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Including over 250 radiographic images and a question-and-answer format, this book is primarily aimed at students approaching the film-viewing session of the final Fellowship of The Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR) examination. It is also valuable, however, as a general self-assessment text for Members of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) and Fellows of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) for whom radiology plays an increasingly important role. The format parallels the final FRCR examination, with mock papers of eight cases representing all forms of imaging and pathologies.
A clear guide to one of todays most popular treatment modalities, this volume explores why the narrative metaphor is important in the therapeutic relationship, and how to incorporate narrative techniques into social work practice.
Written in response to reader requests for a short, “to the point” text that clearly summarizes the most important chemical elements of therapeutically relevant drug classes, Essentials of Foye’s Principles of Medicinal Chemistry is a concise, quick-reference source of reliable information in the field. Derived from the highly regarded Foye’s Principles of Medicinal Chemistry, this focused text provides an essential understanding of drug action and demonstrates its practical application to today’s pharmacy practice.H
Advances in medicine have brought us the stethoscope, artificial kidneys, and computerized health records. They have also changed the doctor-patient relationship. This book explores how the technologies of medicine are created and how we respond to the problems and successes of their use. Stanley Joel Reiser, MD, walks us through the ways medical innovations exert their influence by discussing a number of selected technologies, including the X-ray, ultrasound, and respirator. Reiser creates a new understanding of thinking about how health care is practiced in the United States and thereby suggests new methods to effectively meet the challenges of living with technological medicine.
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.
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
Part of the Essential Emergency Medicine Series, this book offers emergency department staff a one-stop shop for information about all aspects of imaging. With the demand for cost-effective treatment, and the plethora of imaging options, the emergency physician needs to know which test will provide the best information with the least impact on the patient. The authors present information in a systematic, user-friendly approach. Beginning with the suspected diagnosis, the clinician reviews a brief overview of the condition, usual findings, and possible lab tests.
Prepare yourself for the challenges of orthopaedic surgery…With guidance from one of the world’s leading hospitals!Hospital for Special Surgery Orthopaedic ManualCreated by residents and attending physicians at New York’s Hospital for Special Surgery, this manual is a practical, concise, reference for orthopaedic residents. The book’s content is drawn from Hospital for Special Surgery residency lectures, attendings’ teaching points, and leading textbooks and journal articles.This dynamic surgical manual includes… Rotation-based organization—including general/basic science, arthroplasty, fractures, pediatrics, tumors, sports, spine, foot and ankle, and hand—delivers need-to-know information in a format that’s easy to navigate.
This book addresses the topic of toilet design, but instead of focusing on the typical able bodied user, it takes the various needs and limited abilities of older and/or disabled people as its starting point (human centered design). This follows the principles of Inclusive Design: designs taking into account the needs of the most challenged, will also have benefits for the healthy. For the most part, this book is a spin-off of an EU-funded research and development project called the Friendly Rest Room for Elderly People (FFR), which ran from 2001 to 2005.
Editors: Picard, Michael H., Passeri, Jonathan J., Dal-Bianco, Jacob P. (Eds.)Focuses on a case-based approach to treating each disease processTeaches by using images to make the key teaching pointsInclude sections on complications of the proceduresThis book teaches the key knowledge required for the use of ultrasound to guide many catheter based cardiac therapies. While live CME courses are now covering this material there are very few textbooks on this topic. A unique aspect of this book is that it has many images to illustrate the teaching points.
Delayed development of speech and/or language is one of the commonest reasons for parents of preschool children to seek the advice of a paediatrician.Accessible to non-academic Speech and Language Impairments provides an overview of recent research developments in specific speech and language impairments, written by experts in the field. Topics include normal and disordered development of problems , crosslinguistic studies, pragmatic language impairments, early identification, educational and psychiatric outcomes, acquired epileptic aphasia and experimental studies of remediation.
Now fully updated for a second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy remains the indispensible guide to clinical pharmacy, providing all the information needed for practising and student pharmacists. Presenting handy practical guidance in a quick-reference, bullet-point format, it will supply the knowledge and confidence you need to provide a clinical pharmacy service. The handbook includes information on controlled drugs, adverse drug reactions, interactions, communication skills, and confidentiality.
This best-selling book has been updated to reflect recent advances in how cone beam computerized tomography is being used by dental practitioners in each of the various specialties. As before, the book introduces readers to all of the different ways of viewing CBCT data sets and guides clinicians in identifying familiar and unfamiliar anatomical landmarks in the three planes of section (axial, sagittal, and coronal). New to this edition are chapters on risk and liability, small volume anatomy, and endodontic applications of CBCT.
Images from CT, MRI, PET, and other medical instrumentation have become central to the radiotherapy process in the past two decades, thus requiring medical physicists, clinicians, dosimetrists, radiation therapists, and trainees to integrate and segment these images efficiently and accurately in a clinical environment. Image Processing in Radiation Therapy presents an up-to-date, detailed treatment of techniques and algorithms for the registration, segmentation, reconstruction, and evaluation of imaging data.
