Handbook of Sepsis

 Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine  Comments Off on Handbook of Sepsis
Apr 162018
 

This practically oriented book provides an up-to-date overview of all significant aspects of the pathogenesis of sepsis and its management, including within the intensive care unit. Readers will find information on the involvement of the coagulation and endocrine systems during sepsis and on the use of biomarkers to diagnose sepsis and allow early intervention.
International clinical practice guidelines for the management of sepsis are presented, and individual chapters focus on aspects such as fluid resuscitation, vasopressor therapy, response to multiorgan failure, antimicrobial therapy, and adjunctive immunotherapy. The closing section looks forward to the coming decade, discussing novel trial designs, sepsis in low- and middle-income countries, and emerging management approaches. The book is internatio

nal in scope, with contributions from leading experts worldwide. It will be of value to residents and professionals/practitioners in the fields of infectious diseases and internal medicine, as well as to GPs and medical students.

 

 

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Medicine at a Glance

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Apr 072018
 

This fourth edition of Medicine at a Glance, the leading title in the best-selling at a Glance series, provides an unparalleled overview of the study of medicine, closely following the core medical curriculum.

Ideal for medical students, Foundation programme doctors and those training in the allied health professions, Medicine at a Glance presents vital information on clinical presentations, diseases, and treatments in every major medical specialty, from cardiology to dermatology.

Medicine at a Glance:
• Has been fully revised to reflect essential clinical and curriculum updates.
• Contains brand new material in key areas such as imaging, women’s health, communication and data interpretation.
• Features a brand new, clearer text design, in the trusted at a Glance double-page spread style, in full-colour throughout.
• Is the ideal, practical companion to clinical attachments, available in a range of digital formats for on-the-go study and revision.
• Includes a companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/medicine featuring interactive Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), interactive flashcards with show/hide labels, and tables of normal values

This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from iTunes, Google Play or the MedHand Store.

 

 

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Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, 20th Edition (August 17, 2018 Release)

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Apr 042018
 

HARRISON’S IS MEDICINE!
Introducing the Landmark Twentieth Edition of the Global Icon of Internal Medicine

The definitive guide to internal medicine is more essential than ever with the latest in disease mechanisms, updated clinical trial results and recommended guidelines, state-of-the art radiographic images, therapeutic approaches and specific treatments, hundreds of demonstrative full-color drawings, and practical clinical decision trees and algorithms

Recognized by healthcare professionals worldwide as the leading authority on applied pathophysiology and clinical medicine, Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine gives you the informational foundation you need to provide the best patient care possible.

Essential for practice and education, the landmark 20th Edition features:

  • Thoroughly revised content―covering the many new breakthroughs and advances in clinical medicine that have occurred since the last edition of Harrison’s. Chapters on acute and chronic hepatitis, management of diabetes, immune-based therapies in cancer, multiple sclerosis, cardiovascular disease, HIV, and many more, deliver the very latest information on disease mechanisms, diagnostic options, and the specific treatment guidance you need to provide optimal patient care.
  • State-of-the-art coverage of disease mechanisms: Harrison’s focuses on pathophysiology with rigor, and with the goal of linking disease mechanisms to treatments. Improved understanding of how diseases develop and progress not only promotes better decision-making and higher value care, but also makes for fascinating reading and improved retention. Harrison’s summarizes important new basic science developments, such as the role of mitochondria in programmed and necrotic cell death, the immune system’s role in cancer development and treatment, the impact of telomere shortening in the aging and disease processes, and the role of the microbiome in health and disease. Understanding the role of inflammation in cardiovascular disease, the precise mechanisms of immune deficiency in HIV/AIDS, prions and misfolded proteins in neurodegenerative diseases, and obesity as a predisposition to diabetes are just a few examples of how this edition provides essential pathophysiology information for health professionals.
  • All-new sections covering a wide range of new and emerging areas of vital interest to all healthcare professionals. New sections include: Sex and Gender-based Issues in Medicine; Obesity, Diabetes Mellitus, and Metabolic Syndrome; and Consultative Medicine― Plus, a new Part covering cutting-edge topics in research and clinical medicine includes great new chapters on the role of Epigenetics in Health and Disease, Behavioral Strategies to Improve Health, Genomics and Infectious Diseases, Emerging Neuro-Therapeutic Technologies, and Telomere Function in Health and Disease, and Network System Medicine.
  • Important and timely new chapters―such as Promoting Good Health, LGBT Health, Systems of Healthcare, Approach to Medical Consultation, Pharmacogenomics, Antimicrobial Resistance, Worldwide Changes in Patterns of Infectious Diseases, Neuromyelitis Optica, and more―offer the very latest, definitive perspectives on must-know topics in medical education and practice.
  • Updated clinical guidelines, expert opinions, and treatment approaches from world-renowned editors and authors contribute to the accuracy and immediacy of the text material and present a clear blueprint for optimizing patient outcomes.
  • End-of-chapter suggested readings reinforce the text material and provide a robust platform for further study and research.

