Clinical Dermatology

Author: Richard B. Weller,Hamish J. A. Hunter,Margaret W. Mann

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118851021

Category: Medical

Page: 456

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The best-selling text has been completely revised and revitalised in this fifth edition, with the authors once again encouraging general practitioners, medical students, general physicians and early stage dermatology specialist trainees and interns to relish the unique challenge of diagnosing and treating skin conditions. Clinical Dermatology, 5th edition contains over 400 high quality pictures and diagrams combined with colourful phrases to illustrate and entertain as it teaches. The book has established a reputation as a ‘way of learning’ and as an accessible guide to the subject for the aspiring specialist. Readers are guided through the maze that too often lies between the presenting skin complaint and its final diagnosis and treatment. The authors have skilfully crafted an easily read text with enough detail to clarify the subject, but not enough to obscure it. This fifth edition contains new chapters on non-invasive physical treatment and dermoscopy, and new material on cosmetic dermatology, surgical dermatology, the skin and the psyche, and dermatoses of non-Caucasian skin. The text throughout the book has been updated in line with developments in the science and practice of dermatology. “... brilliantly succeeds in enticing you to look further. The writing is clear, and the joint British-American authorship avoids any parochial views.” From a review of a previous edition in BMJ “...a very well-presented book...an excellent aid for teaching. I recommend this book highly to individuals and departments.” From a review of a previous edition in J Derm Treatment “… provides a good overview of the structure and function of the skin as well as a good foundation for learning dermatology…well organized and includes a chapter dedicated to skin signs of systemic disease which is not covered in the other dermatology primers.” From a review of a previous edition in JAMA

Techniques in Dermatologic Surgery

Author: Keyvan Nouri,Susana Leal-Khouri

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 379

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Techniques in Dermatologic Surgery is a thorough, step-by-step guide to the basic principles, procedures, and complications of dermatologic surgery, covering all areas, from diagnosis and therapeutics to cosmetics. A large section of this text is a practical guide to many other aspects of patient care, such as general management issues, including operating on patients with a cardiac defibrillator and prophylactric antibiotics, with guidelines and recently published recommendations. Procedures include suturing, biopsy, lasers, Mohs, flaps, grafts, liposuction, peels, and BOTOX. "Surgical Pearls" Chapter on instruments with illustrations and guidance on choosing the appropriate tools. Principles of wound care are incorporated throughout the book

Pascoe's Principles and Practice of Equine Dermatology E-Book

Author: Derek C. Knottenbelt

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 070204251X

Category: Medical

Page: 520

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Professor Knottenbelt’s approach is clear, authoritative and based on many years experience in treating equine dermatological conditions. The book presents over 650 photographs, most of them new and unique to this edition, and the accompanying CD-ROM offers an image library with over 300 extra illustrations. The new edition is designed as a fully practical, highly illustrated guide to skin diseases in the horse. It emphasizes how to obtain an accurate differential diagnosis and arrive at correct decisions for the appropriate treatment of a condition. The book includes the full range of skin diseases and conditions commonly encountered in equine practice. Rarer disorders and those with a limited geographical distribution are also reviewed, and there are separate chapters on diseases of the hoof, skin wounds, neoplastic diseases and the various dermatologic syndromes that are encountered in the horse. A practical guide emphasizing how to distinguish conditions of similar appearance but different implication for diagnosis, management, and prognosis. A unique ready reckoner (key points chart) is included in each disorder to allow rapid summary information acquisition and use for practitioners and students at all levels. Offers expert guidance with algorithms for decision making and treatment choices and considers syndromes as well as the diseases involved in the differential diagnosis and investigation. Focuses on commonly encountered skin diseases but includes rarer disorders. Covers skin conditions of the horse occurring worldwide. An extensive unique section on neoplastic disease is included. Includes discussion of hoof disorders and skin wounds. Superbly illustrated with over 650 full-colour figures. Contains CD-ROM with image library offering over 300 extra illustrations. fully updated through-out includes new colour illustrations

Small Animal Oncology E-Book

An Introduction

Author: Susan M. North,Tania Ann Banks

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702042501

Category: Medical

Page: 304

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A highly practical guide suitable for in-clinic reference, Small Animal Oncology has been designed for maximum ease of use and accessibility of information. Whilst giving clear and up-to-date briefing for the busy practitioner, it also is a valuable resource to the student with a special interest in oncology. This Introduction gives an overview of cancer biology and explains the principles of available therapies. There is up to date discussion on new and developing techniques and treatments, and guidance on when these are indicated. The book covers all common, most less common and some rare aspects of small animal oncology. accompanying Evolve website includes over 20 clinical cases to try your knowledge all-round practical, useful, every day essential guide to small animal oncology schematic approach gives quick access to information when you need it explains biology and the basic principles as well as indicating treatment options

