First Aid for the Basic Sciences, General Principles

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Author: Tao Le,Kendall Krause

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071545468

Category: Medical

Page: 608

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From the author of the blockbuster First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 (0-07-147531-1) Table of Contents follows the same order as First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 to facilitate study Provides the background information other review books lack in a succinct, readable format Focuses on the most important concepts students need to know to excel in medical school and on the USMLE Step 1 Market: first and second year medical students

First Aid for the Basic Sciences: Organ Systems, Third Edition

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Author: Tao Le,Hwang MD PhD,Muralidhar MD,White MD

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1259587045

Category: Medical

Page: 912

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Comprehensive, single-source coverage of the entire second year of medical school! First Aid for the Basic Sciences: Organ Systems, Third Edition is a unique single-source review of the entire second year medical school curriculum. This full-color, richly illustrated, and engagingly written resource provides readers with a solid understanding of basic sciences relative to human organ systems which all medical students must be familiar. When used with the companion review First Aid for the Basic Sciences: General Principles, Third Edition, this powerful combination distills must-know course information to help students survive their first two years of medical school and provides an in-depth review for the USMLE Step 1. • An essential companion during your first two years of medical school • Includes important foundational content most other reviews leave out • Focuses on the high-yield topics and facts tested on the USMLE Step 1 • Enhanced by full-color images, learning aids, tables, and concise text to streamline your study and help you excel in coursework and on the USMLE Step 1 • Provides a complete framework for understanding anatomy, embryology, pathology, and pharmacology by organ systems • Mirrors the table of contents of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 to facilitate side-by-side study • Written by students who aced the USMLE and reviewed by top faculty

Master the Boards USMLE Step 3

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Author: Conrad Fischer

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1506235883

Category: Medical

Page: 640

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A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.

Treatment of the Postmenopausal Woman

Basic and Clinical Aspects

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Author: Rogerio A. Lobo

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080553092

Category: Medical

Page: 912

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For anyone who treats postmenopausal women, this latest edition of Rogerio Lobo's classic work combines the best from two well-known references: Menopause, and the second edition of Treatment of the Postmenopausal Woman. By adding significant discussions of the basic science behind menopause, it is possible to objectively assess the clinical value and limitations of current approaches to treatment and provide a basis and rationale for strategies that will result in better individualized and specialized care. Not only does the third edition discuss diagnosis and treatment of menopause but it covers biological, anatomical, physiological, pathobiological, and pharmacological aspects as well bringing together, in one source, all of the information needed to understand and treat postmenopausal conditions. Over 50% new material representing the vast amount of information available since the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) clinical trials were completed making this the most up-to-date reference on postmenopausal women Includes several new sections on comparisons between clinical trials and observational data, urology, and pelvic support Each section is preceded by a preface to put the area into context with many chapters having suggested treatment regimens

Gray's Anatomy Review

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Author: Marios Loukas,R. Shane Tubbs,Peter H. Abrahams,Stephen W. Carmichael

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323286461

Category: Medical

Page: 512

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Now in its second edition, Gray’s Anatomy Review continues to be an easy-to-use resource that helps you relate anatomy to clinical practice and pass your exams. Designed as a companion to Gray’s Anatomy for Students, this medical textbook is your indispensable resource for both in-course examinations and the USMLE Step 1. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Enhance your understanding of the subject and access more detailed information with specific page references to Gray’s Anatomy for Students, plus key answers and explanations to Gray’s Basic Anatomy and Gray’s Atlas of Anatomy. Challenge your grasp of anatomical knowledge and the anatomical basis of disease with more than 500 high-quality, USMLE-style questions, complete with answers and rationales, that mirror the actual USMLE Step 1. Visualize key concepts with updated radiologic images and extensive use of photographs. Understand the latest imaging techniques as seen in clinical practice with the most current knowledge available on today’s anatomical imaging modalities.

