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American College of Sports MedicineRead MoreEscrito por la American College of Sports Medicine, considerada el estándar de referencia en el campo, lo que garantiza la calidad y la experiencia. Es específico para los candidatos a especialistas en health fitness, teniendo en cuenta la excelente preparación necesaria para aprobar el examen. Cada capítulo incluye unos objetivos de aprendizaje con las claves que el alumno debe aprender. Los estudios de casos muestran ejemplos reales y comunes que permiten la aplicación de los conceptos explicados. Se incluyen vídeos (ThePoint) que demuestran las técnicas fundamentales de la capacitación personal. Además, los vídeos están referenciados dentro del libro físico a través de iconos.
A Clinician's Guide to Exercise PrescriptionSteven Jonas, Edward M. PhillipsRead MoreExercise is Medicine™ is an American College of Sports Medicine initiative to "make physical activity and exercise a standard part of a disease prevention and treatment medical paradigm." This book will teach practitioners how to motivate and instruct patients on the importance of exercise and how to design practical exercise programs for patients of all ages and fitness levels, as well as those with special conditions such as pregnancy, obesity, and cancer. Coverage includes in-depth discussions of both the lifestyle exercise approach to exercising regularly and the structured exercise approach.
American College of Sports MedicineRead More
This handbook provides a step-by-step approach to using metabolic equations, from basic math principles to applying the equations to an exercise plan. Chapters focus separately on each equation, provide an easy-to-follow process of solving, and demonstrate the varied uses of the equation in clinical as well as fitness settings.
Each chapter includes a set of problems that focus on real-world applications of the equation. Step-by-step problem solution explanations are provided at the end of each chapter. A comprehensive exam at the end of the book tests the reader's skill in using the equations.
Francis G O'ConnorRead MoreThe field of sports medicine is evolving, accelerated by emerging technologies and changing health care policies. To stay up to speed and ace the Boards, you need a resource that moves at your pace. Sanctioned by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), this handy review addresses all areas of the sports medicine subspecialty board examination—with coverage that spans the full spectrum of sports medicine, from medical to skeletal conditions related to the athlete. The editors and authors include orthopedic surgeons, family physicians, pediatricians, internal medicine specialists, physiatrists, certified athletic trainers, physical therapists, psychologists, nutritionists, exercise physiologists and more, ensuring that you’ll benefit from the broad spectrum of expertise embraced by the specialty. Look inside and explore…• Seven convenient sections address general considerations, evaluation of the injured athlete, medical problems, musculoskeletal problems, principles of rehabilitation, sports-specific populations, and special populations.• Comprehensive coverage includes all topic areas featured on sports medicine subspecialty board exams.• Easy-access bulleted format makes essential facts simple to locate and recall.• Tables, figures, and algorithms make complex ideas easy to grasp and retain. PLUS…• An online companion resource includes nearly 1,000 board-style practice questions with rationale for correct and incorrect responses—a great way to test your knowledge and improve your exam performance!
Grant Cooper, Stuart Kahn, Paul ZuckerRead More
Written in a user-friendly format and utilizing a case study approach, this book describes how acupuncture fits into the treatment paradigm for musculoskeletal complaints. Several different acupuncture treatment styles are presented, and in each example the choice of acupuncture points is explained in detail. These suggested treatments are meant not merely as recipes, but rather as strategies that can be applied to a variety of clinical complaints and conditions.
Each case study includes physical examination findings, diagnostic studies, differential diagnosis, and recommendations for standard medical treatments. This is followed by one or more detailed acupuncture treatment strategies. Finally, there is a review of the published research regarding acupuncture as it pertains to musculoskeletal medicine.
L.D. Britt, Andrew Peitzman, Phillip Barie, Gregory J. JurkovichRead MoreYou won’t find a more comprehensive textbook covering the related fields of trauma, critical care, and emergency general surgery than Acute Care Surgery.
Relying totally on evidence-based content rather than theory, each of the 64 chapters in this book highlights cutting edge advances in the field and underscores state-of-the-art management paradigms.
The overarching principle of acute care surgery is early and expedient medical/surgical intervention and this book offers the reference material every trauma, critical care, and emergency room surgeon needs to deliver on that principle.
Lorne H. BlackbourneRead MoreWritten in rapid-fire question-and-answer format, Advanced Surgical Recall, 4e provides a quick, efficient review of commonly tested information on the ABSITE and Oral Board exams.
This proven portable quick reference uses the student-preferred “Recall Method” and contains detailed illustrations of anatomic landmarks, expert discussions of surgical techniques, and up-to-date, accurate coverage of both general surgery and surgical specialties.