Issues in AIDS, HIV, and STD Research and Treatment: 2011 Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 1464967229

Category: Medical

Page: 323

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Issues in AIDS, HIV, and STD Research and Treatment: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about AIDS, HIV, and STD Research and Treatment. The editors have built Issues in AIDS, HIV, and STD Research and Treatment: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about AIDS, HIV, and STD Research and Treatment in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in AIDS, HIV, and STD Research and Treatment: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.

Blumgart's Surgery of the Liver, Pancreas and Biliary Tract E-Book

Expert Consult - Online

Author: William R. Jarnagin

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455746061

Category: Medical

Page: 1976

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Comprehensive and complete, Blumgart’s Surgery of the Liver, Pancreas and Biliary Tract – edited by Dr. William R. Jarnagin and a team of experts- delivers the comprehensive, cutting-edge guidance you need to achieve optimal outcomes in surgery of the liver, biliary tract, and pancreas. Edited by a panel of experts and featuring contributions by many leading authorities, this 2-volume reference brings you the latest information on pathology, diagnostics, surgery, and non-operative intervention all in one source. At www.expertconsult.com you can not only access the complete contents online, but also an abundance of detailed illustrations and step-by-step procedural video clips from the Memorial Sloan Kettering video library that show you how to perform key procedures step by step. Glean all essential, up-to-date, need-to-know information in one comprehensive reference that provides extensive coverage of pathology, diagnostics, surgery, and non-operative intervention as well as hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery. Deepen your understanding of surgical anatomy to help with diagnosis, surgical operation, interventional radiology, and endoscopy. See how to perform key procedures by watching operative videos from the Memorial Sloan Kettering video library. Apply the most advanced diagnostic and management options for each disease, including interventional techniques. Stay current with the latest knowledge and advancements including minimally invasive techniques in hepatic resection; surgical considerations for congenital disorders of the pancreas; non-surgical therapies for pancreatic cancer; microwave ablation and other emerging technologies; the most recent developments in the rapidly changing area of transplantation; and the newest best practices in pre- and post-operative care and blood transfusion. Get in-depth coverage of the pancreas from the only fully comprehensive text on both hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery. Learn from the very best. Rely on the trusted guidance of experts, with a fresh perspective from senior editor, Dr. William Jarnigan, who has earned a national and international reputation in the surgical management of diseases of the biliary tract. Access the full text online at www.expertconsult.com, along with image and video libraries, tables, figures, and more! Over 200 additional contributing experts. A single, comprehensive reference that covers pathology, diagnostics, surgery, and non-operative intervention all in one text!

Invasion of the Prostate Snatchers

No More Unnecessary Biopsies, Radical Treatment or Loss of Sexual Potency

Author: Mark Scholz,Ralph Blum

Publisher: Other Press, LLC

ISBN: 1590513851

Category: Medical

Page: 320

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Every year almost a quarter of a million confused and frightened American men are tossed into a prostate cancer cauldron stirred by salespeople representing a multibillion-dollar industry. In this flourishing business, the radical prostatectomy is still the most widely recommended treatment option. Yet a recent and definitive study in the New England Journal of Medicine concluded that out of the fifty thousand prostate operations performed annually, more than forty thousand are unjustified. But this is no surprise given that 99 percent of all doctors treating this disease are surgeons or radiation therapists. The appalling fact is that men are still being rushed into a major operation that rarely prolongs life and more than half the time leaves them impotent. Invasion of the Prostate Snatchers is a report on the latest thinking in prostate cancer therapy: close monitoring–active surveillance rather than surgery or radiation–should be the initial treatment approach for many men. There are three stages of prostate cancer and this book will provide accurate information about how to distinguish between them: Low-Risk, which requires no immediate treatment; Intermediate-Risk, which will benefit from surgery, radiation, and/or hormonal therapy; and High-Risk, a type that does require immediate treatment with a combination of therapies. In a unique collaboration, doctor and patient provide a wholly new perspective on managing this disease. Ralph Blum’s account of his personal struggle, together with Dr.Mark Scholz’s presentation of newscientific advances, provides convincing evidence that this noninvasive approach can be crucial in preventing tens of thousands of men from being overtreated every year. Invasion of the Prostate Snatchers serves as an indispensable map through the medical minefield of prostate cancer.

