Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Contemporary Targeted Therapies in Rheumatology


Publisher: Informa Healthcare
Number Of Pages: 636
Publication Date: 2007-10-24
ISBN-10 / ASIN: 1841844845
ISBN-13 / EAN: 9781841844848
Binding: Hardcover

Product Description:
Targeted Therapies in Rheumatology established itself as an excellent reference for all those needing to know about the clinical implications of new drugs and developments for patients suffering from rheumatoid arthritis. This volume takes up the further developments that have occurred in several of the drug therapies covered in the first volume, as well as looking at the latest areas of promising research. Targeted therapies of rheumatic diseases have become a reality and have completely changed patient care as well as patient expectations.
| Tags: Rheumatology |

Advanced Therapy of Otitis Media


Publisher: BC Decker Inc.
Number Of Pages: 554
Publication Date: 2003-11-01
ISBN-10 / ASIN: 1550092014
ISBN-13 / EAN: 9781550092011
Binding: Hardcover

Product Description:
Advanced Therapy of Otitis Media provides answers to clinical care questions from the most common problems to rare complications and sequelae of otitis media. The book targets clinicians who take care of patients with a variety of otolaryngological presentations every day. Each chapter in the book focuses on an approach to a specific clinical topic; diagnostic technique; therapeutic method; complication related question; or controversy. The chapters describe the subject, incidence, importance, etiology/pathogenesis, and management options.
| Tags: ENT |

Monday, September 8, 2008

Current Pediatric Diagnosis & Treatment


Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical
Number Of Pages: 1420
Publication Date: 2004-09-12
ISBN-10 / ASIN: 0071429603
ISBN-13 / EAN: 9780071429603
Binding: Paperback

Product Description:
“A well-written, up-to-date general pediatric text…a very useful reference.” Emergency & Office Pediatrics(of the 13th edition) “Designed by experts, with care. The frequency with which its information is updated ensures that only the most current advances in pediatrics are included.” Online review (of the 16th edition) “Up-to-date, accurate information in a clear and concise form…A great value and a solid buy for both in the office and in the hospital.” Online review (of the 15th edition) “All you want and need to know in your pediatrics rotation…a must-have for good medical students with lots to learn and too little time.” Online review (of the 15th edition)
| Tags: Pediatric |

Handbook of Complications during Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions


Publisher: Informa HealthCare
Number Of Pages: 336
Publication Date: 2006-12-13
ISBN-10 / ASIN: 1841843806
ISBN-13 / EAN: 9781841843803
Binding: Hardcover

Product Description:
Percutaneous interventions may be very demanding, challenging and complicated. Even in apparently simple cases, this is true. This superb handbook is the first to focus solely on complications during percutaneous cardiovascular interventions. Handbook of Complications during Percutaneous Coronary Interventions provides both the neophyte and the experienced interventional cardiologist with guidance on how to prevent and to treat complications in the cath lab.
| Tags: Cardiology, Thoracic Surgery |

Saturday, September 6, 2008

The SAGE Dictionary of Health and Society


Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd
Number Of Pages: 256
Publication Date: 2006-01-26
ISBN-10 / ASIN: 0761941169
ISBN-13 / EAN: 9780761941163
Binding: Paperback

Product Description:
`The inter-relationships of health, illness and society are matters of intense and growing research and debate. Kevin White has performed an extraordinary service to anyone who would wish to understand or contribute to such debates. His dictionary is authoritative and comprehensive. It provides clear, confident and succinct summaries of key terms, concepts,debates and influential figures in the field of social aspects of health' - Ray Fitzpatrick, Professor of Public Health, University of Oxford.
| Tags: Dictionary |

Pain Management: Evidence-Based Tools and Techniques for Nursing Professionals


Publisher: HCPro, Inc.
Number Of Pages: 164
Publication Date: 2007-02-20
ISBN-10 / ASIN: 1578399645
ISBN-13 / EAN: 9781578399642
Binding: Paperback

