Feb 272015
 

Pathophysiology for Nurses at a Glance (Paperback)

By (author): Muralitharan Nair, Ian Peate

Everything you need to know about Pathophysiology… at a Glance!

From the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series, and from the authors of the successful Fundamentals of Applied Pathophysiology textbook comes the ideal revision guide for all the key diseases and conditions that nursing and healthcare students need to be aware of. Combining superb illustrations with accessible and informative text, this book is perfect for all nursing and healthcare students, and anyone who is looking for an overview of pathophysiology.

Pathophysiology for Nurses at a Glance covers all the key diseases and disease processes affecting each body system, and key concepts encountered from the start of the pre-registration nursing or healthcare course. 

Key features:

  • Superbly illustrated, with full colour illustrations throughout
  • Written specifically for nursing and healthcare students with all the information they need
  • Self-assessment questions provided for each chapter

Pathophysiology for Nurses at a Glance is ideal for nursing and healthcare students as well as qualified practitioners, providing a comprehensive yet accessible overview of human pathophysiology.

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Feb 272015
 


The fifth edition retains all the strengths that have made Microbiology and Infection Control for Health Professionals a best-selling title:
A sound scientific orientation
Continual application to the clinical setting
Coverage of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases
Current statistical information of disease patterns
Up-to-date terminology
An emphasis on Australian and New Zealand data and clinical settings
A central theme of highlighting the relevance of microbiology to patient care
Full colour photographs and illustrations throughout
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Feb 272015
 


This book contains relevant step-by-step information on how to detect, manage, and treat complications and emergencies during the perioperative period. Concisely written, highlighted sections reinforce essential points for easy memorization while consistent organization and checklists provide ease of learning and clarity. Anesthesia providers will find Anesthesia Emergencies an indispensable resource, describing assessment and treatment of life-threatening situations, including airway, thoracic, surgical, pediatric, and cardiovascular emergencies.
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Feb 272015
 


The student tested-and-reviewed way to prep for the Emergency Medicine shelf exam and the USMLE Step 2 CK

". . . a thorough, detailed book perfect for a student intent on efficiently reviewing both for the wards and USMLE Step 2." -- Dip Jadav, Medical Student, Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine

"This is an excellent question book to review Emergency Medicine. The concepts tested in this book are exactly what third and fourth year medical students need to know for both Step 2 and the shelf exam."--Ilana Harwayne-Gidansky, Medical Student, SUNY Downstate

"The format of the book is great, the questions are great, and all of the questions and topics are perfect not only to test your knowledge, but also to enhance/augment what you already previously knew. If you know and/or learn all of the topics in this book, I would be VERY confident that any medical student would do very well on their shelf exam." --Mary Bonar, Resident, Penn State University

Emergency Medicine: PreTest Self-Assessment & Review is the perfect way to assess your knowledge of Emergency Medicine for the USMLE Step 2 CK and shelf exams. You'll find 500 USMLE-style questions and answers that address the clerkship's core competencies along with detailed explanations of both correct and incorrect answers. All questions have been reviewed by students who recently passed the boards and completed their clerkship to ensure they match the style and difficulty level of the exam.

  • 500 USMLE-style questions and answers
  • Detailed explanations for right and wrong answers
  • Targets what you really need to know for exam success
  • Student tested and reviewed
  • NEW chapters on Pediatrics and Orthopedics

Emergency Medicine: PreTest Self-Assessment & Review is the closest you can get to seeing the test before you take it. Great for clerkship and the USMLE Step 2 CK! Emergency Medicine: PreTest asks the right questions so you'll know the right answers. Open it and start learning what's on the test.

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Feb 272015
 


344 cases give you the edge you need to ace the USMLE Step 2 CK!

This powerful casebook is packed with 344 exam-type clinical cases that teach you how to work through questions on the exam. Completedly updated based on student feedback, it includes active-recall questions and answers that reinforce key concepts.

  • 344 high-yield cases--94 NEW!--written by students who aced the exam
  • Cases emphasize board-relevant diseases and concepts
  • Open-ended active recall questions and answers teach you to work through cases and reinformce must-know facts and concepts
  • Two-column format for easy self-quizzing
  • 100+ images, diagrams, and tables complement the cases
  • Organized the same ways as First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CK and First Aid Q&A for the USMLE Step 2 CK to facilitate parallel study
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Feb 272015
 

Obstetric Evidence-Based Guidelines (Hardcover)

By (author): Vincenzo Berghella

This book, as well as complementary volume Maternal-Fetal Evidence Based Guidelines, aims to present the reader with the right information, with appropriate use of proven interventions and avoidance of ineffectual or harmful ones. It also rates the evidential base of the key references. The information is presented in an easy-to-access format by summarizing evidence succinctly and clearly in tables and algorithms. This volume reviews the evidence for best practice in obstetrics.

