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Errol Reiss Fundamental Medical Mycology Errol Reiss Fundamental Medical Mycology Новинка

Errol Reiss Fundamental Medical Mycology

8769.51 руб.
Medical mycology deals with those infections in humans, and animals resulting from pathogenic fungi. As a separate discipline, the concepts, methods, diagnosis, and treatment of fungal diseases of humans are specific. Incorporating the very latest information concerning this area of vital interest to research and clinical microbiologists,Fundamental Medical Mycology balances clinical and laboratory knowledge to provide clinical laboratory scientists, medical students, interns, residents, and fellows with in-depth coverage of each fungal disease and its etiologic agents from both the laboratory and clinical perspective. Richly illustrated throughout, the book includes numerous case presentations.
Okechukwu Ekenna Cases in Clinical Infectious Disease Practice Okechukwu Ekenna Cases in Clinical Infectious Disease Practice Новинка

Okechukwu Ekenna Cases in Clinical Infectious Disease Practice

11244.69 руб.
In the era of cost cutting and lack of adequate health insurance for many patients, clinical skills and time spent with patients are not adequately compensated. Yet, these dwindling and underpaid skills – good history taking, observation of and listening to patients, and physical examination of patients – remain very essential to making and reaching a complete and accurate diagnosis. Expensive laboratory and imaging diagnostics while very relevant, should not replace these age-old skills that have served to enhance and maintain the doctor-patient relationship and human connection, a connection that is often necessary for healing. Cases in Clinical Infectious Disease Practice uses case studies to illustrate how the infectious disease clinician processes and integrates data to arrive at a diagnosis. This type of hands-on approach, invaluable in training programs, is utilized to take the reader through initial patient encounter, through the history and physical examination, to simple laboratory findings and stains, to a final diagnosis, in a way that is easily accessible to clinicians, students, and laboratory personnel working with clinical specimens. Appeals to practitioners of all levels, with focus on patients with common problems or complications of common infections without heavy technical language Emphasizes basic clinical skills including history taking, observation, epidemiology, and physical exam, as well as simple laboratory tests, explaining how they lead to a reasonable diagnosis Presents cases seen first-hand within the community setting, reflective of cases or situations a resident or student is likely to encounter in the real world after training Cases in Clinical Infectious Disease Practice is an essential resource for clinicians, graduate and medical school students, and others conducting medical and clinical microbiology or infectious disease research on real patients.
Sarah Pitt Jane Clinical Microbiology for Diagnostic Laboratory Scientists Sarah Pitt Jane Clinical Microbiology for Diagnostic Laboratory Scientists Новинка

Sarah Pitt Jane Clinical Microbiology for Diagnostic Laboratory Scientists

7495.27 руб.
A modern, evaluative, and integrative approach to diagnostic microbiology encouraging problem-solving in the clinical laboratory context through the use of examples to illustrate clinical and diagnostic issues Clinical Microbiology for Diagnostic Laboratory Scientists is designed to encourage readers to develop a way of thinking that can be applied to any diagnostic scenario in microbiology. Through consideration of a selected range of infections caused by pathogenic bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa, and helminths, the book encourages readers to explore connections between the available information about clinical symptoms, pathogenesis of infections, and the approaches used in laboratory diagnosis, in order to develop new insights. The book begins with an introductory chapter that outlines the scope of clinical diagnostic microbiology and the key areas for the laboratory scientist to be aware of. The subsequent six chapters review a type of infection in depth, using particular pathogenic microorganisms to illustrate salient points. At the end of each chapter there are three exercises related to management of a diagnostic service and assessing the suitability of test methods to specific contexts. There are no right or wrong answers to these, but the reader can discuss them with their laboratory colleagues or university tutor. Makes extensive use of published research in the form of journal articles, publically available epidemiological data, professional guidelines, and specialist websites Stimulates the reader in critical appraisal of published evidence and encourages problem-solving in the laboratory Outlines the scope of clinical diagnostic microbiology and the key areas for the laboratory scientist to be aware of Considers topics relevant to professional scientists working in the area of diagnostic microbiology Clinical Microbiology for Diagnostic Laboratory Scientists is ideal for post graduate scientists intending to pursue careers in diagnostic clinical microbiology and for biomedical scientists, clinical scientists, and full time students studying for upper level qualifications in biomedical science, microbiology, or virology.
Kenneth Latimer S. Duncan and Prasse's Veterinary Laboratory Medicine. Clinical Pathology Kenneth Latimer S. Duncan and Prasse's Veterinary Laboratory Medicine. Clinical Pathology Новинка

Kenneth Latimer S. Duncan and Prasse's Veterinary Laboratory Medicine. Clinical Pathology

6689.38 руб.
Now in full color throughout, Duncan and Prasse’s Veterinary Laboratory Medicine: Clinical Pathology, Fifth Edition offers a comprehensive overview of hematology, hemostasis, clinical chemistry, urinalysis, cytology, and reference intervals in a highly accessible outline format. With information on all major domestic species, the text is designed for the reader to quickly find answers to clinical questions. Taking a problem-solving approach to the interpretation of laboratory data, this book includes clinical cases to illustrate the concepts of laboratory data interpretation, with tables and key words to aid readers in locating and applying information. The fifth edition has been fully revised to reflect the latest knowledge, diagnostic methods, and practices in veterinary laboratory medicine. A companion website provides the images in PowerPoint and references linked to PubMed at www.wiley.com/go/latimer. Duncan and Prasse’s Veterinary Laboratory Medicine is an excellent quick reference for practicing veterinarians, veterinary students, clinical interns and residents, and pathology residents.
Nicola Pusterla Interpretation of Equine Laboratory Diagnostics Nicola Pusterla Interpretation of Equine Laboratory Diagnostics Новинка

Nicola Pusterla Interpretation of Equine Laboratory Diagnostics

9372.83 руб.
Interpretation of Equine Laboratory Diagnostics offers a comprehensive approach to equine laboratory diagnostics, including hematology, clinical chemistry, serology, body fluid analysis, microbiology, clinical parasitology, endocrinology, immunology, and molecular diagnostics. Offers a practical resource for the accurate interpretation of laboratory results, with examples showing real-world applicationsCovers hematology, clinical chemistry, serology, body fluid analysis, microbiology, clinical parasitology, endocrinology, immunology, and molecular diagnosticsIntroduces the underlying principles of laboratory diagnosticsProvides clinically oriented guidance on performing and interpreting laboratory testsPresents a complete reference to establish and new diagnostic proceduresOffers a practical resource for the accurate interpretation of laboratory results, with examples showing real-world applications Covers hematology, clinical chemistry, serology, body fluid analysis, microbiology, clinical parasitology, endocrinology, immunology, and molecular diagnostics Introduces the underlying principles of laboratory diagnostics Provides clinically oriented guidance on performing and interpreting laboratory tests Presents a complete reference to established and new diagnostic procedures
Raquel Walton M. Equine Clinical Pathology Raquel Walton M. Equine Clinical Pathology Новинка

Raquel Walton M. Equine Clinical Pathology

10345.57 руб.
Equine Clinical Pathology is the first complete resource for hematology and clinical chemistry in horses. Encompassing the basic principles and advanced interpretation, the book’s single-species approach to pathology allows for focused coverage of the unique disease characteristics of equids. Equine Clinical Pathology is equally useful for anyone using clinical pathology as a diagnostic tool, from beginning student to experienced specialist. The heart of the book is organized by body system, making it easy to find and apply information. Chapters cover general laboratory medicine, including instruments and techniques, hematology, and proteins as well as specific organs, such as the kidney and liver. Equine Clinical Pathology is a useful bench-side reference for anyone involved in laboratory medicine for the horse.
Jarecki Alfred Atlas of Comparative Diagnostic and Experimental Hematology Jarecki Alfred Atlas of Comparative Diagnostic and Experimental Hematology Новинка

Jarecki Alfred Atlas of Comparative Diagnostic and Experimental Hematology

8945.33 руб.
A vital resource on blood and bone marrow cell morphology in laboratory animal medicine. This fully revised new edition is an essential reference for clinical pathologists in diagnostic laboratories, and medical or veterinary research. The atlas contains over 400 color images of cells from the peripheral blood and bone marrow from a variety of animals encountered in laboratory animal medicine, in health and disease. Key features: New chapter on flow cytometry and its application in terms of routine analyses as a means of identifying abnormalities in cell marker expression, which is of particular relevance for pre-clinical safety assessment Covers the most recent developments in laboratory animal hematology, including parameters measured by the latest generation of analyzers Coverage of a wide range of laboratory animal species, as well as those used in clinical veterinary trials Photomicrographs present normal and abnormal blood cells from a variety of hematological conditions along with descriptive text
Steve Kitchen Quality in Laboratory Hemostasis and Thrombosis Steve Kitchen Quality in Laboratory Hemostasis and Thrombosis Новинка

