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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 ...
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 ...
Pathophysiology of Heart Disease: A Collaborative Project of Medical Students and Faculty (PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF ...
Leonard S. Lilly MD
Revised and updated for its Fifth Edition, Pathophysiology of Heart Disease delivers a concise, easy-to-understand introduction to cardiovascular diseases. This best-selling text is written by internationally recognized Harvard Medical School faculty and select medical students and specifically designed to meet the needs of medical students during their initial encounters with patients with heart disease. This edition has improved consistency ...
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 ...
Fluids & Electrolytes Made Incredibly Easy! (Incredibly Easy! Series®)
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Fluids & Electrolytes Made Incredibly Easy, Fifth Edition, uses a conversational writing style to break down complex concepts and make the fundamentals of fluids and electrolytes easy to understand and put into practice. This fully updated book is organized into four parts to provide comprehensive coverage of this challenging topic: Fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base basics Fluid and electrolyte imbalances The importance and ...
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, ...
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 ...
Travell & Simons' Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction: The Trigger Point Manual (2-Volume Set)
David G. Simons
Janet G. Travell
Doody's Core Titles 2009.
Oracle Wait Interface: A Practical Guide to Performance Diagnostics & Tuning (Oracle Press)
McGraw-Hill Osborne Media, 2004
Troubleshoot, tune, and optimize your Oracle database efficiently and successfully every time. This book explains how to take full advantage of the revolutionary Oracle Wait Interface to quickly pinpoint--and solve--core problems and bottlenecks, and increase productivity exponentially.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Anatomy and Pathology: The World's Best Anatomical Charts (The World's Best Anatomical Chart Series)
Anatomical Chart Company
This Fifth Edition features 58 new and updated anatomical charts created by the world's best medical illustrators. Since the last edition, we've added nine brand-new charts and replaced three charts with new editions. This comprehensive reference is an essential addition to every library, whether you are a health professional, student, or interested consumer. The book is ideal for studying human anatomy, for patient consultation, or for quick ...
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 ...
Telephone Triage Protocols for Nurses
Julie K Briggs RN BSN MHA
Performing telephone triage requires the ability to make quick and effective decisions based on limited information.This rapid-access resource delivers over 200 triage protocols for evaluating patients' symptoms over the telephone. Each symptom entry lists questions, grouped by urgency level, to determine whether the caller should seek emergency care immediately, seek medical care the same day, call back for appointment, or follow home care ...
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, ...
Medical Terminology: An Illustrated Guide
Wolters Kluwer Health/ Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Case Files Psychiatry, Fourth Edition (LANGE Case Files)
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 ...
ECG Interpretation: An Incredibly Easy Pocket Guide (Incredibly Easy! Series®)
ECG Interpretation: An Incredibly Easy Pocket Guide, Second Edition provides time-starved nurses with the essentials of electrocardiography in a streamlined, bulleted, and highly visual format. The book fits into a pocket for quick reference anytime and anywhere and uses charts, illustrations, logos, and other Incredibly Easy features to help nurses spot key points at a glance. Topics include ECG basics, such as obtaining and interpreting ...
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 ...
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