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Marc S. SabatineRead MoreBe prepared for the challenges of patients with complex cardiovascular disease!
Prepared by cardiologists at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, this supplement to the bestselling Pocket Medicine internal medicine handbook uses bulleted lists, tables, and algorithms to put key clinical information about a broad range of problems in cardiovascular medicine at your fingertips.
- In-depth coverage of an extensive array of cardiovascular conditions beyond what it is Pocket Medicine, including comprehensive discussions of cardiomyopathies, advanced heart failure, cardiopulmonary exercise testing, peripheral artery, renovascular, and cerebrovascular disease, wide complex tachycardias, sudden cardiac death, and electrophysiology studies.
- Applythe latest treatment options for major cardiovascular diseases with incorporation of more detailed diagnostic testing and sophisticated treatment algorithms.
- Provide informed, effective patient care with current, evidence-based clinical recommendations, supported by key references to the most recent practice guidelines, high-tier reviews and important clinical trials.
- Enjoy this portable, user-friendly reference by adding Pocket Cardiology to your Pocket Medicine.
William W. CampbellRead More
Designed as a diagnostic tool for non-neurologists or first-year neurology residents, this pocket guide contains the most essential information from the best-selling DeJong's The Neurologic Examination, Sixth Edition. Included are step-by-step instructions for each stage of the neurologic examination, numerous illustrations depicting examination techniques, and frequently used tests and scales such as the Boston Naming Test, Glasgow Coma Scale, and Denver Scale of Communication Function. A "toolkit" at the back of the book contains lightweight adaptations of implements used in performing the examination, such as visual acuity charts, a red lens, a multi-pinhole, an optokinetic nystagmus tape, and other devices.
Gyorgy Frendl, Richard D. UrmanRead MorePart of the popular Pocket Notebook Series, Pocket ICU, Second Edition provides concise, evidence-based information for critical care students, interns, residents, and professionals at all levels of experience. Now fully revised and up to date, this portable handbook can be used for quick, easy reference both in the wards and in the operating room.
Stephen N. Adler, Debra Adler-Klein, Dianne B. GasbarraRead More
The revised, updated Fifth Edition of this pocket book is a handy reference to consult when making bedside interpretations of clinical data. Remarkably complete for its small size, the book lists nearly 200 symptoms, physical signs, laboratory test results, and radiologic findings and their differential diagnoses.
This edition has a new, more user-friendly two-color design, tabs indicating sections, and shortened lists of the most common diagnoses. An expanded section on HIV infection covers new manifestations, including immune reconstitution syndrome. The infectious disease chapter has been revised to reflect its increasing importance in clinical medicine, the emergence of multi-drug resistant bacteria, and the threat of bioterrorism.
Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment for PhysiciansDavid R. Essig-Beatty, To-Shan Li, Karen M. Steele, Zachary J. Comeaux, John M. Garlitz, James W. Kribs, William W. LemleyRead More
This practical, concise clinical reference will greatly assist physicians and osteopathic medical students in learning and using manipulative diagnosis and treatment techniques. The book's organization by body region enables readers to select appropriate treatments for specific diseases. For each technique, the book provides indications, contraindications, a stepwise description, and a photograph.
This edition presents 43 new techniques, including seated facet release and inherent motion diagnosis and treatment techniques. Updated and expanded descriptions of osteopathic principles are complemented by new illustrations and clinical correlations. Exercises that clinicians can prescribe to patients appear after the appropriate treatments.
A companion website offers the fully searchable text; online case studies with COMLEX-style multiple-choice questions for each chapter; and 250 instructional technique videos.
The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Internal MedicineMarc S. SabatineRead MoreQuick access to key clinical information and solutions to common problems in internal medicine – as close as your pocket! Pocket Medicine, Sixth Edition, is your go-to resource for fast answers to diagnostic questions you’ll face on rounds and exams. Prepared by residents and attending physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital, this portable, best-selling reference tackles the diagnosis and treatment of the most common disorders in cardiology, pulmonary medicine, gastroenterology, nephrology, hematology-oncology, infectious diseases, endocrinology, rheumatology, and neurology. Bulleted lists, tables, and algorithms focus on the information you need in order to make an accurate diagnosis and develop a treatment plan.
M. Brandon WestoverRead MoreWritten by residents for residents, Pocket Neurology, 2nd Edition is your go-to resource for essential neurologic information in a high-yield, easy-to-use format. Concise and well organized, it provides must-know information on hospital- and clinic-based neurologic workup, diagnosis, and management. The second edition of this pocket-sized bestseller delivers highly relevant adult neurologic coverage in an easily portable source.
- Find what you need quickly and easily with concise text, numerous tables, and bulleted lists throughout.
