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Flexible Bronchoscopy

a cura di Ko-Pen Wang, Atul C. Mehta

editore: Wiley-Blackwell

pagine: 496

In this fourth edition of the popular Flexible Bronchoscopy, which has been revised and updated throughout, the world's leading specialists discuss the technical and procedural aspects of performing diagnostic and therapeutic bronchoscopy. Four new chapters have been added, taking into account new developments in EBUS and electromagnetic navigation.
153,00 145,35

Cotes' Lung Function

Robert L. Maynard

editore: Wiley-Blackwell

pagine: 808

The seventh edition of the most authoritative and comprehensive book published on lung function, now completely revised and restructured Lung function assessment is the central pillar of respiratory diagnosis. Most hospitals have lung function laboratories where patients are tested with a variety of physiological methods. The tests and techniques used are specialized and utilize the expertise of respiratory physicians, physiologists, and technicians. This new edition of the classic text on lung function is a theoretical textbook and practical manual in one that gives a comprehensive account of lung function and its assessment in healthy persons and those with all types of respiratory disorder, against a background of respiratory, exercise, and environmental physiology. It incorporates the technical and methodological recommendations for lung function testing of the American Thoracic Society and European Respiratory Society. Cotes' Lung Function, 7th Edition is filled with chapters covering respiratory surveys, respiratory muscles, neonatal assessment, exercise, sleep, high altitude, hyperbaria, the effects of cold and heat, respirable dusts, fumes and vapors, anesthesia, surgery, and respiratory rehabilitation. It also offers a compendium of lung function in selected individual diseases and is filled with more diagrams and illustrative cases than previous editions. The only text to cover lung function assessment from first principles including methodology, reference values, and interpretation Completely re-written in a contemporary style—includes user-friendly equations and more diagrams Covers the latest advances in the treatment of lung function, including a stronger clinical and practical bias and more on new techniques and equipment Keeps mathematical treatments to a minimum Cotes' Lung Function is an ideal guide for respiratory physicians and surgeons, staff of lung function laboratories, and others who have a professional interest in the function of the lungs at rest or on exercise and how it may be assessed. Physiologists, anthropologists, pediatricians, anesthetists, occupational physicians, explorers, epidemiologists, and respiratory nurses should also find the book useful.
170,00 161,50

Gregory's Pediatric Anesthesia

a cura di George A. Gregory, Dean B. Andropoulos

editore: Wiley-Blackwell

pagine: 1328

As the field pediatric anesthesia advances and expands, so too does the gamut of challenges that are faced by today's anesthesiologists. Gregory's Pediatric Anesthesia aims to fully prepare trainees and experienced professionals for modern practice by equipping them with the knowledge and cutting-edge techniques necessary to safely and successfully anesthetize children for a range of different surgeries and other procedures. Supporting their work with current data and evidence, the authors explore topics including basic principles, potential complications, and best practice, and illustrate their findings with detailed case studies that cover all major subspecialties. This essential new edition includes access to illustrative videos and features new and expanded sections, such as: Anesthesia for Spinal Surgery complications including postoperative blindness Robotic surgery for Pediatric Urological Procedures Anesthesia for Non-Cardiac Surgery in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease (new chapter) Extensive additional ultrasound images for regional anesthesia Neonatal Resuscitation The Pediatric Surgical Home and Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (new chapter) Now in its sixth edition, Gregory's Pediatric Anesthesia continues to provide reliable and easy-to-follow guidance to all anesthesiologists caring for younger patients.
289,00 274,55

