Harrison's Rheumatology, 3E


Author: Anthony S. Fauci,Carol A. Langford
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 007181485X
Category: Medical
Page: 368
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Rheumatology – as only Harrison’s can cover it Featuring a superb compilation of chapters on rheumatology that appear in Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, Eighteenth Edition, this concise, full-color clinical companion delivers the latest knowledge in the field backed by the scientific rigor and authority that have defined Harrison’s. You will find content from renowned editors and contributors in a carry-anywhere presentation that is ideal for the classroom, clinic, ward, or exam/certification preparation. Features Current, thorough coverage of important immunology and rheumatology topics, including the immune system in health and disease, disorders of immune-mediated injury, and disorders of the joints and adjacent tissues Delivers insights designed to reduce pain, lesson joint and organ damage, and improve overall patient outcomes Integrates pathophysiology with clinical management 75 high-yield questions and answers drawn from Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine Self-Assessment and Board Review, 18e Content updates and new developments since the publication of Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, 18e 24 chapters written by physicians who are recognized experts in the field of rheumatology Helpful appendix of laboratory values of clinical importance

Harrison's Neurology in Clinical Medicine, 4th Edition


Author: Stephen Hauser,S. Andrew Josephson
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
ISBN: 9781259835865
Category: Medical
Page: 944
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Neurology – as only Harrison’s can cover it Featuring a superb compilation of chapters related to neurology derived from Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, Nineteenth Edition (including content from the acclaimed Harrison’s DVD, now available here in print), this concise, full-color clinical companion delivers the latest knowledge in the field backed by the scientific rigor and authority that have defined Harrison’s. You will find 66 chapters from more than 90 renowned editors and contributors in a carry-anywhere presentation that is ideal for the classroom, clinic, ward, or exam/certification preparation. Features: • High-yield board review questions make this text ideal for keeping current and preparing for the boards • Current, complete coverage of clinically important topics in neurology, including Clinical Manifestations of Neurologic Diseases, Diseases of the Nervous System, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Psychiatric Disorders, and Alcoholism and Drug Dependency • Extensively updated to highlight recent advances in the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of neurologic and psychiatric disorders; expanded coverage of neurodegenerative diseases; extensively revised chapter on cerebrovascular diseases; the latest breakthroughs in sleep disorders and migraine • Integration of pathophysiology with clinical management • Enhanced by numerous neuroimaging figures throughout the text and an expanded atlas of neuroimaging findings • Handy appendix of Laboratory Values of Clinical Importance

Harrison's Cardiovascular Medicine 3/E


Author: Joseph Loscalzo
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 1259835758
Category: Medical
Page: N.A
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Cardiovascular Medicine – with all the authority of Harrison’s Featuring a superb compilation of chapters related to cardiovascular medicine derived from Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, Nineteenth Edition (including content from the acclaimed Harrison’s DVD), this concise, full-color clinical companion delivers the latest knowledge in the field backed by the scientific rigor and authority that have defined Harrison’s. You will find 53 chapters from 58 renowned editors and contributors in a carry-anywhere presentation that is ideal for the classroom, clinic, ward, or exam/certification preparation. Features: • Current, complete coverage of essential cardiovascular medicine topics, including Diagnosis of Cardiovascular Disorders, Heart Rhythm Disturbances, Disorders of the Heart, and Disorders of the Vasculature • An important opening section “Introduction to Cardiovascular Disorders” provides a systems overview, beginning with the basic biology of the cardiovascular system, followed by epidemiology of cardiovascular systems, and approach to the patient • Integration of pathophysiology with clinical management • High-yield board review questions make this text ideal for keeping current and preparing for the boards • Helpful appendix of laboratory values of clinical importance