Steve Kitchen Quality in Laboratory Hemostasis and Thrombosis

10798.6 руб.
Quality in Laboratory Hemostasis and Thrombosis Second Edition Edited by Steve Kitchen, Clinical Scientist, Sheffield Haemophilia and Thrombosis Centre, Royal Hallamshire Hospital and Scientific Director, UK National External Quality Assessment Scheme (FQAS) for Blood Coagulation, Scientific Director, WHO and WFH International External Quality Assessment Programs for Blood Coagulation, Sheffield, UK John D Olson, Professor and Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Sciences Centre, San Antonio, Texas, USA F. Eric Preston, Emeritus Professsor of Haematology, University of Sheffield and Director, WHO and WFH International External Quality Assessment Programs for Blood Coagulations, Sheffield, UK The hemostasis laboratory has a vital role in the diagnosis and management of patients with familial and acquired hemorrhagic and thrombotic disorders. Rapid changes in the number and complexity of tests in this discipline have presented challenges for laboratories, as they develop quality programs for the oversight of this testing. Quality in Laboratory Hemostasis and Thrombosis has been completely revised and updated to reflect the changing process of managing quality. The second edition provides information on all aspects of testing, from pre-analytic to analytic and result reporting, in addition to external quality assurance. Chapters throughout the book include the development of global guidelines for methods, as well as the preparation of international standard plasmas and reagents. Designed to capture the elements of quality at all levels of the practice of laboratory hemostasis and thrombosis, this book will guide the reader through the development of a quality program to support all activities in the hemostasis laboratory, both simple and complex. Titles of related interest Lee: Textbook of Hemophilia, 2e (2010) ISBN 9781405169141 Federici: Von Willebrand Disease: Basic and Clinical Aspects, 1e (2011) ISBN 9781405195126 Ma: Hemophilia and Hemostasis: A Case Based Approach to Management, 2e (2012) ISBN 9780470659762
Baigildina Asiya Akhmetovna, Davydov Vadim Vyacheslavovich Laboratory Manual on Biological Chemistry. Руководство Baigildina Asiya Akhmetovna, Davydov Vadim Vyacheslavovich Laboratory Manual on Biological Chemistry. Руководство Новинка

Baigildina Asiya Akhmetovna, Davydov Vadim Vyacheslavovich Laboratory Manual on Biological Chemistry. Руководство

1497 руб.
The laboratory manual has been written according to the approved curriculum in biological chemistry for students specializing in Medicine. It contains questions for preparing to laboratory and seminar lessons, and description of laboratory tests as well as tests for control knowledge which can be used by students for profound learning of biochemistry.
Susan VandeWoude Harkness and Wagner's Biology and Medicine of Rabbits and Rodents Susan VandeWoude Harkness and Wagner's Biology and Medicine of Rabbits and Rodents Новинка

Susan VandeWoude Harkness and Wagner's Biology and Medicine of Rabbits and Rodents

7648.24 руб.
Harkness and Wagner's Biology and Medicine of Rabbits and Rodents, Fifth Edition is a practical reference in small mammal husbandry and health, encompassing the fields of laboratory animal medicine and pet practice. Part of ACLAM's series of laboratory animal books, this text offers concise but complete coverage on rabbits and the most common rodent species, with an emphasis on biology, clinical procedures, clinical signs, and diseases and conditions. By providing useful, accessible assessment and diagnostic information, Harkness and Wagner's Biology and Medicine of Rabbits and Rodents aids the practitioner in diagnosing and treating conditions in small mammals.
Bruce Grahn Histologic Basis of Ocular Disease in Animals Bruce Grahn Histologic Basis of Ocular Disease in Animals Новинка

Bruce Grahn Histologic Basis of Ocular Disease in Animals

19447.12 руб.
Histologic Basis of Ocular Disease in Animals is a comprehensive reference covering pathology of the eye in a spectrum of animal species, including domestic animals, fish, birds, and laboratory animals. Offers a comprehensive resource on diseases and conditions of the eye and orbit in a wide range of species Covers domestic animals, fish, birds, and laboratory animals Presents more than 1200 high-quality images carefully selected to illustrate the ocular conditions covered Emphasizes unique pathological responses where necessary
Stephen Barthold W. Pathology of Laboratory Rodents and Rabbits Stephen Barthold W. Pathology of Laboratory Rodents and Rabbits Новинка

Stephen Barthold W. Pathology of Laboratory Rodents and Rabbits

11247.53 руб.
Now in its fourth edition, Pathology of Laboratory Rodents and Rabbits has become a standard text for veterinary pathologists, laboratory animal veterinarians, students, and others interested in these species. • The standard reference on the pathogenesis and cardinal diagnostic features of diseases of mice, rats, hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs, and rabbits • Expanded coverage of rabbit disease, normal anatomic features, and biology • Over 450 color photographs illustrating gross and microscopic pathology • Companion website offering images from the text in PowerPoint
Karen Hrapkiewicz Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine. An Introduction Karen Hrapkiewicz Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine. An Introduction Новинка

Karen Hrapkiewicz Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine. An Introduction

4798.82 руб.
Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine: An Introduction, Fourth Edition offers a user-friendly guide to the unique anatomy and physiology, care, common diseases, and treatment of small mammals and nonhuman primates. Carefully designed for ease of use, the book includes tip boxes, images, and review questions to aid in comprehension and learning. The Fourth Edition adds new information on transgenic mice, drug dosages, techniques, and environmental enrichment, making the book a comprehensive working manual for the care and maintenance of common laboratory animals. The book includes information on topics ranging from genetics and behavior to husbandry and techniques in mice, rats, gerbils, hamsters, guinea pigs, chinchillas, rabbits, ferrets, and nonhuman primates. A companion website provides editable review questions and answers, instructional PowerPoints, and additional images not found in the book. Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine is an invaluable resource for practicing veterinarians, veterinary students, veterinary technicians, and research scientists.
Helen Griffiths Coeliac Disease. Nursing Care and Management Helen Griffiths Coeliac Disease. Nursing Care and Management Новинка

Helen Griffiths Coeliac Disease. Nursing Care and Management

5098.35 руб.
Coeliac Disease: Nursing Care and Management provides nurses with the knowledge and evidence base to understand the impact of the diagnosis of Coeliac disease, and examine the long term treatment and management of the condition. The authors take the reader through an investigative journey from the history of the disease through its pathology, characteristics, diagnosis, treatment and management. Clinical case studies bring to life both the physical and psychosocial aspects of care of patients making this an ideal text for clinical nurse specialists, Gastroenterology nurses and Endoscopy nurses.
Tal Geva Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease. From Fetus to Adult Tal Geva Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease. From Fetus to Adult Новинка

Tal Geva Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease. From Fetus to Adult

27896.5 руб.
Echocardiography is essential in the practice of pediatric cardiology. A clinical pediatric cardiologist is expected to be adept at the non-invasive diagnosis of congenital heart disease and those who plan to specialize in echocardiography will need to have knowledge of advanced techniques. Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease addresses the needs of trainees and practitioners in this field, filling a void caused by the lack of material in this fast-growing area. This new title comprehensively covers the echocardiographic assessment of congenital heart disease, from the fetus to the adult, plus acquired heart disease in children. Topics covered include: ultrasound physics laboratory set-up a protocol for a standard pediatric echocardiogram quantitative methods of echocardiographic evaluation, including assessment of diastolic function in depth coverage of congenital cardiovascular malformations acquired pediatric heart disease topics of special interest, such as 3D echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography, and fetal echocardiography The approach of this book is a major advancement for educational materials in the field of pediatric cardiology, and greatly enhances the experience for the reader. An accompanying DVD with moving images of the subjects covered in the textbook will further enhance the learning experience.
Helen Griffiths Coeliac Disease. Nursing Care and Management Helen Griffiths Coeliac Disease. Nursing Care and Management Новинка

Helen Griffiths Coeliac Disease. Nursing Care and Management

5289.15 руб.
Coeliac Disease: Nursing Care and Management provides nurses with the knowledge and evidence base to understand the impact of the diagnosis of Coeliac disease, and examine the long term treatment and management of the condition. The authors take the reader through an investigative journey from the history of the disease through its pathology, characteristics, diagnosis, treatment and management. Clinical case studies bring to life both the physical and psychosocial aspects of care of patients making this an ideal text for clinical nurse specialists, Gastroenterology nurses and Endoscopy nurses.
Lynelle Johnson R. Clinical Canine and Feline Respiratory Medicine Lynelle Johnson R. Clinical Canine and Feline Respiratory Medicine Новинка

Lynelle Johnson R. Clinical Canine and Feline Respiratory Medicine

9023.12 руб.
Clinical Canine and Feline Respiratory Medicine provides reliable information on the diagnosis and management of respiratory disease in a user-friendly format. With an emphasis on the features of the history and physical examination that aid in efficient diagnostic planning, the book is an accessible, readable resource for optimizing treatment of patients with diseases of the respiratory tract. Offering comprehensive, accessible coverage of respiratory disorders, Clinical Canine and Feline Respiratory Medicine is a useful practice guide and study aid for general practitioners and veterinary students. Beginning with introductory chapters on the localization of disease, diagnostics, and therapeutics, the heart of the book focuses on the full range of respiratory diseases, including nasal disorders, diseases of airways, parenchymal diseases, pleural and mediastinal diseases, and vascular disorders. Each chapter takes a common format with diseases subdivided by etiology into structural, infectious, inflammatory, and neoplastic disorders. Clinical Canine and Feline Respiratory Medicine is a useful tool for students and practitioners engaged in studying, diagnosing, and treating respiratory disease.
Hamid Shafie R. Clinical and Laboratory Manual of Dental Implant Abutments Hamid Shafie R. Clinical and Laboratory Manual of Dental Implant Abutments Новинка

