The ABCs of Choosing the Right Antibacterial AgentAlan R. HauserRead More
Antibiotic Basics for Clinicians, Second Edition, shows you how to apply your knowledge of pharmacology and microbiology in order to select the appropriate antibiotic. Rather than rely on rote memorization, you’ll learn the underlying rationale for treatment of common infectious diseases and pathogens. The text focuses on antibacterial agents, examining individual antibiotics and antibiotic classes as well as definitive and empiric therapies—providing a framework for prescription and clinical preparation for students training to be physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacologists, or medical technologists. Clinicians also rely on Antibiotic Basics for quick reference or review.
The Second Edition includes current research and new approaches to emerging resistant organisms such as community-acquired, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase-producing bacteria. In addition, the book has been updated to reflect changes in treatment guidelines, including new guidelines for Clostridium difficile colitis and urinary tract infections.
Meghan M. Kiefer, Curtis R. ChongRead MoreEste manual está preparado por los residentes y médicos del Massachusetts General Hospital. Este libro de bolsillo ofrece, a través del estilo de Medicina de bolsillo (Sabatine) datos clínicos clave para estudiantes y residentes, y se centra en el cuidado del paciente en el ámbito ambulatorio (centros de salud). Atención primaria de bolsillo es un resumen práctico de la información clínica clave que incluye las áreas de: medicina preventiva, cardiovascular, dermatología, endocrinología, digestiva, hematología, enfermedades infecciosas, aparato musculoesquelético, neurología, oftalmología, psiquiatría, pulmonar, renal/urología, poblaciones especiales, salud de la mujer, salud de los hombres y geriatría. Es ideal para la práctica diaria. Está diseñado a dos colores, con información basada en la evidencia y con la inclusión de 8 páginas de imágenes anómalas clave.
Lynn S. Bickley, Peter G. Szilagyi, Richard M. HoffmanRead MoreDesde hace más de cuatro décadas, Bates. Guía de exploración física e historia clínica se ha posicionado como uno de los referentes clásicos de la propedéutica clínica moderna. Su enfoque basado en el razonamiento clínico, en la toma compartida de decisiones y en la comprensión sólida de la evidencia clínica permite a estudiantes de medicina, enfermería y de otras ciencias de la salud adquirir y desarrollar habilidades y competencias clínicas sólidas en el interrogatorio y exploración física de pacientes adultos y pediátricos.
Essentials of Pulmonary and Critical Care MedicineRonald B. George, Richard W. Light, Michael A. Matthay, Richard A. MatthayRead More
A favorite among residents and pulmonary fellows, this text provides all the information needed to evaluate and manage respiratory diseases and critically ill patients and to pass the American Board of Internal Medicine's subspecialty exam in pulmonary medicine. The Fifth Edition includes new information on ARDS, sedation of critically ill patients, rehabilitation for COPD, care of elderly patients, genetic testing for asthma, CTA and other diagnostic techniques for pulmonary thromboembolism, new antifungal drugs without renal toxicity, new treatment guidelines for pneumothorax, and ventilators and noninvasive ventilation for respiratory failure. This edition also includes more algorithms and differential diagnosis tables.
A Guide for Patient and FamilyDavid M. Orenstein, Jonathan E. Spahr, Daniel J. WeinerRead More
This one-of-a-kind guide offers easy-to-understand explanations, advice, and management options for patients or parents of patients with cystic fibrosis. The book explains the disease process, outlines the fundamentals of diagnosing and screening, and addresses the challenges of treatment for those living with CF. As one reviewer said, this book “is the only complete answer book for everyone living with the disease. It is an indispensable resource for families of children with CF, adolescent and adult patients, and physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, and social workers involved in the care of CF patients.”
Jeff UngerRead MoreDiabetes Management in Primary Care, 2nd Edition serves as an evidence-based guide for primary care physicians, residents, and medical students in managing patients with diabetes. This text covers all aspects of outpatient care for adults and adolescents with diabetes. You’ll find comprehensive coverage of the latest therapeutic, behavioral, and surgical options to successfully manage diabetic patients within the primary care setting.Diabetes Management in Primary Care is based upon patient centered strategies and customized care. Whether the patient has prediabetes or advanced long-term complications such as retinopathy or chronic kidney disease, providers of all specialties and all levels of care will gain insight into safe, effective and rationale intensification of one’s care. Complex co-existing disorders such as cancer, severe clinical obesity, polycystic ovary syndrome, severe insulin resistance, hypoglycemia awareness autonomic failure, steroid induced hyperglycemia and sleep disorders are discussed in vibrant detail. Diabetes Management in Primary Care is the first medical text book to address many of the topics listed below. One of the most anticipated chapters discusses the importance of incorporating cultural diversity into one’s treatment plan.New to this edition:· Access to the companion website that includes the fully searchable text for quick reference· ADA/IDF screening algorithms included to allow for faster determinations· Discussion of new agents for Type II diabetes to keep you updated on the most recent therapies available, including new long acting basal insulin and incretin mimetics and drugs in the R and D pipeline.· Questions that patients want answered including: “When will diabetes be cured?”· Examination of the relationship between obesity, sleep disorder and diabetes· Detailed discussion of the relationship between cancer and diabetes· The importance of becoming a culturally diverse clinician· The politics of diabetes management in the US· Updated guidelines for the diagnosis and management of polycystic ovary syndrome· Useful forms to streamline and document practice including: patient history, physical exam, complication surveillance, laboratory tests, and diabetes patient education
Anatomical Chart CompanyRead More
Diseases of the Lung visually and textually describes eight common diseases of the lung.
