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American College of Sports MedicineRead More
From the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), this text provides the information necessary to develop skills for assessing an individual's health-related physical fitness. It provides a practical "how-to-do-it" approach for performing assessment skills effectively, and an understanding of the theory behind and the importance of each skill or assessment. The Fourth Edition includes updated references to ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, Ninth Edition, more diagrams and pictures highlighting assessment techniques, and new material on physical activity assessments, considerations for medication usage, and common measurement errors.
A companion Website includes an Image Collection, a Test Generator, and PowerPoint Slides.
Lippincott Williams & WilkinsRead MoreAnatomy & Physiology Made Incredibly Easy 4e presents the vast, sometimes overwhelming details of anatomy and physiology in the enjoyable, user-friendly, award-winning Incredibly Easy! style. Featuring a 4-color interior and using light-hearted humor throughout, the text reviews the core concepts of anatomy and physiology and offers detailed coverage of every major body system, along with nutrition, fluids and electrolytes, reproduction and lactation, and genetics. The “Practice Makes Perfect" section showcases NCLEX-style questions, and the book also includes pocket-sized study cards for on-the-go review. A companion Website offers student and instructor resources, including study cards, physiology animations, PowerPoint presentations, a test generator, teaching tips, and practice exercises/activities.
Lorne H. Blackbourne, Christopher MooreRead More
Anatomy Recall, Second Edition is a concise, affordable, pocket-sized review of the fundamentals of human anatomy. The popular two-column, question-and-answer Recall Series format facilitates quick learning and is ideal for board review.
This edition has been updated by expert authors, including anatomists, medical students, and surgeons. Expanded coverage now includes embryology highlights. Clinical Pearls emphasize important clinical correlations to anatomic principles. Surgical Anatomy Pearls help third- and fourth-year medical students prepare quickly for intraoperative anatomy questions. Power Review sections help focus last-minute review of the most commonly tested anatomy points. Numerous effective illustrations correlate factual information with key anatomical relationships.
David E Elder, Rosalie Elenitsas, Adam I. Rubin, Michael Ioffreda, Jeffrey Miller, O. Fred MillerRead More
Written for trainees as well as experienced dermatopathologists, this 3rd edition of the Atlas And Synopsis Of Lever’s Histopathology Of The Skin provides a systematic approach to diagnosing skin diseases.
Classifying skin diseases by location, reaction patterns, and cell type if applicable, this new edition greatly improves the ability of the reader to recognize a wide variety of skin diseases and help in the development of differential diagnoses. Written to be a useful reference tool and teaching aid rather than a comprehensive textbook, this guide will aid dermatopathologists of all experience levels in the understanding of cutaneous reaction patterns and diagnosis.
John Kiernan, Raj RajakumarRead More
This classic well-illustrated textbook simplifies neuroscience content to focus coverage on the essentials and helps students learn important neuroanatomical facts and definitions. Among its many distinctions are its organization by region and then pathways into and out of the nervous system, which permits students an integrated view of the anatomy and physiology; level of treatment suited to increasingly shorter neuroanatomy course hours for medical and allied health students; and the author's succinct writing style.
Jonathan S. Berek, Neville F. HackerRead MoreGet the evidence-based, practical guidance you need to provide state-of-the-art care to women with gynecologic cancers. From diagnosis through medical and surgical management, Berek and Hacker's Gynecologic Oncology, 6th Edition delivers invaluable knowledge and expertise on every aspect of gynecologic malignancies. Ideal for gynecologic oncologists and fellows, general gynecologists, and medical and radiation oncologists, this new edition clearly translates basic science to clinical practice, making it your go-to source for everyday reference.
- Concise, comprehensive coverage ensures your access to current knowledge of general principles, as well as medical and surgical treatment for the full range of gynecologic cancers: cervical, breast, ovarian, vulvar and vaginal, and uterine.
- Evidence-based, templated chapters speed you directly to the information you need.
- Extensively revised, separate chapters on the latest innovations in laparoscopy and robotics keep you up to date.
- Expert authorship, including the expertise of numerous international contributors, keeps you at the forefront of your field and helps you prepare for board exams.
- New illustrations and drawings, as well as pathology slides and clinically-relevant diagrams, help you visualize key concepts.
