Jun 282016
 

Essentials of Plastic Surgery: Q&A Companion


By (author): Alex P. Jones, Jeffrey E. Janis

Essentials of Plastic Surgery: Q&A Companion is the companion to Essentials of Plastic Surgery, Second Edition, which covers a wide variety of topics in aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. As such, it is designed to test your knowledge of the source book, which may be helpful in the clinical setting and beyond.

It presents both multiple choice questions and extended matching questions in single best answer format. The 1200 questions are carefully constructed to be practical and thorough, and are accompanied by detailed answers that help enhance understanding of both the right and wrong answers.

Compact enough to fit in a lab coat pocket, its design and organization allow for quick and easy reading. The print book is accompanied by a complimentary eBook that can be accessed on smartphones and tablets. It is the go-to resource for all students of plastic surgery, whether residents in training or experienced practitioners.

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Jun 282016
 

Curbside Consultation in Uveitis: 49 Clinical Questions (Curbside Consultation in Ophthalmology)


By (author): Stephen Foster MD FACS

Are you looking for concise, practical answers to those questions that are often left unanswered by traditional references on uveitis? Are you seeking brief, evidence-based advice for the daily examination of patients? Curbside Consultation in Uveitis: 49 Clinical Questions provides quick and direct answers to the thorny questions most commonly posed during a “curbside consultation” between experienced clinicians.

Dr. Stephen Foster has designed this unique reference in which uveitis specialists offer expert advice, preferences, and opinions on tough clinical questions commonly encountered by ophthalmologists, residents, and other health care professionals. The unique Q&A format provides quick access to current information related to uveitis with the simplicity of a conversation between two colleagues. Images, diagrams, and references are included to enhance the text and to illustrate clinical diagnoses and treatment plans.

Curbside Consultation in Uveitis: 49 Clinical Questions provides information basic enough for residents while also incorporating expert pearls that even high-volume ophthalmologists will appreciate. Refractive surgeons, general ophthalmologists, and residents alike will enjoy the user-friendly and casual format.

Some of the questions that are answered:
• How do the results of the Systemic Immunosuppressive Therapy for Eye Disease (SITE) Cohort Study apply to the care of my patients with uveitis?
• How should I evaluate and treat a patient with uveitis?
• How should I treat macular edema in a patient with uveitis?
• How should I treat a pregnant woman with macular threatening toxoplasmosis retinochoroiditis?
• When should I refer a patient with uveitis to a uveitis specialist?
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Jun 282016
 

USMLE Images for the Boards: A Comprehensive Image-Based Review, 1e


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By (author): Amber S. Tully MD, James S. Studdiford MD FACP

Stay on top of USMLE steps 1,2,3 preparation with USMLE Images for the Boards: A Comprehensive Image-Based Review, the first comprehensive image-based review aid available! This high-yield medical textbook will help you identify and interpret the images you’re likely to see on the exam, allowing you to approach the boards with confidence and land the best score.

  • Optimize your visual diagnostic skills with the only review tool that focuses on image interpretation in a standardized-testing environment and provides evidence-based data governing the selection of imaging modalities for a particular disease.
  • Prepare for all steps of the USMLE with 300 full-color medical images, including: EKGs, plain film/CT/MRI radiology, pathology slides, gross tissue specimens, and images depicting commonly tested diseases encountered within the fields of ophthalmology, urology, internal medicine, OB/GYN, pediatrics, orthopedics, and ENT.
  • Retain all the necessary information and evaluate your understanding thanks to an easy-to-follow format and challenging board-style review questions with high-yield explanations.

Be prepared with this high-yield, clinically relevant review guide of images for “board” preparation.

