help you navigate the leadership challenges that arise daily in the emergency department.

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Kill or Cure: An Illustrated History of Medicine

Kill or Cure: An Illustrated History of Medicine

Telling the compelling stories behind mankind’s never-ending quest to cure every disease, Kill or Cure uses an all-new format — a text-rich narrative combined with DK’s beautiful visual design — to trace the extraordinary history of medicine.

Beginning with early healers, chance discoveries, technological advancement, and “wonder” drugs, and using panels, timelines, and thematic spreads, Kill or Cure highlights information about human anatomy, surgical instruments, and medical breakthroughs while telling the dramatic tale of medical progress. Diaries, notebooks, and other first-person accounts tell the fascinating stories from the perspective of people who witnessed medical history firsthand.

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ABC of Emergency Radiology (ABC Series) 3rd Edition

ABC of Emergency Radiology (ABC Series) 3rd Edition

Rapid acquisition and interpretation of radiographs, portable ultrasound (US) and computed tomography (CT) are now the mainstay of initial successful management of sick and traumatized patients presenting to Accident and Emergency Departments.

The ABC of Emergency Radiology is a simple and logical step-by-step guide on how to interpret radiographs, US and CT. It incorporates all the latest technological advances, including replacing plain radiographs with digital radiographs, changes in imaging protocols and the role of portable US and multidetector CT.

With over 400 illustrations and annotated radiographs, this thoroughly revised third edition provides more images, new illustrations, and new chapters on emergency US and CT that reflect current practice. Each chapter starts with radiological anatomy, standard and then additional views, a systematic approach to interpretation (ABC approach) and followed by a review of common abnormalities.

The ABC of Emergency Radiology is an invaluable resource for accident and emergency staff, trainee radiologists, medical students, nurses, radiographers and all medical personnel involved in the immediate care of trauma patients.

This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from iTunesGoogle Play or the MedHand Store.

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Rau’s Respiratory Care Pharmacology 8th Edition

Rau’s Respiratory Care Pharmacology 8th Edition

With an approach to learning as progressive as its content, Rau’s Respiratory Care Pharmacology, 8th Edition simplifies the process of learning challenging pharmacology material like never before. Rau’s effective approach uses broken-down terminology, relatable explanations, reader-friendly writing, and additional workbook guidance to help you easily master the text’s cutting-edge content – which includes the latest terms, pronunciations, in-depth sleep pharmacology, reality-based case studies, and SOAP assessment opportunities. Plus, the online interactive flashcards and audio pronunciation glossary offer additional learning formats tailored to your digital preferences.

  • Improved readability makes it easier for you to grasp difficult material.

  • Expanded! Key terms and definitions include over 275 terms with pronunciations.

  • Companion workbook offers a wide range of activities that help you apply knowledge gained from the core text and break down more difficult concepts beyond NBRC style multiple-choice questions.

  • Clinical Scenarios with follow-up SOAP assessment provide you with a reality-based patient case study and an opportunity to indicate standardized treatment.

  • Inside back cover offers a quick-reference list of the most commonly used abbreviations in pharmacology with full application.

  • Full-color format draws out special features and creates a more reader-friendly text.

  • Glossary aids your comprehension of pharmacology terminology.

  • Learning objectives parallel the recall, analysis, and application levels tested on the NBRC exam to prepare you for credentialing.

  • Key terms with definitions enable you to quickly master essential terminology.

  • Key Points boxes guide you in preparing for tests by identifying the most important concepts in each chapter.

  • Self-assessment questions allow you to test yourself on key information within the chapter.
  • Student Resources on Evolve, including an audio glossary and electronic flashcards, provide opportunities to hone your understanding of respiratory pharmacology concepts.
  • NEW! Chapter on sleep and sleep pharmacology keeps you at the forefront of this growing issue in respiratory care.

  • NEW! Online interactive flashcard program on Evolve features the most common respiratory care drugs mentioned in the book and includes:
    • Generic name/trade name

    • Mechanism of action

    • Indications and dosage

    • Contraindications

    • Side effects

    • NEW! Appendix provides a variety of lists and tables to prepare you for exams and professional practice.
      • List of the most commonly prescribed respiratory medications and acceptable mixtures of each

      • Units and System Measurements section with the common units of drug measurements and conversion charts for temperature, liquid and solid forms, and drug estimation times and body weight estimations
      • NEW! Audio glossary of pharmacology terms on Evolve helps you master pronunciation and improve term recall.

       

     

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White Coat Companion (2022 Edition)

White Coat Companion (2022 Edition)

2023 Version now available on amazon (search White Coat Companion 2023!)

White Coat Companion is a 
comprehensive review book to cover all topics for USMLE Step 2 and the core clinical clerkships. This book covers all the topics you need to know within clinical internal medicine, pediatrics, psychiatry, OB-GYN, surgery, and neurology. The succinct, outline format is perfect for quick review, note-taking, and studying.

The new 2022 edition features 
full color and the addition of new, high yield images, as well as new formatting in a full 11×8.5 inch size textbook, which is now standard glue-bound (no longer spiral).

The book accompanies 
Boards and Beyond’s Step 2/3 video series. Dr Ryan is a master educator who helps to provide deep understanding of the topics within the book. Each video cites the relevant textbook pages, so you can open up and take notes while you are learning.

White Coat Companion can help you crush your 
shelf exams and USMLE Step 2 CK and Step 3!

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