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Pleural Diseases: Clinical Cases and Real-World Discussions

Pleural Diseases: Clinical Cases and Real-World Discussions

 

Using a unique, case-based approach, Pleural Diseases: Clinical Cases and Real-World Discussions brings you up to date with the latest advances in this fast-moving subspecialty. A wide variety of real-world challenges are presented along with multiple perspectives from expert pulmonologists who discuss and analyze each case collaboratively, replicating actual patient experiences and outcomes. This first-of-its-kind resource is ideal for practicing pulmonologists and fellows, interventional pulmonologists, critical care physicians, and others who are interested in an interactive approach to everyday clinical problems related to pleural disease.

  • Provides a unique, interactive approach to understanding the nuances and complexities of patient cases for both invasive and non-invasive therapies, drawing from real clinical cases and accompanying case discussions.
  • Describes the approach taken by experts for each case, presenting the clinical reasoning on the most appropriate approaches and the possible therapies.
  • Offers easy-to-read, templated information for every case: onset of symptoms, the entire diagnostic-therapeutic path including clinical and laboratory findings, and discussions on the clinical choices made in accordance with evidence-based medical procedures.
  • Includes both positive and negative outcomes for a broader experience.
  • Features more than 200 illustrations including x-rays, procedural photos, ultrasound, CT scans, and histopathology specimens, as well as video procedures for thoracentesis, chest tube placing, medical thoracoscopy, and insertion of indwelling pleural catheter.
  • Addresses other common clinical issues such as the management of multimorbid elderly patients, the optimization of fluid balance, and the need to discontinue antiplatelet or anticoagulant therapy before invasive procedures.
  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

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Sjogren’s Syndrome: A Clinical Handbook

Sjogren’s Syndrome: A Clinical Handbook

Written by leaders in the field and edited by Dr. Frederick Vivino, this concise, practical resource provides best practices for the diagnosis and treatment of Sjogren’s Syndrome. It offers a concise overview of this complex autoimmune disease, including information on specific clinical settings, childhood Sjogren’s, extra-oral and extra-ocular manifestations, vaccine safety, complementary and alternative medicine, and much more.

Provides concise, clinically focused content with an emphasis on diagnosis and treatment.

Includes Sjogren’s Syndrome Foundation Practice Guidelines and the most recent ACR-EULAR classification criteria.

Consolidates today’s available information and experience in this important area into one convenient resource.

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ExpertDDx: Chest 2nd Edition

ExpertDDx: Chest 2nd Edition

Now fully revised and up-to-date, Expert DDx: Chest, second edition,quickly guides you to the most likely differential diagnoses based on key imaging findings and clinical information. Expert radiologists Melissa L. Rosado-de-Christenson, Brett W. Carter, and John P. Lichtenberger III present more than 120 cases across a broad cardiothoracic spectrum, classified by general imaging features, modality-specific findings, and clinically-based indications. Readers will find authoritative, superbly illustrated guidance for defining and reporting useful, actionable differential diagnoses that lead to definitive findings for the entire gamut of chest disorders.

Presents several clear, sharp, succinctly annotated images for each diagnosis (more than 1,800 annotated images in all); a list of diagnostic possibilities sorted as common, less common, and rare but significant; and brief, bulleted text offering helpful diagnostic clues

Shows both typical and variant manifestations of each possible diagnosis

Includes new cases, expanded differential considerations, new terminology, and updated imaging throughout

Features all relevant imaging modalities, including chest radiography, the latest generation of multi-planar advanced cross-sectional CT and MR imaging, and molecular imaging with FDG PET/CT

Covers new and evolving areas such as lung cancer screening and the localization and classification of mediastinal lesions, and contains expanded content on the heart and pericardium

Enhanced eBook version included with purchase, which allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices

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Intravascular Ultrasound: From Acquisition to Advanced Quantitative Analysis

Intravascular Ultrasound: From Acquisition to Advanced Quantitative Analysis

Intravascular Ultrasound: From Acquisition to Advanced Quantitative Analysis covers topics of the whole imaging pipeline, ranging from the definition of the clinical problem and image acquisition systems to image processing and analysis, including the assisted clinical-decision making procedures and treatment planning (stent deployment and follow up). Atherosclerosis, a disease of the vessel wall that produces vessel narrowing and obstruction, is the major cause of cardiovascular diseases, such as heart attack or stroke. This book covers all aspects of this imaging tool that allows for the visualization of internal vessel structures and the quantification and characterization of coronary plaque.

