Features: Easy to read guided chapters on all systems necessary to microbiology. By (author): Marjorie Kelly Cowan
Microbiology: A Systems Approach is a microbiology text for non-science/allied health majors with a body systems approach to the disease chapters. It has become known for its engaging writing style, instructional art program and focus on active learning. We are so excited to offer a robust learning program with student-focused learning activities, allowing the student to manage their learning while you easily manage their assessment. Detailed reports show how your assignments measure various learning objectives from the book (or input your own!), levels of Bloom's Taxonomy or other categories, and how your students are doing. The Cowan Learning program will save you time and improve your students’ success in this course.
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By (author): Ruth Ann Ehrlich RT(R), Joan A. Daly RT(R) MBA
Confidently master vital skills that will help you provide high-quality care to your radiography patients, including safety, transfer, positioning, infection control, and assessment procedures. Comprehensive and in-depth information closely follows ASRT curriculum guidelines to guide you through key elements of patient care, as well as topics related to microbiology, emerging diseases, transcultural communication, administering medications, and bedside radiography. In addition, almost 500 illustrations and photographs visually demonstrate important procedures and assist you in acquiring both the technical and the interpersonal skills needed in the clinical environment.
Information from the American Society of Radiologic Technologists includes the organizational structure of ASRT and the scope of practice standards relevant to the radiographer.
Comprehensive overviews of department organization, job opportunities, radiation protection, clinical environment, and ethics provide a solid foundation for both students and professionals.
Patient care tips alongside descriptions of procedures encourage high-quality patient care in addition to technical proficiency.
Consistent, straightforward, engaging writing style explains and breaks down complex concepts for easier understanding.
Infection control content covers infectious diseases, guidelines for hand hygiene, and use of needleless devices, providing necessary information to help prevent the spread of infection.
Chapter on special imaging techniques and modalities discusses CT angiography, MRI, mammography, and PET imaging, keeping you up to date with a wide range of imaging modalities.
Procedures are described step by step, with pictures showing each step.
Case Studies focus on medicolegal terms, standards, and applications, preparing you to problem-solve in real life clinical situations.
Expanded coverage of HIPAA regulations includes relevant examples of compliance in today’s imaging departments.
Cultural diversity is explored in greater depth in the Communications chapter, designed to facilitate effective communication among culturally diverse healthcare professionals and patients.
Chapter outlines, vocabulary lists, and learning objectives help you make the most of your study and review time.
Check-off forms for documenting clinical objectives related to patient care are provided in an appendix.
More review questions are provided at the end of each chapter, and some chapters include additional critical thinking questions.
More Spanish phrases are included in an appendix, helping you better communicate with Spanish-speaking patients in the clinical setting.
By (author): Martyn T. Cobourne BDS(Hons) FDSRCS(Eng) FDSRCS(Edin) MSc MOrth RCS(Eng) FDSOrth RCS PhD FHEA, Andrew T. DiBiase BDS(Hons) FDSRCS(Eng) MSc MOrth RCS(Eng) FDSOrth RCS
Richly illustrated and in full colour throughout, the new HANDBOOK OF ORTHODONTICS presents the subject of orthodontics in an accessible, easy-to-read manner. Whilst maintaining a strong clinical focus throughout, this new volume provides the reader with a firm understanding of the problem of malocclusion and its management and addresses the controversies in modern orthodontics by taking an evidence-based look at current clinical practice. The book also presents a clear explanation of the basic sciences of relevance to the orthodontist, including an up-to-date look at craniofacial development, growth and syndromic conditions that affect this region.
Offers comprehensive coverage of clinical orthodontics, from diagnosis and treatment planning through contemporary removable and fixed appliances to cleft lip and palate
Helps the reader develop a critical approach to the different philosophies of treatment by addressing controversies in orthodontics and looking at current clinical practice in an evidence-based manner
Covers the scientific basis of orthodontics in detail with particular focus on embryology, craniofacial development, growth and the biology of tooth movement
Numerous clinical examples clearly illustrate the theory described
Succinct writing style and rich use of pedagogy – almost 400 illustrations and tables together with ‘pull-out boxes’ – to help make learning easy
Ideal for use as a textbook or as a reference manual
Suitable for senior dental students, postgraduate trainees and residents in orthodontics
Thoroughly updated, and now in full color, Shields’ Textbook of Glaucoma, Sixth Edition is a clinically focused and practical textbook for general ophthalmologists treating patients with glaucoma. This classic text offers a rational approach to the medical and surgical management of glaucoma and presents a total care plan for the patient.
