The Atlas of Emergency Medicine

The most complete and trusted visual compendium of emergency medicine―extensively updated with 1500 full-color illustrations A Doody's Core Title for 2015! 4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! "This is an excellent study aid, especially for visual learners....This atlas is perhaps the most comprehensive source of high quality emergency medicine images available....This book is outstanding. I used it just before my in-service exam and found it a de...

Kardiale Resynchronisationstherapie (CRT)

Die Kardiale Resynchronisationstherapie (CRT) hat sich in den letzten Jahren als Verfahren für die Behandlung schwerer chronischer Herzinsuffizienz etabliert. Das Buch gibt einen Überblick über die Grundlagen der CRT und ist zugleich praktischer Leitfaden für angehende und fortgeschrittene Implanteure. Anhand von didaktisch aufbereiteten Röntgenbildern wird jeder einzelne Schritt der Implantation anschaulich dargestellt. Die beiliege...

Successful Nurse Communication: Safe Care, Healthy Workplaces & Rewarding Careers

Develop the skills and techniques you need to communicate effectively with patients, families, and colleagues while examining the critical role communication plays in assuring the safe and ethical practice of nursing. You’ll explore all of the critical ways your ability to communicate successfully can positively impact not only nurse-client, nurse-family, and colleague-colleague relationships, but also your ability to make the work e...

Treating People With Psychosis in Institutions: A Psychoanalytic Perspective

This book brings together the histories of a number of psychoanalytically-informed hospitals, and provides a synthesis of the theoretical underpinnings in the institutional practice of each. Of particular interest is how psychoanalysts and psychoanalytically-trained staff working in institutions apply their theoretical understanding, and in what ways the psychoanalytic technique has been modified or adapted to the treatment of indivi...

Antropologia dei sensi

Helmuth Ptessner, uno dei fondatori dell’antropologia filosofica, indaga sulla dimensione corporea della nostra esistenza. Qual è il “senso dei sensi”? Perché la vista risulta più legata alla conoscenza scientifica rispetto agli altri sensi? Cosa succede quando qualcosa viene tradotto da un senso a un altro, da un gesto a un suono, da una parola a un grafico? La principale novità sta nel fatto che si conduce un esame specifico delle ...

Pre-Examination Procedures in Laboratory Diagnostics

The preanalytical phase is an important component of Laboratory medicine and errors arising in this phase affect the validity of laboratory results. In this book, physicians and clinical staff have access to valuable information about the current preanalytical variables and factors (patient preparation, sample collection, handling and processing before analysis).

Williams Manual of Hematology

A full-color clinical reference covering both common and uncommon blood disorders – referenced to the world’s leading hematology text Williams Manual of Hematology, Ninth Edition provides a quick-access summary of the epidemiology, etiology, pathogenesis, diagnostic criteria, differential diagnosis, and therapy of blood cell and coagulation protein disorders. The 93 chapters of the Manual are a distillation of the disease- and therap...

Collaborators Collaborating

As bio-capital in the form of medical knowledge, skills and investments moves with greater frequency from its origin in First World industrialized settings to resource-poor communities with weak or little infrastructure, countries with emerging economies are starting to expand new indigenous science bases of their own. The case studies here, from the UK, West Africa, Sri Lanka, Papua New Guinea, Latin America and elsewhere, explore t...

Electrochemotherapy, Electrogenetherapy, and Transdermal Drug Delivery

Pulsed electric fields have been applied to living systems in vitro for a host of delivery applications since the early 1980s. It has been established that the primary effect that electrical treatment has on cells is an induced increase in the permeability of membranes to exogenous molecules. This state of increased permeability was noted to be temporary and could be induced with little or no effect on cell viability. This physical p...

Case Files High-Risk Obstetrics

Real patients, real cases teach you high-risk obstetrics "This is an excellent handbook on high risk obstetrics. The ideal audience is medical students or residents in the field who like real life scenarios to accentuate their learning. It is best suited for those in a time crunch, and residents and students certainly qualify. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service Case Files: High-Risk Obstetrics uses fifty clinical cases to illustrate e...