Endoscopic Spine Procedures

"avoidance. It is a well written, insightfully organized text of an advanced surgical technique that will assist any spine surgeon looking to learn or perfect this endoscopic procedure." This book begins with an overview of the principles of percutaneous endoscopic spine surgery followed by a detailed discussion of applied anatomy, surgical approaches and techniques, and potential complications for the different spine regions. Each c...

Radiographic Atlas of Skeletal Maturation

I have been in practice as a general diagnostic radiologist. However, I have a large pediatric patient population in my practice. This book is well organized, sorted by gender and body part. Multiple views of extremities are shown, giving the practitioner expected morphology of children who are skeletally immature. In combination with Keat's Development Variants, this makes a great addition to the Kindle library on my iPad 4. Since t...

Drugs That Changed the World (100 Key Points)

Drugs are used in the diagnosis, alleviation, treatment, prevention or cure of disease. This is a book about drugs, how they came to be, and how they exert their ‘magic’. Today we have drugs to protect against infectious diseases, to alleviate aches and pains, to allow new organs to replace the old, and for brain functions to be modified. Yet, for the most part the manner by which drugs are developed and by whom remains a mystery. Dr...

Differential Diagnosis in Neuroimaging: Brain and Meninges

This is a highly valuable book that contains a tremendous amount of information in words and pictures. It should be a must-have guide and reference manual for anyone involved in neurology and neurosurgery. ...an outstanding way to learn imaging anatomy and corresponding diseases...This [series] is a highly desirable set of books and would be a valuable addition to any neuroradiologist's personal collection, and certainly to any depar...

Developing Practical Nursing Skills, Fourth Edition

Developing Practical Nursing Skills, Fourth Edition helps you learn and perfect the practical skills required to become a qualified nurse. Patient-focussed and adopting a caring approach, this essential text will also help you to integrate nursing values alongside physical skills in your daily practice. Key features include: Full colour text design with clear illustrations and clinical photographs to aid visual learning Evidence-base...

Gender Affirmation: Medical and Surgical Perspectives

The text is well-organized, clear, and concise, and written by experts in the field. Health care professionals who provide care to transgender and gender nonconforming individuals will find this book didactic and useful. -- Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Some people pursue medical interventions as part of the process of expressing their gender, and an increasing number of gender affirmation surgeries are being performed. This b...

Yamamoto New Scalp Acupuncture: Principles and Practice, 2nd Edition

This book is different from what I expected and, if I had been a little bit more on the ball about understanding it's contents, I probably wouldn't have bought it. I was looking for a book on scalp acupuncture that involved stimulating the parts of the brain involved motor/sensory and other neurological centers. This is not that type of book. It doesn't necessarily take into account the various centers of the brain, instead it looks ...

Introduction to Smart eHealth and eCare Technologies

Both the demographics and lack of resources in the health and well-being industry are increasingly forcing us to find alternative solutions for individualized health and social care. In an effort to address this issue, smart technologies present enormous potential in solving this challenge. This book strives to enhance communication and collaboration between technology and health and social care sectors. The reader will receive an ex...

Medical Education: A History in 100 Images

This fascinating guide to medical education introduces the reader to the historical development of this important subject through 100 powerful images from the prestigious Wellcome Library Collection that highlight key figures in the field and innovations that have taken place, not just in the recent past but over the centuries. The readable text that accompanies each image both describes that image and shows how the ideas arising fro...