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Mount Sinai Expert Guides: Neurology provides trainees in neurology with an extremely clinical and accessible handbook covering the major neurologic disorders and symptoms, their diagnosis and clinical management. Perfect as a point-of-care resource on the hospital wards and also as a refresher for board exam preparation, the focus throughout is on providing rapid reference, essential information on each disorder to allow for quick, easy browsing and assimilation of the must-know information. All chapters follow a consistent template including the following features: An opening bottom-line/key points section Classification, pathogenesis and prevention of disorder Evidence-based diagnosis, including relevant algorithms, laboratory and imaging tests, and potential pitfalls when diagnosing a patient Disease management including commonly used medications with dosages, management algorithms and how to prevent complications How to manage special populations, ie, in pregnancy, children and the elderly The very latest evidence-based results, major society guidelines and key external sources to consult In addition, the book comes with a companion website housing extra features such as case studies with related questions for self-assessment, key patient advice and ICD codes. Each guide also has its own mobile app available for purchase, allowing you rapid access to the key features wherever you may be. If you're specialising in neurology and require concise, practical and clinical guidance from one of the world's leading institutions in this field, then this is the perfect book for you.

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Feline Anesthesia and Pain Management offers a definitive and practical guide to feline anesthesia and pain management. The only book offering detailed practical information on anesthesia and pain management in cats, one of the world’s most popular petsWorld renowned author teamQuick reference format with full color illustrationsOffers detailed practical information on anesthesia and pain management tailored to the unique needs of cats Includes a team of world-renowned authors who are experts in veterinary anesthesia and analgesia Uses a quick reference format that makes the information easy to find and follow Presents full color images to illustrate concepts

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Liver Transplantation: Clinical Assessment and Management is the perfect tool for all gastroenterologists, hepatologists and transplant surgeons managing patients with liver disease awaiting and undergoing transplantation. Led by James Neuberger, world experts in hepatology and transplantation provide a chronological, step-by-step approach to best clinical management and patient care. Evidence-based throughout and with reference to the very latest practice guidelines from major societies such as EASL and AASLD, the book covers: When to refer a patient for liver transplantation Selection, assessment and management on the list Transplantation for acute liver failure Donation and allocation Care of the liver transplant recipient 80 high definition videos of transplant surgery allow you to watch the experts in action and provide an outstanding visual and teaching element. In addition, key points, potential pitfalls, management algorithms, and useful weblinks all help ensure rapid reference browsing. If you're managing patients requiring a liver transplant, this multimedia resource will save you time and effort by putting essential information within easy reach.

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This 1st edition of Essential Travel Medicine provides an excellent concise introduction to the specialty of Travel Medicine. This core text will enable health care practitioners particularly those new to the clinical practice of Travel Medicine, to gain a fundamental understanding of the diverse and complex issues which can potentially affect the health of the many millions of people who undertake international travel. Jane N Zuckerman is joined by Gary W Brunette from CDC and Peter A Leggat from Australia as Editors. Leading international specialists in their fields have contributed authoritative chapters reflecting current knowledge to facilitate best clinical practice in the different aspects of travel medicine. The aim of Essential Travel Medicine is to provide a comprehensive guide to Travel Medicine as well as a fundamental knowledge base to support international undergraduate and postgraduate specialty training programmes in the discipline of Travel Medicine. The 1st edition of Essential Travel Medicine offers an indispensable resource of essential information for travel health practitioners, infectious disease specialists, occupational health specialists, public health specialists, family practitioners, pharmacists and other allied health professionals. This core text will appeal similarly to those training in Travel Medicine and to those who want a concise introduction to the subject or an ideal revision companion.

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A comprehensive and innovative guide to teaching, learning and assessment in forensic science education and practitioner training Includes student exercises for mock crime scene and disaster scenarios Addresses innovative teaching methods including apps and e-gaming Discusses existing and proposed teaching methods

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Fractures of the Facial Skeleton, Second Edition gives a clear, concise and practical overview of the management of maxillofacial injuries. This new edition has been fully updated to include recent developments and improvements in facial trauma management, with expanded sections on emergency and early treatment, soft tissue injuries and major maxillofacial injuries. Written by an experienced author team, this text will appeal to trainees in all surgical specialities involved in facial trauma. Summary tables and colour illustrations throughout aid understanding, making this both an ideal introduction to the subject and a useful exam revision text. Key features include: New, updated edition of a well-respected text Easy-to-read, practical clinical handbook Covers aetiology and anatomy, emergency management of trauma, imaging, treatment of dentoalveolar, mandible and midfacial injuries, postoperative care, and complications Suitable for postgraduate students, trainees and practitioners in oral and maxillofacial surgery and practitioners of other medical disciplines involved in facial trauma

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Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine: An Introduction, Fourth Edition offers a user-friendly guide to the unique anatomy and physiology, care, common diseases, and treatment of small mammals and nonhuman primates. Carefully designed for ease of use, the book includes tip boxes, images, and review questions to aid in comprehension and learning. The Fourth Edition adds new information on transgenic mice, drug dosages, techniques, and environmental enrichment, making the book a comprehensive working manual for the care and maintenance of common laboratory animals. The book includes information on topics ranging from genetics and behavior to husbandry and techniques in mice, rats, gerbils, hamsters, guinea pigs, chinchillas, rabbits, ferrets, and nonhuman primates. A companion website provides editable review questions and answers, instructional PowerPoints, and additional images not found in the book. Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine is an invaluable resource for practicing veterinarians, veterinary students, veterinary technicians, and research scientists.

