Category: Medicine

  • PsychNotes: Clinical Pocket Guide, 4th Edition (Davis's Notes)

    By Darlene D. Pedersen

    A Davis's notice Book!

    Includes DSM-5 content material and is the First Place winner of the 2013 AJN booklet of the yr Award in Psychiatric and psychological future health Nursing!

    This pocket advisor promises easy accessibility to need-to-know info on uncomplicated behavioral theories, psychological well-being tests together with screening instruments (depression, nervousness, suicide, postnatal and geriatric melancholy, alcohol, hoarding and others),  key elements of psychiatric and drawback interventions, up to date and "at your fingertips" key psychotropic details, terrorism, PTSD and army, labs/tests, and buyer schooling and masses more!

    The 4th variation has been completely up-to-date to bring much more assets and instruments, plus new DSM-5 content material.

    "Psych Notes is choked with all the crucial content material essential to assessment (you also needs to have extended wisdom of this content material) and move the ANCC PMHNP certification examination. you can be astonished with the intensity and breadth of knowledge contained during this effortless to learn and use (spiral certain) e-book. make sure you entry the net details that accompanies this publication, too because it encompasses a grid evaluating the alterations from DSM-IV and DSM-5!"--Sandra Hannon-Engel, Ph.D., RN, CNS, PMHNP, Assistant Professor, William F. Connell institution of Nursing, Boston university, Boston, MA.
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  • Thai Herbal Medicine: Traditional Recipes for Health and Harmony

    By Nephyr Jacobsen, C Pierce Salguero

    Thai herbs are a part of a colourful tradition of therapeutic that has been practiced and preserved over the centuries in conventional drugs faculties, Buddhist monasteries, and village houses in all places Thailand. Many really historical natural traditions remain practiced all through Thailand to this present day, and a few of those have now been well-known via the Ministry of Public healthiness as a huge part of the country’s nationwide healthcare approach. This revised and up-to-date version offers an outline of conventional Thai medicine—including either the idea and the sensible software of Thai food, bodywork, and natural medication. Of curiosity to herbalist, therapeutic massage therapists, and practitioners of alternative replacement healthcare platforms, the publication introduces the elemental ideas of Thai natural therapeutic in basic and transparent phrases, and it incorporates a precise compendium of person herbs. better of all, this publication is enjoyable, supplying effortless recipes for domestic treatments, healthcare items, and delicacies that may make the realm of Thai culture come alive on your home.
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  • Clinical Anatomy of the Spine, Spinal Cord, and ANS, 3e

    With its special medical point of view and evidence-based assurance, Clinical Anatomy of the backbone, Spinal wire, and ANS is the definitive reference for employing anatomic issues to the review and administration of stipulations of the backbone and linked neural buildings, together with spinal impingement and subluxation. high quality colour illustrations and pictures, in addition to plentiful radiographs, CT, and MRI photos, visually show particular anatomic and neuromusculoskeletal relationships and spotlight buildings that could be suffering from handbook and surgical spinal strategies or different diagnostic and healing procedures.

    • Coverage of the mechanisms in the back of the overview and remedy of scientific conditions
    • with regards to the backbone and linked neural structures helps you attach conception to perform by way of supplying the reason at the back of remedies.
    • Special emphasis on constructions which may be tormented by handbook and surgical spinal techniques and through different diagnostic and healing techniques regarding the backbone presents extra concentrated insurance than basic anatomy references.
    • Diagnostic imaging know-how is highlighted all through, with radiographs, CTs, and MRIs that reveal the relevance of anatomy to scientific practice.
    • High-quality colour illustrations and images enhance your realizing and support with diagnostics.
    • Highlighted goods allow you to fast find clinically appropriate information.
    • Updated, evidence-based content material
    • ensures you might have the knowledge had to offer secure, potent sufferer care.
    • New part on fascia provides the most recent info in this rising topic.
    • New illustrations, including line drawings, MRIs CTs, and x-rays, visually make clear key suggestions.
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  • Medical Imaging: Principles and Practices

    The discovery of x-ray, as a landmark occasion, enabled us to work out the "invisible," commencing a brand new period in scientific diagnostics. extra importantly, it provided a special undestanding round the interplay of electromagnetic sign with human tissue and the application of its selective absorption, scattering, diffusion, and mirrored image as a device for realizing the body structure, evolution of sickness, and treatment. With contributions from world-class specialists, Medical Imaging: ideas and Practices offers a evaluation of key imaging modalities with validated medical usage and examples of quantitative instruments for photo research, modeling, and interpretation.