Hamid Shafie R. Clinical and Laboratory Manual of Dental Implant Abutments

9673.06 руб.
To fulfill the vision for his latest book, Dr. Hamid Shafie compiled technical information from a vast variety of sources, including implant manufacturers and designers, master dental technicians, implant researchers, and expert clinicians leading the field of implant dentistry worldwide. He and his expert contributors meticulously assembled each chapter to include only the most relevant and up-to-date content and procedures in a concise and simple format. Dr. Shafie follows the same easy-to-read, easy-to-understand format as his best-selling textbook Clinical and Laboratory Manual of Implant Overdentures.Starting with the material science behind implant abutments, the text then describes all of the relevant abutment solutions, providing a step-by-step guide to design and manufacturing of the CAD/CAM abutments and explaining how to adjust prefabricated abutments and one-piece titanium and zirconia implants. In addition to offering the ultimate procedural guide for clinical and laboratory preparation of dental implant abutments, this textbook is filled with useful tips on clinical practice management such as sterilization, instrumentation and trouble-shooting related to implant abutments. Clinical and Laboratory Manual of Dental Implant Abutmentsis the only text devoted exclusively to an in-depth look at implant abutments. Every dental implant clinician, technician, student, and implant industry insider needs this vital work in their library.
Susan Zneimer Mahler Cytogenetic Laboratory Management. Chromosomal, FISH and Microarray-Based Best Practices and Procedures Susan Zneimer Mahler Cytogenetic Laboratory Management. Chromosomal, FISH and Microarray-Based Best Practices and Procedures Новинка

Susan Zneimer Mahler Cytogenetic Laboratory Management. Chromosomal, FISH and Microarray-Based Best Practices and Procedures

9744.92 руб.
Cytogenetic Laboratory Management: Chromosomal, FISH and Microarray-Based Best Practices and Procedures is a practical guide that describes how to develop and implement best practice processes and procedures in the genetic laboratory setting. The text first describes good laboratory practices, including quality management, design control of tests and FDA guidelines for laboratory developed tests, and pre-clinical validation study designs. The second focus of the book describes best practices for staffing and training, including cost of testing, staffing requirements, process improvement using Six Sigma techniques, training and competency guidelines and complete training programs for cytogenetic and molecular genetic technologists. The third part of the text provides step-wise standard operating procedures for chromosomal, FISH and microarray-based tests, including pre-analytic, analytic and post-analytic steps in testing, and divided into categories by specimen type, and test-type. All three sections of the book include example worksheets, procedures, and other illustrative examples that can be downloaded from the Wiley website to be used directly without having to develop prototypes in your laboratory. Providing both a wealth of information on laboratory management and molecular and cytogenetic testing, Cytogenetic Laboratory Management will be an essential tool for laboratorians world-wide in the field of laboratory testing and genetics testing in particular. This book gives the essentials of: Developing and implementing good quality management programs in laboratories Understanding design control of tests and pre-clinical validations studies and reports FDA guidelines for laboratory developed tests Use of reagents, instruments and equipment Cost of testing assessment and process improvement using Six Sigma methodology Staffing training and competency objectives Complete training programs for molecular and cytogenetic technologists Standard operating procedures for all components of chromosomal analysis, FISH and microarray testing of different specimen types This volume is a companion to Cytogenetic Abnormalities: Chromosomal, FISH and Microarray-Based Clinical Reporting. The combined volumes give an expansive approach to performing, reporting and interpreting cytogenetic laboratory testing and the necessary management practices, staff and testing requirements.
Frank Berkowitz E. Practical Medical Microbiology for Clinicians Frank Berkowitz E. Practical Medical Microbiology for Clinicians Новинка

Frank Berkowitz E. Practical Medical Microbiology for Clinicians

12745.17 руб.
Infectious diseases constitute a major portion of illnesses worldwide, and microbiology is a main pillar of clinical infectious disease practice. Knowledge of viruses, bacteria, fungi, and parasites is integral to practice in clinical infectious disease. Practical Medical Microbiology is an invaluable reference for medical microbiology instructors. Drs. Berkowitz and Jerris are experienced teachers in the fields of infectious diseases and microbiology respectively, and provide expert insight into microorganisms that affect patients, how organisms are related to each other, and how they are isolated and identified in the microbiology laboratory. The text also is designed to provide clinicians the knowledge they need to facilitate communication with the microbiologist in their laboratory. The text takes a systematic approach to medical microbiology, describing taxonomy of human pathogens and consideration of organisms within specific taxonomic groups. The text tackles main clinical infections caused by different organisms, and supplements these descriptions with clinical case studies, in order to demonstrate the effects of various organisms. Practical Medical Microbiology is an invaluable resource for students, teachers, and researchers studying clinical microbiology, medical microbiology, infectious diseases, and virology.
Brianne Bellwood Veterinary Technician's Handbook of Laboratory Procedures Brianne Bellwood Veterinary Technician's Handbook of Laboratory Procedures Новинка

Brianne Bellwood Veterinary Technician's Handbook of Laboratory Procedures

3898.82 руб.
Veterinary Technician's Handbook of Laboratory Procedures is a quick-reference guide to conducting common laboratory tests. Carefully designed for fast access, the book covers common laboratory equipment, quality control, blood analysis, urinalysis, parasitology, and cytology. Important information is clearly and succinctly outlined for frequently used lab tests, providing step-by-step procedures, discussions of common errors, and tips and tricks, with more than 200 color images to aid in identification. A companion website offers case studies, crossword puzzles, figures from the book in PowerPoint, and additional figures not found in the printed book at www.wiley.com/go/bellwoodhandbook. Veterinary Technician's Handbook of Laboratory Procedures is an invaluable tool for finding essential information on performing a wide range of laboratory tests.
Aamir Ahmad Nutraceuticals and Natural Product Derivatives. Disease Prevention & Drug Discovery Aamir Ahmad Nutraceuticals and Natural Product Derivatives. Disease Prevention & Drug Discovery Новинка

Aamir Ahmad Nutraceuticals and Natural Product Derivatives. Disease Prevention & Drug Discovery

18665.32 руб.
Introduces readers to the growing applications of nutraceuticals and other natural product derivatives This comprehensive book presents a prophylactic and therapeutic approach to chronic disease prevention strategy by highlighting the translational potential of plant-derived dietary and non-dietary factors from epidemiological, laboratory, and clinical studies. It also shares the experiences of highly reputed experts working in the area of phytomedicine and nutraceutical agents in chemoprevention, to promote the significance of natural products and dietary factors as an elite priority for containing chronic diseases in the human population. Nutraceuticals and Natural Product Derivatives: Disease Prevention & Drug Discovery starts by examining natural food sources for the control of glycemia and the prevention of diabetic complications. It then looks at the anti-aging effects of sulfur-containing amino acids and nutraceuticals, and the potential of garcinia fruits to combat metabolic syndrome. Other topics covered include honey- and propolis-mediated regulation of protein networks in cancer cells; recent trends in drug discovery against Alzheimer’s disease; the therapeutic potential of metalloherbal nanoceuticals; and much more. Offers an alternative, natural approach to the prevention of chronic diseases Emphasizes the potential of plant-derived dietary and non-dietary factors from epidemiological, laboratory, and clinical studies Features contributions from world-renowned experts in the field of phytomedicine and nutraceutical agents in chemoprevention Includes prevention strategies in normal/risk populations through routine inclusion of specific dietary regimens and as therapeutic strategy for better management through adjuvant interventions with conventional treatment protocols Nutraceuticals and Natural Product Derivatives: Disease Prevention & Drug Discovery will appeal to graduate students and professionals in cell and molecular biology, translational research, pharmacology/drug discovery, medicinal chemistry, and clinical nutrition.
Dasgupta Amitava Pharmacogenomics in Clinical Therapeutics Dasgupta Amitava Pharmacogenomics in Clinical Therapeutics Новинка

Dasgupta Amitava Pharmacogenomics in Clinical Therapeutics

11120.23 руб.
Pharmacogenomics is the basis of personalized medicine which will be the medicine of the future. Through both reducing the numbers of adverse drug reactions and improving the use of existing drugs in targeted populations, pharmacogenomics represents a real advance on traditional therapeutic drug monitoring. Pharmacogenomics in Clinical Therapeutics provides an introduction to the principles of pharmacogenomics before addressing the pharmacogenomic aspects of key therapeutic areas such as warfarin therapy, cancer chemotherapy, therapy with immunosuppressants, antiretroviral therapy, and psychoactive drugs. It also includes methods of pharmacogenomic testing and the pharmacogenomic aspects of drug–drug interactions. From a team of expert contributors, Pharmacogenomics in Clinical Therapeutics is a comprehensive overview of the current state of pharmacogenomics in pharmacotherapy for all clinicians, pharmacologists and clinical laboratory professionals. It is also a guide for practicing clinicians and health care professionals to the basic principles of pharmacogenomics, laboratory tests currently available to aid clinicians, and the future promise of this developing field.
Amy MacNeill L. Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Techniques for Veterinary Technicians Amy MacNeill L. Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Techniques for Veterinary Technicians Новинка

Amy MacNeill L. Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Techniques for Veterinary Technicians

4123.65 руб.
Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Techniques for Veterinary Technicians provides a comprehensive reference of laboratory procedures featuring ‘how-to’ information as it pertains to small animals, horses, and cattle. An inclusive reference on laboratory procedures pertaining to small animals, horses and cattle Provides information on hematology, hemostasis, clinical chemistry, urinalysis, parasitology, and fecal testing Features high-quality photographs labelled with magnification and stain information, which clearly depict cellular morphology, inclusions and infectious organisms Offers key objectives, technician tip boxes, case examples and a glossary of key terms A companion website provides images from the book for download, instructor questions and answer key to multiple choice questions in the book
A. Hoffbrand Victor Postgraduate Haematology A. Hoffbrand Victor Postgraduate Haematology Новинка

