Users’ Guides to the Medical Literature: Essentials of Evidence-Based Clinical Practice, Third Edition (Uses Guides to Medical Literature) 3rd Edition

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The streamlined companion to the classic Users’ Guides to the Medical Literature–fully updated and revised

This compact guide condenses the most clinically relevant content of the landmark Users’ Guides to the Medical Literature to help you incorporate evidence-based medicine into your practice.

You will learn the principles of evidence-based medicine, how your practice can benefit from the constant stream of new medical literature, and how to differentiate good medical evidence from that which is inadequate or misleading.

This edition includes numerous updates, several new chapters, and a greater emphasis on the role of patient preferences and preappraised resources.

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Clinical Infectious Disease 2nd Edition

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A fully updated version of this popular, clinically oriented, user-friendly text on infectious disease, with even more helpful graphics, tables, algorithms and images. It is packed full of information on diagnosis, differential diagnosis and therapy. In addition to the traditional organization of organ-system and pathogen-related information, this text also includes clinically helpful sections on the susceptible host (with individual chapters, for example, on the diabetic, the elderly, the injection drug user and the neonate), infections related to travel, infections related to surgery and trauma, nosocomial infection and bioterrorism. Positioned between the available encyclopedic tomes and the smaller pocket guides, this is a convenient, comprehensive and highly practical reference for all those practising in infectious diseases as well as internal or general medicine.

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1000 Questions and Answers from Kumar & Clark’s Clinical Medicine, 2e 2nd Edition

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• What causes hypertension in children?
• Is it common for epileptic patients to have post-ictal vomiting? If so, how often does this occur?
• Why is the incidence of parkinsonism less common in smokers?
• What is the role of urine examination in diabetic control?

Where do you turn to when you have a difficult medical question that needs answering?

The ‘Ask the Author’ online feature from the best-selling textbook Kumar & Clark’s Clinical Medicine has collected a wealth of questions and comments directly from medical students and doctors about topics that are of particular interest or difficulty to them.

Kumar and Clark have brought together over 1000 of the questions they have been asked along with their answers. It will appeal to the many fans of Kumar & Clark, from first-year students to practising doctors, and will provide a useful and interesting sounding board to help ensure best practice.

This unique book will provide you with a quick and easy way to discover the answers to your own medical questions…!

  • The writing style is appealing and conversational, designed to entertain as well as instruct.
  • Carries the ‘Kumar & Clark’ stamp of authority.
  • All questions fully indexed for ease of reference.
  • Covers topics that are easily misunderstood in medicine – good preparation for medical students, senior house officers/interns and specialists in training/residents preparing for written or oral exams.

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Practical Cytopathology: A Diagnostic Approach to Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy: A Volume in the Pattern Recognition Series, 1edition

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Employing a systematic pattern recognition approach, Practical Cytopathology: A Diagnostic Approach equips you to achieve a more accurate diagnosis of aspirated and exfolliative tissue samples from all available body organs and sites. Part of the popular Pattern Recognition Series, this volume is designed to successfully guide you from identification of the dominant cytopathologic pattern, through the appropriate work-up, around the pitfalls, to the best diagnosis.

A practical, pattern-based organization helps you to efficiently and confidently formulate accurate diagnoses at the microscope.

A unique Visual Index at the beginning of the book allows you to compare specimens to commonly seen patterns, categorize them accordingly, and turn directly to in-depth diagnostic guidance.

Lavishly illustrated with more than 1200 high-quality, full-color images that depict the full range of common and rare conditions.

Ideal for both general surgical pathologists and cytopathologists, no other single source delivers such highly practical, hands-on information needed to solve even the toughest diagnostic challenges in aspiration and exfolliative cytology.

Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

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Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking 12th Edition

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Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking provides authoritative, step-by-step guidance on performing the patient interview and physical examination, applying clinical reasoning, shared decision-making, and other core assessment skills—all based on a firm understanding of clinical evidence.

This highly regarded text includes fully illustrated, step-by-step techniques that outline the correct performance of the physical examination and an easy-to-follow two-column format featuring examination techniques on the left and abnormalities (clearly indicated in red) with differential diagnoses on the right. Bates’ also includes a unit on special populations, covering special stages in the life cycle—infancy through adolescence, pregnancy, and aging.

