Oct 312014
 


Essential new title in the Advanced Digestive Endoscopy series

Advanced Digestive Endoscopy: Practice & Safety provides a practical manual on how to perform techniques safely and effectively in order to maximise value, and to reduce risks. Clearly structured, it covers training, endoscopy and imaging equipment, infection control, patient preparation and monitoring, complications and how to avoid and deal with them. Expanding on the content of Peter Cotton’s best-selling Practical Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, this instructive volume contains information and guidelines on all aspects of the practice of endoscopy, and is an ideal companion for both the trainee and the experienced endoscopist.

Key features include:



  • Written by the leading international names in endoscopy
  • Text has been expertly edited by Peter Cotton into a succinct and instructive format
  • Presented in short paragraphs structured with headings, subheadings and bullet points
  • Richly illustrated throughout with full-color photographs
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Oct 312014
 

Desk Reference to the Diagnostic Criteria from DSM-5(TM) (Paperback)

By (author): American Psychiatric Association

The Desk Reference to the Diagnostic Criteria From DSM-5 is a concise, affordable companion to the ultimate psychiatric reference, DSM-5. It includes the fully revised diagnostic classification, as well as all of the diagnostic criteria from DSM-5 in an easy-to-use paperback format. This handy reference provides quick access to the information essential to making a diagnosis. Designed to supplement DSM-5, this convenient guide will assist all mental health professionals as they integrate the DSM-5 diagnostic criteria into their diagnoses. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders stands alone as the most authoritative reference available for clinical practice in the mental health field, and the structural and diagnostic changes in the fifth edition are must-know material for every clinician. The Desk Reference to the Diagnostic Criteria From DSM-5 distills the most crucial, updated diagnostic information from this volume to provide clinicians with an invaluable resource for effectively diagnosing mental disorders, ranging from the most prevalent to the least common.
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Oct 312014
 


As a companion to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5[trademark]), the DSM-5[trademark] Guidebook serves two critical functions. First, it acts as a guide for busy clinicians in need of practical information on the use of diagnostic criteria and codes, documentation, and compensation. Second, it serves as an educational text and includes a structured curriculum that facilitates its use in courses and workshops. The guidebook demystifies DSM-5[trademark] and makes the content more accessible. The publication of DSM-5[trademark] has an enormous impact on every mental health professional, but especially clinicians, who need to know how to implement the diagnostic classification in their practices. The guidebook provides an entry point for clinicians, covering everything from coding changes to specific diagnoses to dimensional assessments. Practical and focused the DSM-5[trademark] Guidebook deserves its place next to DSM-5[trademark] in every clinician's office.
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Oct 312014
 


DSM-5[trademark] Self-Exam Questions: Test Questions for the Diagnostic Criteria will be useful to a wide audience of teachers, students, clinicians, and all professionals seeking to fully understand the changes made in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition. This DSM-5[trademark] companion book includes detailed questions and answers to both broaden and deepen the reader's knowledge of DSM-5[trademark] and to promote learning of current diagnostic concepts and classification. The text is logically organized around concepts, disorders, and criteria in DSM-5[trademark] and is replete with over 300 questions and answers covering conceptual changes, specific changes to diagnoses, and diagnostic criteria. Features of the book include straightforward questions that test the reader's knowledge of DSM-5[trademark] and short answers explaining the rationale for each correct answer. The text covers each disorder in DSM-5[trademark] and contrasts the diagnoses in the new edition with those of its predecessor, DSM-IV-TR[registered], as well as providing several appendices with valuable information on diagnostic classifications, criteria sets, diagnoses, and codes. Mental health professionals, including clinicians, psychologists, psychiatric nurses, teachers, students, residents, and social workers, will find DSM-5[trademark] Self-Exam Questions: Test Questions for the Diagnostic Criteria to be a comprehensive, indispensable volume.
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Oct 312014
 


People are living longer and the population over the age of 60 is burgeoning, with repercussions for health services and healthcare expenditure in developed countries. Crucially, disease aetiology, diagnosis, and treatment in older people differ from the general adult population. Older people often have complicated co-morbidities and respond to treatment in different ways compared to younger people. Evidence of efficacy of different treatments is often lacking because older people are under-represented in clinical trials, and the specific needs of older people are rarely discussed specifically in more general texts. Geriatric medicine: an evidence based approach is a clinical reference for health care professionals who manage older patients, and summarizes up-to-date research literature in a style that can be directly applied by busy healthcare professionals and provide a useful resource for reference.
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Oct 312014
 