Harrison's Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine


Author: Joseph Loscalzo
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071663380
Category: Medical
Page: 592
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Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine--with all the authority of HARRISON'S Featuring the chapters on pulmonary and critical care medicine that appear in Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17e, this compact clinical companion delivers the latest knowledge in the field, backed by the scientific rigor and reliability that have defined Harrison's. Inside you'll find coverage that reflects the expertise of renowned editors and contributors--presented in a carry-anywhere format that makes it ideal for the classroom, the wards, or exam/certification preparation. Features: Current, complete coverage of need-to-know pulmonary and critical care medicine topics, including diagnosis of respiratory disorders, diseases of the respiratory system, and common critical illnesses and syndromes Integration of pathophysiology with clinical management topics in each of the disease-oriented topics 114 high-yield questions and answers drawn from Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine Self-Assessment and Board Review, 17e A complete chapter in print form from the acclaimed Harrison's DVD 45 chapters written by physicians who have made seminal contributions to the body of knowledge in their areas of expertise References updated since the publication of Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17e Helpful appendix of laboratory values of clinical importance The Harrison's specialty series is written by the world-renowned author team who brought you Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine 17e: Anthony S. Fauci, MD Eugene Braunwald, MD Dennis L. Kasper, MD Stephen L. Hauser, MD Dan L. Longo, MD J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD Joseph Loscalzo, MD, PhD

Medicine MCQs for Medical Professionals


Author: Ajay Mathur
Publisher: Jaypee Brothers,Medical Publishers Pvt. Limited
ISBN: 9789386261502
Category: Medical
Page: 1028
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Rheumatology Board Review


Author: Karen Law
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118475844
Category: Medical
Page: 224
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The field encompassed by rheumatology has evolved rapidly over the last decade to include multiple immune-modulating and biologic medications, new classification criteria, significant updates on bone metabolism, and completely new paradigms of treatment based on groundbreaking studies published within the last 5 years. Although much has been adopted as standard of care based on new data, most textbooks do not reflect these practice changes. Rheumatology Board Review highlights the latest advances in the field and new standards of care, including references to current citations in the medical literature. It provides international standards and guidelines and is designed to convey a maximum amount of information quickly and efficiently, with many helpful schematics, radiographs, and tables. Rheumatology Board Review offers chapter coverage of: • Non-inflammatory joint and soft tissue disorders • Selected topics in rheumatoid arthritis • Selected topics in systemic lupus erythematosus • Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome • IgG4-related disease • Myopathies • Selected topics in pediatric rheumatology • HIV and rheumatic diseases • Miscellaneous arthropathies • Osteoporosis • Review of musculoskeletal radiology • Study design, measurement, and basic statistical analysis • Update on vasculitis Rheumatology Board Review is a must-have reference for rheumatology fellows and professionals seeking a concise yet thorough review of state-of-the-art rheumatology.

Harrison's Nephrology and Acid-Base Disorders, 2e


Author: J. Larry Jameson,Joseph Loscalzo
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071814973
Category: Medical
Page: 336
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Nephrology and Acid-Base Disorders – as only Harrison’s can cover it Featuring a superb compilation of chapters related to kidney function that appear in Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, Eighteenth Edition, this concise, full-color clinical companion delivers the latest knowledge in the field backed by the scientific rigor and authority that have defined Harrison’s. You will find content from renowned editors and contributors in a carry-anywhere presentation that is ideal for the classroom, clinic, ward, or exam/certification preparation. Features Sections that reflect the scope of nephrology: Introduction to the Renal System; Alterations of Renal Function and Electrolytes; Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Renal Failure; Glomerular and Tubular Disorders; Renal Vascular Disease; Urinary Tract Infections and Obstruction; and Cancer of the Kidney and Urinary Tract Complete coverage of a broad spectrum of topics, including acid-base and electrolyte disorders, vascular injury to the kidney, and specific diseases of the kidney Integration of pathophysiology with clinical management 41 high-yield questions and answers drawn from Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine Self-Assessment and Board Review, 18e Content updates and new developments since the publication of Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, 18e 22 chapters written by physicians who are recognized experts in the field of nephrology and acid-base disorders Helpful appendix of laboratory values of clinical importance

