Contemporary Targeted Therapies in Rheumatology

Publisher: Informa Healthcare
Number Of Pages: 636
Publication Date: 2007-10-24
ISBN-10 / ASIN: 1841844845
ISBN-13 / EAN: 9781841844848
Binding: Hardcover

Product Description:
Targeted Therapies in Rheumatology established itself as an excellent reference for all those needing to know about the clinical implications of new drugs and developments for patients suffering from rheumatoid arthritis. This volume takes up the further developments that have occurred in several of the drug therapies covered in the first volume, as well as looking at the latest areas of promising research. Targeted therapies of rheumatic diseases have become a reality and have completely changed patient care as well as patient expectations.
| Tags: Rheumatology |

Advanced Therapy of Otitis Media

Publisher: BC Decker Inc.
Number Of Pages: 554
Publication Date: 2003-11-01
ISBN-10 / ASIN: 1550092014
ISBN-13 / EAN: 9781550092011
Binding: Hardcover

Product Description:
Advanced Therapy of Otitis Media provides answers to clinical care questions from the most common problems to rare complications and sequelae of otitis media. The book targets clinicians who take care of patients with a variety of otolaryngological presentations every day. Each chapter in the book focuses on an approach to a specific clinical topic; diagnostic technique; therapeutic method; complication related question; or controversy. The chapters describe the subject, incidence, importance, etiology/pathogenesis, and management options.
| Tags: ENT |

Textbook of Psoriasis

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Number Of Pages: 360
Publication Date: 2003-12-30
ISBN-10 / ASIN: 1405107170
ISBN-13 / EAN: 9781405107174
Binding: Hardcover

Product Description:
Your concise and manageable guide to psoriasis
During the last decade, research into molecular genetics, inflammatory mechanisms and immunology has dramatically enhanced our insight into the pathogenesis of psoriasis, paralleled by a proliferation in therapeutic treatments. For those unable to keep pace with the continual volume of research on psoriasis, Textbook of Psoriasis provides a concise and digestible account of the subject.
| Tags: Dermatology |

Acute Care of the Cancer Patient

Publisher: Informa HealthCare
Number Of Pages: 1154
Publication Date: 2005-08-18
ISBN-10 / ASIN: 0824726898
ISBN-13 / EAN: 9780824726898
Binding: Hardcover

Product Description:
Drawing on the real-world experience of leading experts in oncological medicine, this reference is an invaluable source of guidance for anyone specializing in the care of acutely ill cancer patients. It provides fast access to effective techniques, therapies, and approaches for surgical, medical, pediatric, pain, and general oncology issues.
| Tags: Oncology |

Current Pediatric Diagnosis & Treatment

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical
Number Of Pages: 1420
Publication Date: 2004-09-12
ISBN-10 / ASIN: 0071429603
ISBN-13 / EAN: 9780071429603
Binding: Paperback

Product Description:
“A well-written, up-to-date general pediatric text…a very useful reference.” Emergency & Office Pediatrics(of the 13th edition) “Designed by experts, with care. The frequency with which its information is updated ensures that only the most current advances in pediatrics are included.” Online review (of the 16th edition) “Up-to-date, accurate information in a clear and concise form…A great value and a solid buy for both in the office and in the hospital.” Online review (of the 15th edition) “All you want and need to know in your pediatrics rotation…a must-have for good medical students with lots to learn and too little time.” Online review (of the 15th edition)
| Tags: Pediatric |

Bittersweet: Diabetes, Insulin, and the Transformation of Illness

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Number Of Pages: 312
Publication Date: 2003-05-26
ISBN-10 / ASIN: 0807827916
ISBN-13 / EAN: 9780807827918
Binding: Hardcover

Product Description:
In this first book-length study of the history of diabetes in the 20th-century U.S., Feudtner draws on the medical archives and letters exchanged between patients or their family members and the staff of the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston to explore how medical intervention and cultural change have affected diabetics' lives.
| Tags: Endocrinology, Family Medicine |

Handbook of Complications during Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions

