Author: Alfred A. Bove,Jefferson Carroll Davis

Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing

ISBN: 9780721694245

Category: Medical

Page: 623

View: 2465

Covers basic diving physiology; the pathophysiology of decompression sickness; maritime toxicology; assessment of fitness for diving; special considerations for female, elderly, and pediatric divers; diving-related problems in people with pre-existing medical conditions such as pulmonary, cardiac, and neurologic disease, and much more, with new chapters on the kinetics of intert gas, marine poisoning and intoxication, and diabetes and diving.
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Author: Paul S. Auerbach

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323169562

Category: Medical

Page: 944

View: 7544

Field Guide to Wilderness Medicine - based on Dr. Auerbach’s critically acclaimed text Wilderness Medicine - offers fast-access solutions to all of the medical situations that can occur in non-traditional settings. From backpack to kayak, or on any mobile device, this indispensable, compact survival guide is detailed enough to cover the clinical presentation and treatment of a full range of wilderness emergencies! Meet a full-range of emergency situations with the utmost effectiveness. Appendices address everything from environment-specific situations to lists of essential supplies, medicines, and many additional topics of care. Compare what you are seeing with line drawings and color plates to quickly and accurately identify skin manifestations, plants, poisonous mushrooms, snakes, spiders, insects, etc. Rapidly retrieve and comprehend wilderness survival information with the aid of an easily accessible format featuring "Signs and Symptoms" and "Treatment" sections in most chapters - combined with bulleted lists and text boxes. Improvise with available materials so you can diagnose and treat a myriad of medical situations with step-by-step how-to explanations and the latest practical advice from wilderness medicine experts. Get guidance on the go with online access to the fully searchable text at Expert Consult, plus bonus downloadable files for Survival Kits. Get the wilderness medicine skills you need now with new chapters on foot problems and care, global humanitarian relief and disaster medicine, Leave No Trace principles, and high-altitude medicine, as well as lists to prepare a variety of survival kits for different settings and patient populations. Improve your competency and readiness with thoroughly revised chapters on shock, maxillofacial trauma, malaria, improvised litters and carries, aeromedical transport, pain management, life-threatening emergencies, and allergic reactions.
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Author: Carl Edmonds,Christopher Lowry,John Pennefather,Robyn Walker

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780340806302

Category: Medical

Page: 736

View: 9109

A reference to clinical diving medicine. Written for doctors and paramedics who are responsible for the medical needs of divers both on or under the water, this new edition retains the strengths of its predecessors, with the emphasis still firmly on practical management. It features an improved section on the diving medical examination, changes to chapters on mortality statistics and drowning, new sections on habitat diving, breath-hold diving and technical diving, and many new illustrations.
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Expert Consult - Online and Print

Author: Richard K. Albert,Stephen G. Spiro,James R. Jett

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323070949

Category: Medical

Page: 1032

View: 7225

This comprehensive clinical textbook examines all aspects of respiratory medicine. The editors take a practical approach to the diagnosis and management of patients with the full range of pulmonary disorders, making this your ideal source for reference in clinical practice. Fully revised, this essential volume includes new chapters on PET imaging, implications of genetic research, oxygen therapy, and rehabilitation. Now an Expert Consult title, it comes with access to the complete contents of the book online, including all of the book’s images, downloadable for use in presentations. Provides complete clinical coverage so you can Better manage and treat patients with pulmonary disease. Uses templated, clinical chapters for consistent, concise, essential information. Includes coverage that reflects the way you practice medicine today with critical information relevant to everyday practice. Utilizes diagnostic algorithms to help you find critical information and at a glance. Includes new chapters on PET imaging, implications of genetic research, oxygen therapy, and rehabilitation to keep you up to date. Includes access to the complete contents of the book online, including all of the book’s images, downloadable for use in presentations.
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Author: Bradford P. Smith

