Macleod's Clinical Diagnosis E-Book

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Author: Alan G Japp,Colin Robertson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702051225

Category: Medical

Page: 368

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Macleod’s Clinical Diagnosis is an innovative new book complementing its companion sister textbook, the internationally-respected Macleod’s Clinical Examination. It is a practical manual of clinical assessment that describes how common presenting problems are evaluated and diagnosed in modern clinical practice. This book will be an invaluable resource for senior medical students and junior doctors as they attempt to make the difficult transition from mastering basic clinical skills to assessing patients in the real world of clinical medicine. The format of the book is as follows: Part 1: The principles of clinical assessment: in addition to defining the scope and remit of the book this initial group of chapters invites readers to reconsider the overall aims of clinical assessment, the contribution that each element of the assessment can make to these aims and how the approach must be adapted to fit the clinical context. It also touches on diagnostic theory and explains some different approaches to diagnosis. Part 2: How to assess common presenting problems: this section forms the core of the book and consists of a series of ‘diagnostic guides’ covering the major presenting problems in medicine and surgery; these provide the reader with a system for how to use the tools of history-taking, physical examination and routine tests to arrive at a logical differential diagnosis. The guides also cover some limited ‘post-diagnosis information’ in the form of severity/prognostic indicators. A unique book allowing a reader to apply the skills of clinical examination in the formulation of a differential diagnosis and placing a patient’s symptoms in context. Takes a problem-based approach to diagnostic reasoning, reflecting both modern medical and current educational practices. Builds on the clinical skills outlined in the companion Macleod’s Clinical Examination textbook.

Macleod's Clinical Examination E-Book

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Author: Graham Douglas,Fiona Nicol,Colin Robertson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702053376

Category: Medical

Page: 472

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This classic textbook sets out clearly and concisely how to evaluate symptoms and elicit relevant physical signs. It describes the practical skills which every clinician must acquire and develop in order to evolve diagnostic procedures and management strategies and plans. ‘Highly Commended’ in the 2006 and 2010 BMA Medical Book Competitions, this Thirteenth Edition contains over 500 clinical photographs and diagrams to illustrate the text, with new topics added to make the book even more comprehensive. This Thirteenth Edition has four sections: History taking and general examination. System examination covering symptoms and signs. Examination in special situations including babies & children and the critically ill. How to pass an OSCE. Included on the Student Consult site are the specially-recorded videos demonstrating many of the clinical examination routines described in the main text. The book starts with a general overview section on history taking and the general examination that provide the framework on which to hang the detail. The systematic examination section documents clearly the relevant history, examination and special investigations as well as giving advice on their significance. The third section covers examination in specific situations and emphasises an integrated and structured approach to these patients. A final section spells out how to demonstrate the techniques learned in the book in an OSCE. Macleod’s is closely linked to its sister publication, Davidson’s Principles & Practice of Medicine, which complements the information in this text. Available with full online access on Student Consult and ancillary videos demonstrating key clinical examination routines following the format laid out in the book. There are two new chapters on examination in specific situations: The frail elderly The adult with fever A new section explicitly spells out how to demonstrate the techniques learned in the book in an OSCE and other formative and summative examinations. Over 50 new text boxes highlight the evidence-base for the examination techniques discussed. An Advisory Board of students, junior doctors, and representatives from the nursing, ambulance, Primary Care and academic communities from six countries has made detailed comments and critically appraised the entire book. The text has been substantially rewritten with more on medically unexplained symptoms in the History Taking chapter and extended coverage of diabetes mellitus in the Endocrine System chapter. Integrated with the online text are clinical examination videos of trained professionals performing many of the examination routines described in the book with an accompanying commentary by the Editor, Professor Colin Robertson Two new videos show how the Glasgow Coma Scale should be performed in clinical situations, demonstrating the correct techniques and also common pitfalls in using the GCS.

Macleod's Clinical Examination

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Author: Graham Douglas (FRCPE.),E. Fiona Nicol,Colin Ernest Robertson

Publisher: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical history taking

Page: 476

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The clinical examination of patients is the keystone of medical practice. This edition shows how to carry out a competent and professional clinical examination.

