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Author: Magruder Donaldson
This small volume is devoted to one of the most common patientcomplaints encountered by practitioners of adult medicine, and onethat frequently presents the initial examining physician with adiagnostic conundrum. Few internists, primary care physicians,emergency room physicians, or medical or surgical subspecialistsare thoroughly familiar with the neurologic, orthopedic,immunologic, and vascular causes of leg pain, and help from theliterature requires access to multiple texts from diverse medicaland surgical specialties.
Leg Pain brings together, in a compact and easilytransportable volume, expertise from the fields of vascularsurgery, neurology, orthopedics and rheumatology, to offer insightsinto the clinical signs and symptoms associated with leg pain ofdiverse origins.
· Emphasizes distinguishing features of the various typesof leg pain, most of which can be determined by a simple historyand physical examination.
· Much important data are presented in tabular form to aidin arriving at a correct diagnosis.
· Contains practical illustrations including a largesection showcasing normal anatomy of the lower extremity.
|Imaging in Cardiovascular Disease
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Recommended in the Brandon/Hill selected list of print books and journals for the small medical library - April 2001 & 2003 Imaging in Cardiovascular Disease provides the vital information clinicians need to accurately assess the complex array of cardiovascular imaging modalities and to determine their appropriate, cost-effective applications in clinical cardiology. The first section examines every major imaging technology--ultrasound-based methods, radionuclide-based methods/nuclear cardiology, X-ray methods, and magnetic resonance-based methods, as well as analytic approaches to cost-effectiveness and outcomes measurement. A major portion of the book describes the role of specific techniques in diagnosing specific disorders, thus providing a useful guide to choosing the right imaging test for a given clinical situation. The concluding section discusses the implications of managed care and other health care reforms for imaging applications. More than 600 illustrations complement the text. SPECIAL PRICE OFFER ! Please note that a Special Price for this title of u95.00 / 153.00 Euros is available until the 1st May 2002 . Normal price is u117.00 / 204.00 Euros
|Clinical Skills for Adult Primary Care
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Here is a practical, reliable guide to the most crucial task confronting the primary care physician: acquiring maximum clinical information through the bedside skills of history-taking and physical examination. Written by a group of experienced clinicians, this book is filled with "pearls" of information that will improve the diagnostic skills of every practitioner.
In keeping with today's managed-care constraints on laboratory testing, this text emphasizes diagnosis based on clinical findings and judicious use of laboratory tests.
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From its humble beginnings in the 1950's as an adaptation of marine sonar systems, echocardiography has recently grown rapidly in its usage and importance. Advanced computer techniques now allow imaging of the heart in many planes through many windows. Each section of this book contains all forms of ultrasound imaging including transesophagael (TOE), intra operative, epicardial and intravascular as well as the more standard types. The book's purpose is to improve diagnosis of cardiac disease through the use of the latest echocardiographic methods of investigation. It will appeal to physicians in training and in practice, to technicians and radiologists interested in ultrasound.
|Running Without Fear: How to Reduce the Risk of Heart Attack and Sudden Death During Aerobic Exercise
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Author: Kenneth H. Cooper
Offers a corrective set of guidelines for those exercise enthusiasts who are pushing their bodies dangerously beyond a healthy limit and those not pushing them far enough
|Advances in Chromatography: Volume 37
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Volume 37 examines timely subjects such as single and multichannel techniques for the assessment of peak purity; technological and methodological innovations in steady-state and dynamic-state fluorescence detection; and more.
|Interventional Cardiology Self-Assessment and Review
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Author: Martin B. Leon
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Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C. Exam review presented in anticipation of the forthcoming requirement for formal certification in interventional cardiology as proposed by the field's professional organizations. Includes more than 500 multiple-choice questions. Softcover.
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|Cardiac Pacing (Landes Bioscience Medical Handbook (Vademecum))
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Author: Charles J. Love
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Pocket-sized handbook for physicians or residents who come in contact with patients who have implanted heart rhythm control devices. Covers basic and advanced pacemaker functions, malfunctions, and indications for the use of pacemakers and defibrillators. Trim size: 8 x 5 inches. Wire-spiral binding. DNLM: Pacemaker, Artificial.
|Recovery: A Guide for Mental Health Practitioners
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Author: Peter N Watkins MEd RMN RNT DipN Dip Hum Psych
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
|Disorders of Thrombosis and Hemostasis: Clinical and Laboratory Practice
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Author: Rodger L. Bick
Written for a multidisciplinary audience, this revision presents current data on antithrombotic therapy including warfarins and heparin, delivers practical techniques for diagnosing and treating bleeding and clotting disorders, and includes all topics necessary for board review. This practical text covers disorders of thrombosis and hemostasis in a logical and sequential manner: etiology, pathophysiology, clinical and laboratory diagnosis, and management. Also included are diagnostic tests for deep venous thrombosis, three new clotting defects, hereditary disorders and defects, liver and renal diseases, cardiovascular events, and problems in obstetrical/gynecological patients. It is a brandon-hill recommended title.