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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 ...
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.
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 ...
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
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2012
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 ...
Overdiagnosed: Making People Sick in the Pursuit of Health
H. Gilbert Welch
A complex web of factors has created the phenomenon of overdiagnosis: the popular media promotes fear of disease and perpetuates the myth that early, aggressive treatment is always best; in an attempt to avoid lawsuits, doctors have begun to leave no test undone, no abnormality overlooked; and profits are being made from screenings, medical procedures, and pharmaceuticals. Revealing the social, medical, and economic ramifications of a ...
This new edition of the formerly titled Foundations of Therapeutic Interviewing blends a personal and easy-to-read style with a unique emphasis on both the scientific foundations and interpersonal aspects of mental health interviewing. Written from an integrative/eclectic perspective, this edition also incorporates modifications made necessary by the rise of managed care and by revised thinking in the interviewing field related to DSM-IV. New ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Handbook of Evidence-based Radiation Oncology
This handbook serves as 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, pathology, and clinical presentation are highlighted. Key facets of the work-up are listed, followed by staging and/or risk classification systems. Treatment ...
Ultrasound: The Requisites, Second Edition (Requisites in Radiology)
William D. Middleton
Alfred B. Kurtz
This new volume in the popular Radiology RequisitesT series efficiently presents all of the core knowledge in general, vascular, and obstetric/gynecologic ultrasound. It covers everything from basic principles through state-of-the-art tech-niques, with a focus on the specific information needed to pass the boards and practice radiology. Concise but compre-hensive, it is extremely easy to read, with abundant charts and lists to summarize ...
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 theperfect book for you. It distills the highly technical nature ofrendering into easy-to-follow steps and tutorials that you canapply immediately to your own projects. The book uses 3ds Max and3ds Max Design to show the integration with mental ray, but usersof any 3D or CAD ...
Mosby's Manual of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests, 5e
Kathleen Deska Pagana PhD RN
Timothy J. Pagana MD FACS
This quick reference handbook offers clear, concise coverage of over 700 of the most commonly performed diagnostic and laboratory tests - including 39 new to this edition. Trusted authors, Kathleen Pagana, PhD, RN and Timothy Pagana, MD, FACS, bring together a comprehensive collection of full color designs, illustrations and photos to show exactly how various tests are performed. Related tests are grouped by chapter and presented in a consistent ...
Top 3 Differentials in Radiology: A Case Review
William T. O'Brien
Praise for this book: Innovative...the descriptions are accurate and concise - exactly what the examiner wants to hear...it would be difficult to find a better high-yield, high-quality textbook covering every subsection of the radiology oral board examination. --JAMAy Extremely useful...This review book is not only rewarding but also a resource radiologists can continue to refer to throughout their careers. --Academic Radiology ...
Psychiatric Interviewing: the Art of Understanding A Practical Guide for Psychiatrists, Psychologists, ...
Shawn Christopher Shea
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 ...
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 ...
Shiatsu Theory and Practice, 3e
Carola Beresford-Cooke BA LicAc MRSS
This fully revised and refocussed new edition builds upon its reputation as the core textbook for serious students of shiatsu. Written by a well-known and highly respected author and practitioner within the field, Shiatsu Theory and Practice is a complete introduction to the theory and practice of Zen shiatsu, drawing in detail on the theoretical foundation of both Traditional Chinese Medicine and five element theory. Beresford-Cooke explains ...
Introduction to Radiologic Sciences and Patient Care, 5e
Arlene M. Adler MEd RT(R) FAEIRS
Richard R. Carlton MS RT(R)(CV) FAEIRS
Learn the professional and patient care skills you need for clinical practice! A clear, concise introduction to the imaging sciences, Introduction to Radiologic Sciences and Patient Care meets the standards set by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) Curriculum Guide and the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Task List for certification examinations. Covering the big picture, expert authors Arlene M. Adler ...
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 ...
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