By (author): Jose Biller, Gregory Gruener, Paul Brazis
The single-best guide to learning how to perform the diagnostic neurologic examination – enhanced by more than 80 online videos
Presented in full color, DeMyer’s provides neurologists and psychiatrists in training with a proven, didactic way to learn the complicated technique of using the physical examination to diagnose neurologic illness. This trusted classic also reviews the anatomy and physiology necessary to interpret the examination, and it details the laboratory tests and neuroimaging best suited for a particular clinical problem. You will also find complete, up-to-date coverage of the latest imaging modalities for assessing disease.
Utilizing a learn at your own pace teaching approach, DeMyer’s The Neurologic Examination features valuable learning aids such as:
·Full-color illustrations that clearly explain neuroanatomy and physiology
·Detailed tables and mnemonics to help you remember important steps and signs to look for during the examination
·Learning Objectives to help you organize and retain important takeaways from each chapter
·Questions and answers within the text to reinforce key points
·Clear algorithms that reveal the differential diagnoses of common neurologic symptoms
·NEW! More than 80 online clinical vignette videos
If you are looking for authoritative, step-by-step guidance from experienced teachers/clinicians on how to perform an accomplished neurologic examination, your search ends with DeMyer’s.
Jose Biller, MD is Chair of the Department of Neurology at Loyola University’s Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois Gregory Gruener, MD, MBA is Professor in the Department of Neurology and Director, Ralph P. Leischner, Jr. MD Institute for Medical Education at Loyola University’s Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois Paul W. Brazis, MD is Professor of Neurology in the Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology at the Mayo Medical School, and Consultant in Neurology and Neuro-Ophthalmology at the Mayo Clinic-Jacksonville, Florida.
This print edition of The EACVI Textbook of Echocardiography comes with a DVD and access to the online version on Oxford Medicine Online, for as long as the edition is published by Oxford University Press. By activating your unique access code, you can read and annotate the full text online, follow links from the references to primary research materials, and view, enlarge, and download all the figures and tables.
This fully updated second edition of the official textbook of the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging serves the educational requirements of cardiologists and all clinical medical professionals in echocardiography. It is fully-aligned with EACVI goals and reflects the core European syllabus.
Published in partnership with the European Society of Cardiology and written by a team of expert authors, this textbook is a valuable resource on echocardiography and for accreditation through the EACVI.
With its thorough and instructive text complemented by more than 500 full colour images and 200 videos online and as a separate DVD, The EACVI Textbook of Echocardiography is a one-stop, authoritative resource on echocardiography.
Cardiology is a large and critical branch of internal medicine, and as such covers a vast amount of the knowledge tested in Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians (MRCP) exams. This study guide contains 150 multiple choice questions (MCQs), each with various numbers of stem answers. The questions cover a wide range of both cardiology and cardiovascular pharmacology and encompass both basic anatomy and physiology of the heart, through to advanced topics such as evidence-based medicine. The questions are supplemented at the back of the book with explanatory answers to aid further revision and study.
Echocardiography is ultrasound imaging of the heart. This third edition of Step by Step Pediatric Echocardiography describes the methodology of conducting a baseline echocardiogram in neonatal and paediatric patients. Divided into 13 chapters, the book presents different types of echocardiography examination, such as M-Mode and Doppler examination, followed by chapters on specific diseases including acyanotic congenital heart disease, cyanotic heart disease, acquired valvular disease, cardiac infections and myocardium disease. A list of pitfalls in paediatric echocardiograms and how to avoid them is also included. This updated and expanded edition features three new chapters on foetal echocardiography, neonatal echocardiography, and echocardiography in the intensive care unit. Enhanced by 97 images and illustrations including many encountered in routine clinical practice, Step by Step Pediatric Echocardiography is a useful quick reference guide for paediatricians and general physicians. Key Points * New, updated and expanded edition *3 new chapters *97 images and illustrations * Previous edition published 2010
Now in its third edition the Oxford Handbook of Midwifery continues to be the essential one-stop guide to the key principles of the care and management of pregnancy, birth and beyond. Concise yet comprehensive, with its recognisable and easy-to-use Oxford Handbook format, midwives will find this a treasure trove of clear, practical guidance. Whether you are a student needing a helping hand through the subject, or an experienced practitioner needing to refresh your knowledge in an emergency, you can be sure that this handbook will be there for you.
Written by experienced midwives, and following the latest guidelines and key care protocols, this is handbook is up-to-date and authoritative, with sections on sexual health, contraception, neonatal care and infant feeding. Each chapter includes assessment, diagnosis and management of care with treatment interventions. Now including new information on initiation of breast feeding with biological nurturing as well as a highlighted section on how to manage obstetric emergencies. Important psychosocial care issues are also addressed. This edition provides concise, practical and accessible information in a logical sequence, as the layout follows the woman’s journey through pregnancy, birth and early motherhood.