- Progress logically from neurologic signs and symptoms to differential diagnosis, workup and diagnosis, assessment of risks and benefits of available treatments, to treatment and prognosis.
- Focus on the most important, highly relevant facts thanks to a, streamlined presentation that allows for more algorithms, tables, diagrams, and images.
- Stay up to date in every area of neurology with significantly revised chapters on stroke, epilepsy, dementia, and MS, and more drug dosing information regarding inpatient care.
- Consult this high-yield handbook by clinical presentation, such as coma, stroke, headaches, and seizures, or by special topic, such as neuroimaging, behavioral neurology, and sleep medicine.
- Learn from neurology residents and beginning neurology fellows in collaboration with attending neurologists at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Children’s Hospital Boston, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
K. Joseph HurtRead MoreThe newest addition to the indispensable Pocket Medicine series offers a range of vital clinical data on obstetrics and gynecology care. Pocket Obstetrics and Gynecology is the definitive on-the-spot, real-world guide, written by residents and packed with need to know information. Perfect for forming initial care plans during rounds. Prepare yourself today!
- Coverage in topics including: primary care; ER; operative ob-gyn; pelvic surgery and urogynecology; infertility; prenatal care; normal labor and delivery; complicated pregnancy and delivery; cardiology; pulmonary; gastroenterology; hematology; neurology; gynecologic oncology
- Special appendices on pelvic anatomy; common ob-gyn procedures and surgeries; drugs in OB and breastfeeding; ACLS algorithms; NRP algorithm
- Evidence-based data with current citations
- Chapters organized by organ systems, putting women’s health topics into general medical context – perfect for clerkship studies.
- User-friendly Pocket Series design includes 6-ring binder with pockets in front and back and white space for reader’s notes
Jamal Boughanem, Ritesh R ShahRead MoreThis new title in Pocket series covers the major subspecialty areas including shoulder, elbow, hand and wrist, hip, knee, foot and ankle. It is intended to provide a compact quick-reference covering relevant pathophysiology, diagnostic criteria, and glosses of medical and surgical treatment.
Richard D. Urman, Nalini VadiveluRead MorePocket Pain Medicine is an invaluable tool for every resident and practicing physician who needs to understand the essentials of acute and chronic pain management, including all current guidelines and standards of care. This concise, up-to-date, evidence-based reference guide is written in the popular Pocket Notebook Series format that is ideal for today's fast-paced health care environment. Information is presented in a schematic, outline format, with diagrams and tables for quick, easy reference. The book contains all the practical information the resident or practitioner needs to quickly diagnose the pain disorder, safely prescribe the required medications, and arrange for advanced pain care if needed. Pocket Pain Medicine will appeal to physicians in every specialty in both academic and private practice throughout the world.
The Massachusetts General Hospital for Children Handbook of PediatricsParitosh PrasadRead MorePrepared by residents and attending physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital, this pocket-sized loose leaf binder is created in the style of Pocket Medicine, one of the best-selling references for medical students, interns, and residents, and focuses on Pediatrics. This product can be used on the wards and for candidates reviewing for pediatric board exams.
In bulleted lists, tables, and algorithms, Pocket Pediatrics provides key clinical information about common pediatric problems in cardiology, pulmonology, gastroenterology, nephrology, hematology-oncology, infectious diseases, endocrinology, rheumatology, and neurology as well as the well patient and the patient in ICU. There is also a 4-color insert chapter, containing pediatric clinical images in dermatology. The six-ring binder is portable to be carried with students, residents or physicians and allows users to add their own notes.
Sheri M. Berg, Edward A BittnerRead More
Practical, portable, and accessible, this new addition to the LWW Handbook Series covers all facets of care given to patients postoperatively, both early on in the PACU and later on the floor. A multidisciplinary team of residents, fellows, and faculty at the highly esteemed Massachusetts General Hospital employ an easy-to-use outline format to cover topics such as patient care, postoperative complications, special considerations, CPR in the PACU, ethico-legal issues, and PACU administration.
Andrew Green, Roman Hayda, Andrew HechtRead MoreBridge the gap between orthopaedic surgery and rehabilitation! Postoperative Orthopaedic Rehabilitation, published in partnership with the AAOS, is the first clinical reference designed to empower both orthopaedic surgeons and rehabilitation specialists by transcending the traditional boundaries between these two phases of patient management to achieve better outcomes.
Science and Clinical PracticeOliver Wilder-Smith, Lars Arendt-Nielsen, David Yarnitsky, Kris C.P VissersRead MorePostoperative Pain: Science and Clinical Practice compiles the proceedings of the November, 2013 IASP Research Symposium on Operative Pain into one convenient volume, giving you clinically relevant and research-driven information on the state of the art in postoperative pain. Global experts from the IASP provide practical knowledge on everything from basic research in animals to human research on clinical questions of diagnosis and treatment – information that’s ideal for pain researchers and clinicians who deal with perioperative pain.