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323088406

Category: Medical

Page: 1712

View: 8199

Large Animal Internal Medicine, 4th Edition features a problem-based approach with discussions of over 150 clinical signs. This is the first internal medicine reference that enables you to efficiently diagnose horses, cattle, sheep, and goats based on clinical observation and laboratory and diagnostic testing. With this user-friendly format, you can find essential information about specific diseases and reach a diagnosis by simply identifying the signs. A unique problem-based approach with discussions of over 150 clinical signs and manifestations helps you quickly reach a diagnosis based on observations and laboratory tests. Causes of Presenting Signs boxes provide easy access to complete lists of common, less common, and uncommon diseases associated with manifestations or signs of disease. Complete lists of diseases associated with a given lab abnormality in Causes of Abnormal Laboratory Values boxes help you easily interpret abnormalities in clinical chemistry, hematology, blood proteins, and clotting tests. An expert team of over 180 authors contributing information in their areas of expertise ensures you are using the most accurate and up-to-date information available. Color plates accompanying Diseases of the Eye and Diseases of the Alimentary Tract enable you to visually recognize the clinical appearance of ophthalmologic conditions and alimentary tract disorders for quick and easy diagnosis and treatment. Six all-new chapters provide in-depth coverage of diagnostic testing, critical care and fluid therapy, biosecurity and infection control, and genetic disorders.
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Author: Giorgio Oriani,Alessandro Marroni,Frances Wattel

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 8847021987

Category: Medical

Page: 902

View: 3430

Hyperbaric oxygen application has now become a useful technique for both diagnostic and therapeutic purposes in CNS, cardiovascular and respiratory diseases, as well as in soft-tissue and orthopaedic pathologies and haematologic disorders. With a specific didactic approach, supported by numerous illustrations and tables, this volume aims to present all aspects of oxygen application under pressure not only to resolve some clinical problems, but also to improve recovery or to modify a negative illness evolution. Both scientists and practitioners will find this work a useful and updated reference book.
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Author: Peter K. Kaiser,Neil J. Friedman,Roberto Pineda II

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323225276

Category: Medical

Page: 676

View: 6118

The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Illustrated Manual of Ophthalmology is the must-have medical reference book for the ever-changing field of ophthalmology. Thoroughly updated to include the latest advances in the field, the fourth edition of this renowned manual features high-quality color images and an intuitive design for easy comprehension and reference. Ideal for ophthalmic practitioners and allied health professionals alike, this indispensable resource is your comprehensive guide for the speedy diagnosis and treatment of the most common eye disorders. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Accurately diagnose problems through the support of full-color photographs and real case studies. Rapidly locate key information with a highly templated format that includes chapters organized anatomically, not by ophthalmic subspecialty, in addition to key boxes and highlighted emergency management boxes. Apply the latest knowledge and techniques in the diagnosis and treatment of ocular disease, including anti-VEGF therapy for retina disorders; optical coherence tomography and high-resolution imaging modalities; new corneal and refractive surgical approaches; advances in uveitis, glaucoma, neuro-ophthalmology; and more. Stay abreast of the most recent spectral domain OCT with numerous scans included throughout the book. Quickly address critical situations with highlighted emergency management boxes, as well as bonus appendices that provide a wealth of supplemental information helpful for the non-specialist, including guidance on the basics in examination methods, differential diagnosis, common medications, measurements and more. Identify subtleties and nuances by examining over 800 full-color illustrations depicting a complete range of clinical disorders, imaging and testing methods, and surgical techniques, as well as brand-new videos of eye movement examination. Access the videos at Expert Consult.
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Treatment and Procedures

Author: James A. Orsini,Thomas J. Divers

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: 9780721692982

Category: Medical

Page: 912

View: 1466

Designed for ease of use in the clinical setting, this up-to-date resource provides all of the essential information needed on equine emergency medicine and surgery. In a logical, clear presentation, the reference outlines step-by-step direction of the procedures needed to stabilize the equine patient. Color illustrations enhance the written text. The text is updated throughout and includes a number of new chapters and illustrations, as well as aesthetic changes that make key information easier to locate. Authored by experts in the field, this one-of-a-kind manual presents data on principles and procedures, organ system examination, neonatology, shock and temperature related problems, interpretation of lab tests, pharmacology and toxicology, and management of special problems. Presents the medical and surgical principles and procedures for all organs and body systems, including common signs of distress. Includes nutritional guidelines for each disease. Easy-to-use format includes a quick reference guide to the equipment needed to perform emergency procedures, treatments presented in at-a-glance outline format, and easy-to-read tables that summarize key information on poisons. Describes laboratory tests, including details on how to obtain the best samples and interpret test results. Offers coverage of not only common medical emergencies, but uncommon emergencies as well. Features useful appendices on normal clinical values, vaccination schedules, product manufacturers, and registry information for various breeds. Includes new chapters on diagnostic ultrasound, pain management, fluid therapy, high-risk pregnancy, regional perfusion, aging guidelines/dentistry, esophagostomy, temporomandibular arthrocentesis, endoscopy of the navicular bursa, corneal scraping, nerve blocks of the eye, caudal epidural catheterization, blood coagulation disorders, emergency measurements of body fluids, and diseases seen in Europe. Presents more than 100 new illustrations and 24 new color plates of GI disorders and toxic plants. Features updated and expanded drug information, including dosages and drug reactions. Thumb tabs mark chapter names and page bars make the drug dosage tables easier to locate. "Must Know" information is called out with a new logo.
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Rosen's Emergency Medicine - Concepts and Clinical Practice, 2-Volume Set