Macleod's Clinical OSCEs

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Author: Paul A. O'Neill,Alexandra Evans,Tim Pattison,Meriel Tolhurst-Cleaver,Serena Tolhurst-Cleaver

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702054828

Category: Medical

Page: 340

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This new book for medical students contains over 60 of the most commonly encountered OSCE stations in medicine and surgery. The OSCEs are arranged according to type of skill; for example history-taking, ethics and communication, physical examination. This is an accessible book for students under pressure who are revising for a clinical OSCE. It provides simple advice, tips about preparation, and will be easily understood. It provides sample OSCE station questions and simulated patient scripts (with answers) for practice at home. Provides sample OSCE station questions and simulated patient scripts (with answers) for practice at home. Will give an insight into how to ‘Get inside the examiners head’ to help the student do better in the OSCE station. Highlights ‘red flag’ situations and explains the underlying importance of these topics. Includes advice both on how to excel and on common errors at each OSCE station. Several of the OSCE stations give details of how more advanced students would be expected to perform at higher levels. Includes online access to sample marking sheets.

Macleod's Clinical Examination E-Book

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Author: J. Alastair Innes,Anna R Dover,Karen Fairhurst

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702069914

Category: Medical

Page: 448

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This classic textbook aims to assist clinicians develop the consultation skills required to elicit a clear history, and the practical skills needed to detect clinical signs of disease. Where possible, the physical basis of clinical signs is explained to aid understanding. Formulation of a differential diagnosis from the information gained is introduced, and the logical initial investigations are included for each system. The first part of the book addresses the general principles of good interaction with patients, from the basics of taking a history and examining, to the use of pattern recognition to identify spot diagnoses. The second part documents the relevant history, examination and investigations for all the major body systems. The third part illustrates the application of these skills to specific clinical situations. The final part covers preparation for assessments of clinical skills and the use of these skills in everyday practice. The book has accompanying videos demonstrating many of the key clinical examination routines as set out in the book. A new editorial team has undertaken a substantial review of the book’s contents and with the help of many new authors has radically revised the order and approach of the text. Several new chapters have been created including a chapter on patients with mental disorders; a chapter covering the approach to a deteriorating patient; a chapter on assessment of patients towards the end of life and two new chapters on applying the key clinical skills during assessments and in practice. The structure of the text has been rationalised with careful use of boxes, tables and figures to set out the concepts for maximum clarity.

Macleod's Clinical Diagnosis

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Author: Alan G. Japp,Colin Robertson,Rohana J. Wright,Andrew Robson,Matthew Reed

Publisher: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 9780702069611

Category:

Page: 336

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Macleod's Clinical Diagnosis demonstrates how to apply the core clinical skills learned from the companion textbook Macleod's Clinical Examination to maximum advantage. Charting the course from routine work-up to diagnosis, this book presents a modern and realistic approach to clinical assessment and explains how to integrate information obtained from the history, examination, bedside tests and specialised investigations. The first section Principles of clinical assessment examines different approaches to diagnosis, reviews the fundamental elements necessary for accurate patient assessment, provides a helpful template for a 'routine workup' and describes how to adapt the assessment to fit the clinical context. The second core section of the book Assessment of common presenting problems contains a series of 'diagnostic guides' that lead the reader, step-by-step through the major presenting problems in medicine and surgery, explaining how to recognise red flag features, eliminate life-threatening conditons and generate a logical differential diagnosis. This book has been praised as an invaluable resource for senior medical students and junior doctors as they attempt to make the difficult transition from mastering basic clinical skills to assessing patients in the real world of clinical medicine. A unique book allowing a reader to apply the skills of clinical examination in the formulation of a differential diagnosis and placing a patient's symptoms in context. Takes a problem-based approach to diagnostic reasoning, reflecting both modern medical and current educational practices. Builds on the clinical skills outlined in the companion Macleod's Clinical Examination textbook.