New to this edition:

  • New chapters on Jehovah's Witness patients and preconception care
  • New references that have been assessed and graded in terms of their evidence base

Management of all common procedures are included:

  • Ultrasound and screening
  • Caesarean delivery
  • First trimester pregnancy loss
  • Preterm birth
  • Induced labour
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Feb 272015
 

MRI Techniques (Hardcover)

By (author): Vincent Perrin

The rapid developments in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) over the past 20 years have affirmed its supremacy over most other means of non-invasive exploration of the human body. This progress has had other consequences for imaging physicists: having knowledge about only one of the sides of MRI is nowadays no longer enough to develop new sequences or even to learn more about those that already exist. It is necessary to have a clear and precise view of all the fields explored today by this imaging technique, such as rapid imaging, flows, diffusion, perfusion or even functional MRI.
This book aims to allow readers with the basics of physics and mathematics within the field MRI to easily immerse themselves in techniques that are not familiar to them. Pragmatic in approach, moving between the physics underlying the techniques being studied and the clinical examination of images, it will also be of interest to radiologists looking to define protocols or make better use of the images obtained.

Contents

1. Flow.
2. Diffusion.
3. Perfusion.
4. Functional MRI.

About the Authors

Vincent Perrin is a specialist teacher in the fields of physics and chemistry.

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Feb 252015
 

Essential Guide to Blood Groups (Paperback)

By (author): Geoff Daniels, Imelda Bromilow

 

A short, up-to-date text on blood groups, for people working or training in the field of blood transfusion, transplantation, or human genetics, but who are not specialising in the field of blood groups, the third edition of Essential Guide to Blood Groups is a pocket-sized book, containing full colour text together with schematic figures and tables. The book comprises an introduction to blood groups, followed by chapters on techniques, information on various blood groups, antibodies, quality assurance in immunohaematology, and it concludes with chapters on troubleshooting in the laboratory, and FAQs. It also covers the serology, inheritance, biochemistry and molecular genetics of the most important blood group systems.

 

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Feb 242015
 

Psychiatry at a Glance (Paperback)

By (author): Cornelius Katona, Claudia Cooper, Mary Robertson

Psychiatry at a Glance is an easy-to-use, accessible introductory and study text for all students of psychiatry. It helps develop your skills in history taking and performing the Mental State Examination (MSE), and presents ‘need to know’ information on the basic science, treatment, and management of the major disorders.

This edition features:

  • Thoroughly updated and reorganised artwork, offering greater clarity and easier understanding for those new to the subject
  • Greater emphasis on history taking and examination - essential for clinical work and clerking patients
  • New chapters on mental health capacity and coverage of the Australian and New Zealand health care legislation
  • Even more Extended Matching Questions, brand new Single Best Answer Questions, and sample OSCE stations so you can test your knowledge
  • A brand new companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/psychiatry, featuring updated case studies and downloadable illustrations.

Psychiatry at a Glance is the ideal companion for anyone about to start a psychiatric attachment or module and will appeal to medical students, junior doctors and Psychiatry trainees as well as nursing students and other health professionals.

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Feb 242015
 

PHARMA DRUGSThis small book embodies a series of drug classifications along with essential prescribing information, such as doses (including paediatric doses wherever relevant), frequency and route(s) of administration as well as a limited number of leading brand names for each available drug. Drug classifications are highly valuable for pharmacology students as well as for prescribing doctors, because each drug is recognized by the class/subclass to which it belongs, e.g. labelling atenolol as a cardioselective beta-adrenergic blocker summarizes its actions, uses, etc. Classifications devised in this book are based on a variety of criteria, such as primary action, mechanism of action, chemical nature and clinical use, etc. depending on what is relevant/therapeutically meaningful for a particular class of drugs. The classifications are presented in the form of eye-catching charts which create pictorial images and help memorizing. All classifications have been meticulously updated to include newer drugs/classes of drugs. The book is meant to be an aid to remembering drug names and quickly allocating them to their appropriate pharmacological/therapeutic class/subclass, as well as to serve as a ready reckoner for prescribing.

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