The Fourth Edition offers an increased focus on ABSITE review throughout, including a new Rapid Fire Review for the ABSITE section that provides quick sample cases to test recall.
Qihui “Jim” Zhai, Jae Y. RoRead MoreApply a state-of-the-art, integrated approach to bladder cancer diagnosis and staging withAdvances in Surgical Pathology: Bladder Cancer. Distinguished experts provide you with concise, current, and well-rounded guidance on all forms of bladder cancer, with an emphasis on practical issues and new developments. This cutting-edge surgical pathology reference is an ideal tool to help you update your knowledge and skills and solve difficult diagnostic dilemmas, as well as a valuable resource for certification and recertification preparation.
Andreana Rivera, Hidehiro TakeiRead MoreAs a new volume in the Advances in Surgical Pathology series, this book will provide a concise and updated review of brain cancer pathologic diagnoses with emphasis on practical issues and recent developments in the field. Each chapter will address the basic diagnostic features, differential diagnoses, and diagnostic pitfalls. The book will also provide a practical and a quick review of recent developments in immunohistochemistry and molecular testing in the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment. Additionally, the book will cover radiologic/pathologic correlations of various tumor entities from generating differential diagnoses to correlating histologic findings to radiographic information. It will provide a rapid summary for residents and fellows to stay up-to-date while in their training and studying for their boards. It will also be applicable to practicing pathologists who want to stay current in the latest testing and diagnostics as well as for those who are required to pass continuing maintenance of certification tests and credentialing.
Omar Hameed, Shi Wei, Mohamed Mokhtar Desouki, Heidi UmphreyRead MoreThe latest, groundbreaking addition to the Advances in Surgical Pathology series, Breast Cancer offers a thorough overview of the disease and the most recent data and technologies used in breast cancer surgery and diagnosis. Whether you’re a new or experienced pathologist or oncologist, or prepping for boards or certification, this is an irreplaceable volume.
Rhonda YantissRead More
Advances in Surgical Pathology: Colorectal Carcinoma and Tumors of the Vermiform Appendix, a volume in the Advances in Surgical Pathology series, features chapters on current and impending changes in the field with an emphasis on practical issues, recent developments, and emerging concepts.
Created as a quick review to be used during pathologic evaluation of cancer specimens from the lower gastrointestinal tract, this book contains the latest information regarding emerging endoscopic techniques that aid in tumor classification and staging, mechanisms of pathogenesis, and clinical management.
It combines gross and microscopic images and user-friendly tables for quick reference with a succinct, comprehensive review of issues important to management of patients with colorectal carcinoma. Not only does it discuss the applied concern of cancer epidemiology and prevention, the book also covers pathological features of cancer precursors. Plus, an introduction to future diagnostic and treatment modalities, such as biomarker analysis, chemotherapeutic strategies, targeted molecular therapies, and aggressive multidisciplinary approaches to patients with advanced stage disease.
Dongfeng Tan, Gregory LauwersRead More
Advances in Surgical Pathology: Gastric Cancer provides a concise, updated review of the pathological characteristics of gastric cancer, with an emphasis on practical issues, recent developments, and emerging concepts. Major sections cover the essential histopathology of gastric cancer as well as related topics such as imaging evaluation, molecular diagnosis, and personalized treatment. Chapters written by international experts in pathology, gastrointestinal medical oncology, cancer epidemiology, and gastrointestinal radiology address the fundamental issues surrounding gastric cancer, including its epidemiology, basic diagnostic features, differential diagnoses, pitfalls and complications, and treatments. Endoscopic evaluation and histology correlation are emphasized. The screening, clinical management, and treatment of gastric cancer are summarized. Recent findings regarding the roles of immunohistochemistry and molecular testing in the diagnosis, prognosis, and personalized treatment of gastric cancer are also reviewed. The book also includes current knowledge regarding the molecular alteration of gastric cancer carcinogenesis and its impact on patient care.
Philip T. Cagle, Timothy AllenRead More
Advances in Surgical Pathology: Lung Cancer, a volume in the Advances in Surgical Pathology series, features chapters on current and impending changes in the field of lung cancer that directly affect pathologists. This includes the 2004 updates of the WHO Classification of Tumors of the Lung; the ongoing new classification of neuroendocrine carcinomas of the lung by the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer; the ongoing revision of the pathologic and clinical staging of lung cancer by the AJCC; molecular diagnostics in the diagnosis of lung cancer; the role of the pathologist in the new molecular targeted therapies for lung cancer; and the new use of image-guided, multimodality theranostics for the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer. Other current topics discussed include new understanding of the premalignant and preinvasive lesions and the controversies and revisions of the diagnosis of bronchioloalveolar carcinoma.
