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Ambition, genius, thought, imagination, love, hate, greed and, above all, consciousness ourselves as alive and as part of our world -all this is somehow enabled by the brain. The brain is the person, and if it goes wrong, a person is ruined. This book is about part of what the brain does – a role of which many of us are hardly aware, but one that has ensured, the survival of mankind. Despite famine, drought, wars, cold, infections and hostile environments, we survive as a species – though not always as individuals.
Three in-depth conversations with the Nobel laureate co-discoverer of the double helix and the first director of the Human Genome Project cover a wide range of topics, including progress in science; the scientist’s role in modern life; women in science; scientific ethics; terrorism; religion; multiculturalism; and how genetics may improve human lives. Reflections by further illustrious contributors to the scientific revolution and the author’s commentaries provide a glimpse into the thinking of scientists who largely determine the progress of humankind in our time.
This is a 3-in-1 reference book. It gives a complete medical dictionary covering hundreds of terms and expressions relating to budesonide. It also gives extensive lists of bibliographic citations. Finally, it provides information to users on how to update their knowledge using various Internet resources.
This atlas is a practical guide for practitioners who perform interventional procedures with radiographic guidance to alleviate acute or chronic pain. The author provides an overview of each technique, with detailed full-color illustrations of the relevant anatomy, technical aspects of each treatment, and a description of potential complications. For this revised and expanded Second Edition, the author also discusses indications for each technique, as well as medical evidence on the technique’s applicability.
The updated Seventh Edition of this respected learning text delivers the clinically essential content psychiatric and mental health nurses need to practice with confidence. Spanning the continuum of care, this edition will help you excel in a range of settings, improve client and family education skills, and build the self-awareness you need as a member of the interdisciplinary care team. The book’s wealth of new learning features and dynamic full-color design combine to create an engaging knowledge-builder you’ll turn to again and again.S
Exceptional liver disease treatment starts with Biopsy Interpretation of the Liver. A tried-and-true guide for physicians, surgeons, and clinicians, this bench reference promises to keep you informed, skilled, and on the forefront of liver biopsy. Go beyond the superficial, framing each diagnosis in its most common clinical context, alongside clinical recommendations. Don’t fall behind in your understanding of biopsy; equip your practice with the tools to effectively diagnose and offer the highest in patient care.
Part of the comprehensive Biopsy Interpretation Series, the second edition of Biopsy Interpretation of the Uterine Cervix and Corpus provides an easy-to-follow, practical approach to normal histology, non-neoplastic conditions, and neoplasia of the cervix and uterine body. Focusing on the most common biopsies, this up-to-date bench reference emphasizes morphologic features and immunohistochemistry in the diagnostic material, with close attention paid to differential diagnosis, including benign mimics of tumors.K
Does your heart skip a beat every time you think about the complexities of providing cardio care? Well, not anymore! Written in the award-winning Incredibly Easy! style, this completely updated Third Edition of Cardiovascular Care Made Incredibly Easy is the ideal reference for those entering or needing a refresher in cardiovascular nursing care.This one-of-a-kind book brings together the broad knowledge nurses need to be confident in cardiovascular care, including cardiovascular anatomy and physiology; assessment; diagnostic testing; hemodynamic monitoring; electrocardiogram performance and interpretation; medications; synchronized cardioversion; care of patients with IABP counterpulsation, ICDs, pacemakers, and VADs; and preoperative and postoperative care for patients with MIDCAB, CABG, and balloon angioplasty.I
Succeed on internal medicine board certification and recertification exams with Cleveland Clinic Intensive Board Review of Internal Medicine, 6e! The new edition contains ancillary and online exclusive content, drawing from the expertise of the distinguished Cleveland Clinic faculty. Taking a more clinical approach than other review texts, this practical resource includes a unique and well-structured set of exercises that offer a challenge at the end of each chapter. · Master essential concepts of the major subspecialty areas in internal medicine with expert information, clinical vignettes, and coverage of crucial clinical points in each chapter.·
This fourth edition of Clinical Management of Binocular Vision uses the past five years of research studies and literature to provide an accurate look at today’s diagnosis and treatment of binocular vision. Written with an emphasis on proper evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment, each condition is covered in-depth and includes background information, symptoms, case analysis, and management options. This edition also includes the latest information on new vision therapy equipment. Easy to read and understand, this book is ideal for faculty when designing courses, students studying these topics for the first time, or established practitioners looking for a practical, easy-to-use reference on accommodative, ocular motility, and nonstrabismic vision anomalies.
This comprehensive, problem-based textbook discusses the full range of complications in anesthesiology. Major sections cover intraoperative and postoperative complications affecting each organ system—respiratory, cardiovascular, neurologic, ophthalmologic, renal, hematologic and hemostatic, gastrointestinal, endocrine, obstetric, immunologic and infectious, and disorders of temperature regulation. Coverage includes problems that are rarely mentioned in older textbooks, such as ischemic optic neuropathy and postoperative cognitive dysfunction.C
Thoroughly updated for its Fourth Edition, this award-winning handbook gives mental health professionals authoritative guidance on how the law affects their clinical practice. Each chapter presents case examples of legal issues that arise in practice, clearly explains the governing legal rules, their rationale, and their clinical impact, and offers concrete action guides to navigating clinico-legal dilemmas. This edition addresses crucial recent developments including new federal rules protecting patients’ privacy, regulations minimizing use of seclusion and restraint, liability risks associated with newer psychiatric medications, malpractice risks in forensic psychiatry, and new structured assessment tools for violence risk, suicidality, and decisional capacity.