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Approach to Internal Medicine: A Resource Book for Clinical Practice, Third Edition

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Apr 012018
 

This book provides an integrated symptom-based and issue-based approach with easy access to high yield clinical information. For each topic, carefully organized sections on different diagnoses, investigations and treatments are designed to facilitate patient care and examination preparation. – Numerous clinical pearls and comparison tables help enhance learning. – International units (US and metric) facilitate application in everyday clinical practice.
– Many highly important, rarely discussed topics in medicine are covered (e.g., smoking cessation, obesity, transfusion reactions, needle stick injuries, code status discussion, interpretation of gram stain, palliative care). – Essential reference for every medical student, resident, fellow, practicing physician, nurse, and physician assistant. – Third edition has new format with reader friendly improvements.

 

 

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The Ultimate Guide to Passing Clinical Medicine Finals (MasterPass)

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Mar 282018
 

A well prepared student takes the initiative to create learning opportunities and propel themselves towards qualification; we find that the better prepared you are, the luckier you become. From the Preface The key to passing clinical finals is not a secret; adequate preparation and the ability to think logically and speak clearly are all hallmarks of a successful candidate. This unique guide gives final year students the knowledge and confidence required to pass their examinations with insiders’ tips on particular information and skills required to be a top candidate. It is ideal as both a revision aid in the weeks leading up to the examination, and as an aide-memoire the night before.

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Macleod’s Clinical Diagnosis (2nd Edition) – February 2018 Release

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Mar 202018
 

Macleod’s Clinical Diagnosis demonstrates how to apply the core clinical skills learned from the companion textbook Macleod’s Clinical Examination to maximum advantage. Charting the course from routine work-up to diagnosis, this book presents a modern and realistic approach to clinical assessment and explains how to integrate information obtained from the history, examination, bedside tests and specialised investigations.

  • The first section Principles of clinical assessment examines different approaches to diagnosis, reviews the fundamental elements necessary for accurate patient assessment, provides a helpful template for a ‘routine workup’ and describes how to adapt the assessment to fit the clinical context.
  • The second core section of the book Assessment of common presenting problems contains a series of ‘diagnostic guides’ that lead the reader, step-by-step through the major presenting problems in medicine and surgery, explaining how to recognise red flag features, eliminate life-threatening conditons and generate a logical differential diagnosis.

This book has been praised as an invaluable resource for senior medical students and junior doctors as they attempt to make the difficult transition from mastering basic clinical skills to assessing patients in the real world of clinical medicine.

  • A unique book allowing a reader to apply the skills of clinical examination in the formulation of a differential diagnosis and placing a patient’s symptoms in context.
  • Takes a problem-based approach to diagnostic reasoning, reflecting both modern medical and current educational practices.
  • Builds on the clinical skills outlined in the companion Macleod’s Clinical Examination textbook.

For this Second Edition the text has been expanded with five new topics covering nausea and vomiting; vaginal bleeding; red eye; urinary incontinence; and weight loss.

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Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine – May 2018 Release (New 23rd Edition)

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Mar 172018
 

More than two million medical students, doctors and other health professionals around the globe have owned a copy of Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine since it was first published. Now in its 23rd Edition, this textbook describes the pathophysiology and clinical features of the most frequently encountered conditions in the major specialties of adult medicine and explains how to recognise, investigate, diagnose and manage them. Taking its origins from Sir Stanley Davidson’s much-admired lecture notes, Davidson’s has endured because it keeps pace with how modern medicine is taught and provides a wealth of information in an easy-to-read, concise and beautifully illustrated format. This book will serve readers everywhere as a core text that integrates medical science with clinical medicine, conveying key knowledge and practical advice in a highly accessible and readable format.