- Complete content with enhanced navigation
- A powerful search tool 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
Jonathan S. BerekRead MoreBerek and Novak’s Gynecology is the gold standard text in general gynecology serving both as a comprehensive reference and a practical, clinically-oriented text. This reference is not only a must-have product for residents in training, but it offers information for the practicing physician. The book covers the entire spectrum of women's healthcare by offering guidance for the management of specific gynecologic conditions in eight sections. The first two sections cover principles of practice and initial assessment and the relevant basic science. The third section is on preventive and primary care for women, and the remaining five sections are directed at methods of diagnosis and management in general gynecology, operative general gynecology, urogynecology and pelvic reconstructive surgery, reproductive endocrinology, and gynecologic oncology.
- Question/Answer bank for review online only
- Update on robotics in gynecology
- Website to include images and fully searchable text
- Full-color design that helps users quickly facilitate information
- Popular open design so customers can take important notes in the margins
- Text covers the basics of anatomy and physiology of the female reproductive tract to the management of complicated gynecologic conditions
Douglas J. Gould, James D. FixRead MoreBRS Neuroanatomy is a succinct outline-format review for USMLE, other licensing exams, and course exams. This title includes over 600USMLE-style questions with complete answers and explanations, with exams at the end of each chapter and an end-of-book Comprehensive Examination.
Arthur S Schneider, Philip A. SzantoRead MoreThis revised fifth edition is an excellent pathology review for students preparing for the USMLE Step 1 and course examinations. Written in the popular Board Review Series outline format, this text covers general and basic pathology, major concepts of disease processes, and systemic pathology that surveys the principal disorders of each organ system through concise descriptions and full-color illustrations. USMLE-style questions at the end of each chapter emphasize board-relevant information and allow for self-testing to confirm strengths and uncover areas of weakness. Plus, the comprehensive exam at the end of the book is a great prep tool for the actual exam!
Janice L. Hinkle, Kerry H. CheeverRead More
Readability, reliability, and robust resources combine in this outstanding nursing textbook and reference. Designed to prepare nurses for medical-surgical nursing practice and for success on the NCLEX, Brunner & Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing, 13th Edition, has been a favorite resource for students, instructors, and practicing nurses for almost a half-century. Its comprehensive yet accessible approach covers a broad range of medical conditions while focusing on the nursing process and the nurse’s role in caring for and educating patients and families within today’s complex health care delivery system.
This edition focuses on physiologic, pathophysiologic, and psychosocial concepts as they relate to nursing care and integrates a variety of concepts from other disciplines such as nutrition, pharmacology, and gerontology. Coverage of the health care needs of people with disabilities, nursing research findings, ethical considerations, and evidence-based practice provides opportunities for readers to refine their clinical decision-making skills.Fully updated and enhanced, this new edition provides a fully integrated solution that promotes clinical judgment, performance, and success on the NCLEX examination and in nursing practice.
Richard E KlabundeRead More
Now in its second edition, this highly accessible monograph lays a foundation for understanding of the underlying concepts of normal cardiovascular function. Students of medicine and related disciplines welcome the book’s concise coverage as a practical partner or alternative to a more mechanistically oriented approach or an encyclopedic physiology text. A focus on well-established cardiovascular principles reflects recent, widely accepted research from the field.
Itzhak Kronzon, Paul A. TunickRead More
This book presents 92 unusual and challenging cases from the world-renowned echocardiography laboratory at New York University Medical Center. Coverage represents the full range of unusual and difficult-to-interpret echocardiography cases that frequently confront physicians in practice.
Each case begins with a short clinical presentation and pertinent echocardiographic images, followed by multiple-choice questions on diagnosis and management. The questions are followed by answers, discussions, and confirming illustrations. A section on follow-up is included where appropriate. The book contains more than 400 echocardiographic images, including 250 in full color.
A bound-in CD-ROM provides images from the text plus video clips associated with many cases.