  • Clinical pearls, printed in blue, highlight key points throughout the text.
  • Text boxes help readers quickly find important summaries of clinical conditions and tips for challenging examination techniques.
  • Many new and updated photographs and illustrations support the text, and figures are now numbered for easy identification and reference.
  • Rewritten chapter on evaluating clinical evidence clarifies key concepts to ensure student understanding.
  • Revised and expanded chapter on the skin, hair, and nails includes new dermatology photographs and provides the framework for assessing common lesions and abnormalities.
  • Updated behavior and mental status chapter now references DSM-5.
  • Significantly revised information on obesity and nutrition counseling; cardiovascular risk factor screening and new clinical guidelines; new screening guidelines for breast cancer, colon cancer, Papanicolau smears, and stroke risk factors; updated information on STIs; new geriatric assessment tools; and much more.
  • New life cycle content, including an increased emphasis on cardiovascular health promotion and child development; updated pregnancy topics such as weight gain, substance abuse, and intimate partner violence; and new information on the older adult, including frailty, immunizations, cancer screening, cognitive decline and dementia screening, and a new algorithm for falls prevention.

Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking is the #1 choice for complete, authoritative guidance on mastering every aspect of the all-important physical examination.

Don’t Miss These Additional Resources:

Bates’ Pocket Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking, Eighth Edition
The Pocket Guide is an abbreviated version of the Bates’ twelfth edition textbook, designed for portability and convenience at the bedside.

Bates’ Visual Guide to Physical Examination (www.batesvisualguide.com)
Recently refilmed, these 18 volumes of examination videos (as well as 10 additional OSCEs) depict experienced clinicians conducting each of the regional examinations. The videos demonstrate visually the varying techniques of inspection, palpation, percussion, and auscultation in the regional examinations and special populations.

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1,000 Questions to Help You Pass the Emergency Medicine Boards 1st Edition

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This review book contains 1,000 questions that mimic the in-service residency exam and board exam in emergency medicine. Questions are divided into 10 tests of 100 questions each, and each test covers all areas of emergency medicine: internal medicine and surgery specialty areas, dentistry, trauma, obstetrics, pediatrics, toxicology, environmental medicine, radiology, dermatology, EMS, and bioterrorism. Questions are case-based and 10% involve interpreting an image. Answers are included, along with concise explanations of the correct and incorrect answer choices.

A companion Website presents cases, images, and questions that mimic the emergency medicine board exam and the in-service exam. Answers are included, along with concise explanations of the correct and incorrect answer choices, to help readers identify their strengths and weaknesses.

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Clinical Scenarios in Thoracic Surgery (Clinical Scenarios in Surgery Series) 1st Edition

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This unique case-based review of thoracic surgery offers excellent preparation for oral board examinations, which emphasize both general knowledge and case management. Written by recognized experts, the book presents a variety of cases covering the full spectrum of thoracic surgical diseases. Each case begins with the clinical presentation and proceeds to X-ray report, differential diagnosis, CT scan report, diagnosis and recommendation, surgical approach, outcome, and discussion. X-rays, CT scans, bronchoscopic photographs, and other relevant illustrations accompany the text. Some cases include postoperative complications and discussion of the causes, evaluation, and management of these complications.

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Clinicians Pocket Drug Reference 2015 6th Edition

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SAFELY PRESCRIBE AND ADMINISTER MORE THAN 1,400 OF THE DRUGS MOST OFTEN USED IN CLINICAL PRACTICE WITH THIS ULTRA-CONVENIENT POCKET GUIDE!

UPDATED ANNUALLY!

  • Organized alphabetically by generic drug name
  • Common uses, mechanisms of action, dosages (adult and pediatric), warnings/precautions, form supplied, and notes/common side effects
  • Summaries of FDA “Black Box” precautions and contraindications
  • Includes a listing of the medications organized by drug classification
  • Covers natural and herbal agents
  • Updated to reflect new drugs, removal of drugs taken off the market, new formulations, and changes in approved use of existing medications

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Macleod’s Clinical Examination: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access, 13th edition

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2014 BMA Medical Book Awards Highly Commended in Medicine category! This classic textbook sets out clearly and concisely how to evaluate symptoms and elicit relevant physical signs. It describes the practical skills which every clinician must acquire and develop in order to evolve diagnostic procedures and management strategies and plans. ‘Highly Commended’ in the 2006 and 2010 BMA Medical Book Competitions, this Thirteenth Edition contains over 500 clinical photographs and diagrams to illustrate the text, with new topics added to make the book even more comprehensive.

This Thirteenth Edition has four sections:

 

  • History taking and general examination.System examination covering symptoms and signs.

 

Examination in special situations including babies & children and the critically ill.

 

  • Assessing clinical examination technique.

Included on the Student Consult site are the specially-recorded videos demonstrating many of the clinical examination routines described in the main text.

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