Jan 112015
 

The Hands-on Guide for Junior Doctors (Paperback)

By (author): Anna Donald, Mike Stein, Ciaran Scott Hill

Are you about to start the Foundation Programme? Do you know what to expect and how to thrive? The Hands-on Guide for Junior Doctors, Fourth Edition, is the ultimate, practical guide for junior doctors and medical students. It helps you tackle the emotional, intellectual and physical demands of being a new doctor and allays common insecurities to help you make the most of your time in clinical practice. This book tells you how to prepare for the daily rigours of hospital life, and will help you meet the required standard. It provides advice on getting started in placements, and helps you develop confidence, with tips on what to do as a junior member of the hospital team, and how to deal with common calls and emergencies. There is also an invaluable chapter on how to perform the practical procedures you'll be assessed on. With the Foundation Programme such a demanding process, both physically and emotionally, this book also provides the kind of information you don't get at medical school, for example, how to look after yourself throughout your training. Take the stress out of the Foundation Programme with The Hands-on Guide!
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Jan 042015
 


The API (Association of Physicians of India) Textbook of Medicine consists of 28 sections across two comprehensive volumes covering a wide range of medical disorders. Fully revised and with 1588 images, illustrations and tables, this new edition has many new chapters on topics including nanotechnology and nano-medicine, and clinical approach to key manifestations. Each section is dedicated to a different medical phenomenon, including clinical pharmacology, endocrinology, dermatology, infectious diseases and nutrition. Also included is online access to teaching modules for teachers and students, questions and answers, an atlas/image bank, echocardiography and video EEG and common medical procedures with voice over.
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Jan 042015
 


Evidence-Based Diagnosis is a textbook about diagnostic, screening, and prognostic tests in clinical medicine. The authors' approach is based on many years of experience teaching physicians in a clinical research training program. Although requiring only a minimum of mathematics knowledge, the quantitative discussions in this book are deeper and more rigorous than in most introductory texts. The book includes numerous worked examples and 60 problems (with answers) based on real clinical situations and journal articles. The book will be helpful and accessible to anyone seeking to select, develop, or market medical tests. Topics covered include: the diagnostic process, test reliability and accuracy, likelihood ratios, and ROC curves, testing and treatment thresholds, critical appraisal of studies of diagnostic, screening and prognostic tests, test independence and methods of combining tests, quantifying treatment benefits using randomized trials and observational studies, Bayesian interpretation of P values and confidence intervals and challenges for evidence-based diagnosis and evidence-based medicine.
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Dec 252014
 


Long Cases in Clinical Medicine presents trainees with detailed clinical cases for numerous diseases and disorders. Divided into twelve sections, the book covers long cases related to various body systems including respiratory, gastroenterology, neurology and haematology. Each case is presented in a step by step format, beginning with history and examination, followed by clinical and differential diagnosis, and appropriate management. Questions and answers are provided at the end of each case. Key points * Comprehensive presentation of long cases related to various body systems * Presented in step by step format * Questions and answers included for each case * Provides valuable tips to help trainees reach an accurate diagnosis
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Dec 132014
 

Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures, 6e (Paperback)

By (author): Cynthia C. Chernecky PhD RN CNS AOCN FAAN, Barbara J. Berger MSN RN

Find complete answers to questions such as which laboratory tests to order or what the results might mean. Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures, 6th Edition covers more tests than any other reference of its kind, with over 900 lab tests and diagnostic procedures in all. In Part I, you'll find an alphabetical list of hundreds of diseases, conditions, and symptoms, including the tests and procedures most commonly used to confirm or rule out a suspected diagnosis. In Part II, you'll find descriptions of virtually every laboratory and diagnostic test available. This edition is updated with the latest research and over 20 NEW test entries. Written by educator Cynthia Chernecky and clinical nurse specialist Barbara Berger, this lab reference covers today's lab tests with concise, easy-to-use information.