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Braunwald’s Heart Disease, 2 Vol Set: A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine 12th Edition

Braunwald’s Heart Disease, 2 Vol Set: A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine 12th Edition

Current, comprehensive, and evidence-based Braunwald’s Heart Disease remains the most trusted reference in the field and the leading source of reliable cardiology information for practitioners and trainees worldwide. The fully updated 12th Edition continues the tradition of excellence with dependable, state-of-the-art coverage of new drugs, new guidelines, more powerful imaging modalities, and recent developments in precision medicine that continue to change and advance the practice of cardiovascular medicine. Written and edited by global experts in the field, this award-winning text is an unparalleled multimedia reference for every aspect of this complex and fast-changing area.

Offers balanced, dependable content on rapidly changing clinical science, clinical and translational research, and evidence-based medicine.

Includes 76 new contributing authors and 14 new chapters that cover Artificial intelligence in Cardiovascular Medicine; Wearables; Influenza, Pandemics, COVID-19, and Cardiovascular Disease; Tobacco and Nicotine Products in Cardiovascular Disease; Cardiac Amyloidosis; Impact of the Environment on Cardiovascular Health, and more.

Features a new introductory chapter Cardiovascular Disease: Past, Present, and Future by Eugene Braunwald, MD, offering his unique, visionary approach to the field of cardiology. Dr. Braunwald also curates the extensive, bimonthly online updates that include “Hot Off the Press” (with links to Practice Update) and “Late-Breaking Clinical Trials”.

Provides cutting-edge coverage of key topics such as proteomics and metabolomics, TAVR, diabetocardiology, and cardio-oncology.

Contains 1,850 high-quality illustrations, radiographic images, algorithms, and charts, and provides access to 215 videos called out with icons in the print version.

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Diagnostic Pathology: Familial Cancer Syndromes 2nd Edition

Diagnostic Pathology: Familial Cancer Syndromes 2nd Edition

This expert volume in the Diagnostic Pathology series is an excellent point-of-care resource for practitioners at all levels of experience and training. Physicians should have the knowledge derived from morphological findings to identify the likelihood of a cancer patient having an additional underlying familial syndrome― and to decide if that patient should undergo molecular genetic evaluation. This volume is specifically designed to help pathologists, oncologists, and other physicians who diagnose and treat cancer to recognize syndromes and syndrome- associated neoplasms and advise patients and their families on the possibility of a familial syndrome and their risk of developing other tumors. Diagnostic Pathology: Familial Cancer Syndromes, second edition, is an easy-to-use, one-stop reference for information on hereditary cancer syndromes, including differential diagnosis and management, that offers a templated, highly formatted design; concise, bulleted text; and superior color images throughout.

Contains all the information necessary to determine whether a neoplasm typically encountered in daily practice is sporadic or related to a familial cancer syndrome

Features a revised structure to keep you up to date: Part I includes more than 80 detailed chapters describing diagnoses associated with familial cancer syndromes; Part II contains more than 70 chapters with detailed descriptions of major syndromes (cross-referenced with diagnoses); and Part III features a molecular factors index that includes a complete description of each known gene associated with a familial cancer syndrome

Contains updated chapters with newly classified GI, neurology, multiple organ, eye, endocrine, GYN, and kidney tumors, as well as more than 20 entirely new chapters covering recently recognized syndromes

Incorporates up-to-date molecular findings and their significance for familial cancer syndromes; new techniques and technologies being used to discover gene mutations and other alterations; and details on personalized medicine targeted to specific genes

Features more than 2,200 images throughout, including clinical and radiological images, algorithms, graphics, gross pathology, histology, and a wide range of special and immunohistochemical stains―all carefully annotated to highlight the most diagnostically significant factors

Features time-saving bulleted text, key facts in each chapter, an extensive index, and numerous tables for quick reference and thorough understanding

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Review of Plastic Surgery 2nd Edition

Review of Plastic Surgery 2nd Edition

 

Using a streamlined, highly illustrated format, Review of Plastic Surgery, 2nd Edition, provides essential information on more than 40 topics found on in-service, board, and MOC exams, as well as the challenges you face in everyday practice. Bulleted text, detailed illustrations, and easy-to-digest lists help you quickly find and retain information, while self-assessment sections prepare you for exams and help you identify areas needing further study. It’s an ideal resource for residents and fellows, as well as medical students, attending physicians, and others interested in plastic surgery.