Harrison's Infectious Diseases, Third Edition


Author: Dennis L. Kasper,Anthony S. Fauci
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
ISBN: 9781259835971
Category: Medical
Page: 1328
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Infectious Diseases – as only Harrison’s can cover them Featuring a superb compilation of chapters related to infectious diseases derived from Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, Nineteenth Edition (including content from the acclaimed Harrison’s DVD, now available here in print), this concise, full-color clinical companion delivers the latest knowledge in the field backed by the scientific rigor and authority that have defined Harrison’s. You will find 137 chapters from more than 190 renowned editors and contributors in a carry-anywhere presentation that is ideal for the classroom, clinic, ward, or exam/certification preparation. Features: • Current, complete coverage of need-to-know topics, including infections in organ systems, bacterial infections, viral infections, prion diseases, fungal infections, and protozoal infections • Addresses underlying epidemiologic, pathophysiologic, and genetic factors • Integration of pathophysiology with clinical management • Includes special update on Zika virus etiology, clinical manifestations, and complications • The chapter on HIV infections and AIDS by Anthony Fauci and Dr. H. Clifford Lane is widely considered to be a classic in the field • Two chapters comprise atlases of images that will prove invaluable in clinical assessments • High-yield board review questions make this text ideal for keeping current and preparing for the boards • Helpful appendix of laboratory values of clinical importance

Examination Paediatrics


Author: Wayne Harris
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0729579409
Category: Medical
Page: 626
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A practical study guide to help candidates pass clinical examinations in paediatrics, particularly at postgraduate level Examination Paediatrics, 4th Edition is written for candidates preparing for the Fellowship Examination of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP). This includes both Australian and New Zealand candidates as well as candidates taking the Australian examination in other countries. This invaluable paediatric study guide is also aimed at candidates preparing for the Membership Examination for the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (UK) (Part II) (MRCPCH). Additionally, Examination Paediatrics will be a useful medical reference for all undergraduate and postgraduate students preparing for any paediatric exam with a clinical component – including those with an OSCE format. The new sections and expanded text in this fourth edition will assist General Practitioners, paediatric residents, house officers, registrars and doctors sitting the Australian Medical Council examination. Examination Paediatrics, 4th Edition contains ample information on history-taking, examination procedure, relevant investigations, memory aids, lists and mnemonics, and management for the majority of chronic paediatric clinical problems seen in hospital-based practice. This new edition retains a key feature popular in previous editions of Examination Paediatrics – a detailed explanation of the attitudinal skills, body language, and motivation necessary to complete clinical examinations successfully. • discussion of new mini CEX (Clinical Evaluation Exercises) and new short case introduction • expanded cardiology, endocrinology and neurology sections with new diagrams • a new section on Williams syndrome • expanded sections on Marfan syndrome and Noonan syndrome • a new long case on obstructive sleep apnoea • a new short case on virilisation

Harrison's Hematology and Oncology, 3E


Author: Dan Longo
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 1259835820
Category: Medical
Page: N.A
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Hematology and Oncology – backed by the unmatched authority of Harrison’s Featuring a superb compilation of chapters related to hematology and oncology derived from Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, Nineteenth Edition (including content from the acclaimed Harrison’s DVD, now available here in print), this concise, full-color clinical companion delivers the latest knowledge in the field backed by the scientific rigor and authority that have defined Harrison’s. You will find 57 chapters from more than 75 renowned editors and contributors in a carry-anywhere presentation that is ideal for the classroom, clinic, ward, or exam/certification preparation. Features: • Each chapter contains relevant information on the genetics, cell biology, pathophysiology, and treatment of specific disease entities • Chapters on hematopoiesis, cancer cell biology, and cancer prevention reflect the rapidly growing knowledge in these areas • Integration of pathophysiology with clinical management • High-yield board review questions make this text ideal for keeping current or preparing for the boards • Valuable appendix of laboratory values of clinical importance

Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Rheumatology, Third Edition


Author: John Imboden,David Hellmann,John Stone
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071638067
Category: Medical
Page: 600
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The most up-to-date and readily accessible rheumatology resource available The third edition of this trusted quick-reference guide has everything you need to keep pace with this fast-moving field—presented in the acclaimed CURRENT format. A practical reference for primary care providers, the book simplifies the treatment of difficult-to-manage rheumatologic diseases and disorders, such as arthritis, lupus, and sarcoidosis. Features NEW full-color photographs NEW chapters on clinical genetics, drug-induced syndromes, and metabolic myopathies Straightforward, expert coverage of the entire range of rheumatology disorders Full explanations of common and major disorders in clinical immunology Concise chapters geared to the needs of trainees and clinicians First section that addresses common but difficult-to-diagnose rheumatologic complaints—and delivers key “approach to the patient” strategies