Thoroughly revised to include the latest industry developments, the Second Edition presents a comprehensive overview of computer validation and verification principles and how to put them into practice. To provide the current best practice and guidance on identifying and implementing improvements for computer systems, the text extensively reviews regulations of pharmaceuticals, healthcare products, blood processing, medical devices, clinical systems, and biotechnology. Ensuring that organizations transition smoothly to the new system, this guide explains how to implement the new GMP paradigm while maintaining continuity with current practices.
The first atlas of emergency diagnostic imaging that brings together every must-know radiographic method and technique
Includes nearly 1,500 clinical images!
Whether it’s a CT, MRI, ultrasound, or x-ray, this comprehensive, hands-on resource helps you read and understand any imaging study–and guides you step-by-stepthrough the process of making a proper diagnosis based on radiographic results. The Atlas of Emergency Radiology is filled with diagnostic images for the fullspectrum of acute conditions and emergencies.
Filled with 1,484 figures that demonstrate clinical findings
Concise text solidifies your grasp of clinical and imaging correlations and includes:
Unique, up-to-date chapter on pediatric problems reviews the full range of medical issues associated with children
Since 1987, the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) has been a global leader in providing evidence-based certifications and advanced credentials to health and fitness professionals. “NASM Essentials of Personal Fitness Training, Fourth Edition”, continues to lead the way by providing the most comprehensive resource for aspiring personal trainers and other health and fitness professionals. Based on NASM’s proprietary Optimum Performance Training (OPT[trademark]) model, you will learn a systematic approach to program design with exercise program guidelines and variables; protocols for building stabilization, strength, and power programs; guidance on how to build a clientele through professional development; and, more! By following the techniques in this book, you will gain the information, insight, and inspiration you need to change the world as a health and fitness professional.
Structured like a textbook, the second edition of this reference covers all aspects of biopharmaceutical manufacturing, including legal and regulatory issues, production facility design, and quality assurance, with a focus on supply chain management and regulations in emerging markets and cost control.
The author has longstanding industrial expertise in biopharmaceutical production and years of experience teaching at universities. As such, this practical book is ideal for use in academia as well as for internal training within companies.
To stay in compliance with regulations, pharmaceutical, medical, and biotech companies must create qualtiy SOPs that build in the regulatory requirements into actions and describe personal flow, internal flow, flow of information, and processing steps. Quality Operations Procedures for Pharmaceutical, API, and Biotechnology and the accompanying CD-ROM take into account all major international regulations, such as FDA, EU GMP, cGMP, GLP, PDA technical monographs, PDA technical reports, PMA concepts, journals of PDA, GCP, and industry standard ISO 9000, to be in compliance with documentation guidelines.
Editors: MOHAMED, ROZI (Ed.)Provides readers with a reliable source on the subject of agarwood and its producing tree speciesIncludes a review on agarwood induction techniques and presents readers with new methodsA special chapter on agarwood grades helps readers to understand the different grading practices in sourcing countriesThis book gives readers new information to understand the mechanism of agarwood induction and therefore eradicate the myths surrounding agarwood formation. One of the challenges in conserving agarwood resources is species identification.
Editors: Fayad, Mohamed, Johnson, Bradford R. (Eds.)Explains how CBCT can solve challenging problems in endodonticsShortens the learning curve in the use of CBCTOffers detailed guidance on image interpretationThis book is designed to provide the reader with a full understanding of the role of cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) in helping to solve many of the most challenging problems in endodontics. It will shorten the learning curve in application of this exciting imaging technique in a variety of contexts: difficult diagnostic cases, treatment planning, evaluation of internal tooth anatomy prior to root canal therapy, nonsurgical and surgical treatments, early detection and treatment of resorptive defects, and outcomes assessment.T
Succinct and highly illustrated, this handy pocket guide enables doctors, nurses and emergency care practitioners to successfully manage common minor injuries in children at the point of care.Key features of this book:Concise, evidence-based text including the latest recommended guidelines andprocedures for instant access to key informationIncludes generous use of colour, warning boxes, icons, clinical tips and practicaladvice to help the reader find information at a glanceDetailed guidance on when to treat, how to treat, when to refer or when minortrauma is indicative of a more serious diagnosisNumerous illustrations help explain more difficult conceptsThis book is an essential purchase for junior doctors, nurse practitioners and emergency care practitioners in the emergency department, minor injury centre or primary care facility.
Lippincott Illustrated Reviews: Pharmacology, Sixth Edition, is the updated, enhanced version of the student-favorite resource for essentials of medical pharmacology. The first-and-best resource, the Lippincott Illustrated Reviews series features clear, effective writing and hundreds of illustrations for ideal rapid review and the assimilation of complex information. Clear, sequential images present mechanisms of action and focus on showing rather than telling students how drugs work. New edition features: All NEW chapters on Drugs of Abuse, Drugs for Obesity, Antihistamines, Drugs for Urologic Disorders, Drugs for Hematopoietic Disorders, Drugs for Dermatological Disorders, and Drugs for Bone DisordersOver 380 study questions!Nearly 600 annotated, full-color illustrations visually explain complex processes!Outline format ideal for concise review and foundational learning
Proving that sometimes less text can deliver more information, this super-concise guide covers more than one thousand of the most commonly used medications. Organized alphabetically by generic drug name, Clinician’s Pocket Drug Reference zeros-in on must-know information such as selection and administration, mechanisms of action, dosage, cautions, contraindications, and side effects.
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