Jan 222017
 

Cochlear Implantation in Children with Inner Ear Malformation and Cochlear Nerve Deficiency (Modern Otology and Neurotology)


The purpose of this book is to contribute to basic and clinical medical research on cochlear implants for inner ear malformation and cochlear nerve deficiency. 

Cochlear implantation for children is performed worldwide, and the outcomes concerning speech and hearing acquisition are epoch-making. However, there are some difficulties associated with applying this operative treatment to patients who have complicated inner ear malformations or cochlear nerve deficiencies that have slowed the development of their speech, hearing, and/or sense of balance.

The first part of the book outlines the fundamental aspects of inner ear maldevelopment to facilitate readers’ understanding of cochlear implantation from the point of view of embryology, morphology, and genetics. In turn, the second part describes current clinical cases and presents successful clinical reports. The book offers a primary resource for otolaryngologists, neurologists, and pediatricians with an interest in this field.

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Jan 122017
 

Pharmacology: Connections to Nursing Practice (3rd Edition)


By (author): Michael Patrick Adams, Carol Urban PhD RN

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A patient-centered approach to pharmacology

Pharmacology: Connections to Nursing Practice tightly links pharmacology to nursing practice and patient care, recognizing that for nurses, pharmacology is not an abstract academic discipline but rather a critical tool to prevent disease and promote healing and wellness. It offers unsurpassed features designed to illuminate connections between pharmacology and practice, from patient scenarios and practice applications to coverage of lifespan considerations, patient education, alternative therapies, and gender/cultural influences. Learning is simplified through the use of prototype drugs, as well as outstanding full-color illustrations. Organization by body systems (units) and diseases (chapters) places the drugs in context with how they are used therapeutically and connects pharmacology and pathophysiology to nursing care. The Third Edition covers 25 new medications approved by the FDA since the previous edition, a new chapter on Individual Variations in Drug Responses, and updated review questions that better prepare students for exams.

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Jan 122017
 

Neurostereology: Unbiased Stereology Of Neural Systems


By (author): Peter R. Mouton

Stereological methods provide researchers with unparalleled quantitative data from tissue samples and allow for well-evidenced research advances in a broad range of scientific fields. Presenting a concise introduction to the methodology and application of stereological research in neuroscience, Neurostereology provides a fuller understanding of the use of these methods in research and a means for replicating successful scientific approaches. Providing sound footing for future research, Neurostereology is a useful tool for basic and clinical researchers and advanced students looking to integrate these methods into their research.

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Jan 122017
 

How and Why Thoughts Change: Foundations of Cognitive Psychotherapy


By (author): Ian M. Evans

Cognitive therapy, a core approach within a collection of psychotherapeutic techniques known as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), is fundamentally about changing peoples’ thoughts-helping them overcome difficulties by recognizing and changing dysfunctional thinking styles. Among other strategies, it requires encouraging the development of skills for rehearsing new habits of thought, modifying biases in judging and interpreting social and emotional information, and for testing assumptions underlying dysfunctional and negative, distorted thinking.

In How and Why Thoughts Change, Dr. Ian Evans deconstructs the nature of cognitive therapy by examining the cognitive element of CBT, that is, how and why thoughts change behavior and emotion. There are a number of different approaches to cognitive therapy, including the classic Beck approach, the late Albert Ellis’s rational-emotive psychotherapy, Young’s schema-focused therapy, and newer varieties such as mindfulness training, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and problem-solving strategies. Evans identifies the common principles underlying these methods, attempts to integrate them, and makes suggestions as to how our current cognitive therapies might be improved. He draws on a broad survey of contemporary research on basic cognitive processes and integrates these with therapeutic approaches.

While it may seem obvious that how and what we think determines how and in what manner we behave, the relationship between thought and action is not a simple one. Evans addresses questions such as: What is the difference between a thought and a belief? How do we find the cause of a thought? And can it really be that thought causes behavior and emotion, or could it be the other way around? In a reader-friendly style that avoids jargon, this innovative book answers some pertinent questions about cognitive therapy in a way that clarifies exactly how and why thoughts change. Evans demonstrates that understanding these concepts is a linchpin to providing and improving therapy for clients.

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Jan 122017
 

Inflammation-Associated Depression: Evidence, Mechanisms and Implications (Current Topics in Behavioral Neurosciences)


Inflammation has invaded the field of psychiatry. The finding that cytokines are elevated in various affective and psychotic disorders brings to the forefront the necessity of identifying the precise research domain criteria (RDoCs) that inflammation is responsible for. This task is certainly the most advanced in major depressive disorders. The reason is that a dearth of clinical and preclinical studies has demonstrated that inflammation can cause symptoms of depression and conversely, cytokine antagonists can attenuate symptoms of depression in medical and psychiatric patients with chronic low grade inflammation. Important knowledge has been gained on the symptom dimensions that inflammation is driving and the mechanisms of action of cytokines in the brain, providing new targets for drug research and development. The aim of the book “Inflammation-Associated Depression” is to present this field of research and its implications in a didactic and comprehensive manner to basic and clinical scientists, psychiatrists, physicians, and students at the graduate level.
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Jan 112017
 

High-YieldTM Neuroanatomy (High-Yield Series)


By (author): Douglas J. Gould PhD, Jennifer K. Brueckner-Collins PhD, James D. Fix

Now significantly revised based on student feedback, this best-selling text provides a quick, authoritative review of the most important clinical aspects of neuroanatomy. A new, full-color design highlights the essential information you need to know to excel on course exams and the USMLE Step 1. New objectives begin every chapter, contents have been reorganized and streamlined, and all information has been completely updated. A new Gross Structure chapter lays the foundation for understanding the sectional anatomy in the Atlas chapter, and all terminology is now consistent with Terminologia Anatomica. A companion website offers USMLE-style questions for study and review.