Praxiswissen Physiotherapie

Das Taschenbuch für den Therapiealltag

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Author: Karen Kenyon

Publisher: "Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag"

ISBN: 3437296035

Category: Medical

Page: 336

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Schnell auf einen Blick – das Wichtigste zur Physiotherapie Die Physiotherapie ist ein bewährtes Mittel, um die Bewegungs- und Funktionsfähigkeit des menschlichen Körpers zu verbessern, zu erhalten oder wiederherzustellen. Neben den theoretischen Grundlagen ist aber vor allem die Anwendung in der Praxis wichtig – deswegen finden Physiotherapeuten, Schüler und Studierende der Physiotherapie in „Praxiswissen Physiotherapie" relevante Informationen, Fakten und Erklärungen, die sie häufig im Praxisalltag brauchen. Dabei sind die Ausführungen auf das Wesentliche beschränkt, mit knappen Definitionen, bieten aber mithilfe von anschaulichen Abbildungen einen guten Einstieg ins Thema. Das erwartet Sie in „Praxiswissen Physiotherapie": Anatomie des Bewegungsapparates: Muskulatur, nervale Versorgung, Dermatome, Myotome, Reflexe Schneller Zugang: Know-how zum schnellen Nachschlagen zur muskuloskelettalen, neurologischen und kardiorespiratorischen Physiotherapie Training und Belastbarkeit: von Immobilisation und Wundheilung bis hin zu Trainingsprinzipien und -zielen Umfassend: die häufigsten Krankheitsbilder in alphabetischer Reihenfolge Pharmakologie: Arzneimittel(klassen) mit Indikation, Wirkweise und Nebenwirkungen Wichtiges im Überblick: Verfahren der Elektrotherapie, funktionelle Assessments in der Geriatrie, gängige Symbole des Maitland-Konzepts u.a.

Macleod's Clinical Examination

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Author: Graham Douglas

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780702047299

Category: Medical history taking

Page: 451

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This textbook sets out clearly and concisely how to evaluate symptoms and elicit relevant physical signs. It describes the practical skills which every clinician must acquire and develop in order to evolve diagnostic procedures and management strategies and plans. Highly Commended in the 2006 and 2010 BMA Medical Book Competitions, this Thirteenth Edition contains over 500 clinical photographs and diagrams to illustrate the text, with new topics added to make the book even more comprehensive. Included on the Student Consult site are the specially-recorded videos demonstrating many of the clinical examination routines described in the main text. New to this edition: A new section explicitly spells out how to demonstrate the techniques learned in the book in an OSCE and other formative and summative examinations. The text has been substantially rewritten with more on medically unexplained symptoms in the History Taking chapter and extended coverage of diabetes mellitus in the Endocrine System chapter.

Henry's Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods E-Book

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Author: Richard A. McPherson,Matthew R. Pincus

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455726842

Category: Medical

Page: 1568

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Recognized as the definitive book in laboratory medicine since 1908, Henry’s Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods, edited by Richard A. McPherson, MD and Matthew R. Pincus, MD, PhD, is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary pathology reference that gives you state-of-the-art guidance on lab test selection and interpretation of results. Revisions throughout keep you current on the latest topics in the field, such as biochemical markers of bone metabolism, clinical enzymology, pharmacogenomics, and more! A user-friendly full-color layout puts all the latest, most essential knowledge at your fingertips. Update your understanding of the scientific foundation and clinical application of today's complete range of laboratory tests. Get optimal test results with guidance on error detection, correction, and prevention as well as cost-effective test selection. Reference the information you need quickly and easily thanks to a full-color layout, many new color illustrations and visual aids, and an organization by organ system. Master all the latest approaches in clinical laboratory medicine with new and updated coverage of: the chemical basis for analyte assays and common interferences; lipids and dyslipoproteinemia; markers in the blood for cardiac injury evaluation and related stroke disorders; coagulation testing for antiplatelet drugs such as aspirin and clopidogrel; biochemical markers of bone metabolism; clinical enzymology; hematology and transfusion medicine; medical microbiology; body fluid analysis; and many other rapidly evolving frontiers in the field. Effectively monitor the pace of drug clearing in patients undergoing pharmacogenomic treatments with a new chapter on this groundbreaking new area. Apply the latest best practices in clinical laboratory management with special chapters on organization, work flow, quality control, interpretation of results, informatics, financial management, and establishing a molecular diagnostics laboratory. Confidently prepare for the upcoming recertification exams for clinical pathologists set to begin in 2016.

