Feb 252017
 

Diagnosis of Breast Diseases: Integrating the Findings of Clinical Presentation, Mammography, and Ultrasound


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By (author): Volker Barth

This atlas provides radiologists with essential
information for the differential diagnosis of breast diseases on the basis of
clinical presentation, mammography, and ultrasound. It begins with
chapters on tumor biology, prognostic factors, and histology. The authors then
provide a thorough evaluation of various methods for early detection and
accurate diagnosis, including analog and digital mammography, ultrasound, MR
imaging, PET/CT, and interventional procedures. They discuss in detail the
strengths and limitations of each imaging modality, aspects of quality control,
test intervals, peri- and postoperative management principles, and follow-up
care.

Highlights:

  • Presentation of difficult cases that effectively
    demonstrate the diagnostic hurdles and forensic pitfalls in breast diagnosis
  • Special sections on breast cancer in men and young
    women, with discussion of women who are pregnant or lactating
  • Color-coded practical tips and clinical notes for
    optimal comprehension of the material
  • Extensive Q&A sections for self-testing in two
    major chapters
  • More than 1,700 high-quality illustrations, including
    clinical color photographs, ultrasound images, and mammograms

“I believe that this outstanding
modern book will be highly valued by radiologists, oncologists, surgeons and
many other specialists.”—British Journal of Radiology

“Every page contains an
opportunity to increase the user’s knowledge,.”—Radiologic Technology

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Feb 242017
 

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties (Oxford Medical Handbooks)


By (author): Andrew Baldwin, Nina Hjelde, Charlotte Goumalatsou, Gil Myers

Covering each of the fourteen core medical specialties, the tenth edition of the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties is the must-have reference guide to each of the specialties you will encounter through your medical school and Foundation Programme rotations. Now updated with the latest guidelines, and developed by a new and trusted author team who have contemporary experience of life on the wards, this unique resource presents the content in a concise and logical way, giving clear advice on clinical management and offering insight into holistic care.

Packed full of high-quality illustrations, boxes, tables, and classifications, this handbook is ideal for use at direct point of care, whether on the ward or in the community, and for study and revision. Each chapter is easy to read and filled with digestible information, with features including ribbons to mark your most-used pages and mnemonics to help you memorize and retain key facts, while quotes from patients help the reader understand each problem better, enhancing the doctor/patient relationship. With reassuring and friendly advice throughout, this is the ultimate guide for every medical student and junior doctor for each clinical placement, and as a revision tool. This tenth edition of the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties remains the perfect companion to the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine, together encompassing the entire spectrum of clinical medicine and helping you to become the doctor you want to be.

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Feb 232017
 

Bariatric Surgery Patients: A Nutritional Guide


By (author): Betty Wedman-St Louis

“Approximately 65% of our population is overweight and 12% are morbidly obese. This is despite more than 25 years of attempted medical management. Clearly all current efforts have failed to control this enormous problem. Could it be that we have failed to recognize the cause of the disease and therefore have misdirected our efforts?” ? Alfredo Fernandez, MD, FASMBS, Surgeon, Tampa, Florida

Reducing obesity through bariatric surgery provides a sustainable weight loss regimen, because it restricts the size of the stomach and limits food intake. However, the surgery limits the amount of nutrients absorbed by the stomach and small intestine. This book provides a comprehensive, practical guide on pre- and post-nutrition considerations in bariatric patients. It describes surgeries including gastric bypass, lap band, and sleeve; nutrition protocols for surgery patients; pregnancy considerations- pre- and post-surgery; food consumption post-surgery; advancing healthy food intake after surgery; minimizing negative side effects; and recommendations to maintain healthy diet.

This nutritional guide provides health care practitioners descriptions and answers to the many questions bariatric surgery patients need to know and ask in support group meetings and individual counseling sessions. The first chapter focuses on Selling Obesity and Food as a Cheap and Legal Drug, outlining how food advertising, portion size increases, and food frauds have contributed to the obesity crisis. New research into gut hormones, microbiome influence on obesity, firmicutes, and histamine are included, as well as pregnancy after bariatric surgery and lifestyle changes?eating, sleep, hydration, stress management?needed for success after surgery.

Many health care practitioners will use the Post Op Discharge Diet stages of progression to explain how the patient needs to prepare for their liquid diet and overcome numerous issues like dumping syndrome, hypoglycemia, and alcohol and caffeine consumption. Diet plans for Ketogenic, Mediterranean DASH, Glycemic, and Low FODMAP are included within this book.

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Feb 212017
 

Deep Sternal Wound Infections


This concise and practical handbook covers the basics of pathophysiology, diagnosis, interdisciplinary surgical management, prevention and rehabilitation of patients with deep sternal wound infections and sternal osteomyelitis.

All relevant aspects and surgical procedures are explained in an easily understandable way. Additionally special approaches and preventive measures are highlighted with regard to the perioperative handling as well as the rehabilitation possibilities.

Through concise texts with numerous illustrations, the book is ideal for the practice and as a supplement to further studies.

This book is suitable for all specialists who are involved into the treatment and diagnosis

of sternal wound infections, particularly cardio-thoracis, thoracic, plastic, vascular

surgeons, cardiologists, radiologists, and rehabilitation physicians.