A. Hoffbrand Victor Postgraduate Haematology

17928.89 руб.
Highly Commended at the British Medical Association Book Awards 2016 Postgraduate Haematology provides up-to-date knowledge of the pathogenesis, clinical and laboratory features, management and treatment of a wide range of blood and bone marrow disorders in a concise and user friendly style. Up-to-date knowledge of the pathogenesis, clinical and laboratory features and management of all blood disorders New sections reflect advances in the specialty, including knowledge gained from new generation sequencing, latest anticoagulant drugs, diagnostic laboratory tools, and treatment strategies Superb four-color illustrations and photomicrographs of blood cells and tissues throughout Includes algorithms to aid with decision-making for treatment Companion website includes figures and tables for download
Roberts Harold R. Hemostasis and Thrombosis. Practical Guidelines in Clinical Management Roberts Harold R. Hemostasis and Thrombosis. Practical Guidelines in Clinical Management Новинка

Roberts Harold R. Hemostasis and Thrombosis. Practical Guidelines in Clinical Management

8868.18 руб.
Hemostasis and Thrombosis: Practical Guidelines in Clinical Management Edited by Hussain I Saba MD, PhD Professor of Medicine Director of Hematology/Hemophilia/Hemostasis & Thrombosis Center USF College of Medicine Professor Emeritus Department of Malignant Hematology Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute Tampa, FL, USA Harold R Roberts MD Emeritus Professor of Medicine and Pathology Division of Hematology / Oncology University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC, USA Hemostasis and thrombosis is a hugely important, changing and complex area that impacts many other medical specialties, affecting at least 10 million people in the United States alone. It is vital for physicians to recognize abnormalities of hemostasis and thrombosis and to be able to address these problems in their patients. Hemostasis and Thrombosis: Practical Guidelines in Clinical Managementcovers all aspects of the practical management of commonly encountered thrombotic and bleeding disorders, with emphasis on clinical diagnosis, treatment, and day-to-day management. The most clinically relevant material from the literature has been carefully compiled, along with: – Discussions of new and upcoming diagnostic and therapeutic modalities – Practical clinical advice for all those dealing with coagulation, hemostasis and thrombosis Written by world leading specialists contributing their expertise in succinct text and focusing on the latest clinical guidance, Hemostasis and Thrombosis: Practical Guidelines in Clinical Management will benefit hematologists in training and in practice working in the fields of coagulation, hemostasis and thrombosis. Titles of related interest Practical Hemostasis and Thrombosis, 2nd Edition Key, ISBN 9781405184601 Hemophilia and Hemostasis: A Case-Based Approach to Management, 2nd Edition Ma, ISBN 9780470659762 Quality in Laboratory Hemostasis and Thrombosis, 2nd Edition Kitchen, ISBN 9780470671191 www.wiley.com/go/hematology
Alfred Bartolucci Introduction to Statistical Analysis of Laboratory Data Alfred Bartolucci Introduction to Statistical Analysis of Laboratory Data Новинка

Alfred Bartolucci Introduction to Statistical Analysis of Laboratory Data

9373.54 руб.
Introduction to Statistical Analysis of Laboratory Data presents a detailed discussion of important statistical concepts and methods of data presentation and analysis Provides detailed discussions on statistical applications including a comprehensive package of statistical tools that are specific to the laboratory experiment process Introduces terminology used in many applications such as the interpretation of assay design and validation as well as “fit for purpose” procedures including real world examples Includes a rigorous review of statistical quality control procedures in laboratory methodologies and influences on capabilities Presents methodologies used in the areas such as method comparison procedures, limit and bias detection, outlier analysis and detecting sources of variation Analysis of robustness and ruggedness including multivariate influences on response are introduced to account for controllable/uncontrollable laboratory conditions
Margaret Barch J. The AGT Cytogenetics Laboratory Manual Margaret Barch J. The AGT Cytogenetics Laboratory Manual Новинка

Margaret Barch J. The AGT Cytogenetics Laboratory Manual

17621.54 руб.
Cytogenetics is the study of chromosome morphology, structure, pathology, function, and behavior. The field has evolved to embrace molecular cytogenetic changes, now termed cytogenomics. Cytogeneticists utilize an assortment of procedures to investigate the full complement of chromosomes and/or a targeted region within a specific chromosome in metaphase or interphase. Tools include routine analysis of G-banded chromosomes, specialized stains that address specific chromosomal structures, and molecular probes, such as fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) and chromosome microarray analysis, which employ a variety of methods to highlight a region as small as a single, specific genetic sequence under investigation. The AGT Cytogenetics Laboratory Manual, Fourth Edition offers a comprehensive description of the diagnostic tests offered by the clinical laboratory and explains the science behind them. One of the most valuable assets is its rich compilation of laboratory-tested protocols currently being used in leading laboratories, along with practical advice for nearly every area of interest to cytogeneticists. In addition to covering essential topics that have been the backbone of cytogenetics for over 60 years, such as the basic components of a cell, use of a microscope, human tissue processing for cytogenetic analysis (prenatal, constitutional, and neoplastic), laboratory safety, and the mechanisms behind chromosome rearrangement and aneuploidy, this edition introduces new and expanded chapters by experts in the field. Some of these new topics include a unique collection of chromosome heteromorphisms; clinical examples of genomic imprinting; an example-driven overview of chromosomal microarray; mathematics specifically geared for the cytogeneticist; usage of ISCN’s cytogenetic language to describe chromosome changes; tips for laboratory management; examples of laboratory information systems; a collection of internet and library resources; and a special chapter on animal chromosomes for the research and zoo cytogeneticist. The range of topics is thus broad yet comprehensive, offering the student a resource that teaches the procedures performed in the cytogenetics laboratory environment, and the laboratory professional with a peer-reviewed reference that explores the basis of each of these procedures. This makes it a useful resource for researchers, clinicians, and lab professionals, as well as students in a university or medical school setting.
David Lillicrap Von Willebrand Disease. Basic and Clinical Aspects David Lillicrap Von Willebrand Disease. Basic and Clinical Aspects Новинка

David Lillicrap Von Willebrand Disease. Basic and Clinical Aspects

11469.51 руб.
Von Willebrand Disease: Basic and Clinical Aspects provides an insight into all aspects of the condition. Since its discovery, von Willebrand disease has been extensively studied and the causative factor deficiency, the understanding of the condition and its treatment has greatly improved. This book summarizes recent research and will help to optimize the management of patients with von Willebrand disease. This valuable book describes the important and complex role of von Willebrand factor in hemostasis and thrombosis. In addition to the current understanding of its molecular biology, this book gives particular focus to the association between genetic variants of von Willebrand factor and different von Willebrand disease phenotypes. It also reviews the important area of the obstetric and gynecological manifestations of von Willebrand disease, as well as the treatment of acute bleeding. Written by an international team of contributors it describes the progress in, and difficulties of diagnosing phenotypes and genotypes. Molecular diagnosis of type 1, type 2 and its subgroups, and type 3 von Willebrand disease are presented as well as discussion of the potential future role of gene therapy. Von Willebrand Disease: Basic and Clinical Aspects is a valuable resource for hematologists in practice and in training, and specialists in thrombosis and hemostasis.
Mujammil Irfan The Hands-on Guide to Clinical Reasoning in Medicine Mujammil Irfan The Hands-on Guide to Clinical Reasoning in Medicine Новинка

Mujammil Irfan The Hands-on Guide to Clinical Reasoning in Medicine

4666.82 руб.
The Hands-on Guide to Clinical Reasoning in Medicine The Hands-on Guide to Clinical Reasoning in Medicine is the perfect companion to your time on clinical placements, providing an easy-to-read, highly visual guide to help develop your clinical decision-making skills, and transfer your knowledge into practice. It's packed full of useful tips, key boxes, exercises and summaries that are designed to help you apply the knowledge gained in clinical practice. Divided into the common clinical placements that you would find yourself in—Respiratory, Cardiovascular, Neurology, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Nephrology, Endocrinology and Rheumatology—each chapter covers the diagnosis of common clinical conditions, as well as decision-making in their investigation and management. Written for medical students in their clinical years, as well as new doctors and advanced nurse practitioners, The Hands-on Guide to Clinical Reasoning in Medicine provides students with an accessible resource for honing their clinical reasoning skills. Take the stress out of clinical reasoning with The Hands-on Guide! A companion website is available at www.wiley.com/go/irfan/clinicalreasoning featuring a downloadable reflective action guide. For more information on the complete range of Wiley medical student and junior doctor publishing, please visit: www.wiley.com To receive automatic updates on Wiley books and journals, join our email list. Sign up today at www.wiley.com/email All content reviewed by students for students
Geoff Daniels Essential Guide to Blood Groups Geoff Daniels Essential Guide to Blood Groups Новинка

Geoff Daniels Essential Guide to Blood Groups

4049.65 руб.
Essential Guide to Blood Groups is the only pocket sized guide to provide essential information on blood group systems. The main aim of the blood transfusion laboratory is to promote safe blood transfusion. The avoidance of errors, from sample receipt and laboratory testing through to the release of blood for transfusion, is of paramount importance. Knowledge of immunohaematology theory and its application to blood transfusion together with the principles of good laboratory practice are essential. This handbook helps to address these important issues and also covers: • the serology, inheritance, biochemistry, and molecular genetics of the most important blood group systems • their clinical importance • techniques used in blood grouping, troubleshooting, and quality assurance This unique and practical guide: • is written by leaders in the field, including the author of the best seller Human Blood Groups • provides the basic knowledge of blood groups needed by all those working in the important fields of transfusion medicine and science. • helps in resolving commonly encountered problems Essential Guide to Blood Groups will be valuable for undergraduate medical laboratory scientists and for postgraduate scientists and medical practitioners training to specialise in transfusion and transplantation. As a pocket edition, it will also be a useful addition to other reference works on blood groups for quick access to information for medical practitioners and in red cell immunohaematology laboratories.
David Keefe Evidence-based Obstetrics and Gynecology David Keefe Evidence-based Obstetrics and Gynecology Новинка

