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Suitable for all those who work in the Emergency Department, this book offers step-by-step analytical approaches which help them to answer this question: "These images look normal to me, but... how can I be sure that I am not missing a subtle but important abnormality?"
Neurological examination is one of the most intimidating procedures for medical students and junior doctors to perform and be assessed on. This book guides you through the essentials of neurological examination - providing the relevant background and telling you what to do, what you can find and what it means.
The role of the fascia in musculoskeletal conditions and as a body-wide communication system is now well established. Fascia: The Tensional Network of the Human Body is constitutes the most comprehensive foundational textbook available that also provides the latest research theory and science around fascia and their function. This book is unique in offering consensus from scientists and clinicians from across the world and brings together the work of the group behind the international Fascia Research Congress. It is ideal for advanced sports physiotherapists /physical therapists, musculoskeletal/orthopaedic medicine practitioners, as well as all professionals with an interest in fascia and human movement. The comprehensive contents lay the foundations of understanding about fascia, covering current scientific understanding of physiology and anatomy, fascial-related disorders and associated therapies, and recently developed research techniques. Full colour illustrations clearly show fascia in context New content based on latest research evidence Critical evaluation of fascia-oriented therapies by internationally trusted experts Chapter outlines, key points and summary features to aid navigation Accompanying e-book version include instructional videos created by clinicians
Provides a review of anatomy and physiology applicable to midwifery, from first principles through to fresh research, utilizing case studies for reflection. This book is suitable for all students of midwifery.
Dermoscopy: The Essentials presents the practical guidance you need to master this highly effective, more economical, and less invasive alternative to biopsy. Drs. Peter Soyer, Giuseppe Argenziano, Rainer Hofmann-Wellenhof, and Iris Zalaudek explain all aspects of performing dermoscopy and interpreting results. With approximately 30% new clinical and dermoscopic images, valuable pearls and checklists, and online access to the fully searchable and downloadable text, you'll have everything you need to diagnose earlier and more accurately
Sobotta - More than just an Atlas: Learn, Understand and Test your Knowledge Discover the core title of the Sobotta family: the Atlas for students and professionals alike Presented in a practical package combining all three atlas volumes, covering the entire regional anatomy of the human body, as well as, a study book containing Tables of Muscles, Joints and Nerves. The 16th edition introduces the brand new Sobotta Study Loop. A deeper focus on clinical relevance and actively supporting students prepare for medical exams makes the Sobotta - Atlas of Anatomy more relevant than ever. In 1,300 pages the atlas offers even more insights into the human body, 500 new exam questions to help consolidate learning and support exam preparation, as well as, a guiding hand to medical students new to the subject. Discover its new didactic backbone: the Sobotta Study Loop Overview: Dive into each chapter via an introduction, where crucial information is highlighted Focused┬áTopic Highlights: Enables medical students to reflect on the knowledge they will have gained by the end of the chapter - in terms of anatomical structure and function Clinical Relevance: Typical medical case histories actively support the transfer of theoretical knowledge into practical application during rotation Dissection Tips: Experts present valuable hints and practical know-how on human dissection - great practice for the dissection lab The Anatomy Figures: Key anatomical terminology and facts are further highlighted in bold in both legends and captions Practice Exam Questions: Typical oral exam test cases enable the student to gain confidence through practicing options
Now fully revised, this acclaimed textbook efficiently links basic biochemistry with the day-to-day practice of medicine. You will learn basic science concepts and see them illustrated by clinical cases that describe patients you will likely encounter in your clinical training. You will also learn about the use of laboratory tests to diagnose and monitor the most important conditions. Brought to you in a thorough yet accessible manner, this new edition of Medical Biochemistry highlights the latest developments in regulatory and molecular biology, signal transduction, biochemistry and biomarkers of chronic disease, and bioinformatics and the ¿-omics'. It highlights the most important global medical issues: diabetes mellitus, obesity and malnutrition, cancer and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, and addresses the role of nutrition and exercise in medicine.
Provides the busy clinician with the evidence and clinical tools/knowledge to immediately impact and enhance daily practice for the management of lumbopelvic-hip pain and disability.