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Feb 202017
 

Common Problems in Acute Care Surgery


This text provides a comprehensive, evidence-based review of the most common clinical problems encountered by acute care surgeons. Focusing on the clinical care of the patient, this volume explores the general principles of acute care surgery and the specific disease states that are commonly encountered by acute care surgeons. The work also touches upon the ethical issues and systems development behind acute care surgery, including practical considerations for establishing an acute care surgery program, ethical considerations in acute care surgery, and the role of palliative care. The second edition of the textbook include updates to all of the chapters from the first edition. New topics addressed include management of intra-abdominal infections, management of the open abdomen, and hemodynamic monitoring of the critically ill surgical patient. Each chapter addresses a specific topic in acute care surgery. All chapters are written by experts in the field of Acute Care Surgery. Each chapter includes a brief overview of the epidemiology of the clinical problem, the clinical presentation and diagnosis of the problems, and a discussion of the treatment options and potential complications that may arise.

Common Problems in Acute Care Surgery, Second Edition will be of great value to surgical residents, fellows, and practicing acute care surgeons.
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Feb 192017
 

Pancreatitis: Medical and Surgical Management


Pancreatitis: medical and surgical management provides gastroenterologists and GI surgeons, both fully qualified and in training, with a focused, evidence-based approach to the most exciting developments in the diagnosis and clinical management of pancreatitis.

Focusing mainly on the rapidly changing and innovative medical and surgical strategies to manage the disease, new surgical procedures such as endoscopic biliary intervention and minimally invasive necrosectomy to exciting new medical therapies like Antiprotease, Lexipafant, probiotics and enzyme treatment are all discussed.

Full colour throughout, with over 250 colour illustrations and with reference to the latest clinical guidelines from the AGA, ACG and UEGW at all times, it is an essential consultation tool for all those managing patients with this increasingly common condition.

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Feb 192017
 

Difficult Decisions in Colorectal Surgery (Difficult Decisions in Surgery: An Evidence-Based Approach)


This multi-authored book contains brief chapters devoted to one or two specific questions or decisions in colon and rectal surgery that are difficult or controversial. It is a current and timely reference source for practicing surgeons, surgeons in training, and educators that describes the recommended ideal approach, rather than customary care, in selected clinical situations.

Just like the other volumes in this series, the chapters in Difficult Decisions in Colorectal Surgery adhere to a specific format.  This approach provides uniformity to the presentations, making it possible to identify useful material at a glance.

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Feb 142017
 

Case Files® Surgery, Fifth Edition


By (author): Eugene Toy, Terrence Liu, Andre Campbell, Barnard Palmer

SHARPEN YOUR CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS AND IMPROVE PATIENT CARE

Experience with clinical cases is key to mastering the art and science of medicine and ultimately to providing patients with competent clinical care. Case Files®: Surgery provides 60 true-to-life cases that illustrate essential concepts in surgery. Each case includes an easy-to-understand discussion correlated to key concepts, definitions of key terms, clinical pearls, and USMLE®-style review questions to reinforce your learning. With Case Files®, you’ll learn instead of memorize.

·       Learn from 60 high-yield cases, each with board-style questions

·       Master key concepts with clinical pearls

·       Cement your knowledge with 25 new integrated challenge questions

·       Polish your approach to clinical problem solving and to patient care

·       Perfect for medical students and physician assistant students

 

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Feb 132017
 

Chassin’s Operative Strategy in General Surgery: An Expositive Atlas


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The Fourth Edition of Chassin’s Operative Strategy in General Surgery: An Expositive Atlas is designed to expand this comprehensive and unique general surgery reference while remaining true to the special character of the work. This unique text continues to provide an emphasis on surgical strategy that is unmatched by other textbooks of surgical technique. It continues to comprehensively cover all non-vascular operations commonly performed by general surgeons. As always, Chassin’s explains the conceptual basis of each operation, outlines strategies to avoid common pitfalls, and carefully describes and beautifully illustrates the technical steps of each operation. The Fourth Edition has been expanded and updated by adding both new procedures and new features. A significant new feature, “Documentation Basics” has been added to each chapter, providing a bulleted list of key features that need to be listed in the operative note to accurately describe extent of procedure and enhance accuracy of coding.

General surgery continues to evolve.  Procedures are added and many operations are done through new minimal access approaches. However, as a surgeon may be called upon to perform an operation that has become rare, Chassin’s unique “legacy” material has been retained for reference. In addition, 17 new chapters have been added, including 4 new chapters on colorectal surgery. Over 1100 elegant illustrations and new radiographs accompany detailed textual explanations. Mo

re than ever, Chassin’s Operative Strategy in General Surgery: An Expositive Atlas, Fourth Edition is an indispensable reference for all surgical residents and practicing surgeons.

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Feb 032017
 

Stereo Operative Atlas of Micro Ear Surgery


This book introduces readers to modern micro ear surgery procedures employing 3-D methods. Divided into 5 chapters, it explores 43 micro ear surgery operations, while 418 pairs of stereoscopic images illustrate each procedure in 3-D detail.

Using the operating microscope, which provides true stereo vision through its two-eye lens system, the authors present various micro ear surgeries, including mastoid and middle ear surgery, facial nerve surgery, inner ear surgery, and lateral skull base surgery. For each pair of stereoscopic images, readers can find the anatomic structures captured from two different angles, and will learn how to use stereoscopic 3-D methods to view the anatomic structures hidden deep in the temporal bone. As such, the book offers a valuable guide book and reference work for doctors specializing in otology, neurology and related fields. 

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