100 Diagnostic Dilemmas in Clinical Medicine (100 Cases) 2nd Edition

100 Diagnostic Dilemmas in Clinical Medicine (100 Cases) 2nd Edition

A 57-year-old man presented to the emergency department complaining of a worsening cough. The cough had been present for approximately two weeks and was productive of green sputum. The patient had seen his general practitioner one week earlier and taken a course of amoxicillin for a presumed lower respiratory tract infection with no improvement of symptoms. He was febrile, experiencing frequent headaches and a feeling of general malaise, and had been unable to eat solid food for the last 48 hours due to facial pain on chewing. You have been asked to assess him and devise a management plan…

100 Diagnostic Dilemmas in Clinical Medicine presents 100 real-life scenarios seen in the hospital and community setting. A succinct summary of the patient’s history, examination and any initial investigations is followed by a detailed consideration of the diagnosis and management of each case, in the short, medium and, where appropriate, long term.

Making speedy and appropriate clinical decisions, and choosing the best course of action to take as a result, is one of the most important and challenging parts of training to become a doctor. These extended true-to-life cases will teach students and junior doctors to recognize important medical conditions and to develop their diagnostic and management skills.

Key features:

  • Extended case studies presented in an easy-to-read format, presenting patient history, examination, investigations and differential diagnosis

  • Readers are guided through the clinician’s sequence of thoughts and actions as they consider how to manage the case appropriately in the short, medium and, if necessary, long term

  • Plentiful illustrations supplement the text
  • A broad range of conditions is covered, from acquired haemophilia to intestinal tuberculosis

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Basic and Clinical Pharmacology 15e 15th Edition

Basic and Clinical Pharmacology 15e 15th Edition

Master key pharmacological concepts and practices with the most comprehensive, authoritative guide available

Doody’s Core Titles for 2023!

Presented in full-color and packed with hundreds of illustrations, Basic and Clinical Pharmacology is the wide-ranging, engaging guide students have counted on for decades.

Organized to reflect the course sequence in many pharmacology courses and in integrated curricula, the guide covers the important concepts students need to know about the science of pharmacology and its application to clinical practice. This edition has been extensively updated to provide expanded coverage of transporters, pharmacogenomics, and new drugs

Delivers the knowledge and insight needed to excel in every facet of pharmacology!.

  • Encompasses all aspects of medical pharmacology, including botanicals and over-the-counter drugs
  • Major revisions of the chapters on immunopharmacology, antiseizure, antipsychotic, antidepressant, antidiabetic, anti-inflammatory, and antiviral drugs, prostaglandins, and central nervous system neurotransmitters
  • New chapter on the increasingly relevant topic of cannabis pharmacology
  • Each chapter opens with a case study, covers drug groups and prototypes, and closes with summary tables and diagrams that encapsulate important information
  • Revised full-color illustrations provide more information about drug mechanisms and effects and help clarify important concepts
  • Trade Name/Generic Name tables are provided at end of each chapter for easy reference when writing a chart order or prescription
  • Includes descriptions of important new drugs released through May 2019
  • New and updated coverage of general concepts relating to recently discovered receptors, receptor mechanisms, and drug transporters

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Principles of Pulmonary Medicine: Expert Consult – Online and Print 7th Edition

Principles of Pulmonary Medicine: Expert Consult – Online and Print 7th Edition

With an emphasis on the pathophysiologic basis of pulmonary disease, Principles of Pulmonary Medicine, 7th Edition, by Drs. Steven E Weinberger, Barbara A Cockrill, and Jess Mandel, provides a superbly illustrated introduction to this fast-changing field. This essential text employs a concise and understandable approachintegrating clinical topics with underlying physiologic, pathophysiologic, and basic science concepts critical for medical students, trainees, and those looking for a practical update on both acute and chronic pulmonary diseases

  • Offers access to extensive online resources, including author commentaries, video clips, audio recordings of lung sounds, and 200 case-based self-assessment questions – covering topics including pulmonary function tests, physiologic data, and arterial blood gas testing and modeled after the USMLE exam.

  • Discusses therapeutic strategies, including the available evidence for assessing relative benefits, harms, and costs, where appropriate.
  • Provides an excellent visual basis for understanding and interpreting pulmonary disease with easy-to-understand anatomic illustrations and accompanying radiologic and pathophysiologic images.
  • Covers all that’s new in the field, including new CT lung cancer screening guidelines; new concepts in the pathogenesis of asthma, interstitial lung disease, and other pulmonary diseases; and evolving therapies for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension, and advanced lung cancer.

  • Features updated information on the expanded use of advanced interventional pulmonology (bronchoscopic) procedures, improvements in precision treatment of lung tumors based on genetic profiles, and new and emerging infections with respiratory involvement.

  • Covers hot topics such as lung tumor treatment, including use of genetic markers and immunotherapy; lung cancer screening reflecting the latest guidelines on who, how, and when to screen; and newer bronchoscopic procedures, such as navigational bronchoscopy.

