Category: Medicine

First Aid for the Wards, Fifth Edition (First Aid Series)

By Tao Le, Vikas Bhushan, James Yeh

THE final PRIMER FOR THE middle CLERKSHIPS, NOW IN complete COLOR!

  • Everything you must be aware of to attain powerful clerkship reviews
  • Preparation for each middle rotation: drugs, surgical procedure, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, neurology, psychiatry, and emergency medication
  • Answers to frequently asked "pimp" questions
  • Hundreds of full-color illustrations make clear crucial techniques and enhance retention
  • Advice on proposing instances to attendings
  • How-to publications for universal tactics
  • High-yield proof at the prognosis and therapy of universal illnesses
  • Sample sufferer notes, clipboard and note-card sufferer templates
  • Updated scholar scores of renowned medical handbooks, evaluation books, reference texts, and digital products

A STUDENT-TO-STUDENT consultant TO the basics OF SURVIVING THE WARDS--DON'T begin THE scientific YEARS with no studying THIS BOOK!

APPLY THE confirmed FIRST reduction formulation FOR CLERKSHIP SUCCESS!

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The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome

By Tony Attwood

The whole advisor to Asperger's Syndrome is the definitive instruction manual for somebody plagued by Asperger's syndrome (AS). Now together with a brand new creation explaining the impression of DSM-5 at the prognosis and method of AS, it brings jointly a wealth of data on all features of the syndrome for kids via to adults.

Drawing on case reviews and private bills from Attwood's huge medical event, and from his correspondence with people with AS, this booklet is either authoritative and very obtainable. Chapters examine:

* reasons and symptoms of the syndrome
* the analysis and its influence at the individual
* concept of mind
* the conception of feelings in self and others
* social interplay, together with friendships
* long term relationships
* teasing, bullying and psychological health and wellbeing issues
* the impact of AS on language and cognitive talents, sensory sensitivity, circulate and co-ordination skills
* occupation development.

There can also be a useful commonly asked questions bankruptcy and a piece directory beneficial assets for someone wishing to discover extra details on a selected point of AS, in addition to literature and academic tools.

Essential examining for households and members tormented by AS in addition to lecturers, execs and employers coming in touch with individuals with AS, this ebook could be at the bookshelf of a person who must comprehend or is attracted to this advanced condition.

'I frequently say to the kid, "Congratulations, you will have Asperger's syndrome", and clarify that this implies she or he isn't really mad, undesirable or faulty, yet has a distinct means of thinking.'
- from the entire consultant to Asperger's Syndrome

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Clinical Cases in Avian and Exotic Animal Hematology and Cytology

By Terry W. Campbell

Clinical situations in Avian and unique Animal Hematology and Cytology demonstrates the best way to use hemic cytology and cytodiagnosis as a part of the evaluate of an unique animal sufferer, taking the reader via approximately a hundred genuine medical situations. With a spotlight on cytological interpretation, the hands-on, functional process enables studying, educating, and comprehension. Well illustrated all through, Clinical circumstances in Avian and unique Animal Hematology and Cytology is a important advisor for exotics veterinarians, zoo and aquarium veterinarians, and veterinary hematologists.

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No Ordinary Heroes: 8 Doctors, 30 Nurses, 7,000 Prisoners and a Category 5 Hurricane

By Diana G. Gallagher, Demaree Inglese

At the evening of August 27, 2005, Dr. Demaree Inglese was once one of the New Orleans citizens confident that drawing close storm Katrina could move with reduced impact. the following few days' occasions could turn out how improper all of them have been, and Dr. Inglese, clinical director of the hot Orleans urban penitentiary, must lead his employees via a difficulty of lethal proportions.
With compelling, stunning aspect, No usual Heroes recounts the drama that spread out on the penitentiary among August 26 and September 2, 2005. confronted with a jail compound that directors had refused to evacuate, Dr. Inglese and his colleagues--deputies, nurses, and doctors--had a enormous catastrophe on their palms. mammoth flooding reworked the sprawling reformatory advanced into an island within the crippled urban. with no strength or working water, and with foodstuff shops dwindling, stipulations on the reformatory deteriorated speedily as temperatures inside of soared within the blistering summer season warmth. lower off from aid, the scientific employees struggled to deal with hundreds of thousands of inmates, employees, and local citizens whereas deputies struggled to hold order. via all of it loomed the consistent threat of the legal inmates, a lot of them wanting to continue to exist or most likely get away. Rioting prisoners, burning constructions, SWAT group rescues, and clinical emergencies all conspired to create a hurricane inside a typhoon: an ordeal weathered by means of the braveness and perseverance of a committed few who labored to the breaking aspect and past.
Written with the taut suspense of a gripping mystery, No usual Heroes vividly re-creates seven days that felt like an eternity to a handful of deserted heroes--and is a stark, revealing testomony to the facility of humanitarian dedication within the so much dire conditions.