Macleod's Clinical Examination

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Author: John Forbes Munro,Ian W. Campbell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780443061721

Category: Medical

Page: 312

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The 10th Edition of MACLEOD'S CLINICAL EXAMINATION contains the practical skills clinicians must develop to learn advanced diagnostic procedures, management strategies, and plans. Throughout the book, the methods of obtaining an accurate history and performing a physical examination are emphasized. Each main chapter begins by describing the relevant symptom and its significance. The normal findings in a physical examination are described and related to important aspects of applied anatomy and physiology. The examination sequence and the relevance of abnormal signs are then discussed in detail. Chapters conclude with the advantages and limitations of the investigations as well as examples. Spanish version also available, ISBN: 84-8174-549-9

Macleods klinische Diagnose

Leitsymptome - Flowcharts - Diagnosen

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Author: Alan G. Japp,Colin Robertson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 3437180002

Category: Medical

Page: 432

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Neue Reihe KLINIKPRAXIS Macleods klinische Diagnose: Mit Flowcharts vom Leitsymptom zur Diagnose Hier finden Medizinstudenten im PJ und Anfangsassistenten konkrete Anleitung für die erste Zeit in der Klinik: Für zahlreiche Leitsymptome v.a. aus der Inneren Medizin und der Chirurgie zeigt Ihnen dieses praxisorientierte Buch Schritt für Schritt den Weg von den Symptomen bis zur Diagnose. Es erklärt, wie Sie die Informationen aus Anamnese, Untersuchung, Routinediagnostik und ggf. weiterführender Diagnostik zusammenführen und wie Sie Differentialdiagnosen ausschließen. Für jedes Leitsymptom gibt es einen schnellen Überblick mit Flowcharts; daran schließt sich jeweils ein übersichtlich gegliederter Erklärungsteil mit allen benötigten Hintergrundinformationen an. Praktische Vorgaben für zahlreiche Leitsymptome: Überblick durch farbige Flowcharts, dazu farbcodierte Hintergrundinformationen mit Erklärungen, auch bei atypischer Symptomatik. Sicheres Behandeln: schnelles Erkennen der ''red flags'', Management lebensbedrohlicher Zustände, Durchführung aller notwendigen Untersuchungen. Stellen einer fundierten Diagnose: systematisches Zusammenführen von Informationen aus Anamnese, Untersuchung und Diagnostik und Ausschluss der Differentialdiagnosen. Konkrete Anleitung für das erste Arbeiten am Patienten: Ideal für Famulatur, Blockpraktikum und PJ bis hin zur Assistenzzeit. KLINIKPRAXIS: Gut vorbereitet in die Patientenversorgung!

Davidson's Principles and Practice of Medicine International Edition

With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

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Author: Brian R. Walker,Nicki R Colledge

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702051039

Category: Medical

Page: 1392

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More than two million medical students, doctors and other health professionals from around the globe have owned a copy of Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine since it was first published. Today’s readers rely on this beautifully illustrated text to provide up-to-date detail of contemporary medical practice, presented in a style that is concise and yet easy to read. Davidson’s provides the factual knowledge required to practise medicine, explaining it in the context of underlying principles, basic science and research evidence, and shows how to apply this knowledge to the management of patients who present with problems rather than specific diseases. The book has won numerous prizes including being highly commended in the British Medical Association book awards. Davidson’s global perspective is enhanced by the input of an international team of authors and a distinguished International Advisory Board from 17 countries. Building on the foundations laid down by its original editor, Davidson’s remains one of the world’s leading and most respected textbooks of medicine. The underlying principles of medicine are described concisely in the first part of the book, and the detailed practice of medicine within each sub-specialty is described in later system-based chapters. Most chapters begin with a two-page overview of the important elements of the clinical examination, including a manikin to illustrate the key steps in the examination of the relevant system. A practical, problem-based clinical approach is described in the ‘Presenting Problems’ sections, to complement the detailed descriptions of each disease. The text is extensively illustrated, with over 1000 diagrams, clinical photographs, and radiology and pathology images. 1350 text boxes present information in a way suitable for revision, including 150 clinical evidence boxes summarising the results of systematic reviews and randomised controlled trials and 65 ’In Old Age’ boxes highlighting important aspects of medical practice in the older population. A combined index and glossary of medical acronyms contains over 10 000 subject entries. The contents can also be searched comprehensively as part of the online access to the whole book on the StudentConsult platform. Access over 500 self-testing questions with answers linked to the book’s content for further reading. The text uses both SI and non-SI units to make it suitable for readers throughout the globe. A new chapter specifically on Stroke Disease recognises the emergence of Stroke Medicine as a distinct clinical and academic discipline. A rationalisation of the 1350 boxes used throughout the book gives a simpler and clearer presentation of the various categories. New ‘In Adolescence’ boxes recognise the fact that many chronic disorders begin in childhood and become the responsibility of physicians practising adult medicine. These boxes acknowledge the overlap ‘transitional’ phase and highlight the key points of importance when looking after young people. The regular introduction of new authors and editors maintains the freshness of each new edition. On this occasion Dr Ian Penman has joined the editorial team and 18 new authors bring new experience and ideas to the content and presentation of the textbook. An expanded International Advisory Board of 38 members includes new members from several different countries.