Jerry A. Dorsch, Susan E. DorschRead More
This paperback, full-color book is ideally suited for anesthesiologists, residents, and nurse anesthetists who need a concise, practical, easily accessible reference on anesthesia equipment. Written by the authors of the definitive text Understanding Anesthesia Equipment, A Practical Approach to Anesthesia Equipment covers the most commonly used machines and devices and addresses common problems and pitfalls that affect clinical situations. The book is written in outline format and thoroughly illustrated with full-color photographs and line drawings.
Paul Mongan, Sulpicio G Soriano III, Tod B Sloan, Glenn P. GravleeRead MoreA Practical Approach to Neuroanesthesia is the latest addition in the Practical Approach to Anesthesiology series. This important volume provides updated information on the approach and management for both adult and pediatric patients’ physiology dealing with neurosurgical conditions. The outline format with key concepts provides rapid access to clear diagnostic and management guidance for a broad range of neurosurgical and neuroanesthesiology procedures as well as neurocritical care problems.
Each chapter provides a comprehensive review of clinical practice focusing on key points, clinical pearls, and key references. This new text provides expert recommendations on critical pre-operative, intra-operative and post-operative care for both adult and pediatric patients undergoing neurosurgical and neuroradiologic procedures.
A Practical Approach to Neuroanesthesia is a concise, portable reference suitable for use by anesthesia residents and fellows, practicing anesthesiologists, nurse anesthetists, and anesthesiologist assistants.
Albert C. Perrino, Scott T. ReevesRead MoreGet up-close and personal with TEE in the new edition of A Practical Approach to Transesophageal Echocardiography, your highly illustrated, ultra-readable guide for the practice of echocardiography edited by Drs. Perrino and Reeves. Updated to reflect current clinical developments, this book is a true asset for any physician, resident, nurse, or other healthcare professional looking to master perioperative transesophageal echocardiography. Spanning 2- and 3-D imagining, as well as Doppler modalities for assessing ventricular performance and valvular disease, Transesophageal Echocardiography guides you through the physics, principles, and applications of each technique. Composed by a dream team of internationally esteemed authors, each section ends with 20 self-assessment test questions to reinforce the preceding chapter’s content. The new edition is designed for maximum retention, featuring not just comprehensive text but extensive color illustrations, figures, and full-motion echocardiographic images. If you’re an anesthesiology or cardiology attending, fellow, or resident, this book will quickly become an indispensible resource.
K.S. Clifford ChaoRead More
The third edition of Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy was written to enhance the reader’s understanding of the cutting-edge technology of Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy. It is designed to both update old readers and inform new readers about the complexities and details of clinical management.
This completely updated edition provides a step-by-step, practical approach to the use of IMRT in the evaluation and treatment of cancer patients. Because of IMRT’s ability to employ individually controlled beamlets, it is an extremely promising technique, especially when paired with CT, PET, and/or MRI. With these improved procedures, doctors and clinicians will be able to take high resolution images of tumors while minimizing dosages to surrounding tissue.
In order to focus on the most up to date IMRT techniques, the introductory chapters have been condensed to provide a brief overview of IMRT physics, mechanics and quality assurance, and also CT and MR imaging. To help assist in clinical decision-making it provides the reader with more than 700 full-color illustrations, IMRT tables and clear, straightforward descriptions that address a range of tumor types and sites including head and neck, urinary, and gynecologic cancers.
A Case-Based Learning ApproachMichael WilliamsRead MorePractical Ethics in Clinical Neurology: A Case-Based Learning ApproachPractical Ethics in Clinical Neurology (PECN) is a case-based ethics textbook designed for readers who want a concise, accessible book to help them assess and resolve ethical challenges in everyday practice. With chapter topics and case content that reflect commonly encountered issues in adult and pediatric neurology, PECN meets the needs of students, residents, fellows, and practicing neurologists. With easy, web-based access to key guidance documents from the American Academy of Neurology, and references to important sections in Dr. James L. Bernat’s Ethical Issues in Neurology, 3rd ed. (the most highly respected ethics textbook in neurology), PECN helps readers focus on the essential ethical and professional considerations in each case. Directors of medical student clerkships and residency programs in neurology will find that PECN helps them meet the learning objectives of the AAMC, ACGME, and ABPN.
Look inside and explore…• Case-based approach places key ethical principles into a practical, real-world context to aid in decision-making.• An outstanding array of learning features includes the following sections: Learning Objectives, Clinical Vignettes, Questions to guide self-study and group discussions, Key Points, Key Words, Suggestions for Further Reading, and more.• Clinical pragmatism model helps readers analyze ethical issues in a clinical context.