First Aid for the USMLE Step 1

2007

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Author: Vikas Bhushan,Tao Le

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071545131

Category: Medical

Page: 560

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The #1 Review for the USMLE Step 1 - written by students who aced the boards! 900+ must-know facts and mnemonics organized by organ systems and general principles 24 pages of color photos like those on the exam 100+ clinical vignettes Brand new Pathology chapter and totally revised Behavioral Science chapter The famous “First Aid Ratings” - 300+ medical test prep resources rated by students Updated exam preparation guide with advice from Step 1 veterans Strategies that maximize your study time and deliver the results you want

Basic Science Methods for Clinical Researchers

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Author: Morteza Jalali,Francesca Yvonne Louise Saldanha,Mehdi Jalali

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 012803078X

Category: Science

Page: 382

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Basic Science Methods for Clinical Researchers addresses the specific challenges faced by clinicians without a conventional science background. The aim of the book is to introduce the reader to core experimental methods commonly used to answer questions in basic science research and to outline their relative strengths and limitations in generating conclusive data. This book will be a vital companion for clinicians undertaking laboratory-based science. It will support clinicians in the pursuit of their academic interests and in making an original contribution to their chosen field. In doing so, it will facilitate the development of tomorrow’s clinician scientists and future leaders in discovery science. Serves as a helpful guide for clinical researchers who lack a conventional science background Organized around research themes pertaining to key biological molecules, from genes, to proteins, cells, and model organisms Features protocols, techniques for troubleshooting common problems, and an explanation of the advantages and limitations of a technique in generating conclusive data Appendices provide resources for practical research methodology, including legal frameworks for using stem cells and animals in the laboratory, ethical considerations, and good laboratory practice (GLP)

Hormones, Brain and Behavior, Five-Volume Set

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0080534155

Category: Medical

Page: 4393

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Hormones, Brain and Behavior, Third Edition offers a state-of-the-art overview of hormonally-mediated behaviors, including an extensive discussion of the effects of hormones on insects, fish, amphibians, birds, rodents, and humans. Entries have been carefully designed to provide a valuable source of information for students and researchers in neuroendocrinology and those working in related areas, such as biology, psychology, psychiatry, and neurology. This third edition has been substantially restructured to include both foundational information and recent developments in the field. Continuing the emphasis on interdisciplinary research and practical applications, the book includes articles aligned in five main subject sections, with new chapters included on genetic and genomic techniques and clinical investigations. This reference provides unique treatment of all major vertebrate and invertebrate model systems with excellent opportunities for relating behavior to molecular genetics. The topics cover an unusual breadth (from molecules to ecophysiology), ranging from basic science to clinical research, making this reference of interest to a broad range of scientists in a variety of fields. Key Features * Contributors from 16 different countries and more than 70 institutions * Unlike any other hormone reference on the market Hormones, Brain and Behavior addresses hormone effects in all major vertebrate and non-vertebrate models * A timely, current reference on an emerging field with each chapter providing an in-depth exploration of the topic * Discusses molecular aspects of hormone function, systems, development, and hormone-related diseases * Addresses hormone effects in both the developing and adult nervous system Topics include: * Mammalian and Non-mammalian Hormone-behavior Systems * Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Hormone Actions on Behavior * Development of Hormone-dependent Neuronal Systems * Hormone/Behavior Relations of Clinical Importance

Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition

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Author: Khosrow-Pour, Mehdi

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1466658894

Category: Computers

Page: 10384

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"This 10-volume compilation of authoritative, research-based articles contributed by thousands of researchers and experts from all over the world emphasized modern issues and the presentation of potential opportunities, prospective solutions, and future directions in the field of information science and technology"--Provided by publisher.

Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

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Author: Gregory J. Privitera

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1506386237

Category: Psychology

Page: 816

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The engaging Third Edition of Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences shows students that statistics can be understandable, interesting, and relevant to their daily lives. Using a conversational tone, award-winning teacher and author Gregory J. Privitera speaks to the reader as researcher when covering statistical theory, computation, and application. Robust pedagogy allows students to continually check their comprehension and hone their skills when working through carefully developed problems and exercises that include current research and seamless integration of SPSS. This edition will not only prepare students to be lab-ready, but also give them the confidence to use statistics to summarize data and make decisions about behavior.

