Johns Hopkins ABX Guide 2012

Johns Hopkins ABX Guide 2012 Author John G. Bartlett
ISBN-10 9781449625597
Release 2011-10-06
Pages 872
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Jones & Bartlett Learning is the Official Print and Mobile Provider of the Johns Hopkins POC-IT Center ABX Guide. Thoroughly revised and updated for 2012, the Johns Hopkins ABX Guide, Third Edition continues to provide current, authoritative and comprehensive information on anti-microbial agents, infectious disease and commonly encountered pathogens, in one portable volume. Written by experts at the world-renowned Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, this must-have resource features expert recommendations, clinical and diagnostic decision-making tools, and drug-to-drug interactions. Concise, thorough, and current, The Johns Hopkins ABX Guide, Second Edition is designed for quick reference and comprehension. Information is featured in an easy-to-access format that facilitates rapid application of knowledge at the point of care.



Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide

Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide Author Christopher D. Saudek
ISBN-10 1449613373
Release 2012
Pages 610
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Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide: Treatment And Management Of Diabetes Is Organized Into Over 150 Topics, Written By More Than 40 Clinicians Spanning Many Different Specialties. Expert Authors Include Physicians, Pharmacists, Podiatrists, Dieticians, And Nurse Educators. This Evidence-Based, Quick-Reference Guide Is Easy To Navigate And Provides Essential Diabetes Information That Is Difficult To Find In Other Reference Books. Topics Are Categorized Into Sections: Overview, Management, Complications And Comorbidities, Medications, And Clinical Tests. An Expert Commentary Section Provides A Unique Insight Into How Diabetes Can Be Effectively Treated And Managed In Clinical Practice. Selected Topics Include - New Glucose-Lowering Therapies - Cardiovascular Disease Screening - Depression And Diabetes - Bariatric Surgery - Complementary & Alternative Medicines - Insulin Pump Management - Continuous Glucose Monitoring Systems - Gender-Specific Complications - Social And Legal Issues - Education And Nutrition - Historical Studies In Diabetes Care And More



Johns Hopkins HIV Guide 2012

Johns Hopkins HIV Guide 2012 Author Joel E. Gallant
ISBN-10 9781449619794
Release 2012-03-09
Pages 1400
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Based on the same award-winning content as the Johns Hopkins POC-IT Center online database, The Johns Hopkins HIV Guide 2012 is the most up-to-date HIV treatment and management resource on the market. Written by Dr. Joel E. Gallant, world renowned expert in the field of HIV and infectious disease, this concise and well-organized medical reference is broken down into several modules, including: Diagnosis and Evaluation, Treatment Options, Resistance and Complications, Prophylaxis and Antiretroviral Drug Summaries. Johns Hopkins HIV Guide 2012 contains the most current, relevant and evidence-based information on HIV and AIDS. Selected topics include: • Antiretroviral Therapy Adverse Effects • HIV Antibody Testing • Important Genotype-Resistant Patterns • Musculoskeletal and Neurologic Complications • HIV Infection and Pregnancy • Drug Resistance Mutations in HIV • and more!



First Aid for the Family Medicine Boards Second Edition

First Aid for the Family Medicine Boards  Second Edition Author Tao Le
ISBN-10 9780071739542
Release 2012-05-06
Pages 800
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THE INSIDER'S GUIDE TO ACING THE FAMILY MEDICINE BOARDS--WRITTEN BY PHYSICIANS WHO PASSED Apply the proven First Aid formula for exam success! Features: A complete one-stop review of the most frequently tested topics NEW full-color design NEW integrated vignette Q&As prepare you for what you will see on exam day Insider tips and study strategies for outstanding performance Hundreds of high-yield tables, diagrams, and illustrations Key facts in the margins reinforce must-know information Mnemonics make learning and memorization fast, fun, and easy Great as a refresher for recertification