Haemoglobinopathy Diagnosis

Barbara J. Bain

editore: Wiley-Blackwell

pagine: 448

An updated, essential guide for the laboratory diagnosis of haemoglobin disorders This revised and updated third edition of Haemoglobinopathy Diagnosis offers a comprehensive review of the practical information needed for an understanding of the laboratory diagnosis of haemoglobin disorders. Written in a concise and approachable format, the book includes an overview of clinical and laboratory features of these disorders. The author focuses on the selection, performance, and interpretation of the tests that are offered by the majority of diagnostic laboratories. The book also explains when more specialist tests are required and explores what specialist referral centres will accomplish. The information on diagnosis is set in a clinical context. The third edition is written by a leading haematologist with a reputation for educational excellence. Designed as a practical resource, the book is filled with illustrative examples and helpful questions that can aide in the retention of the material presented. Additionally, the author includes information on the most recent advances in the field. This important text: - Contains a practical, highly illustrated, approach to the laboratory diagnosis of haemoglobin disorders - Includes "test-yourself" questions and provides an indispensable tool for learning and teaching - Presents new material on antenatal screening/prenatal diagnostic services - Offers myriad self-assessment case studies that are ideal for the trainee Written for trainees and residents in haematology, practicing haematologists, and laboratory scientists, Haemoglobinopathy Diagnosis is an essential reference and learning tool that provides a clear basis for understanding the diagnosis of haemoglobin disorders.
153,00 145,35

Textbook for Orthodontic Therapists

Ceri Davies

editore: Wiley-Blackwell

pagine: 424

Textbook for Orthodontic Therapists is a comprehensive text specifically designed for orthodontic therapists. Written in an accessible and digestible format, it provides the essential clinical and theoretical knowledge needed for daily clinical practice. Covering learning outcomes required by the examining bodies and the General Dental Council (GDC), it includes topics such as common types of orthodontic appliances, frequently found orthodontic problems, skeletal assessment and classification of malocclusion. It also contains information on subjects relevant to the dental profession for example medical emergencies, clinical governance and more. Written to help the reader understand the role and function of an orthodontic therapist, Textbook for Orthodontic Therapists offers support to those undertaking the Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy and to assist those who already work as orthodontic therapists, helping them in their quest to enhance safe and effective care.
56,00 53,20

Cancer Chemotherapy: Basic Science to the Clinic

Gary S. Goldberg, Rachel Airley

editore: Wiley-Blackwell

pagine: 305

Provides a clear and accessible summary of all stages and aspects of the discovery, design, development, validation and clinical use of anticancer drugs This new edition provides an update on the current state of the art of cancer chemotherapy and clinical practice and presents new pipeline anticancer agents and promising therapeutic strategies that are emerging alongside new breakthroughs in cancer biology. Its unique approach enables students to gain an understanding of the pathological, physiological, and molecular processes governing malignancy, while also introducing the role of health professionals and scientists in the research and treatment of cancer. Invaluable for its clarity and accessibility, Cancer Chemotherapy: Basic Science to the Clinic, 2nd Edition offers complete coverage of the scientific and clinical aspects of the creation, development, and administration of drugs or drug regimens used in the treatment of the disease. Chapters look at: cancer epidemiology and histopathology; carcinogenesis; current research; tumor hypoxia; antiangiogenic and antivascular agents; protein kinase and Ras blockers; new targets associated with development such as Hedgehog and Wnt signaling; stem cells; immunotherapy and oncolytic viruses; and more. Presents a clear, accessible, and comprehensive approach to cancer chemotherapy from basic science to clinical practice Offers a major update that reflects the latest developments in personalized chemotherapy Provides in-depth coverage of advances in biomarker diagnostics Includes new chapters/sections on bioinformatics and the ‘omic sciences’; pharmaceutical strategies used to achieve tumor-selective drug delivery; and cancer cell autophagy Combines descriptions of both clinical protocol and explanations of the drug design process in one self-contained book Features numerous diagrams and illustrations to enhance reader understanding Aimed at upper undergraduate, graduate, and medical students, Cancer Chemotherapy: Basic Science to the Clinic, 2nd Edition is also an excellent reference for health professional, especially clinicians specializing in Clinical Oncology, and their patients who want to gain an understanding of cancer and available treatment options.
56,00 53,20