David Keefe Evidence-based Obstetrics and Gynecology

16802.87 руб.
The most comprehensive evidence-based guide to both obstetrics and gynecology Aimed at practicing obstetricians, gynecologists, and trainees in the specialty, Evidence-based Obstetrics and Gynecology concentrates on the clinical practice areas of diagnosis, investigation and management. The first section of the book discusses evidence-based medicine methodology in the context of the two specialties. The second and third sections cover all the major conditions in obstetrics and gynecology, with each chapter reviewing the best available evidence for management of the particular condition. The chapters are structured in line with EBM methodology, meaning the cases generate the relevant clinical questions. Evidence-based Obstetrics and Gynecology provides in-depth chapter coverage of abnormal vaginal bleeding; ectopic pregnancy; pelvic pain; lower genital tract infections; contraception and sterilization; breast diseases; urogynecology; endocrinology and infertility; puberty and precocious puberty; cervical dysplasia and HPV; cervical, vaginal, vulvar, uterine, and ovarian cancer; preconception care; prenatal care and diagnosis; drugs and medications in pregnancy; maternal complications; chronic hypertension; diabetes mellitus; thyroid disease; neurologic disease; psychiatric disease; postterm pregnancy; fetal complications; preeclampsia; and more. First book to address evidence-based practice for obstetrics and gynecology combined EBM is a highly relevant approach for this high risk specialty Edited by leading US specialist involved in the evidence-based medicine movement Evidence-Based Obstetrics and Gynecology is an important text for obstetricians and gynecologists in practice and in training, as well as for specialist nurses.
A. Hoffbrand Victor Hoffbrand's Essential Haematology A. Hoffbrand Victor Hoffbrand's Essential Haematology Новинка

A. Hoffbrand Victor Hoffbrand's Essential Haematology

4712.74 руб.
British Medical Association Book Award Winner – Student Textbook of the Year 2016 The definitive haematology textbook of choice for medical students Hoffbrand's Essential Haematology has built a reputation as the flagship haematology textbook for both students and junior doctors, providing an authoritative introduction to the subject. Now in its 7th edition, this classic text provides up-to-date knowledge of the pathogenesis, clinical and laboratory features, treatment of blood and bone marrow disorders, in its concise and user-friendly style. Hoffbrand's Essential Haematology outlines the basic principles of clinical and laboratory haematology and shows how manifestations of blood diseases can be explained by new knowledge of the disease processes. It is an indispensable resource for students and trainees and an essential read for all specialists who are interested in updating their knowledge. Hoffbrand’s Essential Haematology: Provides up-to-date knowledge of the pathogenesis, clinical and laboratory features and treatment of all blood disorders Features detailed information on the new genetics of leukaemia and lymphoma Includes a new chapter on thrombosis, focussing on the new oral anticoagulants Is beautifully presented, with over 300 colour illustrations Comprehensively covers both theory and treatment regimes Includes a companion website at www.wileyessential.com/haematology featuring all the figures and tables from the book, and over 300 interactive multiple choice questions. This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from iTunes, Google Play or the MedHand Store.
Barbara Bain J. Blood Cells. A Practical Guide Barbara Bain J. Blood Cells. A Practical Guide Новинка

Barbara Bain J. Blood Cells. A Practical Guide

12748.01 руб.
Enables both the haematologist and laboratory scientist to identify blood cell features, from the most common to the more obscure Provides essential information on methods of collection, blood film preparation and staining, together with the principles of manual and automated blood counts Completely revised and updated, incorporating much newly published information: now includes advice on further tests when a specific diagnosis is suspected 400 high quality photographs to aid with blood cell identification Highlights the purpose and clinical relevance of haematology laboratory tests throughout
Brian Gilger C. Equine Ophthalmology Brian Gilger C. Equine Ophthalmology Новинка

Brian Gilger C. Equine Ophthalmology

13497.18 руб.
Now available in a fully updated third edition, Equine Ophthalmology is the most comprehensive and current clinical resource for the diagnosis and treatment of ophthalmic disease in horses. Provides complete, authoritative information on the diagnosis and treatment of ophthalmic disease in horses Fully updated with improved figures, the latest research, and new chapters on advanced diagnostics, foal ophthalmology, neuro-ophthalmology, national and international regulations, and an expanded chapter on inherited ocular disease Features contributions from an international group of equine experts, under the editorship of a leading equine veterinary specialist Offers comprehensive coverage of clinical and reference information ideal for specialists, general equine practitioners, and veterinary students alike Includes access to a companion website with expanded content and figures
Terry Campbell Veterinary Hematology and Clinical Chemistry Terry Campbell Veterinary Hematology and Clinical Chemistry Новинка

Terry Campbell Veterinary Hematology and Clinical Chemistry

7948.48 руб.
Veterinary Hematology and Clinical Chemistry, Second Edition is a well-illustrated, user-friendly reference on veterinary laboratory diagnostic techniques and interpretation. Covering both hematology and chemistry for a wide range of species, including birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish, the book provides an overview of these critical veterinary skills. This Second Edition includes many revisions and additions, including new chapters on molecular diagnostics of hematologic malignancies and lipid pathology, updates to reflect advances in diagnostic instrumentation and capabilities, significant revisions to the data interpretation chapter to provide introductory guidance, and current information on immunodiagnostics and laboratory diagnostics of renal, endocrine, and calcium metabolic pathologies. Beginning with the basic principles of laboratory testing and diagnosis, the book moves into in-depth information on hematology and chemistry of common domestic and non-domestic species. Clinical case presentations, supplying case data and offering narrative discussions to promote skills, have been expanded and incorporated into the body of the book. Packed with useful information for veterinary students, technicians, pathologists, and researchers, Veterinary Hematology and Clinical Chemistry is an essential addition to any veterinary library.
Pryce Haddix L. The Fundamentals of Scientific Research. An Introductory Laboratory Manual Pryce Haddix L. The Fundamentals of Scientific Research. An Introductory Laboratory Manual Новинка

Pryce Haddix L. The Fundamentals of Scientific Research. An Introductory Laboratory Manual

3745.15 руб.
The Fundamentals of Scientific Research: An Introductory Laboratory Manual is a laboratory manual geared towards first semester undergraduates enrolled in general biology courses focusing on cell biology. This laboratory curriculum centers on studying a single organism throughout the entire semester – Serratia marcescens, or S. marcescens, a bacterium unique in its production of the red pigment prodigiosin. The manual separates the laboratory course into two separate modules. The first module familiarizes students with the organism and lab equipment by performing growth curves, Lowry protein assays, quantifying prodigiosin and ATP production, and by performing complementation studies to understand the biochemical pathway responsible for prodigiosin production. Students learn to use Microsoft Excel to prepare and present data in graphical format, and how to calculate their data into meaningful numbers that can be compared across experiments. The second module requires that the students employ UV mutagenesis to generate hyper-pigmented mutants of S. marcescens for further characterization. Students use experimental data and protocols learned in the first module to help them develop their own hypotheses, experimental protocols, and to analyze their own data. Before each lab, students are required to answer questions designed to probe their understanding of required pre-laboratory reading materials. Questions also guide the students through the development of hypotheses and predictions. Following each laboratory, students then answer a series of post-laboratory questions to guide them through the presentation and analysis of their data, and how to place their data into the context of primary literature. Students are also asked to review their initial hypotheses and predictions to determine if their conclusions are supportive. A formal laboratory report is also to be completed after each module, in a format similar to that of primary scientific literature. The Fundamentals of Scientific Research: An Introductory Laboratory Manual is an invaluable resource to undergraduates majoring in the life sciences.
Fabrizio Bogliatto A Practical Guide to Vulval Disease. Diagnosis and Management Fabrizio Bogliatto A Practical Guide to Vulval Disease. Diagnosis and Management Новинка

Fabrizio Bogliatto A Practical Guide to Vulval Disease. Diagnosis and Management

10124.13 руб.
This book is a practical guide to the diagnosis and management of vulval disorders. It offers guidance for all those who are treating patients with vulval disease at trainee and specialist level, helping to improve management for the patient and prevent delays in diagnosis, including referrals to specialists. It contains key information about diagnosis, investigation and basic management, with a section on signs and symptoms guides the reader to the correct chapter for the treatment of that disease. The experienced authors include updated classification and terminology of vulval disease with an explanation of how this should be useful in clinical practice and guidance as to when the patient should be referred on to a specialist. As vulval diseases are different to those of the rest of the skin patients with vulval disease present a large unmet need, often with delays in diagnosis due to a lack of training from physicians. This practical guide provides the specialist knowledge required for diagnosis and treatment of these conditions.
Alberto Signore Diagnostic Imaging of Infections and Inflammatory Diseases. A Multidiscplinary Approach Alberto Signore Diagnostic Imaging of Infections and Inflammatory Diseases. A Multidiscplinary Approach Новинка

Alberto Signore Diagnostic Imaging of Infections and Inflammatory Diseases. A Multidiscplinary Approach