Derived from a popular review course for residents and fellows at Yale University’s Department of Psychiatry, this comprehensive question-and-answer review book will prepare resident and practicing psychiatrists for all types of standardized examinations, including the PRITE, the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology written exam, and recertification exams. The book contains 2,000 multiple-choice questions divided into ten 200-question tests, and each test covers all psychiatry and neurology topics in the ABPN curriculum.
Thoroughly updated and greatly expanded for its Second Edition, this highly acclaimed atlas is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art reference on all aspects of transesophageal echocardiography (TEE). It features more than 2,300 illustrations-over 1,100 in full color-that demonstrate the full spectrum of findings observed in acquired and congenital cardiac diseases.This edition has two new chapters on transpharyngeal ultrasound and three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography.
Written by residents, fellows in training, and experienced attending physicians, this pocket book presents an evidence-based clinical approach to cardiology in a concise quick-reference format. The book is designed for rapid point-of-care consultation and is ideal for residents, fellows, and practitioners who operate in a fast-paced environment.The comprehensive coverage ranges from preventive cardiology, to acute coronary syndromes, to electrophysiology, to cardiology consultation.
The thoroughly revised, updated Fourth Edition of this classic reference provides authoritative, current guidelines on chest imaging using state-of-the-art technologies, including multidetector CT, MRI, PET, and integrated CT-PET scanning. This edition features a brand-new chapter on cardiac imaging. Extensive descriptions of the use of PET have been added to the chapters on lung cancer, focal lung disease, and the pleura, chest wall, and diaphragm.
Concise Neurology presents neurology content in a logical sequence within each of ten chapters. Virtually every topic of interest to clinicians is covered in one or two pages to facilitate efficient review of the core concepts in diagnosis and treatment for each syndrome or disease. The author has maintained a thematic unity across related pages, which allows for random reading to be almost as fruitful as sequential reading. For example, a reader who opens the "anticoagulation" page will find a capsulized review of the heparin, warfarin, and thrombolysis stroke trials and the evidence supporting the current therapeutic guidelines.
Ideally suited for students in critical care rotations and residents, this concise, practical handbook presents the essentials of medical and surgical critical care in an easy-to-read format. The authors succinctly explain the pathophysiology underlying clinical disorders and the key principles of diagnosis and patient management, emphasizing cost-effective approaches.The Fourth Edition includes Controversies in Critical Care boxes in many chapters, which briefly summarize opposing arguments on controversial points.
Featuring over 500 images, this atlas is the first text on performing and interpreting CT urography. Chapters detail the indications and techniques for CT urography, review the risks of radiation exposure, show how normal urinary tract anatomy and variants appear on CT scans, and demonstrate a wide range of urinary tract abnormalities as they appear on thin-section CT. The final chapter illustrates artifacts and diagnostic pitfalls.C
The leading reference and text on caring for underserved patients and those with highly unique health requirements – updated and expanded in full color
Medical Management of Vulnerable and Underserved Patients: Principles, Practice and Populations, Second Edition is designed to clarify current issues and instruct you in best practices and compliance with legislation, such as the Affordable Care Act, when caring for patients living with chronic diseases in poor and minority populations. How do these laws affect you, your practice, and patient care?
Medical Management of Vulnerable and Underserved Patients is ideally suited for clinical and
educational programs and policy-oriented institutions concerned with addressing health disparities and caring for the underserved and vulnerable patient.
Residents and fellows will benefit from the thorough review in neurology presented in this text. The book covers neuroanatomy, cerebrovascular diseases, seizures and epilepsy, demyelinating disorders, nervous system tumors, paraneoplastic syndromes, headache, infections, metabolic diseases, and much more! Comprehensive Board Review in Neurology is the ultimate preparation guide for the required annual in-service exam and the ABNP exam for board certification.
Written by more than 30 emergency physicians with first-hand experience handling medical care during disasters, this volume is the only single comprehensive reference on disaster medicine. It provides the information that every emergency department needs to prepare for and handle the challenges of natural and manmade disasters. The contributors present guidelines for assessing the affected population’s health care needs, establishing priorities, allocating resources, and treating individuals.
Written by the world’s foremost authorities, this book is the most comprehensive reference on the diagnosis and management of pediatric foot and ankle disorders. It provides complete, current information on the anatomy, etiology, clinical features and presentation, natural history, radiographic, MRI, and CT evaluation, and treatment of all congenital and acquired conditions, both common and rare. More than 700 radiographs, photographs, and line drawings complement the text.T
Geared to cardiology fellows in electrophysiology rotations, Electrophysiology: The Basics provides very specific information based on the outline that specifies what content must be covered in training programs. This pocket guide is authored by prominent electrophysiology instructors and is very practical, discussing the cases the trainee will be seeing. Advanced information is presented in an accessible format; traditional didactic text is combined with bulleted lists and limited, but seminal references.
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