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Textbook of Mammography

Audrey K. Tucker, Yin Y. Ng

editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 356

X-Ray mammography is the most valuable imaging technique used in the detection and evaluation of breast disease. This book is intended to provide radiologists in-training and in practice with a practical guide to the acquisition, identification and interpretation of mammograms as well as adjunctive modalities such as ultrasound, FNA cytology, MRI and digital imaging. 400 high-quality images provide the reader with a comprehensive guide to the radiologic indications of benign and malignant breast disease. The book also provides an overview of the crucial prerequisites for a successful breast cancer detection program by integrating the imaging modalities with technical and quality control issues, epidemiologic data, and risk/benefit analysis.
171,90 163,31

Travel Medicine

Colour Guide

Eric Walker, Fiona Raeside
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editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 104

This is a highly illustrated guide to an increasingly important area of health care. GPs and Practice Nurses are frequently called upon to give medical advice to people taking holidays in places which until very recently were only visited by explorers or serious mountaineers, while travel to countries where malaria is endemic is now common. Travellers frequently return with exotic rashes, etc, which are highly suitable for illustration in colour. All the important areas of the subject are covered, including advice to travellers on immunisation, malaria, assessing fitness to travel, illness while travelling and problems after return. There is at present no widely available short guide to travel medicine which is illustrated in colour and is suitable for a wide range of health professionals - this Colour Guide fills that gap.
23,24 22,08

Clinical Anatomy

A Core Text with Self-assessment

W. Stanley Monkhouse

editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 336

Part of the successful, "Master Medicine" series (formerly "Churchill's Mastery of Medicine"), this core text is concise, highly readable and well illustrated. Approached from the point of view of what medical students need to know in order to understand the clinical work they will eventually be doing. It is ideal for self-directed learning and includes a variety of self assessment exercises, with full answers, to reinforce the messages and to help students prepare for exams.
28,92 27,47

Picture Tests in Histology

Barbara Young

editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 248

This book is a collection of approximately 220 colour photomicrographs and electron micrographs, similar to (but not the same as) those in Functional Histology, with questions. Full explanatory answers are given at the back of the book.
33,57 31,89

Foundations for Practice in Occupational Therapy

Rosemary Hagedorn

editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 200

A readable, jargon-free, introduction to the theories, models and frames of reference which now form the theoretical basis of occupational therapy practice. This theory is now regarded as an essential part of the occupational therapy curriculum.
43,90 41,71

Myofascial Pain and Fibromyalgia Syndromes

A Clinical Guide to Diagnosis and Management

Peter E. Baldry

editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 432

This book is a clear and comprehensive review of current knowledge concerning the myofascial trigger point pain syndrome and fibromyalgia. It covers the pathogenesis, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations and differential diagnosis of these two closely associated muscle pain disorders. A guide to specific treatment involving trigger points is outlined in detail and supported with clear illustrations.
90,00 85,50

The Art of Palpatory Diagnosis in Oriental Medicine

Skya Gardner-Abbate

editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 364

This book provides a step-by-step introduction and practical guide to palpation as a method of assessment, diagnosis and treatment within the context of Oriental medicine, and in particular Japanese acupuncture practice. Leading the reader through the how and what of touch, around the abdomen (or hara) and other key areas of the body, the author also explores key acupuncture points for clearing these areas, as well as Japanese needle techniques. The aim of the book is to allow the reader to have a more vivid and sensitive feel for what lies below acupuncture meridians and points, and to be able to assess and treat a very wide variety of clinical conditions with an understanding of the individual patient - successfully.
80,00 76,00

Radiotherapy Physics and Equipment

Andy Williams, Samantha Morris

editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 192

This book provides a comprehensive and current review of selected radiotherapy treatment units. Not only will it be invaluable to undergraduates but also to qualified staff who have not had the opportunity to study the academic principles behind the dramatic advances in radiotherapy equipment in recent years. Each chapter contains the basic physical principles associated with each piece of equipment, building upon these ideas to examine the structure, function and applications of the machine in question. Critical evaluation of each piece of equipment is included to allow the undergraduate student to begin to develop such skills, and learning points incorporated through each chapter encourage the student to apply this fundamental learning to their own specific and unique clinical environment.
55,00 52,25