Algorithmic Diagnosis of Symptoms and Signs

Algorithmic Diagnosis of Symptoms and Signs Author Douglas R. Collins
ISBN-10 9781451173437
Release 2012-11-05
Pages 632
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Algorithmic Diagnosis of Symptoms and Signs: A Cost-Effective Approach Third Edition Designed for quick reference, the revised Third Edition of this handy pocket manual contains diagnostic algorithms to help you interpret more than 230 symptoms and signs. The ideal aid for the busy clinician, this portable resource promotes a cost-effective patient workup, highlighting what tests to order and when to refer to a specialist. The Third Edition has been updated to include new algorithmic diagnosis that highlight several useful laboratory tests not included in prior editions, real case histories that help readers apply algorithms in clinical practice, and a new appendix that provides an extensive list of diagnostic tests to be ordered when faced with the most common symptoms. NEW to the Third Edition... * NEW algorithmic diagnosis highlights several useful laboratory tests not included in prior editions. * NEW case histories help you apply algorithms in clinical practice. * NEW appendix provides an extensive list of diagnostic tests to be ordered when faced with the most common symptoms. Make the right call... Pick up your copy today!



MRI Atlas of Human White Matter

MRI Atlas of Human White Matter Author Kenichi Oishi
ISBN-10 0123820820
Release 2010-11-12
Pages 266
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MRI Atlas of Human White Matter presents an atlas to the human brain on the basis of T 1-weighted imaging and diffusion tensor imaging. A general background on magnetic resonance imaging is provided, as well as the basics of diffusion tensor imaging. An overview of the principles and limitations in using this methodology in fiber tracking is included. This book describes the core white-matter structures, as well as the superficial white matter, the deep gray matter, and the cortex. It also presents a three-dimensional reconstruction and atlas of the brain white-matter tracts. The Montreal Neurological Institute coordinates, which are the most widely used, are adopted in this book as the primary coordinate system. The Talairach coordinate system is used as the secondary coordinate system. Based on magnetic resonance imaging and diffusion tensor imaging, the book offers a full segmentation of 220 white-matter and gray-matter structures with boundaries. Visualization of brain white matter anatomy via 3D diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) contrasts and enhances relationship of anatomy to function Full segmentation of 170+ brain regions more clearly defines structure boundaries than previous point-and-annotate anatomical labeling, and connectivity is mapped in a way not provided by traditional atlases



Pocket ICU

Pocket ICU Author Gyorgy Frendl
ISBN-10 9781451178470
Release 2012-07-16
Pages 400
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Prepared by attending physicians at Harvard Medical School, Pocket ICU, follows the style of Pocket Medicine, one of the best-selling references for medical students, interns, and residents. This pocket-sized loose-leaf resource can be used on the wards or in the operating room. Information is presented in a schematic, outline format, with diagrams and tables for quick, easy reference. Content coverage is brief but broad, encompassing all the subspecialty areas of critical care including adult and pediatric critical care, neuro-critical care, cardiac critical care, transplant, burn, and neonatal critical care.



100 Cases in Paediatrics

100 Cases in Paediatrics Author Joseph Raine
ISBN-10 9780340968758
Release 2009-07-31
Pages 302
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The 100 Cases series provides a novel learning and revision tool that works by guiding the reader through each clinical case in a highly structured manner. Each scenario provides details of the patient's medical history and the key findings of a clinical examination, together with initial investigation results data for evaluation. Key questions then prompt the reader to evaluate the patient, and reach a decision regarding their condition and the possible treatment plan, while the answer pages reveal the processes a clinician goes through in such situations. The volumes are designed with the student in mind, and include features to aid self-directed learning, clinical reasoning and problem-solving. 100 Cases in Paediatrics covers the following subject areas: Respiratory, Cardiology, Endocrinology and diabetes, Gastroenterology, Nephrology, Infections, Dermatology, Haematology, Oncology, Bones and joints, Neurology, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Neonatology, Miscellaneous



The Spinal Engine

The Spinal Engine Author serge gracovetsky
ISBN-10 9781427629975
Release 1988
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The Spinal Engine has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Spinal Engine also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Spinal Engine book for free.