  • 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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Pharmacology and Toxicology of Cytochrome P450 – 60th Anniversary (ISSN)

Pharmacology and Toxicology of Cytochrome P450 – 60th Anniversary (ISSN) 

Pharmacology and Toxicology of Cytochrome P450 – 60th Anniversary, Volume 95 highlights the extensive contributions by worldwide researchers in the cytochrome P450 (P450) field over the past six decades, and since the first article on P450 was published in 1962. Chapters in this new release include Multiple conformations of cytochromes P450 and the relevance to predicting SAR, Pharmacogenetics of the cytochromes P450 and relevance to drug metabolism, Cytochromes P450 drug metabolism within the brain, Mammalian cytochrome P450 biodiversity: Physiological importance, function, and protein and genomic structures of cytochromes P4502B in multiple species of woodrats with different dietary preferences, and more.

Additional section cover Atypical kinetics of cytochrome P450 enzymes in drug metabolism, Biosynthesis using cytochrome P450 Enzymes: focus on synthesis of drug metabolites, Use of engineered cytochrome P450s for accelerating drug discovery and development, Assessing cytochrome P450 function using genetically engineered mouse models, Use of the biologicals with sustainable reproducibility for phenotyping study of cytochrome P450 enzymes involved in the biotransformation of test compounds and calculating the fraction unbound parameter, for anticipating drug Interactions, and much more.

Research on many forms of P450s has been extended into different fields, from molecules to in vivo situations because pharmacologists and toxicologists appreciate and are attracted to the potential therapeutics. The purpose of this volume is to collect a comprehensive description of major progress to date, to discuss possible future directions, and to invite young researchers to join this important and exciting world of P450.

  • Comprehensive coverage of major progress in the last 60 years on the P450 research in pharmacology and toxicology
  • Discussion of possible future directions of the research on P450s, especially for improved pharmacotherapy in humans
  • Encouragement to young scientists to join this important and exciting basic, translational, and advanced world of P450

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Lippincott’s Illustrated Q&A Review of Pharmacology (Lippincott Illustrated Reviews Series) 1st Edition

Lippincott’s Illustrated Q&A Review of Pharmacology (Lippincott Illustrated Reviews Series) 1st Edition

 

Lippincott’s Illustrated Q&A Review of Pharmacology offers up-to-date, clinically relevant board-style questions—perfect for course review and board prep. 1,000 multiple-choice questions with detailed answer explanations cover frequently tested topics in pharmacology, including questions related to clinical topics and divided by body systems. The book features full-color illustrations and offers flexible study options with online access to the questions and answers on a companion website.

This is the tablet version which does not include access to the supplemental content mentioned in the text.

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Deja Review: Pharmacology, Third Edition 3rd Edition

Deja Review: Pharmacology, Third Edition 3rd Edition

MAXIMUM RETENTION IN MINIMUM TIME!
Studying for the USMLE® Step 1 can be a race against time. Zoom Review: Pharmacology helps you beat the clock—and score big. Designed for rapid review, this grade-boosting sourcebook distills your coursework into the need-to-know, high-yield concepts and topics that will give you the edge on exam day. 
Zoom Review: Pharmacology features an at-a-glance, two-column “flashcard” Q&A format, which reinforces familiar material, while accelerating your mastery of commonly tested topics. The Q&As help you efficiently absorb a large amount of pertinent information and streamlines your study time by focusing only on the correct answers. Ideal for last-minute cramming, this quick-reference also enables you to pinpoint your weaknesses and strengths so you can fine-tune your preparation—and tackle the most difficult exam questions with confidence.
Features: •Provides a flashcard experience with the convenience of a book•USMLE® -style vignettes deliver review material in a board-simulating clinical presentation •Active recall questions allow you to understand, not just memorize, the subject matter •Clinical correlations of basic science help you gear up for coursework and board exams•Compact and easy to carry for on-the-spot studying

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Davidson’s Essentials of Medicine E-Book 3rd Edition

Davidson’s Essentials of Medicine E-Book 3rd Edition

For over half a century Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine has informed and educated students, doctors and other health professionals all over the world, providing a comprehensive account of the practice of medicine. Davidson’s Essentials of Medicine provides the core content of the main textbook in a condensed format which will be invaluable whenever you are on the move – whether commuting, travelling between training sites, or on electives.

  • This book provides a distillation of the core information required for clinical studies in medicine. While retaining the acclaimed readability of the main textbook it presents the key information in a format more appropriate for practical clinical work.
  • The scope of the contents was carefully selected by a team of junior doctors, emphasising only the topics that will be essential for clinical studies.
  • The text draws directly on the depth and breadth of experience of the Davidson’s authors and its International Advisory Board.
  • Updated to include key changes and new illustrations included in Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine.
  • New chapters on Acute Medicine and Ophthalmology

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Katzung’s Basic and Clinical Pharmacology, 16th Edition (Lange Medical Books) 16th Edition

Katzung’s Basic and Clinical Pharmacology, 16th Edition (Lange Medical Books) 16th Edition

The most comprehensive and authoritative pharmacology text―updated with new content and USMLE-style questions

Presented in full-color and packed with hundreds of illustrations, Katzung’s Basic and Clinical Pharmacology is the wide-ranging, engaging guide students have counted on for decades. To be as clinically relevant as possible, the book includes sections that specifically address the clinical choice and use of drugs in patients and the monitoring of their effects, along with case studies that introduce clinical problems.

