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Sabiston Textbook of Surgery by Courtney M. Townsend Jr.
First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CS
Tao T. Le - 2006
The top-selling CS review book written by students and IMGs who recently passed 100+ high-yield minicases by chief complaint 30 complete cases simulate the exam experience Contains new Patient Encounters, including telephone interviews Perfect for group or solo study YOUR COMPLETE CS SURVIVAL GUIDE FROM THE AUTHORS OF FIRST AID FOR THE USMLE STEP 1 INSIDER ADVICE FOR STEP 2 CS SUCCESS New miniguide shows US students and IMGs how best to use this book Revised by test veterans to reflect the 2005--2006 exam experience Each complete case features standardized patient checklists and a recommended clinical approach Minicases represent the major chief complaints and diagnoses seen on the Step 2 CS Proven strategies for the patient encounter and patient note High-yield, must-know facts on patient diagnosis and workup.
Harrisons Manual of Medicine
Dan L. Longo - 2001
Turn to any page, and you'll find essential point-of-care guidance on all the major conditions seen in clinical medicine. Completely updated to reflect all the major advances and new clinical developments, the new edition of the Manual is the most indispensable yet. It continues to focus on diagnosis and therapy with an emphasis on patient care and offers authoritative, high-yield coverage of: Etiology and epidemiology Clinically relevant pathophysiology Signs & Symptoms o Differential Diagnosis Physical and Laboratory Findings Therapeutics o Practice GuidelinesNEW FEATURESFull-color presentation for the first time!Full-color images of clinical conditions encountered in dermatology, cardiology, and eye diseases New chapters on end-of-life care, congenital heart disease in the adult patient, non-invasive cardiac examination, and metabolic syndromeLook for these other great Harrison's titles:Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17eHarrison's Online available through Accessmedicine.com
Pharmacology for Nursing Care
Richard A. Lehne - 1990
It provides the background needed to understand related drugs currently on the market, as well as drugs yet to be released. In simplifying a complex subject, this text focuses on the essentials of pharmacology. Large print is used to show need-to-know information, and small print is used for nice to know material. At the end of each chapter, a summary of major nursing implications helps in applying the material to real-world situations. This edition includes a new companion CD-ROM featuring NCLEX(R) examination-style review questions, a variety of electronic calculators, and animations depicting drug mechanisms and effects.Uses a prototype drug approach that places a strong emphasis on understanding over memorization - equipping students with the knowledge to learn not only about related drugs currently on the market, but also about those drugs that will be released once the student begins practice.Summaries of Major Nursing Implications at the end of each chapter provide an in-depth look at assessment, implementation, and ongoing evaluations.Utilizes large print for essential information and small print for nice-to-know information to help both faculty and students focus their limited classroom and study time on understanding the essentials.Concise drug summary tables present detailed information on individual drugs, including class, generic and trade names, dosages, routes, and indications.Key Points at the end of each chapter summarize content in a bulleted format to help students review important concepts.Prototype drug discussions employ a clear and consistent format with separate headings for Mechanism of Action; Pharmacologic Effects; Pharmacokinetics; Therapeutic Uses; Adverse Effects; Drug Interactions; and Preparations, Dosage, and Administration.An attractive full-color design adds visual interest, highlights key information, and facilitates student learning.Drugs for Multiple Sclerosis and Drugs for Hemophilia chapters.Drugs for Erectile Dysfunction and Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia chapter covers newsworthy drugs such as Viagra and Levitra.Special Interest Topics boxes on current issues in pharmacology, such as Medication-Overuse Headache: Too Much of a Good Thing and Face Time with Botox.Adult Immunization appendix summarizes the latest information on immunizations.Numerous new illustrations show drug mechanisms and effects, and depict topics such as histologic changes in Alzheimer's disease and the movement of drugs following GI absorption.
Clinical Anatomy by Regions
Richard S. Snell - 2007
This edition introduces Embryologic Notes and includes up-to-date new Clinical Notes, Clinical Problems, and review questions. All illustrations have been recolored, and all Surface Anatomy illustrations are now in color. Upgraded clinical imaging includes radiographs, CT scans, MRIs, and sonograms.A companion Website offers the book's fully searchable text.
Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Sheila L. Videbeck - 2001
The book presents sound nursing theory, therapeutic modalities, and clinical applications for the major DSM-IV-TR disorders across the treatment continuum, from hospital to home setting. The text uses the nursing process framework and emphasizes assessment, therapeutic communication, neurobiology, and psychopharmacologic intervention. Features focus on developing student self-awareness, communication skills, and utilizing family and community resources.A bound-in CD-ROM and companion Website offer numerous student and instructor resources, including Clinical Simulations, psychotropic drug monographs, and movie viewing guides.
Case Files: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Eugene C. Toy - 2002
Each case includes an extended discussion, definition of terms, clinical pearls, and USMLE format review questions. This interactive learning system helps you to understand essential concepts instead of memorizing facts.
Joseph T. DiPiro - 1988
Now in its sixth edition, this classic text continues its long-standing tradition of offering unparalleled guidance in the development of pharmaceutical care plans. The book provides a unique process of thinking about pharmacotherapy the process which uses evidence-based approaches to the drug treatment of diseases. Features: *FREE Online Resource Center for professors and students - study materials, web chapters, questions and answers, and updates *NEW Key Concepts begin each chapter *Excellent use of algorithms, tables, and charts - provides clear recommendations *"Clinical Controversies" in the treatment sections of disease-oriented chapters
Respiratory Physiology: The Essentials
John B. West - 1994
The Seventh Edition updates and revises material to reflect current advances in respiratory science but does not stray from the proven formula students and faculty have enjoyed since 1974.New updates include physiology of pulmonary capillaries, hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction, pulmonary edema, surface tension, elastic properties of the lung and chest wall, metabolic functions of the lung, and perinatal respiration. Ample illustrations and pedagogical features help clarify important equations and concepts. USMLE-style review questions at the end of each chapter help students review for class or boards.
The Only EKG Book You'll Ever Need
Malcolm S. Thaler - 1988
It is an ideal reference for medical students in ICM courses, house officers, or anyone directly involved in patient care, whether student, teacher, or practitioner.The book features more than 200 facsimiles of EKG strips and numerous case studies and clinical examples. This Fifth Edition includes updated information on pacemakers and myocardial infarction treatment and more practice EKGs.
Review of Medical Physiology
William Francis Ganong - 1974
This book integrates clinical examples throughout each chapter and covers important physiologic concepts. It includes 630 multiple choice questions. It covers topics such as: Regulation of food intake; Mitochondria and molecular motors; Renal function; and, Estrogen receptors.
Textbook of Neonatal Resuscitation
American Academy of Pediatrics - 1991
The new, extensively updated Neonatal Resuscitation Program materials represent a shift in approach to the education process, eliminating the slide and lecture format and emphasizing a hands-on, interactive, simulation-based learning environment.Changes in the NRP™ Algorithm Elimination of Evaluation of Amniotic Fluid in Initial Rapid Assessment Use of Supplemental Oxygen During Neonatal Resuscitation Use of Pulse Oximetry
Langman's Medical Embryology
Thomas W. Sadler - 1963
The brand-new Tenth Edition covers all aspects of embryology of interest to medical students and instructors and includes clinical correlates that provide information on birth defects and other clinical entities directly related to embryologic concepts.This extensively revised edition features new full-color photographs of clinical conditions and updated embryo images/photographs created using newer technologies. It also features new online USMLE-style review questions through Connection / The Point. A new introduction chapter on development includes molecular biology. This edition's larger page size improves readability.A bound-in CD-ROM, Simbryo, presents animations of embryologic system development.