This edition has five new or reconfigured chapters—management of the glaucoma patient/approach to the patient; principles of medical therapy; adrenergic agonists and antagonists; cholinergic stimulators and hyperosmotic agents; and neuroprotection and other investigational drugs. The book examines new technologies for intraocular pressure assessment and current diagnostic technologies such as optical coherence tomography, spectral domain optical coherence tomography, Heidelberg retinal tomograph, and GDx. Noted experts detail advances in surgical treatment of glaucoma including new glaucoma implants and angle surgery. Coverage also includes advances in genetics of glaucomatous diseases.
A companion website includes the fully searchable text and an image bank.
Features: Used Book in Good Condition By (author): Thomas P. Habif MD
Widely recognized as the world’s leading dermatology manual, Habif’sClinical Dermatology has been exhaustively updated to reflect today’s best practices. A wealth of new features makes it easier than any other resource to identify, treat, and manage the full range of skin diseases.
Diagnose with confidence by viewing outstanding photographs for virtually every common skin disorder.
Quickly locate the information you need with a Disorders Index on the inside front cover, a brand-new Regional Diagnosis Atlas in chapter 1, and a consistent, logical, easy-reference format in every chapter.
Apply the newest developments in diagnosis and treatment thanks to thorough updates throughout.
Access the complete contents online at www.expertconsult.com, including all of the book’s illustrations plus hundreds of additional images; links to PubMed; Dermatologic Surgical Procedures; a Dermatologic Formulary; Bioterrorism, Dermatology, and Recently Returned Traveler appendices; plus much more.
View the likeliest differential diagnoses for any body region with an updated DDx Mannequin online.
Find representative images for virtually any skin condition with over 1000 full color photographs, including 500 brand-new, never-before-published images.
Diagnose and treat diverse patient populations with expanded coverage of non-white skin.
Treat patients who have been traveling abroad with new coverage of tropical diseases.
Neurological disease varies in its presentations and pathology throughout the world. In today’s interconnected world, neurologists need to be aware that patients can come from anywhere in the world with presentations and pathologies that may not be typical of their local context.
This unique textbook deals with the differences in etiology, genetics, age of onset and clinical presentations of neurological disease internationally. This is the first book to take a truly global approach to neurological illness.
Consisting of 22 sections and 173 chapters with contributions from experts in many countries, it serves as an invaluable guide for physicians to expand their knowledge of different neurological disorders around the world. More importantly it is a definitive source of practical information to aid diagnosis and treatment.
By (author): Vincent J. Markovchick MD FAAEM FACEP, Peter T. Pons MD FACEP, Katherine A. Bakes MD
Emergency Medicine Secrets, 5th Edition, by Drs. Vincent J. Markovchick, Peter T. Pons, and Katherine M. Bakes, gives you the emergency medicine answers you need for successful emergency medicine care. Featuring new chapters and revised content to bring you completely up to date, this dependable review and reference retains its engaging question-and-answer format.
Get the most return for your study time with the proven Secrets® format – concise, easy to read, and highly effective.
Skim the “Top 100 Secrets” and “Key Points” boxes for a fast overview of the secrets you must know for success in practice.
Enjoy faster, easier review and master the top issues in emergency medicine with mnemonics, lists, quick-reference tables, and an informal tone that sets this review book apart from the rest.
Carry it with you in your lab coat pocket for quick reference or review anytime, anywhere.
Understand the latest concepts in emergency medicine with all-new chapters such as Evidence-based Rational Use of Diagnostic Imaging, Common Drugs of Abuse, and One Pill Can Kill, plus extensive updates on Asthma • COPD and Pneumonia • Esophagus and Stomach Disorders • Soft-Tissue Infections • Evaluation of Fever in Children Younger than Three • Seizures in Infancy and Childhood • Acute Respiratory Disorders in Children • Evaluation of Child Abuse • Procedural Sedation and Analgesia of the Pediatric Patient • Bites and Stings • Sexual Assault • Third Trimester Complications and Delivery • Abdominal Trauma • Burns • Domestic Violence • EMTALA, JC, and HIPAA • and Medical Oversight and Disaster Management
Stay current with thorough updates to both text and references in all chapters, and related websites added to the bibliography.
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