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The Merck Manual
The world's most widely used medical reference is now better than ever! For its 19th Edition, the Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy has been thoroughly updated and thoughtfully expanded, with more than 850 additional pages, 15 new chapters, over 300 new tables, and 56 new figures. Packed with essential information on diagnosing and treating medical disorders, this handy, compact guide was written by a team of clinicians for ...
Beacon Press, 2011
From a nationally recognized expert, an exposé of the worst excesses of our zeal for medical testing Going against the conventional wisdom reinforced by the medical establishment and Big Pharma that more screening is the best preventative medicine, Dr. Gilbert Welch builds a compelling counterargument that what we need are fewer, not more, diagnoses. Documenting the excesses of American medical practice that labels far too many of us as sick, ...
Psychoanalytic Diagnosis: Understanding Personality Structure in the Clinical Process
Nancy McWilliams PhD
The Guilford Press
This is the first text to come along in many years that makes psychoanalytic personality theory and its implications for practice accessible to beginning practitioners. The last book of its kind, which was published more than 20 years ago, predated the development of such significant concepts as borderline syndromes, narcissistic pathology, dissociative disorders and self-defeating personality. Contemporary students often react with bewilderment ...
Examination Review for Ultrasound: Abdomen and Obstetrics & Gynecology
Steven M. Penny BS RT(R) RDMS
This text is a narrative style exam review text for two of the most popular sonography certification exams in abdomen and obstetrics and gynecology by the ARDMS (American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography) and ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists) certification granting bodies. This resource is ideal for ultrasound programs requiring a certification review manual for either a review course or for use throughout the ...
Widely recognized as the world’s leading dermatology manual, the new edition of Habif’s Clinical Dermatology has been exhaustively updated to reflect today’s best practices. A wealth of new features makes it easier, than any other resource, to identify, treat, and manage the full range of skin diseases. And now, with Expert Consult functionality, you’ll have quick access to the complete contents online as well as hundreds of additional ...
Psychoanalytic Diagnosis, Second Edition: Understanding Personality Structure in the Clinical Process
The Guilford Press
This acclaimed clinical guide and widely adopted text has filled a key need in the field since its original publication. Nancy McWilliams makes psychoanalytic personality theory and its implications for practice accessible to practitioners of all levels of experience. She explains major character types and demonstrates specific ways that understanding the patient's individual personality structure can influence the therapist's focus and style of ...
The Warbler Guide
Princeton University Press
Warblers are among the most challenging birds to identify. They exhibit an array of seasonal plumages and have distinctive yet oft-confused calls and songs. The Warbler Guide enables you to quickly identify any of the 56 species of warblers in the United States and Canada. This groundbreaking guide features more than 1,000 stunning color photos, extensive species accounts with multiple viewing angles, and an entirely new system of vocalization ...
Case Files Psychiatry, Fourth Edition (LANGE Case Files)
McGraw-Hill Medical, 2012
Sixty high-yield psychiatry cases help you sharpen your diagnostic and problem-solving skills You need exposure to high-yield cases to excel on the psychiatry clerkship and the shelf-exam. Case Files: Psychiatry presents sixty real-life cases that illustrate essential concepts. Each case includes complete discussion, clinical pearls, references, definitions of key terms, and USMLE-style review questions with detailed explanations of the ...
Living Well With Mitochondrial Disease: A Handbook for Patients, Parents, and Families
LIVING WELL WITH MITOCHONDRIAL DISEASE helps make sense of mitochondrial disease (Mito), an overwhelming and complex group of diagnoses that has grown exponentially in recent years. The most common of all metabolic disorders, thought to be more common than cystic fibrosis and broader-reaching than most genetic diseases, Mito can affect babies, children, and teens from birth or at any point during their development. Previously healthy adults, as ...
Mastering mental ray: Rendering Techniques for 3D and CAD Professionals
Proven techniques for using mental ray effectively If you're a busy artist seeking high-end results for your 3D, design, or architecture renders using mental ray, this is the perfect book for you. It distills the highly technical nature of rendering into easy-to-follow steps and tutorials that you can apply immediately to your own projects. The book uses 3ds Max and 3ds Max Design to show the integration with mental ray, but users of any 3D or ...
Listen to Your Pain: The Active Person's Guide to Understanding, Identifying, and Treating Pain and Injury
Ben E. Benjamin
The newly updated edition of the classic guide to assessing and treating pain and injury For more than twenty-five years, Listen to Your Pain has been a leading resource for understanding pain and injury problems. Now revised and updated based on recent research, this comprehensive, fully illustrated guide: * explains how to determine exactly what is causing your pain, using simple tests * provides detailed instructions for therapists on ...
Handbook of Evidence-Based Radiation Oncology
Springer New York, 2010
Building on the success of this book's first edition, Dr. Eric Hansen and Dr. Mack Roach have updated, revised, and expanded the Handbook of Evidence-based Radiation Oncology, a portable reference that utilizes evidence-based medicine as the basis for practical treatment recommendations and guidelines. Organized by body site, concise clinical chapters provide easy access to critical information. Important 'pearls' of epidemiology, anatomy, ...
The Fourth Edition of the classic Clinical Interviewing by John and Rita Sommers-Flanagan reflects current research in the field as well as an important expansion of multicultural content throughout. Fully revised, this invaluable text will help you sharpen your counseling skills with thoughtful insight into critical interviewing techniques that will result in more effective and compassionate therapy. Complete with real-world case examples, ...
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Haynes Manuals N. America, Inc.
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Psychiatric Interviewing: The Art of Understanding
Shawn Christopher Shea
W B Saunders Co
The 2nd edition of this clinically based guidebook that focuses on the initial psychiatric interview provides practical suggestions for analyzing and altering the interview to mesh with the specific needs of the patient. Contains detailed discussions of how to open an interview, how to interpret nonverbal communication, how to make more natural transitions, and how to arrive at accurate diagnoses. Offers special techniques for eliciting ...
Angels Walking wIth Us: True Stories of Faith, Hope and Miracles
EBook Bakery, 2013
Angels are all around us, reaching out to offer comfort, guidance, and hope. For George Popovici, an award-winning safety engineer who had it all in the prime of his life, the people who appeared in his life as angels offered him hope in the midst of his despair as he searched for answers to a mysterious illness that had ripped away the perfect health he’d enjoyed all of his life. After a desperate eight-year search to find out why he had ...
Top 3 Differentials in Radiology: A Case Review
Top 3 Differentials in Radiology: A Case Review is a practical case-based reference that will enable radiologists and radiology residents to hone their skills in developing differential diagnoses for common imaging findings. Presented as unknowns, the cases are arranged into twelve main sections based on radiology subspecialties. The book presents each case as a two-page unit. The left page features clinical images and a brief description of ...
Quickly learn the microbiology fundamentals you need to know with Medical Microbiology, 7th Edition , by Dr. Patrick R. Murray, Dr. Ken S. Rosenthal, and Dr. Michael A. Pfaller. Newly reorganized to correspond with integrated curricula and changing study habits, this practical and manageable text is clearly written and easy to use , presenting clinically relevant information about microbes and their diseases in a succinct and engaging ...
Mri in Practice
Blackwell Science Inc
"Magnetic Resonance Imaging" (MRI) is one of the most exciting developments in medicine. It produces detailed images of the human body without using radiation and with little discomfort to the patient. Due to its inherent safety and long-term cost-effectiveness, MRI is likely to dominate diagnosis in the future. The use of MRI is already widespread in the USA and is increasing throughout Europe, Japan and Australia. Current literature in this ...
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