Evidence Based Coronary Care

Mark Connaughton

editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 216

All junior doctors and in particular trainee cardiologists will at some point in their training be involved in managing acute coronary syndromes and other cardiac emergencies. This handbook sets out the recognized clinical steps to take and backs them up with an analysis of the evidence supporting these decisions. "Evidence-Based Coronary Care" will provide junior doctors with the answers they seek when dealing with difficult clinical situations. Evidence-Based medicine is still very topical, and this book will adopt a similar style to James: Evidence-Based Obstetrics in setting out the clinical management plan on the verso page and the evidence supporting that plan on the recto page.
43,93 41,73

Therapeutic Touch

Theory and Practice

Jean Sayre-Adams, Stephen G. Wright

editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 172

"Therapeutic Touch" involves a variety of specific processes intended to help and heal. It is more than the comforting touch of patients; it is a set of interactions that all healthcare practitioners can incorporate into their everyday practice, and which can be as rewarding to the practitioner as they are healing for the client.
30,99 29,44

Head and Neck Pathology

With Clinical Correlations

Barry Wenig, Bruce M. Wenig
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editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 912

This groundbreaking resource examines the full range of head and neck diseases integrating both pathologic and clinical information for neoplastic as well as non-neoplastic entities. All aspects of pathologic issues are discussed, from diagnosis to the pathologic parameters that have an impact on patient management. Section one covers general principles, including cellular and molecular biology, epidemiology, ethics, HIV and AIDS, and fine needle aspiration biopsies. Then, section two discusses diseases by anatomic site from the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses ...through the thyroid and parathyroid the ear and temporal lobe and neck.
402,84 382,70

Clinical Applications of Neuromuscular Techniques

Judith Delany, Leon Chaitow

editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 496

This long awaited text is the first of two volumes which presents the theories, validation and techniques of manual treatment for both chronic and acute neuromuscular pain and somatic dysfunction. Unlike many other texts, the theory and practice are described within the context of the normal anatomy and physiology of the related structures. The book takes a regional approach to treatment, giving a structural review of each area, including ligaments and functional anatomy. It then examines each muscle and joint in that region, giving step-by-step protocols for each muscle to be treated, using a variety of neuromuscularapproaches. Particular reference is made to the treatment of trigger points. Each joint and muscle has the same sequence of headings making it easy for the reader to dip into what they need to review. Numerous two colour illustrations also appear throughout, making the anatomy and techniques described easier to follow. The two authors have drawn together and integrated information that currently has to be accessed from several sources. The result is a text which will do much to ensure the safe and effective application of soft tissue techniques and which will provide an invaluable source of reference to all manual therapy students and practitioners.
91,00 86,45

Epileptic Seizures

Pathophysiology and Clinical Semiology

Hans O. Luders, Soheyl Noachtar

editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 816

This book/CD ROM package aims to present a systematic and comprehensive overview of the clinical semiology of epileptic seizures. It is ideal for the practicing neurologist, who must recognize, diagnose, and treat the patient with epileptic seizures. The CD ROM demonstrates typical symptoms of different seizure types.
198,00 188,10

Management of Urologic Malignancies

David E. Neal, Freddie C. Hamdy
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editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 648

"Management of Urologic Malignancies" is a highly accessible and practical reference guide to all urologic cancers. With a strong emphasis on best practice management choices, the book is ideal for the general urologist seeking to treat cancer patients with optimum effect. Each of the urologic cancers is discussed in depth. Each section of the book covers incidence, etiology, diagnosis, imaging, staging and pathology, and finally multimodality management. Each management section is accompanied by an algorithm that summarises the expert's management plan, the content of which is then expanded in text form for those seeking more detail. This title provides a comprehensive, up-to-date guide in a very accessible, user-friendly format. It will be of essential use to all those involved in the diagnosis and management of urologic cancers, particularly the trainee and practising urologist.
191,00 181,45