Monokines: Advances in Research and Application: 2011 Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 1464930538

Category: Science

Page: 106

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Monokines: Advances in Research and Application: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Monokines. The editors have built Monokines: Advances in Research and Application: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Monokines in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Monokines: Advances in Research and Application: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.

Neale's Disorders of the Foot

Author: Paul Frowen,Maureen O'Donnell,J. Gordon Burrow

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702044288

Category: Medical

Page: 716

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Neale’s Disorders of the Foot remains the essential resource for students and practitioners of podiatry. All the common conditions encountered in day-to-day podiatric practice are reviewed and their diagnoses and management described along with areas of related therapeutics. Students will find in this one volume everything they need to know about foot disorders and their treatment in order to pass their examinations, while practitioners will continue to appreciate the book’s accessibility and relevance to their daily practice. The new eighth edition is more indispensable than ever before with all contributions revised and brought up to date, colour photographs throughout, an all-new clear and accessible full colour design, and its own website including a full image library, video clips of key techniques and interactive self-assessment questions. Whether you need quick reference or more detailed information, the new and improved Neale’s Disorders of the Foot is ready to serve the needs of a new generation of podiatry students and practitioners.


Shackelford's Surgery of the Alimentary Tract E-Book

Author: Charles J. Yeo,David W McFadden,John H. Pemberton,Jeffrey H. Peters,Jeffrey B. Matthews

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455738077

Category: Medical

Page: 2624

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Comprehensive and complete, Shackelford’s Surgery of the Alimentary Tract delivers the definitive, clinically oriented, cutting-edge guidance you need to achieve optimal outcomes managing the entire spectrum of gastrointestinal disorders. Make effective use of the latest endoscopic, robotic, and minimally invasive procedures as well as medical therapies with unbeatable advice from a "who’s who" of international authorities! Find expert answers to any clinical question in gastrointestinal surgery, from the esophagus to the colon. See exactly what to look for and how to proceed from an abundance of beautifully detailed intraoperative and laparoscopic photographs.

Praxis der Viszeralchirurgie

Gastroenterologische Chirurgie

Author: Volker Schumpelick

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3642142230

Category: Medical

Page: 972

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Der Band aus der dreibändigen Reihe „Praxis der Viszeralchirurgie“ liefert eine umfassende Wissensbasis und praxisnahe Entscheidungshilfen für den Chirurgen sowie für seine Partner: Alle chirurgisch relevanten benignen Erkrankungen der gastrointestinalen Organe sind fundiert und detailliert beschrieben. Renommierte Autoren aus der Chirurgie und ihren Nachbargebieten geben differenzierte, wissenschaftlich begründete Empfehlungen zu Diagnostik und Therapie. Die Neuauflage wurde an den aktuellen wissenschaftlichen Stand angepasst.

Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology Series: Photodynamic Therapy E-Book

Author: Mitchel P. Goldman

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 143772096X

Category: Medical

Page: 176

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This title in the PROCEDURES IN COSMETIC DERMATOLOGY SERIES presents up-to-the-minute, practical guidance on the hottest photodynamic therapy techniques shaping today's practice. Succinctly written and lavishly illustrated, it focuses on procedural how-to's and offer step-by-step advice on proper techniques, pitfalls, and tricks of the trade—so you can refine and hone your skills...and expand your surgical repertoire. You'll find current, to-the-point guidance on the cosmetic use of PDT—edited by a pioneer in the field, Dr. Mitchel P. Goldman. Implement the newest procedures into your practice immediately and confidently—with the outstanding guidance you'll find in this volume of the PROCEDURES IN COSMETIC DERMATOLOGY SERIES. Get the best results when performing PDT for skin diseases, skin cancer and HPV, and skin rejuvenation, especially in aging and sun-damaged skin —all in one concise, accessible volume. Visualize techniques clearly with a wealth of color illustrations and photographs that depict cases as they appear in practice. Know the costs for each light source, and get recommendations from the experts on which light source is best for your practice. Ensure the safety of your clients with post-photodynamic therapy care information sheets for patients. Implement the latest techniques for topical PDT for acne * photorejuvenation * fluorescence diagnosis * and medical uses of PDT.