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Sign Language: An International Handbook

By Bencie Woll, Roland Pfau, Markus Steinbach

Signal language linguists express right here that every one questions appropriate to the linguistic research of spoken languages might be requested approximately signal languages. Conversely, questions that signal language linguists ponder - whether spoken language researchers haven't requested them but - must also be requested of spoken languages. The HSK guide signal Language goals to supply a concise and entire evaluate of the state-of-the-art in signal language linguistics. It contains forty four chapters, written by means of top researchers within the box, that deal with matters in language typology, signal language grammar, psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, sociolinguistics, and language documentation and transcription. Crucially, all themes are provided in a manner that makes them obtainable to linguists who're now not conversant in signal language linguistics.

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Don't Eat This If You're Taking That: The Hidden Risks of Mixing Food and Medicine

NBC Today Show meals and wellbeing and fitness guru Madelyn Fernstrom offers the final word advisor to nutrients and medication interaction.

While not anyone desires to take drugs to regard diabetes, hypertension, center sickness, or different diseases, for hundreds of thousands of individuals, it is a day-by-day truth. Seven out of ten americans take pharmaceuticals. but if it involves nutrition and drugs interactions, what you don’t comprehend can damage your health.

Don’t devour This If You’re Taking That takes the secret out of nutrients and medicines, supplying an easy-to-use consultant for somebody taking a medication—short time period or lengthy term—that shows meals to prevent which could intrude with the motion of the medicine. Readers can simply discover a medicine, see what meals to prevent, and make a few shrewdpermanent swaps. Small vitamin alterations realized from this ebook could have vast future health payoffs!

An additional bonus in every one bankruptcy is a supplements Alert field, delivering the main up to date details on interactions with supplementations, minerals, and different supplements. all of us think a nutrition wealthy in colourful fruit and veggies, lean proteins, entire grains, and low-fat dairy items is the trail to fit consuming, correct? no longer continuously. shoppers can simply customize their healthiest weight loss diet to paintings with no longer opposed to their medications.

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Oncologic Emergencies (MD Anderson Cancer Care Series)

This new source on handling oncologic emergencies is directed in any respect healthiness care execs who deal with sufferers with melanoma or survivors. Edited and written via clinician-experts at The college of Texas MD Anderson melanoma middle, the publication covers the whole variety of oncologic emergencies, from cardiac and neurologic to orthopedic to hematologic, and addresses vital palliative care, moral, and Emergency division considerations.

Chapters are based with busy clinicians in emergent and pressing settings in brain, and every bankruptcy concludes with a chain of key perform issues and an inventory of recommended readings should you desire to delve deeper right into a subject.

For any clinician dealing with the expanding variety of sufferers who event an oncologic emergency, this can be an updated, clinically centred, and authoritative resource.

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Advanced Practice Nursing: Emphasizing Common Roles

The third version of this AJN Book-of-the-Year Award winner prepares graduate nurses to satisfy the demanding situations of perform at the present time and to take management roles sooner or later. From its ancient roots to modern issues and tendencies, the writer strains the improvement of the complex perform nursing position and articulates the most important concerns dealing with practitioners today.

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Madness in Civilization: A Cultural History of Insanity, from the Bible to Freud, from the Madhouse to Modern Medicine

By Andrew Scull

The lack of cause, a feeling of alienation from the common sense global all of us prefer to think we inhabit, the shattering emotional turmoil that could grab carry of a few people: those are part of our shared human adventure no matter what tradition we come from. these days, psychological disturbance is most ordinarily (though no longer continuously) seen via a scientific lens, yet people have additionally constantly sought to make experience of the depredations of insanity via invocations of the non secular and the supernatural, or to build mental and social money owed in order to tame the demons of Unreason.

Through twelve chapters geared up chronologically, from antiquity to at the present time, from the Bible to Freud, from exorcism to mesmerism, from Bedlam to Victorian asylums, from the speculation of humours to fashionable pharmacology, Andrew Scull writes compellingly of the manifestations of insanity, its meanings, its outcomes and our makes an attempt to regard it.

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