Harrison's Endocrinology, 3E


Author: J. Larry Jameson
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071814876
Category: Medical
Page: 560
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Endocrinology – as only HARRISON’S can cover it Featuring a superb compilation of chapters on endocrinology that appear in Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, Eighteenth Edition, this concise, full-color clinical companion delivers the latest knowledge in the field backed by the scientific rigor and authority that have defined Harrison’s. You will find content from renowned editors and contributors in a carry-anywhere presentation that is ideal for the classroom, clinic, ward, or exam/certification preparation. Features An organization that reflects the physiologic roots of endocrinology: Pituitary, Thyroid, and Adrenal Disorders; Reproductive Endocrinology; Diabetes Mellitus, Obesity, Lipoprotein Metabolism; Disorders Affecting Multiple Endocrine Systems; and Disorders of Bone and Calcium Metabolism An important introduction that uses numerous examples of translational research to link genetics, cell biology, and physiology with pathophysiology and treatment Integration of pathophysiology with clinical management 108 high-yield questions and answers drawn from Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine Self-Assessment and Board Review, 18e Updates and new developments since the publication of Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, 18e 29 chapters written by physicians who are recognized experts in the field of endocrinology Helpful appendix of laboratory values of clinical importance

Fam's Musculoskeletal Examination and Joint Injection Techniques


Author: George V. Lawry
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 032306504X
Category: HEALTH & FITNESS
Page: 134
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Rev. ed. of: Musculoskeletal examination and joint injections techniques / Adel G. Fam, George V. Lawry, Hans J. Kreder. c2006.

Harrison's Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 3rd Edition


Author: Dennis L. Kasper,Anthony S. Fauci,Stephen Hauser,Dan Longo,J. Larry Jameson,Joseph Loscalzo
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 1259835855
Category: Medical
Page: N.A
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Gastroenterology and Hepatology – with all the authority of Harrison’s Featuring a superb compilation of chapters related to gastroenterology and hepatology derived from Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, Nineteenth Edition (including content from the acclaimed Harrison’s DVD, now available here in print), this concise, full-color clinical companion delivers the latest knowledge in the field backed by the scientific rigor and authority that have defined Harrison’s. You will find 63 chapters from more than 80 renowned editors and contributors in a carry-anywhere presentation that is ideal for the classroom, clinic, ward, or exam/certification preparation. FEATURES • Coverage includes: cardinal manifestations of disease, evaluation of the patient, disorders of the alimentary tract, infections of the alimentary tract, disorders of the liver and biliary tree, liver transplantation, disorders of the pancreas, neoplastic diseases of the gastrointestinal system, nutrition, and obesity and eating disorders • Reflects the most current advances in genetics, cell biology, pathophysiology, and treatment • Integration of pathophysiology with clinical management • High-yield board review questions make this text ideal for keeping current and preparing for the boards • Helpful appendix of laboratory values of clinical importance

Oxford Textbook of Rheumatology


Author: Richard A. Watts,Philip G. Conaghan,Christopher Denton,Helen Foster,John Isaacs,Ulf Müller-Ladner
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191081183
Category: Medical
Page: 1552
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The field of rheumatology has undergone numerous exciting advances in recent years, especially the development of biological drugs with novel targets, made possible by rapid advances in the basic science of musculoskeletal diseases together with improved imaging techniques. This thoroughly revised fourth edition of the Oxford Textbook of Rheumatology reflects the changing face of the specialty and the many recent advances in the science, treatment, andunderstanding of rheumatic diseases. The focus of this comprehensive reference work is the presentation and management of rheumatic conditions at all ages. Where relevant, treatment approaches are evidence-based and cross-referenced to national and international guidelines. Each clinical chapter provides up-to-date treatment advice illustrated with clinical vignettes as appropriate, and the authors consistently emphasize the overlap of rheumatology with other disciplines. With full colour illustrations throughout and acomplementary online version, the Oxford Textbook of Rheumatology, Fourth Edition is an essential reference for all trainees and specialists in the field.