Physiology E-Book

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Author: Linda S. Costanzo

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323511899

Category: Medical

Page: 540

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Renowned physiology instructor Dr. Linda Costanzo’s friendly, logical, easy-to-follow writing style makes Physiology, 6th Edition ideal for coursework and USMLE preparation. Well-designed figures and tables provide handy visuals for procedures or physiologic equations, and step-by-step explanations clarify challenging concepts. This full-color, manageably-sized text offers a comprehensive and consistent overview of core physiologic concepts at the organ system and cellular levels, making complex principles easy to understand. Information is presented in a short, simple, and focused manner – the perfect presentation for success in coursework and on exams. Chapter summaries and "Challenge Yourself" questions at the end of each chapter provide an extensive review of the material and reinforce understanding and retention. Equations and sample problems are integrated throughout the text. NEW! More Clinical Physiology Case Boxes relate to pathophysiology for a clinical context

Step-Up to Medicine

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Author: Steven S. Agabegi,Elizabeth D. Agabegi

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1609133609

Category: Medical

Page: 576

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"The questions serve as a self-assessment tool, allowing students to think through clinical scenarios without answer choices influencing their thought process. Most questions end in "what are the appropriate next steps in managing this patient?" Imagine yourself as the clinician taking care of these patients: What test(s), if any, would you order next?"--Provided by publisher.

USMLE Step 1

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Author: Edward F. Goljan

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780323008419

Category: Medical

Page: 314

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"Each book in the ... series offers a visually-integrated approach to review and is packaged with a CD-ROM, which serves as practice for the USMLE Step 1." -p.vii Preface.

The Selfish Gene

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Author: Richard Dawkins

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780192860927

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 352

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An ethologist shows man to be a gene machine whose world is one of savage competition and deceit

First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 2018, 28th Edition

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Author: Vikas Bhushan,Tao Le

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical

ISBN: 9781260116120

Category: Medical

Page: 816

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SCORE YOUR HIGHEST ON THE USMLE® STEP 1 WITH HELP FROM THE WORLD’S MOST POPULAR MEDICAL REVIEW BOOK An unmatched collection of more than 1,300 must-know facts and mnemonics provide a complete framework for your USMLE® preparation and coursework! This annually updated review delivers a comprehensive collection of high-yield facts and mnemonics that pinpoint exactly what you need to know to pass the exam. Co-authored by medical students who recently took the boards, it provides a complete framework to help you prepare for the most stressful exam of your career. Here's why this is the ultimate USMLE Step 1 review:•A complete framework for USMLE® Step 1 preparation, annually updated with crowdsourced contributions from thousands of students •Written by students who excelled on their Step 1 exam and reviewed by top faculty for accuracy•1,300 must-know topics with mnemonics to focus your study•1,000+ color photos and illustrations – 100 new or revised -- help you visualize processes, disorders, and clinical findings•Student-proven study and exam prep tips backed by learning science•Reorganized Rapid Review section for efficient, last-minute preparation•Revised and expanded recommendations for high-yield print and digital study resources s•Bonus material and real-time updates exclusively at FirstAidTeam.com

Principles of Gender-Specific Medicine

Gender in the Genomic Era

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Author: Marianne J. Legato

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128035420

Category: Medical

Page: 792

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The announcement that we had decoded the human genome in 2000 ushered in a new and unique era in biomedical research and clinical medicine. This Third Edition of Principles of Gender-Specific Medicine focuses, as in the past two editions, on the essentials of sexual dimorphism in human physiology and pathophysiology, but emphasizes the latest information about molecular biology and genomic science in a variety of disciplines. Thus, this edition is a departure from the previous two; the editor solicited individual manuscripts from innovative scientists in a variety of fields rather than the traditional arrangement of sections devoted to the various subspecialties of medicine edited by section chiefs. Wherever it was available, these authors incorporated the latest information about the impact of the genome and the elements that modify its expression on human physiology and illness. All chapters progress translationally from basic science to the clinical applications of gender-specific therapy and suggest the most important topics for future investigation. This book is essential reading for all biomedical investigators and medical educators involved in gender-specific medicine. It will also be useful for primary care practitioners who need information about the importance of sex and gender in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of illness. Outlines sex-specific differences in normal human function and explains the impact of age, hormones, and environment on the incidence and outcome of illness Reflects the latest information about the molecular basis of the sexual dimorphism in human physiology and the experience of disease Reviews the implications of our ever-improving ability to describe the genetic basis of vulnerability to disease and our capacity to alter the genome itself Illustrates the importance of new NIH guidelines that urge the inclusion of sex as a variable in research protocols

Lifestyle Medicine

Lifestyle, the Environment and Preventive Medicine in Health and Disease

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Author: Garry Egger,Andrew Binns,Stephan Rossner,Michael Sagner