Author: Robert S. Hockberger,Ron M. Walls

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323054722

Category: Emergency medicine

Page: 2604

View: 8149

This reference places the latest information at users' fingertips, and a more streamlined format makes it easy to find the exact information quickly and conveniently. Includes access to a companion Web site for additional resources.
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Author: D. A. Warrell,Timothy M. Cox,John D. Firth

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780198570141

Category: Internal medicine

Page: 1602

View: 3481

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Author: David Gradwell,David J Rainford

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1444179950

Category: Medical

Page: 904

View: 4779

Ernsting's Aviation and Space Medicine applies current understanding in medicine, physiology and the behavioural sciences to the medical challenges and stresses that are faced by both civil and military aircrew, and their passengers, on a daily basis. The fifth edition of this established textbook has been revised and updated by a multi-disciplinary team of experienced contributors, and includes new chapters on space physiology and medicine, passenger safety, rotary wing operation by land and sea, and UAVs. It remains the recommended textbook for those studying for the Diploma in Aviation Medicine of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians, recognized worldwide as a standard in the field, and for similar overseas qualifications. Ernsting's Aviation and Space Medicine remains an essential companion for all civil and military aviation medicine practitioners, both when preparing for professional examinations and in daily practice, and for those in the many disciplines of the behavioural and life sciences that include some study of aviation, its physiology and related issues. It is also recommended reading for those with a wider interest in the medical problems of professional or recreational flying, air transport and the aviation industry.
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Author: Janet A. Butler,Christopher Colles,Sue J. Dyson,Svend E. Kold,Paul W. Poulos

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 144435776X

Category: Medical

Page: 760

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Clinical Radiology of the Horse is the only book dedicated to the horse which provides a comprehensive overview of radiography and radiology of all areas of the horse. It provides a thorough guide both to the techniques used to obtain radiographs of the horse and to radiographic interpretation. With almost 600 superb annotated radiographs and more than 120 line diagrams, the book combines the best features of a high quality atlas and those of a detailed reference book. The normal radiographic anatomy of immature and mature horses is presented with normal variations, incidental findings and details of significant abnormalities. Remarks on clinical prognosis and treatment are also included. The emphasis throughout is on practical tips, common pitfalls, and the techniques used to obtain the best radiographs of specific areas and conditions. Changes for the third edition: Significantly enlarged to include a chapter on digital radiography Includes descriptions of several new radiographic projections Many of the images have been replaced by digital images A wealth of new illustrations have been added Presents expanded information on processing and image quality Updated to include new information, knowledge gained from continued clinical experience and the most relevant references from recent literature CD included with the book presents all the radiographic images in electronic format Since publication of the Second Edition, there have been major advances in other imaging techniques, including scintigraphy, ultrasonography, computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging. This third edition still focuses on radiography and radiology, but acknowledges the limitations of radiography in some circumstances. In these situations, reference is made to other imaging techniques which may be appropriate, along with suggestions for further reading.
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Author: Peter Brukner,Karim Khan

