Jul 222016
 

Epilepsy in Children


By (author): Alexis Arzimanoglou, Renzo Guerrini, Jean Aicardi

Every physician who treats children with epilepsy will welcome this new Third Edition of Dr. Aicardi’s internationally acclaimed text. Now coauthored by three distinguished experts—Alexis Arzimanoglou, MD, Renzo Guerrini, MD, and Jean Aicardi, MD, FRCP—this edition has been completely revised to reflect the past ten years’ advances in diagnosis and therapy.

The book describes in detail the types of seizures occurring during infancy, childhood, and adolescence and explains the key principles of diagnosis, prognosis, and medical and surgical treatment. This edition provides up-to-the-minute information on anticonvulsant drugs and the genetics of epilepsy and includes a new chapter on epileptic encephalopathies.

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Jul 222016
 

Mastery of Surgery


By (author): Fischer

  the scope of fischers mastery of surgery, sixth edition, is consistent with the broad training of a general surgeon, providing extensive coverage of vascular surgery as well as of common thoracic, breast, esophageal, endocrine, colorectal, gastric, pancreatic, liver, and biliary procedures. Each procedural chapter reviews the essentials of diagnosis, anatomy, and pre-operative planning, but focuses most heavily on step-by-step depictions and descriptions of procedures. Each chapter concludes, as is traditional for this classic text, with an editorial commentary which strives to put the chapter in a broad context and provide helpful critiques of the most recent literature.   the sixth edition will include a dozen new chapters, including endovascular treatment of varicose veins, fasciotomy, and thoracic aortic transaction. The vascular section has been completely reorganized and will incorporate both open and endovascular procedures. For the first time, the sixth edition is in full color.key features: new chapters on: endovascular treatment of varicose veins, fasciotomy, minimally invasive parathyroidectomy, reconstruction of the chest wall, thoracic aortic transaction, vascular injury to extremities many new full-color images complement the text more than 3,400 illustrations over 450 renowned contributing authors who are experts in their field comprehensively covers the field of general surgery each chapter concludes with an insightful editorial comment procedures are richly illustrated and described in step-by-step detail evidence-based surgery is emphasized by the authors and editors companion website with fully searchable text, image bank (with capability to enlarge images), and exclusive web-only chapters  
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Jul 222016
 

Handbook of Pediatric Neurology


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By (author): Katherine Sims, Jurriaan Peters, Patricia Musolino, M. Zelime Elibol

Pediatric neurology presents so many challenges unique to young patients that it is in many ways a very different discipline from adult neurology. To help readers address these challenges, the Handbook of Pediatric Neurology uses a handy pocket format and streamlined organization to address the management of hospital- and clinic-based pediatric neurological work-up, diagnosis, and management.

This practical handbook will appeal not only to pediatric neurologists, but also to pediatricians, adult neurologists and internal medicine physicians.

• Timely coverage helps readers keep pace with the rapidly changing diagnostic tools, medications, and interventions.

• Summary and outline format allows readers to access essential facts at a glance.

• Practical organization presents each category of disorder, along with a focused differential diagnosis and clear management guidelines.

• References provide guides to further investigation.

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Jul 212016
 

Care of the Newborn: A Handbook for Primary Care


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This handbook is a comprehensive, concise, and accessible guide to the care of newborn infants, both healthy and ill. It provides the essential core of practical knowledge that pediatricians, family practitioners, residents, neonatal nurse practitioners, and medical students need to deliver optimal care to all neonates. The book can be easily read during a one-month neonatal rotation and used for quick reference.

Normal newborn care, neonatal disease processes, and neonatal procedures are discussed and illustrated in a straightforward manner. The appendix provides a newborn formulary. The book also includes a chapter on caring for the family mourning a perinatal loss.

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Jul 212016
 

CBT for Depression in Children and Adolescents: A Guide to Relapse Prevention


By (author): Betsy D. Kennard PsyD, Jennifer L. Hughes PhD, Aleksandra A. Foxwell PhD

Despite the availability of effective treatments for child and adolescent depression, relapse rates in this population remain high. This innovative manual presents an evidence-based brief therapy for 8- to 18-year-olds who have responded to acute treatment but still have residual symptoms. Each session of relapse prevention cognitive-behavioral therapy (RP-CBT) is illustrated in step-by-step detail, including focused techniques for promoting and sustaining well-being, supplemental strategies for tailoring treatment to each individual’s needs, and ways to involve parents. In a convenient large-size format, the book features 51 reproducible handouts and forms. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials.
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Jul 202016
 

Short and Long Term Effects of Breast Feeding on Child Health (Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology)