The central illustration shows the left lung cross-sectioned to show the affects of the disease. Close up detailed views and
definitions, signs and symptoms of each disease are included.
The following diseases are shown:
- influenza (flu)
- chronic bronchitis
- tuberculosis (TB)
- lung cancer
- cystic fibrosis
Made in the USA.
Available in the following versions :
- 20" x 26" heavy paper laminated with grommets at top corners ISBN 9781587799082
- 20" x 26" heavy paper ISBN 9781587799075
Anatomical Chart CompanyRead More
The Ear - Organs of Hearing and Balance is a useful chart showing the anatomy of the ear.
The large colorful and detailed central image shows the anatomy of and the structures that make up the ear.
All of the major parts of the ear are illustrated and labeled on the central image. Many of the structures are depicted with close up detailed illustrations.
right tympanic membrane with detail close-up
middle ear with detail close-up
close up of the auditory ossicles
detail of the membranous labyrinth including a detail of the cochlear labyrinth
organ of Corti
macula of saccule
The Ear - Organs of Hearing and Balance also textually explains and illustrates how we hear from the ear to the brain - the physiology of sound.
Made in the USA.
Available in the following versions :
- 20" x 26" heavy paper laminated with grommets at top corners ISBN 9781587791154
- 20" x 26" heavy paper ISBN 9781587791161
David H. FrankelRead More
Praise for the First Edition:
"A superb guidebook to basic dermatology....One of the best quick-reference dermatology sources....This little gem should be a favorite of family physicians around the world."—American Family Physician
Geared specifically to primary care practitioners, house officers, and medical students, this colorfully illustrated pocket book is a practical quick-reference guide to the diagnosis and treatment of common skin problems. The book is organized by clinical feature and written in terms that are accessible to non-dermatologists. 118 full-color illustrations depict the key distinguishing features of the diseases. ICD-9 codes are included. This Second Edition includes the latest therapies, plus many new photographs.
Frederic W. Platt, Geoffrey H. GordonRead More
Written by physicians skilled at coaching colleagues in physician-patient communication, this pocket guide presents practical strategies for handling a wide variety of difficult patient interviews. Each chapter presents a hypothetical scenario, describes effective communication techniques for each phase of the interaction, and identifies pitfalls to avoid. The presentation includes examples of physician-patient dialogue, illustrations showing body language, and key references.
This edition includes new chapters on caring for physician-patients, communicating with colleagues, disclosing unexpected outcomes and medical errors, shared decision making and informed consent, and teaching communication skills. Other new chapters describe clinical attitudes such as patience, curiosity, and hope.
Steven L. LewisRead More
Field Guide to the Neurologic Examination provides a detailed review of the basic neurologic exam, giving clinicians the tools needed to obtain valuable diagnostic information and address specific clinical presentations. The guide's three sections include a brief overview of neurologic diagnosis, instructions on how to perform the basic components of the neurologic exam, and ways to tailor the exam to specific clinical situations. The clinical focus assists in the practical bedside evaluation of common neurologic symptoms. Also included is a concise appendix of common neurologic tests, with brief summaries to help clinicians choose the best approach for each patient.
Theresa Kyle, Susan CarmanRead More
Obra de consulta para estudiantes y profesionales de la enfermería maternoinfantil y pediátrica. Se condensa la información esencial que toda estudiante / enfermera de la especialidad debe conocer y aplicar en el cuidado a sus pacientes en los entornos sanitarios. Con un formato, número de páginas y peso característicos de un libro de bolsillo, ideal para utilizar durante las consulta o en el hospital, o transportar a las clases sin añadir excesivo peso a la mochila. Además, incluye ilustraciones esquemáticas fáciles de consultar de un simple vistazo, dibujos y fotografías que ilustran procedimientos frecuentes en enfermeria infantil y numerosas tablas que condensan la información mínima sobre conceptos y áreas fundamentales. La primera parte del libro trata los principios de la atención de enfermería en niños. La segunda parte, las afecciones y patologías pediátricas frecuentes, ordenadas alfabéticamente, con los cuidados de enfermería, las pruebas diagnósticas habituales y los procedimientos de enfermería necesarios. Y la tercera parte las afecciones y patologías pediátricas frecuentes, ordenadas alfabéticamente, con los cuidados de enfermería, las pruebas diagnósticas habituales y los procedimientos de enfermería necesarios.