Rosen Barkin s 5 Minute Emergency Medicine Consult

Rosen   Barkin s 5 Minute Emergency Medicine Consult Author Jeffrey J. Schaider
ISBN-10 9781451160970
Release 2012-02-17
Pages 1300
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This best-selling emergency department reference is now in its thoroughly updated Fourth Edition. The foremost authorities provide practical information on over 600 clinical problems in a fast-access two-page outline format that's perfect for on-the-spot consultation during care in the emergency department. Coverage of each disorder includes clinical presentation, pre-hospital, diagnosis, treatment, disposition, and ICD-9 coding. Icons enable practitioners to quickly spot the information they need. This edition provides up-to-date information on topics such as emerging infections, new protocols, and new treatments.



The Digital Doctor Hope Hype and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine s Computer Age

The Digital Doctor  Hope  Hype  and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine   s Computer Age Author Robert Wachter
ISBN-10 9780071849470
Release 2015-04-10
Pages 320
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The New York Times Science Bestseller from Robert Wachter, Modern Healthcare’s #1 Most Influential Physician-Executive in the US While modern medicine produces miracles, it also delivers care that is too often unsafe, unreliable, unsatisfying, and impossibly expensive. For the past few decades, technology has been touted as the cure for all of healthcare’s ills. But medicine stubbornly resisted computerization – until now. Over the past five years, thanks largely to billions of dollars in federal incentives, healthcare has finally gone digital. Yet once clinicians started using computers to actually deliver care, it dawned on them that something was deeply wrong. Why were doctors no longer making eye contact with their patients? How could one of America’s leading hospitals give a teenager a 39-fold overdose of a common antibiotic, despite a state-of-the-art computerized prescribing system? How could a recruiting ad for physicians tout the absence of an electronic medical record as a major selling point? Logically enough, we’ve pinned the problems on clunky software, flawed implementations, absurd regulations, and bad karma. It was all of those things, but it was also something far more complicated. And far more interesting . . . Written with a rare combination of compelling stories and hard-hitting analysis by one of the nation’s most thoughtful physicians, The Digital Doctor examines healthcare at the dawn of its computer age. It tackles the hard questions, from how technology is changing care at the bedside to whether government intervention has been useful or destructive. And it does so with clarity, insight, humor, and compassion. Ultimately, it is a hopeful story. "We need to recognize that computers in healthcare don’t simply replace my doctor’s scrawl with Helvetica 12," writes the author Dr. Robert Wachter. "Instead, they transform the work, the people who do it, and their relationships with each other and with patients. . . . Sure, we should have thought of this sooner. But it’s not too late to get it right." This riveting book offers the prescription for getting it right, making it essential reading for everyone – patient and provider alike – who cares about our healthcare system.



Dermatology DDX Deck

Dermatology DDX Deck Author Thomas P. Habif
ISBN-10 9781455737758
Release 2013-04-04
Pages 348
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It's DDx To Go! The unique format of the Dermatology DDX Deck gives you a completely portable, uniquely convenient diagnostic tool to compare potential diagnoses visually, side by side, without the need to flip back and forth between different pages. Each laminated card includes full-color images and information about a particular diagnosis, as well as cross references (DDx-refs) to other potential diagnoses. Bound at one corner and small enough to fit in a pocket, this is the perfect reference for those on the front line of dermatological diagnosis! Gain reliable, practical, and efficient guidance regarding the diagnoses and treatment of 160 of the most common dermatologic disorders, along with clinical tips presented by the experts. Quickly access all the information you need to make the most accurate diagnoses, educate patients in the exam room, or prepare for the board review exam. Take an in-depth approach to patients with skin of color, and cover all the fundamentals of acne, eczema, and psoriasis.



The Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics

The Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics Author Daniel H. Cooper
ISBN-10 0781781256
Release 2007
Pages 862
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Established for over 40 years as the "bible" of the medical ward, The Washington Manual® of Medical Therapeutics is now in its Thirty-Second Edition and builds upon that proud tradition—with even more of the current information you need, delivered in a timesaving, quick-reference style. Its portability, comprehensiveness, and ease of access makes it a favorite on-call resource for housestaff and faculty around the world. Continuing the tradition of excellence, each chapter has been updated and reformatted for easier access to the information the reader needs. This edition is also available electronically for handheld computers. See Media listing for details. The Washington Manual® is a registered mark belonging to Washington University in St. Louis to which international legal protection applies. The mark is used in this publication by LWW under license from Washington University.



Critical Care Nursing Practice Guide A Road Map for Students and New Graduates

Critical Care Nursing Practice Guide  A Road Map for Students and New Graduates Author Elizabeth Simon
ISBN-10 9781449677534
Release 2010-11-15
Pages 350
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Critical Care Nursing Practice Guide: A Road Map for Students and New Graduates is an essential, step-by-step, practical guide that helps new nursing graduates, new critical care and nursing students assigned to intensive care units gain the confidence they need to provide optimal care to their patients. This comprehensive text teaches inexperienced nurses how to systematically assess their patients, plan individualized care, implement therapeutic modalities with competence, collaborate effectively and evaluate the effectiveness of nursing actions. Covering areas such as how to begin, organize, prioritize, analyze, reason, and decide in daily routines and emergencies in the critical care setting, this book enables the novice to become an expert in the ICU. Valuable features such as chapter objectives, summaries, and key terms are included.



Understanding Pathophysiology

Understanding Pathophysiology Author Sue E. Huether
ISBN-10 9780323078924
Release 2011-11-08
Pages 1184
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Learn the essential concepts of pathophysiology and stay up to date on treatments, manifestations, and mechanisms of disease with Understanding Pathophysiology, 5th Edition. Filled with vibrant illustrations and complemented by online resources that bring pathophysiology concepts to life, this easy-to-read text delivers the latest, most accurate information on the disease process across the lifespan, giving you the fundamental knowledge you need to move forward in your nursing education. Consistent presentation helps you better distinguish pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and evaluation and treatment for each disease. More than 1,000 high-quality illustrations vividly depict clinical manifestations and cellular mechanisms underlying diseases. Lifespan coverage details age-specific conditions affecting pediatric, adult, and aging patients in great depth. Algorithms throughout the text clarify disease progression. Risk Factor boxes alert you to important safety considerations associated with specific diseases. Health Alert boxes highlight new developments in biologic research, diagnostic studies, preventive care, treatments, and more. Quick Check boxes test your retention of important chapter concepts. Did You Understand? sections provide fast, efficient review of chapter content. Chapter outlines help you find specific information with ease. Chapter introductions explain why chapter content is important and how it fits into a broader health care context. Key terms are bolded throughout the text for fast, easy reference. Glossary of selected terms familiarizes you with the most difficult or important terminology. Companion Evolve website provides convenient online access to animations, review questions, key terms matching exercises, and more. NEW! Extensively updated content reflects the latest clinical findings and research across the full spectrum of pathophysiology. NEW! Hundreds of new and enhanced full-color illustrations clarify anatomy and physiologic concepts. NEW! 30 new animations on the companion Evolve website reinforce your understanding of complex processes.



Laughing Your Way to Passing the Pediatric Boards

Laughing Your Way to Passing the Pediatric Boards Author Stu Silverstein
ISBN-10 0970028725
Release 2000-01-01
Pages 185
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Laughing Your Way to Passing the Pediatric Boards has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Laughing Your Way to Passing the Pediatric Boards also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Laughing Your Way to Passing the Pediatric Boards book for free.



Cultural Techniques

Cultural Techniques Author Bernhard Siegert
ISBN-10 9780823263752
Release 2015
Pages 265
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"This volume designates a shift within posthumanistic media studies, that dissolves the concept of media into a network of operations, that reproduce, process and reflect the distinctions that are fundamental for a given culture, e.g. the anthropological difference, the distinctions between natural object and cultural sign, noise and information, eye and gaze"--