  • More than 900 laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures are included - more than any other reference!
  • Over 600 diseases, conditions, and symptoms are listed, along with the tests used to confirm them.
  • Alphabetical organization and A-to-Z thumb tabs make it easy to find the information you're looking for.
  • Alternative test names and acronyms are cross-referenced to simplify lookup.
  • Instructions for client and family teaching help you offer guidance concerning test preparation and follow-up care.
  • Age and gender-specific norms are provided, giving you complete lifespan coverage.
  • Risks and Contraindications are highlighted to help you safeguard your patients and provide effective care.
  • Panic Level Symptoms and Treatment are provided for dangerously increased and decreased levels.
  • Minimum volumes for blood samples are included, useful when a client's blood preservation is essential, as well as information on whether blood specimens can be drawn during hemodialysis.
  • Tests for toxic substances are included, making this a lab, diagnostic, and toxicology book all in one.
  • Abbreviations, measurement prefixes, and symbols are listed on the front and back covers for convenience.
  • Information on herbal supplements indicates when a client's use of natural remedies might affect test results.

    • Over 20 NEW test entries present the latest tests and procedures, with a strong focus on affordable, clinically relevant genetic tests.
    • UPDATED content includes the latest research relating to accuracy of tests, diagnostic value of results, and associated cost-benefit ratios.

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      Nov 252014
       

      Conn's Current Therapy 2015, 1e (Hardcover)

      By (author): Edward T. Bope MD, Rick D. Kellerman MD

      Ideal for busy medical practitioners who need quick,reliable answers, Conn's Current Therapy 2015 is an easy-to-use, in-depth guide that focuses solely on the most up-to-date treatment protocols for common complaints, acute disease and chronic illness. Drs. Edward T. Bope and Rick D. Kellerman present the expertise and knowledge of hundreds of skilled international leaders on evidence-based clinical management options. With key diagnostic points and treatment recommendation tables, you'll have quick access to the information you need to make accurate clinical decisions.

      • Find answers quickly so you can dedicate more time to treatment with practical and accurate advice by renowned international experts on diagnosis and management, delivered via a templated, at-a-glance approach.
      • Take it with you anywhere! With Expert Consult, you'll have access to the full text, image library, and more online, and as an eBook - at no additional cost!
      • Gain the most effective results for your patients with quick, easy access to the latest evidence-based treatments and therapies
      • Put the latest knowledge to work in your practice with updated and rewritten chapters to provide you with the most accurate content in therapeutics. With new chapters on palpitations, hypokalemia and hyperkalemia, vision rehabilitation and more, you can stay on top of current treatment practices.
      • Offer a full range of treatment options through coverage of the latest information on recently approved and soon-to-be approved drugs.
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      Nov 152014
       

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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 282014
       

      Oxford Handbook for the Foundation Programme (Oxford Handbooks) (Paperback)

      By (author): Tim Raine, James Dawson, Stephan Sanders, Simon Eccles

      The Oxford Handbook for the Foundation Programme returns for a new edition with clear and thorough clinical guidance and honest advice to help you excel in your first two years as a doctor.

      This edition has been fully updated in line with the latest guidelines from NICE, Resuscitation Council UK, and the British Thoracic Society among others. This book gives you practical, step-by-step guidance on everything from neurological to gastroenterological presentations. Emergency presentations are highlighted in red and indexed on the inside front cover to give you fast access to the information you need. This edition also includes a fully revised chapter on pharmacopeia with references to the British National Formularly, as well as chapters on practical procedures and interpreting results.

      The Oxford Handbook for the Foundation Programme is also a unique resource for things they don't teach you at medical school about being a doctor and life on the wards. The authors have drawn on their own experiences and careful research to help you understand issues ranging from your pay and pension, stress and workplace relations, paperwork, and career development.

      This is an excellent resource for Foundation Programme trainees and medical students preparing themselves for life as a doctor. With this pocket-sized guide at your side you'll never be alone on the wards again.
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      Oct 152014
       


      Whether you are just starting out as a senior doctor or half way up the ladder, this book will give you the help and advice you need to develop your career pathway in primary care or hospital medicine and achieve success in your professional life.

      Simple, practical tips; strategies; and well-researched advice will empower you to:

      • Excel when applying and interviewing for that all-important ST3 position
      • Achieve examination success in your chosen specialty
      • Make the most of conferences, courses, and other networking opportunities
      • Obtain research funding and choose research areas
      • Deal with workplace politics and management challenges
      • Make the right decisions in choosing your final job, whether at home or overseas

      Brimming with sound practical advice, hints, and tips, this text with its readily accessible style and approach is an essential survival guide for all embarking on their carrer as a senior doctor.

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