This book discusses lasers and light technologies in dermatology. The innovation is due to the book format: a handbook. It is the first handbook of lasers in dermatology, facilitating access to information to all individuals interested in lasers in this specific medical field . The most recent lasers devices and its applications will be discussed. Illustrations and tables will make the book didactic and comprehensive. Lasers in dermatology are a constantly evolving field. Over the past few decades, novel devices have been developed and new indications for their use have emerged. A broad understanding of the relationship between science and laser principles is the foundation of a solid dermatologic practice. The Lasers in Dermatology Handbook is a tool to understand the use of lasers in clinical practice. Important topics such as vascular lesions, warts, acne, scars, and pigmented lesions are presented and discussed in all aspects. The wide spectrum of laser and light technologies available for skin resurfacing and rejuvenation will be covered as well. Written by internationally renowned authors, this handbook serves as a cornerstone for laser applications and provides updated information for all physicians, particularly dermatologists, interested in implementing lasers in their practice.?
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Oct 312014
 


A Second Edition of this handbook of drugs used in pediatric cardiac care will satisfy the need for a quick up-to-date reference source of common drug therapy. There are no major texts available in the field of pediatric cardiology that exclusively provide therapeutic drug information. Several sources are available that present drug information for cardiology, but these place no emphasis on pediatric care and are written for general cardiac specialists.
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Oct 312014
 


The three-month Internal Medicine clerkship plunges senior med students onto the hospital floor, the emergency department, and the clinic. What is expected of you? Don't embarrass yourself on rounds. Know the medicine and look alike a rock star in front of your attending.

Master the Wards: Survive IM Clerkship & Ace the Shelf combines the advice of med school students on their third-year rotations with the expectations of residents and attending teaching physicians. With charts, diagrams, and dozens of full-color diagnostic images, this concise guide will help you survive the daily challenges of clerkship--and thrive!

Features:
* NEW: Index for easy topical reference
* NEW: Spiral binding holds your place, fits in your pocket
* What labs to check that your attending is guaranteed to request
* When to treat immediately, before testing
* What residents look for on rounds, and what will you be asked
* What to ask before you walk into the patient's room
* Solid advice on efficiency and survival from peers who have been there
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Oct 302014
 


A full-color review of the entire field of dermatology!

"Ali's book is a much-needed, succinct, accessible and affordably priced overview of clinical dermatology that will be a tremendous aid to dermatologists in training and those seeking a quick review of commonly tested subjects."--Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (on the first edition)

Featuring more than 350 full-color illustrations and concise, at-a-glance text, Dermatology: A Pictorial Review delivers a complete overview of clinical dermatology. Covering topics as diverse as hair, nail, and skin disease to cosmetic dermatology and the treatment of skin cancer, this well-illustrated guide will prove invaluable as a review for certification, recertification, or any other dermatology examination.

Features:

  • 350 full-color illustrations that prepare you for what you will see in clinical practice
  • 400 multiple-choice questions with detailed answer explanations
  • Quick-read bulleted text that focuses on high-yield facts

Content that spans the entire field of dermatology:
Hair Findings, Eye Findings, Nail Findings, Fungal Disease, Cutaneous Infestations, Contact Dermatitis, Dermatologic Medications, Pediatric Dermatology, Vascular Tumors and Malformations, Autoimmune Bullous Diseases, Radiologic Findings, Electron Microscopy, Surgery and Anatomy, Cosmetic Dermatology, Bacterial Diseases, Immunology Review, Viral Diseases, Basic Science Review, Nutrition Related Diseases, Cutaneous Findings Related to Pregnancy, Histologic Stains and Special Studies, Genital Dermatology, Cutaneous Malignancies, Dermoscopy, Cutaneous Manifestations of Rhematologic Diseases, Biostatistics, Cutaneous Manifestations of Metabolic, Oral Pathology, Pigmentary Disorders; Disorders of Cornification, Infiltration, and Inflammation; Disorders of Fat, Genodermatosis, Cutaneous Tumors, Boards Fodder

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Oct 302014
 


The BNF for Children (BNFC) provides essential practical information to all healthcare professionals involved in the prescribing, dispensing, monitoring and administration of medicines to children.
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