Removable Prosthodontics at a Glance

James Field, Claire Storey

editore: Wiley-Blackwell

pagine: 120

Removable Prosthodontics at a Glance provides a comprehensive and accessible guide to the practical elements of complete and partial denture provision. It serves as the perfect illustrated guide for learners, and a handy revision guide for subsequent undergraduate and postgraduate studies. Following the familiar, easy to use at a Glance format, each topic is presented as a double page spread with text accompanied by clear colour diagrams and clinical photographs to support conceptual understanding. Key concepts such as patient assessment, material handling, denture design, making impressions, and much more are explained and superbly illustrated enabling the reader to visualise the intended clinical endpoint. Removable Prosthodontics at a Glance is a valuable resource for students studying dentistry and clinical dental technology, and those preparing for further studies in Prosthodontics.
57,00 54,15

Practical Procedures in the Management of Tooth Wear

Subir Banerji, Shamir B. Mehta
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editore: Wiley-Blackwell

pagine: 248

New to the Practical Procedures in… series, Practical Procedures in the Management of Tooth Wear demonstrates a wide range of up to date clinical techniques in the practical management of tooth wear. Presented in an accessible and user-friendly format, the book summarises the key points of each procedure, complete with clinical photographs. Chapters outline the principles and procedures for each technique, offer clinical tips and advice, and include full references. Topics include patient assessment and diagnosis, treatment planning for localised and generalised tooth wear, the partially dentate patient, tooth wear monitoring, management, and maintenance. Created by an internationally-recognised team with both clinical and academic expertise, this valuable resource: Presents comprehensive, evidence-based coverage of the management of tooth wear Examines the epidemiology and etiology of tooth wear Covers practical aspects such as record taking, aesthetic evaluation, prevention, clinical occlusion and active monitoring Includes access to high quality instructional videos to further supplement the text. Practical Procedures in the Management of Tooth Wear is a unique source of information for general dental practitioners, senior undergraduate dental students, and postgraduates preparing for higher qualifications and training.
102,00 96,90

The Maudsley Guidelines on Advanced Prescribing in Psychosis

David M. Taylor, Paul Morrison
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editore: Wiley-Blackwell

pagine: 112

A guide to treating psychosis that provides information on drug options and side-effects in order to allow for weighing treatment options knowledgably The Maudsley Guidelines on Advanced Prescribing in Psychosis offers a resource that puts the focus on the need to treat the individual needs of a patient. The authors - noted experts on the topic - offer an alternative to the one-size-fits-all treatment of psychosis and shows how to build psychiatrist and patient relationships that will lead to effective individual treatment plans. The book provides up-to-date data and information about commonly used anti-psychotic drugs and drugs used in bipolar disorder. The text weighs both the upsides and downsides of each pharmaceutical presented, and helps prescribers and patients weigh the costs and benefits of various options to reach an appropriate treatment plan. The authors highlight the treatment at a population level and the systems in which individual treatments take places. This important resource: Facilitates the tailoring of an appropriate treatment plan for clients manifesting signs of psychosis Offers a comparative strategy that helps gauge the suitability of one treatment plan over another Provides at-hand data and information about commonly used anti-psychotic drugs Includes an understanding of the origins and side-effects of each drug presented The Maudsley Guidelines on Advanced Prescribing in Psychosis offers psychiatrists and other mental health practitioners an essential guide for treating psychosis on an individualized level.
25,00 23,75