11994.57 руб.
Thoroughly and systematically presents the state-of-the-art in the diagnostic uses of radiologic imaging and nuclear medicine in the diagnosis and management of infectious and inflammatory diseases Although our understanding of microorganisms has advanced significantly and antimicrobial therapy has become increasingly available, infection remains a major cause of patient morbidity and mortality. Imaging of infection and inflammation provides a classic example of radiology and nuclear medicine’s strengths as well as weaknesses in the discovery and diagnosis of disease. Fortunately, the weaknesses are subsiding as new studies and techniques point to better planning and precision in the use of single and combined imaging modalities. Diagnostic Imaging of Infections and Inflammatory Diseases: A Multidisciplinary Approach deals with the very latest developments in the use of radiologic techniques and modalities in the management of patients with a host of infectious and inflammatory diseases. Tremendously timely and useful, this innovative, multidisciplinary book covers a wide range of topics in three parts: PART 1: Infections and Host Response Epidemiology of Infections in the New Century Bacterial Osteomyelitis: the Clinician Point of View PART 2: Radiological Imaging Radiological Imaging of Osteomyelitis Radiological Imaging of Spine Infection Radiological Imaging of Soft Tissue Infections Radiological Imaging of Abdominal Infections and Inflammatory Disease Radiological Imaging of Vascular Graft Infection Radiological Imaging of TB and HIV PART 3: Nuclear Medicine Imaging Nuclear Medicine Imaging of Infections: Techniques, Acquisition Protocols, and Interpretation Criteria Nuclear Medicine Imaging of Osteomyelitis: WBC, Monoclonal Antibody, or Bacterial Imaging? Nuclear Medicine Imaging of Spondylodiscitis: The Emerging Role of PET Nuclear Medicine Imaging of Soft Tissue Infections Nuclear Medicine Imaging of Infections and Inflammatory Diseases of the Abdomen Nuclear Medicine Imaging of Vascular Graft Infections: The Added Role of Hybrid Imaging Nuclear Medicine Imaging of TB and HIV Nuclear Medicine Imaging of Fever of Unknown Origin Nuclear Medicine Imaging of Inflammatory Diseases Along with carefully developed clinical cases describing the management of patients with inflammation and infection, Diagnostic Imaging of Infections and Inflammatory Diseases is an ideal guide for radiologists and nuclear medicine physicians as well as clinical specialists from many other fields.
Andres Kanner Depression in Neurologic Disorders. Diagnosis and Management Andres Kanner Depression in Neurologic Disorders. Diagnosis and Management Новинка

Andres Kanner Depression in Neurologic Disorders. Diagnosis and Management

7697.43 руб.
Depression in Neurologic Disorders Diagnosis and Management Edited by Andres M. Kanner, MD, Professor of Neurological Sciences and Psychiatry, Rush Medical College at Rush University, Chicago, IL, USA. Why should neurologists care about depression? It is one of the most frequent psychiatric comorbid conditions of neurologic disorders. Not only does it have a negative impact on the quality of patients, but it is also associated with a worse course of the neurologic disease. Yet, more often than not, neurologists have not been trained to recognize clinical depression in their patients. How should neurologists learn to care for depression? By reading Depression in Neurologic Disorders, the caring neurologist will gain a practical overview of: clinical manifestations of depression in the major neurologic disorders how to use screening instruments in clinical practice the identification of patients with an increased suicidal risk basic principles of the management of depressive disorders by the non-psychiatrist The major neurologic disorders covered in Depression in Neurologic Disorders include: Migraine Stroke Epilepsy Parkinson’s Disease Multiple Sclerosis Huntington’s Disease Dementia Traumatic Brain Injury The practical approach is enhanced with the use of case studies and ‘take-home pearls’ throughout. Depression is a common disorder that all neurologists face in their daily clinical practice. Depression in Neurologic Disorders provides the fundamentals of caring for patients who are suffering beyond their diagnosed neurologic disorder. Titles of Related Interest Adult Epilepsy Gregory Cascino and Joseph Sirven (eds); ISBN 978-0-470-74122-1 Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders: Differential Diagnosis and Treatment Alberto Albanese and Joseph Jankovic (eds); 978-0-470-74122-1 Multiple Sclerosis: Diagnosis and Therapy Howard Weiner and James Stankiewicz; 978-0-470-65463-7
Werner Kempf Atlas of Dermatopathology. Practical Differential Diagnosis by Clinicopathologic Pattern Werner Kempf Atlas of Dermatopathology. Practical Differential Diagnosis by Clinicopathologic Pattern Новинка

Werner Kempf Atlas of Dermatopathology. Practical Differential Diagnosis by Clinicopathologic Pattern

10245.08 руб.
Improve your dermatological diagnostic accuracy. The most efficient method in the diagnosis of skin diseases is the combined validation of clinical and histopathological features. The results of biopsy investigation in isolation don’t always yield answers. But when considered together, the clinical pattern and the histopathology, then diagnosis can become clearer. In this process the diagnostic impact of histopathology may be decisive or just confirmative to the clinical differential diagnosis. The structure of the book follows a basic approach to morphology, which is overall orientation at scanning magnification first, then identifying a prototypic pattern, and finally finding the essential diagnostic clue(s) under high power magnification. Dermatopathology: Practical Differential Diagnosis by Clinicopathologic Pattern provides top quality images to correlate clinical presentations with histopathologic features. Annotated images highlight subtle indications that can clinch the diagnosis. Concise, bullet-pointed text provides further context. Written by internationally renowned authors, the book is ideal for anyone involved in the diagnosis of skin disease.
Allan Truant L. Manual of Commercial Methods in Clinical Microbiology Allan Truant L. Manual of Commercial Methods in Clinical Microbiology Новинка

Allan Truant L. Manual of Commercial Methods in Clinical Microbiology

14244.22 руб.
The Manual of Commercial Methods in Clinical Microbiology 2nd Edition, International Edition reviews in detail the current state of the art in each of the disciplines of clinical microbiology, and reviews the sensitivities, specificities and predictive values, and subsequently the effectiveness, of commercially available methods – both manual and automated. This text allows the user to easily summarize the available methods in any particular field, or for a specific pathogen – for example, what to use for an Influenza test, a Legionella test, or what instrument to use for identification or for an antibiotic susceptibility test. The Manual of Commercial Methods in Clinical Microbiology, 2nd Edition, International Edition presents a wealth of relevant information to clinical pathologists, directors and supervisors of clinical microbiology, infectious disease physicians, point-of-care laboratories, professionals using industrial applications of diagnostic microbiology and other healthcare providers. The content will allow professionals to analyze all commercially available methods to determine which works best in their particular laboratory, hospital, clinic, or setting. Updated to appeal to an international audience, The Manual of Commercial Methods in Clinical Microbiology, 2nd Edition, International Edition is an invaluable reference to those in the health science and medical fields.
William Wijns Cardiovascular Imaging. A Handbook for Clinical Practice William Wijns Cardiovascular Imaging. A Handbook for Clinical Practice Новинка

William Wijns Cardiovascular Imaging. A Handbook for Clinical Practice

14318.92 руб.
This book is focused on the use of non-invasive imaging in clinical cardiology. Its central theme is the use of different imaging modalities in the routine clinical problems that physicians encounter on a regular basis. Many different clinical issues are discussed, including valvular disease, coronary artery disease, and myocardial and pericardial disease. In these various pathologies, the applications of echocardiography, nuclear imaging, CMR and MSCT are highlighted. The majority of chapters are illustrated with a clinical case study and with moving images, which are contained on the accompanying CD. These case studies offer excellent examples of how to use the imaging modalities in clinical cardiology. Contributors are from Europe, the US and Asia to provide a global perspective. The ESC Education Series This book with its supporting CD is part of the ESC Education Series. The series is designed to provide medical professionals with the latest information about the understanding, diagnosis and management of cardiovascular diseases. Where available, management recommendations are based on the established European Guidelines, which encompass the best techniques to use with each cardiac disease. Throughout the series, the leading international opinion leaders have been chosen to edit and contribute to the books. The information is presented in a succinct and accessible format with a clinical focus.
Jacquie Rand Clinical Endocrinology of Companion Animals Jacquie Rand Clinical Endocrinology of Companion Animals Новинка

Jacquie Rand Clinical Endocrinology of Companion Animals

8022.47 руб.
Clinical Endocrinology of Companion Animals offers fast access to clinically relevant information on managing the patient with endocrine disease. Written by leading experts in veterinary endocrinology, each chapter takes the same structure to aid in the rapid retrieval of information, offering information on pathogenesis, signalment, clinical signs, diagnosis, differential diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, and prevention for a broad list of endocrine disorders. Chapters begin with brief summaries for quick reference, then delve into greater detail. With complete coverage of the most common endocrine diseases, the book includes chapters on conditions in dogs, cats, horses, ferrets, reptiles, and other species. Clinical Endocrinology of Companion Animals is a highly practical resource for any veterinarian treating these common diseases.
Egbert Dittrich The Sustainable Laboratory Handbook. Design, Equipment, and Operation Egbert Dittrich The Sustainable Laboratory Handbook. Design, Equipment, and Operation Новинка

Egbert Dittrich The Sustainable Laboratory Handbook. Design, Equipment, and Operation

2095.97 руб.
The first comprehensive guide to modern laboratory planning in ten years to address both construction and operating aspects. Many of the 30 authors are affiliated with the European Association for Sustainable Laboratory Technologies (EGNATON), which has also endorsed this ready reference. This expert team covers the entire lifecycle of a laboratory facility, starting with the site layout and the planning of the building, followed by the planning of such areas as housing for laboratory animals, clean rooms and production facilities. The next section of the book deals with the installation of laboratory equipment, including storage and emergency facilities, while the final parts address safety and sustainability standards applicable to laboratories, as well as facility management and optimization during normal laboratory operation. The relevant norms and standards are cited throughout, and examples from recent construction sites are also presented. Hundreds of photographs and drawings, many in full color, provide visual examples of the design and building concepts. As a result, readers will learn how to construct and maintain efficient and long-serving laboratory spaces with a minimum of maintenance costs and a maximum of safety. An invaluable, practical guide for planners, builders and managers of chemical, biological and medical research laboratories of any size.
David Stott J. Cardiovascular Disease and Health in the Older Patient. Expanded from 'Pathy's Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicine, Fifth Edition' David Stott J. Cardiovascular Disease and Health in the Older Patient. Expanded from 'Pathy's Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicine, Fifth Edition' Новинка