Lung Cancer

Author: Jack A. Roth,Waun Ki Hong,Ritsuko U. Komaki

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118468775

Category: Medical

Page: 616

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The best and most concise single source for state-of-the-artdiagnosis and treatment of lung cancer –newly revised,updated, and expanded. Lung cancer has long been the number-one cause of death from cancerevery year and the third most frequently diagnosed after breast andprostate cancers. In 2010, about 15% of all cancer diagnoses and30% of all cancer deaths were due to lung cancer. Needless to say,there is a great need for more rapid advancements in diagnosis andtreatment of this devastating disease. Here is the comprehensively revised, updated, and expandededition of the well-established, evidence-based reference book thatdeals with the most recent advances in lung cancer prevention,screening, diagnosis, research, and treatment for the clinician.Edited and authored by leading authorities in the field, thisFourth Edition of the highly regarded Lung Cancer is betterthan ever –featuring nine new chapters along with sevenre-formatted ones that are nearly brand new in content andapproach. It covers Smoking Prevention and Cessation; MolecularProfiling; Somatic Genome Alterations in Human Lung Cancers;Management of Multi-Focal Bronchioloalveolar Carcinoma (BAC);Primary Tracheal Tumors; Predictive Tumor Biomarkers for EGFRInhibitors; Non-Small Cell and Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma; andmore. This Fourth Edition of Lung Cancer: Provides the very latest research in the identification ofbiomarkers to predict a high risk for developing lung cancer– vital for implementing screening, diagnosis, and preventionstrategies Presents the newest lung cancer staging system, as well asupdated and cutting-edge surgical and radiation therapy techniquesthat make local tumor control more effective and less invasivewhile sparing normal tissues Discusses combined modality therapy and new chemotherapeuticagents which are yielding higher response rates and improvedsurvival when used in the adjuvant setting or concurrent withhighly sophisticated radiation or proton treatment Offers novel and emergent approaches to preventative,diagnostic, and therapeutic modalities with an emphasis on the bestevidence available from the latest studies and clinical trials With almost half of the revised and updated content being brandnew, Lung Cancer, Fourth Edition, is an important and vitalresource for all medical professionals and students involved in thecare and treatment of those struck with this catastrophicillness.

100 Questions and Answers about Aging Skin

Author: President Dermatology and Skin Cancer Centers of Florida Robert A Norman,Robert A. Norman

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 076378706X

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 109

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"100 Questions & Answers About Your Aging Skin" is a comprehensive guide to understanding how to improve your general skin health. Amidst a wave of new techniques and products, this book offers authoritative, practical answers to your questions about advancements in the dermatologic industry the best products to use to reverse the effects of aging skin.

Central Nervous System Agents—Advances in Research and Application: 2012 Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 1464994056

Category: Medical

Page: 408

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Central Nervous System Agents—Advances in Research and Application: 2012 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Central Nervous System Agents. The editors have built Central Nervous System Agents—Advances in Research and Application: 2012 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Central Nervous System Agents in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Central Nervous System Agents—Advances in Research and Application: 2012 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.

Gynaecology E-Book

Expert Consult: Online and Print

Author: Robert W. Shaw,David Luesley,Ash K. Monga

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702048380

Category: Medical

Page: 1088

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Long recognized as the standard general reference work providing a complete overview of contemporary gynaecological practice, this new edition of Shaw, Gynaecology provides all the information that trainees need to master in order to successfully take their professional certification exams as well as providingthe practicing gynaecologist with an accessible overview of the "state of play" of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Totally rewritten, it gives a succinct but comprehensive account of all currently available resources in the management of gynaecological disorders. Comprehensive overview of contemporary gynaecological practice with a clinically focused approach. It covers all of the areas that a gynaecologist covers on a day-to-day basis and helps in the formulation and implementation of the most effective treatment. Details the use of various imaging modalities and investigative techniques as they relate to specific diseases in order to provide a solid foundation for clinical practice. User-friendly features such as chapter outlines, summary tables, key point boxes incorporated throughout.Provides quick access to the most necessary information for practitioners needing a quick consult or trainees preparing for exams. Copiously illustrations clarify and enhance the text whenever appropriate. Highly selective and current list of references quickly directs the reader to further investigations. New full colour illustrations incorporated throughout to accurately depict the full range of both common and rare disorders. Details up-to-date investigative and minimally invasive therapeutic techniques to keep the user abreast of the latest diagnostic and management options. Enhanced emphasis on surgical outcomes to help the user select the most appropriate procedure for any given patient. Two brand new editors and many brand new contributors provide a fresh perspectives on gynaecological oncology, reproductive and urogynaecological conditions.