Medicine

Sleep Apnea: Implications in Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease

Sleep Apnea: Implications in Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease specifically addresses the cardiovascular and cerebrovascular consequences of sleep apnea and is geared toward a broad readership of physicians that will ultimately aid patients suffering from sleep apnea.

Rare Hematological Malignancies

This hugely practical work will be a bible in the pocket of hematologists and other practitioners everywhere, covering as it does malignant hematologic diseases that physicians will only occasionally see. It provides accurate, up-to-date information on the disease biology as well as practical recommendations concerning disease management. Information concerning these diseases, and particularly regarding their management, can be extremely difficult to find. Not any more.

Six Modern Plagues and How We Are Causing Them

West Nile Virus - Mad Cow Disease - HIV/AIDS - Hantavirus - Lyme Disease ... and a new strain of Salmonella. Such modern epidemics have emerged over the past few decades as mysterious, yet significant risks to human health. These "plagues" are forcing us to modify our lifestyles in ways that minimize our chances of becoming a statistic in the latest tally of the afflicted.

Self-ligating Brackets in Orthodontics

Offering advantages in design, efficiency, treatment time, and retention, self-ligating brackets have become a major part of modern orthodontic practice. Self-Ligating Brackets in Orthodontics: Current Concepts and Techniques summarizes all information and clinical studies on these popular systems, integrating them with the authors' practical, hands-on experience. From materials and mechanics, to diagnostic and therapeutic principles, to step-by-step treatment techniques, the book is a visual guide and compendium to this groundbreaking field.

The Outpatient Breast Clinic: Aiming at Best Practice

This full-colour, richly-illustrated book is an excellent source of rapidly retrievable information on aspects of relevance in daily clinical practice in the outpatient breast clinic. Expert guidance is provided on a full range of topics, including pitfalls of clinical examination, imaging and related tissue diagnosis, approaches to management decision-making in different disorders, the role of surgery and adjuvant therapy, follow-up and rehabilitation.

Dental Materials and Their Selection, 4th edition

Fundamental principles of material science are closely integrated with everyday dental practice in the newly revised edition of this classic textbook. Written in a practical, straightforward manner with the student practitioner in mind, this book presents the essential knowledge of material structure and properties. A glossary of terms and discussion questions are included with each chapter to help students focus on the concepts they will need as practicing dentists. Promoting problem-based learning through the use of real-life clinical scenarios, the authors show how to apply the framework of material science to restorative treatment plans.

Fibromyalgia: Clinical Guidelines and Treatments

This practical text provides a clinical overview of the etiology, diagnosis and treatment for fibromyalgia. Current evidence-based treatments and guidelines are emphasized along with lifestyle modification suggestions for the patient. Also included is a review of current literature, research and emerging developments on this prevalent pain syndrome. A range of healthcare specialties, including pain management, rheumatology, neurology, internal medicine and family practice, will find this comprehensive guide to be a valuable resource to their routine treatment of fibromyalgia and improve patient's quality of life.

Cardiac Management of Oncology Patients

This book is designed for clinical cardiologists and other physicians working with cardiac patients, where specific specialized teams of cardio-oncologists are not available and who are called to perform a clinical consultation to evaluate both the cardiac condition and the eligibility for chemotherapy or radiotherapy treatment, and to evaluate if a cancer treatment produces toxic effects on a patient treated with chemo or radiotherapy and if appearance of new symptoms is due to this treatment.

Branching Process Models of Cancer

This volume develops results on continuous time branching processes and applies them to study rate of tumor growth, extending classic work on the Luria-Delbruck distribution. As a consequence, the author calculate the probability that mutations that confer resistance to treatment are present at detection and quantify the extent of tumor heterogeneity. As applications, the author evaluate ovarian cancer screening strategies and give rigorous proofs for results of Heano and Michor concerning tumor metastasis.

Disorders of Thrombosis and Hemostasis in Pregnancy: A Guide to Management (2nd edition)

In this second edition of Disorders of Thrombosis and Hemostasis in Pregnancy - A Guide to Management the content has been thoroughly updated, with a particular focus on strengthening the management sections to ensure that advice on management represents state of the art.

The Spinal Cord from Gestational Week 4 to the 4th Postnatal Month

This first volume in the Atlas of Human Central Nervous System Development series sets the stage with complete coverage of the spinal cord from gestational week 4 to the 4th postnatal month. 3D color images provide a holistic view of the structural changes during spinal cord morphogenesis.

Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Concise Textbook

Now for the first time, a new diagnosis and treatment guide with even more focus on the most commonly encountered disorders than ever before. Hundreds of diseases and disorders are covered in this new succinct evidence-based guide to treatment and diagnosis in internal medicine. Organized by body system, and focused on critical core topics, the Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Concise Textbook is replete with summary tables, algorithms, summary points and more than 750 pearls that provide on-the-spot clinical knowledge. Easy-access to current medications, indications and side-effects are included to save time and improve treatment outcomes.

 

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