David Stott J. Cardiovascular Disease and Health in the Older Patient. Expanded from 'Pathy's Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicine, Fifth Edition'

10344.69 руб.
As improvements in living conditions and advances in modern medicine lead to increased life expectancy and the number of older adults world-wide continues to grow, so the number of older individuals with cardiac and cerebrovascular disease is rising. Over eighty per cent of all cardiovascular disease-related deaths now occur in patients aged sixty five or older. The high prevalence of co-morbidities, frailty and cognitive decline amongst older patients requires that a holistic approach to the management of cardiovascular disease is required. Written and edited by leading experts in the field, ‘Cardiovascular diseases and health in the older patient’ provides scholarly evidence and data which explain why treating an older patient with cardiovascular disease is often different from treating a young or middle-aged patient with the same disease. The chapters have been updated and expanded from the cardiovascular section of the renowned ‘Pathy’s Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicine’, edited by Alan J. Sinclair, John E. Morley and Bruno Vellas. The revised chapters contain updated evidence and references to recent clinical practice guidelines in Europe and North America, this book provides complete, authoritative information on this major cause of death, poor health and disability in old age. Covering the epidemiology, pathophysiology and management of cardiovascular disease in the older patient, the book is an excellent reference at all clinical and pre-clinical levels and will appeal particularly to geriatricians, cardiologists, and GPs, as well as cardiac specialist nurses and practice nurses. With a Foreword by Stuart M. Cobbe.
Paul Moayyedi GI Epidemiology. Diseases and Clinical Methodology Paul Moayyedi GI Epidemiology. Diseases and Clinical Methodology Новинка

Paul Moayyedi GI Epidemiology. Diseases and Clinical Methodology

12745.17 руб.
Identifying how, why and in whom gastrointestinal disease occurs, and what can be done to prevent it, is of key importance for the modern-day gastroenterologist and researcher. Brought to you by the world’s leading gastroenterologists, the second edition of GI Epidemiology: Diseases and Clinical Methodology is the only book that combines detailed analysis of the epidemiology of GI disease with a study of the methodology of clinical research. With a much greater clinical focus on the diagnostic and management approach for each disease than before, all existing chapters are fully updated with the very latest in statistical and clinical data. In addition, the revised edition contains several significant improvements, notably: • Five extra disease epidemiology chapters: Upper GI Bleeding; Hepatitis B and C; Common Tropical GI Diseases; Nutritional Epidemiology and GI Cancers; and Obesity among Adults • More illustrations, including maps of each disease • A more international focus with the inclusion of two experienced European editors • MCQs, summary checklists and key points throughout • Ten extra online-only chapters on methodological issues related to GI epidemiology such as Patient reported GI Epidemiology: Diseases and Clinical Methodology, 2nd Edition is the perfect reference tool for gastroenterologists involved in both patient management and clinical research, and also for epidemiologists involved specifically in GI disease data and more general epidemiological studies. Titles of Related Interest Yamada’s Handbook of Gastroenterology, 3rd Edition Yamada; ISBN 9780470656204 Essentials of Gastroenterology Friedman; ISBN 9780470656259
Louis DiBerardinis J. Guidelines for Laboratory Design. Health, Safety, and Environmental Considerations Louis DiBerardinis J. Guidelines for Laboratory Design. Health, Safety, and Environmental Considerations Новинка

Louis DiBerardinis J. Guidelines for Laboratory Design. Health, Safety, and Environmental Considerations

11994.57 руб.
Proven and tested guidelines for designing ideal labs for scientific investigations Now in its Fourth Edition, Guidelines for Laboratory Design continues to enable readers to design labs that make it possible to conduct scientific investigations in a safe and healthy environment. The book brings together all the professionals who are critical to a successful lab design, discussing the roles of architects, engineers, health and safety professionals, and laboratory researchers. It provides the design team with the information needed to ask the right questions and then determine the best design, while complying with current regulations and best practices. Guidelines for Laboratory Design features concise, straightforward advice organized in an easy-to-use format that facilitates the design of safe, efficient laboratories. Divided into five sections, the book records some of the most important discoveries and achievements in: Part IA, Common Elements of Laboratory Design, sets forth technical specifications that apply to most laboratory buildings and modules Part IB, Common Elements of Renovations, offers general design principles for the renovation and modernization of existing labs Part II, Design Guidelines for a Number of Commonly Used Laboratories, explains specifications, best practices, and guidelines for nineteen types of laboratories, with three new chapters covering nanotechnology, engineering, and autopsy labs Part III, Laboratory Support Services, addresses design issues for imaging facilities, support shops, hazardous waste facilities, and laboratory storerooms Part IV, HVAC Systems, explains how to heat, cool, and ventilate labs with an eye towards energy conservation Part V, Administrative Procedures, deals with bidding procedures, final acceptance inspections, and sustainability The final part of the book features five appendices filled with commonly needed data and reference materials. This Fourth Edition is indispensable for all laboratory design teams, whether constructing a new laboratory or renovating an old facility to meet new objectives.
Paul Williams D. Modeling Atmospheric and Oceanic Flows. Insights from Laboratory Experiments and Numerical Simulations Paul Williams D. Modeling Atmospheric and Oceanic Flows. Insights from Laboratory Experiments and Numerical Simulations Новинка

Paul Williams D. Modeling Atmospheric and Oceanic Flows. Insights from Laboratory Experiments and Numerical Simulations

11619.63 руб.
Modeling Atmospheric and Oceanic Flows: Insights from Laboratory Experiments and Numerical Simulations provides a broad overview of recent progress in using laboratory experiments and numerical simulations to model atmospheric and oceanic fluid motions. This volume not only surveys novel research topics in laboratory experimentation, but also highlights recent developments in the corresponding computational simulations. As computing power grows exponentially and better numerical codes are developed, the interplay between numerical simulations and laboratory experiments is gaining paramount importance within the scientific community. The lessons learnt from the laboratory–model comparisons in this volume will act as a source of inspiration for the next generation of experiments and simulations. Volume highlights include: Topics pertaining to atmospheric science, climate physics, physical oceanography, marine geology and geophysics Overview of the most advanced experimental and computational research in geophysics Recent developments in numerical simulations of atmospheric and oceanic fluid motion Unique comparative analysis of the experimental and numerical approaches to modeling fluid flow Modeling Atmospheric and Oceanic Flows will be a valuable resource for graduate students, researchers, and professionals in the fields of geophysics, atmospheric sciences, oceanography, climate science, hydrology, and experimental geosciences.
Marina Brash L. Pathology of Small Mammal Pets Marina Brash L. Pathology of Small Mammal Pets Новинка

Marina Brash L. Pathology of Small Mammal Pets

9372.83 руб.
Pathology of Small Mammal Pets presents a ready reference for veterinarians, veterinary pathologists, and technicians who work with small mammal companion animals. Provides up-to-date, practical information on common disease conditions in small mammal companion animals Offers chapters logically organized by species, with comprehensive information on diagnosing diseases in each species Takes a practical, system-based approach to individual disease conditions Covers clinical signs, laboratory diagnostics, gross pathology, histopathology, and differential diagnoses in detail Includes relevant information for conventional breeding operations and breeding facilities, with strategies for disease management in herds and colonies Features information on normal anatomy in included species to assist in recognizing pathology
Robert Meyers A. Stem Cells. From Biology to Therapy Robert Meyers A. Stem Cells. From Biology to Therapy Новинка

Robert Meyers A. Stem Cells. From Biology to Therapy

2174.26 руб.
This third in the Current Topics in Molecular Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine Series contains a careful selection of new and updated, high-quality articles from the well-known Meyer's Encyclopedia, describing new perspectives in stem cell research. The 26 chapters are divided into four sections: Basic Biology, Stem Cells and Disease, Stem Cell Therapy Approaches, and Laboratory Methods, with the authors chosen from among the leaders in their respective fields. This volume represents an essential guide for students and researchers seeking an overview of the field.
Giuseppe Micali Hidradenitis Suppurativa. A Diagnostic Atlas Giuseppe Micali Hidradenitis Suppurativa. A Diagnostic Atlas Новинка

Giuseppe Micali Hidradenitis Suppurativa. A Diagnostic Atlas

3749.42 руб.
Hidradenitis Suppurativa: A Diagnostic Atlas provides a unique visual aid to the diagnosis of Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS), also known as «acne inversa.» The book covers the epidemiology and pathogenesis of the disease, its typical presentation, differences in manifestations of cutaneous versus systemic instances, and considerations for clinical and histopathological differential diagnosis. Guidance is also provided for the classification of disease severity and for managing the impact of HS on the patient's quality of life. The book is packed with high-quality, full-color clinical images for each of the most common HS diagnostic imaging techniques, such as videodermatoscopy, ultrasound, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging. As a clinical atlas, it helps dermatologists with differential diagnoses and correct assessments of disease severity, as well as possible complications of the condition. The book: Is highly focused on acne inversa, which can have a debilitating impact on quality of life Includes over 200 outstanding diagnostic clinical images Covers all imaging modalities used in the diagnosis and management of Hidradenitis Suppurativa This book is a key resource for dermatologists, dermatopathologists, and dermatology nurses working with patients with HS.
Shanthi Paramothayan Essential Respiratory Medicine Shanthi Paramothayan Essential Respiratory Medicine Новинка