Publisher: Informa HealthCare
Number Of Pages: 336
Publication Date: 2006-12-13
ISBN-10 / ASIN: 1841843806
ISBN-13 / EAN: 9781841843803
Binding: Hardcover

Product Description:
Percutaneous interventions may be very demanding, challenging and complicated. Even in apparently simple cases, this is true. This superb handbook is the first to focus solely on complications during percutaneous cardiovascular interventions. Handbook of Complications during Percutaneous Coronary Interventions provides both the neophyte and the experienced interventional cardiologist with guidance on how to prevent and to treat complications in the cath lab.
| Tags: Cardiology, Thoracic Surgery |

Clinical Ophthalmic Echography: A Case Study Approach

Publisher: Springer
Number Of Pages: 496
Publication Date: 2008-10
ISBN-10 / ASIN: 0387752439
ISBN-13 / EAN: 9780387752433
Binding: Paperback

Product Description:
Ultrasonography is an important adjuvant for the clinical assessment of a variety of ocular and orbital diseases. With proper use, one can gather a vast amount of information not possible with physical exam alone.
Ultrasound is most useful when intraocular are difficult or impossible to examine. Situations that prevent normal examination include lid problems (severe edema, partial or total tarsorrhaphy), keratoprosthesis, corneal opacities, hyphema, hypopyon, miosis, pupillary membranes, dense cataracts, or vitreous opacities (hemorrhage, inflammatory debris).
| Tags: Ophthalmology |

The SAGE Dictionary of Health and Society

Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd
Number Of Pages: 256
Publication Date: 2006-01-26
ISBN-10 / ASIN: 0761941169
ISBN-13 / EAN: 9780761941163
Binding: Paperback

Product Description:
`The inter-relationships of health, illness and society are matters of intense and growing research and debate. Kevin White has performed an extraordinary service to anyone who would wish to understand or contribute to such debates. His dictionary is authoritative and comprehensive. It provides clear, confident and succinct summaries of key terms, concepts,debates and influential figures in the field of social aspects of health' - Ray Fitzpatrick, Professor of Public Health, University of Oxford.
| Tags: Dictionary |

Clinical Applications of Bones: Allografts and Substitutes

Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company
Number Of Pages: 196
Publication Date: 2005-07-30
ISBN-10 / ASIN: 9812563431
ISBN-13 / EAN: 9789812563439
Binding: Hardcover

Product Description:
Although bone allografts were first utilized by McEwen in orthopaedic surgery in 1881, progress since then has been sporadic. With the growth of tissue banks and the greater availability of safe and sterile bone grafts, the pace has now quickened; in 2004, more than one million such grafts were used in the USA alone.
| Tags: Orthopaedics |

Upper Motor Neurone Syndrome and Spasticity: Clinical Management and Neurophysiology

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Number Of Pages: 264
Publication Date: 2008-06-02
ISBN-10 / ASIN: 0521689783
ISBN-13 / EAN: 9780521689786
Binding: Paperback

Product Description:
Spasticity is a disabling problem for many adults and children with a variety of neurological disorders such as multiple sclerosis, stroke, cerebral palsy and traumatic brain injury. A practical guide for clinicians involved in the management of spasticity, this book covers all aspects of upper motor neurone syndrome from basic neurophysiology and measurement techniques to practical therapy and the use of orthoses. Surgical techniques are also covered, as well as the particular problems of management of spasticity in childhood.
| Tags: Neurology, Physiology |

Bone Grafts and Bone Substitutes: Basic Science and Clinical Applications

Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company
Number Of Pages: 612
Publication Date: 2005-09-01
ISBN-10 / ASIN: 9812560890
ISBN-13 / EAN: 9789812560896
Binding: Hardcover

Product Description:
This book provides the latest updates on the major challenges of bridging large bone defects, where options range from autografts, “tissue engineered bone”, biomaterials (hydroxyapatite, polycaprolactone and third generation biomaterials) to prostheses. Emphasis has been made on bone tissue engineering, the current state-of-the-art in this field, problems encountered with cell culture technology, scaffolds and bone growth factors (including genomics) and the use of gene therapy for the application of bone growth factors.
| Tags: Orthopaedics |