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Mitral Valve Surgery: Repair, Reconstruction and Replacement

Mitral Valve Surgery: Repair, Reconstruction and Replacement Lowest used price: $942.07
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Author: Cohn


In the Country of Hearts: Journeys in the Art of Medicine

In the Country of Hearts:  Journeys in the Art of Medicine Lowest new price: $7.85
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Author: John Stone

A cardiologist offers a collection of essays about the two hearts everyone possesses, the literal one and the metaphorical heart

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Acromegaly: Pathology, Diagnosis and Treatment

Acromegaly: Pathology, Diagnosis and Treatment Lowest new price: $31.63
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Author: Aart Jan van der Lely
Brand: Brand: CRC Press

This book reviews the pathophysiology and physical manifestations of acromegaly and discusses the multiple treatment options now available for the management of the patient with acromegaly. The book contains an ample number of illustrations that help to emphasize points of particular interest, including radiological, histopathological, and physical diagnosis images. Sections are devoted to detailing important topics including determinants of pathological effects of disease activity in acromegaly, individual therapeutic choices and criteria for diagnosis, and disease control.

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Fulfilling the Potential for Cancer Prevention and Early Detection

Fulfilling the Potential for Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Lowest new price: $18.00
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Author: National Research Council

Cancer ranks second only to heart disease as a leading cause of death in the United States, making it a tremendous burden in years of life lost, patient suffering, and economic costs. Fulfilling the Potential for Cancer Prevention and Early Detection reviews the proof that we can dramatically reduce cancer rates. The National Cancer Policy Board, part of the Institute of Medicine, outlines a national strategy to realize the promise of cancer prevention and early detection, including specific and wide-ranging recommendations. Offering a wealth of information and directly addressing major controversies, the book includes:

• A detailed look at how significantly cancer could be reduced through lifestyle changes, evaluating approaches used to alter eating, smoking, and exercise habits. • An analysis of the intuitive notion that screening for cancer leads to improved health outcomes, including a discussion of screening methods, potential risks, and current recommendations. • An examination of cancer prevention and control opportunities in primary health care delivery settings, including a review of interventions aimed at improving provider performance. • Reviews of professional education and training programs, research trends and opportunities, and federal programs that support cancer prevention and early detection.

This in-depth volume will be of interest to policy analysts, cancer and public health specialists, health care administrators and providers, researchers, insurers, medical journalists, and patient advocates.


Leg Pain

Leg Pain Lowest new price: $43.24
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Author: Magruder Donaldson

This small volume is devoted to one of the most common patient complaints encountered by practitioners of adult medicine, and one that frequently presents the initial examining physician with a diagnostic conundrum. Few internists, primary care physicians, emergency room physicians, or medical or surgical subspecialists are thoroughly familiar with the neurologic, orthopedic, immunologic, and vascular causes of leg pain, and help from the literature requires access to multiple texts from diverse medical and surgical specialties.

Leg Pain brings together, in a compact and easily transportable volume, expertise from the fields of vascular surgery, neurology, orthopedics and rheumatology, to offer insights into the clinical signs and symptoms associated with leg pain of diverse origins.

· Emphasizes distinguishing features of the various types of leg pain, most of which can be determined by a simple history and physical examination.

· Much important data are presented in tabular form to aid in arriving at a correct diagnosis.

· Contains practical illustrations including a large section showcasing normal anatomy of the lower extremity.


Handbook of Interventional Radiologic Procedures

Handbook of Interventional Radiologic Procedures Lowest new price: $43.21
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Designed for radiologists and cardiologists, this edition is divided into seven sections and covers thrombolysis; renal, coronary and extremity angioplasty; and nephrostomy. New to this edition is an appendix on haemodynamic monitoring.

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Recovery: A Guide for Mental Health Practitioners, 1e

Recovery: A Guide for Mental Health Practitioners, 1e Lowest new price: $26.26
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Author: Peter N Watkins MEd RMN RNT DipN Dip Hum Psych
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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. In this book the author charts the journey of recovery from severe and disabling mental health problems. The book's optimistic tone challenges the prevailing notion that recovery is an outcome open only to a minority. It describes the necessary transformation of mental health services into a recovery culture. At the heart of the book are five recovery stories which are a testament to the indomitable nature of the human spirit that enables us to rise above adversity. It is these themes that mental health professionals must engage with if they are to be guides and companions to people on their recovery journeys.

  • Uses a model of recovery based on the ‘hero's journey'
  • Maps a clear pathway to recovery that can be used collaboratively by clients and mental health professionals
  • In-depth exploration of recovery relationships and a recovery culture

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Current Care of Women: Diagnosis and Treatment (Lange Current Series)

Current Care of Women: Diagnosis and Treatment (Lange Current Series) Lowest new price: $45.00
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Author: Dawn P. Lemcke
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A practical, up-to-date, multidisciplinary source of information on the care of women in a primary care setting. More than sixty contributors provide clinically relevant information on diseases and disorders unique to women. The book addresses general topics affecting women’s health such as prevention, health care access, communication styles, and cultural and racial issues. Following the popular Lange CURRENT format, this comprehensive text features superbly organized rapidly accessible information.

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Explaining Cardiac Surgery

Explaining Cardiac Surgery Lowest new price: $241.35
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Author: Tom Treasure

Illustrated with approximately 100 anatomical drawings, this work provides the information physicians need to make referral decisions and explain to their patients what surgery entails.
In addition, the chapters on patient assessment and post-operative care, based on the author's experience of patients' needs and concerns, give expert advice on the practice issues of preparation for surgery and post-operative care and rehabilitation.
Chapters include: pre-operative assessment; techniques; surgery for coronary artery disease; complications of ischaemic heart disease; valvular heart disease; heart and lung failure; emergencies; congenital heart disease; patient management in the early and long term postoperative stages.


ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription Lowest new price: $22.99
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Author: American College of Sports Medicine
Brand: Brand: Lippincott Williams n Wilkins

The single most internationally read and referenced text in sports medicine, exercise science, and health and fitness, this manual succinctly summarizes recommended procedures for exercise testing and exercise prescription in healthy and diseased individuals. The Seventh Edition contains the most current public health and clinical information and state-of-the-art, research-based recommendations.

Coverage represents the fundamental knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) that must be mastered by candidates for all ACSM certifications. Written by international experts in numerous fields, the Seventh Edition covers additional topics including arthritis, osteoporosis, dyslipidemia, immunology, and metabolic syndrome.

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