Tietz Textbook of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics - E-Book

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Author: Carl A. Burtis,Edward R. Ashwood,David E. Bruns

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455759422

Category: Medical

Page: 2256

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As the definitive reference for clinical chemistry, Tietz Textbook of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics, 5th Edition offers the most current and authoritative guidance on selecting, performing, and evaluating results of new and established laboratory tests. Up-to-date encyclopedic coverage details everything you need to know, including: analytical criteria for the medical usefulness of laboratory procedures; new approaches for establishing reference ranges; variables that affect tests and results; the impact of modern analytical tools on lab management and costs; and applications of statistical methods. In addition to updated content throughout, this two-color edition also features a new chapter on hemostasis and the latest advances in molecular diagnostics. Section on Molecular Diagnostics and Genetics contains nine expanded chapters that focus on emerging issues and techniques, written by experts in field, including Y.M. Dennis Lo, Rossa W.K. Chiu, Carl Wittwer, Noriko Kusukawa, Cindy Vnencak-Jones, Thomas Williams, Victor Weedn, Malek Kamoun, Howard Baum, Angela Caliendo, Aaron Bossler, Gwendolyn McMillin, and Kojo S.J. Elenitoba-Johnson. Highly-respected author team includes three editors who are well known in the clinical chemistry world. Reference values in the appendix give you one location for comparing and evaluating test results. NEW! Two-color design throughout highlights important features, illustrations, and content for a quick reference. NEW! Chapter on hemostasis provides you with all the information you need to accurately conduct this type of clinical testing. NEW! Six associate editors, Ann Gronowski, W. Greg Miller, Michael Oellerich, Francois Rousseau, Mitchell Scott, and Karl Voelkerding, lend even more expertise and insight to the reference. NEW! Reorganized chapters ensure that only the most current information is included.

Sleep Disorders Medicine E-Book

Basic Science, Technical Considerations, and Clinical Aspects

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Author: Sudhansu Chokroverty

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 070203908X

Category: Medical

Page: 750

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Dr. Sudhansu Chokroverty—a world-recognized expert in sleep medicine—presents the third edition of Sleep Disorders Medicine for the latest developments in this rapidly expanding specialty, with coverage of neuroscience and clinical application. In addition to summarizing basic science and important technological aspects of diagnosis and treatment, this edition presents new chapters—on sleep and memory consolidation, neuroimaging, and more—in a color layout that makes it easy to access the latest advances in the field. The text’s manageable size and logical, multi-disciplinary approach make it the right choice for newcomers and experienced clinicians alike. Covers all aspects of sleep medicine in a practical, logical format divided into three sections: the basic science of sleep physiology, neuroanatomy, and biochemistry; the technical methods of recording; and a clinical approach to patients with sleep complaints. Represents the breadth of knowledge across disciplines through the contributions of 50 prominent names in the field of sleep medicine. Provides a multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis and management of sleep disorders with coverage of related fields such as pulmonology, otolaryngology, and psychiatry. Includes a Glossary of Terms adapted from the American Sleep Disorders Association for quick reference to the sleep terminology used throughout the text. Demonstrates how recent basic science advances affect clinical medicine through new chapters on Sleep Deprivation and Sleepiness; Sleep and Memory Consolidation; Neuroimaging in Sleep and Sleep Disorders; Nutrition and Sleep; Nature and Treatment of Insomnia; Evolution of Sleep from Birth through Adolescence; Sleep-Disordered Breathing in Children and Women’s Sleep. Improves on the clarity and consistency of the text with a new, completely redrawn art program, including full-color illustrations in the clinical section that enhances diagnostic material.