Alvin H. SchmaierRead MoreThis is the first comprehensive, accurate introductory text on hematology for medical students. The many topics of hematology are covered and each chapter begins with an overview and then proceeds to an outline of key concepts for each specialty area. The text includes simple line drawings, algorithms and color plates, and features bulleted points and bolded key words. With its depth, and concise format, this book serves as a thorough text, general reference, and a review for the USMLE Step 1 exam, and is a valuable tool for the internal medicine clerkship rotation and exam.
Real Patients, Real AnswersRobert W. SchrierRead More
Developed by the internal medicine residency teaching staff at the University of Colorado, this book presents patient-oriented cases for 88 diseases in all areas of internal medicine. Case studies follow a question-and-answer format that mirrors rounds presentations. Each case study walks you through the workup and management of the problem and reviews the underlying pathophysiology. The book is an excellent review tool for resident in-service exams or American Board of Internal Medicine certification exams.
This edition's questions and problems have been extensively rewritten to incorporate new diagnostic methods and treatments. Coverage of urology and hepatology has been expanded.
Robert E. Hyatt, Paul D. Scanlon, Masao NakamuraRead MoreInterpretation of Pulmonary Function Tests, 4th edition provides practical, clinically relevant coverage of all types of pulmonary function testing as it applies to a host of disease conditions. It is aimed at any reader with a basic knowledge of pulmonary physiology and provides a solid basis for administering and interpreting these tests. The authors provide valuable guidance for day-to-day clinical work, e.g., in chapters entitled "When to Test and What to Order" and "Approaches to Interpreting Pulmonary Function Tests." The book also features over 40 illustrative cases that readers can use for self-testing and for reinforcing the principles discussed elsewhere in the book.
Timothy A. Morris, Andrew L. Ries, Richard A. BordowRead MoreStay current with the latest information on the diagnosis and management of pulmonary disorders with Manual of Clinical Problems in Pulmonary Medicine, 7e. Drawing on the expertise of a stellar team of renowned experts in the field, this updated pocket reference provides concise coverage of all aspects of pulmonary disorders, including pathophysiology, differential diagnoses, and the latest evidence-based treatments for pulmonary illness. Featuring a compact size and concise entries, this reference is ideal for bedside use and is portable enough to take along as you move between home, clinic, and hospital.
“Well worth reading cover to cover and will serve as an excellent reference resource in the field of pulmonary medicine.”
K. P. Ravikrishnan, FRCP(C), FACP (William Beaumont Hospitals), reviewing previous edition
Key features of Manual of Clinical Problems in Pulmonary Medicine include:
- Highlights of pulmonary and critical care medicine processes and resources available to help you prevent, diagnose, and treat respiratory diseases.
- Up-to-date information on presentations that are typical for common and otherwise important respiratory disorders.
- Updated traditional, disease-based chapters so you can refresh your knowledge.
- NEW sections on Presentation of Respiratory Disorders and Pulmonary Resources and Procedures help you clearly identify and treat your patients.
- Uniform chapters that highlight key characteristics, including definition, etiology, incidence, diagnostic work up, management and outcomes.
- Annotated bibliography presents the best evidence for you to apply in practice
David H. Alpers, Beth E. Taylor, Dennis M. Bier, Samuel KleinRead MoreOptimize your patients’ nutrition!
Coauthored by three physicians and a dietitian, this quick-reference manual provides practical, state-of-the-art, evidence-based nutrition recommendations for healthy adults, hospitalized patients, and people with a full range of health conditions. It’s an ideal source to help you meet the nutrition needs of every patient.
· Effectively counsel healthy patients with nutrition recommendations for both young and older adults, and provide specific guidance for patients who are pregnant or lactating.
· Find information on individual nutrients (e.g. vitamin D, iron), contained in a dedicated section covering nutrient components.
· Get detailed guidance with separate chapters on Protein and Calories, Vitamins, Minerals, and Dietary Supplements.
· Access advice specific for metabolic disorders (diabetes, dyslipidemia, and renal disease), for obesity, and for chronic wasting diseases (cancer, AIDS).
· Make informed decisions on enteral and parenteral nutritional therapy.
Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, offering tablet, smartphone, or online access to:
· Complete content with enhanced navigation
· A powerful search that pulls results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web
· Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation
· Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text
· Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues
· Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use
Phillip S. Cuculich, Andrew M. KatesRead MorePequeño, consistente y lleno de información, la 3.ª edición de Manual Washington de especialidades clínicas: Cardiología coloca el campo de la enfermedad cardiovascular al alcance del médico o residente. Diseñado para el profesional ocupado, el estudiante o el residente, esta edición de bolsillo incluye los últimos descubrimientos y tratamientos en cardiología en un formato fácil de leer. En un campo de rápido avance que constantemente abre la puerta a nuevos descubrimientos biomédicos y tratamientos, este recurso ofrece las últimas recomendaciones de tratamiento para los pacientes. El manual es un excelente título, breve, conciso, que incluye fundamentos electrofisiológicos e incluso propedéuticos. Su contenido está actualizado a las últimas clasificaciones y recomendaciones e incluye otros temas útiles como la valoración prequirúrgica del cardiópata con una gran cantidad de cuadros clínicos.