Electrocardiography in Ischemic Heart Disease

Clinical and Imaging Correlations and Prognostic Implications

Miguel Fiol-Sala, Birnbaum Yochai
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editore: Wiley-Blackwell

pagine: 415

The electrocardiogram (ECG) is integral to the accurate diagnosis and optimal management of patients with ischemic heart disease. Picking up a wide range of indicators, it provides valuable prognostic data to cardiologists and emergency medicine specialists for whom ECG readings are a trusted and everyday resource. Electrocardiography in Ischemic Heart Disease is designed to help enhance such clinicians' understanding of ECG recordings and their relationship to anatomical patterns of myocardial ischemia, thereby facilitating the continued improvement of patient care. For this new edition, the book's globally recognized team of authors has revised and expanded the original text to bring it up to date with the cardiology of today. Practical explanations of electrophysiological mechanisms, ischemic insults, and arterial occlusions are placed in the context of the ECG's day-to-day use, while full-color images illustrate core concepts in a vivid and instructive manner. This essential guide: Demonstrates correlations between ECG recordings and anatomical patterns of myocardial ischemia Covers STEMI, special forms of NSTEMI, and Q waves Describes electrocardiographic patterns of ischemia, injury, and infarction Includes full-color images Explores advanced techniques such as contrast-enhanced cardiac magnetic resonance Electrocardiography in Ischemic Heart Disease is an indispensable resource for both trainee and practicing cardiologists, emergency medicine physicians, and any clinicians involved in the diagnosis and management of ischemic heart disease.
164,00 155,80

Manual of Temporomandibular Disorders

Edward F. Wright, Gary D. Klasser

editore: Wiley-Blackwell

pagine: 416

Fully updated with the latest information in the field, this comprehensive book provides a practical guide to diagnosing and managing temporomandibular disorders in the dental practice. Written in an accessible, user-friendly style, it offers a simplified approach to the basic concepts and management decision points for the most commonly observed temporomandibular conditions, integrating the latest advances and advice throughout. Quick Consult, Focal Point, and Technical Tip boxes provide quick access to relevant information, and study results are summarized in graphs for ease of comprehension. Manual of Temporomandibular Disorders, Fourth Edition examines an array of medical and dental conditions that affect the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), masticatory muscles, and contiguous structures. It presents evidence-based, clinically practical information to help dentists diagnose TMD accurately, rule out disorders that mimic TMD, and provide effective therapy for most patients. Special features include: Frequently Asked Questions Quick Consults, Technical Tips, and Focal Points Information on disorders that mimic TMD and factors that warrant referral Extensive color photographs and line drawings A companion website providing helpful examples and patient handouts Manual of Temporomandibular Disorders, Fourth Edition is a must-have how-to manual for general dentists, dental students, and residents involved in this area of practice.
112,00 106,40

Laser Surgery in Veterinary Medicine

Christopher J. Winkler

editore: Wiley-Blackwell

pagine: 380

This book is a state-of-the-art reference to using surgical lasers to treat animal patients. Encompassing theory and practice, it emphasizes procedures, techniques, and equipment, with specific recommendations for laser settings.   While most of the procedures emphasize surgeries on dogs and cats, this practical guide also dedicates chapters to equine, small mammal, avian, aquatic animal, and reptile surgeries, making it an excellent clinical reference for any busy veterinarian.  The book begins with background information on the theory and science of laser surgery, then details specific surgical procedures with step-by-step instructions and accompanying photographs. The next section provides practical guidance for incorporating lasers into the veterinary practice, and the final section offers a look at the future of lasers in veterinary medicine and surgery. A companion website features video clips of surgery procedures.  Presents a state-of-the-art guide to using laser surgery in veterinary practice, from theory and procedures to techniques and equipment Focuses on dogs and cats, including specialties such as ophthalmic laser surgery, laser neurosurgery, and photodynamic therapy, with chapters on equine, small mammal, avian, aquatic animal, and reptile surgeries Draws on the experience of more than 20 experts in various areas Provides practical advice for incorporating laser surgery into the veterinary practice, with the heart of the book devoted to specific surgical procedures Includes specific recommendations for laser settings and techniques for the procedures discussed Offers video clips demonstrating surgical techniques on a companion website  Laser Surgery in Veterinary Medicine is an essential resource for anyone using surgical lasers in veterinary medicine, including veterinary students, practitioners, and specialists.
171,00 162,45