Caffey's Pediatric Diagnostic Imaging E-Book

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Author: Brian D. Coley

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455753602

Category: Medical

Page: 1784

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Since 1945, radiologists have turned to Caffey's Pediatric Diagnostic Imaging for the most comprehensive coverage and unparalleled guidance in all areas of pediatric radiology. Continuing this tradition of excellence, the completely revised 12th edition - now more concise yet still complete - focuses on the core issues you need to understand new protocols and sequences, and know what techniques are most appropriate for given clinical situations. "This text will obviously be of great interest not only to radiologists, also to those who work with children including all pediatric specialties. It is also extremely useful in countries with resource poor setting where there is shortage of well-trained radiologists in pediatric specialties." Reviewed by: Yangon Children Hospital on behalf of the Journal of the European Paediatric Neurology Society, January 2014 "This is a thoroughly up-to-date text, divided into manageable topics, at a very reasonable price and I thoroughly recommend it to anyone who needs updating in the field of paediatrics or paediatric imaging." RAD, February 2014 Determine the best modality for each patient with state-of-the art discussions of the latest pediatric imaging techniques. Quickly grasp the fundamentals you need to know through a more precise, streamlined format, reorganized by systems and disease processes, as well as "Teaching Boxes" that highlight key points in each chapter. Apply all the latest pediatric advances in clinical fetal neonatology techniques, technology, and pharmacology. Achieve accurate diagnoses as safely as possible. Increased coverage of MRI findings and newer imaging techniques for all organ systems emphasizes imaging examination appropriateness and safety. Reap the fullest benefit from the latest neuroimaging techniques including diffusion tensor imaging, fMRI, and susceptibility weighted imaging. Keep current with the latest pediatric radiological knowledge and evidence-based practices. Comprehensive updates throughout include new and revised chapters on prenatal imaging; newer anatomic and functional imaging techniques (including advances in cardiac imaging); disease classifications and insights into imaging disease processes; and advanced imaging topics in neurological, thoracoabdominal, and musculoskeletal imaging. Compare your findings to more than 10,000 high-quality radiology images. Access the full text online at Expert Consult including illustrations, videos, and bonus online-only pediatric imaging content.

Clinical Neuroscience E-Book

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Author: Paul Johns

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455742120

Category: Medical

Page: 240

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This book provides a clear and readable introduction to the central concepts of clinical neuroscience. The first part of the book deals with fundamental areas of neuroscience required for a sound understanding of brain disease. This is followed by an account of the neurobiology of the most common and important brain diseases of the western world (stroke, epilepsy, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis). The book is in the same general style as the successful Crossman: Neuronatomy with extensive colour illustrations. Short, affordable and readable introductory level text in the smae style as Crossman: Neuroanatomy. Assumes little previous neuroscience knowledge. Explains fundamental concepts without overwhelming detail Focuses on clinically relevant material. Includes the most common and important neurological disorders.

Clinical Neurophysiology - E-Book

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Author: U. K Misra

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 8131231518

Category: Medical

Page: 470

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Clinical Neurophysiology is aimed at bedside clinical application of neurophysiological tests, with emphasis on clinical problem solving. Highly illustrated format including line diagrams, clinical photographs, CT scan and MRI pictures with corresponding neurophysiological findings is a special feature of this book. Clinical Neurophysiology is written by clinicians for fellow clinicians. This book will be useful to all those ordering, conducting or interpreting electrodiagnostic tests, especially students and clinicians in the areas of neurology, neurosurgery, and pediatrics. The exposition is systematically organized into the following three parts: Nerve Conduction: It discusses the basis of electrodiagnostic signals and their measurements. The techniques of performing nerve conduction tests of various nerves have been illustrated with a series of simple line diagrams. Electromyography: It deals with the basis of EMG signals, their recording and interpretation. The application of myography in various myopathies and neurogenic disorders has been discussed in detail. A review of single fiber electromyography is included. Evoked Potentials: This covers visual, brainstem, somatosensory and motor evoked potentials. New to this Edition Three chapters: Electrodiagnosis in Pediatric Practice, Cognitive Evoked Potential, and Role of Clinical Neurophysiology in Prognosis of Neuromuscular Disorders. Updation of all chapters in the light of recent advances in genetics, immunology, molecular diagnosis, and neurophysiology. Extensive revision of Electromyography, Clinical Application of Electromyography and Nerve Conduction, and Repetitive Nerve Stimulation. Many additional illustrations highlighting the clinical applications of various tests.