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Jun 282016
 

Vaginitis: Differential Diagnosis and Management


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By (author): Sebastian Faro

Vaginitis and its related conditions are the most common reasons women seek care from their gynecologists. However, it is not uncommon for women with complaints that suggest the presence of vaginitis or vaginosis to see their primary care physician or a nurse practitioner. While afflictions involving the vagina might not cause a great deal of discomfort, they can have a significantly negative impact on the patient’s overall well being. This book is a tool for evaluating and managing the patient with vaginitis. After either reading this book or referring to it for specific guidance, the reader should be able to correctly evaluate a patient and develop a management regimen for most of the cases he or she will encounter.
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Jun 282016
 

Netter’s Neurology, 2e (Netter Clinical Science)


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By (author): H. Royden Jones Jr. Jr., Jayashri Srinivasan, Gregory J. Allam, Richard A. Baker

Netter’s Neurology, 2nd Edition, by Drs. H. Royden Jones, Jayashri Srinivasan, Gregory J. Allam, and Richard A. Baker, uses visually rich Netter artwork to efficiently provide you with a concise overview of general neurology and its intersection with internal medicine, neurosurgery, ophthalmology, psychiatry, and orthopedics. “It communicates often very difficult areas of neurology quite simply, and builds on basics to advanced understanding. I’ve never seen such well-thought-out and informative illustrations with such detail in another neurology book of this type.” – First Prize Winner, Illustrated Book Category, British Medical Association 2012 Medical Book Competition

  • Master general neurology and its intersection with internal medicine, neurosurgery, ophthalmology, psychiatry, and orthopedics through comprehensive topic coverage.
  • Get a quick and memorable overview of anatomy, pathophysiology, and clinical presentation from the precision and beauty of Netter and Netter-style plates that highlight key neuroanatomical and neurologic concepts.
  • Explore specific clinical applications with vignettes included throughout the text that bring each topic to life.
  • Find the information you need quickly and easily thanks to the short text and concise topic overviews.
  • See the latest developments in the field in clear detail with new artwork and new entries on ALS, Eastern Equine Encephalitis, African Sleeping Sickness, and more.
  • Effectively visualize the underlying anatomy in living patients through upgraded neuroimaging coverage, including MR, CT, and PET.
  • Tap into additional treatment information with more clinical vignettes that provide “real-life” illustrative case evaluations.
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Jun 282016
 

The Surgical Review: An Integrated Basic and Clinical Science Study Guide


Completely updated for its Third Edition, this book is a comprehensive review of the topics on the American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination (ABSITE), the certifying exam, and recertification exams. Chapters are co-authored by residents and attending physicians at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and integrate basic science with clinical practice. More than 300 illustrations complement the text.

This edition’s Table of Contents has been reorganized to match the current exam. The Key Concept summaries have been expanded and moved to the front of each chapter. Additional diagrams and tables have been included for quicker review.

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Jun 282016
 

Ultimate Review for the Neurology Boards: Question and Answer Companion


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By (author): Dr. Hubert Fernandez MD, Nelson Hwynn DO

Written by the lead author of the popular review book popular Ultimate Review for the Neurology Boards, Second Edition, this handy paperback is an essential tool for Board preparation and can be used independently or as a supplement to any review book. Ultimate Review for the Neurology Boards: Question and Answer Companion contains structured test questions, answers, and explanations designed to help the busy clinician prepare for the neurology boards, the AAN’s RITEÆ exam, or recertification. Using a Q&A format to test recall and sharpen skills, all areas covered on the boards are represented.

The book opens with a set of test taking tips, and then breaks down the field of neurology into 24 units covering all the subjects tested on the boards including psychiatry. Each unit contains 20+ multiple-choice questions, with answers and complete explanations. Ultimate Q&A is illustrated throughout, and includes a color plate section. The book closes with a practice test containing additional random questions and an appendix of high-yield facts, figures, and tables specifically selected for last-minute reinforcement before the exam.