Blackwell's Five-minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Small Animal Gastrointestinal Diseases

Jo Ann Morrison, Jocelyn Mott

editore: Wiley-Blackwell

Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Small Animal Gastrointestinal Diseases offers a highly accessible resource for the most common and not-so common diseases of the gastrointestinal system, pancreas, liver, and gallbladder in small animals.   Covers diseases and disorders of the oral cavity and salivary glands, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, anus and perianal region, pancreas, liver, and gall bladder Provides a comprehensive yet concise reference to gastrointestinal and hepatologic diseases encountered in daily veterinary practice Presents the most important information for each disease in a highly accessible format Depicts the clinical conditions discussed with helpful color photographs
128,20 121,79

Diseases of Swine

Locke A. Karriker, Alejandro Ramirez
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editore: Wiley-Blackwell

pagine: 1136

Provides a fully revised Eleventh Edition of the definitive reference to swine health and disease  Diseases of Swine has been the definitive reference on swine health and disease for over 60 years. This new edition has been completely revised to include the latest information, developments, and research in the field. Now with full color images throughout, this comprehensive and authoritative resource has been redesigned for improved consistency and readability, with a reorganized format for more intuitive access to information.  Diseases of Swine covers a wide range of essential topics on swine production, health, and management, with contributions from more than 100 of the foremost international experts in the field. This revised edition makes the information easy to find and includes expanded information on welfare and behavior.   A key reference for anyone involved in the swine industry, Diseases of Swine, Eleventh Edition:  Presents a thorough revision to the gold-standard reference on pig health and disease Features full color images throughout the book Includes information on the most current advances in the field Provides comprehensive information on swine welfare and behavior Offers a reorganized format to make the information more accessible Written for veterinarians, academicians, students, and individuals and agencies responsible for swine health and public health, Diseases of Swine, Eleventh Edition is an essential guide to swine health.
212,90 202,26
37,00 35,15

Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism 9°th Edition

John P. Bilezikian

editore: Wiley-Blackwell

pagine: 1100

Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism, 9th Edition is the comprehensive revision of the field-leading reference on bone and mineral health. The eighth edition has been fully revised by the leading researchers and clinicians in the field to provide concise coverage of the widest possible spectrum of metabolic bone diseases and disorders of mineral metabolism. Chapters look to explain basic biological factors of healthy development and disease states and make it easily translatable to clinical interventions. Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism is the definitive, one-stop reference for anyone working in the field of bone health and disease.
190,40 180,88

Veterinary Psychopharmacology 2nd ed

Sharon L. Crowell-Davis, Letitia Mattos de Souza Dantas
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editore: Wiley-Blackwell

pagine: 304

This fully revised Second Edition of Veterinary Psychopharmacology offers an authoritative reference to the drugs prescribed to treat psychiatric, psychological, and behavioral disorders in pets. Designed to be an accessible resource, the text is divided into sections on psychopharmacologic principles and clinical psychopharmacology. Comprehensive in scope, the book contains detailed information on pharmacologic intervention for pet mental health and behavior issues, offers thorough explanations of options, and explores why a particular drug should be prescribed and why it works. Updated to include the recent advances in psychopharmacology for pets, the Second Edition includes new chapters that cover the principles of psychopharmacology, miscellaneous serotonergic agents, anticonvulsants and mood stabilizers, sympatholytic agents, and NMDA antagonists. In addition, the text explains the drug options, including all the information necessary to correct dysfunctions in the brain’s chemistry through pharmacologic treatment. This important resource: Presents an updated and comprehensive resource for pharmacologic treatments for pet, equine, and zoo animal psychiatric disorders and behavior problems Contains in-depth information on drugs that promote neurochemical changes that will alter the mood, emotional state, reactivity, and behavior of the patient, including prescribing options and mechanisms of action Includes new chapters on the principles of psychopharmacology, miscellaneous serotonergic agents, mood stabilizers, sympatholytic agents, and NMDA antagonists Written for veterinarians, veterinary behaviorists, and veterinary students, the updated second edition of Veterinary Psychopharmacology is a complete source for current knowledge on pharmacologic behavior modification.
121,50 115,43