    • The opening section describes the fundamentals of genetics, immunology, infectious diseases and population health, and discusses the core principles of clinical decision-making and good prescribing.
    • A new second section on emergency and critical care medicine encompasses poisoning, envenomation and environmental medicine, and introduces a new chapter on acute medicine and critical illness.
    • The third section covers the major medical specialties, each thoroughly revised and brought fully up to date. Two new chapters on maternal and adolescent/transition medicine complement the one on ageing and disease. A new chapter on medical ophthalmology has been included.

 

    • Clinical Examination overviews summarise the main elements for each system and now feature in the biochemistry, nutrition and dermatology chapters.

 

    • Presenting Problems sections provide a clear pathway for the assessment of and approach to the most common complaints in each specialty.

 

    • Practice Point summaries detail the practical skills that medical students and junior doctors must acquire.

 

    • Emergency boxes emphasise the core knowledge needed to manage acutely ill patients.

 

  • In Old Age, In Pregnancy and In Adolescence boxes highlight differences in the practice of medicine in these patient groups, and illustrate the interfaces between medical, obstetric and paediatric services.
  • The text is extensively illustrated, with over 1000 diagrams, clinical photographs, and radiology and pathology images.
  • The global perspective is enhanced by an International Advisory Board of experts from 17 countries, and by authors from around the world.
  • The new second section on emergency and critical care medicine introduces a significantly expanded and comprehensive account of the approaches to dealing with acute medical and critical illness.
  • Two new chapters on maternal and adolescent/transition medicine complement the one on ageing and disease by addressing problems encountered at key stages of patients’ lives.
  • A new chapter on medical ophthalmology has been included as a direct response to readers’ requests.
  • The opening chapter has been completely rewritten with a new focus on the important principles of clinical decision-making or clinical reasoning.
  • A new internal text design for this 23rd Edition provides a simpler and clearer presentation of the various categories of text boxes.

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Arterial Blood Gas Interpretation

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Feb 232018
 

This helpful, practical book begins with a clear explanation of acid-base balance, followed by a straightforward six-step approach to arterial blood gas interpretation. The authors then apply this approach to a wide range of realistic case studies that resemble situations readers are likely to encounter in practice.

With a strong focus on patient care pathways and including the most up-to-date information on arterial blood gas interpretation, this book will be invaluable to nurses, junior doctors and biomedical scientists as well as students and trainees in all these areas.

Contents include:

Introduction to acid-base balance
A systematic approach to ABG interpretation
Respiratory acidosis
Respiratory alkalosis
Metabolic acidosis
Metabolic alkalosis
Compensatory mechanisms
ABG analysis practice questions and answers

 

 

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Kelley’s Textbook of Internal Medicine

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Feb 212018
 

The new edition of this reorganized text emphasizes practicality and includes expeditious features that enable both students and practitioners to find authoritative answers fast. With “Approach to Patients” chapters that focus on evaluation and work-up, complete descriptions of disease-specific entities with highlighted “Indications for Referrals” and “Indications for Hospitalization,” and a rapid-access guide summarizing key facts, this authoritative textbook has been streamlined and referenced for quick access to information. Includes 120 evidence-based algorithms that detail step-by-step patient management.
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Geriatrics for Specialists

 Geriatrics, Internal Medicine  Comments Off on Geriatrics for Specialists
Feb 192018
 

This book focuses on the circumstances that lead to the marked increased vulnerability of seniors and are most challenging to clinicians including the presence of multiple chronic medical conditions, variable losses of physiological function, and heterogeneity among individuals. Written by the experts who lead the initiative to deliver high quality surgical and medical care to the elderly, Geriatrics for Specialists is the first book of its kind to provide the comprehensive knowledge specialists and associated generalists need to deliver quality health care to seniors. With topics on important cross cutting issues like frailty, delirium and polypharmacy and specialty chapters on emergency medicine, anesthesia, many surgical and medical disciplines and rehabilitation, this book provides clinicians the knowledge and tools needed to evaluate, treat and manage the unique needs of seniors.
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