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128104260

Category: Medical

Page: 484

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Lifestyle Medicine: Lifestyle, the Environment and Preventive Medicine in Health and Disease, Third Edition, is an adjunct approach to health practice that seeks to deal with the more complex modern determinants of chronic diseases—primarily lifestyle and the environments driving such lifestyles—in contrast to the microbial ‘causes’ of infectious disease. Our lifestyle choices have a profound effect on our health. As we live longer, one thing is clear: many of us will spend time living with injury and chronic illness due to our own choices. Changes in health patterns typically follow shifts in living conditions. Disease patterns have changed worldwide, from infectious to chronic diseases such as obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. This change has been so emphatic—nearly 70% of all presentations to a doctor in modern western societies are now chronic disease related—that medical services are being forced to change to accommodate this. New chapters in this third edition explain the link between energy intake and expenditure; consider how modern technology are determinants of chronic disease; show how environmental influences, such as endocrine disruptors, influence our health; and summarize recent research on early childhood experiences and chronic disease. Explores the relationship between lifestyle and environmental drivers and the major modern chronic diseases Outlines the knowledge and skills bases required by health professionals to deal with lifestyle and environmental determinants of chronic disease, as well as the tools and procedures available for doing this Develops pedagogy for Lifestyle Medicine that will enable it to become a practical adjunct to conventional health and medical practice Features new chapters explaining the link between energy intake and expenditure, and more

Fundamental Neuroscience

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Author: Larry R. Squire

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0123858704

Category: Medical

Page: 1127

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Fundamental Neuroscience, 3rd Edition introduces graduate and upper-level undergraduate students to the full range of contemporary neuroscience. Addressing instructor and student feedback on the previous edition, all of the chapters are rewritten to make this book more concise and student-friendly than ever before. Each chapter is once again heavily illustrated and provides clinical boxes describing experiments, disorders, and methodological approaches and concepts. A companion web site contains test questions, and an imagebank of the figures for ready use in presentations, slides, and handouts. Capturing the promise and excitement of this fast-moving field, Fundamental Neuroscience, 3rd Edition is the text that students will be able to reference throughout their neuroscience careers! New to this edition: * 30% new material including new chapters on Dendritic Development and Spine Morphogenesis, Chemical Senses, Cerebellum, Eye Movements, Circadian Timing, Sleep and Dreaming, and Consciousness * Companion website with figures, web links to additional material, and test questions * Additional text boxes describing key experiments, disorders, methods, and concepts * Multiple model system coverage beyond rats, mice, and monkeys * Extensively expanded index for easier referencing

Introduction to Algorithms

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Author: Thomas H. Cormen

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 0262533057

Category: Computers

Page: 1292

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A new edition of the essential text and professional reference, with substantial new material on such topics as vEB trees, multithreaded algorithms, dynamic programming, and edge-based flow.

Nanomaterials for Food Packaging

Materials, Processing Technologies, and Safety Issues

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Author: Miguel Angelo Parente Ribeiro Cerqueira,Jose Maria Lagaron,Lorenzo Miguel Pastrana Castro,Antonio Augusto Martins de Oliveira Soares Vicente

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0323512720

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 346

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Nanotechnology for Food Packaging: Materials, Processing Technologies, and Safety Issues showcases the latest research in the use of nanotechnology in food packaging, providing an in-depth and interdisciplinary overview of the field. Nanoscale advances in materials science, processing technology and analytical techniques have led to the introduction of new, cheaper and safer packaging techniques. Simultaneously, the increasing use of renewable nanomaterials has made food packaging more sustainable. Chapters provide a comprehensive review on materials used, their structure–function relationship, and new processing technologies for the application and production of nanotechnology-based packaging materials. In addition, the book discusses the use of functional materials for the development of active, smart and intelligent packaging, possible migration and toxicity of nanomaterials for foods and regulatory aspects, and commercial applications. Provides detailed information on the use of nanomaterials and methodologies in food packaging, possible applications and regulatory barriers to commercialization Presents an interdisciplinary approach that brings together materials science, bioscience, and the industrial and regulatory aspects of the creation and uses of food packaging Helps those undertaking research and development in food packaging gain a cogent understanding on how nanotechnology is leading to the emergence of new packaging technologies