    The publication presents an in depth evaluate of x-ray imaging and computed tomography, primary thoughts in sign acquisition and methods, through an summary of practical MRI (fMRI) and chemical shift imaging. It additionally covers themes in Magnetic Resonance Microcopy, the physics of instrumentation and sign assortment, and their software in medical perform. Highlights contain a bankruptcy providing a distinct viewpoint at the use of quantitative puppy for its functions in drug discovery and improvement, that is quickly changing into an indispensible device for medical and study functions, and a bankruptcy addressing the main matters round organizing and looking out multimodality information units, an more and more very important but hard factor in medical imaging.

    Topics include:

    • X-ray imaging and computed tomography
    • MRI and magnetic resonance microscopy
    • Nuclear imaging
    • Ultrasound imaging
    • Electrical Impedance Tomography (EIT)
    • Emerging applied sciences for in vivo imaging
    • Contrast-enhanced MRI
    • MR techniques for osteoarthritis and cardiovascular imaging
    • PET quantitative imaging for drug development
    • Medical imaging facts mining and search

    The collection of themes presents readers with an appreciation of the intensity and breadth of the sphere and the demanding situations sooner than the technical and medical group ofresearchers and practitioners.

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  • Life Stolen: My Father's Journey Through Alzheimer's

    By Vanessa Luther

    A existence Stolen is the gripping account of a father and daughter’s devastating, yet inspiring trip via Alzheimer’s. It’s an within check out the daily demanding situations dealing with not just the sufferer, but additionally the caregivers. for a few years, her father exhibited indicators of dementia, ultimately changing into too major to disregard. every thing culminated in the course of an incident one evening, and then her father used to be taken away, by no means to come back to his domestic back. The sickness replaced him on a daily basis till he was once a stranger. Then, it stole his lifestyles.

    Through the preliminary days at domestic to clinic remains, dwelling in a reminiscence care unit, rehab stints and finally hospice care, this ebook finds some of the struggles encountered whereas dealing with Alzheimer’s in an international no longer fairly prepared for it. it truly is in accordance with real occasions depicted precisely as they occurred whereas traveling the heartbreaking and harrowing street via this bad affliction. Its goal is to offer information and perception to others taking care of family with this negative disease, if it is in offering worthy info, emotions of aid or just phrases of encouragement. most significantly, the wish is that it'll make the line for others a neater one to commute. might the numerous tears during this trip be the fortitude that is helping others take care of the adversity from this overwhelming illness.
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  • Chronic Abdominal Pain: An Evidence-Based, Comprehensive Guide to Clinical Management

    Chronic Abdominal Pain is a entire source serious about the administration of continual belly ache. Chapters commence with an summary of discomfort new release, adaptive mechanisms and numerous diagnostic ways. a whole diversity of novel, conservative, minimally invasive and surgical healing concepts and their right choice are then mentioned besides evidence-based and sensible medical points of sufferer care. Authored by way of a crew of world-renowned physicians and researchers, this definitive consultant offers novel algorithms for modern remedy of continual stomach ache, giving soreness medication clinicians and practitioners the information had to examine and deal with sufferers with stomach discomfort.
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  • Langman's Medical Embryology

    Langman's clinical Embryology covers embryology for clinical, nursing, and wellbeing and fitness professions scholars with a robust medical emphasis. The textual content is very valued as a educating and studying source for its scientific correlation bins, summaries, difficulties to resolve, illustrations and scientific photos, and transparent, concise writing style—all of which make the subject material obtainable to scholars and correct to teachers. on-line fabric contains Simbryo—an animation software exhibiting approaches, organs, and structures constructing in human embryos—as good as overview questions and whole textual content on-line. A separate college picture financial institution and PowerPoint shows also are available.

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  • Zollinger's Atlas of Surgical Operations (9th Edition)

    By Robert Zollinger, E. Christopher Ellison


    The vintage step by step atlas of normal surgical procedure approaches – now in colour and up-to-date with the newest laparoscopic operations

    A Doody's middle identify for 2011!