Imaging in Rheumatology

A Clinical Approach
Author: Adam Greenspan,M. Eric Gershwin
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1496367650
Category: Medical
Page: 464
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Imaging in Rheumatology: A Clinical Approach is ideal for radiologists and rheumatologists—as well as orthopedic surgeons and others interested in applying imaging to rheumatologic diseases—and stresses conventional radiography as the most effective imaging assessment technique to help diagnose various diseases and conditions. Greenspan and Gershwin—a radiologist and rheumatologist, respectively—focus on practical, everyday use, so you can apply knowledge you learn in any clinical setting.

The Blackwell Companion to Social Work


Author: Martin Davies
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118451775
Category: Political Science
Page: 544
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Fully revised and restructured, this fresh edition offers students and trainee social workers an incisive and authoritative introduction to the subject. As well as entirely new sections on theory and practice, the expert contributions which have shaped the companion’s leading reputation have been updated and now include innovative standalone essays on social work theory. Comprehensively reworked new edition comprising six substantive sections covering essential topics for trainee social workers – in effect, six books in one Includes an extensive introduction and chapters by leading experts on the focus and purpose of social work Provides a unified textbook for trainees and an invaluable professional reference volume Features a wealth of new material on theory and practice alongside detailed expositions of the social and psychological framework, stages in the human life cycle, and the objectives and core components of social work Each chapter lists five key points to remember, questions for discussion, and recommendations for further reading

Designing Clinical Research


Author: Stephen B. Hulley,Steven R. Cummings,Warren S. Browner,Deborah G. Grady,Thomas B. Newman
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1469840545
Category: Medical
Page: 378
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Designing Clinical Research sets the standard for providing a practical guide to planning, tabulating, formulating, and implementing clinical research, with an easy-to-read, uncomplicated presentation. This product incorporates current research methodology--including molecular and genetic clinical research--and offers an updated syllabus for conducting a clinical research workshop. Emphasis is on common sense as the main ingredient of good science. The book explains how to choose well-focused research questions and details the steps through all the elements of study design, data collection, quality assurance, and basic grant-writing.

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Medical Specialty, Third Edition


Author: Brian Freeman
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071790284
Category: Medical
Page: 504
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You owe it to yourself to read this book before you choose a medical specialty! The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Medical Specialty, 3rd edition delivers a well-researched, insider’s look at the complex issues medical students face when choosing a medical specialty. Supported by first-hand knowledge, useful facts and statistics – plus the author’s personal experience and gut-level reports from current residents -- this unique guide provides everything necessary to compare specialties and make a confident decision. The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Medical Specialty, 3rd edition is divided into two sections: Part 1 Planning Your Medical Career delves into the main issues surrounding the choice of your medical specialty. These twelve chapters provide everything you need to begin making this major decision – from how to research each specialty to how to apply for residency. Part 2 Specialty Profiles features chapters devoted to each of the 20 major specialties. It provides important information such as the latest salary information, employment data, and match statistics. Features: An “insider’s look” at different areas of medicine -- with specialty chapters written by physicians just out of residency training Candid and revealing descriptions of each specialty Profiles of the major specialties, including those to which you may have had little exposure, such as radiation oncology A concise, up-to-date guide to the residency application and matching process A chapter with valuable advice to help you maximize your success in obtaining a residency position in each field Updated to include alternative career paths for MDs, such as laboratory science, the military, MD/MBA, and MD/JD

Fitness for Work

The Medical Aspects
Author: Keith T Palmer,Ian Brown,John Hobson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199643245
Category: Law
Page: 714
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The fifth edition of this established book provides comprehensive and practical guidance on the effects of medical conditions on employment and working capability. Every significant medical problem is covered, including sickness absence, health promotion, and fitness for work and cancer. Legal and ethical aspects are also addressed.