In an age where antimicrobial resistance amongst pathogens grows more prevalent, particularly in the hospital setting, antimicrobial stewardship is an evidence-based, proven measure in the battle against resistance and infection.
This comprehensive, definitive reference work is written by an international team of acknowledged experts in the field. The authors explore the effective use of coordinated antimicrobial interventions to change prescribing practice and help slow the emergence of antimicrobial resistance, ensuring that antimicrobials remain an effective treatment for infection.
Amongst the first of its kind, Antimicrobial Stewardship provides infectious disease physicians, administrators, laboratory, pharmacy, nursing, and medical staff practical guidance in setting up antimicrobial stewardship programs in their institutions with the aim of selecting the optimal antimicrobial drug regimen, dose, duration of therapy, and route of administration.
In the past few decades a revolution in our approach to treating type 2 diabetes has occurred following the recognition that the condition is caused by multiple defects. A range of new treatments are now available, with many more forthcoming, utilising differing mechanisms of action that allow targeted and more effective therapy of this multifactorial disease than ever before.
The increasing requirement in the UK to move much of diabetes practice into the community requires much more detailed knowledge of the condition by GPs and practice nurses. In this bespoke book, the authors aim to show how new mechanisms of glucose control and advances in treatments arising from this can tailor treatment to the individual in primary care. This book incorporates the recently published ADA/EASD guidelines and the 2015 update from the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE).
Essential reading for the multi-professional diabetes care team, this book should also be of interest to hospital specialists in training.
Packed with detailed, clearly labeled radiologic images on every page, this lavishly illustrated atlas teaches readers how to identify and quickly diagnose the spectrum of pulmonary vascular pathologies using the full range of imaging modalities. Each concise yet comprehensive chapter provides systematic coverage of the imaging manifestations of common, uncommon, and rare diseases. Explanatory text supplements each high-quality image to highlight only the most relevant, must-know information.
In-depth coverage of how the pulmonary vessels are affected by congenital anomalies, cardiac disease, emboli, in situ thrombosis, vasculitis, tumors, aneurysms, and other key lung vessel pathologies
359 high-resolution radiologic images demonstrate a wide variety of imaging modalities, from radiography, angiography, and multislice CT, to MRI, ultrasound, and nuclear imaging
Succinct bullet-point format enables quick and easy reference
High-quality angiogiographic and correlative CT images and instructive drawings illustrate the diagnostic criteria of pulmonary embolism
Tips on how to recognize pulmonary embolism mimics, such as partial volume and flow-related artifacts
This image-rich volume is ideal for clinicians, fellows, and residents in radiology, respiratory medicine, emergency medicine, cardiology, and cardiothoracic surgery as both an educational tool and a user-friendly reference for everyday practice.
The prevalence of autoimmune diseases and rheumatic conditions is constantly increasing. Autoimmune diseases affect approximately 7-10% of the population of the United States, while more than 50,000,000 American adults suffer from some type of arthritis. The Heart in Rheumatic, Autoimmune and Inflammatory Diseases examines the complex mechanisms relating to cardiac diseases from a pathophysiological and clinical point of view. Autoimmune rheumatic diseases can affect the coronary vessels, myocardium, pericardium, heart valves and the conduction system. The diagnosis of these unique cardiac complications necessitates medical awareness and a high index of suspicion. Increased risk of advanced atherosclerosis plays a pivotal role in the development of cardiac diseases in systemic, rheumatic and autoimmune illnesses. Yet, other complex immune medicated mechanisms may contribute to the pathogenesis. Patients’ optimal care requires coordination between the primary caregiver, the rheumatologist, immunologist and cardiologist. Screening for cardiovascular risk factors, recognition of high-risk patients and identification of subclinical cardiac conditions are of great importance. Moreover, regulation of inflammation, as well as abnormal immune responses and the initiation of early treatments should be the focus of patient management. A continuous attempt to identify novel therapeutic targets and change the natural history of the underlying disease and its cardiac manifestations is in progress. The book aims at providing the readers with a state of the art collection of up to date information regarding clinically important topics based on experts’ perspectives.
This book was a result of an extended coordinated collaboration of one-hundred and fifty-four distinguished scientists from thirty-one countries around the globe.
A review of common, as well as unusual (yet clinically significant) medical cardiac complications of prevalent rheumatic, autoimmune and inflammatory diseases.
Focuses on aspects of pathophysiological processes, clinical presentations, screening tests, prognostic implications and novel therapeutic approaches.
Presents an up-to-date “level of evidence? and “strengths of recommendations? for suggested therapies and reviews all randomized clinical trials, meta-analyses and other supporting published clinical findings.