Each chapter opens with a case study, covers drug groups and prototypes, and closes with summary tables and diagrams that encapsulate important information. Updated to reflect the latest research, this sixteenth edition features a new chapter on cannabinoids, USMLE-style questions, new drug tables, and more.

Katzung’s Basic and Clinical Pharmacology, Sixteenth Edition features:

  • 330 full-color illustrations
  • 100 drug tables
  • 50 USMLE-style questions
  • Chapter on cannabinoids
  • A strong emphasis on drug groups and prototypes
  • Case studies and chapter-ending summary tables
  • Organization that reflects the syllabi of pharmacology courses
  • Descriptions of important new drugs

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Rau’s Respiratory Care Pharmacology (Evolve) 11th Edition

Rau’s Respiratory Care Pharmacology (Evolve) 11th Edition

You can breathe a little easier knowing there’s a proven way to master respiratory pharmacology! For more than 30 years, Rau’s Respiratory Care Pharmacology has been the preeminent text on the subject. With easy-to-grasp terminology, relatable explanations, and reader-friendly writing, it simplifies the process of learning pharmacology material like never before. Rau’s is organized into three logical sections, covering the basics of respiratory care, frequently used drugs, and critical care medications. New to the 11th edition are recently approved FDA drugs, information on drug approvals, COVID-19 coverage, and new and updated Clinical Connection boxes that focus on important clinical questions, assisting you in connecting the information in the text to the clinical setting and addressing how Respiratory Therapists can help educate patients.

  • Clinical scenarios with follow-up SOAP assessment help you assess your comprehension of the material.
  • Self-assessment questions offer you thought-provoking opportunities to test your comprehension of key concepts.
  • Learning objectives parallel the levels tested by the NBRC® exams to help you identify important information that goes beyond memorization and recall.
  • Key terms with definitions provide easy access to the pharmacologic vocabulary you should embrace.
  • Key points boxes in each chapter highlight important concepts in the lesson.
  • Glossary of all key terms in the text aids you in understanding the terminology associated with respiratory care pharmacology.
  • Appendices on common Units and Systems of Measurement and Acceptable Mixtures provide references to need-to-know information such as abbreviations, conversion charts for temperatures, liquid metric and solids, and a simple drug compatibility chart for drug mixtures.
  • Alphabetical drug index provides a direct index to look up information based on drug name.
  • NEW and UPDATED! Clinical Connection boxes assist you in connecting information in the text to the clinical setting, including providing patients a better understanding of their clinical conditions as related to their drug treatments.
  • UPDATED! Chapter 1 reflects changes to drug approval.
  • UPDATED! Chapter 3 reflects changes in aerosol medication devices and addresses aerosol-generating device issues and COVID-19.
  • UPDATED! The latest FDA-approved medications are referencedin all chapters.
  • UPDATED! Current asthma (GINA) and COPD (GOLD) guidelines include COVID-19 treatment protocols.
  • Enhanced readability helps you more easily understand difficult material.

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Cecil Essentials of Medicine (Cecil Medicine) 10th Edition

Cecil Essentials of Medicine (Cecil Medicine) 10th Edition

Known for its concise, easy-to-read writing style and comprehensive coverage, Cecil Essentials of Medicine has been a favorite of students, residents, and instructors through nine outstanding editions. This revised 10th Edition continues the tradition of excellence with a focus on high-yield core knowledge of key importance to anyone entering or established in the field of internal medicine. Fully revised and updated by editors Edward J. Wing and Fred J. Schiffman, along with other leading teachers and experts in the field, Cecil Essentials remains clinically focused and solidly grounded in basic science.

  • New focus on high-yield, core knowledge necessary for clerkships or residencies in medicine, with concise, complete coverage of the core principles of medicine and how they apply to patient care.
  • Each section describes key physiology and biochemistry, followed by comprehensive accounts of the diseases of the organ system or field covered in the chapters.
  • Full-color design enhances readability and retention of concepts, while numerous imaging videos cover cardiovascular disease, endoscopy, sphincterotomy, and more.
  • Superb images and photographs vividly illustrate the appearance and clinical features of disease.
  • New chapters cover Women’s Cancer and Transitions in Care from Children to Adults with Pulmonary Disease.
  • Student Consult features include web-only extras, additional figures and tables, clinical photos, radiologic images, video procedures, imaging studies, and audio recordings.
  • 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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