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An accessible guide that introduces students in all areas of life sciences to bioinformatics Basic Applied Bioinformatics provides a practical guidance in bioinformatics and helps students to optimize parameters for data analysis and then to draw accurate conclusions from the results. In addition to parameter optimization, the text will also familiarize students with relevant terminology. Basic Applied Bioinformatics is written as an accessible guide for graduate students studying bioinformatics, biotechnology, and other related sub-disciplines of the life sciences. This accessible text outlines the basics of bioinformatics, including pertinent information such as downloading molecular sequences (nucleotide and protein) from databases; BLAST analyses; primer designing and its quality checking, multiple sequence alignment (global and local using freely available software); phylogenetic tree construction (using UPGMA, NJ, MP, ME, FM algorithm and MEGA7 suite), prediction of protein structures and genome annotation, RNASeq data analyses and identification of differentially expressed genes and similar advanced bioinformatics analyses. The authors Chandra Sekhar Mukhopadhyay, Ratan Kumar Choudhary, and Mir Asif Iquebal are noted experts in the field and have come together to provide an updated information on bioinformatics. Salient features of this book includes: Accessible and updated information on bioinformatics tools A practical step-by-step approach to molecular-data analyses Information pertinent to study a variety of disciplines including biotechnology, zoology, bioinformatics and other related fields Worked examples, glossary terms, problems and solutions Basic Applied Bioinformatics gives students studying bioinformatics, agricultural biotechnology, animal biotechnology, medical biotechnology, microbial biotechnology, and zoology an updated introduction to the growing field of bioinformatics.

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This fully updated and enhanced third edition offers a highly practical, application-based review of the biological basis of radiation oncology and the clinical efficacy of radiation therapy. Revised edition of the classic reference in radiation oncology from Dr. C.C. Wang, whose practical approach to clinical application was legendary Includes the latest developments in the field: intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), image guided radiation therapy, and particle beam therapy Includes two brand new chapters Palliative Radiotherapy, and Statistics in Radiation Oncology Features a vibrant and extremely comprehensive head and neck section Provides immediately applicable treatment algorithms for each tumor

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A thorough updating of the best-selling, vital reference and textbook on melanocytic proliferations PRAISE FOR THE FIRST EDITION: “Well-written and entertaining” —Modern Pathology “An extremely helpful guide for the practicing dermatopathologist or general pathologist” —Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine “An incredibly relevant clinical-histopathologic text” —Doody’s Melanocytic proliferations comprise a large number of pigmented lesions of the skin and muscosa. Of these, melanoma is of particular interest to clinicians and their patients. The rising number of incidences of melanoma has led to increased interest in the disease from diagnostic, management, and basic science perspectives. The Melanocytic Proliferations: A Comprehensive Textbook of Pigmented Lesions is the most complete single-source treatment of the subject available—thoroughly updated to reflect the very latest studies and clinical experience in diagnosing and treating melanocytic proliferation. This new edition of the bestseller presents an experience- and evidence-based review of pigmented lesions that encompasses the biology, diagnosis, and treatment of melanocytic proliferations and disorders, including melanoma. It comes with over 300 new color images—bringing the total to over 600—and contains two completely new chapters: Dermatoscopic Diagnosis of Melanoma; and Reflectance Confocal Microscopy. Chapter coverage includes: • An approach to the clinical diagnosis of melanoma, its precursors, and its clinical mimics • Freckles and lentigines • Benign acquired nevi • Dermal dendritic melanocytic proliferations/dermal melanocytoses • Spitz nevus • Combined nevus, deep penetrating nevus, plexiform spindle cell nevus, and borderline tumors of the deep penetrating nevus variant • Recurrent melanocytic nevus • Congenital nevi • Dysplastic melanocytic nevi, de novo intradermal epithelioid and lentiginous melanocytic dysplasias, and nevi at specific anatomic sites • Melanoma • Conjunctival melanocytic proliferations • Use of adjunctive immunoperoxidase, molecular, and ultrastructural studies in the diagnosis of melanocytic proliferations • Biology of melanoma • Borderline melanocytic proliferation • Dermatoscopic diagnosis of melanoma • Reflectance confocal microscopy • Therapy of melanoma The Melanocytic Proliferations: A Comprehensive Textbook of Pigmented Lesions is an incredibly important text for all clinical pathologists, dermatopathologists, surgical pathologists, dermatologists, cosmetic physicians, and surgeons.