250 Cases in Clinical Medicine E-Book

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Author: Ragavendra R. Baliga

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702050261

Category: Medical

Page: 928

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A new, fully updated edition of Baliga's very popular collection of short cases arranged by clinical area, emphasising the key diagnostic features of clinical conditions as commonly presented in the short-case part of the Final MB and MRCP examinations. Also included are likely instructions or commands expected from the examiner for each condition, and the key points which the candidate must tell the examiner. A must-have for the final-year undergraduate and trainee doctor. From customer reviews of the previous edition: 'This book is the most useful guide that money can buy for the final exams in the current MBChB undergraduate course. It covers important areas of clinical medicine in a question based format and highlights classical scenarios. The questions raised are classical of examiners in the long and short case examinations. This is a must buy for any undergraduate medical student!!!' 'The book is a must during the period that the young doctor or student is on the wards. It allows one to focus on the important physical findings and the relavant clinical pearls associated with the different medical conditions met... It discusses important physical findings and their diagnostic importance. I have found it useful in preparing for attending ward rounds and also for sharpening my clinical skills. The discussion section is well organised such that undergraduates as well as postgraduates can benefit and the material is up to date with good references for further reading.' 'Excellent preparation for finals as well the MRCP ...MUST HAVE before MRCP PACES.' Features Ideal for use in the ward. Each of the 250 cases presents a disease or topic which is covered consistently to address:● salient features ● history ● examination ● diagnosis ● questions covering investigations and differentiations ● advanced-level questions ● management. New to this edition: Over 350 new images Enhanced advanced-level questions Many more tables

Cytology E-Book

Diagnostic Principles and Clinical Correlates

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Author: Edmund S. Cibas,Barbara S. Ducatman

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437719708

Category: Medical

Page: 552

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This new edition examines the latest diagnostic techniques for the interpretation of a complete range of cytological specimens. It is concise, yet covers all of the organ systems in which the procedure is used, with the number of pages devoted to each body site proportional to the clinical relevance of cytology for that site. Inside, you’ll find new information on ductal lavage cytology and expanded coverage of FNA performance, keeping you current with the newest procedures. Over 700 full-color illustrations provide you with a real-life perspective of a full range of cytologic findings. Each chapter includes a discussion of indications and methods, along with a section on differential diagnosis accompanied by ancillary diagnostic techniques such as immunohistochemistry and molecular biology, where appropriate. Offers comprehensive coverage of everyday diagnostic work in a concise format for a practical benchside manual. Covers every type of cytology—gynecology, non-gynecology, and FNA. Presents an in-depth differential diagnosis discussion for all major entities. Examines the role of special techniques such as immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry, and molecular biology in resolving difficulties in interpretation and diagnosis. Provides an in-depth analysis of common diagnostic pitfalls to assist with daily signing out and reporting. Features coverage of patient management in discussions of pertinent clinical features. Uses capsule summaries featuring easy-to-read bulleted text that provide a quick review of key differential diagnoses, diagnostic pitfalls, cytomorphologic features, and tissue acquisition protocols for specific entities. Includes over 700 full-color illustrations that provide you with a real-life perspective of a full range of cytologic findings. Covers automated cytology and HPV testing in Cervical and Vaginal Cytology chapter, providing an up-to-date reference on the techniques used in today’s labs. Offers new information on ductal lavage cytology and expanded coverage of FNA performance, keeping you current with the newest procedures. Discusses the implementation of proficiency testing and changes in laboratory inspection and accreditation. Includes recommendations from the 2008 National Cancer Institute Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration State of the Science Conference.