This authoritative, research-based book, written by a team of clinical experts, offers an introduction to the symptoms and causes of disordered breathing as well as the strategies and protocols that can be used to correct and restore normal breathing. Multidisciplinary Approaches to Breathing Pattern Disorders guides readers through a discussion of the current research that links disordered breathing patterns with perceived pain levels, fatigue, stress and anxiety. Basic mechanics, physiology, and biochemistry of normal breathing are outlined to lay a foundation for understanding causes and mechanics of disordered breathing. Self-help strategies with charts and workbook pages that may be photocopied as handouts are designed to help patients overcome specific breathing problems. "e;...this second edition is particularly outstanding, providing a good basis of practical hands-on techniques, well supported by pictures and the website, and giving specific focus on sports, speech and chronic pain."e; Reviewed by Janet Rowley on behalf of the New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, January 2015 "e;..a fantastic resource which will help students, clinicians, and physiotherapists to carry out effective evaluation and treatment in an acute care setting."e; Reviewed by Poonam Mehta on behalf of the New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, January 2015Written by an international team of highly experienced clinicians in the fieldAddresses all the most effective aspects of therapy - physiotherapy, psychotherapy, osteopathyIncludes an introduction to the understanding of the mechanics, physiology and biochemistry of normal breathingIncludes self-help measures with charts and workbook material which may be photocopied for using with the patients
Clinical Chemistry considers what happens to the body's chemistry when affected by disease. Each chapter covers the relevant basic science and effectively applies this to clinical practice. It includes discussion on diagnostic techniques and patient management and makes regular use of case histories to emphasise clinical relevance, summarise chapter key points and to provide a useful starting point for examination revision. The clear and engaging writing style appreciated by generations of readers has been retained in this new (eighth) edition, while the content has been thoroughly updated throughout. The approach and scope of this trusted text makes it ideal for integrated medical curricula for medical training and for students and practitioners of clinical and biomedical science. The complementary online version of the book, including additional self-assessment material, completes this superb learning package. Comes with complete, downloadable eBook on Student Consult Additional self-assessment materials - interactive clinical cases and two tier level MCQs ('standard' and 'advanced') New introductory chapter on basic biochemistry - including solutions, solutes, ionisation, pH, buffers, amino acids, peptides and proteins, enzyme activity, including kinetic properties, DNA structure 'Light bulb' sections give practical advice and clarify difficult concepts or potential pitfalls Updated references to core guidelines (UK and international) reflect latest best practice
Explains how and why sensitive, safe, evidence-based holistic nursing care is carried out, including topics common to all fields of practice. This title covers core nursing skills that are emphasised to reflect the importance of clinical skills as well as the underpinning theory.
Offers all the theoretical knowledge and practical help any general practitioner needs in order to practise good dentistry, providing comprehensive and detailed knowledge of how to diagnose, prevent and treat common oral conditions in the dog and cat.
Offers advice and guidance on aesthetic closure of the breast. This book discusses various key areas from indication and selection of patients, to the techniques and allied issues related to breast tumor surgery, including oncoplastic reduction, mammaplasty, mastectomy with nipple areolar preservation, and perforator flaps.
Since it was first published in 1958, Trounce''s Clinical Pharmacology has been the go-to resource for health professionals who prescribe as well as administer medications. Now in its nineteenth edition, the text has been fully updated to reflect the breadth and complexity of modern practice. The book provides everything the reader needs to know when becoming a prescriber. The text is organised by body system, making it easy to follow, and covers considerations for different patient categories as well as the management of pain, cancer and infection, substance abuse and complementary and alternative medicines. With a strong clinical orientation and written by practising clinicians, essential information is delivered in an engaging and friendly style that will ensure this book''s continued popularity with nurses and allied health professionals for many years to come. Easy navigation makes learning enjoyable Hot topics including cardiology, rheumatology and the use of targeted therapies in cancer keep the reader up to date Learning Objectives, Summary Boxes, Revision Tips and Hints make this suitable for exam preparation Updated to include discussion of the expanding role of professionals in prescribing drugs and latest changes in legislation and guidelines Extensive glossary for those new to prescribing
The Seventh Edition of this highly regarded title for surgical trainees gives clear, concise guidance on all aspects of acquiring surgical techniques to ensure operative success. The full range of surgical skills is comprehensively reviewed in a clear ''how-to-do-it'' style, which consolidates those learnt both in theatre and on training courses. This new edition has been thoroughly revised by a new author based on the much praised editions by its original author Mr R M Kirk. Key Points boxes throughout the text summarise the important aspects of each technique. Provides guidance on the full range of surgical techniques required by all trainee surgeons. Concentrates on the main principles behind the use of the surgical techniques Key Points boxes provide hints and tips to reinforce the main aspects of each technique. Now renamed Kirk''s Basic Surgical Techniques a new author has comprehensively revised the text taking full account of new developments in surgical techniques and equipment. A new final chapter on the handling the patient.
Oesophagogastric Surgery meets the needs of surgeons in higher training and practising consultants for a contemporary and evidence-based account of this sub-specialty that is relevant to their general surgical practice. It is a practical reference source incorporating the most current information on recent developments, management issues and operative procedures. The text is thoroughly referenced and supported by evidence-based recommendations wherever possible, distinguishing between strong evidence to support a conclusion, and evidence suggesting that a recommendation can be reached on the balance of probabilities. For this Sixth Edition the authorship team across the series has been expanded to include additional European and World experts, with an increased emphasis on global practice. Throughout all six volumes the contents have been extensively revised in line with recently published evidence. Detailed supportive key references are provided and are also included within the comprehensive list of references in the accompanying ebook. Links to recommended online videos have been added where appropriate. The Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice series provides a current and concise summary of the key topics within the major sub-specialties of general surgery. Each volume highlights evidence-based practice both in the text and within the extensive list of references at the end of every chapter. This new Sixth Edition includes contributions from a number of world renowned authors which reflects the global nature of oesophagogastric surgery. In particular, to reflect the increasing role of bariatric surgery, there are three new chapters covering obesity, bariatric surgical procedures, and the follow up and outcomes of bariatric surgery. Other chapters have been extensively revised by world experts and include up to date evidence and advances in the assessment, management, and treatment of oesophagogastric disease.