Special Features of Ultimate Review for the Neurology Boards: Question and Answer Companion Include:

  • Q&A review of all topics contained on the neurology board exam, including psychiatry
  • Contains over 500 questions with clear concise answers and explanations, plus a mock board exam for self-testing
  • Questions are arranged by topics and also in random order to simulate a real test
  • High-yield information section for quick last-minute review of essential facts
  • Illustrated throughout includes a color plate section

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Jun 282016
 

Atlas of Emergency Radiology: Vascular System, Chest, Abdomen and Pelvis, and Reproductive System


By (author): Rita Agarwala

This book presents a vast collection of radiologic images of cases seen in a very busy emergency room. It encompasses common and very unusual pathology and every imaging modality. The book is divided into four parts on pathology of the vascular system, chest, abdomen and pelvis and reproductive organs. Images obtained with the modalities that best depict the abnormality in question are presented, with marking of the salient pathology and explanation of the abnormal imaging features in concise captions. Whenever possible, differential diagnosis is covered using further images and guidance is also provided on selection of additional modalities to confirm the diagnosis. The book will help residents to analyze different diseases and relate pathophysiology to imaging and assist students in appreciating what is abnormal. It will be a useful guide for the busy practicing radiologist and aid clinicians in understanding the complexity of these cases and delivering better focused treatment.p>

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Jun 282016
 

Neuroanatomical Basis of Clinical Neurology, Second Edition


By (author): Orhan E. Arslan

Bridging the gap between the peripheral and central nervous systems, the second edition of Neuroanatomical Basis of Clinical Neurology enriches understanding of neurological conditions through a conceptual approach to neuronal circuitry. The book retains the basic outline of contents from the first edition, integrating structural organization with pertinent clinical disorders, while reflecting the substantial growth and ever-changing information in neuroscience

After an introduction to the developmental and cellular aspects of the nervous system, the book discusses in depth the morphology and internal organization of the central nervous system. It examines the somatic and autonomic components of the peripheral nervous system, emphasizing nerve entrapments and neuropathies. The author describes various dysfunctions by demonstrating the neuronal interconnectivity between higher and lower autonomic centers and the mediation of visceral reflexes.

The Second Edition incorporates and highlights common and relevant clinical conditions. Topics include:

  • Various forms of cortical dysfunctions, such as seizures, disconnection syndrome, coma, and dementia
  • The role of prefrontal cortex in behavior and attention, introducing the topic of autism
  • Up-to-date information on the auditory, vestibular, gustatory, and limbic systems
  • The neurochemistry of the limbic system, memory and associated disorders, and the structural and neuronal circuitry of the hippocampal gyrus
  • Structural organization and associated pathways of the extrapyramidal system, demonstrating the neurochemical basis of movement disorders

This new edition skillfully integrates over a decade of discovery in neuroscience since the publication of the first edition, and introduces deepened insights into the neuronal synaptic connectivity and the mechanisms that underlie neurologic disorders. The book remains an essential source of information for medical and allied health students, practitioners of neurology, and students of neuroscience.

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Jun 282016
 

Magnetic Resonance Imaging: The Basics


By (author): Christakis Constantinides

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a rapidly developing field in basic applied science and clinical practice. Research efforts in this area have already been recognized with five Nobel prizes awarded to seven Nobel laureates in the past 70 years. Based on courses taught at The Johns Hopkins University, Magnetic Resonance Imaging: The Basics provides a solid introduction to this powerful technology.

The book begins with a general description of the phenomenon of magnetic resonance and a brief summary of Fourier transformations in two dimensions. It examines the fundamental principles of physics for nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) signal formation and image construction and provides a detailed explanation of the mathematical formulation of MRI. Numerous image quantitative indices are discussed, including (among others) signal, noise, signal-to-noise, contrast, and resolution.

The second part of the book examines the hardware and electronics of an MRI scanner and the typical measurements and simulations of magnetic fields. It introduces NMR spectroscopy and spectral acquisition and imaging techniques employing various pulse sequences. The final section explores the advanced imaging technique of parallel imaging.

Structured so that each chapter builds on the knowledge gained in the previous one, the book is enriched by numerous worked examples and problem sets with selected solutions, giving readers a firm grasp of the foundations of MRI technology.

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