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company Australia

ISBN: 9780070278998

Category: Medical

Page: 1032

View: 6057

The revised third edition contains 80 illustrations now in full color! A Doody's Core Title for 2011! WINNER OF THE HIGHLY COMMENDED PRIZE IN THE ORTHOPAEDICS AND RHEUMATOLOGY CATEGORY OF THE 2007 BRITISH MEDICAL ASSOCIATION MEDICAL BOOK AWARDS (of an earlier edition) "A previously good textbook has just got better! I particularly like the colour coding for chapters. Sections have been updated by experts in the individual topic areas. The new illustrations are used to demonstrate principles and example exercises. Brilliant: it is difficult to praise this book highly enough as it is an excellent textbook. The new illustrations, updated sections and use of eminent sports medicine specialists as co-authors help to reassure that every effort has been made to improve this book."--BMA REVIEWER QUOTE Clinical Sports Medicine has been fully updated from the popular 2nd edition (2000). It is even more practical, now superbly illustrated, easy-to-read and packed with substantially updated and new material. There are samples of several chapters online including the whole "Pain in the Achilles region" chapter. This book describes a completely symptom-oriented approach to treating clinical problems. The practitioner can turn to the chapter that describes the patient presentation (e.g., longstanding groin pain, acute ankle injuries) and review the likely differential diagnoses, the clinical approach, and the full color pictures of the physical examination (physical examination for several major systems are also available as a separate DVD.
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Author: American College of Sports Medicine

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1469826577

Category: Medical

Page: 592

View: 4067

ACSM’s Resources for the Personal Trainer provides a broad introduction to the field of personal training, covering both basic science topics and practical application. It was originally designed to help people prepare for the ACSM Personal Training Certification Exam. It continues to serve that function, but the market for it has expanded to practitioners in the field looking for an additional resource, as well as in an academic setting where the book is a core text for personal training programs.
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Author: Susan J Herdman,Richard Clendaniel

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803640811

Category: Medical

Page: 656

View: 4414

Recognized as two of the world's leading authorities on the subject, Susan Herdman and Richard Clendaniel, joined by a team of expert contributors, deliver the 4th Edition of the field's definitive text on the management of vestibular diseases and disorders. From assessment through therapy, they present the scientific and clinical knowledge you need to distinguish between vestibular and non-vestibular dizziness and to plan and implement the appropriate treatments.
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Author: Stephen Chapman,Grace Robinson,John Stradling,Sophie West,John Wrightson

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0198703864

Category: Medical

Page: 906

View: 4788

Respiratory ailments are the most common reason for emergency admission to hospital, the most common reason to visit the GP, and cost the NHS more than any other disease area. This pocket-sized handbook allows instant access to a wealth of information needed in the day-to-day practice of respiratory medicine.
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Clinical Medicine and Surgery

Author: Katherine E. Quesenberry,James W. Carpenter

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9781416066217

Category: Medical

Page: 596

View: 4804

Now in full color, this concise reference helps you care for common small mammals with coverage of preventive medicine as well as disease management and husbandry. Content not found in other resources includes chapters on ophthalmology, dentistry, and zoonosis. More than 400 images demonstrate key concepts related to radiographic interpretation, relevant anatomy, and diagnostic, surgical, and therapeutic techniques. This is an invaluable reference for veterinarians, technicians, students, research scientists, pet store owners, pet owners, and breeders --Book Jacket.
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Author: Tom S. Neuman,Stephen R. Thom

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1416034064

Category: Medical

Page: 606

View: 1790

This exciting new text provides evidence-based information for anyone involved in hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT). It outlines the physiologic principles that constitute the basis for understanding the clinical implications for treatment and describes recent advances and current research, along with new approaches to therapy.
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Immerse Yourself

Author: Susan Turley

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780134318127

Category:

Page: 1088

View: 384

For all courses covering medical terminology Promote mastery of medical language with an immersive experience One of the best ways to learn a language is to immerse yourself in all aspects of that language. Medical Language: Immerse Yourself does just that. It includes an unsurpassed quantity and variety of exercises to actively engage readers with the material and hone their word-building skills. Its appealing, uncluttered design contains hundreds of colorful, interesting images and plenty of white space for easy reading and note taking. And, its intuitive organization is based on medical specialties, not just body systems, so readers understand how what they are learning is applied in the real world of healthcare. Throughout the text, learners are encouraged to listen, speak, write, watch, examine, and make connections — all of the activities they need to truly master the language of medicine. Also available with MyMedicalTerminologyLab MyMedicalTerminologyLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. No matter their learning style, students will build a solid foundation of medical language through MyMedicalTerminologyLab’s interactive games, adaptive Dynamic Study Modules, and author narrated lectures. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyMedicalTerminologyLab™ does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyMedicalTerminologyLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyMedicalTerminologyLab, search for: 0134320476 / 9780134320472 Medical Language: Immerse Yourself PLUS MyMedicalTerminologyLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 4/e Package consists of: 0134318129 / 9780134318127 Medical Language: Immerse Yourself, 4/e 0134318404 / 9780134318400 MyMedicalTerminologyLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Medical Language: Immerse Yourself. 4/e
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