    1615 color-highlighted illustrations

    "...a fantastically illustrated atlas of recent surgical procedures....While in different atlases line drawings may possibly simplify and operative images may perhaps upload realism, the illustrations during this atlas permit the doctor to imagine either the anatomy and the operation. past this, the softly coloured illustrations are aesthetically exciting and invite analyzing of the accompanying narrative....In sum, whereas the 9th version of Zollinger's Atlas of Surgical Operations differs from the early versions in lots of methods, it still inspires the long-lasting features of its predecessors and may consultant another new release of surgeons."--JAMA

    For greater than half-a-century, Zollinger’s Atlas of Surgical Operations has been the gold-standard reference for studying tips on how to practice the most typical surgeries utilizing secure, well-established recommendations. The 9th variation maintains this practice of excellence with the addition of colour illustrations and insurance of greater than 230 techniques, together with the various so much vital laparoscopic operations.

    Following the confirmed powerful layout of past variations, each one technique is totally defined on pages. definitely the right web page includes fantastically rendered line drawings with colour highlights that depict each very important motion a medical professional needs to give some thought to whereas appearing the operation. The dealing with web page comprises continuously formatted assurance of symptoms, preoperative education, anesthesia, place, operative guidance, incision and publicity, technique, closure, and postoperative care.

    Features
    * insurance of gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, pancreatic, vascular, gynecologic, and extra tactics, together with hernia fix, vascular entry, breast systems, sentinel lymph node biopsy, thyroidectomy, and lots of extra * New: insurance of the most recent laparoscopic tactics, together with correct and left colectomy, distal pancreatectomy with splenic protection, correct and left adrenalectomy, bariatric roux-en-Y gastric pass and adjustable gastric banding, and extra
    Time-tested, up to date, and superior by way of colour, Zollinger’s is still the final word educating atlas of surgery.
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  • Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialities (9th Edition)

    By Murray Longmore, Judith Collier, Keith Amarakone

    This booklet includes all of the medical specialities less than one hide. the entire subject matters lined were introduced updated with the most recent medical guidance and plenty of chapters, together with orthopaedics and trauma, were completely revised to incorporate the newest details. additionally incorporated are vast hyperlinks to the entire top facts, plus bedside knowledge, crucial proof and functional suggestion. filled with full-colour images and illustrations, this instruction manual is every thing you wish for education, revision, and scientific perform.
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  • Phillips' Science: Dental Materials (11th Edition)

    By Kenneth Anusavice

    The eleventh version of this top reference is a phenomenal, scientifically established resource of knowledge within the box of dental fabrics technology. It offers updated info on fabrics which are utilized in the dental workplace and laboratory each day, emphasizing useful, scientific use, in addition to the actual, chemical, and organic houses of fabrics. huge new scientific images during this version illustrate the subjects, and colour plates are built-in on the subject of comparable strategies as they're mentioned in each one bankruptcy. a brand new thesaurus of key words stumbled on firstly of each bankruptcy defines phrases within the acceptable context of the chapter's dialogue. additionally during this version, serious pondering questions during the e-book stimulate the readers' interest on particular themes, try their latest wisdom, and heighten their knowledge of significant or debatable subjects.

    content material outlines first and foremost of every bankruptcy supply a brief reference for particular topics.
    the jobs performed through key agencies in making sure the protection and efficacy of dental fabrics and units are defined - comparable to the yankee Dental organization, the U.S. nutrition and Drug management, the foreign association for Standardization, and the Fédération Dentaire Internationale.
    updated chosen Readings are awarded on the finish of every bankruptcy to direct readers to supplemental literature on every one topic.
    a number of packing containers and tables all through summarize and illustrate key thoughts and evaluate features and homes of varied dental materials.
    extraordinary members lend their credibility and adventure to the text.

    content material has been thoroughly up to date to incorporate info at the most modern dental fabrics available.
    Glossaries at first of every bankruptcy outline key phrases used in the context of that chapter.
    Revised art provides this variation a clean glance, with fine quality illustrations and scientific images to help within the visualization of fabrics and methods described.
    Reorganization and consolidation of chapters into 4 significant publication elements provides the cloth in a extra effective way:
    half I describes the foundations of fabrics technology that keep watch over the functionality of dental fabrics in dental laboratories, study laboratories, scholar dental clinics, public wellbeing and fitness clinics, and personal perform clinics.
    half II makes a speciality of effect fabrics, gypsum items, dental waxes, casting investments and techniques, and completing and sharpening abrasives and procedures.
    half III offers an up-to-date medical and utilized description of the composition, manipulation rules, homes, and medical functionality of bonded restorations, restorative resins, dental cements, dental amalgams, and direct-filling golds.
    half IV offers a simple and utilized description of fabrics which are processed in a laboratory or dental clinic.
    severe considering questions seem in each bankruptcy to stimulate considering and school room discussion.
    the final layout has been enhanced to supply a extra visually beautiful layout.
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