Richard S. SnellRead MoreWidely praised for its clear and consistent organization, abundant illustrations, and emphasis on clinical applications, Clinical Anatomy by Regions delivers the user-friendly features and expert perspectives that have made the textbook one of the top teaching and learning resources for those seeking insights into the practical application of anatomy.Ideal for medical, dental, allied health, and nursing programs, this book guides students through the fundamentals of human anatomy, explaining the how and why behind each structure, and offering readers the hands-on guidance they need to make sound clinical choices.Organized by body region from surface to deep structures, this new edition features:· Updated design and layout allowing for a shorter, more focused text· Enhanced color illustrations and art program to facilitate visual learning· Basic Clinical Anatomy sections with essential information on gross anatomic structures of clinical significance· Chapter Objectives that focus students on material most important to their preparedness for the patient encounter· Clinical Notes highlighting the clinical importance of anatomical information· Embryologic Notes with insight on developmental anatomy· Numerous examples of clinical images to support the text· Surface Anatomy sections explaining surface landmarks of important structures· Online E-Book and Interactive Question Bank
Paul G. Barash, Michael K. Cahalan, Bruce F. Cullen, M. Christine Stock, Robert K. Stoelting, Rafael Ortega, Sam R. Sharar, Natalie HoltRead MoreWhere experts turn for definitive answers!Clinical Anesthesia covers the full spectrum of clinical issues and options in anesthesiology, providing insightful coverage of pharmacology, physiology, co-existing diseases, and surgical procedures. Unmatched in its clarity and depth of coverage as well as its robust multimedia features, this classic clinical reference brings you the very latest essential knowledge in the field, equipping you to effectively apply today’s standards of care and make optimal clinical decisions on behalf of your patients.
The EssentialsRobert H. Fletcher, Suzanne W. Fletcher, Grant S. FletcherRead MoreNow in its Fifth Edition, Clinical Epidemiology: The Essentials is a comprehensive, concise, and clinically oriented introduction to the subject of epidemiology. Written by expert educators, this text introduces students to the principles of evidence-based medicine that will help them develop and apply methods of clinical observation in order to form accurate conclusions. The Fifth Edition includes more complete coverage of systematic reviews and knowledge management, as well as other key topics such as abnormality, diagnosis, frequency and risk, prognosis, treatment, prevention, chance, studying cases and cause.
Marc A. Fritz, Leon SperoffRead More
Established for more than thirty years as one of the world's most widely read gynecology texts, Clinical Gynecologic Endocrinology and Infertility is now in its Eighth Edition. In a clear, user-friendly style enhanced by abundant illustrations, algorithms, and tables, the book provides a complete explanation of the female endocrine system and its disorders and offers practical guidance on evaluation and treatment of female endocrine problems and infertility. Major sections cover reproductive physiology, clinical endocrinology, contraception and infertility. This edition has a modern full-color design.
A companion website includes the fully searchable text, image bank and links to PubMed references.
Richard S. SnellRead More
Organized classically by system, this popular text gives medical and health professions students a complete, clinically oriented introduction to neuroanatomy. Each chapter begins with clear objectives, includes clinical cases, and ends with clinical notes, clinical problem-solving, and review questions. Hundreds of full-color illustrations, diagnostic images, and color photographs enhance the text.
This Seventh Edition features new information relating the different parts of the skull to the brain areas, expanded coverage of brain development and neuroplasticity, and updated information on stem cell research.
A companion Website includes the fully searchable text and 454 USMLE-style review questions with answers and explanations.
Mhairi HastingsRead More
Mapped to the NMC Essential Skills Clusters, Clinical Skills Made Incredibly Easy! presents, clearly and concisely, the essential clinical skills for safe and professional nursing practice. The book begins with fundamental skills covering the patient's hospital stay, specimen collection, aseptic technique and wound care, and medicines management. The text then focuses on procedures related to specific body systems. Each procedure is presented in the same easy-to-follow format. The last section details a range of other skills essential for competent practice. Quizzes at the end of each topic enable readers to evaluate their learning.
Keith L. Moore, Arthur F. Dalley, Anne M. R. AgurRead MoreClinically Oriented Anatomy provides first-year medical students with the clinically oriented anatomical information that they need in study and practice. This best-selling anatomy textbook is renowned for its comprehensive coverage of anatomy, presented as it relates to the practice of medicine, dentistry, and physical therapy. The 7th edition features a NEW-AND-IMPROVED ART PROGRAM to reinforce its position as the primary resource serving the needs of anatomy students during both the basic science and the clinical phases of their studies. Moore is the popular choice for anatomy in many programs, including: medical, dental, physician assistant, chiropractic, podiatry, osteopathic, physical therapy, occupational therapy, kinesiology, and sports medicine.