Jae Y. Ro, Steven S. Shen, Qihui "Jim" Zhai, Alberto G. AyalaRead MoreA concise and updated review of prostate cancer pathologic diagnosis with emphasis on practical issues and recent developments in the field. Each chapter addresses the basic diagnostic features, differential diagnoses, pitfalls and ways to resolve the problem. Additionally, a brief introduction of prostate cancer screening, clinical management and treatment are summarized. Recent development of immunohistochemistry, molecular testing in the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment are also reviewed. Finally, current knowledge of molecular alteration of prostate cancer carcinogenesis and impact in diagnosis and treatment are discussed.
D. Virgil Alfaro, John B. KerrisonRead MoreStay up to date with the latest developments in your field with the highly-anticipated second edition of Age-Related Macular Degeneration. This comprehensive text covers recent advances in pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment including promising new developments that will affect your patient care. Dr. Virgil Alfaro and his colleagues at Retina Consultants of Charleston bring you their expertise in the areas of basic science, imaging, prevention, treatment, and more.
- Learn from a renowned group of retina surgeons who address all aspects of management, including anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology; imaging of the macula in ARMD, prevention measures and treatment; and future directions in the field.
- Gain a solid foundation in intravenous fluorescein angiography, indocyanine green angiography, and optical coherence tomography, as well as antiVEGE therapy and related new drugs, optimizing your diagnosis and treatment options.
- Understand the significant change in the classification system of choroidal neovascular membranes in ARMD.
- Get up-to-date information on treating ARMD secondary to geographic atrophy through cell transplantation and pharmacologic therapies.
- Easily visualize key aspects of ARMD thanks to high-quality illustrations and photographs.
- Find the information you need quickly by referencing individual chapters that offer comprehensive and inclusive coverage of the topic at hand.
Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, offering tablet, smartphone, or online access to:
- Complete content with enhanced navigation
- Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull 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
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J. V. (Ian) Nixon, Gerard P. Aurigemma, Ann F. Bolger, Michael H. Crawford, Gerald F. Fletcher, Gary S. Francis, Thomas C. Gerber, Welton M. Gersony, Peter Ott, Linda A. Pape, Nanette K. WengerRead More
Authored by members of the American Heart Association's Clinical Cardiology Council, The AHA Clinical Cardiac Consult, Third Edition is the perfect source of fast, reliable guidance on diagnosis and management of both common and rare cardiovascular problems. It covers more than 170 problems, diseases, syndromes, and chief complaints in the popular, easy-to-read, two-page 5-Minute Consult format, which includes basic information, diagnosis, treatment, medication, follow-up, ICD-9 codes and patient teaching information. This thoroughly updated edition includes additional topics covering exercise and the heart, coronary arteries from opposite sinus, and perioperative cardiac care for noncardiac surgery along with updated references.
This edition will also be online at 5-Minute Consult.com and will be available for mobile devices.
R. Douglas CollinsRead MoreDesigned for quick reference, Algorithmic Diagnosis of Symptoms and Signs: A Cost-Effective Approach equips you to effectively interpret more than 230 of the most common symptoms and signs. The ideal aid for the busy clinician, this handy, portable resource promotes a cost-effective patient workup, explaining which diagnostic tests are most appropriate (and when such tests are not indicated). Comprehensive updates throughout put the very latest diagnostic approaches at your fingertips.
- Evaluate patients efficiently using clear, step-by-step algorithms that spell out what to look for, what tests to order, what differentials to consider, and when to refer to a specialist.
- Master essential clinical skills with a new section on “Getting the most out of your history and physical examination.”
- Effectively evaluate more conditions through new algorithms for various symptoms and laboratory tests, including algorithms representing diseases that are symptoms of other diseases.
- Recognize diagnostic alternatives at a glance thanks to differential diagnostic tables.
- The ability to download the eBook on multiple devices at one time — providing a seamless reading experience online or offline
- Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that allow you to search within this book, or across your entire library of VitalSource eBooks
- Multiple viewing options that enable you to scale images and text to any size without losing page clarity as well as responsive design
- The ability to highlight text and add notes with one click
Lawrence MartinRead MoreToday every ICU provides rapid and automated blood gas testing twenty-four hours a day. The emphasis in this handy manual on blood gases is on interpreting readings and wisely using the information derived. The self-testing questions and glossary make it particularly useful. The Second Edition includes patient scenarios, more figures, a revised bibliography, and pertinent Internet addresses.