  • A concise, streamlined review perfect for course exams or the USMLE Step 1.
  • New full-color design and illustrations make the text more visually appealing.
  • New objectives in every chapter help you focus on key content.
  • Reorganized contents are integrated and combined to group similar topics in a logical, easy-to-review fashion.
  • A new Gross Structure chapter lays the foundation for understanding the sectional anatomy in the Atlas chapter.
  • All terminology is up-to-date to comply with Terminologia Anatomica.
  • Online access to USMLE-style questions for self-assessment and review.
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Jan 112017
 

Neuroradiology: The Essentials with MR and CT


By (author): Val M. Runge, Antonios Valavanis

The authors, Drs. Runge, Smoker, and Valvanis, have
done a superb job in concentrating the breath of clinical neuroradiology into a
manageable book, which may easily be read in 1 or 2 fortnights.

Neuroradiology: The EssentialsWith MR and CT should be a favorite both for
boards study as well as to be kept close at hand in the reading room. I
enthusiastically recommend this textbook to all residents, neuroradiology
fellows, and general diagnostic radiologists. —
 
Investigative Radiology


Neuroradiology is a core clinical resource that clearly illustrates and
describes MR and CT images of the brain, head and neck, and spine. The text
distills the essential aspects of neuroradiology and contains in-depth
discussions of imaging findings. Written from a clinical radiology perspective,
the content of this book draws on the personal experience of the authors, all of
whom are leading experts in neuroradiology.

Key
Features:

  • More than 1000 high-quality MR and CT images representing
    the full range of diseases encountered in everyday practice
  • Online
    access to a wealth of image sets on Thieme’s Media Center
  • Covers
    common and critical MR and CT diagnosed pathologies in
    neuroradiology
  • Contains clear, concise explanations of MR physics and
    imaging findings in clinical neuroradiology

This excellent clinical reference
helps busy radiologists and neuroradiologists, as well as residents and fellows
in these specialties, tackle challenging cases they face on a day-to-day basis
and enables them to properly diagnose the common, important pathologies
encountered in their patients.

Medlantis gives you direct access to Thieme
eRadiology

, a treasure trove of reference material on diagnostic and
interventional radiology. For a free trial, go to: href=”http://thieme.medlantis.org/trial”>http://thieme.medlantis.org/trial

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Jan 102017
 

Degenerative Diseases of the Cervical Spine: Therapeutic Management in the Subaxial Section


By (author): Alexander König, Uwe Spetzger

The authors present anatomical, biomechanical, and clinical basic knowledge relevant to degenerative diseases of the surgical spine and describe how to choose the approach, implant, and surgical technique in detail. Numerous figures illustrate the decision-making process and surgical techniques step-by-step. The book also contains key points about implant safety and possible complications as well as an outlook to the future of cervical spine surgery.

Degenerative Diseases of the Cervical Spine is aimed at spinal surgeons (neurosurgeons and orthopaedic surgeons), physical therapists, general practitioners, and rehabilitation physicians, worldwide.

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Jan 102017
 

Malignant Brain Tumors: State-of-the-Art Treatment


This text addresses all aspects of patient evaluation and care. This includes new findings in imaging that provide a better understanding of the extent of the lesion as well as its relationship with critical neuroanatomic function. The evolution of intraoperative imaging, functional brain mapping,and technology to identify tumor from brain is covered. This has significantly improved the ability of surgeons to more safely and aggressively remove tumors.More importantly, a better understanding of tumor biology and genomics has created an opportunity to significantly revise tumor classification and better select optimal therapy for individual patients. The text covers novel and innovative treatment options including immunotherapy, tumor vaccines, antiangiogenic agents,and personalized cancer treatment.  In addition, novel agent delivery techniques are covered to offer the potential for increasing the effectiveness of treatment by delivering active agents directly where they are needed most.
Malignant Brain Tumors: State-of-the-Art Treatment provides a comprehensive overview of treatment for malignant gliomas, and will prove useful by updating physicians on new therapeutic paradigms and what is on the horizon for the near future. This text will be informative for surgeons, oncologists, neurologists, residents and students who treat these patients,as well as those who are training for a career in managing patients with these challenging tumors.
 
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Jan 102017
 

Methamphetamine Addiction: From Basic Science to Treatment


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Separating myth from fact, this authoritative work reviews the breadth of current knowledge about methamphetamine addiction and describes the most promising available treatment approaches. Leading experts present state-of-the-art information on the effects of methamphetamine on the brain, body, mental health, and behavior. Psychosocial and pharmacological treatment strategies are critically evaluated, including approaches to treating dually diagnosed clients. Written in a concise, accessible style, the volume emphasizes that recovery is possible, despite the significant challenges the drug poses. The authors identify key avenues for collaboration among clinical, public health, and other professionals.

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