  • Covers the material you need to know for certification and recertification, from basic science to clinical knowledge in plastic surgery, including subspecialty topics.
  • Uses a high-yield, easy-to-navigate format, making it perfect for exam study as well as a quick review before rounds.
  • Allows you to test your mastery of the material with board-style self-assessment questions and answers, now fully updated for the second edition.
  • Presents the full range of plastic surgery topics in unique, bulleted lists for efficient, effective study.
  • Helps you visualize key content with online videos and superb, full-color illustrations throughout.
  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

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EXPERTddx: Pediatrics 2nd Edition

EXPERTddx: Pediatrics 2nd Edition

Now fully revised and up to date, ExpertDDx: Pediatrics, second edition,quickly guides you to the most likely differential diagnoses based on key imaging findings and clinical information. Designed with the busy practitioner in mind, this superbly illustrated resource covers more than 1,500 diagnoses encountered by pediatric radiologists and their referring clinicians, discussed by general imaging features, modality-specific findings, and clinically based indications. The broad spectrum of coverage includes cardiac, chest, musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, brain, head and neck, and spine pediatric diseases―all clearly presented to guide you through useful, actionable differential diagnoses that lead to definitive findings.

Presents multiple clear, sharp, succinctly annotated images for each diagnosis (with nearly 3,000 annotated images in all); a list of diagnostic possibilities sorted as common, less common, and rare but significant; and brief, bulleted text offering helpful diagnostic clues

Shows both typical and variant manifestations of each possible diagnosis

Includes new cases, expanded differential considerations, updated nomenclature and classification of diseases, and updated imaging throughout

Covers new and evolving workup strategies due to recent study and experience, advances in technology (new modalities, sequences, and contrast agents), and changing safety considerations

Includes the Expert Consult™ eBook version, which features a wealth of electronic-only images and allows you to search all the book’s text, figures, and references on a variety of devices

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Handbook of Retinal OCT: Optical Coherence Tomography 2nd Edition

Handbook of Retinal OCT: Optical Coherence Tomography 2nd Edition

Arguably the most important ancillary test available to ophthalmologists worldwide, optical coherence tomography (OCT) has revolutionized the field, and now includes angiographic evaluations (OCTA) that provide vascular flow data without eye injection. Handbook of Retinal OCT is an easy-to-use, high-yield guide to both OCT and OCTA imaging for practitioners at any stage of their career. Highly templated, concise, and portable, this revised edition helps you master the latest imaging methods used to evaluate retinal disease, uveitis, and optic nerve disorders.

  • Helps all health professionals with an interest in OCT to better and more quickly interpret OCT imaging, offering quick, highly visual guidance for evaluating age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusion, and much more.
  • Provides quick answers with bulleted, templated chapters, each focused on one specific diagnosis or group of diagnoses with a particular OCT appearance.
  • Demonstrates how the full spectrum of diseases presents through approximately 400 illustrations, including the highest-quality spectral-domain OCT images available and more than 50 new OCTA images.
  • Includes five new chapters covering optic nerve disease with retinal findings, pachychoroid diseases, paracentral acute middle maculopathy (PAMM), auto-immune retinopathies, and primary uveal lymphoma.
  • Offers clear visual guidance on image patterns with multiple arrows and labels throughout to highlight key details of each disease.
  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access bonus images plus all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

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Dermatology for the Primary Care Provider

Dermatology for the Primary Care Provider

Designed for today’s busy family physicians, Dermatology for the Primary Care Provider is an easy-to-use reference covering the diagnosis and management of commonly seen dermatologic conditions. It provides practical, everyday guidance for quick reference at the point of care, including management pitfalls, clinical warning signs, specific treatment recommendations, and much more. Packed with need-to-know information, this unique resource is invaluable both when you are confident in your diagnosis and need guidance on next steps, or when you need step-by-step assistance on initial management in the absence of a definitive diagnosis.

  • Highlights common management pitfalls, how to rule out acutely dangerous entities, and clinical warning signs requiring urgent referral.
  • Provides specific treatment recommendations including which level of therapy is necessary, clear instructions on how to prescribe, and what to watch for.
  • Includes numerous treatment algorithms throughout, as well as a differential diagnosis overview list in every chapter with cross-references to the corresponding page.
  • Contains helpful information on patient education as well as answers to commonly asked patient questions.
  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

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