Pharmacotherapeutics for Veterinary Dispensing

Katrina L. Mealey

editore: Wiley-Blackwell

Delivers the foundational and practical knowledge required for pharmacists to become an integral part of the veterinary health care team, improving therapeutic outcome while preventing serious adverse drug reactions in veterinary patients Pharmacotherapeutics for Veterinary Dispensing enables pharmacists and pharmacy students to expand the breadth of their pharmacological knowledge to include common veterinary species. The book offers a practical yet complete resource for dispensing drugs for canine and feline patients, with additional chapters on horses, birds, reptiles, small mammals, and food animals. Edited by a globally recognized expert in veterinary pharmacology, and including chapters written by veterinarians with expertise in pharmacotherapy and pharmacists with expertise in veterinary medicine, this book is designed to help pharmacists enhance the quality of veterinary patient care. This book is the first to combine the expertise of both veterinarians and pharmacists to enable pharmacists to apply their knowledge and skills to assure optimal therapeutic outcomes for patients of all species. Pharmacotherapeutics for Veterinary Dispensing: Puts the information needed to safely dispense prescription and OTC drugs for veterinary patients at the pharmacists’ fingertips Focuses on crucial details of canine and feline pharmacotherapeutics Helps pharmacists avoid adverse drug reactions including pharmacogenomic and breed-related drug sensitivities Offers an authoritative resource written by leading veterinary pharmacy experts designed to integrate pharmacists into the veterinary healthcare team Includes crucial regulatory information unique to veterinary drug dispensing and compounding Pharmacotherapeutics for Veterinary Dispensing is an essential reference for all pharmacists and pharmacy students that might find themselves dispensing drugs to veterinary patients, as well as for veterinarians and others involved with dispensing veterinary drugs.
135,60 128,82

Essential Respiratory Medicine

Shanthi Paramothayan

editore: Wiley-Blackwell

pagine: 424

A succinct yet comprehensive overview of respiratory medicine, written for students and professionals Essential Respiratory Medicine is an indispensable text offering an understanding of respiratory conditions and their clinical management within evidence-based guidelines. Containing information on taking a medical history, performing examinations and investigations, diagnosis and the management of respiratory conditions, this comprehensive text was put together by a noted expert in the field. Written in an accessible manner, Essential Respiratory Medicine contains the foundational science associated with respiratory medicine, a wide-variety of practical procedures, helpful diagrams, and self-assessments designed to enhance understanding of the material presented. The text covers a variety of conditions as well as providing suggestions for engaging with patients at different stages of care. This important resource: Demonstrates an effective approach to patients presenting with common respiratory symptoms Includes a description of all key practical procedures with diagrams Discusses acute management of important respiratory emergencies Covers both acute and chronic disease Contains a companion website containing a range of learning materials, including downloadable management summaries and algorithms, an image bank, videos of patient examination, example respiratory sounds and multiple-choice questions Essential Respiratory Medicine is an essential resource for anyone on a clinical placement, rotation, or training programme in respiratory medicine.
46,00 43,70

Atlas of Dermatopathology

Tumors, Nevi, and Cysts

Gunter Burg, Werner Kempf
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editore: Wiley-Blackwell

pagine: 528

This essential guide offers trainees and practicing dermatologists alike a reliable and easy-to-navigate reference tool for the accurate and expedient diagnosis of skin diseases. With its balanced consideration of both clinical and histopathological features, the book supports the straightforward, pattern-based identification of a wide range of disorders, and breaks diagnostic criteria down into accessible, bite-sized pointers. 250 high-quality images complement the text to wonderful effect, and offer invaluable points of comparison for anyone working in the field of dermatology today.
136,00 129,20

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