Product Description:
Pain Management: Evidence-Based Tools and Techniques for Nursing Professionals is the new resource for your staff to treat and control pain using evidence-based tools and techniques. This easy-to-read book by pain management expert Yvonne M. D Arcy, MS, CRNP, CNS, covers all aspects of pain assessment and reassessment, including pain scales for a variety of patient populations.
| Tags: Nursing |

Friday, September 5, 2008

Upper Motor Neurone Syndrome and Spasticity: Clinical Management and Neurophysiology


Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Number Of Pages: 264
Publication Date: 2008-06-02
ISBN-10 / ASIN: 0521689783
ISBN-13 / EAN: 9780521689786
Binding: Paperback

Product Description:
Spasticity is a disabling problem for many adults and children with a variety of neurological disorders such as multiple sclerosis, stroke, cerebral palsy and traumatic brain injury. A practical guide for clinicians involved in the management of spasticity, this book covers all aspects of upper motor neurone syndrome from basic neurophysiology and measurement techniques to practical therapy and the use of orthoses. Surgical techniques are also covered, as well as the particular problems of management of spasticity in childhood.
| Tags: Neurology, Physiology |

Clinical Applications of Bones: Allografts and Substitutes


Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company
Number Of Pages: 196
Publication Date: 2005-07-30
ISBN-10 / ASIN: 9812563431
ISBN-13 / EAN: 9789812563439
Binding: Hardcover

Product Description:
Although bone allografts were first utilized by McEwen in orthopaedic surgery in 1881, progress since then has been sporadic. With the growth of tissue banks and the greater availability of safe and sterile bone grafts, the pace has now quickened; in 2004, more than one million such grafts were used in the USA alone.
| Tags: Orthopaedics |

Bone Grafts and Bone Substitutes: Basic Science and Clinical Applications


Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company
Number Of Pages: 612
Publication Date: 2005-09-01
ISBN-10 / ASIN: 9812560890
ISBN-13 / EAN: 9789812560896
Binding: Hardcover

Product Description:
This book provides the latest updates on the major challenges of bridging large bone defects, where options range from autografts, “tissue engineered bone”, biomaterials (hydroxyapatite, polycaprolactone and third generation biomaterials) to prostheses. Emphasis has been made on bone tissue engineering, the current state-of-the-art in this field, problems encountered with cell culture technology, scaffolds and bone growth factors (including genomics) and the use of gene therapy for the application of bone growth factors.
| Tags: Orthopaedics |

Thursday, September 4, 2008

Blood and Blood Products: Safety and Risk


Publisher: National Academies Press
Number Of Pages: 208
Publication Date: 1996-12-12
ISBN-10 / ASIN: 0309055830
ISBN-13 / EAN: 9780309055833
Binding: Paperback

Book Description:
This volume explores the safety and availability of the nation's supply of blood and blood components. It discusses the risks of disease transmission, methods of guarding the blood supply, new ideas on safety and monitoring, risk tolerance, risk communication, and no-fault insurance.
| Tags: Haematology |

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Netter's Atlas of Human Physiology


Paperback: 223 pages
Publisher: Saunders; 1st edition (May 15, 2002)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1929007019
ISBN-13: 978-1929007011

Book Description
Organ structure and function come alive with 282 of Dr. Netter's beautifully rendered color drawings and schematics. Each chapter progresses from the important overview relationships of organ system physiology down to the tissue, cellular, and subcellular levels.
| Tags: Atlas, Physiology |

Grabb and Smith's Plastic Surgery


1156 pages
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 5th Bk&Cdr edition
Language: English
ISBN: 0316322555
Format: BIN/CUE
Size: 145 Mb (two rar's 70-80 Mb each)
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Established for over 25 years as the standard text in general plastic surgery, Grabb and Smith's Plastic Surgery is now in its thoroughly revised Fifth Edition. Like its predecessors, this edition is the only comprehensive single-volume reference on the full range of procedures and techniques in plastic surgery. And for the first time, plastic surgery's fully updated classic is now on CD-ROM. The text and the CD-ROM are available for one low price.In 92 chapters, the book explains the fundamental principles of plastic surgery and microsurgery and describes specific aesthetic and reconstructive surgical procedures for various anatomic regions. More than 1,700 superb photographs and line drawings complement the text.
| Tags: Plastic Surgery |