Friday, August 26, 2016

Human Anatomy: The Definitive Visual Guide


For students of anatomy, biology, and the biomedical sciences; medical professionals; and curious families, DK’s Human Anatomy will be a definitive resource.
Written by acclaimed anatomist, Dr. Alice Roberts, Human Anatomy is an up-to-the-minute study of the body. Spectacular digital images show the body in incredible, true-to-life detail. Exhaustive annotations provide the names of organs and structures throughout the skeletal, muscular, nervous, cardiovascular, lymphatic, and reproductive systems, while describing their characteristics and functions.

This new addition to DK’s award-winning catalog of human body titles will help readers better grasp the deep complexities of the human body for research, study, or general reference.

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Oxford American Handbook of Rheumatology, 2 edition


The second edition of the Oxford American Handbook of Rheumatology offers practical, point of care guidance on the diagnosis and management of acute and chronic rheumatologic problems. Holding a large amount of information in a compact pocket book, this remarkably comprehensive resource covers the full range of the discipline, from new biologic therapies used in the treatment of inflammatory arthritis, to new information on drugs, chronic widespread pain, shoulder/neck pain, and complementary medicine. Its easy-to-use format and organization allows easy access to precise, prescriptive information. Since the first edition’s publication, new diagnostic criteria have been introduced for major rheumatic diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. This second edition incorporates the latest diagnostic criteria as well as new therapeutic agents for lupus and rheumatoid arthritis.

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Bratton’s Family Medicine Board Review, 5th edition


Prepare for your ABFM boards – find your weak spots and eliminate them now! Handy in print and as an eBook, Bratton’s Family Medicine Board Review is the essential practice test for those facing the ABFM exams. Opening with the basic requirements of the ABFM Board certification process, it provides crucial background information on all three AFBM exams and their formats, describes a typical exam day, and offers excellent test-taking advice—taking the mystery out of the exam process.

Features:
  • 1,800 multiple-choice questions drawn from common clinical situations, presented in ABFM-exam format
  • Detailed explanation supporting each answer
  • Key points highlighted throughout
  • Additional reading suggestions after each correct answer
  • Pictorial atlas offers clinical photographs and lab smears

Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, offering tablet, smartphone, or online access to:
  • Complete content with enhanced navigation
  • A powerful search tool that pulls results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web
  • Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation
  • Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text
  • Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues
  • Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use
  • Interactive Q&A with more than 1,800 questions

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Prescription Drug Abuse: A Reference Handbook


This outstanding resource guide for students and young adults provides an introduction to the history of prescription drug abuse that explains how this problem has arisen and examines the social, political, economic, and health issues associated with prescription drug abuse in modern society.

• Explains the dangers associated with the use of prescription drugs for nonmedical purposes

• Provides a detailed introduction for readers seeking to learn about the topic of prescription drug abuse and serves as an research tool for school projects

• Includes thought-provoking perspective essays from individuals involved in the discussion of how to address prescription drug abuse

• Supplies primary source documents in the form of excerpts from laws, administrative rulings, and court cases regarding prescription drug abuse as well as a glossary of key terms used in discussing the topic of prescription drug abuse

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Tumor Angiogenesis: Basic Mechanisms and Cancer Therapy


Tumor angiogenesis is one of the most prominent mechanisms driving tumor development and progression. This book is written by internationally renowned experts. 
Part 1 describes the basic mechanisms. Tumor-angiogenic signaling pathways are presented as new potential targets for anti-angiogenic therapy. 
Part 2 reviews the efforts made to validate new targets and to show efficacy in animals. 
Part 3 is devoted to the clinical development of the novel anti-angiogenic drugs and their use in clinical practice.

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Vaccinology : An Essential Guide


Vaccinology: An Essential Guide outlines in a clear, practical format the entire vaccine development process, from conceptualization and basic immunological principles through to clinical testing and licensing of vaccines.  With an outstanding introduction to the history and practice of vaccinology, it also guides the reader through the basic science relating to host immune responses to pathogens.

Covering the safety, regulatory, ethical, and economic and geographical issues that drive vaccine development and trials, it also presents vaccine delivery strategies, novel vaccine platforms (including experimental vaccines and pathogens), antigen development and selection, vaccine modelling, and the development of vaccines against emerging pathogens and agents of bioterror. There are also sections devoted to veterinary vaccines and associated regulatory processes.

Vaccinology: An Essential Guide is a perfect tool for designed for undergraduate and graduate microbiologists and immunologists, as well as residents, fellows and trainees of infectious disease and vaccinology. It is also suitable for all those involved in designing and conducting clinical vaccine trials, and is the ideal companion to the larger reference book Vaccinology: Principles and Practice.

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Interventions for Autism : Evidence for Educational and Clinical Practice


Providing a vital link between theory and practice, this unique volume translates the latest research data on the effectiveness of interventions for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) into practical guidance for education professionals working with ASD pupils.
  • Reformulates new research data on interventions for ASD into guidance for professionals, drawing on the author’s in-depth academic knowledge and practical experience
  • Offers a comprehensive review of up-to-date evidence on effectiveness across a wide range of interventions for ASD
  • Focuses on environmental factors in understanding ASD rather than outdated ‘deficit’ approaches, and discusses key issues in education provision such as inclusion

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The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections


Whether you need to manage a post-transplant infection or reduce the possibility of infection, you will find effective guidance in this handbook. The work of the American Society of Transplantation Infectious Diseases Community of Practice, this reference exclusively uses tables and flowcharts to speed up decision making.
This distinguished group of investigators and teachers provide point of care information on optimum management of infection in adult and pediatric organ and stem cell transplant patients.  The unique tables and flowcharts are devised by the authors, backed up with extensive references, making the book a fully researched yet easy to use guide.  

The fast growing specialty of transplantation will be well served by this book as increasing numbers of successful procedures mean transplant teams have to be ever more alert to the possibility of and need for action in the event of ensuing infection.

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