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Clinical Biochemistry is a best-selling textbook, with global sales of well over 80,000. It is used across the world, and has been translated into ten languages. Over six successive editions, it has provided students with just the right amount of information they need to understand and apply clinical biochemistry in a clinical context. It is aimed fairly and squarely at those who are new to the subject, and is suitable for undergraduates across a range of courses including medicine, nursing, biomedical science, pharmacy and life sciences. Junior doctors will also find it useful. The seventh edition retains the same practical and patient-centred approach that has made previous editions so popular. Despite its accessibility, there is no 'dumbing-down': all essential information is covered. The illustrations, which are a major part of its visual appeal, have been revisited and updated. This book is an ideal source for understanding the background to biochemical tests and how they should be interpreted. It will help you apply your learning in the clinical context. The same basic structure that has proved successful previously has been retained; sections on core biochemistry, endocrinology and specialised investigations follow an introductory section. Clinical notes and case histories on help you to apply learning to clinical practice Covers the bulk of routine analyses and their relevance to the clinical setting Addresses real-world practicalities, such as how modern hospital laboratories work, and how test results should be interpreted Each topic presented on a richly illustrated two-page spread for easier understanding MCQs for each chapter Accompanying e-book now includes some animations A new chapter on the pancreas, as well as two chapters that explain how some analyses are done - methods involving antibodies, and methods that separate and identify analytes.
Presents a short illustrated textbook of neuroanatomy that throughout makes clear the relevance of the anatomy to clinical neurology. This book avoids overburdening the reader with topographical detail that is unnecessary for the medical student.
Offering an introduction to ophthalmology, this book looks at the anatomy of the eye and its examination. It describes the major diseases of the eye and their management. It also offers an introduction to clinical decision making.
This edition covers all aspects of the subject needed by medical students. It is a volume in the Illustrated Colour Text series, with the subject matter divided into double-page spreads; this makes the information very accessible to the reader. Full use is made of flow charts and other graphics; clinical "e;boxes;"e; summary points; case histories; and clinical photographs. The whole orientation of the book is to concentrate on how clinical biochemistry relates to the care of the patient and to ensure that the medical student understands how to interpret laboratory.Covers clinical biochemistry from the point of view of the clinician using the diagnostic servicePresents topics in easily accessible two-page spreadsIncludes mini case histories, key point boxes, flowcharts, and summary pointsWell illustrated with four-color drawings and clinical photographsNew appendix added of annotated web resources for students to take further many of the topics covered in the book.To reflect the difficulties people have sometimes in analyzing hyper- and hypo-kalaemia, the existing spread is split into two - one spread on hyperkalaemia and another on hypokalaemia. The spread on hypertension will be revised and updated to reflect the fact that biochemistry is used as much or more in guiding treatment as it is in screening for secondary hypertension.Spreads on Myocardial Infarction, Cancer and Tumour Markers will all substantially revised and updated.
Now in its fourth edition, this definitive and popular introduction to human behaviour in the context of health and illness includes three new chapters, many new contributors and a new co-editor. It is arranged in nine sections to cover the core concepts of psychology and sociology as they apply to medicine. The life cycle Development of the person Society and health Preventing illness and promoting health Illness, behaviour and the doctor-patient encounter Illness and disability Coping with illness and disability Hoe do health services work How do you fit into all this? Topics presented as self-contained double-page spreads. Cases throughout to reinforce understanding of important concepts. Boxes and discussion points throughout. The authors comprise psychologists, sociologists and doctors. Highly illustrated 48 new contributors New co-editor, Gerry Humphris 3 new chapters: Malnutrition and obesity Urban nature health and well-being LGBT Health
Part of the "Illustrated Colour Text" series, this book provides an illustrated short account of human anatomy for medical and other health science students. It includes a high proportion of cadavaric photographs prepared especially for this book. It concentrates on the clinical relevance of the anatomy.
Suitable for medical students, junior doctors and others needing a concise and practical introduction to the subject, this title focuses on haematology.
Part of the "Illustrated Colour Text" series on ENT, this title is suitable for medical students and junior doctors.
Suitable for those taking an undergraduate or postgraduate medical courses, this book helps in understanding the topological relationships in gross anatomy and explains many congenital anomalies.
Provides a clear and readable introduction to the central concepts of clinical neuroscience. This book deals with fundamental areas of neuroscience required for a sound understanding of brain disease.