Echocardiography for the Neonatologist

Dale Alverson, Jonathan Skinner
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editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 256

This book provides a highly practical atlas on the use of echocardiography by the neonatologist in the management of the neonate. Whilst recognising the limitations of the non-specialist in echocardiography, the lavish use of illustrations and practical advice will provide an excellent companion to those being trained in and applying this technique in the special care baby unit.
103,99 98,79

Evidence-based Medicine

How to Practice and Teach EBM

David L. Sackett, R. Brian Haynes
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editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 280

This manual is designed for clinicians who want to learn how to practise and teach evidence-based medicine. Written for the busy practitioner, it is short and highly practical. It shifts the focus from theory and explanation to tactics and clinical applications, seeking to reflect the growing ability to transform critical appraisals of evidence into direct clinical action. The chapters examine areas such as diagnosis and screening, prognosis, therapy, and how to find the best evidence. The accompanying CD-ROM contains clinical examples, critical appraisals, and background papers from 14 other health disciplines. It also features extended descriptions (including sample Web pages) of several evidence sources.
39,00 37,05

Clinical Oncology

Martin D. Abeloff

editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 2963

The New Edition of this superbly integrated, multi-disciplinary resource continues to examine all aspects of the treatment of cancer. Its accessible, user-friendly format allows readers to find the information they need quickly. This 2nd Edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the latest developments in basic science, pathology, diagnosis, management, outcomes, rehabilitation and prevention. Features: * new chapters on molecular diagnostic methods, a range of new developmental therapies and genes and cancer. * Delivers cutting-edge coverage of scientific and clinical advances-including the classification and treatment of new lymphoma entities new information on the diagnosis and management of breast cancer, the management of cervical cancer, and the genetic detection of cancer new drug treatments new laboratory methods and more. * Integrates expert perspectives from the disciplines of medical oncology, surgical oncology, radiation oncology, and haematology. * Offers a balanced, critical review of each treatment-with specific recommendations that represent the consensus of experts in the field. * Highlights the preferred management strategies of chapter authors in eye-catching red text boxes. * Makes reference easy with a logical, consistent chapter organisation and more than 1,000 figures, algorithms, flow diagrams, and tables. * Integrates the authority of 4 renowned editors who are current or past presidents of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. * Includes an outline summary of key facts in each chapter.
38,00 36,10

Principles and Practice of Phytotherapy

Modern Herbal Medicine

Kerry Bone, Simon Mills

editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 648

This groundbreaking text is the only comprehensive, thoroughly researched, carefully referenced, up-to-date text on the practice of herbal medicine, written by herbalists who have active experience in clinical practice, education, manufacturing and research. This book provides a detailed, practical and where possible research based rationale for the use of herbal treatments in a wide variety of clinical conditions and problems. Through the filter of current scientific literature, the authors have reappraised traditional use of herbal remedies and present realistic guidelines for modern practice. As a result "Principles and Practice of Phytotherapy" is a uniquely authoritative guide to applying herbal medicines as serious options for the treatment of some of the most troublesome conditions in the modern clinic. It will be greatly welcomed by those already using these remedies but will also be valued by any medical or healthcare practitioner who has thought about using plant remedies but was looking for a coherent approach that made modern sense.
87,00 82,65

Child Abuse and Neglect

A Clinician's Handbook

Christopher J. Hobbs, Helga G. I. Hanks
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editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 504

"Child Abuse and Neglect: A Clinicians Handbook" provides a practical and straightforward account of clinical signs, differential diagnosis and management of child abuse and neglect. While it is concerned with the practical issues for clinicians, emphasis is also given to the team approach required for successful management.
140,00 133,00

Interventional Cardiovascular Medicine

Principles and Practice

Gary S. Roubin, Robert S. Stack
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editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 976

A new edition of this practical 'how to' text brings the reader the latest information and techniques in interventional cardiovascular medicine. With practical coverage of well-established and new techniques, it bridges the gap between basic science and clinical practice. Thorough and concise updates with additional algorithms give the reader a convenient, easy-to-use and definitive reference. In addition, the sections on vascular medicine and stenting have been expanded.
284,57 270,34

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