Shanthi Paramothayan Essential Respiratory Medicine

5600.96 руб.
A succinct yet comprehensive overview of respiratory medicine, written for students and professionals Essential Respiratory Medicine is an indispensable text offering an understanding of respiratory conditions and their clinical management within evidence-based guidelines. Containing information on taking a medical history, performing examinations and investigations, diagnosis and the management of respiratory conditions, this comprehensive text was put together by a noted expert in the field. Written in an accessible manner, Essential Respiratory Medicine contains the foundational science associated with respiratory medicine, a wide-variety of practical procedures, helpful diagrams, and self-assessments designed to enhance understanding of the material presented. The text covers a variety of conditions as well as providing suggestions for engaging with patients at different stages of care. This important resource: Demonstrates an effective approach to patients presenting with common respiratory symptoms Includes a description of all key practical procedures with diagrams Discusses acute management of important respiratory emergencies Covers both acute and chronic disease Contains a companion website containing a range of learning materials, including downloadable management summaries and algorithms, an image bank, videos of patient examination, example respiratory sounds and multiple-choice questions Essential Respiratory Medicine is an essential resource for anyone on a clinical placement, rotation, or training programme in respiratory medicine.
Charles H. Clarke Neurology. A Queen Square Textbook Charles H. Clarke Neurology. A Queen Square Textbook Новинка

Charles H. Clarke Neurology. A Queen Square Textbook

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Neurology: A Queen Square Textbook, second edition, is a fully revised and updated companion that demonstrates the rapid pace of advancement within clinical neurology and applied neurosciences A comprehensive and practical overview of current developments within clinical neurology, synthesising clinical neurology with translational research Expertly edited and written by neurologists, neuroscientists and neurosurgeons working at Queen Square, advised by an distinguished International Editor team to present a global perspective Introductory chapters summarise the basic sciences underpinning the practice of clinical neurology, including genetics, channelopathies, immunology, neurophysiology and neuropathology All chapters fully revised and updated to reflect the increasing role of neurologists in acute care Includes new contributions concerning major developments in the care of; stroke, epilepsy, dementia, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, neuromuscular disease, headache, infections, spinal disease, cranial nerve disease, neuropsychiatry, neurogenetics, neuro-oncology, uroneurology, neuro-otology, neuro-ophthalmology, pain medicine, sleep medicine, metabolic disease, drugs and toxins, autonomic disease, systemic disease, and neurorehabilitationfor dementia, epilepsy, headaches, neuro-genetics and many more
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Do you want to be up to date on the latest concepts of diagnosis and treatment of patients suffering from disorders of the pituitary gland? Are you looking for an expert guide to the best clinical management? If so, this is the book for you, providing a full analysis of pituitary disorder management from acromegaly to Addison's Disease; from Cushing's Disease to hypopituitarism; from hormone disorders to hormone replacement. Well-illustrated throughout, and with contributions from leading specialists in pituitary disease, inside you'll find comprehensive and expert coverage, including: Diagnosing pituitary disease Management options for each disorder Complications that can occur Psychological and psychosocial effects of pituitary disease What outcomes you and your patients can expect over the long term Current research and clinical trials related to pituitary disease Pituitary Disorders: Diagnosis and Management is the perfect clinical tool for physicians and health care providers from many related disciplines, and an essential companion for the best quality management of pituitary patients.
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The role and function of the nurse is rapidly changing. Some nurses are now required to undertake clinical diagnosis of the patient, a responsibility traditionally undertaken by a doctor. Clinical Diagnosis helps prepare nurses to fulfill this role, providing them with the skills and underpinning knowledge to make clinical diagnoses of patients effectively. Each chapter follows the same layout for each symptom or sign, exploring the definition, causes, history, precipitating factors, associated signs and symptoms, important considerations, relevant clinical examination, and investigations and tests. The first UK text to explore clinical diagnosis from a nursing perspective In the Essential Clinical Skills for Nurses series Written by an authority in the field Concise, accessible, and evidence-based
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Essential Laboratory Skills for Biosciences is an essential companion during laboratory sessions. It is designed to be simple and give clear step by step instructions on essential techniques, supported by relevant diagrams. The book includes the use of particular equipment and how to do simple calculations that students come across regularly in laboratory practicals. Written by experienced lecturers this handy pocket book provides: Simple to follow laboratory techniques Clear use of diagrams and illustrations to explain techniques, procedures and equipment Step by step worked out examples of calculations including concentrations, dilutions and molarity Suitable for all first year university students, the techniques in the book will also be useful for postgraduate and final year project students and enhance the practical and theoretical knowledge of all those studying bioscience related subjects.
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This revised edition of Charles Brook's Handbook of Clinical Pediatric Endocrinology provides endocrinologists and pediatricians in training with a fully up-to-date clinical guide presenting evidence-based practice in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of pediatric endocrine disorders. New chapters include “Endocrine complications of chronic disease” and “Endocrine neoplasia.” In addition, the chapter structure has been revamped for easier access and now includes: a key points overview, multiple-choice questions for self-assessment, common errors/pitffalls (in treatment, diagnosis, etc.) boxes, a key weblinks box, a table comparing different society guidelines, diagnostic decision trees, therapeutics decision trees, and a summary.
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As a foundation to a successful career in clinical medicine every physician needs to be able to establish a good rapport with the patient, accurately record all presenting symptoms and signs, and finally make an accurate diagnosis. "Internal diseases propedeutics" offers a thorough grounding in the principles of the physical examination and provides a detailed account of the symptoms and signs of diseases affecting the body systems. This textbook includes chapters on diagnosis of pulmonary, cardiovascular, digestive, genitourinary, nutritional, endocrine disorders and diseases of blood. The book covers both basic clinical skills, and high technology investigations and interventions that are utilised today by the physician. The "Internal diseases propedeutics" ensures that it will remain an invaluable source of information for all medical students and junior doctors of all specialities in their early years of clinical practice.
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This fully updated edition of Infectious Disease Surveillance is for frontline public health practitioners, epidemiologists, and clinical microbiologists who are engaged in communicable disease control. It is also a foundational text for trainees in public health, applied epidemiology, postgraduate medicine and nursing programs. The second edition portrays both the conceptual framework and practical aspects of infectious disease surveillance. It is a comprehensive resource designed to improve the tracking of infectious diseases and to serve as a starting point in the development of new surveillance systems. Infectious Disease Surveillance includes over 45 chapters from over 100 contributors, and topics organized into six sections based on major themes. Section One highlights the critical role surveillance plays in public health and it provides an overview of the current International Health Regulations (2005) in addition to successes and challenges in infectious disease eradication. Section Two describes surveillance systems based on logical program areas such as foodborne illnesses, vector-borne diseases, sexually transmitted diseases, viral hepatitis healthcare and transplantation associated infections. Attention is devoted to programs for monitoring unexplained deaths, agents of bioterrorism, mass gatherings, and disease associated with international travel. Sections Three and Four explore the uses of the Internet and wireless technologies to advance infectious disease surveillance in various settings with emphasis on best practices based on deployed systems. They also address molecular laboratory methods, and statistical and geospatial analysis, and evaluation of systems for early epidemic detection. Sections Five and Six discuss legal and ethical considerations, communication strategies and applied epidemiology-training programs. The rest of the chapters offer public-private partnerships, as well lessons from the 2009-2010 H1N1 influenza pandemic and future directions for infectious disease surveillance.

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Thoroughly and systematically presents the state-of-the-art in the diagnostic uses of radiologic imaging and nuclear medicine in the diagnosis and management of infectious and inflammatory diseases Although our understanding of microorganisms has advanced significantly and antimicrobial therapy has become increasingly available, infection remains a major cause of patient morbidity and mortality. Imaging of infection and inflammation provides a classic example of radiology and nuclear medicine’s strengths as well as weaknesses in the discovery and diagnosis of disease. Fortunately, the weaknesses are subsiding as new studies and techniques point to better planning and precision in the use of single and combined imaging modalities. Diagnostic Imaging of Infections and Inflammatory Diseases: A Multidisciplinary Approach deals with the very latest developments in the use of radiologic techniques and modalities in the management of patients with a host of infectious and inflammatory diseases. Tremendously timely and useful, this innovative, multidisciplinary book covers a wide range of topics in three parts: PART 1: Infections and Host Response Epidemiology of Infections in the New Century Bacterial Osteomyelitis: the Clinician Point of View PART 2: Radiological Imaging Radiological Imaging of Osteomyelitis Radiological Imaging of Spine Infection Radiological Imaging of Soft Tissue Infections Radiological Imaging of Abdominal Infections and Inflammatory Disease Radiological Imaging of Vascular Graft Infection Radiological Imaging of TB and HIV PART 3: Nuclear Medicine Imaging Nuclear Medicine Imaging of Infections: Techniques, Acquisition Protocols, and Interpretation Criteria Nuclear Medicine Imaging of Osteomyelitis: WBC, Monoclonal Antibody, or Bacterial Imaging? Nuclear Medicine Imaging of Spondylodiscitis: The Emerging Role of PET Nuclear Medicine Imaging of Soft Tissue Infections Nuclear Medicine Imaging of Infections and Inflammatory Diseases of the Abdomen Nuclear Medicine Imaging of Vascular Graft Infections: The Added Role of Hybrid Imaging Nuclear Medicine Imaging of TB and HIV Nuclear Medicine Imaging of Fever of Unknown Origin Nuclear Medicine Imaging of Inflammatory Diseases Along with carefully developed clinical cases describing the management of patients with inflammation and infection, Diagnostic Imaging of Infections and Inflammatory Diseases is an ideal guide for radiologists and nuclear medicine physicians as well as clinical specialists from many other fields.
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