Imaging and Intervention in Urinary Tract Infections and Urosepsis 1st ed. 2018 Edition

Aimed at practicing clinicians and radiologists, this volume provides up-to-date, detailed information on potentially severe urinary tract infections (UTIs), which frequently require intensive in-patient antibiotic therapy, percutaneous or surgical treatment. UTIs are the most prevalent infectious illness, and account for hundreds of thousands of emergency and hospital admissions yearly. Furthermore, UTIs are the most common (almost 40%) type of hospital-acquired infections, with bladder catheterisation being the key risk factor. According […]

Philosophy of Medicine: An Introduction 1st Edition

What kind of knowledge is medical knowledge? Can medicine be explained scientifically? Is disease a scientific concept, or do explanations of disease depend on values? What is “evidence-based” medicine? Are advances in neuroscience bringing us closer to a scientific understanding of the mind? The nature of medicine raises fundamental questions about explanation, causation, knowledge and ontology – questions that are central to philosophy as well as medicine. This book introduces […]

Atlas of Neurosurgical Techniques: Spine and Peripheral Nerves 2nd Edition

[amazon template=image&asin=1626230544] “The editors have succeeded in creating a formidable atlas…Its presentation is generally concise. Technical details are presented succinctly and with large, lucid diagrams. Although the text is organized in a practical manner that allows for quick consultation, it also succeeds in supplying the detailed information found in general neurosurgical texts. In short, the editors have successfully created a first-line resource for all clinicians. Many substantial and diverse topics […]

Penetrating Trauma: A Practical Guide on Operative Technique and Peri-Operative Management 2nd ed. 2017 Edition

[amazon template=iframe image2&asin=366249857X] “The editors have expanded their focus on surgical techniques to include a more holistic assessment of patient care, with several areas of interest to anesthesiologists. … We highly recommend that anesthesiologists with responsibility for trauma patients read and utilize this book frequently. Velmahos, Degiannis, and Doll are giants in trauma surgery, and their surgical insight on evidencebased approaches to care of the patient with penetrating trauma will […]

Heart and Coronary Arteries: An Anatomical Atlas for Clinical Diagnosis, Radiological Investigation, and Surgical Treatment

[amazon template=iframe image2&asin=0387069852] The magnificent anatomic presentation in this book “The Heart and Cor­ onary Arteries” has a unique importance for surgeons. It is a fundamental contribution to the anatomy of the heart and great arteries as well, because of the analytical, detailed, and imaginative anatomic approach of the author. While surgery from time to time is influenced by the development of new physiologic principles and techniques, methods of intra- […]

PET/CT in Prostate Cancer (Clinicians’ Guides to Radionuclide Hybrid Imaging) 1st ed. 2017 Edition

[amazon template=iframe image2&asin=3319576232] This pocket book explains the significant and well-documented impact that PET/CT can have on the management of prostate cancer through the provision of high-quality evidence regarding function and structure. Up-to-date information is supplied on the relevance of PET/CT to diagnosis, treatment planning, and therapy, including the emerging role of PET/CT with PSMA. Readers will also find clear explanation of the relation of the clinical and pathological background […]

Advances in Laparoscopy of the Abdominal Wall Hernia

[amazon template=iframe image2&asin=1447146999] “The purpose is to provide the available literature to general and laparoscopic surgeons interested in perfecting or improving current techniques in laparoscopic repair of the various hernias of the abdominal wall. … The book is targeted at general surgical residents, laparoscopic fellows or practicing general or minimally invasive surgeons. … This is a good, easy to read reference about the latest techniques in laparoscopic abdominal wall hernia […]

Key Concepts and Issues in Nursing Ethics 1st ed. 2017 Edition

[amazon template=iframe image2&asin=3319492497] Short case studies, based on real stories from the health care arena, ensure that each chapter of this book is rooted in descriptions of nursing practise that are grounded, salient narratives of nursing care. The reader is assisted to explore the ethical dimension of nursing practice: what it is and how it can be portrayed, discussed, and analysed within a variety of practice and theoretical contexts. One of […]

Integumentary Physical Therapy 1st ed. 2016 Edition

[amazon template=iframe image2&asin=3662473798] This book is a practical guide to safe and effective physical therapy methods that can be applied in patients with diverse skin ailments, including scars, decubitus ulcers, burns, frostbite, photosensitivity disorders, inflammatory skin disease, skin cancers, obesity-related conditions, psoriasis, herpes zoster, tineapedis, and vitiligo. For each condition, physical therapy interventions– therapeutic exercises, manual physical therapies, and therapeutic modalities employed in rehabilitation– are described in detail. In addition, […]