Proceedings of the 9th International Conference of the International Society for Research in Human Milk and Lactation (ISRHML), October 2-6, 1999, Bavaria, Germany.
The quality of infant feeding is of major importance for child health development and well being, and breast feeding is the natural form of supplying food to the infant and is considered to be ideally adapted to the needs of both mother and child. This contributed volume therefore, brings together the research on the physiological foundations and on the biological effects of breast feeding, both short and long term. This book contains the work of scientists from over thirty countries, many of whom are leading researchers in their fields, and details papers presented by the invited speakers of the conference and short summaries of presentations of original research results.
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Jul 202016
 

Pediatric Ophthalmology for Primary Care


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By (author): Kenneth W. Wright MD FAAP

Formatted for practical problem solving, the new 3rd edition of this clinical resource manual covers the full spectrum of eye disorders, eye examinations, vision screening, strabismus, dyslexia, ocular trauma, genetic syndromes, and all the diverse pediatric-specific eye disorders you are likely to encounter. “This book is a useful and well presented source of pediatric ophthalmology. The excellent photos are clear and crisp.” Stephen Mikell, MD, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, Doody’s Review, 2008.

Clear, concise explanations and recommendations are complemented by numerous figures and photographs demonstrating eye pathology. Includes more than 200 color images; ready access to expert guidance through all the steps in effective diagnosis and intervention, including laboratory workup, etiology, differential diagnosis, preferred treatment approach, clinical course, prognosis, and indications for referral; expanded chapter on amblyopia and strabismus; new information on the importance of maintaining physiologic hypoxia; and down syndrome.

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Jul 202016
 

Red Book Atlas of Pediatric Infectious Diseases


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By (author): American Academy of Pediatrics

Based on key content from Red Book®, Red Book® Atlas of Pediatric Infectious Diseases is a useful quick reference and innovative pictorial resource that provides essential information and recommendations for diagnosing and treating more than 75 pediatric conditions. It streamlines disease recognition and clinical decision-making with more than 500 full-color images adjacent to concise diagnostic and treatment guidelines. Essential information on each condition is presented in the precise sequence needed in the clinical setting—clinical manifestations, etiology, epidemiology, incubation period, diagnostic tests, and treatment.
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Jul 202016
 

Deja Review Pediatrics, 2nd Edition


By (author): Brooke Davey

“Flashcards in a book” provide a comprehensive yet concise review for the pediatrics clerkship

Maximum retention in minimum time!

Deja Review: Pediatrics, 2e boils down your coursework to just the critical concepts you need to know for exam success. This unbeatable guide features a quick-read, two-column “flashcard” Q&A format – specifically designed to help you remember a large amount of information in the least amount of time possible. The format allows you to zero-in on only the correct answers to promote memory retention and get the most out of your study time. Great for last minute review of high-yield facts, Deja Review provides a straightforward way for you to assess your strengths and weaknesses so you can excel on your clerkship exam and the USMLE Step 2CK.

  • Active recall questions allow you to understand, not just memorize, the content
  • Clinical vignettes at the end of chapters prepare you for board-style questions
  • Portable size for study on the go – fits in your white coat pocket
  • Bookmark included to guide you through easy-to-use flashcard presentation
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Jul 202016
 

Deja Review Pediatrics


By (author): Brooke Davey

Deja Review – Remember what you already know!

With Deja Review, memory retention is #1. No other medical review offers the last-minute study tools you need to cram right before the exam.

“I would definitely recommend this book to my classmates. I especially think it would be helpful just prior to taking the test — to review information learned throughout the clerkship.” — Alison B. Santopolo, Weill Cornell Medical College, class of 2010

“The strength of this style is that it lends itself well to very high yield studying, especially good for studying during short breaks throughout the day. I thought it was a very complete review, hitting on the most high-yield topics.” — Stacy Cooper, Pediatric Resident, SUNY Upstate, Class of 2008

Get the competitive edge you need for the USMLE Step 2, with the proven Deja Review quiz-yourself method. Developed by McGraw-Hill, publisher of the FIRST AID series, in conjunction with Naheedy and Orringer, the Deja Review technique is guaranteed to help you with last minute retention of key facts right before the exam.

Why the Deja Review method?

Deja Review helps you recall important facts you already know. With Deja Review’s quick-hit Q&A format, questions and answers appear side-by-side providing a fast way to assess your strengths and weaknesses. Simply cover the answers to test yourself or leave the answers exposed to absorb information right before the exam.

Here’s why Deja Review is an unbeatable quick review:

  • A visual format designed for learning – 2 column format with side-by-side questions and answers
  • Only correct answers are provided – so wrong answers can’t stick in your mind on exam day
  • High-yield USMLE essentials are covered
  • Clinical vignettes to prepare you for cases you’ll see on the exam
  • Written by students who just aced the exam
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